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Vance County, North Carolina Records of Wills Index 1881-1916 Vol. A

Vance County Clerk of Superior Court Pages 1-547 Filmed 6.18.1969

Abstracted and contributed by Ginger Christmas-Beattie

 

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Surname Given Name Book Page Written Filed Notes
Barnard Maggie M. A 394-395 05 Feb 1900 22 May 1901 Margarite Moss
Barnes E. G. A 300-301 06 Jan 1898   Lizzie Barnes
Basket Joseph A 94-96 05 Apr 1881 20 Jun 1888 (of Granville Co. NC) Mary Basket
Baskett Joseph A 538-540 19 Mar 1904 31 Mar 1904 Lucy J. Basket
Baskett Mary E. A 140-141 15 Jun 1889 01 Jan 1892 children: Agnes A. Wiggins, Sallie M. Reavis, Robert E. Worthem, Rebecca W. Reavis
Beacon Mary A 383-385 12 Mar 1900   "my son Hamilton Beacon"
Beacon Robert A 379-382 17 Oct 1898   Mary Beacon
Beacons J. E. A 275-277 12 Jan 1897 05 Mar 1897 father Robert Beacons
Beacons Robert A 138 25 Nov 1891 15 Dec 1891 bro: Hamilton, John E., Thomas M. Beacons
Beacons Thomas N. A 197-199 13 Nov 1893 06 Mar 1894 bro: Hamilton Beacons lists many sis and bro
Bishop Mary A. A 491-501 16 Sep 1896 23 Aug 1902 (of Brooklin, Kings Co. NY) "my hisband Richard A. Bishop"
Bishop Richard A. A 440-442 21 Jun 1900 10 Jun 1902 Mary A. Bishop
Blacknall Caroline A 438-439 28 Dec 1898   sons: George, Henry, Charles (children of)
Blacknall Oscar W. A 475-477 11 Sep 1901   bro: Shields W. Blacknall
Blanks William L. A 177 14 Nov 1885 21 Jul 1893 son: James F. Blanks, William T. Blanks
Bobbitt C. J. A 268 05 Feb 1878 28 Sep 1896 Jaxey L. Bobbitt
Bobbitt Jaxie L. A 522-526 30 Apr 1903 22 Jul 1903 "my adopted daughter California Hays"
Boing A. H. A 218-219 04 Apr 1895 03 Jun 1895 bro: Demarcus L. Bowing M. T. Bowing 
Boothe John  A 100 12 Jun 1885   Amelia Boothe
Boyd C. S. A 216 07 Sep 1893 12 Jam 1895 dau: May
Boyd William H. A 200 14 Jan 1890 27 Apr 1894 Sarah Virginia Boyd
Brame Dellie A 209 42 Mar 1894 26 Nov 1894 sis: Maggie J. Brame
Brame James W. A 227   04 Sep 1895 dau: Lelia Emma Brame
Brame William L. A 14-15 01 Jan 1879 28 Mar 1882 Sarah E. Brame
Breedlove Emanuel  A 16-18   10 Dec 1881 (of Granville C. NC) wife mentioned but no name given.
Brodie E. G. A 152   23 Apr 1892 Jennie Brodie
Brodie Elizabeth A 243-244 01 Oct 1893 24 Apr 1896 son: Ben Brodie
Bullock Abram A 424-425 04 Nov 1901 23 Dec 1901 son: Lewis Bullock
Bullock Sarah A 203 13 Mar 1894 19 Oct 1894 sons: Coleman & Jefferson Bullock
Burdgess Louisa A 519-521 07 Mar 1903 03 May 1903 sis: Catherine Hawkins
Burgwyn J. A.  A 306-309 03 Jul 1897 08 Mar 1898 "children of George P. Burgwyn"
Burwell Sallie J. E. A 545 25 Jun 1898 08 Jun 1904 Joseph S. Burwell
Burwell Susan C. Est. A 286      
Cannon Edward Y. A 186-189 01 Oct 1885 28 Nov 1893 (of Richmond VA.) Mary G. Cannon
Cheatham Asenath F. A 78-80 22 May 1886 29 Mar 1887 W. A. Cheatam
Cheek Fritz. A. A 154 29 Sep 1892 10 Sep 1892 mother: Alice M. sis: Lucinda, Bettie & Alice
Cheek Wade H. A 336-337 09 Feb 1899   mother Mrs. Alice M. Cheek
Cheek William H. A 389-390 15 Mar 1901 01 Apr 1901 Olivia M. Cheek
