Deborah Wilkinson & Children 1842 Deed
Dutchess Coutny Deed Book L 75, pages 83-84

Transcribed by Carole Gibson

        This Indenture made the second day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred & forty two Between Deborah Wilkinson widow of John Wilkinson deceased, Gilbert Y. Wilkinson & Gellettey his wife & Jane [H. or N.] Wilkinson of the town of Union Vale, George Wilkinson & Sophia his wife of the Village of Poughkeepsie James Wilkinson & Mary Ann his wife of the town of Fishkill & Joseph C. Doughty & Mary his wife of the town of Beekman County of Dutchess & State of New York (the said Gilbert Y. Jane N. George & James Wilkinson & Mary Doughty being respectively heirs at law

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of said John Wilkinson deceased) of the first part and John Wilkinson of the town of Union Vale County & State aforesaid (heir at law of said John Wilkinson deceased) of the second part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for & in consideration of the sum of Fourteen Thousand Four Hundred Sixteen dollars sixty seven cents lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part at or before the [?] & [?] of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged & the said party of the second part his heirs executors & administrators for ever released & discharged from the same by these presents have granted bargained sold aliened remised released conveyed & confirmed & by these presents do grant bargain sell alien remise release convey & confirm unto the said party of the second part & to his heirs & assigns forever All that certain tract piece or parcel of Land situate lying & being in the said town of Beekman (now the town of Union Vale County & State aforesaid) in Lot number eighteen. Beginning at a heap of stones made on the division line of lots eighteen and nineteen thence north forty four chains to a heap of stones thence west fifty chains to a white oak tree marked on four sides thence south forty four chains to the division line aforesaid thence following said line east fifty chains to the place of Beginning Containing Two Hundred & Twenty acres roads included be the same more or less. This description of the premises hereby conveyed being taken from a deed thereof executed by Gilbert N. Livingston & Patty his wife to John Wilkinson father of said deceased on the twenty second of February A. D. one thousand seven hundred & ninety seven & recorded in Dutchess County Clerks Office in Book [A or N] of Deeds. pages 397 etc. [?] && reserving to the party of the first part their heirs & assigns forever the small plat of ground enclosed by a strong stone wall west of & between the house of deceased & that of Rufus Potter set apart & intended as a family burying ground by deceased during his life the same never to be sold but ever to be kept and preserved for such use & purpose & for no other use or purpose whatsoever. The reservation being pursuant to a [?] & directions embraced in the last Will & Testament of deceased by which Will the deceased enjoins it on his children (the heirs at law above named) & the survivor or survivors of them as his ding request that they keep said wall & burying ground in good repair for the use & purpose aforesaid. Reserving also a right of way to the party of the first part their heirs & assigns forever to said burying ground & from the same with full right & privilege of impress & egress in to & from the same as such family burying ground without let molestation or hindrance of any nature whatsoever forever. Together with all & singular the tenements hereditaments & appurtenances thereunto belonging or an any wise appertaining to the [?] & [?], remainder & remainders, rents i[?] profits thereof and also all the estate right title interest dower right of dower property possession claim & demand whatsoever as well in law as in equity of the said party of the first part of in & to the same & every part & parcel thereof with the appurtenances To have & to hold the above granted bargained & described premises with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs & assigns to his and their own proper use benefit & behoof for ever. Subject to the reservation touching the Family Burying Ground aforesaid and the said Gilbert [T. or Y.?] George Jane H. & James Wilkinson & Joseph C. Doughty (for his wife Mary aforesaid) for themselves their heirs executors & administrators do hereby covenant grant & agree to & with the said party of the second part his heirs & assigns, that the said parties last named at the

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time of the sealing & delivery of these presents are lawfully seized in their own right of a good abso-
lute indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple of & in all & singular the above granted bargained 7 decirbed premises with the appurtenances thereto belonging & have good right full power & lawful authority to grant bargain sell & convey the same in manner & form aforesaid. And that the said party of the second part his heirs & assigns shall & may at all times hereafter peace ably & quietly have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the above granted premises & every part & parcel thereof with the appurtenances without any let suit trouble molestation eviction or disturbance of the said party of the first part their heirs or assigns or of any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same. And that the same now are free clear discharged and unencumbered of & from all former & other grants titles charges estates judgments taxes assessments and encumberances of what nature or kind soever except as aforesaid. And also that the said party of the first part & their heirs & all & every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully or equitably desiring any estate right title or interest of in or to the herein before granted premises by from under or in trust for them shall & will and any time or times hereafter upon the reason able request & at the proper costs & charges in the law of the said party of the second part his heirs & assigns make due & execute or cause or procure to be made done and executed all & every such further to the lawful & reasonable act, conveyances & assurances in the law for the better & more effectually resting & confirming the premises hereby intended to be granted in & to the said party of the second part his heirs & assigns forever as by the said party of the second part his heirs or assigns or his or their counsel learned in the law shall be reasonably devised [?] or required. And the said Gilbert Y. George Jane H. & James Wilkinson & Joseph C Doughty & their heirs the above described & hereby granted & released premises & every part & parcel thereof with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs & assigns against the said party of the first part & their heirs & against all & every person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same shall & will Warrant & by these presents forever Defend.

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of ~
Deborah Wilkinson {LS} Jas. Wilkinson {LS}
Gilbert Y. Wilkinson {LS} Mary Ann Wilkinson{LS}
Gellettey Wilkinson {LS} Joseph C. Doughty {LS}
Jane H. Wilkinson {LS} Mary H. Doughty {LS}
George Wilkinson {LS} Sophie Wilkinson {LS}

the words "for his wife Mary aforesaid" in line 5 of this page interlined prior to execution hereof
Richard W. Germond of G. Wilkinson & wife.







Beekman Town Supervisors
1820 John Wilkinson
1845, 1847 Joseph C. Doughty
1870 George T. Doughty


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