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Descendants of James Lyle and Hannah Crawford

From Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
To Hamilton County, Ohio; Jefferson County, Indiana; Meigs County, Ohio;
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Lyle Land Records

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
from FHL film #1497886 containing Vol. 66-68 for 1842-44

Vol. 67, pp. 334-5
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John Calhoun, Attorney ??.
           To
Moses Lake
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This indenture made this 19th day of December in the year of Our Lord One thousand 
eight hundred and forty, Between John Calhoun Esqr of the Township of Elizabeth in 
the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania // Attorney in fact for Charles 
Lyle and Sarah his wife and John Hall and Elizabeth his wife (late Elizabeth Lyle) 
all of the State of Indiana // of the one part, and Moses Lake of the Township, 
County and State first above mentioned of the other part. Whereas the Commonwealth 
of Pennsylvania by Patent or Grant ??? the Great Seal bearing the date the 12th day 
of April, A. D. 1830 for the consideration therein mentioned did grant and confirm 
unto the heirs of Nathaniel Boyd late of Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County 
deceased, who died intestate A Certain tract of land situated in the Township and 
County last mentioned, containing Two hundred and Eighty eight Acres and ???????? 
???? in and by certain proceedings in the Courts for the County of Allegheny and 
Release  by ???? heirs of said Nathaniel Boyd, the title to the above described 
tract of land became ??ted in Andrew Boyd one of the sons of the said Nathaniel 
Boyd, deceased. . And the said Andrew Boyd and Sarah his wife by that Indenture 
bearing date the twentieth day of April A. D. 1830, conveyed fifty seven Acres and 
Eleven perches and allowance of said Tract of land unto James Lyle, (Father of the 
above named Charles Lyle and Elizabeth Hall) which Conveyance is recorded in the 
Office for Recording of Deeds in and for the County of Allegheny in Book Q. 2, vol. 
41, page 37. By force and virtue of which said recited Indenture or of some good 
conveiances and ???????????? in the Law ??? ??? by ??? and executed the said James 
Lyle became in his lifetime lawfully seized in his demesne ????? ???? in the said 
Messuage and piece of Fifty seven Acres and Eleven perches of land with the 
appurtenances, and being so thereof seized died intestate leaving issue Seven 
Children, to wit: - John, James, Charles, William, Samuel, and Francis W. Lyle, sons 
of the said James Lyle deceased, and Elizabeth the wife of John Hall above named, 
daughter of the said James Lyle, to whom the same by the Laws of Pennsylvania, 
relating to intestate Estates did descend and come. And the said Charles Lyle and 
Sarah his wife and John Hall and Elizabeth his wife, legal heirs of the said James 
Lyle deceased, did by their Letters of Attorney under their hands and seals, bearing 
date the 23d of February 1840, One thousand eight hundred and forty, duly appointed 
and recorded in the Office for recording of Deeds, Xc., in and for the County of 
Allegheny in Book L. 3d Vol. 60 did therein and thereby (amongst other things) 
authorize and empower the said John Calhoun to grant, bargain and sell, all their 
Estate rights, title and interest of in to or out of the promises so as aforesaid 
descended, and among the same to the ????????? or purchasers thereof. Relations 
being had to the said recited title, the Records and ????????? of the Court ?? also 
the Letters of Attorney it may move fully and at large appear. Now this Indenture 
Witnesseth that the said John Calhoun (Attorney as aforesaid), in pursuance of the 
directions contained in the said Letters of Attorney, and by ??????? ??????? ??????, 
and also for and in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred and Twenty Dollars to 
him in hand paid by the said Moses Lake at or before the sealing and delivery hereof 
the receipt  thereof he doth have by acknowledge and thereof acquit and forever 
discharge the said Moses Lake and to his heirs, Executors and Administrators by 
these presents, Have granted, bargained, sold, released and confirmed, and by these 
presents Do grant, bargain, sell, release and confirm unto the said Moses Lake and 
to his heirs and Assigns, All th??? ??? equal undivided Seventh parts of the 
premises above mentioned which descended to them, the said Charles Lyle and Sarah 
his wife and John Hall and Elizabeth his wife (by the decease of the said James 
Lyle). Bounded by land of Andrew Boyd, the heirs of William Wittrow, Alexander 
McClure and James Reynolds. Together with all and singular the buildings and 
improvements, ways, woods, waters, water courses, rights, members, privileges, 
liberties privileges, hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the two equal 
undivided Seventh parts belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and 
remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof, and also all the estate, right, title 
patent claim and demand whatsoever of them the said Charles Lyle and Sarah his wife 
and John Hall and Elizabeth his wife ? law, equity, or otherwise howsoever of in to 
or out of the same. To have and to hold, the Two equal undivided Seventh parts of 
the aforesaid Fifty-Seven Acres of Land, (more or less) hereditaments and promises 
hereby granted or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the 
said Moses Lake his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behavf of the said 
Moses Lake his heirs and assigns forever. And the John Calhoun for himself, his 
heirs, Executors and Administrators, Doth convenant, promise, grant & agree to and 
with the said Moses Lake his heirs and assigns that he the said John Calhoun shall 
and will warrant, guarantee and forever defend the aforesaid granted premises from 
all person or persons claiming or to claim by through or under him or his heirs or 
under the said Charles Lyle and Sarah his wife, and John Hall and Elizabeth his wife 
or their heirs, them or either or any of them. In Witness Whereof the said John 
Calhoun hath hereunto set his hand and the day and year first above written John 
Colhoon (seal)
Sealed and delivered in the presence of (
                             F. C. Flanegin                  (
Received the day of the date of the foregoing Indenture of and from the afore named 
Moses Lake the sum of Two Hundred and twenty dollars, it being the full 
consideration money therein mentioned ?? witness my hand John Colhoon
Allegheny County S. S. Before me the subscriber one of the Commonwealth Justices of 
the Peace in and for same County personally appeared before me John Colhoon Esq. 
(Attorney in fact for Charles Lyle and Matilda [sic] his wife, John Hall and 
Elizabeth his wife) and ?????? ???? the written Indenture to be his act and deed for 
the ????? ??????? ??? ??? ????? to the intent that the same might be recorded as 
such. In testimony Whereof I have here unto set my hand and Seal this 19th day of 
December, A. D. One thousand eight hundred and forty.
F. C. Flanegin ((seal))
                                  Recorded January 6th A. D. 1844
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transcribed by Jean Hoffman
[with any errors as they appear in the deed book]


© 2001 Jean M. Hoffman, djhoff@ix.netcom.com

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