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Allen & Shelton Deed, 1850

Deborah Shelton Wood

Deed Book 13 p 535, 536 Patrick County, Virginia 1850

Charles M. and Mary Allen; Andrew J and Susannah Allen;
Thomas and Elizabeth D. Shelton; David and Martha Rodgers;
Asa and Polly S. Wood; Sarah Allen (widow of C. Anderson Allen);
Mastin and Lucretia Mabe; Benjamin Frashure

Transcribed from copy of original document from Patrick Co Va Courthouse by Deborah Shelton Wood

This indenture made and entered into this 21st day of June in the year 1850 between Charles M. Allen and Mary his wife, Andrew J Allen and Susannah his wife, Thomas Shelton and Elizabeth D. his wife, David Rodgers and Martha his wife, Asa Wood and Polly S his wife, Sarah Allen and Mastin Mabe and Lucretia his wife, all of the county of Patrick and state of Virginia of the first part and Benjamin Frasure of the same county and state of the other part.
Witnesseth that whereas Anthony M. Dupry as Commsr. under an interlocutory decree of the county court of Henry pronounced in the case of John D Blum ? against the heirs of Edward C Staples did on the 24th day of August 1844 convey by deed of that date to Anderson Allen of the county of Patrick a certain tract of land lying in the county of Patrick and designated and known as the Spring Tract containing 183 acres as by a survey made and bounded as laid down and described in said deed to which reference is hereby made and which is of record in the county court of Patrick County and whereas the said Anderson Allen did sell to Martin S. Spencer of the said county of Patrick fifty acres a part and parcel of said tract of one hundred and eighty three acres and taken off from the lower end thereof and whereas the said Anderson Allen has since departed this life leaving the said parties of the first part, his heirs and representatives at law and a portion of them his assignees or grantees of his said heirs and representatives and whereas the said parties of the first part have sold to Benjamin Frasure of the county aforesaid all their rights title and interest in and to the residue that is to say one hundred and thirty three acres more or less of the said tract of one hundred and eighty three acres conveyed as aforesaid by the said Anthony M Dupry and whereas no survey of the said one hundred and thirty three acres more or less since the sale of the said fifty acres to the said Martin Spencer has been made so that the precise boundaries courses and distances of the same are not known to the said parties and they having agreed upon a certain line of boundary of that part of the said tract from which said fifty acres was taken off.
Now therefore this Indenture Witnesseth that the said Charles M. Allen and Mary his wife, Andrew J. Allen and Susannah his wife, Thomas Shelton and Elizabeth D. his wife, David Rodgers and Martha his wife, Asa Wood and Polly S. his wife, Sarah Allen, Mastin Mabe and Lucretia his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of nine hundred and ninety five dollars to them in hand paid at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Benjamin Frasure his heirs and assignees forever all their rights titles and interest in and to the aforesaid tract of one hundred and thirty three acres more or less lying and being in the county of Patrick as aforesaid and bounded by the metes and bounds laid down and described in the deed aforesaid from Anthony M. Dupry to the said Anderson Allen to which reference for a more particular description of the same is hereby made so far as the said metes and bounds may be applicable and bounded on the lower part of said tract by a certain boundary as agreed upon by said parties as follows to wit: Beginning at a maple on the north side of the old road a new corner agreed upon by the said parties, thence running to a black gum on a tract being the main tract below the spring thence nearly a straight line to a spanish oak in the back line together with all the estate right title interest and property claim and demand whatever of them the said Charles M Allen and Mary his wife, Andrew J. Allen and Susannah his wife, Thomas Shelton and Elizabeth D. his wife, David Rodgers and Martha his wife, Asa Wood and Polly S. his wife, Sarah Allen, Mastin Mabe and Lucretia his wife, in law or equity or otherwise however of into or out of the same, to have and to hold, the said tract or parcel of land and every part and parcel thereof with their appurtences unto the said Benjamin Frasure his heirs and assignees forever and to the only proper use and ? of him the said Benjamin Frasure his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Charles M. Allen and Mary his wife, Andrew J. Allen and Susannah his wife, Thomas Shelton and Elizabeth D. his wife, David Rodgers and Martha his wife, Asa Wood and Polly S. his wife, Sarah Allen and Mastin Mabe and Lucretia his wife for themselves their heirs executors and administrators do covenant promise and agree to and with the said Benjamin Frasure, his heirs and assignes to warrant and forever defend the said tract or parcel of land and promise hereby granted with its appurtenances unto the said Benjamin Frasure his heirs and assignes against them the said Charles M. Allen and Mary his wife, Andrew J. Allen and Susannah his wife, Thomas Shelton and Elizabeth D. his wife, David Rodgers and Martha his wife, Asa Wood and Polly S. his wife, Sarah Allen and Martin Mabe and Lucretia his wife, and their heirs and assignees and against all and every person or persons whatever, will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In writings whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals this day and date first above written.


