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ABERCROMBIE, HANNAH
August 12, 1754.  January Court, 1755.  Daughter: CATHRINE CHAMBERLIN. Grandchildren: LUCY and JEREMIAH CHAMBERLIN, DANIEL EVERTON, WILLIAM, HANNAH and JAMES EVERTON, COURTNEY and ABY CHAMBERLIN.  Executrix: CATHERINE CHAMBERLIN. Witnesses: THOMAS TAYLOR. WILLIAM COALE.  Clerk of the Court: THOMAS TAYLOR. Executrix qualified before ROBERT MURDEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 1)

ABINGTON, THOMAS
November 13, 1707.  December 28, 1707.  Legatees: MARY TULLY, GEORGE ELLIS, CHARLES GRIFFIN, ELIZABETH HECKLEFIELD. Executors: TOBIAS KNIGHT, JOHN and THOMAS PALIN. Witnesses: JOHN
HECKLEFIELD, FRANCIS GILBERT, MARY COOKOO. Proven before W. GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 1)

ALBERTSON, ISAAC
February 12, 1759. March Court, 1759. Wife and Executrix: JEMIMA. Daughter: RUTH ALBERTSON. Witnesses: THOMAS CRAGHILL, ISAAC SITTEN (or Litten), 5ARAH MARTIN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 3)

ARMOUR, JOHN
March 21, 1728. March Court, 1729. Son: JOHN. Daughters: MARY, ANN. Other legatees: JOHN DAVIS and WILLIAM DAVIS (brothers of former wife). Wife and Executrix not named. Executor: DAVID BARLY (
father-in-law). Witnesses: (Signatures of witnesses, probate and portion of will missing.)
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 10)

ARMOR, WILLIAM
December 13, 1719. January 25, 1719. Legatees: THOMAS and THEOPHILUS ARMOR (sons), ROBERT and JOHN ARMOR and ANN MEADS, WILLIAM BROTHERS. Executor: JOHN ARMOR. Witnesses: WILLIAM JAMES, THOMAS CRANK. Proven before JNO. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 10)

BAILEY, DAVID
October 6, 1745. March 29, 1746. Sons: JOSEPH (one plantation, three negroes, one whipsaw, one steel trap, one corn mill), BENJAMIN (land bought of Ebenezer Hall, and one negro), ROBERT (land and plantation, "The Folly," two negroes, half of new schooner), SIMON (plantation called "Piney Point" lying at Core Sound, one negro). Daughters: ELIZABETH BRYANT, SARAH SNOWDON and TAMAR BAILEY. Stock mark of testator, swallow fork in right ear, the left ear off; also poplar leaf in "ye left ear and a crop and a slit in ye right." To daughter TAMAR is bequeathed one woolen wheel made at Core Sound. Other legatees. MIRIAM OVERMAN
and DAVID WALLIS (children of second wife). Wife: THAMAR. Executors: JOSEPH BAILEY (son) and SIMON BRYANT (son-in-law). Witnesses: THOS. WEEKS, PATRICK BAILEY, JOHN BAILEY. Proven before ENOCH HALL, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 14)

BAILEY, JOSEPH
June 17, 1749. August 4, 1749. Daughter: ANNE BAILEY ("plantation whereon I now live"). Brothers: SIMON and ROBERT BAILEY. Sisters: THAMAR BAILEY, SARAH SNOWDON. Executors: ROBERT BAILEY (brother), PATRICK POOL. Witnesses: PATRICK BAILEY, DAVID BAILEY, HENRY DE SON. Will proven before GAB. JOHNSTON at Eden House.  Coat of arms on testator's seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 14)

BARCOCK, WILLIAM
March 5, 1730. July 10, 1731. Sons: THOMAS (100 acres land upper end of my Island"), WILLIAM, DANIELL (100 acres adjoining Thomas), PETER (100 acres adjoining Daniell), JOHN (100 acres "on bee tree neck"),
JOSEPH ("plantation I now live on," containing 140 acres), LUKE. Daughters: JANE and ANN. Wife and Executrix: JANE. Witnesses: JAMES FORBUS, REBECCA FORBUS, JOHN BELL. Clerk of the Court: WILLIAM WYOTT.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 18)

BARECOCK, THOMAS
January 1, 1721. January 17,' 1721-1722. Sons: WILLIAM and THOMAS' BARECOCK. Daughters: ELIZABETH UPTON, SARAH SANDERLIN, PRISCILLA GREGORY, MARGARET GREGORY, REBEKAH FORBUS and MARTHA FORBUS. Granddaughter: MARGARET DAVIS. Grandson: CALEB GREGORY. Executors: WILLIAM BARECOCK and MARGARET GREGORY. Witnesses: BALEY FORBUS, JOHN BELL, GEORGE LUMLEY. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD GALE.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 18)

BARNSFELD, ANNE
April 23, 1721. July 8, 1721. Daughters: ANN COWLES, ELIZABETH ROYAL. Granddaughter: ELIZABETH ROYAL. Executor: COBNILUS ROYAL. Witnesses: ROBERT PALMER and EVAN JONES. Will proven before JOHN PALIN, J. P.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 19)

BEELS, JACOB
May 15, 1746. July Court, 1746. Daughters: TABITHA and MARY (manor plantation), BARBRAY, ELIZABETH. Brother: JOHN BEELS. Executor: JOHN BEELS (brother). Witnesses: CHARLES WRIGHT, WILLIAM ANDREWS, MARY WRIGHT. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 25)

BEELS, JAMES
November 3, 1721. April 17, 1722. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Son: JOHN BEEL (plantation). Witnesses: JOHN PERKENS, HENRY CREECH, GEORGE LUMLEY. Clerk of the Court: EDW'D GALE.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 25)

BELL, JOHN
March 1, 1720. March 29, 1721. Sons: JAMES ("all my land att Alegator"), JOHN, WILLIAM, GEORGE, NATHANIEL (to these four "all my land on the north side of Pasquotank River"), HENRY, JOSEPH, BENJAMIN. Daughter: MARY BELL. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: WILLIAM WILLSON. SAMUEL COCK, DARBEY SIVILENANT. Will proven before R. HICKS, Clerk, at Court held at Queen Anne's Creek, in Chowan Precinct.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 26)

BELMAN, JOHN
November 5, 1706. January Court, 1706-1707. Sons: JOHN and ROBERT. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Witnesses: THO. BOYD, BENJ'N WEST. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 27)

BILLET, JOHN
February 29, 1719-1720. April 19, 1720. Son: DANIEL (plantation adjoining BENJAMIN PRITCHARD). Daughtcr: SARAH. Son-in-law: JAMES BELL. Wife and Executrix: ALLICE. Witnesses: W. NORRIS, THOS. SAWYER, JONTH. JONES, JAMES BELL. Recorded in hook 1712-1722, page 223. Original missing.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 31)

BLISH, JOHN
November 17, 1718. Devisees: MARTHA FOSTER (daughter of THOMASFOSTER), ELIZABETH FLEMEN, EDWARD JAMES, STEPHEN SALL, WILLIAM WILLSON (mairener). Executor: WILLIAM WILLSON. Witnesses: JOSEPH CAPE, MARY MILLER, JOHN BETT Senor. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 34)

BOYD, JOHN
January 29, 1741. July Court, 1742. Sons: WILLIAM ("Westeard parte of my land"), THOMAS ("Eastard part of my land"). Daughter: WINEFRUIT BOYD. Wife and Executrix: ANN BOYD. Witnesses: JOHN McKEEL, WM. WALLIS, ANTHONY MARKHAM. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 42)

BOYD, WINEFRED
June 15, 1720. July 19, 1720. Sons: JOHN and THOMAS BOYD (negroes). BENJAMIN and CHARLES WEST (executors). Witnesses: LEWIS KNIGHT, RICHARD STAMP. Recorded in Book 1712-22, page 242. Original missing.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 42)

BRASKE, LAURENCE
June 1, 1687. July 2, 1687. Devisees: MARGARET BROWNE and ELIZABETH CRADUCK. Executrix: MARGARET BROWNE and ELIZABETH CRADUCK. Witnesses: JOHN BROWNE, WM. WOOD, JOHN WILLSON. Will proven before SETH SOTHELL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 45)

BRAY, HENRY
September 20, 1745. Sons: WILLIAM, CHRISTOPHER, JOHN, GEORGE, DANIEL (one shilling each), JEREMIAH ("my plantation containing 100 acres land"), JACOB. Daughters: MARY SHAWDAILY, SARAH SQUIERS, ELIZABETH FORBES (one shilling each). Wife and Executrix: DINAH. Witnesses: JAS. FORBES, JNO. CABTRIET, WILLIAM WRIGHT. Probate illegible.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 45)

BRAY, WILLIAM
August 23, 1725. January 18, 1725. Sons: HENERE (the tract of land "that he now liveth on"), GEORGE (plantation "where I now live"). Executors: W'ILLIAM BURGES and GEORGE BRAY. Witnesses: STEPHEN BURGES, THOMAS BURGES, ELIZABETH BURGES. Clerk of the Court: THO. WEEKES. Executor qualified before Jo. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 45)

BRIGHT, HENERY
July 8, 1734. October Court, 1739. Son: ADAM. Daughter: LEVINAH UPTON. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: WILLIAM OVEBENTON, JOSEPH MAKEFARSON. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 47)

BROTHERS, JOHN
November 28, 1733. April 8, 1735. Sons: JOSEPH (200 acres of land known as Kirks plantation), WILLIAM (150 acres of land), JOHN (100 acres of land on North side of Gum Pole Swamp), SAMUELL (129 acres of land). THOMAS, RICHARD, SAMUEL. Daughter: ELIZABETH BROTHERS. Wife: MARY. Executors: MARY BROTHERS (wife), JOSEPH BROTHERS (son), WILLIAM BROTHERS (brother). Witnesses: THOMAS WOODLEY, MARY WOODLEY, JAMES CRAVEN. Clerk of Court: Jos. SMITH. Courts house in Broomfield.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 50)

BROTHERS, WILLIAM
January 3, 1711. Sons: WILLIAM (126 acres of land), THOMAS (126 acres of land), RICHARD (126 acres of land), JOHN (126 acres of land), BENJAMIN. Daughters: ELINOR CARP. ELIZABETH, MARY, HANAH, SARAH, REBEKAH DOROTY. Wife and Executrix: SARAH BROTHERS. Witnesses: HOWELL BROWNE. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 50)

BROWN, JOHN
February 15. 1698-1699. October 17, 1699. Sons: DANIEL and PEETER ("my plantation"). Daughters: MARGARET and JEAN. Executrix: WIFE (not named). Witnesses: DANIEL AKEHURST, WILLIAM REED. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 51)

BUCKLY, ELENDER
February 26, 1704. April 17, 1705. Sons: HENRY, JORGE. Daughter: ELIZABETH BUCKLY. Executor: SON (not named). Witnesses: WM.P SIMSON, MARY SIMSON, JOANA PRITCHARD. Clerk of the Court: THOS.
ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 54)

BUNDY, ANNE
November 16, 1743. December, 1744. Sons: GIDEON (wife MIRIAM), ABRAHAM. Granddaughter: LYDIA BUNDY. Executors: GIDEON and ABRAHAM BUNDY (sons). Witnesses: JACOB OVERMAN, ABRAHAM HENDRICK, THOS. WILKES. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 55)

BUNDY, BENJAMIN
October 5, 1728. October 26, 1728. Wife: HANNAH BUNDY (plantation of 1,200 acres). Brother: SAMUEL BUNDY. Executors: HANNAH BUNDY and SAMUEL BUNDY. Witnesses: ZACHARIAH FEILD, THOMAS WOODLEY, JOHN PHITT. Will proven before C. GALE, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 55)

BUNDY, CALEB
Brothers: WILLIAM and JOHN BUNDY. Executor: WILLIAM BUNDY (brother). Witness: RUTH RECTON. Clerk pro tem, of the Court: J. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 55)

BUNDY, CALEB
April 27, 1721. Sons: JOHN ("land I bought of THOMAS STANTON"), BENJAMIN ("tract of land whereon I now dwell"). SAMUEL ("all my land up Little River"). Daughter: MARY BUNDY ("tract of land I bought of my brother SAMUEL BUNDY"). Granddaughter: LIDAT BUNDY (daughter of son WILLIAM BUNDY). Executors: JOHN and BENJAMIN BUNDY (sons). Witnesses: THOMAS WOODLEY, RUTH RETTON, JOHN SYMONS. Clerk of the Court: EDW'D GALE.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 55)

BUNDY, SAMUEL
January 6, 1737. July Court, 1740. Friend: THOMAS NICHOLSON. Sons: WILLIAM, ABRAHAM, GIDEON, JOSIAH. Daughter: JANE PIKE, wife of BENJAMIN PIKE. Wife: ANNE. Cousin: SAMUEL BUNDY. Executors: ANNE BUNDY (wife) and THOMAS NICHOLSON. Witnesses: JOHN NIXON, PHINEAS NIXON, JOSEPH ROBINSON. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 55)

BURGESS, STEPHEN
January 21, 1734-1735. April 13, 1736. Sons: THOMAS ('• plantation I now live on"), STEPHEN (plantation called Beach Ridge), DAVID (plantation called Bridg Nack). Wife: ELIZABETH. Executors: ELIZABETH BURGES (wife) and WILLIAM BURGES (brother). Witnesses: PETER BROWN, MATTHEW HARENDEEN, SARAH BROWN. Clerk of the Court: JAS. SMITH.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 56)

BURNBY, JOHN
April8, 1705. August 19, 1707. Son: JOHN. Grandson: JOHN MASON. Granddaughters: MARGUERITT BURNBY, ELIZABETH BURNBY, ELIZABETH COBB, SARAH MASON, MARY MASON. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: SAMUEL PIKE, GORG ELLES, JOHN CORP. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 56)

BURNBY, THOMAS
May 12, 1687. October 6, 1687. Wife: HANNAH. Brothers: EDWARD and WILLIAM STANLY, JOHN and WILLIAM BURNBY. Father: JOHN BURNBY. Executrix: HANNAH BURNBY. Witnesses: QUITH CRADDOCK, ELIZABETH MABRY, DORITHY SHILO, JOHN BULL. Proven before SETH SOTHELL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 57)

BYROM, THOS
March 13, 1709-1710. Friend: BENJAMIN WEST. Executors: JOHN PALIN, BENJAMIN WEST. Witnesses: ARTHUR HATCH, BARTHOLEMEW HEWITT. Coat of arms seal. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 59)

