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Currituck County Court Records
(Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Minutes)
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1801 (November Term)

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State of N. Carolina Currituck County November Term 1801
At a court of Pleas and quarter Sessions begun & held for the County of Currituck at the Courthouse in Said County on the last Monday November it being the 30th day of November 1801 and Continued by Adjournments Till Saturday the 5th day of December Anno Dom 1801
    Present: Willis Etheridge, Andrew Bates, Thomas Tillitt, William Tatum, Joseph Ferebee Esquires

Ordered that John Brabbell have leave to keep an Ordinary at his own Dwelling house and gave bond and securitues with William Tatum & Solomon Alcock Esquires in the sum of one hundred pounds &c.

The last Will and Testament of Thomas Dunkin deceased was exhibited in open Court and proved by the Oath of Demcy Quidley at the same time Reuben Burrus Executor therein Named in said will Came into Court and Qualified Thereto and Returned an Inventory ...

Ordered that the executor of the last will and Testament of Thomas Dunkin Deceased sell the perishable part of said decd. estate & Make Return to Next Court &c.

Ordered that Zorobabell Harrison be appointed overseer of the Publick Roads on Powels Point in the room of Josiah Curling former Overseer...

Ordered that Maurice Baum Senr. & Samuel Ashbee be...appointed Patrollers for Roan Oak Island district in the room...of Stephen Weskitt and Geo. Clark former patrollers...

Ordered that Abel Ashbee Esquire, Stephen Weskit, Maurice Baum Senr. & Maurice Baum Junr. ...audit and settle the accounts of Nancy Besely Admx. of Ambros Beseley decd. with said decd. estate and Likewise divide said decd. estate among the lawful representatives and make Return to Next Court.

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Ordered that Mercer Jarvis orphan of Maxm. Jarvis decd. be Bound an apprentice to James Whitehurst to learn the art of shoemaking he being of twelve years of age.

Ordered that Samuel Ferebee, Solomon Alcock, Samuel Dozier, Dennis Dauge or any three of them audite and settle the accounts of William Simmons Admr. of James Bank Decd....

Ordered that Samuel Ferebee, Solomon Alcock, Samuel Dozier & Dennis Dauge...audite and Settle the Accounts of William Simmons Exr. of Edith Bell Decd. ...

Ordered that Jeremiah Perkins have the right of Admr. with the will Enexed of Joseph Ballance Decd. at the same time the said Administrator appeared in Court and Give bond with Solomon Alcock and James Cowel securities in the sum of three hundred pounds ...

Court Adjourned

Tuesday, December 1, 1801
    Present: Willis Etheridge, Abel Ashbee, Thomas Tillitt, Thomas Poyner Esquires

The Grand Jury Sworn and impannelled to wit &c.
John Walmsley foreman, Lemuel Walker, John Weskitt, Caleb Walker, Wallis Bray, Thomas Hervey, James Hervey, Brickhouse Bell, Daniel Lindsey, William Simmons, Benjamin Taylor Junr., Willo. White, John Doxey.

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Ordered that Mary Jones have the right of Administration on the Estate of Thomas Jones decd. at the same time the admx. appeared...qualified...gave bond with John Weskitt & Thomas Tillitt Esquires securities in the sum of five hundred pounds & Returned an Inventory on Oath &c.

Ordered that the Admx. of Thomas Jones decd. sell the parishable property of said decd. and make Return to Next Court &c.

Ordered that Edward Hardy, Ben. Taylor Senr., Samuel Salyear Esquire & Thomas Heath...appraise and divide a Negro woman Tallua (?) and her five youngest Children Between Betsey Sanderson and the Heirs of Nancy Sanderson decd. and Make Return...

Ordered that Noah Grandy be appointed guardian to Metilda Nichols Orphan of James Nichols decd. at the same time the said Guardian gave bond with Thomas Cox Senr. and Caleb Cox...four hundred pounds.

Ordered that Daniel Shannon be appointed guardian to Charles Lindsey orphan Orphan (sic) Thomas Lindsey decd. agreeable to his own choice who gave bond with Samuel Jarvis & John Weskitt securities in the sum of five hundred pounds.

Ordered that Caleb Etheridge be appointed guardian to Nancy, Polley & Salley Taylor orphans of Thomas Taylor decd. agreeable to their own Choice...bond with Major John Williams and James Douglass ...one hundred pounds for Each Orphan.

Ordered that Francis Taylor widdow be appointed guardian to David, Fanny and Charles Taylor orphans of Thomas Taylor decd. who gave bond with James Poyner & James Douglass...one hundred pounds for each orphan.

Ordered that Joseph Dozier be appointed guardian to Chloe Bernard Orphan of Robert Barnard decd. who gave bond with Samuel Ferebee Esquire and Thomas Bernard securities...one thousand pounds.

Ordered that Solomon Jarvis be appointed guardian to Gracy Jarvis orphan of Malachi Jarvis decd. who gave bond with William Fulford & Thomas Ferebee...one hundred pounds.

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Ordered that Wilson Woodhouse have leave to renew his Constable bond for the ensueing year at the same time the said Wilson Woodhouse appeared in Court & gave bond with Thomas Poyner and Hadley Woodhouse securities in the sum of Two hundred and fifty pounds.

Ordered that Elijah Marmaduke & Levy (?) Litchfield be appointed Constables on Roan Oak Island district.

