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Currituck County, North Carolina
Deed Book 6 (1789-1793)

[Deed Book 6, pg. 15] April 14, 1788. From Edward TAYLOR of Currituck to Jonathan TAYLOR of same, for £45, 30 acres in Currituck beginning at a chinkapin stump on the west side of the road at the northeast corner of said Jonathan TAYLOR's plantation, adjoining Major Thomas POYNER's line and runs with his line to Benjamin TAYLOR's line. Signed Edward TAYLOR and Susannah (x - her mark) TAYLOR and witnessed by Hosea BALL and Benjamin TAYLOR. The transaction was registered on June 25, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 16] April 14, 1788. Edward TAYLOR of Currituck to Jonathan TAYLOR of same for 12 pounds, adjoining the road, Benjamin TAYLOR, "Edward TAYLORs old patent line" and Jonathan TAYLOR's own line. Signed by Edward TAYLOR and Susanna (x - her mark) TAYLOR. Witnessed by Hosea BALL and Benjamin TAYLOR.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 16] March 24, 1789(sic) from Thomas POYNER to Benjamin TAYLOR, land near Coinjock on the bay road adjoining Edward TAYLOR's Patent line. It also bounded land of Thomas POYNER. The amount appears to have been four pounds, thirteen shillings. Witnesses were Samuel SALYEAR, JR. and Thomas MERCER. The transaction was signed by Thomas POYNER and recorded on June 27, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 17] December 20, 1789 from Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, SR., for land adjoining [Thomas] POYNER's patent line and the land of Benjamin TAYLOR, witnessed by Joseph and Benjamin TAYLOR ("x"'s for both of them), and Hosea BALL. It was signed by Edward TAYLOR and registered June 27, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 17] February 16, 1789 from Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, five pounds twenty, for land at Coinjock bounded by Jonathan TAYLOR, and Asahel SIMMONS. Witnesses were Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. and Hosea BALL. The deed was signed by Edward TAYLOR and Susannah (x - her mark) TAYLOR. It was recorded June 29, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 18] April 14, 1788 from Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin for 120 pounds. Bounded by Major Thomas POYNER, along the course of William NICHOLSON's patent, and Jonathan TAYLOR. Signed by Edward TAYLOR and Susannah (x - her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses were Hosea BALL and Jonathan TAYLOR. The transaction was recorded on June 29, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 19] December 20, 1788 from Edward TAYLOR to John TAYLOR, JUNIOR, for fifty-eight pounds. land bordered Jonathan TAYLOR's property on many sides. No other adjacent property owner listed. Signed by Edward TAYLOR and Susannah (x - her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses were Benjamin TAYLOR and Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR. It was registered on June 30, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 25] A division of land for John WHITEHURST, deceased, was filed in Currituck County. It included a house and fifty acres where John WHITEHURST lived, to Rebeckah NICHOLSON "late widow of said John WHITEHURST, deceased.". It also included land beginning at swamp in William LURRY's (?) line, bordered by Nathaniel COMER, Anthony SIMMONS, Joseph FEREBEE's line, John THOMPSON's land, Willis WALKER, and Hilary PARKER. It mentions that Josiah NICHOLSON, on behalf of his wife, Rebeckah NICHOLSON, gives up and relinquishes right of dower. It mention James and Samuel WHITEHURST, sons of late John. It refers to guardian pay to Samuel WHITEHURST, sum of ten pounds current money. . . for Josiah NICHOLSON who married Rebeca WHITEHURST late widow of John WHITEHURST; signed Thomas ETHERIDGE, Hillary SIMMONS, Willo. DAUGE, Cornelius (x - his mark) GREGORY, and Griffith DAUGE. Registered in court July 2, 1789. Willis ETHERIDGE, Register.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 25] Sept. 13, 1788 - William RUSSELL sold to Jonathan LINDSEY for the sum of 300 Pounds one negro woman called Sarah, one ridin mair called Spring & one feather bed & furniture, one chest, the thirds of the land belonging to the plantation whereon now the said LYNDSEY lives with the house one table one lining wheel and wooling one pot one pair of fire tongs & cow & calf one case of bottles. Witness: Nathan HALL, T. SANDERSON, Gamiel WRIGHTRegistered July 2, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 25] Feb 14, 1789 - Charles BRIGHT sold to Samuel FEREBEE for 150 Pounds, a certain negro woman called Hannah aged twenty four years & a certain negro girl child called Vilot aged two years old. Witness: Wm. FEREBEE Registered July 2, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 26] John SIMMONS Estate, land division. Commissioners met with Josiah NICHOLSON, Esq., County surveyor. Surveyed and completed in December, 1788. Josiah was paid two pounds per day for two days as surveyor.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 28] There is a deed from John PORTWOOD to Joseph TAYLOR dated December 4, 1788. For the sale price of forty pounds, a tract of land bounded by Samuel (Lemuel?) NEEL; and Benjamin PORTWOOD. Signed by John (x - his mark) PORTWOOD and Dorkes (x - her mark) PORTWOOD. Witnesses were Jonathan WILLIAMSON and Benj. (x - his mark) PORTWOOD. The deed was registered on August 7, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, ca pg. 30] James DOUGLAS to Grandson James DOUGLAS. Deed of gift. Land bounded by Edward TAYLOR's side line; SIMMONS' line; land, marsh, houses, orchards; son, Abel DOUGLAS; June 1, 1789. Witnesses, A. SIMMONS and Mary (x - her mark) SIMMONS. Signed, James DOUGLAS. June Term, 1789. Registered, August 11, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 31] Benjamin TAYLOR, JUNIOR and Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, SENIOR, a deed dated April 16, 1789. For the price of 460 pounds, the sale was for land granted to Benjamin TAYLOR by patent in 1760; land also includes a patent granted to Edward TAYLOR in 1783; land bounded by Thomas TAYLOR, Jonathan TAYLOR, John TAYLOR. Signed by Benjamin (x - his mark) TAYLOR and Edward TAYLOR. Witnesses were Hosea BALL and Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR. It was recorded on August 10, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 32] Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, a deed dated March 19, 1789, both men of Currituck County; for 28 pounds; land bounded by Joseph TAYLOR; Col. Asahel SIMMONS; signed Edward TAYLOR; Witnesses were Benjamin TAYLOR, SR.; Michel (?) (x - his mark) WALKER. Recorded on August 11, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 37] Isaac FARROW to Christopher FARROW. July 1, 1788. Isaac FARROW, SEN; and his son Christopher; deed of gift; land bordered by Robert BARNET (?). Signed, Isaac FARROW. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, William MILLER. September Term, 1789 (?) on oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered, November 27, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 39] George PUGH of Currituck County sold to Banister MIDYETT of Currituck County, for 10 pounds, a tract of land lying on Chickamacomack Banks adjoining Daniel MIDYETT and containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made May 26, 1788.  Wit: Thomas PAINE, William PUGH.  /s/ George PUGH.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 39-40] Daniel MIDYETT of Currituck County sold to Bannister MIDYETT of Currituck County, for 50 pounds, a tract of land lying on Chicknicomack Banks adjoining Rodger MEEKINS and the sea, containing 50 acres.  Wit: Thos. PAINE, Christopher MIDYETT.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 40] Daniel MIDYETT of Currituck County sold to Bannister MIDYETT of Currituck County, for 50 pounds, a tract of land lying on Chicknicomack Banks joining the marsh and seaside, containing 50 acres.  Wit: Thos. PAINE, Christopher MIDYETT.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 41] George PUGH of Currituck Co. sold to John PAINE of Currituck Co., for 10 pounds, a tract of land on Chickamacomico Banks beginning at Thomas PAINE's line & running to Thomas PUGH, dec'd., containing 40 acres. This indenture was made May 26, 1788. /s/ George PUGH.  Witnesses: Thomas PAINE; Banister MIDYETT.  Registered: Nov. 4, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 41-42] George PUGH of Currituck Co. sold to Thomas PAINE of Currituck Co., for 10 pounds, a tract of land on Chickamacomico Banks beginning at Roger MEEKINS' line and running an agreeable course to Thomas Paine PUGH, dec'd., patent, containing 50 acres. This indenture was made May 26, 1788. /s/ George PUGH.  Witnesses: Banister MIDYETT; William PUGH.  Registered: Nov. 5, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 42] August 10, 1789. Joseph INNALLS (? - Smalls?) to Zachariah and William HUNNINGS; 125 pounds. Land bordering land of Joseph TAYLOR and Ezekiel RAWLINGS. Witnesses: Henry BRAY, William WRIGHT, and William (x - his mark, unclear which William the x belongs to). Signed Joseph EMALLS (?). Registered, November 5, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 42] August 7, 1789.  David LINDSEY of Currituck Co. sold to William LINDSEY, for 5 pounds current money, a tract of Marsh lying near the mouth of North River & Albemarle Sound binding on Saml. SIMMONS, containing 60 acres.  /s/ David LINDSEY.  Witnesses: Thos. JARVIS, JUNR.; Lindsey CHANDLER.  Registered: Nov. 5, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 44] A deed of land from Edward TAYLOR to Jonathan TAYLOR, dated March 30, 1789, both men from Currituck County, sale price of 21 pounds, for land bounded by Jonathan TAYLOR; Benjamin TAYLOR; and Thos. POYNER; signed Edward TAYLOR. Witnesses were Hosea BALL and Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR. This deed was registered on November 7, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 44] Wm. FEREBEE to Saml. FEREBEE. September 1, 1788. Both of Currituck. Two hundred seventy five pounds. Land in Currituck bordering William LURRY, Griffith DAUGE, John HUMPHRIES. Two hundred acres. /s/ Wm. FEREBEE. Witnesses: Wm. TAYLOR, Alex. WHITEHALL. November Term 1797. Registered January 1, 1798.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 51] Jan. 24, 1789 - John SANDERSON, Planter, sold to John BARROT, Planter, for 10 Pounds, a certain parcel of Bank land on the North Banks beginning at the mouth of a gut binding on the land of WATERFIELDs Eastwardly course to the sea side thence Southwardly course binding with sea course as will make 50 acres square or of a square. Witness:  Thos. HEATH, Thos. SANDERSONReg: Nov. 12, 1789.

