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Section 4: Roxboro Road to Ellerbee Creek

By David Southern

 

JAMES CANNADY, JAMES CURRY, RICHARD RHODES, WILLIAM CHISENHALL, ROBERT ABERCROMBIE & RICHARD CLEMENTS, SAMUEL BURTON, JOHN McCABE [not John Cabe mentioned earlier], JOHN ALSTON

 

Granville grants:

there are none in this section

 

State of North Carolina grants:

James Cannady [Kennedy], 118 acres, 25 October 1782, on Cub Island Creek of Eno

River  

James Curry, 300 acres, 25 October 1782, on Cub Island Creek adjoining James

Kennedy, Richard Rhodes, and the widow Dossett; including his improvements

Richard Rhodes, 233 acres, 25 October 1782, on waters of Ellerby Creek

William Chisenhall

Robert Abercrombie & Richard Clements

 

Orange County deeds:

9 / 304 Richard Rhodes to Abraham Anderson, 233 acres, 12 October 1795, reserving

            two acres for the Meeting House

13 / 201 Abner and Elizabeth Cate to James Latta, 188 acres, 4 November 1808, the NC

            grant to James Kennedy

21 / 366 James Latta to Pumphrett Gooch, 322 acres, 30 September 1816, $800 on

Ellerbee Creek adjacent William Leathers, Lewis, and Farthing

25 / 393 Nathaniel Hicks to Harris Wilkerson, 103 acres, 24 December 1832, $154.50

                “BEGINNING at a blackjack, corner of the Meeting House tract, thence east 10 chains 20 links to a Hickory,

thence north 15 chains 95 links to a blackjack, then east 7 chains 50 links to a blackjack, then north 32 chains

50 links to a dogwood, then west 6 chains 5 links to a dead blackjack, then north 6 chains 50 links to a post     oak, then west 8 chains 25 links to a white oak on the creek, then up the various courses 25 chains 45 links to

a redbud, Harris Wilkerson’s corner, then with his line south 30 chains 50 links to a rock on the Fish Dam Road, then with the road north 95° east 4 chains and 50 links to a rock on the said road, then south 9° east to the beginning.”

25 / 394 Zachariah Trice to Nathaniel Hicks, 103 acres, 12 January 1830, $368.50 [same

            as OC 25 / 393 excepting that Fish Dam Road is referred to as “the great road.”]

39/221 Pumphrett Gooch to Harris Wilkerson, 10 acres, 28 March 1843, $20, on waters

of Eno River and adjacent to Thomas Gooch
"BEGINNING at a pine of said Harris Wilkerson, thence a westerly course 45 rood to a stone in Thomas W. Gooch's line, then 28 rood north with T. W. Gooch to the Fish Dam Road to two small post oaks, then east with the Fish Dam Road to a stone, corner on the branch, thence south 43 rood to the beginning."