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Deed to Joseph McKune, 28 June 1833

Mentor December 17. 1834.
The State of Ohio
Geauga County

Located in northeastern Ohio, south of Lake Erie. Rivers in area include Grand, Chagrin, and Cuyahoga. Settled mostly by New Englanders, beginning 1798. Formed from Trumbull Co., 1 Mar. 1806. Chardon established as county seat, 1808. Population in 1830 about...

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Personally appeared Joseph Smith Jr who acknowledged that he did sign and seal the foregoing instrument and that the same is his free act and deed.— I further certify that I did examine 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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seperate and apart from her said husband and did then and there make known to her the contents of the foregoing instrument—and upon that examination she declared that she did voluntarily sign, seal and acknowledge the same and that she was still satisfied therewith
Before me Daniel Kerr Associate Judge of Geauga

Located in northeastern Ohio, south of Lake Erie. Rivers in area include Grand, Chagrin, and Cuyahoga. Settled mostly by New Englanders, beginning 1798. Formed from Trumbull Co., 1 Mar. 1806. Chardon established as county seat, 1808. Population in 1830 about...

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The State of Ohio Geauga County

Located in northeastern Ohio, south of Lake Erie. Rivers in area include Grand, Chagrin, and Cuyahoga. Settled mostly by New Englanders, beginning 1798. Formed from Trumbull Co., 1 Mar. 1806. Chardon established as county seat, 1808. Population in 1830 about...

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I, David D Aiken, Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas for said County, do hereby, certify that Daniel Kerr Esquire, before whom the within Deed appears to have been acknowledged on the seventeenth day of December A.D. 1834, was at that time and still is, one of the associate Judges of the Court of Common Pleas for said County, duly commissioned & sworn, according to law: and further that I am well acquainted with the hand writing of the said Judge, and do verily believe the above signature, purporting to be his, is true and genuine.
In Testimony whereof, I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of said Court at Chardon

Located eight miles south of Lake Erie and immediately east of Kirtland Township. Settled by 1812. Included village of Chardon. Population of township in 1820 about 430; in 1830 about 880; and in 1840 about 1,100. Two of JS’s sisters resided in township. ...

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in said County, this 29th day of December A.D. 1834
D. D. Aiken, Clerk.
paidFees$1.31
Tax0.50
$1.81
Recorded 13 Jany 1835
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Probably Alpheus C. Russell handwriting ends; Daniel Kerr begins.  


Mentor December 17. 1834.
The State of Ohio
Geauga County

Located in northeastern Ohio, south of Lake Erie. Rivers in area include Grand, Chagrin, and Cuyahoga. Settled mostly by New Englanders, beginning 1798. Formed from Trumbull Co., 1 Mar. 1806. Chardon established as county seat, 1808. Population in 1830 about...

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Personally appeared Joseph Smith Jr who acknowledged  that he did sign and seal the foregoing instrument and that the same is his  free act and deed.— I further certify that I did examine 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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seperate and apart from her said husband and did then and there  make known to her the contents of the foregoing instrument—and upon that  examination she declared that she did voluntarily sign, seal and acknow ledge the same and that she was still satisfied therewith
Before me Daniel Kerr Associate Judge  of Geauga

Located in northeastern Ohio, south of Lake Erie. Rivers in area include Grand, Chagrin, and Cuyahoga. Settled mostly by New Englanders, beginning 1798. Formed from Trumbull Co., 1 Mar. 1806. Chardon established as county seat, 1808. Population in 1830 about...

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Daniel Kerr handwriting ends; David D. Aiken begins.  


The State of Ohio  Geauga County

Located in northeastern Ohio, south of Lake Erie. Rivers in area include Grand, Chagrin, and Cuyahoga. Settled mostly by New Englanders, beginning 1798. Formed from Trumbull Co., 1 Mar. 1806. Chardon established as county seat, 1808. Population in 1830 about...

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I, D[avid] D Aiken, Clerk of  the Court of Common Pleas for said  County, do hereby, certify that Daniel  Kerr Esquire, before whom the within  Deed appears to have been acknowledged  on the seventeenth day of December  A.D. 1834, was at that time and  still is, one of the associate Judges of the Court of  Common Pleas for said County, duly commissioned &  sworn, according to law: and further that I am well  acquainted with the hand writing of the said Judge,  and do verily believe the above signature, purporting  to be his, is true and genuine.
In Testimony whereof, I hereunto set my hand  and affix the seal of said Court at Chardon

Located eight miles south of Lake Erie and immediately east of Kirtland Township. Settled by 1812. Included village of Chardon. Population of township in 1820 about 430; in 1830 about 880; and in 1840 about 1,100. Two of JS’s sisters resided in township. ...

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in  said County, this 29th day of December A.D. 1834
D. D. Aiken, Clerk.
paidFees$1.31
Tax0.50
$1.81
Recorded 13 Jany 1835
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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, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, to Joseph McKune Jr.

16 June 1792–25 Aug. 1861. Farmer. Born in Mamakating, Ulster Co., New York. Son of Joseph McKune, Sr. and Anna Gillett. Married Sarah Clark, 27 Apr. 1811. Moved to Harmony, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, by 1817. Purchased Harmony property from JS and Emma...

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, Harmony

Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...

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, PA, 28 June 1833; unidentified handwriting with signatures of 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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and possibly Alpheus C. Russell

7 Apr. 1795–21 Oct. 1861. Farmer, teacher, justice of the peace. Born in Middlefield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Alpheus Russell and Rebekah Clark. Married Elizabeth Conant, 28 May 1818, in Becket, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Congregationalist...

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and Urania L. Morley; certification probably in handwriting of Alpheus C. Russell

7 Apr. 1795–21 Oct. 1861. Farmer, teacher, justice of the peace. Born in Middlefield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Alpheus Russell and Rebekah Clark. Married Elizabeth Conant, 28 May 1818, in Becket, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Congregationalist...

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; additional certifications in handwriting of Daniel Kerr and D. D. Aiken, with recorder’s entry probably in handwriting of S. Meylert; four pages; JS Collection, CHL.

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