Return to Mecklenburg Co., VA Miscellaneous Land Records

 

 Submitted by Kathy Turner December 30, 2010

 

Mecklenburg Co., VA Deed Bk 20, pp. 432-433:

 

Russell Puryear etc. to Toone: This Indenture made the 6th day of January eighteen hundred and twentyfour between Richard Russell and Polly his wife Richard C. Puryear and Eliza Ann his wife of the County of Mecklenburg of the one part and Lewis Toone of same County of the other part Witnesseth that the land Richard Russell and Polly his wife Richard C. Puryear and Eliza Ann his wife for and in consideration of seven hundred dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof we hereby acknowledge  have given granted bargained and sold and by these presents do give grant bargain and sell unto the said Lewis Toone his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Mecklenburg containing by estimation two hundred acres more or less and bounded by the lands of William Pettus John Wagstaff Thomas Norment William Richards Edwd. Loafman and John Elam together with all houses waters profits and accoutrements and every of the appurtenances thereto belonging to have and to hold possess and enjoy the tract of land premises and appurtenances thereto belonging to the duly property (sic) use and behoof of the land Lewis Toone his heirs and assigns forever and the said Ricahrd Russell Polly his wife Richard C. Puryear and Eliza Ann his wife do bond themselves their heirs and assigns to warrant and forever defend the right & title against claim of any person whatsoever to the aforesaid Land unto the aforesaid Lewis Toone his heirs and assigns forever clear and free from all ? dowers and every other incumbrances that shall or may come against the aforesaid land premises forever. In witness whereof we the said Richard Russell Polly his wife Richard C. Puryear and Eliza Ann his wife do hereunto set their hands and affixed heir seals this the day and year above written.

Signed sealed & acknowledged                         Richard Russell (seal)

in the presence of                                                         Polly C. Russell (seal)

                                                                                    R. C. Puryear (seal)

                                                                                    Eliza A R Puryear (seal)

 

Mecklenburg County to wit

                        We Peyton R. Burwell and John F. Finch Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the state of vi (sic) do hereby certify that Richd Russell & Richd C. Puryear parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 6th of January 1824 and hereto annexed personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid & acknowledged the same to be their act and deed and desired us to certify the said the said acknowledgement to the Clerk of the County of Mecklenburg in order that the said deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 2nd February 1824.

                                                                                    P. R. Burwell (seal)

                                                                                    J. F. F. J N, C H (seal)

 

Mecklenburg County to wit

                        We Peyton R. Burwell and John F. Finch Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid and the state of Virginia do hereby certify that Eliza Ann Puryear the wife of Richard C. Puryear parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 6th day of January 1824 and hereto annexed personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the deed fully explained to her she the said Eliza Ann Puryear acknowledged the same to be her act & deed and declared that she had willingly signed sealed and delivered the same, and that she wished not to retract it. Given under our hands & seals this 2nd day of February 1824.

                                                                                    P. R. Burwell (seal)

                                                                                    J. F. F. J N C H (seal

 

Mecklenburg County to wit

                        We Hugh Nelson and Peyton R. Burwell Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the state of Virginia do hereby certify that Polly C. Russell, the wife of Ricahrd Russell parties to a certain deed bearing date th 6th day of January 1824 and hereunto annexed personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her the said Polly C. Russell acknowledged the same to be set and also declared that she had willingly signed sealed and delivered the same & that she wished not to retract is. Given under our hands and seals this 6th day of February 1824.

                                                                                    Hugh Nelson W. (seal)

                                                                                    Peyton R. Burwell (seal)

 

Mecklenburg County Clerks Office the 17th day of February 1824.

The within written Indenture of bargain and sale together with the certificates of acknowledgement and relinquishment of dower therein endorsed was returned unto the Clerks Office the 17th day of February in the year aforesaid and pursuant to an act of a assembly in such cases made and provided is admitted to record.

 

                                                                                    Teste  Jno G. Baptist, DC