Deed Book 6, pg. 51] Jan. 25, 1789 - William RUSSELL sold to John SANDERSON SEN. for 100 Pounds, a negro man called Jacob about 45 years old. Witness: Thos. BARNARD, Dinah SANDERSON Registered November 13, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 51-52] Lemuel SIMMONS to Cullen COOK. One shilling per year. REID's line. 100 acres. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, Caleb SIMMONS, William STENS. September Term, 1789. Registered November 13, 1789. In open court on oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Signed: Leml. SIMMONS.

Deed Book 6, pg. 52]  Feb. 3, 1772 - I James SPENCE doth bargain to let James BAXTER, taylor,  a certain piece of land containing Two acres adjoining main road near the Widow PARKERs Bridge the said BAXTER & his Wife ISABEL enduring his & her natural life Peasable to hold clear & build on and occupie as the said BAXTER thinks proper as far as Two acres of land & no more without any interruption by me. Futhermore if the said James BAXTER should git in the notion to sel or part from the said peace of land he is to return it to the said James SPENCE or his heirs and his heirs are to return to BAXTER the sum BAXTER has paid unto SPENCE in the amount of 50 Shillings.  Registered November 13 1789.

Deed Book 6, pg. 52-53]  Feb 10, 1789 - Samuel FEREBEE & Sarah his Wife, Griffith DAUGE & Frances his Wife and Charles BRIGHT Yeoman. Whereas Samuel FEREBEE & Griffith DAUGE are possessed of a tract of land patent bearing date November 15, 1787  and registered June 6, 1788. This confiscated property of the estate of John BENNETT was bought at public auction by DAUGE for the sum of 1225 Pounds.  Now this indenture is made for the sum of 195 Pounds paid by Charles BRIGHT for this tract of land containing 129 3/4 acres in Moyock District beginning at large pine joining Nancy DAUGEs line running various courses to Silas BRIGHT line.  Witness: Wm. FEREBEE, T.C. FEREBEERegistered December 10, 1789

Deed Book 6, pg. 53]  July 10, 1788 - Patent #104 - For and in consideration of the sum of 10 Pounds for every 100 acres paid by Josiah CHERRY & Thomas HAYMAN a tract of land containing 160 acres beginning at corner gum of William POWERS on the swamp side and joining Josiah CHERRYs own land various chains to MAYS line various chains to first station. Witness Samuel JOHNSTON Esquire our Governor, Captain General and Commander in Chief.  This foregoing patent come to my hand the 8th Day of December 1789 and is Registered the 15th Day of December 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 57] A deed dated October 1, 1783, but likely registered ca 1789, as it was in Deed Book Six, from Edward TAYLOR to Asahel SIMMONS, both of Currituck County. The price was twenty pounds; the land was surveyed in 1782. The tract was bounded by other land of Edward TAYLOR. Edward TAYLOR signed the deed, it was witnessed by Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR and Elizabeth (x - her mark) SIMMONS.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 61] Joseph EMMELLS to Joseph TAYLOR. August 8, 1789. EMMELS of State of Delaware. 150 pounds. Land adjoins Sarah SMITH, edge of North River Swamp, EMMELLS land, Ezekiel RAWLINGS, and WOODHOUSE's Corner. Signed Joseph EMMUELS. Witnesses: Hadley WOODHOUSE and Ezekiel RAWLINGS. December Term, 1789. Registered, February 13, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 64] A deed from John TAYLOR to John BURTON, dated December 9, 1789, both of Currituck County was made for the sale price of 48 pounds. In the body of the deed John BURTON was referred to as John BURTON, JR. The land was bounded by that of Thomas TAYLOR. The deed was witnessed by Josiah NICHOLSON. The deed was signed by John (x - his mark) TAYLOR, and was recorded on February 23, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 65] James DAUGE to Isaiah PARR. 1789. Both of Currituck. Witnesses, William TAYLOR and Griffith DAUGE. Signed, James DAUGE. Proved in December, 1789 by oath of William TAYLOR. Registered, February 25, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 74] James OWENS to Edw. TAYLOR. February 24, 1785. Both of Currituck. 30 pounds. Land and march ofw (?) miles of Currituck Inlett; adjoins Willoby MORRISS (?) land; 75 acres. Signed, James (x - his mark) OWENS. Witnesses, A. SIMMONS, William (x - his mark) SMITH. On oath of Asahel SIMMONS, March Term, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 74?] John LITCHFIELD to Jesse PERRY. May 2, 1789. Plantation John LITCHFIELD's father lived on. Witnesses, Jonathan TAYLOR and Thos. HEATH. Proved on oath of Jonathan TAYLOR. December Term, 1789.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 74] John PERRY to Mary THOMPSON. December 25, 1789. Both of Currituck. 55 pounds. 60 acres. Bordered by Luke WHITE, patent of October 2, 1712, adjoins Labin SMITH and Evan MILLER. Signed, John (x - his mark) BERRY. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON, Wm BERRY and John THOMSON. Proved on oath of Josiah NICHOLSON, March Term, 1790. Registered, May 5, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 77] Chisbey SCARBOROUGH to Elizabeth DRING. June 29, 1789. Land by Stephen BROOKS and John SMITH. Signed, Chisbey SCARBOROUGH. Witnesses, Major CLARK and Caleb TAYLOR. June Term, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 79] Daniel MIDYETT of Currituck County sold to William DANIEL, JUN'R. of Currituck County, for 19 pounds, a tract of land lying on Bodies Island known by the name of Patricks Hamock, bounded by William DANIEL and the seaside.  This indenture was made May 20, 1789.  Wit: Banister MIDYETT, John PUGH.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT

[Deed Book 6, pg. 79] William DANIEL, JUN'R. of Currituck County sold to John CUDWORTH of Currituck County, for 35 pounds, a tract of land lying on Roanoke Island beginning at Gideon DANIEL's land and adjoining Joseph DANIEL, James BOWSER, William MIDYETT and Samuel DANIEL containing 100 acres.  This indenture was made January 9, 1790.  Wit: Banister MIDYETT, William PUGH.  /s/ Wm. DANIEL, JUN'R..

[Deed Book 6, pg. 81] Christopher MIDYETT, JUN'R. of Hatteras Banks sold to Christopher O'NEEL, SEN'R. of Chickamicomack, for 100 pounds, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomack beginning at Joseph MIDYETT, dec'd., north line and containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made May 21, 1790.  Wit: William DANIEL.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 86] A deed from Alex MARTIN (Rider ?? Matsan?? Mutser??), Sheriff to Benjamin TAYLOR was made on June 7, 1790, both men being of Currituck County. The sheriff enforced a judgment from March 1, 1790, directed by the Quarterly Court of Common Pleases for 14 pounds, 11 shillings. The item was for land on the Coinjock shore bounded by James DOUGLAS; Asahel SIMMONS; Thomas TAYLOR; and Jonathan TAYLOR. Witnesses were Thomas HEATH (?) and Elijah ANDERSON. The deed was recorded on August 4, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. ?/ca 90] Adam POYNER to Peter POYNER. Peter is Adam's son. Deed of gift. Land bounded by George FISHER. Signed, Adam POYNER. Witnesses, Lamb TAYLOR, Edw. WALKER and Josiah NICHOLSON. June Term, 1790.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 97] This indenture made this (blank) day of June One thousand Seven hundred and Ninety between Lucy SANDERSON and William CHANDLER the one part and Thomas YOUNHUSBAND Esq. Of the other part. Lucy SANDERSON & William CHANDLER for the sum of Thirty one pounds & Ten shillings paid by Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND Esq. At a pine in John SANDERSON, SEN. line, easterly a line of marked trees binding on said John SANDERSON land to Henry GIPSONs land. Southerly by a line of marked trees binding on Henry GIPSONs land to Jermiah RUMs(?) land, westerly line of marked binding on Jeremiah RUMs land to John SANDERSON, SEN. containing Sixty Three acres.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 108] November 13, 1790. Alex MARTIN, Governor, Captain-General to Benj TAYLOR. Ten pounds per hundred acres. 83 acres. Land near Cowinjock. Joining Benjamin TAYLOR's and Samuel EDY's (Edny's??) land. Signed, Alex MARTIN. Witness, J. GLASGOW, Secy. Registered January 18, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 108] Alex MARTIN to Edw. TAYLOR. Ten pounds per hundred acres. 79 acres. Signed, Alex MARTIN. Land near Coinjock Bay and adjoining his old patent. Sec'y Geo. GLASGOW. Registered, January 18, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 113] Samuel EADY to Benjamin TAYLOR SEN. November 27, 1789. Both of Currituck. One hundred forty pounds. Land in Currituck "bounded as follows beginning at a pine standing on the North Side of the head of the bay Road at the North East corner of the land that the said Benjamin TAYLOR now lives . . .", also bounded by William NICHOLSON's patent. Seventy-five acres. /s/ Saml EDY.  Witnesses, Reuben BALL and Joshua BALL. December Term, 1790. Registered February 11(?), 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 119-121] Thomas POOL(?) Williams Esq. , Sheriff of Currituck to Andrew DUKE. October 26, 1790. Both of Currituck. Lands of James RYAN, Esq. deceased in the hands of Isabel RYAN, Executor. /s/ T. WILLIAMS, Sheriff. Witnesses, William TAYLOR, T.(?). C. FEREBEE. December Term 1790. Registered February 8, 1791. Second and third transactions with same parties and witnesses and dates follow.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 122] Phillip DAUGE to Gideon GREGORY. October 15, 1790. Both of Currituck. Seventy pounds specie. Land in Currituck bounded by Luke LAMB, James DAUGE, Nathaniel HUTCHINS, and orphans of Griffith GREGORY, dec., Tully DAUGE. Twenty-five acres. /s /Phillip DAUGE. Witnesses, Henry PERKINS, Samuel (?) (x - his mark) WHITEHURST. December Term 1780. Registered, February 10, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 127] Alex MARTIN to Edward TAYLOR. Ten pounds for every hundred acres. Ninety-nine acres. Lying in Currituck near Cowingjock beginning at his own patent and bordered by John TAYLOR; Col HERNEY(?); Edward TAYLOR's own line. November 13, 1790. By J. GLASGOW, Secretary. /s/ Alex. MARTIN Registered March 14, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 127] Nov. 13, 1790 - For the sum of 10 Pounds for every 100 acres paid by Lemuel RUSSELL for a tract of land containing 120 acres near the Mouth of North River and on the road that leads to Powells Point. Beginning at a pine on the road side and joining the land of John EVANS and running with said road various courses to first station.  Witnesseth Alexander MARTIN Esq. our Governor, Captain General & Commander in Chief at Fayetteville.  Registered March 31, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 129] Willoughby WHITE to James WHITE. April 5, 1790. Both of Currituck. Thirty pounds. Ninety-four acres of juniper swamp, bounded by James WHITE Plantation, Joseph FEREBEE, THOMSON's line. /s/ Willoughby WHITE. Witnesses, William TAYLOR, Jas. PHILLIPS. March Term 1791. Registered April 21, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 130] A deed from Edward TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN., was dated December 25, 1790. The deed was for the sale price of 120 pounds, for land at the head of Bay Road, bounded by Jonathan TAYLOR and Major Thos. POYNER. Witnesses were Hosea BALL and Jonathan TAYLOR. The deed was signed by Edward TAYLOR and was recorded on April 22, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 135] Isaiah PARR to John MANN. Ninety pounds. Both of Currituck. One "Negro wench" named Beck. February 27, 1791. /s/ Isaiah PARR Witnesses: Benj. TAYLOR SEN,. William BRUMSEY. March Term 1791, proved in court by the oath of Benj. TAYLOR SEN. Registered April 23, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 137] A deed was made on June 11, 1760 (but was recorded in 1791 in Deed Book Six) between John Lord GRENVILLE and Benjamin TAYLOR. TAYLOR was of Currituck County. The deed was written in the eighteenth year of the reign of King George II. The deed refers to a prior transaction with GRENVILLE in 1744. It was for vacant land in the parish and county of Currituck. It mentions "TAYLOR's line"; It was examined by Thos. JONES; Richard VIGAR (?). It was signed "Granville, Thos. CHILD". It was registered April 28, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 138] There was an early Currituck land transaction recorded in Deed Book Six in 1791. This was from John ARCHOLE(?) to Thos. TAYLOR. It was dated May 1, 1668 in Albemarle County. It was for 352 acres, a grant to Thomas TAYLOR. It was located near the head of Coinjock. There was a date of February 25, 1696. It was recorded April 28, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 139] Randolph JONES to Saml. SALYER, JUN. February 25, 1791. Both of Currituck. Sixteen pounds. Land on Currituck Sound beginning at Randolph JONES old patent line; John BARROT. Ten acres. /s/Randolph (x - his mark) JONES and Margret (x - her mark) JONES. Witnesses: Thos. POYNER, Thos. TAYLOR, Thos. JARVIS. March Term 1791 proved in court by the oath of Thos. TAYLOR. Registered April 28, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 141] William SMITH to ????.  Bounded by Asahel SIMMONS, ONEELS's line. Sixty-four acres. /s/ William (x - his mark) SMITH and Namath (x - her mark) SMITH. Witnesses: Benj. TAYLOR, Jonathan TAYLOR, Edw. TAYLOR. March Term 1791. Registered April 29, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 142] Joseph HASSEL(?) to Benjamin GAMEWELL. Both of Currituck. Land on the Northward Banks in Kitty Hawk Bay. Twenty eight pounds. Fifty acres. Thomas JONES only adjacent owner mentioned. /s/ Joseph HASSELL. Witnesses, Laml. (x - his mark) TILLETT and William TAYLOR. March Term 1791. Registered April 29, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 144] There was a transaction from Edward TAYLOR to Jonathan TAYLOR dated December 27, 1790. It was for land bounded by Doctor NICHOLSON and Jonathan TAYLOR, for the sale price of 12 pounds. It was signed by Edward TAYLOR and witnesses by Hosea BALL and Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. It was recorded May 12, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 152] On July 22, 1791, a deed of gift from William COWELL of Tyrell County to his daughter Sarah KILLIAM of Currituck (and apparently her husband, Joseph KILLIAM) for negroes was recorded. Witnesses were Josiah NICHOLSON and Thomas COOK.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 155] John NORTHERN to Prescott NICKINS. John NORTHERN and Doly his wife. All of Currituck. June 27, 1791. Five pounds. Land which Rich. NICKENS deceased gave to his daughter Lear ROIL by his wife. Twenty-five acres. /s/ John NORHTHERN. Witnesses: Benjamin TAYLOR, Thos. COX.  June Term 1791 proved in court by the oath of Benj. TAYLOR and Thos. COX. Registered July 25, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 156] This Indenture made this fourth day of November One Thousand Seven hundred and Ninety Between John AIRS of the one part and Joshua GARD of the other part.  The said John AIRS of Tyrril County Joshua GARD of the other part of Currituck County Both of State of No. Carolina Witnesseth that I said John AIRS for the Consideration of thirteen pounds & S_ Shillings & Eight pence Lawfull Money of this State in hand paid by afsd Joshua GARD the Recipt I acknowledge & my self satisfied have Bargained Sold & by these presents Bargain Sell alin convey & Set over unto him the said  Joshua GARD one Messuage parcel of land being & lying in Currituck County on the No. Banks butted and Bounded as follows Beginning at the Sea and Runing South to a pine the fresh pond thence South to a pine thence No.west to a pine William JOHNSTONs Corner thence North to the Sea then by various Courses of the Surf to the first Station being one third of the patent or one hundred acres more or less that was patened by John AIRS Decd which will plainly appeair by his patent & I being the Right heir at Law by virtue of from my Father the sd. John AIRS Decd. & Lawfully Sized therewith to have and to hold the said Bargained premises with all the priviledges unto same Belonging & Behoof him the said Joshua GARD his heirs assigns forever & with  aprovement appurtenances or in any wise appertaining & are for me my self heirs or assigns do covenant & agree to & with him the sd. GARD to will warrant & forever Defend said Land in peacable & Quiet possession of him the GARD his heirs and assigns forever & as Witness I have set my hand & fix my Seal the Day & Date above Written.  /s/  John Airs   Signed Sealed & Delivered In presents of Lazarus LINTON, Thos. JONES

