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David Robertson Deed - 1852
(Silas C. Robertson, Mary Robertson, W. E. Walker)


Source: Film #0986250
Clay County Kentucky Clerk of Court Deeds
Volume D

p 260

This indenture made & entered into this the 24th day of September 1852 between David Robertson of the one part and Silas C Robertson of the other part all of Clay County Kentucky witnesseth that for & in consideration of the love and affection I have and bear toward my son Silas C Robertson I have this day granted bargained & sold unto the said Silas C Robertson and his heirs a certain tract or parcel of land lying & being in the County of Clay on Goose Creek and bounded as follows, to wit: beginning 25 poles below the mouth of Beech Creek at a sugar tree and beech on the bank of Goose Creek thence east 18 poles to 2 beeches S 42 E 22 poles to a 2 white oaks & hickory N 61 E 36 poles to 3 black oaks W 14 E 14 poles to a white oak & hickory N 74 W 16 poles to white oak and hickory N 31 W 18 poles to 2 white oaks N 17 W 36 poles to 2 white oaks and hickory thence north 25 poles to the Table Rock on the point of the ridge to a corner of a 145 acre survey made for Mary Robertson thence line of the same S 79 W 39 poles to a beech tree on the bank of Goose Creek same course continued to the center of Goose Creek thence down said creek N 35 W 44 poles N 21 poles N 18 E 21 poles N 65 W 6 poles to a water oak on the bank of Goose Creek same course continued 34 poles further to two white oaks & hickory on the top of the hill S 62 W 28 poles to a black gum N 46 W 14 poles to 2 black gum trees N 25 W 20 poles to a black and white oak N 4 W 30 poles to 2 chestnut oaks N 80 poles to a buckeye on Wild Cat Branch same course continued to the back line of the land deed by W E Walker to me thence to include all the land I now own (except the land sold & given to my other children all of which deeds I have acknowledged this day) to the beginning. To have & to hold unto the said Silas C Roberton & his heirs I will warrant and defend the title to the same from myself & my heirs. In witness whereof I have herewith set my hand the date and date above written.

David Robertson

Commonwealth of Kentucky Clay County Sct

I, William Woodock Clerk of the County Court aforesaid certify that this deed from David Robertson to Silas C Robertson was this day produced to me in my office and acknowledged by the said David Robertson to be his act and deed. Whereupon the same together with this certificate have been duly admitted to record in my office.

Given under my hand this the 24th day of Sept 1852

William Woodcock Clerk

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