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Currituck Co., NC Constable Bonds
1829 - 1853
N.C. State Archives Microfilm Reel #C.030.10002
Abstracted by Marty Holland 2000


Sample Constable Bond Form

State of North Carolina,
Currituck County.
    Know All Men By These Presents, That we (names of bondsmen) all of the County and State aforesaid, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency (name of governor of NC) Esquire, Governor in and over the State of North Carolina, in the sum of Four Thousand Dollars, to be paid to the said (name of governor) Esquire, or his Successors in office, for the time being: To which payment well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administratiors, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seals and dated this (day) day of (month) Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and (year).
    The Condition of the Above Obligation is Such, That whereas the above bounden (name of Constable) is by the County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, held for the said County of Currituck, appointed Constable for the County of Currituck.
    Now if the said (name of constable) shall execute and make due return of all process that shall or may come into his hands, and do all other things he shall be required to do by order of our said Court, and shall well and truly account for and pay to the proper person or persons, all sum or sums of money, that shall come into his hands by virtue of any warrant or execution by him executed, and shall diligently endeavor to collect all claims put into his hands for collection, and faithfully pay over all sums received thereon, either with or without suit, to the person or persons to whom the same shall be due; and do all and every other thing that shall be required of him by law; then the above obligation to be void and of no effect-otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed and acknowledged in open
Court, in the presence of
    (Signatures of constable and bondsmen)
    (Signatures of Court official and/or Justices present)


Constable Bonds

Date Name of Constable in Most Complete Form Signature of Constable and Names of Bondsmen County Officials Comments
1 May 25 1829 Mathias, Hillary Mathias, H.
Ferebee, E. D.
Humphries, John
Justices Present:
Barnard, W. D.
Etheridge, C.
Jones, Jno. B.
Wilson, Wm. S.
Bell, Tully
Dough, W. A.
 
2 May 26 1829 Bray, Wallis Bray, W.
Mathias, Hillary
Northern, Patrick
Justices Present:
Jones, J. B.
Wilson, Wm. S.
Dough, W. A.
Bell, Tully
 
3

May 26
1829
Wilson, John N. Wilson, J. N.
Northern, Patrick
Ballentine, Joseph J.
Justices Present:
Barnard, W. D.
Wilson, Wm. S.
Bell, Tully
Jones, J. B.
Dough, W. A.
 
4 May 27 1829 Hughs, John W. Hughs, J. W.
Salyear, Samuel
Forbes, John
Ashbee, Sol.
Simmons, Benj.
Jones, John B.
Barnard, Willo. D.
 
5 Sept. 1 1829 Dozier, Peter L. Dozier, P. L.
Humphries, Wm.
Northern, Patrick
Pool, J. H.  
6 Dec. 1

1829

Jarvis, Thos. Jr. Jarvis, T.
Whitehall, Alexander
Jarvis, Wm.
Ashbee, Sol. Spellings "Jarvis" and "Jarves" are both used throughout these bonds.
7 Feb 22 1830 Gallop, Hodges Gallop, H.
Owens, Hezekiah
Hall, Spence
Hall, Spence
Present:
Jolliff, Josiah
Smith, Wm.
Barnard, Maxey
Signature for Hezekiah Owens reads "Hezekiah (x) Gallop."
8 Feb 22 1830 Gregory, Nathan H. Gregory, N. H.
Jarvis, Thos.
Jarves, William A.
Ashbee, Sol.
Present:
Jolliff, Josiah
Smith, Wm.
Bunnell, Moses
 
9 Feb 23 1830 Stephens, Enoch L. Stephens, E. L.
Forbes, John
Mathias, Hillory
Hall, S.
Present:
Bunnel, Moses
Joliff, Josiah
Ferebee, S.
Inserted: "untill May Term next."
10

