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Currituck County Miscellaneous Estates

Alexander Whitehall - 1797

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State of North Carolina}
    Currituck County     }
     The above plan represents 645 acres of Land situate in the State and County aforesaid (Formerly the property of Alexander WHITEHALL decd) and bounded as follows.  Beginning on the Sound Side at Mr. Hadley WOODHOUSE then runing So 70 W 51 chain to the main road thence So 20 E 28 chain and 80 links to a pine corner of the Land formerly belonging to Ezekiel ROLLINGS decd thence So 60 W 38 chain to a pine in the Back line thence So 32 E 17 chain to a corner read oak then N. 60 E 35 chain to the main road thence with said main road So 16 E 16 chain So 13 E 16 chain So 3 E 18  chain So 78 E 2 chain 75 links to an oak then N 70 E 30 chain to a corner pine binding on Thomas JARVIS land thence N 16 W 31 chain binding on William LUTTSs land to a corner pine then N 75 E 50 chain to Dues Quarter Creek thence Northwardly binging [binding] on said Creek and Sound by Various Courses to the first Station Surveyed September 14th and 15th days 1797.
     Tho. POYNER Sur

State of North Carolina}
    Currituck County     }
    
This plan represents one half acre of land situate in the State and County aforesaid (formerly belonging to Alexander WHITEHALL decd) and bounded as follows Beginning on the East side of the main road where the back woods road crossed that leads to Cowinjock Bay thence N. 65 E 2 chain 24 links to a small pine thence So 33 E 2 chain 24  links thence So 65 W 2 chain 24 links then to the first station surveyed Sept. 11th 1797.
     Tho. POYNER Sur

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State of North Carolina}
    Currituck County     }
    
The above plan represents 128 acres of land situate in the State and County aforesaid (Formerly the property of Alexander WHITEHALL Decd) and bounded as follows Begining on the Sound Side at Mr. JOSEPH GRAYs line thence running So 78 W 80 Chain thence N. 6 W 17 chain thence N 78 E 24 chain then N. 84 E 42 chain then N 75 E 12 chain to the sound then binding on the sound to the first station, Surveyed, September 12th 1797.
     Tho. POYNER Sur

State of North Carolina, Currituck County
     The plan represents 110 acres of land situate in the State and County aforesaid (Formerly belonging to Alexander WHITEHALL Decd) and boundd as follows Beginning at a pine at William ODOWDAYs land thence runing N 41 E 23 chain to a pine N 45 E 8 chain to a corner pine sapling thence So 20 E 13 chain 40 links So 24 E 35 chain to a corner pine then So 70 W 26 chain to Thomas WHITEs line a Hickory then N 20 W 3 chain to a pine then N 22 W 2 chain thence to the first station, Surveyed, September 13th 1797.
     Tho. POYNER Sur

 

 

 

 

 

 

State of North Carolina}
    Currituck County     }
     The plan represents 35 acres of Swamp Land situate n the State and County aforesaid (Formerly belonging to Alexander WHITEHALL Decd) and bounded as follows Begg at a pine (Begining of John TAYLORs patent) thence runing So 80 W 9 chain then South 6 chain to a Gum a corner of Joseph TAYLORs patent, then South 34 chain then N 80 E 9 chain thence North to the first Station, Surveyed September 11th 1797.
     Tho. POYNER Sur

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State of North Carolina}   Supr Court of Law
     Edenton District      }   April Term 1797
    
On petition of Robert WHITEHALL and James WHITEHALL an infant under the age of twenty one years by Mary TILLETT his guardian & next Friend praying that Commissioners may be appointed to divide amongst and appropriate to them their respective Felial portions or distributive Shares of their late deceased Fathers (Alexander WHITEHALL) Estate agreeable to the directions of the Act of Assembly in such case made & provided.  It is ordered that Thomas BERNARD, Thomas SANDERS son of Lemuel, Daniel LINDSEY, Nathan POYNER and Benjamin TAYLOR be appointed to divide and appropriate agreeable to the prayer of the petition &c.
A Copy
     Test Will BLAIR

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Recd the 5th Day of october 1797 of Tho. WHITEHALL the Sum of Eaighteen Pounds Seventeen Shillings and 4d in full of the ______ Recd by Thos SANDERSON.
     /s/ Mr Robert WHITEHALL

