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Records of Craven County, NC



By Elizabeth Moore

The title says it all!!! 210 pages (20 page index) of Craven County records.

Table of Contents:



The Founding of New Bern

Abstracts of Some Land Transfers, 17121764, from Craven County Records

Patents Granted by State of North Carolina, Craven County

Abstracts of Some Early Land Transfers in Craven County

Abstracts of Land Transfers, Beaufort County, N. C.

Some Jones County Deed Abstracts

Some Onslow County Land Transfers

People and Places in Old Carolina

Petitions Regarding Roads in Craven County

Mills in Craven County

The Port of New Bern

Marine List, Port of New Bern

Laws of North Carolina, 1816

Early Churches in Craven County

A Letter from Mr. Alexander Stewart to the Secretary

A Letter from John Stanly, Esq., to M. C. Stephens, Esq.

The Hawks Family of New Bern

Madam Mary Vail Jones Willson Moore

Will of Madam Moore

Will of Harding Jones

Schoolmaster Thomas Tomlinson

Will of Thomas Tomlinson

Will of Moses Griffin

William Lister, Merchant of New Bern

Minutes, New Bern Public Library A Love Letter That Became a Will

Will of Farnifold Green, 1759

Will of Farnifold Green, 1774

Will of James Bryan

Will of Richard Graves

Will of John Oliver, 1766

Will of Mary Oliver, 1794

Will of John Oliver, 1776

Will of William Oliver, 1799

Will of Thomas Oliver, 1811

Will of Joseph Oliver, 1810vCraven County Administration Bonds

Inventory and Sales of the Estate of Isaac Cole

Sales of the Estates of Ephraim Lane and Sarah Lane

The Estate of Lancelot Berry

Land Grants to Edward Franck and Sale of his Estate

Account of the Estate of William S. Sparrow

Sale of the Estate of Jacob Mitchell

Abstracts from Court Records of Craven County

The Case of the Pale Blue Sow

Notes from the OMeara vs. Manning & Kean Lawsuit

Petition of Thomas Telfair and Others

Petition Regarding Property of Jeremiah Vail, Deceased

The Heirs of Mary Witherspoon Deceased

James and Henry Snoad Bonner vs. William Stewart

The Deposition of Elizabeth B. Jones

Partition of the Lands of John Frink Smith, 1833

The Rainbow Creek Dispute

A Boundary Line Dispute

Interesting Court Cases in Craven County

The Murder Trial of Manuel Antonie

In the County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1785

The Man Who Came Down The Chimney

Names of Soldiers in the War of 1812

Mariners and Marines of the General lash, 1780

Two Charges of Treason, 1777 1779

John Davis, an Officer in the Revolution

Will of James Davis

A Letter to Mr. James G. Stanly

General William Bryan

New Berns Early Newspapers

Newspaper Notices

New Bern Within the Memory of the Oldest Inhabitant, 1830 1860


Aarons, Abbott, Abendanon, Abercrornbie, Ackis, Acklin, Aclin, Adams, Agent, Alderson, Aldridge, Alexander, Allcock, Allen, Allerson, Almond, Always, Ambrose, Anderson, Andrews, Anthony, Antonie, Archdale, Ardene, Armanie, Armontree, Armstrong, Army, Arnett, Arnol, Arnold, Arter, Arthur, Ashe, Assheton, Atherly, Atkinson, Attmore, Austin, Auston, Averett, Avery, Avis, Ayer, Ayers, Backhouse, Backus, Badger, Baker, Balch, Baldwin, Ball, Band, Bangs, Banks, Barber, Barclay, Baren, Barker, Barleyback, Barnes, Barnwell, Barren, Barrenton, Barrington, Barrinton, Barron, Barrons, Barrow, Barry, Bartlet, Bartlett, Basinger, Bass, Basset, Bassett, Batchelor, Bates, Battle, Baxter, Bear, Beard, Bears, Beasley, Beaving, Beckwith