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Deed Book 4 (1781 - 1784)

[Deed Book 4, pg. 1]  14 Jan 1781.  Indenture between Julian BARNARD and her two sons, Samuel BARNARD and Jesse BARNARD for 10 pounds; grants title to a parcel of land beginning at the lower swamp; bounded by Robt. GIBSON, Benjamin POYNER, and David ____, being the tract of land that Thomas SANDERSON, dec'd. gave to his son John SANDERSON, the same tract or parcel of land to be equally divided between aforesaid children after the natural life of the aforesaid Julian BARNARD and not before; /s/ Juliann BARNARD.  Witness: Thos. POYNER, Jurat; James (his X mark) POYNER; (registered) 25 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 1] 12 Dec 1780.  John GIPSON to Hillary HANNER for 4000 pounds, 57 acres adjoining Wm. DOWDEE; (signed) John GIPSON (witnesses) ___(torn) (registered) 26 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 2] 3 Dec 1781.  Samuel SALYEAR, SENR. to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNR. for 100 pounds, parcel of land on the North Banks, Begining at Jacob DOWDYs North line at the North End of Peters Quarter on the Sound Side Runing an Easterly Course by a line of Marked Trees to the Sea Shore at Low water Mark then Northwardly along the Sea Shore to William GAMEWELLs line; 506 acres. /s/ Samuel SALYEAR, SENR.  Wit: Saml. JARVES, JUNR., Lovey MORRISS; Registered 26 Feb 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 2-3] 21 Mar 1781.  Rich. DAUGH to Caleb CHAPLIN for 4000 pounds current money of NC, a parcel of land Lying in Currituck County on powels point Begining at a pine Standing in a place called [Luber ?] thicket thence Runing No. 7 W 103 pole Thence East 46 pole Thence S. by E. 210 pole along James CHAPLINs Line to a pine Corner tree then W:S:W:3 pole to a Dog wood Corner thence then No. 34 W: to the first Station Containing [sic] 50 acres.  /s/ Richd. DAUGH.   Wit: Spence HALL, Susanna [x] GIBBONS.  Registered: 26 Feb 1782 .

