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From: "Virginia Ewing" <>
Subject: [PERRY-L] Halifax, NC deeds
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 23:44:50 -0500
I typed these up at a library and there may be some typos.
DEEDS OF HALIFAX COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr vol 1
he assigned numbers to the deeds, number in brackets are page where deed is
Deed book 7 121 
Henning Tembte of Nansemond co. Virginia to Edward Reddick and wife
1760. to Margaret. mentions two parcels of land on Deep Creek, one of 200
purchased from JACOB PERRY, the other a Granville grant.
All to daughter Margaret Reddick, daughter.
Deed book 7 163 
Thomas Barrow of Halifax co. to Daniel Triplett of Halifax co, 1760, 250
wit: LEWIS PERR...?
Deed book 7 247 
JOHN PERRY of Halifax co, NC to Drewry King of same, 7 Feb 1760.
8 lbs 16 shillings. 111 Acres joining Henry Haws , Great Creek, Jos. Jno.
ELIZABETH wife of JNO. PERRY relinquished her right of dower
signed JOHN PERRY, ELIZABETH PERRY
wit: J.E. EZELL, Burril King, Mar ct 1761.
deed book 7 406 
John PARRY of Halifax co. to William Green of same. 15 Sept 1761. 100 acres
south side of Jack Horse Run,
Bradford, Thos. Hill, Thos. Thrower, Jefferson's Branch.
wit Joel Lane, Thomas Marshall
deed book 8 506 
John Mallard and Margaret his wife to Robt. Rickman, 21 Feb 1761. 6 pounds
money. 307 acres which had been a Granville Grant to said Mallard on the
Stone House and Butterwood creeks, joining ...Curles,
sg. John Mallard and Margaret Mallard
wit. Thos. Person, JOSPEH PERRY Mar court 1762
deed book 8 631 
Granville Grant to JOHN PERRY of Granville co. 1 Aug 1762. 138 Acres
Benjamin Dickens, Arthur Croker, John Alsobrook.
Thos Child for Granville wit: W. Churton, Jos Montfort Jan ct 1763
deed book 8 644 
Arthur Crocker of Halifax co. to ‘my well beloved friend’ JOHN PERRY of
Aug 1762 16 acres which was part of 640 acres patented to James Cotton 4 Jun
then 5 acres which was part of a patent of 600 acres to James Smith, joining
John Alsobrook, Crocker. wit. John Scott, Micajah Parker Jan ct 1763
deed book 8 672 
John Bass of Halifax co. to Lewis Strudivant of same 17 Sept 1762. 250
acres east side
of Cowhall Swamp joining Jacob Daniels, John Young, John Bass.
wit. PHILIP PERRY
deed book 8 679 
John PERRY of Halifax to BATTS [RAWLES] PERRY of same. 21 Dec 1762. 30 lbs
Virginia money 159 acres on east side of Fishing Creek in 3 tracts. 16
acres which was
part of 640 acres patented to Jas. Cotton 4 Jun 1741, joining Cotton, John
Croaker; 5 acres, part of 500 acres patented to Jas. Smith; 138 acres which
was part of a
Granville Grant to said John PERRY 1 Aug 1762, joining Benja. Dickens,
Crooker, John Alsobrook,
sign: John PERRY wit: Jno. Scott, Richard Merritt Apr ct 1763
deed book 8 682 
RAWLS PERRY of Halifax co. to John Alsobrook, 18 Apr 1763. 25 pounds
money. 159 acres which was part of 3 surveys of land. First of a patent to
4 Jun 1761; second a patent to James Smith for 600 acres; third, a Granville
grant of 138
acres to JNO. PERRY 1 Aug 1762; joining Jno. Alsobrook, Crocker, Benjamin
Arthur Crocker, RAWLS PERRY witnesses omitted
deed book 9 929 
Elisha Yates of Halifax co. to Samuel Walker of same Feb 1764.
80 acres, part of a patent to William Whitehead, north side of Beech Swamp
JAMES PERRY, RAWLS, Elisha Yates
wit. Xpher Haynes, Wm. Waller Oct ct 1764
deed book 9 969 
John Yates of Halifax co. to John Bass of same 15 Jan 1765. 80 acres north
Beech Swamp, part of patent to William Whitehead, 18 Feb 1737, joining JAMES
PERRY, Samuel Waller, John Yates.
wit. PHILIP PERRY, Sam Brittain, John Bandy Apr ct. 1765
deed book 9
John PERRY and BETTY, his wife, of Halifax co. to Charles James of same. 22
1765. 60 lbs of Virginia money. 210 acres joining John Mills, James
King, Haws. wit. James Taylor, William Carter
deed book 9 984 
Thomas Alsobroke of Halifax co. to Richard Merrit of same. 1 April 1765.
Virginia money. 70 acres of a proprietary grant to Thomas Alsobroke 1760.
