INDENTURE ELIZABETH to WILLIAM C. FREEMAN SR. 1816
Fauquier County Virginia Deed Book 20/ Page 385-86-87

This Indenture made this second day of April in the year of our lord One Thousand Eight
hundred and sixteen. Between Elizabeth Freeman widow and relic of James Freeman, deceased.
James Freeman, Benjamin Blackwell and Eleanor his wife, William Freeman and Mary Ann[1] his
wife. John Freeman, Nathaniel Freeman, Moab Freeman, Elizabeth Freeman, Sally Freeman,
Nancy Freeman and Polly Freeman children and representatives of the said James Freeman
deceased late of the county of Fauquier and state of Virginia of the one part and William C.
Freeman of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnessed that the said Elizabeth
Freeman widow and relic of James Freeman deceased, James Freeman, Benjamin Blackwell and
Eleanor his wife, William Freeman and Mary Ann his wife. John Freeman, Nathaniel Freeman,
Moab Freeman, Elizabeth Freeman, Sally Freeman, Nancy Freeman and Polly Freeman children
and representatives of the said James Freeman deceased for and in consideration of the sum of
twelve hundred dollars to them in hand paid and secured to be paid at and before the sealing and
delivery of these presents the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and thereof doth
release acquit and discharge the said William C. Freeman his heirs and assigns forever have
granted bargained and soto and doby these presents. Grant bargain and sell and confirm unto
the said William C. Freeman his heirs and assigns forever all their rights title interest claim and
demand whatsoever of in and to certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the
county of Fauquier and on the waters of the Rappahannock River, and whereon the said James
Freeman deceased lately lived and Bounded as follows to wit.
Beginning at a white oak on the said river corner to Lee, and running down said river 124 poles
to a mulberry tree corner to George Williams thence south --- --- 30 east 62 poles to a stone and
stake on a nole thence south 78 e 137 poles to a red oak and Spanish oak in said Williams line
and near his corner. Thence North 35- 30 West 150 poles to the Beginning Containing Seventy
Acres. It begin the same land the said James Freeman deceased purchased of Benjamin Butler
by deed bearing date the 31 day of March One Thousand Seven Hundred an Eighty Four and
now of record in the said County Court of Fauquier, Together with all Right Title Interest Claim
and Demand whatsoever of in and to any part or parts of the Estate of James Freeman---
deceased which they were or may be entitled as the heirs and segates of James Freeman---
Deceased. Together with all and hereditaments appurtenance whatsoever to the same belonging
or in anywise appertaining and the revision and revisions remainder and remainders rents issues
and profits to same belonging or in anywise appertaining. To Have and to Hold the hereby
granted---- --- ----
With all the improvements and appearances thereto belonging or in anywise appertaining unto the
said William C. Freeman his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Elizabeth Freeman, James
Freeman, Benjamin Blackwell and Eleanor his wife, William Freeman and Mary Ann his wife,
John Freeman, Nathaniel Freeman, Moab Freeman, Elizabeth Freeman, Sally, Nancy and Polly
Freeman their heirs executors and administrators doeth covenant and to and with the said
William C. Freeman his heirs and assigns that they are now at the time of sealing and delivery of
these present seized and --------- of a good sure herfict and indefeasible , estate of of inheritance
inc fee scimlle of and the premises hereby intended to bargained and sold, Free and clear of and
from all former gifts, grants, bargains, sales, dowers, rights and title of dowers, judgments,
executors, titles, troubles, charges and in cumbrances whatsoever, made done committed or
suffered by the said Elizabeth Freeman, widow and relic of James Freeman deceased. James
Freeman, Benjamin Blackwell and Eleanor his wife, William Freeman and Mary Ann his wife,
John Freeman, Nathaniel Freeman, Moab Freeman, Elizabeth Freeman, Sally, Nancy and Polly
Freeman heirs and segaties of the said James Freeman deceased or any other person or persons
whatsoever, made, done, committed or suffered by them and they do by these present forever
warrant and defend the hereby granted land and premises with all and singular the appurtenances
thereto belonging against themselves their heirs, executors and administrators and against all and
every other person or persons whatsoever shall and will forever warrant and defend by these
present unto the said William C. Freeman his heirs and assigns forever, In witness whereof they
have hereunto set their hand and affixed their seals the and year first above written.

John Freeman {Seal} Elizabeth (X) Freeman {Seal}
Moab X Freeman {Seal} James Freeman {Seal}
Elizabeth (X) Freeman {Seal} Benjamin (X) Blackwell {Seal}
Sally Freeman {Seal} Eleanor (X) Blackwell {Seal}
Nancy (X) Freeman {Seal} William Freeman {Seal}
Polly (X) Freeman {Seal} Mary Ann Freeman {Seal}


Signed, Sealed and Delivered
In the presence of
Daniel Withers
Edgar Doors
William Settle
James w. Doors

At a court held for the county of Fauquier the 24th day of June 1816. This indenture of bargain
and sale was produced into court and proved to be act and deed of E. Freeman, James
Freeman, Benjamin Blackwell and Eleanor his wife Wm. Freeman and Mary Ann his wife, John
Freeman, Moab Freeman, Elizabeth, Sally, Nancy, and Polly Freeman by oath of Edgar Doors
and James Doors witnessed thereto. And at a court onto for said county the 28th day of Oct.
1816. The same was produced into court and was futher proved by Daniel Withers another
witness thereto is ordered to be recored.
TESTE David Withers C. C.