Bullitt County History

James Halbert to Daniel Halbert - Shepherdsville Lot 31

Shepherdsville Lot #31 under the new plan was first purchased by James Halbert on 3 Apr 1818. He sold it to his son, Daniel Halbert on on 21 Apr 1819. Daniel then sold it to Ebenezer Younger on 6 Nov 1819. Next, Ebenezer sold it to James J. Dozier on 15 Apr 1820. Dozier next sold it to Joseph Hislop on 19 Mar 1821. And Hislop sold it to Francis Maraman on 10 Jan 1823.

The sale from James Halbert to Daniel Halbert is described below.

Bullitt County Deed Book D, Pages 230-231

This indenture made this 21st day of April 1819 between James Halbert of Bullitt County and State of Kentucky of the one part and Daniel Halbert of the same County and State of the other part. Witnesseth that the said James Halbert for and in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars current money to him in hand paid by the said Daniel Halbert, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain and sell unto the said Daniel Halbert and his heirs forever a certain lot or parcel of land situate in the said county of Bullitt and town of Shepherdsville, and known in Shanks' plan of said town by the number 31 together with all the advantages to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining. To have and to hold the said lot of land number 31 with its appurtenances unto the said Daniel Halbert and his heirs to and for his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said James Halbert doth covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Daniel Halbert and his heirs that he the said James Halbert will and his heirs, executors and administrators shall forever warrant and defend to him the said Daniel Halbert and his heirs the before described lot of land and appurtenances against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof the said James Halbert and Margaret his wife, hath set their hand and seals the day and year first above written. (signed) James Halbert, Margaret Halbert.

A deed of bargain and sale from James Halbert to Daniel Halbert for lot number 31 in the new plan of the town of Shepherdsville acknowledged by the said James Halbert in open court. Teste: James Halbert, Bullitt County Clerk.

As clerk of Bullitt County Court, I do certify that I have truly recorded the foregoing indenture of bargain and sale with the testimonial thereon endorsed and this certificate in my office as required by law. Given under my hand this 6th day of November 1819. (signed) James Halbert

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