Indenture Deed Between
Carmi and Henrietta JONES , Hillary JONES
Noah and Rebecca JONES, and James and Elizabeth JONES
Heirs of William JONES
and
Joseph HAWKINS
17 February 1834
Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Deed Book E, page 476

Transcribed & Submitted by Adina Dyer





This indenture made this 17 day of February in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty four, between CARMI JONES, and HENRIETTA his wife, HILLARY JONES, NOAH JONES, REBECCA JONES his wife and JAMES JONES and ELIZABETH JONES his wife, all of Tippecanoe County and State of Indiana, and the legal heirs of WILLIAM JONES late of Tippecanoe County deceased, of the first part and JOSEPH HAWKINS of the county and state aforesaid of the second part,

Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars good and lawful money to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged, have granted bargained, sold, aliened [sic], conveyed, confirmed and forever quit claimed, and by these presents do grant bargain sell, alien [sic], convey, confirm and forever quit claim unto JOSEPH HAWKINS the party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, all the right, title, interest, and claim both in law and equity in and to certain parcels or tracts of land of which the said WILLIAM JONES Deceased, was seized and possessed in fee simple at the time of his death, being and lying in the county of Tippecanoe and state aforesaid, described as follows to wit: The West half of the South West quarter of Section Number Twelve in Township Number Twenty two north and Range Number 5 west: of and also the West half of the North West quarter of Section Number Thirteen in Township Number Twenty two north and Range Number five west: of the land offered for sale at the land office at Crawfordsville in the state of Indiana.

To have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the appurtenances [sic] thereunto belonging to the only proper use benefit and behalf of the said JOSEPH HAWKINS his heirs and assigns forever: And the said CARMI JONES, HILLARY JONES, NOAH JONES, and JAMES JONES, as the heirs at law of the said WILLIAM JONES deceased, for themselves their heirs executors and administrators covenant and agree to and with the said JOSEPH HAWKINS his heirs and assigns that the said WILLIAM JONES deceased was lawfully seized in fee simple of the premises aforesaid, that they are the heirs at law of the said WILLIAM JONES deceased and as such are each and every one of them entitled to one undivided ninth part of the above described parcels of land, and that they have good right and lawful authority to sell dispose of and convey the same in manner and form as here in specified: that the said premises are free from all encumbrances; (the dower of ELIZABETH JONES widow of said WILLIAM JONES deceased excepted)

And that they further covenant and agree free themselves their heirs executors and administrators that they shall and will warrant and forever defend the said undivided parts and shares of the above described premises to the said JOSEPH HAWKINS his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of themselves and their heirs and of all persons claiming under them: and the said HENRIETTA JONES, the wife of the said CARMI JONES, and ELIZABETH JONES the wife of the said JAMES JONES, and REBECCA the wife of the said NOAH JONES, do hereby relinquish all their right and title of dower in and to the above described premise

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of : JOHN PROVALT, THOMAS HAWKINS

Signed:  CARMI JONES,  HENRIETTA [X] JONES
              HILLARY JONES
              NOAH JONES, REBECCA [X] JONES
              JAMES JONES, ELIZABETH [X] JONES


State of Indiana  ~ Tippecanoe County. 

Before me JOHN PROVALT, Associate Judge within and for said county personally came CARMI JONES, HENRIETTA, his wife, HILLARY JONES, NOAH JONES, REBECCA, his wife, JAMES JONES ELIZABETH, his wife the grantors named in the above deed of conveyance and being by me examined concerning the same acknowledge it to be their voluntary act and deed for the use and purposes therein mentioned and the said JONES and their wives having been examined separately and apart from their said husbands as required by law touching the above deed claim that they signed sealed and delivered the same of their own voluntary free will and accord without any coercion or compulsion of their said husbands and that they thereby relinquish all their right and claim to dower in the said premises. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this seventeenth of February ad 1834.

Signed: JOHN PROVALT, Associate Judge
A true record
Recorded June the 14th A.D. 1834
Signed: S. C. Cox, Recorder


 

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