Kirkman Land Transactions

Submitted by Russ Kirkman.

YOUNG/KIRKMAN Deed

[Marshall County, WV Courthouse, Deed book 4, pg. 182]

This indenture made this nineteenth day of Feby {100 acres. see patent} in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Forty two between Aaron Young + Margret his wife of the County of Marshall + state of Virginia of the first part and Levin C. Kirkman of the county + state aforesaid of the second part [witnesses?] that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold remised released alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land situated on the [vales?] of Lynn Camp in the county of Marshall and bounded and described as follows to wit Beginning at a sugar tree in Strickers line thence with said line S. 32. W. 203 poles to a poplar, thence S 72 E 80 poles to a locust thence North 32 E. 197 poles to an oak, thence N 64. W. 78 poles to the beginning. together with all the appertenances thereof and all the estate right title and interest whatsoever of the said parties of the first part either in law or Equity of in And to the above bargained premises with their appurtenances. To have and to hold the said premises above described to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the sole and only proper use benefit andbehalf of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the same will forever warrant and Defend unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against all and any person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or pretending to claim [under?] the said parties of the first part the whole or any part thereof. In witness whereof the parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of

Aaron his X mark Young {seal}
Margret her X mark Young {seal}


KIRKMAN/RUCKMAN Deed

[Marshall County, WV Courthouse, Deed book 8, pg. 191]

This indenture made this 25th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four between Levin C. Kirkman and Mary Kirkman his wife of the county of Monroe in the State of Ohio, of the first, and David Ruckman of the county of Marshall in the state of Virginia of the second part; Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred + twenty five dollars in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, having granted, bargained, sold, [remised?], released, aliened and confirmed; and by these presents, do grant, bargain, sell, remise, release, alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part; and to his heirs and assigns forever, a certain tract or parcel of land situated on Lynn Camp in Marshall County VA. being the same land patented to Aaron Young + supposed to contain one hundred acres, bounded as follows. Beginning at a sugar tree Strick line, thence with said line S. 32. W 203. to a poplar, thence S. 72 E. 80 P. to a locust, thence N. 32 E. 197 P. to an oak, thence N. 64 W. 78 P. to the beginning. together with all the appertinances thereof, and all the estate, right title and interest whatsoever, of the said parties of the first part, either in law or Equity, of, in and to the above bargained premises, with their appertenances. To have and to hold the said premises above described, to the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, to the sole and only proper use, benefit and behalf of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever. and the same will forever Warrant and Defend unto the said party of the second part, his heirsand assigns, against all and every person or persons whomever, lawfully claing or pretending to claim, the whole or any part thereof by from or under the said Levin C. Kirkman or his heirs or assigns only. In witness whereof, the parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written. Signed, Sealed and Delivered in presence of

Hugh [?]brant
Levin C his X mark Kirkman {seal}
Christopher Ferguson
Mary her X mark Kirkman {seal}


NICHOLAS GATES HEIRS/WYKERT Deed

[Marshall Co., WV Courthouse - Deed book 6, pg. 449-451]

This Indenture made this fifteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight Between Samuel Gates and Lucinda his wife, George Gates and Isabelah his wife and Ezra Gates, John Cooper and Elizabeth his wife, Stephen Montgomery and Barbary his wife, Stephen Workman and Margaret his wife of the County of Marshall and State of Virginia and Levin C. Kirkman and Mary his wife of Monroe County and State of Ohio of the first part and Nicholas Wykert of the County of Marshall and State of Virginia of the second part. X [?] the said Samuel Gate, George Gates, Ezra Gates, Elizabeth Cooper Barbary Montgomery Margaret Workman and Mary Kirkman Being the heirs of Nicholas Gates deceased. The said parties of the first part for and in Consideration of the sum of seven hundred dollars to them in hand paid jointly the receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged have granted Bargained and sold and by these present doth grant bargain And sell to the said Nicholas Wykert his heirs and assigns forever all their equal and undivided seven [?] part of two tracts of land situated in Marshall County on Fish Creek it being the same that was Conveyed to the said Nicholas Gates Dec. by Robert Wood and Elizabeth his wife April 24th 1827. Containing thirty six + 1/2 acres Bounded as followeth Beginning at an ash and Red Oak Corner to a survey made for Bryan [Bruin?] and with a line of the same South one hundred and sevent nine poles to a locust in Stricker's line, thence with the same South sixty East forty seven poles to a stone in the line of Survey made for James Madison, thence with said line North 180 poles to a Sugar tree Corner to said Madison, thence North 23 1/2 West 104 poles to the Beginning to contain 36 1/2 acres. the other was conveyed to the said Nicholas Gates dec. by William Bills + Martha his wife June 17th 1834 for fifty acres more or less Bounded as foolows Beginning at a sugar tree below the mouth of [F?]abletree run thence up said run to a sugartree in Madison's line thence with Madison's line South 75 West 86 poles to a sugar tree corner thence South 100 poles to a Sycamore on the bank of the Creek, thence up said creek with the meanders thereof to the place Beginning Suspoused to contain fifty acres more or less together with all and singular tenements hereditaments and appurtenances to the same belonging or in anywise appertaining to the said Nicholas Wykert his heirs and assigns forever and the said Samuel Gates and Lucinda his wife, George Gates and Isabelah his wife, Ezra Gates, John Cooper and Elizabeth his wife, Stephen Montgomery and Barbary his wife, Stephen Workman and Margret his wife, Leven C. Kirkman and Mary his wife for [?] and their heirs doth covenantand agree to and with said Nichols Wykert his heirs and assigns forever each of the said parties their equal and undivided ninth part in and to the said tracts of land described in said deed and they do hereby jointly transfer and convey to the said Nicholas Wykert his heirs and assigns forever a good suer perfect and indefensible state of inheirtance in fee Simple for the even ninths of said two tracts of land and that they have a good right and lawful authority to sell Convey and assure the same to the said Nicholas Wykert his heirs and assigns forever and further that they they said parties of the first part for themselves their heirs and assigns do hereby transfer and convey every part and parcel thereof together with the tenements [?] and apputtenances there unto belonging or in anywise appertaining unto the said Nicholas Wykert his heirs and assigns forever defend [?] testimony the said Samuel Gates + Lucinda his wife, George Gates, Isabella his wife, Ezra Gates, John Cooper + Elizabeth his wife, Stephen Montgomery + Barbary his wife, Stephen Workman + Margret his wife and Levin C. Kirkman + Mary his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first before written.

