DEED

Zachariah Owens to David Cooper
February 19, 1773
640 acres by estimation

North Carolina SS - To all to whom these presents shall come greeting, Know ye that I Zachariah Owens of Tyrrell County for and in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds current money of North Carolina to me in hand paid by David Cooper of the county and province aforesaid have given granted bargained and sold and by these present do fully freely clearly and absolutely give grant bargain sell alien enfeoff release convey confirm assign transfer and set over unto him the said David Cooper his heirs and assigns forever a tract or parcel of land containing by estimation six hundred and forty acres lying and being in the county aforesaid on the west side of Alligator River. Beginning at a Gum on the head of Frying Pan running some 160 poles to a pine thence NW 15 S 400 poles thence 320 poles from thence back to the first gum. Reference thereunto being had will more full appear to have and to hold the aforesaid tract or parcel land with all and singular the rights privileges commodities hereditaments appurtenances and appendants thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaing unto him the said David Cooper his heirs and assigns forever in as full and ample manner. I sell my right and title to him whatsoever the conditions and premises of Lord Granville grant only excepted unto him the said David Cooper his heirs and assigns forever further I the said Zachariah Owens do for myself my heirs executors administrators and assigns forever covenant promise and agree to and with the said David Cooper his heirs and assigns that the said bargained premises and every part thereof is free and clear from me and mine forever, claim and demand of me the said Zachariah Owens my heirs executors administrators or assigns. In witness whereof I the said Zachariah Owens have hereunto set my hand and seal the 19th day of February anno Domini 1773. Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Jacob Wane
Thomas Owens

Zachariah Owens

Register October the 24 day 1774
By Jeremiah Frazier, Resistor

Tyrrell County
August Term 1774, SS
The within Deed from Zachariah Owens to David Cooper for six hundred and forty acres of land was proved in open court by the oath of Thomas Owens and ordered to be registered.
Edward Buncombe Clk.


Remarks: Tyrrell County Deed Book 5, part one, pages 295, 296, 297

 

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