Albemarle County, North Carolina


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ALFORD, John
April 16, 1691. May 4, 1691. Daughters: Tabitha and Sarah. Executor: Charles Jones (father-in-law). Witnesses: John Hunt, William Pindor, Hannah Wood. Clerk of the Court: Richard Plater.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 4)

ALFORD, Joseph
December 8, 1689. No probate. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Witnesses: Charles Jones, John Barber, Ludford Ivy.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 4)

ARNOLD, Lawrence
December 14, 1691. February 2, 1691. Son and Executor:John. Other legatee: Lawrence Godfrey. Witnesses: Elizabeth Jenkins, Isaac Rowden. Clerk of the Court: Richard Plater.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 11)

BARBER, John
June 10, 1692. April Court, 1693. Servant: ROBERT HARPER, 10 pounds, and servant to be set free at date of death, Remainder of estate to ANN BOYCE, wife of William Boyce, debarring said William Boyce from any claim or possession of any of said estate. Witnesses: Thomas PALIN, EM. NISCON, EDWARD MAYO. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MAYO.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 17)

BARTLETT, William
March 14, 1694-1695. July Court, 1698. Eldest son: William (plantation adjoining William Arnold). Son: Thomas (land from branch adjoining home plantation to Thomas Godfrey's line). Executors: ELIZABETH and William BARTLETT. Witnesses: THOS: TWEDY, John NORTHCOAT, GILBERT GOODALL. Clerk of the Court: William GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 22)

BARTON, VALLENTIN
March 6, 1685. March 24, 1686. Wife: HANNAH. Brothers-in-law: William FYAM, JOSEPH WILLIAMS. Friends: HANNA FORD, LEDY HARRISON. Executors: HANNA BARTON (wife) and GEORGE FORDISE (brother- in-law). Witnesses: ANN SYMONS, RICHARD FOUNTAIN, William WILKION. Will proven before William WILKJON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 22)

BATEMAN, JONATHAN
January, 1694-1695. February 25, 1695. Wife: ELIZABETH. Sister: MARGARET. Sons: JONATHAN, John, Thomas. Daughter: MARY. Executor: JONATHAN (son). Witnesses: Thomas HASSALE, John TWIGGER, DIANA WHITE. Clerk of the Court: W. GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 24)

BAYER, EDWARD
August 8, 1696. October Court, 1696. Son: John BAYES. Daughters: ELIZ., MARY and ANN BAYES. Executrix: MARY BAYES. Witnesses: THOS. LUTON and COTTON ROBISON. Clerk of the Court: NATHL. CHEVIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 24)

BEASLEY, FRANCES
April 17, 1719. May 20, 1719. Son: JEAMES (a tract of land on the south side of Perquimans River), ROBERT (a tract of land on the north side of Morattock River). Wife: MARY BEASLEY. Executors: JEAMS BEASLEY (brother) and friend John SMITHWICK. Witnesses: John LESSHONS, William MIZELL, John BENTLEY. Proven before CHAS. EDEN, Governor and Ordinary.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 24 & 25)

BENTLEY, John
October 15, 1695. November Court, 1095. Brother: RICHARD BENTLEY. Cousin :ELIZABETH LERRY. John WILLIAMS and ROGER WILLIAMS, William BARROW. Executor: William BARROW. Witnesses: John BARROW, ELIZABETH GARDNER. GEORGE BARROW. Clerk of the Court: W. GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 29)

BLOUNT, JAMES
March 10, 1685. July, 1686. Sons: THOS. BLOUNT and John BLOUNT. Son: JAS. BLOUNT. Daughters: ANN SLOCUM and ELIZ. HAWKINS. Grandchildren: JAMES and SARAH BLOUNT and ANN SLOCUM, and John HAWKINS. Wife: ANN BLOUNT. Executrix: ANN BLOUNT. Witnesses: JNO. HALL, JANE MILLER and WM. DOBSON. Proven before SETH SOTHELL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 35)

BLOUNT, Thomas. Kendricks Creek
September 3, 1701. March 28, 1706. Sons: John and JAMES. Following; lands devised: "Midle plantation; land at the mouth of Kendricks Creek, whereon I now live; land called Cabbin Necke." Daughters: BILLAH (wife of KELLEM TYLER), SARAH PEIRCE, CHRISTIAN LUDFORD and ANN WILSON. Wife: MARY. Executor: JAMES BLOUNT (son). Witnesses: WM. WILLSON, John BLOUNT, Thomas GREEN. Proven before Thomas CARY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 36)

BOTNETT, John
October 30, 1703. April 17, 1704. Friend and Executor: DAVID PRICHARD. Witnesses: WM WARRBN, WM JOY, MARGARE JOY. Will proven before WM ROLFE.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 41)

BOYCE, William
August 30, 1688. April Court, 1693. AD estate, real and personal, to wife, ANN BOYCE. Executrix: ANN BOYCE. Witnesses: PAUL LATHAM. John BARBER, JACOB FIELDS. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MAYO.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 42)

BROWNING, John
April 29, 1723. September 4, 1733. Wife: MARGETT. Son: John (plantation 250 acres). Daughters: ELIZABETH BROWNING, DARKESS. Executors: WIFE, son John BROWNING, MR. COLLIN POLLOCK. Witnesses: THOS. HOBBS. John COOTHEN. Will proven before W. LITTLE, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 52)

