Excerpted and submitted by Barbara Boynton
"a." means "acres"
"adj." means "adjacent to"
"c/c" after someone's name means "Clerk of the Court"
"Extr" means "Executor"
"Wits." means "Witnesses"
|Bertie County, N. C. Deed Book H, p. 431|
John Edwards of Northampton Co. to William Jenkins April 16, 1756,
40 pds for 890 ac. adj. William Moor at Maherrin Creek, John Cotten.
Wit: William Winburne, Cullen Edwards.
N. C. Court May 11, 1756.
Peter Henly, C. J.
|Bertie, Northampton and Halifax Co. N. C.|
Will Book One-1759-1792, Will 3 p. 5
William Edwards 17 November 1775, June Court 1777
sons: John Edwards and Isac Edwards-plates, dishes, potts etc.
daughter Suley Edwards-plates, etc.
son Newit Edwards and daughter Mary Channel 5 shillings and no more
residue of estate to go to son John Edwards
Extr: my son John
Wits: George Barkley, Michael Deloatch
|Bertie County Deeds|
Deed Book H, p. 387
John Hill to Thomas Boswell, January 17, 1757
11pds for 200 a. +240
(1) adj. John Gray on Licking Branch, Henry Esmond at Turkey Swamp
(2) 240 a. adj John Edwards (dec?d).
Wit: B. Baker, Benj. Wynns
January Court 1757. Benj. Wynns c/c
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