[Deed Book 4; pg. 3] 12 Dec 1780.  John GIPSON to Thomas WHITE for 2000 pounds, a piece of land adjoyning the Lands of sd. Thomas WHITE Begining at a marked White oak in WHITEHALLs line & Runing Southerly by an old marked line to a small marked Gum thence W.S.W. & W. to Swamp Side thence Northerly binding Swamp to a marked Gum Standing to Southwest of Bakers old Clearing then to first Station Containing 30 acres.  /s/ John [x] GIPSON; Wit: Joseph ENNALLS, Richd. [his R mark] SANDERSON.  Registered) 27 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 3] 28 Nov 1781.  Mitchell DAUGE to Caleb PARR; for 15 pounds specie; a tract or parcel of land bounded by Will. DAUGE, Timothy ETHERIDGE, Michael DAUGE; (signed) Mitchell DAUGE, Anne (her X mark) DAUGE; (witnesses) S. Ferebee , John (his X mark) BROWN; (registered) 27 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 4] 14 Aug 1781.  Richard BARROT and Elizabeth BARROT are firmly bound unto Samuel SALYEAR JUNR. for 160 pounds specie; Land which did formerly belong to Azrekam PARKER, Dec'd., which fell to the daughter of said deceased, Elizabeth BARROT being one of the coheirs, now the true intent and meaning , when the heirs come of age shall by a warantee deed to Samuel SALYEAR, when he and his heirs requires the deed of conveyance then this obligation is to remain in full force; (signed) Rich BARROTT, Elizabeth BARROTT; (witnesses) Samuel JARVES, Eustor BRINN (or OBrian) ; (registered) 27 Feb 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 5] undated.  Caleb BALLANCE, late of the parish of Currituck, apprentice my son , William BALLANCE to Edwd. LEECH, to learn the trade or mystery of ?ofelmaker? until he comes to the age of 21 and to give to said apprentice one years schooling (signed) Caleb BALLANCE, Edward LEECH ; (witness) Solomon (his x mark) COWELL, Willis ETHERIDGE; (registered) 27 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 5] 24 Nov 1781.  Jeremiah MERCER, JUNR. to Winiford MERCER, lends part of his land, during her natural life, and pays yearly rents of 4 shillings if demanded.  /s/ Jeremiah (his x mark) MERCER. Witnesses: John MERCER and Deny (his x mark) PRIEST.  Registered: 27 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 5] 4 Dec 1781.  I Letisia SEARS, widow of Thomas SEARS, deceased, give after my decease to son Caleb SEARS, one negro girl, Rose; to son John SEARS, one negro girl, Rachel; to son Thomas SEARS, one negro boy, March; to daughter Rebecca SEARS, one negro woman, Sillah; to each of my three sons and one daughter , one cow and calf apiece, and to daughter Rebecca SEARS, one feather bed and furniture.  /s/ Letesia [her x mark] SEARS.  Registered 28 Feb 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 6] 3 Dec 1781.  William SIMMONS to Capt. William RUSSELL and Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND for 20 pounds; plantation and tract of land now called the Ready Branch Neck formerly conveyed by Rich. FENTON to James BLAIR in a deed dated January forty-four; 100 acres; (signed) William SIMMONS; (witnesses) Hollo. WILLIAMS, Abs. WHITEHALL, Wm. SANDLER; (registered) 28 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 7] 16 Sep 1781.  Spencer ROGERS to Jacob LITCHFIELD for 100 pounds; being the acre that was recorded in the deed dated 1772, the part of little freshpond that was reserved of all the conveniences thereof for the said Jacob LITCHFIELD; (signed) Spencer (his S mark) ROGERS (witness) John (his X mark) LITCHFIELD, Jurat, Chas. HARBEST; (registered) 28 Feb 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 7] 1 Nov 1781.  