Bishop to Bishop Deed, 1879

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Bishop to Bishop Deed, 1879

Courtesy of Judy Alley

Deed Book 14, Page 212 Carroll County Virginia

Jacob Bishop - William R Bishop land transaction

This deed made this 14th day of May in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-nine between J. S. Bishop and Melvina his wife of the County of Carroll and State of Virginia of the first part and W. R. Bishop of the second part of the County of Carroll and state aforesaid witness that the said J S Bishop for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars to him in hand paid by the said W R Bishop the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged hath granted unto the said W R Bishop his heirs and assigns a certain tract or parcel of land containing 69 acres lying in the county of Carroll and State of Virginia on the waters of Little Cranberry Creek and bounded as follows to wit: beginning at a stake on the Grayson and Carroll Turnpike Road ..... adjoining the land of F. O. Dobyns and ........ to said W R Bishop and his heirs to hold forever whereon I have set my hand and fixed my seal.
J S Bishop {seal}
Melvina Bishop {seal}
Virginia: Carroll County to wit:
I Saml Davis a notary public in and for the county and state aforesaid do certify that Melvina Bishop the wife of J S Bishop of whose name is signed to the writing hereto annexed bearing date on the 14th day of March 1879 has this day acknowledged the same before me in my county and on being examined by me privily and apart from her husband and having the deed fully explained to her, she, the said Melvina Bishop declared that she had willingly executed the same and wished not to retract it.
given under my hand on the 25th day of November A.D. 1880.
Saml Davis NP
for Carroll County

Virginia: Carroll County to wit:
I O. A. Lineberry Justice for the county aforesaid in the state of Virginia do certify that J S Bishop whose name is signed to the writing hereonto annexed bearing date on the 14th day of May 1879 has acknowledged the same before me in my county aforesaid.
Given under my hand the 9th day of December 1879.
O. A. Lineberry JP