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Fayette Co., WV deeds-book D page 340-1 April 1852-Claudius Martin and Ann Eliza ux-J.P. Huddleston-Kanawha River on N side of Kanawha River adjoining lands of John P. Huddleston and Robert Short, being all the right title claim and interest of him the said Claudius Martin and Ann Eliza his wife in and unto here tofore owned by him the said Claudius late grandfather Nathan Huddleston dec'd, as well as all the said Claudius claim and interest unto the lands of his late father Nathan Martin now dec'd, a part of which was purchased by said Nathan Martin of David Childers of the county of Kanawha. Together with all right and interest in said lands that will accrue to him the said Claudius Martin or his heirs at the death of his grandmother Margaret Morris, who was the wife of said Nathan Huddleston dec'd, she sharing the right of dower in said lands, unto the said John P. Huddleston, his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Claudius Martin and Ann Eliza his wife of the 1st part do hereby covey for themselves and their heirs that they shall and will warrant and forever defend the lands above sold unto the said John P. Huddleston, his heirs and assigns forever free rom the claim or claims of all persons whatever in witness where of the said Claudius Martin and Ann Eliza his wife, have hereunto set their hands and seals this day and date above written.
Claudius Martin seal
Ann E. Martin seal
This indenture made the first day of April in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two between Claudius Martin and Ann Eliza his wife of the 1st part of the county of Fayette and state of Virginia and John P. Huddleston of said county and state of the 2nd part, witnesseth that for a consideration of the sum of twelve hundred dollars to them the said Claudius Martin and Ann Eliza his wife, will and truly paid by the said John P. Huddleston, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargains and sold and by these presents doth hereby sell and convey a certain piece or parcel of land situate in the county a foresaid.