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John A. Benbury (of Chowan Co.) - 1867

8 Nov 1859 - Note.  Two years after date with interest from date I promise to pay Thos. A. CLAYTON the sum of $775.00 for value received.  /s/ D.G. COWAND

20 Dec 1860 - Note.  Six months after date with interest from date we or either of us promise to pay Mary M. SKINNER, administratrix of Joshua C. SKINNER, the sum of $284.50 for value received.  /s/ Jno. A. BENBURY

27 Mar 1867 - Summons to the Sheriff of Chowan County to summon Harriet R. BENBURY, administratrix of John A. BENBURY, decd, to appear at the Currituck County Court House to answer to V.L. PITTS for $284.50 which she owes him.  PITTS asks $400.00 damages.

29 Mar 1867 - Summons to the Sheriff of Currituck County to summon D.G. COWAND and Mrs. Harriet A. BENBURY, executrix of John A. BENBURY, to appear at the Currituck County Court House to answer to V.L. PITTS for $775.00 which they owe him.  PITTS asks $150.00 damages.

29 Mar 1867 - Summons to the Sheriff of Chowan County to summon D.G. COWAND and Mrs. Harriet A. BENBURY, executrix of John A. BENBURY, to appear at the Currituck County Court House to answer to V.L. PITTS for $775.00 which they owe him.  PITTS asks $400.00 damages.

NOTE:  Bertie Co., NC Vital Statistics show that John A. Benbury was born in 1827.  Marriage records show that John A. Benbury married Harriet A. Ryan in Bertie Co., NC on June 23, 1859.  John & Harriet Benbury are living in Bertie Co. in 1860 where he is listed as a lawyer.  John A. Benbury left his 1865 will in Chowan Co., NC.

[Source: Currituck County Record of Estates 1812-1926; Vol. Ashby-Brumsey (Microfilm G.030.1862908)]

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