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========================================================================= DOC#: 031 ST: NC CNTY: CUMB, PG: 1 of 1 EVENT: Cemet,Census,Court,Geneal,IGI,Land,Marriage,Milit,Probate,Will SOURCE1: The Compiled Records of CUMBERLAND County North Carolina. SOURCE2: (Part 2 of 6) AUTHOR: PUB: Collected by: John E. Cain NOTES: 1211 Maritime Ln.; Wylie, TX 75098 DATE: 91/12/23 LOCATION: CAT#: ======================================================================== The data in this document is a compilation of various records that have been collected concerning this county. It is by no means complete. The format of this document is as follows: CEMETERIES - CENSUS - US, State, Territorial, Tax lists, slave, COURT - All relevant court documents except probate. GENEALOGIES - IGI - Data from the LDS IGI files. IMMIGRANTS - passports, etc LAND - Claims, Grants, Patents, Lotteries, Deeds, etc. MARRIAGES - From county records, genealogies, IGI, etc. MILITARY - Rosters, Records, Pension, DAR, etc. PROBATE - Wills, Minutes, Guardian, Inventory and Accounts, etc. MISCELLANEOUS - Bible Records, Newspapers, Church, County History, Historical Accounts. Data in Brackets indicates source, ex: [LDS #0158333] SPECIAL NOTES: ======================================================================== >>>>> Record Begins <<<<< ======================================================================== ************************************************************************ COURT ************************************************************************ BOOK A - October 1755 - April 1759 (First volume) ----------------------------------- Oct 1755 . Will [Scaife] to GILBERT SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. JOHN SMITH apptd commisioner for Yadkin road to Newberry's Mill. Deed: DAVID SMITH to John Stewart acknowledged. JOHN SMITH, John Hurd, (Archd McKay crossed out), William Gilmore commisioners for the Yadkin Road from the Upper part of the county leading to New berry Mill. Deed: DAVID SMITH to John Stewart acknowledged. 20 Jan 1756 . DAVID SMITH and JOHN SMITH apptd. Jurors. 21 Jan 1756 . Marks and Brands recorded by DANIEL SMITH & JOHN SMITH 22 Jan 1756 . DAVID SMITH and Saml. Kennedy, securities for Richd. Tredaway. JOHN SMITH, Marks and Brands recorded. 23 Jan 1756 . DAVID SMITH appeared at his own recognizance - discharged after paying fine. ROBERT SMITH appeared at his own recognizance - discharged after paying fine. Jul 1756 . MALCOM SMITH M S to Danl. McNeill 20 Jul 1756 . DAVID SMITH, a grand juror. DAVID SMITH, Deed of gift to David Kennedy acknowledged. MALCOM SMITH, a grand juror. 21 Jul 1756 . KATHERINE SMITH granted adm on estate of GILBERT SMITH, blacksmith, her late husband. Securities: Alexander McNeill and Duncan Brown. 22 Oct 1756 . Deed: DAVID SMITH to Richd. Tredaway acknowledged. 18 Jan 1757 . KATHERINE SMITH, widow of GILBERT SMITH, granted permission to sell the perishable estate of her late husband. Deed: DAVID SMITH to William Joyner acknowledged. 19 Jan 1757 . DAVID SMITH, a grand juror. Suit: DAVID SMITH vs. Robert Love. Defendant granted an appeal to the next Superior court to be held for the counties of New Hanover, Onslow and Bladen. 21 Jan 1757 . Duncan McClearen granted adm. on the estate of Angus McEachren; Sec: Hugh Brown and MALCOM SMITH. DAVID SMITH granted adm. on the estate of DANIEL SMITH; Securities: Hector McNeill and Samuel Howard, esq. 20 Apr 1757 . Neil McNeill lic. to keep an ordinary at his abode. Sec: Hector McNeill and JOHN SMITH. 21 Apr 1757 . Deed: NICLOS SMITH to Henry Guest [JOHN SMITH crossed out in original] acknowledged. 20 Jul 1757 . Suit: Duncan McClearen vs. Stephen Gardner. Jurors: Archibald McNeill, MALCOM SMITH and others. 21 Jul 1757 . Suit: Love vs. Swindell. Evidences sworn: ...DAVID SMITH.... Suit: Mathew Hardy vs Richard Tredaway. Juror: ...MALCOM SMITH.. William Roberds lic to keep an ordinary at his house. Sec: John Stewart and JOHN SMITH. 22 Jul 1757 . Suit: The Justices and Hector McNeill vs Mathew Hardy. Juror: MALCOM SMITH.... 19 Jan 1758 . Deed: David Kennedy to DAVID SMITH proved by ROBERT SMITH. 20 Jan 1758 . Suit: The Justices and Gabrill Reagains vs. Archibald Booth. Jurors: ROBERT SMITH.... Suit: Robert Rowan vs William Hall. Jurors: ROBERT SMITH... Deed: Richard Tredaway to DAVID SMITH proved by ROBERT SMITH. ROBERT SMITH, a juror. ROBERT SMITH and DAVID SMITH, jurors. 18 Apr 1758 . Will of DAVID SMITH recorded. Thomas Gibson, James Niclos, and ROBERT SMITH then qualified as executors and were granted testementary letters. 19 Jul 1758 . JOHN SMITH, a petit Juror. Thomas Gibson and ROBERT SMITH executors of the will of DAVID SMITH produced an inventory of the estate of said SMITH. 20 Jul 1758 . JOHN SMITH, a juror. 18 Oct 1758 . JOHN SMITH, a juror. 19 Oct 1758 . HUGH SMITH, a juror. 20 Oct 1758 . ROBERT SMITH, a juror. Richard Braswell vs the executors of DAVID SMITH. Same jury except Martin Trantham in place of ROBERT SMITH. Suit: Executors of DAVID SMITH vs. Andrew Kennaday. Suit: Martain Trantham vs Aran Sherad. Juror: ROBERT SMITH. 16 Jan 1759 . Deed: William Mires to JOHN SMITH proved by Joel McClendon. MALCOM SMITH, a juror. Deed: DAVID SMITH to Bray Hairgrove, proved by Duncan McLearn. 17 Apr 1759 . JOHN SMITH, a juror. 19 Apr 1759 . Suit: William Dawson vs William Johner. JOHN SMITH, a Juror. BOOK B - July 1759 - Aug 1765 ------------------------------- 19 Jul 1759 . Deed: Archibald McNeil to Neil Graham, proved by MALCOM SMITH. 20 Jul 1759 . Deed: Matthew Rayford to Mr. Thos. Gibson proved by ROBERT SMITH . 20 Jul 1759 . Matthew Rayford and wife Judith to Thos Gibson proved by ROBERT SMITH. Suit: Richard Braswell vs the executors of DAVID SMITH. Petty Jury for the Supreme Court: MALCOM SMITH. Deed: ROBERT SMITH to Plunkett Ballard ack. 17 Oct 1759 . Deed: William Carver to William Dregger is proved by JOHN SMITH. 19 Aug 1760 . Bond from Hector McNeill, Gilbert Clark, Thos Gibson, Alexr McAlister, MALCOM SMITH, Archibald McKay, John Patterson, Dushie Shaw, Neil McNiell, Archibald Boue, Anguish Colbreath and John McPherson to the Rev. James Campbell for f100 proc. yearly and every year during faithful ministry among them proved by Archibald McNeill. JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. 20 Aug 1760 . Deeds (2): William Dawson, esq and wife Frances to JOHN SMITH one for 200a and one for 308a ack. Deeds (3): Gideon Allen and wife Elizabeth to JOHN SMITH for 100a ack. Another for 300a ack. Another for 232a. 18 Nov 1760 . MALCOM SMITH, a grand juror. 20 Nov 1760 . JOHN SMITH qualified as executor in the estate of Edward Connor. 17 Feb 1761 . A road to be laid out from the Sandy Bluff to the boundaries of the county called the Back Road down to SMITH'S BLUFF. 18 Feb 1761 . JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. 20 Feb 1761 . Daniel McGill, Daniel Munrow and MALCOM SMITH, 3 jurors, fined 10s each for non-attendance. 19 Aug 1761 . JOHN SMITH, a petty juror. 20 Aug 1761 . Deed: Jacob Barnes and wife Mary to Jacob Rogers proved by ROBERT SMITH. JOHN SMITH to be taken from his mother Elinor Finnison, and brought to next court to bound out as an apprentice. 