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

Deed John Webster GILBERT to James VEST,
     recorded 23 Oct 1775
Bedford County, VA, Deed Book 5, 1773-1778, p. 342
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 4 November 2001

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  To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that for divers good causes and considerations of the the sum of Sixty pounds to him in hand paid I John Webster Gilbert and Rebekah Gilbert of Bedford County have given Granted and Confirmed and by these presents for me my heirs and Sucksessors do give Grant and Confirm unto James Vest of the said County one Sertain parsel or Tract of Land lying and being on the south side of Seneca Creek being a part of a tract of Land Granted to Richard Whitton by Pattent and by him conveyed to Samuel Gilbert Senior and Conveyed by the said Samuel Gilbert to John Webster Gilbert and Bounded as follows, to wit, Begining at pointers on Seneca Creek opposite to the lower Corner of the old Pattent thence down the Creek as it Mentions to a Spanish oak at the mouth of a small Branch at a large point of Rocks thence Dividing West 210 poles to a red oak then North 10 degrees East 230 poles to first Station together with all singular and the premisses appertaining thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining To have and to Hold the above said Land and all premisses with all the appurtenances to him the said vest his heirs and assigns forever against him the said John Webster Gilbert and Rebekah Gilbert his heirs or assigns In Witness whereof he the said John Webster Gilbert and Rebekah Gilbert hath hereunto set his hand and Seal.
William Clement } John Webster Gilbert {L.S.}
James Vest, John Vest } Rebekah Gilbert {LS}

At a Court held for Bedford County October 23d 1775
This Indenture was acknowledged by John Webster Gilbert and Rebekah his wife, the said Rebekah having been first privily Examined according to Law, and Ordered to Be Recorded.
  Teste Jas. Steptoe C.C.

[Note: Bedford County, VA, Deed Book 2, 1761-1766, pages 657-658 (recorded 24 Sep 1765) records that John Webster GILBERT purchased the land he conveyed in the above deed from Samuel GILBERT.]

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