Signed, sealed and delivered in ]
the presence of ]
R. Thomas ]
J. Tatum ]
M. S. Spencer ]
Polly S Wood (Seal) Charles M. Allen (Seal)
Sarah (her mark) Allen (Seal) Andrew J. Allen (Seal)
Lucretia (her mark) Mabe (Seal) Thomas Shelton (Seal)
Mastin Mabe (Seal) Elizabeth Shelton (Seal)
David Rodgers (Seal)
Mary Allen (Seal)
as to David Rodgers Asa Wood (Seal)
Susannah Allen (Seal)








Patrick County, to wit:
We Martin Cloud and William Critz Justices of the Peace in and for the County
aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Mary Allen the wife
of Charles M. Allen and Susannah Allen the wife of Andrew J. Allen parties to a
certain deed bearing date on the 21st day of June 1850 and hereunto (?
acknowledged) personally appears before us in our County aforesaid and being
examined by us privately and apart for their husbands and having the deed
aforesaid fully explained to them. They the said Mary Allen and Susannah Allen
acknowledged the same to be their act and deed and desire that they had
willingly signed sealed and delivered the same and that they wished not to
retract it. Given under our hands and seals, this 24th day of June in the year
1850.
Martin Cloud-(Seal)
Wm. Critz-(Seal)

[[pg. 535-c]]
Patrick County, to Wit;

We Richard Thomas and Silas Carter Justices of the Peace in and for the County
aforesaid in the State of Virginia, do hereby certify that Elizabeth D. Shelton
the wife of Thomas Shelton, Polly S. Wood the wife of Asa Wood, Lucretia Mabe
the wife of Martin Mabe, parties to a certain deed being dated on the 21st day
of June 1850 and here unto (?announces) personally appeared before us in our
County aforesaid and being examined by us privately and apart from their
husbands and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to them they the said
Polly Allen, Susannah Allen, Elizabeth D. Shelton, Martha Rodgers, Polly S Wood
and Lucretia Mabe, acknowledges the same to be their act and deed and declare
they had willingly signed sealed and delivered the same and that they wish not
to retract it.
Given under our hands and seals this 21st day of June in the year 1850.
R. Thomas-(Seal)
Silas Carter-(Seal)

Patrick County, To Wit;
We John Tatum and Richard Thomas Justices of the peace in and for the County
aforesaid in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that Martha Rodgers the
wife of David Rodgers party to a certain deed being dated on the 21st day of
June 1850 and hereunto (?announced) personally appeared before us in our
County and being examined by us privately and apart from her husband and having
the deed aforesaid fully explained to her, she the said Martha Rodgers
acknowledged the same to be her act and deed and declared she had willingly
singed sealed and delivered the same and that she wishes not to retract it.
Given under our Hand and Seals this 21st day of June 1850.
John Tatum (Seal)
R.Thomas (Seal)

In Patrick Clerks Office, 25th June 1850;
This deed of bargain and sale from Andrew J. Allen and Heirs of Anderson Allen
to Benjamin Frasure was acknowledged in the Clerks Office by the Parties and
admitted to record.

Teste
Samuel G. Staples, D. C.

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