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Deed From Harrison and Catharine Cross (and John Poland) to Robert and Julia Ann F. Poland, Loudoun Co., Virginia Deed Book 5-G, pg. 302-303. Deed made 28 May 1853

This deed made the 28th day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty three, Between Harrison Cross and Catharine his wife and Robert Poland and Julia Ann F. his wife, all of the County of Loudoun and State of Virginia. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which the said Harrison Cross and Catharine his wife bear to the said Julia Ann Francis, wife of said Robert Poland- as well as one dollar to them paid in Hand: And also in further consideration of the sum of Six hundred and Sixty- three dollars nad seventy two and half cents paid to the Said Harrison Cross by John Poland of the County of Prince William and State of Virginia who was a joint purchaser with the Said Harrison Cross of a certain tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the said County of Loudoun, known as Goshen, with the understanding , that the said purchased land was to be conveyed by deed to the aforesaid Robert Poland and Julia Ann F. his wife, the said tract or Parcels of Land situated in the County of Loudoun and state of Virginia in two detached parcels and known as Goshen and bounded as follows(as per deed from William F. Adams Commissioner of the Circuit Court of Loudoun County to the said Harrison Cross. Beginning at a pile of Stones and stake in the Line of Rubin Hutchison and corner to Adrian Swart, thence with the said Hutchison S 861/4 W 197 poles to a stone in the old road and corner to Hutchison and Luckett and the road S 50 E 135 6/10 poles to a stone marked E H; thence with the roads 61 ¼ e 64 poles to a stake and pile of stones corner to Adrian Swart, thence with the said Swart n 15 1/2E 1325poles to the beginning containing 83 acresa1 rod and 10 poles of cleared land. The wood land bounded as follows (beginning at a double hickory corner to Samuel Swart thence with the said Swart N561/2 w 80 1.2 poles to a pile of stones corner to Adrian Swart: thence with the same s 26 ½ W 58 poles to a pile of stones in Hutchison's line and in the old road: thence with the same S 56 ½ E 80 ½ pole to a pile of Stones corner to Samuel Swart: thence with the same N26 1/E 58 poles to the beginning containing 29 acres and 29 poles making in the whole 112 acres 1 Rod and 39 poles-And the said Harrison Cross and Catharine his wife do covenant, grant, and convey to Robert Poland and Julia Ann F/Poland his wife such title in and to the aforesaid tract or parcels of land known as Goshen as was conveyed by deed bearing the date the 24th day of May 1853 to the said Harrison Cross by William F.Adam Commissioner of the Circuit court of Loudoun County. Witness the following signatures and seals the day and year first written above.

Harrison (X his mark) Cross
Catharine (X her mark) Cross


County of Loudoun to wit

I, Beverly Hutchison a justice of the peace for the County aforesaid and in the state of Virginia do certify that Harrison Cross whose name is signed to the writing above bearing date on the 29 day of May 1853 had acknowledged the same before me in my county aforesaid, Given under my hand this 28 day of May 1853.

Beverly Hutchison J. P.


State of Virginia, County of Loudoun to wit

We Beverly Hutchison and Thomas L. Ellzey Justices of the peace for the County of Loudoun, in the State of Virginia do certify that Catharine Cross the wife of Harrison Cross whose names are assigned to the writing hereto annexed bearing the date on the 28th day of May 1853 personally appeared before us in the County Aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the writing fully explained to her, she the said Catharine Cross, Acknowledged the said writing to be her act and declared that she had willingly executed the same and does not wish to retract it. Given under our hands this 28th day of May 1853.

Beverly Hutchison
Thos. L. Ellzey


Loudoun County to wit. Clerks office June 2nd 1853
This deed from Harrison Cross and wife to Robert Poland was this day received in said office duly acknowledged and admitted to record

Teste
Geo. Kilgour Fore DC