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Early Princess Anne Co., VA Deeds
(Currituck County family names & at times relationships mentioned)

DEED BOOK ONE

Page 10
Nov. 12, 1691
SOLOMON WHITE of Knotts Island deed of gift to Sister Elizabeth now wife of STEPHEN SWAINE, 454 acres, bounded by land of father PATRICK WHITE, dec.
Wit: Patrick White, Patrick Angus.

Page 19
May 7, 1692
FRANCIS LAND, father of FRANCIS LAND and grandfather to EDWARD LAND, in his will dated April 15, 1654 left his son FRANCIS 150 acres; eldest son RENATUS LAND, father of EDWARD was to have 200 acres adjoining: RENATUS died and land reverted to Brother FRANCIS who now gives to EDWARD.
Wit: Malachy Thruston, Martha Thruston, Jean Porten

Page 20
May 10, 1692
ELIZABETH WHITE power of attorney to Son SOLOMON WHITE.
Wit: Evan Jones, Edward Jones

Page 21
July 6, 1692
SOLOMON WHITE, eldest son and heir of PATRICK WHITE—it was father’s desire that my brother PATRICK WHITE have 350 acres called Indian Creek Woods and 200 acres in Norfolk Co. on the North River.
Wit: Lemuel Phillips, Patrick Angus

Page 34
April 5, 1692-May 3, 1693
ELIZABETH WHITE of Knotts Island (Will)
Daughters: DINAH JONES, ELIZABETH SWAINE, RUTH WHITEALL
Sons: SOLOMON and PATRICK
Wit: William Boggs, John Sullivan, John Sandford

Page 38
July 5, 1693
ISABELL SPRATT, widow of HENRY SPRATT, deed of gift to son THOMAS of 300 acres upon Coratuck Bay called Nawney’s Creek; if he dies without issue then to son HENRY.
Wit: Malachy Thruston, Francis Sayer, Otho Russel

Page 41
September 6, 1693
ISABELL SPRATT, widow of HENRY, and son HENRY trade 300 acres to daughter ISABELL now wife to FRANCIS SIMPSON.
Wit: Malachy Thruston, Thomas Hall

Page 55
April 29, 1693
Administration of the estate of PATRICK WHITE granted to ELIZABETH WHITE, relict

Page 75
January 2, 1694/5
Inventory of the estate of FRANCIS LAND by John Richason, Adam Keeling, Henry Walston, and William Cathrill sworn to by KATHERINE HALL late widow of FRANCIS LAND

Page 78
Feb. 5, 1694/5
Sarah SANFORD deed of Gift to Sons Causon and Henry SANFORD
Wit. Edward ATWOOD, Horatio WOODHOUSE

Page 78
Feb. 5, 1694/5
Power of Attorney from Sarah SANFORD to Brother Henry WOODHOUSE
Wit. Horatio WOODHOUSE, William MOORE

Page 80
15 Oct. 1694
JOHN GODDARD—nuncupative will—Katherine GASKINS alias LAND

Page 91
June 8, 1695
CAPT. FRANCIS MORSE Deed of Gift to Son Francis MORSE 360 acres next to marshes of Knotts Island

Page 99
Sept. 4, 1695
Richard WICKER of Knotts Island to Daughter Mary BOOTH wife of George BOOTH 100 acres.
Wit. Edward JONES, Richard DRAPER, Patrick ANGUS

Page 138
August 8, 1694-May 5, 1697
WILLIAM CAPPS (Will)
Sons: WILLIAM, JOHN, JOELL
Daughters: RUTH, ELIZABETH, SARAH, MARY
Wife: FRANCES, executor
Wit: William Cornick, Martin Cornick

Page 144
February 22, 1696/7
FRANCES CAPPS power of attorney to brother RICHARD COX to obtain probate of late husband WILLIAM CAPPS.
Wit: Owen Sullivan, Patrick Angus

Page 251
Feb. 8, 1699/1700 - May 7, 1700
ISABELL SPRATT (Will)
Son: HENRY and his wife FRANCES
Daughter: AMIE
SARAH
daughter of HENRY WOODHOUSE and his wife AMIE
Son: THOMAS and his daughter AMY
Daughter: MARY wife of SOLOMON WHITE
Daughter ISABEL wife of PATRICK WHITE
Col. ANTHONY LAWSON
Ex: son HENRY and son in law HENRY WOODHOUSE
Wit: Edward Moseley, Henry Chapman

