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[Deed Book 14; pg. 3] Nov. 24, 1815 - Hillary BELL & his wife Catherine Toler BELL of Currituck Co., sold to Vinson WHITE of Currituck Co., for $150.00, a tract of marsh land which was the real estate of the afsd Catherine Toler JASPER before her intermarriage with or to the afs Hillery BELL. Land in Currituck on Knots Island bounded by James ANSELY and William BESELY, William WICKER and Michael WATERFIELD, SR. containing ___ acres, 1/4 of all the marsh that is attached to . . belonging to the estate of Samuel JASPER who was the father of Catherine BELL now the wife of sd. Hilery BELL. /s/ Hillery BELL, Catherine To. BELL.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 9] Joseph SAWYER to Charles SAWYER. Nov. 11, 1815. Three hundred & twenty five Dollars. Begining at a Corner Gum Standing in the branch running a South Corse to the Creek thence up the Creek to Gut thence runing a North Corse down Benjamin BRICKHOUSE line thence East to a Corner holly thence to the first Station Containing of Sixty Acres more or less. /s/ Joseph SAWYEAR. Witness: M. BUNNELL. Acknowledged November Term 1815. Registered Dec. 29, 1815.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 10]
____1815 - James MELSON of Currituck Co. sold
to John THOMAS of Tyrel Co., for 25 silver dollars, tract of land
in Currituck Co situated on the North Banks being my part of a tract of land
that belonged to my father William MELSON deceased containing 50 acres.
/s/ James [x] MELSON. Witnesses: L.W. HALL, Sampson ETHERIDGE.
Registered: Dec. 29, 1815.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 19] Charles SAWYER to John CHERRY. Nov. 11, 1815. Three hundred and twenty five Dollars. Begining a Corner pine thence down a South East Course along Jeremiah SAWYERs line to a Holley then a Westerly Course along the back Swamp to Said Holley a Northerly Course to the Panther Branch Bridge Joining of Thomas LEE thence runing Easterly Course to the first Station Containing of fifty Acres more or Less. /s/ Charles SAWYER. Witnesses: Willoughby (x) WEST, Moses BUNNELL. Acknowledged Nov. Term 1815. Registered Dec. 30, 1815.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 25] Peter MORSE to Peter BARCO. 25 Mar 1814. Both of Currituck. Ninety dollars. Land In Currituck by the head of Mill Creek by FULFORD's Corner, line formerly Wm. GRIFFIN. Fifty five acres. /s/ Peter (x-his mark) MORSE. Witnesses, Gideon (?) WHITEHURST and Wm. WILSON Sen. February Term 1816. Registered 8 Apr 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 30] Maxey M. TAYLOR to Isaac CASEY. 27 Dec 1815. Both of Currituck. Two hundred dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Hollowell BEASLEY, Josiah TAYLOR (on three sides). Twenty five acres. /s/ Maxey M. TAYLOR. Witnessed, Hosea BALL, Levi POYNER. February Term 1816. Registered, 10 Apr 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pgs. 32-33] Dec. 26, 1815 - Charles GRIGGS sold to Thomas GRIGGS for 200 pounds, Land near Peter PARKERs and bounded as follows beginning at a gum tree James SPRYs corner tree from thence an Easterly course...to the sound...along said sound to a pine tree...westerly course...to the swamp...marked gum binding on the old patent from thence to the first station containing by estimation sixty acres. /s/ Charles GRIGGS; Witness: Thomas POYNER; Registered: Apr. 12, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pgs. 33-34] Jan. 17, 1816 - Charles GRIGGS sold to George GRIGGS for $300.00, Land beginning on North River Swamp at Thomas WHITE, SENR. thence northerly and Easterly...binding on said Thomas WHITE, SENR. land to the head line thence northerly...to a line made by said Charles GRIGGS thence westerly by the line made by the said Charles GRIGGS to the North River Swamp thence a southerly course binding on said swamp to the first station containing by estimation sixty acres. /s/ Charles GRIGGS; Witness: Thomas POYNER; Registered: Apr. 13, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 34] Zachariah BRAY and Polley his wife to William HUNNINGS. 19 Sep 1815. All of Currituck. One hundred dollars. Land where the said Zachariah BRAY and Polley BRAY now live, as was laid of an set forth (?) by a jury unto the said Polley BRAY as her dower of a tract of land formerly belonging to James HALL (WALL?) deceased, the said Polley BRAY's former husband..." /s/ Zach BRAY, Mary (x-her mark) BRAY. Witnessed, Maxey M. TAYLOR, Elijah HUNNINGS. February Term 1816. Registered 13 Apr 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pgs. 36-37] Aug. 28, 1815 - Sampson DOUGH & his wife Dorcas to Matthias DAVIS, for 600 silver dollars, one small tract of land in Currituck Co. on Powells Point being one half of tract of land that belonged to Mark DAVIS deceased and was divided by the court . . adjoining land of Matthias DAVIS, Afa ETHERIDGE. /s/ Sampson DOUGH, Dorcas [x] DOUGH; Witnesses: James MELSON, Henry HAMAN; Registered: Apr. 13, 1816
[Deed Book 14; pgs. 37-38] Thomas GRAY & wife Nancy GRAY to Thomas WHITEHALL. Feb. 24, 1816. "... for and in consideration of the Said Thomas WHITEHALL Conveying all his Right of a peice of Land containing Fifty Seven & one third acres to William HUNINGS which Land is a part of the Land Laid of by the Commissioners that divided the Real Estate of Alexander WHITEHALL decd unto the Said Thomas WHITEHALL we the Said Thomas GRAY & Nancy his wife hat Bargained and Sold & by these present doth Bargain Sell Convey & Confirm unto the said Thomas WHITEHALL his heirs & assigns forever all Our Right and title to the Land Laid of by the Commissioners that Divided the Real Estate of Alexander WHITEHALL decd unto Robert WHITEHALL decd. containing Fifty Seven acres and one third acres of Land be the Same more or less..." /s/ Thomas GRAY, Nancy GRAY. Witnesses: Tho. POYNER, Wm. CAFFEE. Nancy GRAY, feme covert, examined by Thos. POYNER at Feb. Term 1816. Acknowledged Feb. Term 1816. Registered April 13, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pgs. 38-39] Thomas WHITEHALL to William HUNNINGS. Feb. 24, 1816. Three hundred & Twenty five Dollars. Land Situated in the State and County aforesaid and bounded as follows Begining on the East Side of the Main Road at the South West corner of the plantation that William HUNNINGS now Lives on thence a Southerly Course binding on the Main Road to the Land of Caleb CHAPLIN and Polley CHAPLIN his wife thence an Easterly Course binding on Land Said CHAPLINs Land to the Sound or dues Quarter Creek thence Northerly Course binding on the water to the Said William HUNNINGS Land thence a Westerly Course binding on Said William HUNNINGS Land to the first Station Containing Fifty Seven Acres and one third... /s/ T. WHITEHALL. Witnesses: Thomas POYNER, Wm. CAFFEE. Proved by oath of Thomas POYNER Feb. Term 1816. Registered April 14, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 39] Nathan WALKER to Simon JINKINS. Both of Currituck. 6 Feb 1816. Thirty seven dollars. Bank and marsh land joining John MAKORNEY line. Thomas TAYLOR's line. Thirty seven and a half acres. /s/ Nathan WALKER. Witness Caleb TOLER. February Term 1816. Registered: Apr. 14, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pgs. 42-43] Jan. 25, 1816 - William AUSTIN made a deed of gift to his son Thomas AUSTIN, "do give by virtue of this instrument of writing all of my lands and tenements . ." /s/ William [x] AUSTIN. Registered: Apr. 14, 1816.
