Brunswick County, Virginia
Deed Book 7 (Abstracts)

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Indenture made the     day of August, 1761, between John Bailey and William Price, for 50 pounds, conveying 200 acres on Totearro Creek, adjoining Johnson's line. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture acknowledged in Court on August 24, 1761, by John Bailey. Deed Book 7, Page 1.

Indenture made the 23rd day of June, 1761, between John Geer and Thomas Harrison, for 344 pounds, conveying 400 acres on South side of the Three Creeks, and being part of a tract (missing) on February 25, 1719, and by the said John Davis conveyed to Matthias Davis by Deed of Gift recorded in Brunswick County and by the said Matthias Davis conveyed to the said John Geer partly unto by Indenture dated September 27, 1749. Signed by John Geer (his mark). Witnesses were Edward Goodrich, Thomas Bridges, and Pen Hurst. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on August 24, 1761, by John Geer and Martha, his wife, personally appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 2.

Margaret Ferrel for the natural love and affection unto Lewis Malone, my son, conveying One Negro man about 10 years of age named Dick, dated the 24th day of August, 1761. Witnesses were Isaac Row Alton, Samuel Sexton (his mark), George Walton, and Sewell Sexton (his mark). Deed of Gift was proved by the oaths of Siswell Sexton, Isaac Walton, and George Walton, in Court on August 24, 1761. Deed Book 7, Page 4.

Indenture made the 24th day of August, 1761, between Thomas Harrison and Edward Goodrich, for 120 pounds, conveying 258 acres on North side of the Three Creeks, adjoining lands of John Whitting (Whittington), John Butt on or near the Jumping Branch, John Rivers, John Maclin, and John Olliver on the head of the Little Meadows. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture acknowledged in Court on August 24, 1761, by Thomas Harrison. Deed Book 7, Page 5.

Indenture made the 31st day of March, 1759, between John Loyd and John Maclin, for 82 pounds, 3 shillings, conveying 1 Negro woman named Lucy, other slaves, household furniture, etc., provided that if money repaid by May 22, next, conveyance is void. Signed by John Loyd (his mark). Witnesses were Thomas Denton and Joseph King. Deed Book 7, Page 6.

Indenture made the 20th day of August, 1761, between William Cocke and wife, Rebecca, of Lunenburg County, parties of the first part, and the Rev. Gronow Owen, for 90 pounds, conveying 400 acres on South side of Reedy Creek, and being the same land conveyed to John Jones by Letters Patent dated Augsut 20, 1760. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on August 24, 1761, by William Cocke. Deed Book 7, Page 7.

Indenture made the 26th day of September, 1761, between Joseph Cannon of Dinwiddie County, and Frederick Jones of Prince George County, parties of the first part, and William Rideout of Dinwiddie County, for 16 pounds, conveying 160 acres, and being same land granted by patent dated August 16, 1756. Witnesses were Isham Epps, Junr., Benjamin Bishop, and Thomas Harris Williams. Indenture acknowledged in Court on September 28, 1761, by Joseph Cannon and proved as to Frederick Jones by the oaths of Benjamin Bishop and Thomas Harris Williams, and Frances, wife of Joseph Cannon, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 9.

Indenture made the 28th day of September, 1761, between Thomas Jackson and Burwell Jackson, for 100 pounds, conveying 120 acres, adjoining land of Peter Simmons, Reedy Creek at the mouth of Cabbin Barnch, and land of Roberson, and being part of a larger tract of 448 acres granted to Thomas Jackson by Letters of Patent dated June 2, 1760. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on September 28, 1761, by Thomas Jackson. Deed Book 7, Page 10.

Indenture made the 24th day of August, 1761, between William Thompson and Hannah, his wife, parties of the first part, and William Blunt of Sussex County, for 150 pounds, conveying 750 acres on both sides of Avents Creek, adjoining Indian Brance, land of Winfield, and Beachlick Creek. Signed by William Thompson and Hannah Thompson (her mark). No witnesses. Indenture was acknowledged in Court by William Thompson and Hannah Thompson, and Hannah Thompson was privately examined and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 11.

Indenture made the 28th day of September, 1761, between Nathan Harris and Catharine, his wife, and Walton Harris, son of the said Nathan, for natural love and affection which they have to their son and for 5 shillings, conveying 200 acres on North side of Rattlesnake Creek as low as the Branch known by the name of Tumber Tree Branch and being the upper moity (sic) of 369 acres, part of a tract granted to George Wallton by patent and conveyed by the said George Wallton to Nathan Harris and wife. No witnesses. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on September 28, 1761, by Nathan Harris and Catharine Harris, and Catharine Harris relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 13.

George Wallton for natural love and affection I have and bear unto Mary Ledbetter, my daughter, conveying 251 acres, being the lower moiety of an inclusive patent for 1,526 acres (738 acres of same being granted to George Wallton by patent dated March 12, 1739), said 1,526 acres being patent dated February 14, 1761, and it being divided from the other moiety now in the possession of Nathan Harris, dated the 28th day of September, 1761. No witnesses. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on September 18, 1761, by George Wallton. Deed Book 7, Page 14.

George Wallton for natural love and affection I have and bear unto Nathan Harris (my daughter, Catharine's, Husband), conveying 537 acres, it being the upper moiety of an inclusive patent for 1,526 acres (738 acres of same being granted to George Wallton by patent dated March 12, 1739), said 1,526 acres being patent dated February 14, 1761, dated the 28th day of September, 1761. No witnesses. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on September 18, 1761, by George Wallton. Deed Book 7, Page 15.

Indenture made the 9th day of September, 1761, between Richard Vaughan, the Younger, and John Westmoreland, for 32 pounds, conveying 63 acres and 3 quarters, on South side of Wagua Creek and on both sides of Beaverpond Branch, and being part of a larger tract of 250 acres formerly granted to Richard Vaughan, the elder, by Letters Patent and was by a clause in the Last Will and Testament of the said Richard Vaughan bequeathed the 250 acres to his two grandsons, Richard Vaughan and Abraham Vaughan, to be equally divided between them and that the division be made across the Beaver Pond Branch, the half of which division on the North side of the said Branch is hereby gargained and sold on the North side of the same. Signed by Richard Vaughan (his mark). Witnesses were Thomas Butler and M. Cadet Young. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on September 28,1761, by Richard Vaughan. Deed Book 7, Page 16.

Indenture made the 24th day of September, 1761, between Peter Jones and Dionisia, his wife, parties of the first part, and Banjamin Jones of Dinwiddie County, for 30 pounds, conveying 168 acres on North side of Hickory Run, adjoining land of Richard Berry and Miller. No witnesses. Indenture acknowledged in Court on September 28, 1761, by Peter Jones. Deed Book 7, Page 18.

Indenture made the 28th day of September, 1761, between John Willis, Gent., and Mildred, his wife, parties of the first part, and Walter Peter, Merchant, for 150 pounds, conveying 300 acres on North side of the Three Creeks, bounded on the East by lands of Col. Nathaniel Edwards, on the South and on the West by Samuel Lucas, and on the North by the Three Creeks. Indenture and receipt were acknowledged in Court on September 28, 1761, by John Willis. Deed Book 7, Page 19.

Indenture made the 26th day of October, 1761, between Peter Avent and Amy, his wife, parties of the first part, and Richard Blanks, for 120 pounds, conveying 250 acres on West side of the Otterdam Swamp, and adjoining the mouth of the Lick Branch and land of Col. John Willis and Daniel Mabry, and being part of a tract devised to the said Peter Avant by his father by his Last Will and Testament in Sussex County. No witnesses. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on October 26, 1761 by Peter Avent and Amy Avent, and Amy Avent relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 22.

Indenture made the 26th day October, 1761, between Richard Blanks and James Harrison, for 50 pounds, conveying 130 acres, adjoining lands of William Allen, William Eaton, and Davis, and being the upper part of a tract formerly belonging to Thomas Carroll, dec'd. and was assigned over by the said Carrolls Exors. unto the said Richard Blanks. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court by Richard Blanks and at Court in April, 1763, Winefred, the wife of the said Richard Blanks personally appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 23.

Indenture made the 16th day of October, 1761, between George Rieves and Drury Cook, for 150 pounds, conveying 310 acres and being the same tract granted to Henry Cook by Patent dated October 31, 1726, and a 190 acres which adjoins the 310 acre tract and being part of the land granted to Henry Cook by Patent for 1,760 acres on August 20, 1748, adjoining Rooty Branch, the lands of John Cook and George Wyche, and the Great Swamp. Witnesses were Zebulon Lewis, Robert Peebles, John Cook, and James Lanier. Indenture was acknowledged in court on October 26, 1761, by George Rieves and Sarah, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 25.

Indenture made the 26th day of October, 1761, between William Scoggan and George Scoggan, for 35 pounds, conveying 150 acres on North side of the Ready Branch, adjoining land of Samuel Craft and Matthew Evans. Witnesses were Daniel jackson, Thomas Jackson, and John Cook. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on October 26, 1761, by William Scoggan and Elizabeth, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 26.

