State of Tennessee
County of Campbell
DEED

 

Deed Book: 1806-1810
Page(s): 11-19
Date: 29 Sept 1805
Submitted by: Misty Smith
Grantor(s): Walter Alvis Gavin Alvis
Grantee(s): William Norwood
Witness(es): H. Watters Jno. Street
Neighbors:

This indenture made this 29th day of Sept. in the year of out Lord, 1805, between Walter Alvis and Gavin Alvis, of this State of North Carolina and County of Orange, Executors of James Hogg, late of sd. County of the one part, and William Norwood, of the said State and County, of the other part.

Witnesseth: that the said Walter Alvis and Gavin Alvis, Executors aforesaid, by virtue of the authority vested in them, by the lat Will and Testament of the said James Hoff for and in consideration of the sum of Tow Thousand Five Hundred Dollars, to them in hand paid, by the said William Norwood, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby fully acknowledged, have granted, bargained and soled, aliened, convey and confirm unto the said William Norwood, his heirs and assigns, forever, all the following lands and parcels of land lying in the State of Tennessee, within the grant from the State of North Carolina to Richard Henderson and Company, and situated in the County of Anderson and Claiborne, in Powells Valley and on Powells & Clinch Rivers, being the three eights undivided shares or parts of which the said James Hogg died possessed, and situated in the Lots H. No. 1 P No 2 in that part of the Grant commonly called the Powells Va! lley Survey and on Lots A No. 1 and C. No 2 in that part of the grant commonly called the 12-1/2 miles square of Clinch Survey which Lots were allotted and set apart to the said James Hogg in the partition of the said Grant among the original copartners and conveyed and confirmed to him in this Deed of Partition dated at Williamsborough on the 8th day of August 1797, the particular situation of the said undivided three eights parts or shares of said lots being as follows: that is to day, The lower half of Lot H. containing by estimation 3250 acres, more of less. Also that part of said Lot designated as Hoff and Day which lies between Davis Creek and Cumberland Mountain contained by estimation (362) acres more of less. Also the upper half of Lot P containing by estimation 3250 acres, more or less. Also in Lot A. in the Clinch Survey the lower half containing by estimation 2687-1/2 acres, more or less. Also the upper half of Lot C in the same survey containing by estimation 26! 87-1/2 acres, more of less. Also that part of the said lots designated as Hoggs and Days which lies Northwardly of the lone Mountain containing about 100 acres, more or less, excepting from the above mentioned lots as follows: Vix: Three hundred and fourteen acres, more or less, in Lot C formerly sold by the said James Hogg Vs. William Cobb, excepting also the following tracts sold by Walter Alvis on account of the estate of the said James Hogg, VVL to Solomon Masingale, in Lots A 167 acres, more of less, to Abraham Jones in the said Lot A 500 acres, more or less, (13) to Abraham Jones in the said Lot A. 500 acres more or less, to John Sharp 200 acres, more or less, in Hogg and Days part of Lot C. to John Ridenour 150 acres, more or less, in said Lot C. to John Crowely 150 acres, more or less in Lot H. and to John M. Lay and Michael Reel 100 acres, more or less also in Hogg & Days part of said Lot H. excepting also an undivided share of said lands belonging to George Hooper ! Esquire, of Wilmington, being forty one forty eights parts of one fourth part of each of the aforesaid lots.

To Have and To Hold the above bargained lands and parcels of land, with all their appurtenances to him the said William Norwood, his heirs and assigns forever, to the only use and behalf of the said William Norwood his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Walter Alvis and Gavin Alvis, executors aforesaid, for themselves, their heirs executors and administrators, for hereby convenent and agree to and with the said William Norwood, his heirs and assigns, that they the said Walter Alvis and Gavin Alvis, executors aforesaid, shall and will warrant and defend the above bargained lands and parcel of land with their appurtenances, against the lawful claims of all persons whatever claiming by from or order the said James Hogg, his heirs or any of them, to the sd William Norwood, his heirs and assigns forever.

In Witness Whereof the said Walter Alvis & Gavin Alvis, executors aforesaid, shall and will warrant and defend the above bargained lands & parcels of lands, with their appurtenances, against the lawful claims of all persons whatever claiming by, from or under the said James Hogg, of his heirs or any of them to the said James Hogg or his Heirs or any of the to the said William Norwood, his heirs and assigns forever.

In Witness Whereof the said Walter Alvis and Gavin Alvis, Executors aforesaid, have hereunto set their hand and affixed their seals the day and year first written.

Signed, sealed & delivered in the
Presence of:
Walter Alvis (Seal)
Gavin Alvis (Seal)

H. Watters
Jno. Street.

State of North Carolina

     Be it known that at a Superior Count of Law began and held for the District of Hillsborough in the County of Orange, and State aforesaid, personally appeared in open court Henry Watters, on of the subscribing witnesses to the execution of the within deed, who being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he saw the said deed signed, sealed and delivered by Walter Alvis and Gavin Alvis, therein names, as their act and deed, and on motion the court ordered the said probate to be certified. In Testimony Whereof I, Samuel Benton, Clerk of the said Court, do hereunto set my hands and affix the seal of the said court this 14th day of October 1806.

