Return to Mecklenburg Co., VA Miscellaneous Land Records

 

 Submitted by Kathy Turner December 30, 2010

 

Mecklenburg Co., VA Deed Bk 26, pp. 171-172:

 

 

Royster et al to Lewis: This Indenture made this 5th day of June 1834 between Clark Royster and Lucy his wife of the first part and John Lewis of the second part. Witnesseth that the said Clark Royster and Lucy his wife in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars to them in hand paid by the said John Lweis at or before the ensealing or delivery of these presents (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain sell and convey unto the said John Lewis his heirs and assigns one half acre lot in the town of Clarksville, Mecklenburg County, known and designated in plat of said town as Lot No. 34 and cornering on Virginia and Fourth Streets together with all and singular the appurtenances thereto belonging. To have and to hold the said half acre lot of land with the rights and appurtenances thereto belonging to him the said John Lewis his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Clark Royster and Lucy his wife for themselves and their heirs the said Lott of Land with all and singular the appurtenances before mentioned unto the said John Lewis his heirs and assigns free from the claim or claims of them the said Clark Royster and Lucy his wife as either of them their or either of their heirs and of all and every other person or persons whatsoever shall will and do warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said Royster and wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

                                                                                    Clark Royster (seal)

                                                                                    Lucy Royster (seal)

 

Mecklenburg County to wite

We Samuel N. Watkins and Edwin A. Williams Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that that (sic) Clark Royster a party to a certain deed bearing date the 5th day of June 1834 and hereto annexed personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed and desired us to certify the said acknowledgement to the Clerk of the County Court in Mecklenburg in order that the said deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 5th day of Jun 1834.

                                                                                    Samuel N. Watkins (seal)

                                                                                    E. A. Williams (seal)

 

Mecklenburg County to wit

We Samuel N. Watkins and Edwin A. Williams Justices of the peace in the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Lucy Royster wife of Clark Royster parties to a certain deed bearing date the 3rd (sic) day of June 1834 and hereto annexed personally appeared before us in said County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her she the said Lucy Royster acknowledged the same to be her act and deed and declared that she has willingly signed, sealed and delivered the same and that she wished not to retract it. Given under our hands and seals this 5th day of June 1834.

                                                                                     Samuel N. Watkins (seal)

                                                                                    E. A. Williams (seal)

 

Mecklenburg County Clerks Office 16th September 1834

The foregoing Indenture of Bargain and Sale together with the certificates of acknowledgement and relinquishment of dower thereon endorsed was received this day in the Clerks Office aforesaid the vacation and pursuant to an act of assembly in such cases made and provided is admitted to record.

                                                                        Teste

                                                                                    Jno G. Baptist Ct