The Deed of Aurelius, Cayuga County, NY 1820

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This is the deed received by Barnard McQuade of Aurelius, Cayuga County, NY in 1820, handed down through the generations, and translated/transcribed by Brian and Ralph McQuade. This deed is held by Grace and Bill King.

This Indenture made the tenth day of October in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty between Thomas Mumford of the Town of Aurelius in the County of Cayuga and State of New York & Mary his Wife of the first part, and Barnard McQuade (one dot under the c) of the same place of the second part, Witnesseth, That the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars, lawful money of The United State of America, to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is herby acknowledged; Have granted, bargained, and sold, remised, released, aliened, and confirmed, and by these presents Do grant, bargain and sell, remise, release, alien, and confirm, unto the said party of the second part, in his actual possession now being and to his heirs and assigns forever, ALL that certain piece or parcel of land Situate; lying and being in the said Town of Aurelius being part of lot number thirty seven in the late East Cayuga Reservation and bounded as follows beginning on the north line of said lot, twelve Chains and fifty links east of the north west corner Thereof and running hence south two chains seven five links, thence fifteen chains fourteen links, thence north two chains seventy five links, thence west fifteen chains fourteen links to the place of beginning, Contain four acres and sixteen hundredths of an acre of Land.


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Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances (unknown word ending in unto) belonging an in any wise appertaining; and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof; and also all the estate, right, title, interest, property, claim or demand whatsoever, of the said parties of the first part, either in law or equity, of, in, and to the above described premises, with the said hereditaments and appurtenances, To Have and to Hold the said premises, above particularly described, to the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, to the sole and only proper use, benefit and behoof of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Thomas Mumford for himself and for his heirs, executors, and administrators, Doth covenant, grant, promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, the above bargained premises, in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, his heirs, and assigns, against the said parties of the first part, their heirs and assigns, and against all and every person or persons whatsoever lawfully or equitably claiming, or to claim the whole, or any part thereof, will forever WARRANT and DEFEND.


IN WITNESS whereof, the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

                                                                                    Thomas Mumford (signature)

                                                                                    Mary S. Mumford (signature)


IN PRESENCE OF                                    }

L. C. Foot