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Currituck County, North Carolina
Deed Book 5 (1785-1789)

[Deed Book 5, p. 2] Demsey SAWYER to Mary SIKES. Aug. 12, 178_ [1784?]. 100 acres. 150 [?] pounds Demsey SAWYER is exec. of LW&T of Theophilus GREGORYSAWYER 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...one hundred acres...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] Thos. JARVIS, SR
. & Nathan HALL to Sarah EVERTON. Sept. 8, 1784. 10 pounds. 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. 5] Alexander LINDSAY to John NICKESS(?) September 7, 1784. John NICKESS of Princess Anne County, Virginia and LINDSAY of Currituck. Sixty pounds. Land in Currituck by the name of Mindsees(?) Island. South of Meadees Creek (?) Three hundred and forty-three 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 pounds Virginia money which was witnessed by Richd. McCLUER and William SHERGOLD.]

[Deed Book 5, pp. 9-10] Nathan POYNER, SENR. to Thomas POYNER. Sept. 28, 1784. 175 pounds. 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] Josiah NICHOLSON to Reuben BALL. November 27, 1784.  Both of Currituck.. One hundred and twenty-five pounds. Land in Currituck between North River and East Swamp. Bounded by Samuel EDY, Doctor NICHOLSON's patent, Nathan POYNER. One hundred and fifty 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. 12] Samuel CRAIN to William GRIFFETH. December 6, 1784. Both of Currituck. Seven pounds. Land beginning at the creek bridge. Seven 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] Foster JARVIS, John JARVIS and Robert THOMPSON bind to each other, one thousand pounds, land on Churches Island. Equal parts. October 12, 1784. /s/ Foster (x - his mark) JARVIS, John JARVES, and Robert (x - his mark) THOMPSON. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON, Thos. ALLEN, and John (F - his mark) MCHORNEY. December Term 1784. Proved by the oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered February 12, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 15] Charles GRIGGS to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. November 12, 1784. Charles GRIGGS and wife Sophia. All of Currituck. Two hundred pounds. Land near James PARKER, bordered by James SPRY. Sixty 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. 17] Thomas SANDERSON, SEN. to William RUSSELL. Both of Currituck. October 12, 1784. Seventy-five pounds. Land in Currituck. One hundred fifty 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] Thomas JARVES , Sheriff, to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNIOR. December 8, 1784. Both of Currituck. At the courthouse first Monday in September 1784. Ten pounds, eighteen shillings. Land bounded by Thomas TAYLOR, Joseph GRAY. Fifty-four 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] Thomas JARVES, Sheriff, to Tho. TAYLOR December 8, 1784. 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. 25] Isabel RYAN and Elizabeth PARKER to Laban SMITH. All of Currituck. Twenty pounds. 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. 26] John THOMSON and wife to Willis WALKER. February 25, 1785. Mary, John's wife. All of Currituck. Sixteen 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 - his mark ) LOFTEAR(?). March Term 1785. Proved in open court by the oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered May 23, 1785.

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

[Deed Book 5, pg. 38] Michel and Nathan ONEEL to Ebenezer TAYLOR, SR. January 17, 1785. Ebenezer TAYLOR, SENIOR. Both of Currituck. Twenty pounds. Fifty acres. 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 pounds 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. 52] This indenture made this 22nd Day of March Anno Dom 1778 between John FORBES & Rebecca his Wife of Camden County & State afsd. of the part and Rich’d. DOUGH of Currituck County & State afsd. of the other part witnesseth that the afsd. John FORBES & Rebecca his Wife for in consideration of the sum of Fifty Pounds Curr. Money of No. Carolina to them in hand paid by Rich’d. DOUGH before the ensealing & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof they do fully acknowledge have bargained & sold by these presents doth bargain sell convey & make over unto the afsd. Rich’d. DOUGH and his heirs a certain piece or parcel of land lying in Currituck County near to the land where on the sd. Rich’d. now lives beginning at amarked 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 one hundred & ninety three acres of land with the appurtenances thereunto belonging. To have and to hold the afsd. bargained and sold lands & premises to the only & sole proper use benefit and behoof of him the said Rich’d. DOUGH & his heirs forever and to no other use intent or purpose whatsoever and afsd. John FORBES & Rebecca his Wife doth by these presents further consent promise & oblige themselves and their heirs the afsd. bargained & sold lands & premises unto the afsd. Rich’d. DOUGH & his heirs to guarantee & defend from all persons whatsoever laying any lawful claim rite title or property thereto. In witness whereof they have hereto set their hand & affixed their seals the day & year above written. /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 privatly 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] Asahel SIMMONS to William SMITH. March 5, 1785. Both of Currituck. Ten pounds. Land north of aforesaid SIMMONS. Bordering Michel ONEEL. Sixty-five acres. /s/ A. SIMMONS. Wit: John MERCER and Edwd. TAYLOR. March Term 1785. Registered June 1, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 53-54]  28 day of December 1784 between Randolph JONES & Margarite JONES and John LITCHFIELD, for the sum of One hundred pounds. Parcel 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 Sixty acres more or less.  /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]  This indenture made this 29th day of January 1785 between Robert GIPSON and Lemuel GIPSON for the sum of Fifty pounds a certain piece of land laying between the back swamp and the main road. Containing 50 acres more or less.  /s/ Robert [x] GIPSON.  Witnesses: Thos. POYNER jurat; James [x] STELL According to order is registered June the 2, 1785

