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Deed, Giles County, 1806

This Indenture made February the 3d 1806 between Ralph Stewart
and Mary his Wife of Montgomery County and State of Virginia of
the one part and John Toney of the County of Montgomery and State
aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Ralph Stewart and
Mary his Wife for and in consideration of the Sum of one hundred and
eighty pounds to him in hand paid by John Toney the receipt whereof is –
hereby acknowledged have bargained and sold by these presents bargened
sold released delivered and confirmed unto him the said John Toney and to
his heirs one parcel of landing laying in Montgomery and Tazewell Coun-
ties on brush Creek a branch of blewstone branch of Newriver and bounded
as followeth. Beginning at three white oaks on the patent line on the bank
of the Creek and with the same west 20 poles crossing the Creek to a
white to a white [words repeated] oak North 52 degrees west 84 poles to a white oak
North 80 degrees west 160 poles to two cherry trees and Spanish Oak north
10 degrees east 80 poles crossing the glady fork to three white oaks East
150 poles to a Stake a corner of the patent line and leaving same –
south 26 degrees east 180 poles crossing the Creek to the beginning
with its appertainances to have and to hold the said Tract or Parcel
of land with its appertainances to the said John and his heirs for
ever as Witness whereof the said Ralph Stewart and Mary his Wife
has hereunto set their hands and affixed their Seals this day and year
above written Sign sealed and acknowledged in presence of

G Pearis                               Ralp Stewart {seal}
Charles Clay

Jonathan Toney                    Mary Stewart {seal}
George Pearis Junr

At Giles August Court 1806         This deed of bargain and sale from
Ralph Stewart and Wife to John Toney was proved by the Oaths of
the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.

                    Teste
                    John MC Taylor


Source: Giles County Virginia Deed Book A:12-13, LVA microfilm reel 1, Library of
Virginia, Richmond.

Note: This deed was recorded in Giles County, even though the land was in Montgomery and Tazewell counties and the grantor/grantee were listed as residents of Montgomery. Giles County was formed the year this deed was executed. Changing boundaries certainly contributed to this situation.

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Deed, Monroe County, 1804

This Indenture made this eighteenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and four, Betwixt Michal Kissinger & Molly his Wife, and, Mathias Kissinger & Nutty his wife, the one part, and George Wykle of the other, each of the County of Monroe & State of Virginia, Witnesseth, that the said Michal Kissinger & Molly his wife, & Mathias Kissinger and Nutty his wife, for and in Consideration of the sum of one dollar current money of said State, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof, they do hereby acknowledge, have bargained and sold, and by these presents, do Bargain and Sell, unto the said George Wykle, and his heirs, a certain tract or parcel of land containing forty eight acres, lying and being in Monroe County, betwixt Back Creek & Indian Creek, it being part of a survey of 309 acres made for Mathias Kissinger the 5th day of May 1792, for which a Pattent issued to him, bearing the date the 27th day of August 1800 – and made over by deed of conveyance from Andrew Kissinger and others, as heirs of said Mathias Kissinger now Deceased – said 48 acres being the part betwixt his own and Frederick Bakers, & is bounded as followeth, to wit, Beginning at a buckeye, lynn & elm, the old Beginning Corner, by a run edge and back the open line up a steep hill, South, sixteen degrees, east, ten pole to beach and maple saplings, on hill side, on said line, thence through the survey, South, sixty eight degs, west, sixty pole to two beaches and an ironwood on hill side, & corner to Bakers part, & with North, fourteen degrees, east, one hundred & twenty four pole to three dogwoods on the opposite line and leave Bakers, and with old line, South, seventy eight degrees, east, sixty two pole, to old corner, white oak, maple & dogwood, & east, forty pole to a white oak, red oak, & sugartree & south, twenty five degrees, east, twenty seven pole, to three white oaks, by a path, corner to Johnston’s, and south, fifty degrees, west, sixty pole, to a white oak, & south 48 degrees, east twenty four pole to the Beginning, with all its ways, waters, water courses, houses, barns, buildings, fields fences, and all the appertenances thereon, as thereunto Belonging, unto the said George Wykle and his heirs and assigns, to the sole use and behoof of the said George Wykle and his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Michal Kissinger & Molly his wife and Mathias Kissinger & Nutty his wife for themselves, and their heirs, Doth Covenant with the said George Wykle & his heirs the said tract or parcel of land, from themselves & their heirs, to the said George Wykle and his heirs, against all and every person, or persons whatsoever will warrant, and will forever defend, In withness whereof, they do hereby set their hands and seals, the day and year above written

