Hardy County Land Documents
Sale of land from William Wilson of Coshocton Co., Ohio to Albert G. Watson
of Hardy County, 18 March 1859
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:Caleb Hinns (or Hines), James Hershey, Joseph Watson,
Daniel McNeill, John Smith of Sarah, Cornell, Babb, Marquiss, Bishop.
This Deed made this 18th day of March 1859 Between William Wilson of the
County of Coshocton and the State of Ohio, of the one part, and Albert G.
Watson of Hardy County, in the State of Virginia, of the other part.
Witnesseth: that for and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred
dollars, heretofore paid to the said William Wilson by the said Albert G.
Watson, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath bargained and sold
and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said Albert G. Watson
his heirs and assigns, two certain tracts of land, lying and being in the
county of Hardy and state of Virginia, on Thorn Run, a drain of Pattersons
Creek; the larger tract of this being the same that was patented to Caleb
Hinns and also conveyed to said Wilson by James Hershey and wife by deed
bearing date the _______ (left blank) day of ________(blank) 18______(blank)
and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at two white oaks near a drain
corner to Joseph Watson [Dan. McNeill] thence S11-W90 poles to a pine, thence
N45-W110 to four small pines on a hill side, thence 50 poles to a stooping
white [???] and a gum by said run, the same course continued 132 poles further,
thence S85-E252 poles to a line of Watson [Now or Dan?? McNeill] thence with
said line S5-W110 poles to the Beginning containing two hundred and ninety
acres; also one other tract, being the same that was patented to John Smith
of Sarah by patent bearing date the 30th day of June 1840. and by said Smith
conveyed to said Wilson, and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning a[t] three
pines Bishops corner thence S88-W80 poles to a pine, red oak and hickory on a
hill thence N44-W18 poles to two pines thence N34-E55 poles to a pine and
chesnut oak; thence N10-E25 poles to two white oaks and hickory[,] Babbs
corner, thence N15-W22 poles to a white oak corner to Marquiss on the south
side of Thorn Run, thence with this line N2-W98 poles to two white oaks
on the west side of drain a [d???ive] corner thence S40-E70 poles to two pines
corner to Cornell and Bishop; thence S149 poles to the Beginning
containing one hundred acres. To Have and to Hold the same before mentioned
two tracts of land, with its appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the
said Albert G. Watson his heirs, and assigns forever. And lastly the said
William Wilson does hereby warrant [generally?] the premises lands, conveyed.
Witness the following signature and seal.
William X Wilson (seal)
Witnessed before Justices of the Peace of Coshocton County, Ohio John Hague
and Thomas Angliss.
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