If you missed my other posts that show the deeds of my 2nd great grand uncle Alfred Mitchell, here are the links:
Amanuensis Monday on Tuesday: Alfred Mitchell --Deeds #1 & #2
Amanuensis Monday on Tuesday: Alfred Mitchell --Deed #3
No matter how I seem to plan I can't seem to get my Amanuensis Monday post out on Monday. Ugghh! Oh well. Here we go with it on Tuesday again.
This particular deed is from January 1918 and shows a transfer of land from Mr and Mrs. C. K. Hancock, David and Mary Sampson, and Mrs. Rosa Jones to Alfred Mitchell. Mary Sampson and Rosa Jones were Alfred's sisters.
State of North Carolina, Craven County.
This Deed, Made this day of January 1918
C. K. Hancock and wife, Hancock, David Sampson and wife, Mary Sampson, of Craven County, State of North Carolina and Rosa Jones.
of Carteret County and State of North Carolina of the first part, to ------ Alfred Mitchell------
of Craven County and State of North Carolina of the second part:
Witnesseth, That said parties of the first part for and in consideration of
Five Dollars, to them paid by said party of the second part, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, have bargained and sold, and by these presents does bargain, sell and convey to said party of the second part his heirs, a certain tract or parcel of land in Craven County, State of North Carolina, adjoining the lands of Alfred Mitchell and C. K. Hancock, and others, bounded as follows, viz:
On the West side of the Main Road leading from New Bern to Beaufort and about half way between Riverdale and Croatan Stations on the A.& N.C.R.R. and being one third of the land formerly owned by Mortimer Mitchell, who bought the same from Betty Williams and being particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point in Bryan Ives and Alfred Mitchell's line, distant on a course S 37° 45' W 20 poles from where said line crosses the Western edge of the above mentioned Mair Road and runs from thence with said Ives' line S 37° 45' W 23 and 1/10 poles to C.K. Hancock's line; thence with said line S 27° 45' E 1,325 feet to School-House Branch; thence up and with the various courses of said Branch to Alfred Mitchell's line; thence with said line N 28° W 102 poles to the beginning, containing 13.33 acres more or less.
The said tract of land was originally surveyed in March, 1913 by E. H. Hill, and the division or West line was surveyed by B. M. Potter, C. E. , on Jan.14, 1918, to which said dates the magnetic courses above given refer.
To have and to hold the aforesaid tract or parcel of land, and all privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns in fee simple, forever.
And the said parties of the part for their heirs, executors and administrators, covenants with said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that they are seized of said premises in fee, and have right to convey the same in fee-simple; that the same are free and clear from all incumbrances, and that they will warrant and
defend the said title against the claims of all persons whomsoever.
In Testimony Whereof, The said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
C. K. Hancock [Seal]
(U.S. Rev. 50¢) Julia A. Hancock by C. K. Hancock, At.[Seal]
David Sampson [Seal]
Mary Sampson [Seal]
Attest: Rosa Jones [Seal]
NORTH CAROLINA, Craven County;
I, Thos.E.Haywood , a Justice of the Peace in and for said County and State do hereby certify that David Sampson and Mary Sampson his wife, personally appeared before me this day and acknowledged the due execution of the foregoing deed of conveyance, and the said Mary Sampson being by me privately examined, separate and apart from her said husband, touching her voluntary execution of the same, doth state that she signed the same freely and voluntarily, without fear or compulsion of her said husband or any other person and that she doth still voluntarily assent thereto. Let the same, with this certificate, be registered.
Witness my hand and hand seal, this 19 day of February, 1924.
Thos.E.Haywood, J.P. (SEAL)
My commission expires Nov. day of 1924.
NORTH CAROLINA, Carteret COUNTY,
I, Herbert C. Davis , a Notary Public in and for said County and State do hereby certify that Rosa Jones personally appeared before me this day and acknowledged the due execution of the foregoing instrument, for the purpose there in expressed, Let the same, with this certificate, he registered. Witness my hand and Notarial seal, this 25th day of April 11,1918
Herbert C Davis, Notary Public (Seal)
My commission, expires 24th. day of January 1920.
NORTH CAROLINA, County,
The execution of the foregoing instrument was this day proven before me by the oath and examination of the subscribing witness thereto. Let the same, with this certificate, be registered. This day of
My commission expires day of
NORTH CAROLINA, Craven COUNTY.
I, May P. Jones a Notary Public in and for said County and State do hereby certify that C.K.Hancock and C.K.Hancock, Agent for Julia A. Hancock, personally appeared before me this day and acknowledged the execution of the foregoing instrument, for the purpose therein expressed. Let the same with this certificate, be registered. Witness my hand and Notarial seal this 20th day of February, A.D., 1924.
May P. Jones, Notary Public (SEAL)
My commission expires 13th. day of November, 1925.
NORTH CAROLINA--Craven County.
The foregoing certificate of Thos.E.Haywood , a Justice of the Peace of Craven County and of Hebert C. Davis,a Notary Public of Carteret County and of May P. Jones, a Notary Public of Craven County is adjudged to be correct. Let the instrument, with this certificate be registered.
Witness my hand, this 12 day of March, 1924.
W.B.Flanner, Deputy Clerk Superior Court.
NORTH CAROLINA, CRAVEN COUNTY.
The foregoing certificate of County is adjudged to be correct. Let the instrument, with this certificate, be registered.
Witness my hand, this day of
, Clerk Superior Court.
Filed for Registration at 3 o'clock, P. M., March 12th.
G. A. Farrow
Register of Deeds, Craven County.