     Recd the 5th Day of october 1797 of Thomas WHITEHALL the Sum of Two Pounds Three Shillings 1d Recd the same in full by me Mary TILLETT as guardian to Jeams WHITEHALL orphan.  Thos SANDERSON
     /s/ Mary [hur x mark]
TILLETT Guadn

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State Nor Carrolina}
   Currituck County }
    
In obedience to an axed [annexed] order of the Suporia Courts of the District of Edenton We the subscribers Being first Sworn hath proceeded to Devid the Raile Estate of Alexr WHITEHALL Esqr Decd Amongst the Lawful Representvs in the following manner, viz--

To one Tract of Land to Robert WHITEHALL Being the North parte of the Maner Plintation Beginning on the Sound at Hadley WOODHOUSE Line thence So 70 W fifty one chain to the Main Road thence So 20 E twenty Eaight links to a pine corner of the land formerly belonging to Ezel ROLLINS Decd thence No 75 E 75 chain to the Sound thence Northerdly binden on Sound to the first station containing 204 acres. Also one piece or percel of land Boundered as follows, Viz Beginning at a pine standing on the left Side of the main Road Corner tree of the land formirly of belonging to Ezel ROLLINS Decd thence So 60 W thirty Eaight and half chain to a pine in the Back line thence So 32 E Seventeen and half chain to a corner Read oak thence No 60 E thirty five chain to the main Road thence Northardly with Said Main Road to the first Station containing sixty four acres.  Also one other piece or percel of land Boundered as follows Viz Beginning at a Smawl Gum on the main Road thence So 3 E Nine and half chain to Thos JERVES line thence So 78 E two chain and Seventy five links to an oak thence No 70 E thirty chain to a Corner pine Binding Thos JERVEUS land thence No 16 W ten chain Binding William LUTSes land to a pine thence Westardly by a line of marked trees to the first Station containing thirty two acres.  Also one other piece or percel land being parte of land and plintation whereon  Wm LUTS formily live Beginning as follows Viz Beginning at a pine Standing on the East Side of the Main Road thence So 70 W twenty Six and a half chain to a corner Hickery Binding on the land formily Belonging to Ambs MITCHEL Decd thence No 20 W three chain to a pine thence No 22 W two chain thence No 35 W eleven chain thence No 70 E twenty Six chain to Thomas BARNARD Land thence to the first Station binding on Thos BARNARD land and Jon SANDERSON land Containing 44 acres And one quarter of land.  Also one half Acre of land in Cowen Jock Binding on the East Side of the main Road whare the Back Woods Road Crosses that leads to Cowenjock Bay thence No 65 E two chain and twenty four link to a Smawl pine thence So 33 E two chain twenty four link thence So 65 W to the Main Road thence to the first Station Containing one half acre of land together with all houses builden and improvements there unto Belonging the above Mentioned pieces or percels of land. -- Turn Over

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Also one tract of land to Jems WHITEHALL Boundered and Begining as follows Viz Begining on the Sound Side at Joseph GRAYs line thence So 78 W Eaighty chain thence No 6 W Seventeen and half chain thence No 78 E twenty four and half chain thence No 84 E forty two and half chain thence No 75 E twelve chain to the Sound thence Binding on the Sound to the first Station Containing one Hundred and twenty Eaight acres of land With all the Improvements there Unto Belonging.  Also one piece or percel of land Boundered and Begining as follows Viz Begining at a pine at William DOWDAY land thence No 41 E twenty three chain to a pine thence No 45 E Eaight Chain to a corner pine thence So 20 E thirteen chain and forty link thence So 24 E Eaighteen and Half chain to Robert WHITEHALL land thence So 70 W twenty Six chain thence Northardly by a line of Marked trees to the first Station containing Sixty Six and one fourth acres of land With all the Improvements there Unto Belonging.  Also one other piece or percel of land Begining at a pine the Begining of Jon TAYLOR patten thence So 80 W three chain thence So 6 chain to a Gum a corner tree of Joseph TAYLOR patten thence So thirty four chain thence No Eaighty East Nine chain thence North to the first Station Containing thirty five and one half Acres of land.  Also one tract or percel of land laying in the County of Terrell Near the Mouth of little Alleygator Begining at a pine at the Head of the old Division line thence along the old devision line to an oak on the left side of a Creek thence down the said Creek to Seeder Point Swampe thence Binding with said Swamp to Joseph McCOMLEY thence binding with Said line to William RAYFIELD Corner tree a holley then Binding With Said RAYFIELD line to a Gum being a corner tree thence down the Bever Dam Swamp to a pine the first Station at the Division line Containing one hundred and fifteen Acres of land.  So ends land.  Turn over.

