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Granville County Deeds, 1746- 1751,Part 2

June 24, (no year listed, except as follows, which would have been abt 1748) "in the twenty second year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the faith Anno Dom. & between the Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and John KNIGHT of Granville County in the Province of North Carolina Planter of the other part. Whereas his said Most Excellent Majesty King George the second in and by a certain Indenture bearing Date the seventeenth day of September in the Eighteenth year of his Reign and in the year of our Lord Christ One thousand Seven hundred and forty four and made between his Most Excellent Majesty of the one part and the said JOHN EARL GRANVILLE..."  for 3 Shillings Proclamation money, paid by John KNIGHT, and a yearly yield of Rent; 640 Acres,  in the Parish of and County, on both sides of Rockey Creek beginning at a Red Oak on the N/side, running S 60 pole to a Hickory, a corner of Col. GOULD's Land, S 220 pole to a Hickory a corner tree of Governour JOHNSTON's land, S 78 degrees W 320 pole to a white oak, N 345 pole to a Hickory Saplin, E to the beginning.  Edward MOSELEY, Robert HALTON, agents for the Earl.   Wit:  T. Barker, Danl. Weldon.   Recorded August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and John HAWKINS, Granville Co.; 3 Shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of Rent; 400 Acres,  in Saint John Parish, Granville County, beginning at a Red Oak, S 253 pole to a white Oak, W253 pole to a Red Oak, N 253 pole to a Hickory, E to the beginning. Ed. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit:  John Lovick, Willm. Churton.   Recorded August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and John HAWKINS of Granville Co., NC; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of Rent; 700 Acres,  in Saint John Parish, Granville Co. beginning at a pine in FOWLER's line, N 70 # 240 pole to a pine, E 140 pole to a pine, S 320 pole to a white oak, W 370 pole to a pine, N to the beginning.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.   Wit:  John Lovick, Willm. Churton.   Recorded August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -   The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and John HAWKINS of Granville Co.,NC;  for 3 Shillings Proclamation Money and a yearly yield of Rent;  640 Acres in the Parish and County of Granville Co., both sides of Hawtree Creek beg. at a pine on the W/side of the sd Creek thence S 440 pole to a Hickory, E 232 pole to a pine, N 440 pole to a white Oak in the line of sd. HAWKINS, W to the beginning.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit:   John Lovick, Willm. Churton.  Recorded August Court 1749.

June 22, 1747 -  John WADE, Granville Co., to John RICHARDS, Northampton Co., for 10 pounds current money of Virginia; 200 Acres in Granville Co., beginning at the mouth of the great branch above the said RICHARDS' plantation running up branch to the back line, N 55 W to a Red Oak corner, N 37  E 250 pole to a white oak on the Creek, up to the first station.  Patent granted to WADE on April 20, 1745.  John WADE.   Wit: Jonthan Gibson, Rob. Forster.  Recorded August Court 1749. 

June 1, 1748 - William TAYLOR, Esq., Edgecombe Co., to William HOWLET, Hanover Co., for 27 pounds 10 shillings Virginia money;  200 Acres in Granville Co., the fork of Island Creek beginning at a poplar on the s/side of Island Creek thence S 45  E 179 pole to a Red Oak, N 45 E 179 pole to a Hickory, N 45 W 179 pole to a White Oak, thence up creek to the first station.   W. TAYLOR.   Wit:  T. Barker, Robert Jones, Jnr.   Recorded August Court 1749.

May 6, 1749 - Sampson WILLIAMS, Edgecombe Co., gentleman,  to James BENN, son of George BENN, Granville Co., for 32 pounds 10 shillilngs  Current money of Virginia; 200 Acres in Granville Co., beginning at a white oak, N 80 E 179 pole to a white oak, N 10  W 179 poles across the Creek to a pine, S 80  W 179 poles to a Hickory, S 10  E 179 poles across the creek to the first station. Patent granted to Sampson WILLIAMS dated April 20, 1745.  Sampson WILLIAMS.  Wit: John Gaskin, William M. Wilder, John R. Briant, James Benn.  Recorded August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - Henry McCULLOCK Esq., Benjamin HILL and Alexander McCULLOCK, Gents, to Hugh WOOD.  Whereas the sd Henry McCULLOCK by a certain wrighting of Letter of Attorney under his hand and Seal duly Executed bearing date the twelveth day of June 1747 Amongst other things -therein containd did authorize and fully Impower the sd Benjamin HILL and Alexander McCULLOCK on his behalf;  for 20 pounds Current Virginia money; 400 Acres on the N side of Little river in Granville Co. beginning at a beach on the river bank then N 74  E 254 pole to two Hickorys and a pine  S 16 E  254 pole to a Scaley barked Hickory  S74 W 254 pole to a beach on the river then up the river to the first Station; part of a tract granted to Henry McCULLOCK by patent bearing date March 3, 1745.      Alexr. McCULLOCK, Benja. HILL.   Wit: Saml. Williams, Sol. Williams.   Registered April 26, 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  Henry McCULLOCK, Esq. (with power of attorney given to Benjamin HILL and Alexander McCULLOCK, Gents., acting on his behalf)  to William STRAHORN;  for 16 pounds current Virginia money;  320 Acres situated on the SW side of Flat River in Granville Co., beginning at a red oak on the river Banck in an Idian old field, S 88  W 226 pole to a Hickory, N 52 W 226 pole to a Hickory, N 38  E 226  pole to a white oak, down river to first station; part of tract granted to McCULLOCK by patent dated  March 3,1745.   Alexr. McCULLOCK, Benja. HILL.   Wit: Saml. WILLIAMS, Sol. WILLIAMS.    Registered April 26, 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  Henry McCULLOCK, Esq. (with power of attorney given to Benjamin HILL and Alexander McCULLOCK, Gents., acting on his behalf) to Patrick BOGGAN; for 40 pounds current Virgina money; 650 Acres on N/side of Little River in Granville Co., beginning at a white Hickory on the river banck, N 45 E 200 pole to a Red Oak, S 45 E 400 pole center of two black jacks and a white oak  S 45  W 400 pole to a white oak  N 45 W 108 pole to the river, up river to first station;  part of tract granted to McCULLOCK by patent dated  March 3,1745.  Alexr. McCULLOCK, Benja. HILL.   Wit: Saml. Williams, Sol. Williams.     Registered April 26, 1749.

March 25, 1749  -  Henry McCULLOCK, Esq. (with power of attorney given to Benjamin HILL and Alexander McCULLOCK, Gents., acting on his behalf) to James RAY;  for 20 pounds current Virginia money;  350 Acres S/side Little River in Granville Co., beginning at a Hickory stand, N 45 W 292 poles to three black jacks, N 45 E to a Hickory opposite BOGGAN's, down river to first station;  part of tract granted to McCULLOCK by patent dated  March 3,1745. Alexr. McCULLOCK, Benja. HILL.    Wit:  Saml. Williams, Sol. Williams.  Registered  April 26, 1749.

January 7, 1748/9 - Joseph BRADLEY, Edgecombe Co. to Jos. John ALSTON, Esq.; for 45 pounds Virginia currency; 680 Acres, in Granville Co. beginning at a hickory S/side of Tarr River, Robert DUNAWAY's corner, S 10 W 80 pole to a Red Oak, S 85 E 60 pole to a Red Oak, S 45 E 280 pole to a Red Oak, N 50 E 270 pole to a Red Oak, N 30 W 320 pole to a Red Oak, 820 pole to first station; patent granted to BRADLEY April 20, 1745.  Jos. BRADLEY.  Wit:  Thos. J. Harman, Edmd. Kearny.  Registered April 25, 1749.

October 14, 1749 - William DANIEL, Gentleman, Chowan Co., to Jos. John ALSTON, Esq., Edgecombe Co.; for 40 pounds Virginia currency; 550 Acres, in Granville Co. beginning at a Red Oak S/side fishing Creek in fork between it and Shoco, mouth of a Meadowy branch, N 65 W 70 pole to a Red Oak, N 20 W 140 pole to Red Oak, N 10 E 320 pole to a Red Oak on fishing Creek side, down the meanders of the Creek to the first station; patent granted to DANIEL April 20, 1743.  Wm. DANIEL.    Wit: Thos. J. Harman, Martha Alston.  Proved October 27, 1749 Edgecombe County.

Jan. 9, 1748/9 - William DANIEL, Chowan Co.,  to Alexr. McCULLOCK, Esq., Bartie (sic) Co.;  for 30 pounds VA currency;  160 Acres, in Granville Co., beginning at a Red Oak S/side Tarr River on western path crossing,  S 50 W 340 pole to a stake, S 40 E 240 pole to a Red Oak then up river to the first station; patent granted  to William DANIEL on April 20, 1745.   William DANIEL.  Proved October 26, 1749 before Elear. Allan, C.J.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Edward JONES, Granville Co.; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent; 400 Acres in Granville Co.,  N/side little fishing Creek beg. at a Black Oak at the letter (a) running S 254 pole to persimmon tree, W 253 pole to a white Oak, N 254 to a Red Oak, E to the beginning.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Joseph Harron, Willm. Churton.  Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Edward JONES, gentleman, Granville Co.;  for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  600 Acres in Granville Co., beginning at a Red Oak in sd. JONES old line by sd. Creek,  S 30 W 240 pole at a Hickory, E 450 pole to a black jack, N 235 to the Creek, at a white oak to the first station.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.    Wit:  Joseph Harron, Willm. Churton.   Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Edward JONES, Esq. of Granville Co.; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  200 Acres, in Granville Co., S/side Shocco Crk beginning at a Willow in sd. JONES line, running S 140 pole to white oak, W 230 pole to a Hickory, N 140 pole to a Red Oak, E to first station.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.   Wit:  Joseph Herron, Willm. Churton.   Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Edward JONES, Granville Co.; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent; 200 acres, in Granville Co., N/side Shocco Creek, beg. at a Red Oak, N 190 pole, W 220 pole toa  Hickory, S 140 to a White oak on the Creek, down to the first station.   E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit:  Joseph HARRON, Willm. CHURTON.   Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert CALLIER, Granville Co., Planter; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  350 Acres, in Granville Co. lying on both sides of Cabbin branch beg. at a Red oak, S/side of sd Branch, S 280 pole to a Black jack, 200 pole to a Red Oak, N 280 pole to a Red oak, W to the beginning.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.   Wit: Joseph HARRON, Willm. CHURTON.   Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William EATON, Esq., Granville Co.; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  220 Acres in Granville Co., beginning at a White Oak on a branch, S 140 pole to a White Oak in EATON's old line, S 80  E 244 pole to a White Oak, N 166 pole to a poplar, down the said course to the beginning.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Willm. CHURTON, Dan WELDON.   Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William EATON, Esq., Granville Co.; for 3 Shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent; 400 Acres in Granville, lying on the E/side of Bough House Creek beginning at a Hickory in sd. EATON's line, W 80 pole a Hickory, N 320 pole to a pine, E 220 pole a Hickory, S 240, a Hickory, S 60 W to the beginning.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Willm. CHURTON, Dan WELDON.  Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William EATON, Granville Co.; for 3 Shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent; 270 Acres in Granville Co., both sides Nut Bush Creek beginning at a Hickory, S/side said Creek, N 180 pole White oak, W 240 pole a White oak, S 180 pole a White oak, E to the beginning.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Willm. CHURTON, Dan WELDON.   Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William EATON, Esq., Granville Co.; for 3 Shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  160 Acres in Granville Co., lying on the E/side of Bough house Creek beginning at a White Oak in sd. EATON's line, W 220 pole a White oak, N 140 pole to a Hickory, E 140 pole, S 30 E to the first station.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl. Wit: Dan WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.   Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William EATON, Esq., Granville Co.; for 3 Shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  620 Acres in Granville Co. lying on the N/side of Smith Creek beginning at a Gum on sd. Creek, N 156 pole to a White oak in the Country Line, W 400 pole to a White Oak, S 320 a White Oak, down sd. Creek to the beginning. E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Willm. CHURTON, John LOVICK.  Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William EATON, Esq., Granville Co.; for 3 Shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  120 Acres in Granville Co., beginning at a White oak on a Branch, N 134 pole to a poplar, E 140 pole to a Hickory, S 140 to a Maple, to the first station.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Dan WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.  Proved August Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William EATON, Esq., Granville Co.; for 3 Shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  590 Acres in Granville Co., beginning at a poplar on said Creek, N 160 pole to a White Oak, W 400 pole to a pine, S 240 pole to a pine, E 360 pole to a Beech on the Creek, to the first station.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Dan WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.  Proved August Court 1749.