CANNINGS, JOSEPH
October 12, 1728. September 22, 1729. Wife and Executrix: REBEKA. Friends: JOSHUA TURNER and MARY TURNER (gold ring to each). Witnesses: JONATHAN BATEMAN, Thomas BATEMAN, ELIZABETH BATEMAN. Will proven before RICH'D EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 62)

COLLEY, MAGDALEN
December 10, 1699. Ratifies and confirms will of MATTHEW COLLEY, except one feather bed and appurtenances which she wills to daughter REBECCA. Witnesses: HENRY WHITE, JACOB OVERMAN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 76)

COLLEY, MATTHEW
April 16, 1699. Children: ELIZABETH, JOHN and REBECCA, one plantation each, John NUBY. No Executor. No probate. Witnesses: FENN. WHITE, JAMES DAVIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 76)

CORBETT, Thomas
January 10, 1692. April 3, 1693. Legatees and Devisees: SARAH LILY (daughter of John LILY), REBEKAH, ANN, JONATHAN and RICHARD VINS (children of RICHARD VINS, SR.) Executor: RICHARD VINS, SR. Witnesses: BENJAMIN GIDON, JOHANNAH GIDON, ANTHONY DAWSON. Clerk of the Court: John STEPNEY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 82)

COWEN, GARRETT
July 6, 1720. April Court, 1721. Son: DANIEL. Wife: not named. Witnesses: and ELIZABETH KOWEN. Clerk of the Court (pro tem.): 3. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 85)

CREECH, HENRY
August 16, 1709. No probate. Son-in-law: John DAILIE (land at ye beetree neck). Sons: Thomas and William (land "called ye bald ridge"), RICHARD, HENRY. Wife and Executrix: JOYCE. Witnesses: ELENOR JAMES, TAMER CREECH, John BELT. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 28.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 87)

CROSLAND, ELIZABETH
October 18, 1693. April Court, 1694. Father: RICHARD STIBETT (STIVER). Witnesses: CHRISTOPHER BUTLER, William SPRICK, ANHORETTA BUTLER. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 88)

CROSLEN, John
May 6, 1693. Chowan Court, April, 1694. God-daughter: CONSTANT STIVER. ANN STIVER, HANER STIVER, RICH STIVER, JOHANER STIVER. Executor: RICH STIVER. Witnesses: JONES BREFOT, ARTHUR CARLETON, COTTON COLLES. Clerk of the Court: NATHANIEL CHEVIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 88

CROPLEY, John
January 25, 1685. March 29, 1686. Son: VINS ("land where I now live"). Wife: ANN. Wife's father: John VINS. No executor named. Witnesses: William WILKJON, GEORGE FORDYSE, EDWARD HARRISON. Will proven before WM. WILKJON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 88)

CRUISE, LAWRENCE
January 13, 1690. Daughter: MARY CRUISE. Friends: ROBERT JENKISSON and wife, ELIZABETH. Executor: Thomas CLARCK (of "yawepime River"). Witnesses: William PRIVIT, DAVID PERKINS. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 89)

CUNNINGHAM, MORRIS
July 19, 1696. Executor and sole devisee and legatee: MATHEW KELLEY. Witnesses: Thomas SYMONS, ARNOLD WHITE. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MAYO.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 89)

DANN, John, SENR
January 7, 1696-1697. May Court, 1697. Sons: John, LUIA. Daughter: ELIZABETH DANN. Wife and Executrix: JEANE. Witnesses: ARCHIBALD BURNETT, HUGH _______, JONATHAN BURDET. Clerk of the Court: W. GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 92)

DAVIS, SAMUELL
January 11, 1687-1688. Wife: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: ROBERT WALLIS, John BILLITT. No probate. Device on seal is three arrows and tomahawk,
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 95)

DEANE, GEORGE, SENR.
April 10, 1700. GEO. DEANE (150 acres of land). Daughter: CHRISTIAN. HUMPHREY LEGO and John BATCHELOR (150 acres each). Executrix: ELIZABETH DEANE. Witnesses: John PROCTOR, MARY SECHEWRAA, HUMPHREY LEGO. (No probate.)
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 97)

DOLEER, GYLES
February 26, 1687-1688. January 6, 1689. Legatees and Devisees: John VALLENTINE RGE, DAVID PRITCHETT, ROWLAND BUCKLY, MARY GAHNRTT ("my plantation"). Executor: RALPH GARNETT. Witnesses: PAUL LATHUM, FRANCIS HENRY, ROWLAND BUSSLY. Will proven before THO. ROLFE, ROBERT WALLIS, PAUL LATHUM , Thomas SYMONS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 101)

DURANT, ANN, widow of GEORGE. Albemarle River.
January 23, 1694. June 22, 1695. Son and Executor: Thomas DURANT. This is a nuncupative will proven by John NORTHCOATE, John CLAPPAR, ELENOR MOLINES, before William DUCKENFIELD. Clerk of the Court: W. GLOVER. Executor qualified in Palatine Court — John ARCHDALE, Governor, DANIEL AKEHURST, FRANCIS , BENJAMIN LATEN. Seal of the Palatine on probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 105)

DURANT, GEORGE
October 9, 1688. April 26, 1693-1694. Sons: JOHN ("i of my plantation"), Thomas ("ye other half"). Nephews: GEORGE DURANT, HENRY DURANT (son of brother JOHN). Daughters: SARAH, MATYTYA, PERTYENIA, and ANN DURANT. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Witnesses: John PHILPOTT, FRANCES HOSSTEN, John CULLY. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MAYO.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 105)

