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DEED BOOK 14 (1780-1790) BRUNSWICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA

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North Carolina

THE COMMONWEALTH of Virginia To Philip Burford & Wyatt Hawkins Gentlemen greeting WHEREAS John Twitty decd. and Mildred his wife now the wife of Phillip Hawkins of the County of Warren in North Carolina by their certain Indenture of Bargain & Sale bearing Date the 6th Day of April 1774 have sold and conveyed unto Lewis Collier of the County of Brunswick in Virginia the fee simple Estate of four hundred Acres of Land . . . lying & being in the said County of Brunswick and whereas the said Mildred cannot conveniently travel to our Court . . . to make her acknowledgment of the said conveyance therefore we do give unto you or any two or more of you power to receive the acknowledgment which the said Mildred shall be willing to make . . . and do therefore command you that you do personally go to the said Mildred and receive her acknowledgment of the same . . . the 30th Day of June 1785. Signed by Drury Stith. By Virtue of this Commission to us directed we the Subscribers have privily examined Mildred the wife of the within mentioned Philip Hawkins in manner & form as the said Commission requires and have received her acknowledgment of the Indenture hereunto annexed . . . certified under our hands & Seals the 7th Day of July 1785. Signed by Philip Burford and Wyatt Hawkins. Brunswick County Court the 25th of July 1785. This Commission was returned and together with the Certificate of the Execution thereof ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 115.

THE COMMONWEALTH of Virginia to Thomas Eaton, William Johnson, Philip Hawkins, Young McLemore & Edward Jones Gentlemen of Warren County North Carolina greeting KNOW ye that we trusting to your fidelity & provident circumspection in deligently (sic) examining William Wildin & Anthoney Daughton witnesses to an Indenture of bargain and Sale from Luke Williams of Richmond to Thomas Williams of Brunswick County in Virginia relative to the proof of the said Deed . . . Command you that at such destain Day & place as you shall appoint you agreeable yourselves and the witnesses aforesaid before you, you call and cause to come, and deligently (sic) to examine on the holy Evangelists of Almighty God relative to the premises, and their examinations into our Court of our said County of Brunswick send & certify inclosed sending also to us this Writ witness Drury Stith Clerk of our said Court the 20th Day of July 1785. North Carolina Warren County, By Virtue of the within Writ came before us William Wildin & Anthoney Daughton & made oath on the Holy Evangelists that they saw Luke Williams execute the annexed Deed unto Thomas Williams, sworn before us the 26th July 1785. Signed by William Johnson, Young McLemore, and Edward Jones. Brunswick County Court 28th March 1785. This Indenture was proved by the oath of Roger Williams a witness thereto and on the motion of Thomas Williams one of the parties a Commission is awarded him to examine and take the Depositions of William Wildin & Anthoney Dougton the other two subscribing Witnesses, relating to the proof thereof they being inhabitants of North Carolina directed to Thomas Eaton, William Johnson, Philip Hawkins, Young McLemore & Edward Jones Gentlemen Justices of Warren County in the said State of North Carolina or any two of them, And at a Court held for the said County the 22d of August following the said Depositions were returned & containing full and satisfactory proof of the execution of the said Deed, the said Indenture, together with the Commission & Depositions are admitted to Record. Deed Book 14, page 124.

This Indenture made this twenty fifth Day of September 1786 BETWEEN Sammons Underwood of the County of Brunswick & State of Virginia of the one part and Mark Clanton of Northampton County & State of North Carolina of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of ten pounds . . . doth grant, bargain & Sell unto the said Mark Clanton . . . a Certain tract or parcel of Land containing by estimation fifty acres . . . it being in the County of Brunswick and bounded as follows (Viz) BEGINNING in Daniel Harrison's a corner white oak, Thence along Harrison's line to Jones's a corner shrub oak, Thence along Burnet's line to the middle branch, Thence down the said branch to Harrison's line, Thence along Harrison's line to the first station . . . Signed by Sammons Underwood (his mark). Brunswick County Court the 25th Septr. 1786. This Indenture was acknowledge by Sammons Underwood to be his Act & Deed & Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 221.