CARTWRIGHT, GRACE
December 30, 1728. June 3, 1729. Daughter: ELIZABETH TRUEBLOOD. Son: JOSEPH. Other legatees: JOSIAH TRUEBLOOD, JOSHUA TRUEBLOOD, JOHN TRUEBLOOD, ELIZABETH TRUEBLOOD, MIRIAM TRUEBLOOD, ELIZABETH MURDEN, JEREMIAH MURDEN, MARY MURDEN, JOHN MURDEN, JOB CARTWRIGHT, SENR, BENJAMIN CARTWRIGHT (son of Joseph), ELIZABETH CARTWRIGHT (daughter of Joseph), THOMAS CARTWRIGHT (son of THOMAS). Executor: JOSEPH CARTWRIGHT (son). Witnesses: BENJAMIN MILLER, WILLIAM LEWIS, MARTHA LEWIS. Will proven before RICHARD EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 64)

CARTWRIGHT, JOHN
April 23, 1714. Brothers: Jon CARTWRIGHT, THOS. CARTWRIGHT, Jos. CARTWRIGHT. Sisters: ELIZA CARTWRIGHT, CATHERINE CARTWRIGHT. Friend: JOHN MURDEN (son of JERROM MURDEN). Executors: THOMAS and JOB CARTWRIGHT (brothers). Witnesses: GRAN CARTWRIGHT, WILL NORRIS. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 64)

CARTWRIGHT, RORERT
April 15, 1746. July Court, 1746. Sons: HEZEKIAH ("plantation whereon I now live"), JOSIAH, EZEKIEL. Daughter: MARTHA CARTWRIGHT. Grandson: CLAUDIUS CARTWRIGHT. Wife and Executrix: MARTHA. Executor: HEZEKIAH CARTWRIGHT (son). Witnesses: JAMES PIKE, EDWARD TADLOCK, Jos. MARTIN. Clerk- of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 64)

CARTWRIGHT, THOMAS
March 4, 1706. April 15, 1707. Sons: THOMAS, ROBERT, JOB, JOHN, WILLIAM. Daughters: CATREN, MARY, ELISABETH. Wife and Executrix: GRACE CARTWRIGHT. Executor: JOHN CARTWRIGHT (son). Witnesses: THOMAS TWIDDY, GEORGE HARRIS and WILLIAM WARREN. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 64 & 65)

CARTWRIGHT, WILLIAM
February 2, 1731. February 16, 1730. Brothers: ROBERT and THOMAS. Other legatees: OWEN REES, HANNAH STAFFARD, JOSEPH STOCKLEY, MARY REES (sister), ELIZABETH CLARK. Executors: JEREMIAH MURDEN and STEPHEN DELEMARE. Witnesses: ELISABETH CLARK, JONATHAN HIBBS, MARY MURDEN. Proven before RICHARD EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 65)

CARTRIGHT, WILLIAM
January 15. 1733. April Court, 1734. Sons: THOMAS, ROBERT, JOSEPH ("plantation whereon I now dwell"), CALEB and DAVID (land called the Sandy Run), JOHN. Daughters: HANNAH CARTRIGHT ("land above the pigpens"), TAMER CARTRIGHT (tract of land called the Little For). Other legatees: OEN RESE, ELIZABETH CARTRIGHT, daughter of son JOHN, deceased (forty acres of land on the South side of the Creek swamp known by the name of Maverts). Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Witnesses: EDWARD WHORTEN, JOHN RICHARDSON, JAMES GREAVES. Clerk of the Court: JOSEPH ANDERSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 65)

CHAMBERLAIN, JOHN
January 10, 1743-1744. April Court, 1753. Sons: JOHN ("plantation whereon I now live"), WILLIAM (land on Brights Branch), JEREMIAH ("plantation joining upon his grandfather's, Jeremiah Everton"). Daughters: MARY BRIGHT (wife of ISACK BRIGHT), ANN CHAMBERLIN, BETTIE CHAMBERLIN, LUCY, AMY and MARTHA CHAMBERLIN. Executors: JOHN CHAMBERLIN (son) and ISACK BRIGHT. Witnesses: SAM'L ETHERIDGE, GABIL BURNHAM. ROBERT CHAMBERLIN, BENJAMIN BURNHAM. Clerk of the Court: THOMAS TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 67)

CHANCEY,EDMUND
March 15, 1753. July Court, 1754. Grandsons: EDMUND CHANCEY, son of STEPHEN ("eastermost part of my plantation"), EDMUND CHANCEY, son of JACOB ("middlemost part of my plantation"), EDMUND CHANCEY, son of ZACHARIAH ("my Sand Hills land"). Sons: DANIEL (a riding horse, saddle and bridle, dozen spoons, pair of brass scales, large Bible and three young horses); ZACHARIAH (one shilling "sterling money to cutt him off from my rail and personal Estate because of the Wickedness that he committed in my House in the time of my Absence"). Daughter-in-law: RACHEL CHANCEY (10 barrels of corn, 450 Ibs dried meat, 3 gallons fatt, "my wheat patch, all my black pepper and all my flax and wool and one half of my sweetening"). Granddaughters: MARY and HANNAH CHANCEY. To JAMES FURBUSH is bequeathed book "No Cross, No Crown." Children of Daughter RUTH: JOHN BAKER, MARY DEGRAFINRED, BLAKE BAKER, SARAH, RUTH and ZADOCK BAKER. Executor: JOHN BAKER. Witnesses: ROBT. HALL, W7M. SWANN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYI.OB.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 68)

CHANCEY,WILLIAM
April 18, 1736. May 13, 1736. Father: WILLIAM CHANCEY. Brother: JEREMIAH CHANCEY. Sisters: ANN BOID, ELESABETH SUTTON. MARY CHANCEY, DEBORAH CHANCEY. Cousins: JOSEPH SUTTON, DEBORAH SUTTON,JOHN SYMONS. Executors: JEREMIAH CHANCEY, JOHN BGIDE (brothers). Witnesses: JGE SYMONS, MARY LOWRY. Will proven before W. SMITH, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 68 & 69)

CHANCEY, WILLIAM
July 17, 1746. August 4, 1749. Daughters: ANN WHEEDBEY, MARY COMMANDER, DEBORAH BALEY. Grandsons: WILLIAM CHANCEY ("plantation whereon I do now live"), WILLIAM BOYD, WILLIAM CHANCEY COMMANDER, JOSEPH SATTEN, THOMAS BOYD. Granddaughters: DEBORAH SATTEN, ELIZABETH BOYD, WINEFRED BOYD, ANN BALEY, MARY BALEY. Executors: JOSEPH BALEY and JOSEPH COMMANDER (sons-in-law). Witnesses: WILLIAM BROTHERS, DARCUS BROTHERS, ROBERT LOWRY. Will proven before Gov. GAB. JOHNSTON at Eden House.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 69)

CHAPMAN, MARY
September 2, 1728. December 9, 1729. Daughters: ELIZABETH LANDWELL, SARAH DAVIS (wife of ROBERT DAVIS). Granddaughter: MARY DAVIS. Executor: ROBERT DAVIS. Witnesses: ABRAHAM WHITE, JER. SYMONS. Will proven before RICHD. EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 69)

CHEVIN, NATHANIEL
March 3, 1719-1720. Son of wife: NATHANIEL CALEY. Other legatees: DANIEL RICHARDSON, JOHN FARRY, EDW'D BAPER, LEVI MARCUM, CHARLES MARCUM, ROBERT KEELS. Executors: DANIEL RICHARDSON and JOHN FARRY. Proven before JOHN PALIN and RICHARD SANDERSON. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 219. Original missing.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 72)

COEN, BENJAMIN
November 29, 1734. January 4, 1734. Son-in-law: JAMES MACKBRIDE. Daughter: BELEY COEN. Wife: BRIDGET. Executors: CHARLES SAWYER. BENNETT MORGAN. Witnesses: CALEB KOEN and BENNETT
MORGAN. Clerk of the Court: Jos. SMITH.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 75)

COLLINGS, WILLIAM
April 8. 1706. July 19, 1709. Wife and Executrix: ELISIBETH. Cousin: THOMAS WODLEY. Witnesses: (CAPT.) JOHN HUNT, SAMUELL DAVIS, ELISIBETH DAVIS. Clerk of the Court: JOHN BISHOP.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 78)

COLLIS, THOMAS
September 3, 1719. Legatees: GEORGE LUMLET, SAMUEL BARNET (executor). Witnesses: GRIFFITH JONES, EDWARD COOPER, EDWARD FAIRCLOTH. Recorded in Book 1712-22, page 217. Original missing.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 78)

COMMANDER, THOMAS
August 25, 1739. October Court, 1739. Sons: JOHN ("the west side of my land"), SAMUEL ("land east of the flat branch"), BENJAMIN ("great iron pott"). THOMAS and JOSEPH. Daughters: MARY and SARAH. Executors: THOMAS and JOSEPH COMMANDER (sons). Witnesses: SIMON BRYAN, T. SWEENY, THOMAS SYMONS. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN. Executors qualified before W. SMITH, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 79)

COMMANDER, THOMAS
February 16, 1741-1742. April Court, 1742. Son: JOSEPH ("all my land"). Wife and Executrix: ELISABETH. Brother and Executor: JOSEPH COMMANDER. Sisters: SARAH COMMANDER and MARY COMMANDER. Witnesses: ROBERT LOWRY, ANN OVERMAN, SIMON BRYAN. Clerk of the Court: THOMAS TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 79)

CONNER, DEMSEY
December 5, 1753. January Court, 1754. Daughter: ANNLATITIA CONNER. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: MATTHIAS JORDAN, JOSEPH JORDAN, ELIZABETH JORDAN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 80)

CONNER, JOHN
October 5, 1753. October Court, 1753. Sons: JOHN, CADOR. Daughters: MARY CONNER and RUTH CONNER. Wife and Executrix: ELISEBETH. Executor: Jos. SCOTT. Witnesses: Jos. JORDAN, PENELOPE JORDAN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 80)

COOPER, JOSEPH
April 3, 1753. April Court, 1754. Sons: JOSEPH, JAMES. Daughters: SARAH and MARY COOPER. Wife and Executrix: SARAH ANN COOPER. Witnesses: JARVIS JONES, ANTONY FOREHAND, BRIDGITT JONES. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 81)

COREY, JOHN
February 18, 1757. March 25, 1757. Sons: JOHN, THOMAS and JOSEPH. Wife and Executrix: LUCA. Executor: THOMAS COREY (son). Witnesses: ANN COAK, JOHN MCKEEL. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 82)

CORP, JOHN
March 10, 1753. April Court, 1753. Brother and Executor: WILLIAM KNIGHTS. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: THOMAS McKEELS, EDWARD KNIGHTS. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 83)

COTTON, JOHN
March 1, 1791. July 4, 1792. Son: HUMFRE. Executors: THOMAS SYONS, JARAMIAH SYMONS, JOSEPH COMMANDER. Witnesses: CALEB BUNDY, JANE BUNDY. Clerk of the Court: PAUL LATHAM. COULSON, WILLIAM. County not given. November 18, 1712. Wife: ELIZABETH. Executors: DAVID HENDERSON and JOHN BOYD. Witness: WM. DOWNING. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 53.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 84)

CRADDOCK, RICHARD
January 9, 1085. Wife, Executrix and sole legatee and devisee: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: ANTHONY HATCH, STEVEN STELL, JOHN BOWND, MARGRET BOWND. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 86)

CRONEY, DINNIS
March 24, 1735. April 8, 1735. Son: WILLIAM. Daughters: ELENDER CRONEY, MARY CRONEY, SARAH WALLARD. Wife: ANNE. Executor: WM. CRONEY (son). Witnesses: JOHN SCARBOROUGH, JEAN BILLITT. Clerk of the Court: JOSA. SMITH.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 88)

DAVIS, JOHN
March 28, 1753. April Court, 1753. Sons: JOSEPH ("my plantation"), WILLIAM, JOHN, SAMUEL. Daughter: SARAH GORDEN. Executors: JOSEPH DAVIS (son), WILLIAM GORDEN (son-in-law). Witnesses: WILLIAM SYMONS, THOMAS LOWRY, MARY TART. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 94)

DAVIS, JOHN
January 10, 1754. April Court, 1754. Brothers: SAMUEL and WILLIAM DAVIS. Cousins: JOHN DAVIS, JR., MARY DAVIS. Friends: JAMBS TURNER, WILLIAM GORDEN, JOHN GORDEN. Executor: JOSEPH DAVIS (brother). Witnesses: JOHN TURNER, JOSEPH LOWRY, THEOPHILUS LEONARD. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 94)

DAVIS, RICHARD
June 9, 1737. June 14, 1737. Sons: JOSHUA ("plantation whereon I now live"). Daughters: ALEE and ABIGILL (DAVIS). Guardians: ELIZABETH HALL and JAMES COPLAND. Executor: ZACH NIXON. Witnesses: RICHARD CHEASTEN, RALPH FLETCHER, SAMUELL MOORE. Will proven before W. SMITH, Chief Justice.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 94)

DAVIS, ROBERT
December 30, 1749. January Court, 1750. Sons: JAMES ("maner plantation"), THOMAS ("my other plantation which lies next to JAMES LOWRY"). Daughters: ELIZABETH, RUTH. Wife: SARAH. Executors: JAMES and THOMAS (sons). Witnesses: JOSHUA WHITE, JAMES NEWBY. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 95)

DAVIS, SOLOMON
January 12, 1737. January Court, 1739. Daughters: DOROTHY DAVIS, MARGARET FORSTER, ELIZABETH DAVIS. Son-in-law: CALEB CGEN. Grandson: DANIEL KGEN. Friend: JOHN SAWYER. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Witnesses: B. MORGAN, JOHN GRAY. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 95)

DELAMARE, STEPHEN
October 2, 1732. October Court, 1732. Nephew: JOSEPH STOCKLEY ("plantation whereon I now live"), ISAAC STOCKLEY. Cousin: EDWARD MAYO. Sister and Executrix: ANN STOCKLEY. Brother: FRANCIS DELAMARE. Witnesses: HARRAL BLY, SAMUEL REDING, Jo. PALIN. Clerk of the Court: H. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 97)

EADEY, HENRY
April 11, 1750. July Court, 1750. Brother: JOHN EADEY (land in Currituck County). Daughter-in-law: MARY WALSON. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: SARAH WILLSON, PETER WREN, SAMUEL LOW-
MAN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 106)

EDNYE (EDNEY), RORERT
April 4, 1752. December Court, 1758. Sons: SAMUEL, NUTON RENSHER EDNYE. Daughters: ANN EDNYE (land on "the long ridge"), AHI- NOAM EDNYE (land on "ash branch"), ELIZABETH CARTWRIGHT (land on "broad neck branch"). Wife and Executrix: ANN. Witnesses: SAMUEL SMITH, JOSEPH SPENCE, THOS. LOADS (RHODES). Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 110)

