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1826, John and Sarah Harrold of Wythe County, VA

Added 29 September 2015

13 Dec 1826

13 December 1826; This Indenture made this 13th day Dec’r in the year of our Lord 1826 between John Harrold and Sarah his wife of the County of Wythe & State of Virginia of the one part and William Breeding of the County & State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of Eleven hundred ninety eight Dollars and eighty cents to them the said John Harrold & Sarah his wife in hand paid before the ensealing and delivery of these presents doth give grant bargain and sell and by these presents hath given granted bargained sold and conveyed to the said William Breeding one certain tract or parcel of land lying on a branch of New River containing Three hundred and thirty three acres by Survey and bounded as followeth (to wit) Beginning at a large Lynn, on the patent line and corner to the line of partition between said John & Reuben Harrold & with lines of the old survey N 65° W 70 poles to a black oak on the top of a hill West 89 poles to two white oaks on the top of a hill, N 75° W 32 poles to a walnut and white oak sapling on a stony point corner to John Crocketts land S 11° W 126 poles passing s’d Crockett’s corner at 16 poles and with Thrashers to two white oak saplings in a draft S 33° E 86 poles to a Spanish oak on the top of a hill N 82 E 74 poles to a Spanish Oak S 72 E 110 poles to two white oak saplings & pine tree on the west end of a ridge corner to the land of John Chrisley and with a line thereof N 65° E 63 poles to a large white oak & back oak on s’d line and corner to the line of partition between s’d John & Reuben Harrold & with it N 21 W 116 poles passing a black oak & two chesnut oaks, called for in William Harrolds will to a black oak and hickory sapling on the top of a hill & N 22 W 126 poles crossing a branch to the beginning. Together with all and singular the appurtenances and priviledges thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said William Breeding and his heirs to the soul use and behoof of him the s’d William Breeding & his heirs and the said John Harrold & Sarah his wife for themselves and their heirs the said land to the said William Breeding & his heirs the s’d land will forever warrant and defend the said land against the lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever. In Testimony whereof the s’d John Harrold & Sarah his wife hath hereunto set their hand and affixed their seals the day & year above written.

John (his X mark) {Seal}
Sarah (her X mark) {Seal}

Wythe County To wit,
We Joseph Montgomery & Randolph Fugate Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that John Harrell a party to a certain deed bearing date on the 13th day of December 1826 and hereunto annexed personally appearing before us in our County aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed and desire us to certify the said acknowledgment to the Clerk of the County Court of Wythe in Order that the said deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 13th of Dec’r 1826.

Joseph Montgomery {Seal}
Randolph Fugate {Seal}

Wythe County to wit,
We Joseph Montgomery & Randolph Fugate Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid and State of Virginia do hereby certify that Sarah Harrell the wife of John Harrell parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 13th day of Dec’r 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 explained to her, she the said Sarah Harrell, 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 13th of Dec’r 1826.

Joseph Montgomery {Seal}
Randolph Fugate {Seal}

Margin note: Delivered on Order to Jesse Honaker 9 Feb’y 1829, J. P. Mathews Cl

Source: Wythe County Deed Book 10, pp. 451-452

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