Bedford County Pennsylvania Land Deeds and Transfers

Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Deed Book D, Pages 38-39

Dated 23 Mar 1793, Recorded 26 Mar 1793

THOMAS BLAIR to NEAL McMULLAN  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

To all People to whom these presents shall come I THOMAS BLAIR of the Township and County of Bedford in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania yeoman Send Greetings. I know ye that I the said THOMAS BLAIR for and in consideration of the sum of Seventy five pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania to me in hand well and truly paid by NEAL McMULLAN of the Township County and Commonwealth aforesaid Mason the receipt whereof I hereby acknowledge Have granted bargained and Sold unto the said NEAL McMULLAN his heirs and Assigns. A Certain tract of Land Situate on DALTON's run in Bedford Township in the County of Bedford aforesaid Beginning at a Chesnut oak thence by vacant hills north twenty one degrees west one hundred and nine perches to a post north sixty nine Degrees East seventy two perches to a white oak South twenty one Degrees East forty seven perches to a Maple north sixty nine Degrees East seventeen perches to a chesnut oak thence by JAMES DALTON's claim north twenty one Degrees west thirty seven perches to a white oak north twenty nine Degrees East thirty five perches to a white oak north twenty one Degrees west seventy six perches to a Hickory thence South sixty nine Degrees west forty eight perches to a red oak south twenty one Degrees East twenty nine perches to a chesnut oak thence by vacant hills South sixty nine Degrees west one hundred and twenty four perches to a Dogwood South twenty one Degrees East one hundred and sixty nine perches to a post thence by the Middle ridge north sixty nine Degrees East fifty six perches to the place of Beginning Containing one hundred and seven acres and forty two perches of Land and the usual allowance of six per Cent for roads &c (which tract of land was granted to me the said THOMAS BLAIR by a Warrant dated the sixth day of November 1786) Together with all and singular the buildings improvements, hereditaments & appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders rents issues and __ thereof. To have and to hold the said Tract of Land and premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said NEAL McMULLAN his heirs and assigns forever. Under and Subject to the payment of the remainder of my purchase money Interest and Patenting fees and all Taxes & assessments is now due to hereafter to become due for the same. And I the said THOMAS BLAIR my heirs Executors & administrators the hereby granted premises and every part and parcel thereof unto the said NEAL McMULLAN his heirs and assigns (Subject as aforesaid) against all person and persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same shall and will warrant and forever Defend by these presents. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety three. THOMAS BLAIR

Sealed & Delivered In the presence of GEORGE WOODS, JOHN McGAUGHEY

Received the day of the date of the within written Deed Poll of the within named NEAL McMULLAN the Sum of Seventy five pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania in full of the consideration money within mentioned. THOMAS BLAIR

Test GEORGE WOODS, JOHN McGAUGHEY

Bedford County ss: On the day of the date of the within Deed Poll the within named THOMAS BLAIR came personally before me the subscriber on eof the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in and for the county of Bedford and acknowledge the said Deed Poll to be his act and Deed Witness my hand & Seal. GEORGE WOODS

Recorded and compared with the original the 26th Day of March Anno Domini 1793. DAVID EPSY, Recorder


Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Deed Book E, Page 205
Dated 10 May 1797 Recorded 28 Nov 1798
JOHN BLAIR & JEAN his wife to JOHN CLARK  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

10th May 1797. To all People to whom these presents shall come JOHN BLAIR of the County of Bedford in the State of Pennsylvania Send Greeting. And Whereas the Commissioners of the County aforesaid by Deed Pole under their hands and seals bearing date the fourth day of August one thousand seven hundred and Ninety one for the consideration therein Mentioned did grant and confirm unto the said JOHN BLAIR and to his heirs and Assigns all the Tract or piece of land part of the above mentioned Tract bounded and described as follows to wit Beginning at a Hickory thence North forty five degrees east one hundred and eighty eight perches, to a post thence North Twenty six degrees and one half West Two hundred sixty six perches to a white oak thence south fifty five degrees West one hundred and Ninety eight perches to a White oak thence South thirty degrees East Two hundred and Ninety seven perches to the place of Beginning the said one hundred Acres to be cut off at the North West end of the aforesaid Three hundred and Twelve Acres by a line running parallel to the line south fifty five degrees West one hundred and Ninety eight perches and adjoining JOHNSTONs claim so as to Include the said one hundred Acres with the Usual Allowance aforesaid with the Appurtenances To hold the same to him his heirs and Assigns forever as in and by the said recited Deed Pole relation being thereunto had appears. Know Ye that the said JOHN BLAIR and JEAN his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of five pounds ten shillings lawful money of Pennsylvania to them in hand paid by JOHN CLARK of the County of Bedford aforesaid at and before the ensealing and delivery hereof the Receipt thereof they do hereby acknowledge and thereof acquit and forever discharge the said JOHN CLARK his Heirs Executors and Administrators by these presents have granted bargained sold released and confirmed and by these presents do grant Bargain Sell release and confirm unto the said JOHN CLARK his Heirs and Assigns all that Messuage or tenement Together with all and singular the buildings Improvements, Ways, Woods Waters, water courses Rights Liberties Privileges hereditaments and Appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders Rents Issues And profits thereof and also all the Estate Right Title Interest property claim and demand Whatsoever of them the said JOHN BLAIR and JEAN his wife in law or equity or otherwise howsoever of into or out of the same To Have and to Hold the Messuage or tenement and lot or piece of ground hereditaments and premises hereby granted or mentioned or Intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said JOHN CLARK his Heirs and Assigns to the only proper use and Behoof of the said JOHN CLARK his heirs & Assigns forever. JOHN BLAIR, JEAN (x) BLAIR (her mark). In Witness Bedford County ss: On the day of the date of the foregoing Deed Poll the above named JOHN BLAIR and JANE his wife personally came before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace for said County and Acknowledged the above Deed Poll to be their Act and Deed Witness my hand and seal. WILLIAM CLARK. Atteste THOMAS BLAIR, THOMAS BLACKBURN. Recorded and compared with the Original this 28th day of November 1798 JOHN ANDERSON