Nov. 28, 1746 -   David PHILLIPS to John PHILLIPS; for 3 pound tenn current Money of Virginia; 100 Acres in Granville Co., S/side of Little Shocco beginning at a White Oak, a Red Oak on David PHILLIPS' back line, to the Creek, the water course being the boundary.  David PHILLIPS.  Wit: John MARTAIN, Joseph KING.  (signed December 1, 1746).  Acknowledged in December Court 1749.

July 22, 1749 - Thomas JONES, Craven Co., South Carolina, Planter to William ROBARDS, Bladen Co., North Carolina, Planter;  for 50 pounds Proclamation money; 340 Acres in Granville Co., S/side of Sixpound Creek, a white oak, S 50 E 320 pole a Red Oak, S 35 W 320 pole to a Hickory, W 55 N 20 pole, a white oak to the first station.  Land was granted to Mary PRICE, who was lawfully married to sd. Thomas JONES, which was conveyed to her in her widowhood by patent.   Thomas JONES, Mary JONES.    Wit:  William SCAIFE, Wm. HARES.   Mrs. JONES, examined & acknowledged right of Dower.   Proved December Court 1749.

December 6, 1749 - Israel ROBERSON, Granville Co., to John ROBERSON, Granville Co.; for (amount not stated);  300 Acres in Granville Co. on the W/side of little Creek, land on which sd John ROBERSON  now lives.   Israel ROBERSON.   Wit: Gideon MACON, Nicho's. LOYD.  Acknowledged December Court 1749.

Feb. 6, 1749 - Robert JONES, Surry Co.,VA, to John HARRALSON, Albermarle Co., VA; for 12 pounds 10 shillings current Virginia money; 250 Acres in St. John Parish,  Granville Co., on Hico Creek beginning W/side of Hico Creek, at a Sugar tree, W 200 pole to a white Oak, N 200 pole to a red Oak, E 200 pole to a pine, S 60 pole to Cain Creek, down Cain Creek to Hico, to the beginning.  Robt. JONES, Jr.   Wit: Thos. PARKER, James PAINE.  Acknowledged December Court 1749.

Dec. 2, 1749 - John BISHOP, Granville Co.,NC, to Linton HAYLES, Brunswick Co., VA; for 11 pounds 5 shillings current Virginia money;  150 Acres  in Granville Co., on the N/side of Tarr River, part of the content of a patent granted to said John BISHOP for 400 Acres bearing date of April 20, 1745; bounded beginning at a white Oak standing on the upper side of the Cycamore Creek thence N/W along the lower line made mention of in the foresaid patent 115 pole to small white oak, northward by a line of marked trees 160 pole to a red oak, eastward 122 pole to the fore mentioned Sycamore to a Maple, thence down the several courses of the said Sycamore to the first station.     John BISHOP.    Wit: John RIVES, John SULLAVANT, Alexr. SOUTHERLAND.   Acknowledged December Court 1749.

April 10, 1749 - William SIMMS, Granville Co., NC, to Anthony RACKLY and John RACKLY, son of said Anthony RACKLY, & Jane his wife, Granville Co., NC; for 22 pounds current Virginia money;  300 Acres in Granville Co., on N/side of Tarr River & on both sides of a branch known as Fox Swamp, contents of a patent granted to said William SIMMS  bearing date April 20, 1745, beginning at a white oak on E/side of  said Fox Swamp running N 80 Degrees E 200 pole to a pine, N 10 Degrees  W 220 pole across said Fox Swamp to a White oak, S 80 Degrees W 220 poles to a Red oak, S 10 Degrees E 220 poles to the first station.    William SYMMS.    Wit: Lemuel LANIER, John BISHOP, Alexr. SOUTHERLAND.     Proved in open court December 1749.

Aug. 28, 1749 -John BRANTLY, Gent., Granville Co., NC to Theophilus GOODWYN, Yeoman, Granville Co., NC; for 7 pounds 10 shillings current money of Virginia; 180 Acres in Granville Co., N/side of Tarr River, contents of a deed granted to the said John BRANTLY by the Earl of Granville, March 25, 1749, bounded as follows the beginning at a Poplar on the E/side of Lynches Creek, thence E 140 pole to a pine, N  200 pole to a Red Oak, W 132 pole to a Hickory on the foresaid Creek, down several meanders of said Creek to the first station.   Jno. BRANTLY.     Wit: Richard Bagley, Alexr. Southerland.  Acknowledged in open court December 1749.

May 29, 1749 - Charles KIMBALL, Granville Co.,NC, to Benjamin KIMBALL, Granville Co.,NC; for 15 pounds current Virginia money; 400 Acres granted by patent to William LITTLE, dec'd, dated July 4, 1726, which LITTLE assigned to John ELLERBEE on April 29, 1730, and transferred to Charles KIMBALL by a Deed of Conveyance bearing the date of February 1, 1738, situated on the S/side Roanoak River in Granville Co.. beginning at a Sugar tree on the river side, 80 Degrees  W: 330 pole to a Hickory, N 55 Degrees   W: 180 pole, N 80 Degrees E 360 pole on the River side then down the various course to the first station.    Charles KIMBALL.   Wit: Wm. PERSON, John ROBERSON.    Acknowledged December Court 1749.

May 29, 1749 - Benjamin KIMBALL, Granville Co., NC to Charles KIMBALL, Granville Co., NC; for 35 pounds current Virginia money; 400 Acres granted to Robert FORSTER dec'd., bearing date July 4, 1726, assignment made from sd FORSTER to John ELLERBY, recorded April 29, 1730 on the S/side of Roanoak River in Granville Co. beginning on the River side, then S 30 degrees,  W 360 poles to a Hickory, N 55 degrees W  140 pole to a white oak standing on the N/W side of a Little Brook, then N 30  E 460 pole to a Red oak on the River side then down the various courses of the River to the first station.      Benj'am. KIMBALL.      Wit:  Wm. PERSON, John ROBERSON, Charles KIMBALL.   Acknowledged December Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William HIX, Granville Co.; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  225 Acres lying in the Parish & County of Granville on the E/side of Tabb Creek beginning at a pine, thence run E 180 pole to a Hickory thence  N 200 pole to a Hickory, W 280 pole to a Hickory, thence S to the beginning.   E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Willm. CHURTON, Dan WELDON.  Land Grant.  Recorded December Court 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Phillomon BRADFORD, Granville Co.; for 3 shillings Proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  640 Acres lying in the Parish & County of Granville on both sides of Fish'g Creek beg. at a pine on the W/side of the Creek running N 850 pole to a pine, E 292 pole to a pine, S 850 pole to a pine, W to the beg.     E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, agents for the Earl.  Wit: Willm. CHURTON, Dan WELDON.  Land Grant.  Recorded December Court 1749.

April 13, 1750 - Elizabeth GOULD, of the Province of North Carolina, widow and sole executrix of the Last Will & Testament of George GOULD, Esq., Deceased, acknowledges for and in consideration of 43 pounds current Virginia money, paid to George GOULD by William EATON for 790  Acres in Granville County bounded on the N/side of Fishing Creek joining Gabriel JOHNSTON's Esq. line beginning at a Black Oak in the said line below Flat Rock thence N 16  W 320 P to a pine thence S 77 W 360 P to a pine above Collen's path thence S 13 E  120 pole to a Hickory thence S 220 pole crossing Rockey Branch to a White Oak in ??ven our Gabriel JOHNSTON's Line thence a long his line to the first station; land was granted to George GOULD Esq. Deceased by patent bearing date December 1, 1740.  Eliz'a GOULD.    Wit: John LOVICK, William STATON.   Proved by John LOVICK in Edenton, April 18, 1750.  Jas. HARELL, C.J.  Willm. EATON, Pub. Reg.

March 7, 1749 - William EAVES, Granville Co., to Ruben LAWSON, Granville Co.; for 4 pound current Virginia money; 100 Acres in Granville Co. on the N/side of Tar River, part of the contents of a patent granted to the said William EAVES for 200 Acres bearing the date April 20, 1745, bounded as follows, beginning at a White Oak standing in the second line made mention of in the foresaid patent on the Estermost side of a Branch known by the name of Spring Branch, thence along the said William EAVES for said Line to a Corner Hickory made mention of in the said Patent thence by a line of marked trees N to a branch thence down the said branch to the said William EAVES Mill Creek at an Oak thence up the said Creek to the mouth of the forementioned Spring Branch thence up the said Spring branch as it meanders to the first station.    Will'm EAVES.     Wit: Thos. PARKER, Robt. JONES Jr.  Acknowledged in open Court, March 1749.

Sept. 29, 1749 - James MATHEWS Jr., Edgecombe Co., planter to Henry HUNT, Granville Co.; for 6 pounds current money of Virginia; 100 Acres in Granville Co. on N/side of Tar River, part of the contents of a deed granted to James MATHEWS for 480 Acres by John Lord Carteret, Duke of Granville on March 25, 1749, bounded beginning at a White Oak on the foresaid River, thence Eastward by a line of marked trees to a Hickory standing in the Head line of the said Land, thence Northward along said MATHEW's line to the said Henry HUNT's corner thence Westward along his line to his corner on the said River then Down the said River to the first Station.  James MATTHEWS Jr.  Wit: Moses SMITH, Thomas COOK, Alexr. SOUTHERLAND.    Proved in open court March 1749.

March 2, 1749 - Moses SMITH, Granville Co., to Thomas COOK, Granville Co.; for 27 pound current Virginia money; 100 Acres in Granville County on the S/side of Tar River, patent dated May 1742 was granted to George PACE of Edgecomb County & from which heridatorily descended to William PACE, son of George PACE, and William PACE sold & conveyed to Moses SMITH, beginning at a Read Oak on the said River, thence S 5 degrees W 120 pole to a pine thence N 85 degrees  W 140 pole to a Maple standing in a pocoson North 5 degrees E  140 pole  to a White oak standing on the foresaid River thence down the several courses of the said River to the first Station.  Moses SMITH.   Wit: Willm. SOUTHERLAND, Robert SOUTHERLAND, Alexr. SOUTHERLAND.  Proved in open court March 1749.

July 20, 1748 - Robert JONES, Gent., Surry County, Colloney (sic) of Virginia, to John LAWRENCE, Granville County, NC; for 13 pounds, 16 shillings & 6 pence cur. money of Virginia;  360 Acres lying on a branch of grassey Creek called Spew Marrors (?) in Granville County bounded beginning at a Hickory on the S/side of said Creek, W 240 poles to a Hickory thence N 240 poles thence E 240 poles to the head line thence S 240 poles to the beginning.    Robert JONES Junior.   Wit:  L. DELANY, Thos. PRESTWOOD.   Acknowledged in open court March 1749.

Dec. 27, 1749 -  John WEAVER (no county listed) to Edward WEAVER (no county listed); for 5 pounds current Virginia money; 180 Acres in Granville Co., beginning at E/side of Nutbush Creek at a White oak then along a line of marked trees to a White oak then along a line of marked trees to a White Oak and a Hickory on a Branch called Great Branch, down the sd. branch to a White Oak at the Mouth of the Branch then down the sd Creek to the first station.   John WEAVER.   Wit: Henry BISHOP, Joseph BISHOP.  Acknowledged in open court, March 1749.

Jan. 31, 1749 - Philemon BRADFORD, Granville Co., farmer, to William *RIEVES Junr., Granville Co., farmer; for 60 pounds current Virginia money;  350 Acres in Granville Co. bounded by little Fishing Creek beginning at Hatches Creek and so down the said Creek to Fishing Creek to Carter HADGEPATH's  line so along his line to My E/line so along my E/line to a Corner pine from thence SW to Hatches Creek the first Station.   Philemon BRADFORD.   Wit: John NORRIS, William HOWLET.   Acknowledged in open court March 1749.     *Note: surname also spelled as REVES in portions of this document.

Feb. 24, 1749 - William SOUTHERLAND & Robert SOUTHERLAND, both of Granville Co., to Henry JOY, Granville Co.;  for 13 pounds current money of Virginia; 130 Acres in Granville Co. on the N/side of Tar River & in the fork of a branch thereof known by the name SOUTHERLAND's Mill Swamp, part of the contents of a patent granted to William & Robert SOUTHERLAND for 300 Acres dated April 20, 1745;  beginning at a White oak standing on the W/side of said Mill Swamp in ROSS's Line thence along said ROSS's line S 20 Degrees W 25 pole to a Hickory the said ROSS's corner thence S 70 Degrees E by a line of Marked Trees to a Red Oak Standing on the aforesaid Mill Swamp thence down said Swamp to the Fork thence up the Several courses of the Run of the Eastermost prong of said Swamp to SOUTHERLAND's Corner Hickory thence N 50 Degrees W 185 pole to the first station.   William SOUTHERLAND, Robert SOUTHERLAND.   Wit: Lamul LANIER, John BISHOP, James ROSS.    Proved in open Court March 1749.

