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Chesterfield County Court House Property
Deeds 1749 - 1845

Chesterfield Co., VA

Surnames include: Archer, Bishop, Booker, Hardaway (Hardeway), Hobbs, Nunnally, Robertson, Trent, Wilson, Winfrey, & Worsham
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22 Nov 1841
James R. Wilson, Petersburg, VA to William Bishop, Chesterfield Co., VA

Wilson to Bishop
22 November 1841

I James R Wilson of the Town of Petersburg being indebted to William Bishop of the County of Chesterfield in the sum of one hundred and twenty dollars secured to be paid by my bond bearing even date herewith, with Interest at the end of Twelve months from the present time, do hereby convey to the said W Bishop the following property to wit, two beds six chairs, one mahogany table, one clock, one horse and cart and one rush carpet as a security for the said debt with power to sell the said property at auction at the end of the said twelve months if the said debt and interest are not fully paid before that time. As witnefs my hand and seal the twenty second day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty one.

James R. Wilson

Signed sealed & delvd
in presence of

T. G. Smith

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 33, page 161.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


4 Feb 1842
Ira M. Hobbs to Jeremiah Hobbs, Jr., both of Chesterfield Co., VA

Hobbs to Hobbs jr
4 February 1842

An Indenture made and entered into this fourth day of February AD one thousand eight hundred and forty two between Ira M Hobbs of the first part, and Jeremiah Hobbs junior of the second part both of the County of Chesterfield and State of Virginia, Witnefseth that whereas the said Ira M Hobbs is seized in fee, of one undivided fourth part of a tract of land lying at Chesterfield Court house lately belonging to the estate of Willim {sic} Winfree deceased supposed to contain six hundred and thirty five and a half acres, with a Tavern, grist mill; and other buildings and improvements thereon, which said one undivid {sic} fourth part of the said tract of land and premises with the appurtenances was conveyed to the said Ira M Hobbs by Jeremiah Hobbs senior by deed of bargain and sale dated the 25 day of October AD 1841 which was admitted to record in the Clerks office of Chesterfield County Court on the 19th day of November AD 1841; to which deed reference is hereby made, for the greater certainty and for a particular discription {sic} of the property thereby conveyed and the said Ira M Hobbs Interest therein, and whereas the said Ira M Hobbs has contracted to sell all his interest in the above mentioned tract of land and premises with the appurtenances to the said Jeremiah Hobbs junior. Now This Indenture witnefseth That the said Ira M Hobbs, in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty four dollars, six cents current money of the United States to him in hand paid, or secured to be paid, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, by the said Jeremiah Hobbs junior; and also in consideration that the said Jeremiah Hobbs jr, shall take up or cause to be taken up and delivered to the said Ira M Hobbs three bonds executed by him; the said Ira M Hobbs to the said Jeremiah Hobbs senr {sic} amounting together, to the sum of {Ten} thousand two hundred and sixty two dollars eighteen cents, being in part payment for the purchase of his undivided fourth part of the property herein before conveyed, he the said Ira M Hobbs hath granted, bargained and sold, and by these presents doth grant, bargain and sell and convey unto the said Jeremiah Hobbs junior, his heirs and afsigns one undivided fourth part of the above mentioned tract of land, with all and singular the premises buildings and improvements thereon, and all the advantages and appurtenances of every kind and discription {sic} whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any way appurtaining, to and for the proper use, benefit and behoof of him the said Jeremiah Hobbs for his heirs and afsigns forever. To have and to hold the said undivided fourth part of the above mentioned tract of land, with all and singular the buildings and improvements thereon, and all the advantages and appurtenances of every discription {sic} whatsoever thereto belonging, or in any wise appurtaining to him the said Jeremiah Hobbs jr his heirs and afsigns forever, to and for his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said Ira M Hobbs for himself, his heirs &.c doth covenant, promise, and agree to and with the said Jeremiah Hobbs Junior his heirs and soforth {sic}, That he will warrant and defend to him the said Jeremiah Hobbs junior, a fee simple title to the above conveyed one undivided fourth part of the above discribed {sic} tract of land and premises with all the buildings and improvements thereon and all the appurtenances of every description thereto belonging, or in any wise appurtaining, as fully and amply as the same were conveyed to him the said Ira M. Hobbs from the aforesaid Jeremiah Hobbs senr by the deed above mentioned dated the 25th day of October 1841 free and clear from the claim or demand of him the said Ira M Hobbs and his heirs and all and every person or persons claiming by through, from or under him or them or either of them;

