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Currituck County, North Carolina
Deed Book 20 (1833 - 1835)

[Deed Book 20; pg. 4] Mark DOUGLAS to Jesse HOBBS. 26 Feb 1832. No location for each listed. Land in Currituck, no adjoining property owners listed, but said to be at the mouth of Cun grim (?) Creek, mouth of hog pen creek. Fifty acres. /s/ Mark DOUGLAS. Witnesses, Charles TAYLOR, Mark DOUGLAS. May Term 1832. Registered 12 Jan 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 8] James DOXEY and wife Polly to Tully HALSTEAD. 29 May 1832. All of Currituck. One hundred and seventy dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Samuel THOMSON's heirs, William BELL, Sally BURTON(?), Cartwright BELL, Davis B. MORSE. Fifty six acres. /s/ James (x - his mark) DOXEY, Polley (x - her mark) DOXEY. Witness, Solo. ASHBEE. May Term 1832. Registered 12 Jan 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 12] Joel MORSE and wife Letitia and others to Dennis D. MORSE. 25 May 1832. Joel and Letitia MORSE from County of Princess Ann, state of Virginia and Mary MORSE of the County of Currituck to David D. MORSE of Currituck. Fourteen dollars. Land in Currituck adjoining land of Edward MORSE, Thomas HANNORS and others. Twelve and a half acres. /s/ Joel MORSE, Letitia (x - her mark) MORSE, Mary (x - her mark) MORSE. Witnesses, Luke WHITEHURST, David MORSE. May Term, 1832. Registered 13 May 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 13-14] Richard, Seth, William and Morris ETHERIDGE of Pasquotank County, sold to Fields O'NEIL, for $130.00, a tract of land in Currituck County on the east side of Roanoak Island and joining Broad Creek at William DANIELS' line and running to Abel ASHBEY's, containing 130 acres.  This indenture was made April 1, 1831.  Wit:  Evin [x] ONEIL.  /s/ Richard ETHERIDGE, Seth [x] ETHERIDGE, William ETHERIDGE, Morris [x] ETHERIDGE.  Registered:  Jan. 13, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 19] Jesse PERRY and wife Polly to E. L Stephens. 8 Nov 1831. All of Currituck. Twenty four dollars. Land on Piney Island by James FORBES(?), Leven DUNTON. Twenty acres. /s/ Jesse PERRY, Polly PERRY. Witnesses, C. TAYLOR, Thos. WILLIAMS. August Term 1832. Registered 13 Jan 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 20] Jan. 26, 1832 - Isaac TILLOTE & wife Mary lease to Robert DUKE & Lacey his wife.  For and in consideration of the sum of Six cents to be paid yearly by the said Robert DUKE and Wife Lacey and for the affection we bear to them we do grant devise and lease unto Robert DUKE and Wife Lacey as long as Robert DUKE shall live and Lacey DUKE remains the said Robert DUKEs Widdow & provided he should die and no longer a certain peace of land on Powells Point called Pain Swamp field.  Bounded all of land to South of Mill Road from main road to Currituck Sound & to Spence HALLs line.  To Jacob AYDELOTT and Joshua HARRISON Esqrs.--Whereas a lease from Isaac TILLETT and Wife Mary to Robert DUKE and wife Lacey having been exhibited in open court and proven it has been suggested to us that Mary TILLETT not being able to come to court to be examined as to her free consent as to conveyance you are required to examine Mary apart and separate from her said Husband. March 3, 1832.  We the undersigned having examined the within mention Feme Covert, she saith she signed of her own free will without any compulsion of her Husband. 28th July 1832.  /s/ Jos. HARRISON J.P., N. WHITE J.P.  Registered: Jan. 13, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 21] Samuel KINSEY and wife Sally to E. L. STEPHENS. 24 Sep 1831. All of Currituck. Fifty cents. Swamp land bounded by E. L. STEPHENS, Trimegan TAYLOR, Thomas WILLIAMS, Samuel SIMMONS. Sixty acres. /s/ Samuel ( x - his mark) KINSEY, Sally (x - her mark) KINSEY. Witnesses, Edward TAYLOR, J. FORBES. ? Term, 1832. Registered 13 Jan 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 43] James B. KELLAM to E. L. STEPHENS. 10 Sep 1831. Both of Currituck. Fifty cents. Swamp land in Currituck bounded by Enoch L. STEPHENS, Thomas WILLIAMS, Samuel SIMMONS. Ten acres. /s/ Jas. B. KALLAM. Witnesses, B. C. KALLAM, EDMON (x - his mark) COWELL). August Term 1832. Registered 16 Jan (May?) 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 44] July 16, 1832 - Sidney G. LAND [signature says Sidney G. LAMB] sold to Levy MURRELL, for $900.00, a certain piece of land on Powells Point bounded by HALLs fence at Currituck Sound on course to Sampson ETHERIDGE Dec’d. heirs line on from Asia ETHERIDGE to Spence HALL along said Sound, to contain 120 acres more or less.  RegisteredL Jan. 14, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 45] July 12, 1832 - Henry LEE, SR. sold to Wallis BRAY, for $100.00, a certain piece of land situated near Rollings Ridge it being a piece the said Henry LEE, SEN. Bought of Wm. LEE adjoining the land of Wm. BRIGHT bounded on North by Rollings Run on East Southwest by Wm. BRIGHT to contain 50 Acres.  