Indenture made the 24th day of October, 1761, between Isham Luicy and John Gordon, for 50 pounds, conveying 200 acres adjoining lands of John Burrows and William Bowders. Signed by Isham Luicy (his mark). Witnesses were Robert Gee, Robert Gee, Jr., and Sawpeald Brewer. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on October 26, 1761, by Isham Sucry. Deed Book 7, Page 27.

Indenture made the 26th day of October, 1761, between John Jackson and Peter Adams, for 70 pounds, conveying 150 acres on South side of Little Creek, adjoining lands of Ralp (sic) Jackson, Benjamin Simmons, and William Vaughan, and White Face Branch, and being part of a 510 acre tract formerly granted to Ambros Jackson by Patent dated July 11, 1719. Signed by John Jackson (his mark) and Elizabeth Jackson (her mark). No witnesses. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on October 26, 1761, by John Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson, and Elizabeth Jackson relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 29.

Indenture made the 21st day of April, 1760 between Joseph Procter and John Dugges, for 50 pounds, conveying 307 acres on both side of the Gravely Run, adjoining land of Abraham Brown, and being same land granted to Joseph Proctor by Letters Patent dated August 10, 1759. Signed by Joseph Procter (his mark). Witnesses were Henry Edmunds, Ben. Chapman, Lewis Charles, and R. Campbell. Indenture was proved in Court on June 24, 1760, by the oaths of Henry Edmunds and Robert Campbell and on October 26, 1761, full proved by the oath of Benjamin Chapman. Deed Book 7, Page 30.

Indenture made the 20th day of November, 1761, between Thomas Lyall and Hanah, his wife, parties of the first part, and Melinton Sims, for 200 pounds paid by the said Millington Sims, conveying 235 acres on Brandy Creek, and adjoining Mr. Harrison, and being the same land granted to John Betts, Clerk, by Letters Patent dated June 19, 1735, and 35 in the ninth year of the reign of King George, II. Signed by Thomas Lyall and Hanah Lyall (her mark). Indenture, Receipt, and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court by Thomas Lyall and Hanah Lyall, and Hanah Lyall relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 32.

Indenture made the 14th day of November, 1761, between Drury Ledbetter of Dinwiddie County and Vines Collier of Brunswick County. Conveying 300 acres on lower side of Great Genito Creek. Deed Book 7, Page 33.

Indenture made the 20th day of November, 1761, between Thomas Moseley and Mary, his wife, parties of the first part, and Benjamin Moseley, for 100 pounds, conveying 200 acres, adjoining land of Jones. Indenture acknowledged in Court on Novmeber 23, 1761, by Thomas Moseley. Deed Book 7, Page 35.

Indenture made the 23rd day of November, 1761, between Edward Goodrich and Anne, his wife, parties of the first part and Joseph Prince of Sussex County, for 130 pounds, conveying 258 acres on North side of the Three Creeks, adjoining land of John Whittington, John Butts, John Rivers, John Olliver, and John Denton. Witnesses by Richd. Jones. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on November 23, 1761, by Edward Goodrich, and at Court in April, 1762, Anne Goodrich, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 36.

Indenture made the 23rd day of November, 1761, between William Brewer and Mary, his wife, parties of the first part, and James Harris, for 27 pounds, conveying 200 acres on South side of Bever Pond Creek, adjoining land of Charles Collier, the Great Branch, and land of Richard Woodrough, and being part of a 400 acres patent for George Brewer dated August 7, 1761. Signed by William Brewer (his mark) and Mary Brewer (her mark). Indenture acknowledged in Court on November 23, 1761, by William Brewer and Mary Brewer, and Mary, his wife, relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 37.

Indenture made the 16th day of October, 1761, between William Rieves of Dinwiddie County, and Jesse Potts of Dinwiddie County, for 20 pounds, conveying 100 acres on both sides of the Cross Roads where the Flat Rock Road crosses the right hand fork of the road above Captain Robert Briggs, and joining lands of Capt. Robert Briggs. Witnesses were Daniel Jackson, Thomas Flewelling, and William Raney. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on November 23, 1761, by William Rieves. Deed Book 7, Page 39.

Indenture made the 18th day of November, 1761, between Robert Harrison and Elizabeth, his wife, of Dinwiddie County, and George Clarke of Brunswick County. Conveying 1,888 acres located on both sides of Great Creek. Deed Book 7, Page 40.

John Pilkinton for 75 pounds conveying to Richard Pilkinton, six Negroes of the Estate of William Pilkinton of the County of Isle of Wight, deceased, three of which Negroes are now in the possession of William Hodsden; two in the possession of Richd. White and the others in the possession of John Barlow, made the 23rd day of November, 1761. Witnesses were John Collier (his mark), W. Chapman, and Robert Campbell. Bon was acknowledged in Court on November 23, 1761, by John Pilkinton. Deed Book 7, Page 42.

Indenture made the 23rd day of November, 1761, between Simon Clarke and Henry Wyche, for 60 pounds, conveying 260 acres on South side of Fountains Creek. Witnesses were Littleberry Robinson and William Ezell, Jr. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on November 23, 1761, by Simon Clarke. Deed Book 7, Page 43.

Indenture made the 23rd day of November, 1761, between William Lanier and Matthew Parham, Jr., of Sussex County, for 100 pounds, conveying 235 acres on both sides of Shining Creek, adjoining Alexander Pool, William Maclin, John Hunington, Edward Denton, and John Clack. Witnesses were William Browne, Thomas Jackson, and J. Parham. Indenture acknowledged in Court on November 24, 1761, by William Lanier. Deed Book 7, Page 44.

Indenture made the 1st day of January, 1762, between William Swanson and Celah, his wife, now of Dinwiddie County, parties of the first part, and John Lambert, for 25 pounds, conveying 116 acres, on South side of Red Oak Creek, adjoining lands of Marshal and John Lambert, and being part of a 316 acre tract which was patented to Samuel Center. Witnesses were John Quarles, James Quarles, and James Lambert. Signed by Philip Swanson and Celah Swanson (her mark). Indenture and Receipt were acknowledged in Court on January 25, 1762, by Philip Swanson and Celah, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 46.

Indenture made the 7th day of November, 1761, between John Pilkinton and Thomas Cadet Young, for 20 pounds, conveying 125 acres on North side of Teague Creek, adjoining land of Harrison, and being part of a larger tract formerly granted unto John Humphries by Letters Patent dated June 5, 1736, and by the Last Will and Testament of the said John Humphries, deceased, bequeathed unto his son, Charles Humphries, and by the said Charles Humphries conveyed by deed to the said John Pilkinton. Witnesses were Nichol. Edmunds, John Dugger, and James Dugger. Indenture acknowledged in Court on January 25, 1762, by John Pilkinton and Sarah, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 47.

Indenture made the 25th day of January, 1762, between James Clarke of Northampton County, North Carolina, and William Buford, for 31 pounds, conveying 200 acres on North side of Fountain Creek and adjoining the Mouth of the Purcosin Gut, the Mouth of the Bever Pond Branch, land of Sledger, the Gum Branch, lands of Jesse Browne and Fox, and Cain Branch. Signed by James Clarke and Mary Clarke (her mark). Witnesses were Henry Wyche, Joshua Clarke, and Simon Clarke. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on January 25, 1762, by James Clarke and Mary Clarke, and Mary relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 49.

Indenture made the 25th day of January, 1762, between James Clarke of Northampton County, North Carolina, and Simon Clarke, for 56 pounds, 10 shillings, conveying 200 acres on North side of Fountains Creek and adjoining Mouth of the Pocosen Gut, lands of John Scott, Judkin, and Sledge, and the mouth of Bever Pond Branch. Signed by James Clark and Mary Clark (her mark). Witnesses were Henry Wyche, Joshua Clark, Wm. Buford. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on January 25, 1762, by James Clarke and Mary Clarke, and Mary relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 50.

Indenture made the 8th day of January, 1762, between Alexander Pool and Susannah, his wife, parties of the first part, and Matthew Parham, Jr., of Sussex County, for 130 pounds, conveying 100 acres at the upper end of Shining Creek, and bounded by lands of william Maclin, John Clacks, and Alexander Pool (bought of William Lanier). Signed by Alexander Pool and Susannah Pool (her mark). Witnesses were James Maclin, Thomas Lanier, and John Peebels. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on January 25, 1762, by Alexander Pool and Susannah Pool, and Susanna relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 52.