DURANT, GEORGE
May 25, 1730. September 29, 1730. Son: GEORGE. Daughters: ANNB DURANT, MARY DURANT, SARAH DURANT, ELIZABETH DURANT. Friend: ANNE LONGLARTHER. Executors: ZEBULON CLAYTON, RICHARD WHIDBEE (brothers). Witnesses: Thomas SNOWDEN, ELIZABETH GIBSON, John STEVENS. Will proven before RICHARD EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 105)

EARLY, ELIONOR
September 2, 1732. Grandsons: THOS. SUTTON, JAMES CURLEE. Granddaughters: SARAH SUTTON, MARY DALE (my plantation called by the name of "Blew Water"). Executrix: MARY DALE. Witnesses: ROBT. EVANS, NICHOLAS FAIRLESS, NATHANIEL KEELE. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 106)

ELKS, RICHARD
September 21, 1687. October 6, 1687. Executor and sole legatee and devisee: William DARBY ("plantation upon Yawpin River"). Witnesses: Thomas POLLOCK, HANNA HAILE, John WOLFENDEN, John LEWIN. Will proven before SETH SOTHELL, Governor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 111)

EVANS (spelled "EIVENS"), RICHARD
September 7, 1692. October 2, 1693. Sons: JONATHAN, RICHARD. Daughters: RABAKAH EIVENS, ANN EIVENS. Executors: ELIZABETH EIVENS (wife), ALEXANDER LILLINGTON. Witnesses: DAVID SHEARWOOD, JANE ARNOLD, BENJAMIN CIDDEN. Clerk of the Court: John STEPNEY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 115)

FITZPATRICK, CORNELIUS. Allegator
August 21, 1716. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Sons: JOHN, CORNELIUS and BRYANT. Daughters: BLENDER, MARY, SARAH, ELIZABETH. Other legatees: GEO. WHIDBEE, John WOODLAND, ELIZABETH WHIDBEE, RICHARD WHIDBEE, John MARKE. Witnesses: John WOODLAND, GEORGE WHIDBEE, RICHARD WHIDBEE. Will proven before THOS. POLLOCK, May 4, 1722.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 121)

FOURREE, PETER
August 6, 1697. November 3, 1697. Son: John. Daughters: NICOLE, MARGUERITT, MARY. Wife and Executrix: CATHERINE. Witnesses: ANTHONY MARCKHUM. FRANCIS DELAMARE. Clerk of the Council: W. GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 127)

FROST, William
May 30, 1717. April Court, 1718. "Kisey River in Albemarle County." Sons: JAMES, William. Daughters: ELENOR FROST, MARY JOHNSON. Wife: JOAN. No Executor named. Witnesses: WILL LATTIMER, JOHN STANCELL. Clerk of Chowan Court: R. HICKS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 128)

GARFORT, GREGORY
October 1, 1703. July Court, 1704. "To my mate William PARGITER all my whole estate reall & personall * * * *." Executor: WM. PARGITER. Witnesses: FRANCIS TOMES, JR., MARGARETT TOMES, THO. HOUGHTON. Clerk of the Court: THO. SNODEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 131)

GARNER, RALFE
May 31, 1695. August Court, 1695. Daughters: MARY, ELIZABETH and ESTOR. Executrix: JOAN GARDNER. Witnesses: Thomas BARKOCK, GARRETT KEEN. EDWARD MAYO, Clerk of the Court.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 131)

GARRET, William
March 23, 1734. March 27, 1735. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Other legatees: JAMES CHASON, Thomas HARDISON, RICHARD HARDISON, JOSEPH HARDISON. Witnesses: John HARDISON, JASPER HARDISON. Will proven before GAB. JOHNSTON at Edenton.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 132)

GODFREY, FRANCIS
October 20, 1675. November 5, 1675. Sons: William, John. Wife and Executrix: JOANE. Witnesses: PAUL LATHUM, WM. WESTERMAN, John CULPEPER. Keg. Pub.: Thomas HARRIS. Clerk of the Court: RALPH COATES.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 136)

GONSOLVO, LAWRENCE
July 2, 1698. July Court, 1698. All worldly goods bequeathed to father-in-law and mother. Witnesses: THOS. NORSEM, ALICE CHEW, MARY NORCOMB, SARAH BLANK. Clerk of the Court: JOHN STEPNEY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 137)

GOODALL, GILBERT
September 3, 1712. Legatees: ELIZABETH HOSEA, Thomas ARNOLD, JR., John WINBERY, William COLLSON, GEORGE TAYLOR, SARAH WHIDBE, CHARLES BARCLIF, GEORGE DURANT, John STIVERS, RICHARD WHIDBE (executor). Witnesses: William STEVENS, MARGARETT SLATER, MARY DURANT. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 47.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 137)

HAKONY, John
February 25, 1672. October 1, 167.3. Son: JOHN. Wife and other children: mentioned, but not named. Witnesses: ABELL ROBETSON (?), FRANCIS MALLARD. Proven before John JENKINS. Clerk of the Court: Thomas HARRIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 146)

HALSEY, DANIEL
March 13, 1719. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witness: Thomas EVANS. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 222.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 147)

