Miranda  L.  Burr's

Wiett  Ellis


            This Indenture made the fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine between  Wiett Ellis and Ruth Ellis  his wife of the county of Shelby and state of Indiana of the one part and  Miranda L. Burr  of the county and state aforesaid of the second part  Witnesseth that the said Wiett Elis for and in consideration of tthe sum of four hundred dollars to him in hand paid by the said Miranda L. Burr the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold conveyed and confirmed unto the said Miranda L. Burr his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of Land in the county of Shelby aforesaid it being the South East Quarter of the South West Quarter of Section twenty seven in Township fourteen North of Range six east in the district of Land subject to sale at Indianapolis Indiana containing forty acres except two acres and a Quarter in the South West corner which is deed to Wiett Ellis Senior . . . . Together with all the opportunances thereunto belonging and the revisions remainders and profits thereof and all the estate title and interest of the said Wyett Ellis in and to the same.  To have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the opportunances to the only proper use benefit and behoof.  And the said Wyett Ellis for himself his heirs Executors and administrators doth covenant and agree to and with the said Miranda L. Burr her heirs and assigns that he the said Wyett Ellis is Lawfully seized in fee of the premises aforesaid that they are free from all encumbrance and that he has good right to sell and convey the same in manner and form aforesaid and further that he and his heirs executors and administrators shall and will Warrant and forever defend the aforesaid premises to the said Miranda L. Burr his heirs and assigns against the Lawful claim or claims of all and every oter person or persons whatsoever.  And the said Ruth Ellis wife of the said Wyett Ellis doth hereby relinguish all her right and title to dower in the premises aforesaid.  In Witness whereto the said Wyett Ellis & Ruth Ellis his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day & year above written.

James Templeton }                                                             Wiett Ellis       {{seal}}
        his }        her       {{seal}}
John  X  Andrews } Ruth  X  Ellis
       mark }        mark

State of Indiana          Shelby County          To Wit   Be it remembered that the within named Wyett Ellis and Rugh Ellis his wife came this day personally before me the undersigned a Justice of the peace of said county and acknowledged that they signed sealed and delivered the within indenture as their act of and deed for the ares and purposes therein mentioned.  And the said Ruth being by me duly examined Separate & apart from her said husband declared that she relinquished all her right & title of dower in the premises aforesaid and that she voluntarily and of her own free will and accord and without any coercion or compulsion of her said husband signed sealed & delivered the within Indenture as her act and deed for the purposes aforesaid.  Given under my hand and seal this 5th day of November 1839.
James Templeton        J. Peace                                       

                                         Recorded December 7th  1840
Milton Robins   Recorder                          

Transcribed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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