Morton Family Research

This site has been established as a clearing house for the research of a team of Morton Family Researchers. The Morton Families from Amelia, Charlotte, Henrico and Prince Edward County, Virginia who migrated to Caswell and Person Counties NC and from there to many other states. We hope it will be useful information to all Morton Researchers

Friday, October 21, 2005

Vincent Lea Morton to James Monroe Morton 1877

Vincent Lea Morton To his son James Monroe Morton

Caswell County, N.C. June 28th 1877

Know all men by by these presents that I, V. L . Morton Executor of Elijah Morton and for and in consideration of the sum of Twelve Hundred & Ten dollars to me as Executor aforesaid in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged by J. Monroe Morton all of Caswell Co., N.C. do hereby give grant bargain & sell unto the said J. M. Morton his heirs & assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land lying & being in the County of Caswell on the waters of North Hyco adjoining the lands of the said V. L. Morton, J. W. Stephens & Mrs. Shanks containing by estimation Sixty Three acres be the same more or less to have and to hold the aforesaid premises with all & singular the privileges & appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said J. M. Morton his heirs & assigns executors & administrators to his and their use and be hoof forever & I the said V. L. Morton as Executor aforesaid do covenant with the said J. M. Morton that he has a right to sell & convey the same and will for himself his heirs & assigns executors & administrators warrant & defend the title to the same to the said J. M. Morton his heirs & assigns forever against the lawful claim of any & all persons whatsoever. In witness whereof I as Executor aforesaid hereto set my hand & affix my seal this the 28th Day of June, 1877.

V. L. Morton ----- SEAL

Executor of Elijah Morton-Decd.


George N. Thompson

State of N.C.} In Superior Court

Caswell Co}. Nov. 17, 1885

The execution of the written deed is this day duly proven by the oath & examination of Geo. N. Thompson the subscribing witness and is adjudged to be correct let the deed & certificate be registered.

S. B. Adams---C.S.C.

Transcribed By: Latham Mark Phelps February 2004

Elijah Morton to Vincent Lea Morton 1869

Elijah Morton to Vincent L. Morton

January 21st, 1869

Caswell County, North Carolina

State of North Carolina Caswell County

This Indenture made and _______this the 21st day of January 1869. Witnesseth that for and in consideration the natural love and affection which Elijah Morton bears his Son Vincent L. Morton and for and in consideration of a bond executed and delivered by said Vincent L. Morton to support and maintain the said Elijah Morton and for other good causes and considerations the said Elijah Morton hath given granted bargained Sold & delivered to the said Vincent L. Morton his heirs and assigns the tract of land whereon he the said Elijah Morton now lives containing five hundred 500 acres more or less adjoining the lands of John S., Wm. Peterson, William Stephens and others to have and to hold the Said tract of land to the only proper use & behoof of the said Vincent L. Morton his heirs and assigns forever.

Elijah Morton *Seal*


Wm. Paylor Jr.

A.W. Garner