An interesting item recorded in the County Court minutes for Macon County, North Carolina. Why was Powell giving Elizabeth a mare? Was he perhaps a relative? If this is your family, don’t forget to check Macon County’s property records for the actual deed of gift.
When Powell Stover[?] came into court and
thesigning the deed of Gift to Elizabeth Cunningham
Daughter of James & Lucinda Cunningham a certain mare pony[?]
two years old a boy with two particular white spots one on the
left side of the left arm and the other on the left side of the right
arm dated 8th day of November 1841 ordered to be recorded[?]
Source: Macon County, North Carolina, County Court Minutes Book 3, 1833 – 1855: 161; North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh; NCSA micropublication C.061 30001.