Shelby  County,  Indiana

Joseph  L. Silcox
deed from
Samuel  Sherwood

This Indenture made this Sixteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Seven, Between  Samuel Sherwood  and Maria Sherwood of the the County of Franklin and  Alamander Stone  of the County of Shelby all in the State of Indiana of the first part, and  Joseph L Silcox  of the County of Shelby and State aforesaid of the Second part   Witnesseth That the said  Samuel Sherwood  and  Maria Sherwood  in the right of the said  Maria Sherwood and the said  Alamander Stone  in his own right for and in consideration of the sum of seventy two dollars to the said party of the first part in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged by the said party of the first part have hereby granted, bargained, and sold and by these presents do convey and confirm unto the said part of the second part his heirs and assigns forever -- The following described real estate situate in the County of Shelby aforesaid  To wit.  The undivided one ninth part of the West half of the South East quarter and the North half of the East half of the South West quarter, of Section Twenty eight  Township Fourteen North  of Range Seven East, in the District of lands subject to sale at Indianapolis Indiana said real estate being subject to a life estate owned by one  Martha Ferris  which said life estate is hereby reserved from the bargain and sale aforesaid  To have and to hold the above described real estate unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever and the said party of the first part, for themselves and their heirs do hereby covenant with the said party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns, that the title to the premises aforesaid is clear, free and unencumbered; that they have good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the same in the manner aforesaid and that they will forever Warrant and Defend the same against the claims of all persons whatsoever.  In Testimony whereof the said  Samuel Sherwood,  and  Maria Sherwood  and  Almander Stone  have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written.
Signed  Sealed  & delivered in presence of   
T C Cooley      Mary Ann Cooley

Samuel Sherwood (his mark)
Maria Sherwood
Alamander Stone

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State of Indiana 
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            Before me the undersigned A Notary Public in and for the County of Franklin aforesaid personally appeared Samuel Sherwood  Maria Sherwood and  Alamander Stone  the grantors in the foregoing Instrument and acknowledged the same to the their Voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned And at the same time Maria Sherwood the wife of the said Samuel Sherwood on a private examination, seperate and apart from and without the hearing of her said husband the contents of this deed of conveyance being first by me made known to her acknowledged that she signed and sealed the same Voluntarily of her own free will and accord without the coercion or compulsion of her said husband.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal this 16th day of December A D 1847.

Timothy C Cooley     
Notary Public 

{{Seal}}  Recorded July 18th 1848     John S Campbell, Recorder

Transcribed by Phyllis Miller Fleming     

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