MICHAEL WILKINS - MARCH 1838
DEED BOOK 5 PAGE 295
This Indenture made this twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight between Michael Wilkins and Martha his wife of the County of Parke and State of Indiana of the first part and Henry Martin of the County and State aforesaid of the second part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars to them in hand paid the receipt hereof acknowledged doth hereby give grant bargain sell and convey unto the party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever all that certain land or parcel of land, situated in the County of Parke being twenty five and eight hundredths of an acre on the north end of the east half of the southeast quarter of section twenty four in township sixteen of range nine west in the district of land offered for sale at Crawfordsville Indiana. To have and to hold the said granted and bargained premises together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereof unto said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever and the said party of the first for their heirs executors and administrators doth covenant to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that they are lawfully seized of the premises above conveyed and that they are free from all encumbrances and the above bargained premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all persons the said party of the first part and their heirs will forever warrant and defend. In witness whereof the said party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
Signed, Sealed and delivered Michael Wilkins (his mark)
in presence of Martha Wilkins (her mark)
Be it remembered that on this day towit the ? day of March A.D. 1838 before me the subscriber a justice of the peace in and for said county personally came Michael Wilkins and Martha his wife the grantors named in the foregoing deed of conveyance and separately acknowledged the signing and sealing said deed to be their act and deed for the uses and purposes herein contained and the said Martha wife of the said Michael being by me first examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she signed and sealed said deed as her own voluntary act without any compulsion or coercion from her said husband. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written. Eliphalet Allen J.P. Recorded October 21st 1839.
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