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Deed Book 11 (1810-1812)

[Deed Book 11; pg. unmarked] Lamb TAYLOR to James SPRY. Both of Currituck. 28 Apr 1810. Twenty dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by said James Spry, patent that James PARKER entered, Peter PARKER. Twenty acres. /s/ Lamb TAYLOR. Witness, Willouby (x-his mark) MCHONEY. August Term 1810. Registered 31 Jan 1811 (?).

[Deed Book 11; pg.10] Isaac ROBERTS to Courtney NICHOLSON. On this page in Deed Book Eleven of Currituck County , the following item was recorded: "State of North Carolina/ Currituck County. To all persons whom it concerns know ye that I, Isaac ROBERTS, of the County and State aforesaid for and in consideration of the natural love and affection (?) and good will which I have and do care unto Courtney NICHOLSON of the County and State afs (aforesaid) do give unto the s(same) Courtnye NICHOLSON one Negro woman named Best (?) and her negro child calld the say (?) Best in care the s(said) Courtney NICHOLSON shant e (?) without this lawfully begotten then I give the said Negro woman and child and their increase to Patsy THOMPSON her heirs and assignes fore ever in witness whereof I have (?) unto set my hand and seal the 27th day of August 1810. Witnesses present David JONES, Dory DAUGE; /s/ Isaac ROBERTS."

[Deed Book 11; pg. 12] Peter WHITEHURST to David JONES. 21 Mar 1810. Three hundred seventy five dollars. Negro Daniel. /s/ Peter WHITEHURST. Witness, Jas. WILLIAMS. August Term 1810. Registered ? 1810.

[Deed Book 11; pg.13] Gideon GREGORY to Samuel WHITEHURST . 8 Nov 1809. both of Currituck. No sum filled in. Land in the west swamp in Currituck County near Indian Ridge by James DAUGE (or land he formerly owned). Twenty five acres. /s/ Gideon (x-his mark) GREGORY. Witness, Michert(?) SIMMONS. November Term 1810. No registration date given.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 29] Samuel THOMPSON and Drusiller his wife to David JONES. All of Currituck. Forty pounds cash. Land on which James HARVEY now lives, lying in Currituck, adjoining lands of Thomas MILLERs orphans, David JONES; said land was devised by Eva THOMPSON unto Eva THOMSON, son of John and nephew of the said Evan. One hundred acres. /s/ S. THOMSON Drusilla (x-her mark) THOMPSON. November Term, 1810. Witnesses not apparent. Dempsey DAUGE privately examines wife (apparently) who reports that she relinquished her dower. Registered 30 Apr 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 31] Charles V. HERBERT to Willoby WHITE. Both of Currituck. 31 Aug 1808. Two hundred dollars. Land lying on the eastern side of Tiangite (?) Creek on the north Banks bounded by Spence HALL. One hundred eight acres. /s/ Chas. V. HERBERT. Witness, Jas. NICHOLSON. Thos. MILLER. November Term 1810. Proved by the oath of James NICHOLSON in open court. Registered 30 Apr 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 34] Caleb ETHERIDGE Sheriff vs. James and Josiah NICHOLSON ( Lemuel TAYLOR bought slave at auction). Caleb ETHERIDGE, sheriff. $172 pounds. Against James NICHOLSON and Josiah NICHOLSON bearing date June ? 1808 in favor of David MUNROW and Joseph RALPH (?) and the said Caleb ETHERIDGE...  Property of said defendant; take into...one negro man by the name of Sampson; and after legal notice do expose said Negro to public sale 25 Aug 1808 (?) ...when there appeared Lemuel TAYLOR Esq. $113 pounds. 25 Aug 1807(8?). C. ETHERIDGE, sheriff. November Term 1810. Registered 3 Apr 1810.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 49] Willoughby WHITE to Caleb TATEM. Both of Currituck. 25 Feb 1811. Three negroes by the name of Rose, Morning and Stephen. No price given. /s/ Willouby WHITE. Witness, Robert WHITE, Jas. NICHOLSON. February Term 1811. Registered 20 Jun 1811

