goose
Return to Currituck Co.

Currituck County, North Carolina
Deed Book 8 (1797-1801)

[Deed Book 8; pg. 7] Aug. 30, 1797 - James PHILLIPS & Wife Amey of Currituck Co.sold to John ANSELL of Princess Anne Co., Va. , for $1875.00, a tract of land on Knotts Island containing 125 acres, this being the land and plantation that ANSELL sold & conveyed to Amey WHITE now the wife of said James PHILLIPS.  Witnesses: Joseph FEREBEE, Thomas MARCHANT.  Registered: Sept. 27, 1797..

[Deed Book 8; pg. 8] James DOUGLAS to Ebenezer TAYLOR. 8 Jun 1797. One hundred pounds. Land by Coinjock Bay, bordered by Edw. TAYLORs line and Col. Asahel SIMMONS' line. /s/ James DOUGLAS. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON and Ephraim (x - his mark) ROBINSON. Registered 28 Sep 1797.

[Deed Book 8; pgs. 8-9] Aug. 22, 1797 - Asa LEE & his wife Mary LEE sold to James McCLANNEN, for 140 silver dollars, a certain parcel of land bounded as follows at a corner between McCLANNEN & Tuniah(?) WILLIAMS in said LEE line various courses to a holley on James McCLANNEN corner thence to corner of Caleb BELL & Willo. DAUGE along DAUGE line to main road, to contain 14 acres, it being a part of tract of land which Asa LEE bought of Henry BALLENTINE JUN. Registered: Sept. 27, 1797

[Deed Book 8; pg. 9] Ebenezer TAYLOR to James DOUGLAS. 8 Jun 1797. Both of Currituck County. One hundred pounds. Land in Coinjock bounded by Lemuel WOODHOUSE(?). Signed by Ebenezer (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON and Ephraim (x- his mark) ROBINSON. Registered 28 Sep 1797.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 11] Josiah and Griffin NICHOLSN to Adam ROBINSON, 17 Aug 1797. 22nd year of American Independence. Mentions Polly, wife of Griffin. All from Currituck County. Adam of Princess Anne County, state of Virginia. One thousand Spanish milled dollars. Land on Coinjock Bay bordered by Samuel BARNES patent. Signed Josiah NICHOLSON, Griffin NICHOLSON, and Polly (x-her mark) NICHOLSON. Witneses John BRUMSEY, Thos (?) JARVIS. Registered 29 Sep 1797.

 [Deed Book 8; pg. 27-28] On March 3, 1797 Stephen WESTCOT, Joseph DANIEL, Edward MANN, John WESTCOT and Abel ASHBEE, Esq. were sworn in as commissioners to divide the real estate of Thomas MIDYETT, dec'd. on July 29, 1797.  The commissioners awarded to:
1. Azariah BAUM, husband of Sarah who was the daughter of Thoams MIDYETT, dec'd., 76 1/2 acres of land joining the land of Abel ASHBEE and Morris BAUM.
2. Nancy MIDYETT, daughter of Thomas MIDYETT, dec'd., 76 acres of land joining the land of Joseph MANN and Solomon ASHBEE.
3. Barbara MIDYETT, daughter of Thomas MIDYETT, dec'd., 76 1/2 acres joining the land of Joseph MIDYETT, Samuel MIDYETT and the Sound. Barbara MIDYETT shall pay to Nancy MIDYETT the sum of 63 pounds and 6 shillings. Barbara MIDYETT shall pay to Azariah BAUM, husband of Sarah MIDYETT, 49 pounds and 6 shillings.
/s/ Edward MANN, Joseph DANIEL, Stephen WESTCOT, Abel ASHBEE, John WESTCOT

[Deed Book 8; pg. 32] William O'DOWDY to the heirs of Alexander WHITEHALL. 15 Sep 1797. O'DOWDY of Currituck. Twelve pounds, ten shillings. Land in Currituck formerly belonging to Hillary HASENERS, deceased. Twenty acres. /s/ William DOWDY. Witnesses, Mary POYNER Benjamin TAYLOR and Nancy (x-her mark) KUTIT(?) November Term 1797. Approved in open court by the oath of Benj. TAYLOR. Registered 19 Dec 1797.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 35]  April 6, 1796.  Saml. MIDYETT, planter of Roanoak Island in Currituck County, sold to Abel ASHBEE, planter of the same place, for 500 Spanish Milled Dollars, a tract of land lying on Roanoak Island beginning near the head of the thoroughfare running north and running to Broad Creek, then along the sd. creek to the North end of Catarines Swamp then to Croatan Sound, containing 450 acres.  /s/ Samuel MIDYETT.  Witnesses: Laz's. LINTON, Stephen WESKITT.  Registered: Dec. 22, 1897.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 35-36] Cornelius DAVIS and Tamer his wife to Aaron BRIGHT. All of Currituck. 26 Oct 1797. one hundred pounds. Land in Currituck known by the name of HAYMAN's place, whereon the aforesaid HEYMAN'S widow now lives and which land was sold by Saml. SALYEAR Esq. Sheriff by a deed dated 27 Aug 1794. By the lands of Marmaduke COX, John NORTHERN, the heirs of Joseph MAYS and Thomas COX. /s/ Cornelius DAVIS and Tamer (x- her mark) DAVIS. Witnesses, Jos. BALLENTINE, Wm. ROBERTS. November Term 1797. Registered 22 Dec 1797. Two pages later Aaron and Willis BRIGHT to Cornelius DAVIS   Witnessed by Jos. BALLANTINE and Wm. ROBERTS.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 36] Ebenezer TAYLOR to Thomas TAYLOR. 2 Nov 1797. 130 silver dollars. Bounded by DOUGLAS property. Signed Ebenezer (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses Willis ETHERIDGE. November Term 1797. Registered 23 Dec 1797.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 39] Joseph FEREBEE, executor of John HUMPHRIES to Saml. FEREBEE. 27 Nov 1797. Both of Currituck. One hundred fifty three pounds and ten shillings. Land lying in Currituck being a part of a tract of land surveyed and patented by Absalom LEGETT, bounded by Elisha JENKINS (formerly Hilary SIMMONS), James JENKINS, Moses FANSHAW. One hundred acres. /s/ Joseph FEREBEE. Witness, Wm. TAYLOR. November Term 1797. Registered 27 Dec 1797.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 44] Josiah NICHOLSON to James BATES. 1 Jun 1797. Two hundred pounds. For land joining Tulls Creek, WILLIAMS' Line, and Willis BALLANCE. Signed by Josiah NICHOLSON. Witnesses, Jesse SIMMONS, Andrew DUKE, and Jacob PERKINS. November Term, 1797. Registered 1 Jan 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 44] Wm. FEREBEE to Saml. FEREBEE . 1 Sep 1788. Both of Currituck. Two hundred acres. /s/ Wm. FEREBEE. Witnesses, Wm. TAYLOR Alex. WHITEHALL.  November Term 1797. Registered 1 Jan 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 46] Know all men by these presents that I THOMAS SANDERSON Sen. & Son of THOMAS SANDERSON Deceas’d for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty Six Silver Dollars to me paid by ZOROBABLE HARRISON  of the afsd. County before the insealing & Delivering of these presents, the Receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge have bargained and sold & by these presents doe bargain sell make over & convey unto the afsd. ZOROBABLE HARRISON & his heirs for ever all and every article & property that may belong to me at the Death of my Mother ANN SANDERSON widow of THOS. SANDERSON deceas’d out of or from the Estate of my said Father THOS. SANDERSON deceased if it be nigroes stock or house hold furniture or any other artice what ever & I do likewise for the consideration above said make over and convey unto the afsd. ZOROBABLE HARRISON & his heirs for ever all my part of the estate of my Brother JOHN SANDERSON deceased which is now in the possession of my Mother ANN SANDERSON or all of my sd. Brothers Estate which will belong to me or my heirs at the death of my sd. Mother whether it be in negroes stock or household furniture or any other property what ever and I hereby impower the said ZOROBABLE HARRISON to use all lawfull ways for the recovery of the afsd. Property or any part thereof in as full a manner as I possibly could have done had I not transferred the same and I the afsd. THOMAS SANDERSON do agree to & with the said HARRISON to warrant and defend the said property against my right title or claim that me or my heirs may ever Law (sic) to the same but do hereby acknowledge that I have rec’d full satisfaction & payment for every part and parcel thereof. In witness hereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 25th day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & ninety seven. /s/ THOS. SANDERSON

