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Return to Currituck Co.

Currituck County, North Carolina
Deed Book 5 (1784-1788)

[Deed Book 5, p. 2] August 12, 178_ - Demsey SAWYER to Mary SIKES.  100 acres.  £150? Demsey SAWYER is exec. of LW&T of Theophilus GREGORY.  SAWYER and SIKES are of Camden Co., NC. Land and marsh agreeable to the LW&T of Theophilus GREGORY lying...in the county of Currituck...near the head of Jean Gite Creek...100 acres, it being part of a tract of land & marsh that Theophilus GREGORY bought of John [FORBES] & left by the said Theophilus GREGORY in his LW&T to be sold & Mary SIKES the one purchaser which sd. land & marsh lyeth at the uppermost end of premises from the said FORBES by Theophilus GREGORY & now conveyed & sold by Demsey SAWYER...unto the sd. Mary SIKES. [Signatures and dates at bottom of page are torn and faded]

[Deed Book 5, p. 3]
September 8, 1784 - Thos. JARVIS, SR. & Nathan HALL to Sarah EVERTON. On North Banks a little to the northward of Jeanguite Creek. 100 acres. /s/ Thos. JARVIS, Nathan HALL. Wit: James WHITE, Jo. SLACK. Acknowledged Sept. Term 1784. Registered Jan. 11, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 4] Feb. 6, 1784 - I Enoch McDANIEL for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by Abel ASHBEE for a certain piece of land on Grate Collinton Island beginning at the dividing marsh at the Cross Ditch various courses to the Grate Cypress Swamp to the Sound Side near ???? point marsh various courses to the house containing 150 acres .

[Deed Book 5, pg. 5] September 7, 1784 - Alexander LINDSAY to John NICKESS(?).  John NICKESS of Princess Anne County, Virginia and LINDSAY of Currituck.  £60. Land in Currituck by the name of Mindsees(?) Island. South of Meadees Creek(?) 343 acres. /s/ Alexr. LINDSAY. Wit: Chas V. HERBERT, Willis BALLANCE, and Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered January 11, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 5-6]  The Lords Proprietors granted to Michel O'NEEL a tract of land containing 91 acres in Currituck County joining John PELL's land, "it being for the importation of one person for every 50 __?___.  This grant was made November 11, 1719.  /s/ Francis TOMS, Richd. SANDERSON, C. EDEN, Thos. POLLOCK, Wm. REED.  [On January 1, 1748 Michel O'NEEL sold his right to the above patented property to Ebenezer TAYLOR for £12  Virginia money which was witnessed by Richd. McCLUER and William SHERGOLD.]

[Deed Book 5, pg. 7-8]  Oct. 2, 1712 - Registered: Jan. 21, 1785 - To all to whome these presents shall come greeting know ye that we the Lordes of Absolute proprietors Grant Deed of Grant bearing date First Day of May Ann Dom 1668 given to our sd. County of Albermarle under our hands  unto Luke WHITE of Currituck precinct a tract of land containing 179 acres & 33 poles beginning at a red oake standing by the side of the No. River poroson being Thos. TAYLORs corner tree various poles and degrees to the first station. Being due for the Transportation of one person for every 50 acres. Luke WHITE paying to us our heirs & successors yearly every Twenty Ninth day of September the fee rent of One shilling for every 50 acres, providing that he, his heirs or assigns do not ???? or cause to be seated & planted thereon within Three years after the date hereof then this Pattent to be void otherwise to stand & be in full force. Given under our hand this Second Day of October Anno Dom 1712.  /s/ Thos. POLLOCK, Tho. BOYD, N. CHEVIN, Wm. REED, T. KNIGHT

[Deed Book 5, pg. 8]  February 18, 1731/2 - Know all men by these presents that Luke WHITE assign over unto Gilbert PORTWOOD all my right title and interest of this within Pattent being One half of the land within mentioned, I having formerly sold unto Henry BLUNT the other half of the land as pr. A Deed.  Witness: Geo. PAYNE, J. MARTIN.  This assignment was by Mr. Luke WHITE and Margaret his Wife acknowledged in open Court July 4, 1732.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 8-9] - Sept. 16, 1784 - I William POYNER for and in consideration of the sum of £80 paid to me by Zachariah MORSE for a parcel of land 100 acres  beginning of corner pine KINNONSs? Corner then along KINNONSs to a small read oake then along a line of marked trees to a corner oake in John HOLSTEDs line then along a line of marked trees about a Southerly course to a pine MORSEs own corner then along a line of marked trees to Caleb MORSEs corner pine then along MORSEs to Thos. YOUNGHUSBANDs & so along his line to the first station it being the same land & plantation which formerly belonged to Joseph POYNER deceased.  Witness: Mathias HOLSTEAD, Frances MORSE; Registered February 8, 1785   

[Deed Book 5, pg. 9-10] September 28, 1784 - Nathan POYNER, SENR. to Thomas POYNER.  For £175. Near Currituck Narrows, called by the name Poplar Branch...351 acres... beginning...on Sound side being the corner of a tract of land formerly belonging to Richd. SANDERSON and now in the possession of Hadley WOODHOUSE ...running...SW...NW...NE...to the head of Sandy Branch down sd. branch various courses to the sound...along sound to first station. s/ Nathan POYNER. Wit: Nathan POYNER, JUNR., Lemuel POYNER. Proved by Nathan POYNER, JUNR. Dec. 1784. Registered Feb. 10, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 10] November 27, 1784 - Josiah NICHOLSON to Reuben BALL both of Currituck..   £125. Land in Currituck between North River and East Swamp. Bounded by Samuel EDY, Doctor NICHOLSON's patent, Nathan POYNER. 150 acres. /s/ Josiah NICHOLSON. Wit: Thos. POYNER, Hosea BALL, and Wm. (x - his mark) SMITH. December Term, 1784. Registered February 4, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 11-12]  Nov. 11, 1784 - I Willis OVERTON for and in consideration of the sum of £12 paid to me by Henry GIPSON for a certain piece of land adjoining the land of Alexander Leg’d. WHITEHALL beginning at a marked pine standing by the main road being HENRY GIPSONs Northermost corner various courses binding Henry GIPSON & Alexander Leg’d. WHITEHALL land to first station containing 161/2 acres .  Witness: Evan JONES, John BACKEUS; Registered February 10, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 12] Dec. 6, 1784 - Samuel CRAIN to William GRIFFETH both of Currituck.  £7.   Land beginning at the creek bridge. 7 acres. /s/ Samuel Linton (x - his mark) CRAIN. Wit: Jesse SIMMONS, and Edw. TAYLOR. December Term, 1784. Registered Feb 11, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 13] October 12, 1784 - Foster JARVIS, John JARVIS and Robert THOMPSON bind to each other, £1000, land on Churches Island. Equal parts. /s/ Foster (x) JARVIS, John JARVES, and Robert (x) THOMPSON. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON, Thos. ALLEN, and John (x) MCHORNEY. December Term 1784. Proved by the oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered February 12, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 14-15]  Oct. 4, 1784 - We Willoughby MARCHANT & Mary my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £100 for a parsel of land near the live oak hammock and joining Edw’d. WEST land & the marsh of said Abner TURTON being the Plantation formerly old Willoughby MARCHANTs & known by the name of Tobaco Bed Point beginning at a sweat gum standing in the head of a branch that divided the above mentioned premises from the land whereon the said Willoughby MARCHENT now lives on then running a westerly course by a line of marked trees to Nathaniel Spence WEST line now Edw’d WEST so as to conclude & take in 50 acres of land then running along that line to the Pocoson then along Pocoson to said Abner TURTONs marsh line then along that line to Drapers Creek then along a branch to the first station.  Witness: Bed.? MULDER, Jesse COATS, Archeluis MORSE; Registered February 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 15] November 12, 1784 - Charles GRIGGS to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN.  Charles GRIGGS and wife Sophia sold to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN., all of Currituck fpr £200, land near James PARKER, bordered by James SPRY. 60 acres. /s/ Charles (x - his mark) GRIGGS and Sophia (x - her mark) GRIGGS. Wit: Samuel SALYEAR, SEN., Thos. TAYLOR, Thos. POYNER. December Term 1784. February 14, 1785. Next page Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. to Charles GRIGGS, day before. Witnesses by same three.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 16]  Nov. 11, 1784 - I Samuel SALYEAR & Sarah my wife for and in consideration of the sum of  £100 paid to us by Charles GRIGGS for land situate on the Winmill Shore beginning at a red oak on the edge of the bank on the sound side on James PARKER line various chains & poles to Michel ONEELs corner various chains & poles to the first station to contain 80 acres .  Witness: Samuel SALYEAR, SEN., Thos. TAYLOR, Thos. POYNER;  Registered February 14, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 17] October 12, 1784 - Thomas SANDERSON, SEN. to William RUSSELL both of Currituck.  For £75 land in Currituck. 150 acres bordered by Thos. SANDERSON. /s/ Thos. SIMMONS. Witnesses, Edw. TAYLOR and John (x - his mark) LINDSAY. December 1784. Proved in open court by the oath of Edw. TAYLOR. Registered February 14, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 17-18]  April 1, 1779 - Benjamin SANDERSON sold to James JARROTT for the sum of £120, a parcel of land lying on Currituck Sound adjoining the lands of Timothy IVES beginning at a mulberry tree standing by the Sound side & running a Westerly course by a line of marked trees to Rich’d. ALLENs line thence Northerly binding sd. ALLENs line to Michel ONEELs line thence Easterly binding sd. ONEELs line to the Sound thence binding the Sound to the first station containing 30 acres.  /s/ Ben. SANDERSON.  Registered: Feb. 16, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 18] Dec. 8, 1784 - Thomas JARVES , Sheriff, to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNIOR, both of Currituck. At the courthouse first Monday in September 1784.   £10, 18 shillings. Land bounded by Thomas TAYLOR, Joseph GRAY. 54 acres. /s/ Thos. JARVIS. Wit: Willis ETHERIDGE, Alexander WHITEHALL and Thos TAYLER. December Term, 1785 [sic]. Registered Feb. 16, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 19] Dec. 8, 1784 - Thomas JARVES, Sheriff, to Tho. TAYLOR, both of Currituck. First Monday in September, 1784. Sold to various buyers, including Thomas TAYLOR. Wit: Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. and Alexander WHITEHALL. /s/ Thos. JARVES, Sheriff. December Term, 1784. Registered February 16, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 20]  April 2, 1784 - I Mary TEMPLEMAN of the County of Pasquotank for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by Amos ETHERIDGE JUN. for a certain tract of land beginning on the West side of Beaver Dam at the Eastward corner of a place called the Folly Old Field near a branch that divides the Folly land & the land call’d the ETHERIDGEs at a corner gum the beginning of the Patent thence running the course of the patent to the first station so as to contain 150 acres patented by William WILLIAMS.  Witness: Jo. SLACK, Hollowell WILLIAMS, Elizabeth WILLIAMS; Registered: February 7, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 21]  August 16, 1784 - I Maximillion BOWREN for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by William NORTHERN for a persel of land binding on No. West Stream of Moyock Creek beginning at a ash standing by the stream running up the stream to Isaac Cooks line to Neck Swamp Road to a marked sowerwood thence down said road to first station containing 135 acres .  Witness: Jno. NORTHERN, Mala BOWREN, Hollowell WILLIAMS; Registered:  February 17, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 22]  Oct. 29, 1782 - No. 24 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres paid into our Treasury by William FEREBEE hath granted unto him a tract of land containing 497 acres at the fork of North River that divides Camden & Currituck various chains to the first station. William FEREBEE his heirs and assigns yielding and paying to us such sum of money yearly and that William FEREBEE will cause this grant to be registered in the Registers Office of said County of Currituck within Twelve months from date hereof.  /s/ J. GLASGOW, Sec.  Registered March 14, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 23] July 5, 1743 - We Peter MALBONE, Cornelius HINLEY & Mary OTTERSON of the of Princess Ann in the Colony of Virginia for and in consideration of one certain Island of marsh in Currituck commonly called and known by the name of Grate Fresh Pond Island to Edmond BOWRIN. (Note: No dollar amount was given nor the amount of acreage.)  Witness:  Robert HEATH; William COX; Registered March 21, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 24] August 4, 1762 - Depositions-- Thomas WARD of the County of Princess Anne & Colony of Virginia aged 87 years & upwards appeared this day before us James KEMP and Anthony WALKE JUN. gent. Two of his Majistyes Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid and made Oath on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God that he this Deponant well knows and remembers a certain Baron MORSE who was the son of one Capt. Francis MORSE which Francis MORSE this Deponant remember to have gone from the County and Colony aforesaid home to England, and to return from thence to the aforesaid County and Colony, and that the said Baron MORSE was a near neighbor to this Deponant, saith that the said Baron Did marry in the County of Princess Anne and Colony aforesaid and left issue only Two Sons at the time of his death Viz. Thomas his eldest Son and heir at law which said Thomas died since unmarried and without issue and Jonathan his youngest Son who married and died about 11 yeares ago leaving Mary his Widow and these children to wit, Elizabeth, Mary, Urcilla and Susannah, all now living and in being.  Witness: James KEMPE, Anthony WALKE JUN.; Registered: March 30, 1785

Morris HILL of the County of Princess Anne and Colony of Virginia aged 52 years and upwards appeared this day before us James KEMPE and Anthony WALKE JUN. gent. Two of his Majestys Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid and made oath on the Holy Evangelists of almighty God that he knew and remembers Baron MORSE of the County and Colony aforesaid and that the said Baron is dead and left at the time of his death only Two Sons, to wit, Thomas his eldest Son and heir at law who died unmarried and without issue, and Jonathan his youngest Son saith that he this deponent saw the said Jonathan married and saith that he the said Jonathan is since dead and that he left at the time of his death, Mary his Widow and these children to wit, Elizabeth, Mary, Urcilla and Susannah and that the said Widow and Four children are all living and in being.  Registered: March 30, 1785

John BONY of the County and Colony above mentioned aged 55 years and upwards appeared before us James KEEMPE and Anthony WALKE Gent. Two of his majestys Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid and made oath on the Holy Evangelists of almighty God that he knows that the matters contained in the above depositions of Morris HILL are certain and true.  Registered: March 30, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 25] Isabel RYAN and Elizabeth PARKER to Laban SMITH, all of Currituck, for £20, land on the "Grate" Swamp road that leads to Indian Town. Bounded by John THOMSON. /s/ Isabel (x - her mark) RYAN and Elizabeth (x - her mark) PARKER. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON and Asahel SIMMONS. March Term, 1785. Proved in open court by the oath of Josiah NICHOLSON and Asahel SIMMONS. Registered May 23, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 25] Dec. 15, 1784 - We Spence HALL SEN. & Spence HALL JUN. for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to us by Jesse PERRY one certain piece of land situate on Powels Point beginning at a pine marked and standing by the side of Currituck Sound various courses to first station 50 acres .  Witness: Mary HALL, Nancy SHENNAN ; Registered: May 23, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 26] John THOMSON and wife to Willis WALKER. February 25, 1785. Mary, John's wife. All of Currituck. 16 shillings. Land in Cowinjock District bounded by land of said WALKER and John WHITEHURST. One acre. /s/ John THOMSON and Mary THOMSON. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON and Joseph (x) LOFTEAR(?). March Term 1785. Proved in open court by the oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered May 23, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 27-28] February 1, 1781- I Joshua McDANIEL Planter for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by John BARTLIEFT, Boatman, for a parsel of land known by the name of Little Collinton Island on the South side beginning at a live oak on Collinton Creek side then to a pine standing at the Flag Pond then long the Flag Pond to James DOZIERs line then long his line to a ditch that divides James DOZIERs & Peter DAUGEs line various courses to the first station containing 50 acres .  Witness: Nicholas LUNN, Enoch McDANIEL; Registered May 23, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 28] January 3, 1785 - I John BOLT and my Wife of Princess Anne County in the State of Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £8 paid to us by Zadock JONES for a parcel of land containing 100 acres  adjoining the land of Joshua WEST various courses to first station being the land formerly the property of William IVES Decest.  Witness: Ked. MULDER, Joshua WEST, Willoughby MARCHANT, Edw. WEST, Rowland HODGES; Registered: May 23, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 29-30] September 8, 1784 - I Thomas POYNER for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by Nathan POYNER SEN. for a parsel of land lying and being on the Ridge between North River and East Swamp containing 50 acres  various courses to a white oak standing on the West side of the main road at the foot of said Nathan POYNERs path running various courses binding the land now in the possession of Reuben BALL various courses on the swamp to the land now in possession of Joseph GRAY belonging to the orphan of Lem’l SANDERSON deceas’d binding on the land now in possession of Joseph GRAY various courses to a Northerly course along the main road binding on William HOLLOWAYs land to the first station.  Witness: Nathan POYNER JUN.,  Lamuel? POYNER; Registered: May 24, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 30] December 31, 1784 - I James KING for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by James WHITE for a parcel of land known by the name Younghusbands Island formerly Thos. PARKERs? and bounded on the East by John ROBERSON and BROWNs Patent to the South by John THOMPSON to the West by the line of the Patent to contain 60 acres of land .  Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE, Abel DOUGLES; Registered: May 24, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 31] January 27, 1785 - I Willis GREGORY and Mary GREGORY for and in consideration of the sum of £5 paid to me by Lamuel Linton CRAIN for a parcel or plantation or Tenement of land containing 50 acres  beginning at my pon?  George BUSHs line running BUSHs line to Caleb BEASLEYs line thence running BEASLEY line to James JARVES line thence running JARVISs line to the Mill Branch thence running the Mill Stream to the first station.  Witness: Wm. PERKINS, Demsey SIKES; Registered: May 24, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 32] March 5, 1785 - I Rebecca FORBES of County of Camden for and in consideration of the sum of £80 paid to me by William MELSON for a parcel of land on Powels Point beginning at a marked red oak standing to the Eastward of David HILLs house various courses to CHAPLINs line various courses to the first station containing 81/2 acres.  Witness: Caleb FORBES, John AYDELOTT;  Registered: May 24, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 32] March 5, 1785 - We Ezekiel EVANS, Hannah EVANS & Susanna EVANS for and in consideration of the sum of ___  paid to us by William MELSON for a parcel of land lying on Powels Point adjoining the lands of Rich. DOUGH beginning at a live oak being a corner tree of DOUGHs land running a Southerly course with DOUGH line to James THOMAS line then Easterly with THOMAS line to a marked pine then Northerly to David HILLs line binding HILLs line to the first bounder containing 64 acres .  Witness: John AYDLOTT, James FERRIL, William WROTEN; Registered: May 24, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 33] March 3, 1784 - I George Day WEST for and in consideration of the sum of £55 paid to me by John AYDLETT for a parsel of land lying on Powels Point joyning land of Thomas ALLEN by a line of marked trees to the main road that leads to Powels Point various courses to first station to contain 50 acres .  Witness: William MELSON, Luis CAPS; Registered: May 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 33-34] February 28, 1785 - I Daniel McPHARSON of the County of Norfolk and Colony of Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £3 paid to me by Daniel McPHARSON of Camden County for a parcel of land beginning at a small bush in rich. ETHERIDGEs line thence Southwest to the swamp then North and bearing up the swamp to the Virginia line then East and binding on the Virginia line to Rich. ETHERIDGE line & then binding on ETHERIDGEs line to the first station containing 75 acres  it being part of a large tract of land of 300 acres Pattened by Daniel McCOY bearing date October 6, 1716.  Witness: Joshua McPHARSON, Joshua JONES, Demsey McPHARSON; Registered: May 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 34] December 15, 1784 - I Sarah DEWE for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Spence HALL JUN. for a parcel of land on Powels Point being all that parcel of land which she held by a life Deed from William PERRY, said land binding Pains Swamp on the North, Currituck Sound on the East and said Spence HALLs land on the other side containing 20 acres .  Witness: Nathan HALL, John PERRY; Registered May 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 35] March 8, 1785 - We Andrew BATES & Sarah my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £150 paid to us by Jesse SIMMONS for a certain tract of land and being on Currituck Shore being part of the land sold by Thomas LURRY beginning on the Sound Side at John COCKTONs North corner thence running Northerly along the Sound Side to a corner formerly Charles SMITHs South corner thence Westerly along marked line formerly Charles SMITHs to the swamp thence Southerly along the swamp to John COCKTON line thence Easterly along said COCKTONs line to the first station containing 100 acres .  Witness: Wm. RUSSELL, Enoch DAUGE; Registered May 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 36] January 4, 1785 - Joseph BALLENTINE & Love BALLENTINE heirs of David JONES deceased for the sum of £120 paid to us by Jesse HOLSTEAD for a messuage or tenement commonly called or known by the name Kinnons beginning at a gum  in the orphans of William BRABLEs line thence on Easterly course thence  Southerly along Rich. TEMPLEMANs line thence Westerly along a line of marked trees formerly James BISCOWs now Willis ETHERIDGE thence along line to a white oak standing near ETHERIDGE fence thence various courses to first station containing 50 acres .  Witness: Holl. WILLIAMS, Gs. WORTH; Registered May 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 37] March 10, 1785 - George POWERS, Sheriff, to Thomas LURRY. Thomas LURRY of Camden County.  £261.   /s/ George POWERS. Wit: G. WORTH (NORTH?) and Josiah NICHOLSON. March Term, 1785. Registered, May 27, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 38] Jan. 17, 1785 - Michel and Nathan ONEEL to Ebenezer TAYLOR, SR.   Ebenezer TAYLOR, SENIOR. Both of Currituck.  £20 for 50 acres of land where Michel ONEEL now lives. Bounded by John PILLS. Ninety-one acres. /s/ Michel (x - his mark) ONEEL, Nathan ONEEL. Wit: Willis ETHERIDGE and James WHITE. March Term, 1785. Registered May 27, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 39] March 5, 1785.  Benjamin LINDSAY of Currituck County sold to David LINDSEY of Currituck County, for £50 current money of North Carolina, a parcel of land containing 80 acres lying near the mouth of North River in Currituck County beginning at a marked tree on No. River and running up an easterly course through the afsd. Benj. LINDSAY's plantation till it comes to the woods then by a line of marked trees to the head of afsd. Benjamin's line by a deed he had of and from Jonathan & Thomas JARVES, then running a No. course along the head line of the afsd. Benjamin till it strikes a line of Daniel LINDSEY's, dec'd., then a southerly course till it comes to North River.  Wit: Wm. RUSSELL; Mikel [x] WALKER.  /s/ Benj'n. LINDSEY.  Registered: May 28, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 40] January 17, 1780 - Know all men by these presents that I Daniel McPHERSON SEN. of the County of Norfolk and State of Virginia do acknowledge my right and title unto Moses McPHERSON of a certain peace of land containing 75 acres  lying in Currituck County near the line of Virginia it being the land that I formerly made a right to the said Moses McPHERSON Father by a Deed which Deed was lost in the office of Currituck County, I therefore renew my right and title unto sd. Moses McPHERSON.  Witness: Robert DRURY, Moses BALLANCE; Registered: May 28, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 40] March 5, 1785 - I Mathias TOLER for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by John LEWARK for a certain quantity of land lying on the North Banks beginning at a line tree on the Westard side of Bull Rige then running a line of mark trees to the Westerd ???? Swamp up the swamp to William DUNTONs line then binding Thomas BEST line then to Bull Rige to the first station containing 100 acres.  Witness: Mary LAND, Wm. BOWIN; Registered: May 28, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 41] March 5, 1785 - I Mathias TOLER for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by William BOWEN for a certain quantity of land lying on the North Banks joining the Easterd side of Jeangite Creek various courses then running a South Corse to Spence HALLs line then bind HALL line various courses to the first station containing 108 acres.  Witness: Mary LAND, John RUARK; Registered: May 30, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 41] March 9, 1785 - I Anne ETHERIDGE have made, appointed, and ordained Zachariah MORSE my true and absolute Atty. to act and do settle all manner of Debts Controversies etc. and in my name with the same power and authority as I am impowered as an Executrix on my Deceased Husband Estate.  Witness: John CAPS, John BIGGS; Registered May 28, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 42]  March 9, 1785 - I Thomas JARVES Sheriff upon command to seize the chattles land etc. of John WEST late deceased for the sum of £23 which ETHERIDGE assigns of WILLIAMS recovered against WEST Administrator. I seized 50 acres of land beginning at a sweet gum standing on the edge of a branch known by the name of Ready Branch various courses to a corner in Edw. WEST line then Southwesterly along WEST line to a branch in Wm. MULDERs Deceased line then along REEDs line to a beach in Malachi WEST line various courses to first station. On January 25, 1785 Williams REED appeared as highest bidder in the sum of £76.  3Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE, Ked. MARCHANT; Registered: May 30, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 43]  March__, 1785 - We Benjamin CRABB & Mary his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to us by Richard BRENT for a certain parcel of land beginning various courses running Westerly along TEMPLEMANs line various courses to the first station to contain 50 acres.  Witness: Willoughby BROOKS, Asa LEE; Registered: May 30, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 43-44]  October 13, 1784 - We James FEREBEE & Elizabeth my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £5 paid to us by Thomas FEREBEE for a tract of land beginning at a water oak standing in Thos. WALMSLEYs line & running along WALMSLEYs line various courses to Silas BRIGHTs corner tree thence down BRIGHTs line to another corner tree said WALMSLEY line to the first station containing 30 acres .  Witness: Gn. MARCHANT, Jonathan BRIGHT; Registered: May 30, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 43-44]  January 22, 1785 - I Samson ETHERIDGE for and in consideration of the sum of £2 & 10 shillings paid to me by Fanney [Euphan Cook in the heading] COOK for a certain parsell of land containing 100 acres on Powls Point bounded by Uriah ANGELLs line.  Witness: And’w. DUKE, Josiah SIMSON, Samson ETHERIDGE, Copah SIMSON; Registered: May 30, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 45]  December 16, 1785 - I Jesse PERRY for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Spence HALL JUN. for a parcel of land lying on Powels Point binding HALLs land a Westerly course by a line of marked trees to Samson ETHERIDGEs line various courses of the main road to a Norther line of HALLs then a Easterly course down said line to Paines Swamp various courses of Pains Swamp to the first station containing 50 acres.  Witness: Spence HALL, SEN, Mary HALL, Nancy SHENNEN

[Deed Book 5, pg. 46]  December 13, 1784 - I James WHITE for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by James KING for a parcel of land lying on Jones Island being part of a parcel of land which I bought of David JONES deceased. Beginning at a pine Willoughby WHITEs line binding on Peter POYNERs line to the Back Creek then along Creek to KEELINGs line binding on KEELING line to a glade in the woods continuing the glade to HORSKINS glade then up the glade to MACKEYs line and then to the first station containing 150 acres .  Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE, Abel DOUGLES; Registered: May 31, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 46-47]  February 2, 1785 - We Tatem WILSON & Charity my wife for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which we bear unto the Reverend Jonathan BARNS and in consideration of the said Jonathan BARNS settleing and having on the afore mentioned premises for & during his natural life hath given unto Jonathan BARNS his heirs lawfully begotten A certain tract of land containing 50 acres of land  it being that tract of land Caleb WILSON purchased of John HUGHS by a Deed of Sale dated January 1, 1743 run pasting Robert CONDES dec’d line the other run pasting Wilson MILLER dec’d up said run a line of marked trees running up the Gall Bush Swamp thence straight course to the head of Robert CONDIS line on the South side of Moyock Creek. Now the intent & meaning of this Deed is thus that Tatem WILSON is desirous that Jonathan BARNS shall settle & live near him with his family during the sd. BARNS natural life & if Jonathan BARNS should dye before his Wife Elizabeth BARNS then Elizabeth is to enjoy the same in the same manner during her widowhood, if BARNS should leave no heirs begotten of his body then the afsd. Premises is to be delivered to the said Tatum WILSON heirs. If said BARNS should not think proper to hold occupy and enjoy aforesaid premises then every contained herein to be void and Tatum WILSON or his heirs to have said land as their own property under these considerations.  Witness: Geo. POWERS, Josiah HOFFMIRE; Registered may 31, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 47-48]  March 8, 1784 - This indenture made between Joseph FEREBEE & Mary FEREBEE and Samuel BARNARD for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to us by Stephen WESTCOAT for a certain parcel of land bounded as follows as reference being had unto the former Deeds will more fully appear, containing 100 acres , the messuage of land called Little Collinton.  Witness: Joshua PERKINS, Sarah MOORE?; Registered: May 31, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 48-49]  August 9, 1784 - We John BARCLIFT, Planter, & Elizabeth my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to us by Stephen WESTCOT for a certain parcel of land known as Little Colenton Island on the South side beginning on Colenton Creek side then to a pine standing at the Flag Pond then along the Flag to James DAUGE line along his line to a ditch that divides James DAUGE & Peter DAUGE line various courses to the first station containing 50 acres .  Witness: Cadar CHAPEL, Sil’s HOWELL; Registered May 31, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 49]  January 7, 1785 - We Mitchel DAUGE & Amy my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to us by Willoughby DAUGE for a certain parcel of land containing 52 acres of land beginning at Willoughby DAUGEs corner gum running along the Indian line various courses to a maple Willoughby DAUGEs other corner various courses to the first station.  Witness: Samuel BELL, Robert BARNARD; Registered June 1, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 50]  December 5, 1784 - I Thomas FEREBEE & my Wife (no name is given) of Norfolk County in Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £55 paid to us by Edward WOOLRIDGE of County of Norfolk, Virginia for a parcel of land near Mooryock Mill containing 30 acres  beginning at a water oak standing in Thomas WALMSLEY line and running along WALMSLEYs line various courses to Silas BRIGHTs line down BRIGHTs line to Thomas WALMSLY line to the first station.  Witness: John NORTHERN, James FEREBEE, William MILLER; Registered June 1, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 51]  September 6, 1785 - We William WICKER & Elizabeth my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £16 paid to us by Jacob LITCHFIELD for a certain parcel of woodland containing 5 acres  lying on Knots Island. Beginning on water side at the Easternmost end of William WICKERs land joining to the Southermost part of Jacob LITCHFIELD land various courses to the Westermost end of the land joining Thomas WILLIAMS thence a Northardly course to Jacob LITCHFIELD’S land then down to the water then a Southwardly course to a pine the first station about Forty yards across the North part of WICKERs land.  Witness: Willis WICKER, William DUDLEY; Registered June 1, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 52] March 22, 1778 - John FORBES & Rebecca his Wife of Camden County to Rich’d. DOUGH of Currituck County, in consideration of the sum of £50 Curr. Money of No. Carolina to them in hand paid by Rich’d. DOUGH a parcel of land lying in Currituck County near to the land where on the sd. Rich’d. now lives beginning at a marked pine standing to the westward of the main road that leads to Pools Point & runing N. By W. 36 pole then S.W. by S. 112 Pole then N.N.W. 200 Pole to the first station containing 193. /s/ John FORBES & Rebecca FORBES. Witnesses: Saml. JARVES, Jas. ENNALLS, Thos. JARVES, Nathan HALL, Malachi COATS.  Fem covert taken before Jesse SIMMONS.  Currituck County GS(?) March Term 1785 Present the States Justices this Deed of Sale from John FORBES & Rebecckah his Wife to Rich’d. DOUGH was proved in open court by the oath of MALACHI COATS at the same time the feme covert was privately examined by Jesse SIMMONS Esq. In due form & ordered registered. According to order is registered June the First day of 1785  Test. Wm. FEREBEE, CC.  Test. Willis ETHERIDGE, Pub. Register.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 52-53] March 5, 1785 - Asahel SIMMONS to William SMITH both of Currituck, for £10, land north of aforesaid SIMMONS bordering Michel ONEEL and containing 65 acres. /s/ A. SIMMONS. Wit: John MERCER and Edwd. TAYLOR. March Term 1785. Registered June 1, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 53-54]  December 28, 1784 - Randolph JONES & Margarite JONES sold to John LITCHFIELD, for the sum of £100 a arcel of land situate post near the sound side in the dividing line between said John LITCHFIELD and John BARRET, then a westerly course…….patents granted to Joseph SANDERSON deceased bearing date Nov. 11, 1719. Said patent containing by estimation 60 acres .  /s/ Randolph [R] JONES; Margarite JONES.  Witnesses:  Samuel SALYEAR; Eustace BRIN.   Currituck County JS March Term 1785.  Proved in Open Court by the Oath of Samuel SALYEAR;  Registered June the first day 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 54]  January 29, 1785 between Robert GIPSON and Lemuel GIPSON for the sum of £50 a certain piece of land laying between the back swamp and the main road containing 50 acres .  /s/ Robert [x] GIPSON.  Witnesses: Thos. POYNER; James [x] STELL.  According to order is registered June the 2, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 55]  February 4, 1785 - I Jesse SIMMONS for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Peter FEREBEE for a tract of land beginning at a red oak a corner tree of Caleb BEASLEYs land and Joshua BAXTERs land then running along BAXTER line to the Herrin Runn various courses to FANSHAWs land to a sweet gum in James JARVES line then along JARVES line to the first station being 50 acres. (Note: signed by Jesse Simmons and Julian ETHERIDGE her x mark)  Witness: John SIMMONS, James SIMMONS, William FEREBEE; Registered June 2, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 55-56]  August 22, 1771 - John LUDLAM & wife Mary to John ACKISS and then to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND ---- Received of JOHN ACKISS Gent. of the County of Princess Anne in Virginia £25 as part of the Estate that desended to my Wife in Great Brittian as one of the Co Heiress of Jonathan MORSE deceased which was the son of Baron MORSE which said Baron was the Son of Capt. Francis MORSE dec’d and we do hereby agree in case the said John ACKISS do recover the estate now in Great Brittian by virtue of a Power of Attorney we have already made to him we do convey to him any right title for the better running of the estate also paying him £25 besides the money received as above in case the estate is not recovered on his applying for it or some person for him in Great Brittian.  Witness: William ACKISS, Thos. CULLEY, Willoughby BERRY, James REA