William BUNNILL, Willis LEE.  Registered: Jan. 14, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pgs. 45-46] Sept. 8, 1830? - Sam. W. JARVIS sold to Moses BUNNILL, for $10.00, a certain piece of land situated near Tulls Creek from BUNNILL line to Jesse LEE line to a corner Joseph TATOM line, the land TATOM bought of William BUNNILL, then to land I, Sam. JARVIS, bought of John NORTHERN containing the eighth part of 223/4 acres. Registered: Jan. 14, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 46] July 16, 1832 - I Sidney G. LAMB for and in consideration of the sum of $900.00 paid to me by Levy MURRELL for a parcel of land situated at Powells Point commencing at the corner of Spence HALLs fence at Currituck Sound as per Will of Spence HALL SEN. dec’d at Poiny Point thence a South West course to Sampson ETHERIDGE dec’d heirs line thence a South Eastwardly course a line of marked trees to Currituck Sound as per deed from Asia ETHERIDGE to Spence HALL various courses to first station containing 120 acres.  Witness I.S. BAILEY, Spence HALL Registered January 14, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pg. 46] Aug. 2, 1832 - Isaac BAXTER Sherriff of Currituck County in virtue of a certain writ of Fi Fa & issued from the County Court of Pleas and Quarter Session and held for the County of Currituck on the last Monday of May 1829 at the insistence of Spence TAYLOR against Samuel SALYER for the sum of $65.86 with interest from the 12th Nov. 1826 till paid and also the sum of $9.80 besides my own fee as Sheriff on said Fi Fa and I the said Isaac BAXTER Sheriff of Currituck aforesaid in obedience to the said court of Fi Fa to me directed I did take possession of the negro girl Fan aged about Ten years and a Double Rigg & harness which was the property of him the said Samuel SALYEAR and after due and legal notice given did expose the said negro slave Fan to sale by public sale on the second day of August 1832 for the purpose of satisfying the said writ of Fi Fa when and where John W. HUGHS Esqr appeared and bid for negro girl Fan the sum of $1.00 and for the Double Rigg & harness the sum of $1.00 current money of the United States of America and the highest and best bidder . Now know ye that I the said Isaac BAXTER Sherriff of Currituck County in virtue of the said writ of the Fi Fa above mentioned and in consideration of the sum of $2.00 to me in hand paid by the said John W. HUGHS for the purpose aforesaid have bargained and sold. Registered: Jan. 16, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 47] Feb. 2, 1832 - John COX, SR. sold to Arthur CULPEPPER, for $40.00, a certain piece of land laying near place called the Cow Land beginning at a corner called Bunch of Corners in the ???? heirs of Peter CULPEPPERs dec’d line down to STATEs line to the heirs of Asa McPHERSON dec’d line to William POWERS line to contain 50 acres.  Witnesses:  Thomas COX, Hardy CULPEPPER.  Registered: Jan. 16, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 47-48]  July 18, 1832.  Levy MURRELL sold to Thomas B. TILLOTT, for $500.00, a tract of land on Powells Point commensing at Albemarl Sound at the heirs of John MURRELL, JUN Dec’d. thence running up said line an Eastwardly course to Nathan WALKER Dec’d heirs line thence Northwardly course along said line to Thos. B. TILLOTT line thence a Westwardly course to Albemarl Sound thence along the sound to the first station being the hole of the land was given me by my Father John MURRELL to contain 35 acres.  Registered: Jan. 16, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 48-49]  March 5, 1829 - For and in consideration for the sum of $10.00 paid to Warren CULPEPPER by Nicholas ETHERIDGE that CULPEPPER doth bargain and sell unto ETHERIDGE a tract of land near the Old Swamp beginning at Able ETHERIDGE corner pine thence various courses to Samuel POWERS line thence along POWERS line to Sanford POWERS corner thence along Sanford POWERS line to Able ETHERIDGEs corner Seader post being Sixty three yards in width thence along Able ETHERIDGEs line to the first station corner pine. Registered: Jan. 16, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 49-50]  This bargain and sale of a negro girl made and done this the 8th of June 1832 by Benj. BAUM and William S. ETHERIDGE  and in consideration of the sum of $275.00 to me paid by the said Benjamin BAUM I do convey unto said Benjamin BAUM a negro girl named Priscilla.  Registered: Jan. 16, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 50]  June 4, 1832 - For and in consideration of the sum of $50.00 paid to Samuel FEREBEE SEN. by John D. COOK and Lydia his Wife  for a tract of land known by the title of the Dedden Tract which John D. COOK & Lydia his Wife conveyed to me by deed bearing date the 27th day of February Last Past bounded on the main Road leading to the East Ridge on the North and on the East by the lands of Thos. SNOWDEN, Wm. COTTER & William BELL to the land of Wm. FEREBEE and on the South by the lands of Wm. FEREBEE to the lands of the heirs of Edmond DAUGE, Dec’d to the aforesaid Road containing 100 acres of land more or less to have the above bounden land and all appertinances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to him the said John D. COOK for and during the Life time of him and no longer.  