A Deed Between Samuel JOANS, Killingworth, New London Co., CT.,
& Ebenezer HURD, Killingworth, New London Co., CT

[Transcribed by Janece Streig]

Land Records, Volume 3, Page 45
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
Family History Library Film #4621

Entered May ye 28th 1717

To all Christian People to whome these presents Shall Come I Samuel JOANS of Saybrook in the County of Newlondon & Coloney of Connecticut send Greeting Kow ye that I the s'd Samuell JOANS for & in Consideration of the sum of thirty six pounds Currant money of y'e Coloney to me in hand well & truly payed to me before the Ensealing of these presents by Ebenezer HURD of Killingworth in the County & Coloney afore s'd Husbandman, Have Given, Granted, Bargained, sold alienated, Conveyed & Confirmed & by these presents Do fully freely & absolutely Give, Grant, Bargain, sell alien, Convey & Confirm unto him the s'd Ebenezer HURD his heirs & assigns forever a certain parcell of Land Contianing twenty four acres-with all the Divitions and rights in Common there to belonging or any waies appertaining with the Dwelling house fences Garden yards fences & fruit trees of what sort forever thereon being s'd Land scituate lying & being near ye Corn mill in the township of Killingworth afore s'd & is bonded northerly & northwesterly by ye highway & westerly by the Indian River southwesterly by the highway & southeasterly by Comon Land ?? now is And Easterly by the Comon & northerly by the Land of Ebenezer HURD & southerly by the Land of Nathaniell CHITTENDEN, To Have & to Hold the s'd Granted & Bargained premises with the appurtenances, privilidges and Comodities to the same belonging or in any waies appertaining to him the s'd Ebenezer HURD his heirs & assigns for Ever to his & their only proper use benifit & behoof forever and I the s'd Sam'll JOANS for my self my heirs Exeuctors and Administrators Do Covenant Grant & promise to & with the s'd Ebenezer HURD his heirs & assigns that before the Ensealeing herof I am the true sole & Lawfull owner of the above bargained premises and am Lawfully seized ?? possessed of the same in mine own right and that the s'd Ebenezer HURD his heirs & assigns shall and may from time to time & at all times forever here after by force & virtue of these presents Lawfully peaceably & quietly, Have Hold use occupie possess & Injoy the Demised and Bargained premises with the appurtenances free & Clear freely & Clearly acquitted Exonerated & discharged of and from all and all manner of other and former gifts, grants mortgages Entayles or incumbrances in the Law whatsoever moreover I the s'd Samuell JOANS for my self my heirs Executors & Administrators Do Covenant & Engage the above Demised, Granted & Bargained premises to him the s'd Ebenezer HURD his heirs & assigns against the Lawfull Claimes or demands of any person or persons whomsoever forever here after to warrant secure & defend In witness whereof I the s'd Samuell JOANS have set to my hand & seale this twenty ninth day of may Annodom'ie seventeen hundred and seventeen and in the third year of the Reign of our soveran Lord George King of Great Brittan &c

Signed, Sealed and delivered in y'e presents of us


memorandum that where its said Bounded by the Indian river it is now bounded by the Land of the s'd Ebenezer HURD; which the s'd HURD hath taken up as an appurtenance to y'e Land now purchasing

Samuell his S mark JOANS

Killingworth may ye 29th 1717 then and there personally appeared Samuell JOANS and acknowledged that the above written Instrument to be his free act and deed before me Abraham PIERSON Justice of peace

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