William M McClelland to Asa B. McFan and others
This Indenture made day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three, between William McClelland and Elizabeth his wife of the first part and Asa B. McFan, Jonathan McFan, William McFan and Levi McFan and Nancy McFan of the second part, Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and fifty dollars, lawfull money of the United States of America, unto them well and truly paid by the said parites of the second part, at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released, conveyed, and confirmed and by these presents, doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release, convey, and confirm unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns, All that lot of ground laying North of the Common in the Borough of Waynesburg which is bounded on the South a distance of ninety feet on said Common, East a distance of one hundred and eighty feet by lot of Charles Berryhill, North a distance of ninety feet by an alley, on the West a distance of one hundred and eighty feet by street, being the same lot and one half of ground purchased by William McClelland from Black and Phelan.
Together with all and singular [?] improvements, ways, waters, water-courses, rights, liberties, privilages, hereditaments and appurtenances, whatsoever, thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining and the reversions and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, little interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part in law, equity or otherwise, howsoever, of, in and to the same in every part therof To have and to hold the said lot of ground with the hereditments and premises hereby granted or mentioned and intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said parties of the second part their heirs and assigns Forever Reserving [however?], as also hereby granting unto Nancy McFan mother of the parties of the second part an estate for life in said lot of ground as also granting unto Jonathan and Levi McFan an interest to each of one hundred and fifty dollars is said property, greater than Asa B or William McFan.
of A. B. McFann to Levi R. McFann
Whereas I Asa B. McFann have sold and tansfered my interest in the legacy of Molly McClelland left her by the late Hon. Asa McClelland to Levi R. McFann his heirs or assigns and hereby authorize him his heirs or assigns to lift the same at the death of the said Molly McClelland and receipt for the same in my name be the said Levi R. McFann (having) having this day paid me for the same.
W. W. Patterson Recorder
Jonathan McFann to Levi R. McFann
Waynesburg, May 28th, 1869
Whereas I Jonathan McFann have sold and transfered my interest in the legacy of Molly McClellen left her by the late Hon. Asa McClellen to Levi McFann and hearby authorize him to lift the same at the death of the said Molly and receipt for the same in my name be the said Levi McFann having this day paid me for the same.
Wm D. McFann to Levi R. McFann
Waynesburg, Sept. 30th, 1868
For value received I do hearby assigne transfer and set over to Levi R. McFann all my interest in the amount of the Legacy left to Mary McClellen daughter of the Hon. Asa McClellen dec. by the said Asa McClellen the interest to be paid to the said Mary McClellen during her lifetime and at her death to be paid to person mentioned in the will of the said Hon. Asa McClallen dec. and I hereby acknowledge to have received full satisfaction from the said Levi McFann for all my interest in the said legisey.
Witness my hand and seal this 30th day of Sept. 1868
Receipt & Satisfaction
of Levi R. McFann to Mrs Fred Illig [?]
I Levi R. McFann for myself and as assignee of my brothers Wm D. McFann, A. B. McFann and Jonathan McFann being the only children of Mrs McFann a daughter of Hon. Asa McClelland decd an [?] legatees of a certain sum in his will and now sec. by a mortgage of Black & [?] to the [?] of our dec. Grandfather as recorded in Greene Co. in W. Book Vol 1 page 342 do hereby acknowledge that I have this day for myself and as assignees of my brot. received from J. G. Richie [?] for Mrs. Fred Illig (who now owns the land bound by the Mortgage) the sum of two hundred and twenty three 23/100 Dol. in full satisfaction and discharge of my own brothers interest in said estate as secured by Mortgage aforesaid.
W. W. Patterson
Copies of these documents were obtained from the Greene County Court by Richard M. Huges. The 1853 Deed was transcribed by Brian McFann. The Three Assignments were transcribed by Richard Hughes.