Monday, April 16, 2018

History of Milton, North Carolina

In 1826, the Reverend James M. Douglas, the Presbyterian minister, summarized the town's short history:

 "The ground on which the town of Milton now stands was covered with woods until about the year 1790. The first house was built by Mr. Daniel S. Farley, on the site of the present Milton Hotel. In 1796, a town, to be called Milton, a contraction of Mill-town, was laid out by Mr. Asa Thomas, and an act of the Legislature was obtained for the disposal of the lots. In 1819, when there were thirteen houses only, the act of incorporation was amended, and the town enlarged. For a time, flushed on by the madness of speculation, it increased rapidly. . . ."

Source: National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Milton Historic District, 27 August 1973.
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Laws of North Carolina, 1796

At a General Assembly, begun and held at the city of Raleigh, on the twenty-first Day of November, in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety six, and in the Twenty-first Year of thee Independence of the said State; Being the first Session of the said Assembly.
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An Act to establish a town and inspection of tobacco and flour in Caswell county, near the mouth of Country line creek, on the land of Asa Thomas.

I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Archibald Murphey, William Rainey, Thomas Jeffrey, Archibald Samuel and James Sanders, be, and they are hereby appointed Commissioners to lay off thirty acres of land of the aforesaid Asa Thomas, at or near his, the said Thomas' mill, into half acre lots, in such manner as they shall think most convenient for the same; and that as soon as said tract or parcel of land shall be laid off into lots, it shall be and the same is hereby established a town and shall be called and known by the name of Milton.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said Commissioners shall, as soon as convenient after laying off said town, proceed to sell the lots at public auction, giving twenty days notice of the time of said sale, and execute deeds of sale to the purchaser or purchasers for the same, in the name of the Commissioners; and the said Commissioners shall, and they are hereby declared to have full power and authority to form such rules, regulations and restrictions relative to the said town, as may from time to time be deemed expedient and necessary, not inconsistent with the constitution.

III. And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said Commissioners, or a majority of them, shall, and they are hereby declared to have full power and authority to act as such; and in case of resignation or refusal of the aforesaid Commissioners, that then and in that case it shall and may be lawful for the other said Commissioners , to nominate and appoint some other person or persons to full such vacancy, who shall have equal power and authority with the other said Commissioners appointed by this act.

IV. And be it further enacted, That as soon as the said town shall be laid out as by title act directed, and a good and sufficient house or houses erected for the storage of tobacco and flour, it shall and may be lawful for the county court of Caswell, annually to appoint two different persons, well acquainted with the nature and quality of tobacco and flour, to be inspectors thereof; who shall take the same oaths, be subject to the same rules, regulations, and be entitled to the same fees and emoluments as other inspectors of tobacco and flour within this state; and all tobacco and flour so inspected at such inspection, shall be held and deemed merchantable as if inspected at any other inspection within this state; and the turners up shall be appointed in the same manner as the inspectors, and shall be entitled to receive the same fees as turners-up at other inspections within this state.

V. And be it further enacted, That if shall and may be lawful for the owner or owners of said warehouses to receive for the storage of tobacco and flour the same fees as are demanded and received at any other warehouse within this state.

VI. And be it further enacted, That the money arising from said sales, shall be the property of the said Asa Thomas, after paying to the surveyor such sum or sums as may be adjudged sufficient for his services, as also all other necessary expenses that may accrue to the said Commissioners in executing the said business.
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North Carolina Sessions Laws 1796
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How did Asa Thomas obtain the land sold by the Commissioners to create the Town of Milton? The following should be considered:

Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book J, Page 256

Jacob Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, to Asa Thomas of Caswell County for 118 pounds, 118 acres on the west side of Country Line Creek adjacent to the land of Benjamin Merritt and the Virginia line. 25 April 1796. Witnesses: John Thomas, Absolem Shackleford, Will Thomas.
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Initial Milton Lot Sales

Lot
Number Purchaser Date

 4 Daniel S. Farley 31 June 1798
 5 Daniel S. Farley 31 June 1798
 6 Robert Lewis 23 January 1797
 7 Charles Lewis 30 June 1798
 8 Samuel Pittard 30 June 1798

 9 Jacob Thomas 03 June 1798
10 John Thomas 30 June 1798
11 John Thomas 30 June 1798
14 Jacob Thomas __ ____ ____
15 Lofton Walton 2 September 1797

