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Currituck County Court Records
(Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Minutes)
N.C. State Archives Microfilm Reel #C.030.30001(continuation of reel)

1802 (May Term)

[29a]
State of N. Carolina
At a Court of Pleas and quarter sessions begun and held For the County of Currituck at the Courthouse...on the last Monday In may...31st Day of May 1802 And Continued by Adjournments Untill the 3rd Day of June 1802
    Present: James Phillips, Thomas Farrow, Joseph Daniel Esquires

Ordered that John Peel be appointed overseer of the Kinnekeet Road in the room...of Pharoah Farrow late Overseer...

Ordered that Charlotte Adkins be allowed the sum of Ten pounds for the third years Keeping and Maintaining a bastard Child begotten on her body by William ONeel Junr. to commence from the Time her last allowance expired & to be paid in equal quarterly payments

The Grand Jury impannelled & Sworn to wit: Jesse Taylor Senr. foreman, James Etheridge, Thomas Jervise B. S., Jesse Bernard, Benjamin Poyner, Samuel Poyner, Joshua Ball, Nathan O. Neel, Frederick Dailey, John White, Caleb Capps Senr., Samuel Etheridge Etheridge (sic) Senr., Richard Bright

Ordered that Thomas Farrow Esquire, John Clark, Josiah Nicholson audite...the accounts of William Miller Administrator of Jesse Jennett Deceased and Make Return to Next Court.

Ordered that Colo. John Williams have the Rights of Administration on the Estate of William Dunston deceased, who qualified in Open Court and gave bond with James Phillips and William Brumsey securities in the sum of five hundred pounds

Ordered that the administrator of William Dunston deceased sell the parishable Part of said decd. Estate and make Return...

[30]
Ordered that Edward West, John Hill, John Bell Senr. & Thomas Marchant Esquire or any three of them audite and Settle the accounts of Rachael Etheridge Alias Humphries Administratix of the Estate of Thorogood Etheridge deceased with said Estate and Make Return to Next Court

Ordered that Thomas Ballance of Cape Hatterass have leave to keep an ordinary at His Own dwelling house who gave bond with John Ballance and Thomas Farrow Esqr. securities in the Sum of One hundred pounds...

Ordered that John Macoy be appointed guardian to William Simpson and Josiah Simpson Orphans of Josiah Simpson deceased...bond with Thomas Jarvise B. S. and Elijah Adderson...five hundred Pounds for each Orphan...

The last will and Testament of Archelius Turton deceased was exhibited and proved By the Oathes of John Etheridge and Joab Dozier at the same time Mitchael Simmons and Caleb Sears Executors therein Named qualified thereto...

Ordered that Joel Kinnion be appointed over seer of the Publick Road from Tulls Creek to Poyners Bridge in the Room...of Wallas Bray late over seer...

Ordered that Peter Morrisett have leave to keep an Ordinary at his own dwelling house...bond with Samuel Poyner and Peter Parker securities in the sum of one hundred Pounds...

Ordered that Dolley Gray have the Rights of Administration on the Estate of John Gray deceased...qualified...bond with William Glasgow and Jacob Perkins securities...one thousand pounds.

Ordered that the Administratix of the estate of John Gray deceased sell the parishable Part of said decd. Estate...

On hearing the Pettn. of Dolley Gray Relict of John Gray deceased...
Ordered that Edward Bunnell Esquire, Wallas Bray, Samuel Phillips and Jacob Perkins lay of and Set appart unto said widdow so much of the Stock Crop and Provision of John Gray decd. as will be Sufficient for the Maintainance of said widdow and family for one year...

[30a]
Ordered that William Brumsey be reappointed Constable for the ensuing year...bond with William Maund and Samuel Ferebee Esq....two hundred and fifty pounds.

Adjourned

Tuesday, June 1, 1802
    Justices Present: Andrew Bates, Thomas Williams, Samuel Salyear, Joseph Daniel, Thomas Farrow Esquires

Ordered that Dorcas Walker have rights of Admin. on the Estate of Spencer Walker deceased...bond with John A. Melson & Thomas Walker... five hundred pounds...

On hearing the petition of Dorcas Walker praying for one years Maintainance &c.
Ordered that Jonathan Lindsey Esquire, Levi W. Hall, Samuel Jervis & John Weskitt ... allott unto said Petitioner ...[year's provisions].