BEDFORD COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
Deed Book, AA1, Pages 77-79
Dated 5 Mar 1800 Recorded 10 Sep 1800
ISAAC HAZLEHURST Exor of SAMUEL PURVIANCE to BRICE BLAIR  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

To all People to whom these presents Shall Come ISAAC HAZLEHURST of the City of Philadelphia Merchant Surviving executor of the Last Will and Testament of SAMUEL PURVIANCE Late of the Said City, Merchant Deceased and Guardian of the Estate of SARAH the only Daughter and heir of ANDREW PURVIANCE Late of the Said City deceased Sendeth Greeting whereas BRICE BLAIR of Southamton Township Bedford County is at present in possession of a Certain Tract of Land Situate on Flintstone Creek in the Township and County aforesaid Containing Two hundred and Seven Acres and Allowance part of a two hundred and twenty Seven Acres and an half and Allowance which was Surveyed upon a location No. 1982 in the name of MATTHEW MEASE dated 26th November one thousand Seven hundred and sixty Six (the residue of the Said two hundred and twenty Seven and an half Acres being heretofore released to JESSE CASTEEL) which Said Two hundred and Seven Acres was heretofore claimed by the said BRICE BLAIR under a purchase from a certain SAMUEL PERRY and whereas the Said and the Said Tract of Land was also claimed by the Said ISAAC HAZLEHURST as Executor aforesaid by Virtue of the payment of the location fees by the Said SAMUEL PURVIANCE the location and survey thereon and of a bill of Sale from the Said MATTHEW MEASE dated February one thousand Seven hundred and sixty Nine to the Said ANDREW PURVIANCE Son of the Said SAMUEL then a minor and whose name was used as a trustee for his Said father Know ye that the said ISAAC HAZLEHURST as Executor and Guardian as aforesaid for the purpose of Settling and quieting all disputes and controversies Expecting the title to the Said two hundred and seven Acres of Land and also for and in consideration of the Sum of Two hundred Dollars Lawful money of the United States to him in hand paid at and before the ensealing and Delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Hath granted Sold remised released and forever quieted claim and by these presents by virture of his powers as Executor and Guardian aforesaid Doth grant Sell convey remise release and forever quit Claim unto the Said BRICE BLAIR his heirs and Assigns all the before mentioned two hundred and Seven Acres of Land Together with all and Singular the Hereditaments and Appertenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions Rents Issues and Profits thereof and all the Estate right title and Interest of the Said SAMUEL PURVIANCE and ANDREW PURVIANCE or Either of them in their Lifetime in Law or equity of in to the Same To have & to hold the Said hereby granted premise unto the Said BRICE BLAIR his heirs and Assigns forever Subject to all arrearages of purchase money Interest and office fees due and to become due thereon to the State and also Subject to all Taxes __ __ and Chargeable thereon And the Said ISAAC HAZELHURST for himself and his heirs doth Covenant grant and agree that as Executor anhd Guardian or otherwise he hath not heretofore made Committed done or Suffered any Act Matter or thing whereby the Said hereby granted premises are is may or Can be impreached prejudiced or incumbered intitle estate or otherwise. In Witness whereof the Said ISAAC HAZLEHURST hath hereunto Set his hand and Seal this Fifth day of March Eighteen hundred. ISAAC HAZELHURST

Sealed & Delivered in presence of JOHN HINDMAN, ROBT HAZLEHURST Junr.

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Instrument from BRICE BLAIR therein mentioned the Sum of two hundred Dollars Lawful money of the United States in full of the above Consideration. SAML RIDDLE Atty per ISAAC HAZELHURST $$200

Bedford County SS: Before me the Subscriber one of the Associate Judges in and for Said County personally appeared ROBERT HAZELHURST Junr. Esqr. Of the City of Philadelphia and being duly Sworn deposeth and Saith that he was personally Present and Saw ISAAC HAZLEHURST Sign Seal and Deliver the foregoing release as his act and Deed that the name of ROBERT HAZLEHURST Junr is the Proper hand writing of this Deponant and that he Saw JOHN HINDMAN sign his name thereto as a Witness at the Same time. ROBT. HAZLEHURST Junr.

Sworn & Subscribed at Bedford this 19th day of June 1800. In Test. Recorded and Compared with the Original this 10th of Septr 1800.


Abraham Paul & Elizabeth his wife to Joseph Keely  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

BEDFORD COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP
DEED BOOK AF@, Pgs. 71-74
3 July 1802

Abraham Paul & Elizabeth his wife to Joseph Keely

This indenture made the third day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two, between ABRAHAM PAUL of the township of Hopewell and county of Bedford in the State of Pennsylvania, yeoman, and ELIZABETH his wife of the one part and JOSEPH KEELY of the township county and state aforesaid yeoman of the other part Witnesseth that whereas the said Abraham Paul in and by a certain obligation or writing obligatory under his hand and seal, bearing even date herewith standeth Bound unto the said Joseph Keely in the sum of three hundred pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania for the payment of one hundred and fifty pounds lawful money aforesaid at six equal payments according to the said recited obligation as in an dby the said recited obligation and condition thereof, relation being thereunto had more fully and at large appears now this Indenture Witnesseth that the said Abraham Paul and Elizabeth his wife as well for & in consideration of the aforesaid debt or sum of one hundred and fifty pounds and for the better securing the payment thereof with its interest unto the said Joseph Keely his executors administrators and assigns in discharge of the said recited obligation as of the further sum of five shillings to them in hand paid by the said Joseph Keely at & Before the ensealing and delivery hereof, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted, bargained, sold, released, confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain sell release and confirm unto the said Joseph Keely his heirs and assigns a certain plantation and tract or piece of land with the buildings and improvements therein erected and now in the actual profession of the said Abraham Paul situate lying in Hopewell Township, Bedford County and state aforesaid, beginning at a post the corner of George Bergstressers land thence south seventy degrees east two hundred and thirty six perches along said George Bergstrassers line to a post, thence south seventy degrees west twenty two perches to a pine, thence south thirty four degrees, west ninety three perches to a Chestnut Oak thence north sixty nine and a half degrees west two hundred and nineteen and an half perches to a stone heap thence north twenty three degrees east one hundred and eleven perches to a post and place of beginning containing one hundred and forty one perches. {AIt being the same tract of land which the said Joseph Keely and Mary his wife by their deed bearing date the third day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand hundred and two for the consideration therein mentioned did grant and confirm unto the said Abraham Paul his heirs and assigns forever as in and by the said recited deed therein contained relation being thereunto had will more fully and at large appear.} Together with all and singular the buildings improvements, ways, woods, waters, water courses, rights liberties, privileges, hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders rents issues and profits whereof To have and to hold the said plantation or tract or piece of land hereditaments and premises hereby granted or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said Joseph Keely his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behoof of the said Joseph Keely his heirs and assigns forever provided always nevertheless that if the said Abraham Paul his heirs executors or administrators shall and do well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Joseph Keely his executors administrators or assigns the aforesaid debt or sum of one hundred and fifty pounds on the day and time herein before mentioned and appointed for the payment thereof with lawful interest for the same according to the condition of the said recited obligation without any fraud or further delay and without any deduction defalcation or abatement to be made of any thing for or in respect taxes charges or assessments whatsoever then and from thenceforth as well this present Indenture and the estate hereby granted as the said recited obligation shall cease, determine, and become absolutely null and void to all intents and purposes anything herein before contained to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding. In witness whereof I the said Abraham Paul and Elizabeth my wife have hereunto interchangeably set out hands and seals the day and year first above written. Signed Abraham Paul, Elizabeth (x) Paul