Currituck County Jst. June Term 1791 Present the Justices
     This Deed of Sale froMm John AIRS to Joshua GARD was proved in Court by the Oath of Lazarus LINTON ordered to be Registered.  Test. Hollo. WILLIAMS Clk Court.  According to Order is Registered July the 25th 1791.  Test Willis ETHERIDGE Pub. Register  [Submitted by Jean Schroeder]

 [Deed Book 6, pg. 158]  1790.  Isaac BROOKS, planter of Arrimaskeet, sold to Christopher ONEAL, planter of Cape Hatteras, for 200 pounds, 100 acres "a piece of land being the westernmost part of my land..." beginning near the mouth of Rob's Creek and joining the back marsh.  /s/ Isaac BROOKS.  Wit: Major CLARK and Adam BENNETT.  Registered: July 26, 1791

[Deed Book 6, pg. 159] William BALLANCE to John BALLANCE, deed of gift. July 15, 1788. Both of Currituck. William refers to his "son John". Land in Currituck on Hatteras Banks bounded by his brother Thomas BALLANCE. One hundred acres. /s/ William BALLANCE. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, William BALLANCE. June Term 1791. Registered, July 16, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 167] John NORTHERN to Rubin NICKINS. June 27, 1791. John NORTHERN and Doley his wife. All of Currituck. Five pounds. Land which Rich. NICKENS deceased gave to his son Edward NICKENS by his will. One hundred acres. /s/ John NORTHERN. Witnesses: Thos. COX. Benjam. TAYLOR, SEN. June Term 1791 proved in court by the oath of Thos. COX and Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. Registered August 2, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 168] Lord CARTWRIGHT to Thos. TAYLOR. June 20, 1749. Three shillings proclamation money. Bordered by Thos. SIMMONS, Cowinjock Bay, W. BRAY. Two hundred forty acres. /s/ E. MOSELEY. Witnesses: Rich. MCCLURE and William CHURTON. June Term 1791. Registered August 3, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 170]  Richard CASWELL to John WILLIAMS - # 88  Know ye that for and in consideration of the sum of Ten pounds for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by John WILLIAMS do grant unto him a tract of land containing Ninety Eight acres lying on the North Banks opposite Roanoke Island beginging on the sound side joining CAMPBELLs line running along various courses to the first station. By his Excellencys Comíd Richard CASWELL.  This aforegoing patent is Registered September 27, 1791.  Test: Willis ETHERIDGE, Publ Register

