Saturday, October 29, 2011

Micajah Braswell, Nash Co., NC, 1795

This Indenture made this 13th day of August 1795 between Micajah Braswell Hunt of the County & state of No Carolina & Benjamin Whitfield of the County & state aforesaid Witnesseth that the said Micajah Braswell Hunt for and in consideration of the sum of Five hundred Dollars in hand paid by the said Benjamin Whitfield the Rect whereof the said Micajah Braswell Hunt doth Acknowledge & hath bargained sold & confirm'd unto him the said Benjamin Whitfield his heirs Execrs Admrs or Assigns forever all that tract piece or parcel of Land lying & being in the County & state afore Sd beginning at a black Oak Thomas Willis's Corner thence running the said line to Thomas Hunter's line East 180 pole to a corner white Oak thence along Hunters other line to Revels line No 212 pole to a corner hickory thence along Revels other line East to said Whitfields corner on the So line- No 170 pole to David Stricklands line thence West along the Said Stricklands line to a corner pine thence West to Robert Wilsons line thence along Wilsons line to Hunters Corner pine thence So along Hunters line 300 pole to a corner white Oak thence long Hunters other line West 96 pole to Wi-s's corner thence along the said line to the beginning Containing by estimation three hundred & Twenty two Acres be the same more or less & also the revertion or revertions remainder or remainders rents or servises of the sd premeses & of every part thereof & all the the Estate right title & Interest claims & Demands whatsoever of him the sd - Micajah Braswell Hunt of & is the said (?) land and premeses & every part & parcel thereof to have and to hold the said Land & premeses with the appertainces thereunto belonging to the sd Benjamin Whitfield his heirs & assigns forever and the sd Micajah Braswell Hunt ---- for himself his heirs & Assigns Warrant & forever Defend the bargained premeses against all Lawfull Claims whatsoever to the sd Benjamin Whitfield his heirs & Assigns forever by these presents in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal the day and date first above Written
Signed Sealed & Delivered} Micajah Braswell {Seal}
in presence of us} Nash County August Court 1795
Ja Williams------ the within Deed was in open Court duly prov'd
Daniel Powell------ by the Oath of James Williams & ordered to be Register'd.
Test Wm. Hall CC
and is Registered
By W. - Mearns Re--

(Nash Co., NC DB 6 Pg 107-108)

NOTE: Throughout the deed Micajah is referred to as Micajah Braswell Hunt but he signs his name Micajah Braswell. No doubt he is Samuel Braswell's son.