DEED BOOK 14 (1780-1790) BRUNSWICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA

[These abstracts  were prepared by Carol A. Morrison of 3217 Friendly Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304, Telephone: (910) 323-5830.  All rights are reserved.]

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KNOW ALL MEN by these Presents that we John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds and Thomas Edmunds are held and firmly bound unto John Jones, John Powell, Alexr. Watson, Joseph Peebles, Littleberry Robinson, and James Marshall, Gentlemen Justices of the County of Brunswick now sitting in the sum of fifty four thousand pounds of Tobacco to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Justices and their Successors we bind ourselves our heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these Presents Sealed with our Seals and dated this 24th Day of July 1780 in the fifth year of the Commonwealth. THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound John Flood Edmunds is appointed Sheriff of the County of Brunswick in Virtue of a Commission from his Excellency the Governor, IF therefore the said John Flood Edmunds shall well and truly receive and collect all sums of Tobacco or Money laid and assessed on the Tithable Persons in the said County on the fourth Day of March last past and shall well and truly pay the same to such Persons, and in such manner as was directed by the said Court and also Account with the Court for the overplus then the above obligation to be void or else to remain in full force. Signed by John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds, and Thomas Edmunds. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 24th Day of July 1780. This Bond was acknowledged by the obligors thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 51.

KNOW ALL MEN by these Presents that we John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds and Thomas Edmunds are held and firmly bound unto George Brook Esqr. Treasurer of Virginia in the sum of one hundred thousand pounds current money to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Treasurer and his successors we bind ourselves our heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these Presents Sealed with our seals and dated this 24th Day of July 1780 in the fifth year of the Commonwealth. THE CONDITION the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound John Flood Edmunds is appointed Sheriff of the County of Brunswick in Virtue of a Commission from his Excellency the Governor bearing date the 2d Day of May last past, IF therefore the said John Flood Edmunds shall well and truly collect all duties and Taxes accruing and becoming due within the said County of Brunswick in pursuance of any Act or Acts of Assembly for raising a supply of Money for Publick (sic) Exgencs (sic) for this present Year, and shall also duly Account for and pay the same according to the directions of the said Acts then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force. Signed by John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds, and Thomas Edmunds. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 24th Day of July 1780. This Bond was acknowledged by the obligors thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 52.

KNOW ALL MEN by these Presents that we John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds and Thomas Edmunds are held and firmly bound unto Thomas Jefferson, Esqr. Governor of Virginia in the sum of forty thousand pounds current money to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Thomas Jefferson and his successors we bind ourselves our heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these Presents Sealed with our seals and dated this 24th Day of July 1780 in the 5th year of the Commonwealth. THE CONDITION the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound John Flood Edmunds is appointed collector of the Taxes in pursuance of an Act of Assembly entitled an Act for raising a supply of Money for the service of the united States pased (sic) at the last session of Assembly in the Year 1779 IF therefore the said John Flood Edmunds shall well and truly collect all duties and Taxes accruing and becoming due within the said County of Brunswick and shall also well and truly account for and pay the same according to the directions of the said Act then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force. Signed by John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds, and Thomas Edmunds. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 24th Day of July 1780. This Bond was acknowledged by the obligors thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 53.

KNOW ALL MEN by these Presents that we John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds and Thomas Edmunds are held and firmly bound unto Thomas Jefferson Esqr. Governor of Virginia in the sum of thirty thousand pounds current money to which payment well and truly to be made to the said Thomas Jefferson and his successors for the use of this Commonwealth we bind ourselves our heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these Presents Sealed with our seals and dated this 24th Day of July 1780 in the 5th year of the Commonwealth. THE CONDITION the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound John Flood Edmunds is appointed Sheriff of the County of Brunswick in Virtue of a Commission from his Excellency the Governor bearing date the 2d Day of May last past, IF therefore the said John Flood Edmunds shall well and truly collect all Taxes accruing and becoming due within the County of Brunswick aforesaid in pursuance of an Act for establishing a fund to borrow money for the united states and for other purposes pased (sic) at the last session of Assembly in the year 1779 and shall also well and truly pay and account for the same according to the directions of the said Act then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force. Signed by John Flood Edmunds, Sterling Edmunds, and Thomas Edmunds. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 24th Day of July 1780. This Bond was acknowledged by the obligors thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 53.

This Indenture made this twenty eighth Day of August, 1780 BETWEEN Briggs Goodrich and Mary his wife of the County of Brunswick of the one part and Charles Dillehay of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of sixteen hundred pounds . . . doth grant bargain sell enfeoff and confirm unto the said Charles Dillehay . . . one certain Tract or parcel of Land lying and being in the County of Brunswick on both sides of Fountains Creek containing by estimation two hundred and thirty eight acres . . . and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at a hickory on the south side of Fountains Creek, thence to a Pine, thence to a white Oak on Henry Wyche's line, thence to a Hickory, thence to a Pine, thence to a hickory on Fountains Creek, thence up the said Creek to Tatums line, thence along the said Tatums line to a white oak thence along the said line to a Pine a corner on Wilkins thence along the said Wilkins's line to a gum, thence to a red Oak sapling, thence to Hargroves line, thence along Hargroves line to a white oak on Fountains Creek thence down the various courses of the said Creek to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Briggs Goodrich and Mary Goodrich. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 28th Day of August 1780. This Indenture was Acknowledged by Briggs Goodrich a party thereto and Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 54.

