Friday, September 16, 2005

Robert H Hester to Thomas Phelps Sr.-- Land Deed

Robert H. Hester to Thomas Phelps Sr.

Person County, North Carolina

Land Deed April 8th 1837

Deed Book N Page 407

This Indenture made and entered into this the 8th day of April in the year of

our Lord one thousand eight hundred thirty seven. Between Robert H. Hester of

the County of Person and State of North Carolina of the One part and Thomas

Phelps Sr. of the County and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that

the said Robert H. Hester for and in consideration of the Sum of One hundred

thirty five dollars 62 cents to him in hand paid by the said Phelps at or before

the Sealing and Delivering of these presents hath given granted bargained and

sold aliened released in fee ____ and confirmed and by these presents doth give

grant bargain and sell alien release infer off and Confirm unto the said Thomas

Phelps a certain tract or parcel of Land, Situate lying and being in the County

and State aforesaid on the waters of the Double Creeks of Hyco and bounded as


Beginning at an Ash running thence North Seventeen chains and sixty links along

Lawrence Gray’s line to Pointers, thence along the division line which is Robert

H. Hester’s line, thence West forty six chains and fifty links to Pointers,

Thence up said as it meanders to a White Oak on the West side, thence West on

Elg. Jones line seventeen chains twenty five links to blazed Pointers, thence

South along said Phelps line twenty four chains and 80 links to a Red Oak Stump,

thence East on yet his line forty two chains and fifty links to a White Oak,

thence North on Jno. Phelps twenty chains and thirty links to a Maple, thence

East yet his line thirty chains and fifty links to the beginning. Containing by

Estimation One hundred Eighty four and ½ acres be the same more or less to have

and to hold the aforesaid bargained & sold premises.

With all and singular the Appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise

ascertaining unto the only proper use benefit & behoof of him the said Phelps

his heirs Executors and Administrators forever. That the said Robert H. Hester

hath fore power and legal authority to Convey the aforesaid tract of land in

manner & form as aforesaid and that by these presents he doth hereby Convey the

same unto him the said Thomas Phelps Sr., his heirs Executors and Admin, Forever

to and from all lawful Claim or Claims whatsoever.

Robert H. Hester {Seal}

Signed Sealed and Delivered

In the presence of:

Nathan Oakley

Wm. Evans

P.M. McMurray

State of North Carolina Person County

Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions March Term 1838

The Execution of the foregoing deed was duly proven in Open Court by the oath of

P. M. McMurray and ordered to be registered.

Chas. Mason Clk.

Transcribed By: Latham Mark Phelps 2004

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