John ACKISS agreement proved June 1784 & to be recorded --- Currituck County March 8, 1785 I John ACKISS of the County of Princess Anne and State of Virginia do hereby endorse all my right and interest to the within premises to Mr. Thomas YOUNHUSBAND forever for value received given under my hand & seal & his heirs.  Witness: James PHILLIPS, James ETHERIDGE;  Registered June 2, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 56] February 26, 1785 - James KING of Currituck to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND for £40 land on Mackeys Island north side of Currituck Bay bordered by Willoughby WHITE, Peter POYNER. /s/ James KING. Wit: William TAYLOR, Josiah BIGLOW, and Simon MATTHIAS. March Term, 1785. Registered June 21, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 57-58] February 16, 1785 - John WESKETT of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina for and in consideration of £20 issue to me in hand paid by Thomas DOUGH one certain tract of land situate lying and being on Roanoak Island in Currituck County buted & bounded lying on the S.W. side of the Island adjoining the lands of Sampson DOUGH & George DOUGH & John WESKETT containing 50 acres. /s/ John WESKETT & Perthany [x] WESKETT.  Witnesses: Reuben ETHERIDGE, Southey SAVAGE, Mo?chage ETHERIDGE.  Currituck Court ss March Term 1785 present the States Justices. This Deed of Sale from John WESTCOT & Perthany his Wife to Thomas DOUGH was proved in open court by the oath of Southey SAVAGE in due form & ordered registered.  According to order is registered June the 4th 1785. Test. Wm. FEREBEE, CC  Test. Willis ETHERIDGE Pub. Register

[Deed Book 5, pg. 58-59] -- March __, 1785 -  Spence HALL and William McCOY…… for the sum of £12,000 current money of No. Carolina……a certain peace or parcel of land lying in Currituck on Powels Point adjoining the land of Josiah COOPER ……..containing 50 acres of land .  /s/ Spence HALL.  Witnesses: John GIBBENS; John McCOY.  Registered June 4, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 59] No. 78 -- Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Benjamin POYNER, do give and grant unto the said Benjamin POYNER a tract of land containing 112 acres.  /s/ Alex MARTIN.  This foregoing Patent is registered June 11, 1783

[Deed Book 5, pg. 59-60] October 27, 1784 - No. 76 -- Know ye that we for and in consideration of the Sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted, paid into our Treasury by John SIMMONS have granted unto him a tract of land containing 230 acres being on Buckskin beginning at a pine stump in John SIMMONS corn field at the head of Poyners Creek running South to PERKINS line then with his line various courses to the Beaver Dam then thro the Dam to the first station. To him and his heirs and assigns forever yielding and paying to us such sum of money yearly, provided always that said JOHN SIMMONS shall cause this Grant to be Registered in Registers office within Twelve months. Alexander MARTIN Esquire Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at Newbern.  The foregoing Patent is Registered June the 13, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 60-61] October 29, 1784 - No. 67 -- Know ye that we for and in consideration of the Sum of 50 shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by John STANDLEY have granted to him a tract of land containing 1333/4 near Indian Ridge beginning at a hickory James DAUGEs corner various courses to the first station. To John STANDLEY his heirs and assigns forever, yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly provided John STANDLEY shall cause this Grant to be Registered in the Registers office within 12 months from the Date hereof.  /s/ Alexander MARTIN Esquire Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at Newbern.   This foregoing Patent Registered the June 13, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 61]  October 27, 1784 - Alex. MARTIN to John TAYLOR. 50 shillings for every 100 acres. Land of 100 acres in Currituck. A place called Blounts Folly. "North of the south end of John TAYLOR's field". Bounded by Joseph TAYLOR.  /s/ Alex. MARTIN. By J. GLASGOW, Secretary. Registered, June 13, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 61-62]  December 28, 1784 - We Randolph JONES SEN. & Margaret JONES for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to us by John BARRET for a parcel of land beginning at the mouth of a branch to the South of JONES plantation at the Sound side various courses to the first station containing 150 acres it being part of a patent granted to Joseph SANDERSON bearing date November 11, 1719.  Witness: Samuel SALYEAR, JUN, Eustace OBRIEN; Registered July 23, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 62] September 20, 1784 - Thomas SANDERSON, SENR. to Ann SANDERSON widow.  Ann SANDERSON executor. Thomas SANDERSON son of Thomas. £12. "for her use during her life, then to my brother John & two sisters agreeable to my fathers last will &Testament all that gift of 25 acres made to him the sd. Thomas SANDERSON by his grandfathers last will &Testament beginning at Dewes Quarter Creek in the sd. /s/ Thos. SANDERSON, Susannah (x) SANDERSON. Wit: Julian HEATH, Ann (x) SANDERSON. Acknowledged June Term 1785. Registered July 23, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pp. 62-63] September 12, 1784 - Thomas SANDERSON to Ann SANDERSON. Ann is "Executricks."   £400. Agreeable to my fathers Last Will &Testament...Land known by the name of Dues Quarter Island. 100 acres. s/ Thomas SANDERSON, Susannah (x) SANDERSON. Wit: Thos. JARVES, Mary (x) JARVES. Acknowledged June 1785. Registered July 23, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 63] James KING to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND, ESQ. Both of Currituck. £20 for 50 acres. /s/ James KING. Wit: William TAYLOR, Chas. V. HERBERT. June Term, 1785. Registered July 25, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 64]  February 23, 1785 - I James ALLEN for and in consideration of the sum of £14 paid to me by Samuel WALKER for a certain parcel of land adjoining Samuel SIMMONS land running along Simons line to John AYDLOTT To a pine thence along sd. ADAMS line to John AYDLOTT land cornering in a pine thence along sd. Aydlott LINE to Michel WALKERs land to an oak thence a North Corse strate across Thos. WALKERs land containing 25 acres .  Witness: Thos. Allan, Thos. WALKER; Registered July 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 64-65]  May 17, 1785 - I Thomas DAVIS for and in consideration of the sum of £16 paid to me by Josiah DAVIS for a certain parcel near Moyock Mill it being the land where Josiah DAVIS now liveth beginning at the mouth of a Branch being the first Branch up the South side of the Mill various courses to Benjamin NORTHERNs former line thence various courses to first station containing 98 acres.  Witness: Sam’l COOPER, Jos. BALLENTINE, Silas BRIGHT, Wm. NORTHERN; Registered July 27, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 65-66]  June 7, 1785 - I Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND for and in consideration of the Sum of £30 paid to me by John ACKISS of the County of Princess Anne & State of Virginia, for a parcel of land containing 60 acres lying near the North River Granted or Patent to Elijah ADERSON dated October 27th, and adjoining the land of Thomas WHITE known by the name of Manders Island.  Witness: James BRAY, Jas. PHILLIPS, Dennis DAWLEY; Registered July 29, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 66]  April 18, 1785 - John WILLIAMS of Oracock in Cartwright [Carteret] County sold to William BALLANCE of Currituck Co. for £18 & 10 shillings land on Hatteras Inlet in Currituck County. /s/ John WILLIAMS. Wit: William WILLIAMS and Josiah NICHOLSON. June Term, 1785. Proved in open court by oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered July 20, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 67] circa April 1785 - Elijah SAWYER sold to  Richd. ALLEN, both of Currituck Co. for £35, land on the Wind Mill Shore in Currituck adjoining ALLEN's Corner. /s/ Elijah (E - his mark) SAWYER. Julian SAWYER. Wit: Saml. SALYEAR, JUN. and Thomas TAYLOR. June Term 1785. Registered August 4, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 67-68] April 30, 1785 - I Thomas GRAY Planter of Cape Hateress Banks and his wife Nancy, for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Joshua PERKINS for a certain parcel of land lying near Haterass Banks containing 230 acres (it says 130 acres elsewhere in the deed) on the South side Hezekiah FARROWs land North side of Deep Creek running the courses of the patron known by the name of Henry BLACKs.  Witness: John CANNON, Lydia PINOR; Registered August 4, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 68-69] April 23, 1772 - I William QUIDLEY SEN. of Haterass Banks  for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by William QUIDLEY JR. for a parcel of land containing 31 acres situated on Haterass Banks on Thomas DUNKINs line running the courses of the deed of William QUIDLEY SEN. to accomplish the 31 acres.  Witness: John WHEDBEE, Thomas OLIVER; Registered August 4, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 69-70] April 8, 1785 - I William WICKER for and in consideration of the sum of £48 paid to me by Thomas WILLIAMS Planter, for a parcel of land containing by estimation 16 acres  lying and being on Knots Island beginning on the water side joining the said William WICKER land that he is now possessed with various courses to West by North joining in the sd. Thomas WILLIAMS land various courses to Jacob LITCHFIELD SEN.. line various courses to the first station. I William WICKER my heirs, etc. doth agree that the said Thomas WILLIAMS should have as much of my land as in not above bounded begining at the head of the land a strait coarse with the rest of the line to the water, I Elizabeth WICKER the Wife of William WICKER doth agree and am fully satisfied, and I doth hereby acknowledge my Right & Dowery, and doth freely and absolutely give up the said Right and Dowery.  Witness: William DUDLEY SEN., Spencer RODGERS, John WILLIAMS; Registered August 5, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 69-70] June 2, 1783 - I George POWERS Sheriff by writ of Fiare Facias dated December 6, 1782 having been commanded to take of the goods & chattels lands & tenements of the late Thomas MacKNIGHT and cause the sum of £14 & 4 Shillings which lately Matthias TOLLAR recovered against the said MacKNIGHT, in addition to £2 & 12 Shillings & 3 Pence which was taxed & adjudged the cost in said suit. I took possession of a certain tract of land on Rone Oak Island bounded on the South of Samuel JOHNSTON line the same being all Thomas MacKNIGHTs right to all the land which he held upon the afsd. Island. On March 28, 1783 John MIDYETT appeared and bid the sum of £28 & 1 Shilling and was the highest bidder, and he was granted said land.  Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE, Jno. ACKISS; Registered August 8, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 71]  June 7, 1785 - I Josiah FULFORD and Mary his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £6 paid to them by Robert WHEATLEY for a tract of land given to the said Mary FULFORD by her father Daniel GLASGOW beginning on the East side of Samuel PHILLIPS line, the North side of Thomas WILLIAMS line the Southwest side of Robert WHEATLEYs line containing 10 acres.  Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS, Wm. FEREBEE; Registered August 8, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 71-72]  December 29, 1784 - I Thomas ALLEN for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Michel WALKER for a parsel of land lying in Powels Point beginning at the sound side on Thomas WALKERs line along WALKERs line to George Day WESTs line along his line to Matthias TOLERs line down his line Gum homon?? Creek then along the sound side to the first station containing 68 acres .  Witness: Thos. WALKER, James ALLEN; Registered August 9, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 72-73]  April 30, 1785 - I Joshua PERKINS Planter & Rosamon my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid by Thomas GRAY for a parcel of land being on Haterass Banks commonly known as Little Ridge containing 50 acres beginning on the Sound side beginning near the Flag Marsh running a due East course to the sea side the South side of the land bought from BROOKS.  Witness: John CANNON, Lydia PINER; Registered August 9, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 73] - Sept. 16, 1784 - Thomas SANDERSON, SENR. sold to William RUSSELL for £50 for 50 acres of land & marsh...on Dues Quarter Island. Beg. ware point in Duesquarter Creek...E. through the sd. island to the N. Side of...the flag pond to Currituck Sound...southerly course binding the sound to a deed granted by me...to Thomas JARVIS, black smith, thence across island binding sd. JARVIS deed to the bay side...northerly to the first station. s/ Thos. SANDERSON. Wit: John SANDERSON, Darcas SANDERSON. Acknowledged June 1785. Reg. Aug. 11, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, p. 73-74] - June 7, 1785 - I Samuel FEREBEE for and in consideration of the sum of £32 paid by Anthony SIMMONS for a parcel of land and swamp being part of a tract William FEREBEE SR. took up surveyed and pattend the 16th day of July 1760. Beginning on the swamp side formerly called Stevenes corner various courses to the middle of the Little Swamp various courses to John WHITEHURSTs line binding said WHITEHURSTs line to the first station containing 50 acres of land and Swamp .  Witness: Wm. FEREBEE; Registered August 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 74-75] - May 19, 1785 - I Thomas JARVES, Sheriff,, by writ of Faire Faceas by command to cause the amount of 83 & 11/8 Pence be made out of the goods and chattles of Joseph POYNER the younger in the hands of the Administrator, which lately Thomas NASAH and others recovered against the sd. Administrator, also £3, 7 & 3 pence for cost and charges in sd. Suit. Having taking into possession a certain tract of land beginning at a White oak standing in John ETHERIDGEs  line various course on Joseph POYNER the younger’s land known by the name of Fantons it being the same land which Joseph POYNER the Elder give to Joseph POYNER the Younger in his Last Will and Testament which is 50 acres of land .  Zachariah MORSE appeared and bid the sum of £52 which he was highest and best bidder and so said land was granted unto the said Zachariah MORSE.  Witness: John MERCER, Henry CLARKE; Registered August 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 75-76] - June 3, 1785 - David GIPSON and his wife Ann sold to James STILL for the sum of £40 for a certain piece of land containing 40 acres .  Witness: Thos. HEATH, John LITCHFIELD; Registered August 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 76-77] - circa June 1785 - I Jacob LITCHFIELD SEN. & Comfort my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £16 paid to us by Ambrose BEESLEY for a parcel of land on Knots Island containing 5 acres . Beginning at a Spanish oak at Ambrose BEESLEYs line running Southerly to a point at Thos. WILLIAMS line down WILLIAMS line various courses around BEESLEYs land to the first station.  Witness: Sarah CLARK, Spencer RODGERS, Comfort LITCHFIELD; Registered August 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 77] 1784 - Alexander Martin to William Daniel, State of NC Patent # 65…a tract of Land Containing 738 acres Lying and being in our County of Currituck on Roanoake Island… Beginning at a stake near the head of the Thorough fare running north seventy east one hundred chains to Broad Creek thence South forty five East fifty five chains then South forty five west one hundred chains north thirty eight west ninety seven and an half chains to the first station. /s/Alex Martin

[Deed Book 5, p. 78] - October 27, 1784 - No. 69 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted, paid into our Treasury by John SANDERSON have given and granted unto John SANDERSON a tract of land containing 431/2 acres lying near North River, beginning at a pine standing in Alexander WHITEHALLs line various degrees, chains and links to the first station, this Patent to be registered within 12 Months in the Registers Office.  Witness:  Alexander MARTIN our Governor, Captain General and Commander in Chief in Newbern.  The foregoing Patent is Registered September 10, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 78-79] - October 27, 1784 - No. 71 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by John SANDERSON for Daniel LINDSAY Orphans have granted unto John SANDERSON a tract of land containing 230 acres lying on Powells Point near the mouth of the North River various courses. This deed to be registered within 12 months.  Witness: Alexander MARTIN Esq. our Governor, Captain General and Commander in Chief at Newbern.  This foregoing Patent is Registered September 10, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 79] - October 27, 1784 - No. 75 - Know ye that for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Jeremiah MERCER JUN. have given, granted unto him a tract of land containing 155 acres beginning at the Edge of the East Creek where Jeremiah MERCERs SEN. line comes down the said creek various courses to the Indian line various courses to the MERCERs line various courses to the first station, this Patent to be Registered with 12 Months at the Registers Office.  Witness: Alexander MARTIN Esq. our Governor, etc.  This foregoing Patent is Registered September 10, 1785

[Deed Book 5, p. 79-80] - December 19, 1716 - Know ye that we according to our Great Deed of Grant bearing Date May 1, 1668 given to our County of Albemarle, do hereby give and Grant to Joseph BELL of our said County a tract of land containing 100 acres. Lying on the North west side of the Northwest Branch of Thomas TULLs Creek in present of Currituck, beginning at a corner tree of a tract of land patented by George BULLOCK running Northeast with said BULLOCKs line various courses to a Boundary holly standing in a line of marked trees of a tract of land taken up by Anna BOLDIN  then Northwest with BOLDINs line, various courses to the first station. Which said land was first surveyed for Obediah RITCH and by him sold to John HUDSON and by HUDSON sold to Thomas WILLIAMS and by WILLIAMS sold to Andrew BELL. Being due for the importation of one person for every 50 acres, if not planted or seated thereon within 3 years after date hereof then this Patent to be void.  We have set our Hands Charles EDEN, Fran. JONES, T. KNIGHT

 This assignment was by Joseph BELL acknowledged in Court the 22 day of January 1727/8 unto Thomas WILLIAMS. Recorded February 2, 1727/8

 Know all men by these presents that I Thomas WILLIAMS doe assign all my rite, title of this within Patent unto Charles BRENT, August 13, 1735.  Witness: Thos. DAVIS, William LEE

 July 6, 1736 Thomas WILLIAMS & Wife came into Open Court and acknowledged an assignment of the within patent to Charles BRENT.  The fore going Patent and assignment is Registered September 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 81]  On October 27, 1784 the state of North Carolina granted to Daniel MIDYETT, for 50 shillings for every 100 acres, a tract of land containing 500 acres in Currituck County on Chickamacomico Banks beginning on the Sound side at NEAL's line and running to the Sea then to Francis PEAL's line, then to the Sound.  /s/ Alex. MARTIN.  Wit: J. GLASGOW, Secretary.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 81-82]  October 27, 1784 - No. 62 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres herby granted paid into our Treasury by George PEW have given, granted unto George PEW a tract of land containing 326 acres being on Chicinicomick Banks beginning at a stake on the sea side and at the North end of Thomas PEWs line running with the sea Northwest to New Inlet, various courses to the first station.  PEW shall cause this Grant to be Registered in the Registers office within 12 months from the date hereof.  Witness: Alexander MARTIN Esquire our Governor, Captain General.  Registered September 21, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 82]  October 27, 1784 - No. 72 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted, paid into our Treasury by Benjamin EVANS he has been granted a tract of land containing 107 acres on Powells Point various courses to Thomas ALLENs line various courses to Matthias TOWLERs line down TOWLERs line to the Reedy Branch along this Branch to the first station. Benjamin EVANS is to register this Patent in the Registers Office with in 12 Months from the date hereof.  /s/ Alexander MARTIN  This fore going Patent is Registered October 6, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 82-84]  September 8, 1760 - Honorable John Earl GRANVILLE Baron Carteret etc. of the one part and William JARVES Planter of the other part.  Witness that as well for and in consideration of the sum of 10 Shillings paid to John Earl GRANVILLE by William JARVES for a parsel of land in the Parish of Currituck being the Southermost part of Churches Island various courses to contain 560 acres. Paying John Earl GRANVILLE the yearly Rent or sum of 22 shillings and 6 Pence which is at the rate of 3 Shillings for every 100 acres.  Registered October 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 84-85]  November 7, 1704 - We the Lords and absolute Proprietors of Albemarle County grant unto William WILLIAMS a tract of land containing 150 acres of Pocoson land lying on the head of Toms Creek in the Precinct of Coratuk and commonly known by the name of the Long Leyate various courses being due to said William WILLIAMS for the Transportation of one person for every 50 acres which appears upon record under this patent. Yielding unto us yearly every 29 day of September the Rent of One Shilling for every 50 acres. Provided William WILLIAMS causes to seat or plant on said land within 3 years.  Witness Robert DANIEL Deputy Governor;  This fore going Patent is Registered October 13, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 85-86]  December 19, 1716 - Thomas POLLOCK, Esq. to John NORTHERN - Know ye that we the said Lords and absolute Proprietors hereby grant unto John NORTHERN a tract of land containing 220 acres various courses to Beckly’s Run various courses to the corner tree of Duke ETHERIDGE various courses to a cypress standing in the swamp above Francis JARVES then through the broken down ground by various courses to the first station, being due for the importation of One person for every 50 acres as appears upon record under this Pattent. Recorded in the Sec. Office December 20, 1716.  Witness: Charles EDEN Esq.  

Know all men that I John NORTHERN doth assign all my right title and interest of this within mentioned Pattent unto Charles WWOOD July 18, 1727.  Witness: Thos. WILLIAMS, Thos. LEARRY, John NOLES?. Registered August 17, 1727

Know all men by these presents that I Charles WOOD living in the Precinct of Currituck County of Albermarle together with Alie my Wife have sold and made over this Pattent and land therein mentioned unto John ETHERIDGE. Februray 14, 1728.  Witness: Rich. SILVESTER, Diniah ETHERIDGE

This assignment on a Pattent Granted to John NORTHERN under the Collony Seal the 19 day of December 1716 containing 220 acres which Pattent was assigned over and acknowledged by the sd. John NORTHERN in Open Court unto Charles WOOD the 18 day of July 1727 and was by the sd. Charles WOOD acknowledged in Open Court the 8 day of July 1729 unto John ETHERIDGE Esq. and by the Court ordered to be recorded and was accordingly recorded. Registered October 13, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 87] June 18, 1785 - William THOMPSON and mother to John BERRY. William THOMPSON, son of John THOMPSON and his mother Mary THOMPSON of Currituck sold to John BERRY of Currituck for £35 for 60 acres of land in Currituck. 35 acres taken out of Luke WHITEs patent dated October 2(?) 1712 adjoining Laben SMITH and Wm. MUNCRIEFFs land. The other 25 acres granted to Evan MILLER lying on the other side of the road adjoining the other parcel. /s/ William THOMSON and Mary (x) THOMPSON. Wit: Willis ETHERIDGE and Mary (x) PARKER.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 87] March 21, 1780 - Know ye by these presents that I William REED of Perquimans County am held and firmly bound unto Mathias TOLLER of Currituck County in the sum of £22,000 to be paid to the said Mathias TOLLER. The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas I have sold Mathias TOLLER a certain tract of land known by the name of Reeds Gum Hammock and another piece of about 300 acres joining of the same and made a deed and Rec’d for the same 160 and the said land being intailed by my Grand Father in the family, that if the said TOLLER keep in Quiet possession of the said land from me & my heirs at law then the above obligation to be void but if Disturbed by me or my heirs then the above obligation to be in full force and virtue against me & my heirs.  Witness: William MELSON, David HILL, George BURGES; Registered October 12, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 88-89]  November 27, 1782 - I George POWERS, Sheriff, by Writ of Fuire Faceas issued out of the Superior Court held for the District of Edenton at the Court House in Edenton commanding me out of the goods, chattels, lands tenements of Thomas MacKNIGHT the sum of £161 which lately Alexander LINDSEY recovered by suit  against MacKNIGHT. I took into possession a certain tract of land (no other property to be found) known by the name of LURRYs old plantation various courses to the Indan line thence binding the Indian line to the river thence binding North River to the mouth of Sam’s Run from Run to first station containing 300 acres . It being that peace of land given by John CARRON to John & Mary LURRY and sold by Mary LURRY to the said Thomas MacKNIGHT. On Nov. 27, 1782 at publick venue appeared Alexander LINDSEY and bid £80 and was the highest bidder, I now grant and convey said tract of land unto Alexander LINDSEY.  Witness S. FEREBEE, Wm. FEREBEE; Registered October 13, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 90-89]  May 16, 1785 - This indenture made between Joab SOARY & Mary his Wife, Benjamin DAUGE and Milbery his Wife and Elizabeth DAUGE all of the County of Princess Anne and State of Virginia and John HILL of the County of Currituck. For and in consideration of the sum of £90 paid by John HILL for a certain tract of land containing 150 acres  lying near Morse’s Point on Currituck Bay it being the same tract of land formerly held by Richarson MORSE and Richard? PURCHARD by him of Benoni HEATH and desended to him by the death of James HEATH and being the same tract of parcel of land whereon James HEATH the Elder lived and entailed in his Last Will and Testament, adjoining John WICKER and Caleb BURKITT and now possessed by the said HILL Caleb SIMMONS & Reuben MORSE.  Witness: Caleb SIMMONS; Registered October 13, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 91] April 10, 1785.  Cornelius AUSTIN of Princess Anne County, Virginia sold to William AUSTIN of Currituck Co., NC, "for and in consideration of my father Daniel AUSTIN's taking possession of my Grand father Cornelius AUSTIN's plantation & dividing? up the plantation & tract of land he purchased of John ANSELL to the above said William AUSTIN agreeable to my Grand fathers will the condition of wherein was if my father Daniel AUSTIN did not make the above said William AUSTIN a right & title to the above said plantation he purchased of John ANSELL that then the above said William AUSTIN should possess and inherit my grand father Cornelius AUSTIN's plantation & tract of land--therefore I, the said Cornelius AUSTIN, in behalf of my father, Daniel AUSTIN, do hereby grant to William AUSTIN the plantation that belonged to my Grand father and on which he lived and died.  Said plantation contains 50 acres, it being the equal half of the land & plantation that John ANSELL purchased of Jonathan JONES binding on Robert SIMMONS' land and beginning at Simpsons Creek.  /s/ Cornelius [x] AUSTIN.  Witnesses: John [x] HEATH?; Denis [x] CAPS.  Registered: Oct. 14, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 92] December 23, 1784 - For and in consideration of the sum of £80 & 5 Shillings paid to me Lamuel SIMMONS by Thomas LINDSEY for a peace of land adjoining the lands of Benjamin LINDSEY and lying on the North River various courses to Benjamin LINDSEYs line various courses to North River and binding River to first station containing 5½ acres of land.  Witness: William CHANDLER, John AYDLOTT; Registered October 14, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 92] Nov. 29, 1783 - Matthias TOLLAR sold to Tully SAWYER for £80 land lying on the sea side...25 acres...beginning...sea side to the land the said TOLER sold to Tulle SAWYER...SW to the Sipress Branch...as Sipress Branch runs to Richd. LAND's line...binding LAND's line to the first station. s/ Matthias (M) TOLER. Wit: Nathan HALL, William DUNSTAN. Proved by oath of Nathan HALL Sept. 1785. Reg. Oct. 14, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 92-93] April 6, 1782 - Richd. LAND sold to Tully SAWYER for £5  43/4 acres lying on Martins Point on the Sound side...middle of the pinte...sound side...so that the complement shall be made up. s/ Richd. (x) LAND. Wit: John (x) SAWYER, Willis SAWYER. Proved by oath of Willis SAWYER Sept. 1785. Registered Oct. 14, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 94] August 17, 1785 - For and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me Caleb BELL by James SIMMONS for one certain peace of land beginning at a cypress at Jesse SIMMONS land various courses to the line of the Patent thence along Patent line to a corner tree of the said land standing in John BIGGS line then running to Jesse SIMMONS line thence running along his line and the line of the Patent to the first station containing 130 acres .  Witness: Wm. SIMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered October 20, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 94-95] September 12, 1784 - I Ann SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £400 paid to me by Thomas SANDERSON for a certain tract of land various courses back to the first station it being part of Thomas SANDERSON deceased patent containing 350 acres .  Witness: Thomas JARVES, Mary JaARVES; Registered October 20, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 95-96] August 28, 1782 - I Samson ETHERIDGE Sr. for and in consideration of the sum of £6 paid to me by James TOLER for a certain parcel of land on the Banks on Citehawk Bay beginning at the mouth of Jacks Cabben Creek then along the water side to the sd. TOLERs line binding his line to the seaside hills then along said hills to Jack’s Cabben Path then S.W. to the first station containing 50 acres . Witness: Josiah HARRISON, Mickel? WALKER; Registered October 20, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 96] 1785  Samuel WALKER sold to Caleb ADYELOTT for the sum of £12 current money of the state….Beginning at John AYDLOTTs line at marked pine running north course 10 degrees west to Lamuel SIMMONS line thence along sd SIMMONS line….estimation 12 acres …./s/ Samuel WALKER. Witnesses: Wm WATSON, John AYDLOTT

[Deed Book 5, pgs. 96-97] 1785 - William DANIEL JUN.. sold to William DANIEL SENR. for £5 land lying and being on the Eastward side of Roanoake Island beginning at broad Creek joining Belcher DANIELS line running about Swest up said line to a marked pyne tree thence North westerdly to a marked Corner pyne tree from thence an easterly corse to a marked sypress on the eastward side of Churches Swamp from thence to course to broad Creek….containing 100 acres …/s/ William DANIEL. Witnesses Belcher DANIEL, Joseph DANIEL

[Deed Book 5, pg. 97] 1785 - Joseph DANIEL sold to William DANIEL for £10, a tract of land being on the Southwest Side of Roanoke Island begining at a Creek joining William DANIEL JUNR. Line running with the sd line to a cypress branch then along the South side of the Branch to a marked pine then along William DANIEL JUNR. line to a Corner pine from thence Southerly by marked trees to a corner pine in the woods from thence South westely to the Creeks then along the Creeks by various Courses to the first station Containing 100 acres../s/ Joseph DANIEL Witnesses: William DANIEL JUNR, Gideon Daniel

