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         Edward Harris Will, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn
        Book 6, 1803-1808, pages 370-371

January 24, 1807 - Proved August Court 1807
EDWARD HARRIS wills to his son Jonathan Harris a tract of land on
west side of west prong of Newlight creek adjoining his still house
and lands of Jeremiah Bailey, Robert Allen, and Joseph Bridges, a cow
and 2 yearlings, a feather bed and furniture, blacksmith's tools, and
1/2 of my carpenter's tools; to son Elijah Harris, land adjoining
that above given my son Jonathan, Jeremiah Bailey's, Thos.
Winningham's and that I am giving my wife for her use during her
lifetime, a gun, a cow and yearling and 1/2 of my carpenter's tools;
to daughter Anne Upchurch, 5 shillings; to daughter Fanny Jackson, 5
shillings; to daughter Mary Bailey, 5 shillings; to daughter Martha
Bailey, 5 shillings and a negro man slave; to wife Priscilla, a negro
man slave for her life and, at her death, to Edward, son of my son
Elijah Harris; to wife, all furniture, stock, tools and land whereon
I live (excepting that given away herein) for her lifetime.
Exrs: Samuel Parker and wife Priscilla Harris.
Wts: Major Moore
A caveat entered to the probate of will and jury called to decide
issue--- decided in favor of executors.

Page 372 --- August 3, 1807 --- Inventory of estate of Edward Harris,
deceased, by exrs. --- lists negores, etc.

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Amos Gooch, Granville County, N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 9, 1821-1824,  pp. 118-119

March 17, 1821 --- proved May Court 1822 ---
Amos Gooch wills to daughter Betsey Jones land on Tar River at Webb's
line, Wright's line, David Parker's line to Mill Creek and at my
line, formerly Joseph Gooch's line, to Lewis Bennett's line, and
Polley Harris, mother of said Betsey Jones is to have 30 acres of
this land for her life, then to Betsey Jones forever, and also to
Betsey Jones, 7 negroes, an 8 gallon still, walnut desk forever; the
490 acre tract on Reedy Creek, the two tracts on Fishing Creek
containing 100 acres each, and another tract on Mill Creek, Tar
River, and 11 negroes are to be divided between William Harris, Nancy
Harris, John Harris, Jane Harris, children of Polley Harris, and all
else divided between my daughter Betsey Jones and all the others
herein mentioned, but to my brother Daniel Gooch $10.00 and no more,
and heirs of my brother William Gooch $10.00 and no more.  Exrs:
William Webb and Thomas Jones.  Wts: Daniel T. Gooch, Henry W.
Jones.  (Daniel Gooch sr. contested will.)

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of George Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 8, 1816-1821  pp. 360-361

March 1, 1820 --- proved May Court 820 ---
George Harris wills to wife Keziah all I own for her lifetime; to
daughter Mary Harris, a bed and furniture, cow and calf, chest and
whatever else she has bought in the house; to daughers Mary Harris,
Elizabeth Hicks, Keziah Earl Rowland, $200.00; to children of
daughter Fanny Kelly Duty, $200.00 divided between them; to my
children, excepting Fanny Kelly Duty, all remainder of my estate, the
children of daughter Fanny K. Duty taking a child's part, in room of
their mother; my son George W. Harris to be given the $200.00 to keep
in trust for the children of my daughter and give to them when of age
or married; I wish my daughter Mary to have the house to live in for
her natural life unless the other legatees wish to furnish her a
dwelling and, in that case, they may sell the plantation and house
theron; my man Tom to be bought by Presly Rowland if he wishes but,
if not, then to some member of the family and not sold outside the
family.  Exrs: George W. Harris, son-in-law Abner Hicks.  Wts: Jos.
B. Littlejohn, James Taylor.

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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 Will of Hardy Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 12, 1830-1833,  pp. 350-352

May 11, 1832 --- proved August Court 1832 ---
Hardy Harris wills to have estate kept together after paying his
debts for educating my 3 youngest children: Lucy V., Andrew J., and
Hardy Harris; I lend to wife Rebecca land on which I live, negroes
and livestock, a featherbed and furniture, and a year's support; to
daughter Caroline W. Harris, negroes which she is not to take until
the younger children are educated and a featherbed and furniture; to
daughter Sally M. and Lucy V. Harris the same as to Caroline W.; to
son Andrew Jackson Harris, at death or remarriage of my wife Rebecca,
negroes and half the value of land I now live on; to son Andrew J.,
negroes, featherbed and furniture which he is not to take until
younger children are educaated or he is 21 years old; to son Hardy
Harris, the other half value of land whereon I live, at death of my
wife, but not to take them until the children are educated or he is
21 years old; to sons Andrew Jackson and Hardy Harris, 2 negroes
divided between them at death of my wife; my land in Warren County to
be sold and also a negro and my cart and pay my debts and if this is
not enough, then sell the clock and a part of my stock.  Exrs: Andrew
Jackson Harris and Hardy Harris, my sons, and my wife Rebecca.  Wts:
Ozburn Vaughn, Francis McGraw.  Codicil: give to Caroline 2 negroes.

