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Return to Currituck Co.

Currituck County, North Carolina
Deed Book 7 (1793-1797)

[Deed Book 7, pg. 3] July 5, 1793 - Samuel SALYEAR JUN.sold to William SNEEDAN, both of Currituck Co., for 50 shillings, 50 acres of land and marsh in the sand banks by PETERIDGE. Witnesses, Jesse TAYLOR, Polley SALYEAR; Registered, November 8, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 3-4] Nov. 9, 1793 - I William GRAY for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to me by Robert BARNARD for a parcel of land which I bought of Joseph PELL date Oct. 13, 1791 known by name of HUGHS Place. Beginning on the North River percoason thence to the stream of Crooked run to Richard GREGORY house……………(smudged) containing 100 acres.  Witness S. FEREBEE, Sarah PELL; Registered Dec. 9, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 4-5] Oct. 31, 1793 - William RUSSELL sold to William GRAY for £145, a tract of land beginning at the edge of the main roade ajoining the land that was formerly John LINDSAYs various courses till it strikes a line of John WILLIAMS that he has lately purchased of the afsd. William RUSSELL then a Westerly course binding the said WILLIAMS line to the main roade then the roade to the first station containing 167 acres of land which this deed has a reference to a deed granted to the afsd. RUSSELL by Absolom DOLBY, John EVANS & Louisay EVANS also to a patent granted to the afsd. DOLBY in behalf of the afsd. Louisay bearing date October 24, 1786. Witness: Peter MORISSET, John CHANDLER, Benj. RUSSELL;  Registered December 10, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 5] Aug. 31, 1793 - William DUDLEY sold to John GUIN for £11 & 8 Shilings, 3 acres of land joining the land of Willis GUIN beginning at a pine on the South side of the plantation & running an East course down Jacob LITCHFIELDs line to an oak thence a North course across the land to an oak on Anne SMITHs line thence a West course to a gum on WILLIS GUIN line & from thence a South course to the first station. Witness: Malachi JONES, ????? GUIN, Cornilius JONES; Registered Dec. 10, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 6-7] Sept. 27, 1793 - I Samuel SALYEAR Sheriff by order of a Writ of Fire Faces issued out of the Court of Please and Quarter Sessions which has ordered me out of the goods, chattles & lands of Henry ETHERIDGE Deceased and cause the sum of £16 19 Shillings & 3 Pence which lately was recovered by Joseph HARDING against the Administrator of ETHERIDGE. In obedience of Writ I did enter and take possession of a tract of land lying in Moyock Distract. Various courses to the old patent line formerly called Daniel McCOY’S thence to Willis BRIGHT’S line down his line to the Great Swamp along the swamp to the first station containing 100 acres, the land Henry ETHERIDGE dec’d bought of Parker SWINDEL. On Aug. 24, 1793 at the premises where & when John NORTHERN appeared & bid the sum of £15 and was the highest bidder. By virtue of Writ I Samuel SALYEAR Sheriff have granted said land unto John NORTHERN.  Witness S. Hall; Registered Dec. 11, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 7-8] Oct. 7, 1793 - I William RUSSELL of Carterite [Carteret] County for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by John WILLIAMS of Camden County for a peace of land lying in the County of Currituck. Beginning near the Branches of the Round Swamp various courses to Thos. JARVES, Blacksmith, line thence on the patent Absolom DOLBY patented in behalf of John EVANS & Louisey? his Wife various courses to contain 50 acres.  Witness Joseph FEREBEE, James CRAB; Registered Dec. 12, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 8] June 4, 1792 - I Mary SANDERSON for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Thomas SANDERSON younger, doth demise grant & to firm let unto him all that messuage of land that was laid out and set apart for my 1/3 of my deceased Husband Jesse Sanderson plantation that lyes joining BERNARD’S & GREGORY’S. To have and to hold the land and premises for the term of my Mary SANDERSON natural life.  Witness Hadley WOODHOUSE, Thos. POYNER; Registered Dec. 12, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 8] Oct. 18, 1793 - Fanny PORTWOOD sold to John FISHER, both of Currituck, for £60, 311/2 acres of land in Cowinjock known by the name of Portwood's by Joseph SIMMONS, John STEVENS, James STEVENS.  Witnesses, Jonathan TAYLOR, Saml ONEEL.; Registered December 12, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 9] [no date] - Thos. IVES sold to School House Commissioners, for £30, 1/2 acre on Narrows Shore for the use of building a school house or school. Thirty years. /s/ Thomas IVES. Witnesses, Nathan THOMSON, Charles GRIGGS; Registered, December 13, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 9-10] July 19, 1793 - I John CAPTS for and in consideration of the sum of £54 paid to me by Jesse SIMMONS Esq. for the same track of land John CAPTS had of Jesse SIMMONS containing 15 acres on the edge of Poiners Swamp. Witness Jas. BRAY, Edw. BUNNILL; Registered Dec. 13, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 10-11] Dec. 25, 1793 - I Horatia BUSHELL of Norfolk County Virginina for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Dempsey CASEY of the afsd. County & state for a piece of land in Currituck County joining Thomas CAMPBELL’S, Evan THOMPSON, Willis? Or Aaron BRIGHT’S formerly belonging to Solomon CAMPBELL containing 20 acres.  Witness William GRANDY, Thos. ETHERIDGE; Registered Dec. 14, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 11] Oct. 6, 1769 - Cornelius BERRY to Azrikam PARKER, Bond. Azrikam referred to as "planter"; bond of £200; Witness, Josiah NICHOLSON

[Deed Book 7, pg. 11-12] Nov. 1793 - I Anthony SIMMONS & Mary his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to me by Tulley WILLIAMSON for a track of land lying in the Back Woods. Beginning at a corner between Demcey BALLANCE & the heirs of Caleb WALKER dec’d various courses to Robert POYNER’S new patent line with his line various courses to the first station containing 30 ¼ acres, it being part of that tract of land taken up by John WALKER in the year 1713 and conveyed by John WALKER & Sarah his Wife to Thos. SIMMONS bearing date Oct. 6, 1718 thence descended to me Anthony SIMMONS.  Witness Thos. Williams, Peter SLAUGHTER; Registered Dec. 16, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 12-13] Sept. 30, 1790 - I Thomas BARNARD & Elizabeth my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £78, 7 Shillings & 6 Pence paid to me by Jessey PERRY for a parcel of land on Currituck Sound being the residue of the former plantation that Peter LEATHFIELD owned, lived & died on. Beginning at the Sound side thence to the line of Margaret? JONES thence to the road called Shoar Road thence Joseph Sanderson patent line by various courses to edge of swamp from the Bridge out to the Eastward Swamp thence to Jesse PERRY’S line along his line to the first station containing 52 acres.  Witness Thomas HEATH, Samuel BERNARD; Registered Dec. 16, 1793

[Deed Book 7, pg. 13] Nov. 26, 1793 - Patent for Jonathan TAYLOR. #145. For £10 per every 100 acres (?). 485 1/2 acres in Currituck by Nathan POYNER, on the side of William NICHOLSON's patent; Samuel EDY, Benjamin TAYLOR, by Thos. TAYLOR's patent, Edward TAYLOR's new patent.  /s/ Richard Dobbs SPAIGHT  by J. GLASGOW, Secretary.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 14] Dec. 14, 1793 - No. 146 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 30 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Samuel SIMMONS for a tract of land containing 257 acres. Beginning in Willoughby DAUGE’S line and joining Samuel SIMMONS’S land various courses to James DAUGE’S patent various courses to the first station.  Yielding and paying to us such sums as may be directed by our General Assembly. Provided Samuel SIMMONS shall cause this Grant to be Registered in the Registers Office within 12 months of date hereof.  /s/ Richard Dobbs SPAIGHT; Registered March 3, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 15] Dec. 14, 1793 - No. 147 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of 30 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Hilary  SIMMONS for a tract of land containing 100 acres. Beginning at John GRAY’S, Mitchell SIMMONS, and Widow JARVES corner thence to the line that divids Thomas MERCER & Mitchell SIMMONS to Thomas MERCER’S corner then to Crabb Island patent various courses to John GRAY’S line along his line to the first. Yielding and paying to us such sums as may be directed by our General Assembly. Provided Hilary SIMMONS shall cause this Grant to be Registered in the Registers Office within 12 months of date hereof.  /s/ Richard Dobbs SPAIGHT; Registered March 3, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 15-16] April 2, 1715 - Know ye that we the Lords & Proprietors do hereby give & grant unto Andrew ETHERIDGE a tract of land containing 300 acres lying on the South side of Moyock Creek in the North West River. Being part of a tract of 650 acres formerly surveyed for John BENNETT and by him sold and assigned over unto ETHERIDGE. Beginning at a corner belonging to Thomas COX thence running down Moyock Creek various courses to the first, being due unto him for Transportation of 1 person for every 50 acres. Paying us yearly the rent of 1 Shilling for every 50 acres. Provided Andrew ETHERIDGE seat & plant within 3 years of the date hereof.  /s/ C. EDEN; Registered March 3, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 16] April 2, 1715 - Noble Henry Duke of Beadfore, know ye that we the Lords and Proprietors hereby give & grant unto Andrew ETHERIDGE a tract of land containing 25 acres being an Island in the Great Swamp at Currituck. Being due for the Transportation of 1 person for every 50 acres. Paying us yearly the rent of 1 Shilling for every 50 acres. Provided Andrew ETHERIDGE seat & plant within 3 years of the date hereof.  /s/ C. EDEN; Registered March 4, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 17-18] Nov. 22, 1793 - I Joseph BALLENTINE & Lovey my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of $150 paid to me by Solomon COX for a tract of land lying about 2 miles from Moyock Mill in a place called the Light Swamp. Beginning at Maxamilion BOWREN’S corner various courses to a line formerly called Burnham’s line along this line to BOWREN’S line thence to the first station containing 100 ½ acres.  Witness Lewis COX, Thos. ALLERSON; Registered March 4, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 18] Feb. 13, 1793 - I Richard NICKEN Planter, & Elizabeth his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by George FORKER Blacksmith, for a parcel of land near the Great Swamp Bridge. Beginning at the South East corner of George FORKERs land various courses to John NORTHERN’S line thence to Susannah MAYS line to FORKERS line to the first station containing 10 acres.   Witness David MINTEZ, Marmeduke COX; Registered March 5, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 19-20] Oct. 1, 1751 - I Evan MILLER SEN. for and in consideration of the Natural Love and affection which I bear unto my Son Evan MILLER JUN. have granted unto him half a tract of land the whole tract bounded as follows: Beginning at John BALANCEs corner various courses to PRESCOTs corner along his line thence to a corner of PRESCOTs in CHITTOMs line along his line various courses to first station containing 238 acres.  Witness Saml. SIMMONS, Thos. BURGES, Solomon JARVES; Registered March 8, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 20-21] Jan. 7, 1794 - I John ANSELL & Betsey my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of 1000 Spanish Milled Dollars paid to me by Capt. Andrew BATES for a parcel of land. Beginning at the mouth of a Creek adjacent to John BATES wharf land running up to the crossway thence up Willis BALANCEs line to John BATES land along his line to Henry BALLENTINs line thence to the North West River down the River to the mouth thereof thence various courses along Tulls Creek Bay to the mouth of Tulls Creek up the Creek to the first station containing 300 acres.  Witness Saml. JASPER, Lovey JASPER; Registered March 19, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 21-22] Feb. 13, 1794 - I John EVANS & Lovey his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £142 paid to me by Peter PADRICK for a tract of land lying on Powels Point. Various courses to the new line of William MELSON with said line to the corner of said line and John EVANS line with his line various courses to the first station containing 100 acres.  Witness Nathan HALL, S. HALL; Registered March 20, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 22] Jan. 14, 1794 - George COFFEE sold to Willis GALLOP for £5 Lawfull Money. "...Land lying & Situate on Currituck Banks, Begining at John GALLOP's line Runing with Said line to the Sea Side thence a Northerly course to contain 25 acres thence a westerly Course to the Sound thence along the Sound to the first Station..."  Witnesses: Thos. DOUGH, A.D. GREVES; Registered March 20, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 23] Sept. 26, 1793 - Mary SANDERSON for the paternal affection that I bear to my Son Jasper TAYLOR give one negro man called Dave as well as the sum of 10 Shillings. Witness: Hadley WOODHOUSE, Hezikiah WOODHOUSE; Registered March 20, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 23]  [no date] Pleasant YOUNGHUSBAND, of Richmond, Va. and executor of Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND, deceased, sold to Jonathan TAYLOR of Currituck County, for 100 Spanish milled dollars, 50 acres on Mackies Islandon the north side of Currituck  Bay. Borders Peter POYNER, Willoby WHITE.  Witnesses, Hosea BALL, John DEAN. Registered March 20, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 24]  Feb. 1794 - I Timothy ETHERIDGE for and in consideration of the sum of £10 paid to me by Willoughby DAUGE for a messuage of land. Beginning in Phillip DAUGE’S line along his line & WILLOUGHBY DAUGE’S line then to Willoughby DAUGE’S line & Joseph GREGORY’S line along his line to the first station containing 5 acres, being part of the tract of land I now live.  Witness S. FEREBEE, Thos. P. WILLIAMS; Registered March 21, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 24]  Nov. 18, 1793 - I James DAUGE for and in consideration of the sum of £25 paid to me by Gideon GREGORY for a track of land. Beginning on the North side of PERKINS old plantation Westerly to HUTCHINS line various courses to the first station containing 25 acres.  Witness Thos. SANDERS, Cloey GREGORY; Registered March 21, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 25-26]  Dec. 18, 1793 - Josiah NICHOLSON sold to Willougby DAUGE, both of Currituck, for £35, 250 acres in Currituck by Lemuel WILSON, Tatum WILSON, Willougbhy BROOKS, Leml WILSON.  Witness, Chloe DAUGE, S. FEREBEE;  Registered March 22, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 26-27]  Feb. 1, 1794 -I William WICKER SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of £18 paid to me by Henry WHITE JUN. for a piece of land & marsh lying on Indian Creek various courses containing 39 ¼ acres.  Witness Samuel JASPER; Registered March 22, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 27]  Oct. 8, 1793 - I Joshua HARRISON & Aliff for and in consideration of the sum of £24 paid to me by William CARTER for a piece of land on Powels Point joining the land of Richard DOUGHs. Beginning various courses along the North side of the Swamp to Joshua HARRISON’S line then to the corner of HARRISON and Rich’d DOUGH down DOUGH’S & HARRISON line to the road running with the road to the first station including 12 acres.  Witness Absolom GREVES, Ann DOUGH, Sam. GREGORY ; Registered March 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 28]  April 26, 1762 - I William MANN SEN, planter, am held & firmly bound unto Thomas ADDISON, waterman in the just sum of £100. The condition of the obligation is such that William MANN shall make over to Thomas ADDISON a good right & Title to a peace of upland excluding marsh containing 50 acres on the far end of Croatan called Spencers Point in Tarrel County.  Witness Stephen WESTCOT, Abel LESTER

Aug. 9, 1766 - From Thomas ADERSON by Power of Atty. to Edward SPENCER and of Edward SPENCER do assign over my Right & Title of this within Bound unto Solomon ASHBEE; Registered March 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 28-29]  Dec. 1784 - I John MERCER & Edward TAYLOR are held & firmly bound unto Thomas JARVES Sheriff in the full & just sum of £5000.  The condition of the obligation is such that John MERCER do well and truly settle and account with Thomas JARVES for all the moneys fees that may arise by virtue of his being appointed as Deputy Sheriff.  Witness Saml. SALYEAR; Registered March 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 29]  Feb. 11, 1794 - I William BEASLEY & Ann BEASLEY Planters for and in consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by John NORTON Planter, for a tract of land situate on Roanoak Island. Beginning on Stephen BEASLEYs line then to Stephen WESKETTs line with his line to Tart ETHERIDGE with his line to first station containing 20 acres.  Witness Stephen WESKETT, Stephen FLETCHER; Registered March 27, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 30] Feb. 17, 1794 - William MUNCRIEF and his wife Martha, of Currituck Co., sold to William ROBINSON of Princess Anne, Virginia, for $500.00, 100 acres of land by the name of William MUNCRIEF's plantation, bounded by THOMSON's line. Witnesses: William TAYLOR, William THOMSON; Registered March 29, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 30-31] Dec. 7, 1789 - I Stephen BEASLEY for and in consideration of the sum of £15 paid to me by Lazarus LINTON for a messuage of land on the North East side of Ronoak Island. Beginning on Solomon ASHBEEs line the quantity of 83 it being the Eastermost part of the land Jacob BEASLEY dec’d gave to his 3 Sons, Jacob, Stephen & Weightman the land bound on N.E., N.W., & S.E. by ASHBEE & on S.W. by Weight BEASLEYs line as much as shall contain 83 acres.  Witness Henry BEASLEY, Weightman BEASLEY, Henry BEASLEY; Registered March 27, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 31-32] Jan. 7, 1791 - I Henry BEASLEY of Roanoak Island for and in consideration of the sum of £25 paid to me by Stephen BEASLEY for a tract of land lying on Roanoak Island. Beginning at the corner of Tart ETHERIDGEs line running to Abel ASHBEEs line along his line to MANNs line along his line to William BEASLEYs line along his line to the first containing 30 acres.  Witness Wateman BEASLEY, Reuben ETHERIDGE, Stephen FLETCHER; Registered March 27, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 32-33] Jan. 18, 1794 - I Caleb COX Planter, & Nancy his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by Thomas COX Planter, for a parcel of land about 2 miles West of Moyock Mill. Beginning at a corner in Thomas COXs  line thence to a corner of Caleb ETHERIDGE JUN. line along his line to Luke BERNARDs line which divids his and Caleb ETHERIDGEs land along BARNARDs line to a corner in Thomas COXs line along his line to the first containing 60 acres.  Witness David MINTZ, Edw. DOUGHTY, Luke BERNARD; Registered March 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 33] Jan. 10, 1794 - I Jonathan LINDSEY for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by James HUMPHREY for a negro man named of Sam.  Witness Thos. JARVES SEN., Thos. JARVES; Registered March 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 33-34] Feb. 25, 1794 - I Jesse SIMMONS & Elizabeth my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £79 5 Shillings paid to me by James PHILLIPS Esq. for a parcel of land. Beginning at Jeremiah PERKIN & BELLs corner along BELLs line to a corner in James POYNERs line along his line to John SIMMONS line down his line to John PERKINS line along his line to Jeremiah PERKINS corner his line to the first containing 101 ½ acres.  Witness Andrew DUKE, Moses CAPTS; Registered March 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 34-35]  Jan. 28, 1794 - I Jesse SIMMONS & Elizabeth my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £100 Cash paid to me by Moses CAPTS for a piece of land. Beginning on the Bay side Mason BRIGHTs layn thence to William BARNARDs line various courses to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness George  FORQECHER?, John CAPTS; Registered March 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 35]  [no date] - John COCKTON arrives at Norfolk in Virginia June 13, 1771 from Westermoreland County in England, Deceased Dec. 22, 1788 in Currituck County. His Daughter Barbery deceased May 31, 1790, & his Daughter Mary deceased Jan. 21, 1794.  Registered March 28, 1794;  Willis Etheridge Pub Register [This is a VERY interesting item to be found in a deed book.]