[Deed Book 11; pg. 51] Thomas MILLER to Willoughby WHITE both of Currituck. Vessel by the name of Triatt(?) . Three hundred dollars. /s/ Thos. MILLER Witness, Will BRUMSEY Jas (x-his mark) HUGHS Jas NICHOLSON. February Term 1811. Registered 31 Jun 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 54] Jeremiah PERKINS to James DOXEY. Fifty two pounds. 1 Nov 1810. "From off the tract where I now live" ...by James DOXEYPERKINS  /s/ Jeremiah PERKINS. Witness, Joliff HALSTEAD. February Term 1811. Registered 26 Jun 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 68] Michael WATERFIELD to Samuel WATERFIELD. 23 Feb 1807. Four hundred dollars. Land on Knots Island contained one hudnred seventy acres. /s/ Michael WATERFIELD. Witnesses, Jessey (sic) TAYLOR, Anthony FRAME. Proved by the oath of Jessey TAYLOR in open court. Registered 13 Jul 1811. Second transaction with all the same parties.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 70] David JONES to Jesse TAYLOR. 1 Feb 1810. David JONES, Esq. Clerk and Master in Equity for Currituck to Jesse TAYLOR. 1 Sep 1810. Henry WHITE, deceased, heirs petition court. fifteen acres on Knotts Island, bounded on easterly land of Nancy TAYLOR, Mary WILLIAMS fell to heirs of Henry WHITE, named Anthony FRAME and Juley his wife and William TAYLOR and Sary his wife and Joseph WATERFIELD and Amy (?) his wife and Lydia WHITE and Hilary WHITE by the death of Caleb WHITE. Public Auction. 27 Nov 1810. $155 from Jesse TAYLOR, Signed, David JONES. Attest, J. MARTAN and Solomon ASHBY.

Below is a full transcript of the above deed by Jean Schroeder -
1 Feb 1811 - Petition of the heirs of Henry WHITE (d. Bet. 18 May 1800 - 22 Dec 1803)
David JONES Esq. Clerk and Master in Equity for the County of Currituck in NC of the one part and Jesse TAYLOR of the same place of the other part wherein the heirs of Henry WHITE, dec'd, petition the Honourable Superior Court of Equity held for the County of Currituck at the court house therein on the first Monday of September 1810.   When on hearing the Said Petition it was ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court the within mentioned promises of fifteen acres of Land belonging to the petitioners or heirs of Henry WHITE deceased as appears by and the annexed platt for the purpose of making a division be sold after forty days Notice upon a Credit of six and twelve months under the direction of the Clerk and Master and upon bond sufficient security being given by the purchaser or purchasers for the purchaser's money to the petitioners in the _____ _________ it shall be the duty of the Said Clerk  &  Master & to execute and deliver a good and sufficient deed in fee simple to the Said purchaser or purchasers for the aforesaid P_____ and I the Said David JONES Clerk and Master  aforesaid after _____ and ______ Notes being given _____ offer the above tract of fifteen acres of land lying on Knots Island in the county and state aforesaid being part of a tract belonging to the heirs of Caleb WHITE dec'd. and containing one hundred and thirty five acres of bound on the East by land of Nancy TAYLOR and on the West by the lot of land belonging to Mary WILLIAMS and on the South by Currituck Sound it being a lot containing fifteen acres which fell to the heirs of Henry WHITE Namely Anthony THOMAS & July his wife and William TAYLOR & Sary his wife and Joseph WATERFIELD & Amey his wife Lyday WHITE & Hillary WHITE by the death of Caleb WHITE for sale at public auction on the 27 day of November 1810 and Jessey TAYLOR appared and bid the sum of one hundred and fifty five dollars which was the hiest and best bid ____ Sold David JONES Clerk and Master in equity aforesaid by virtue of foregoing decree and the Laws of the State do convey _____ and confirm unto the Said Jessy TAYLOR the above mentioned present together with all the Improvements Rights and Privileges and herdetriments in fee Simple unto him and his heirs forever In witness where of I have hereto set my hand and Seal this day and date above mentioned Signed and Sealed in the presents of us
J MARTAIN
Solomon ASHBY      
Ack David JONES Clerk

State of NoCaroline    Feb Term 1811
This deed of Sale from David JONES Clerk & Master of the Court of Equity for Currituck County to Jessy TAYLOR was acknowledged in open court in due form of Law and ordered Registered According to order Is Registered this the 17 day of July 1811
   Attest Dennis DOZIER P. Register

[Deed Book 11; pg. 71] Maximilion TAYLOR and wife to Joseph SIMMONS, deed. 21 Feb 1811. Maxey TAYLOR and Salley TAYLOR of Currituck. Six (?) hundred dollars. Land bordered by Jesse BARNARD, Thomas SANDERSON; to Julia TAYLOR's orphans line, Jesse BARNARD line; Daniel LINDSAY.  /s/ Maximilian TAYLOR, Sally (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses, Samuel PHELPS and Jonathan TAYLOR. February Term, 1810. Registered, 17 Jul 1811. Following this deed, "I Samuel PHILLIPS, attended at the House of Maximilion TAYLOR also privately examined the wife of the said Maximilion TAYLOR Sally TAYLOR the within mentioned from Court and she say she freely relinquishes his dower where in and to the premises conveyed by the said Sally TAYLOR with her husband Maximilion TAYLOR to Joseph SIMMONS taken the 26th of Feb 1811 by Samuel PHILIPS J.P. "[also names as "Esquire" on the heading of this section'].