Sealed and delivered in the presence of us - Amos Evans, Henry Backstrason, Casper ___ Fluek __

Received on the day of the date of the within indenture the sum of five shillings within mentioned I say received per me Abraham Paul witnesseth present Amos Evans, Henry Backstrasser

Bedford County SS

The third day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and two before one Amos Evans one of the Justices of the Peace in and for the county aforesaid personally came and appeared the within named Abraham Paul & Elizabeth his wife and acknowledged the within written indenture to by their act and deed and desired the same to be recorded as such the said Elizabeth being of full age secretly and apart from her husband by me examined and the contents herein being first made known unto her she voluntarily thereunto consented witnesseth my hand and seal the day and year aforesaid. Amos Evans

RECORDED AND COMPARED THIS 23RD DAY OF SEPTEMBER 1802. Jacob Bonnett, Recorder

I, Joseph Keely the grantor in the within deed of Mortgage framed do acknowledged to have received from Abraham Paul full satisfaction for the debt and interest due me on the bond within mentioned and I do hereby release all claim that I had or might have had to the land within described in pursuance of this mortgage. 11 May 1815. Joseph Keely


CUMBERLAND VALLEY TWP, BEDFORD CO, PA

DEED BOOK L, PAGE 441-442

DATED 17 OCT 1818, RECORDED 8 DEC 1818

WILLIAM PERDEW TO JOHN BLAIR  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

Know all men by these presents that I WILLIAM PERDEW of Bedford County in the State of Pennsylvania for and in consideration of the sum of Eight hundred dollars paid to me in hand by JOHN BLAIR the rec't whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained & sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the Said JOHN BLAIR of Cumberland Valley township Bedford County and State of Pennsylvania his heirs and Assigns all that the following described tract of land lying and being in Cumberland Valley township Bedford County and State of Pennsylvania adjoining land of DANIEL MILLER and THOMAS DICKEN Beginning at a marked white oak thence North Twenty degrees East fourty Six Perches to a white oak thence north twenty three degrees East two hundred and eleven perches to a post thence south Twenty three degrees East Sixty One perches to a post, thence South Sixteen degrees West, tow hundred and forty three perches to a post thence North Eighty two degrees West twenty nine perches to the place of Beginning containing One hundred and twelve Acres and three Quarters of an acre and the usual allowances for roads vc with all the right and title belonging to the same bearing date at Philadelphia Novr 1st 1767 No. 4555 To have and to hold, the afforesaid described tract of land with all its title appurtenances, improvements and advantages thereunto belonging to the said JOHN BLAIR his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behoof of the said JOHN BLAIR his heirs and assigns forever, subject to the payment of the purchase money and interest due and to become due therein to the Lord (or) Lords of the __ and the Said WILLIAM PERDEW to the Said JOHN BLAIR his heirs and assigns the afforesaid described tract of land and every part thereof from the said WILLIAM PERDEW his heirs executors administrators shall warrant and forever defend. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Seventeenth day of October in the Year of our (Lord) One thousand Eight hundred and Eighteen. WILLIAM PERDEW

In the presents of AMOS DICKEN, SAML McETTER?

Received on the day of the date above written of the aforenamed JOHN BLAIR the Eight hundred dollars, it being the full consideration, I say Received by me. WILLIAM PERDEW

Teste: AMOS DICKEN

Bedford County ss: Came WILLIAM PERDEW before me one of the Justices of the peace in and for Said County and acknowledged the above instrument of writing to be his voluntary act and deed and desires the same to be entered on Word as Such. Given under my hand and Seal this 17th day of October 1818. AMOS DICKEN

Recorded the 8th day of December A.D. 1818. DAVID MANN, Recorder


Bedford County, PA

Deed Book W, Page 201-202

Dated 13 Nov 1835, Recorded 24 Feb 1845

BRICE BLAIR to ELIJAH PERDEW  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

This Indenture made this 13th day of November one thousand eight hundred and thirty five between BRICE BLAIR and REBECCA his wife of the State of Ohio of the one part and ELIJAH PERDEW of Bedford County and State of Pennsylvania of the other part witnesseth that BRICE BLAIR and REBECCA his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and eighteen dollars to them in hand paid by the said ELIJAH PERDEW at and before the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold and confirm unto ELIJAH PERDEW all our right title interest or otherwise in two certain tracts of land situate in Southampton Township Bedford County and state aforesaid adjoining land of JONATHAN DICKEN on the South and WILLIAM RUBY on the North one tract containing two hundred and eight acres more or less the other containing sixty nine acres more or less it being the same tract of land formerly belonging to BRICE BLAIR dec'd to have and to hold all our share of into or out of the tracts of land aforesaid with all the improvement thereunto belonging to the said ELIJAH PERDEW his heirs and assigns forever and we hereby agree to warrant and defend our share of the said tracts of land to the said ELIJAH PERDEW against us our heirs or any other person claiming under us or our heirs. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and date above written. BRICE BLAIR, REBECCA (x - her mark) BLAIR. Sealed & delivered in presence of JACOB ADAMS, JONATHAN STUART. Rec'd of ELIJAH PERDEW one hundred and eighteen dollars in full consideration in the above deed. BRICE BLAIR. Test JONATHAN STUART.