Ordered that the Admx. of the estate of Spencer Walker decd. sell the perishable part...

Ordered that Thomas Farrow Esquire, John Clark & John Ballance audit & settle the accounts of Christian Daniel Admx. of the estate of David Daniel decd. ...and make return imediately which was accordingly done.

Ordered that Moses Bunnill be reappointed Constable for the ensuing year ...bond with Embley Bunnill & Davis Fancher...two Hundred fifty pounds...

Ordered that Pharoah Farrow, Robert Gray, Joseph Williams, Christo. O.Neel Junr., Joshua Ballance, Anthony Douglass & John Clark be appointed Patterollers on the South Banks...

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Ordered that the Sheriff advertise and Sell at Publick Vandue for Six months Credit the part that Sarah Farrow, orphan of Isaac Farrow deceased owns in a Negro man Quash...

The last will and Testament of Griffith Dauge deceased was exhibited...proved by the oath of Joseph Manning at the same time Thomas C. Ferebee & Francis Dauge qualifiyed as executors thereto.

Ordered that James Walter orphan of William Walter deceased be bound an apprentice to John Cox said orphan being upwards of eight years old to Learn the trade of a Shoe Maker...

Ordered that George Scarborough have the Rights of Administration on the estate of Edward Scarborough deceased with the will annexd. who qualifiyed and gave bond with Joseph Farrow & John Clark Securities in the sum of Two hundred Pounds...

Ordered that Joseph Daniel Esquire be appointed as a Justice of the Peace to lay of & set appart unto Christian Daniel widow of David Daniel deceased her maintainance in the room and Stead of Thomas Tillitt Esquire formerly appointed & make Return.

The last will and Testament of Mary Berry deceased was exhibited in open court and proved by the oath of Samuel Ferebee Esquire, at the Same time Richard Berry Executor therein named qualifyed there to...& returned an Inventory.

Ordered that Mary Tillitt have leave to renew her Ordianry license...bond with Ben. Taylor Senr. & Nathan O. Neel ... one hundred pounds...

Ordered that the County Tax for the year 1802 be 2/6 on the Poll and 2/6 on Every three hundred acres of land.

Ordered that Solomon Alcock Esquire be allowed the sum of thirty five pounds Extra Services for his last years Sheriffattity (?) and that he be allowed the Same in the Settlement of his county Tax.

Ordered that Spence Hall Esquire Clerk be allowed the sum of Ten Pounds for his Extra Services for the year 1801 and the Sheriff pay the same out of the County Tax.

[31a]
Ordered that Daniel Dunton have leave to renew his ordinary license bond who gave bond with Willoughby White ...one hundred pounds.

Ordered that Nathan Tatum have leave to renew his ordinary bond ...bond with Spence Hall and Samuel Salyear Esquire ...one hundred pounds...

Ordered that Wm. Miller, Thomas Gray, Richard Gray, Ezekiel Hooper appraise & Divide the personal Estate of Edward Scarborough according to his last will and Testament...

Ordered that the Sheriff be allowed the Sum of three pounds for keeping Clean the Courthouse for Nine Months past to be paid out of the County Tax.

Ordered that Willoughby Dozier Esquire States Attorney be allowed the sum of Twenty Pounds for his Extra Services for the first year he Served and that the Sheriff pay the same, which shall be a voucher in the Settlement of his County Tax.

Ordered that the Executor of the last Will and Testament of Nancy Scarborough deceased sell the perishable part of said Estate...

Ordered that Thomas Farrow, John Clark & Joseph Farrow appraise & divide the personal Estate of Nancy Scarborough deceased agreeable to her last Will and Testament...

Ordered that Thomas Spellman a free negro be permitted to bail on his appearance at Edenton on the Sixth day of Octr. Next on his giving bail with Solomon Alcock, Phillip Dauge, Nathaniel Hutchings & John Williams of Indian Town Securities in the sum of one thousand pounds for his said appearance there to abide the Sentence Judgement & decree of the Superior Court.

Ordered that Anthony Simmons be and is appointed over Seer of the Publick Roads from Indian Town to the great Swamp in the room and Stead of John Sawyear decd. late over Seer...

Ordered that Aurthur Butt orphan of Arthur Butt deceased upwards of eight years of age be bound an apprentice to Daniel Lindsey to learn the farming Business untill he arrives to the age of Twenty one years...

