Two deeds from the heirs of Drury Puckett

Deed from the heirs of Drury Puckett Sr. to Jesse Vermillion


Russell County, Virginia
Deed Book 1, Page 315
Executed 20 Jul 1797

This indenture made the twentieth day of July in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven Hundred and Ninety Seven between George Puckett and Lucy his wife, John Puckett and Sally (Sarah) his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judah (Judith) his wife, Caleb Fryley and Besty his wife, George Fennell (Finney?) and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, and Nancy Puckett heirs of Drewery Puckett deceased and Roben (Robert) Puckett of Russell County and Commenwealth of Virginia of the one part and Jesse Vermillion of the said county of the other part witnesseth that the sd George Puckett and Lucy his wife, John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennel and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett, Roben Puckett for - pounds current money to them in hand paid by the said Jesse Vermillion the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge hath granted, bargained and sold by these presents do grant, bargain and sell unto the sd Jesse Vermillion a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and fourty acres lying and being in the said county of Russell adjoining the spurs of the River Mountain and cornered as follows viz

Beginning on the end of a spur of the River Mountain near the head of a steep hollow at a black oak and a white oak running thence S. 56 degrees E. 80 poles crossing a small branch to a maple and white oak S. 14 degrees W. 50 poles crossing the sd branch to a sugar tree on the side of a brushy hill S. 54 degrees W. 168 poles to a black oak and two white saplings in the head of a hollow N. 24 degrees W. 108 poles to a large chesnut on a old line then with the old line N 60 degrees E 153 poles to the beginning together with the appurtenances unto the said Jesse Vermillion his heirs and assigns and the said George Puckett and Lucy his wife, John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennell and Phebe his wife, Drewery Puckett, Nancy Puckett and the sd Roben Puckett will forever warrant and defend said tract of land with its appurtenances unto the sd Jesse Vermillion his heirs and assigns against the claims of all persons whatsoever in witness whereof the said George Puckett and Lucy his wife, John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennell and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett and Roben Puckett have herein unto suscribed their names & affixed their seals the day and year first above written.

George Puckett - seal
Lucy Puckett - seal
John Puckett - seal
Sally Puckett - seal
Ericus Smith - seal
Rosanna Smith - seal
Daniel Price - seal
Judath Price - seal
George Fennell - seal
Phebe Fennell - seal
Drury Puckett - seal
Nancy Puckett - seal
Robin Puckett - seal

At July Court 1797,

This indenture of bargain and sale of land from George Puckett and Lucy his wife, John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennell and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett and Roben Puckett to Jesse Vermillion was exhibited in court and acknowledged by the sd George Puckett, John Puckett, Ericus Smith, Daniel Price, Caleb Fryley, George Fennell, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett, Roben Puckett, and Lucy, Sally, Rosanna, Judith, Betsey, & Phebe their wives being prively examined as the law directs and ordered to be recorded.

Deed from the heirs of Drury Puckett Sr. to George Puckett


Russell County, Virginia
Deed Book 1, Page 317
Executed 20 Jul 1797

This indenture made the twentieth day of July in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven Hundred and Ninety Seven between John Puckett and Sally (Sarah) his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judah (Judith) his wife, Caleb Fryley and Besty his wife, George Fennell (Finney?) and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, and Nancy Puckett heirs of Drury Puckett deceased and Roben (Robert) Puckett of Russell County and Commenwealth of Virginia of the one part and George Puckett of the said county of the other part witnesseth that the sd John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennel and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett, Roben Puckett for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred pounds current money to them in hand paid the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge have granted and bargained and sold by these presents do grant, bargain and sell unto the sd George Puckett his heirs and assigns a certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred and fourty acres lying and being on both sides of a small branch of Cedar Creek the waters of Clinch River in the said county of Russell and bounded as follows viz

--60 degrees W. 140 poles to a double maple sourwood white oak near a field S. 9 degrees W. 99 poles to a red white ok and chestnut on the south side of a stoney hill near a branch S. 55 degrees E. 96 poles to a maple dogwood and white oak on the north side of a hollow S. 64 degrees W. 168 poles along the side of a steep hill to a large white oak and two - tressaplings near the sd branch N 48 degrees W seventy poles crossing sd branch to a chestnut and dogwood on the south side of a steep hill N - 122 poles along the side of a gravelly ridge to two chestnuts and a double dogwood N 20 degrees -10 poles to two large chestnuts and a polar at the top of said ridge N 73 degrees W 93 poles to two red oaks and a sugar tree on the top of a spur of sd ridge N 9 degrees W. 40 poles to a white oak red oak and gum near the foot of River Mountain thence North 60 degrees East 272 poles crossing the spurs of said mountian to the beginning together with the appurtenances there unto belonging to have abd to hold the said tract of land with its apputenances unto the said George Puckett his heirs and assigns to the sole use of the sd George Puckett his heirs and assigns and the said John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennell and Phebe his wife, Drewery Puckett, Nancy Puckett and the sd Roben Puckett for themselves their heirs will forever warrant and defend said tract of land with its appurtenances unto the sd George Puckett his heirs and assigns against the claims of all persons claiming the same in witness whereof the said John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennell and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett and Roben Puckett have herein unto suscribed their names & affixed their seals the day and year first above written.

John Puckett - seal
Sally Puckett - seal
Ericus Smith - seal
Rosanna Smith - seal
Daniel Price - seal
Judath Price - seal
George Fennell - seal
Phebe Fennell - seal
Drury Puckett - seal
Nancy Puckett - seal
Robin Puckett - seal

At July Court 1797,

This indenture of bargain and sale of land from John Puckett and Sally his wife, Ericus Smith and Rosanna his wife, Daniel Price and Judath his wife, Caleb Fryley and Betsy his wife, George Fennell and Phebe his wife, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett and Roben Puckett to George Puckett was exhibited in court and acknowledged by the sd John Puckett, Ericus Smith, Daniel Price, Caleb Fryley, George Fennell, Drury Puckett, Nancy Puckett, Roben Puckett, and Lucy, Sally, Rosanna, Judith, Betsey, & Phebe their wives being prively examined as the law directs and thereupon was ordered to be recorded.


This file contributed by: Edwin M. Puckett


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