Bedford County ss: Personally appeared before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace in and for said County BRICE BLAIR and REBECCA his wife the grantors in the within Indenture the said BRICE being one of the son and legal representatives of BRICE BLAIR dec'd and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed the said REBECCA being of full age and by me examined separate and apart from her said husband and the contents of said Indenture by me fully made known to her did declare that she executed the same freely and voluntarily without any compulsion of her said husband. Witness my hand and seal Nov 13th 1835. JACOB ADAMS


Articles of Agreement Between Barnabas Kelley and William & Frederick Young - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

Bedford County, Pennsylvania (Hopewell Township)

Deed Book AIJ@, Page 283-284

Articles of Agreement Between Barnabas Kelley and William & Frederick Young

Dated 13 February 1811

Articles of Agreement made and agreed upon this thirteenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and eleven between Barnabas Kelley of the one part and William Young and Frederick Young of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Barnabas Kelley doth agree bargain and sell part of a certain tract of an improvement of land situate in Hopewell Township, Bedford County upon the head of Kimbers Run including the coal mine and the said Barnabas Kelley is to have twenty five acres struck off on the west side including the coal mine of which William Young, Frederick Young and himself is to have equal shares for which the said William and Frederick Young do agree to pay all expenses of the patenting of other part of the said Kelly except some other right should take place but and if any other right or claim should come in so that we should not hold the twenty five acres before mentioned the said Barnabas Kelley is to satisfy the said William and Frederick Young for their expenses the shall be at that is for the procuring the right or Patent for the said Kelly=s part and we the subscribers Barnabas Kelly, William Young and Frederick Young doth agree to be at equal expenses of the twenty five acres before mentioned struck off on the west side that is making roads opening of the mine or any other expense whatsoever to which we hereto set our hands and affix our seal in the penal sum of three hundred dollars to be paid by the delinquent to the observer.

Barnabas (x) Kelly

William Young

Frederick Young

Witness present:

Simon Fore Henry Warsing, Benjamin Griffith

Bedford County SS:

Before me a Justice of the Peace in and for said County personally came Simon Fore and Henry Warsing two of the subscribing witnesses to the within deed and being duly sworn according to law saith that they were personally present and heard and saw Barnabas Kelly the grantor therein named who is now deceased seal and deliver the same as and for his act and deed and that the names of Simon Fore and Henry Warsing within written is of the proper hand writing of the said Deponent which the subscribed as a witness of such sealing and delivery and that they saw Benjamin Griffith the other subscribing Witness subscribe his name as a witness of such sealing and delivery Sworn and subscribed before me this 19th of May 1814. Thomas Hunt.

Simon Fore

Henry Warsing

Recorded the 19th day of May A.D. 1814.

David Mann, Recorder


BEDFORD COUNTY, PA

Deed Book W, Page 200-201

Dated 5 Oct 1831, Recorded 24 Feb 1845

JOHN BLAIR et al to ELIJAH PERDEW - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

This Indenture Made the fifth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one between JOHN BLAIR and MARY his wife, ARCHABALD BLAIR and SUSANNAH his wife, WILLIAM RIGHT and MARY his wife, BENJAMIN WIGFIELD and REBECCA his wife JOHN GROWDEN and SARAH his wife, EDMUND BLAIR and EASTER his wife and THOMAS GROWDEN and ELIZABETH his wife of the one part and ELIJAH PERDEW of Southampton Township Bedford County and State of Pennsylvania of the other part. Witnesseth that the said JOHN BLAIR and the others above named for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars to them in hand paid by the said ELIJAH PERDEW at and before the ensealing and delivery hereof the recit whereof is hereby acknowledged and thereof acquit and forever discharge the said ELIJAH PERDEW his heirs Executors and administrators by these presents have granted bargained and sole unto the said ELIJAH PERDEW and to his heirs and assigns all that tract of Land formerly belonging to BRICE BLAIR and NANCY his wife dec'd containing two hundred and eight acres adjoining land of JONATHAN DICKEN on the South ELIJAH PERDEW on the East WILLIAM RUBY on the North also a part of a warrant surveyed in the name of JONATHAN DICKEN and conveyed by him to the heirs of BRICE BLAIR dec'd on the west of the above land containing sixty nine acres be the same more or less together with all the improvements rights and liberties thereunto belonging unto the said ELIJAH PERDEW his heirs and assigns from us our heirs or any other person claiming under us forever. In witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year within written. JOHN BLAIR, MARY (x) BLAIR, ARCHIBALD BLAIR, SUSANNA BLAIR, WILLIAM WRIGHT, MARY (x) WRIGHT, JOHN GROWDON, SARAH (x) GROWDEN, EDMUND BLAIR, ESTHER (x) BLAIR, THOMAS GROWDON, ELIZABETH GROWDON. Sealed and delivered in the presence of JAMES PERDEW, JAMES DENNY, WASHINGTON DURANT, ROBERT PETTIS, JOSEPH SCHUCKE, WILLIAM BLAIR

Bedford County ss: Personally appeared before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid the above named JOHN BLAIR and MARY his wife, BENJAMIN WIGFIELD and REBECCA his wife, JOHN GOWDEN and SARAH his wife EDMUND BLAIR and EASTHER his wife THOMAS GROWDON and ELIZABETH his wife and acknowledged the above written Indenture to be their and each of their act and deed and desired the same as such might be recorded according to law she the said MARY, REBECCA, SARAH, EASTER and ELIZABETH being of lawful age separate and apart from their said husbands by examined and the full contents of this Indenture made known to them did declare it was their free will without compulsion. Oct 5th 1831. GEORGE McCOY