March 7, 1749 - William DUKE, Granville Co., to William LEDBETTER, Granville Co.; for 38 pounds Virginia money; 200 Acres lying and being on Horn Creek and bounded as by a patent granted to John POPE and was conveyed to William KINSHEN and from him to William DUKE which patent bearing Date April 22, 1745, beginning at a poplar thence N/E 175 pole to a Hickory thence N/W 175 pole to a White Oak thence S/W 175 pole to the first station.  William DUKE.    Wit: John DUKE, Wm. DUKE.   Acknowledged in open court March 1749.

Sept. 29, 1749- James MATTHEWS, Junior, Edgecomb Co., to Moses SMITH, Granville Co.; for 30 pounds current Virginia money;  630 Acres on both sides of Tarr River,  in Granville Co., contents of a patent granted to John RACKLY for 250 Acres bearing date <scratched out> Relation being thereunto had may appear, and also part of the contents of a Deed granted to the foresaid James MATTHEWS for 480 Acres by the agents of John Lord Carteret bearing date March 25, 1749 relation being thereunto had may also appear the said 630 Acres, bounded and beginning at a White oak on the N/side of Tar River, thence Eastward along Henry HUNT's line to a Hickory the said HUNT's corner, thence S by a line of trees to a White Oak standing in the upper line of land granted to John RACKLY thence along RACKLY's line E to a Hickory a corner of said line, S to a pine, W to a live Oak on the bank of the foresaid River, across the River, down to a Pine on the Bank, W to White oak, N to a pine standing on Moses SMITH's former lands now bargained to be sold to Thomas COOK, E along COOK's line to Tar River, over said River to a pine on RACKLY's beginning corner, up the several courses to the first station.    James MATTHEWS Junior.      Wit: Thos. COOK, Henry HUNT, Alex. SOUTHERLAND.   Proved in open court March 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and John KING, Granville Co.;  for 3 shilling proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   620 Acres in the parish and county of Granville on the S/side of Smiths Creek beginning at a Spanish Oak on the sd Creek, S 100 pole to a Hickory a corner of Israel ROBERSON's land thence by his lines S 46 degrees W 36 pole toa Spanish Oak, S 19 degrees W  58 pole to a White Oak, S 220 pole to a pine, W 385 pole to a pine N 200 pole to a Gum on sd. Crk., down the meanders of sd Creek to the first Station.  E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: Dan. WELDON, Willm. CURTON (sic).   Land Grant.   Proved open court March 1749.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and James PAINE of Granville Co.; for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent; 200 Acres in the parish and county of Granville on both sides of Deep Creek, beginning at a Hickory on the N/side of sd Creek, thence W 174 pole to a White Oak, S 184 pole to a gum, E 174 pole to a White Oak thence N to the beginning. E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: Dan. WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.  Land Grant. Proved open court March 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William PASCHALL of Granville Co.; for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  625 Acres in the parish and county of Granville on both sides of Smiths Creek beginning at a Willow in STROUD's new line on the E/side the sd Cr. thence run S 200 pole to a Blk Oak, E 112 pole to a White Oak on Cabbin branch, up branch 4 S pole to W. Oak in STROUD's old line thence by his lne W 274 pole to a W. Oak on Smiths Cr. afsd. thence up th esd Cr. S 150 pole to a poplar thence W 100 pole to a Red Oak thence  N 440 pole to a W. Oak thence E to the beginning.   E. MOSELY, Robt. HALTON, as agents for the Earl.  Wit:  Dan. WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.  Land Grant.  Proved open Court March 1749.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William KENDRICK of Granville Co.; for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  500 Acres in the parish and county of Granville on S/side of Six pound Cr. beginning at a W. Oak a Corner Tree of the sd KENDRICK's Land thence run along his line  S 70 degrees E 155 pole to a W. Oak, E 130 pole to a Blk Oak, N 364 pole to a W. Oak, W 190 pole to a Blk Walnut on the Cr. afsd. thence up the sd Cr. to the first Station.   E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Dan. WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.   Land Grant.  Proved open court March 1749.

May 17, 1743 - Thomas OWEN, Edgecombe Co., planter, to John TERRELL (no county listed);  for 50 pounds current Virginia money; 200 Acres in Edgecombe County on S/side of Sandy Creek beginning at a Stone on the flat Rock near the branch then N 70  E 200 pole to the Center of two white Oaks & a pine, N 30  W 160 pole to the center of of two Hickorys & a White Oak, 70 W 200 pole to the Center of three White Oaks then to the first station.  A patent granted to the sd Thomas OWEN dated March 21, 1742/3.   Thomas OWEN.  Wit: Theo. GOODWIN, Tho. KEARNEY.   Edgecombe County Ses. May Court 1743, acknowledged in open court, registered R. C. FORSTER, Clk Ct.     At a Court held for Granville County May 29, 1750 Jane OWINS came into Court & acknowledged her Right of Dower to the within tract of land.

April 23, 1750 - Samuel COTTEN, Northampton Co., NC, to Osborn JEFFREYS, "of the County and Government afsd."; for 12 pounds current money of Virginia;  166 Acres on the North Easterly side of Cedar Creek including a small beaver pond in the County of Granville, bounded according to a patent thereof granted to George THOMAS on April 20, 1745, and according to said THOMAS' deed to the said Samuel COTTEN dated February 28, 1747 and recorded in Choan (sic) County in the general court office February 24, 1748.  Sam'l. COTTEN.      Wit: Theo. HUNTER, Thomas HULLIN, Thomas RAY.  Proved open court, May 29, 1750.

Dec. 13, 1748 - Peter HILL, Granville Co., to Benjamin WARD, Granville Co.; for 20 pounds of "good and lawful money the currency of Virginia";   100 Acres in Granville County, being morely or half of 200 Acres granted to John WADE by patent dated April 20, 1745 and has been conveyed to the sd. HILL by the sd. WADE by Deed, it being the Land and plantation whereon the said HILL now lives.  Peter HILL.   Wit:  John BRANTLY, Thos WILLIAMSON, Hannah BRANTLY.    Proved in Granville Court May 29, 1750.

May 25, 1750 - Sugar JONES, Granville Co., planter, to  Thomas BELL, Surry Co.,Virginia, blacksmith;  for 78 pounds current Virginia money;  400 Acres in Granville Co. both sides Hubb Quarter Creek, beginning at an Ash on the Creek side, S 45 W 200 poles,  S 22  W 194 poles    S 10 E 194 pole to a white oak, N 46  E  162 pole  N  20  E 418 pole to a Beach on the side of said Creek, thence the winding of the Creek to the first station.     Sugar JONES.     Wit:  Rich. HURLOCK, West HARRIS, Daniel HARRIS.     Acknowledged in Granville Court May 29, 1750.

May 28, 1750 - William KIMBALL, Granville Co., planter, to William JOHNSON, Granville Co.;  for 30 pounds current Virginia money;   150 Acres in Granville Co., being part of a tract whereon William KIMBALL now lives, lying between the line of John GREEN and the Little Creek bounded by Great Fishing Creek and a Dividing line from the Bare branch to the little Creek "and the Reversion and reversions Remainder and Remainders Rents Issues and profits thereof and of every part and parcel thereof".    William KIMBALL.   Wit: Benja. KIMBALL, Marmaduke JOHNSON.   Acknowledged Granville Co. court May 29, 1750.

March 3, 1749 - David KELLY, Brunswick Co., Virginia to Robert MOODY, Amelia Co., Virginia;   for 40 pounds current Virginia money;   300 Acres in Granville Co., on N/side Tar River on the W/side of a branch thereof known by the name of Buffiloe (sic), the contents of a patent granted to John POPE of Edgecombe County, NC, dated July 26, 1743, who sold the same 300 Acres to Henry HUNT, then HUNT sold & transferred the land to David KELLY; land bounded and beginning at a Hickory on the N/side of foresaid River, down said River as it meanders Eastward 220 pole to a Black Walnut tree Standing on the said River near the mouth of Buffiloe thence N 25 degrees E 220 pole to a pine, W 220 pole to a Red Oak on foresaid River, thence down River to the first Station.   David KELLY.   Wit:  John THORNTON, Willm. RICHARDSON, Henry HUNT.  Proved Granville Co. Court May 29, 1750.

April 5, 1750 - Daniel HIGDON, Granville Co., to James PETTEY, Granville Co.;  for 19 pounds "good and lawful money of the Currency of Virginia";   100 Acres in Granville Co. on S/side of Great Shocco, being mostly one half of a 200 Acres granted to John WADE by patent bearing date April 20, 1745, conveyed by WADE to Daniel HIGDON by deed dated Sept. 1, 1746, being the land and plantation where the said HIGDON formerly lived.   Daniel HIGDON.  Wit: John BRANTLY, Shurley WHATLEY, Thomas PARRISH.   Acknowledge Granville Co. Court May 29, 1750.

May 10, 1750 - Thomas HILL, Edgecombe Co., planter, to Theophilus GOODWIN, Granville Co.; for 40 pounds current Virginia money and a yearly yield of rent to the Earl;  300 Acres in Granville Co., obtained by Thomas HILL by Deed from the Earl of Granville, N/side Sandy Creek beginning at a Birtch (sic) on the said Creek in MARTAIN's line, thence by his line N 55 degrees E 150 pole to a White Oak in BLETSO's line, thence by his line S 55 degrees E 40 pole to a Red Oak at a Corner Tree of sd BLETSO's Land, S 30 degrees E 330 pole to a White Oak in GOODWIN's line, W 140 pole to a White Oak on the Cr. aforesaid, up sd Creek to the first station.   Thomas HILL.   Wit:  David PHILLIPS, Henry JOY, Rubin LOSON.    Proved in Granville Co. Court, May 29, 1750.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William PERSON, Esq., Granville Co.;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  600 Acres in Saint John Parish, Granville County on the N/side of Reedy Creek beginning at a W. Oak on FORSTER's line, E 260 pole to a Blk. Oak, S/E 400 pole to a Red Oak,  W 200 pole to a W. Oak on Spring branch, down the sd creek S/W 100 pole to a W. Oak on Creek aforesaid, up the meanders of creek to the first Station.   E. MOSELEY, as agent for the Earl.    Wit:  Benjn. WYNNE, Dan. WELDON.  Land Grant.   Proved in Granville Court May 1750.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Richard HARRIS, Granville Co.;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   400 Acres in parish and County of Granville, on the W/side of Nutbush Cr. beginning at a Blk. Walnut in NORWOOD's line on sd creek, W 130 pole to a Hickory, N 140 pole to a Spanish Oak, W 180 to a Red Oak, S 260 pole to a W. Oak in HOLMES's line, E 84 pole to a W. Oak, S 40 pole to a Red Oak on the corner afsd., down the said Cree to the first station.     E. MOSELY, Robt. HALTON, as agents for the Earl.    Wit:  Willm. CHURTON, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.      Proved in Granville Court, May 1750.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William STROUD, of Granville Co.;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  500 Acres in the parish and County of Granville on both sides of Cabbin branch beginning at a White Oak at the mouth of sd. branch, E 160 pole to a poplar, S 340 pole to a Red Oak, W 240 pole to Blk Oak, N 240 pole to a white Oak on Smiths Cr., down sd Creek to the first station.    E. MOSELEY, Robt. HALTON, as agents for the Earl.   Wit:  Dan. WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.  Land Grant.    Proved in Granville Court, May 1750.

June 20, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Richard HARRIS, Granville Co.; for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent; 632 Acres, in the Parish of Saint John, County of Granville, on both sides of Poplar Creek beginning at an Ash on the S/side of sd Cr., N 180 pole to a Hickory on Robt. HARRIS' line, S  77 degrees W 120 pole to a Red Oak, W 206 pole to a Red Oak, S 164 pole to a Hickory a corner tree of Jonas WHITE's land, S 20 degrees E 216 pole to a white Oak, E to the beginning.   E. MOSELEY, as agent for the Earl.    Wit: Jno. WYNNE, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.    Proved in Granville Court May 29, 1750.

