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Edgecombe County, NC
Edgecombe County N C Deeds

 Edge. Co (Halifax) Db 2, page 40, deed date 22 May 1754, recorded May
Ct 1754, James Wyatt, Edge. Co, planter to John Griffin for 5 pds VA, a
tract on the north side of Swift Creek containing 100 acres beginning
at a white oak then north 80 west 126 poles to a white oak then south
10 west 126 poles to the center of two live oaks and a hickory then
south 80 west 126 poles to a white oak on the branch so up the branch
to the first station, as will more fully appear by the patent of said
land, signed James Wyatt, Mary Wyatt (W), wit Osborn Jefferys, (Benjan
Wynnes).  Mary relinquished her dower rights.  Abstracted 3-24-06, NCA
film C.047.40002, CTC.
 
 Edge. Co (Halifax) Db 2, page 43, deed date 9 Oct 1753, recorded May
Ct 1754, Francis Griffis, Edge. Co to Rowland Stinson for 20 pds lawful
money of England, a tract beginning at a hickory Samuel Deloach's line
then along said line north 50 east 246 poles to his corner pine then
south 50 east along said line to a lightwood post then along a line of
marked trees to a white oak on Tyan Cokey Swamp then up the meandering
courses of said swamp to the first station, containing 225 acres which
said land was granted to me the said Francis Griffis by patent for 676
acres dated 3 (no month) 1752, signed Francis Griffis (mark), wit 
Leven Buskins, (Joseph Maund).  Abstracted 3-27-06, NCA film
C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co (Halifax) Db 2, page 257, deed date 22 May 1755, recorded Aug
Ct 1755, Rowland Stinson, Edge. Co to Samuel Deloach for 24 pds VA a
tract beginning at a hickory in the said Samuel Deloach's line then
along his line north 50 east 246 poles to his corner pine then south 50
east along the principle line to a lightwood post then along a line of
marked trees to a white oak on Tyan Cokey Swamp then up the meanders of
the swamp to the first station, containing 225 acres being a deed
signed to the said Rowland Stinson by Francis Griffin dated 9 Oct 1753,
signed Rowland Stinson, wit Edwd Moore, Thos Holliman, Jarratt
stevens. Abstracted 3-31-06, NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.


 Edge. Co (Halifax) Db 2, page 321, deed date 20 Nov 1754, recorded Aug
Ct 1755, Joshua Elkins, Edge. Co to John Griffis, same county for 10
pds VA, a tract containing 255 acres on the north side of Tyan Cokey
Swamp beginning at a white oak Sikes corner tree then north 160 poles
to a pine then west 168 poles to a corner black jack in Francis Griffis
line then south 170 poles to a corner pine in John Davis' line then
south 22 east 80 poles along the line to a corner red oak in the said
line then east 150 poles to a corner pine in Sikes line then along the
line to the first station, signed Joshua Elkins (mark), wit Benjn Hart,
Aquilla Sugg (proved).  Abstracted 4-04-06, NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co (Halifax) Db 3, page 114, deed date 20 May 1747, recorded May
Ct 1747, John Griffin, JR, Edge. Co, planter to John Knight, said
county, planter for (blank) pds, a tract containing 100 acres which is
a part of a tract containing 200 acres granted by patent dated 10 Apr
1744, beginning at a maple on the south side of Browns Swamp then
through a pocoson south 160 poles to a (sypress) then (down) to a pine
then along a line agreed on by ourselves, signed John Griffin Jr
(mark), wit Thomas Hill, James Jones.  Abstracted 1-11-06, NCA film
C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 3, page 252, deed date 29 Feb 1747, recorded
Aug Ct 1748, John Pope, Edge. Co to Joseph Griffin, Edge. Co for 28 pds
VA, a tract 300 acres according to patent dated 20 Nov 1744 granted to
John Pope of Conway in Provence aforesaid, beginning at a red oak
Whitehead's corner on the east side of Pollacks Beaverdam then south 45
west 220 poles to the center of three red oaks then north 45 west 320
poles to a black oak then north 45 east 220 poles to a white oak so
along Whitehead's line to the first station, signed John Pope, wit
(Thomas Ma???), Thos Turner, Richd McKinne. Abstracted 7-24-06, NCA
film C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 3, page 255, deed date 10 Mar 1747, recorded
Aug Ct 1748, John Griffin, Jr, Edge. Co, planter to Joseph Parker,
county aforesaid for 8 pds VA, a tract on the west side of Fishing
Creek on Browns Swamp beginning at a pine being the corner of John
Knigh's land then west to a pine the north 150 poles to a sweet gum
then east to a white oak being a corner of John Knight's land by Browns
Swamp then on a straight course to the place of beginning containing
100 acres, signed John Griffin, Jr, wit John Griffin, Josiah Hart.
Abstracted 7-24-06, NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 3, page 488, deed date 21 Mar 1749, recorded
May Ct 1749, Joseph Parker, Edge. Co to Abraham Sol, Southampton Co,
planter for 12 pds 10 shillings VA a tract on the south side of Fishing
Creek beginning at the mouth of a branch in Browns Swamp so up the
branch then along a course of marked trees to the back line so up the
said line to a corner pine then north 160 poles to sweet gum in the
swamp then along the swamp to the first station, it being part of a
tract granted to John Griffin dated 1745 containing 100 acres, signed
Joseph Parker, (Lucia Parker (mark), wit Elkasin Cane, James Cane. 
Acknowledged by Joseph Parker.  Abstracted 7-30-06, NCA film
C.047.40002, CTC.


 Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 6, page 49, deed date 26 Oct 1754, recorded Aug
Ct 1756, John Earl Granville to Garrett Wall, Edge. Co, Planter for 3
shillings, a tract beginning at a red oak then west 200 poles to a
corner black jack then south 240 poles across Griffin Swamp to a corner
red oak then east 200 poles to a corner pine then north 240 poles
across the said swamp to the first station, containing 300 acres,
signed Granville by Fras Corbin, wit Jno Haywood, James Campbell,
proved by Jno. Haywood, Esq. Abstracted 4-22-06, NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 6, page 93, deed date 1 May 1702,* recorded Nov
Ct 1756, John Granville to James Griffin, Edge. Co, planter for 3
shillings, a tract beginning at a white oak at the mouth of Parkers
Creek then south 110 poles to the center of three trees a pine, a white
oak and a red oak then east 300 poles to a red oak then north 180 poles
to a red oak on the creek side then along the creek north 50 west 90
poles to the bent of the creek then up the creek south 20 west 300
poles in Parkers line and creek to the first station, containing 356
acres, signed Granville by James Innes, Fras Corbin, wit John Haywood,
James Payne.  NOTE: *DEED DATE IS 1702 BUT PROBABLY SHOULD READ 1752. 
DEED DID NOT PLAT.  Abstracted 4-25-06, NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 6, page 256, deed date 4 Jan 1758, recorded Feb
Ct 1758, John Griffis, Edge. Co to John Elkin, same county for 3 pds
VA, a tract on the north side of Tyan Cokey Swamp beginning at a maple
at the mouth of the Miery Branch then along a line of marked trees to
pine standing by Ruffins Mill Branch then down the various courses of
the said branch to the first station, containing 55 acres, being part
of a tract granted to Joshua Elkins 25 Oct 1754, signed John Griffis
(mark), wit Wm. Spicer (mark), John Jones (mark), David Hart (proved). 
Abstracted 5-10-06,  NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.


Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 6, page 274, deed date 7 Nov 1757, recorded Feb
Ct 1758, (John Hinson), planter, Edge. Co to Samuel Deloach, county
aforesaid for 18 pds, 15 shillings VA, a tract beginning at Francis
Griffin's corner a red oak then north 90 poles to a corner pine then
east 170 poles to a red oak then south 202 poles to a corner pine then
west 94 poles to the center of two pine and one oak in Francis
Griffin's line then along the line to the first station, containing 188
acres, signed (John Hinson, wit Wm Deloatch (proved), Jarrat Stephens,
James Forehand (mark).  Abstracted 5-13-06,  NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.