State of Ohio, Harrison County ss: Personally appeared before me the Subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace of said County the within named ARCHIBALD BALIR and WILLIAM WRIGHT who acknowledged the signing sealing and delivering of the within deed to be their voluntary act and that they executed the same for the purpose therein expressed also personally appeared before me the within named SUSANNAH wife of the said ARCHIBALD BLAIR and MARY WRIGHT wife of the said WILLIAM WRIGHT who being separate and apart from their said Husbands acknowledged the within deed to be their voluntary act and deed and that they executed the same without the threat or persuasion of their said husbands and freely relinquish their right of dower to the premises within mentioned and desired that the same may be admitted to record. I certify the above named persons to be the same whom the represent themselves to be given under my hand and seal this 17th day of October 1831. ROBERT PITTIS, Justice of the Peace.

Received of ELIJAH PERDEW my part of the within consideration in full by me this 6th day of October A.D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty one. EDMUND BLAIR

Received of ELIJAH PERDEW our part of the within consideration in full by us this 17th day of October A.D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty one. ARCHIBALD BLAIR, WILLIAM WRIGHT

The State of Ohio, Harrison County ss: I WILLIAM TINGLEY Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas within and for said County of Harrison do certify that the within named ROBERT PITTIS Esquire before whom the foregoing deed of conveyance or instrument of writing was acknowledged and whose name to the foregoing certificate whereof is subscribed was at the time of taking said acknowledgment so certifying and subscribing the same and now is one of the Justices of the Peace within and for the said County of Harrison duly elected commissioned and qualified and that to all whose official acts as such full faith & credit is due. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said County at Cadiz this 22nd day of October A.D. 1831. WILLIAM TINGLEY Clerk. Recorded & Compared the 24th February A.D. 1845. JOS RUBBLE?, Recorder


Isaac S. Elder to John Kelly - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Liberty Township
Deed Book A-Y, Pages 444-445

16 Dec 1875
Isaac S. Elder to John Kelly

This Indenture made the sixteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy five between ISAAC S. ELDER of the Township of Liberty in the County of Bedford and State of Pennsylvania, of the first part, and JOHN KELLY of the township, county and state aforesaid of the second part: Witnesseth that the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred and forty five dollars and thirty six cents ($345.36) lawful money of the United States of America, unto them well and truly paid by the said party of the second part, at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doeth, grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff release, convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, All that certain piece of land situate lying and being in the Township of Liberty, in the County of Bedford, and State of Pennsylvania aforesaid bounded and described as follows to viz. Beginning at a locust at a corner of HENRY WHITAKER thence north twenty degrees along land of ISAAC KENSINGER heirs, east seventy four and six tenth perches to a hickory south seventy one and a half degrees east thirty two and five tenths perches along lands of the said Isaac S. Elder to a rock oak stump, south seventeen and one half degrees west forty and sixty six one hundredth perches to a post south ten and one half degrees west, twenty nine and ninety two one hundredths perches to a white oak north seventy seven degrees west, thirty nine perches to the place of beginning containing fifteen acres, one hundred eleven and three fourths perches being part of a larger tract the title to which by means of sundry conveyances and assurances in the law duly had and executed became vested in DANIEL W. RHODES who with his deed dated the sixteenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and seventy five conveyed the same to the same Isaac S. Elder.

Together with all and singular, the buildings, improvements, woods, ways, rights, liberties, privileges, hereditaments and appurtenances, to the same belonging, or in anywise appertaining, and the reversion, and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and of every part and parcel thereof: And also all the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever, both in law and equity, of the said party of the first part, of, in, and to the said premises, with the appurtenances: unto the said John Kelley.

To have and to hold, the said premises, with all and singular the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, to the only proper uses, benefit and behoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Isaac S. Elder for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators, doeth by these presents convenant, grant and agree to and with said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, that he the said Isaac S. Elder, his heirs, all and singular the hereditaments and premises herein above described and granted, or mentioned and intended to be so, with the appurtenances, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, against him the said Isaac S. Elder his heirs, and against all and every other person or persons whomsoever, lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof, shall and will forever warrant and forever defend.

In witness whereof, the said party of the first part to these presents hereunto set their hands and seals. Dated the day and year first above written. I. S. Elder, Ann M. Elder.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered in the presence of Fania Cypp, N. Hyssouy.

On the sixteenth day of December Anno Domini 1875 before me, one of the Justices of the Peace for the said County personally appeared the above named Isaac S. Elder and his wife Ann M. Elder and in due form of law acknowledged the above indenture to be their and each of their act and deed, and desired that the same might be recorded as such; and the said Ann M. Elder being of full age, and separate and apart from her said husband by me thereon privately examined, and the full contents of the above Deed being by me first made known unto her did thereupon declare and say that she did voluntarily and of her own free will and accord, sign, seal and as her act and deed, deliver, the above written Indenture, Deed, or Conveyance, without any coercion or compulsion of her said husband. Witness my hand and seal the day and year aforesaid. H. Hyssony, Justice of the Peace

Received, the day of the date of the above Indenture, of the above named JOHN KELLEY the sum of three hundred and forty five dollars and thirty six cents ($345.36) lawful money of the United States, being the consideration money mentioned in full. I. S. Elder

Witnesses: N. Hyssony, J. M. Hyssony

Recorded and Compared the first day of March A.D. 1876. James Cleaver, Recorder.