[Deed Book 11; pg. 74] 25 Feb 1811. Jesse TAYLOR and Nancy, his wife, of Currituck to Major WHITEHURST, of Princess Ann, Virginia. $1,000. Knotts Island bordered by William BONNEY. 45 acres. /s/ Jesse TAYLOR and Nancy TAYLOR. Witness, Anthony FRAME. February Term 1811. Registered 17(?) Jul 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 74] Lemuel TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN.  Deed. 3 Jan 1811. Both of Currituck. $425. Land bounded by Joseph SIMMONS, Jonathan TAYLOR, Maxey TAYLOR, and Thomas POYNER. /s/ Lamuel (sic) TAYLOR. Witnesses, Thomas SIMMONS, Hosea BALL. February Term, 1811. Registered 17 Jul 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 80] James ETHERIDGE, JUN. to Isaac ROBERTS. 11 Feb 1811. Both of Currituck County. 150 pounds. Two pieces of land near Currituck Courthouse bordered by John DAUGE, John BALLANCE, Moses CAPPS, and John BRABBLE. James ETHERIDGE bought second piece of land from Josiah NICHOLSON. Fifty acres. Witnesses, Joseph GRAY, D. LINDSAY /s/ James ETHERIDGE. February Term 1811. Registered, 14 Aug 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 93-94] Robert MIDGETT of Hyde County sold to James GRAY of Currituck County, for 150 Spanish mill dollars, a tract of land in Currituck County on Chicknacomick, it being the plantation where said Robert MIDGETT formerly lived, lying between Samuel MEEKINS and the widow Flesha MIDGETT, running north and south and from Sound to sea, the burial ground excepted, containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made November 14, 1810.  Wit:  Mary [x] DOUGLAS, Anthony DOUGLAS.  /s/ Robert MIDGETT.  Registered: Aug. 17, 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 95] Willougbhy WHITE to Stephen ROGERS. 3 Jan 1811. Both of Currituck. Two hundred twenty five dollars. Land in Currituck by Willoughby WHITE. One hundred and eighty acres. Witness, George HERBERT, Josias NICHOLSON. February Term 1811. Registered 17 Aug 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 100] Isaac ROBERTS to James HARVEY, Bill of Sale 180 dollars. Both of Currituck County. One negro Boy by name of George age six; Witness, C. ETHERIDGE. /s/ Isaac ROBERTS. May Term 1811. Registered, 23 Aug 1811. Attest, Dennis DOZIER.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 118] Elijah FARROW of Currituck County sold to James MIDGETT of Currituck County, for $100.00, a tract of land on Kinekeet in Currituck County beginning at the Sound at Henry BARN's then running to the Sea, containing 25 acres.  This indenture was made December 15, 1810.  Wit: Christopher FLOWERS, Pharrow FARROW.  /s/ Elijah [x] FARROW.  Registered: Sept. 1, 1811

[Deed Book 11; pg. 119-120] February 19, 1810 - I Dennis DOZIER SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of $333.00 paid to me by John LAMB for a parcel of land beginning at a beach stump corner of Nathaniel HUTCHENS & Caleb GREGORYís various courses to John LAMBs line that was formerly Cason HUTCHENS line various courses to beginning to contain 23 acres, one rod and 22 poles being the land the sd. Dennis DOZIER SEN. bought from John HUTCHINS which will appear by his deed.. Witness: Willis SIMONS, Joshua HALSTEAD; Registered: Sept. 1, 1811

[Deed Book 11; pg. 120] March 6, 1811 - I Elijah FARROW for and in consideration of the sum of $575.00 paid to me by Thomas FARROW for a parcel of land on Cape Hatteras beginning at the sound at a Sedar stake then runing East with Christopher FLOWERS line to the sea North or there abouts to James MIDGETTs line various courses to first station to conclude (left blank).  Witness: Pharoah FARROW Registered September 1, 1811

[Deed Book 11; pg. 121-122] February 18, 1811 - I Isaac FARROW for and in consideration of the sum of 200 silver dollars paid to me by Francis FARROW for a parcel of land on Kinikeet beginning at a cedar post at the sound at Pharoah FARROWs line turning with the sound Southerly till being in Mary WALSES [Walls] NW corner along this line to sea then Northerly to Pharoah FARROWs line a west course to the sound then with the sound to first station to conclude 50 acres of patened land it being part of two patents.  Witness: Christopher FLOWERS, William MILLER

