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Medina County Real Estate Transfers of the Rockwell Family

Submitted by Janis D. Townsend
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Transfer of Medina Co., OH Real Estate from Solomon & Martin ROCKWELL of Litchfield Co., CT with the heirs of Alpha ROCKWELL dec'd & Reuben ROCKWELL of Colebrook Litchfield Co., to Edward WOLCOTT.

Dated: December 20, 1819

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER
(Solomon ROCKWELL & Brothers to Edward WOLCOTT)

To all people to whom these presents shall come greeting know ye that we Solomon & Martin ROCKWELL of Litchfield County and State of Connecticut being joint-owners of the premises hereafter described with the heirs of Alpha ROCKWELL dec'd & D. Reuben ROCKWELL of Colebrook in said Litchfield County joint-Executor with said Solomon (&) Martin of the last will & testament of said Alpha dec'd we the said Executor being by said will & testament authorized to make conveyance of land for the consideration of four hundred & seventy-eight dollars received to our full satisfaction of Edward WOLCOTT of Granville State of Ohio, do give, grant, bargain sell and confirm unto the said Edward WOLCOTT a certain piece of lot of land lying in Harrisville in the County of Medina & State of Ohio, viz lot No. twenty-five in said town bounded north on lot No. fifteen, east on lot No. twenty-six, south on lot No. thirty-five, west on lot No. twenty-four, containing ninety-six 64/100 acres, be the same more or less. Also part of lot No. fifteen bounded north on lot No. five, south on lot No. twenty- five, west on part of sd (sic) lot owned by John & Jabez GILLET and to extend so far east the whole width of said lot as to contain ninety-four acres & fifty-six fifty-four hundredths of an acre of land bounded east on part of said lot now owned by the Grantors. To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Edward & heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also we the said Grantors do for ourselves, our heirs, Executors, and administrators covenant with the said Edward his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents we are well seized of the premises as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written and that the same is free of all incumbrances (sic) whatsoever and further more we the said Grantors do by these presents bind ourselves and our heirs forever to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said Edward his heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the twentieth day of December Anno Domini 1819.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of

Luman(?) WAKEFIELD

Solomon ROCKWELL (seal)

Jebiel COE

Reuben ROCKWELL (seal)

Sety MARSHALL (for Martin)

Martin ROCKWELL (seal)

Hellen M. MARSHALL (ROCKWELL)

State of Connecticut Litchfield County
ss. Winchester 20 December 1819

Personally appeared Solomon ROCKWELL & Reuben ROCKWELL signors and sealers of the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to be their free act and deed before me.

Luman(?) WAKEFIELD
Justice of the Peace

I Sarah ROCKWELL wife of the within named Solomon for a valuable consideration hereby relinquish my right of dower to the within described premises witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twentieth day of December 1819.

State of Connecticut Litchfield County
ss. Colebrook Dec. 22nd 1819

Personally appeared Martin ROCKWELL signer and sealer of the within instrument and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed before me.

Seth MARSHALL
Justice of the Peace

Received July 26th day 1822 and recorded the same day. J. TREESE Recorder.

Transcribed by:
Janis D. Townsend
3813 Delham Drive
Richmond, VA 23294




Transfer of Harrisville Twp. Medina Co., OH Real Estate from Solomon ROCKWELL of Winchester Litchfield Co., CT & Reuben ROCKWELL of Colebrook Litchfield Co., to Charles LEWIS.

Dated: May 11, 1826

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER
(Solomon ROCKWELL to Charles LEWIS)

To all people to whom these presents shall cover; - Greeting. Know ye that, we Solomon ROCKWELL of Winchester in the County of Litchfield State of Connecticut & Reuben ROCKWELL of Colebrook in said county & state for the consideration of seventy dollars received to our full satisfaction of Charles LEWIS of Harrisville County of Medina state of Ohio. Do give, grant, bargain sell, and confirm unto the said Charles LEWIS a certain piece of land. Being part of lot No. 34 in said Harrisville beginning at the south east corner of said lot thence running west on the east and west line eighty rods - thence north thirty-six rods. Thence east eighty rods. Thence south thirty-six rods to the place of beginning containing eighteen acres. To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Charles LEWIS his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also; we the said Thomas & Reuben do for ourselves our heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said Charles LEWIS his heirs and assigns that at and until the unsealing of their presents we are well seized of the premises as a good indefeasible estate in fee-simple, and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written, and that the same is free of all incumbrances (sic) whatsoever. And furthermore we the said Solomon & Reuben do by these presents bind ourselves and our heirs forever to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said Charles LEWIS his heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever. We Sarah ROCKWELL wife to the said Solomon ROCKWELL & Rebecca (sic) ROCKWELL wife to the said Reuben ROCKWELL do hereby relinquish our right of dower in the above described lands. In witness whereof have hereunto set our hands and seals the 11th day of May Anno Domini 1826.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of

Reuben ROCKWELL (seal)

Rebeckah (sic) ROCKWELL (seal)

Lancelot PHELPS

Elisha PHELPS

Solomon ROCKWELL (seal)

Joseph MILLER

Timothy ROCKWELL

Sarah ROCKWELL (seal)

State of Connecticut Litchfield County
ss. Colebrook May 20, 1826

Personally appeared Reuben ROCKWELL & Rebekah (sic) ROCKWELL signers and sealers of the foregoing (sic) instrument, and acknowledged the same to be their free act and deed before me.

Lancelot PHELPS
Just. of Peace

Litchfield County
ss. Winchester 12th May 1826

Personly (sic) appeared Solomon ROCKWELL & Sarah ROCKWELL signers & sealers of the foregoing instrument and acknowledges the same to be their free act & deed before me.

Joseph MILLER
Justice of Peace

Rec. Recorded 2nd June 1826 - T. HUDSON Recorder

Transcribed by:
Janis D. Townsend
3813 Delham Drive
Richmond, VA 23294




Transfer of Darke Co., OH Real Estate from William BERNEY to Thomas ROCKWELL, Jr.

Dated: October 10, 1846

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER

Wm. BERNEY to Thomas ROCKWELL, JR. Know all men that, I William BERNEY of Cincinnati, bachelor, in consideration of one hundred dollars to me paid by Thomas ROCKWELL, JR. the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged do hereby bargain, sell, and convey to the said Thomas ROCKWELL, his heirs and assign forever, the following Real Estate viz lying and being in the County of Darke, State of Ohio, and described as the:
North East quarter of the South West quarter of Sections twenty four (24) Township fifteen (15) Range One East containing forty acres be the same more or less.
Together with all the privileges and appurtenances to the same belong in. To have and to hold the same to the said Thomas ROCKWELL, his heirs, and assigns forever. The said William BERNEY for his heirs, executors, and administrators does hereby covenant with the said Thomas ROCKWELL, his heir and assigns that the title so conveyed is clear, free, and unencumbered. And to warrant and defend the same against all claims whatsoever.

In witness whereof the William BERNEY hereunto set his hand and seal this tenth day of October in the year eighteen hundred and forty-six.

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered in Presence of:

Elliott S. MOORE (signed)

William BERNEY (Seal)

The S. BIGGS (signed)

State of Ohio, Hamilton County:

Be it remembered that on this tenth day of October in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, before me, the subscriber, Notary Public for the state and county aforesaid personally came William BERNEY, the grantor in the above conveyance and acknowledged the signing and sealing thereof to be his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.

(JS)

In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal notarial on the day and year last aforesaid. Jno Stiller Notary Public

Transcribed by:
Janis D. Townsend
3813 Delham Drive
Richmond, VA 23294
Date: October 30, 1997

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