On December 26th, 1846 John Wood sold 180 acres of land to Peter Sepaugh for $750 or about $4 an acre. (SC, York, 1846, Deed, Wood, Sepaugh found on Family Search, digitized, fill 007418881)
Bird Martin and Henry Whisonant were the witnesses. Land owners next to the land at the time of the sale were Thomas Martin (Bird’s father), Jesse Blanton and someone possibly with the surname Stern.
Land sold to Peter Sepaugh to John Wood in 1846.
This sale was recorded at the York County Courthouse April 22nd, 1850. At that time, John’s wife Margaret gaver her dower release and Bird Martin said he was there at the sale.
Text version of the deed in Deed Mapper.
And my typewritten version:
!York County, South Carolina, book P, page 23, John Wood to Peter Sepaugh, 26 Dec 1846 John Wood to Peter Sepaugh Deed of Conveyance South Carolina, York District Know all men by these presents that I John Wood of the State and District afore said for and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty Dollars to me in hand paid by Peter Seapaugh a tract piece or parcel of land situate lying and being in the State and District first mentioned on Sukes Branch of Buffaloe Creek Beginning on a white oak T[h]omas Martins Corner thence S 66 E 14 50/chains to a Black Oak Camps Corner with his line S 24 3/4 W 35 chains to a large white oakthence N 67.5 W 33 chains to a post oak thence N 56 E 11 15/100 chns to a stake near a large Hickory Jesse Blantons thence N 29 W 33 25/100 chains to state at fence Blantons and sterns thenceN 39 1/2 28 50/100 chains to stake and pointers Thomas Martins thence S 33 1/2 E 40 chains to the Beginning Containing by estimation one hunderd and eighty acres more or less together with all and singular the rights title and interest appertaining or belonging thereto have and to hold and I do hereby warrant and forever defend the abovementionedperemises unto the said Peter Sepaugh his heirs Executors adms or assignes against the claims of myself my heirs Executors adms or assigns and against the claims of any and every other persons claiming the same or any part thereof In testimony whereof I have herunto set my hand and seal this twenty six day of December AD one thousand Eight hundered and forty six and the seventy first year of the Independence of the United States of America Signed sealed and acknowledged in presence of us Henderson Whisonant, Bird Martin John Wood South Carolina, York District This day personally came Bird Martin before me as one of the magistrated in and for the District aforesaid and being duly sworn saith he did see John Wood assign and acknowledge the within deed fo Conveyance to Peter Seapaugh and that Henderson Whisonant and himself assigned as witness to the same at the same time sworn to and subscribed this 26th day of December 1846 Bird Martin Abrm Hardin magistrate South Carolina, York District I Abraham Hardin one of the magistrates in and for the District aforesaid do hereby Certify that Margaret Wood did appear before me and on a private and separate examination she did declare that she did freely and voluntarily without complusion dread or fearof any person or person whomsover release and relinquish all his right title and Interest as also all her right of Dower of in and to the within mentioned premises unto the said Peter Sepaugh his heirs and assigns as released by her husband John Wood Given under my hand this 26th day of December 1846 Margaret Wood Abraham Hardin Magistrate Recorded April 22nd 1850