[Deed Book 5, pg. 56] James KING to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND. February 26, 1785. Forty pounds. James KING of Currituck. No mention of Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND's location. 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] To all christain people to whom these presents shall come greeting know ye that I John WESKETT of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina for and in consideration of Twenty pounds issue to me in hand paid before the ensealing & delivery hereof by Thomas DOUGH of the County and State aforesaid the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & my self therewith fully satisfied & contented thereof & of every part & parcel thereof do exonarte & discharge the said Thomas DOUGH his heirs & administrators forever by these presents have given granted bargained sold allinated conveyed & confirmed and by these presents have freely fully & absolutly give grant bargain sell & confirmed unto the said Thomas DOUGH his heirs & assigns forever one certain vessuage & 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 fifty acres more or less to have and to hold the said granted & bargained premises with all the appurtenances priviledges and commodities to the same belonging or in anywise appertaining to him the said DOUGH his heirs & assigns forever to his & their only proper use & benefit and behoof forever and I John WESKETT for me my heirs executores & administrators do covenant promise & grant to and with the said Thomas DOUGH his heirs and assigns that before the ensealing and delivery hereof I am the true sole & lawful owner of the above bargained premises and am lawfully sized and prosesed of the same in mine own proper right as good perfect & absolute estate of inheritance and have in myself good right full power and lawful authority to grant bargain sell convey & confirm the said bargained premises in manner above mentioned & that the said DOUGH his heirs and assigns shall & may from time to time and at all times forever here after by virtue of these presents lawfully peaceable & guietly have hold occupy possess & enjoy the said demised & bargained premises with the appurtanances free & clear and freely and clearly aquited exonorated & discharged of and from all & all manner of former gifts grants bargains sales leases mortgages will entails judgments executions, incumberances and trobles whatsoever and I the said John WESKETT covenant and bind my self my heirs executors & administrators firmly by these presents to warrant and forever defend the said Thomas DOUGH him and his heirs and assigns in quiet & peaceable possession of all and singuler the said granted premises against any just & lawful claim of any person or persons whatsoever in Witness whereof I the John WESKETT have hereunto set my hand and seal this 16th Day of February in the year of our Lord & Eighth of our Independcy One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Five. /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]  This indenture made this (blank) day of March Ann Dom. One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Five between Spence HALL and William McCOY…… for the sum of Twelve thousand pounds 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 Fifty acres of land .  /s/ Spence HALL.  Witnesses: John GIBBENS; John McCOYRegistered June the 4th 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 59] No. 78 Know ye that we for and inconsideration of the sum of Fifty Shillings for every Hundred acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Benjamin POYNER, do give and grant unto the said Benjamin POYNER a tract of land containing One hundred and Twelve acres.  /s/ Alex MARTIN.

Witness: Alexander MARTIN Esquire our Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at Newbern the Twenty Seventh Day of October in the Ninth year of our Independence by his Excell’ys com’d
    J. GLASGOW Secretary

 

Recorded in the Secretarys Office

    A. PEARCE P. Sec.
This foregoing Patent is registered June the 11th 1783

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

[Deedbook 5, p. 62] Thomas SANDERSON, SENR. to Ann SANDERSON widow. Sept. 20, 1784. Ann SANDERSON executor. Thomas SANDERSON son of Thomas. 12 pounds. "for her use during her life, then to my brother John & two sisters agreeable to my fathers LW&T all that gift of 25 acres made to him the sd. Thomas SANDERSON by his grandfathers LW&T beg. at Dewes Quarter Creek in the sd. Thomas SANDERSONs line of land bought of his father & extending westerly as far as will make 25 a. Thomas SANDERSON & wife set our hands & seals..." s/ Thos. SANDERSON, Susannah (x) SANDERSON. Wit: Julian HEATH, Ann (x) SANDERSON. Acknowledged June Term 1785. Registered July 23, 1785.

[Deedbook 5, pp. 62-63] Thomas SANDERSON to Ann SANDERSON. Ann is "Executricks." Sept. 12, 1784. 400 pounds. Agreeable to my fathers LW&T...Land known by the name of Dues Quarter Island. 100 acres. s/ Thomas SANDERSON, (wife) 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. Twenty pounds. Fifty acres. /s/ James KING. Wit: William TAYLOR, Chas. V. HERBERT. June Term, 1785. Registered July 25, 1785.

[Deed Book 5, pg.66] John WILLIAMS to William BALLANCE. April 18, 1785. John WILLIAMS of Oracock in Cartwright County. William BALLANCE of Currituck. Eighteen pounds, ten 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] Elijah SAWYER to Richd. ALLEN. Both of Currituck. Thirty-five pounds. Land on the Wind Mill Shore in Currituck. 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.

[Deedbook 5, p. 73] Thomas SANDERSON, SENR. to William RUSSELL. Sept. 16, 1784. 50 pounds. 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, pg. 77] 1784  Alexander Martin to William Daniel, State of NC Patent # 65…a tract of Land Containing Seven hundred and Thirty Eight 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 chain north thirty eight west ninety seven and an half chains to the first station. /s/Alex Martin

[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. 87] William THOMPSON and mother to John BERRY. June 18, 1785. William THOMPSON, son of John THOMPSON and his mother Mary THOMPSON of Currituck, and John BERRY of Currituck. Thirty-five pounds. Sixty acres of land in Currituck. Thirty-five acres taken out of Luke WHITE's patent dated October 2(?) 1712 adjoining Laben SMITH and Wm. MUNCRIEFF's land. The other twenty-five acres granted to Evan MILLER lying on the other side of the road adjoining the other parcel. /s/ William THOMSON and Mary (x - her mark) THOMPSON. Wit: Willis ETHERIDGE and Mary (x - her mark) PARKER.

[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.

[Deedbook 5, p. 92] Matthias TOLLAR to Tully SAWYER. Nov. 29, 1783. $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.

[Deedbook 5, pp. 92-93] Richd. LAND to Tully SAWYER. April 6, 1782. 5 pounds. Four and 3/4 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. 96] 1785  Samuel Walker to Caleb Adyelott….the sum of twelve pounds current money of the state….Beginning at John Aydlott line at marked pine running north course 10 degrees west to Lamuel Simons line thence along sd Simons line….estimation twelve acres more or less…./s/ Samuel Walker. Witnesses: Wm Waston, John Aydlott Jurat

[Deed Book 5, pgs. 96-97] 1785  William Daniel Jun. to William Daniel Senr…. for the sum of five pounds Good Lawful money….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 one hundred acres more or less…/s/ William Daniel. Witnesses Belcher Daniel, Joseph Daniel

[Deed Book 5, pg. 97] 1785  Joseph Daniel to William Daniel…the sum of ten pounds Good and Lawful money….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 one hundred acres more or Less…./s/ Joseph Daniel Witnesses: William Daniel Junr. Jurat, Gideon Daniel

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

[Deed Book 5, pg. 99] Caleb BEASLEY and Bridgett his wife to Andw. SOREY. August 15, 1785. Both of Currituck. Fifty-five pounds. Fifty acres. 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. 104] Henry DUKE of Beaufort to Thomas TAYLOR. Part of grant made of May 1, 1668 given to our County of Albemarle. 447 acres. Fee rent every September 29 of one shilling per fifty acres. Ninth day of x ber 1712. /s/ N. CHERWIN, Wm REED, T(?) KNIGHT, Tho. POLLOCK, and Tho. BYRD. Jurat, T. KNIGHT. This foregoing patent is registered October 26, 1785.