March 5, 1749 - Hopkins WILDER, Granville Co., to Jonathan GODWIN, Nansemond Co., Virginia;  for 104 pounds, 1 shilling, and 7 pence current money of Virginia;   WILDER doth hereby acknowledge hath Devised Granted bargained Sold & by these presents doth for himself his heirs Executors & administrators and every of them demise grant bargain & sell unto the said Jonathan GODWIN, three plantations with their appurtenances thereon and one Negro Man Named DAVID viz. One of the said plantations ly & situated on Peach Tree Creek in the County of Edgecombe containing 100 Acres, the other two in Granville Co., one situated on both sides of Swift Creek in sd. County containing 300 Acres, the other plantation lying on the same Creek and is the plantation where said Hopkins WILDER now lives, containing  290 Acres, and on the same is a Water Grist Mill and the said Negro Man DAVID.    Hopkins WILDER.   Wit: Robt. TREWREN, Wm. GODWIN, John HOLLADAY, Sam. NELLING, James BROWN, Brojear HAWKINS, James PAINE, Thomas DAVIS, Thos. PARKER.       Deed of Mortgage.     Acknowledged in Edgecombe County Ses., August Court  1750.  Recorded by Benjn. WYNNE, Clk. Ct.            Acknowledged in Granville County Court Sept. 4, 1750.

Sept. 4, 1750 - Thomas BRADFORD, Northampton Co., NC, Farmer, to Philemon BRADFORD Junr, Northampton Co., NC, haberdasher; for 20 pounds current Virginia money;  200 Acres lying on Quarrell Creek, being one half of a greater part containing 400 Acres beginning at a White Oak near Lick Creek, running S 70 degres  E 200 pole, S 6<illegible> W 305 pole to a Hickory tree, N 85 W 200 pole to a White Oak, then a strait (sic) line to the beginning which said parce of 200 Acres beginning at a White Oak on the S/side, strait (sic) across said land a N course by a line of marked trees to a Hickory which Half or parcel here granted lyeth to the Southward of the said tract or parcel of Land.   Thos. BRADFORD.    Wit:  Jno. NORRIS, Jonatn. WHITE, George KING, Alexr. BURNH.    Proved in Granville Court Sept. 4, 1750.

May 18, 1750 - Robert GREEN, Surry Co., Virginia, to John MERSEY Junr., Granville Co., NC;  "for consideration of the Natural Love and affection" which he has for John MERSEY, Eldest Son of John MERSEY Elder, and his wife, Frances MERSEY, and 5 shillings current money;  a certain tract of 300 Acres on which MERSEY now lives on the N/side of Tarr River in Granville Co. beginning of the mouth of Foxes Run, up said Run to the Mouth of Piney Slash, up said Slash to the Head running N/E course to the Head line thence down the said line to the corner ajoyning (sic) the River, up said River to Mouth of Foxes Run.    Robbert GREEN (sic).     Wit: Thomas BOBBITT, Hollom STURDIVANT, William BRIDGES.     Deed of Gift.   Proved at Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek, Sept. 4, 1750.

Sept. 1, 1749 -  Richard KIRKLAND, Granville Co., planter, to William MOORE, Granville Co., planter;   for 30 pounds Virginia money;     300 Acres granted to the said KIRKLAND by Lord Carteret Earl GRANVILLE on June 20, 1749, land lying in Granville County on Island Creek beginning at a White Oak on E/side of said Creek, S 300 pole to a Hickory, W 160 pole to a White Oak, N 300 pole to a White Oak, E 160 pole to the first station.    Rich'd. KIRKLAND.   Wit: Jno. NORRIS, Thomas CHRISTIAN, William MOORE Junr.       Proved at Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek, Sept. 4, 1750.

April 16, 1750 - Daniel MackDANIEL, Granville Co., Gentleman, to Joseph RIGHT, Brunswick Co., Virginia, Gentleman;    for 61 pound 15 and 9 pence current money of Virginia;   450 Acres in Granville County beginning at a Red Oak on the S/side of Tar River above the Mouth of Cedar Creek, then   S 10  W 269 poles cross Cedar Creek to Red Oak thence  E 269 poles cross the River to a Red Oak thence N 10 E  269 poles to a pine then N 80 W 269 poles across the River to the first Station; being a tract granted to James PACE by patent dated April 6, 1745.    Daniel MackDANIEL.    Wit:  Thomas COOK, John RIGHT, Hugh MIDDLETON.   Proved at Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek, Sept. 4, 1750.

Sept. 4, 1750 - George JORDAN Junior, Granville Co., to George JORDAN Senr. Northampton Co. (state not indicated);    for 30 pounds sterling money of England;    200 Acres in Granville County, beginning at a Red Oak on S/side of Flat Creek running S along a line of marked trees to a corner white Oak in Geo. JORDAN Junr.'s line, W along line of marked trees to the Mouth of Worley's Branch a fork of flat Creek so up the said branch to a Corner White Oak Geo. JORDAN Jr., upper line the N along a line of marked trees to a corner White Oak thence E to the first Station a Red Oak.       George JORDAN Junr.      Wit:  Robt. HARRIS.      Acknowledged in Granville County Court held Tabbs Creek, Sept. 4, 1750.

April 16, 1750 - George ROLLESON, Granville Co., to William BLAKE, Granville Co.;  for 20 pounds current Virginia money;   250 Acres of land and Plantation where ROLLESON now lives in Granville County, granted by patent to John ALSTON on the S/W side of Coneway Creek beginning on the said branch, up said branch to the head from thence along a line of Marked trees to the back line.          George ROLLOSON.    Wit: Edmund DANIELL, Jos. BRANTLY, Sugar JONES.   Proved in Granville County Court held Tabbs Creek, Sept. 4, 1750.

May 18, 1750 - Robert GREEN, Surry Co.,(Virginia), to William MERSEY, Granville Co.;  for in consideration of the Natural Love and Affection which the said Robert GREEN has for William MERSEY, and 5 shillings current money;   100 Acres in Granville County lying N/E of Tar River beginning at the Mouth of Foxes Run, to a White Oak thence along a line of Marked trees to head of the Land, thence to John MERSEY's corner Tree, down his line to the River.     Robert GREEN.    Wit: Thomas BOBBITT, Hollom STURDIVANT, William BRIDGES.        Proved in Granville County Court held Tabbs Creek, Sept. 4, 1750.

May 22, 1750 -  William SHORT, Northampton Co.,NC, Gent.,  to Hosea TAPLEY, (county not listed), planter;   for 30 pounds current money of Virginia;  640 Acres as by patent will appear lying in Craven County on both sides of Rienland Spring Creek a prong of flat River near the head beginning at a White Oak on the E/side of the sd. prong thence N 80 degrees  E 320 pole to a Hickory thence N 10 degrees  W 320 pole to a W. Oak, S  80 degrees  W 320 pole to a pine on the W/side the said prong, S  10 degrees  E 320 pole to the first station, the aforesd. land  being sold by the said TAPLEY to the said SHORT on December 13, 1748 and acknowledged in Granville County Court for the sum of 30 pounds cash and by agreement at that time to Re-convey the said tract of Land back to the said TAPLEY for the sum of 30 pounds.      W. SHORT.    Wit: Robt. JONES Junr., Robert HURST.             Proved in Granville County Court held Tabbs Creek, Sept. 4, 1750.

Sept. 4, 1750 -  Thomas BRADFORD, Northampton Co., NC, Farmer, to James DICKENS, Granville Co.;  for 11 pounds  10 shillings Virginia currency;  200 Acres on Quarrel Creek being half of a greater patent containing 400 Acres beginning at a White Oak near Lick Creek, 70 degrees  E 200 pole  S <?> degrees  W 305 to a Hickory Tree, N 84 W 200 pole to a White Oak then with a Strait (sic) line to the beginning which said parcel or one half containing 200 Acres beginning at a White Oak on the S/side of the said tract, across the land a Northerly course by a line of marked trees which parts this tract or parcel from Phillemon BRADFORD's Land to a Hickory which half or parcel lies on the Northern side.    Thos. BRADFORD.     Wit: Jno. NORRIS, George KING, Alexander BURNHAM.   Proved in Granville Court on Sept. 4, 1750.

March 25, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and William ROBERTS, Granville Co.,NC;   for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   300 Acres in the Parish and County of Granville on the East side of the Mill Branch, W 220 pole to a Hickory, N 220 pole to a beach thence beginning at a Black Oak, E 220 pole to a Red Oak, thence S to the beginning.   William ROBERTS, of Granville Co., blacksmith then deeded the same land to John HARDY, of Edgecombe Co., for 30 pounds Current Virginia money, dated January 22, 1749.     Wam. ROBERTS.     Wit: Philip LAKE, Nathl. COOPER, And'w. PITTS.     Proved by oath of Philip LAKE, October 24, 1750 in front of  Tas. HASELL CJ  (or Jas. HASELL CJ).  Willm. EATON, Public Reg.

Dec. 4, 1750 - Will'm. EATON,  Esq., Granville Co., to Henry BISHOP, Granville Co.;  for 34 pounds current Virginia money;    270 Acres in Granville County on both sides of Nut Bush Creek, beginning at a Hickory on S/side sd. Creek, running N. 180 pole to a White Oak, W 240 pole to a White Oak, S 180 pole to a White Oak, thence E to the beginning.  Will'm. EATON.     Wit: John THORNTON, William EATON Jr.  Acknowledged in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

Dec. 4, 1750 - Thomas CHRISTIAN & Mercey, his wife, Granville Co., to John KNIGHT, Lunenburg Co., Virginia;  for 15 pounds current Virginia money;     300 Acres in Granville County on S/side of Grassey Creek, beginning at a Black Jack, W 180 pole, N 266 pole, E 180 pole to the South line and along that 180 pole to the beginning.     Thomas CHRISTIAN, Mercey CHRISTIAN.     Wit:  Jas. PAINE, Willm. CHAMBERS.    Memorandum confirms that property was lawfully given possession to John KNIGHT on Dec. 4, 1750.   Mercey CHRISTIAN was privately examined & acknowledged her Right of Dower.   Acknowledged in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

Nov. 20, 1750 - Joseph KIMBALL Senr. of Granville Co., to John HARRIS, Hanover Co., Virginia;    for 90 pounds current Virginia money;     a certain tract of land with two plantations containing 400 Acres in Granville County near Jordan's Creek Branch beginning at a pine N 15  W 280 pole to a Hickory, S 75   W 242 pole to a Red Oak  S 15  E 280 pole to a Red Oak on Creek branch, then to beginning.    Joseph KIMBALL, Senr.     Wit:  John THORNTON, Phile. HAWKINS.      Proved  in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

Dec. 5, 1750 - Daniel WELDON, Granville Co., to William CHAMBERS, Granville Co.;    for 30 pounds current Virginia money;   336 Acres in Saint John Parish, the County of Granville on both sides of Marlows Creek, beginning at a White Oak of Lawrence BANCKSON Esqr. thence running S 240 pole to a Hickory, E 224 pole to a White Oak, N 240 pole to a White Oak on Lawrence BANCKSON's line, thence W to the beginning; land had been purchased by WELDON from Robert JONES.     Dan WELDON.     Wit: William PERSON, Jas. PAINE.      Acknowledged in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.  (confirmed these dates as written. DW)

Dec. 4, 1750 - Thomas PRESTWOOD & Betty, his wife, of Granville Co., to John KNIGHT, Lunenburg Co., Virginia; for 72 pounds current Virginia money;    900 Acres on both sides of Grassey Creek in Granville County, beginning at a Black Oak on the N/side of Grassey Creek, running N 532 pole to a black Jack, E crossing the Creek 360 pole to a White Oak, S 266 pole to Thomas CHRISTIAN's Corner tree, thence by sd CHRISTIAN's line 180 pole to another corner tree of sd.  CHRISTIAN's on a levill (sic) thence S by sd. CHRISTIAN's line 266 pole to the head line W 180 pole to the first Station.   Thomas PRESTWOOD, Betty PRESTWOOD.     Wit: James PAINE, John NORRIS.    Betty PRESTWOOD was privated examined & acknowledged her Right of Dower.  Acknowledged in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

Sept. 20, 1750  - Benjamin RUSH to daughter, Jane BLETSO, wife of George BLETSO.  "To all persons where this shall come greeting whereas for love and affection that I bare to my Daughter Jane BLETSO, the wife of George BLETSO, I give full Right and power and full possession for Ever according to the Laws of this Province of one Hundred & twenty Acres (120) of land with the plantation whereon he the said BLETSO now liveth and to her the said Jane BLETSO and her heirs for Ever being part of a Certain Tract of Land Containing Six Hundred and forty (640) Acres Surveyed for me Benjamin RUSH and I the said RUSH do warrant the said Land and premisses (sic) for Ever unto the said Jane BLETSO and her heirs for Ever..."  bounded on the S/side of Lyons Creek beginning at a Red Oak in John MARTAIN's Line, along his lines to Lyons Creek and thence up the Creek, to the back line from thence to the beginning. Jane & her heirs to pay rent annually  to the Earl of Granville to fulfill that part of the Deed granted to the said Benjamin RUSH.     Benja. RUSH. Wit:  John BURT, Lucy BURT, Joseph BURT.   Deed of Gift.  Proved in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

Dec. 3, 1750 -  Thomas ZACHARY, Granville Co., to John ZACHARY, of St. Thomas Parish, Culpeper Co., Virginia; for 45 pounds Virginia money;  300 Acres in Granville Co. beginning at the N/side of little Shocco Creek at a Red Oak then N 65 degrees  W 214 poles to a White Oak across the Creek, S 15 degrees W 240 poles to an Ash in the head of a branch,  S 65 degrees E 220 poles to a Red Oak on the Creek, meandering the course of the Creek to the first Station.   Thomas ZACHARY.    Wit: John MARTIN, Geo. UNDWOOD (sic), Matthias CROW.     Acknowledged in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

Aug. 21, 1750 - In Granville County, North Carolina: George MORRISS, Farmer, to Lewis ANDERSON, Farmer; for 20 pounds current Virginia money;  200 Acres in Granville County on both sides of Fishing Creek beginning at a white Oak, running S 180 pole to a Red Oak,  E 178 pole to a Hickory, N 180 pole to a Hickory, W to the beginning.     George MORRIS.    Wit:  John NORRIS, William MOORE.     Proved in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

July 30, 1748 - Robert JONES, Gent., Surry Co., Virginia to Thomas CHRISTIAN, Granville Co.,NC;  for 15 pounds current Virginia money;  300 Acres in Granville County on the S/side of Grassey Creek, beginning at a Black Jack thence W 180 poles, N 266 poles, E 180 poles, South line and along that 180 poles to the beginning.       Robert JONES Junr. Wit:  L. DELANY, Thomas PRESTWOOD, John LAWRENCE.     Proved in Granville County Court held at Tabbs Creek on December 4, 1750.

