This is a deed I transcribed that shows that my great-great-great-grandfather OL Buffington sold land to his son (and my great-great-grandfather) OD Buffington. It is dated 10 August 1895 in Hall County, Georgia. OD Buffington is the father of my great-grandfather Frank Buffington.
State of Georgia, Hall County.
This indenture made this the tenth day of August in the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred & Ninety Five 1895, between O.L. Buffington of said county of the one part and O.D. Buffington of the same county of the other part.
Witnesseth, that the said O.L. Buffington for and in consideration of the sum of One hundred Dollars to him in hand paid at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged hath granted & bargained, sold and consigned and doth by __ presents grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said O.D. Buffington his heirs and assigns, all that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the county of Hall State of Georgia, containing seventy five acres, more or less, lying on the waters of the North Oconee River beginning at a white oak corner on the publick road thence nearly east strate to a red oak on the proper home line thence N.W. with said line to a P.O. Oak on the timber ridge road, thence rep said road to a Spanish oak thence W. with the old road to a rock on the public road leading to Dunagan’s Mill thence nearly west to a Sower wood thence S.E. direction to a dogwood, thence N. to a rock at the forks of the road S. with the public road to the beginning corner-
To have and to hold, said tract or parcel of land unto heir the said O.D. Buffington his heirs and assigns together with all and singular the rights, members and appurtenances thereof to the same in any manner belonging to his and there own proper use, benefit and behoof forever in fee simple.
And the said O.L. Buffington for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators the said bargained premises unto the said O.D. Buffington his heir and assigns will warrant and forever defend the right and title thereof against themselves and against the claims of all other persons whatever.
In witness where of the said O.L. Buffington hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal, the day and year above written.
Signed, sealed and delivered
O.L. Buffington L.S.
in presents of
S.S. Crawford, J.P.
Recorded April 28th, 1904.
Thos. M. Bell, C.S.C.
Deed Book 10; Index _ - 314; page 261 & 262; Hall County Records Room, Gainesville, GA