Rowan County, North Carolina
Deed Book 19, Page 905
29 Jan 1806
This Indenture made the Twenty ninth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred and Six Between Henry Story Hughey of the County of Rowan and state of North Carolina of the one part and James Reaves of the county and state aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Henry Story Hughey for and in consideration of one hundred and seventy dollars to him in hand paid by the said James Reaves the receipt and payment whereof the said Henry Story Hughey doth hereby acknowledge, hath given granted, bargained and Sold aliened and confirmed, and by these presents doth give grant bargain and Sell alien and confirm unto the said James Reaves his heirs and assigns forever all that tract and parcel of Land Situate lying and being in the county and State aforesaid on the waters of Withrows creek on the north side of Said Creek taken out of the Said Henry Story Hughey’s old Tract Beginning at a hicory and black Oak sapling on the original track also Alexander Dobbins line and runs with the said line North four Degrees west one hundred and sixty three poles to a hicory the original corner then East one Degree and Twenty minutes South one hundred and ninety two poles to a white oak the original corner then south seven Degrees west one hundred and ninety Six poles to a hicory the original corner then west fifteen poles to a mulbury Sapling on the west side of a branch then South Seven degrees west thirty six poles to a black oak near the branch then west one hundred and forty three poles to the beginning containing one hundred and Seventy acres be the same more or Less it being part of a Tract of Land left by will unto the Said Henry Story Hughey by Jacob Hughey his father and also all the waterways, waters and water courses and all and every the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and Reversions, remainder and Remainders and the Issues and Profits of the aforesaid Lands and premises and every part thereof and all the Estate Right Title interest claim property and demand whatsoever of the said Henry Storey Hughey of in and to the Said land and premises hereby Granted. To Have and to Hold the aforesaid Lands and premises with the appurtenances unto the said James Reeves his heirs and assigns to the proper use and behoof of the said James Reeves his heirs and Assigns forever and the said Henry Story Hughey for himself and his heirs the aforesaid land and premises and any part thereof against him and his heirs and against the Claim or claims of all and every other person or persons whatever to the said James Reaves his heirs and assigns shall and will forever warrant and defend by these presents, In Witness whereof the Said Henry Story Hughey has hereunto Set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above Written.
Sealed and Delivered } Samuel Foster } Henry S. Hughey (Seal)
in the presence of } Isaac Hughey }
Rowan County Sc February Sessions 1807, It is hereby certified that this deed was duly proved in open court by Samuel Foster recorded and ordered to be Registered.