[Deed Book 7, pg. 35]  Dec. 12, 1789 - I Weightman BEASLEY for and in consideration of the sum of £12 10 Shillings paid to me by Lazarus LINTON for a piece of land on the North East side of Ronoak Island. Beginning on Solomon ASHBEEs line bounded by ASHBEEs line on the N.W. on my line on the N.W. the land I lately purchased of Stephen BEASLEY on the S.E. on ASHBEEs line on the S.W. Jacob BEASLEYs line to contain 58 acres.  Witness Henry BEASLEY, Mary ASHBEE, Stephen BEASLEY; Registered March 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 36]  Feb. 12, 1794 - I Asa LEE & Mary his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of 90 Silver Dollars paid to me by William MEHAINS for a presell of land joining on the Sound, being part of the land which Noah PARR sold to Caleb LEE & joining the land of William SHERGOLD. Beginning at the Sound the division line between MEHAINS & the orphan of James LEE thence to the division line between MEHAINS & the orphan of Francis WILLIAMSON thence at the corner of William SHERGOLDs fence then East to the Sound side along the Sound to the first containing 25 acres.   Witness James PHILLIPS, Griffeth DAUGE; Registered March 31, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 36-37]  Feb. 21, 1794 - I Dorastus WILLIAMS & Fawnia my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of £60 paid to me by James McCLANEN for a messuage of land. Beginning in Thomas MUNCREEFs line various courses to BALLENTINE line various courses to the first containing 35 acres & 17 poles.  Witness Benj. BRICKHOUSE, Enoch McCLANEN; Registered March 31, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 37-38]  Dec. 30, 1793 - Zorobable HARRISON & Juliann his Wife for the consideration of £165 paid to me by Josiah CURLING for a tract of land on Powels Point containing 60 acres. Beginning various courses to George DAWEST line with his line to John HILLs line with his line to Laben THOMAS line with his line to the first.  Witness Jacob CARTWRIGHT, Mecaiah BEELS, Abraham BROWN; Registered March 31, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 38]  Sept. 26, 1793 - I Mary SANDERSON for and in consideration of the paternal affection I bear to my Daughter Sarah SANDERSON as well as the sum of 10 Shillings paid on behalf of Sarah SANDERSON, I have give & granted to her a negro man called Bob.  Witness Hadley WOODHOUSE, Hezekiah WOODHOUSE; Registered March 31, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 38-39]  Feb. 18, 1794 - John SLEIGHT & Isaiah PARR for the priviledge of a road thro his land agree to find William ROBINSON timber out of their swamp for the use of his plantation, as long as the swamp last provided ROBINSON dose not make use of any standing timber or timber along the main bridges nor to sell or dispose of any kind of timber to any person whatsoever.  Witness Wm. TAYLOR, Wm. THOMSON; Registered March 31, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 39] William NICHOLSON's Patent. William NICHOLSON's patent, apparently first granted by the Duke of Beaufort in 1714, was registered in Currituck County in 1794. It is likely it was registered then as land title was recognized from the colonial era after independence, and to be recognized the patent needed to be registered. It was 486 acres of land; joins on Thomas TAYLOR's line; measures the land in question in "poles"; borders Hosea BALL's plantation (most likely a description that applies to 1794).  /s/ C. EDEN, Thomas BAY (?), N. CHERVIN, Wm REED, C. GALE, Francis FOSTER (?). Copy J. GLASGOW, Secretary. Registered May 31, 1794. Attest, Willis ETHERIDGE

[Deed Book 7, pg. 39-40] April 7, 1794 - I William HUNNINGS for and in consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Alexander L. WHITEHALL for a parcel of land adjoining the land of Asa PARSONS. Beginning at the head of the old division line between WILLIAM HUNNGS along division line on the West Side Fleirts Creek down Creek to the swamp binding the swamp to Joseph  McCORNARY line with his line to William RASELD corner with his line down the Beaver Dam Swamp to the first containing 115 acres.  Witness Saml. SALYEAR JUN., Thos. SANDERSON; Registered Sept. 14, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 40-41] Mar. 28, 1793 - I William MILLER & Prisilla MILLER for and in consideration of the sum of £11 paid to me by John FLOWERS for a parcel of land lying on Kinnekeet. Beginning near the main road thence running East to Farrow FARROWs line along his line to William MILLERS corner then to the Sound running with the Sound to the first, agreeable with the courses of Jacob FARROW SEN. patent containing 50 acres.   Witness John PEEL, Farrow FARROW; Registered June 23, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 41-42] Mar. 1, 1794 - I Samuel JASPER for and in consideration of $40 paid to me by Benjamin HEWITT for a piece of land lying on Knots Island. Beginning at the corner of Henry WHITE SEN. land various courses along WHITEs line to the first containing 4 ¾ acres.  Witness John KEMP?, Southward WATERFIELD; Registered June 24, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 42-43] Mar. 11, 1794 - I William McHAINS & Isabel my Wife for and in consideration of the sum of 100 Spanish Milled Dollars paid to me by John BRYANT for a parcel of land. Beginning on the Sound at a division line between William McHAINS & the orphans of James Lee to the head line division line between McHAINS & the orphans of Francis WILLIAMSON thence to William SHERGOLD fence thence East to the Sound side along the Sound to the first containing 25 acres.  Witness Jesse SIMMONS, Edney SIMMONS; Registered June 24, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 43-44] October 9, 1793 - William MEKINS of Kennekeet on Hatteras Banks sold to Farrow [Pharoah] FARROW, planter of the same place, for 5 Spanish Milled Dollars, one acre of land on Kennekeet joining Joseph WILLIAMS and Jacob FARROW.  Witnesses: Gideon DANIEL, James MEEKINS.  Registered June 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 44] May 2, 1794 - Willis POWERS, planter of Currituck Co. sold to Peter CULPEPPER of Currituck Co., for 4 dollars, a tract of land in Currituck County in the Back Woods near the Virginia line and joining Edwd. DOUGHTY's new road, and Jeremiah SEXTON's line, containing 80 square rods.  /s/ Willis POWERS, Cloe [x her mark] POWERS.  Witnesses: George [x] POWERS, David MINTZ, Edwd. DOUGHTY.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 45] Apr. 5, 1794 - John THOMSON sold to Daniel DUNTON, both of Currituck, for 100, 80 acres in Currituck on Cowinjock Bay by John DOXEY, Armistead SOLES.  /s/ John THOMSON Andey THOMSON. Witness: Josiah NICHOLSON, Rebeckah NICHOLSON; Registered June 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 46] May 26, 1794 - I Willoughby DAUGE for the consideration of 30 Spanish Milled Dollars paid to me by Nathan & Spence HALL for a piece of land & marsh. Beginning on John NORTEN & joyning on Panters Creek & Padricks Creek containing 234 acres.  Witness Jesse SIMMONS, Joseph W. CHRISTOPHER; Registered June 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 46-47] Feb. 22, 1794 - I Richard NICKEN Planter, & Betsey my Wife, late of the County of Currituck, for the consideration of $300 paid to me by Caleb COX for a parcel of land between Moyock Mill & Great Swamp Bridge. Beginning near the South end of Thomas ALLISONs line a corner between ALLISON and Richard NICKEN to a corner between NICKEN & John NORTHERN Esq. thence to George FORKERs corner to another corner of FORKERs land to a gum standing near FORKERs house & in the City line, thence to the Great Swamp thence to Wolf Pit Ridge continue to the first containing 160 acres.  Witness Thos. COX, Lewis COX, Charles GRIMES, Thos. ELLISON; Registered June 26, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 47-48] May 26, 1794 - I Jesse SIMMONS for the consideration of £4 paid to me by Simon MATTHIAS for a parsel of land joining the land whereon MATTHIAS lives. Beginning at Matthias HOLSTEADs corner various courses to first containing 47 ¼ acres.  Witness James BRAY, Edney SIMMONS; Registered June 26, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 48] Feb. 1, 1794 - I William WICKER for the consideration of £16 paid to me by Samuel JASPER for a piece of land situated on Indian Creek. Beginning at the mouth of a ditch the West side of the Creek near the head of the old cross way that divides the land of JASPER & Michael WATERFIELD various courses to the South side of Rice EVANS Nole of land thence to a ditch that divides the Indian Creek land from Mackies Island various courses to the first containing 39 ¼ acres.  Witness Henry WHITE JUN.; Registered June 26, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 48-49] Mar. 31, 1794 - I William ETHERIDGE for the consideration of £6 paid to me by Abel ASHBEE for a parcel of land lying on the North Banks. Beginning at the Sound Side JACOXES? Line running East the course of JACCES line to the Sea various courses of the Sea to Henry PADRICKs line West along PADRICKs line to the Sound various courses of the Sound to the first containing 60 acres.  Witness Lazarus LINTON, Barnabe ETHERIDGE; Registered June 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 49-50] Feb. 19, 1794 - I Thomas BEST for the consideration of $25 paid to me by Levin TWIFORD for a parcel of land situated on the North Banks. Beginning on Daning Ridge Pond Side East course across to Kityhawk Ridge along the Ridge to John LUARKs line thence his line to Daning Ridge Pond up the Pond to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness Peter BRICKHOUSE, Ezrnah BRICKHOUSE; Registered June 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 50] Nov. 30, 1793 - Robbard WILLIAMS of Cape Hatteras Banks in Currituck Co. sold to Ezekiel HOOPER, for £50 lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Kinnekeet beginning at the Landing Creek and running to a post in the old field near the Grave Yard, from said post along the road to a post at William MICKINS' line...., containing 50 acres.  Witnesses: John PEEL, John FLOWER.  Registered: June 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 51] May 20, 1794 - I Asa ETHERIDGE for the consideration of £300 paid to me by Spence HALL for a track of land lying on Powels Point, various courses to Samson ETHERIDGEs land so far as will include 60 acres then to HALL line down his line to the swamp various courses of the swamp to the first containing 60 acres.  Witness Nathan TATEM, Thos. WILLIAMS; Registered June 28, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 51-52] March 22, 1794 - I Thomas FEREBEE & Elizabeth his Wife for the consideration of £18 & 6 Shillings paid to me by William FREMAN for a tract of land containing 8 acres beginning at Moyock Creek.  Witness Hez. PURRINGTON, Charles BRIGHT; Registered June 30, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 52-53] Nov. 20, 1793 -  William MEEKINS of Cape Hatteras Banks in Currituck Co. sold to Robbard WILLIAMS, for £50 lawful money, a tract of land lying on Kinnekeet beginning at William MEEKINS' creek and running to Robbard WILLIAMS' line, then to the head of Joseph WILLIAMS, dec'd., creek, containing 50 acres.  Witnesses: John PEEL, John FLOWER.  Registered: June 30, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 53-54] March 10, 1794 - I John WORMINGTON & Mary his Wife for the consideration of 30 Silver Dollars paid to me by Joseph BALLENTINE for a parcel of land. Beginning at the Widow STANDLEYs land various courses to Charles BRIGHT & Peter BALLENTINE land East binding on BALLENTINE line various courses to the first containing 20 acres.  Witness Caleb WILSON, Thos. FEREBEE; Registered June 30, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 54] March 29, 1794 - Capt. Samuel WILLIAMS and Anna (?) his wife, sold to John DOXEY, all of Currituck, for 300 silver dollars, 68 acres of land in Currituck by CAMPBELL's line; John PERKINS; Jeremiah PERKINS; Wm BELL; KINSEY's line.  /s/ Saml. WILLIAMS, Anna (Anne?) WILLIAMS. Witnesses, John WILLIAMS, Daniel DUNTON; Registered July 8, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 55-56] May 20, 1794 - I Spence HALL for the consideration of £300 paid to me by Asa ETHERIDGE for a tract of land. Beginning on Tarkeln Point near Currituck Sound running up a Creek known by the name of Daviss Creek various course to Jesse DUKES line along his line to Thos. GREGORIES line down his line to the Sound side various courses of the Currituck Sound to the first containing 64 acres.  Witness Nathan HALL, Thos. WILLIAMS; Registered July 8, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 56] April 12, 1788 - I Richard ETHERIDGE for the consideration of £13 all ready to me paid by my Son Henry ETHERIDGE have sold unto him some part of my household goods and some sheep, 1 hand mill, 1 great squar table, 1 iron pot & pot hooks, 1 iron skillet, 1 linning wheel, 1 gallon pewter bason, 1 fether bed bead stead and furniture & 5 head of sheep & their increase.  Witness Aaron BRITE, Anne BRITE, Sarah BRITE; Registered April 12, 1788

[Deed Book 7, pg. 57-58] March 6, 1794 - I Joseph MORGAN & Sucky MORGAN of Cape Hatteras Banks for the consideration of £9 paid to me by Pharrow FARROW for a tract of land near the Cape. Beginning on the plains then running on the South side of the head of Hill Creek running down the Creek to the Sound side along various courses of the Sound various courses to the beginning so that be completely 50 acres, it being part of a patent No. 312 that was granted to Henry BLACK May 5, 1769.  Witness William MILLER, Francis FARROW, Francis JACKSON; Registered July 8, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 58] June 14, 1793 - Joseph GRAY sold to Benjamin TAYLOR for 175 Spanish milled dollars, one negro named Ned (?). Witnesses Thomas ECCLESTON, Thos GREY;  Registered July 8, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 58-59] Oct. 14, 1793 - I Henry CULPEPPER for the consideration of £11 paid to me by Nicholas CULPEPPER JUN. for a tract of land. Beginning at Thos. CULPEPPER North corner running westward to David CREEKMORs line various courses to the first 50 acres.  Witness Peter CULPEPPER, Mary CULPEPPER; Registered July 9, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 59-60] Dec. 18, 1793 - I Mordicai BEASLEY, Lydia BEASLEY & Bridgett BEASLEY for and in consideration of £30 paid to us by William BEASLEY for a  parcel of land containing 2 acres.  Witness Cornelius BEASLEY, Taylor BEASLEY; Registered July 9, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 60-61] 1794 - I George FISHER for the consideration of the Natural Love I bear unto my Son William FISHER & also for the better maintenance preferment of him I hereby grant unto him a messuage of land whereon I now live. Various courses to PARKERs line near ¼ mile thence to first containing 30 acres.  Witness Samuel ????? , Adam POYNER; Registered July 9, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 61] April 10, 1794 - I Matthias TOWLER for the consideration of £10 paid to me by Peter BRICKHOUSE for a parcel of land on the North Banks containing 50 acres. Beginning at Dancing? Ridge Pond then running down Kittehawk Ridge to the first.  Witness Leven TWIFORD, William DOWDY; Registered July 10, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 61-62] 1794 - I William BEASLEY of Ronoak Island for and in consideration of 10 ½  Spanish Miled Dollars paid to me by Stephen BEASLEY for all the priviledge that was given by my Grandfather Stephen WESTCOTT to me in the marsh on Ronoak Island known by the Back Marsh.  Witness Lazarus LINTON, Henry BEASLEY; Registered July 10, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 62-63] April 8, 1794 - Randolph JONES, SR. sold to Thos. JARVIS, ship carpender, both of Currituck, 2 acres of land in Currituck situate and lying on WinMill Shore.  Witnesses, Thos TAYLOR, Edwd. TAYLOR; Registered July 10, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 63] May 26, 1792 - I John SKINNER Marshall for North Carolina District, received of Mr. Griffin DAUGE the sum of $117.75 for 2 negroes Solomon & Esther, which negroes was taken by Execution issued from District Court held at Newbern for North Carolina District from John HUMPHRIES Esq. & sold at Publick Auction & Griffin DAUGE being highest bid.  Witness Thomas JARVES; Registered July 10, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 63] May 28, 1794 - I Thomas HEATH for the consideration of £50 paid to me by Daniel LINDSEY for 1 negro boy called Jack about 10 years old.  Witness Tulley DAUGE, Joseph K. CHRISTOPHER; Registered July 10, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 64] Feb. 25, 1794 - I Thomas HALL & Betsey my Wife for the consideration of $300 paid to me by Henry GUY for a parcel of land. Beginning at Bay side CALLIS line along his line to the old main road along road to WARDS line down the center of Branch to the River so binding on River to the first containing 70 acres.  Witness Thomas TILLETT; Registered July 11, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 65] Dec. 17, 1793 - Richard DOBBS to Adam POYNER and Thos. TAYLOR, for 30 shillings for every hundred acres, 165 1/2 acres bounded by Wm SMITH, Edward TAYLOR, and Joseph TAYLOR. /s/ J. GLASGOW, Secretary. Registered, August 30, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 65] June 27, 1794 - Agreeable to a Commission to me directed, John NORTHERN have privately and apart examined Nancy COX and concerning her consent of the within conveyed land and premises who did acknowledge that she freely & of her own consent without fear or compulsion of her Husband Caleb COX.  /s/ John NORTHERN J.P.; Registered Aug. 30, 1794.  [This probably refers to the land mentioned in Deed Book 7, pg. 32-33]

[Deed Book 7, pg. 66-67] July 23, 1793 - I Joseph GAMEWELL & Esther my Wife for and in the consideration of £8 paid to me by Samuel GREGORY for a parcel of land on Powels Point. Beginning at Samuel GREGORYs fence various courses to the first containing 2 acres.  Witness S. HALL, Benj. SIKES, Thos. DUDLEY; Registered Sept. 12, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 67-68] Aug. 27, 1794 -  I Samuel SALYEAR Sheriff by virtue of a Writ of Feirs Faceis issued out of Court of Please & Quarter Session directing me to cause to be made out of the goods chattles & lands of Hezekiah PURRINGTON & Drusilla PURRINGTON & if not sufficient of theirs to be found of Joseph FEREBEE the sum of £43 3 Shillings & 5 Pence 3 Farthings which lately recover by John SYMMONDS against them. In obedience of Writ I did enter and take into possession a tract of land known by the name of HAYMANs Place whereon Haymonds Widow now lives. Situate in the District of Moyock bounded by the lands of Marmeduke COX, John NORTHERN, Joseph MAY & Thos. COX. After public notice at Publik Vendue when & where Joseph FEREBEE Esq. appeared & bid £67 which was highest bid. By virtue of Writ I Samuel SALYEAR Sheriff have granted & conveyed unto Joseph FEREBEE said land.   Witness Hilary SIMMONS, Caleb WIKER?; Registered Sept. 15, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 68-69] March 14, 1794 - I Hilary & Mitchel SIMMONS for the consideration of £12 paid to us by John GRAY for a piece of Cypress Swamp being part of the land bout of T. YOUNGHUSBAND & part out of Hilary SIMMONS new Patent.  Beginning at the edge of the swamp side not far of the old Bridge various courses to Widow JARVIS line along her line to John GRAYs line beginning tree of Hilary SIMMONS new patent along GRAYs line various courses to the first for 24 acres.  Witness Rich. HOLSTEAD, William HOLSTEAD; Registered Sept. 15, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 69] June 14, 1794 - John SANDERSON sold to Lemuel SANDERSON, both of Currituck, for £200, Negro girls called Sarah and Pleasant and one Negro boy called Dick. Witnesses, Thos. SANDERSON, Benjamin TAYLOR, Alex. WHITEHALL and Saml. SALYEAR; Registered September 16, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 70-71] Aug. 26, 1789 - I Kedar MULDER Sheriff by virtue of a Writ of Fiere Facis issued out of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions directing me to cause out of the goods chattles & lands of Thomas HAYMAN Esq. deceased in the hands of John SIMMONS Executor, you cause the sum of £17 8 Shillings & 8 Pence lately recovered by James PHILLIPS against him. In obedience of Writ I did enter & took into possession a tract of land known by the Light Swamp in the District of Moyock. Bounded by the Orphans of Thos. WHEATLEY, Caleb COX, Thos. COX, Solomon WILSON, John BRIGHT, Parker SWINDAL, Francis Williamson BRIGHTS, Abel ETHERIDGE & Joseph VALLENTINE. At Publick Vendue when & where Joseph FEREBEE Esq. did appear & bid £25 for the messuage of land. I Kedar MULDER Sheriff by virtue of Writ did grant the land unto Joseph FEREBEE.   Witness Hilary SIMMONS, James PHILLIPS; Registered Sept. 16, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 71-72] May 30, 1792 - I Thomas P. WILLIAMS Sheriff by virtue of a Writ of Firi Facias issued out of the Court of Currituck which ordered me out of the goods chattles & lands of John Hayman deceased to cause the sum of £13 17 Shillings which lately was recovered by Dory DAUGE assignee of James SYMMONS. In obedience of Writ I did enter and take possession of a tract of land containing 101 acres situate in Moyock being part of a tract patened by Jacob GOODMAN & sold by John NORTHERN Esq. to John HAYMAN commonly called Light Swamp. Beginning at a corner between the premises & Luke BARNARD then to Solomon COX JUN. line to a corner between Solomon COX & Joseph FEREBEE then to Moses FREEMANs line along his line to Haymans old line to the first. I did expose the land for sale where & when Edward DOUGHTY did appear & bid 3 Shillings per acre & was highest bidder. By virtue of Writ I Thomas P. WILLIAMS have conveyed unto Edward DOUGHT the said land.  Witness Luke BARNARD, Thos. COX, David MINTZ; Registered Sept. 16, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 72-73] May 29, 1794 - I Samuel SALYEAR Sheriff by order of 2 Writs of Fire Facis issued out of Court House commanding me that of as much of the lands & tenements of Solomon BENNETT deceased in the hands of Jonathan WILLIAMSON Adm. To cause the sum of £16 & 2 Shillings which out of 2 suits brought by BARTIE & WILSON & Demsey NORTHERN against WILLIAMS was recovered.  In obedience of Writs I did enter & take into possession a tract of land beginning on Moyock Creek joining Matthew BENNETTs land binding on his land to Joseph BALLENTINE land along his line to Moses BENNETTs land binding on his land to Moyock Creek along the Creek to the first containing 13 ½ acres. July 11, 1794 land was exposed for sale where & when Caleb WILSON did appear & bid the sum of £17 and was highest bid. By virtue of 2 Writs I Samuel SALYEAR Sheriff have granted & convey said land unto Caleb WILSON. ; Registered Sept. 17, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 73] May 15, 1794 - Lemuel SANDERSON & Sabria? his wife sold to Saml. SALYEAR, JUNR., all of Currituck, for £60, for 50 acres of land on the limit of Narrows Shore by Saml. SALYEAR, SEN., Peter LITCHFIELD, John BARRETT.  Witness: William WOODHOUSE, Jesse TAYLOR; Registered September 17, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 74] Sept. 30, 1793 - I Asa LEE for the consideration of £53, 6 Shillings & 8 Pence paid to me by John WALMSLEY for a parcel of land called the Long Field being at the head of John WALMSLEYs Mill Pond. Beginning at Saml. LEEs line then to Elanor ETHERIDGE & William BLOUNTs lines containing 50 acres. Being taken out of a patent containing 200 acres granted to Nehemiah HEATH date Dec. 1, 22 year of his Majestys reign.   Witness Willis BALLANCE, Frankey WRIGHT; Registered Sept. 18, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 75] April 2, 1794 - I Joseph GRAY for the consideration of £55 for a negro boy named March.  Witness Thos. BERNARD, Randolph JONES, Thos. GRAY; Registered Sept. 18, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 75-76] Aug. 27, 1794 - I John WALMSLEY for the consideration of  £15 paid to me by Thomas WILLOUGHBY for the rights to ½ the land held under patent dated Nov. 13, 1790 for 161 acres, that is to say ¼ part of the whole at each end.  Witness Hez. PURRINGTON, John DEAN?; Registered Sept. 18, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 76] July 4, 1794 - I Joshua HARRISON for the consideration of £50 paid to me by John HILL for a parcel of land lying on Powels Point adjoining the land of Benjamin SIKES being part of GIBBONS tract. Beginning at Joshua GIBBONs line running down SIKES line to the plantation then down to the Great Gut including all the marse thence as the mash to Joshuas then to first including Canse ridge including 50 acres.  Witness Absolom GREVES, John McCOY; Registered Sept. 19, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 77] June 30, 1794 - John BRABBELL sold to William BRABBELL, both of Currituck, for £60, 60 acres of land by John TATUM, John THOMSON, Tatum BRABELL. Witnesses: Tatum BRABELL and William TAYLOR; Registered September 19, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 77] March 10, 1794 - I Stephen BROOKS SEN. For divers good causes & considerations of me moving & the natural affection which I bear unto my Son Isaac BROOKS doeth give & grant unto him a parcel of land lying on Cape Hatteras Banks. Beginning at the back marsh at Elizabeth DRINGs line running with Henry Clarks line to the Southermost line of Stephen BROOKS patent then with Major CLARKs line to Southeast corner of Stephen BROOKS patent with his back line to Elizabeth DRINGs line with her line to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness Major CLARK, William ADKINS; Registered Sept. 19, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 78-79] June 17, 1794 - I Hezekiah PURRINGTON for the consideration of £75 paid to me by Samuel SOREY for all that tract of land near Moyock Mill. Beginning at what was formerly Thos. WAMSLEYs line then to Carter BARNETs line thence North to a corner formerly Jesse BENNETS line thence to the first containing 30 acres.  Witness Demsey NORTHERN, Robt. GORDEN, Powers POYNER; Registered Sept. 20, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 79-80] April 5, 1794 - I William ONEEL SEN. Of Chickmiomachco for the consideration of £50 paid to me by Christopher ONEEL for a tract of land lying on Chicknicomackco, beginning at Christopher ONEEL SEN. Line various courses to the first containing 100 acres.  Witness Major CLARK, Thos. FARROW; Registered Sept. 22, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 80-81]  Aug. 11, 1794 - George MIDYETT of Arrimaskeet in Hyde County sold to Christopher O'NEEL, SEN'R. of Chickamacomico in Currituck County, for £100, a tract of land lying on Chickamacomico containing 50 acres.  Wit: Major CLARK, John FLOWER.  /s/ George [x] MIDYETT