No witnesses.  Registered: Jan. 16, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 57] James COWELL to Tully DOZIER. 6 Sep 1820. Both of Currituck. Ten dollars. Land near the head of Buckskin Creek by David JONES. Forty acres. /s/ James COWELL. Witness, M. SIMMONS. August Term, 1832. Registered 4 Apr(?) 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 63] James G. HALL to Jesse W. DOXEY. October 10, 1832. All of Currituck. Fifty dollars. Land beginning at Buckskin Bridge. No adjoining property owners listed. Twenty three acres. Samuel DOZIER executor mentioned. /s/ Jas G. HALL. Witness, Solo. ASHBEE. November Term 1832. Registered 4 Apr 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 68] November 26, 1832 - I Malichi SPENCE & Edney SPENCE my Wife, for and in consideration of the sum of$5.00 paid to us by Henry LEE, JUN., for my thirds in a parcel of land that my former husband died on joining Joab DOZIER land on the west. Being the Dower or thirds of my Husband land Amos LEE heirs from Linton LEE. Witness: Daniel LEE, Moses LEE Registered April 5, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pg. 68-69] Nov. 5, 1832  - For and in consideration of the sum of $39.00 paid to me Dorastus BRIGHT by Thomas COX SEN. for a tract of Cypress Swamp land situated near Great Swamp Bridge beginning at Thos. ALLASONs corner in Thos. COX back line of his first patent various courses to Thos. HAYMANs patent line, various courses to Aaron BRIGHT line along his line to Thos. ALLASONs cypress swamp to first station containing 250 acres.  Witness: Marchant HILL, I.N. WILSON.  Registered April 5, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pg. 69-70] Nov. 5, 1832 - For and in consideration of the sum of $5.00 paid to me Miles POWERS by William POWERS for two? sheares of land belonging in the two tracts of land formly belonging to Cornealus POWERS deceased, which fell to me Miles POWERS, by the death of Two Sisters and one Brother, Lovey ALSES and Lessea POWERS two acres.  Witness James FISK, Christer POWERS.  Registered April 5, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pg. 70-71] April 28, 1832 - For and in consideration of the sum of $275.00s paid to me William HUTCHINS by Tully S. DOZIER for three negro (slaves for wife) and their increase. To wit One woman by name of Hannah about 28 or 30 years old and her two children one a boy by name of Harry about 5 and the other a girl about 1 year old by name of Mary.  Witness: Cartwright BELL

[Deed Book 20; pg. 71] James BRABBELL to Edward TAYLOR. 27 Oct 1832. Both of Currituck. Two hundred and five dollars. Land situated near Cowen jock Bay bounded by John BRABBEL, Wilson CAPPS, Mason(?) CAPPS, Benjamin SIMMONS. Forty one acres. /s/ James BRABBEL. Witnesses, C. ETHERIDGE. November Term, 1832. Registered 5 Apr 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 71] Nov. 13, 1832 - I Jesse LEE for and in consideration of the sum of $75.00 for a tract of land lying in Gibbs Woods adjoining Thomas DUDLEY various courses to David MORSE line various courses to first station containing 50 acres.  Witness: J. RUNISMER?, Thomas SIMONS.  Registered April 5, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pg. 71] Nov. 12, 1832 - I Michal BEASLEY for and in consideration of the sum of $7.00 paid to me by Thomas DUDLEY for one certain piece of land being on Knotts Island bounded as follows…on East by Malachi BEASLEY, on the North by said Michal BEASLEY, on West by the Public road on the South by the afsd. Thomas DUDLEY containing One Half acre.  Witness:  Jno. B. JONES, Samuel F. ANSELL Registered April 5, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pg. 78] Jesse E. DOZIER to Joseph COWELL. January 1, 1833. Both of Currituck. Twenty six dollars. Land beginning at a canal(?) in J. COWELL's line. Five and one tenth acres. /s/ Jesse E. DOZIER. Witnesses: Tully L. DOZIER, Tully WILLIAMS. February Term, 1833. Registered 22 May 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 79] John BELL to Joseph COWELL. 31 Dec 1832. Residence of both not listed. Four hundred dollars. Land in Currituck called East Ridge being the land I bought of William BELL, Ruth BELL, and Isaac BAXTER bounded by Hillary FENTRESS, Hillary SIMMONS, John COOK, John COOK (formerly the land of Philip DOZIER). Fifty acres. /s/ John (x - his mark) BELL. Witnesses, John HUMPHRIES, Ja. BELL. February Term 1833. Registered 22 May 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 88] Isaac BAXTER, Sheriff, to Joseph COWELL. 14 May 1829. Both of Currituck. Lands and tenements of Dennis DOZIER. /s/ Isaac BAXTER. Witness, P. L. DOZIER. February Term, 1833. Registered 25 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 95] Peter WHITEHURST to James WHITEHURST. 