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This Indenture made the thirteenth day of October 1786 BETWEEN Thomas Proctor, Senior, of the County of Brunswick
and State of Virginia of the one part and Thomas More of the County of Dinwiddie and State aforesaid on the other part . . .
for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and seventy six pounds eight shillings . . . doth grant bargain and sell alien
release and confirm unto the said Thomas More . . . one Certain Tract of Land whereon Thomas Proctor, Senior, now lives
situate lying and being in Brunswick County on the fork of the middle creek and gum branch and bounded as followeth to wit
BEGINNING at a small black gum where Sadler's line crosses the gum branch, thence down the gum branch to the mouth
and thence up the middle creek to a corner red oak on the said Creek, thence South eighty seven degrees east fourteen poles
to a corner hickory joining Thomas Edmunds's line, thence north twenty six degrees West fifty six poles to a Spanish oak on
the said Creek, thence up the said creek to a corner maple joining the Sadler's line, thence along the said line north seventy
four degrees West ninety poles to a corner Spanish oak on Sadler's line, thence South twelve and half degrees West forty
four poles to red oak, thence North eighty three West twelve to a corner pine, thence by Sadler's line South sixty six degrees
West eighty eight poles to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Thomas Proctor (his mark) and witnessed by Joseph Browder,
Jeremiah Hicks and George Vaughan. Brunswick County Court 22d January 1787. This Deed was proved by the oaths of
Joseph Browder, Jeremiah Hicks, and George Vaughan, witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 14, page
"Will of Jeremiah Hix (Hicks)" Brunswick County, VA, dated 27 Mar, 1810 and proved 27 Aug 1810. Will Bk 7, p. 426.
(Abstract) To son Jordon Hix 1 dollar also I lend to him & [his] wife Lucy his house with acres of land adjoining Griffin Stith's line during whatever space of time they may chuse to live thereon, and no longer; to son Archie Hix 1 dollar; to wife Susannah during her natural life, residueof my land and plantation; also my stock of all kinds, household and kitchen furnture of every kind hoping that my daughers may live with her if they chuse, at death of my wife Susannah .... I gve to my children Joyce Hicks [notice the spelling] and Susannah Hix, Nancy Hix, Lucy Hix, Sally Hix, Besty Hix & Jesse Hix; also the land lent to Jordan Hix & wife, at their death or removal from same, if if any of my children should die before their mother without marring the equal division between those that survive.
Wife Susannah & frien Featherstone Sadlerm Exexs.
witness: Edmund Eldridge, Robert Lucy, Miles Williams
Deed of Sale to Jeremiah Hicks of Brunswick County, VA, from Thomas Proctor, Sr. of Brunswick County, .... 98 acres in Brunswick County, adjoining Brutner [Buckner] Stith, Henry Saddler, Featherstone Sadler date 16 Feb 1779, rec's 23 Aug 1779 deed Bk 13, p. 336.
From Albemarle Parish Register, Surry & Sussex Counties;
Littleberry, son of Jerimah Hicks, born 2 Jan 1770, baptised 15 Apr 1770.
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