Page 270
Nov. 12, 1700-Jan. 2, 1700 sic
Will of SARAH JONES of Knotts Island
Son: JOHN LEWIS, WILLIAM EVANS, JOHN JONES
Ex: son WILLIAM
Wit: Adam Broughton, Samuel Berrit, Ambros McCoy

Page 280
Sept. 21, 1696-May 1701
MARGARET DAWLEY (Will)
Sons: WILLIAM CAPPS, RICHARD CAPPS, and JOHN DAWLEY
Daughters: JEANE WOODHOUSE, SARAH CANNON, ELIZABETH JONES
DENNIS CAPPS
son of HENRY
SARAH CANNON
daughter of EDWARD and SARAH
FRANCIS JONES
and his sister SARAH
Ex: son JOHN DAWLEY
Wit: William Simmons, John Walker

Page 284
Jan. 4, 1700-Jan. 30, 1700
Will of RICHARD WICKER of Coratuck in NC
Wife: MARGARET
Grandchildren: GEORGE BOOTH’s daughters ANNE and ELIZABETH
ROBERT LINSEY’s
sons JOHN and JOSEPH
Ex: son WILLIAM WICKER
Wit: Anne Thomas, Peter Parker, Nathaniel James

Part 2; Page 339
May 8, 1702

Part 2; Page 354 & 355
Oct. 20, 1691

Page 366
July 8, 1703
WILLIAM WHITE to PATRICK WHITE 100 acres in Knotts Island
Wit: M. Boush, Evan Jones, Jacob Johnson

Part 2; Page 377
Oct. 15, 1703

Page 382
Nov. 3, 1703
DENNIS CAPPS son of HENRY CAPPS sells land to JOHN LEWIS
Wit: C. Cocke, Charles Sayes

Page 391
April 24, 1704
RICHARD JARVES of Coratuck power of attorney to RICHARD SANDERSON to receive legacies due him as marrying DINAH WOODHOUSE daughter of JOHN and RUTH Woodhouse

Page 398
June 7, 1704
JOSEPH SANDERSON of Coratuck power of attorney to Joell CORNICK to represent him in suits brought by EDWARD OLD and WILLOUGHBY MERCHANT against him as having married MARY TOOLY daughter of THOMAS TOOLY and Admnx of her sister JANE TOOLY, dec.
Wit: Christopher Burrough, John Carroway Jr.

Page 408
Sept. 7, 1703
WILLIAM RUSSELL and WILLIAM BELL of NC to THOMAS BODNAM for 30 lbs. 150 acres given to WILLIAM RUSSELL and his sister ANN now wife of WILLIAM BELL by WILLIAM HILLYARD.
Wit: John Richason, John Heldon

Part 2; Pages 415, 416
May 4, 1704

Page 416
May 2, 1704
RICHARD SANDERSON of Corrituck who married GRACE daughter of JOHN WOODHOUSE power of attorney to JOEL CORNICK
Wit: John Richason, William Moseley

Page 419
March 17, 1704/5
SOLOMON WHITE  to RICHARD SMITH for 70 lbs. 150 acres known as Rich Neck in Blackwater precinct patented by PATRICK WHITE father of said SOLOMON
Wit: Thomas Mason

Part 2; pg. 433
April 27, 1705

Page 436
June 7, 1705
RICHARD CHURCH to granddaughter ELIZABETH THOROWGOOD daughter of ARGALL THOROWGOOD deed of gift of a mare in the care of ELIZABETH's father-in-law THOMAS TREVATHAN
Wit: Richard Corbitt, Robert Burrough

Page 438
Sept. 3, 1705
RICHARD CHURCH of Norfolk Co. power of attorney to son-in-law RICHARD CORBITT