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Ordered that Edward Hardy Esquire, Wm. Best Sialor (sic), Wm. Best Senr. & Nathan Walker or any three of them audite and settle the accounts of Maher Gamewell administrator of the Estate of John Beacham deceased...

Ordered that Elizabeth Ruark orphan of Thomas Ruark deceased she being of four years of age, be bound an apprentice to Wm. Best Sailor & wife Anna to learn the art of a Spinster.

Ordered that Fanny Scarborough be and is appointed Guardian unto Joseph, Edward & Wm. Scarborough orphans of Wm. Scarborough deceased...bond with Thomas Farrow Esquire & John Farrow...three hundred pounds for each orphan...

The Court proceeds to the appointment of a Sheriff for the ensuing year Present Thomas Williams, Evan Jones, Edward Hardy, Samuel Salyear, Thomas Farrow, Joseph Daniel, James Phillips, Andrew Duke, William Tatum, Jonathan Lindsey, Joseph Ferebee, Aaron Bright, Edward Bunnell Esquires when Solomon Alcock Esquire was unanimously chosen...bond and securities with Joseph Ferebee and John Williams of Indian Town ...five thousand pounds for...executing the Office of Sheriff ...one thousand pounds...for collection, accounting for and paying into the Publick Treasury of this State the publick Tax due from this County...one thousand Pounds ...for collection...of the County tax...one thousand pounds for ...collection ...of the Parish Tax...

Adjourned

[32a]
Wednesday, June 2, 1802
    Present: William Tatum, Thomas Garrott, Thomas Farrow, Joseph Daniel, Edward Hardy, Evan Jones Esquires

Ordered that Evan Jones Esquire, Malachi Jones, John White and Samuel Etheridge...audite and Settle the accounts of Elias Williams administrator of the Estate of Elias Williams deceased...

Ordered that [the same men] appraise and divide the estate of Elias Williams decd. among his lawful representatives...

Ordered that James Linton orphan of Lemuel Linton decd. upwards of Ten years old, be bound an apprentice to Caleb Ballance to learn the art of a Wheel Wright Untill he arrives to the age of Twenty one years.

Ordered that the following Justices receive the list of Taxable property in their respective destricts for the County of Currituck for the year 1802
1. Aaron Bright...Moyouck
2. Thomas Marchant...Gibbs Woods
3. Willis Simmons...Head of the Creek
4. Andrew Bates...Tulls Creek
5. Samuel Ferebee...Indian Ridge
6. James Phillips...Knotts Island
7. William Tatum...Courthouse
8. Thomas Williams...Coinjock
9. Thomas Sanderson...Narrows
10. Thomas Poyner...Popplar Branch
11. Edward Hardy...Powels Point
12. Thomas Garrott...N. Banks
13. Benj. Dough...Roanoke Island
14. Thomas Farrow...Cape Hatteress

[33]
Ordered that Brickhouse Bell, John Williams and Solomon Alcock audite and Settle the accounts of Thomas C. Ferebee administrator of Samuel Berry decd...

The Court proceed to the appointment of Commissioners of wrecks...Samuel Salyear Esquire, Thomas Farrow Esquire, Joseph Farrow, William Midgett and Edward Hardy Esquire was appointed for the ensuing year...bond with approved securities...two thousand pounds...

Ordered that Paul Pugh have the rights of administration on the Estate of Frances Pugh deceased...bond with Thomas Garrott & Thomas Farrow Esquires...Two hundred Pounds.

Ordered that the administrator of the Estate of Frances Pugh deceased sell the Parishable part...

Ordered that Burrus Matthias have leave to keep an ordinary at his own dwelling ...bond with William Glasgow and Davis Ballentine...one hundred pounds...

Ordered that John Humphries, Samuel Ferebee Esquire, John Williams I. Town and Thomas C. Ferebee ...audite and settle the accounts of Andrew Bates Esquire executor of John Dun deceased...

Ordered that Thomas Ferebee have leave to renew his Ordinary bond who gave bond with Davis Ballentine and William Holstead...one hundred pounds...

Ordered that John Humphries have the rights of administration on the Estate of John Sawyear deceased...bond with Thomas C. Ferebee and John Scurr...one hundred twenty pounds...

Ordered that Paul Pugh be and is appointed guardian to Wm. and John Pugh orphans of John Pugh deceased who gave bond with Thomas Farrow Esqr. and Joseph Farrow securities in the sum of one hundred pounds for each orphan...