This Indenture made this thirteenth Day of December 1786 BETWEEN James Williamson of the County of Hallifax and State of North Carolina of the one part and Henry King of the County of Brunswick and Colony of Virginia of the other part . . . for and in the valuable consideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds . . . doth grant, bargain and sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said Henry King . . . One Certain Tract or parcel of Land lying in the County of Brunswick and Colony of Virginia containing four hundred and forty five acres . . . and bounded as followeth (VIZ) BEGINNING on an ash in Benningfields Creek, thence along James Brewer's line to a corner hickory, thence along John Person's line to a corner pine in William Person's line, thence along Isaac Ledbetter's line to a corner pine, thence along the said line to a white oak in John Fletcher's line, thence along the said John Fletcher's line to Benningfield's Creek to a willow, thence down the said Creek to a pine, thence up a branch to a Posimon tree, thence along a line of marked trees to a white oak in Miles Alley's line, thence along a line of marked trees to Benningfield's Creek, thence down the said Creek to the First Station . . . Signed by James Williamson and witnessed by Benjamin King, Richard Jacksons (his mark), and John King. Brunswick County Court the 23d of April 1787. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 274.

This Indenture made this thirtieth Day of November 1786 BETWEEN John Sinclair of Chatham County North Carolina of the one part and Edward Thrower of Brunswick County Virginia of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds . . . doth bargain, sell, enfeoff and confirm unto the said Edward Thrower . . . one Certain Tract of Land lying in Brunswick County containing two hundred sixty six acres . . . bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING on the South side of Rattlesnake Creek at a poplar on the said Creek, thence South twelve degrees West one hundred and sixty poles to a pine, South sixty eight degrees West one hundred and twenty six poles to a red oak, North thirty eight degrees West one hundred twelve poles to a pine on a branch, up the said branch to a pine on the same North twenty degrees West ninety poles to a corner on Rattlesnake Creek, down the said Creek to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by John Sinclair and witnessed by Christopher Thrower, James Davis, and William Bettey. Brunswick County Court 23d April 1787. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of Christopher Thrower, James Davis and William Bettey, the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 277.

This Indenture made this fourth Day of January 1787 BETWEEN Joseph Prince and Rebecca Prince his wife of Brunswick County, Charles Gilmore of Halifax County No. Carolina and Augustine Sledge . . . that the said Joseph Prince and Charles Gilmore for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds . . . do grant bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff and confirm unto the said Augustine Sledge . . . one certain Tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Brunswick aforesaid containing by estimation one hundred and thirty Acres . . . and Bounded as follows (to wit) BEGINNING at a red oak on the South side of Meherrin in John Robinson's line, thence by said Robinson's line to a corner hickory on buckwater run, thence up said buckwater run to a corner red oak in Barnett Stewart's line, thence by said Stewart's line to a corner stump a white oak in said Stewart's corn field, thence by said Stewart's line to a corner hickory on the bank of Meherrin River aforesaid, thence down the said River to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Joseph Prince (his mark), Rebecca Prince (her mark), and Charles Gilmore, and witnessed by John Camp, Lockett Mitchell, Thomas Bass, Bengan [sic] Woodrough (his mark), and Daniel Harrison. Brunswick County Court the 22d Day of October 1787. This Indenture was proved by the oath of Benjamin Woodrough a witness thereto and having been proved on the 26th Day of February 1787 by the oaths of John Camp and Daniel Harrison also witnesses thereto the same is ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 321.

This Indenture made this twenty eighty Day January 1788 BETWEEN John Mitchel and wife Elizabeth Mitchel of the County of Wake and State of North Carolina of the one part and William Gray of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds . . . doth bargain & Sell unto the said William Gray . . . a certain Tract or parcel of Land lying & being in the County of Brunswick Bounded as follows BEGINNING at a white oak on Benningfield's Creek, from thense [sic] along Evans's road to a corner black jack on John Browder's line, from thence down to Rattlesnake Creek to a corner willow oak, thence down the said Creek to Nathan Harrises line, to a corner beach, thence along the said Harrises line to a corner sweet gum on Benningfields Creek, thence up the said Creek to the First Station Containing by Estimation two hundred and sixty Acres . . . Signed by John Mitchell and Elizabeth Mitchell (her mark). Brunswick County Court the 28th Day of January 1788. This Indenture was acknowledged by John Mitchel and Elizabeth his wife parties thereto and ordered to be Recorded. Previous to which the said Elizabeth being privately examined as the Law directs did Voluntarily Assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 328.

