J L Wilkins & wife & et. al. To Miles F and Henry B Wilkins, 1910
Submitted by Natasha Miles
September 1999
Columbus County, NC
State of North Carolina
Columbus County

This deed made this the 5th day of January 1904 by J L Wilkins and wife M R Wilkins, G H Wilkins and wife A C Wilkins, J C Walker and wife C V Walker and Alice E Wilkins of Columbus County and state of North Carolina of the first part to Miles F Wilkins and Henry B Wilkins of Columbus County and state of North Carolina of the second part.
Witnesseth that said parties of the first part in consideration of fifteen dollars, to them paid by Miles F Wilkins and Henry B Wilkins, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged hath bargained and sold, and by these presents doth bargain sell and convey to said Miles F Wilkins and Henry B Wilkins, their heirs and assigns, a certain tract or parcel of land in Columbus County, state of North Carolina, adjoining the lands of R C Applewhite, N A Byrd and others, bounded as follows, Viz: Beginning at a stake on Dans Creek above the Burguinn Ford Road Bridge the north west corner of R C Applewhite Davis land runs thence with Applewhite line S 15 W 27 1/2 chains to an old Pine stump said Applewhites corner thence N 61 1/2 W with R C and Rosa B Applewhite's line 19 18/100 chains to a pine stump Rosa B Applewhites corner in N A Byrds line thence with said Byrd's line No 4 W 11 chains to Dans Creek, thence down the various courses of said Creek to the first station, containing forty acres more or less. To have and to hold the aforesaid tract or parcel of land, and all privileges and appentenances thereto belonging, to the said Miles F Wilkins and Henry B Wilkins their heirs and assigns, to their only use and behoof forever.
And the said parties of the first part covenanteth with said Miles F Wilkins and Henry B Wilkins their heirs and assigns that they are seized of said premises in fee, and hath right to convey in fee simple, that the same are free and clear from all incumbrances and that they will warrant and defend the said title to the same against the claims of all persons whomsoever. In testimony whereof, the said parties of the first part hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written attest.

Alice E Wilkins {seal}
G H Wilkins {his mark and seal}
A C Wilkins {mark and seal}
J L Wilkins {mark and seal}
M R Wilkins {mark and seal}
J C Walker {his mark and seal}
C V Walker {her mark and seal}

State of North Carolina, Columbus County
I, Geo W Applewhite, Justice of the Peace, do hereby certify that Alice E Wilkins, G H WIlkins and his wife A C Wilkins, J L Wilkins and his wife M R Wilkins, J C Walker, and his wife C V Walker, personally appeared before me this day and acknowledged the due execution of the annexed deed of conveyance and the said A C Wilkins, M R Wilkins & C V Walker being by me privately examined separate and apart from their said husbands vouching their voluntary execution of the same, doth state that they signed the same freely and voluntarily, without fear or compulsion of
their said husband or any other person, and that they doth still voluntary assent thereto. Witness my hand and private seal, this 11 day of January AD 1904.
Geo W Applewhite, JP {seal}

North Carolina
Columbus County
The foregoing certificate of Geo W Applewhite, a Justice of the Peace of Columbus County is adjudged to be in due form and according to law. Therefore let the same with this certificate be registered. Witness my hand and official seal, this 24th day of January AD 1910.
L W Stanley, Clerk Superior Court.

Filed for registration at 11 am Jany 24th 1910.
Registered same day.

C E Smith
Reg of Deeds

(In deed book X1 page 340 & 341)