Shelby  County,  Indiana

Jesse  King's  deed 
Alexander  Means

Deed Records Book G
Page 528

            This indenture made this third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six between  Alexander Means &  Elizabeth his wife of the county of Shelby and state of Indiana of the one part and  Jesse King  of the county of Marion and state of Indiana of the other part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of forty six dollars and twenty five cents Lawful money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged by the said party of the first part hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said party of the second part and his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of Land Lying and being in the county of Shelby and state of Indiana known and designated by Lot Number seven and also Lot Number eight in the Town of Pleasant=View in the county of Shelby and state of Indiana;
            To have and to hold the above described premises hereby sold and conveyed unto the said  Jesse King his heirs and assigns forever Together with all and singular the appurtanances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to his own proper use and behoof. And the said  Alexander Means and Elizabeth  for their heirs executors and administrators the aforesaid Lot or tract of land and appurtanances to the said  Jesse King  his heirs and administrators against the claim or claims of __ and every person whatever will warrant and forever Defend. In testimony whereof the said  Alexander and Elizabeth Means  the wife of the said  Alexander Means in relinquishment of her dower have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written.
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of  }  Alexander Means  (seal)
          Andrew P. Martin }               her 
          Wm A. Dobb } Elizabeth  X  Means (seal)

State of Indiana Shelby County ss.
            Personally appeared before me the undersigned ___ of the Justice of the peace of said county Alexander Means and acknowledged the deed of conveyance to which this is annexed to be his voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned and Elizabeth Means the wife of the Alexander Means being seperately examined apart from her said husband and the full contents and purport of the above deed being made known to her she did declare that she did voluntarily and of her own free will and accord and as her act and deed seal and deliver the said conveyance without any coercion or compulsion from her husband.
            Given under my hand and seal this third day of September 1836.
Wm A. Dobb (seal)      Justice of the peace
Recorded August 25th 1837                                                      
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