John Cross and Ediff his wife
And Thomas Hunt and Ann his wife
This indenture made this thirteenth day of October in the year of our Lord seventeen hundred and eighty one between John Cross and Ediff his wife of York county and the state of Pennsylvania and Thomas Hunt and Ann his wife of the County of Baltimore and state of Maryland the only surviving sistars of a certain Richard Wiley, the son and heir of a certain William Wiley and Margaret his wife whose maiden name was Margaret Sing the grandaughter of Richard Taylor of the one part and William Hunter of Baltimore County and the State of Maryland of the other part witnesseth that whereas a certain Richard Taylor by his last will and testament devised unto his grand daughter Margaret Sing, part of a tract of land lying and being in Baltimore County and the State of Maryland and adjoining to the Western Run of Gunpowder and called Taylorís Discovery originally granted to the aforesaid Richard Taylor for five hundred acres of land more or less the said part of said tract of land devised as aforesaid containing one hundred fifty acres of land more or less after the death of the said Margaret Sing who intermarried with a certain William Wiley descended unto her eldest son Richard Wiley who also dying possessed thereof the same land descended unto the only surviving sisters of said Richard Wiley to wit Ediff Wiley and Ann Wiley which said sisters after intermarried with the above John Cross and Thomas Hunt as above mentioned . Now this indenture witnesseth that the said John Cross and Ediff his wife and Thomas Hunt and Ann his wife fore and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred pounds current money paid to them in hand by the said William Hunter at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt and payment whereof they the said John Cross and Ediff his wife and Thomas Hunt and Ann his wife do hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part and parcel thereof do exonerate and aquit and discharge the said William Hunter his heirs executors Administrators and assigns and every of them forever by these presents they the said John Cross and Ediff his wife and Thomas Hunt and Ann his wife have granted bargained and by these presents do grant and bargain sell ?? and confirm unto the said William Hunter his heirs, executors administrators and assigns forever all that part of the tract of land aforementioned called Taylorís discovery containing one hundred fifty acres of land and devised by the said Richard Taylor as aforesaid with all and every of their rights, members and appurtenances whatsoever and the reversions and ? Of all and singular said form ? Lands tenements heriditerments and premises hereby granted and of every part and parcel thereof and all rents issues ? Services profits to whom or any of them
And Thomas Hunt and Ann, his wife of either of them into ? Of the same, messuage lands tenements heriteriments and premises and every part and parcel thereof to have and hold the said messuage or tenement farm lands meadows and all other the premises hereby granted, bargained sold or mentioned or intended to be hereby granted bargained and sold and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of appurtences and the said William Hunter his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever and the said John Cross and Ediff his wife and Thomas Hunt and Ann his wife do hereby covenant grant and agree for themselves and their heirs the messuage farm lands tenements ?? And privileges them or any part or parcel of them or any of them incident belonging or appertaining and also all any every of the whole and estates rights letters claims interest and demands whatsoever of them the said John Cross and Ediff his wife and all singular other the promises herby granted and every part and parcel thereof with all singular their and every of their rights members and appurtences unto the said William Hunter his heirs executors administrators and assigns against them the said John Cross and Ediff his wife and Thomas Hunt and Ann his wife and their heirs and assigns and against all and every person and person whatsoever claiming by from or under them or any of them shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness the partners to these presents have set their hands and affixed their seals the same day and day first above mentioned.
Signed sealed and delivered In the presents of us
On the 13th day of October in the year of our lord 1781 then received of the above named William Hunter the sum of 700 pounds current money being the full of the consideration money aforesaid mentioned to be paid by him to us we say.
Received by witness
John Merry(soc. man)
) John Cross
Source : Baltimore County MD Deed Book WG G Page 496,495,497
Transcribed and contributed to the MdGenWeb project by: Kay L Hunt -richjhunt-at-comcast.net-