Division of the land of JOSIAH ELLINOR and wife NANCY ELLINOR
PITT COUNTY, NC.

This indenture made and entered into this the sixth day of February one thousand Eight Hundred and thirty seven between Josiah ELLINOR his wife Nancy ELLINOR of the county of Edgecombe and state of North Carolina of the one part and Elisha PORTER of the county of Pitt and state aforesaid of the other part Wittnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of Eighty Two Dollars to we the said Elenor and wife in hand paid by the aforesaid Elisha Porter the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath given granted and sold and by these presents do give grant bargain sell enfeoff & confirm unto him the aforesaid Elisha Porter to him his heirs executors Administrators and assignees one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county of Pitt and on Coneto Creek butted and bounded as follows Beginning at three water oaks thence So 64 No 62 poles to a pine said Porter's other corner thence No 4 East 227 poles to Coneto Creek to three small gums thence up the s'd creek to a black gum the s'd Porter's corner thence So 206 pole with said Porter's line to the first Station containing by estimation fifty three acres be the same more or less To have and to hold unto him the aforesaid Elisha Porter to him and his heirs forever and we the aforesaid Josiah Ellinor and wife Nancy do covenant and agree to and with the aforesaid Elisha Porter him his heirs Executors Admr's & assignees forever to warrant and forever defend the aforesaid described lands against the lawful claim or claims of any and all Persons whatsoever in Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals the day and date above written


Signed sealed & delivered}                                    
JOSIAH ELLINOR {seal}
NANCY ELLINOR {seal}

In presence of us - February Sessions 1837           
 Daniel Hopkins }      then this deed was exhibited into open court 
    J S  Brown }      and acknowledged by Josiah Ellinor to be
                             his act and Deed let it be registered.        
                                 Attest Arch' Parker Clk





Pitt County Court of pleas & Quarter Sessions Febry tenth 1837

The undersigned, two of the Justices of the said court and appointed by said court to take the private examination of the within named Nancy Ellinor, relative to her examination of the within deed proceeded inn open court to examine her she being separate and apart from her Husband when she the said Nancy Ellinor acknowledged and said that she executed the said deed freely and of her own accord, without any control or compulsion from her said husband -----


                                                                M. Dickinson Ch'r
                                                                Arnold Taft

ADDENDUM:

This is Lot No 2 drawn by Nancy HOPKINS ELLINOR when her father Arnold Hopkins died. This same land was later sold by Elisha Porter to Frederick Hopkins.


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