Indenture made the 25th day of January, 1762, between Howell Whittington and James Harrison, for 14 pounds, 15 shillings, conveying 150 acres on the West side of Hicks Branch and being the upper part of a tract containing 335 acres which was formerly granted to Joseph Reen of the County of Prince George by Letters of Patent dated September 28, 1730, and was conveyed by the said Joseph Reen to William Whittington of Brunswick County, father of the said Howell Whittington by deed dated February 1, 1747, and was by the said William Whittington devised unto the aforesaid Howell Whittington by his Last Will and Testament. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on January 25, 1762, by Howell Whittington. [335 acres, new land, in Surry County, on South side of Nottoway River and on West side of Hicks Branch, adjoining John Holloway, was granted to Joseph Renn of Prince George County, on September 28, 1730, for 35 shillings, Land Patent Book No. 14, Page 119.] Deed Book 7, Page 53.

Indenture made the 22nd day of February, 1762, between Edward Crews and Hartwell Mirable of Albemarle Parish, County of Sussex, for 150 pounds, conveying all that plantation tract or parcell (sic) of land whereon the said Edward Crews now lives, joining the lands of Thomas Washington, and on the South side of Pihill Creek, containing 232 acres, and being the same land granted by Patent to the said Edward Crews. Witnesses were D. Fisher, Merriott Moore G., and Wm. Edwards. Indenture was acknowledged in Court by Edward Crews, and [---] (name not given), his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 55.

Indenture made the 20th day of February, 1762, between Abraham Jones of Halifax County, Province of North Carolina, and William Mosely, for 21 pounds, conveying 525 acres adjoining lands of Thomas Mosely, and Pehill Creek and Lizard Creek. Witnesses were Isaac Mosely, Thomas Mosely, and Benja. Mosely. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of the three witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 56.

Indenture made the 20th day of February, 1762, between Abraham Jones of Halifax County, Province of North Carolina, and Benjamin Mosely, for 12 pounds, conveying 335 acres adjoining lands of Benjamin Mosely, and James Upchurch, and Middle Run. Witnesses were Isaac Mosely, Thomas Mosely, and James Upchurch (his mark). Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of the three witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 57.

Indenture made the 20th day of February, 1762, between Abraham Jones of Halifax County, Province of North Carolina, and Thomas Mosely, for 8 pounds, conveying 186 acres adjoining Middle Run and Lizard Creek. Witnesses were Benjamin Mosely, Isaac Mosely, and James Upchurch (his mark). Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of the three witnesses. [*Original name of Thomas Mosely struck through and name of Benjamin Mosely written over in darker ink, all other references in deed and regarding poving of Indenture are to Thomas Mosely.] Deed Book 7, Page 59.

Indenture made the 20th day of February, 1762, between Abraham Jones of Halifax County, Province of North Carolina, and James Upchurch, for 10 pounds, conveying 200 acres adjoining lands of Benjamin Mosely, Thomas Bracey, and Richard Burnet. Witnesses were Benja. Mosely, Thomas Mosely, and Isaac Mosely. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of the three witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 61.

Indenture made the 20th day of February, 1762, between Abraham Jones of Halifax County, Province of North Carolina, and Lewis Barker, for 8 pounds, conveying 186 acres adjoining lands of John Barker. Witnesses were Benja. Mosely, Thomas Mosely, and Isaac Mosely. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of the three witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 62.

Indenture made the 29th day of August, 1761, between John Melton and Henry Bailey, for 7 pounds, 10 shillings, and 6 pence, conveying 100 acres on South side of Nottoway River, adjoining lands of Collier. Signed by John Melton (his mark). Witnesses were Thomas Harris, Thomas Renn (his mark), and John Davis (his mark). Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknoledged in Court on February 22, 1762, by John Melton. Deed Book 7, Page 63.

Indenture made the 8th day of January, 1762, between Sion Hill of Southampton County, and William Thweat, for 80 pounds, conveying 128 acres on South side of Meherrin River, adjoining lands of Captain John Mafon and Urvin Brown. Witnesses were James Lunday, Urvin Brown, Abijah Bidlum, Jeremiah Bass (his mark), and James Birchett. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of James Birchett, James Lundy and Jeremiah Bass. Deed Book 7, Page 65.

Indenture made the 22nd day of February, 1762, between Benjamin Wheeler, Planter, and Betty, his wife, parties of the first part, and William Lanier, Planter, for 15 pounds, conveying 150 acres, lying in St/ Andres Parrish, adjoining lands of Sackfield Brewer, Nicholas Lanier, and William Browder. Signed by Benjamin Whealer and Betty Whealer (her mark). Indenture and Receipt were acknowledged in Court on February 22, 1762, by Benjamin Whealer and Betty, his wife, and Betty Whealer was privately examined and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 66.

Indenture made the 4th day of February, 1762, between Frederick Jones of Prince George County, and Parsons Bradley of Chesterfiled County, for 300 pounds paid to Frederick Jones and Betty, his wife, conveying 813 acres on both side of Cockes Creek and bounded on the Country line of North Carolina and the County line of Lunenburg, being part of a tract of land purchased of Roger Tillman as will appear by a patent granted to the said Frederick Jones bearing date of July 4, 1759, 413 acres part of the said 813 acres is the land sold to Parsons Bradley which said land lies in the County of Brunswick and bounded as aforesaid by the County line of Lunenburg and the Country line of North Carolina and lies on both sides of Cocks Creek and is the plantation where George Tillman formerly lived. Witnesses were William Thornton, John Clack, and Lewis Parham. Indenture proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of the three witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 68.

Indenture made the 22nd day of February, 1762, between Thomas Powell and Sarah, his wife, parties of the first part, and Henry Chambless of Prince George County, for 130 pounds, conveying 340 acres on North side of Beddingfields Creek and adjoining lands of Crews, and Beddingfield, and adjoining Crews Path and Brewers Ford on the Beddingfields Creek. Signed by Thomas Powell (his mark) and Sarah Powell (her mark). Witnesses were John Chambliss, Henry Chambliss and James Brewer. Indenture was proved in Court on February 22, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses and at Court for May, 1762, Sarah, the wife of the said Thomas Powell personal appears and after being privately examined, relinquished her right of dower.Page 69

Indenture made the 22nd day of February, 1762, between John Hilton and James Cetor, conveying 50 acres, being all of the land above the Branch that goes by the name of Ready Branch on the North side of Fountains Creek and adjoining the land of the said Ceter and the Creek and the said Ready Branch and being the same land granted to the said John Hilton on February 22, 1762. Signed by John Hilton (his mark). Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on February 22, 1762, by John Hilton. [*Indexed as Hilton to Keeter]. Deed Book 7, Page 71.

Indenture made the 22nd day of March, 1762, between Henry Johnson of Surry County, and Josiah Randall, for 40 pounds, conveying 400 acres on both sides of the Rocky Run, adjoining lands of John Randal and William Johnson, and the Old Fort Road, and being the same land granted to the said Henry Johnson on March 22, 1762. Witnesses were Robert Gwaltney, Thomas Parham, William Johnson and Voluntine White (his mark). Indenture and Receipt were acknowledged in Court on March 22, 1762, by Henry Johnson. Deed Book 7, Page 72.

Indenture made the 22nd day of March, 1762, between Richard Burnett and Robert Walker, for 150 pounds, conveying 150 acres on both sides of Poplar Creek, adjoining land of Hugh Daniel and Whiffles Bottom, and being part of a tract of 398 acres formerly granted to Hugh Daniels by patent and conveyed to the said Richard Burnett by deed dated November 1, 1744. Signed by Richard Burnett (his mark). Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on March 22, 1762, by Richard Burnett and                 (name not given), his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 73.

Indenture made the 20th day of March, 1762, between John George Pennington and                 Marshall [first name is never given], for 4 pounds paid by the said Marshall, conveying 15 acres on the Main Road, adjoining land of William Pennington, the County line and being the same land granted to the said Pennington by Letters of Patent dated October 1, 1747. Witnesses were Samuel Marshall, Sr. (his mark), George Malone, and William Dailey (his mark). Indenture was proved in Court on March 22, 1762, by the oaths of the three witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 75.

Indenture made the 22nd day of March, 1762, between Edward Roberson and Anne, his wife, parties of the first part, and Joseph Peoples. for 60 pounds, conveying 297 acres, adjoining land of Ralph Jackson, which was conveyed to William Roynolds by Letters of Patent dated September 28, 1728, and thence conveyed by William Roynolds to Ralph Jackson and then conveyed by his Last Will and Testament to the said Edward Roberson. Signed by Edward Roberson (his mark) and Anne Roberson. Witness was Lemuel Lanier. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on March 22, 1762, by Edward Roberson and Anne, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 77.

Indenture made the 12th day of January, 1760, between John Dobyns, Senr., and Richard Ramsey, for 4 pounds, conveying 100 acres, beginning in the upper fork of Red Oak, adjoining land of Crawly. Witnesses were John Gunter G., Richard Ramsey, and Richard Gunter. Indenture and Receipt were proved in Court on March 22, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 79.

Indenture made the 18th day of March, 1762, between Voluntine White and Thomas Parham, for 12 pounds, conveying 150 acres, adjoining land of Wall, the Head of the Pidgeon Roost, and being part of a tract granted to Voluntine White on August 10, 1759. Names of Witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on March 22, 1762, by Voluntine White. Deed Book 7, Page 81.