signd, seald & acknowledged in the presence of
                    Matthias Kissinger {seal}     Michal Kissinger {seal}
                    Nutty Kissinger {seal}         Molly Kissinger {seal}

    Monroe, September Court 1804 ~
            This deed of Bargain and Sale, from Michal Kissinger & Molly his wife, and Mathias Kissinger & Nutty his wife, to George Wykle, was produced in Court, & acknowledged the wives being first privately examined according to law, and ordered to be recorded                     Copy, test, John Hutchison, Clk


Source: Monroe County Virginia, Deed Book A:386, LVA microfilm reel 31, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed, Monroe County, 1800

15th day of April 1800

Bradley Doulton and Dorraty his wife to George Wykle and Phillip Wykle and their heirs

“. . . in consideration of the sum of one dollar”

a parcel of land containing 35 acres on the waters of Indian Creek where Rachel Hanady formerly lived; part of a 335 acre survey made for David Scarbrough which joins the land of William Campbell and John McNutt, conveyed by David Scarbrough and Elisabeth his wife to Doulton on 26 June 1798.


Source: Monroe County Virginia Deed Book A:223-224, LVA microfilm reel 31, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed, Augusta County, 1832

[blank] day of [blank] 1832

John Michael Senr administrator of George Wichel dec’d to Daniel Wichel son of the said George Wichel

“John Michael as administrator and as well as on the part of the other heirs of the said George Wichel decd for 400 pounds . . .”

a parcel of land on the waters of Thorny Branch containing by survey 227 acres & 112 poles adjoining the lands of Rhodes, Messersmith, Philips & Miller

[no names of other heirs listed]


Source: Augusta County Virginia Deed Book 54:223-224, LVA microfilm reel 22, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed, Berkeley County, 1787

This Indenture made this 19th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven Between John & Margaret Walter of Berkeley County State of Virginia of the one part and George Weigle of the said County and state aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said John & Margaret Walter for the just and full sum of eighty pounds current money of Pennsylvania the receipt whereof he hath hereby acknowledged doth give grant bargain and sell alien and confirm unto him the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns all that part of a lott of land or portion of ground lying and being in Berkeley County town of Martinsburg know [now] distinguished and conveyed as follows Via one half of the lott No 10 lying and being in the town aforesaid Beginning at a stake in Queen Street corner to lott No 11. Thence with the said street 100 feet to a stake at the said street then leaving the said street and running square with the same across lott 103 feet to a stake standing on the line of lott No 33 then with the said line 100 feet to a stake corner of lott No 33 then leaving the line of lott No 33 and running with a line of lott No11 one hundred and three feet to the beginning containing [378/2 ?] square poles. The said lott was granted to John Walter from and under under [word repeated] the hand of William Skinner and to William Skinner from and under the hand of John Coblin and to him conveyed by Adam Stephen and recorded amongst the records of this town and county and also all houses buildings ways waters orchards and water courses profits commodities hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said half lott of land belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and [al– ?] the estate right title and interest use trust property claim and demand of him the said John & Margaret Walter of him to the said premises ^and all deeds evidences and writing touching or in any wise concerning the same to hold and to have the half lott above mentioned and all and singular the premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns forever to the only proper use and behoof of the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns forever Subject nevertheless to the conditions reservations rents and agreements [co–?] in the above mentioned deed from Adam Stephen Esquire to John Coblin from John Coblin to William Skinner recourse being thereto had more fully appear and the said John Walter for himself his Heirs and assigns doth covenant promise grant to and with the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns that he the said John Walter is legally seized of and in the premises and that he has good right full and absolute power and authority to grant and convey the same to the said George Wygle in manner & form aforesaid and also that the said George Wygle his Heirs and assigns shall and may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold possess and occupy the half lott above mentioned with its appurtenances without [?] trouble molestation hindrances interruption or denial of the said John Walter or any other person or persons whatsoever except as before excepted and further that the said John Walter his Heirs and assigns shall & will from time to time and at any time hereafter at the reasonable request and [co–?] of the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns make do execute or cause to be done and executed all and every such and other lawfull grants and appurtenances in law whatsoever for the further and better and more perfect granting and adjoining the half lott of land above mentioned unto the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns forever according to the true intent and meaning of these presents and by the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns his or their Council learned in the law shall be reasonably devised advised and required and Lastly Lastly [word repeated] that the said John Walter his Heirs and assigns the half lott and its appurtenances above mentioned unto the said George Weigle his Heirs and assigns against the said John Walter his Heirs and assigns and against all and every body whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents In Witness whereof the said John and Margret Walter hath set and affixed their hand and seal the day and year above written.