This Indenture made this twenty first Day of July 1788 BETWEEN William Collinsworth of the County of Northampton, North Carolina and Abby his wife of the one part and William Justice of the County of Brunswick in the State of Virginia of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds . . . do grant bargain and sell unto the said William Justice . . . all that tract or parcel of Land lying in the County aforesaid bounded as follows BEGINNING at a black jack on Caleb Manning's line, thence a line of marked trees to William Justice's line, thence along Justice's line to John Wesson's line to a shrub oak, along Wesson's line to an entry, thence along the old line to John Moore's line, thence along Moore's line to Howard's line, to Caleb Manning's line thence along Manning's line to the First Station to contain seventy & five acres . . . Signed by William Collinsworth and Abby Collinsworth and witnessed by Owen Myrick, James Johnson and Owen M. Fletcher. Brunswick County Court 28th July 1788. This Indenture was acknowledged by William Collinsworth and Abby his wife to be their act and deed and ordered to be recorded. Previous to which the said Abby being privately examined as the Law directs did voluntarily assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 378.

This Indenture made this tenth Day of April 1788 BY AND BETWEEN John Claiborne and Suckey his wife of the County of Franklin in the State of North Carolina of the one part and Thomas Stokes of the County and State aforesaid of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds . . . hath bargained sold alien and delivered unto Thomas Stokes . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the County of Brunswick in the Commonwealth of Virginia and on the South side of Meherrin River containing by Estimation one hundred and twenty acres . . . and bounded as followeth by Allan's land, Aron Smith's, and Hobb's land, it being a tract formerly belonging to William Pierce and sold by him to the said Claiborne . . . Signed by John Claiborne and witnessed by Jordan Hill, Amey Yarbrough (her mark), and Edmunds Stith. Brunswick County Court 22d September 1788. This Indenture was acknowledged by John Claiborne to be his act and deed and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 398.

This Indenture made the twenty third Day of February 1788 BETWEEN Peter Randle and Mary his wife of the County of Montgomery in the State of North Carolina of the one part and William Edward Brodnax of the County of Brunswick in Virginia of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred pounds . . . do give grant bargain sell and confirm and release unto the said William Edward Brodnax . . . all their right title and interest of in and to the plantation and tract of land devised by the last Will and Testament of John Sims deceased father of the said Mary unto her brother John Sims his son; after the death of his mother the said Will bearing date the twelfth Day of May 1778 and recorded in the County Court of Brunswick will more fully appear the said John Sims having conveyed the same to the said William Edward Brodnax by deed of feoffment and who now hath the possession thereof . . . Signed by Peter Randle and Mary Randle and witnessed by James Fletcher, James Gray, William Johnson, and Peyton Randle. State of North Carolina, Montgomery County April Session 1788. Then the within Deed was duly proved in open Court by the oaths of James Fletcher, James Gray and William Johnson, Esquires, subscribing witnesses thereto by order said Court. A copy teste by Geo. Davidson, County Clerk. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 22d Day of September 1788. This Indenture of Release from Peter Randle and Mary his wife of the State of North Carolina to William Edward Brodnax of this County, together with a Commission annexed for taking the acknowledgment and privy examination of the said Mary and a Certificate of the Execution thereof as also a Certificate of the proff [sic] of the said deed from Montgomery County in the said State of North Carolina were presented in Court and being examined and approved or admitted to record agreeable to the act of assembly entitled "An Act for Regulating Conveyance". Deed Book 14, page 414.

THE COMMONWEALTH of Virginia To James Gray and James Fletcher Gentlemen Greeting whereas Peter Randle and Mary his wife of the County of Montgomery in State of North Carolina by their certain Indenture of Bargain and Sale and Release bearing date the twenty third Day of February 1788 have sold and released unto William Edward Brodnax of the County of Brunswick in Virginia all their right title and interest of and in a tract of land containing by Estimation five hundred and forty three acres of land . . . lying and being in the said County of Brunswick and whereas the said Mary cannot conveniently travel to our Court . . . to make acknowledgement of the said conveyance therefore we do give unto you or any two or more of you power to receive the acknowledgment which the said Mary shall be willing to make before you of the conveyance . . . and we do therefore command you that you do personally go to the said Mary and receive her acknowledgment of the same and examine her privately and apart from the said Peter her husband . . . the twenty seventh Day of February 1788. By Virtue of this Commission to us directed we the subscribers have privately examined Mary the wife of the within named Peter Randle . . . and have received her acknowledgment of the Indenture hereunto annexed . . . certified under hands and seals the twenty seventh Day of February 1788. Signed by James Fletcher, James Gray and Mark Allen. Deed Book 14, page 416.