21 Aug 1761 . Richard Blalock a Juror. Deeds (2): Hector McNeill, atty for Duncan Campbell to Richard Blalock, ack. JOHN SMITH, a juror. 18 Feb 1762 . On motion of Mr. Burgwin, Walter Gibson, Mary Gibson, and ROBERT SMITH granted adm. on the estate of Thomas Gibson. 18 May 1762 . Inv. of est. of Thomas Gibson given into ct. by Walter Gibson and ROBERT SMITH, two of the admrs. 19 May 1762 . HUGH SMITH, a juror. JOHN SMITH a security for William Pickett and wife Mourning. 20 May 1762 . Suit: The King vs. Moses Bass. JOHN SMITH sec. for Moses Bass. 17 Aug 1762 . Deed: Joel McClendol to WILLIAM SMITH proved by Thomas Collins. JOHN SMITH, sec. for John Gardner. Petty Jurors: JOHN SMITH, NICHOLAS SMITH. 18 Aug 1762 . Deed: Samuel Kennedy to ROBERT SMITH proved by Joshua Guest. 16 Feb 1763 . HUGH SMITH, a grand juror. 18 Feb 1763 . Road overseers: John Donahoe ...from there to SAND HILL SMITH'S; JOHN SMITH from there to the upper end of the county. 17 May 1763 . Deeds (5): JOHN SMITH to Thomas Felps, ack. 18 May 1763 . HUGH SMITH, a petty juror. RICHARD SMITH, a grand juror. 20 May 1763 . Robert Love apptd overseer of the road to be laid out from SMITH 'S POND place to Love's ford on Little River. 16 Aug 1763 . Bond from MALCOM SMITH (and several others) to the REV. Mr. James Campbell proved by Patrick Munrow. Deed: William Pace to RICHARD SMITH proved by John Bettis. 19 Aug 1763 . Suit: The King vs William Robards. William Robards ack himself indebted to the King in the sum of L50. Securities: etc, ...on condition that said William Robards keep the peace, especially to ROBERT SMITH and appear in next court. 16 Nov 1763 . Ordered that road be laid off from Archibald McNeill's on Lower Little River to the county line leading to John Johnes' ford on Deep River. To work road: PETER SMITH. 17 Nov 1763 . Deed: JOHN SMITH and wife SARAH to William Morris ack. JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. 18 Nov 1763 . A road to be laid off from John Martinleir's ford on the Cape Fear River to Archibald McNeill's on Lower Little River. ROBERT SMITH to work. 22 Feb 1764 . Deed: JOHN SMITH to Isaac Hall proved by William Morgin. ROBERT SMITH a grand juror. Marks and Brands recorded by PETER SMITH. ROBERT SMITH given a lic. to keep a public ferry over the NW branch of the Cape Fear River at the place where he now lives. Sec: John Armstrong and Gilbert Clark. 16 May 1764 . Deeds (5): Thomas Felps and wife Jean to ALEXANDER SMITH proved by John Stewart. JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. NICHOLAS SMITH, a petit juror. JOHN SMITH, a petit juror. Deed: Edward Narremoure to NICHOLAS SMITH, ack. Deeds: Thomas Felps and wife Jean to ALEXANDER SMITH proved by John Stewart. 17 May 1764 . A road to be laid off from Sandy Bluff to Peter Lord's ferry along the back road by Duncan McLeron's. All the hands living back of the river road to maintain it. DAVID SMITH. Order of last court appointing a road from Johnston co. line amended: ROBERT SMITH apptd overseer in place of Thomas Felps. 18 May 1764 . Richard Blalock, a juror. 22 Aug 1764 . ROBERT SMITH, a grand juror. Deed: George Stroud to William Queen proved by JOHN SMITH. 23 Aug 1764 . A road to be laid off from SAND HILL JOHN SMITH'S to Joel McLendol's mill to Deep River road abt 3 miles below Dunham's Creek. DAVID SMITH to work road from county line to Barbecue. Deeds (5): Thomas Felps and wife Jean to ALEXANDER SMITH proved in last court ack by said Jean. 21 Nov 1764 . ROBERT SMITH, a grand juror. A road to be laid off from SANDHILL SMITH'S as apptd last court: Jury: WILLIAM SMITH, SR, JOHN SMITH, NICHOLAS SMITH. Lewis Barge and ALEXANDER SMITH lic. to keep ordinaries at their respective houses. 23 Nov 1764 . A road to be laid off from Dugald Campbell's on Black River and the road that leads to Peter Lord's ferry. Hugh Bean to continue overseer. Jury: DAVID SMITH. 19 Feb 1765 . Deed: JOHN SMITH and wife SARAH to John Stanton proved by James Cheney. JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. 21 Feb 1765 . ROBERT SMITH granted lic. to keep and ordinary in his dwelling house. 23 Feb 1765 . A road to be laid off from Col. SAMUEL SMITH'S road to the River Road. ALEXANDER SMITH to work. ALEX SMITH a juror. 21 May 1765 . Deeds [2]: JOHN SMITH and wife, SARAH, to Richard Tullas proved by James Cheney. JOHN SMITH apptd constable in place of Cornelius Lofton. 23 May 1765 . Deed: ROBERT SMITH to Joshua Guest proved by John Stewart. Whereas Isaiah Parbisal had a bill of sale from JOHN SMITH for 3 Negroes on a certain condition, which condition was performed. Said Isaiah made over that the bill of sale was lost or mislaid. Ordered to be recorded. 24 May 1765 . WILLIAM SMITH overseer in place of Joel McClendol. Ordered that the several constables summon the inhabitants of their respective districts to give in their list of taxables to the following magistrates, viz: Richard Creatch and JOHN SMITH to John Stewart, esq. 20 Aug 1765 . Richard Blalock, a grand juror. Deed: William Narremore to George Foulds proved by NICHOLAS SMITH. Deed: John Underwood to Elijah Kallam proved by ROBERT SMITH. 22 Aug 1765 . As formerly ordered the road to laid off from Dugald Campbell's on Black River into the road that leads to Peter Lord's ferry, the following to be summoned as a jury: Charles Stevens, ....DAVID SMITH. They to meet at the house of Duncan McCleron on the second monday in Sept. Ordered that the county constables attend the courts in the following manner. November Court: Moses Tyler, James Hill, Simon Taylor, JOHN SMITH. BOOK C - January 1772 - January 1776 -------------------------------------- 29 Jan 1772 . Commission of Gov. Josiah Martin dated at New Bern Dec 13, 1771 apptd the following as justices: .....DAVID SMITH... Deed: NICKS SMITH to HENRY SMITH proved by Kinath Black. Deed: Daniel Munroe and John Clark to MALCOM SMITH proved by Thomas Dobbins. Sander McKay apptd road overseer from Little River bridge to his house at the ______ road. To work road, ROBERT SMITH. NATHAN SMITH and wife ANN SMITH to Levi Pennington, Sr. proved by John Steaphens. Deeds (2): NICHOLAS SMITH to John Black proved by Archibald McFie. 30 Jan 1772 . Deed: NATHAN SMITH & wife ANN to Levi Pennington, Sr. proved by John Stephens. 31 Jan 1772 . On the road from John McLanes bridge to Cape Fear at Atkins ferry the following to George Cocks, overseer: ...THOMAS SMITH. Deed: ROBERT SMITH to John Garrack ack. 30 Apr 1772 . The following to work under Edward Cox on the road that leads from Thomas Donaho to SANDHILL SMITHS: WILLIAM SMITH, SR. 02 May 1772 . The following justices proceeded to nom a person to serve as sheriff: Alexander McKay 5v, Malcom McNeel 5v, James McKeithan (crossed out), ALEXANDER SMITH 4v. Jul 1772 . Deed: Farquard Campbell to HENRY SMITH, ack. 29 Jul 1772 . Deed: ROBERT & HUGH SMITH to ALEXD. SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. Deed: Roger McNeill to ARCHD. SMITH ack. Deed: ROBERT and HUGH SMITH to ALEXANDER SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. 