John ACKISS of Princess Anne County, Virginia to James WHITE of Currituck County, NC for 5 pounds, 150 acres within a few miles of Currituck inlet and adjacent Ship Bay and land of Willoughby MORRIS; (signed) John ACKISS; (witness) (test) Samuel SALYER, JUNR., Jurat, Randolph (his X mark) JONES; (registered) 1 Mar 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 8] 30 Nov 1781. Peter PADRICK of Currituck County, NC and Matthias TOLAR of the same for 25 pounds in gold and silver, a piece of marsh and land lying on Currituck Sound adjoining James CHAPLIN, William MILSON, consisting of 25 acres; (signed) Peter PADRICK; (witness) Geo. D. WEST, John CONWAY; (registered) 1 Mar 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 8] 28 Nov 1781.  Mitchael DAUGE and Ame? his wife of Currituck County, NC and Caleb PARR of the same for 30 pounds specie, 30 acres of land and swamp in Currituck County bounded by Jonathan WESTERLY, Wm. STANLEY; (signed) Mitchel DAUGE, Ame? (her X mark) DAUGE; (witness) S. FEREBEE, and John (his X mark) BROWN; (registered) 1 Mar 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 9] ? Oct 1781.  John WHITEHURST and Rebeckah his wife of Currituck County, NC to William FEREBEE, SENR.; for 250 pounds specie, a tract or parcel of land in Currituck County and near the sound, bounded as follow; Matthew MATTHIAS line formerly the widow BARNARDs, Kitty? WHITE? consisting of 100 acres;(signed) John (his X mark) WHITEHURST, Rebecca WHITEHURST; (Witness) Jo.? NICHOLSON, S. FEREBEE; (registered) 25 Mar 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 10] 3 Dec 1781.  William FEREBEE, SENR., and Elisabeth his wife of Currituck County, NC to John WHITEHURST of the same; for 250 pounds specie, land in Currituck County, bounded by Anthony SIMMONS, William LURRY; consisting of 50 acres, only excepting one fourth of an acre out of the 50 where my burying place is. (signed) Wm. FEREBEE, and Elizabeth (her X mark) FEREBEE; (witness) S. FEREBEE, Griffeth DAUGE; (registered) 25 Mar 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 10] ? Mar 1782.  Mary MILLER comes in open court and was privately examined by Willis ETHERIDGE, Esq. in which she hereby relinquished all her right of dowery in the aforesaid bargained and sold premises. Test. Wm. FEREBEE. Clerk of Court (registered) 11 Mar 1782; *note below document* : The above said examination was to a deed of Bargain from Patrick MILLER and the above said Mary his wife to James RYAN and was proved in open court in the June term of 1779, tested by Samuel JARVIS, clerk of Court;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 11] 30 Oct 1713.  His Excellency, the most noble Henry, Duke of Bedford pallatin and the rests of the true and absolute Lords and proprietors of Carolina. To all to whom these presents shall come greeting in our Lord God Everlasting. Know ye that we the said Lords of absolute proprietors according to our Great Deed of Grant bearing date the first day of May Anno Dom 1668 given to our said county of Albemarle under our hands and great seal of our said Province do hereby give and grant unto Azrikam PARKER of Corratuck Presinct a tract of land containing 530 acres of land lying in Corratuck at the mouth of a creek as runs westward of Jarvis' Island ; surveyed by John PELL and him sold to the aforesaid Azrikam PARKER as by the said sale upon record doth and may appear being due for the transportation of one person for every 50 acres as appears upon record under this patent; (signed) N. CHEVIN; (witness) Thomas POLLOCK, Esq., Thos. BOYD, T. CRIGHT?; (registered) 12 Mar 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 11] 4 Nov 1707.  