1872 Deed and Plat: Glover Avent to Archibald Murphy Yarborough

Page 1 of 1872 Deed and Plat: Glover Avent to Archibald Murphy YarboroughFrom the papers of Merry T. Pittman
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This indenture made and ordered into this twenty sixth day of January one thouand eight hundred and seventy two between Glover Avent and wife Cornelia of the County of Chatham and State of North Carolina of the one part and A.M. Yarbrough of said County and State of the other part witnesseth that the said Avent and wife for and in consideration of the sum of three thousand dollars to them in hand paid by said Yarbrough at the time of executing these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain sell alien convey and confirm unto said Yarbrough his heirs and assigns one certain tract of or parcel of land situate in said county and state on the waters of Cape Fear River adjoining the lands of JW + N McKay, Thomas C Rosser, Joseph B Thomas and others bounded as follows (viz) Beginning on the bank of Cape Fear River and running south 65* west one hundred and sixty one poles to a stake McKays corner thence west sixty two poles to a stake and pointers another of McKays corners thence south one hundred and twenty two poles to another of said McKays corners thence east fifty poles to a pine and pointers another of said McKays corners thence

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south seventy poles to a pine and pointers another of said McKays corners thence south 87* east with said McKays line and Joseph B Thomas line crossing the ferry road to a stake in Joseph B Thomas line one hundred and fifty nine poles thence North two hundred and six poles crossing said road to a lightwood stump and corner of the […] aloted to Alvis Avent Jur thence east thirty nine poles to a pine and pointers close to Henrys Branch and Thomas C Rossers corner as said Rossers line to an with said Branch to a stake and pointers said Rossers other corner thence east sixty two poles crossing said ferry road to a stake and pointers on said Rossers line thence North nineteen poles to a white oak on said Road thence north 54* east along said road seventy four poles to the bank of said river thence up said river to the beginning containing five hundred and nineteen acres more or less to have and to hold the said lands and premises and all and singular the tenements hereditaments woods ways waters mines improvements privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging as in any wise appertaining to him said Yarbrough his heirs executors administrators and assigns to his and their own proper use and the said Avent and wife aforesaid their heirs executors administrators and assigns the premises hereby conveyed shall and will

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warrant and forever defend against the lawful claim or claims of any and all persons whatsoever except the grave yard on the road at the church and one acre around said church.
In testimony whereof the said Avent and wife doth hereunto set their hands and seals the day and date first above written
Glover Avent [seal]
Cornelia Avent [seal]

North Carolina
Chatham County
In the Probate Court
On this the 26th day of January AD 1872
Before me ST Petty Judge of Probate for said county personally appeared Glover Avent and Cornelia A Avent his wife the persons described in and who signed the annexed conveyance and severally acknowledged the due execution thereof, for the purpose therein expressed and thereupon the said Cornelia A Avent being by me privately examined apart from her said husband touching her assent thereto acknowledged that she had executed the same freely and without any fear or compulsion of her said husband and do now assent thereto and hereby relinquishes right of dower in said lands
Thereupon let said deed and this certificate be registered
ST Petty Probate Judge

[Three dollars and fifty cents in stamps]

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