28 Oct 1772 . Deed: ARCHD. SMITH to Jacob Matthews ack. Deed: ARCHIBALD SMITH to Jacob Mathews ack. Deed: HENRY SMITH and MARY SMITH to Daniel McSwin proved by Jason Wadsworth. 29 Oct 1772 . The following jurymen duly summoned to be fined 40s each: ...JOHN SMITH. Samuel Gunter fined for neglecting to appear to prosecute or give testimony against Meed Jordan, William Jordan, Sarah Bennett, PHEBE SMITH, and Jean Davison. 31 Oct 1772 . Deed of Mortgage: ROBERT SMITH proved by Duncan McNeill. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 22 Jul 1773 Court of Oyer and Terminer: MALCOM SMITH, a juror. 23 Jul 1773 Court of Oyer and Terminer: DAVID SMITH, a juror. 24 Jul 1773 Court of Oyer and Terminer: DAVID SMITH, a juror. MALCOM SMITH, a juror. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1773 . Richard Blalock apptd overseer of the New River Road in place of John Nall. 1774 . Justices present at this term: DAVID SMITH. 27 Apr 1774 . Lewis Barge, Wm. Seal, & ALEXR. SMITH granted renewal of their tavern license. William Sprowl, William Seal and Robert Cox and DAVID SMITH qualified as justices. Deeds (2): ROBERT SMITH to Isaac Williams proved by DAVID SMITH. John Truit to Charles Naylor proved by DAVID SMITH. 28 Apr 1774 . Deed: Roger McGill to John Pope proved by DAVID SMITH. 29 Apr 1774 . Voting for electing sheriff: Malcom McNeil, 11v; ALEXR. SMITH, 4 v; Alexr. McKay, 4v; Gov to appt one of these. Jul 1774 . DAVID SMITH a juror. 27 Jul 1774 . Deed: Robert Rowan, sheriff to ALEXR. SMITH proved by Duncan McNeil , esq. 28 Jul 1774 . Sarah Porton appeared in court to choose DAVID SMITH as her guardian in place of William Sprowl. Sd SMITH entering into bond with Alexander Avera and John Carraway in the sum of 300. Oct 1774 . DAVID SMITH, a justice. 25 Oct 1774 . Deed: Jesse Ritter to NATHAN SMITH proved by William Manes. Deed: ??????? Sanders to RICHARD SMITH proved by JOHN SMITH. 28 Oct 1774 . Farquard Campbell, DAVID SMITH and Duncan McNeill apptd to settle and divide the estate Michael Blocker amongst his heirs. 29 Oct 1774 . Deed: Henry Connelly to John Pope proved by DAVID SMITH. John Mathis to JOHN SMITH proved by Elizabeth Folsom. Jan 1775 . DAVID SMITH, a justice 24 Jan 1775 . A road to be laid off from George Blocker's ferry to the upper line of Bladen co. near John Farris on South River. The following jury to lay out sd road: ...DAVID SMITH. The following inhabitants to work road: ALEXANDER SMITH, PETER SMITH, AMBROSE SMITH, HENRY SMITH, MALCOM SMITH. 25 Jan 1775 . Ordered that the road leading from ROBERT SMITH'S to McKay's going by Isaac Williams, be turned from Dry Creek through JOHN SMITH'S old fields by said Isaac William's house to the corner of his fence and then a direct course to the road... Deed: THOMAS SMITH to William Bethea proved by Malcom McNeill. Apr 1775 . DAVID SMITH, a juror. 27 Apr 1775 . Will of John Martaleer proved by DAVID SMITH. John Pope, one of the executors of the will qualified and at the same time presented an inventory of the said estate. Deed: William Eason to JOHN SMITH proved by RICHARD SMITH. 29 Apr 1775 . Complaint having been made by one SUSANNAH SMITH to Farquard Campbell, esq, one of the justices of this court, that William Armstrong held a certain NICHOLAS CARTER SMITH, her son, as a servant under a pretended indenture made by one JOHN CARTER SMITH, the reputed father of the said NICHOLAS SMITH; said Armstrong having had notice to appear at this court, James Gee, who informed the court that he had purchased the servitude of the said NICHOLAS... sd NICHOLAS is released. Jul 1775 . DAVID SMITH, a justice. 27 Jul 1775 . Suit: Robert Henderson & Martin Lennard vs Alexr McPherson. Neill McArthur, security for the defendant, brought him into court and Collin Shaw and ARCHD SMITH offered themselves as sec in his place - accepted. Deed: JOHN SMITH to Isaac Williams proved by DAVID SMITH. Deed: John & William Campbell to DAVID SMITH proved by Thos Rutherford. Deed: DAVID SMITH to William Campbell ack. John Campbell, JOHN SMITH, and Hector McNeill apptd patrollers from the mouth of the Lower Little River to Stephen Gilmore's. John Sorrel apptd overseer in place of Wm. Bathie from ALEXR. SMITH'S ferry to Edward McPherson, at the forks of the Yadkin River. Thomas Armstrong, Archd. McNeil, & Nathan King apptd patrollers for the dist. from ALEXR. SMITH'S (the bluff. crossed out) to Buchanan's ferry (Dunfields's bridge crossed out). Oct 1775 . DAVID SMITH, a juror. Jan 1776 . DAVID SMITH, a justice. 25 Jan 1776 . Alexander Avera apptd guardian of (the orphan of) John Martaleer, decd. and entered into bond with DAVID SMITH and Hollis Rutherford. DAVID SMITH, esq. granted administration on the estate of John Pope bond L2000, Securities: Farquard Campbell and Malcom McNeill. 26 Jan 1776 . Ordered that a road be opened from Martaleer's ford on Cape Fear to cross Stewart's Creek at the Wolf Pit ford and from there to Tradway's bridge o ver Lower Little River. The following hands to work: The inhabitants from the said district from sd Martaleer's ford to DAVID SMITH'S place on Stewart's Creek thence to Johnathan McPhersons, thence to .... 26 Jan 1776 . Ordered that a road be opened from Martaleer's ford on Cape Fear to cross Stewart's Creek at the Wolf Pit ford and from there to Tradway's bridge over Lower Little River. The following hands to work: The inhabitants from the said district from sd Martaleer's ford to DAVID SMITH'S place on Stewart's Creek thence to Johnathan McPhersons, thence to .... 24 Apr 1777 . Edward Dunfield, Thomas Jones & Dugal McKeithan apptd. patrollers from Bohannons ferry to ALEXR. SMITH'S ferry. Jul 1777 . JOHN SMITH, a signer of the Oath of Allegiance to the State of North Carolina. DAVID SMITH, a justice. 22 Jul 1777 . Governor's commission received appointing DAVID SMITH justice of the peace for Cumberland co. 24 Jul 1777 . DAVID SMITH, esq ordered to deliver the whole of the estate of John Martaleer, decd. now in his hands into the hands of Alexander Avery, esq Oct 1777 . DAVID SMITH, a justice 29 Oct 1777 . Will of Richard Tradway proved by ROBERT SMITH and William Batha, two of the surviving witnesses. Deed: THOMAS SMITH to William Bathea proved by Edward Robeson. 30 Oct 1777 . Deed: Jacob Franks and Flora, his wife, to JOHN SMITH; said Flora being privately examined, relinquished her right of dower. On motion of John Rand and Henry Gifford on behalf of JOHN SMITH ...that the said JOHN SMITH was in confinement for the killing of a Negro, his own property, and asking that the said SMITH be brought into court and bailed or discharged from his confinement.. Whereupon the court hearing .... allegations against sd SMITH ordered that JOHN SMITH be discharged by proclamation. 04 Nov 1777 . Court ordered that the county be divided into the following districts; #5, Captain Hugh Gilmore's, assessors PETER SMITH. Deed: Edward Hancock to Alexander Avera proved by RT. SMITH. Ordered that Alexander McAllister deliver the whole of the book and papers belonging or appertaining to the office of Straymaster, now in his possession to DAVID SMITH. Ordered that DAVID SMITH, esq be apptd Straymaster in place of Alexander McAllister, who was ordered to leave the state on his refusing to take the Oath of Allegiance in this state. Jan 1778 . Signers of Oath of Allegiance to the State of North Carolina - ARCHD. SMITH. 