Jack Hardin's Deed
George W. Means
Shelby County Indiana
Deed Record Book F Page 615
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This Indenture made and entered into this 9th day of July
1836 between George W. Means and Hannah his wife of Washington county and
state of Kentucky of the one part and Jack Hardin of the county and state
aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said George W. Means for and
in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars in hand paid the
Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by
these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said Jack Hardin his heirs
and assigns a certain tract or parcel of land situate and being in the county
of Shelby and state of Indiana it being the east half of the South East Quarter
of section Number twenty five in township eleven North of Range seven East of
lands sold in the district of Indianapolis containing eighty acres.
Together will all and singular the appurtanances thereunto belonging or in any
wise appertaining. To have and to hold the lands hereby conveyed unto the said
Jack Hardin his heirs and assigns forever. And the said George W. Means for
himself his heirs Executors and administrators the aforesaid tract of land and
appurtanances unto the said Jack Hardin his heirs and assigns against the claim
or claims of all and every person or persons doth and will forever warrant and
defend by these presents. In testimony whereof the said George W. Means together
with Hannah his wife who hereby relinquishes her Right of Dower in and to the
lands conveyed in this deed hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and
year first above written.
George W. Means (seal)
Hannah S. Means (seal)
The Commonwealth of Kentucky
and County of Washingtion
William B. Barker Clerk of
the county court for the county aforesaid do hereby certify that on this the
18th day of July 1836 this Indenture of Bargain and sail from George W. Means
and Hannah his wife To Jack Hardin was produced to me in my office and
acknowledged by the said Grantors to be their act and deed. And the said Hannah’s
having been examined by me seperate and apart from her said husband declared
that she did freely and willingly seal and deliver the said writing and wished
not to Retract it and acknowledged the same again shown and explained to her to
be her act and deed and consented that the same might be certified to all whom
it may concern for Record at proper place which is done accordingly at the
request of the within grantor. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand
and affixed the seal of my office at Springfield Washington County Kentucky this
14th day of July 1836 and the 44th year of the Commonwealth.
(seal) William B. Barker WC Ky.
State of Kentucky
Washington County ss I Lloyd Ray eldest and Presiding
Magistrate within and for the county of Washington do certify that William B.
Barker whose name is affixed to the above foregoing certificate is & was at
the time of signing the same clerk of the Washington county court and that full
faith and credit is due and ought to be given to all his official acts as such
& that his certificate is in due form of law. Given under my hand this 9th
day of August 1836.
Lloyd Ray J. P. W. C.
Recorded January 9th 1837 Milton Robin Recorder
Transcribed from FHL microfilm 1403460 by
Jeri L. Corbitt
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