19 Feb 1832. Both of Currituck. Fifty dollars. Land in Currituck by Hillary FENTRESS, Joseph COWELL. Twenty-five acres. /s/ Peter WHITEHURST. Witnesses, Isaac BAXTER, E. L. STEPHENS. ? Term 1833. Registered 25 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 100] Tully HALSTEAD release to William DOXEY. Two dollars. All by right to a certain parcel of land by Wilson Corner, WHEATONs patent line, Davis B. MORSE's line. /s/ Tulley HALSTEAD. 14 Feb 1833. Witness, Jas. G. HALL. February Term, 1833. Registered 20 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 111] John KINNEY to James COWELL. 5 Jul 1825. Both of Currituck. Twenty two dollars sixty two and a half cents. Land in Currituck by Thomas MULDAR, James COWELL. Forty-five acres. /s/ John (circle/dot - his mark) KINNEY, Witness, Benjamin COWELL. February Term 1833. Registered 27 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 118] Dempsey BALLANCE and wife Sally and Thomas ROBERTS and wife Nancy to Charles TAYLOR. All of Currituck. 29 Aug 1832. Ten dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Benjamin C. KALLAM, James DOUGLAS, Lewis DAGGER, POYNER's Corner. Eight acres. /s/ D. BALLANCE, Sally (x - her mark) BALLANCE, Thomas (x - his mark) ROBERTS, Nancy (x - her mark) ROBERTS. Witnesses, Benjamin PEARSON, Fanny(x - her mark) IVES. May Term 1833. Registered 28 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 124] Charles TAYLOR to Thomas POYNER. 26 May 1833. Thomas POYNER, son of Nathan POYNER. Ten dollars. Land in Currituck in the back woods bounded by KALLAM's line, DOUGLAS line, Lew DAGA. Four acres. /s/ Charles TAYLOR. Witnesses, E. BALL, J.(?) WALKER. May Term 1833. Registered 28 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 126] Wm. C. ETHERIDGE to Joseph COWELL. 27 May 1833. No residence listed for either party. Four hundred dollars. Land called the head of the swamp in Currituck bounded by Isaac BAXTER on the east; Hillary SIMMONS and others on the south; John SEARS. Contains one hundred and sixteen acres. /s/ W. C. ETHERIDGE. Witnesses, Saml. ETHERIDGE, G. BARNARD. May Term, 1833. Registered 29 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 132] Caleb CAPPS and Julia to Tully HALSTEAD. Seventeen dollars and fifty cents. Swamp land in Currituck by land of Sally BURTON(?), Davis B. MORSE, David WILSON, Thomas BAXTER. Four acres and a half. /s/ Caleb C. CAPPS. Julia (zero dot - her mark) CAPPS. Witnesses, John (x - his mark) PARSONS, William (x - his mark) WHITEHURST. December 20?. May Term 1833. Registered 30 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 136] Charles TAYLOR to Robert POYNER. 27 Nov 1832. Both of Currituck. Fifty dollars. Land a part of Thomas TAYLOR's deceased same in the backwoods bounded by Nathan POYNER's line; James DOUGLAS line; Benjamin C. KALLAM line. Ten acres. /s/ Charles TAYLOR. Witnesses, Spence O'NEAL, John SIMMONS. May Term 1833. Registered 30 Jun 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 143-144] Joseph S. SIMMONS of Currituck County mortgaged to John MIDGETT of Currituck County, for 1000 Spanish mill dollars, a schooner called the Plandome and 8 negroes whose names are Sam, Charity, Lydy, Senthy, Isaac, Spence, Sam & Milley.  This was made April 4, 1833.  Mortgage to be paid by April 4, 1834.  Wit:  Abraham BAUM, SEN., John M. MIDYETT, Daniel BAUM.  /s/ Joseph S. SIMMONS.  Registered: Nov. 5, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 145] Major WHITEHURST and Frances his wife to Luke WHITEHURST. 25 Feb 1823. In consideration for the natural love and affection we have for the said Luke WHITEHURST. Seven acres and one seventh. Bounded by Edmond SIMMONS, Thomas MAN(?), Luke WHITEHURST. /s/ Major WHITEHURST, Frances (x - her mark) WHITEHURST. Witnesses: Jno. B JONES, Leven WHITEHURST. May Term 1833. Registered November ?, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 150] Robert POYNER to Charles TAYLOR. Both of Currituck. Ten(?) dollars. Bounded by John FORBES, FEREBEE's line, Charles TAYLOR's line, Thomas POYNER's. Seven acres. /s/ Robert (x - his mark) POYNER. Witnesses, Fanny (x - her mark) POYNER, D. BALLANCE. May Term 1833. Registered 6 Nov 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 155] Thomas DUDLEY to Sarah WHITEHURST. Two acres of land lying in Gibbs Woods bounded by David MORSE. Seven dollars. 12 Feb1833. /s/ Thomas (x - his mark) DUDLEY. Witness: Jesse (x - his mark) WILLIAMS(?) May Term 1833. Registered 7 Nov 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 158]  Know ye that I Jacob MERCER of Camden County for and in consideration of the sum of $400.00 paid by Mrs. Fanny AYDELOTT of Currituck for a negro man named Daniel about Thirty Three years of age, formerly the property of Richard DOUGH deceased which he gave in his will to his daughter Mary who is now my Wife which entitled me to sell & dispose of said negro Daniel. 