[Deed Book 11; pg. 123]  April 20, 1811 - I John FARROW for and in consideration of the sum of $500.00 paid to me by Elizabeth WILLIAMS for a parcel of land at Cape Hatterass the place where on I now live containing 100 acres as is described in my Father Jacob FARROWs will thereby devised to me also together with all the person property of every kind of which I am now possessed to have and to hold.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 122-123] January 7, 1811 - I Christopher FLOWER for and in consideration of the sum of 300 Spanish Mill Dollars paid to me by Christopher PEEL for a certain tract of land lying on Kinekeet Banks various courses to Elijah FARROWs South line to the sea then with the sea to the said Christopher PEELs line various courses to Elijah FARROWs S.W. corner East to first station to conclude 50 acres more or less of patent land.  Witness Isaac BROOKS, Pharoah FARROW Registered September 1, 1811

[Deed Book 11; pg. 125] Henry CLARK to John CLARK. 24 Jun 1807. Fifty dollars. Fifty acres. By Cape Hatteras at the south side on the east side of the Indian pattant. By Achsah CLARK patent. /s/ Henry CLARK. Witness, Caleb TAYLOR; Major CLARK. May Term 1811. Proved by oath of Caleb TAYLOR in open court. Registered 16 Sep 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 127] Thomas TAYLOR's Patent grant. 50 acres. No. 249 -- fifty shillings for any (?) hundred acres, 20 acres. Bordered by Willoughby TAYLOR and POYNER's line. Entered 26 Oct 1807. Registered, 20 Sep 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 134] William BEST to Thomas BEST. Deed.  This Indenture made the 27 of August in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and ten by and between William BEST Sailor of the state of North Carolina and Currituck County of the one part and Thomas BEST JUNIOR of the aforesaid State and County of the other part witnesseth that for an inconsideration of the sum of fifty dollars to me in hand paid to William BEST the receipt where of I do acknowledge myself fully satisfied and contented have bargained and sold and by those present do absolutely bargain sell and convey and make over unto the said Thomas BEST and his heirs forever a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the aforesaid State and County of Currituck near Nags Head North Banks begining at a Live Oak on the Sound running a Northerly and Eastwardly course to Thomas TILLETT's line running Said TILLETT's line to Daniel WILLIAMS line a westwardly course to the Sound to a pine & corner tree thence running to the Sound to the first station containing thirteen acres more or less to have and to hold the aforesaid Bargained premises with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or any wise appertaining to him the said BEST & said Wm. BEST for my self my heirs & do forever warrant and defend the aforesaid premises to Said Thos. BEST forever and to no other intend meaning or purpose in witness whereof I have unto set my hand and seal the day and date above mentioned.  /s/ William [his x mark] BEST
Witness:  Saml. DOUGH, Peter GALLOP, Burkett GARD

State of North Carolina Currituck __ May Term 1811
This deed of Sale from William BEST to Thomas BEST was proved by the oath of Burkett GARD in open court in due form of Law and ordered registered.   Attest  Thomas BAXTER CCC
according to order is registered this 27 day of September 1811
    Attest  Dennis DOZIER P.R.
Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 137] Isaac BROOKS heirs to John CLARK. Both of Currituck. Fifty Spanish Mill dollars. Land in Currituck on Hatteras Banks on the back marsh at John CLARK Line, by George CLARK pattent line; by Achsah CLARK patent. Fifty acres. /s/ Sarah (x-her mark) BROOKS, Mary (x-her mark) BROOKS, Jesse BROOKS, Fanny (x-her mark) BROOKS, Stephen BROOKS. Witnesses, Caleb (x-his mark) TAYLOR and Solomon (x-his mark) CREED. May Term 1811. Registered 17 Sep 1811.

 [Deed Book 11; pg. 142] Deed from John PADRICK to James CRANK.  This Indenture made on the 9th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and ten by and between John PADRICK of the State of North Carolina Currituck County of the one part and James CRANK of the aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars to me John PADRICK in hand paid the  . . . "land lying in county afs & state & North Banks adjoining HULL's marsh, runing along sea, Solomon ASHBEE's line containing 50 acres more or less...".  /s/ John [his x mark]  PADRICK.  Witnesses: Caleb TOLER, Burkett GARD, Jessee PADRICK.  Proven May Term 1811. 

