Deed Book Q, part 2, pp. 235 - 724 [end], 1850 - 1850

Q-272-73.  Mortgage.  May 2, 1850.  To secure a bond of $4200, conditioned for the payment of $2100, Richard Furman conveys to Samuel Furman, six negro slaves, with the issue and increase of the females:  Dinah, Maria, Hannah, Patty, Jessee or Jesse [sic], and Abel the younger.  Conveyance is void if debt is paid.  Wit.  S. H. Pressly.  Pr. May 2, 1850.  Rec. May 2, 1850.   Assigned by Samuel Furman to William Haynesworth.  Jan. 20, 1852, full consideration received from Rev. Richard Furman and mortgage satisfied, signed William Haynesworth.


Q-314-15.  Deed of Gift. Nov. [blank], 1850.  Levi Gray conveys to his daughter Elizabeth Sanders and her husband Wiley G. Sanders for their lifetime and then to their children Sarah and Bunyan Sanders, two negro boys named Lonon and George.  Wit. J. A. Dungan.  Pr. Nov. 22, 1850. Rec. Nov. 22, 1850.


Q-319-20.  Deed and Settlement.  July 19, 1850.  To settle the equity case brought by John S. Witherspoon dated 1847 versus David Williams, Alonso B. Williams, Thomas Tkinson, James H. Witherspoon, Silvester E. Hart and Louisa Hart his wife, W. J. Barnes and M. M. Barnes his wife, and others, the children of the said John S. Witherspoon, disputing the deed for land and slaves executed by David Williams dated July 7, 1845, and recorded in Deed Book P, pp. 21-23, as executed while Williams was incompetant, this settlement is reached.  The deed of David Williams to Thomas Atkinson and Alonso B. Williams is cancelled, and David Williams conveys the said slaves and their increase and a negro woman Liddy to Atkinson and Alonso B. Williams, for purposes stated here.  So David Williams conveys to Thomas Atkinson and Alonso B. Williams negro slaves Sharper, Benson, West, Hagar, Jack, Isam, Sue, Alfred, Joe, Bob, Liddy; and Rachel a child of Sue and Elias child of Hagar, and their further increase, to hold in trust for the use of John S. Witherspoon for life, and after his decease one third for the use of his wife Elisa Ann Witherspoon, during her lifetime, and the remaining two thirds (and one third after Elisa’s death) for the use of the children of John S. Witherspoon.. Wit. Charles A. Dargan, J. A. Dargan.  Pr. August 21, 1850.  Rec. Aug. 21, 1850.


Q-358.  Deed of Gift.  Nov. 2, 1845.  Mary Reynolds conveys to her daughter Sarah Windham, a negro woman Jinny, aged about 36 years, for her lifetime and then to the surviving children of her body. Jinny is to be delivered to Sarah after Mary’s death by friend and trustee H. W. Barnes, nominated this day as trustee for Sarah.  Wit. H. W. Barnes, Mary Spiers.  Pr. Jan. 22, 1851.  Rec. Jan. 27, 1851.


Q-367-68. Trust Deed of Gift.  Feb. 10, 1851.  Burrell Shirley conveys to Adville G. Crosswell, seven slaves and their future increase, who are to be kept together and worked:  Hagar, Judy and her two children Ann and John, Bob, Anthony and Julan [sic].  The conveyance is in trust for Elizabeth Jane Stuckey, wife of Edmund Stuckey, Laura Reaves, wife of James H. Reaves, Harriette Crosswell, Will Thomas Crosswell and Adville L. Crosswell, children of Adville G. Crosswell, and for the three children of Mary Ann Eliza Stuckey, decased, late wife of the said Edmund Stuckey, Jr., daughter of the said Adville G. Crosswell: Eliza Jane Stuckey, Sarah Stuckey and Adeline Stuckey.  Survivorship instructions follow.  Wit. Hiram H. Ruff, M. B. Stanly.  Pr. Feb. 11, 1851.  Rec. Feb. 11, 1851.