[33a]
Ordered that John Clark, Jacob Williams, Hezekiah Farrow & Ezekiel Hooper...audite and settle the accounts of Thomas Farrow executor of the Last will and Testament of Ignatious Scarborough deceased...

Ordered that the administrator of Frances Pugh deceased sell the parishable part...

Thomas Hervey vs. Permenus Turner} T.V.A. {Jury...say the defendant is guilty of the Tresspass charged in the plantiffs declaration and assess 5 & 6d cost...

Samuel Salyear Esquire vs. John Humphries Exors.} Appl. war. {Jury...say the defendants Testator did assume and assess the pltffs. damage to 20, 6d cost.
...Defendant being disatisfied with the verdict...by His Attorney Jos. B. Littlejohn craves an appeal...to the Superior Court...to be held for the district of Edenton at the Courthouse in Edenton on the Sixth day of October Next...granted on his giving bond with John Williams and Ben. Taylor Senr....Two hundred Pounds...Appeal warrant...Reasons in appeal offered by the Council for the defendant...Verdict...contrary to law and evidence...
Jos. B. Littlejohn atto. for deft.
Colo. John Williams, Benj. Taylor Senr.} Securities for the appeal
Jury to wit: Henery McPherson, Cornelius Powers, Richd. Floro, Jonathan Bright, Wm. Floro, Anthony Simmons, Wm. Powers, Malachi Mercer, Charles Griggs, Petter Parker, Lemuel Sanderson, Edward Taylor.

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Samuel Phillips vs. John Bell Senr.} Case {Jury [same as above]...say the defendant is not guilty.

Samuel Salyear Esquire vs. Doctr. John Hampton} T.V.A. {Jury the same as above...say the defendant is guilty of the Tresspass Charged in the Plantiffs Declaration and assess for the Plantiff 6d Damage and 6d Cost.

Thomas Mercer Senr. vs. William Ballance} Case {Jury...say the defendant did assume & that there is no set off & assess the Plantiffs damage to 30 and 6d cost.
...defendant being dissatisfied with the verdict...by his Attorney Jos. B. Skinner craves an appeal..to the Superior Court...Sixth day of October Next...granted...bond with Joseph Ferebee and Jeremiah Land...five hundred pounds...reasons in appeal...verdict contrary to law and evidence...
Jury to wit: Henery McPherson, Cornelius Powers, Richd. Floro, Jonathan Bright, Wm. Floro, Anthony Simmons, Wm. Powers, Joseph Farrow, Charles Griggs, Peter Parker, Lemuel Sanderson, Wm. Brabbell

[34a]
Pleasant Younghusband vs. Joseph Ferebee Esquire} Case {Jury...say the defendant did assume and that the act of him is nobarr.(?) and assess the Pltffs damages at 615.5.10 1/2 & 6d cost...
...defendant being disatisfied...by his attorney W. Dozier Craves an appeal...to the Superior Court...Sixth day of October next...granted...bond with Samuel Ferebee, Thomas Williams and Willis Simmons Esquires...one thousand five hundred pounds...reason...verdict contrary to law and evidence...
Jury: Henery McPherson, Cornelius Powers, Richd. Floro, Jonathan Bright, William Floro, Anthony Simmons, William Powers, Malachi Mercer, Charles Griggs, Peter Parker, Lemuel Sanderson, Edward Taylor

Adjourned

Thursday, June 3, 1802
    Present: Andrew Bates, Joseph Ferebee, Samuel Salyear Esquires

Ordered that the Sheriff let out to the lowest bidder the Cleaning the Courthouse and keeping the Same in Order for each Term the ensuing year, and that the Shff. Pay for the same quarterly out of the county Tax which Shall be a Voucher for him.
The let of the Courthouse for one year, to be Scoured four times & Swept at Each Court Election and General Muster to be paid quarterly by the Sheriff ...to Jeremiah Perkins...2.

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Ordered that Dennis Dauge Senr. be exempt from paying three pounds three shillings Tax for the year 1800 and that Jacob Perkins late Sheriff be allowed the same Sum out of his County Tax for the year 1800

Ordered that Dennis Dauge Senr. be appointed Constable on the Indian Ridge...bond with Samuel Ferebee and Willis Simmons Esquires...two hundred and fifty pounds...qualified by taking the oath...

