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Re: Pool-Raper-Bay

Posted: 1352557875000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Pruitt
Only found a possible divorce record for Louisa Bay Pruitt and Charles D. Pruitt 1925? and the contract between them for all property.
Contract entered into this 9th day of Jan. 1925 by and between Charles D. Pruitt hereinafter in this contract known as the party of the first part and Louisa Pruitt hereinafter in this contract known as a party of the second part.
Whereas, the parties hereto are at this time husband and wife but on account of differences are unable to live to-gether as husband and wife do enter into this contract for the purposes of settling all property rights between them, should a divorce be granted to either party by the court.
The party of the first part is to give unto the party of the second part the following:
1. One red jersey cow
2. All chickens belonging to the parties hereto.
3. All household goods belonging to the parties hereto that the the party of second part desires to take.
4. Three hundred dollars ($300) in cash.
5. One hundred (100) pounds of flour.
And party of first part to move said property accepted by the party of the second part to any place she desires the same to be moved and pay the expenses of such moving. The party of the second part accepts the above mentioned articles and property and money in full settlement of any and all rights that she may have in the property of the party of the first part as his wife and does hereby acknowledge receipt of said money and propery and each party hereto asks the court, if a divorce should be decreed the to either of said parties in this action, to approve this settlement of property rights.
Witness our hands the the day and year first written above.
Chas D Pruitt x (his Mark)
Louisa Pruitt same
The Brown Co Historical Society was in the process of moving to downtown Nashville and they had no copy machine. So another trip back when they get completely moved, to see if there was a divorce.
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