Indenture made the 25th day of February, 1762, between Robert Cheek or Chick and Anne, his wife, parties of the first part, and Hubbard Quarles, for 85 pounds, conveying 150 acres on South side of Nottoway River, beginning at the mouth of Rocky Run, adjoining land of Davis. Witnesses were Hugh Williams, Richard Caudle, and James Quarles. Indenture and Receipt were acknowledged in Court on March 22, 1762, by Richard Cheek or Check, and Anne, his wife, relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 82.

Indenture made the 9th day of March, 1762, between Sampson Caudle, Planter, and Sarah, his wife, parties of the first part, and William Dowsing, for 60 pounds, conveying 96 acres on the lower side of Rocky Run, beginning at Davises Patent line at Rocky Run thence down Davises line to the dividing line between the said Sampson Cordil and John, his son, thence along the dividing line to Drapers line, thence along Drapers line and Quarles, being the line formerly made between the said Swanson Cordil and Stephen Cordil to Rocky Run thence down the said run as it meanders to the beginning. Signed by Samson Caudle (his mark). Witnesses were Hugh Williams, Robert Cheek, and Richard Caudle. Indenture and Receipt were proved in Court on March 22, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 84.

Bond of Sampson Cordil and Richard Cordil unto William Dowsing, for 500 pounds, on condition of the relinquishement of the right of dower of Sarah Cordill to the 96 acre tract. Witnesses were Hugh Williams and Robert Cheek. Bond proved in Court on March 22, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 85.

Indenture made the 26th day of September, 1761, between Charles Turnbull of Dinwiddie County, Merchant, and Archibald Robertson of Prince George County, Merchant, for 5 shillings, conveying an undivided half part of 280 acres, on South side of Meherrin River, which land was sold and conveyed by William Beaty to George Brewer and Benjamin Ivie and by them sold and conveyed to Thomas Twitty and Robert Campbell and by them sold and conveyed unto John Maclin and by him and his wife, Susan Maclin, sold and conveyed unto the said Charles Turnbull. Witnesses were Allan Love, Freeman Walker, and Starky Robinson. Indenture was proved in Court on September 28, 1761, by the oaths of Allan Love and Freeman Walker, and at Court held on the 22nd day of March, 1762, the same was further proved by the oath of Starky Robinson. Deed Book 7, Page 86.

To William Edloe, George Minge, Phil Par Edmondson, Gentlemen, whereas Mordecai Debnam of Charles City County, and Anne, his wife, by Indenture dated the 25th day of September, 1760, sold and conveyed unto Buchner Stith, a tract of land on the South side of Sturgeon Creek containing 114 acres and whereas Anne cannot conveniently travel to our Court to relinquish her right of dower, commission to receive her relinquishment of her right of dower given to the three above named individuals on the 6th day of November. Deed Book 7, Page 87.

Commission and Certificate of William Edloe and George Minge as to relinquishment of dower of Anne Debnam, dated the 6th day of January, 1762, was returned to Court on March 22, 1762, and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 7, Page 88.

To William Edloe, George Minge, Phil Par Edmondson, Gentlemen, whereas Mordecai Debnam of Charles City County, and Anne, his wife, by Indenture dated the 25th day of September, 1760, sold and conveyed unto John Sherman Gregory, a tract of land on the North side of Sturgeon Creek containing 600 acres and whereas Anne cannot conveniently travel to our Court to relinquish her right of dower, commission to receive her relinquishment of her right of dower given to the three above named individuals on the 6th day of November. Deed Book 7, Page 89.

Commission and Certificate of William Edloe and George Minge as to relinquishment of dower of Anne Debnam, dated the     day of January, 1762, was returned to Court on March 22, 1762, and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 7, Page 89.

Indenture made the 24th day of March, 1762, between Benjamin Sykes and John Parham, for 130 pounds, conveying     acres [amount not given], on South side of meherrin River adjoining Dutchmans Meadow, and adjoining land of John Peterson, and being the same land purchased by Richard Sykes, father of the said Benjamin and by the death of the said Richard, descended and came to the said Benjamin. Witnesses were Urvin Brown, William Parham, Henry Williams (his mark), and James Parham. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on April 26, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 90.

Simon Lunday and Daniel Lunday for 199 pounds, 1 shilling, paid by Benjamin Rieves, conveying 180 acres on South side of Meherrin River, dated the 16th day of April, 1762. Witnesses were John Peterson, James Parham, Exum Williamson, John Parham, William Parham, Foster Rieves (his mark), and Edward Lunday (his mark). Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on April 26, 1762, by the oaths of James Parham, John Parham, William Parham, and Foster Rieves. Deed Book 7, Page 91.

Indenture made the 26th day of April, 1762, between Nathaniel Edwards and Joel Woodrough, for 30 pounds, conveying 471 acres on North side of Bever Pond Creek, adjoining land of William Smilly. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on April 26, 1762, by Nathaniel Edwards. Deed Book 7, Page 93.

Indenture made the 26th day of April, 1762, between Henry Hatch of Dinwiddie County, and William Chapman, for 40 pounds, conveying 404 acres, and being the same land granted to the said Henry Hatch by Letters of Patent dated June 7, 1759. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture acknowledged in Court on April, 26, 1762, by Henry Hatch. Deed Book 7, Page 94.

Joseph King and William Thornton are held and firmly bound unto Burwell Green and Benjamin Hunt of Sussex County, in the sum of 500 pounds, that whereas the above Burwell Green and Benjamin Hunt became bound unto William Lightfoot, first Justice of the Commission of the Peace of the County of Sussex, for the due execution of the Last Will and Testament of Mary Randolph, deceased, to make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattel and credits of the said deceased which should come into the hands of Joseph King to fulfill his bond, dated the 22nd day of June, 1756. Signed by Joseph King (his mark) and William Thornton. Witnesses were Wm. Clack and James Maclin Junr. Bond proved by the oaths of William Clack and James Maclin Junr., in Court on April 26, 1762. Deed Book 7, Page 95.

Indenture made the 22nd day of March, 1762, between Valentine White and John Tuder, for 5 shillings, conveying 150 acres on Barlows Branch. Signed by Valentine White (his mark). Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on April 26, 1762, by Valintine White. Deed Book 7, Page 96.

Indenture made the 22nd day of April, 1762, between Jacob Woolsey and John Moore, for 50 pounds, conveying 270 acres on both sides of the Great Creek, and adjoining Lick Branch, and being part of a tract granted to Frances Ellidge by Patent dated July 25, 1741. Witnesses were Benjamin Mosely, Samuel Wright, and Isaac Marshall. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on April 26, 1762, by Jacob Woolsey and Ellie, the wife of the said Jacob Woolsey, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 98.

Indenture made the 27th day of April, 1762, between Thomas Powell and Sarah, his wife, parties of the first part, and Charles Powell, for 5 pounds, conveying 260 acres on Rattlesnake Creek, and adjoining land of William Brewer, Nathan Harris, and Beddingfields Creek and Brewers Path, and being the lower part of a 600 acre tract granted to the said Thomas Powell by Letters of Patent dated August 16, 1756. Signed by Thomas Powell (his mark). Witnesses were Francis Young and John Lissay. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on April 26, 1762, by Thomas Powell and Sarah, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 99.

Indenture made the 26th day of April, 1762, between Robert Rieves, Senr., and Hannah, his wife, of Dinwiddie County, and Joseph Williamson, for 5 shillings, conveying 250 acres on East side of Ready Branch. Signed by Robert Rieves, Senr. (his mark) and Hannah Rieves (her mark). Witnesses were Thos. Twitty, Wood Tucker, and Ch len Curtis. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on April 26, 1762, be Robert Rivers and Hanah, his wife, and Hanah relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 101.

Indenture made the 22nd day of April, 1762, between William Marshall and Samuel Marshall, for 5 shillings paid by Will Marshall by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made by the said Samuel Marshall by Indenture bearing date the day before the date of thses presents, conveying 100 acres, being part of a tract of about 200 acres taken up by Samuel Dispain and by him conveyed to the said Samuel marshall and beginning at a beach on meherrin River being a line tree of John Ingrams and adjoining land of Drury Robertson. Witnesses were Drury Robertson (his mark), William Pennington, and Geo. Carter. Indenture was proved in Court on April 26, 1762, by the oaths of Drury Robertson, Willm. Pennington and George Carter. Deed Book 7, Page 102.

Indenture made the 30th day of December, 1761, between Hugh Edwards and Sarah, his wife, of Halifax County, North Carolina, parties of the first part, and William Snipes of Dinwiddie County, for 15 pounds, conveying 86 acres on Soth side of Crablouse Run adjoining land of Isaac Howze and George Tatum. Signed by Hugh Edwards (his mark). Witnesses were William Edwards, John Howze, and George Tatum (his mark). Indenture and receipt were proved by the oaths of the witnesses in Court on April 26, 1762. Deed Book 7, Page 104.

