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The State of Texas

Angelina County

This indenture made the 27th day of July 1850 between Margaret McAnally as administratrix of John McAnally Decd of the one part and Joshua B. Cochran of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars to the said Margaret McAnally in hand paid by the said Joshua B. Cochran before the sealing and delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof. She does hereby acknowledge … the said John McAnally bargained and sold unto the said Joshua B. Cochran and J. Margaret McAnally his lawful administratrix in his name and stance confirm and by these presents doth grant bargain sell alien and confirm unto the said Joshua B. Cochran and his heirs a certain piece or parcel of land lying and being in Angelina County and the State of Texas about 16 miles S.E. by S from Marion Beginning 2200 varas S 45 W from the East corner of Thomas Hanks Survey point from which a hickory bears S 111 East 3 4/10 varas at black oak bears N 81 W 7 4/10 varas Thence S 45 E at … varas The N. line of Patric Mullins Survey point from which a white oak bears S. 57 E 1 8/10 varas a Sweet gum bears N. 76 E 111 varas. Thence N. 45 E with Said Survey 1885 a Post and mound from which a red oak bears S 111 E. marked P.M. a … bears N. 82 W. 3 varas. Thence S. 45V # with Mullins N. E line at 500 varas point from which a sweet gum bears N 35 W 6 varas a point bears S 60 E 34/10 varas. Thence 45 E at 1884 varas a post from which a red oak bears S 75 W. 10 varas a holly bears N 6 W. 6 varas thence N 45 West 1270 varas a post from which an Overcrip oak bears S 56 E 9 varas as a sweet gum bears S 3V W. 9 varas thence S 45 W at 1269 varas said Hanks E corner 3469 varas to the beginning. It being six hundred and thirty seven acres of a tract of a six hundred and forty acres granted to John McAnally on the Seventeenth day of October 18..hereby relinquishing to him the said Joshua B. Cochran and his heirs or assigns forever all the right and title in and to said Land heretofore held and possessed by the said John McAnally in Witness whereof I the said Margaret McAnally hath hereunto set my hand and seal this the day and year above written.

her  X  mark

Witness Margaret  McAnally

Geo. H. Livingston

Wm. B. Walker
 
 
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority Margaret McAnally administratrix of the estate of John McAnally Dead to me well known, who acknowledge that she had signed the within instrument of writing to J. B. Cochran ;and that it was for the consideration and purposes in the same set forth and contained.

Given under my hand and seal of Office at Marion July the 28th 1851

F. B. Brown

Clerk County Court

Angelina County

 

Received for Record July the 28th A.D. 1841 at 2 P.M.

F. B. Brown

Clerk County Court

Angelina County

 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

I, F. B. Brown Clerk of the County court within and for said County hereby certify that the foregoing instrument of writing was duly Recorded in Book B pages 49 & 50 Angelina County Records of Deeds on the day of the date hereof at 9 A.M.

 

Given under my hand and Seal of Office at Marion this 31st day of July 1851.

F. B. Brown

Clerk County Court

Angelina County

 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

This indenture made the 5th day of November, 1867, between William Henington, of the County of Angelina and State of Texas, of the first part and Sarah Ann Cochran of the County and State aforesaid of the second part, witnesseth:

That the said of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of One Dollar, to him in hand paid by the party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath bargained and sold, and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said party of the second part and toher heirs and assigns, for over all of a certain tract or parcel of land in Angelina County, about 11 miles S. 30 E. from Marion, beginning at the North corner of a 320 acre survey made in the name of A. Young, from which a Hickory 24 in. dia. brs. S. 82 W. 8 vrs., another 10 in. dia. brs. N. 85 E. 85 8/10 vrs.; thence South 45 E. 770 vrs; thence North 3 line of a survey of one league in the name of Pat Mullians from which a Post Oak 14 in. dia. brs. N. 60 E. 8 vrs.; thence North 60 W. 9 vrs., a Red Oak 14 in. dia. brs. S. 60 E. 8 vrs.; thence North 45 E. 540 vrs, the S. corner of a survey of 640 acres, from which a W. O. 18 in. dia. brs. S. 57 E. 1 8/10 vrs.; A sweet gum 14 in dia bears N. 76 E 10 vrs thence North 45 W. 770 vrs. McAnally cor. On Thos. hanks survey of 1200 acres; thence 8. 49 W. 540 vrs. to the beginning, bearing M K X containing seventy three and six tenths acres, together with all and singular the herditaments and appertanences thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions; remainder and remainders, rents, issues and proffits thereof, and also all the estate, right, title, interest, claim or demand, whatsoever of him, the said party of the first part, either in law or equity, of in, and to the above bargained premises and every part and parcel thereof, to have and to hold to the said party of the second part, her heirs and assigns forever.

