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Deed to Caroline Louisa and Mary Jane Smith, 1 January 1842

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Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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. do certify. that Joseph Smith and Emma

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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his wife, whose signatures 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 Emma Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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having been by me made acquainted with the Contents of the said Deed, and examined Seperate 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 First day of January in the year of our Lord. one thousand eight hundred and Forty two
E. Robison

25 May 1816–11 Mar. 1891. Printer, editor, publisher. Born at Floyd (near Rome), Oneida Co., New York. Son of Nathan Robinson and Mary Brown. Moved to Utica, Oneida Co., ca. 1831, and learned printing trade at Utica Observer. Moved to Ravenna, Portage Co....

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J.P. L S [p. 563]
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Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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. do certify. that Joseph Smith and Emma

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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his wife, whose signatures  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 Emma Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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 having been by me made acquainted with the Contents of the said  Deed, and examined Seperate 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 First day of January in the year of our Lord. one thousand  eight hundred and Forty two
E. Robison

25 May 1816–11 Mar. 1891. Printer, editor, publisher. Born at Floyd (near Rome), Oneida Co., New York. Son of Nathan Robinson and Mary Brown. Moved to Utica, Oneida Co., ca. 1831, and learned printing trade at Utica Observer. Moved to Ravenna, Portage Co....

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J.P. L S [p. 563]
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JS and Emma Smith

10 July 1804–30 Apr. 1879. Scribe, editor, boardinghouse operator, clothier. Born at Willingborough Township (later in Harmony), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania. Daughter of Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Member of Methodist church at Harmony (later in Oakland...

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, 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 Caroline Louisa and Mary Jane Smith, 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, 1 Jan. 1842; Deed Book K, pp. 562–563, Hancock County Recorder’s Office; microfilm at Family History Library.

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