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Deed Book 13 (1814-1816)

[Deed Book 13; pg. 8-9] Jan. 29, 1814 - Patent #554 to Thomas DOUGLASS, for 50 shillings per every 100 acres, a certain tract of land containing 100 acres it being a Marsh and Shoal on Bodes Island near New Inlet, beginning at the South West point of Pea Island various courses to the first station. Witnessed by William HAWKINS Esquire our Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at Raleigh the 28th day of November 1814.  The foregoing Pattent registered March 4, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 9-10] Jan. 6, 1807 - Patent #539 to Thomas TILLETT, hath given and granted a tract of land containing 120y Acres lying in the North Banks near Hogs Head beginning at a small hickory in Daniell WILLIAMS line several courses along WILLIAMS line to Laben & Spence ROGERS line binding on said line to first station.  Witnessed by Benj. SMITH Esquire our governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at Raleigh the 4th day of December1811.  Patent Registered June 13, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 11] Feb. 14, 1814 - Patent # 555 to James HARVEY, for 50 shillings per every 100 acres, a certain tract of land containing 42 1/2 acres lying on Currituck Shore beginning at the water Thomas MERCERs line running various courses to first station.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 13-14] November 28, 1814 - I Richard HUTCHINS JUN. for and in consideration of the sum of $100.00 paid to me by Peter CHITTEM for a track of my land with Willoughby ETHERIDGE & Ephriam JARVIS my Securitys dated July 25, 1814 two thirds being my Brother Tuckers third and my own third in 50 acres of land and swamp left by Thomas HUTCHINS SEN. dec’d in his will to his Son James and at his death fell amongst his Sons which said land is bounded as follows beginning at a marked pine sapling Caleb GREGORIEs corner various courses to Phillip DAUGEs then with his line South to first station containing two thirds of the above bounded 50 acres.  Witness: Jacob PERKINS, J. CHITTUM Registered July 15, 1815

[Deed Book 13; pg. 14-15] December 27, 1813 - I Samuel ETHERIDGE for and in consideration of the sum of $1600.00 paid to me by Tully DAUGE for a parcel of land on Indian Ridge beginning at the turn of the road at the trap then along main road Northerly to Jacob PERKINS line to a ditch Westerly to a corner maple then along the swamp so fir as to make 166 acres then across to the line of Phillip DAUGE JUN. thence along his line to Hog Bridge Road to first station.  Witness: Dennis DOZIER, SEN., Will. DOZIER, Jacob PERKINS.  Registered July 17, 1815

[Deed Book 13; pg. 21] Nov. 29, 1814 - Thomas POYNER Exor. of Spence HALL, decd. sells to Spence HALL the younger the wind mill and little granary that stands nearby for $234.  Registered: July 18, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 21-22] Nov. 29, 1814 - John HALL sold to Spence HALL, for $75, my half of a wind mill and the little granary that stands near said mill . . when the said mill is in order to grind is to give the said John HALL grain . . set my hand 14 Aug 1806.  /s/ John HALL.  Registered: Nov. 29, 1814.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 24]  Nov. 15, 1814 - Richard HALSTEAD to William DOXEY. Richard HALSTEAD of Norfolk Borough, State of Virginia. DOXEY of Currituck. Seven hundred dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Hance(?) BRIGHT, near land bought of Caleb SEARS; Eighty-five acres. /s/ Richard HALSTED. Witnesses, Joseph ROLPH, William BRAY, JUN. November Term, 1814. Registered 19 Jul 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 34-35] Oct. 29, 1814 - Jesse COFFEE [CAFFEE] and Mary his wife to Francis LITCHFIELD. . Thirty dollars. Land Situated on Knots Island begining at Sedar Poaste that Stands at the main Road at the Corner line between the Said Jesse CAFFEE and Samuel BEAZLE Joining the line of Hilery WHITEs and with the Said WHITEs line So fare that a West Corse to the Devision Line between Samuel BEASLEY and the Said Jesse CAFFEE and with the Said line to the begining Containing one Acre. /s/ Jesse CAFFEE, Mary (her x mark) CAFFEE. Witnesses: Major WHITEHURST, [Jacob CAFFEE]. Mary CAFFEE examined [Month omittted] 29, 1814 by John SHIPP J. P. Acknowledged Nov. Term 1814. Registered June 11, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 55-57]  Aug. 30, 1814 - Grace CREEF, widow of John CREEF, sold to Henry McCLANNING for $45, 30 acres of land in Currituck Co. it being my right of dower in the land my husband John CREEF bought of Solomon BRIGHT.  /s/ Grace CREEF.  Witness: Samuel ETHERIDGE.  Registered: June 15, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 61]  Jan 13, 1815 - Sally and her husband Michael O'NEAL sold land in Currituck Co. to Daniel LINDSEY...that Sally inherited from her brother, Lamuel SANDERSON, decd.  Witness: Jasper PICKETT

