Indenture between George Hickman &c and Henry Hickman - 10 February 1798 - (4) Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
This Indenture made the 10th Day of February Anno domini One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninty Eight between George Hickman, Thomas Hickman and Lucretia his wife, Richd Hickman, and Nancy his wife Dennis Hickman and Bridget his wife, Steven Hickman and Esther his wife and Robert Hickman of the County of Accomack and State of Virginia of the one part and Henry Hickman of the same place of the other part Witnesseth that the said George Hickman, Thomas Hickman, Lucretia his wife, Richd Hickman, and Nancy his wife Dennis Hickman and Bridget his wife, Steven Hickman and Esther his wife and Robert Hickman for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings current money of the State aforesd in Specie in hand paid by the said Henry Hickman the receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged, hath given bargained and Sold and Do by these presents give, grant bargain sell and Confirm unto the said Henry Hickman his heirs and assigns forever Fifteen Acres and three quarters of an acre of land more or less which lands were late the property of Edwd Hickman decd and Bounded as follows (to wit) on the S. W. by the lands of Thomas Hickman, on the N. W. by the lands of George Warner on the N. E. by the lands of the Heirs of Henry Wright decd, and on the S. E. by the lands of Dennis Hickman To have and to hold the said Fifteen and three quarters of an acre of land together with the inprovements thereon and all priviledges and appurtenances forever and to or for no other use Intent or purpose whatsoever and the said George Hickman, Thomas Hickman, Lucretia his wife, Richd Hickman, and Nancy his wife Dennis Hickman and Bridget his wife, Steven Hickman and Esther his wife and Robt Hickman, doth hereby for themselves their Heirs Executors and Administrators Covenent and agree to and with the said Henry Hickman his heirs and assigns forever Shall and my peacibly and Quietly occupy possess and enjoy the said Fifteen Acres and three quarters of an Acre of Land free from all claims and Demands of all persons Claiming from by or under them the said George Hickman, Thomas Hickman, Lucretia his wife, Richd Hickman, and Nancy his wife Dennis Hickman and Bridget his wife, Steven Hickman and Esther his wife and Robert Hickman, will warrent and forever Defend In Testimony whereof the parties to these presents have set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and year first mentioned
George Hickman
Thomas Hickman
Lucretia Hickman
Richard Hickman
Nancy Hickman
Dennis Hickman
Steven Hickman
Esther Hickman
Robert Hickman

Executed in presents of
William Wise
Parker Barnes
Isaiah Hickman
Arthur White

At a Court held in Accomack County July 30th 1798
This deed from George Hickman, Thomas Hickman, Lucretia his wife, Richd Hickman, and Nancy his wife Dennis Hickman, Robert Hickman, Steven Hickman and Esther his wife to Henry Hickman was proved by the Oaths of Parker Barnes, William Wise, & Arthur White Witnesses thereto and was acknowledged by the said Lucretia Nancy & Esther as their act and deed they being first privily examined as the Law Directs did Voluntarily Consent thereto and ordered to be recorded
Teste
Litt Savage Clk
Examd
Litt Savage Clk
Examd


Sources:

_____. Accomack County Virginia Deeds 1797-1800, pp. 212, 213.


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