John F. Montgomery Est. present owner
This small farm of approximately 128.6 Ac. was put together from several tracts purchased from the adjoining property owners. H.A. Egner, upon his retirement from the farming business sold 113.6 Ac. to John F. Montgomery and this is still in his estate and the contact would be Herbert Montgomery, his son.
The transaction is recorded in the
Monroe County Court House in Deed Book 122 at page 258 and is dated Aug. 7,
1970 the actual transaction is, H.A.Egner to John F. & Edith R.
Montgomery. The deed describes this as
bordering with Roy Burwell on US 219, the Clarkson place, Elba
Lephew(Boothe/Hogshead), the Bowyer(Porterfield) place, George Irons and the
H.A.Egner acquired this 113.6 Ac. as the only heir to the estate of G.A. & Sallie A. Egner, his parents who died without a will. See section (a).
Two Acres, included in this amount,
was purchased by H.A. Egner himself, in
H.A. Egner retained a 15 Ac. tract from a different source that contained the house he was living in at the time. See (b), later in this paper, for tracking of this piece of land.
Section (a): Deed Book 31 at page 638, dated
J.B. Hogshead to G.A. Egner.
Mentions joining the
35 at page 479, dated
Mary A. & C.A. Hogshead to Sallie A. & G.A.
Egner. Mentions joining the lands of
E.J. Nickell, Mrs. C.H. Burdett, and
(Refer to the Hogshead research for further tracking of these two properties)
Deed Book 42 at page 516. dated
Walter S. and Rosa E. Cook to G.A. Egner. Mentions joining the lands of John B. Hogshead, W.P. Cook and is known as part of the Joseph F. Cook place.
Deed Book 43 at page 425, dated XXX X, XXXX in the amount above.
Walter S. Cook acquired this property through a deed from his brothers and sisters.
This is signed by: J.F., Callie J., T.G., Nellie M., G.W., M.E., L.N. & Lattie L. Cook.
Deed Book Y
at page 282, dated
William Nelson Estate to Joseph F. Cook. Stated as being on the White Sulphur Turnpike and joining the lands of John B. Hogshead, James Young, Benjamine Hogshead and A.R. Humphreys and known as the Ibbie Humphreys tract.
(The William Nelson Estate will require further research)
Deed Book 28 at page 575, dated
Albert & I.D.(wife) Payne to Joseph F. Cook. Stated to join the lands of John W. & James A. McDowell and J.F. Cook.
(No record could be found where Payne got this property)
Section (b): This is in reference to the 15 Ac. tract that H.A. Egner retained and mentioned above.
Deed Book 122 at page 368, dated
H.A. Egner sold this to Joyce G. Evans.
170 at page 608, dated
Joyce G. Evans sold to David M. & Patricia A. Crawford.
197 at page 103, dated
David M. & Patricia A. Crawford sold to Robert A. & Elizabeth McLay Irons.
acquired this property from his parents(only heir) and they acquired it via
Deed Book 37 at page 77, dated
37 at page 79, dated
W.Y. Irons to S.R.H. Irons. Describes boundaries with R.A.C. Nickell and Porter Charlton. This is situated on the East side of White Sulphur Turnpike and is part of the home place.
Deed Book Z
at page 566, dated
S.G. Young to W.Y. Irons. This is the purchase of the original tract above by W.Y. Irons. (See Irons research for further tracking of this property)