Feb 23 1830 Hunnings, Ridick Hunnings, Ridick
Jarvis, William A.
Voliva, William
Pool, J. H. Same as above.
11 Feb 23 1830 Wilkins, Willis Wilkins, W.
Humphries, John
Gregory, Griffin (x)
Hall, S. Same as above.
12 (blank) Wilson, Wm. S. Wilson*, Wm. S.
Wilson, John N.
Dailey, Stephen N.
(blank) *There are no signatures on this bond.
13 Feb 24
1830
Baxter, Joshua Baxter, Joshua
Hall, James G.
Hall, Spence
Hall, Spence "Constable" deleted, "Coroner" inserted instead. Amount of bond is $10,000
14

June 1 1830 Poyner, Nathan Poyner, N.
Stephens, E. L.
Poyner, Thos.
Ashbee, S. "May Term next" inserted.
15 June 1 1830 Meekins, William Meekins, William
Lindsey, Daniel
Hall, Spence
Ashbee, Solomon "Untill May Term next"
There is no signature for Spence Hall.
16 June 1 1830 Gregory, Nathan H. Gregory, N. H.
Lindsey, Daniel
Harrison, Joshua
Ashbee, Solomon "May Term next."
17 June 1 1830 Bray, Wallis Bray, Wallis
Humphries, Wm.
Dozier, Tully L.
Ashbee, S. Same as above.
18 June 1 1830 Beasley, Barnaba Beesley, B.
Simmons, Benjamin T.
Toler, Mathias
Ashbee, Solomon Same.
19 June 1 1830 Bunnell, John Bunnell, John
Lindsey, Jonathan J.
Woodhouse, William
Ashbee, Solomon Same.
20 June 1 1830 Gallop, Hodges Gallop, Hodgers
Gallop, Willis
Hall, Spence
Ashbee, S. Same.
(It really does look like he signed his first name "Hodgers".)
21 June 1 1830 Stephens, Enoch L. Stephens, E. L.
Simmons, Benja. T.
Hughs, John W.
Ashbee, Solomon Same.

22 June 1
1830
Hughs, John W. Hughs, J. W.
Ball, Enoch
Forbes, John
Ashbee, S. Same.
23 June 1 1830 Wilson, John N. Wilson, J. N.
Wilson, Wm. S.
Northern, Philip
Ashbee, S. Same.
24 June 1 1830 Dozier, Peter L. Dozier, P. L.
Baxter, Isaac
Perkins, Alfred
  Same.
25 June 1 1830 Wilkins, Willis Wilkins, W.
Humphries, John
Hughs, John W.
Ashbee, S. Same.
26 Aug 30 1830 Fanshaw, John Fanshaw, John
Fanshaw, Tully B.
Humphries, Wm.
Hall, Jas. G.  
27 May 30 1831 Meekins, William Meekins, William
Dough, Thos. A.
Lindsey, Daniel
Lindsey, Jonathan J.
   
28 May 30 1831 Gregory, Nathan H. Gregory, N. H.
Lindsey, Daniel Bf.
Poyner, Nathan
   
29 May 30 1831 Poyner, Nathan Poyner, N.
Poyner, Thos. Esqr.
Jarvis, Banester
   
30 May 30 1831 Gallop, Hodges Gallop, Hodgers
Harrison, Joshua Esqr.
Gallop, Willis Esqr.
Gregory, N. H.  
31 May 30 1831 Hughs, John W. Hughs, J. W.
Lindsey, Daniel Bf.
Wilson, John
   
32 May 31

1831

Bray, Wallis Bray, W.
Lindsey, Daniel DS(?)
Wilson, John N.
   
33 May 31 1831 Dozier, Peter L. Dozier, P. L.
Hughs, John W.
Bray, Wallis
   
34 May 31 1831 Ferebee, James M. Ferebee, James M.
Ferebee, Samuel Jr.
Dozier, Peter
   
35 May 31 1831 Fanshaw, John Fanshaw, Jno.
Fanshaw, Davis
Humphries, William F.
Hall, J. G.  
36 May 31 1831 Waterfield, John J. Waterfield, J.
Jones, Jno. B.
Beasley, Malachi (x)
   
37 May 31 1831 Wilson, John N. Wilson, J. N.
Jones, John B.
Cox, John
Northon, Patrick
Hall, J. G.  
38 May 31 1831 Northern, Willoughby D.

