Jefferson County
Illinois


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THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT
WAS TRANSCRIBED FROM DEED BOOK H, PP. 248 & 249 AT THE JEFFERSON COUNTY
COURT HOUSE BY JANET ROHLFS ON APRIL 18, 1995.


This deed made and entered into this 19th day of April Eighteen hundred and
55 by and between Louisa Jones & James Jones, her husband, & Robert
C. Black & Martha Jane Black, his wife, of Franklin County state of
Illinois and Perlina Ann Atkins & Moses Atkins, her husband, of the
County of Jefferson and State aforesaid, heirs at Law of the estate of
Roda (sic) Scott deceased late of Jefferson County state of Illinois parties
of the first part and Samuel A. Black of the County of Jefferson and State
of Illinois of the second part witnesseth that the said parties of the
first In consideration of the sum of one hundred & twenty-five dollars
to them in hand paid by the party of the second part the receipt of which
is hereby acknowledged do by these presents grant bargain sell and convey
unto the party second part his heirs and assigns forever all our right
interest & claim of the undivided fourth of the North East fourth of
the North E. quarter of section Ten in Township four south of Range two
East lying and being in the County of Jefferson and State aforesaid containing
forty acres more or less of which Rhoda Scott died seized To have and to
hold the same together with all the rights immunities privileges and appurtenances
to the same belonging unto the said party of the second part and to his
heirs and assigns forever. The sd parties of the first part hereby covenanting 
that they their heirs executors and administrators will warrant and defend the 
title of the premises to the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever
against the lawful claim of all persons. In witness whereof the said parties of the first have 
here unto set their hands and seals the day and date above written.


signed in presents Louisa Jones (X)

of Elisha Wilson

James Jones (X)

Robert C. Black

Martha J. Black

Perlina Ann Atkins (X)
 
Moses B. Atkins (X)


State of Illinois
Jefferson County


Be it remembered that Louisa Jones & James Jones her husband 8r Robert
C. Black & Martha J. Black his wife & Perlina B. Atkins & Moses
B. Atkins her husband Heirs at Law of the Estate of Rhoda Scott Deceased
late of the County of Jefferson and State of Illinois who are all personally
known to me to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing
Instrument of writing as parties thereto this day personally appeared before
me Elisha Wilson a Justice of peace within and for said County and State
severally acknowledged the same to be there act and deed for the purposes
therein set forth and Martha J. Black, wife of said Robert C. Black and
Louisa Jones and Perlina Ann Atkins wives of James Jones and Moses B. Atkins
on an examination separate and apart from their said husbands after the
contents of the foregoing deed was by me explained to them acknowledged
that they freely voluntarily and without any undue influence of their said
husbands signed the foregoing deed and relinquished their dower in the
Lands therein mentioned.


Given under my hand this 19th day of April 1855.

Elisha Wilson, JP

Filed for Record February
25, 1856 at 12 o'clock Clerk
M J. S. Began, Clerk

Submitted by: Eddie Randolph
Columbia, MO
Mar 2001 

 
 
 
 
 

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