17 Asa Thomas June 1798
18 Charles Lewis 29 January 1799
19 Joseph McCain 30 June 1798
19 Joseph McCain 13 June 1798*
21 John McAden 13 June 1798

22 Archibald Samuel 23 September 1801
23 William Rainey 29 June 1798
24 William Thomas __ ____ 1797
25 Thomas Harralson __ ____ 1798
26 James Sanders 13 June 1798

27 James Sanders 13 June 1798
28 Robert Boman
30 Robert Boman
31 Robert Boman
32 John Graves 28 April 1804

33 John Yancey 13 June 1798
35 Edmund Mitchell 30 June 1798
36 Edmund Mitchell 30 June 1798
37 Solomon Graves 30 June 1798
38 George Thomas 13 June 1798**

43 Charles Lewis 26 October 1797***
44 George Thomas 13 June 1798
45 John Yancey 30 June 1798
47 John Graves 28 April 1804
__ Nicholas Delone __ ____ 1798

__ Archibald Murphey
& William Lea 30 January 1798

__ George Williamson 13 June 1798
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* Why this sale is recorded twice is not known. By a deed dated 20 August 1799, Joseph McCain sold this one-half acre lot #19 to Matthew Terry for $25. Deed Book L, Page 195 (Kendall at 204).

** March 1, 1799, George Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, sold this half-acre lot to Asa Thomas for $63. Deed Book L, Page 144/Kendall at 202.

*** Charles Lewis of Caswell County to George Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, for 7 pounds, lot #43 in Milton of 1/2 acre. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: William Rainey, Abner Robinson. Deed Book K, Page 329 (Kendall at 192).
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Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 102-4

Asa Thomas of Caswell County to the Commissioners empowered to lay out the Town of Milton, for $5, land adjacent to Milton, three lots containing four springs for free use of water to inhabitants of Milton forever and to be reserved as the Town Common; lot #1 of 53 square chains and one spring; lot #2 of one acre and two springs; lot #3 of 1.75 acres [presumably with one spring]. 8 July 1797. Witnesses: James Rainey, L. Lea, Robert Wilson.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 179.
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Asa Thomas Indenture  8 July 1797 [paragraph breaks added]

102

This Indenture made the Eighth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand and seven hundred and ninety seven and in the twenty second year of our Independence between Asa Thomas of the County of Caswell and State of North Carolina of the one part and Thomas Jeffreys, Archibald Murphey, William Rainey, Archibald Samuel and James Saunders, Commissioners appointed by an act of our General Assembly for the purposes of laying out, building and carrying on the town of Milton near the mouth of Country line creek, all of the County of Caswell & state aforesaid of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Asa Thomas for and in consideration of the sum of five dollars to him paid by the said Commissioners the receipt whereof he the said Asa Thomas doth hereby acknowledge.

That he given and granted bargained and sold and by this agreement doth give and grant bargain and sell, allieve in fee assess release and confirm unto the said commissioners and their successors for ever three certain lots or parcels of land situate lying and being in the Countyy aforesaid adjoining the Town of Milton it being three separate lots including four several springs, conveyed to the said Commissioners for the free and uninterrupted use of water to the inhabitants of the Town of Milton and by the said Commissioners to be reserved a Town common for that special purpose for ever and bounded as follows to wit,

Spring Lot No. 1 beginning at the North East corner of the Lot No. 21 and running thence north 7 1/2 degrees east thirty three yards to a stake, thence North 82 1/2 degrees west twenty two yards to a stake, then north 7 1/2 __ degrees East fifty seven yards one foot eight inches to a stake, then South eighty two 1/2 degrees East 66 yards 2 foot 8 inches to a stake west corner of Lot No. 27 then South 7 1/2 degrees west ten yards to a stake, then north west corner of lot No. 26, thence north 82 1/2 degrees west thirty four yards two feet four inches to a stake the South 7 1/2 degrees west sixty nine yards one foot eight inches to __ the north west corner of lot No. 22 thence north.

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And the said Asa Thomasfor himself, his _____  Exec - and administrators doth covenant and grant to ___ ___ the said commissioners and their successors for ever for the special purposes aforesaid by these presents that all and every other person of persons and his or their heirs anything having or claiming in the said premises above mentioned or any part thereof by from or under him them or any of them shall and will warrant and fore ever defend ________ by these presents.

In witness where of the said Asa Thomas hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year ____ above written.