07 Jan 1778 . The sheriff returned the following as jurors: ROBERT SMITH. 27 Jan 1778 Motion of John Rand on behalf of Jarusha Batha, widow of William Batha, granted, giving administration of the estate of the deceased to the said Jurusha Bathea and Edward Robeson. They entering into bond with William Robeson and RICHARD SMITH. Deed: Nathan Rowland to Wylie Roland, alias Warmack, proved by RICHARD SMITH. 29 Jan 1778 Deed: ROBERT SMITH to MARY SMITH proved by William Sprowl. 30 Jan 1778 Robert Rowan, Thomas Matthews, and DAVID SMITH qualified as Justice of the Peace. 31 Jan 1778 The county to be laid out in the following districts: The following justices to attend in order to administer the oath of allegiance to the inhabitants: #11 Capt John Dobbins, Justice: DAVID SMITH, Capt. JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. Apr 1778 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 27 Apr 1778 . Henry McNeill apptd overseer of the road leading from Jacob Matthews bridge to ALEXR. SMITH'S ferry. To work: ARCHD. SMITH, JOHN SMITH, .. The Sheriff set the following jury: Capt. JOHN SMITH. Deed: FRANCIS SMITH to RICHARD SMITH proved by W. Rand. 28 Apr 1778 Deed: John Blocker to DAVID SMITH proved by James Turner. Deed: Nathaniel Gest to Isaac Williams proved by DAVID SMITH. Deed: Cornelius Lofton to James Turner proved by DAVID SMITH. Deeds (2): John Blocker to DAVID SMITH proved by James Turner. Deed: Jonathan and Rebecca McPherson to DAVID SMITH proved by John Armstrong. The county to be laid out in the following districts, the following justices to administer the oath of allegiance to the inhabitants: Dist #11 Capt. Thomas Dobbins, Justice: DAVID SMITH, Steven Heard assessor in place of PETER SMITH. Deed: John Campbell to George Keller proved by ALEXR. SMITH. Suit: John Stevens vs. Collin Shaw. Jurors: ...ALEXR. SMITH.. John Sorrel apptd overseer in place of ARCHD. SMITH. WM SMITH apptd constable in Chas. Campbell's dist. Deed: Geo. Brown to Walter Gibson proved by JAS. SMITH. Deed: Roger McNeill to Henry McNeill proved by ARCHD. SMITH. Deed: John Campbell to George Heller proved by ALEXR. SMITH. 30 Apr 1778 RICHARD SMITH, a juror. Jul 1778 . Deed: William Brazier to Samuel Hart proved by John Wall. Signers of the Oath of Allegiance to the State of North Carolina: ARCHIBALD SMITH. 27 Jul 1778 . Thomas Fox apprenticed to James Brazier until age 18, he now being 13, to be taught the art & mystery of a planter. 29 Jul 1778 . The sheriff returned the following jurors: RICHD SMITH. John Armstrong apptd tax gatherer in Capt. Armstrong's dist. ARCHD SMITH, security. Deed (bill of sale): Henry McNeill and Roger McNeill [to ARCHIBALD SMITH] proved by Walter Murray. Deed: David Lawhorn to JOHN SMITH proved by Ebenezer Folsom. 31 Jul 1778 . Neil McCranie, Alexr. Gregory & John Armstrong to be a jury to examine road from _____ to ALEXR. SMITH'S . Capt. JOHN SMITH, a juror. George Fletcher, Thomas Cadane, and John Dobbins to be patrollers in the Campbellton dist. [Lewis Barge and JOHN SMITH crossed out]. ARCHIBALD SMITH apptd. collector in Walter Murrays district, Thomas Green being his security. ARCHIBALD SMITH, Samuel McLendon, Daniel Blue apptd patrollers in Capt. Murray's dist. 26 Oct 1778 Capt. JOHN SMITH, a juror. 28 Oct 1778 ARCHIBALD SMITH to be overseer in place of Joseph Green. 29 Oct 1778 JOHN SMITH granted lic. to keep a tavern at his house in Cross Creek. Sec: Lewis Bowel and Martin Leonard. Account of sale of estate of John Pope rendered by DAVID SMITH, esq. DAVID SMITH apptd gdn to John Bathea, orphan of William Bethea, said orphan 8 years old about the 10th of November next. 30 Oct 1778 Deeds [4]: ROBERT SMITH to Peter Mallett proved by Joshua Gest. 01 Nov 1778 JOHN SMITH granted a lic. to keep a tavern at his house in upper Campbellton, sec: James Burnsides and John Dobbins. DAVID SMITH, Alexander Avera, Ica Atkins, James Burnside, John Lyon, and James Dyer apptd. jurors to the next Wilmington Superior Court. The following are jurors: Capt. JOHN SMITH, FRANCIS SMITH. Jan 1779 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 25 Jan 1779 FRANCIS SMITH, a juror. 26 Jan 1779 Cornelius Lofton returned a defaulting when giving in his taxable property but on examining the premises the court finds that said Cornelius did give in same to DAVID SMITH, esq. Capt. JOHN SMITH on the grand jury. FRANCIS SMITH on the grand jury. Capt. JOHN SMITH discharged from his fine for non-attendance as a juror at a former court. 27 Jan 1779 ARCHIBALD SMITH to be overseer of the road from Tradway's Bridge to Stephen Gilmore's and work the following hands etc. DAVID SMITH, Ica Atkins, and Alexander Avera apptd to divide the estate of Neil McNeill according the will and act of assembly respecting distributions of that part of the estate unprovided for. 28 Jan 1779 Stephen Gilmore came in and resigned his appointment as register of the county which was accepted, DAVID SMITH being apptd at that time and entering into bond with Stephen Gilmore in the sum of 1000 pds. Stephen Gilmore to deliver to said DAVID SMITH all records appertaining to the office of register. 29 Jan 1779 A list of insolvents allowed by the court in Jacob Duckworth's district for 1777 and 1778: FREDERICK SMITH. ARCHIBALD SMITH allowed the following insolvents for 1777 in Capt. Murray's dist, etc. 30 Jan 1779 JOHN SMITH (BR [ie: Black River]) a juror. Apr 1779 DAVID SMITH, a justice. The sheriff returned the following persons summoned as jurors: ALEXANDER SMITH, JOHN SMITH, etc. THOMAS SMITH to work road. 27 Apr 1779 Deed: Benjamin Clemons to Jesse Page proved by BENJAMIN SMITH. John Green apptd road overseer in place of JOHN SMITH. Matthew Parker road overseer from ALEXANDER SMITH'S ferry to the Duplin line, to work the hands formerly belonging to the district. DRURY SMITH, James Akins, Abram Carter, John Carter and William Rands are hands to work on the River Road. 29 Apr 1779 JOHN SMITH, a juror. 26 Jul 1779 Deed: JOHN SMITH to Thomas Wise proved by Albridgeton Wommack. JOHN SMITH (Black River), a juror. 27 Jul 1779 JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. 28 Jul 1779 The will of MALCOM SMITH proved by William Colvin and ARCHIBALD SMITH. 30 Jul 1779 The county to be divided and laid out in the following districts: Capt. Alexander Avera's dist: ALEXANDER SMITH, assessor. Capt. Charles Campbell's dist: WILLIAM SMITH, constable. Following to be summoned a jurors to next court: JOHN SMITH (B.R .) [i.e. Black River] .ALEXR. SMITH. Oct 1779 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 28 Oct 1779 Current account of the estate of John Pope, decd, rendered by DAVID SMITH. The following to summoned to next court as jurors: Capt JOHN SMITH, DRURY SMITH, PETER SMITH, ARCHIBALD SMITH. Robert Cobb, ALEXANDER SMITH, and Charles Campbell, assessors allowed 100pds each. Court adjourned to next court. signed by DAVID SMITH, etc. 25 Jan 1780 WILLIAM SMITH, constable allowed 16 pds for summoning the inhabitants in Capt. Campbell's district. 