Deed Book 14, pages 61-70

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

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

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This Indenture made this second Day of September 1780 BETWEEN Henry Hyde of the one part in the County of Northampton and Province of North Carolina and Wm. Jones of the County of Brunswick and Colony of Virginia of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of nine hundred pounds . . . doth grant bargain and sell unto the said William Jones . . . a certain tract or parcel of Land containing by estimation two hundred and fifty acres . . . it being the tract of Land where Charles Jones formerly lived it being in Brunswick County & bounded as followeth (Viz) BEGINNING at John Linches corner upon a white oak thence along the old line to William Huskeys corner upon a red oak thence along Huskeys line to Fletchers corner upon a white oak thence along Fletchers line to Linches corner upon a white oak thence along Linches line to the first STATION . . . Signed by Henry Hyde. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of Octr. 1780. This Indenture was acknowledged by Henry Hyde a partie thereto and Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 61.

This Indenture made this twenty first Day of october, 1780 BETWEEN Jabez Northington of the County of Meclinburg (sic) of the one part and Titus Singleton of the County of Brunswick of the other part . . . for and consideration of the sum of five hundred pounds . . . grant bargain sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the said Titus Singleton . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the said County of Brunswick and Parish of Meherrin containing by estimation one hundred and forty four acres . . . being a part of a certain Tract granted to John Brown Senr. by Patent bearing date January twelfth seventeen hundred and forty six containing two hundred and forty four acres and bounded on the other hundred acres belonging to the said Northington as also on the Land of Robert Nance, John Overby & William Ezell . . . Signed by Jabez Northington and witnessed by Michael Ezell (his mark), Wm. Ezell (his mark), and James Singleton (his mark). At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of octr. 1780. This Indenture was proved by the Oaths of the Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 63.

This Indenture made this tenth Day of February 1780 BETWEEN William Jones of the County of Brunswick and Province of Virginia of the one part and John Huskey of the same county and Province aforesaid of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred pounds . . . doth grant bargain and sell unto the John Hiskey . . . a certain tract or parcel of Land containing three hundred acres . . . it being in Brunswick County lying on the lick branch (Viz) BEGINNING on Fletchers line on a white oak thence along Linches line to Smiths branch corner on a maple thence down the said branch to William Hiskeys corner on a red oak thence along Huskeys line to the lick branch of marked trees and corner on a gum thence along Fletchers line to the first STATION . . . Signed by William Jones. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture was Acknowledged by Wm. Jones a party thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 64.

This Indenture made the twentieth Day of April 1780 BETWEEN Thomas Proctor Senr. of the County of Brunswick of the one part and Fredrick Abernathy of the same County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand three hundred and forty four pounds . . . doth grant bargain and sell alien and confirm unto the said Fredrick Abernathy . . . one certain Tract or parcel of Land containing by estimation one hundred and forty four acres situate in the said County on the east side of the little Creek and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at the mouth of a branch thence up the said branch to Stiths corner white oak thence on his line North seven Degrees East two hundred and forty two Poles to a Pine, South eighty eight degrees West one hundred Poles to a white oak on the said little Creek thence down the said Creek as it meanders to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Thomas Proctor (his mark) and witnessed by John Abernathy, Thomas Proctor Junr., Alexander Duggar, John Abernathy, Junr. (his mark), and Thos. Stith. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of Thomas Proctor Junr., John Abernathy Junr., and Thomas Stith, witnesses thereto and order to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 65.

This Indenture made this sixth Day of April, 1780, BETWEEN William Jones and Daucey his wife, and Hannah Jones of the County of Brunswick of the one part, and Edward Holloway of the same County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand four hundred pounds . . . doth bargain sell enfeoff alien and confirm unto the said Edward Holloway . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the County aforesaid and containing by estimation eighty acres & bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING on William Buchanans line, thence along his line to a corner shrub oak in the same thence along a new marked line between the said William Jones's and the said Hannah Jones to John Biggs's line on the spring branch thence up the said branch to a slash thence up the said slash to a small corner gum in the said Biggs's line thence along said Biggs's line to Edward Holloway's line thence along his line to the BEGINNING for compliment of eighty acres . . . Signed by William Jones (his mark), Hannah Jones (her mark) and Daucey Jones (her mark), and witnessed by Benjamin Jones, Richard Rees, and Drury Mathis. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture was acknowledged by William Jones a Party thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 66.