HARDISON, JASPER
May 8, 1733. November 5, 1733. Sons: John ("land on South side of Deep run"), JASFAR (200 acres of land on Cheat Neck), CHARLES ("piece of land called Cheat Neck Island"), JOSUAH and Thomas (land on Cheat Neck branch), RICHARD and JOSEPH ("rest of plantation known by the name of Roses Plantation"). Other legatees: MARY CARKEET. JUDAH SUTTON. Executors: MARY HARDISON (wife), John HARDISON (son). Witnesses: JOSEPH HUDSON, SAMUEL DURRANCE. Will proven before GEO. BURRINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 150)

HARISON, John
February 18, 1693. April Court. Chowan, 1694. Son: William HARISON. Son: John HARISON. Daughter: ELIZABETH HARISON. Son: Thomas HARISON. Executrix: MARY HARISON. Witnesses: GEO. HARDIE and John WATKINS. Clerk of the Court: HENDERSON WALKER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 151)

HARTLEY, FRANCIS
February 4, 1691-1692. May 2, 1692. Wife and Executrix: SUSANNAH. Other legatees: ELIZABETH GLASCOINE, ELIZABETH GRAY, JABUS ALFORD. William MORRIS, GEORGE MASCHAMP. Executor: Thomas HARVEY.Witnesses: G. MASCHAMP, RICHARD SLATER, FRANCIS PARROTT, ANN DURANT. Thomas DURANT. Clerk of the Court: HENDERSON WALKER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 154 & 155)

HARVEY, Thomas
March 31, 1696. November 2, 1699. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Son: Thomas (plantation called "ye Quarter"). Daughter: MARY HARVEY (land called Faulks Point and land on Perquimans River). Nephew: Thomas HARVEY. Brother: ROBERT HARVEY. Witnesses: HENRY NORMAN, ROBERT FENDALL, John PEIRT, W. GLOVER. Codicil to will dated March 23, 1698-1699. Appoints COL. WM. WILKINSON executor of estate of John HARVEY, dec'd, of which estate the testator was executor at the time of his death. Witnesses to Codicil: RICHARD FRENCH, RUTH LUKER. Codicil proven before HENDERSON WALKER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 155)

HAWKINS, John
March 1, 1687-1688. May 13, 1688. Daughter: MARY HAWKINS. Executor: WILLIAM WEST. Witnesses: WILL BENBOW, FRANCIS WELLS, WILL HANCKOCK. Proven before SETH SOTHELL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 158)

HAYMAN, HENRY
August 29. 1709. Sons: HENRY and Thomas ("land bought of EDWARD MAIO"), CHARLES and JAMES (two Islands on North River next to Indian Island). Daughters: MARY and ELINOR HAY.MAN. Wife and Executrix: MARTHA. Witnesses: JAMES FORBUS, ALICE FORBUS, METHUS ALEM VAUGHAN. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 159)

HOGBIN, William
May 4, 1692. July 4, 1692. Wife: MARGETT. Daughters: SARAH and ELIZABETH HOGBIN. Executors: Thomas and JEREMIAH SIMONS. Witnesses: PATRICK BAYLEY, John RAPER. Clerk of the Court: PAUL LATHUM.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 168)

HOPKINS, John
October 14, 1721. November 8, 1721. Sons: mentioned, but not named. Other legatees: SARAH HOPKINS (granddaughter), CHARLES CRADOCK. No executor named. Witnesses: ANDREW OLOVER, CHARLES CRADOCK, ELESEBETH BATEMAN. Clerk of the Court: R. HICKS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 171)

HOSKINS, William "Matacomack Creek"
January 20, 1692-1693. Brother: Thomas HOSKINS. Cousin: DANIEL Cox, JR. Executor: DANIEL Cox. Witnesses: Thomas MORIS, NICHOLAS DAW. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 172)

HOUSE, Thomas
July 4, 1733. Sons: GEORGE, BAYLIS (Executor). Daughters: ANN and EDITH HOUSE. Witnesses: ROBERT POWELL, MARMADUKE NORFLEET. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 173)

HUMPHRIES, RICHARD
October 7, 1688. July 25, 1689. Mother: mentioned, but not named. Other legatees: William NICKOLE, John HUNT. Executor: Thomas POLLOCK. Witnesses: ELIZEBETH BARCLIFF, John ROPER, William BARCLIFT. Will proven before SETH. SOTHBLI,.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 176)

JACKSON, William
March 3. 1694. Sons: ZACHARIAS and DANIELL. Wife: ELIZABETH. Will proven before W. GLOVER. Part of this will is torn away.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 182)

JACKSON, William, SENR
February 21, 1695-1696. March Court, 1697. Sons: WILL JACKSON. JR., ZACHARIAH, DAVID, SAMUEL, DANIEL (plantation on the eastermost branch of Herrin Creek). Daughter: RUTH DAVIS. Wife: ELIZABETH JACKSON. Executors: ZACHARIAH and DANIEL JACKSON. Witnesses: HUGH CAMPBELL, RICH'D PLATER, WM. SIMSON. Clerk of the Court: William GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 182)

JOHNSON, JAMES
August 21, 1694. October Court, 1694. Children: WM. JOHNSON. JAMES JOHNSON and ELIZABETH JOHNSON. Executor: RICHARD ATKINSON. Witnesses: PATRICK KENADY, ANDREW DAVIE. Clerk of the Court: JORN STEPNEY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 188)