[Deedbook 5, pp. 107-108] Thomas JARVIS to Tully SAWYER. May [blank], 1783. 15 pounds. 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. 112] James DAUGE to Peter DAUGE. September 6, 1785. Euphan, wife of James. All of Currituck. One hundred fifty pounds. Bordered by John and Nathaniel HUTCHINGS. /s/ James DAUGE and Euphan (x - her mark) DAUGE. Wit: Griffith (g - his mark) GREGORY and Samuel (x - his mark) WHITEHURST. Registered November 21, 1785. September Term, 1785.

[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 pounds, 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] Henry CREED to Latisha BELL. December 5, 1785. Henry CREED and Dina his wife and Tisha BELL, both of Currituck. Twelve pounds. Land in Currituck bounded by Josiah ETHERIDGE. /s/ Henry (x - his mark) CREED and Dina (x - her mark) CREED. Wit: William ETHERIDGE and William TAYLOR. November Term 1785. 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 pounds, 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 MAHONEY. Both of Currituck. Five pounds 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 pounds, fifty 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 her mark] 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 tennements 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 six pence.  /s/ John [x] BURTON.  Wit: Azrikam PARKER, Thomas PARKER, Sarah PARKER.  Registered: Feby. 15, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 124] Samuel SALYEAR to Joab WHITEHEAD. October 20, 1785. Both of Currituck. Sixteen pounds. Land in the sand banks bounded by Thomas ALLEN's old landing and Thomas JARVIS. /s/ Saml. SALYEAR. Wit; Thomas TAYLOR and William (x - his mark) WILLIAMSON. December Term, 1785. Registered February ?, 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. /w/ George FISHER and Hosea BALL. December 1785. Registered February 20, 1786.

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

[Deed Book 5, pg. 133] Ebenezer TAYLOR to Caleb BALLANCE. December 13, 1785. Named as Ebenezer TAYLOR, JUNIOR. Both of Currituck. Twenty pounds. Land at the head of Coinjock Creek. Seventy-five 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.

[Deedbook 5, pp. 134-135] John SMITH of Terrel Co., Edward PARKER and Milison his wife to Zorobable HARRISON. March 4, 1786. 35 pounds. 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] William GLASGOW to Solomon COWELL. December 25, 1782. William and Sarah, his wife. Both of Currituck. Four pounds. Fifty 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. 139] Abner LAMB to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND, ESQ. March 10, 1786. Both of Currituck. Twenty six pounds and one 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. 149] Thomas SIMMONS to William JARVIS. March 7, 1786. Twenty pounds. Thomas SIMMONS of Perquimans County. William JARVIS of Currituck County. Land on Churches Island between where John JARVIS now lives and John MAHONEY; bordered by line between John JARVES and THOMPSON; One hundred and twenty-five acres. /s/ Thos. SIMMONS. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON and 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. One hundred six pounds, and thirteen 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. Forty-one pounds. 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. 156] William DUDLEY to Jacob LITCHFIELD. June 6, 1786. Both of Currituck. Nine pounds, twelve shillings. Land situated on Knots Island. Three acres. 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 aying 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 corse to head of sd. Creek then a Southerly & Westerly corse to Strike a Gut that comes out of the Great Pond and runs up the afsd. Island thence a Northerly & Westerly corse 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 corses 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. 161] Edward TAYLOR to Jonathan TAYLOR. May 19 1786. Both of Currituck. Twenty pounds. Land in Currituck bounded by Neal WALKER's plantation, to Edward TAYLOR's New Patent line, and Edward TAYLOR's old patent. /s/ Edward TAYLOR. Wit: Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR, and Edwd. (x - his mark) TAYLOR, JUN. June Term 1786. Registered July 31, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 171] Caleb BELL to Benjamin TAYLOR. One hundred pounds. Both of Currituck. Negro man called by the name of Geffery. /s/ Caleb (x - his mark) BELL. Wit: A. SIMMONS, Edwd. TAYLOR. Dated May 3, 1786. 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. Thirty pounds. 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 - her mark) TAYLOR. Wit: Thos. PARKER, Daniel (x - his mark) BANNON(?), and William TAYLOR. Registered October 4, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 172] 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 SylviaPastoria a girl, Ned a boy, Peter a child with four horses cart and all the tackling. /s/ Bartholomew THOMSON. November 8, 1784. Wit: William TAYLOR and Solomon JARVIS. Proved by William TAYLOR and Solomon JARVIS. October 6, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 172] Thos. DAVIS to Willis BALLANCE. Elizabeth, wife of Thomas. Both of Currituck. One hundred pounds. Bounded by Dorastus WILLIAMS. /s/ Thos DAVIS. Elizabeth (x - her mark) DAVIS. Wit: J.G. MARTIN and Hollo. WILLIAMS. June Court, Examined by Jo. NICHOLSON. January 25, 1786. Elizabeth privately examined by Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered October 25, 1786.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 176] Solomon COWELL to his children. Solomon of Currituck. Deed of gift to William, Benjamin and James COWELL. Goods, chattels, lands, and debts. August 23, 1786. /s/ Solomon (x - his mark) 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. 191] Willoughby ROBERSON to Asahel SIMMONS. May 21, 1785. Both of Currituck. Ten Pounds. A certain piece or parcel 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. One hundred acres. /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.

