|Land Deed||10 Oct 1766||Bute County, North Carolina, USA|
|~Recorded in Bute Count Deed Book 1, p. 203 for 10 Oct 1766 is: “JOHN SMITH & ELIZABETH,|
his wife, of Bute Co., to ROBERT WILLIAMS, of Granville Co. 60 Pds. Va. money for 593 A. in Bute
Ce. on BS Wevers Creek, adj. SIMON WILLIAMS & GENDEN, a grant to JOHN SMITH i Oct. 1762.
Wit: JAS. BASKETT, ASHKENAZ WILLIAMS, WILLIAM ELLIS. Ack: Bute October Court 1766, by
JOHN SMITH & ELIZABETH, his wife, she having been first privately examined by JAMES
RANSOM,Esq., BEN McCULLOCH, C.C. Reg: 22 January 1767, by WILLIAM JOHNSON, P.R.”
|WILL||1787||Franklin County, North Carolina, USA|
|Will of JOHN SMITH - Occupation listed as miller. - Son, BENJAMIN|
SMITH, negro girl, EADY; son JOHN SMITH, 40 acres for life and
after his death to go to son JOSEPH SMITH, negro boy PETER; son
JOSEPH SMTIH, all the land whereon I now live lying on the east
side of my land, adjoining the mill, negro girl, NAN; wife,
ELIZABETH, the plantation and 1/2 profits of mill; son, WILLIAM
SMITH, all land on east side of mill creek, except the 3 acres
named above, which is where he now lives, negro girl JANE.
daughter, HANNAH HAWKIN LOCKHART, negro man PERRY; daughter,
MARGARET SMITH, negro boy STEPHEN; daughter MARTHA ROGERS, negro
boy DUDLEY; daughter, JUDITH PRIDDIE, negro woman GREAT ROSE;
daughter LUCY HANCOCK, negro girl ANNE; daughter MARY COOPER,
negro girl LITTLE ROSE; wife, ELIZABETH, lend negro man NED, then
to son JOSEPH; residual heirs, all my children or their
representatives, except the 3 granddaughtes: TISSUE OVERTON,
TABITHA OVERTON, SELAH OVERTON, to have an equal share with
the children "as if they were children and not grandchildren"
(their mother is deceased). Extrs, wife, ELIZABETH HAWKINS SMITH,
son BENJAMIN SMITH, son-in-law JOHN ROGERS.
August 9, 1787. His mark.
Witnesses B. SEAWELL, RICHARD WRIGHT, JAMES DEBORD.
There is a note appended to the will: give to son JOSEPH SMITH
the mill bought from JOSEPH GILL. January 1, 1788.
Witnessed JOSEPH GILL.
Franklin Co., Will Book B, p. 55
|John Smith will 1787 Franklin County, North Carolina
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|Death||1787||Franklin County, North Carolina, USA|
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|Person ID||I78681||Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt|
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|Father||John Smith d. 1764, Halifax County, Virginia, USA|
|Mother||Margaret, b. c 1700 d. c 1763 (Age ~ 63 years)|
|Family ID||F55977||Group Sheet | Family Chart|
|Family||Elizabeth Hawkins d. 1793, Franklin County, North Carolina, USA|
|Family ID||F28796||Group Sheet | Family Chart|
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