Saturday, June 20, 2015

VA Tazewell County to Wit.

No. Tazewell County to wit I Able Hankins a Justice of the peace in aforesaid County do certify that Witten Maxwell whose name are signed to the foregoing deed personally appeared before me and acknowledged this to be his act. Given under my hand and seal this 29th day of Sept. 1873. Able Hankins JP (seal)
Virginia: In the Clerks office Tazewell County Court Oct 11 1873 This deed of personal property from Witten Maxwell to Mary J Maxwell was this day presented in the office and with the acknowledgement thereto announced, Admitted to record. Teste R B Gillepie C.
Thos A. Bailey from Deed James Witten
This deed made this 4th day of October 1873 between James Witten of the first part and Thomas S Bailey of the other part both of the Tazewell County and state of Virginia Witheforth: That for and in consideration of the sum of Five hundred Dollars paid by the said Thomas S Bailey to James S Whitley the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged, the said James Witten doth by these presents grant, bargain, sell and convey to the said Thomas S Bailey with general warranty, a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Tazewell County on the head waters of Bleshers Mill Creek, containing seventy five acres be the same more or less and bounded as follows, to wit. Beginning on a Spanish oak and White oak on a spour of Morrifses Strob running N 38 West to a red oak in the south side of a march. Thence running with the County road in a stooping white oak thence same course to a
(? winst?), thence the same direction to a rock in the lower end of a field next to David Allen and thence a few steps furthur to a conditional line between said tract and David Allens land, thence, with the said conventional line to Josiah McPiecies(?)
old line, and with the said line to the Beginning. The said James Witten hereby reserves to Ezra C Witten will make and keep up a good fence between said Bailey and James C Peery. Witnep
the following signature seal. James Witten (Seal)
Virginia: In the Clerks office Tazewell County Court Oct 11th 1873 This deed of Bargain Hall from James Witten to Thomas S Bailey, was this day presented in the office, acknowledged by the said James Witten to be his act & deed. And admitted to record. Teste R B Gillsepie C.
This deed made the 14th of July in the year 1873 betwen H.A.Harman of the first part and William W Harman of the 2nd part whereforth: That where as the commonwealth of Virginia on the (blank) day of (blank) 18 (blank) granted unto the said H A Harman & Robert H Taylor the tract of land hereinafter described and whereas the said H A Harman on teh (blank) day of (blank) 1856 sold his interest in said tract of land (being one undivided half thereof, to the said Robert H Taylor, and said Robert H Taylor having sold and conveyed said tract of land to said William W Harman by deed which of record int eh County Court Clerks office of Tazewell County in Deed Book No. 13 PAge (blank) now in consideration of the premises & by directions of said Robert H Taylore the said H A Harman
Va. Tazewell County to wit I Patten R Spracher, a
(commisoner?) in Chancery for Tazewell County, do hereby certify tjat William O Yost and Elizabeth J his wife and Lorenzo D Yost and Polly his wife, whose names are signed to the above deed bearing date the 13th day of October 1873 personally appeared before me in the County aforesaid, and the said William O Yost and Lorenzo D Yost acknowledged the said deed to be their act and deed and I further certify that Elizabeth J Yost the wife of William O Yoss and Polly Yost the wife of Lorenzo D yost, after being by me examined privately and apart from their husbands, and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to them they the said Elizabeth J Yost and Polly Yost acknkowledged the said deed to be their act and deed and declare that they had willingly executed the same and wished not to retract it Given under my hand this 13th day of October 1873 P R Spracher Convc. chy (?)

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