ABIGAIL POE DEED - 1897
Submitted by Quo "Poe" Covington     Posted December 29, 2003 by Myrtle Bridges.



This is a record of deed transaction from my gr. gr. gr. grandmother, Abigail Poe, in 
Cumberland County NC, (African American Family).  Property was sold to her in 1893 from 
Mr. Worth and his wife Fatima.  Abigail was born in 1813 NC.  My grandmother was born on 
a portion of this property in 1905.  The property was located on Worth Street, Fayetteville, NC.


Record of Deeds  Book 103  Cumberland County NC pgs. 244 and 245

P. 244
     This indenture made this the 25th day of May in the year eighteen hundred and ninety seven 
between Abigail Poe of the County of Cumberland and State of North Carolina of the one part and 
Abraham Poe of the County of Cumberland and State of North Carolina of the other part.

     Wherewith:  That the sold part of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of nine 
Dollars, to the said party of the first part in hand paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged 
paid, sold, and surveyed and the said party of the second part h? heirs, and ? , all that tract or 
parcel of land lying in the County of Cumberland and the State of North Carolina bounded as follows via:

Beginning at the southeast corner of the land of Mumford the first ? and conveyed to her by ? Worth and 
wife by deed dated August 8th 1893 ? recored in Book of Deed pags 637 Register of Deeds office of 
Cumberland County to which reference is hereby made and runs ?88 ? with the south line of said tract to a 
stake and fourth the distance between said southeast corner of said tract ? is down one fourth of said 
distance from said southeast corner.  Hence North and East  to a stake in the ? line of said tract to 
the North east corner of same.  Hence with the east line of said tract ot the beginning containing one 
half acre more or less it being the intention of the party of the first part to convey herein and half 
acre consisting of a strip of land of ? width on the eastern side of the above described lot.

p. 245 

And all for the estate, right, title, interest, claim, demand, dower and right of dower om ;aw or equity 
or otherwise howsoever of the said Abigail Poe party of the first part of, is, and to the same and every 
part and parcel thereof.  To have and to hold the same, with the appartessesors there? belonging to them 
the said party of the second part. This ? and assigns forever.  And the said Abigail Poe party of the 
first part, for the consideration  aforesaid do hereby convenant and agree to and with the party of the 
second part, his heirs and assigns to warrant and defend the premises aforesaid to the said party of the 
second part, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns against the claim and entry of all persons 
whatsoever.  And she do hereafter covenant that she is ? of the premises is fee simple and had power to 
convey such an estate by this indenture and had done by the same presents to the said Addie Poe and 
Abraham Poe
     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said party of the first part as hereto set ? bond and real the day and 
your above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of 
W.A. Sinclair
Abigail Poe (marked by her X)
sealed  19 June 1897  JC McKay, J.P.
registered 3rd day of July 1897 by A. McCaskill, Register of Deeds


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