7th of January 1833.  Witness: N. GREGORY, Isaac TILLITTRegistered Nov. 7, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 158-159] This indenture made and done May 18th 1833 between Spence HALL Clerk of Currituck Court and Esther MEEKINS.  As a petition being made last February term by heirs of Daniel MEEKINS to sell the negroes belonging to said dec’d. estate to make a division amongst the heirs, after 20 days notice exposed for sell negroes man Benjamin, negro Fields, George, negro girl Dolly, Mariah, Susan, Mary, and John.  Esther MEEKINS appeared and bid the sum of $1006.00 which was highest bid.  Registered Nov. 7, 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 159]  Spence H. GREGORY sold to Manloff R. GREGORY for $200 all right and title and property to a peace of land that I hold as a life Right set of to my Wife Lovey as her Dower as thirds out of the estate of Jehu HALL beginning a little south of the wind mill now owned by Isaac TILLETT running various courses to first station, leaving out the half acre given for the use of the mill. This 16th of March 1833.  Witness N. GREGORY

[Deed Book 20; pg. 173] Willis DOZIER to Jesse W. DOXEY. 22 Jun 1833. Willis DOZIER of the County of Camden. Jesse W. DOXEY of Currituck. Four hundred and twenty-five dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by William BELL, James G.(?) HALL, by Cowells Creek Bridge. Fifty acres. Life estate of Polly FENTRESS included. /s/ Willis DOZIER. Witnesses, C. ETHERIDGE, M. MATHIAS. August Term 1833.  Registered 13 Nov 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 176] Nathan BRICKHOUSE of Currituck County sold to Thomas MANN of Currituck County, for $198.00, a tract of land on the east side of Roanoak Island beginning at Jonathan LINDSEY's on the Sound side and containing 61 acres.  This indenture was made March 17, 1832.  Wit:  Thos. A. DOUGH, W.A. DOUGH.  /s/ Nathan BRICKHOUSE.  Registered: Nov. 13, 1833

[Deed Book 20; pg. 187] Benjamin TAYLOR, Bond for two thousand dollars by Samuel SALYEAR. Bond dated 2 Jan 1824. Received in possession surety for property which was willed to his wife in the last will and testament of Samuel SALYEAR and now in case the said Benjamin TAYLOR should pay over his part of the debts that should come against the state of S. SALYEAR decd. and that may take any of the property willed to any of the legatees . . . /s/ Benjamin TAYLOR. Witnesses, Thos. POYNER, E. BALL. August Term, 1833. Bond from Benjamin TAYLOR to Samuel SALYEAR executor of Samuel SALYEAR, deceased was exhibited in open court. Registered 16 Nov 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 206] John EADA to E. S. STEPHENS. 26 May 1833. Both of Currituck. Five dollars. Bounded by Benjamin TAYLOR SR.'s patent. Thirty acres. /s/ J. EADA. Witnesses, C. TAYLOR, Dempsey BURTON. November Term 1833. Registered 6 Feb 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 207] Henry WHITE and others to Ruben MORSE. 23 Aug 1833. Henry WHITE, Church WHITE and wife Lettitia WHITE; William BONNEY and his wife Polly BONNEY of Currituck and Ruben MORSE of Princess Ann County, Virginia. Thirty three dollars. Land contained six acres in Currituck on MORSE's patent being part and nearly the third of the land that formerly belonged to George GRIGGS deceased adjoining the land formerly belonging to Evan JONES adjoining Moses CASON, Tully MORSE.  /s/ Polly (x - her mark) BONNEY, Lettita (x - her mark) WHITE, Henry WHITE, William BONNEY, Church WHITE. Witnesses: Major WHITEHURST, Levan WHITEHURST. November Term, 1833. Registered, 6 Feb 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 211] Joshua TAYLOR to John FORBES. 25 Nov 1833. Both of Currituck. Three hundred dollars. Land in Cowinjock by Coinjock Bay, adjoining Thomas SIMMONS, Thomas WILLIAMS (formerly belonging to Samuel SIMMONS, decd), Benjamin TAYLOR. Fifty acres. /s/ Joshua TAYLOR. Witness, E. L. STEPHENS. November Term, 1833. Registered 6 Feb 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 215] Peter WHITEHURST to Isaac BAXTER. 18 Apr 1833. Four hundred dollars. Land in Currituck by main road from Good hope meeting house to Indian Ridge; also bounded by William C. ETHERIDGE; William ETHERIDGE, son of Josiah; heirs of William SEARS; heirs of James WHITEHURST, John COOK. Fifty acres. /s/ Peter WHITEHURST. Witnesses, E. D. FEREBEE, M. C. FEREBEE. November Term, 1833. Registered 7 Feb 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 233] Sally WHITEHURST deed of gift to Mary and Elizabeth WHITEHURST. Natural love and affection which I have and bare unto my beloved two children Mary WHITEHURST and Elizabeth WHITEHURST. Two beds and furniture and six flag bottom chairs, one chest, one tirbime(?), one spinning wheel, one table, all by potion(?) all my crockery ware one cow and one heffer and their increase. /s/ Sally (x - her mark) WHITEHURST. Witnesses: J. FORBES, Thomas (x - his mark) ROBARDS. November Term 1833. Registered 23(?) Feb 1834.

