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 LisaGraham32@aol.com
Maj. James Milliken
Col. Henry Guston
Dr. James Thomson
John Lane (son of Joseph Lane)
Capt. Simmon Jeffrey's
Capt. John Pratt
Barnaby Mckinne, Jr.
1735- Edward Brown
Richard Lewis Sr.
Richard Lewis Jr.
Col. William Whitehead
William Kinchen Jr.
County Coordinators: Deloris Williams