Deed from Tabitha Lilliston to Elijah Lilliston 3 September 1803 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
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This Deed Made this third day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and three between Tabitha Lilliston Daughter of John of Accomack county in the State of Virginia of the one part and Elijah Lilliston of the same place of the other part Witnesseth that the said Tabitha Lilliston for and in consideration of the sum of Forty pounds current money of Virginia to her in hand paid by the said Elijah Lilliston the receipt whereof the said Tabitha doth hereby acknowledge and wholly discharge the said Elijah Lilliston therefrom Have granted bargained aliened and sold and by these Presents doth grant bargain alien and Sell unto the said Elijah Lilliston his heirs and assigns forever one fifth part of a certain tract of land which was devised to the said by her Grand Father Elijah Lilliston deceased containing by estimation Fifty acres be the same more or less lying and being in the County of Accomack and Parish of Accomack and bounded as follows to wit by the lands of Levin
White's heirs, John Pruet, Benjamin Pruit, William Middleton Thomas Hickman and John Dix together with all the rights priviledges Rents issues & profits and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining. To have and to hold the said hereby granted bargained and sold one fifth part of the said Tract of land with the appurtenances unto the said Elijah Lilliston his heirs and assigns forever, and to or for mo other use intent or purpose whatsoever but the only proper use benefit and behoof of him the said Elijah Lilliston his heirs and assigns forever And the said Tabitha Lilliston doth for herself her heirs Executors & Administrators covenant promise and agree to and with the said Elijah Lilliston his heirs and assigns Executors Administrators the premises aforesaid with the appurtenances against the claim or claims of all and every person and persons whatsoever will warrant and by these Presents forever defend. In Testimony whereof the said Tabitha Lilliston doth hereunto set her hand and Seal the day and year above written Tabitha Lilleston
Signed Sealed & delivered in the presence of us Edmund Bayly Geo. W. Burton William White Clem Bonewell
At a District Court held at Accomack courthouse October 19th 1803 This Deed from Tabitha Lilliston to Elijah Lilliston being presented was proven by the Oaths of Geo. W. Burton, Clement Bonewell & Edmund Bayly Witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded Teste Edmund Bayly CDC Truly Recorded
_____. Accomack County Virginia District Court Wills & Deeds 1800-1806, p. 292.