[Deedbook 5, p. 197] Caleb O'DOWDY to Joseph BOCUS. Oct. 24, 1786. 15 pounds. 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. 199] James PHILLIPS, Coroner, to Sam SALYEAR, JUN. and Col. Thos. JARVIS. March 29, 1785 document from Camden County court. Seventy four pounds ten shillings and seven pence to be made out to the estate of Samuel JARVES, deceased, levied on a certain negro man named Sam was advertise 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 seventy six pounds currency. /s/ Jas. PHILLIPS, coroner. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON. December Term, 1786. Registered February 17, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 200] James PHILLIPS, Sheriff, to Thos. TAYLOR. December 7, 1786. Twenty six pounds, six shillings and 11 1/4 to be made out of the estate of Samuel JARVIS. One negro girl named Nimy. Capt. Thomas TAYLOR appeared and bid thirty-five pounds, ten shillings. /s/ Jas. PHILLIPS. Wit: Thomas HEATH and Nathan HALL. December Term, 1786. Registered February 19, 1787.

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

[Deed Book 5, pg. 210] Alexander Legrand WHITEHALL to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. January 29, 1787. Both of Currituck. Thirty pounds. 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] 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 more or less. Land lying near the head of Coinjock. Binding on Col.. A. SIMMONS line and DOUGLAS' line. October 2, 1786. /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. Two hundred pounds. A certain island known by the name of Little Fish(?) Pond, where the aforesaid WICKER now lives. Contains forty acres of land. /s/ Wm. NORTHERN. Wit: William TAYLOR and Willis ETHERIDGE. March Term, 1787. Registered May 4, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 215] John GIBBONS to Josiah WHITEHURST. John GIBBONS, yeoman. Both of Currituck. Five hundred pounds. Bond. /s/ John GIBBONS. Wit: Benjamin SIKES and Edmond (x - his mark) BECHHEM(?).

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

[Deed Book 5, pgs. 224-225] 1787. William Daniel Junr. to Tart Etheridge….sum of four pounds ….Land Situate Lying and being in the State and County of Currituck of Roanoak Island Containing by Estimation fifty acres more of less. 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: Jefse Etheridge, Jacob Chapple (his mark) Jurat

[Deed Book 5, pgs. 225-226] 1787. William Daniel to Jesse Etheridge…sum of four pounds… Land Situate Lying and being in the State and County of Currituck of Roanoak Island Containing by Estimation fifty acres more of less 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 Etheridge ( his mark)  Jacob Chapple (his mark)

[Deed Book 5, pp. 225-226] Tully SAWYER to Willis SAWYER, John SAWYER, Lamuel HAST, Cloey WINBERY of Currituck and William SAWYER of Camden Co., NC. Sept. 22, 1786. 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] Elizabeth GREEN to John DOUGH boatman. 5 pounds. 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. Feb. 14, 1787. /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] March term 1787 Deed of Gift.  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. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 17th day of June 1786.  Witnesses: Ruben McDANIEL; Daniel [x] HAMAN.  Registered May the 12th 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 233-234]  William DANIEL, JUNIOR, planter of Roanoke Island in Currituck County sold to Samuel MIDYETT of the same place, for 100 pounds, a tract of land on Roanoke Island containing 450 acres.  This indenture was made December 13, 1786.  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 pounds specie, 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 Daniel to Abraham Baum &  Maurice Baum…sum of twelve pounds…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 Jurat