It is clearly understood and covenanted by and between the parties to these presents, That in case the Court house or seat of Justice for Chesterfield County shall within the period of two years from the date of these presents, be removed from its present site off the said abovementioned {sic} tract of land then and in that case, this indenture and all the clauses and provisions thereof shall become null and void and the property hereby conveyed shall revert to and be vested in the said Ira M Hobbs and his heirs; and he the said Ira M Hobbs his heirs executors or administrator shall in such event refund to the said Jeremiah Hobbs junior his heirs executors or administrators whatever sum of money may have been paid on account of the sale and conveyance herein set forth; and the said Ira M Hobbs and his heirs shall stand in the same plight and condition, as though this conveyance had never been made and executed. In Testimony whereof as well the said Ira M Hobbs as the said Jeremiah Hobbs jr have hereto set their hands and affixed their seals, on the day and date herein first written.

Ira M. Hobbs

Jeremiah Hobbs jr

{note: end of page}

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 33, page 225.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


25 Oct 1842
Jeremiah Hobbs to Ira M. Hobbs and Jeremiah Hobbs, Jr.

Hobbs to Hobbs
25 October 1842

This Indenture made the twenty fifth day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty one between Jeremiah Hobbs senior of the County of Chesterfield in the State of Virginia of the one part, and Ira M Hobbs and Jeremiah Hobbs Junior of the other part Witnefseth. That whereas the said Jeremiah Hobbs senior has became the purchaser of a tract of land lying at Chesterfield Court house lately belonging to the estate of William Winfree deceased supposed to contain six hundred and thirty five and a half acres with a Tavern, grist mill and other improvements thereon for which he has executed his bond with security to Henry A. Winfree commifsioner appointed to conduct said sale for the credit instalments {sic} of the purchase money, which said bonds are to be paid by the said Jeremiah Hobbs senior; and whereas the said Jeremiah Hobbs senior has contracted to sell one fourth part of the said real estate to the said Ira M Hobbs for the sum of Three Thousand and sixteen and a fourth dollars, and one moiety thereof to the said Jeremiah Hobbs Junior, for the sum of six thousand and thirty two and a half dollars, all which has been paid or secured to be paid to the said Jeremiah Hobbs senior by the said Ira M. Hobbs and Jeremiah Hobbs Junior. Now Therefore, in consideration of the premises, the said Jeremiah Hobbs senior hath given, granted, bargain {sic}, sold, assigned, transfered {sic} and set over, to the said Ira M. Hobbs his heirs and afsigns one equal undivid {sic} fourth part and to the said Jeremiah Hobbs Junior, his heirs and afsigns, one equal undivided moiety, of all real estate aforesaid, so as aforesaid purchased by the said Jeremiah Hobbs senior, and all the premises with the improvements, rights, priverlige {sic} and appurtenance {sic} thereunto belonging of every kind whatsoever, and all the right, title, Interest, estate claim and demand, at Law and in equity, of him the said Jeremiah Hobbs senior in and to the said one fourth part and one moiety of the premises: To have and to hold the same unto the said Ira M Hobbs and Jeremiah Hobbs Junior their heirs and afsigns, to the use of them, their heirs and afsigns forever and the said Jeremiah Hobbs Senior for himself and his heirs doth by these presents covenant with the said Ira M Hobbs and Jeremiah Hobbs Junior their heirs and afsigns severally to warrant and forever defend unto the said Ira M. Hobbs his heirs and afsigns one equal undivid {sic} fourth part, and unto the said Jeremiah Hobbs Junior his heirs and afsigns, one equal undivid {sic} moiety of the said real estate and premises, set his hand and affixed his seal on the day and year herein before mentioned.

Mem- The words "his heirs and afsigns," on 2d line of 2d page were {interlined} before signing and sealing.

his                  
Jeremiah X Hobbs sen
mark                

In the clerks office of Chesterfield County Court November 19th 1841

The foregoing deed of afsignment was acknowledged by Jeremiah Hobbs senior a party thereto, to be his act and deed and admitted to record.

