Deed - Joseph Gore, Sr. to Mary Reaves
Columbus County, North Carolina
Deed Book E, p. 198
12 Nov 1831
Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Gore, Senr. of the State of North Carolina and County of Columbus for and in consideration of the great good will and natural affection which I have and bear in mind towards my worthy and well beloved daughter Mary Reaves
have given, granted fully and freely bestowed and delivered to her the said Mary Reaves
and the lawful heirs of her body, two negro girls to wit, Jane of the age of nine years and Charlotte of the age of five years also Nan of the age of thirty with her youngest child nia which said negroes with issue, I warrant and defend unto her my said beloved daughter Mary as aforesaid against the lawful right title or demand of any person or persons whatever, In Witness Whereof I the said Joseph Gore, Sr. have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this 12th day of Novr. 1831
Isaac Etheredge Joseph Gore, Senr. (Seal)
John G. Grissett
August Term 1832. This Deed was proved by the Oath of Isaac Etheridge and ordered to be registered - Chs. Baldwin Clk.
This appears to be Mary, wife of George Reaves
who died in Brunswick County NC in May of 1838. Joseph Gore, Sr. died intestate in Brunswick County in 1844. Another Mary or Polly Gore, born 1820, married Joel Reaves. That Mary was the daughter of Joseph Gore who died in Brunswick in 1865 and named both Mary and Joel Reaves in his will.
Columbus County NC Register of Deeds