'BLAIR' BEDFORD COUNTY, PA  DEED ABSTRACTS  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

Book 'L', Pages 58-59

Indenture made 24 Oct 1817 between ELIJAH PERDEW & RACHEL PERDEW of BEDFORD COUNTY, PA and NANCY BLAIR of same do grant our right, interest, claim and demand certain tract situate in SOUTHAMPTON TWP, BEDFORD COUNTY adjoining lands of AMOS DICKEN and WM RUBY and the MOUNTAIN SURVEY's containing 208 acres formerly belonging to BRICE BLAIR dec Signed ELIJAH PERDEW, RACHEL (x) PERDEW. RACHEL was examined apart from her husband 3 Nov 1817. Recorded 1 December 1817

Book 'M', Pages 96-97

Indenture made 18 Sep 1819 between JOSEPH BLAIR of BETHEL TWP, BEDFORD COUNTY, PA and REBECCA his wife and WILLIAM BOWHAY of same sell 2 lots of ground #18 & #19 adjoining the MAIN STREET (name smeared ) and WATER STREET on NW each lot in front containing acre situate in town of WARFORDSBURG BLAIR bought from JOHN W. POWELL & POWELL bought from JAMES WARFORD proprietor of sd town Signed JOSEPH BLAIR, REBECCA (x) BLAIR. Recorded 4 January 1820

Book 'I-J', Pages 398-400

Indenture made 16 Apr1814 between ADLEY HEMPHILL and ROBERT HEMPHILL both of Twp and County of BEDFORD, State of PA and WILLIAM BLAIR of same and REBECCA his wife who is d/o ADLEY HEMPHILL Patent dtd 22 Oct 1765 granted and confirmed to WILLIAM SMITH Doctor of Divinity and to his heirs tract called SMITHFIELD situate on GRISBY RUN in CUMBERLAND now BEDFORD COUNTY vacant land ROBERT DOBSON's land containing 441 acres patent recorded in PHILADELPHIA in Patent Book AA, Vol 8 Page 56 WILLIAM SMITH by Deed Poll dtd 18 Nov 1795 did sell to ADLEY and ROBERT as Jt. Tennants in Common Bk D, page 411 for love and affection 5 shillings lawful money sell plantation part of above tract by WIDOW TODD containing 110 acres. Signed ADLEY HEMPHILL, ROBERT HEMPHILL. Recorded 6 August 1814

Book 'H', Pages 526-529

Indenture made 26 Feb 1812 between JOSEPH BLAIR of BETHEL TWP, BEDFORD County and REBECCA his wife and JAMES PARSONS of same tract #20 containing acre adjoining WATER STREET in WARFORDBURG

Book 'O', Page 293-294

Indenture made 13 Dec 1825 between JNO DICKEN of SOUTHAMPTON TWP, BEDFORD COUNTY, PA Yeoman and MARY his wife and the heirs of BRICE BLAIR dec of same, a certain tract of land being in sd twp joining JNO DICKEN on South and heirs of BRICE BLAIR dec on the East, WILLIAM RUBY on the north, JOHN TUBMAN on west being part of a Warrant granted to JNO DICKEN 1 Apr 1813 (23)? containing 69 acres Signed JNO DICKEN, MARY (x) DICKEN. Recorded 28 Mar 1826

Book 'G', Pages 75-77

Indenture made 23 Mar 1805 between JOHN BLAIR, farmer of BEDFORD County, PA and JANE his wife and JOHN WINEGARDNER farmer of same. Whereas JOSEPH SIMON dec was at his death possessed of a certain tract of land in ST. CLAIR TWP described land late of JEREMIAH WOODS vacant hills land late of EDWARD WARD by JOHNSON claim containing 334 acres and surveyed in name of JOHN HEWART application #360 dtd 1 Aug 1766 and was bargained with and other lands by WILLIAM TRENT unto said JOSEPH SIMON by instrument dtd 26 Apr 1779 and recorded at BEDFORD in Book 'F', Page 353 and SIMON did contract with BLAIR but died before deed was executed or conveyed JOSEPH by his last Will and Testament dtd 26 Oct 1799 appointed son in law LEAH PHILLIPS Ex and it requested he make a deed Will recorded in LANCASTER Exors issued deed dtd 12 Oct 1804 tract containing 334 acres appears in Patent Book Recorded 16 Aug 1805

Book 'G', Page 71-74

Some of above deed. Recorded 15 Aug 1805


Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Deed Book A, Page 12

Dated 31 Oct 1765, Recorded 30 Aug 1771

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SAMUEL FINLEY to REV'D DOCTOR WILLIAM SMITH - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

Know all men by these presents that I SAMUEL FINDLEY of the County of Cumberland and province of Pennsylvania Gentleman for and in Consideration of the sum of Two hundred & thirty pounds lawful money of the provence aforesaid by the REV'd DOCTOR WILLIAM SMITH of the City of Philadelphia to me in hand Paid before the ensealing and Delivery _ the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold released & confirmed & by these presents do grant bargain sell release & confirm unto the said WILLIAM SMITH his Heirs and assigns all my Right Title Claim Interest and Estate of in & to a certain proprietary warrant bearing date the first day of June 1762 and to one hundred & eighty three acres & one half acre of Land surveyed in pursuance of said Warrant situated in Franks Town Branch of Juniata at the Standing Stone Crossing and _ _ adjoining other Lands of the said WILLIAM SMITH to have and to held the said Warrant & quantity of one hundred and eighty three acres & a half of land with the appurtenances to the only proper use & behoof of them the said WILLIAM SMITH his Heirs and assigns forever Under & subject to the Payment of the Consideration money Interest and Quit Rent due or to become due to the Hon'ble Proprietaries for the same and I do agree to give any future Conveyance necessary & to defend the same. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirty first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & sixty five at Standing Stone in Cumberland County SAMUEL FINLEY Sealed and Delivered in presence of EDW'D WARD, JNO CONNOLLY - Pennsylvania to wit January 30th 1765. The above named SAMUEL FINLEY personally appeared before me one of his Majesty Judges of the Supream Court and acknowledged the above Deed & that he granted the Lands therein mentioned unto the above named WILLIAM SMITH his heirs and assigned according to the form and effect of the same Deed and desired that the same Deed might be recorded according to Law. Witness my hand & Seal the day and year above written. THOS DILLING

Recorded August 30th 1777

A. T. CLAIR?, Recorder


Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Deed Book G, Page 319

Dated 5 Aug 1806, Recorded ??