[Deed Book 5, pg. 97]  May 22, 1785 - Nicholas SLACK and Waney (?) his wife of Norfolk County sold to Henry WILSON of "County aforesaid" [no mention of Currituck yet in this deed] for £90 for 50 acres. Land my father Nicholas SLACK, deceased, purchased of James ROBESON. /s/ Nicholas SLACK. Wit:, William (x) TASON (?), and Thos. TAYLOR and Thomas TAYLER. May 22, 1785. Registered October 21, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 98-99]  April 25, 1785 - For and in consideration of the sum £120 paid to us, Lemuel CRAIN and Edna my Wife by Levi FULFORD for a certain parcel of land beginning at an oak a line tree that parts the aforesaid land & William GRIFFIN land then running up the Creek to the Mill Creek thence running up the Creek & the branch to James JARVES land thence along his line to William GRIFFIN line thence along his line to the first station to contain 70 acres . Witness: John SIMMONS,SEN., Jesse SIMMONS, Samuel SIMMONS, Peter NEWMON; Registered October 24, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 99]  August 15, 1785 - Caleb BEASLEY and Bridgett his wife sold to Andw. SOREY, both of Currituck, for £55 for 50 acres, a piece of land where the said BEASLEY now lives. Bounded by Joshua BAXTER. /s/ Caleb (x - his mark) BEASLEY and Bridget (x - her mark) BEASLEY. Wit: Jesse SIMMONS and James DAUGE. Acknowledged in September Term 1785 in front of Josiah NICHOLSON, ESQ. September Term 1785. Registered October 21, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 100-101]  I John SIMMONS and Jean my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £400 paid to us by Jesse SIMMONS for a parcel of land in the fork of Poyners Creek the aforesaid land formerly belonged to Caleb MORSE & Richardson MORSE Deceased then along MORSE line to James POYNERs deceased land along POYNERs line to a gum a corner tree that parts the aforesaid POYNERs land and the land I bought of Henry CREED then along POYNER line to a corner tree of land I bought of CREED then along a line that parts the aforesaid land and CREEDs own land then along CREED land to John PERKINS land running along PERKINS line to a Deep Run various courses to the Beaver Dam various courses to the first station containing 310 acres .  Witness: Wm. SIMMONS, James SIMMONS; Registered October 22, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 101]  August 17, 1785 - I Jesse SIMMONS & Jilian my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Caleb BELL for a parcel of land beginning at Amos ETHERIDGE line Westerly corse along ETHERIDGE line to Caleb BELL’S corner gum various courses to first station to contain 30 acres . Witness: Wm. SIMMONS, James SIMMONS; Registered October 22, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 101-102]  August 15, 1785 - For and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to Jesse SIMMONS and Julian his Wife by John SIMMONS JR. for a tract of land lying on Currituck Shore beginning at John COCKTONs land on the Shore side running out along COCKTONs line as far as the Patent extends to COCKTONs new Patent then along new Patent to the land that Francis WILLIAMSON made over to Joshua BARBERs Daughter Margrett then along Margrett BARBERs line to John MERCERs line then along MERCERs line to Samuel THOMSONs line various courses to first station to contain 100 acres.  Witness: Wm. SIMMONS, James SIMMONS; Registered October 22, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 102-103]  August 17, 1785 - I Jesse SIMMONS & Julian my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £250 paid to us by James SIMMONS for a certain parcel of land beginning at a line tree that parts the afsd. Land and the land that Caleb BELL let James SIMMONS have then running a Southerly course along the line that parts the afsd. And the land that Jesse SIMMONS sold to Caleb BELL to Amos ETHERIDGE line along ETHERIDGE line to John SIMMONS line along his line to the line of the land that James SIMMONS had of Caleb BELL being his patent line by various courses to the first station containing 121 acres . Witness: Caleb BELL, Wm. SIMMONS; Registered October 22, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 103-104]  October 27, 1784 - Know ye that for and in consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres paid into our Treasury by William FEREBEE we have hereby given and granted unto him a tract of land containing 200 acres on the East side of the Great Swamp near one mile from the Entrance of the Great Swamp Bridge beginning near William MUNCRIEFFs fence various courses to the first station, provided William FEREBEE registers this Grant in the Registers Office within 12 months from the date hereof.  Witness: Alexander MARTIN Esq. Governor at Newbern.  This fore going Patent is Registered October 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 104] Henry DUKE of Beaufort to Thomas TAYLOR. Part of a grant made of May 1, 1668 given to our County of Albemarle. 447 acres. Fee rent every September 29 of one shilling per 50 acres. Ninth day of xber 1712. /s/ N. CHERWIN, Wm REED, T(?) KNIGHT, Tho. POLLOCK, and Tho. BYRD. Jurat, T. KNIGHT. This foregoing patent is registered October 26, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 104] No. 68 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty Shillings for every Hundred acres paid to our Treasury by Joel POYNER have hereby granted unto him a tract of land containing 260 acres lying near Cowinjock Bay and it being part of the North River Swamp beginning at the West end of a point of Ridge of Joel POYNERs a laurel at the going in of the Swamp various courses near the West end of Capt. DUKEs Ridge then West to FEREBEEs line thence various courses to the first station. Provided Joel POYNOR registers this Grant in the Registers Office within Twelve months from the date hereof. Alexander MARTIN Esq. Governor at Newbern the Twenty Seventh day of October 1784. The foregoing Patent I Registered October 26, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 105-106] March 17, 1785 - I Josiah ETHERIDGE and Sarah my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by William MUNCREEF for a certain piece of land beginning at the Mill Dam various courses to John WHEATLEYs line to a corner maple standing in Panter Branch various courses to the first station containing 50 acres . Witness: Jesse SIMMONS, James ETHERIDGE; Registered: October 26, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 106] August 30, 1785 - I Griffith GREGORY for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Christopher HUTCHINS for a certain parcel of Swamp on the North River Swamp binding the New Road that crosses the swamp part of a patent that granted to sd. Griffith GREGORY binding Christopher HUTCHINS land to Luke LAMB corner then binding LAMBs line to the main run of North River then binding the run to the first station containing 65 acres . Witness: Jesse GREGORY, Mary GREGORY; Registered October 26, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 106-107] Sept. 1, 1785 - I Griffith GREGORY for and in consideration of the sum of £20  paid to me by Jesse GREGORY for a tract of Swamp being part of a tract of Swamp Patented by Griffith GREGORY SEN. bearing date October 29, in the Seventh year of our Independence beginning at the Flat Branch easing? out of the Swamp, various courses to GREGORYs line various courses to Wm. FEREBEEs line various courses to Capt. Luke LAMBs corner then by a line of marked tree to the first station containing 200 acres . Witness: Isaac GREGORY, Caleb GREGORY; Registered October 27, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 107-108] August 29, 1785 - I Griffith GREGORY for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Luke LAMB for a certain parcel of Swamp lying on the head of North River part of a patent granted to Griffith GREGORY various courses to HUTCHINSs corner then binding the high land to the mouth of the Flat Branch Jesse GREGORYs corner various courses to the first station containing 36 acres . Witness: John LAMB, Joseph ASTENS; Registered October 27, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 107-108] May __, 1783 - Thomas JARVIS to Tully SAWYER. for £15, land & marsh lying between Jean Gite Creek & the sound...beginning...John ACKISS line then running the sound side...then to sd. creek...then down creek to...John ACKISS line...to first station. /s/ Thomas JARVES. Wit: James GAMEWELL, Willis SAWYER. Proved by oath of Willis SAWYER Sept. 1785. Registered Oct. 27, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 108-109] June 6, 1785 - I Lamuel CRAIN for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by James JARVES for a certain piece of land beginning a pine at the Mill Creek George BUSHs line to Caleb BEESLEYs line to the afsd. JARVES line to the Mill Run then the Mill Streem to the first station to contain 50 acres of land . During the life of Willis GRIGOR and Mary his Wife. Witness: Peter FEREBEE, Jean FEREBEE; Registered October 27, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 109] August 13, 1785 - I Joseph SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Jemimah RENN of the County of Camden for a certain piece of land lying on Powels Point beginning on the Southward end of Joseph SANDERs tract of land and binding on John SANDERs line and Daniel LINDSEYs thence along Daniel LINDSEYs line to the main Rode thence along the rode to the first station containing 40 acres . Witness: Selby HARNEY, Samuel BARNARD; Registered October 28, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 109-110] June 10, 1785 - I Thomas JARVES Sheriff having been directed by the County Court of Pleas and Quarter Session to cause the sum of £9, 16 Shillings and 4 Pence and damages in the amount of £3, 7 Shillings and 7 Pence out of the goods, chattels, land or tenements of Abner BALLANCE Deceased. The amount to be rendered to Easther MAY in a suit she lately recovered from said Abner BALLANCE. I Thomas JARVES Sheriff did enter and take possession of a certain parcel of land by estimation 50 acres  being part of a tract patened by Samuel BALLANCE deceased in the year 1713 various courses to the first station. On May 18, 1785 at Public Vendue when and here the sd. Mary BALLANCE did appear and bid the sum of £14, 7 Shillings she being the highest bidder and I Thomas JARVES Sheriff did grant said land unto the said Mary BALLANCE. Witness: Nathan HALL, Sam SALYEAR, JUN.; Registered October 28, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 110-111] Sept. 6, 1785 - I Jesse SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by David GIPSON for a certain parcel of land beginning near the side of North River Swamp Easterly course across the main road Southerly by Jacob LUTTEs line then along LUTTEs line to the North River Swamp then along the Swamp side to the first station containing 111 acres . Witness: Thos. POYNER, Abraham LITCHFIELD; Registered October 28, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 111] Sept. 1, 1785 - I Elizabeth ANGEL for and in consideration of the sum of £150 paid to me by Edward PARKER for a certain parcel of land on Powels Point beginning by the Sound then joyning COOKs land thence binding Spence HALLs land then binding down a line to a pine at the Sound side of Albermarle Sound thence various courses to the first station containing 100 acres . Witness: George D. WEST, John SHANNON; Registered November 1, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 111-112] March 17, 1784 - I Thomas SANDERSON JUN. for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Thomas JARVIS for a certain parcel of Marsh lying on Dues Quarter Iland various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness Alex. Leg. WHITEHALL, Mary WHITEHALL; Registered November 1, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 112] Sept. 6, 1785 - James DAUGE to Peter DAUGE.   Euphan, wife of James. All of Currituck. £150. Bordered by John and Nathaniel HUTCHINGS. /s/ James DAUGE and Euphan (x) DAUGE. Wit: Griffith (g) GREGORY and Samuel (x ) WHITEHURST. Registered November 21, 1785. September Term, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 113] April 28, 1782 - I John MERCER & Sarah my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND for a tract of land on a place called and known by the name of East Ridge containing 200 acres various courses to James DAUGE line then Southerly to Solomon PERKINS line easterly along Thomas MERCERs line as far as the line extends. Witness: Holl. WILLIAMS, John HAMON, Jo. SLACK; Registered January 30, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 114] February. 7, 1783 - I Matthias TOLER for and in consideration of the sum of £9 paid to me by Spence HALL JUN. for one certain parcel of land situate on Currituck Banks on Jene Gyte Creek, N.E. to the sea side hils then North along said hils to TOLERs land then S.W. course to Jean Gyte Creek then various courses of said Creek to the first bounder containing 108 acres. Witness: Thomas CHANDLER, Jacob O. ALLCOCK; Registered February 7, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 114-115] December 3, 1785 - I John HILL & Mary my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Caleb SIMMONS for a certain tract of land containing 68 acres near Morse’s Point the North part of a tract of land formerly belonging to Richarson MORSE whereon the said SIMMONS now lives according to the most known and reputed bounds. Witness: Luke HILL, William SIMMONSs, Moses CAPPS; Registered February 11, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 115-116]  On May 17, 1785 Isaac FARROW, SENR. of Currituck County sold to Roger MEEKINS of Currituck County, for £40, a tract of land on Chickamacomico Banks beginning at the end of the Hills Bay and running north to the contents of 50 acres of marshes.  /s/ Isaac FARROW, SENR.  Wit: Christopher O'NEEL and Thomas MIDYETT.  Registered: Feb. 13, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 116] December 5, 1785 - Henry CREED to Latisha BELL. Henry CREED and Dina his wife and Tisha BELL, all of Currituck, for £12, land in Currituck bounded by Josiah ETHERIDGE. /s/ Henry (x ) CREED and Dina (x ) CREED. Wit: William ETHERIDGE and William TAYLOR. November Term 1785. Registered February 13, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 117] December 1, 1785 - I Ambrouse BEESLEY of Knotts Island for and in consideration of the sum of £22 and 8 Shillings paid to me by Willis GREEN for a tract of land situated on Knotts Island containing 7 acres  beginning on the North side of my plantation at a small pine tree on John SIMPSONs line running Southerly a strate course joining Thos. WILLIAMS line down WILLIAMS line to the head of the land then a Northerly course to John SIMPSON line then back an Easterly course to the first beginning on SIMPSONs line. Witness: Malachi CAPS, Malachi DUDLEY; Registered February 13, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 118]  Oct. 15, 1785 - I William WROTEN & Sarah my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £15 paid to me by Joseph EVANS for a tract of land situated on Powels Poynt beginning at Quince Pond at John Padrick ADAMS line then running our old division line to main road thence along the main road to John Padrick ADAMS. Line to ADAMS line to the first station containing 8 acres . Witness: William CHANDLER, Ezekiel EVANS; Registered February 13, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 118-119] Thomas MIDYETT, planter of Cape Hatteras Banks in Currituck County sold to Francis FARROW of the same place, for £50, a tract of land lying on Hatteras Banks adjoining the sea, George PUGH and Thomas PAYNE, containing 100 acres.  This indenture was made October 13, 1785.  /s/ Thomas MIDYETT

[Deed Book 5, pg. 119] Edwd. TAYLOR to John McHORNEY. Both of Currituck. £5 current money of the State of North Carolina. Land within a few miles of Currituck Inlet. Joining Willoughby MORRIS. /s/ Edwd. TAYLOR. Wit: A. SIMMONS, Jonathan TAYLOR. December Term 1785. Registered February 14, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 119-120] Francis FARROW planter of Cape Hatteras Banks, sold to Thomas MIDYETT of the same place, for £50 , 50 acres on Cape Hatteras Banks on the sound side of Thomas GRAY's line and running to the sea.  This indenture was made October 13, 1785.  Wit: Rosamond [x] PERKINS, Jacob WILLIAMS.  /s/ Francis FARROW.  Registered: Feb. 15, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 120] April 19, 1785.  John BURTON, planter of Currituck County "give, grant and confirm unto my well beloved son William BIRTON and his heirs forever after my decease and my wifes Sarah BIRTON, all my good and chattles, lands and tenements with household stuff.  I likewise do desire that my son Hillary BIRTON should live on the place he now is present with as long as he sees fit".  Gift on delivery of 6 pence.  /s/ John [x] BURTON.  Wit: Azrikam PARKER, Thomas PARKER, Sarah PARKER.  Registered: Feby. 15, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 121] October 20, 1785 - I Jacob PERKINS with Edna my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £8 and 10 shillings paid to me by Enoch GREGORY for a parcel of land containing 17 acres it being a Patent that Colo. Solomon PERKINS patented & surveyed bearing date October 29, 1782 near North River beginning at Willo. DAUGEs & MacKNIGHTs corner various courses to first station. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS; Registered February 16, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 121-122] Nov. 3, 1785 - I Peter PADRICK SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by James THOMAS Negro for a certain parcel of land on Powels Poynt adjoining the land of James THOMAS beginning at a gum standing by said James THOMAS fence various courses binding THOMAS line to the first station containing 30 acres of land. Witness: Nathan HALL, Spence HALL; Registered February 16, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 122] Nov. 30, 1785 - I Josiah COOPER and his wife Effier?,for and in consideration of the sum of £70 cash paid to me by Driver GREVES for a certain piece of land on Powels Point adjoining the land of George DAVIS beginning at corner tree of said DAVIS land various courses to the first station containing 50 acres . Witness: Matthias TOWLER, John CONWAY; Registered February 16, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 123] January 25, 1785 - I Thomas MERCER SEN. and Mason (Mison?) my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £4 and 10 Shillings paid to me by Hilary SIMMONS for a certain piece of land beginning at a corner tree of Lettie BROWN, Abner TURTEN, Samuel WHITEHURST and Thomas MERCER then Northerly course along the line that parts Samuel WHITEHURST & Thomas MERCER various courses to a poplar a line tree that parts Thomas MERCER & Lettia BROWN then Westerly course to a line tree that parts Lettia BROWN and the premises to the first station containing 42/3 acres . Witness: Solomon JARVIS, Mitchell SIMMONSs, Charles MILLER; Registered February 16, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 123-124] Sept. 7, 1785 - I Mary PARR for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Maxamilian JARVES for a certain tract of land known by the name of The Heads of the Swamps on John COOPERs line and James DAUGE, and John BARTERs lines as formely containing 50 acres of land . Witness: Bennet CHITTUM, John STANLEY; Registered February 17, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 124] Oct. 20, 1785 - Samuel SALYEAR to Joab WHITEHEAD, Both of Currituck, for £16, land in the sand banks bounded by Thomas ALLEN's old landing and Thomas JARVIS. /s/ Saml. SALYEAR. Wit; Thomas TAYLOR and William (x) WILLIAMSON. December Term, 1785. Registered February ?, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 125] Jan. 25, 1785 - I Hilary SIMMONS & Elizabeth my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £13 and 10 Shillings paid to me by Thomas MERCER SEN. for a certain persel of land joining Lettia BROWN and beginning at the corner at the Devils Ditch of her land running a Northerly course along her line that parts her land and the premises various courses around Devils Ditch to the first station the same being 6 ¾ acres . Witness Solomon JARVES, Mitchell SIMMONS, Charles MILLER; Registered February 17, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 125-126] Oct. 25, 1785 - I Thomas SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by William RUSSELL for a tract of land & marsh being 150 acres  beginning near John EVANS line then North & Easterly corse to a branch that divides Thomas SANDERSONs land & the land whare on his Mother Ann SANDERSON now lives which by a bond given by the afsd. Thomas SANDERSON Father to him the said Thomas to be a dividing line between then as the branch runs a North & Easterly corse to a marsh continuing till it strikes the water called Dewes Quarter Bay then to Elleck’s Creek, then a Westerly corse to JOHNSONs line then running Northly corse to the first station. Witness: Lindsey CHANDLER, Joseph SANDERSON; Registered February 20, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 126] Adam POYNER, SEN., to Adam POYNER, JR. Deed of gift. "unto my son Adam POYNER, JR." Land in Currituck County by Col. Asahel SIMMONS line, to Joel POYNER's line to Thos. TAYLOR's line. /s/ Adam POYNER; Witness: George FISHER, Hosea BALL. December 1785. Registered February 20, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 127] May 26, 1785 - Upon a writ issued by the Currituck County Court of Pleas & Quarter Session I Thomas JARVES Sheriff was commanded to cause the amount of £58,17 Shillings and 5 Pence out of the goods, chattels, & lands of Samuel JARVIS Esq. deceased which Josiah NICHOLSON received a Recovery of Debt against him. I Thomas JARVES took into possession a tract of land beginning at the Wind Mill line on the Sound side West binding on the lines of Samuel SALYEAR SEN. & Samuel SALYEAR JUN. to the swamp, then Southerly binding on swamp to the line of Samuel JARVIS Deceased now John HUMPHRIESs Esq. various to the first station containing 100 acres . At Public Vendue on May 21, 1785 Jesse SANDERSON appeared and bid the sum of £90 for the said land and he being the highest bidder. Witness: Thos. HEATH, Thos. POYNER; Registered March 11, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 128] April 8, 1745 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of yielding and paying unto us forever the yearly rent of 4 Shillings for every 100 acres do give and Grant unto Thomas LOWTHER a tract of land containing 100 acres beginning at a Spanish oak West to Samuel POYNERs land then along his line East to Mary PARKERs then along her land South to the first station. He is to seat, clear & cultivate according the proportion of 3 acres for every 100. Witness Gabrial JOHNSTON Esq. Governor at Newbern.

Know all men that I Thomas LOWTHER for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by James CHITTUM for the within Pattent. March 17, 1746. Witness: John LURRY, Cornelius RUPER? ; Registered March 20, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 129] January 19, 1785 - Edw. PARKER and Melson PARKER, his wife to George D. WEST, for £150, land bounded by John SMITH. /s/ Edw. (x) PARKER and Melison (x) PARKER. Wit: Josiah THOMSON and Elizabeth (x) ANGEL. March Term 1786. Registered April 20, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 129-130] June 4, 1785 - I John WOODARD and Nancy my Wife of County of Princess Anne State of Virginia for and in consideration of the sum £16 & 10 Shillings paid to me by John BRADLEY for one certain tract of land containing 25 acres , binding North River procoson and the lands of John BRADLEY and the heirs of Abel BRADLEY deceased, it being the land that John WOODARD bought of William MUNDEN and Anne his wife March 4, 1784. Witness: John HILL, Ked. MARCHANT, Freelove MARCHANT; Registered April 20, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 131] March 6, 1786 - I Isaac GREGORY of the County of Camden for and in consideration of the sum of £550 paid to me by William FEREBEE for a certain Tenement of land binding on the Indian line on the West side of the road then down the Indian line to William LuURRYs land joining his land and the land of John LURRY & Mary his Wife and the land of William SNOWDEN JUNIOR then joining the land sold by Caleb CHURCH and Elizabeth his Wife unto the said Thomas MacKNIGHT unto the first station containing 400 acres . Being all that tract of land sold by Malachi WILSON and Lydia his Wife to the aforesaid Thomas MacKNIGHT and since sold by George POWERS Esq. Sheriff to the said ISAAC GREGORY. Witness: Nathan SNOWDEN, Isaac GREGORY JUNIOR; Registered April 28, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 131-132] Jan. 28, 1786 - I John COOPER for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by John TOWNSEND for a certain tract of land being in Moyock District known by the name of Moses BENNETs containing 70 acres  lying near Moyock Mill various courses to Francis WILLIAMSON land various courses to WILLIAMSON & John BENNETs line a Northerly course along Jacob GOODMANs line various courses to the first station. Witness: S. FEREBEE, Thos. COOPER; Registered April 21, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 132-133] Dec. 16, 1785 - I Joseph HAYMAN for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Luke CHERRY for a tract of land near the Great Swamp beginning at CHERRYs corner tree various courses to the foot of Jonathan BALLANCEs road where his gate now stands to the first station containing 37½ acres . Witness: Josiah CHERRY, Thos. HAYMAN, Saml. SMITH; Registered April 21, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 133] Dec. 13, 1785 - Ebenezer TAYLOR to Caleb BALLANCE. Named as Ebenezer TAYLOR, JUNIOR. Both of Currituck, £20 for land at the head of Coinjock Creek. 75 acres. /s/ Ebenezer TAYLOR. Wit: William TAYLOR and Nathan THOMPSON. Proved in open court on oath of William TAYLOR. March Term, 1785. Registered April 24, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 133] Feb. 25, 1696 - John ARCHDALE, Esq., Governor to Andrew CASHAEL, a patent of 150 acres at the head of Rich. HARRIS land in Currituck Precinct. This afore going copy is Registered April the 24, 1786

[Deedbook 5, pp. 134-135] March 4, 1786 - John SMITH of Terrel Co., and  Edward PARKER and Milison his wifesold  to Zorobable HARRISON for  £35 for land in Currituck..dividing the land of George D. WEST beg. at WEST corner...northwesterly ...westerly...southwardly...west line to the first station...50 acres. s/ John SMITH, Edward (x) PARKER, Milison (x) PARKER. Wit: George Day WEST, Josiah HARRISON. Acknowledged March Term 1786. Registered April 24, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 135]  Dec. 22, 1785 - I John SANDERSON Son of Benj. for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by William STALLINGS, late of the County of Currituck, for a parcel of land being the Plantation whereon the Father of John SANDERSON lived & died beginning at the sound side a Westerly course to Samuel BAKERs former line then Southerly to Joseph SANDERSON former line now Joseph ODOWDAYs Easterly to the Sound and Northerly along the Sound to the first station containing 200 acres. Witness: John WHITICAR, Thos. HEATH; Registered April 24, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 135] Dec. 25, 1782 - William GLASGOW to Solomon COWELL. William and Sarah, his wife. Both of Currituck. £4 for 50 acres. From patent of Hilary SIMMONS of May 20, 1761. Bordered by James DAUGE. Wit: John GLASGOW and Thomas COOPER. /s/ William GLASGOW. March Term 1786. Registered, April 25, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 136-137] January 12, 1786 - I Jesse PARR & Pirthany PARR my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by Caleb PARR for a tract of land lying near Indian Ridge in the West Swamp by the name of Newfoundland part of a piece of land known by the name of Beach Noal beginning various courses to a corner tree between Jesse & William PARR and Easterly course to a corner between sd. PARR’S thence running along James DAUGEs line to the first station to contain 50 acres . Witness: John STANLEY; Registered April 25, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 137-138] March 21, 1786 - I James CHAPLIN for and in consideration of the sum of £8 paid to me by William CHAPLIN for a parcel of land beginning at Broad Neck Point an Easterly course along swamp side to John McCOYs line then Southerly and Westerly to the Sound side along Sound various courses to the first station containing 150 acres . The use of 1/3 part of the above land reserved to Kezia SIKES her natural life. Witness: Spence HALL, SEN.; Nathan HALL; Registered: April 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 138] May 24, 1785 -  I Thomas SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Alexander Leg. WHITEHALL for a parcel of land whereon Thomas SANDERSON now lives various courses to whereon the Widow Ann SANDERSON now lives Easterly to Wm. RUSSELLs line then Southerly to John EVANS line various courses to the first station containing 150 acres. Witness: Joseph SANDERSON, Eliz. BAKER; Registered April 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 138-139] Dec. 16, 1785 - I Joseph HAYMAN for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Josiah CHERRY for a parcel of land near the Great Swamp beginning at the edge of the Swamp then as the Swamp runs to Josiah CHERRYs corner then along CHERRY line to Nicholas SLACKs line along SLACKs line to Luke CHERRYs corner then West to the foot of Jonathan BALLANCEs road where his gate stands various courses to the first station containing 37 ½ acres. Witness: Luke CHERRY, Thos. HAYMAN, Sam. SMITH; Registered April 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 139] March 10, 1786 - Abner LAMB sold to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND, ESQ, both of Currituck Co., for. £26 and 1 shilling, land on the north side of Currituck Inlet beginning at Penny's Hill. /s/ A. LAMB. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON, Jas. PHILLIPS. March Term, 1786. Registered, April 27, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 140] June 3, 1785 - I Timothy IVES for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Thomas IVES for a tract of land on the Narrows Shore beginning on the Shore side joining Rich. ALLENs land various courses to William HOLLOWAYs North line various courses along the Shore side to the first station containing 40 acres. Witness: Thos. POYNER, Lucias? WILLIAMS; Registered April 27, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 140-141] May 24, 1785 - I Thomas SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Alexander WHITEHALL for one negro man called Jupiter, one negro girl called Delinah, one black horse, two cows & one calf, eleven head of hogs, two beds & furniture, one chest, one linen wheel, one pot, I kettle, 1 table, 3 pewter basons & 1 dish, 1 doz earthen plats & 5 chairs & 2 guns. Witness: Joseph SANDERSON, Eliz. BAKER; Registered April 27, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 141] November 5, 1785 - I Alexander LINDSEY for and in consideration of the sum of £3 per acker paid to me by Isles SIMMONS, various courses to first station. (Note: no acreage given) Witness: Griffeth DAUGE, Enoch DAUGE; Registered April 27, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 141-142] Dec. 15, 1784 - I Jesse PERRY for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Sarah DEWE do confirm unto the said Sarah DEWE during her natural life and no longer one certain parcel of land situate on Powels Point binding Currituck Sound on the East, Ace ETHERIDGE land on the Southwest and to extend as fare to the Northward as what is now clared & likewise she is to have full priviledge of all my land joining her so much as is usefull for firewood, rail timber or any other timber or wood for the use of the plantation which contains 20 acres of land. Witness: Spence HALL, JUN, Nathan HALL; Registered April 27, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 142-143] Feb. 7, 1786 - I John SIMMONS Sheriff by writ have been commanded by the Currituck Court of Pleas & Quarter Session to take of the goods, chattels, lands & tenements of William CHAPLIN deceased and cause the sum of £10, 4 Shillings and 5 Pence which lately Joshua CAMPBELL recovered against the said William CHAPLIN. In obedience John SIMMONS Sheriff took into possession a tract of land beginning at Broad Neck Point an Eastward course along the swamp side to John McCOYs line various courses to the first station containing 150 acres. November 22, 1785 at Public Vendue then and there James CHAPLIN did appear and bid the sum of £10 and 12 shillings for the said land and was the highest bidderI then conveyed, and granted unto James CHAPLIN the aforesaid land. Witness: John BIGGS, Thos. HEATH; Registered April 28, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 143-144] December 28, 1785 - I Thomas LURRY of the County of Camden for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Joseph PELL for one certain tract of land on the East side of North River beginning at the River Swamp at the mouth of Crooked Run to Cornelius GREGORYs corner Westerly to the dividing line between Cornelius GREGORYs known formerly by the name of WILSONs line and the hereby granted premises down to the River Swamp various courses to the first station containing 50. It being the land the said Thomas LURRY bought at Publick Vendue formerly the property of Thomas McKNIGHT. Witness: Jon. HEARRING, Jon. WILLIAMSON; Registered April 28, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 144-145] March 2, 1786 - I Jonathan HEARRING Merchant of the County of Camden for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by Jonathan WILLIAMSON Marriner of County of Currituck for a tract of land Beginning at the mouth of Moyock Creek running up Moyock Creek various courses to the edge of the marsh oppisit Tatem WILSONs land then Northerly and Westerdly to John BENNETTs corner then Northerly to Dennis DAUGEs corner, then Easterly to a corner formerly Moses BENNETTs corner Easterly to Northwest River then down Northwest River to the mouth of Moyock Creek containing 350 acres. Witness: William GILDING, Peter BALLENTINE; Registered April 29, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 145] October 21, 1766 - Wiliam BRAY Sheriff to Caleb ANSELL - Rec’d of Caleb ANSELL $30 being part of Judgement Samuel SWANN against the said ANSELL in the Supr. Court October 21, 1766. Registered May 1, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 145-146] May 20, 1761 - For and in consideration of the sum of Ten shillings paid to the said John Earl GRANVILLE paid by John WHEATLEY the said Earl doth give grant unto him a tract of land on the East side Tulls Creek beginning on Martins Creek then along ETHERIDGE line to Colo. WILLIAMS line along his line various courses to BACKLEYs line various courses to SIMONS line then along his line various courses to the first station containing in whole 478 acres. Yielding and paying unto John Earl GRANVILLE the yearly rent or sum of Nineteen Shillings & One penny farthing which is at the rate of Three shillings for every 100 acres. The foregoing Deed of Grant is registered June 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 147-148] June 5, 1786 - I John SIMMONS, Sheriff by Command of the Inferior Court to cause the sum of 144 to be made out of the goods, chattels, lands etc. of Jacob GOODMAN SEN. which Solomon ETHERIDGE recovered against him. In obedience of the Writ I John SIMMONS Sheriff have taken in my possession a tract of land beginning at John HAYMONs line various courses with the patent to James GLASGOWs line various course to GOODMANs patent that holds the land then to the first station, February 18, 1786 at Publick Vendue when and where as Phillip NORTHERN in behalf of John NORTHERN did appear and bid the sum of £15 and was the highest bidder. By virtue of the Writ I John SIMMONS Sheriff have given and granted said tract of land unto John NORTHERN. Witness: Thos. HAYMAN, John TOWNSEND; Registered July 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 148-149] June 27, 1786 - I Willoughby ROBERTSON for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Willoughby WHITE for two certain parcel of land, 10 acres of the sd. land is part of 50 acres which John ROBERTSON SEN. bought of Francis BROWN and where Willoughby ROBERTSON now lives the other parcel of land is 99 acres it being part of a patent granted to John ROBERTSON JUN. deceased containing in both tracts 109 acres. Witness: Max’n. BOWREN, Willis ETHERIDGE; Registered July 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 149] March 7, 1786 - Thomas SIMMONS of Perquimans County  sold to William JARVIS of Currituck County, for £20, land on Churches Island between where John JARVIS now lives and John MAHONEY; bordered by line between John JARVES and THOMPSON; 125 acres. /s/ Thos. SIMMONS. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON, Nathan ONEAL. June Term 1786. Proved in open court by the oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered July 26, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 149]  John SIMMONS to John STEWART.  John SIMMONS, Sheriff. Goods and chattels of Francis WILLIAMSON, late of Currituck in the hands of James PHILLIPS, ESQ., Adm. £106 and 13 shillings. Said Negro boy, Tony. /s/ John SIMMONS. Wit: John NORTHERN and Wm. TAYLOR. June Term 1786. Registered July 26, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 150] John SIMMONS to Edw. DOUGHTY. John SIMMONS, Sheriff.  £41. Goods and chattels of Francis WILLIAMSON, deceased. Two negro boys. /s/ John SIMMONS, Sher. Wit: Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND and Wm. TAYLOR. June Term 1786. Registered July 26, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 151] May 20, 1786 - I Henry HARRISON of Princess Anne County Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £35 paid to me by Willis ETHERIDGE for One negro boy called Ben? now in the possession of Willis ETHERIDGE it being the same negro boy which William MACKEY gave in a Deed of Gift to his Son Samuel and was sold on a judgment obtained against William MACKEY by Henry HARRISON. Witness: James BRAY, Jas. PHILLIPS; Registered July 27, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 151-152] May 10, 1786 - I Thomas MERCER JUN. & Pheby MERCER his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Jacob PERKINS for a certain track of land being the One Third of the land and Plantation of Col. Solomon PERKINS Deceased and now the Dowery of Thomas MERCER & Pheby MERCER his Wife. The land containing 100 acres. Witness: Mitchell DAUGE, Amy DAUGE; Registered July 27, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 152-153] Nov. 10, 1784 - I Marmeduke COX & Sarah his wife for and in consideration of the building Edward DOUGHTY has and shall put on the land hereafter mentioned & the yearly rents have bargained leased to farm let a certain piece of land various courses to the first station. Edward DOUGHTY is to have the use of half the barn & sheds belonging to it, and Pasturage sufficient for Two horses & Two Cows and Calves and the liberty of fire wood to the only proper use of Edward DOUGHTY and Sarah DOUGHTY his Wife during the term of 14 years to commence from this date yielding and paying Marmeduke COX the yearly rent of 4 Shillings per year. Witness: Geo. POWERS, Edward ???, Josiah HOFFMAN; Registered July 27, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 153-154] March 22, 1786 - I William WICKER for and in consideration of the sum of £50 & 16 Shillings paid to me by Jacob LITCHFIELD SEN, planter, for a certain parcel of land containing 15 acres beginning at the water side joining Thos. WILLIAMS land running WILLIAMS line various courses joining Thomas WILLIAMS various courses joining Michel WATERFIELDs SEN. East running WATERFIELDs line various courses to the first station. Witness: John LITCHFIELD, Joel WICKER; Registered July 28, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 154] April 26, 1786 - I Doustus WILLIAMS for and in consideration of the sum of £45 paid to me by Simon MATTHIAS for a tract of land containing 100 acres between the head line of that land whereon John DICKSON formerly lived and the head of Martins Creek being part of land Patented by John WHEATLEY May 20, 1761. Beginning at SIMMONS corner to WHEATLEYs along his line to BACKLEYs corner then along his line to FLETCHERs to the first station. Witness: Fawnia WILLIAMS, Nanney WYATT; Registered July 28, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 155-156] March 20, 1786 - I William DUDLEY SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Jacob LITCHFIELD SEN. I do give grant and deliver unto Jacob LITCHFIELD all my right of an Island known by the name of Little Fresh Pond. Witness: John LITCHFIELD, Joel WICKER; Registered July 28, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 156] June 6, 1786 - William DUDLEY to Jacob LITCHFIELD, Both of Currituck Co., for £9 & 12shillings, 3 acres situated on Knots Island bounded by Jacob LITCHFIELD. /s/ William DUDLEY. Wit: William TAYLOR and John (x - his mark) LITCHFIELD. June Term 1786. Registered July 28, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 156-157] June 2, 1786 - William RUSSELL sold to Benjamin LINDSEY for £10 paid by LINDSEY for a certain tract of land and marsh containing 50 acres lying near the mouth of North River and known by name of Drapers Island at the mouth of a creek in the marsh then running up the Creek on Easterly & Southerly course to head of sd. Creek then a Southerly & Westerly course to Strike a Gut that comes out of the Great Pond and runs up the afsd. Island thence a Northerly & Westerly course binding the South side of said Island through the edge of a Marsh to a small stooping pine near the River side and binding the River by various courses to the first station.  /s/ William RUSSELL.  Wit: John LINDSEY, Sarah CHANDLER.  Registered: July 29, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 157-158] June 5, 1786 - Joseph BALLENTINE and his wife Love BALLENTINE sold to John WILLIAMS Blacksmith, for £160, a parcel of land beginning at Currituck Sure [Shore?] various courses to Neel? SNODGRASS line thence down SNODGRASS line to the Sound thence along the Sound to the first station containing 75 acres. /s/ Joseph BALLENTINE, Love BALLENTINE