26 Jan 1780 Will of ALEXANDER SMITH proved by Alexander Avera and Joshua Gest. ELIZABETH SMITH and DAVID SMITH qualified as executors. They to sell that part of said estate not provided for in said will. DAVID SMITH, esq allowed 140pds for a register book. Deed: William Stricklind to WILLIAM SMITH proved by Jo. Gist. 28 Jan 1780 FRANCIS SMITH, a juror. Apr 1780 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 25 Apr 1780 FRANCIS SMITH, a grand juror. 26 Apr 1780 DAVID SMITH, one of the executors of ALEXANDER SMITH, returned an account of the sale of the estate amounting to 8636, also an inventory of that part of the estate not willed away by said deceased. 27 Apr 1780 William Sprowl, DAVID SMITH, Joshua Gest, and Alexander Avera to settle the accounts of Robert Raiford, decd, and John Raiford, decd, against the estate of John Martinleer, decd, and report same to this court. 29 Apr 1780 Ordered that the county be laid out in the following manner: Capt. Campbell's dist: John Robinson, justice; WILLIAM SMITH, constable. Capt. McCranie's dist: DAVID SMITH, justice; Neil McCranie, constable. DRURY SMITH and ARCHIBALD SMITH, jurors. Jul 1780 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 26 Jul 1780 DAVID SMITH, Lewis Barge and Daneil Buie apptd inspectors of the circulating currency in this county. ARCHIBALD SMITH to be assessor in place of Archibald Simpson. 25 Oct 1780 The following to be jury at next Wilmington Superior Court: JOHN SMITH. 06 Jan 1781 JOHN SMITH and Henry Champain to be patrollers on the east side of the said Northwest River in Captain Avera's district. Mr. Joshua Hadley made information against Farquard Campbell for speaking words injurious against the state; Thomas Green and ARCHIBALD SMITH to appear at next court. JOHN SMITH and David Shepard to be patrollers in Campbellton district. RICHARD SMITH, FRANCIS SMITH and ARCHIBALD SMITH, jurors. PETER SMITH apptd to summon the inhabitants in the upper part of Capt. McCranie's district. 22 Jan 1781 ARCHIBALD SMITH security for George Armstrong. 23 Jan 1781 Order of last court ordering DAVID SMITH to sell 3 Negroes of the estate of ALEXANDER SMITH, decd. rescinded. Ordered that [DAVID SMITH crossed out] Alexander Avera and Duncan McNeill be commsrs to divide the estate left by ALEXANDER SMITH to his daughter SARAH, decd. Malcom McNeill granted adm. on the est of Andrew Beard, Bond 1000, Security: DAVID SMITH. Jan 1782 DAVID SMITH a justice. 28 Jan 1782 Deed: Nathaniel Carter and Nellie Carter to DRURY SMITH proved by John Robinson. Deed: DRURY SMITH to William Atkins proved by William Rand. ROBERT SMITH, road overseer from Alexander McCoy's to Upper Little Bridge. Philenon Hodge chosen sheriff. Entered into bond with Malcom McNeill, ARCHIBALD SMITH, etc. DAVID SMITH returned inventory of 3 Negroes, one bed and furn, part of the estate of ALEXANDER SMITH, decd, left to his daughter, SARAH SMITH, now decd. Ordered that he sell same. Following are jurors: RICHARD SMITH, FRANCIS SMITH, ARCHIBALD SMITH. Following are to constables in the said districts. Captain SMITH'S; James Patterson, Justice; Francis McCoy, constable; 30 Jan 1782 Sarah Parker, dau of Nancy Parker, aged about 3 bound to ARCHIBALD SMITH to age 18. Apr 1782 DAVID SMITH, a justice. ROBERT SMITH, road overseer in place of McMullen. Nathaniel Holton, ALEXANDER SMITH, Thomas Moore, and William Baphy to continue as road overseers. JOHN SMITH, a juror. FRANCIS SMITH, a grand juror. Deed (of gift): ELIZABETH SMITH to her children: JOHN SMITH, Rachel Williams, and MARY SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. Deed (of gift): ELIZABETH SMITH to her son, JOHN SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. Deed (of gift): ELIZABETH SMITH to her dau, MARY SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. Bond: Farquard Campbell to JOHN SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. William Rand granted adm. on the est. of Daniel Buie, Bond: 1000, Security: DAVID SMITH. Bond: Farquard Campbell to JOHN SMITH proved by DAVID SMITH. William Rand granted adm. on the est. of Daniel Buie, Bond: 1000, Security: DAVID SMITH. Jan 1784 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 29 Jan 1784 Capt. PETER SMITH, John Campbell, and MALCOM SMITH apptd patrollers in Capt. P. SMITH'S dist. Deed: William Truit to Cornels. Lofton proved by DAVID SMITH. 31 Jan 1784 William Colvell road overseer in place of Captain SMITH. Apr 1784 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 27 Apr 1784 Deed: Isaac Hill to ZACHARIAH SMITH proved by William Daniel 28 Apr 1784 WILLIAM SMITH apptd constable in place of William Hughes. 29 Apr 1784 Charles Crawford apptd road overseer in place of ARCHIBALD SMITH. 30 Apr 1784 Deed: RICHARD SMITH to Solomon Porch proved by E. Folsom. DANIEL SMITH, HUGH SMITH and Alexander McRaa to work road under Daniel McDugald. The following apptd as jurors for next term: ARCHIBALD SMITH, Capt JOHN SMITH, NATHAN SMITH. Court adjourned until next court: signed/ DAVID SMITH. Jul 1784 The following to lay off a road from Alexander Graham to Fayetteville: MALCOM SMITH, DUNCAN SMITH, EZEKIEL SMITH. Alexander Moore constable in Capt. PETER SMITH'S district. Jul 1784 Special Session. The justices to receive descriptive lists of the taxable property in every captain's district as follows: Captain SMITH'S: Justice Alexander Gregory. 27 Jul 1784 Will of Archibald McDonald proved by PATRICK SMITH. 25 Oct 1784 John Ingram to collect taxes for 1784 in Capt. Livingston's, McCranie's, and PATRICK SMITH'S districts. 26 Oct 1784 Deed: JOHN SMITH to Richard Dunn proved by WILLIAM SMITH. MALCOM SMITH, a juror. Neill Taylor granted adm on the estate of John McMullin, Sec: ARCHIBALD SMITH. Thomas Armstrong to collect taxes in Capt. Turner's, McKeithan's and A. SMITH'S districts. 27 Oct 1784 ZEKL. SMITH road overseer in place of D. SMITH. Alexander Moore allowed 25s for summoning inhabitants of Capt. SMITH'S district to give in their tax lists. Jan 1785 DAVID SMITH and MALCOM SMITH, justices. Henry McNeill apptd constable in Capt. SMITH'S district. 25 Jan 1785 DAVID SMITH and W. Rand apptd commissioners to settle and adjust the accounts of the estate of William Sprowls, decd. ARCHIBALD and DUNCAN SMITH granted adm on the estate of JENNET SMITH. Securities: John McNeill and John Brown. Neill McCranie, James Burges and DAVID SMITH, esqrs, qualified as justices. Deed: Dugald Campbell to STEPHEN SMITH proved by Nathaniel Folsom. Deed: Angus Fergerson to STEPHEN SMITH proved by Ebenezer Folsom. Deed: ARCHIBALD SMITH to HARDY SMITH proved by Nathaniel Folsom. 26 Jan 1785 Will of JOHN SMITH proved by ARCHIBALD SMITH, the following qualifying as executors: PATRICK SMITH, ARCHIBALD SMITH, Daniel Clark and MALCOM SMITH. Will of DAVID SMITH proved by Neven Colbreath. 27 Jan 1785 DAVID SMITH and Alexander Gregory, esqrs, to adjust the accounts of the estate of John Martinleer, decd. Deed: Allen McDuffie to NEILL SMITH proved by William Mears. 28 Jan 1785 Alexander McKoy constable in Capt. SMITH'S district. Thomas Armstrong apptd tax collector in Capt. SMITH'S and Capt. McKethan's districts. Apr 1785 MALCOM SMITH, a justice. The following are summoned as jurors: Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH, ARCHIBALD SMITH, JR., JOHN SMITH. 26 Apr 1785 Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH exempted from serving as juror. 27 Apr 1785 FLORENCE SMITH, extrx of the will of JOHN SMITH, qualified. Inventory of the estate of JENNET SMITH rendered by ARCHIBALD SMITH, one of the administrators. Said administrators granted permission to sell perishable part of the estate. Deed: Thomas McKay to John McNeill proved by ARCHIBALD SMITH. Deed: Neill Brown to MALCOM SMITH, esq. proved by Archibald Murphy. Will of John Jordan proved by Mary Robert, William Jordan, WILLIAM SMITH, and widow of said deceased, qualified as executors. JOHN SMITH, a grand juror. 30 Apr 1785 Capt. SMITH'S district: Patrollers, Steven Phillips, Thomas Armstrong, and Philemon Hodges. Court adjourned and signed by MALCOM SMITH. Jul 1785 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 26 Jul 1785 AMBROSE SMITH bound in the sum of 100 pds to keep the peace toward Sarah Tommey, Joshua Hadley and John Hadley his securities. 28 Jul 1785 Capt. SMITH'S dist: Alexander Gregory, justice. PETER SMITH'S dist: MALCOM SMITH, justice. 29 Jul 1785 The following to be summoned as jurors for the October session: BENJAMIN SMITH, ANTHONY SMITH, DANIEL SMITH. A road to be laid off from John Graham's plantation to Little Mountain Creek then by MALCOM SMITH'S then crossing Rockfish to Beaver Creek Bridge, then to Neill Buie's thence to Fayetteville; following jury apptd: NEILL SMITH, EZEKIEL SMITH. The following to lay off a new road from Sproles road to join the Wake road to Wake courthouse. JOHN SMITH, BENJAMIN SMITH, HARDY SMITH, EZEKIEL SMITH. DAVID SMITH and Duncan McNeill apptd. inspectors for the next election for members to the General Assembly. ARCHIBALD SMITH (Capt) apptd. overseer of the river from the mouth of Silver Run to Thomas Jones Landing, he to work the hands on the NE side, and on the south side, the hands that work on the old River Road. Oct 1785 MALCOM SMITH and DAVID SMITH, justices. Jurors: BENJAMIN SMITH, ANTHONY SMITH, DANIEL SMITH. Grand Jurors: DANIEL SMITH. Deed: Richard Blalock to Charles Blalock approved by Hardy Blalock. The following absent Jurors to be fined 20s each: ANTHONY SMITH. Deed: Archibald McLean and Neill and Margaret Ray to JOHN SMITH proved by John Clark. Deed: Peter Wilson to James McKeithan proved by LEMUEL SMITH. Deed: Mary McDonald to Malcom Buie proved by ROBERT SMITH. Inventory of estate of JOHN SMITH returned by Daniel Clark. 28 Oct 1785 PATRICK SMITH granted adm. on the estate of ARCHIBALD SMITH, Securities: Joseph Hodges, Neil Shaw. 29 Oct 1785 Robert Rowan, esq. apptd gdn to Margaret and William Simpson orphans of Archibald Simpson. Securties: Alexander Avera, ARCHIBALD SMITH, Alexander Gregory. Jan 1786 DAVID SMITH, justice. 24 Jan 1786 Daniel McNeill, road overseer from the forks of the road where Alexander McKoy lived to the Moore county line. Hands: ROBERT SMITH, JOHN SMITH. 25 Jan 1786 Suit: Solomon Wood summoned as garnishee in the suit JONATHAN SMITH vs George Johnson. Mary McCarran, orphan of Roger McClaran (sic), bound to JOHN SMITH to age 18, she now being 9 1/2 years old. 26 Jan 1786 Henry McNeill constable in Capt. SMITH'S dist. Deed: BENJAMIN SMITH exr of William Dry to John Wilkins proved by William Barry Groves. 27 Jan 1786 DAVID SMITH, esq. to receive the inventories of taxable property in Capt. Neill Buie's dist. for 1785 and deliver to clerk. The following to be a jury to lay off the road from Matthew Myatt's on the Wake line to William Sprowls road: HARDY SMITH, EZEKIEL SMITH. Angus McLoy, constable, allowed 32s for summoning NEILL SMITH'S dist. The jury ordered last court to lay off road from Danielles Ford on the Cape Fear River to the Wake line returned that they have marked off said road. Ordered that William Black be overseer and work the following hands: Elijah Brazier. 28 Jan 1786 The following to be summoned as jurors: JOHN SMITH (Upper Little River). Joseph Rogers to be collector in ARCHIBALD SMITH'S dist. DUNCAN SMITH collector in McCrainie's and NEILL SMITH'S districts, Securities: MALCOM SMITH, Peter Monroe. Court adjourned, signed by MALCOM SMITH. Apr 1786 DAVID SMITH, justice. 25 Apr 1786 Nathaniel Reeves and Robert Wilson granted adm. on the estate of Isaac Dukemenier. Securities: AMBROSE SMITH and William Thems. JOHN SMITH declared under oath that he was upwards of 50yrs of age. 26 Apr 1786 DANIEL SMITH overseer in place of Daniel McDugald. Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH and John Campbell apptd to inspect a road blazed out from John Grimes to this town. 29 Apr 1786 The following magistrates apptd to take in tax lists: D. SMITH, justice in Capt. Turner's district. A. Grigory, justice in Capt. SMITH'S dist. M. SMITH, Justice in SMITH'S and McCranie's dist. The following to be summoned as jurors at next court: WILLIAM SMITH. The road leading up and down on the north side of the Cape Fear River to be maintained and kept up from Robertson's Creek to the mouth of McAlester's Lane, a jury to be apptd to lay off the same. The Jury: STEPHEN SMITH. Jul 1786 Justices: DAVID SMITH. 24 Jul 1786 Juror: WILLIAM SMITH. 25 Jul 1786 PATRICK SMITH delivered an inventory of the estate of ARCHIBALD SMITH. PATRICK SMITH to sell the chattel property of ARCHIBALD SMITH, decd. Hugh McClain of Capt NEILL SMITH'S dist. exempted from paying a poll tax of account of his poverty. DUNCAN SMITH allowed as delinquents for 1785, 7 foals and 2050 acres. Henry McNeill constable allowed 20s for 2 1/2 days summoning the people in Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH'S dist. William Colvin, Jr apptd constable in Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH'S dist. in place of Henry McNeill who resigned. 26 Jul 1786 Alexander Avera, tax collector in Capt. Turner's dist., made a mistake of 10,000 ac in the est. of JOHN SMITH, orphan of ALEXANDER SMITH. DUNCAN SMITH, a tax collector. Alexander Phillips, Malcom Buie, jr, and Archibald McKay apptd patroller in Capt. A. SMITH'S dist. William Trapnall summoned as talesman, refused to answer, he then being fined 20s and costs but justices DAVID SMITH, and Alexander Avera excused him as at length he choose to appear. 28 Jul 1786 Deed: Roger McNeill to Thomas Armstrong proved by ARCHIBALD SMITH. Deed: Roger McNeill and Henry McNeill to Thomas Armstrong proved by ARCHIBALD SMITH. DRURY SMITH and ROBERT SMITH to do road work. 29 Jul 1786 Following jury to lay off a road from Sproals road to join the Wake road to Wake courthouse: JOHN SMITH, BENJAMIN SMITH, HARDY SMITH, EZEKIEL SMITH. Oct 1786 MALCOM SMITH, a justice. 25 Oct 1786 Suit #109: William Ewing vs Patrick Cammell adm default, etc. The jury: ALEXANDER SMITH. 26 Oct 1786 Suit #109: William Ewing vs the adm. of Patrick Cammell. Jury: DANIEL SMITH. John McNeill, overseer of the old Yadkin road from it's crossing of Silver Run to work the following hands: DANIEL SMITH. 