Bullitt County History

Henry O. Maraman to Wilhite Carpenter - Land East of Shepherdsville

This deed, written on 28 Nov 1856, transferred land east of East Street in Shepherdsville to Wilhite Carpenter. This had been part of Shepherd's original 900 acre patent.

Bullitt County Deed Book O, Page 38

This indenture made this 28th day of November 1856 between Henry O Maraman and Elmira, E, Maraman, his wife of the first part and Wilhite Carpenter of the second part all of Bullitt County, Kentucky. Witnesseth that the party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of $1200, $600 of which is in hand paid, and the note of the party of the second part due in 12 months from this date which bears interest from this date, they the party of the first part, hath granted, bargained, and sold unto the party of the second part, all their right, title, and interest of and to all the land, which is in Shepherd's 900 acre survey, and which lies east of East Street of Shepherdsville when extended (North 6 1/2° East to McGee's line), and all of said survey lying east of East Street extended as aforesaid is sold except the Seminary Lot. It is understood McDowell has a small slip of this ground under fence which is a quit claim title is only made to said slip under fence.

To have, and to hold the boundary herein set out unto the said Wilhite Carpenter, his heirs and assigns, with the exception and reservations as stated above against the claim of the party of the first part, and their heirs and all other persons, claiming or to claim the same, this being a deed in fee simple with title of general warranty. Witness the hands and seals of the grantors the day and year first written. (signed) H. O. Maraman, Elmira Maraman.

State of Kentucky, Bullitt County, Sct. I Robert F. Samuels, clerk of the County Court for said County, do certify that on the 28th day of November 1856 this deed from H. O. Maraman and wife to Wilhite Carpenter was produced to me in my county and acknowledge by the said H. O. Maraman and Elmira his wife to be their act and deed and the same was ordered to be recorded, which is truly done in my office this 29th day of October 1857. (signed) R. F. Samuels, Clerk.

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