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YODER FAMILY INFORMATION--CYBERSPACE EDITION-2002
published by the Yoder Family Newsletter, Goshen, Indiana

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INDENTURE OF SALE, LAND OF CHRISTIAN YODER YR12, BERKS CO, PA---1789
This Indenture was discussed in detail in a major article which appeared in the YNL #39, April 2002.

3 Feb 1789
Release between Heirs of Christian
Yoder to Joseph Yoder for -----------of their
late father's plantation in Bern Township
Berks Co.
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Joseph Yoder to Peter Glick 14 Apr 1804
Peter Glick to Andrew Boyer 26 April 1806

THIS INDENTURE Made the third day of February anno domini one Thousand seven hundred and eighty nine Between Jacob Yoder, Jacob Stutzman & Anna his wife of Brothers Valley Township, Christian Yoder and John Yoder of Quemahone Township, John Miller & Froena his Wife, John Miller and Katherine his wife of Elk Lick Township, all of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Christian Hertzler & Elizabeth his wife, Jacob Hertzler and Barbara his wife, & David Yoder of Bern Township, and Henry Yoder of Winser Township both of Berks County Pennsylvania aforesaid of the one part (they the said Jacob Yoder, Anna Stutzman, Christian Yoder, John Yoder, Froana Miller, Katherine Miller, Elizabeth Hertzler, Barbara Hertzler, David Yoder and Henry Yoder, being children & Heirs of Christian Yoder late of Bern Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, Deceased.) and Joseph Yoder also one of the sons of Christian Yoder of Bern Township berks County aforesaid yeoman of the other part, WHEREAS, Christian Yoder the father, obtained a warrant from the proprietaries of Pennsylvania aforesaid Dated on or about the Ninteenth day of October 1743for the quantity of one hundred acres adjoining John Kaufman and Benjamin Kaufman in Bern Township aforesaid then Lancaster now Berks County, In Pursuance whereof there was surveyed & laid out XXXXX unto the said Christian Yoder the father a certain tract of land adjoining land now of Jacob Kintlesbrger, Baltzer (?Epler), Peter Epler, and others in said Township containing about Two hundred & eighty two acres of Land & Allowances be this same more or less, and being so thereof seized died intestate (aristis said) leaving issue, the said Jacob Yoder, Anna who intermarried XXXXXX with Jacob Stutzman, Christian Yoder, John Yoder, Froena who intermarried with John Miller, katherine who intermarried with John Miller, Elizabeth who intermarried with Christian Hertzler, Barbara who intermarried with Jacob Hertzler, David Yoder, Henry Yoder, and the said Joseph Yoder. Now this indenture Witnesseth that the said Jacob Yoder, Jacob Stutzman and Anna his wife, Christian Yoder, John Yoder, John Miller & Froena his wife, John Miller & Katherine his wife, Christian Hertzler & Elizabeth his wife, Jacob Hertzler & Barbara his wife, David Yoder and Henry Yoder, for and in consideration of the sum of thirty nine pounds thirteen shillings & six pence in real specie of gold or silver money of Pennsylvania, to them and each of them in hand severally & respectively paid by their broether Joseph Yoder, the receipt whereof they do severally & respectively acknowledge and thereof Doth acquit & forever Discharge the said Joseph Yoder, his Heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns by these presents. They the said Jacob Yoder, Jacob Stutzman and Anna his wife, Christian Yoder, John Yoder, John Miller & Froena his wife, John Miller & Katherine his wife, Christian Hertzler & Elizabeth his wife, Jacob Hertzler & Barbara his wife, David Yoder and Henry Yoder, Have remised, released and forever quitclaimed and confirmed and by their presents do for themselves and their heirs & assignees fully, clearly and absolutely remise, release, and forever Quitclaim and confirm unto the said Joseph Yoder in his full, actual & Peaceable Possession & -------. Now being and his heirs and assignees forever All that tract, piece or parcel of land bounded and described as follows: Viz---- Beginning at a stone corner of Stephen Kaufman's land in Jacob Kintlesberger's line thence by Kintlesberger East Seventy seven perches to a stone south thirty five degrees East thirty nine perches to an apple tree, South ten degress, West forty nine perches & a half to a Spanish oak stump and South fifty five degrees, East one hundred and seventeen perches to a stone in Baltzer (Epler?) line thenby the same North fifteen degrees, east sixty six perches to a black oak, and North fifty degrees, east forty five perches & a quarter to a post thence by another part of the said tract intended to be released to David Yoder North forty four degrees & a half West two hundred & twenty four perches & a half cropping a large run to a stone in a line of Stephen Kaufmans Land, thence by the same South forty degrees West thrity eight perches & three quarters of a perch to a post South sixty degrees West forty perches to a black oak and South South West fifty nine perches to a place of beginning containing One hundred and forty one acres & three quarters of an acre & the Customary allowances of six prhs for roads etc- [It being a part of the same tract of land above mentioned surveyed to the said Christian Yoder the father, in pursuance of the said above _____ warrant] . And all the estate, right, title interest, property, claim, and demand whatsoever, both in law and equity and otherwise howsoever which they the said Jacob Yoder, Jacob Stutzman and Anna his wife, Christian Yoder, John Yoder, John Miller & Froena his wife, John Miller & Katherine his wife, Christian Hertzler & Elizabeth his wife, Jacob Hertzler & Barbara his wife, David Yoder and Henry Yoder now have , or which they or their heirs at any time hereafter may or ought to have of, in, or to all that the Missuage or Tenement and tract of one hundred & forty one acres & three quarters of an acre & allowances of land above mentioned and described , being part of the said tract granted & surveyed to the Christian Yoder the father as aforesaid, together with rights, members, & appurtanences thereunto belonging and the reversions and remainders , rents, issues and profits thereof: To have and to hold the said messuage or tenement and tract of one hundred and forty one acres & three quarters & allowance of land hereditaments and premises with the appurtanences and the said Joseph Yoder and his heirs, and assigns; To the only proper use & behhof of the said Joseph Yoder, his heirs, and assigns forever so that neither their the said Jacob Yoder, Jacob Stutzman and Anna his wife, Christian Yoder, John Yoder, John Miller & Froena his wife, John Miller & Katherine his wife, Christian Hertzler & Elizabeth his wife, Jacob Hertzler & Barbara his wife, David Yoder and Henry Yoder, nor their heirs nor any other person or persons whatsoever for them nor either nor any of them, nor in their names, nor either nor any of their names, right, title, or stead, shall or may by any ways or means hereafter, have, Claim, Challenge, or Demand any estate or interest of in or to the same premises or any part thereof, But from all action, right, estate, title, Interest, and Demand, of, in, and to the same premises Shall& be utterly excluded & forever debared by these presents: in witness whereof the said parties to these present have hereunto set their hands and seals Dated the Day & Year first above written........