Northern, Willoughby D.
Northern, Philip
Northern, William
Hall, Jas. G.  
39 May 31 1831 Stephens, Enoch L. Stephens, E. L.
Hughs, John W.
Simmons, B. T.
Hall, James G.  
40 May 29, 1832 Bray, Wallis Bray, W.
Bray, Wm. Jr.
Bell, Tully
Ashbee, Solo.  
41 May 29 1832 Northern, Willoughby D. Northern, W. D.
Northern, William
Northern, Philip
Ashbee, Solo.  
42 May 29 1832 Fanshaw, John Fanshaw, Jno.
Humphries, Wm. F.
Dozier, Peter L.
Ashbee, Solo.  
43 May 29 1832 Hughs, John W. Hughs, J. W.
Jones, Jno. B.
Ball, Enoch
Ashbee, S.

 
44 May 29

1832

Ferebee, James M. Ferebee, James M.
Ferebee, Saml. Jr.
Oneel, Samuel
Ashbee, Solo.  
45 May 29 1832 Dozier, William Dozier, William
Dozier, Jesse E.
Dozier, Peter L.
Ashbee, S.  
46 May 29 1832 Stephens, E. L. Stephens, E. L.
Simmons, Benja. T.
Bell, Cart.
Ashbee, Solo.  
47 May 29 1832 Barnard, John Barnard, John
Lindsey, Daniel Jr.
Bell, Tully
Ashbee, S.  
48 May 29 1832 Poyner, Nathan Poyner, N.
Ferebee, Saml. Jr.
Dozier, Jesse E.
Ashbee, S.  
49 May 29 1832 Gregory, Nathan H. Gregory, N. H.
Lindsey, Daniel Jr.
Jarves, Samuel
Ashbee, Solo.  
50 May 29 1832 Gallop, Hodges Gallop, H.
Gallop, Willis
Harrison, Joshua
Ashbee, Solo.  
51 May 29 1832 Farrow, Edward Farrow, Edward
Jarves, Saml.
Forbes, John
Ashbee, Solo.  
52

Aug 29 1832 Wilson, John N. Wilson, John N.
Hughs, John W.
Wilson, Wm. S.
Hall, S. "untill May term next"
53 May 28
1833
Gallop, Hodges Gallop, H.
Gallop, Willis
Tillot, Isaac
Hall, S. "untill Feby term next"
54 May 28 1833 Northern, Willo. D. Northern, Willo. D.
Barnard, John
Northern, William
Hall, S. "untill Feby next"
55 May 28 1833 Wilson, John N. Wilson, John N.
Wilson, Wm. S.
Hughs, John W.
Hall, S. "untill Feby term next"
56 May 28 1833 Hughs, John W. Hughs, J. W.
Ball, Enoch
Forbes, John
Hall, S. "untill Feby term 1833"
57 May 28 1833 Fanshaw, John B. Fanshaw, Jno. B.
Etheridge, Wm. C.
Fanshaw, Israel
  "untill Feby term 1834"

58 May 28
1833
Cook, John T. Cook, John T.
Brockett, John
Etheridge, Wm. C.
Hall, S. "untill Feby term next"
59 May 28 1833 Bray, Wallis Bray, W.
Bray, Wm. Jr.
Bunnell, Moses
Hall, S. "unitll Feby term next"
60 May 28 1833 Dozier, Wm. L. Dozier, W. L.
Simmons, John M.
Etheridge, Wm. C.
Hall, S. "untill Feby term next"
61 May 28 1833 Stephens, Enoch L. Stephens, E. L.
Ball, Enoch
Simmons, Benj. T.
  "untill Feby term 1837"
62 May 28 1833 Jarvis, Bannister H. Jarvis, B. H.
Jarvis, Wm.
White, Wm.
Hall, S. "untill Feby term next"
63