John, Lord Granville and the rest of the true and absolute Lords and proprietors of Carolina to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting in our Lord God Everlasting, Know ye that we the Lords and absolute proprietors according to our Great Deed of Grant bearing date the first of May 1668 given to our county of Albemarle and our hands and great seal of our said province give and grant to William SWANN, assignee of Jno. FULFORD, 86 acres lying upon the ___ of the Northwest River in Currituck Precinct; bounded by John CONDON; (wintess) John PORTER, Gabriell NEWBY, Jno. SCAWFINS,___? , Thomas FOSTER;(registered) 15 Mar 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 12] 1 Mar 1782.  William DUDLEY, SENR. and his wife Betty of Currituck County, NC and Jacob LITCHFIELD and his wife Comfort of the same ; for 25 pounds and one Island named Little Freshpond (50 acres) upon Knots Island, the same being the one half of William DUDLEY's old Pattent, equally divide the land between William DUDLEY, JUNR. and Jacob LITCHFIELD, having recourse to the said Patton may more at large plainly appear the same being half the wole Land that the said William DUDLEY and wife Betty ever had in possession on the said above mentioned island; (signed) William DUDLEY, Betty (her X mark) DUDLEY; (witness) Chs.? (his X mark) HERBERT, John (his X mark) LITCHFIELD; (registered) 7 Apr 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 13] 12 Feb 1781.  Matthias TOLAR of Currituck County, NC, a builder to Edmund BEECHAM of the same, a shoemaker, for 20 pounds gold and silver, 150 acres of land lying on the Northward Banks at the head of Kittyhawk Bay Bounded by the Northeast corner of the old plantation where Duke SAVILS formerly lived, James GAMEWELL, John BURGIS, and Wm. BURGIS; (signed) Matthias (his M mark) TOLAR; (witness) Tho. (his T mark) JONES, Wm. WINTER, James GAMEWELL, Thos. JARVIS, Jurat; (registered) 7 Apr 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg.13] 10 __ 1779.  Colo. Gideon LAMB of Camden County, NC to Rebecca BRIGHT of Currituck County, NC; for 8 pounds, 10 shillings, give, grant and sell all my right to all the lands, houses,etc... which I bought of the aforesaid Rebecca BRIGHT; [signed] Gn. LAMB; [witness] John SIMMONS, Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND; [registered] 4 Apr 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 14] __ Jan 1782.  James FEREBEE of Currituck County, NC to Edward DOUGHTY, JUNR. of the same; for 150 pounds, one-third part of the land belonging to Moyock Mill, supposed to contain three-fourths of an acre together with one-third part of all the benefits, privileges , etc.. belonging to Edward DOUGHTY, JUNR., during the natural life of Elizabeth FEREBEE, wife of the said James FEREBEE; [signed] James FEREBEE; (Witness) Thos. COX, Nathan ANSELL; [registered] 5 Apr 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 15] 2 Mar 1782.  Elizabeth MORSE of Currituck County, NC to Caleb SIMMONS and John HILL of said county; for 30 pounds proclamation money of NC; grant all my right of dower in a certain tract or parcel of land on Currituck Bay near Morses point whereon the said Caleb SIMMONS and John HILL now lives, it being the same tract or parcel of land my husband, Richardson? MORSE sold in his lifetime. I did not relinquish my right of dower in the said land at that time; [signed] Elizabeth (her E mark) MORSE; [witness] Hilary SIMMONS, Amos ETHERIDGE,JUNR., jurat; [registered] 6 Apr 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 15] 24 Dec 1781.  John SIKES of Camden County, Province of NC, planter, bound unto Jesse SIMMONS of Currituck County, province of NC; in the sum of 500 pounds; Conditions of the above obligations that Jesse SIMMONS to give James SIKES, son of Caleb SIKES, deceased, learning and trade; [signed] John (his X mark) SIKES; [witness] Samuel SIMMONS, James SIMMONS; [Registered] 6 Apr 1782;

