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The records of these early gatherings are sprinkled with well-known Quaker names, including . . . Maudlin, Newby, Nicholson, Toms, Wilson . . . IHaveCalledYouFriends by Frances Anscombe 975.6 F2aRead More
Ezekiel Maudlin, first in Perquimans, cambe from London, according to family tradition. This name does not appear on any of the records of the Lower counties in Virginia, neither do the Quaker records show a person of this name. So the opinion is advanced, that he came straight from England to Perq. or landed first…Read More
by Orpha Maudlin The Maudlins were originally French Hugenots, driven from France to England by persecution. The struggle between Catholics and Protestants (Hugenots) occurred from 1547-1559, during the reign of Henry the second of France. Apparently, the Maudlins lived in the Northern District, as the people who now live there are predominantly of the tall,…Read More
Grant Book 35 Granville p 52-65 Grant Book 37 Edgecombe 139-141 Names: Collier, Council, Cox, Croom, Egerton, Harper, Herring, Ivey, Nicholson, Pierce, Simms, Stanley, Vickers F253.H646 v2Read More
Grant Book 28 Perquimans page 29 Northampton p. 31 Grant Book 29 Dobbs p 41 (489 pg 9) John Aycock 15 Dec 1778 400 acres on Aycocks Swamp joining the mouth of Briery Branch, Saints line, Pearsons line, and the head of Aycocks Swamp p 44 (532 pg 52) Robert Ivey 15 Dec 1778 300…Read More
page 1, 2 . . . Names of persons mentioned in deeds or grants dated prior to 1725 in Book I through page 200 of Book VI, or those recorded prior to 1790. All individuals were not residents of Currituck Precinct and most of the Lords Proprietors never visited their Carolina holdings. The date in…Read More
PPenelope – 2 of 10 month 1668 Mary – 27 of 4 month 1670 Francis -19 of 7 month 1672 Priscila – 9 of 1 month 1674 Joseph – 16 of 9 month 1677 Joshua and Caleb – 25 of 8 mo. 1679Read More
by Winslow page420-424 TOMS After much careful work on this family, in N. C. and Virginia, the writer has arrived at the conclusion, that the Toms emigrant, to N. C., was living in Charles City Co Va, where he sold land in sd County, to Francis Gray, Feb 17, 1656. Only mention of him, so…Read More
by Nugent … 400 acres Westmoreland County June 5, 1666 Trans 5 persons . . . . Francis TomsRead More
These were when North carolina was still a colony of England and the area was Craven Precinct 1712, which became Johnson Co. 1750, Duplin Co. & Dobbs Co. (1779) and finally Wayne Co. in 1791 which retains about the same boundaries today. p. 557 PATENT BOOK 25 on p. 39 from the CROWN to Moses by…Read More