Guilford Co., NC Deed - Fortune Reeves to Thomas Reeves

1787 Deed - Fortune Reeves to Thomas Reeves

Deed - Fortune Reeves to Thomas Reeves

Guilford County, North Carolina
Deed Book 5, Pg 89
12 Dec 1787
Recorded May term 1789


This Indenture made this twelfth day of December in the year of Christ one Thousand Seven hundred & Eighty Seven Between Fortune Reeves in the County of Guilford & State of North Carolina of the one part and Thomas Reeves in the Same County & State of the other part Witnnesseth that the Sd. Fortune Reeves for & in Consideration to her of the Sum of Twenty five pounds Current Specie in hand Specie (sic?) the Receipt hereof I the Sd Fortune Reeves Doth hereby acknowledge & hereof aquit (sic) Hath given granted sold alined (sic) Enfeofed & Confirmed and do by these presents give grant sell confirm unto the sd Thomas Reeves fifty five acres of Land Being part of a Tract or parcel of Land Situate on Both sides of Mars fork the waters of Haw River in the County aforesd. Beginning at a Black Oak thence East on Richard Burtens line Twenty Seven & a half poles to a black Oak & post Oak thence South on Jesse Reeves line crossing the Sd. Creek three hundred & twenty poles to a Red Oak thence west on on (sic) the original line - Twenty Seven & half poles to a Black Oak thence North on Hugh Robinson’s line crossing the Said Mars fork again three hundred & Twenty poles to the first Station Together with all woods waters mines minerals hereditaments & appurtenances to the Sd. Land belonging or appertaining to hold to the Sd Thomas Reeves his Heirs or assigns for ever they yielding & paying such sums of money yearly or otherwise as the General Assembly may from time to time Direct & the Sd. Fortune Reeves & her heirs the Sd. Tennement (sic) and premises & every part thereof against her & her heirs & against all & every other person or persons whatsoever Laying lawful right or Claim Thereunto to have & to hold to the Sd. Thomas Reeves his heirs or assigns for ever Do warrant & Defend by these presents in Witness whereof I the Sd. Fortune Reeves hath hereunto Set my hand and affixed my (sic) in the Day and Year first above Written -

                                                                                                          Fortune (her X mark) Reeves (Seal)

Signed Sealed & Delivered     }     State of North Carolina }     May Term 1789
in the presence of                     }     Guilford County             }
Jno. Campbell                           }     The Exxecution of the within Deed was
James Campbell                       }     acknowledged in open Court by Fortune Reeves To Thos. Reeves
for 55 acres of Land and on Motion ordered To be Recorded. Duly Recorded.
                                     Test           T. Searcy


Guilford County, North Carolina, Deed Book 5, Page 89, online scanned originals at Family Search

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