THE COMMONWEALTH of Virginia To John Jones & David Walker Gentlemen Greeting Whereas William Withers and Priscilla his wife by their certain Indenture of Bargain and sale bearing date the 26th Day of January 1778 have sold & conveyed unto Andrew Meade the fee simple Estate of seven hundred and forty eight acres of Land lying and being in the County of Brunswick and whereas the said Priscilla cannot conveniently travel to our Court . . . to make acknowledgement of the said conveyance therefore you or any two of you are hereby empowered to receive the acknowledgement which the said Priscilla shall be willing to make . . . and you or any two of you are therefore commanded personally to go to the said Priscilla and received here acknowledgment of the same and examine her privily and apart from the said William Withers her husband . . . that you distinctly and openly certify the Justices of the said Court under your hand & seals sending then there the said Indenture and this writ Witness Peter Pelham Junior Clerk of the said Court the fifteenth Day of July 1779 In the fourth year of the Commonwealth. Deed Book 14, page 67.

Dinwiddie County ---- Agreeable to the within Writ, we the subscribers personally waited on the within mentioned Priscilla, wife of the within mentioned William Withers and examined the aforesaid Priscilla, privily and apart from her husband and she freely and voluntarily without persuasion or threats of her husband, agreed to & acknowledged that she was willing the within mentioned Indenture of bargain & sale bearing date the 26th Day of January 1778 which is hereunto annexed should be Recorded in the County Court of Brunswick within the State of Virginia Certified under our hands and Seals the 17th Day of August 1780. Signed by John Jones and David Walker. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Commission together with the Certificate of the Execution thereof were returned into Court and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 68.

THE COMMONWEALTH of Virginia To William Thornton & John Powell Gentlemen Greeting Whereas Richard Hagood & Jane his wife & Mordica Hagood and Elizabeth his wife by their certain Indenture of bargain and sale bearing date the tenth Day of February 1780 have sold and conveyed unto Zebulon Lewis the fee simple Estate of One hundred and ninety five acres of Land lying and being in the Parish of Saint Andrews in the County of Brunswick, and whereas the said Jane and Elizabeth cannot conveniently travel to the Court . . . to make acknowledgment of the said conveyance therefore we do give unto you or any two of you power to received the acknowledgment . . . and we do therefore command you or any two of you that you do personally go the said Jane & Elizabeth and receive her acknowledgment of the same and examine her privily and apart from their said Husbands . . . that you distinctly and openly certify us thereof in our said Court . . . the twenty seventh Day of June 1780 in the forth year of the Commonwealth. Deed Book 14, page 68.

In Obedience to the above Order we have taken the examination of Jane & Elizabeth Hagood of one hundred and ninety five acres Land lying in the County of Brunswick & Parish of Saint Andrews and that they freely and voluntarily without persuasion or threats acknowledge the same given under our hands this 7th Day of October 1780. Signed by William Thornton and John Powell. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Commission together with the Certificate of the Execution thereof were returned into Court and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 69.

This Indenture made this twenty sixth Day of August 1780 BETWEEN William Pritchett Senr. of Brunswick County and Colony of Virginia of the one part and William Pritchett Junr. of the County and Colony aforesaid of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of five pounds . . . doth grant bargain and sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto the said Pritchett . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land containing one hundred acres of Land . . . and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING on Arens (or Avens) Creek at the mouth of the Ready branch joining the said branch up to Edmunds's or the back line thence joining Edmunds's line South and west Courrs (sic) to the aforesaid Arens's (or Avens's) Creek thence joining the said Creek up to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by William Pritchett and witnessed by Jesse Potts, John Gilliam and Hezekiah Davis (his mark). August the 26th 1780 Received of William Pritchett Junr. the Consideration of the within Deed. Signed by William Pritchett and witnessed by Jesse Potts, John Gilliam and Hezekiah Davis (his mark). At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture and Receipt were proved by the oaths of Jesse Potts & Hezekiah Davis Witnesses thereto. And at a Court held for the said County the 27th Day of November following the said Indenture and Receipt was proved by the oath of John Gilliam the other Witness thereto & Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 69.

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

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