Hardy County Land Documents

Sale of land from Martin McNemar to Hiram Wilson, 26 March 1849
This document was abstracted by Chuck Swanson from the original records. Material illegible or difficult to read is shown in brackets [ ]. Also mentioned in the document are:McNeill and McMechen.
This indenture made this 26 day of March 1849 between Martin McNemar [Senior?] of the one part and Hiram Wilson of the other part all of the County of Hardy and the State of Virginia, Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of sixty dollars in hand paid by the said Hiram Wilson ....

.... assign a certain tract of land lying and being in said County of Hardy on Pattersons Creek Mountain adjoining the land of McNeils heirs and McMechen heirs and bounded as follows Beginning at a sugar in McMechens heirs lines on the cedar knob thence N69-W124 poles to a black oak and chestnut oak in McNeils line then with his line N15-E67 poles crossing a drain to some chestnut oaks then leaving said line N31-E122 poles to two white oaks on the east side of the top of the mountain thence at N70-E36 poles to a large white oak and two red oak sapling in McMechens line thence with the same S32-W115 to the Beginning containing sixty two acres more or less .....

Martin McNemar [senior?] (seal)

Witnessed before Justices of the Peace Henry Smith and William J. Cunningham.

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