Samuel Gats {seal}
Lucinda her X mark Gats {seal}
George Gats {seal}
Issabel her X mark Gats {seal}
Ezra Gats {seal}
John Cooper {seal}
Elizabeth Cooper {seal}
Stephen Montgomery {seal}
Barbary Montgomery {seal}
Stephen Workman {seal}
Margret Workman {seal}
Leven C. his X mark Kirkman {seal}
Mary her X mark Kirkman {seal}


KIRKMAN/LOWTHER

[Marshall Co., WV Courthouse - Deed book 2, pg. 581-582]

This Indenture made this 11th day of October 1839 between William H Kirkman + Isaac Hoge both of Marshall County Va [?] that whereas the said Kirkman is indebted to Samuel Lowther in the sum of one hundred and three dollars + twenty nine cents payable on or before the 7th day of October 1841. for which he has this day executed his bond to said Lowther payable as aforesaid: and whereas the said Kirkman is desirous to secure the payment of said debt: Now this Indenture witnesseth that in Consideration of the said promises + of five dollars in hand paid by the said Hoge. the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged the said Kirkman hath granted bargained + sold and by these presents doth grant bargin + sell unto the said Hoge his heirs and [?] the following described one hundred acres of land: Beginning at a Sugar-tree in the Strickers line thence with said line S. 32 W. 203. P. to a poplar. Hence S. 72. E 80. P. to a locust thence N. 32. E 197 P. to a red oak. thence N. 64 W. 78 P. to the beginning. being the same land patented to Aaron Young by David Campbell on the 30th day of November 1838. + conveyed by said Young to said Kirkman. Containing 100 acres more or less + situated on Lynn Camp run in Marshall County Va. with the assistences. To have and to hold the said premises to him the said Hoge his heirs + assignes forever. Upon trust nevertheless that if said Kirkman Shall fail to pay the debt aforesaid to said Lowther on or before the 7th day of December 1841, then said Hoge is hereby authorized + empowered to Sell said premises at public auction to the highest + best bidder for cash at the front Door of Marshall Courthouse, having first given thirty days previous notice thereof in some newspaper printed either in Wheeling or in Elizabethtown + also by advertisement posted on the door of said Courthouse for a like period of 30 days + out of the proceeds of said sale to pay the costs of sale + the debt aforesaid the surplus if any remain to refund to said Kirkman The said Kirkman is to remain in the possession + use of said premises till default in the payment of the Debt aforesaid. But if said Debt shall not all be paid on or before the said 7th day of Dec. 1841 then said trustee is authorised to sell and pay whatever shall then be due + unpaid. It is agreed that the Death of any of the parties interested in this trust shall not hinder or delay its execution but the same may be executed by their legal representatives. It witness whereof the said Kirkman + Hoge have hereto set their hands and seals October 11th 1839.

Wm H. Kirkman [seal]
Isaac Hoge [seal]
Virginia Clerks office, Marshall County Court, October 11th 1839.
This Deed of trust from Wm Kirkman to Isaac Hoge for the benefit of Samuel Lowther was this day received in my office for record. And being duly acknowledged before me by the said Kirkman and Hoge is thereupon admitted

James D [Morris?] Clk


BACK