Indenture made the 26th day of April, 1762, between James House and Joshua Hix, for 20 pounds, conveying 50 acres on North side of the Otterdam Swamp. Signed by James House and Mary House (her mark). Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court by James House and Mary, his wife, relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 105.

Henry Jackson, Sen., Planter, for love, good will and affection towards my loving son, Henry Jackson, Jr., grant at my decease three Negores, Sarah, Jerry and Adam, dated the 26th day of April, 1762. Witnesses were Hugh Williams, Daniel Carroll, and William Liles or Siles. Deed of Gift acknowledged in Court on April 26, 1762, by Henry Jackson, Senr. Deed Book 7, Page 107.

Indenture made the 22nd day of April, 1762, between Robert Bailey and James Yarbrough, for 30 pounds, conveying 370 acres. Deed Book 7, Page 107.

Indenture made the 22nd day of April, 1762, between Ephraim Petty Pool and Francis Young, for 40 pounds, conveying 404 acres on North side of Couchs Branch, adjoining land of Stith and Piney Branch, and formerly granted to the said Ephraim Petty Pool by Letters of Patent dated August 16, 1756. Deed Book 7, Page 109.

Indenture made the 24th day of October, 1763, between John Myrick of Southampton County, and Anne, his wife, parties of the first part, and William Walker of Dinwiddie County, for 500 pounds paid by Robert Walker, trustee for the said William Walker, conveying 684 acres on Wagua Creek, 204 acres thereof being formerly granted to John Simmons, Junr., by Patent dated July 7, 1726 and the residue granted to the said John Myrick by Patent dated July 13, 1742, including the said 204 acres. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on October 24, 1763, by John Myrick. [204 acres, new land in Brunswick County, granted to John Simmons, Junr., of Surry County, on South side of Nottoway River and on both sides of Waguayough Creek, on July 7, 1726, Land Patent Book 12, Page 510.] Deed Book 7, Page 110.

Indenture made the 25th day of June, 1763, between Thomas Jackson, Junr., Merchant, and Miles Cary of Southampton County, Attorney at Law, for 126 pounds, 7 shillings, and 9 pence, conveying 200 acres, provided that if he shall repay to Miles Cary by October 25, next, indenture to be void. Witnesses were Richd. Kells, Wood Tucker, Burwell Lanier, and Elias Morgin. Indenture of Mortgage and Receipt were proved by the oaths of the witnesses in Court on August 22, 1763. Deed Book 7, Page 112.

Robert Donald of Hanover County, Merchant, indebted to Theophilus Field of Prince George County, Merchant, for 43 pounds, that whereas Robert Donald by virtue of a power given him by James Donald of North Britain, Merchant, agreed to sell to Theophilus Field of a lot containing half an acre in the Town of Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, and numbered in the plan of the said Town #33, and have received the sum of 21 pounds, 10 shillings, Robert Donald shall cause and procure James Donald to convey to Theophilus Field the lot and half acre within 18 months, then obligation to be void. Bond not dated. Witnesses were Ninian Boog, Robert Miller, Willm. Hodsden, and Robert Jones, Jr. Bond was proved in Court on November 22, 1762, by the oath of Robert Jones, Junr., a witness thereto and the said Jones further deposed and saith that he saw Ninion Boog, Robert Miller, and William Hodsden, who are since deceased subscribe their names as witnesses to the said Bond and it is ordered to be recorded.

Indenture made the 8th day of March, 1764, between William Simmons of Nottoway Parish, Southampton County, and Thomas Williamson, for 500 pounds, conveying 680 acres, on South side of the Great Creek, beginning at a whitewood at the Creek at a corner tree of Col. Henry Harrison's, and adjoining land of Richard Lewis, and according to a Patent granted to John Simmons, Jr., of Surry County, dated October 13, 1727. Witnesses were R. Kello, D. Fisher, Thomas Clements, and Benja. Clements, Jr. Indenture, Receipt, and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on March 26, 1764, by the oaths of Richard Kello, Daniel Fisher, and Benjamin Clements Jr. [680 acres, new land in Brunswick County, granted to John Simmons, Junr., of Surry County, on South side of the Great Creek, adjoining Col. Henry Harrison and Richard Lewis on October 13, 1727, Land Patent Book 12, Page 175.] Deed Book 7, Page 114

Indenture made the 15th day of May, 1762, between Sarah Johnson and Robert Jones, Junr., both of North Carolina, Executrix and Executor of the Last Will and Testament of John Thornton, late of the said Province of North Carolina, deceased, and Benjamin Blick, that whereas John Thornton was siezed of 481 acres on Ready Creek, adjoining land of Smith, Chares Edward, and John Edwards, . . . and being so seized did make his Last Will and Testament bearing date of November 10, 1754, and did give and devise the said land to be sold for payments of his debts, said Will duly proved in the County Court of Granville, North Carolina, for 150 pounds, conveying 481 acres. Witnesses were Nathl. Edwards, Richard Coleman, Thomas Eaton, and Charles Johnson. Indenture proved in Court on May 24, 1762, by the oaths of Richard Coleman, Thomas Eaton, and Charles Eaton. Deed Book 7, Page 117.

Indenture made the 22nd day of March, 1762, between William Hardin of Lunenburg County, and Edward Clanton of Sussex County, for 60 pounds, conveying 241 acres granted to Edward Crews by Patent dated August 20, 1760. Deed Book 7, Page 119.

John Bunkly for 200 pounds paid by Thomas Twitty, conveying 5 Negroes, dated the 11th day of November, 1761. Deed Book 7, Page 121.

William Pennell for 43 pounds, 17 shillings, and 1 penny, paid Joseph Parrish, Merchant, conveying 1 Negro man slave named Tom, dated March 25, 1762. Deed Book 7, Page 121.

Indenture made the 25th dayof January, 1762, between Theophilus Field of Prince George County, and John Sims, for 200 pounds, conveying 275 acres on North side of the Little Creek, adjoining land of Ralph Jackson, and purchased of Thomas Jones and Anne, his wife, by two deeds, the first dated the 3rd day of March, 1748, and the other dated the 6th day of October, 1748. Witnesses were Gray Briggs, John Thornton, Theophilus Field, Junr., and James Walker. Indenture was proved in Court on June 28, 1762, by the oaths of Gray Briggs, John Thornton, and Theophilus Field, Junr. Deed Book 7, Page 122.

Indenture made the 25th day of June, 1762, between George Carter and John Marhsall, for 10 shillings, conveying 20 acres, a being a tract formerly belonging to Samuel Dispain, and beginning at a white oak at the mouth of a deep bottom on Meherrin River, thence up the said Bottom a new line which was between William Petty and Samuel Dispain, and being the same land granted to George Carter by Letters of Patent dated August 20, 1760. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on June 28, 1762, by George Carter. Deed Book 7, Page 124.

Samuel Russill, Soldier, late of the County of Brunswick, unto William Browne of Prince George County, for 10 pounds, 15 shillings, conveying peaceful enjoyment of all real and personal estate, dated the 2nd day of June, 1762. Witnesses were Lewis Parham, Henry Bussie, John Curton, John Edwards, and Robert Wray. Bill of Sale was proved in Court on June 28, 1762, by the oaths of Lewis Parham, Henry Bussie, and John Edwards. Deed Book 7, Page 125.

Isham Daniel for 50 pounds, conveying unto John Jones, 100 acres, 4 head of cattle, 2 beds and furniture, and if the said Isham Daniel shall pay unto the said John Jones, the sum of 50 pounds, on or before the 25th dayof December, next, conveyance shall be void, dated the 9th day of February, 1762. Witnesses were Paul Tatum, Lucy Roberson, and Burwell Robinson. Signed by Isham Daniel (his mark). Mortgage was proved in Court on June 28, 1762, by that oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 126.

Indenture made the 28th day of June, 1762, between Isaac Row Wallton and John Hathcocke, that whereas Isaac Row Wallton and Elizabeth, his wife, received 12 pounds and 10 shillings, from John Hathcocke, conveying 250 acres, it being the same land granted by patent to Isaac Row Wallton, and adjoining land of John Wall on the Fort Road, and land of Sexton and George Wallton. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court by Isaac Row Wallton and Elizabeth, his wife, relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 127.

Indenture made the 20th day of June, 1762, between Sampson Mosely of Sussex County, and Henry Lee, for 33 pounds, conveying 226 acres on North side of Fountains Creek. Witnesses were George Wyche, Moses Vinson, and William Barron. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 128.

Indenture made the 28th day of June, 1762, between Joseph John Andrew and William Browne of Surry County, for 16 pounds, conveying tract of land adjoining land of Brown, Morris, and Edwards. Witnesses were D. Fisher, Thomas Peete, and John Turbifield (his mark). Indenture was acknowledged in Court on June 28, 1762, by Joseph John Andrew and Lucretia, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 129.

