STATE OF ALABAMA Jefferson County
DEEDS – WILLS – ADMINISTRATIONS 1836-Vol. 6-1839
DEED OF TRUST Page 302-03
EZEKIEL (X) STAGGS to Baylis E. Grace, Trustee, both of Jefferson Co. Ala.
Enslaved Person: Negro woman named Sylvia of light complextion age about 20
79.98 ½ acres being the SE ¼ of NE ¼, Sec 1, TP 16, R 3W and the SW ¼ of NE ¼, Sec 26, TP 15, R 3W. Also 1 Negro woman named Sylvia of light complexion, age about 20 years, also 1 dark bay filly, 1 chestnut sorrel filly, and 1 sorrel mare and her colt. Whereas Staggs is indebted to Jonathan Steel in the sum of $89.11 for which said Steel executed his note to Steel & Adkins tin the sum of $33.10 and his note to Steel & Allen in the sum of $113.56, and being willing to secure payment of these debts, Staggs executes this deed of trust. Dated June 15, 1838. Ack. before H. Morrow, Jr., Clk. Cir. Ct. June 15, 1838. Filed June 15, recorded June 18, 1838. B.E. Grace, Clk. Co. Ct