Some Edwards Deeds in North Carolina

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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