Verifies that Rueben Bennett of Pittsylvania Co Va is son of Peter Bennett
Verifies that Rueben Bennett of Pittsylvania Co Va is son of Peter Bennett and grandson of Wiliam III
Pittsylvania County Deed Book 4 , Page 109 Bennet from Bennet 1 Feb 1776
This indenture made this first day of February one thousand seven hundred and seventy six. Between William Bennet Senr of the County of Pittsylvania of the one part and Reubin Bennett a grandson of the said William Bennet and a son of Peter Bennett of the other part. Witnesseth that the said William Bennett for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he hath for the said Reubin Bennett hath given and granted and by these presents doth give grand and confirm unto him the said Reubin Bennett his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and ninety four acres (be the same more or less) being the lower part of a parcel of two hundred and sixty four acres conveyed to the said William Bennett senr by the Executors of Richard Randolph Gents of Henrico deceased situate in Pittsylvania County on the south side of Staunton River and bounded as followeth Viz. Beginning at Black walnut on the said River thence along the old patent lines S 20 D E 72 poles to a corner hickory in the head of a valley thence S 37 D E 204 poles to William Bennett’s corner pines thence south 37 D W 100 poles to a corner mulberry on the River band thence down the said river as it meanders to the first station. To have and to hold the above granted premises together with the privileges and appurtenances thereunto appertaining with the reversion and reversions of the remainder and remainders and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said Reubin Bennett his heirs and assigns forever and the said William Bennit for himself and his heirs doth covenant grant and agree so and with the said Reubin Bennett his heirs and assigns that he the said William Bennet and his heirs the above granted premises with every of the profits and privelege thereunto appertaining unto him the said Reubin Bennet his heirs and assigns shall and will by these presents warrant and forever defend. In Winess whereof he the said William Bennet hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day year above written.
Signed: William (his mark) Bennet, Hannah (her mark) Bennet Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of: Wm Goad, James Clements, Tobias Phillips, Wm (X his mark) Bennet Jr, James Bennet.
(Transcribed by Don Bennett 3 Sep 2005)
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