[Deed Book 11; pg. 143] Thomas HEATH to Daniel LINDSAY, deed. 8 May 1811. Both of Currituck $125. Land on coast of Bay bounded by Thos. SANDERSON; Nathan TATUM; Jesse BARNARD; Barbary TAYLOR; /s/ Thomas HEATH. Witnesses, Jesse BARNARD and Sally BARNARD. May Term , 1811. Registered 8 May 1811.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 144] Joseph SIMMONS and Ann his wife to Maximilion TAYLOR deed. 5 Mar 1811. Both of Currituck. Six (?) Hundred and twenty five dollars. Land bordered by Jesse BARNARD; Thomas SIMMONS. Witnesses, Thomas MACKONY(?) and Enoch BALL. May Term 1811. Registered 7 Oct 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 147] This indenture made and done this 4th day of September in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seven by and between JOHN MERREL of the one part and ZOROBABLE HARRISON of the other part witnesseth that I the said JOHN MERRELL for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars to me paid by the said ZOROBABEL HARRISON the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledge have bargained and sold and by virtue of these presents do fully & clearly and absolutely bargan sell make over and convey unto the said ZOROBABEL HARRISON and his heirs forever one certain piece or parcel of land lying and situate in Currituck County on Powells Point beginning at a marked corner pine in the plantation on said HARRISON line then turning with the said line a Southerly course to SAMSON ETHERIDGES line to a hicary marked on said ETHERIDGE line then turning down with said last mentioned line to a stake then turning an Easterly course with the said MERRELS fence across to said HARRISON land that he bought of JOSIAH CURLING then binding the said HARRISON land to the first beginning containing fifteen acres of land more or less with every improvements benefit and privilidge to the same belonging to have and to hold the aforesaid bargained and sold land and premises with every benefit priviledge or appurtenance to the same belonging unto the only & sole use and benefit of him the said ZOROBABEL HARRISON and his heirs forever and the said JOHN MERREL for my self my heirs and assigns do further covenant premise and agree to and with the said ZOROBABEL HARRISON his heirs and assigns the aforesaid bargained and sold land and premises to warrant and for ever defend against all and every person or persons laying any right title or claim to the same. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this day and date above written.  /s/ JOHN MERREL

[Deed Book 11; pg. 152] James MCHORNEY and Patsey his wife to Thos. MCHORNEY. All of Currituck. Mar 17(?) 1811. Three hundred dollars. Land in Currituck by Thomas JARVIS, Miles EVERTON. Fifty acres. /s/ James MCHORNEYPatsey MCHONEY examined in open court privately on 28 May 1811. May Term 1811. Registered 1(?) Nov 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 160] Robert THOMPSON to Caleb MILLER. 6 Oct 1810. $300. Land bounded by Armistead SOLES and Dory DAUGE. /s/ Robert THOMPSON. Witness, Jas. NICHOLSON and Thos. MILLER. May Term, 1811. Registered, 7 Nov 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 198] Benjamin TAYLOR to John MACKIE. Ninety dollars. Both of Currituck. Land in Currituck County on Mackie Island containing fifty acres, and bounded by Peter POYNER's land. Willoughby WHITE's land, by a marsh , and by the said Benjamin TAYLOR. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses, A. N. VAIL, William CORNWELL. August Term 1811. On oath of Abrm. (?)Nash VAIL in open court. Registered 17 Nov 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 199] Henry BEASLEY to Jesse TAYLOR, William DOLLEY. Joel WICKER, and William BEASLEY, Deed. 3 Jan 1811. Commissioners of the Methodist Meeting House. $10. Land on Knots Island. Bounded by Henry BEASLEY. Witness, Anthony FRAME. August Term 1811. Registered 17 Nov 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 200] Joseph W. WILLIAMS to Caleb BURKET. 23 Mar 1811. Both of Currituck. Fifty dollars. Marsh by the name of Maum(?) Island. Fifty acres. /s/ Joseph W. WILLIAMS. Witnesses, Anthony FRAME, Jesse TAYLOR. August Term 1811. Registered 17 Nov 1811. Second transaction follows, same parties, same witnesses. Third transaction from Caleb BURKETT to Joseph W. WILLIAMS same witnesses.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 204] Maxamilion TAYLOR to Willoughby TAYLOR; 24 Aug 1811. Maxey TAYLOR and Sarah his wife to Willoughby TAYLOR, all of Currituck $325. By Benjamin TAYLOR's line; Jonathan TALOR's corner; Joseph SIMMONS line; Amos GRAY's line. /s/ Maximilion TAYLOR; Sarah (x-her mark) TAYLOR Witnesses, Hosea BALL, Joel (x-his mark) POYNER 17 Nov 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 205] Willougby TAYLOR to Hallowell BEASLEY. 24 Aug 1811. From Willoughby TAYLOR and Sukey TAYLOR to Hallowell BEASLEY all of Currituck $300 Land "beginning at a gum in Thomas TAYLOR's line.."; Mary TAYLOR's line; Maxey TAYLOR's line, Isaac CAPPS line; /s/ Willougby TAYLOR, Suckey (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses Hosea BALL and Thomas WILLIAMS. August Term 1811. Registered, 17 Nov 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 206] Jesse TAYLOR, SEN. to Henry A. DOLLASON. 21 Mar 1811.  All of Currituck $10 North side of swamp road; near the place formerly belonging to Lemuel TAYLOR. "being my part of swamp land that was willed to me and others by the will of Thomas TAYLOR, decd. Five acres. /s/ Jesse TAYLOR. Witnesses, Anthony FRAME and Robert WILLIAMS.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 217]  Benjamin CHANDLER to Nancy CHANDLER, both of Currituck County -   For natural love and affection which I have for my niece Nancy CHANDLER the daughter of my brother Thomas CHANDLER, I give grant convey and confirm unto the said Nancy CHANDLER and hir heirs  . . three feather beds and furniture 6 chairs 2 tables . . . 2 cows, 12 head of hogs one axe 2 hoes one gun . . . and all the property that I bought at the Sale of Thomas CHANDLERs property which was Sold for Redy money  as per Bill of Sale kept by William LUNN . . . this 19 day of July 1810    /s/ Benjamin CHANDLER Aug Term 1811 proven by the oath of Levi W. HALL in open court

