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1844, Jacob Harrell of Wythe County, VA

Added 14 October 2015

3 May 1844

3 May 1844; This Indenture made & entered into this 3rd May 1844 between Ben Rush Floyd of the one part and Marion Sehorn, Jacob M. Harrell, James Ward (son of Wm), Charles A. Bowyer, Andrew F. Gregory & Samuel G. Brawley of the other part all of the State of Virginia & County of Wythe witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to him in hand paid by the parties of the second part at & before the ensealing & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged he the said Floyd hath bargained sold transferred & delivered unto the said parties of the second part a certain tract or parcel of land lying & being in the County of Wythe Containing three hundred acres, to wit, to the said Marion Sehorn fifty acres thereof, to Jacob M. Harrell fifty acres thereof, to James Ward fifty acres thereof, to Charles A. Bowyer fifty acres thereof, to Andrew F. Gregory fifty acres thereof, and to Samuel G. Brawley fifty acres the residue thereof which said tract of three hundred acres of land is bounded as follows to wit, Beginning at a pine near the top of the Iron Mountain thence N 82 W 300 poles to a pine & double chesnut N8 E 160 poles to a stake, S 82 E 300 poles to a gum & chesnut S 8 W 160 poles to the beginning. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with all its appurtenances to them the said parties of the second part & their heirs forever. And the said Floyd doth covenant with the said parties of the second part that he the said Floyd the said tract of land against the claim of him the said Floyd his heirs and against the claim of any or all persons claiming by through or under him shall & will forever warrant & defend by these presents. In witness whereof he hath hereunto set his hand & affixed his Seal the day and year above written.

Ben Rush Floyd {Seal}

Virginia, In the Clerks Office of Wythe County Court 3rd May 1844.
This deed of bargain and sale was returned to said office acknowledged by Ben Rush Floyd as his act and deed and ordered to be recorded.

Test,
J. P. Mathews, Cl

Source: Wythe County Deed Book 16, pp. 408-409

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