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

[Deed Book 7, pg. 3] Samuel SALYEAR Esq. to William SNEEDAN. July 5, 1793. Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. Both of Currituck. Fifty shillings. Land and marsh in the sand banks by PETERIDGE. Fifty acres. /s/ Samuel SALYEAR JUN. Witnesses, Jesse TAYLOR, Polley SALYEAR. August Term 1793. Registered, November 8, 1793.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 4-5] Oct. 31, 1793 - William RUSSELL sold to William GRAY for 145 Pounds, 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. RUSSELLRegistered December 10, 1793.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 5] Aug. 31, 1793 - William DUDLEY sold to John GUIN for 11 Pounds & 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 JONESRegistered Dec. 10, 1793.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 8] Fanny PORTWOOD to John FISHER. October 18, 1793. Both of Currituck. Sixty pounds. Land in Cowinjock known by the name of Portwood's by Joseph SIMMONS, John STEVENS, James STEVENS. Thirty one and one half acres. /s/ Fanny (x - her mark) PORTWOOD. Witnesses, Jonathan TAYLOR, Saml ONEEL. November Term, 1793. Registered December 12, 1793.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 9] Thos. IVES to School House Commissioners. Currituck County, Narrows Shore. Half an acre of land for the use of building a school house or school. Thirty pounds. Thirty years. /s/ Thomas IVES. Witnesses, Nathan THOMSON, Charles GRIGGS. November Term, 1793. Registered, December 13, 1793.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 11] Cornelius BERRY to Azrikam PARKER, Bond. October 6, 1769. Azrikam referred to as "planter"; bond of 200 pounds; Witness, Josiah NICHOLSON; sworn on oath of Josiah NICHOLSON, and registered November Term, 1793. Signed by Cornelius (x - his mark) BERRY. Willis ETHERIDGE, Register.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 13] Patent for Jonathan TAYLOR. #145. Ten pounds per every ??? acres (?). Four hundred eighty-five and a half 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. November 26, 1793. /s/ Richard Dobbs SPRAIGHT(?) by J. GLASGOW, Secretary.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 22] George COFFEE to Willis GALLOP. Jan. 14, 1794. Five pounds 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 twenty five acres thence a westerly Course to the Sound thence along the Sound to the first Station..." Twenty five acres. /s/ George (x) COFFEE. Witnesses: Thos. DOUGH, A. D. GREVES. Proved Feby Term 1794 by oath of Thos. DOUGH. Registered March 20, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 23] Mary SANDERSON to Joseph TAYLOR. September 26, 1793. Mary is shown as the mother of "Jasper" (as he is named in the body of the deed) TAYLOR. She gives one Negro man called Dave. The witnesses are Mosley (?) WOODHOUSE and Hezikiah WOODHOUSE. She also gave him ten shillings. Registered March 20, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 23] Reason YOUNGHUSBAND to Jonathan TAYLOR. Reason is listed as executor of Thomas YOUNGBLOOD, deceased. Reason is a resident of Richmond, Virginia, and Jonathan is listed as a resident of Currituck County. For one hundred Spanish milled dollars, fifty acres on Mackin's (?) Island; north Coinjock (?) Bay. Borders Peter POYNER, Willoby WHITE. Witnesses, Hosea BALL and John DEAN. Registered March 20, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 25] Josiah NICHOLSON to Willougby DAUGE. December 18, 1793. Both of Currituck. Thirty-five pounds. Land in Currituck by Lemuel WILSON, Tatum WILSON, Willougbhy BROOKS, Leml WILSON. Two hundred and fifty acres. /s/ Josiah NICHOLSON. Witness, Chloe DAUGE and S. FEREBEE. February Term, 1794. Registered March 22, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 30] William MUNCRIEF to William ROBINSON. February 18, 1794. Martha, William's wife. MUNCRIEF of Currituck, ROBINSON of Princess Anne, Virginia. Five hundred dollars. Land by the name of William MUNCRIEF's plantation, bounded by THOMSON's line. One hundred acres. /s/ Wm. MUNCRIEF and Martha (x - her mark) MUNCRIEF. Witnesses, William TAYLOR and William THOMSON. February Term 1794. Proved by the oath of William TAYLOR. Registered March 29, 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); witnesses were 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. 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.  /s/ William MEKINS.  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] John THOMSON to Daniel DUNTON. April 5, 1794. Both of Currituck. One hundred pounds. Land in Currituck on Cowinjock Bay by John DOXEY, Armistead SOLES. Eighty acres.   /s/ John THOMSON Andey THOMSON. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON, Rebeckah NICHOLSON. Proved by oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. May Term 1704. Registered June 25, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 50] Nov. 30, 1793.  Robbard WILLIAMS of Cape Hatteras Banks in Currituck Co. sold to Ezekiel HOOPER, for 50 pounds 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.  /s/ Robbard [x] WILLIAMS.  Witnesses: John PEEL, John FLOWER.  Registered: June 28, 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 pounds 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.  /s/ William MEKINS.  Witnesses: John PEEL, John FLOWER.  Registered: June 30, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 54] Samuel WILLIAMS to John DOXEY. March 29, 1794. Capt. Samuel WILLIAMS and Anna (?) his wife. All of Currituck. Three hundred silver dollars. Land in Currituck by CAMPBELL's line; John PERKINS; Jeremiah PERKINS; Wm BELL; KINSEY's line. Sixty eight acres. /s/ Saml. WILLIAMS. Anna(Anne?) WILLIAMS. Witnesses, John WILLIAMS and Daniel DUNTON. May Term 1794. Registered July 8, 1794.