Teste

P. Poindexter C{l}

Examined

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 33, page 160.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


30 Jan 1845
Jeremiah & Mary E. Hobbs, James H. & Matilda S. Hobbs, William & Martha Hobbs Nunnally, John E. & Judith Hobbs & Ira M. Hobbs to Alexander A. Hobbs; all of Chesterfield Co., VA

Hobbs to Hobbs
30 January 1845

This Indenture made & entered into on the 30th day of January in the year One thousand eight hundred and forty five between Jeremiah Hobbs and Mary E. his wife, James H. Hobbs and Matilda S. his wife, William Nunnally and Martha his wife, formerly Martha Hobbs, John E. Hobbs and Judith his wife and Ira M. Hobbs in their own right of the first part Jeremiah Hobbs sole qualified executor of the last will and testament of Jeremiah Hobbs sr decd. of the second part and Alexander A. Hobbs of the third part all of the County of Chesterfield in the State of Virginia, Whereas a doubt has arisen in relation to the intentions of Jeremiah Hobbs sr in that clause of his last will and testament in which he divided his interest in that portion of his real estate known as the Court house property in consequence of which the said Alexander A. Hobbs by Daniel H. Flournoy his next friend has instituted in the Circuit Superior Court of Law & Chancery for the County of Chesterfield a suit against the parties of the first part in this Indenture for the purpose of establishing his {_____} under the will aforesaid to the whole interest in said Court house property {whereof} the said Jeremiah Hobbs sr died {_____} seized to wit one fourth part thereof and whereas also the said Alexander A. Hobbs has agreed to and with the said parties of the first part to compromise and has compromised with them the dispute {___}clation to the construction of the aforesaid clause in the will, of the said Jeremiah Hobbs sr decd.

Now therefore this indenture witnefseth that for and in consideration of the premises and for the further consideration of {six} hundred dollars by the said Alexander A. Hobbs to the said parties of the first part in hand paid or secured to be paid, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents they the said Jeremiah Hobbs and Mary E his wife James H. Hobbs and Matilda S his wife William Nunnally and Martha his wife John E. Hobbs and Juduth {sic} his wife and {Ira M} Hobb, have bargained sold alined conveyed released and forever quit {_____} claim {_____} by these presents do and each of them doth bargain sell aline convey release and forever quit claim unto the said Alexander A. Hobbs his heirs and afsigns all right title and interest which by and under the will of the said Jeremiah Hobbs sr deceased they or either of them may have in and to the said one fourth part of said Court house property of which the said Jeremiah Hobbs sr decd. died seized in fee together with all of the rents & profits of every discreption {sic} which may have {accrued} from the same since the death of the said Jeremiah Hobbs sr. To have and to hold the said one fourth part of said Court house property to gether {sic} with all and singular the rights privileges and appurtenances unto the same belonging or in any wise appertaining {sic} to him, the said Alexander A. Hobbs, his heirs and afsigns, to and for the only proper use and behoof of him the said Alexander A. Hobbs his heirs and afsigns forever And the said parties of the first part to this indenture for themselves their heirs &c do covenant and agree to & with the said Alexander A. Hobbs his heirs and afsigns their respective shares in the said property hereby conveyed to warrant and defend against the claim or claims of all & every person or persons whatsoever and the said parties of the first part do agree to and with the said party of the second part sole qualified executor as aforesaid that he the said party of the second part as executor as aforesaid may con{strue} the will of the said Jeremiah Hobbs sr decd so that the said Alexander A. Hobbs shall take as far as they have interest in said one forth part of said Courthouse property as legatees of said Jeremiah Hobbs sr decd the whole of the forth part of the said Cthouse property by whereof the said Jeremiah Hobbs sr decd died seized together with all of the rents & profits which may have occured {sic} upon the same since the death of said Jeremiah Hobbs; and the said Jeremiah Hobbs party of the second part as Executor as aforesaid doth covenant this to do. In testimony whereof the said parties of the first & second parts have hereunto set their hand and affixed their seals the day & year first above written

(Jeremiah Hobbs
(Mary E. Hobbs

James H. Hobbs
Matilda S. Hobbs

Wm. Nunnally
Martha Nunnally

John E. Hobbs

Ira M. Hobbs

Judith P Hobbs

Chesterfield County to wit--

We Charles C. Graves and Daniel H. Flournoy justices of the peace in & for the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Mary E. Hobbs wife of Jeremiah Hobbs parties to a certain Deed bearing date on the 30th of January in the year 1845 and hereto annexed personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and being examined by us privily & apart from her husband & having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her she the said Mary E. Hobbs acknowledged the same to be her act & deed, declared that she had willingly signed sealed & delivered the same & that she wished not to retract it.

Given under our hand & seals at our county aforesaid the forth {sic} day of April in the year 1845.

Charles C. Graves jp.

