James Rawlins and Jane Rawlins, Deed for property in , IL, to JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13 Aug. 1842. Version copied 5 June 1848 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. U, pp. 383–384; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
whereof the said James Rawlins and Jane his wife of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
James Rawlins seal
Jane Rawlins seal
State of Illinois)
I a Justice of the peace in and for the City of in said do certify that James Rawlins and Jane Rawlins his wife whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed and who are personally Known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said Conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, and the said Jane Rawlins having been by me made acquainted with the Contents of the said Deed and examined separate and apart from his [her] said husband acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein Conveyed voluntarily freely and without compulsion of her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal this Twenty second day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty two