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Source: Province of North Carolina, 1663-1729
        Abstracts Of Land Patents
        by Margaret M. Hofmann

Patent Book One:

Patent 175, Pg. 67, George Harris, 25 February 1696, 624 acres in
Pasquotank Precinct, Joining Francis Hendrick, a Great swamp, and
another Swamp  /s/ John Archdale, Danl. Akehurst, Francis Tomes, Tho.
Pollock, Saml. Swann, Henderson Walker

Patent 248, Pg. 92, Andrew Cashane(?), 25 February 1696, 150 acres in
Couratuck Precinct, joining Richard Harris and a large Swamp /s/ John
Archdale, Danl. Akehurst, Fra. Toms, Tho. Pollock, Saml. Swann,
Henderson Walker

Patent 255, pg. 95, Richard Harris, 25 February 1696, 268 acres on
the west side of Couratuck Bay in Couratuck Precinct, joining the
bank of the sd. bay,Richard Comingford, and a Great pond  /s/ John
Archdale, Danl. Akehurst, Fra. Toms, Tho. Pollock, Saml. Swann,
Henderson Walker

Patent 383, pg. 141, George Harris, Junior, 7 November 1704, 300
acres in Pasquotank precinct at the head of Nobs Creek on the S. W.
side of Pascotank River, joining the N. side of the second Branch,
the main Swamp, a branch, and Mr. Pritchard   /s/ Robt. Daniel, Sam.
Swann, Francis Tomes, W. Glover

Patent 384, pg. 141, George Harris, Senior, 7 November 1704, 342
acres in Pascotank precinct, joining Thomas Cartwright, a swamp, and
the fork of a small creek to the mouth thereof  /s/ Robt. Daniell,
Saml. Swann, Francis Tomes, W. Glover

Patent 385, pg. 141, John and Thomas Harris, 7 November 1704, 624
acres in Pasquotank precinct on the S. W. side of Pasquotank River,
joining Franics Hendrick, a great Swamp, and another swamp  /s/ Robt.
Daniell, Sam. Swann, Franics Tomes, W. Glover

Patent 494, pg. 176, Daniel Hallsey, 8 March 1711/12, 630 acres on
Rockahock branch in Chowan precinct, joining near ye head of a spring
branch, Tottering bridge branch, and John Harris   /s/ Edward Hyde,
N. Chevin, Tho. Boyd, Tho. Peterson

Patent 691, pg. 238, William Fallaugh, 30 August 1714, 440 acres in
Chowan precinct on ye N. E. side of Racoack Creek, joining John
Harris, ye Holly pocoson, Thomas Graylor, Matthew Bryan, ye head of
Cypress branch, Nico Blackman, Cypress Creek Swamp, and sd.
Racoack  /s/ Cha. Eden, Thos. Boyd, N. Chevin, Wm. Reed, C. Gale,
Fras. Foster

Patent 744, pg. 254, Charles Hopton, 20 December 1708, 230 acres
assigned unto Edmond Ennitt and from him (assigned) to Thomas Harris,
joining William Brice, John Simmons, and ye River  /s/ Thomas Cary,
Edwd. Moseley, Francis Foster, John Hawkins

Patent 745, pg. 254, William Handcock, 10 September 1707, 320 acres
called Green Spring assigned by Thomas Morris and from Handcock to
Charles Hopton and from Hopton to Thomas Harriss (the sd. land) lying
below Williaams Creek in Nuse and joining the Creek   /s/ Thos Cary,
Samuel Swann, Edwd. Moseley, Wm. Glover, Francis Foster

Patent 917, pg. 300, Thomas Harriss, 1 March 1719/20, 280 acres in
Neuse, joining ye fork of Brices Creek, Edmd. Enet, and ye sd.
Creek   /s/ Cha. Eden, Tho. Pollock, Richd, Sanderson, Fre. Jones,
John Hecklefield

Patent 918, pg. 300, Thomas Harris, 1 March 1719/20, 640 acres in
South River in Neuse, joining ye mouth of a small gut and ye
River  /s/ Cha. Eden, Tho. Pollock, Richd, Sanderson, Fre. Jones,
John Hecklefield

Patent Book Three:

Patent 1574, pg. 8, John Arthur, 5 April 1720, 630 acres in Chowan
Precinct in Rockahock, joining ye head of Spring Branch, Tottering
bridge branch, ye bridge, and John Harris.   Witnesses: Cha. Eden,
Thos. Pollock, Wm. Reed, Richd. Sanderson, John Hecklefield.