Indenture made the 26th day of June, 1762, between Daniel Carroll and James Harwell, for 50 pounds, conveying 400 acres on both sides of the Little Creek and by Patent granted to the said Daniel Carroll on May 12, 1759, and adjoining land of Hugh Daniel. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court by Daniel Carroll and                [name not given], his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 129.

Indenture made the 28th day of June, 1762, between William Maclin and Sarah Maclin of Surry County, for 5 shillings, conveying 300 acres and being part of a 326 acres tract located onboth sides of the North Fork of Mosseses Creek that was granted to William Maclin by Letters of Patent dated September 5, 1749. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on June 28, 1762, by William Maclin. Deed Book 7, Page 132.

Indenture made the 28th day of June, 1762, between Robert Sayer and Mary, his wife, parties of the first part, and James Howerton of Culpepper County, for 40 pounds, conveying 100 acres on South side of Red Oak Creek. Signed by Robert Sayer and Mary Sayer (her mark). Witnesses were Hugh Williams, John Quarles, and Nathl. Tatum, Jr. Indenture was acknowledged in Court by Robert Sayer and Mary Sayer, and Mary relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 134.

Indenture dated the     day of         , 1763, between Millington Sims and Thomas Loyale, for 40 pounds, conveying 400 acres, on both sides of Rockey Run, and being the same land granted to Millington Sims by Letters of Patent dated June 12, 1762. Witnesses were James Ransom and John Jones. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on February 28, 1763, by Millington Sims. Deed Book 7, Page 135.

Indenture made the 29th day of June, 1762, between Edward Freeman and Sarah, his wife, parties of the first part, and John Robinson, for 20 pounds, conveying 50 acres on North side of Meherrin River. Signed by Edward Freeman (his mark) and Sarah Freeman (her mark). Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on June 29, 1762, by Edward Freeman and Sarah Freeman, and Sarah relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 136.

Indenture made the 28th day of June, 1762, between Edward Robinson and Anne, his wife, parties of the first part, and Robert Sayer, for 70 pounds, conveying 130 acres on Southwest side of the Ready Creek. Signed by Edward Robinson (his mark). Witnesses were Hugh Williams and Nathaniel Tatum, Junr. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on June 29, 1762, by Edward Robinson and Anne Robinson, and Anne relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 137.

List of Surveys made in the County of Brunswick from June, 1761, to June, 1762, by Drury Stith, Surveyor. Returned to Court on June 29, 1762, and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 7, Page 139.

Surveyed for Joseph Hathcocke, 269 acres of land joining his plantation on Fountains Creek.

    For Thomas Collier, 282 acres joining the lines of Hathcock and others.
    For James Clacke, 160 acres joining the lines of Beadford and others.
    For William Fox, 174 acres joining the lines of Riddle and others.
    For John Brewer, 200 acres on Beaver Pond Creek.
    For William Tetch, 401 acres on Branches of Wilde Cat Creek.
    For Mason Bishop, 875 acres by order of counsel joining his own old line.

Indenture made the 29th day of March, 1764, between Simon Lane and Mary, his wife, parties of the first part, and John Sprabrough, for 30 pounds, conveying 100 acres, and being part of a tract purchased of Douglas Powell, it being 50 yards on the North side of Jordane Road and the reaminder part on the South side. Signed by Simon Lane (his mark) and Mary Lane (her mark). Witnesses were Lewis Williamson and William Brewer, Jr. (his mark). Indenture was acknowledged in Court on April 23, 1764, by Simon and Mary Lane and Mary relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 139.

Indenture made the 24th day of October, 1763, between Robert Sayer and Miss Fields and Call, for 67 pounds, 7 shillings, and 6 pence, conveying 130 acres which was bought of Edward Robertson. Witnesses were William Clack, John Jones, and Edward Robinson (his mark). Indenture was proved in Court on May 28, 1764, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 141.

Indenture made the 2nd day of March, 1763, between Benjamin Bass and Thomas Meggs, to put himself apprentice to Thomas Meggs for the term of 3 years to learn his act and trade. Witnessed by John Robinson. Indenture of Apprentiseship was acknowledged in Court on March 2, 1763, by Thomas Meggs and Benjamin Bass. Deed Book 7, Page 142.

Indenture made the 27th day of August, 1764, between David Mason of Sussex County, and Mary, his wife, parties of the first part, and John Parrish, for 130 pounds, 160 acres on South side of the Great Creek on on East side of a Great Branch which runs through the tract, and adjoining land of John Ogburn, and being the same tract which David Mason purchased of Edmunds and James Jones of the County of Sussex. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on August 27, 1764, by David Mason. Deed Book 7, Page 143.

Indenture made the 26th day of July, 1762, between Charles Powell and Elizabeth, his wife, parties of the first part, and Thomas Powell, for 10 pounds, conving 262 acres on North side of Fountains Creek and adjoining land of Daniel Cato and Henry Cook. Signed by Charles Powell (his mark) and Elizabeth Powell (her mark). Witnesses were William Ledbetter, Mosses Vinson, and Adam Sims. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on July 26, 1764, by Charles Powell and Elizabeth Powell, and Elizabeth relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 144.

Indenture made the 26th day of April, 1762, between Marmaduke Daniel and Flood and Robert Nicolson, orphans of children of John Nicolson, deceased, of Sussex County, for 25 pounds paid by the said John Nicolson before his deceased, conveying 200 acres on Poplar Creek, adjoining land of Daniel Carrel and Plum Tree Branch. Witnesses were Henry Nicolson, Marcus Rowlings, and George Wallton. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on July 2 , 1762, by Marmaduke Daniel. Deed Book 7, Page 146.

Joshua Clark, Senr., for Love, Good Will and Affection to loving son Joshua Clerk, Junr., convyeing 405 acres on South side of the Cane Branch, adjoining land of James Parham and the Mill Bond, and being part of a tract granted to Joshua Clark on March 15, 1744, containing 420 acres, dated the 2 , day of July, 1762. Witnesses were Henry Wyche and James Clark. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on July 26, 1762, by Joshua Clark. Deed Book 7, Page 148.

Indenture made the 24th day of May, 1762, between Charles Humphries of Lunenburg County and Thomas Cadet Young, for 20 pounds, conveying 200 acres on North side of Tequa Creek and adjoining land of Wood and Harrison, and being formerly granted by Letters of Patent to Richard Wood on August 20, 1747 and by his Last Will and Testament bequeathed to his daughter, Susanah Wood, and by the said Susanah Wood, her husband, David Ally Burton, conveyed to the said Charles Humphries. signed by Charles Humphis (his mark) and Mary Humphris (her mark). Witnesses were Henry Briggs, David Apperson, and Ralph Hubbard (his mark). Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on July 26, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 149.

Adam Simms, for and in consideration of a marriage had and solemized between William Chapman, and my daughter, Tabetha, and for 5 shillings, conveying Negro slaves, dated the 26th day of July, 1762. Signed by Adam Simms (his mark). Witnesses by Daniel Fisher. Bill of Sale was acknowledged in Court on July 26, 1762, by Adam Simms. Deed Book 7, Page 151.

Drury Cooke, for 55 pounds by John Rosser (Rosser) paid, conveying one Negro girl named Jeny, dated the 9th day of June, 1762. Witnesses were Xpher (Christopher) Mason, William Dancy, and Bruwell Bass. Bill of Sale was acknowledged in Court on July 26, 1762, by Drury Cooke. Deed Book 7, Page 152.

Indenture made the 14th day of November, 1761, between William King of Elizabeth City County, and Peter Jones, for 200 pounds, conveying 630 acres, 230 acres of which being part of a greater tract formerly granted to Peter Jones by Patent dated November 2, 1726 (MDCCXXVI) and conveyed by deed from the said Jones to Wm. Wynne, and the other 400 acres was granted to the said William Wynne by Patent dated February 1, 1738 (MDCCXXXVIII), and conveyed from the said Wynne by deed to Frederick Jones and by Frederick Jones conveyed to William King. Witnesses were Benjamin Jones, Richard Jones, and David Walker. Indenture was proved in Court on January 25, 1762, by the oaths of Benjamin Jones and David Walker, and at Court on July 26, 1762, Benjamin Jones appeared in Court and made oath that he saw Richard Jones who is since deceased subscribe his name as a witness to the said indenture. [974 acres, new land, in Brunswick County, on South side of Nottoway River, between Robert Lyons and William Davis and beginning at the mouth of Evans' Run, was granted to Peter Jones, Junr. of Prince George County, on November 2, 1726, Patent Book 13, Page 38.] Deed Book 7, Page 153.

