Emert's Cove Methodist Episcopal Church and Cemetery Deed
Property donated by Daniel Emert for the Emert Cove Methodist Episcopal Church and Cemetery in Sevier County, Tennessee. Deeded on 13th April 1846 to Trustees of Emert Cove Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Recorded on Wednesday, 15th April 1846 in Sevier County Deed Book 'H', pages 56-57.
Transcribed by Randy Emert, the deed is as follows:
This Indenture made and entered into this 13th day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty six, between Daniel Emert of the County of Sevier and State of Tennessee of the first part and Phillip Shults, Frederick Locke Emert, Daniel Emert, Mitchell Broiles and Pleasant Shults, Trustees in trust for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, all for the County and State aforesaid of the other part.
Witnessed that the said, Daniel Emert, doth give, grant and convey unto the above named Trustees in trust and their Successors, in office, for the purposes therein after mentioned a tract or parcel of land situated in the County of Sevier in Emerts Cove on the big East fork of little Pigeon river adjoining the land of said Daniel Emert and bounded as follows.
Beginning on a beech on the bank of the river (Little Pigeon) North 69 East seven poles and fifteen links to a rock and apple tree, North 24.5 West sixteen poles and thirteen links to a white oak, South 66 West eight poles to a rock & sycamore on the bank of the river, then up the river a direct line to the beginning including grave yard containing one acre more or less.
To have and to hold the above described land with all and singular the appertainenances and privileges thereto belonging unto them the above named Trustees and their Successors forever in trust for the use of the members of said Methodist Episcopal Church, South, as a place for the worship of Almighty God and said Trustees and their Successors Shall forever permit such ministers or preachers as may be appointed or sent by the Conferences of said Church and all other regular appointed ministers of said Church to preach and expound the Holy Scriptures and administer the Sacrament and all the other Holy ordinances at the said place of worship.
And the said Daniel Emert, doth forever warrant and defend the title to the said land and every part thereof to the said Trustees and their Successors in office against the lawful claims of all persons whatever.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this 13th day of April 1846.
Daniel Emert [Seal]
M. W. McCown
State of Tennessee, (Sevier County)
Personally appeared before me, Wm. S. J. Ford, Clerk of the County Court of said County, Daniel Emert the Bargainer to the foregoing deed with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the same for the purposes therein contained.
Witness my hand, at office, in Sevierville, the 13th day of April 1846.
Wm. S. J. Ford, Clk.
Recd the foregoing deed into office for registration on the 15th day of April 1846 at 10 o'clock and 20 minutes AM, Book 1st, page 13th.
Registered this 15th day of April 1846.
M. W. McCown, Regr. of Sevier County
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