Camden Co., NC Deed Book P; pg. 58 - Feb. 5, 1816 - We Archibald & Nancy Sawyer of Camden County for the sum of $1300 paid to us by James White Sen. of Currituck County for a piece of land in Currituck being 100 acres. Beginning on East side of Churches Island at the middle of the Long Marsh at Thomas Grays line thence SW with his line across the high land thence through the marsh to the water side with water & marsh N. to Woolf House pint E. various courses with marsh & water to James White's line, E. through marsh to edge of high ground to the Sound side to the first. Witness Demsey Grandy, Ivah Sawyer; Registered June 10, 1816
[Deed Book 14; pg. 56] John and Sarah BAXTER to Reuben TAYLOR. 23 Apr 1816. All of Currituck. Thirteen dollars. Land in Currituck and Coinjock Bounded by Reubin TAYLOR, Thomas (?) DAVIS(?) line. Two and a half acres. /s/ John BAXTER, Sarah (x-her mark) BAXTER. Witnessed, Demsey FORBES, Jeremiah MERCER. Sarah BAXTER was privately examined in open court by Andrew DUKE J.P. May Term 1816. Registered 9 Jul 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 58] Maximillion TAYLOR to Willoughby TAYLOR. 24 Dec 1811. Both of Currituck. One hundred ten dollars. Land "in Currituck County being the said land that my father will lying on the west side of the main road joining Joseph SIMMONS". and also bounded by Jonathan TAYLOR. Twenty fie acres. Witnesses Barbary TAYLOR July (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Ack. Maxey (?) TAYLOR. May Term 1816. Registered 10 Jul 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 59] Wealthy SAWYER to William CAFFEE. May 28, 1806 [sic]. Wealthy SAWYER of the State of North Carolina and County of Camden; William CAFFEE of Currituck. Two hundred & fifty Dollars. That Tract or parcel of Land Situate in Currituck County near the Narrows that was given to me by my deceased Father George CAFFEE being the one half of the Tract of Land that George CAFFEE decd purchased of Thomas BARNARD and wife Elizabeth BARNARD to George CAFFEE decd dated October the Second day one thousand Seven hundred and ninety five for one hundred and thirty four acres of Land more or less... /s/ Wealthy SAWYER. Witnesses: Thomas POYNER, M. SIMMONS. Acknowledged May Term 1816. Registered July 10, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 64] This Indenture made and done the 13th day of February in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen by and between SAMPSON ETHERIDGE of the one part and JOHN MERRELL of the other part to witnesseth I the said SAMPSON ETHERIDGE for and in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred and Eighty Eight Dollars to me in hand paid by the said JOHN MURRELL the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained and sold and by virtue of these presents as fully clearly and absolutely bargain sell make over and convey to the said JOHN MERREL and his heirs forever a certain piece or parcel of land lying and being situated on Powells Point in the County of Currituck beginning at a Cypress tree standing near Albemarle Sound thence turning Northerlerly binding on Wm. FORBES land to William McCOYs land te said Albemarle Sound thence by various courses of the said sound to the first boundery containing Fifty Two acres more or less with all the appurtenanes thereunto belonging To have and to hold the aforesaid bargained and sold land and premises together with every appurtenances unto the only and sole use and benefit of him the said JOHN MURRILL and his heirs forever and I the said SAMPSON ETHERIDGE do further covenant premises and agree to and with the said JOHN MURRELL and his heirs and assigns the aforesaid bargained and sold land and ????? to warrant and forever 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 within. /s/ SAMSON ETHERIDGE
[Deed Book 14; pg. 74] May 7, 1816 - Deed of gift from Salley BALLENTINE to her 5 daughters, to wit: Patsey BALLENTINE, Salley BALLENTINE, Melissa BALLENTINE Livinia BALLENTINE and Lovey BALLENTINE, furniture, money & negro property to be equally divided among five daughters when they come of lawful age or marry. /s/ SALLEY BALLENTINE. Registered: July 14, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 75] June 8, 1813 - Deed of gift from Mary MARCHANT to her 3 children, to wit, Polley, Gideon C. and Johnson MARCHANT . . all my stock, and all my right claim and interest that I now have or may hereafter have to any part of the Estate of Gideon MARCHANT deceased reserving to myself the use of one Horse and Chair . . one negro woman by the name of Lettice until my daughter Polley shall marry also negro man in case I should be left a widow a second time during my life. /s/ Mary MARCHANT. Registered: July 15, 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 85] This deed made and done this May the 7 day in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen by and between JOHN MURREL of the County afsd. Of the one parte and JULIA HARRISON of the said County of the other part witnesseth that I the aforesaid JOHN MURREL for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty dollars to me paid by the afsd. JULIA HARRISON before the insealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof he doth herby acknowledge have bargined sold unto the said JULIA HARRISON and her heirs forever a parcel or tract of land lying on Powells Point in the County aforesaid bounded as follows viz. beginning at a hickery on said MURRILS line then running a northerly course into JULIA HARRISON field to a small red oak then cornering and running a S.West course to a stake then on West course to the first boundery containing one acre more or less with every improvement belonging to the same to have and to hold the aforesaid sold land and premices with ever appertinances to the same belonging to the use and benefit of her the said JULIA HARRISON and her heirs forever and I the sd. JOHN MURREL for my self my heirs or assigns do further agree to warrant and defend the said land from me and my heirs or any person holding any right or titile from me by virtue of any sale for the said land or premices unto the said JULIA HARRISON her heirs forever in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and date above written. /s/ JOHN [x] MURREL Note: John Murrell’s will was probated in August 1816
[Deed Book 14; pg. 91] John STEPHENS to William THOMPSON. One hundred eighty seven dollars and fifty cents. Both of Currituck. One half of a certain negro man by the name of Dennis. 3 Mar 1816. /s/ John (x-his mark) STEPHENS. Witness, Benjamin TAYLOR, Benjamin PEARSON. August Term 1816. Proved by the oath of Benjamin TAYLOR, SEN. in open court. Registered 14 Dec 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 98] John BALLANCE and Ann, his wife to Lemuel TAYLOR. All of Currituck. 29 Aug 1816. Thirteen hundred dollars. Land and swamp by John BRABLE on the north, Isaac ROBERTs on the west, Evan MILLER's juniper swamp patent line and Dory DOZIER on the south , and on the east by Armistead SOLES. One hundred fifty acres, being the same more or less it being the land that was given to me by my father Caleb BALLANCE by will and fifty acres which I purchased from Joseph NICHOLSON and eight acres I purchased from William BALLANCE. /s/ John (x-his mark) BALLANCE, Anna (x-her mark) BALLANCE. Witnessed, Caleb ETHERIDGE, Spence TAYLOR. November Term 1816. Registered 26(?) May 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 99] Anna MILLER quit claim to Lemuel TAYLOR. 29 Aug 1816. Anna MILLER for the consideration of ten dollars or each and every year during my natural life paid by John BALLANCE have bargained and rents the same Lemuel TAYLOR all my write [sic] and title of my former husband Caleb BALLANCE land to him and his heirs forever. /s/ Anna (x-her mark) MILLER. Witness, Caleb ETHERIDGE. November Term 1816. Registered 27(?) May 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 99] Josias NICHOLSON to James NICHOLSON. 27 Nov 1816. Named as James NICHOLSON JR. One thousand dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Currituck Sound, Nathan ROBERTSON's corner, Armistead SOALS line. Eighty one acres. /s/ Josias NICHOLSON. Witnessed, Dory DOZIER. November Term 1816. Registered 27 (?) May 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 100] Thomas HERVEY to James DOXEY. 10 Sep 1816. Both of Currituck. Two hundred twenty dollars. Land in Currituck adjoining the land whereon the said James DOXEY now lives and bounded by John BELL, George ROWLING, Francis SNOWDEN, James (?) HUGHES. Twenty one acres. /s/ Thomas HERVEY. Witnessed, W. SIMMONS, James (x-his mark) HUGHS. November Term 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 103] Maxey TAYLOR to Samuel SALYEAR. 