Deed between Benjamin 
Barlow and Abraham 
Dedrick - 1826

Greene County Courthouse, Liber K, page 28


Contributed by William Barlow



Whereas
, James Van Etten and Rebecca his wife of the town of Catskill in the county of
Greene have this day sold and conveyed to Abraham Dedrick of the place aforesaid the following piece or parcel of land viz :  All that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the town of Catskill in the county of Greene being part of lot No. 5 of the subdivision of lot No.14 . Catskill patent, beginning at a small black oak tree, with stones around it, being the  south west corner of lot NO.4 and running from thence south two degrees and thirty minutes east sixteen chains and fifty links  to a stake and heap of stones about two and one half feet west of a Rock  oak tree marker, then south eighty one degrees and fifteen  minutes. East, twenty four  chains to a Rock oak tree with stones around it, then north twenty four degrees and forty five minutes, East sixteen chains and eighty five links, to a stake and stones and then North  eighty  one degrees and fifteen minutes west thirty one chains and  sixty one links to the place of beginning, containing forty four and 3/10 acres of land for the consideration of three hundred and twenty dollars being the fair value of the same: And Whereas by the reason of the advanced age and infirmities of the said James VanEtten doubts exist as to his competincy to convey real estate, and  Whereas Lavinia Timmerman the wife of Jacob Timmerman, Leah Barlow the wife of Benjamin Barlow, Maria Whitney the wife of Robert Whitney and Abraham Timmerman the son of said Jacob Timmerman by Rachel Timmerman his former wife, (which said Abraham Timmerman is under the age of twenty one years) are the legal  heirs of the said James Van Etten: Now therefore this Indenture Witnesseth, that the said Jacob Timmerman and Lavinia his wife, Benjamin Barlow and Leah his wife, Robert Whitney and Maria his wife, for in consideration of the premises and for and  in consideration of the sum of Three Hundred and Twenty Dollars to them in hand paid by the said Abraham Dedrick, the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged, have and do hereby remise, release and for our Quit-claim, unto the said Abraham Dedrick his heirs and assigns forever the afore said premises piece or parcel of land. Together with all and singular the privileges, advantages hereditaments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in any wise appurtaining: and the version and reversions, remainder and remaining rents issues and profits thereof; and all the estate, right, title, interest, property claim and demand whatsoever, both in law and equity of the said Jacob Timmerman, and Lavania his wife, Benjamin Barlow and Leah his wife, and Robert Whitney and Maria his wife, or either of them of in or to the same, every or any part or parcel thereof, to have and to hold, the above released premises with appurtenances, unto the said Abraham Dedrick, his heirs and assigns to the only proper use of the said Abraham Dedrick  his heirs and assigns forever and the said Jacob Timmerman and Lavinia his wife, Benjamin Barlow and Leah his wife, Robert Whitney and Maria his wife, for themselves and their heirs, all and singular the premises, mentioned to be hereby released and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances unto the said Abraham Dedrick his heirs and assigns, against all and every person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same from by or under them, shall and will warrent and forever defend by these presents and the said Jacob Timmerman and Neely Lawrence specially covenant, with the said Abraham Dedrick his heirs and assigns that they will forever warrent and defend the said released premises from all and every claim of title or demand by from or under the said Abraham Timmerman and willfully indemnify and save harmless the said Abraham Dedrick, his heirs and assigns from all damages, costs and charges, by reason or on account of any claim or assertion of title to the said premises which shall or may be made by the said Abraham Timmerman or any other person or persons claiming or to claim under him, in witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the eighteenth day of March in the year  of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six.

Signed Sealed Delivered                                              Jacob      X   Timmerman           LS  
In presence of                                                                 Lavinia    X  Timmerman          LS
Robert H. Martin                                                           Benjamin X  Barlow                   LS
John V.DS. Scott                                                             Leah        X  Barlow                   LS  
                                                                                          Robert           Whitney                LS                                                                                               Maria       X  Whitney                 LS
                                                                                          Neely          Lawrence                LS


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