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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday~William Levi Huneycutt

William Levi "Bud" Huneycutt

Birth: Aug. 21, 1857
Death: Apr. 5, 1928

bu. Meadow Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Locust, Stanly County, North Carolina

Photo Courtesy of Brenda Kale Ballard

William Levi ‘Bud’ Huneycutt was the first-born son of Adam William Huneycutt and Eliza M. Craver. He had one older sister and seven other siblings.

On 18 Mar 1881, William Levi and Martha C. Smith were married in Stanly County, North Carolina. To this union were born ten children.

[1] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, database and digital images, ( : accessed 3 May 2017); Memorial page for William Levi 'Bud' Huneycutt; (21 Aug. 1857-5 Apr. 1928); Find a Grave memorial # 51728939, Citing Meadow Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery; Locust, Stanly County, North Carolina, USA.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Amanuensis Monday~Daughter Sells all Interest in and to her Fathers’ Estate

Amanuensis Monday is a genealogy blogging theme. It was started by John Newmark who writes the TransylvanianDutch blog.

His definition of Amanuensis is:
Amanuensis: A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another.

Today’s subject is the Daughter Sells all Interest in and to her Fathers’ Estate, 1879.1

DEED BOOK 6, Pg 784-page-001DEED BOOK 6, Pg 785-page-001DEED BOOK 6, Pg 786-page-001


Permelia M. Rivers to Elijah N . Redfearn    Deed
State of South Carolina}
Chesterfield County}
         Whereas Frederick C. Rivers late of the County and State aforesaid died on the 24th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-Eight Seized and possessed of a considerable Estate both real and personal and whereas I Permelia M. Rivers am one of his heirs at Law and distributees and entitled to an interest in his Estate both Real and personal as a distributee and whereas I have sold all my interest in said Estate to Elijah N. Redfearn of same State and County for the sum of thirty-five Dollars ($35.00). Now Know all men that I the said Permelia M. Rivers for and in consideration of the sum of thirty five Dollars ($35.00) aforesaid to me in hand paid by the said Elijah N. Redfearn at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents have granted bargained sold released aliened conveyed, transferred, assigned and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell release alien convey transfer assign and confirm into the said Elijah N. Redfearn, all my right title interest and claim to any and all Real Estate of which the said Frederick C. Rivers died Seized and possessed or in any way entitled to or entrusted in, Also all my interest right claim, and share of the personal Estate of the said Frederick C. Rivers, deceased, whether consisting of money movable and tangible chattels Choses in action or Equitable interest, and also any and every other interest that I may be entitled to if any in the Estate of the said Frederick C. Rivers with full power and authority  without any recourse upon me, to sue for and recover the same as fully as I might do, together with all and singular the rights members hereditaments and appurtenances to the said property (both Real and personal) belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining. To have and to hold, all and singular the said property before mentioned unto the said Elijah N. Redfearn, his Heirs and assigns forever. And I do hereby bind myself, my heirs, Executors and Administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said Real Estate, Personal property, chattels, choses in action and Equitable interest &c unto the said Elijah N. Redfearn his heirs and assigns against myself and my heirs lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof. Witness my hand and seal this the 22nd day Dec. in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Seventy-nine and in the one hundred and fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America.
Signed, Sealed and delivered}                           Permelia X her mark M. Rivers {Seal}
In the presence of}
J. F. Bittle}
W. J. Melton}

State of South Carolina}
Chesterfield County}
         Personally appeared W. J. Melton and made oath that he saw the within named Permelia M. Rivers sign Seal and as her act and deed deliver the within written deed, and deponent with J. F. Bittle witnessed the execution thereof.
Sworn before me 19th July 1882}
W. J. Hanna {Seal}}                    W. J. Melton
Notary Public}

Recorded 10th July 1882 in Book A page 206
                     C. L. Evans, Auditor
Filed 3rd Jany 1882 and Recorded 10th July 1882
               Orig Del to E. N. Redfearn

Frederick C. Rivers was the son of Isaac Rivers and Nancy Parker. He was wedded to Sarah Ann Hurst, daughter of Phillip Hurst and his wife Elizabeth.

[1] Land Deed - Permelia M. Rivers to Elijah N. Redfearn Deed; 22 December 1879; Deed Book #6; Page(s) 784-786; Register of Deeds; Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, SC; 16 June 2015.