Friday, June 27, 2014

1785 - Benjamin Brassell to Britton Brassell

THIS INDENTURE Made this Witnesseth that I Benjamin Brassell of Anson County and State of No. Carolina for and in consideration of the sum of the sum (?) of Twenty five pounds to me in hand paid by Britain Brassell of the County and State afsd at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt and payment whereof is hereby acknowledged and I the said Benjm. Brassell have bargained & sold and delivery and by these presents doth bargain and deliver unto Britain Brassell all that plantation tract or parcel of land lying in Anson County on the West side of Pee Dee River on Pelhams forks Beginning at a post oak in Nathaniel Bivens line and runs with said Bivens line No. 80 chains crossing said fork to a red then So. 45 W. 19 chs. to a post oak then So. 37 chains to a red then No. 85 Wt. 60 chs. to Nathan Brassell corner post oak then with said Brassells line then Wt. 23 chains crossing of said creek to a stake in said Brassells line then No. 30 chs. to the Beginning one hundred acres of land as by the patent & plan granted to Benjm. Brassell the 14th day of October 1783 which I the said B Brassell do forever sell make over unto the said Britain Brassell his heirs and assigns and I the said the said Benjamin Brassell against all kinds of claims of any person or persons whatsoever pretending to lay claim thereunto and I the said Benjamin Braswell will warrant and forever defend the said land with the appurtenances thereunto belonging according to the rights of said patent & grant unto the said Britain Brassell his heirs Exctrs. Admrs. or assigns in manner and form afsaid. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 20th day of August in the 10th year of our Independence and in the year of our Lord 1785. Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of us
W. Benton                       Benjamin Brassell (SEAL)
W. Beaven
Anson County 1778 (this has to be a typo)
Then this deed was duly proved in open Court by W. Benton and ordered to be registered.
                                                                        Michl. Auld  Clk.

(Anson Co., NC H-59)

NOTE:  Benjamin & Britton Brassell are of the I-M253 Haplogroup at FTDNA.