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|Various Sampson County Court Minutes ~ 1784-1800||Fran West Powell|
|These are select pages from Sampson County Court
Records, which may or may not have a date nor will some of the information
DEED: A deed from Thomas Gregory to James Spiller for 50 acres was proved
in open court and ordered registered.
TAX EXEMPTION: Ordered that Richard Dean, John Starling and Nathan Vicki
sr., aged and infirm men, be exempt in the future from paying a poll tax,
ard ~~also samuel Sellers, Sr.
DEED: A deed from William McClam to John Ward for 100 acres was proved in open court and ordered registered.
THREE CHILDREN: John Moss Jones, summoned to appear before this court on a charge instigated against him for bastardy, appeared and entered into bond in the sum of 300 pounds with. D~niel Culbreath and William Hair, approved securities, for the maintenance of Mld(jieEcm, Daisy and Annie, bastard children begotten on the body of Ann Daniels. Bond filed.
ORPHAN BOUND: Ordered that Unity Walters, an orphan girl about five years of age, be bound an apprentice to Hardy carrel until she attain to the age of 18 years to learn to spin, sew, read and write. He offers Fleet Cooper and William Vann as securities who are approved. Ordered that he enter into bond in the sum of 100 pounds. Bond filed.
ORPHAN BOUND: Ordered that william Atwell, an orphan boy about 11 years
old, be bound an apprentice unto Zebulon Hollingsworth until he attain
to the age of 21 years to learn the art and mystery of a shoe maker and
OVERSEER: Ordered that Thomas Carr be Overseer of the road in the room of Jesse Darden.
ORPHAN BOUND: Ordered that James Young, an orphan boy about 13 years
of age, be bound an apprentice to Samuel West for the term of seven years
to learn the art or mystery of a cooper and to read, write and cypher
WATKINS SURRENDERED: George Smith vs David Watkins and Samuel Williams:
Benjamin Easom as special bail for the appearance of David Watkins surrenders
him up to the court in discharge of himself.
CONSTABLE: Ordered that Philip Magee, son of William Magee, be Constable
in Capt. Magee's Company and that he qualify accordingly.
TAX EXEMPTION: Ordered thst Joseph Kelly, an aged and infirm man, be
exempt from a poll tax.
OVERSEER: Ordered that John Peterson be Overseer of the river in the room
DEEDS: A deed from Elisha Woodward to John Atkinson for 100 acres was
proved in open court and ordered registered.
A deed from Wright Ryal to John Strickland for 150 acres was proved in open court and ordered registered.
A deed of gift from John Ryal to his son, Wright Ryal, for goods and chattels was proved in open court and ordered registered.
A deed from Noah Barefoot to David Lee for 200 acres was proved in open court and ordered registered.
A deed from William McClam to Jesse Lee for 500 acres was proved in open court andprdered registered.
A deed from King Vann to Patrick Newton for 150 acres was proved in open c9urt and ordered registered.
A deed from Henry Holland to William Hobbs for 100 acres was proved in
open court and ordered registered.
BRADDY SURRENDERED: Samuel West vs John Braddy: Summers Enzor, as special bail for the defendant, surrenders him up in discharge of himself. Ordered that the Sheriff take him in custody.
SCARBROUGH SURRENDERED: State vs Michael Scarbrough: Lewis Holmes, as special bail for the appearance of the defendant, surrendered him to the court in discharge of himself. He is accordingly placed in the Sheriff's custody.
DEED: A deed from Benjamin Easom to Ephraim Ship for 80 acres was proved in open court and ordered registered.
TWO CHILDREN: A bond from Martha Wiggins with Roger Snell and John Roach securities, for the maintenance of two bastard children of which the said Martha hath been delivered, taken before Thomas Ivey and John Fort, Esquires, was returned by the said justices and ordered to be filed.
JURORS: Ordered that the sheriff summon the following persons as jurors for next court: Lewis Williamson, Joshua Tatum, William Boon, Marmaduke Ryal, Byus Boykin, Orson Bell, Micajah Bell, Wynne Nance, Kilbee Faison, Richard Salmon, Roger Snell, Samuel Oates, Joseph Turbeville, Rice Blackman, Isom Sellers, Nothiel Merrit, William Register, William Tucker, Benjamin Register, Sr., O. Holmes, silas Myhand, Southy Turlington, Jonathan Fryer, Charles Murphrey, Jacob Chesnutt, Sr., Hardy Stevens, Arthur Brown, Joshua Daughtry, Jacob Godwin, Jr., Bedredin Carraway, Sampson Lee, Noah Lee, Joab Blackman, Smith, Robert Butler, James Butler, Daniel Coor, Philip Magee, Benjamin Faircloth and Elijah Fisher.