Ordered that George Howard be reappointed Constable for Coinjock district...bond with Thomas Williams and Samuel Salyear Esquires...Two hundred and fifty pounds

Ordered that Simon Wilson, John Cox and Frederick Dailey be...appointed Patterollers for Moyouck district...

Ordered that Luke Gregory, John A. Milson, Lemuel Gregory, Wm. Gray & Caleb Coats be...appointed Patterollers for Powels Point district...

Ordered that Ben. Cox, James Williamson, John Ballance, Thomas Brumsey, Mitchell Simmons son of Sampson and George Howard be...appointed Patterollers in Coinjock District...

Ordered that Daniel Lindsey, Jesse Bernard, Edward Taylor, Nathan ONeel, Ben. Taylor Senr. and Wm. Woodhouse be...appointed patterollers for the Narrows district...

Ordered that Dorastus Dauge be...appointed Over Seer of the Great Swamp Road in the room...of Levin Dunton late over Seer...

Ordered that James Hughs, Jeremiah Perkins, Wm. Holstead, Moses Bunnill, John Dailey and John Church be...appointed patterollers for the Courthouse to Tulls Creek...

Ordered that all former Orders for Auditing and Settling deceased estates be and is Continued for Reports &c.

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State of N. Carolina, May Term 1802
Currituck County} I do hereby Certify that Samuel Salyear Esquire was lawfully Appointed Commissioner of Wrecks and that he gave bond with Nathan Poyner and Thomas Farrow Securities in the Sum of Two Thousand pounds for the faithful Performance of the Several duties of his office agreeable to act of the General Assembly Passed at Raleigh 1801. Given under my hand and seal of office at Currituck This 2d day of June Anno Dom 1802. Test, T. Baxter DyCCC

...[same as above]...Edward Hardy Esquire...Commissioner of Wrecks...bond with Thomas Williams Esquire and Daniel Lindsey...Two Thousand pounds...

...[same]...Wm. Midyett...Commissioner of Wrecks...bond with Thomas Farrow Esquire and Joseph Farrow...Two thousand pounds...

...[same]...Joseph Farrow...Commissioner of Wrecks...bond with Wm. Midyett & Nathan Poyner...Two thousand pounds...

...[same]...Thomas Farrow Esquire...Commissioner of Wrecks...bond with Caleb Ballance and Samuel Salyear Esquire...Two thousand pounds...

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A Distribution of the laws of Congress among the Several Justices of Currituck County according to Order of the Court at May Term 1802
Containing seven sets and 5 Volumes to a Set
1. First set for the Justices in Moyouck Gibbs Woods and Edward Bunnells
2. Second set for Samuel Salyear and the Justices on the Narrows Shore
3. Third ditto for Spence Hall and the Justices on Powells Point
4. Fourth Ditto for Roanoke Island and the North Banks Justices
5. Fifth Ditto for the office at the Courthouse and the Nearest Justices
6. Sixth Ditto for Knotts Island and Morses Point Justices
7. Seventh Ditto for Indian Ridge Justices
Entered according to Order of the Court, attested T. Baxter DyCCC

[This entry appears to have been added later]:
State of N. Carolina, Currituck County} Feby. Term 1804
    I Th. Baxter Deputy Clerk of Currituck County Court hereby Certify that Th. Williams Esquire was lawfully appointed Commissioner of Wrecks and that he gave bond with Caleb Etheridge and Daniel Dunton securities in the sum of two thousand pound Currency for the faithful discharge of the several duties of his office agreeable to act of the General Assembly passed at Raleigh anno. Dom. 1801. Given under my hand & seal at office at Currituck the xxviith day of Decr. 1804. Attest T. Baxter DyCCC
    Saml. Salyear
    Joseph Ferebee
    Edward Bunnill
    Thos. Williams
The court then adjourned Till Court in Course
Test S. Hall CCC