[Deed Book 6, pgs. 170-171]  nOV. 5, 1789 - #93 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty Shillings for every100 acres paid into our Treasury by Thomas TILLETT SENIOR have granted unto the said Thomas TILLETT SENIOR a tract of land containing 382 acres lying and being in our County of Currituck on the North Banks beginning on the sound side at the Mouth of Frances Creek running various courses to the mouth of Steels Creek running various courses to a hill in TUCKERs line various courses to Francis Creek thence to first station. Witnesseth RICHARD CASWELL Esq. our Govenor and Commander in Chief at Kinston the Fifth Day of November 1789. This aforegoing patent is Registered September the 28th 1791.  Test: Willis ETHERIDGE, Pub. Register

[Deed Book 6, pg. 171]  Sept. 22, 1791 - I John PANE of the County of Tyrrel State of North Carolina for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty Pounds paid to me in hand by John MANN of the County of Currituck hath granted and sold a certain tract of land lying and being on the North West end of Roanook Island various courses around Johnís Ridge containing 50 Acres more or less.  Witnesses: James HUMPHREY, Edw. MANN.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 174] There was a deed from Benjamin TAYLOR to Samuel EDY dated January 29, 1791 for the price of five pounds. It was land granted to said TAYLOR, bounded by Joshua BALL and Samuel EDY. It was signed Benjamin TAYLOR, and witnessed by Hosea and Joshua BALL. It was recorded October 17, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 176] A deed dated February 26, 1791 from Margaret JONES to Thos. TAYLOR, both of Currituck County, was recorded with the price of seventeen pounds, ten shillings. This was land bounded by Joseph BOWERS. It was signed by Margrett JONES. Witnesses were Thos. POYNER, Saml SALYEAR, JUN. It was registered on October 18, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 177] Saml. SALYEAR to Richd. BARRET. April 4, 1791. Saml SALYEAR, JUN., and Sarah his wife. All of Currituck. Forty pounds. Land near Currituck Narrows by Randolph JONES old patent; John BARRET; Ten acres. /s/ Samuel SALYEAR, JUN., Sarah SALYEAR Witnesses: Thos. JARVIS and Nathan THOMPSON. September Term 1791. Registered October 19, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 178] Samuel SALYEAR to Randolph JONES. February 25, 1791. Samuel SALYEAR Esq. and Sarah his wife. Randolph JONES, SEN. All of Currituck. Sixty pounds. Land on Currituck Sound bounded by Samuel JARVIS new patent; Randolph JONES; John CAMPBELL's old line; Capt. TAYLOR's new patent; Fifty-three acres. /s/ Samuel SALYEAR JUN. Sarah SALYEAR. Witnesses: Thos. POYNER, Thos. TAYLOR, Thos. JARVIS. September Term 1791. Registered October 20, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 178] On September 20, 1791, Josiah NICHOLSON was registered as an attorney representing William DANIEL in a suit brought by Thomas HUMPHRIES, administrator. Witnesses were Caleb PARR and William BRUMSEY.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 179] Samuel SALYEAR and his wife. All of Currituck. Sixty pounds. Land on Currituck sound by Randolph JONES, SEN; Samuel SALYEAR's patent; John CAMPBELL's old line. Fifty-three acres. /s/ Saml SALYEAR and Sarah SALYEAR. Witnesses: Thos.POYNER, Thos. TAYLOR, Thos. JARVES. September Term 1701. Registered October 22, 1791.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 183] On November 7, 1791, a deed was recorded in Currituck County for the sale of 150 acres from Alex MARTIN, Esq. to Josiah NICHOLSON. The land was near Coinjock Bay bounded by EVANS; Thomas PARKER; and DOUGLAS line. Witnesses were J.(?) GLASGOW.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 188] On October 1, 1791, a deed was recorded from Josiah NICHOLSON to Hallowell WILLIAMS, for a sale of land "lying in a patent containing 420 acres", the price was fifty pounds, the land was "lying in Moyock patent" adjacent to the fifty acres sold to Willis BALLANCE binding on Lamb WILSON's. The witnesses were Thomas WOOD and Mary COLLIS and the transaction was recorded on February 16, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 189] On October 1, 1791, a deed was made between Josiah NICHOLSON to John PERKINS, both of Currituck County, for fifty pounds. It was for land lying in Moyock. Signed by Josiah NICHOLSON with witnesses Thos. WILLIAMS and John S. WILLIAMS. It was recorded February 16, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 191] Willoughby WHITE to John BURTON. December 26, 1791. John BURTON, son of John BURTON, SEN. All of Currituck. Eight pounds, ten shillings. Land in Currituck, by LINDSAY's line; /s/ Willouby WHITE. Witnesses: John DOXEY, John TATUM. December Term, 1791. Registered January 19, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 192-193] March 29, 1791.  Saml O'NEEL of Currituck Co. appoints Benjamin TAYLOR of Currituck Co. as his power of attorney to receive all debts owed to him.  /s/ Samuel O'NEEL. Witnesses by Saml SALYEAR, JUN. and George (x) FISHER.  Registered: March 27, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 193] Patent #137 to Charles BRIGHT, for 10 pounds for every 100 acres, a tract of land containing 120 acres lying and bring in the Moyock Dist. of Currituck County binding on Edwd. WATERIDGE, Abel ETHERIDGE, and Henry BRIGHT.  This patent was made December 10, 1791.  /s/ Alex. MARTIN.  Registered: April 5, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 199] Solomon COWELL to William TOWNSEND. January 23, 1792. Both of Currituck. For the rent and convenants herein. One acre of land next to BAXTER's bridge. /s/ Solomon COWELL (his mark- x). Witnesses: Benjamin COWELL, Chas. V. HERBERT. March Term 1792. Registered April 13, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 200] March 26, 1792 - Cornelius GREGORY SEN., of the County of Camden, sold to Joseph GREGORY of the County of Currituck, for 300 Pounds, a certain Tenement of land lying in Currituck beginning at a beach Willoughby DAUGEs & Thos. JARVIS corner in the Indian line at a place commonly called MERRILLs various courses to a corner of three trees said to be the corner of the Indian patent to the line called the Indian line, containing 105 acres it being part of that tract of land sold by Thomas LURRY to the said Cornelius GREGORY.  Witness: S. FEREBEE, Rich. GREGORY.  Registered April 13, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 200] Sept. 8, 1790 - Lemuel RUSSELL sold to Aaron PADRICK for 55 Pounds, a tract of land situated on North River adjoining said Lemuel RUSSELL South line beginning on the River at a pine binding with Thos. SANDERSON land to said RUSSELL land various courses to a line of marked trees binding with William WROTENs North line to the first station, containing 50 acres. Witness: William WROTEN, Joseph LINDSEYRegistered April 13, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 212] Sept. 7, 1791.  William NORTHERN of Currituck Co. sold to Samuel BUNNEL & Joseph BALLENTINE, both of Currituck Co., for twenty dollars, a tract of cypress swamp lying in Currituck Co. joining John NORTHERN, Malachi BOWREN, and BRIGHT's line, containing 230 acres.  /s/ William NORTHERN.  Registered: April 23, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 212-213] Christopher ONEEL, SEN'R. of Currituck Co. sold to William ADKINS of Currituck Co., for 50 pounds, 100 acres of land lying on Hatteras Banks.  This indenture was made Feb. 22, 1792.  /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: John FLOWER; William DANIEL, JUNR.  Registered: April 23, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 213] November 19, 1791.  Benjamin GAMEWELL of Currituck Co. sold to Thomas BEACHUM of Currituck Co., for four pounds current money, a parcel of land lying in Currituck County on the North Banks joining Thomas BEST, and Kittyhawk Bay, containing 12 acres.  /s/ Benja. GAMEWELL.  Witnesses: Adr.? GREVES; Thos. [x] BEST.  Registered: April 23, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 214] Edward TAYLOR to Jonathan TAYLOR, JUNIOR. January 11, 1792. Both of Currituck County. For ten pounds. Land beginning "at a red oak near my gate" and bordered by John TAYLOR, JUN., Jonathan TAYLOR; four acres. Witnesses: William TAYLOR and James (x - his mark) ALLEN. Signed, Edward TAYLOR. Registered, April 24, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 214] Evan THOMPSON to Jesse SIMMONS. Five pounds. Three acres of land. Bordered by Josiah ETHERIDGE. Witnesses: Henry ( x - his mark) CREAD and Francis SNOWDEN. Signed Evan (x - his mark) THOMPSON. Registered April 24, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 219] Following deed from Thos. WILLIAMS, Sheriff, to James PHILLIPS is a paragraph where for Twenty pounds paid to James PHILLIPS endorsed all my right, title interest. . . March 29, 1792. /s/ James PHILLIPS. Witness: William TAYLOR. Registered April 26, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 221] Alexander MARTIN to Joseph TAYLOR. Ten pounds for every hundred acres. One hundred and sixty nine acres. Joseph TAYLOR, JUN. Land in Currituck near Cowonjock Bay by Colo. SIMMONS new patent; William SMITH; Samuel ONEEL; December 16, 1791. /s/ Alex. MARTIN.   J. GLASGOW, Secretary. Registered May 30, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 228] Mason THOMPSON to her grandson William THOMPSON. May 22, 1792. Mason, of Currituck County, in consideration of natural love and affection; to grandson, William THOMPSON, one bed and bed stead, some furnitor; one bisulet: four string chairs; one pair of flat irons; one coffee mill; Witnesses: John THOMPSON and Caleb SIMMONS;  Signed Mason (x - her mark) THOMPSON. Registered July 3, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 229] Josiah NICHOLSON to Willis BALLANCE. May 29, 1792. Both of Currituck County. For fifteen pounds. Land lying in a patent from Alexander MARTIN, Esq. (Jun, Gdn??) bordering John ETHERIDGE, Lamb WILSON, Josiah NICHOLSON, and John MUDGETT (?? -- Wherigett?). Fifty acres. Signed Josiah NICHOLSON, acknowledged in court. Recorded July 4, 1792. Willis ETHERIDGE, Register.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 230] Jonathan BARNES to Armistead SOLES. One hundred pounds. One Negro woman Phebe and her Negro Boy Child James. May 23, 1792. /s/ Jonathan BARNES. Witness: Wm. Taylor BUCK (?) ROYLES(?). Received May 23, 1793. May Term 1792. Registered July 4, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 230-231] Daniel MIDYETT of Cape Hatteras Banks in Currituck County sold to Thomas FARROW, planter of the same place, for 5 pounds, a tract of land on Bats Beach between Kennekeet and Chicamacomico beginning at Richard MIDYETT's corner on the soundside and running to the sea beach, containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made March 3, 1792.  Wit: Major CLARK, John CLARK.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 231] May 6, 1792.  William NORTHERN and his wife Frances of Currituck Co. sold to Lewis COX of Currituck Co., for 200 pounds hard money, a tract of land lying in Currituck County about 1/2 mile from Moyock Mill and joining the land of Simon WILSON, Nick Swamp road, Malachi BOWREN, dec'd., Joseph BALLENTINE, dec'd., Willis BRIGHT and Phillip DAUGE, containing 130 acres.  /s/ William NORTHERN; Frances NORTHERN.  Witnesses: Willis BIOARS?, Samuel [x] POWERS, Edward DOUGHTY, JUNR.  Registered: July 5, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 233] Thomas O'NEEL, planter of Hatteras Banks in Currituck County sold to Christopher MIDYETT, planter of the same place, for 20 pounds, a tract of land on Hatteras Banks containing 50 acres beginning at the soundside at the corner of Christopher O'NEEL's north line and joining Thomas O'NEEL.  This indenture was made in 1792.  Wit: Major CLARK, Christopher O'NEEL.  /s/ Thomas [x] O'NEEL