[Deed Book 11, Page 222] William COFFEE. Bill of Sale to Lancelott WOODHOUSE. March 4, 1811. Four hundred dollars. One Negro Man Called Jack. /s/ William COFFEE. Witnesses: Hadley WOODHOUSE, Silah (her x mark) SANDERSON. Proved by Oath of Hadley WOODHOUSE.  August Term 1811. Registered Nov. 27, 1811.

[Deed Book 11, Page 222] Alpheus BAUM, Admr. Bill of Sale to John DANIEL. August 1811. Abraham BAUM, JUN. of the Island of Ronoke...administrator of the Estate of Alpheus BAUM, decd. ... unto John DANIEL of the Island and State aforsaid a certain Negro Girl Called Fanny for the consideration of the Sum of Seventy Dollars and Cents.  /s/ Abraham BAUM. Witnesses: Daniel BAUM, Hezekiah ARNOLD. Proved by oath of Hezekiah ARNOLD Aug. Term 1811. Registered Nov. 27, 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 243] Jarvis ALLEN to Sanford DOXEY. 7 Nov 1811. Both of Currituck. Five dollars. parcel of swamp land lying in Currituck, beginning at Peter PARKERs south west corner; back line of James PARKERs Patten(sic). /s/ Jarvis (x-his mark) ALLEN. Witnesses, Thomas MORSE. Thomas SANDERSON, November Term 1811. Registered 21 Feb 1812. Second transaction follows, same parties and witnesses

[Deed Book 11; pg. 249] Benjamin TAYLOR and wife Susannah to Daniel LINDSAY, deed. 25 Nov 1811, all of Currituck $100. Land at Narrows Island; side of Lake Narrows. 75 acres. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR, Susannah (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Witness, Jacob PERKINS. November Term 1811. Registered 24 Nov 1811.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 255] Lemuel TAYLOR of Currituck to Thomas ADAMS, deed. 19 acres $200. Land bordered by Jesse PERRY; TATUM; Thomas SANDERSON. /s/ Lemuel TAYLOR, November Term 1811. Registered, 20 Mar 1812.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 264]  Jan. 4, 1811 - James ETHERIDGE and wife Affey of Currituck Co. sell land (309 acres) she inherited, to Abraham BAUM of Currituck Co. (for $650.) .   Land is in Currituck Co. on the Island of Great Collorite (?) Witness is Solomon ASHBEE & Samuel JARVIS.    Submitted by Jean Schroeder who offers this comment: Affey Etheridge is the daughter of Mary (Midgette) Ashbee.  In Mary's will she names her son-in-law James Etheridge, ergo Affey is the daughter of Abel and Mary Midgette Ashbee/Ashby.  Solomon Ashbee is the executor of his mother, Mary (Midgette) Ashbee's will and he also witnesses the deed for Affey & James Etheridge.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 265]  Abraham BAUM, as Administrator of Alphaus BAUM's estate, sold 50 acres, more or less, of  land situated on Bodies Island to Stephen GAYLORD.  Land Alphaus inherited from his father Moris BAUM.  All parties of Currituck Co., NC.   Witness: Solomon ASHBEE.  Proved in open court by Solomon ASHBEE  Nov Term 1811.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 271]  March 12, 1810 - Negro belonging to Daniel BAUM was ordered sold to pay court judgment.  Simeon SAWYER, D. Sheriff, held the sale.  Zephaniah SAWYER was the highest bidder (Paid $289).  Witness: Jacob SAWYER, JUNR.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder who offers this comment: Simeon, Zephaniah and Jacob Sawyer, Jr.  were all brothers.  This is significant to me because I did not have a timeframe for Zephaniah and Jacob, Jr.'s death.  Simeon was my direct ancestor.  When their father Jacob Sawyer, Sr. wrote his will in 1819, they were all dead.  Jesse Sawyer was Jacob's only living son in 1819.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 278]  May 10, 1803 - Deed of Gift from Mitchell SIMMONS to his sister Grace FENTRESS - negro woman Nance that he bought from James FENTRESS.  All of Currituck Co.  Test. James FENTRESS. Acknowledged in open court and ordered registered 27th day of April 1812   Attest.   Dennis DOZIER, P. Register