[Deed Book 7, pg. 81] May 23, 1794 - Thomas DUNKIN of Currituck County sold to John BRACHAM of Currituck County, for £20 in gold or silver, a parcel of land on Hatteras Banks joining William QUIDLEY's line, beginning at the corner of said Thomas DUNKIN's land, containing 50 acres.  Witnesses: Major CLARK, Thos. QUIDLEY

[Deed Book 7, pg. 82] July 21, 1794 - I John HILL for the consideration of £50 paid to me by James WILLIAMS for a piece of land lying on Powels Point. Beginning at the corner of Zorababel HARRISONs line with his land on Southwest and Samson ETHERIDGEs line on Northwest to Eastered so far as will include 40 acres.  Witness Absolom GREVES, John McCOY; Registered Sept. 22, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 82-83] April , 1790 - I Abraham FARROW of Hatteras Banks for the consideration of £10 paid to me by Ebenezer JESTER of Hyde County for a peace of land lying on Hatteras Banks. Beginning at a line of a peace of land Isaac FARROW SEN. give to his Son Isaac FARROW it being part of a peace Isaac FARROW SEN. bought of William ELKS on the Sound Side to the Southwestward of King Point various courses to the first station containing 50 acres.  Witness Francis ROLISON, Christopher ROLISON, Christopher FARROW; Registered Sept. 23, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 83-84] June 5, 1794 - I Ebenezer JESTER of Hyde County for the consideration of £15 paid to me by Thomas QUIDLEY for a peace of land lying on Hatteras Banks. Beginning at a line of a peace of land Isaac FARROW SEN. Give to his Son Isaac FARROW it being part of a peace Isaac FARROW SEN. Bought of William ELKS on the Sound Side to the Southwestward of King Point various courses to the first station containing 50 acres.  Witness Major CLARK, Christopher FARROW; Registered Sept. 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 84] Aug. 4, 1794 - I Margret KEELING Widow & Relict of Robert KEELING deceased of Princess Anne County Virginia for the consideration of £23 3 Shillings & 6 Pence paid to me by William BROCK (Son of Thomas), John JAMES (Son of Edward),  Joshua JAMES & Thomas WALKER for 1 Island of land and marsh called Du Island containing 103 acres. Beginning between Cartridges Point and Broad Creek various courses along Broad Creek to the first & lying between Old Currituck Inlet & Knots Island the same land & marsh that William MOSLEY deceased late of Princess Anne County Virginia Father of Margaret KEELING purchased of Wright WESCOTT & Frankey his Wife, by deed dated Nov. 7, 1771. It having been devised to Frankey by her Father Thomas WATTS/WATHE? Deceased.  Witness W. NIMMO, Nathan BAYES, David FENTRESS; Registered Sept. 23, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 85] June 5, 1794 - I  Willis BALLANCE for the consideration of £9 paid to me by Willoughby DAUGE for a tract of land lying in a patent granted to Josiah NICHOLSON beginning at a corner dividing John ETHERIDGEs Lam WILSON & NICHOLSONs patent land binding on John ETHERIDGE & Lam. WILSON line so as to conclude 50 acres.  Witness Will. MOUND, John SLEIGHT; Registered June 5, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 86]  June 30, 1794 - John BRABBELL sold to Tatum BRABELL, both of Currituck, for £50, 5 acres of land by Will BURTON, Willoughby WHITE, John TATUM.  Witnesses: William TAYLOR, William BRABELL; Registered September 24, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 87]  Aug. 2, 1794 - I George ROWLAND for the consideration of £150 paid to me by Willis BRIGHT for a parcel of land containing 280 acres lying on the North side of the Norwest Branch of Tulls Creek. Beginning various courses of the Meriay Run up the Run to William FLORES land to Saml. LEEs land various courses to the first, being part of a tract of land which formerly grated to John NODSON/HODSON by patent dated Aug. 2, 1794.  Witness Jos. BALLENTINE, Davis BALLENTINE; Registered Sept. 24, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 88]  Aug. 2, 1794 - I Willis BRIGHT & Mary his Wife for the consideration of £75 paid to me by George ROWLAND for a piece of land beginning at Jonathan FRESELS line running & joining FRISELS line to Letticia BELLs line then to Thos. FLORES line & joining his line to main road along road to the first containing 60 acres.  Witness Jos. BALLENTINE, Betsey STANLEY; Registered Sept. 24, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 88]  Aug. 26, 1794 - Joseph GRAY & Mary his wife, sold to Peter MORRISSETT, all of Currituck, for £100, 50 acres of land in Currituck by William HOLLOWAY, Ann POYNER, land formerly belonging to Lemuel SIMMONS. Fifty acres.  Witnesses: Wm. TAYLOR, S. FEREBEE; Registered September 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 89-90]  April 18, 1794 - I Frances HOLSTEAD for the consideration of 5 Shillings paid to me by William SIMMONS for a parcel of land containing 72 ½ acres near Morsses Point being the South part of a tract formerly belonging to John WICKER deceases whereon William SIMMONS now lives.  Witness Jonathan SIMMONS, William MACKIE; Registered Sept. 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 90]  Dec. 7, 1793 - I Matthew D. GREVES for the consideration of £100 paid to me by Wilson WEBB of Chowan County for a parcel of land lying on Powels Point. Beginning at Joseph GAMEWELL land with his line to Richard DOUGHTs line with his line to the main road then to Nathan HALLs line with his line to Jacob LUTS line with his line to James FIRBUSH/FIRBEESH land then to first containing 80 acres.  Witness Nathan HALL, Elizabeth HALL; Registered Sept. 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 91]  April 26, 1793 - I James FORBES & Mary my Wife for the consideration of £8 paid to me by Matthew D. GRIVES for a tract of land on Powels Point. Beginning in the old line of EVINEs patent with his line to Rich’d DOUGHs line with his line various courses to DOWDYs line the farther line then straight line to first containing 8 acres.  Witness Thos. GREGORY, Luke BROWN, Nathan HALL; Registered Sept. 25, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 91-92]  Aug. 2, 1794 - I Aaron BRIGHT Executor to the Last Will and Testament of Richard ETHERIDGE deceased, of Camden County, for the consideration of £72 2 Shillings by Peter CULPEPPER the sum being the highest bid of premises which sale of was directed in the Last Will & Testament of Richard ETHERIDGE with 6 months credit. Beginning at a beech between Daniel McCOY & Daniel MACKPARSON thence NW to Daniel McCOYs line it being the land that Richard Etheridge died seized and possessed with.  Witness Daniel  MACKPARSON, Jesse ETHERIDGE; Registered Sept. 26, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 92-94]  1794 - Know ye that I John Earl GRANVILLE for the consideration of 10 Shillings for every 100 acres paid to me by Absolom COX  for a parcel of land containing 200 acres. Beginning on the North Side of the land belonging to the heirs of William POYNER deceased. Beginning on the Bay side of POYNERs corner then to LURRYs corner along his line various courses to the first. Yielding and paying that Absolom COX pay the yearly rent of 8 Shillings which is the rate of 3 Shillings for every 100 acres.  /s/ GRANVILLE.  Witness William SHERGOLD, Rich’d VIGERS; Registered Sept. 26, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 94] Jan. 27, 1794 - Randolph JONES and his wife Lovey, to Alex. WHITEHALL. January 27, 1794. Listed as being sold (in text) to Thomas TAYLOR for £22 and 10 shillings,10 acres of  land beginning at Thomas TAYLOR's line.  /s/ Randolph JONES and Lovey (x) JONES. Witnesses: Joseph (x) JONES, Edwd. TAYLOR, Wm. TAYLOR, and Saml. SALYEAR.  By Alex WHITEHALL, Sheriff; Registered September 26, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 95-96] May 25, 1794 - I Demsey CASSEY & Elizabeth CASSEY of Borough of Norfolk, for the consideration of $30 paid to me by Thomas MERCER for all that parcel of land lying in Currituck County joining Thos. CAMPBELLs & Evan THOMPSON & William or Aaron BRIGHTs the land formerly Seth CURLIG & conveyed to Horatia BUSSHELL & from him to CASSEY containing 20 acres.  Witness John HARDMAN, Ephram JARVES, Christain HIBBERN, John TURLONGTON?, Solomon JARVES; Registered Sept. 27, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 96] Jan 3, 1794 - I Thomas WILLIAMS for the consideration of £4 paid to me by Robert WARD of Princess Anne County Virginia for a parcel of land and marsh lying on the East side of BROWNs land & marsh near the old Currituck Inlet containing 20 acres. Being part of the land and marsh John BROWN bought of Wm. WOODHOUSE dated Oct. 4, 1761.  Witness Malachi DUDLEY JUN., MalachI DUDLEY; Registered Sept. 30, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 96] Aug. 19, 1794 - Randolph JONES and his wife Lovey sold to Edward TAYLOR for £40 and 2 shillings, land that was bordered by the Thos. TAYLOR line & Moses CAPPS.  Witness Thos. TAYLOR, William TAYLOR; Alex WHITEHALL and Thos TAYLOR gave oath when registered, on September 30, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 97-98] July 19, 1794 - I Samuel SOREY & Lillie SOREY for the consideration of £35 paid to me by Powers POYNER for a messuage of land. Beginning at a corner in Carter BARNETs line along his line then to a corner in Carter BARNET & Samuel SOREYs line various courses to the first containing 40 acres. Witness Jesse BARNET, Rich.  GUARDNER, Isbel WORDEN; Registered Sept. 30, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 99-99] March 9, 1793 - I Thomas BERNARD for the consideration of £5 paid to me by John SANDERSON SEN. For a parcel of land containing 5 acres.  Witness Thos. POYNER, Thos. SANDERSON; Registered Oct. 1, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 99] Aug. 26, 1794 - Benjamin TAYLOR sold to Nathaniel BROCK for $427, 100 acres of land; no names mentioned on bordering land. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR and Ann (x) TAYLOR. Witness Hosea BALL, Thos WILLIAMS; Registered October 1, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 100] Aug. 28, 1794 - We Joseph BALLENTINE & Davis BALLENTINE both of full ege of 21 years Sons of Henry BALLENTINE deceased, doth agree to divide a parcel of land being the land Henry BALLENTINE live and died on and given to us by our Father in his Last Will and Testament joining on Jesse SIMMONS land various courses then joining Francis MORSEs line, we both agree afsd. Line to be the dividing line & Joseph BALLENTINE has choice is the Easterdly side of the road with part of the swamp.  Witness John LEE, Lewis COX; Registered Oct. 1, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 100-101] Aug. 23, 1794 - I Jesse BENNETT & Uphan my Wife for the consideration of 151 Spanish Dollars paid to me by Henry BRIGHT for a persell of land joining Mr. Ewd DOUGHTYs line then joining Samuel SORAS/SOREYs? line containing 30 acres.  Witness Jos. BALLLENTINE, Samuel BALLANCE,  Hezekiah PURRINGTON; Registered Oct. 1, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 101-102] Aug. 20, 1794 - I Joseph PELL & Elizabeth my Wife  of Camden for the consideration of $150 paid to me by Nathan HALL for a tract of land lying on Currituck Shore adjoining William MAUNDs land on the North West of Currituck Sound on the East by Willoughby WHITE on the Southeast being the tract of land which Alex. LINDSEY deceased possessed containing 100 acres.  Witness Southey FORBES, Courtney TATUM; Registered Oct. 1, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 102-103] June 17, 1794 - I Jesse BENNETT for the Natural Love & affection that I bareth unto my daughter Frances POYNER & for the better maintenance & livelihood of her hath given & granted unto her a messuage of land bounding on Hezekiah PURRINGTONs land on the East by Carter BARNET land on the West part by Jesse BENNETT land on the Southeast being part of the tenure? Whereon Jesse BENNETT now lives. If Frances POYNER should have no heirs of her body then I give the messuage of land to Powers POYNER her Husband and his lifetime at his deat to return to the surviving heirs of Jesse BENNETT.  Witness Hezekiah PURRINGTON, Wm. FREEMAN, Robt. GORDON; Registered Oct. 2, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 103] Aug. 25, 1794 - Sarah BONNEY deed of gift to her two sons, William and Gideon. To both a negro wench named Tamer. To Gideon one colt about three months. Mentions son Jonathan BONNEY.  /s/ Sarah (x) BONNEY.  Witnesses: Henry WHITE, Wm. TAYLOR; Registered October 2, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 103-104] June 17, 1794 - I Jesse BENNETT for the Natural Love & affection which I bareth unto my Daughter Pricilla SOREY & for the better maintainance  & livelihood of her hath granted unto her a tenement of land. Beginning at the other part of Jesse BENNETT & beginning in Nathaniel WILSONs line thence across the main road to Henry BRIGHTs line along his line to Carter BARNETS line running along his line to a corner along Carter BARNETS & Hezekiah PURRINGTONs line to the main road various courses to the first containing 100 acres. If Pricillia SOREY should die with no heirs of her body then said land to return to Jesse BENNETT after the death of Samuel SOREY her Husband.  Witness Hezekiah PURRINGTON, Wm. FREEMAN, Robt. GORDON; Registered Oct. 2, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 105] July 11, 1794 - We the subscribers having been summoned & sworn have proceded to divide the lands formerly belonging to Moses BENNETT deceased, unto Matthew BENNETT the part joining Euphan STANDLEY agreeable to his Father Will; unto Solomon BENNETT dec’d the part joining Matthew BENNETT; unto Moses BENNETT the next part joining Solomon BENNETT dec’d unto John BENNETT the next part joining Moses BENNETTs & joining Peter BALLENTINEs land as expressed in the surveyors plot. John & Moses BENNETT to pay unto Solomon BENNETT deceased part the sum of 12 Shillings & 6.  Land on Moyock Creek.  Witness Thos. POYNER surveyor.  /s/ Lem. WILSON, Edw. DOUGHTY, Max. BOWREN  ; Registered Oct. 2, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 105-108] June 20, 1771 - I John ANSELL Esquire & Dinah my Wife for the consideration of £30 paid to me by Frederick BLOUNT of Pasquotank County Attorney at Law for a messuage of land adjoining the land whereon John ANSELL now lives (lately the property of Caleb ANSELL Brother to John ANSELL) taken and seized from Caleb ANSELL by virtue of a Writ issued out of the Superior Court of Justice held for District of Edenton and sold to Frederick BLOUNT at public vendue containing 300 acres, bounded by John ANSELLs land where he now lives on one side and Henry WHITE on the other.  Witness Henry WHITE, Holl. WILLIAMS; Registered Nov. 29, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 108-109] Sept. 29, 1794 - I Lemuel SANDERSON for the consideration of $1587 ½ Silver Dollars paid to me by Benjamin TAYLOR SEN. For a parcel of land. Beginning on the Sound Side near Rich. Barrett formerly lived thence to Laurel Swamp with the swamp to Thomas SANDERSONs corner thence to a corner between Thomas & Lemuel SANDERSON thence to the head of Thomas SANDERSONs ditch with the ditch & creek to Currituck Narrows with the Narrows various courses to the first containing 390 acres.  Witness Thomas HEATH, Joseph SIMMONS; Registered Jan. 15, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 109-110] Nov. 21, 1794 - We James ETHERIDGE, Hollowell ETHERIDGE, Anna KING, Samuel & Mary SIMMONS for the consideration of  £50 paid to us by Jesse SIMMONS for a parcel of land containing 50 acres. Binding on Davis BALENTINE land & Willis BALLANCE & Nathan LEEs orphans and Daniel LEE land, being the land that formerly belong to John ETHERIDGE.  Witness Wm. SIMMONS, Thos. GISBORN; Registered Jan. 14, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 110]  May 27, 1794 - I George FISHER am held & firmly bound in the full & just sum of £300. The condition of the obligation is such that if George FISHER do well & truly at the request of Robert POYNER make a Deed of Bargain & Sale for 100 acres of Swamp land joining on John FISHERs & the beginning of George FISHERs patent and not to suffer any timber to be cut or got of the said 100 acres by himself or anyone other than POYNER own people or his 2 Sons until the land can be laid out & a deed given.  Witness William TAYLOR, Josiah NICHOLSON; Registered Jan. 14, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 110-111]  Oct. 23, 1794 - I Charles BRIGHT & Mary my Wife for the consideration of £25 paid to me by Samuel ETHERIDGE for a parcel of land. Beginning in Bennett ARMSTRONGs line then to Able ETHERIDGEs line running up his line to Charles BRIGHTs line along his line various courses to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness James ETHERIDGE, Jesse BRIGHT; Registered Jan. 15, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 111-112]  Nov. 3, 1794 - I Parker SWANDEL for the consideration of the Natural Love and affection which I bear unto my Beloved Friend John POWERS and other good causes me moving have given & granted unto him 2 feather beds & firnetor, 3 Eiron pots, 8 dishes which is pewter & pan, 5 pewter basons, 10 pewter plates, 5 hoggs, 10 head of cattle, one han mill, 7 spoons, 2 chists, some juggs & ???? Bottles, one case of knives & forks some old cask, 2 tables, ½ pint pott & all rest of my goods & chattles.  Witness Peter CULPEPPER, John NORTHERN; Registered Jan. 15, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 112-113]  Nov. 17, 1794 - I James SPRY SEN. & Jemimah my Wife for the consideration of £100 paid by my Son James SPRY JUN. for a parcel of land being part of the coheirs of Asarikam PARKER the Father of Jemimah SPRY. Joining Charles GRIGGS binding with him into the swamp to Saml. SALYEARs Esq. line with his line to the Sound side with the Sound to the first containing 30 acres.  Witness Thomas HEATH, John MACKHORNEY; Registered Jan. 15, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 113]  Nov. 3, 1794 - I Parker SWINDEL for the consideration of £20 paid to me by John POWERS for a tract of land near the Great Swamp in the Back Woods of Moyock Distract. Beginning in Josiah CHERRYs line along his line to William POWERS line to Willis BRIGHTs  line along his line to Joseph FEREBEEs line along his line to Willis BRIGHTs line along his line to the Great Swamp along the swamp to the first containing 200 acres.  Witness Peter CULPEPPER, John NORTHERN; Registered Jan. 16, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 114] Oct. 4, 1794 - Samuel SALYEAR JUNR. sold to Benjamin TAYLOR, SENIOR for 6£5, land that was property of Joseph GRAY and wife.  Witnesses, William WOODHOUSE, Edward TAYLOR; Registered January 16, 1795. William TAYLOR, attested.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 114] Oct. 15, 1794 - I Moses FREEMAN for the consideration of $81 Silver dollars & ¼ paid to me by Silas BRIGHT for a tract of land now in the possession of Cornelius DAVIS containing 98 acres. Being the land Josiah DAVIS former Husband of Uphan FREEMAN now Wife of Moses FREEMAN.  Witness Joseph BALLENTINE, Aaron BRIGHT, Cornelius DAVIS; Registered Jan. 16, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 115] Oct. 27, 1794 - Benjamin TAYLOR sold to Lemuel SANDERSON for 1000 silver dollars land that borders William NICHOLSON's patent; Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN.  /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR, Ann (x) TAYLOR. Witness:  Hosea BALL, Polley (x) SIMMONS; Registered January 17, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 116-117] Mar. 19, 1794 - We James ETHERIDGE, Anna KING, & Jesse SIMMONS, Samuel SIMMONS, & Mary SIMMONS for the consideration of £68 paid to us by William SIMMONS for 2 peicus of land being part of a patent patented by Absalom LEGGETT and sold by him to Amos ETHERIDGE SEN. Land bounded beginning William GLASGOEs corner then Willoughby DAUGEs corner then patent line to William SIMMONSs corner with his line to the Herring Run down the Run to the first being 40 acres. The 2nd piece beginning at what was formerly Benjamin DAUGEs corner then the patent line to the old Mill Ditch with ditch up Herring Run to John HUMPHRIES land along his line to the first containing 10 acres.  Witness Kedar MULDER, Willis SIMMONS; Registered Jan. 17, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 117-118] Aug. 23, 1794 - I John NORTHERN & Dolly my Wife for the consideration of $55 paid to me by John POWERS for a tract of land lying in the Back Woods of Moyock. Beginning various courses to the old Patent line formerly called Daniel McCOYs line along patent lint to Willis BRIGHT Esq. down his line to the Greate Swamp along the swamp to the first containing 100 acres.  Witness James PHILLIPS, James POWERS, Edw. DOUGHTY JUN.; Registered Jan. 20, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 119] April 17, 1794 - I Jonathan LINDSEY for the consideration of £100 paid to me by Thomas JARVES for a negro garl called Pegg.  Witness Nathan HALL, S. HALL; Registered Jan. 21, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 119] Sept. 20, 1794 - I William WROTEN for the consideration of £125 paid to me by Jacob SAWYER of Camden County, for a piece of land situate on North River joining William CHANDLERs land. Beginning with Chandlers line then to Lamuel RUSSELLs line along his line to Thomas SANDERSONs and my division tree thence along the River side to the first containing 100 acres.  Witness Gamiel WRIGHT, William GRAY; Registered Jan. 21, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 120] Nov. 20, 1794 - I John BRAY & Siller BRAY for the consideration of $700 paid to me by James BRAY for a tract of land containing 122 acres, being about 1 mile from Tulls Bridge. Being part of land Wallis BRAY SEN. give to his Son William BRAY & after his decease of William BRAY give the afsd. part to his Grand Son John BRAY, it being the Eastmost side of afsd. tract containing 122 acres to join the land now belonging to Josiah HOLSTEAD & Reuben HOLSTEAD. Beginning at the former corner between John BRAY & James BRAY running up a line joining Josiah HOLSTEAD & Rubin HOLSTEAD to the head of Rubins line thence to Edw. BUNNELL then joining Holl. WILLIAMS to a corner between Holl. WILLIAMS & John BRAY thence to the first.  Witness Andr. BATES, David TATEM, John SIMMONS; Registered Jan. 21, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 121] Sept. 9, 1794 - Thomas PARKER, JUN. sold to William BALLANCE, both of Currituck, for £75, 88 acres of land in Currituck by Armistead SOLES, LEACH.  Witnesses, Daniel LINDSAY, Benj. TAYLOR; Registered January 22, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 121-122] Sept. 9, 1794 - We Thomas PARKER JUN. & William BALLANCE are held & firmly bound unto Thomas PARKER SEN. in the sum of £500, the condition of the obligation is that PARKER JUN. & BALLANCE shall at all times constantly find & provide Thomas PARKER SEN. sufficient house room and fire side & sufficient meet, drink, washing & lodgin also sufficient good & worm cloaths for winter & summer and all other nessarys of life both in sickness & helth for & duing his Natural Life.  Witness Saml. SALYEAR Jun, Benj. TAYLOR, Daniel LINDSEY; Registered Jan. 22, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 122] Sept. 30, 1794 - Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. sold to John TAYLOR, JUN. for £28, land on the eastern side of Jonathan TAYLOR's plantation. Line of Thos. POYNER's patent. Witnesses: Hosea BALL, Polley (x) SIMMONS; Registered January 22, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 123] August 30, 1794 - I Thomas PARKER SEN. for the Natural affection that I bear unto my Nephew Thomas PARKER JUN. and consideration me hereunto moving do give and grant unto him all my lands whereon I now live & possess. Secondly I give him 3 head of horses, 1 cow and yearling, 8 head of hogs, 2 feather beds and furniture, 2 chests, 1 table, 1 frying pan, 2 ploughs, 3 hoes, 2 axes & some carpender tools, 4 sides of leather, 1 pewter dish, 2 basons & 4 pewter plots, 1 hand mill, 5 hogsheads, 1 linnen wheel & 1 wollen wheel and all the rest and residue of my personal estate unto my Nephew Thomas PARKER JUN.  ; Witness Edw. LEECH, James ETHERIDGE, Wm. THOMSON; Registered Jan. 23, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 123-124] Nov. 18, 1794 - I James SPRY for the consideration of £24 paid to me by William SPRY JUN. for a parcel of land on North Banks. Beginning on Ship Bay  at Samuel SALYEARs line thence to Sea Side thence to Richard ALLENs line along the Sea thence binding with Richard ALLENs to Sound Side thence to first containing 50 acres.  Witness Thomas HEATH, John MACKHORNEY; Registered Jan. 23, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 124-125] May 24, 1794 - I Nathan HALL for the consideration of £20 paid to me by William DUNSTON for a parcel of land on Currituck Banks near Caffees Inlet. Beginning between Ratle Snake Island and Sues Cabben Ridge thence binding Collo. JARVES land to the Sea Side various courses to the first containing 70 acres.  Witness Samuel SALYEAR Jun, Jno. WILLIAMS; Registered Jan. 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 125-126] Oct. 15, 1794 - I Cornelius DAVIS & Thamer my Wife for the consideration $243 ¾ hard dollars paid to me by Silas BRIGHT for a piece of land situate near Moyock Mill various courses to John NORTHERN Esq. line to the first containing 98 acres. Witness Jos. BALLENTINE, Aaron BRIGHT, Moses FREEMAN; Registered Jan. 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 126] Sept. 30, 1794 - Joseph SANDERSON to Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN., both of Currituck Co., for £50, 390 acres in Currituck beginning at Richard BARROTs former line to the Laurel Swamp thence binding with the swamp to the line that divides Thomas SANDERSON and his Brother Lemuel SANDERSON.  Witness: Thos. BARNARD; Registered January 26, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 127-129] Sept. 17. 1794 - Leticia WHITE's dower of her husband, Henry WHITE, deceased estate.  Plantation and land together with the clearing whereon Thos. HERVEY now lives in line of 1/3 of Northward detachment of land & plantation whereon Solomon WHITE now lives with all houseses etc. /s/ Tully SHERGOLD, Daniel DUNTON, Elisa WILLIAM, James PHILLIPS, Will. MOUND, Saml. JASPER, William TATUM, Jacob (x) LITCHFIELD. Witness: Jesse SIMMONS, Josiah NICHOLSON, David TATUM, Willoughby WHITE, Thos. POYNER, SEN.; Registered February 6, 1795.  Plat of division is seen below.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 129-130] August 28, 1794 - Sheriff of Currituck County commanded to summons William MAUND, David TATEM, Josiah NICHOLSON, Jesse SIMMONS & James PHILLIPS with the County Survayer & divide the land now possessed by Vinson WHITE in Right of his deceased Wife Elizabeth WHITE who was Elizabeth WILLIAMS agreeable to the Last Will & Testament of her deceased Father between Jacob WILLIAMS, a Son by her first Husband, and Luke WHITE, a Son by Vinson WHITE.