 

In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals, using scrowls by way of scrowls, in the presence of B. J. Stripling, O. C. McNeil.

William Henington

 

 

 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority, B. J. Stripling, who is personally known to me, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing deed, who being duly sworn, states upon oath that William Henington Where signatrue appears to the foregoing deed, did sign, executre and deliver the same in his presents and that he deponant and O. C. McNeil signed the same as witnesses in the presence and at the request of the grantor, and the said Wm. Henington acknowledged that he signed, executed and delivered the same for the purposes and considerations therein mentioned and set fourth.

 

Given under my hand and seal of office at Homer, this 14th day of November, A.D. 1867.

Charles W. Statham Clk. C.C.A.C.

Filed in office for record this 16th day of Nov., 1867 at One O’clock P.M.

C.W. Statham, C C C A C

 


 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

I, Charles W. Statham, Clerk of the County Court in and for the County and State aforesaid, do hereby certify that the within and foregoing deed was this day duly recorded by me in my office in Book F. Record of Deeds &c on pages 36 and 37, at 10 o’clock A.M.

 

Given under my hand and seal of office at Homer, this 20th day of November, A.D. 1867.

Charles W. Statham, Clk. C. C. A. C.
 
 

NOTE: This transcription has been carefully proofed and all apparent errors are as found in the records. The italic portion was handwritten between the lines. This deed was typewritten in the records.  Henington should be Herrington.
 

End Book F pages 37 and 37
 

The State of Texas

Angelina County

 

This indenture made this the 1st day of October, 1870 between Joshua B. Cochrane, sen. of the one part and Joshua B. Cochrane, June. of the other part Sen. of Juahua B. Cochrane Sein. witnesseth: That the Joshaua B. Cochrane, Sen. as will for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he hath and beareth unto unto the said Joshua B. Cochrane, Jrne. his Sen. hath given granted, aliened and confirmed by these presents doth give, grant, alien and confirm unto the said Joshua B. Cochrane, Jun. fifty acres of land to include the improvement where he now lives, it being a part of the head right of John McAnally to commence wherever he may wish it to and run as he may wish to so as not to run on any of the said Joshua B. Cochrane, Sen. Improvements. To have and to hold the said land with the improvements thereon hereby given and granted hereunto the said Joshua B. Cochrane, June. his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behalf of him the said Joshua B. Cochrane, June, his heirs and assigns forever and the said Joshua B. Cochrane, Senr. for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth covenant and grant to and with the said Joshua B. Cochrane, Junr. his heirs and assigns by these presents that he, the said Joshua B. Cochrane, Junr., shall and lawfully mary and henceforth and ever hereafter hold the above named land.

Given under my hand and seal this the day and date above written.

J.B. Cochrane Sen.

 

 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

Personally came before me, the undersigned authority, J.B. Cochrane, and acknowledged that he signed and delivered the within and foregoing deed for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

 

Witness my hand and official seal at Homer on the 4th day of October, A.D. 1870.
 
 

(L.S.) (U.S. Stamp 50 cts.) Stephen Treadwell, Clerk D.C.A.C.
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing deed was filed in my office for record at 9 O’clock A.M. November, 16th, 1870 and duly recorded at ten O’clock A. M. November 17th, 1870 in Book F. Records of Deeds &c on page 573.

 

Witness my hand and official seal at Homer on the 17th day of November, A.D. 1870.

