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1840 Crawford Duff Deed

Garrard County Kentucky

Deeds Vol. N page 406

No 1387 James & John Crawford to Wm W Duff

This Indenture made and entered into this 13th day of May
in the year 1840 between James Crawford & John Crawford, sons
of Isaac Crawford, who was a son-in-law of Jacob Miller,
of the County of Garrard & State of Kentucky of their part, and
William Duff of the sd County & State of the other part, witness
eth that sd James Crawford & John Crawford for and in consideration
of the sum of Twenty five dollars each to them in hand paid
the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have sold and by these
presents do convey tot he sd Duff, all the right, title and Interest
they held in a tract or parcel of land containing 197 1/2 acres lying
In Garrard Cty Ky on the waters of Paint Lick and being the same
on which their ancestor Jacob Miller died and from whence sd int
erest descended
being the one sixth of one eleventh of said land
to each James and John Crawford supposed to be sixth acres
to the
said Duff, his heirs [p] and the said James and John Crawford
by these presents covenant and agree to and with said Duff
that they will warrant and forever defend the title, the inter
est aforesaid free and discharged of all right, Interest, claims or
demand of themselves their heirs or assigns and from the clai
m or claims of all and every other person or persons whatever
to the sd Duff, his heirs absolutely.
In testimony whereof the parties of the first part have
hereunto st their hands and seals the date afsd
James A Crawford (seal)
John Crawford (seal)

State of Kentucky
Garrard County
I certify that this deed form James
A Crawford and John Crawford to William W Duff was pro
duced to me in my office on the 13th day of May 1840 and ack
nd by the said James A and John Crawford to be their act and
deed for the purposes therein mentioned.
Whereupon the said deed, together with this certificate is
truly recorded this 13th day of May 1840
Alex R McKee ck
Garrard County Court

Kentucky, Garrard. Book of Deeds. Film #183247 DGS 8568105. John and James Crawford, 13 May 1840 Book N: page 406; digital images, Family Search : viewed online June 2019.