[Deed Book 13; pg. 71]  Feb. 23, 1815 - Deed of gift from Lovey BRIGHT to her son, Richard BRIGHT,...all the right of dower . . by the death of my son David BRIGHT and give the above Legacy to my son Richard BRIGHT.  /s/ Lovey [x] BRIGHT.  Witnesses: Polley [x] ETHHERIDGE, John [x] GLASGOW, Josiah JOLLIFF.  Registered: June 18, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 83]  July 18, 1814 - Thomas BEST, SR. sold to Mathias BEST, both of Currituck Co., for $50, land on the North Banks near Kitty Hawk bounded by Zachariah BEST; swamp; & John PERRY, containing 50 acres.  /s/ Thomas [x] BEST.  Witnesses: Caleb TOLER, Mathias TOLER.  Registered: June 9, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 84]  July 15, 1814 - Thomas BEST, SR. sold to Zachariah BEST, for $100, land on the North Banks on the north end of Kitty Hawk Bay containing 100 acres.  /s/ Thomas [x] BEST.  Witnesses: Caleb TOLER, Mathias TOLER.  Registered: June 17, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 88] Feb. 23, 1813 - Solomon CHAPLIN to Daniel LINDSAY. Two hundred dollars. Land in Currituck beginning at LINDSAY's northwest corner, sixty acres twenty acres of marsh; thirteen and a half acres of swamp land all the part that was laid off by the commissioners to Benjamin TAYLOR, JUN. in light of his deceased father Benj. TAYLOR and bound on back side by the aforesaid LINDSAY. /s/ Solomon CHAPLIN. Witness, Caleb ETHERIDGE. February Court, 1815. Registered 19 Jun 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 89] Nov. 29, 1814. William FORBES to Sandford DOXEY.  Both of Currituck. Four hundred fifty dollars. Beginning at land in swamp adjoining the lands where Jesse PERRY now lives; Thomas ADAMS, Thomas SANDERSON; Samuel SALYEAR, SEN., Nathan TATUM; fifty acres. /s/ W. FORBES. Witnesses, Ivah SAWYER, CONTIN G.(?) SAWYER. February Term 1815. Registered 19 Jun 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pgs. 91-92]  May 8, 1813 - Dorcas LUTTS sold to Nathan SHANNON, both of Currituck Co., for 80 silver dollars, a parcel of land in Currituck Co. situated on Powells Point containing 25 acres being the one half of a tract of land Caleb DOWDY conveyed to my father Jacob LUTTS . . 50 acres of land . . which at his death fell to his son William LUTTS and myself . . now divided.  /s/ Dorcas [x] LUTTS; Witnesses: Laban THOMAS, Levi W. HALL.  Proved: Feb. Term 1815.  Registered: June 19, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 104]  Jan, 7, 1815.  Thomas SIMMONS to George HOWARD.  Both of Currituck. Fifteen dollars. Twenty-five acres of swampland in Cowinjock. "Beginning at a gum at the NW corner of Edward TAYLOR's New Patent". No other name mentioned as owner of adjoining land. /s/ Thomas SIMMONS Witness, George COOK. February Term 1815. Registered 20 Jun 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 130]  May 13, 1801. John WHITE to Robert POYNER. Both of Currituck. Two hundred thirty dollars. One negro woman named Pleasant.  /s/ John WHITE. Witness, William DOXEY, Thomas GREEN. May Term 1815(?). Bill of Sale proved in open court by the oath of William DOXEY. Registered 24 June 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 136-137]  Oct. 4, 1812 - Avery TILLETT and Abigail TILLETT sold to Asa ETHERIDGE, all of Currituck Co., for 66 silver dollars, parcel of land on the North Banks in the tract that Avery TILLETT, SR. bought of Samuel DOUGH . . Marsh & Swamp containing 311/2 acres.  /s/ Avery TILLETT, Abigail [x] TILLETT; Witnesses: Bowen GREEN, William [x] SIMPSON.  Registered: June 25, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 137-138]  April 4, 1814 - We Christopher FLOWER & Christian FLOWER for and in consideration of the sum of Ten Pounds paid to us by Pharoah FARROW for 20 acres of land being on Hatterass Banks beginning at the sound at Jacob FARROW JUN. corner along his line to the sea with the sea Southerly to Silas FARROWs line along his line a West course to the sound then with the sound to the first station.  Witneses:  Enoch MILLER, JUNIOR, Abraham F____?Registered June 25, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 139-140]  Aug. 9, 1814 - Joshua O'NEAL and wife Bethany of Currituck sold to John MIDGETTE of Terral (sic) County, for $25.00,   land on Body Island in county of Currituck on the south side of the first deep creek on the north side of Potucks hammock adjoining the said creek of Joseph DANIELS line.  /s/ Joshua O'NEAL, Bethany O'NEAL; Witnesses:  ??? PUGH, ??? MIDGETTE; Registered June 25, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 140-142]  Mar. 20, 1815.  James WHITEHALL & Keziah WHITEHALL his wife to William COFFEE.  