Was Exhibited into Open Court the noncupative will of a Mr. Hugh Mooney deceased and proved in due form of Law by the Oath of John Humphries a subscribing Evidence thereto.

Ordered that Bryant Ward have the Rights of Administration on the Estate of Hugh Mooney decd. with his Noncupative will annexed at the same time the said Administrator appeard in open Court and qualified...bond with Jeremiah Land, Samuel Jarvis and Solomon Alcock...one thousand pounds...

The Last will and Testament of Daniel Parr decd. was Exhibited into open Court...proved by the Oaths of Richard Berry and James Grigory at the same time Samuel Dozier Executor therein Named qualified thereto agreeable to law.

The Last will and Testament of Nathan Hall Esquire decd. was Exhibited into Open Court and proved by the Oath of John Gibbons...Jehu Hall Executor therein named qualified...

Ordered that Spencer Walker have leave to keep an Ordinary at his own Dwelling house who came into court and gave bond with Lemuel Walker and Thomas Williams Esquire...one hundred pounds.

Ordered that Edward West be fined nisi agreeable to Act of assembly for his non Appearance as a petit Jurior.

State vs. Mason Culpepper} Jury to wit:
Embley Bunnell, William Glasgow, Joel Kinnian, Thomas Ferebee, Thomas Bernard, Moses Capps, James Cowel, John Poyner, John Hill, James White Senr., John Bell, Samuel Dozier Impannelled and sworn day the defendant is guilty of the assault and battery Charged in the bill of Indictment.

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Ordered that Peter Ballentine, John Cox, Thomas Cox Senr., James Powers ...audit and settle the accounts of Robert Mcparson Exr. of the last will and Testament of Daniel Ballance decd....

Ordered that John Northern Esquire, Joseph Ballentine, George Forker and Lewis Cox...audit and settle the accounts of Dolley Williamson Admx. of the Estate of James Williamson decd. and Make Return to Next Court.

Ordered that John Northern Esquire, Joseph Ballentine, George Forker and Lewis Cox lay off set apart and allott unto Dolley Williamson Widdow of James Williamson decd. so much of the Stock, Crop and Provisions of James Williamson decd. as may be sufficient for the maintainance of said widdow and family for one year from the death of her husband.

Ordered that John Cox renew his Constables bond for the ensueing year...bond with James Powers and Davis Fancher securities in the sum of Two hundred & fifty pounds...

Ordered that the administrator of the Estate of Nancey Sanderson decd. sell all the negroes belonging to the Estate of the said decd. in order for a division among her lawfull heirs and make return to Next Court.

Ordered that Nancy Dailey be allowed the sum of Sixteen Pounds to be paid in equally quarterly payments for the Maintainance of a bastard Child begotten on her body by William Halstead Blacksmith to Commence from the birth of the Child.

Ordered that William Slaughter orphan of William Slaughter decd. formerly Bound to James Bates be bound an apprentice to John Poyner farmer he being upwards of fourteen years of age and said Poyner to give said orphan such schooling as the Law directs.

Ordered that John Hill and Malachi Read be appointed to adjudge what rent Samuel Miller shall pay for the Plantation formerly Occupied or belonging to Zadock Jones decd. that he obtained by his wife Rebeca Miller decd. to be paid to the surviving heirs of said Zadock Jones decd.

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Ordered that Thomas Tillett Esquire, Azariah Baum, Caleb Tolar and John Padrick lay off and allott and set apart to Mary Jones widdow of Thomas Jones decd. so much of the Stock, Crop and Provision of said decd. as may be sufficient for the maintinance of said widdow and family for one year from the death of her decd. husband.

Joseph B. Skinner Esquire having Provided to us a license from the Judges of the Superior Court as a Practising Attorney and Counceller in the Several Courts of Law within this State Ordered therefore that the said Joseph B. Skinner be permitted to practice as an attorney and Counceller in this Court as well as the Several Courts within this district of Edenton.
State of N. Carolina
Camden (sic) County} County Court of Pleas & quarter sessions Nov. Term 1801. The Above Named Joseph B. Skinner produced the above license in open court and having taken the Several Oathes by law prescribed for his quallification was duly admitted a Counceller and attorney of This Court.
Attested Malachi Sawyer CCC

Court Adjourned

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1801
    Present: Joseph Ferebee, William Tatum, Thomas Tillitt Esquires

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Ordered Thomas Poyner Esqr., Thomas Barnard, Thomas Sanderson & Daniel Lindsey ...audit and settle the Accounts of Levi W. Hall Admr. in Right of his wife to the Orphans of Thomas Jarvis Decd. with John Williams the Present Guardian...

Ordered that Thomas Poyner Esqr., Thomas Barnard, Thomas Sanderson & Daniel Lindsey or any three of them appraise and Divide the Negroes Belonging to the Estate of Thomas Jarvis Decd. Between his Lawfull Representatives and make Return to Next Court.

Ordered that John Hill administrator of the estate of James Bowen decd. sell a Negro woman Sarah and her three Children Jordan, Edee (?) and Biar in order to pay the Remaining debts due from said Estate after the other personal preperty is Exausted and make return to next Court.

John Butt vs. Francis Creedle} Case } Jury to wit: Embly Bunnell, Joel Kinnian, Thomas Barnard, Benjamin Taylor, Edward West, John Hill, John Williams Junr., John White, William Brabbell, George Poyner, William Glasgow, Elijah Addison Impannelled & Sworn say the defendant did assume and that he did assume within three years and assess 21-8-3 [pounds-shillings-pence] & 6d Cost.

