This Deed, made this 10th day of March 1881, between Adam C. Moler and Cora V. his wife, John H. Daniels and Mary E. his wife, and William H. Link and Martha R. his wife, parties of the first part, and Ann Welsh, party of the second part, all of the County of Jefferson and State of West Virginia, Witnesseth: that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of forty five dollars ($45.00) to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt of which they do hereby acknowledge, do grant and convey unto the said party of the second part, her heirs and assigns forever all that contain lot or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Jefferson and State of West Virginia, and inbound within metes and bounds, viz: Beginning at a stone on the North side and near a road leading from the residence of Dennis Daniels to Flanagan’s stone quarry and running an easterly course to a stone corner to John Flanagan; [?] a southerly course to a stone in the middle of said road, turn a westardly course to the beginning, containing one half acre more or less. The said lot hereby conveyed [?] the eastern part of the land belonging to the parties of the first part, which descended to them at the death of their grandmother Mrs. Martha Flanagan, and adjoins the lands of John Flanagan to the North and [?], and the heirs of Mrs. Ann R. Daniels deed on the South. To have and to hold the said above described lot of land unto [?] the said Ann Welsh, her heirs and assigns forever. And the parties of the first part, the aforesaid pre[?] unto the said Ann Welsh her heirs and assigns, against the claims and demands of all persons whomsoever, do and will warrant and forever defend, by [?] [?]. The parties of the first part agree that a well of water in the road mentioned in this deed shall be accessible to the party of the second part, she, the said Ann Welsh to have the privilege to use water from said well, and that the party of the second part to bear one half the expense of keeping said well in repair, and both parties agree further that the said road shall not be closed unless both parties give their consent thereto.
Witness the following signatures and seals.
Adam C. Moler
Cora V. Moler
John W. Daniels
Mary E. Daniels
William H. Link
Martha R. Link
State of West Virginia
Jefferson County, to-wit.
I, Adam Link a Justice in and for the County aforesaid and State of West Virginia, do certify that Adam C. Moler, John H. Daniels and William H. Link, whose names are signed to the writing above bearing date on the 10th day of March 1881, acknowledged the same before me in my County aforesaid, and I also further certify that at the same time Cora V. Moler, wife of the said Adam C. Moler, Mary E. Daniels, wife of the said John H. Daniels, and Martha R. Link, wife of the said William H. Link, whose names are also signed to the said writing personally appeared before me in my County aforesaid, and being duly examined by me privately and apart from their husbands, and having the writing aforesaid fully explained to them, they, the said Cora V. Moler, Mary E. Daniels and Martha R. Link, acknowledged the said writing to be their act, and declared that they had willingly [?] the same and do not wish to retract it.
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