McLEOD, (McLOUD, McLOOD) DEEDS 1754-1785
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MCLEOD, (no given name).BK 3, p. 288: 17 Sept. 1768, RICHARD STRINGFIELD, of Cumberland, to 
JOHN STARLING,  of Johnston, for £ 80 proc., 30 a. on S/S of Cape Fear River adj.  (MCLEOD's) line.  
Wit: JOHN BURT, SR. , JOHN BURT, JR., PROVED BY JOHN BURT, SR. ,  Oct. 1768.

ALEXANDER MCLEOD:  BK. 3/ p. 205/ 21 March 1768, JOHN THOMAS to ANGUS MCDUGALD,both of Cumberland, 
for £__ (sic) proc., 150 a. on Upper Little River, on TRANTHAM's upper line, at STEPHEN GARDNER's line, 
patent to MARTIN TRANTHAM, Sr.  13 Oct. 1756.  Wit:  ALEXANDER MCLEOD, PETER MCLEAN,  PROVED BY PETER 
MCLEAN   April 1768.

ALEXANDER McLEOD,  BK 3/ PAGE 491/  2 APRIL 1770/ STEPHEN GARDINER (GARDNER) ,planter , & wife, FARIBE (X), to 
DANIEL MCDUGALD, planter, all of Cumberland, for £ 45 proc. 320 a. on both sides of Upper Little River 
of Cape Fear, betwixt the falls & JOSHUA SHADDOCK's place, lower part of 640 a. patent to JOHN MARTINLEER, 
18 May 1754, sold to JOHN FULP, 23 Jan. 1754, FULP sold the same to CORNELIUS LUFTON, LUFTON sold to 
STEPHEN GARDNER.  Wit:  JOHN MCLEAN, ALEXANDER MCLEOD.  Proved by ALEXANDER MCLEOD  April 1770.

Source: ABSTRACTS OF DEEDS OF CUMBERLAND CO., NC/ VOL. ONE / BK  1-3 /1754-1770 - WILLIAM C. FIELDS, ED.

