Sunday, January 31, 2010

Martin Roark & William Roark in 1817 - Gallatin, IL, Deed Book A (Blog Post Part 1)

The following deed is separated into three consecutive blog posts because of the image size of the document.

Gallatin Co., Illinois, Deed from Book "A", Page 58 (Part 1):

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This Indenture made and entered into the day of April one thousand eight hundred and seventeen between William Rowark of Gallatin County and Territory of Illinois of the one part and Martin Rowark of the County of Mulenburg (sic) State of Kentucky of the other part. Witness that the said William Rowark for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars which said sum was paid by the said Martin Rowark to the Sheriff of Mulenburg aforesaid upon a replevin bond for the said William Rowark and the said William being desireous to secure to the said Martin the repayment of the said sum of money so paid by the said Martin for the said William hath entered into this indenture hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said Martin Rowark his Executors adminstrators & assigns all and singular the goods & chattels furniture & household stuff herein after particularly mentioned and (?) that is to say One cow with white face & calf two heifers two years old and one heifer one year old the three last marked with mark of the said William which is upon record, and one sow in the (?) mark the beds and furniture and all the household & kitchen furniture & other household stuffs now in the hands of said William to have and to hold all and singular the said goods and chattel and household stuff herein before granted bargained and sold as mentioned ....said Martin Rowark his Executors, Administrators and assigns to the....

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