William Clouston Deeds

Submitted by BJ and Don Clouston.

Marshall County Deed book 11, page 330, Lot 11, Cameron
William Clouston Deed

William McConaughy et al |
To }Deed for lot in Cameron |
___William Clouston_______|

This deed made the fourteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven between William McConaughy and Margaret his wife of the first part and William Clouston of the second part. Witnesseth: that in consideration of the sum of fifty $50.00 Dollars, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged the said parties of the first part do grant unto the said party of the second part the following described property, that is to say a lot of ground in the town of Cameron and marked on the plot of said town as lot number eleven (No. 11) and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at the stake in the county road thence with an alley N 16½° E 100 feet to a stake thence 173½° W 50 feet to a stake thence S 16½° W 100 feet to a stake thence N 13½° E 50 feet to the beginning.

And the said Wm. and Margaret McConaughy do hereby covenant with the said party of the second part that they will warrant generally the property hereby conveyed.

Witness the following signatures and seals
William McConaughy (seal)
Margaret McConaughy (seal)

State of Virginia, County of Marshall to wit:

I, James R Bell, a justice of the peace for the county aforesaid in the state of Virginia, do certify that Wm. McConaughy whose name is signed to the deed hereto annexed bearing date on the 14th day of February 1857, has acknowledged the same before me in my county aforesaid.

Given under my hand this 14th day of February eighteen hundred and fifty seven.
James R Bell, JP

State of Virginia, County of Marshall to wit:

We, James R Bell and Joseph Loudenslager, Justices of the peace for the County of Marshall in the state of Virginia, do certify that Margaret McConaughy, the wife of Wm. McConaughy, whose names are signed to the deed hereto annexed, bearing date on the 14th day of February 1857, personally appeared before us in the County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband, and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her, she, the said Margaret McConaughy acknowledged the said deed to be her act and declared that she had willingly executed the same and does not wish to retract it. Given under our hand this 14th day of February eighteen hundred and fifty seven.
James R Bell, JP
Joseph Loudenslager, JP

Virginia: Clerks office, Marshall County Court February 24th 1857

This deed from Wm McConaughy and wife to William Clouston was this day received in my office for record and being duly certified by two Justices for said county, the said deed and certificate are admitted to record.

Clerk
E. H. Caldwell, clerk


Marshall County Deed Book 11, page 331
William Clouston Deed

William Clouston & wife |
To} deed for 129 ¼ acres |
William M Clouston____|

This indenture made this ninth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty four between William Clouston of the county of Marshall and the State of Virginia and Jane his wife of the first part and William M Clouston of the same county and state, of the second part. Witnesseth: that the said parties of the first for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000), to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part. The receipt whereof is hereby “confessed” and acknowledged have granted, bargained, sold, remised, released and confirmed, and by those presents, do grant, bargain, sell remise release a lien, and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever: all that certain part or parcel of land. Situate in the County of Marshall Virginia on the north fork of Big Grave Creek adjoining land of said William Clouston, J.H. Dickey, S. Coe, and others and bounded as follows: Beginning at a White Oak North 1¾°, East 207 poles to a Dogwood, then North 61° west 128 poles to a Bush, thence South 37½° North 52.8 poles to a white oak, thence South 7°, West 65½ poles to a stake, thence South 86½°, East 92 poles to a Hickory, thence South 3¾° East 129 poles to a stake in the ________ ________. Thence South 53° East 64 poles to the Beginning, containing one hundred twenty nine (129) acres and one fourth be the same more or less. It being conveyed to Said William Clouston by sundry good conveyance as shown on record. Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining and the ______and _______, _______ and remainder, rents, issues and profits thereof, and all the estate, right, title, _______, claim and demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part, either in law or equity, of, in and to the above bargained premises with the said hereditaments and appurtenances. To have and to hold the said premises above described to the said party of the second part, their heirs and assigns, to the sole and only proper use, benefit and behoof of the said party, their heirs, assigns forever and the said parties of the first part, for themselves and their heirs, executors and administrators, do covenant, grant, bargain and agree to and with the said party of the second part, their heirs and assigns, that at the time of the ensealing and delivery of these presents they were well seized of the premises above conveyed as of a good, sum perfect absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritances in the law, in fee simple, and that the above bargains, premises, in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, their heirs and assignees against all – every person or persons, lawfully claiming or to claim. The whole or any part thereof they will forever Warrant and defend.

