|1859||Mongar Page||W½SW¼ S20 T13 R1E
W½NW¼ S29 T13 R1E
Josiah Mongar to Asahel C. Page, 20 July 1859, Darke Co., OH. Book 12 page 381 Know all men of these presents that we Josiah Mongar and Elizabeth Mongar wife of said Josiah Mongar in consideration of the sum of five thousand dollars in hand paid by Asahel C Page hath bargained and sold and do hereby grant bargain, sell and convey unto the said Asahel C Page and unto his heirs and assigns forever the following premises situate in the county of Darke in the State of Ohio in the Township of Jackson and bounded and described as follows, viz. the West half of the South West quarter of Section twenty (20) Township thirteen (13) Range one (1) East, containing eighty acres more or less. Also the West half of the North West quarter of Section twenty nine (29) Township thirteen (13) Range one (1) East (excepting seven acres on the South West corner) containing seventy seven acres the same more or less in all one hundred and fifty seven acres. To have and to hold said premises with the appurtenances unto the said Asahel C. Page and unto his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Josiah Mongar and Elizabeth Mongar for themselves and heirs do hereby covenant with said Asahel C Page and with his heirs and assigns that they are lawfully seized of the premises aforesaid that the premises are free and clear from all encumbrances whatsoever and that they will forever warrant and defend the same with the appurtenances unto the said Asahel C Page and unto his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever excepting a mortgage of fourteen hundred dollars which the said Asahel C Page agrees to pay. In testimony whereof the said Josiah Mongar and Elizabeth Mongar wife of Josiah Mongar hath hereunto set their hands and seals this twentieth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine. Executed in the presence of Henry C Mongar, Daniel French, Josiah Mongar, Elizabeth S Mongar. Before me a Justice of the peace within and for said county personally appeared the above named Josiah Mongar and Elizabeth Mongar wife of Josiah Mongar and acknowledged the signing and sealing of the above deed to be their voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein expressed. And the said Elizabeth Mongar being examined by me separate and apart from her said husband and the contents of said instrument made known to her by me she then declared that she did voluntarily sign seal and acknowledge the same and that she is still satisfied therewith. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal on this 20 day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine. Daniel French, Justice of the Peace.