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Deed of Gift: children of Moses F. Westbrook & Francds Jordan, Oktibbeha , MS
Posted by: Nancy Peche (ID *****8780) Date: June 27, 2011 at 19:13:08
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Deed of Gift: children of Moses F. Westbrook & Francds Jordan, Oktibbeha , MS
Posted by: Nancy Peche (ID *****8780) Date: June 27, 2011 at 18:42:12
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The following Deed of Gift proves the names of the children of Moses Fred Westbrook and his wife Frances Jordan. Moses Westbrook was Sheriff of Oktibbeha Co., MS from 1841-1857 and died in 1857. Below I've listed the descendats of Moses Westbrook, the deed of gift listed initials for T.W., V.C., P.H., I.E., and in the document also J.L. was named John L. and J. O. was named James O. Westbrook.


Source: Oktibbeha County Chancery Court Records. Mississippi County Records,
Reel 14299, Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History.
Westbrook, J. O. Grantor to Frances Westbrook, grantee.
Gift of Share in Father's estate, April 1958.
Deed Book 11, page 621-622.

Scanned by Mattie Abraham, transcribed by Nancy Agnew Peché and corrections by Mattie Abraham:

James O. Westbrook }
Deed of Gift }
Frances Westbrook }

State of Mississippi Oktibbeha County. Know all men by these presents, That I JAMES O. WESTBROOK of the State of Texas for and consideration of the love and affection which I have and bear of and to my Mother FRANCES WESTBROOK of the town of Starkville State of Mississippi and for other good considerations have given granted and assigned & do hereby give grant and assign unto my sd Mother FRANCES WESTBROOK all my right interest and claim of, in & to the Estate of my deceased Father MOSES F. WESTBROOK in the hands of CHARLES A. JORDAN as Administrator and hereby authorize and empower my said mother to demand receive and & receipt for in my name for her use as her property all my distributive share or portion of said estate hereby giving granting and assigning to my said mother all monies closes in action effects and property of every description accruing and belonging or that may accrue and belong to me as one of the distributees of my deceased Father MOSES F. WESTBROOK estate. And for any such distributive portion or share of said estate as may be received by my said Mother this receipt or accquitance will be good to the said administrator C. R. JORDAN or other lawful representative of said estate. Witness my hand and seal this the 19th day of APRIL 1858.

Signed: J. O. WESTBROOK {SEAL}
Attest: C. F. Miller

The State of Mississippi }
Oktibbeha County}

Personally appeared before me W. C. Bishop Clerk of the Probate Court of said County the within named JAMES O. WESTBROOK and acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the foregoing Deed of Gifts to FRANCES WESTBROOK on the day of its date and for the purposes mentioned as his act and deed.Given under my hand and seal of office at Starkville the 19th day of April 1858 W C Bishop Clerk

The State of Mississippi} I W C Bishop clerk of the Probate Court of said
Oktibbeha County} County do certify that the within Deed of Gift was this day delivered in my Office for Record and that the same is duly Recorded in Deed Book No 11 a pages 621 & 622.

J. L. Westbrook
T. W. Westbrook
V. C. Westbrook
I. E. Westbrook
P. H. Westbrook
J. O. Westbrook

To} Deed Gift
Frances E Westbrook

This Deed Witness
That we the undersigned heirs at law of M. F. WESTBROOK deceased and children of his widow FRANCES WESTBROOK for the love we bear to & for our said Mother and also for valuable considerations have given granted released and conveyed & do hereby release & convey unto our said Mother FRANCES WESTBROOK and her assigns forever all of our respective rights title & estate whatever whether present or future of in & to a certain parcel of ground by lying and and extending immediately back and north of the Office Lot of O. F. Miller in the Town of Starkvile County of Oktibbeha State of Mississippi in extent or area fourteen next north of said Miller’s lot by nineteen feet east & west being parcel of the lot on which said Frances E. Westbrook resides designated in the plan of said Town as Lot No. Nine (9) Block No. Seven (7) as Witness our hand and seal this the 14th day of October 1857.

