EDGECOMBE COUNTY NC Deed
Book 1, Dec Court 1761 - Jan Court 1763:
1762 21 Jun. Abraham Dew (mark) of Edgecombe Co., planter, to Wm. Hickman of same, for £10 a tract of land, acares not stated, on the bank of Toisnot Swamp, it being part of a grant to said Dew bearing date Feb. 11, 1761. Also signed by John Dew. Wit: Nathaniel Hickman. DB 1, p. 302.
1761 14 Nov. Nath'l Hickman one of the witnesses on a deed from William Horn to Edward Moore. DB 1, p. 335
1761 14 Nov. Nath'l Hickman one of the witnesses on a deed from William Horn to David Mann. DB 1, p. 350.
1762 ____. Nathaniel Hickman one of the witnesses to a deed from William Taylor to Duncan Lamon. DB 1, p. 601.
EDGECOMBE COUNTY NC DEED BOOK C - April Court 1763 - May Court 1768
1763 27 Apr. Nathaniel Hickman of Edgecombe Co. to Thomas Spell, for £15 a tract of 100 acres on the north bank of Tar River and on Indian Creek adjoining Drew Smith, which land was purchased by said Hickman from Christopher Guin. Wit: Joseph Howell, John Jones, John Morris. DB C, p. 58.
1765 24 Jun. Charles Jones, Junr. and wife, Patience (X) Jones of Edgecombe Co. to Jacob Robins of same, for £20 Virginia money a tract of land on the south side of Little Mill Swamp adjoining Nathan Hickman, it being the plantation whereon one John Artess then lived. Wit: Hardy (X) Blackwell, Mark Philips, James Downing. DB C, p. 339.
1765 26 Apr. Thomas Spell and wife Elizabeth (X) Spell, of Edgecombe Co. to Henry Irwin, Esq., for £37 10s Proc money the 75 acre plantation whereon said Thomas Spell then lived, on the nroth bank of Tar River and on Indian Creek adjoining Drew Smith, Beverly Belcher, Benjamin Richardson and Thomas Newsome, it being part of a purchase patent granted to John Green for 2000 acres bearing date 6 Dec 1732, conveyed by said Greene to Francis Bettis, from Bettis to Charles Evans, from Evans to Christopher Guin, and this 75 acres was part of 100 acres conveyed from said Guin to NATHANIEL HICKMAN, and from Hickman to said Thomas Spell. Wit: Geo. Miller, Joseph Moore. DB C, p. 350.
1765 10 Jun. Jesse Blackwell (mark) of Edgecombe Co., planter, to John Arliss, Junr. of same, for £10 Proc money a tract of ladn on the Mill Branch adjoining Arthur Dew and Hickman, it being part of a tract granted to said Blackwell bearing date 3 Nov 1761. Wit: Jesse Pitman, Nath'l, Senr. DB C, p. 369.
EDGECOMBE CO. NC DEED BOOK D - Feb. Court 1769 - Aug Court 1772
1769 21 Aug. William Hickman of Edgecombe Co. to Steven Cobb of Dobbs Co., NC, for £75 Proc. money the improvement whereon he then lived together with the crop, 16 neat cattle 35 head of hogs, and a set of blacksmith tools. Wit: Cornelius Jordan, Senr., John Barefoot, John Dew. DB D, p. 127.
1769 19 Aug. William Hickman of Edgecombe Co. planter, to Stephen Cobb of Dobbs Co., NC, for £25 Proc. money a tract of 200 acres on the bank of Toisnot Swamp, it being part of a tract granted to Abraham Dew by deed bearing date 11 Feb 1761. Wit: Joseph Williamson, John Barefoot, Robt. Gully. DB D, p. 141.
1769 16 May. NATHANIEL HICKMAN of Edgecome Co. deed of trust to THOMAS DIXON, JUNR., who was his surety for appearance at New Bern Superior Court, with the security being all of his household goods, livestock, and crop of corn. Wit: Nicholas Bynum, William Blackburn. DB D, p. 158.
1769 7 Sep. NATHANIEL HICKMAN, JUNR. OF EDGECOMBE Co. to THOMAS DIXON, JUNR. of same, for £30 Proc. money a tract of 100 acres on the south side of Toisnot Swamp on the Mill Branch. Wit: William Blackburn, Nicholas Bynum. DB D, p. 162.
1769 7 Aug. George (B) Blackwell of Edgecombe Co. to Etheldred ruffin of same, for £20 Proc. money a tract of 100 acres on the south side of the Little Mill Swamp adjoining NATHANIEL HICKMAN and Hardy Blackwell, it being part of a larger tract granted to Jesse Blackwell and conveyed by him to said George Blackwell, it being the plantation whereon one John Arliss lived. Wit: Edward Moore, rob. Armstrong. DB D, p. 220.
1772 7 Mar. Henry Irwin and wife, Elizabeth, of Edgecombe Co. to Joseph Wood of same, for £60 Virginia money a tract of 75 acres on the north bank of Tar River and on Indian Creek adjoining Drew Smith, Beverly Belcher, Benjamin Richardson and Thomas Newsom, it being part of a purchase patent for 2000 acres granted to John Green bearing date 6 Dec 1732, 1400 acres of which was conveyed by Green to Francis Bettis, from Bettis to Charles evans, and from Evans to Christopher Green. This 75 acres was part of a lesser quantity conveyed from said Green to NATHANIEL HICKMAN for 100 acares, and from said Hickman conveyed to Thomas Spell. Wit: William Renn, Thomas Joanes, Chistr. Lakey. Elizabeth Irwin was examined separately concerning her right of dower by Wm. Haywood, Esq. DB D, p. 482.