[Deed Book 8; pg. 47] This Lease and articles of agreement entered into by DANIEL LINDSEY guardian to ROBERT WEST orphan of GEORGE D. WEST Deceas’d. of the one part and ZOROBABLE HARRISON of the other part. Witnesseth that I the afsd. DANIEL LINDSEY for and in behalf of the orphan afsd. Do Leese or rent unto the afsd. HARRISON for and during the term of seven years all the said orphans part of the land and plantation whereon the said orphans Father formerly lived lying to the South East of the house where EDWARD PARKER now lives with all the priviledges and benefits to the same belonging and the afsd. HARRISON in consideration of the above agrees & obliges himself his heirs or assignes to pay to afsd guardian three pounds & eleven shillings at the expiration of each year and to clear all the land that is now within the fence and at the expiration of the seven years afsd. To deliver the said plantation to the guardian afsd. Or other person authorized to receive it for the orphan afsd in good order for tillage under a good fence for the due performance of the above we the parties have hereunto set our hand & seal this 21st day of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & Ninety Six.  /s/ DANIEL LINDSEY, ZOROBABLE HARRISON

[Deed Book 8; pg. 47] Know all men by these presents that I THOMAS MILLER of the County of Currituck & State of North Carolina am held and firmly bound unto JOHN BALLANCE of the same County & State afsd. In the full sume of One Hundred pounds currency, to be paid unto the said JOHN BALLANCE his heirs Executors, Adm. Or assigns. To which payment to well and truly to be made and done I bind my self my heirs executors & adm. Jointly and severally firmly by these presents, sealed with my seal & dated this 9th Day of January 1798. The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bounden THOMAS MILLER do and shall will and truly against all the possions of his present wifes Dower of all her land & houses, during his life by the last day of this Instent. Excepting the afsd. Ballances. Leave only his Mother may live in the house if she pleases; One other person without the afsd. Ballances leave or and upon such absolute performances this obligation to be void, other wise in full force and virtue afsd. Witness my hand & seal the day & date above written.  /s/ THOS. MILLER

[Deed Book 8; pg. 49] Solomon ALCOCK to John ARMSTRONG. 27 Feb 1798. Solomon ALCOCK, Esq., Sheriff of Currituck County. John ARMSTRONG of Norfolk County, Virginia. Court session on 10 Apr 1797. Seventy two pounds, eighteen shillings, and five pence. Land bounded by Wm. ETHERIDGE, orphan of John ETHERIDGE, deceased. One hundred and twelve acres. /s/ Solo. ALCOCK, Sheriff. Witnesses, Wm. TAYLOR, S. FEREBEE. February Term 1798. Registered 24 Mar 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 50] Saml. SALYEAR Esq. Sheriff to W. Edward DOUGHTY. 20 Feb 1798. DOUGHTY of Norfolk County, Virginia. 28 Nov 1793 at court. /s/ Saml. SALYEAR Sheriff. Witnesses, Wm. TAYLOR, Solo. ALCOCK. February Term 1798. Registered 26 Mar 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 56] Feb. 24 1798.  Moses Showcroft? CAMPBELL of Currituck Co., sold to Jesse SIMMONS of Currituck Co., for 400 Spanish Milled Dollars, a tract of land lying near Currituck Shore beginning  by the main road at George ROLINGS corner, then to John KINNAN?'s former line...., containing 60 acres.  /s/ Moses Shoecroft? [x] CAMPBELL.  Witnesses: Zachariah MORSE, Obadiah CAPTS.  Registered: March 29, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 56-58] Michal ONEEL, dec'd, division of his real estate.  Commissioners appointed to survey and divide his real estate among his lawful representatives.  This plan represents 150 acres of land situated in Currituck Co. on the South part of Piney Island, formerly the property of Michel ONEEL, dec'd., and bounded as follows: Beginning at a stake on Cowinjock Bay thence running down said bay to Joseph GRAY's land, then to a stake in the marsh between Piney & Churches Island, then to the beginning.  Dec'r, 26 & 27, 1797.  /s/ Thos. POYNER, SENR.  We, the commissioners have divided the real estate of Michal ONEEL as follows:
#1 Bridget BALL - 121/2 acres on Cowinjock Bay
#2 Nathan ONEEL - 121/2 acres
3# Charlotte POYNER - 121/2 acres
#4 Sarah JARVIS - 121/2 acres
#5 Frances CREEDLE - 121/2 acres
#6 Ann GRAY - 121/2 acres
#7 Mary WALKER - 121/2 acres
#8 Dorcas JARVIS - 121/2 acres
#9 Samuel ONEEL - 121/2 acres
#10 Elizabeth BALL - 121/2 acres
#11 Rebackah HOLLOWAY - 121/2 acres
#12 Julian McHORNEY - 121/2 acres

 

[Deed Book 8; pg. 58] February 14, 1797.  William LOWDER of Currituck Co. sold to Thomas GREGORY of Currituck Co., for 100 pounds, a 4 1/2 acres of land lying on Powels Point and binding on Joshua CURLING.  /s/ William LOWDER.  Witnesses: Joshua HARRISON, M. LAYHLIN.  Registered: March 30, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 58] March 21, 1796.  Daniel LINDSEY, guardian to Robert WEST, orphan of George D. WEST, dec'd., sold to Zorabable HARRISON, a tract of land belonging to the afsd. orphan where on the said HARRISON now live and to extend to the South East as far as Nancy WEST's land, containing 50 acres, with all the benefits belonging for the term of 9 years, on the following conditions which the said HARRISON doth hereby oblige himself to perform, viz: Said HARRISON agrees to build a framed house 16 feet long and 14 feet wide with a plank floor about and below & to clear, fence and put in good order for tillage 10 acres of land and to deliver the afsd. house plantation and improvements into the said orphan at the time of his coming to the age of 21 years.  /s/ Daniel LINDSEY.  Witness: Nathan HALL.  Registered: March 30, 1798

[Deed Book 8; pg. 60] Ebenezer TAYLOR to Thos. WILLIAMS. 12 Dec 1797. Ebenezer TAYLOR and Susannah his wife all of Curriuck. forty pounds current money of this state. Land near Cowinjock Bay beginning at DUNTON Landing, and bounded by Thomas WILLIAMS, John FISHER. Twenty five acres, being part of the patent granted to Wm. BELL bearing the date of 20 Nov 1714. /s/ Ebenezer (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Susannah (x-her mark) TAYLOR.  Witnesses, Chas. V. HERBERT, Thos. BRUMSEY. February Term 1798. Registered 31 Mar 1798

