Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Molly Vick Braswell, Nash Co., NC 1853

This Indenture made this Eleventh day of January in the year Eighteen hundred and fifty three between Molly Braswell formerly Molly Vick of the County of Nash and state of North Carolina of the first part and George Ricks of the County and state aforesaid of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and ninety Six Dollars the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged has given granted bargained sold and conveyed and does hereby give grant bargain sell and convey to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns all that tract or parcel of Land lying in the County of Nash State of North Carolina lying on the waters of Poplar Branch bounded as follows - (Viz) Beginning at a stake formerly a white Oak said Braswell and Francis Walkers corner in Henry Hedgepeths line thence N2163 poles to a pine in said line thence along said line to and along Dempsey Braswells line North 1/2* East 162 poles to a post Oak said Braswells corner in D. Braswells line thence along said line to and along Francis Hedgepeths line thence along said Henry Hedgepeths line South 1 1/2 West 162 1/2 pole to a pine hedgepeths Corner in Braswells line thence along said Hedgepeths line south 88 East 98 1/2 pole to a post Oak and Red Oak Braswells corner in Hedgepeths line thence along a new Marked line south 2 West 44 pole to a sweet gum in Poplar Branch thence South 115 poles to a stake Braswells corner in Worrell P. Walkers line thence along said line to and along Francis Walkers line West 216 pol to the beginning containing Three hundred forty and one fourth Acres to be the same more or less to have and to hold the same with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to George Ricks the said Party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever - and the said party of the first part for the Consideration aforesaid does hereby covenant and agree to warrant and defend the premises aforesaid to the party of the second part his executors administrators and assigns against the claims and entry of all persons Whatsoever and he does further covenant that the said Molly Braswell formally (?) Molly Vick is siezed of the premises in fe simple and has power to make and convey such an Estate by this Indenture and has done the same by these presents - In witness whereof the said party of the first part has hereunto set her hand and seal on the day and year above written
Signed sealed and delivered Molly her X mark Braswell {seal}
in presence of
Jesse Beal

State of No Carolina} Court of Pleas & quarter
Nash County} sessions Feby Term 1853
The execution of the foregoing Deed of sale is duly proven in
Open Court by the Oat of Jesse Beal the subscribing witness thereto
& is Ordered to be Registered. -- Attest G.W. Ward CCC
And is Registered Will. G. Freeman P.R.

(Nash Co., NC DB 20 Pg 485-486)