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Re: Found & Lost Ephemie Lemelle & Charles Maran

Found this at:

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/stlandry/court/notary/
Notarial Records Page 137-159., St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Transcribed and Submitted by Mike Miller

Marie Jeanne Lemelle (fwc) To Estate of Lemelle
Retrocession
Recorded 10th August 1837

Know all men by these presents that whereas on the Twenty ninth day of June inthe year one thousand eight hundred and twenty four Marie Jeanne Lemelle free woman of Colour of the State of Louisiana and Parish of St. Landry bargained and sold to her son Narcisse Lemelle f.m.c. a tract of Land situated in the aforesaid Parish of St. Landry and lying on the west bank of the bayouCourtableau, being the same tract confirmed to the Said Marie Jeanne Lemelle by the Land Commissioners as per their Certificate marked A. No. 902 and containing eight hundred Superficial arpens equal to six hundred and
seventy seven acres as appears by the plate [sic] of survey approved on the thirty first day of March one thousand eight hundred and twenty three and Signed by John Dinsmore principal Deputy Surveyor, which said sale was made,as stated in the Deed for and in consideration of the sum of eight hundred dollars which the said Marie Jeanne acknowledges to have been due to her said son for services rendered as averred and otherwise. And whereas the said
Marie Jeanne Lemelle some years previous to her death made a will in which she bequeathed to her daughter, Catherine a mulatto girl slave named Adrinelle there ab[ou]t. nine months old. And whereas at a meeting of theheirs of the said Marie Jeanne Lemelle which took place on the twenty fifthday of November in the year One thousand eight hundred and thirty four, the day on which the property of the Succession of the said Marie Jeanne Lemelle was sold, that, if the said heirs would not interrupt the said will so far as it respected the bequest of said Mulatto girl, that he the said Narcisse Lemelle would reconvey & return to the Mass [?] of said Estate the aforesaid tract of land or so much thereof as then remained in his possession,
and the price then due for the one half of said tract which he had sold to Jacob Wildes and Benjamin Weed [sp?] on the eleventh day of March in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty five for the Sum of two hundred & sixtydollars, fifty dollars of which were paid in an [sic] horse and the remainder two hundred and ten dollars payable one third in April 1826, one third in April 1827, and the remaining third in April 1828, in gentle horned Cattle, horse creatures, Plank, Picure [sp?] or other scantling [sp?] to be
delivered at the mouth of the Bayou Waria [sp?] at the current price, the said land remaining mortgaged until complete payment. The two hundred and ten dollars payable as aforesaid agreement he the said Narcisse Lemellle has transfer[r]ed and does by this Act transfer set over and convey to the Succession of his said mother all his right, title, Claim and interest in and to the aforesaid one half of the aforesaid and above described tract of Land, say the lower half, so that it may be sold as a part of the estate of his said mother. And he also transfers and conveys to the said Succession the debt due by the Said Jacob Wildes [Wilder?] and Benjamin Weed [sp?] of two hundred and ten dollars and the interest which may have accrued thereon. And he does hereby assign to the said Succession the mortgaged retained on said land to secure the payment of the aforesaid two hundred & ten dollars. It being
stipulated and clearly understood that this conveyance is made on the express Condition that the Said Catherine Lemelle shall in no wise be troubled in the possession of the Said mulatto girl Adrinette bequeathed to her by her said mother, reserving to himself the right of Claiming from the estate of his said mother the proceeds of the sale of the aforesaid tract of land, and the
amount of money which may be recovered from the said Wildes [Wilder?] & Weed in case of any attempt on the part of said heirs of any of them to disturb the said Catherine in the quiet & peasable [sic] possession of said mulatto girl Adrinette & her futur[e] increase. The Certificate required by the 3328th Article of the Louisiana Code is dispensed with. In testimony of all which the said Narcisse Lemelle, and Francois Lemelle Executors of the last will & Testament of the said Marie Jeanne Lemelle, and the undersigned heirs have hereunto signed in presence of Richard M. Garwood & Benoist Debaillon competent witnesses and [torn] [before] George King Parish Judge in & for the Parish of St. Landry & ex-officio Notary Public [at] Opelousas this tenth day of August in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven. N. C. Lemelle Witness Richd. M. Garwood & Bt. Debaillon Geo. King P. Judge

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