[Deed Book 20, pg. 237-237] Thomas C. Casey Relinquishment to Daniel Padrick, 1826.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 240] Dinah ROBERTS deed of gift to Elizabeth HALSTEAD. 4 Jun1829. Both of Currituck. In consideration of the natural love and affection which I the said Dinah ROBERTS have and have unto my grand daughter Elizabeth HALSTEAD as also for her advance(?). A certain negro child by the name of Jack about five months old. /s/ Dinah (x - her mark) ROBERTS. Witnesses James G HALL. November Term 1833. Registered 7 Apr 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 240] Isaac ROBERTS and Dinah ROBERTS bill of sale to Tully HALSTEAD. 10 Jun 1826(?). All of Currituck. Ninety two dollars and ninety four centers(?). A certain negro boy named Miles about four years of age. /s/ Isaac ROBERTS and Dinah (x - her mark) ROBERTS. Witness, James G. HALL. Registered 1 Apr1834. November Term 1833.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 249] Betsey TATUM to Benjamin TAYLOR. 30 Jan(?) 1834. Both of Currituck. Thirty two dollars. Land in Currituck that was one third part of the piece or parcel of land that was laid of to her the said Betsey TATUM and her two sisters Lotha and Sally in the division of the land formerly belonging to John B. SALYEAR deceased. Six acres. /s/ Elizabeth S. TATUM. Witnesses, Thos. POYNER, L. POYNER. February Term 1834. Registered 16 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 253] James G. HALL to Benjamin TAYLOR. 20 February 1834. James G. HALL, Clerk and Master in Equity of the County of Currituck. Both of Currituck. Petition for Sale of Land. Witnessed by Francis and Susan SALYEAR for guardians and others. Filed 8 May 1832(34?). Land that Samuel BARNARD, deceased seized and possessed. Land bounded by Sophia BUNNELL, Sally TATUM, and Betsey TATUM; Twenty acres. One thousand and twenty two dollars fifty. /s/ Jas. G. HALL. Witnesses, Spence HALL, Solo. ASHBEE. February Term, 1834. Registered, 16 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 255] Jonathan TAYLOR to Sandford DOXEY. 9 Jan 1834. Jonathan TAYLOR, guardian to Henrietta O'NEAL. All of Currituck. Eighty two dollars. May Term 1833 allows Jonathan TAYLOR guardian to sell the land mentioned in a petition. Land on the Narrow Shore in Currituck adjoining John WILLIAMS, Francis SALYEAR. Eight acres. Witness, Dennis TATUM, Caleb L. WALKER. /s/ Jonathan TAYLOR. February Term, 1834. Registered 16 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 262] James RODGERS to Jesse W. DOXEY. 22 Feb 1834. Both of Currituck. Forty dollars. Land in Currituck near Cowells Bridge bounded by Jesse W. DOXEY, FROST (?) line. Eighteen acres. /s/ James (x - his mark) ROGERS. Witnesses, Davis BALLANCE, John L. DOXEY. February Term 1834. Registered 17 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 265] Charles TAYLOR to Thomas ROBERTS. 28 May 1833. Says Thomas "ROBARDS" in body of deed. Both of Currituck. Thirty dollars. Land a part of James POYNER, deceased. Land in Coinjock bounded by John FORBES, Charles TAYLOR, Thomas POYNER's, deceased heirs. Seven(?) acres. /s/ Charles TAYLOR. Witness, J. FORBES, C.(?) IVES. February Term 1834. Proven by the oath of John FORBES. Registered 18 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 270] Peter WHITEHURST to John L. SCUR. Four hundred dollars. Negro man, a slave by the name of Ezekiel aged about twenty eight years. 2 Feb 1833. Witness, A. BRAY. /s/ Peter WHITEHURST. February Term, 1834. Registered 19(17?) May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 271] Tully FISHER to Caleb SIMMONS. 25 Dec 1833. Both of Currituck. Thirty dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Caleb SIMMONS, and the road leading to Davis MORSE. One acre. The same lot bought from G. JONES together with all the improvements. /s/ Tully FISHER. Witnesses, Luke WHITEHURST, Lemuel C. BUTT. February Term, 1834. Registered 19 (17?) May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 273] Sally TATUM to Benjamin TAYLOR. 19 Dec 1833. Both of Currituck. Thirty four dollars. Land in Currituck containing one third part of the piece or parcel of land that was laid off to her the said Sally TATUM and her two sisters Loth(?) and Betsey in the division of the land formerly belonging to John B. SALYEAR. Six acres. /s/ Sally (x - her mark) TATUM. Witnesses, Thos. POYNER, L. POYNER. February Term, 1834. Registered 20 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 274] John BUNNELL to Benjamin TAYLOR. 6 Feb 1834. Both of Currituck. Eleven dollars(?). Land in Currituck that was laid off to Lotha BUNNELL, Sally TATUM and Betsey TATUM in the division of the land formerly belonging to John B. SALYEAR, deceased. /s/ John BUNNELL. Witnesses, Charles (x - his Mark) BUCK and Susan SALYEAR. February Term, 1834. Registered 20 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 275] Dennis CAPPS to James W. NICHOLSON. 7 Jan 1833. Both of Currituck. One hundred and twelve dollars and fifty cents. Land in Currituck bounded by Cowen Jock Bay, Nathan ROBINSON, deceased, Edmond COWELL. Thirty six acres. /s/ Dennis CAPPS. Witnesses, Dennis TATUM, Harriet TATUM. February Term, 1834. Registered, 20 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 279] Wallis BRAY to B. SIMMONS. Five dollars, and the natural love and affection I have for Benjamin SIMMONS. Two beds and furniture, one beaufet(?), nine chairs, one table, 2 chests, one loom, one cart, 2 hammers(?), one horse, two cows, one yearling, one hand mill, 20 hogs. /s/ W. BRAY Witnesses, L.E. BAXTER, Luke WHITEHURST. 