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Griffey Family Deeds

Deed – Joseph Griffey to William Houchins -- 1847

Anderson Co., Ky. Deed Book H, p. 413, 414

* Deed Book H, May 12th, 1847

     Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Griffy of the County of Anderson and State of Kentucky, For and in the consideration of the sum of Three hundred dollars to me in hand paid by William Houchins have this day sold and conveyed and by these presents doth sell and Convey to saidWilliam Houchins a certain tract or parcel of land lying in the County and state aforesaid, and Bounds as follows. Beginning at a black Oak and Mulberry, on Ward’s line and running with said line, N 83° W 54 poles to a Hickory, Dogwood and two Maple trees, thence N 6° E 46 poles to a Dogwood and two gum saplings, thence S 3° W 8 poles, comes to Wilkerson’s line, thence N 84° degrees E 152 poles to the Beginning. Containing by survey fifty seven acres. To have and to hold forever In trust however and for the sole and separate use and benefit of Ann Houchins and the children she now has, or may hereafter have by her present husband Stephen Houchins, and from the debt and [ ] of said Stephen Houchins and I do hereby covenant to warrant and defend said tract of land to the said William Houchins, his heirs, representatives and assigns forever, against the claim of all persons whomsoever. In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, Together with Ann Griffy, the wife of said Joseph Griffy, who hereby relinquishes her right of Dower in and to the premises hereby convey this the 5th day of June 1847.

Joseph Griffy
Ann Griffy

I William Houchins hereby accept, Confirm and [ ] to the foregoing Deed of Trust, Given under my hand this 5th June 1847.

William Houchins

State of Kentucky Anderson County
I Jordan H. Walker Clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid, do certify that this Deed of trust from Joseph Griffy and Ann Griffy his wife, to William Houchins, Trustee for Ann Houchins and her children, together with the acceptance of the same by said William Houchins was on the 5th day of June 1847 produced to me in my office by the grantors and acknowledged by the said Joseph Griffy and accepted by the said William Houchins to be their acts and deeds. And the said Ann Griffy being examined by me privily and apart from her husband declared that she did freely and willingly sign seal and deliver the said writing and wishes not to retract it and acknowledged the same again shown and explained to her to be her act and deed and Consenteth that the same may be recorded, whereupon the same Together with the foregoing certificate hath been duly admitted to record in my office. Given under my hand this 17th day of June 1847.

Jordan H. Walker Clerk

*(left margin, p. 413)
No. 331 Deed Griffey to Houchins
**(left margin, p, 414)
Delivered to Stephen Houchins December 19th, 1853

Transcribed by Mike McMurray Nov., 2009

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