Abstracts of Early Deeds of Edgecombe County, North Carolina 1772-1788 Vol. II

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Edgecombe County Deed Book 2

Nov. Ct. 1772-Jan Ct. 1775

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DB 2-4 John (X) Vickers, Senr. of Edgecombe Co., planter, and Mary (X) Vickers to John Morris of same, Nov. 12, 1772, for 113/6/8 Proc. money a tract of 460 acres on the north bank of Town Creek adjoining George White and the Cornfield Branch, it being parts of two surveys, one surveyed for John Vickers bearing date March 3, 1761, and the other surveyed for Peleg Rodgers bearing date May 26, 1740. 
Wit: Richard (R) Horn, Patience (A) Vickers, Abram Vickers.

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DB 2-8 James Barnes and wife, Elizabeth (X) Barnes to Theophilus Thomas of Edgecombe Co. Sept 4, 1772 for 64 pds …

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DB-2-23 John (X) Edwards of Edgecombe Co., planter to Edward Cobb of same, Sept 18, 1772 for divers good causes but ore especially for the sum of 25 pds. Proc. money a tract of 100 acres adjoining Doil, David Averitt, Abraham Little and said Cobb. 
Wit: Amos Atkinson, Maccuen Belcher, Edward (M) Sumlin

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DB 2-32 William Horn of Edgecombe Co. to William Barnes of same Jan. 27, 1773, for 22 pds…

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DB 2-47 – Edward (X) Cobb, Senr. of Pitt Co., N.C. to his son, Edward Cobb, Junr. of Edgecombe Co., Feb. 15, 1773, for love and affection and 5 sh. Proc. money a tract of 320 acres in Edgecombe Co. on the east bank of John Mayo’s Mill Creek adjoining Amos Atkinson, it being part of a ract of land taken up by John Doyle, Senr. and conveyed to John Doyle, Junr. 
Wit: Amos Atkinson, Jacob Atkinson. Thos. Jones

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DB 2-60  Solomon Pope of Edgecombe Co. to Edward Nicholson of same Jan. 17, 1774 for 80 pds. …

DB 2-61 Nicholas Bynum and wife, Mary (X) Bynum, of Edgecombe Co. to Robert Peele, Junr. of Northampton Co., N.C., Jan 25, 1773 for 26013/4 Proc. money a tract of 200 acres on the north bank of Toisnot Swamp, it being part of a patent granted to Solomon Alston on march 21, 1742/3 
Wit:  Joseph White.  Edmund Marsh, William Blackburn

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DB 2-72 John Tanner, Senr. of Bute Co., N.C. to William Morgain of Edgecombe Co., Nov 23, 1773 for 20 pds Virginia money a tract of 240 acres on the Long Branch …

DB 2-73 William Morgan of Edgecombe Co., to Jesse Carter of same, April 19, 1774 for 48 pds.  …

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DB 2-74 John White of Edgecombe Co. and Penelope White to Joseph Morgan of the Province of Maryland, Sept 29, 1773 for 100 pds Virginia currency a tract of 200 acres on the north bank of Tar River and on the Bum Swamp …

DB 2-76 Benjamin (X) Williamson and wife, Rebecca, of Edgecombe Co., planter, to Joseph Hall, Feb. 26, 1773, for 80 pds… 
Wit: Edmund Marsh, Leaven Watkins, Robert Peelle

DB 2087 John Tanner and wife, Diana, of Edgecombe Co. to William Morgain of same, May 3, 1773, for 50 pds. Virginia money a tract of 107 acres on the south side of Fishing Creek …

DB 2-93 John Pace and wife, Sarah, of Edgecombe Co. to Wright Nicholson of Halifax Co. N.C. Dec 7, 1772 for 130 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 192 acres on the south bank of Beaver Dam Swamp.
Wit: Edw. Moore, John Poullan, Edw’d Nicholson

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DB 2-101 John Peelle and wife, Mary of Northampton Co., N.C. to Robert Peelle, Junr. of Edgecombe Co., May 10, 1773, for 140 pds. Proc. money a tract of 300 acres on the north bank of Great Contentnea Creek adjoining Moore, which land was granted to William Barnes by deed bearing date Oct. 27, 1752
Wit: James Maddra, Willis Joseey, John Norsworthy, James Stanton

DB 2-108 Herbert Haynes of Edgecombe Co. to John Nicholson of same, Feb. 23, 1771 for 40 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 222 acres on the north bank of Swift Creek adjoining William Beckingham, it being part of a tract granted by patent to William Hendrick for 600 acres bearing date April2 0, 1745. 
Wit:  Lazarus Whitehead, John Lambeth, Kindred Carter

DB 2-115 Herbert Haynes of Edgecombe Co. to John Nicholson of same Feb 23, 1771 for 20 pds  Proc. money a tract of 50 acres lying on the north side of Swift Creek.
Wit: Lazarus Whitehead, John Lambeth, Kindred Carter

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DB 2-127  John (X) Vickers, Senr. of Edgecombe Co., planter, to Railf Vickers of same, planter, Oct. 17, 1774, for 100 pds Proc. money a tract of 320 acres on the south bank of Town Creek and on the Fort Branch it being part of a tract of land bought by said John Vickers, Senr. from Richard Horn.
Wit: John Morris, Joshua (X) Vickers

