Abstracts of Deeds Edgecombe Precinct – Edgecombe County, North Carolina 1732-1758

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Deed Book 1

by Margaret M. Hoffman

p. 19 (223) John Sykes of Edge. Prect., Albemarie Co. to John Hatcher of Edge Prect 10 Nov 1737 9 pounds current money of Va. 170 acres more or less a tract and plantation upon the creek below the sd. John Skies’ house, joining the Gum branch and the south side of swift creek part of a patent granted to Jacob Pope 12 July 17–Wit: John Lawrence, Cornelius Jordan, Peter Rigg  Reg. (place not given) Nov. Ct. 1737 T. Kearney

(pg224) Samuel Williams (prect, not identified) to John Egerton (prect. not identified) 1 Dec 1737  120 pounds 100 acres on the south side of Roanoke river being a tract and plantation, joining a branch all houses, buildings, etc.  Wit:  Thomas Kearney, R. Whittington  Reg. (place not given) Feb. Ct. 1737

p35 (pg 373) William Fish . . . Wit: Elizabeth Egerton, John Egerton

p40 (pg430) John Egerton (co. not identified) to Samuel Williams (co. not identified) 28 Oct 1741  125 pounds  100 acres on the south side of Toanoke river, joining the mouth of a branch all houses, buildings, etc.  Wit:  Peter William, William Williams  Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1741

Deed Book 2

p52 (pg)126 John Hatcher of Edge. Co. to James Wiggins of Edge. Co. 12 Jan 1753  2 pounds 10 shillings current money of Va. 40 acres more or less on the north side of White Oak swamp, joining the spring branch, Wright Macklemoor and the swamp  Wit: John Fountain, Moses Woodard M his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1754  B. Wynns C. Ct.

 

Deed Book 3

p. 96 (249) 
William Bennet of Northampton Co., to Thomas Myat of Edge. Co. 16 Oct 1747 – 12 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres on the north side of Swift creek, joining the Spring branch, Bryant and the creek  Wit: William Bennet, Jr, John Hatcher  Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1748 B. Wynns C. Ct.

Deed Book 4

p. 128 (97) 
John Hatcher of Edge. Co. to Benjamin Hart of Edge. Co. 20 Aug 1751 – 15 pounds current money of Va. 300 acres on the north side of Town creek, joining the sd. creek  Wit: Samuel Deloach, Benjamin B. Williams, Joseph Cotton  Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1751 B. Wynns C. Ct.

p. 142 (273) 
John Moore of Edge. Co. planter to Ralph Vickars of Edge. Co., planters 21 Mar. 1752 – 24 pounds 10 shillings current money of Va. 200 acres on the south side of Town creek a grant to the sd. Mooore 20 Apr. 1745  Wit: Jonathan Wever, John Vickars X his mark, Elizabeth Wever  Reg. Edge. Co. Aug Ct 1752  B. Wynns C. Ct.

p. 150 (381)
William Hatcher of Edge. Co. to John Davis of Edge. Co. 18 Nov 1752 – 3 pounds 10 shillings current money of Va. 150 acres on the south side of Tyancoky swamp, joining Great branch and the swamp part of a grant dated — July 1739  Wit: Samuel Deloatch, Francis Griffis X his mark, Rowland Stinson  Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1753 B. Wynns C. Ct.

p. 154 (pg 441) Benjamin Harte of Edge. Co. to William Ruffin of Northampton Co. 30 Nov. 1752  25 pounds current money of Va.  300 acres on the north side of Town creek as by patent to John Hatcher in 1745  Wit:  Green Hill, John Whitaker  Reg. Edge. Co., May Ct. 1753  B. Wynns C. Ct.

p. 159 (496) – James Roads of Johnston Co. to Moses Baker of Edge. Co. 17 Oct 1753 – 15 pounds VA meony 320 acres joining Town creek as by patent to William Williamson in 1739  Wit:  James Brasswell his mark – Mich. Baker his mark – John Vicars – his mark Reg. Edge. Co, Nov. Ct. 1753 B. Wynns C. Ct