28 Oct 1786 Alexander Gregory, esq granted adm on the estate of Ann McAlister, sec: Robert Rowan and MALCOM SMITH, esq. 24 Jan 1787 Deeds: Hardy Pope to John Turner 7 deeds proved by DAVID SMITH. Suit #4: John James vs Hector McNeill, the jury: HARDY SMITH, (crossed out in original). Suit: Cochran vs Brown and Bennet, PAT SMITH and John Buie, bail. 25 Jan 1787 The following to work under John Taylor to clear the road from Lower Little River to the county line: HUGH SMITH. 26 Jan 1787 MALCOM SMITH, SR exempted from paying a poll tax on account of his age and infirmaries. PETER SMITH granted adm on the estate of Peter McLain. STEPHEN SMITH on a jury to lay off road from Yadkins Road to Averas beginning on the bridge over Wamock's Creek. PETER SMITH, adm of the estate of Peter McLain granted leave to sell perishable part of the estate. NEIL SMITH, a juror. Apr 1787 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 23 Jul 1787 Jurors this term: JOHN SMITH [Black River], ARCHIBALD SMITH. The following summoned and not appearing: ARCHIBALD SMITH. Grand Jurors: JOHN SMITH, [ARCHIBALD SMITH crossed out]. 23 Apr 1787 Deed: George Evans and wife to Jacob Parker proved by DAVID SMITH. 24 Apr 1787 AMBROSE SMITH vs Abel Holton...to take the depositions of Sarah Tommy and Sarah Gillespie, both now laying sick at the house of Mrs. Sarah Tommy. 25 Apr 1787 HENRY SMITH a juror. Deed: JOHNATHAN SMITH to Thomas Roberts proved by Alexander Avera. HARDY SMITH a juror. Suit # 14: RICHARD SMITH represented by James Spiller vs Solomon Porch....on the jury: HARDY SMITH. 26 Apr 1787 Mention of NEILL SMITH'S district. 27 Apr 1787 The following justices to take in tax lists in the following districts: Justice Alexander Gregory in Capt. A. SMITH'S district. Justice MALCOM SMITH in Capt. NEILL SMITH'S district. 28 Apr 1787 Suit: SMITH vs Porch. STEPHEN SMITH road overseer in place of Ebenezer Folsom. HARDY SMITH road overseer from Buchanan's Ferry to the Wake line. To work road: JOB SMITH, JACOB SMITH. The following to be jurors at july court: JOHN SMITH (B. RIVER), ARCHIBALD SMITH. DUNCAN SMITH apptd constable in Capt. NEILL SMITH'S district. Malcom Munroe apptd collector in Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH'S dist. Jul 1787 DAVID SMITH a justice. 24 Jul 1787 Suit # 3: SMITH vs Holden Suit # 4: Dawson vs Gibson, NEILL SMITH a juror. Angus Malloy, constable, allowed 24s for summoning inhabitants in SMITH'S and McCranie's dist. ARCHIBALD SMITH apptd overseer of the River from the mouth of Silver Run to work the hands on both sides of the River between the river roads and the river. 25 Jul 1787 RICHARD SMITH vs Solomon Porch; on the jury AMBROSE SMITH. SMITH vs Porch: Benj Wamock summoned on behalf of defendant. John Ferguson road overseer in place of DANIEL SMITH. William Colvil apptd constable in Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH'S dist. William Colvin allowed 20s for summoning inh. in Capt. A. SMITH'S dist. George Elliot and DAVID SMITH, esqrs, apptd to examine the accts of adm. of A. Simpson. 26 Jul 1787 Suit #39: A. SMITH, a juror. AMBROSE SMITH, a juror. NEILL SMITH collector in Capt. McCranie's dist. A SMITH, a juror. 27 Jul 1787 ALEXANDER SMITH, a juror. 23 Oct 1787 AMBROSE SMITH, a juror. RICHARD SMITH vs Solomon Porch, AMBROSE SMITH, a juror. 24 Oct 1787 JOHN SMITH a juror. John Parker in place of JOHN SMITH. 25 Oct 1787 Insolvents in Capt. SMITH'S dist for 1786: Thomas Green. Suit #50: ALEXANDER SMITH . 26 Oct 1787 AMBROSE SMITH a juror. 27 Oct 1787 HARDY SMITH apptd juror for next term. DUNCAN SMITH road overseer from McKay's to the middle of Rockfish Bridge. Jan 1788 DAVID SMITH a justice. 29 Jan 1788 Ordered last July court that a road be laid off from Joel Hale's to the county line to run by Joseph Bert's to the county line, said road having been laid off, the following hands to work: Timothy Truelove and Francis Overseer, John Pope's hands, Luke Broom, Nathan Prince hands, Elijah Brazier, Robert Hale and son, Joseph Burt and Henry Holmes. HARDY SMITH apptd juror. 31 Jan 1788 NEILL SMITH a juror. 01 Feb 1788 NEILL SMITH a juror. Deed: Randall Johnston to Dugald Leach proved by DUNCAN SMITH. 02 Feb 1788 DAVID SMITH as security for Mary Turner. Apr 1788 DAVID SMITH a justice. 29 Apr 1788 MALCOM SMITH security for Catharine McLain. 30 Apr 1788 NEILL SMITH a juror. 01 May 1788 NEILL SMITH fined 10s for non-attendance as jurors. NEILL SMITH a juror. 02 May 1788 Tax list of Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH dist. delivered by Alexander Gregory, esq. 03 May 1788 ARCHIBALD SMITH, JOHN SMITH , jurors. Following justices to take in the tax lists for 1788: DAVID SMITH for Capt. Turner's dist. Alexander Gregory for Capt. SMITH'S Dist. James Campbell for Capt. N. SMITH'S dist. John Campbell to collect taxes in for 1787 in ARCH SMITH'S, Daniel McKeithan, NEILL SMITH and William McPherson's dist. Thomas Armstrong apptd overseer of the River from Little River to the mouth of Raiford's Creek, working the following hands: MRS. SMITH. ARCHIBALD SMITH and ALEXANDER SMITH to work road from mouth of Little River to Colin Shaw's. NEILL SMITH a juror. 29 Jul 1788 ARCHIBALD SMITH a juror. JOHN SMITH a juror. ARCHIBALD SMITH, grand juror foreman. ARCHIBALD SMITH security for Joseph Gist. The road between Donald Campbell's and Rockfish to go by the widow SMITH'S on the new opened road. NEILL SMITH excused for not attending as a juror last term. 31 Jul 1788 NEILL SMITH security for John Campbell. NEILL SMITH qualified as a Justice of the Peace. Duncan Buie, Sr. exempted from paying a poll tax for 1787 in CAPT. SMITH'S dist. 01 Aug 1788 James Campbell, esq deliverd in the tax list for Capt. NEILL SMITH'S dist. for 1788. DAVID SMITH apptd to receive the tax list in Capt. Turner's dist. gave in his return for 1788. Alexander Gregory, esq delivered in the tax list for Capt. A. SMITH'S dist. for 1788. Duncan Johnston, constable in NEILL SMITH'S dist. DAVID SMITH a security for William Armstrong. 02 Aug 1788 Patrick Munroe, Capt. Alexander McNatt, and John Ray, jr apptd patrollers in McPherson's and SMITH'S dist. Court adjourned, DAVID SMITH signed minutes. 30 Oct 1788 Deed: George Keller to DAVID SMITH proved by Ferqd. Campbell. 31 Oct 1788 Deed: BENJAMIN SMITH to Maurice Carmichael proved by Andrew Clerk. 01 Nov 1788 ARCHIBALD SMITH a juror. David Reid apptd constable in NEILL SMITH'S dist. At a court held agreeable to the act of assembly for the special purpose of choosing two inspectors to examine tobacco in the warehouse of Mumford and Porterfield, present: NEILL SMITH. 27 Jan 1789 NEILL SMITH a justice. 28 Jan 1789 DAVID SMITH a justice. 29 Jan 1789 NEILL SMITH a juror. Elijah Brazier a juror. Suit #20: JOHN SMITH vs Peter Mallett JOHN SMITH road overseer from McNeill's Ferry, formerly Sprowl's, to the Johnston Co. line in place of BENJAMIN SMITH. JOEL SMITH and Noel Laghan discharged. 30 Jan 1789 Deed: Ferraba Williams to Isaac, Samuel, Joel Williams proved by DAVID SMITH and William Gibson. Deed: Ferraba Williams to Joel Williams proved by D. SMITH and William Gibson. Deed: Morris Moore to Isaac Williams proved by DAVID SMITH. 