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Obadiah & Lucy White to David Goode
Franklin County VA Deed Book 6, Pages 245-6
3 Feb 1812

This indenture made this 3rd day of February one thousand eight hundred and twelve between Obadiah White & Lucy his wife of Franklin County of the one part, David Goode of the county aforesaid of the other part, witnesseth that the said Obadiah White & Lucy his wife for and in consideration of the just and lawfull sum of two hundred and sixty nine dollars - lawfull money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said David Goode the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have bargained, sold, and do by these presents bargain, sell and deliver unto the said David Good his heirs & assigns a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county aforesaid on the head branches of Town Creek containing by survey two hundred and fifty seven acrea and bounded as followeth towit, Beginning at a Spanish oak in Stephen Stones(?) line thence new lines N 74 W 16 poles to a Spanish oak, N 50 W 36 poles to a Chesnut tree N 58 W 27 poles to a white oak S 55 W 76 poles to a gum on Rock run N 118 poles to a white oak S 45 W 30 poles to Mavelys corner red oak, and with his line N 67 E 80 poles to a Spanish oak N 42 E 103 poles to pointers N 36 W 4 poles to a black oak in Jamesons line, and with his line N 60 E 172 poles to Martins corner Chesnut tree and with his line S 16 E 66 poles to white oak in his own line and with it N 57 W 50 poles to pointers S 35 W 180 poles crossing a branch to a red oak S 32 E 82 poles crossing P(?)m to pointers S 15 E 52 poles to pointers N 38 E 11 poles to a white oak in Hopkins line and with it S 12 1/2 E 20 poles to pointers in P. Stones line and with it N 65 W 34 poles to a black Jack S 41 W 60 poles to the Beginning. Together with all it appertenences thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to have and to hold the above mentioned tract or parcel of land withe the tenements, herediteryments & all & singular other premeses or interests to be bargained & sold unto the said David Goode his heirs and forever. To and for ther proper use and behoofs of them the said David Goode his heirs and assigns free from the claim or claims of them the said Obadiah White & Lucy his wife or either of or either of there heirs or assigns & of all and every person or persons whatsoever shall will & do by these presents warrant and defend. In witness whereunto we Obadiah White and Lucy his wife have hereunto set our hands and seals this day and year above written.
Obadiah White
Lucy White

At a Court held for Franklin County Feby 3rd 1812
This indenture of bargain & sale between Obadiah White & Lucy his wife of the one part & David Goode of the other part, was acknowledged by the said Obadiah White & Lucy his wife. The said Lucy being first prively examined according to law, voluntarily relinguished her right of dower in and to the land and premises conveyed by the said indenture which is ordered to be recorded.
Teste, James Calloway CFC

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