(L.S.) Stephen Treadwell, Clerk D. C. A. C

Deed Records, Angelina Co., TX

Book L Page 39, 40
 
 

The State of Texas

Galveston County

Know all men by these presents that I Marilyn Koppal of said State and County party of the first part in consideration of the sum of one hundred and seventy-five dollars to me paid in cash by J. B. Cochran Jr. of Angelina County, Texas, the receipt of which I hereby acknowledge have granted bargained and sold and do hereby grant bargain sell alien convey and confirm unto the said J. B. Cochran Jr. party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever that certain lot or parcel of land lying and situate in the Town of Homer County of Angelina State of Texas known as lot number four (4) in Block number seventeen (17) fronting on the west side of the public square together with all the buildings and improvements thereon and thereto belonging and being the same property conveyed to me by R. C. Allbritton by deed dated March 9th 1811 recorded in Angelina County, Texas Book … on pages 634 and 635 x x x x x x x

To have and to hold all and singular the above described property unto the said J. B. Cochran Jr. party of the second part his heirs and assigns together with all the rights thereto belonging And I do bind my self my heirs executors and administrators to warrant and forever defend the title to said premises against the legal claims of all persons claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof the purchaser assuming and to pay taxes for the year 1882. In testimony whereof I do hereunto affix my hand and seal using scroll for seal this 1st day of February A.D. one thousand eight hundred and eighty two (1882).

M. Koppal L.S.
 
 
 
 

Witnesses at request of Grantor:

Ed Lee

F. Andler
 
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Galveston

 

Before me John Adriance a Notary Public in and for said State and County duly commissioned and qualified on this day personally appeared M. Koppal known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed. Given under my hand and seal of office this 1st day of Feb’y A.D. 1882

L.S. John Adriance Notary Public for Galveston Co. Texas.
 
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

This certifies that the above and foregoing deed was filed for record March 7th 1882 at 5 P.M. and recorded March 8th 1882 at 1 O clock P.M. in Book L records of Deeds on pages 39 & 40.

Witness my hand and seal of office the day and date above written

L.S. W. B. Mantooth Clk County Court Angelina Co., Texas.
 
 

End Book L Pages 39, 40

Deed Records, Angelina Co., TX

Book L Page 40, 41
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Cherokee

 

Know all men by these presents that I J.N.B. Guinn of the County of Cherokee and State aforesaid in consideration of the sum of thirty (30.00) dollars to me in hand paid by J.B. Cochran Jr. of the town of Homer Angelina County State aforesaid have granted sold and conveyed and by these presents do grant sell and convey unto the said J. B. Cochran Jr. of the County of Angelina and State of Texas all my right title and interest in and to the North half of lot No. 2 in Block No. 17 as shown by the plot of the town of Homer in the County of Angelina State aforesaid the same being situated on the west side of the public square in the town of Homer in said Angelina County State of Texas to have and to hold the above described premises together with all and singular the rights and appurtenances thereto in any wise belonging unto the said J. B. Cochran Jr. his heirs and assigns forever and do hereby bind my self my heirs executors and administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said J. B. Cochran Jr. heirs and assigns against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof. Witness my hand at Alto this 21st day of January A.D. 1882.

 

Signed sealed and delivered J.N.B. Guinn

in the presence of

S. W. Henderson

J. B. Luker
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Cherokee

 

Before me a Notary Public State of Texas in and for Cherokee County Texas on this day personally appeared J.N. B. Guinn to well known to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

 

Given under my hand and seal of office this 21st day of January A.D. 1882. A.C.C.

Harrison Notary Public C.C. Txas (sic)

L.S.
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

This certifies that the above Deed was filed for record March 7th 1882 at 5 O clock P.M. and recorded March 8th 1882 at 2 O Clock P.M. in Book L record of Deeds & on pages 40 & 41.

 

Witness my hand and seal of office the day and date above written.

L.S. W. B. Mantooth C.C.C.A.C.
 
 
 
 

End Book L Page 40, 41
 

Deed Records, Angelina Co., TX

Book S Pages 561, 562
 
 
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina
 
 

Know all men by these presents that I Joshua B Cochran of the State and County aforesaid of Texas of the County of Angelina and State aforesaid (sic) in consideration of the Sum of one hundred Dollars to me in hand paid by Pat. J Cochran of the aforesaid State and county have granted Sold and conveyed and by these presents do grant Sell and convey unto the Said Pat. J. Cochran of the county of Angelina and State of Texas, all that certain one hundred acres of land beginning at the N W Corner of John McAnnally’s headright bears a Sweet gum E. 15 W. 7 vrs. Another Sweet gum W. 7 vrs. Thence running with said line S 45 W 805 to a corner made in S B line on a Sweet gum bears N 10 W. 3 vrs another S 70 E 5. Both pines.

Thence running E 45 S 586 vrs to a corner made on a Sweet gum brs on a pine S 23 vrs pine E 5 vrs.