DB 2-127 John (X) Vickers, Senr. of Edgecombe Co., planter to Benjamin Vickers of same, planter, Cot. 17, 1774 for 50 pds. Proc. money a tract of 320 acres on the south bank of Town Creek, it being part of the tract described in the preceding deed.
Wit: John Morris, 

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DB 2-132 Lemuel Sugg of Edgecombe Co., planter … south bank of Tyancokey Swamp on the Great Branch, it being part of a larger tract formerly granted to William Hatcher by patent …

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DB 2-143 Cornelius Autry of Edgecombe Co., planter, to George Vickers of same, planter Nov 11, 1772 for 30 pds Proc. money a tract of 277 acres lying on both sides of Autry’s Creek, it being part of a deed granted to said Autry on May 1, 1762.
Wit: John Permenter, Nathanial Permenter

DB 2-150 Lazarus Whitehead of Edgecombe Co. to Wright Nicholson of same, Feb. 11, 1774 for 80 pds. Proc. money a tract of 234 acres on the south side of Lane’s swamp, as by patent granted to Lazarus Whitehead bearing date 1760.
Wit: David Nicholson, Herbert Haynes, Robert Thompson

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DV 2-154 Benjamin Ivey and wife Edey (X) Ivey, of Bladen Co., N.C. to Joseph Sims of Edgecombe Co., Dec. 31, 1773 for 100 pds.  Proc money a tract of 285 acres on the north side of Contentnea Creek and on the Hamoney Swamp adjoining Lewis Ivey. … This land was a Granville grant to Adam Ivey by deed bearing date Oct. 23, 1754 and was bequeathed to said Benjamin Ivey by the will of his father, who had lived thereon…

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DB 2-161 Charles Lee of Edgecombe Co. to Jethro Barnes Oct. 18, 1774 … Absalom Barnes, George Vickers

DB 2-163 George Vickers of Edgecombe Co. to Arthur Lee of same, Jan. 4, 1774 for 20 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 100 acres on the bank of Autry’s Creek, it being all of that piece of land belonging to said George Vickers on the north side of Autry’s Creek.
Wit: Chas. Lee, John Stokes, Junr., Nathan Barnes

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DB 2-180 … Edward Nicholson

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DB 2-186 … Edw’d Nicholson

DB 2-188, DB 2-190… Joseph Morgin

DB 2-189 Nathan Barnes of Edgecombe Co. to his son, Aziel Barnes Jan 7, 1775 …

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DB 3-31  Thomas (X) Lewis and wife, Lydday of Edgecombe Co. to Thomas Nicholson of Halifax Co., N.C. March 6, 1774 for 60 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 150 acres on the south bank of Tar River at the mouth of Arthur Williams’ Branch … 

DB 3-34 John Hobgood of Halifax Co., N.C. to Edward Cobb of the province aforesaid Nov. 20, 1775 (April Ct. 1775) for 50 pds Virginia money a tract of 125 acres on Avery’s Creek
Wit: James Hill, Thomas Laurence

DB 3-36 Edward Cooper of Edgecombe Co. to Thomas Nicholson of Halifax Co., N.C. Nov 8, 1774 …

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DB 3-44 John Hodge of Edgecombe Co. to Joseph Morgan Jan 28, 1775 for 20 pds …

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DB 3-75 … Wit: Stephen Cobb

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DB 3-97 Edward Cobb of Edgecombe Co., planter, to Levi Cherry of same, planter, Oct. 19, 1776 for 85 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 175 acres on Avery’s Creek
Wit: Cader Cherry, John Thigpen, Jonathan Thigpen

DB 3-110 … Thomas Nicholson… May 3, 1776 ….

DB 3-111 … Wit: Wright Nicholson, David Nicholson

DB 3-120 … Wit: Robert Cox

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… Wit: Joseph Morgan

DB 3-148 Edward (X) Cobb, Senr.  of Edgecombe Co. to his son, William Cobb, Junr. of same, March 11, 1776 for paternal love and affection a 120 acre plantation on the Briery Pond adjoining Doil, David Averitt, and Abraham Little. 
Wit: Amos Atkinson, James Cobb, James Cobb

DB 3-149 … Edward Cobb

DB 3-150  Edward (X) Cobb, Senr. of Edgecombe Co. to his son, Edward Cobb, Junr. of same March 11, 1776 …
Wit: … William Cobb

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DB 3-182 Richard Tomlinson and wife, Anne, of Edgecombe Co. to Thomas Davis of same, Jan 18, 1777 for 50 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 325 acres on the south side of Town Creek on Vickers’ Branch adjoining Ralph Vickers and Henry Kea. 
Wit: John Permenter, Jesse (X) Boazman

DB 3-184 … adjoining Ralph Vickers….

DB 3-194 … Joseph Morgan

DB 3-195 … Wit: Robert Peele, John Singleton … The deed was proved by the affirmation of Robert Peele, a Quaker.

