Bullitt County History

Emma T. Wilson to the Hebron Cemetery Company

In September 1894, Emma T. Wilson deeded a three acre tract to the Hebron Cemetery Company that became the home of Hebron Cemetery in Bullitt County. Here is the deed.

Bullitt County Deed Book 30, Pages 521-522

This deed made and entered into this 15th day of September 1894 by and between Emma T. Wilson of the first part and the Hebron Cemetery Company of Bullitt County, Kentucky. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of $150 cash in hand paid to the said Emma T. Wilson, has bargained and sold and does hereby convey and deliver with covenant of "General Warranty" to the Hebron Cemetery Company and its successors the following described real estate lying in Bullitt County, Kentucky, bounded thus.

Beginning at the corner of John Summers and Emma T. Wilson in the center of the turnpike road near Hebron Church Yard, thence S 85°55' E 33 3/4 poles to a stone, thence S 4°5' W 15 poles to a stone, thence N 85°55' W 33 3/4 poles to the middle of the turnpike road, thence with the turnpike road N 13°40' E 15 1/4 poles to the place of beginning, containing three acres, unto the said company, its successors and assigns, to have and to hold forever.

In testimony whereof the party of the first part has hereto set name the day and year above written. (signed) Emma T. Wilson.

State of Kentucky, Bullitt County I E. E. McCormick, clerk of the Bullitt County Court in the state of Kentucky, certify that on the 15th day of September 1894 the foregoing deed from Emma T. Wilson to the Hebron Cemetery Co. was produced to me in my county and acknowledged and delivered before me by Emma T. Wilson, grantor thereto to be her act and deed. It was on 17th day of October 1894 lodged in my office and ordered to be recorded, which with this certificate I have truly recorded in my office this the 2nd day of January 1894.

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