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27 Feb 1866 quit claim from Amanda Weller and related documents in William Weller Probate File [FHL film 1510005]



Transcription of the above: For a valuable consideration to me in hand paid by Melissa Weller, Charlotte Prouty, George Weller, Charles Weller and Emma Weller, I hereby have this day granted, bargained and sold, and do by these presents grant, bargain and sell unto the said Melissa Weller, Charlotte Prouty, George Weller, Charles Weller and Emma Weller, all my right, title, interest and claim of in and to all and singular the personal estate of William Weller, late of Richland County, State of Wisconsin, deceased, hereby authorising the said Melissa Weller, Charlotte Prouty, George Weller, Charles Weller and Emma Weller, to take and have and hold all my said right title and interest of, in and to said personal property for their sale, use and [look] of presence.





Transcription of the above: On or about the 27th February 1866 I was present at a conversation held between Mrs. A.M. Weller and Enoch Prouty at the residence of the late William Weller in the Town of Buena Vista, Richland County Wisconsin, in which the said Prouty in behalf of the heirs of the said William Weller deceased & in consideration of the agreement of the said Mrs. Weller to [] & relinquish her claim as widow of the said deceased agreed to move her & her goods to her own house in the said town of Buena Vista, further to build an addition of one room to said house for her use, to provide her with all necessary provisions & supplies until she could procure the same from the avails of her farm and also that she should have the privilege of obtaining whatever additional articles she needed from the store on his account, and that she should be allowed one cow from stock belonging to the estate and all this was in consideration of her [] her right to dower.  There were several members of the family of William Weller deceased present at the conversation but I do not remember their names.