Thence running N 45 E 805 vrs to N.B. line of Said McAnally Survey, and corners on a maple brs a black gum E. 15 S. 7 vrs another cow oak S 8 vrs.

Thence running with Said line to the beginning N 45 W. 586 vrs. His heirs and assigns forever.

To have and to hold the above described premises together with all and singular the rights and appurtenances thereto in any wise belonging unto the Said Pat. J. Cochran his heirs and assigns forever and I do hereby bind my heirs Executors and Administrators to warrant and forever defend all and Singular the said premises unto the said Pat. J. Cochran his heirs and assigns against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the Same or any part thereof. Witness my hand at this the 12 day of August A.D. 1858.

Joshua B. Cochran

Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of
 
 

(sic)
 
 
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

Before me Joe Chesnutt J.P. Exofficio Notary Public in and for Angelina County Texas on this day personally appeared Joshua B. Cochran Known to me to be the person whose name is Subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that he Executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein Expressed.

Given under my hand and Seal of office this 29 day of December A.D. 1881.

L.S. Joe Chesnutt

Justice of the peace

Exofficio Notary Public
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

I J. C. Everitt Clerk of the County Court of Said county do hereby certify that the above instrument of writing dated on the 12 day of August 1858 with its certificate of authentication was filed for record in my office this 13th day of Sept A.D. 1892 at 5 o’clock P.M. and duly recorded the 13th day of Sept A.D. 1892 at 9 o’clock P.M. in the records of said county in Volume S on pages 561 and 562.

Witness my hand and the Seal of the County Court of Said County at office in Lufkin Texas, the day and year last above written.

L.S. J. C. Everitt Clerk County Court Angelina County, Texas.
 
 
 
 

End Book S Pages 561, 562
 

 


 

Deed Records, Angelina Co., TX

Book S Pages 562, 563, 564
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

Know all men by these presents that we P.J. Cochran and D. E. Cochran of the county of Angelina and State of Texas and Louisie I Creech Joined by her husband W. J. Creech and Sarah J Swauzey joined by her husband M. T. Swauzey of the county of Shelby in said State heirs at law of Pat J. Cochran deceased in consideration of one hundred dollars to us in hand paid by P. H. Cochran the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold and conveyed, and by these presents do grant bargain sell and convey unto the Said P. H. Cochran of the county of Angelina State of Texas all the right title interest and claims that we have in and to our hundred acres of land the Same being the Pat. J. Cochran homestead tract of land and originally granted to John McAnally and described as follows to wit: Beginning at the NW corner of said John McAnally headright bears a sweet gum E 15 W 7 vrs another sweet gum W 7 vrs.

Thence running with said line S 45 W 805 to a corner made on S.B. line on a sweet gum, brs N 10 W 3 vrs another S 70 E 5, both pines.

Thence running E 45 S 586 vrs to a corner made and sweet gum brs on a pine S 23 vrs, a pine E 5 vrs.

Thence running N 45 E 805 vrs to N.B. line of said McAnally survey and corners on a maple brs a black gum E 15 S 7 vrs. another cow oak S 8 vrs.

Thence running with said line to the beginning N 45 W. our interest be a for sixth (sic) or 2/3 undivided interest. Said land is situate in Angelina County, Texas, on the waters of the Angelina River.

To have and to hold the above described premises together with all and singular the rights and appurtenances thereto belonging unto the said P.H. Cochran his heirs and assigns forever. And we do hereby bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators to warrant and defend all and singular the said premises unto the said P. H. Cochran his heirs and assigns against the claims of all persons claiming the same or any part hereof.

Witness our hands this the 9th day of August 1892.

P.J. Cochran

D. E. Cochran

Louisa J. Creech

W. J. Creech

S. J. Swauzy (sic)

W. T. Swauzy (sic)
 
 
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

Before me Joseph Chesnutt a Notary public in and for Angelina county Texas, on this day personally appeared P. J. Cochran and D. E. Cochran Known to be to be the persons, the persons (sic) whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that they executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

L.S. Given under my hand and seal of office on this the 9th day

of August A.D. 1892.

Jos. Chesnutt Notary Public

Angelina County, Texas.
 
