1841 Deed - John U. Reeves to Thomas I. Reeves

1841 Deed - John U Reeves to Thomas I Reeves

1841 Deed – John U. Reeves to Thomas I. Reeves

Prince William County, Virginia
Deed Book 21, p. 405
29 May 1841


The State of Ohio, Knox County SS
Know all men by these presents that I John W ( sic U ) Reeves of the county of Knox & State of Ohio in consideration of the sum of Forty dollars to me in hand paid by Thomas I. Reeves of the county of Prince William Va. I hereby release transfer and sell to said Thomas I. Reeves all my right title and interest to the Estate of Hezekiah H. Reeves Dec’d late of the County of Prince William in the State of Virginia both real and personal to him his heirs & assigns forever meaning and hereby intending to so assign & convey absolutely to him the said Thos. I Reeves all my interest to said Estate both legal & equitable to his own proper use and benefit In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this May 29th 1841
The above interlineations             §                                         John U. Reeves (Seal)
Made before signing                      §
          In Presence of
                    R. J. Hickman
                    Jacob Prichard

The State of Ohio           Knox County SS
                    Personally appeared before me R. J. Hickman a Justice of the Peace in & for said county the above named John U. Reeves the signer and sealer of the above instrument who acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the same for the purposes therein expressed & desired that the same might be recorded as such.
                                                                                                                    R. J. Hickman JP (Seal)
                                                                                                                    Justice of th Peace
In the Clerks office of Prince William County Court November 17th 1851
This deed from Reeves to Reeves was received with Certificate annexed and admitted to record.
                                                                                                                    Teste       J. Williams CC


Although this deed was initially written in Knox County, Ohio, it does not appear to have been recorded in Prince William County, Virginia until 1850 when it was recorded along with the deeds by the other heirs of Hezekiah H. Reeves when the dower portion of their father's land was distributed to the heirs.


Prince William County VA DB 21, p. 405, online scanned originals at Family Search