 Edge. Co. (Halifax) Db 6, page 319, deed date 1 Jun 1758, recorded Jun
Ct 1758, Jarrett Wall, Edge. Co to William Screws, aforesaid county for
5 pds VA, a tract of 320 acres on Griffins Swamp beginning at a pine
upon the old deed line then along the old deed line to the corner to a
pine then so to a red oak at the corner then along the old line to a
poplar to the corner then north 3 west along a line of marked trees to
the first station, signed Jarrett Wall (mark), wit Charles Daniel, (Jno
Parish)(mark).  Abstracted 5-15-06,  NCA film C.047.40002, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 00, page 23, deed date 6 Jun 1759, recorded Jun Ct 1759,
Samuel Ruffin, Edge. Co to Elizabeth Griffis (Elizabeth Griffin), for
30 pds VA, a tract containing 100 acres on the north side of Tyan Cokey
Swamp joyning on the lands of John Davis' line beginning at a live oak
in Tyan Cokey Swamp it being John Davis' corner tree then along his
line north 70 east to (Curhsses Mill Branch) to a pine standing in the
said then down the various courses of the said branch to Tyan Cokey
Swamp to a live oak in the said swamp then up the various courses of
the said swamp to the first station, it being part of a larger tract
granted to John Newton by deed from the Lords Proprietors dated 2 Nov
1752, signed Saml. Ruffin, wit Daniel Stringer, Frances Griffis. 
Abstracted 12-17-05, NCA film C.037.40001, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 00, page 32, deed date 10 Mar 1757, recorded Nov Ct 1759,
Earl Granville to William Hilliard, Edge. Co, planter, for 10 shillings
sterling, a tract in the Parish of Edgecombe in Edgecombe Co, beginning
at James Griffin's corner red oak on the south side of Swift Creek then
along the line south 192 poles to the corner red oak then west (90)
poles to a hickory in the other line then south 200 poles to a pine
then east 320 poles to a pine then north 42 poles to a hickory in
Hilliard's line then along the said line north 45 west to the corner
Spanish oak in the Great Branch then along the other line north 45 east
116 poles to the corner a red oak on Swift Creek then up the creek to
the first station, containing 440 acres, signed (?? Corbin), Josha
Bodley, wit. Jno. Haywood, Wil Hurst, proved by William Hurst.  
Abstracted 12-18-05, NCA film C.037.40001, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 00, page 92, deed date 20 Jun 1760, recorded Jun Ct 1760,
Elizabeth Griffis, (Elizabeth Griffin?) Edge. Co to her grandson,
Benjamin Grubb, son of Richard Grubbs, for 5 pds sterling money of
Great Britian, and me hereunto moving, a tract on Tyan Cokey Swamp,
whereon I now live containing 100 acres, he to take possession after my
death, and "you are to observe that your father and mother is to have
(      ) to work and make use of sum part of the land during there
natural lifes and not to be interrupted by any body if they think fit
to live on it" and do give to said Benjamin two cows and calves, pigs,
one feather bed and furniture, signed Elizabeth Griffis (mark), wit
John Fountaine, John Stringer, Mary Stringer.  Abstracted 12-20-05, NCA
film C.037.40001, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db C, page 148, deed date 20 Aug 1763, recorded Apr Ct 1764,
William Deloach, Edge. Co, planter to John Gosneys, Edge. Co for one
pds 10 shillings, a tract of land on a swamp called Mill Swamp
beginning at John Gosneys corner black jack then by his said line east
130 poles to a pine in the Mill Swamp then north 40 poles to a red oak
in said swamp then north 57 west 180 poles to a pine then south (55 &
45) west 62 poles to a pine in Francis Griffin's line then by the said
line to the beginning, containing 95 acres, signed William Deloach, wit
Wm Haywood, Thomas Bryant.  NOTE: FILM HARD TO READ.  Abstracted 8-22-
05, NCA film C.037.40002, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db C, page 374, deed date 30 Oct 1765, recorded Jan Ct 1766,
William Deloach, Edge. Co to Samuel Deloach, county aforesaid for 10
pds, 10 shillings proc money, a tract beginning at Samuel Deloach's
line (two) center pines one oak then along Griffin's line to a turkey
oak in Gosney's line & the (forehand) corner then along (Forehand's)
line to a corner pine in Hardy Williamson's line then along his line &
Deloach's line to two center pines & one oak the beginning, containing
80 acres, being part of land taken up & surveyed by Wm. Deloach bearing
date Apr 1 1763, signed Wm. Deloach, wit (Jn Garner), Richd Ruffin,
Joshua Elkins.  Abstracted 10-8-05, NCA film C.037.40002, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db C, page 445, deed date 25 Feb 1767, recorded Apr Ct 1767,
John Griffin to Hardy Griffin, for 20 pds VA, a tract on the north side
of Swift Creek containing 96 acres beginning at a white oak on the
north side of Swift Creek Thos Bell's corner then by his line north 62
east (   ) poles to Lewis Griffin's corner then by his line north 30
west 120 poles to his other corner then by his other line north 10 east
126 poles to his other corner then by (Arrington's) line north 66 poles
to (Douglas') line then by his line south 65 west 66 poles to Lewis
Griffin's line then by his line south 166 poles to Swift Creek then
along the various courses of the creek to the first station, signed
John Griffin (X), wit (A.W. Arrington), Jas Griffin, (J Griffin). 
Abstracted 10-10-05, NCA film C.037.40002, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db D, page 115, deed date 2 May (1769), recorded May Ct 1769,
Hardy Griffin, Edge. Co to Mathew Drake, county aforesaid for 20 pds
proc money, a tract of 700 acres beginning at a white oak on the east
side of Ready Branch running east 340 poles to a pine then north 330
poles to a pine then west 340 poles to the center of two pines and a
red oak then south 330 poles to the first station, signed Hardy
Griffin, wit Edmund Branch, Nathl Drake, Mathew Drake JR.  Abstracted
12-21-06, NCA film C.037.40003, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db D, page 123, deed date 28 Nov 1768, recorded May Ct 1769,
John Gosney, Edge. Co to William Eastwood, same county for 20 pds proc
money, a tract containing 145 acres beginning at a marked pine in the
Mill Branch then west 180 poles to a corner black jack in Francis
Griffis' line then east 130 poles to a pine then south 45 west 62 poles
to a pine in Francis Griffin's line then south 170 poles to Mill Branch
then up the various courses of said branch to the first station, signed
John Gosney, wit (Thos Hinosley)(T), William Wilson.  Abstracted 12-21-
06, NCA film C.037.40003, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db D, page 129, deed date 26 Jun 1769, recorded Aug Ct 1769,
Hardy Griffin, Edge. Co to William Drake, county aforesaid "as well for
the indemnify discharge and saving harmless" "from all manner ob bonds
and writings obligatory whatsoever" and me hereunto moving, a tract of
land on the north side of Swift Creek containing 96 acres bounded by
the lands of Thomas Vell, Lewis Griffin, Arthur Arrington and James
Douglas by reference being made to the original deed and likewise one
Negro man named York, signed Hardy Griffin, wit Thos Mann, Elizabeth
Mann.  NOTE: appears to be mortgage.  Abstracted 12-21-06, NCA film
C.037.40003, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db D, page 177, deed date 1 Apr 1768, recorded Nov Ct 1769,
Francis Griffis the elder, Edge. Co to William Griffis, county
aforesaid for (five) pounds Virginia and also the natural love and
affection which I have and bear unto my loving son, a tract of land on
the north side of Tyan Cokey Swamp beginning at a lightwood stake in
the back line that divides (      ) and myself then along a line of
marked trees (            ) divides my land and Deloaches to a gum in
Tyancoca Swamp to a maple on the run then by a line of marked trees to
a pine in the back line then along said line to the beginning lightwood
stake containing 100 acres, signed Francis Griffis, wit Wm. Haywood,
John Gosney.  Abstracted 7-11-04, RD copy, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db D, page 326, deed date 1 Feb 1771, recorded May Ct 1778,
Joseph Griffin, Edge. Co to Drury Clanton, county aforesaid for 130 pds
VA, a tract of 300 acres beginning at a red oak Whitehead's corner on
the east side of Pollocks Beaver Dam then south 45 west 220 poles to
the center of three red oaks then north 45 west 320 poles to a black
oak then north 45 east 220 poles to a white oak then along Whitehead's
line to the first station, being a tract that was conveyed to said
Joseph Griffin from John Pope by deed dated 27 Feb 1747, signed Joseph
Griffin (mark), wit Arthr Arrington (proved), Jr, Hardy Griffin. 
Abstracted 12-21-06, NCA film C.037.40003, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db E, page 24, deed date 12 Feb 1780, recorded Feb Ct 1780,
James Permenter, Jr, Edge. Co to John Griffin, same county for 75 pds,
a tract on the west side of the Beaver Dam Branch beginning at a pine
on the west side of aforesaid Beaver Dam Branch in (Richard ???  ) line
then along his line west 197 poles to his corner a white oak then along
aforesaid John Griffin's own line north 171 poles to his corner a pine
then west along the said John Griffin's other line west 32 poles to a
maple in Killebrews Mill Branch then up the various courses of said
branch to William Bracewell's corner a water oak then east by a line of
marked trees being a boundary between the aforesaid John Griffin and
William Bracewell to a red oak in Robert Humphrey's line then along
said Humphrey's line south 45 east 56 poles to a white oak then along
said James Permenter's line to (south) 169 to the first station, being
a tract granted to the said James Permenter by patent dated 10 Dec
1778, signed James Permenter, wit William Bracewell (proved), William
Wilson, Robt Degges.  Abstracted 12-23-06, NCA film C.037.40006, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db E, page 25, deed date 16 Nov 1779, recorded Feb Ct 1780,
Micajah Griffin, Southampton Co, VA, to William Gay, Edge. Co 100 pds
proc money, a tract on the north side of a prong of Town Creek
containing 200 acres beginning at a gum in the said creek then north to
a pine Thomas Barrons corner then west to a white oak then south to a
gum in said creek then down the various courses of the creek to the
first station, signed Micajah Griffin, wit John Williams (proved), John
Stephenson William Tod (X)(mark). NOTE: VERY HARD TO READ.  THOMAS
BARRON COULD BE THOMAS BROWN. Abstracted 12-23-06, NCA film
C.037.40006, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db E, page 336, deed date 28 Oct 1782, recorded Aug Ct 1783,
NC grant #316 to John Williford, a tract containing 487 acres on the
south side of Town Creek beginning at a pine Mourning Barron's old
corner and running north 296 poles to a large pine in William Robbins
old line then along said line west 188 poles to the corner pine course
continued 3 poles to a lightwood stake in Thomas Viverett's new line
then along said new line south 46 poles to the corner a black oak then
along his other new line west 90 poles to a red oak in said line then
south 250 poles to a pine in Hartwell Williford's old line then along
said old line east to Micajah Griffin's corner in the same line, course
continued along Griffin's old line to the first station, 228 poles to
the first station, signed Alex. Martin, wit J. Glasgow, Sec. 
Abstracted 8-23-04, NCA film C.037.40006, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 2, page 7, deed date 12 Oct 1772, recorded Nov Ct 1772,
Francis Griffin, Sr, Edge. Co to Shadrack Stephens, county aforesaid
for 12 pds, a tract on Tyan Cokey Swamp beginning at the mouth of a
small branch that runs into said swamp then up the several courses of
said branch to a pine opposite Demsey Griffin house then along a line
of marked trees to the said Francis Griffin's house then along said
line to a red oak corner tree then to Robert Killebrew's line then
along his line to the swamp then up the swamp to the first station,
containing 250 acres, signed Francis Griffin (mark), wit (Jas Hill),
Demsey Griffin.  Abstracted 5-19-05, NCA film C.037.40005, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 2, page 70, deed date Dec 1773, recorded Apr Ct 1774,
Roger Griffith, Edge. Co to John Flanagan for 40 pds, a tract beginning
at a red oak Flanagan's corner in John Fort's line then running along
Flanagan's line to a white oak (Richard Hammon's) line then along that
line to (Elijah Hareis) line to the head line the head line to John
Fort's line then along his line to beginning, being part of a tract
granted by deed to James McDaniel 15 Dec 1761 and conveyed to Roger
Griffith on 18 Oct 1768, containing 200 acres, signed Roger Griffith,
Faithy Griffith (X), wit (James Hatter) proved, Willis Hyatt, (Elward
Pringle Flanagan).  Abstracted 7-12-05, NCA film C.037.40004, CTC.
 