JOHN PARISH RELEASED: Pursuant to a receipt issued to the Clerk of this court from Richard Clinton and Thomas Ivey, Esquires, two of the justices assigned to keep the peace and to do all other matters and things agreeable to the several laws of this state for the County of Sampson, the following is entered of record:
State of North Carolina, Sampson County, by Richard Clinton and Thomas Ivey, Esquires, two of the justices appointed to keep the peace and to do all other matters and things pursuant to the several laws of the said state in and for the said county.
To the Clerk of Sampson County, greetings: whereas John Seymore Parish
12 May 1789, Tuesday
Court met according to adjournment. Present: Richard Clinton, Richard Herring, Fleet Cooper, Laban Tayloe, Hardy Holmes, John Crumpler and Thomas Ivey, Esquires.
WEST vs EASOM: James Hest vs John Easom and others: Samuel Oates and Nathan Jones, special bail for John Easom, one of the defendants in this suit surrenders him up to the court in discharge of themselves. He, the said John Easom,is placed ln custody accordlngly
NO JAIL: The Sheriff protests against the want of a jail.
WARBERTON ORPHAN: Ordered that Ceila Warberton (an orphan girl of William Warberton, deceased), now about 12 years old, be bound to William Blocker until she attain the age of 18 years to learn the art and mystery of sewing and spinning, also to read and write. Ordered he give bond of 100 pounds for the performance of his duty in the trust reposed in him and tenders John Johnston as his surety. Bond filed. Ordered that the indenture be issued accordingly.
DUARK ORPHANS: Charles King is appointed guardian to Rhoda, Henry and Nancy Duark and tenders Stephen King as surety who is approved by thecourt. Ordered he enter into bond of 200 pounds for the faithful discharge of the trust reposed in him. Bond filed.
GRAND JURY: The Grand Jury impannelled and sworn: Shadrack Pugh, Foreman; William Hunnicut, William Williams, William Vann, Micajah Bell, Felix Bell, Jesse carrol, Byus'-soykIn, John Carrel, Jonathan McIllwinnen, Shadrack Cook, Sampson Lee, William Hobbs, Thomas Wiggins and Josiah Whitney.
CHILD: William Owens, having been convened before this court on a charge of begetting a bastard child on the body of Mary Davis, it is therefore ordered that the said William Owens pay unto the said Mary Davis the sum of 16 pounds including the expense of her lying in, for maintenance of the said bastard child from its birth to this date, and that he enter into bond of 200 pounds for the future maintenance of said child and keeping it from becoming chargeable to the parish. He tenders Sessoms Parker as his surety who is approved. Bond filed.
JOHN BRYANT vs JAMES GILBERT: Daniel Dudley, as special bail for the
ABSOLOM MERRIT vs ROBERT MERRIT: Henry Hollingsworth, Jr., and Levy Merrit,
JOYNER ORPHAN: Ordered that Benjamin Joyner, an orphan boy about 9 years
WLLIAMS' WILL: The last will and testament of William Williams was
DEED from Robert Merrit, Sr., to Kedar Bryan was acknowledged and ordered
LEE ESTATE: Noah Lee and Westbrook Lee, executors of the will of William
BREACH of PEACE: Reddick Gainey, Bennit Hill and Needham Thornton being
DEED from Joshua Chesnutt to John Smith was proved and ordered registered.
PUBLIC ORDINARY: Southy Fisher made application for a license to keep
OVERSEER: James Hollingsworth is appointed Overseer of the road in the
GODWIN ESTATE: By the court, Rachel Godwin, widow of Jonathan Godwin,
OVERSEER: Miles Murphrey is appointed Overseer of the road in the room of John Chesnutt.
John McIllwennin is Overseer of the road in the room of Hardy Holmes.
Samuel Oates is appointed Overseer of the road in the room of William Hobbs.
CHILD: Laban Tatum and William Blackburn having been heretofore bound
in recognizance to indemnify the county and wardens thereof from the damage
that may accrue for the maintenance of a child that Charity Elkins declares
she is pregnant with, they come into court and acknowledge the same. Ordered
that they, the said sureties, remain as such till the child
CONSTABLE: William Vann is appointed Constable for Vann' s district In
the room of Joshua Chesnutt, deceased, for 1791. Ordered he enter into
DEED from Thomas Carroll to Henry Lee was proved and ordered registered.