[Deed Book 4; pg. 16] 16 Dec 1781.  Frances NICHOLS of Currituck County, NC to Malachi MARCHANT of the same; for 45 pounds silver, 50 acres on the Beaver Dam Branch; bounded by the province line, being that tract of land known by name of Dunkins; [signed] Francey (her F mark) NICHOLS; [witness] Joseph BALLANTINE, James (his X mark) GLASKOW; [registered] 6 Apr 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 31]  25 April 1782.  Thomas PARKER to John MERCER, both of Currituck Co., for the Sum of Eighty pounds Good & Lawfull Money of North Carolina, a tract of Land in Currituck County Except 16 acres that was Sold out of that Tract by the Said Thomas PARKER to Samuel THOMPSON it being the land and plantation whereon the Said Thomas PARKER now lives Known by the name of bee tree point adjoining the Lands of Thomas SHERGOLD & the Lands of Andw. BATES & binding on the Sound & Likewise on the publick Road Containing 44 acres of Land and also all trees woods under woods.  /s/ Thomas PARKER.  Wit: Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND, Jo. SLACK.  Registered: July 2, 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 31-32]  21 March 1782.  Lusias WILLIAMS to Colo. Samuel JARVES, both of Currituck Co., for Sum of Twenty pounds Specie, a piece of Swamp Land it being part of a New Survay baring date the 26 of Septemr.1780 Referance being had will at Large appear begining at Samuel JARVES Corner tree upon his old line thence Runing So. 80 Wt. 627 Chain to Doctor NICHOLSONs old pattent thence binding on Said pattent No. 22d. wt. 11 Chain & 50 links thence Easterly to a line of Mark trees then South 22d. Et. to the first Station the Said JARVES Corner Containing by Estimation 70¾ acre.  /s/ Lucias WILLIAMS.  Wit: Jo: NICHOLSON, Thomas TAYLOR.  Registered: July 2, 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 32]  8 Feb 1782.  Horatio & wife, Mary LEE to Josias SLACK, both of Currituck Co., for the Sum of fifty pounds Currt. Money of North Carolina, a Tract of Land in Currituck Co., being that percell of Land the Said Horatio LEE had Left him by the Last will & Testament of his Decd. father Daniel LEE Containing 112 acres be the Same more or Less.  Also 50 acres of Land the Said Horatio LEE purchased of Lazarus TOLOWREY adjoining the Land of Tatem WILSON being apart of a place known by the name of the Entry and the lands of Linton LEEs and the lands of the aforesaid Lazarus TOLOWREY.  /s/ Horatio [x] LEE.  Wit: Hilary SIMMONS, Wm. PERKINS, Thos. POYNER.  Registered: July 2, 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 32-33]  21 March 1782.  Randel JONES, SR., planter, to Samuel JARVES, gent, both of Currituck Co., for Eighty Six pounds Specie, a tract of land in Currituck County on the Wind Mill Shore Begining at a Stake on the Shore Side on WOODHOUSEs line Edwd. TAYLORs patten Runing by a line of Marked trees So. 79 W. 69 cha. to a pine in the Edge of the Swamp then along the Swamp a Small distance in the Same to three marked holleys thence No. 81 E. 69 cha. to the water thence along the waters Edge to the first Station Containing 50 acres Referance to a pttent bearing date the 11th of Novemr. 1719 pattend by Joseph SANDERSON as will at Large appear by the Said pattent.  /s/ Randel [his R mark] JONES.  Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON, Lusias WILLIAMS.  Registered: July 2, 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 33]  21 March 1782.  Capt. Thomas TAYLOR, planter, to Samuel JARVES, gentleman, both of Currituck Co.  For the Sum of Twenty Pounds Specie, a tract of Land in Currituck County it being the North End of a new Survey begining at a Small tree at the west End of John WOODHOUSE Line Running thence So. 5 ½ W. and So with Said plat or plan as will make the full quantity of one hundred acres Reference to Said Survey bearing date June the 19th day 1780.  /s/ Thomas TAYLOR.  Wit: Jo. NICHOLSON, Saml. SALYER.  Registered: July 2, 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 41] 25 March 1782.  Indenture from John ONEEL, SEN'R. of Currituck County to Christopher ONEEL, JUN'R., planter, for 100 pounds lawful money of the State, 80 acres lying on Hatteras Banks in Currituck County beginning at the mouth of Kingfishers Creek and joining the sea side hills and the sound.  /s/ John [x] ONEEL; Mary [x] ONEEL.  Witnesses: Joseph JENNETT; Nathan MIDYETT.  Registered: July 18, 1782.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 42] 21 January 1782.  George CARROWN of Currituck County sold to John EVERTON of Currituck County, for 46 pounds and 5 shillings gold and silver, a parcel of land lying in Currituck County adjoining the lands of Saml. RUSSELL, containing 74 acres.  /s/ George CARROWN.  Wit: Thomas JARVES; Wm. RUSSELL.  Registered: July 18, 1782

