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Granville County, North Carolina, Deed Book B, 427, 428.
[12 Israel] Roberson / to / [125 Nicholas] Roberson / Examd

To all people to whom these presence shall com / I Isral Roberson senr. of Granvil County in North Carolina Know / ye that I Israel Roberson for divers causes & considerations me / hereunto moving but more especially for the Love Good will & / Affection which I have & do bare to my Son Nicholas Roberson have / Given Granted & Alined & Convey'd & Confirmed and by these presences / do fully freely & absolutely Give Grant Alin Confirm unto him the / said Nicholas Roberson his heirs & Assigns for ever one tract or parcel / of Land containing by Estimation three hundred & twenty acres / lying in Granvil County on the South East side of Smiths Creek / Begining at a White Oake in the Country line at Henry Kings / corner thence by his Line South 360 poles to a White Oak thence / East to the Reedy Branch thence down the said Branch to a / poplar thence Est to the North line at a Red Oake thence by the / said Line to a Hickory in the County line from thence along / the Country to [sic] the begining containing three hundred & twenty / acers by Estimation To have and to hold for Ever the / said Give & Granted premises with all the appertences [sic] prive = / = ledges & Comodities to the same belonging or in any way apper

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taining with all Houses Orchards Gardens clear'd Ground Woodland Ground / pasturs & pastur Ground Water & Water courses & all other Liberties & / privillledges therein & thereon containg to him the sd Nicholas Rober = / = son his heirs & Assigns [interlined: for ever] to his & theire only proper use benefits and / behoof for ever, & I the sd. Israel Roberson for my self my heirs Exrs. / & Admrs. covenant promis and grant to & with the sd Nicholas / Roberson his heirs & Assigns that before the Enealing & Delivery hereof / I am the true sole & lawful Owner of the above given premises & am / Lawfully Seiz'd and posed of the same my own proper right as a / good perfect & absolut Estate of Inheritance Fee Simple & have in / my self good Right full power & lawful Authority to Give Grant & / Convey & Confirm the sd Given & Granted premises in maner as above / = said and that the said Nicholas Roberson his heirs and Assigns / shall & may from time to time & at all times for ever hereafter by / free & virtue of this presences Lawfully Peaceably & Quietly hold use / ocupy possess ejoy the sd given & granted premises with the apperte = / = nances free & clear & freely & clearly & Discharged of & from all man = / = ner of former & other Gifts Bargais Sails Leases Mortgages Wills Intails / Joynturs Doweries Judgments Executions Icumberances & Extants / Farthermore the sd Israel Roberson for my self my heirs Exrs & Admrs. / do Covenant warrant & engage the abovesd. Land & premises with all / profits & intersts thereon depending to him the sd. Nicholas Roberson / & his heirs for ever against the Lawfull Claimes or Demands of any / person or persons whatever for ever hereafter to warrant secure & defend In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & / fixed my Seal the third day of March one thousand seven hun = / = dred & fifty five.
Signed Sealed and Delivered
in presence of us                                           Israel (his I mark) Roberson (L.S.)
Henry (his H mark) King
Jesse Meller

At a Court held for Granville County 8 March 1755. / This Deed was proved by the Oath of Henry King one of the Witnesses / thereto to be the Act & Deed of Israel Roberson & on Motion it was / Ordered to be Register'dTests Danl. Weldon CCur.
Truly Register'dTeste
                                                                          Willm. Eaton Pub. Reger

Source: North Carolina State Archives. Also available at North Carolina. Superior Court
(Granville County), Record of deeds, 1746-1923; and index, 1746-1962, Deeds, v. B 1748-1756, FHL microfilm 306119. Document images courtesy of Michael J. Vaughn, Esq.



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