SANDERS, ABRAHAM – Deed Abstracts (contributed by Bob Stokley)
Abraham Sanders Deed Abstracts–Perquimans County
Book B, No. 85: James Thigpen, Jun. for £50 pd. by Abraham Sanders, assigns Right to Land. April 10, 1721. Test’ Samuel Philips, Rich’d Leary.
No. 159: Abraham Sanders of Perq. for £60 pd by Benjamin Sanders , of afore’ sold 100a on S.W. side of the “narrows” of Perq.
River, & Cypress swamp, at the mouth of “Chinquepin Orchard” branch, to Ralph Bosmans line. Aug 19, 1723. Test’ Robert Wilson, Nathan Newby.
No. 240: Christopher Gale, John Lovick, & William Little, Esquires; Exors, & Trustees Apt’ in the last will of Henry Clayton, late of Chowan Pre’ct, Esq; said will Jan 20, 1725/26, “did bequeath to them” his Plan’ in Perq, called the “Vineyard”, for the use of his Dau’ Sarah Clayton & did empower them to sell same: One Abraham Sanders being the Highest Bidder do sell same for £400 “where Henry Clayton formerly lived”, being two thirds of 640a Patented Feb 6 —- One Half bought by Major James Coles Dec’d of Wm Fryley, & Grace his wife, & by said James Coles in his will “divided between his dau’ Elizabeth & his wife Mary’ & was by Henry Clayton purchased of Wm Hall of Perq. Planter—”also heir of said Mary Dec’d.” July 12, 1726. Test’ Jo Jenure, Robert Foster, Wm Badham.
Book C, No. 165: Francis Newby, for £150 pd by Josiah Gilbert, of Perq, sold 125a on So Wt Side of Perq River, called “Benj Gidings Old Field’ adj Abraham Sanders, & Isaac Wilson, “now in possession of John Pettiver.” Dec 6, 1736. Test’ Thomas Gilbert, Wm Townsend.
Book D, No. 101: Thomas Houghton, of Chowan, & Elizabeth, his wife, dau of Jonathan Evans dec, for £100 paid by Richard Skinner, Abram Sanders & Zachariah Nixon, (all of Perq), planter–, & John Wilcocks, of said Co., Millwright–sold 150a on Southeast side of “Castletons Creek,” up Creek Swamp, between Thomas & his brother William Houghton, “a dividing line between Peter Joses Jun, & the Orphans of John Williams dec,” over a Branch called “Beaver dam Swamp” formerly belonging to “Jonathan Evans, father of said Elizabeth,” April 18, 1743. Test’ Samuel Swann, Samuel Standin.
No. 143: Abraham Sanders, Zachariah Nixon, of Perq, Planters—& John Wilcocks, of same, Millright—to Richard Skinner, of said Co., Planter—for £75 assigned “our right in a plan” on Southeast side of Castletons Creek, which we bought of Thomas and Elizabeth Haughton, adj Peter Jones Jun, & John Williams dec, 150 a part of a tract “formerly Jonathan Wvans.” Jan 17, 1743. Test’ Nathan Pearson, Malichi Salter Jun, John Pierce.
Book D, No. 26: Abraham Sanders, Sr. & Abraham Sanders Jr, of Perq for £10 pd by Wm Townsend, of afsd–sold ten a adj sd Townsen, & Phelps, part of a tract I had of my “father-in-law John Pritlaw” of same. Jan 25, 1744/45. test’ William Phelps, Samuel Sitterson, James Sitterson.
No. 133: Zachariah Chancey of Perq sold unto Abraham Sanders, of afore’ one negro boy named Cato, aged two years, for £100 “in open market.” Jan 7, 1746. Test’ Rt Wilson, Stephen Chancey.
No. 134: N.C. July Court 1748. Present his Majesties Justices. “Bill of sale of a negro boy Cato was assigned over by Abraham Sanders, to Mr. Luke Sumner.” Edmund Hatch Clk Ct.
No: 135: Abraham Sanders, assigns the right of one negro boy Cato unto Luke Sumner. April 19, 1748. Test’ Samuel Moore, Jeremiah Pratt, John Parish.
Book F, No. 155: Moses Elliott, & Judith his wife, of Perq, for £20 pd by Moses Barber , of afsd–sold 98a. 47 of which was grt to Abraham Sanders dec’d & 41a a new patent , sd land “bequeathed to sd Judah Boice.” April 22, 1755. Test’ Francis Robbins, William Skinner.
No. 176: Abraham Sanders of Bladen Co. NC for £33 pd by William Lamb of Perq, sold 190a on So Wt side of perq River, between lands of Charles Jordan & Col John Harvey, to line of John Pritlow. Oct 13, 1755. Test’ Joseph White, Jno Sanders, Jno White. (note: This Abraham was the son of Abraham Sanders & Judith Pritlow of Perquimans County.)
Book G, No. 5: Robert Avery for £25 pd by Zachariah Jones, sold 50a, on “the main road that goeth to Edenton” along line of land bought by Moses Baker, of Moses Elliott, & land formerly Abraham Sanders. Jan 20, 1761. Test’ Joshua Skinner, Sam’l Standin, Zepaniah Jones.
Booh I, No. 50: William Baker of Perq. for £50 pd by Benjamin Sanders , of afsd—sold 50a pt of land given by Abraham Sanders, to Judith Boyce, & by sd. Judith & Moses Elliott, her then husband, conveyed to Moses Barber, adj land pat’ by sd Abraham in 1749. Seal Jan 19, 1778. Test’ John Stafford.
Compiled and contributed by Bob Stokley