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DEED from GAVIN MORRISON to HIRAM ANDERSON

Clinton County, Ohio, Deed Book G, File #429, Pages 481-482

Located in John Harvies Survey No. 3342

(Virginia Military Survey)

10 August 1832

This Indenture made the tenth day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty two between Gavin Morrison and Sarah his wife of the County of Clinton in the State of Ohio of the first part and Hiram Anderson of the County and State aforesaid of the second part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part in consideration of the sum of two hundred and twenty-five dollars of lawful money of the United States to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfoffed, and confirmed and by their presents doth grant, bargain, sell, enfoff and confirm, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever all that certain lot, tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the County of Clinton and State of Ohio containing seventy-five acres being part of John Harvies Survey No. 3342 and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at a hickory at the West corner of said survey, thence S 44 1/2 degrees E175 8/10 poles to a staked hickory bearing S64degrees E29 links and an Elm N31 degrees W19 links thence N18 1/4 degrees E89 1/4 poles to a dogwood thence N13 degrees W46poles to a red bud on the south bank of said creek, thence N48 degrees W18 poles to a staked white ash bearing N19 degrees E15 links on the north bank of said creek thence down said bank with the meanders therein N43 1/4 degrees W11 1/2 poles to a white oak thence N84 1/2 degrees W9 poles to a white oak thence S65 degrees W 14 1/3 poles to a white oak thence N78 3/4 degrees W31 poles to a red oak thence S29 degrees W16 3/4 poles to a white oak thence S11 1/2 degreesE16 poles to a white oak thence S45 degrees W/leaving the bank of said creek of 7 8/10 poles to a stake thence N45 degrees W47 poles to a white oak in the northwest boundary of said survey thence with the same S45 degrees W33 1/2 poles to the beginning . Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents issued and profits threrof and all the estate, right, title, interest, claim or demand whatsoever of the said party of the first part, either in law or equity of in and to the above bargained promised with the said hereditaments and appurtenances To have and to hold the said Premises above particularly mentioned and described to the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Gavin Morrison doth for himself, his heirs executors and administrators covenant and grant to and with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns that he the said party of the first part is lawfully seized in fee of the aforesaid granted premises and that they are free from all encumbrances that he hath good right to sell and convey the same to the said party of the second part as aforesaid; and that he will and that his heirs executors and administrators will warrant and defend the same to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever against all lawful demands of all persons. In Witness whereof the said Gavin Morrison and Sarah his wife have hereunto set their hands and affix their seals the day and year first above written.

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of

Mary Ann Rowan (signed)

Gavin Morrison (seal)

Jeremiah Rowan

Sarah (X) Morrison (seal)

her Mark

State of Ohio Clinton County

Before the undersigned one of the Justices of the peace within and for the county aforesaid on this tenth day of August 1832 personally appeared Gavin Morrison and Sarah his wife the above named grantors and acknowledged the above indenture to be their voluntary act and deed And at the same time well known to be the persons they represent themselves to be and the wife of said Morrison being by me first examined separate and apart from her husband and made acquainted with the contents of the above deed by hearing the same read acknowledged that she did sign the aforesaid deed and now doth acknowledge the same freely and voluntarily and without any fear force or coercion of her said husband.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this tenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two.

(signed) Jeremiah Rowan J.P. (seal)

No. 429 Entered for Record the 5th September and Recorded 27th same month 1832

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Note attached by Adrian Roberts, a representative of the Clinton County Recorder's office:


John Carviel's Survey (The Virginia Military Survey) mentioned in the deeds is located in Marion Township and extends into Warren County.

Attached 1876 Plat Map of Marion Township, Clinton County, Ohio shows that this property was on the county line between Clinton and Warren Counties.