[Deed Book 6, pg. 236] Thos. WILLIAMS to Zorobable HARRISON. May 23 1792. Thomas WILLIAMS and Fanny WILLIAMS. Ten pounds lawful money of the State of North Carolina. Land in Currituck County at Powells Point. Land late the property of Josiah HARRISON. /s/ Thos. WILLIAMS Fanney WILLIAMS. Witnesses; Benjamin TAYLOR, Wm. TAYLOR. August Term, 1792. Registered September 19, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 236] Thomas WILLIAMS to William MACCOY. May 2-?, 1792. Thomas WILLIAMS and Fanny his wife. Sixty pounds. All of Currituck. Land on Powels Point. By Albemarle Sound. By Sampson ETHERIDGE, SEN. Fifty acres. /s/ Thos. WILLIAMS. Fanny WILLIAMS. Witnesses: Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. and John HILL. August Term 1792. September 19, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 237] Thos. WILLIAMS to John HILL. May 28, 1792. Thomas WILLIAMS and Fanny his wife. All of Currituck. Fifty pounds. Land on Powels point bounded by Zorobable HARRISON; James ETHERIDGE. Forty acres. /s/ Thos. WILLIAMS Fanny WILLIAMS. Witnesses: Benjamin TAYLOR, William MACCOY.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 237-238] This Indenture maid and on the 21th Day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety One by and between John DOUGH of the one part and State of North Carolina Currituck County and Isaac TILLETT of sd. State and County afsd. of the other part Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of thirteen pounds fifteen shillings current money of sd. State to him and paid by the said Isaac TILLETT have granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth absolutely bargain & sold unto the said Isaac TILLETT or his assines a certain piece or parcel of land ---- and being in the said State on the North Banks on Currituck Sound beginning at the sound & ------ with the old patent line to Robersons Creek to apine thence with aline Northwesterly through Marsh to take in one hundred acres thence aline to the sound & with the sound to the first station, ----ining one hundred acres of land more or less to have and to hold the said land & premises all the appertaininces thereunto belonging and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said Isaac TILLETT his heirs executors or assines forever and I the said John DOUGH before the insealing ---- presents doth warrant and defend the said land and premises unto the said ISAAC TILLETT ---- assines forever from the lawfull claimes or claim of any other person or persons whomsoever. In witness hereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the Day & Date above Written.  /s/ John DOUGH.  Witnesses: D. GRIVES;  Henry SIKES.  August Term 1792 Present the Justices.  This Deed from John DOUGH to Isaac TILLETT was in court acknowledged and ordered to be Registered.  Test. Holl. WILLIAMS clerk court.  According to order is Registered September the 20th 1792.  Test. Willis ETHERIDGE Pub. Register