24 Nov 1816. Both of Currituck. Twenty five dollars. Land in Currituck near the head of the bay road being one undivided fifth part of all the swamp land given to me by my father Jonathan TAYLOR in his last will and testament. /s/ Maxey TAYLOR. Witnessed, Samuel SALYEAR, JUN. November Term 1816. 28 Dec(?) 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 103] Lamb TAYLOR to Dolly SKINNER. 22 Jul 1810. Lamb TAYLOR of Currituck and Dolly SKINNER of Edenton, Chowan County. Fifty dollars. Land bounded by William WOODHOUSE, Thomas TAYLOR, Nathan ONEAL. Twenty five acres. Witnessed, Samuel SALYEAR, JUNIOR and SEN. /s/ Lamb TAYLOR. November Term 1816. Registered 28 Dec 1816. Transaction between the same parties follows , for fifty acres.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 105] Willoughby TAYLOR to Benjamin TAYLOR. Both of Currituck. 13 Nov 1816. One hundred and twenty five dollars. Land in Currituck by Joseph SIMMONS, and ROBERTS (?) line. Twenty five acres. /s/ Willoughby (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses, Thomas BALL, Enock BALL. November Term 1816. Registered 22 Dec 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 108] Josias NICHOLSON to James NICHOLSON, JUN. One hundred dollars. Josias of Currituck. One hundred dollars. One feather bed and furniture. One desk (?) and book case. /s/ Josias NICHOLSON. Witnessed George AGEL, Herbert (?), Dory DOZIER. November Term 1816. Registered 30 Dec 1816.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 109] Nov. 16, 1816 - Esther BROWN for good cause . . do lend unto Vinson WHITE and Betsy WHITE his wife one negro woman Coled by the name of Penny there life time and after there life time I do give and assign . . the same negro woman Penelope to Nancy WHITE the daughter of Vinson WHITE & Betsey WHITE and I do give all the _____ of the negro woman penny to be Equally divided between Vinson WHITE & Betsy WHITEs four children which is William WHITE, Vinson WHITE, Nancy WHITE, Luke WHITE this gift I make to them free and clear. /s/ Esther Brown. Witness: Joshua LAMOUNT. Registered: Dec. 30, 1816
[Deed Book 14; pg. 112] Isaac BAXTER, Sheriff to Samuel FEREBEE. ? Nov 1815. Both of Currituck. At court the first Monday of September 1816. Land of the estate of Jeremiah MERCER SEN(?) deceased in the hands of Mitchel SIMMONS, the executor. Three hundred and five pounds and nine pence. /s/ James BAXTER. Witnessed James COWELL, John LAMB. February Term 1817. Registered 20 Mar 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 115] Solomon JARVIS to Samuel WHITEHURST. 1 Sep 1814. Mitahel SIMMONS executor of the last will and testament of Solomon JARVIS. Forty one dollars and thirty cents. Land bought of Hayman BELL by Samuel WHITEHURST, Joshua HALSTEAD (?), Josiah BELL. Eight acres. /s/ M. SIMMONS, Witness, Hillary SIMMONS. February Term 1817. Registered 30 Mar 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 121] Bartholomew THOMPSON to Levin DUNTON. 24 Feb 1815(?). One hundred fifty six dollars and twenty five cents. Land in Currituck by Dory DOZIER, John BALLANCE, Evan MILLER, Robert THOMPSON (was his line) . Thirty seven acres. /s/ Bartholomew THOMPSON. Witnessed, Hezekiah (x-his mark) WALKER. February Term 1817. Registered 18 Apr 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 121] Thomas POYNER to Thomas ROBERTS. 25 Feb 1816(?). Both of Currituck. Thirty six dollars. Land in Cowinjock by Francis Kemp (?), James POYNER. Four acres. /s/ Thomas POYNER. Witnesses, Dory DAUGE, Thomas MILLER. February Term 1817. Regisitered 20 Apr 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 129] Thomas SIMMONS to Thomas WHITEHALL. Jan. 7, 1817. Two thousand Seven hundred dollars. Begining on Albermarl Sound at the Land of Jonathan LINDSEY Esquire then Runing an Easterly cours binding Said Jonathen LINDSEYs Land to the Main Road thence a northerly cours a long the Main Road to Jonathen LINDSEYs line that Runs Easterly from the Main Road thence an Easterly Course binding the Land of Jonathan LINDSEYs by aline of marked trees to JARVES Land then a Southerly Cours binding JARVES Land to the Land that Edmund GRAY now lives on to the land of Jonathen LINDSEY Esquire thence a Westerly course cours binding Jonathan LINDSEYs Land to the Sound thence a Northerly cours binding Said Sound to the begining containing by estimation two hundred & Eighty acres. /s/ Thomas SIMMONS. Witnesses: Thos. POYNER, Elijah HUNINGS. Proved by oath of Thos. POYNER Feb. Term 1817. Registered May 4, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 130] Thomas WHITEHALL to William HUNNINGS. Feb. 1, 1817. One thousand Six hundred and fifty dollars. Land Situate in the State and County Aforsaid and begining on Arlbermarl Sound at the Land of Jonathan LINDSEYs Esqur thence Runing an Easterly cours binding Said Jonathan LINDSEYs land to the Main Road then a Northerly cours along the Main Road to Jonathin LINDSEYs line that runs Easterly from the Main Road thence an Easterly cours binding the Land of Jonathen LINDSEYs by a line of marked trees to JARVES land thence a Southerly course binding JARVES land to a line made that divides the tract of Land formerly Thomas SIMMONS in to two parts thence westwardly by Said line of marked trees binding Said Thomas WHITWHALL land to the Sound thence a northerly cours binding Said Sound to the begining containing by Estimation one hundred and forty Eight acres of Land be the same more or less to Gether with an Equal previleag with Said Thomas WHITEHALL in the Swamp or marsh. /s/ Thomas WHITEHALL. Witness: Thomas POYNER. Proved by oath of Thomas POYNER Feb. Term 1817. Registered May 4, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 137] Willoughby MORRIS to Thomas BAXTER. 24 Mar 1817. Four dollars. Land in Currituck by Thomas GRAY, MCHORNEY's line. Twenty five acres. Land formerly belonging to my grandfather Willoughby MORRIS. /s/ Willoughby MORRIS. Witnessed, Alexander (x-his mark) THOMPSON. May Term 1817. Registered 2 Aug 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 139] Mary THOMPSON to David JONES. 4 Oct 1816. Both of Currituck. Fifty dollars. Land in Currituck on Currituck shore and adjoining the land of Doctor David JONES, which he holds in right of his wife on the north; Thomas MERCERs orphans on the south; Thomas HARVEY on the west, it being the land formerly belonged to Evan THOMPSON. /s/ Mary THOMPSON. Witness, Thos S. (?) WILLIAMS, Caroline MARCHANT. May Term 1817. Registered 2 Aug 1817.
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[Deed Book 14; pg. 180] James MELSON to James CHAPLAIN. 10 Mar 1817. Both of Currituck. One hundred dollars. Land in Currituck near Powels Point by James CHAPLAIN. Eight and a half acres. /s/ James MELSON. Witnesses, Jesse TAYLOR, Margaret (x-her mark) MORRISET May Term 1817. Registered 12 Dec(?) 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 180] Feb. 1, 1817 - Laurance COWEL and Betsey COWELL of Terril County sold to Caleb FORBS of Currituck Co., for $350.00, for a piece of ground situated on Powells Point. Beginning at a corner tree at John GARRETs line running Eastward course along James BORDAUX line to the corner of Polley FORBES line thence running a Southwardly course binding on Polley FORBES line to Albermarle Sound binding the land to John GARRETT line and running the sd. John GARRETT line to the first station containing 50 acres. /s/ Larance [x] COWELL, Betsey COWELL. Witnesses: Samson ETHERIDGE, Thos. McHORNEY. Betsey COWELL examined on May 27, 1817. Registered: Aug. 12, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 181] Lamuel TAYLOR to Daniel LINDSAY. 29 Feb 1816. Both of Currituck. Six hundred dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Jesse BARNARD. Swamp land. Eighty four acres. /s/ Lemuel TAYLOR. witness, T.(?) SANDERSON. May Term 1817. Registered Aug. 12, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 181] Jan. 24, 1817 - Richard JARVIS sold to Daniel LINDSEY both of Currituck, for $125.00, a certain parcel of land in Currituck bounded as follows: beginning at a black gum Jesse PERRYs corner various chain measurements to a bay tree in Samuel BARNARDs line thence binding on Saml. BARNARDs line to Samuel SALYEAR Esq. line thence binding on Saml. SALYEARs line to first station containing 125 acres. /s/ Richard JARVIS. Witnesses: Daniel B. LINDSEY, A. MATTSON?. Registered: Aug. 12, 1817/
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[Deed Book 14; pg. 195]
Joshua BAXTER bill of Sale to Willo D BARNARD. April 23, 1817.
