MICAJAH BRASWELL HUNT from JESSE HUNT, 340 Acres:
This Indenture made the Twenty Second day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and Eighty five Between JESSE HUNT of Nash County and State of North Carolina and MICAJAH BRASWELL HUNT of the aforesd County and State. Witnesseth that the Said JESSE HUNT for the Inconsideration of the sum of Eighty Pounds Spice to him in hand paid by the said MICAJAH BRASWELL HUNT the Receipt whereof the said JESSE HUNT Doth acknowledge and hath Bargained Sold and Confirmed unto the MICAJAH BRASWELL HUNT His heirs Exors Admrs or assigns forever all that tract Piece or parcel of Land lying and being in the County and State aforesd – Beginning at a black oak THOS. WILLISes Corner thence running the Said line to and along THOS. HUNTERs line Et. 180 pole to a Corner White Oak, thence along HUNTERs other line to and along REVELs line No. 202 pole to a Corner Hickory then along REVELs other line Et. to JOHN WILSONs Corner on the said line No. 170 poles to DAVID STRICKLANDs Line, thence west along the said STRICKLANDs line to Corner pine thence along the said STRICKLANDs other line north to a Corner pine thence West to HUNTERs Corner pine, thence south along HUNTERs line 200 pole to a Corner White Oak, Thence along HUNTERs other line West 96 pole to WILLISes Corner thence along the Said line to the Beginning Containing by estimation three hundred and forty acres be the same more or less and also the reversion and Reversions Remainder or Remainders rents or services of the Said Premises and every part thereof and all the Estate right Title and Interest Claim and Demands whatsoever of him the Said JESSE HUNT of and to the Said Land and Premises and every part and Parcel thereof, To have and To hold the said Land and premise with the appurtenances thereunto Belonging to the Said MICAJAH BRASWEL HUNT his heirs and assigns forever and the said JESSE HUNT doth for him self his heirs and assigns warrant and forever defend the Said Bargained premises against all Lawful Claims whatsoever to the Said MICAJAH BRASWELL HUNT his heirs and assigns forever By these Presents In witness whereof I have hereunto and hereby Set my hand and affix My seal the day and year above Written Signed Sealed and Delivered In Presence of us
JOHN CHITTY ) JESSE (his mark) HUNT (Seal)
HOWEL ELLEN )
Nash County ~ February Term 1787
The within deed was duly proved in open Court By the oath of HOWELL ELLEN & ordered to be Recorded and is Recorded
Test WM HALL C.C.
Test W. S. MEARNS R.
This a true Copy from Record By L. F. ELLEN P.R.
Pages 339 & 340, Nash County, NC, Deed Book 1.
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MICAJAH BRASWELL sells 18 acres of the above 340 acre parcel:
MICAJAH BRASWELL of Nash Co., NC to ROBERT WILSON of aforesaid, 29 January 1795, for 49 pounds, a certain tract or parcel of land, Beginning at a pine in EDWARD WILSON's line, thence running East to BRASSWELL's corner a Pine, thence South to a Gum in BRASSWELL's line, thence West to a Pine in EDWARD WILSON's line, then to the first station, containing by estimation 18 acres, be it more or less. MICAJAH BRASWELL. JOSEPH STRICKLAND, HENRY STRICKLAND. Nash County February Term 1796. The within Deed was in open Court duly prov'd by the oath of JOSEPH STRICKLAND and ordered to be registered. Wm Hall CC. And is registered. W.S. Mearns PR. (Nash Co., NC Deeds Vol. IV 1794-1800 by Timothy W. Rackley)
MICAJAH BRASWELL [HUNT] sells remaining 322 acres of 340 acre parcel:
MICAJAH BRASSWELL HUNT of Nash Co., NC to BENJAMIN WHITFIELD of aforesaid, 12 August 1795, for $500, all that piece or parcel of land; Beginning at a Black oak THOMAS WILLIS' corner, thence running the said line to THOMAS HUNTER's line East 180 pole to a corner White Oak, thence along HUNTER's other line to REVEL's line N 212 pole to a corner Hickory, thence along REVEL's other line East to said WHITFIELD's corner in the sd line N 170 pole to DAVID STRICKLAND's line, thence West along the said STRICKLAND's line to a corner Pine, thence west to ROBERT WILSON's line, thence along WILSON's line to HUNTER's corner Pine, thence S along HUNTER's line 300 pole to a corner White Oak, thence along HUNTER's other line West 96 pole to WILLIS' corner thence along the said line to the beginning, containing by estimation 322 acres, be the same more or less. MICAJAH BRASWELL [HUNT]. Wit: JA WILLIAMS, DANIEL POWELL. Nash County August Court 1795. The within Deed was in Open Court duly prov'd by the oath of JAMES WILLIAMS and ordered to be registered. Wm Hall CC. And is registered. W.S. Mearns PR. (Nash Co., NC Deeds Vol. IV 1794-1800 by Timothy W. Rackley)