Deed from William and Rosannah Robinson Marks, 5 November 1841
and Rosanna Robinson Marks, Deed for property in , Lake Co., OH, to JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5 Nov. 1841. Version copied 12 Jan. 1842 in Lake Co., OH, Land Registry Records, bk. B, pp. 46–47; unidentified handwriting; CHL.
Presents I was well seized of these premises, and as a good indefeasible estate, in fee simple, and have good right to bargain and sell the same, in manner and form as is above written,— And furthermore, I the said do by these presents, bind myself and my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said Joseph Smith “Sole Trustee in Trust[”] as aforesaid & to his assigns, against all lawful claims and demands from me, my heirs or assigns, whatsoever.— And I the said Rosanna Marks do hereby remise, release, and forever unto the said Joseph Smith “Sole Trustee in Trust[”] as aforesaid & to his assigns, all my right and title of dower in and to the above described premises.— In Witness Whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals this fifth day of November A.D. one thousand eight hundred and forty one.
Rosannah Marks L. S.
Signed, Sealed acknowledged and delivered in presence of
The State of ,)
Personally appeared & Rosannah Marks his wife to me personally known as the signers and sealers of the above instrument, and acknowledged that they did voluntarily sign, and seal the same, and that the same is their free act and deed.— I hereto set my
L. S. And I having fully made known and explained to the said Rosannah Marks the contents of the above deed, and having likewise examined her separate and apart from her said , she declared that she did, of her own free will and accord, voluntarily sign, seal and acknowledge, and, as her free act and deed, deliver the same, without the force, coercion or compulsion of her said , and that she is still satisfied therewith.—
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Notarial Seal this 9th. day of November A.D. 1841.—
Recd. Jan. 10th. A.D. 1842 and Recorded Jan. 12th. A.D. 1842.