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

[Deed Book 7, pg. 62] Randolph JONES to Thos. JARVIS. April 8, 1794. Both of Currituck. JARVIS is named as "ship imponder(?)". Land in Currituck by Thomas TAYLOR. Two acres. /s/ Randolph (x - his mark) JONES. Witnesses, Thos TAYLOR, Edwd. TAYLOR. May Term 1794. Named as Randolph JONES, SEN. Proved by oath of Thos. TAYLOR. Registered July 10, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 65] Richard DOBBS to Adam POYNER and Thos. TAYLOR. December 17, 1793. No. 148. thirty shillings for every hundred acres. 165 1/2 acres. Bounded by Wm SMITH, Edward TAYLOR, and Joseph TAYLOR. J. GLASGOW, Secretary. Registered, August 30, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 69] John SANDERSON to Lemuel SANDERSON. Both of Currituck. Two hundred pounds. Negro girls called Sarah and Pleasant and one Negro boy called Dick. June 14, 1794. /s/ John (x - his mark) SANDERSON Witnesses, Thos. SANDERSON, Benjamin TAYLOR, Alex. WHITEHALL and Saml. SALYEAR. August Term 1794. Registered September 16, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 73] Lemuel SANDERSON to Saml. SALYEAR. May 15, 1794. Sabria (?) named as Lemuel's wife. Saml. SALYEAR, JUN. All of Currituck. Sixty pounds. Land on the limit of Narrows Shore by Saml. SALYEAR, SEN., Peter LITCHFIELD, John BARRETT. Fifty acres. /s/ Lemuel SANDERSON. Witnesses, William WOODHOUSE, Jesse TAYLOR, August Term, 1794. Registered September 17, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 77] John BRABBELL to William BRABBELL. June 30, 1794. Both of Currituck. Sixty pounds. Land by John TATUM, John THOMSON, Tatum BRABELL. Sixty acres. /s/ John BRABELL. Witnesses: Tatum BRABELL and William TAYLOR. August Term, 1794. Registered September 19, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 80-81] George MIDYETT of Arrimaskeet in Hyde County sold to Christopher O'NEEL, SEN'R. of Chickamacomico in Currituck County, for 100 pounds, a tract of land lying on Chickamacomico containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made August 11, 1794.  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 pounds 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.  /s/ Thomas [x] DUNKIN.  Witnesses: Major CLARK, Thos. QUIDLEY.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 86] John BRABBELL to Tatum BRABELL. June 30, 1794. Both of Currituck. Fifty pounds. Land by Will BURTON, Willoughby WHITE, John TATUM. Fifty acres. /s/ John BRABELL Witnesses: William TAYLOR, William BRABELL. August Term, 1794. Registered September 24, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 88] Joseph GRAY to Peter MORRISSON (?) August 26, 1794. Joseph GRAY, and Mary his wife. All of Currituck. One hundred pounds. Land in Currituck by William HOLLOWAY, Ann POYNER, land formerly belonging to Lemuel SIMMONS. Fifty acres. /s/ Joseph GRAY and Mary (x - her mark) GRAY. Witnesses: Wm. TAYLOR, S. FEREBEE. August Term 1794. Registered September 25, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 94] Randolph JONES to Alex. WHITEHALL. January 27, 1794. Lovey JONES listed as Randolph's wife. Listed as being sold (in text) to Thomas TAYLOR. Twenty-two pounds, ten shillings. Land beginning at Thomas TAYLOR's line. Ten acres. /s/ Randolph JONES and Lovey (x - her mark) JONES. Witnesses: Joseph (x - his mark) JONES, Edwd. TAYLOR, Wm. TAYLOR, and Saml. SALYEAR. By Alex WHITEHALL, Sheriff. August Term, 1794. Registered September 26, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 96] Randolph JONES to Edward TAYLOR. August 19, 1794. Randolph JONES and Lovey, his wife, were named in deed. Forty pounds, two shillings. Bordered by Thos. TAYLOR line; Moses CAPPS; witnesses were Thos. TAYLOR and William TAYLOR. It was signed by Randolph JONES and Love (x - her mark) JONES. Alex WHITEHALL and Thos TAYLOR gave oath when registered, on September 30, 1794.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 99] Benjamin TAYLOR to Nathaniel BEACH. August 26, 1794. For 427 dollars, one hundred acres of land; no names mentioned on bordering land. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR and Ann (x - her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses were Hosea BALL and Thos WILLIAMS . Registered October 1, 1794.

