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Early Granville County Officials

As found in early records

Clerks of the County Court

Constables

Served through these years

Years appointed & locations covered

Daniel Weldon   1748 - 1765 William Perry -1746  - Crooked Creek & Cedar Creek
Samuel Benton  1766 -1769 William Myers -1747 - Six pound, Nutbush, Andersons Swamp
Isaac Edwards   1770 - 1771 James Langford - 1747 - County Line Creek & up River
Jesse Benton  (Deputy Clerk) 1770 Thomas Dennard - 1747 -Gr Fishing Creek, Shoccoe, County line
Reuben Searcy  1771 - 1783 John Shearing -1747 - Six pound Creek to County Rd & Line
Asa Searcy   1783 - 1784 Henry Collins -1747 - Shocco Rd to Sandy Creek to Tabbs
Reuben Searcy  1784 - 1785 John Gibbs - 1747 -Great Fishing Creek to Sandy Creek
Bennett Searcy (Deputy Clerk) 1785 James Ross - 1747 - Sandy Creek to Tarr River to Tabbs Creek
William Stacy -1747 -s/s Tar River, Southern boundary, Simms path
George Morris - 1747- Tabbs Creek to head of Tarr River
James Lee - 1747 - Tarr River to County line Creek
William Richardson -1747- Grassy Creek, Blue Wing Crk,  County line
Joseph Glover - 1747 - Nut Bush to Island Creek
William Massey- Sept. 1747- in place of James Ross
Henry Thornton - Sept. 1747 -in place of John Gibbs
Henry Laughter - March 1747/8 - in place of Thomas Dennard
Samuel Rose - 1748
Henry King - 1748 - in place of William Myers
James Heath - 1748 - Little River, Flat River, n/s of Enoe

                                                            County Court Justices      
                                                     Names as found in Court Records

William Eaton               

1746 -1758

John Martin                  

1746 -1758
James Paine                  1746 - 1763
Edward Jones               1746 - 1750
John Wade                        1746 - 1753 
Gideon Macon              1746 - 1759, 1763
West Harris                  1746 - 1756
Jonathan White             1746 - 1756
Samuel Henderson        1747 - 1758
John Brantley                1747 - 1756
Lawrence Bankston      1747 - 1752
Lemuel Lanier               1747 - 1751
William Person            1749 - 1759, 1762 - 1763
Henry Webb                 1749
William Chambers         1749 - 1756
Thomas Lovelatty          1750 - 1752
Osborne Jeffreys           1751 - 1756, 1761-1763
William Bolling              1752
Robert Harris             1752 - 1755, 1761 - 1784
Samuel Benton              1752 - 1756, 1763
Phillip Pryor                  1752 - 1756, 1761 - 1767
William Hurst                1754 - 1759
John Sallis                     1754 - 1756
Edward Moore             1754 - 1756
Daniel Underwood        1754 - 1756
Lodoioie Alford             1754 - 1756
Richard Harris Jr.          1754 - 1758
Phillip Alston                 1754 - 1756
Daniel Harris                 1754 - 1759, 1763
James Yancy                 1754  - 1758, 1763 -1765, 1768 - 1772
Nathaniel Harris            1754 - 1758
William Johnson            1756 - 1759, 1761 -1763
Thomas Person             1756 - 1759, 1763 -1764, 1774 - 1779, 1782 - 1784
Philemon Hawkins        1756 - 1758, 1763
Henry Howard             1756, 1763
George Lamkin            1756 - 1758
William Burford  1756, 1766 - 1777
Robert Hicks               1758 -1759
John Pope                   1758 -1785
James Mitchell             1759 - 1763
John Hawkins              1759
Charles Johnson          1759 - 1760
Larken Johnston 1760 - 1763
Howell Lewis 1763
John Williams Jr. 1763
Philip Taylor 1762 - 1764
Richard Henderson 1762 - 1763
Solomon Alston 1761 - 1763
Reuben Searcy 1765 - 1771
David Mitchell 1767 - 1779
Len Henley Bullock 1767 - 1772
Jonathan Kittrell 1768 - 1777
Stephen Jett 1768 - 1772
Thornton Yancey 1768 - 1786
William Bullock 1768 - 1772
Sherwood Harris 1769 - 1773, 1778 - 1784
Robert Lewis 1769 - 1778
Charles Rust Eaton 1769 - 1785
Haden Pryor 1769 - 1772
Robert Dickens 1770 - 1772
Solomon Alston Jr. 1770 - 1771
Thomas Banks 1774 - 1780
John Young 1774 - 1785
Samuel Smith 1774 - 1786
Memucan Hunt 1774 - 1786
William Taylor 1774 - 1778
John Taylor 1774 - 1786
John Oliver 1777
Daniel Grant 1777 - 1783
John Lewis 1777
Micajah Bullock 1777 - 1786
Bartlett Searcy 1777 - 1784
William Kennon 1777 - 1784
Robert Burton 1778, 1783 - 1785
John Henderson 1778 - 1782
Philemon Hawkins Jr. 1778 - 1779, 1785
Ransom Sutherland 1778
John Dickerson 1778 - 1780, 1784
Lewis Yancey 1778 - 1785
James Langston 1778 - 1782
Thomas Satterwhite 1780 - 1785
Zacharias Higgs 1780 - 1786
William Hunt 1785
Samuel Fuller 1781
Howel Lewis Jr. 1785 - 1786
John Manier 1786
Thomas Owen 1786
Edward Taylor Jr. 1786
Ambrose Baker 1786
Robert Reid 1786
William Gill 1786
Benjamin Thomas 1786

