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Granville County, North Carolina, Deed Book B, 436, 437
[122 John] Roberson / to / [William] Berry / Examd. / March 1756

This Indenture made the third day of March in the / twenty eight year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second / by the Grace of God of Great Britain France & Ireland King Defender of / the Faith & and in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred / & fifty five Between John Roberson & his wife Mary of Granville County / in the Colony & Dominion of North Carolina of the one part and William / Berry of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Roberson & his / wife Mary for and in Consideration of the Sum of fifty five pounds Curt / money of Virginia to him in hand paid at or before the Sealing and / Delivery of the presents the Receipt whereof the said John Roberson / & his wife Mary doth hereby acknowledge hath Granted Bargained / and Sold Aliend Enfeoffd Releasd & Confirmd and by these presents / doth Grant Bargain & Sell Alien Enfeoff Release & Confirm unto the Said / William Berry his heirs & Assigns for ever all that part of a tract of Land / of six hundred & forty acres lying and being in the County of Granville / aforesd. on the West side of Little Creek containing three hundred and / twenty acres be the same more or less which sd. tract of six hundred & / forty acres was taken up by the said Israel Roberson and Earl Granville's / Grant obtain'd for the same bearing date the twenty fifth day of March / one thousand seven hundred & forty nine and allso the Reversion & / Reversions Remainder & Remainders Rents & Services thereof and allso / all the Estate Right Title property Interest Claim & demand whatsoever / of him the said John Roberson & his wife Mary of in and to the said / Land and premises lying on the West side of Little Creek aforesaid and / of in & to every part & parcel thereof To have and to hold the sd part / and parcel of Land and premises with the appertinances unto the / said William Berry his heirs & assigns to the only proper use & behoof / of him the said William Berry his heirs & assigns for ever. And the said / John Roberson & his wife Mary doth Covenant and Grant to and with / the said William Berry that the said John Roberson & his wife Mary / the said divident or parcel of Land and premises against him & / his heirs and assigns all & every other person & persons will war= / rent and for ever defend by these presents unto the said William / Berry his heirs and assigns for ever In Witness whereof / the said John Roberson and his wife Mary hath hereunt / set /

f. 2

set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and year first / above written.
Signed Sealed & Delivered
John (his I mark) Roberson (L.S.)
in the presence of us
Mary ( I mark) Roberson
(Tutorlind before Signd) Charles Edwards

At a court held for Granville County 4 March 1755. / John Roberson acknowledged this Deed to be his Act & Deed / previous to which Mary his wife whe being first privately / Examined according to Law relinquished her Right of Dower / in the Lands by this Deed conveyed & on Motion it was Order: / :ed to be Register'd. Teste Danl Weldon
CCur

Truly Register'd
Test William Eaton pub Reg

Source: North Carolina Superior Court (Granville County) and North Carolina County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Record of Deeds, 1746-1923, Deeds, Volume B, 1748-1756, FHL microfilm 306119.




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