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Joshua O'Neal - 1820
NC State Archives; Original estates records 1745-1904; CR.053.509.54; Hyde Co. Court Minutes; Hyde Co. Deeds

1820 - Estate in account with Little John Pugh, guardian of Mary L. O'Neal
no date - Balance due ward of $42.03
Aug. Term 1831 - The estate of Joshua O'Neal in account with Little Jno. Pugh, guardian of Mary L. O'Neal, was examined & recorded.  Expenses from Feb. 14, 1823 - 1831 totaled $463.81 (included schooling, board and clothing); Income from hire of Negro man Charles 1823-1825 (sickly and was not hired out]

November Term 1820
Ordered that Dameron Pugh, administrator of Joshua O'Neal, dec'd. have leave to sell perishable estate of said deceased.
Ordered that William Selby, Esq., Willoughby Higson, Israel Broojks and William Brooks be appointed to set off to Bethany O'Neal, widow of Joshua O'Neal, one year's provision.

May Term 1821
Dameron Pugh returned inventory & account of sales of the estates of James Pugh & Joshua O'Neal

February Term 1823
An account current between the estate of Joshua O'Neal, dec'd., and Dameron Pugh, adm'r., was returned and recorded
Ordered that Bethany O'Neal have guardianship of Gideon Daniel and Mary Little O'Neal and entered into bond with Sam'l. Brooks & Banister Midyett as securities.

May Term 1826
Ordered to audit the guardian accounts of Bethany O'Neal with Mary L. O'Neal & make report to next term

Hyde Co., NC Deed Bk. W; pg. 272 - May 7, 1834 - Oliver O'Neal of Hyde County sold to Dameron Pugh for $350.00, "...all my right, title & claim in equity of all the personal estate of Joshua O'Neal & in right of my wife Mary Little O'Neal, the daughter of Joshua O'Neal, dec'd., a Negro girl named Barzella.  [Barzella had been given to Bethany (Daniels) O'Neal by her mother, Mary (Etheridge) Daniels in August 1823]

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