1700 NC Colonial Records Vol 6 pg. 533
# 753 pg. 174 WILLIAM JONES of Chowan
Prect. and MARY my wife to MARTIN GARDNER of Chowan Prect. 18 july 1715 for a valuble
consideration 310 acres upon yea west side of Casiah River, joining JOHN EDWARDS, the
River Pocosin and the river all housing, gardens, orchards etc. Witt: JOHN
EDWARDShis mark, ARNOLD HOPKINS his mark Reg. 10 Sept. 1715
Orange County NC State Land Grants Vol 9 1-500
This indenture made this 19th day of August 1805 between Jesse Stroud of Randolph County & state North Carlina of the one part & Charles Duncan of the state & county affsd of the other part Witnesseth that the sd Jesse Stroud for & in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars to me in hand paid by the sd Charles Duncan the recpt whereof is hereby acknowleged before the delivery of these presents doth grant bargain & sell alien & convey & by these presents hath bargained sold enfeofed & confirmed unto the sd Charles Duncan his heirs & assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land situate or lying & being in the afsd county on the south side of Deep River containing by estimation 185 acres be the same more or less beginning at the river runing south to hickory then west to B.O. Na(??) Cox corner in Fuquas line thence north 50 chs. to stake in the XXX then down the various courses of the river to the Beginning being part of a tract of land that the sd Jesse Stroud purchased of Abraham Stroud who purchased it of Thomas Medcalf who purchased it of Hercules Ogle who purchased it of John Hopkins who cleared the deed for the same of the Earle of Granvill & also the Estate right(?) title interest claim & demand whatsoever of the sd Jesse Stroud his Es ads or assigns of, in, or to the sd tract of land & premises above mentioned with every part or parcel to the sd Charles Duncan his heirs or assigns to have & to hold & to the only proper use & behoof of him the sd Charles Duncan with all wood, waters, ways(?) and minerals appurtenances thereunto belonging from any person laying any claim or demand to the sd tract only what the laws of the state lays on & him the sd Jesse Stroud for himself his heirs & assigns both warrant & defend the sd tract of land to Charles Duncan his heirs & asigns by these presents In witness whereof the sd Jesse Stroud hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day & year above written--------
State of No Carolina
Randolph County November term 1805
The execution of the above deed of conveyance was duly XX? in open court by Samuel Asten & ordered to be registered.
Coppy test. T. Harper Clk
Pages 40-41 Randolph County,NC, Land book 1 (renumbered as pages 209-210)
THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & ninety four between Simeon Geron Esq., high sheriff of Randolph County in the state of North Carolina of the one part, and William Bell of the county & state aforesd of the other part: Witnesseth that the said Simeon Geron by virtue of his office aforesd and pursuant to a writ of fasia facias issueing from the clerks office of the Superior Court of Law & Equity for the District of Halifax bearing date the twenty third day of April one thousand seven hundred & ninety four &C commanding the sheriff that, of the goods & chattles land & tenements of Robert McLean, John Stannfield, Robert Reading, Pearce Noland, Phillip Rodey & Dennis Hopkins, he cause to be made the sum of one thousand two hundred & seventeen pounds thirteen shillings & 4 d & that he should have the said moneys before the judges of the Superior Court of Law & Equity for the District of Halifax on the twenty third day of October in the same year, then & there to render to the state the damages &C he the sd Simeon Geren Esq high sheriff by virtue of his office & in performace of the aforesd writ of fasia facias, as also by force of the act of assembly in such case made & provided, did lay the sd writ of fasia facias on one tract of land the property of Robert Reading, containing three hundred acres more or less lying on Back Creek said to be the property of Robert Reading (no asset or other property of the said Robert Reading being found) & having previously advertised the same at the court house & sundry other publick places within the said county of Randolph forty days before the day of sail (sic), he the said Simeon Geron on the eighth day of September anno dominy (sic) one thousand seven hundred & ninety four did enfeofe(?) to sail (sic) by way of public vendue in fair and open markett the aforesd tract or parcel of land (to wit) lying & being in the county of Randolph aforesd on Back Creek Watters, beginning at a hickory & runing south forty chains to a pine then east bounded by Hendey(?), crossing the creek seventy five chains to a black oak, then north forty chs. to a stake, then west crossing the creek to the beginning, containing 300 acres he the same more or less for the consideration of one hundred & seventy pounds current money of the state of North Carolina in hand paid by the sd William Bell, he being the highest bidder, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the sd Simeon Geron hath granted & sold & by these presents douth grant bargain & sell unto the said William Bell the aforesd tract or parcel of land with all & singular the improvements & appurtenances thereunto belonging, as at least all the estate right title interest claim & demand whatsoever which he the sd Robert Reading hath had or ought to have had of, in, & to the said tract of land with the appurtenances thereunto belonging, unto him the said William Bell his heirs & assigns to have & to hold the said tract or parcel of land with the appurtenances as at least all the right, title, property claim, & demand whatsoever which he the sd Robert Reading hath had or ought to have had of, in, & to the said tract of land & premises, unto him the said William Bell to the only proper use & behoof of him the sd William Bell, his heirs & assigns forever In witness whereof the said Simeon Geron high sheriff of the said county of Randolph hath hereunto set his hand & affixed his seal the day & year first shown above hereon.
Signed sealed & delivered in presents of
J Clark Simeon Geron, shff /seal/
State of North Carolina
Randolph County Acknowledged November term 1794
The execution of the above deeds from Simeon Geron high sheriff of Randolph County to William Bell was duly acknowledged in open court by Simeon Geron & ordered to be registered. Copy test. T. Harper, Clk.
1556 (216) Oct 11, 1787 Edwd Howel enters 300 acres in
Orange on waters of
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NC DEED INDEX
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