Jacob Crabtree to heirs of Peter Bays


Russell County, Virginia
Deed Book 3, Page 347
Executed 25 Oct 1802, Recorded 26 Oct 1802

This Indenture made the Twenty fifth day of October in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and two Between Jacob Crabtree of Lee County & Commonwealth of Virginia and Mary his wife of the one part, and John Bays, William Bays, James Bays, Joel Bays, Peter Bays, Joseph Bays, Mary Bays, and Susanna Bays, heirs at law of Peter Bays deceased of Russell County & Commonwealth aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth That the said Jacob Crabtree for and in consideration of the sum of Six hundred dollars current money to him in hand paid by the said Peter Bays dec'd to the said Jacob Crabtree in hand paid the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said John Bays, Will. Bays, James Bays, Joel Bays, Peter Bays, Joseph Bays, Mary Bays & Susanna Bays (as Tenants in common) the following two Tracts of Land one of them Containing one hundred Acres of Land and is bounded as follows viz: Beginning at a double Spanish Oak, corner to another survey of said Crabtree and with a line of the same S 78 E 110 poles to a white oak, red oak and beech to another of the said Crabtree's corners Thence with a line of the same S 58 W 140 poles to a white oak and buckeye thence leaving the said line S 65 E 32 poles up a rocky spur to five white oaks N 70 E 80 poles to a poplar and black oak on the west side of a spur of Clinch mountain and on the East side of a branch. N 38 poles to a Sugartree on the top of a ridge N 58 E 80 poles to a bunch of Sycamore (?) Standing on the South bank of Cedar Creek N 80 E 32 poles to a Buckeye and Sugartree on the South(?) side of a spur(?) N 26 W 46 poles to a Sugartree and white oak at the foot of the War ridge N 78 W 101 poles to a Stake N 7 W 35 poles to a white oak red oak & Mulberry S 23 W 32 poles crossing the old war gap road to a red oak and Two white oaks S 12 W 83 poles to the Beginning. The other Track contains _____(?) and is adjoining the above mentioned Tract and bounded as follows viz: Beginning at a ___(?) near the Creek Thence N 17 E 44 poles to a double Sycamore in a hollow at the foot of a ridge N 35 E 68 poles to three Spanish oaks on the south side of said ridge S 78 E 110 poles leaving said ridge and crossing the creek to a Black oak white oak and Beech on a Spur of Clinch Mountain S 58 W 164 poles Crossing the spurs of Clinch mountain to a white oak and Two Beeches and from thence to the Beginning. Together with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to have And To hold the said Two Tracts of to them the said John Bays, William Bays, James Bays, Joel Bays, Peter Bays, Joseph Bays, Mary Bays and Susanna Bays and their heirs to the sole use of the said John Bays, William Bays, James Bays, Joel Bays, Peter Bays, Joseph Bays, Mary Bays and Susanna Bays and their heirs. And the said Jacob Crabtree and Mary his wife for themselves and their heirs will forever warrent & Defend the said two tracts of Land with their Appurtenances unto the said John Bays, William Bays, James Bays, Joel Bays, Peter Bays, Joseph Bays, Mary Bays and Susanna Bays and their heirs. In Witness whereof the said Jacob Crabtree and Mary his wife have hereunto subscribed their names and affixed their seals the day and Year first above Written.

Jacob Crabtree {Seal}
Mary Crabtree {Seal}

At a Court held for Russell County October 26th 1802.

This Indenture of Bargain and sale of Land from Jacob Crabtree and Mary his wife to John Bays, William Bays, James Bays, Joel Bays, Peter Bays, Joseph Bays, Mary Bays and Susanna Bays was exhibited in Court and acknowledged by the said Crabtree and Mary his wife being privilly examined as the Law directs & Ordered to be Recorded.

Teste
Nathan Ellington,
D.C.R.C.


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