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Deed, Monroe County, 1817

This Indenture made this 14th day of October one thousand eight hundred seventeen Between Rebecah Cantly widow of Samuel Cantly decd, John Wyatt & Eleanor his wife late Eleanor Cantly, Alexander Cantly & Mary his wife John Cantly, Sally Cantly, James Cantly Rebecah Cantly, Mary Cantly & William Cantly, heirs & representatives of Samuel Cantly Decd of the one part & Alexander Clark of the other part each of the County of Monroe & state of Virginia Witnesseth, that for & in consideration of the sum one dollar to them in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge have baggained & sold and by these presents do bargain and sell unto the said Alexander Clark and his heirs a certain Tract of land lying on Indian Creek in the county of Monroe containing forty four acres be the same more or less part of a survey of six hundred acres made for James Ellison Senr dated the 18th day of June 1790 patented the 5th day of March 1792 to said James Ellison. Beginning at a white oak and a steep bank corner old survey and Joseph Siers and with S50 W90 poles to three white oaks S47 E62 poles to a walnut on the bank of the creek thence leaving Siers up the creek N82 E24 pl to an elm and walnut N17 E34 pl to two hickories on the creek bank & N41 E55 pl to a large white oak & dogwood on the opposite line thence through the survey N53 W 47 pl to the Beginning crossing Indian Creek, with its appurtenances to the said Alexander Clark to the sole use & behoof of the said Alexander Clark and his heirs & assigns forever, and the said widow & heirs and representatives for themselves & their heirs doth covenant with the said Alexander Clark & his heirs the said Tract of Land from themselves And their heirs to the said Alexander Clark & his heirs & assigns forever will warrant & forever defend aginst all claims or claims whatever in witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals this day and year first above written
Signd, Seald & delivered in the presence of Rebecky Cantley {seal}
Joshua Butcher                                      Eleanor Wyatt {seal}
James Clark                                           John Canly {seal}
                                                               John Wyatt {seal}

Monroe County To wit
           We William McDaniel and Georg Walker Justices of the peace in the county afore said stat of Virginia Do hereby certify that Eleanor Wyatt the wife of John Wyatt Rebecky Cantly widow of Samuel Cantly Deceased and John Cantly partys to a certain Deed for the conveyance of real estate to Alexander Clark Bearing Date this 14th Day of October 1817 and hereto anext personally appeared before us in our county aforesaid and the said Eleanor Wyatt being examined by us prively and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her she the said Eleanor Wyatt Rebecky Cantly and John Cantly acknowledged the same to be their acts and deeds and declared thy had willingly signed sealed and declared the same and they wished not to retract it given our hands and seals this 14th day of October 1817.                                                                                   William McDaniel {seal}
                                                                          George Walker {seal}

Monroe Clks office Oct 14 1817
This Deed of Bargain & Sale from the heirs of Samiel Cantly Decd & Alexander Clark was acknowledged before two Magistrates & certified
                                   Teste
                                   Jno Hutchison Jr CMC


Source: Monroe County Deed Book G, 1818 – 1823:327-328, LVA microfilm reel 35,
Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Deed, Monroe County, 1824

This Indenture made this fourth day of August one thousand eight hundred and twenty four, Between Alexander Cantley and Polley his wife of the one part and Thomas Scott of the other part, each of the county of Monroe and state of Virginia, Witnesseth that the said Alexander Cantley and Polly his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to them in hand paid by the said Thomas Scott at or befor the ensealling of these presents the receipt thereof they do hereby acknowledge, have bargained and sold unto the aforesaid Thomas Scott the one full and equal undivided eighth part of a tract or parcel of land which Samuel Cantley the father of the said Alexand Cantley died seized of and which eighth part is the part belonging to the said Alexander Cantley as one of the legatees of the said Saml deceased, and which undivided one eighth part of land the said Alexander Cantley and Polley his wife to the said Thomas Scott will warrant and forever defend from themselves and their heirs and from all and every claim or demand whatever, to the sole use and behoof of the said Thomas Scott with is appertainances forever.            In Witness whereof they have hereunto set there hands and seals this day and date first above written
In Presents of }
                           Alexander Cantley {seal}

                                   her
                           Polly X Cantley {seal}
                                   mark

Monroe County to wit
                                   We William McDaniel and John Pack Justices of the Peace in and for said county do hereby certify that Alexand Cantley and Polly Cantley the wife of the said Alexander Cantley personally appeared before us in our said county and they being parties to the within deed for the conveyance of real estate and acknowledged the same to be their acts and deeds and wished us to certify the same to the clerk of the county court of Monroe aforesaid, in order that the same may be recorded, she the said Polly being examined prively and apart from her said husband, declared she had willingly signed sealed and dellivered the same and that she wished not to retract it           Given under our hands and seals the fourth day of August 1824.                                    William McDaniel {seal}
                                   John Pack {seal}

Monroe County Clerks Office 4th August 1824
                                   This deed of bargain and sale from Alexander Cantley and Polly his wife to Thomas Scott was acknowledged before two Justices of the Peace and by them certified and the same is comitted to be recorded.
                       Teste.    Isaac Hutchison CMC


