Franklin County Brand Records

The original book of marks and brands is in the Archives in Raleigh NC. File No. 37.910.1 from 1732-1746 Edgecombe Co. Included the Granville, Bute, Franklin, Warren  Counties.

    From 1732-1758 Edgecombe included Halifax.

    From 1732-1777 Edgecombe included the NASH County Area.

    Around 350 marks and brands for livestock were recorded in Edgecombe County  Court between 1732- 1835. These people had to show up in Court to record the markings or Brands on their livestock.

    This is a list of names and years for the years 1732-1745.   

    Submitted by Lisa Graham

    Thomas Goodwin
    William Goodwin
    John Hardy
    John Wynns
    Daniel Crawley
    Maj. James Milliken
    Col. Henry Guston
    Dr. James Thomson
    Isham Randolph
    John Pope
    Joseph Lane
    John Lane (son of Joseph Lane)
    Robert Warren
    Benjamin Lane
    Philip Mulkey
    Thomas Perry
    John Ferrell
    George Pace
    Capt. Simmon Jeffrey's
    Capt. John Pratt
    Barnaby Mckinne, Jr.
    John Pope
    Joseph Simms

    Edward Simmons
    Nathaniel Holley
    Daniel McDaniel (Son of Daniel McDaniel)
    John McDaniel
    Thomas Smith

    Doctor Davie Hopper
    Coctor James Moore
    William Killingsworth
    Samuel Williams

    1735- Edward Brown

    Thomas Fail
    Thomas Lane

    Thomas Barker
    Benjamin Rawlins
    Philip Alston

    Joseph Wall
    William Alston
    Edward Jones
    Sugar Jones
    John Crowell
    John Egerton
    John Lane (Son of Joseph Lane Jr.)
    Marmaduke Norfleet
    William Rhoods

    Samuel Brown
    David Coltrane
    Captain John Speir
    Elias Fort
    Capt. Lewis Davis
    Jacob Whitehead
    George Fort
    Elias Fort Jr.
    James Cane
    William Taylor
    Barnaby McKinne (son of William McKinne)
    William McKinne (Son of Michael McKinne)
    Pjilemon Hawkins
    Captian Jos. John Alston
    Capt. Samuel Williams
    Elizabeth Jenkins
    James Garey
    Mathew Rushing
    John Rushing
    Ralph Mason
    West Pope

    Stephen Clayton
    Richard Lewis Sr.
    Richard Lewis Jr.
    Thomas Jones
    William Hurst
    Philip Hurst
    Col. William Whitehead
    William Kinchen Jr.
    William Pope
    John Bass

    William Williams
    Robert Forster
    Solomon Williams
    Joseph Culpepper
    Capt. James Speir
    John Speir (Son of James Speir)
    William Speir
    Walter McFarlin
    James Cain
    Joseph Moore
    Major John Pope
    William Caine
    Hardy Council
    Joseph Cotton
    James Sanders

    John Perril

    Garret Wall
    Edward Sayer
    Sarah Woodward
    John Haywood
    Grace Haywood
    John Lemons
    William Merritt
    Francis parker
    Robert Harris
    Montford Elbeck
    Richard Rishards
    Thomas Campbell
    Nathaniel Sanders
    James Lee
    Samuel Williams

    William Kinchen
    William Eaton
    John Pugh
    Robert Hilliard
    Benjamin Blackmon
    William Blackmon
    John Kearsey
    William Pace
    Arthur Bell
    William bell
    Stephen Jackson
    West Harris
    Thomas Benson
    Edward Robinson

    Arthur Merritt
    William Paschal
    Mary Clark
    Samuel Holliman
    James Judge
    William Row
    Aaron Etheridge
    John Grant

County Coordinators: Deloris Williams