Ordered that Andrew Duke Esquire, Daniel Dunton, Hosea Ball, Thomas Williams Esquire...audit and settle the accounts of Jonathan Taylor Executor of the last will and Testament of Giles Gibbs decd. with said decd. Estate and make Return to Next Court.

Mitchel Gregory vs. Solomon Alcock} Case} Jury to wit: Embly Bunnel, Joel Kinnian, James Cowel, Benjamin Taylor, Edward West, John Hill, Thomas Ferebee, John White, William Brabble, Samuel Simmons, William Glasgow, Elijah Addison impanneled and sworn say the defendant did assume and assess for the plaintiff Twenty five pounds and 6d cost.

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Ordered that Levi W. Hall, Samuel Jarvis, John Weskitt and Michael Walker...audit and settle the accounts of Joyace Shannon Exectx. of the Last will and Testament of William Chandler decd...

Ordered that Levi W. Hall, Samuel Jarvis, John Weskitt and Michael Walker ...audit and settle the accounts of Susanna Simmons former Guardian of the orphans of Thomas Lindsey decd. with the present Guardian Daniel Shannon...

Ordered that Andrew Bates Esquire be appointed a Commissioner for Repairing the Bridge over Tulls Creek and that he have the Said Bridge Repaired in good Order...

Court Adjourned

Thursday, December 3, 1801
    Present: Andrew Duke, William Simmons, Abel Ashbee Esquires

Ordered the Sheriff advertise and sell agreeable to Law Two thirds of a Negro Man Called Gideon the Property of Thomas Simmons Orphan of Lemuel Simmons and Make Return to Next Court

Ordered that Malachi Jones, John Simmons, Caleb Capps and Samuel Etheridge ...appraise and divide the Negroes belonging to the Estate of John Jammison decd. between his lawful representatives...

Ordered that Taylor Besely and Joacam Besely be appointed Paterollers on Knotts Island from the South End of the Island to the Marsh Road.

Ordered that William Williams & Caleb Capps Junior be appointed Patterollers on Knotts Island from the Marsh road to the Virginia line & Morses Point.

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Nathaniel Hutchings vs. Phillip Dauge} T.V.A.} Jury to wit: Embly Bunnel, Benjamin Taylor Senr., James Cowel, Joel Kinnian, John Hill, Thomas Ferebee, James Powers, Mitchael Gregory, Spencer Walker, Caleb Bell, Elijah Adderson, Thomas Allison Impannelled & sworn say the Defendant is Not Guilty.

Ordered that Thomas Mercer Senr. have the Rites of Administration on the Estate of George Brooks decd. at the same time the Admr. appeared...qualified...bond with Phillip Dauge & John Williams...one hundred and fifty pounds and returned an Inventory...

Ordered that the administrator of the Estate of George Brooks decd. sell the Estate that is parishable...

Ordered that Jacob Perkins be appointed Over Seer of the Publick road on the Indian Ridge in the room of Willoughby Dauge Junr. late overseer...

Ordered that Executions issue on sundrey orders against Archabald Mason...

Ordered that John Walmsley, Duke Bell, Davis Ballentine & Davis Fancher...divide the Estate of John & Sarah Lees decd. Between the lawful heirs of said decd. and Henery West agreeable to the said Sarah Lees Noncupative will who was adminstrator of John Lee decd...

Willis Gallop vs. John Weskitt & etals} Debt} Jury to wit: Embley Bunnell, Joel Kinnian, James Cowell, Ben. Taylor Senr., John Hill, Thomas Ferebee, William Glasgow, Mitchael Gregory, Spencer Walker, Caleb Bell, Elijah Adderson, Phillip Dauge Impannelled & sworn say the [no further comments].

Ordered that Henery Culpepper be appointed Over Seer of the backwoods Road in Moyouck in the room & Stead of James Powers late overseer...

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Ordered that Stephen Weskitt, Barnabee Etheridge, Reuben Etheridge and Maurice Baum Senr. ...audit & settle the accounts of Nancy Besely Administrator of Ambros Besely decd. with said Decd. Estate & Make Return...

Ordered that Stephen Weskitt, Barnabee Etheridge, Reuben Etheridge and Maurice Baum Senr. ...Divide the Estate of Ambros Besely decd. among his lawful Representative and Make Return...

Ordered that William Sheargold have the rites of administration on the Estate of Grace Sheargold decd. ...bond with Jeremiah Perkins and Jeremiah Mercer Junr. ...eight hundred pounds...

Ordered that Francis Morse, James Etheridge Senr., Wallis Bray and Edward Bunnell Esquire...appraise and divide the personal Estate of Grace Sheargold decd. among her lawful representatives...

Ordered that John Fisher Andrew Duke be appointed Overseer of the publick Road in Coinjock district in the Room & stead of Samuel Simmons late overseer...

Ordered that Edward Taylor be appointed overseer of the Publick Road in the Narrows Shore district in the room...of John T. Hampton late overseer

Agreeable to the Prayer of the petition of James Etheridge Senr. ordered that the sheriff summons a Jury of Good and lawful men together with Two Midwives to View a Girl child by the name of Huldah Parr bornd of Sarah Parr and sworn to James Etheridge Junr. as the reputed father of said Child and Whether in their oppinion and Speculation the said Child be a white Child or a Malatto or Not and Make Return of their proceedings thereon to Next Court &c.

