Wake County, North Carolina
Deed Book 24, Page 55
30 Jan 1863
to § 1863 by and between John Gill of the first part and
Elizabeth A. Jackson § Elizabeth A. Jackson of the second part, all of the County of Wake and State of No. Carolina. Witnesseth, that the said John Gill for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he has and bears towards his daughter Elizabeth Ann Jackson, wife of L. W. Jackson, hath given granted, conveyed and delivered unto his said daughter Elizabeth Ann Jackson her heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county and State aforesaid, on the south side of Neuse River, and on the west side of the road leading to Parker’s Bridge, it being a part of the tract of land given to the said John Gill by his father Jesse Gill, viz: Beginning at a hickory formerly a pine, the N.W. corner of said tract of land, thence North 54 ¼ degrees east 50 ¾ poles to a stake & pointers, thence south 36 degrees east 80 poles to a rock on the said road, thence south west along the road 112 poles to where a big path leaves said road, thence a north west course with the path 113 poles to a corner pine, standing on the south side of the path, thence north 1 ½ degrees each 40 ¾ from the pine to the beginning, containing according to measurement fifty acres be the same more or less, with all and every the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to the same And the said John Gill do hereby covenant to and with the said Elizabeth Ann Jackson to warrant and forever defend the right and title of the said lands to her the said Elizabeth A. Jackson her heirs and assigns – in witness thereof the said John Gill doth hereunto his hand and seal the day and year first above written
Signed Sealed and delivered § John Gill (Seal)
in presence of §
J. S. Rogers §
State of N. Carolina }
Wake County } February 20th 1863.
The Execution of the foregoing Deed was this day duly acknowledged before me by John Gill the Grantor thereto – Let the same be Registered.
J. J. Ferrell Clk
Registered in the Registers Office of Wake County in Book No. 24 – page 55, the 23rd day of February 1863.
Jas. A. Moore, Regr.
William J. Gill prior to his death in 1862.