John and Mary Jarnigan
Donated by Jeri Corbitt


Highland County Recorder's Office, Hillsboro, OH
Deed Book T-1 Pages 79-80
Transcribed by Jeri L. Corbitt


This Indenture made this fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Eleven, between John Jarnigan and Mary his wife of the County of Highland and state of Ohio of the one part and Isaac Jarnigan of the County and State aforesaid of the other part, witnesseth that the said John Jarnigan and Mary his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and forty dollars to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and forever acquit and discharge the said Isaac Jarnigan, his heirs, Executors and administrators, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, and confirmed, and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien and confirm with the said Isaac Jarnigan his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land, lying & being in the county aforesaid and on the waters of the Rocky fork of Paint Creek, Beginning at a white oak in the line of Archibald Smiths Survey and South west comes to John Jarnigans survey thence with said Jarnigans line N 89 E 239 poles crossing a small branch at 158 poles and one at 180 poles, to a gum, Dogwood and Sasafras, said John Jarnigans South East Corner thence S 1 1/2 E 84 poles to a Lynn, & dogwood South East Corner to said Smiths Survey: thence with Smiths line N 1 1/2 West 84 poles to the beginning, containing one hundred and twenty five acres, be the same more or less, being part of a survey entered and surveyed in the name of John Graham, of Eight hundred acres N of Entry 2907. Together with all improvements, watercourses, profits and appurtenances, whatsoever to the said premises belonging or in any wise appertaining and the revisions, remainders profits and all the Estate right title and interest property claim and demand of them the said John Jarnigan and Mary his wife of in and of the same to have and to hold the lands hereby conveyed, with all & singular the premises and any part and parcel thereof, with every of the appurtenances unto the said Isaac Jarnigan his heirs and assigns forever to the only proper use and behoof of heirs the said Isaac Jarnigan his heirs and assigns forever and the said John Jarnigan and Mary his wife, for themselves their heirs, Executors and administrators to covenant promise and agree to and with the said Isaac Jarnigan, his heirs and assigns by these presents, That the premises before mentioned now are and forever hereafter shall remain free of and from all former and other gifts grants bargains sales, dowers, rights and title of dower, ____________, Executions, titles, troubles charges and incumbrances whatsoever done or suffered to be done by these the said John Jarnigan & Mary his wife and the said John Jarnigan & Mary his wife and their heirs all and singular the premises hereby bargained and sold with the appurtenances, unto the said Isaac Jarnigan his heirs and assigns against the said John Jarnigan and Mary his wife, and their heirs and all and every other person or persons whatsoever doth and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In testimony whereof the said John Jarnigan and Mary his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Signed Sealed & delivered in the presence of us John (his x mark) Jarnigan
Thomas Grove Mary (her x mark) Jarnigan

The State of Ohio
Highland County

Personally appeared before me the subscribers a Justice
assigned to keep the peace in & for the County aforesaid the written named
grantors John Jarnigan and acknowledged the written signing and sealing to be
his act and deed for the purposes therein
Also personally appeared before me, the written named Mary his wife and
being duly examined separately and apart from her said Husband, did fully and
voluntarily of her own consent, relinquish her dower and right of dower without
the persuasion or threat of her said husband to the premises therein Expressed,
given under my hand and seal this 20th day of December 1811
William Head Esq
Transcribed March 12th 1887= (HS Vaun Rec HCo O)

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