[Deed Book 5, pg. 236]  On January 30, 1786 George POPLEWELL of Currituck County sold to Thomas PAIN, for 50 pounds 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] John MIDYETT of Tyrrell County sold to Belcher DANIEL, Joseph DANIEL, Samuel DANIEL & David DANIEL, all of Currituck County, for 20 pounds, 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".  This indenture was made May 31, 1787.  Wit: Solomon MANN, Grasey [x her mark] MANN.  /s/ John MIDYETT.  Registered: July 19, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 238] Samuel DANIEL, planter of Roanoak Island in Currituck County sold to William MIDYETT, planter of Bodys Island, for 40 pounds, 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.  This indenture was made March 3, 1787.  Wit: John FLOWER, Joseph DANIEL.  /s/ Samuel [x] MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 238] 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.  This deed of gift was made February 24, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 240]  On February 24, 1787 William DANIEL, JUNR. of Currituck County sold to Abraham HUNT of Currituck County, for 10 pounds, 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 and William DANIEL.  Registered: July 23, 1787

[Deed Book 5, pg. 240]  On February 23, 1787 Daniel MIDYETT of Currituck County sold to Gideon DANIEL, for 5 pounds, 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. and Joseph DANIEL.  Registered July 23, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 244] Ebenezer TAYLOR to his son Thomas TAYLOR. June 4, 1787. Both of Currituck. Deed of gift. Forty-six 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 - his mark) TAYLOR. Wit: Willis ETHERIDGE, Geo. FISHER (?). June Term, 1787. Registered July 24, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 258]  On May 30, 1787 Daniel MIDYETT of Chickamacomico Banks sold to Rodger MEEKINS of Chickamacomico Banks, for 20 pounds, 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]  On February 27, 1786 Daniel MIDYETT of Chickamacomico sold to Christopher MIDYETT of Chickamacomico, for 20 pounds, 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]  On January 10, 1787 Francis FARROW of Kinnekeet sold to Daniel MIDYETT of Chickamacomico, for 20 pounds, a tract of land containing 100 acres joining at the seaside on the west, George PUGH's north line, Thomas PAIN's 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]  On June 1, 1787 William PUGH of Chickamacomico sold to John MIDYETT, for 20 pounds, a tract on Chickamacomico containing 50 acres joining the northeast corner of John MIDYETT, SR.'s land and running east to the sea.  Wit: Jacob FARROW, John FLOWER.. /s/ William PUGH.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 265]  To all Christain People to whom these presents shall come, I George DOUGH send greeting, Know ye that 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 So. 55, Wt. 50 chain to a pine thence So. 35, Wt. 20 chains, --- of three marked trees thence No. 55, Et. 50 chain 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. Without any manner of consideration as I the said George DOUGH have fully freely and --- of mine own accord set and put in further Testimoney. In witness whereof I have set my hand and fixed my seal this 28th Day of June Anno. Dom, 1787.  /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] This indenture this Fifth day of April One thousand Seven hundred Eighty Seven. For and in consideration of the valuabel sum of Two hundred and Fifty pounds …….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 Fifty acres of land more or less.  /s/ Joseph DANIEL.  Witnesses: William DANIEL, JUN.; Gideon DANIEL.  Registered October 16th 1787.

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

[Deed Book 5, pg. 269] Sarah, Allen, and Samuel SALYEAR and Thomas SIMMONS to James WHITE. All of Currituck. One hundred and seventy pounds. Land in Currituck on Churches Island. Eighty-five acres. Bounded by Foster JARVIS, William JARVIS. /s/ Sarah (x - her mark) Allen, and Saml, SALYEAR Thos. SIMMONS. Wit: Hosea BALL and Thos. TAYLOR. September Term, 1787. Registered October 18, 1787.

