Deed, Ebenezer and Elender Moore Wiggins to Emma Smith, 15 May 1841
and , Deed for property in , IL, to , 15 May 1841; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; signature of ; mark of ; witnessed by ; certified by and ; two pages; Hiram Kimball Collection, CHL.
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 dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said — <her>his 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 anywise appertaining.
TO HAVE and TO HOLD the above described premises unto the said —"— <her>his heirs and assigns forever. And the said — and — his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said — <her>his heirs and assigns, against the claims of all and every person <claiming by, through, or under them, but from no other person> whomsoever, 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.
X <her mark> -[L.S.]-
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)
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. And the said — having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said , acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said .
Given under my hand and seal, this fifteenth day of May— in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one