Cheek William H. Jr. A 153 11 Jul 1892 18 Jul 1892 mother: Alice M. sis: Lucinda, Bettie & Alice
Clary Paul A 326-328 01 Mar 1897 01 Aug 1899 Elizabeth B. Clary son: Edmond B. Clary
Coghill James O. A 126-128 02 Jul 1890 05 Jan 1891 dau: Ann Elizabeth Hunt
Crockett Canary J. A 535-537 11 Jan 1904 29 Apr 1904 Robert A. Crocket
Crozinr Sarah Ann A 478-480 22 Oct 1900 02 Apr 1903 daus: Isabella, Emma
Cruduh J. B. A 312-313 22 Sep 1896 27 Jan 1899 wife Ellen Meshew Cruduh
Cunningham W. A. A 531-534 06 Jun 1903 17 May 1904 Mary E. Cummingham
Curtis Jim A 349 25 Jul 1900 04 Mar 1901 sis: Millie Simmons
Cutts Mary Ann A 59-60 28 Sep 1866 04 Jan 1886 (of Granville Co. NC) Robert B. & Mary F. Morgan
Davis Ellie W. A 469-470 26 Jun 1901   Owen Davis
Debream Thomas C. A 298 05 Mar 1889 02 Dec 1897 Bettie D. Debream
Dickie William A 527-530 05 May 1899 28 Apr 1900 sons: George & David
Eaton Thomas A 366-368 31 Jan 1894   sons: Thomas S., James Y., Allen P Eaton
Edmunds Sarah E. A 180-182 16 Feb 1893 23 May 1893 several petitions to locate the next of kin to Sarah E. Edmunds are posted.
Edward Sally A 51-52   04 Feb 1886 Willie, Fain, Nester, Alexander, Elen Short
Edwards John L. B. A 417-419 12 Jan 1901   James L. Edwards
Ellington George W. A 280-281 07 Mar 1891 28 Sep 1895 Mary W. Ellington
Ellington William N. A 488-490 17 Jan 1902 16 May 1903 son: W. N., Ennis M., O. V. Ellington dau: Mary E. Thruman, Carrie J. Crocket
Fain Susan M. A 1-4   21 Sep 1881  
Falkner Henry W. A 467-468 02 Jan 1902   son: William Rex Falkner
Falkner James H. A 102-103 06 Mar 1884 28 Dec 1888 gr-son: William Thomas Perdue
Faulkner Hattie A. A 190-191 07 Mar 1893 04 Jan 1894 T. Y. Faulkner
Fleming John A 142-144 05 Oct 1880 06 Jan 1892 Delilah M. Fleming
Floyd James T. A 373-375 11 Jan 1890   son: Henry D. Floyd daus: Ellen, Mary & Florene
Ford T. W. A 338-339 15 Dec 1897   Sallie W. Ford
Foster Lucy E. A 75-76 25 Aug 1886 19 Sep 1886 sis: Louisa J. Blacknall & Virginia H. Cooke
Fox William A 67-68 30 Jan 1886 05 Oct 1886 Emma Fox
Fox William O. A 90-91 26 Apr 1887 23 Aug 1887 son: Albert E. Fox
Garrott John W. A 346-348 18 Feb 1893 15 Jan 1900 Martha
Gill O. E. A 447-451     "my beloved husband James A. Gill"
Gilliam Martha A 135 12 Nov 1890   son: John Gilliam
Green William A 172-174 17 Dec 1892 05 May 1893 "Lucy M. Smith my adopted daughter"
Gregory John W. A 201-202 26 Oct 1894 07 Nov 1894 Cora Gregory
Grenwick Agnes A 133 01 Oct 1881 07 May 1891 niece: Elizabeth O. Newton
Grissom Effie A 396-399 11 Oct 1900 30 Jul 1902 Ann Eliza Grissom
Grissom L. T. A 169-171 12 Sep 1893   Martha Ann Grissom
Grissom Lucilla A 196 21 Nov 1890 24 Jan 1894 "my nephew William Grisson"
Grissom Polly A 194 21 Nov 1890 24 Jan 1894 "my nephew William Grisson"
Haithcock Eaton A 228-230 27 Nov 1894 30 Sep 1895 Caroline H. Haithcock
Hardie Walter Est. A 241-242 21 Nov 1890 31 Jul 1895 D. W. Hardie & Emma Hardie test
Hardy Thomas A. A 426-437 23 Aug 1876 15 Nov 1901 (of Norfork Co. VA) Elizabeth M. Hardy
Hargrove Charles H. A 56-57   13 May 1880 brother Hartwell W. Hargrove
Hargrove H. W. A 136-137 03 Dec 1884 1891 sons: Joseph P. dau: Sallie E. Baker, Mary J. Robards