[Deed Book 4; pg. 103] Oct. 17, 1782 - Mary LURRY sold to Alexander LINDSEY, for £100, a certain tenement of land beginning at North River at the mouth of Sams Run up the sd. run to William LURRYs line thence along said line to North River up the River to the first station containing 500 acres.  /s/ Mary LURRY; Wit.: Go. WORTH, John STUART.  Registered: Aug. 26, 1783

[Deed Book 4; pg. 103-104] Oct 14, 1782 - William RUSSELL & Asa NORTON sold to Thomas SANDERSON, SR., for £30, a certain parcel of land beginning on Alexander S. WHITEHALLs and THOMAS SANDERSONs line beginning at the Easterd side of the road binding on the Southerd side of the Round Swamp thence on East Southwardly course by a line of marked trees thence westerly course down Thomas RUSSELLs line to the main road thence along the road to the first station containing 40 acres.  /s/ William RUSSELL, Asa NORTON.  Wit: Thomas HEATH, John LINDSEY.  Registered: Aug. 26, 1783

[Deed Book 4; pg. 110] This Indenture made the 31st day of May One Thousand Seven hundred & Eighty three Between Charles GRIGGS & Sophia GRIGGS of the one part and Jeremiah FOSTER of the other part both of the state of North Carolina and County of Currituck Witnesseth that for and in consideration of said Jeremiah FOSTER Building a frame house Sixteen feet Square with a brick Chimney and Planting an Orchard of fifty apple trees and paying one Ear of Corn per annum the said Charles GRIGGS and Sophia GRIGGS do Bargain Convey make over and Confirm unto the said Jeremiah FOSTER his heirs for the term of Nineteen Years one Certain tract of land Bounded as follows Beginning at the Road joining James PARKERs _____ied line from thence Runing by a line of marked trees towards the Swamp to a Marked chinkepin thence Runing a north course to Gum from thence Runing a Easterly Course to a Cedar tree by the Road thence Runing a Southerly Course on the Road to the first Station Containing by Estimation ten acres more or less To have and to hold the the Said Messuage or tract of Land with all the Profits of Privileges of Emolument into there from arising for the aforesaid time of nineteen years  Furthermore we Charles and Sophia GRIGGS for us our heirs Executors Administrators or assigns Shall Warrant and Defend for the aforesaid term of nineteen years the aforesaid Land Against all Claims Whatsoever Given under our hands of Seals this 30th Day of May 1783.  /s/ Charles [x] GRIGGS; Sophia [x] GRIGGS.  Witnesses: John JARVIS, Eutow OBRIEN.

Currituck County June Term 1783 Present the Justices

    This Lease from Charles GRIGGS & wife to Jeremiah FOSTER was proved in open Court in due form by the Oath of John JARVES ordered Registered.  Test Wm. FEREBEE.  According to order is Registered September the 5th 1783.  Test Willis ETHERIDGE Pub. Register.  [Submitted by Jean Schroeder]

[Deed Book 4; pg. 126] Oct. 25, 1782 - Patent #18 -- For the sum of Fifty shillings for every 100 Acres paid into our Treasury by William RUSSELL for a tract of land containing 74 acres lying between North River and the Sound beginning at a marked white oak standing in North River patent Benjamin SANDERSONs corner running North thru East to SANDERSONs other corner thence South to Thomas SANDERSONs line thence with said line various measurements to first station.  /s/ Alex. MARTIN.  Registered: Sept. 23, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 126-127] Oct. 25, 1782 - Patent #16 -- For the sum of Fifty shillings for every 100 Acres paid into our Treasury by Robert POYNER for a tract of land containing 57 acres lying near Cowinjock Bay beginning at a pine that divides James RYAN & said POYNER running thence South to Caleb WALKERs line thence South to TAYLORs line various courses and measurements to SIMMONS Corner then North to DUKs Corner thence North to a pine in WILLIAMS line then various courses to first station.  /s/ Alex. MARTIN.  Registered: Sept. 23, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 144] 18 Aug 1783.  State of North Carolina Grant #91 to Thomas PAIN SENR. for 50 shillings for every 100 acres, 85 acres lying on Chenecomick Banks. Registered Oct. 1, 1783.  /s/ Alex MARTIN

[Deed Book 4; pg. 145] 18 Aug 1783 at Fairfield.  State of North Carolina Grant #101 to Samuel MIDYETT for 50 shillings for every 100 acres, 883 acres lying on Roanoak Island in Currituck County adjoining William DANIELS.  /s/ Alex MARTIN.

[Deed Book 4, pg. 147] 1783 Alexander Martin to Belcher Daniel, State of NC Patent #62…..sum of fifty shillings for every hundred acres….a tract of Land Containing four hundred and eighty four acres…Roanoake Island. /s/Alexander Martin

[Deed Book 4, pgs. 147-148] 1783  Alexander Martin to Joseph Daniel, State of NC Patent # 81….a tract of Land Containing three hundred acres….on Roanoake Island, Beginning at a stake Belsher Daniels Corner then with his line North forty five East- one hundred chains to Broad Creek then North forty five west thirty chains to William Daniels line then with his line south forty five west one hundred chains then to the first station….. /s/ Alex Martin

