Early
Lewis Deed Transactions in Bladen County, NC

Note: The Bladen County courthouse burned several times and many items were lost. The following list is by no means complete, but is representative of most of the early transactions - from circa 1774 to 1850.

Name of Seller

Buyer's Name

Book

Page

Date

Item Purchased

Price

Comments
Ignatious Flowers William Lewis 1 357 2/1784 192 acres £150 WL of Randolph County
Handson Lewis Samuel Swindell 1 570 7/13/1789 100 acres £30  
D.L. Gore R.M. Lewis, Jr. M-2 151 2/14/1883 mortgage    
G.W. Lewis, Sr. F.L. Lewis 3 7 2/2/1881 9.6 acres $25 FL's wife is Virginia P.
Edward J. Lewis R.M. Lewis, Jr. 3 260 3/23/1882 206 acres $500  
Richard M. Lewis, Jr. R.M. Lewis, Sr. 3 421 1/30/1883 150 acres $500  
John Smith George Lewis 3 442 1/29/1883 130 acres $125 GL's wife is Elizabeth A.
William White Jeremiah Lewis 7 187 1/1/1799 25 acres £32 Lake Swamp area of Bladen Co. Jeremiah Lewis is of Bladen Co.
Moses Lewis Daniel Flinn 7 328 2/21/1800 320 acres £100 Witnessed by J. Lewis
John Rawls Benjamin Lewis 7 349 11/1/1798 100 acres £100 Gapway Swamp area of Bladen Co. Benjamin Lewis is from Robeson Co., NC
J. Rhodes Benjamin Lewis 7 340 8/28/1799 335 acres £16 Gapway Swamp area of Bladen Co.
Hanson Lewis Levi Jones 7 443 10/2/1799 140 acres £40 Brown Marsh area of Bladen Co. Witnessed by L. Lewis
Moses, Sr./Moses, Jr. James I. McKoy 8 197 12/19/1828 100 acres $87.50  
Moses Lewis Amos High 10 43 12/1/1832 100 acres $50  
Moses Lewis, Sr. Benjamin Fitzpatrick 10 207 1/1/1828 199 acres $100  
Abner Lewis Moses Lewis 10 492 3/20/1827 100 acres $500 Abner is incorrect. Should be Aaron. Transposed incorrectly. Moses is the son of Aaron Lewis. Deed states that land was originally owned by Richard Mullington, sold to Josiah Lewis, sold to Richard M. Lewis, sold to Abner Lewis (wrong), sold to Moses
Josiah Lewis, Sr. Aaron Lewis 10 518 1816 200 acres £125  
Josiah Lewis, Sr. Patrick Kelly 11 215 1812     Josiah performing duties as Sheriff of Bladen Co.
Moses Lewis Daniel Shipman 11 270 8/29/1823      
Aaron Lewis Hugh Dove 12 294 1811      
Mullington Lewis John Kelly 12 367 1812      
Josiah Lewis, Sr. Samuel Andress 12 373 1806     Josiah performing duties as Sheriff of Bladen Co.
Solomon Lewis James Lewis, Jr. 15 532 4/28/1783 250 acres £18 Land surveyed for Solomon Lewis on 2/25/1779. James Lewis, Jr. is from Bladen County, NC. Solomon's wife is Tabitha ?
Moses Lewis Margaret Wiggins 22 74 11/1/1834      
Moses Lewis Hays F. Shipman 22 291 2/1/1839      
Aaron Lewis, Sr. Hays F. Shipman 22 293 2/1/1839      
Moses Lewis John Ellis 22 304 9/8/1838     Sellers also include Thomas S. Lewis and Francis C. Lewis
Aaron Lewis, Sr. Hays F. Shipman 22 463 2/22/1839      
Moses Lewis, Sr. James C. Lewis 22 520 1/8/1838 ? $150  
James Lewis Josiah Lewis, Jr. 23 549 1/1/1776 100 acres £50 Land originally surveyed for Jeremiah Bigford. James Lewis bought from Joseph Dixon.
William Lewis Ignatious Flowers 25 299 2/22/1785 192 acres £105 Flowers sued William Lewis for non-payment, land sold at public auction by sheriff.
Hanson Lewis Samuel Swindell 25 524 7/13/1789 100 acres £30 Hanson bought land from John Mitchell.
Josiah Lewis, Jr. Richard M. Lewis 26 366 1/2/1792 437 acres £250 Brown Marsh area of Bladen Co.
Moses Lewis Solomon Carter 26 591 4/17/1817 100 acres £65  
Richard M. Lewis John McNeill 27 54 7/21/1803 100 acres £100 Brown Marsh area of Bladen Co.
Durrum Lewis Henry Davis 27 361 5/1/1805 62 acres $50 Brown Marsh area of Bladen Co. Granted to Durrum Lewis on 11/16/1799.
Aaron Lewis Josiah Lewis, Sr. 27 424 3/1/1806 200 acres £100 Brown Marsh area of Bladen Co.
Richard M. Lewis Abner Lewis 27 426 4/3/1802 100 acres £100 Abner is wrong. Should be Aaron.
Richard M. Lewis Durham Lewis 27 476 2/10/1805 750 acres £200  
Durrum Lewis Josiah Lewis, Sr. 27 425 8/22/1803 slave   Sold for 124 Spanish Milled Dollars
Moses Lewis, Jr. Archibald Murphy 30 209 10/20/1828 ? $206 Moses Lewis, Jr's wife is Rebecca Ann ?
Moses Lewis, Jr. John G. Sutton 30 210 11/5/1827 ? $90 Moses Lewis, Jr's wife is Rebecca Ann ?
Moses Lewis, Sr. Caroline Mote 30 297 8/1/1829 ?   Witnessed by John Lewis and F.C. Lewis
Durrum Lewis, Jr. Edward Lewis 30 347 8/25/1830 Power of Atty - Durrum Lewis, Jr. moved to Lee County, GA in summer of 1830.
Durrum Lewis, Jr. David Lewis 30 350 5/6/1830 400 acres $373.50  
Josiah Lewis Shadrack Wooten 30 445 3/1/1828 45 acres $42 Josiah's wife is Tishea. Sellers also include Jordan Moore and wife Ancy.
Moses Lewis, Jr. Moses Lewis, Sr. 30 213 9/24/1828 slave $500 Moses Lewis, Jr's wife is Rebecca Ann ? Deed witnessed by John Lewis.
Josiah Lewis, Sr. Erasmus Cavous 34 329 3/4/1803     Josiah performing duties as Sheriff of Bladen Co.
William Lewis Andrew Griffin 36 278 4/4/1785 200 acres £150 At Dennis & Porter Swamp area of Bladen Co.
Peter Lewis Joseph Williams 37 128 1/8/1774 100 acres £8 Saddle Tree Swamp area of Bladen Co. Peter Lewis is from SC.
Mullington Lewis John Currie 37 560 9/1/1821 45 acres $15 ML is from Cumberland County, NC
St. of NC Jonah Lewis, Jr. 37 217 11/12/1799 100 acres 50 Shillings Most likely Josiah Lewis, Jr.


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