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

[Deed Book 7, pg. 108] Lemuel SANDERSON to Benjamin TAYLOR. September 29, 1794. Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. Both of Currituck. Fifteen hundred eighty seven and one half silver dollars. Land in Currituck by where Richd. BARRETT formerly lived; by Laurel swamp; Thomas and Lemuel SANDERSON. Three hundred ninety acres. /s/ Lemuel SANDERSON. Witnesses, Thomas HEATH, Joseph SIMMONS. November Term 1794. Registered January 14, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 110] George FISHER to Robert POYNER. Both of Currituck. May 27, 1794. One hundred acres of swamp joining John FISHER beginning at said George FISHER's patent. /s/ George (x - his mark) FISHER. Witnesses, William TAYLOR and Josiah NICHOLSON. November Term 1794. Proved in court by oath of William TAYLOR. Registered January 14, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 114] Samuel SALYEAR to Benjamin TAYLOR, SENIOR. October 4, 1794. For 65 pounds. Was property of Joseph GRAY and wife. /s/ Samuel SALYEAR (Junior?). Witnesses, William WOODHOUSE and Edward TAYLOR. November Term, 1794. Registered January 16, 1795. William TAYLOR, attest.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 115] Benjamin TAYLOR to Lemuel SANDERSON. October 27, 1794. One thousand silver dollars. Land borders William NICHOLSON's patent; Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN.; /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR and Ann (x - her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses, Hosea BALL, and Polley (x - her mark) SIMMONS. November Term, 1794. Registered, January 17, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 121] Thomas PARKER to William BALLANCE. September 9, 1794. Thomas PARKER, JUN. Both of Currituck. Seventy-five pounds. Land in Currituck by Armistead SOLES, LEACH. Eighty-eight acres. /s/ Thomas PARKER JUN. Witnesses, Daniel LINDSAY, Benj. TAYLOR. November Term 1794. Registered January 22, 1795. Second transaction between same parties follows, with Benj. and Daniel also being a witness, in addition to Saml. SALYEAR, JUN.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 122] Benjamin TAYLOR to John TAYLOR. September 30, 1794. Benjamin TAYLOR, SENIOR to John TAYLOR, JUNIOR. For 28 pounds. Land on the eastern side of Jonathan TAYLOR's plantation. Line of Thos. POYNER's patent. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses: Hosea BALL and Polley (x - her mark) SIMMONS. Registered January 22, 1795. Attest: William TAYLOR. Acknowledged in November 1794 Open Court.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 126] Joseph SANDERSON to Benjamin TAYLOR. September 30, 1794. Benjamin TAYLOR SEN. Both of Currituck. Fifty pounds. Land in Currituck bounded by Richard BARRET, Lemuel SANDERSON, Thomas SANDERSON. Three hundred and ninety acres. /s/ Joseph (x - his mark) SANDERSON. Witness: Thos. BARNARD. November Term 1794. Registered January 26, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 127] Leticia WHITE's dower of her husband's estate. Henry WHITE, deceased. Plantation and land. September 17, 1794. /s/ Tully SHERGOLD, Daniel DUNTON, Elisa WILLIAM, James PHILLIPS, Will. MOUND(?), Saml. JASPER, William TATUM, Jacob (x - his mark) LITCHFIELD. Witnessed: Jesse SIMMONS, Josiah NICHOLSON, David TATUM, Willoughby WHITE, Thos. POYNER, SEN. November Term 1794. Registered February 6, 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 pounds 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. 