31 Jan 1789 Elijah Brazier apptd juror. HUGH SMITH apptd juror. JOHN SMITH (Upper Little River) and DUNCAN SMITH apptd juror. ARCHIBALD SMITH on jury to view the road from Colin Shaw's to Campbell's Ferry. William Phillips, constable allowed 20s for summoning the inhabitants of Capt. A. SMITH'S dist. to give in their tax lists for 1788. Apr 1789 DAVID SMITH a justice. Elijah Brazier a juror. HUGH SMITH (excused as juror). DUNCAN SMITH a juror. 28 Apr 1789 Elijah Brazier a juror. 29 Apr 1789 DUNCAN SMITH a grand juror. DUNCAN SMITH in Barbecue dist excused from paying a poll tax. ARCHIBALD SMITH allowed 3:8:4 for his attendance at Fayetteville dist. Superior Court for Dec 1788. NEILL SMITH security for John Small. ARCHIBALD SMITH a juror. James Campbell, esq apptd tax collector for 1788 in Capt McAlister's, NEILL SMITH'S districts. Joseph Hodges apptd tax collector for 1788 in Capt A SMITH'S dist. 30 Apr 1789 Daniel McGill of Capt. A. SMITH'S dist. exempted from paying a poll tax for 1787 and 1788. Deeds (3): RICHARD SMITH to Solomon Porch proved by Nathaniel Folsom. Ferqd. Campbell, DAVID SMITH, and George Elliot, esqrs, apptd as a committee to settle the accounts of the late William Sproal with the executors. Deed: JEPTHA SMITH to William Watson proved by Thomas Killen. Deed shows witness as Thomas Killen, and Thomas Keller. Deed: Jesse Moore to John Carraway proved by DAVID SMITH. 01 May 1789 Will of AMBROSE SMITH proved by Archibald Colbreath. MARGARET SMITH, extrx of AMBROSE SMITH took the oath of extrx. Following justices to take in the tax lists: Alexander Gregory in A. SMITH'S dist.; DAVID SMITH in Turner's dist.; NEILL SMITH in N. SMITH'S dist. STEPHEN SMITH apptd a juror. DUNCAN SMITH apptd a juror. Jul 1789 DAVID SMITH and NEILL SMITH, justices. 27 Jul 1789 The following to serve as a grand jury: STEPHEN SMITH. 28 Jul 1789 EDWARD SMITH, orphan bound apprenticed to James White for the term of ten years. DUNCAN SMITH, constable allowed 1:4 for summoning inhabitants in Capt. NEILL SMITH'S districts to give in their tax lists for 1789. NEILL SMITH, esq. delivered in a list of the taxable property in his district for 1789. Deed of Gift: Duncan Campbell to John Campbell proved by NEILL SMITH. 29 Jul 1789 Patrollers apptd in Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH'S district, Archibald McKay, Daniel Thompson, William Colvin, John Buie. DUNCAN SMITH apptd patroller in Capt. NEILL SMITH'S dist. Daniel McLain of Capt. N. SMITH'S dist. exempted from paying a poll tax. Deed: Susannah Thompson to James Lunsford proved by RALPH SMITH. 30 Jul 1789 Insolvents in Capt. ARCHIBALD SMITH'S dist. 1788, etc. Deed: Hardy Pope to John Turner proved by DAVID SMITH. Tax list of Capt Turner's dist. for 1789 delivered in by DAVID SMITH. 31 Jul 1789 Suit: James Spiller vs JOHN SMITH. JOEL SMITH to work road from Sproal's ferry to Wake Court House as far as the Wake line. 27 Oct 1789 Israel Folsom, road overseer, in place of STEPHEN SMITH. 29 Oct 1789 Alexander Gregory, esq. returned tax list in Capt. A. SMITH'S dist. for 1789. James Campbell, esq. delivered insolvents in Capt. N. SMITH'S dist. for 1788. ARCHIBALD SMITH to work road from Campbell's Ferry to Carver's Creek. The following to attend as Jurors at Fayetteville Superior Court December term next: ARCHIBALD SMITH. Jan 1790 NEILL SMITH, a justice. 26 Jan 1790 Deed: HARDY SMITH to John Wilder proved by John Green. Deed: William Taylor to JOHN SMITH proved by John Green. Apr 1790 NEILL SMITH and DAVID SMITH, justices. 28 Apr 1790 Deed: Thomas Armstrong, sheriff to JOHN SMITH acknowledged. PATRICK SMITH a juror. The following justices to receive the tax lists in the following districts for 1790: Capt. Turner's dist., DAVID SMITH; Capt. A. SMITH'S - John Campbell; Capt. D. SMITH'S - NEILL SMITH; 29 Apr 1790 PATRICK SMITH, a juror. Malcom Munroe, collector of taxes for 1786 in McKethan's and SMITH'S dist. settled with the court. Philimon Hodges apptd for 1789 in the following dists: NEILL SMITH'S, ARCHIBALD SMITH'S. 01 May 1790 DAVID SMITH and George Elliot, esqs. apptd to view Parker's Bridge on Upper Little River and either rebuild or repair it as they judge most proper. ARCHIBALD SMITH allowed 3pds for attending as a juror at Fayetteville Superior Court December term, 1789. Settlement of NEILL SMITH, a tax collector for 1786 with George Elliot and DAVID SMITH, esqs. returned into court where there appears to be a balance due him of 13 pds. Settlement of Ica Atkins, a tax collector for 1786 with George Elliot and DAVID SMITH, esqs. returned into court. Jul 1790 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 27 Jul 1790 Tax list of DANIEL SMITH'S dist returned by NEILL SMITH. PATRICK SMITH a juror. Suit: Administrators of A. SMITH vs executors of E. Folsom. 27 Jul 1790 PATRICK SMITH a juror. 28 Jul 1790 Deed: Aaron Moore to DAVID SMITH proved by Alexander Avera. Deed: Wm Cochrane to JOSEPH SMITH proved by Robert Cochrane. Suit: Abel Holton vs the Admnx of AMBROSE SMITH; on the jury: ARCHIBALD SMITH. 30 Jul 1790 DUNCAN SMITH allowed 24s for summoning inhabitants of DANIEL SMITH'S dist to give in their tax lists. DAVID SMITH'S hands and LEWIS SMITH'S hands to work Rockfish road from the fork about four miles from Fayetteville to Robeson co. line crossing Rockfish at Theams. Insolvents in Capt. SMITH'S dist., etc. Insolvents in Capt. NEILL SMITH'S dists. etc. 26 Oct 1790 Suit: Duncan MacAuslin, factor for A. McNaughton & co, vs. William McAra PETER SMITH summoned as garnishee swore that he is in a bond with a bond free person, James McNeill, Daniel McCachran, and Lewis Munro to defendant for the sum of 50pds., etc. 27 Oct 1790 Will of James Brazier proved by John Knight and James Booker. Bill of Sale: John McNeill to PATRICK SMITH proved ARCHIBALD SMITH. 28 Oct 1790 Deed: Malcom McMillan to Archibald Ray proved by PETER SMITH. JOHN SMITH (blacksmith) road overseer in place of James Harvey. PETER SMITH a juror. 29 Oct 1790 Following to attend as jurors at Fayetteville Superior Court December term 1790: ARCHIBALD SMITH. The following to serve as jurors at January term 1791: HUGH SMITH, ARCHIBALD SMITH. Jan 1791 DAVID SMITH, a justice. 24 Jan 1791 HUGH SMITH and ARCHIBALD SMITH, Jurors. 25 Jan 1791 Suit #76: PAT SMITH vs John McNeill. 26 Jan 1791 ARCHIBALD SMITH, grand juror. Bill of Sale: BENJAMIN SMITH to James Porterfield proved by Stephen Gilmore. Hector Buchanan apptd tax collector in Capt. McNeill's, Turner's, SMITH'S and Avera's dist. Daniel Rea apptd tax collector in Capt. Munro's and DANIEL SMITH'S dist for 1790. Will of Charles Blalock proved by Samuel Northington. ARCHIBALD SMITH allowed 3:18 for attending as a juror at Fayetteville Superior Court December term 1790. 27 Jan 1791 Deed: Aaron Binson to JOHN SMITH proved by Thomas Avera. Deed: EZEKIEL SMITH to John Adams proved by BENJAMIN SMITH. 28 Jan 1791 Following justices to take in tax lists in the following districts: DAVID SMITH in Turner's dist. John Campbell in A. SMITH'S dist. James Campbell in NEILL SMITH'S dist. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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