In witness whereof, the parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.

Signed, sealed & delivered ) William Clouston

In the presence of Jane (her x mark) Clouston

Received of William M Clouston the sum of three hundred dollars ($300) lawful money of the United States, and seven hundred dollars ($700) as his part of the estate in full, from natural affections, it being the consideration sum mentioned in the aforesaid indenture.

In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

Attest: William Clouston

Virginia Marshall County, to wit:

We john Burley and Adam Erlewein Justices of the peace in the county aforesaid , in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that William Clouston, a party to the written deed bearing date on the _____ day of October 1854 personally appeared before us in our county aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed and desires us to certify the said acknowledgment to the clerk of the County Court of Marshall County in order that the same deed may be recorded.

And we do further certify that Jane Clouston, wife of said William Clouston, parties of the written deed bearing date the ninth day of October 1854, personally appeared before us in our county aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her, she the said Jane Clouston acknowledged the same to be her act and deed, and declares that she had willingly signed, sealed and delivered the same and that she wished not to retract it. Given under our hand and seals this day of October 1854.

John Burley
Adam Erlewein

Virginia: Clerk office, Marshall County Court Feby 24th 1857

This deed from William Clouston and wife to William M Clouston was this day received in my office for record, & being duly certified by two Justices for said county, the said deed & certificate are admitted to record.

Teste
E.H. Caldwell, Clerk


William Clouston Deed
Deed book 2, page 522, 49 acres Left Fork Big Grave Creek

This indenture made and concluded upon this thirty day of March in the year Eighteen hundred and thirty nine by and between Amos Hardy and Elizabeth, his wife of Marshall County VA of the one part and William Clouston of the county and state aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Amos Hardy and Elizabeth his wife for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars ($300) to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained and _____ and by these presents do bargain and sell unto the said William Clouston, his heirs and assignees a certain lot or parcel of land situate lying and being in Marshall County on the left hand fork of Big Grave Creek and bounded as follows: Viz: Beginning at a Black oak and hickory corner to John Howard, thence South 230 poles to a white oak, East 38 ½ poles to a w. oak, North 230 poles to a Chestnut & Red oak, West 38 ½ poles to the beginning containing 49 acres be the same more or less together with all and singular. The appurtenances therewith belonging to have and to hold the said lot or parcel of land with the tenements, hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned or intended to be bargained and sold and every part and parcel thereof with every of their rights ________ and appurtenances unto the said William Clouston, his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Amos Hardy and Elizabeth, his wife or either of them or their heirs and of all and every person or persons whatsoever shall _________ and do warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said Amos Hardy and Elizabeth, his wife, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Amos (His x Mark) Hardy (Seal)
Elizabeth Hardy (Seal)

Marshall County VA

We Samuel Howard and Robert McConaughy, Justices of the peace in the county aforesaid and state of Virginia, do hereby certify that Amos Hardy and Elizabeth, his wife, parties to a certain Deed bearing date of the thirtieth day of March in the year 1839 and hereto annexed, personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed and desired us to certify the same to the Clerk of the County Court of Marshall County, in order that said Deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals this 30th day of March in the year 1839.

Robert McConaughy (Seal)
S. Howard (Seal)

Marshal County

We Samuel Howard and Robert McConaughy justices of the peace in the county aforesaid and state of Virginia do hereby certify that Elizabeth Hardy, wife of Amos Hardy, parties to a certain deed bearing date on the thirtieth day of March in the year 1939 and hereunto annexed, personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her, she, the said Elizabeth Hardy, acknowledged the same to be her act and deed and declared that she had willingly signed sealed and delivered the same and that she wished not to retract it. Given under our hands and seals this 30th day of March in the year 1839.

Robert McConaughy (Seal)
S. Howard (Seal)

Virginia Clerk’s office. Marshall County Court, August 12th 1839

This deed from Amos Hardy & wife to William Clouston was this day received in my office for record and being duly certified by two Justices of the peace for Marshall County, the said deed and certificate are admitted to record.

Teste James Dillons, Clerk


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