Emmons/Freeman Deed

Contributed by Renee Schaeffer

Fleming Co., KY

Deed Book O, pp 348-349:

This Indenture made the 27th day of November 1827 between William Emmons and Cadwell Freeman Executors of the last will testament of Joseph Emmons dec'd of the one part and Gamaliel Freeman all of who ___ of Fleming County of the other part Witnesseth that whereas the said Joseph Emmons who by his last will testament directs a certain part or portion of his tract of land upon which he lived previous to his death to be sold by his Executors and the same having been advertised it was sold on the third of the instant at a credit of one year at the price of three hundred and fifty dollars and the said Gamaliel having become the purchaser and having executed note of security for the payment thereof now this Indenture further Witnesseth that the said Emmons, & Freeman Executors of aforesaid for and in considertion of the promise, doth hereby release and convey unto the said Gamaliel the following described tract of land, situate upon Locust creek in said County bounded as follows, viz: Beginning at two sugar trees corner to the land willed to Catharine Emmons, thence N 4[degrees] & E 2 poles, thence N 65 [degrees] & E 7 poles N 5 [degrees] E 33 poles to a stake in line William Vanzandts thence E 30 poles to a stake thence N 124 poles to a stake thence # 118 5/10 pole to a stake thence South 28 [degrees] E 136 poles to a sugar tree & ash also corner to said Catharine Emmons land, thence S 78 {degrees] 222 poles to the Beginning. Containing by estimation

132 acres more or less. To have and to hold the same to him his heirs and asigns forever and the said William Emmons & Garrett Freeman Executors, as aforesaid for the heirs & devices of said Joseph Emmons, dec'd the before described tract of land with every of the appurtenances unto him the said Gamaliel Freeman his heirs and asigns so far as power is vested in them by the will of said Joseph Emmons dec'd doth agree to warrant forever defend said tract of land from the claims of the heirs & devices of said Joseph Emmons dec'd their heirs & afsignees but no other claim nor are the said Executors to be in any manner responsible for the goodnefs of the title hereby sold having merely sold the title of said Joseph Emmons, dec'd by the authority vested in them by his last will and they are in no event to be responsible. In witnefs whereof the said William Emmons, & Garrett Freeman as Executors of Joseph Emmons deceased have to these presents set their hands & affixed their seals the date first written.

William Emmons [Seal]

Exor of Joseph Emmons dec'd

Garrett Freeman [Seal]

Exor of Joseph Emmons, dec'd

Fleming County for November 27th 1827

As deputy clerk of the Fleming County court I certify that this deed from William Emmons & Garrett Freeman Executors of the will of Joseph Emmons dec'd to Gamaliel Freeman have this day produced before me & acknowledged by said Williams, & Garrett Freeman to be their deed and the same is duly recorded.

Jas Crawford