Jacob and Ruth Early to Daniel Duckwiler, 292 acres in Botetourt County

 

This Indenture made this 16th day of November 1826 between

Jacob Early and Ruth his wife of Franklin County and State of Virgin-

ia of the one part and Daniel Duckwilder of Botetourt County

and State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the Said

Jacob Early and Ruth his wife for and in consideration of the

Sum of one hundred and fifty Dollars to them in hand paid

the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained &

Sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and Sell unto the

Said Daniel Duckwilder his heirs and assigns one certain Tract or

parcel of Land in Botetourt County on the waters of Back Creek which

is a branch of Roan River containing 292 acres (be the same more

or less) and Bounded as followeth to wit Beginning at two white

oaks corner to Mathias . thence with lines of the Same N84

E56 poles to a Dogwood and White Oak on a line of Sniders Land

thence with lines of the Same S38 W68 poles crossing a branch to

a black oak & Spanish Oak S11 W152 poles to a white oak & ches-

nut N70 E60 poles to a gum and chesnut L65 E64 poles to a

Locust N75 E60 poles to a white oak and red oak S20 W3 poles

to two Dogwoods and Chesnut corner to his own Land thence

with lines thereof leaving Sniders land S75 W150 poles to two

chestnuts and a Hickory Stump S1 E77 poles crossing the great

road to a black oak S55 E98 poles to a chestnut on the side of

the Mountain N52 E90 poles to two poplars and a lynn N16

W32 poles to two chestnuts N38 E56 poles to three Hickories S61

E50 poles to Harveys line thence with it S20 W170 poles to a

chestnut and two chestnut oaks near the Top of the Mountain

N66 W230 poles to two chestnuts and chestnut oaks N74 W62 poles to the

North End of a large rock N71 W68 poles passing a chestnut a

chesnut corner to Kinzie at 22 poles to two Spanish Oaks N50

W 54 poles to a white oak near the great road corner to Kinzie

thence with his lines N11 E28 poles crossing the road to a Spanish Oak

N2 W42 poles to a white oak & hickory N74 W182 poles to a white

Oak Red Oak and Maple on the points of a ridge near a branch

N7 E65 pole to a chestnut and Spanish Oak on McElhaneys line

and thence with the Same N55 E218 poles to the Beginning.

Together with and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging

or in any wise appertaining To have and to hold the said bar-

gained Land and premises unto him the said Daniel Duckwilder

his heirs and assigns forever free from the claim of them the

said Jacob Early and Ruth his wife their heirs and assigns

and from all persons claiming under them. In witness whereof

the said Jacob Early and Ruth his wife have hereunto Set their hands

and Seals the day and year first above written.

 

J. Early (Seal)

Ruth Early (Seal)

 

Franklin County .

We Patrick Hise and Moses Greer, Jr. Justices of the Peace in the county

aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Jacob Early

party to a certain Deed bearing Date on the 16th day of November

1826 and hereto annexed personally appeared before us in our

County aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be his act and Deed

and desired us to certify the Said acknowledgement to the Clerk

of the County Court of Botetourt in order that the said Deed May

be recorded given under our hands and Seals this 16th day

of November 1826

 

Patrick Hise (Seal)

Moses Greer Jun. (Seal)

 

Franklin County

We Patrick Hise and Moses Greer Jun. Justices of the Peace in the County

aforesaid in the State of Virginia do certify that Ruth Early the

wife of Jacob Early parties to a certain Deed bearing date on the 16th

day of November 1826 and hereunto annexed personally appeared before

us in our County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and

apart from her husband and having the Deed aforesaid fully Explain-

ned to her the Said Ruth Early acknowledged the Same to be her

act and Deed and declared that she had willingly signed sealed

and delivered the Same and that she wishes not to retract it.

Given under our hands and seals this 16th day of November 1826.

 

Patrick Hise (Seal)

Moses Greer Jun. (Seal)

 

Botetourt County Court Clerks office 17th of May 1827

This Deed with the certificates & thereon written was exhibited in Said

office and admitted to record.

 

teste H. W. Bowyer CBC

 

 

Botetourt County Virginia Deed Book 17, page 387

 

Transcribed by Edna McPherson