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This Is Haddonfield

 p71 Elizabeth Estaugh’s Will Item: I give and bequeath unto my loving knswoman Sarah Hopkins, relict of my dear kinsman Ebenezer Hopkins, the whole use, benefit, privilege, and profit of the upper House and Lot in Haddonfield I purchased of the Executors of Samuel Mickle, now in tenure of Thomas Edgerton; but let it be…

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Abstract of Wills Bertie County, North Carolina

1797-1816 by David B. Gammon (279) Bethia (X) Kington  (F/299)  24 oct 1807  Nov Ct. 1815 “… being sick …” Daughter Frances Kington – cow and calf, etc. Grandson Jesse Cobb – gun.  Son-in-law Cullen Currie and his wife Sarah Currie – bed which they have in their possession.  Remaining estate to be divided between…

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Colonial Bertie County North Carolina Deed Abstracts 1753-1757

Volume VI Abstracts of Deed Book H page 345 H,105 Joseph Redditt of Dupelan (Duplin) County to John Hopkins  August 1, 1754. 4 pds. for S A. adj. John Herring in Bucklesbury Swamp Wit: Arnal Hopkins, William Baker, William Hopkins.  August Court 1754.  Samuel Ormes C/C. page 346 H,121  Anthony Herring of Johnson Co., to…

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The Heritage of Lenoir County, North Carolina – Sparrow Family

720 The Sparrow Family       In the 1600’s, with other English royalists the Sparrow family came to Tidewater Virginia and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  By the mid-1700’s, many members of the family had settled in the Coastal Plains of North Carolina.  The first to settle in Lenoir County was Patrick R. Sparrow,…

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Colonial Bertie County North Carolina Deeds and Abstracts 1725-1730

Volume II Deed Books B & C  1725-1730 & 1739 page 95  C,145 John Williams & wife Ann to Thomas Castelaw, son of James Castelaw 10 pds. for 250 A. On NS Roanoke River “being the plantation whereon John Blisson now lives …” . By Indian Village Pond. Adj. James Blunt, Anthony Herring, Indian Village…

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Colonial Bertie County, North Carolina Deed Abstracts 1730-1739

Volume III Abstracts of Deed Books D & E page 198 E397 James Roads to John Vickins December 29, 1738.  30 pds. for 250 A. Adj. William Rutons “to a Tarkiln”,  Wit: J. Early, Jun., William Rasberry, February Court 1738.   page 206 E493 Lacelot Jones to John Rasberry February 17, 1738/39. 30 pds for 150…

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Colonial Bertie County Deed Abstracts Volume V Book G 1744-1753

p 295 ABRAHAM HERRING to ARNOLD HOPKINS January 9, 1748/49, 20 pds. for 380 A. on SS Bear Swamp. Wit: John Redditt, Thomas Lawrence, November Court 1749. John Lovick C/C. p300 G262 MICHAEL HILL to JAMES McDOWALL May 28, 1749, 10 pds for 100 A. Land on Bucklesbury Swamp adj. John Williams, Abraham Herring “Containing…

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