JOHNSON, William
January 10, 1689. October 7, 1689. Sons: BENJAMIN and Thomas. Guardians: John HAWKINS. Thomas REFFER (?). Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: Thomas PRISE (PRICE), Thomas COPER (COOPER), Thomas MILLER. Clerk of the Court: John PHILPOTT. Will proven also before THOS. ROLFE.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 189)

JONES, CORNELIUS
May 18, 1714. January 17, 1715. Son: CORNELIUS (land commonly called James Robinsons). Daughters: ELIZABETH and ANN. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: WM. VAUGHAN, John BLISH. FRANCES HARRISON. Will proven before John BLISH and John BETS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 190)

KEILE, Thomas
September 19, 1682. March 6, 1682-1683. Sons: Thomas, ROBERT. Daughter: SARAH. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Guardian: THO. ROLFE. Witnesses: THO. ROLFE, FRANCIS WARDE, William BENTLEY. Proven before WILL. CRAFORD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 201)

LACYE, William, SENIOR
August 3. 1701. July Court, 1704. Daughter: BARBARY LACYE. Granddaughter: MARY LACYE. Daughter-in-law: MARY LACYE. Son: William LACYE. BARBARY and MARY LACYE, daughters of William LACYE, JR. Executor: WM. LACYE, JR. Witnesses: PETER GREY, SENIOR, PETER GRAY, JR., Thomas HOLMES. Clerk of the Court: THO. SNODEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 205)

LATHUM, PAUL
October 7, 1692. July 31, 1693. Son: GEORGE ("my plantation"). Daughter: ELIZABETH LATHUM. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: GEORGE FLEMMING, MARIA FLEMMING, John PHILPOTT. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MOOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 208)

LAWRENCE, William
July 5, 1694. August Court, 1694. Daughters: JANE and RACHELL LAWRENCE. Wife: MARGARET LAWRENCE. Cousin: RACHEL SNELLING. Cousin: WM. LAWRENCE. Executors: ISRARL SNELLING and John LAWRENCE. Witnesses: FRANCIS JONES, JR., CHRISTOPHER LACY, LAWRENCE HUNT. Clerk of the Court: John STEPNEY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 209)

LAYDEN, FRANCIS
February 23, 1727-1728. Probate not dated. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Sons: William ("the manor plantation"), FRANCIS (land adjoining John STEVENS), GEORGE and ISAAC. Daughter: MARY. Cousin: William MIDDLETON. Witnesses: John STEVENS, William MIDDLETON, William EVENS. Clerk of the Court: CHAS. DENMAN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 210)

LINSEY, ROBERT N
May 16, 1689. July 25, 1689. Executors: John WILSON and GEORGE HARDIE. Legatees and devisees: ANN MATHEWS, COLLETON STURGON ("my plantation at Yawpim"), MARY STURGON, (son and daughter of John STURGON). Witnesses: FRANCIS HARTLEY, Thomas SLATER, MARGARET SLATER. Proven before SETH SOTHELL.
 (Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 217)

LOADMAN, JAMES
November 14, 1694. April Court, 1695. JANE BARFIELD, RICHARD BARFIELD, William BUTLER, SABAH BEASLEY, TIMOTHY CLEAR, ELIZABETH PHELPS, JAMES KENIDAY. Executor: William BOGUE. Witnesses: JOHANNA BEASLEY, JANE BYARD, PATRICK CENADY. Clerk of the Court: John STEPNY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 218)

LONG. JAMES
November 24, 1678. October 7, 1680. Sons: JAMES, Thomas and GILLES. Wife and Executrix: mentioned, but not named. Witnesses: John WILSON, William STANARD. No probate officer.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 220)

MARCKHAM, ANTHONY
September 24, 1710. Sons: LEVY, JOSHUA, CHARLES, ANTHONY (to each is given a plantation). Daughters: MARY and TAMAR. Wife: JOY. Executor: LEVY MARCKHAM (son). Witnesses: FRANCIS DELAMARE, EDWARD CHAPMAN. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 237)

MAYFIELD, PETER
June 13, 1687. October 6, 1687. Goddaughter: ANN LOVE. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Witnesses: John LARANCE, ROBERT WALLIS, THO. ROLFE. Proven before SETH SOTHELL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 244)

MEADS, TIMOTHY
March 2, 1685. July 15, 1686. Son: John. Brother: Thomas MEADES, of Littleworth, in Warwickshire, England. Wife: ANN. Executors: MR. DAN ELL AKEHURST, ARNALL WHITE and HARDY WHITE. Witnesses: John HUNTT, William BENTLEY, William HOGBEN. Proven before SETH SOTHELL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 245)

MESLEE, CEARSMEAR
May 2, 1696. October Court, 1696. Son-in-law: RICHARD LOWIE. Executrix: PHILLIS MESLER. Witnesses: Thomas LUTEN, John FENEB, RUTH RANER. Clerk of the Court: NATH. CHEVIN
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 246)

MOORE, SAMUEL
January 9, 1693-1694. August 20, 1694. Son: SAMUEL. Wife and Executrix: ABIGAIL. Witnesses: JNO. HAWKINS, John CABBIDGE, SARAH HAWKINS. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MAYO
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 253)