Hargrove John A 350-364 24 Nov 1891   son: Charles daus: Olina & Mollie
Hargrove Tazwell L. A 456-459 08 Aug 1881 20 Dec 1899 Mary L. Hargrove
Harris Eliza A 404-407 31 Oct 1896 13 Jul 1899 daus: Octavia A. Duke, Mary Best, Lena E. Mabry
Harris George A. A 471-474 26 Mar 1891 10 Mar 1903 dau: Rosa F. Hamel
Harris Isabella M. A 302-303 1895 11 Jan 1898 bro: Clifton L. Harris
Harris John F A 420423 02 Apr 1891 05 Dec 1901 Jennie Yancey Harris
Harris Nannie L. A 239-240 31 Jul 1895   "for my sister Jennie's two boys"
Harris Richard W. A 148-149 11 Jul 1877 19 Feb 1892 sis: Sarah W. Gooch mentions: bros: Thomas D. & Benjamin F. Harris
Harris William A. A 23-25 23 Jun 1880 02 Jan 1883 Amanda M. Harris
Harris William F. A 310 09 Sep 1889 12 Apr 1898 mother Mrs. Willie M. Harris
Hedgpette James E. A 245-246 29 Jul 1894 29 Apr 1896 Sallie A. Hedgpette
Henry P. T. A 166-167 15 Feb 1887 10 Mar 1893 Lucy C. Henry
Hester Mary A. A 73-74   3 Jan 1885 (of Granville Co. NC) dau: Emma
Hicks E. W. A 289-298 09 Mar 1892 23 Nov 1897 dau: Indiana F. Hicks
Hicks Samuel Simpson A 10-11 30 Jul 1879 12 Jan 1882 (of Granville Co. NC) Benjamin W. Hicks
Hight Hartwell H. A 53-55 18 Feb 1879 28 Dec 1885 Louisa H. Hight
Hight William M. A 83-85 30 Dec 1883 21 Jul 1887 Paulina Hight
Hines Sophie C. A 452-455 03 Jun 1899 09 Apr 1902 dau: Irene C. H., Mattie, son: Edward, Thomas Elliott
Hines Thomas C. A 104-105 16 Jul 1886 26 Sep Sophia C. Hines [more info on p.120]
Hines Thomas C. A 104-105 16 Jul 1886 26 Sep Sophia C. Hines [more info on p.104-105]
Hood Mrs. M. S. A 300 09 Dec 1897    
Hood S. M. A 299 23 Aug 1897   dau: Emma F. Hood Mrs. M. F. Hood
Hughes S. R. A 112-113 08 Nov 1889 29 Jan 1890 "Betty Blacknall colored woman living with me"
Hunt Elizabeth Jane A 369-372 18 May 1899   Joseph Skidmore Hunt
Hunt John Leigh A 116-117 05 Jun 1890   Rosa Raney Hunt
Jackson Matilda F. A 217 08 Mar 1890   son: William A. W. Jackson daus: Matilda F. Duke, Geneva F. Brame, Arilla A. Timberlake
Jacobs John C. A 65-66 10 Mar 1882 03 Oct 1886 (of Northampton Co. NC) Frances Bishop Jacobs
James Lucinda J. A 257-260 08 Nov 1892   son: John F. James
Jones Sylvia A 271-272 09 Feb 1897 20 Feb 1897 Willie Tinsby
Kales Alfred M. J. A 411-414 10 Feb 1891   (of Guilford Co. NC) dau: Kate
Kales Effie Henderson  A 408-410 10 Mar 1896   son: A. H. Kales
Key Philip B. A 282-285 16 Jun 1891 02 Apr 1897 Anna T. Key
Kittle Lewis H. A 39-45 16 Aug 1884 04 Nov 1884 Elizabeth J. Kittle
Knott David W. A 315-316 05 Jul 1896 04 May 1899 son: Stephen G. Knott, David V. Knott dau: Julia H. Davis
Knott Fielding A 503-518 05 Apr 1883   mentions wife and children but no names.
Langford John D. A 445-446 01 Oct 1873   Martha E. Langford son: Lewis H. Langford
Langford Martha E. A 443-444 30 May 1893 02 Jun 1902 daus: Martha A. Stainback, Sarah Ellen Evans, Rosa V. Paschall
Lassiter Lonea A 183-184 1890 06 Nov 1893 son: W. C. Lassiter daus: Mattie, Jan, Fanny & Mollie
Lewis Pattie A. A 376-378 12 Dec 1899   nephew: R. G. Lewis
Lewis William H. A 208 08 Apr 1893 22 Nov 1894 mentions wife not by name Thomas S. Eaton as Executor.
