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1853 Deed of Gift from Alabama


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Deed of Gift….. a Negro Woman named Patsy to Charlotte Jones from her mother Mrs. Winfred Lane Rodgers in 1853. Document was written December 6th, 1852 in Macon County Alabama in the presence of Lewis Alexander, Judge. “Know all men by these present that I, Winfred Rodgers, …….for in consideration of the natural love and affection which I bare to my daughter Charlotte Jones…… give and grant…..a certain negro woman Slave named Patsy alias Martha about thirty years of age together with the future increase of the body to her the said Negro woman Slave………. to the said Charlotte Jones for her sole and separate use benefit and behoof free from all liabilities for debts…” Signed by several County officials and the Justice of the Peace.