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Shem Cooke Deeds to William Cooke land in Franklin Co. NC(1804) Receive US


This indenture made the sixth March within the yr of Lord
one thousand eight hundred and 4 Between Shem Cooke
of the county of Granville and State of N. Carolina of the
one half and William Cooke of the county of Franklin and
State aforesaid fo the opposite half.  Witnesseth that for and
In consideration of the sum of 100 and fifty kilos
Present cash of Virginia by the identical William Cooke to
the stated Shem Cooke in hand paid, the receipt whereof
is hereby totally acknowledged the stated Shem Cooke
hath bargained  & bought. by these presence doth grant
cut price & promote unto the stated William Cooke his heirs
& assignees a sure piece or parcel of land mendacity &
being within the county of Franklin aforesaid on the south 
Facet of Tar River, Starting at a Seaside on the
River financial institution operating South 206 pole alongside Davis’s
line thence East 206 poles then North 45 levels
West alongside Bennetts line to the start Containing
by estimation 131 acres be the identical kind of to
have & to carry the aforesaid 131 acres with the apper-
tenances & enhancements thereunto belonging to him the 
stated William Cooke his inheritor & assignees ceaselessly & the stated
Shem Cooke his heirs and assignees doth hereby
agree with the stated William Cooke that the Stated William
his heirs and assignees wall ceaselessly hereafter presumably
occupy and possess the aforesaid granted premises free
from all incumbrances in any respect and the stated Shem Cooke 

doth ablige himself and his heirs and assignees defend the aforesaid 

granted lands & guarantees to him the stated Will-

iam Cooke his heirs and assignees ceaselessly in opposition to the claims 

of  all individuals in any respect in witness the place of the 

stated Shem Cooke hath hereunto set his hand
and seal the day and yr above written
Signed Sealed & Delivered    Shem Cooke (Seal)

In presence of
J. Knights                 Jureat
Joseph Jenkins

Franklin County  Sept Session 1804

The inside Deed was exhibited in open

courtroom and duly proved by the oaths of

Jonathan Knight and on movement ordered 

to be recorded

Check                            G. Hill J C C

The foregoing Deed is really

registered   Check           Jer Perry P.R.

“North Carolina Deed data or actual property conveyances, 1779-1951, and index, grantor and grantee, 1776-1949,” entry for Shem Cooke to William Prepare dinner, 6 March 1804, digital picture, 155 of 797, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 January 2024); Franklin County, North Carolina, Register of Deeds, “Deed E-book, v. 12-15 1783-1811,” 12:109; FHL microfilm 427052.

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