Amelia County Deed Book 11 Page 144
This indenture made this twenty seventh day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty nine between Henry Yarborough of the County of Buckingham of the one part and Major Brumfield of the County of Amelia of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of forty pounds current money of Virginia to be paid in hand to the said Henry Yarborough and his heirs the receipt whereof he the said Henry Yarborough and his heirs hath bargained and sold and by these present doth bargain sell confirm and forever make over unto the aforesaid Major Brumfield and his heirs forever one certain Tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres more or less situate and being in the County of Amelia lying on the Branches of Sandy Creek bounded as follows beginning at a corner White Oak at William Farley’s line, thence along Seays line to the head of the Spring Branch, thence along Sowel’s line down the said Branch as it meanders to Sandy Creek, thence along Holt’s (could be Hall) line up Sandy Creek as it meanders to Forster’s line thence along Forsters line to Jarrett Johnson’s line, thence along Johnson’s line to Farley line, thence along Farley’s line to the Beginning. To have and to hold to possess and enjoy the said land and premises in fee simple and all the appurtenances there unto belonging and he the said Henry Yarborough and his Heirs forever the said land and premises to the said Major Brumfield and his Heirs forever doth warrant and defend from the claim of any person or persons whomsoever to the said Major Brumfield and his Heirs. In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year above written.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of William Pillow, Gerrard Johnson and Peter Farley Signed Henry L Yarborough
Memo that on the twenty seventh day of November 1769 peaceable and quiet possession of the within land and premises were given by the within named Henry Yarborough to the within mentioned Henry Brumfield (I believed that this was in error and should have said Major. Maybe there is a chance that his name was Major Henry Brumfield. I don’t know. Signed Henry L. Yarborough his mark in presence of William Pillow, Gerrard Johnson and Peter Farly.
At Court held for Amelia County the 22nd Day of March 1770 this indenture and the memorandum thereon endorsed were proved by the solemn affirmation of Gerrard Johnson a Quaker and the oath of Peter Farley two of the Witnesses thereto and at another court held for the said county the 28th day of June following the same was fully proved by the oath of William Pillow another witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.
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