[Deed Book 5, pg. 158] March 22, 1786 - I Jacob LITCHFIELD for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by William WICKER for all my right of an Island known by the name of Little Fresh Pond. Witness: John LITCHFIELD, Joel WICKER; Registered July 29, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 159] May 8, 1786 - I Jonathan WILLIAMSON Mariner, for and in consideration of the sum of £101 paid to me by Peter BALLENTINE, Planter, for a tract of land containing 101acres. Beginning at a stake lying on the West side of Moyock Creek the stake standing opposite Tatom WILSONs landing, Northerly & Westerly to John BENNETs corner then Northerly to Dennis DAUGHs Easterly to a corner formerly Moses BENNET corner various courses along Moyock Creek to the first station. Witness: Peter NEWMAN, William NORTHERN; Registered July 29, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 160] May 10, 1786 - I Willoughby MARCHANT for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Abner TURTON for a parcel of land beginning at Zadock JONES line along the line of formerly Richard FENTONs then along the line formerly Nathaniel Spence WEST then a corner tree between the said land and Willoughby MARCHANTs whereon he lives various courses to the first station. The above land contains 30 acres, it being the land and plantation ABNER TURTON now lives. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS, Archelous MORSE; Registered July 31, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 161] May 19, 1786 - Edward TAYLOR sold  to Jonathan TAYLOR, both of Currituck Co., for £20, land in Currituck bounded by Neal WALKER's plantation, to Edward TAYLOR's new oatent line, and Edward TAYLOR's old patent. /s/ Edward TAYLOR. Wit: Joseph (x) TAYLOR, and Edwd. (x) TAYLOR, JUN. June Term 1786. Registered July 31, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 161-162]  Feb. 1, 1786 - I John SIMMONS Sheriff in obedience of a Writ issued by the Currituck Inferior Court for Able ETHERIDGE which he recovered against Jacob GOODMAN damages the sum of £32 & 5 shillings and there upon in obedience of the Writ, I took into possession of the goods, chattles & lands of GOODMAN a certain tract of land beginning at a corner between GOODMAN & Jesse BENNET standing in John BENNETs line & bounded by the land of Jesse BENNET and the land that was formerly Dennis DAUGEs, the said land was offered at Publick Vendue on January 27, 1786 whereupon JOHN TOWNSEND appeared and bid the sum of £43 & 5 shillings and he was the highest bid and I John SIMMONS Sheriff have given and granted unto the said TOWNSEND said tract of land. Witness: Jno. NORTHEN, Thos. HAYMAN; Registered July 31, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 162-163]  March 4, 1786 - I John SIMMONS by Writ issued out of the Inferior Court of Law at Currituck commanding me to cause the sum of £23, 17 Shillings & 7 pence out of the goods, chattels & land of James HOLMES which John TOWNSEND recovered against him. In obedience of the Writ I took into possession a 1/3 part of a certain tract of land which George MAY Esq. Deceased purchased of John BRIGHT in Copartnership with Edward DOUGHTY and Jonathan HOLMES & which James HOLMES heird beginning at a corner by the side of the Great Swamp containing 80 acres. On March 4, 1786 John TOWNSEND did appear and bid the sum of £12 and was the highest bidder. I have given and granted unto John TOWNSEND said tract of land. Witness: Geo. POWERS, William ETHERIDGE; Registered August 1, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 163-164]  April 7, 1786 - I Annanias HICKMAN for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Caleb COX for a certain quantity of land containing 60 acres, beginning at Samuel BUTS corner then to James GLASGOWs corner then along his line to the first station. Witness: Solomon COX, Jovan COX, James GLASGOW; Registered August 1, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 164-165]  May 18, 1786 - I Thomas TEMPLEMAN of Westmoreland County Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £118 paid to me by Hollowell WILLIAMS for a certain parcel of land various courses to South line of BRAYs Patent various courses to a corner between William BRAY and Hollowell WILLIAMS various courses to the marked trees dividing the land between William BRAY and Hollowell WILLIAMS to a red oak standing on the North side at the road that leadeth to Court House then trees dividing the said tract from the land of James BRAY to the first station it being part of land formerly William BRAYs given by BRAY in his Last Will & Testament to his Son William and conveyed by Wallis BRAY the Son and heir of William and Wallis the Father of William in a Deed of Bargain & Sale to William BRAY, who conveyed in a Deed of Bargain & Sale to Neil SNODGRESS or SNODGRASS & TEMPLEMAN from SNODGRASS to Richard TEMPLEMAN and decend to Thomas TEMPLEMAN heir at law to Richard TEMPLEMAN, containing 108acres. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, James BRAY; Registered August 1, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 165-166]  May 12, 1786 - I Sarah LEE for and in consideration of the sum of £15 paid to me by my Son Asa LEE for my Third of the Mill Millstream & all appurtenances thereto belonging, together with her Third of the 4 acres of land adjoining to the same all of which her Son Josiah LEE inherited from his Father & her Husband Samuel LEE and afterward sold to Willoughby BROOKS & John BIGGS, the Third above mentioned so long as the said Sarah LEE shall live. Witness: John WALMSLEY, Ezekiel DAUGE; Registered August 2, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 166]  I William DUDLEY SEN. do for Divers considerations me moving there unto but more especially for the natural love and affection that I bear unto my Son William DUDLEY have given my Son at my Decease one certain tract of land being the land and plantation where on I now live. Beginning at the water side joining Ely SMITHs land Westerly corner joining Ambruse BEESLYs land South course to LITCHFIELDs line Easterly down LITCHFIELDs line to water side Northerly course to first station containing 40 acres. Witness: Robert DUDLEY, Ann DUDLEY; Registered August 2, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 166-167]  March 27, 1786 - I Tully SAWYER for and in consideration of the sum of £12 paid to me by Thomas FRANKLIN for a certain quantity of land lying on Esterd side of Jean Gite Creek various courses along Jean Gite Creek to the first station so that 100 acres should be maid up. Witness: Jesse WALIS, John SAWYER; Registered August 2, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 167-168]  August 29, 1785 - I Joshua PERKINS Planter of Cape Hatterass Banks for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Austin SCARBOROUGH for a certain parcel of land containing 100 acres of land near Hatterass Banks at a live oak hammock on the North side of Deep Creek by the Sound side at the South end of Hezekiah PHAROAH [Farrow]  land along PHAROAHs land to the Sea Beech thence Southerly to a ceder post including the live oak hammock that the said Joshua PERKINS lived in known by the name of Flag Pon Westerly to Sound side various courses to the beginning. Witness; John CANNON, Joseph STOWE; Registered August 2, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 168]  April 21, 1779 - I Willoughby MARCHANT for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by John MARCHANT for a certain tract of land in a place called Gibses Neck bounded as follows to with known by the name of Tamhest Point various courses near a path that comes from Nathaniel Spence WESTs to the side Willoughby MARCHANTs along path to a cross way near Willoughby MARCHANTs dwelling house to the percoson so as to conclude the afsd. Tamhest Point. Witness: George POWERS, Jo. SLACK; Registered August 2, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 168-169]  May __, 1786 - I Mitchel DAUGE for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Thomas MERCER for a certain messuage of land joining Indian Ridge. Beginning in Timothy ETHERIDGEs line with ETHERIDGEs line near a West course to Caleb PARRs corner about a North course in Willoughby DAUGEs line Eastward binding on Willoughby DAUGEs line various course to first station containing 40. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, Mary GREGORY; Registered August 3, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 169-170]  Feb. 21, 1786 - I Zadock JONES & Sarah my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Benjamin DAUGE of Princess Anne County Virginia for a tract of land containing 50 acres. The land lying between the said line and a line of marked trees made by Kedar MARCHANT and John JONES. Witness: Jno. GIBSON, Willoughby MARCHANT, Peter DAUGE; Registered August 3, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 170-171]  June __, 1786 - I Joseph BALLENTINE & Lovey my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £120 paid to me by Jesse HOLSTEAD for a certain parcel of land beginning at the orphans of William BRABLEs line then a Westerly course to formerly James BESCOSEs now Willis ETHERIDGEs various courses to the first station to contain 50 acres. Witness: Wm. SIMMONS, Danl. KINNUN; Registered August 4, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 171] May 3, 1786 - Caleb BELL sold  to Benjamin TAYLOR, both of Currituck Co., for £100, a Negro man called by the name of Geffery. /s/ Caleb (x) BELL. Wit: A. SIMMONS, Edwd. TAYLOR.  Registered September 18, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 172] Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND to Edwd. TAYLOR. Appoints my true friend Edward TAYLOR of Currituck my true and lawful attorney to recover from John YOUNGHUSBAND of the District of Ninety-Six in the state of South Carolina one young negro man named Jim?, one negro woman named Prudence, one negro woman named Silvia, other offspring, one negro girl named Pastora, one negro boy named Ned and one negro boy named ??. Also one cart with a sail cloth covering and tired wheels. /s/ Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON and William TAYLOR. September Term 1786. Registered ? 4th, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 172] Mary TAYLOR to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND, ESQ.  Mary TAYLOR, widow of James TAYLOR. £30. One negro man named James formerly the property of my husband that he bought of Nancy HAND(?) in Virginia. Most employed in twine spinning and ? making. November 12, 1781. /s/ Mary (x) TAYLOR. Wit: Thos. PARKER, Daniel (x) BANNON(?), and William TAYLOR. Registered October 4, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 173] November 8, 1784 - Bartholomew THOMSON to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND, ESQ. Acquired from YOUNGHUSBAND Negros to deliver to John YOUNGHUSBAND in the District of Ninety Six in South Carolina. Negro man James, Prudence, and Sylvia.  Pastoria a girl, Ned a boy, Peter a child with four horses cart and all the tackling. /s/ Bartholomew THOMSON. Wit: William TAYLOR and Solomon JARVIS. Proved by William TAYLOR and Solomon JARVIS. October 6, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 173-174] Sept. 4, 1786 - I Jeremiah MERCER JUN. for and in consideration of the sum of £56 paid to me by Thomas HUBBELL, Wakeman HUBBELL & Peter MORISSET JUN. for a certain tract of Juniper Swamp at the edge of East Creek where John HUMPHRIES line comes to Creek then East to the Indian line North to John HUMPHRIES line various courses to first station containing 155 acres. Witness: Zepha BURGIS, Peter MORISETT SEN.; Registered October 17, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 174] June 27, 1786 - I Jacob BEASLEY and my wife Ann sell unto my Son Henry BEASLEY a certain tract of land to have as his own after my Decease containing 73 acres. Situate on Roanoak Island joining on the West side of Island Tart ETHERIDGE for the sum of £40 paid to me by Henry BEASLEY. Witness Samson DOUGH, John WESKETT, Reuben ETHERIDGE; Registered October 17, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 174] July 1, 1786 - I Jacob BEASLEY and my wife Ann sell unto my Son Wateman BEASLEY a certain tract of land to have as his own after my Decease containing 83 acres on Roanoak Island on the West side of the Island joining the land of Solomon ASHBEE for the sum of £60 paid to me by Wateman BEASLEY. Witness Samson DOUGH, Solomon MANN, Rueben ETHERIDGE; Registered October 17, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 174-175] I Jacob BEASLEY and my wife Ann sell unto my Son Stephen BEASLEY a certain tract of land after my Decease containing 83 acres on Roanoak Island on the West side of the Island joining the land of Solomon ASHBEE, in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Stephen BEASLEY. Witness: Samson DOUGH, Solomon MANN, Reuben ETHERIDGE; Registered October 17, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 175] I Jacob BEASLEY and my wife Ann sell unto my Son Jacob BEASLEY JUN. a certain tract containing 83 acres of land on Roanoak Island on the West side of the Island joining the land of Solomon ASHBEE for the sum of £60 paid to me by Jacob BEASLEY JUN. Witness: Samson DOUGH, John WESKET, Rueben ETHERIDGE; Registered October 17, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 175-176] May 13, 1786 - I Mary PARKER for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Asa LEE for a tract of land beginning at a Beech about the middle of Thomas LEEs line various courses to Thomas LEEs line to the first station containing 50. Witness: Wm. SIMMONS, Enoch DAUGE; Registered October 17, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 176] August 23, 1786 - Solomon COWELL to his children. Solomon of Currituck. Deed of gift to William, Benjamin and James COWELL. Goods, chattels, lands, and debts, only reserving my and my Wifes Natural lives in the whole premises or Estate  /s/ Solomon (x) COWELL. Wit: Jas. PHILLIPS and John MERCER. September Term, 1786. Registered October 18, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 176-177] Sept. 5, 1786 - Zachariah MORSE sold to William POYNER for £80, a parcel of land containing 50 acres beginning at a white oak at the Westward end of this plantation standing in Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND line then to Mulberry tree at South end of this plantation by the road then a strait course to a corner white oak joining a tract of land known by name of Fentons? From thence a line of marked trees to Hollowell WILLIAMS line then his line to KINNUNS? Then his line to a corner pine from thence to first station white oak it being part of tract of land which said William POYNER conveyed to sd. Zachariah MORSE. /s/ Zachariah MORSE, Sarah MORSE.  Registered: Oct. 18, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 177-178] Feb. 15, 1786 - William RUSSELL sold to Gamieal WRIGHT for £30, a parcel of land & marsh containing 150 acres beginning at a cluster of small gums on John EVINS line thence running an Northerly & Easterly corse to a branch which is the dividing line between said piece of land & the Plantation whare on Ann SANDERSON now lives then running a Easterly & Northerly corse to the mouth of a creek called Ellecks Creek then up said Creek to the head then Westerly corse by line of marked trees to John EVINS then Northerly corse to first station.  /s/ William RUSSELL, Susanna RUSSELL.  Wit: Silvinus HOWELL, Wm. WROTEN, John LINDSEY.  Registered: Oct. 18, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 177-178] June 3, 1786 - William MUNCRIEFF sold to James HEATH for £100, a parcel of land containing 50 acres beginning at the Mill Pond at a gum standing in the side of the run then down the run to a cypress then running along John WHEATLEYs line to a corner maple standing in Panter Branch then various courses to first station.  /s/ William MUNCRIEFF.  Wit: Asa LEE, Hezekiah DAUGE. Reg.: Oct. 18, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 178] May 1, 1786 - Thomas TEMPLEMAN of Westmoreland County State of Virginia sold to John LEE of Currituck for £25, a parcel of land containing 50 acres. Along Daniel PHILLIPS line then across the said Branch to ARMSTRONGs? line to first station.  /s/ Thomas TEMPLEMAN.  Wit.: Holl. WILLIAMS, Daniel LEE.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 179] September 2, 1785 - I John SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £4 & 10 Shillings paid to me by Abrahham LITCHFIELD for a certain parcel of swamp and marsh called North River Swamp about a quarter of a mile to the Nothard side of Booms Creek containing 350 acres beginning at a gut at the Sound running up gut to a pond called the Round Pond various courses to the first station. This being the swamp & marsh that I John SANDERSON bought of Mrs. Mary LURRY. Witness: John WHITECAR, Daniel LINDSEY; Regisgered October 19, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 179-180] Sept. 2, 1786 - I Keziah WOODHOUSE for and in consideration of the Maternal affection I bear to my Son Hezekiah WOODHOUSE as well as the sum of £5 paid to me by Hezekiah WOODHOUSE for a certain piece of land adjoining Hadley WOODHOUSE, beginning at the Sound side on the line hammock and running Westerly to WOODHOUSEs corner then Southerly with the line of WOODHOUSEs patent to the division line between Hadley WOODHOUSE and Keziah WOODHOUSE various courses to the first station containing 200 acres .  Witness Alex. WHITEHALL, Hadley WOODHOUSE; Registered October 19, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 180] Sept. 1, 1786 - I John HILL for and in consideration of the sum of £5 paid to me by Reuben MORSE of the County of Princess Anne Virginia for a certain tract of land containing 20 acres, the land lying part in County of Currituck and part in County of Princess Anne adjoining the province line on both sides also adjoining the land of Caleb SIMMONS, Archabald MORSE, and John HILL, it being the parcel of land Reuben MORSE now lives on also being part of the said tract of land that John HILL had conveyed to him by Joab SOARY and wife, Benjamin DAUGE & wife & Elizabeth DAUGE. Witness Zacha. MORSE, John MORSE; Registered October 20, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 180-181] July 27, 1786 - I William GRIFFITH & Esther his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £25 paid to me by James JARVIS for a parcel of land beginning at a corner next to Benjamin DAUGE running along DAUGEs line various courses to the first station containing 10 acres. Witness: Edw. BUNNELL, James ETHERIDGE; Registered October 20, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 181-182] July 15, 1785 - I John SIMMONS Sheriff in obedience of a Writ issued out of the Inferior Court of Law commanding Me as Sheriff to cause the sum of £40 out of the goods, chattels and land of Edward NICKENS deceased which Thomas HAYMAN recovered against Edward NICKENS. I did take into possession a certain tract of land beginning at a corner in a place called Woolf Pit Ridge that divides the afsd. land & Frankey NICHOLS land along her line a Northerly course to Joseph HAYMANs corner then a Westerly course along said Thomas HAYMANs line along his line to George MAYS corner then along MAYS line that formerly belonged to John BRIGHT then Southwesterly course to corner of divides MAYS land & that of NICHOLS that called the City various courses to the first station containing 200 acres. On July 10, 1785 Thomas HAYMAN did appear and bid the sum of £42 and was the highest bidder and I John SIMMONS Sheriff by virtue of Writ did grant unto Thomas HAYMAN said property. Witness: Selby HARNEY, James SIMMONS; Registered October 24, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 182] Sept. 6, 1786 - I Henry CULPEPPER for and in consideration and good causes me hereunto moving have made ordained and appoint my trusty friend my Son Peter CULPEPPER my true and lawfull Attorney. Granting him authority to follow legal course for the recovery, receiving and obtaining any claims as I myself might. Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE; Registered October 21, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 182] January 25, 1786 - Thos. DAVIS and his wife Elizabeth sold to Willis BALLANCE, all of Currituck County, for £100, land bounded by Dorastus WILLIAMS. /s/ Thos DAVIS. Elizabeth (x) DAVIS. Wit: J.G. MARTIN and Hollo. WILLIAMS. June Court, Examined by Jo. NICHOLSON. Elizabeth privately examined by Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered October 25, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 183-184] July 20, 1786 - I Joseph FEREBEE & Mary my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Samuel FEREBEE for a certain parcel of Juniper Swamp near the head of East Creek it being all my right & title to an entry made by William FEREBEE SEN. containing 640 acres and left by him, to be equally divided between me the said Joseph FEREBEE, William FEREBEE & SamuelFEREBEE. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, Wm. SIMMONS; Registered October 25, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 184] June 16, 1783 - I Alexander LINDSEY, Planter, for and in consideration of the sum of £54 paid to me by Andrew MacGOWN for a certain tract of land by the name of the Old Plantation containing 50 acres. Witness: Thos. SAYER; Registered October 25, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 184-185] Sept. 1, 1786 - Joseph BALLENTINE & his wife Lovey for and in consideration of the sum of £35 for a certain parcel of land containing 100 acres being part of a tract of land patened by William SHERGOLD known by the name of Buxshins Island beginning at the where the line of the patent crosses the dam various courses along the dam to the first station. Witness: William CASMENT, John MERCER; Registered October 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 185-186] May 24, 1786 - Alexander LINDSEY & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum of £80 paid to me by William NEAVILL of the County of Camden & William FEREBEE of Currituck for a tract of land or Juniper Swamp on North River beginning various courses, then on the N. East side of North River where the Indian line crosses the same then Northerly binding said Indian line across the East Creek to Griffith DAUGEs line West binding DAUGEs line various courses to the first station including 400 acres. Witness: John MERCER, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered October 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 186-187] August 29, 1786 - Alexander LINDSEY & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to us by William NEAVILL of the County of Camden, Merchant and William FEREBEE of Currituck, Merchant, for a tract of land known by the name of Lurry’s Old Plantation beginning Eastwardly across the Ridge along Griffith DAUGEs line then East binding on DAUGEs line Southerly binding on William NEAVILL & William FEREBEEs line to Sam’s Run then Northerly binding on Sam’s Run to the first station containing 200 acres. Witness: S. FEREBEE, Joseph HOWARD; Registered October 26, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 187-188] October 17, 1716 - I John L. CARTERITE do give and grant unto William ROSS a tract of land containing 134 acres beginning at Luke WHITEs land various courses to Michel ONEILs line various courses then along Thos. VINCEs and Luke WHITEs line various courses to the first station. Being due for the importation of one person for every 50 acres, and yielding and paying unto us the rent of One shilling for every 50 acres. Witness: Charles EDEN Esq. Governor. N.B. The foregoing Patent is not easely under stood in some places of it but I have sett the words as I understood them. The foregoing Patent is Registered November 17, 1786; Test: Willis ETHERIDGE

[Deed Book 5, pg. 188] January 4, 1742 - I William JONES for and in consideration of the sum of £6 paid to me by John BURTEN for a tract of land containing 67 acres being half of a tract containing 134 acres beginning on Luke WHITEs land various courses to Michel ONEELs line thence along Thomas VINCEs & Luke WHITEs line various courses to the first station, to the Westwrd part of sd. land and as near as may be the half part of the land. Witness: William SHERGOLF, John ETHERIDGE; Registered June 8, 1744; And is Registered November 18, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 189-190] February 25, 1696 - Know ye by these presents that we do give and grant unto Denis CASAUL a tract of land containing 290 acres lying on the West side of Cowinjock Bay beginning at a marsh by the bay side running West South West through the marsh to Samuel BARNES line various courses to Ann BAYLESS line various courses to the first station. The said land being due Denis CASAUL for the transportation of one person for every 50 acres. Yielding and paying to us the yearly rent of One Shilling for every 50 acres, also Denis CASAUL shall seat or plant said land within 3 years after the date hereof. Witness: John ARCHABALD Esq., GovernorThis fore going patent is Registered December 29, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 189-190] October 12, 1786 - Know ye that I Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND Esq. am held and firmly bound unto Willis ETHERIDGE and all the rest of the Justices in the full sum of £1000, the condition of this obligation is such that if Willis ETHERIDGE and the rest of the Justices shall convey an absolute title to YOUNGHUSBAND for one acre of land it being the same acre of land which William PARKER conveyed to the Gentleman of the Vestry in Deed Dated April 11, 1727. Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND shall at any time required by Willis ETHERIDGE or the Rest of the Justices make and convey an absolute Title unto Willis ETHERIDGE for One acre of land being where the Court House now stands beginning on the edge of the road between the said Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND front door & the Court House. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, Robert POYNER; Registered December 30, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 190-191] March 1786 - James HEATH & his wife Anna for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by William MUNCREEF a certain piece of land being a gift of his father Robert HEATH deceased & being part of Briey thicket & joyning his Brother Rpbero HEATHs land & Caleb POWERS line the same for 100 acres. Witness: Ase LEE, Hezekah DAUGE; Registered Dec. 30, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 191] May 21, 1785 - Willoughby ROBERSON to Asahel SIMMONS, both of Currituck, for £10, 100 acres of swamp lying in Currituck it being the westward end of a new patent that John ROBERSON, JUN., deceased, took up in his time and is now in the possession of his son Willoby ROBERSON.  /s/ Willobay (sic) ROBSON (sic). Wit: Edwd. TAYLOR and John MERCER. Proved at December Term 1786 on oath of Edwd. TAYLOR. Registered January 1, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 192] Nov. 25, 1786 - I Samson ETHERIDGE do hereby appoint Jesse PERRY my true & lawful attorney to do & transact in my name in as ample a manner as I could do myself all business of mine whatever to me relating. Witness: Geo. D. WEST, Frances SIMSON; Registered January 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 192-193]  July 20, 1786 - I Samuel FEREBEE for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Joseph FEREBEE for a certain tract of land, it being all my Right, Title etc. of a new entry of land made by my Father William FEREBEE Deceased & left to be equally divided between me & Joseph FEREBEE also my Right etc. to one half of 100 acres swamp my Father bought of Henry PERKINS SEN. also all my Right etc. of the remainder of land and swamp contained in a patent called Georges Island patent containing 330 of land & swamp. Witness: Jesse SIMMONS, Griffith DAUGE; Registered January 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 193]  Dec. 2, 1786 - Margret BARBER and her father Joshua BARBER, sold to Benjamin CRABB for £50 a parcel of land beginning on the Great Swamp side at the Southwest corner of a tract of land Francis WILLIAMSON purchased of Charles SMITH running from edge of swamp to the division line between the land Francis WILLIAMSON purchased of Charles SMITH & the land then the property of Jonathan FRIZZEL various courses to first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Thos. GISBAND, Mariam LONG

[Deed Book 5, pg. 194]  May 1, 1786 - I Thomas TEMPLEMAN of Westmoreland County Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of 4£0 paid to me by Benjamin BRICKHOUSE for a certain parcel of land lying on Tulls Creek on the N.E. side running the Creek to a Gutt then up the Gutt various courses to a Branch binding on Daniel GLASGOWs line then to Thomas WILLIAMS line along WILLIAMS line various courses to the Beaver Dam various courses along the Dam then binding Beaver Dam & Warners Ditch along the ditch to the mouth to the first station containing 140 acres, Patent by William WILLIAMS Esq in the year 1740. Witness: Hollo. WILLIAMS, Thos. GLASGOW; Registered January 4, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 195-196]  Oct. 27, 1786 - I James PHILLIPS Sheriff in obedience of a Writ issued out of the County Court of Please and Quarter Session have been commanded to cause the sum of £39, one Shilling & One penny out of the goods chattels and land of Samuel JARVIS Esq. Deceased which John JARVIS recovered against said Executors. I James PHILLIPS Sheriff upon said Writ did take into possession a certain parcel of land beginning at Thomas TAYLORs line on the water side Westerly course binding TAYLOR & Lewis WILLIAMS Southerly course to Saml. SALYEARs Esq. line Easterly course binding with SALYEARs line to Sound side then Northerly along Sound side to the first station containing 50 acres. On August 10, 1786 at Public Vendue Jarvis ALLEN did appear and bid £2 & 5 Shillings and was highest bidder and in obedience of Writ said land was granted unto Jarvis ALLEN. Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE, Mary PHILLIPS; Registered January 4, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 196]  Oct. 10, 1786 - We Joseph FEREBEE, William FEREBEE & Samuel FEREBEE Executors of the Last Will & Testament of William FEREBEE Esq. for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to us by Joel POYNER for a certain parcel of land being part of William FEREBEEs new patent whereon Joseph BAXTER now lives, various courses containing 100 acres.  Witness: I. LAMB, William NEAVILL; Registered January 4, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 197] Oct. 24, 1786  - Caleb O'DOWDY sold to Joseph BOCUS for £15 a parcel of land in Powels Point ... westwardly to DAVIS' line...northeasterly...southwardly...40 acres. s/ Caleb DOWDY. Wit: Nathan HALL, Daniel (x) SHANNEL [sic], David (x) SEEMORE. Acknowledged Dec. Term 1786. Registered Jan. 9, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 197-198] John LITCHFIELD for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to by Alexander WHITEHALL for a negro woman called Rachel also one boy child. Witness: Peter PADRICK, Joseph SANDERSON; Registered January 9, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 198-199] May 10, 1786 - I William FEREBEE for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Griffith DAUGE for a certain tract of land & swamp on the North side of North River beginning at Sams Run being William LURRYs corner then Eastwarly binding on Wm. LURRYs land various courses to the Eastmost line of the Indian patent then Southerly binding on Indian line to Alexander LINDSEYs line then West binding on Alexander LINDSEYs line various courses then binding on Sams Run to the first station containing 150 acres. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS, S. FEREBEE; Registered January 9, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 199] March 29, 1785 - James PHILLIPS, Coroner, to Sam SALYEAR, JUN. and Col. Thos. JARVIS.  Document from Camden County court. £74, 10 shillings & 7 pence to be made out to the estate of Samuel JARVES, deceased, levied on a certain negro man named Sam was advertised to sell on May 14, 1785 and appeared Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. and Col. Thomas JARVIS to bid in plain and open market the sum of £76 currency. /s/ Jas. PHILLIPS, coroner. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON. December Term, 1786. Registered February 17, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 199-200] Oct. 23, 1786 - I John GAMEWELL for and in consideration of the sum of £15 paid to me by William GAMEWELL for a parcel of land situate on the North Banks near Geengite Creek beginning near Slippery Pine Branch various courses to the Seaside various courses to the first station containing 100 acres.  Witness Samuel SALYEAR JUN., Samuel SALYEAR SEN. ; Registered February 7, 1786

