Hardy County Land Documents

Sale of land from Hiram and Catherine Wilson to Daniel R. McNeill July 23, 1851
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: Samuel McMechin, Martin McNemar.
This indenture made this 23rd day of July in the year of our Lord 1851 Between Hiram Wilson & Catherine his wife of the County of Hardy and the State of Virginia of the one part and Daniel R. McNeill of the County and State aforesaid of the other part, Witnesseth: that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars current money of Virginia to the said Hiram Wilson in hand by the said Daniel R. McNeill ...
... a certain tract of land ... being in the County of Hardy (except that portion there of which lies in conflict with a tract of land belonging to the heirs of Samuel McMechin [deceased?] being seven and one half acres of land and situate on the waters of Pattersons Creek & adjoining the lands of Daniel R. McNeill [now deceased?] and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at a sugar in McMechin heirs line on the cedar knob thence N69-W124 poles to a black oak & chestnut oak in McNeills line thence with his line N15-E67 poles [crossing?] a drain to four chestnut oaks thence leaving said line S81-E122 poles to a white oak and two red oak saplings in the McMechins line thence with the same S32-W115 poles to the Beginning - containing sixty two acres more or less it being the same tract of land that was granted by the Commonwealth of Virginia to Martin McNemar by patent bearing date the 9th day of May 1835 & by the said Martin McNemar conveyed to the said Hiram Wilson by deed of bargain & sale bearing date the 26th day of March 1849 ...
Hiram Wilson (seal)
Catherine   X   Wilson (seal)

Witnessed before the county Clerk James Gamble

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