ELLEGOOD, MATTHIAS
September 10, 1773. March 7, 1774. Friends and Executors: COLO. JOHN SAWYER, JONATHAN HEARRING. Wife and Executrix: MARGREAT. Witnesses: SAMUEL SPENCE, THOS. ETHERIDGE, THOMAS GRANDY. Will proven before Jo. MARTIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 111)

ELLIOTT, GEORGE
February 7, 1727-1728. April Court, 1728. Daughter: MARY WALLIS. Other legatees: JOHN CLARKE, ANN ASKINS, ANN GRAY. Executor: RICHARD GRAY. Witnesses: THOMAS BEDFORD, WILLIAM WALLIS, JAMES COLLINS. Clerk of the Court: WM. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 112)

ELLIS, GEORGE
January 30, 1720. July Court, 1720. Brother and Executor: THOMAS PALIN. Daughter: ANN ELLIS. Wife and Executrix: HANNAH. Witnesses: SARAH BULL, KATH. TOWER, JANE DANN. Clerk of the Court pro tem: J. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 112)

EVANS, HUNT
December 15, 1729. January 13, 1729. Brothers: BARTHOLOMEW EVANS, THOMAS ARMORE. Father-in-law and Executor: LOUIS MARKHAM. Witnesses: ROBERT KEEL, ANN CRANK, ISAAC FINNEY. Clerk of the Court: H. MINSON
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 115)

EVERTON, JEREMIAH
January 3, 1736. October Court, 1740. Sons: SOLOMON (1 shilling), JAMES ("my dwelling plantation"). Daughters: SARAH FOREHAND, RACHEL EVERTON, KATHERINE CHAMBERLAIN. Wife and Executrix: HANNAH. Witnesses: JOHN SCARF, JAMES SCARF, THOMAS CROMWELL. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 117

FEARE, OBADIAH
June 5, 1719, "of Alligater in the presinck of Pascotank," Legatees and Devisees: WILLIAM LUDFORD (Executor), SARAH LUDFORD, ANNE LUDFORD, CHRISTIAN LUDFORD, MARY LUDFORD, MARTHA LUDFORD TOMSON LUDFORD, THOMAS LUDFORD, ANN FEARE (wife). Witnesses: EDWD. LININGTON, JOSEPH WINSHAPP, ANDREW OLIVER. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 118)

FERIEL, RICHARD
January 31, 1738-1739. July Court, 1740. Sons: ERASMUS and JOHN (Executor). Witnesses: JOHN HOUREN, THOMAS and WILLIS JAMES. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 120)

FLEMING, GEORGE
May 27, 1694. July 16, 1694. Daughter: ELIZABETH FLEMING. Friends: THOMAS ELLIOTT, JAMES ROBINSON. Executor: SIMON RICK. Witnesses: WILLIAM BRAY, ISAAC GILFORD, ELIZEBETH JONES, JOHN PHILPOTT. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MAYO.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 122)

FLETCHER, FRANCIS
January Court, 1743. Wife and Executrix: MARGARET. Witnesses: BENJAMIN BAPTISTE, JONATHAN LANGATHEN, WILLIAM DELBNY. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 122)

FORBES, JOHN
November 24, 1747. July Court, 1750. Son: JAMES. Wife and Executrix: MARTHA. Witnesses: PETER BROWN, SARAH BROWN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 124)

FOREHAND, CORNELIUS
February 24, 1727. July 26, 1728. Sons: JOHN, CORNELIUS, JAMES, RICHARD, THOMAS. Daughters: ELIZEBETH and MARY FOREHAND. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: ISAAC JONES, WILLIAM PHILLIPS and JOHN KIGHT. Clerk of the Court: R. EVERARDE. Executrix qualified before JOHN SOLLEY.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 124)

FOURRE, JOHN
March 13, 1730. April Court, 1732. Sons: ISAAC ("ye mannor plantation"), NATHANIELL (plantation on Lettel River). Daughters: ELIZABETH FOURRE. MAHER FOURRE. Sister: MARY CORRY. Wife and Executrix: mentioned, but not named. Witnesses: JNO. MILLS, Jo. CORRY, THOMAS CORRY. Clerk of the Court: W. MENSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 126)

FRESHWATER, JOHN
April 9, 1753. July Court, 1753. Sons: WILLIAM ABMSTED FRESHWATER, JOHN FRESHWATER. Daughters: FRANCES ARMSTEAD FRESHWATER and PHADDUS FRESHWATER. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: JOSEPH PENDLETON, ABRAHAM HOSEA, ANN PENDLETON. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 128)

FURBISH, THOMAS
April 26, 1732. July Court, 1732. Sons: WILLIAM, THOMAS, ISAAC. Wife: ABIGAIL. Executor: THOMAS BURGES. Witnesses: ALICE FURBISH, MARY JONES, JUDA HANBURY. Clerk of the Court: H. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 129)

GAD, JAMES
March 1, 1699. July 15, 1701. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Sister: ELIZABETH RIGGENS. Brother-in-law: WM. TRANES. Sister-in-law: MARJORY LOMBROSER. Witnesses: SAMUEL AKEHURST, STEPHEN SCOTT, KATHERN TONER. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 129)

GALLEY, JOHN
October 6, 1729. October 15, 1729, Sole legatee: PATRICK LAUGHLIN. Witnesses: THOS. GREORGY, RICHARD GREORGY, JOHN BELL. Clerk of the Court: WM. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 130)

GASKILL, WILLIAM
May 4, 1703. July 20, 1703. Sons: WILLIAM, THOMAS. Daughters: JEAN and FANE GASKILL, ELIZABETH DURANT. Wife and Executrix: JANE. Witnesses: THO. ABINGTON, RICHARD NETT, WM. HARLOW. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 132)

GASKINS, CATRIN
August 25, 1755. September Court, 1755. Son. and Executor: THOMAS. Daughter: ANN CARTRIGHT. Witnesses: SAMUEL DAVIS, JOSEPH PINDLETON. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 132)

GASKINS, WILLIAM
November 4, 1711. Sons: WILLIAM (plantation at mouth of Great Flatty Creek), BENJAMIN (plantation in "letel flate creek"). Executrix: WIFE (not named). Witnesses: EVAN JONES, JOSEPH PEGS. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 132)

GEORGE, DAVID
February 29, 1747-1748. July Court, 1748. Sons: JAMES, DAVID ("plantation whereon I now live"). Daughter: MARGARET GEORGE. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Trustees: JOHN BARCLIFT (brother) and JOHN EVERIGIN. Witnesses: WILL GREGORY, STEPHEN SCOTT, SAMUEL SCOTT. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 132)

GIBLE, DEDERICK
June 25, 1720. July 19, 1720. Sons: DEDERIK and FREDERICK. Daughter: MARY GIRLE. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: JOHANN BARNHART SCHONNEWOLF, ANN -. Clerk of the Court: W. NORRIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 133)

GILFORD, JOHN
January 15, 1741. July Court, 1743. Brother and Executor: JOSEPH GILFORD (100 acres of land on the Northeast side of Pasquotank River known as "Cabbing Ridge"). Witnesses: BENNETT MORGAN, PETER SAWYER. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 134)

GLAISTER, MARY
June 9, 1740. October Court, 1740. Cousins: HENRY PALIN (son of Thomas), THOMAS PALIN (son of THOMAS), ANN READING and MARY GLAISTER PALIN (daughters of THOMAS PAWN), MARY CLARK PALIN (daughter of JOHN PALIN), JOHN PALIN (son of JOHN), SARAH PALIN. SUSANNAH PRITCHARD. Other legatees: ELISABETH SCOTT (daughter of STEPHEN SCOTT), MARY JONES, MARY MORRIS, SAMIVEL NEWBY, SARAH MARTIN (wife of NATHANIEL). Other bequests made to negro slaves. Executrix: SARAH and MARY CLARK PALIN. Witnesses: DAVID GEORGE, JOHN HENLEY, JOSHUA SCOTT. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 135)

GLAUSTER, JOSEPH
January 27, 1718-1719. February 11, 1718-1719. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Daughters: RUTH and SARAH GLASTER (or GLAUSTER). friend: NATHANIEL MARTIN. Cousin: THOMAS PALIN. Witnesses: JNO. PALIN, CHAS. BULL, SARAH BULL. Will proven before JOHN ROHISON, Justice of the Peace.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 135)

GORMACK, PATRICK
April 9, 1708. July 21, 1708. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Other legatees: JOHN and ALEXANDER CRUIKSHANK, sons of PATRICK CRUIKSHANK and JOANE GORMACK; CAPT. JOHN ROBISON. Witnesses: RICHARD MADHEN, GEORGE HARRIS, SR., ANN MADREN, GEORGE HARRIS, JR. Clerk of the Court: J. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 138)

GRAY, ANN
March 4, 1731. April Court, 1732. Sons.- WILLIAM and VALLENTINE WALLIS. Daughters: JANE, MARY and SARAH WALLIS, ANN KENNEKUM. Executor: WILLIAM WALLIS. Witnesses: JOHN MCKEEL, JOHN BOYD, RICHARD GRAY. Clerk of the Court: H. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 140)

GRAY, RICHARD
October 6, 1729. October 15, 1729. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Son: RICHARD (land on the Sound Side and Flatty Creek). Daughter: ANN. Overseer of son's estate: LEWY MARCKHAM. Witnesses: CHARLES WEST, ALEXR. CRUICKSHANK, ANN CRUICKSHANK. Clerk of the Court: H. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 141)

GREGORY, JUIIATH
October 21, 1753. January Court, 1754. Sons: ISAAC, DEMSEY. Daughters: MARY, LOUCY. Friend: MARY LOYED. Brother and Executor: JOSEPH MORGAN. Witnesses: WM. BURGES, JOSEPH EVERIGIN, SAMUEL SCOTT. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 141)

GREGORY, MARGARET
February 3, 1746-1747. July Court, 1753. Sons: RICHARD, JAMES, JOHN, CALEB. Daughters: MARY UMPHERIS, MARGARET BARBER, SARAH GRANDY. Granddaughter: SARAH UMPHERIS. Executor: JAMES GREGORY (son). Witnesses: JAMES FORBES, ELIZABETH FORBES, REBECCA HARDING.
Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 142)

GREGORY, THOMAS
April 10, 1736. June 23, 1740. Sons: NATHAN ("my manner plantation"), SAMPSON, JACOB, JOB, RICHARD, WILLIAM. Daughters: ELISABETH GODFREE, PRISILLA GRAY. Grandson: FREDERICK GREGORY. Executors: JACOB and JOB (sons). Witnesses: JOHN BELL, JOHN ROBERTS, JOHN BEARCOCK. Will proven before W. SMITH, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 142)

GREGORY, WILLIAM
June 4, 1748. July Court, 1753. Son: JOHN (600 acres of land on Cashie River, and 500 acres called "Goram's neck"). Daughters: MARY and BARBRA GREGORY. Wife: SARAH. Executors: JOSEPH ANDERSON, DR. WILLIAM CALHEART, JOHN GRAY, SR., THOMAS WHITEMELL, JOHN EVREGAN. Witnesses: ANN ANDERSON, ELISE SCOLLAY, THOMAS POLLOCK, Will proven in Chowan County before MATT. ROWAN. Clerk of Pasquotank County: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 142)

GREGORY, WILLIAM
November 24, 1751. April Court, 1752. Sons: MARK (100 acres of land on North River Swamp), DEMPSEY, ISAAC. Daughters: AFFIAH, MARY, LOVEY. Granddaughter: ANN GREGORY. Wife and Executrix: JUDITH. Witnesses: JOHN RIDING. JOSEPH JONES, THOMAS RIDING. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 142 & 143)

GRIMES, ABSOLOM
January 7, 1757. March Court, 1757. Wife, Executrix and sole legatee: LIDEA. Witnesses: JOHN Cox, J. BURGES. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 144)

GUTHRIE, JOHN
October 12, 1748. April Court, 1750. Uncles and Executors: CHARLES KEEL and JOHN MCKEEL. Cousin: MARY MCKEEL. Father-in-law: HENRY PENDLETON. Witnesses: HENRY PENDLETON, MARY PENDLETON. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 145)

HAIG, MARY, widow of WILLIAM
February 9, 1718. January 20, 1718-1719. Son: WILLIAM. Other children: mentioned, but not named. Other legatees: MARY WHITE, JOSEPH GLAISTER, MARY GLAISTER. Executors: GABRIEL NEWBY and JOSEPH GLAISTER. Witnesses: JNO. FOURRE, THOMAS PENDLETON, JOHN CARP. Clerk of the Court: W. MORRIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 146)

HAIG, WILLIAM. Newbegin Creek
November 4, 1718. January 9, 1718-1719. Wife and Executrix: MARY Son; WILLIAM ("my plantation"). Daughters: MARY, SARAH and ANN HAIG. Witnesses: JOHN MAN, JOHN CARP, RICHARD BROSSIERS. Clerk of the Court: W. NORRIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 146)

HAIG, WILLIAM
February 20, 1734-1735. July Court, 1735. Son: WILLIAM. Wife: SARAH. Executors: SARAH HAIG, WILLIAM HAIG, JOHN EVERIGIN. Witnesses: WILLIAM KELLY, JR., JOSEPH JORDAN, MARY JORDAN. Clerk of the Court: Jos. SMITH.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 146)

HALL, NATHANIEL
January 31, 1734. February 17, 1734. Sons: JOSEPH ("my plantation"), BENJAMIN ("plantation up the river" and also land at Banks called Chickconacomock). Wife and Executrix: ELINOR. Executor: THOMAS WEEKES. Witnesses: DAVID BALEY, ROBERT LOWRY, JR., PATRICK BALEY. Proven before GAB. JOHNSTON at Edenton.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 147)

HAMAN, THOMAS
March 9, 1720-1721. March 30, 1721. Son: JOSEPH. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Daughters: SARAH and JANE HAMAN. Witnesses: WM. WILLSON, WM. BELL, Jos. BROWN. Clerk of Chowan Precinct Court: R. HICKS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 147)

HAMBLIN, THOMAS
December 31, 1757. March Court, 1758. Son: JOHN. Daughters: ELIZABETH and MARTHA HAMBLIN. Wife: MARTHA. Executor: CHARLES MARKHAM. Witnesses: LYMAN SPENCE, THOMAS MARKHAM, DAVID SINCLAR. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 148)

HARVEY, DOBOTY
November 14, 1682. January 20, 1682. Brother and Executor: THOMAS TOOKE of Isle of Wight County in Virginia. Children of Brother: JAMES, THOMAS, DOROTEY, JOHN, ABRAHAM, JOANE and WILLIAM TOOKE. Cousin: THOS. HARVEY. Niece: MARY CREW. Other legatees: DORCAS, wife of THOMAS JARVIS, MARGARET, wife of CAPT. WM. CRAFORD; ABIAH, wife of CHRISTOPHER MERCHANT. Witnesses: WILLIAM MICHALLE, JOHN HAWKINS, CHRISTOPHER MERCHANT, JOHN COLPEPER. Proven before SETH SOTHELL. This is a copy of will and not the original.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 155)

