Ott / Miller / Knisely Indenture

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This Indenture made between Henry Ott and Barbara his Wife
Later Barbara Miller sole executor to the Last Will and Testament
of Jacob Miller Decd and Wolrick Miller Eldest son and heir at Law
to the said Jacob Miller all of the Parish and COunty of Frederick
in the Colony of Virginia if the one part and Anthony Knisely
Senr Living in the said County and COlony aforesaid of the other
part. Whereas the said Jacob Miller in his lifetime said off
a great giant of a large Tract of Land whereon he then lived in
Lots of half an acre each which has by an act of the Gene
rally Assemby of the aforesaid colony been erected into a town
by the name of Woodstock but before any conveyances were made
He died and by his Last Will and Testament duly Proved and
-?- in the court of the aforesaid county of Frederick did Devise
to the above named Barbara his widow and Relied all the Property
of his estate during her life the Reversion of which as Least of
that part is Real Decends to the above Named Wolrick after the
death of his mother and Heir at Law to the Testator his Father and
Whereas also the above named Henry Ott and Barbara his Wife and
Wolrick Miller are willing and Desirous of continuing with
the engagements of the said Testator entered into in his lifetime
by making conveyances to those persons whoever purchased
any of the aforesaid lots. This Indenture therefore Witnesseth
that the said Henry Ott and Barbara his wife and Wolrick Miller,
for and in consideration of the sum of two pounds paid to
the said Jacob Miller in his lifetime and also for an in Considera
tion of Five Shilling to them paid the Receipt whereof whereby
Acknowledged Have granted bargained and paid and by this precint?
doth grant, bargain and sell unto the said Anthony Knisely and

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his Heirs and assigns all that lot or half acre of land
commonly known and distinguished by the number forty
Seven and bounded as by a Plan of the Town as followeth
Viz: Beginning at a corner of Number forty six thence
south 32 degrees w. six poles to the corner of Number
forty eight thence North Fifty eight degrees w. thirteen poles
and half to a post on Queen Street thence wth the said
street North thirty two degrees. w. six poles to the corner
of forty six thence south fifty eight degrees w. thirteen
poles and half to the place of Beginning Containing
half and acre of Land which said Lot is part of a large
Tract of Land granted to the late Jacob Milled Deceased
by Deed from the proprietors office of the Northern Neck of
Virginia dated the second say of April one thousand
seven hundred and fifty two with all Houses Buildings
Gardens Fences ways waters water courses Meadows
and all singular thereunto belonging to the appurtenances
or in any ways appertaining To have and to hold the said
Lot Number forty seven in the Town of Woodstock
and every part and Parcel thereof with its appurtenances
unto the said Anthony Knisely his heirs and assigns
forever nevertheless to this previous condition that the
said Anthony Knisely his heirs and assigns shall pay
or cause to be paid on the Holy evangelist St Mark which is
the Twenty fifth day of April and so on every year the
Twenty fifth the sum of Five shilling as Ground Rent
for the said Lot Number Forty seven to the said Henry
Ott and Barbara his wife sole executrix to the Last Will
and Testament of ^(the sd) Jacob Miller Deceased their Heirs
Executors Administrators or assigns and Lastly that
the said Henry Ott and Barbara his wife and Wolrick
Miller the said do hereby Bargained and Sold with all
singular hereunto belonging the apputenances unto the
said Anthony Knisely his Heirs and assigns shall and
will --------------------------------------------

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ther Heirs and Assigned forever In Witness whereof
the said Henry ott and Barbara his wife and Wolrick Miller
have hereunto set their hands and seales this eighth day of
May in the year if our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
seventy one

Signed Sealed Delivered} Henry Ott
In the presence of } Barbara Ott (her mark)
Wolrick Miller

At a court continued and held for Frederick County May 8 1771
This Indenture was Acknowledged by Henry Ott and Barbara,
his wife and Wolrick Miller the said Barbara being first Pri-
vately examined as the Law directs and ordered to be Recorded
By the COurt
JaKeithCC

 

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