137] Jonathan TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR. April 21, 1794. Five pounds. Bounded by Wm. NICHOLSON's old patent and Edward TAYLOR; signed Jonathan TAYLOR. Witnesses: Mary (x - her mark) SIMMONS and Benjamin TAYLOR. February Term, 1795. Registered 19th day, no month listed, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 141] January 3, 1793.  Francis FARROW of Kinnekeet Banks in Currituck County sold to Ezekiel HOOPER, for 50 pounds 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] Joseph TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR. January 29, 1795. Joseph TAYLOR and wife Mason (also referred to as "Mabel"). Benjamin TAYLOR referred to as Benjamin TAYLOR, SENIOR. For 120 silver dollars, land bounded by Edward TAYLOR and John TAYLOR. Witnesses: Alex WHITEHALL and John TAYLOR. /s/ Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR and Mabel (x - her mark) TAYLOR. February Term, 1795. 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 pounds 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] 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.  This indenture was made January 20, 1795.  Wit: John E. BOYCE, Zilpah BAUM.  /s/ Samuel MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 144] 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.  This deed of gift was made September 25, 1794.  Wit: John E. BOYCE.  /s/ Benjamin BAUM

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

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

[Deed Book 7, pg. 156] Jonathan LINDSAY to Gamiel WRIGHT. Negro boy by the name of Bob. One hundred pounds. February 24, 1795. /s/ Jonathan LINDSAY. Witnesses, Nathan THOMSON, John MANN(?) February Term, 1795. Registered, Mary 27, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 158] John WILLIAMS to William and Sally TAYLOR. February 27, 1795. All of Currituck. Fifty pounds. Land in Currituck bounded by John WILLIAMS and William ETHERIDGE, Isaac YOUNGHUSBAND. Fifty acres. /s/ John WILLIAMS. Witnessed: Jas. PHILLIPS and John WOLMSLEY(?). February Term, 1795. Registered March 28, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 162] Josiah NICHOLSON to Edward LEACH. February 20, 1795. Ten Pounds. Transaction of November 15, 1790, 75 acres. Bounded by Thos PERKINS, and Evan MILLER. /s/ Josiah NICHOLSON and Rebeckah NICHOLSON. Witnesses: Mickal (?) (x - his mark) MACKENTIER and Honey SIKES. February Term, 1795. Registered, April 1, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 163] Benjamin TAYLOR, JUNIOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, SENIOR. November 12, 1793. Six pounds, for land near Edward TAYLOR's gap; also bounded by John TAYLOR, JUNIOR and Joseph TAYLOR. /s/ Benjamin (x - his mark) TAYLOR, JUNIOR. Witnesses: Hosea BALL and Polly (x - her mark) SIMMONS. February Term, 1795. Registered first day of 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 164] Benjamin TAYLOR to Griffin GRAY. December 16, 1794. 175 dollars. Land bounded by John TAYLOR, Jonathan TAYLOR. Fifty acres (?). /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses, Hosea BALL and Lemuel SANDERSON. Registered first day of 1795.