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DB 3-202 Wright Nicholson of Edgecombe Co. and Eliz (X) Nicholson …. Wit: … Edw. Nicholson

DB 3-205 … Wit: John Nicholson

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DB 3-208  Wit: … William Hatcher 

DB 3-209 Jacob Barnes, Senr. of Edgecombe Co. to William Barnes of same, Oct. 10, 1777 for 10 pds …

DB 3-210 Jacob (X) Barnes, Senr. and wife, Elizabeth (X) Barnes, of Edgecombe Co. to Jacob Barnes, Junr. of same, Feb 28, 1769 for 10 pds. . . DB 3-211 Daniel Barfield and wife, Mary of Edgecombe Co. to Robert Peele Jan. 1776 for 70 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 293 acres adjoining said Robert Peele … 

DB 3-212 Jacob (X) Barnes of Edgecombe Co. to Nicholas Skinner and William Barnes of same, Dec 17, 1776 for 25 sh. Virginia money …

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DB 3-214 John Edmundson and wife, Sally (X) Edmundson of Dobbs Co., N.C. to Joseph Mayo of Edgecombe Co. Jan 30 1770 for 250 pds … 
Wit: Robert Peele, Junr ….

DB 2-232 Lewis Ivey of Bladen Co., N.C. to Joseph Sims of Edgecombe Co., March 2, 1775 for 55 pds. . . 

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… Wit: John Nicholson

DB 3-237 … Robert Cox

DB 3-245 … adjoining Jacob Barnes … Joseph Simms …
Wit: James Cobb, Banja Cobb

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DB 3-309 William Hatcher, Junr. of Edgecombe Co to Jesse Farmer of same, Jan 14, 177 for 200 pds.  Proc. money a tract of 274 acres on the south bank of Toisnot Swamp and on the Mirey Swamp adjoining Joseph Hall.  
Wit: George Ezell, Isaac Farmer, Benjamin Farmer

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DB 3-335 Robert Peele, Junr. and wife, Margaret (X) Peele, of Edgecombe Co. to Arthur Dew of same, Sept 18, 1773 for 140 pds.  Proc. money  tract of 200 acres on the north bank of Toisnot Swamp, it being a tract granted to Richard Braswell by patent dated April2 0, 1745.
Wit: Isaac Farmer, Joseph Farmer, John Dew

DB 3-335 John (X) Vickers, Senr. of Edgecombe Co., planter to John Morris of same, Feb 26, 1778 for 250 pds. Proc. money a tract of 640 acres on the north bank of Town Creek and on Williamson’s Branch adjoining both parties.  
Wit: Joseph (X) Vickers, Pashience (X) Vickers, Jesse (X) Brewer

DB 3-337 Robert Peele and wife, Margaret (X) Peelle of Edgecombe Co. to Arthur Dew of same, Sept 18, 1773 for 100 pds   Proc. money a tract of land on the north bank of Toisnot Swamp and on White’s Branch near Braswell, it being part of a patent granted to Solomon Alston on March 21, 1742/3.  
Wit: ISaac Farmer, Joseph Farmer, John Dew

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DB 3-341 … Wit: … George Vickers

DB 3- 346 .. conveyed to George Vickers by deed and later conveyed by said Vickers to said Arthur Lee by deed on Jan 4, 1774
Wit: Chas. Lee, George Vickers.

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DB 3-353 James Corham and wife, Penelope of Pitt Co., N.C. to Stephen Cobb of Dobbs Co., N.C. Nov 10, 1777 for 200 pds … Wit: Ben Cobb

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to William Morgain of same, Oct. 12, 1774 for 8 pds 

DB-365 … Wit: Benja. Cobb, Stephen Cobb, Jas. Cobb

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DB 3-369 William (X) Barnes and wife, Sarah (X) Barnes, to John Barnes of Edgecombe Co. Oct 23, 1778 for 400 pds. …

DB 3-384 … John Harper

DB 3-413 William (X) Hatcher, Senr. of Edgecombe Co. to Jonathan Tart of same Jan 23, 1778 for 100 pds.  Proc. money and 50 pds. Virginia money a tract of 200 acres on the south bank of Toisnot Swamp adjoining Conner’s purchase patent line, which land was granted to said William Hatcher by deed on Aug 1, 1762.
Wit: Wm. Daniel, George Ezell

DB 4-421 ... Ephraim Barnes … Absalom Barnes, Aziel Barnes …

DB 3-448 … William Morgan...

DB 3-4565 … Wi: … Joseph Morgan

DB 3-455 Joseph Morgan of Edgecombe Co. deed of gift to his daughter Mary Spell July 24, 1779 …

DB 3-455 Ephraim Barnes … 

DB 3-460 John Barnes of Edgecombe Co. to Philip Thomas of same …

DB 3-475 … Wit: Absalom Barnes .

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DB 3-497 Robert Gray of Edgecombe Co., to Etheldred Gray, alias Nicholson

DB 3-501 William Morgain and wife, Sarah (X) Morgain of Edgecombe Co. …

DB 3-509 … Joseph Morgan...

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DB 3-510 Wit: George Vickers …

Index Deed Book – E p 148 – 162

by Joseph W. Watson 
1967