Heirs of 1261 Julius Robertson to David Thompson
Clay County, Kentucky, Deed Book A, 1807-1826, 244, 245.
This Indenture made and entered into this 26th / day of December 1818 between Zadock Spivey, Susanah Spivey, / Bartlett Rogers and Elizabeth Rogers the heirs and representatives / of Julius Roberson Dec'd of the one part and David Thompson / of the other part Witnesseth that whereas William Randall / Frederick Hargate & Julius Robertson all of North Carolina / did enter for their mutual use and benefit one thousand / acres of land on the waters of Buffalow River in the / State of Tennessee or as it was then a part of North Carolina / at the time of entering and locating the same. Now we the heirs / of Julius Robertson, Dec'd being vested with one third of / said Entry in which a grant issued by the State of North / Carolina to William Randall Frederick Hargate & Julius / Robertson the number and date of which we cannot ascertain / as the papers are said to be in the possession of / Hacklemore, for and in consideration of the sum of forty / one dollars in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledge [sic] / do hereby convey to him the said David Thompson all the right / title and interest in us appertaining or of right descending to / us by virtue of us being the heirs and representatives of the / said Julius Robertson Dec'd being one third of tract of / land which said land or so much thereof as we as heirs / aforesaid may be entitled to we hereby warrant and defend / to him the said David Thompson and his heirs and assigns / forever as an indefeasable inheritance in fee simple all / of the said one third of the said one thousand acre survey
In Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals
|Test ||Zadock Spivey (seal) |
|Lewis Sandlin ||Susanah [her mark] Spivey (seal) |
|Robert Haley ||B. Rogers (seal) |
|Elizabeth [her mark] Rogers (seal) |
I Abner Baker Clerk of the County Court of Clay Certify / that Zadock Spivey, Susanah Spivey, B. Rogers and Elizabeth Rogers / on the 22nd day of January 1819 personally before me in my / office acknowledged the foregoing Indenture from them to / David Thompson to be their act and deed their hand and / seal for the purposes therein specified and the said / Susanah Spivey and Elizabeth Rogers the wife of Zadock / Spivey and Bartlett Rogers were examined privately and
|Clay County State of Kentucky || |
apart from their said husbands, as the law is, and the said Susanah / and Elizabeth freely and voluntarily without constraint relinquished / their right of dower in the afs'd tract of land to said David Thompson / which Indenture with the certificate is duly recorded in my office / folio "A" Page 244 &c on the 31st day of May 1819.
In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the County / to be affixed and subscribed my name as Clerk afs'd the date last above mentioned.
Source: Clay County (Kentucky) Clerk of the County Court, Deeds, 1807-1890; indexes, 1799-1898, Vols. A-B 1807-1817, 1827-1838, FHL microfilm 986249.
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