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

[Deed Book 7, pg. 175] 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 twenty-five pounds 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. 189]  February 23, 1795.  Marmaduke COX, planter of Currituck County sold to James GARROT of Currituck County, for 20 pounds current money, a tract of land in Currituck Co. beginning at Thomas COX's line and joining Marmaduke COX, containing 23 acres.  /s/ Marmaduke [x] COX.  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 Currituk Co., for 55 pounds 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. 194] Samuel SALYEAR, JR., Esq. and Sarah his wife to Alex. S. WHITEHALL, Esq.   February 11, 1794. Four hundred pounds. Land in Currituck beginning at the water at the beginning of Foster JARVIS patten, Samuel SALYEAR (not clear whether Jr. or Sen.). One hundred acres. /s/ Saml. SALYEAR JR. Sarah SALYEAR. Witnesses: Wm. WOODHOUSE and Jesse TAYLOR. August Term 1795. Registered September 24, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 197] Mary THOMPSON to Malachi THOMPSON, both of Currituck County. Deed of gift. Malachi is named as Mary's son. August 25, 1795. /s/ Mary (x - her mark) THOMSON. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON and 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. 207] Willoughby WHITE to Daniel DUNTON. Bond, apparently for five hundred pounds. August 31, 1795. /s/ Willoughby WHITE. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON and William BRABBELL. August Term 1795. Registered September 30, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 207] Daniel DUNTON to Willoughby WHITE. August 21, 1795. Both of Currituck. Three hundred pounds. Land by the name of Cives(?) Island. One hundred twenty acres. Land bought of John MIKISSON(?), and Butler COWELL and John SIMMONS. /s/ Daniel DUNTON Director (x - her mark) DUNTON. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON and William BRABBELL. August Term 1795. Registered October 1, 1795.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 213] John WILLIAMS to Thos. MILLER. Unnamed date in 1794. WILLIAMS a blacksmith and MILLER a planter. Sum left blank. Bounded by LIINDSAY, YOUNGHUSBAND. Fifty acres. /s/ John WILLIAMS Witness: William TAYLOR. August Term, 1795. 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 One Hundred 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 pounds. The condition of above obligation is such that Sam’l BUNNEL & Benjamin SANDDER shall pay within Twelve months ensueing the date hereof unto said SAMUEL JASPER the just sum of One Hundred & Seventy Five dollars.  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.PRegistered the 23rd Day of November 1795