[Deed Book 8; pg. 62] Thos. BRUMSEY to Ebenezer TAYLOR. 12 Dec 1797. Both of Currituck. One hundred eight silver dollars. Land in Coinjock bounded by John FISHER , Joseph SIMMONS, Thos. WILLIAMS. Fifty two acres. /s/ Thos. BRUMSY Anas BRUMSEY Witnesses, Chas. V. HERBERT, Thos. WILLIAMS. February Term 1798. Registered 24 Apr 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 68] James NICHOLS patent.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 70]  Sept. 4, 1797.  Thomas AUSTIN of Cape Hatteras Banks sold to Robert BURRUS of Cape Hatteras Banks, for 25 pounds good & lawful money, a tract of land in Hatteras Banks joining Daniel AUSTIN, the sea beach, John WILLIAMS and the sound.  /s/ Thomas AUSTIN.  Witnesses: Major CLARK; Hezekiah FARROW.  Registered: June 26, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 74] Mary THOMPSON to James WHITE. 25 Apr 1798. WHITE of Currituck, no mention of THOMPSON's location. One hundred silver dollars. WHITE listed as James WHITE SENIOR. One tract of land in Currituck County joining the great swamp bounded by Luke WHITE, Evan MILLER, James WHITE. Thirty acres. /s/ Mary (x-her mark) THOMSON. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON and John THOMSON. May Term 1798. Registered 28 Jun 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 75] Griffin NICHOLSON to Josiah NICHOLSON. 29 Aug 1797. Polly, Griffen's wife, mentioned. All of Currituck County. For one hundred Spanish milled dollars. Land in the backwoods, bordered by Dempsey BALLANCE, Lemuel WALKER, Robert POYNER, and Moses CAPPS. Part of land tract patented by John WALKER in 1713. Said WALKER and Sarah his wife to Thos. SIMMONS. Signed Griffin NICHOLSON and Polley (x- her mark) NICHOLSON. Witnesses, Jesse TAYLOR and James BALLANCE. May Term 1798. Registered 28 May 1798

[Deed Book 8; pg. 76] Edward WEST to Josiah NICHOLSON. 1 Jun 1797 (very unclear in microfilm copy). Both of Currituck County. 100 pounds. Land south side of main road. Tulls Creek. 50 acres. Signed: Edward WEST. Witness, Daniel DUNTON. 29 Jun 1798. May Term, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 79] Robert WHITEHALL to Thomas WHITEHALL, Bond. Robert of Currituck, no listing for Thomas. One thousand pounds bound. 5 Oct 1797. Land and tenants now stand that fall to the aforesaid Robert in the division of his father's lands, the aforesaid Robert WHITEHALL complying with the conditions. /s/ Robert WHITEHALL. Witnesses, Benjamin TAYLOR, Thos. SANDERSON. May Term 1798. Registered 3 Jul 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 83] Henry GRAY to Jesse SIMMONS. 23 Apr 1798. Both of Currituck. two hundred silver dollars. Land in Currituck by John CALLIS(?). Twenty acres. /s/ Henry GRAY. Witnesses, James (x-his mark) DOXEY and Anna (x-her mark) EVANS. May Term 1798. Proved in open court by the oath of James DOXEY. Registered 4 Jul 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 83] Willis ETHERIDGE to Jesse SIMMONS, bill of sale.  Two hundred pounds. one negro man and one negro boy. Formerly the property of John COCKTON(?) deceased. /s/ Willis ETHERIDGE Agnes ETHERIDGE, Witnesses, Wm. TAYLOR Jeremiah PERKINS. Proved in Open Court by oath of William TAYLOR May Term, 1798. Registered 5 Jul 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 84] Amy and Peter LITCHFIELD, to Saml. GREGORY. Bond. LITCHFIELD of Currituck. One thousand pounds. 17 May 1798. Bond is about Mary LITCHFIELD , daughter of Abram LITCHFIELD, deceased, shall come of age at twenty one and regarding the estate left to her by her father. /s/ Amey (x-her mark) LITCHFIELD, Peter LITCHFIELD. Witnesses, Thos. SANDERSON, Benjamin TAYLOR. May Term 1798. Proved in open court by oath of Benjamin TAYLOR. Registered 5 Jul 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 86] John WHITAKER to Benjamin TAYLOR. "I, John WHITAKER of the County of Currituck in the state of New Jersey" [sic] to Benjamin TAYLOR of Currituck". One negro woman called Clo and one Negro boy called Ezekial. Two hundred fifty silver dollars. 16 May 1798. /s/ John WHITAKER. Witnesses, Joseph SIMMONS, Jas. TAYLOR. Stated as Benjamin TAYLOR the son of Edward. 30 May 1798. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witness, Thos. WILLIAMS. May Term 1798. Proved in open court on oath of Jas. TAYLOR. Registered 6 Jul 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 86] Benjamin POYNER to Saml. BARNARD. Benjamin POYNER, farmer. One hundred fifty silver dollars. One negro man called Jubiter. 17 May 1798. /s/ Benjam. POYNER. Witnessed, Benjn. TAYLOR Jas. TAYLOR.  Proved in open court by the oath of Benj. TAYLOR, May Term 1798. Witnessed, 6 Jul 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 87] Sept. 26, 1797.  Nathan ONEEL and his wife Julia of Currituck County sold to William Woodhouse CREDEL of Currituck Co., for125 Spanish Milled Dollars, 25 acres of land in Currituck Co.  /s/ Nathan ONEEL, Julia [x] ONEEL.  Witnesses: Jno. HAMMOND?, Saml. SALYEAR.  Registered: July 6, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 87-88] January 9, 1795.  John HUMPHRIES of Currituck County sold to Joseph HUMPHRIES of Currituck County, for 65 pounds current money, a tract of land containing 100 acres on Kittyhawk Bay on the North Banks beginning at Hickory Ridge and joining NORTHERN's line.  /s/ John HUMPHRIES.  Witnesses: Wm.? GREVES; John HAMMOND.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 91] Lay off to Jeremiah MERCER in right of his wife Elizabeth, late the widow of Timothy ETHERIDGE, Esq. deceased. 8 Mar 1798. /s/ Willis SIMMONS, James DAUGE, Thos. C. FEREBEE, John HUMPHRIES, James WHITEHURST, Caleb SEARS, Jno. WILLIAMS, Jesse SIMMONS, Luke BARNARD, Caleb (x) PARR, Phillip DAUGE and Antho. SIMMONS. Registered 17 Jul 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pgs. 93-94]  July 30, 1798 - I George PUGH for and in consideration of the sum of Ten Pounds paid by Anthony DUGLASS for a certain tract of land beginning on the sound side & running Eastwardly joining Roger MEEKINS North line to the sea side running along the sea side until containing 50 acres thence running West to the sound & along the sound various courses to the first station.  Witnesses:  Christopher ONEEL, Tuold(?) ONeel.  Registered: Oct. 17, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 94]  June 7, 1796 - I Elijah FARROW of Cape Hatterass for and in consideration of the sum of Seventy Five Pounds paid by Aaron BALLANCE of Cape Hatterass for a piece or tract of land on Hatteras Banks in the County of Curituck beginning on the Seaside runing with Thos. BALLANCEs line to his corner then along his line Westerly corse to William STOWs corner then with his line Southeast course to the seaside then with the sea to the first station containing 50 acres more or less.  /s/ Elijah FARROW, Comfort FARROW, his wife.  Witnesses: John BALLANCE, Thos. BALLANCE, Christopher FLOWERS.  Registered October 18th 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 97] Moses CAPPS to Willoughby MORRIS. Both of Currituck. 30 Jun 1798. Three hundred dollars. Land in Currituck by Hanson BRIGHT, William BARNARD, John BRYANT Fifty acres. /s/ Moses CAPPS Cynthia CAPPS [x]. Witnesses, Jesse SIMMONS, Wm. SHERGOLD. August Term 1798. Registered 18, Oct 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 98-99] Daniel MIDYETT sold to Ezekiel HOOPER, for 10 pounds, a tract of land on Chicamacomico Banks beginning on the soundside on Thos. FARROW's south line and then running to the seaside, containing 50 acres.  This indenture wad made August 24, 1796.  Wit: Christopher O'NEEL, Thos. FARROW.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 99]  August 25, 1798.  Matthias TOLER of Currituck Co. sold to Augustin HOBBS of Currituck Co., for 32 pounds and 10 shillings, a tract of land on the North Banks beginning at the swamp at Thos. HARRIS' line and running to the sea side, containing 50 acres.  /s/ Matthis [x] TOLOR.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 100]  August 24, 1798.  Thomas WAHAB of Currituck Co. sold to James ONEEL fo Currituck Co., for 100 pounds lawful money, 76 acres of land lying on Cape Hatteras.  /s/ Thomas WAHAB.  Witnesses:  Jacob WILLIAMS, Joseph FARROW.  Registered: Oct. 22, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 100]  February 4, 1798.  Caleb MEEKINS of Cape Hatteras Banks sold to Jeremiah MEEKINS, for 12 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chicknecomock Banks beginning at Jacob MEEKINS' line...., containing 50 acres.  /s/ Caleb [x] MEEKINS.  Witnesses: Joseph WILLIAMS, Pharoah FARROW.  Registered: Oct. 22, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 101]  May 12, 1798.  Aaron BALLANCE of Cape Hatteras sold to Thomas BALLANCE of the same place, for 75 pounds, a tract of land on Hatteras Banks containing 50 acres.  /s/ Aaron BALLANCE.  Witnesses: Caleb BALLANCE, Wm STOWE.  Registered: Oct. 23, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 101-102]  August 1, 1798.  Thomas ONEEL, SENR. of Hatteras Banks sold to William ONEEL, JUNR. of the same place, for 50 pounds, a parcel of land on Hatteras Banks binding on Christopher MIDYETT's line, PRICE's line, William ONEEL's line, and the Sound, containing 50 acres.  /s/ Thomas [x] ONEEL.  Witnesses: John CLARK, Sarah MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 102]  May 1, 1798.  Thomas BALLANCE, farmer of Cape Hatteras, sold to John STOW of the same place, for 25 pounds specie, a parcel of land on Hatteras Banks joining Thomas BALLANCE, William STOW, and the Sound, containing 50 acres.  /s/ Thomas BALLANCE.  Witnesses: Thos. AUSTIN, Wm. STOWE.  Registered: Oct. 24, 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 102]  Feb. 22, 1798.  Matthias TOLER, SENR. of Currituck Co. sold to Michell McLAUGHLIN of Currituck Co., for150 pounds specie, a tract of land lying on Powels Point in Currituck Co. joining Wm. DUKE, and John EVANS, containing 50 acres.  /s/ Matthias [x] TOLER.  Witnesses: Zekiel [x] EVANS, Jonathan CAMP.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 107] Know all men by these presents that I JOHN SNODEN of Brookland in the State of New York, Mariner for Diverse good couses and consideration me hereunto moving have made ordained authorized and appointed and by these presents do make ordain authorize and appoint WILLIAM MAUND of Currituck County in the State of North Carolina Merchant, my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my name and to my use to ask, demand, sue for recover and receive of SAMUEL SALYER of the last mentioned place all the monies he the said SAMUEL SALYER has received, or may have to received from the Executors of the estate of the late JOHN UMPHREYS deceased which may be due or owing to me the said JOHN SNODEN by and from the said executors said estate of the late UMPHREYS  and to have the said SAMUEL SALYER or any other person or persons from whom the said debt may be legally demanded and acquitances or other sufficient discharges for the same for me and in my name to make seal and deliverand to do all other lawful acts and things whatsoever concerning the premises, as fully in every respect as I my self might or could do if I were personly present; and attornies one or more under him for the purpose afsd. To make and at his pleasure to revoke ratifying and allowing all and whatsoever said attorney shall in my name lawfully do or cause to be done in and about the premises by virtue of these present. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fifth day of September in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & Ninety Seven at the City of New York in the State of New York.  /s/ JOHN SNODON