D. H. Flournoy - jp.

Chesterfield County to wit:

We Moses M. Robertson and Ira M. Hobbs justices of the peace in and for the county aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Matilda S. wife of James H. Hobbs, parties to a certain deed bearing date on the 30th of January {note - end of paper}

{Note: the following was written in the margin of page 317:}

In Chesterfield County Court Clerks office November the 15th 18{5}4

This day Judith P Hobbs the wife of John E Hobbs, party to this deed Bearing date {the} 30th day of January 1845 personally appeared before me in my offices and being {examined} by me privily and apart from husband & having the deed fully explained is {_______________} to be her act and deed & declared that she had willingly signed seal {sic} and delivered the {same} and wished not to retract it.

Silas Cheatham. C.

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 35, page 516.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


24 Apr 1845
Alexander A. Hobbs to Jeremiah Hobbs

Hobbs to Hobbs
24 April 1845

This Indenture made the 24th day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty five between Alexander A. Hobbs of the first part, William Howlett and W. W. {___} Cogbill trustee under a deed made on the 08th day of March in the year 184{2/3} by said Alexander A. Hobbs to secure a debt due by him to said William Howlett parties of the second part; and Jeremiah Hobbs of the third part Whereas the said Alexander A. Hobbs has by an agreement in writing bearing date on the 21st of March 1842 sold and obliged himself to convey as soon as practicable to the Jeremiah Hobbs all of his right title and interest in and to a certain tract of land lying in the County of Chesterfield known as the Courthouse property and Whereas also the said Alexander A. Hobbs has fully paid off & discharged the debt to secure the payment of which the deed of trust aforesaid was executed conveying to the said W. W. {___} Cogbill all of the said Alexander A. Hobbs interest in said Courthouse property Now therefore this indenture witnesfeth that the said Alexander A. Hobbs for and in consideration of the premises and of the sum of two thousand four hundred to him in hand paid or secured to be paid in accordance with the provisions of the written agreement aforesaid by the said Jeremiah Hobbs he the said Alexander A. Hobbs hath given, granted, bargained, sold, {Aleined}, {enfeoffed} and confirmed unto the said Jeremiah Hobbs his heirs and afsigns and by these presents doth given, grant, bargain, sell, alien, {enfeoff} and confirm unto the said Jeremiah Hobbs his heirs and afsigns all of his right title & interest in & to a certain tract of land lying in the county of Chesterfield at the Court house & known as the Court house tract formerly belonging to William Winfree now deceased containing by estimation six hundred and thirty five and one half acres be the same more or lefs & bounded by Swift Creek the lands of Benjamin Graves Parke Poindexter Mary Cox Leonard Nunnally and others his said interest being one {undivied} fourth part of said Courthouse tract subject to the contingent right of dower of Judith Hobbs wife of John E. Hobbs in one third of one sixth of three sixteenths of said tract of land, together with all and singular the buildings improvements rights privileges and appurtenances of every kind thereto belonging or in any wise appertaining {sic}. To have and to hold all of the Alexander A. Hobbs right title and interest in and to the said tract of land and premises with the improvements thereon and the appurtenances thereto belonging unto the said Jeremiah Hobbs his heirs and afsigns as the only use and behoof of him the said Jeremiah Hobbs his heirs and afsigns forever. And the said parties of the first and second parts for themselves severally and not other wise & for their several heirs executors and administrators do hereby covenant with the party of the third part the said Alexander A. Hobbs interest in said tract of land and premises with the improvements & appurtenances unto the said Jeremiah Hobbs his heirs and afsigns against the claims of {them} the said parties of the second part, and of all persons claiming by through or under them, severally and respectively, and not otherwise & the said party of the first part against the claims of all persons whomsoever to warrant and forever defend by these presents.

In testimony whereof the said parties of the first and second parts have hereunto set their hands and affixed thier {sic} seals on the day and year herein first mentioned.

Alexander A. Hobbs

W. W. {___} Cogbill, trustee

William {Howlete }

The words "and the said
party of the first part against
the claims of all persons whomsoever"
interlined before signed --

In Chesterfield County Court Clerk's office --

April 25 1845

The foregoing Deed of bargain and sale and release was filed and acknowledged by Alexander A. Hobbs & William {Howlete} and admitted to record as to them:

And in said office April 29th 1845 was also acknowledged by W. W. {___} Cogbill party thereto to be his act and deed and admitted to record --

Teste

P. Poindexter C

(examined)

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 36, page 6.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


Transcribed & submitted by:  Susan Shields Sasek


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