!DEED-18 Jan. 1832-Jones Co.,N.C.
This indenture made this 18th day of Jan. 1832 between James J. RHODES of Co. of Jones and State of N.C. of the one part and Owen B. COX of the same Co. and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that I the said James J. RHODES for and in consideration of the sum of $400 to me in hand by the said Owen B.COX the receipt whereof he doth hereby ackn. and he the said J.J.RHODES hath granted bargained and sold conveyed convy and confirmed unto the said Owen B.COX his heirs and assigns forever all my right title claim and interest which I have in the mills and the lands which was reserved in the division of the lands for the use of the mill which fell to me by heirship of the death of my father which consist of 1/5th part of said mills & lands To have and ot hold the said 1/5th part of the said land and mills above mentioned and every part and parcel therewith the heredetiments? and appertaining thereunto belonging unto the said O.B.COX his heirs exec. adm. or assigns forever to the one use of the said O.B.COX his --- and assigns and I the said J.J.RHODES do for myself my heirs and assigns warrant and forever defend the aforsaid witnesth part of said mills and lands free from all claims or claim from any person or persons whatsoever unto the said O.B.COX his heirs and assigns forever intertmony? whereof I have hereunto affixed my hand and annexed seal, date before written
James J. RHODES (seal)
State of N.C.Courts of Pleas and quarter sessions
Jones Co.-Sept. Term 1832
Then was the execution of the forgoing deed duly ackn. in open court by James J. RHODES the grantor ordered to be
SOURCE-Register of Deeds Office, Jones Co.,N.C.-Bk.19 p.33
!DEED-3 Sept. 1833-Jones Co.,N.C.
This indenture made this the 3rd day of Sept. in the year of our Lord 1833
between James J. RHODES of the one part and Benjamin RHODES of the other part, both of the same county of Jones and State of N.C. witnesseth that I the said James J. RHODES for and in consideration of the sum of $300 to me in hand paid by the said Benj. RHODES before the sealing and delivery of these presence the receipt whereof is hereby ackn. hath granted convey and confirm a certain peice or parcel of land situate lying and being in the Co. of Jones and state aforesaid and on the south side of Tuckahoe water? and north side of Newsum Swamp unto the said Benj. RHODES beginning at a cypress, standing on the side of the mill pond and on the west side of mill land at the corner of the mill lott and runs S 38 E 10 poles to a stake another corner of the mill lot then with the same N 30 E 8 poles to the west edge of the mill land then with the line S 54 E 107 poles to a stake then S 15 W 542 poles to a red oak then down the various coures of the parcel branch supposed to be S 27 E about 80 poles to the run of newsum? swamp then up the various courses of the said swamp about 140 poles to two holleys then N 7 E 486 poles to a pine on the south side of Duplin road then north 60 W 44 poles to high water mark of the mill pond then down the various courses of said mill pond with the high water mark to the beginning containing by estimation to be 560 acres be the same more or less To have and to hold all the above piece of parcel of land with him the said Benj. RHODES his heirs and assigns and I the said James J. RHODES do for myself give grant convey and confirm all my right title claim interest salary? or demand that I have in the above peice or parcel of land unto him the said Benj. RHODES free and clear from me my heirs Exec. adm. and assigns and I do hereby warrant and forever defend the above peice or parcel of land free and clear from my my heirs and assigns unto the said Benj. RHODES to him his heirs and assigns forever in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal date and day here to fore written.
Signed sealed in presence of
James J. RHODES (seal)
State of N.C., Jones Co.-Court of Plese and Quarter Sessions-Sept. Term 1834
There was the execution of the foregoing deed duly proved in open court by the oath of O.W.B.COX subscribing witness
thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Test: H. BRYAN, (cc) SOURCE-Register of Deeds Office-Jones Co.,N.C-Bk.19,p.251
!MORTGAGE DEED-20 May 1854-Jones Co.,N.C.
