JUDGEMENT BOOK 1 1868-1880 PAGES 111-112                                                




   This Indenture made this Twenty first day of May, A.D. 1877 between George B Chapman, Sheriff of Parke County in the State of Indiana, of the first part, and George Wilkins of the same County and State of the second part, Witnesseth, That Whereas at the October Term of the Parke Circuit Court, A.D. 1874, Robert Burtin Et Al recovered by judgement of said Court in a certain action against Samuel T. Eusey Et Al the sum of Nine hundred and Eighty dollars and Sixty Six cents, for his damages and also the sum of forty nine dollars and fifty five cents for his costs in that behalf expended, all without any relief whatever from valuation or appraisement laws, as by the record thereof remaining in said Court more fully appears.  And Whereas, afterwards, to-wit: on the 16th day of December A.D. 1875, a Writ of Execution was duly issued upon said judgement, and under the seal of said Court attested by the clerk thereof which was directed to the Sheriff of the County of Parke, by which writ said Sheriff was commanded to levy the said sums of money of the property of the Defendant, in said county, subject to execution and that he should have those moneys at the Clerk's Office according to law, to satisfy said judgement, interest and costs: and also should, in like manner, make and return all interests and accruing costs thereon, and that he should make due return of that writ to the Clerk's Office, at the expiration of one hundred and eight days from the date of the same.  And Whereas, said Writ of Execution on the sixteenth day of December A.D. 1875, came to the hands of George B Chapman, then the Sheriff of said county, to be executed, and he as such Sheriff, on the 17th day of December A.D. 1875 levied said Writ of Execution upon the following real estate in the County of Parke, in the State of Indiana, to=wit: Lots number forty seven (47), Forty Eight (48), Fifty Six (56), Thirty Eight (38) and Thirty Six (36) in the Town of Montezuma.  Also Lots number Two hundred and three (203) and Two hundred and four (204) in Hills addition to the Town of Montezuma.  Also Part of the West half of the North West quarter of section 12 Township 16 North Range 8 West containing fifty hundredths 50/100 of an acre.

and the said George Chapman as Sheriff as aforesaid, having legally advertised the same, did, on the 13th day of May A.D. 1876 at the Court House door in Rockville in the county aforesaid between the hours prescribed by law, at public auction first expose to sale the rents and profits for a term not exceeding seven years, of said estate of Samuel Eusey in and to said real estate and no person bidding for the same, he then offered at public auction aforesaid, all the rights, title and interest, in fee=simple, of said John Fulwider in and to said estate and the said Grassland? Hayden Sawyer did then and there bid the sum of two hundred and twenty dollars and ninety cents; and no person bidding more, the same was, in due form, openly struck off to the said Grossland Hayden Sawyer for said sum of two hundred and twenty dollars and ninety cents, this being the highest and best bidder, and that being the highest price bid for the same. And whereas on the said 27th day of December AD 1873 as required by law said sheriff executed to purchasers a certificate setting forth the foregoing facts with the conditions appended that if said premises were not redeemed within one year from the date thereof, by payment of the purchase money with ten per centum interest thereon, By said judgement Defendant John Fulwidder his heirs or assigns to said purchasers their heirs or assigns said Grossland Hayden Sawyer would be entitled to a deed of conveyance thereof and afterward towit on the 1st day of December 1874 the said Grossland Haydon Sawyer transferred and also gave said certificate to Susannah Fulwider.

   Therefore, To confirm to the said Susannah Fulwider, the sale so made as aforesaid the said Sheriff of said County and successor to Christian ... the said George Chapman, Sheriff as aforesaid, in consideration of said sum of Two Hundred and Twenty Dollars ninety cents, to him in hand paid by said Grossland Hayden Sawyer, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained and sold, and doth by these presents grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm, to the said Susannah Fulwider her heirs and assigns forever, all the following Real Estate situated in the County of Parke and State of Indiana to=wit: Part of the E 1/2 of the NE 1/2 of Section (28) Twenty Eight in Township (16) Sixteen North of Range (7) Seven West and bounded as follows.  Beginning at the northwest corner of Wm Suells? land and running South 49 1/2 degrees West thirteen (13) rods and Twelve (12) links to the West side of an alley thence South ten (10) rods and four (4) links thence North 49 1/2 degrees East twelve (12) rods and (18) eighteen links.  Thence North twenty rods and four links to the place of beginning containing One and 63/100 acres more or less.

   To have and to hold, all and singular, the premises aforesaid, with the appurtenances to the said Susannah Fulwider and to her heirs and assigns forever, in as full and ample a manner as the same was held by John Fulwider immediately before the levying of aforesaid execution.

   In Witness Whereof, the said George Chapman as Sheriff, as aforesaid, has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.

                                                                                    George Chapman


State of Indiana  Parke County

   Before Me, John Hunt Clerk of the Circuit Court in and for said County personally came George Chapman, Sheriff of said County and acknowledged the foregoing conveyance to be his voluntary act and deed, as such sheriff.

   In Witness Whereof I hereunto subscribe my name and affix my Official seal of office this 8th day; of January A.D. 1875





                                                                                    Clerk Parke Circuit Court


   I certify that the Deed of which the above and foregoing is a true copy was duly stamped as provided by Act of Congress and recorded on the 24th day May 1877 at 11 o'clock A.M.

                                                                                    Wm White

                                                                                    Recorder of Parke Co.

                                                                                    by Frank White Dpty





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