[Deed Book 8; pg. 107 & 108] This deed made and done this 21st day of July in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & Ninety Eight by and between LABON THOMAS of the county afsd. Of the one part & ZOROBABEL HARRISON of said County of the other part Witnesseth that I the afsd. LABON THOMAS for and in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred Dollars to me paid by the afsd. HARRISON before the ensealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge have bargained & sold unto the said ZOROBABLE HARRISON & his heirs forever a parcel or tract of land lying on Powels Point in the County afsd butted & bounded as follows beginning at a pine on Nathan Halls line thence running with said line Westerly course to DOWDYS line then with DOWDYS line to FORBES line then a Southerly & Easterly course with FORBES line to CURLINGS line then to the first bounder containing fifty acres more or less or all that parcel or tract of land that the afsd HARRISON sold to the said LABON THOMAS about five or six years past with ever improvement benefit or priviledge to the same belonging to have and to hold the afsd sold land & premises with every appurtainament to the same belonging unto the use and benefit of him the said ZOROBABLE HARRISON and his heirs for ever and I the afsd LABON THOMAS for myself my heirs or assigns do further agree to warrant & defend the said land from me & my heirs or any person holding any right or title from me by virtue of any sale or conveyance for the said land or premises unto the said ZOROBABLE HARRISON & his heirs forever. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this day & date as above written.  /s/ LABON THOMAS

[Deed Book 8; pg. 108] This Indenture made this 15th of January 1798 between AFFIAH PERKINS of the State of North Carolina and the County of Currituck of the one part and JOSEPH BALLANCE of the County & State afsd of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the Rents and covenants here after mentioned and contained on the part and behalf of said BALLANCE his heirs and assigns to be done kept and performed to the said PERKINS hir heirs or assigns the said PERKINS hath demised granted and leased a certain tract plantation or parcel of land being & lying on Buckskin Road with all the woodling land that belongs thereunto with all that appurtaines to the said plantation to the said BALLANCE his heirs and assigns for the full term of fourteen years the said BALLANCE on his part is to a framed house with a brick chimney and to clear the ground that is now deaded(sic) and to ditch it in such a form as said BALLANCE shall think most convenient to drean the plantation put it under good form keep down the bushes in the old field if the said BALLANCE should take in any of the said old field he shall ditch it in the manner before mentioned the said BALLANCE doth by these presents bind himself his heirs & assigns to perform the above mentioned Improvements & the said PERKINS doth by these presents bind hir heirs and assigns & by these presents doe let lease & confirm to the said BALLANCE the above plaintation as above mentioned for the term of fourteen years. Whereunto we have set our hands & fixt our seals this the 15th day of January 1798.  /s/ Affiah Perkins, Joseph Ballance.  Witnesses: Lydia Dailey, Polley [x] Perkins