[Deed Book 11; pg. 279] Caleb and Jesse SIMMONS to Samuel SIMMONS, Power of Attorney. Caleb and Jesse both of Wilkes County, Georgia, name Samuel SIMMONS true and faithful attorney. Dated "this 2nd day of November, 1811.". /s/ Caleb SIMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS. Witnesses, David RUSSELL, Jordan TAYLOR. Proved by the oath of George HOWARD. February Term 1812. Registered 7 May 1812.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 284] Feb. 21, 1812 - Indenture between Joshua JOHNSTON and Elizabeth JOHNSTON whose maiden name is Elizabeth BEACHAM and afterwards Elizabeth GAMEWELL and now Elizabeth JOHNSTON wife of said Joshua JOHNSTON, sold to  Burkett GUARD, all of Currituck Co., for $50 paid by Burkett GUARD.  Land in Currituck Co., North Banks beginning at Coloton Creek on Joshua JOHNSTON's line to a pine between cotton patch and Perry's Point . . . joining Burkett GUARD's corner, containing 40 acres.  /s/ Elizabeth JOHNSTON, Joshua JOHNSTON.  Witness: Anna BEST.  Indenture proven in open court by oath of Anna BEST & ordered registered 10th day of August 1812.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 286] James WHITE, SENR. to James WHITE, JUNR., both of Currituck Co, NC, Deed of Gift -  for the love and affection I bear my son - I give him a piece or parcel of land on Bells Island being at William TATUM's line  then on to  the sound side . . . containing 50 acres, I give him one mare, one bed  . . . I James WHITE JUNR. Son of the above Said James WHITE my Father am satisfied with the land and property  he has given to me and will never claim any more of this Estate after his death in witness whereof  we have hereunto set our hands and seals this the twentieth day of February eighteen hundred and twelve.  /s/ James WHITE [Sr.] & James WHITE [Jr.]; Test. H. BELL.  This Deed of Gift acknowledged in open court  May 12, 1812.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 286-287]  James WHITE, SENR. to Thomas WHITE, both of Currituck Co., NC, "for the love and affection I bear my son Thomas WHITE, do give him a piece or parcel of land on Bells Island . . begining at the Sound Side at David JONES line thence westerly through the woods  . . . . that I bought of  John BELL . . . one mare one bed and some cattle . . . the twentieth day of February one thousand eight hundred and twelve.  /s/ James WHITE [Sr.] & Thomas WHITE; Test. H. BELL.  This Deed of Gift from James WHITE to Thomas WHITE was acknowledged in open court in due form of Law 7th day of May 1812.  Attest:  Dennis DOZIER, CCC.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 287-288]  James WHITE, SENR. to Alexander WHITE, both of Currituck Co., NC, "for the love and affection I have for my son Alexander WHITE do give him a piece of land in the back woods to contain all the land I bought of the TOMSONs as my deed will show for one hundred acres be the same more or less with a privilege in my Swamp land to get any timber that he pleases and give him one horse one bed two cows and calves . . ."  and I Alexander WHITE am well satisfied with this property of my Father James WHITE estate and will never claim any more after his death this12th Feby. 1812.  /s/ James WHITE, Alexander WHITE  Attest  H. BELL.  Feb Term 1812 - Deed proven in open court and ordered registered this 17th day of May 1812.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 290-291]  June 18, 1811 - Jonathan ROBERSON of Chowan Co., NC to Thomas TILLETT of Currituck Co., for $55.00, land on the North Banks bounded by John DUNSTON thence running to the sea then Northwardly to Nathan ETHERIDGE then to the Sound by estimation a hundred acres.  /s/ Jonathan ROBERSON.  Witness: J. PATRIDGE.  Feb Term 1812 - Proved in open court by the oath of John PATRIDGE.  Ordered registered 7 Jun 1812.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 293]  Indenture made 23 day of May 1811 between Thomas Cooper FEREBEE and Joseph ROLPH both of Currituck Co., For the sum of $1,650 paid by Joseph ROLPH for a parcel of land and swamp in the County of Currituck near Indian Town beginning at the main road nearly opposite to Samuel WILLIAMS house at Joseph ROLPH's line.  Witness: Caleb MANNING.  Acknowledged in open court in due form of law & ordered registered.  10th day of August 1812.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 300] James ETHERIDGE to Caleb ETHERIDGE. 1 Aug 1811. Caleb of Currituck, no location listed for others. Eight hundred silver dollars. Land in Currituck near Currituck Courthouse by James ETHERIDGE and his brother Thomas ETHERIDGE; John DOXEY; John BALLANCE's former residence; Moses CAPPS. One hundred acres. /s/ James ETHERIDGE JUN. Witness, Isaac ROBERTS February Term 1812. Proved by the oath of Isaac ROBERTS in open court. Registered 10 Aug 1812.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 306] 12 Dec 1811. Caleb SIMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS, Samuel SIMMONS and Sarah WALKER to Reuben TAYLOR. Two hundred and fifty dollars. Land in Cowinjock bounded by main road; John FISHER's line; SIMMONS' heirs line. John SIMMONS heirs line; Col. Andrew DUKE's line. Josiah TAYLOR's line; John STEPHENS line. Forty two acres. /s/ Samuel SIMMONS Caleb SIMMONS, Jesse SIMMONS Sarah (x-her mark) WALKER. Witnesses, George HOWARD, James DOUGLAS. February Term 1812. Registered 17 Aug 1812.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 308] Willoughby TAYLOR to Josiah TAYLOR, deed of sale. 14 Nov 1811. Both of Currituck, $170 Land bordered by Halloway BEASLEY's plantation. Maxey TAYLOR; 50 acres, /s/ Willoughby (x-his mark) and Sukey (x-her mark) TAYLOR, his wife. Witnesses, Hosea BALL and Jonathan TAYLOR. February Term 1812. Registered, 17 Aug 1812.