Asa Thomas [Seal]

Signed  Sealed & Delivered
In Presence of

James Rainey
L. Lea
Robert Wilson

Caswell County July Court 1797
The execution of this deed was duly proved in open Court by ___ ___ acknowledged in open Court ___ motion ordered to be registered.

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A. D. Murphey CC
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Lot #1

Milton History: Whether William Lea, Sen. was the original purchaser of Lots #1 and #39 in Milton is not known. However, in 1803 he, for $41, relinquished to Archibald Murphey all claims to these lots:

Caswell County Deed Book N, Page 152

William Lea Sen of Caswell County to Archibald Murphey of same, for $41, all claim to lots #1 and #39 in Milton. 9 August 1803. Witnesses: Vincent Lea, William Lea Jun.
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Lots #4 and #5

Deed Book K, Page 328/Kendall at 192

Commissioners of Milton to Daniel S. Farley of Caswell County, for 22 pounds, 11 shillings, two lots of 1 acre on Broad Street and the alley, #4 and #5. 31 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #6

Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 167-8

Commissioners for town of Milton to Robert Lewis of Halifax County, Virginia, for 10 pounds, five shillings, 1/2-acre lot #6 in Milton on Broad Street. 23 January 1797. Witnesses: James Rainey, Jeremiah Samuel, Nathaniel Thomas.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 183.

Today, the Union Tavern/Thomas Day House sits on Lot #6.
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Lot #7

Deed Book K, Page 318/Kendall at 191

Commissioners of town of Milton to Charles Lewis of Milton, for 7 pounds, 6 pence, lot #7 on Broad Street. 30 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #8

Deed Book K, Page 314/Kendall at 191

Commissioners of town of Milton to Samuel Pittard of Caswell County lot #8 of 1/2 acre on the south side of Broad Street. 30 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Standfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lots #10 and #11

Deed Book K, Page 317/Kendall at 191

The Commissioners of town of Milton to John Thomas, for 11 pounds, 5 shillings, lots #10 and #11 on Broad Street. 30 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #15

Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 93-4

Commissioners of Town of Milton, Thomas Jeffreys, Archibald Murphey, William Rainey, Archibald Samuel, James Sanders to Lofton Walton of Person County, for 3 pounds, 10 shillings, lot #15 of 1/2 acre in town of Milton adjacent to a stake on Broad Street. 2 September 1797. Witnessed: Alexander Murphey.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 178.

If the lot numbers remained the same down through the years, this lot #15 currently is the site of the Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey house. Before that it was the Dr. Wilson house. And, even earlier it was called the Walton Place.

The alley that ran beside the Milton Presbyterian Church and extending across Broad Street to run between the Walton Place and the Winstead house was known as Walton's Alley (running all the way to Country Line Creek).
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Lot #18

Deed Book L, Page 58-9/Kendall at 197

Commissioners of town of Milton to Charles Lewis of Caswell County, for $25, lot #18 on the north side of Broad Street of 1/2 acre. 29 January 1799. Acknowledged in open court.
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Lot #19

Deed Book K, Page 359/Kendall at 194

Commissioners of town of Milton to Joseph McCain of Caswell County for 11 pounds, 1 shilling, lot #19 in Milton of 1/2 acre. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.

Lot #19

Deed Book K, Page 336/Kendall at 192

Commissioners of town of Milton to Joseph McCain of Caswell County, for 11 pounds, 1 shilling, lot #19 in Milton of 1/2 acre. 30 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #20

Caswell County Deed Book N, Page 12

Matthew Terry to Durrett Richards and Josiah Samuel of Milton, for $1000, lot #20 in Milton of 1/2 acre. 25 January 1805. Witnesses: Daniel S. Farley, John Buchanan, Jeremiah Samuel.
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Lot #21

Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 292

Commissioners of town of Milton to John McAden, for 10 pounds, lot #21 in Milton of 1/2 acre. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Standfield, Asa Thomas.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 190.