[Deed Book 8; pg. 108] Know all persons whom it may concern, that I SAMUEL WALLIS of the County of Norfolk and State of Virginia for and in consideration of the sum of Seventy pounds good & lawfull money of North Carolina to me in hand paid by WILLOUGHBY DAUGE of the State of North Carolina and County of Currituck the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge have bargained sold and delivered and by these presents according to due form of law do bargain sell and deliver unto the said WILLOUGHBY DAUGE one negro woman Nan and child George the aged wench twenty four years old child aged about two years old, To have and to hold the said bargained premises unto the said WILLOUGHBY DAUGE his Exec. Adm. And assigns forever and I the said SAMUEL WALLIS for myself my Exec. & Adm. the said bargained premises unto the said WILLOUGHBY DAUGE his exec. Adm. And assigns against all persons shall and will warrant and forever defend the wright and titl of the said two negroes Nan and George unto the said WILLOUGHBY DAUGE as witness my hand this the twelfth day of March 1787.  /s/ SAMUEL WALLIS

[Deed Book 8; pg. 109] Sarah SMITH and Benjamin TAYLOR her attorney to Jesse PERRY, bond. Three hundred pounds. 23 Mar 1798. A certain matter of dispute respecting of one hundred and forty acres of land given by Minus SMITH deceased in his last will and testament unto Sarah SMITH his wife which land is since conveyed by Sarah SMITH to Jesse PERRY. Johnathan LINDSAY, Daniel DUNTON, and Thomas POYNER arbitrators. /s/ Sarah [x-her mark] SMITH Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses, Thos. POYNER, Jonathan LINDSEY, Nathan POYNER and Saml. BARNARD. August Term 1798. Registered 27 Oct 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 109] Randolph JONES to Joseph JONES. Randolph JONES SEN., of Currituck County . Gives unto my son Joseph JONES. Deed of gift. Land bounded by To. JARVIS William TAYLOR, Jesse TAYLOR, Randolph JONES, JUN. One hundred acres. 4 Aug 1798. /s/ Randolph [x] JONES. Witnesses Daniel LINDSAY Saml. BARNARD, Jesse TAYLOR. August Term 1798. Proved in open court by oath of Benjamin TAYLOR. Registered 27 Oct 1798

[Deed Book 8; pg. 110] Division of land between John MANN and heirs of Abraham LITCHFILD, deceased. Benjamin TAYLOR, Jonathan LINDSAY, Saml. JARVIS, Edward HARDY and Nathan HALL, Esq. appointed to divide land. Amy LITCHFIELD, 78 acres, Mary LITCHFIELD, 71 acres, Mary LITCHFIELD, 61 acres, and John MANN, 142 acres. /s/ Edw. HARDY, Nathan HALL, Benjn. TAYLOR, Jonathan LINDSAY, Saml. JARVIS. Witness, Thos. POYNER, SEN(?). 9 Jun 1798. Registered 10 Nov 1798.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 125] William BEASLEY sold to Morris MIDYETT, for 120 Spanish mill dollars, a tract of land on Roanoak Island bounded by the swamp at Samuel MIDYETT's line, the old manor plantation of Stephen WESKETT, dec'd. (which will appear by a deed of gift given from the said Stephen WESKETT, dec'd., to his grandson), William BEASLEY and Barnabee ETHERIDGE's line, containing 40 acres.  This indenture was made April 21, 1798.  Wit: Mary [x] NORTON, Mary [x] BEASLEY, Lazarus LINTON.  /s/ Wm. BEALSEY.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 137] Andy THOMSON to daughters Nancy and Sarah THOMSON. Dated ? Feb 1799. Signed by Andy THOMSON, Witness, Josiah NICHOLSON. February Term, 1799. Registered April, 1799. Appears to be deed of gift.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 140] Isaiah PARR to Willoughby WHITE. 6 Dec 1798. Both of Currituck. Ten pounds. Land in Currituck . Only name of adjoining property owner was Willoughby WHITE. /s/ Isaiah PARR. Witnesses, Wm. TAYLOR, Wm. BRUMSEY. February Term, 1799. Registered 10 Apr 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 143] John DOXEY to James DOXEY. 1(?) Mar 1799. Both of Currituck. James son of the said John DOXEY . Deed of gift. Land I bought of Saml. WILLIAMS, deceased, bounded by Mary (?) CAMPBELL ,John PERKINS, Jeremiah PERKINS, Wm. BELL. Sixty-eight acres. /s/ John DOXEY Witnessed, Solo. ALCOCK. February Term 1799. Registered 11 Apr 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 144] Joshua HALSTEAD to John DOXEY. One hundred eighty seven dollars. Both of Currituck. /s/ Joshua HALSTEAD. 24 Feb 1799. Witness, Jas. PHILLIPS. February Term 1799. Registered 11 Apr 1799

[Deed Book 8; pg. 147] Jonathan TAYLOR to Samuel EADY. 21 Mar 1799. Both of Currituck. Five pounds. Land in Currituck bounded by Nathan POYNER, Doctor William(?) NICHOLSON's patent. Thirty acres. /s/ Jonathan TAYLOR. Witnesses, Joseah BALL and John SIMMONS. May Term 1799. Registered 26 Jun 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 149] Jesse SIMMONS to Godfrey WHITEHURST. 17 Sep 1798. May Term 1799. Bad copy, nothing much else is clear.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 154] John DOXEY, SENIOR to Caleb TATUM. 18 February 1799. John DOXEY, SENIOR and Mary his wife. All of Currituck. Two hundred eighty silver dollars. Land in Currituck by aforesaid DOXEY and TATUM, Benjamin TATUM, Daniel DUNTON. Twenty-one and a half acres. /s/ John DOXEY Mary (x-her mark) DOXEY. Witnesses, William DOXEY, Benjamin TATUM, John DOXEY, (?) May Term 1799. Registered 28 Jun 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 160-160]  January 11, 1799.  William BEST, JUNR. of Currituck Co. sold to Samuel BENSON, for 80 pounds current money of the state, a tract of land on the North Banks at the head of Kityhawk Bay and joining John BECHAM, JUNR., containing 100 acres.  /s/ William [x] BEST.  Witnesses: Maker GAMEWELL, James BEST.  Registered: Sept. 16, 1799