Part 2; Page 461
Sept. 7, 1706

Part 1; Page 465
May 5, 1706

Part 2; Page 465
Dec. 23, 1706

Part 2; Page 467
Nov. 8, 1706

Part 2; Page 477
Feb. 5, 1708

Part 2; Page 482
Feb. 26, 1708

Part 2; Page 483-484
Feb. 26, 1707/1708

Part 2; Page 484
Mar. 2, 1707

Part 2; Page 484-485
Mar. 2, 1707/08

Part 2; Page 490
Apr. 5, 1708

Page 491
April 8, 1708
KATHERINE HALL deed of gift to daughter MARTHA HALL daughter of THOMAS, MARY LAND, son FRANCIS LAND, son JOB GASKINS
Wit: M. Boush, Solomon Jones, Conner Callahan

Part 2; Page 494
Oct. 1, 1707

Page 497
March 5, 1706/7
MICHALL JONES deed of gift to daughter MARY SIMMONS wife of MALBONE SIMMONS  50 acres in Knotts Island
Wit: Thomas Spratt, Joel Cornick, Reodophus Malbone

Part 2; Page 503-504
Mar. 5, 1707/08

Part 2; Page 505
Oct. 31, 1707

Part 2; Page 506
Apr. 29, 1692

Part 2; Page 507? (page number is hard to read)
Date: ????

...I Marmaduke CAPELL of ye province of Carolina ye county of Albemarle & in ye pesinct of Currituck...set over unto George WARRINGTON of Princess Anne County in Virga:..two hundred acres pine in ye sd Marmaduke CAPELL lying and being on ye side of ye beaver dam between Frances JONES & Jno ELKS in Princess Anne County...

    /s/ Marmaduke CAPELL & seal

Signed Sealed & delivered in presence of us
    Max. BOUSH
    Richd. EILAND, SENR.

The above assignment is on ye back side of a pattent granted to Peter CAPELL by ye Lord HOWARD, Governr  & c for 200 acres of land & assigned to WARRINGTON by Marmaduke CAPELL & ye pattent dated 27 Apr 1686.

DEED BOOK TWO

Page 10
last day of August 1708
WILLIAM LURRY indenture of bargain and sale.  WILLIAM LURRY of Coratuck precint & of Albemarle County in ye government of North Carolina...to STEPHEN BURGESS...with consent of my wife DINAH...two hundred and fifty acres & is scituate lying & being in ye upper precinct of ye Eastern Shore of Lynhaven Parish in Princess Ann County in ye government of Virga as aforsaid & is lying on ye eastern side of ye north river of Corrotuck between ye land of RANDOLPH LOVETT...DANIEL LAND...RICHARD DRAPER.  /s/ William [his W mark] LURRY.  Witnesses: C. COCKETT, Adam THOROUGOOD, William CAPPS

Page 14
Jan. 21, 1706
RICHARD BONNEY---Sons—John, Richard, William and Edward; Daughters Sarah FRANKLIN, Mary DAUGE, Constance CURLON, Phebe LAND, Margaret McCLALLAN and his wife DINAH. Ex. Son JOHN.
Wit. John JAMES, Edward JAMES

Page 56
Oct. 5, 1709
ADAM FARGISON & ELIZA FARGISON of nuce [Neuse?] in North Carrolina ...sold to...SOLOMON WHITE of Princess Ann County, for 70 pounds sterling, 221 acres lying on the southside of Black Water Creek in Princess Ann County which was granted to Jno. VAUGHAN on Oct. 9, 1675 and by his last will & testament given to his wife Eliza: COMINGS, now the wife of said FARGISON.  /s/ Adam [his A mark] FARGISON and Elizabeth [her E mark] FARGISON.  Witnesses: James HAYNES, Ricd. CORBITT, Jos. WICKER, Patrick JONES

Page 142
15th day of May 1711
THOMAS and MARY PERRY of Cedar Island in Princess Ann Co., VA to TIMOTHY IVES, JUNr of Carrotuck in ye Southward Government in Virga...100 acres on Knotts Island commonly called MASONs Land bounding unto RICHARD JONES on ye so side & likewise unto WILLIAM WHITE on ye North side.  /s/ Thom. [his mark] PERRY and Mary [her mark] PERRY.  Witnesses: Cornelious JONES; Robt. HUTCHINSON

