Peggy, it appears to be the same James Carr that was mentioned in the following transaction in Augusta County about 8 years later (I'll have to check my files later to see if I have anything else on this family)......
Augusta County, Stauntin, VA
Henry Cartmell from James Carr & his wife Mary
March 2, 1768
Deed Book 14, page 155, 156
This Indenture made the second day of march in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & sixty eight, Between James Carr and Mary his wife of the county of Bedford & Colony of Virginia of the one part and Henry Cartmell of the County of Augusta & same Colony of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of sixty Pound current money of Virginia to the said James Carr in hand paid by the said Henry Cartmell at or before the sealing & delivery of these present. The receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledged &therefore doth release, acquit and discharge the said Henry Cartmell his Executors, Administrators by these present they the said James Carr, Mary his wife have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released and confirmed and by these present do grant, bargain, sell, alien, release and confirm unto the said Henry Cartmell in his actual possession now being by Virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made by the said James Carr & Mary his wife for one whole year by Indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these present and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession and his heir one certain tract of Land Containing one hundred twenty acres granted to the said James Carr by sellers patent bearing date the tenth day of September, one thousand seven hundred & sixty seven, Lying and being in Augusta County on Purgatory Creek & bounded as followeth to wit: Beginning at a Black walnut tree on the East side of the creek running thence South Eighty one Degrees West forty four poles crossing the said creek to a Hiccory thence North twenty nine degrees West sixty eight poles to a poplar and a hiccory thence North seventy two Degrees West thirty eight poles to two hiccorys thence North fourteen degrees west one hundred & fifty six poles to a hiccory thence North seventy nine degrees, East eighty eight poles crossing the creek to a white oak thence South seventeen degrees East two hundred and forty six poles to the Beginning and all houses, buildings, orchards, Ways, Waters ways, courses, profits, commodities, heredelaments & appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises hereby granted or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining on the Reversion, Reversions Remainder & Remainders, Rents issues and profits thereof and also all the Estate right tithe interest use tract property claim and demand whatsoever of them the said James Carr or Mary his wife of in and to the said premises & all deeds Evidences writings touching or in any wise concerning the same. To have and To hold the said tract of or parcel of land and all and singular other the premises hereby granted and released and every part & parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Henry Cartmell his heirs and assigns forever. To the only proper use & behalf of him the said Henry Cartmell & of his heirs and assigns forever and the said James Carr and Mary his wife for themselves their heirs Executors and Administrators doth covenant promise & grant to and with the said Henry Cartmell his heirs and assigns by these present that the said James Carr & Mary his wife now at the time of sealing & Delivery of these present is seized of a good sure perfect and indefiable estate of Inheritance in fee simple of and in the premises hereby granted & released and that they have good power and lawful and absolute authority to grant and Convey the same to this said Henry Cartmell in manner and form aforesaid and that the said premises now are and so for everhereafter shall remain and be free and clear of and from all former and other gifts, (rank?) bargains, sales, dower right and title of dower judgements, executions, tithes, troubles, charges and encumbrances whatsoever made done committed or suffered by the said James Carr and Mary his wife or any other person or persons whatsoever the quit rents hereafter to gross due & payable to our sovereign Lord the King his heirs and successors for and in respect of the said premises only accepted and foreprized and lastly that the said James Carr and Mary his wife and their heirs all and singular the premises hereby granted & released with their appurtenances unto the said Henry Cartmell his heirs and assigns against them the said James Carr & his wife and their heirs and all and every other person or persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these present in Witness whereof the said James Carr & Mary his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
James Carr H his mark
Mary Carr F her mark
Sealed and delivered
in the presence of
At a court for Augusta County, March the 15th, 1768, this release indented from James Carr to Henry Cartmell was proved by the (Officers?) John
Buchanan, James Buchanan & Walter Stewart, three of the witnesses.
Thereto and on the motion of the s.2 Cartmell ordered to be recorded.
Test. John Madison
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