THE COMMONWEALTH of Virginia To James Saunders and Abraham Fulkerson, Esquires, Gentlement Greeting whereas John Tarply and Agga his wife of the County of Brunswick by their certain Indenture of Bargain and Sale bearing date the twenty ninth Day of December 1786 have sold and conveyed unto William Hammonds the fee simple estate of one hundred and eighty six acres of land . . . being in the said County of Brunswick and whereas the said Agga cannot conveniently travel to our Court . . . to make her acknownledgment of the said conveyance therefore we do give unto you or any two or more of you power to receive the acknowledgment which the said Agga shall be willing to make before you . . . and we do therefore command you that you do personally go to the said Agga and receive her acknowldgement of the same and examine privily and apart from the said John Tarply . . . the fourteenth Day of October 1786. State of North Carolina, Caswell County, By Virtue of this Commission to us directed we the subscribers have privily examined Agga Tarply the wife of the within named John Tarply . . . and have received her acknowledgment of the Indenture hereunto annexed . . . certified under our hands and seals this 20th Day of December 1787. Signed by James Saunders and Abram Fulkerson. Brunswick County Court 27th October 1788. This Commission was returned and together with the Certificate of the Execution thereof ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 418.

This Indenture made this twenty eight Day of September 1788 BETWEEN James Gordon and Sally his wife of the State of North Carolina and County of Warren of the one part and James Fisher of the County of Brunswick the State of Virginia of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of thirty pounds . . . doth grant bargain sell and alien enfeoff and absolutely confirm unto the said James Fisher . . . a certain tract or parcel of Land in the County of Brunswick containing by Estimation two hundred and twenty two acres of Land situate and lying on the North side of Waqua Creek BEGINNING at a butter wood a corner tree on line, thence along the said Fisher's line North twenty degrees East two hundred and sixty one poles to shrub white oak, thence East to a corner on Robert Lanoirs, thence South along the said Lanoir's line down to Waqua Creek and so up the creek to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by James Gordon and Sally Gordon and witnessed by William Latimer, Robert Dunkley, and William Judd. Brunswick County Court 27th October 1788. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 428.

This Indenture made this tenth Day of June 1788 BETWEEN Charles Gilmore of North Carolinain [sic] the County of Halifax of the one part and William Scott Virginia in the County of Dinwiddie of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds . . . do grant bargain sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the said William Scott . . . one tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Brunswick on the South side of Meherrin River containing by Estimation four hundred and fifty four acres of Land . . . and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at George Woodrough's corner red oak on Meherrin River, running thence South on the said Woodrough's line to a corner oak of Richard Branscomb's line, thence East along the said line to spanish oak, thence along William Furgason's Junior line to a corner pine upon the Haw Branch, thence North upon a chopt line to a high land pond at the head of the old Orchard Lick Branch, thence along down the said branch till it comes to Duglas Wilkins's line, thence West upon the said Wilkins's line to a corner tree between Simms and D. Wilkins, thence along the said Simms line to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Charles Gilmore and witnessed by John Brewer, Lockett Mitchell, and Henry Mangum. Brunswick County Court 27th October 1788. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of John Brewer a witness thereto and having been proved on the 23rd June last by the oaths of Lockett Mitchell and Henry Mangum also witnesses thereto the same is ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 436.