One hundred Dollars. "...Begining at Michael O NEALSs South East Corner Runing with his line a Westerly course to the Ridge Road thence a Southerly with the Road to the Land belonging to the heirs of Jacob LEETCHFIELD thence an Easterly course with Said line to the Eastward End of it and thence Various Courses to the first Station Containing forty acres more or less being the Land that fell to me and my wife Keziah WHITEHALL by the death of her Brother Lemuel SANDERSON...Estate of Inheritance in fee Simple..." /s/ James WHITEHALL, Keziah (her x mark) WHITEHALL. Witnesses: Samuel SALYEAR JUN., Caleb IVES. Proved May Term 1815 by oath of Samuel SALYEAR, JUN.. Keziah WHITEHALL, feme covert, examined by Thomas SANDERSON, Esqr. May 30, 1815. Registered June 25, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 143-144]  May 25, 1815.  William CAFFEE & wife Amey CAFFEE to Thomas WHITEHALL.  Three hundred Dollars. "...Being all of these parts of a piece of Land formerly belonging to Robert WHITEHALL Decd. and Laid of to him by the Commissioners appointed for the purpose of Divideing the Reale Estate of Allex L. WHITEHALL Decd. Containing Fifty Seven acres..." /s/ Wm. CAFFEE, Amey (x) CAFFEE. Witnesses: Thomas SANDERSON, Elijah HUNNING. Amey CAFFEE, feme Covert, examined by Thomas SANDERSON J. P. on May 30, 1815. Acknowledged May Term 1815. Registered June 26, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 144-146] May 25, 1815.  William CAFFEE & Wife Amey CAFFEE and Thomas WHITEHALL to William HUNNINS [HUNNINGS].  Two hundred and Twenty five Dollars. "...Begining at a pine Standing on the Main Road Thomas WHITEHALLs Corner thence Runing an Easterly course by a line of Marked trees binding on Thomas WHITEHALLs Land and line to the Sound Side thence a Southerly Course along the Sound to the aforesaid William HUNNINGS Land thence a Westerly Course binding on the afsaid HUNNINGS Land and line to the Main Road thence a Northwardly course with the Main Road to the first Station Containing Fifty Seven acres...free and clear from the Lawful Claim or demands of any person or persons whatsoever excepting a widow Dower that the Late Wife of James WALL Decd perhaps mite Claim." /s/ Wm. CAFFEE, Amey (her x mark) CAFFEE, Thos. WHITEHALL. Witnesses: Thomas SANDERSON [wit. for Thos. WHITEHALL], Elijah HUNNINGS. Amey CAFFEE, feme covert, examined by Thomas SANDERSON, J. P., May 30, 1815. Acknowledged May Term 1815 "the hand wright of Thomas WHITEHALL was proved by the oath of Thomas SANDERSON" Registered June 27, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 155-156] April 28, 1813 - Archibald ETHERIDGE sold to Simeon SAWYER, for $95, 80 acres of land bounded by Laben THOMAS. Witnesses: William OWENS, Holloway [x] WALKER.  Registered: June 27, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg.194]  May 29, 1815.  Jonathan TAYLOR to Robert WHITE.  Both of Currituck. Five hundred dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Willoughby TAYLOR, Ann GRAY, Zachariah TAYLOR, Benjamin TYALOR. One hundred acres./s/ Jonathan TAYLOR Witnesses, John T. HAMPTON and Thomas WHITE. May Term 1815. Registered 7 Jul 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg.196]  May 29, 1815.  Jonathan TAYLOR to Robert WHITE.  Both of Currituck. Ten dollars. Land and marsh in Currituck being one half of land and marsh that James WHITE sold to Jonathan TAYLOR as an executor of the last will and testament of John MACKKONEY containing by estimation fifty acres. /s/ Jonathan TAYLOR. Witness, John T. HAMPTON, Thomas WHITE. May Term 1815. Registered 8 Jul 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg.198]  May 29, 1815.  Robert WHITE to Jonathan TAYLOR.  Both of Currituck. Five hundred dollars. Land lying on Churches Island by Thomas GRAY. Forty acres. /s/ Robert WHITE. Witnesses, Thomas WHITE John T. HAMPTON. May Term 1815. Registered 8 Jul 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg.  200-201]  Apr. 1, 1815. William CAFFEE to James WHITEHALL.  One hundred Dollars. Land Situate or Lying in Currituck County begining at Michael O NEALs South East Corner Running with his line a Westerly Course to the Ridge Road thence Southerly with the Road to the Land belonging to the heirs of Jacob LEITCHFIELD thence an Easterly Course with Said line to the Eastward End of it and thence Various Courses to the first Station containing forty acres more or less being the Land that I Bought of Said James WHITEHALL & Kesiah WHITEHALL his wife.  /s/ Wm. CAFFEE. Witnesses: Samuel SALYEAR, JUN., Caleb IVES. Proved by oath of Samuel SALYEAR May Term 1815. Registered July 5, 1816 [1815?]