DEED BOOK THREE

Page 234
2d May 1718
North Carolina
     Know all men by those presents that I DENNIS RIORDANE of Currytuck in ye province aforesd do make ordaine constitue & appoint my loving wife SARAH RIORDANE to be my lawfull attorney for me & in my name & stead to enter into one plantation & tract of land (lying in princess Ann County in ye Colony and Dominion of Virga & bounding on ye northwest river containing by estimation one hundred & twenty two acres) or any part or parcell of ye said land & plantation in ye name of ye whole & in my name and stead to expell & put out all other person or persons & full & peacable posission & seisine of ye sd land and plantation for me & in my name & stead to take and after such seisin & posession so thereof had and taken fully & in my name & stead to deliver over unto SOUTHWOOD DANBY to hold to him & his heirs to ye only use of him & his hears for ever according to ye true intent & meaning of those presents and afterwards to appeare in princess ann court in ye colony & Dominion aforesaid & then & there for me and in my name & stead in open Court to acknowledge all my right title & interest of ye aforesaid land & plantation unto ye said SOUTHWOOD DENBY according to ye form & effort of an assignment on the back of ye pattent ratifying allowing & holding for firm whatsoever my said attorney shall doe in & about ye promises In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale this 2d day of May anno 1718.

Signed Sealed & ded in ye presence of                                 /s/ Denis RIORDANE & Seale
     Thomas SWANN    John WEBSTER
     Mary (her M mark) DENBY   Sam:l SIMMONS
Princess Ann: At a Court held ye 6th of May 1719 then ye above power of attorney was proved in Court by ye oaths of Samuel SIMMONS & Mary DENBY & order sd to be recorded

Page 261
April 23, 1719
June 3, 1719
Henry WOODHOUSE Elder---eldest Son Phillip, younger Son William, Wife Elizabeth, Daughter Mary. Ex. Wife
Wit. Francis WOODHOUSE, John CUTH, John CORNICK

Page 275
Sept. 1, 1719
RICHARD SMITH Elder to Son Thomas 100 acres in Blackwater
Wit. Willoughby MERCHANT, Richard CORBETT, Sarah SOLLEY

Page 275
April 15, 1719
Sept. 2, 1719
JAMES DAUGE----Sons- John, Richard, and William (New Plantation) Daughters Mary, Macena and Nowdina, Daughter Jacqueline CANNON; Sons James and Peter (land in Currituck), Wife Mary. James’s share to go to Richard and Peter if he doesn’t come to claim it within 6 years. Ex. Wife and her Brother John BONNEY
Wit. William BONNEY, Edward BONNEY

Page 276
May 13, 1719 - Aug. 5, 1719
Will of JOHN DAULEY—Sons John (land in Muddy Creek called George’s Quarter), William (Sasafras Ridge), Thomas (land on Broken Ridge and White Oak Plain), Henry and Dennis. Daughters Elizabeth WOODHOUSE, Mary FOUNTAIN and Margret; Granddaughters Mary FOUNTAIN, and Mary WOODHOUSE, Wife Mary. Executrix. Wife.
Wit. Edward A. CANNON SR., Robert HUTCHINSON

Page 336
August 1, 1720

Know all men by those presents that I William DAVIS & Mary my wife of ye presinct of Coratuck in ye County of Albemarle & province of North Carolina do by those presents make ordaine constitute & appoint our friend Willoughby MERCHANT of Princess Ann County in Virga: to be our  true & lawfull attorney for us & in our names to acknowledge our deed of sale of land to Daniel GLASCO JUNR: for a certaine parcel of land as by ye said deed is manifest & whatsoever our said attorney shall lawfull doe in & about ye premises we doe by those presents hold for firm & valid as tho: we ourselves were personally present at ye doing thereof as witness our hands & seales this 1st day of August anno Dom: 1720.

Signed sealed in presence of                                                         /s/ Wm DAVIS & Seale
     David DUNCAN                                                                  /s/ Mary DAVIS & Seale
     Thomas (his mark TE) ELKS
At a court held ye 3d August 1720 then ye above Power of attorney was proved by ye oaths of boath the witnesses and ordered to be recorded

Following this Power of Attorney of William & Mary DAVIS there is a deed between William DAVIS of Albermarle County (doesn't mention a precinct) in ye province of North Carolina of ye one part and Daniel GLASCOK JUN: of Princess Ann County in Virga: of ye other...one certain parcel of land scituate lying & being on ye north side of ye Northwest River in Princess Ann County in Virginia, 100 acres of land.

