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PARKE COUNTY, INDIANA DEEDS


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BLAKE  --  COONS

BLAKE, Nathan to James L. COONS --This indenture, made the nineteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two between Nathan Blake and Martha his wife of the county of Parke and State of Indiana of the first part and James L. Coons of the same place of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of thirty dollars, lawful money to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, doth hereby give, grant, bargain, sell, convey, and assigns forever the following tract of land situated lying and being in the County of Parke and State aforesaid and known and designated as follows, to wit: being part of the west half of the southwest quarter of section (34) thirty-four in Township number (15) fifteen north of range (6) six west containing 10 acres to be the same more or less. To have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the rights privileges and appurtenance thereof unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever; and the said party of the first part, for themselves their heirs and executors covenant and agree with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that they are lawfully seized of the premises aforesaid and that they are free from all encumbrances and the said premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part his heirs and  assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all persons the said party of the first part and their heirs executors and administrators will forever warrant and defend. In testimony whereof the said party of the first part  have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.  Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of  Samuel Davis N. M. Mershon Nathan Blake  Martha Blake State of Indiana County of Parke  Be it remembered that on this day, to wit: the 19th day of October A.D.  1842 before me the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace in and for said county, personally came the within named Nathan Blake and Martha Blake, his wife, and severally acknowledged that they signed, sealed and delivered the within deed of conveyance for the use and purpose therein contained, and Martha, wife of the said Nathan Blake, being by me first examined separate and apart from her said husband and the contents of said deed being by me made known to her acknowledged that she signed, sealed and delivered the  same as her own voluntary act without compulsion or coercion from her said husband. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year above written. Samuel Davis,  J.P. Recorded October 28th 1842 John G. Davis, Recorder
(Martha Blake was the daughter of William and Hannah Miner Noble and first married Thomas Ray in Franklin County, KY. She married Nathan Blake in Parke County.)


Coons to Cornell


This Indenture made the nineteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two, between James L. Coons and Elizabeth his wife of the county of Parke and State of Indiana of the first part, and Jesse Cornell of the County of Parke and State of Indiana of the second part, witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars, lawful money to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged doth hereby give, grant, bargain, and sell convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever the following tract of land situated, lying and being in the county of Parke and State of Indiana and known and designated as  follows,   towit: the West half of the South west quarter of section thirty four (34) in Township (15) fifteen North of Range 6 six west Containing 80 acres be the same more or less. To have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the  rights privileges and appurtenances thereof unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part for themselves their heirs, and executors, covenant and agree with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that they are lawfully seized of the premises aforesaid and that they are free from all incumbrances; and the said premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of   all persons, the said party of the first part and their heirs, executors,  and administrators will forever warrant and defend. In testimony whereof the said party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.    Signed Sealed and delivered in } James L. x Coons (LS)  presence of Samuel Davis } Elizabeth x Coons (LS) N. M. Mershon State of Indiana County of Parke, Sct  Be it remembered that on this day to wit the 19th day of October A.D. 1842 before me, the undersigned as Justice of the Peace in and for said
county, personally came the within named James L. Coons and Elizabeth Coons his wife and severally acknowledged that they signed sealed and delivered the within deed of conveyance for the uses and purposes therein contained: And Elizabeth the wife of the said James L. Coons being by first examined separate and apart from her said husband & the contents of the said deed  being by me made known to her, acknowledged that she signed Sealed and delivered the same as her own voluntary act without any compulsion or coersion from her said husband. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set  my hand and seal the day and year above written.  Saml Davis, J.P. (Seal)
Recorded October 28th 1842
John G. Davis, Recorder


DELP

DELP, Jonas of Parke County, Indiana was issued a land patent by the Crawfordsville General Office Nov 10, 1840.  Certificate No. 33501 for the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Sec. 13, Twp 17 N. of Rg. 7 W.  Cash case for 40 acres approved by President Van Buren.  (Thanks to Bryan Delp for this) -- Document may be seen at the following URL  (http://home.hawaii.rr.com/flyinbryan/Jonas%20Land%20Grant.gif)

DELP, Urial of Parke County, Indiana was issued a land patent by the Crawfordsville General Land Office July 1, 1852.  Certificate No. 35886 for the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Sec. 13 in Twp 17 N of Rg 7W.  Cash sale for 40 acres approved by President Millard Fillmore.  Again, thanks to Bryan Delp


 

HINES  -- MILLER

This Indenture, made this Second day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty six between Henry Hines of the County of Ozark and State of Missouri of the first part, and John Miller & Tobias Miller of the County of Parke and State of Indiana of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the Sum of Eight hundred and fifty dollars, to the said party of the first part, by the party of the Second part in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained and Sold, and by these presents doth grant, bargain, Sell and convey unto the said party of the Second part, all the following described pieces or parcels of land; lying and being in the County of Parke and State of Indiana and known and designated as follows, to wit, all of that part of the South east quarter Section twenty eight, in Township fifteen, North of Range Six west that  lies on the South Side of Big Raccoon Creek, Supposed to contain forty acres, to the same more or less To have and to hold, the above described premises, with all the appurtenances to the same belonging, to the said party of the second part, to their heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part, for themselves and his heirs, doth hereby Covenant  with the said party of the second part and their heirs that he is lawfully seized in fee of the premises aforesaid; that the premises are free and clear from all incumbrances whatsoever and that he will forever Warrant and defend the same with all the appurtenances, unto the said John Miller and Tobias Miller and to their heirs and assigns, against the lawful claim of all persons whatsoever. In witness whereof, the said Henry Hines and his Wife, who hereby relinquishes her right of dower to the above described premises, hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.Signed, Sealed, and delivered , in presence of) Henry Hines (Seal) Thomas L. Brown, William Williams )State of Missouri Ozark County SS ) Personally appeared before the undersigned one of the Acting Justices of peace of said County Henry Hines, acknowledged the  foregoing deed of Conveyence to be his voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned. Also the wife of the said who being by me examined, separate and apart from, and without the hearing of her of her said husband, and the full contents thereof being made known to her, acknowledged the foregoing instrument to be her voluntary act and deed, and  that she did sign, seal, and deliver, the same voluntarily without fear, coertion or compulsion of or from her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this 2. Day of April 1846  Thomas L. Brown (Seal) State of Missouri ) County of Ozark )I, Samuel Martin Clerk of the Circuit Court of said County Do hereby Certify that Thomas L. Brown, was duly Commissioned & qualified as a Justice of the Peace within and for said County and State before whom the within Deed of Conveyance was acknowledged was then and is an acting Justice of the Peace and his official acts, are entitled to full faith and credit. In testimony whereof I, Saml Martin Clerk of the Circuit Court of Ozark County, Mo. Have hereunto Set my hand and affixed my private seal (there being no Official seal yet provided) this the 6th day of April A.D. 1847. Recorded September 30th 1847 Samuel Martin Clerk (seal)
John G. Davis, Recorder  (Esq)


