Division of the land of ELISHA PORTER
PITT COUNTY, NC.

This indenture made on the 10&qout; day of April in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight hundred and forty four between ELISHA PORTER of the County of Pitt and State of North Carolina on the one part and FREDERICK HOPKINS of the County of Edgecombe and the state aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Elisha Porter for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and Twenty five dollars to him in hand paid by the said Frederick Hopkins the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained sold conveyed aliened and confirmed unto the said Frederick Hopkins his heirs and assignees a certain tract or parcel of land in the County of Pitt and state of North Carolina Situate on the waters of Great Conetoe Creek adjoining the said Frederick Hopkins. Bounded as follows beginning at a black gum in the run of Conetoe Creek a corner, formerly WILLIAM STANCILLS corner thence with and down the run of said creek to Frederick Hopkins corner thence with his line South two hundred & six poles (206) to his other corner a water oak in the said Elisha Porters line formerly William Stancills line thence North 54 East to a pine and dogwood formerly Stancills corner thence with an agreed line to the beginning Containing by estimation fifty one & a half acres be the same more or less . To have and to hold the said and premises with all the privileges and appertuances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining to him the said Frederick Hopkins his heirs and assignees to his and their own proper use and behoof in fee simple forever-and the said Elisha Porter and his heirs all and single in the premises hereby conveyed to the said Frederick Hopkins his heirs and assignees shall and will warrant and forever defend from the lawful claim or claims of any and all persons whatsoever. In testimony whereof the said Elisha Porter doth hereunto set his hand and seal the date first above written.
Signed sealed and delivered
ELISHA PORTER {seal}


In the presence of
J Stancill &                August Sessions 1844
Thomas C. Hopkins         Then this deed was exhibited into open court 
                                   and proved in due form of law by the oath of 
                                   Jesse Stancill a suscribing witness thereto let 
                                   it be registered
                                           Attest  Archibald Parker





ADDENDUM

This is Lot No 1 drawn by TABITHA HOPKINS in the Division of the lands of her father ARNOLD HOPKINS in 1823.
When did she and/or her husband Roderick C. VICK sell this tract of land?
See Deed Book KK page 58,
Porter to Hopkins 1837.



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