|Elizabeth Vanmeter to George Wright, Clermont County, Ohio Deed Book F-05:230|
Know all men by these presents that we Elizabeth Vanmeter and Absalom Vanmeter Administrators of Joseph Vanmeter deceased for and in consideration of three hundred and thirty three dollars paid to said Joseph Vanmeter in his lifetime by George Wright of Clermont County and State of Ohio the receipt whereof we hereby acknowledge have given, granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do give, grant, bargain, sell, release, convey and confirm to him the said George Wright his heirs and assign all the right to the property calling and deed and the said Joseph Vanmeter his heirs and assigns of in and to a certain piece of .... lying in Pleasant Township County and State aforesaid in part of General Lawsons survey bounded as follows : Beginning at Moses Hicks S.E. Corner at a Sugar Tree thence North one hundred and forty seven poles to a Lynn and beech, thence south one hundred and five poles to a Lynn, thence south one hundred and forty seven poles to a Sugar and two beeches, thence East one hundred and five poles to the place of Beginning to have and to hold the said granted premises with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said George Wright his heirs and assigns forever promising thereby to Warrant and defend said granted premises against all persons claiming by, from or under the said Joseph Vanmeter his heirs or assigns: In Testimony whereof we hereunto set our hands and seals this 30th day of October 1807. Administration Absalom Vanmeter (seal) Elizabeth Vanmeter (her mark)
Signed sealed & delivered in presence of Allen Woods Wm. White.
State of Ohio Clermont County. I, Henry Chapman, one of the Justices of the pace acting in and for the county aforesaid do certify that William White and Allen Woods two of the subscribing witnesses to the within Indenture personally appeared before me the subscriber and under oath saith that the within named Elizabeth Vanmeter and Absalom Vanmeter did on the thirtieth day of October last acknowledge the within Indenture to be their act and deed for the purposes herein mentioned; In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of November 1807. Henry Chapman (seal).George Wright had been in Pleasant Township, Clermont County, Ohio since at least 1802, when he was enumerated in the census of the Northwest Territory. Pleasant Township was part of Clermont County that was later cut out to form Brown County, Ohio in 1818, which is where later records of our Wright family are located.
The Lawson survey was part of the Virginia Military Survey in Clermont County.
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