Deed Book 14, pages 71-80

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

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This Indenture made this fourteenth Day of August 1780 BETWEEN William Pritchett of Brunswick County and Colony of Virginia of the one part and Moses Pritchett of the County and Colony aforesaid of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of five pounds . . . doth grant bargain sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the said Moses Pritchett . . . a Certain Tract or parcel of Land containing one hundred and fifty acres of Land . . . situate lying and being in Brunswick County & Colony of Virginia and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING on Avens's Creek at the mouth of the aforesaid William Pritchetts Spring Branch joining the said Spring branch up to Mitchells line thence joining the said Mitchells line North to Thomas Daniels line the along the said Daniels line to Richard Bagwells thence joining Bagwells line to Avens's Creek, thence down the said Creek to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by William Pritchett and witnessed by Jesse Potts, John Potts, Benjamin Kirkland, and Hezekiah Davis (his mark). Deed Book 14, page 71.

MEMORANDUM that on the Day of the Date of the within written Indenture full and peaceable seizon (sic) and Possession of the within mentioned Premises with its appurtenances was had and taken by the within mentioned William Pritchett and by him given and delivered to the within named Moses Pritchett to him and his heirs and assigns forever according to the true intent & meaning of the within written Indenture. Signed by William Pritchett and witnessed by Jesse Potts, John Potts, Benjamin Kirkland, and Hezekiah Davis (his mark). At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture & Memorandum was proved by that oaths of Jesse Potts & Hezekiah Davis Witnesses thereto And at a Court held for the said County the 27th Day of Novr. following the said Indenture and Memorandum were proved by the oath of Benjamin Kirkland another Witness thereto and Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 72.

This Indenture made this twentyeth Day of November 1780 BETWEEN Laurance House of the County of Brunswick of the one part and William Batte of the same County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of five thousand pounds . . . doth grant bargain and sell unto William Batte . . . all that Tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the aforesaid County of Brunswick and containing by estimation three hundred and thirty five Acres . . . and bounded as followeth BEGINNING at a Pine a corner Tree of Richard Stewarts on Hicks's branch, thence along the said Stewarts line to James Walkers line, from thence along the said Walkers line to Drury Stiths entry line thence along the said entry line to Thomas Laurances decd. line, thence along the said Laurances line to Hicks's branch thence down the meanders of the said Branch to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Laurance House. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 27th Day of November 1780. This Indenture was acknowledged by Laurance House a Party thereto & ordered to be record (sic). Deed Book 14, page 73.

This Indenture made this twenty seventh Day of March 1780 BETWEEN Samuel Briggs, Bettey Briggs, his wife, and Robert Briggs, Ruth Briggs his wife of Brunswick County of the one part and Richard Lamb of the said County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand one hundred and fifty pounds . . . doth grant bargain sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the said Richard Lamb . . . one Tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Brunswick by estimation seventy acres . . . and is bounded as follows (to wit) BEGINNING at Hickory on the road side, thence along the line of William Walker on the North to the branch, thence up the said branch to the head to an Oak thence a streight (sic) course along the line of Robert Wright on the West, to a corner, thence along the line of William Stith on the South to a corner, thence along the line of Richard Lamb on the East to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Samuel Briggs, Bettey Briggs, Robert Briggs, and Ruth Briggs, and witnessed by Thomas Penn, John Allen, Robert Kenneday, and David Thomas (his mark). At a Court held for Brunswick County this 23d Day of October, 1780. This Indenture was proved by the oath of Robert Kennedy a Witness thereto. And at a Court held for the said County the 27th Day of November following The said Indenture was proved by the oaths of Thomas Penn & John Allen Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 74.

This Indenture made this twenty fourth Day of November 1780 BETWEEN William Jones of Brunswick County in the State of Virginia and William Linch of the County and State aforesaid . . . for and in consideration of the sum of eighteen pounds . . . hath bargained sold aliened & made over to the said William Linch . . . a certain Tract or parcel of Land situate in Brunswick County and containing one hundred Acres by estimation and bounded as follows (to wit) BEGINNING at red oak in Buckner Paces line, thence North by a line of marked Trees to a red oak, thence to the head of the second branch to a Maple, the down the said branch to the great branch to a Maple, then Down great branch as it meanders to Buckner Paces line to a white oak, then along the said Paces line to the first station . . . Signed by William Jones. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 27th Day of November 1780. This Indenture was Acknowledged by William Jones a party thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 75.

This Indenture made this twenty fifth Day of November 1780 BETWEEN David Mason, Junr. of the County of Brunswick and Mary his wife of the one part & Jesse Butts of the said County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of seven thousand seven hundred pounds . . . they the said David Mason & Mary, his wife have granted bargained and sold unto the said Jesse Butts . . . all that tract or parcel of Land whereon the said David Mason now dwelleth in the aforesaid County of Brunswick on both sides of the three Creeks containing by estimation three hundred and eight five acres . . . and bounded by the Lands of William Allen, William Batte, and William Maclin & being also that entry Tract or parcel of Land which the said David Mason lately purchased of Samuel Major by Deed bearing date the [---] Day [-----] of one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine, which said Deed is duly Recorded in the aforesaid County of Brunswick reference being thereunto had will more fully appear . . . Signed by David Mason Junr. and witnessed by John Mason, Junr., William Mason, and James Mason. Deed Book 14, page 76.