 
 
 
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Shelby

Before me N. F. Cook Justice of the peace - and Exofficio Notary public in and for Shelby county, Texas, on this day personally appeared W. J. Creech and Wm. T. Swauzey, known to be to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that they executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

Also on this day personally appeared, Louisie I. Creech wife of the said W. J. Creech and Sarah H. Swauzey wife of the said Wm. T. Swauzey known to be to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument and having been examined by me privily and apart from their husbands and having the same by me fully explained to them they the said Louisie I. Creech and Sarah H. Swauzey acknowledged such instrument to be their act and deed and declaired (sic) that they had willingly signed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed and that they did not wish to retract it.

Given under my hand and seal of office on this the 26th day of Aug. A.D. 1892

L.S. N. F. Cook

J.P. and exofficio Notary Public in and for Shelby Co., Texas
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

I, J. C. Everitt County Clerk in and for said County, do hereby certify that the foregoing Instrument of writing dated the 9th day of August 1892 with its certificates of authentication, was filed for Record in my office this 13th day of Sept. A.D. 1892 at 5 oclock P.M. and duly Recorded the 14th day of Sept. A D 1892, at 11 o’clock A.M. in the Deed Records of said County in Vol. "S" on Pages 562-563 and 564.

Witness my hand and seal of the county Court of said County at office in Lufkin, Texas, the day and year last above written.

L.S. J. C. Everitt Clerk County Court

Angelina County

By W. H. Everitt Deputy
 
 

End of Book S Pages 562, 563, 564
 

 

 

Deed Records, Angelina Co., TX

Book S Page 585, 586
 
 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

Know all men by these presents that we, Chas. B. Smith and Caldonia Smith, husband and wife of the county and state aforesaid have this day for and in consideration of the sum of $500 to us, in hand paid by J. B. Cochran Jr., O. S. Reeves and L. N. Yates Trustees of Bunks School in Angelina County Texas the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained sold and conveyed and by these presents do Grant bargain, sell and convey unto L. Finley County Judge of Angelina County and his successors in Office the following lot or parcel of Land to be used as ground for a School house in the Bunks Community to be know as Bunks School, described as follows:

One acre off of the South side of a 100 acre tract of land in the name of Thomas Hanks. Beginning on the S.B. line of said 100 acre Survey 253 yds W of the S.E. Cor. A stake. Thence W 70 yds a corner. Thence North 70 yds a corner. Thence East 70 yds a corner. Thence South 70 yds the beginning containing one acre of land to have and to hold the same unto him the said L. Finley County Judge as afforesaid (sic) and his successors in office, Forever, and we do hereby bind ourselves our heirs and legal representatives to warrat (sic) and forever defend the title to the same against the Claims or Claims of any and all persons Claiming or to Claim the same or any part thereof.

 

In testamony (sic) whereof witness our hands on this 16 day of August A.D. 1892.

Caledonia Smith

C. B. Smith

 

 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

Before me, Joseph Chesnutt, a Notary Public in and for Angelina County Texas, on this day persoanlly appeared Caledonia Smith wife of Chas. B. Smith known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument and having been examined by me privily and apart from her husband, and having such instrument by me fully explained to her she the said Caledonia Smith acknowledged such instrument to be her act and deed and declaired (sic) that she had willingly signed the same for the purposes & consideration therein expressed, and that she did not wish to retract it.

Given under my hand and seal of office this 24 day of August A.D. 1892.

L.S. Jos. Chesnutt

Notary Public A. C. Texas

 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

Before me Jno. F. Weeks a Notary Public in and for Angelina County Texas, on this day personally appeared C. B. Smith known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

Given under my hand and seal of Office this 5th day of Oct A.D. 1892.

L.S. Jno. F. Weeks

Notary Public Angelina Co. Texas

 

The State of Texas

County of Angelina

 

I J. C. Everitt County Clerk in and for said County do hereby certify that the foregoing instrument of writing dated the 16th day of August 1892, with its Certificate of Authentication, was filed for Record in my office, this 12th day of October A.D. 1892, at 10 O’clock A.M. and duly Recorded the 12th day of October A.D. 1892 at 11 O’clock A.M. in the Deed Records of said Court, in Vol. "S" on pages 585 and 586.

Witness my hand and the seal of the County Court of said County at Office in Lufkin, Texas the day and year last above written.

 

L.S. J. C. Everitt Clerk County Court

Angelina County Texas

By W. H. Everitt Deputy
 
 

End Book S Pages 585, 586
 

 

 

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