[36a]
Deeds Exhibited Proved & Achnowledged May Term 1802
Isaac Farrow to Pharoah Farrow, Jurat John Clark
Wm. Pugh Senr. to Cornelius Pugh, Jurat Paul S. Pugh
Hezekiah Scarboroug to Thomas Farrow, Jurat Thomas Brady
Major Whidbee to Hezekiah Scarborough, Jurat Thomas Farrow
Jacob Williams to William Meekins, Jurat Thomas Farrow
Jacob Williams & wife to Joseph Williams Junr., Jurat Thomas Farrow
Christo. Midyett to Jacob Midyett, Jurat Thomas Farrow
Joseph Williams to Thomas Farrow, Jurat Thomas Brady
George Pugh Junr. to Wm. Pugh Senr., Jurat Paul S. Pugh
Wm. Morris wife & 3 sons to Wm. Read, Jurat Malachi Read
Abel Etheridge & wife to Malachi Butt, Jurat Frederick A. Butt
John Griffin to John James, Jurat Jacob Litchfield
John Griffin to Joshua James, Jurat Jacob Litchfield
Eunice Bradley endorsee to Peter Dauge, Jurat Thomas Banks
Thomas P. Williams to John Williams, Jurat John Humphries
Willis Simmons to Spence Hall, Jurat Thomas Baxter
Michael McLaughlin to Lemuel Gregory, Jurat Laban Gregory
Wm. Lindsey to Jonathan Lindsey, Jurat Thomas Poyner
Jesse Bernard to John Bernard, Acknowledged
John Bernard to Jesse Bernard, Jurat Samuel Salyear Esqr.
Jacob Dowday & wife to Elijah Adderson, Jurat Thomas Heath
Josiah Bell to Godfrey Whitehurst, Acknowledged
Josiah Bell to Samuel Thomson, Acknowledged
James Ballentine & wife to Richard Bright, Acknowledged
John Wheatley to Zebulon Lee, Jurat Thomas Mulder
Wm. Simmons to Moses Fancher, Jurat Samuel Dozier
George Rowland & wife to John Gray, Acknowledged
Jonathan Robertson to Samuel Holt, Acknowledged
Samuel Salyear Junr. to Nathan Tatum, Jurat Nathan Shannan
Ben. Taylor Senr. to Nathan Tatum, Acknowledged
Thomas Mackhorney to James Gamewell, Jurat John Jervis
Jacob Perkins Sheriff to Peter Dauge, Acknowledged
Solomon Alcock Sheriff to Willis Simmons, Acknowledged

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Bills of Sales & Deeds of Gifts Exhibited Proved & Acknowleged May Term 1802
Bill of sale...
from Samuel Keaton to Ben. Dough, Jurat Joseph Torksey
from Aaron Bright to Mary Dough, Jurat Thomas Garrott
Joyace Shannan to Jonathan Lindsey, Jurat Daniel Shannan
Thomas Sanderson to George Caffee, Acknowledged
William Simmons to Dennis Dozier, Jurat Willis Simmons

Deed of Gift...
from Elizabeth Walker to Hezekiah Walker, Acknowledged
from Matthias Tolar to John Walker, Jurat Dorcas Walker

Inventories Exhibited & proved May Term 1802
Inventory of the Estate of...Exhibited & proved by...:
William Hawkins decd...Jas. Hawkins
Gamiel Wright decd...Jno. Wright
Spencer Walker decd...D. Walker
Cornelius Butt decd...M. Simmons
Mary Berry decd...R. Berry

Accounts of Sales Exhibited & proved May Term 1802...Amounts
Account of Sale of...
the estate of Cornelius Butt decd...66.7.7
the property of Elisabeth Caves orphan...9.9.0
the estate of Charles Williams decd...181.6.0
the estate of Mary Berry decd...28.19.1
the estate of David Daniel decd...439.11.11
the estate of William Hawkins decd...2.18.3
the estate of James Meekins decd...288.19.0
the estate of Ignatious Scarborough decd...44.5.9
the property of Mary Stow orphan...15.10.6
Supplement acct. of sale of the estate of Giles Gibbs decd...0.5.0
Supplement acct. of sale of the estate of William Robertson decd...291.8.7

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Executors Administrators Audited Accounts Exhibited & fild May Term 1802
Spence Hall Ex. ...with the Estate of Josiah Simpson decd...Bal. due estate...411.0.8
Spence Hall Ad. ...with the Estate of Lindsey Chandler decd...Bal. due Ad. ...66.1.6 1/2
Edward West Ad. ...with the Estate of John Jones decd....Bal. due estate ...199.7.0
Wm. Henery Beseleys Exrs. ...with the Estate of Mordica Beasley...Bal. due estate ...1.9.6
Thomas Farrow Ad. ...with the Estate of Phoebe Farrow...Bal. due estate... 84.18.2
Wm. Miller Ad. ...with the Estate of Jesse Jennett decd. ...Bal. due estate...78.14.0
Christian Daniel Adx. ...with the Estate of David Daniel...Bal. due estate...411.5.8
Christo. ONeel Ad. ...with the Estate of Thos. ONeel decd. ...Bal. due estate...$13.58
Penelope Meekins Adx. ...with the Estate of James Meekins...Bal. due estate...134.77 1/2
John Perry Ad. ...with the Estate of Samuel Perry decd....Bal. due estate...26.4.0
John Lamb Ad. ...with the Estate of Christo. Hutchings decd. ...Bal. due estate...247.3.10

