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Lyle Land Records

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

Vol. 66, pp. 161-2
William Lyle et wife
Francis McClure
This indenture made the thirteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one 
thousand eight hundred and forty between William Lyle of the Township of Republican 
in the County of Jefferson and State of Indiana and Matilda his wife of the one part 
and Francis McClure of Elizabeth Township Allegheny County and State of Pennsylvania 
of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Lyle and Matilda his wife, for 
and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and twenty dollars to them in hand 
paid or secured to be paid at or before the ensealing and delivery hereof, the 
receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and which they are fully satisfied. Have 
granted, bargained, sold, aliened enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these 
presents, Do grant, bargain, sell, enfeoff and confirm unto the said Francis McClure 
his heirs, executors, administrators & assigns, all their right, title, interest and 
claim in and to a certain tract of land situated and lying in the Township, County 
and State of Pennsylvania, which said tract of land contain fifty seven acres and 
eleven perches and allowance of six pr.ct. the same being conveyed from Andrew Boyd 
to James Lyle as reference to said conveyance will more fully app??? the said James 
Lyle who died seized thereof and intestate leaving seven heirs and the above named 
William Lyle being a son and lawful heir of the said James Lyle died claiming the 
one seventh part of the tract of land above mentioned, which said tract of land is 
undivided amongst the said heirs which is the right, title interest and claim above 
mentioned, which said seventh part with the rents and profits of said part or its 
proportionable share of said tract of land above mentioned is that part sold to the 
said Francis McClure. To have and to hold the said hereby granted and bargained 
privilege thereof unto him the said Thomas McClure his heirs, executors, 
administrators or assigns forever and the said William Lyle for himself, his heirs, 
executors, administrators Doth covenath, promise and agree to and with the said 
Francis McClure his heirs and assigns that he the said William Lyle shall and will 
warrant and forever defend the said granted bargained privileges from all and every 
person or persons claiming or to claim by through or under him or his heirs. In 
Witness whereof  we have hereunto set our hand and seals this seventeenth day of 
March 1840.                                                   William Lyle {seal }
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us            Matilda Lyle {seal }
Wm. M. Young
Chester Farrar                                                        
{ Received the day of the date of the foregoing
{ Indenture of Francis McClure the sum One hundred and twenty dollars, it being the 
full consideration money therein mentioned as witness my hand
William Lyle
State of Indiana   { SS.
Jefferson County {
                                    Before me the subscriber one of the Justices of 
the peace in and for said County, personally appeared William Lyle and Matilda his 
wife the within grantors and severally acknowledged the within Indenture to be the 
writ and deed for the purpose therein expressed and desired the same might be 
recorded as such. She the said Matilda Lyle being of full age and by me examined 
separate and apart from her said husband, and the contents thereof to her made know 
acknowledged that she signed the same by her own free and voluntary consent without 
coercion or compulsion. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 
seventeenth day of March A. D. 1840.
John Green J. P. {seal }
The State of Indiana   {
Jefferson County Sct. {    I John H. Taylor Clerk of the Circuit Court of said 
County, I hereby certify that John Green Esqr before whom the within and foregoing 
Deed was acknowledged and who has certified the same was at that time and still is 
an acting Justice of the peace duly commissioned and qualified and that full faith 
and credit are due and ought to be given to all his official acts as such and that 
the signature attached to the Certificate purporting to be his is genuine. In 
testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of said Court at Madison 
this 19 day of March A.D. 1840.
       ~~~~~~                                                Jno. H. Taylor, Clk.
 {  Jefferson   }
{ County Circuit }
 {    Court    }
   {   I.A.  }
       ~~~~~~                          Recorded April 15th A.D. 1843.
transcribed by Jean Hoffman
[with any errors as they appear in the deed book]

© 2001 Jean M. Hoffman,

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