Deed Book 5

p174 (pg66) John Ferrill (co. not identified) to John Egerton (co. not identified) 21 Apr 1742  50 pounds current money of N.C.  150 acres on the west side of Alston’s swamp all houses, buildings, etc. 1/2 of 300 acres granted to me  17 Mar 1740  Wit:  Wiliam Williams, John Golding, x his mark

p175 (pg81) Edward Dillon of Edge. Co. to Elizabeth Grandon of Edge. Co. a minor, daughter of Richard Grandon 27 Aug 1740 for friendship and esteem and 5 shillings  one bay mare branded RM and a roam mare branded with a pot hook on her near shoulder  together will all increase excepting 1 colt given to John Egerton’s son  Wit:  Robert Forster, David Coltrane

p177 (pg110) John Edgerton of Edge. Co. to Samuel Williams of Edge. Co. 16 Feb 1742  10 pounds current money of Va.  150 acres on the west side of Alston’s swamp, joining the swamp  12 of a grant to John Ferrill  17 Mar 1740  Wit:  William Williams, Edward Frisbie  

p181 (pg149) William Kendrick  Wit: John Macon, John Edgerton  

p. 188
(p220) George Norris of Craven Co. to Arthur Cook of Edge. Co. 14 July 1743 – 9 pounds current money of Va. – 100 acres, joining Caner (?), Pond branch, Robert Sims and Jane Holley’s spring banch all houses, orchards etc. part of a patent to Norris – 21 Mar 1742  Wit: Nathaniel Cooper, Stephen Cade, Jr. Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1743 Robert Forster C. Ct.

(pg221) John Sickes of Edge. Co. to John Hatcher of Edge Co. 3 Mar, 1743/4  30 pounds Va. currency  170 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining William Pope and the south side of Swift creek as by patent to Jacob Pope 17 June 1730  Wit:  Robert Coleman, Susanna Coleman X her mark, Grace Woodard X her mark  Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1744 R. Forster C. Ct.

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(pg221) John Sickes of Edge. Co. to John Hatcher of Edge Co., 3 Mar 1743/4 – 30 pounds Va. currency 170 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining William Pope and the south side of Swift creek as by patent to Jacob Pope 12 June 1730 Wit: Robert Coleman, Susanna Coleman, X her mark, Grace Woodard X her mark Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1744 R. Forster C. Ct.

 

p196 (pg304) William Linsey fo Brunswick Co., VA . . . Wit:  William Person, John Egreton

p. 198 (328)
Robert Hatcher of Edge. Co. to Thomas Holliman of Edge. Co. 19 Feb 1744 – 30 pounds current money of Va. 300 acres on the south side of Tyancokey swamp, joining William Oshields all houses, etc. a grant to the sd. Hatcher 22 May 1741  Wit: William Pugh, John Sikes Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1744 R. Forster C. CL.

(pg331) Benjamin Blunt of Isle of Wight Co., Va to Henry Laughter of Edge. Co. 19 Feb 1744  25 shillings  40 acres more or less on the east side of Fishing creek on Elerby’s branch part of a patent to the sd. Blunt 16 May 1742  Wit: Samuel Holliman, Robert Hatcher x his mark Reg. Edge, Co. Feb. Ct. 1744  Robert Forster C. Ct.

(pg335) Benjamin Blunt of Isle of Wight Co., Va. to Daniel Harris (co. not identified) 8 Dec 1744  30 pounds Va. money  290 acres on the north side of Fishing creek all houses etc. part of 2 patents  Wit: Samuel Holliman, Robert Hatcher x his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1744 Robert Forster C. Ct.

p. 201 (364) 
Richard Sims of Edge. Co. to John Pope of Edge. Co. – 10 Jan 1744 – 100 pounds current money of Va. 250 acres on Arthur’s creek or Looking Glass creek all houses, orchards, etc. formerly a survey to William Gray dated 1 Apr 1727 and conveyed to SIMS 13 May 1729  Wit: J. Edwards, W. Taylor Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1744  R. Forster C. Ct.