John L. Westbrook [Seal]
T. W. Westbrook { Seal}
V. C. Westbrook { Seal}
I. E. Westbfrook {Seal]
P. H. Westbrook {Seal}
J. O. Westbrook {Seal}

The State of Mississippi}
Oktibbeha County}

Before me W. C. Bishop Clerk of the Probate Court of said county personally appeared these grantors whose signatures appear to the above Deed Viz JOHN L. WESTBROOK, T. W. WESTBROOK, V. C. WESTBROOK, I. E. WESTBROOK, & P. H. WESTBROOK who personally acknowledged that they signed sealed & delivered the foregoing deed [sic] [sic] day and year therein mentioned as their act & deed given under my hand and seal of {SS] Office at Starkville the 20th day of October A.D. 1857. W. C. Bishop, Clerk.

The State of Mississippi}
Oktibbeha County}

This day personally appeared before me the within named JAMES O. WESTBROOK acknowledged that he signed sealed & delivered the within Deed of Gift to FRANCES E. WESTBROOK for the purposes therein stated as his act & deed – Given under my hand and seal {SS] Office the 19th day of April 1858. W. C. Bishop, Clerk of the Probate Court of said County.

The State of Mississippi Oktibbeha County. I William C. Bishop Clerk Probate Court in afore said County do Certify that the foregoing Deed of Gift was delivered in my Office for record on the 19th day of April A.D. 1858 and that the same has been duly recorded in Deed Book NO. 11 on Page 622. Given under my hand and seal of Office at {SS} Starkville the 20th day of April A.D. 1858.
William C. Bishop, Clerk

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Descendants of Moses Fred Westbrook

1 Moses Fred Westbrook b: 1805 in NC d: 1857 in Oktibbeha Co., MS
.. +Frances Jordan b: 1813 in NC d: Bet. 1870 - 1880 in Probably Nashville, Davidson Co., TN
...... 2 [1] James Oliver Westbrook b: Abt. 1830 in Greene Co., NC d: 15 May 1891 in Burnet Co., TX
.......... +Unknown Drake
...... *2nd Wife of [1] James Oliver Westbrook:
.......... +Delana Ann Angelman Blair b: 04 Jul 1842 in Austin Co., TX d: 14 Jan 1920 in Melvin, McCulloch Co., TX
...... 2 John L. Westbrook b: Abt. 1834 in NC d: Aft. 1880 in Probably TN
.......... +Mary E. Maidenname Unknown b: 1839 in TN d: Aft. 1800
...... 2 Permelia Westbrook b: Abt. 1838 in NC d: Aft. 1850
...... 2 Patrick Henry Westbrook b: 1839 in Starkville,Oktibbeha Co., MS d: 29 Jul 1871 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN
.......... +Mary (Molly) A. Paul b: 1844 in Davidson Co., TN d: 28 Apr 1889 in ? Crockett Co., TN
...... 2 Dr. Thaddeus (Poke) Warsaw Westbrook b: Abt. 1840 in Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., MS d: Bet. 1872 - 1880 in MS
.......... +Alice Minniece b: 07 Nov 1840 in Alabama d: 28 Jun 1928 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL
...... 2 Virginia C. Westbrook b: 1843 in Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., MS d: Aft. 1870 in TN ?
.......... +William Ivy Westbrook b: 27 Jan 1836 in Medon, Madison Co., TN d: Oct 1876 in Brownsville, Haywood Co., TN of "yellow fever"
...... 2 Adella Westbrook b: Aug 1847 in Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., TN d: 17 Apr 1912 in Halls, Lauderdale Co., TN
.......... +James A. Paul b: Sep 1841 in Davidson Co., TN d: Aft. 1910 in Lauderdale Co., TN

* William Ivy Westbfrook s/o Gray Westbrook & Margaret Smith Heidleburg
* Alice Minniece d/o John Alexander Minniece & Eliza Ann Jeter
* James A. Paul & Mary A.(Mollie) Paul children of Isaac Paul & Susan Massey Nance.


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