John  Johnson's  Deed
John  Cline

        This Indenture made this Eleventh day of February AD One thousand eight hundred & thirty three by & between  John Johnson  &  Parmelia  his wife both of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana, of the one part and  John Cline  of the County and State aforesaid of the other part,  Witnesseth that said  John Johnson in Consideration of Two hundred dollars to him in hand paid by the Said Cline the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have Granted Bargained and Sold and by these presents do Grant Bargain and Sell unto the Said Cline his heirs and assigns  forty acres of land Situated in Shelby County and State of Indiana  To wit  the North half of the East half of the Southwest Quarter of Section Twenty Three Township Twelve North of Range five East,  In the district of land offered for sale at Indianapolis Indiana.  Together with all and Singular the advantages, privileges and appurtenances whatsoever to the Said forty acres belonging or appertaining thereunto  To have and to hold the Said forty acres of land with the tenements, hereditaments, and all the Singular the premise herein before mentioned unto the Said John Cline his heirs and assigns forever to & for the only proper use and behoof of the Said Cline his heirs and assigns forever and the Said John John & Parmelia for themselves their heirs the Said forty acres be the same more of less with al the premises and appurtenances before mentioned unto the Said Cline his heirs and assigns Executors and administrators forever free from the claim or claims of them the Said John Johnson and Parmelia his wife, their or either of them or their heirs and of all and every person or persons whatever Shall will and do Warrant and forever defend the Same.  In witness whereof the Said John Johnson and Parmelia his wife have here unto Set their hands and Seals the day and year first above mentioned.
Signed  Sealed and delivered  }}                                                John Johnson    {{seal}}
in the presence of                   }}                                                       her
Jac D Roe                              }}                                        Parmelia   X   Johnson    {{seal}}
Joseph Reese                         }}                                                     mark

State of Indiana, Shelby County   --
                                            Before me  the undersigned a Justis of the peace within and for said County personally came John Johnson & Parmelia John his wife the within Grantors and being examined agreeably to the acts in Such Case made and provided acknowledged the above Indenture to be their voluntary acts and deed for the use and purposes therein contained.
            In testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this Seventh day of February Eighteen ....

Book D, page 23,  Recorder's Office, Shelby County Indiana Courthouse
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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