BUTE COUNTY RECORD BOOK 2
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11 Bond of JETHRO SUMNER for Collection of Taxes, as Sheriff, dated 12 May 1774, to King George III. Securities: JAMES RANSOM, SR., THOMAS BELL, ROBERT GOODLOE. Wit: THOS. MACHEN. Refers to Commission from the Governor dated 30 March last past, appointing him Sheriff. Recorded May Court 1774.
12 Sheriff's Bond from JETHRO SUMNER to Governor JOSIAH MARTIN, dated 12 May 1774. Securities: JAMES RANSOM, SR., THOMAS BELL, ROBERT GOODLOE. Wit: THOS. MACHEN. Recorded May Court 1774.
13 WILLIAM MERRITT, planter, to DINWIDDIE CRAUFURD & CO., Merchants. Mortgage, dated 25 December 1773, on 100 acres of land on Lizard creek bought from JOHN LINCH, JR., adjoining JAMES LINCH, THOMAS EATON, MARK MOORE, & JOHN LINCH, JR., and negroes, wagon, livestock, & furniture, to be sold if debt, with interest, is not satisfied within two years. Wit: THOMAS PETER, SACK BRACEY, and THOMAS CLAIBORNE. Recorded August Court 1774.
16 SIMMONS JONES oŁ Southampton Co., Va., & LAWRENCE BAKER of Hertford Co., N.C. Bond, dated 24 January 1774, to JOSHUA PERRY, to insure payment of balance due CAPT. ALBRIDGTON JONES for tract of land on South Side of Great Shocco Creek, original bond inadvertently destroyed. Wit: JAMES MILLES, JETH. SUMNER, THOMAS ROBERSON. Recorded August Court 1774.
17 (A) Will of BATRICE (BEATRICE) JORDAN. Dated 9 Feb. 1773. Recorded Aug. Court 1774. Son THOMAS JORDAN and daughter MARY BAKER. Exrs: "Son and law" WILLIAM BAKER & WILLIAM DENSON. Wit: WILLIAM DENSON, JAMES HILSMAN, HINDE HILSMAN.
19 WILLIAM WILLIAMS of Goochland Co., Va., to JOHN MOSELEY, in trust for grandchildren: WILLIAM, JOHN, JOSEPH, JESSE, JAMES, ELIZABETH, MARY, & ANNE MOSELEY, children of deceased daughter ANNE MOSELEY, late wife of JOHN MOSELEY. Deed of Gift, dated 2 March 1774, of negroes, household goods, and stock. Wit: JOHN TODD, SOLMN. HIGGINS, JAMES STEWART. Recorded August Court 1774.
20 JAMES BAGLEY to son NICHOLSON BAGLEY. Deed of Gift, dated 14 April 1773, of a negro girl. If NICHOLSON BAGLEY die without issue to go, at my death, to LUCY McLAMORE NICHOLSON, REBECCA NICHOLSON, URBANE NICHOLSON, JOHN NICHOLSON, JAMES NICHOLSON, ARCHARBALD NICHOLSON, & DAVIS NICHOLSON. Recorded Aug. Court 1774. Wit: NATHL. HENDERSON, ABRAHAM MCLEMORE, ARCHARBALD NICHOLSON.
THE FOLLOWING IS NOT INCLUDED IN RECORD BOOK 2, but is placed here to show date of probate of Will of FRANCIS MABRY.
MINUTES OF BUTE COUNTY COURT OF PLEAS AND QUARTER SESSIONS, 1774-1778. August Court 1774.
The Last Will and Testament of FRANCIS MABRY, dec'd., was proved by the oaths of GREEN HILL, Esq., and WILLIAM SOLOMON, two of the witnesses, from which proof FRANCIS MABRY, JR., ANGELICA MABRY, AMEY RICHARDS, JESSE MABRY, ELIZABETH MABRY, and DAVID MABRY enter a Caveat . . , etc.
Will of FRANCIS MABRY will be found in Warren County, N.C., Will Book 4, page 101. It was recorded at Warren County April Court 1785: "This will having been proved in Bute Court formerly and never yet been admitted to record; it is ordered by the present Court to be recorded. Test: M. DUKE JOHNSON, C.C."
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