MUNDAY, William
December 3, 1688. January 28, 1688. Son: William. Daughter: ELIZABETH MUNDAY. Wife and Executrix: EMMAY. Executor: John STOCKUM. Witnesses: John JONES, William HANCOCK, ELIZA STOCKUM, John WINGATE. Proven before SETH SOTHELL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 260)

MUNS, Thomas
January 5, 1693. Wife: Anne Muns, sole heir and Executrix. Witnesses: Mathew Sayes, Wm. Walters, Thos. Gilbert. Proved at Chowan. Clerk of Court: Henderson Walker.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 260)

NAYLER, William
April 13, 1696. September 30, 1696. Little River. Daughters: Margaret and Mary "living in Virginia." Executor: John King. Witness: Martha Plater. Clerk of the Court: W. Glover.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 261)

NEALE, Charles
January 7, 1698-1699. Daughters: Dorcas, Mary. Guardian to daughter: John Mackeell. Son: Charles (negroes). Wife and Executrix: Mary. Witnesses: John Mackeell, Francis Delemare, John Woodhouse, Thomas Boyd, Joy Markham. Clerk of the Court: N. Chevin.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 262)

NICHOLSON, Joseph
August 6, 1679. January Court, 1697-1698.  Plantation on Perquimans River to brother,  John Nicholson. Brothers: Benjamin, Samuel, John, Nathaniel, Christopher. Executors: Saml. and John Nicholson. Witnesses: Gabriel Nuby, Mary Nuby, Thos. Overman. Clerk of the Court: John Stepney.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 265)

OATES, James
July 24, 1703. January Court, 1703-1704. Son: Joseph Oates. Wife: Elizabeth Oates. Jonathan Evins. Executrix: Elizabeth Oates. Witnesses: Joseph Smith, James Coles. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Snoden
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 271)

PETERSON, Jacob
January 13, 1697. July Court, 1698. One shilling in silver to Rebonah Boord, daughter-in-law, one shilling each to daughters Elizabeth, Constant. Daughter: Ann Peterson, plantation bought from Jno. Durant. Executrix: Mary Peterson. Witnesses: Martha Fagett, James Fageett, Stephen Mainwaring. Clerk of the Court: John Stepney.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 285)

PETERSON, Jacob
1697. This is a nuncupative will leaving everything to wife, Rebeckah. Proven before John Whedbe by Edward and Mary Gelff.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 286)

PHILPOTT, John
November 19, 1694. John Lawson, son of Nathl. Lawson (plantation now living on ten cows and 6,000 pounds pork to buy a negro), John Lawson. Wife: Mary Philpott. Plantation adjoining home lands to son-in-law, Wm. Woolard. Executors: Daniel Akehurst and John Lawson. Witnesses: Tho. Rolfe, Daniel Hawkins. John Cabege. (No probate.)
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 288)

PROSELL, Garrit
January 31, 1724-1725. August 2, 1725. Sons: Edman and Garritt. Daughters: Mary, Cathen, Elizabeth. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Witnesses: William Wilson, John Scarborough, William Waite. Proven before Richard Everard.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 294)

PORTER, John, Merchant
January 8, 1712. August 7, 1712. Wife: MARY, lands in Chowan Precinct. Son: Edmund, lands in Chowan after death of wife. Son: John Porter, tract of land in Bath County called "Chocowinateh," Son: Joshua, land called "Quarry's." Son: Matthew Porter, 2,000 acres in Bath County, "on other side of river," bought of Richard Smith. Son-in- law: Jno. Lillington and wife Sarah, mentioned. Daughter: Eliza, three negroes. Executrix: Mary Porter. Witnesses: Jno. Allen, M.D., John Webber. Notary Public: Joane Mills (Wch.). Original missing. Recorded in Book of Wills No. 2, page 5. This will is proven before Jona Thomas, Mayor, of Bridgewater, in Somerset County, England, on the day of February, 1712.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 295)

POWELL, John
February 20, 1723-1724. Wife: Ann. Sons: John and Brooks Powell (wife and sons in England and are appointed Executors). Friends: William Downing and Joshua Turner. Witnesses: Mary Downing, John Freeman, Jos. Freeman. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 298)

PRICE, Thomas
September 18, 1689. February Court, 1696. Godson: Archibald McDaniel. Mary Humphreys, Joan McDaniel, John Sawyer. Witnesses: Michael Conner, John Sawyer, Garrett Keen. Clerk of the Court: Wm. Glover. (Executor: Daniel Phillips. Appointed by Court.)
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 301)

RAMAN, William
October 12, 1713. Sons: Thomas and Edward (plantation to each). Daughters: Elizabeth Scarborough, Sarah and Mary Raman. Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Witnesses: Jno. Hawkins, Thomas Passingham. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 305)

ROBINSON, James
March 12, 1699-1700. All lands and other property to Cornelius Jones, Executor. Witnesses: Thomas Miller, William Woolard, John Powell. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 317)

ROBINSON, Thomas
March 4, 1718-1719. April 2, 1719. Little River in the County of Albemarle. Sons: Joseph and John (land and negroes). Daughter: Anne Robinson. Executors: Zachariah Nixon, Francis Tomes and John Symons. Witnesses: Joseph Ming, Josiah Bingham, Samuel Sherer. Proven before Francis Foster. Also before Charles Eden.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 317)

ROGERS, William
April 25, 1690. Legatee: Jonathan Bateman. No executor. Witnesses: John Hollfand, John Twigger, Hanah Edy. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 319)