 Edge. Co Db 2, page 95, deed date 12 Oct 1772, Apr Ct 1774, Francis
Griffis, Sr, Edge. Co to Demsey Griffis, county aforesaid for 1
shilling sterling, after my and my wife's decease the remainder part of
my land & plantation whereon I now live, only that the said Demsey
Griffis in not to have any right or claim to any part thereof until the
decease of myself and my wife, signed Francis Griffis, SR (O), wit Jas
Hill Stevens, proved in court by the oath of Shadrack Stevens, one of
the subscribing witnesses.  Abstracted Feb 07, NCA film C.037.40004,
CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 3, page 73, deed date 1 Jan 1776, recorded Jan Ct 1776,
Lewis Griffin, Edge. Co to Hardy Griffin, for 215 pds, a tract of 250
acres and another tract of containing 100 acres on the north side of
Swift Creek, the first tract beginning at a red oak on the creek then
north 160 poles to a white oak then west 160 poles to a gum standing in
the creek then along the creek to the first station, the other tract
beginning at white oak then south 40 west 126 poles to the center of
three trees, two red oaks and a hickory then south 80 east 126 poles to
a white oak on the branch so up the branch to the first station, signed
Lewis Griffin (mark like double H), wit Thomas Mann, William Mann, John
Mann (proved).  Abstracted 12-23-06, NCA film C.037.40005, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 3, page 76, deed date (1 Jan 1776), recorded Jan Ct 1776,
Received of Hardy Griffin, executor of John Griffin, dec'd, sum of 52
pounds, 8 shillings, 7 pence proc money due me from the estate of my
father, the said John Griffin, dec'd, signed Lewis Griffin, wit (John
Mercer).  Abstracted 2-16-05, NCA film C.037.40005, CTC.
 
