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Deed Book P-220 & 221 TEXT

DEED OF TRUST

DEED BOOK P - PAGES 220, 221, 222 AND 223

HERTFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE

WINTON, NORTH CAROLINA

This Deed made this the 19th day of April 1887, by D. Wiggins and wife L. Wiggins of the town of Hillsboro, Alabama, to Mariah Howell wife of Robert S. Howell of Southampton County, state of Virginia, Wittnesseth: That the said D. Wiggins and wife L. Wiggins for and in consideration of the sum of Eighty five Dollars to them in hand paid by the said Mariah Howell, the receipt-whereof is hereby and acknowledged have bargained, sold, and conveyed and by these presents do bargain, sell, and convey to the said Mariah Howell her heirs and assigns all of their right, title, interest and estate in and to a certain tract of land in Hertford County, North Carolina, adjoining the lands of Gaston Cooper, Ormand Bryant, Chas Whitley, S. D. Winborne and others, containing 100 acres more or less and known as the “Old Wiggins Home Place”. To have and to hold said interest in said (and together with all privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging to the use of her the said Mariah Howell and her heirs forever. And the said D. Wiggins covenants with the said Mariah Howell that he is seized in fee of said interest, which he believes to be five twelfths, that he has a right-to convey the same, that the same is free from all encumbrances, and that he will defend and warrant the title to the said interest against the lawful claims of any all persons whatsoever.

In testimony whereof the said D. Wiggins and wife L. Wiggins have hereto set their hands and seals, this the day and year

first above written. }

signed and delivered } D. Wiggins (SEAL)

in presence of R. A. Neely} L. Wiggins (SEAL)

The State of Alabama }

Lawrence County } I Samuel F. Scott a Notary Republic & ex-officio J. P. in and for the County and State aforesaid do hereby Certify the D. Wiggins whose name is signed to the above conveyance and who is known to me acknowledged before me on this day that being informed of the contents of the conveyance he executed the same voluntarily on the day the same bears date. Given under my hand and seal this the 19th day of April 1887. Saml. F. Scott, Notary

Public & ex officio J. P.

The State of Alabama }

Lawrence County } I Samuel F. Scott a Notary Republic & ex-officio J. P. do hereby Certify that on the 19th day of April 1887, came before me the within named L. Wiggins known to me to be the wife of the within named D. Wiggins who being examined separate and apart from the husband touching her signature to the within conveyance acknowledged that she signed the name of her own free will and accend and with-out-fear, constraint or threats on the part of the husband.

In witness whereof I set my hand and seal this 19th day of April 1887.

(OFFICIAL) Saml. F. Scott, Notary Public

(SEAL ) and ex officio J. P.

North Carolina }

Hertford County } The foregoing certificate of Samuel F. Scott a Notary Public & ex officio J. P. in and for Lawrence County Alabama with his Official Seal attached is adjudged to be correct and sufficient. Let the certificate and this order be registered. This 21st day of June 1887.

Thos D. Boone, Clk, Sup. Court.

Registered June 21st 1887. W. L. Daniel, Register

This Deed made this 20th day of April 1887, by William Wiggins and wife M. L. Wiggins of Montgomery, Alabama to Mariah Howell wife of Robert S. Howell of Southampton County, state of Virginia: That the said Wm Wiggins and wife M. L. Wiggins for and consideration of the sum of eighty five dollars to them in hand paid by said Mariah Howell the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained, sold and conveyed, and by these presents do bargain, sell and convey to said Mariah Howell her heirs and assigns all of their right-title, interest and estate in and to a certain tract of land lying in Hertford County North Carolina, adjoining the lands of Gaston Cooper, Ormand Bryant, Chas Whitley, S. D. Winborne and others, containing one hundred acres more or less and known as the “Old Wiggins Home Place”. To have and to hold said interest in said land together with all privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging to the use of her the said Mariah Howell and her heirs forever. And the said Wm. Wiggins covenants with the said Mariah Howell that he is seized of said interest which he believes to be five twelfths in fee, that he has a right-to convey same, that the same is free from all encumbrances, and that he will warrant and defend the title to same against the lawful claims of any and all persons whatsoever. In testimony whereof the said Wm. Wiggins and wife M. L. Wiggins have hereto set their hands and seals this the day and year first-above written, Signed, Sealed and }

delivered in presence of } W. D. Wiggins (SEAL)

Jno. Randolph, H. H. Mathews} M. L. Wiggins (SEAL)

State of Alabama }

Montgomery County}

Be it known that on this 29th day of April 1887 personally came before me Wm. D. Wiggins and M. L. Wiggins the signers and sealers of the foregoing deed of trust and acknowledged the same to be their free act and deed. And M. L. Wiggins wife of the said Wm. D. Wiggins upon examination by me separate and apart from her husband, acknowledged that she executed the same freely and of her own accord for the purpose and intent therein expressed, and without any fear or compulsion from anyone. In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and official seal this day and year above written.

(OFFICIAL SEAL) F. C. Randolph, Judge of Probate

Montgomery County, Ala.

North Carolina }

Hertford County}

The foregoing certificate of F. C. Randolph, Judge of Probate, Montgomery Co Ala. with his official seal attached is adjudged to be correct and sufficient. Let the Deed with the Certificate and this order be registered. This 21st day of June 1887.

Thos D. Boone, Clk. Sup. Court

Registered June 21st 1887. W.L. Daniel, Register.

 

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