[Deed Book 7, pg. 215] Richard Dobbs SPRAIGHT to John DOXEY, Patent. #157. Ten pounds per every hundred acres. John DOXEY, SEN. 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 Hundred acres of Land paid into our Treasury by Nathan BALL do give and grant a tract of land containing Three Hundred 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] Edward TAYLOR to Josiah GRAY. May 11, 1795. Both of Currituck County. Forty-one (and two??) dollars. Land formerly the property of Col. John WOODHOUSE. The first being the tract the said John WOODHOUSE lived until his death(?); willed then unto his son Lemuel WOODHOUSE; land bordering Alexander WOODHALL; Thos TAYLOR's line. Tract on Churches Island, Coinjock Bay mentioned. Bounded also by John HUMPHRIES and JARVIS' line. /s/ Edward TAYLOR. Witnesses: ______ and Benjamin TAYLOR. Recorded January 9, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 221] Benjamin TAYLOR to Giles GIBBS. Both of Currituck. For 150 silver dollars. (This deed was a few pages after Edward TAYLOR to Josiah GRAY, that deed dated May 11, 1795). Land near Edward TAYLOR's gate. Appears to border Jesse (?) TAYLOR. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR and Ann (x - her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses: Thomas MERCER, John ROBERTSON, and Jesse TAYLOR. Registered ?? day, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 223] Giles GIBBS to John ROBERTSON. August 20, 1795. Giles GIBBS and Sally his wife. One hundred thirty pounds. Land in Currituck on each side of Indian Ridge bounded by John STANDLEYs patent, Jeremiah MERCER, John FENTON, father of the said Sally GIBBS. Thirty six acres. /s/ Giles GIBBS, Sally (x - her mark) GIBBS Witnesses: Benja(?) TAYLOR Thos(?) MERCER. November Term 1795. Registered January 12, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 225] Burris MATHIAS to Jacob DUNTON. November 28, 1795. Burris and Chloe his wife. Twenty silver dollars. All of Currituck. Land in Currituck bounded by Burris MATHIAS, Major John WILLIAMS. Six acres. /s/ Burris MATTHIAS Chloe (x - her mark) MATHIAS. Witness: William TAYLOR. November Term 1795. 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 a 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 thnce 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 Ten Pounds, 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. Proved Nov. Term 1795; 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 five pound current money of the State aforesaid to me in hand paid by the said Thomas GARROTT the right whereof I do hereby acknowledge my self therewith fully satisfyed contented and paid have given granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth absolutely grant bargain and sell ???? infeof ???? 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 one hundred & sixty 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]  This indenture made this Fifteenth day of September One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Seven Between Thomas ALLEN ……..and James ALLEN. In consideration of the sum of Two pounds 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 Captsl line to John HUMPHRIES line containing Fifty acres more or less.  /s/ Thomas ALLEN.  Witnesses: John JARVIS; John THOMPSON.  November Term 1795(?).  Registered January the 14th day 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 235] Joseph GRAY to Benjamin TAYLOR. One hundred (?) pounds hard money. For negro named Charles.  /s/ Joseph GRAY. November 10, 1795. November Term, 1795. Witness, Joseph GRAY, JUNIOR.

[Deed Book 7, pgs. 243 - 244] Thos. BARNARD and Elizabeth his wife to George CAFFEE. Oct. 2, 1795. One Thousand 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. Acknowledged November Term 1795. Registered January 22, AD 1796

[Deed Book 7, pg. 245] Joel POYNER to Jonathan TAYLOR. October 8, 1795. Both of Currituck County. Twenty pounds. Land borders Rubin (??) TAYLOR, Thos. TAYLOR; Jonathan and Rubin TAYLOR's line. /s/ Joel POYNER. Witnesses, Hosea BALL and Thomas (x - his mark) TAYLOR. Registered January 22, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 251] Joseph TAYLOR to John STEPHENS. January 19, 1796. Both of Currituck County. Thirty pounds. Land bordered Samuel O'NEEL. /s/ Joseph (x - his mark) TAYLOR and Ann (x - her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses: ?? Stevens and ?? (x - mark) JARVIS. Registered, March 24, 1796.

[Deed Book 7, pg. 252] Thos. PARKER to Benjamin COX. March 3, 1796. Both of Currituck. Twenty dollars. Land in Currituck near Cowinjock bounded by Beaver Dam Swamp. No adjoining property owners mentioned. Twelve acres. /s/ Thomas PARKER. Witnesses: Josiah NICHOLSON, John (x - his mark) LINDSAY. February Term 1796. Proved in open court by the oath of Josiah NICHOLSON and John Lindsay. 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 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. 155 dollars. -- 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. . /s/ Lamb TAYLOR and Josiah NICHOLSON. 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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