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Ordered that Thomas WHITEHALL pay unto Robert WHITEHALL the Sum of Eaighteen Pounds Seventeen Shillings and four Pence. 
Likewise ordered that Thos WHITEHALL pay to Jeams WHITEHALL the Sum of two Pounds three Shillings and one penny.  Given under our hands and seals this fifth day of October Ano Dom 1797.
     /s/ Thos BERNARD
    
/s/ Thos SAUNDERSON
    
/s/ Danl LINDSEY
     /s/ Nathan POYNER
   
 /s/ Benjn TAYLOR

Witness Thos POYNER Sur

  S D
The Surveyor 6 Days at 20/per D 6 10 0
To five commissioners at 8 Days Each at 10/per D 21 0
To Two Chain Bairers 4 Day Each 10/per D 4 10 0
[total]  32 5 0
To finding the Surveyor and Commissioners the above mentioned time in Victuls and Drink 13 1 0
Total Amt. 32  5 0

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State of North Carolina        April Term 1797
    
To the Honorable the Judges of the Superior Court of Law for the District of Edenton

The Petition The Petition of Robert WHITEHALL and James WHITEHALL an Infant under the age of 21 years by Mary TILLETT his Guardian and next friend humbly sheweth that some time in the month of June in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and ninety five Alexander WHITEHALL your Petitioners late Father departed this life intestate and leaving issue your Petitioners and one other son named Thomas and infant under the age of 21 years sheweth that your Petitioners late Father died seized & possessed of the following tracts of Land, to wit--

1. One Tract or parcel of Land lying & being in the said County of Currituck being that whereon he usually resided & described as follows -- Beginning on the Sound Side at Hadley WOODHOUSE's line, thence westerly with the aforesaid WOODHOUSE's line to the lands formerly the property of Ezekiel MOLLANS [Rollins] deceased, thence southerly with the aforesaid MOLLAN's [sic] line to Joseph TAYLOR and William HUNNINGS line, thence to GIBSONs line thence Easterly with the aforesaid GIBSONs line to YOUNGHUSBANDs line thence the course continued to the Sound, thence Wly along the Sound to the first Station containing four hundred acres.

2. One other tract on the narrow shore and bounded as follows -- Beginning on the Sound side at Joseph GRAYs line thence Westerly with the aforesaid GRAYs line to the __ed line of the Patens, thence noly to Samuel SALYEAR JUNIORs line, thence eastaly wh the aforesaid SALYEARs line to the Sound, thence Southerly to the 1st Station containing one hundred acres more or less.

3. One other tract laying on the Swamp & bounded as follows -- Bg the lines of Thomas BARNARD, William ODOWDY the orphan of Hilary HANNAR?, Thomas

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WHITE
, and the orphans of Ambrose MITCHEL, Containing one hundred acres, more or less.

4. One other tract containing one hundred acres of Juniper Swamp adjoining a place called Blounts Folly.

5. One half house & a half acre at the cross roads of Coinjoke known by the name of Tilors? hook.

6. One tract lying & being in the County of Tyrrel on little Aligator adjoining the lands of Colo. WARRENT? and thereof his son Thomas & others containing one hundred acres more or less.

May it therefore please your Honors to appoint commissioners, the premises considered, to appoint commissioners to divide amongst & appropriate to your Petitioners their respective feliac portions or distributive shares of their late deceased fathers Estate agreeable to the directions of the act of assembly in such case made & provided & to make such other & Further order & decree in the premises as to your Honors shall seem ____ & your Petitioners as in out? bound shall ever pray.
     /s/ Jn. BROWN

[SOURCE: Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS); Edenton District Superior Court Estates Records 1756-1806; MARS ID: 398.6.738 (Box)]; Microfilm C.201.1905675

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