Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Yet Another Acklin Deed (Franklin Co., TN)

Franklin Co., Tennessee, Deeds
Date: [About 1851]
 [Morris] Newton Acklin*, William D. Shepherd and Mildred, his wife, and Alexander Acklin, Mary R. Acklin, Pleasant Hill and Julia, his wife....
Richard N. Farris and his heirs....

Land in District 7
21 acres more or less
Beginning sourwood sapling on west bank of Elk River, the southwest ...of a tract of land deeded by Abner Herron to James V. Acklin, thence N 187 and 2/10 to a black gum and dogwood, thence east to ...of Elk River, then south with the meanders of said river to beginning...
Witnesses: Hugh Blackwood and Porter Staten

*Possibly this Morris Newton Acklin/Acklen on the Republic of Texas Claims (also listed was C.B. "Kit" Acklin)

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