Berkeley County Unrecorded Deeds, Book ??
FHL film 1838669 item 3
This Indenture made the 26th day of May in the year of our Lord 1838 between William Whitenah of Fulton County, Illinois, of the first part, and John G. Whitenah of Berkeley County Virginia of the second part. Witnesseth, that the party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty Dollars, to him in hand paid by the party of the second part, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, doth by these presents, grant, bargain, sell, alien, and confirm unto the party of the second part, all the Estate, right title, Interest and claim (including all reversionary Interest) of the said William Whitenah, in and to the real Estate of which Henry Whitenah father of the said William died seized and possessed, situate in the said County of Berkeley- said Interest being one eight part of a tract of Land containing Two hundred Acres more or less, now in the occupancy of the said John Whitenah-- Also all the Estate right title and interest, (including all reversionary interest) of the said William Whitenah, in the share or portion of his Sister Eleanor Whitenah, in said Estate, she having died intestate without issue.
To Have and to Hold the said premises, with all the estate, rights, improvements, hereditaments, and appurtenances, thereinto belongin gor in any wise appertaining, unto the party of the second part his heirs and assigns-- To the only proper use and behoof of the party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever. And the party of the first part for himself his Heirs, executors and administrators doth by thest presents convenant to and with the party, of the second part his heirs and assigns, that the said party of the first part is seized of a perfect and indefeasible estate of inheritance, in fee simple, in the premises hereby conveyed, and hath the absolute right to bargain, sell and convey the same in manner aforesaid, and that he will warrant and defend the said premises, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever, against all claims and demands of all persons whomsoever. In testimony whereof the parties have herunot subscribed their names, and affixed their seals, the date above written.
Signed, Sealed and Delivered
in Presence of,
William Whitnah (Seal)
J.G. Whitenah (Seal)
1838 May 28th Acknd. in Co. by the parties, and admitted to record.
HC Waite, C.B.C.
State of West Va.,
County of Berkeley,
ss. April 28--1903
The within deed was this day produced in my office and re-admitted to record.
J.L. Bender Clerk,
County Court of Berkeley Co., W.Va.