Source: Monroe County Virginia Deed Book H, 1823-1826:156-157, LVA microfilm reel 36, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Oath, Monroe County, 1816

Monroe County to wit ~

          This day John Wyatt
made oath that to the best
of his knowledge that Alexr
Cantley is 21 years of age
from under my hand & seal
this 9th day of April 1816
          J. Hutchinson


Source: Monroe County, Virginia Marriage Records, File 2, Jacket 1611 [Alexander Cantley & Polly Scott], LVA microfilm reel 58, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Estate Account, Monroe County, 1850s

The Estate of George Wikel deceased In account with Christopher J. Beirne Executor thereof

(Debits)

1851
Nov. 15. Cash pd Wm Chambers, $8.00
Nov. 19. Cash pd N. Harrison, $5.00

1852
[n.d.] Cash pd Clerk of Monroe, $3.82
Jan. 1. Cash pd Estill & Watts, $2.50
Jan. 27. Cash pd Cyrus B. Campbell, Jacob Pile, & Frederick Pikes appraisers – $3.00
Nov. To Commission to Executor for his services – 5 pr ct on Estate, $103.37
Nov. 15. Cash pd Lettitia Wikel, $650.00
Nov. 15. Cash pd Wm Wikel, $150.00
Dec. 13. Cash pd Alexr Wikel, $50
Dec. 28. Cash pd John Clark, Auctioneer, $2.00

1853
[n.d.] Cash pd Clerk of Monroe, 3.44
Jan 3. Cash pd Philip J. Wikel, $40.25
Feb. 2. Cash pd Geo. Wikel Jr, $76.00
Feb. 14. Cash pd Eli Wikel, $50.00
Feb. 14. Cash pd Eli Wikel for Henry Wikel, $100.00
Feb. 20. Cash pd Emanuel Beckner, $1.00
May 21. Cash pd H. Wiseman, $16.17
May 21. Cash pd Henry Wiseman, $102.05
Oct. 10. Cash pd Philip J. Wikel, $59.76
Nov. 23. Cash pd Clerk of Monroe & Comr for this Settlement, $3.26

(Credits)

1851
Nov. By cash on hand at Testators death, $15.00

1852
Nov. 15. By Amount of sale of Estate, $2,038.44
Nov. 15. By Amount of Richd Ramsey’s Note, $4.45.

1853
Jan. 17. By Cash Amount of Joseph Ramsey’s Note, $4.65
Apr. 19. By Cash returned by N. Harrison, $5.00

“The foregoing is a correct statement of the accounts of C.J. Beirne Exor of Geo Wikel decd as shown to me by said Executor, showing a balance in his hands of $637.92 which should bear interest from 15 May 1853 ~ On the morning of the first day of the County Court of this county December Term 1853 I posted a notice on the Court House door stating that his accounts were before me for settlement & no exception have[sic] been taken thereto.

Respectfully submitted ~ Geo W. Hutchinson Comr April 1st 1854”


Source: Monroe County Virginia Fiduciary Records, Case No. 725, File 110:89 – 90, LVA microfilm reel 26, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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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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Will, Monroe County, 1851

In the name of God Amen, I George Wikel of the County of Monroe and State of Virginia being of sound mind and disposing memory do make & ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows:

First – I direct that my Executors herein after named shall as soon as convenient after my death make sale of all my estate of every kind both real and personal or otherwise upon a credit of Twelve months requiring bond and good security of the purchasers – excepting only one womans saddle, one chest, one spinning wheel, and one Bed, Bedstead, & the necessary furniture or covering therefor which I give and bequeath absolutely to my beloved wife Letitia Wikel and my Executor is hereby directed to select for my said wife the same Bed & Bedstead which we commonly use & occupy for ourselves.
2nd I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Letitia as her absolute property to be disposed of as she may choose the one third of all the nett proceeds of my estate of every kind, both real & personal, after my debts and funeral expenses and all proper costs attending the sale above mentioned have first been paid by my executor.
3 – I give and bequeath to my son Jacob Wikel a legacy of seventy five dollars to him & his heirs forever –
4th I give to my daughter Elizabeth Williams and her husband Jeremiah O. Williams One hundred and fifty dollars
5th I give and bequeath to my son Wm Wikel one hundred and fifty dollars
6th I give and bequeath to my son Henry Wikel One hundred dollars
7th I give and bequeath to the children and heirs of my son John Wikel who is dead and whose children are not residents of this Commonwealth One hundred and fifty dollars to be equally divided amongst them all
8th I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret Wiseman and her husband Robert K. Wiseman the sum of fifty dollars
9th I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Magdaline Crawford and her husband Thomas Crawford one hundred and fifty dollars provided the said Mary Magdaline should be living at the time of my death. If not the said one hundred and fifty dollars to be equally given and divided amongst all the lawful children and heirs of my said daughter.
10th To my son Alexander Mathews Wikel I give and bequeath Fifty dollars
11th To my daughter Nancy Wiseman and her husband Henry Wiseman I give and bequeath One hundred dollars
12th To my son Ely Wikel I give and bequeath the sum of fifty dollars
13th To my son George Wikel I give and bequeath the sum of One hundred dollars
14th To my son Philip Jackson Wikel I give and bequeath the sum of One hundred dollars
15th It is my will and desire that after the payment of debts and funeral expenses, that the legacies herein left to my beloved wife are to be first satisfied and to have precedence over the rest – and if after the legacies to her and the other legatees herein mentioned are all satisfied there should be a surplus still remaining, it is my will and desire that the said surplus should be equally give and divided by my Executor amongst my twelve children or the children of each of them as may be dead who in in [word repeated] that case are to receive the share or portion of such father or mother as may be dead.
     And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my friend Christopher J. Beirne Executor of this my last will & Testament – In Witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 21st day of June 1851     his
Signed sealed acknowledged                           George X Wikle      {seal}
& Executed by the testator in the                              mark
presence & hearing of us who at his request and in his presence
have subscribed our names as witnesses
Nathl Harrison
Wm Erskine
Frederick Harris