Nov. 10, 1750 - Hopkins WILDER, planter, Granville Co., to Captain Jonathan GODWIN, Nansemond Co., Virginia; for 55 pounds current Virginia money;   290 Acres of land lying in Granville County but patented in Edgecombe, butted and bounded as followeth - Beginning at a Red Oak standing in a branch running N 40 degrees E to a Gum standing on Swift Creek, thence down the Creek to a White Oak on the N/side the said Creek, WATSON's corner tree, along WATSON's line to a Red Oak the Extent of the patent thence  S 50 degrees E to WHEALESE's (sic) line to a Red Oak, down WHEALESES (sic) line across the Creek, thence on the S/side of sd Creek to a Blaced (sic) tree, then S 40 W to the first station. Land is where the said WILDER now lives being a patent to him bearing the date April 20, 1745 except what the said WILDER already have sold out of the said patent to John WATSON, 150 Acres, and to Benja. WHEALESS (sic) 200 Acres.   Hopkins WILDER.    Wit:  John POPE, Thomas DAVIS, Drew SMITH.   Proved in Granville County Court, March 1750.

(The following entry says the date was May 5, 1740, however it indicates the 23rd year of King George II, which would have been about 1749/50; in another section of the deed it shows a receipt for payment made May 5, 1750; so I am including the entire date as written  in the entry to help clear up any confusion and to help researchers understand the various ways that documents were dated)

"This Indenture made the fifth Day of May in the Twenty third year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain  France & Ireland  King Defender of the Faith &c  And the year of our Lord God one Thousand Seven hundred and forty" - Robert JONES Junr., Surry Co., Virginia, Atty-at-Law, to Daniel WELDON, Granville Co., NC;   for 10 pounds current Virginia money;    150 Acres in Granville County on N/side of Deep Creek, beginning at a Black Berch (sic) on the bank of sd Creek, thence running E 140 pole to a white Oak, thence N  200 pole to a Rec Oak, W 110 pole to a Gum on the Creek, down the meanders of the sd Creek to the first station.      Robert JONES Junr.    No witnesses listed.    Acknowledged in Granville County Court, March 1750.

Feb. 3, 1750 - William MOOR, Granville Co. planter, to David MEADE, Nansemond Co., Virginia;   for 120 pounds current Virginia money;    400 Acres,  lying in Granville County formerly part of Edgecombe County, patent was granted to said MOOR on July 27, 1743, beginning at a corner poplar on the N/E side of the middle prong of Fishing Creek near the head, running N 25 degrees E 253 poles to a corner Hickory, N 65 degrees  W 253 poles to a corner Hickory Saplin (sic), S 25 degrees W 253 poles to a corner White Oak, S 65 degrees E 253 poles to the first station.    William MOOR.  Wit:  Margarett OBRYAN, Walter GIBSON, Wm. HOWLET.   Acknowledged in Granville County Court, March 5, 1750.

March 4, 1748 - Epaphroditus MOORE, planter,  Bartie (sic) Co., NC to David MEADE, Merchant, Nansemond Co., Virginia;   for 20 pounds Current Virginia money;     300 Acres beginning at a Red Oak on the side of a Small Meadow of Fishing Creek, down sd. Meadow  S 30 degrees  E 219 pole to a White Oak, N 60 degrees  E to a Red Oak on the lower side of the run, across that run and up another run of the sd Creek N 30 degrees W 219 pole to a black Oak on the side of a Meadow of the sd run, then across the Meadow S 60 degrees W to the first Station;  originally granted by patent dated July 25, 1743 unto said Epaphroditus on land then in Edgecomb (sic) County, North Carolina but now in Granville.   Epaphroditus MOORE.    Wit:  Robt. HALTON, Alexr. CAIRNES, Norton Groves BARKER.   Registered April 13, 1749 by E. HALL, C.J.       Willm. EATON, Public Reg.

March 4, 1750 - John LILE, Granville Co., to John PERSON, Southampton Co.,Virginia;   for 20 pounds current Virginia money;   300 Acres in Granville County on the S/side of Fishing Creek, beginning at a Maple by the side of sd Creek, W 60 pole to a White Oak, N 280 pole to a pine, E 156 pole to a White Oak in Goven'r. JOHNSTON's Line & by that S 65 E 100 pole to a White Oak on the Creek aforesd., up the various courses to the first station.  Land was granted to John LILE by the Honorable E. MOSELEY & Robert HALTON, Esqrs. Commissioners for  the Hon. JOHN EARL GRANVILLE on March 25, 1749.    John LILE.   Wit: John WADE. Acknowledged in Granville County Court, March 1750.

Feb. 28, 1750 - James PACE, Granville Co., to Thomas JONES, Granville Co.;  for 10 pounds current money of Virginia and an annual rent payment to the Earl;    500 Acres, a certain tract of land which the said PACE obtained a Deed from the EARL GRANVILLE office dated 1749, in Granville County on the N/side of Tar River and both sides of Swamp known by the name of Cypress Swamp, beginning at a tall oak on S/side of sd Swamp in FARRELs line, E 120 pole to a Red Oak, N 300 pole to a Pine, W 280 pole to a pine, S 258 pole to a W. Oak, 175 degrees E by FARRELs line to the beginning.    James PACE.   Wit: John FARRIL, John Edw. HORNER.     Proved in Granville County  held at the Court House, March 5, 1750.

March 5, 1750 - John MACON, Granville Co., to Gideon MACON, Granville Co.;  for 45 pounds current Virginia money;    400 Acres patented in John LILE's name dated February 22, 1739, lying in Granville County bounded on the S/side of Stone House Creek beginning at a White Oak at the mouth of a brach HARGRAVES corner tree, along the Line  S  70  E 138 pole to a Sweat Gum, N 25  E 154 pole to a black oak, N 10  W 120 pole to a White Oak on Stone House Creek, up the various courses to the beginning, also another peace (sic) of Land whereas the Mill Stands containing one (1) Acre, in Granville County beginnning at a White Oak below the Mill on N/side of Stone house Creek, running along sd. John MACON's line near a W course to a Markt (sic) White Oak, along a line of Markt (sic) Trees near a S course to the watery branch, down said branch to the Creek, down the creek to the first beginning.      John MACON.  Wit: Wm. JOHNSON, Daniel UNDERWOOD, Benja. KIMBALL.    Proved in Granville County  held at the Court House, March 5, 1750.

March 5, 1750 - Osborn JEFFREYS, Granville Co., to Thomas HAWKINS, Lunenburg Co., Virginia;  for 24 pounds Virginia money;     350  Acres in Granville County, both sides of Island Creek including the upper beaver pond and on the said Creek, bounded according to a patent granted unto sd. JEFFREYS on July 25, 1743.    Osborn JEFFREYS.     Witnessed and acknowledged in Granville County Court held March 5, 1750.

Jan. 22, 1750 - William REVES, Granville Co., to Ralph HEDSPETH, Granville Co.;  for 100 proclamation money;  220 Acres beginning at a Spanish Oak on the *Creek thence along a line of Markt (sic) Trees to a White Oak, W along a line of Markt (sic) Trees to a Pine, thence a Strait (sic) course to the Creek, down the Creek to the First Station.     William REVES.    Wit:  Thos. GOOD, W. TURNER.   Acknowledge in Granville County Court March 5, 1750.

*Note: The Creek is not named anywhere in the deed*

March 2, 1750 - John KING, Granville Co., NC, to Robert KING, Granville Co., NC;   for 3 pounds  10 shillings Virginia money;  300 Acres in Granville County on the S/side of Smith's Creek beginning at a Hickory standing near the head of the Camp branch in Israel ROBERSON's line, then along that line towards ROBERSON's Mill to a Markt (sic) White Oak Standing in a head of a bottom, S 100 pole to a Markt (sic) Pine then W 440 pole to a Red Oak Standing at the head of a bottom of Smith's Creek, N to a Markt (sic) Hickory Standing on the S/side of David KING's Spring branch, up branch 120 yards to a Marked Spanish Oak on the N/side of said branch, N 150 yards to a Hickory, thence along a line of Marked Trees to first Station.   John KING.   Wit: John DOZER, Israel ROBERTSON.   Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse March 5, 1750.

Dec. 31, 1750 - John BISHOP, (Granville Co.), NC to John SULLAVANT, (Granville Co.), NC;  for 40 pounds current money of Virginia;   250 Acres, part of a patent granted to John BISHOP for 400 Acres dated April 20, 1745, in Granville County on the N/side of Tar River, beginning at a Red Oak near head of BISHOP's branch on the NW side of a Creek of the foresaid River known as Sycamore Creek, S 45 degrees  W 253 poles to a pine, S  25 degrees  E 253 poles to a Poplar on the sd Creek, up Creek to a White Oak Linton HAYLES Corner, thence N/Westerly along HAYLES line to another of his corner a White Oak, N/E along said HAYLES line a turkey Red Oak another of his Corners, Eastwardly along HAYLES line to a Maple a corner of his on the said Sycamore Creek, up said Creek to a Spanish Oak at the Mouth of BISHOP's branch, up said branch to the first Station, "together with the plantation on which said John BISHOP hath Dwelt and Resided from the year 1744 till this present Date  To have and to hold the said Land and plantation and other the premises with their and every of their Appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise Appertaining Except one half Acre to be laid out on the fore mentioned plantation for a Burial place for the said John BISHOP's Family and Relations at the place where Philemon BISHOP son of the aforesaid John BISHOP and Christian his wife now lies Interred and all other Except as before Excepted to be & Remain unto the said John SULLAVANT his heirs or Assigns forever..."    John BISHOP.     Wit: John REVES, Samuel FOWLER, Alexr. SOUTHERLAND.    Proved in Granville County Courthouse March 5, 1750.

March 4, 1750 - Dennis LINSEY (no county listed) to Ephraim ESTRIDGE (no county listed);  15 pounds current money of Virginia;  170 Acres in Granville County on the N/side of Sady (sic) Creek beginning at a White Oak and a Hickory at the Mouth of a branch called the Powder branch, up said branch to a corner at two red Oaks, along a line of Markt (sic) trees to a Corner White Oak on Thos. ZACKRYES (sic)  line, to a corner White Oak on sd Creek, down Creek to first Station.   Dennis LINSEY.    Wit: Thos. FUSSELL, Aron FUSSELL.     Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse March 5, 1750.

March 5, 1750 - Robert JONES Junior, Surry Co., Virginia to William GOWING, Granville Co.,NC;  for 35 pounds current Virginia money;   910 Acres in Granville County on both sides of Grassey Creek, beginning at a Birch in the Country line run S 220 pole to a pine, W 440 pole to a Gum, S 180 pole to a pine, W 140 pole to 3 Red Oaks, N 160 pole to a White Oak in WILLIAMS's line, by is line E 20 pole to a White Oak a Corner, N 240 pole to a White Oak in the Country line, E to the beginning.  Robert JONES Jr.   No witnesses listed.       Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse March 5, 1750.

