STATE OF ALABAMA Jefferson County
DEEDS – WILLS – ADMINISTRATIONS 1836-Vol. 6-1839
MORTGAGE DEED Page 191-192
JOHN COOK to J.H. McElroy, both of Jefferson Co. Ala.
negro woman name Cindy, age 20 years and
Thomas, age 3 years
$1200. 80 acres being the E ½ of SE ¼, Sec 17, TP, R 6_, also two negro slaves, one woman name Cindy, age 20 years and Thomas, age 3 years. Whereas Cook is indebted to McElroy in the sum $1200, now Cook being willing to secure payment of said debt executes this Mortgage Deed. Wit: Samuel (X) Thomason. Ack. before B.E.
Grace, Clk. Co. Ct. Feb. 5, 1838. Filed Feb. 5 and recorded Feb. 15, 1838, B.E. Grace, Clk. Co. Ct.