Page 413
June 6, 1722

Then came before us Col: Edward MOSELEY of ye County of princess Ann & Depon'd upon ye holy Evangelist that William WEST who now liveth at ye North River of Coratuck Bay in Said County is ye reputed Son of William WEST SENr: Decd & Susannah his wife daughter of Wm Chickester ye pilot & that he ye Said Wm WEST SENr: dyed at ye plantation where he ye Said William WEST JUNr: his Said reputed Son now Liveth.  Given under my hand this Sixth day of June anno Dom 1722.  Sworn to ye 6th June 1722 & ordered to be Recorded
                        /s/ Edw: MOSELEY

Then came before us Arthur BLAKE of ye County pf princess Ann & Depon'd upon ye holy Evangelist that William WEST is ye reputed Son of William WEST SENr who formerly lived in North Carrolina at ye plantation of Perquimans who returned to ye plantation of William WEST JUNr: his Said Son where he now liveth going by ye Name of North river of Coratuck Bay in Said County and there Dyed.  given under my had this Sixth Day of June anno Dom: 1722.  Sworn to ye 6th June 1722 & ordered to be Recorded
                        /s/ Arthur BLAKE

Then came before us George BOOTH of ye County pf princess Ann & Depon'd upon ye holy Evangelist that William WEST who now liveth at ye North river of Coratuck Bay in Said County is ye reputed Son of William WEST SENr Decd who formerly lived at North Carolina at ye plantation perquimans & that Eliza: BOOTH Decd: ye mother of me ye Said Deponant brought too? bed? Susanah WEST mother of ye Said William WEST about ye year 1683: & baptised about a month after ye Decease of his Said father William WEST.  Given under my hand this 6th day of June 1722.  Sworn to ye 6th June 1722 & ordered to be Recorded
                        /s/ George [his mark] BOOTH

Pages 460-461
August 7, 1722


This indenture made the seventh day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seaven hundred twenty & two & in ye ninth year of ye reign of our Sovereign lord Geo: King over great Britain & between Timothy IVES of Coratuck presinct in ye county of Albermarl & in ye province of No Carrolina of ye one part & Andrew PEACOCK of knots Island of princess ann county in Virga: of the other part....land being on Knots Island in ye county of princess & is part of a pattent granted unto Rachel CORNELIUS bearing date ye 20th day of Aprill 1682: & bounded as followeth beginning at a pine on a bay Ely from this land & running W: by N: three hundred twenty p: by marked trees dividing this land & ye lands of Patrick White to a maple then S: by W; fifty p: then E: by S: three hundred p: to a pine on ye bay then N: by E; fifty p: to ye first station being by estimation one hundred acres more or less...

 

Signed sealed & ded in presence of us

     Cornelius JONES

     Richard (his marke RI) JONES

 

At a Court held ye 5th September 1722 then came Timothy IVES into Court & acknowledged ye within deed to Andrew PEACOCK at whose reqt. ye same is ordered to be recorded

     Timothy [TI] IVES & Seale

     Rachell [R] IVES & Seale

Page 485-486


To all Christian people to whome those presents shall come I James HEATH of princess ann County in Virginia sends greeting in our Lord God everlasting  & know yee that I ye said Jas: HEATH for many and good reasons & considerations and thereunto moving but more especially for ye fulfilling of my fathers last will & testament have given granted & confirmed & do hereby give grand and forever confirm unto my brother Robert HEATH of Coratuck presinct in the County of Albermarl in ye provence of North Carrolina one certain tract ... of princess ann aforesaid being part of the devidend of land wheron I now live commonly known by the name of Eagles nest ridge containing by estimation two hundred acres or thereabouts as specifyed in my fathers last will...