Edge. Co Db 3, page 329, deed date 4 Jul 1778, recorded Aug Ct 1778,
John Stephenson, Edge. Co to Micajah Griffin, county aforesaid for 80
pds proc money, a tract of land and plantation on the north side of a
prong of Town Creek containing 200 acres beginning at a gum in the
creek then (north) to pine (Thomas Barron's) corner then west to a
white oak then south to a gum in the creek then down the various
courses of the creek to the first station, signed John Stephenson, wit
John Williams (proved), Jacob Williford (X).  Abstracted 12-23-06, NCA
film C.037.40005, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 4, page 3, deed date 17 Mar 1783, recorded Nov Ct 1783,
Shadrack Stephens, Edge. Co to Joseph Pitt, county aforesaid for 80
pounds specie a tract containing 100 acres on the north side of Tyan
Cokey Swamp beginning at the mouth of a small branch that runs into
Tyan Cokey Swamp on the south side of the said Stephens plantation then
up the said branch to a white oak tree in the fork of said branch then
along a line of marked trees to Francis Griffin's line to a corner pine
in the said Griffin's line then along the said line to a corner black
oak then along a line of marked trees to Robert Killebrew's line then
along the said line to the aforesaid swamp then up the swamp to the
beginning, signed Shadrack Stephens, wit J. Killebrew, Lewis Lodge
(X).  Abstracted 8-29-04, NCA film C.037.40006, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 4, page 115, deed date 1 Apr 1763, recorded Aug Ct 1784,
Earl Granville to William Deloach, a tract beginning at a pine Wm.
Haywood corner in Samuel Deloach's line then by Deloachs line south 50
east 84 poles to his corner then by his own line north 50 east 110
poles to his corner in Samuel Deloach's lines then by line north 90
poles to his corner then by his other line east 186 poles to Hardy
Williamson's line then by his line north 100 poles to his corner then
by his other line east 210 poles to his other corner then by his other
line south 314 poles to his other corner then by his other line west
300 poles to Griffin's corner in said line then by his line south 45
east 280 poles to (Causney) line then by his line east 130 poles then
north 450 poles to Sherods line then by his line west 40 poles to his
corner a pine then by his other line north 74 poles to William
Haywood's corner a red oak then by said line west 426 poles to a line
of another said Haywood's survey then by said line to the first
station, containing 700 acres, signed ?.  Abstracted 9-5-4, NCA film
C.037.40006, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 4, page 454, deed date 6 Nov 1786, recorded Nov Ct 1786,
Richard Sasnett, the elder, Edge. Co to Richard Sasnett, Jr, county
aforesaid for 5 shillings sterling, a tract containing 147 acres on the
south side of Tar River and north side of Beaver Dam Branch beginning
at a white oak on the north side of said Beaver Dam Branch then west
along the patent line to a white oak in John Griffin's line then along
the patent line to a maple in the said branch then up the various
courses of said branch to the beginning, signed Richard Sasnett (R),
wit S. Ruffin, Lawrence Killebrew, acknowledged in open court by
Richard Sasnett.  Abstracted 12-23-06, NCA film C.037.40006 CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 4, page 622, deed date 2 Mar 1787, recorded Jan Ct 1788,
Peter Hadsock, Wayne Co, NC to John Griffin, Edge. Co for 50 pds, a
tract of 145 acres beginning at a marked pine in the Mill Branch then
west 180 poles to a corner black jack in Francis Griffis' line then
(east) 130 poles to a pine in the Mill Branch then north 40 poles to a
red oak in the said branch then north 57 west 180 poles to a pine then
south 45 west 62 poles to a pine in Francis Griffis' line then south
170 poles to the mill branch then up the various courses of the said
branch to the beginning, , signed Peter Hadsock, Martha Hadsock, wit
(Shad Bracewell) Abner Roberson (proved).  Note: DOES NOT PLATE, FIRST
LEG WEST, SECOND LEG EAST.  Abstracted 12-23-06, NCA film C.037.40006
CTC.
 

