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John & Artemsa Welch to Leonard Jones, 1864

 Source: Monroe County, KY Deed Book A, pages 126 & 127

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter


(Page 126)

This indenture made and entered into this 14th day of July 1864 between John Welch and his wife Arternsa of the County of Monroe and State of Kentucky of the one part and Leonard Jones of the County and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars to me in hand paid have sold and by these presents do bargain sell convey and confirm unto the said Leonard Jones two tracts of land one containing one hundred and fifty acres the other Twenty Eight acres. First tract of land situated as follows lying and being in the County of Monroe on the East fork of Big Barren River, Beginning on to Sugartree on said Jones's line thence N 2 E 100 poles to a beech white oak and Sugartree Thence E 68 poles to the Red Oaks a Hickory and Elm Saplings on a hill side Thence S 28 E 77 poles to a popular Dogwood and white oak on David Crawford's line Thence with the same South 45 East 166 poles to a Black Gum and Black Oak corner to same Thence S 15 W 36 poles to a post Oak Thence S 38 W 50 poles to a hickory and post oak Thence S 39 W 24 poles to a Black Oak and white East on Crawford's line and with the same N 75 W 99 poles to a Black Walnut hickory and Sugartree corner to same Thence N 36 W 166 poles to the beginning. The other tract lying and being in the County of Monroe on the East fork of Big Barren River and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at hickory and sugartree in Crawford's line and with it N 26 W 128 poles to an Elm and Mulberry in said Jones line and with his line S 30 W 90 poles to a buck his corner and with his line S 69 E 104 poles to the beginning. The above separate tracts of land containing one hundred and seventy eight acres be the same more or less to him and to hold the above described lands unto the said

(Page 127)

Leonard Jones his heirs and assigns forever and we of the first part warrant ourselves our heirs and assigns to defend the same unto the said Jones against the claims of all persons whatsoever. In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and our seal this the day and date above written.
John Welch (Seal)
Artemusa Welch (Seal)

State of Kentucky, Monroe County  Court - I as Clerk of said Court certify that this deed from John Welch & Artemesa Welch to Leonard Jones was acknowledged before H. B. Marrs D. C. by said Welch & wife 29 August 1864 to be their act & deed and I have recorded the same with this certificate this September 3, 1864 duly stamp as the law directs. L. A. Smithwick Ck


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