Deed 1794

James Hudgens to Notley Maddox
Cumberland County, Virginia
Deed Book 7, pg. 365

This Indenture made and concluded this third day of November one thousand seven hundred and ninety four BETWEEN James Hudgins of Buckingham County of the one part and Notley Maddox of Cumberland County of the other part. WITNESSETH that the said James Hudgins for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds current money of Virginia in hand paid doth by these presents acknowledge and thereof and therefore acquit and discharge the said Notley Maddox his executors and administrators, hath given granted bargained and sold and witnessed and confirmed and their presents doth give grant and confirm unto the said Notley Maddox and his heirs forever a certain tract of land lying in the County of Cumberland containing one hundred and seventy five acres be the same more or less it being the plantation whereon the said Maddox now lives and bounded as follows BEGINNING at Horn Quarter Creek on the south side of Joseph Tarrows at a forked spanish oak thence on Tarrows line to Trents line thence on Trents line to Hornquarter run, thence down the said run to the first station, with all Houses, Fences and waters and appurtences whatever to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Land and its appurtences unto the said Notley Maddox his heirs and assigns for ever, And the said James Hudgins for him self and doth convenant and agreewith the said Notley Maddox his heirs and to warrant and for ever defend the said granted land and premises unto the said Notley Maddox his heirs and assigns. IN WITNESS whereof the said James Hudgins hath here unto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and the year first above written

Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of

Holloway Hudgins

Gabriel Hudgins

Edward (his mark) Gibson

James Hudgins

At court held for Cumberland County the 24th day of November 1794. This indenture of bargain Sale was acknowledged and ordered recorded

Phiba[Phila?] Hudgens wife of James Hudgins being first privately examined relinguished her right of dower to the within conveyed land and premises.

Test A San? D.B.

Since the 175 acres equals size and location of the Deed of Gift of Robert Hudgens to his son James, this James is most likely the father of the Gabriel Hudgens listed as witness. Holloway Hudgens maybe James’ brother, it is unlikely he is his son Holloway.

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