The above plat represents 108 acres on Knots Island. Jacob WILLIAMS pay unto Luke WHITE the sum of £40; £20 to be paid by Sept. 18, 1795, the other £20 to be paid by Sept. 18, 1796. Witness Thos. POYNER, Surveyor; Registered Feb. 7, 1794

[Deed Book 7, pg. 130] Oct. 9, 1716 - I John Lord Carterate do hereby give & grant unto John JONES SEN. 630 acres of land between Colo. William REEDs & Mr. Thomas WILLIAMs land various courses to the first. Yielding & paying yearly rent of 1 Shilling for every 50 acres.  /s/ Charles EDEN; Registered Feb. 11, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 130-131] Jan. 7, 1795 - No. 150 - We for the consideration of 30 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by William ETHERIDGE for a tract of land containing 33 1/3 acres lying near Court House Shore. Beginning at PRESCOTTs corner along his patent to the first. Yielding and paying such sums as our General Assembly may direct, provided that William ETHERIDGE shall cause this Grant to be Registered in the Registers Office within the time limited by law. /s/ Richard Dobbs SPAIGHT; Registered March 4, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 131-132] Feb. 5, 1795 - We Phillip DAUGE & Nansey his Wife, Jacob PERKINS & Peter DAUGE are held and firmly bound unto Silas BRIGHT in the sum of  £1500. The condition of this obligation is such that Phillip DAUGE & Nansey his Wife shall at any time requested by Silas BRIGHT an absolute Right & Title to a tract of land containing 114 acres, being part of a patent granted to Rich. BRIGHT dec. dated Feb. 21, 1696, on the West side of Moyock Creek.  Witness Willis ETHERIDGE, Elizabeth SAWYER; Registered March 18, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 132] Feb. 7, 1795 - I Josiah HOLSTEAD for the consideration of £133 paid to me by Obediah CAPTS for a tract of land near Currituck Shore.  Beginning at John HOLSTEADs corner with his line a straight course to a gum that divides David MATTHIAS, John, Josiah, & Reuben HOLSTEAD with Reuben HOLSTEADs line to James BRAYs line with his line to Thos. FLETCHERs orphans line with this line to the first containing 38 3/4 acres.  Witness Jesse SIMMONS, John CHITTUM; Registered March 18, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 133] August 23, 1794 - Henry HAMON of Tyrrel County sold to A.D. GRAVES [GREVES in other places] of Currituck County, for £30 Spanish Milled Dollars, a parcel of land lying in Currituck County on the North Banks, it being part of a survey taken by the said HAMON, beginning at Panters Creek and running to the head of Powls Creek, then to Buck Ridge joining the edge of a swamp then across Cowpen Ridge to Nothans Gut then to Kitihawk Bay, containing 375 acres.  /s/ Henry HAMON.  Wit: Henry SIKES.  Registered: March 18, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 134] Feb. 20. 1795 - I Mitchell DAUGE for the consideration of the Natural Love and Affection which I bear unto my Beloved Children Tamer DAUGE, Tulley DAUGE, Phebe DAUGE & Mary DAUGE & other causes hereunto me moving have given and granted after my Decease unto Tamer DAUGE 1 negro garl named Lemon, to Tulley DAUGE 1 negro boy named Daniel, to Phebe DAUGE 1 negro garl named Rachel & to Mary DAUGE 1 negro garl named Lucy.  Witness: Sol. ALCOCK, S. ETHERIDGE;  Registered March 18, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 134-135] Dec. 20, 1794 - I Cornelius BEASLEY & Sarah my Wife of Knots Island for the consideration of £18 paid to us by Henry BEASLEY for a messuage of land being on Knots Island beginning at Michal WATERFIELD Jun. fence various courses to the first containing 4 acres & 140 poles.  Witness Saml. JASPER, Taylor BEESLY; Registered March 18, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 135] Aug. 30, 1793 - I Henry WHITE SEN. for the consideration of $60 silver dollars paid to my Son Solomon WHITE by Samuel JASPER for a parcel of land lying on Knots Island. Beginning at the dwelling house of JASPER then to Solomon WHITEs plantation thence to the road that divides sd. Land from Caleb WHITE dec’d land various courses to the first containing 3 acres.  Witness Benson ETHERIDGE, James SIKES; Registered March 19, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 135-136] Feb. 11, 1795 - I Malachi DUDLEY & Anne his Wife for the consideration of £12 paid to me by William ROGERS for a small piece of wood land. Beginning at a line between Thos. WILLIAMS & Malachi DUDLEY to the corner where John SIMPSONs land & Jacob Williams & Vinson WHITE all joins Malachi DUDLEYs land being the West end of DUDLEYs then down Jacob WILLIAMS & Vinson WHITEs line that parts DUDLEYs land from there land various courses to the first.  Witness Jacob WILLIAMS, Saml. ETHERIDGE, Thos. DUDLEY; Registered March 19, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 136-137] Feb. 7, 1795 - I Thomas POYNER for the consideration of $100 silver dollars paid to me by John LEE for a parcel of land. Bounded to the West by Daniel FULFORD, North William GRIFFITH, East Emley BUNNEL, South Orphans of William LEE containing 55 acres.  Witness Willis ETHERIDGE, Agness ETHERIDGE; Registered March 19, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 137] April 21, 1794 - Jonathan TAYLOR sold  to Benjamin TAYLOR, £5, land bounded by Wm. NICHOLSON's old patent and Edward TAYLOR.  Witnesses: Mary (x) SIMMONS and Benjamin TAYLOR; Registered 19th day, no month listed, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 138-139] Jan. 31, 1795 - I Austin SCARBOROUGH Pilot, of Cape Hatteras for the consideration of the sum of £20 paid to me by Thomas BRADY Pilot, for a tract of land lying on Cape Hatteras. Various courses to Thomas FARROWs line from thence to the first to conclude 50 acres of patent land.  Witness Thomas SCARBOROUGH, John FLOWER; Registered March 20, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 139-140] Sept. 3, 1794 - I Joseph GRAY & Mary my Wife for the consideration of £65 paid to us by Samuel SALYEAR for a messuage of land known by name The Cod of the Bay, that is to say our 1/3 that was laid by jury to us containing 20 acres.  Witness Arthur BUTT, John ALLEN; Registered March 20, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 140] July 10, 1794 - I Gamial RIGHT for the consideration of £100 paid to me by Jonathan LINDSEY for a negro fellow name of Sam.  Witness Daniel LINDSEY, Thos. JARVES, ; Registered March 20, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 140-141] July 24, 1794 - I Joseph STOW of Hatterass Banks for the consideration of £5 paid to me by William STOW for a tract of land lying on  containing 50 acres excepting the house where John STOW now lives & the fencing upon said land.  Witness John STOW, John NEEL; Registered March 20, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 141] Jan. 3, 1793 - Francis FARROW of Kinnekeet Banks in Currituck County sold to Ezekiel HOOPER, for £50 cash, a tract of land in Currituck County joining Thomas MIDYETT's line, the sea beach and the sound, containing 50 acres.  /s/ Francis FARROW, Esther [x] FARROW.  Witnesses: Thos. FARROW, John FARROW, Jacob WILLIAMS.  Registered: March 21, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 141-142] Jan. 29, 1795 - Joseph TAYLOR and his wife Mason (also referred to as "Mabel") sold to Benjamin TAYLOR. SEN. for 120 silver dollars, land bounded by Edward TAYLOR and John TAYLOR. Witnesses: Alex WHITEHALL and John TAYLOR. /s/ Joseph (x) TAYLOR and Mabel (x) TAYLOR; Registered March 21, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 143]  [no date] - William PUGH, planter of Chicknecomack Banks in Currituck County, sold to David DANIEL of Ronoak Island in Currituck County, for £4 specie, 50 acres of land lying on Chickneacomack Banks beginning at Sanderson PAINE's line and running agreeable to Thomas PUGH's patent.  /s/ William PUGH.  Witnesses: John L. BOYCE, Thos. GARRETT; Registered: March 23, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 143-144] Jan. 20, 1795 - Samuel MIDYETT, JUN'R. sold to Morris BAUM, both of Currituck County, for 375 Spanish mill dollars, a tract of land on Roanoak Island adjoining the lands of Joseph MIDYETT and Lazarius LINTON, the Sound and the Bay, containing 200 acres.  Witness: John E. BOYCE, Zilpah BAUM

[Deed Book 7, pg. 144] Sept. 25, 1794 - Benjamin BAUM of Currituck County "...for divers considerations & good causes but more especially for the love & good will that I have to my Father & Mother, Maurice BAUM & Judath BAUM, his wife..." a tract of land lying on Roanoak Island being the same land given to my brother Thomas BAUM by his grandfather, Morris BAUM, now deceased, and by his death, to wit, my brother Thomas BAUM, I am now become heir.  Witness: John E. BOYCE