[Deed Book 11; pg. 310]  Dec. 23, 1811 - Indenture between Thomas ADAMS and James JARVES both of Currituck Co., NC, for the sum of $750 paid by James JARVES for a parcel of land in Currituck Co. west of the Narrows Shore Road containing one hundred and twenty-two 1/2 acres.  The same land I bought of Anthony FRAME and Thomas JARVES Ship Carpenter for which I have two separate deeds one from FRAME and one from JARVIS.  Land butted on N.W. corner of Thomas JARVIS Ship Carpenter line running a westerly course along Joseph GRAYs and Samuel SALYER line thence an Easterly course along Edward TAYLORs line to Thomas JARVES line.  /s/ Thomas ADAMS, Lydia [x] ADAMS.  Witnesses: Caleb IVES, Equelly [x] JARVIS.  Feb. Term 1812.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 314]  Feb. [blank] 1812 - Know ye that I Hessey SNOW of Currituck Co., for the sum of ten dollars in hand paid by Jehue HALL of Currituck Co.....a  tract of land  in the county of Currituck on Powells Point  being a tract of land that my Father William SNOW dec'd lived on which he held one third part of I now convey to said Jehue HALL and his heirs all my Right Title Claim or demand that I am entitled to by the death of my Father as heir of him in Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day of February 1812.  /s/ Hesse [her x mark] SNOW;  Witnesses: Morning [hir mark] HEMP?, Jonathan CAMP.  Registered Aug. 12, 1812.  Submitted by Jean Schroeder

[Deed Book 11; pg. 319] Lemuel HALSTEAD to James DOXEY. Lemuel of Gilford County, North Carolina. Twenty five dollars and fifty cents. Undivided share of my father Jesse HALSTEAD's land. Bounded by John WILLIAMS, Willis ETHERIDGE, Burras MATTHIAS. 26 Feb 1812. /s/ Lemuel HALSTEAD. Witness, Mitchel SIMMONS. May Term 1812. Registered 24 Aug 1812.

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.

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