Bullitt County History

Caleb W. Samuels to Minerva Samuels - 2 Tracts

On 22 Aug 1863, Caleb Wise Samuels sold two tracts of land along Weaver's Run to his sister-in-law, Minerva Samuels, widow of his brother Lewis. The tracts are described in the transcribed deed below.

Bullitt County Deed Book P, Page 275-276

This indenture made and entered into this 22nd August 1863 between Caleb W. Samuels and Ruah J. his wife of the County of Bullitt and State of Kentucky of the one part and Minerva Samuels of the same county and state of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of $224.25 in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they the said Samuels and wife have granted, bargained and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, release and convey unto the said Minerva Samuels the following described tracts of land on Weaver's Run in said county of Bullitt, bounded as follows, namely.

Beginning at a stake in Weaver's Run in Daniel Johnson's land and corner to land sold by Brown to Stibbing, thence with Stibbing's line S 50° E 115 1/2 poles to a large beech, Stibbing's corner, and same course 2 1/2 poles in all 118 poles to a stake at the fence, thence with the fence N 84° E 14 poles, S 74° E 5 poles, N 27 1/2° E 13 poles, N 10° E 10 1/4 poles, East 6 poles to corner of the fence at the Kileben, thence N 19 1/2° E including a stable 29 1/5 poles, N 34 1/2° E 28 poles, N 78° W 46 1/2 poles, N 20° E 33 1/4 poles, N 69 1/2° E 26 1/2 [poles], N 65° E 25 pols, N 88 1/2° E 6 poles, N 67° E 2 poles to a stake inside of a fence in May and Johnson's original line, thence with said line N 60 1/2 W passing Thomas Paulley's corner of sugar tree and beech stumps at 21 poles in all 60 poles to a stake in Weaver's Run at the intersection of Drake's line and coerner to Paulley and McNutt home tract thence down Weaver's Run S 51° W 32 poles, S 52° W 44 poles, S 38° W 49 1/2 poles to the beginning, containing 69 acres.

The other tract is bounded as follows. Beginning at two black locusts, Stibbing's corner, thence with the fence S 71° E 26 poles to a corner of the fence at the road, thence with the fence N 22° E 24 3/5 poles to corner of the fence at the gate, thence S 60 1/2° E 10 poles to a stake, division corner between L. W. Samuels' heirs and Caleb W. Samuels, thence S 29° W 35 poles to a stake in Stubbins' line, thence with same No 50° W 33 1/4 poles to the beginning.

To have and to hold said before described tracts of land with the improvements thereon unto the said Minerva Samuels, her heirs &c, adn the said Caleb W. Samuels and wife for themselves, their heirs &c covenant and agree to and with the said Minerva Samuels, her heirs &c that they will and their heirs shall forever warrant and defend the title to said tracts of land against the claims of all persons claiming or to claim the same.

In testimony whereof, the grantors have hereto set their hands the day and date first written. (signed) C. W. Samuels, Ruah J. Samuels

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