[Deed Book 13; pg. 202]  Richard WALL of Richmond, Va. and heirs at law of James WALL, dec'd, to Jonathan LINDSEY.  North Banks land  beginning at the Sound at Isaac TILLETT, dec'd, line then east to Avery TILLETT line to corner and thence northerly binding Joshua GAMEWELL line to James BEST line then West to the Sound along Sound Southeast to the first station, it being the same land that James WALL bought of Thomas ALLEN and William BEST.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 204-205]  May 30, 1815. Richard WALL of Richmond Co., Va., Power of Attorney for the heirs of James WALL, dec'd., sold to Thomas SANDERSON, Esq. of Currituck Co., for $15, 150 acres of land on the North Banks bounded by or near Caffee Inlet and at W. DUNSTONs line then to the sea shore thence as far as shall include all the pieces or parcel of land that Samuel JARVIS the son of Col Thomas JARVIS, Dec'd., sold to James WALL . . . rights and pattens formerly held by aforesaid Col. Thomas JARVIS.  /s/ Richd. WALL.  Witnesses: Jonathan LINDSEY, Jasper PICKETT.  Registered: July 9, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 216-217]  Mar. 7, 1814 - Jasper PICKETT sold to Salley SANDERSON, for $900, land that Jasper PICKETT purchased of Thomas and Caleb SANDERSON that fell to them by the death of their brother Lemuel SANDERSON beginning at Daniel LINDSEY's line on west side of Grandy Island . . land of Kezia WHITEHALL to Grandy Island Creek . . Also Thomas SANDERSONs & Caleb SANDERSONs part of Grandy Island, containing 270 acres.  /s/ Jasper PICKETT.  Witness: Thomas POYNER.  Registered: July 17, 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 220-221]  Mar. 5, 1814 - Thomas DOWDY sold to James DOWDY, both of Currituck Co., for $300, a parcel of land in Currituck Co. containing 30 acres bounded by Thomas SANDERSON's land to John DOWDY's land to Sa___en (?) DOWDY land.  /s/ Thomas [x] DOWDY.  Witnesses: William WOOTEN, SR.& William WOOTEN, JR.  Registered: Oct. 18, 1815

[Deed Book 13; pg. 230] John WILKES to Polly TAYLOR. Three hundred fifty dollars. Two negroes one named Isabel aged about thirty-six years and the other named Hannah aged about eighteen months. 25 Jul 1815. /s/ John WILKES. Witness, Lamuel TAYLOR. August Term 1815. Registered 21 Oct 1815.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 239] August 29, 1815. Charles HENDLEY to Willougby WHITEWHITE of Currituck and HENDLEY of the State of Virginia. Seven hundred dollars. Land in Currituck bordering John BRABBEL JUN., Nathan ROBINSON. One hundred acres. /s/ Charles HENLEY, Executor. Witnesses: Jas. NICHOLSON, Josias NICHOLSON. August Term 1815. Registered, 23 Oct 1815. Does not state for whom Charles HENLEY was executor.

[Deed Book 13; pg. 246] Aug. 13, 1812.  Daniel LINDSEY to Benjamin TAYLOR.  Both of Currituck. Four hundred Forty(?) dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Giden (sic) GIBSON; Malachi MERCER, dec., Eighty four acres. /s/ Daniel LINDSAY. Witnesses, Thomas POYNER, Thomas HEATH. August Term 1815. Registered 24 Oct 1815.

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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