[Deed Book 8; pg. 160-161] 27 August 1799.  ONEEL's orphans to Thos. MAHORNEYElizabeth BALL, Edward WALKER and Mary his wife, Grifith GREY and Ann (?) Peter POYNER and Charlotte his wife, Nathan ONEEL and Saml. ONEEL all of Currituck. Twenty two pounds, ten shillings to each one of us. Twelve and a half acres each??? /s/ Elizabeth (x-her mark) BALL, Edwd. WALKER, Mary (x- her mark) WALKER, Griffith GRAY, Ann (x-her mark) GRAY, Peter POYNER, Charlotte POYNER, Nathan ONEEL, Samuel ONEEL. Witnesses: Jeremiah LAND Benj(?) TAYLOR.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 161] 20 June 1799.  James PUGH of Currituck County sold to Anthony DUGLAS of Currituck Co, for 20 pounds, a piece of marsh and beach lying on Chickinecomoack containing 50 acres.  /s/ James PUGH.  Witnesses: Jos. DANIEL, Thos. [x] ADKINS. Registered: Sept. 26, 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 162] William ETHERIDGE to Tho. ROBERTS. ETHERIDGE of Currituck. Seventeen pounds. ROBERTS of Currituck. Fity acres. North Banks. By ? GALLOP. Fifty acres. /s/ William [x] ETHERIDGE. Witnessed (hard to read) Joseph (?) HUMPHRIES and second too hard to read. Proved in August Term 1799 open court by oath of William BEST. Registered 17 Sep 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 164] Jesse TAYLOR and others to Wm. and John DOWDY. 12 Aug 1799. From Jesse TAYLOR, William BASS(?), and Nathan TOLER. about 100 acres of land. Signed, Jesse TAYLOR. William [x] BYERS (?) and Nathan HALL. Witness, S. HALL. Registered 18 Sep 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 166] Willoughby WHITE to Leven BALLANCE. 26 Aug 1799. Both of Currituck. Sixteen pounds, ten (sic) . Land in Cowinjock by John DOXEY, James WHITE, part of the swamp that said Willoughby WHITE owns, MILLER's line. Fifty acres. /s/ Willoughby WHITE. Witnessed, Josiah NICHOLSON. August Term 1799. Proved in open court by oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered 19 Sep 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 168] William BOUGE, Randal JONES, Rebecka GIBBS, William ODOWDY and John DUDLEY to Jesse TAYLOR. All of Currituck. 6 Mar 1799. Twenty five pounds. Land by TAYLOR's line, Thomas TAYLOR's line, Jesse TAYLORs line. Twenty five acres. /s/ William [x] DOWDY. Witnessed, Saml. SALYEAR, Wm. TAYLOR Wed TAYLOR, Nathan HALL. (Wm. TAYLOR repeated a second time) S. HALL Saw the DOWDY's execute. August Term 1799. Registered 20 Sep 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 169] Randolph JONES, Rebekah GIBSON to Jesse TAYLOR. 6 Mar 1799. Also by William BOUGAS, William and John DOWDY. Twenty-five pounds. Same witnesses. Only signed by JONES and GIBSON. August Term 1799. Registered 20 Sep 1799. Third transaction, generally same parties two pages later.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 171] Nathan HALL to Jesse TAYLOR. 12 Aug 1799. Nathan HALL in behalf of his son John HALL. Twenty five pounds. Land formerly belonging to Joseph BOCUS., deceased. By Jesse TAYLOR. twenty five acres. /s/ Nathan HALL. Witness, S. HALL. August Term, 1799. Registered 21 Sep 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 174] Benjamin TAYLOR to Malachi MERCER. 13 Jun 1799. Both of Currituck. Fifty shillings. Fifty acres, bounded by Benjamin POYNER, SR. Signed Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses, Jesse TAYLOR and Benjamin POYNER. Registered 24 Sep 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 177] Rubin TAYLOR to Josiah TAYLOR. January 1795. Both of Currituck 20 pounds. Land in Currituck County bordered by aforesaid Reuben TAYLOR's plantation. Twenty acres. Signed, Rubin [x] TAYLOR.. Witnesses, Hosea BALL and Jonathan TAYLOR. Unclear date of registration.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 178] Wm. THOMPSON to Samuel FEREBEE. 16 Mar 1786. Eight silver dollars. Unclear where land is . Signed Wm. THOMPSON. Witness, Joseph FEREBEE. Registered 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 180] John MASON to John SANDERSON. 9 Jun 1798. John SANDERSON, SR. Both of Currituck. One hundred and five pounds. Land in Currituck by John SANDERSON. Forty two acres. /s/ John MANN. Witnessed, Thos. SANDERSON, Thos. POYNER and Benjamin TAYLOR. November Term 1799. Registered 6 Dec 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 185] Mary POYNER to Nathan POYNER Bill of Sale. Forty-five silver dollars. Both of Currituck. Negro girl named Nelopy about one year and ten months. 21 Nov 1799. /s/ Mary (x-her mark) POYNER. Witnesses, Benjamin TAYLOR and Danl. LINDSAY. Mary POYNER named as widow of Lemuel POYNER, deceased. Proved by the oath of Benjamin TAYLOR in Open Court, November Term, 1799. Registered 10 Dec 1799.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 197] Willoughby WHITE. One hundred acres. Leven BALLANCE, Daniel DUNTON, and Caleb TATUM. 27 Feb 1800. /s/ Willoughby WHITE. February Term 1800. Registered 2 Apr 1800. Willoughby WHITE to Willougby BALLANCE transaction follows, Josiah NICHOLSON also the witness.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 198] John DOXEY to William TATUM SEN. 25 Feb 1800. Fifty dollars. Land in Currituck. Ninety five acres. /s/ John DOXEY. Witness. Josiah NICHOLSON. Feburary Term 1800. Registered 4 Apr 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 199] James WHITE to Malachi THOMPSON. 2 Jan 1800. 90 dollars. seventeen and one half acres. Adjoins William ROBINSON Refers to son John THOMPSON. Land adjoining SMITH's line. Signed Malachi THOMPSON. Witnesses, Margaret WHITE, James WHITE. Registered 4 Apr 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 202] To Andey L. THOMPSON from Jacob DUNTON and Frankey his wife. 3 Jan 1800. Fifty silver dollars. Refers to deed of gift from Josiah NICHOLSON to Edward LEACH bearing date of 6 Mar 1724 (??) /s/ Jacob DUNTON and Frankey (x-her mark) DUNTON. Witnessed Chas. V. HERBERT John (x-his mark)MAKORNEY(?). February Term, 1800. Registered 6(?) Apr 1800. Second transaction between same parties follows, Josiah NICHOLSON being named as adjoining land holder.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 205] Patent #190. Edward TAYLOR, JUNIOR. Fifty shillings for every hundred acres. One hundred fifty eight acres. Beginning at Thomas TAYLOR's south corner; by Samuel SALYEAR's patent; Thomas MERCER. 5 Jan 1797. /s/ B. WILLIAMS. By Will. WHITE, surety. Registered 30 May 1800.

**marriage [Deed Book 8; pg. 205] In the deed book, it is written that "Josiah NICHOLS (sic) and Penelope THOMSON were joined together as man and wife in holy matrimony the 3rd day of May 1800" by William ETHERIDGE, J.P. The above said marriage registered the 6th day of May, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 209] Joseph TAYLOR to Thomas WHITE. Both of Currituck. Seven hundred fifty dollars. 1800, no day or month listed. Land in Currituck County bordering Sarah SMITH, WOODHOUSE's corner, land formerly Ezekiel RAWLING's deceased, Joseph ENNALL's patent. One hundred fifty acres. /s/ Joseph (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses, T. TAYLOR, Benjamin TAYLOR. May Term 1800. Proved by oath of Benjamin TAYLOR in open court. Registered 20 Jun 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 210] Patience CASE to Benjamin TAYLOR, SR. Both of Currituck. 26 Aug 1797. The natural love and affection she has for Benjamin TAYLOR, SR. Land in Currituck by Peter LITCHFIELD, Hadley WOODHOUSE, S. (L?) WOODHOUSE, Joseph TAYLOR. Three hundred and forty acres. No relationship given between Patience and Benjamin. /s/ Patience (x-her mark) CASE. Witnesses, Thomas HEATH, May Term 1800. No registration date given.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 211] David GIBSON and Dempsey VIAL (?) to Edward TAYLOR. All of Currituck. 26 Mar 1800. Fifty six pounds. Land in Currituck being part of the aforesaid GIBSON's tract of land by William ETHERIDGE, Robert GIBSON. Twenty acres. /s/ David (x-his mark) GIBSON and Dempsey VIAL. Witnesses, Thomas HEATH and Jesse BERNARD. May Term 1800. Registered 21 Jun 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 211] Sarah SMITH to Benjamin TAYLOR. Grants Benjamin TAYLOR all my sigular goods. 26 Sep 1798. Signed Sarah (x-her mark) SMITH. Witnesses Thos. SANDERSON, John (x-his mark) BANKS(?).

