Friday, July 25, 2008

Britain Braswell Chatham Co., NC 1785

Deed Book C, page 400

January 3, 1785. "James Parham of Chatham County and State of North Carolina of the one part and Drury Parham of the County and State aforesaid of the other part." -- "for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred & twenty pounds Lawfull money"----"one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Chatham County on the south side of Cape Fear River beginning at a white oak at Thomas Partridge's corner on the said river runing up said river and out to said James Parham's back line for the compliment of one hundred and twenty five acres of land"----- (signed) James Parham. Witnesses: John Bargin Nier, Benjamin Yarbrough, Britain Brazil, Wm. Ragland. "Febry Sessions Chatham County 1785. Certified that the within deed was duly proved in open court by the oath of Britain Braswell and ordered to be registered. test. John Ramsey CC"