A. McLOOD, 1.) 6-033.. 10 Oct. 1772 THOMAS (X) MAPLES, planter, & wife, SARAH (X), to JOHN MILLER, carpenter, all of Cumberland, for £20 NC , 130 a. adj. A. McLOOD, sold to sd. THOMAS MAPLES by WILLIAM MAPLES 17 May 1762, patent 1 July 1758. Wit. FRAS. MILLER, JOHN WICKER. Proved by JOHN WICKER Jan. 1773. ALEXANDER (ALEX &#reg; , ELEXANDER,): 1.) 4, - 444..25 March 1772, JOHN STEVENS to DUNCAN RAY, both of Cumberland, for £10 NC., &#frac12; a. on SW/S of Cross Creek, at JACOB MATHEWS's corner. Wit. ALEXANDER McKAY, ALEXANDER McLEOD. Proved by ALEXANDER McKAY April 1772. 2.) 6, - 167.. 11 June..1774, KENNETH CAMPBELL to ALEXR. MacLEOD, both of Cumberland, for £49 N.C., 100 a. on N/S of Richland Creek near Weirs Branch to AARON BURLINGSON'S line, patent to HENRY ATKINSON 27 April 1767. Wit. DONALD MORISON, DONALD MacLEOD. Proved by DONALD MacLEOD July 1774. 3). 6-172… 20 August 1771 ROBERT ROWAN , sheriff, to CONNER DOWD, planter, both of Cumberland, for £ 13.7.0 N.C. , 400 a. , property of MARTIN OATES, sold to satisfy judgement obtained at Inferior Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions of Cumberland in suit: MICHAEL RUSSEL V. MARTIN OATES for debt of £18.9.9 N.C. & costs of £3.11.6 N.C.; sale 15 April [1771], at which sd. DOWD was highest bidder. Wit. DUN. McNEILL., ARCHD. McKAY. Ackd. July 1774. 4). 6-299..23 Jan 1775 NEILL (X) PATERSON, planter, to JOHN McRAW, both of Cumberland, for £28 N.C. 50 a. , on Deep Creek, a branch of & west of the upper prong of Governors Creek, S/S of Deep River, incl. Sd. PATERSON's former dwelling house, patent 22 May 1770. Wit. ALEXR. MORRISON, ALEXR. McLEOD. Proved by ALEXR. MORRISON Jan. 1775. 4) 6-328…16 Feb 1774 THOMAS ELET, planter, & wife, ELEANOR, to ELEXANDER MacLEOD, all of Cumberland, for £106 N.C. ,200 a. on McLendons Creek, patent to THOMAS MATHEWS, SR., 23 May 1757, & converyed to his son, THOS. MATHEWS, Jr. sold by him to JOSIAH WILLIAMSON who sold to THOMAS ELIT. Wit. JOSIAH WILLIAMSON, JOHN KENNEY. Proved by JOSIAH WILLIAMSON Jan 1775. 5)..7-302…24 Jan 1785, Deed of Trust. HUGH McDONALD, ordinary keeper, & wife, ANN, to ALEX. McIVER, merchant, & NORMAN CAMPBELL, schoolmaster, all of Cumberland, for 10 shillings 1/2 of all property, both real and personal, of sd HUGH McDONALD & wife ANN, to be held in trust by sd. McIVER & CAMPBELL, for benefit of sd. ANN of an issue that may be begotten between sd. HUGH & sd. ANN, & failing such issue, of any other person named by sd. ANN. Wit. ALEX McLEOD, JOHN McIVER. Proved by ALEX McLEOD Jan 1785. ANN McLEOD, 1.) 7-045…24 April 1780 JOHN ARMSTRONG, heir of CHRISTOPHER ARMSTRONG, to FARQD. CAMPBELL, planter , all of Cumberland, for £38 N.C. ,19 a. on NE/S of Cape Fear River on the river bank on W/S of [Careys] Creek, part of 640 a. patent to WM. CAREY 13 Sept. 1737, who sold to WILLIAM GRAY, who sold upper half to ALEXANDER McALISTER , who sold sd. 320 a. to JOHN McPHERSON, who sold to sd. THOMAS (sic) ARMSTRONG, now sold by sd. JOHN ARMSTRONG, heir of CHRISTOPHER ARMSTRONG. Wit: ALEXR. FOTHERINGHAM, ANN McLEOD. Proved by ALEXR. FOTHERINGHAM April 1780 (sic) DANIEL McLEOD 1). 7-313…(sic)1785 ALEXANDER (X) GRAHAM to DANIEL McLEOD (McLOUD), both planters of Cumberland, for £20 N.C. , 100 a. on the fork of Tuckahoe & James Creeks beg. On N/S of Tuckahoe 4 miles above the fork, patent to sd. GRAHAM 22 July 1770. Wit: DUCAN JOHNSTON, JOHN GRAHAM Proved by DUNCAN JOHNSTON Jan 1785 2.) 