This Indenture made and entered into the ninth Day of December 1788 BETWEEN Hubbard Peebles of Gilford County North Carolina of the one part and Sterling Peebles of the County of Brunswick of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds . . . doth grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Sterling Peebles . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the County of Brunswick and on the South side of Ready Creek abounded and butting as follows (that is to say) BEGINNING at the mouth of a branch just below Bafses Mill on the said creek thence up the said creek to Vaughan's line thence along Vaughan's line to a corner red oak adjoining the said Sterling Peebles land that he lives on thence along the said line to a black gum on Brodnax's line thence along the said Brodnax's line to an elbo hickory thence along the said line to a corner hickory adjoining Crowders line, thence along the said Crowders line to a corner hickory on the above mentioned creek thence up the said creek as it meanders to the BEGINNING the same containing by Estimation two hundred and thirty acres . . . Signed by Hubbard Peebles and witnessed by William Edward Brodnax, Clement Green, and Mark Green. Brunswick County Court 23d Day of March 1789. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of William Edward Brodnax and Clemen [sic] Green and Mark Green witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 462.

This Indenture made this twenty sixth Day of January 1789 BETWEEN Heartwell Raines of the County of Northampton of the one part and Richard Putney of the County aforesaid of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of forty six pounds eighteen shillings and ten pence half penny . . . doth bargain sell and confirm to the said Richard Putney . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land containing one hundred and one and a half acres lying and being in the County of Brunswick in the State of Virginia and bounded as followeth (Vizt) BEGINNING at a corner white oak in the line of Thompson and Harrison then down the branch as it meanders to a corner ash in Nathle. Mason's line then along the said Mason's line to a corner white oak sapplin in the said Mason's and Raines line then along the said Raines line to a corner pine in the line dividing the State of Virginia from North Carolina then along the said State line to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Heartwell Raines and R. Raines and witnessed by Howel Hobbs and Joseph Ward. Brunswick County Court the 26th Day of May 1789. This Indenture was acknowledged in Court and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 488.

This Indenture made this twenty third Day of February 1789 BETWEEN Augustin Petillo of the County of Warren in the State of North Carolina the one part and Howel Taylor of the County of Mecklinburg of the County [sic] of Virginia of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of seventy five pounds . . . doth grant bargain and confirm unto the said Howel Taylor . . . all that mefsuage tenement and tract of land containing by Estimation seventy one and an half acres . . . lying and being in the County of Brunswick Virginia it is contiguous to James Petillo's land BEGINNING at a white oak on the County Line thence along a new line to a spanish oak a corner tree between James Petillo and Howel Taylor on the road thence along the road to the County Line thence along the County Line to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Augustin Petillo (his mark) and witnessed by Richard Clark, William Shell and Richard Jacson (his mark). Brunswick County Court the 22nd Day of June 1789. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of Richard Clark, William Shell and Richard Jacson [sic] witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 497. [see also the last record that DOES involve HARRISONs]

This Indenture made this twenty third Day of November 1789 BETWEEN Harmon Reade and Tabitha his wife of the County of Brunswick & Colony of Virginia of the one part and Benjamin Edwards of the County of No.ampton [sic] and State of North Carolina of the other part . . . for and in the valuable consideration of the sum of four hundred pounds . . . do grant bargain and sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto the said Benjamin Edwards . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the Counties of Greensville and Brunswick and Colony of Virginia on the North side of Benningfields Creek and bounded as followeth (Viz) BEGINNING on the South side of Benningfields Creek near the Mill thence down the meanders of the said Creek across the road to a corner white oak near the bridge thence up the road 422 poles to a corner spanish oak in Brewers line thence South 10 West 232 poles to a corner red oak thence South 60 East 240 poles across the Mill Pond thence down the said pond the BEGINNING containing four hundred acres . . . Signed by Harmon Read and Tabitha Read (her mark). Brunswick County Court November 23rd Day 1789. This Indenture was acknowledged by Harmon Read and Tabitha his wife to be their act & deed which is ordered to be recorded previous to which acknowledgement the said Tabitha being privitely [sic] exammoned [sic] as the Law directs did voluntary [sic] assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 544.

