Mecklenburg Co., VA Deed Commrs. to Ephraim Gold 1803
Transcribed and submitted by Patricia Henderson-London 13 January 1999
This deed of Indenture made and entered into by and between John Speed, Nathan
Northington, Stephen P. Pool and Charles Hamilton commissioners and by virtue of a
Decree of the County Court of Mecklenburg of the one part and Ephraim Gold of the
other Part.Witnesseth for and in consideration of the sum of eighty five pounds to the
aforesaid commissioners secured to be paid, hath this day bargained sold alien and
confirmed unto him the said Ephraim Gold his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract
or parcel of land containing eighty five acres to the same more or less and adjoins the
lands of Henry Townes and others and lying on Dan River. It being the same land
mentioned in the aforesaid decree and the same tract of land of which Moore Gold died,
seized of which said decree runs in the following words (to wit)
Mecklenburg March Quarterly Court 1803
Daniel Gold, Ephraim Gold, Pleasant Gold, Elijah Griffin and Mary
His wife, Elisha Griffin and Sarah, his wife. Which said Daniel, Ephraim,
Pleasant, Mary & Sarah are brothers and sisters of the whole blood
John Gold, Josiah Gold, and Milley Gold by their Guardian Thomas Hailey, which said
John, Josiah, and Milley are brothers and sisters of the decedent of the half blood.
Ann Hill and Elizabeth Hill infant children of James Hill and Elizabeth his wife, also
deceased which said Elizabeth was also sister of the half blood of the said decedent by
Thomas Carleton their Guardian. Debts
For the sale of eighty-five acres of land more or less whereof the said decedent died
seized of the intestate and the distribution of the money arising therefrom
On the motion of the Petitioners by their Council and it appearing to the court that the
defendants John, Josiah, and Milley by their guardian aforesaid have been duly
summoned and that on order of Publication has been duly published as to the debts Ann
and Elizabeth by their guardians also aforementioned. It is decreed and ordered that John
Speed, Nathan Northington, Joseph Blank, Lewis Stephen Petty Pool and Charles
Hamblin or any three of them do sell the aforesaid eight five acres of land more or less of
which Decedent Gold died possessed on twelve months credit after advertising the same
a reasonable time and that the said commissioners take bond with good security for the
purchase money payable to themselves and that they also convey the said lands to the
purchaser and make repast thereof to the court in order to a final decree.
John Dortch D Cr.
To have and to hold the aforesaid tract of land unto him the said Ephraim Gold his heirs
and assigns forever and the said Commissioners doth and will forever warrant and defend
the title of the same as Commissioners against themselves and their heirs and all others
persons claiming by through or under them. In testimony we hereunder set our hands and
seals this 16th day of July one thousand eight hundred and three
Signed sealed and acknowledged in presence of
Richard James Joseph Epperson Pleasant Gold
At a court held for Mecklenburg County the 10th day of October 1803. This deed was
insured by the oaths of Joseph Epperson and Pleasant Gold witnesses thereto and at a
court held for the same county the 9th day of April 1804.The said indentures was further
proved by the oath of Richard Jones another witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste William Bashervill Cr. Cur
Mecklenburg Co., VA: Robert Seat Relinquishment to sisters Sara and Elizabeth
Submitted by: Patricia H. London
Mecklenburg County, Virginia Deeds 1779-1786
Deed Book 6 Page 389
I, Robert Seat of Halifax County, hereby certify that I give up all
claims to a tract Of land that was given to my 2 sisters, Sara and
Elizabeth, containing about 383 acres in M (Mecklenburg) on the
north side of Buffalo Creek, as I verily believe it was my Father's
desire that they possess it forever.
Signed July 30.1784-Robert (X his mark) Seat.
Witness James Wilkins, John (I his mark) Sizemore, Daniel Gold,
Ambrose Grigory, William (+ his mark) Vaughn.
"The true intent of the within is to Thomas Hamlin and his heirs and
August 6,1784 Received of Thomas Hamlin, full satisfaction of all
debts, bonds, bills or cost from the beginning of the world to this
Signed: Robert (X his mark) Seat
Witness- Daniel Gold, John Tuck, John (I his mark) Sizemore,
William (+ his mark) Vaughan. Recorded August 9,1784.