Section VI - Massey Data Bank One Maryland Massey Family by George Langford, Jr. 1901-1996
©Cullen G. Langford and George Langford, III, 2010

Maryland Land Records, Kent County,
DD #5, pp. 61,62
Samuel Davis to Elijah Massey, June 9, 1775

June 9, 1775: Elijah Massey, farmer, of Kent County in Maryland for 5 shillings buys a 100 acre parcel, part of Angel's Lott (adjacent to land of the late Robert Little) from Samuel Davis, Jr., son of Philip Davis, deceased, who had bought the land from Simon Wilmer, also deceased.  Acting for the Crown: James Hynson, William Rogers; Dennis Dulany, Kent County Clerk.
This indenture made the twenty fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy five. Between Samuel Davis the younger, son of Philip Davis, late of Kent County in the Province of Maryland, deceased of the one part and Elijah Massey of the same County, farmer of the other part. Whereas a certain Simon Wilmer, late of the county aforesaid, deceased, did by his certain deed bearing date the twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty six duly acknowledged and recorded amongst the records of Kent County aforesaid and for a valuable consideration therein mentioned etc. for other  motives and inducements also therein mentioned grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, and confirm unto the aforesaid Philip Davis and his heirs and assigns all that part or parcel of land lying and being within the metes and bounds following, that is to say: Beginning at a marked Spanish oak tree being the easternmost bounds of the tract call Smith's Park and running from the said oak South West 106 perches to the land formally of Robert Little, now deceased, and from thence East thirty degrees South with said Little's land 195 perches then North 146 perches and thence with a straight line to the first tree, containing and laid out for 100 acres of land more or less which said part or parcel of land was further described as being part of a tract of land called Angels Lott and whereas the said Philip Davis afterwards by his last Will and Testament duly executed to devise the same part or parcel of land unto the aforesaid Samuel Davis in fee fale as it is said which said estate by an act of assembly of this province in such lately made and provided the donee has full and ample power to convert into fee simple estate by conveying the same to any other person and his heirs without the necessity of  suffering a recovery thereof. Now this indenture:  Witnesseth that the said Samuel Davis for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings current money of Maryland to him in hand paid by the said Elijah Massey, the receipt whereof he does hereby acknowledge have bargained and sold and by these presents of bargain and sale onto the said Elijah Massey all that aforesaid part or parcel of land within the aforesaid metes and bounds containing by estimation 100 acres be the same now or be it less by whatsoever name or names or howsoever the same or any part thereof is called or known with all and every the rights, members, and appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging or in any ways appertaining and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, with the rents, issues, and profits of the same part or parcel of land and of every part and parcel thereof. To have and to hold the same part or parcel of land and all and singular the premises herein mentioned and intended to be hereby bargained and sold with the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said Elijah Massey, his executors, administrators, and assigns, from the day before the date thereof for and during the term of one whole year from thence next ensuing fully to be complete and ended, yielding in paying therefore the yearly rent of one ear of Indian corn at the expiration of the said term if the same be then demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the statute for transferring uses into possession of the said Elijah Massey may be in the actual possession of the same part or parcel of land and being able to accept a grant of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him and his heirs and assigns forever. In witness whereof the parties aforesaid have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above mentioned.
Samuel Davis Junior
Signed sealed and delivered
in presence of us.
James Hansen    William Rogers

Recorded this 9th day of June 1775.
Dennis Dulany clerk
Maryland Land Records, Kent County, Samuel Davis to Elijah Massey, June 9, 1775
Maryland Land Records, Kent County, Samuel Davis to Elijah Massey, June 9, 1775