Johnson Deeds
Mecklenburg Co., VA

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Submitted by Barabara Eakley

_Deed of trust from Paschal J Penn and William W Johnson to Joseph H
Keeling, and John Goode as trustee


Dated 18 August 1844
Mecklenburg Co VA Deed Book 31:231


This indenture made this ninth day of August 1844 between PASCHAL J PENN
& WILLIAM W JOHNSON, both of Mecklenburg of the first part, JOSEPH H
KEELING of the same county of the second part, and JOHN GOODE also of
the same county of the third part. Witnesseth that whereas the said
Paschal J PENN is justly indebted to the said Joseph H KEELING in the
sum of seventy five dollars and 95 cents and by bond, and whereas the
said William W JOHNSON is justly indebted to the said Joseph H KEELING
in the sum of forty eight dollars and forty cents, and whereas also the
said Paschal J PENN being willing and anxious to secure the aforesaid
Joseph H KEELING the said sum of seventy five dollars & 95 cents, and
whereas also the said William W JOHNSON being willing & anxious to
secure the aforesaid Joseph H KEELING the said sum of forty eight
dollars & forty cents, and also in consideration of the sum of one
dollar in hand paid by the said John GOODE, trustee for the said Joseph
H KEELING, to the said Paschal J PENN & William W JOHNSON and before the
ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged by the said Paschal J PENN and Wliliam W JOHNSON, he the
said Paschal J PENN hath granted bargained and sold and by these
presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the  said John GOODE all his
right, title and interest in two tracts of land lying on Buckhorn Road &
which tracts were purchased for his mother for her life & since her
death now belonging to the children of his mother, & all his the said
Paschal J PENN right, title and interest in the estate of ELIZABETH PENN
Brunswick County, and he the said William W JOHNSON hath granted
bargained and sold & by these presents doth grant bargain & sell unto
the sd (sic) John GOODE all his right, title and interest in the
aforesaid two tracts of land on Buckhorn Road, which right, title &
interest he acquired through his wife who was MARTHA A PENN, and which
two tracts were purchased for TABITHA PENN for and during her life & at
her death belonging to her children. To have and to hold the aforesaid
right, title and interest in the aforesaid tracts of land which Tabitha
PENN had the use and occupancy of have the said Paschal J PENN doth & of
him the said Wm W JOHNSON unto him the said John GOODE, his heirs & etc,
upon the following tracts and contiguous waters, to say, that if the
said Paschal J PENN and William W JOHNSON shall each pay whatever is due
to the sd Joseph H KEELING, to wit, if the said Paschal J PENN shall pay
unto the said Joseph H KEELING the aforesaid sum of seventy five dollars
& 95 cents and if the said Wm W JOHNSON shall pay unto the said Jos H
KEELING the aforesaid sum of forty eight dollars & forty cents, & all
costs in conveying this deed into effect, then this deed shall be void.
Otherwise the said John GOODE shall proceed to sell to the highest
bidder for cash all the rights, title and interest of both of them, the
said Paschal J PENN and William W JOHNSON, the aforesaid two tracts of
land at Mecklenburg courthouse, giving first ten days notice of the time
and place of sale of said property and the proceeds arising from the
sale to pay first all costs and charges in carrying this deed into
effect, in the next place to pay the said Joseph H KEELING, his heirs
etc the aforesaid debts due him. Lastly, if any balance, pay to the said
Paschal J PENN and William W JOHNSON and said Paschal J PENN and Wm W
JOHNSON each for himself doth covenant and agree to and with the said
John GOODE that they the said Paschal J PENN and William W JOHNSON will
warrant & forever defend the title of the aforesaid property unto him
the said John GOODE. In testimony whereof, the parties have hereunto set
their hands & affixed their seals the day and year above written.


Signed and sealed by Paschal J Penn, William W Johnson and Jno Goode.


Mecklenburg County court clerk's office 12th August 1844: The foregoing
deed of trust was this day acknowledged in the clerk's office aforesaid
by William W Johnson and Jno Goode, parties thereto to be their act and
deeds and admitted to record as to them and at a court held for said cty
(sic) on 19th August 1844. The same was acknowledged by Paschal J Penn &
admitted to record.


Acknowledged and delivered to J Goode.

Miscellaneous Johnson Deeds:
John JOHNSON to Terisha JOHNSON
Dated: 17 March 1796
Recorded: 8 August 1796
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 9:118


John JOHNSON of Granville Co NC to Terisha JOHNSON of Mecklenburg Co
VA...L20 current money of VA...56 and 2/3 acres...bounded by Stephen
JOHNSON and  Professor SOMMERVILLE...  