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James Lee and Frances his wife of Edge. Co. to David Rozar (co. not identified) 15 Dec 1744 – 60 pounds current money of Va. 300 acres on the south side of Moratock river all houses, orchards, gardens, etc. as by patent to Seth Hatcher 1 Feb. 1725 Wit: Robert Harris, Evan Ragland, Nathaniel Merritt X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Feb Ct. 1744 R. Forster C. Ct.

p 220 (81) 
William Fletcher and Elizabeth his wife of Edge. Co., weaver to John Corlew, Sr. of Edge. Co. planter – 6 July 1756 – 10 pounds good the lawful money of N.C. 200 acres more or less on the south side of Roanoke river, joining Fletcher and Corlew part of a Granville grant to the sd. Fletcher 29 Oct 1753  Wit: Montfort Eelbeck, John Hubbert X his mark, Elizabeth Hubbert  Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1756 J. Montfort C. Ct. 

Deed Book 6

p222 (pg 108) Thomas Holliman (co. not identified) to Banjamin Hart (co. not identified) 24 Feb 1756   50 pounds current money of Va.  200 acres more or less a plantation on the south side of Tyanquoque swamp, joining Captain Samuel Ruffin and the swamp all houses, buildings, etc. as by patent  22 May 1741 to Robert Hatcher  Wit:  David Hart, Richard Braswell  x his mark, George Fort  x his mark  Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1756  J. Montfort C. Ct.

p. 225 (135) 
William Hatcher of Edge. Co. to John Stringer of Northampton Co. 17 Jan 1757  – 30 pounds current money of Va. – 120 acres more or less on the south side of Tyancoque, joining Davis, the Great branch and the swamp all houses, out houses, gardens, fences, etc. part of the land granted to William Hatcher — July 1739  Wit: Samuel Ruffin, John Stevens, Martha Ruffin  Reg. Edge. Co. Feb Ct. 1757 J. Montfort C. Ct.

p238 (pg 268) John Stephens of Edge. Co. to William Hatcher of Edge. Co. 13 Oct 1757  35 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres on the south side of Tosneot swamp at the mouth of a branch  Wit:  William Goodwyn, Bejamin Branc, Moses Coleman Reg. Edge. Co. Feb Ct. 1758  J. Montfort C. Ct.

(pg 270) Peleg Rogers, Sr. of Duplin Co to John Vickars of Edge. Co. 25 Feb 1758 20 pounds Va. currency  640 acres on the north side of Town creek  Wit:  Abram Vickars, George Garner  x his mark  Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1758  J. Montfort C. Ct.

268 – stephens – Hatcher

p240 (302)
William Hurst of Granville Co. to Ann Fletcher of Edge. Co., spinster 29 June 1758 – 5 shillings lot #86 in Halifax town Wit: John Griffin, George Brown  Reg. Edge. Co. June Ct. 1758  J. Montfort C. Ct.

p 246 (348)
William Williamson of Johnson co. to Ralph Vickars of Edge.Co. 21 July 1758 – 60 pounds proclamation money 320 acres on the north side of Town creek, joining James Roads Wit: John Smith, Rachel Vickars X her mark, Benjamin Brand  Reg. Edge. Co. Sept. Ct. 1758 J. Montfort C. Ct.

Also a Henry, James and Joel Harper in Edgecombe records
Collier: William, John, Reves
Council: Hardy, Robert, Batrick (counsell)
Cox: Charles, George, John
Nicholson: Wright, George, Lemuel, Samuel
Pike: John
Pierce: Cornelius, John, Joseph, William, Peter
Stephens: George, Jeremiah, Stephen, William

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1969

Margaret Hoffmann