Signed and Delivered                     John Waltz {seal}
in presence of                                   her
                                            Margret X Waltz {seal}
                                                      mark

Received of George Weigle the sum of eighty pounds it being the consideration money above mentioned witness my hand this 19th day of June 1787.

                                                   John Waltz {seal}

At a Court held for Berkeley County the 19th day of June 1787 This Indenture together with the receipt under written were acknowledged by John Walter and Margret his wife parties thereto she being first privately examined as the law [?] and ordered to be recorded.
                                                   Test. Mo. Hunter


Source: Berkeley County, Virginia, Deed Book 7, 1786-1787:292 – 294, microfilm reel 19, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

Note: The spelling of the grantor’s surname appears as both Walter and Waltz in the deed book from which this transcription is taken. I do not know which spelling is more representative.

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Deed of Bargain and Sale, Monroe County, 1800

This Indenture made the seventeenth day of June in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred Between James Ellison of the one part, and Samuel Kantly of the other part, both of the State of Virginia, Witnesseth, that the said James Ellison, for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings, lawful money of Virginia, to him in hand paid, by the said Samuel Cantly, the Receipt whereof, he doth hereby acknowledge, have bargained, sold, aliened, [enscoffed ?], and confirmed, and By these Presents, do grant, bargain, sell, alien, [enscoff ?], and confirm, to the said Samuel Cantly, and his heirs, forever, a certain tract, or parcel of land containing six hundred acres by survey made for said Ellison, bearing date the eighteenth day of June one thousand seven hundred and ninety lying and being in the County of Monroe on Indian Creek, a Branch of New River, joining the lands of Lewis Bootten, David Kohr, and Joseph Seirs, and the said two hundred and thirty six, is Bounded as followeth, so wit, Beginning at pine and Spanish oak, corner to the said survey, and thence through the same North forty five degrees, East eighteen poles, to two white oaks, and North forty^two degrees West ninety two poles, to a buckeye and hickory, on the branch of the creek, and North twenty five degrees, West sixty two poles down and across the creek, to two white oaks on a line of the said survey, and with same, North forty degrees, West fifteen poles to two white oaks, and North eighty seven degrees, West sixteen poles, to two hickorys, and North seventy degrees, West sixty poles, to an ash, and South seventy one degrees, West forty forty two [poles] to white oak, South twenty two degrees, West ninety six poles, to a white oak and South fifty degrees, West fifty four [poles] to white oak corner to Seirs, and with same, South sixty degrees, West ninety poles, to three white oaks, South forty five degrees, East sixty two to walnutt, corner same, and leave same, North eighty two, East twenty four [poles] to walnutt and elm, and North seventeen degrees, East thirty four [poles] to two hickories on the Bank of the creek, and North forty one degrees, East one hundred and forty four poles crossing and up the creek to two sowerwoods and a white oak, and South twenty five degrees, East forty eight [poles] to two white oaks, and South eight degrees, East one hundred and four poles, poplar and Spanish oak, and South sixty eight, East one hundred and seventy eight poles to the Beginning, with all its appurtenances, thereunto belonging, or in any wise appurtaining to have and to hold, the said tract or parcel of land, with its appurtenances, to the said Samuel Cantly and his heirs forever, and the said James Ellison, at the time of sealing and delivering of this Indentures, is seised of sure and indefeasible ^Estate of inheritance in fee simple, of, and in the tract, and parcel of land, hereby conveyed, and every part thereof, and that the land is now, and forever hereafter, shall remain, free and clear of, and from all incumbrances, or charges, of what nature, or, kind so ever, made, done, or suffered, by him, or any person claiming by or, under him, and the said James Ellison, will forever, warrant, and defend, the said tract, or parcel of land, hereby conveyed to the said Samuel Cantly, his heirs or assigns forever against the claim, or demand of any person, or persons whatsoever in witness and year above written                    James Ellison {seal}
                                                                 Elisabeth Ellison {seal}
Signed, sealed, and delivered
in the presence of
John Hutchinson
           At a court held for Monroe County, at the house of T. L. Alexander Esq. on Tuesday the seventeenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred. This Deed of Bargain and Sale from James Ellison and Elisabeth his wife, to Samuel Cantly, was acknowledged in Court, she this Elisabeth, being first privately examined as the law directs ~ And Ordered to be Recorded
                                                                         Test. John Hutchinson