HINES  -- BLAKE

PARKE COUNTY, INDIANA DEEDS  This Indenture made this twenty third day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one between Jacob Hines & Sarah Hines  his wife of the county of Parke and State of Indiana of the first part and John Blake of the same place of the second part Witnesseth that the said  party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Seven hundred dollars, to them in hand, paid, the receipt thereof is acknowledged doth hereby give, grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said party of   the second part his heirs and assigns forever, all that certain tract or parcel of Land, situated lying and being in the county of Parke aforesaid and known and designated in the district of lands offered for Sale at Crawfordsville Indiana Viz, the South East quarter of the North west quarter of section twenty Eight in Township No fifteen North of Range six west, containing thirty acres to be the same more or less, all lying of the North side of Raccoon Creek & also the South East quarter of the North West quarter of section No Twenty eight in Township No. Fifteen North of Range six west containing forty (40) acres: and also ten acres bounded as follows, towit: commencing at the South east corner of the west half of the Northwest quarter of Section No twenty Eight Township and Range aforesaid thence North forty poles with the line dividing the West half and the East of the North west quarter of Section twenty Eight in said Township and Range, thence East with said line forty poles to the place of beginning containing ten acres To have and to hold the said granted and bargained  premises together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereof unto the said party of the first part, for themselves, their heirs , executors and administrators, doth covenant with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that they are lawfully seized of the premises above conveyed and that they are free from all incumbrances and the above bargained premises, in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party  of the second part his heirs and assigns, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons, the said party of the first part and their heirs will forever warrant and defend. In witness whereof the said party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written. (Jacob Hines ( )  Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of (Sarah Hines) Samuel Davis George Campbell State of Indiana Parke County, SS: Be it remembered that on this day, towit, the 23rd day of June A.D. 1841 before me the subscriber a Justice  of the Peace in and for said county personally came Jacob Hines and Sarah Hines being his wife, the grantors named in the foregoing deed of conveyance and severally acknowledged the signing and sealing said deed to  be their act and deed for the use and purposes therein contained, and Sarah Hines wife of the said Jacob Hines being by me first examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she signed and sealed said deed as her own voluntary act without any compulsion or coercion from her said husband, In testimony hereof, I have Set my hand and Seal the day and year above written. Samuel Davis, J.P. ( )
Recorded July the 6th A.D. 1841
John G. Davis, Recorder


SANDERS

This Indenture made this first day of February in the year of our Lord one   thousand eight hundred and thirty seven between Henry Sanders and Rachel Sanders his wife of the county of Parke and state of Indiana, of the first part and Jacob Hines of the county and State aforesaid of the second part  Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of fifteen dollars to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is acknowledged, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever, all that certain tract or parcel of land situated in Union Township Parke County Indiana towit commencing at the south east corner of the west half of the North west quarter of section twenty eight, in Township fifteen north of  range six west, thence north forty poles, with the line dividing the west half and the east half of the North west quarter of section twenty eight Township fifteen north of range six west thence west forty poles thence south forty poles to the line dividing the north west quarter and the south west quarter of section twenty eight in township fifteen north of range six west, thence forty poles east with said line to the place of beginning.   Estimated to contain ten acres - to have and to hold the said granted and bargained premises together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereof, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever; and the said party of the first part for their heirs executors and  administrators doth covenant with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns that they are lawfully seized of the premises above conveyed, and that they are free from all incumbrances, and the above bargained premises, in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all persons the said party of the first part, and their heirs
will forever Warrant and defend. In witness whereof the said party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written. signed, sealed and delivered in Henry Saunders (LS)  presence of George Hansel Rachel X Saunders (LS) Samuel Callaway
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State of Indiana Parke County S.S. Be it remembered that on this day towit  the first day of February A.D. 1837. Before me the subscriber an acting justice of the peace in and for said county, personally came Henry Saunders and Rachel his wife the grantors named in the foregoing deed of conveyance, and severally acknowledged the signing and sealing said (deed) to be their act and deed for the uses and purposes therein contained and Rachel Sanders wife of the said Henry Sanders being by me first examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she signed and sealed said deed as her own voluntary act, without any compulsion or coercion from her said husband. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
George Hansel J.P. (seal)
Recorded May 19th 1837

John G. Davis, Recorder


 

SYMMONDS -- Solomon -- Solomon Symmonds was issued a land patent by the Terre Haute Land Office Nov. 13, 1822 Document #471 for the W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Sec 13 Twp 15 (Adams), Parke County, Indiana.  Cash sale for 80 acres approved by President James Monroe.  Added by Edy-Rae Symmonds Christensen 3-30-2000.