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

1788 Deed - Fortune Reeves to Jesse Reeves

Deed - Fortune Reeves to Jesse Reeves

Guilford County, North Carolina
Deed Book 5, Pg 67-68
20 May 1788
Recorded February Term 1789


This Indenture Made this twenty 5th day of May in year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred & Eighty Eight between Fortune Reeves of the County of Guilford and State of North Carolina of the one part & Jesse Reeves of the County & State aforesd of the other part Witnesseth that the Sd. Fortune Reeves for & in Consideration of the Sum of one hundred pounds Speci to hir in hand paid the Receipt whereof She doth hereby acknowledge have granted bargained enfeofed Sold and delivered and by these presents doth bargain Sell enfeoff and deliver unto the Sd. Jesse Reeves one certain tract or parcel of Land Situate lying & being in the Sd. County of Guilford on the water of Mairs fork of haw River Begining at a Maple on the South bank of Sd. Creek running thence South along Jesse Reeves line of a former Tract one hundred and fifty Six poles to a post oak thence East Ninety Eight poles to two white oaks thence North one hundred and fifty Eight poles a Stake Mx Campbell Line thence West forty five Degrees North thirty Six poles to poplar thence North fourteen poles to a Spanish Oak near the bank of Sd. Creek thence up the Various Mainders of Sd. Creek to the Beginning Containing in the whole one hundred acres be it more or less Together with all Ways woods Waters profits Commodities and appurtenances thereunto belonging and the reversion & reversions remainder & remainders rents Issues & profits thereof To have & to hold the Sd. Land & premises unto the Sd. Jesse Reeves his Heirs and assigns forever To the only proper Use and behoof of him the Sd. Jesse Reeves his heirs & assigns forever and the Sd. Fortune Reeves does hereby grant for himself (sic herself) and hir Heirs & assigns that She the Sd. Fortune Reeves & hir Heirs and every of them Shall & will & for ever Defend the Sd. Land & other premises & every part and article thereof with all & Singular their rights & appurtenances unto the Sd. Jesse Reeves his Heirs & assigns for ever against this the Sd. Fortune Reeves and her heirs and every of them & against every other person whomsoever In Witness whereof the Sd. Fortune Reeves hath hereunto Set her hand and Seal the Day and Year first above Written.

                                                                                                Fortune (her X mark) Reeves (Seal)

Signed Sealed & Delivered     }     Guilford County Feby Term 1789
In the presence of                    }     The Execution of the within Deed was proven in
Jas Mulloy +                             }     open Court by the Oath of James Mulloy and
Nathaniel Tatum                     }     ordered to be Registered
                                                            Test       T. Searcy


Guilford County, North Carolina, Deed Book 5, Page 67-68, online scanned originals at Family Search

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