Edge. Co. Db 5, page 162, deed date 1 Feb 1788, recorded May Ct. 1789,
Aaron Proctor, Edge. Co. to Joseph Griffin, Edge. Co. for 50 pounds
specie, a tract of land on the north side of Tyancoque Swamp beginning
at William Cohoon Jr's line then running up said old line to the Bee
Tree Branch then up said branch to Proctor's line then along said line
to Stephen Watkins' line then along said line to beginning, containing
271 acres, signed Aaron Proctor (X), wit. Sampson Proctor, Benja
Lancaster.  Abstracted 8-19-03 from NCA film C.037.40014, CTC.
 
Edge. Co Db 5, page 245, deed date 22 Mar (1787), recorded Nov Ct
1789, Stephen Watkins, Edge. Co to Willis McDade, place aforesaid for
(150) pounds a tract of land containing (240) acres  on Tyan Cokey
Swamp on the south side of Tar River beginning at a red oak on the road
the said McDade's corner then north to a pine the (principal) corner in
said McDade's line then ( ) by said line to (Jas or Jos) Griffin's
corner then continuing the same course to the pine the principal corner
then south by said Griffin's other line to Wm. Cohoon's corner then by
his line to the ash on the said swamp then up the courses of said swamp
to a gum on the road the said McDade's corner then by his line to the
first station, being part of a tract granted by deed from Earl
Granville to Jacob Flowers bearing date 2 July 1760, signed  Stephen
Watkins, wit Sampson Proctor, Drury Bridgers.  Abstracted 11-12-04, NCA
film C.037.40007, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 6, page 55, deed date Mar 1791, recorded May Ct 1791,
William Deloach and his wife, Purity, Edge. Co to Edwin Dancy, county
aforesaid for $800 silver, a tract of land containing 214 & acres on
the north side of Tyan Cokey Swamp beginning at a hickory in Jesse
Deloach's line formerly Samuel Deloach's then along his line north 50
east 246 poles to a red oak Francis Griffin's patent corner then south
50 east along said Griffin's line to a sowerwood tree on the south side
of Deloach's Mill Branch Edmond Clark's corner then west 32 poles to a
dogwood then south 25 east 12 poles to a dogwood then south 63 east 18
poles to a poplar then south 49 east 18 poles to a pine in the dividing
line between said William Deloach's and William Griffin's then along
the dividing line to a white oak on Tyan Cokey Swamp then up the
meander courses of said swamp to the first station, it being part of a
larger tract granted to the said Francis Griffin by patent bearing date
of 9 Oct (1753), also one other tract containing 16 acres on the north
side of said swamp beginning at a Spanish oak the said Deloach's corner
in said William Deloach's line then along said Jesse Deloach's line to
a pine in the said line an agreed corner then along an agreed line of
marked trees to the head of a little branch called Goose Pond Branch
then down the said branch to a sweet gum tree in said William Deloach's
line then along said line to the beginning, also one other tract
containing 122 acres on the north side of said swamp beginning at the
said Francis Griffin's patent corner a red oak now the said Deloach's
corner then runs north 92 poles then east 170 poles ro a red oak a
corner then south to a red oak on the south side of said Deloachs Mill
Branch said Edmond Clark's corner then along the flats of said Mill
Branch to a sowerwood the said Clark's corner then to the beginning, it
being part of a larger tract granted to Jno Stinson by patent dated 5
Nov 1757, also one other tract containing 347 acres on the north side
of the said Cokey Swamp beginning at a pine William Haywood's corner in
Samuel Deloach's now Jesse Deloach's line then by said Jesse Deloach's
line south 58 east 84 poles to the said Jesse Deloach's corner in said
William Deloach's line then by the said William Deloach's line north 50
east 110 poles to the said William Deloach's corner then north 90 poles
to the corner a pine then by his other line east 186 poles to Hardy
Williamson's patent line then the said Williamson's line north (160)
poles to his corner then by said line east 210 poles to said
Williamson's other corner an oak then by his other line south to a
stake Jno. Wilson's corner then by said Wilson's line to Sherods corner
a pine then by his other line north 74 poles to said Williams Haywood's
patent corner a red oak then by said William Haywood's line west 426
poles to a pine in another of said Haywood's surveys then by said line
to the first station, it being part of a larger tract granted to said
William Deloach by patent dated 1 Apr 1763, signed Wm. Deloach, wit J.
Killebrew, H. Hill, Wm. Dancy.  Abstracted 11-29-04, NCA film
C.037.40007, CTC.
 