Patent 1619, pg. 19, Thomas Hooper, 10 August 1720, 220 acres in
Chowan precinct on the South side of Morattuck river, joining
Beaverdam Swamp, Thomas Harris, Heugh's swamp, a branch, and Hugh
Conway.  Witnesses: Cha. Eden, Thos. Pollock, Wm. Reed, Richd.
Sanderson, Fra. Foster   Marginal note indicated: Lapsed in Col.
Worsley's name 26 August 1726

Patent 1791, pg. 63, William Fallaw, 30 March 1721, 322 acres in
Chowan precinct, joining John Jones, William Woodley, ye fish pond,
John Harice decd., ye horse head branch, and the mouth and side of a
cypress branch issueing out of ye Westermost side of Matchecommack
Creek. Witnesses: Cha. Eden, Wm. Reed, Fra. Forster, Richd.
Sanderson, John Lovick

Patent Book Eight:

Patent 2818, pg. 145, James Halsey, 26 March 1717, 630 acres on
Rockahock Branch in Chowan precinct, joining the head of Spring
branch, Tottoring Bridge branch, and John Harris.  Witnesses: Cha.
Eden, Thos. Pollock, Fra. Foster, N. Chevin, T. Knight.

Patent 3058, pg. 213, Harrice Willowby, 1 March 1719/20, 147 acres in
Perquimons precinct, joining Samuel Pricklowe, Thomas Snowden, Thomas
Holloway, and Godfrey.  Witnesses: Cha. Eden, Thos. Pollock, Fre.
Jones, Richd. Sanderson, John Hecklefield. Issued in John Willowby's
name pat. dat(ed)the 27th Novr. 1727

Patent 3059, pg. 214, Thomas Peirce, 1 March 1719/20, 100 acres in
Perquimons precinct, joining Samuel Pricklove, Harice Willowby, ____
Evans, and Godfrey. Witnesses: Cha. Eden, Thos Pollock, Fre. Jones,
Richd. Sanderson, John Hecklefield

Patent 3067, pg. 216, William Havet, 1 March 1719/20, 519 acres in
Chowan precinct at the head of Yawpim, joining Henry Claton, William
Privet, William Harrice, John Harrice, Margaret Simons, and William
White.  Witnesses: Cha. Eden, Thos. Pollock, Fre. Jones, Richd.
Sanderson, John Hecklefield

Patent 3162, pg. 245, Janas Waterman, 22 November 1714, 16 acres on
ye S. W. side of Pasquotank river, joining the head of a Branch, Jane
Tull, George Harris, and the main swamp.  Witnesses: (not given)

Patent 3178, pg. 251, Thomas Cartwright, 22 November 1714, 400 acres
on ye S. W. side of Pasquotank river, joining a small branch, Joseph
Murdin, George Harris, and the swamp.  Witnesses: (not given)

Patent 3317, pg. 286, Richard Madren, 1 october 1715, 430 acres in
Pasquotank precinct on ye back of Nobbs Creek Swamp, joining Fisher,
Harris, a swamp, and Lewis.  Witnesses: Charles Eden, Thos. Pollock,
Chris. Gale, Fra. Foster, T. Knight

Patent 3327, pg. 289, Henry Nicholls, 19 May 1715, 138 acres, joining
James ______, Gregory Harris, and the head of a branch to ye fork of
ye sd. branch.  Witnesses: Cha. Eden, Thos. Pollock, N. Chevin, Ch.
Gale, T. Knight


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Ira L. Harris III
Evansville, Indiana


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