Q-384-85.  Trust Deed of Gift.  Dec. 12, 1842.  John N. Williams conveys to Alexander M. McIver of Chesterfield Dist., in trust for Williams’ cousin John M. Davis, the following property:  negroes Sansen [?], Tom, Ned, John, Jack, Caesar, Peter, Stephen, Edward, Phillis, Ruth, Bira [?], Rose, Doll, Nancy, Cloe, Effy, Lucy, Dinah, Charlote [sic], Emma, Esther, Dembo, Phillis, John, Elsy, Charlotte, Jim, Anson, Sam, David and thier increase, seven mules, two horses and two wagons, the life estate of the said John M. Davis (which Williams previously purchased from him) in these negro slaves:  Jim, Charlotte, Bonaparte, Lavina, Tinna [?], James, Binah, Betty, Mingo, Munnu [?] and their increase.  The conveyance is made on certain conditions: first, that Alexander M. McIver shall discharge all the judgments of court now outstanding in Darlington Dist. against John M. Davis; second, the proceeds of the hire or labor of the said slaves after discharge of debts shall be paid to Jane F. Davis, during the life of her and her husband John M. Davis;  third, if Jane F. Davis dies before her husband, then the income of the negro slaves shall be expended in the maintenance and support and education of all the children of John M. Davis, making no distinction between those of the present and those of the first marriage; fourth, after John M. Davis’ death, the slaves are to be conveyed to such children of J. M. Davis as he may indicate by will.  McIver can repose the execution of the trust in an agent or argents he names. Wit. W. C. Bruce, Asa Hopkins, Gaton Petty.  Pr. Dec. [blank], 1842.  Rec. Mar. 22, 1851.   Statement by A. M. McIver naming John M. Davis agent, dated Chesterfield Dist., Dec, 26, 1842.


Q-392.  Trust Deed of Gift.  Mar. 17, 1851.  William Beasley conveys to Lewis M. Coker, in trust for Beasley’s daughter Matilda Ann Gilbert, wife of Abraham Gilbert, and her children, a negro woman Mary and her children Anthony, Jim and Louisa, with all their increase.  Said negros not to be divided to Matilda’s children until after her death, and not until the youngest child is 21 years old.  Negroes have been put in possession of Lewis M. Coker as trustee, who is to let them remain with Matilda for her lifetime and not to be taken out of the district.  Wit. C. Coker, H. J. Douglas.  Pr. Mar. 17, 1851.  Rec. Mar. 22, 1851.


Q-403.  Deed of Gift. Feb. 20, 1845.  Jesse Gilbert Sr. conveys to his grandson Uriah Gilbert, a mulatto negro gal named Judah, about 6 years old, after his death.  Wit. S. Hallamon, Christopher Mixon.  Pr. May 21, 1845.  Rec. Mar. 31, 1851.


Q-412-13. Trust deed of Gift.  Apr. 30, 1851.  Judith Floyd conveys to Wiley J. Floyd, in trust for Judith’s daughter Angeline Jordan, wife of Alexander L. Jordan, a negro woman Sally and her future increase, to be held for Angeline’s sole and separate use for her life and then to the children of Wiley J. Floyd and to the children of Judith’s daughter Frances Woods.  Wit. John Wilson, Charles G. W. Humphries.  Pr. May 5, 1851.  Rec.  May 10, 1851.


Q-430-32.  Marriage Settlement (Deed of Trust). July 25, 1851.  Recognizing the marriage recently solmnized by Henry K. W. Flinn and Ann D. Flinn (formerly Ann D. Ervin), to protect the negroes to which Ann was entitled before her marriage, Henry K. W. Flinn conveys to Thomas J. Flinn these negroes, property of Ann before her marriage and held in trust for her by A. L. Scarborough:  Clarinda, Ben, Will, Susan, Jacob, Daniel, June, William, Patty, Amma otherwise called Emma, Rose, Anarchy, Silvy, Robert, Minda, Caty, Frances, Cloe, Amy, Hester, Nancy, Charlotte (a child of Patty), Charlotte (a child of Tilla), Big John, Yellow John, Thomas, Israel, Mary, Frank, Richard, Harriet, Jacob (a child of Minda), Moriah, Sarah, Tilla, Ann, Sue, Bina, Peter, Isaiah, Harry, with their increase, in trust for the maintenance and support of Ann D. Flinn.  Survivorship instructions follow.  Wit. J.A. Dargan, A.L. Dargan.  Pr. Aug. 11, 1851.  Rec. Aug. 11, 1851.    


Q-434-35.  Conveyance regarding a Marriage Settlement.  The conveyance is made in furtherance of a deed of marriage settlement made Oct. 5, 1832, between Joseph B. Nettles, Hannah his wife (then Hannah M. Gee), and Samuel L. DuBose, trustee.  Joseph B. Nettles conveys to Mary S. Cannon (formerly Mary S. DuBose), John R. DuBose, Charlotte M. DuBose, Ann C. DuBose and Samuel L. DuBose, heirs at law of Samuel L. DuBose, deceased, and thereby trustees under a marriage settlement dated Oct. 5, 1832, the following negro slaves: Harriet, a woman aged about 40 years; Sally, aged about 22 with her three children Abut [?], Susannah and Frank; Hester and her child Fanny; and Jane; the last seven being the children and grandchildren of Harriet; in trust, with the profits from the said slaves going to Joseph B. Nettles for his lifetime and then (if Hannah is dead) to their children.  Wit. Jos. S. Burch, Jos. J. Ling.  Pr. July 26, 1851.  Rec. Aug. 14, 1851.