Long M. E. A 460-461 15 Aug 1891 03 Nov 1902 dau: Ellen W. Daniel
Mann Isham A 134 18 Jul 1890 15 Aug 1891 dau: Henrietta Mann see p.163
Mann Isham A 163 18 Jul 1890 15 Aug 1891 dau: Henrietta Mann see p.134
Marrow Henry A 415-416 04 Jul 1899 Sep 1901 (of Granville Co. NC) dau: Sarah Epper
Marrow John A 210-211 26 Jan 1894 26 Nov 1894 son: Johnson daus: Mary, Martha, Adeline
Martin Walter K. A 462-463 02 Apr 1876 10 May 1886 (of Richmond VA) Bettie J. Martin
McCracken C. L. A 311 05 Jun 1895 10 Aug 1898 wife: Frances A. McCracken sis: Ella S. Williams, Libby M., Mary E.
McDowell Nina A 114-115 03 Jun 1890 26 Jul 1890 sis: Margaret L. Sugg & Mary L. Howell
Montgomery Georginia Agusta A 87-89 01 Jul 1887 23 Aug 1887 dau: Hemritta Hines, Mary Reid, Margaret Wood, Janett Wood; sons: John Thomas Montgomery & Peter Alexander Montgomery
Moss Thomas A 28   03 Jan 1883 dau. Levinia Frances Reavis; sis: Betty & Julia.
Nickols James H. A 164-165 29 Dec 1890 27 Jan 1893 Elizabeth M. Nichols
Norwood Elizabeth H. A 121-123 28 Feb 1883   dau: Nancy Overby
Oberby Mary A 328-330 02 Jun 1899   William J. Overby
Overton D. D. A 304   24 Jul 1897 Minerva A. Overton
Overton Martha A. A 305 18 May 1896 18 Jan 1898 "my nephew Jerome Washington Overton (son of my brother E. H. Overton)"
Pape John A 247-254 09 Apr 1896 29 Apr 1897 (of Henrico Co. AV) bro: George Pape
Parham Jasper H. A 301-302   10 Apr 1898 Lucinda K. Parham
Parham Missouri A. A 482-487 28 Apr 1902 17 Mar 1903 son: J. W. Parham
Parry Warren A 110-111 No Date 28 Dec 1889 Lucy Perry
Paschall Eleanor A 61-62 17 Apr 1878 04 Jan 1886 (of Warren Co. NC) son: Richard H. H. Paschall
Perkinson Ransom A 220-221   03 Jun 1895 son: Andrew J. Perkinson dau: Mary Ann Frances Thomas
Perry Redding A 334-336 18 Jan 1896 10 Feb 1896 wife Fannie C. Perry chil: Sarah, Mary, Redding, Isabella Perry, Bennett Perry
Phelps W. A. A 63-64 01 Sep 1885 09 Aug 1886 Cora Phelps
Pleasant Mary J. A 541-454 13 Feb 1894 11 Jul 1904 John Wesley Pleasant
Plummer Alfred M. Dr. A 145 31 Jan 1891 25 Jan 1892 children: Anna E. Love, G. K. & H. F. Plummer, Mary A. Harris
Plummer Thomas A 155 20 Mar 1892 29 Sep 1892 James K. Plummer & Henry F. Plummer
Powell Enock A 124-125     dau: Rutha son: Enock
Reavis Lewis A 26-27 17 Feb 1876 08 Jan 1883 (of Granville Co. NC) Mary Reavis
Rice John W. A 192-193 02 Feb 1888 19 Jan 1894 Hattie Rice son: James P. Rice
Rose Mary J. A 212-215 24 Apr 1894 12 Jan 1895 W. W. Rose
Rowland G. H. A 391-393 18 Jan 1901 28 Mar 1901 Cathren J. Rowland
Rowland Horace H. A 81-82   08 Jul 1886 Martha W. Rowland
Royster Thomas S. A 314 23 Jul 1886   Sallie Royster
Rudd James G. A 131-132 13 Jul 1891 29 Apr 1891 Lists grandchildren
Satterwhite Elijah A 69-71 16 Oct 1886 25 Oct 1886 dau: Emma Satterwhite
Scanlan Eugene A 9   01 Mar 1881 Margaret Scanlan
Sims Benjamin Y. A 261-267 11 Nov 1893   dau: Carrie B. Stane
Sims Martha A 35   21 Mar 1886 dau: Luct Ann Sims son: Benjamin L. Sims
Smerdon Casherine A 46-47 02 Feb 1885 13 Apr 1886 George Smerdon
Sneed Alex A 481 06 Feb 1879 02 Apr 1903 Baldy Henderson. Peter Henderson
Sneed W. M. A 231 28 Jun 1886   sis: Mary B. Neely formerly Mrs. Mary B. McCann (in Shelby Co. TN)
Sneed William M. A 231-238 28 Jun 1886 01 Feb 1895 father W. M. Sneed Sr.
