Deed - John Parker, wife Nancy to George P. Barnes - 27 Feb 1807 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
This Deed made this Twenty seventh day of February Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and seven, between John Parker and Nancy his wife of Northampton County in the State of Virginia of the one part and George P. Barnes of Accomack County in the state aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Parker and Nancy his wife for and in consideration of the sum of nine hundred and thirty one pounds current money of Virginia in specie to them in hand paid by the said George P. Barnes, thier receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hat granted bargained and sold and do by these presents give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said George P. Barnes one hundred and twenty acres of land more or less lying and being in the county of Accomack and bounded as follows to wit, on the N.E. By the lands of George P. Bagwell on the S.E. by Metompkin Bay on the S.W. by Parkers Creek and on the N.W. by the lands of Doctor Thompson Holmes, likewise one undivided third part of Forty two Acres of Woodland more or less, bounded by the lands of William Finney on the N.W. and on the N.E. by the lands of John Hickman on the S.E. by the Lands of Isaac Hickman and on the S.W. by the lands of George P. Bagwell. To have and to hold the said two tract of land containing one hundred and thirty four Acres more or less with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said George P. Barnes his heirs and assignes for ever, to and for their use and benefit and for no other whatever. And the said John Parker and Nancy his wife doth covenant that they have a good and clear estate in fee simple to the said one hundred and thirty four Acres of land more or less with the appurtenances aforesaid, and that they will for themselves their heirs executors and Administrators warrant and defend the same lands and its appurtenances to the said George P. Barnes his heirs and assigns for ever to and for their use and benefit and for no other use intent or purpose whatever forever from the claim and demand which can or may be set up by any person or persons whatever, to the said two tract of Land containing one hundred and thirty four Acres more or less and its appurtenances or any part thereof. In witness whereof the parties to these presents have set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written
John Parker
Nancy Parker

Executed in presence of
Parker Barnes Beverly Copes
Leah Barnes
Richd D. Bayly
Jno. Burton
Wm. Parramore Junr.
Sebastian Cropper

The Commonwealth of Virginia to John Burton William Parramore Junr. and John Custis gentlemen justices of Accomack County Greetings: Whereas John Parker and Nancy his wife of Northampton County have by their certain deed of bargain and sale bearing dat the 27th day of February in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and seven sold and conveyed unto George P. Barnes of Accomack County one hundred and twenty Acres of land be the same more or less with the appurtenances lying and being in the County of Accomack and bounded to wit: on the north East by the lands of George P. Bagwell on the South East by Metompkin Bay on the South West by Parkers Creek and on the North West by the lands of Doctr Thompson Holmes, likewise one undivided third part of forty two Acres of Woodland more or less bounded by the lands of William Finney on the North West and on the N.E. by the lands of John Hickman on the S.E. by the lands of Isaac Hickman and on the S.W. by the lands of George P. Bagwell with the appurtenances and whereas the said Nancy cannot conveniently travel to our District court, holden at Accomack Courthouse to make acknowledgement of the said deed; Therefore we do give you or any two or more of you power to receive the acknowledgment which the said Nancy shall be willing to make before you of the conveyance aforesaid, contained in said deed, which is hereto annexed and we do therefore command you, that you do personally go to the said Nancy and examine her privily and apart from her said Husband John Parker whether she doth the same freely and voluntarily, without his persuasion or threats, and whether she be willing that the same should be recorded in our said district Court, and receive her acknowledgment of the same and when you have examined and recieved her acknowledgment as aforesaid, that you distinctly and openly certify to us thereof in our said Court under your seals, sending then there the said deed and this writ. Witness Richard D. Bayly clerk of our said Court at his office the 2nd day of March 1807 in the 31st year of the Commonwealth
Richard D. Bayly CDC

Accomack County To wit
By virtue of this commission to us directed we the subscribers have privily examined Nancy Parker the wife of the within named John Parker in manner and form as the said commission requires and have recieved her acknowledgment of the deed hereunto annexed, which said deed she acknowledged freely and voluntarily without the persuasion or threats of the said John Parker her husband; and that she was willing the same should be recorded in the District Court directed by Law to be holden at Accomack Courthouse, which we do certify to the said Court under our hands and seals this second day of March one thousand eight hundred & seven.
Jno. Burton
Wm. Parramore Jr.

At a District Court held at Accomack Courthouse October the 14th 1807
This Deed from John Parker and Nancy his wife to George P. Barnes was proved by the oaths of William Parramore Junr. Richard D. Bayly and Sebastian Cropper witnesses thereto, and with the commission annexed and certificate of the execution thereof is ordered to be recorded.
Teste
Richard D. Bayly CDC


Source:

_____. Accomack County Virginia District Court Wills & Deeds 1807-1830; pp. 1-4.

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