Negrow man by the name of Gabe. Five hundred dollars. /s/ Joshua
BAXTER. Witness: James (his x mark) HUGHS. Acknowledged May Term
1817. Registered Aug. 25, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 195] Jessa COFFEE Bill of Sale to Hileray WHITE. Jan. 2, 1817. Four hundred and fifty dollars. One negrow woman by the name of Rachel and one Girl by the name of Judy and there inereas. /s/ Jessa COFFEE. Witnesses: Henery WHITE, David JEMISON. Proved by oath of David JEMISON at May Term 1817. Registered Aug. 25, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 196] Zaceriah TAYLOR to Robert POYNER. four hundred silver dollars. Both of currituck. One negro man named James. /s/ Zachariah (x-his mark) TAYLOR, Witness, Hosea BALL. May Term 1817. Registered 25(?) Aug 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 201] Benjamin TAYLOR to Lemuel TAYLOR. 24 Jun 1815. Both of Currituck. Six hundred dollars. Land in Currituck by Gideon GIPSON. Eighty four acres. /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnessed, Samuel SALYEAR, Thos SANDERSON. August Term 1817. Registered 4 Aug(?) 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 212] Isaac BAXTER, Sheriff, to James COWELL. February 1817. Court, the last Monday in November 1816. Twenty five pounds, sixteen shillings and seven pence. James COWELL bids five dollars and one cent. Land by Samuel WITHROW; HALSTEAD's line. /s/ Isaac BAXTER, Sheriff. Witnesses Lemuel FEREBEE, Thos. SANDERSON November Term 1817. Registered 20 Dec 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 214] James CHAPLIN JUN. and wife Agnes to Michel WHITSON. 2 Oct 1817. CHAPLINs of Curituck. Five hundred dollars. Land by SANDERSONs line; by land formerly belonging to Malachi MERCER, dec One hundred fifty acres of swamp and high land. Set apart for Agnes TAYLOR one of the heirs of Benjamin TAYLOR. /s/ James CHAPLAIN Agnes (x-her mark) CHAPLAIN. Witnesses, Jesse TAYLOR, Thomas WHITE, JUNIOR (?) Solomon CHAPLIN, Appears that Agnes was examined at court. November Term 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 215] James POYNER to Dory DUGE. One negroe man by the name of Lamb aged fifty one years. One hundred pounds. /s/ James POYNER. Witnesses Demcy DOUGLAS and William COWELL. May Term 1816. Registered 20 Aug, unclear year.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 240] Maxey TAYLOR SEN. and Sally his wife to Thomas SANDERSON. All of Currituck. Seven hundred dollars. Land in Currituck by Jesse BARNARD, Thomas SANDERSON, Thomas LAND, Maxey TAYLOR; by swamp land, patents by Benjamin TAYLOR SEN?; Samuel BARNARD. Seventy five acres. One other piece of land by Thomas SANDERSON, Daniel LINDSAY, Maxey TAYLOR. Twenty two acres. Lands laid and sett apart in the division of the lands of Benjamin TAYLOR dec. daughter Sally TAYLOR. /s/ Maxey TAYLOR, Sally (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Witnessed Malachi FORBES, Salley (x-her mark) PERRY. November Term 1817. Registered 1 Jan 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 250] Maxey Coy TAYLOR and wife Juley TAYLOR to Daniel LINDSAY SEN. All of Currituck. Seven hundred fifty dollars. Land in Currituck by LINDSAY's line; Thomas SANDERSON, land he purchased of Mallaxey TAYLOR. Mentioned division between the heirs of Benjamin TAYLOR deceased. Sixty acres. July TAYLOR right of her and father. /s/ Maxey Coy TAYLOR, Juley (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Witness, Aaron MALSON, Daniel B. LINDSEY, Joseph SIMMONS. The examination of Juley TAYLOR was taken separate and apart from her husband Maxey M. TAYLOR. 25 Nov 1817. Registered 1(?) Jan 1818. November Term 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 271] Maxey C. TAYLOR to Thomas SANDERSON. One hundred twelve dollars. One negro woman named Chaney about fifty ? years. /s/ Maxey C. TAYLOR. Witness, Salley (x-her mark) PERRY. 3 Oct 1817. November Term 1817. Registered 20 Jan 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 276] Dec. 15, 1817 - Mary POYNERof Currituck Co., NC for natural love and affection which I have and do bare for and towards my two daughters Julia PHILLIPS wife of Samuel PHILLIPS and Barbary SALYER wife of Samuel SALYER . . do give and devise unto the said Julia and Barbary . . . land in Moyock formerly Henry BALLENTINE, SENR., dec'd., to which I am intittled to yearly from Davey BALLENTINE, SENR., of thirty dollars current money for the said rent of my dower right in Said land for the rent of my dower wright in said Land and situation to be part ordered (?) between my two daughters Equally. Witness: Thos. Baxter; Proved: Feb. Term 1818. Registered: April 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 276] Malachi JONES to James WHITEHURST. Bill of sale. Four hundred and six dollars. One negro man by the name of Moses. 8 Jun 1815. February Term 1818. Registered, 2 Sep 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 292] Caleb IVES to Sandford DOXEY. Both of Currituck. 20 Feb 1818. Five dollars. Marsh land known by the name of Brant marsh. Containing eighty and two thirds acres. Being part of a patent to Caleb IVES for two hundred and forty two acres bearing date of 29 Nov 1817(?). /s/ Caleb IVES. Witness Thomas MORSE, Isaac BAXTER. February Term 1818. Registered 12 Apr 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 294] Thomas WALSTON and his wife Director to Demcy DOUGLAS. 16 Feb 1818. Both of Currituck. Thirty dollars. Land part of the plantation of said Demcy DOUGLAS; Right of dower from Daniel DUNTON, deceased; the land adjoining Caleb TATUM. /s/ Thomas (x-his mark) WALSTON (WATSON?), Director (x-her mark) WALSTON. Witnesses, Betsey SIMMONS, George (x-his mark) TAYLOR. February Term 1818. Registered 12 Apr 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 295-296] Oct. 27, 1817 - Wallis Wending Wallentin NICHOLSON to Josiah NICHOLSON. 15 acres of Land in Currituck County by Courtney NICHOLSON's line for $125.00. /s/ W.W.W. NICHOLSON. Witnesses: James NICHOLSON, SEN., James NICHOLSON, JUN. February Term 1818. Registered 12 Apr 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 296] George TAYLOR to Holowell FISHER. land of ten acres being at John FISHERs line. One hundred dollars. /s/ George (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnessed William (x-his mark) KINSEY and James NICHOLSON. February Term 1818 proved in open court on oath of James NICHOLSON. Registered 20 Apr 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 297] Thomas TAYLOR to Wilson SANDERLING. TAYLOR of Currituck, SANDERLIN of Camden. Fifteen dollars. Land in Currituck. Sixty two acres. Witnin the southern part of a patent granted to Adam POYNER bounded by Edward TAYLOR. /s/ Thomas (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnessed, Enoch BALL, Trimagune (sic) TAYLOR. February Term 1818. Registered 20 Apr 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 298] John DOXEY to Sandford DOXEY. 20 Feb 1818. Both of Currituck. Five dollars. Land beginning on the south side of Currituck inlett commonly called by the name of Sassafras Marshes. Fifty acres being half of the hundred acres sold to John DOXEY SEN. and Demsey DOXEY. /s/ John DOXEY. Witnessed, Thomas MORSE, I. BAXTER. February Term 1818. Registered Apr. 20, 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 298] Nov. 22, 1815 - Holloway TATUM sold to Caleb ETHERIDGE, both of Currituck Co., for $10, land adjoining Evan MILLER's pattent, Jeremiah LAND and John DOXEY, it being the swamp land that my Father William TATUM bought of John DOXEY and gave to me, containing 50 acres more or less. Witnesses: J. CHITTUM, J. PERKINS. Registered April 20, 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 303] James BUNNEL to William BRAY, Jun. 28 Jan 1818. One hundred eighty dollars. No location for each mentioned. Land in Currituck County near the main road and adjoining land of said BRAY and BUNNELL; William MATHIAS; heirs of Zachariah MORSE; James BRAY; FLETCHER(?) line. Thirteen and one fourth acres. /s/ James BUNNELL. Witnesses, William MATHIAS, Thorn DOXEY. February Term 1818. Registered 26 Apr 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 306] James POWERS to William MATTHIAS. 