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Deed of Conveyance from G.W. Chapman to Catharine Riley— Roanoke, Indiana

This indenture, Witnesseth, that George W. Chapman and Harriet Chapman, his wife, in consideration of the sum of twelve hundred dollars to them paid by Catharine Reilly of Huntington County in the State of Indiana, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do hereby deed, convey, release and forever quit claim to the said Catharine Reilly her heirs and assigns forever. The following real estate in Huntington County and state of Indiana, and described as follows:

Commencing at the southeast corner of street sixteen on the original plat of the town of Roanoke, in the said Huntington County—thence running east in a line with second street in said town of Roanoke to Commercial Street one chain and twelve links—thence a north east course along Commercial Street to Third Street four chains thence west along Third Street to the northeast corner of Street Number Thirteen, on said original plat of Roanoke—two chains and fifty links thence south along the east line of Lots numbered 13, 14, 15 16 to the place of beginning—three chains and seventy links containing one hundred and twenty six square rods of land, more or less. And being that part of the mill lease (leased by the trustee of Wabash ad Erie Canal to Samuel G. Jones from the first of November 1846 to run thirty years, on which the dwelling house for the use of the mill on said least is situated together with all the privileges and appurtenances to the same belong.

To have and to hold the said Catharine Reilly and her heirs and assigns forever on witness to hereof the said George W. Chapman and Harriet Chapman, his wife who hereby relinquishes her dower in said premises, have herento set their hands and seals this 20th day of November 1855 A.D,

G.W. Chapman (Seal)
Harriet Chapman (Seal)

NOTE!
A chain is 66’ in length, divided into 100 links of 0.66’
A rod is 16.5’
A square rod is 272,25 square feet

In the description above, 126 square rods = 34,303.5 sq. feet, or 0.788 acres.



This indenture, Witnesseth, that George W. Chapman and Harriet Chapman, his wife, in consideration of the sum of twelve hundred dollars to them paid by Catharine Reilly of Huntington County in the State of Indiana, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do hereby deed, convey, release and forever quit claim to the said Catharine Reilly her heirs and assigns forever. The following real estate in Huntington County and state of Indiana, and described as follows: Commencing at the southeast corner of street sixteen on the original plat of the town of Roanoke, in the said Huntington County—thence running east in a line with second street in said town of Roanoke to Commercial Street one chain and twelve links—thence a north east course along Commercial Street to Third Street four chains thence west along Third Street to the northeast corner of Street Number Thirteen, on said original plat of Roanoke—two chains and fifty links thence south along the east line of Lots numbered 13, 14, 15 16 to the place of beginning—three chains and seventy links containing one hundred and twenty six square rods of land, more or less. And being that part of the mill lease (leased by the trustee of Wabash ad Erie Canal to Samuel G. Jones from the first of November 1846 to run thirty years, on which the dwelling house for the use of the mill on said least is situated together with all the privileges and appurtenances to the same belong. To have and to hold the said Catharine Reilly and her heirs and assigns forever on witness to hereof the said George W. Chapman and Harriet Chapman, his wife who hereby relinquishes her dower in said premises, have herento set their hands and seals this 20th day of November 1855 A.D, G.W. Chapman (Seal) Harriet Chapman (Seal) NOTE! A chain is 66’ in length, divided into 100 links of 0.66’ A rod is 16.5’ A square rod is 272,25 square feet In the description above, 126 square rods = 34,303.5 sq. feet, or 0.788 acres.

Owner/SourceDeed--Huntington County, Inidiana Courthouse
File nameDeed of Conveyance from G.W. Chapman to Catharine Riley— Roanoke, Indiana
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