[Deed Book 5, pg. 200] Dec. 7, 1786 - James PHILLIPS, Sheriff, to Thos. TAYLOR for £26, 6 shillings and 111/4 to be made out of the estate of Samuel JARVIS. One negro girl named Nimy. Capt. Thomas TAYLOR appeared and bid £35& 10 shillings. /s/ Jas. PHILLIPS. Wit: Thomas HEATH and Nathan HALL. December Term, 1786. Registered February 19, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 200-201] Sept. 5. 1786 - George BAINS & his wife LOVEY, for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid  by Asahel SIMMONS for a tract of land on Coinjock Bay various courses to the first station containing 125, it being part of a patent granted to John PELL bearing date February 21, 1696. Witness: Caleb SIMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered February 19, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 201] Sept. 5, 1786 - George BAINS & his wife LOVEY, for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Asahel SIMMONS for a parcel of land that Thomas SIMMONS gave to his Son Samuel SIMMONS beginning at Samson SIMMONS corner line then in Ebenezer TAYLORs line various courses to ONEELs line then to Samson SIMMONS line then along SIMMONS line to the first station., it being the West part of a patent granted to John PELL bearing date February 21, 1696. Witness: Caleb SIMMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered February 20, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 202] Sept. 30, 1786 - John WILLIAMS of Currituck County sold to Samuel MIDYETT of Currituck County, for £20, a tract of land lying on the western part of Roanoak Island containing 100 acres. Wit: Suthy SAVAGE, Stephen BEASLEY, Reuben ETHERIDGE.  /s/ John [x] WILLIAMS

[Deed Book 5, pg. 203] Nov. 9, 1786 - William STALLINGS for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Jesse SANDERSON for a parcel of land on Currituck Sound being part of the lands formerly belonging to Benjamin SANDERSON beginning at the Sound side running a Westerly course to the road that leads from Popler Branch to Samuel SALYEARs then Southerly binding road to Joseph DOWDEYs line Easterly binding DOWDEYs line to the Sound then Northwardly binding Sound to first station containing 100 acres. Witness: Alex. WHITEHALL, Thos. BARNARD; Registered February 21, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 203-204] Dec. 5, 1786 - John LEE and Elizabeth his Wife of Beafort County for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Thomas MERCER for a certain parcel of land being 1/3 part of land whereon Thomas FENTON Deceased lived which tract of land was deemed to be 110 acres the 1/3 part being 36 2/3 acres. Said land joyns Thomas MERCERs land & Plantation whereon he formerly lived. Witness: Hilary SIMMONS, Abner TURTON; Registered February 21, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 204-205] Nov. 20, 1786 - John COOPER for and in consideration of the sum of £170 paid to me by William SIMMONS for a certain parcel of land beginning at the head of Cooper’s Branch running down said Branch to HALSTEDs line down Branch to Cornelius GLASGOWs line in the Cypress Run up said Run to a corner between Willoughby DAUGE & Cornelius GLASGOWs then with Run to DAUGEs line then with Run to Willoughby DAUGE corner various courses to John COOPERs then to first station containing 170 acres. Witness: Thos. COOPER, John SIMMONS, SEN.; Registered March 8, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 205-206]  Nov. 1786 - I, James PHILLIPS Sheriff in obedience of a Writ issued out of the Superior Court of Law & Equity commanding me to cause the sum of £25, 4 Shillings & one Penny which granted to James HURST recovered against Thomas OLIVER & Josiah NICHOLSON Bale of James JENNETT. By Command of Writ you did take into possession out of the goods, chattels and lands of Thomas OLIVER & Josiah NICHOLSON a parcel of land containing 125 acres of land of said Thomas OLIVER & some of Josiah NICHOLSONs horses remainder in your custody unsold for want of bidders, and you could not have the money before us as Josiah NICHOLSON & Thomas OLIVER had not any more goods, & chattels, land. I James PHILLIPS Sheriff did take possession of mention 120 acres of land lying on Haterass Banks beginning at West side of Creek at DURANTs various courses to William QUIDLEYs line along his line to Thomas DINKINs line along DUNKINs line to the Sound then to first station containing 100 acres, being part of a patent taken up by Honorable Capt. William REED bearing date January 18, 1711/12. On October 4, 1786 at Public Vendue William BALLANCE did appear and bid the sum of £25 and was highest bidder and by virtue of Writ said land was granted unto William BALLANCE. Registered March 9, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 206-207]  Feb. 25, 1696 - I William EARLE of Craven do give and grant unto Anne BAYLEY a tract of land containing 550 acres lying on the West side of Currituck Bay and on the West side of the Creek that runs in by Bells Island various courses to the first station the said land being called by the name of Piney Point and being due unto Anne BAYLEY for the transportation of one person for every 50 acres, yielding unto us the yearly rent of one Shilling for every 50 acres also she must seat or plant within 3 years after date hereof.  Witness: John ARCHDALE Governor.  The fore going Patent is Registered March 17, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 207]  March 6, 1787 - Caleb PARR & his wife Mary one of the CoHeirs of Thomas FENTON Deceased, for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Caleb SHEARS for a certain parcel of land it being 1/3 part of a tract which Thomas FENTON bought of John BARBER Deceased, beginning various courses to first station to contain 1/3 of tract of land.  Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE, Alex. WHITEHALL; Registered May 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 207-208]  Feb. 24, 1785 - I Evan LURRY of Camden County for and in consideration of the sum of £1000 paid to me by John SANDERSON Benjamin’s Son, for a parcel of land beginning on the Sound side at Thomas HEATHs line formerly Carter BARNARDs deceased line Westerly to BAKERs corner now WHITEHALLs then a Southerly along BAKERs line to Joseph ODOWDAYs corner binding with ODOWDAY to the Sound side then along Sound to first station containing 150 acres. Witness: Thomas HEATH, Thomas BARNARD; Registered May 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 208]  June 11, 1786 - William STALLINGS, Planter, for and in consideration of £100 paid to me by John SANDERSON for a parcel of land beginning at BERNARDs old line binding BERNARDs line to BAKERs then Eastardly course down DOWDAYs line to main road then binding road to first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Thos. HEATH, John MITCHEL; Registered May 2, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 209]  April 29, 1784 - I Peter GORDAN for and in consideration of the sum of £15 paid to me by Alexander Leg. WHITEHALL for a certain parcel of land adjoining the lands of Samuel SIMMONS beginning at Samuel SIMMONS corner tree Running Southerly to Joseph EVINS line then Easterly binding EVINS line to Thomas JARVIS line then Northerly binding sd. to Saml. SIMMONS line Westerly binding SIMMONS line to first station containing 50 acres. Witness: John DICKEN, Laml. RUSSELL; Registered May 3, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 209-210]  Sept. 18, 1786 - Willoughby MARCHENT & his wife Mary for and in consideration of the sum of £26, 13 Shillings & 4 pence paid to me by Abner TURTEN for a parcel of land beginning at the end of a slab line between TURTEN & MARCHANT that TURTEN formerly bought of Willoughby MARCHANT then down to Edward WESTs line then to Willoughby MARCHANTs road way to his house down his road as far as will contain 20 acres. Witness: Jas. BRAY, Jas. PHILLIPS; Registered May 3, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 210] Jan. 29, 1787 - Alexander Legrand WHITEHALL to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN., both of Currituck, for £30, one negro man named Jubiter formerly the property of Thomas SANDERSON. /s/ Alex. WHITEHALL. Wit: Thos HEATH and Thos. TAYLOR. March Term, 1787. Registered May 3, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 210] Oct. 2, 1786 - Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR. I, Edward TAYLOR, of the parrish of Currituck with the free will and (?) consent of Susanna my wife. For the love and affection I bear unto my son Benjamin TAYLOR. Deed of gift. That plantation and part of the tract of land whereon I now live being in the County of Currituck by patent granted to Thomas TAYLOR by Adisenters RILE(?) containing 500 acres . Land lying near the head of Coinjock. Binding on Col.. A. SIMMONS line and DOUGLAS' line. /s/ Edwd. TAYLOR. Wit: A. SIMMONS, Hosea BALL. March Term, 1787. Registered May 3, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 211] Wm. NORTHERN to Wm. WICKER, Bond. Both of Currituck. £200. A certain island known by the name of Little Fresh Pond, where the aforesaid WICKER now lives. Contains 40 acres of land. /s/ Wm. NORTHERN. Wit: William TAYLOR and Willis ETHERIDGE. March Term, 1787. Registered May 4, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 212] March 7, 1787 - I Samuel FEREBEE for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by Isles SIMMONS for a certain tract of land near the Sound and bounded on the North by Matthew MATTHIAS line formerly, now William MOUNDs to the South by Willoughby WHITEs line to the East by Currituck Sound containing 100 acres. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, Alex. LINDSEY; Registered May 3, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 212-213] March 7, 1787 - I James BRAY for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Silas BRIGHT for two parcels of land, one parcel is 112 acres being the land that Daniel LEE Deceased gave to his Son Horoshi? LEE joining the land of Tatem WILSON called the Entry & the land of Linton LEEs & Lazarus FLORA. The other tract of land is 50 acres being part of a tract of land taken up by Lazarus FLORE deceased adjoining the land of William & Rich. FLORE. Witness Geo. POWERS, Jonathan WILLIAMSON; Registered May 4, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 214] Dec. 5, 1786 - I William PERKINS for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Caleb MERCHANT for a certain parcel of land containing 50 acres beginning at a corner tree between Solomon COWELLs & William PERKINS then a Northerly course to the back line Jolleff HOLSTEAD line along HOLSTEAD line a Westerly course a corner tree between HOLSTEAD & PERKINS then a Southerly course a corner tree between HOLSTEAD & PERKINS & COWELL along COWELLs line to the first station. Witness: John GRAY JUN, Thomas CURLING; Registered May 5, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 214-215] Nov. 24, 1786 - I Euphan COLLINGS for and in consideration of the sum of £12 paid to me by Butler TURNER of Princes Anne County Virginia for a tract of land adjoining the province line of North Carolina various courses. Witness: James BOWIN, William SIMMONS; Registered May 4, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 214-215] Nov. 20, 1786 - We John & Samuel COOPER for and in consideration of the sum of £452 paid to us by John GRAY JUN. of County of Camden for a certain tract of land containing 486 acres. Beginning at a corner tree John COOPER & COWELL’s corner then to Lemuel HOLSTEADs & John COOPERs corner then various courses binding Lemuel HOLSTEAD & John COOPER then John COOPER & Wm. SIMMONS corner then John COOPER & Willoughby DAUGEs land then to John COOPERs corner then to Maxey JARVIS & JOHN COOPERS corner then Maxey JARVIS & John COOPERs corner various courses to first station. Witness: Thos. COOPER, Caleb MERCHANT; Registered May 5, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 215] John GIBBONS to Josiah WHITEHURST. John GIBBONS, yeoman, Both of Currituck, for £500 bond. /s/ John GIBBONS. Wit: Benjamin SIKES and Edmond (x) BECHHEM(?).

[Deed Book 5, pg. 216] March 5, 1787 - I Thomas JARVIS for and in consideration of the sum of £15 paid to me by Daniel HAYMAN for a tract of land on the N.E. side of Kitty Hawk Bay known by the name of Mill Point beginning at the head of Mingoes Gutt various courses to the Eastered side of the Plantation where William DUNTON formerly lived, S. Westerly course to the Seeder Hammock Ridge then down a Creek to the Bay then Easterly to the first station. Witness: Sam. SALYEAR JUN., Benjamin SIKES; Registered May 7, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 216-217] March 5, 1787 - I James PHILLIPS Sheriff in obedience of a Writ issued out of Currituck County Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions commanding me to make of the goods & chattels & lands of Josiah SLACK deceased in the hands of Hollo. WILLIAMS Adm. If sufficient to be found otherwise of the goods etc. of Thos. HAYMAN the sum of £12 which Esther MAY recovered against SLACKs adm. Thos. HAYMAN. You came to us with £1, 18 Shillings & 11 Pence and nothing more of SLACKs estate to be found, along with 3 horses of Thomas HAYMANs which remained unsold for want of bidders. I James PHILLIPS Sheriff did take into possession Two tracts of land the first tract is 112 acres of land it being the land that Daniel LEE deceased give to his Son Horoshi  LEE joining the land of Taytem WILSON called the Entry and the land of Linton LEE & Lazarus FLORES and the other tract of land is 50 acres land taken up by Lazarus FLORE deceased adjoining the land of Wm. & Rich. FLORE. On November 23, 1786 at Public Vendue James BRAY did appear and bid the sum of £2, 19 Shillings & 6 Pence and was the highest bidder. By Writ I granted said land unto James BRAY. Witness Nathan HALL, Benjamin SIKES; Registered May 7, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 217-218] March 4, 1786 - Jesse SIMMONS & his wife Julian for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by John LEE for a certain parcel of land that Jesse SIMMONS bought of Henry CREED and other land joyning it. Beginning at John PERKINS line running along his line to CREEDs land running the course to Leticia BELL land along her line to corner that parts sd. land & Jesse SIMMONS & other land various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Wm. SIMMONS, Wm. MILLER; Registered May 7, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 218] Feb. 10, 1787 - I William POYNER for and in consideration of the sum of £150 paid to me by Edward BUNNELL for one certain parcel of land containing 50 acres various courses to John HOLSTEADs line along the line of John WHEATLEYs patent & Hollowell WILLIAMS line to the first station. Witness: Jesse SIMMONS, Henry CREED; Registered May 7, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 218-219] April 1, 1786 - I Solomon ETHERIDGE for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Henry CREED a certain tract of land being near Currituck Shore bounded to the North by Moses FLOREs land to the East by the Road, Westerly Richard CAMPBELLs line to the West by CAMPBELLs line to FLOREs line containing 22 acres. Witness: Jesse SIMMONS, Dayna CAMPBELL; Registered May 8, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 219-220]  Dec. 8, 1786 - I Henry CREED for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Jesse SIMMONS for one piece of land beginning at a corner between John PERKINS, Jesse SIMMONS & said land thence running the corse of the patent to Letisha BELLs & Josiah ETHERIDGE corner various courses along Jesse SIMMONS land to the first station. Witness: Joseph POYNER, Edward BINNELL, Wm RESNER?; Registered May 9, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 220-221]  Feb. 18, 1786 - Nicholas SLACK & his wife Winiferd for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by Luke CHERRY for a certain tract of land bounded by the lands of Luke CHERRY, the lands of William POWERS, SEN. and  Lewis COX containing 100 acres. Witness: Thomas WOOLARD, William WILSON, JUN, Lem. CHERRY; Registered May 9, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 221]  Dec. 7, 1785 - Thomas HAYMAN and his wife  Esebell HAYMAN for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by Abel ETHERIDGE for one messuage of land containing 75 acres beginning near the Virginia line various courses  to Francis WILLIAMSON line then with his line to the first station. Witness: Duke COX, Edward BETTS?, Joshua ETHERIDGE; Registered May 9, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 222]  July 20, 1786 - William RUSSELL for and in consideration of the sum of £55 paid by Zorabell HARRISON for a negro boy called David about Six years of age. Witness: Nathan HALL, Thomas GREGORY; Registered May 10, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 222] March 1, 1787 - Jesse PERRY and Peter BAUM to Spence HALL, JUN, all of Currituck, for £80, a Negro boy called Sampson. . /s/ Jesse PERRY, Peter BAUM. Wit: William TAYLOR, Caleb DUDLEY(?), and Spence HALL, JUN. March Term, 1787. Registered May 10, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 222] Feb. 7, 1787 - John KILGORE of Princess Anne County Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £15 paid by Willis ETHERIDGE for a negro man named Negal.  Witness: Thos. GIBSON, Joel MORSE; Registered May 10, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 223] March 5, 1787 - I James WHITE for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Willoughby WHITE for a certain tract of land containing 50 acres upon an Island commonly known by the name of Jones’s Island various courses to a place called Hog Pen Point & then the first station. Witness: Ked. MULDER, Wm. HOLLOWAY; Registered May 10, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 223-224] Feb. 26, 1785 - I Samuel SALYEAR JUN. for and in consideration of the sum of £12 & 10 Shillings paid to me by Thomas JARVIS for a certain parcel of land on the Sand Banks containing 50 acres beginning on the sea side John SANDERSONs corner thence Westerly course to the head of the Landing Creek thence along Creek to the Thorowfare Creek various courses to first station so be one half of a tract of land purchased of Joseph SANDERSON. Witness: Alexander WHITEHALL, Hadley WOODHOUSE; Registered May 10, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 224] Nov. 1, 1786 - We John EVERTON & Elinor VINTRES for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to us by William WROTEN for a certain parcel of land on North River beginning at the water on Daniel LINDSEYs South line Easterly to a white oak standing South of Lamuel RUSSELLs plantation various courses to Southerly the former division line between John LINDSEY & Elinor VINTRES various courses to the first station containing 180 acres. Witness: Wm. RUSSELL, John LINDSEY; Registered May 10, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pgs. 224-225] 1787 - William DANIEL JUNR. to Tart ETHERIDGE….sum of £4 ….Land being in the State and County of Currituck of Roanoak Island Containing by Estimation 50 acres. Butted and Bounded Joining the Land of Samuel JOHNSTON Beginning at a post running southerly to a pine on the west end of the Little piny hammock from thence to a post thence Esterdly to the water from thence various Courses upon the Sound Side to Samuel JOHNSTONs Line up the Said line to the first station…../s/ William DANIEL JUNR. Witnesses: Jesse ETHERIDGE, Jacob [x] CHAPPLE

[Deed Book 5, pgs. 225-226] 1787 - William DANIEL to Jesse ETHERIDGE…sum of £4… Land being in the County of Currituck of Roanoak Island Containing by Estimation 50 acres butted & Bounded Joining the Land of Tart ETHERIDGE Beginning at a post from thence to a pine on the west End of the Great pine hammock the said Course to Morris BAUMs line Easterly course Down the Creek to the Sound various courses along the Sound to Tart ETHERIDGE line up the said line to the first station…/s/ William DANIEL. Witnesses: Tart [x] ETHERIDGE,  Jacob [x] CHAPPLE

[Deed Book 5, pp. 225-226] Sept. 22, 1786 - Tully SAWYER to Willis SAWYER, John SAWYER, Lamuel HAST, Cloey WINBERY of Currituck and William SAWYER of Camden Co., NC. For Natural Love & Affection. Deeds of gift...
To Willis SAWYER: land on Martins Point beginning...sound side then running across sd. point to Jean Gite Creek...down sd. creek to...Cat hole...to the sound binding on sound to first station and the third part of 100 acres lying near the inlet that I had of James PARKER & half a peace of land lying on the seaside that I had of Mathias TOLER and a plantation in Camden called the Talents[?] where PURKINS lives.
To John SAWYER: Third part of land I had of James PARKER and a plantation in Camden Co. binding Laven RODES mil pon.
To Lemuel HAST: The plantation whereon I live now up to Willis SAWYER line & the third part of the land I had of James PARKER and half of land I had of Mathias TOLER and that land whereon Elizabeth NORTON lives on the South[?] part of the land.
To Clowey WINBURY: Plantation lying between the sound and Jean Gite Creek running across the creek...to a pine...to the sound northwardly to the first station.
To William SAWYER: Plantation whereon he now lives in Camden Co.
If either Lemuel HAST or Clowey WINBERRY should Dye with [out heirs?] or if they leave and they heirs Dye afterward...lands should be equally divided between Willis SAWYER, John SAWYER, Wm. SAWYER & heirs.
s/ Tulle SAWYER. Wit: James GAMEWELL, John (x) WINBERY. Proved March Term 1787 by oath of John WINBERY. Registered May 11, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pp. 226-227] Feb. 14, 1787 - Elizabeth GREEN to John DOUGH boatman.
£5 . N. Banks...Beg. Richard LAND's line at the Sound... along sound easterly to creek...along creek southwardly to Tully SAWYER's line... 160 acres.  /s/ Elizabeth (x) GREEN. Wit: Thos. BARROTT, Henry PADDRICK. Proved by oath of Henry PADDRICK March 1787. Registered May 12, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pp. 227] June 17, 1786 -  I Henry PADRICK, SEN. out of good will love and natral affectiones which I have and do bear unto my Son Henry PADRICK, JUN. have given and grant unto my sd. Son Henry PADRICK a certain message or part of a tract of land held by me in a deed from Sampson ETHERIDGE, SEN. being the sd. land whereon he now lives.  Witnesses: Ruben McDANIEL; Daniel [x] HAMAN.  Registered May 12, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pp. 227-228] Jan. 15, 1787 - Horashi [Rasha in other places] LEE & his wife Mary for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Samuel LEE for a certain tract of land containing 61 acres beginning at Amos ETHERIDGEs line & Samuel LEEs land & the said land then running Samuek LEEs line to the Creek, running Creek until it comes against said ETHERIDGEs line then running his line to the first station.  Witness Asa LEE, Wm. CREEF; Registered May 12, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 228] Oct. 4, 1786 - I John BARROT for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by John LITCHFIELD for a parcel of land Beginning to the South of Randolph JONES plantation at the Sound side various courses containing 150 acres it being part of a patent granted to Joseph SANDERSON bearing date November 11, 1719. Witness: Kezia POYNER, Thomas POYNER; Registered May 14, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 229] Oct. 4, 1786 - I John LITCHFIELD for and in consideration of the sum of £130 paid to me by John BARROT for a certain tract of land being near Currituck Narrows containing 100 acres. Beginning on the North part of the land that Lemuel SANDERSON deceased left to Joseph SANDERSON various courses to the first station. Witness: Kezia POYNER, Thomas POYNER; Registered May 14, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 229-230] March 2, 1786 - I James PARKER for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by William DUNSTON for a certain quantity of land lying on the North Banks being part of the land formerly belonging to Lisha PARKER, deseast, beginning at the Sound Mathais TOLERs line running TOLERs line to the sea then Northerly so that the complement of 200 acres shall be maid upon a strate line from Sound to Sea. Witness: Willis SAWYER, Jesse WALLS; Registered May 14, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 230] May 7, 1786 - I James PARKER for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Tully SAWYER for a quantity of land lying on the North Banks being part of the land that formerly belonging to Lisha PARKER deceast beginning at the North edge of the old field East corse to the Sea then binding the sea to Thomas JARVIS line running  line to the Sound binding the Sound to the first station containing 100 acres. Witness: William DUNSTON, Willis SAWYER; Registered May 14, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 231] Feb. 14, 1787 - I Thomas DAVIS for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by John BATES for a certain piece of marsh with a warfe thereon on Tulls Creek beginning at the Tulls Creek Bridge various courses to the first station containing 2 acres. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS, Andw. BATES, Armistead SOLES; Registered May 15, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 231-232] Feb. 17, 1787 - William ROTEN & his wife Sarah for and in consideration of the sum of £80 paid by Joseph EVANS for a certain peace of land situated on Powels Point beginning at John P. ADAMS and Colo. Thomas JARVIS corner tree then running with JARVIS line various courses to Joseph EVANS line binding EVANS line various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness J. EVERTON, William CHANDLER; Registered May 15, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 232-233] April 18, 1787 - Jacob CHAPPELL & his wife Elizabeth for the sum of £6 paid to us by Solomon ASHBEE for all the Right, Title, Claim & possession of all the land that was left to my Wife Elizabeth CHAPPEL. Witness: Stephen WESKETT, Jesse ETHERIDGE; Registered June 22, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pp. 233] Feb. 25, 1696 - Know ye that we the Lords & others according to our Great Deed of Grant given to our County of Albermarle doe hereby grant unto Thomas VANDERMULEN a tract of land containing 400 acres lying in Currituck Precinct, various courses. Yielding and paying to us the yearly rent of One Shilling for every 50 acres, also he is to seate or plant or cause such to happen with Three years after date of this Patent. Witness John ARCHDALE Esq. Governor of South & North Carolina. This fore going Patent is Registered July 14, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 233-234]  Dec. 13, 1786 - William DANIEL, JUNIOR, planter of Roanoke Island in Currituck County sold to Samuel MIDYETT of the same place, for £100, a tract of land on Roanoke Island containing 450 acres. Wit: Will BLAIR, Belcher DANIEL.  /s/ William DANIEL, JUN.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 234]  Dec. 30, 1786.  William DANIEL, planter of Roanoke Island in Currituck County sold to Joseph DANIEL of the same island and county, for £40, a tract of land lying on Roanoke Island beginning at at stake in the field on Belcher DANIEL's line then thru? the Great Swamp, containing 230 acres.  /s/ William DANIEL, JUN'R.  Witnesses: [unreadable].  Registered: July 18, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 235] 1786 - William DANIELto Abraham BAUM &  Maurice BAUM…sum of £12…a certain tract or parcel of Marsh Land situate lying & being in the said Island of Roanoke in Currituck County. Beginning at the North Sandy Beach creek running a direct course to the head of Broad Creek & bounded by the said creek on one side by the sound on the other side to the end of the point containing by estimation two hundred acres…. /s/ William DANIEL JUNR. Witnesses: Sam JOHNSTON Belcher DANIEL