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

[Deed Book 5, pg. 275] Edward TAYLOR to Joseph TAYLOR and wife. Edward TAYLOR bound unto Joseph TAYLOR in the full and just sum of one hundred pounds. September 12, 1786. 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. 276] 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. January 8, 1787. /s/ Michel (m - his mark) 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 pounds specie, 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. 281] Robert THOMPSON to Thomas SIMMONS. April 12, 1786. Robert of Currituck and Thomas of Perquimans. Twenty pounds. 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 - his mark) THOMSON. Wit: John JARVIS, John (x - his sign/sic) MACKONEY and Thos. ALLEN. September Term 1787. Registered November 2, 1787.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 283] Ann STANDIN to Thomas SIMMONS. Ann of Perquimans one of the children (?) of Thomas JARVIS, eldest son of Foster JARVIS, late of Currituck. Forty pounds. Thomas SIMMONS of Perquimans. Land in Currituck on Currituck Sound. Beginning at Thomas TAYLOR's line. Three hundred and fifty acres. /s/ Ann (x - her mark) STANDIN. Wit: Thos TAYLOR, Thos. JARVIS, and Rich. (x - his mark) ALLEN. September Term 1787. Proved in open court by the oath of Thomas TAYLOR. Registered November 3, 1787. Next page deed between same parties with same witnesses.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 285] Sarah ALLEN to Thomas SIMMONS. October 5, 1785. Both of Currituck. Sixty pounds. Churches Island. Seven hundred and twenty one acres. Patent bearing the date of November 2, 1726. /s/ Sary (x - her mark) ALLEN. Wit: Thos. TAYLOR and Samuel ONEEL. Proved in September Term 1787 Open Court by the oath of Thomas TAYLOR. Registered: November 5, 1787. A second deed between same parties and witnesses follows.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 295] John JARVIS to Thos. TAYLOR Twenty-eight pounds, four shillings. One bay horse, two feather beds and furniture, three cows and yearlings one small stiar (?) on hand; six heads of sheep. June 9, 1787. /s/ John JARVIS. Wit: James WHITE and Saml. SALYEAR, SEN. December Term, 1787. Registered January 18, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 295] John DAUGE and Sarah of Camden County to Willoughby WHITE of Currituck. One hundred pounds in silver and gold. One hundred fifty 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]  On November 27, 1787 Samuel ONEEL of Currituck County sold to Edward WALKER of Currituck County, for 25 pounds specie, 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. 300] John PERKINS and Suffiah his wife to Humphrey POYNER. Both of Currituck December 3, 1787. Sixteen pounds and sixteen 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. 309] Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR. July 3, 1787. Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. Both of Currituck. Twenty pounds. Land of fifty acres, more or less 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 TAYLOR's line, and Edward TAYLOR's old patent. /s/ Edwd. TAYLOR, Benj. TAYLOR. Wit: Hosea BALL. March Term, 1788. 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. 312] Stephen GIBBONS to Benjamin SIKES. Twenty pounds. September 18, 1787. Land by Albemarle Sound near Powels Point. Fifty 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. 317] Samuel SALYEAR to Thomas JARVIS. October 2, 1787. Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. Thomas JARVIS ship carpenter. All of Currituck. Six pounds, ten 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. 321] Josiah NICHOLSON to Griffith NICHOLSON. Deed of gift to son Griffith NICHOLSON. Both of Currituck. Land containing one hundred acres beginning at a stake on the edge of the water on the west side of Cowinjock by where Samuel SARNS patent begins. /s/ Josiah NICHOLSON. January 12, 1787. Wit: Culling COOK. Registered July 12, 1788. No court term mentioned.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 323] Willoughby WHITE to John DOXEY. May 16, 1788. Both of Currituck. Twelve pounds. Ninety four 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. 326] Mary & Elizabeth ELKS 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.  This indenture was made March 3, 1788.  Wit: Christopher O'NEEL, Hezekiah FARROW, JUN.  /s/ Mary [x] ELKS, Elizabeth [x] ELKS.

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

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

[Deed Book 5, p. 331] John JARVIS to Foster JARVIS. April 29, 1788. 26 pounds. 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 seventy 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 [MH].

[Deed Book 5, p. 332] Josiah JARVIS and Elizabeth JARVIS & Sarah THOMSON
of Currituck to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNR. March 14, 1788. 100 pounds. 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 [MH].

[Deed Book 5, pg. 332] Thomas TAYLOR to Saml. SALYER, Bill of Sale. Thirty eight pounds ten shillings. Both of Currituck. Negro girl name Niam formerly the property of Col. Samuel JARVIS, deceased. /s/ Thos. TAYLOR.  Registered July 22, 1788.

