Deed to Martha McBride Knight, 2 February 1842, as Recorded in Hancock County Deeds
JS and , Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 2 Feb. 1842; signed by JS and ; witnessed by ; certified by . Version copied 14 May 1846 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. P, pp. 168–169; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
This Indenture made and entered into this second day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty six two between Joseph Smith and his wife of the County of and State of of the one part and of the County of and aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of One hundred and fifty Dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do here by Grant Bargain Sell Convey and confirm unto the said her heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the county of in the State of Viz being the equal undivided half of South half of Lot No One in block One hundred and twenty six in sd. as recorded on the plat of the town of [p. 168]