Wayne Co., NC - 1786 Deed, Thomas Gray to William Reaves

1786 Sale from Thomas Gray to William Reaves (Jr.)

Deed - Thomas Gray to William Reaves

Wayne County, North Carolina
Record of Deeds
Book 5
1790 - 1793

No. 343
State of North Carolina
Duplin County

Know all men by these Presents that I Thomas Gray of the County of Duplin for and in consideration of the Sum of One Hundred Pounds Specie to me in hand paid by William Reaves have Bargained and Sold unto the sd William Reaves One Negro girl slave named Alid about ten years of age which said Negro girl I hereby warrant and Defend unto the said William Reaves his heirs and assigns forever In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this 14th Jany 1786
                                                                    Tho. Gray

Test. Ed. Blackman

April Court 1793

Note: The purchaser may have been William Reaves Sr. as the transaction took place in Duplin County in 1786, four years before the death of William Sr. The sale, however, was recorded in Wayne County in 1793 after the death of William Sr. leading to the conclusion that this was William Reaves, Jr..


Wayne County NC Deed Book 5, No. 343

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