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Charles Vaun/Vaughn

Contributed by Cheryl Harmon Bills


The information below has been transcribed and provided by site visitor Cheryl Harmon Bills, 4th Great Granddaughter of Charles Vaughn, also known as Charles Vaun. Any questions or comments concerning these individuals, should be sent directly to Cheryl Bills.


15 Oct 1832
Charles Vaun purchased land from Samuel Main at Elk Creek, Erie, Pennsylvania. Film 0,870,359 Land Records Vol 3 pg 449 shows a transaction from Samuel Main to Charles Vaughn the NE corner formerly owned by Obediah Taylor deeded to Nathan Lamphere, township line along the bank of the creek. 30 acres for $114. (not copied in full).

1 Mar 1834
Deed: Charles Vaun
To: John Thompson
Recorded: 17 Oct 1835

This indenture made the first day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty four between Charles Vaun and Elisabeth his wife of the Township of Elk Creek in the county of Erie and State of Pennsylvania of the first part and John Thompson of the township of Elk Creek county and state aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the Said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and twenty dollars lawful money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged Have granted bargained sold aliened .... released and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto the Said party of the Second part and to his heirs and assigns forever all that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the Township of Elk Creek in the County of Erie and State of Pennsylvania and bounded as follows viz beginning at a post the North West Corner of Eli Cotten’s [should read Colton ] land thence North one hundred and thirty two perches to a Hemlock tree Thence West twenty four perches and six links to a Hemlock tree thence South one hundred and thirty two perches to a post Thence East twenty four perches six tenths to the place of beginning Containing twenty acres of land be the same more or less being a part of Tract No. 488 four hundred & eighty eight Also a piece of Land of two perches width and thrity Six perches and nine Links in length now occupied as a road or land leading from the aforementioned Land to Publick highway it being a part of the above mentioned tract. Together with all and Singular the buildings improvements rights Liberties privileges hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and also all the Estate right Title interest property claims and demand whatsoever of them the Said party of the first part in Law or Equity or otherwise however or in and to the Same To have and to hold the Said described hereditaments and premises hereby granted or mentioned or intended So to be with the appurtenances unto the Said party of the Second part and to his heirs and assigns for ever and the Said Party of the first part for themselves heirs executors and administrators do hereby covenant promise and agree to and with the Said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns by these presents that they the Said party of the first part and their heirs the above mentioned and described premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the Said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns against them the Said party of the first part and their heirs and assigns and against all and Every other person or persons whomsoever law... claiming to or claim the Same or any part thereof Shall and will Warrant and forever defend by these presents in Witness whereof the Said party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written.
Charles Vaun (seal) Elisabeth X Vaun (seal)
Sealed and delivered
in presence of:
Shepherd Beals
John Vaughn
Received on the day of the date of the above indenture of and from the above named John Thompson one hundred and Twenty dollars in full of the consideration money above mentioned. Charles Vaughn

Before me the Subscriber one of the Justices of the peace in and for Said County personally came the above Charles Vaun and Elisabeth his wife. She being examined by me Separate from her Said husband and acknowledged the above indenture to be their act and deed to the end that the Same might be recorded as such. In testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this 8th day of April A.D. 1834 Shepherd Beals, J.P.

Above Land Sold: Amount of Sale: $120 Amount of Land: 20 acres + road Tract 488
1 Mar 1834
Deed witnessed:
8 Apr 1834
Deed recorded:
17 Oct 1835
Microfilm: 870,360 pg. 169