5 Nov 1833. February Term 1834. Registered 20 May 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 280] Jesse W. DOXEY to John HUMPHRIES. 13 Jul 1834. John HUMPHRIES trustee and Isaac BAXTER, Samuel FORBES Sen., Enoch D. FEREBEE, James DOXEY Sen., Hillary SIMONS, Sanford DOXEY (crossed out here, J. B. FANSHAW and Dempsey DOXEY), James BELL, Tully L. DOZIER, J. B. FRANSHAW, Dempsey DOXEY, Asbial PARKER and Willis DOZIER. Jesse W. DOXEY stands justly ??? to Willis McPHERSON in the sum of five hundred dollars by note(?) with Isaac BAXTER, Samuel FEREBEE Sen., and Enoch D. FORBES. Another note payable to Willis McPHERSON in the sum of one thousand dollars with Samuel FEREBEE Sen. and James DOXEY as his sureties. The said note of five hundred dollars drawing compound interest from 17 Jun 1832, and the said note of one thousand dollars drawing compound interest from March 1833 also the said Isaac BAXTER and the said Hillary SIMMONS are securities of the said Jesse W. DOXEY as guardian to the orphans of Caleb GREGORY and also the said Jesse W. DOXEY and Sandford DOXEY -- more notes and more securities listed. Land in Currituck bounded by Buckskin Creek, Cowells Creek, Land of Horatia(?) FROST, Elias ETHERIDGE, orphan of Robert ETHERIDGE. One hundred acres. Also negro man Sambo, Negro woman Rachel, one horse, two carts two hammers and other possessions. /s/ Jesse W. DOXEY, John HUMPHRIES, Isaac BAXTER, E.D. FEREBEE, James (x - his mark) DOXEY, Sr. Witness, Spence HALL. Registered 23 Jul 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 291] David GREGORY to James COWELL. 27 May 1834. David GREGORY and wife Penelope of Camden County. James of Currituck. Twenty five dollars. James referenced as James COWELL, Sen. Land in Currituck bounded by property of COWELL. Twenty five acres. /s/ David (x - his mark) GREGORY. Penelope (x - her mark) GREGORY. Witness, W. BRAY. May Term 1834. Registered 24 Jul 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 303-304] Joshua JOHNSON sold to William HILL, for $42.00, a tract of land on the North Banks beginning in the Marsh on Martin JOHNSON's land southwest of Collinton Creek, then running to the Bay Shore to Mathias HAMAN's line, containing 50 acres.  This indenture was made May 20, 1834.  Wit:  Henry HAMON, Joshua GUARD.  /s/ Joshua [x] JOHNSON.  Registered: July 26, 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 311] February 18, 1834 - Samuel DOZIER for and in consideration of the sum of $250 paid to him by Arthur GREGORY for a certain parcel of land containing 25 ¾ acres various courses to Gideon GREGORY line.  Witness: Robert D. FROST, Samuel ETHERIDGE.  Registered July 27, 1834

[Deed Book 20; pg. 311-312] January 29, 1834 - Henry LEE SEN. for and in consideration of the sum of $200 paid to him by Moses BUNNILL for a parcel of land being in the Tulls Creek district containing 61 acres.  Witness: W. BRAY, Willoughby WEST Registered July 27, 1834

[Deed Book 20; pg. 339] Evans JONES and Lydia his wife to Luke WHITEHURST. 22 Aug 1834. EVANS of County of Princes Ann, State of Virginia. Luke WHITEHURST of Currituck. Twenty (unclear) dollars. Land in Currituck, Gibbs Woods, bounded by Edmond ??, Cornelius WEST, Thos. HANNSON(?), Luke WHITEHURST. Seven and one seventh acres. /s/ Evan JONES, Lydia (x - her mark) JONES. Witnesses, Wm. F. BAXTER, Edwd. HARDY. August Term 1834. Registered 19 Nov 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 340] Elizabeth JONES to Luke WHITEHURST. 22 Aug 1834. Reuben MORSE and Elizabeth his wife of the County of Princess Anne, State of Virginia. Luke WHITEHURST of Currituck. Twenty dollars. Land in Currituck, Gibbs Woods bounded by Edmond SIMMONS, Cornelius WEST, Thomas MANNERS(?), Luke WHITEHURST. Seven and one seventh acres. /s/ Elizabeth (x - her mark) MORSE. Witnesses, Edwd. HARDY, Wm. F. BAXTER. August Term, 1834. Registered 29 Nov 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 341] James WHITEHURST and Sally his wife to Luke WHITEHURST. No month listed, tenth day, 1834. All of Currituck. Twenty dollars. Land in Gibbs Woods bounded by Edmond SIMMONS, Cornelius WEST, Thomas ??, Luke WHITEHURST. /s/ James WHITEHURST, Sarah (x - her mark) WHITEHURST. Witnesses, Edwd. HARDY, Wm. F. BAXTER. August Term, 1834. Registered 29 Nov 1834.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 345] Hillory SIMMONS to Enoch D. FEREBEE. December 9, 1833. Both of Currituck. For and in consideration of a part of certain piece or parcel of land being in Currituck in Gibbs Woods known as DERBY's place contained two hundred and seventy five acres. Five hundred and twenty dollars. Land in Currituck on the East Ridge being the lands that were willed to he said Hillory SIMMONS by his father M. SIMMONS, bounded by John BELL, Joseph COWELL, Ruth BELL, Samuel FEREBEE, JR., Jeremiah LANG; land on whereon the said Hillory SIMMONS now lives. /s/ H. SIMMONS. Witnesses, John L. DOXEY, Joseph COWELL. August Term, 1834. Registered 29 Nov 1834. Followed by a deed from Enoch D. FEREBEE to Hillory SIMMONS with the same witnesses.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 347 (could be 367?)]  August 22, 1834 - Ruth BELL for and in consideration of the sum of $100 paid to her by William FEREBEE for a parcel of land containing 50 acres. Bounded by a piece Wm. COTTER bought of Ruth BELL various courses to John D. COOK, this being the remainder of land that belonged to my Farther and fell to me by his death.  Witness: John HUMPHRIES, S.W. FEREBEE Registered November 29, 1836