HATTON, JOHN
March 15, 1697-1698. August 16, 1698. Executor: BARTHOLEMEW HEWIT. Friends: JOHN CIRBY (or COBY), ELIZABETH Fox. Witnesses: DANIEL AKEHURST, HENRY PALIN, JUNR., HUMPHRY BOLTON. Clerk of the Court: EDWARD MAYO.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 157)

HAWKINS, SARAH
October 19, 1719. November 2, 1722. Legatees: THOS. MERRIDAY, heirs of ELIZABETH STUBBLE, wife of JOHN STUBBLE of Wickham, England; MARY STUBBLE, GEORGE GRIPPING, JOHN CARTWRIGHT, JOHN KING, SUSANNAH TALKSEY, JOHN EVERIGIN, WM. EVERIGIN. JR., EMANUEL LOW, JOHN SYMONS, WM. EVERIGIN, SR. (last-named two appointed Executors). Witnesses: GARRETT PURSEY, ROBERT HARRISON, SARAH HARRISON. Proven before WM. REED.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 158)

HAYMAN, HENRY
May 23, 1727. July 18, 1727. Son: WILLIAM. Daughter: ANN HAY- MAN. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: MAC. SCARBOROUGH, SARAH FARECLOF, SARAH JONES. Clerk of the Court: THOS. WEEKES.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 159)

HENDRICK, FRANCIS
May 5, 1714. Son and Executor: THOMAS. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: W. NORRIS, LEVI CRESSEY, W. ROLPE.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 161)

HENLEY, JOHN
March 21, 1726-1727. July Court, 1728. Sons: JOHN ("my plantation''), JESSE. Daughters: MARY, MIRIAM and ELIZABETH. Wife and Executrix: ISABELL. Executor: JOHN HENLEY (son). Witnesses: DANIEL GUTHRIE and ISAAIAH CULBERTSON. Clerk of the Court: R. EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 161)

HENLEY, JOHN
June 3, 1753. April Court, 1754. Sons: JOHN and JOSEPH ("my plantation to be divided between them"). Wife and Executrix: MARY.Executors: JOHN HENLEY (son) and JOSEPH JORDAN (brother-in-law). Witnesses: LEML. COOK, ELIZABETH BROTHERS. Clerk of the Court: THOMAS TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 161 & 162)

HEWITT, BARTHOLOMEW
July 16, 1719. Legatees: ROBERT LOWRY, SAMUEL DAVIS, THOMAS CARTRIGHT, SAMUEL NORRIS. Executor: WILLIAM NORRIS. Witnesses: WILLIAM JONES, JOHN MACKY. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 243.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 163)

HIBBS, JONATHAN
April 5, 1745. July 15, 1745. Sons: JOHN (420 acres of land), JONATHAN. Executors: DAVID BOLES and CALEB SAWYER. Witnesses: JOHN NORRIS, EDWARD SCOTT, WM. COALE. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 163)

HICKS,  AFRICA
November 7, 1711. No probate date. Two sons: PATRICK MACKGBEGORY and GREGORY MACKGREGORY. Husband: ROBT. HICKS. Sister: ANN PALIN (widow). Executors: PATRICK MACKGREGORY and GREGORY MACKGREGORY, to be in care of MR. JOHN PALIN and NATH. CHEVIN until they are 21 years of age. Witnesses: GEORGE ELLIS, ELIZA HARLOW. Clerk of Court: ROBERT BUCKNER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 163)

HORS, JOHN
October 29, 1728. October 14, 1729. Wife and Executrix: FRANCES. Witnesses: JNO. GALLEY, JAMES SMITH. FRANCES SMITH, PATIENCE PRICKETT. Clerk of the Court: H. MINSON. Justices: JON. PALIN, ROBT. MORGAN, JNO. ROLF, McKUONA SCARBOROUGH, GABRELL BURNHAM, NATT HALL.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 166 & 167)

HODGES, JAMES
February 2, 1758. March Court, 1758. Sons: JOSIAH (plantation and islands on the Northeast side of Pasquotank River bridge), WILLIS (one negro), JAMES (land and Marsh on West side of road going to "ye Great Bridge"), LAMR, PORTLOCK. Daughters: KESIAH CURLIN, MOLLY, FRANCES HODGES, MIRIAM HODGES. Brother: JOSEPH HODGES. Several negroes and a large quantity of personal property bequeathed to wife and children. Estate to pay for brick chimney to house. Wife: MARIAM. Executor: COLO. ROBERT MURDON. Witnesses: JOHN HARRIS, DANIEL KOEN, JOHN MURDEN. Clerk of the Court: THOMAS TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 167)

HOSEA, ABRAM
May 31, 1771. December 22, 1773. Wife: MARY. Daughter: LOVEY, wife of JOHN SMITH ("my manner plantation"). Nephew: ABRAM HOSEA (land on Little Alligator, in Tyrrell County). Brother: ROBERT HOSEA. Trustee: THOMAS NICHOLSON. Executors: JOHN POOL and JOHN SMITH. Witnesses: MATTHEW PRITCHARD, LEMUEL STONE. PETER ROSHALL. Will proven before Jo. MARTIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 172)

HUMPHRIES, JOHN
December 2, 1708. Sons: JOHN, WILLIAM, CHRISTOPHER and JOHN (two JOHNS named). Daughters: MARY GRAY, SARAH BRAY. Son-in-law: GRIFFITH GRAY. Executor: WILLIAM HUMPHRIES (son). Witnesses: JOHN ULAN, FR. McBa,DE, SOL. HARARRY (?). No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 176)

HUNT, THOMAS
May 7, 1688. October 2, 1696. Brother and Executor: ANDREW HUNT of Bucks County, England. Other legatees: JOHN and THOMAS HAWKINS (sons of JOHN HAWKINS). Witnesses: EDWARD SMITH, WILLIAM COLLINGS, JOHN CABAGE. Clerk: W. GLOVER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 177)

JACKSON, DANIEL
February 14, 1734-1735. January 10, 1737. Sons: DANIEL, SAMUEL, DAVID ("my plantation"), WILLIAM, JOAB ("long glade tract of land"). Daughters: RUTH, ANN and ELISABETH JACKSON. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Executors: ZACHARIAS and SAMUEL JACKSON (sons). Witnesses: WM. SIMSON, JR., JOHN SIMSON, JUNR. Clerk of the Court: Jos. SMITH. Justice of the Peace: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 180 & 181)

JACKSON, SAMUEL
December 3, 1748. January 19, 1748. Sons: JOHN ("upper part of plantation"), JOSHUA ("remainder of my land"). Daughters: ELISABETH BENTON. MIRIAM  POOL. MARY CARTWRIGHT, MARY ANN LOVEL. Wife: ELISABETH. Executors: JOHN and JOSHUA JACKSON (sons). Witnesses: ABRAHAM RANKHORN, SAMUEL BENTON, JOSEPH ROBINSON. Will proven before GAB. JOHNSTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 181)

JACKSON, SAMUEL
March 20, 1750. April Court, 1750. Sons: ABSALOM ("plantashion whereon I now live"), MATHIAS (land described in will). Daughters: MARY and HANAH JACKSON. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Executor: DANIEL JACKSON (brother). Witnesses: JACOB MADREN, ANN JACKSON, ELIZABETH BENTON. Clerk of the Court: THOMAS TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 181)

JACKSON, ZACHARIAS
October 18, 1748. August 4, 1749. Sons: SIMON ("the plantation"), DEMCE (land bought of JOHN ALLBIRD), ACE (plantation bought of THOMAS HARRIS), LAMUEL. Daughter: DARKES JACKSON. Wife: ELIZABETH. Executors: WILLIAM and JOAB JACKSON (brothers). Witnesses: DAN'L JACKSON, SR., SAMUEL JACKSON, DAVID JACKSON. Will proven before GAB. JOHNSTON at Eden House.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 182)

JAMES, EDWARD
February 8, 1720. April Court, 1721. Sons: EDWARD ("my manner plantation"). GILBERT. Sons-in-law: DOSER BETS, HEZEKIAH. Cousins: JOSEPH and MARY MURFEY. Witnesses: STEPHEN SAUL, MARY HUTCHENSON, JOHN MARTYN. Clerk pro tem: JOHN PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 183)

JAMES, WILLIAM
May 31, 1733. May 9, 1733. Sons: THOMAS ("plantation whereon I now live"), WILLIAM ("plantation I bought of THOMAS PALMER"), SAMUEL. Daughters: REBECCA JAMES and FRANCIS MACKEELE. Wife and Executrix: JANE. Executor: THOMAS JAMES (son). Witnesses: SAMUEL BUNDAY, JEAN BUNDAY, J. SWEENY. Will proven before GEO. BURRINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 183)

JAMES, WILLIAM
September 18, 1757. September Court, 1757. Son: WILLIAM ("my plantation"). Daughter: MILLY. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Executor: JOSEPH POOL. Witnesses: MATTHEW DUAN, ELIZABETH JAMES. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 183)

JENNINGS, JOHN
April 15, 1751. July Court, 1751. .Son: ISAAC. Other children: mentioned, but not named. Wife and Executrix: LUSE. Witnesses: ZACH- ARIAH KEETON, JOSEPH LAMBROSHER, NATHAN OVERMAN. Clerk's signature missing.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 185)

JEVINS, ELIZABETH
February 5, 1734-1735. July 8, 1735. Son: ISAM SWINNEY. Hug- band's nephew: NATHANIEL CHEVIN. Executor: STEPHEN SCOTT. Witnesses: JOHN SCOTT, JOSEPH PINDLETON, J. JESSOP. Clerk of the Court: JOS. SMITH.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 186)

JEVINS, JOHN
May 14, 1734. April Court, 1735. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Friend: EDWARD MAYO. Witnesses: EDWARD MAYG, MARY MAYG, ANN BRYAN. Clerk of the Court: Jos. SMITH.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 187)

JONES, EDWARD
March 30, 1718. July 15, 1720. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Brother: JAMES JONES. Daughters: PRISCILLA JONES, ABIGALL JONES (land called the Ferny Ridge). To wife is given land called Basteba. Brother-in-law: WILLIAM ROOS. Witnesses: WILLIAM PHILLIPS, SAMUEL RANSHER. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 246.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 191)

JONES, ISAAC
January 7, 1734. January 31, 1734. Sons: JOHN ("my manner plantation"), ISAAC ("my little plantation"), NEHEMIAH (land beginning at "ye Fork Bridge, running, &c."), EVIN (100 acres of land). Daughters: DOROTHY and MARY JONES. Executors: JOHN JONES (son) and JARNAS JONES (brother). Witnesses: ABEL Ross, JOSHUA GAMBLING, JOHN WALLIS. Will proven before GAB. JOHNSTON, at Edenton.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 193)

JONES, JOHN
November 23, 1707. January 20, 1707-1708. Son: JOHN ("all my land"). Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: ROBERT WALLIS, RICHARD MADREN, HENRY SAWYER. Clerk of Court: JOHN PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 193)

JONES, JOHN
March 23, 1719-1720. December 23, 1723. Father-in-law (meaning, probably, stepfather): JOHN ROLFE. Mother and Executrix: ELIZABETH ROLFB. Aunt: MARY BARD. Witnesses: JOHN SOLLEY, JNO. ROLFE. Will proven before WILLIAM REED, President.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 193)

JONES, JOHN
December 12, 1723. Legatees: DORITY and ELE MACKDANIEL. Witnesses: THOMAS HEARENDEEN, JOHN JENNINGS, BENJAMIN SAWYER. Clerk of the Court: JOHN PARKER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 193)

JONES, JONATHAN
April Court. 1740. Sons: JONATHAN ("plantation at ye head of Sawyer's Creek"), CORNELIUS ("land below Sawyer's Creek"). Daughters: MARY, ELESEBETH, RUTH and DINAH JONES. Wife: SUSAN. Executor: JOSEPH HUMPHRIES. Witnesses: WILLIAM MACKDANIEL, CHRISTOPHER HUMPHRIES, DINAH HUMPHRIES. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 195)

JORDAN, JOSEPH
January Court, 1752. Witnesses: SAMUEL HUGHE, DEMSEY CONNOR and JOSEPH ROBINSON. Will illegible.
 (Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 199)

JOY, WILLIAM
December 17, 1725. January 18, 1725. Wife and Executrix: MARGERY. Other devisees: SOLOMON and SARAH EVERTON. Witnesses: JEREMIAH EVERTON, FRANCES EVERTON. Clerk of the Court: THO. WEEKES. Executrix qualified before GABRIEL BARNHAM.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 199)

KASEWELL, FRANCIS
January 1, 1712-1713. Allegator in Albemarle County. No probate. Daughters: MARTHA and MARY KASEWELL. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Witnesses: ANN WHITE, HANNAH MANSFIELD, EBENR. WAITE. Original missing. Recorded in Book 1712-1722, page 42.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 200)

KEEL, LEMUEL
February 11, 1747-1748. April Court, 1748. Brother: CHARLES KEEL. Wife and Executrix: TAMER. Witnesses: HEN. PENDLETON, ROBERT HOSE A. Clerk of Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 200)

KEEL, TAMAR
December 14, 1748. January 19, 1748. Legatees: SUSANNAH, wife of THOMAS MEADS; ELIZABETH, daughter of THOS. MEADS, and WILLIAM DAVIS (Executor). Witnesses: JAS. GREGORY, WILLIAM WALLIS. Proven before GAB. JOHNSTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 200)

KEETON, HENRY
September 20, 1710. Son: JOSEPH (plantation at New Begun Creek), Daughters: ELIZABETH and MERRIAM. Overseers of will: EDWARD MAYO, BENJAMIN PRICHARD and JOSEPH GLAISTER. Wife and Executrix: ELISABETH.
Witnesses: JOHN JENNINGS, W. NORRIS, JOHN SIMSON. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 200 & 201)

KEETON. ZACHARIAH, SR.
April 28, 1743. January Court, 1743. Sons: ZACHARIAH and PATRICK. Daughters: MARY CORY. ELIZABETH WILLCOCKS. Granddaughter: ELINER WINBERO. Wife: SARAH. Executors: ZACHARIAH and PATRICK (sons). Witnesses: STEPHEN SCOTT, JOSEPH LOMBROSKER. Clerk of Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 201)

KELLEY, JOHN
October 22, 1758. December Court, 1758. Son: ASA. Daughters: MARY, ELIZABETH, MARTHA and NANNA KELLY. Wife and Executrix: ELISABETH. Executor: PATRICK KELLY (cousin). Witnesses: JOHN MACBRIDE, SAMUEL EDNY, SARAH MACBRIDE. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR. Coat of arms on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 201)

