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

Deed Benjamin LANKFORD to James CLEMENTS,
     dated 22 Sep 1767
Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 1, pages 54-55
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 5 September 2001

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This Indenture made the Twenty Second day of September in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty seven Between Benjamin Lankford and Winifred his Wife of the County of Pittsylvania of the one part and James Clements of the County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Benjamin Lankford and Winifred his Wife for and in Consideration of the sum of Thirty pounds Current Money of Virginia to them in hand Paid by the said James Clements the Receipt whereof they the said Benjamin Lankford and Winifred his Wife do hereby acknowledge and themselves therewith fully Satisfied Contented and paid have Given granted Bargained and sold and by these Presents do give grant bargain Sell deliver and Confirm to him the said James Clement and to his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns forever One Certain Tract or parcell of Land Containing One hundred and thirty six acres lying on Potters Creek in Pittsylvania County and Bounded as Followeth to Witt, Beginning at Pointers in Braidings line thence along his line south Seventy six degrees East thirty six poles to a white Oak North Twelve degrees East Forty eight poles crossing the creek to a red Oak thence new lines North Eighty degrees East nine poles to a white Oak thence North Twenty five and a half degrees East one hundred and eight Poles to a white Oak thence South Sixty seven degrees East two hundred poles Crossing the Creek to a White Oak North Thirty two degrees West forty eight poles to a pine thence North thirteen degrees East thirty Six Poles crossing two Branches to the Beginning Together with all houses out houses orchards Gardens Woods and Underwoods Water and Watercourses and all other appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any way appertaining To have and to hold the said Land and Appurtenances unto the said James Clements and unto his heirs and Assigns forever and the said Benjamin Lankford and Winifred his Wife doth further ?? ?? ?? James Clement and agree to and with the said James Clements his heirs that they the said Benjamin Lankford and Winifred his Wife and thier heris do Covenand and agree to and with the said James Clements and his heirs that the aforementioned Land and Premises against all Persons Whatsoever shall and will Warrant and forever by these Presents Defend In Witness whereof the said Benjamin Lankford & Winifred his Wife hath hereunto set their hands and Seals the day and year above Written

Signed Sealed and Delivered in Presents of Ben Lankford S S
Benjamin Clement Benjamin Clement Jun.r Winifred Lankford
Thomas   T   Roberson  

Mem.o That on the day and year within Mentioned full Peaceable and Quiet Possessionand Livery of Seizen of the within Mentioned Land was by the within Named Benjamin Lankford & Winifred his Wife given and delivered unto the Within named James Clements and his heirs according to the present true Intent and Meaning of these within written Indenture

  Ben Lankford
  Winifred Lankford

Rec.d Sept 22 1767 of James Clements Thirty Pounds Current Money it being the Consideration Money within Mentioned to be paid to me

Test Benj.a Clement, Benjamin Clement Ben Lankford

At a Court held for Pittsylvania County on the 25th Day of September 1767
This Indenture together with the Memorandum & Livery and Seizen and Reciept herein Indorsed was acknowledged by Benjamin Lankford Party thereto and ordered to be Recorded By the Court

  Teste Will Tunstall Cl.P. Court

[Note: Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 2, pp. 258-261 records that James CLEMENT subsequently sold the land he purchased in the deed above to James MITCHELL on 1 Aug 1771.]

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