28 Feb 1818. Both of Currituck. Fifty dollars. Land in Currituck by Parker SWENDLEY(?) old patent; Caleb ETHERIDGE; HAYMAN's old patent. Ninety nine acres and twenty poles. /s/ James (x-his mark) POWERS. Wintessed, Josiah JOLLIFF and Wm. DOXEY. February Term 1818. Registered 26 Apr 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 316] Feb. 5, 1817 - Deed of Gift from Caleb TOLER, SENR. to Nancy LUARK...to my true and lawful daughter Nancy LEWARK for her good behavior and prudence to me a certain parcel or tract of land situated on the North Banks on Kity Hawk bay begining at a . . . northerly course with the shore to Mary TOLERs line to a pine tree at the marsh . . to contain 60 acres. /s/ Caleb TOLER. Witnesses: Thomas TILLETT, William ETHERIDGE. Registered: Nov. 3, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 316-317] Feb. 6, 1817 - I Caleb TOLER, SENR do give and bequeath unto my true and lawfull son Matthias TOLER, SENR. for his good behavior and prudence to me a certain parsel and tract of land situated on the North Banks begining at a point of Marsh on the west side of a gut called BEACHAMs gut near a place called the Shipyard binding my line with the heirs of Stephen BEASLEYs line at the bay shore thence various runing with my line and said BEASLEY a northly and westerly course to Jacob GALLOPs line, containing 200 acres. /s/ Caleb TOLER. Witnesses: Thomas TILLETT, William ETHERIDGE. Registered: Nov. 3, 1817.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 317] Feb. 6, 1817 - I Caleb TOLER, SENR. do give and bequeath unto my true and lawful daughter Mary TOLER for her good behavior and prudence to me a certain tract or parcel of land situated on the North Banks begining at the head of Kityhawk bay . . . then running Northeast to the edge of the Sea then Northerly the Sea Shore to Matthias TOLERs my sons line then South west with Said TOLERs Line to the middle of the marsh then Southerly and easterly to the first station the same to contain 55 acres. /s/ Caleb TOLER. Witnesses: Thomas TILLETT, William ETHERIDGE. Registered: Nov. 3, 1817.
Deed Book 14; pg. 318] Feb. 6, 1817 - I Caleb TOLER, SENR. do give and bequeath unto my true and lawful daughter Lydia TOLER for her good behavior and prudence to me the tract of land whereon I now live houses and Orchards lands and tenements begining at a hickory tree on the bay Shore Nancy LEWARKs line thence running North East to the Sea Shore then Southerly along the Sea Shore to my Southard line binding on Jesse PADRICKs line South west to the bay shore to a pine tree at a large hill called the Cove Hill, containing 65 acres. /s/ Caleb TOLER. No witnesses. Registered: Nov. 3, 1817.
Deed Book 14; pg. 319-320] Feb. 3, 1817 - Frederick MUNDAY and others to Wm. HALL. Whereas Gideon MARCHANT of the County of Currituck, state of North Carolina departed his Life Intestate whereby a portion of his estate Real and personal went to his daughter Mary . . said Mary Intermarried with Frederick MUNDAY of the City of New Brunswick in the state of New Jersey . . . appoint Wm. HOLT of Princess Ann Co., VA to be our attorney. /s/ Frederick MUNDAY, Mary MUNDAY. Registered: Nov. 4, 1817.
Deed Book 14; pg. 322] May 23, 1818 - I Josiah PERRY for the natural love and affection which I have toward my son Frederick PERRY have this 23 of May 1818 granted land situated and lying on the north banks in Currituck county begining on dancing ridge pond . . eastwardly along a line of marked pines to Richard LANDs pattent line on the west side of Kittyhawk ridge then southwardly along LANDs pattent to Joshua GAMEWELLs pattent . . then westwardly along GAMEWELLs pattent to aforesaid dancing ridge pond. /s/ Josiah PERRY. Witnesses: Joshua GARD, Willis GALLOP. Registered: July 5, 1818.
Deed Book 14; pg. 326] Feb. 23, 1818 - William ETHERIDGE sold to Joshua GARD, both of Currituck County, for $80, land in Currituck Co. on North Banks running down Thomas JONES line to Collington Creek containing 50 acres, it being the same conveyed to said ETHERIDGE by Thomas BEST bearing date the 12 day of May 1808. /s/ William ETHERIDGE. Witness: Burkett GARD. Registered: July 8, 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 327] James NICHOLSON to Leven DUNTON. Land in Currituck near Cowinjock Bridge and bounded by Benjamin COXes heirs; Josiah NICHOLSON heirs; Josiah NICHOLSON, JUN. line; Fifteen acres. Two hundred dollars. "This deed is to corporat(sic) & (?) substaniate a bill of sale for land the same James NICHOLSON give to Leven DUNTON the 24th of February 1807 which land the said James NICHOLSON was a heir to by the death of his father and it being not divided the same James NICHOLSON did not know the lasts(?) and bounds at that time the said DUNTON gave me the money for my little of heirs ship of the said Josiah NICHOLSON land bu? since in 1817 the commissioners hath been appointed by Courte and the land of the said NICHOLSON divided and James NICHOLSON his parte of an heirs drawn for and this deed cooperated with the last (?) and bounderies of the said land which James NICHOLSON sold unto Leven DUNTON to him and his heirs on the 24 of February 1807 ..." 22 Jan 1818. May Term 1818. /s/ James NICHOLSON Witnessed, Alexa. BEVLY and Will. BRUMSEY. Registered 8 Jul 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 328-329] Joseph GRAY sold to Thomas DOWDY SENR, both of Currituck Co., for eight? dollars, land in Currituck Co. on the banks, a place known by the name of Beasley Bay situated as follows begining at the Sound Side or bay side binding on the land my father Joseph GRAY SENR. sold off the same tract to Thomas WHITE SENR. running an Easterly course with the said WHITE land to the Sea Side then a Southwardly course, containing 150 acres of land and marsh, being the land and marsh formerly John WOODHOUSE, dec'd, which was gave to me by my mother Polly GRAY dec'd, the daughter of Colonel John WOODHOUSE, together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging. /s/ Joseph GRAY. Witnesses: James JARRARD, Patsy [x] JARRARD. Registered: July 8, 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 330] John and Solomon CHAPLIN to Thomas WHITE, JUN. 3 Dec 1817(?) CHAPLAINs of Currituck. Twelve hundred dollars. Land on Powels Point by Matthias TOLER; John EVENS; James CHAPLAIN; James MELSON; Solomon CHAPLIN. One hundred nineteen acres. /s/ John CHAPLIN Solomon CHAPLIN Witnessed: D. LINDSEY, Jesse TAYLOR. May Term 1818. Registered , 8(?) Jul 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 344] Isaac BAXTER, Sheriff to Thomas BRUMSEY 20 Mar 1818. Both of Currituck. Three hundred eighteen pounds, fourteen shillings and six pence. Something happened with the lands in question November 1817. Land and tenements of Isaac ROBERTS. Said Isaac ROBERTS is liable. Land in the Currituck Court house district bounded by Leml. TAYLOR; seventy four and a quarter acres appears by the map(?) of Enock BALL, C.