Deed from John and Rhoda Lawrence, 25 March 1844

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1279.2
Jno Laurence to Jo Smith Trustee
Recorded 8 Mar 1849.
This Indenture made and entered into this Twenty fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand and Eight hundred and forty four Between John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife of the county of and state of of the first part and Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the County of and state of of the Second part Witnesseth that the said John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife party of the first part for and in consideration of the love and good will which they bear the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints of which the said Joseph is Sole Trustee in Trust, and also for the sum of one Dollar to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant bargain, sell convey and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints of the second part, his successors in office and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the County of in the State of Known and described as follows to wit Lot number one in Block Number Seven of ’s addition to the City of . 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 Joseph Smith party of the second part his successor in office and assigns forever, and the said John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife party of the first part, their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the Said Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust &C party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person Whomsoever do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In Testimony whereof the said John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
John Lawrence L S
Rhoda Laurence L S
Signed Sealed and deliv[er]ed in presence of Amanda M Higbee
State of Illinois . ss.
I a Justice of the Peace in and for the Said do certify that John Lawrence and Rhoda 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 Rhoda Laurenc having having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed voluntarily freely and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal this Twenty fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty four.
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1279.2
Jno Laurence to Jo Smith Trustee
Recorded 8 Mar 1849.
This Indenture made and entered into this Twenty fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand and Eight hundred and forty four Between John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife of the county of and state of of the first part and Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the County of and state of of the Second part Witnesseth that the said John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife party of the first part for and in consideration of the love and good will which they bear the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints of which the said Joseph is Sole Trustee in Trust, and also for the sum of one Dollar to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant bargain, sell convey and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day saints of the second part, his successors in office and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the County of in the State of Known and described as follows to wit Lot number one in Block Number Seven of ’s addition to the City of . 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 Joseph Smith party of the second part his successor in office and assigns forever, and the said John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife party of the first part, their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the Said Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust &C party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person Whomsoever do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In Testimony whereof the said John Lawrence and Rhoda his wife party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
John Lawrence L S
Rhoda Laurence L S
Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of Amanda M Higbee
State of Illinois . ss.
I a Justice of the Peace in and for the Said do certify that John Lawrence and Rhoda 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 Rhoda Laurenc having having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed voluntarily freely and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal this Twenty fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty four.
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