Monday, January 31, 2011

* William Braswell, Cumberland Co., NC 1758

Sampson Williams

Absolem Tyler

(Page 250) This Indenture Made this 15th day of July in the rear of Our Lord One thousand seven hundred and fifty eight, and in the 31st year of the Reign of our Lord George the Second King and Defender of the Faith -e. Between Sampson Williams and Absolem Tyler in the County of Cumberland and in his Majesty's province of North Carolina, Now this Indenture Witnesseth that for and in consideration of 30 pounds Current Money to me in hand paid and secured to be paid at or before the ensealing of these presents the receipt whereof I acknowledge myself satisfied content and paid and do acquit exonerate and discharge the said Tyler his heirs administrators and assigns thereof do fully freely and absolutely give grant bargain sell alien Convey and Confirm unto the said Tyler his heirs and assigns forever One Messuage or part or Devedent of land containing 150 acres of land within the Earls boundaries on the East side of Cape Fear on Goodricks Creek. beginning at a Red Oak on the original line then along a line of Marked trees thence crossing the Creek which is a line dividing the said land as the said Tyler lives on then to the original line then along the original line West to the corner then South along the original line to a Red Oak, then last along the original to the beginning Red Oak 150 acres more or less which was part of a tract taken up by Miles Parker & conveyed to George Sweeting and then to Arthur Donally and then to Sampson Williams as among other things will more fully appear. To have and to hold the said land and bargained premices with all the appurtenances priviledges Commodities immunities and property profits to the same belonging (Page 251) or any ways appertaining to him the said Absolem Tyler his heirs or assigns forever to his or their proper use benefit and behoof forever. and I the said Sampson Williams for me my heirs executors administrators and assigns. do Covenant promise grant and agree to and with the said Tyler his heirs and assigns that at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents I am the true sole and lawful owner of the said land and granted premises on manner as above said. and that the said Abselom Tyler his heirs and assigns shall and may from time to time and at all times forever hereafter by force and virtue of these presents use occupy possess and enjoy the said land and premises with the appurtenances free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged of and from all and all manner of former or other gifts grants bargains sales wills entails leases Mortgages -orntures Dowers Judgements power of thirds executions encumberances entails and all rents Lack rents and arrears of rents and all other incumberances only the future quit rents as Shall become due herafter and the promise excepted in Earl Granvill's Deeds furthermore I the said Sampson Williams acknowledge myself my heirs true sole and lawful owner in fee simple of the demiced premises and do Covenant Warrant and forever defend the same from lawful claim or demand of me my heirs or any other person whatsoever but do warrant secure and ever defend.
In Witness whereof I set my hand and affix my seal this day and year above written.
Signed sealed and delivered} Sampson Williams {Seal}
in presence of us}
William his X mark Bruswell}
Charles Reiles}

(Cumberland County Register of Deeds Book 1 Page 250-251)

NOTE: Sampson Williams is believed to be the son or grandson of Jane Braswell & Samuel Williams. William Braswell is believed to be his cousin, the son of Valentine Braswell & Patience.

Updated February 8, 2011