b. Jun 05, 1823 - d. Aug 07, 1909

Warranty Deed

Know all men by these presents, that we Abraham Sheik and Margaret Sheik husband and wife of Ringgold County, State of Iowa, in consideration of the sum of Sixty five dollar in hand paid by Elizabeth Schlappia of Ringgold County State of Iowa do hereby sell and convey unto the said Elizabeth Schlappia the following described premises situated in the county of Ringgold to wit: Lots Number ten (10) and twenty (20) in the town of Marshall and we do hereby covenant with the said Elizabeth Schlappia that we are lawfully seized of said premises, that they are free from incumbrance that we have a good right and lawful authority to sell the same and we do have covenant to Warrant and Defend the said premises against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever, except for taxes And the said Margaret Sheik hereby relinquishes her right of dower in and to the above described premises. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 7th Day of June, AD 1859.

Executed in the presence of Abraham Sheik {seal} Margaret X Sheik {seal} (her mark)

Ith (?) S. Beale J. W. Keller

State of Iowa Ringgold County I do hereby certify that before me a clerk of the District Court in and for said County personally appeared the above named Abraham Sheik and Margaret Sheik who are personally known to me to be the identical persons whose names are affixed to the above conveyance as grantors and acknowledged the execution of the same to be their voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned given under my hand and the seal of said court this 7th day of June AD 1859

{Seal} Randolph Sry. (?) Clk. Dist. Court by Ith (?) S. Beale Deputy

NOTE: the document from which I typed this page is a photocopy of a handwritten document. This document has squiggly marks around the word "Seal" for the seals. It is written in old script. It does not state who did the transcription. Thanks to Ernie Dawson for the papers. Jim Robinson

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