Deed from James Ailworth and Susanna Willett to James Vessels Senr. - 14 December 1798 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
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This Deed made the 14th day of December Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred and Ninety Eight Between James Ailworth and Susanna Willett of Accomack county and state of Virginia of the one part and James Vessells Sr. of the same place of the other part. Witnesseth that the said James Ailworth and Susanna Willett for and in consideration of the sum of Sixty five pounds current money of the state aforesaid in Specie to them in hand paid by the said James Vessels Senr. the receipt whereof is hereby acknowleged hath given granted bargained and sold and Do by these presents give grant Sell and Confirm unto the said James Vessels Sr. his heirs and assigne forever that tract and parcel of land and marsh late the property of James Ailworth decd containing fifty Seven Acres more or less Situate lying and being in the Parish of Accomack and county aforesaid Between Guilford and back Creek and bounded as follows (to wit) on the S. E. by the lands of Ephraim Vessels Junr late of Wm. Young on the S. W. by the lands of Edwd Kilman on the N. W. by broken marshes and on the N. E. by the lands late of John Taylor To have and to hold the said fifty Seven acres of land and marsh more or less together with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said James Vessells Sr. his heirs and assigns forever and to or for no other use Intent or purpose whatever and the said James Ailworth and Susanna Willett doth covenant that they have a good and clear Estate in fee Simple to the said fifty Seven acres of land and marsh and that they will for themselves and their Heirs, Executors & Administrators Warrent and Defend the same lands and marsh to the said James Vessels Senr. against the lawful claim title or Interest of all persons. In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written
James Ailworth
Susanna Willett

Executed in presence of
Parker Barnes
Jno. Vessels
Eilzabeth Willett
Robinson Rodgers

At a court held for Accomack county Jany 28 1799 This deed form James Ailworth and Susanna Willet to James Vessels was acknowledged by the said James and Susanna as their act and Deed and ordered to be recorded
TesteLitt Savage, Clk


_____. Accomack County Virginia Deeds 1797-1800, pp. 264, 265.

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