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Source: Jamestown Press Jamestown, (Boone County) Indiana Friday, 27 October 1905 Page one

Two more old deeds - Since the article in last weeks paper about the old deed which Wm. HECKATHORNE has in his possession two others have been brought to our notice. One by John WILSON and the other by Mrs. James HENDRICKS.

The deed Mr. WILSON has was given by the government to John GIBSON and was signed by Andrew JACKSON 2 April 1829. The "patent" as it was called is on sheepskin and is well preserved. The land is 80 acres in Montgomery County. Mr. WILSON came in possession of it through his uncle, W.M. WILSON.

The deed Mrs. HENDRICKS has is one that was given by John BRUSH, her grandfather, to Jas. BRUSH, her father, was dated 28 June 1833, and is for eighty acres of land in Montgomery County. Mrs. HENDRICKS also has a tax receipt given her father James BRUSH, which reads as follows: "Received of James BRUSH $4.54 in full of his state and county tax for nw ½ of nw ¼ sec. 15 tp. 17, range 2 east, and e ½ of nw ¼, sec 15, tp. 37, range2 e. 160 acres." Signed, W.S. GALEY, Collector, M.C.

(Thanks, Janet Price for this -- Janet finds things for me quite often in the Jamestown Press; however, she is NOT related to these people, she just sends them in hopes they will help someone. THANKS, Janet)

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