Deed from Charles STREIG to Sam STREIG

Land Records Book 33 Page 579-580
Modoc County Recorder, California

THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty first day of June one thousand nine hundred and Sixteen

BETWEEN Charles STREIG of Fort Bidwell, Modoc County, State of California the party of the first part, and Samuel STREIG of Lake City, Modoc County, State of California, the party of the second part,

WITNESSETH: That the party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Ten and no/100 dollars, lawful money of the United States of America, to him in hand paid by the party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do by these presents grant and convey unto the party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever All that certain piece or parcel of land being and is situated and described as follows, to wit:---

Beginning at a point One hundred ninety two (192) feet North of the Northwest corner of Water and Post Streets, in the Town of Ford Bidwell said County of Modoc, State of California, Thence North Eighty (80) feet or more, along the west line of said Water Street, to the Southeast corner of lot formerly sold by Fred E. BUSH to Mrs. E. M. PHILLIPS, thence West along the South line of said lot formerly sold by Fred E. BUSH to Mrs. E. M. PHILLIPS to the center of Willow Creek, thence Southerly down the center of Willow Creek to the Northwest corner of lot formerly sold by Fred E. BUSH to A. L. MUNROE, thence East along the North line of said lot formerly sold by Fred E. BUSH to A. L. MUNROE, to the place of beginning. Together with all water rights, water ditches and water privileges thereunto belonging or in any appertaining.

TOGETHER with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belong, or in anywise appertaining, and the rents, issues and profits thereof.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singular the above-mentioned and described premises, together with the appurtenances, unto the party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever. And the party of the first part, and his heirs, the said premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the party of the second part his heirs and assigns, against the party of the first part, and his heirs, and against all and every person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same, shall and will WARRANT and by these presents forever DEFEND.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the party of the first part has hereunto set his hand the day and year first above written.

Charles STREIG

State of California, County of Modoc ss On this 21st day of June in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Sixteen before me, S. S. GARRETT, Justice of the Peace in and for Bidwell Township County of Modoc, personally appeared Charles STREIG of Fort Bidwell Modoc County, California, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument, and who duly acknowledged to me that he executed the same. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand at my office in the County of Modoc, the day and year in this certificate first above written. S. S. GARRETT Justice of the Peace in and for the County of Modoc, State of California, Bidwell Township.

Filed for Record at the request of Bank of Ft. Bidwell Aug. 31 1916 at 5 min past 9 o?clock A.M., and Recorded in Book 33 of Deeds, page 579 Modoc County Records.
T. H. BALLARD Recorder (296)

A little more on the above deed and the one from Charles STREIG to Minnie POLANDER:
These deeds were recorded after the death of Charles. He died on August 25, 1916 and these deeds were recorded after that date. Now, I personally could not locate any will or probate for Charles STREIG in Modoc County. Strange, wouldn't you say. Looks like he went for the distribution before death to avoid all that taxes, etc., as he had previously deeded the "home lot" in Lake City to his wife, Wilhelmina. Frederick would not be included in the distribution, necessarily as he was a step-son.

Also, in the above deed, the property description has the names: Fred E. BUSH, Mrs. E. M. PHILLIPS, and A. L. MONROE included in the description.


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