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1820 Vawter Deed

Jefferson County, Indiana
Deed Records, 1812-1891

Deed record v. B. (corrected version) cont. Aug 1817-Aug 1820
Deed Record v. C July 1820 – Sep. 1823
Deed Record V. C (Corrected version) July 1820 – Nov 1822
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Image 173 – start of Vol. C

Image 197
Vol. C page 44 to 45 on image 198

Page 44

This Indenture made this thirteenth day of March in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty between
Beverly Vawter and Betsy Vawter his wife of the first part
and Thomas Douglas of the County of Jefferson and State of Indiana
of the second part Witnesseth that the said Beverly Vawter
and Betsy his wife for and in consideration of the sum of fifteen
hundred dollars lawful money of the United States to them in
hand well and truly paid by the said Thomas Douglas to the
said Beverly Vawter the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged
have granted bargained sold aliened released conveyed and
confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell
affirm release convey and confirm unto the said Thomas Douglas
his heirs and assigns forever A certain tract or parcel of land
lying and being in the county of Jefferson and State of Indiana
known and distinguished by being the south east quarter of
section number twenty nine in range ten east and township
four north which quarter section contains one hundred and
sixty acres: Also fifteen acres of land from and commencing
at the south east corner of the north east quarter of section
twenty nine in range ten and township four north
both of which tracts make together the quantity of one hundred
and seventy five acres. And all the estate right to the interest
claim and demand of them the said Beverly Vawter & Betsy
his wife of in and to the said premises & every part thereof
together with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances
to the same belonging or in any wise appurtaining and the
rents issues and profits thereof to have and to hold the premises
is hereby bargained and sold or meant or intended so to be with
the appertances to the only proper use and behoofs of the
said Beverly Vawter Thomas Douglas his heirs and assigns
forever and the said Beverly Vawter and Betsy his wife for themselves
their heirs executors and administrators do covenant and promise and
agree to and with the said Thomas Douglas his heirs executors admin-
istrators and assigns that they are the tru and lawful owners
of the premises hereby granted & have good right full power & lawful
authority to sell and convey the same in manner & form afore
said further that they the said Beverly & Betsy Vawter their heirs ex
ecutors and administrators will warrant and forever defend
the aforesaid premises with their appurtenances and every part
and parcel thereof unto the said Thomas Douglas his heirs
and assigns against all persons claiming or to claim by from
or under them or any of them or by from or under
any other person or person whomsoever. In
witness whereof the said Beverly Vawter & Betsy Vawter

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his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and
year first above written.
Beverly Vawter (seal)
Betsy (her mark) Vawter (seal)
Sealed & Delivered in the presence of
Saml Eccles

The State of Indiana
Jefferson County Sct — Before me Ebenezer Hillis a Justice
of the Peace within and for said county personally appeared
Beverly Vawter & Betsy Vawter his wife parties and acknowledged
the above deed of conveyance to be their voluntary act and
deed for the use & purposes therein mentioned the said Betsy
Vawter having been examined privily and apart from her
said husband. Given under my hand and seal this
thirteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and twenty
Ebenezer Hillis J. P. (seal)
Recorded Sep 20th 1820
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