- 20 December 1749: Will of Thomas Smith planter
Wife: mentioned as mother of children, but not named (Note: from court records, Thomas's wife was apparently Elizabeth)
Sons: Basell Smith; Rigden Smith; Nathan Smith (Note: Rigden Smith was sometimes identified in deeds as Thomas Rigdon Smith)
Daus: Boneta Smith; Sarah Smith
To son Basell land held by mortgage from Lazarus Turner
To son Rigden land I now dwell on at Otter Creek, 640 a.
Wit: Jacob Miller, George Kernegay, George Fisher.
Proved 19 March 1750/1
Craven County, NC, Deed Abstracts, Deed Book I, Deed Book 5, 1707-1775, Book I, Weynette Parks Haun.