Source: Monroe County Virginia Will Book 5:65-66, microfilm reel 69, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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Brand Registration, Monroe County, 1804

At a Court held for Monroe County the 18th day of September
1804 — on the motion of Samuel Clarke it is ordered to be
Recorded that the ear mark of his stock — is as follows
a half crop on the upper part of the right and a half
crop on the under part of the left ear.

                Teste Isaac Hutchison


Source: Monroe County Deed Book 1799 – 1805:398, microfilm reel 31, Library of Virginia, Richmond.

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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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Will, Monroe County, 1808

In the name of god amen I Sarah Clark of the County of Monroe
and State of Virginia being sick and wake [weak] in body but of sound
mind and disposing memory for which I thank god and calling
to mind the uncertinty of humin life and being desirous of disposing
of all such Wourldley Estate as it hath pleased god to bless me
with, I give and bequeath the same in manner following,
that is to say ~

First
I give and bequeath to the heirs of my son James Clark
deceased one dollar current and lawfull money of
the United States amongst them equally to be divided. I also
further give to his oldest Daughter Sally Clark my side
Saddle, my bed and furniture, Spinning wheel, and one year-
ling heifer to be held by hir and hir heirs forever ~
Second,
I give and bequeath to my Daughter Rebekah Cantly one
bay mare and one pewter dish to be held by hir and hir heirs
forever
Thirdly,
I give and bequeath to my son William Clark two dollars
current and lawfull money of the United States ~
Fourthly ~
I gave and bequeath to my son Ralph Clark one Negro boy called
Cinklear [Sinclair] to be held by him and his heirs forever
Fifthly ~
I give and bequeath to my Daughter Martha Campbell one
Negro girl named Lucy and one pott to be held by hir and
hir heirs forever ~
Sixthly ~
I will and bequeath to my son Alexander Clark, one dollar
Current and lawfull money of the United States, and also four
head of sheep ~
Seventhly
I give and bequeath to my son John Clark the upper end of
my land, being that part on which he now lives, beginning at
a Corner in the head of the linn hollow and running from
thence to his Clabard tree, from thence to the spring, thence
up the spur to it Joins William Burks line, or the line that was
said Burks, at the head of the big hollow, and one Negro boy called
Theappilis, and also one milch Cow to be held by him and
his heirs forever ~
Eightly ~
I will and bequeath to my son Samuel Clark that part of my
Land on which I now live, being the old Improved part of
the same, and also my Negro woman ^Girl named Grace, and
my Negro boy named Maddison together with all the remain-
ing part of my Stock, furniture, and farming Utensils, not yet
disposed off [of] to be held by him and his heirs forever ~
And lastly I do hereby Constitute and Appoint my friends
Samuel Cantly and Ralph Clark executors of this my
last will and testament herby revoking all other or
former wills of testaments by me heretofore made in writing
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my
Seal this twenty sixth day of May one thousand eight
hundred and eight.           hir
                             Sarah X Clark {seal}
                                    mark
Signed, sealed, published and
declared, as, and for the last will and
Testament of the above named Sarah
Clark in thepresence of us

Samuel Clark
Michael Kisinger
          his
Mathias X Kisinger
         mark

                  At Monroe December Court 1809
The last will and Testament of Sarah Clark dec’d
was presented in Court & proven by the oaths of Samuel
Clark, Michael Kissinger & Mathias Kissinger Subscribing
witnesses thereto tis ordered to be recorded ~
                  A Copy
                       Test
                          J Hutchinson C.M.C.


Source: Sarah Clark will, 28 May 1810, Will Book 1, 1799 – 1817:167 – 168, Monroe County, Virginia, microfilm reel 67, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Note: Sarah was married to Alexander Clark1, and was mother to Rebekah Clark who married Samuel Cantley2.

1 Will of Alexander Clark, 12 June 1794, Will Book 1:87, Greenbrier County, Virginia, County Commission, Lewisburg, West Virginia.

2 Saml Cantley and Rebecca Clark, 3 February 1789, Marriage Book 1A:17, Greenbrier County, Virginia, County Commission, Lewisburg, West Virginia.

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