(?) surveyor annexed to the plott. Together with a piece of swamp land that the said Isaac ROBERTS purchased of James ETHERIDGE adjoined the above bounded high land. BRUMSEY paid six dollars and fifty one cents per acres. Five hundred and thirty two dollars. /s/ I. BAXTER, Sheriff. Witnessed C. ETHERIDGE, F. BAXTER. May Term 1818. Registered 2 Aug 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 346] Hannah TWIFORD to Caleb MILLER. Both of Currituck. 17 Sep 1816(?) One hundred twenty five dollars. Land in Currituck by Josiah NICHOLSON, James NICHOLSON, Dory DAUGE new patent; 23 acres. /s/ Hannah (x-her mark) TWIFORD. Witnessed, David WILLIAMSON, Richard SANDERLIN(?). May Term 1818. Registered 4 Aug 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 354] Tully and Lydia WHITEHURS (WHITEHOUS?) to Seth HALSTEAD. 2 Sep 1818. All of Currituck. Fourteen dollars. Swampland that Jolliff HALSTED bought from Jesse SIMMONS bounded by Thomas BAXTER, Francis MORSE. 20 acres. /s/ Tully WHITEHURS Lydia (x-her mark) WHITEHURS (in text says WHITEHURST in one place). Witnessed, S. (?T?) THOMPSON and J.W. HUGHES. August Term 1818. Registered 6 Oct 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 355] This indenture made this 29 day of March in the year of our Lord 1818 between Thomas BRUMSEY of the one part and Caleb ETHERIDGE of the other part both of the County of Currituck and State of N. Carolina. Sum of Three Hundred and Seventy One dollars and Fifty Cents paid by Caleb ETHERIDGE. Land bought at a Sheriff sale property of Isaac ROBERTS containing 37 acres more or less, bounded on the Northeast by Moses CAPPS line, then to DOXEY line. Second parcel of swamp land sold to Caleb ETHERIDGE containing twenty five acres on the South side of Fifty acres that James ETHERIDGE JUNIOR purchased of Josiah NICHOLSON adjoining the Juniper Swamp, this land being purchased at Sheriff sale. Witness: M. SIMMONS. Registered 6 day October 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 355-356] This indenture made this 20 day of January in the year 1818 between John HOLLEY of the one part of the State of N.Carolina and County of Currituck and Malechi JONES of the same. A certain parcel of land laying and being in the aforesaid County and situated on Knots Island for the sum of Two Hundred Dollars. Beginning at the main road and corner of Andrew CAPPS, running a Westwardly course to a corner dividing said land and land of said Andrew CAPPS and the land of James LEADLOCK thence running a Southwardly course to the main road thence an Eastwardly and Northwardly course the course of the main road to the first station containing Fifty Acres more or less. Witness: John B. JONES, John LITCHFIELD. Registered: October the 6 day 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 356] This indenture made this 24 day of September in the year of our Lord 1817 between William PURDIE of the County of Currituck and State of N Carolina of the one part and William BONNEY of the same county and State of the other part. Witnesseth that William PURDIE for the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars paid to him by William BONNEY doth sell all that messuage or tenement and all the lands situate lying being in the County aforesaid on Knots Island. Bounded on North by the land of William BONNEY on the East by the lands of the heirs of Henery WHITE dec’d, and on the South and westly the lands of the WHITEs and known by the name of Parrs Plase. For and during the term of two years next and --------- -------- and following and fully to be completely and ----- yielding and paying therefore yearly during said term one shilling in and upon said land if demanded provided always and upon conditions that if the said William PURDY his heirs and assigns do or shall and will truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said William BONNEY his heirs etc., the fully sum of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars or discharge him his heirs and assigns from paying the same for which the said William BONNEY to do to Henery BAKERs then this deed and trust is to be void and should he the aforesaid William PURDIE fail to pay and deliver him the aforesaid BONNEY from paying the said sum within the time set forth then the aforesaid William BONNEY his heirs etc. have it in his power to enter in and upon the premises and take the same in to possession but if said debt is discharged by the aforesaid PURDIE then this instrument is to be void other wise to sand and be valued in law and be in full forse and virtue as if no condition were thereunto annexed. Witness: M. JONES, Jno. B. JONES. Registered: Oct. 6 day 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 357] Samuel ONEAL and Edna his wife to Maxey FISHER. Land in Coinjock being the land that belonged to John SIMMONS Heirs one tenth part of the said tract of land containing of five acres; Fifty dollars. 28 Aug 1818. Witnessed, James NICHOLSON and Thos. TAYLOR. /s/ Samuel ONEAL Paney (?) ONEAL. August Term 1818. Proved by the oath of James NICHOLSON in open court. Registered 8 Oct 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 357] Nathan ROBINSON and Julia his wife to Maximilion FISHER. Land in Coinjock being the land that belonged to John SIMMONS heirs and tenth parte of said track of land containing five acres. Fifty dollars. 27 May 1818. /s/ Nathan ROBINSON Julia (x-her mark) ROBINSON. Witnessed, James NICHOLSON, Saml. SIMMONS. August Term 1818. Registered 8 Oct 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 357] Joshua TAYLOR to Thomas SIMMONS. 27 Apr 1818. Both of Currituck. One hundred fifty dollars. Fifteen acres of percoson(?) and marsh land founded by Thos. SIMMONS, Samuel SIMMONS; Luke Gutt (?) Bridge, Coinjock Bay; Benjamin TAYLOR. /s/ Joshua TAYLOR. Witnessed, Benj. C. KALLAM, Spence ONEAL. August Term 1818. 3 Oct 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 358] George TAYLOR to Enoch PAINE. 20 Aug 1818. Both of Currituck. One hundred ten dollars. Land in Currituck by John FISHER; BRUMSEY; Thomas WALKER; /s/ George (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnessed, Joseph FEREBEE, Peter FEREBEE. August Term 1818. Registered 8 Oct 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 369] June 9, 1815 - Thomas GARRETT sold to Thomas TILLETT Esq. for $400.00, a certain negrow woman by the name of Poll together with her child by the name of David. /s/ Thomas GARRETT. Witness: Abigail TILLETT. Registered: Oct. 16, 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 369] June 20, 1816 - John SANDERSON and Edmund BARNARD sold to Grandy BARNARD, for $1862/3, Two Thirds of a certain negrow girl known by the name of Lydia being our full share and part in said negrow. /s/ Edmund BARNARD, John SANDERSON. Witness: S. ETHERIDGE. Registered: Oct. 16, 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 369-370] Sept. 1, 1818 - I Samuel FEREBEE, County of Currituck, for and in consideration of the Trust reposed in Willoughby DOZIER and Samuel FEREBEE by a certain and in trust from Chloe REED baring date the 12 day of January 1811 do convey all the right title interest and etc which I have to the property conveyed in said Deed of Trust as follows: William READ a negrow boy by the name of Jack, to Penelope READ a negrow girl named Lin and a negrow girl named Murrier and to Polley READ or FOSTER a negrow by name of Smith with there increase to them the said William READ, Penelope READ and Polley FOSTER to them & their heirs and all the remainder of negrows 4 to Patsey BARTLETT and Chloe BARTLETT. /s/ Samuel FEREBEE. Witness: G. BARNARD. Registered: Oct. 16, 1818.