[Deed Book 20; pg. 348]  April 30, 1834 - Ordered that John W. HUGHS Guardian to Betsey LEE orphan of James LEE dec’d sell the land belonging to James LEEThomas LEE having the highest bid of Twenty cents per acre and in consideration of the sum o$12.50 paid to John W. HUGHS by Thomas LEE for that parcel of Swamp land of James LEE containing 50 acres, it being the land Zeb? LEE bought at the sale of John WALMORLEY as by the Sheriff.  Witness: E. BALL, P. FORBES.  Registered November 29, 1834 

[Deed Book 20; pg. 355] Samuel N. MIDYETT and his wife Elizabeth of Currituck County sold to Henry MOORE of Currituck County, for $28.33 1/3, a tract of undivided land containing on the whole 85 acres on the North Banks, "...the 1/3 of which we do bargain & sell..."  This indenture was made August 24, 1834.  /s/ Samuel N. MIDYETT, Elizabeth [x] MIDYETT.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 355-356] July 21, 1834 - Thomas LEE for and in consideration of the sum of $200.00 paid to me by James BELL for a tract of land beginning at a black gum a line between Tully L. DOZIER & James BELL running along sd. DOZIER line to John D. COOKs line along this line to Lettica COOPERs land to Wm. SNOWDENs line to James BELL line along his line to first station to contain 40 acres.  Witness: F.G. MORSE, William SNOWDEN Registered November 30, 1834

[Deed Book 20; pg. 356] May 18, 1834 - I Rilan McPHERSON for and in consideration of the sum of $15.00 for a parcel of land in the Backwoods beginning at a corner holly standing in Arthur CULPEPPERs land various courses to first station.  Witness: John FISK, Griffin ETHERIDGE, SR., Griffin ETHERIDGE, JR.  Registered November 30, 1834

[Deed Book 20; pg. 363] Thomas ROBERTS and wife Nancy to Polly TAYLOR, wife of Charles TAYLOR. All of Currituck.  For and in consideration of the natural love and affections which we have and bear unto Polly TAYLOR wife of Charles TAYLOR. Land in Currituck bounded by Dempsey BALLANCE, Samuel KINSEY, Thomas POYNER, deceased, Lewis DAGUE. Fifteen acres. /s/ Thomas (x - his mark) ROBERTS, Nancy (x - her mark) ROBERTS. Witnesses, D. BALLANCE, Nathan POYNER. February Term 1835. Registered 23 Feb 1835.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 372] Samuel HOLT to Alexander DOXEY. 26 Sep 1834. Both of Currituck. Two hundred and twenty five dollars. Land in Currituck bounded by Jesse HOLLOWAY, James SPRIE, Samuel MCHORNEY, Parker Creek. One hundred eighteen acres. /s/ Samuel HOLT. Witness, D.(?) LINDSAY. November Term 1834. Registered 25 Feb 1835.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 377] Wm. DOXEY and wife Katey to John SIMMONS. All of Currituck. 24 Nov 1834. Two hundred dollars. Land in Coinjock bounded by Spence O'NEAL, deceased, Benjamin TAYLOR, deceased, Joseph SIMMONS, deceased. Fifty acres. /s/ William DOXEY, Katharine (x - her mark) DOXEY. No witnesses listed. Katharine separately examined by Caleb ETHERIDGE and James BELL on 25 Nov 1834. November Term 1834. Registered 25 Feb 1835.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 395] Mary WOODARD to Luke WHITEHURST. Bill of sale. Mary of Borough of Norfolk, State of Virginia. One hundred twenty five dollars. Luke WHITEHURST of Gibbs Woods, Currituck County. Negro women named Rose(?-unclear). 11 Nov 1834. Witnesses, Caleb SIMMONS, G. P.(?) WOODARD. /s/ Mary WOODARD. November Term, 1834. Registered 26 Feb 1835.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 396] Luke WHITEHURST to Caroline SIMMONS. In consideration of the natural love and affection I have . . . for Caroline SIMMONS of the same state and county. One negro woman by the name of Rose. /s/ Luke WHITEHURST. Witnesses, Spence WALKER, Aol(?) WALKER. November Term 1834. Registered 26 Feb 1835.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 407-408] William O'NEAL and his wife Rebecca and Polly HOLLOWAY of Currituck County sold to Thomas H. SAUNDERSON of Currituck County, for $25.00, a tract of land joining John WILLIAMS, the heirs of Dempsey WILLIAMS, and Dr. NICHOLSON's patent, containing 100 acres.  This indenture was made January 24, 1835.  Wit:  W.A. JARVIS.  /s/ William O'NEAL, Rebecca [x] O'NEAL, Polly HOLLOWAY.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 415] Joseph COWELL guardian for Thomas HUTCHINS heirs to Will F. COTTEN. Both of Currituck. 1 Jan 1834. For and in consideration of rents . . . Tenement of land in Currituck in the neighborhood of North River that plantation known by the name of Cain(?-very unclear) Ridge bounded by James BALL, Arthur GREGORY, Phillip DOZIER. Appears that terms of lease spelled out. /s/ Joseph COWELL, William F.(T?) COTTEN. Witnesses, James M. FISHER, G. BARNARD. February Term, 1835. Registered 4(?) May 1835.

[Deed Book 20; pg. 431] John FORBES to Joshua TAYLOR. 10 Dec 1835(sic). Both of Currituck. Fifty two dollars. Land in Cowinjock bounded by Thomas(?), ??. Ten acres. /s/ J. FORBES  Witnesses, Durtea (x - his mark) FISHER, E. L. STEPHENS. February Term, 1835. Registered 7 May 1835

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