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...November Term 1801...following persons to Attend as Juriors to Next February Term 1802...
James Etheridge Bull Yd., Josiah Etheridge, Branson Bell, Wm. Jarvis, Thomas Cox, John Cox, Thomas Allison, Samuel Dozier, Phillip Dozier, Richard Hutchings, Peter Culpepper, John Lamb, James Dozier Senr., James Dozier Junr., Francis Morse, John Poyner son of Robert, Zachariah Morse, Ben. Cox, Enoch Etheridge, James Powers, Wm. Powers, Peter Ballentine, Leml. Wilson, Simon Wilson, William Willson Senr., Samuel Whitehurst, Robert Bell, Samuel Phillips, James Bates, John Williams Indian Town, George Howard & Willis Simmons Davis Fancher to attend that term.

Court Adjourned

Friday, December 4, 1801
    Present: Willis Etheridge, Andrew Bates, Andrew Duke Esquires

Ordered Gideon Marchant & John Scurr have a further time of three months afforded them for compleating the Goal [sic: gaol, meaning jail] agreeable to their own Contract.

Lawless Adm. vs. Wm. Jarvis} appl. war.} Jury to wit: Embley Bunnill, Joel Kinnian, Thomas Ferebee, Ben. Taylor Senr., James Cowel, Thomas Hervey, William Glasgow, George Ferebee, Moses Capps, Caleb Bell, Francis (sic), Jeremiah Mercer Junr. Impannelled & sworn say the defendant did assume &c.

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Ordered that Grace Hall be allowed the sum of five pounds for the second year keeping a bastard Child begotten on her body by George Brooks to be paid out of the Estate of the said George Brooks deceased.

Ordered that Willis Simmons be appointed over Seer of the Publick Road on the Head of Tulls Creek in the room and stead of James Cowel late overseer...

Ordered that John Roberts be appointed over seer of the Publick Road from the Courthouse to Capps Path in the room of John Tatum late overseer...

Ordered that the Sheriff provide two good blankets for the use of Ben Prittilow (?) so long as he Continues in Goal and that the same be sold at the day of sale of the Negro and that the Expence be paid by the sale or owner of said Negro.

Ordered that Davis Fancher renew his Constable bond for the ensuing year who came into Court and gave bond with William Simmons Esquire and Jeremiah Perkins ...Two hundred and fifty pounds agreeable to Law.

Ordered that Joseph Ballentine renew his Ordinary Bond for the ensuing year who Came into Court and Gave bond with Davis Ballentine, Davis Fancher...one hundred pounds agreeable to Law.

Ordered that Davis Ballentine renew his ordinary bond for the ensuing year who came into Court and gave bond with Joseph Ballentine & Davis Fancher...one hundred pounds.

Thomas Marchant vs. Embley Bunnell} Covenant} Jury to wit: William Sheargold, Joel Kinnian, Thomas Ferebee, Ben. Taylor Senr., James Cowel, John Hill, William Glasgow, George Ferebee, Moses Capps, Caleb Bell, Maximillian Miller, Jeremiah Mercer Junr. Impannelled & Sworn say [nothing further].

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Mitchael Gregory vs. Solomon Alcock} Case} In this Suit the defendant being dissatisfyed with the Verdict of the Jury Came into Court and by attorney Thomas Johnson craved an appeal from said judgement to the Superior Court of Law and Equity held for the district of Edenton to be held at the Courthouse on the Sixth day of April Next who came into court and gave bond with William Maund & Phillip Dauge...five hundred pounds current Money.

Mitchael Gregory vs. Solomon Alcock} Case} Reasons in appeal -- offered by the defendant that the Verdict of the Jury is Contrary to Law and Evidence &c.
Thomas Johnson defendants Atto.

Kedar Mulder vs. Bennett Armstrong} Attachment} Jury to wit: William Sheargold, Embley Bunnell, Joel Kinnian, Thomas Ferebee, Benjamin Taylor Senr., James Cowell, John Hill, William Glasgow, Geo. Ferebee, Moses Capps, Caleb Bell, Maximillian Miller Impannelled & sworn say [nothing further].

Court Adjourned

Saturday, December 5, 1801
    Present: Samuel Salyear, William Simmons, William Tatum Esquires

Ordered that Geo. Howard & John Fisher be and is appointed patrollers for the Lower part of Coinjock district & their Circuit to be from the Widdow Poyners to Coinjock Bridge...

Ordered that John Bell Junr. & Geo. Poyner be appointed Patrollers for the uper part of Coinjock district and their Circuit to be from Coinjock Bridge to the Courthouse...

Ordered that Samuel Ferebee Esquire, Solomon Alcock, Dennis Dozier & Samuel Dozier...audit and settle the accounts of William Simmons Esquire Admn. of the Estate of Frederick Lee decd....

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Ordered that all Former Orders for auditing and settling decd. persons Estates be and Is Continued for Returns to Next Court &c.

Ordered that the Administrator of the Estate of Hugh Mooney decd. sell the perishable property of said decd....

Thomas P. Williams & Co. vs. Jeremiah Mercer Junr.} Debt.} Jury to wit: William Sheargold, Embley Bunnell, Joel Kinnian, Thomas Ferebee, Ben. Taylor Senr., James Cowell, John Hill, William Glasgow, Geo. Ferebee, Moses Capps, Caleb Bell, Jacob Perkins Impannelled & Sworn say [nothing further].

