A Deed Between Lemuel & John WELLMAN, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& Jonah RUTTY & William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth Land Records
Book 16 Page 65
FHL Film #4628
Deed from Lemuel and John WELLMAN to Jonah RUTTY & William CARTER
To all People to whom these Presents shall come:--GREETING.
KNOW Ye, That we Lemuel WELLMAN & John WELLMAN of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut
for the consideration of Eight Pound, lawful money of the State of Connecticut--.
Received to our full satisfaction of Jonah RUTTY & William CARTER of s'd Killingworth
Do give, grant, bargain, fell, and confirm unto the said Jonah & William a certain piece of Salt Marsh lying in s'd Killingworth at a place called the neck Field - beginning at the northeast corner by the highway running thence 20 rods south to Hammonaset River - thence westerly 4 rods by the River - thence Northerly 20 rods to Highway on the upland - thence by the highway Easterly 4 rods to the first mentioned Corner - & is bounded Easterly on Jedidiah BUELL's meadow - southerly on Hammonaset River - westerly on meadow which Samuel MERRIL's sold to Joseph WILLCOX 2d - & David BUELL 2d it being the Easterly half of the meadow s'd MERRILS bought of Peter KELCEY - Estimated at half an acre be the same more or less--
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto them the said Jonah & William their heirs and assigns forever, to their own proper use and behoof. And also, we the said Lemuel and John do for ourselves and our heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said Jonah & William their heirs and assigns; that all and until the ensealing these presents we are well seized of the premises as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple, and have good to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written, and that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
AND FURTHERMORE, we the said Lemuel & John
Do by these presents, bind ourselves and our heirs forever to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to them the said Jonah & William their heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 14 day of May Anno Domini 1800
Signed, sealed and delivered
In presence of
Lemuel WELLMAN (Seal)
John WELLMAN (Seal)
Middlesex County ss. Killingworth May 14 1800-
Personally appeared Lemuel WELLMAN & John WELLMAN signers and sealers of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be their free act and deed, before me
Joseph WILLCOX 2d Justice Peace
Entered June 18 1800