This Indenture witnesseth: that John Tinbrook and Mary W Tinbrook his wife formerly Mary W Wilkins & daughter and heir of Michael Wilkins decd in consideration of five hundred Dollars to them paid by Samuel Wilkins, all of Parke County Indiana the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell and convey to the said Samuel Wilkins his heirs and assigns forever, the following Real Estate in Parke County, and State aforesaid and described as follows towit: Being Lot No (two) in the partition and division of the real estate of Michael Wilkins deceased in the Parke Probate Court at the March term thereof 1848. Containing thirty five acres, reference being had to the final Record of said division and partition Volume 6 page 159 will more fully show and the said John Tinbrook & wife hereby convey to the said Wilkins all their interest in and to the Widows dower in the lands of said Michael Wilkins, which is yet to accrue to them as heirs of said deceased.  The said Dower is represented as Lot No 5 in the said division together with all the privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging.  To have and to hold the same, to the said Samuel Wilkins 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 John Tinbrook and Mary his wife who hereby relinquishes her dower in said premises, have hereunto set their hands and seals this 27 day of January A.D. 1853     

                                                                        John Tinbrook

                                                                        Mary Tinbrook

The State of Indiana, Parke County

            Personally appeared before me, the subscriber, one of the Justices of the peace in and for said County John Tinbrook and Mary his wife the grantors in the above conveyance and acknowledged the same to be their voluntary act and deed.  And the said Mary the wife of the said John Tinbrook being examined b;y me privately, separate and apart from, and without the hearing of her said husband and the full content and purpose of said deed being by one made known and explained, 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 twenty seventh day of January A.D. 1853.                                                           David Connelly

                                                                                    Justice of the peace



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