27 Nov 1957 — Davidian Church Deed to Elk Property
The State of Texas)
County of McLENNAN)
Know All Men by These Presents
That we, A. G. FAREK and wife IRENE FAREK of the County of McLennan State of Texas for and in consideration of the sum of Eighty – Five Thousand and 00/100 ($85,000.00) DOLLARS to us in hand paid by Trustees of General Association of Davidian Seventh – Day Adventists, an Association constituting a Church, receipt of all of which is hereby acknowledged;
Have granted, Sold and Conveyed, and by these presents do Grant, Sell and Convey, unto the said Trustees of General Association of Davidian Seventh – Day Adventists, an Association constituting a Church, of the County of McLennan State of Texas all that certain
Piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the County of McLennan , State of Texas, and described as follows: Being 941.69 acre of land, more or less, parts of sections 3, 4 and 5 in Range 4 of the subdivision of the Thomas de la Vega II League Grant on the east side of the Brazos River;
BEGINNING – at a point where the west line of said sections intersect the middle of Waco and Springfield Road;
THENCE – N. 28 W. with the west line of said Sections, 2561-1/2 varas to W. H. Davis S. W. corner;
THENCE – N. 62 E. passing Davis S. E. corner at 300 varas, and at 704 [..] varas Herndon’s S. E. corner in middle of road for [all] corner of this;
THENCE – N. 28 W. with Herndon’s E. or N. E. line and Mrs. Yowell’s E. or N. E. line 1035 varas to corner in center of Williams Creek under the bridge;
THENCE – up Williams Creek with its meandering in a general course of N. 45 E. to corner in center of said creek where the same intersects the west line Section 4 Range 3, sold to C. Shelton
THENCE – S. 28 E. along the line between Range 3 and 4, 3220 varas to the S. E. corner of Section 4, Range 4, and S.W corner of Section 4, Range 3, in center of Waco and Springfield Road;
THENCE –S 62 W along the said Road 194 varas;
THENCE – with said Road S. 43 ¾ W. 1504 ½ varas;
THENCE – S. 15 W. 348 4/5 varas to the place of beginning, and being the same land sold and conveyed to W. M. Witt by deed of N. M. Slauter and wife of date October 27, 1905, and recorded in the Deed Records of McLennan County, Texas, in Volume 169, Page 579, and also being the same property fully described in deed to A. J. Holloway, dated January 3, 1910, and recorded in Book 211, Page 180, of the McLennan County Deed Records; and also being the same land conveyed by [Ineligible] et al, to A. G. Farek by deed recorded in Volume 573, Page 34, McLennan County Deed Records, and reference is hereby made to said deeds and said records for all purposes.
The said premises are hereby conveyed by the tract and not by the acre, the acreage not being guaranteed by the grantors.
To have and to hold the above described premises, together with all singular rights and appurtenances therein in any wise belonging unto the said Trustees of General Association of Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists, an Association Constituting a Church, their successors and assigns forever and we do hereby bind ourselves , our heirs, executors and administrators, to Warrant and Forever Defend, all and singular the said premises unto said Trustees of General Association of Davidian Seventh-day Adventists, An Association constituting a Church, their successors and assigns against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming, or to claim the same, or any part thereof.
WITNESS our hands at West, Texas, this 23rd day of November, 1957.
[Signed] A. G. FAREK
Witness at request of Grantor:
[Signed] IRENE FAREK
The State of Texas)
County of McLENNAN)
Before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for said County and State, on this day personally appeared A. G. FAREK and IRENE FAREK his wife, known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged to me that they each executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed, and the said IRENE FAREK wife of the said A. G. FAREK having been examined by me privily and apart from her husband, and having the same fully explained to be her, the said IRENE FAREK acknowledged the instrument to be her act and deed and she declared that she had willingly signed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed, and that she did not wish to retract it.
[Notarial Seal impressed]
GIVEN UNDER MY HAN AND SEAL OF OFFICE, this the 27 day of November, A. D. 1957.
(L. S.) Geo. E. Kacir [Signed]
Notary Public in and for McLennan County, Texas.
Filed for record on the 27 day of November, A. D. 1957 at 10:40 o’clock am.
Duly recorded this the 27 day of November A. D. 1957, at 2:00 o’clock pm.
Floyd Mitchell, County Clerk
McLennan County, Texas
By [Signed: Maggie E. Bomar] Deputy