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


 
Catherine F. CLEMENT et al to John L. HURT, 6 Nov 1869
Pittsylvania County, VA, Deed Book 63, pages 430 - 432
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 14 June 2000

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This Deed made this 16 day of November 1869 between Catherine F. Clement widow of James M. Clement decd Mary A. Smith widow of Doct Albert G. Smith decd and John A. Smith and Mary Ann his wife Silas Dudley and Ann Parke his wife, Samuel S. Berger and Victoria C his wife, Vincent O. Smith and Laura his wife and Henry Berger and Nannie J. his wife of the first part and John L. Hurt of the second part. Whereas the said parties of the first part are entitled to the tracts of land of which James M. Clement died seized, situated on Staunton river near Clements Ford in the County of Pittsylvania adjoining the lands of Thomas T. Adams decd the dower tract of land lately held by Mrs Nancy Clement & containing five hundred and three acres more or less and bounded as follows to wit: “beginning at the mouth of Sycamore Creek thence down the river as it meanders 154 poles to Capt Thomas Adams corner sycamore at 2. thence leaving the river and with his lines S20 ˝ E85 poles to a small red oak at 3. thence S13 W162 poles crossing the river road to corner pointers at 4. S83 ˝ E85 poles to a pine at 5. S47 ˝ E122 poles crossing a branch to a small pine at 6. S40 E60 poles crossing long branch to a stump at 7. South 44 poles to a red oak at 8. N86 E37 poles to the place of a lot corner at 9. S71 E11 poles crossing Reed creek to a pine 10. S30 E69 poles to Thurmans corner pine at 11. N86 W18 ˝ poles crossing Reed Creek at the mouth of Panther Branch at 12. S80 W80 poles to a crook at 13. S60 W14 poles to a red oak on said branch 14. N32 W132 poles to pointers at 15. S60 W66 poles to new corner Pointers to the Dower lot at 16. thence with said lot N34 ˝ W410 poles to a Locust on the lane at 17. N1 E62 poles to the North east corner of the garden at 18. N6 ˝ E23 poles to a small poplar at 19. N38 W15 poles to a large poplar on Sycamore Creek at 20. and thence N57 E42 poles to the first station. and are also entitled to an interest of one third in the dower tract of land lying on Staunton river containing four hundred and twenty one acres of which Mrs. Nancy Clement died possessed and which was sold by John L. Hurt coun. in the chancery cause of Witcher & wife against John L. Hurt & others to John W. Motley the purchase money for which has not yet been paid. The said tract of five hundred and three acres, and the one third interest in the dower tract of Mrs. Nancy Clement having been devised by the will of said James M. Clement duly recorded in Pittsylvania County Court Clerks office the 21st day of May 1860 to the said Catharine F. Clement his widow during her life or widowhood and at her marriage or death to Mrs. Mary A. Smith widow of Doct. Albert G. Smith and the heirs of her body whose names are John A. Smith Ann Parke Dudley wife of Silas Dudley Victoria C. wife of Samuel Berger Vincent O. Smith and Nannie J. Berger wife of Henry Berger: all of which said five hundred and three acre tract of land and the interest as aforesaid in the for hundred and twenty one acre dower tract or the monies arising from the sale of the same the said parties of the first part have sold to the said John L. Hurt at the price of five thousand dollars, two fifths of which is to be paid to the said Catharine F. Clement by agreement between the parties aforesaid of the first part as her own property, and which said sum of $2000.00 has this day been paid cash to the said Catharine F. Clement by the said Hurt and the remaining three fifths was this day paid by said John L. Hurt to Mrs. Mary A. Smith and her children above named in the following manner to wit: Mrs. Mary A. Smith ($500.00) five hundred dollars cash, John A. Smith five hundred dollars cash, Silas Dudley & wife five hundred dollars cash, Samuel Berger & wife five hundred dollars cash Vincent O. Smith five hundred dollars cash, and Henry Berger & wife five hundred dollars. Now therefore this deed witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars chash paid Mrs. Catharine F. Clement, and three thousand dollars paid cash to Mrs. Mary A. Smith and children the receipt for all of which is hereby acknowledged they the said Catharine F. Clement Mary A. Smith, John A. Smith & Mary Ann his wife, Silas Dudley & Ann Parke his wife Samuel Berger & Victoria C. his wife, Vincent O. Smith & Laura Ann his wife and Henry Berger & Nannie J. his wife have this day given granted bargained and sold and by these presents do give grant bargain sell and convey unto the said John L. Hurt the said five hundred and three acres of land upon which James M. Clement formerly lived and the interest of the said James M. Clement in the for hundred and twenty acres of land lately held by Mrs Nancy Clement as dower devised to the said parties of the first part by the will of said James M. Clement and more particularly described and set forth in the first part of this deed, to him the said John L. Hurt and his heirs forever. And the said parties of the first part warrant generally the title to the property hereby conveyed. Witness the following signatures and seals this the day and date above written

C. F. Clement
Mary A. Smith
John A. Smith
Mary A. Smith
Silas J. Dudley
Ann P. Dudley
S. S. Berger
Vic. C. Berger
Vincent O. Smith
Laura Smith
Henry Berger
Nannie J. Berger

Pittsylvania Co Sc
This day Catherine F. Clement, Mary A. Smith, John A. Smith Silas J. Dudley Samuel S. Berger and Vincent O. Smith parties whose names are signed to the foregoing deed personally appeared before me a Notary Public within and for the said County and acknowledged the execution thereof to be their act and deed. Given under my hand this the 17th day of November 1860

J. D. Coles N.P.

Pittsylvania Co Sc.      This day Henry Berger whose name is signed to the foregoing deed as a party thereto personally appeared before me a Notary Public within & for said County and acknowledged the same . Given under my hand this 11th Decr 1869

Wm Tredway Jr N.P.

Pittsylvania Co Sc.      This day Laura Smith and Nannie J Berger whose names are signed to the within deed as parties thereto personally appeared before us Notaries Public within & for said County and after the said parties had been by us examined privily and apart from their said husbands and after the contents of said deed had been fully explained to her by us , They the said Laura Smith and Nannie J. Berger acknowledged that they had willingly executed the said deed and did not desire to retract the same Given under our hands this 11th December 1869

WmMTredway Jr NP
JD Coles NP

Pittsylvania County Sc.
This day Mary A. Smith wife of John A. Smith Ann P. Dudley wife of Silas J. Dudley and Victoria C Berger wife of S. S. Berger personally know to us to be parties whose names are signed to the foregoing deed appeared before us Notaries Public within and for said County and being by us examined privily and apart from their said husbands and after said writing had been fully explained to them, they and each of them acknowledged that they had executed and delivered the same for the purposes therein set forth and that they did not desire to retract the same. Given under our hands this the 17th day of November 1869

J. D. Coles N.P.
Wm M.Tredway Jr N.P.

In the Clerks office of the County Court of Pittsylvania County on the 18th day of December 1869, the foregoing writing was admitted to record upon the certificates of acknowledgement thereto annexed. And I do certify that fife dollars and fifty cents in Revenue Stamps has been placed on said writing according to law.

Teste L. Scruggs DC



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