KELLEY, SARAH
January 1, 1699. April 16, 1700. Daughter: SARAH KELLEY. Executor: JOHN MACKEELL. Witnesses: THO. BOYD, DANIEL MACKEEL, ELIZABETH . Clerk of the Court: THOS. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 201)

KELLY, MATHEW
April 16, 1697. " January 16, 1699. Sons: JAMES and JOHN. Daughters: ELIZABETH and REBECCA. Executrix: WIPE, not named. Witnesses: HENRY WHITE, JAMES DAVIS. MAGDALEN KELLY, probably wife of testator, adopts will as her own by writing dated December 10, 1699. Witnesses: HENRY WHITE, JACOB OVERMAN. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 201)

KEMP, GEORGE
January 20, 1723-1724. April Court, 1724. Sons: GEORGE and ALLEN (all my lands). Daughter: SARAH KEMP. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: MAC. SCARBOROUGH, JOHN TOXEY, THO. HILLARD. Clerk of the Court: W. NORRIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 201)

KNIGHT, LEWIS ALLEXANDER
March 17, 1731. April Court, 1732. Sons: EMMANUEL and LEWIS (land "on ye River"). Wife and Executrix: ANN. Witnesses: JER. SWEENY, TIMOTHY MEADES, MARY SWEENY. Clerk of the Court: W. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 205)

LEE, GEORGE
May 3, 1729. October 12, 1729. Sons: JOHN ("ye plantation whereon I now dwell"), EDWARD (land adjoining the plantation aforesaid), GEORGE and WILLIAM. Daughters: ELIZABETH, MARY and SARAH LEE. Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: THOS. WEEKES, ANNE WEEKES, ANNE BUNDY. Clerk of the Court: H. MINSON. "Item: I give and bequeath * * * * * all ye neat cattle that are to be found of ye following mark (viz.) a crop in ye right ear and two slits in ye left wch mark is recorded * * *."
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 211)

LOW, EMANUEL
March 2, 1726-1727. August 2, 1727. Daughter: ANN LBTITIA Low ("plantation whereon I now live; land called Town Point on the Mouth of the Northwest side of Newbegun Creek; one negro). Grandson: GEORGE Low ("plantation where my cousin ROBINSON now lives and the plantation called New Abbey;" one negro boy and "my seal Scutcheon of arms"). Wife and Executrix: ANN. Witnesses: W. NORRIS, EDMD. GALE and CHAS. BULL. Codicil appoints daughter Executrix and bequeathes to one JOHANNA PEARCE ten pounds. Witnesses to Codicil: W. NORRIS, JOSEPH JORDAN, JOHN CONNER, JOSHUA SCOTT, JOHANA PEARCE. Clerk of the Court: THOS. WEEKES. Executors qualified before RICHARD EVERARD. Coat of arms on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 223)

LOW, JOHN
May 11, 1755. March Court, 1759. Sons: THOMAS, JOHN Low, BAR- NABE. Daughter: LIDIE Low. Wife and Executrix: HANNAH. Executor: THOMAS LOWE (son). Witnesses: GEORGE Low, EDWARD EDWARDS, JOHN COCKS. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 223)

LOWDEN, JOHN
May 5, 1719. July 21, 1719. Son: ROBERT. Daughters: SARAH and ANN LOWDEN. Witnesses: SAMUEL COCK, JUN., HENRY HAYMAN. Clerk of the Court: W. NORRIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 223)

LOWE, ANNE
November 2, 1729. October Court, 1731. Grandson: GEORGE LOWE ("now in old England"). Daughter and Executrix: ANNA LATITIA LOWE. Witnesses: JNO. PALIN, STEPHEN SCOTT, JOHN SCOTT. Clerk of the Court: H. MlNSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 223)

LOWRY, GEORGE
September 19, 1753. October Court, 1753. Friends: JOHN LOWRT (Executor), WILLIAM, MARY and ELISABETH LOWRY. Witnesses: JOSEPH LOWRY, WILLIAM LOWRY. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 224)

LOWRY, JOSEPH
March 23, 1754. April Court, 1754. Sons: BENJAMIN and NOAH LOWRY ("all my lands"). Daughters: SARAH, LIDEA and HANNAH LOWHY. Executors: SOLOMON POOL and JOSEPH DAVES. Witnesses: JOHN LOWRY. THOMAS LOWRY, JAMES NEWBY. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 224)

LOWRY, ROBERT
October 19, 1750. July Court, 1752. Sons: WILLIAM, ROBERT and JOHN LOWRY. Daughters: BETEY and MARY LOWRY ("my two Lots att Nixson toune"). Wife and Executrix: ELIZEBETH. Executor: THOMAS RELF. Witnesses: WILLIAM SYMONS, JOHN DAVIS, ANNE DAVIS. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 224)

LUDFORD, WILLIAM. Of Allegator
October 2, 1732. April 2, 1733. Sons: WILLIAM, THOMAS and JOHN. Daughters: CHRISTIAN, ANN, MARTHA, MARY, TOMSON, RACHEL, SARAH, JOHANA. Wife: CHRISTIAN. Executors: EDWARD LININOTON, CAPT. SAMUEL SPRUILL, THOS. and JNO. LUDFORD (sons). Witnesses: G. LININGTON, BENJAMIN ALEXANDER, WILLIAM MAN. No signature of probate officer.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 225)

LUMBROSIER, JOHN
August 25, 1740. April Court, 1744. Son and Executor: JOSEPH. Grandson: JOHN DAWES. Granddaughter: ELIZABETH BROSYER. Witnesses: WILLIAM POWERS, JOSEPH COTTON, ROBT. KEELL. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 226

MCADAM, JAMES
April 27, 1742. February 23, 1742. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Executor: JOSHUA WHITE. Witness: JAMES FENESON. Proven before W. SMITH, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 227)

MCADAMS, SARAH
October 10, 1744. January Court, 1744. Brothers and Executors: JOSHUA and NEHEMIAH WHITE. Friend: THOMAS NICHOLSON. Son: JOSEPH MCADAM (all estate, both real and personal). Witnesses: CHARLES TAILBR, THOMAS NICHOLSON, JONATHAN LANGWORTHY. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 227)

MACE, FRANCIS
February 7, 1748-1749. August 1, 1749. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Sons: JOHN and FRANCIS. Daughters: MARY SYMONS, ELIZABETH, SARAH, HANNA. Executor: PETER SYMONS (son-in-law). Witnesses: SAMUEL NEWBY, JAMES NEWBY and WILLIAM NEWBY. Proven before GAB. JOHNSTON at Eden House.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 229 & 230)

MCGREGOR, HUGH
January 12, 1703-1704. February Court, 1704. Sons: PATRICK and GREGOR. Brother-in-law: JOHN MCGREGOR. Wife and Executrix: AFRICA. Witnesses: WILLIAM BARNSFELD, THOS. PENDLETON, THO. ABINGTON. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 230)

MCKEEL, BENJAMIN
April 11, 1754. July Court, 1754. Daughter: SARAH MCKEEL ("my plantation"). Wife and Executrix: THAMAR. Executor: JOHN MCKEEL (brother). Witnesses: JOHN CLARK, JOHN LISTER. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR. ,
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 231)

MCKEEL, JOHN
December 24, 1706. April 15, 1707. Sons: NATHANIEL and JOHN ("all my lands"). Wife: MARY. Brothers: THOMAS and DANIEL MCKEEL. Executors: THOMAS MCKEEL, JAMES TOOKES. Witnesses: JOHN HUNTT, THOMAS ABINGTON, WALTER TURNER. Clerk of the Court: THO. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 231)

MCKEELL, JOHN
October 27, 1750. January Court, 1750. Sons: THOMAS and JOHN. Daughter: SOPHIA. Wife: MARGRETT. Executors: THOMAS JAMES and THOMAS MCKEELL, JUNR. Witnesses: THOS. MCKEEL and EMANUEL KNIGHT. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 231)

MCKEEL, THOMAS
December 13, 1729. January 13, 1729. Sons: BENJAMIN (plantation called the Old Field), THOMAS and JOHN ("the manner plantation"). Daughters: ELIZABETH and MARY MCKEEL. Executors: BENJAMIN and THOMAS MCKEEL (sons). Witnesses: JNO. MCKEEL, LEVI MARKHAM, JOHN PGINTER. Clerk of the Court: WM. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 231)

MCKEEL, THOMAS
May 3, 1753. October Court, 1753. Daughter and sole devisee: MARGARET MCKEEL. Executors: ANTHONY and CHARLES MARKHAM. Witnesses: JONATHAN HOWELL, THOMAS COREY. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 231)

MCKEEL, THOMAS
March 31, 1754. July Court, 1754. Daughters: GRACE, WIHNEYFRUIT (WINNIFRED), MILLA and ELIZABETH MCKEEL. Wife: MIRIAM. Executors: JOHN MCKEEL (brother) and GRACE MCKEEL. Witnesses: ANTONY MARKHAM, WINEYFRUIT (WINNIFRED) WOODLY. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 232)

MACKLY, HENRY
February 11, 1720. April Court, 1721. Daughters: MAREY MACKLBT (50 acres of land on the north side of Nuce River), ANNE MACKLEY (50 acres of land on the north side of Nuce River). Son-in-law: MARTIN MILLER (50 acres of land on the north side of Nuce River). Wife and Executrix: BARBERY. Witnesses: JANE RUSEL, ELIZABETH PALMER, EVAN JONES. Clerk of the Court pro tem.: JNO. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 234 & 235)

MARKHAM, JOSHUA
August 6, 1746. April Court, 1747. Devisees and legatees: TIMER EVINS, BARTHOLOMEW EVINS, JOSHUA EVINS, ANTONY MARKHAM, JOSUA, CHARLES, ELIZABETH and MARY MARKHAM (to these are given negroes). Executor: ANTHONY MARKHAM. Witnesses: SAMUEL SCOLLAY, THOS. HAMLIN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 237)

MARKHAM, LEVL
April 1, 1743. April Court, 1744. Legatees: WILLIAM MARKHAM CRANK, MARY, ANN and ELIZABETH CRANK. Executrix: ELIZABETH CRANK. Executors: ANTHO. MARKHAM and WILLIAM WALLIS. Witnesses: TERENCE SWEENY, WILLIAM JAMES, ANNE BOYD. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 237)

MARTIN, JOHN
December 25, 1741. January Court, 1741-1742. Sons: NATHANIEL, JOSEPH, JOHN, JOSHUA. Daughters: ELENER BRYANT, MARYANN JESSOP, ANN MARTIN, ELIZABETH MARTIN, JANE MORGIN. Executors: JOHN MORGIN (son-in-law), THOMAS JESSOP. Witnesses: WILLIAM DAVIS, JOSEPH PRITCHARD, BENJA. PRITCHARD. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 239)

MARTIN, NATHANIEL
November 28, 1743. January Court, 1743. Son and Executor: JOSHUA (my land and plantation). Daughter: MIRIAM MARTIN. Wife: SARAH MARTIN. Witnesses: WILLIAM DAVIS, GEORGE DAWSON, WILLIAM BELLMAN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 239)

MAYO, EDWARD
October 12, 1724. October 20, 1724. Sons: EDWARD ("my plantation"), JOSEPH. Daughters: MARY, ANN, ELIZABETH and SARAH MAYO. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Executor: THOMAS JESSOP (brother). Witnesses: CALEB SAWYER, WILLIAM JENNINGS, STEPHEN DELEMARE. CM of the Court: W. MORRIS.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 244)

MAYO, EDWARD
January 27, 1734-1735. February 14, 1734. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Daughter: MARY. Executor: JOSEPH JESSOP (wife's father). Witnesses: JOHN SCOTT, JEAN BUNDAY, JNO. PALIN. Proven before GAB. JOHNSTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 245)

MEEDS, SUSANNAH
March 26, 1755. June Court, 1755. Sons: TIMOTHY MEEDS, WILLIAM DAVIS. Daughters: WINNIFRED DAVIS, ELIZABETH HIGHE, SARAH BAR- CIAFY. Executors: TIMOTHY MEEDS, ROBERT HOSEA. Witnesses: ABRAHAM HOSEA. JOHN HOSEA, MARY CROCKER. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 245)

MEEDS, THOMAS
March 8, 1750-1751. April Court, 1751. Son and Executor: TIMOTHY ("my plantation"). Daughters: ANN NIGHTS (two negroes), ELIZABETH MEEDS (two negroes). Wife and Executrix: SUSSANAH. Executor: ISAAC SWENY. Witnesses: JOSEPH SCOTT, JOHN BROTHERS, JOB WINSLOW. Clerk of the Court: (signature missing).
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 245)

MEED, TIMOTHY
July 6, 1751. January Court, 1751. Sons: JOHN and THOMAS ("my land"). Daughter: MILLOSON MEED. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Executor: JOSEPH PENDLETON. Witnesses: THOS. MCKEELL, MARY ANN SMITH. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 245)

MERRIDAY, THOMAS
March 1, 1740. Daughters: ELIZABETH ("my plantation in Pasquotank known as Lawsons"), SARAH and MARY ("the plantation whereon I now live"). Wife and Executrix: ELIZABETH. Witnesses: JULIUS CAESAH CLARKE, JOHN JONES. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR. Coat of arms on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 246)

MILLER, THOMAS
March 30, 1722. July 27, 1722. Executor and sole legatee: WM. WILLSON. Witnesses: SAMUEL COCK, ANTHONY COCK, JOHN SCARBOROUGH. Proven before RICH'D EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 248)

MORGAN, JOHN
October 20, 1754. January Court, 1755. Sons: JOHN and JOSEPH (1 shilling). Daughters: RACHEL OVERMAN, ELIZABETH ELLIOT, MARY ELLIOT, HANNAH BOSWELL ("my manner plantation"). Grandson: JOSEPH BOSWELL. Executors: HANNAH and JOSEPH BOSWELL. Witnesses: GEORGE Low, EDWARD WARDSWORTH. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 255)

MORGAN, RORERT
October 22, 1727. November 26, 1730. Sons: BENNET, JOSEPH, ROBERT and MOSES (a plantation to each), AARON. Daughters: ALLIS, ELIZABETH, ANN and JUDA. Wife: ELIZABETH. Executors: BENNET and JOSEPH MORGAN (sons). Witnesses: ABEL Ross, TAMAR Ross, JERUAS JONES, JAMES ADAMS. Proven before RICHARD EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 256)

MORRIS, JOHN
November 18, 1739. January Court, 1739. Sons: JOSEPH and JOHN ("my manner plantation"), ZACHARIAH, ISAC, AARON, JOSEPH. Daughters: HANNAH and SARAH MORRIS. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: JOHN BELMAN, MARY ALBERTSON, JOSEPH ROBINSON. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 256)

