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Deed dated 24 September 1761 - 386 acres from William Graves and his wife Mary Graves to John Pardue on Owen's Creek in Granville County, NC; subsequently in Bute County, NC and finally in Warren County, NC.  Transcribed and submitted by Jonathan DeMai
 

This Indenture made the twenty fourth day of September in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand Seven hundred & Sixty one between William Graves and Mary his wife of Granville County in the Province of North Carolina of the one part and John Pardue late of the County of Amelia in the Colony of Virginia of the other part.

Witne˛seth that they the said William Graves and Mary his wife for and in Consideration of the Sum of one hundred and seventy pounds Current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said John Pardue at and before the Entering and delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof they the said William Graves and Mary his wife doth hereby Acknowledge and themselves therewith fully Satisfied hath given granted bargained Sold alieued Released and Confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain sell alieu Release and Confirm unto the said John Pardue one Certain Tract or parcel of land Situate lying and being in Granville County aforesaid and on both sides Owens Creek Containing by Estimation three hundred and Eighty Six acres be the same more or le˛s and bounded as followeth

To Wit. Beginning at Hackneyĺs Corner a Red Oak in Governor Johnsons line then Runing by the governors line South forty five degrees East Ninety poles to a hickory thence East one hundred and Ninety four pole by Ballards line to a black jack thence North two hundred and fifty Six pole by Kimbals line to a poplar on Owenĺs Creek Thence West two hundred and fifty Seven pole Cro˛sing the said Creek to a white Oak in Hackneyĺs line thence by his line to the beginning with all woods and or woods ? ways water Course profits Commodities and hereditaments whatsoever to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining thereto Together with the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders Rents and I˛sues and all the Estate Right Title interest Claim and demand whatsoever of them the said William Graves and Mary his wife hath or ought to have thereto

To have and to hold the aforesaid granted and bargained promi˛es unto the said John Pardue his heirs and a˛signs forever for the only proper use benefit and sake of of him the said John Pardue his heirs and a˛signs forever and he the said William Graves and Mary his wife doth Covenant and grant to and with him the said John Pardue that he the said John Pardue his heirs and a˛signs may forever hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold iccupy po˛se˛s and Enjoy the aforesaid granted and bargained promi˛es without the disturbance Molestation or eviction of them the said William Graves and Mary his wife their heirs & forever and they the said William Graves and Mary his wife doth by these presents warrant and defend the aforesaid granted and bargained promi˛es unto the said John Pardue free and Clear from all incumbrances of what Nature or kind soever and from the just Claim of any person or persons whatsoever

In Witne˛s whereof they the said William Graves and Mary his wife hereunto set their hands and affix their seals the day and year first above written

                                                                                                {William Graves {Seal}

Sealed & delivered in presence of William Ballard

Joseph H. hisXmark Hackney

Rubin + Ballard}          Witness that on the twenty fourth day of September one thousand seven hundred and sixty one ? and ? po˛se˛sion of the with and bond Lands and promi˛ses ? given by William Graves and Mary his wife to John Pardue the other Covenants to them ?

In presence of William Ballard                                                   William Graves

Joseph H. hisXmark Hackney} at a Court held for Granville County & Feb. 1762 William Graves acknowledged this deed with the Endorsement to be his Oath and Deeds and on ? they were Ordered to be Registered

Truly Registered

            ? Benton ? ? Regd                                                         Testar Danl Weldon C.C.

 



 


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