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Notes for JAMES LEMASTER:
Trimble County Courthouse
Deed Book A, pg. 157-158
Dated 23 May 1838
Grantor: James Lemaster and James Barnes
Grantee: George Strother
THIS INDENTURE made this 23rd.day of May in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty eight between James Lemaster and James Barnes of the County of Hardin and Commonwealth of Kentucky of the one part, and George Strother of the County of Trimble and Commnwealth aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth: That the said James Lemaster and James Barnes for and on consideration of fifteen dollars to each of them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant, bargain and sell unto the said George Strother his heirs and assigns their undivided legacys or childs parts in the lands of their ancestor or father and father in law Benjaman Barnes deceased it being to each of one ninth part of fifty acres be the same more or less, the said tract or parcel of land situate and being in the County of Trimble on the waters of Corn Creek and bounded as follows Towit: Beginning at the South west corner of said tract of land at an ash and two walnuts in said George Strothers line, thence North twenty five poles with said Strothers line to two beeches and sugar saplin, thence North seventy six degrees, East three hundred and twenty poles with said Strothers and Robert J. Kings lines to a sugar tree corner to said King, thence South fourteen degrees East twenty five poles with Samuel Underwood's line to a white oak corner John M. Prithcard, thence South seventy six degrees West three hundred and twenty poles with said Pritchards and said Strothers lines to the beginning, containing fifty acres be the same more less, together with all and singular the appuretenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining. To have and to hold the land hereby conveyed with the appurtenances unto the said George Strother his heirs and assigns forever and the said James Lemaster and James Barnes for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators the aforesaid legacies or childs portions of land and appurtenances unto the said George Strother his heirs or assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever doth and will forever warrent and defend by these presents.
In Witness whereof the said James Lemaster together with Nancy Lemaster (formerly Nancy Barnes)his wife, who hereby relinquishes her right of inheritance in and to said land conveyed in this deed, and James Barnes together with Sally Barnes, his wife, who hereby relinquishes her her right of dower in and to the land conveyed in this deed hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and date first above written.
Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of ) James Lemaster(seal)
) James Barnes(seal)
Jona M. Brady. ) her
) Nancy X Lemaster(seal)
John Fife. ) mark
State of Kentucky, Hardin County Sct.)
We John Fife and Jona M. Brady Justices of the Peace for said County do hereby certify that James Lemaster and Nancy Lemaster his wife and James Barnes and Sally Barnes, his wife, parties to the within deed personally appeared before us in our court aforesaid and subscribed and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed,We having previously examined the said Nancy Lemaster and Sally Barnes apart from their hisbands and they with their own free will and consent relinquished their right of dower in the said lands and desired us to certify the said acknowledgment to the clerk of Trimble County in order the said deed may be recorded.
Given under our hands and seals this 23rd.day of May, 1838.
John Fife, J.P.H.C.(seal)
Jona M.Brady, J.P.H.C.(seal)
Note: The entire Deed Book A, has been transcribed and typed.I don't know what happened to the original writings.This was done by the county in preserving old records)
Copied this 19th day of November 1998 by Joy Mack. There was probably more to this, but I failed to notice. Will need to check to see if Trm.Clk. entered written of this record.