These are transcriptions of land deeds involving members of the Cave family, primarily in Fauquier and Stafford Counties, VA. Additional deeds in this series may be accessed below. Many thanks are owed to Alice Owens for the transcriptions from microfilm.
Wily and Sarah Roy and William and Jane Bronaugh to Samuel Cave (1804)
Fauquier County Deed Book 15 pages 690-693
This Indenture made the eighteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and four between Wily Roy and Sarah his wife of the County of Fauquier and Commonwealth of Virginia and William Bronaugh and Janet his wife of the county of Loudoun and Commonwealth aforesaid of the one part and Samuel Cave of the County of Fauquier and Commonwealth aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and eight pounds current money of Virginia by the said Samuel Cave to the said Wily Roy and William Bronaugh in hand paid at or before the Sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge They the said Wily Roy and Sarah his wife William Bronaugh and Jane his wife have granted bargained sold aliened released and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien, release and confirm unto the said Samuel Cave his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the said County of Fauquier in Hamiltons Parish and bounded as follows Viz: Beginning at a stake on the main road leading from the [rea or red] house to Falmouth in a pond or sunken ground between two white oakes corner to a tract of land belonging to Richard E. Beale in a line of a track of land that was granted to William Hackney by patent bearing date the eleventh day of March 1722/3 thence with the lines of the said patent S. 79 1/2 E. 112 poles to a stake in cleared ground on a high point thence N. 64 E ninety six poles to a stake between three box oak saplings thence S. 20 East one hundred and six poles to two white oaks in [?Otromothxx?] line thence with the said line N. [37?] East two hundred and Seventy nine poles to a white oak on the the west side of a branch corner to Sylvanus Waller then S. 64 west one hundred and four poles to a stake near a marked white oak thence N. 69 1/2 W one hundred and forty poles to the middle of the aforesaid Road thence down the said road and binding therewith to the Beginning containing two hundred and Seventy two acres, it being part of a larger tract of land which was granted by the late proprietor to Charles Brent by patent bearing date the 3rd day of December 1728 for 506 acres who conveyed the same by deed dated the 26th day of June 1748 and recorded in Prince William Court to James Wilson and Judith his wife by their Indentures of Lease and Release bearing date the 25th and 26th days of September 1758 conveyed the same to Gerard Fowke and Elizabeth his wife and William Waite and Jane his wife and the said Jane Waite the survivor by her last will and testament devised the (the) said lands to Wily Roy and William Bronaugh and also all houses gardens orchards meadows profits commodious heriditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said land and premises belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Reversions and Remainders Rents Issues and profits thereof and also all the Estate right tittle Interest claim and demand in law Equity or otherwise of into or out of all and Singular the said lands and premises and all deeds evidences and writings touching on in any wise concerning the same To Have and to Hold the land and premises herein and hereby conveyed with the appurtenances unto the said Samuel Cave his heirs and assigns forever to his and their only proper use benefit and behoof and the said Wily Roy and Sarah his wife William Bronaugh and Jane his wife for themselves their heirs Executors and administrators do hereby Covenant and grant to and with the said Samuel Cave his heirs and assigns by these presents that they the said Wily Roy and Sarah his wife William Bronaugh and Jane his wife now at the time to Executing this deed are seized of a good sure perfect and indefeasible Estate of Inheritance in fee simple of an in the lands and premises hereby conveyed and that they have good right and lawful authority to grant and convey the same to the said Samuel Cave his heirs and assigns in manner and form aforesaid and Lastly the said Wily Roy and Sarah his wife William Bronaugh and Jane his wife for themselves their heirs Executors and administrator the lands and premises hereby sold and conveyed with the appurtenances and the said Samuel Cave his heirs and assigns against the claim of them the said Wily Roy and Sarah his wife William Bronaugh and Jane his wife and their heirs and against the claim and claims of all and every other person and persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents In Witness thereof the said Wily Roy and Sarah his wife William Bronaugh and Jane his wife have hereunto set their hands and Seals the day and year first within written.
Sealed & Delivered
Sarah Roy LS
Wm Bronaugh LS
Jane Bronaugh LS
1804 October 18th Received of Samuel Cave the sum of four hundred and eight pounds current money it being the consideration confessed to be paid us on the perfection of the within deed Given under our hands the date above.
Teste Wily Roy
The Commonwealth of Virginia to [Levin] Powell, Benjamin Grayson, [Barr] Powell and [Levin] Luckett Gentleman Greeting Whereas Wily Roy and Sarah his wife and William Bronaugh and Jane his wife by their certain Indentures of Bargain and Sale bearing date the 18th day of October 1840 have Sold and Conveyed unto Samuel Cave the fee Simple Estate in two hundred and seventy two acres of land lying in the county of Fauquier and whereas the said Jane cannot conveniently travel to our county court of Fauquier to make acknowledgment of the said conveyance Wherefore we do give unto you or any two or more of you power to receive the acknowledgment which she the said Jane shall be willing to make before you of the conveyance aforesaid contained in the said Indenture which is hereunto annexed and we do therefore command you that you do personally go to the said Jane and receive her acknowledgment of the same and Examine her privately and apart from the said William Bronaugh - her husband whether she doth the same freely and voluntarily without his persuasions or threats and whether she be willing that the same should be recorded in our said County Court of Fauquier aforesaid and when you have received her acknowledgment Examined her as aforesaid that you distinctly and openly certify us thereof in our said Court under your Seals sending then there the said Indenture and this writ witness Frances Brooke Clerk of our said Court the 19th day of October 1804 and in the 29 year of the Commonwealth.
L. Brooke [s]
Loudoun County to wit:
We the subscribers Justices of the peace for the County aforesaid do certify that we did personally go to the within named Jane Bronaugh and Examined her separately and apart from the said William Bronaugh her husband touching the conveyance within mentioned who declared that she executed the said deed freely and voluntarily without the persuasions or threats of her said husband and that she is willing the same shall be admitted to Record in the County Court of Fauquier Certified under our hands and Seals the 20th day of October 1804.
Ben. Grayson LS
[Severn?] Luckett LS
At a Court held for Fauquier County the 22nd day of October 1804 this Indenture and the Receipt thereon endorsed were acknowledged by the said William Bronaugh and Wily Roy and Sarah his wife (she being first privly examined as the law directs) to be their act and deed and with commission thereto annexed for taking the acknowledgment and privy Examination of the said Jane Bronaugh wife of the said William Bronaugh and a certificate of the Execution thereof ordered to be recorded
(Examined Delivered per order)
F. Brooks CC