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William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants


 
Deed Samuel MAJOR to John HUGHES, 11 Feb 1761
Amelia County, VA, Deed Book 7, 1759-1762, pp. 420-422
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 19 October 2001

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  This Indenture made this eleventh Day of February in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred & Sixty one Between Samuel Mayjor of the County of Amelia of the one Part and John Hughes of the County of Cumberland of the other Part Witnesseth that the said Samuel Major for divers good Causes and Considerations but more especially for and in Consideration of the Sum of one hundred Pounds Current Money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said John Huges the Receipt whereof the said Samuel Major doth hereby acknowledge he the said Samuel Major hath granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed and Confirmed and by these Presents Doth grant bargain sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the said John Hughes and his Heirs and assigns forever one certain Tract or Parcel of Land containing one hundred & sixty three Acres be the same more or less lying and bing in the County of Amelia on the great Bent Creek it being Part of the Land the said Samuel Major bought of Gideon Seay and the same whereon the said Samuel now lives and all that he Possess in the said County of Amelia With all Houses out houses Orchards Yards Gardens Ways Waters & Water Courses and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders Rent & Service thereof and all & Singular other the appurtenances to the same or any Part or Parcel thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining To have and to hold the said Tract or Parcel of Land and all and Singular the appurtenances unto the said John Hughes his Heirs and Assigns to the only proper use and behoof of him the said John Hughs his Heirs and assigns forever and the said Samuel Major doth for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators covenant and agree to and with the said John Hughs his heirs and assigns forever by these Presents in Manner Following that is to say that he the said John Hughes his Heirs and Assigns may from Time to Time and at all Times hereafter peaceably and Quietly have hold use occupy Possess and enjoy the said Tract or Parcel of Land & all and Singular other the appurtenances thereunto belonging without the Lett Trouble Hindrance Molestations or Eviction of him the said Samuel Major and his Heirs or any other Person or Persons whatsoever Claiming by from or under him them or any of them and clear from all Rights of Dower and Lastly that he the said Samuel Major the abovementioned Land & Premises with the appurtenances unto the said John Hughes his Heirs and assigns forever will Warrant & forever defend In Witness Whereof the said Samuel Major hath hereunto set his hand and Seal the Day & year first above Written.
Signed Sealed & Delivered } Sam.el Major {seal}
in Presence of }  
Thompson Swann    
Dib.ll Holt    
Isham Clement    

Memorandum That on the eleventh Day of February in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty one peaceable and Quiet Possession & Seizen of the within mentioned Lands and Premises was had and taken by the said Samuel Major in his proper Person & by him acknowledged to be delivered unto the within mentioned John Hughes to be held of him his Heirs and Assigns according to the true intent & meaning of the within Written indenture
Witness Thompson Swann   Sam.el Major {seal}
Dibdale Holt Isham Clement    

Received this eleventh Day of February one thousand seven hundred & sixty one of John Hughes the Sum of one hundred Pounds Currant Money of Virginia being the Consideration for the within mentioned Land & Permises
Witness   Sam.l Major

Thomason Swann,

   
Dibdale Holt,    
Isham Clement    

At a Court held for Amelia County the 26th Day of March 1761
This Indenture and the Memorandum and Receipt endorsed were acknowledged by the within named Samuel Major Party thereto and Ordered to be recoded and Barsheba the Wife of the said Samuel Personally appeared in Court and having been first Privily examined as the Law directs voluntarily relinquished her right of Dower in the Land and Premises Conveyed by this Indenture.
  Test T Griffin Peachy Cl.

[Note: Amelia County, VA, Deed Book 5, 1749-1757, pages 90-91 records that Samuel MAJOR purchased the land he conveyed in the above deed from Gideon SEAY on 24 Dec 1753.]



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