This Indenture witnesseth that George Wilkins and Icy T his wife of Parke County Indiana in consideration of seven hundred dollars to them paid by Henry L Linton of said county and State, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby grant, bargain, sell and convey to the said Henry L Linton his heirs and assigns forever, the following real estate in Parke County and State of Indiana and described as follows towit: The entire interest both present and prospective of the said grantors in and to the following real estate of which Michael Wilkins died seized and possessed towit: the East fraction of the South West quarter of Sec 19 Town 16 n Range 8 West, containing 80 acres: the West fraction of the SW quarter of Sec 19 Town 16 N Range 8 West containing 118 28/100 acres: also, 26 acres off the North end of the E1/2 of the NEqr Sec 25 Town 16 Range 9 West: Also 54 acres off the South end of the E1/2 of the SEqr Sec 24 Town 16 N R9 West; Also Lot no 148 in the town of Montezuma.  The said land was divided among the heirs of said deceased by commissioners at the March term 1848 of the Probate Court of said County as per final record Vol 6 page 159 and lot No. 6 in said division fell to the said grantors, containing thirty acres but this deed includes the interest of said grantors in the widows dower.  Together with all the privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging.  To have and to hold the same to the said Henry L Linton his heirs and assigns forever.  The grantors their heirs and assigns hereby covenanting with the grantee his heirs and assigns that the title so conveyed is clear free and unencumbered: that they are lawfully seized of the premises aforesaid as of a sure perfect and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple; and that they will warrant and defend the same against all claims whatsoever.  In witness whereof the said George Wilkins and Icy T his wife who hereby relinquishes her dower in said premises have hereunto set their hands and seals this 1st day of September 1851.

                                                            George Wilkins

                                                            Icy T Wilkins (her mark)

State of Indiana Parke County

            Personally appeared before me, the subscriber a justice of the peace in and for said county, George Wilkins & Icy T Wilkins his wife the grantors in the above conveyance and acknowledged the same to be their voluntary act and deed.  And the said Icy T wife of the said George Wilkins being examined by me privately, separate and apart from and without the hearing of her said husband and the full contents and purposes of said deed being by me made known and explained, she declared that she executed the same of her own free will and accord, and without any coercion or compulsion from her husband.  Witness my hand and seal this the 1st day of September 1851            Amaziah Bacus  Justice Peace

Received & Recorded April 7th 1852 at 10 AM



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