This is the lot east of the Milton State Bank Building, now with gas station/mart on it.
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Lot #22

Deed Book N, Page 71/Kendall at 242

Commissioners Town of Milton to Arcibald Samuel of Caswell County, for 20 pounds, lot #22 of 1/2 hacre in Milton. 23 September 1801. Witnesses: D. Richards, Richard Sanders, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #23

Deed Book K, Page 301/Kendall at 190

Commissioners of town of Milton to William Rainey lot #23 in Milton on Broad Street adjacent to Joseph Hall, W. Thomas, for 15 pounds. 29 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Standfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #24

Deed Book K, Page 325/Kendall at 192

Commissioners of town of Milton to William Thomas of Caswell County, lot #24 of 1/2 acre in Milton on corner of Warehouse and Broad Streets. ___ ___ 1797. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #25

Deed Book L, Page 222-3/Kendall at 2016

Commissioners of town of Milton to Thomas Haralson, for 9 pounds, lot #25 in Milton. __ ____ 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lots #26 and #27

Deed Book K, Page 327/Kendall at 192

Commissioners of town of Milton to James Sanders, for 33 pounds, 2 lots on west side of Warehouse Street, #26 and #27. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #28

Deed Book M, Page 127/Kendall at 221

Commissioners of the Town of Milton -- lots #28, #30, #31 sold to Robert Boman not paid for; lot #31 sold to Archibald Murphey 1/2 acre on Ware House Street, west side of lot of John Graves #32. 23 September 1801. Witnesses: D. Richards, Richard Sanders.
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Lot #30

Deed Book M, Page 127/Kendall at 221

Commissioners of the Town of Milton -- lots #28, #30, #31 sold to Robert Boman not paid for; lot #31 sold to Archibald Murphey 1/2 acre on Ware House Street, west side of lot of John Graves #32. 23 September 1801. Witnesses: D. Richards, Richard Sanders.
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Lot #31

Deed Book M, Page 127/Kendall at 221

Commissioners of the Town of Milton -- lots #28, #30, #31 sold to Robert Boman not paid for; lot #31 sold to Archibald Murphey 1/2 acre on Ware House Street, west side of lot of John Graves #32. 23 September 1801. Witnesses: D. Richards, Richard Sanders.
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Lot #32

Deed Book M, Page 127/Kendall at 221

Commissioners of the Town of Milton -- lots #28, #30, #31 sold to Robert Boman not paid for; lot #31 sold to Archibald Murphey 1/2 acre on Ware House Street, west side of lot of John Graves #32. 23 September 1801. Witnesses: D. Richards, Richard Sanders.
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Lot #33

Deed Book K, Page 304/Kendall at 191

Commissioners of town of Milton to John Yancey of Caswell County, for 12 pounds, 15 shillings, lot #33 in Milton on Ware House Street of 1/2 acre. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Standfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lots #35 and #36

Deed Book K, Page 311/Kendall at 191

Commissioners of town of Milton to Edmund Mitchel of Caswell County for 32 pounds, 5 shillings, lots #35 and #36 of 1/2 acre each on Ware House Street. 30 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Standfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #37

Deed Book L, Page 107-8/Kendall at 200

Comissioners of town of Milton to Solomon Graves lot #37 in Milton of 1/2 acre. 30 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #38

Deed Book K, Page 331/Kendall at 192

Commissioners of Milton to George Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, for 46 pounds, 12 shillings, 6 pence, two lots: one on Warehouse Street #38, the other #44 on Bridge Street, 1/2 acre each. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #39

Milton History: Whether William Lea, Sen. was the original purchaser of Lots #1 and #39 in Milton is not known. However, in 1803 he, for $41, relinquished to Archibald Murphey all claims to these lots:

Caswell County Deed Book N, Page 152

William Lea Sen of Caswell County to Archibald Murphey of same, for $41, all claim to lots #1 and #39 in Milton. 9 August 1803. Witnesses: Vincent Lea, William Lea Jun.
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Lot #43

Deed Book K, Page 115/Kendall at 179.
Commissioners to town of Milton on lands of Asa Thomas to Charles Lewis, for 12 pounds, 2 shillings, lot #43 in Milton beginning on Brady Street of 1/2 acre. 26 October 1797. Witness: Ad Murphey.
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Lot #44

Deed Book K, Page 331/Kendall at 192

Commissioners of Milton to George Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, for 46 pounds, 12 shillings, 6 pence, two lots: one on Warehouse Street #38, the other #44 on Bridge Street, 1/2 acre each. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #45

Deed Book K, Page 315/Kendall at 191

Commissioners of town of Milton to John Yancey lot #45 east side Warehouse Street of 1/2 acre. 30 June 1798. Witnesses: Abraham Standfield, James Rainey, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #47

Caswell County Deed Book O, Page 55-6

Commissioners town of Milton to John Graves, for 17 pounds, 5 shillings, lot #32 in Milton of 1/2 acre; also lot #47 of 1/2 acre for 10 pounds, 5 shillings. 28 April 1804. Witnesses: Asa Thomas, Tho Boulden.
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Lot #__

