1739-08-31: 137-440-93968: Huggins (and Kennedy) to Huggins

Source: Registry of Deeds, Ireland. Memorial no. 137-440-93968: John Huggins, sen., of Glenarb, parish of Aghaloo, co. Tyrone, to John Huggins, jun., and the Rev. John Kennedy of Edenderry, parish of Eglish, co. Armagh, to John Huggins, jun. (dated 31 August 1739, registered 3 March 1749). Microfilm copy held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). Archival ref. MIC/311/89 (accessed and abstract by Alison Kilpatrick, November, 2003). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (FHL film no. 461353); digital images online at www.familysearch.org (accessed, transcribed, and annotated by Alison Kilpatrick, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 2016-07-13). Please cite your sources.

The following is an extract, or outline, of the contents of the deed:
(Transcript follows, below.)

Memorial no. 137-440-93968.
Huggins to Huggins.
Registered 3 March 1749.
- A Memorial of a Deed Poll made between John Huggins of Glenarb in ye Parh of Achelow and his son John of the one part and the Revd John Kennedy of Edenderry in ye Parh and County of Armagh and Lettice Kennedy his second Daughter of ye other part [dated] 1 August 1739.
- In Considern of a Marriage between John Huggins and Lettice Kennedy, Jno Huggins makes over to his son the lease of that part of Glenarb he now possesseth with all household goods - chattles ... only the particulars therein excepted and reserved but otherwise free of all Rent Tyth and Servts Wages. Further makes over his Lease in Kedy [Kedew] at his Decease except only such part of the sd Holding as is Possessed by his sons in Law Joseph Marshall and Davd Ferguson and his Daughter Margt and also makes over the sum of £200 sterling as a Debt due to him by Mrs. Johnston of Nappeck [sic] his Son to receive the Interest but the principal to be reserved for his wife and children and no more without the consent of his Father and his father in law John Kennedy.
- Further, John Kennedy gives the sum of £100 in the space of twelve months as a Marriage Portion.
- Witnessed by William Herdman and Jas Kennedy of Edenderry Gent.
- John Huggins aoml [admr, for administrator?] and residual Legatee of his father.

Transcription: (added 2016-07-13)

Footnotes have been inserted by the transcriber and are hyperlinked to the Transcriber's notes section at the end of this transcript.

[Title:] [1]
No. 93968
To the Reg'r [Register] [2] appointed by Act of Parliam't

[Notes in margin:]
Huggins to Huggins
Reg'rd the 7'th day of March 1749 at 10 oClock in y'e Forenoon

[Body of memorial:]
  A Memorial of a Deed Poll made Between John Huggins of Glenarb in y'e Par'h [Parish] of Achelow [Aghaloo] B'o [Barony] of Dungannon & C'o of Tyrone & his son John of the one p't [part] & The Rev'd John Kennedy of Edenderry in y'e Par'h & C'o of Armagh & Lettice Kennedy his sec'd [second] Daur [Daughter] of y'e other p't bearing date the Thirty first day of Aug'st One thous'd seven hund'd & thirty nine [3]

... Whereby in Consid'n [Consideration] of a Marriage therein Intimated shortly thereafter to be had & Solemnized betwen his s'd Son John Huggins & y'e s'd Lettice Kennedy, the s'd John Huggins Sen'r doth give & make over to his s'd son the Lease of that part of Glenarb he now Posseth [Possesseth] with all houses household Goods & Chattles as they are parly [particularly] ment'd [mentioned] in the s'd Deed only the parlars [particulars?] therein Excepted & reserved but otherwise free of all Rent Tyth & Serv'ts [Servants'] Wages to the first day of Nov'r next after the date of the s'd Deed & further the s'd Jo'n Huggins the father makes over to his s'd Son his Lease in Kedy [Kedew] at his Decease

... Except'g only & reserv'g such p't of the s'd Holding as is Possed [Possessed] by his Sons in Law Joseph Marshall & Dav'd Ferguson & his Daur Marg't

... And also the s'd John Huggins the father makes over unto his s'd Son the Sum of Two hundred pounds Ster as a Debt due to him by M'rs Johnston of Nappock [4] & his s'd Son to receive the Int't [Interest] but y'e Principal to be reserved for his wife & Children & no more or other p't of the s'd Sum with't [without] the Consent of his Father the s'd Jo'n Huggins & his fatherinlaw the s'd John Kennedy & further...

[Note in margin:]
Kennedy to Huggins

... the s'd John Kennedy doth Cov't [Covenant] & Agree by the s'd Deed in Consid'n of y'e Leases & Money above granted & his nat'l [natural] Affection he bears to his said Daur Lettice to give the Just & full Sum of One hundred pounds Ster in the space of Twelve Months as a Marriage Portion w'h his s'd Daur as by the s'd Deed referrence [sic] being thereunto had may more at large appear

... The Due Execution whereof by y'e s'd John Huggins Sen'r & John Huggins Jun'r is Witnessed by W'm Herdman & Ja's Kennedy of Edenderry in y'e C'o of Armagh Gent & the Signing & Sealing of this Mem'l [Memorial] by the s'd John Huggins the Son Adm'r [Administrator] & residuary Legatee of his father the s'd Jo'n Huggins the Elder is Witn'd [Witnessed] by the s'd W'm Herdman & And'w Carmichael of Dungannon in the C'o of Tyrone afores'd Gents 

     John Huggins (seal) __

... Signed & Sealed in the psence [presence] of Will'm Herdman  And'w Carmichael  The abovenamed W'm Herdman came this day before me & made Oath that he saw the said John Huggins the Elder & Jo'n Huggins the younger duly Execute the above mentioned Deed whereof y'e above Writing is a Memorial in the psence of this Dep't [Deponent] & that he likewise saw the said John Huggins the Younger Sign & Seal the above Written Mem'l [Memorial] & that the name W'm Herdman Subscr'd [Subscribed] as a Witness to the said Deed & Mem'l is this Dep'ts [Deponent's] own proper handwriting

     __ Will'm Herdman

... Sworn before me at Dungannon in the C'o of Tyrone one of the Com'rs [Commissioners] for taking Affid'ts [Affidavits] in the s'd C'o this 4'th day of Oct'r 1749

     __ And'w Carmichael __

... Justices of y'e peace for y'e s'd C'o of Tyrone then & there pres't [present]

     __ Rob Blackall __ Rich'd Vincent

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Possibly Knappagh townland in the parish of Eglish, county Armagh.

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