[Deed Book 6, pg. 238] Edw. WEST to Jonathan WEST. January 13, 1792. Both of Currituck. One hundred pounds. Edward WEST and Susanah his wife. Land in Gibbs Neck in Currituck . . . being one half of the land that Nathaniel Spence WEST left to his two sons Obediah and Jonathan and it being the (?) side of the land Obediah conveyed to said Edward. Twenty five acres. /s/ Edwd. WEST. Susannah (x - her mark) WEST. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, Obediah WEST. August Term 1792. Registered September 21, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 239] Obediah WEST to Edwd. WEST. January 12, 1792. One hundred pounds. Land in Gibbs Neck being one half of land that Nathaniel Spence WEST gave to his two sons Obediah and Jonathan, this being the easternmost side of said land; Fifty acres. /s/ Obediah WEST Rebeckah (s - her mark) WEST. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, Rebeckah NICHOLSON, Jonathan WEST. August Term, 1792. Registered September 22, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 240] Edwd. WEST to Obadiah WEST. January 12, 1792. One hundred pounds. All of Currituck. Gibbs Neck at mouth of the Reedy Branch joining MARCHANT; Doxey JONES; William REED, Joshua ?; one hundred acres. /s/ Edwd. WEST Rebeckah (x - her mark) WEST and Susanah (x - her mark) WEST. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, Jonathan WEST, and Rebeckah NICHOLSON. August Term 1792. Registered September 21, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 241] John THOMSON to Willis WALKER. August 30, 1792. Seventeenth year of American Independence. John THOMPSON, planter. For twenty-five pounds. Land in the backwoods, being part of the plantation where I now live; by road that leads to said Walker; bordered by Mary WALKER, WHITEHURST line, John SLAUGHTER's line; refers to "my heirs" re John THOMPSON; witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON and Rebekah NICHOLSON.  /s/ John THOMPSON and Mary THOMSON; in court August Term, 1792. Registered September 25, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 245] Peggy FLETCHER (?) to John THOMPSON. 1792(no month, day listed). Both of Currituck. Forty-nine pounds. Land in Currituck on Coinjock Bay, adjoining land formerly owned by Thomas TALLAMS(?), Armistead SOLES. 80 acres. /s/ Peggy FLETCHER Witness: Jonathan TAYLOR. August Term 1792. Registered, October 10(?), 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 245]  March 30, 1792 - Frederick LEE sold to Asa LEE for 30 Pounds,a tract of land belonging to Caleb LEE Decíd. containing 50 acres lying between Thomas MERCER and SHERGOLDs. Witness: Joseph LEE, Eadith LEERegistered October 3, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 246]  I William SIMPSON of State of Virginia Princess Anne County have released and forever quit claimed a bond by John COCKTON on Janurary 29, 1773 for 43Pounds Thirteen Shillings & Eight pence half penny Virginia Currency which bond was lost when the British invaded Virginia, now is fully satisfied paid up by the said John COCKTON. Witness: Josiah BIGLOW, Lovey JONES. Proved by Lovey JONES now Love BALLENTINE.  Registered October 3, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 246]  I John MILLER of Norfolk County for and in consideration of a vallueyable consideration in hand payed by Ezebelle BATEMAN for a certain messuage tract of land lying and being in the County of Albemarle woods on the South side of the Northwest River in the Precinct of Currituck in the County of Albemarle containing 100 acres beginning at a Maple thence norwest along John MILLERs line to a beach then South and West joining on Daniel MACKFASHON to a beach thence East South East joining on the other part of John MILLERs patents to a beach thence East North East joining on Nicholas MARSHILLs and William ETHERIDGE to the first station. My hand and seal this 13th Day of October 1719.  /s/ John [x] MILLER.  Witness: Andrew PEACOCK, Wm. ROSSRegistered November 21, 1792.  [Why so long between the date of deed and the registration?]