[Deedbook 5, p. 333] Josiah JARVIS, Elizabeth JARVIS & Sarah THOMSON to Samuel SALYEAR JUNR. March 14, 1788. 100 pounds. 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. 340] Richard BARRATT to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. June 2, 1788. Both of Currituck Sixty pounds. 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. 344] Thos. MILLER to Taylor HOLD (NOLT?). March 20 1788. Both of Currituck. Twenty pounds. Land on Hatteras Banks. Fifty acres. By George CLARK's new patent. Caleb TAYLOR's corner. /s/ Thos. MILLER. Wit:, Josiah NICHOLSON, William MILLER, Caleb TAYLOR. Registered August 1, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 346] Thomas CURLING to Evan THOMSON. June 4, 1788. Suffiah wife of Thomas CURLING. All of Currituck. Seventy five acres. One hundred fifty pounds. Bounded by Henry MASON, orphan of Salley MASON, deceased; James WILLIAMS; /s/ Thomas CURLING and Suffiah (x - her mark) CURLING. Wit: James PHILLIPS. June Term 1788. Examined in open court the time covert (?) being first privately examined by Josiah NICHOLSON, ESQ. Registered August 6, 1788.  Followed by deed of Evan and Mary (each signing with x's) to Thos. CURLING.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 350] This indenture made this Twenth Sixth of June in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Seven between William NORTHEN and Frances his Wife to Phillip NORTHEN. In consideration of the sum of Five hundred pounds current money of this State convey a sertain parcel of land situate lying and being in the County aforesaid near Moyock Mill, containing Forty acres more or less.  /s/ William NORTHEN (Frances did not sign).  Witnesses:  Sam. COOPER ; Jos. BALLENTINE.  Registered August the 7th 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 351] Samuel SALYEAR bound to Robert THOMSON. Both of Currituck. One thousand pounds. April 13, 1786. 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 - his mark ) MACKONEY. No court term listed. Registered August 9, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 361] Edward TAYLOR to Joseph TAYLOR, JUN. September 1, 1788. Both of Currituck. Yearly rent of six pence a year. Nine year term after the first day of January. Twenty 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 - his mark) TAYLOR. Wit: Hosea BALL and Nathan ONEAL. September Term 1788. Registered October 20, 1788.

[Deed Book 5 Page 363] Sarah EVERTON to George CAFFEE. September 1, 1788. Twenty pounds Current Money of the State afsd. "...Begining 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 awestwardly 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 one hundred acres of Land together with all the benefits profits and apurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise apertaining..." s/ Sarah (x) EVERTON. Witnesses: Saml. SALYEAR, William SNEDON. September Term 1788. Proved in Open Court by the Oath of Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. ordered Registered. Registered Oct. 21, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 363] John LITCHFIELD to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. February 11, 1788. Both of Currituck. Fifteen pounds. 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. September Term, 1788. Registered October 22, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 364-365] John SIMMONS, sheriff to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNR. Sept. 3, 1788. 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 pounds 16 shillings & four pence which Josiah COLLINS and James IREDALE Executors of Robert SMITH decd. recovered against them for debt & also the sum of 3 pounds 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. 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 pounds current money, a parcel of marsh lying on Currituck Sound on Duesquarter Island, beginning on Duesquarter Creek at  Thos. SANDERSON's south line then running an easterly course across the said island binding the sd. SANDERSON's 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] George PUGH of Currituck County sold to Rodger MEEKINS of Currituck County, for 20 pounds lawful money, 100 acres lying and beginning at the North end of Thomas PUGH, dec'd. patent.  This indenture was made March 27, 1788.  /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 Pounds 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 10th October 1774.  /s/ Joseph BELL Sen., Joseph BELL Jun.  Registered Dec. 5, 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 371]  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.  Given this 25th day of November 1714.  /s/ J. GLASGOW, Secretary.  Registered the 29th of December 1788.

[Deed Book 5, pg. 371]  Dec. 5, 1784 - I John WILLIAMS am hold and firmly bound unto William MOUND for the sum of One Hundred Pounds 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. 374] Demsey McPHERSON to Peter CULPEPER. August 8, 1788. McPHERSON of Camden and CULPEPER of Currituck. Fifty pounds. Land in Currituck County. Twenty-eight acres. Bounded by Rich. ETHERIDGE. /s/ Demsey McPHERSON. Wit: Lemuel SPENCE and Gabriel TAYLOR. December Term 1789 (sic). Registered February 16, 1789.

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