MURDEN, JEREMIAH
August 3, 1745. November 20, 1750. Son and Executor: ROBERT ("the manner plantation"). Daughter: MARY. Granddaughter: MARY SPENCE. Witnesses: JOHN JONES, ISAAC JONES, JOHN CAMMILL. Proven before GAB. JOHNSTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 260)

NEEDHAM, THOMAS
October 6, 1740. July Court, 1743. Sons: JOHN, GEDEON, THOMAS (a plantation to each), CHRISTOFER (one shilling). Daughter: ANN. Executor: JOHN NEEDHAM (son). Witnesses: DENNIS SAWYER, ROBERT TORKSEY. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 262)

NEWBY, BENJAMIN
November 13, 1739. January Court, 1739. Sons: JOSEPH (tract of land), BENJAMIN ("the manner plantation"). Daughter: SARAH NEWBY. Wife and Executrix: SUSANAH. Executor: JOHN OVERMAN. Witnesses: JAMES NEWBY, JOHN ROBINSON, JOHN Low. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 263)

NEWBY, JAMES
November 24, 1739. January Court, 1743. Son: JACOB. Son-in-law: EDWARD WARD. Daughters: SARAH, MAGDALENE and MARY NEWBY. Wife and Executrix: HANAH. Witnesses: HENRY RAPER, THOMAS OVERMAN, JOSEPH ROBINSON. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 263)

NIXON, JOHN
February 4, 1687-1688. August 8, 1692. Wife and Executrix: EM. Daughter: ANN NIXON. Witnesses: HENDERSON WALKER, RICHARD PLATER, FRANCIS TOMES, EDWARD MAYO. Clerk of the Court: FRANCIS TOMES.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 267)

NORRIS, WILLIAM
March 24, 1724. Wife, Executrix and sole legatee: SUSANAH. Witnesses: DAN'LL GUTHRIE, ZACHARIAH FEILD. Clerk of the Court: JOHN PARKER.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 270)

O'FEYE, DANIELL
January 18, 1708. Executor and sole legatee: JOHN KEMBELL. Witnesses: JOHN DANE, JOHN SPARNOR, JOHN ISKET. Clerk of the Court: JOHN BISHOP.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 273)

OVERMAN, CHARLES
August 8, 1755. Sons: SAMUEL (plantation), THOMAS, BENJAMIN, ENOCH (two negroes). Daughters: ANN MORGAN, MARY ARMOUR. ELIZABETH ARMOUR, HANNAH DESON. Wife: ANN. Executors: THOMAS NICHOLSON and JOSEPH ROBINSON. Witnesses: JOSEPH MORRIS. DAVID JACKSON, MARY TART. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 274)

OVERMAN, JAMES
March 20, 1745-1746. July Court, 1746. Son: THOMAS. Daughter: HANNAH. Wife and Executrix: SUSANNAH. Witnesses: THOS. OVERMAN, SAMUEL NEWBY, CHARLES OVERMAN. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 275)

OVERMAN, JOHN
January 29, 1744-1745. April Court, 1745. Sons: JOHN ("my mannor plantation"), WILLIAM. Daughters: ELIZABETH and SARAH OVERMAN. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Executor: THOMAS OVERMAN (brother). Witnesses: CHARLES OVERMAN, JAMES OVERMAN, JOHN WHITE. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 275)

OVERMAN, JOSEPH
September 22, 1739. October Court, 1739. Brothers: EPHRAIM, NATHAN and ISAAC OVERMAN. Friend and Executor: NATHANIEL MARTIN. Witnesses: JOHN NORRIS, THOMAS PALEN and JOHN MARTIN. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 275)

PALIN, HENRY, JR
January 30, 1700. April 16, 1700. Sons: JOHN and THOMAS. Wife and Executrix: ANNE. Friends: RICHARD and ELIZABETH HEAT (lands on Flatty Creek). Witnesses: JOHN ROBISON, HUGH CAMPBELL, RICHARD
HEATT. Clerk of the Court: THOMAS ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 277)

PALIN, JOHN
August 16, 1737. October Court, 1737. Son: JOHN ("my manner plantation"). Nephews: THOMAS and HENRY PALIN. Daughter: MARY CLEARK ("plantation and land at little flatty creek"). Other legatees: GRISELL BULL (2 negroes), MILLICENT BULL (one negro), SARAH and CHARLETTA BULL (one negro), ANN GEORGE, JOHN PALIN (1 negro). To son and daughter is bequeathed ten negroes. Wife and Executrix:
SARAH. Witnesses: DAVID GEORGE, W. REED, MARY GLAISTER. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN. Coat of arms on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 277)

PALIN, JOHN
February 15, 1755. December Court, 1755. Legatees: SARAH PALMER, daughter of BENJAMIN PALMER; SAMUEL SWANN, son of WILLIAM SWANN; ANN WINSLOW. Executors: CLARK PEOPLES and JOSEPH SCOTT. Witnesses: WILLIAM and THOMAS HOSKINS. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 277)

PALIN, THOMAS
August 1, 1733. July Court, 1734. Sons: HENRY and THOMAS (lands on Little Flatty Creek). Daughters: ANN PALIN, MARY, wife of JOHN ROSS. Wife and Executrix: SUSANNA. Witnesses: THOMAS COOK, THOMAS DAVIS and JOHN PALIN. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 277)

PALIN, THOMAS
October 22, 1750. Sons: THOMAS and HENRY (land and slaves). Daughter: ANNE. Wife: ELIZABETH. No executor named. Witnesses: JOHN HOPKINS, ANNE HOPKINS, THOS. GRAINGER. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 277)

PALMER, JOSEPH
October 4, 1744. October Court, 1744. Brothers: ROBERT PALMER, BENJAMIN PALMER. Nephew: MALICHI PALMER. Cousin: THOMAS PALMER. Sister: SARAH PINDLETON. Witnesses: JNO. McKEEL, EMANUEL KNIGHT, THOMAS PALMER. Executors: ROBERT and BENJAMIN PALMER. Clerk of the Court: THO. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 277)

PALMER, ROBERT
October 5, 1740. October Court, 1740. Sons: ROBERT, BENJAMIN, JOSEPH (negroes and land given to each of sons). Grandsons: ROBERT and THOMAS PENDLETON, EVAN JONES. Daughter: SARAH PENDLETON. Granddaughter: NANSE PENDLETON. Wife and Executrix: MART ANN. Witnesses: JOHN HASELL, WILLIAM RYALL, JAMES GEORGE. Clerk of the Court: JAMES CRAVEN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 278)

PEARSON, JOHN
October8, 1753. June Court, 1755. Wife and Executrix: PHEBE. Witnesses: MARY JUSTIS, JAMES JUSTIS, JOHN SNOW. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 282)

PEGGS, JOHN
March 20, 1755. June Court, 1755. Sons: JOSEPH and JOHN PEGGS (one plantation to each, together with a negro). Daughters: MARY and ANN PEGGS. Executors: WILLIAM DAVIS, JOHN SMITHIN. Witnesses: THOS. HAMLIN, ROBART HOSEA, JONATHAN HOWELL. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 283)

PEGGS, MARGARET
February 27, 1729. March 14, 1729. Daughters: MARY GREGORY, JANE BARECOCK, MIRIAM GREGORY. Sons: JOHN PEGGS and PETER BROWN. Grandsons: JOHN BROWN, THOMAS BARECOCK. Granddaughter: MARY SMITHSON. Executor: JOHN PEGGS (son). Witnesses: W. MINSON, THOMAS WOODLEY, DANIEL RECKXAKER. Proven before RICHARD EVERARD.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 283)

PENDLETON, HENBY
March 18, 1727-1728. April 18, 1748. Daughters: ELIZABETH WOODLEY, wife of THOMAS; MARY, wife of JOHN BROTHERS; SARAH, wife of JOSEPH REDING; ANNE, wife of THOMAS DAVIS. Sons: THOMAS, JOHN. Grandson: HENRY PENDLETON. Executor: THOMAS PENDLETON (son). Witnesses: SARAH BULL, MARTHA KELLY, JNO. PALIN. Proven before GAB. JOHNSTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 283 & 284)

PENDLETON, THOMAS
February 21, 1732. April Court, 1732. Sons: THOMAS and JOSEPH ("the manner plantation"), GEORGE, TIMOTHY (plantation called Masons Neck). Daughters: ELIZABETH (plantation called Robinsons), ANNE
KNIGHT. Wife: SARAH. Executors: THOMAS and JOSEPH PENDLETON (sons). Witnesses: DANIEL ROCKSAKER, WILLIAM DAVIS, J. SWEENY. Clerk of the Court: W. MINSON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 284)

PENDLETON, THOMAS
May 10, 1749. April 18, 1750. Daughters: PENELOPE JORDAN, MARY, ELIZABETH. To daughters are given plantations at New Begon Creek, and also an Island in Currituck Sound called Collinton, and also a number of
negro slaves. Wife: not named. Executor: JOSEPH JORDAN. Witnesses: DEMSEY CONNER, ROBERT JORDAN. TIMOTHY PENDLETON. Proven before GAB. JOHNSTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 284)

PENDLETON, THOMAS
February 21, 1750-1751. July Court, 1751. Daughters: MARY, ELIZABETH, TEMINA PENDLETON. Son: ROBERT PENDLETON. Wife and Executrix: SARAH. Executor: BENJAMIN PALMER. Witnesses: WILL. GREGORY, JOHN HOSEA, DEMSEY CONNER. Clerk of the Court: THOMAS TAYLOR. Coat of arms on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 284)

PIKE, SAMUEL
December 11, 1716. Sons: SAMUEL and BENJAMIN, JOHN. Daughters: SUSANNAH PIKE and ANN PIKE. Wife and Executrix: JANE PIKE. Witnesses: JOHN MARTIN, JOHN MOOR. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 289)

PLATER, RICHARD
September 8, 1705. January Court, 1705. Legatees: JOHN HUNT, JOHN McKEEL, HUGH CAMPBELL. ANTHONY HATCH. Estate in the Kingdom of England devised to mother, DOROTHY PLATER, of Linn, in the County of Norfolk, and MRS. SARAH BEATHER. Executor: HUGH CAMPBELL. Witnesses: JOSEPH MING, ANTHONY MARCKHAM, JR., JOHN FOURRE. Clerk of the Court: 3. KNIOHT.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 291)

PLATO, THOMAS
March 12, 1735-1736. Daughters: MARTHA, SUSANNAH and MARY PLATO. Executors: ANTONY MARCKHAM and JOHN BOYD. Witnesses: THOS. WARD, ANTHONY MARCKHAM, JNO. McKEEL. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 291)

POOL, SOLOMON
July 30, 1739. Sons: JOSEPH, SOLOMON, JACOB ("my manner plantation"). Daughter: SARAH POOL. To each of children is bequeathed one negro. Wife and Executrix: GRACE. Witnesses: CHARLES TAYLOR, SOLOMON POOL, JOSEPH ROBINSON. Probate illegible.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 294)

POPE, EDWARD
January 26, 1721-1722. April Court, 1722. Wife, Executrix and sole legatee: SARAH. Witnesses: W. NORRIS, LUCY JACKSON, EDWARD MAYO. Clerk of the Court: EDMD. GALE.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 294)

POPE, RICHARD
June 23, 1701. July 15, 1701. Son: EDWARD. Daughter: MARY POPE. Wife and Executrix: ANN. Witnesses: EDWARD MAYO, MATTHEW PRITCHARD, SAMUEL PIKE, GEO. ELLIS, THO. ABINGTON. Clerk of the Court: THOS. ABINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 294)

PRITCHARD, BENJAMIN
February 15, 1740. January Court, 1752. Brother: JOSEPH PRITCHARD. Sister: SARAH PRITCHARD. Executors: brother and sister above- mentioned. Witnesses: WILLIAM DAVIS, JONATHAN REDDING and JOHN BROOKS. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 302)

PRITCHARD, DAVID
October 20, 1707. January 2, 1707. Devisees: JAMES, HUGH and SARAH PRITCHARD (land on Nabs Creek). SAMUEL and RICHARD PRITCHARD (the relationship of testator to these parties is not set out). Wife and Executrix: mentioned, but not named. Witnesses: PAT GORMACKE, RICHARD MADREN, ANNA MADREN. Clerk of the Court: JNO. PALEN (or PALIN).
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 302)

PRITCHARD, JAMES
June 5, 1754. December Court, 1755. Wife, Executrix and sole legatee: SUSANAH. Witnesses: WM. COALE, THOS. TAYLOR, ELIZABETH TAYLOR. Clerk of the Court: THOS. TAYLOR.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 302)

PRITCHARD, JEAN
October 25, 1707. January 20, 1707. Executors: SAMUEL and JAMES PRITCHARD, PATRICK GORMACM No legatees mentioned. Witnesses: GEORGE HARRIS, GEORGE HARRIS, JR., WINBERNE, RICHARD GRAY. Clerk of the Court: JNO. PALIN.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 303)

Rayfield, William
August 4, 1722. March 23, 1731. Of Allegator in the Precinct of Pasquotank. Sons: William, James (land called the Wild Cat Neck), John. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Executor: Edward Linington. Witnesses: Edwd. Linington. John Comes, Seth Phelps. Richard PufFenghall. Proven before George Burrington.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 307)

Reading, Joseph
June 29, 1731. August 3, 1731. Sons: Samuel, Thomas, John, Jonathan and Joseph. Daughters: Mary, Miriam and Sarah Reading, Ann Pendleton. Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Witnesses: David Boles, Daniel Rhodes and Benja. Pritchard. Proven before Geo. BurringTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 308)

Recksaker, Daniel
February 27, 1732-1733. May 16, 1733. Legatees: Mary Ann MitchEll (daughter), Sarah Pindleton (Executrix). Witnesses: William Davis, Willm. Ambler. Proven before Wm. Little, Chief Justice.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 308)

Reese, Owen
April 7, 1745. July Court, 1745. Sons: John and Owin. Daughters: Betty, Sarah, Mary and Ann Reese. Wife and Executrix: Mary. Executor: Daniell Williams. Witnesses: John Burnham, David and William Cartright. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 309)

Relf, John
September 22, 1742. January Court, 1742. Sons and Executors: Cornelius and John. Witnesses: John and Mary Bell, Cornelius Jones. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 310)

Relf, Mary
January 13, 1724-1725. April Court, 1725. Brother: William Relf. Brother's grandchildren: Thomas and Mary Relf. Daughters: Sarah Chance, Susanah Chance. Son-in-law: Thomas Palin. Granddaughters: Mary and Ann Palin. Son and Executor: Robert Keel. Witnesses: James Spence, Alexander Spence, Dorothy Adams. Clerk of the Court: John Park.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 310)