This indenture made the 20th day of May in the year of our Lord 1854 between James J. RHODES of the one part and John K.BENDER, Francis MERRITT, Farnifold G.SIMMONS, John OLIVER, Joseph WHITTY & charles H.FOY of the other part all of the Co. of Jones and State of N.C. Witnessth that the said James J. RHODES for and in consideration of the sum of $1 to him in hand paid by the said (above mentioned) hath granted bargained and sold tot he said (above mentioned) all the piece or parcel of land situate lying and being in the co. of Jones aforesaid on the south side of Trant River and on the East side of Mill Creek and Deep gully Branch. Beginning at Light Wood stake near Deep gully Branch and runing north 66 east 100 poles to a black gum then south 65 E 171 poles to the line of thelands owned by the heirs of Mary LONETT? dec'd and with her said line to the Carriage Rd then with this meander of said road south westerly to Penders Road? then with said road north 68 w 64 poles to the Mill Rd. then N 55 W 84 poles to a small --- gum and Persimmon in a bottom or small Branch above the field then down and with said Branch to Mill Creek then down and with said creek tot he mouth of Deep Gully then with said Deep Gully Brancht ot he beginning containing 250 acres more or less. To hae and tohold the said peice or parcel of land with its appurtenances tot he said above mentioned their heirs and assigns forever. Provided always and these presents an for and on the express conditions and purpose that it the said James J. RHODES shall will and truly pay to George W.SIMMONS the sum of $150 with such lawful interest as may be due theereon according to the terms and effect of a certain bond or writing obligatory bearing date the 20 day of May 1854 and or twelve months after date, bearing interest from the frist day of Jan. 1855, executed byt he said James J. RHODES, John K.BENDER, Francis MERRITT, Farnifold G. SIMMONS, John OLIVER, Joseph WHITTY, & Charles H. FOY to the said Georg W. SIMMONS, and the sum of $200 with such lawful interst as may be due thereon according to the tenor and effect of a second bond or writing obligatory bearing date the 20th day of May 1854 and due two years after date with interst from date executed by the said James J. RHODES, John H. BENDER, Fracis MERRITT, Farniforld G. SIMMONS, John OLIVER, Joseph WHITTY and Charles H. FOY to the said George W. SIMMONS,and the sum of $200 with such lawful interst as may be due therafter according to the tenor and effect of a fourth bond or writing obligatory bearing date the 20 day of May 1854 and due four years after date with interest from date executed by the said James J. RHODES, John K. BENDER, Francis MERRITT, Farniforld G. SIMMONS, John OLIVER, Joseph WHITTY and charles H.FOY, tothe said George W.SIMMONS and the above obligation and the estate thereby created shall cease determine and be null and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
WITNESS. R BARRUS
James J. RHODES
State of N.C.-Jones Co. At Office at Trenton, July 4th 1854-Then was the due execution of the foregoing mortgage deed from James J. RHODES to JohnK, BENDER and others proved before me Charles GENOK? Clerk of the co. Court of Please and quarter sessions of the Co. aforesaid in due form byt he oath of Roscue BARNUS the subscribing witness thereto to be the actual deed of the said James J. RHODES and for the purpose therein named Let the mortgage and the certificate be registered.
Charles GEROCK, Clerk
Presented and received for registration on Tuesday July 4th 1854 at 4"oclock p.m.
SOURCE-Register of Deeds Office-Jones Co.,N.C.-Bk.22 p.463
!DEED-14 May 1854-Jones Co.,N.C.
Be it known that I George W. SIMMONS of the Co. of Jones and State of N.C. for and in considertaion of the sum of $750 to me in hand paid by James J. RHODES at and before the sealing and signing of these presents. The receipt and payment whereof is hereby ackn. have bargained sold and cinfirmed and I do hereby bargain and sell & confirm unto the said James J. RHODES hie heirs and assigns forever a certain peiec or parcel of land lying and being as follows to wit: in Jones Co. aforesaid on the s side of Trent River and ont he E side of Mill Creek and Deep Gully Branch.(same as land described in above deed) To have and to hold said peice or parcel of land with its appertances to the said James J. RHODES hid heirs and assignes forever in per? ---. And I for myself and heirs executors and adm. do hereby covenant to and with said James J. RHODES his heirs and assigns That I George W. SIMMONS myheirs exec. and adm. shall and will warrant and forever defend the said peice or parcel of land with its appert. free from all lawful claim of any person or persons whatsoever with it said James J. RHODES his heirs and assigns forever. In witness whereof I do herunto set my hand and seal the 20th day of May A.D. 1854.
In presence of
!DEED-20 Feb. 1858-Jones Co.,N.C.-Bk.23, p.203/204
George W. SIMMONS to James J. RHODES for $750, land on S. side of Trent river and east side of Mill creek and Deep Gully, near Deep Gully Branch to Bender's lands, to mill road, 250 acres. Witn;R. BARNS, J.A.BARRUS
20 Feb. 1858, Jones Co., N.C.-bk. 23, p.204-(p.913)
James J. RHODES to Nathan P. HALL for $438 land on S. side of Trent river, east of Mill creek and Deep Gully branch, to land owned by heris of Mary SMITH, deceased, containing 250 acres. Wits:R. BARRUS, O.ADAMS. We the undersigned release to Nathan P. HALL our interest in above land: Jno. OLIVER, John K. BENDER, Francis MERRITT, Jos. WHITTY, F.G.SIMMONS, adm. of Chas. H.FOY.-(p.913)
28 Oct. 1858-Jones co.,N.C.-Bk. 23, p.208/209
Thomas E. PRITCHETT to James J. HINES for $600 land on S side of Trent river bounded by land of George W. SIMMONS, Franklin FOY, Thomas HALL and land formerly owned by James J. RHODES containing 25 acres.
Wts:Chas. & Saml. G.GEROCK.-(p.913)