Division of the land of JOHN EVERITT and wife MARTHA EVERITT

This indenture made the fifth day of February 1827 between JOHN EVERITT & wife MARTHA of the one part and LEVI LEIGH of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to the said John Everitt and wife Martha in hand paid to the said John Everitt and wife Martha hath bargained sold released enfeoffed conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth bargain sell release enfeoff convey and confirm unto the said Levi Leigh a certain parcel or tract of land lying and being in the County of Pitt on Coneto Creek and bounded as follows beginning at a cypress at Whitmell Hopkins corner in Coneto Creek thence up said creek 52 poles to a pawpaw gum thence sixty two East 193 poles to a small red oak saplin in Nancy Hopkins line thence south four and a half west to a black gum Whitmel Hopkins line to the first Station containing sixty acres more or less which land descended from Arnold Hopkins to Martha Hopkins heir at law to have and to hold to the said Levi Leigh his heirs and assignees forever and we the said John Everitt and wife Martha for ourselves and our heirs executors and administrators do agree covenant to will warrant & defend the title of the said above mentioned land to the said Levi Leigh his heirs executors administrators and assignees against the lawful claim or claims of all persons whatsoever. In testimony whereof we the said John Everitt & Martha hath hereunto set our hands and seals this fifth day of February one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven.

Signed sealed and                            JOHN EVERITT {seal}
Delivered in the presence of           MARTHA EVERITT {seal}
Test:  Jas. S. CLARK
Jno. M. JOHNSON             The above deed was acknowledged into open court 
                                          by the oath of Martha Everitt that she assigned the 
                                          said deed with her free will and recorded this the 
                                          5" February 1827.
                                                   J. CHERRY     J.P.

February Term 1827 Then the above deed from John Everitt & wife Martha was proved in open court in due form of law on oath by John M. Johnson a witness thereto ordered to be registered.

                                                   Attest: Jas. Sheppard, Clk

This is Lot No 4 drawn by Martha Hopkins EVERITT in the Division of the lands of her father Arnold Hopkins 1823 Deed Book CC p243.


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