Early Deeds of Interest – Langford, Corn, Davie, Mccay (McKay)


Transcribed by Earl E. Langford
1803 Eli Langford 400a Fm. Macay & Davie
Buncombe (Henderson) County Langford Deeds
Deed Book 636 – 637 Lat 35.212 Lon 82.441

This Indenture made the sixth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and three, between Spruce Macay and William R. Davie of the County
of Rowan in the state of No. Carolina of the one part and Eli Langford of the County
of Buncombe and the State of No. Carolina of the other part, Witnesseth: that the
said Spruce Macay and William R. Davie for and in consideration of the sum of
Two hundred dollars to them in hand paid by the said Eli Langford the receipt whereof
the said Spruce Macay and William R. Davie doth hereby acknowledge hath given
& granted, bargained and sold, aligned and confirmed and by these presents doth give
and grant bargain and sell and confirm unto the said Eli Langford his heirs and
assigns forever. All that tract and parcel of land situate lying and being the county
of Buncombe, formerly Rutherford.
Beginning at two white oaks near the Saluda path, thence South twenty-six east three
hundred and sixty poles to a stake thence South sixty-four west one hundred and
eighty poles to a stake, thence North twenty-six west three hundred and sixty poles
to a stake, thence to the beginning.
Bonded on the South by mountains and also all the woods, ways, waters, and water-
courses and all and every the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise
appertaining and the reversion and reversions, remander and remainders rents,
issues and profits of the aforesaid lands and premises and every part thereof, and all
the estate, right, title, interest claims, property and demand whatsoever of the
S’d Spruce Macay & William R. Davie of in and to the land and premises hereby
granted. To have and to hold the aforesaid land and premises, with the appurtenances
to the said Langford, his heirs and assigns to the proper use and behoof of the said
Eli Langford, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Spruce Macay and William
R. Davie for them and their heirs the aforesaid land and premises and every part thereof
against their and their heirs, against the claim or claims of all and every other person
or persons whatsoever, to the said Eli Langford, his heirs and assigns shall and will
forever warrant and defend by these presents. On witness whereof the said Spruce
Macay and William R. Davie have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals
the day and year first above written.
Sealed and delivered in the presence of Spruce Macay (seal)
State of No. Carolina Se. Jan. 6th 1803 William R. Davie (seal)
The execution of the within was duly acknowledged before me of the judges of the
Superior Court for said State. Let it be registered. Spruce Macay LCG

1809 Eli Langford to John Peter Corn & Adam Corn
Buncombe County Register of Deeds, DB-84/86
Lat 32.441 Lon 82.441
(Transcribed by Earl E. Langford)
(This is the same 400a Eli bought fm Macay & Davie in 1803
State of North Carolina. to all to whom these presents may come. Greetings
This indenture made and done the 5th day of December in the year of our Lord 1809 between Eli Langford of the County of Greenville & State of South Carolina of the one part and John P. Corn and Adam Corn of the County of Buncombe and the State of North Carolina of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Eli Langford for and in consideration of $1000 to him in hand paid by the said John P. Corn and Adam Corn the receipt whereof the said Eli Langford doth hereby acknowledge hath given, granted, bargained, aliened & confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain and sell alien and confirm unto the said John P. Corn and Adam Corn there heirs and assigns forever. All that track and parcel of land and situate lying and being in the county of Buncombe formally Rutherford
Beginning at 2 white oaks near the Saluda Path
Thence S26E 360 poles to a stake (5940’)
Thence S64W 180 poles to a stake (2970’)
Thence N26W 360 poles to a stake (5940’)
Thence back to the beginning (2970’)
Bounded on the South by the Mountains containing 400 acres be the same more or less and also the woods, waters and water ------ and all and every --- appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining and the revision and revisions & remaining reminder and reminders, rents, issues and profits of the aforesaid lands and premises and every other part therof and all the estate rights, titles, interests, claims property and demand whatsoever of the said Eli Langford of ----- to the land and premises hereby granted to have and to hold the aforesaid land & premises with the appurtenances --- to the said John P. Corn and Adam Corn & their heirs and assigns to the proper use & behoof of the said John P. Corn and Adam Corn them & their heirs & assigns forever and the said Eli Langford and his heirs and assigns and against the --- and claims of all and every other person or persons whatsoever to the said John P. Corn and Adam Corn, them and their heirs, assigns shall and will forever ---- and ---- forever defend by these presents in witness whereof the said Eli Langford hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of Eli Langford [seal]
Samuel Murray and Robert Murray Register

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