7-376….6 Nov 1784 State Grant No. 82 to DUNCAN McFARLAND, 100 a. on N/S of James Creek, incl. DANIEL McLOUD's improvements. 3.) 7-420….23 May1785 DUNCAN McFARLAND, of Richmond Co. to DANIEL McNEILL, of Cumberland, for £30, 100 a. on James Creek, incl. DANIEL McLEOD's improvements, beg. near the creek, patent to sd. McFARLAND 6 Nov. 1784, No. 82. Wit.: DUNCAN JOHNSTON, RANDH. (X) JOHNSTON. Ackd. July 1785 DONALD MacLEOD 1.) 6-167..11 June 1774 KENNETH CAMPBELL to ALEXR. MacLEOD, both of Cumberland, for £49 N.C. ,100 a. on N/S of Richland Creek near Weirs brand to AARON BURLINSON's line, patent to HENRY ATKINSON 27 April 1767. Wit: DONALD MORISON, DONALD MacLEOD. Proved by DONALD MacLEOD July 1774. 2.) 6-172..11 June 1774 KENNETH CAMPBELL to ALEXANDER MacLEOD, both of Cumberland, for 40 shillings N.C. ,50 a. on N/S of Richland Creek beg. at Weair's corner on HENRY ATKINSON's line. Wit: DONALD MORISON, DONALD MacLEOD. Proved by DONALD MacLEOD July 1774. 3.) 6-201..27 July 1774 NEILL (X) GRAHAM to SAMUEL CAMPBELL, planter & doctor, both of Cumberland , for £40 N.C. ,100 a. on Stewarts Branch, a branch of Rockfish Creek. Wit: ARCHD. McDUFFEE, DONALD MacLEOD. Ackd. July 1774. 4.) 6-292…18 Jan. 1775 JOHN (X) IRWIN, planter, of Cumberland, (also signed by ANN (X) IRWIN) to NEILL PATERSON, planter, of Cumberland, for £34 N.C., 100 a. on Deep Creek, a branch of & west of upper prongs of Governors Creek, on S/S of Deep River, patent to sd. IRWIN 20 May 1770. Wit.: DONALD McLEOD, ALEXANDER MORISON.. Proved by ALEXR. MORRISON Jan. 1775. JOHN McLOUD: 1.) 6-026: 4 Dec. 1772 LEVY (LEVI) PENNINGTON (PENNENTON) planter, & wife, MARTHA (X), to JOHN McLOUD (McLOOD), farmer, all of Cumberland, for £50 N.C., 200 a. on Richland Creek incl. The plantation whereon sd. PENNINGTON now lives, adj. CAMPBELL's upper line, patent to NATHAN SMITH 22 Dec. 1768. Wit: JAMES MUSE, JOHN MARTIN. Proved by JOHN MARTIN Jan 1773. 2.) 7-400 ..6 Nov 1784..State Grant No. 80 to DUNKIN McFARLAND, 100 a. at the mouth of Cabin Branch on Rockfish, incl. JOHN McLEOD's improvements, crossing Cabin Branch & Great Rockfish. MALCOM McLEOD: 1.) 6-234…14 Jan. 1773 MATTHEW CAMPBELL, planter, to WILLIAM BEAN, both of Cumberland, for £36 N.C., 100 a. on both sides of a branch of Lick Creek, at WILLIAM TOMLIN's corner, patent to sd. CAMPBELL. Wit: ROBERT WATSONE, MALCOM McLEOD, ROBART BEAN. Ackd. Oct. 1774. MERON MacLEOD: 1.) 6-384…22 July 1775 JOHN MARTIN, planter, of Cumberland, (also signed by MERON MacLEOD) to MURDOCK McQUIEN & JOHN SHAW, planters , of Cumberland, for £37 N.C., 250 a. west of dry fork of Juniper , lower side of McLendons Creek, DEMPSAY WATSON's second corner, patent to sd. MARTIN 16 Nov. 1774. Wit: JOHN CAMPBELL, MURDOCK MARTIN, Proved by JOHN CAMPBELL July 1775. WILL McLEOD: (WILLIAM) 1.) 6-351….22 April 1775 JOHN MARTIN to JOHN McRAE, both of Cumberland, for £42 N.C. , 150 a. in the middle of 350 a. , patent to sd. MARTIN in 1774, between McLendons Creek & Richland Creek 1/2 mi. above McLendons Creek, incl. Plantation where sd. MARTIN formerly lived, adj. PETER BETHUNE's land. Wit: JOEL McCLENDON, WILL. McLEOD. Proved by JOEL McCLENDON April 1775 ABSTRACTS OF DEEDS OF CUMBERLAND CO.,NC. VOL.TWO/ BOOK 4-7/ 1770-1785

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