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Deed from Horace S. and Betsey Ann Eldridge, 19 February 1842

Deed from Horace S. and Betsey Ann Eldridge, 19 February 1842

appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Betsy Ann Eldridge having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed, and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this nineteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
Orson Spencer

13 May 1802–15 Oct. 1855. Teacher, minister, university professor and chancellor. Born in West Stockbridge, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Daniel Spencer and Chloe Wilson. Moved to Lenox, Berkshire Co., 1817; to Schenectady, Schenectady Co., New York...

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J. P. L. S.
Fees 95 cts
Recorded May 24 1844 [p. 164]
appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons  described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they  had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.  And the said Betsy Ann Eldridge having been by me made acquainted  with the contents of the said deed, and examined separate and apart from  her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relin quished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily freely, and  without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal,  this nineteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight  hundred and forty two.
Orson Spencer

13 May 1802–15 Oct. 1855. Teacher, minister, university professor and chancellor. Born in West Stockbridge, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Daniel Spencer and Chloe Wilson. Moved to Lenox, Berkshire Co., 1817; to Schenectady, Schenectady Co., New York...

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J. P. L. S.
<Fees 95 cts>
<Recorded  May 24 1844> [p. 164]
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Horace S. and Betsey Ann Eldridge, Deed, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, to JS, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 19 Feb. 1842; Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Book B, pp. 163–164; handwriting of William Clayton

17 July 1814–4 Dec. 1879. Bookkeeper, clerk. Born at Charock Moss, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. Son of Thomas Clayton and Ann Critchley. Married Ruth Moon, 9 Oct. 1836, at Penwortham. Baptized into LDS church by Heber C. Kimball, 21 Oct. 1837, in River...

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