March 5, 1750 - Robert JONES, Junior, Surry Co., Virginia, Atty-at-Law,  to John STOVAL, Granville Co., NC;  for 15 pounds current Virginia money;  300 Acres in Granville County on both sides of Grassey Creek, beginning at a Red Oak Saplin (sic) WILLIAMS's line, W 220 pole to White Oak, S 180 pole to a White oak, E 220 pole to a White Oak, thence by a line of Markt (sic) trees N to Grassey Creek, down sd. Creek to sd. JONES's Line, N to the beginning.    Robert JONES, Jr.   Wit: Dan. WELDON.    Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse March 5, 1750.

April 22, 1750 - Sam'l. WILLIAMS Senr., Edgecombe Co., NC,  to Sam'l. WILLIAMS Junr., Edgecombe Co., NC;  5 pounds Sterling;  400 Acres in Granville County on the N/side of Tarr River beginning at a Red Oak below WEST's Cabins, N  10 E  260 Poles to a White Oak, N 80 W  280 poles cross the Creek to a White Oak in POPE's Line,  S 15 W 180 pole along his Line to a black Walnut on the River, down the River to the first station;  patent granted to Henry SIMMS dated  January 21, 1744.     Saml. WILLIAMS.     Wit: Wm. WILLIAMS.   Acknowledged before James HASELL, C.J. on April 24, 1751.       Willm. EATON, Public Reg.

*Note: I am quoting the following Land Grant in its entirety so that researchers can see what is included in the actual wording of each of such document, and most especially the next group of deeds. Words that are misspelled more than once I am indicating such only in the first instance.

April 22, 1751 -  This Indenture made the Twenty Seventh Day of April in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and fifty one and in the Twenty fourth year of the Reign our our Sovereign Lord George the second by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.  Between the Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter of the one part and Rob't JONES, Junr. the County of  Surry in the Colony of Virginia of the other part- Witnesseth His said Most Excellent Majesty King George the second in and by a Certain Indenture bearing Date the Seventeenth Day of September in the Eighteenth year of his Reign and and in the year of our Lord Christ One Thousand Seven hundred and forty four and made between his said Most Excellent Majesty of the one part and the said JOHN EARL GRANVILLE by the Name Stile (sic) and Title of the Right Honourable John Lord Carteret of the other part. Did for the Considerations therein mentioned give and Grant Release Ratify and Confirm unto the said Earl by the Name of John Lord Carteret and his heirs and assigns for ever a certain District Territory or parcel of Land in the Province of North Carolina in America and all the Sounds Creeks Havens ports Rivers Streams and other Royalties Franchises privileges and Immunities within the same as they are therein Set out allotted and granted and confirmed to the said JOHN EARL GRANVILLE by the Name of One Eighth part of the Provinces of South and North Carolina as by the said Indenture duly enrolled in the High Court of Chancery in Great Britain in the Secretary's Office of the Province of North Carolina Relation being thereunto had will amongst other things more fully and at Large appear   Now his Indenture Witnesseth that as well for and in consideration of the sum of three shillings proclam. money to the said JOHN EARL GRANVILLE in hand paid by the said Rob't. JONES at or before the Ensealing and Delivery of those presents the Receipt whereof he the said Earl doth hereby acknowledge as also for and in Consideration of the Rent  Covenants Exceptions Provisions and Agreements herein after mentioned referred and contained and by and on the part and behalf of the said Rob't. JONES his heirs and Assigns to be paid performed observed and kept he the said Earl Hath given granted bargained Sold and Confirmed and by these presents Doth from himself and his heirs give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Rob't. JONES his heirs and assigns for ever all that piece and parcel of Land Situate Lying and being in the Parish of St. John & County of Granville in the Province of North Carolina in America on the North side of Dan River beging. at a White Oak on the said River at the Letr [A] in the sd JONES Line thence running W  300 pole to a Red Oak a [B] thence N. 350 pole to a White Oak at [C] thence E. 400 pole to a Red Oak at [D] on the River aforesd. thence up the sd. River to the beginning Containing in whole Nine Hundred & forty Acres of Land  All which premisses (sic) are more particularly described and Set forth in the Plan or Map thereof hereunto annexed together with all woods Underwoods Timber and Timber Trees Lakes Ponds fishing Waters  Water Courses Profits Commodities Appurtenances and Hereditaments whatsoever thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining together with the Privelege of Hunting Hawking and fowling and of taking catching and making use of all Sorts of Game in and upon the premisses hereby granted and all Mines and Minerals whatsoever therein to be found except and always reserved out of this present grant unto the King's Most Excellent Majesty his Heirs and Successors one fourth part of all the Gold and Silver Mines to be found in or upon the premisses and also except and reserved thereout unto the said JOHN EARL GRANVILLE his Heirs and Assigns one Mgiety (sic) or half part of the remaining three fourths of all Such Gold and Silver Mines as shall be found in or upon the said premisses and one Majety (sic) or half part of all other Mines and Minerals whatsoever and all White Pine Trees now growing or hereafter to be found growing thereon  To have and to hold the said piece or parcel of land and all Singular other the premisses hereby granted with the appurtenances except before excepted unto the said Rob't JONES his heirs and Assigns forever   Yielding and paying therefore yearly & every year forever unto the said Earl his heirs and Assigns the yearly Rent or Sum of Thirty Seven shillings & Seven pence 1/4 which is at the Rate of Three Shillings Sterling or four Shillings proclam. Money for every Hundred Acres at or upon the Two Most usual feasts or Days of payment in the year that is to say the feast of the Annunciation of the blessed Virgin Mary and the feast of St. Michael the Archangel in every year by even and equal portions and to be paid at the Court house of the County of Granville aforesaid unto the said Earl or his Deputy Attorney or  Receiver for the time being the first payment thereof to be made on  Such of the said feast Days as shall first happen after the Date hereof     And the said Robert JONES for himself heirs and Assigns and for every of them doth hereby covenant promise and agree to and with the said Earl his Heirs and Assigns and to and with every of them by these presents in manner and form following   That is to say that he the said Rob't. JONES his heirs and Assigns shall and will yearly and every year forever well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Earl his heirs and assigns or unto his or their Deputy Attorney or Receiver for the time being on the Day and at the place aforesaid the aforesaid yearly Rent or Sum of Thirty Seven Shillings & seven pence 1/4 by half yearly payments as aforesaid and further that he the said Rob't. JONES his heirs or Assigns or some or one of them shall and will within Three years to be accounted from the Day of the Date hereof clear and cultivate at the Rate of three Acres for every hundred Acres of the said premisses hereby granted  Provided always and it is hereby expressly Declared and Agreed by and between the  said parties hereunto that if it shall happen that the said yearly Rent of Thirty Shillings & Seven pence  1/4 or any part thereof shall at any time hereafter be behind or unpaid by the space of Twenty one Days next over or after any of the said feast Days before limited or appointed for payment thereof and no Sufficient Distress can be found on the premisses to Levy Rent and Arrears with the Charges or Distress or if the said Rob't. JONES his heirs or Assigns shall not within the Space of Three Years after the Date hereof clear and cultivate the Lands above granted according to the proportion of three Acres for every hundred that then and in either of the said cases this present grant and all assignments thereof shall be void and none Effect and it shall be lawful for the said Earl  his heirs or Assigns to regrant the same to any other person or persons whomsoever as is this grant or any Assignment thereof had never been  made    In Witness whereof the parties above named have  hereunto set their hands and Seals the Day and year above written.  Be it Remembered that the Day and year first above written Thomas CHILD & Francis CORBIN Esqrs. by Virtue of a Letter of Attorney and Commission under the hand and Seal of the above named JOHN EARL GRANVILLE duly entered and registered in the Secretary's Office of the  Province of North Carolina did in the Name of the said Earl Sign and Subscribe this grant with the said Earl's Title and then Seal and deliver the same as his the said Earl's act and Deed in the presence of us who in their presence - have hereunto Subscribed our Names as Witnesses.    Granville by Thomas CHILD and Fras. CORBIN.     Witnesses: John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.              Granville County, June Court 1751 The within Deed of Sale from the Right Hon. John Earl of Granville &c to Robt. Jones, Jr., Gent. was proved in Court by the Oat of Dan Weldon and on Motion ordered to be Registered. Cert. by Dan Weldon C.C.     Test Willm. Eaton, Public Reg.

March 25, 1750 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  880 Acres in St. John Parish, Granville County on both sides of Dan River beginning at a Hickory in the sd. JONES' line on the N/side of the said river, running by his line E 160 pole to a Maple, S 120 pole to a Mulberry, E 240 pole to a Gum, N 400 pole to a White Oak, W 400 pole to a White Oak, S to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.      Proved in Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 -   The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia, Gent.;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  500 Acres in St. John Parish, Granville County on the N/side of Dan River beginning at a persimmon on the said River in said JONES' line, running by his line N 340 pole to a White Oak, E 480 pole to a White Oak, S 20 pole to a hickory on the River, running up the River to the beginning. Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit:  John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  250 Acres, St. John Parish, Granville County on boths sides of Hico Creek beginning at a Sugar Tree on the S/side of sd. Creek, running W  200 pole to a W. Oak, N 200 pole to a Red Oak, E 200 pole to a pine, S 40 pole to a Sycamore on Cain Creek, down sd. Creek to Hico Creek, down to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant. Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia, Gent.;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   252 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hogans Creek beginning at a Red Oak in said JONES' Line in the N/side of the said Creek, running N 260 pole to a Red Oak, E  140 pole to a White Oak, S 300 pole to a Gum, W 100 pole to a Red Oak, N 40 pole to a poplar, W to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia, Gent.;    3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  440 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hogans Creek beginning at a Hickory in the said JONES' Line on N/side of Creek, N 320 pole to a Hickory, E 220 pole to a White Oak, S 320 pole to a White Oak, W to the beginning.  Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  1000 Acres in St. John's Parish, Granville County on both sides of Wolf Island Creek beginning at a White Oak on the S/side of the Creek, E 400 pole to a Red Oak, S 400 pole t an Oak,  W 400 poles to a White Oak, N to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit:  Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.  Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 -   The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia, Gent.;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    980 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County, both sides Hogans' Creek beginning at a White Oak in JONES' Line on the N/side of said Creek, N 560 Pole to a White Oak, E 280 pole to a Mulbery , S 560 pole to a Hickory, W to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit:  Dan. WELDON, Benj'n. WYNNS.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751. 

March 25, 1751 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;   for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   300 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hico Creek beginning at a Walnut Tree on the H/side of said Creek, W 180 pole to a pine, S 266 pole to a Dogwood, E 180 pole to a Spanish Oak, N to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751. 

March 25, 1751 -    The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   480 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hico Creek beginning at a White Oak on the sd. Creek, down sd. Creek to a Hickory thence up Serjents Creek to a White Oak, E 240 pole to a White Oak, N 200 pole to a Red Oak, W 80 pole to a Sugar Tree, N 20 pole to a White Oak, W 280 pole to a Red Oak, S 120 pole to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.  Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia, Gent.;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and ay yearly yield of rent;    390 Acres in St. John's Parish of Granville County on both sides of the Country Line Creek beginnign at a Walnut on the S/side of said Creek, N  240 pole to a Hickory,  E  260 pole to a Hickory, S  240 pole to a White Oak, W to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Dan. WELDON, Benj'n. WYNNES.    Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 -    The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;  for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   500 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hogans Creek beginning at a White Oak on S/side the sd. Creek in sd. JONES' Line, W 200 pole, to a Red Oak, S 400 pole to a Red Oak, E 200 pole to a Red Oak, N to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 -   The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;   for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   213 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hogans Creek beginning at a poplar on the S/side the sd. Creek, running W 140 pole to a white oak, S 244 pole to a Small White Oak, E 140 pole to a White Oak, N to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit:  Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    1100 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hico Creek beginning at a Black Walnut in sd. JONES' Line on the N/side of sd. Creek, W 440 pole to a Red Oak, S 400 pole to a Red Oak , E 440 pole to a Sowerwood (sic), N to the beginning.  Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: Dan. WELDON, Benj'n. WYNNS.   Land Grant.    Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    1100 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hico Creek beginning at an Elm on the N/side of sd. Creek, W  320 pole to a White Oak, S 540 pole to a pine,  E  360 pole to a Hickory, N 400 pole toa White Oak in SERJANT's (sic) Line, N 78 degrees W 2?? <blurred over> pole to a Gum on the afsd. Creek, down sd. Creek to the beginnning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.     Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

(The following deed is of very poor quality, pages looks to have been wet at some point, with many words blurred from running ink, will include question mark <?> following where not positive of certain words or phrases)