[Deed Book 5, pg. 235-236] Dec. 13, 1786 - I Samuel DANIEL for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Abraham BAUM for a parcel of land being on the Island of Roanoke in Currituck County. Beginning on the South West side of said Island at Samuel MIDYETs line various courses to the first station containing 150 acres. Witness: Will BLAIR, Belcher DANIEL; Registered July 19, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 236] January 30, 1786 - George POPLEWELL of Currituck County sold to Thomas PAIN, for £50 cash, a tract of land on Chickamacomico Banks containing 100 acres, the burying place excepted.  Beginning at Richard MIDYETT's line then to Thomas PAIN's line then to the Soundside.  /s/ George POPLEWELL.  Wit: Belcher DANIEL and John FLOWER.  Registered. July 19, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 237] May 31, 1787 - John MIDYETT of Tyrrell County sold to Belcher DANIEL, Joseph DANIEL, Samuel DANIEL & David DANIEL, all of Currituck County, for £20, a tract of land on Roanoak Island "adjoining Samuel JOHNSTON's south line all the property of John MIDYETT in the purchase of Thomas MACKNIGHT in the Island of Roanoak sold by Samuel TOLYEA?, excluding Samuel MIDYETT, SEN'R.'s part".  Wit: Solomon MANN, Grasey [x her mark] MANN.  /s/ John MIDYETT.  Registered: July 19, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 238] March 3, 1787 - Samuel DANIEL, planter of Roanoak Island in Currituck County sold to William MIDYETT, planter of Bodys Island, for £40, a tract of land lying on Raonoak Island bounded by Broad Creek on William DANIEL, JUN'R's line, and Samuel MIDYETT, SEN'R's south line, containing 100 acres. Wit: John FLOWER, Joseph DANIEL.  /s/ Samuel [x] MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 238] Feb. 24, 1787 - William DANIEL, JUN. "...in consideration of the love and good will and affection which I do bear towards my loving son Gideon DANIEL..." a parcel of land lying on the west side of Roanoak Island bounded by the lands of Samuel DANIEL and William DANIEL, JUNR., containing 50 acres.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 239] Dec. 13, 1786 - I William DANIEL JUN. planter for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by David DANIEL for a certain parcel of land on the Island of Roanoke various courses to Belcher DANIELs Southwest corner running his line to Broad Creek along the Creek to the first station containing 233 acres. Witness: Will BLAIR, Joseph DANIEL; Registered July 21, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 240]  Feb. 24, 1787 - William DANIEL, JUNR. of Currituck County sold to Demsey HUNT & Abraham HUNT of Currituck County, for £10, a tract of land on Roanoak Island containing 100 acres beginning at Jacob BEALSEY's at Broad Creek, then to the northeast end of Gum Swamp to Samuel JOHNSTON's line, then to Solomon AHSBEE's line.  /s/ William DANIEL, JUNR.  Wit: Joseph DANIEL,William DANIEL.  Registered: July 23, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 240]  Feb. 23, 1787 - Daniel MIDYETT of Currituck County sold to Gideon DANIEL, for £5, a tract of land containing 50 acres on Chickamacomico at a place known by the name of the Caul Bank beginning at Christopher MIDYETT, SR.'s line and running east to the sea then to said Daniel MIDYETT's patent.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.  Wit: William, DANIEL, JUN.,Joseph DANIEL.  Registered July 23, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 241]  Dec. 13, 1786 - I William DANIEL of Roanoke Island, Planter, for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Belchar DANIEL of Roanoke Island, Planter, for a parcel of land on Island of Roanoke various courses to Broad Creek various courses to the first station containing 116 acres, also one other tract being on the said Island beginning on the old South line of William DANIEL it being Belchar DANIEL’S corner, running down line William DANIELs line to Broad Creek along the Creek to David DANIEL’s line various courses to head of the Tar Branch from thence to the first station containing 134 acres. Witness: Will BLAIR, Joseph DANIEL; Registered July 23, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 241-242]  March 20, 1787 - I William GRIFFITH for and in consideration of the sum of £6 paid to me by Elias DAUGE for a parcel of land containing 5 acres. Beginning Peter FEREBEEs & Daniel LUFMON’s corner various courses to the first station containing Four (sic) acres. Witness: Rich. Dauge, Benjamin DAUGE ; Registered July 23, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 242]  March 16, 1785 - I Peter SIKES for and in consideration of the sum of £8 cash paid to me by Joshua GUARD for a certain quantity of land and marsh known by the name of Cowpen Rige, beginning at the horse waden place running across Cowpen Rige to Flat Rige then down Flat Rige to cross run then East to Henry SIKES line along SIKES line to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Walter SIKES, Thos. JONES; Registered July 24, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 243] Oct. 25, 1786 - I Edmund BEECHAM for and in consideration of the sum of £7 & 10 Shillings paid to me by Joshua GARD for a certain quantity of land beginning at the Run at Thomas JONES line running his line to Collinton Creek binding Collinton Creek to Rosessack Point then from Rosessack Point to the mouth of the Run binding the Run to the first station containing 75 acres. Witness: Thos. JONES, John BARCLIFT; Registered July 24, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 243-244] Oct. 24, 1786 - I Edmond BEECHAM for and in consideration of the sum of £8 & 10 Shillings paid to me by Thomas JONES for a certain quantity of land various courses to John BEACHAM Run Southwestly corse to Collenton Creek various courses to the first station containing 75 acres.  Witness: Joshua GARD, John BARCLIFT; Registered July 25, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 244] June 4, 1787 - Ebenezer TAYLOR to his son Thomas TAYLOR both of Currituck. Deed of gift of 46 acres being part of patent granted to Michal ONEEL bearing the date of November 11, 1719. Being the easternmost part of the said tract divided by a line between me and my brother, Ebenezer TAYLOR, with all and singular its appurtenances . . . [It's hard to tell whether this refers to his brother alone or that his brother was Ebenezer TAYLOR] /s/ Ebenezer (x) TAYLOR. Wit: Willis ETHERIDGE, Geo. FISHER (?). June Term, 1787. Registered July 24, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 244-245] Sept. 15, 1786 - I Jonathan WILLIAMSON for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by William GILDEN for a parcel of land containing 60 acres being near Moyock Creek, beginning Northerly in the line that divides WILLIAMSONs and Wm. WARDENs along said line to the Norwest River down River to Moyock Creek various courses to the first station. Witness: Rubin SLACK, Peter BALLENTINE; Registered July 24, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 245-246] May 30, 1787 - I Thomas DAVIS & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum of £112 & 10 shillings paid to me by John BATES for a certain piece of land beginning at Willis BALLANCEs N.West corner various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Willis BALLANCE, Saml. COOPER; Registered July 25, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 246-247] Sept. 30, 1786 - I Susannah LITCHFIELD doe this day assign over to John LITCHFIELD all my write Title and interest to the house land and Plantation whare on Peter LITCHFIELD formerly lived. John LITCHFIELD is to receive the whole of my write title etc, on  Jan. 1, 1787, for the sum of £100. Witness: Thos. POYNER, Wm. RUSSELL; Registered July 25, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 247] April 9, 1787 - I Dorcas COOK Widow of the County of Tyrrell, for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by John WILLIAMS Black Smith, & Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND Esq. for a parcel of land situate and being in County of Tyrrell on Alligator near William COWELLs it being the same land my deceased Father Benjamin COWELL gave to me in his Last Will and Testament containing 75 acres according to the courses mentioned in afsd. will. Witness: Willis ETHERIDGE, Culling COOK; Registered July 25, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 247] May 26, 1787 - I Henry PADRICK SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by John PADRICK for a certain parcel of land on Kitty Hawk Bay. Beginning on the Bay Side at the Grave Hill North East to the Sea Side Southerly along Sea Side then binding Henry PADRICK JUN. land various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Daniel HAMON, Henry PADRICK; Registered July 25, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 247-248] Jan. 20, 1787 - I Richard SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £69 paid to me by John GIBSON for a parcel of land on the Southernmost part of Rich. SANDERSON’s land. Beginning on the East Swamp a corner of  Benjamin POYNERs land and Rich. SANDERSONs then Westerly to the West Swamp to Nathan POYNERs line, Northerly binding on Nathan POYNERs land along to the edge of the Flat Swamp various courses to the first station containing 63 acres. Witness: Thomas HEATH, Thos. POYNER; Registered July 25, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 248-249] June 4, 1787 - William DUDLEY & his wife Mary for and in consideration of the sum of £4 paid to me by Jacob LITCHFIELD for a certain piece of land lying on Knots Island.beginning at a corner on LITCHFIELDs line running a straight corse with LITCHFIELDs former line to Eli SMITHs line along SMITHs line to the Sound, then along the meander of the Sound to Jacob LITCHFIELDs line containing one acre. Witness: John LITCHFIELD, Jacob LITCHFIELD; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 249] May 1, 1787 - Samuel SALYEAR & his wife Sarah for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Charles GRIGGS for a parcel of land near James PARKERs. Beginning James SPRYs corner Easterly course to the Sound various courses to the first station containing 60 acres. Witness: Benjamin POYNER, Thos. POYNER; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 249-250] April 6, 1787 - I Benjamin EVANS for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by John EVANS for a certain peace of land on Powels Point beginning at William GIBBONs deceased running with GIBBONs line to Joshua GIBBONs land to Rich. DOUGH land running with DOUGH line a division fence to the main road, running DOUGH land to Caleb CHAPLIN land running CHAPLIN line to JOHN EVANS and Henry EVANS division line running along the division line to the first station containing 70 acres. Witness: Wm. WROTEN, Wm. CARD; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 250] May 16, 1787 - Samuel COOPER & his wife UNIS for and in consideration of the sum of £12 paid to me by Joseph BALLENTINE for a certain parcel of land beginning on the North side of the Mill Pon various courses containing one acre. Witness: Jas. BRAY, Jas. PHILLIPS; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 251] April 25, 1787 - I Joseph STOW for and in consideration of the sum of £3 paid to me by William BALLANCE for a certain parcel of land situate on Hatteras Banks beginning at the beginning of a parcel of land that a Jury settled for William BALLANCE running with the line of said land to Francis JACKSON land with JACKSONs land to a peace of land that did belong to Daniel STOW with STOWs line to the Sound and with the Sound to the first station containing 6 acres. Witness: Charles BALLANCE, John BALLANCE; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 251-252] Feb. 1, 1787 - We Sampson ETHERIDGE SR. & Jesse PERRY  for and in consideration of the sum of £156 paid to us by Peter BAUM of Camden County for a certain parsel of land on Powels Point beginning at the mouth of a Branch on Albermarle Sound joyning Caleb ODOWDYs line various courses to the first station containing 156 acres. Witness: Spence HALL SEN,., S. HALL, JUNR.; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 252] Nov. 25, 1786 - I Rosamond PERKINS Executrix to the estate of Joshua PERKINS deceased on Cape Hatteras Banks for and in consideration of the sum of £9 paid to me by Capt. Isaac FARROW Planter for 50 acres lying & being near Cape Hatteras it being part of a Patent No. 312 that was granted to Henry BLACK on May 5, 1769. Witness: Joseph WILLIAMS, William MILLER; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 253] Jan. 8, 1787 - I Walter SIKES for and in consideration of the sum of £45 paid to me by Thomas BARROTT for part of a tract of land situate on the Sand Banks beginning at the head of Robinson’s Creek Easterly course binding Samuel WOODLEYs land to include the manner Plantation where Thomas HILL formerly lived containing 50 acres. Witness: Thos. JARVIS, Rich. BARROTT, John ADAMS; Registered July 28, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 253-254] May 11, 1785 - I John EVERTON for and in consideration of the sum of £85 paid to me by Daniel CONNANT and Henry LANCASTER Merchants of Pasquotank County, for a tract of land near the mouth of North River various courses to the first station containing 115 acres. It being Two tracts of land that John EVERTON bought of John LYNDSEY. Witness: Enoch RELFE; Registered July 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 254] March 5, 1787 - Lamuel EVERTON and his wife JULIAN for and in consideration of the sum of £50 & 10 shillings paid to me by Samuel SALYEAR JUN. for a parcel of land in Currituck known by the name of PARKERs Old Plantation being part of a Patent granted Azrikam PARKER bearing Date October 30, 1713. Beginning at Bank Head at James SPRYs corner various courses thence a Northerly course to Anna PARKERs corner various courses to the first station containing 30 acres. Witness: Nathan ONEAL, Thos. JARVES, Thos. WHITE; Registered July 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 255] April 30, 1787 - Charles GRIGGS & his wife SOPHIA for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Samuel SALYEAR  for a parcel of land situate on the Winmill Shore in Currituck. Beginning on the edge of the bank on the Sound side on James PARKERs line running his line various courses to Michel ONEELs corner various courses to the first station containing 80 acres. Witness: Benjamin POYNER, Thos. POYNER ; Registered July 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 255-256] June 5, 1787 - Jacob GREGORY &his wife Grace for and in consideration of the sum of £25 paid to me by Samuel SALYEAR JUN. for a parcel of land known the name of the Creek Pastor. Beginning at the mouth of PARKERs Creek various courses to SALYEARs line to PARKERs Creek various courses to the first station containing 30 acres. Witness: Thomas WHITE, Nathan ONEEL; Registered July 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 256] June 6, 1787 - Daniel McPHARSON & his wife Mary of the County of Norfolk Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £12 a tract if land by the name of Cowland on the North East side of the Great Swamp. Beginning in the line that divides the lands of Caleb POWERS, SEN. and McPHARSON  by the edge of said Cowland Swamp various courses to the first station containing 15 acres. Witness: Duke COX, James GLASGOW; Registered July 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 257] Feb 27, 1786 - I Daniel MIDYETT for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Robert MIDYETT for one certain tract of land lying on Chickcomackco beginning on Christopher MIDYETT line running  Southerly according to the cource of the Patent containing 50 acres. Witness: John FLOWER, Banister MIDYETT; Registered July 31, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 257] Dec. 6, 1785 - I George PUGH for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Anthony DUGLESS for 50 acres of land according to the cources of the Patent lying on Chicknicomack Banks the intent to conclude 50 acres of said Patent land to Anthony DOUGLESS. Witness: John FLOWER, Rich. MIDYETT; Registered July 31, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 258]  May 30, 1787 -  Daniel MIDYETT of Chickamacomico Banks sold to Rodger MEEKINS of Chickamacomico Banks, for £20, a tract of land containing 50 acres joining Christopher O'NEEL, SR., dec'd. patent and running an east course to the sea.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.  Wit: Anthony [x] DUGLASS and John FLOWER.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.  Registered: July 31, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 258]  February 27, 1786 -  Daniel MIDYETT of Chickamacomico sold to Christopher MIDYETT of Chickamacomico, for £20, a tract of land on Chickamacomico containing 50 acres beginning at the Sound side at the end of 252 acres of patent.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.  Wit: John FLOWER and Bannister MIDYETT.  Registered: July 31, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 259]  January 10, 1787 - Francis FARROW of Kinnekeet sold to Daniel MIDYETT of Chickamacomico, for £20, a tract of land containing 100 acres joining at the seaside on the west, George PUGHs north line, Thomas PAINs east line then to the sea.  /s/ Francis FARROW.  Wit: John FLOWER and Richd. MIDYETT.  Registered: July 31, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 259-260]  June 1, 1787 -  William PUGH of Chickamacomico sold to John MIDYETT, for £20, a tract on Chickamacomico containing 50 acres joining the northeast corner of John MIDYETT, SRs land and running east to the sea.  Wit: Jacob FARROW, John FLOWER.. /s/ William PUGH.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 260]  May 4, 1787 - I Robert WHEATLEY Planter & Grziah my wife for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Jonathan LUFMAN for a certain tract of land containing 110 acres part of which tract was conveyed by a Deed bearing Date September 5, 1756 from William BEACHAM & Jane his wife to John WHEATLEY. Beginning at the mouth of the Grat Gut above Rich. FANSHAWs running various courses running along the back line of 200 acres from which this was taken then along this line to Tulls Creek various courses to the first station containing 100 acres. The other part of the above tract was conveyed by Deed June 7, 1785 from Josiah FULFORD and Mary his wife to Robert WHEATLEY and bounded beginning on the East side of Samuel PHILLIPSs line the North side of Thos. WILLIAMS line the South side of Robert WHEATLEY’S line containing 10 acres. Witness: Asa LEE, Daniel LUFMAN; Registered August 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 261]  March 6, 1787 - Josiah ETHERIDGE & his wife Sarah for and in consideration of the sum of £150 & 8 shillings paid to me by John MERCER for a certain parcel of land included in VANDIMORs and James ETHERIDGE Patents formerly held by Thomas LURRY and James ETHERIDGE beginning near a marsh opposite BAXTERs old field various courses to the lane by the widow BELLs fence various courses to John COCKTONs old line along COCKTON line to Johnathan WARDs line along WARDs line to main road along road to first station containing 82 ½ acres. Witness: Will. MOUND, Armstead SOLES; Registered August 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 261-262]  March 10, 1787 - I Robert BARNARD for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by James DAUGE for Two negro girls named Sidney and Bets. Witness: Timothy ETHERIDGE, Peter DAUGE; Registered August 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 262]  May 18, 1787 - I Jonathan LUFMAN for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Daniel LUFMAN for a certain tract of land beginning in Peter FEREBEEs line various courses to the first station containing 5 acres. Witness: Asa LEE, John BADDELY?; Registered August 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 262-263]  June 2, 1783 - We Richard BARRET & his wife Elizabeth, Grace PARKER, James SPRY & Jemima his wife, Julian PARKER, Anne PARKER coheirs of Azrakam PARKER deceased for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to us by Samuel SALYEAR JUN. for a certain parcel of land situate on the WinMill Shore containing 80 acres. Beginning on the Sound side on James PARKERs line running various courses to the first station. Witness: Eustace OBRIN, Nathan ONEEL, A. SIMMONS, James OWENS; Registered August 21, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 263-264]  July 20, 1786 - I Anne Widow and Relict of Belcher NOYES Esquire, deceased, late of Boston in the County of Suffolk in the Commonwealth of Masachusets.  Nahtaniel NOYES and Belcher NOYES both of Boston, Gentlemen & heirs at Law of said Belcher NOYES for and in consideration of the sum of £150 paid to us by William DANIEL JUN. for One Half part of the Island commonly called Roanoke Island which descended by inheritance to Belcher NOYES deceased as heir to Oliver NOYES, Esquire, late of Boston, who died intestate, which was purchased by Oliver NOYES from Nathaniel OLIVER & Martha his wife whom the same was given and bequeathed in the Last Will of Nicholas PAGE who purchased from Joshua LAMB who held under a Deed of conveyance from Sir William BERKLEY bearing date April 17, 1676. The land before mentioned being the Southermost and bound to the Northward by Samuel JOHNSTON. Witness: Edm. QUINCY, Oliver WINDELL, Timothy SWAM; Registered September 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 265] June 28, 1787 - I George DOUGH for and in consideration of the good will and Effection which I have and do bear toward my loving Son Benjamin DOUGH and granted and by these presents do fully freely clearly and absolutely give and grant to Benjamin DOUGH of the County & State above mentioned 50 acres of land if the sd. Benjamin to be the longest liver to him his heirs and assigns forever this reserve made that if Benjamin DOUGH should die first the said land to return to his Father George DOUGH for his disposal to give or sell to who he pleases and likewise if the said Benjamin DOUGH is longest liver he nor his sucksessors is not to interrupt nor disturb his Father on the said lands indurein their lifetimes. Otherwise to be his buted and bounded as --- & being on the North side of Ronoak Island in sd. County, beginning at a stake in WHITEs line thence, along his line to Gibsons Creek then along sd. Creek --- and so to the first station. To have and to hold, the said land with all the rights only the above mentioned Title intrest claim and demand whatsoever or which one or either of my administrators or assigns may hereafter have of to or in the said Grantee premises thereof unto him my beloved Son Benjamin DOUGH to him his heirs or assigns forever.  /s/ George [x] DOUGH.  Witnesses: ______ DANIEL, Gideon DANIEL.  Currituck County September Term 1787 Present the Justices This Deed of Gift from George DOUGH to Benjamin DOUGH was proved in open court by the oath of  Gideon DANIEL due form of law ordered Registered.  Test. Wm. FEREBEE, CCC.  Registered October the 16th 1787.  Test. Willis ETHERIDGE, Pub. Register

[Deed Book 5, pg. 265-266] April 5, 1787 -  For and in consideration of the sum of £250 …….have granted sold convaid and confirmed unto afsd. William DANIEL, JUN. ……that tract or parcel of land lying and being on Ronock Island ……..at the south end of said Island at the mouth of a small sypress branch……..SW of Jacks Swamp……..containing 50 acres of land .  /s/ Joseph DANIEL.  Witnesses: William DANIEL, JUN.; Gideon DANIEL.  Registered October 16th 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 266-267] Aug. 17, 1787 - I William DUDLEY for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Bertholomew MORROY for a certain parcel of land containing 4 acres on Knots Island beginning at Eli SMITHs line down SMITHs line Easterly course to Jacob LITCHFIELD SEN. line down his line various course binding LITCHFIELDs line to the first station. Together with a priviledge of Rail timber and fire wood of William DUDLEYs wood land to support Bertholomew MORROYs above bound premises. Witness: Thos. DUDLEY, John WILLIAMS, Anna DUDLEY; Registered October 6, 1787

I William DUDLEY am holden and stand firmly bound with Bartholomew MORRY in full & just sum of £40 to be paid unto Bartholomew MORRY. The condition of this obligation is such that if the bounded William DUDLEY shall never mislist nor interrupt the said MORRY in a certain sale of land conveyed by DUDLEY to MORRY. Witness: Thos. DUDLEY, John WILLIAMS; Registered October 17, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 267] Oct. 13, 1786 - William BALLANCE to Thos. BALLANCE. Deed of gift to his son Thomas. Land situated on Hatteras Banks. Bounded by William AUSTIN and Joseph STOWE. . /s/ William BALLANCE. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON and Joseph STOWE. Proved in open court by oath of Josiah NICHOLSON, ESQ. September Term 1787. Registered October 17, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 268] Aug. 13, 1787 - I Thomas WARD of the County of Princess Anne Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of 30 shillings paid to me by Thomas DUDLEY for a certain parcel of land containing 25 acres lying on Deals Island beginning a Westerly corse to the water that parts ???? Deals Island various courses to the first station. Witness: Jon KILGORE, Joel MORSE, John SPANN; Registered October 18, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 269] Sarah, Allen, and Samuel SALYEAR and Thomas SIMMONS to James WHITE, all of Currituck, for £170, 85 acres of land in Currituck on Churches Island.  Bounded by Foster JARVIS and William JARVIS. /s/ Sarah (x) Allen, and Saml, SALYEAR Thos. SIMMONS. Wit: Hosea BALL and Thos. TAYLOR. September Term, 1787. Registered October 18, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 269] Feb. 17, 1787 - I James OVERTON of Camden County for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Malachi OVERTON for a certain tract of land adjoining the lands of Mathias ETHERIDGE & the land of Malachi OVERTON & Jeremiah SEXTONs containing 50 acres. Witness: Isles SIMMONS, Joseph FEREBEE, Thos. HAYMAN; Registered October 18, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 270] Aug. 27, 1787 - Caleb SIMMONS & his wife Mary for and in consideration of the sum of £10 & 10 shillings paid to me by Reuben MORSE for a certain parcel of land on Morse’s Point Neck adjoining the province line and a small part lying over line in Virginia. Beginning at corner of SIMMONSs & MORSE various courses to the first station, it adjoins the land of John WICKER said SIMMONS & MORSE containing 7 acres. Witness: John HILL, Sarah WICKER; Registered October 19, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 270] Nov. 6, 1784 - I Nathaniel HUTCHINS for and in consideration of the sum of £80 paid to me by Thomas HUTCHINS for a parsel of land beginning at a beach in SAWERs line Northly to James DAUGE corner along his line South SAWERs line to the first station. Witness: John HUTCHINS, Peter MORSSET; Registered October 19, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 271] Oct. 11, 1786 - I Abraham BAUM for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by John MANN for One half part of a parcel of land formerly the property of Peter & Maurice BAUM lying on No. River and the No. River Swamp the Northernmost part adjoining the lands of Joseph ENNALLS. Witness: Abel ASHBEE, Morris BAUM, Thos. JARVIS; Registered October 20, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 271-272] Aug. 11, 1787 - I Matthias TOWLER for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Thomas BEST for a parcel of land situated on the North Banks beginning at Dancing Ridge Pond side Easterly corse across to Kittehawk Ridge Southerly course along the said Ridge to John LUARKs line thence said line to Dancing Ridge Pond  up the pond to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Thos. JARVIS, John P. ADAMS;  Registered October 20, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 272] Aug. 11, 1787 - I Matthias TOWLER for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Thomas BEST for a parcel of land situated on the North Banks beginning at Swamp thence Easterly course Bull Ridge Marsh the Southerly course to Thomas BEACHAMs line along his line to Edmond BEACHAMs line along his line & road the wading place thence up Swamp to the first station containing 100 acres. Witness: Thomas JARVIS, John P. ADAMS; Registered October 20, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 272-273] Jan. 8, 1787 - I Thomas BARRETT for and in consideration of the sum of £45 paid to me by Walter SIKES for a tract of land beginning on the head of a small Creek or Gutt which divides Thos. JARVIS land & mine, Southerly course along JARVIS line thence Easterly course down to Currituck Sound, along the Sound to the first station. Witness: Thos. JARVIS, Rich. BARROTT, John P. ADAMS; Registered October 22, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 273] Aug. 11, 1787 - I Matthias TOWLER for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by John LUARK for a parcel of land situate on the North Banks beginning at a Sipress Swamp then up Swamp to Snake Run Easterly course across to Kittehawk Ridge along Kittehawk Ridge to my own line along my line a Westerly course to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Thos. JARVIS, John P. ADAMS; Registered October 23, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 273-274] July 23, 1787 - Samuel EADY and John TAYLOR to Joshua TAYLOR, all of Currituck. For yearly rent of 40 shillings to be paid every year during the natural life of the aforesaid Joshua TAYLOR and Joanna TAYLOR his wife. Land and plantation containing 50 acres. Bounded by Benjamin TAYLOR; Samuel EADY; Reuben BALL; /s/ Saml. EDY, Joshua (x) TAYLOR. Wit: Hosa (sic) BALL and Jonathan TAYLOR. September Term, 1787. Registered October 23, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 274-275] April 21, 1787 - I Benjamin POYNER for and in consideration of the sum of £112 paid by Lamuel POYNER for a parcel of land various courses to Benjamin POYNERs corner various courses to a line formerly called widow BERNARDs various courses to the first station containing 112 acres. Witness: Thos. POYNER, Benjamin POYNER; Registered October 26, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 275] Sept. 12, 1786 - Edward TAYLOR to Joseph TAYLOR and wife. Edward TAYLOR bound unto Joseph TAYLOR in the full and just sum of £100. Land. No neighbors named. Mentioned Joseph and his wife Mavill (?) TAYLOR. /s/ Edw. TAYLOR. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON and Jonathan TAYLOR. Proved in open court, September Term, 1787 by oath of Jonathan TAYLOR. Registered October 26, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 275] July 24, 1787 - I Permenus SMITH for and in consideration of the love and affection that I bear to my Cousin George BENNETT as well as the sum of £5 paid to me by George BENNETT for a parcel of land whereon Thomas BENNETT now lives path side that leads to RAWLINGS and North course to Joseph CARSEs then Easterly said line to WOODHOUSEs line Southerly with said line to Joseph ENNALLs line Southwesterly binding said line to first station containing 40 acres. Witness: Thomas WHITE, Joseph CORSE; Registered October 26, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 276]  Jan. 8, 1787 - Michel ONEEL to Sam SALYER, ESQ. Appoint my loving friend Samuel SALYER my true and lawful attorney . . recover and receive one certain negro woman Ione. /s/ Michel (m) ONEEL. Wit: Saml. TAYLOR and Nathan ONEEL. September Term 1787. Registered October 29, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 276] January 17, 1787.  Edmond BUKLEY of Currituck Co. sold to Josiah SIMPSON of Currituck County, for £24, a parcel of land lying on the North Banks on Citty Hawk in Currituck County beginning at the mouth of Mill Point Gut then westerly to Huskley? Ridge Gut on Cittyhawk Bay then northerly to the DUNSTON line then southerly to Mill Point Gut then down said Gut to the sound, containing 100 acres.  /s/ Edmond [x] BUKLEY.  Wit: George D. WEST; Edw'd [x] PARKER.  Registered: Oct. 29, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 277] Sept. 4, 1787 - I Zachariah MORSE for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Francis MORSE for a parcel of land beginning at Caleb MORSE line along his line various courses to the first station containing 6 acres. Witness: Jesse SIMMONS, William ETHERIDGE; Registered October 29, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 277] Sept. 6, 1787 - I Cornelius GREGORY for and in consideration of the sum of £80 paid to me by Jeremiah MERCER for a negroe woman called Keziah about 40 years of age. Witness: Caleb GREGORY; Registered October 29, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 277-278] July 1, 1785 - I Thomas HAYMAN am held & firmly bound unto John TOWNSEND in the sum £1000. The condition of the obligation is whereas Thomas HAYMAN hath with Edward DOUGHTY jointly entered a certain peace of Juniper Swamp between Caleb POWERS & Henry CULPEPPER and bounded on the line that divides Virginia & Carolina containing 863½ acres which they have not yet obtained a pattan. After Thomas HAYMAN obtains a pattant he will make & acknowledge a good & sufficient title unto John TOWNSEND one Quarter or an equal Forth part in Quantity & Equality of said swamp. Witness: Jos. MAY, Edward DOUGHTY, JUN.; Registered October 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 278] Aug. 26, 1787 - I Edmond BEACHAM for and in consideration of the sum of £5 for a parcel of land situate on the North Banks containing 50 acres beginning on the West side of the Beaver Dam. Witness: Joshua SIMSON, John DOUGH; Registered October 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 279] March 29, 1787 - I Willoughby ROBERTSON for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Asahel SIMMONS for 100 acres of Swamp land it being the West end of a patent granted to John ROBERTSON JUN. deceased various courses along patent line. Witness: Lamuel SIMMONS, Abner ROBINSON; Registered October 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 279-280] Sept. 6, 1787 - I John SIMMONS Sheriff in obedience of the Superior Court of Law & Equity district of Edenton which found the Executors of Samuel JARVIS deceased liable and convicted of relenting debt in the amount of £216, 16 shillings & 4 Pence in addition to the Cost & damages of £3 & 10 shillings which the Executors Josiah COLLINS & James IREDELL of Robert SMITH deceased, recovered against them. By order of Writ I did enter and take in my possession a tract of land beginning in the middle of the marsh at head of Kitty Hawk Bay Westerly the mouth of the main gut by side of land of Edmund BEACHUM various courses to James GAMEWELLs preacher? Deceased containing 100 acres. On April 9, 1786 at Public Vendue where Samuel SALYEAR JUN. did appear & bid the sum of 50 shillings for said land and was highest bidder by virtue of Writ I conveyed to Samuel SALYEAR JUN. who conveyed the land to Jesse PATERIDGE. Witness: Thos. HEATH, J. NORTHEN; Registered October 30, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 280] Dec. 31, 1786 - I John LEE of the County of Craven for and in consideration of the sum of £33, 6 shillings & 8 pence paid to me by James DAUGE for a certain negro man called Isaac aged 35. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, Sarah CARY; Registered October 31, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 280-281] Aug. 2, 1787 - I Joseph FEREBEE for and in consideration of the Rents and agreements hereafter Reserved and contained hath let to Henry KENNEDY 100 acres of land called Georges Island and 50 acres called the Old Plantation and one half the fruit of the orchard. To have and to hold the said 100  acres called Georges Island for the full term of 7 years from the First day of January next ensuing & the 50 acres called the Old Plantation for the full term & time of 4 years from First day of January next ensuing. Henry KENNEDY will pay one year of corn yearly & clear 4000 cornhills all of which is to be delivered to FEREBEE at the expiration of the time above mentioned, and the fence round the cleard ground & orchard, to pay the Tax of the land yearly & to cut no timber only for immediate use of the plantation rails, fire wood etc.  Witness: Hillary SIMMONS; Registered November 1, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 281] April 12, 1786 - Robert THOMPSON to Thomas SIMMONS - Robert of Currituck and Thomas of Perquimans. £20 for land on Churches Island being part of a patent granted to Foster JARVIS bearing the date of November 2, 1726. Bounded by Foster JARVIS, John JARVIS. /s/ Robert (x) THOMSON. Wit: John JARVIS, John (x) MACKONEY and Thos. ALLEN. September Term 1787. Registered November 2, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 282] Oct. 18, 1782 - I George POWERS Sheriff in obedience of a Writ issued out of the County Court of Please & Quarter Session that out of the goods, chattels and lands late of Thomas MacKNIGHT to cause the sum of £110 which John HUMPHRIES recovered against the said MacKNIGHT. By virtue of Writ I took into possession a certain tract of land beginning at a pile of stones near Indiantown Bridge on the side of North River various courses to William FEREBEEs corner various courses binding FEREBEE land to Malachi WILSONs line his line to Sam’s Run down the Run to Thomas SAWYERs line down his line to North River Swamp running up the River to the first station containing 250 acres. At public Vendue held October 18, 1782 John HUMPHRIES did appear and bid £450 and was the highest bid, by virtue and in obedience of writ I conveyed said land unto John HUMPHRIES. Witness: Joseph FEREBEE, S. FEREBEE; Registered November 2, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 283] March 18, 1786 - I Thomas SIMMONS have constituted made & appoint my trusty and loving friend Samuel SALYEAR my true & lawfull attorney for me & in my name and stead to take all lawfull ways and means in my name for the recovery thereof. Witness: A. SIMMONS; Registered November 2, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 283-284] March 15, 1786 - I Ann STANDIN of the County of Perquimons  one of the Coheirs of Thomas JARVIS Son & heir at law of Foster JARVIS late of Currituck County Deceased, for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Thomas SIMMONS of the County of Perquimons all my right and title that I now have or to my equal share of a certain piece of land and marsh called by name of Churches Island beginning near Foster JARVIS plantation bounded and running South West to Cowinjock Bay running Southerly to the Swamp and the course of the Swamp and Island to the first station containing 721 acres, reference being had to the patent bearing ate November 2, 1726.  Witness: Thos. TAYLOR, Thos. JARVIS, Rich. ALLEN; Registered November 3, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 284-285] April 12, 1786 - I John JARVIS for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Thomas SIMMONS of the County of Perquimons for a parcel of land lying on Churches Island being part of a patten granted to Foster JARVIS bearing date November 26, 1726. Beginning at a marsh on the bank head being Joseph GRAYs corner running a Southwest to Cowinjock Bay thence Southerly course along the Bay to Robert THOMPSONs line down his line various courses to the first station containing 400 acres. Witness: Thos. Allen, John MacHORNEY; Registered November 5, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 285] Oct. 5, 1785 - Sarah ALLEN to Thomas SIMMONS, both of Currituck, for £60, 721 acres of land on Churches Island - Patent bearing the date of November 2, 1726. /s/ Sary (x) ALLEN. Wit: Thos. TAYLOR and Samuel ONEEL. Proved in September Term 1787 Open Court by the oath of Thomas TAYLOR. Registered: November 5, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 285-286] March 15, 1786 - I Sarah ALLEN for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Thomas SIMMONS of the County of Perquimons all the right, title Interest or claim or to my equal share of a certain tract of land beginning at Thomas TAYLORs line on the sound side thence a Southerly course binging on Sound to Joseph GRAYs line various courses to Thomas TAYLORs line various courses to the first station containing 340 acres.  Witness: Thos. TAYLOR, Thos. JARVIS, rich. ALLEN; Registered November 5, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 286-287] March 30, 1787 - Henry CREED and his wife Dinah for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by James HUGHS for a certain peace of land containing 22 acres. Beginning to the North by Solo. FLORAH’s land Westerly by Rich. CAMPBELLs line to the West by CAMPBELLs line to FLORAHs line to conclude 22 acres. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS, Jas. BRAY; Registered November 6, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 287] Nov. 1, 1786 - I John BAKER for and in consideration of the sum of £45 paid to me by Alexander WHITEHALL for a certain parcel of land adjoining the land of Ezekiel ROWLINGS S.W. by W to the back line of WHITEHALLs survey various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Ezekiel ROWLINGS, Lemuel RUSSELL; Registered November 6, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 287-288] June 14, 1787 - Thomas HAYMAN & his wife Ezebel for and in consideration of the sum of £174 paid to me by Edward DOUGHTY JUN. for a certain tract of land of Juniper Swamp joining the line that divides the State of North Carolina from Virginia, being the Swamp that HAYMAN & DOUGHTY entered and surveyed in joint company various courses to the first station, the whole survey contains 8631/2 acres out of which Thomas HAYMAN doth grant and sell to Edward DOUGHTY JUN. 116 acres. Witness: Duke COX, Jos. HAYMAN, Jacob DOUGHTY; Registered December 8, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 288-289] Sept. 5, 1786 - George BARNS & his wife Lovey for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Asahel SIMMONS for all that tract of land on Coinjock Bay various courses to the first station containing 125 acres. It being part of a patent granted to John PELL bearing date February 21, 1696. Witness: Caleb SIMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS;  Registered February 19, 1787 (Note: Lovey BARNS was privately examined in Chowan County though at the time of sale she and her husband were from Currituck County)