State of N. Carolina
Currituck County} licence hereby Granted Moses Nathan Hawker and Pedlar for Retailing Merchandize of foreign Groath and manufactory for and during the Term of one year from The date hereof he having Complyed with the law in Such Cases Made and Provided -- Given under my hand and seal this 15th Day of May 1802 (sic).
Test T. Baxter DyCCC

State of N.Carolina
Currituck County} License is hereby granted James Conley hawker and pedlar For Retailing Merchandize of foreign Groath and Manufactory For and during the term of one year from the date hereof he Having Complyed with the law in such Cases Made and Provided -- Given Under My hand and Seal this 19th day of May 1802 (sic).
Test T. Baxter DyCCC

State of N. Carolina
Currituck County} Licence is hereby Granted James Maul hawker & pedlar for Retailing Merchandize of foreign Groath and Manufactory for and during the Term of one year from the date hereof He having Complyed with the law in Such Cases made and Provided Given Under My hand and Seal this 28th day of May 1802 (sic).
Test T. Baxter DyCCC

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[Same licenses as above for the following]:
Levi Solomon and Abraham Vandmillar & Co. ...12th day of July anno Dom 1802
Robert Cliff (?) ... 26th day of July Anno Dom 1802
Michael Boyle [no date given]
William M. Lasey 1808
Thomas Frazer 1809
Samuel Macgo (?) 1809
Amos Fresby 9th Jany. 1810, reissued 19th Feb. 1810
James Warfield 4th January 1810
Barzelia Lee 9th January 1811
[Signatures]:
    Wm. Simmons
    Saml. Salyear
    Wm. Tatum

Then Court Adjourned till Court in Course
Attest T. Baxter DyCCC

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Currituck County August Term 1801
To the Worshipful the County Court Now Sitting
The Petition of William Fulford for himself & Ward
Humbly Shewith,
That your petitioners father died on [blank] day of [blank] seized & possessed of a tract of land having made no last will and Testament but left your petitioner and a sister who he is Guardian to your petitioner prays that there may be five Commissioners appointed with the surveyor to divide the lands of said decd. Intestate & in duty Bound will pray &c.
Wm. Fulford

State of N. Carolina
To the Sheriff of Currituck County Greeting:
You are hereby Commanded to Summons Edward Bunnell, Francis Morse, Davis Fancher, Thomas Ferebee and William Simmons Commissioners together with the County Surveyor to Meet on the Premises of Daniel Fulford deceased and divide the Real Estate of said deceased among his lawful representatives agreeable to the Prayer of the Petitioner & agreeable to the true Intent and meaning of the Act of the General Assembly in Such Case made and Provided and that you make due return of your proceedings together with this writ to our Next County court of Pleas and quarter Sessions held for the County of Currituck at the Courthouse in Currituck on the last Monday in November Next Witness Spence Hall Clerk of Our said Court of office at Currituck the 3rd day of Sept. and in the XXVI Year of our Independance Anno dom 1801
T. Baxter DyCCC

Audited Accounts & apraisements &c. Exhd. Nov. Term 1801
1. Samuel Dozier Exr. of Tulley Dauge decd. audited acct.
Ballance due said Estate 400-18-8 [pounds-shillings-pence]
2. Thomas Williams Esquire adm. of Elizabeth Barnard decd. audited acct.
Ballance due said Estate 23-1-2
3. James Douglass Adm. of Thomas Taylor decd. audited acct.
Ballance due said Estate 288-19-9
4. Samuel Simmons Exr. of the (sic) Joseph Poyner decd. audited acct.
Ballance due said Estate 3/1
5. Apraisement & division of the Negroes belonging to the Estate of Tulley Dauge deceased &c.

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Deeds Proved & Acknowledged November Term 1801
James White Senr. to William Tatum Acct. (?) of sale Acknowledged.
Deed from...
Caleb Cox & wife to Aaron Bright Esquire Acknowledged
Maxm. Miller & wife to Ben. Cox Ack. the feme Covert Examined by T. Ba[___]
Maxm. Miller & wife to Caleb Cox Senr. Acknowledged
Wm. Ballance to Robert Burrus Jurat Thomas Poyner
Wm. Ballance to Wm. Quidley Junr. Jurat Thomas Poyner
Wm. Ballance to Caleb Ballance Jurat Thomas Poyner
Wm Ballance to Reuben Burrus Jurat Thomas Poyner
Francis Jackson to Wm. Ballance Jurat Wm. ONeel
Jesse Miller to Maxm. Miller Jurat James Etheridge
Jesse Miller to Maxm. Miller Jurat Wm. Etheridge
Andrew Bates Esquire to John Gray Acknowledged
Ben. Cowel to Andrew Bates Esquire Jurat Robert Bell
Thomas Dunkin to Wm. Quidley Jurat Thomas Poyner
Elijah Farrow & wife to Christo. Farrow Jurat Thomas Poyner
Wm. Rollinson to Daniel Tollson Jurat Wm. Burrus
Joseph Gray & wife to Thomas White Jurat Ben Taylor
Daniel Lindsey to Caleb Sanderson decd. Jurat Nathan Poyner
Jesse Taylor Senr. to Edward Taylor Acknowledged
Sarah Auston to John Ballance Jurat Reuben Burrus
Geo. Fauquier to Thomas Linton Jurat Thomas Allison
Abraham Waterfield to John Waterfield Jurat Elizabeth Litchfield
Lemuel Grigory to Laban Grigory Jurat Spence Hall
John Berry & wife to James Hervey Acknowledged
Samuel Simmons & wife to Archelius Turton Acknowledged