ROSIER, Nathl.
July 1, 1703. April 5, 1704. Legatees: William Jones (Executor) and Henry Lysles. Witnesses: Henry Lysles, John Lewerton, Robert Oneale. Clerk of the Court: N. Chevin.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 320)

SAWYER, John
December 22, 1713. Sons: John, Thomas, Robert, Solomon (a plantation to each). Grandson: Charles Grandy. Wife and Executrix: Jean. Witnesses: Thomas and Robert Sawyer, Timothy Reading. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 328)

SCANER, Isaac
August 6, 1693. October 2, 1693. Friends: William Jackson and Elizabeth Nixon. Neighbors: William Simson, Robert Lewis, John Godfrey, Ann Boyse. No executor appointed. Witnesses: William Tanner, William Jackson, Thomas Symons. Clerk of the Court: Edward Mayo.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 329)

SCOTT. Joshua
January 8, 1685-1686. Daughters: Grace and Sarah Scott (lands, orchards, etc.). Wife and Executrix: Mary. Witnesses: John Kinsay, Richard Evens, John Wolfenden. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 331)

SEARS, William
August 29. 1679. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Brother: Thomas Sears ("now in Bermudas"). Friend: Richard Roades. Witnesses: Ralph Coates, Daniel Frissell. No probate. Impression of ship on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 333)

SHERWOOD, Thomas
December 22, 1698. April 17, 1694. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth ("one-half the plantation I now live on, including the mantion house"). Daughter: Sarah. Executor: George Muschamp. Witnesses: William Rawlinson, Elizabeth Rawlinson, Barbara Midleton. Clerk of the Court: Edward Mayo.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 335)

SIMMONS, Matthew
February 16, 1691-1692. Daughters: Ann and Margaret Simmons. Remainder of will illegible
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 338)

SIMSON, William
January 15, 1693-1694. April 17, 1694. Sons: William and John (negro to each). Wife: Dority. Executors: John Thomlin and John Raper. Witnesses: Robert Lowhy and Charles Taylor. Clerk of the Court: Edward Mayo.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 340)

SLOCKUM, Anthony
November 26, 1688. Son: John ("plantation I now live upon"). Grandsons: John Slockum, Samuel Slockum (200 acres of land), Joseph (200 acres of land), Thomas and Joseph Gilbert. Granddaughter: Sarah Gilbert. Executor: John Slockum (son). Witnesses: Jorn Wimpele, William Dobson, Nicholas Crisp. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 343)

SMEWIN, Henman
July 17,1673. November 3,1673. Friend and Executor: Thomas East- Church, who is appointed guardian for John, Margaret and Elizabeth White, children of Henry White, dec'd. Witnesses: George Walker, Tho. Hassold. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Harris.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 344)

SMITH, Thomas
November 4, 1706. Legatees: Maroritt Cuttler and James Ward (Executor). Witnesses: Jno. Allcock, Stephen Swaine, Patricke Cav- Yelton. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 347)

SNELLIN, Israel
August 31, 1700. September 6. 1700. Daughter: Rachell Snellin (plantation after decease of wife, Hannah Snellin). Daughter: Ester Snellin. Executors: Hannah Snellin, Isaac Willson. W,tnesses: Samuel Nicholson, Joseph Peine, Francis Tomes, Jr. Secretary of State: Saml. Swann.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 349 & 350)

SOTHELL, Seth
January 20, 1689-1690. February Court, 1693-1694. Executrix: Anna Sothell. Thomas Hartley (plantation for five years. Signory on Flatty Creek and Pasquotank Kiver until death). Father-in-law: Edward Foster (plantation at Cuscopincum and 30 head of cattle). William Dunkinfield, William Wilkeson and Henderson Walker (five pounds each for gold ring), Edward Wade (plantation on Little River until death). Anna Blunt, wife (all estate and personal property not otherwise willed). Witnesses: Wm. Wilkeson, Henderson Walker, John Lowes, Will. Wollard, Sarah Wollard. Clerk of the Court: Edward Mayo.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 352)

TAYLOR, Robert
September 7, 1700. Wife: Ann Taylor (all real and personal estate). Executrix: Ann Taylor. Witnesses: Tho. Rolfe, Tho. Lewiss, Robt. Love. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 372)

TERRILL, William
June 3,1682. Little River. Sons: William, "in Weymouth, New England" (plantation on Little River, commonly called the Quarter), Gideon, "of Weymouth afsd" (land on Little River and Deep Creek). Daughter: Mary (wife of William Manson). Other legatees: Mary, daughter of Nathaniel Baxter; John, son of Richard Tule. Executors: George Durrant of "Bertey Point," John Hunt of Little River. Witnesses: Sam Woodrow. William Hughes, Nathaniel Baxter. No probate. Impression of swan on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 373)

THURSTON, John
April 10, 1692. Son and Executor: John. Witnesses: Francis Tomes, Thomas Holmson (?), Samuel Nickellson. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 377)

TOMLINSON, John
October 14, 1697. March Court, 1697-1698. Children: William and Mary, John and Elizabeth. Land called "Cabin Neck" to be divided between sons, William and John. Executrix: Elizabeth Tomlinson. Witnesses: Jacob Overman, Dorothy Overman. Clerk of the Court: Wm. Glover.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 378)