SAMUEL FINLEY to JESSE GRIFFITH  - Donated by Margaret Gagliardi

This Indenture made this fifth day of August in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and six Between SAMUEL FINLEY of the County of Huntingdon Son and Heir of SAMUEL FINLEY late of Hagers Town and State of Maryland deceased of the one part of JESSE GRIFFITH of the County of Bedford of the other Part Witnesseth That whereas by an Order of _ Dated the second day of May 1767 Granted to ROBERT WATSIN No 3585 there was surveyed Three hundred and Seventy One Acres situate on ADAM's RUN being the Waters of DENSIONS? DEVINE? CREEK adjoining JOHN _ Land and others And whereas the said ROBERT WATSON by his Deed Poll bearing date the twelfth day of June 1767 Conveyed the same to SAMUEL FINLEY then of Bedford but late of Hagers Town in the State of Maryland for the Consideration therein mentioned And the said SAMUEL FINLEY by his Power of Attorney to JAMES ORBISON Esquire _ Executed and recorded in the Office for Recording of Deeds in and for the County of Bedford Authorized the said ORBISON Esq. To Sell and Convey the Lands of the SAMUEL FINLEY of Bedford under which Authority the said JAMES ORBISON and agreed to Sell to the said JESSE GRIFFITH one undivided half of the aforesaid Tract of Land as appears by Said Article of Agreement bearing date the 2nd day of May 1803 But before the Deed was made to the said JESSE GRIFFITH the said SAMUEL FINLEY died Intestate and left the above named SAMUEL FINLEY to Survive him his only Son and Heir And the said SAMUEL FINDLEY for and in consideration of the sum of Eight Pounds, Five Shillings to him the said SAMUEL FINLEY Paid the Receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged Hath Granted Bargained and sold and do Grant Bargain and Sell to the said JESSE GRIFFITH a Part of the above described Tract of Land beginning at a Chestnut thence South 65 West 88 Perches to a Hickory thence N22 West 146 Perches to a Hickory thence S 30 W 244 perches to a line thence by a straight line to the line N 364 East 371 P of the whole Tract so as to contain One hundred and Sixty and one half acres with the usual Allowance to with all and singular the Buildings and improvements with the Appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appurtaining. To Have and To hold the above described Part of the aforesaid Tract of Land and Premises with the Appurtenances to the said JESSE GRIFFITH and his Heirs and assigns forever And the said SAMUEL FINLEY for himself and his Heirs the aforesaid Tract of Land as above sold to the said JESSE GRIFFITH will Warrant and forever defend by these presents. In Testimony whereof the said SAMUEL FINLEY hereunto sets his hand Seal the day and year above said. SAMUEL FINDLEY

Sealed & Delivered in presence of JAMES ORBISON, THOMAS BLACKBURN


John Dicken and Heirs of Brice Blair Indenture

- Contributed by Margaret Gagliardi

Book 'O', Page 293-294

Indenture made 13 Dec 1825 between JNO DICKEN of SOUTHAMPTON TWP, BEDFORD COUNTY, PA Yeoman and MARY his wife and the heirs of BRICE BLAIR dec of same, a certain tract of land being in sd twp joining JNO DICKEN on South and heirs of BRICE BLAIR dec on the East, WILLIAM RUBY on the north, JOHN TUBMAN on west being part of a Warrant granted to JNO DICKEN 1 Apr 1813 (23)? containing 69 acres Signed JNO DICKEN, MARY (x) DICKEN


SAMUEL D. COULTER to JAMES McCOY

- Contributed by Margaret Gagliardi

Cumberland Valley Twp, Bedford Co, Pa

Deed Book IJ, Page 188-190

Dated 6 Nov 1809, Recorded 17 Apr 1814

This Indenture made and concluded upon this sixth of Novr. A.D. 1809 by and between SAML D. COULTER on the one part And JAMES McCOY of the other part both of Cumberland Valley Township, Bedford County State of Pensylvania. Witnesseth that whereas THOMAS COULTER of Cumberland aforesaid was Seized and possessed of three certain tracts or parcels of Land Situate in Cumberland Valley aforesaid containing five hundred and sixty acres with the usual allowance of six per cent for roads etc with divers other good and chattels and as it pleased God to bestow unto said THOMAS COUTLER Several sons and daughters unto whom by his last will and Testament he bequeathed all his property both real and personal equally divided amongst them (only the oldest son allowed two shares). Not Know Ye that I the above named SAMUEL D. COULTER one of the legal heirs of said THOMAS COULTER for and in consideration of the sum three hundred dollars to me in hand paid by the said JAMES McCOY the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said JAMES McCOY his heirs or assigns all that part or parts of said Estate both real and personal in Cumberland Valley which by the said will I the said SAML D. COULTER am entitled unto or by the Common laws of Pensylvania for the division of Estates I may be entitled to. To have and to hold the said undivided childs part hereby bargained and sold with all the appurtenances priviledges and Commodities to the same belonging or in anywise appertaining to him the said JAMES McCOY his heirs and assigns forever to his and their only proper use benefit and behoof forever and I the said SAML D. COULTER for myself my heirs executors and administrators do promise grant and affirm to the said JAMES McCOY his heirs and assigned that I am a legal heir and a lawful owner of the above undivided bargained premises and have in myself good rightfull power and lawfull authority to bargain sell convey and confirm said bargained premises in manner aforesaid that the said JAMES McCOY his heirs and assigns shall and may forever form time to time and at all times hereafter by force and virtue these presents lawfully peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess and enjoy the said demised and bargained premises with the appurtenances interests or rents thereunto belonging free and clear and freely and clearly acquited enumerated and discharged of all manner of incumbrances of what name or nature soever that my _ make void or in any degree obstruct this presenment Indenture. And furthermore I the said SAML D. COULTER for myself my heirs executors and administrators do covenant and engage the above undivided child part the above demised premises to him The said JAMES McCOY his heirs and assigns against the lawful claim or demands of any person or persons whatosoever forever hereafter to warent secure and defend by these presents. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date first above written. SAMUEL D. COULTER

Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of us: JOSEPH PURDEN, THOMAS (x) McGIBBENS (his mark)

Reced Novr. 4th A.D. 1809 of JAMES McCOY the sume of three hundred dollars the full Consideration money above written. $300.00 recd per me. SAMUEL D. COULTER

Witness present JOSEPH PURDEN, THOMAS (x) McGIBBENS (his mark)

Bedford County SS: on the twenty Sixth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fourteen THOMAS McGIBBENS who being duly sworn doth depose and say That JAMES McCOY brought the within deed into the room wherein this deponent was read the Contents of the Same in the presence of this deponent SAMUEL D. COULTER and NANCY his wife of the Said SAMUEL D. COULTER and JOSEPH PURDEN, after which both JAMES McCOY and SAMUEL D. COULTER each requested both this deponant and JOSPEH PURDEN to be witnesses to the within deed, And the deponant Verily believes that the within deed was Subscribed by the said SAMUEL D. COULTER for his act and deed for the purpose therein mentioned. THOMAS McGIBBENS

Sworn and Subscribed the day and year above Written before me NATHANIEL WRIGHT.

