JS and , Deed for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to , 15 Oct. 1836; signed by JS and ; witnessed by and ; certified by . Featured version copied 6 Sept. 1837 in Geauga County Deed Record, vol. 25, pp. 8–9; handwriting of ; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH.
Joseph Smith Jr. To
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that we Joseph Smith Jr. and his wife, of the Township of county of Geauga and State of Ohio, dogivegrantbargainselland,confirmuntohim for the consideration of One hundred dollars received to our full satisfaction of of the town of County of Geauga and State of Ohio, do give grant bargain sell and confirm, unto the said , the following described tract or lot of land, situate in Township No 9, in the 9th. Range of townships in the in the state of and which is also in the County of , and is known as part of Lot No. 30, and is bounded as follows to wit beginning in the centre of the old chilecothe road leading from to at the southwest corner of a piece of land deeded by Joseph Smith Jr. to , running southerly in the centre of said road Four rods & ten links. to a post thence <East twenty rods— thence north four rods & ten links to a post, thence west> west twenty rods to the place of beginning, containing about half an acre of Land, Be the same more or less, To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto the said his heirs and assigns forever to their own proper use and behoof. And also We the said Joseph Smith Jr. and his wife do for ourselves our heirs, executors, and adminstrators, Covenant [p. 8]