[Deed Book 7, pg. 145]  Feb. 4, 1795 - Samuel MIDYETT of Currituck Co. sold to Lazarus LINTON of Currituck Co., for £24 cash, 20 acres of land lying on Roanoke Island joining sd. LINTON's line. Witnesses: John L. BOYCE, John MIDYETT.  Registered: March 23, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 145-146]  Dec. 20, 1794 - I Cornelius BEESLEY & Sarah my Wife of Knots Island for the consideration of  £12 paid to me by William BEESLEY for a piece of land situated on Knots Island containing 3 acres & 55 poles.  Witness Sam. JASPER, Tayler BEESLY; Registered March 23, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 146]  Feb. 25, 1795 - I Jonathan LINDSEY for the consideration of £65 paid to me by Peter SLAUGHTER for a negro garl aged 12 named Amey.  Witness Thos. SANDERSON, Daniel LINDSEY; Registered March 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 146-147]  June 5, 1794 - I Carter BENNETT for the consideration of $105 Spanish dollars paid to me by Peter BALLENTINE for a negro woman named Pegg.  Witness Jos. BALLENTINE; Registered March 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 147]  Aug. 26, 1794 - I Hilary LEE for the consideration of £8 paid to me by Linton LEE for a piece of land between Willoughby DAUGE and Linton LEE it being a part of a patent that John ETHERIDGE sold to Daniel LEE & Daniel LEE gave to Nathan LEE in his Last Will & Testament.  Witness John LEE, Stephen LEE; Registered March 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 148]  Nov. 1, 1794 - I Jeremiah SEXTON Planter, of the County of Camden, for the consideration of £2 paid to me by Thomas LURRY of Camden County, for a parcel of land in Currituck County. Beginning at a place where LAMBS Toll Gate stood in the edge of the swamp various courses to the first containing 1 acre.  Witness John MASON, J. GRANNIS; Registered March 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 148-149]  Feb. 23, 1795 - I John SLAUGHTER for the consideration of 190 Spanish milled dollars paid to me by Isiah PARR for a negro woman named Jinney with her increase.  Witness Thos. MARCHANT, Thos. FEREBEE; Registered March 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 149]  Sept. 4, 1794 - I Elisha JENKINS for the consideration of £75 paid to me by John LEE for a tract of land bounded at the head of Tulleys Creek. Beginning near Rich. Floreys corner up the Run to John LEEs line along his line & across the land and Mirey Branch to the first containing 60 acres.  Witness John CAPTS, William MANES; Registered March 25, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 149-150]  1794 - I Isles SIMMONS for the consideration of £100 paid to me by Thomas WILLOUGHBY for a parcel of land. Beginning in John WALMSLEY line formerly Willoughby BROOKs line down the Mill Run to WALMSLEY line up the Branch to John WHEATLEYs line with his line to Panter Branch then to swamp various courses to the first.  Witness Enoch DAUGE, Griffeth DAUGE; Registered March 25, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 150-151]  Dec. 6, 1794 - I John SIMMONS for the consideration of £300 paid to me by Brickhouse BELL for a parcel of land joining the head of Poyners Creek & James POYNERS orphans. Various courses to mouth of Beaver Dam Creek then to include the main body of Cyprees timber to James PHILLIPS line then to orphans line then to first to include 250 acres.  Witness Jesse SIMMONS, Joseph FEREBEE; Registered March 25, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 151] Oct. 27, 1794 - Nathan THOMPSON to Daniel DUNTON - Between Mason THOMPSON, Nathan THOMPSON and Penelope, his wife, for £150. Mentions John and Mason THOMPSON and Nathan THOMPSON and Penelope THOMPSON his wife. 80 acres if Land lying at the head of Coinjock Bay.  /s/ Mason (x - her mark) THOMSON, Nathan THOMPSON, and Penelope (x - her mark) THOMPSON. Witnesses: James WHITE, William WHITE, and Nathan THOMPSON; Registered March 25, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 151] Feb. 20, 1795 - I Mitchell DAUGE for the Natural Love and affection which I bear to my Son in Law Christopher WILLIAMS & other causes hereunto me moving have given and granted unto him a negro wench named Rose.  Witness Sol. ALCOCK, S. ETHERIDGE; Registered March 25, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 152-153]  Feb. 7, 1795 - I John MORIS & Elizabeth my Wife for the consideration of £12 paid to me by Samuel SALYEAR for a parcel of land the 1/3 part of Rich’d BARRETs property which is Elizabeth MORISES part and dowery.  Witness Saley WILLIAMS, Lydia MORIS; Registered March 26, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 153]  Dec. 15, 1794 - I John LEE for the consideration of £100 paid to me by Linton LEE for a tract of land at the head of Tulleys Creek. Beginning at the fork of the Run near Rich’d FLORIES corner up the run to LEEs line along his line across the land & Miery Branch to the first containing 61 acres.  Witness John CAPTS, Frankey CAPTS; Registered March 26, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 154]  Jan. 21, 1795 - I Charles BRIGHT for the consideration of $10 paid to me by Demsey DOUGLES of Camden County for a tract of land in Moyock District being part of the new survey of Charles BRIGHT. Beginning at Edw. WOLDRIDGE line from thence agreeable to patent to Saml. ETHERIDGE line thence to the first containing 20 acres.  Witness Demsey CASSEY, Lewis COX, Hez. PURRINTON; Registered March 27, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 154-155]  Jan. 20, 1795 - I Charles BRIGHT with the consent of my Wife Mary for the consideration of £325 paid to us by Demsey DOUGLES of Camden County for a parcel in Moyock district containing 125 acres. Joining Phillip DAUGEs line to Joseph BALLENTINEs corner various courses to Silas BRIGHTs line along his line to the first.  Witness Tatem WILSON, Max. BOWREN, Demsey CASSEY; Registered March 27, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 155-156]  Feb. 20, 1795 - I Mitchell DAUGE for the consideration of the Natural Love & affection which I bear unto my Son Tulley DAUGE & for the better maintenance of him have granted & given unto him a certain parcel of land. Beginning at the out side rse of apple trees on the North side of the orchard running due West to Phillip DAUGEs land with his land to Samuel WHITEHURST land with his land to my back line to the first.  Witness Solo. ALCOCK, S. ETHERIDGE; Registered March 27, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 156] Feb. 24, 1795 - Jonathan LINDSAY sold to Gamiel WRIGHT a Negro boy by the name of Bob, for £100.  Witness: Nathan THOMSON, John MANN(?); Registered, Mary 27, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 157]  Jan. 27, 1795 - I Francis WILLIAMSON for the consideration of the yearly rent of £30 to be paid by William WILSON  of Virginia for a farm let on my plantation & farm whereon Willoughby Brooks deceased formerly lived during the term of 4 years from dater hereof. Besides the above rent to put a new shed to the dwelling house 10 ft. wide & to clair a point of thicket next to main road, & also to repair the barn & to return the fencing in as good order as he received them.  Witness Jona. WILLIAMSON, Simon WILSON; Registered March 27, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 157-158]  Jan. 14, 1795 - I Thomas JARVES  for the consideration of £200 paid to me by James W. COATS of Camden County for a parcel of land. Beginning at the head of Ales Creek binding on Gameal WRIGHTs line to Wm. RUSSELs line along his line to John LINDSEYs line with his line to water hole then to the Sound so as to make 200 acres along Sound to first.  Witness Malachi COATS, Thos. JARVES; Registered March 28, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 158]  Feb. 27, 1795 - John WILLIAMS sold to William and Sally TAYLOR, all of Currituck Co., for £50, 50 acres of land in Currituck bounded by John WILLIAMS, William ETHERIDGE, and Isaac YOUNGHUSBAND.  Witness: Jas. PHILLIPS, John WOLMSLEY(?);  Registered March 28, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 159-160]  Feb. 23, 1795 - I Moses BENNETT for the consideration of £40 paid to me by John BENNETT for a persel of land. Binding on Joseph BALLENTINE land various courses to the first containing 13 acres. Witness Joseph BALLENTINE, Peter BALLENTINE; Registered March 31, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 160]  Feb. 23, 1795 - I Mary BALLENTINE for the consideration of the Natural Love & affection I bear unto Juley BALLENTINE & also me thereunto moving have given & granted unto her a negro girl named Affe & her increase but for me to have the use of the negro during my life. I also give 1 bed & furniture, 1 cow and calf, 6 winzer chairs, 1 linnen weal to her & her heirs but if she dies first then the above gift to return to me.  Witness Joseph BALLENTINE; Registered March 31, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 160-161]  Dec. 12, 1794 - I Solomon COX for the consideration of $150 paid to me by Joseph BALLENTINE for a parcel of land about 2 miles from Moyock Mill a place called Light Swamp. Beginning at Maxinmilion BOWRENs corner various courses to a line called BURNHAMs line various courses to the first containing 100 ½ acres.  Witness Solo. ALCOCK, William ETHERIDGE; Registered March 31, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 161-162]  Jan. 28, 1795 - I John HUMPHRIES for the consideration of $300 paid to me by Isaiah PARR for a tract of Swamp land being the tract patented by Jeremiah MERCER. Beginning near the Indan line thence to East Crick up & across the crick to William FEREBEEs line containing 301 acres.  Witness William BRUMSEY, Lydia HUMPHRIES; Registered April 1, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 162] Feb. 20, 1795 - I Josiah NICHOLSON  & Rebekah for the consideration of  £10 paid to me by Edward LEECH for a parcel of land at large will appear by patent date Nov. 15, 1790 containing 75 acres. Beginning at the corner of HILFORDs house then to Thos. PARKERs line along his line to Francis BROWNs line along his line binding on swamp near whare Abel ROBERTS lived various courses to Evan MILLER line along his line to first.  Witness Michal  MACKINTIER, Henry SIKES; Registered April 1, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 163]  Nov. 12, 1793 - Benjamin TAYLOR, JUNIOR sold to Benjamin TAYLOR, SENIOR, for £6, land near Edward TAYLOR's gap; also bounded by John TAYLOR, JUNIOR and Joseph TAYLOR.  Witnesses: Hosea BALL and Polly (x) SIMMONS; Registered first day of 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 164]  Dec. 16, 1794 - Benjamin TAYLOR sold to Griffin GRAY for $175, 50 acres of land bounded by John TAYLOR &  Jonathan TAYLOR.  Witnesses, Hosea BALL, Lemuel SANDERSON. Registered first day of 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 165]  July 22, 1794 - I William FREEMAN & Ann my Wife for the consideration of £22 paid to me by Thomas FEREBEE for a tract of land situate on Moyock Creek near Moyock Mill. Beginning various courses to oposite the publick landing thence to Robt. FEREBEEs line along the cutway to the first containing 8 acres. Witness Jona. WILLIAMSON, Martha WILLIAMSON, Edw. CHRISTOPHER; Registered April 1, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 165-166]  July 10, 1794 - I Joseph GRAY for the consideration of $180 hard dollars paid to me by Capt. Isaiah PARR for a negro wench by name of Gin.  Witness Solo. ALCOCK, William BRUMSEY; Registered April 2, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 166]  Feb. 18, 1792 - I Matthias WILLIAMSON do appoint my trusty friend Joseph BALLENTINE my lawfull Attorney for me & in my name to receive money due me or to sell in my behalf.  Witness William FREEMAN; Registered April 2, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 167]  April 17, 1793 - I Abraham BAUM & Maurice BAUM for the consideration of £30 has bargain granted & sold to Abel ASHBEE  The priviledge of the pasturage for the term of 30 years, 2 horses, his calfs, & yearling or a cow for the winters eull or mare in covering time or time of having her colt.  /s/ Morris BAUM, Abraham BAUM, Azariah BAUM.  Witness Absolom DOLBE, Abraham BAUM, Reuben ETHERIDGE William PRICE; Registered April 20, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 167]  May 5, 1795 - The Private Examination of Elisabeth PELL taken May 5, 1795: that she did on Aug. 20, 1794 by her own free will and accord sign a Deed of Sale to Nathan HALL.  Acknowledged in Camden County.  William NEAVILL, J.P.; Registered July3, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 167-168]  Aug. 25, 1793 - I William LUM for the consideration of £30 paid to me by George POPERWELL for a tract of land on the North Banks. Beginning at Lumars Bay running with John BEACHAMs line to the Fresh Pon Runn thence to the Sea Side various courses to Thos. TILLOTs line to Lomars Bay then to first containing 100 acres.  Witness Nathan Hall, Lindsey Chandler; Registered July 3 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 168]  Sept. 26, 1794 - I Willis GUIN for the consideration of £11 4 shillings paid to me by John GUIN for a piece of land containing 4 acres. Beginning down Jacob LITCHFIELDs line thence to Ann SMITHs line thence to the first on Jacob LITCHFIELDs line.  Witness Solomon WHITE, Willis WICKER; Registered July 3, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 169] August 11, 1794 - Thomas AUSTIN of Hatteras Banks sold to William AUSTIN of Hatteras Banks, for £10 currency of NC, a tract of land on Hatteras Banks containing 50 acres and joining Daniel AUSTIN's line and the sound. Witnesses: John BALLANCE; Thomas BALLANCE.  Registered: July 3, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 169-170] 1795 - I Thomas BEST for the consideration of £15 paid to me by William ETHERIDGE  for a parcel of land on the North Banks called Kittehawk. Beginning at a swamp to Kittehawk Ridge running along Shadrick GALLOPs line thence to the Great Wading place then running up to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness William BEST, James ETHERIDGE; Registered July 3, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 171] May 16, 1795 - I Jesse JENNETT of Cape Hatteras Banks for the consideration of £37 10 Shillings cash, paid to me by William BALLANCE  for a tract of land on Cape Hatteras . Between Jesse JENETT & Joseph JENETT deceased then to the Sea Side then to the first containing 75 acres of patent land.  Witness John FLOWER, John BALLANCE ; Registered July 4, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 172] Nov. 7, 1793 - I William DUNSTON for the consideration of £12 paid to me by Thomas BEST  for a tract of land lying on the North Banks in my patent. Beginning on Dansing Ridge various courses to the first.  Witness Benj. GAMEWELL, Lamuel TILLETT, Wm. BEST; Registered July 4, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 172-173] No date - I Mary Ann BEECHUM for the consideration of £10 paid to me by William BEST  for a parcel of land on the North Banks at the head of Kitty Hawk Bay containing 40 acres.  Witness  Lemuel TILLOTT, Thos. BEST;  Registered July 7, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 173-174] Feb. 9, 1795 - I William DANIEL for the consideration of £10 paid to me by John WESKETT for a parcel of marsh lying on Ronoak Island adjoining the head of Broad Creek. Beginning at the head of the Creek adjoining Solomon ASHBEEs line to Mr. JOHNSTONs line thence adjoining Mr. JOHNSTONs line to ETHERIDGEs line then adjoining ETHERIDGE line to Mauris BAUMs line the BAUMs to the first containing 100 acres.  Witness Charles WILLIAMS, Morris BAUM; Registered July 7, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 174] Oct. 21, 1794 - I William WILLIAMS of Ocrecock for the consideration of  £40 paid to me by Jesse JENNETT of Cape Hatteras Banks for a parcel of land on Cape Hatteras Banks. Beginning at the Sound running with James WAHAB line to the back line with the back line to conclude 50 acres.  Witness William BALLANCE, William MILLER, John BALLANCE ; Registered July 7, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 175] March 27, 1795 - I John SIMSON hereby lease unto my Brother Malachi SIMSON my plantation that joins the publick road on which Malachi SIMPSON now lives. I let him have it during his life reserving to my self ½ the fruit in the orchard on plantation for the term of 4 years. Nether shall my Brother Malachi SIMSON settle any person whatever to live on said plantation nor sell any timber, fire wood, not light wood which if he dose this lease is void.  Witness William ROGERS, Malachi DUDLEY; Registered July 7, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 175] 1795 - Nathan THOMPSON to Samuel SALYEAR. In a deed for slaves brought before the Currituck Court in the May 1795 term and registered, July 7, 1795, Nathan THOMPSON and his wife Penelope accepted £25 for Penelope's share of slaves given her by her grandfather, Hugh McCOY, late of Norfolk County, Virginia according to his will. These slaves were to accrue to her after "her father Reuben TAYLOR's death".

