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Deed Book 36

[Deed Book 36, pg. 449-451] Indenture between John DOXEY, Grandy DOXEY, John F. GRAY & wife Ann M., Charles BELL and wife Lydia of Currituck David SAWYER and wife Amanda E., Pius GEORGE and wife Mary J. of Norfolk County, Va. of the first part, and Joseph SIMPSON of Camden County, North Carolina of the second part. Jany 2, 1882. Five hundred dollars. That certain piece or parcel of land known and designated as the Ashly OWENS tract of land adjoining the lands of John HUMPHRIES and the heirs of Olive MATHIAS & others containing forty eight acres more or less also the previlidge of getting fire wood & rail timber from the tract of land known as the neck for the use of the said (?) (?) it being the piece of land purchased by Mary DOXEY from Edmond BRAY reference to said deed of Record in Registers office Currituck County will more fully show boundaries. s/ John [x] DOXEY, J F GRAY, Pytous GEORGE, A M GRAY, M A GEORGE, G B DOXEY, Charles M BELL, Lydia B. BELL, David W SAWYER, Amanda E SAWYER .

This to certify that I, E.W. HOLT a justice of the Peace for Currituck County and State aforesaid personally appeared this day John DOXEY, Grandy DOXEY, John F GRAY and wife Ann M.,. Charles BELL & wife Lydia of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina. David SAWYER & wife Amanda E., Prius GEORGE and wife Mary J. of Norfolk County State of Virginia and duly acknowledged the execution of the foregoing deed of conveyance and Ann M. wife of John F GRAY, Lydia wife of Charles BELL, Amanda E. wife of David SAWYER, Mary J wife of Prius GEORGE being by me privately examined separate and apart from their said husbands doth state that they signed the same of their own free will and accord without fear or compulsion of their said husbands or any one else and that they doth still assent thereto This the 9th day of August 1882.  /s/ E.W. HOLT, J.P. Registered March 2, 1883, H.B. ANSELL, Probate Judge Recorded Mch 3rd 1883, S.C. SIMMONS, R.D.

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Know all men by these presents that I, John DOXEY my heirs and assigns are held and firmly bound unto Jos. SIMPSON his heirs & assigns in the sum of Two hundred dollars to the payment of which well and truly to be made I bind myself my heirs assigns administrators or executors, Signed and sealed this the 26th day of Feby 1883
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas said John DOXEY and others have sold to the said Jos. SIMPSON a certain piece of land situated in said County near Tulls Creek, by deed bearing date Jany 2 ~ 1882 which is of Record in Registers office in said County and whereas the children of Francis V. MATHIAS, dec to wit: Florence MATHIAS and James MATHIAS represent or own one fifth of said piece of land and they being minors unable to convey title, now therefore if the said Florence MATHIAS and James MATHIAS shall convey unto the said Jos. SIMPSON his heirs and assigns their interest in said land when they arrive at full age then this obligation to be null and void otherwise in full force and effect. Signed & sealed day and date first written.  /s/ John [x] DOXEY. Wit. A.O. DEY. Acknowledged by John DOXEY before H.B. ANSELL, Probate Judge. Registered March 2, 1883. Recorded March 3, 1883 by S.C. SIMMONS, Reg. Deeds.

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