25 Feb 1837
Deed: Francis Orvis
To Charles Vaun
Recorded
July 21, 1848

This indenture made the twenty-fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight-hundred and thirty seven Between Francis Orvis of Elk Creek township in the County of Erie and state of Pennsylvania and Zeruiah, his wife, of the first part and Charles Vaun of Elk Creek township in the County and State aforesaid of the second part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt and payment whereof we do hereby acknowledge and thereof acquit and forever discharge the said party of the second part his heirs executors and administrators by these presents have granted bargained sold aliened, enfessed ?? Released and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien enfeoff ?? Release and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns all that certain piece or parcel of land situate in Elk Creek township in the County of Erie and State of Pennsylvania and bounded as follows viz: Beginning at the South west corner of tract No. Five hundred and thirteen on the township line thence east seventy three perches and three fourths of a perch to a post thence north ninety five perches to a post thence west seventy three perches and three fourths of a perch to a post Thence South ninety four perches to the place of beginning Containing forty acres of land and the allowance of six percent for roads to be the same more or less it being a part of tract No. Five hundred and thirteen (513) together with all and singular the buildings improvements rights liberties privileges herediment and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the revisions and remainders rents fines and profits thereof. And also all the estate right title interest property claim and demands and whatsoever of these the said party of the first part in law or equity or otherwise howsoever of in to or out of the same. To have and to hold the described land herediments and premises hereby granted mentioned or intended to be with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part their heirs executors and administrators do hereby covenant promise grant and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns by these presents that they the said party of the first part their heirs the above mentioned and described premises hereby granted or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part against other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same and any part thereof shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the parties of these presents hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Francis Orvis (seal)
Zerviah Orvis (seal)
Sealed and delivered in
the presence of
Sheppard Beals
B. Carpender

Received on the day of the date of the above indenture of and from the above named Charles Vaun three hundred dollars in full of the consideration money above mentioned.
Francis Orvis

Witness:
Erie County
Before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace in and for the said County personally came the above named Francis Orvis and Zerviah his wife and severally acknowledged the above indenture to be their act and deed to the end that the same might be recorded as such. She the said Zerviah being of lawful age and being examined by me separate and aprt from her said husband and the contents hereof to her fully made she voluntarily consenting hereunto in Witness wherefo I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Elk Creek this 25th day of February AD 1837.
Shepherd Beals

Above Land Bought: Amount of Sale: $300 Amount of Land: 40 acres + road Tract 513
25 Feb 1837
Deed Witnessed:
25 Feb 1837
Deed Recorded:
21 Jul 1848 Film 870368 Deeds U-V

This land was sold by Charles and Elizabeth ten years later and recorded the same day as the purchase of it was recorded:

Following Land Sold: Amount of Sale: $250 Amount of Land: 40 acres + road Tract 513
13 Nov 1847
Date Witnessed
13 Nov 1847
Deed Recorded
21 Jul 1848

13 Nov 1847
Deed: Charles Vaun
to Berzilla Robberts
Recorded July 21, 1848
This indenture made the thirteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven Between Charles Vaun of Elk Creek township in the County of Erie and state of Pennsylvania and Elizabeth his wife of the first part and Berzilla Robberts of the same place above written of the second part Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt and payment whereof they do hereby acknowledge. And therefore acquit and forever discharge the said Berzilla Robberts of the second part his heirs executors and administrators and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien enleoff release and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns all that certain parcel of land situate in Elk Creek township in the County of Erie and State of Pennsylvania and bounded as follows namely Beginning at the South east corner of Tract No. Five hundred thirteen on the township line thence east seventy perches and three fourths of a perch to a post thence north ninety four perches to a post thence west seventy three perches and three fourths of a perch to a post thence south ninety four perches to the place of beginning containing forty acres of land and the allownace of six percent for roads it be the same more or less it being part of Tract No. Five hundred thirteen (513) Together with all and singular the buildings rights improvements liberties privileges hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging appertaining and revisions and remainders rents fines and profits thereof. And also all the estate right title interest property claim and demands and whatsoever of these the said party of the first part in law or equity or otherwise howsoever of in to or out of the same To have and to hold the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the only proper use benefit and behalf of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part his heirs executors and administrators do hereby covenant promise grant and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs the above mentioned and described premises hereby granted or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part against all and every other person or persons whomsoever will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the parties of these presents hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Charles Vaun (seal)
Elizabeth X (her mark) Vaun (seal)
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
Lyman Jackson, the ... was read before signing.

Before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace in and for the County of Erie personally came the above named Charles Vaun and Elizabeth his wife and acknowledged the above indenture to be their act and deed to the end the same might be recorded as such the said Elizabeth Vaun being examined separate and apart from her husband and being of full age. In Witness Whereof I have set my hand this day and year above written.
Lyman Jackson


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