Deed of Gift from...
Joseph Ferebee to Geo. Ferebee Acknowledged
Barbara Ballance to Cortence (?) Ballance Jurat Thomas Poyner
Malachi Wilson to Aaron Bright Jurat Jos. Ballentine
Lease from Ben. Taylor Senr. to Wm. Taylor Acknowledged

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Bills of Sale, Bonds &c. Exhibited & proved November Term 1801
Bill of Sale from...
Susanna Simmons to Joyace Shannon Jurat Thomas Poyner
Zephaniah Burges to Thomas Garrot Jurat Jos. Gregory
Thomas Bernard to Geo. Caffee Acknowledged
Thomas Jervise to Lemuel Taylor Jurat Jesse Taylor
Jacob Perkins Sheriff to Willo. White Acknowledged
David T. W. Cook to James Ballentine Jurat Peter Ballentine
David T. W. Cook to Richard Bright Jurat A. Bright
James Nichols to Thomas Allison Jurat Thomas Linton

Inventorys Exhibited & proved November Term 1801
Inventory of the Estate of...
Hugh Mooney deceased
Thomas Jones deceased
Thomas Dunkin deceased
Joseph Burkett deceased
Joseph Ballance deceased
William Chandler deceased
George Brooks deceased
James Bowen deceased
Obediah Capps deceased
Supplement Inventory of the Estate of John Simmons deceased Exhibited & Proved.

Accounts of Sales Exhibited & proved November Term 1801
Account of Sale of the Estate of...
John Jamison deceased proved 470-0-0 [pounds-shillings-pence]
Joseph Ballance deceased proved 116-19-5
Obediah Capps deceased proved 246-9-3
Giles Gibbs deceased proved 146-1-5
William Chandler deceased proved 19-15-5

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[Shown here is a small plat of the land of Daniel Fulford, deceased].
State of North Carolina Currituck County.
This plan Represents a piece of land formerly belonging to Daniel Fulford deceased. Begining at a black Gum a Corner between James Jarvise James Lee & the premises (?) then up James Jarvis line...to a Gum...to an Elm...to the Road then along the road...to a small pine Gracey Banks Corner then Along her line North...to a pine [unclear word] her other Corner then along a line of marked Trees...to a Sweet Gum...to a Sasafras...to a Red oak...to a pine in James Lees line Then along his line to the begining Containing 47a 0r 15p then to divide the same Begining at the begining Gum, along Jervises line...a Gum...a post the head of a Ditch...down the ditch to the woods and through the woods by a line of marked tress to a Red Oak then North to a Small gum, in Rachael Fulfords line and we have laid off on the West side 26a 0r 15p and on the East Side 25 acres land and we say that the West side pay to East side or owner thereof six and one quarter silver dollars and on drawing the lots William fulford drawed No. 2 and Mary Fulford No. 1. No. 2 pays to No. 1 6 1/4 Silver dollars.
Given Under our hands and Seals this 2d day of Nov. 1801
Francis Morse
Davis Fancher
Thomas Ferebee
Wm. Simmons
Test S. Ferebee Dy Surveyor
Surveyor 1 day...1 pound...
3 Commissioners 1 day @5/...15...
2 Chain bearers 1 day @5/...10...} James Jarvis & Moses Fancher [chain bearers]
S. Alcock Sheriff 2 pounds
[Total in pounds-shillings-pence] 4-4-0
Recorded & examined this 14th day of Dec. 1801 pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

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[Plat of part of tract of land Willis Bright bought of George Rowland]
The above plat represents part of a tract of land Willis Bright bought of George Rowland devised by his will as will be showed hereafter bounded as follows on a Prong of Tulls Creek by the Stream to Ablain (?) which we begin at a pine on the Percoson Side in Wm. Floreys line along the Swamp Side...is a turn in the Creek...mouth of Buckleys Run...to a turn in said Run...to a Small Run near Rowlands bridge...up said Run, the Stream...to and along Lettisha Lees line...to a Pine in a branch Making out of the Run Near Wm. Walmsbys Back dam then down said branch...to a Maple in Miery Branch up said Branch...to Richard Floreys line Along his line...to a Poplar his Corner...to a laurel Wm. Floroes Corner along his line...to beginning containing 230 acres, then to Richard Bright out of that 90 acres joining Wm. Floreys line as in the plat to Solo. Bright 90 acres so as to Take in One Orchared which dividing line begins (blank) Bridge Running ...to an Elm. To Elizabeth Ballentines 50 acres joining Solo. Bright & Lettisha Lees line and Richard Bright bought her part so there was No division line between them.
September 22nd 1801
Pr. S. Ferebee Dy. Surveyor
Recorded & examined this 14th day of Dec. 1801
per T. Baxter DyCCC
Willoughby Dozier Junr. & Richard Florey Chain bearers &c.
Surveyor & Chain bearers fees paid.
Test S. Ferebee

