Contributed by Connie Callaway

Contributed by Connie Callaway    cecall@webaccess.net

		McKnight - Mc Night - McNaughton
All of the above spellings are used in this deed recording the purchase
of the the within described land in reference to the purchaser, (John 
Mc Naughton, Jr.), indicating that these surnames were interchangeable
in 1794 for this individual..

Land & Property Indenture
Court House Cumberland County, PA 
Vol: 1     No: Book L

Deed |    James Sterrett	This Indenture made this Seventeenth day 
                to              of December  in the year of of our Lord 
          John Mc Knight	one thousand seven hundred & ninety four  			
Between James Sterrett Lieutenant in the 
				Army of the United States of the one art
				and John Mc Night, Jnr. of Juniata Twp,
				Cumberland County and Commonwealth of 
Pennsylvania  of the other part  Witnessth that the said James Sterrett 
for & in consideration of the sum of thirty-seven pounds, ten shillings,
to him in hand well and truely paid by him,  John Mc Night Junior, the 
receipt whereof  is hereby acknowledged doth Grant, Bargain, & sell unto
him the said Mc Night & all his right, Title, Interest, Claim, & demand
of, in, and to a certain piece, parcel or tract of Land situate on the 
waters of Buffaloe Creek in Juniata Township, County and Commonwealth 
afforesaid, adjoining lands of John Jones, John McNight and others;  It 
being the same tract of land for which:    1.  Robert Cree obtained a 
warrant from the Honorable the Proprietor for fifty acres dated at 
Philadelphia the twenty-third day of November one thousand seven hundred
and seventy three and then conveyed the same to John O'Bryan as appears
by his (Robert Cree) & Jane, his wife, deed poll dated the twenty-first
day of June  one thousand seven hundred and ninety four.   2.  John
O'Bryan & Agness sold and made over the tract to the said  (3)  James
Sterrett as appears by their deed poll dated the twenty-first  day of 
July in the year  one thousand seven hundred and ninety four.  Together
with all and singular the ways, the waters, courses, and appertanances
there unto belonging or in anyway appertaining unto him the said  (4)
John Mc Knight, Jnr., his heirs, and assigns foe ever and the said
Sterrett for himself, his heirs, executors, administratorsor assigns and
from all and every person lawfully claiming or to claim from or under
him, any of them shall and will warrant and forever defend. In witness
to this Indenture, I have set my hand and seal the day and year therein
Sealed & Delivered in presence pf Thomas Scott & Roger Brown.....
signed:   James Sterrett.

Cumberland Co:  Be remembered that on the day of the date hereof, 
personally came the within named James Sterrett and John McNaughton
Junr. and alledged the within Instrument of writing to be their own
voluntary act and as such desires it may be recorded.  Given under my
hand and seal the 17th day of  December 1794.	     Thomas Scott
Entered in the office the 5th day of August 1795

Copyright 1999 Connie Callaway
Ft. Collins, Co



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