[Deed Book 6, Pg. 253] Nathan HALL To George CAFFEE. Oct. 25, 1792. Four pounds Lawfull Money. "...Land lying & Situated on the North banks Begining at a marked pine standing by the afsd. Sound Side then Running North 56 Degrees & 75 Minutes East by aline of marked trees to the Sea Side then a S.S. East course along the Sea Side to where CAFFEE's former Deed came to thence South 56 & 15 minutes west across the banks to Currituck Sound then by various courses of Said Sound to the first Station..." Forty acres. S/ Nathan HALL. Witnesses: John ANSELL, James BRAY. Acknowledged November Term 1792. Registered Dec. 13, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, Pg. 254] Oct. 25, 1792 - Nathan HALL sold to John GALLOP for 17Pounds, a certain tract of land lying on Currituck Banks beginning at a take standing by the side of Jeneguite Creek various courses by a line of marked trees ajoyning George CAFFEEs land to a stake standing by the side of Currituck Sound then by various courses of Currituck Sound and Jenegyte Creek to the first bounder to contain 178 acres. Witness: John ANSELL, James BRAYRegistered December 14, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 254-255] Oct. 25, 1792 - [Heading] Absolom DOLBY, John EVANS & Lovey EVANS to William RUSSELL - Absolom DOLBY, John EVANS & Louisey (sic) EVANS sold to William RUSSELL for 100 Pounds, a tract of land beginning at the edge of the main rode joining the land that was John LINDSEYs to contain 130 acres. Whereas this deed has a reference to a patent granted to Absolom DOULBY in behalf of Louisay RUSSELL who has since entermarried with John EVANS bearing date the 24th of October 1786 which bargained & sold lands & premises we the afsd. Absolom DOULBY, John EVANS & Louisay EVANS his wife... Witness: Nathan HALL, Lemuel DABBFEY?Registered Dec. 15, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 255] Mar. 17, 1792 - Benjamin EVANS sold to William MELSON, for 19 pounds, one parcel of land being on Powels Point containing 19 acres beginning at Mathias TOLERs line to a White Oake to John EVANS line thence with said EVANS line thence with said TOLERs to first station.  Witness: Nathan HALL, S. HALLRegistered December 17, 1792.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 259] Isaiah PARR to James WILLIAMSON. February 25, 1793. Isaiah PARR and Mary, his wife. All of Currituck. Thirty-one pounds, five shillings. Land in Currituck by Isaiah PARR land which he bought of Phillip NORTHERN and Charity his wife. Twenty-five acres. /s/ Isaiah PARR Mary (x - her mark) PARR. Witnesses: William TAYLOR, William WILLIAMSON. February Term 1793, proved by the oath of William TAYLOR. Registered March 28, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 263] Jesse SIMMONS Esq. to Letticia BELL. January 28, 1793. Both of Currituck. Ten Pounds, twelve shillings and six pence. Land in Currituck by Capt. TATUM's line, Robt. BELL, James POYNER's orphans. Seventeen acres. /s/ Jesse SIMMONS, Juley (x - her mark) SIMMONS. Witnesses: Godfrey (x - his mark) WHITEHURST, Mary (x - her mark) WHITEHURST and James PHILLIPS. February Term 1793. Registered, April 4, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 264] William TAYLOR, guardian to Demsey PORTWOOD, lease. January 1, 1793. William TAYLOR, guardian of James DOUGLAS, orphan of James DOUGLAS, deceased. All of Currituck. Yearly rent and covenants mentioned (as the price or remuneration). Tenement and farm commonly called or known by the name of James DOUGLAS' plantation in Cowinjock now or late in possession of John BERRY. Dempsey PORTWOOD, executor. /s/ William TAYLOR, guardian. Demsey (x - his mark) PORTWOOD. Witnesses: John WILMSLEY and James (x - his mark) ALLEN. February Term, 1793. Registered, April 6, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 265] Benjamin and John PORTWOOD to Alexander WHITEHALL, Esq. 1791, no month or date listed. Benjamin PORTWOOD, SENIOR. All of Currituck. Two pounds. Land in Cowinjock with no adjoining property owners named. One half acre. /s/ Benjamin (x - his mark) PORTWOOD. John (x - his mark) PORTWOOD.  ____ Term, 1793. Proved in court by the oath of William TAYLOR. Registered April 8, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 274] January 31, 1793.  Thomas AUSTIN, SENR. of Cape Hatteras in Currituck County sold to Thomas BALLANCE of the same place, for 30 pounds specie, a parcel of land lying on Hatteras Banks beginning on the Sound side at the sd. Thomas AUSTIN and William BALLANCE and joining Joseph STOW's line, containing 80 acres.  /s/ Thomas AUSTIN.  Wit: John FLOWER; John BALLANCE, JUNR., Aaron BALLANCE.  Registered: June 12, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 274] December 22, 1792.  Zorobabel HARRISON and Joshua HARRISON sold to Laben THOMAS of Currituck County, for 50 pounds lawful money, 50 acres of land lying on Powels Point joining William FORBES and  Nathan HALL.  /s/ Zorobable HARRISON, Joshua [x] HARRISON, Julian [x her mark] HARRISON, Alef [x her mark] HARRISON.  Witnesses: Abraham BAUM, William McCOY.  Registered: June 12, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 275] Willoughby WHITE to Levin DUNTON. May 29, 1793. Willoughby WHITE and Mary his wife. All of Currituck. Twenty one pounds, seven shillings. Land in Currituck joining John SLAUGHTER, Levin BALLANCE. Seventeen acres. /s/ Willouby WHITE. Witnesses: William TAYLOR, Daniel DUNTON. May Term 1793. Proved by oath of William TAYLOR. Registered June 13, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 276] Daniel MIDYETT, planter of Chickamacomico Banks in Currituck County sold to Morris BAUM and Abel ASHBE, planters of Roanoak Island, for 16 pounds, a tract of land lying on Bodys Island and joining the seaside and sound and inlet, containing 700 acres.  This indenture was made April 8, 1793.  Wit: Reuben ETHERIDGE, Williak PURDIE, Banister MIDYETT.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 6, p, 277] William POYNER to Bunas (?) MATTHIAS. May 30, 1793. All of Currituck. Three pounds. Land in Currituck by Jesse HALSTEAD. Six acres. /s/ William (x - his mark) POYNER. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, KEDIN (?) MUTTER(?). March Term 1703. Registered June 14, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 279]  Joseph MIDYETT, farmer of Roanoak Island, "...for and in consideration of the love, good will & affection which I have & do bear towards my well beloved son, Stephen MIDYETT of Roanoke Island..." give & grant all and singular my lands whereon I now live and all my houses thereon to be delivered unto him the day of my death.  If Stephen should die before me without heir then the lands to descend to my beloved grandson, Joseph BROWN.  Also Stephen is to have 1 cow, 1 gun, 2 pewter dishes, one basin, 12 coffee cups and saucers, 12 earthen pots, 1 teapot and sugar dish, 2 iron pots, and 2 flat irons.  This deed of gift was made May 26, 1793.  Wit: Reuben ETHERIDGE, Thos. DOUGH.  /s/ Joseph [x] MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 281] Willoughby WHITE to Levin BALLANCE. May 27, 1793. Willoughby WHITE and Mary his wife. All of Currituck. Seventy pounds. Land in Currituck in the backwoods. Fifty-two acres. Bounded by Capt. Isaiah PARR, Thos. PARKER. /s/ Willouby WHITE. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, John WHITE. May Term 1793. Registered June 22, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 284] Thos. IVES to William HOLLOWELL(says HOLLOWAY in text of deed). May 15, 1793. Thomas IVES and Bridgett, his wife. All of Currituck. Five pounds, ten shillings. Land bounded by Lewis WILLIAMS, William HOLLOWAY. Ten acres. /s/ Thomas IVES, Bridgett (x - her mark) IVES. Witnesses: Saml. SALYEAR, JUN., Nathan THOMSON, Edwd. TAYLOR. May Term 1793. Registered June 26, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 287] July 16, 1793.  John PRICE of Pasquotank County sold to William ONEEL of Currituck County, for 300 Spanish Milled Dollars, a tract of land on Hatteras Banks, it being the whole of a patent granted to Joseph MASQUE bearing date of 26 November 1757 and sold by his son George MASQUE to Benjamin PRICE by deed bearing date of May 6, 1765, containing 300 acres.  Beginning on the Sound side at ONEEL's corner.  /s/ John PRICE.  Witnesses: John MIDYETT, William MIDYETT.  Registered: Sept. 9, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 288] Mary THOMPSON to Saml. THOMPSON. For the love and regard I have for my son, Saml. THOMPSON, and in case of his death to my three sisters, later named as Sarah, Betty, and Nansey BELL. March 23, 1785. Witnesses: Charles V. HERBERT, Arthur BUTT(?). /s/ Mary (x - her mark) THOMPSON. Registered September 10, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 290] Benjamin TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, JUN. August 27, 1793. Three pounds. Both of Currituck. Land in Currituck by Coinjock Bay, DUGLASS's line, SIMMONS line, Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. line. Three hundred acres. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses: Hosea BALL, Thos. SANDERSON. August Term 1793. Registered, September 11, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 293] Joseph GRAY to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. Both of Currituck. Eighty-seven pounds, ten shillings. One Negro man servant named Samuel commonly called Long Sam. August 14, 1793. /s/ Joseph GRAY. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, Thos. GRAY. Registered September 13, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 293] Lucias WILLIAMS, planter, to Jarvis ALLEN. July 5, 1793.  Both of Currituck. Ten pounds. Land on Currituck Narrows Shore in the swamp bounded by Samuel SALYEAR. Seventy-one acres. /s/ Lucias WILLIAMS. Witnesses, Saml. SALYEAR, JUN. Thos. TAYLOR. August Term, 1793. Registered September 14, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 294] William MONCREIF to William WILLIAMSON. July 28, 1793. Martha MONCREIF, William's wife. All of Currituck. Seventeen pounds, ten shillings. Land in Currituck by Joseph BAXTER, Willis WALKER, a corner gum formerly called Hillary PARKER's corner. Fifteen acres. /s/ Wm. MUNCREIF. Martha (x - her mark) MUNCREIF. Witnesses: Wm. TAYLOR, Elizabeth (x - her mark) WALKER. August Term, 1793. Registered, July 18, 1793.

[Deed Book 6, pg. 297] Lucias WILLIAMS, planter, to Samuel SALYER, Esq. July 5, 1793.  Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. Ten pounds. All of Currituck. Land in Currituck Narrows Shore by Doctor NICHOLSON's old patent, JARVIS. Seventy-one acres. /s/ Lucias WILLIAMS. Witnesses: Thos. TAYLOR, Jarvis (x - his mark) ALLEN. August Term 1793. Proved in court by the oath of Thomas TAYLOR. Registered September 17, 1793.

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