Hardy County Land Documents

Sale of land between John and Mary Bacorn and William Wilson 2 August 1844
This document was abstracted by Chuck Swanson from the original records. Material illegible or difficult to read is shown in brackets [ ].
This Indenture, made the 2nd day of August in the year 1844 Between John Bacorn and Mary his wife of the County of Hardy in [the] State of Virginia of the one part, and William Wilson of the County and State aforesaid of the other part,
Witnessth, That the said John Bacorn and Mary his wife in consideration of one hundred dollars lawful money of this commonwealth to them in hand paid by the said William Wilson . . . a certain tract or parcel of land, being part of a tract of 340 acres patented to Oliver Taylor, the 20, January 1786, situated in the said County of Hardy and bounded as followath (to wit) Beginning at a line in William Harris's line and running with the said line S57'-E185 poles to a double sugar tree, and an ash in the forks of a (run?) corner to said Harris, thence with another of said Harris lines S12-W40 poles to a corner in the first line of the original survey of said Taylor, thence with the same S49 1/2-E27 poles to a black oak & cedar tree, substituted for said Taylor's second corner standing on a side of a ridge, thence with the second line of said Taylor's survey N7-E105 poles to a white oak on said ridge or Knobley Mountain, thence leaving the original lines of said Taylor's survey N49 1/2-W186 poles to three chesnut oaks from one root on the side of New Creek Mountain the same course continued 5 poles further to a stake in the last line of the said Taylor's survey, thence with said last line S35-W88 poles to the beginning, containing one hundred acres more or less, being the same tract of land as the same that was conveyed to the said John Bacorn by deed of bargain and sale from Henry Martin and Elizabeth his wife . . .
John Bacorn{seal}
Mary   X   Bacorn {seal}
transaction was made before Jos. Williams and Sam. Babb Hardy County Justices of the Peace

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