[Deed Book 8; pg. 212] Joseph CASE to Benjamin TAYLOR, SR. 24 May 1800. Both of Currituck. Thirty five silver dollars. Land in Currituck that formerly belonged to Pemmous SMITH, deceased who conveyed the same to the said Joseph CASE in a deed of sale; by Alley WOODHOUSE, BONNETS' line; Thos. YOUNGHUSBAND. Thirty three and one half acres. /s/ Joseph (x-his mark) CASE. Witnesses, Thos. HEATH. Thos. SANDERSON. May Term 1800. Registered no date listed.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 216] Robert GIBSON to Edward TAYLOR. Both of Currituck. 29 Mar 1800. Two hundred seventy dollars. Land in Currituck on North River Swamp by David GIBSON, Nathan POYNER, Edward TAYLOR. Forty-five acres. /s/ Robert (x-his mark) GIBSON. Witnesses, Thos. HEATH Nathan POYNER. May Term . Registered 24 Jun 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 216] Thomas MILLER SEN. to Moses CAPPS. Both of Currituck. 26 Apr 1800. Two hundred silver dollars. Land near Currituck Shore by Jeremiah LAND, MILLER's line, LINDSAY's line. Fifty acres. /s/ Thos. MILLER. Witnesses, Josiah NICHOLSON and Mary THOMPSON. May Term 1800. Proved in open court by oath of Josiah NICHOLSON. Registered 24 Jun 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 217] Benjamin TAYLOR, SR. $1,000 payment to Sarah SMITH . Signed Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses Thos. HEATH and Silby BARCO. Registered, 24 May 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg.217] Jesse PERRY to Benjamin TAYLOR. Both of Currituck. 7 Apr 1800. Four hundred twenty silver dollars. Land in Currituck known by the name of Perrmous SMITH's land, at his deceased bequeathed his land and premises to his wife Sarah SMITH. One hundred and forty acres. /s/ Jesse PERRY. Witnessed, Thos. HEATH and William DOWDY. May Term 1800. Registered 28(?) Jun 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 218] Sarah SMITH to Benjamin TAYLOR, SR. both of Currituck County. 24 May 1800. Deed of gift. Land beginning on North River formerly the property of Roger LITCHFIELD. Bounded by land formerly Joseph TAYLOR's. 140 acres. Signed Sarah (x-her mark) SMITH. Witnesses Thos. HEATH and Silby BARCO. May Term 1800. Registered 21 Jun 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 225] December 22, 1799.  State of NC - Patent #186 to Christopher ONEEL for 50 shillings for every 100 acres, a tract of land containing 300 acres lying on Chickcomicomack Banks.  /s/ B. WILLIAMS

[Deed Book 8; pg. 230] Willoughby MORRIS to Joseph TAYLOR. Both of Currituck. 28 Aug 1800. Twenty five pounds. Land in Currituck known by the name of Monkey Island. No adjoining property owners named. Twenty five and three fourths acres. /s/ Willoughby (x-his mark) MORRIS. Witnesses, John JARES, Hosea BALL. August Term 1800. Registered 16 Sep 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 230] Jacob and Edney PERKINS , his wife to John SEARS. All of Currituck. 14 Feb 1799. Three hundred ten silver dollars. Land in Currituck by Samuel WHITEHURST, Thos. MERCER, Mitchel SIMMONS, Peter DAUGE. Fifty one and a half acres. /s/ Jacob PERKINS Edney (x-her mark) PERKINS. Witnesses, S. FEREBEE and Saml. (x- his mark) WHITEHURST. August Term 1800. Registered 15 Sep 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 231] Daniel MIDYETT oF Chickamacomico in Currituck County sold to George PUGH of the same place, for 10 pounds, a tract of land on Chickamacomico bounded by the seaside, Bannister MIDYETT and Thomas PAINE, containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made July 28, 1800.  Wit: Thos. WILLIAMS, Jacob PERKINS.  /s/ Daniel MIDYETT

[Deed Book 8; pg. 231] Caleb SANDERSON to Benjamin TAYLOR SEN. Both of Currituck. 12 Jul 1800. One hundred and fifty dollars. Marsh and land known by the name of the Narrows Island. One hundred acres of marsh and land, no adjoining owners named. /s/ Caleb SANDERSON. Witnessed, Thos. SANDERSON, Daniel LINDSAY. August Term 1800. Registered 16 Sep 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 232] Caleb SANDERSON to Daniel LINDSAY. Both of Currituck. 12 Jul 1800. Two thousand dollars. Land in Currituck near the narrows by Thos. SANDERSON, Lemuel ANDERSON, Caleb SANDERSON. Two hundred fifty nine acres. /s/ Caleb SANDERSON. Witnessed, T. TESSERSON (?) Benjamin TAYLOR. August Term 1800. Proved in open court by the oath of Benjamin TAYLOR. Registered 16 Sep 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 233]  January 17, 1799.  James ONEEL of Cape Hatteras sold to Jeremiah STOW of the same place, for 100 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land on Cape Hatteras Banks being part of a patent granted unto Hezekiah FARROW bearing date of Oct. 23, 1761 beginning at the corner of Elizabeth FARROW's land...., containing 50 acres.  /s/ James ONEEL, Barbra [x] ONEEL.  Witnesses: Thos. FARROW, Thos. BRADY, Ezekl. HOOPER.  Registered: Sept. 16, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 234]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEEL, SENR. of Chicknecomack in Currituck Co. sold to his son Jesse ONEEL, for 400 dollars, a Negro man named Charles.  /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEEL.  Registered: Sept. 16, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 234]  March 19, 1800.  John MANN and his wife Adar of Currituck Co. sold to John BRUMSEY and Elnoshan? of Currituck County, for 500 dollars specie, a parcel of land on North River which was formerly Peter LITCHFIELD's 100 acres on the eastern end of deed patent _______ by John SANDERSON, Wm. HUNNINS and the orphans of Abraham LITCHFIELD.  /s/ John MANN, Ader MANN.  Witnesses: Thos. WILLIAMS, Thos. [x] MOUNLY?.  Registered: Sept. 14, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 235]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEEL, SENR. of Chickamacomico Banks sold to "my four sons Fields ONEEL, John ONEEL, Anderson ONEEL and Jesse ONEEL" for 2000 dollars cash, the schooner named Ranger to be equally divided among them with all her utensils.  /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEEL.  Registered: Sept. 17, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 235-236]  January 31, 1800.  Solomon KINSEY of Currituck County "for the consideration of the love good will & affection which I have and do bare to my loving son Henry KINSEY of the same parrish and county..." give one feather bed & bed stead and furnitor to it, one small bed, 2 tables & 2 pots & 2 cutting axes and one stock mark and all in it which is under slope over keel the right ear & swallows fork the left ear, now being mine.  /s/ Solomon KINSEY.  Witnesses: Thos BRADY, Peter BRADY.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 236] Jesse SIMMONS of Halifax County, North Carolina to Lettisia BELL of Currituck. Two hundred eighty Spanish milled dollars. Three Negroes. 4 Mar 1800. /s/ Jesse SIMMONS. Witnesses, Saml. THOMPSON, Jeremiah PERKINS. August Term 1800. Registered 18 Sep 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 239]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEEL, SENR. of Chickamacomico sold to Anderson ONEEL, for 50 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomico beginning at the south end of Jesse ONEEL's line and containing 100 acres. Likewise all the horses, cattle, sheep & hogs in his mark or brand. /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEEL.  Registered: Sept. 20, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 240]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEEL, SENR. of Chickamacomico sold to Joseph ONEEL, for 50 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomico beginning at John PEEL's line at the Mirtle Hamock and containing 100 acres.  /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEEL.  Registered: Sept. 20, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 240]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEEL, SENR. of Chickamacomico sold to Nathan ONEEL, for 50 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomico beginning at the mouth of Jenkins Creek and containing 100 acres.   /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEEL.  Registered: Sept. 20, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 241]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEEL, SENR. of Chickamacomico sold to Jesse ONEEL, for 50 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomico beginning at the north end of my field and joining Daniel MIDYETT's line and containing 100 acres.   /s/ Christopher ONEEL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEEL.  Registered: Sept. 20, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 241]  September 22, 1780.  Matthias TOLER of Currituck County sold to James CHAPLIN of Currituck County, for 20 pounds, a piece of land & marsh lying to the Northwest of Pig Point Creek beginning at the marsh at Currituck Sound side, containing 25 acres.  /s/ Matthias [x] TOLER.  Witnesses: Peter PADRICK, William MELSON?  [Registration date cut off from my photocopy]