Sealed & Delivered
In the presence of
The words "thirty nine", the word "fourteen" and "six"
Being wrote and erased in the tenth line from the top......
& In the presence of:
Christian Garber (sp?)
David Joder
Ebenezer Griffith

..... Christian Hartzler..... ..... Jacob Joder
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... .......Jacob Stutzman
..... ..... Jacob Hertzler
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... .......... .. her
..... ..... .......... her..... ..... ... Anna + Stutzman
..... ..... Barbara + Hartzler..... .. mark
..... ..... ........ Mark
.....
..... ..... Henry Joder..... ..... Christian Joder
.....
..... ..... David Yoder..... ..... Johannes Joder

..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... Johannes Miller

..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... Her
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... Freny + Miller
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... Mark

..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... Johannes Miller

..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ..... Cathrina Miller

Received the day of the above written indenture of the above named
Joseph Yoder the several & repetitive considerations of thrity nine pounds fourteen shillings
& six pence to us and each of us severally & respectively paid in real specie of gold
& silver money

witnesses present at signing......We say received by us
Christian Garber..... ..... ......... Christian Hertzler
David Joder..... ..... ..... ......... Johannes Joder
Ebenezer Griffith..... ..... ........ Christian Yoder
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ............... Jacob Hertzler
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... .............. Jacob Joder
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ............. Johannes Miller
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ............... Johannes Miller
..... ..... ..... ..... ..... ............. Jacob Stutzman

The twenty first day of Sepber in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety
There before me, one of the Justices of the peace for the county of Bedford came the witness...Jacob Yoder, Jacob Stootsman and Anna his wife, Christian Yoder, John Yoder, John Miller & Freny his wife, John Miller & Catharina his wife, Christian Hartzler, Jacob Hartzler & Barbara his wife, (Yost-crossed out) Joseph Yoder, henry Yoder, acknowledged the above written release to be their act and Deed and desired the same to be recorded as such and the said women being of full age , there unto conversing separately and apart examined by me from their husbands the consents thereof being first made known unto them and that they have executed the same of their own free will and record without any coercion or compulsion of their husbands.
Witness of my hand this day and year written
Ebenezer Griffith

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Written on the back of the document is the transfer agreement from Peter Glick to the next owner.





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