All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the State of Georgia, County of Muscogee and City of Columbus, and being part of NORTH ONE-HALF (1/2) of CITY LOT NUMBERED FIVE HUNDRED EIGHTY (580), beginning on the east side of Fifth Avenue at a point three hundred six feet and nine inches (306’9”) south from the south line of Ninth Street, City of Columbus, County of Muscogee; thence south 37 feet along the east side of Fifth Avenue; thence north a distance of 37 feet; thence west one hundred forty-nine feet and eight inches (149’ 8”) to point of beginning; being part of the north one-half (1/2) of lands conveyed to T.A. Marcrum by deed recorded in Deed Book MM, Page 313, of Muscogee County records. This is the identical property conveyed to Spencer James by J. B. Robertson by warranty deed dated April 10, 1947, and recorded May 7, 1947, in Muscogee County, Georgia. Located thereon is house numbered 822 Fifth Avenue, according to the present system of numbering houses in the City of Columbus, Georgia.
This is the same property that J.B. Robertson conveyed to spencer James and Luella Reese James by deed dated April 10, 1947, recorded in Deed Book 261, page 86, in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Muscogee County, Georgia. Luella Reese James died on May 23, 1962. Her Will, dated June 17, 1952, was Probated in Solemn Form by the Probate Court of Muscogee County, Georgia, on June 30, 1960 and Letters Testamentary were issued to Spencer James, as Executor. The Will of the deceased left her entire estate to her husband, Spencer James, although no formal Deed of Assent was ever done. See Wills Book L, Page 267 and Minutes Book ZZ, Page 297, Muscogee Probate Court records.