State of South Carolina
Know all men by these presents that I, Elizabeth Stack of Lexington District, in the state aforesaid, for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and bear unto my beloved daughter Elizabeth Sligh, wife of Thomas Sligh of the said district, as also for the better maintenance, support and livelihood of the said Elizabeth Sligh, have given granted aliened and released and by these presents do give grant alien and release unto said Elizabeth Sligh and to the heirs of her body, all that tract and parcel of land to which I am legally entitled as follows; first, my right and claim of dower in a certain tract of land of which John Stack my late husband died deceased lying in Lexington District in the state aforesaid in the waters of Saluda River, consisting of the following tracts vis-à-vis 100 acres purchased by the said John Stack deceased from Christian on 10 February 1806 originally granted to Catherine Clackly on 25 May 1774 being bounties land; 95 acres originally granted to Edward Watts on the first day of January 1787 and 144 acres, originally granted to Jacob Siebel's and Peter Brazleman, on the sixth day of August 1787 known in the said grant as number one; these three tracks are joining to each other. And secondly, the undivided share of William Stack one of the heirs of the said John Stack deceased which is one fourth part of the residue of the said deceased land after my dower or third is deducted from the said land, which the said William Stack conveyed to me by deed on the 28 day of November 1829
Together with all and singular the rights, members, hereditaments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining to have and to hold all and singular the premises above mentioned and described or intended so to be, unto the said Elizabeth Sligh and to the heirs of her body for ever in fee simple (except the right which I reserve to myself of living on the premises during the remainder of my natural life) and I do said Elizabeth Stack do hereby bind myself my heirs executors and administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Elizabeth Sligh and the heirs of her body (except as before accepted) against myself my heirs executors and administrators and against all persons whomsoever claiming under me lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.
Witness my hand and seal this fourth day of February in the year of our Lord 1830 and in the 54th year of the independence of the United States of America
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Jesse Debruhl Elizabeth Stack
James T Wade her Mark
Personally appeared Jesse Debruhl before me and made oath that he saw Elizabeth Stack science seal and deliver the within deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and that he with James T Wade in the presence of each other witness the due execution thereof
Sworn to before me this 4 February 1830 Jesse Debruhl
To declaration of gift
recorded in the office of register of mesne conveyance for Lexington district in book H page 236 and 237 16 April 1830 H. Fort, Registrar
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