Submitted by Kathy Turner December 30, 2010
Mecklenburg Co., VA Deed Bk 5, pp. 380-381:
Toone to Pritchett: This Indenture made this eighth day of February one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine between Lewis Toone and Elizabeth his wife of the County of Mecklenburg of the one part and Thomas Pritchett of the same County of the other part Witnesseth that the said Lewis Toone and Elizabeth his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said Thomas Pritchett the receipt whereof the said Lewis Toone & Elizabeth his wife doth hereby acknowledge hath given granted bargained sold aliened (sic) released enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain sell alien release enfeoff and confirm unto the said Thomas Pritchett his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres be the same more or less bounded as followeth adjoining Tignal Jones Junr. Fed (sic) Macklin and Richard Swepson Senr. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land granted bargained and sold premises with every of its rights members and appurtenances unto the said Thomas Pritchett his heirs heirs (sic) and assigns forever and the said Lewis Toone and Elizabeth his wife doth agree for themselves their heirs executors administrators to warrant and forever defend the said granted bargained and sold lands and premises with every of its rights privileges & appurtenances unto the said Thomas Pritchett his heirs and assigns forever against them the said Lewis Toone and Elizabeth his wife and their heirs and against the claim of all and every other person or persons whatsoever In witness whereof the said Lewis Toone and Elizabeth his wife hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
signed sealed & delivered Lewis Toone (his mark) (seal)
in presence of…..
At a Court held for Mecklenburg County the 8th day of February 1779 This Indenture was acknowledged by Lewis Toone a party thereto and ordered to be recorded. Teste
Ex'd. John Brown Ct. Clerk