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[In the upper left of the page, there is a small plat of the following]: State of N. Carolina, Currituck County} By consent of the parties that is to say Richard Holstead and Joshua Holstead I have laid off for Joshua Holstead a part of the land whereon Lemuel Holstead deceased formerly Lived on begining at a pine on the Swamp side, a corner between Josiah Bell and James Cowell thence running...by a line of marked trees to a small Sweet Gum, on Bells Road side, then along the Road...to the Mouth of the lain...to a Maple Stump, a corner then to the beginning containing 33 acres & 19 pole on which stands the whole of the buildings &c. March 4, 1802.
    S. Ferebee Sur[veyor]

We the subscribers agree to abide & Stand to the above division line begining at a pine on the Swamp side, Josiah Bell and James Cowells Corner and runing S76W to Bells Road
Given under our hands this fourth day of March 1802
    Richd. Holstead
    Joshua Holstead
    Test: Josiah Bell Senr.
    S. Ferebee
Recorded & examined this 7th July 1802 pr. T. Baxter DyCCC

[38a]
Mary Holstead Widow of Seth Holstead decd. Whose will She disented from in A/C with his Estate
[In left margin is "1800?"]
Dr:
To 1 horse a legacy valued @ 47.10.0
2 cows ditto @ 12.10.0
2 sows & pigs ditto @ 9.10.0
2 Ewes ditto @ 2.0.0
1 red Chest__(?) dito @ 1.5.0
Some fatt about 15 Galls. ditto @ 6.0.0
9 Geese @ 3/1.7.0
5 Barrells poark at 6.8.9, 32.3.9
20 Barrells Corn 25/... 25.0.0
30 Fowls @ 1.7.6
33 Bushels wheat at 8/9...12.18.9
[total]...152.2.0

Cr:
1801 by 1/3 of the ball. of estate after aducited 120.7.10... 40.2.7 1/3
By 1/3 Negro girl Ame(?) valued to 75...25.0.0
By 1/3 of the Contra Charges 152.2.0...50.14.00
Balance due from the widow to S. Holsteads orphs. ...36.5.5
[total]...152.2.2

Recd. from Mary Holstead widow of Seth Holstead the above Ballance of thirty six pounds five shillings and five pence in full for the above ballances.

Currituck County We the Subscribers being Mutally Chosen by Jesse Simmons Admr. of Seth Holstead and by Jesse Holstead Guardian of Seth Holsteads Children and Thomas Mercer Grandfather to said orphans, have met and appraised the legacies left by Seth Holstead to his wife Mary and divided the whole of the Neat proceeds of said Estate including Seth Holsteads part of money recd. from his fathers Estate, they having agreed that Seth Holstead have no right to the Negroes that belonged to Elias Dauges orphans &c. and that his widow have no part of the negroes left by Lemuel Holstead to Seth Holstead, and find a ballance of thirty six pounds five Shillings and five pence, due from Mary Holstead to the children of Seth Holstead.
Given under our hands and seals this 2d day of March 1801
    Willoughby Dauge
    S. Ferebee
    Joseph Ferebee
    Witness: Wm. Simmons

Recd. March 2d 1801 from Jesse Simmons adm. of Seth Holstead decd. the sum of one hundred and eighty one poud thirteen shillings and three pence, it being the amount of the Ballance due from the said adm. and from the widow to the Orphans of Seth Holstead Decd. and in case any or Charges further Comes against the said Estate, or administrtor of Seth Holstead decd. then I as guardian bind my self to repay the same to said admr. &c.
181.13.3
In my hands as recd. fathers estate 31.8.0
Now due guardian 150.5.3
Jesse Holstead Guardian
    Witness: S. Ferebee Jurat
Recorded & examined this 8th day of July 1802 pr. T. Baxter DyCCC


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