... set my hand & seale this first day of Aprill 1723                             Princess Ann - At a court held ye 3rd of Aprill 1723

Signed sealed & D? in prenes of                                                                Then came James HEATH into Court and

Richd EILAND                                                                                       acknowledged ye above deed to his brother Robert                                                 James HEATH & Seale

And: PEACOCK                                                                                     HEATH at whose request ye same is ordered to be recorded               

DEED BOOK FOUR

Page 49
Sept. 29, 1725

Know all men by those presents that I Joseph WICKER of the precinct of Corotuck in the County of Albermall & in ye province of North Carolina do ordain constitute nominate and appoint & in my place & stead put & deputed my loving friend Mr. Reodolphus MALBONE of princess an county to be my true and lawfull attorney for me & in my name to aknowledge a tract of land which lyeth on Knots Island in princess ann county aforesaid containing two hundred acres unto Levi CRESSEY his heirs or assigns & use over my said attorney shall lawfully do therein I do by those presents promise to hold for good & valid in ye law as tho: it been actually done by myself in witness my hand & seale ye 29th day of September Dom: 1725.
    /s/ Jo:s WICKER & seale

Signed and sealed  In Presence of
     And: PEACOCK
     Cornel:s JONES
     Ebenezer HARKER
     Evan JONES
     Wm DAVIS

Princess Ann: at a court held ye first xber [October] 1725 then ye within power was proved by ye oaths of Andrew PEACOCK & Cornel:s JONES & ordered that ye same be recorded.

[NOTE:  In Wicker's lease to Levi Cressey on May 7, 1725, Wicker is listed as being from "ye presinct of Cartret in ye county of Bath & provence of No Carrolina"]

Page 199
July 9, 1728

Know all men by those presents that I Thomas SANDERSON of Currotuck presinct in the County of Albemarle & province of North Carolina do by those present appoint & in my place & stead put & deput my trusty & loving friend William CORBELL my true & lawful attorney for me & in my place & stead for me & in my name to acknowledge unto Jacob BARBER of princess ann county of virginia a certain peice of woodland ground containing one third part of a hundred acres to be acknowledged at the next court held for princess ann county in virginia ensuing the date hereof given & granting to my said attorney my full strength power & authority in ye said acknowledgement as I myself can do if I was personally present  as witness my hand & seale this ninth day of July anno domo: 1728.
    /s/ Thomas SANDERSON (seal)

Signed Seald & deld in the presence of

    Frances SOREY
    Augustus LANE

Princess Ann:  At a Court held ye 7th of August 1728
    Then the above power of attorney was proved by ye oaths of boath the witnesses thereto and on the motion of Wiilliam CORBELL is ordered to be recorded.

Page 232
March 3, 1728/29

Henry WHITE of virginia in ye County of princess ann, planter, ... in consideration of the love & good will which I do bare to my well beloved sister Elizabeth DUDLEY, wife to Robert DUDLEY, of knots Island in virginia ...me thereunto moving  but more especially to fulfill ye desire of my Honed father Solomon WHITE, late of Corratuck, decd: ... a certain plantation being at ye north end of knots Island in princess ann county in virginia containing by estemation two hundred & fifty acres ... the third day of March in ye second year of the reign of king George the second 1728/29.
        /s/Henry WHITE & seale
        /s/ Leady WHITE & seale

Signed sealed & deld: In presence of us
        Solo WHITE
        John MORSE

Page 360-361
Oct. 1, 1731

This indenture made this first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seaven hundred thirty one & in the fifth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second, King of great Britain & between Eaustace STRIPES of Coratuck presinct in the County of Arlbermarle & province of North Carrolina of ye one part & William DYER JUNR: of the County of princess ann & colony of virginia of the other part...containing fifty seaven acres of land more or less being part of a parcel land by pattent granted to Thomas FRANKLIN late deceased by adventure right bearing date the 20th day of October 1691 as by ye said pattent may appear bounded as followeth begining at a beach thence norly to a popler then eastly along Dearmores ridge to a mayple then Soly along Dauleys line to an Iron wood tree then along the relaplse land to ye first statio
        /s/ Eaustace (his mark) STRIPES & Seale

Signed Sealed & Dd
In ye presenes of us
     Job GASKING
     James (I) MORE
     John HILL