S. Benton

State of North Carolina )
Hillsborough District                ( I, John Hall, one of the Judges of the Superior Court of Law and Courts, of Law and Courts, of Equity, in and for the State of North Carolina, do hereby certify that Samuel Benton, who hath attested the foregoing certificate, is Clark of the Superior Court of the District of Hillsborough aforesaid, that his attestation is in due form and entitled to full faith and credit. Given under my hand this 14th day of October 1806.

Jno. Hall, J.J. C.L.C.

State of Tennessee )
Campbell County                ( June Session 1807. The within deed from Walter Alvis & Gavin Alvis, Executors of James Hogg, Deceased, to William Norwood, Esqr. For 4514 acres of land were produced in open court with the necessary proofs, and certificates and ordered to be registered.

Test:
James Grant, C.C.C

           This Indenture made this 14th day of October, on Thousand Eight Hundred & Six, between William Norwood of Orange County, in the State of North Carolina, of the one part, and Walter Alvis, of the Said County and State, of the other part. Witnesseth that the said William Norwood, for and in consideration of the sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars to him in hand paid by the dais Walter Alvis, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is herby fully acknowledged, hath granted, bargained & sold, aliened, conveyed and confirmed, and by these present doth etc etc. - - - -
      Unto the said Walter Alvis, his heirs and assigns forever. All the following lands and parcels of land lying in the Stat of Tennessee within the grant from the State of North Carolina to Richard Henderson & Company and situated in the Counties of Anderson and Claiborne in Powells Valley and on Powells and Clinch Rivers, being the three eights undivided shares or parts of which James Hogg died possessed and situated in the Lots H. No, 1 P. No2. in that part of the grant commonly call the Powells Valley Survey, and in Lots A No.1 and C. No2 in that part of the grant commonly called the 12-1/2miles square or Clinch Survey and confirmed to him in their Deed of Partition at Williamsborough on the 8th day of August 1797, the particular situation of the said undivided three eights parts or shares of said lots being as follows, that is to say,
     The lower half of Lot H. containing by estimation three thousand two hundred & fifty acres (3250) more of less. Also that part of said Lot designated as Hogg & Days, which lies between Davis Creek and Cumberland Mountain, containing estimation 362 acres, more or less. Also the upper half Lot P containing by estimation 3250 acres, more or less. Also in lot A in the Clinch Survey the lower half containing by estimation two thousand six hundred and eighty seven and a half (2687-7/2) acres, more or less, also the upper half of Lot C. in the same survey, containing by estimation two thousand six hundred and eighty seven and a half (2681-1/2) acres, more or less. Also that part of Lot C. formerly sold by the sd. James Hogg to William Cobb, excepting also the following tracts sold by Walter Alvis on account of the estate of the said James Hogg to William Cobb, excepting also the following tracts sold by Walter Alvis on account of the estate of the said James Hogg, Viz: to Solom! on Masingale 187 acres, more or less in Lot A. to John Sharp 200 acres, more or less, in Hogg and Days part of Lot C/ to John Ridenour 150 acres, more or less, in said Lot C. to John Crowely, 150 acres more or less in Lot H. to John Townsend, 100 acres, more or less in Hogg & Days part of Lot H. and to John McLary & Michael Reel 100 acres more or less. Also in Hogg and Days part of said Lot H. excepting also an undivided share of said lands belonging to George Hooper, Esqr. Of Wilmington, being forty one forty eighth parts of one fourth part of each of the aforesaid Lots. To Have and to Hold the above bargained lands and parcels of land with all their appurtenances, against the lawful claim of all persons whatever claiming by, from or under the said William Norwood, or his heirs, to the said Walter Alvis, his heirs and assigns, in as full and ample a manner as the same were conveyed by the executors of James Hogg aforesaid to the said William Norwood.

In witness where of the said William Norwood hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day and year first above written.

Wm. Norwood (seal)

Signed, sealed & delivered in the presence of:
Rich'd Henderson
Delk Cameron
State of North Carolina.

Be it known that at the Superior Court of Law begun and held for the District of Hillsborough in the County of Orange and State aforesaid, on Monday the 6th day of October, 1806, personally appeared in court Duncan Cameron, on of the subscribing witnesses to the execution of the within deed, who being duly sown, deposeth and saith that he saw the (19) said deed signed, sealed and delivered by William Norwood, there in names as his act and deed and on motion, the court ordered the said probate to be certified.

In Testimony Whereof I, Samuel Benton, Clerk of the said Court, do hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said court this 14th day of October 1806.

S. Benton

State of North Carolina )
Hillsborough District.           ( I, John Hall, one of the Judges of the Superior Court of Law and Courts of Equity in and for the State of North Carolina, do hereby certify the Samuel Benton who hath attested this foregoing certificate is Clerk of the Superior Court of the District of Hillsborough aforesaid, that his attestation is in due from and entitled to full faith and credit.
Given under my hand this 14th day of October1806.

Jno. Hall, J.J.C.L.L

State of Tennessee )
Campbell County )           June Session 1807.

The within deed from William Norwood to Walter Alvis for four thousand five hundred and fourteen acres of land was produced in open court with the necessary proof and certificates and ordered to be registered.

Test: James Grant, Clk. C.C.

State of Tennessee, Campbell County. February 6th, 1808.
A True Copy.
Test: Daniel White, R.C.C.

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