May 28 1833 Farrow, Edward Farrow, Edward
Jarvis, Samuel
Forbes, John
Hall, S. "untill Feby term next"
64 May 28 1833 Jarvis, Saml. Jarvis, Saml.
Lindsey, Jonathan J.
Sanderson, James M.
  "untill Feby term next"
65 Feb 24 1834 Wilson, John N. Wilson, John N.
Northern, Patrick
Hughs, John W.
Hall, S.  
66 Feb 24 1834 Fanshaw, Israel Fanshaw, Israel
Bright, Wm. (x)
Scott, John
Hall, S.  
67

Feb 24 1834 Guard, Joshua Guard, Joshua
Walker, Caleb
Baum, Joseph (x)
Hall, S.  
68

Feb 24 1834 Gallop, Hodges Gallop, H.
Harrison, Jos.
Bean, James
Hall, S.  
69 Feb 25 1834 Dozier, Saml. B. Dozier, S. B.
Tatum, Dennis
Mathias, Hillory
Hall, S.



 
70 Feb 25 1834 Stephens, Enoch L. Stephens, E. L.
Tamplin(?), Thos.
Simmons, John
   
71 Feb 25 1834 Jarvis, Bannister H. Jarvis, B. H.
Jarvis, Wm. A.
Bray, Zach
Hall, S.  
72 Feb 26
1834
Sanderson, John Sanderson, John
Lindsey, Thomas
Doxey, Sanford
Stephens, Enoch L.
   
73 Feb 26 1834 Dozier, William L. Dozier, W. L.
Ferebee, James M.
Oneal, Saml
   
74 May 26 1834 Ansell, Caleb Ansell, Caleb
Jones, John B.
Waterfield, John J.
Hall, S.  
75 Feb 23 1835 Wilson, John N. Wilson, John N.
Wilson, Wm. S.
Hughs, Jno. W.
   
76 Feb 23 1835 Fanshaw, Israel Fanshaw, Israel
Doxey, John L.
Wilson, John N.
Hall, S.  
77 Feb 23 1835 Harrison, Alfred G. Harrison, A. G.
Harrison, Joshua
Harrison, Wm.
Hall, S.  
78 Feb 24 1835 Jarvis, Bannister H. Jarvis, B. H.
Bray, Zach
Jarvis, W. A.
Ashbee, Solo.  
79 Feb 24 1835 Poyner, Nathan Poyner, Nathan
Ball, Enoch
Moriset, Cason
Ashbee, Sol.  
80 Feb 24 1835 Dozier, Saml. B. Dozier, S. B.
Parker, Peter
Brabbel, John Jr.
Ashbee, Solo.  
81 Feb 24 1835 Stephens, Enoch L. Stephens, E. L.
Etheridge, Caleb
Simmons, John
Ashbee, Solo.  
82 Feb 24 1835 Dozier, Wm. L. Dozier, W. L.
Etheridge, Saml.
Etheridge, Harry
   
83 May 26 1835 Ansell, Caleb Ansell, C.
Waterfield, John J.
Jones, Jno. B.
   
84 Sept 1 1835 Perry, Josiah Perry, Josiah
Guard, Joshua
Mann, Lewis
Hall, S.  
85 Sept 1 1835 Mydgett, Samuel N. Midyett, Samuel N.
Jarvis, Samuel
Tillitt, Thomas B.
Hall, S.  
86 March 1 1836 Harrison, Alfred G. Harrison, A. G.
Gallop, Hodges
Owens, Joseph
Hughs, J. W.
Justices Present:
Etheridge, C.
Humphries, J.
Jones, J. B.
 
87 March 1 1836 Poyner, Nathan S. Poyner, N. S.
Ball, Wm.
Poyner, John S.
Hughs, J. W.
Justices:
Etheridge, C.
Humphries, J.
Chaplain, C. T.
 