[14a]
[Plat of land of Lazarus Florey Senr., deceased]
The Above Represents a piece of land Lazarus Florey Senr. in his Will gave to his sons Lazarus Florey & Richard Florey. Beginning at a pine Richard Floreys Corner, in Miery Branch, Running up the branch N60 E17 Chain N37 E16 Chain to the main Run, or Prong of Tull Creek, up said Run N72 W4 Chain N55 W7, West 5 1/2 Chain N57 W16 1/2 Chain, N77 W3 Chain, N63 W3 1/2 Chain to a Gum, N67 W2 1/2 Chain to an Oak...to a Cypress Corner...To Aaron Brights Corner Gum...to a Cawrel (?) in Miery Branch then up said Branch to the beginning containing 150 acres divided as follows. From the Main Run or Prong of Tulls Creek down the Miery branch...to a black gum, then...to a Gum in back line...from the Corner Cypress, then Round to the Run, up the Run to the beginning is the gift to Lazarus Florey now belonging to Linton Lee. For Richard Florey along the back line to Aaron Brights Corner Gum, then across...to a Laurel in Miery Branch, and up said Branch to the aforesaid Gum, Linton Lees Corner Containing 100 Acres. William Florey would not have his part Run off, as it was the Remainder of the Pattent 50 acres more or less.
Septr. the 23 1801
Richard Bright & Solo. Bright Chain Bearers
Surveyor and Chain bearers fees paid
Test S. Ferebee Dy. Surveyor
Recorded & examined this 14th day of Dec. 1801 pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

[15]
State of N. Carolina
To the Sheriff of Currituck County Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to Summons a Jury of good and lawful men Together with the County Surveyor to Meet on the Premises of Giles Gibbs deceased and lay off and set appart unto Sarah Gibbs her right of dower of the real and personal estate of said deceased which ought of right to be allotted unto her agreeable to an act of assembly in such cases made and provided & that you the said Jury Make due return of your proceedings to our Next court of Pleas and quarter Sessions held for the County of Currituck on the last Monday in November Next Witness Spence Hall Clerk of our said Court at office at Currituck this 3d day of Septr. & in the XXVI year of the Independance of the said State Anno dom 1801.
Test T. Baxter DyCCC

[Small plat of the land of Giles Gibbs showing widow's and orphans' parts].
State of N.Carolina
Currituck County} Persuant to an order of Court we the Subscribers have met on the Premises of Giles Gibbs deceased and after being sworn agreeable to law have preceeded to go round the Cleared land of said Gibbs deceased begining at a Red Oak on Road Side Benjamin Taylors Corner thence along the Road...to a Post thence...to fence...to fence...the begining Containing 7 acres 3 rods 25 pole.
For the widdows one third or dowery begining at the aforesaid Red Oak on the Road Side...to a Chinquapin Stake then...across to a line in the Woods thence round to the begining on which one third stands the houses & we Say that the whole of the perishable Estate or all but the land be Sold, and that the widdow have one third part of the Neat Amount of said Estate
Given Under our hands and seals this 2 day of October 1801
    Benjamin Taylor
    Peter Morrisett
    Samuel Poyner
    Joshua Ball
    Hosea Ball
    George Howard
    Andrew Duke
    John Fisher
    Wm. Brunsey
    Benjamin Taylor Junr.
    Robert Poyner
    Daniel Dunton
Test: S. Ferebee Dy Surveyor
[Surveyor's and Sheriff's fees paid; Benjamin Taylor and Max. Taylor are chain bearers at no charge; no charge from jurors]
Recorded & examined this 14th day of Decr. 1801 Pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

[15a]
State of NCarolina
To the Sheriff of Currituck County Greeting:
You are hereby Commanded to Summons a Jury of Good and lawful men Unconnected with the parties either by affinity or Consanguinity to enter upon the Premises of Lazrus Linton Esquire deceased and lay off and assign and set appart unto Sarah Linton widdow of said decd. her dower in the real Estate of said Lazrus Linton decd. which ought of Right ot be assigned to her agreeable to Act of the General Assembly in Such Cases Made and Provided and agreeable to the Prayer of the Petitioner and that you the said Jury make due Return of Your Proceedings to Our Next Court of Pleas and quarter Sessions held for the county of Currituck at the Courthouse in said County on the last Monday In November Next. Witness Spence Hall Clerk of the said Court at office at Currituck the 3d day of September and in the XXVI year of Our Independance Anno dom 1801
T. Baxter DyCCC

State of NCarolina
Currituck County} Agreeable to an order of the Worshipful Court of the County aforesaid we the subscribers being Summoned by the Sheriff having met on the premises and after Being qualifyed proceed to lay off and set appart unto Sarah Linton Widdow of Lazrus Linton Esquire deceased her Right of dower in her deceased husbands lands in the following Manner that is to Say Unto Sarah Linton one third part of the Cleared land on the Plantation whereon said Lazrus Linton Esquire deceased lived and bounded as Follows begining at the North East Corner of the fence of the said Plantation thence Running...to a pine Stump thence...to a Stake at the South Fence against a marked Pine Sapplin in the side of the Woods thence...to the South East Corner of the fence of the said Plantation thence to the Begining Containing about five acres and three quarters Including the dwelling House wherein the said Lazrus Linton deceased lived with all out houses & with a priviledge of Rail Timber and fire wood to support said thirds of the Wood land with a priviledge in the Marsh belonging to said tract of land whereon said Lazrus Linton deceased lived together with a priviledge in all the lands belonging to said Lazrus Linton deceased on the North Banks as far as the Act of assembly In such Cases made and provided will allow said Sarah Linton Widdow of said Lazrus Linton deceased died seized and possessed of. Given under our hands and seals this 12th day of November 1801.
Jurys assignment Carried to the top and Entered.