NB before me the subscriber the Said THOMAS McGIBBENS saith that at the time of executing the within deed he could not write, but since that time he hath learned to write his name. NATHANIEL WRIGHT

Bedford County ss: Personally appeared ELEANOR WILLIAMS (late COULTER) before the under signed Justice of the peace in and for the said County and being duly sworn deposeth and Saith that she is well acquainted with the hand writing of her brother SAMUEL D. COULTER and that she has frequently seen him write and verify believes that the name SAMUEL D. COULTER subscribed to the within deed is the proper hand writing of her (said brother) That she was acquainted with JOSPEH PURDEN one of the subscribing witnesses within name but has not seen him for the last two or three years and it has been reported that and she believes that he has left the State and is in the army. ELEANOR WILLIAMS

Sworn and Subscribed before me this 4th day of April 1814 witness my hand and seal. CHRISTOPHER REILEY

Recorded the 7th April A.D. 1814, DAVID MANN, Recorder


THOMAS DICKEN and CATHERINE his wife to and SAMUEL ELLIOTT

 - Contributed by Margaret Gagliardi

Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Deed Book AF, Page's 403 - 405

Dated 17 April 1858, Recorded 14 February 1859

This Indenture made the 17th day of April in the year of all or Lord 1858 Between THOMAS DICKEN and CATHERINE his wife of the State of Maryland, Allegheny County of the one part and all SAMUEL ELLIOTTof Cumberland Valley, Bedford County, State of Pennsylvania of the one part, Witnesseth, that the said THOMAS DICKEN and CATHERINE his wife for and in consideration of the sum of $2200 lawful money of the United States of America unto them will and truly paid by the said all Samuel all Elliott at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted, bargained, sold, aligned, in know if to, released, and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, aligned, in know if release and confirm unto the said all Samuel all Elliott his heirs and assigns all that tract or parcel of land situate in Cumberland Valley, Bedford County as follows, which was surveyed in the name of JOHN CAMP on the 28th day of November 1796 Beginning at a locast thence to a move north sixty nine degrees and West 113 1/2 perches to a A stone pile with the twenty six degrees West 58 perches to post north 10 degrees West sixty six perches to a chestnut open South thirty degrees West 41 PR, to chestnut 0 South 22 East sixty two perches to solute oak South sixty four degrees East ninety four perches to post north twenty six degrees East sixteen perches to post South sixty four degrees East twenty to post north twenty eight degrees East forty two perches to post South seventy seven degrees East eighteen perches to stone call north thirty one degrees East ninety four perches to Beginning, containing 118 acres and sixty eight perches joining lands of DANIEL SLIGER ELIAS HARDINGER and the heirs of PHILIP HARDINGER and others, also one tract of mountain land bounded as follows, Beginning at a {?} Thence north forty two degrees East 59 perches to a white oak thence north twenty to degrees West 293 perches to a rock thence north thirty degrees East 15 perches to stone's thence by land called JACOB SLIGER, north sixty degrees West 190 perches to stone's thence South twenty degrees West 102 perches to stone's thence South 68 1/2 degrees East 170 perches by land of ROBERT SAMPEL now GEORGE a and JOHN ELLIOTT to Beginning, containing 96 acres and allowance the same being a part of a large tract caps surveyed in 1799 on Warrant dated 10 April 1794 to JOSEPH SAMPLE etc. etc. Together with all and Singular the improvements, ways, Woods, waters, water -- courses, rights, liberties, privileges, hereditaments, and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders, rents, issues and profits there of and also all the is states, rights, titles, interests, property, claim and demand whatsoever of them the said,'s THE DICKEN a and CATHERINE his wife in law, equity or otherwise howsoever of, in and to the same and every part thereof to have and to hold the said premises, hereditaments, and premises hereby granted or mentioned and intended sold to be with the appurtenances unto the said SAMUEL ELLIOTT his heirs and assigns forever, And the said,'s DICKEN a and CATHERINE his wife for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators do by these presents covenant, grant and agree to and with the said SAMUEL ELLIOTT his heirs all and Singular the hereditaments and premises herein above described and granted or mentioned soto be with the appurtenances unto the said SAMUEL ELLIOTT his heirs and assigns against them the said,'s DICKEN a and CATHERINE his wife their heirs and against all and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof shall and will warrant and forever defend, In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day in year first above written, signed THOMAS all DICKEN, all Catherine DICKEN

Sealed and delivered in the presence of PETER {?}, ANDREW GROWDEN

Received the day of the date of the above Indenture of the above named SAMUEL ELLIOTT the consideration money in full by me.

I ANDREW GROWDEN do hereby certify that on the seven teen day of April A.D. 1838 before me personally came the above named THOMAS THE DICKEN a and CATHERINE his wife and acknowledged the above Indenture to be their act and deed and desired the same might be recorded as such, She the said all Catherine being of full age and by me examined separate and apart from her husband and the full contents of the said indenture having been first made known to her did upon such separate examination declare that she did voluntarily and of her own free will and accord seal and as her act and deed deliver the same without any coercion or compulsion of her said husband. In witness whereof I have he run to set my hand and seal. ANDREW GROWDEN

A Justice of the Piece of the State of Maryland and for Allegheny County

Recorded & Compared the 14 February all A.D. 1859, SAML H. TAH, Recorder



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