David  F.  Randolph’s  Deed
Daniel  Snepp

Shelby County, Indiana
Deed Record Book N
Page 56-57

             This indenture made the twenty Second day of March in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty Seven between David F. Randolph and Jemima F. Randolph his wife of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana of the one part and Daniel Snepp of the County and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said David F. Randolph for & in consideration of the sum of one hundred & eighty dollars to him in hand paid by the said Daniel Snepp the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained sold conveyed and confirmed and doth by these presents grant bargain sell convey and confirm unto the said Daniel Snepp his heirs and assigns forever the following described & bounded piece of Land to wit: It being a part of the East half of the South west quarter of section number nineteen (19) in Township number eleven, 11, North of Range Six, 6, East and in the district of Lands subject to sale at Indianapolis Indiana commencing at the North west corner of said half quarter and thence running South on the line dividing the west & east halves of said South west quarter ninety seven, 97, rods more or less to a stake on said line ,thence East twelve & a half, (12 ½) rods, more or less to a stake, thence North one and half degrees East from the _____ point ninety seven, 97, rods more or less to a stone on the north line of said East half. and thence west twenty one, 21, poles more or less to the place of begining, containing nine acres more or less. together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging and the reversions remainders and profits thereof and all the estate title and interest of the said David F. Randolph in & to the same, To have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the appurtenances to the only proper use benefit and behoof of the said Daniel Snepp his heirs and assigns forever. and the said David F. Randolph for himself his heirs executors & administrators doth covenant and agree to & with the said Daniel Snepp his heirs and assigns that he the said David F. Randolph is lawfully seized in fee of the premises aforesaid that they are free from all incumbrance and that he has good right to sell & convey the same in manner & form aforesaid, and further that he and his heirs executors and administrators shall and will warrant and defend the said premises to the said Daniel Snepp his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of himself & his heirs and also against the lawful claim or claims of all and every other person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof the said David F. Randolph & Jemima F .Randolph his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written. Signed sealed & delivered in presence of
David F. Randolph  (seal)     
Jemima  Randolph (seal)
Signed sealed and delivered in presents of 
John Lisk         Joshua B. Lucas

State of Indiana     Shelby County, to wit,  Be it remembered that the within named David F. Randolph and Jemima F. his wife known to me to be the person who executed the foregoing Deed came this day personally before me, the undersigned one of the associate judges of the Shelby Circuit court and each severally acknowledged that they and each of them did sign seal and deliver the within an foregoing indenture as and for their & each of their own act and deed. The said Jemima F. Randolph the wife of the said David F. being full age and the full contents and purposes of the said indenture having been by me first made known to her and being by me seperate and apart from and without the hearing of her said husband privately examined upon such seperate examination she did declare and acknowledge 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 therein mentioned. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 22nd day of March 1847
Joshua B. Lucas (seal)
              Associate judge Shelby County

Recorded May 13th 1847. 
            John S. Campbell  Recorder     S. P. Cotton [?] Deputy.

Transcribed 7 May 2009 by Jeri L. Corbitt

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