To Nicholas Massenburg and Lew. Gibbons of Sussex County, Gentlemen, to receive the relinquishment of the right of dower of Sarah Hunt, concerning Indenture dated the 22nd day of July, 1761, conveying 310 acres in the Fork of Lanes Swamp, from John Hunt, Carpenter, and Sarah, his wife, of Albemarle Parish, Sussex County, to Samuel Peete, Doctor of Physick. Commission dated the 27th day of January. Certificate of relinquishment dated the 5th day of April, 1762, and returned to Court on July 26, 1764. Deed Book 7, Page 155.

Accounting regarding the quit claim of Maclin against Brunswick County. Deed Book 7, Page 156.

Indenture made the 23rd day of February, 1764, between John Nash, Junr. and Elizabeth, his wife, of Prince Edward County, parties of the first part, and Drury Stith, for 200 pounds, conveying 1,249 acres between Sturgeon Run and Waqua, and adjoining land of Drury Stith, Hudson, Tabb, and Edwards. Witnesses were John Whitworth, Anthony Pucket, and William Pucket (his mark). Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on February 27, 1764, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 157.

Articles of Agreement made the 25th day of December, 1762, between Drury Stith, Gent., and Elizabeth Eldridge, that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be had and solemized between the said Drury Stith and Elizabeth Eldridge, agreed that Elizabeth shall continue and remain seized of possessed of her whole estate, real and personal, subject to payment of such debts as she shall happen to owe and she may dispose of the same in her own name and without the contract of the said Drury Stith, either by deed or by her Last Will and Testament. If she shall survive Drury Stith, she shall be entitled to one-third (1/3) of the estate of Drury Stith for her dower. If she shall not make any sidposition of her estate during her lifetime and if she should die before Drury Stith that Drury Stith shall deliver up the possession of all lands of the said Elizabeth to her son, Howell Eldridge upon his paying to his sister, Sarah Eldridge, daughter of the said Elizabeth, the sum of 100 pounds and shall account with the said Sarah and deliver up to her, all other the estate which Elizabeth shall die possessed. Elizabeth Eldridge relinquished and disclaimed all right and title to a third part of the said Drury Stith estate and to take only a childs part or whatsoever the said Drury Stith shall think proper to leave her at his death. Witnesses were John Willis, Edmunds Jones, and Elizabeth Wager. Articles of Agreement were proved in Court on March 28, 1763, by oath of John Willis and Elizabeth Wager, and at Court on August 24, 1763, further proved by the oath of Edmunds Jones. Deed Book 7, Page 159.

Joseph Mabry (sic) of Luningburg to Daniel Mabry, for 5 shillings and Love and Affection which he the said Joshua Mabry hath and beareth unto the said Daniel Mabry, conveying 7 Negroes, dated the 25th day of November, 1761. Signed by Joshua Mabry. Witnesses were John Maclin and Frederick Maclin. Bill of Sale was proved in Court on January 25, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 161.

Indenture made the 23rd day of July, 1762, between Thomas Clanton and William Brown of Surry County, for 100 pounds, conveying 401 acres on North side of Pehill Creek, and adjoining the Western Road and the Little Spring Branch. Signed by Thomas Clanton (his mark). Names of witnesses not given. Indenture and Receipt were acknowledged in Court on August 23, 1762, by Thomas Clanton and Lucy, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 161.

Indenture dated the 25th day of May, 1762, between John Vinson of Halifax County, and Peter Vinson, for 75 pounds, conveying 221 acres on North side of Lintch Branch and being part of a 396 acre tract granted to the said John Vinson by a deed granted from James Jones on May 3, 1756; also conveying 75 acres joining the same and being part of a 150 acre tract obtained by John Marshall by Patent, dated May 1, 1728. Signed by John Vinson and Mary Vinson. Witnesses were John Vinson, William Whittington (his mark), and David Vinson. Indenture was proved in Court on August 26, 1762, by the oaths of William Whittington and David Vinson, and at Court on August 23, 1762, was further proved by the oath of John Vinson. [Patent for 150 acres (N. L.), in Brunswick County, on a fork of Linch's Branch, granted to John Marshall, on October 13, 1727, Patent Book 13, Page 207.] Deed Book 7, Page 163.

Indenture made the 5th day of February, 1762, between Robert Jones, Junr., Gentleman of North Carolina and the County of Northampton, and Benjamin Harrison, for 22 pounds, 10 shillings, conveying tract of land (acrerage not given), adjoining land of William Betty, Thomas Preston, Nippers Creek, land of Hamilton and Randal Bracey. Witnesses were John Willis, John Robinson and Willm. Edwards. Indenture was proved in Court on June 28, 1762, by the oaths of John Willis and John Robinson, and at Court on August 23, 1762, further proved by the oaths of William Edwards. Deed Book 7, Page 165.

Indenture made the 29th day of July, 1762, between William Melone of Dinwiddie County, and George Melone, for 5 shillings, conveying 1 Negro fellow Toney, and one tract on North side of Taylors Creek, and being the same land granted to the said Wm. Melone by Letters of Patent. Signed by William Melone and Ann Malone (her mark). Witnesses were Samuel marshall, Robert Bailey, and John Bailey. Indenture was proved in Court on August 23, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 167.

Joshua Cook for natural Love and Affection unto William Cook, my son, conveying 200 acre tract on Peahill Creek, after the decease of his wife, and being part of a 400 acre tract granted to Charles Jones who conveyed to Joshua Cook and adjoining the mouth of Lick Branch, dated the 23rd day of August, 1759. Signed by Joshua Cook (his mark). Names of witnesses not given. Deed of Gift was acknowledged in Court on August 23, 1762, by Joshua Cook. Deed Book 7, Page 168.

Indenture made the 23rd day of August, 1762, between William Blunt of Sussex County and Daniel Nolly of Southampton County, for 70 pounds, conveying 245 acres on South side of Meherrin River and being the same land patented to William Blunt on July 7, 1726. [Patent of 245 acres (N. L.) Brunswick County, on the South side of Maherin River and on South side of the Falling Run, corner of John Lynch's land, granted to William Blunt of Surry County, on July 7, 1726, Patent Book 12, Page 517.] Deed Book 7, Page 170.

Indenture made the 23rd day of August, 1762, between Joseph Elder and Mary, his wife, of Dinwiddie County, parties of the first part, and Richard LittlePage of Dinwiddie County, for 25 pounds, conveying 150 acres adjoining lands of Richard Berry, Benjamin Jones, Henry Parrish, John Lambart, and Nicholas Lewis. Witnesses were Wood Tucker, Charles Clayton, and John Short. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on August 23, 1762, by Joseph Elder and Mary Elder, and Mary relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 171.

Indenture made the 23rd day of August, 1762, between John Edmundson of Dinwiddie County and John William. Deed Book 7, Page 173.

Indenture made the 23rd day of August, 1762, between William Thornton, Gentleman, and William Dewberry, Planter, for 50 pounds, conveying 200 acres on Cuthbert Smiths Branch. Witnesses by Lemuel Lanier. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on August 23, 1762, by William Thornton. Deed Book 7, Page 175.

Indenture made the 24th day of August, 1762, between Mathew Hubbard, Bricklayer, and Gronoe Owen, Minister, for 30 pounds, conveying 310 acres adjoining land of Powel and Morris. Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on August 23, 1762, by Mathew Hubbard. Deed Book 7, Page 177.

Indenture made the 27th day of         , 1762, between Samuel Wright and James Wright, for 12 pounds, conveying 100 acres on South side of the Little Creek, and being the same land patented to Samuel Wright on March 3, 1760. Signed by Samuell Wright and Sarah Wright. Witness by John Stevens Junr. Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were acknowledged in Court on September 27, 1762, by Samuel Right and Sarah Right, and Sarah relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 178.

Indenture made the 3rd day of September, 1762, between John Hamilton and Joseph Hamilton. Deed Book 7, Page 180.

Thomas Jackson for Natural Love and Affection unto son, Lewis Jackson, 1 Negro girl, Fillis, dated the 27th day of September, 1762. Witnesses were John Twitty and John Jones. Deed of Gift was acknowledged in Court on September 27, 1762, by Thomas Jackson. Deed Book 7, Page 182.

Indenture made the 26th day of June, 1762, between Robert Proctor and Mary, his wife, parties of the first part, and Simon Lain. Deed Book 7, Page 182.

Commission to Howell Edmunds, John Person and Henry Taylor, Gentlemen, to receive the relinquishment of the right of dower of Sarah Nicholson concering the Indenture dated the 25th day of June, 1759, from Joshua Nicholson of Southampton County, and Sarah Nicholson, his wife, to Thomas Twitty, conveying 181 acres on North side of Meherrin River, dated the 20th day of December. Certificate of Henry Edmunds and Henry Talor, dated the 19th day of August, 1762, regarding the relinquishment of the right of dower of Sarah Nicholson, was returned to Court on September 27, 1762. Deed Book 7, Page 186.

Indenture made the 26th?? day of October, 1762, between Abel Gower and Obedience, his wife, parties of the first part, and Richard Rains. Deed Book 7, Page 187.

