1815 Deed - Jacob & Lucy Killion to Elijah Reeves
Fleming County, Kentucky
Deed Book H, p187
11 Nov 1815
This indenture made this eleventh day of November one thousand eight hundred and fifteen between Jacob Killion & his wife Lucy of the one part and Elijah Reeves of the other part both of Fleming County & State of Kentucky witnesses that the said Killion for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars to him in hand paid the receipt is hereby acknowledged hath and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell and confirm unto Elijah Reeves his heirs & assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land it being a part of Bamul Colman survey in Fleming County and bounded as follows Beginning at three (?) oaks standing near the Blue banks on Story's branch thence south nine degrees west one hundred and sixty poles to two black oaks thence north eighty one west one hundred poles to three white oaks. Thence north nine degrees east one hundred and sixty poles to two white oaks thence south eighty one degree west one hundred poles to the Beginning containing one hundred acres To have and to hold the said tract of land with all its appurtenances to the said Reeves his heirs forever and the said Jacob Killion doth and will forever warrant and defend from himself and heirs and from Daniel Doleman & heirs agreeable to a deed the said Killion holds on James Coleman and now in the Clerks office of Fleming County and if said land should be lost by any other claim whatsoever the said Jacob Killio is to refund back to the said Elijah Reeves or his heirs the sum that James Coleman is to pay.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal in the presence of
Test Elisha Hind }Jacob (his x mark) Killion (seal)
Nathan Hind }
Elifat? Hind }
Fleming County Clerks office July eleventh eighteen hundred & sixteen - I Alexander S Lyle deputy clerk of the court for the County aforesaid certify that the deed of conveyance from Jacob Killion to Elijah Reeves was this day produced before me proven by the oaths of Elisha Hind a witness thereto to the act & deed hand & seal of said Jacob & ordered to be certified
Fleming County Clerk office November second eighteen hundred and eighteen
I James Crawford deputy clerk of the Court for the County aforesaid certify that this deed from Jacob Killion to Elijah Reeves was this day fully proven by the oath of Elijah Hind a witness thereto & duly recorded in my office
It's not clear which Elijah Reeves this was. Since Elijah Sr.
had already died by the date of this deed, it could be Elijah Jr
son of Spencer
. It would appear to be Elijah Jr
as this land is later sold
in 1821 by an Elijah and Nancy Reeves.
- Fleming County, Kentucky Deed Book H, p187