Deed Sarah Roberts to Thomas Roberts

Source: Original Document Strafford County Registry of Deeds
Vol 113, Page 429
Submitted & Donated to this project by Denise Shoo

           Know A ll Men by these present that I Sarah Roberts of Rochester in the County of Strafford and State of New Hampshire for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars to me in hand before the delivery hereof well and truly paid by my son Thomas Roberts of said Rochester in the aforesaid County and State husbandman, the receipt where of I do hereby acknowledge, have given, granted, bargained, sold, and by these presents do give grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, convey and confirm unto the said Thomas his heirs and assigns a certain tract and lying on Cochecho River (so called) above the little falls, it being all my rite and title while I now am possessed off - of the lot originally granted to Gershom Wentworth and by Gershom Wentworth conveyed to my late husband Timothy Roberts deceased and Sarah Roberts by deed bearing date 21st April AD 1788, containing about one hundred and twenty acres be the same more or less, and the southwest and of the same lot.
            To Have and To Hold the said granted premises, with all the privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging to him the said Thomas his heirs and assigns forever. And I the said Sarah for myself my heirs, executors and administrators, do hereby covenant, and agree to and with the said Thomas that until the delivery hereof I am the true and sole owner of the said granted premises, and am siezed and possessed though in my own right in fee simple (except that part or portion that I have heretofore conveyed to my son John Roberts) and that I have good right and lawful authority to sell and convey the same in manner aforesaid, and that the same are free and clear of all and any incumbrances whatever, and that I my heirs executors, Administrators will warrant and defend the same to him the said Thomas his heirs and assigns against the lawfull claims and Demands of any person or persons whatever. Nevertheless the said Thomas is not to come into possession of the before described granted premises during the natural life of the said Sarah, and the said Thomas doth hereby agree that the said Sarah shall have the full enjoyment and benefit of the said premises, with all privilege appurtaining thereunto during her natural life. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 28th day of May AD 1822 ~
Signed Sealed and delivered }
in Presence of us               }
      Sarah Roberts [Seal]
Eph'm Coleman
Simon Davis
Rockingham SS. Newington May 28th 1822 . Then the above named Sarah Roberts personally appearing acknowledged the within instrument to be her free act and deed before me.
Ephraim Coleman , Justice of the Peace
Received May 30, 1822
                Examined by
M.L. Neal, Rdr.

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