Brunswick County NC Genweb

Benjamin Rowell to John Browning, 1809
Contributed by Natasha Miles
October 2008
Brunswick County, North Carolina

This indenture made this Fifth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine between Benj Rowell Sr of the county of Brunswick and State of North Carolina of the one part and John Browning of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to the said Benj Rowell in hand paid by the said John Browning, the receipt whereof the said Benj Rowell Senr doth hereby acknowledge, the said Benj have granted, sold, aliened, infeoff, and confirmed and by these presents do grant, sell, alien, infeoff, and confirm unto the said John Browning his heirs and assigns for ever a piece or parcel of land in the County of Brunswick on the Horsepen Branch containing one hundred acres of land patent by Joel Allen beginning at a pine in Dunken M Farling's line and running east 40 chains to a pine, then north 25 chains, then west 40 chains, then south 25 chains, then to the beginning. To have and to hold the said one hundred acres above mentioned to the only proper use and behoof of him the said John Browning, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Benj Rowell Senr doth hereby grant for himself and his heirs that he the said Benj Rowell Senr and his heirs the land before described hereby granted unto the said John Browning his heirs and assigns against him the said Benj and his heirs and against all and every other person or persons whatever the said Benj and his heirs and assigns shall and will forever warrant and defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said Benj Rowell has here unto set his hand and seal the day and date above written.
Benj Rowell (seal)

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
James Burney
Thomas Newell

State of North Carolina
Brunswick County
July term 1810 the due execution of the within deed was acknowledged in open court by the said Benj Rowell and was ordered to be registered.
John Julius Gause, Clk