Edge. Co. Db 6, page 110, date of deed 13 Mar 1791, date recorded Mar
Ct. 1791, William Deloach, Edge. Co. to Edmund Clark, Edge. Co. for 80
pounds current money of Virginia, a tract of land containing 10 &
acres on the south side of the said William Deloach's Mill Branch
beginning at a lightwood post dividing corner between the said William
Deloach and William Griffin then turning north 45 west 42 poles to
sowerwood on the said Deloach's Mill Branch then down the said branch
west 32 poles to a dogwood then south 25 east 12 poles to another
dogwood then south 63 east 18 poles to a poplar then south 49 east 18
poles to a pine in the dividing line between the said William Deloach
and the said William Griffin then along said line to the first station;
also one other tract containing 179 & acres on the south east side of
the said William Deloach's Mill Branch beginning at a sowerwood on the
said Deloach's Mill Branch then turning south 45 east along the said
William Deloach's & William Griffin's line to Francis Griffin's corner
a pine in said line (237) poles then by his, the said Francis
Griffin's  other line north 45 east (66) poles to John Wilson's corner
a pine then along the said Wilson's line north 3 west 180 poles to a
hickory in William Braswell's line then by said line Braswell's line
west 88 poles to his corner a pine then along his north 136 poles to a
red oak on said Mill Branch the down the (      ) of said Mill Branch
to the beginning, being part of a larger tract granted to the said
William Deloach, signed Wm. Deloach, wit. J. Killebrew, Edwin Dancy
(proved).  Abstracted from NCA film, 3-11-03, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 6, page 129, deed date 31 Sep 1789, recorded Aug Ct 1791,
James Boozman and Martha, his wife, Edge. Co to Fedrec Griffin, county
aforesaid for 40 pounds, a tract of land containing 100 acres on the
High Hill Branch beginning at the branch in the old line then along a
line of marked trees to a corner pine as standing in the principle line
then along the principle line to a white oak in or near the branch then
down the main branch the various courses of the said branch to the
first station, signed James Boozman (X), Martha Boozman (mark), Josiah
Boozman, wit Lot Maund, Caleb Killebrew, John Griffin, Sr (X). 
Abstracted 12-02-04, NCA film C.037.40007, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 6, page 502, deed date 2 Oct 1791, recorded Aug Ct 1792,
Stephen Pace and Nancy Pace, his wife, Edge. Co to Caleb Ethridge,
county aforesaid for 40 pds specie, a tract of 80 acres on the south
side of Griffins Swamp beginning at a poplar a corner tree in Griffins
Swamp then along a line of marked trees to a black jack then along a
line of marked trees to a pine then along a line of marked trees to a
post oak then along a line of marked trees to a water oak in the branch
then down the said branch to the said Griffins Swamp then down the said
swamp to the first station, signed Stephen Pace, Nanny Pace (N), wit
Alenson Powell (proved), John Powell.  Abstracted 10-5-06, NCA film
C.037.40007, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 6, page 517, deed date 20 May 1792, recorded Aug Ct 1792,
James Permenter, Edge. Co to my daughter, Martha Griffis, wife of
Zachariah Griffis, a Negro girl Mill about 1 
years old, signed James Permenter, wit (Wm. Ruffin), Wm. Faulk. 
Abstracted 1-4-05, NCA film C.037.40007, CTC.
 

 Edge. Co Db 6, page 523, deed date 30 Apr 1791, recorded Nov  Ct 1792,
Sherwood Haywood to William Griffin, each of Edge. Co for 120 pounds,
the "whole of that part of land containing 440 acres patented by
William Haywood" in the year 1758 which lies to the east of Deloachs
Branch, signed Sherwood Haywood, wit J. Killebrew, Stephenson Pond. 
Abstracted 1-14-05, NCA film C.037.40008, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 7, page 138, deed date 7 Jan 1788, recorded Feb Ct 1793,
Demsey Griffin,Shadrack Stevens, Matthew Joiner, Solomon Ward, (Isaac
Langston), Edge. Co to James Griffin, county aforesaid for 80 pounds, a
tract of land on the (south) side of Tyan Cokey Swamp beginning at a
maple in a large branch so along a line of marked trees the dividing
line to a pine so down the said line (       ) so down the said branch
to Tyan Cokey Swamp at the mouth of said large branch to the first
station, containing 97 acres, signed Shadrack Stevens, Matthew Joiner,
Solomon Ward (X), Isaac Langston, Demsey Griffis, wit J. Killebrew,
Aquilla Mace (X).  Abstracted 1-26-05, NCA film C.037.40008, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 7, page 346, deed date 14 Jan 1794, recorded Feb Ct 1794,
Wm Griffin to George Anderson, each of Edge. Co for 12 pounds, a tract
of land containing 44 acres, beginning at a poplar & white oak (Henry
Anderson) line then along a line of marked trees to a pine in Wm
Griffis line then along the said Griffis line to a corner post oak
Henry Anderson's line to the first station, signed William Griffis (M),
wit George Narsworthy (proved), Saml Ruffin.  Abstracted 2-13-05, NCA
film C.037.40008, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 8, page 228, deed date 1 Jan 1795, recorded Feb Ct 1795,
John Griffin, Edge. Co to Joseph Morgan, same place for 260 "hard
dollars," a tract containing 120 acres beginning at a corner pine in
Toole's line then along his line to the Horse Pen Branch then down that
branch to the Beaver Dam Branch to a pine Richard Sasnett's corner then
along his line to a post oak John Griffis, Sr corner then along his
line to a corner pine then along the agreed line between John Griffis
and Demsey Griffis to the first station, all the estate right, title
and interest that said John Griffis has, signed John Griffis (X), wit
Blake Baker, acknowledged in court.  Abstracted 12-29-06, RD copy, CTC.
 

