All deeds and conveyances made since April 16, 1868 whereby lands and tenements which were the estate of their husbands have been conveyed to married women and which have been duly recorded in the office of the register of deeds or clerk of court for the county in which such lands and tenements are situate shall be deemed good and effectual in the law, to all intents and purposes, as if the same had been recorded in the office of the Secretary of State within the time prescribed by law, anything to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

Legislative history
1962 Code Section 20-208; 1952 Code Section 20-208; 1942 Code Section 8884; 1932 Code Section 8884; Civ. C. '22 Section 5315; Civ. C. '12 Section 3545; Civ. C. '02 Section 2459; G. S. 1779; R. S. 1971.