Deeds & Property Records

Name:    Thomas Anderson         

Date Filed:  January 3, 1842
County / State:
  Hamilton / Illinois
Source:  Hamilton County, Illinois Clerk

This Indenture made and entered into this 3rd day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty-two, between John Anderson and Mourning his wife of the County of Hamilton and the State of Illinois of the one party and Thomas Anderson of the same place of the other party witnesseth that the said John Anderson and Mourning Anderson parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars lawful money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said Thomas Anderson party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold remised and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell release and confirm unto the said Thomas Anderson his heirs and assigns forever all that certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the County of Hamilton and State of Illinois, known and designated as lot number twelve of section number sixteen in township No. five, south Range No. six east of the third principal meridian being a part of the land granted by the United States to the State of Illinois for school purposes.
  To have and to hold the above described premises together with the outhouses barns and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any way appertaining unto the said Thomas Anderson his heirs and assigns forever.
  And the said parties of the first part doth covenant and agree with the said parties of the second part that they are well seized of the premises aforesaid as a good and indefeasible estate in fee simple, and that they have good rights to bargain and sell the same manner and format as written and that the same is free from all encumbrances whatever, and we do further covenant that we will warrant and defend the right and title of the said premises to the said Thomas Anderson from the claim or claims of all and every person whatsoever.
  In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and the year first above written.  Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
  James Allen              John Anderson
  Robert Page             Mourning {her mark} Anderson
State of Illinois
Hamilton County
I John W. Marshall a justice of the peace in and for said county certify that John Anderson and Mourning his wife whose signatures appear to the forgoing conveyance and who are personally known to me did severely acknowledge that they had executed the same for the use and purposes therein mentioned and contained and the said Mouring Anderson having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed and examined separate and apart from her husband acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed freely voluntarily and without any compulsion from her said husband.
In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 3rd day of January, 1842.
John W. Marshall  JP
Filed for record August 16th A.D. 1846 at 10 o'clock P.M.
J. S. Sneed, Recorder