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    640 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Rocky Creek beginning at a Red Oak on the N/side thereof, S 60 pole to a Hickory at a corner of Col. GOULD's <?> Land, S 230 <?> pole to a Hickory to a corner of <illegible> now JOHNSTON's land, by his line S 78 degrees  W 320 pole to a White Oak, N 345 pole to a Hickory Saplin (sic), E to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  360 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hico Creek beginning at a White Oak on N/side of sd. Creek, in said JONES' Line, W 320 pole to a Hickory, S 180 pole to a Red Oak, E 320 pole to a Red Oak, N to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 -    The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  400 Acres,  St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hogans's Creek beginning at a White Oak in said JONES' line on the S/side of sd. Creek, S 320 pole to a White Oak, W 200 pole to a White Oak, N 320 pole to a Hickory, E to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Dan. WELDON, Benj'n. WYNNS.     Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 -   The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  1040 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of the Country Line Creek beginning at a White Oak on the W/side of said Creek in JONES' line, W 520 pole to a Red Oak, S 320 pole to a Red Oak, E 520 pole to a White Oak, N by said JONES' Line to the beginning.  Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.  Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  200 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hico Creek beginning at a Poplar on the N/side of said Creek in the said JONES' line, W 240 pole to a White Oak, S 134 pole to a White oak, E 240 pole to a Gum, N to the beginning.  Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  1070 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County, on both sides of Dan River beginning at a Birch on the S fork of the *Surrey (sic) Town then running  down sd. River to a White Oak, W 110 pole to a Black Beech on the N fork, up the sd fork to a Mulberry in the sd. JONES's Line, W 148 pole to a pine, S 514 pole to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit:  Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

 *Note on above: This was probably supposed to be Sawra Town

March 25, 1751 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   600 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County, on the S/side of Dan River beginning at a White Oak on the Bank of the sd. River, S 160 pole to a White Oak, W 460 pole to a Beech on the sd. River, down the meanders of sd. River to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   300 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County, on the N/side of Dan River beginning at a Spanish Oak on the bank of the River, running  N 100 pole to a Red Oak, E 100 pole to a Spanish Oak on the sd. River, up the meanders of the sd River to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Dan. WELDON, Benj'n. WYNNS.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  1000 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County, on both sides of Dan River beginning at a White Oak on sd. River, W 500 pole to a Locust, N 320 pole to a pine, E 500 pole to a Maple, S to the beginning.      Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    670 Acres,  St. John's Parish in Granville County in the fork of *Sorry Town beginning at a beech on the N fork, S 480 pole to a pine, E 2?? pole to a Mulberry, on the said River, up said River to the beginning.  Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Dan. WELDON, Benj'n. WYNNS.    Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

 *Note on above: This was probably supposed to be Sawra Town

April 27, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   405 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hogans Creek beginning at a White Oak on the W/side of said Creek, W 360 pole to a red Oak, S 180 pole to a Red Oak, E 360 pole to a Dogwood, N to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan WELDON.  Land Grant.    Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 -   The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    448 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of the Country Line Creek beginning at a Hickory  W 320 pole to a White Oak, S 224 pole to a White Oak, E 320 pole to a White oak, N to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit:  John HAYWOOD, Dan WELDON.  Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   200 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on the N/side of Dan River beginning at a Spanish Oak on the of the sd River, N 160 pole to a Red Oak, E 164 pole to a Red Oak on sd. River, up the meanders of sd. River to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    685 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Lynches Creek beginning at a Turkey Oak on the S/side of sd. Creek in Jos. BRANTLY's line, by his line  S 75 E 160 pole to a White Oak, a corner of BRANTLY's Land, 240 pole to a Red Oak, S 338 pole to a Red Oak in Saml. WILLIAMS's line, by his line N 80 degrees W 240 pole to a Red Oak, N 21 degrees W to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  420 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Wolf Island Creek beginning at a White Oak on the W/side the said Creek, W 240 pole to a Red Oak, S 280 pole to a Red Oak, E 240 pole to a Red Oak, N to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    265 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Wolf Island Creek beginning at a White oak on the E/side sd. Creek a corner of sd. JONES's Land, by his line N 40 pole to a Sugar Tree, W 160 pole to a Red Oak, S 220 pole to a Red Oak, E 200 pole to a White Oak, N 180 pole to a Red Oak in JONES's line, W to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   480 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Hogans Creek beginning at a Red Oak in sd. JONES's line on the E/side said Creek, W 240 pole to a Hickory, S 320 pole to a Walnut, E 240 pole to a White Oak, N to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan WELDON.    Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   710 Acres,  St. John's Parish in Granville County on the N/side of Dan River beginning at a Hickory on the River in sd. JONES's Line,  N 320 pole to a White Oak, E  500 pole to a Red Oak, S 180 pole to a Walnut on the afsd. River, up sd. River to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    920 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on S/side Dan River beginning at a White Oak on the said River,  S 240 pole to a White Oak,  W 696 pole to a Hickory on the River afsd, down the River to the beginning.  Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;    1000 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on the S/side of Dan River beginning at a Hickory on the said River, S 264 pole to a White Oak, W 646 pole to a White Oak on the afsd. River, down River to the beginning.    Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit:  John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.    Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 27, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;  1200 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Beaver Island Creek beginning at a White Oak on the E/side the sd. Creek,  E 320 pole to a White Oak, N 600 pole to a White Oak, W 320 pole to a Red Oak, S to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: John HAYWOOD, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.   Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   380 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on S/side of Dan River beginning at a white Oak on sd. River, S 220 pole to a pine, W 260 pole to a Red Oak on the said River, down the meanders of the River to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Land Grant.    Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   490 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on S/side of Dan River beginning at a Mulberry on the sd. River, N 360 pole to a White Oak, E 280 pole to a White Oak, on sd. River, up the meanders of the sd. River to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.    Land Grant.    Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Robert JONES, Junr., Gent., Surry Co., Virginia;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   920 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on N/side of Dan River beginning at a Walnut on sd. JONES's Line, on sd. River, N 280 pole to a White Oak,  E 600 pole to a Red Oak, S 204 pole to a persimmon on said River, up said River to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.   Wit: Benj'n. WYNNS, Dan, WELDON.     Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 26, 1751 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Major James PAINE, Granville Co., NC;   for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   416 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on the E/side of Grassey Creek beginning at a White Oak Thomas CHRISTIAN's Corner, by his line N 300 pole to a Hickory, E 222 pole to a Hickory in LAWRENCE's line, S 300 pole to a Black Oak, W to the beginning.   Thomas CHILD, Fras. CORBIN, as agents for the Earl.    Wit: John HAYWOOD, Willm. CHURTON. Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

March 25, 1749 -  The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and John MINGE, Gent., Granville Co., NC;    for 3 shillings proclamation money and a yearly yield of rent;   640 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County on both sides of Stone House Creek beginning at a W. Oak on the W/side sd. Creek,  S 360 pole to a Red Oak, E 285 pole to a Red (sic)  N 360 pole to a Red Oak in the sd. MINGE's Line,  W to the beginning.    E. MOSELY, Rob't. HALTON, as agents for the Earl.  Wit: Dan. WELDON, Willm. CHURTON.   Land Grant.  Proved Granville County June Court 1751.

April 18, 1751 - Benjamin SIMS, Granville Co., planter, to Joseph SIMS, son of Joseph SIMS, lately deceased  of Granville Co.,NC.  Whereas,  Joseph SIMS, dec'd. was Seized and possess'd of a certain plantation tract or parcel of Land in Granville County  whereon he lived by virtue of a patent granted to him for his lifetime, dated December 1, 1744, the dec'd died intestate & Benjamin SIMS as son & heir at law became "intitled" to the sd. plantation.  Benjamin SIMS, for & in consideration of the love & affection he bears for his brother, Joseph SIMS, and also in consideration that he is satisfied that the elder Joseph SIMS, dec'd. intended to bequeath the said plantation to along with the still, gives the property to his brother, which is now in the possession of his dearly beloved Mother Sarah SIMS, widow of said Joseph SIMS, dec'd, and allowing her to live there during her lifetime.  Benj'n. SIMS.    Wit: Thos. PARKER, Robt. PARKER, Mary HAMILTON, Frances HAMILTON.  Deed of Sale & Ret. of Joseph SIMS Jr. acknowledged Granville County June Court 1751.

June 4, 1751 - Rob't JONES, Surry Co., Virginia, to Lawrence RAMBO, St. John's Parish, Granville Co.,NC; for 22 pounds current Virginia money;   400 Acres in St. John's Parish, Granville County, on both sides of Castle Cree a branch of Hico and bounded beginning at a White Oak on the S/side of said Creek, W 200 pole to a Hickory, N 320 pole to a Dogwood, E 200 pole to three Dogwoods, S to the beginning.    Robert JONES, Junr.   Wit: William CHAMBERS, Paul HARRALSON.     Acknowledged in Granville County June Court 1751.

Feb. 2, 1750 - John RICHARDS, Northampton Co.,(State not indicated), to Samuel FREEMAN, Bartie (sic) Co., (NC): for 25 pounds Virginia money;    200 Acres, beginning at the Mouth of a branch called Peter HILL's branch running out of Shocco Creek on the S/side so the various courses of said branch to the back Line, down sd line to a White Oak a corner tree, along the patent line to a Red Oak on Shocco Creek, up sd. Creek to the first station; land was granted by patent to John WADE on April 20, 1745, "then transfer'd by WADE to John RICHARDS by deed as will appear by the records of Granville County for the said Land is now within bounds of Granville County."     John RICHARDS.    Wit: Jethro ROUNDTREE, Samuel TARVER, Willm. SHORT.      Proved in Granville County June Court 1751.

May 4, 1751 -  John LAWRENCE, Granville Co., NC,  Farmer, to Thomas CHRISTIAN, Granville Co., NC;  for  5 pounds current Virginia money;   144 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County, on a branch of Grassey Creek called Spew Marrow beginning at a Hickory running W 96 pole  N 240 pole, E 96 pole then S 240 pole to the first station, part of a greater parcel of land containing 320 Acres purchased of Robt. JONES by the said John LAWRENCE &c.    John LAWRENCE.    Wit:  Law. BANCKSON, William KENDRICK, John NORRIS.  Acknowledged in Granville County June Court 1751.

May 1, 1750 - Francis PERSON, Surry Co. (VA), to James SAINTSING, Granville Co., NC;  for 35 pounds Current Virginia money;     200 Acres in Granville County on the N/side Fishing Creek, beginning at the Mouth of Stoney branch, Joseph ANDERSON, Esq. line, up his line the branch N 10  E 179 pole to an ash, N 35  W 179 pole to a White Oak standing on the Reedy branch, S 10  W 179 pole to a Maple on the Creek, then the meanders to the first station.   James SANSING.       Wit: Col.William PERSON, Joseph PERSON.   Proved in Granville County June Court 1751.

May 27, 1751 - Joseph DUNHAM, St. John's Parish, Granville Co., NC, to David STAPLER, St. John's Parish, Granville Co., NC;  for 10 pounds current Virginia money;    "all my 100 acres of land" in St. John's Parish, Granville County, on the N prong of Hico Creek, part of a greater tract which said Joseph DUNHAM bought of Rob't. JONES, Gent., beginning at a White Oak, S 134 poles to a White Oak, E 120 poles, N 134 poles to the W line, W to the beginning.   Joseph DONHAM (sic).    Wit: William CHAMBERS, Paul HARRALSON.   Proved in Granville County June Court 1751.  

June 4, 1751 - Jeremiah STROTHER, Granville Co., NC to John LILE, Granville Co.,NC;   for 15 pounds 12 shillings current Virginia money;   300 Acres in Granville County on S/side of Sandy Creek, beginning at a Hickory a corner tree of MARTAIN's Land,   S 40  W 160 pole to a Red Oak another corner of sd. MARTAIN's land, W 140 pole to a Red Oak, N 310 pole to a White Oak,  E 70 pole to a White Oak a corner of Dennis LINSEY's line, S 60  E 120 pole to a White Oak on the Cr. afsd., down to the first station.   Jeremiah STROTHER.    (No Witnesses listed).    Acknowledged in Granville County June Court 1751.

June 3, 1751 - John HAWKINS and wife, Mary, Granville Co.,NC to William SESSION, Granville Co., NC;  for 7 pounds current money;   320 Acres, part of a tract or parcel of land granted to John HAWKINS for 700 Acres lying on the S/side of Hawtree Creek in Granville County, beginning at a pine on the Trading Path, S 320 poles to a white Oak, W 220 pole to Hawtree Creek, down the variouscourse of sd. Creek to the Trading Path, thence to the beginning.     John HAWKINS, Mary HAWKINS.   Wit:  Wm. OVERSTREET, Richard JONES.     Acknowledged in Granville County June Court 1751.

