James H. Lolley Deed
October 1, 1859
Ontario, Wayne, New York
James Lolley, apparently unable to pay the mortgage he took out from Hezekiah Hill, sells the family property in Ontario, Wayne, New York to John Watson of Walworth. Two years later he buys the property back from Watson.
Wayne Co., New York Deeds: Liber 76, Page 52
This Indenture made this first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine between James H. Lolly of the Town of Ontario in the County of Wayne and State of New York of the first part and John Watson of the town of Walworth in said County of the second part. Witnesseth, that the said party of the fist part, in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars [$750.00] to him duly paid has sold and by these presents does grant and convey to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns all that tract or parcel of land situate in the Town of Ontario in the County of Wayne and State of New York, Known and distinguished as the North part of Lot number forty three in the East division of Township number fourteen in the third range of Township and bounded as follows.
Beginning at the North East corner of said Lot, thence South four degrees west forty five, thence north eighty six degrees west fifty rods; thence North four degrees east forty five rods, thence South eight six degrees east fifty rods to the place of beginning. Containing fourteen acres and ten rods as surveyed by E. Davis be the same more or less.
Subject nevertheless to a certain Indenture of Mortgage made and executed by the said James H. Lolly the party of the first part to Hezekiah Hill on which there is now due the sum of one hundred and eighty seven dollars [$187.00] which the said John Watson assumes and agrees to pay the amount being deducted from the purchase money of said piece of land, said mortgage bearing date December 11th 1858.
With the appurtenances and all the estate, title, and interest therein the said party of the first part and the said James H. Lolly does hereby covenant and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that the premises thus conveyed in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second party his heirs and assigns he will forever warrant and defend against any person whomsoever lawfully claiming the same or any party thereof.
In witness whereof the party of the first part hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written. Sealed and delivered in presence of
James H. Lolley (seal)
State of New York, Wayne County SS: On the first day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine before me the subscriber personally appeared James H. Lolly to me know to be the same person described in and who executed the within instrument and acknowledges that he executed the same.
William A. Fuller, Justice of the Peace in said county
A true Copy Recorded September 21, 1860 at 8 o'clock A.M.
Lyman Lyon, Clerk
"New York, Land Records, 1630-1975," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-32629-2788-69?cc=2078654&wc=M7HY-9ZQ:358137201,358690601 : accessed 21 May 2014), Wayne > Deeds 1860-1861 vol 75-77 > image 339 of 932; citing County Clerk. County Courthouse.