I the said SAMUEL FEREBEE the Survivor of the trustees do for my self my heirs & agree to defend all right title and interest which I have in and to the above named property to them the said WILLIAM READ, PENELOPE READ, POLLEY FOSTER, PATSEY BARTLET and CHLOE BARTLET & children of the above named CHLOE REED.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 370-372] Aug. 27, 1818 - Kader T. MERCHANT of the County of Norfolk in the State of Virginia of the first part Richard BOUGH of the Town of Pourtsmouth in the County of Norfolk and State of Virginia of the Second part and Edward D. WILSON of the County of Norfolk and State of Virginia who is by the other parties mutally chosen there Trustee for the purpose herin after mentioned of the other parte Whereas John BOGG sued out of the County of Princess Anne County in the State of Virginia a Writ of Copis?? Satisfacindum against Thomas I. MERCHANT and the said Kadar T. MERCHANT for the sum of $508.79 including cost, Sheriff commissions and interest up to 4th day of Aug. 1818 which writ hath been duly served upon the body of the said Kedar T. MERCHANT who being desirous of exonerating his body tendered to the Officer serving the prossess property of value to the amount of execution and being also desirous of keeping that property in his possession until the day of sale offered the aforesaid Richard M. BOUGH as security for the fourth coming and the delivery of the property to the Sheriff of Norfolk County at the Courte Hous of the said County of Norfolk on the 27 day of August 1818 then and there to be sold to discharge the said debt which bond being dated the 4 day of August 1818 for the aforesaid sum of $508.79 including costs etc. as afsd. by the said Kedar T. MERCHANT and the said Richard M. BOUGH his security and whare it is the intention of the said Kader T. MERCHANT to save himself and indemnify the said Richard M. BAUGH from any loss damage or injury which he may sustain in conveyance of his being bound as security afsd. and for this purpose hath executed this conveyance This Indenture therefore witnesseth that the said Kedar T. MERCHANT for an in consideration of the premissess and also for and in the further concideration of the sum of $10.00 to him by the said Edwd D. WILSON in hand paid the receipt wharof is herby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold etc. for a certain parcel of land on the North West River in a place known by name Gibbs Woods and bounded by lands of Col. William HOLT, Carolina MARCHANT and David JONES containing 570 acres it being the same tract of land which was assigned and set apart to the said Kedar T. MARCHANT in the division of land of which Thomas MARCHANT and his Father deed seized and possessed among the heirs of the said Thomas MARCHANT, along with all appertenances rents etc. Upon a trust nevertheless and this Indenture is upon the conditions that if the said Kedar T. MARCHANT shall and will an truly pay and satisfy the debt aforesaid as aforesaid to the said John BOGG together with what interest cost and charges may become due thereon and for which the said Richard M. BOUGH is bound as security so as the said Richard M. BOUGH shall not be compelled to pay the whole or any part thereof but completely aquth and exonerated from all responsibility a liability in consequence of his having been security. If Kedar T. MARCHANT assigns etc. fails to pay or refuses to pay said debt then Edward D. WILSON has full power at the request of Richard BOUGH to sell and dispose of the said tract of land. /s/ Richard M. BOUGH, Edwd D. WILSON. Witnesses: C.B. POINDEXTER, A. EMMERSON. Registered: Oct. 26, 1818.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 372] Feb. 23, 1818 - Dory DAUGE sold unto Isaac BAXTER one negrow man named Tom of the age of 20 years for the sum of $525.00. /s/ Dory DAUGE. Witness: Griffith WALKER. Registered: Jan. 4, 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 373-374] Nov. 28, 1818 - Charles GRIGGS to Willis GALLOP. Charles GRIGGS, admister on the estate of William WESKITT, orphan of Stephen WESKITT dec'd, by virtue of an order of the worshipful court, sell a certain negro man by the name of America belonging to the estate of said William WESKITT . . after advertising the sale of the negro America did on the 6 day of June 1808 at the dwelling house of Mary DOUGH, widow, on Roan Oak Island expose the said negro America to the sale at public venue. Willis GALLOP, the highest bidder, bought America for $706. /s/ Charles GRIGGS. Witness: Thomas POYNER. Registered: Jan. 4, 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 374] Oct. 30, 1818 - William WHITE son of James and Elizabeth his Wife do sell unto Wineford TATUM for $150.00, one half of certain negrow girl by name of Sarah which a certain William TATUM by his Last Will loaned the said negrow girl Sarah to his Widow Wineford TATUM, which loan is as follows “I lend the negrow girl by the name of Sarah to my Wife Wineford TATUM during hir widowhood & natural life and after her death or marage I give the said negrow girl to Annis BRUMSEY and Elizabeth WHITE and hir increase to be equally divided between them and their heirs”. /s/ William WHITE, Elizabeth WHITE. Witness: Wm. BALL, Wilkey DUNTON. Registered: Jan. 4, 1819
[Deed Book 14; pg. 393-394] Nov. 2, 1818 - Arthur MORSE & wife Lydia, Caleb BURKETT, all of Currituck Co., and Caleb WARD & his wife Mary of Princess Anne Co., Va. sold to William SMITH of Currituck Co., for $40, land on Knotts Island...we bind ourselves our heirs . . defend the right and title that we shall hold at the decease of Elizabeth BURKETT widow of Caleb BURKETT and being the former owner of said land... /s/ Arthur MORSE, Lydia MORSE, Caleb BURKETT, Caleb WARD, Mary [x] WARD. Lydia MORSE and Mary WARD examined separate from their husbands on Dec. 1, 1818. Registered: Jan. 23, 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 395] William STONE and Elizabeth his wife and Daniel WHITEHURST and his wife Elizabeth to Dennis SIMMONS. 9 Feb 1818. SIMMONS of Currituck, the others of Princess Ann County in Virginia. Twenty six hundred dollars. Land on Knots Island formerly belonging to John ANSELL, deceased and by the death of the aforesaid John ANSELL this tract of land has by law descended to William STONE and Elizabeth his wife and Daniel WHITEHURST and Elizabeth his wife. One hundred forty six acres. By Henry WHITE deceased; Mordica BEASLEY. /s/ William STONE Elizabeth STONE Daniel WHITHURST Elizabeth WHITEHURST. November Term 1818. Registered 19 Jan 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 406(?)] Dennis SIMMONS deed in trust to Daniel WHITEHURST. 10 Feb 1818. SIMMONS of Currituck, Daniel WHITEHURST and William STONE of Princess Ann County , Virginia. Seventeen hundred dollars. One hundred forty six acres on Knots Island bounded by James ANSELL; Henry WHITE deceased, Marica BEASLEY. Relates to transfer of 9 Feb 1818. /s/ D. SIMMONS William STONE, Daniel WHITEHURST. November Term 1818. Registered 28 Jan 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 419] David JONES to Hollowell THOMPSON. 20 Oct 1818(?) Both of Currituck. Forty dollars. Land in Currituck seven acres being the land which the said David FANESHOLD(?) by sheriff and bearing the date 30 Nov 1813 where Jesse HALSTEAD formerly lived and since divided between his children joining John WILLIAMS, Bowes(?) MATTHIAS; William POYNER orphans; Benjamin HALSTEAD as one of the heirs of Jesse HALSTEAD. /s/ David JONES. Witness: C. ETHERIDGE. February 1819. 24 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 419] Caleb ETHERIDGE to Lemuel TAYLOR. 23 Jan 1819. Both of Currituck. fifty dollars. Land near John BRABBELL, Lemuel TAYLOR. five acres. /s/ C. ETHERIDGE Witness, Samuel SALYEAR. February Term 1819. Registered, 24 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 420] Lemuel TAYLOR and wife Lovey to Caleb ETHERIDGE. 