Josiah D. & Martha B. "Honaker" Browning to John C. & Elizabeth "Honaker" Browning


Russell County, Virginia
Executed 27 Dec 1880

This deed made this 27th day of December in the year of our Lord 1880, between Josiah D. Browning of the County of Jefferson, State of Nebraska of one part and John C. Browning and Elizabeth his wife of the County of Russell, State of Virginia, of the other part. Witnesseth: that the said Josiah D. Browning for and in consideration of two hundred and twenty five dollars, lawful money of the United States to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do grant, bargain and sell to the said John C. Browning and Elizabeth his wife, all the land lying East of the Russell Old Court House and Abandon Turnpike: the same being a part, only, of the land heired by decent from the estate of Samuel Honaker deceased, to Martha B. Browning wife of Josiah D. Browning and bounded by the lands of Elizabeth Browning wife of John C. Browning and Polly W. Cousins, wife of Leonidas Cousins, heirs of Samuel Honaker dec'd. Supposed to be 14 acres more or less with all it appurtenances to have and to hold the same to John C. Browning and Elizabeth his wife and their heirs forever, free from the claim or claims of all the said Josiah D. Browning and his heirs, and from the claims of all others will warrant and defend. In witness whereof, the said Josiah D. Browning has hereunto subscribed his name and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.

(signed) Josiah D. Browning

Virginia, Russell County, to wit
I John W. Honaker a Justice of the peace for the county aforesaid, in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Josiah D. Browning whose name is signed to the within writing bearing date December 27, 1880 has acknowledged the same before me in my County aforesaid

Given under my hand, the 27, day of December 1880 (signed) John W. Honaker J.P

Note: Josiah & Martha Browning moved from Russell County to Holt Co., Missouri prior to moving to Jefferson Co., Nebraska.


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