This Indenture made this 16th Day of October 1780 BETWEEN Thomas Denton and Elizabeth his wife of the County of Brunswick of the one part and Benjamin Jones of the said County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of three thousand nine hundred and ninety seven pounds ten shillings . . . doth grant bargain and sell enfeoff and confirm unto the said Benjamin Jones . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land lying situate on the south side of the three Creeks . . . it is bounded thus BEGINNING at a dead hickory on Thomas Lanier's line thence along the said line S 16 degrees E two hundred and sixty two poles thence S thirty nine degrees east seventy eight Poles thence N twenty degrees E fifty poles to a posimmon in the head of a branch thence down the branch to Maple thence N seventy degrees west fifty one poles to white oak thence N five degrees east one hundred thirty four poles to the Creek thence up the Creek to the mouth of a branch thence thirty eight Poles to the hickory at the Beginning . . . Signed by Thomas Denton and Elizabeth Denton and witnessed by Judkins Hunt, John Battes, and James Mason. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of Octr. 1780. This Indenture was Acknowledged by Thomas Denton and Elizabeth his wife parties thereto, she having been first privily examined as the Law directs, and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 55.

This Indenture made the 23d of May, 1780 BETWEEN Thomas Jordan and Olive Jordan his wife of Brunswick County of the one part and Thomas Mop of the same County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand pounds . . . hath granted bargained and sold aliened enfeoffed released and confirmed unto the said Tomas (sic) Mop . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land containing one hundred acres . . . by estimation situated lying and being in Brunswick County and in Meherrin Parish and bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at John Mop's and William Dales corner then along the said Dales line to Thomas Shelton's line thence by the said Shelton's line to the said John Mapes line thence by the said Mapes line to the BEGINNING tit being the same Land the said Jordan bought of James Wordan . . . Signed by Thomas Jordan (his mark) and witnessed by William Goodrich, John Camp, Churchil Anderson, and Joel Prince. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of Octr. 1780. This Indenture was Acknowledged by Thomas Jordan a Party thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 56.

This Indenture made this twenty third day of October, 1780 BETWEEN John Vick Senr. of Brunswick County in the State of Virginia of the one part and Howell Vick of the County and Province aforesaid of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds . . . doth give grant bargain sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto the said Howel Vick . . . one certain tract of Land situate lying and being in the County and State aforesaid and on the North side of the Beaver Pond Creek and bounded as followeth (Viz) BEGINNING at a Popler thence running North thirty six degrees West two hundred Poles to a red oak thence South thirty three degrees West three hundred and twenty Poles to a white Oak, thence South thirty six Degrees East two hundred Poles to a small hickory, thence North thirty three degrees East three hundred and twenty Poles to the First STATION containing by estimation three hundred and eighty four acres of Land granted by Patent to the above said John Vick and Henry Brewer . . . Signed by John Vick and witnessed by Benjamin Rives, Nathaniel Woodrough, and John Vick, Junior. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture was proved by the oaths of the Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 57.

This Indenture made the seventeenth Day of October 1780 BETWEEN Richard Pilkinton of the one part and Willis Pilkinton of the other part WITNESS that the said Richard Pilkinton hath bargained sold aliened and confirmed unto the said Willis Pilkenton . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land containing by estimation one hundred acres . . . and being in the County of Brunswick between Roses Creek and Great Creek & bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at a live oak on rockey run on John Robert's line thence along the said Robert's line as it meanders to William Browns line at a shrub white oak thence along the said Browns line to Richard Pilkingtons (sic) line at a hickory thence along the said Pilkingtons line as it meanders to the Beginning . . . Signed by Richard Pilkington and witnessed by Thomas Fowlkes, Howell Duggar, and Collen Campbell. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture was Acknowledged by Richard Pilkington a Party thereto and Ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page 59.

This Indenture made the 23d Day of October, 1780 BETWEEN John B. Pearson in the County of Brunswick and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and Nathaniel Gregory of the Town of Petersburg of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of seventeen thousand pounds of Tobacco . . . do grant bargain and sell alien enfeoff release and confirm unto the said Nathaniel Gregory . . a certain tract piece or parcel of Land being in the County of Brunswick whereon he the said now dwelleth containg (sic) four hundred acres and bounded as follows (Viz) BEGINNING at the mouth of a branch on the south side of Crablouse Creek running thence on Edward's line south seventy four East twelve Poles to a white oak, south eighty, East one hundred and fifty three Poles to a Spanish oak, South eleven degrees, West one hundred and forty seven Poles to Points South fifty five East one hundred and eighty three Poles crossing Kittle stock road to a Pine, thence on Colo. Fredrick Macklins, West sixty five Poles to a black Jack, North forty five, West one hundred and eighty four Poles to a white Oak, South forty, West ninety three Poles to Pointers, North thirty West two hundred Poles to the grapy branch, thence down the same as it meanders to the aforesaid Creek and down the same according to its meander to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by John Bounsher Pearson and witnessed by Edward Walker, John Nicholson, and Peter Jones. At a Court held for Brunswick County the 23d Day of October 1780. This Indenture and memorandum were Acknowledged by John B. Pearson a party thereto & Ordered to be Recorded. Deed Book 14, page 59.

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[These abstracts  were prepared by Carol A. Morrison of 3217 Friendly Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304, Telephone: (910) 323-5830.  All rights are reserved.]

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