Source: Monroe County, VA Deed Book, 1799-1805:58 – 59, reel 31, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed of Bill and Sale, Raleigh County, 1884

This deed made this 27th day of March 1884, between George
W. Cantley and Drucilla Cantley his wife, Samuel Cantley
and Sarah Cantley his wife, James M. Clay and LoDaske Clay
his wife, James Jones and Caroline Jones his wife, John H.
Sarrett and Jeanette Sarrett his wife, John R. Combs and
Nancy J. Combs his wife and Rebecca J. Cantley widow of
James Cantley Decd heirs at law of Alexander Cantley Decd
all of the County of Raleigh & State of West Virginia of the first
part, and James A. Cantley of the County and State afore-
said of the second part. Witnesseth, that for in in consideration
of the sum of Forty-Four Dollars in the receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged by parties of the First part, The said parties of the first
part do this day bargain, sell and convey and by these presents do
bargain, sell and convey all their rights, title and claim to two
(2) tracts or parcels of land containing respectively thirty five
acres and twenty acres, more or less, And bounded and describ-
ed as follows. Situate in the County of Raleigh, State of West
Virginia, On the Marsh Fork of Big Coal River, Tract No. 1 Begin-
ning at two red buds and Elm Sprout in the Sugar Camp hollow
and on a line of the said Abbott and Hood’s survey, thence a
straight line up the hollow to the top of the ridge between
said hollow and Dry Creek cornering on two Chestnut oaks
thence down the ridge to a sugar tree, thence a straight line
to two Chestnut oaks on the Lick Point, thence down said point
to said Abbott’s and Hood’s line, and with said line to the beginning
containing Thirty Five acres, more or less. Tract No. 2. Beginning
at the Mouth of Rock Creek, on a white oak and Black oak,
corner in Old Original Whitcroft survey and with line of Henry
B. Clay heirs to where the road now runs, thence down with
the road to a stake at the lower end, thence a straight line
to the river, thence with the meanders of the river up to the
beginning containing twenty acres, More or less.


Source: Raleigh County Deeds [microfilm] Volume I, pages 61 – 63, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Charleston, West Virginia.

Plat No. 1 (coming soon)
Plat No. 2 (coming soon)

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