Southerland Solm Sr. A 92-93 28 Dec 1882 18 Jun 1888 C. A. Southerland
Stainback Thomas A 400-401 04 Mar 1901   dau: Delia sons: John & Joseph
Stallings Lou C. A 330-333 02 Jan 1892   Theopolus Stallings dau: Bettie C. Jones
Stare Daniel G. A 48-49 15 May 1883 15 Dec 1886 sons: Wm. M, Daniel B., Thomas A.; Daus: Harriett Baker, Sallie R. Hight, Mary L. Fuller, Betty A. Stone & Lucy F. Stone.
Stewart Elizabeth A 106-107 18 Feb 1884 05 Apr 1889 Z. T. Garrott [relationship unknown]
Stewart William C. A 37-38   18 Feb 1884 Elizabeth P. Stewart
Sugg Joseph E. A 365 05 Feb 1899   intended wife May Ada Heame
Thomas Annie B. A 269-270 13 Aug 1896 16 Feb 1897 daus: Bettie A., Mary B., Bettie B., Kate O., Annie B., Lillie. sons: John F., George B., Plue H., Walter B., W. Irving, James H., Daniel Han
Thomas John T. A 97-98 11 Dec 1879 02 Apr 1888 (of Granville Co. NC) Anne B. Thomas
Towns Charner A 108 15 May 1889   Rosa Towns
Towns Janette A 33-34 24 Apr 1877 07 May 1883 (of Granville Co. NC) Charner Towns
Tucker John H. Dr. A 344-345 07 Aug 1897 08 Mar 1900 wife Willie H. Tucker
Twisdale Green A 146-147 16 Jul 1890 02 Feb 1892 son: J. William Twisdale dau: Lucy A. Paschall
Wade William H. A 320-325 03 Oct 1889   Anna Wade chil: Moses, Robert V., Benjamin F., Margaret F. Hight, Sallie J. White, Mildred Wade, Pattie Albright, Mary E. Wright
Walden  Ada Crawford A 273-274 24 Feb 1897   "beloved mother Flora Walden"
Watkins Charles A 222-226 08 Apr 1891 05 May 1895 (of Richmond VA.) Virginia R. Watkins
Watkins Edmund W. A 19-22   09 Dec 1880 (of Warren Co. NC) Minerva Watkins
Watkins Susan E. A 129-130 21 Aug 1888 21 Jan 1891 sis: Roxanna H. Howard
Watkins Warner M. A 206-207 01 Sep 1891 09 Oct 1894 (of Caswell Co. NC) Kate A. Watkins
Watson John A 340-343 11 Dec 1884   (of Warren Co. NC) Mary G. Watson [very light ink]
White Mary E. A 12-13 26 Nov 1874 01 Mar 1882 (of Granville Co. NC) James B. White
Williams Ellen A 288   15 Jul 1897 mother V. P. Williams
Wilson Samuel P. A 255-256 01 Apr 1878 09 Oct 1887 Martha Wilson
Winder John C. A 317-319 20 Mar 1890   Octavia
Wood Wilmot A 175-176 21 Jun 1893 10 Jul 1893 Rachel Wood
Woodley David H. A 386-388 01 Dec 1899   bros: Thomas, Marcus, Palmer sis: Mary
Woodliff Polly A 5-8   30 Sep 1881 Irving E. Woodliff
Wyebe Mary V. Will A 278-279 15 Aug 1889 05 Apr 1897 "my neice Sylvinia Hood"
Yancey John G. A 30-32 07 Apr 1883 03 May 1883 sis: Lucy Y. Hunter & Mary G. Hill
Yancey R. E. A 150-151 27 Mar 1888 17 Mar 1892 Pattie F. Young
Young Pattie Harris A 157-162 19 Oct 1892 28 Oct 1892 "my best friend and cousin James A. Young" aunt: Ann Wiggins
Young William A 168 14 Aug 1888   Annie E. Young

 

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