This Indenture made this eleventh Day of November 1788 BETWEEN Sugar Jones & Betsey his wife of the State of North Carolina and County of Warrin [sic] of the one part and Hermon Read of the State of Virginia and County of Brunswick of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds . . . do give grant bargain sell alien enfeoff & confirm unto the said Hermon Read . . . one certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation three hundred and fifty acres lying and being in the County of Brunswick and bounded as followeth BEGINNING at William Mosely's corner black jack on the branch thence along his line North twenty eight degrees East one hundred & five poles to his corner on Holloways line thence along his line South eighty degrees East one hundred & eighty one poles to Grays line thence along his line South fifty four degrees East two hundred & sixty poles to a hicory thence of South forty eight degrees West one hundred & thirty two poles to a spanish oak on the branch aforesaid thence up the meanders of the said branch to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Sugar Jones and Elizabeth Jones and witnessed by Edward Jones, David Read (his mark), and Thomas Calvad (his mark). COMMONWEALTH of Virginia To Herbert Haynes, Thomas Eayton, & Edward Jones Gentlemen of North Carolina Greeting whereas Sugar Jones and Betsey his wife of the County of Warrin [sic] in North [sic] by their certain Indenture of Bargain and Sale bearing date the 11th Day of November 1788 have sold and conveyed unto Hermon Read of Brunswick County in Virginia the fee simple estate of three hundred & fifty acres of land . . . lying and being in the said County of Brunswick as whereas the said Betsey cannot conveniently travel to our court . . . to make acknowledgment of the said conveyance therefore we do give unto you or any two or more of you power to receive the acknowledgment which the said Betsey shall be willing to make before you . . . and we therefore command you that you do personally go to the said Betsey and receive her acknowledgment of the same and examine her privily and apart from the said Sugar her husband . . . the 2nd Day of April 1789. [Margin] By virtue of this Commission to us directed we the subscribers have privily examined Betsey Jones the wife of the within named Sugar Jones . . . and have received her acknowledgement of the Indenture hereunto annexed . . . certified under our hands & seals this 26th Day of May 1789. Signed by H. Haynes and Edward Jones. Brunswick County Court the 22nd of March 1790. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of Edward Jones, a witness thereto and having been proved on the 24th Day of November 1788 by the oaths of David Read & Thomas Calvad which together with a Commission thereto annexed is ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 572.

This Indenture made the twenty eighth of July 1789 BETWEEN John Huskey and Frederick Huskey of the County of Brunswick of the one part and Mark Clanton of the County of Northampton State of North Carolina of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred & five pounds . . . doth by these presents grant bargain and sell unto the said Mark Clanton a certain tract or parcel of land bounded as follows BEGINNING at a corner pine in John Fletchers decd. line thence along wards to a corner white oak thence a South course by a line of new marked trees to a corner shrub oak thence westward along a line of marked trees to Smiths Branch to a corner gum thence down the said branch to a corner red oak in William Huskeys line to the Lick Branch to a corner poplar thence along Wm. Jones (decded) line to a corner gum thence on East side of said branch along a line to a corner scsrub [sic] oak in Fletchers line at FIRST STATION containing two hundred acres . . . Signed by John Huskey (his mark) and Frederick Huskey (his mark), and witnessed by James Fletcher, Nathan Fletcher, Owen M. Fletcher, and Thomas Clary. Brunswick County Court April 26th 1790. This Indenture of Bargain & Sale was proved by the oaths of James Fletcher, Nathan Fletcher and Ths. Clary three of witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 588.


South Carolina

This Indenture made the ninth Day of December, 1779 BETWEEN Thomas Jeffryes of the County of Cravin in the Province of South Carolina of the one part and Thomas Morris of the County of Brunswick and Collony of Virginia of the other part WITNESSETH . . . for divers causes and considerations but more especially for the just sum of one hundred pounds lawful money of Virginia . . . one messuage or parcel of Land lying situate and being in the County of Brunswick (to wit) BEGINNING at a white oak on Simon Clark's line thence along his line to John Anderson's line thence along said Anderson's line to George Andersons line thence along his line to a small Read oak a corner between said Jeffryes and Drury Peebles's thence along Peebles line to the BEGINNING containing one hundred and seventy one acres . . . Signed by Thomas Jeffryes and witnessed by Frances Dancy, John Mclemon and Burrel Mclemon. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 24th day of April 1780. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of Francis Dancy, John Mclemon & Burrel Mclemon the witness thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 11.

