Deed from John & Jane Buster to Abraham Crabtree


Russell County, Virginia
Deed Book 3, Pages 675-676
Executed 24 Sep 1805

THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty forth day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and five, between John Buster and JANE his wife of Russell County and State of Virginia of the one part and Abraham Crabtree of Wayne County and State of Kentucky of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Buster and Jane his wife for and in consideration of the sum of eight hundred and seventy dollars law-ful money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said Abraham Crabtree at or before the ensealing and delivery of these present the receipt whereof acknowledged. Have bargained and sold and by these present do and each of them doth bargain and sell unto the said Abraham Crabtree his heirs and assignees a certain tract or parcel of land containing One hundred and thirty five acres lying and being in the county Russell on both sides of the Sinking Creek the waters of Clinch River and bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at two white oaks on the end of the spur of Mockerson Ridge corner to Alexander McFarlane and with his lines North 19 degrees West 78 poles to a white oak on the top of the ridge North one degree West eighty poles to a stake, then leaving said McFarlane's lines N57 degrees E eighty one poles to a white oak and Dogwood N 34 degrees E 30 poles to a Dogwood Sapling corners to Harry Smith and with his lines S 28 degrees E 80 poles to a stake S 68 degrees E 55 poles to a bunch of Elms corners to said Smith and John Harmon and with Harmon lines S 22 dgrees W 30 poles to a stake S 36 degrees W 30 poles to a Spanish Oak by said Harman's Spring Branch then up the branch and binding therein according to its several meanders forty-four poles to a black haw bush South sixty-four degrees west one hundred and thirty five poles to the beginning. To gather with all the ---------------------- same belonging to have and to hold the said tract of land and appurtenances unto the said Abraham Crabtree his heirs and assigns forever. The said tract of land being part of a 379 acre tract granted by the Commonwealth of Virginia to the said John Buster by patent bearing date the 22nd day of March 1785 and being the same one hundred and thirty five acres which was decreed to the said Abraham Crabtree from the said John Buster by the Worshipful court of Russell county at the August term 1805 in a suit in Chancery wherein the said Abraham Crabtree was plt. and the said John Buster and his heirs the Deffts. and the said John Buster and Jane his wife for themselves and their heirs do hereby Covenant and grant to and with the said Abraham Crabtree his heirs and assigns the tract of land aforesaid free from claim or claims of them the said John Buster and Jane his wife or either of them their or either of their heirs and of ---------person or persons whatever shall will and be warrant and forever defend by their present. In witness whereof the said John Buster and Jane his wife have herunto set their hands and seals this day and year above

                                      John Buster      seal

                                      Jane Buster      seal

at October Court 1805

This Indenture of bargain and sale from John Buster and Jane his wife to Abraham Crabtree was acknowledged in court by said John and Jane his wife being privily examined as the law derects(sic) was thereupon Ordered to be recorded.


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