Granville County Public Registers

Granville County Sheriffs

(year of first appearance in office)

William Eaton        - 1748 - 1759 William Person     - 1746
William Hurst        - 1759 James Paine         - 1748
Jesse Benton         - 1770 - 1775 John Martin          - 1750
John Hunt              - 1775 - 1777 William Eaton       - 1752
Michael Satterwhite -  1777 - 1785+ Samuel Henderson - 1754
William Johnson     - 1756
Philemon Hawkins  - 1758
Reuben Searcy  - 1763
Philip Pryor   -  1764
James Yancey   - 1766
Lenard Henley Bullock - 1768
Robert Harris  - 1770
William Bullock  - 1772
John Pope    -  1774
Benjamin Wade - 1777
David Mitchell  -  1779
Elijah Mitchell     - 1780
Thornton Yancey   - 1781
Charles Rust Eaton  - 1783
William Hunt  -  1785

Under Sheriffs

Deputy Sheriffs

(dates appointed)

(dates appointed)

William Duke    -1748 Philemon Hawkins Jr. - 1768
Barnaby Pope  - 1751 Samuel Henderson Jr. - 1770
John Martin      - 1752 Memucan Hunt           - 1770, 1774
Aaron Fussel    - 1752 David Royster            - 1772
William Person Jr.    - 1754 John Gwinn                - 1772, 1775, 1778
Richard Henderson   - 1754 James Kelly                - 1772
Nathaniel Henderson - 1755 William Hunt               - 1772, 1774, 1783, 1784
Thomas Satterwhite    - 1772
John Hunt                   - 1774
Micajah Bullock         - 1777
David Wade               - 1780
Samuel Smith              - 1781
Sterling Yancey           - 1781
Thornton Yancey        - 1783
Anderson Hunt           - 1784

Granville County Lawyers

From the Livingston Law Register-1851

 

Abrahams Plains:
James Amis

 

Brownsville:
Abraham W. Venable

 

Oxford:
Leonidas C. Edwards
Robert B. Gilliam
Gilliam & Lanier
Archibald E. Henderson (retired)
Edward H. Hicks
Marcellus V. Lanier
Robert W. Lasiter
James T. Littlejohn
John C. Taylor (retired)
Thomas V. Venable
William R. Wiggins
George Wortham

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