[Deed Book 8; pg. 242]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEAL, SENR. of Chickamacomico sold to Bethany  ONEAL, for 50 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomico beginning at the Charlotte PUGH's north line and containing 100 acres.   /s/ Christopher ONEAL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEAL.  Registered: Sept. 22, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 242]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEAL, SENR. of Chickamacomico sold to Bethany  ONEAL, for 50 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomico beginning at the Charlotte PUGH's north line and containing 100 acres.   /s/ Christopher ONEAL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEAL.  Registered: Sept. 22, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 243]  June 25, 1800.  Christopher ONEAL, SENR. of Chickamacomico sold to Fields  ONEAL for 50 pounds lawful money, a parcel of land lying on Chickamacomico beginning at Nathan ONEAL's north line and containing 100 acres.   /s/ Christopher ONEAL.  Witnesses: Ezekiel HOOPER, John ONEAL.  Registered: Sept. 22, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 247] Caleb SANDERSON to Daniel LINDSAY. Both of Currituck. 12 Jul 1800. Three hundred dollars. Land by the name of Grandys Island in Currituck on the Narrows by Lemuel SANDERSON, Caleb SANDERSON, by a creek known by the name of Dowdeys Creek. One hundred and twenty seven acres. /s/ Caleb SANDERSON. Witnessed, T. SANDERSON Benjamin TAYLOR. August Term. Proved in open court by the oath of Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. Registered 24 Sep 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 249] Thomas POYNER, Peter POYNER and John POYNER endorse their right, and title for over of the within patent unto Nathan POYNER and Samuel POYNER and their heirs and assigns forever given under our hand 9 Oct 1799. /s/ Thos. POYNER, Peter POYNER John (x-his mark) POYNER. Witnesses, Benjamin TAYLOR and Benjamin PORTWOOD . August Term 1800. This endorsement of the within patent from Thomas POYNER Peter POYNER and John POYNER to Nathan POYNER and Samuel POYNER was proved in open court in due for of law by the oath of Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. Registered 25 Sep 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 251] Nathan POYNER Peter POYNER John POYNER and Samuel POYNER to Thomas POYNER a deed of gift in consideration of the natural love and affection which we have and bear unto our brother Thos POYNER. Sand banks near Curituck narrows by Lemuel SANDERSON, orphan of Jesse SANDERSON, deceased. Fifty acres. /s/ Nathan POYNER Peter POYNER John (x-his mark) POYNER Samuel POYNER. Witnessed Benjamin TAYLOR Benjamin PORTWOOD November Term 180. proved in open court by oath of Benjamin TAYLOR. Registered 22 Dec 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 254] Nathan WALKER sold to Thomas MIDYETT, both of Currituck County, for 100 pounds, a tract of land lying in Currituck County on North Banks bounded by the land of Henry SIKES, the Northern Gut, Cittehawk Bay and Planters Creek, containing 100 acres.  This indenture was made November 19, 1800.  Wit: John [x] PERRY, Hatton HALL.  /s/ Nathan WALKER.  Registered: Dec. 24, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 254] November 27, 1800.  Jesse SIMMONS of Hallafax County, North Carolina constitute and appoint my trusty friend Willis SIMMONS of Currituck County as my lawful attorney.  /s/ Jesse SIMMONS.  Witnesses: John SIMMONS, Will'm. DOZIER.  Registered: Dec. 24, 1800.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 259] Patent No. 202. To Samuel SALYEAR, Benjmin TAYLOR, Thos. SANDERSON and Saml. BARNARD. Fifty shillings for every hundred acres. One hundred acres in Currituck by Jesse PERRY, heirs of John BARROT, deceased. Entered into plat 7 Apr 1795. /s/ B. WILLIAMS, Will. WHITE Secretary. Registered, Patent, 3 Mar 1801.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 263-264] Jan. 20, 1801.  Jeremiah MEEKINGS of Chicknacomick Banks sold to Daniel MEEKINS, for 5 pounds lawful money, 10 acres on Chicknacomack Banks, it being 10 acres out of the 50 bought of Caleb MEEKINS.  /s/ Jeremiah MEEKINS.  Witnesses: Francis [x] PUGH, Sparrow MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 264] January 29, 1801.  Thos DOWDY of Currituck Co. sold to Lemuel GREGORY, foe 120 pounds current money, a parcel of land on Powels Point and joining said Lem'l. GREGORY's line, Labon GREGORY's line...., containing 30 acres.  /s/ Thos. DOWDY.  Witnesses: Levi W. HALL, Laben GREGORY.  Registered: March 23, 1801.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 271-272] John SANDERSON, Senior to sons Daniel and John SANDERSON, deed of gift. Land on North River adjoining Caleb SANDERSON, Anne LITCHFIELD, John MAN. Two hundred twenty acres to Daniel, and same amount to John. 9 Oct 1799. /s/ John SANDERSON. Witnessed, Daniel LINDSAY, Benjmn. TAYLOR. February Term 1801. Registered 26 Mar 1801.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 272-273] January 20, 1801.  Jeremiah MEEKINS of Chicknomicomack Banks sold to William MEEKINS, for 5 pounds lawful money, a tract of land on Chicknacomack Banks which is 10 acres out of 50 that he bought of Caleb MEEKINS.  /s/ Jeremiah MEEKINS.  Witnesses: Francis [x] PUGH, Sparrow MIDYETT.  Registered: March 27, 1801.

[Deed Book 8; pg. 273] January 20, 1801.  Jeremiah MEEKINS of Chicknomicomack Banks sold to Lemuel MEEKINS, for 5 pounds lawful money, a tract of land on Chicknacomack Banks which is 10 acres out of 50 that he bought of Caleb MEEKINS.  /s/ Jeremiah MEEKINS.  Witnesses: Francis [x] PUGH, Sparrow MIDYETT.  Registered: March 27, 1801.

No part of these deed abstracts may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these deeds that pertains to your families, I would strongly suggest that you either order a copy of the deed from the county or look at a copy of the microfilm on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information.

USGenWeb

NCGenWeb

USGenWeb

Return to USGenWeb

Return to NCGenWeb

Return to Currituck

© 2010