Signed by: John Johnson and Martha (X) Johnson
Witnesses: John Carter, John Newton, Joshua Stephens


MARTHA JOHNSON wife of John Johnson relinquished her dower right
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William JOHNSON to Jacob SHELOR
Dated: 1 June 1796
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 9:149


William JOHNSON of Mecklenburg Co VA to Jacob SHELOR of same...L40
specie... 200 acres on branches of Latons Creek...
bounded by Carter CLARK, Charles HUTCHESON, Thomas BROWDER... William
JOHNSON received the land in July 1785 from Thomas FARRAR...


Signed by: William Johnson
Witnesses: Rich Boyd, Jas Boyd
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John JOHNSON KB to Major BUTLER 
Dated: 29 November 1799
Recorded: 9 December 1799
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 10:133


John JOHNSON KB to Major BUTLER of Mecklenburg Co VA...L300 current
money of VA...427 acres...bounded by Elizabeth JOHNSON, John HENDRICK,
John STEVENS, Kirby LANGFORD, Lucy CUNNINGHAM, Judith HENDRICK, John
NICHOLSON, Mary NICHOLSON...


Signed by: John Johnson
Witnesses: W Bilbo, John Nicholson, Lewis Nicholson
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Stephen JOHNSON to Henry HENDERSON and Claiborn TUCKER
Dated: 13 January1798
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 10:178


Stephen JOHNSON of Chatham Co NC to Henry HENDERSON and Claiborn TUCKER
of Mecklenburg Co VA...L83 VA money...On the waters of Nutbush
Creek...bounded by a stake on the county line, Thomas CARTER, John
JOHNSON, Terisha JOHNSON...


Signed by: Stephen (X) Johnson
Witnesses: Terisha Johnson, John Johnson,Terisha Turner, William Taylor,
M Alexander


LIDY JOHNSON wife of Stephen Johnson
relinquished her dower right
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Caleb JOHNSON to Thomas Greenwood
Dated: 9 September 1800
Recorded: 18 December 1800
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 10:464


Caleb JOHNSON to Thomas GREENWOOD, both of Mecklenburg Co VA...L150
specie...land on both sides of Little Bluestone Creek...bounded by Major
MARSHALL, R PULLIAM, James WILSON, Martin's Road, Sir Payton SKIPWITH...


Signed by: Caleb Johnson
Witnesses: James Hester, Francis Hester, Samuel Hester, Nevin Stewart 
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Woodson V JOHNSON to Samuel DALY
Dated: 21 December 1844
Recorded: 15 January 1845
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 31:358


Woodson V JOHNSON to Samuel Daly, both of Mecklenburg Co VA...$450...260
acres on Miles Creek... bounded by Samuel DALY, Samuel D ROFFE, SAMUEL
ROFFE, Waddy J JACKSON, Wliliam S EUBANK, estate of Robert EVANS,
estate of James INSCOE, Samuel S CROSS...


Signed by: Woodson V Johnson
Witnesses: none
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William W and Martha JOHNSON to David JOHNSON
Dated: 11 February 1845
Recorded: 21 July 1845
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 31:505


William W JOHNSON and his wife Martha A JOHNSON to David JOHNSON, all of
Mecklenburg Co VA...$200 money of the commonwealth...29 1/2 acres where
William W JOHNSON resides...bounded by Mrs SIMMONS, FINDLEY, MIDDLETON's
branch...


Signed by: William W Johnson, Martha A Johnson
Witnesses: Charles (X) Mills Jr, William (X) Mills, Phillip Johnson

Caleb JOHNSON to Nevin STEWART 
Dated: 1 November 1799
Recorded: 13 January 1800
Mecklenburg Co VA DB 10:198


Deed of trust from Caleb JOHNSON of Mecklenburg Co VA to Nevin STEWART
of Lunenburg Co VA and trustees William PETTUS and Francis HESTER of
Mecklenburg Co VA...two bonds totaling $939.94, due 1 July
1800...secured by negroes MOSES, HAGAR, JACK, BOTSWAIN, TOM, GRACE,
MILLY, EDMOND, ISAAC, SILVIA...also secured by 205 acres, bounded by Sir
Peyton SKIPWITH, Thomas SOCKETT, Benjamin RAGLIN, PULLIAM, Major
MARSHALL...


Signed by: Caleb Johnson
Witnesses: Robert Smith, John Gregory, Robert Smith Gregory, Andrew
Gregory, Elijah Gregory  

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Barbara Eakley  ___________