Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Deed: John and Benson LYNN to Hedgman MURPHY (1802)

Prince William Co., VA Deed Book 2, pg. 30 

THIS INDENTURE made and entered into this Twenty third Day of November 1801 between JOHN LYNN & BENSON LYNN his son of the County of Prince William and State of Virginia of the one part and HEDGMAN MURPHY of the county and State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said JOHN & BENSON LYNN for and in consideration of the sum of Sixteen pounds Virginia currency to us in hand paid by said HEDGMAN MURPHY the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and of the same do acquitt and Exonerate himself his Executors Admrs. Heirs & Assigns have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain and sell Alien and transfer unto the said HEDGMAN MURPHY and his heirs forever all that parcel piece or part of land which was given by WILLIAM LYNN to THORNTON LYNN & BENSON LYNN sons of the aforementioned JOHN LYNN the s[ai]d JOHN LYNN having purchased the part belonging to THORNTON LYNN which land hereby bargained and sold is situate in Prince William County lying on the fork of Butlers & Blands Roads and is bounded as followeth (Vizt.) Beginning at the Conjunction of the aforesaid Roads and Run[n]ing with the former No. 55 [degrees] Wt. 25 po[les] to the line of WILLIAM RIDLEY then with his line No. 42 [degrees] Et. 22 po[les] to the line of RHEUBEN CALVERT then leaving Ridley and Running with Calvert’s line So. 49 [degrees] Et. 7 po[les] to Blands Road then leaving said Calvert’s line and Run[n]ing with said Road So. 25 poles to the Beginning containing two Acres and twelve poles together with all appurtenances of every kind and nature in any wise appertaining unto the aforesaid piece, part or parcel of land. To have and to hold the aforesaid piece, part or parcell of land and its appurtenances unto the s[ai]d HEDGMAN MURPHY and his heirs forever for the only proper use and hehoof of him the s[ai]d HEDGMAN MURPHY his heirs and assigns forever and the said JOHN LYNN and BENSON LYNN for themselves their heirs Exrs. and Admnrs. forever warrant and defend by there presents unto the said HEDGMAN MURPHY his heirs and assigns the aforesaid piece part , and parcel of land and its appurtenances against all persons claiming under them. In Testimony whereof the said JOHN LYNN & BENSON LYNN have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above Written.


Signed, Sealed, Acknowledged
and delivered in presence of


At a Court held for Prince William County the 5th day of July 1802.

This deed from JOHN LYNN & BENSON LYNN to HEDGMAN MURPHY was proved by the Oath of GEO. COPIN and ordered to be Certified. And at a Court held for the s[ai]d county the 2nd day of August 1802. This said deed was acknowledged by BENSON LYNN and proved as to JOHN LYNN by WM. PEARSON & ordered to be Recorded.

Teste. John Williams Clk. Cur.

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