William Lewis Deed of Gift to Urban Lewis, 1807
Both sides of the Duplin and Wayne County Line


Deed of Gift
This Indenture made this 21st day of November 1807 between William Lewis of the one part and Urbin Lewis of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the natural love & affection which I William Lewis have & do being unto my son Urbain Lewis a certain tract or piece of land situate lying being in the County of Wayne & part in Duplin County bounded as follows that is to say Beginning at a large Pine & runs west to the head of a branch then down the run of the branch to Major Lumbers line then wt 125 pole to the center of the lines then near the same corner to Brooks Swamp to a white oak then up the run of said swamp to the head to a pine then nearby to a pine in my own line then with the patent line to the corner then N 60 pole to a pine on Sleepy Creek then Et 14 pole to a stake then So 90 pole to the beginning containing by estimation 220 acres be the same more or less which land & premisis I the said William Lewis have given & granted unto the said Urbian Lewis with all & singular the right title and advantage unto the same belonging on in any wise appertaining in as full and ample a manner as I possible can do and I the said William Lewis do covenant promise & agree to & with the sd Urbian Lewis to warrant & forever defend the aforesaid land & premises free & clear from all claim or claims whatever claiming by these or under my heirs executors administrators or assigns unto the said Urbain Lewis his heirs & assigns forever In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal the day & date above written. Witnesses: Ezekiel Slocumb and Ulle Lewis. Recorded: May Court 1813. Wayne County, NC Register of Deeds; Bk, 10 p 44


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