24 Jan 1819. All of Currituck. One hundred dollars. Land in Currituck in Cowinjock District bordering Ruben TAYLOR, John FISHER, Andrew DUKE and Cowinjock Bay. Ten acres. Land that fell to Lovey TAYLOR and Polley TAYLOR by the death of their brother John SIMMONS. /s/ L. TAYLOR, Lovey (x-her mark) TAYLOR, Witness S. SALYEAR, JUN. J. LAMB. February Term 1819. Registered, 24 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 426] Willoughby TAYLOR to Thomas GRAY. 6 Dec 1818. Both of Currituck. Fifteen dollars. Land in Currituck. Fifty acres. Being one fourth parte of an undivided track of land formerly belonged to Jonathan TAYLOR. Bounded by Lemuel SANDERSON on the south, Robert WHITE on the east Joseph SIMMONS on the north. /s/ Willoughby (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnessed, Hosea BALL, Lemuel SANDERSON. February Term 1819. Registered 26 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 427] Willoughby TAYLOR to Thomas GRAY. 6 Dec 1818. Both of Currituck. Four hundred dollars. Land in Currituck. Fifty acres. Bounded by Robert WHITE, Amouse GRAY, Thomas POYNER, Benjamin TAYLOR. /s/ Willoughby (x-his mark) TAYLOR. Witnesses Hosea BALL, Lemuel SANDERSON. February Term 1819. Registered 2 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 427] Thomas ROBERTS and wife to Demcy BALLANCE. 13 sEP 1818. all of Currituck. Thomas ROBERTS and Nancy his wife. Two hundred dollars. Land in Currituck by Thomas ROBERTS, Francis KAMP, James DOUGLAS, James POYNER, Samuel WALKER. Twenty four acres. /s/ Thomas ROBERTS. Nancy (x-her mark) ROBERTS. Witnessed, Dory DAUGE, Nathan POYNER. Private examination of Polly ROBERTS taken before us Andrew DUKE and Samuel ETHEIDGE private from her husband and she acknowledged the signed the within deed witH her own free will and accord with any compulsion this 23rd Feb 1819. February Term 1819. Registered 27 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 431] Polly TAYLOR to Lemuel TAYLOR. 29 Oct 1818. Both of Currituck. Fifty dollars. Land in the district of Cowinjock adjoining the land of Rubin TAYLOR, John FISHER and Andrew DUKE and Cowinjock Bay. five acres more or less it being the said Polley TAYLOR parte of the said tract of land that fell to her by the death of her brother John SIMMONS and I said Polly TAYLOR to hereby agree.../s/ Polly (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Witness: John (x-his mark) SPRY, C. ETHERIDGE. February Term 1819. Registered 27 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 432] Elisha GIBBS to Rubin TAYLOR. 2 Jan 1819. Both of Currituck. Two hundred ninety five dollars and fifty cents. Land in Cowinjock bounded by Benjamin TAYLOR, dec. Joseph SIMMONS. Fifty acres. /s/ Elisha GIBBS. Witnessed, S. SALYEAR, JUN, Thomas SIMMONS. February Term 1819. Registered 27 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 434] Thomas SANDERSON to Thomas WHITEHALL and Elihu HALL. 17 Feb 1819. All of Currituck. Ten dollars. Land in Currituck on the North Banks on the sound side called Coffee Inlet. By M. (?) DUNSTON Samuel JARVIS, son of Thomas JARVIS and sold to James HALL (WALL?) ; one hundred acres. /s/ Thos. SANDERSON. Witnessed, Samuel (Lemuel?) (X-his mark) TAYLOR, Polly BRIGHT. February Term 1819. Registered 30 Jun 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 451] Daniel MORRIS to Thomas BAXTER. 10(?) Jan 1815. One hundred dollars. Land in Currituck running along the "shoar" by BAXTER's line. Ten and one half acres which fell to me by division of my father's lands lying on Currituck Shore to the South of Andrew BRAY's land and adjoining Thomas BAXTERs barnard(?) tract. Ten and one half acres. /s/ Daniel MORRIS. Witness, S.(J?) THOMPSON, Holo. (x-his mark) THOMPSON. May Term 1819. Proved on oath of Holoway "THOMAS" Registered 27 Aug 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 465] Mathias BELL to Francis SNOWDEN. 24 Apr 1819. Both of Currituck. Nine hundred and forty five dollars. Land in Currituck by Matthias BELL, Caleb ETHERIDGE, Joshua BAXTER, Sixty seven and one half acres. /s/ Mth. (?) BELL Witnessed, Isaac BAXTER, Wm. DOXEY. May Term 1819. Registered 25 Sep 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 469] Josiah JOLLIFF to Lenton LEE JUNIOR. 10 May 1819. Both of Currituck. Eleven hundred dollars. Land near Moyock Mill by Caleb COX orphans, Isaac BRIGHT. One hundred acres. /s/ Josiah JOLLIFF. Witnessed, Wm. MATTHIAS, Wm. DOXEY. May Term 1819. Registered 30 Sep 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 473] Nancy POYNER deed of Sale To Seth HOLSTEAD. May 14, 1819. Thirty five dollars. My parte of a certain Tract of land in Sd. County when divided which will be one fifth parte of Said Tract which Tract is bounded on the East by Spence HALLs heirs on the South by Thos. BAXTER on the West by Thos. BAXTER on the North by Samuel THOMPSON my parte estimated to three and a half acres more or less. /s/ Nancy (x) POYNER. Witness: Moses BUNNILL. Acknowledged May Term 1819. Registered October 5, 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 473-474] Malechi JONES deed of Sale To Jessa COFFEE. Feb. 10, 1819. Malechi JONES of the County of Currituck and Jefsa COFFEE of the County of Hyde. One thousand Eight hundread dollars. Land laying in the County of Currituck on Knots Island and bounded as follows begining at the main road at a corner line dividing the Said Land and the land of John B. JONES Sixteen feet South of the now old line and runing a westwardly course along Said line or Said distance to James WATERFIELD line thence a Southwardly course by Said line to a corner Stake thence a westwardly course along said WATERFIELD line to the Great Swamp thence along Said Swamp Southwardly to the land of Bengmen WATERFIELD and, thence an Eastwardly course to the corner of Said WATERFIELD land thence a Southwardly course to a corner of Said WATERFIELDs land and the land of Vinson WHITE thence an Eastwardly course along Said WHITE line to the main road thence along Said road to the first Station containing by estimation One hundred Acres...with a previledge in the Swamp in the land of John WATERFIELD and for fire wood and rail timber for the Support of the lands I bought at the Sheriff Sale of the land of William WATERFIELDs Son of John. /s/ Malechi JONES. Witnesses: John B. JONES, Leven WATTERS, John SIMMONS. Proved by oath of John B. JONES at May Term 1819. Registered October 5, 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 476] Linton LEE, JUNIOR to William DOXEY. Two hundred and ?? dollars. One negrow (sic) Boy by the name of Lam. 11 May 1819. /s/ Linton LEE. Witnessed Josiah JOLLIFF, Susanna (x-her mark) BUNDY. May Term 1819. Registered 12 Oct 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 495] Maximillin FISHER to Joshua TAYLOR. 27 Jan 1819. Both of Currituck. One hundred dollars. Land on the road side in Coinjock by Joshua TAYLOR. Ten acres. /s/ Maximillin (x-his mark) FISHER. Witness, Benjamin BARNS. August Term 1819. Registered 20 Oct 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 496] Mary TAYLOR to Samuel SALYEAR, JUNIOR and Nathan ONEAL. 21 Oct 1818. All of Currituck. Ten dollars. Land in Currituck on a place called Piney Island being one undivided fifth parte of all the land held by my father John TAYLOR deceased on Piney Island reference being had to his title will.../s/ Mary (x-her mark) TAYLOR. Witnessed, Hosea BALL, Benjamin TAYLOR. August Term 1819. Registered 20 Oct 1819.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 513-514] March 12, 1806 - I, Daniel DOWDY do give unto John DAVIS one certain piece of land lying on powells point during his wife Hanna DAVIS life time begining on the mark at a pine running course to a oak In the plantation thence to Sweet Gum a corner tree thence a . . . containing 10 acres. /s/ Daniel [x] DOWDY. Witnesses: Bowen GREEN, Samuel DOWDY. Deed of gift proven Aug. Term 1819. Registered: Feb. 2, 1820.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 535] Evan POYNER to Isaiah POYNER. 10 Sep 1819. Both of Currituck. Twenty dollars. Land in the back woods by Adam POYNER. Five acres. /s/ Even (x-his mark) POYNER, Lovey (x-her mark) POYNER. Witnessed, Trimagan TAYLOR, Adam POYNER. November Term 1819. Registered 3 Apr 1820.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 535] Demcy BALLANCE to Thomas ROBERTS. Two hundred dollars. Both of Currituck. Land in Currituck by James DUGLAS, James POYNER. Twenty four acres. 7 Nov 1819. /s/ Demcy BALLANCE. Witness, Jas. NICHOLSON. November Term 1819. Recorded 3 Apr 1820.
[Deed Book 14; pg. 537] Edward TAYLOR to Samuel SALYER, JUN. and Nathan ONEAL. 1 Mar 1819. All of Currituck. Eight dollars. Land in Currituck on Pinney island being one undivided fifth part of land belonged to my father John TAYLOR decd. Ten acres. /s/ Edward TAYLOR. Witnessed, Thomas SIMMONS, Spence ONEAL November Term 1819. Registered 3 Apr 1820.
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