1724 Lease - Thomas & Mary Rives to Samuel Clerk

1724 Lease - Thomas & Mary Rives to Samuel Clerk

1724 Lease - Thomas & Mary Rives to Samuel Clerk


Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Deed Book 2, p640
21 Apr 1724


This Indenture made the twenty first day of Aprill in the tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George by the grace of God of great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the faith &c and in the year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred and twenty four Between Thomas Rives of the Isle of Wight County and Mary his wife of the one part and Samuell Clerk of the County of Surry of the other part Witnesseth that the said Thomas Rives and Mary his wife for and In consideration of the sum of five shillings currant money of Virginia to them paid by the said Samuell Clerk the Receipt whereof and themselves fully sattisfied there with contented and paid they do hereby acknowledge & for divers good cuases & considerations them there unto moving have given granted Bargained and sold demised leased & to farm lett unto the said Samuell Clerk his Excurs Administrators or assigns one parcell of land containing two hundred acres lying and being in the Isle of Wight County and on the south side of Maherin Rivir it being part of a tract of land containing four hundred acres and bounded as followeth beginning at corneer Hiccory betwixt the Cain Branch and the great swamp thence north east by east one hundred and sixty pole to a black oak then north west by north two hundred pole to a black oak thence south west by west one hundred and sixty pole to a red oak then south east by east two hundred pole to the Beginning with all houses Buildings woods waters swamps meadows feedings and all other profits commodities & advantages whatsoever to the said two hundred acres land belonging or in any wise appertaining to have and to hold the said Demised premises unto the said Samuell Clerke his executors administrators & assigns from the day of the date hereof for & during the term of three years to be fully compleated & ended yielding & paying therefore yearly on the tenth day of November to the said Thomas Rives & Mary his wife there heirs or assigns one grain of Indian corn if it be lawfully demanded to the intent & purposes that by virtue of these presents and of the statute for transffering uses into possession the said Samuell Clerk may be in actual & peaceable possession of the premises before granted & may be thereby the better enabled to except of a grant or conveyance of the Reversion or Inheritance thereof to him & his heirs for ever. In wittness whereof the said Thomas Rives & Mary his wife have hereunto sett there hand & seals the day & year above written
Thomas T (Signum) Rives (Seal)
Singed Sealed & delivered
in the presents of
Benj Chapn Donalson }
Thomas T (signum) Deloch }
Wm W (signum) Williams }

At a court held for Ise of Wight County the 27 day of April 1724
Thomas Rives came unto Court presented and acknowledged this hid deed unto Samuell Clerk & it is admitted to record
Test H Lightfoot Cl Cur


It's possible this is Thomas Reeves selling his land around the time he moved to Albemarle County, North Carolina. However, this would imply a second marriage and previous records give his name as Reeves, not Rives.


FamilySearch - Isle of Wight County, Virginia Deed Book 2, p640