Deed, Ebenezer and Elender Moore Wiggins to Emma Smith, 15 May 1841, as Recorded in Hancock County Deeds
and , Deed for property in , IL, to , 15 May 1841. Version copied 30 June 1841 in Hancock Co., Deed Records, vol. I, pp. 329–330; handwriting of ; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
This indenture, Made, and entered into, This fifteenth day of May in the year of our Lord; one thousand eight hundred and forty, one between and his wife, of the County of and State of Illinois, of the one part, and of the County of and State aforesaid of the other part, witnesseth, that the said and his wife, for and in Consideration of the Sum of Two thousand seven hundred dallars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby grant, bargain, Sell, Convey, and Confirm unto the said her heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the County of , in the State of Illinois, viz: The West half of the North West quarter of section thirty. Township 7 North, range 8 West, The West half of the North East quarter of section Thirty. Township 7 North, range 8 West. Containing in all Two hundred and thirty two acres Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining. To Have and To Hold the above described premises unto the said her heirs and assigns forever. And the Said and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said her heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person <Claiming by, through, or under them, and from no other Persons> do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In Testimony whereof, the Said and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written
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Signed. Sealed and delivered in presence of)
the interlination of “Claiming by, through, or under them, but from no other person” was made before signing
State of Illinois)
,) ss I, a justice of the Peace, of Said County, do Certify, that and his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me, to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said Conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. An the said having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the Said Deeds and examined Seperate and apart from her Said [p. 329]