[Deed Book 5, pg. 289] Sept. 5, 1786 - George BARNS & his wife Lovey for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Asahel SIMMONS for a tract of land that Thomas SIMMONS gave to his Son Samuel SIMMONS. Beginning at Samson SIMMONS corner line then West to Ebenezer TAYLORs line with his line to ONEELs line N.W. to SAMSON SIMMONS line various courses to the first station containing 48 acres. It being the Westmost part of a patent granted to John PELL bearing date February 21, 1696. Witness: Caleb SIMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered February 29, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 290-291] Nov. 24, 1787 - I James SIMPSON SEN. Planter, of the County of Craven, for the natural love and affection which I owe and bear unto my Son James SIMPSON JUN. hath granted unto him the one half of my Plantation with an equal right to all marsh belonging to the said Plantation containing 621/2 acres situated on Knots Island on a place know by Bullocks Neck various courses to the South side of John SIMPSON land in the Neck, down the Creek running along the creek about half way to Malachi DUDLEYs line various courses to the first station. Witness: John WILLIAMS, Malachi DUDLEY, Thos. WILLIAMS; Registered January 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 291] Nov. 20, 1787 - I James SIMPSON SEN. Planter, of the County of Craven, for and in consideration of the sum of £66, 13 shillings & 4 Pence paid to me by Thomas WILLIAMS for a certain parcel of land and marsh on Knots Island a place known by Bullocks Neck. Various courses then down Malachi DUDLEYs line to the line of John SIMPSON Plantation that lies on the West side of afs. Land & marsh, Northerly course to the Creek till it meets James SIMPSON JUN. line various courses to the first station containing 62 1/2 acres. Witness: John WILLIAMS, James SIMPSON, JUN, Malachi DUDLEY; Registered January 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 291-292] Nov. 1, 1787 - I Henry PERKINS of the County of Halifax for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Jacob PERKINS for a certain track of land the Cypress Run on the South, East course Henry PERKINS an Peter DAUGE his line running to a corner between Henry PERKINS and Gideon WHITEHURST, North white oak in Henry PERKINS and Solomon PERKINS line various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Thomas PERKINS, Isles COOPER;  Registered January 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 292] March 3, 1787 - I John KINNUN & his wife Coatney of Princess Anne Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £52 & 10 shillings paid to me by Jonathan CAPPS for a tract of land joining Tulls Creek containing 35 acres. Joining the remaining part of the KINNUNs land beginning at a small gut on the North of the house thence running on the Creek to the South of said house various courses to the first station. Witness: Willis MORRIS, Wm. WHITEHEAD, Cader MORRIS, John MORSE; Registered January 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 293] Oct. 22, 1787 - I William DANIEL for and in consideration of the sum of £26 paid to me by Solomon ASHBEE for one certain Plantation or parsel of land lying on Ronoak Island beginning at Samuel MIDYETT SEN. North line at Croeton Sound joining an running the corse of said line to Broad Creek then North by various courses to Jacob BEASLEYs line thence South Westerly running corse of BEASLEY line various courses of BEASLEYs line thence North Westely joining & running said BEASLEYs line to Solmon ASHBEE’S South line then Westerly to Croetan Sound from thence by various courses of Sound to the first station containing 100 acres. Witness: Suthe SAVAGE, Thos. MIDYETT, Stephen FLETCHER; Registered January 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 293] Dec. 3, 1787 - I Dorestus WILLIAMS for and in consideration of the sum of £2 paid to me by Jesse SIMMONS for one certain piece of land beginning at the foot of Tulls Creek Bridge & running along the road to the first arch and then along the water to the first station containing 1 acre of marsh. Witness: Hilary SIMMONS, John WILLIAMS; Registered January 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 294] Dec. 25, 1786 - I Lemuel SIMMONS for and in consideration of the sum of £39 paid to me by John SIMMONS for a certain piece of land adjoining the land of Joseph EVANS to a branch issuing out of North River Swamp running Easterly course to Peter GORDENs line Southerly to Joseph EVANS line then Westerly binding EVANS line to the Swamp binding the Swamp to the first station containing 63 acres. Witness: Thos. JARVIS, John LINDSEY; Registered January 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 294] March 15, 1787 - Joshua SIMPSON & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by John GIBBONS for a certain track of land that belonged to William GIBBONS Deceased the Plantation where William GIBBONS youst to live adjoining Peter PADRICK, JUN.,  John MaCOY and Joshua GIBBPNS Deceased and Stephen GIBBONS running with Stephen GIBBONS line to the corner then to Peter PADRICK line to the first station containing 662/3 acres.  Witness: Wm. WROTEN, Stephen GIBBONS; Registered January 17, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 295] June 9, 1787 - John JARVIS to Thos. TAYLOR for £28 & 4 shillings, one bay horse, 2 feather beds and furniture, 3 cows and yearlings, one small stear on hand; 6 heads of sheep.  /s/ John JARVIS. Wit: James WHITE and Saml. SALYEAR, SEN. December Term, 1787. Registered January 18, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 295] 1787 - John DAUGE and Sarah of Camden County to Willoughby WHITE of Currituck for £100 in silver and gold, 150 acres in Currituck on Jones Island formerly the property of Hugh RIDY (?), deceased. Bounded by JONES' Corner. /s/ John DAUGE and Sarah DAUGE. Wit: James WHITE and Thos. TAYLOR. December Term 1787. Examined by Josiah NICHOLSON, ESQ. Registered January 18, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 296]  Nov. 26, 1787 - Benjamin LINDSEY of Currituck County [wife Elizabeth is mentioned later in the deed] "for divers good causes and valuable considerations me hear unto moving, have given and granted & by there presents do give & confirm unto my son William LINDSEY of the same place, the house, land & plantation where on I, the said Benjamin now lives".  Beginning at the Silver ___? on No. River and binding on David LINDSEY's south line.  /s/ Benj'n. LINDSEY.  Wit: Wm CHANDLER; Wm. RUSSELL; Lindsay CHANDLER.  Registered: Jan. 18, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 296-297]  November 27, 1787 - Samuel ONEEL of Currituck County sold to Edward WALKER of Currituck County, for £25, a tract of land containing 15 acres "for and during the natural life of Mary WALKER, wife of said Edward WALKER".  /s/ Samuel ONEEL.  Wit: Bridgett [x] GRAY.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 297]  Nov. 4, 1787 - James GLASGOW & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by James NICKOLS for one certain parcel of land various courses to Frakey NICKOLS line various courses to first station containing 50 acres. Witness: S. FEREBEE, Thos. COX; Registered January 21, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 298]  March 1, 1797 - John MERCER & his wife Sarah for and in consideration of the sum of £135 in the way of Gold & Silver paid to me by John SIMMONS JUN. for one certain peace of land being the land whereon MERCER now lives various courses to SHERGOLDs land various courses to the land that John SIMMONS now lives along his line to the line that parts the afsd. Land & the land of THOMSONs where Godfrey WHITEHURST now lives along THOMSONs line to the Sound side along the Sound side to the first station containing 44 acres. Witness: Will. MOUND, Armistead SOLES; Registered January 21, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 298-299]  Dec. 4, 1787 -  I John SIMMONS Sheriff by command issued by the Superior Court of Law & Equity at Edenton I have taken into possession a certain Island called Burrouses belonging to Samuel JARVIS Deceased and to cause the sum of £216, 16 Shillings & 4 Pence which was recovered by Josiah COLLINGS & James IREDALE Executors of Robert SMITH Deceased. The said Island called Burrouses beginning at various courses of a Creek then to Loan Oak Island various courses to Beasley’s Bay various courses along Creek to first station containing 144 acres. On April 29, 1786 at publick vendue then and there appeared Maj. Thomas POYNER who bid the sum of £1 & 2 shillings and was the highest bid, in obedience of Writ I conveyed and granted unto Maj. Thomas POYNER the said Island called Burrouses. Witness: Thomas HEATH, Joseph GRAY; Registered January 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 299-300]  Nov. 28, 1787 - Daniel LEE & his wife Nancy for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Thomas LEE for one certain parcel of land beginning at a Beach standing in a line that parts afsd. Land and William LEE JUN. orphans land running Each way to take all to the orphan land and to include all his right of 40 acres of land that was given to Daniel LEE & Thomas LEE by their Father to contain 20 acres. Witness: John SIMMONS, Jean SIMMONS; Registered January 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 300] Dec. 3, 1787 - John PERKINS and Suffiah his wife to Humphrey POYNER, both of Currituck for £16 & 16 shillings. Bounded by POYNER's line and PERKINS Patent. /s/ John PERKINS and Affiah PERKINS. Wit: James ETHERIDGE and William TAYLOR. December Term 1787. Registered January 22, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 301] Jan. 21, 1786 - I Mathias TOLER for and in consideration of £47 & 10 shillings paid to me by Henry EVANS Son of Ezekiel EVANS for one certain parcel of land on Powells Point various courses to WALKERs land various courses to the first station. Witness: Samuel WALKER, Nathan HALL, John EYDLETT; Registered January 23, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 301-302] Dec. 6, 1787 - I Isles SIMMONS for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by Alexander LINDSEY for a certain tract of land beginning near the Sound bounded as follows: to the North MATHIAS line; Wm. MOUND to the West; to the South Willo. WHITEs line; to the East Currituck Sound containing 100 acres. Witness: Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered January 24, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 302] Dec. 1, 1787 - We William NAVILL of Camden County and William FEREBEE for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to us by Alexander LINDSEY for a certain messuage of Lurry’s Old Plantation beginning at Sam’s Run Eastwardly across the Ridge along Griffith DAUGEs line to the Swamp side East binding on DAUGESs line Southwesterly course binding on Wm. NAVILL & Wm. FEREBEE’S line to Sam’s Run Northerly binding on Sam’s Run to the first station containing 200 acres. Witness: John PERKINS, Joseph BAXTER; Registered January 24, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 303] Nov. 9, 1787 - I Thomas TEMPLETON of Westmorland County Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of £25 paid to me by Willoughby DAUGE for a certain tract of land beginning at a corner of Margaret HEATHs Thomas FANSHAWs & Daniel PHILLIPSs then along PHILLIPs line to Amos ETHERIDGEs line along ETHERIDGE line to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: John WILLIAMS, Anna WILLIAMS, Samuel TEMPLETON; Registered January 24, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 303-304] May 18, 1787 - I Hollowell WILLIAMS for and in consideration of the sum of £80 paid to me by William FEREBEE for one negro boy called Matthias aged 14 years last December. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS; Registered January 25, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 304] Dec. 6, 1787 - Alexander LINDSEY & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Isles SIMMONS for a certain tract of land known by the name of Lurry’s Old Plantation beginning at Sam’s Run Eastwardly across the Ridge along Griffith DAUGEs line then East binding on DAUGEs line to a corner then Southwesterly course binding on Wm. NEAVILL & Wm. FEREBEEs line to Sam’s Run Northerly binding on Sam’s Run to the first station containing 200 acres. Witness: Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered January 25, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 304-305] Nov. 5, 1787 - No. 99 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of £10 for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Griffith GREGORY SENIOR a tract of land containing 19 acres near the head of North River beginning at Luke LAMBs and Christopher HURCHINGS corner various courses to Griffith GREGORYs field various courses to the first station. Yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly, provided Griffith GREGORY SENIOR Registered in Registers Office within 12 Months from date hereof. Signed Richard CASWELL, ESQ., Governor. This fore going Patent is Registered January 29, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 305-306] Nov. 28, 1787 - No. 92 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of £10 for every 100 acres of land hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Jesse SANDERSON have given and granted a tract of land containing 489 acres situate near Currituck Narrows beginning at Dowdy’s Creek thence by a line of old marked trees that divides DOWDY and SANDERSON then South to an old corner pine in SANDERSONs New Patent various courses to a dividing line Jesse SANDERSONs Father made between Jesse and his Grandson Thomas SANDERSON various courses to Dowdy’s Creek then along said Creek various courses to the first station. Yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly and provided that Jssr SANDERSON shall cause this Grant to be  Registered with the Registers Office within 12 months from date hereof.  Signed Richard CASWELL, Esq., Governor.  The fore going Patent came to my hand this 21 Day of March 1788 and is registered the 22nd

[Deed Book 5, pg. 306] Nov. 28, 1787 - No. 90 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of £10 for every 100 acres of land hereby granted, paid into our Treasury by Jesse SANDERSON have granted to him a tract of land containing 143 acres for a marsh situated near the Narrows known by the name of Grandy’s Island. Beginning at the swimming place where the cattle swim from the main to said Island running with Dowdy’s Creek various courses to the first station. Yielding and paying us such sums yearly, provided Jesse SANDERSON shall cause this Grant to be Registered at Registers Office within 12 Months from the Date hereof.  Signed Richard CASWELL, Esq., Governor. This afore going Patent come to my hand the 21st day of March 1788 & is registered the 22nd instant.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 306-307] Feb. 5, 1788 - I Alexander Leg. WHITEHALL for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Ann SANDERSON for a certain parcel of land between the land whereon Ann SANDERSON now lives and the land whereon Moses MILLEs now lives. Beginning various courses to Gamiel WRIGHTs corner various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Thos. POYNER, Ezekiel RAWLLINGS; Registered April 11, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 307] Sept. 1, 1787 - I John Padrick ADAMS for and in consideration of the sum of 40 shillings paid to me by Thomas JARVIS for a parcel of land on Powels Point beginning at Joseph EVANS line to the Westerd of the main road then Southerdly and a Westerdly course along JARVIS line various courses to the first station containing 2 acres. Witness: Thomas SANDERSON, Wm. RUSSELL; Registered April 11, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 307] Dec. 19, 1787 - I James TOWLER for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Thomas JARVIS for one negro woman named Sue. Witness: Wm. RUSSELL; Registered April 11, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 308] March 6, 1788 - I James PHILLIPS for and in consideration of the sum of £73 paid to me by James BRAY for a negro woman called Cater & child called Dager which formerly belong Francis WILLIAMSON deceased. Witness: Will. MAUND, John COCKTON; Registered April 11, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 308] Feb. 27, 1788 - I Reuben BALL for and in consideration of the sum of £41, 13 shillings & 4 Pence paid to me by Hosea BALL for a certain parcel of land situated between North River and the East Swamp. Beginning at the East Swamp thence a Westerly course binding on Joshua BALLs South line to the West line of Third part of a tract of land purchased by Reuben BALL of Josiah NICHOLSON various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Nathan POYNER, Mary POYNER; Registered April 11, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 309] Feb. 26, 1788 -  I Reuben BALL for and in consideration of the sum of £41, 13 shillings & 4 Pence paid to me by Joshua BALL for a certain piece of land situate lying between North River and East Swamp bounded beginning at the East Swamp thence a Westerly course binding on Samuel EADYs South line to the West line of Doctor NICHOLSONs patent thence a Southerly course with said Patent so far as will contain One Third part of a tract of land purchased by Reuben BALL of Josiah NICHOLSON various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Nathan POYNER, Mary POYNER; Registered April 12, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 309]  July 3, 1787 - Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR,SEN., both of Currituck for £20, for 50 acres adjoining Benjamin TAYLOR's line in the aforesaid Edward TAYLOR's new patent the plantation whereon Joshua TAYLOR now lives. Bordered by Thos. POYNER, Jonathan TAYLORs line, and Edward TAYLORs old patent. /s/ Edwd. TAYLOR, Benj. TAYLOR. Wit: Hosea BALL. March Term, 1788. Registered April 12, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 310-311]  May 26, 1785 - I Thomas JARVIS Sheriff have been commanded by the Court of Pleas & Quarter Session to cause out of the goods, chattles & lands of Samuel JARVIS late deceased and cause the sum of £58, 19 shillings & 5 Pence which Josiah NICHOLSON recovered against the executors of Samuel JARVIS deceased. In obedience of Writ I took into possession a certain tract of land lying on Currituck Sound and bounded beginning  on a branch on the River side binding on John WOODHOUSE line various courses to a Northwardly course to Jesse SANDERSONs line various courses to the first station. Also a tract of land & Swamp sold on the same accompt & time that Samuel JARVIS bought of Lewis WILLIAMS beginning at Samuel JARVIS corner upon his old line various courses to Doctor NICHOLSONs old patent thence various courses to the first station the Two tracts containing 170 acres of land and Swamp. At public vendue 1785 (Note: no month or day given) when and where John HUMPHRIES did appear and bid £130 and was the highest bidder. By virtue of Writ I Thomas JARVIS Sheriff have granted and conveyed said land unto John HUMPHRIES. Witness: Susanna Robertson, Mary Poyner; Registered April 12, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 311] Apr. 29, 1787 - William RUSSELL sold to Peggy PADRICK for £3,  two Red Cows with White Faces ear marked cross & half of each ear.  /s/ William RUSSELL.  Wit: Peter PADRICK, Jno. CHANDLER.  Reg. Apr. 14, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 311] Jan. 18, 1788 - I William CHANDLER for and in consideration of the sum of £328 & 16 shillings paid to me by Joice SHANNON for one negro fellow known by name of Gim Two Beads the furniture and one bead stead, one table one case of bottles one larg pewter bason three stone geiggs one old chest one white fase stear by name of Benton fore head of old hogs eight shots and seven pigs one barrel of pork five hundred weight of dryed meat fifty weight of hogs fatt one broad ax one club ax one pare of iron wedges and all my chest of working tools. Witness: Thos. LINDSEY, Susannah LINDSEY; Registered April 14, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 312] Sept. 18, 1787 - Stephen GIBBONS sold  to Benjamin SIKES for £20 land by Albemarle Sound near Powels Point. 50 acres. /s/ Stephen GIBBONS. Elizabeth (x - her mark) GIBBONS. Wit: Thos. JARVIS and Josiah WHITEHURST. March Term 1788 Registered April 14, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 312-313] Dec. 19, 1787 - I Willoughby ROBERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Willoughby WHITE for a certain parcel of land bounded as follows 10 acres of sd. Land is part of 50 acres which John ROBERSON SEN. bought of Francis BROWN and where the afsd, Willoughby ROBERSONs Mother now lives the other parcel of land is 99 acres it being part of a Patent granted to John ROBERSON JUN. deceased, both parcels of land containing 109 acres. Witness: John HUMPHRIES, Joseph FEREBEE, Griffith DAUGE, Isles SIMMONS; Registered April 14, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 313-314] Dec 19, 1787 - Thomas ROBERTSON & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum £12 paid by Willoughby WHITE for a certain parcel of land it being 50 acres of land which John ROBERSON SEN. bought of Francis BROWN deceased and John ROBERSON, JUN. deceased gave to the said Thomas ROBERTSON & Mary ROBERTSON deceased containing 20 acres of land according to the Deed of Gift. Witness: Polah WHITE; Registered April 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 314] Jan.1788 - I James PUGH for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Jesse PERRY for a tract of land being on Albemarle Sound in Currituck County. Beginning at the mouth of a branch joining Caleb ODOWDAY various courses to the first station containing 150 acres. Witness: Jacob CURLING, Morty CURLING; Registered April 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 314-315] Dec. 3, 1787 - I John LEE for and in consideration of the sum of £70 paid to me by Jesse SIMMONS for a certain piece of land containing 50 acres beginning at a corner that parts James POYNER orphan and Letisha BELL binding on BELLs line to John MERCERs line then along MERCERs line to Henry CREEDSs line along his line to John PERKINS line thence to first station. Witness: John COCKTON, James FEREBEE; Registered April 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 315] May 10, 1787 - I Willis OVERTON for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Thomas JARVIS for a certain peace of land adjoining the land of Henry GIPSON beginning running a Westerly course with GIPSONs line to John SANDERSON line then running a Northerly course by SANDERSONs line to Alex. L. WHITEHALL line then running various courses to the first station containing 40 acres. Witness: Hadley WOODHOUSE, Julan SANDERSON; Registered April 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 315-316] Dec. 7, 1787 - I James PHILLIPS Sheriff having been commanded by the Court of Please & Quarter Session which Thomas CURLING recovered against Moses Brown. By virtue of Writ I entered and took into possession a tract of land beginning at the sound side Westerly course to Henry MASON orphan of Salley MASON to James WILLIAMS corner along WILLIAMS line to the line of John CALLIS deceased along CALLIS line Easterly course to the Sound various courses of the Sound to the first station containing 60 acres. On November 4, 1786 after public notice did expose the land for sale then and there Thomas CURLING did appear and bid the sum of £135 and was the highest bidder. In obedience of said Writ I James PHILLIPS Sheriff have granted unto Thomas CURLING said land. Witness: Saml. SALYEAR, Willis ETHERIDGE; Registered April 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 316-317] Dec. 27, 1787 - I Caleb MARCHANT of Terel County for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by James CHITTOM for a certain tract of land lying on the East Ridge by estimation 50 acres beginning at Salley BAXTERs corner thence Salley BAXTERs line to Solomon COWELLs corner and William PERKINS thence Solomon COWELLs line to a pine in COWELLs line Northerly course to Jollif HOLSTEADs line and William PERKINS thence Jolliff HOLSTEADs line and Salley BAXTERs to the first station so far as to contain 50 acres. Witness: John GRAY, William PERKINS; Registered April 17, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 317] Oct. 2, 1787 - Samuel SALYEAR JUN sold to Thomas JARVIS, ship carpenter, all of Currituck, for £6 & 10 shillings. Land lying on the windmill shore. Bounded by Capt. Thomas TAYLOR and Joseph GRAY. /s/ Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. Wit: William SNEDON(?) and Henry TAYLOR. March Term, 1788. Registered April 7, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 317] March 1, 1788 - I Daniel PARR for and in consideration of the good will and affection which I bare to James HUTCHINS as also the sum of £5 for a certain parcel of land beginning at Mrs. DAUGEs corner Northerly to a holley in James DAUGEs line Easterly to Jacob PERKINS line Southerly to Mrs. DAUGEs & James DAUGEs corner thence Westerly along Mrs. DAUGEs line to the first station containing 15 acres. Witness: Wm. C. PROUTT, Wm. FEREBEE; Registered April 17, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 318] no date - Mary WILLIAMS the Daughter of John WILLIAMS & Abiah his Wife was born the 15 Day of May 1787. Test. Willis ETHERIDGE, Pub. Register; Registered April 17, 1788 [A birth recorded in a deed book!]

[Deed Book 5, pg. 318-319] Nov. 28, 1787 - No. 91 -Know ye, that we for and in consideration of the sum of £10 for every 100 acres of land hereby granted paid into our Treasury by William FEREBEE & William NEAVILL have granted a tract of land containing 750 acres lying near North River beginning near the East corner of William FEREBEE, SEN. Patent Southeast near Joel POYNERs line various courses to the West corner of William FEREBEE SEN. Patent various courses to the first station. Yielding and paying unto us year and providing William FEREBEE & William NEAVILL shall cause this Grant to be registered in Registers Office within 12 Months of date hereof. Signed R [Richard]. CASWELL The afore going Patent is Registered May the 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 319] Nov. 5, 1787 - No. 94 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of £10 for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Willoughby WHITE have Granted a tract of land containing 470 acres Swamp land joining the Swamp road that leads from the Courthouse to Indian Town. Beginning at Evan MILLERs Northwest corner running his back line various courses to ROBINSONs corner various courses to ROBINSONs other corner various courses to Thos. YOUNGHUSBANDs corner various courses to Thomas MERCERs line various courses to the beginning. Yielding and paying to us yearly provided Willoughby WHITE cause this Grant to be Registered in the Registers Office within 12 months of date hereof.  Signed R. [Richard] CASWELL.  The afore going Patent is Registered May 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 319-320] Dec. 12, 1787 - Peter DAUGE &his wife Chloe for and in consideration of the sum of £90 paid to me by John SLAUGHTER for a certain parcel of land beginning on the edge of the Greate Swamp in Thos. YOUNGHUSBANDs path various courses to Phillip NORTHERNs line thence Southwest along NORTHERNs, FEREBEEs & WHITEHURSTs a corner gum standing in WALKERs line thence along John THOMSONs line various courses to the first station containing 60 acres. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, James DAUGE; Registered May 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 320-321] Nov. 15, 1787 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of £1225 to be paid into our Treasury by Griffith DAUGE, have granted a tract of land containing 129 ¾ acres beginning at Nancy DAUGEs line running East to James FEREBEEs corner various courses to GOODMANs corner various courses to Silas BRIGHTs line along his line to Silas BRIGHTs other corner then to Nancy DAUGEs line then to the first station which said tract of land was confiscated property as the estate of John BENNETT to Griffith DAUGE on July 4, 1786. Yielding and paying to us yearly provided that Griffith DAUGE cause this Grant to be Registered at Registers Office within One Year from the date hereof.  Signed R. [Richard] CASWELL. The fore going Patent is Registered June 6, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 321] Jan. 12, 1787 - Josiah NICHOLSON to Griffith NICHOLSON. Deed of gift to son Griffith NICHOLSON. Both of Currituck. Land containing 100 acres beginning at a stake on the edge of the water on the west side of Cowinjock by where Samuel JARVIS patent begins. /s/ Josiah NICHOLSON. Wit: Culling COOK. Registered July 12, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 321] Oct. 11, 1786 - No. 87 - Know ye that for and in consideration of the sum of £10 for every 100 acres thereof granted paid into our Treasury by Samuel FEREBEE have granted a tract of land containing 250 acres Swamp land near the Great Swamp Bridge. Beginning Francis WILLIAMSONs old patent line various courses along WILLIAMSONs line to James RYANs corner to William FEREBEEs patent line then binding FEREBEEs line to Jeremiah MERCERs line binding MERCERs line various courses to the Indian line various courses to the first station. Yielding and paying to us yearly provided that Samuel FEREBEE shall cause said Grant to be Registered at Registers office within 12 Months of date hereof.  Signed R. [Richard] CASWELL. This foregoing Patent come to my hand at June Court 1788 and is Registered June 6, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 322]  Dec. 8, 1787 - I Jacob WILLIAMS for and in consideration of the sum of £4 paid to me by Ely SMITH for a certain parcel of marsh known by the name of Deep Hole Island being part of the patent granted unto Thomas DUDLEY containing 15 acres. Witness: John SIMSON, Abia SIMSON, Samuel ETHERIDG; Registered July 12, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 323] April 26, 1788 - Arthur LEMOUNT & his wife Mary for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Henry WHITE SEN. for my Right & Title in a certain tract of land being on Knots Island which tract lays between the land of Henry WHITE and John ANSELL which my Right of said tract is by estimation 50 acres. Witness: John WILLIAMS, Solomon WHITE, Mordecai BEASLEY; Registered July 12, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 323] May 16, 1788 - Willoughby WHITE sold to John DOXEY, both of Currituck, for £12, 94 acres near Coinjock Bay. /s/ Willouby WHITE. Witnesses William TAYLOR and Sarah (x - her mark) TAYLOR. No court term mentioned. Registered July 12, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 324-325] April 7, 1788 - I James PHILLIPS Sheriff by order issued by the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions which lately WILLIAMSON Administrators  recovered against Absolom WEST, in the amount of £75. I have entered and taken into possession a certain tract of land containing 50 acres beginning various courses to a branch called Jimmey’s Branch along Branch to the first station. At public Vendue on March 28, 1786 then and there Martha NICOLS did appear and bid £10 & 8 shillings for messuage of land. In obedience of Writ I James PHILLIPS Sheriff have granted said land unto Martha NICOLS. Witness: Abnor TURTON, Demcy ETHERIDGE, Benj. DAUGE; Registered July 14, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 325] Sept. 5, 1787 - I Capt. Caleb WHITE for and in consideration of the good will I have unto Samuel JASPER have freely clearly granted forever unto Samuel JASPER one messuage of land and marsh being on Knots Island beginning at the old cross way various courses to Indian Creek up the said Creek to the old bridge then up old cross way to the first station. Witness: William LAMB, Samuel JARVIS; Registered July 14, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 325-326] 1788 - I George PUGH for and in consideration of £10 paid to me by William PUGH JUN. do fully freely give grant & sell 50 acres of land lying on Chickamimacko Banks. Beginning at Sandrous PAIN line the corses running agreabel to Thos. PUGH Patent running Southward containing to 50 acres. Witness: Thos. PAINE, Banister MIDYETT; Registered July 14, 1788 

[Deed Book 5, pg. 326] March 3, 1788 - Mary ELKS, Inden [Indian], of Hatteras Banks in Currituck County sold to Nathan MIDYETT of the same place, 200 acres of land on Hatteras Banks bounded by the old Indian town, the Sound, and the Joseph MASKUS land. Wit: Christopher O'NEEL, Hezekiah FARROW, JUN.  /s/ Mary [x] ELKS, Elizabeth [x] ELKS. [NOTE: Elizabeth Elks is not mentioned within the deed, however, she did sign with her mark.]

[Deed Book 5, pg. 327]  May 25, 1788 - Bethany B. MIDYETT makes a deed of gift to her son-in-law, Thomas PAINE, of a Negro man named Benjamin. Wit: Bannister MIDYETT, Christopher ONEEL.  /s/ Bethany B. [x] MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 327] May 30, 1788 - Daniel MIDYETT of Chicknicomack Banks in Currituck County sold to Richard MIDYETT of the same place, for £50, a tract of land in Chicknicomack Banks adjoining Robert MIDYETT and the seaside, containing 50 acres. Wit: Banister MIDYETT, Jesse MIDYETT.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT

[Deed Book 5, pg. 327-328] June 3, 1788 - I William DOWDY & his wife Sarah of the one part and Mary WILLIAMS, guardian to Richard WILLIAMS son of Zebulon WILLIAMS, for and in consideration of the sum of £8 have granted & sold unto Mary WILLIAMS Guardian to Richard WILLIAMS, orphan, a certain 3 acres of land lying in the tract of land belonging to said orphan being 3 acres that was conveyed by Zebulon WILLIAMS to the said then Sarah BUNIEL now Sarah DOWDY in full satisfaction for her Right of Dower unto land & premises. Witness: Holo. WILLIAMS, Thos. DAVIS; Registered July 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 328] April 6, 1788 - I Edmund BEECHAM for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by John BEECHAM for a parcel of land containing 150 acres. Beginning at the old Bridge running up the run to LUMs line running his line various courses to Thos. JONES line following JONES line to the first station.: Witness Thos. TILLETT, Thos. JONES; Registered July 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 329] May 24, 1788 - I John BAXTER for and in consideration of the sum of £42 paid to me by Jeremiah MERCER JUN. for a certain tract of land beginning at Jeremiah MERCERs corner stake thence running to Thomas MERCERs corner Easterly as the lane now runs along Thos. MERCERs line to Joseph FEREBEEs line Southwardly along Joseph FEREBEEs line then Northwesterly to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, William GREGORY; Registered July 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 329-330] March 3, 1788 - We Wakeman HUBBLE, Thomas HUBBLE and Peter MORRISETT for and in consideration of £13 paid to us by Jeremiah MERCER Jun. for a certain parcel of Juniper Swamp beginning at the edge of the East Creek where John HUMPHRIES line come down to the Creek along said Creek to the Indian line various courses to John HUMPHRIES line various courses to the first station containing 155 acres. Witness: Timothy ETHERIDGE, ????? DAUGE; Registered July 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 330] May 23, 1788 - I Henry CULPEPPER SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Thomas CULPEPPER for one certain tract of land known as Culpepper Island beginning at Camden Swamp various courses to a line called William HANBERRYs Patent line various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Peter CULPEPPER, Joshua CULPEPPER, Henry CULPEPPER; Registered July 17, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 330-331] May 23, 1788 - I Henry CULPEPPER SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Henry CULPEPPER JUN. for one certain tract of land known by the name of Culpepper Island. Beginning at Camden Swamp running North to a line called William HANBERRYs Patent line various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Joshua CULPEPPER, Peter CULPEPPER; Registered July 19, 1788

[Deed Book 5, p. 331] April 29, 1788 - John JARVIS sold to to Foster JARVIS for £76, 70 acres. Land...on Churches Island beg. at Thomas ALLEN's corner post standing on the sound side running a west course by a line of marked trees to back line of the patent thence southerly so far as will contain 70 acres thence east to the sound thence northerly along the sound side to the first station. s/ John JARVIS. Wit: Joshua BALL, Brigit (x) GRAY. Proved by oath of Joshua BALL (no date). Registered July 19, 1788