[Deed Book 4; pg. 168] 27 June 1783.  Josiah NICHOLSON of Currituck County "do for the love good will and effection which I do bear unto my two Grand Children William COWELL and Elizabeth COWELL of Tyrel County and State aforesaid and for Divers other good causes & Considerations me thereunto moving" give the first two children that my Negro girl Bette hath that lives to be of four years of age apiece and in case the Negro girl Betty should never bear or have any such children then in that save I do give unto William COWELL one Negro boy named Peter and I also give in case Betty hath no children a Negro girl Bridget unto Elizabeth COWELL.   /s/ Josiah NICHOLSON.  Witnesses: [unreadable].  Registered: Oct. 18, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 168-169] 25 Mar 1783.  Michel ONEEL of Currituck County sold to Samuel ONEEL of Currituck County, for 20 shillings sterling money as well as the natural love & affection which I have and bar to my said son Samuel ONEEL, a certain piece of land in Currituck County a place known by the name of Coinjock containing 42 acres, it being part of a patent granted to Thomas TAYLOR in 1668. /s/ Michel ONEEL.  Witnesses: Thomas TAYLOR; Nathan ONEEL.  Registered: Oct. 22, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 169] 27 June 1783.  William COWELL of Tyrel [Tyrrell] County "do for the love good will and effections that I do bear unto my two Grand Children William COWELL and Elizabeth COWELL, both of Tyrel County, and for Divers Good Causes and Considerations me thereunto moving, have given Granted Conveyed and Confirmed and by these presents do freely and absolutely give unto my two Grand Children after my Decease and my wife Delilah, to wit: to my Grand son William one Negro garl named Rachel and to my Grand Daughter Elizabeth after my Decease and my wife Delilah one Negroe garl named Nan....".  /s/ William COWELL.  Wit:: Josiah NICHOLSON.  Registered: Oct. 22, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 169-170] 27 June 1783.  William COWELL of Tyrell [Tyrrell] County "do for the love good will and effections that I do bear unto my grand son William COWELL" give a parcel of land lying in Currituck County on Coinjock Bay and adjoining the Beaver Dam and James BYANE? line, containing 150 acres.  /s/ William COWELL.  Wit:: Josiah NICHOLSON.  Registered: Oct. 22, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 175-176] 29 Aug. 1782.  Jacob FARROW of Currituck County living on Hatteras Banks, sold to William MEEKINS of Currituck County, for 28 pounds, a parcel of land lying on Hatteras Banks joining Joseph WILLIAMS, dec'd, and said FARROW's line, containing 78 acres.  /s/ Jacob FARROW.  Wit: William MILLER; Francis FARROW.  Registered: Oct. 25, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 176] 27 May 1783.  Jacob FARROW, JUN'R. of Currituck County sold to William HARRISON of Currituck County, for 25 pounds, a parcel of land lying on Cape Hatteras Banks containing 54 acres.  /s/ Jacob FARROW; Elizabeth [E her mark] FARROW.  Wit: Major CLARK; Ruth [her R mark] SCARBROUGH.  Registered: Oct. 25, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 182] 17 Mar 1783.  Jacob WILLIAMS of Kinnekeet Banks in Currituck County sold to William MEEKINS of the same place, for 45 pounds, a parcel of land in Currituck County adjoining Edward SCARBOROUGH, the sound, Comfort WILLIAMS' landing ridge, and William MEEKINS, containing 70 acres.  /s/ Jacob WILLIAMS; Mary [x] WILLIAMS.  Witnesses: Joshua PERKINS; John FLOWER.  Registered: Oct. 29, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 182-183] 13, Mar 1783.  Williams MEEKINS of Kinnekeet Banks in Currituck Co. sold to Jacob WILLIAMS of the same place, for 45 pounds, a parcel of land in Currituck County containing 50 acres.  /s/ William MEEKINS; Sally [x] MEEKINS.  Witnesses: Joshua PERKINS; John FLOWER.  Registered: Nov. 11, 1783.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 183] 18 Aug. 1783.  State of North Carolina Grant #104 to Ralph COLLINS for 50 shillings for every 100 acres, 141 acres in Currituck County on North River beginning at John LINSAY's line.  /s/ Alex MARTIN.

[Deed Book 4; pg. 270]  3 Feb. 1789.  Nathan ONEEL of Currituck Co. sold to Thomas TAYLOR, planter, for 20 pounds specie, 25 acres in Currituck Co. /s/ Nathan ONEEL. [photocopy was very hard to read]

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