Woodford County, Kentucky
Deed Book C2 p. 453-454
2 Mar 1801
Mary his wife of the County of Woodford and State of Kentucky of the one part and John Jackson of the same County & State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that Cotter & his wife Mary Heirs to Thomas Reaves Deceasd for and in consideration of the sum of Sixty Dollars current money by the said Jackson to the Sd. Cotter in hand paid at or before the Insealing (sic) & delivery of these presents have granted bargained and sold unto The Said John Jackson his Heirs & assigns forever an equal undivided Seventh part of a tract of Land lying and being in the county aforesaid on the waters of Glenns Creek, Containing by survey Eight Hundred and twenty acres formerly the property of Thomas Reaves be the same more or less which is bounded as followeth To wit, Begining (sic) on the west line of a precesstion (sic) of one Thousand acres Surveyed for John Williams & Obed McCrackin at a sugartree Hickory and Elm marked T R running Thence north seventy Degrees west 400 poles crossing branch at 30 poles & 40 poles and a small branch at 38 poles to a Hickory & Mulberry Thence South 20 W 390 poles to a black Walnut Honey Locust & Buckeye on a ridge Thence N.45 E, 420 poles with Williams and McCrackins line to the begining (sic) together with all & Singular profits & advantage to The said land belonging or in any wise apertaining (sic) there to, to have and to hold the said one equal Seventh part of the aforesaid Tract of 820 acres to the sd. John Jackson his Heirs & assigns forever and to no other use Intent or purpose whatsoever and that the said Cotter and Mary his wife shall & will forever warrant and defend the right & title of The aforesaid Land with its appurtenances to the said John Jackson his Heirs & assigns forever against the Challenge Claim property demand or molestation of us our Heirs, Executors, or Administrators, or any other person Claiming by or under us but That it is agr.d by the parties That This deed is only a relinquishment of our Claim in witness whereof We have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and year first written.
Signed and sealed in } George Cotter L.S.
Presence of us } her
Lewis Utterback Mary X Cotter L.S.
Elijah Pepper mark
William Philips Junr.
Woodford County Sct.
Mary Cotter personally appeared before us the Subscribers two of the Justices of the Peace in and for this county and freely & voluntarily reliknquished her right and dower in and to the within tract of Land agreeable to the forms of law given under our hands and and (sic) seales this 2.d day of April 1801
William Vawter L.S.
Lewis Young L.S.
At a Court held for Woodford County the 6.th day of April 1801
This Indenture was proved to be the act & deed of The said George Cotter by the Oaths of Lewis Young Lewis Utterback and Elijah Pepper witnesses thereto and with The certificate Thereon Ordered to be recorded.
Teste G Brooke C.C.