MEMORANDUM that we within named David Mason and Mary his wife did the twenty fifth Day of November 1780 give and deliver up to the within Jesse Butts his heirs & peaceable and quiet delivery and seizon (sic) of the within mentioned Land & Premises. Signed by David Mason, Junr. and witnessed by John Mason, Junr. RECEIVED this 25th Day of November 1780 the within sum of seven thousand seven hundred pounds current money of Virginia it being in full for the within consideration. Signed by David Mason, Junr. and witnessed by John Mason, Junr. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 27th Day of November 1780. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of John Mason Junr., William Mason & James Mason, the Witnesses thereto and the Memorandum and Receipt thereon endorsed were also proved by the oath of John Mason, Junr. the Witness thereto and together with the said Indenture, Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 77.

This Indenture made this twenty & seventh Day of November, 1780 BETWEEN Sarah Warren of Meherrin Parish in the County of Brunswick of the one part and John Wills of the Parish and County aforesaid of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the just sum of three thousand two hundred pounds . . . doth hereby bargain, sell alien, release, and confirm to him the said John Wills . . . a certain Tract or parcel of Land containing three hundred sixty and six Acres lying and being in the County of Brunswick, joining the lines of Edward Wesson, Gib, & others and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at Masseys line North eighty degrees west forty eight poles to a red Oak on Gibses line, thence by his line South twenty nine degrees West one hundred and twenty four poles to his corner white oak on a branch, thence South fifteen degrees west one hundred & ninety four Poles to Tharps Corner red Oak, thence by his line south sixty degrees East two hundred and twelve Poles to a white Oak on Woolseys line, thence by his line North thirty eight degrees east one hundred and four Poles to a red Oak on Rays line, thence by his line North eighteen degrees west eighty Poles to his corner Ash on the long branch, thence up the said branch to a Maple on the same thence by Wessons line North thirteen degrees west two hundred & forty six Poles to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Sarah Warren. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 27th Day of November 1780. This Indenture was Acknowledged by Sarah Warren a party thereto and Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 77.

This Indenture made this 14th Day of September, 1780, BETWEEN Volentine Moore and Mary Moore of the County of Brunswick of the one part and Joseph Moosely (sic) of the County of Chesterfield of the other part . . . that the said Volentine Moore and Mary his wife for and in consideration of the sum of five thousand pounds . . . hath granted, given, bargained, and sold unto Joseph Mosely . . . one certain Tract or parcel of Land containing one hundred and twenty acres . . situate lying and being in the County of Brunswick on the South side of Cedar Creek and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at a corner white Oak on North Ceder Creek on John Rogers's line from thence running up the Creek to a line, which the said Rogers & Moore made by consent of each other below the Mill thence along the said Rogers's line to Daniel Askews corner on a white Oak from thence along the said Askews line to the Turkey pen branch thence up the said branch to a corner Posimon thence along the said Askews line to a corner Spanish Oak on middle Cedar Creek from thence down the said Creek to a corner white oak from thence streight (sic) across on Harrises line to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Volentine Moore and Mary Moore (her mark), and witnessed by Matthew Dance, John Rogers, and Robert Moore. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 27th Day of November 1780. This Indenture, Memorandum & Receipt were Acknowledged by Volentine Moore and Mary Moore his wife parties thereto, she having been first privily examined as the Law directs, and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 79.

This Indenture made this 27th Day of November, 1780 BETWEEN Thomas Nance and Anne his wife of the County of Brunswick of the one part and Sarah Warren and the Heirs of John Warren as it is mentioned on the back of this Indenture of the same County of the other part . . . that the said Thos. Nance and Anne his wife for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand five hundred pounds . . . paid by the said Sarah Warren and the heirs of John Warren to be as it is mentioned on the back of this Indenture . . . doth grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the said Sarah Warren & heirs of John Warren to be as it is mentioned on the back of this Indenture and to their husband assigns forever, one certain Tract or parcel of Land containing two hundred and seventy three acres lying and being in the County of Brunswick and Meckingburg (sic) on the branch of Genito Creek that was granted unto Daniel Nance of Brunswick County by letters Patent bearing date February the fifth day one thousand seven hundred and fifty three . . . Signed by Thomas Nance (his mark) and Anne Nance (her mark). WHEREAS John Warren by his last Will and Testament was desirous that his wife should have the use of his lands in the County during life or Widowhood for her to dispose of the same as she should think proper either to sell the same and purchase more or continue to keep the same by a clause in the said will left it in these words I Give her the use of all my Lands within this County to sell and dispose of as she shall think fit during her life or Widowhood, and provided that she should die or marry after selling the said Land before she purchases that immediately the money be put upon Interest and equally divided amongst my children when they arive (sic) to the age of eighteen Years and in case she should die or Marry in possession of the said Lands that then it be sold and divided amongst my sons (to wit) Merriott Warren, John Warren, William Warren, and Thomas Warren. ----- 1780 there Received of Thomas Merriott two thousand five hundred pounds it being the consideration money within mentioned by me. Signed by Thomas Nance (his mark). At a Court held for Brunswick County the 27th Day of November 1780. This Indenture and Memorandum were Acknowledged by Thomas Nance & Anne his wife parties thereto, she having been first privily examined as the Law direct, and the Receipt thereon endorsed was also Acknowledged by the said Thomas Nance and together with the said Indenture and Memorandum, Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 80.

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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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