Thursday, September 20, 2007

Bertie County, NC Deed Book E 1735-1739

pg. 114. Richard BRASSWELL to James WOOD. April 8, 1737. 100 pds. for 500 a. On WS Farriss's Branch adj. Jonathan STANLEY. Wit: John SUTTON, George DOWNING, jurat, Jacob BRASSWELL. May Court 1737. John WYNNS D.C/C.

pg. 124. Richard BRASSWELL, Jun. of Edgecombe Precinct to John DAWSON. June 4, 1736. 10 pds. for 76 a. On Oura Meadows adj. George STEPHENSON and "his father's corner tree." Wit: William WILLSON, jurat, Ezekial FULLARD. May Court 1737. John WYNNS D.C./C.

pg. 329. William RUFFIN & wife Sarah to Robert RUFFIN. Nov. 14, 1738. 50 pds. for 278 a. On Horsepen Meadow at Pole Meadow. Adj. Richard BRASSWELL, John COLTEN. Wit: John HART, Joel NEWSOME, Nathaniel RUFFIN. Nov. Court 1738.

pg. 343. James CARTER to Nathaniel FIELD of Nansemond Co., Va. Nov. 18, 1738. 20 pds. for 440 a. On NS Meherrin River "which was granted Samuel ELLSON by William REED late Governour of North Carolina as by one patent bearing date March 26th 1723." Adj. Mary BRASSWELL, ____ FAULK, ______ CHESHIRE. Wit: Benjamin HILL, James WILKINS, Jurat. Nov. Court 1738.

pg. 441. James WOOD to William DUFFIELD & wife Sarah. May 9, 1739. Gift. 500 a. " good will and affection I bear unto my well beloved Son in Law William DUFFILL and Sarah his wife...during their Natural Lives..." Land at a branch called Harriss's Branch adj. Richard BRASSWELL, Jonathan STANLEY. Wit: Andrew IRWING, Robert FORSTER, John SUTTON. May Court 1739. (Note: This property lent for life "after their decease to be Equally Divided between...(their) two eldest Daughters....")

pg. 532. John JENKINS of Edgecombe Co. to Benjamin JOHNSTON. Nov. 2, 1739. 20 pds. for 600 a. On Yorahoh Swamp adj. John BLACKMAN, William BRASSWELL. Wit: James BARNETT, J. EDWARDS, Jurat. Nov. Court 1739.

pg. 535. Samuel GARLAND of Isle of Wight Co., Va. to Peter GARLAND. Oct. 11, 1739. 4 pds. for 100 a. On NS Maherring River adj. Edward BARNES. Part of patent to Robert BRASSWELL for 580 a. dated March 1, 1719. Wit: John WATTS, jurat, John DRIVER, Giles DRIVER. Nov. Court 1739.