Rhodes, Richard
March 2, 1693-1694. Wife and Executrix: Elisabeth. Witnesses: Richard Madren, Sara Davis, John Skipar. Clerk of the Court: Edward Mayo.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 311)

Rhodes, William
January Court, 1734. Sons: Thomas and William. Daughters: Sarah, Dorothy, Elizabeth and Mary Rhodes. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Executor: William Relfe. Witnesses: Francis Martin, Comfort Cammill, James Biggers. Clerk of the Court: Jos. Smith.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 311)

Richards, John
July 11, 1741. July 14, 1741. Son-in-law: Law. Pridees. Wife and Executrix: Mary. Witnesses: Tho. Weekes, John Nelson, Jr., TheophIlus Mann. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 312)

Richards, Mary
October 31, 1743. November 19, 1743. Daughter: Frances Predy. Son-in-law and Executor: Laws Predy. Witnesses: I. Hull, Andrew Moore, J. Hardy. Proven before J. Montgomery. Justice of the Peace: Jas. Craven. Coat of arms on seal
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 312)

Richardson, Daniel
February 28, 1723. March 5, 1723. Legatees: George Burrington (one negro), John Lovick (one negro), Goff, Margaret BernsBee, Mrs. Ann Knight, wife of Lewis Mcalixander Knight. Executors: George Burrington, John Lovick and Goff. Witnesses: Patrick Oglesbee, William Jeffreys, Bartholomew Scott, Thomas Raymond. Proven before George Burrington.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 313)

Richardson, Stephen
February 7, 1722. July 16, 1723. Sons: John ("plantation whereon I live called the Poplars Havin"), Stephen (land called the White Oak Neck), Richard (land called Blewbootens Neck, the said Richard to allow Thomas Bettys to live on said land if he, the said Bettys shall build a house "twenty five foot long and fifteen foot wide and plant ought a orchard of apells trees thirtey foot Destent for the Great Stones Sort and Twenty five foot aney other Sort &c."), Lebbeos and Joseph. Daughter: Elizabeth. Wife and Executrix: Mary. Trustees: John and James Trewrlood. Witnesses: James Greves, Katherine Greves and HanNah Everton. Clerk of the Court: W. Norris.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 313)

Ritega, Jacob
March 25,1735. April Court, 1739. Daughters: Margaret and Miriam Ritega. Son-in-law: William Powers. Wife and Executrix: Phillis. Witnesses: William Lewis, Thomas Gaskills. Clerk of the Court: Jos. Smith.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 315)

Robertson, James
January 17, 1753. October Court, 1754. Sons: Mordecai ("my manner plantation"), Malachi ("my Road plantation"). Daughter: Salley. Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Executor: Thomas Taylor. Witnesses: Samuel Okely. William Woodly, Mary Taylor. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 316)

Row, Valentine
March 8, 1739. October Court, 1740. Sons: George and Valentine ("my plantation"). Daughters: Deborah, Mary and Sarah Row. Executor: George Row (son). Witnesses: Richard and Thomas Prichard, John Harris. Clerk of the Court: James Craven.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, page 320)

Salisbery, James
August 16,1758. September Court, 1758. Sons: James, John, Joseph, William. Daughters: Elizabeth and Frances Salisbery. Executors: James Salisbery (son) and Joseph Reed. Witnesses: Thomas Armour, Joseph Commander, David Sinclair. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 324)

Sawyer, Charles
October 21, 1750. January Court, 1750. Sons: John (plantation on North River), Jesse (land on North River), Charles ("land I now live on," riding horse and cattle); Willis (land adjoining Butterworth, John Sawyer, etc.). Daughters: Dorothy and Miriam. To each of above-named children is bequeathed a negro. Wife: not named. Executor: Willis Sawyer. Witnesses: Bennett Morgan. Lodwick Williams, S. S. PLOMER. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 327)

Sawyer, Daniel
May 15, 1749. April Court, 1752. Sons: Cornelius, Isaac and Ezekiel (land divided among them). Daughters: Taymer, Betty and Sarah Sawyer. Wife: Mary. Executors: Cornelius and Isaac (sons). Witnesses: Griffith Gray, John Sawyer, Joab Dauge. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 327& 328)

Sawyer, Henry.
June 24. 1728. August 3, 1729. Sons: Charles, Benjamin, Daniel. Daughters: Tamer, Carn and Elizabeth Williams, Charity Gray and Susanner Williams. Executors: Daniell and Benjamin Sawyer (sons). Witnesses: Cornelius Rose, John Kelly, William . Proven before Richard Everard.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 328)

Sawyer, Jeremiah
October 10, 1755. June Court, 1756. Sons: Robert and Charles (land divided between them). Son-in-law: Thos. Haystens. Daughter: Bridget Jolley. Grandson: Willis Haystens. Executor: Charles Sawyer (son) Witnesses: Jos. Jones, William Hixson. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 328)

Sawyer, John
June 2, 1743. January Court, 1743. Sons: John, Tulle (plantation called Gumberry), Stephen, William (land in Currituck known as Peters Ridge). To each son is given negroes and a horse. Daughters: Grace and Sarah. Wife and Executrix: Abigal. Witnesses: Willes Sawyer, Sarah Sawyer. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 328)

Sawyer, Joshua
May 19, 1753. July Court, 1753. Sons: Joshua and David (plantation divided between them), William, Nathan, Jesse. Daughters: Mary and Sarah Sawyer. Executor: Joshua Sawyer (son). Witnesses: Robert Murden, Joshua Jennings, Jacob Mitchell. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 328)

Sawyer, ROBART
April Court, 1735. Sons: Jeremiah (land adjoining John Spence), Joseph and Zachariah ("plantation whereon I now live"), Denis (land on Sawyers Creek), John Scarborough (land called the light place). Daughter: Ester Sawyer (land between Denis Sawyer and the light place). Granddaughter: Susannah Sawyer (land called the Great Island). Wife and Executrix: Frances. Witnesses: Charles and Daniel Sawyer, Samuel Simmons. Clerk of the Court: Josu Smith
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 328)

Sawyer, Solomon
August 15, 1742. October Court, 1742. Sons: John ("my manner plantation"), Solomon (plantation known by the name of Dogwood Ridge). Daughters: Charity, Elisabeth, Mary, PEttyath and Christian Sawyer. Witnesses: Bartlett Morgan, Thomas Hastins. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 329)

Sawyer, Thomas
May 19, 1756. June Court, 1756. Sons: Alexander, Joseph, Thomas, Samuel ("my plantation"). Daughters: Jane Humphries, Tamer Williams, Cattren and Rebeckah Sawyer. Grandsons: Samuel Hastings, Maikd Morgan. Granddaughter: Anne Sawyer. Daughter-in-law: Sarah Sawyer. Executors: Samuel and Rebeckah Sawyer (son and daughter). Witnesses: Benjamin Sawyer, Griffith Gray, Bentt. Morgan. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 329)

Sawyer, Willis
April 3, 1753. April Court. 1753. Wife and Executrix: Hanor (plantation on Pasquotank River). Daughter: Betty Sawyer. Brother: Charles Sawyer. Father: Charles Sawyer. Witnesses: William Symons, Bety Symons, Ann Sawyer. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor. Executrix qualified before Jarvis Jones.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 329)

Scarfe, John. Pasquotank County.
February 15, 1751. April Court, 1751. Sons: James, John, Edward, Jonathan, Israel. Daughters: Anne Richardson, Mary Jones. Wife: Mary. Witnesses: William Abercrombie, James Greves, William Rodes. Codicil to this will of even date and witnessed by same parties appoints wife and son James as Executors, and makes bequests to grandson, John Scarfe. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 329)

Scarbrough, Charles
January 20, 1750-1751. Son: Benjamin (land on Poplar Swamp). Daughter: Lyda Scarbrough. Wife and Executrix: JOICE. Witnesses: James Forbes, John Scarbrough. Elizabeth Torksey. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 330)

Scarbrough, John
December 27, 1754. June Court, 1756. Daughters: Sarah Burges (three negroes), Tamar Scarbrough ("my plantation"). Executor: WilLiam Burges. Witnesses: Paul Sharp, Benjamin Willson, Thomas Cluf and Benjamin Torksey. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 330)

Scott, John
September 13, 1738. January 8, 1738. Daughters: Eliphel and Hannah Scott. Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Witnesses: David George, Joseph Jordan. Clerk of the Court: Jos. Smith.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 331)

Scott, Stephen, Sr.
November 21, 1752. January Court, 1753. Sons: Joseph (land on Beaver Dam Swamp, one-half of "plantation whereon I now live, together with one negro man"), Samuel (half of the "plantation whereon I now live," land known by the name of the Rigg, land known as New- begun Creek meeting-house land, seven negroes and one "New England mare & colt" and one silver watch). Daughter: Mary Conner, wife of John Conner (three negroes and one riding horse). Grandchildren: Joseph and Mary Scott (6 negroes), Mary, John and Cado Conner (5 negroes), Stephen and William Scott (2 negroes). Executors: Joseph and Samuel Scott (sons). Witnesses: Robert Jordan, KathArna White, Thomas Nicholson. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor. Device on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 332)

Smith, Edward
July 10, 1690. July Court, 1690. Witnesses: Tho. Davis, David Prichard, Ann Bartlett. Clerk of the Court: Paul Lathum. Will illegible.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 344)

Smith, Richard
January 10, 1750-1751. April Court, 1751. Wife and Executrix: Mary Ann Smith. Executor: Henry Pendleton. Witnesses: Henry Pendleton, George Pendleton, Ann Meads. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 346)

Smith, William
March 14, 1719-1720. May 11, 1734. Son: John ("my land and plantation"). Daughter: Lydia Smith. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth Smith. Executors: John Smith (brother), Wm. Relfe. Witnesses: W. Norris, Wm. Relfe, Richard Relfe. Proven before Nath. Rice.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 348)

Smithson, Thomas
November 2, 1743. January Court, 1743. Sons: Joshua ("plantation whereon I now live to him and his ears, and so from eair to eair so long as there is a Smithson to be found"). Joseph and John (land to each). Daughters: Meriam and Dorkis Smithson (1 negro to each), Mary Murden, Tamer Norris. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Witnesses: Edmond Jackson, Richard Prichard. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 348 & 349)

Snoden, Samuel
December 5, 1750. July Court, 1753. Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Other legatee: Grace, daughter of George Snoden. Executor: Robert Bailey. Witnesses: James Greggitte, Robert Bailey. Deborah Sut- Ton. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 351)

Solley, John
June, 1751. April Court, 1752. Sons: Thomas (land on Nense Riverbounding on Beards Creek). Joseph ("my plantation whereon I now live").To each son is given two negroes. Daughters: Mary Cleves, Ann Wiat. Executor: Joseph (son). Witnesses: Tabitha Emerson, Thomas EmerSon, John Gray. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 351 & 352)

Sparnon, Joseph
May 15, 1718. Legatees: William Brettno, William and Ann BrettNo (children of William), John Blish, Abraham Thomas. Executor: not named. Witnesses: Joseph Cooper, Thomas Shepard, Elizabeth Cooper, John Bell. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 353)

Spence, Alexander
August 2, 1734. April Court, 1735. Sons: James (240 acres of land on the Eastern Shore in Maryland), Alexander, Joseph (land on Pasquotank River), Robert (land adjoining Richard Ferril, Abel Ross, John TrueBlood), Truman (appointed Executor). Daughters: Jane and Catherine Sawyer. Witnesses: Jeremiah Murden, Thomas Sawyer, Evin Lurry. Clerk of the Court: Jos. Smith.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 354 & 355)

Spence, James
March 20, 1739-1740. October Court, 1740. Sons: Alexander, David, James. Daughters: Bridget Spence and Betty Mardrum. Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Witnesses: John Jones, Berd Banger, Elizabeth Perishe. Clerk of the Court: James Craven.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 355)

Spence, James
November 19, 1753. April Court, 1755. Sons: Alexander, John and James. Daughters: Sarah Cook, Lettesha, Arey and Dorothy Spence. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth Spence. Witnesses: Samuel Smith, Saml. Edn Ye, David Davis. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 355)

Spence, John
March 14, 1735-1736. April 13, 1736. Sons: David and Alexander (lands divided between them). Daughters: Dorothy Davis, Elizabeth Spence. Granddaughter: Reachell Sawyer. Executors: Charles SawYer and John Davis. Witnesses: Geo. Howe, Alexander Leflear, Elizabeth Lefleare. Clerk of I l,e Court: Jos. Smith. Device on seal: Letters S. S., three circles and square.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 355)

Stafford, William
November 12, 1750. Sons: John and Stephen (land to each). Daughters: Susannah and Mary. Wife and Executrix: Elender. Other legatee: Rachel Rew. Executor: William Wayman. Witnesses: James Duffy, Job Nickoles, Hez. Cartwright. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 357)

Stamp, Richard
October 20, 1721. April 17, 1722. Sons: Thomas ("my plantation"), Richard (225 acres of land). Daughters: Mary, Ann, Elizabeth and Tamer. To each of above-named children is bequeathed one negro. Wife and Executrix: Mary Ann. Witnesses: Daniel Richardson, Joseph Oliver, Margaretx Bournsby, Mary Callihan. Clerk of the Court: Edmund Gale. Impression of church spire on seal
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 357)

Stanton, Thomas
August 25, 1720. October 18, 1720. Wife and Executrix: Mary. Witnesses: John Bundy, Richd. Sams, Ann Meids. Clerk of the Court: W. Norris.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 359)

Stoakley, Joseph
December 12, 1729. January 3, 1729-1730. Sons: Isaac, Joseph. Daughter: Mary Stoakley. Other legatees: Isack Dellemar, William Cartright. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Witnesses: Thomas Merreday, John Ricks, Wm. Minson. Proven before Richard Everard. To children is bequeathed six negroes and one gold ring each.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 363)

Swann, Thomas
May 7, 1733. August 9, 1733. Sons: Samuel (one plantation), William (plantation bought of Robert Wallis). "But in case either of my said sons shall sell, alien, mortgage or any other way convey either of ye sd plantations hereby given out of ye name of Swann then it shall and may be lawful for ye other of my sd sons to reenter and take possession of the same." Daughters: Rebecca and Elizabeth Swann (land at Moyock, in Currituck). To each of sons is bequeathed a horse, bridle and saddle. All estate, consisting of negroes, lands, cattle, etc., is given to wife for education of children. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Executor: Edward Moseley. Witnesses: Banja. Pritchard, Mary Edwards, Saml. Wise. Proven before George Burrington. Coat of arms on seal illegible.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 368)

Symons, Benjamin
October 24, 1748. Son: Abraham (plantation and one negro). Daughters: Ann, Mary and Hannah Symons. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Executor: William Symons (uncle). Witnesses: Joseph Bailey, John Davis, Hannah Symons. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 369)

