Pipkin Family Association

Joseph Pipkin Land Grant, 10 Nov 1784

Secretary of State Land Grant Office
Warrants, Plats, etc. - Dobbs County

No. 1774
County - Dobbs
Name - Joseph Pipkin
Acres - 40
Grant No. - 519
Issued - 10 Nov 1784
Warrant No. - [blank]
Entry No. - 695
Entered - 9 Aug 1779
Book No. - 57
Page No. - 233
Location - On the South side of Neuce and South side of the back branch of Falling Creek

No. 692
Richard Caswell, Jun.
Entry Officer of Claims for Lands in the County of Dobbs

To the Surveyor of the said County, Greeting,

You are hereby required, as soon as may be, to lay off and survey, for Joseph Pipkin a Tract or Parcel of Land, containing Sixty (sic) Acres, lying in the County aforesaid, on the So. Side of upper Falling Creek Joining his own & James Rhodes's line.

Observing the Directions of the Act of Assembly in such Case made and provided for running out Lands. Two just and fair Plans of such Survey, with a proper Certificate annexed to each, you are to transmit, with this Warrant, to the Secretary's Office without Delay.

Given under my Hand at Kingston
the 9th Day of August Anno
Dom. 1779
Rich'd Caswell Jun'r

State of North Carolina
Dobbs County
May 19th 1779

Surveyed for Joseph Pipkin a plantation containing forty acres land in Dobbs County on the South side of Neuse & South side of Back Branch of falling Creek Begining at a pine & white oak on sd Creek James Rhodeses Begining tree runing thence with his line South thirty five & West one hundred & sixty pole to a pine & scrub oak his corner then South seventy eight & East thirty Eight pole to a Hickory his own Corner thence with his own line North thirty five & East one Hundred & eighty pole to a white oak on the Creek thence up the Creek to the Begining.

Jn. Markland Surv'r

Nathan Grantham } CC
David Musgrove }

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