Cowhall Swamp, wit. John Bass PHILIP PERRY Apr ct 1765
deed book 9 1127 
John Moor planter of Halifax co. to Richard Merritt planter of same. Aug
100 Acres which JAMES PEARRY had patented 20 Sept 1741, joining Mathew
Mr. Cotten, Cow Branch, Beech Swamp.
wit Samuel Walter, James Throughton Oct ct. 1766
deed book 10 1494 
JAMES PERRY of Halifax co. to John Bass of same. 19 Nov 1769. 16 lbs VA
100 acres, part of land patented by Wm. Whitehead 15 Feb 1737, north side of
Swamp, joining Richd. Merritt, wit. Wm. Edwards, Molly Anderson, Richd.
deed book 11 1564 
Saml. Waller and Mary his wife of Halifax co. to William Champion of same.
14 Mr 1770, 160 acres part of patent to William Whitehead 18 Feb 1737 north
Beech Swam joining JAS. PERRY, John Bass, William Roleser, Beech Swamp.
wit: PHILIP PERRY, John Bass,David Holloway Aug ct. 1770
deed book 11 1565 ]154]
John Rawls of Edgecome Co. to West Wilkins of Same. 26 Jan 1770, 20
money. 100 acres part of patent to William Whitehead 10 Feb 1737, joining
Branch, Edward Brantley, Wm. Whitehead.
wit. PHILIP PERRY, Absolom Merrit, Winifred Rawls. Aug ct 1770
deed book 9 963 [165 ]
Thomas Talton of Halifax co. to William Turner of same. 1 May 1764
92 acres which was part of Granville grant to said Thomas Talton on north
side of Beech
Swamp, joining John Grice, Sanders, William Turner [formerly Matthew McCawly
Irby, wit. Edwin Turner, Moses Stricklin, John Grice, Jan ct 1765
deed book 9 1017 
Reuben Rozar of Halifax co to Thomas Duglin Irby of Brunswick co. Virginia
16 Feb 1765, 135 acres joining David Rozar, Ogilvie, David Rozr Sr, Danby.
wit. RICHARD ASHLEY, David Gill, Basato Johnson Jul ct 1765
DEEDS OF HALIFAX COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr vol 2
deed book 13 425 
Elisha Hunter to Dinatious Dinkings, 30 Dec 1774. 350 acres joining Little
Creek, Hawtree Creek, James Mathaw, Captain Brinkley, James Mathis, Elisha
wit: GRAY ANDREWS, Mathew Thomas Aug ct. 1775
deed book 12 24 
John Bass of Halifax co. to Phillip Perry of same. 29 Jun 1771, 100 acres,
part of patent
to William Whitehead 15 Feb 1737, north side of Beech Swamp, joining Richard
wit. Richard Merritt, Charity Edwards, Mary Merrit Aug ct. 1771
deed book 12 75 
John Mills of Halifax co to son Simon Mills, 150 acres patented by John
Mills 22 Mar
1749, north side of Great Creek, Joining Rackoon Branch, Abraham Johnston,
PERRY, Robert Chappel wit. Mary Mills Feb ct 1772
deed book 12 101 
John Alsobrook of Halifax co to son Drewry Alsobrook of same. 11 Nov 1771,
purchased from Thomas Barrow. also part of land purchased from RAWLES PERRY
joining Crooked Branch, Rawls Perry, Arthur Crocker
wit Amos Alsobrook, Mailla Cotten, Robert Cotten Feb ct 1772
deed book 12 123 
PHILIP PERRY and wife ANN of Halifax co. to Richard Merritt of same 9 Mar
100 acres part of patent to William Whitehead 15 Feb 1737, north side of
joining Richard Merrit wit. John Bass, Lucy Good, Samuel Wills May court
deed book 12 125 
John Alsobrook and wife Elizabeth of Halifax co to Arthur Crocker of same.
1771. part of land John PERRY acquired from Arthur Crocker and part of
Grant to PERRY on north side of Fishing Creek, joining Drewry Alsobrook.
Cotton, Wm. Clann, Drewery Crocker. May ct 1772
deed book 13 284 
Jiles Carter to Charles Carter 6 Apr 1774 100 acres adjoining JOSEPH
Roper, Mills, sg. Jiles Carter, Jr. wit Thomas Eaton, William Carter, May
deed book 13 375 
William Hulm of Northampton co and Thomas Clerk and wife Sarah of Halifax
co., as ex
of Betty Willis Tucker dec’d to Lewis Winson/Wmson? of Northampton co 14
1770, 200 acres, part of 379 acres acquired by Edward Good 5 Jun 1760
Brach, Edward Good, Great Creek, Haws, wit. William Pike, William Martin,
PERRY, Wm.Carter, William Ais Feb court 1775
deed book 13 379 
George Dyer of Halifax, co Virginia to Solomon Hawkins of Halifax co. 9 Jan
100 Acres joining John Reynolds,James Smith Yancey. wit. Peter Brown, JAMES
PERRY, David Gill Feb ct 1775
deed book 14 867 
John Thornton Perry of Halifax co to Isteph Matthews of same. 21 Dec 1779,
joining John Roper, Charles Carter, Abraham Johnson, Swayback Branch,
wit. William Good, Edward Good May court 1780
deed book 15 1129 
Isteph Matthews of Halifax co. to Abraham Johnston of same 4 Feb 1783 100
joining John PERRY, Charles Carter, Willis Alston, Back Branch. wit. John
Lewis Johnston Aug court 1783
listowner: Perry, Gober, Ashley, MSWILKIN[son. co. MS]
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