DEED

Zachariah Hunnings to Adam Owens
May 25, 1772
38 acres by information

North Carolina, SS, To all to whom these presents shall come greeting and know ye that I Zachariah Hunnings of Tyrrell County for and in the consideration of the sum of fifteen pounds ten shillings current money of North Carolina to me in hand by Adam Owens of the same county and province aforesaid have given granted bargained and sold and by these presents do fully clearly and absolutely give grant bargain sell alliance enfeoff release convey confirm assigns transfer and set over unto him the said Adam Owens his heirs and assigns forever a track or parcel of land containing by information thirty eight acres lying and being in the county aforesaid on the East of Alligator River beginning at a gum on upper corner of Zachariah Hunnings land on Zachariah Owens line then S 45 E to a holly on upper corner of Zachariah Owens line, then south a line of marked trees to a sweet gum a corner tree on the pocosin then W 52 poles to a pine, thence N 45 W to a line of marked trees then north east along the line to the first station for the thirty eight acres of land more or less it being part of a tract of land granted to Benjamin Cowell for one hundred and fifty acres, bearing date the sixth of December 1753. To have and to hold the aforesaid tract or parcel of land with all and singular the rights privileges commodities hereditaments appertaing appendants thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto him the said Adam Owens his heirs and assigns forever in as full and ample manner to all intents and purposes as the most learned in the law can devise free from all manner incumbrances whatsoever, The conditions and privileges of Lord Granville granted only excepted unto him the said Adam Owens his heirs and assigns forever. Further I the said Zachariah Hunnings do for myself my heirs executors administrators and assigns forever covenant promise and agree to and with the said Adam Owens his heirs and assigns that the said Zachariah Hunnings bargained promises and every part thereof is free and clear from the lawful claim and demands of me the said Zachariah Hunnings my heirs executors administrators or assigns also from the claims and demands of all and every other person whatsoever claiming from by or under me my heirs executors administrators of assigns or any other of them . In witness whereof I the said Zachariah Hunnings have hereunto set my had and seal, the 25 of May anno Domini 1772.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us,

Jacob Ware
John Meekan

Zachariah Hunnings

Reg September the 14th 1772
Fr Word Regs

Tyrrell County, SS In the term of May 1772 the due execution of the within deed was duly proved by the oath of Zachariah Owens a subscribing witness hereunto and on motion it was ordered to be registered.
F Ward Clk


Remarks: Tyrrell County, Deed Book 5, part 1, pages 109,110,111

 

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