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Accession number: 2017.10.3
Category: Legal Documents
Date: April 18 1904
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 40 cm L x 27 cm W
Marks/Label: Blue registrare of deeds stamp.
Subject: Newcombville, Nathanial Hebb, James O. Snyder, Midville Branch
Narrative: James Owen Snyder was born 12 December 1879 in Midville Branch, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, the son of Matilda (Baker) and William Bradford Snyder.  James Snyder worked as a farmer.  Snyder married twice, firstly to Edna Earl Wile (1885-1907) on 5 December 1903.  Secondly to Esther Matilda Crouse (1893-1968) married 13 May 1911.  Family lived on Haines Road in Midville Branch.  James Snyder died 6 May 1976 and is buried in Midville Branch Cemetery.
Description: Large ivory hand written Deed between Nathanial Hebb of Newcombville and James O. Snyder  of Midville Branch, Lunenburg County, for the sale of land.  Pink lines create a border on front page.  Four pages, which are folded.  Three red dots on third page where signatures appear.  Reverse has blue imprint for registrar of deeds, William E. Marshall.
History of Use: Used to record a sale of land between two people.