This Indenture made the eighth Day of June 1780 BETWEEN Thomas Jackson Senr. of the Province of South Carolina of the one part and Mark Jackson of the County of Brunswick and Colony of Virginia of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of ten thousand pounds . . . doth grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the said Mark Jackson . . . one certain Tract or parcel of Land containing seven hundred and thirty Acres lying and being in the County of Brunswick and granted to the said Thomas Jackson Senr., by Letters Patent bearing date at Williamsburg the seventh Day of July one thousand seven hundred and sixty three reference being thereunto had will more fully appear . . . Signed by Thomas Jackson and witnessed by Henry Bishop, Henry Robinson, Ichabud Marshall, and Cary James. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 24th Day of July 1780. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of Henry Bishop, Ichabud Marshall & Cary James, witnessed thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 46.

Associated Surnames of Mystery HARRISONs

This Indenture witnesseth that William Fogg of the County of Brunswick and parish of Meherrin for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds . . . paid by William and James Huff and Allan Love all of the County of Brunswick and parish of Meherrin . . . doth grant bargain and sell alien release enfeoff and confirm unto the said William and James Huff and Allan Love . . . all that tract or parcel of Land which the said William Fogg now lives on situate lying and being in the County of Brunswick bounded on the South by James Petillo on the North by James Brown East by Edward Travis and on the West by George Browder containing one hundred and five acres . . . to the only purpose use and behoof of the said William and James Huff and Allan Love their heirs and assigns forever upon special trust and confidence and to and for the uses interests and purposes trusts following that is to say the said William and James Huff and Allan Love shall and will dispose of the said one hundred and five acres for the best price to be got for the same the sale to be made by the publick auction for ready money and the money arising or accrueing from such sale or dispositions and the residue of the said money arising from the said sale and disposition if any to be paid to the said William Fogg . . . that the said William and James Huff and Allan Love their heirs and assigns shall and will, well, truly and faithfully keep perform and fulfill the trust by the presents reposed in them in selling and disposing of the said land for the best price to be got for the same at publick auction in ready money, and in the first place paying themselves satisfying the debt and interest that may arise and become due to them and the residue if any to be the said William Fogg . . . I have hereunto set my hand seal this twentieth Day of February Anno Domminie one thousand seven hundred and eighty six. Signed by William Fogg (his mark) and witnessed by George Nicholson, John Love and Robert Harrison. Brunswick County Court the 24th Day of September 1787. This Indenture of Trust was proved by the oaths of George Nicholson a witness thereto and having been proved on the 24th Day of July 1786 by the oaths of John Love and Robert Harrison also witnesses thereto the same is ordered to be recorded. Book 14, page 305. [NOTE our James and Elizabeth HARRISONs in AL are closely associated with FOGG and LOVE]

Miscellaneous

The following Lists of Slaves being returned into Court by the proprietors who removed into this Commonwealth from the Neighbouring States for Protection are Ordered to be Recorded-

BENJAMIN HICKS of South Carolina--Adam (32 years), Frank (35 years), Ceasar (27 years), Pompy (33 years), Lamashire (37 years), Joney (15 years), Prince (10 years), Primus (7 years), Perriman (5 years), Stephen (3 1/2 years), Carolina (3 years), Clocy (30 years), Rose (25 years), Dina (23 years), Binah (30 years), Silvia (31 years), Kate (18 years), Milly (15 years), Bedy (16 years), Binah (11 years), Saffer (9 years), Nan (5 years), Phebe a child (- years), Prisilla (1 year). Returned the 23d of October, 1780. Deed Book 14, page 101.

DANIEL DUBOSE--Tom (35 years), Glasgow (35 years), Frank (30 years), Handy (26 years), Flora (40 years), Venus (37 years), Mary (20 years), Anthony (12 years), Tynah (11 years), Sandy (10 years), Melia (7 years), Rose & Charlot (3 years), Dina (2 years). Returned February the 26th 1781. Deed Book 14, page 102.

BENJAMIN HICKS--Currey (50 years), Brandum (45 years), Jacob (35 years), Jack (30 years), Dick (27 years), Bob (25 years), Frank (16 years), Joe (14 years), Dick (8 years), Ned (9 years), Davie (1 year), Samon (1 years), Ussey (27 years), Silla (26 years), Nan (24 years), Mintia (22 years), Anneha (19 years), Clary (19 years), Hannah (15 years), Eave (11 years), Sarah (10 years), Aggy (10 years), Judy (5 years), Cate (5 years), Fanny (3 years), Sarah (3 years), Abie (3 years), Amy (1 year), Charlot (1 year). Returned the 10th of October 1780. Deed Book 14, page 102.

