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Benjamin O'Neal- 1856
NC Archives, Original estates records 1745-1904; CR.053.508.54

Feb. Term 1856 - Petition of Oliver ONeal and John C. Tooly who states that Benjamin ONeal of Hyde Co., deceased, was in his lifetime and at his death seized in fee simple of 38 acres of land lying in Swan Quarter & being so seized the said Benjamin ONeal departed this life intestate leaving him surviving Elizabeth Tooley, now deceased and wife of John C. Tooley, Major ONeal and Oliver ONeal and upon his death the said land descended to them as tenants by the courtesy in 1/4 to John C. Tooley, 1/4 to Oliver ONeal, 1/4 to Major ONeal and 1/4 to [blank] and that Major and [blank] sold their interest to the said Oliver who now owns 3/4 in fee simple and a life estate in 1/4 to John C. Tooley in right of his wife.  Petitioners are desirous of having a fair and equal partition of the said lands.  /s/ T. Sparrow, Solicitor
    Commissioners appointed to make partition in said land and make report at next term.  /s/ W.W. Spencer, Clk.

1850 Hyde Co.., NC Census (Currituck Dist)

William O'Neal 56 farmer $1925 NC  
Clarissa O'Neal 22     NC  
Elizabeth O'Neal 22     NC

married John C. Tooley on Dec. 11, 1851 and must have died before Feb. 1856

John C. Tooly 25 clerk   NC  

1860 Hyde Co., NC Census (Sladesville P.O.)

John C. Tooly 40 NC
Caroline Tooly 20 NC
Mary Tooly 1 NC

1870 Hyde Co.., NC Census (Currituck Twp.)

John C. Tooley 50 farmer NC
Elizabeth Tooley 33 keeps house NC
Jesse Tooley 10   NC
Mary Tooley 7   NC
Elizabeth Tooley 4   NC

1880 Hyde Co.., NC Census (Currituck Twp.)

William B. Midyette 35 Head laborer NC
Alvania A. Midyette 35 Wife keeping house NC
Cecal L. Midyette 2 Son   NC
Timothy Midyette 1 Son   NC
John C. Tooly 60 Boarder/Widower no occupation NC

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