TORKSEY, Phillip
January 16, 1720-1721. July 20, 1727. Sons: Phillup and John Torksey, Robert Morgin and Henry Haman. Executors: Robert Morgan and wife, not named. Witnesses: Robert and Sarah Harrison, Mary Gilbart, William Griffin. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Weekes. Executors qualified before Wm. Willson.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 379)

TORVERSON, James
August 5, 1675. Executor and sole legatee: Thomas Jarvis. Witnesses: Paul Lathum, Thomas Dewbery. Proven before Seth Sothell.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 380)

TURNER, William
April 28, 1696. July 27, 1698. Little River. Sons: William and Joshua (plantation to each). Daughter: Sarah Turner. Wife and Executrix: Katherine. Witnesses: Richard Plater, Hugh Campbell, Henry Palin, Thomas Simmons. Clerk to Council: W. Glover.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 383)

TURNER, William
October 28, 1696. Little River. Sons: William (orchard on Little Creek), John (plantation bought of Patrick Baley). Daughter: Sarah Turner. Executors: Matthew Kelly and James Davis. Witnesses: Richard Plator, Hugh Cambell, Henry Palin, Thomas Simons. This is a copy made by J. Knight. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 383)

WALKER, John
January 12, 1709. Wife and Executrix: Elisabeth. Sons: James, Thomas (land called Barsees Neck). Daughter: Sarah. Executors: Thomas and Robert West. Witnesses: Elizabeth Powell, Zachariah Garkin, Will Mitchell. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712- 1722, page 37.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 389)

WALLER, Thomas
June 30, 1687. July 10, 1687. Son: George. Daughters: Anne and Elizabeth. Wife and Executrix: not named. Witnesses: John Hallan, William Billings, John Harris, John Durant. Proven before Seth Sothell.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 391)

WARMING, Abraham
No date or probate. Legatees: John Wheatley, William Winsey. Witnesses: John Lewis, Elinor Luton, Thomas Luten, John Chandler.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 393)

WHIDBE, George
April 21, 1722. Daughters: Ann and Elizabeth (land on Cow Ridge). Brother: Richard Whidbee. Other legatees: John Gardener (son of Jane Gardener) and John Whidhke (son of John Whidbee). Wife and Executrix: Wineford. Witnesses: Joseph Winship, William Hudson, William Willson. Proven before Wm. Reed, "Presidente of North Carolina."
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 400)

WHITE, Henry
September 19, 1706. Sons: Henry, Arnold, Isack, Robert and John. (Negroes and "maner" plantation devised and bequeathed to sons.) Daughters: Content, Mary and Naomy. Wife and Executrix: not named. Witnesses: Zachariah Nixon, John Symons, John Martin, Jeremyah Symons, John Raper. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 401)

WHITE, John
April 4, 1690-1691. Legatees: William and Elizabeth Edleton, James Rigg (Executor). Wife and Executrix: Margret. Witnesses: John Stepney, Stephen Hanreffe (?), Thomas Leffer (?). Signature of probate officer illegible.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 402)

WHITE, Robert
April 19, 1698. Probate illegible. Sons: Vincent and Robert. Daughter: Mary. Friend: Thomas Jones. Executor: Vincent White (son). Witnesses: Ephream Coste, John Fourre, Francis Delamare.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 403)

WHITE, Roger
September 10, 1686. Wife and Executrix: Joan. Other legatees: William Morrison, Richard Williamson and George Lonoday (?). Witnesses: Wm. Chapman, George Lonoday (?), Richard Williamson, Thomas WAllen. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 403)

WHITE, Thomas
March 11, 1695. No probate. Wife and Executrix: Diana. Other legatee: William Collins. Witnesses: Dedora Willoby. William Collins, Thomas Hassold.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 404)

WILLIAMS, John                                                                                                              
January 29, 1727-1728. Daughter: Mary. Brother: Nathaniel Williams (plantation). Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Witnesses: Thomas and Mary Peirce, Charles Cenman. Clerk of the Court: Charles Denman.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 410)

WILLIAMS, Lodwick
November 7, 1684. December 1, 1684. Son: Edward. Wife and Executrix: Hannah. Witnesses: Thomas French, John Jones. Proven before John Archdale.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 411)

WILLIAMS, William
December 9, 1711. April 15. 1712. Wife and Executrix: Mary. Sons: Samuel, John (lands on Blak Water called Littel Town), Steven (lands). Witnesses: Tredell Keefe, Luis Williams, Robert Lanier. Clerk of the Court: Edward Bonwicke.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 413)

WILSON, Robert
February 26, 1693. December Court, 1697. Son: Isaiah Wilson. Grandchildren: Robert and Ann Wilson, Sarah and Hester Bolman. Son: Isaack Wilson. Executrix: Ann Wilson. Witnesses: John CopeLand, Richd. Ratcliff, Eliz. Ratcliff. Clerk of the Court: W. Glover.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 416)

WINDLEY, Robert
July 31,1688. Probate illegible. Son and Executor: William. Daughter: Lidia. Other legatees: John Perry, George Perry, John and Elizabeth Eaton. Witnesses: Edward and Elizabeth Smithwick.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 417)

WOOLWARD, William
November 12, 1684. February 2, 1691-1692. Wife: Sarah. Granddaughter: Margrett Hollbrock. Executor: Edward Wade. Witnesses: George Gunnette, Henry Goodman, Henry Bonner, William Charelton, Nicholas Daw. Clerk of the Court: Richard Plater.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 423)

 



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