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Thomas G. Midyette - 1879
NC State Archives; Original estates records 1745-1904; CR.053.508.52

Sept. 20, 1879 - We the commissioners being summoned by J.C. Simmons, J.P. to lay off to the widow Margaret G. Midyette, she being wife of T.G. Midyette. We met on the premises on the 20th day of September 1879 and after being duly sworn proceeded to lay off her year's provisions to wit--the widow $400.00; 2 children $200.00; amounting in all to $600.00.  All of which is respectfully submitted. Given under our hands and seals this September 20th 1879.
    /s/ H.B. Brooks

possibly Fall Term 1879 - Heirs without guardian and owning property in Hyde County
    Wm. S.J. Midyette & Mary Midyette - children of Thos. G. Midyett who own 22 acres of land now under cultivation, value unknown & income unknown.
        /s/ N.G. Sadler, Foreman G. Jury

[NOTE]  Thomas G. Midyette was born Apr. 22, 1838 to Benjamin Franklin Midyett & Susannah Gibbs.  Thomas was first married to Frances E. "Fanny" Burrus on Dec. 2, 1857 and they had 3 children: 1) Caroline Midyette (born c1859 and probably died young); 2) Mary T. "Molly" Midyett (born c1862 & living in 1880); 3) William S.J. Midyette (born c1864 & living in 1880).  Fanny probably died before 1870 because Thomas married Margaret Gray (Spencer) Simmons on Mar. 17, 1870.  Margaret was the widow of William Thomas Simmons who died in 1863.

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