North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register Extracts
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Vol. No. I, published quarterly
THE NORTH CAROLINA
Historical and Genealogical Register
EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA
ABSTRACT OF WILLS.
(Taken from the Secretary of State’s office, Raleigh, N. C. Executed and probated prior to 1760. All wills probated before 1760 were filed with the Secretary of the Colony and recorded by him. Not until after 1760 were the wills recorded in the counties where the testator lived. This list is alphabetically arranged for the convenience of the reader.)
Pt-ter Ganlitt. Dead ; no will ; Thos. Pollock administrator; May 12,1702. (Indian.)
ABSTRACT OF CONVEYANCES.
(Compiled from Ihe office of Register of Deeds, for Chowan County, at Edenton, N. C. These records include all deeds and conveyances for Bertie and Hertford Counties to 1722, Tyrrell and Washington Counties to 1729, and Gates County to 1778. The names of the Bargainor and Bargainee are given, the date of the conveyance, number of acres of land or number of town lot, and the names of the witnesses to the instrument.)
Peter Cornelas, to Peter Gansett (Indian). Tract of land on SW side of the mouth of Cassaya River (Cashie), where it enters into Morattuck River; 100 acres; September 23, 1701.
*Note.— Peter Gansett was an Indian.