And I think it’s because all that legal language gives me a headache!
I have been studying all these real estate documents that my grandfather was involved with since I got home from work this afternoon and I’m about all bugged out.
Basically what they show is a lot of real estate deals that he was a party to, mostly as a seller. Not a surprise. He was a land developer.
I have saved 4 documents:
- 1 with his and my step-grandmother’s signatures,
- 1 with their address in Fort Worth,
- 1 that contains what may have been among his last signatures, as it was dated about 1 1/2 months before his death from liver cancer, and
- 1 document that contains my step-grandmother’s address in Stephenville, TX, dated about 15 years after my grandfather’s death and only about 2 months before her death
The document containing my grandfather’s signature written just weeks before his death is particularly poignant, as the writing is uneven and a bit shaky, obviously not the forceful and confident signature found on earlier documents.