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Source Records for William Weller and Ellen Mears


Iowa Co. WI Land Records, Vol. N, p.417-18 [FHL 1479344]




indenture dated 3 Dec 1849; received 28 Mar 1850; Iowa Co. Land Records, Vol. P, p.306 [FHL 1479345]




Iowa Co. WI Land Records, Vol. P, p.327 [FHL film 1479345]



Transcription of the above:
Received April 1st 1850 at 11 1/2 o'clock P.M.
State of Wisconsin, Iowa County
To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting: Whereas the [--?--] of the County of Iowa in the State of Wisconsin did on the thirty first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six in pursuance of law, sell to John Bracken the following described premises to wit:

one half of the West Half of the South West quarter of Section No. Eleven in Town No. Four (4) North and Range No. four (4) East for the sum of Ten dollars and fourteen cents: Being the amount of taxes and charges due said County on the same for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty six and did issue certificate of the sale thereof to the said purchaser,

And whereas, the time allowed by law for the redemption of said premises expired on the thirty first day of December one thousand eight hundred and forty nine,

And whereas, John Bracken has assigned all his right, [--?--] and interest in and said tract to William Weller,

And whereas, said premises have not been redeemed within the time limited therefor by law and in consequence, the said purchaser, or his assigns has become entitled to a deed for the same from the proper offices,

And whereas, it appears that William Weller is the lawful owner of said certificate,

Here therefore know all men by these presents, that in the name of the State of Wisconsin, I Thomas S. Allen, Clerk of the Board of County Supervisors of the County aforesaid, by virtue of authority in me vested by an act entitled "The act concerning the duties of Clerks of County Commissioners" approved January 13th 1844, do grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto William Weller, and to his heirs and assignes forever, all of one half of the West half of the South West quarter of Section No. Eleven (11) Town No. four (4) North and Range No. four (4) East of the fourth principal meridian, together with all and singular the privileges and appurtinances thereunto belonging, to [--?--] and to [--?--] the same with the privileges and appurtinances to the said William Weller, his heirs and assigns forever.

In testimony whereof I Thomas S. Allen the said Clerke have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Commissioners seal at Mineral Point, State of Wisconsin, this thirtieth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty.

Iowa Co. Land Records, Vol. Q, p.465 [FHL film 1479345]

Transcription of the above:
Received January 27th 1852 at 1 o'clock P.M.
This indenture made the twenty seventh day of January in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two between John Bracken party of the first part and William Weller party of the second part both of Iowa County & State of Wisconsin

[--?--] forth that the [--?--] party of the first part in consideration of Forty dollars lawful money of the United States, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, has remised [sic], released, sold, conveyed and quit claimed and by these presents does remiss, release, sell, convey and quit claim unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever, the following described piece or parcel of land situate lying and being in Iowa County & State of Wisconsin and known as the undivided half of the West half of the South West quarter of Section No. eleven (11) Town No. four (4) of Range No. four (4) East of the fourth principal meridian, to have and to hold the same together with all and singular the appurtenances and privileges thereunto belonging or in any wise thereunto appurtaining and all the estate right title interest and claim whatsoever of the said party of the first part either in law or equity to the only proper use benefit and behoof of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever and the said party of the first part for his heirs, executors and administrators does covenant and agree to and with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that he will warrant and defend the aforesaid premises to be free and clear of all claim or claims of all and every person claiming or to claim by through or under him and none other.

In witness thereof, the said party of the first part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written. Signed sealed and delivered in presence of D.L. Allen, Wm. Henry
John Bracken (seal)
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