Deed Book K, Page 159/Kendall at 182

Commissioners of Town of Milton to Nicholas Delone of Caswell County, for $12, Lot #__ in Milton of 1/2 acre on Broad Street. __ ____ 1797. Witnesses: Robert Willson, Richard Sanders, Edmund Mitchell.
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Lot #__

Deed Book K,Page 270/Kendall at 188

Commissioners of town of Milton to Archibald Murphey and William Lea, for  __ pounds, 1/2 acre lot in Milton. 30 January 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.
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Lot #__

Deed Book K, Page 285/Kendall at 189

Commissioners for town of Milton to George Williamson, for 7 pounds, 11 shillings, 1/2 acre lot on east side Ware House Street. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas
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Lot #__

Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 270

Commissioners of town of Milton to Archibald Murphey and William Lea, for 7 pounds, 1/2-acre lot in Milton. 30 January 1798. Witnesses: James Rainey, Abraham Stanfield, Asa Thomas.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 188.
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Deed Book B, Page 120/Kendall at 43

William Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, to Phillip Thomas of Caswell County (son of the said William Thomas), for natural love and affection to his son, 54 acres on Country Line Creek, land whereon he lives excepting the mill and one acre adjoining, adjacent Ben Merritt on the Virginia line on southwest side of creek. 14 December 1783. Witnesses: Thomas Jeffreys, James Sanders.
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Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 155-5

Asa Thomas to Thomas Jeffreys and James Sanders sale of a mill plus two acres on Country Line Creek, one acre on each side of creek condemned to build a mill -- also one negro woman Magga [Maggy] and her sons Laban & James. Thomas Jeffreys to dispose of same by sale to satisfy James Sanders for deed of trust. 16 June 1797. Witnesses: James Sanders, Blueford Reed.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 182.
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Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 223

Asa Thomas of Caswell County to Daniel Stewart Farley of same, for $200, 30 acres on the west side of Country Line Creek adjacent to the Town of Milton and Charles Boulton. 28 March 1798. Witnesses: Mathew Terry, Will Thomas.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 186.
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See a smiliar transaction described above.

Caswell County, North Carolina
Deed Book K, Page 283-4

Asa Thomas of Caswell County to Thomas Jeffreys (as surety for John Campbell of Person County) and Herndon Haralson of Person County, a mill with 2 acres of land on Country Line Creek near the town of Milton, also 1 negro woman Maggy, 2 boys Leban and James the sons of Maggy. 13 June 1798. Witnesses: John McAden, Samuel Johnston.

Source: Kendall, Katharine Kerr. "Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books 1777-1817 Abstracts." Easley (South Carolina): Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989, p. 189.
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Thomas Mill (Caswell County, NC)

Deed Book G, Page 171-2/Kendall at 126

William Thomas Sen, of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, to Philip Thomas of Caswell County and Asa Thomas of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, his sons, for love and affection, one mill and millseat on Country Line Creek in Caswell County with 1 acre of land, which was included in the deed from William Thomas Sen. to Philip Thomas: 1 acre on north side, 1 acre on south side bought of John Campbell. 15 January 1791. Witnesses: Will Thomas, Jr, John Thomas, George Thomas.
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Deed Book A, Page 27/Kendall at 2

Man Smith and Mary his wife of Caswell County to Charles Boulton of Caswell County, for 75 pounds, 75 acres on the south side of Dan River beginning at a beach in Country Line Creek. 12 November 1777. Witnesses: Archibald Murphey, Shadrack Hudson, Jane Murphey.
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Deed Book A, Page 115/Kendall at 7

James Reiley and Anne Reiley his wife of Caswell County to William Thomas Senr of the state of Virginia, for 500 pounds Virginia money, 50 acres where Reiley dwells adjacent the property of Benmamin Moore, the Virginia line, on the west side of Country Line Creek adjacent property of Merritt, said tract granted to Ann Smith by John Earl Granville on 2 August 1760. 24 February 1779. Witnesses: Andr Haddock, Charles Boulton, John Boulton. Registered in Caswell County Book E.
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Deed Book A, Page 162/Kendall at 10

State of North Carolina Grant No. 84 - to Thomas dunoho 640 acres on Dan River adjacent to James Sanders. 3 March 1779. Chain Carriers: Jno. Kearsey, Wm. Kearsey.

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