Joshua to John Critchfield
Transcribed by Beverly Scrutchfield Diefenderfer
LDS microfilm # 1022742, Surry Co., NC land records book H-I 1779-1803.
Book I, pg 118 & 119.
Joshua Critchfield to John Critchfield, a Deed
This Indenture made this 26th day of November one thousand eight hundred between Joshua Critchfield of the County of Washington and State of Virginia of the one part and John Critchfield of the County of Surry and State of North Carolina of the other part Witness that the said Joshua Critchfield for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds lawful currency of North carolina aforesaid to him in hand paid by the said John Critchfield at and before the sealing and delivery hereof the receipt to hereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted bargained and sold and by these present doth bargain, sell and deliver unto the said John Critchfield a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Surry aforesaid on Bull run, containing one hundred acres be the same more or less being a grant made to the said Joshua Critchfield by letter patent of his Excellency Samuel Johnston Esqr. Governor Nc of sd State bearing date at Edenton the eighteenth day of May one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine, beginning at a pine on the South side of said run and runs Noth twenty five chains crossing said run to a spanish Oak, West forty chains to a pine, south crossing said run twenty five chains to a aposh Oak, thence East to the beginning as by the plat to said Grant annexed will appear, together with all woods, waters, mines, minerals, hired itaments and appurtenances to the said land belonging or appertaining. To hold to the said John Critchfield his heirs and assigns for ever, clear from all molestation or incumberances whatsoever of the said John Critchfield his heirs the binding and obliging himself and of them the said tract of Land every part and Article hereunto pertaining or belonging against himself his heirs and against all persons whatsoever unto the said John Critchfield his heirs, executors and assigns to warrant and for ever defend. In witness whereof the said Joshua Crichfield hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.
Joshua Critchfield (seal) Signed, sealed & delivered) in presence of ) Surry County Feby term 1801 The
execution of the his ) within Deed was proved in open
court by the Oath of Hiram X Critchfeld ) Hiram Critchfield & ordered to be
registered mark ) Teste Jo Williams CC
John X Suffrage ) mark )
One of the first Court records of Claiborne Co. Tenn, pg 230 March Term 1806
State vs Henry Hintop, John Sulfridge & Hyram Scritchfield. The defendants is separately charged & pleads guilty & is fined by the Court each defendant in twenty five cents.
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