[Deed Book 7, pg. 176-177] May 9, 1795 - We Nathan & Spence HALL for the consideration of £15 paid to us by John DOUGH for a parcel of land situate on Currituck Banks. Beginning at ROBERTSONs Creek at DOUGHs corner along Creek through the marsh various courses to Spence Halls new patent line along the patent line to DOUGHs old patent line to the first containing 60 acres. Likewise ½ of a piece of land & marsh lying to the Westward of ROBERTSON Creek & binding Isaac TILLETTs land & Currituck Sound containing 30 acres. Likewise ½ marsh I own to the Soutward of Panters Creek.  Witness Saml. JASPER; Registered July 7, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 177-178] May 18, 1795 - I Francis FARROW  of Cape Hatteras Banks for the consideration of £30 cash paid to me by Thomas FARROW for a tract of land near the Cape. Beginning in the marsh which was bounds between Thomas FARROW line to the Sea beach then along the top of the banks to conclude 50 acres, running to the line of Thomas FARROW new patent then along the line of FARROW new patent to the first to conclude 50 acres.  Witness Hezekiah FARROW, John FARROW   ; Registered July 8, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 178] April 18, 1795 - I John ACKISS for the consideration of £7 10 Shillings paid to me by Peter MALBONE for a parcel of marsh land containing 50 acres lying in the Great Marsh adjoining the marsh formerly Tully SMITH & George JAMISON Pasture.  Witness James GARNTO, John STONE; Registered July 18, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 178-179] March 25, 1795 - I Samuel SALYEAR Sheriff by virtue of Writ of Faire Facis issued out of the Court of Please & Quarter Session commanding me out of the goods chattles & lands of James LEE cause to be made the sum of £159 11 Shillings 9 Pence which John WALMSLEY has been adjudged against LEE. In obedience to Writ I did enter and take into possession a tract of land beginning on the Bay side at John BRYANTs corner thence to Francis WILLIAMSONs corner with his line to BARNARDs corner along his line to Moses CAPTS line along his line to the Bay thence to the first containing 25 acres. By public sale on March 25, 1795 where & when John BRYANT did appear & bid £62 10 Shillings & was highest bidder. By virtue of Writ I have granted & conveyed unto John BRYANT the said parcel of land.  Witness Jesse SIMMONS, William BRABEL; Registered July 8, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 180] May 14, 1795 - I Mitchal DAUGE for the consideration of £84 paid to me by Phillip DAUGE for piece of land. Beginning where 2 ditches meets near the plantation whereon I now live various courses to ETHERIDGES corner thence to Thos. STANLEY corner along his line various courses to the first containing 26 acres 1 Rod & 22 Poles, it being part of the tract whereon I now live.  Witness Willis SAWYER, Elizabeth SAWYER; Registered July 9, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 181] May 9, 1795 - I Charles WARD for the consideration of 75 Spanish milled dollars paid to me by Jesse SIMMONS for a piece of land lying on Currituck Shore. Beginning at the mouth of a large ditch on the Shore side David TATOMs corner various courses to the first containing 24 5/8 acres.  Witness Godfray WHITHOUS, Edny SIMMONS ; Registered July 9, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 181-182] Oct. 8, 1794 - I Elisha JANKINS for the consideration of the yearly rents have let unto William MAINS all that farm or plantation whereon he now lives for the term of 8 years. Paying as follows to clear all the cutdown deaded ground inclosing the same under good fence, triming & keeping the orchard in good repair the hole plantation to be returned in good repair.  Witness John CAPTS, Charles McCARTER.  Feb. 2, 1795 - I William MAINS have given up all my right of the premises within mentioned to Willis SIMMONS; Registered July 9, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 182-183]  May 25, 1795 - I Benjamin COX for the consideration of 20 Silver Dollars paid to me by Edward LEECH for a messuage of land near Cowinjock Chappel containing 4 acres.  Witness Isaiah PARR; Registered July 9, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 183]  July 29, 1784 - I Joseph TOCKSEY received of Spence HALL £10 being full payment for a piece of land lying on Powels Point formerly claimed by John NORTON binding Asa ETHERIDGE.  Witness Spence HALL ; Registered July 9, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 183-184]  April 15, 1795 - I John BARRETT for the consideration of £4 paid to me by Elijah ADDERSON for a tract of land situated between Currituck Inlet & Providance Inlet which land is called Bank Land. Binding on land of WATERFIELDs  to the Sea Side binding with Sea Side containing 50 acres.  Witness Randolph JONES, Mary JONES; Registered July 10, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 184-185]  May 4, 1795 - I Thomas PARKER & Elizabeth my Wife for the consideration of $409.50 paid to me by Benjamin COX for a tract of land near Cowinjock Chappel. Various courses to Colo. Josiah NICHOLSONs line to the first containing 91 acres.  Witness George HOWARD, Willis ETHERIDGE, Isles SIMMONS; Registered July 10, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 185-186]  May 4, 1795 - I Benjamin COX am held & firmly bound unto Thomas PARKER  in the just sum of £250. The condition of the obligation is such that Benjamin COX shall provide for Thomas PARKER  ½ of all his support during his natural life as followed: sufficient house room & fire side & ½ of the meat & drink washing & lodging & ½ the cloth for winter & summer & all other nessarys of life both in sickness & helth.  Witness George HOWARD, Willis ETHERIDGE; Registered July 11, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 186-187]  May 19, 1795 - I Phillip DAUGE for the consideration of £60 paid to me by Nathaniel HUTCHINS for a parcel of land. Beginning in Jesse GREGORYs line to the corner of Rich’d HUTCHINS line & Tulley DAUGE down DAUGEs line to Thos. HUTCHINS new patent then with PERKINS old patent line to the first containing 100 acres. It being part of the land that James DAUGE will to Phillip DAUGE.  Witness Francis DIVERS, Charity DIVERS; Registered July 11, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 187-188]  May 26, 1795 - I Caleb WILSON for the consideration of $36 Silver dollars paid to me by Willoughby WEST for a parcel of land beginning on Moyock Creek joining Matthew BENNETs land binding on Bennetts land to Joseph BALLENTINEs thence along his line to Moses BENNETs land thence binding his land to Moyock Creek along the Creek to the first containing 31 ½ acres.  Witness Joseph BALLENTINE; Registered July 11, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 188]  May 28, 1794 - I Luke BERNARD, Planter, am held & firmly bound unto Thomas COX, Planter, in the just sum £50. The condition of the obligation is such that Luke BARNARD shall and truly make a good lawful title by Deed to 4 acres of land that adjoins Thomas COXs land 2 acres of which is already laid off the other 2 acres to be laid off adjoining afore mentioned 2 acres which makes 4 acres within 3 years from date hereof.  Witness David MILBZ(MINTZ?), Edw. DOUGHTY; Registered July 13, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 189]  February 23, 1795 - Marmaduke COX, planter of Currituck County sold to James GARROT of Currituck County, for £20 current money, a tract of land in Currituck Co. beginning at Thomas COX's line and joining Marmaduke COX, containing 23 acres.  Witnesses: David MILLBY?, Thos. COX, John [x] ALLISON.  Registered: July 13, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 189-190]  May 23, 1795 - Samuel MIDYETT of Currituck County sold to Lazarus LINTON of Currituck Co., for £55 current money, a tract of land lying on Roanoke Island joining Samp. DAUG line & Joseph MIDYETT's corner and the Sound, containing 50 acres.  /s/ Samuel [x] MIDYETT, Ann [x] MIDYETT.  Witnesses: G. CLARK, Darius [x her mark] DOWDY.  Registered: July 13, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 190-191]  Aug. 22, 1795 - I Thomas BEST Planter, do nominate and appoint my friend Samuel SALYEAR Esq. to be my lawful Attorney, to ask & receive of William SANDERS of Caswell County all & every sum of money that he may have in his hands belonging to me. Or that he may have drawn of mine from Board of Commissioners for setling any accounts money or certificates that lawfully aught to be mine for serving as a Continental Soldier in the late War.  Witness S. HALL, Wm. TOLER; Registered Sept. 2, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 191]  April 20, 1682 - I Henry CHICKLEY Depty. Governor give & grant unto George BULLOCK 300 acres of land & marsh called Bullocks Ridges situated on the Northward part of Knots Island in Currituck in the County of Lower Norfolk. Various courses to a Creek & marshes dividing this land and the land of John LEGATT and Richard WICKER then to the first, being due for 6 persons.  Registered Sept. 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 191-192]  Mar. 2, 1740 - Know ye that we for and in consideration of the rents and duties herein reserved have given and granted unto George SMITH a tract of land containing 1200 acres. Beginning at a white oak joining Cornelius JONES run various courses to Wm. WHITE then various courses to the first. Yielding & paying unto us the yearly rent of 4 Shillings for every 100 acres, provided George SMITH shall within 3 years after date hereof clear & cultivate 3 acres for every 100, also this letter of Patent shall be entered in the office of Auditor General within 6 months after date hereof.   /s/ Gabrel JOHNSTON; Registered Sept. 4, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 192-193]  No date - To William NEAVIL Esq. whereas Nathan HALL provided a Deed of Conveyance made to him by Joseph PELL & Elizabeth his Wife and she cannot travel to our Court to be privately examined as to her consent to execution of said conveyance you are to privately examine Elizabeth PELL. This commission is Registered Sept. 4, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 193-194]  Apr. 21, 1793 - I William BEST for the consideration of £30 paid to me by Benjamin GAMEWELL for a tract of land on the North Banks. Beginning at the Duck Pond at Wm. SIMSONs line running up the pond various courses to the first containing 50 acres, being in William DUNSTONs Patent.  Registered Sept. 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 194] Feb. 11, 1794 - Samuel SALYEAR, JR., Esq. and Sarah his wife  sold to Alex. S. WHITEHALL, Esq. for £400, 100 acres of land in Currituck beginning at the water at the beginning of Foster JARVIS patten, Samuel SALYEAR (not clear whether Jr. or SEN.) /s/ Saml. SALYEAR JR. Sarah SALYEAR.  Witnesses: Wm. WOODHOUSE, Jesse TAYLOR; . Registered September 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 195] June 4, 1795 - I Mathias WILLIAMSON for the consideration of 25 Silver Dollars paid to me by Abell ETHERIDGE for a tract of land lying in the Light Swamp. Beginning at Caleb ETHERIDGE corner along his line to Daniel  McPARSASHON line thence to Joseph FEREBEEs first beginning down his line to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness Jos. BALLENTINE, Lovey BALLENTINE; Registered Sept. 24, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 196]  May 20, 1795 - I John SANDERSON for the paternal affection I bear to my Son Danil SANDERSON as well as the sum of 20 Shillings paid to me on behalf of him do give & grant unto him a negro fellow caled ????? , a negro boy named Charles and negro gairl Sairey 1 feather bed and firnator and large dish and ??? head of cattle and 1/3 part of my sheep and hogs.  Witness Daniel LINDSEY, Joseph EAVERTON; Registered Sept. 25, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 196-197]  Sept. 1794 - I James PARKER for the consideration of £10 paid to me by Mathias TOLER  for a parcel of land on the North Banks containing 100 acres. Beginning at DUNSTONs line on Currituck Sound thence to the Sea various courses to the first.  Witness John BARCLIFT, Clement HILL, Mathias TOLAR ; Registered Sept. 25, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 197] Aug. 25, 1795 - Mary THOMPSON to her son Malachi THOMPSON, both of Currituck County. Deed of gift.  /s/ Mary (x) THOMSON. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, William THOMSON. On September 23, 1795, registered on oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. 17 1/2 acres.  Division between me (Mary) and son John THOMPSON. Bordered by William ROBERTSON and Willis WALKER. Land by great swamp bridge.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 198] May 26, 1795 - I William POYNER for the consideration of £8, 1 Shilling & 6 Pence paid to me by Burrus MATTHIAS for a piece of land. Beginning at a corner John WILLIAMs new entry straight course to William ETHERIDGE line along his line to Jesse HOLSTEADs line along his line to MATHIAS old line along his line to the first containing 8 ½ acres.  Witness Ked. MULDAR, Zach. MORSE; Registered Sept. 28, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 198-199] May 25, 1795 - I John SANDERSON for the paternall affection that I have and bear to my Daughter Susannah SANDERSON & my Son John SANDERSON as well as the sum of 40 Shillings paid in behalf of my children, I do give & grant unto Susannah a negro fellow named Toney & a negro gairl named Non & 1 Green chest & 1 sider lum & harness & 4 head of cattle1 feather bed & furniture & I give unto my Son John SANDERSON a negro fellow named Jones & 1 negro wench named Pagey & her 2 children Denise & Rachel 1 feather bed & furniture 1 young large bay mare 4 head of cattle & 4 ews & lambs.  Witness Daniel LINDSEY, Joseph EVERTON; Registered Sept. 28, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 199-200] Nov. 22, 1793 - I John HUMPHRIES Esq. & Mary my Wife for the consideration of £269 paid to me by Samuel SALYEAR Esq. for a parcel of land. Beginning on the water Samuel SALYEAR  corner then to JARVES patent course of patent to SALYEARs other corner various courses to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness MalachI JONES, And. DUKE; Registered Sept. 29, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 200-201] June 29, 1795 - I Thomas BEST for the consideration of £10 12 Shillings & 6 Pence paid to me by Thomas JONES for a parcel of land on North Banks. Beginning at Wm. DUNTONs line by the side of Hill Point Gut with his line to the High Bridge various courses to the first containing 40 acres.  Witness Peter BRICKHOUSE, Leven TWYFORD; Registered Sept. 29, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 201-202] June 2, 1795 - I Euphan STANLEY for the consideration of £42 15 Shillings paid to me by James BALLENTINE for a piece of land in Moyock containing 25 acres on the North side of Moyock Creek. Beginning near Moses BENNETs line along his line to Moyock Creek up a branch called Swanns Cove between Euphan STANLEY & Thos. FEREBEE then to the first.  Witness Jonathan WILLIAMSON, Matthias WILLIAMSON; Registered Sept. 29, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 202-203] June 23, 1795 - I Matthew BENNETT for the consideration of 80 Silver dollars paid to me by Willoughby WEST for a tract of land about 1 mile from Moyock Mill joining the North side of Moyock Creek & the land belonging to James BALLENTINE, then binding Nancey STANDLEY land then binding on Joseph BALLENTINE land then the land formerly belonging to Caleb WILSON containing 13 ½ acres.  Witness Jos. BALLENTINE, John BENNETT; Registered Sept. 29, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 203-204] Aug, 29, 1795 - I Edward PARKER & Sarah my Wife hath Leased unto John CONWAY our 1/3 of the Norward plantation which was given by George Day WEST to his 2 Daughters Lurena WEST & Nancy WEST during my Wifes Natural life. John CONWAY doth agree to pay 3 barrels of corn per year.  Witness John MACORY, Elizabeth NEEDAM; Registered Sept. 29, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 204]  June 3, 1795 - I Spence HALL for the consideration of $35 Silver Dollars paid to me by John MINCHEY for a piece of land on the Currituck Banks. Beginning at Jane Guyte Creek then to the Sea Side then along the Sand Hills to HERBERTs land binding on his land to Jane Guyte Creek various courses to the first agreeable to a deed HALL had of Matthias TOLER containing 180 acres.  Witness William LUNN, Jesse DUKES; Registered Sept. 30, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 204-205]  Sept. 5, 1794 - I William FOUNTIN for the consideration of £28 paid to me by Joseph CHAPMAN & Benjamin HASSELL for a messuage of land on the North Banks. Beginning at the Sea and running across the Fresh Pond then to the 2/3 of the land patened by John ARES  which contains 200.  Witness Thos. JARVES, Sarah SANDERSON; Registered Sept. 30, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 205]  Dec. 12, 1794 - I Thomas JARVES & Lydia my Wife for the consideration of £225 paid to me by Lemuel GREGORY for a parcel of land 420 acres of land marsh & swamp on the North side of the Redy Branch. Will more fully appear by patent & Deeds from the Rev. James GAMEWELL.  Witness Lemuel SIMMONS, Thos. SAWYER; Registered Sept. 30, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 205-206]  Jan. 12, 1794 - I Lemuel SIMMONS & Fanny his Wife for the consideration of £62 10 Shillings paid to me by Thomas JARVES for a parcel of land containing 300 acres of land marsh & swamp situated on Currituck Sound. Beginning at the mouth of Webs Creek then to the head of JARVES line then to whereon Peter GORDEN now lives thence binding Joseph Evans & Spence WALKERs line binding Thomas WALKERs line down to Currituck Sound along the Sound various courses to the first.  Witness Wm. CHANDLER, Wm. LINDSEY; Registered Sept. 30, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 206]  Aug. 12, 1795 - I Sarah GORDEN for the love good will and affection I bear towards my loving child Elizabeth GORDEN hath given granted unto her all & singular my goods & chattles, 1 cow & 1 star (steer) 1 linen wheel 2 stock of bees, 1 loom of which before the signing of these presents I have delivered her.  Witness Gamiel WRIGHT; Registered Sept. 30, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 207]  Aug. 31, 1795 - I Willoughby WHITE am held and firmly bound unto Daniel DUNTON in the sum of £500. The condition of the obligation is that Willoughby WHITE will never debar or hender Daniel DUNTON from keeping 10 head of stock as cattle, horses, mares, or sheep as long as number does not exceed 10 head on Crow Island.  Witness Josiah NICHOLSON, William BRABBELL; Registered Sept. 30, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 207-208]  Aug. 31, 1795 - I Daniel DUNTON & Director my Wife for the consideration of £300 paid to me by Willoughby WHITE for a tract of land known as Crow Island lying near Currituck Inlet containing 120 acres, being the same land Waterfield DUNTON bought of John ACKISS, & ACKISS bought of Butler COWELL & John SIMMONS.  Witness Josiah NICHOLSON, William BRABBEL; Registered Oct. 1, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 208]  June 1, 1795 - I Spence HALL for the consideration of $5 to me paid and I have sold my right title unto Joseph GORDEN Son of Peter one crumpled horned cow & yearling and calf that belongs to the cow. Likewise for the sum of $5 I sell my right to Jeremiah GORDEN to 1 cow with a white back & the yearling belonging to her. Likewise for $5 I sell to Polly GORDEN my right of 1 brinded cow to her forever. Likewise I sell to James GORDEN my right of 1 red cow calf & yearling to him forever. I purchased the cattle at publick vendue taken by execution.  Witness Polly GREEN; Registered Oct. 1, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 209]  Feb. 6, 1795 - I Thomas JARVES leased or rented unto Peter GORDEN for his Natural life the plantation where John GILBERT formerly lived with liberty to clear & inlarge plantation as he pleases to the westerd of plantation between 2 souvanners [savannahs] & liberty to cut rale timber to fence the cleared land and to keep the same in good order and fire wood with no wast. GORDEN shall not sell or convey his liberty or lease to any other person whatsoever nor worry what land is or may be cleared, & he to pay yearly rent of 1/16 of a Dollar, & I Thomas JARVES do bind myself in the sum of $100 not to turn GORDEN off said land.  Witness Wm. CHANDLER, Lem. SIMMONS; Registered Oct. 1, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 209-210]  Jan. 12, 1795 - I Charles BRIGHT for the consideration of $30 hard Dollars paid to me by DAVID  MERCEREAN of New York for a tract of land. Beginning in Sam. ETHERIDGE line various courses to Henry BRIGHTs line along his line to the first containing 60 acres.  Witness Sam. WALLIS, Nicholas SLACK, Hezekiah PURRINTON; Registered Oct. 2, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 210-211]  Aug. 11, 1795 - I Jeremiah MERCER  for the consideration of £38 paid to me by Griffeth DAUGE for a piece of land. Beginning at the edge of East Creek where Jeremiah MERCER  line comes down to Creek along the Creek to the Indian line with this line to Benters? MERCERs line along his line to the first to contain 155 acres.  Witness Solomon ALCOCK; Registered Oct. 2, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 211]  Aug. 28, 1795 - I John ACKISS of Princess Anne County Virginia for the consideration of £50 paid to me by Thomas ACKISS for a track of land & marsh containing 60 acres near North River granted by patent to Elijah ANDERSON adjoining the land of Thomas WHITEs, sold by Eijah ANDERSON to Thomas YOUNGHUSBAND by him sold to John ACKISS deed dated June 7, 1785. Also another tract of land & marsh containing 340 acres known by name of Manadus Island & Ridge. Beginning at mouth of Manadus Creek running up Creek to the head then to Goos Pond Creek various courses to first adjoining North River being part of patent granted to Alex. LINDSEY by him sold to Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND by him sold to me.  Witness William WICKER, William CAPPS, Antho. MURPHY; Registered Oct. 2, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 212]  Aug. 29, 1795 - I John ACKISS of Princess Anne County Virginia for the consideration of 40 Shillings paid to me by James BROCK for 25 acres of marsh lying in the Great Marsh surveyed by George JAMISON & myself.  Witness William CAPPS, William WICKER, Antho. MURPHY; Registered Oct. 3, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 212-213]  Aug. 29, 1795 - I Peter MALBONE of the County of Princess Anne Virginia for the consideration of 50 shillings paid to me by Richard BONNEY for 25 acres of marsh lying between JAMESONs Point & Knots Island.  Witness Wm. CAPPS, James BROCK, Wm. WICKER; Registered Oct. 3, 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 213] 1794 - John WILLIAMS, blacksmith, sold to Thos. MILLER, planter, for the sum of [blank], 50 acres bounded by LIINDSAY, YOUNGHUSBAND.  Witness: William TAYLOR; Registered October _, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 214] Jan. 7, 1795 - Richard Dobbs SPRAIGHT to George FISHER - Patent  #154, for 30 shillings per every 100 acres, land containing 100 acres in the Great Swamp near John TAYLORs patent.  Registered: Oct. 5, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pgs. 214-215] July 19, 1792 - Sam. Bunnell & Benjamin SANDDOR, JR. of Essex Co., New Jersey, are held and firmly bound to Samuel JASPER of Currituck Co., for £200. The condition of above obligation is such that Sam’l BUNNEL & Benjamin SANDDER shall pay within 12 months ensueing the date hereof unto said SAMUEL JASPER the just sum of $175.  Witnesses: William BROADWELL, Azariah CLARK.  Aug. 3, 1793 - Rec’d the sum of Ten Pounds & Eleven shillings as part of the within bond. /s/ Andrew BATES.  Registered: Nov. 6th 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 215]  To any Regular Minister of the Gospel or Justice of the Peace of said County these are to authorize and empower you or any of you to Celebrate the Rites of Marriage Between John OLIFFE and Abigale ODEON of this County & Join them together as man & wife in Holy Wedlock; given under my hand & seal at office this 22nd day of November 1795.  Wm. TAYLOR Dept. Clk Court.   These may certifye to all to whome it may concern that John OLIFFE and Abigale ODEON was lawfully joined together as man and Wife in holy Matrimony the 22nd Day of November 1795.  /s/ Willis ETHERIDGE, J.P.  Registered the 23rd Day of November 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 215] Richard Dobbs SPRAIGHT to John DOXEY, SEN. - Patent #157. £10 per every 100 acres. One hundred acres lying in Currituck, bounded by John BALLANCE, NICHOLSON's line, James ETHERIDGE. /s/ Rich. Dobbs SPRAIGHT by J. GLASGOW, Secretary. November 10, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 216] Nov. 10, 1795 - Richard Dobbs SPRAIGHT to Nathan BALL - Patent #162, for 50 Shillings for every 100 acres of Land paid into our Treasury by Nathan BALL do give and grant a tract of land containing 300 acres beginning on the East Swamp dividing line between land Reuben BALL dec’d formerly lived and land formerly Lemuel SIMMONS then North binding on the lands formerly Reuben BALL dec'd, Hosea BALL and Joshua BALL to a gum in Samuel EADY line.  Registered: Jan. 8, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 217] May 11, 1795 - I Edward TAYLOR for the consideration of $41 2/3 paid to me by Joseph GRAY for 3 tracts of land formerly the property of Colo. John WOODHOUSE dec’d.

1st tract where John WOODHOUSE lived & at his decease willed to his son Lemuel WOODHOUSE. Beginning on Sound side then to Alexander WHITEHALLs line into the Flat Swamp then to Thos. TAYLORs line thence ???? & JARVIS line to the Sound side then to first containing 400 acres.

2nd on Churches Island which Colo. John WOODHOUSE willed to his son John WOODHOUSE which begins across the Island to Cowinjock Bay various courses of the water & marsh to John HUMPHRIES line thence binding with HUMPHRIES line to the Sound side binding the Sound to the first containing 400 acres.