GRAND JURY being drawn, impannelled and sworn received their charge and
OVERSEERS: Ordered that David Clark be Overseer of the road in the room
GRIST and SAW MILL: Ordered that Mr. John Beck have leave to erect a
COURT PROCEDURE: Ordered that all appeals be tried on Wednesday, the
BLACKMAN ESTATE: Ordered that Mrs. Drusilla Blackman, widow of Stephen
DREW ORPHAN: Mr. Benjamin Turner came into court and prayed that Willis
LITTLE COHARY: Ordered that the following persons: John Parker, Sr.,
BUCHANNAN ESTATE: Rachel Buchannam, executrix of the will of Samuel
CHILD: James Hutson, who stands charged with having begotten a bastard
PATROLS: Ordered that Simon McClendon, William Williams and Charles Snell
NEW JUSTICE: Mr. John House came into court and was qualified as a Justice
GRIST MILL: Mr. Daniel Hicks hath leave to build a public grist mill
MERRIT ORPHAN:Jacob Herring, to whom William Merrit, a bastard child,
CHILD: Susanna Merrit came into court and refused to declare the reputed
CHILD: ordered that Zilpha Hair be allowed four pounds out of the estate
DEED from David Lee to David Lee, Jr., for 200 acres proved by oath of
BILL of SALE from Jesse Jernigan to Nehemiah Scott was proved by the
PARKER ORPHAN: capt. Laban Tatum came into court and prayed that John
GRAND JURY was impannelled, sworn and retired: Byus Boykin, foreman;
ADJOURNMENT: The court then adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock.
about the amount in his hands, the amount of property and interest being
SESSUMS ESTATE: Mary Sessums, widow of Richard Sessums, deceased, came
BARFOOT ESTATE: John Bryan, Esquire, returned into court an inventory
BALL ESTATE: Enoch Vann returned into court an additional account of
WORK EXEMPT: Ordered that Phillip Magee be exempted from work on the
COUNTY LINE SURVEY: Ordered that John Treadwell be allowed 24 shillings
CHILD: James Anderson was convened before this court being charged with
15 November 1797, Wednesday
The court met according to adjournment. The worshipful Thomas Sewell,
TAXABLES: Thomas Sewell, Esquire, returned to court the list of taxables
TAX RATES: Ordered that the county tax for 1797 be 18 shillings (pence?)
IVEY ESTATE: Ordered that Thomas Ivey, late sheriff, be allowed in his
ADJOURNMENT: Then the court adjourned till tomorrow 10 o'clock.
16 November 1797, Thursday
The court met according to adjournment. The worshipful David Dodd, Thomas Sewell, Samuel Slocumb, David Bunting and Sessums Parker, Esquires, present.
Written: 1792-1795 16 May 1792
Deed of CHARLES CHESTNUT, SR. to MORRIS DICKSON for 116 acres was proved in open court and ordered to be registered. 11 Nov. 1795 Deed of MAURICE DICKSON to SAMUEL PHILLIPS fore 192-1/2 acres proved by ENOCH HERRING. 11 Nov. 1795 JACOB CHESTNUT Jr. came into court and prayed leave to build a publick grist mill on his land that of MORRIS DICKSON across the Broad River.
Sept. 1, 1808
Edenton Gazette September 1, 1808
The following gentlemen have been elected to the General Assemly in the late election: Sampson County -- JOHN BLACKMAN, Senate; JESSE DARDEN and WILLIAM KING, Commons.
Aug. 24, 1819
Edenton Gazette August 24, 1819
ELECTION OF 1819 SAMPSON COUNTY JAMES HOLMES, Senate; ---- SELLERS and ---- SUTTON, Commons.