[16]
Benjamin Dough
John Cudworth
James Pugh
William Daniel Senr.
William Daniel Junr.
Joseph Daniel
Belcher Daniel
John Flowers
Jacob Beseley
Stephen Weskitt
Barnabee Etheridge
Stephen N. (?) Beseley

[Expenses]
Witness Thomas Poyner Surveyor
Recorded & examined this 14th Day of Dec. 1801
pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

State of N. Carolina
To the Sheriff of Currituck County Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summons a Jury of Good and lawful Men Unconnected with the Parties Either by affinity or Consanguinity to enter upon the premises of Lazrus Linton Esquire deceased and set appart and assign and allot unto Sarah Linton widdow of said deceased her Equitable Share or Proportion of the personal Estate of said deceased agreeable to the Prayer of the Petitioner and as the law directs and that you the said Jury Make due return of your Proceedings to our Next Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions held at the Courthouse in the County of currituck on the last Monday in November Next. Witness Spence Hall Clerk of the said Court at office at Currituck the 3d day of September and in the XXVI year of our Independance Anno dom 1801.
T. Baxter DyCCC

[16a]
State of N. Carolina
Currituck County} We the Subscribers being summoned and Sworn agreeable to an order of Court hereunto Annexed to set appart to Sarah Linton Widdow of Lazrus Linton deceased her Proportionable Part of the Personal Estate say that it is Made Appear that Lazrus Linton died leaving No Child & that after the debts & expenses are of said Estate are paid that the Widdow Sarah is Entitled to One third part of the Remainder of Said Estate. Given Under Our hands and seals This 12th of November 1801.
    Benjamin Dough
    John Cudworth
    James Pugh
    William Daniel Senr.
    William Daniel Junr.
    Joseph Daniel
    Belcher Daniel
    John Flower
    Jacob Beseley
    Stephen Beseley
    Barnabee Etheridge
    Stephen Weskitt
Test Solomon Alcock Sheriff
12 Juriors Charge Nothing.
S. A. Sheriff -- 1 pound 12 shillings
Recorded & examined this 14th day of Dec. 1801
pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

[17]
Currituck County August Term 1801
Ordered that the Sheriff Sumons a Jury of Twelve good lawful Men to Enquire into the Idioty of Elizabeth Caves & Make Return of their Proceedings To Next Court &c.
Copy Test T. Baxter DyCCC

State of N. Carolina
Currituck County} 16th September 1801. We the Subscribers being Sumoned and Sworn to enquire into the Idioty of Elizabeth Caves Agreeable to an order of Court hereunto Annexed, Say that She is Not an Idiot, but Hath her Common Senses. Given under our hands and seals
    Andrew Bates
    Francis Morse
    Daniel Lee
    Simon Matthias
    Zachariah Morse
    Robert Bell
    Davis Ballentine
    Hillery Morse
    William Williams
    William Ward
    Hanson Bright
    Wallis Bray
Witness: Solo. Alcock Shff.

Clerks fee -- 7 shillings
9 Jurymen Charges 9/ ea. -- 3 pounds 12 shillings
Sheriff S. A. -- 1 pound 12 shillings
[Total] 5 pounds 11 shillings

Jurymen that Charges were Francis Morse, Daniel Lee, Simon Matthias, Zachariah Morse, Robert Bell, Davis Ballentine, Hillary Morse, William Ward, Wallis Bray which charged 8/ per day & by aplication of Mr. Edward Bunnell to Court their Charges were docked to 5/ each.
Recorded & examined this 14th day of Decr. 1801
pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

[17a]
Currituck May Term 1801 Present the Justices
Ordered that William Simmons Esquire, Thomas Ferebee, William Jervise and Zachariah Morse lay off and allot unto Permelia Capps widdow of Obediah Capps deceased as Much of the Stock Crop and provision of said deceased as they be sufficient for said widdow and familys Maintenance for one year agreeable to law
Copy Test T. Baxter DyCCC

We the Subscribers have met Agreeable to Order of Court to lay off and allot Permelia Capps Widdow of Obediah Capps as Much of the Stock Crop and property as will Serve the said Widdow and family and have Gave her all the corn Poark bacon and fatt & What Sweetning is in the house wool flax Cotton and thread and what Crop is on the Ground three hogs, first Choice one Cow and Calf and what salt is in the house One Cow for beef some Soap Tallow Bees Wax &c. And eight dollars to buy Corn. Given Under our hands and seals this 2d day of December 1801.
    Wm. Simmons J.P.
    Wm. Jervise
    Thomas Ferebee
    Zachariah Morse
Recorded & examined this 14 day of Dec. 1801
pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

Currituck County Iss. August Term 1801
Ordered that Thomas Marchant Esquire, Edward West, Malachi Read and Archelius Turton agreeable to a Petition filed lay of and set appart Unto Lydia Bowen Relict of James Bowen decd. so much of the Stock and provisions of said decd. as may be sufficient for the Maintenance of said widdow & family for one year agreeable to law & that they Made Return thereof to next Court &c.
Copy Test T. Baxter DyCCC

We the Subscribers have met agreeable to Order of Court & set appart Such part of the Stock Crop & provision as we think Sufficient for the Widdow one year To Potatoe Patch To 12 head of hogs & 30 Barrells of Corn 1 small beef & 1 Stock of bees.
Septr. 17th 1801
    Thomas Marchant
    Edward West
    Malachi Read
Recorded & examined this 14th day of Dec. 1801.
pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

[End of Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for year 1801]


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