88 March 1 1836 Northern, W. D. Northern, W. D.
Northern, Wm.
Bray, Wallis
Hughs, J. W.  
89 March 1 1836 Jarvis, Saml. Jarvis, Saml.
Poyner, Lancelott
Ashbee, Solo.
Forbes, Jno.
Hughs, J. W.  
90 March 1 1836 Jarvis, Bannister H. Jarvis, B. H.
Jarvis, Wm. A.
Jarvis, Thos. B.
Hughs, J. W.  
91 March 1 1836 Duke, Andrew Duke, A.
Forbes, Jno.
Kinsey, Saml. (x)
Hughs, J. W.  
92 March 1
1836
Fanshaw, Israel Fanshaw, Israel
Northern, W. D.
Humphries, Wm.
Hughs, J. W.  
93 March 1 1836 Woodhouse, Elihue Woodhouse, Elihue
Poyner, Lancelott
Jarvis, B. H.
Hughs, J. W.  
94 March 1 1836 Dozier, Saml. B. Dozier, S. B.
Jarvis, Saml.
Brumsey, Jno.
Hughs, J. W.  
95 May 31 1836 Ansell, Caleb Ansell, Caleb
Jones, Jno. B.
White, Henry
Hughs, J. W.  
96

May 31 1836 Griggs, Thomas Griggs, Thos.
Jarvis, Wm. A.
Jarvis, B. H.
Hughs, J. W.  
97 Feb 27(?) 1837 Fanshaw, Israel Fanshaw, Israel
Barnard, John
Bridges, Wm. M.
Ashbee, Solo.  
98 (blank) Jarves, Saml. Jarves, Saml.
Barnard, John
Ashbee, Solo.
   
99 Feb 28 1837 Griggs, Thomas Griggs, Thos.
Jarvis, Wm. A.
Jarvis, Bannister
    
100 Feb 28 1837 Woodhouse, Elihue W. Woodhouse, E. W.
Poyner, Nathan
Sanderson, J. M.
   
101 Feb 28 1837 Harrison, Alfred G. Harrison, A. G.
Harrison, Wm.
Owens, Zachariah
   
102 Feb 28
1837
Ferebee, James M. Fererbee, J. M.
Bell, Tully
Humphries, John
Hughs, J. W.  
103 Feb 28 1837 Poyner, Nathan S. Poyner, N. S.
Ball, William
Morrisett, Cason
   
104 Feb 28 1837 Dozier, Samuel B. Dozier, S. B.
Parker, Peter
Morse, James
   
105 Feb 28 1837 Cox, Thomas Jr. Cox, Thos. Jr.
Wilson, John N.
Gray, John W. Jr.
Hughs, J. W.  
106 May 29 1837 Ansell, Caleb Ansell, Caleb
Jones, Jno. B.
White, Henry
Hughs, J. W.  
107 Aug 28 1837 Etheridge, Wm. E. Etheridge, Wm. E.
Midyett, John M.
Jarvis, Saml.
Hughs, J. W.  
108 Feb 26 1838 Griggs, Thomas Griggs, Thos.
Owens, Joseph
Owens, James
   
109 Feb 26 1838 Baxter, Joshua W. Baxter, Joshua W.
Etheridge, C.
Hughs, Jno. W.
  An abbreviation appears following signature of Joshua W. Baxter. Possibly "Const."
110 Feb 26 1838 Dozier, S. B. Dozier, S. B.
Morse, David
Baxter, T. E.
   
111 Feb 27 1838 Fanshaw, Israel Fanshaw, Israel
Morse, David
Bunnill, Jordan C.
   
112 Feb 27 1838 Harrison, Alfred G. Harrison, Alfred G.
Gallop, Hodges
Etheridge, Nathan (x)
Hughs, J. W.  
113 Feb 28 1838 Jarves, Saml. Jarves, Saml.
Ashbee, Solo.
Hughs, Jno. W.
   