North Carolina Journal
November 22, 1826
SUPERIOR COURT OF CUMBERLAND -- Our Court is still in session. On Friday last came on the trial of DICK, a slave belonging to MR. WOLF of Sampson County, charged with the commission of a rape upon the person of a young white female. He was ingeniously and ably defended by LOUIS D. HENRY and ROBERT STRANGES, ESQS. The facts were proven to the satisfaction of the Jury, who on Saturday morning returned into Court with the verdict of guilty .-- The sentece of the Court was returned by JUDGE NORWOOD on Monday morning in a brief, but forcible and feeling manner. DICK is to be hanged in Cumberland County on the 9th of December. WM. T. PARKS was tried on Monday on a charge of perjury and was convicted. A motion was made yesterday for a new trial, but the opinion of the Court had not been pronounced when our paper went to press. The Case of the State Bank vs the Securites of RICHARD RAIFORD, late Cashier of the Fayetteville Branch of the Bank, will be taken up this day. HENRY SEAWELL, JAMES TAYLOR and GAVIN HOGG, ESQS. are Counsel for the Bank, while WILLIAM GASTON, JOHN D. TOOMER and L. D. HENRY, ESQS., appear for the Securities.
Aug. 20, 1842 August 20, 1842
Sampson County -- THOMAS BOYKIN, Senate; E. C. GAVIN, JOHN HERRING, Commons
Jan. 11, 1850
Charlotte Journal January 11, 1850
SUPREME COURT -- This Tribunal met in Raleigh on Monday, all the Judges in attendance. The following gentlemen have been admitted to Court Practice: Sampson County -- S. E. WILLIAMS and O. M. LEE.
Thurs. Oct. 20, 1859
North Carolina Argus October 20, 1859
BOLD R. HOOD of Clinton has received a patent for improvement of plows.
|Google Patents is the source for the next seven patent applications. http://www.google.com/patents/about?id=YMpGAAAAEBAJ&dq=Sampson+County+North+Carolina|
Method of identifying animals via universal identification scheme James S. Payne et al
Patent number: 6323771
The present disclosure involves a method of identifying animals involving the use of a universal identification scheme capable of identifying individual animals anywhere in the world such that data may collected for the animals over their entire life cycle.
Inventors: James S. Payne, John M. Semmer, John P. Weiser
DESIGN FOR A CABINET JOHN D. BUTLER
Patent number: D33195
TALLY-MACHINE W. BUTLER
Patent number: 1247635
COTTON-CHOPPER AZZERIAH D. EZZELL
Patent number: 696321
PLANT-PROTECTOR LEONARD J. MERRIMAN
Patent number: 617034
BIRD-CALL HARDY II
Patent number: 626827
IMPROVEMENT IN WATER-WHEELS Armstrong et al.
Patent number: 4963
Inventor: GEOKGE W. ARMSTRONG
Patent number: 31217
HAT-BRIM RICHARD ALEXANDER THRATT
Patent number: 819324
(End of Google Patents)
Source: The Standard Of Raleigh Of Aug. 14, 1861
Written: August 13, 1861 Recorded: August 14, 1861
The Standard of Raleigh of Aug. 14, 1861 ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE FOR ASSETS BY A degree of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Sampson County, the undersigned as Adm'r of CHARLES A. HARRISON will proceed to sell at the Court House door in the City of Raleigh on the 28th day of Sept., A.D., 1861, the following real estate, viz: one lot in the City of Raleigh known in the plan of said City as Lot No. 224, on which is situated a dwelling house. Also at the Court House door in town of Clinton, on the 1st day of October, the following land, viz.: the interest of sd. CHARLES A. HARRISON in one entry of land of 100 acres, entered by CURTIS GILBERT, adjoining the lands of J.R. BEAMAN, RICHARD WARREN, and JOHN GILBERT. Terms of Sale -- Twelve months credit, with interest from date, purchasers giving notes with approved security. August 13, 1861 J. R. BEAMAN, ADM'R and COMMR.
|Vestry Minutes 1785-1824||
|Vestry Minutes ( Wardens of the poor) Sampson Co. NC
1785-1824 C.R. 087 927.1
The wardens for the county of Sampson ,that Recording to adjournment
Ann Royall was bid off by Holly Strickland at L 11.19.
William Crus was bid off by William Strickland at 9-15.
May 4, 1805
Ann Ryals set up for the term of 12 months and was bid off by Holly Strickland.
William Scenes set up for 12 months and was bid off by William Strickland.
William Davis bid off by Holly Strickland.
Aug. term 1816
Ordered that Thomas Strickland, be allowed the sum of $30 for keeping
Betsy Fadger, 30
Nov. term 1816
Ordered that Jesse Strickland, be allowed the sum of $3 for carrying
an infant to Johnston Co.
Ordered that Jesse Strickland be allowed the sum of $5 for keeping Delila
Jones one month
MY NOTE: The saying "was bid off" means some one that was living
in the Poor House was
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