DEED BETWEEN NICHOLAS COX & HEZEKIAH & ELIZABETH MOSBY
GOOCHLAND CO., VA 1735
DEED BK 2, PAGES 102, 103
THIS INDENTURE made this twentieth day of May in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and thirty five Between Nicholas Cox of the parish of Saint Jamesís in the County of Goochland of the one part and Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife of the said parish & County of the other part Witnefseth that the said Nicholas Cox for and in Consideration of a marriage heretofore had between the Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife daughter of the said Nicholas Cox and of the good will and affection which he the said Nicholas Cox beareth unto the said Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife and for divers other good causes hereafter mentioned Hath given granted enforced and confirmed and by these presents doth give grant enforced & confirm unto the said Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife one dividend or parcel of land containing by estimation seven hundred acres situate lying and being on the South side of James River in ye County of Goochland & bounded as followeth (to wit) Beginning at a Mulberry tree standing on the East side of the Run of Maple Swamp a branch of Muddy Creek running thence on John Scottís line South fifty three degrees East four hundred & eighty poles to a corner Hickory thence James Robertís line South one degree East ninety nine poles & a half to a corner Red Oak thence on William Mayoís line South sixty four degrees West two hundred & sixteen poles to a corner pine thence North forty seven degrees west three hundred seventy eight poles to a ~ corner Maple standing in Maple Swamp thence down the Run of Maple Swamp to a corner Mulberry tree in being the place begun at TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said lands & premises unto the said Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife to the only proper use & behoof of them the said Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife during the terms of the natural lives of them the said Hezekiah Mosby & Elizabeth his wife and of the longer lives of them and from and after the decease of the Survivor of the said Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife to the use and behoof of the two first Male issue of the body of the said Elizabeth to them equally to be divided & their Heirs forever and for default of two male issue of the body of the said Elizabeth then to the proper use and behoof of the Males heir of ye body of the said Elizabeth and his Heirs forever IN WITNEFS whereof the said Nicholas Cox hath hereunto put his hand and Seal the day & year first above written./.
Signed Sealed & Delivered his
In Presents of Nicholas N Cox (Seal)
Richard Deane mark
John IM Manís mark
John I Mimís mark
MEMORANDUM that this twentieth day of May 1735 peaceable & quietly possession & Seizing of the lands & premises in this deed contained was delivered by the within named Nicholas Cox to the within named Hezekiah Mosby and Elizabeth his wife according to the true intent & moaning thereof./.
In presence of his
Richard Deane Nicholas N Cox
Jno M Mann mark
John I Mimís mark
At a Court continued & hold for Goochland County June 18 1735
Nicholas Cox acknowledged this deed with the Livery Seizing enforced to be his Act and deed and it was thereupon admitted to Record./.
Test Henry Wood Clerk
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