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"Land Deed between Joseph Hempe and Francis "Frank" Joseph Schifferdecker."

Grantor: Joseph Hempe, et al

Grantee: Francis J. Shifferdecker  (a/k/a - Francis "Frank" Joseph Schifferdecker)

Deed dated: February 19, 1853

Deed filed: February 1853

Deed recorded: February 24, 1853

Deed record location: Monroe County, Illinois

Deed recorded in: Book P, Page 201

Note: This is the first of two known land deeds made between Francis "Frank" Joseph Schifferdecker and his brother-in-law Joseph Hempe. It involves the estate of Joseph and his wife Theresa (Bopp) Schifferdecker. Herein, two of the children with their spouses apparently sell and relinquish their share of the family farm to their brother Francis "Frank" Joseph Schifferdecker.

Provided by: Don E. Williams


"Transcript of the above Land Deed"

This deed made and entered into this nineteenth day of February AD Eighteen hundred and fifty three Between Peter Sauer and Mary Sauer his wife and Joseph Hempe and Catherine Hempe his wife of the first part and Francis Schifferdecker of the second part all of the County of Monroe and State of Illinois. Witnefoeth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars to them paid by the party of the second part, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold and to these presents do grant bargain convey and confirm unto the said Francis J. Schifferdecker his heirs and assigns forever one third of the following described tracts of land which descended to the aforesaid Mary Sauer and Catherine Hempe from their deceased Father Joseph Schifferdecker subject however to the Dower of the Widow of said Joseph Schifferdecker deceased. To wit: South half of the North East quarter Section one Township No. four South Range ten west containing eighty acres and the north west quarter of the south west quarter & the south west quarter of the north west quarter of Section six Township four south Range nine west containing seventy eight acres together with all and including the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining to have and to hold the above described tracts of land unto the said Francis J. Schifferdecker and to his heirs and assigns forever and the said Peter Sauer and Mary Sauer his wife and Joseph Hempe & Catherine Hempe his wife do hereby convenant to and with said Francis J. Schifferdecker his heirs and assigns that the titles so conveyed of the above undivided third of lands (excepting the Dower as aforesaid) is free from all encumbrances and that will forever warrant and defend the same against the Legal Claims of all persons whomsoever. In witness whereof the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

            Wit: Bradley Rust                                            Peter Sauer

                                                                                   Maria Sauer

                                                                                   Joseph Hempe

                                                                                   Catherine Hempe


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