GEORGE HICKS--Abraham (35 years), Prince (40 years), Peter (37 years), Dick (30 years), Jim (27 years), Henry (19 years), Mark (30 years), Ben (8 years), Amos (6 years), Billy (4 years), Nearrow (3 years), Cato (1 year), Cate (30 years, Rachael (25 years), Fillis (40 years), Fillis the 2d (14 years), Morear (40 years), Morear the 2d (10 years), Amey (27 years), Amey the 2d (25 years), Anaia (27 years), Lisbon (16 years), Rose (13 years), Sue (9 years), Biner (8 years), Judy (3 years), Winney (4 years). Returned the 10th of October 1780. Deed Book 14, page 103.

BENJAMIN RIVES South Carolina--Dick (4 years), Peter (24 years), Phebe (18 years), Hannah (12 years), Dorcas (2 years). BENJAMIN RIVES Guardian for Frances Rives--Dinah (30 years), Dick (16 years). Returned the 23d of October 1780. Deed Book 14, page 104.

WILLIAM RIVES--Roger (26 years), Willow (16 years), Winny (14 years). Returned the 23d October 1780. Deed Book 14, page 104.

WILLIAM THREADGILL North Carolina--Patt (45 years), Hannah (2 years), Frank (7 years), Toney (4 years). Returned October the 23d 1780. Will Book 14, page 104.

WILLIAM BRACY--Ned (45 years), Charles (40 years), Joe (30 years), Ben (20 years), Jonathan (25 years), Cuped (30 years), Joe (10 years), Dick (6 years), Dick (3 years), Charles (1 year), Phebe (25 years), Sillah (16 years), Betty (20 years), July (18 years), Murrear (25 years), Lucy (16 years), Dinah (40 years), Polly (10 years), Luce (4 years), Nance (2 years), Sall (6 years). Returned the 10th of October 1780. Deed Book 14, page 105.

WILLIAM STROTHERS--Bozier (35 years), Tomboy (30 years), Toby (25 years), Tom (18 years), James (10 years), Jenny (30 years), Cinder (45 years), Dinah (12 years). Returned the 10th of October 1780. Deed Book 14, page 105.

JOSEPH TATUM--Bob about [blank] . Returned the 28th of September 1780. Deed Book 14, page 106.

JOHN THREEWITS--Abram (22 years), Kit (11 years). Returned the 30th September 1780. Deed Book 14, page 106.

ELIAS DUBOSE--Toney (30 years), Sirus (25 years), Simon (40 years), Tom (20 years), Harry (18 years), Samson (35 years), Judy (45 years), Sillah (35 years), Sib (12 years), Silvey (4 years), Sofia (2 years), Hector (10 years), Hardy (6 years), Harring (3 years), Juno (4 years). Simon the property of Aniel Dubose. Samson the property of George White. Deed Book 14, page 106.

JOHN WARREN South Carolina--Hashless (28 years), Jack (35 years), little Jack (15 years). Jack belong to Elias Warren. Deed Book 14, page 107.

ISAAC DUBOSE South Carolina--Sentery (35 years), Cuff (35 years), Sipio (50 years), Ameveter (40 years), Goliah (1 year). Deed Book 14, page 107.

JOSEPH DUBOSE--Ben (35 years), George (30 years), Doctor (8 years). Deed Book 14, page 107.

ANDREW DUBOSE of South Carolina--Mingo (40 years), Ben (30 years), Milly (30 years), Herred (13 years). Deed Book 14, page 107.

JOHN JOHNSON of South Carolina--Grace (28 years), Hannah (9 years), Sillah (1 year), Nan (20 years), Sear (17 years), Will (20 years), Ben (11 years), Peter (7 years), Sandry (5 years), Jim (4 years), Adam (3 years), Sam (1 year). Deed Book 14, page 107.

ROBERT CLARY of South Carolina--Backeus (25 years), Cloe (23 years), Hannah (25 years), Dido (4 years), Hardy (1 month old), Sinus (1 month old). Deed Book 14, page 108.

[These abstracts  were prepared by Carol A. Morrison of 3217 Friendly Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304, Telephone: (910) 323-5830.  All rights are reserved.]

© 1995 Carol A. Morrison - Fayetteville, NC


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