Q-482-83.  Trust Deed of Gift.  Jan. 21, 1852.  George C. James coveys to Thomas B. Haynesworth, in trust for James’ daughter Martha Jane Sanders, wife of Moses B. Sanders, certain negro slaves:  Lavinia, aged about 30 years, and her two children Calvin, aged 4, and Clinton, an infant; Judy [Jully?], a woman about 20 years, and her two children Melvinia, aged about 3 years, and Irene, an infant; Alfred, about 31 years; Fanny, 19 years; Hannah, 16 years; and William, 10 years; with their future increase.  They are to be held for the separate use of Martha during the joint lives of Martha and Moses, their survivor, and the heirs of Martha.  Failing issue of Martha, the slaves return to the heirs of George C. James.  Wit.  J. A. Dargan.  Pr. Jan. 21, 1852.  Rec. Jan. 21, 1852.


Q-500-501.  Mortgage.  Jan. 5, 1852.  To secure his bond of $2000 made to W. F. B. Haynesworth, commissioner of equity for Sumter Dist., conditioned for the payment of $955.50, Britton Harris conveys to Haynesworth, commissioner, or his successor in office, negro slaves Sabell Sr., Emma and Lena.  Conveyance is void if Harris pays as agreed.  Wit. J. R. Haynesworth. Pr. Sumter Dist., Jan. 8, 1852.  Rec.  Feb. 4, 1852.


Q-501-02.  Mortgage.  Jan. 6, 1852.  To secure his bond of $1400 made to W. F. B. Haynesworth, commissioner of equity for Sumter Dist., conditioned for the payment of $661.50, Robert J. Huggins conveys to Haynesworth, commissioner, or his successor in office, a negro slave Conny.  Conveyance is void if Huggins pays as agreed.  Wit. J. R. Haynesworth.  Pr. Sumter Dist., Jan. 8, 1852.  Rec.  Feb. 4, 1852.


Q-555-56. Deed of Gift.  June 3, 1852.  Reserving the use of them for himself during his lifetime, Thomas Lunn conveys the plantation on he lives of about 290 acres and negro slaves Handy, about 35 years; Jack, about 25 years; Adam, about 5 years; Harriet, about 3 years; to his children Celia Flowers, Isaiah Lunn, Hezekiah Lunn, Lavinia Lunn, Sophrona Rhodes, Margaret A. Lewis and John Thomas Lunn and also to his grandchildren the children of his deceased children, Elizabeth Bryant (daughter of Alsy Bryant), William Joshua Lunn (son of James Lunn), and Rebecca Flowers, Margaret Flowers, Polly Ann Flowers, Emily Flowers, Nancy Flowers and Sally Flowers (children of his deceased daughter Lacy Flowers).  Wit. Wiley Goodson, Henry Blackman.  Pr.  June 3, 1852.  Rec. June 3, 1852.


Q-557-58.  Mortgage.  June 9, 1852.  To secure his bond of $1150 made to W. F. B. Haynesworth, commissioner of equity for Sumter Dist., conditioned for the payment of $553.70, Jonathan Wright conveys to Haynesworth, commissioner, or his successor in office, negro slave Susanna.  Conveyance is void if Wright pays as agreed.  Wit. S. E. W. Clarkson.  Pr. Sumter Dist., June 14, 1852.  Rec.  June 24, 1852.  Marked Satisfied.


Q-567.  Deed of Gift.  July 12, 1852. Calvin Rhodes conveys to his daughter Elizabeth Goodson, wife of James Ervin Goodson, and the heirs of her body, a female negro slave named Susan, aged about 6 years, and her increase.  Wit  E. B. Brunson, Reuben Beasley.  Pr. July 12, 1852.  Rec. July 22, 1852.


Q-605-07.  Marriage Settlement.  Dec. 6, 1852.  Contemplating the marriage which is intended between Sarah Ann Blackwell and James W. Owens, as agreed the property of Sarah Ann is conveyed in trust for her to Joseph L. Harrell, including a negro man named Bill, aged about 25 years, and also Sarah Ann’s interest in certain negroes and their increase left by the will of her father, James Harrell, to his wife Mary H. Harrell for her lifetime, and then to his children equally.  According to the will of James Harrell, Mary H. Harrell was to choose two negroes to hold for her life time, who at her death would be equally divided between James’ children.  Mary chose two female slaves named Hannah and Pen [?], and Pen [?] has since had children named Charles, Alick, Sampson, Annie [?], Siller, Caroline and Albert.  The trust is created for the use of Sarah Ann before her marriage, for her and Owens during their lifetimes, to be transferred to her if she outlives Owens or continued for their children if Owens outlives her.  Wit. J. E. Norwood, J. W. Revill. Pr. Dec. 10, 1852.  Rec. Dec. 10, 1852.