, Becton, Bedscot, Bedscott, Bell, Bells, Benners, Benson, Benton, Berkeley, Bernard, Berney, Berry, Betsworth, Bettner, Betts, Bexley, Biddle, Bigeloe, Biggs, Bird, Bishop, Black, Blackford, Blackledge, Blackshear, Blackwell, Blair, Blake, Blakeley, Blakely, Blanchard, Blank, Blanks, Bleakley, Blight, Blin, Blinn, Blount, Blounts, Bogay, Bogue, Bohannon, Bond, Bonner, Bonners, Booth, Bootz, Boston, Botsworth, Bouden, Bould, Bowers, Bowie, Boyd, Bradford, Bragg, Brags, Brame, Branton, Bray, Brice, Bright, Brights, Brinson, Brite, Brock, Brockett, Brogman, Broler, Brook, Brookfields, Brooks, Broquoman, Brother, Broughton, Browler, Brown, Browne, Browns, Broxen, Bruce, Brugman, Brunny, Bryan, Bryant, Buchanan, Buck, Bull, Burch, Burden, Burgwin, Burke, Burleigh, Burner, Burnet, Burney, Burns, Burnside, Bush, Butler, Buxton, Bynum, Cahoon, Caldwell, Calef, Callihan, Calloway, Cameron, Campbell, Campen, Canady, Cannon, Canton, Cape, Capps, Caps, Carmack, Carman, Carnegay, Carney, Carpenter, Carr, Carraway, Carruthers, Carter, Carthy, Cartwright, Carty, Caruthers, Casey, Cash, Castex, Caswell, Caton, Causey, Cazenone,, Chadwick, Chance, Channey, Chanywoolf, Chapman, Chariton, Charity, Charles, Charlotte, Chase, Cheeke, Chenawolf, Chenewolf, Chester, Chew, Childs, Church, Churchill, Clancy, Claney, Clark, Claypoole, Clayton, Clear, Cleary, Cleeves, Clegg, Clement, Clements, Clemmons, Clifton, Clitherall, Clitherell, Clitman, Coart, Cobb, Cogdell, Coghlan, Cole, Colleton, Collier, Collins, Combs, Conard, Conklin, Connell, Connelly, Conner, Connor, Constable, Constock, Conway, Cook, Cooke, Cookson, Coons, Cooper, Coor, Copper, Cording, Corkins, Cornell, Cotterell, Covell, Cowan, Coward, Cox, Coy, Craddock, Craft, Cranston, Cratch, Crawford, Creekman, Creekmore, Creel, Crispin, Crittenden, Crocker, Crook, Crooke, Croom, Crutchfield, Cruthers, Cullen, Cunningham, Curmon, Curtis, Custis, Cuthbert, Cutherill, Cuthrel, Cuthrell, Cuthril, Cuthrill, Cutler, Daly, Dam, Dampier, Danes, Daniel, Daniels, Darden, Darnall, Darnell, Daughety, Daves, Davie, Davis, Daw, Daway, Daws, Dawson, De La Mare, Dear, Dearham, deGraffenreid, deGraffenried, Delamar, Delamare, DelaStatias, Delemars, Delomar, Denard, Denham, Dennes, Denning, Deshon, Desmond, Devereaux, Dew, Dewey, Dickenson, Dickerson, Dickey, Dickinson, Dickson, Dismount, Divine, Dixon, Dobbs, Doe, Doggett, Donald, Donaldson, Donnell, Dore, Doty, Douse, Dove, Dowdes, Dowdy, Downing, Downs, Draper, Dreading, Drew, Drewy, Driggers, Dring, Drinkwill, Dudley, Duffy, Duguid, Duncan, Dunn, Dupee, Durand, Durant, Durham, Durong, Eagles, Easter, Easterling, Eaton, Eden, Edmondson, Edmonson, Edmundson, Edwards, Egan, Eldridge, Elis, Ellenwood, Ellis, Ellison, Emery, Emmett, Emory, Enoch, Erbin, Ernul, Erwin, Eselick, Eslick, Etienne, Evans, Even, Everington, Everitt, Fanning, Farnham, Farrow, Fellards, Fen, Fender, Fenderson, Fenner, Ferebee, Fergas, Fergeson, Ferguson, Ferrand, Fescue, Fields, Finigin, Fipps, Fips, Fisher, Fitch, Flanner, Flowers, Flybus, Foard, Fontaigne, Fonvielle, Fonville, Forbes, Ford, Fordham, Forguson, Forlaw, Forsythe, Foscue, Foster, Fowler, Fox, Foy, Franck, Francks, Francois, Frank, Franklin, Franks, Frazier, Freeman, Freshwater, Friedly, Frink, Frion, Frohock, Frontis, Fry, Fuet, Fulch, Fulcher, Fulford, Fulker, Fuller, Fulsher, Fulshire, Futch, Gabriel, Gaines, Galaspie, Gale, Gales, Gallaway, Galloway, Gardens, Gardner, Garret, Garrett, Garrock, Gaskill, Gaskin, Gaskins, Gaston, Gates, Gatlen, Gatlin, Gause, Gavin, Gayer, Gelff, Gerock, Gerrard, Gibbons, Gibbs, Gibson, Gilaspey, Gilbert, Gildersleeve, Gill, Gillespie, Gillet, Gillett, Gilly, Gilstrap, Ginney, Gipson, Gitstrap, Glasgow, Glazier, Glen, Glenn,, Glisson, Glover, Godbee, Godfrey, Godley, Goff, Goldssmith, Golf, Goochland, Good, Goode, Goodell, Goodin, Gooding, Goodman, Gordon, Gould, Gourdon, Grace, Graham, Granade, Granado, Granberry, Grant, Graves, Gray, Greaves, Green, Greene, Gregory, Grenberry, Grey, Griffin, Griffith, Griffiths, Grimes, Grinder, Grissett, Grist, Grover, Grubbs, Guion, Gunter, Gurling, Gwaltnea, Hackett, Hales, Hall, Halling, Hamilton, Hamm, Hammock, Hammond, Hammontree, Hancock, Hand, Handcock, Hankins, Hanks, Hannis, Hanrahan, Harard, Harding, Hardison, Hardwick, Hardy, Harford, Harfort, Hargett, Harker, Harkill, Harper, Harris, Harrison, Harrold, Hart, Hartley, Hartsfield, Harvey, Hasel, Haskill, Haskins, Haskinson, Haslen, Hatch, Hatchell, Haughton, Havens, Haw, Hawes, Hawke, Hawkins, Hawks, Hawley, Hay, Hays, Haywood, Hazard, Hearne, Heartt, Heath, Hellen, Henderson, Henry, Herbert, Heritage, Heron, Herrington, Herritage, Hickman, Hicks, Hickson, Higgins, Highfield, Hightower, Hill, Hinckley, Hines, Hinson, Hoard, Hodge, Hodges, Hogg, Holland, Holliday, Hollingsworth, Hollister, Holloway, Hollowell, Holmes, Holt, Holten, Holton, Hood, Hooker, Hooks, Hooper, Hoover, Hopkins, Hopton Hord, Horsend, Horsey, Horton, Hoskins, House, Howard, Howcott, Howe, Howell, Howland, Hoy, Hubbard, Hudley, Huggins, Hughes, Human, Humes, Humphrey, Hunley, Hunt, Hurd, Hurer, Hurt, Husband, Hutchins, Hutchinson, Hutson, Hutton, Hyde, Hyman, Ince, Ingram, Ipock, Iredell, Ireland, Irons, Irving, Isler, Ives, Ivey, Jack, Jackson, James, Jarman, Jarrell, Jarvis, Jasper, Jennings, Jerkins, Jetty, Jewell, John, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Jons, Jordan, Judd, Judy, Jump, Justice, Justin, Justis, Kean, Keeling, Keiling, Keith, Kellenberger, Kelley, Kelly, Kenan, Kennedy, Kenny, Kernegee, Kerney, Kilpatrick, Kincey, Kinchen, King, Kinse, Kinsey, Kirby, Kirk, Kirton, Knight, Knott, Knowles, Knox, Koonce, Kornegay, Kutchins, Kyle, La Pierre, LaBatte, Lacey, Lacy, Lambert, Lambertson, Lambeth, Lamotte, Lamson, Lane, Lang, Langhorn, Lanier, LaPierre, Latchwell, Latham, Latimer, Launders, Laur, Lavendar, Lavender, Lawley, Lawson, Leach, Leath, Lee, Leech, LeGrand, Leigh, Lennard, Lent, Lente, Lepper, Letcher, Levy, Lewcos, Lewis, Lickblat, Lillington, Lindsay, Lingfield, Linkfield, Linnington, Linston, Lintfield, Linton, Lippiner, Lipsey, Lister, Little, Littleton, Locke, Lockhart, Lockheart, Lockwood, Loftin, London, Loomis, Lord, Lovekin, Lovet, Lovett, Lovick, Lowthrop, Lucas, Lues, Lund, Luther, Lyman, Lyndsay, Lynfield, m, MacCafferty, MacCay, MacClaine, Machen, Mack, Mackey, Mackilwean, Mackleroy, Macon, Madden, Mallison, Malpass, Malpuss, Manley, Manly, Manney, Manning, Manuel, Markell, Marr, Marrett, Marsh, Marshal, Marshall, Marsters, Marti, Martin, Mason, Massey, Master, Masters, Mastin, Mathews, Maulden, Mauldin, Maule, Maxwell, Mayhew, Mayo, McAden, McCafferty, McCarthy, McCartney, McCauslan, McClure, McCotter, McCoy, McDaniel, McFarlan, McIlwain, McIntire, McKay, McKellar, McKey, McKinlay, McKinley, McKubins, McLin, McManus, Meadows, Mears, Mebane, MeCoy, Medlin, Meggs, Melton, Melvin, Mendin, Meredith, Merrick, Mershon, Merwin, Mesick, Metcalf, Mews, Michael, Michelson, Mikell, Mildron, Mill, Miller, Mills, Mitchell, Molpus, Monck, Montague, Montford, Montfort, Montgomery, Moor, Moore, Moors, Mordecai, Morgan, Morgin, Morpus, Morris, Morse, Moseley, Moseleys, Moss, Mourning, Moye, Mumford, Munden, Munsun, Murden, Murdock, Murphey, Murphy, Murray, Muse, Nash, Nashes, Nastead, Neal, Neale, Neil, Nelson, Nicholas, Nickel, Nickels, Nickles, Nixon, Noble, Nobles, Noe, Norcott, Northam, Nunn, Odiorne, Ogden, Oliver, OMeara, ONeal, ONeale, Onion, Orme, Ormsbee, Ormsby, Osborn, Osborne, Osgood, Osteen, Outlaw, Owen, Owens, Owin, Oxenwall, Oxley, Oyre, Pacey, Pacy, Pain, Pall, Palmer, Parish, Parker, Parks, Parrott, Parsons, Partridge, Pasey, Pasteur, Pate, Patridge, Patterson, Patty, Paul, Pearce, Pearson, Peat, Peet, Pellman, Pelson, Pemberton, Pendar, Pender, Pendleton, Perdue, Perenett, Perkins, Perry, Peters, Peterson, Pettiver, Phelps, Phemmer, Phillips, Philsock, Phipps, Physioc, Pickel, Pierce, Pierson, Pigott, Pilson, Pindar, Pinkett, Pitt, Pittman, Pitts, Pleasants, Pledger, Pleger, Plomer, Polk, Pollards, Pollock, Polly, Pope, Porter, Post, Potter, Powell, Powers, Prentice, Prentiss, Prescot, Prescott, Price, Pridgen, Primrose, Pritchard, Proctor, Provat, Pryor, Pugh, Purcer, Purefoy, Purifoy, Purify, Purser, Putnall, Pyott, Rainsford, Ralston, Ramsey, Randall, Ranson, Ravenscroft, Rayor, Read, Reashead, Redwick, Reed, Reel, Reid, Reilly, Remer, Remm, Ren, Rengold, Resonover, Respass, Rew, Rhem, Rhodes, Rhom, Rice, Rich, Richards, Richardson, Richebourg, Rickertson, Rico, Ridgeley, Ridgely, Riding, Riggs, Right, Rigney, Ritten, Robard, Robearts, Roberts, Robertson, Robinson, Robson, Rodger, Roe, Rogers, , Romayne, Ronshaw, Rooks, Rothwell, Rotten, Roulain, Rountree, Rouse, Routledge, Row, Rowan, Rowe, Rufus, Rumley, Rumsey, Rush, Russ, Russel, Russell, Rutledge, Ryal, Salbyran, Salmon, Salter, Sanders, Sanderson, Sandy, Sanford, Sapp, Sarjons, Sasser, Satawhite, Saunders, Savage, Sawyer, Scarborough, Schaw, Schekleford, Schnell, Scott, Seabrook, Seal, Searles, Sears, Seawell, Shackelford, Shanawolf, Shanawolfe, Shanawoolf, Shanewolf, Shanewool, Shanklen, Sharp, Shaw, Sheets, Shelfor, Shellford, Shepard, Sherlock, Sherratt, Shine, Shines, Shotwell, Shuebly, Shulock, Shute, Sigley, Silby, Silliman, Simmons, Simon, Simons, Simonson, Simpkins, Simpson, 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Schellebeck, Vance, Vaughn, Veal, Vendrick, Vendricks, Venery, Verery, Verham, Vernaham, Vickers, Vine, Vines, Vipon, Waddell, Wade, Wadsworth, Wainright, Waistcoat, Waite, Walker, Wall, Wallace, Wallis, Walsworth, Waples, Ward, Wards, Ware, Warner, Warsley, Warton, Washington, Waters, Watson, Watters, Watts, Wayne, Waynn, Weatherington, Weaver, Webb, Webber, Weeks, Welch, Weldon, Welles, Wells, Wenham, West, Westbrook, Westbrooke, Wetmore, Wexdell, Wharton, Wheeler, Whitaker, White, Whitehead, Whitehurst, Whitfield, Whitford, Whiting, Whitley, Whitney, Whitty, Wickliff, Wickliffe, Wiggins, Wilcocks, Wilcox, Wiley, Wilkerson, Wilkes, Wilkey, Wilkins, Wilks, Willcock, Willcocks, William, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Williss, Wills, Willson, Wilson, Wine, Wingate, Winham, Winn, Winstein, Wishaw, Witherenton, Witherington, Witherspoon, Witherton, Womble, Wondrell, Wood, Woodard, Woodberry, Woods, Worley, Worsley, Worstly, Worthington, Wrack, Wrenford, Wrenn, Wrensford, Wright, Yancey, Yeats, Yoamans, Yoamons, York, Yorke, Young,