114 Aug 28 1838 Dowdy, Ivy Dowdy, Ivy
Twiford, Thomas Esq.
Gallop, Hodges
   
115 Feb 28 1838 Woodhouse, Elihu Woodhouse, E.
Simmons, B. T.
Hetfield(?), John C.
   
116 May 28 1838 Dozier, Daniel L. Dozier, Daniel L.
Fanshaw, Israel
Bunnill, Jordan C.
   
117 May 29 1838 Ansell, Caleb Ansell, Caleb
Jones, John B.
White, Henry
Simmons, B. T.  
118 Aug 28 1838 Etheridge, Jesse Etheridge, Jesse
Jarves, Saml.
Etheridge, Adam
Ashbee, Solo.  
119 Nov 27 1838 Ferebee, Edmond Ferebee, Edmund
Ferebee, William
Humphries, John
Harrison, Jo.  
120 Feb 25
1839
McBride, William McBride, Wm.
Etheridge, Saml.
Scott, Philip
Ashbee, Solo.  
121 Feb 25 1839 Griggs, Thomas Griggs, Thos.
Jarves, Thomas B.
Ashbee, Solomon
Ashbee, Sol.  
122 Feb 25 1839 Woodhouse, Elihu W. Woodhouse, E. W.
Griggs, Thomas
Ashbee, Sol.
Ashbee, Sol.  
123 Feb 25 1839 Harrison, Alfred G. Harrison, A. G.
Tillitt, Thomas B.
Owens, Zachariah
Ashbee, Sol.  
124 Feb 26 1839 Baxter, Joshua W. Baxter, J. W.
Fanshaw, Israel
Forbes, John
Ashbee, Sol.  
125 Feb 26 1839 Dozier, Saml. B. Dozier, S. B.
Halstead, Tully
Morse, James
Ashbee, Solo.  
126 May 28 1839 Waterfield, John J. Waterfield, John J.
Jones, John B.
White, Henry
Simmons, B. T.  
127 Aug 26 1839 Dowdy, Ivy Dowdy, Ivy
Twiford, Thomas
Gallop, Hodges
Ashbee, Sol.  
128 Feb 24 1840 Woodhouse, Elihu Woodhouse, E.
Poyner, Lanty
Ashbee, Solo.  
129 Feb 24 1840 Harrison, Alfred G. Harrison, A. G.
Gallop, Hodges
Tillett, Thomas B.
Ashbee, S.  
130 Feb 24 1840 Woodhouse, Hardy Woodhouse, Hardy
Woodhouse, Elihu
Morriset, Cason
Ashbee, Sol.  
131 Feb 24 1840 McBride, William McBride, Wm.
Fanshaw, John
Fanshaw, Israel
Ashbee, Sol.  
132 Feb 24 1840 Griggs, Thomas Griggs, T.
Jarves, William A.
Jarves, Bannister H.
Ashbee, Sol.  
133 Feb 24 1840 Dozier, Saml. B. Dozier, S. B.
Walker, Demcy
Dowdy, John (x)
Ashbee, Sol. John Dowdy signed with a mark "for want of his spectacles."
134 Feb 25 1840 Baxter, Joshua W. Baxter, J. W.
Baxter, Isaac N.
Dozier, Tully S.(?)
Ashbee, Sol.  
135 Feb 24 1840 Everton, Major Everton, M.
Lindsey, Thos.
Simmons, John
   
135 Aug 31 1840 Dowdy, Ivy Dowdy, Ivy
Bean, James
Sawyer, Caleb T.
Ashbee, Solo.  
136 Aug 30 1853 Corbell, Nancy Corbell, Nancy (x)
Jarvis, Saml.
Owens, Isaac
  The word "Constable" is deleted, and "Administrator" is written in its place. The first paragraph of the bond is crossed through.
137 Aug 30 1853 Duke, Andrew Duke, A.
Jarves, Samuel B.
Walker, E. H.
Sears, Caleb
Baxter, J. W.
Bray, Wallis
Poyner, Lancelott
Williams, Tully
Smith, A.(?)
Bunnill, John
 

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