… For my Self my Heirs Executors and Administrators Do hereby Covenant and Engage the said ____?____ Premises unto him the said Eleazer Partridge his Heirs and Assigns. Against all the Lawful Claims or Demands of any Person or Persons, whatsoever forever hereafter to Warrant Secure and Defend: and Elizabeth Rich the Wife of me the said Samuel Rich doth hereby freely willing Resign up unto the said Eleazer Partridge his Heirs and Assigns forever. All her right of Dower and power of Thirds in and unto the Premises. In witness whereof the said Samuel Rich and Elizabeth his wife here unto set their Hand and Seal, the Twenty first Day of December Anno Domini 1720 – Samuel Rich and a Seal. Elizabeth Rich and a Seal – Signed Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of us, Ebenezer Mason, Thomas Sanford – Suffolk fc. Mendon November. 14. 1721. Samuel Rich and Elizabeth his Wife on the other Side named Personally Appearing Acknowledged the within written Instrument to be their free Act and Deed. Before me Josiah Chapin Justice of Peace – October. 8. 1740. Received and Accordingly Entred and Examined. Samuel Gerrish Regr.
Partridge to Partridge
To all People to whom these Presents Shall Come I Eleazer Partridge of Bellingham in the County of Suffolk in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New england Husbandman, do send Greetings Know Ye that I the said Eleazer Partridge For and in Consideration of the Parental Love Good Will and Affection which I have and do bear unto my Wellbeloved son Joseph Partridge of Bellingham aforesaid Husbandman Have given granted and Bequeathed and by there Presents. Do full freely and Absolutely give grant and Bequeath unto the said Joseph Partridge his heirs and assigns for ever One moiety or half part of my Lands and Meadows in Bellingham aforesaid Together with one half part of my Welling house and Barn thereon Erected. To have and to Hold all the above granted given and Demised Premises with all the appurtenances Priviledges and Commodites to the same belonging or in any kind appertaining unto him the said Joseph Partridge his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their only Proper use Benefit and Behoof forever as an absolute Estate of Inheritance in fee simple without any Manner of Condition or Revertion so as to alter Change or make Void the same. In witness whereof
I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the fifth Day of January Anno Domini 1727. Eleazer Partridge and a Seal. Signed Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of John Holbrook William Hayward. Suffolk fc. December ye 4th 1730. Eleazer Partridge the above named grantor Personally appearing acknowledged the above written Instrument to be his free and voluntary act and Deed before me Daniel Taft Justice of Peace October 8th, 1740. Received and accordingly Entred and examined. P. Samuel Gerrish Regr.
Partridge to Parker
To all People to whom these Presents Shall Come I Joseph Partridge of Bellingham in the County of Suffolk in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Husbandman, For and in Consideration of the of the sum of five hundred pounds lawful money of New England to me in hand before the Ensealing hereof well and truly paid by Jacob Parker of Watertown in the County of Middlesex and Province aforesaid yeoman the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge and my self therewith fully Satisfied and Contented and thereof and of every part and parcel thereof do esconerate acquit and Discharge him the said Jacob Parker and his heirs executors and administrators for ever by these Presents Have given Granted Bargained Sold Aliened Conveyed and Confirmed and by these Presents Do freely fully and Absolutely give grant bargain Sell Aliene Convey and Confirm unto him the said Jacob Parker and to his Heirs and Assigns forever My now Dwelling house in said Bellingham and Barn and Other Buildings thereto belonging and my homestead and outlands in said Bellingham (viz!) the whole Easterly Part of the said Dwelling house and the land thereabout Excepting what the leantoe at the Westerly end of the house Stands on and away from said Leantoe to the Country Road two Rods wide said homestead lying on both sides of the Country Road Bounding Westerly on the land of Ebenezer Thomson Northerly on the land of Benjamin Partridge Easterly on the homestead belonging to the Heirs of John Marsh Deceased and Southerly on a Swamp belonging two third of it to the said heirs and One third which I now sell to said Parker as it lyes with the other Two thirds undivided the whole being Bounded Northerly on said homestead and in part on the land of Ebenezer Thomson, Westerly on the land of Joseph Holbrook …