Princess Ann: At a Court held ye 6th of October 1731
     Then came Eaustace STRIPES into Court and acknowledged the above release to William DYER JUNR: on whose motion the same is ordered to be recorded

Page 390
Feb, 6, 1732/3

Know all men by those presents that I Francis MORSE of Coratuck presinct in ye provence of No Carrolina yeom: have & by those presents do ordain constitute & appoint by trusty friend John CONNYER of ye county of princess ann & Dominion of virg: my true and lawful attorney for me & in my name & to my use authorized by power from Mr Samuel GARDNER of Boston in New England as in & by the said power of attorney lodged in ye office of sd county of princess ann may appear to ask & sue for leavy recover & receive of Geo: PURDY his heirs exors adms: or assigns ye sum or just ballance of a bill or promi:y note under ye hand of said George PURDY bearing date 13th day of January 1729/30: giving full power & authority to my said attorney to do or cause to be done all & every such act & acts thing or things in ye law whatsoever as if I were personally present or might or could do by virtue of ye aforesaid recited power of att:y to me directed in recovering ye said debt or ball: due ratifiying & allowing firm & stable what my said att:y shall lawfully doe in the promises in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale this 6: Feby 1732/3.
     /s/ Francis MORSE & seal

Signed Seald & deld in the presence of
Henry SPRATT
    
Presented in court the 7th of March 1732 and ordered to be recorded

Page 439
July 4, 1733
JOHN DAUGE Deed of Gift to Daughters MARY and JOAN land in NC and VA

Page 439
July 4, 1733
Will of WILLIAM CORBELL—Son SAMUEL; Daughters PRUDENCE, MARY, and ELIZABETH, Wife ELIZABETH. Ex. Wife
Wit. Solomon WHITE Jr., John BUCKNER, Josiah MORRIS

Page 499
March 11, 1733/4 - April 3, 1734
Will of PHILLIP WOODHOUSE-Brother WILLIAM;  Executor: Uncle HORATIO WOODHOUSE
Wit. John GORNTO, John BROWN, Francis WOODHOUSE

Page 500
April 15, 1734
Will of JOHN DAUGE – Wife ELIZABETH, Sister NOWDINA HENLEY, Grandson JOHN WHITEHURST, Brother WILLIAM’s son JOHN, FRANCIS WOODHOUSE, all my Brothers and Sisters. Ex. Francis WOODHOUSE
Wit. John BONNEY, William DAUGE

Page 533-534
Feb. 5, 1734
John HAILES of North Carolina Curratuc leases 100 acres to Henery JAMES of Princess Ann County for 6 months for 10 pounds current money, situated in the upper precinct of the Eastern Shore joyning on Thos. WARDs line, John HENDLEY's line and near Barard MOSSE land.   /s/ John [his I mark] HAILES  - Witnesses: John JAMES, James (his mark) ALBRITON

DEED BOOK SIX

Page 17
April 1, 1740
CASON BUSKY and Wife Mary (only Daughter of John and Elizabeth CANNON and one of two Sisters (?) and coheirs of Edward LAND, JR.) to Anthony WALKE for 5 shillings, 670 acres where on Mary’s Grandfather EDWARD LAND lived.
Wit. Jacob ELLEGOOD, Edward Hack MOSELEY, John HUTCHINGS

Page 19
April 1, 1741
BENJAMIN DAUGE of Currituck in NC to John FENTRESS, JR., for 5 shillings 130 acres (same land James DAUGE gave to his Son Richard in his Will)
Wit. Anthony WALKE, John KEMPE, John FENTRESS, Michael FENTRESS

DEED BOOK SEVEN

Page 307
March 17, 1752
JAMES DAUGE Deed of Gift to Brother RICHARD DAUGE 45 acres, part of plantation our father WILLIAM divided before PETER MALBONE and CORNELIUS HENLEY
Wit. John BONNEY, SR., Cornelius HENLEY

Page 311
March 17, 1752
Inventory of the estate of WILLIAM DAUGE by JOHN BONNEY, SR., TULLY WILLIAMSON, CORNELIUS HENLEY

Kindly contributed by Janet Pinkham, Judy Merrell Brickhouse, and Mike Schoettle