Indenture made the 11th day of October, 1762, between Richard Vaughan, Junr. and Drury Stith, for 50 pounds, conveying 63 acres on South side of the Great Branch. Signed by Richard Vaughan, Junr. (his mark). Witnesses were George Dardin, John Westmoreland (his mark), and Jacob Miller (his mark). Indenture was proved in Court on October 25, 1762, by the oaths of the witnesses. Deed Book 7, Page 188.

Indenture made the 25th day of October, 1762, between James Love and James Crook, parties of the first part, and James Fisher, for 45 pounds, conveying 280 acres adjoining land of Vaughan, Henry Wilson, and James Vaughan. Signed by James Love (his mark) and James Crook (his mark). Names of witnesses not given. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on October 25, 1762, by James Love and James Crook, and Elizabeth, wife of James Love, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 190.

Indenture made the 23rd of October, 1762, between John Davis and Eads Smith, for     pounds, received of Eads Smith by John Davis and Hannah, his wife. Signed by John Davis (his mark). Deed Book 7, Page 191.

William Brewer for good will and love to my son, William Brewer, conveying 300 acres on North side of Rattlesnake Creek and adjoining land of Walton, Walton Harris, and Henry Baits, dated the 23rd day of October, 1762. Signed by William Brewer (his mark). Indenture was acknowledged/proved in Court on October 25, 1762. Deed Book 7, Page 193.

Indenture made the 23rd day of October, 1762, between Ruben Cook and Dianna Denman, parties of the first part, and John Tilman, for 45 pounds, conveying 143 acres, and being part of a tract granted to John Cook by Patent for 286 acres on Crablouse Run, near John Bounsher Plantation and adjoining land of John Petway, Col. Bland, and Tilman. Signed by Ruben Cook (his mark) and Dianna Denman (her mark). Witnesses were John Avery, Senr., John Avery, and Mary Avery. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on October 25, 1762. Deed Book 7, Page 194.

Indenture made the 22nd day of November, 1762, between John Marcedon and Charles Clayton. Indenture acknowledged in Court on November 22, 1762 and Elizabeth, wife of John Marcedon, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 196.

Indenture made the 22nd day of November, 1762, between William Bentley and Peter Cooke of Luningburg County. Signed by William Bentley and Elizabeth Bentley (her mark). Indenture was acknowledged in Court on November 22, 1762, and Elizabeth appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 197.

Indenture made the 22nd day of November, 1762, between Nathaniel Wyche of Albemarle Parish, Sussex County, and Elizabeth Eldridge, for 50 pounds, conveying 50 acres adjoining land of John Stewart. Deed Book 7, Page 198.

Indenture made the 22nd day of November, 1762, between John Pettway and Elizabeth, his wife, parties of the first part, and Peter Smith of Sussex County. Signed by John Pettway and Elizabeth Pettway (her mark). Deed Book 7, Page 200.

Indenture made the 22nd day of November, 1762, between John Peebles, Senr. and Richard Raines, for 40 pounds, conveying tract of land on South side of the Three Creeks adjoining lands of Richard Lanier, Peters Simmons and the Ready Branch, and being part of a tract granted to John Peebles, 1759. Witnesses were Wood Tucker, John Peebles, Junr., and Thomas Jackson. Indenture was acknowledged in Court on November 22, 1762, by Jehu Peebles and Mary, his wife, appeared and relinquished her right of dower. Deed Book 7, Page 203.

Indenture made the 19th day of October, 1762, between John Wall of Halifax County, and Theodorick Bland of Prince George County. Deed Book 7, Page 205.

Deed from James Judkins to Gray Briggs. Deed Book 7, Page 266.

I, John Collier, for the love and affection which I bare to son, Daniel Collier, conveying 100 acres being tract whereon the said Daniel lives on Reedy Branch, adjoining land of Robert Rivers and Broadnax Brown, dated the 23rd day of July, 1763. Witnesses were Elexander Watson, Henry Collier, and Amos Collier. Deed of Gift acknowledged in Court on July 25, 1763, by John Collier. Deed Book 7, Page 330.

I, Henry Cook, for the love and affection which I bear to son, Drury Cook, conveying 200 acres on south side of the Great Swamp joining my mill. Signed by Henry Cook (his mark). Witnesses were William Ellitt, Zebulon Lewis, John Cook, Frederick Davis, Eads Smith, and John Peterson. Deed of Gift acknowledged in Court on August 22, 1763, by Henry Cook. Deed Book 7, Page 332.

Indenture made the 3rd day of January, 1764, between Adam Simms, Junior and Robert Harrison and John Jones, Merchants, for 25 pounds, conveying 400 acres adjoining land of Isaac Row Walton, William Cooper, Robert Proctor, and John Phillips. Witnesses Millinton Simms and Thomas Lyall. Deed of Mortgage acknowledged in Court on September 24, 1764. Deed Book 7, Page 347.

Indenture made the 12th day of March, 1764, between Nicholas Procter and Harrison and Jones, Merchants, for 25 pounds, conveying 150 acres adjoining land of John Duggar, Benjamin Edwards and William Brown. Witnesses were Frederick Reaves, John Russell and Joseph Parresh. Deed of Mortgage was proved in Court on October 22, 1764, by the oath of John Russell. Deed Book 7, Page 348.

Indenture made the 8th day of March, 1765, between Col. Benjamin Harrison, Gentleman of the County of Charles City and Isaac Collier of the County of Brunswick. Conveying 140 acres located upon south side of Nottoway River, near Middle Quarter Plantation. Sealed and delivered in the presence of John Ford, James Hicks, and Josias Smith. Proved on March 25, 1765. Deed Book 7, Page 365.

Indenture made the 14th day of December 1764, between Benjamin Harrison of the County of Charles City and Robert Walker of the County of Dinwiddie. Conveying 1,041 acres on Nottoway River, said tract was willed to the said Harrison by his father, Benjamin Harrison, by Will recorded in Charles City County in the year Seventeen Hundred and         (1709?). Indenture also signed by Elizabeth Harrison, his wife. Witnessed by John Ford, Drury Stith and John Pettway. Page 370.

Bond of James Hicks, John Maclin, and Frederick Maclin for 500 pounds, condition of Sheriff, to collect Quit Rents, Fines, Forfitures, and Amurements, dated October 24, 1763. Page 393.

Bond of James Hicks, John Maclin, and Frederick Maclin in the amount of 1,000 pounds. Deed Book 7, Page 394.

Indenture made the 23rd day of January, 1764, between William Harrison and Elizabeth, his wife, of Brunswick County and Joseph Dameron of Sussex County. Conveying 300 acres lying on north side of Three Creeks. Page 424.

Indenture made the 11th day of November, 1763, between William Buford of Onslow County, North Carolina, and John Buford, for 5 shillings, conveying 171 acres on the Gum Branch. Witnesses were John jeter, Daniel Sledge, and George Anderson (his mark). Indenture and Memorandum of Livery of Seizin were proved in Court on January 23, 1764, by the oaths of the witnesses. Page 426.

Indenture made the 26th day of March, 1764, between John Nipper, Senior, of Brunswick County, Virginia, and John Berner [also spelled Barner] of Brunswick County, Virginia. Conveyance of 140 acre tract of land on Cocks Creek. Page 447.

Indenture made the 28th day of May, 1764, between Robert Hicks and Mary, his wife, parties of the first part, and James Parham, for 100 pounds, conveying 50 acres on Miry Branch, White Oak on Parhams Branch. Signed by Robert Hicks and Mary Hicks (her mark). Witnesses were Lewis Lanier, Zachariah Sims, and Lewis Parham. Page 464.

Indenture made the 11th day of June, 1764, between Robert Hicks and Stephen Hicks, son of the said Robert, for love and affection, conveying 263 acres, after the death of the said Robert Hicks and Mary, his wife, and being the tract of land where Robert Hicks now lives on Reedy Creek, Meherrin Branch, Mire Branch, to mouth of Parhams Branch. Witnesses were John Clack, Littleberry Stainback, and William Hall or Wall. Indenture acknowledged in Court in June, 1764, by Robert Hicks. Deed Book 7, Page 479.

Indenture dated the 27th day of August, 1764, between Charles Collier of Brunswick County and Burwell Grigg of Dinwiddie County, for 130 pounds for conveyance of 304 acre tract of land. Beginning at Harrison's line on Sandefors Branch thence along Harrison's line East 190 poles to Red Oak on the branch, thence up said branch as it meanders to a pine on the same, thence South 21 degrees West 142 poles, to a pine thence South 69 degrees 86 poles to a pine thence North 44 degrees West 66 poles to Sandefors line thence along his line North 20 degrees East 52 poles to his corner Hickory thence North 30 degrees West 100 poles to his corner pine thence North 71 degrees West 24 poles to Sandefors Branch aforesaid thence down the meanders of the said branch to the Beginning one hundred and forty four acres part thereof was formerly granted unto William Smith by letter patent dated February 2, 1742. Deed Book 7, Page 525.

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