3rd tract called Piney Island which Colo. WOODHOUSE willed equally between his 2 Sons Lemuel & John beginning at the head of Cowinjock Bay through Piney Island to the mouth of Back Creek along the Bay to the end of Long Point to the first containing 400 acres.  Witness Thos. HEATH, Benj. TAYLOR; Registered Jan. 9, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 218] Nov. 26, 1795 - I Joyce SHANNEN for the consideration of £50 paid to me by Jacob SAWYER for tract of land near the mouth of North River. Beginning Jacob SAYERs line up his line to John LINDSEYs line along his line to the River side along the River side to the first containing 50 acres. Being part of a tract that John EVERTON bought of John LINDSEY.  Witness Wm. CHANDLER, Wm. GRAY; Registered Jan. 9, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 218-219] Nov. 3, 1794 - I Samuel JOHNSTON & Frances my Wife of Martin County for the consideration of $1000 paid to me by Abel ASHBEE of Roanoke Island for all our lands on Roanoke Island bounded on 2 sides by the 2 Sounds Albemarle & Pamplico on 1 side by the line dividing the same from the land formerly belonging to Belcher NOYES deceased & on the other by Samuel MIDYETT Jun containing 1224 acres. The land conveyed by William CATHEART? to Samuel JOHNSTON & Frances my Wife by Deed dated Aug. 4, 1770 except 2 (hole) which they formerly conveyed to Solomon ASHBEE & Samuel MIDYETT.  Witness Penelope SWANN, Filmer MONTFORD; Registered Jan. 11, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 219-220] Edenton, 13 April 1795 - Sir: I am concerned that Mrs. JOHNSTONs indeposition prevented me from being at this place before you left it in order that you might have had an opportunity of Explaining certain matters which you asserted as facts before Mrs. JOHNSTON agreed to sell our land on Roanoke Island and which it now appears were knowingly misrepresented by you to the prejudice of person whom I think told you that I would not injure or disappoint for more than the value of the land under these circumstances Mrs. JOHNSTON declins to acknowledge the deed in order to compleat your Title as the land is her property, it is not in my powere nor in the power of any other to make you a Title without her consent, which she will give only on these conditions that you will let Capt. Etheridge have that part of the land on which he has built at a reasonable price Mrs. JOHNSTON declears that she never would have put her name to the Deed if she had not been divided by your misrepresentation of facts, if it is not agreeable to you to comply in this particular, you may have the money which you paid, returned to you on your delivering up the Deed to be concluded, I am Sir your obed. Servant. /s/ Sam. JOHNSTON; Registered Jan. 11, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 220] Nov. 3, 1795 - I Elizabeth JARVES for the Love and Affection I bear to my Nice Mary THOMSON Daughter of Robert THOMSON deceased doe give her my hole estate after my death to her & her heirs forever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the day above written. /s/  Elizabeth JARVES.  In witness of us who are hear present.  Test. James WHITE, Margret WHITE; Registered Jan. 11, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 220] Oct. 12, 1795 - I Jesse SIMMONS for the consideration of $255 Spanish milled Dollars paid to me by Jonathan ROBINSON of Princess Anne County Virginia for 2 pieces of land. One piece beginning on the Shore side David TATEMs corner along the Shore various courses to the first containing 24 5/8 acres. 2nd piece beginning at Robert BELLs corner along his line agreeable to his deed to David TATEM back line along TATEMs line for aparilell line with Robert BELLs line to make 25 acres, it is my intent that this piece of land should be equal wadth at the East & West ends.  Witness Samuel SIMMONS, William ROBINSON; Registered Jan. 11, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 221] May 11, 1795 - Benjamin TAYLOR sold to Giles GIBBS, both of Currituck, for 150 silver dollars, for 50 acres in Cowinjock  and is on the main road that leads from the Court House to Powels Point, land near Edward TAYLOR's gate.  /s/  Benjamin TAYLOR, Ann (x) TAYLOR. Witnesses: Thomas MERCER, John ROBERTSON; Registered Jan. 11, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 222] Sept. 7, 1795 - I Thomas LEE for the consideration of £50 paid to me by John LEE for a parcel of land, beginning at PARRs corner with his line to Willo. DAUGEs line with his line to James Lees line with his line to the main swamp along the swamp to the first 40 acres.  Witness Wm. SIMMONS, Sarah SIMMONS; Registered Jan. 12, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 222-223] Sept. 7, 1795 - I John LEE for the consideration of the sum of £50 paid to me by Thomas LEE for a piece of land beginning at the Mill Creek being FULFORDs corner with his line to GRIFFITHS line with his line to the main Creek thence down the Creek to the Mill Creek up Mill Creek to the first containing 55 acres.  Witness Wm. SIMMONS, Sarah SIMMONS; Registered Jan. 12, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 223] Aug. 20, 1795 - Giles GIBBS & his wife Sally sold to John ROBERTSON, for £130, 36 acres of land in Currituck on each side of Indian Ridge bounded by John STANDLEYs patent, Jeremiah MERCER, John FENTON, father of the said Sally GIBBS. /s/ Giles GIBBS, Sally (x) GIBBS.  Witnesses: Benja. TAYLOR Thos. MERCER; Registered January 12, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 224] Sept. 17, 1795 - I Brickhouse BELL & Jean his Wife for the consideration of the sum £250, 8 Shillings paid to me by Joseph POYNER for piece of land beginning at the corner of James POYNERs orphans with this line to the Creek down the Creek to mouth of Beaver Dam to include main body of Cypress timber to James PHILLIPS line with his line to POYNERs orphans line with this line to the first containing 250 acres.  Witness Wm. SIMMONS, Sarah SIMMONS; Registered Jan. 12, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 225] Nov. 28, 1795 - Burris MATHIAS & his wife Chloe sold to Jacob DUNTON, for 40 silver dollars, 6 acres in Currituck bounded by Burris MATHIAS & Major John WILLIAMS.  /s/ Burris MATTHIAS Chloe (x) MATHIAS. Witness: William TAYLOR.; Registered January 13, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 225-226] April 22, 1795 - I Thomas TILLITT SEN. of the North Banks, farmer, for and in consideration of the divers good will and [torn] I have and do bear towards my loving Daughter Sally ETHERIDGE of the North Banks I have given and granted a certain tract of land lying on the North Banks butted and bounded beginning at water side running several degrees to a certain pine on a hill then Easterly along the lines of Thomas TILLETT SEN. thence along said TILLITTSs back line running Southwardly to a corner pine then running Westerly along said TILLITTs line then W.S.W. at water from thence to first station containing by estimation 50 acres.  Witnesses: Spencer WALKER, Samuel TILLITT; Registered: Jan. 13, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 226-227] Mar. 26, 1794 - Josiah CURLING and Mary CURLING his wife sold to Luke GREGORY, all of Currituck County, for £10, for one sertain  piece of land lying in Powels Point beginning at Spence HALLs line running various courses along HALLs line to first station to contain 10 acres.  /s/ Josiah [x] CURLING, Mary [x] CURLING.  Witnesses: Samuel GREGORY, Thomas GREGORY; Registered: Jan. 13, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 227-228] Nov. 9, 1784 -  John DOUGH of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina of the one part and Thomas GARRETT of the County & State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said John DOUGH for and in consideration of the sum of £5  current money of the State aforesaid to me in hand paid by the said Thomas GARROTT the right whereof I do hereby acknowledge myself therewith fully satisfyed contented and paid have given granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth absolutely grant bargain and sell ??????? confirm unto the said Thomas GARRETT his heirs and assignes forever all that piese or parcell of land lying and being situtate in the County of Currituck afsd. containing 160 acres or thereabouts and buted & bounded as follows beginning at Richard LAND's line at a marked pine at the poynt thence eastwardly to the Creek thence along the said Creek southwardly to Tully SAWYER's line thence westwardly to the said line thence down the said line Northwardly to the first station. To have and to hold the bargained premises with all the apertainance priviledges commodityes to the same belonging or in any wise apertaining to him the said Thomas GARROTT and his heirs forever to his and their only proper use benefit and behoof forever and I the said John DOUGH from me my heirs Executors Adm. And assigns do covenant promise and grant to and with the said Thomas GARROTT and his heirs that before the Ensealing hereof I am the lawfull owner hereof having in my self full power good right and lawfull authority to grant bargain sell convey and confirm the said bargained premises as afsd. and that the said Thomas GARROTT shall and may from time to time and at all times hereafter by virtue of these presents lawfully peacably and Quietly have hold use ???? possess and enjoy the said demised and bargained premises and further I the said John DOUGH for my self my heirs do warrant and defend the said Thomas GARROTT & his heirs in peacable and Quiet possession of all and singular the said granted premises against any just and lawfull claim of me or my heirs as Witness may hand and seal the Day and Date first above Written.  /s/ John DOUGH.  Witnesses: Som.(Sam’l?) SALYEAR JUN., Henry SIKES.  Currituck County November Term 1795 Present the Justices: This Deed of sale from John DOUGH to Thomas GARROTT was proved by the oath of Som.(?) (Sam’l?) SALYEAR,, JUN. JUN. In open court in due form of law ordered to be Registered.  Test. Wm.. TAYLOR, CCC.  According to order is Registered January the 14th Day 1796.  Test. Willis ETHERIDGE Pub. Register

[Deed Book 7, pg. 228]  Sept. 15, 1787 - Thomas ALLEN to James ALLEN in consideration of the sum of £2 current money do bargain sell and deliver unto James ALLEN a sertain peace or parcel of land situate on the Banks near Jean Jike Creek, a water oak at William GAMEWELLs line ……BOGUSes line………southerly corse binding on Capts line to John HUMPHRIES line containing Fifty acres more or less.  Witnesses: John JARVIS, John THOMPSON; Registered Jan. 14, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 229]  Nov. 2, 1795 - I Wilson WEBB of the County of Chowan for the consideration of $200 paid to me by Spence HALL for a parcel of land on Powels Point, beginning at Masons land with his line to Richard DOUGHs line with his line to the main road running with the road to Nathan. HALLs line with his line to Jacob LUTTs line with his line to James FEREBEEs land then a straight course to the first containing 80 acres.  Witness Nathan HALL, William LUNN; Registered Jan. 11, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 229-230]  Sept. 21, 1795 - I Uphan MILLER for the consideration of £50 paid to me by Javon COX for a tract of land which said land was granted to Edmun BOWREN by patent dated June 29, 1749 containing 90 acres. Beginning at the land formerly called Joseph HAYMAN new survey running down the swamp various courses to the first.  Witness Lewis COX, Finia COX; Registered Jan. 14, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 230-231]  Sept. 3, 1795 - I John HILL & Mary his Wife for the consideration of $1100 paid to me by Moses CASON for a parcel of land on North River Bay whereon John HILL now lives. Beginning at Caleb BURKITTs line at the Bay side along the Bay to Caleb SIMMONS binding on him to the main road various courses to the line formerly John MORSIS various courses to a corner adjoining the land of Archabald MORSE formerly & Reuben MORSE & Caleb SIMMONS various courses to the first containing 88 acres.  Witness Caleb BURKITT, Joseph BURKITT, John HILL; Registered Jan. 15, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 231-232]  Nov 20, 1795 - I John ACKISS of Princess Anne County Virginia for the consideration of £3 paid to me by Moses CASON for a parcel of marsh containing 36 acres.  Witness James ACKISS, Thomas WILBUR, John HILL; Registered Jan. 15, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 232]  April 17, 1795 - I John NORTON for the consideration of 60 Spanish Mill Dollars paid to me by Barnabee ETHERIDGE for a parcel of land lying on Roanok Island. Beginning at Stephen BEASLEYs line then to Stephen WESKETT line down his line to Tart ETHERIDGE line down his line to the first to contain 20 acres.  Witness Sam. ASHBEE, Joseph ROLLINS; Registered Jan. 15, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 233]  Sept. 1795 - I Henry PERKINS for the consideration of 400 Silver Dollars paid to me by Letticia BELL for a parcel of land. Beginning in WARDs line along his line to COCKTONs line along his line to a corner between afsd. land & Jeremiah PERKINS then along the dividing line between land & PERKINS land to a corner between Mrs. BELLs land & afsd. Land then joining George ROWLANDs land various courses to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness Solo. ALCOCK, Edward LEECH; Registered Jan. 16, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 233-234]  Oct. 6, 1795 - I Nathan HALL for the consideration of $75 paid to me by John DANIEL for a tract of land on Currituck Banks. Beginning at George CAFFEEs North line on Currituck Sound running with said line to the Sea Side Northwardly along Sea Side as will include 100 acres then various courses to the first.  Witness S. HALL, Henry GIBSON; Registered Jan. 16, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 234-235]  April 20, 1795 - I Thomas FRANKLIN for the consideration of £20 paid to me by Nathan GREEN for a tract of land containing 100 acres situated on East side of Jean Jite Creek binding on Moses CAPTS line.  Witness Thos. GARRETT, Rachel FERIL; Registered Jan. 16, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 235]  Oct. 28, 1795 - I Joseph POYNER & Dinah my Wife for the consideration of £100 hard cash dollars at 8 Shillings paid to me by John CHURCH for all that tract of land containing 80 acres.  Beginning at Gordens Creek various courses to Peter FEREBEEs line various courses to Brays Creek along the main Creek & up Gordans Creek to the first.  Witness Gideon CREEF, James BRAY; Registered Jan. 18, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 235] Nov. 10, 1795 - Joseph GRAY sold to Benjamin TAYLOR for £100 hard money, a negro named Charles.  Witness, Joseph GRAY, JUNIOR

[Deed Book 7, pg. 236-237]  Dec. 1, 1795 - I William SNEEDEN & Anne his Wife for the consideration of £88 paid to me by James WHITE for all that tract of land. Beginning on the Sound side a corner between William SNEEDEN & Sam. SALYEAR  to the swamp various courses to the first containing 30 acres.  Witness Hosea BALL, Joshua BALL; Registered  Jan. 18, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 237]  Nov. 10, 1795 - I Henry KINSEY for the consideration of £8 paid to me by James ALLEN for a peace of land situate on the East side of Jean Gite Creek. Beginning near the Slipper Pine Branch binding on James ALLEN line to the Sea side along the Sea side to John humphries line then to the first.  Witness Thomas GARRETT, John SIKES; Registered Jan. 19, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 238]  Nov. 1792 - I John GAMEWELL for the consideration of £8 paid to me by Henry KINSEY for a parcel of land containing 50 acres lying on the Eastard side of Jean Gite Creek it being part of the land John GAMEWELL entered, beginning near the Slipper Pine Branch various courses to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness William DUNSTON, James ALLEN; Registered Jan. 19, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 238-239]  June 17, 1795 - I James FEREBEE for the consideration of 711 Silver Dollars paid to me by Thomas Cooper FEREBEE for all that tract of land that William FEREBEE Esq. deceased my father willed me which is ½ of the manner land & plantation whereon my Father died containing 79 acres.  Witness John HUMPHRIES, John HUMPHRIES JUN.; Registered Jan. 19, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 239]  Nov. 6, 1795 - I Elizabeth ROLINSON SEN. for the consideration of £80 paid to me by John FARROW for a parcel of land lying at Cape Hatterass formerly the property of Jacob FARROW Esq. Beginning in Hezekiah FARROW, JUN. line to Hezekiah FARROW SEN. corner with his line to Thomas FARROWs line various courses to Joseph JENNETTs corner then to Thomas SWINDELL corner thence to the first containing 80 acres.;  Registered Jan. 19, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 240-241]  Nov. 14, 1795 - I John HUMPHRIES Sheriff by virtue of a Writ Of fire Fasies issued out of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Session which has directed me to out of the goods, chattles & lands of heirs of George MAY deceased and cause the sum of £79, 6 Shillings & 2 Pence which was lately adjudged to Benjamin JONES. In obedience of Writ I did enter and take possession of a tract of land in the District of Moyock, beginning at a corner of Joseph FEREBEE formerly the land of Thomas HAYMAN to a corner of the tract whereon George MAY formerly lived various courses to the first containing 10 acres. After public notice said land was exposed for sale where & when George FOLKER did appear and bid the sum of £21 & was the highest bidder. By virtue of Writ I John HUMPHRIES Sheriff have conveyed and granted unto George FOLKER the messuage of land.  Witness S. FEREBEE, Thos. C. FEREBEE; Registered Jan. 20, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 241-242]  Nov. 14, 1795 - I John HUMPHRIES Sheriff by virtue of a Writ of Fire Fasies issued out of the Court of Please and Quarter Sessions directing me to out of the goods, chattles & lands of the heirs of George MAYS deceased to cause the sum of £79 6 Shillings 2 Pence which was adjudged to Benjamin JONES whereof the heirs are liable. In obedience of Writ I did enter & take into possession a tract of land in the Distract of Moyock being part of the Great Swamp containing 120 acres of land & swamp. After public notice I exposed for sale the said land where & when George FOLKER did appear and bid the sum of £23 & was highest bidder. By virtue of Writ I John HUMPHRIES Sheriff have conveyed & granted unto George FOLKER the said messuage of land.  Witness S. FEREBEE, Thos. C. FEREBEE; Registered Jan. 20, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 242-243]  Nov. 14, 1795 - I John HUMPHRIES Sheriff by virtue of Writ of Fires Fasies issued by the Court of Pleas & Quarter Session directing me to out of the goods, chattles, & lands to cause the sum of £79 6 Shillings 2 Pence which was adjudged to Benjamin JONES and heirs are liable. In obedience of writ I did enter & take into possession a tract of land in the Distract of Moyock. Beginning at Caleb COXs line binding his line to Joseph MAYS line along his line to the first containing 33 ¼ acres. At public sale said land was offered for sale where & when George FOLKER did appear and bid the sum of £6 11 Shillings 5 Pence which was the highest bid. By virtue of Writ I John HUMPHRIES Sheriff have granted & conveyed unto George FOLKER the messuage of land.  Witness S. FEREBEE, Thos. C. FEREBEE; Registered Jan. 21, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pgs. 243-244] Oct. 2, 1795 - Thos. BARNARD and Elizabeth his wife to George CAFFEE for 1000 Spanish Milled Dollars. "...Land lying in the County afsd. near Currituck Narrows Begining at the Mouth of a Gutt that Leads up Between the Said Land whereon Benjamin SANDERSON Decd. formerly Lived and the Land whereon the afsd. Thomas BARNARD now lives thence westerly up Said Gutt to the head thereof to the Mouth of a Branch thence westerly up Said Branch to go as the Stream of water Runs to the Main Road that Runs from Poplar Branch to Samuel SALYEAR's thence Northerly up the Said Road to a marked Chincapin tree Standing on the west side of Said Road thence westerly by a line of marked trees to a Red oak in the line that Devids Said BARNARD'sLand and the Land whereon William LUTTES formerly Lived, Belonging to the heirs of Alexander WHITEHALL Decd. thence Southerly by aline of marked trees to a Corner hickorey thence Easterly by aline of marked trees Binding on John SANDERSON's Land to a Ditch at the Northwest Corner of Said SANDERSON's fence thence Northerly and Easterly with the Said SANDERSON's Ditch to the afsd. Main Road thence Southerly with Said Main Road to Joseph DOWDY's line thence Easterly by a line of marked trees Binding on Said Joseph DOWDY line to the Mouth of a Gutt on the Bay and thence Northerly the various courses of the water to the Begining... one hundred & thirty four acres of Land more or less..."  /s/ Thos. BARNARD, Elizabeth (x) BARNARD. Witnesses: Thos. POYNER, William SNEDON; Registered January 22, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pgs. 244-245] Sept. 11, 1795 - I Jourdon MARCHANT for the consideration of £360 paid to me by  Archealous TURTON for a parcel of land containing 427 acres the tract of land formerly belonged to Gideon MARCHANT dec’d. Beginning on the North East side of North West River it being part of the tract of 450 acres of land granted to Christopher MARCHANT in the year 1695. In part also 100 acres of land lying Northward of the first mentioned tract entered by Keder MARCHANT in year 1761, also the marsh and patent taken up by MalachI MARCHANT  in patent beginning at the West side of MULDERs Creek mouth of the Reddy Branch to the former corner of Christopher MARCHANT thence to Nathanial SPENCE thence binding on William REEDs line to William MULDERs line along his line various courses binding on Thomas MARCHANTs land thence to Cowbridge Creek thence binding on Northwest River to MULDERS Creek to the first.  Witness Edw. WEST, Peter CREEKMUR, Sam. WALLIS; Registered Jan. 22, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 245] Oct. 8, 1795 - Joel POYNER sold to Jonathan TAYLOR, both of Currituck County, for £20, land borders Rubin (??) TAYLOR, Thos. TAYLOR; Jonathan and Rubin TAYLOR's line.  Witnesses, Hosea BALL, Thomas (x) TAYLOR; Registered January 22, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 246-247] Jan. 7, 1795 - No. 156 - Know ye that we for the consideration of 30 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Andrew DUKE have granted unto him a tract of land containing 400 acres lying between Kitty Hawk Bay and Jene Jaike Creek. Yielding & paying to us such sums that our General Assembly may direct, provided that Andrew DUKE shall cause this Grant to be Registered in Registers Office within time limited by law.   /s/ Richard Dobbs SPAIGHT; Registered Jan. 23, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 247] Oct. 5, 1795 - I Moses FREEMAN & Euphan my Wife for the consideration of $200 Silver Dollars paid to us by Henry WILLIAMSON for a tract of land near Moyock Mill. Beginning at a Run & joining Jonathan BRIGHTs land binding his land to the line of the old former possession of Samuel BRIGHT various courses along the land formerly  WOULDRIDGEs and GOODMANs patent line to GOODMANs patent line that John NORTHERN made when he sold to Elisha KITE then binding on the land formerly belonging to John HAYMAN line down the Run to the first containing 40 acres.  Witness Jos. BALLENTINE, Wm. WILLIAMSON; Registered Feb. 6, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 248] Oct. 4, 1795 - No. 163 - Know ye that for the consideration of the sum of 50 Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted paid into our Treasury by Thomas PARKER for a tract of land containing 22 ½ acres near Cowinjock Bay by the side of the Beaver Dam Swamp. Yielding & paying to us such sums as our General Assembly may direct, provided that Thomas PARKER shall cause this Grant to be Registered in the Registers Office within in time limited by law.   /s/ Samuel ASHE; Registered March 7, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 249] Dec. 25, 1795 - I Nathan BALL for the consideration of £100 paid to me by Hosea BALL for a parcel of swamp land being part of a patent granted to Nathan BALL No. 162 various courses then to a corner between Hosea BALL & Joshua BALL then various courses to the first containing 100 acres.  Witness Joshua BALL, Nancy BALL; Registered March 14, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 249-250] Dec. 25, 1795 - I Nathan BALL for the consideration of the sum of £100 paid to me by Joshua BALL for a parcel of swamp land, being a part of a patent granted to Nathan BALL containing 100 acres.  Witness Hosea BALL, Nancey BALL; Registered March 14, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 250-251] Oct. 20, 1795 - I Samuel SIMMONS & Mary my Wife for the consideration of $25 paid to me by John PERKINS for a peace of land containing 50 acres. Beginning at James PHILLIPS corner in PERKINS line then running John PERKINS  patent line to SHERGOLDs patent line down his line to Brickhouse BELLs line running his line to PHILLIPS line up his line to the first containing 50 acres.  Witness Wm. COWELL, Rachel FEREBEE; Registered March 14, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 251]  Jan. 19, 1796 - I Joseph TAYLOR & Anne his Wife for the consideration of £30 paid to me by John STEPHENS for a piece of land, binding on Samuel ONEELs line various courses to John STEPHENS line to the first containing 18 ½ acres.  Witness Willoughby STEVENS, Simeon JARVES; Registered March 14, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 252] Mar. 3, 1796 - Thos. PARKER sold to Benjamin COX, both of Currituck, for $20, 12 acres of land in Currituck near Cowinjock bounded by Beaver Dam Swamp. No adjoining property owners mentioned.  Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, John (x) LINDSAY;  Registered March 15, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 252-253] Mar. 3, 1796 - I George ROWLAND & Mary his Wife for the consideration of £44 paid to me by Letticia BELL for a parcel of land on the South side of Mrs. BELLs path at the main road to a corner between ROWLAND, Mrs. BELL, & WARD heirs various courses to the first containing 6 ¾ acres.  Witness Jesse SIMMONS, John BELL; Registered March 15, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 253] 1796 - I John LURRY of Camden County for the consideration of £25 paid to me by Joseph & Josiah ODOWDAY for a piece of land on the North side of Poplar and Sandy Branches containing 50 acres various courses to Thomas POYNER corner then various courses to the first.  Witness Sam. POYNER, Jacob GISPON; Registered March 15, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 254] Mar. 2, 1796 - I Jonathan SIMMONS for the consideration of  £37 paid by Anthony SIMMONS for a tract of land containing 18 ½ acres near Morses Point, being the Southard part of the plantation formerly belonging to Caleb SIMMONS adjoining the land formerly belonging to John HILL.  Witness Thos. WILLIAMS, Solo. ALCOCK, Jesse SIMMONS; Registered March 15, 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 255] Feb. 23, 1796 - Thomas TILLETT SEN. to my Son Samuel TILLET a peace of land lying on the North Banks in Currituck and to the said Samuel TILLETT and his Ears [heirs] at my Dicease forever the said land lying to the Northward of my plantation beginning at a certain hickery at the head of Stals Goat running North East to the sound? from thence running Northerly to Wm. POPAWILLEs line from thence running POPAWILLEs line to the sound side from thence to first station ??? of one 50 acres to be Reducted (sic) out of the said Deed of Gift to the Northward of the within mentioned the said 50 acres is to begin at the Marsh and to run POPAWILLs line up to the run ?????? until the said 50 acres is accomplished and then to the sound.  Registered: Mar. 15, 1797

