Deed, Robert B. and Mercy Thompson to Frederick Smith, 24 July 1841
and , Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 24 July 1841. Version copied 27 July 1841 in Hancock Co., Deed Records, vol. I, pp. 355–356; handwriting of ; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
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 acknowledged, 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 Seperate and apart from her Said husband, acknowledged that She had executed the Same, and relinquished her dower to the premises there in contained, voluntarily, freely, and without Compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and Seal, this twenty seventh day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one