Symons. Jeremiah
March 30, 1713. December 12, 1713. Sons: Jeremiah, William and Samuel (plantation divided between them). Daughters: Tamer, wife of Samuel Rundey; Deborah, wife of Wm. Chancey; Sarah, wife of Thos. Robinson; Mary Symons (to these are bequeathed negroes), Ann OverMan and Elizabeth Symons. Executors: Jeremiah Symons, Samuell Bundey and Charles Overman. Witnesses: W. Morris, John Symons, Henry White. No probate.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 369)

Symons, Jeremiah
November 1, 1740. January Court, 1740. Little River in the County of Pasquotank, Sons: Benjamin, Jeremiah ("my manor plantation"). Daughters: Sarah Reading, Ann Spence, Hannah Symons. Wife and Executrix: Rachel. Witnesses: William Symons, Jehosaphat Symons, James Overman. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 369)

Symons, John
November 13, 1741. January Court, 1741. Sons: Thomas and Peter (plantation divided between them). All estate is bequeathed to aforementioned sons. No executor or other legatees named. Witnesses: William Symons, Aaron Morris, Jonathan White. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 369)


Symons, John
September 11, 1748. January 19, 1748. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth (two negroes). Executor: Joseph Robertson. Witnesses: Mary Symons, Joseph Symons, Jonathan Langwiththa. Proven before Gab. Johnston. Symons, Rachel (relict of Jeremiah). Pasquotank Co. October 12, 1748. April 11, 1749. Daughters: Sarah Reading, Ann Spence and Hannah Symons. Son: Benjamin. Grandson: Abraham Symons. Granddaughter: Ann Redding. Executor: Benjamin Symons (son). Witnesses: Terence Sweeny, Robert Lowry, Jehoshaphat Symons, Rachel Symons. Proven before E. Hall, C. J.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 370)

Symons, Thomas
January 20, 1702-1703. February 16, 1706. Sons: John and Peter (plantation to each). Wife and Executrix: Rebecca. Witnesses: Jeams White, John Movis, John White, Zachariah Nixon. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Abington.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 370)

Symons, Thomas
February 30, 1757. March Court, 1758. Sons., John, Abraham, Thomas (to each is devised land). Daughters: Miriam and Ann. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Witnesses: Jehoshaphat Symons, Nathan OverMan, John Sanders. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor. Coat of arms on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 370)

Taylor, William
December 30, 1772. January 23, 1773. Brother: James Taylor. Wife and Executrix: Mary (four negroes). Executors: John Richardson (brother-in-law) and Caleb Nash. Witnesses: W. Norris, John Crawford, Jer. Sedley. Proven before Jo. Martin.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 373)

Tooke, James
February 6,1719-1720. April Court, 1720. Legatees: Johannah Scott
(sister), James Tooke Scott (plantations known as Proctors and Floyds), Thomas Scott, Mary Scott, Elizabeth and Sarah Scott, Mary Ricks, John Symons, John Tawnyhill, John Scott, John, Sarah and William Everigin, Thomas and Joseph Commander, James Commander. Executors: Thomas Commander and William Everigin. Witnesses: Evan Jones, David Prince, Anne Palmer, Daniel Mackeel. Clerk of the Court: W. Norris.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 379)

Torksey, Elizabeth
January 25, 1758. March Court, 1758. Son: John Torksey. Executor: Abel Gallup. Witnesses: Judith White and Frances Brocksat. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 379)

Torksey, John
November 10, 1745. April Court, 1747. .Sons: Thomas (one negro), Benjamin ("my plantation"). Daughters: Elizabeth and Susana (four negroes). Executors: Thomas and Benjamin (sons). Witnesses: Wm. Burges, John Right (wright) and Abasana Perkins. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 379)

Torksey, Philip
February 25, 1755. June Court, 1755. Brothers: Ezekiel and John Torksey. Cousin: Margaret Needham (one negro). Wife and Executrix: Elisabeth. Witnesses: Wm. Burges, Abel Gallep, Benjamin Torksey. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 379)

Trueblood, Agnes
September 15, 1692. October 3, 1692. Sons: John and Amos. Daughters: Mary and Elizabeth Trueblood. Negroes bequeathed to above- named. No witnesses. No executor. Clerk of the Court: Paul Lathum.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 381)

Trueblood, John
October 28, 1734. January 14, 1734. Sons: John ("my manner plantation," also plantation on Arrannuse Creek known by the name of Cretches Old Field, and one negro), Fisker (land known by the name of Ieve Neck), Daniel (one negro). Daughters: Miriam and Elizabeth Trurlood (negroes given to each). Wife and Executrix: Sarah (negroes). Executors: Abel Ross (brother) and Jarvis Jones. Witnesses: John Sauls, Willoughby Rice and Dugless Rood. Clerk of the Court: James Smith.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 381)

Tulley, Jane
August 1, 1729. October 11, 1732. Grandson and Executor: David Boles. Other legatees: Mary and Daniel Rodes, Jr. Witnesses: JonaThan Hibbs, Willm. Lee and Daniel Rods. Clerk of the Court: W. Minson (or H. Minson).
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 381)

Turner, William
December 23, 1749. April Court, 1750. Son: James. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth (estate divided between son and wife). Executor: Ezekiel Turner (brother). Witnesses: Joseph Morris. William Turner, Patrick Pool. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 384)

Turner, William
April 6, 1753. July Court, 1753. Sons: Ezekiel (land on Cambridge Branch, on Charles Overman's line), Joseph (land on Gumbridge Branch), William ("two lotts lying next to Nixonton), John ("my plantation"). Grandson: James Turner (two lots next to son William's). Wife and Executrix: Kesiah. Witnesses: Isaac Parker, Saml. Overman and Rt. Wilson. Codicil dated April 13, 1753, and witnessed by Rt. Wilson, Isaac Sweenie and James Gregorie, gives negro man to son William. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 384)

Twiddy, Thomas
April 12, 1705. August 19. 1706. Wife, Executrix and sole legatee: Elener. Witnesses: Thomas Stafford, Richard Pool, John Raper. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Abington.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 384)

Upton, John
June 30, 1715. .Sons: John (plantation known as Buckingham). William, Joseph and Thomas (plantation on Pasquotank River), Edward (plantation known as Abington). Daughters: Mary and Ruth. Wife and Executrix: not named. Witnessrs: Griffith Gray, Methusalem Vaughan. Clerk of the Court: W. Norris.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 385)

Upton, Thomas
May 19, 1750. July Court, 1750. Sons: Willis ("my maner plantation"), Thomas and William (land known as Johnskintown). Daughters: Elizabeth, Meram and Chareton Upton. Wife and Executrix: Christian. Witnesses: John Upton, Isaac Sawyer, Joseph Temple. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 386)

Wade, John
Will not dated. October Court, 1750. Daughters: Mary and Magdalene Wade. Executors: Robert Lowry, William Davis and John Skinner. Witnesses: Josiah Cartright, Robert Palmer, Thomas Wilcocks. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 388)

Wade, Mary
December, 1736. January Court, 1736. Sister and Executrix: Magdalene Wade. Witnesses: Joshua Markham, Sarah Lowry. Clerk of the Court: James Craven.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 388)

Waman, William
March 18, 1721. July 18, 1721. Sons: William, Robert and John. The following lands are devised: land on Nobesbruke Creek, lands between David Prichard and Benjamin Lonewell, lands between the mouth of Pasquotank River and Flatty Creek, Daughter: Blender Waman. Wife and Executrix: Hannah. Witnesses: Jno. McKEELE, Jno. Fourre, Thomas Rees. Clerk of the Court: Edmund Gale.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 392)

Wayman, William
March 9, 1737. July Court, 1740. Legatees: Mary, Haner, Thaaier, Thomas and Robert Lowry. Executor: Robert Lowry. Witnesses: Robert and Mary Lowry. Clerk of the Court: James Craven.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 395)

Welch, Nathaniel
February 13, 1734-1735. April Court, 1735. Legatees: Terence Sweeny, Thomas Gaskill, Elizabeth Gaskill, Joseph Pendleton, Daniel Dunn, John Corp. Executor: Terence Sweeny. Witnesses: John Smedley, Thomas Pendleton. Clerk of the Court: Jos. Smith.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 397)

West, Charles
August 8, 1747. October Court, 1748. Sons: Lemuel (four negroes), Jonathan (three negroes and cattle), Hezekiah (two negroes). Daughters: Winefruit West (two negroes), Dinah West. Grandson: Benjamin West, son of Charles, dec'd (plantation known as Cowpen Neck and Rollinseas). Wife and Executrix: Dinah. Executors: Lemuel West (son) and Thomas Mackeel (son-in-law). Witnesses: John Guthray, Ann Daniel, John McKEEL. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 397)

West, Jonathan
August 28, 1751. July Court, 1751. Legatees: Lamuel and Hezekiah West, Thomas McKEEL, William Woodley, Dinah and Benjamin West. Negroes are divided among above named. Executors: Thomas Woodly and Thomas Mackeel. Witnesses: Jonathan Howell, Isaac Cox, Anthony White. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 398)

Wheedbee, Ann
September 24, 1750. January Court, 1750. Sons: William Boyd and Thomas Boyd. Other legatees: Elizabeth Bailey, Winifort Boyd, Ann Bailey. Executors: Anthony Marckham and William Boyd. Witnesses: John Wilkins, Joseph Commander. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 400)

Whidbe, George
March 22, 1718. July 29, 1718. Sons: Richard, George (land on Alegator River), John. Cousin: Richard Whidbe. Daughter: Ruth Whidbe. Executors: George and Richard Whidbe (sons). Witnesses: John Mixon, Autho. Allexander, Rebeckah Baley. Clerk of the Court: R. Hicks.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 400)

Whidbee, George
June 16, 1749. August 11, 1749. Brothers: John and Richard WhidBee. Nephews: George (son of Richard), John and Thomas Whidbee (sons of John). To above-named is bequeathed negroes. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Witnesses: Anthony Markham, Jno. McKEEL. Proven before Gab. Johnston at Eden House. Coat of arms on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 400)

White, Abraham
January 7, 1746. January Court, 1746. Brother: John White. Nephew: James White, son of John (plantation). Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Executor: James White (brother). Witnesses: Aaron Morris, Thomas Svmons, Joseph Robinson. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor. Device on seal.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 401)

White, Henry
March 25, 1739. April Court, 1739. Sons: Thomas and Isaac (all estate left to these two sons). Executors: Henry Stanton and William Burden (or Bender). Witnesses: William Symons. Johana White, Benjamin Newby. Clerk of the Court: Joseph Smith. Clerk of Carters County: John Simpson.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 402)

White, John
May 19, 1754. July Court, 1754. Son: Samuel. Sister: Elizabeth White. Wife: Ann. Other legatee: John Man. Executor: James Davis. Witnesses: Timothy Meeds, James Davis, William Bundy. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 402)

White, Nehemiah
September 5, 1751. July Court, 1751. Sons: Benjamin and Joshua (land to each). Daughters: Sarah, Mary and Martha White. Wife and Executrix: Martha. Executor: Joseph Pritchard (brother-in-law). Witnesses: Joseph Commander, Robert White, Joseph Robinson. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 403)

White, Robert
January 1,1732. April 16,1733. Sons: Jonathan and Zefeniah ("the manah plantation adjoining Robert Lowry"), Joseph ("back land" and two negroes). To each of sons is bequeathed negroes. Daughters: Ann and Elizabeth White. Wife and Executrix: Rebeckah. Witnesses: Aaron Morris, Robart Davis, Henry White. Proven before Geo. BURRINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 403)

Willcox, Jeremiah
April 22, 1754. July Court, 1754. Son: Stephen (lands on sound side). Daughters: Sarah and Ruth. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth Other legatee: Elizabeth Wakefield. Executor: Zachariah Keeton. Witnesses: Nathan Overman, Job Nichols. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 407 & 408)

Williams, Edward
October Court, 171l9. Sons: Lemand, Josiah. Lodwick and Joseph (lands and negroes). Daughter: Sarah. Wife and Executrix: ElisEBeth. Witnesses: Daniel Sawyer, B. Morgan. Clerk of the Court: James Craven
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 408)

Willoughby, Thomas
June 6, 1753. July Court, 1753. Half-brother: Thomas Evins. Wife and Executrix: Ann. Witnesses: Solomon Pool, John Bayley, Patrick Pool. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 414)

Willson, Sarah
January 2, 1751-1752. April Court, 1754. Sons: William, Benjamin (one negro), Thomas (one negro). Daughters: Rebeckah Furbush. Elizabeth Bartlet. Executors: Benjamin and Thomas (sons). Witnesses: William Barnard, Samuel Lowman. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 415)

Wilson, Pattison
March 15, 1746. July 12, 1748. Son: William. Daughter: Mary. Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Executor: William Wilson (brother). Witnesses: John Scarbrough, John Bell, John Squiers. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 416)

Wilson, Robert
April 22, 1757. June Court, 1758. Nixonton. Grandsons: Ruben WilSon (lands between Reedy Branch and Ferry Causey), Obed. Winslow (land at Grassie Point), Caleb Winslow (land known by the name of the Glade). Sons: Isaac and Silvanus. Daughter: Rachel Townsend. Granddaughters: Elisabeth and Mary Wilson (lands on Reedy Branch, etc.). Negroes bequeathed to granddaughters. Executor: Barnaby Nixon. Jacob Winslow. Witnesses: William, George and Elisabeth Wood. Clerk of the Court: Tho. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 416 & 417)

Winn, John
December 18. 1739. January Court, 1739. Son: Ezekiah. Daughter: Elisabeth Winn. Nephew: Daniel Temple. Sister: Beety Winn. Wife and Executrix: Dinah. Executors: Abel Ross and Willoughby Price. Witnesses: Will Cretch, Daniel Temple, Betey Winn. Clerk of the Court: James Craven.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 418)

Wood, William
November 4, 1732. April 15, 1733. Friend and Executor: Robert Cartritt. Witnesses: Alexander Spence, Jer. Symons. Proven before GEO. BURRINGTON.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 421)

Woodley, Thomas
March 20, 1752. January Court, 1753. Grandchildren: William, Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth and Peggy Taylor. Daughters: Mary Speight. Elizabeth Taylor. Son: William (lands and negroes). Executors: Thomas Taylor, William Gregory, William Woodley (son). Witnesses: Jonathan Reding, James Prichard, Thomas Tweedy. Clerk of the Court: Thos. Taylor.
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 422)

Wright, Augustine
May 27, 1741-1742. April Court, 1742. Brothers: William and Charles. Mother and Executrix: Elizabeth. Witnesses: John Martin, John Brown. Clerk of the Court: Thomas Taylor
(Source: Abstracts of North Carolina Wills, By: J. Bryan Grimes, Secretary of State, 1910, Page 424)

 

 
 

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