James H. Lolley Deed
April 2, 1861
Ontario, Wayne, New York
James Lolley buys back the family property he had sold John Watson in 1859.
Wayne Co., New York Deeds: Liber 77, Page 212
This Indenture made this Second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty one between John Watson and Elizabeth his wife of the Town of Ontario, County of Wayne, and State of New York of the first part, and James H. Lolley of the Town of Ontario, County and State aforesaid of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first part, in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars [$750.00] to them duly paid have sold and by these presents does grant and convey to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns all that tract of 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 Townships and bounded as follows.
Beginning at the Northeast corner of said Lot; thence South four degrees west forty five rods; thence North eighty six degrees west fifty rods; thence North four degrees east forty five rods; thence South eighty six degrees east fifty rods to the place of beginning. Containing fourteen acres and ten rods surveyed by E. Davis, be the same more of less.
Subject nevertheless to a certain Indenture of Mortgage made and executed by the said James H. Lolley to Hezekiah Hill on which there is now due the sum of one hundred and eighty seven dollars [$187.00] which the said James H. Lolley assumes and agrees to pay said Mortgage being dated December 11, 1858.
With the appurtenances and all the estate, title, and interest therein of the said party of the first part and the said John Watson and Elizabeth Watson do 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 part his heirs and assigns they will forever warrant and defend against any person whomsoever lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof.
In witness whereof the party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
John (his X mark) Watson
Elizabeth (her X mark) Watson
Sealed and delivered in the presence of A. W. Casey, State of New York, Wayne county.
On this second day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty one before me the subscriber personally appeared John Watson and Elizabeth his wife to me known to be the same persons described in and who executed the same. And the said Eliza Watson on a private examination by me apart from her said husband acknowledged that she executed the same freely and without any fear or compulsion of her said husband.
A. W. Casey, Justice of the Peace for the County of Wayne
A true Copy Recorded April 5, 1861 at 5 1/2 o'clock P.M.
Lyman Lyon, Clerk
"New York, Land Records, 1630-1975," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-32629-3112-95?cc=2078654&wc=M7HY-9ZQ:358137201,358690601 : accessed 21 May 2014), Wayne > Deeds 1860-1861 vol 75-77 > image 732 of 932; citing County Clerk. County Courthouse.