Edge. Co. Db 8, page 457, date of deed 28 Apr 1795, date recorded Feb
Ct (1797), Edmund Clark, Edge Co. to Solomon Saunders, Edge. Co. for
112 pounds, ten shillings currency of Virginia, a tract of land
containing (10 ) acres on the south side of Edwin Dancy's Mill Branch
formerly William Deloaches' beginning at a lightwood post a dividing
corner between Edwin Dancy which was formerly William Deloaches &
William Griffin's corner the north 45 west (42 ) poles to a sowerwood
on the side of Edwin Dancy's Mill Branch formerly the said William
Deloaches then down the said branch west 32 poles to a dogwood then
south 25 east 12 poles to another dogwood then south 36 east 18 poles
to a poplar then south 46 east 18 poles to a pine in the dividing line
between the said Dancy and the said William Griffin then along the said
line to the first station, also another tract containing 179 acres on
the east side of the said Edwin Dancy's Mill Branch beginning at a
sowerwood on the said Edwin Dancy's Mill Branch then running south 45
east along the said Edwin Dancy's & the said William Griffin's to
Francis Griffin's corner a pine in said line 251 poles then by his the
said Francis Griffin's line north 45 east 64 poles to John (Wilson)
corner a pine then along the said Wilson line north 3 west 180 poles to
a hickory in Armstrong's line formerly William Braswell's line then by
the said line west 88 poles to his corner then along the said line
north 136 poles to a red oak on the said mill branch then down the
various courses to the said mill branch to the beginning, above
mentioned tracts being a part of the land granted to William Deloach
and from the said Deloach to the said Clark, signed Edmond Clark, wit.
John Wilson, William Saunders.  Abstracted from Db copy, 4-3-03, CTC. 
Deed dark and hard to read.
 

 Edge. Co. Db 8, page 680, date of deed 13 Dec 1796, date recorded Feb
Court 1797, Abraham Pippin, Edgecombe Co to EPHRAIM DAWS of same for 82
pds 10 sh, a tract of land containing 165 acres which was part of a
state grant to Benjamin Lancaster & the remaining part to Roger
Lancaster 28 Oct 1782 on the North side of Tyancokey Swamp beginning at
a black gum in Tyan Cokey Swamp then to a corner pine in John Griffin's
line then north along  Reneson Tisdal's line to a corner gum then along
Renison   Tisdal's line west to a corner pine then along John Norris
line to a corner hickory then along said Norris' line to a sweet gum
then to first station, signed Abraham Pippen (A), wit. John Griffin,
John Van Pelt.  Abstracted from deed book in Register of Deeds 4-12-01
CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 8, page 782, deed date 17 Dec 1796, recorded Aug Ct 1797,
William Griffin and his wife, Onah Griffin, Edge. Co to Zachariah
Griffin, same county for 50 pds, a tract on the north side of Tyan
Cokey Swamp and on the east side of Deloaches Branch containing 100
acres beginning at William Griffin's & Stephenson Ponds' corner water
oak & ash in the said branch then along the said Griffin's & Pond's
agreed line of trees to their agreed corner red oak in Haywood's patent
line then along said patent line to Anderson's & said William Griffin's
agreed corner pine then along the said Griffin's & said Anderson's
agreed line of marked trees to their other corner in said Deloachs
Branch then down the various courses of said branch to the first
station, it being part of a larger tract of land granted to said
William Griffin by deed of sale from said Sherwood Haywood, signed
William Griffis (mark), Onah Griffis (X), wit (S. Ruffin), Jno. Wilson
(proved).  Abstracted 12-29-06, RD copy, CTC.
 
 Edge. Co Db 9, page 39, deed date 29 Nov 1797, recorded May Ct 1798,
NC grant #665 ((#2963)) to John Griffis entry #34, 8 Aug 1796
containing 70 acres on Tyan Cokey Swamp beginning at a pine standing in
James Merritt's line then along said line south 80 poles to a maple
standing in a branch then west 140 poles to a pine then north 80 poles
to a pine standing in Griffis' own line then east 140 poles to the
first station, signed Frederick Philips, CS, sworn chain carriers Hart
Lancaster, Benja Gray. Abstracted 7-7-04, NCA film S.108.709, page 523,
CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 9, page 103, deed date 16 Dec 1796, recorded Nov Ct 1798,
William Griffin and his wife, (Anah) Griffin, Edge. Co to Benjamin
Griffin, same county for 50 pounds paid by the said Stephenson Pond,
(NOTE TO BENJAMIN GRIFFIN BUT STEPHENSON POND PAID) a tract of land on
the north side of Tyan Cokey Swamp and on the east side of Deloachs
Branch containing 100 acres, beginning at or in the said branch on
Deloaches and Haywood's patent line then along the said patent line to
Haywoods patent corner then along said patent line to an agreed corner
red oak then along a line of marked trees agreed on to a corner water
oak & ash in the said branch then down the various courses of said
branch to the first station, it being part of a tract purchased and
granted to the said William Griffin by deed of sale by Sherwood
Haywood, signed William Griffin (mark), (Anah) Griffin (X), wit S.
Griffin, Jno. Wilson.  Abstracted 8-06-04, NCA film C.037.40009, CTC.
 

Edge. Co Db 9, page 131, deed date (blank) Feb 1799, recorded Feb Ct
1799, Elijah Horn, Edge. Co to (Simeon Horn) for 100 pounds, a tract of
land containing 200 acres on the north side of Tyan Cokey Swamp
beginning at Griffins Branch at the mouth of the Hanging Branch then up
the various courses of the said branch to Michael Horn's patent line
then along said line south to the said patent corner a pine in James
Valentine's line then along said line and said Michael Horn's patent
line to the said Griffins Branch then up the various water courses of
said branch to the first station, it being part of a larger tract of
land granted to Michael Horn bearing date 4 Aug 1761, signed Elijah
Horn (H), wit L. Ruffin, E. Ruffin, Samuel Dew.  Abstracted 8-09-04,
NCA film C.037.40009, CTC.
 

 

 


 


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