[Deed Book 5, p. 332
] March 14, 1788 - Josiah JARVIS and Elizabeth JARVIS & Sarah THOMSON of Currituck sold to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNR., for
£100, Land...on Currituck Sound beginning at the mouth of a branch adjoining the land that Colo. John WOODHOUSE formerly lived on thence running a westerdly course by a line of marked trees 320 pole thence running northwardly by a line of marked trees 60 pole then running eastwardly 320 poles by a line of marked trees to the sound thence running southwardly the various courses of the sound to the first station...100 acres. s/ Josiah JARVIS, Elisabeth (x) JARVIS, Sarah THOMSON. Wit: John JARVIS, John MACKHORNEY. Proved by oath of John MACKHORNEY. Registered July 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 332] no date - Thomas TAYLOR to Saml. SALYER, both of Currituck for £38 & 10 shillings a Negro girl name Niam formerly the property of Col. Samuel JARVIS, deceased. /s/ Thos. TAYLOR.  Registered July 22, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 333] March 14, 1788 - Josiah JARVIS, Elizabeth JARVIS & Sarah THOMSON sold to Samuel SALYEAR JUNR., for £100, land...on Currituck Sound wheare on the windmill stands begining at the mouth of a branch on the River side then running south 84 degrees west 320 pole then North 6 degrees west 112 pole then No: 84 degrees E. 320 pole then S. binding on the river to the first station...200 acres. s/ Josiah JARVIS, Elizabeth (x) JARVIS, Sarah THOMSON. Wit: John JARVIS, John MacHORNEY. Proved by oath of John MacHORNEY. Registered July 22, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 334] March 28, 1788 - I Samuel SALYEAR JUN. for and in consideration of the sum of £150 paid to me by John McHORNEY for a piece of land situate on the Narrows Shore. Beginning near the Bank Head Michel ONEELs corner and running a Westerly corse into the Swamp to the back line being the old line between Michel ONEEL and James PARKER Northwardly down said line to James PARKERs line various courses to the first station containing 80 acres. Witness: John JARVES, William SNEDON; Registered July 23, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 334-335] April 30, 1788 - I Caleb POWERS SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of £35 hard money, paid to me by Edward DOUGHTY JUN. for one certain tract of land known by the name of Cow Land being part of the land contained in a patent granted to George POWERS Esq. in the year 1749, various courses to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Isaac HUBBURD, Ann HUBBURD; Registered July 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 335-336] Dec. 31, 1797 - I Frankey NICKOLS for and in consideration of the sum £300 paid to me by James NICKOLS for a certain quantity of land near the Grate Swamp containing 150 acres. Beginning Norwest side of rhoad James GLASCOEs corner along his line to Thomas COXs corner along COXs line to Joseph HAMONs corner then along his line various courses to NICKINS corner then along the old line binding on Nick Swamp to the first station. Witness: John NORTHEN, Max’n. BOWREN; Registered July 23, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 336-337] Dec. 1, 1787 - I Frankey NICHOLS for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Olley ALLASON for a certain quantity of land being in the upper part of Currituck County near the Swamp & containing 50 acres. Beginning various courses along NICKENS line various courses along NICKENS lines to OVERTONs line various courses to the first station.; Witness: John NORTHEN, Max’m BOWREN; Registered July 23, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 337]  March 1, 1788 - Know ye that I James NICKOLS for the sum of £600 to be paid to Frankey NICKOLS or her certain attorney etc. The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bounded James NICKOLS his heirs etc. shall never Debar or hinder the said Frankey NICKOLS of all or so much of the use and benefit of the land and Plantation she now live one with every other benefit that she may need or require during her natural life. Witness: John NORTHEN, Max’m BOWREN; Registered July 29, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 337]  March 1, 1788 - Know ye that I Thomas ALLASON am firmly bound unto Frankey NICKOLS in the sum of £300 to be paid to her or her certain attorney etc. The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bounded Thomas ALLASON his heirs etc. shall never Debar or hender the said Frankey NICKOLS of all or so much of the use and benefit of the land and Plantation he the said ALLASON now lives on with every other benefit that she may need or require during her natural life. Witness: John NORTHEN, Max’m BOWREN; Registered July 29, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 337-338]  June 26, 1787 - William NORTHERN and his wife Frances  for and in consideration of £50 paid to me by Phillip NORTHERN for one certain tract of land near Moyock Creek. Beginning Nick Swamp Road South to Malachi BOWRENs corner thence adjoining Thos. HAYMANs Entry to a ????? Nick Swamp Road then to the first station containing 14 ½ acres. Witness: Saml. COOPER, Jos. BALLENTINE; Registered July 29, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 338-339]  Sept. 21, 1786 - I Mamimilian BOWERN & Margret my wife & William NORTHERN & his wife Frances, Planter, for and in consideration of the sum 100 paid to us by Phillip NORTHERN for a tract of land containing 50 acres. Beginning near Nick Swamp Road William NORTHERNs corner line then along NORTHERNs line to the main run along run to William MILLERs line various courses to the first station, land is part of a tract of land patented by Edmund BOWREN. Witness: Thomas JEFFRAYS, John NORTHERN; Registered July 29, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 339]  March 14, 1788 - Thomas GLASGOW & his wife Elizabeth for and in consideration of the sum of 100 acres of land where Thomas GLASGOW now lives as a swap supposed to be worth £50 paid to us by Amos ETHERIDGE.  We Thomas & Elizabeth GLASGOW do grant unto Amos ETHERIDGE 100 acres of land beginning at John ETHERIDGE JUN. corner tree that divides the land of John HUGHs deceased & the said land up the branch to John ETHERIDGE deceased running his line to a corner oak standing in Hawke Rute Branch  running to John ETHERIDGE JUN. corner running his line to the first station. Witness: Thos. FANSHAW, William SLAUGHTER, Henry CREED, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered July 29, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 340] March 14, 1788 - Amos ETHERIDGE & his wife Mary for and in consideration of the sum of 100 acres where Thomas GLASGOW now lives as a swap supposed to be worth £50 to the said Amos & Mary ETHERIDGE well and truly paid by Thomas GLASGOW for a tract of land containing 100 acres of land beginning at the head of Little Creek at a marked ashe which divides Wm. WHEATLEY & the afsd. land running to Amos ETHERIDGE deceased line various courses to the first station. Witness: William SLAUGHTER, Thos. FANSHAW, Henry CREED, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered July 30, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 340] June 2, 1788 - Richard BARRATT sold to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN., both of Currituck, for £60, land known by the name of PARKER's (?) Old Plantation. Part of a patent granted to Azrikam PARKER bearing the date of September 30, 1713. Bounded by Anna PARKER's corner and Jacob GREGORY's line. /s/ Richd BARRATT and Elizabeth (x - her mark) BARROTT Wit: Samuel SALYEAR, SEN., Thos. TAYLOR. June Term 1788. Registered, July 30, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 341]  Mar. 20, 1788 - William RUSSELL sold to Thomas SANDERSON SEN. for £46, a parcel of land containing 46 acres beginning at a point of marsh called the Weir Point on Dues Quarter Island running an Easterly corse through the Island to the North side of a pond called the Plag Pond down to Currituck Sound thence a Southerly corse binding the water till it extends fair enough to include the 46 acres. Only making this reserve that if the afsd. Thos. SANDERSON dose ever encloin to sell the above mentioned land that he is not to make it over to any person till he gives the afsd. William RUSSELL the refusal of buying of it again or some other person the sd. RUSSELL leaves to do his business in his absence.  /s/ William RUSSELL.  Wit: Thos. HEATH, Moses MILLER.  Registered: July 31, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 342]  June 4, 1788 - I John SIMMONS Sheriff by order issued by the Superior Court of Law & Equity for Distract of Edenton which the Josiah COLLINGS and James IREDALE Executors of Robert SMITH recovered against Samuel JARVIS Dec’d Executors in the amount of £216, 16 Shillings & 4 Pence. By virtue of Writ I entered and took possession a certain tract of land beginning various courses to Oyster Creek various courses to the first station containing 365 acres being the tract of land known by the name of Mawsey Island near the North Banks and patented by Samuel JARVIS deceased in his lifetime. On April 29, 1786 by public vendue then and there Samuel SALYEAR JUN. did appear and bid the sum of £1 & 3 shillings for the messuage of land. In obedience of said Writ I John SIMMONS Sheriff did grant said land unto Samuel SALYEAR JUN. Witness: Thomas HEATH, James WHITE; Registered July 30, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 343]  June 1, 1788 - Jonathan LUFFMAN and his wife & Frankey for and in consideration of £60 paid to me by Laban HILL of the State of Maryland for all that tract of land containing 80 acres. Beginning at Gordins Creek up the main branch various courses to Peter FEREBEEs line running down same line various courses to Bray’s Creek thence along main Creek & up Gordin’s Creek to the first station. Witness: John WALMSLEY, Lapporoh DAVIS; Registered August 1, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 343-344]  June 9, 1787 - Sarah ALLAN, Thomas SIMMONS & Samuel SALYEAR for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to us by Thomas ALLAN for a certain parcel of land adjoining the land of Foster JARVIS. Beginning at a stake in Currituck Sound in to the South end of my dweling house various courses to Robert THOMSON line thence due East to Currituck Sound thence the corse of the Sound to the first station containing 62 ½  acres. Witness:  James ????, Hosea BALL; Registered August 1, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 344] March 20, 1788 - Thos. MILLER sold to Taylor HOLT, both of Currituck,  £20 for 50 acres of land on Hatteras Banks, bound by George CLARK's new patent and Caleb TAYLOR's corner. /s/ Thos. MILLER. Wit:, Josiah NICHOLSON, William MILLER, Caleb TAYLOR. Registered August 1, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 344-345] Jan. 27, 1797 - I Mary LURRY for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Alexander Legrand WHITEHALL for a certain parcel of land adjoining Hillary HAMERs land & Jesse SANDERSONs & Carter BARNARD deceased. Beginning at a pine standing by James STILLs fence running North Easterly called Jesse SANDERSONs line various courses to Capt. Thomas POYNERs line thence a Northwest course bonding along by Ambrose MITCHELLs line deceased to WHITEHALLs line various courses to the first station containing 25 acres. Witness: Francis HYLAND, William LEWIS Registered August 1, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 345-346] Sept. 28, 1787 - I Alexander Legrand WHITEHALL for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Thomas JARVIS, blacksmith,, for a certain parcel of land beginning various courses to Ann SANDERSON lands running with Ann SANDERSONs line Southerly course to John EVANS running EVANS line a Westerly course to the made roade running and binding with roade a Northerly course to the first station containing 100 acres. Witness: Elijah ADDERSON, Ezekial ROLLINGS; Registered August 6, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 346] Feb. 5, 1788 - I Alexander Legrand WHITEHALL for and in consideration of the sum of £2 & 10 shillings paid to me by Elijah ADDERSON for a parcel of land adjoining the land formerly belonging to Ambrose MITCHEL Deceased and the land of John SAUNDERSON JUN. Beginning at John SANDERSONs West line thence Westerly along the line of land whereon William LUTTS lives to JARVES patent line Southerly binding on JARVES patent line to Thomas WHITEs line Easterly to Joseph DOWDYs & John SANDERSONs corner North binding on John SANDERSON to the first station containing 5 acres. Witness: Thos. JARVIS, Hadley WOODHOUSE; Registered August 6, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 346-347] June 4, 1788 - Thomas CURLING &his wife Suffiah for and in consideration of the sum of 75 acres of land to me conveyed by Thomas CURLING as a swap soposed to be worth £150 paid by Evan THOMSON for a certain parcel of land, beginning at the Sound Side and running a Westerly course to Henry MASON orphan of Salley MASON deceased to James WILLIAMS line along WILLIAMS line a Northerly course to John CALLIS line along CALLIS line an Easterly course to the Sound then by various courses of the Sound to the first station containing 60 acres. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS; Registered August 6, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 348] June 4, 1788 - Evan THOMSON & his wife Mary for and in consideration of the sum of 60 acres of land conveyed to me by Thomas CURLING as a swap soposed to be worth £150 for a parcel of land. Beginning at Richard CAMPBELLs line along CAMPBELLs then along John PERKINS line a corner then along Jesse SIMMONS line a corner, then along Mrs. BELLs line along Mrs. BELLs line various courses to the first station containing 75 acres. Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS; Registered August 6, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 349] June 7, 1788 - I Willoughby MARCHANT for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Edward WEST for a percel of land containing 30 acres. Beginning onto Teacobad? Point running along Draper’s Creek to Draper’s Point various courses along MARCHANTs line to the Pecosten along vares coses of pecosten to Abner TURTENs line Southardly along TURTENs line various courses to the first station conclooding all the land as Willoughby MARCHANT holds after laying out 70acres agreeable to Abner TURTENs deed. Witness: Thos. ALLAN, Obediah WEST, William WARDEN, John BOULT; Registered August 7, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 349-350] March 27, 1788 - I Benjamin LINDSEY for divers good causes and valuable considerations me hearunto moving have given unto my Son William LINDSEY the house Land & Plantation whereon I now live. Beginning at the Silver Run on North River various courses to David LINDSEY Southard line down his line to the River binding the River to the first station to him and his heirs forever with all & singular my goods chattles household stuff & all other my substance whatsoever that is in my possession at my Death. Witness: William CHANDLER, Wm. RUSSELL, John LINDSEY; Registered August 7, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 350] June 26, 1787 -  William NORTHEN and his wife Frances sold to Phillip NORTHEN for £500 current money of this State convey a parcel of land situate lying and being in the County aforesaid near Moyock Mill, containing 40 acres. /s/ William NORTHEN (Frances did not sign).  Witnesses:  Sam. COOPER ; Jos. BALLENTINE.  Registered August 7,1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 350-351] Feb. 1788 - I Thomas BARROTT for and in consideration of the sum of £45 paid to be by John DOUGH for a tract of land situate on the Sand Banks near the mouth of Kitte Hawk Bay on the North side beginning at the head of Roberson’s Creek thence a Easterly course binding Samuel WOODLEYs land so as to include the Manner Plantation where Thomas HILL formerly lived to contain 50 acres. Witness: Thos. JARVIS, Tamer CAPS; Registered August 7, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 351] April 13, 1786 - Samuel SALYEAR bound to Robert THOMSON, both of Currituck, for £1000.  Sixty two and a half acres of land. Bounded by Thomas ALLEN, John JARVIS. /s/ Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. and Thomas SIMMONS. Wit: John JARVIS and John (x ) MACKONEY. No court term listed. Registered August 9, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 351-352] May 17, 1788 - I William ROAN for and in consideration of the sum of £17, 7 shillings & 2 pence do bargain and sell unto the said Laban HILL for one negro boy by the name of Stephen. Ever provided the said William ROAN does not pay to the said Laban HILL within 12 days from the date hereof the above sum  then & in that case the said Laban HILL is to deliver to the said William ROAN the above mentioned boy. Witness: William TAYLOR; Registered August 9, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 352] June 2, 1788 - I William RUSSELL do this day leas to Moses MILLES the land & Plantation whereon Thomas SANDERSON lives on the East side of the main Rhoad also that part of land that I give to my Son Benjamin RUSSELL adjoining that afore mentioned land as I shall divide it from the land whereon I now live, during the term of time till my Son Benjamin comes to the age of 21 years. During such time MILLES is to pay the taxes of the land & pay to William RUSSELL or his heirs the One Third part of all the corn that is raised on land for each and every year till the expiration of the time above mentioned & half the sider to said RUSSELL & RUSSELL is to find his own cask to put his sider in. MILLES is to clear & improve on the land whare the sd. RUSSELL shall direct as fast as he can in reason during the term & time. Witness: Hilary SIMMONS, Will. MAUND; Registered August 11, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 352-354] April 21, 1690 - I Nathaniel BACON Esq. President of ???? Majesties Councill of State of Virginia give and grant unto Patrick WHITE 1054 acres of land and marsh on Knotts Island in the Southend of Lower Norfolk, 900 acres being at the Southward end of Knotts Island beginning at a point called Kings Point, on the South East with the Main Bay of Corrotuck various courses to the head of a branch dividing this land & VANDEMOREs various courses to the first station including a small Island called Crow Island lying Southeast from his Plantation on Knotts Island with marsh adjacent to contain 100 acres ??? & 900 acres of land was granted unto Patrick WHITE by patent dated April 20, 1682. 454 acres part thereof various courses the said land being seated by Lieut. Coll. Thomas LAMBERT and by him given to his Nephew John VANDERMULER and by him sold to GORDON and was granted unto Thos. GORDON by patent dated November 20, 1683 and sold unto Capt. Thomas RUSSELL of the said Thomas GORDON dated May 13, 1685 and from RUSSELL by deed dated February 9, 1687 to the said Patrick WHITE. And the 200 acres of marsh & puson land various courses North on the land he bought of RUSSELL to a corner of Richard JONES for the transportation of 4 persons into the Collony, paying the fee rent of One Shilling yearly. Given under my hand & the seal of the Collony the 21, of April 1690.   /s/ Nathaniel BACON Pres.  The rights for 200 acres of marsh are Zack, Tony, Sampson & Kitor 4 negroes. This foregoing Patent is registered September 8, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 354] April 28, 1787 - I Thomas WILLIAMS Merchant for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Thomas Pool WILLIAMS Mariner of Camden County for all the messuage of land known by the name of Indian Land beginning at the main road near Mrs. Elizabeth FEREBEEs gate running West to the back line so far as on East course to the main road and with the main road to the first station will make 400 acres. Witness: John HUMPHRIES, Robert BERNARD; Registered October 15, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 354-355] May 29, 1788 - John GRANT &his wife Keziah for and in consideration of the sum of £75 paid to me by Samuel GREGORY for one certain parsel of land situate on Powels Point at Albermarle Sound and running up Benjamin EVANS line a northerly corse at the old field a Westerly corse to Stephen GIBBONS line down GIBBONS line to the Grate Gut down Gut to the Sound side along Sound side Southerly corse to the first station containing 50 acres. Witness: Spence HALL, SEN, Nathan HALL; Registered October 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 355-356] July 18, 1788 - I Ambros BEASLEY for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Mordica BEASLEY for a certain tract of land being on Knots Island containing 25 acres. Beginning at Eli SMITHs line Southward course to Jacob LITCHFIELDs line Westwardly course to Thomas WILLIAMS line still Westwardly to Willis GOINs line Northwardly to John SIMPSON line Eastwardly course to the first station. Witness: John WILLIAMS, Solomon WHITE; Registered October 16, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 356] Sept. 1, 1788 - I Willis OVERTON for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND for one certain tract of land near Powels Point joining to Alex. Legrand WHITEHALL on the North side and Thomas Jarvis, Blacksmith, on the South side various courses to the first station. Witness: Geo ARCHER, A. WEEKS; Registered October 17, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 356-357] April 25, 1788 - I Thomas BEST for and in consideration of the sum of £5 paid to me by James GAMEWELL for a certain parcel of land containing 161/3 acres lying on the Eastward side of Jeangite Creek being part of the land of Asa NORTON had of John BURGIS various courses to the first station.  Witness Mitchel McLAUGHLEN, Wm. BEST; Registered October 17, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 357-358] March 20, 1788 - Luke CHERRY, Planter, & his wife Sarah  for and in consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Lewis COX one certain parcel of land in the Back Woods in Moyock District. Beginning in the Lewis COXs line North to Josiah CHERRYs line various courses to a Northerly course along LEWIS COXs line to the first station supposed to contain 50 acres. Witness: Edward DOUGHTY, Jacob DOUGHTY; Registered October 17, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 358] no date - I John SIMMONS Executor of Thomas HAYMAN Deceased for and in consideration of the sum of £225 paid to me by Edward DOUGHTY JUN. by virtue of the Last Will and Testament of Thomas HAYMAN Deceased as Executor One certain peace of land or Juniper Swamp containing 100 acres being part of a tract of land or Juniper Swamp which Thomas HAYMAN deceased and Edward DOUGHTY JUN. did enter and survey jointly together which said survey contains 863 ½  acres the whole. Witness: Samuel SIMMONS, James SIMMONS; Registered October 18, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 359] July 1, 1788 - Thomas DAVIS & his wife Elizabeth Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £400 paid to us by Andrew BATES for a certain parcel of land (excepting within said bounds the old Burying place and the same to contain once of 1/4 acre which will remain to the use of Thomas DAVIS) Beginning at the mouth of Creek adjacent to John BATES wharfe land running up the same casway thence up Willis BALLANCE line to John BATES land thence along BATES line to the Pecoson thence along his line up the pucoson toward Henry BALLENTINEs line continuing along his line up the pucoson to opisit of Crosses Creek a straight North course to North West River down North West River to the mouth of said River various courses along Tulls Bay to Mouth of Tulls Creek then up the Creek to the first station containing 300 acres. Witness: Hollo. WILLIAMS, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered October 18, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 360] March 11, 1788 - Luke CHERRY &his wife Sarah for and in consideration of the sum of £2 paid to me by John WALLAR of the County of Norfolk Virginia for a parcel of land containing 50. The land bounded by William POWERA & Lewis COX. Witness: John HUTCHESON, Richard ETHERIDGE, Jonathan BALLANCE; Registered October 20, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 360-361] no date - Know ye that I Sedwell TURNER daughter of James TURNER late of Nansmond County Virginia deceased have constituted and appoint my Trusty and Loving friend Thomas HOLSTEAD my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name and for my use as I myself might or could do if I was personally present. Witness: Evan MILLER, James ETHERIDGE; Registered October 20, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 361] Sept. 1, 1788 - Edward TAYLOR to Joseph TAYLOR, JUN, both of Currituck. Yearly rent of six pence a year. Nine year term after the first day of January. 20 acres adjoining the land of Benjamin TAYLOR, JUN. Beginning at a pine standing at the new road the corner tree between Benjamin TAYLOR, JUN. and Jonathan TAYLOR. /s/ Edward TAYLOR. Joseph (x) TAYLOR. Wit: Hosea BALL and Nathan ONEAL. September Term 1788. Registered October 20, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 361-362] June 26, 1788 - I Jemima PARKER for and in consideration of 11/2 barrels of corn per year do confirm unto James SPRY for the term of his life a certain peace of ground being and lying within the said James SPRYs line. Witness: Jeremiah FOSTER, Julan EVERTON; Registered October 21, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 362] Aug. 29, 1788 - William MUNCRIEF & his wife Susanah for and in consideration of the sum of £40 paid to me by Richard BROUNT for a certain piece of land being a gift of Robert HEATH Deceased to his Son James HEATH being part of Briery Thicket joining his Brother HEATHs land & Caleb POWERS line the same 100 acres. Witness: Jesse SIMMONS, Zachariah MORSE; Registered October 21, 1788

[Deed Book 5 Page 363] Sept. 1, 1788 - Sarah EVERTON sold to George CAFFEE for £20 Current Money, land beginning at a marked Stuping Holley on the Sound Side thence Runing an Eastwardly Course by aline of Marked trees to the Sea Shore thence along the Sea Shore Northwardly to a Marked Stake thence a westwardly Course by aline of Marked trees to the Sound Side to a Marked pine tree thence Southerly Course along the Sound Side to the first Station Containing 100 acres. /s/ Sarah (x) EVERTON. Witnesses: Saml. SALYEAR, William SNEDON. September Term 1788. Registered Oct. 21, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 363]  Feb. 11, 1788 - John LITCHFIELD sold to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN., both of Currituck, for £15, land known by he name of the Garfield Marsh. Bounded by Peter LITCHFIELD. /s/ John LITCHFIELD. Wit: Lamb TAYLOR, George HOWARD, and Wm. Woodhouse CREEDLE.  Registered October 22, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 364]  Nov. 15, 1787 - John EVANS & his wife Lousay for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by William RUSSELL for a certain peace of land various courses to Col. Thomas JARVES land a Northerly corse to Thomas SANDERSON land various courses to the first station 150 acres. Witness: Peter PADRICK, Benjamin EVANS; Registered October 22, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 364-365] Sept. 3, 1788 - John SIMMONS, sheriff to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNR. Superior Court, Edenton, Nov. 10, 1786: Sheriff of Currituck -- of the goods & chattles & lands of Samuel JARVIS decd. in the hands of his executor, cause to be made the sum of £216, 16 shillings & 4 pence which Josiah COLLINS and James IREDALE Executors of Robert SMITH decd. recovered against them for debt & also the sum of £3 & 10 shillings for their damages by reason of the detention of the said debt & for cost and charges of the suit... On the 3rd day of May next...render unto the said Josiah COLLINS and James IREDLE ... and John SIMMONS sheriff did ... take possession of a certain tract of land known by the name of the head of the bay beg. at a stake at the mouth of Parkers Creek ... southwest ... to the head of a little creek ... little pond at the head of a ditch ... myrtle homack ... little cove ...various courses over the mouth of the Broad Creek to the 1st sta. ... 190 acres ... did expose the one third part of the afsd. tract of land ... to sale for the purpose afsd. ... by public vandue on the 29th day of April, 1786 ... Samuel SALYEAR, JUNR. bid 20 shillings for said one third part of the afsd. and was the highest bidder. s/ John SIMMONS. Wit: George ARCHER, Thos. HEATH. Acknowledged Sept. Term 1788. Registered Oct. 23, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 365-366] Sept. 1, 1788 - I Jesse SIMMONS for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by John SIMMONS JUN. for a tract of land adjoining the head of Poyner’s Creek & James POYNER, orphan, land beginning at said orphans land that parts orphans land and the orphans land down to the Creek running down the Creek to the Mouth of Beaver Damn Creek various courses to the first station containing 250 acres.  Witness: Kedere MULDER, Enoch DAUGE; Registered October 24, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 366]  Aug. 27, 1788 - I John SIMMONS JUN. for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by Jesse SIMMONS for a parcel of land beginning on the Sound side at Thos. SHERGOLDs corner with SHERGOLDs line to a corner between SHERGOLD and said land and WILLIAMSONs land with WILLIAMSONs line to Benjamin CRABBs line with CRABBs line to John COCKTONs new patent line with his line to the Sound side along the Sound side to Samuel THOMSONs line whereon Geofrey WHITEHURST now lives with the courses of THOMSONs line to the Sound side along the Sound side to the first station containing 144 acres. Witness: Kedar MULDER, Enoch DAUGE; Registered October 24, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 367]  April 11, 1788 - I Thomas BARNARD for and in consideration of the sum of £200 paid to me by Thomas HEATH for a parcel of land beginning on the Westward side of the main Powels Point road thence a Westward course with Lem. POYNERs line into North River Southwardly course in sd. Swamp to a corner that Divides James STILL and afsd. land various courses to the first station containing 100 acres. Witness: Lem. POYNER, Lamuel GIBSON; Registered October 25, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 367-368]  Sept. 2, 1788 - I Leticia BELL for and in consideration of the Natural Love and affection to a Son and consideration me thereunto moving have given and released unto the said Robert BELL a certain tract of land joining on the Northwest on John COCKTONs and Jesse SIMMONS Westerly on Jeremiah PERKINS Easterly beginning on Jesse SIMMONS line then along his line various courses to COCKTONs line along the said line of Jeremiah PERKINS to the first station containing 56 acres. Provided Leticia BELL should have hold use exercise and enjoy the said tract of land for and during the term of her Natural Life. Except reserving to my Son John BELL at any time hereafter liberty of cutting rail timber not exceeding 8000 Rails from the said Robert’s land. Witness:  Geo. ARCHER, Benjamin TAYLOR; Registered October 25, 1788

[Deed Book 5, pg. 368] March 13, 1788 - Thomas JARVIS sold to William RUSSELL for £50, a parcel of land containing 50 acres various courses to the said RUSSELL line he purchased of John EVANS.  /s/ Thomas JARVIS.  Wit: Nathan HALL, Samuel SALYEAR, JR.  Registered: Oct. 27, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 369] Sept. 4, 1788 -  William RUSSELL of Currituck County, sold to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND of Currituck County, for £25 current money, a parcel of marsh lying on Currituck Sound on Duesquarter Island, beginning on Duesquarter Creek at  Thos. SANDERSONs south line then running an easterly course across the said island binding the sd. SANDERSONs line to Currituck Sound then a southerly course binding the sd. Sound to Thos, JARVES, blacksmith, north line, then westerly across the sd. island to Duesquarter Creek then binding sd. creek to the first station, containing 80 acres.  /s/ Wm. RUSSELL.  Wit: Geo. ARCHER; Wm. WROTEN.  Registered: Oct. 29, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 369] March 27, 1788 - George PUGH of Currituck County sold to Rodger MEEKINS of Currituck County, for £20 lawful money, 100 acres lying and beginning at the North end of Thomas PUGH, dec'd. patent. /s/ George PUGH.  Wit: Jacob FARROW; Daniel MIDYETT.  Registered: Oct. 29, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 370] Feb. 2, 1788 - Willoughby BROOKS & Frankey his wife and John BIGGS & Bethier his wife sold to John WALMSLEY for £100 for a mill, mill stream together with a certain tract of land containing 4 acres. Witness: John BADDELEY, Thos. ELLISON.  Registered: Dec. 22, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 370-371]  The above Division line is a line between Robert BARNARD & Jesse BARNARD, orphans of Samuel BARNARD, deceased, made through the Maner Plantation by the Executors Directions they say agreeable to will of sd. deceased October 10, 1774. We conceiving our selves impowered by the will of Samuel BARNARD deceased to divide the lands of the above orphans & assess to each one his particular part do assign to Robert the Elder the westward division from the Run & to Jesse the Younger the other part the Oct. 10, 1774.  /s/ Joseph BELL Sen., Joseph BELL Jun.  Registered Dec. 5, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 371]  Nov. 25, 1714 - His Excellency the most Noble Duke of Bedfort Platine doth hereby give unto William BELL a tract of land containing 395 acres lying between Thomas TAYLOR and John PELLs beginning at a stake on Coinjock Bay various pole measurements to the aforesaid Bay binding on John PELLs land.   /s/ J. GLASGOW, Secretary.  Registered Dec. 29, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 371]  Dec. 5, 1784 - I John WILLIAMS am hold and firmly bound unto William MOUND for the sum of £100 to be paid unto William MOUND for a tract of land lying near Currituck Sure [Shore] joining YOUNGSHUSBAND land and Samuel FEREBEs land containing 50 acres.  Witness: James PHILLIPS, Dory DAUGE. Registered Feb. 13, 1789.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 372]  Jan. 30, 1788 - I William DENNY for and in consideration of the sum of £84 paid to me by Armstead SOLES for one negro man named Lewis. Witness: John BERRY, James FISHER; Registered February 13, 1789

[Deed Book 5, pg. 372-373]  Dec. 1, 1788 - I John WALMSLEY for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Edward BUNNELL, Zachariah MORSE & Francis MORSE the land to be divided equally in quantities amongst purchasers. The tract of land beginning on Poiners Creek a dividing line binding on division line of John KINNINs lands thence on line of Daniel KENNIN thence the line of Edward BUNNELL then line of Zachariah MORSE then on Caleb MORSE down to the bridge then along the Creek various courses to the first station containing 100 acres. Witness: Asa LEE, Jno. BADDLEY; Registered February 13, 1789

[Deed Book 5, pg. 373]  Jan. 23, 1788 - I Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND for and in consideration of the sum of £150 paid to me by John WALMSLEY for a tract of land beginning at a place called Poyner’s Bridge & binding on the public road down to MORSEs line & from thence down to POYNERs line then to Hollowell WILLIAMS line thence to a dividing line between what was formerly Elisha JENKINSs but now Thomas YOUNGHUSBANDs & John KINNUNs then to the Creek to the first station containing 137 acres. Witness: John HENDERSON, William CON; Registered February 14, 1789

[Deed Book 5, pg. 373-374]  Nov. 25, 1788 - I Rachal DAUGE for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Elias DAUGE for a parcel of land being One Third part of land which Benjamin DAUGE deceased give to his Son Elias DAUGE the whole to contain 50 acres being whole right of Dower of One Third part of the land to contain 17 acres. Witness: Hilary SIMMONS, Edw. BUNNELL; Registered February 14, 1789

[Deed Book 5, pg. 374] Aug. 8, 1788 - Demsey McPHERSON of Camden Co. sold to Peter CULPEPER of Currituck Co., for £50, 28 acres in Currituck County bounded by Rich. ETHERIDGE. /s/ Demsey McPHERSON. Wit: Lemuel SPENCE and Gabriel TAYLOR. December Term 1789 (sic). Registered February 16, 1789.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 375]  Sept. 1, 1788 - I Mary BALLANCE for and in consideration of the sum of £14 paid to me by Uzzah McPHARSON for my right to one certain parcel of land being part of tract patened by Samuel BALLANCE dec’d in the year 1713 supposed to contain 50 acres. Witness: Josiah CHERRY, Edward DOUGHTY; Registered February 17, 1789

[Deed Book 5, pg. 375-376]  Nov. 19, 1788 - I John BIGGS for and in consideration of the sum of £225 paid to me by Samuel SIMMONS for a parcel of land beginning at Willoughby DAUGE line running his line to Samuel SIMMONS line along his line to Amos ETHERDIEG line along his line to a corner that parts the ETHERIDGE land and the afsd. land then running along the line of the Patent to a small ridge that lyes a small distance from the head of main ridge then running the course of the patent to the first station containing 200 acres. Witness: John SIMMONS, James SIMMONS; Registered February 17, 1789

[Deed Book 5, pg. 376]  Nov. 3, 1788 - I Samuel BARNARD for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Thomas MERCER JUN. for a messuage of land near the Bay in Hance BRITs line various courses to Caleb LEEs line to the Bay along the bay to the first station containing 40 acres. Witness: Timothy ETHERIDGE, Wm. FEREBEE ; Registered February 17, 1789

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