This Indenture made the eighth day of December in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five between William
Morgan and Mary Morgan his wife of the county of Shelby and state of Indiana
of the one part and David F. Randolph of the county and state aforesaid
of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Morgan for and in
consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars to him in hand paid by
the said David F. Randolph the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath
granted bargained sold conveyed and confirmed and doth by these presents grant
bargain sell convey and confirm unto the said David F. Randolph his heirs and
assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of Land in the county of Shelby
aforesaid it being fifty two acres Laying and being in the West half of the
South West Quarter of section Ninteen in township eleven of Range six in the
district of Brookville be the same more or less together with all the
appurtanances thereunto belonging and the reversions remainders and profits
thereof and all the estate title and interest of the said William Morgan in and
to the same to have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the
appurtanances to the only proper use benefit and behoof of the said David F.
Randolph his heirs and assigns forever. And the said William Morgan for himself
his heirs executors and administrators doth covenant and agree to and with the
said David F. Randolph his heirs and assigns that he the said William Morgan 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 defend the said premises to the said David F.
Randolph his heirs and assigns against the Lawful claims of himself and his
heirs, and also against the Lawful claim or claims of all and every other person
or persons whatsoever. And the said Mary Morgan the wife of the said William
Morgan doth hereby relinquish all her right and title of Dower of and in the
premises aforesaid. In witness whereof the said Wm Morgan and Mary Morgan his
wife having hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
Shelby County, Indiana
Deed Record Book G
Signed sealed and delivered in presents of
William X Morgan (seal)
Mary X Morgan (seal)
Noah X Byrkit
State of Indiana Shelby County To Wit
Be it Remembered that the within named William Morgan and
Mary Morgan his wife came this day personally before me the undersigned a
Justice of the peace in and for Shelby county and acknowledged that they signed
and sealed and delivered as their act and deed for the purposes therein
specified and the said Mary Morgan being of full age and being by me duly
examined seperate and apart from her said husband and the contents of the said
Indenture being made known to her declared that she relinquished all her right
and title of Dower in and to the Lands and tenements in the within Indenture set
forth and described and that she voluntarily and of her own free will and accord
and without any coercion or compulsion of her husband signed sealed and
delivered the within Indenture as her act and deed for the purposes aforesaid.
Given under my hand and seal in the county of Shelby aforesaid this the eighth
day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty
John Cutsinger (seal)
Justice of the peace
Recorded March 24th 1837.
Recorder S.C. Ia.
Transcribed 18 April 2009 by Jeri L. Corbitt from FHL microfilm 1403460.