June 3, 1751 - Joseph DAVENPORT, Granville Co., NC, to Josiah MITCHELL, Granville Co., NC;  for 20 pounds current money;   100 Acres in Granville County on S/side of Island Creek, part of a tract of 400 Acres which was granted by LETTONs Deed to Joseph DAVENPORT, which said 100 Acres is at the lower end of a larger tract beginning at a White Oak running an E course along a line of Marked trees to the other corner, 3 Red Oak Saplins (sic), N course along a line of Marked trees to my old line at the corner, a Red Oak, along the old line to the other corner, a White Oak, along a line of Marked trees to the beginning.  Joseph DAVENPORT.    No Witnesses.     Acknowledged by Joseph DAVENPORT in Granville County June Court 1751.

Feb. 2, 1750 -  Samuel TARVER, Northampton Co. (State not named) to Jethro ROUNDTREE, Bartie (sic) Co. (NC); for 35 pounds Virginia money;   300 Acres beginning at the Mouth of a branch called Peter HILLS branch running out of Shocco Creek on the S/side to the various courses of the said branch to the back line to a black oak a Corner tree, along the patent line to  birch trees on Shocco Creek, down sd Creek to the first Station; part of a greater parcel of land granted by patent to John WADE on April 20, 1745, transferred to Samuel TARVER by deed.   Samuel TARVER.   Wit: Samuel FREEMAN, John RICHARDS, W. SHORT.    Proved in Granville County June Court 1751.

June 4, 1751 -  John HAWKINS, Granville Co., NC, planter, to Richard COOK, Granville Co., NC, planter;   for 10 pounds 15 shillings good current money of Virginia;  190 Acres in Granville County on the W/side of Hawtree Creek, beginning at a pine tree standing on John TOLIVERs old Line, running E to Hawtree Creek, up to sd. HAWKINS's other tract of land, W and N to the first station, including all the land belonging to that Survey on the W/side of sd Creek corner.  John HAWKINS.     Wit: William SESSON, Wm. PASCHAL.    Acknowledged in Granville County June Court 1751.

August 21, 1751 - Henry McCULLOH, Esq., Benjamin HILL & Alexander McCULLOCH, gent. (no location listed) to Sarah DUNAVAN(sic), widow, (no location listed). "Whereas the sd. Henry McCULLOH, by a certain wrighting (sic) of Letter of Attorney under his hand and Seale duly Executed" dated June 12, 1745, authorized Benjamin & Alexander McCULLOCH  to sell certain tracts of land; he acknowledges the sale to Sarah DONAVAN for 15 pounds current Virginia money,     320 Acres of land in Granville County beginning at a White Oak in ADCOCK's Creek in  McCULLOH's patent line then S 55 W 240 pole to the center of 2 Hickorys & a Red Oak, S 35  E  215 pole to 2 Hickorys & a Scrub White Oak, N 55  E 240 pole to the center of 3 Red Oaks in the aforesd. line, then a long that line to the first station; being part of a tract granted to said Henry McCULLOH by patent dated March 30, 1745.      Benj'n. HILL, Alexr. McCULLOCH, as agents for Henry McCULLOH.    Wit: Jos. Jno. ALSTON, Tho. KEARNY.      Proved before James HASELL, C.J.   October 22, 1751  (no location listed)  - Test: Willm. EATON, Pub. Reg.

March 12, 1750 - Joseph LANE, Edgecombe Co., NC to William PERSON, Granvillle Co., NC;   for 40 pounds current Virginia money;   350 Acres in Granville County beginning at a white Oak on the S/side of the Middle prong of Tarr River, N 50  E 237 pole to a White Oak, N 40 W 237 to a Hickory,  S  50  W 237 pole across the River to a Red Oak, S 40  E 237 pole to the beginning.     Joseph LANE.     Wit: James LANE, Winefred POPE.  Acknowledged before Jas. HASELL, C. J.  April 24, 1751.    Test:  Willm. EATON, Pub. Reg.

August 16, 1751 -  Joseph DUNHAM, St. John's Parish, Granville Co.,NC to Hugh Dobbin, St. John's Parish, Granville Co., NC;   for 8 pounds current Virginia money;   100 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County, part of a greater tract which DUNHAM had bought of Rob't. JONES, Gent., beginning at a poplar, W 120 poles  S 134 poles, E 120 poles to a black Gum, N 134 poles to the first station.    Joseph DONHAM (sic).     Wit: Willm. CHAMBERS, John CHAMBERS.   Proved in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.

August 8, 1750 - William STROUD, Junr., Granville Co., NC, to James BUCHANAN, Granville Co., NC;  for  8 pounds Virginia money;     150 Acres in Granville County on the E/side of Cabbin branch beginning at the Mouth of a branch commonly know by the name of Mysery branch, up the branch E to his N & S line, S to a black Oak tree on William NICOLSES line, W on sd line, to the afrsd. Cabbin branch, down the branch to the place it first begun, bounded on the N by the sd. STROUDs land and E with common land on the S with William NICOLSES land on the W with the Cabbin branch.    William STROUD.    Wit:  Samuel PASCHAL, John BIND, Ephraim ESTRIDGE.     Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.   (Note: the grantee's name was called James BAHANNAN in the court)

Sept. 4, 1751 - John EGERTON, Granville Co.,NC, planter,  to James NICHOLSON, Surry Co., Virginia;   for 26 pounds current Virginia money;   370 Acres being art of 500 Acres of land which EGERTON purchased form John LILE, on the S/side of Roanoke River on Stone house Creek beginning at a White Oak above the Road thence E 200 poles to a White Oak, N 400 poles to a Red Oak, W 200 poles to a White Oak, thence to the beginning.  John EGERTON.   Wit: Montfort ELBECK, Daniel PEGRAM Osborn JEFFREYS.       Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.**

**Note: It appears that some of these deeds were acknowledged first in Court before the actual deeds were written up, usually the following day.

June 14, 1751 - John GLOVER and his wife, Mary, of Granville Co. ,NC to William SEARCY, Granville Co., NC;  for 8 pounds of good & lawful money of Virginia;    310 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County, which was obtained by GLOVER by deed or patent dated April 26, 1751 from Ms. Thomas CHILD & Francis CORBIN, Esqrs. and agents for North Carolina in America, lying on the N/side of Andersons Swamp, beginning at a poplar, N 140 poles to a pine, E 280 poles to a Hickory, S 36 poles to a White Oak in LINSEY's line, W 32 pole to a White Oak at his corner, S 200 pole to a White Oak on the Swamp aforesaid, down to the beginning.    John GLOVER, Mary GLOVER.    Wit:  Ruben SEARCY, Ann GLOVER,  Bartlet  SEARCY.      Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.

Sept. 4, 1751 -  John LINCH, Granville Co., NC, planter, to Giles BOWERS, Granville Co., NC;   for 45 pounds current Virginia money;   (no acreage mentioned) "all that Tract or Parcel of land lying & being in the County of Granville on the N/side of Tar River", beginning at a White Oak,  N 15 W 180 poles to a Hickory, S 75 W 260 poles  to a Black Walnut n the River, down the River to the first station.    John LINCH.    Wit: John BURT, Wm. MASSEY.     Proved in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.**

Sept. 2, 1751 -  John MARTAIN (MARTIN), Esq., St. John's Parish, Granville Co., NC, to William KENDRICK, Gent., St. John's Parish, Granville Co.,NC;   MARTAIN was empowered & appointed by the last Will & Testament  of Edward JONES, deceased, late of St. John's Parish in Granville County to sell his tract of land to pay his debts, who also appointed  Sugar JONES, Gideon MACON & Thomas PARKER his Executors; for 10 pounds current Virginia money;   200 Acres in St. John's Parish, Granville County, on Shocco Creek. No description given.   John MARTIN.    Wit: Dan. WELDON, Tho. PARKER.        Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.

Sept. 4, 1751 -  Rob't. JONES, Surry Co., Virginia, to Michael DICKSON, Granville Co.,NC;   for 22 pounds current Virginia money;    488 Acres, St. John's Parish in Granville County, on both sides of Hico Creek, beginning at a Small Hickory, N 160 poles, E to William CHAMBERS's line, S 160 poles to a Red Oak, E 165 poles, W to the back line, N to a White Oak,  W to the beginning.    Robert JONES, Jr.    (Witnesses not listed).    Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.**

Sept. 3, 1751 -  William REVES, Granville Co.,NC, to Ralph HEDSPETH, Granville Co., NC;  for 100 pounds current Virginia money;   220 Acres in Granville County beginning at a Spanish Oak on Creek, along a line of Marked trees, to a White Oak, W, a line of Marked trees to the Creek, down to the first station. (Note: Creek not named in deed).   William REVES.   Wit:  John THORNTON.   Proved  in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.

June 4, 1751 - John WEAVER, Farmer, Granville Co.,NC to William PITTS, Farmer, Granville Co.,NC;  for 10 pounds current Virginia money;   150 Acres, beginning at a Hickory, W to a White Oak, S to a pine, E to a White Oak, down the Creek to first station, a Hickory, lying on Nutbush Creek, past a greater tract of 600 Acres.    John WEAVER.    Wit: John NORRIS, Josiah MITCHELL.       Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.

June 20, 1749 - The Right Honourable JOHN EARL GRANVILLE Viscount Carteret and Baron Carteret of Hawne in the County of Bedford in the Kingdom of Great Britain and one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable privy Council of the one part and Thomas HUNT, Granville Co., NC;   for 3 shillings proclamation money, and a yearly yield of rent;  250 Acres in St. John's Parish in Granville County on the N/side of Tarr River beginning at a Red Oak in McDANIEL's line on the River, N 80  E 60 pole to a Hickory, N 200 pole to a White Oak, E by MATTHEWS's, 240 pole to a Willow Oak on the River afsd,  down the meanders of said River to the first Station.   E. MOSELEY, as agent for the Earl.     Wit: John WYNNS, Dan. WELDON.   Proved in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.

Sept. 4, 1751 - Robert JONES, attorney-at-Law, Surry Co., Virginia,  to Josiah DICKSON, Granville Co., NC;   for 20 pounds current Virginia money;   654 Acres in St. John's Parish, Granville County, on both sides of Marlow's Creek a branch of Hico beginning at a Red Oak on Robt. JONES' said line, S 360 pole to a Turkey Oak, E 240 pole to a Sowerwood, N 454 pole to a Red Oak, W 160 poles to a Red Oak in Robt. JONES' line, S 94 pole to a White Oak, W to the beginning; part of a Deed as signed by Earl GRANVILLE's agents.   Robert JONES, Jr.    (No Witnesses listed)    Acknowledged in Granville County Courthouse, Sept. 3, 1751.**

Oct. 7, 1751 - Lemuel/Samuel LANIER, gent., Granville Co., NC, to Charles IVEY, planter, Granville Co., NC;  for 35 pounds current Virginia money;   400 Acres in Granville County on N/side of Tar River and on both sides of a branch known as bear Swamp, beginning at a White Oak on the sd. Swamp near the Mouth of a branch, W 246 poles to a pine, S 240 pole to a Red Oak, E 300 poles to a Red Oak, on sd branch, down to the first station;  contents of a deed granted to said LANIER dated June 20, 1749.    Lemuel LANIER.   Wit:  Moses SMITH, Henry IVEY, Wm. MASSEY.   Proved in Granville County  Courthouse, December 3, 1751.  (His first name was alternately spelled 2 different ways within the deed)

Oct. 24, 1751 - Richard GIBBS, planter, St. John's Parish, Granville Co., NC, to John SHERMAN, St. John's Parish, Granville Co., NC;   for 50 pounds current Virginia money; a certain plantation on 200 Acres of land on the S/side of Stoney Creek near the head of Tarr River.   Richard GIBBS.   Wit: John PASCHALL, James MEDOWS, John GREGG.     Proved in Granville County  Courthouse, December 3, 1751.

Dec. 2, 1751 - Thomas ZACHERY, (no location listed), to Robert DAY, (no location listed);   for 30 pounds current Virginia money;   240 Acres in Granville County on the S/side of Sandy Creek, beginning at a corner White Oak, on th e Creek side, out by a line of marked trees to the back line, a corner Red Oak, then another corner by a line of marked trees to a corner Hickory, E by a line of marked trees to the sd. Creek, down to the first station.   Thos. ZACHARY.    Wit:  Ephraim ESTRIDGE, Aron FUSSELL, Thomas FUSSELL.    Proved in Granville County  Courthouse, December 3, 1751.

Nov. 26, 1751 - John THORNTON, Granville Co., NC, to William WILLIAMSON, Granville Co., NC;   for 5 pounds "good and lawful money of Virginia";   150 Acres in Granville County, part of 400 Acres granted to said John THORNTON by patent dated April 20, 1745, being the land & plantation on which he now lives, on the N/side of little Shocco.    John THORNTON.   (No Witnesses listed).   Acknowledged by John THORNTON in Granville County  Courthouse, December 3, 1751.


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