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McMullen Co., TX: 1884 - 1885 - Lorenzo Dow Yarbrough
 

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WARRANTY DEED.
James Lowe & wife
      TO
L D. Yarbrough
Filed For Record
September 24th 1885
at 2 o'clock P.M., and Recorded
September 24th, 1885 in
McMullen County
Record of Deeds
Book E Page 610
W. A. Lowe Clerk
F. P. Dickinson Deputy

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THE STATE OF TEXAS,
County of McMullen
 Know all Men by these Presents:
That We James Lowe and wife M. J. Lowe
of the county of McMullen, and State of aforesaid, for and in consideration of the sum of
Twenty five ($25) Dollars
to us in hand paid by L. D. Yarbrough of the said
State & County the receit of which is hereby
acknowledged.

have Granted, Sold, Conveyed, and by these presents do Grant, Sell, and Convey, unto the said
L. D. Yarbrough
of the County of McMullen and State of Texas, all that certain
parcel or lot of land situated in the Town
of Tilden County of McMullen & State of Texas, known as for No. one (1) in Block
No (36) Thrity six of said Town of Tilden.
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 L. D. Yarbrough
his heirs and assigns, forever.  And We do hereby bind M. A. Lowes heirs,
executors and administrators, to Warrant and Forever Defend, all and singular, the said prmises unto the said
L. D. Yarbrough his
heirs and assigns, against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to clainm the sae, or any part thereof
 Witness our hands at Tilden, this 16th
day of July A. D. 1884.
Jas Lowe
M. J. Lowe

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THE STATE OF TEXAS
County of McMullen
 Before Me, W. A. Lowe County Clerk
in and for McMullen County, Texas, on this day personally appeared James Lowe
and M. J. Lowe wife of
James Lowe kown to me
to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing Instrument, and acknowledged to me
that they excuted the same for the purpose and consideration therin expressed.  And the said
M J. Lowe acknowledged such Instrument to me to be her act and deed, and she declared she had
willingly signed the same for the purpose and consideration therein expressed, and that shd did not wish
to retract it.
 Given under my hand and seal of office, this 16th day of July A. D. 1884
   W. A. Lowe
   C. C. C. McMullen
 

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THE STATE OF TEXAS
County of McMullen
 I W. A. Lowe Clerk of the
County Court of said County, do hereby certify that the above instrument of writing dated on the Sixteenth day of
July 1884, with its Certificate of Authentation, was filed for record in my office this 24th
day of September A. D. 1885, at 2 o'clock P. M. and duly recorded the 24th day of
September A. D. 1885, at 3:30 o'clock P. M. in the Records of said County, in Vol. E.
on page No. 610
 Witness my hand this seal of the County Court of said County (page smuged) Tilden
   W. A. Lowe
  Clerk C. C. McMullen County,
  By F. P. Dickinson Deputy
 
 

Received from Beth Walker
Submitted by Renee Smelley
Notes: Lorenzo Dow Yarbrough (1840-1907) came to McMullen County circa 1860 with his father John Swanson Yarbrough (1774-1862) and step mother Francis.  On November 30, 1863 Dow Yarbrough and Nancy White married in Live Oak Co. TX.  Dow died on January 5, 1907 and is buried in the Old Cotulla Cemetery in La Salle County.  Nancy died on February 12, 1907 and is also buried in the Old Cotulla Cemetery, but without a headstone.
 



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