Q-619.  Deed.  Nov. 23, 1852. For $1000, Abram Gilbert conveys to John Johnson and William K. Johnson, administrators of the estate of Jesse Gilbert, Sr., deceased, all his interest as an heir in the estate of Jesse Gilbert, Sr., and also one negro slave Harry, and cattle and horses.  Wit. T. C. Law, James Blackwell.  Pr. Dec. 10, 1852.  Rec. Dec. 30, 1852.  


Q-620-23.  Marriage Settlement. Dec. 14, 1852.  Contemplating a marriage between Elizabeth E. Bacot and Gorge B. Bealer, now of Chesterfield Dist., as agreed, all of Elizabeth’s property or interest in any property is conveyed in trust to Thomas W. Bacot, including 15 negroes with their increase to which Elizabeth is entitled as one of the heirs of her father the late Samuel Bacot, those slaves being yet undivided, and her share of those negroes being one third, and also 14 negroes with their increase being in possession of Mrs. Emily L. Bacot, and which after her death are to be equally divided among her children, Elizabeth’s share of those slaves being one eighth.  Extensive survivorship instructions are provided.  A schedule of property includes negroes belonging to the estate of Samuel Bacot: Barbara, Wilson, Ellen, Frances, Jonas, John, Esaw, Henry, Tom, Jack, Frank, Jerry, Irene, Laura, and Judy.  A list of negroes in possession of Mrs. E. L. Bacot to which Elizabeth will be entitled to one eighth (or more if any children of Mrs. E. L. Bacot die before her without issue): Dick, Rose, Frederick, Lucretia, Angyelina, Caroline, Emanuel, Richard, Jane [?], Marion, Wesley, Martha, Peter, and Ben. Wit. Caroline A. Bacot, Serena L. Bacot.  Pr. Jan. 5, 1853.  Rec. Jan. 5, 1853. 


Q-625.  Deed. Nov. 25, 1852.  Henry Welch of Bibb Co., Georgia, sells to John S. Huggins, all his interest in the estate of his grandfather, Henry Welch, deceased, except for the negroes belonging to the estate.  Wit. William H. McLanlen, William H. Young, Tho. N. Hewit. Pr. Jan. 5, 1853.  Rec. Jan. 5, 1853.


Q-629.  Deed.  Sept. 6, 1852.  In consideration of $410 paid to him by John Nowlin, a free man of color, Lazarus Morris sells to Thomas Stephenson, guardian of John Nowlin, a 410 acre tract of land between Lake Swamp and Sparrow Swamp, orginally granted to William Cook July 18, 1794, bordered on the south, southeast and northeast by Richard Anderson’s land and on the west by Thompson and Hill’s lands.  Wit. E. B. Brunson, Wm. Morris.  Pr. Sept. 6, 1852.  Examination of Susannah Morris, wife of Lazarus Morris and release of dower, Oct. 9, 1852.  Rec. Jan. 5, 1853.


Q-700-01. Deed of Gift.  Jan. 7, 1853.  Solomon Wright conveys to his daughter Amanda Carter, recently married to Daniel W. Carter, the following negro slaves:  Rose, aged 22 years; Harriet, aged 8 years; and Aron, aged 5 years; with their increase.  The gift is solely to Amanda and the heirs of her body and not subject to any debts of Daniel.  In the event of the death of Amanda without issue, the negroes and their increase is to revert to Solomon or to his heirs.  Wit. James D. Wright, William G. Wright.  Pr.  Mar. 12, 1853.  Rec. Mar. 24, 1853.


Q-701-02.  Bill of Sale.  Jan. 14, 1853. For $4100, Ann L. Kennedy sells to James M. Howe and Sarah W. Kennedy jointly, seven negro slaves (Washington, Suckey, Nero, Manly, Charlotte, Milly, Louisa) with the issue of the females, and also her horses, cattle, stock and personal property.  Wit. E. J. Burch, Jas. H. Jarrot.  Pr. Mar. 7, 1853.  Rec. Mar. 24, 1853.


Q-707-08.  Mortgage.  Feb. 3, 1853. To secure his debt of $487.50 to James H. McIntosh, Thomas Lunn conveys to McIntosh a negro woman named Violet.  Conveyance is void if Lunn pays his debt.  Wit. James S. Buston, Theodore Sompayrac.  Pr. Mar. 24, 1853.  Rec. [n.d.].


Q-723-24. Mortgage.  Apr. 4, 1853, to secure his debt of $700 evidenced by a bond signed by himself, E. B. Brunson and R. L. Hart, Abner J. Bland conveys to Thos. C. Evans, as equity commissioner, a negro Fate [?] and her infant child Sam.  Conveyance is void if Bland pays his debt.  Wit. Wm. R. Hunter.  Pr. Apr. 10, 1853.  Rec. Apr. 10, 1853.


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