JS and , Deed for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to , 26 Sept. 1836; signed by JS and ; witnessed by and ; certified by . Featured version copied 10 Apr. 1837 in Geauga County Deed Record, vol. 23, p. 422; handwriting of ; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH.
Joseph Smith Jun. To
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting: Know ye that we Joseph Smith Jr. and wife of in the County of Geauga and State of Ohio, for the consideration of Eight hundred dollars received to our full satisfaction of of the Town of County of Geauga and State of Ohio, do give grant, bargain sell and confirm unto him the said his heirs and assigns, the following described Tract or Lot of Land situate in Township No. nine in the ninth Range of townships in the in the State of , and which is also in the County of and State of and is known as part of Lot No. thirty one and is bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at s South East corner on the East side of the State Road leading from to Bainbridge then South 24 degrees and thirty minutes East bounded on the State Road four rods and ten links to a post thence East twenty rods to a post, thence North parallel with said State Road four rods and ten links to a post, then west twenty rods to the place of beginning containing one half acre of land, be the same more or less. To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said his heirs and assigns forever to his own proper use and behoof. And also I the said Joseph Smith Junior do for myself my heirs executors and administrators covenant with the said his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents I am well seized of these premises, and as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written and that the same is free from all incumbrances whatsoever. And furthermore I the said Joseph Smith Junior do by these presents bind myself and my heirs forever to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said his heirs and assigns against all lawful claims and demands whatsoever. And I the said do hereby remise release and forever unto the said his heirs and assigns all my right and title of dower in and to the above described premises. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals, this twenty sixth day of September A D one thousand Eight hundred and thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. Seal
Signed, Sealed, acknowledged & delivered in presence of)
The State of Ohio, sss}
Personally appeared Joseph Smith Junior and to me personally known as the signers and sealers of the above instrument and acknowledged that they did voluntarily sign and seal the same and that the same is their free act and deed. And I having fully made known and explained to the said the contents of the above deed and having likewise examined her separate and apart from her said husband, she declared that she did of her own free will and accord voluntarily sign, seal, acknowledge, and as her free act and deed deliver the same without the force coercion or compulsion of her said husband and that she is still satisfied therewith