[Deed Book 7, pg. 255] Feb. 24, 1796 - Lemuel TAYLOR and Josiah NICHOLSON to Samuel SALYEAR, ESQ. for $155, three Negroes. One negro woman named Bridget aged 18 years, one of her children named Bets about 2 years old and a boy child named Lewis about  four mos. old..  Registered March 16, 1796

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Deed Book 7, pg. 262-263]  January 16, 1795.  Christopher ONEEL, JUNR. of Hatras Banks in Currituck County, sold to Robert BASNET of the same place, for 35 dollars, a tract of land on Hatras Banks, joining the sea beach, WHITBY's corner and the sound.  /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Major CLARK, William BASNETT.  Registered: March 18, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 263]  November 29, 1795.  John HOLSTEAD of Currituck County sold to William WARD of Princess Anne Co., Virginia, for 500 Spanish Milled Dollars, a parcel of land lying near Currituck Shore, beginning at sd. HOLSTEAD's corner and joining Obediah CAPPS, Matthias HOLSTEAD, Reuben HOLSTEAD and the swamp, containing 38 3/4 acres.  /s/ John HOLSTEAD.  Witnesses: James PHILLIPS, Jesse SIMMONS.  Registered: March 18, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 263] Benjamin TAYLOR to Jonathan BARNES (?). September 3, 1795. Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. Jonathan BARNES and wife. Land bordered by Nathaniel BROOKS; (?)GRAY's line; Griffen GRAY. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR and Elizabeth BARNES. Witnesses: Zachariah (x - his mark) TAYLOR and Elizabeth TAYLOR. Registered March 18, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 266] Benjamin POYNER to Lemuel POYNER 1796. Benjamin to his son Lemuel. /s/ Benjamin (x - his mark) POYNER. Wit: Thos. HEATH, Benjamin TAYLOR and Saml (s - his mark) LOWMAN. February Term 1796. Proved in open court by oath of Benjamin TAYLOR. Registered March 19, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 282] William and Benjamin COWELL to James COWELL. December 15, 1795. All of Currituck. Two hundred fifty pounds. Land in Currituck commonly known by the name of Solomon COWELL's plantation with Robins Island included. One hundred ten acres. /s/ William COWELL Benjamin COWELL. Wit: James PHILLIPS, Wm. SIMMONS, Wm. TAYLOR. February Term, 1796. Registered March 16, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 285] Benjamin and James COWELL to William COWELL. December 14, 1795. All of Currituck. One hundred twenty five pounds. Land in Currituck bounded by the orphans of Jas(?) DAUGE, this being the land that (?) COWELL bought of Nathaniel MILLER containing one hundred and fifty acres. /s/ Benjamin COWELL, James COWELL. Wit: James PHILLIPS, Wm. SIMMONS, and Wm. TAYLOR. February Term, 1796. Registered April 4, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 297] Mary WARD's Division. Lay and set apart dower of Mary WARD, widow of ---olis (ulis?) WARD, deceased. Land by Jesse SIMMONS. Thirty-seven acres. /s/ Saml. ETHERIDGE, Henry GREY, Jolliff HALSTEAD, Jonathan TAYLOR, Jeremiah MERCER, Joseph FEREBEE, Andw. DUKE, Armistead SOLES, Wm. JARVES, George ROWLAND(?), Jeremiah PERKINS, Maxm. MILLER. Registered April ?, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 303-6] Pleasant YOUNGHUSBAND to Jeremiah LAND. April 6, 1796. Four hundred pounds. Land in Currituck bounded by William FEREBEE. /s/ Pleasant YOUNGHUSBAND. Wit: Wm. TAYLOR and John WILLIAMS. May Term 1796. Registered, July 12, 1796. Second transaction with same parties and witnesses immediately follows, with the addition of Josiah NICHOLSON as a witness. Second one proved in open court on oath of John WILLIAMS and Josiah NICHOLSON. Third transaction follows with same parties and same three witnesses of the second deed.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 316] Benjamin TAYLOR to Nathan BROCK. September 15, 1795. Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. Unclear description of land. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witness: Jesse TAYLOR. Registered July 15, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 317] Thomas BRUMSEY to Ebenezer TAYLOR. March 8, 179-?(with deeds dated in the area of 1795). Twenty (?) dollars. Land in Coinjock bordered by John FISHER, Thomas WILLIAMS. /s/ Thomas BRUMSEY. Wit: Josiah NICHOLSON, John ALLEN. Registered, ?, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 318] Joseph TAYLOR to John STEPHENS, January 21, 1796. On Coinjock Bay, bordered by Col. SIMMONS. Ten pounds. /s/ Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR and Ann (x - her mark) TAYLOR, Witnesses: Hosea BALL and ? STEVENS. Registered, ? 16, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 327] Wm. THOMPSON to Joseph GREGORY. Sixty-five pounds. Negro named (? - Lacy?). Witnesses, Thos ? and Daniel LINDSAY. /s/ William THOMSON, Sarah THOMSON, May Term, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 331]  January 23, 1796.  William ONEEL of Cape Hatteras Banks in Currituck Co. sold to John PEEL, for [torn], 50 acres lying near the Bald Buck between Chickamacomico and Kinnekeet joining Christopher ONEEL, SENR. patent.  /s/ William ONEEL.  Witnesses: William MILLER, William WILLIAMS.  Registered: July 21, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 336] Dowry of Elizabeth PELL, wife of Alexander LINDSAY, deceased. Land bounded by Willoughby WHITE. March 2, 1796. /s/ Wm. TAYLOR, Jeremiah LAND, John (x - his mark) SLAUGHTER, Jas. PHILLIPS, Will.(?) JARVIS, John TATUM, Benjamin TATUM, John DOXEY, Armistead SOLES, Edw LEACH(?) and William (x - his mark) BALLANCE. Registered, August 10, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 337=338] March 12, 1796.  William ONEAL, SENR. of Chicknicomack in Currituck County sold to Christopher ONEEL, SENR., for 50 pounds lawful money, a tract of land lying on Chicknecomack joining John PEEL's line at the Mirtle Buck Hammocks running northerly agreeably with Christopher ONEAL's patent, containing 50 acres.  /s/ William ONEAL, SENR.  Witnesses: Major CLARK, Robt. MIDYETT.  Registered: Sept. 17, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 341] William WESTON to Willoby COOPER. August 22(?), 1796. Loversy (?) COOPER, his wife. All of Currituck. Fifty dollars. By Lemuel RUSSELL, Jacob SAWYER. Fifty acres. /s/ Wm WESTON. Wit: Thos. POYNER and Benjamin TAYLOR. August Term 1796. Registered September 19, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 355] Moses TELERIE (FELERIE?) and Ruth his wife to James HUGHES. April 22, 1796. Fifty-six silver dollars. Land in Currituck near the main road bounded by James HUGHES, the Thos. CAMBEL orphans. Eight acres. /s/ Moses (x - his mark) TELORIE Ruth (x - her mark) TELERIE. Witness: Wm. TAYLOR. August Term 1796. Registered, September 27, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 363] This may Certify that Thomas WALKER & Rebecca BALLANCE was joined together as Man & Wife in holy Matrimony the 8th day of December 1796.  /s/ Willis ETHERIDGE J.P  [see image]

[Deed Book 7, pg. 374] Thomas SIMMONS to Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. November 26, 1796. SIMMONS of Perquimans County, SALYEAR of Currituck County. One hundred pounds. Land in Currituck at Openskis (?) Island. By John WOODHOUSE old patent. Five hundred acre. /s/ Thomas SIMMONS Witnesses, Thos POYNER, Kezis(?) (x - her mark) POYNER, James ETHERIDGE and Josiah NICHOLSON. November Term 1796. Registered December 30(?), 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 378] Edward LEACH to Jacob DUNTON. September 10, 1796. Sarah, wife of Edward LEACH. Four hundred Spanish milled dollars. DUNTON of Currituck, no mention of residence of others. Seventy-nine acres. By Benjamin COX, William ROBINS. /s/ Edward LEACH. Sarah (x - her mark) LEACH. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON and John DOXY. November Term 1796. Proved in open court by oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered, January 14(?), 1797. Wm TAYLOR Dept C.C.C. pg. 380, additional transaction, same parties and witnesses.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 390] Jan. 7, 1795 - For the sum of Thirty Shillings for every 100 acres hereby granted, paid into our Treasury by Isaac TILLETT……give grant a tract of land containing 411/2 acres lying on the North Banks in Northern Gutt beginning on the northeast side of said Gutt at Andw. DUKEs line thence with said line various courses near to main road then binding on John SIKES line to Northerns Gutt thence with said Gutt to the first station. Witness: Richard Dobbs SPAIGHT Esquire our Governor Captain General and Commander at Raleigh.  Patent registered: Mar. 8, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 391] Jan, 7, 1795 - For and in consideration of the sum of Thirty Shillings for every 100 acres granted and paid into our Treasury by Isaac TILLETT have given and granted unto him a tract of land containing 84 acres lying on the North Banks near the Fresh Pond branch beginning at a tree on Beaver Pond thence various courses to first station.  Witness: Richard Dobbs SPAIGHT Esquire our Governor Captain General and Commander at Raleigh.  Patent registered: Mar. 8, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 391-392] July 21, 1796 - No. 164.  For and in consideration of the sum of Thirty Shillings for every Hundred acres paid unto our Treasury by Ann SMITH has been granted a tract of land containing 72 acres lying on Knotts Island near the water and near an old Brick Killn various courses and measurements to Jacob WILLIAMS line to a post between Jacob WILLIAMS, Ann SMITH, John SIMSON thence along SIMSON line to a Chinquopin in Willis QUINNs line then along his line to John QUINNs & William (torn)LEYs line various measurements to the water. Witness Samuel ASHE Esquire Governor, Captain General and Commander in Chief at Raleigh.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 392] Feb. 20, 1796 - No. 472   For and in consideration of the sum of Thirty Shillings for every Hundred acres paid into our Treasury by Samuel ETHERIDGE a tract of land containing 291/2 acres  in Currituck County, Knots Island. Various courses binding on Willis GRIMES line …..and binding land formerly Anna SMITHs Decd., WILLIAMS & Luke WHITEs to the beginning as by the plot hereunto annexed.  Witness: Samuel ASH Esquire our Governor, Captain General and Commander in Chief, at Raleigh.  Registered: Mar. 8, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 393] July 20, 1796 - No. 169 - Patent for Peter POYNER. Thirty shillings for every hundred acres. One hundred acres in Currituck. Bounded on the western side by William NICHOLSON's patent beginning at a gum standing on the East side of North River Swamp…..binding on Thomas SANDERSONs land to William NICHOLSONs patent to white oak at the Reddy Branch William HOLLOWAYs corner various courses binding on William HOLLOWAYs land then various courses to Thomas LAND line to first station as by plot hereunto annexed. /s/ Saml. ASHE. By J. GLASGOW, Secretary. Registered March 9, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 393-394]  Dec. 19, 1796 - John LEE & Bethany his wife, sold to John CATON all of Currituck County, for 50 pounds, for one peace of land known by name of Juniper Ridge bounded as follows viz beginning at a corner pine of Willoughby DAUGEs & Richd. PARRs line thence running down said DAUGEs line to James LEEs line thence across the plantation down said LEEs line to the back swamp thence running the Swamp to the first station containing 40 acres.  /s/ John [x] LEE.  Witnesses: Willis SIMMONS, Salley CAPTS.  Registered: Mar. 21, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 394-395]  Feb. 11, 1797 - William BRUMSEY & Susanna his wife, sold to Isaiah PARR all of Currituck County, for 600 pounds, for a certain piece of land in Currituck County beginning on the sound side joining the land of Robert POYNER running thence a southwest course to the land of SPRATLINGs & so onto the end of the line, 12 acres Excepted containing in the whole 100 acres the Excepted 12 acres being land of  William TATEM out of the said Hundred. /s/ William BRUMSEY, Susanna BRUMSEY.  Witnesses: Robert POYNER, Mary POYNER.  Registered: Mar. 21, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 395-396]  Feb. 11, 1797 - John SLAUGHTER & Mary his wife sold to William BRUMSEY all of Currituck County,. for 400 pounds, a certain parcel of land being in the County of Currituck, bounded as followeth…beginning on the edge of the Great Swamp in James WHITEs path along said path various courses across the mainland then a number of chains to a sine in Phillip NORTHERNs line then along NORTHERNs, FEREBEEs & WHITEHURSTs line to a corner gum standing in WALKERs line thence along John THOMSONs line to a oak on side of road & corner of John THOMSONs line thence along Swamp by various courses & a line of marked trees to the first station containing 60 acres.  /s/ John SLAUGHTER, Mary SLAUGHTER.  Witnesses: Isaiah PARR, Thomas BAXTER.  Registered: Mar. 22, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 396]  Feb 11, 1797 - William BALLANCE and Margaret his Wife sold to William BRUMSEY for 300 Pound, a tract of land beginning at a pine stump on the swamp side of John BALLANCEs corner to the Widow PARKERs line various courses to the first station, containing 80 acres.  Witness: Thomas BAXTER, Isaiah PARRRegistered March 23, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 397]  Jan. 14, 1797 - Gideon MUNCREEF and Hannah his wife sold to John DEAN, for $155.00, during the said Hannah MUNCREEFs natural life a certain tract of land joining the River & binding on James BRAYs line it being part of Thomas FLETCHER dec’d tract of land whereon he lived that was layed off by a jury for the afsd. Hannah MUNCREEFs Right of Dowry.  Registered: March 23, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 399] James DOUGLAS to Ebenezer TAYLOR. December 14, 1796. Both of Currituck. Ninety silver dollars. Land in Cowinjock by Benjamin TAYLOR's line. Forty acres. /s/ James DOUGLAS. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON, Elizabeth (x - her mark) BURRUS(?). February Term 1797. Registered March 24, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 407] Letisha BELL to Robert BELL. February 21, 1797. Both of Currituck. Forty-eight silver dollars. By Ward's line. Six acres. /s/ Letticia (x - her mark) BELL. Witnesses, George (x - his mark) ROWLAND and Saml. THOMPSON. February Term 1797. Registered March 29, 1797. Second transaction, same parties and witnesses.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 420] Thomas IVES to Lem. TAYLOR. January 30, 1797. Both of Currituck County. Two pounds, ten shillings. Land bordered by Thos. TAYLOR. Signed: Thomas IVES. February Term, 1797. Recorded April 5, 1797. Unclear witness, ? Hall (BALL?).

[Deed Book 7, pg. 423-424] William MIDYETT of Tyrrell County sold to Richard ETHERIDGE, for 600 Spainsh mill dollars, a tract of land on the north side of Roanoak Island bounded by William DANIELS, SEN'R. and Abel ASHBEE, containing 130 acres.  This indenture was made January 9, 1797.  Wit: Lazares LINTON, Morris BAUM.  /s/ William MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 424] Charles GRANDY to Samuel WHITEHURST. GRANDY of Camden County. Thirty-two pounds, ten shillings. Negro man called Jack. May, 1796. /s/ Charles GRANDY. Witnessed, Phillip DAUGE. February Term, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 425] John SANDERSON to Thomas TAYLOR. June, 1795. Two pounds, ten shillings. No names mentioned in land description. Signed John (x - his mark) SANDERSON. Witness, Thos. JARVIS (?). Registered, April 8, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 429] Phillip DAUGE to Samuel WHITEHURST. July 24, 1795. Both of Currituck. Sixty-eight(?) pounds. Land in Currituck near Indian Ridge by said WHITEHURST's line, James DOUGLAS, James DAUGE. Twenty-three acres. /s/ Phillip DAUGE. Witnesses, S. FEREBEE, Jeremiah MERCER. February Term 1797. Registered April 10, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 432] Samuel SORY to Philip DAUGE. Both of Currituck. Three hundred silver dollars. Negro woman name Nan and boy named Davey. February 28, 1797. /s/ Samuel SORY. Witnesses, S. FEREBEE, Saml (x - his mark) WHITEHURST. February Term 1797. Registered April 11, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 433] Samuel SALYEAR, Nathan HALL, Nathan POYNER, Benjamin TAYLOR, and Daniel LINDSAY appointed commissioners to divide the estate of Jesse SANDERSON. March, 1797. Signed by all of them.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 433] This may Certifye that Willoughby MORRISS & Rachel BRABBLE was lawfully joined together as man & wife in Holy Matrimoney the 20th Day of April 1797.  /s/ Willis ETHERIDGE J.P.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 435] Jury divides the land of Elias DAUGE for Mary, his widow. Among the jurors are Willo. DAUGE, Enoch DAUGE, Wm. SIMMONS, Wm. GLASGOW, Tully DAUGE, Wm. TAYLOR, William WHEATLEY, Jeremiah MERCER, James DAUGE, Cham(?) BARIONS(?), Willo. MORRIS, Mason FANSHAW. June 27, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 442] John THOMPSON to James WHITE. May 30, 1797. John THOMPSON and Mary, his wife. 200 silver dollars. Bounded by Mary THOMPSON. Plantation formerly belonging to John THOMPSON. Bounded by Willis WALKER and James WHITE. One half of fifty acres of swamp land. /s/ John THOMSON and Mary THOMPSON. Witnesses: Willis ETHERIDGE and Thos. POYNER. Registered June 21, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 444-445]  May 23, 1797.  Christopher ONEEL, planter of Cape Hatteras, sold to Hezekiah FARROW, JUNR., planter of the same place, for 100 pounds lawful money, a piece of land lying on Hatteras near Kings Point on the east side of the creek beginning at the mouth of Robbs Creek joining CLARK's line and the marsh, containing 100 acres.  /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Major CLARK, Isaac BROOKS.  Registered: June 29, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 445] June 1, 1795.  Thos. JARVIS and his wife Lydia JARVIS of Currituck Co. sold to Matthew FIGURIES of Princeton, for 200 dollars, a parcel of land on the south side of Providence otherwise called Caffies Inlet joining William DUNSTON and the sound, containing 40 acres.  /s/ Thos. JARVIS, Lydia [x] JARVIS.  Witnesses: Jas, CUIHLER?, Saml. JARVIS.  Registered: June 30, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 448] James COWELL to Benjamin COWELL. Currituck County. March 7, 1797. 125 dollars. Land formerly the property of William COWELL and by his death fell to Benjamin and James COWELL. Bordered by Jesse SIMMONS and Elias DAUGE. Signed James COWEL. Witness: Wm. SIMMONS. Registered June 30, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 452] Nathan ETHERIDGE of Norfolk (?) Virginia to Christian TAYLOR of Currituck County. April 1 (?), 1797. 120 silver dollars. Bordered by James RIVERS (?) line. /s/ Nathan (x - his mark) ETHERIDGE. Witnesses: Peter CULPEPPER and Josiah ETHERIDGE. May Term.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 452] Tully WILLIAMSON to Griffin NICHOLSON. December 2, 1796. One hundred silver dollars. Land in Coinjock by Demsey BALLANCE and Lemuel WALKER. Land in John WALKER's patent of 1713 Conveyed by John and Sarah his wife on October 7, 1718 (unclear who to). /s/ Tully WILLIAMSON. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON and Tully (x - his mark) ROBERTSON. May Term 1797. Registered July 3, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 455] Josiah NICHOLSON to John THOMSON. October 8, 1794. Appears to be some agreement not for money. Land bordered by ?; Term of eleven years. Witness, Edward LEACH. /s/ John THOMSON and Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered July 3, 1797.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 489-490] Samuel MIDYETT and his wife Ann sold to Lazarus LINTON, all of Currituck County, for 55 pounds, a tract of land lying on the SW side of Roanoak Island bounded by the lands of Joseph MIDYETT and the Sound, containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made May 23, 1795.  Wit: G. CLARK, Darcus [x her mark] DOWDY.  /s/ Samuel [x] MIDYETT, Ann [x] MIDYETT.

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