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Richard Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 2, 1787-1792, pp. 11-12

March 30, 1785 --- proved May Court 1787 ---
Richard Harris wills to his daughers Jemima Ford, Molly Beardon, and
Lucy Parker each one negro; to daughter Mary Harris, a negro, a
feather bed and furniture; to my son Richard Harris , a negro; to son
Charles Harris, all my land on east side of Cattail creek; to son
Samuel Harris, all land on west side of Owen creek and a negro; to
son Tyre Harris, all land I had of Grigs on east side of Owen creek
(my wife's life interest excepted), and a negro; the land I bought of
John Cordor to be sold to pay my debts; to my wife Priscilla, the use
of my plantation, tools, household goods, stock, and 5 negroes and,
at her death, divided to all my children.  Exrs: Benjamin Beardon,
Samuel Harris, my son, and my wife Priscilla.  Wts: John Badget,
Peter Badget, Jonathan Badget.
 

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Robert Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 1, 1772-1787, pp. 519-521

June 1, 1875 --- proved August Court 1786 ---
Will of Robert Harris: to my niece Mary Harris, daughter of David
Harris, my best bed and furniture, and a cow and calf; to my grandson
Thomas Harris, son of Thomas Harris, a negro and all land I own
adjoining Kimbrough, Ogelvie, and Thomas Wilbourne, except 100 acres
which is to be laid off for Thomas Wilbourn; to daugher Mary Ogelvie,
50 pds.; to daughter Limander (Gimender?) Hampton, 50 pds.; all else
sold and divided to sons Christopher, Sherwood, Robert, David, and
Samuel Harris; to my wife Lemander Harris, a negro and all property
she has in her possession if she can give just cause for leaving her
marriage bed and, if not, all sold and divided as heretofore
directed. exrs: my son Sherwood Harris, Samuel Harris, and friend
Col. Joseph Taylor.  Wts: R. D. Cooke, Temperance Wilbourn, John
Ogelvie.

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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 Will of Samuel Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 10, 1824-1828,  p. 55

January 31, 1825 --- proved August Court 1825 ---
Samuel Harris wills to granddaughter Margrit Hix, a negro girl and
her increase; to grandson Archibald Hix, a negro boy and forever; all
else of my estate to my 4 children: Augustine, Robert, Thomas and
Temperance.  Exrs: Robert Longmire, Ben H. Wortham.  Wts: James H.
Bryant, Robertson Bryant, Saml. B. Bryant.
 

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Sherwood Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source:Abstracts of The Wills And Estate Records
       Of Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
       by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Unrecorded Wills, 1746-1771, Page 20

June 15, 1763 --- proved August court 1763 on oath of Patrick Brady
and Ralph Hudspeth.  Jane Harris and Robert Harris qualified as exrs.
Sherwood Harris wills to his son Sherwood Harris 160 acres of land
which he bought of Jonothan White and also the plantation whereon
Henry White formerly lived; to my daughter Mary Hix (Hicks), 100
acres --- part of a larger tract bought of Jonathan White, whereon
her husband Absalom Hix now dwells; to my son-in-law Absalom Hix, all
sums of money due me; to daughter Sarah Harris, a mare called Pheaby;
to my son Sherwood harris, a black natural pacing mare, a saddle and
bridle; to son John Harris, all my wearing apparel and a gun; to my
daughter Jemima White, 5 shillings sterling of England; to my
granddaughter Mercey White, 20  pds. when she arrive to age 18 or
married; to Joshua Hays, 200 acres of the land I bought of Jonathan
White on condition he pay 60 pds. to my executors on demand --- if he
fails to do so, then the land sold; to wife Jane, a white horse which
is now in possession of James Farguson, a side saddle, the best bed
and furniture I have; to daughter Sarah Harris, a feather bed and
furniture; to wife Jane all the other beds and bedding for use of my
younger children: Ann and Elizabeth Harris, and also all my stock; to
daughter Ann, a white horse I had of Gibson; all other estate sold
and money devided to my three youngest children: Ann, Sherwood, and
Elizabeth Harris; my executors to make good the deed for me of 320
acres on Fishing Creek bought of John Jones.  Exrs: my wife Jane
Harris, brother Robert Harris. Wts: Patrick Braddey, Ralph Hudspeth,
William Hendren

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Temperance Wilborn, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 10, 1824-1828,  p. 236 through 238

April 12, 1826 --- proved August Court 1826 ---
Temperance Wilborn wills to Margaret, daughter of John F. Ward, 13
negroes, a bureau now in possession of Mrs. Norfleet and if she die
before 21, the negroes to be divided to John Amis, Augustin Harris,
children of Robert Harris (or their heirs), Thomas A. Harris,
children of Temperance Bryant or their issue, to niece Mary, wife of
Lemuel Long; executors to sell 4 of my negroes herein named and put
money to interest until my niece Mary Thomas Phillips comes of age or
marriedd but if she die before either, the sum divided as follow: to
children of Robert Harris, Thomas A. Harris, children of Temperance
Bryant, Mary, wife of Lemuel Long; to William Amis, son of my nephew
John D. Amis, one negro; to Augustin Harris, 3 beds and furniture, 3
negroes, a horse and $100.00; to Temperance Bryant, 3 negroes and, at
her death, to her children; to John D. Amis, 5 negroes; to Temperance
Harris, daughter of Robert Harris, a negro girl and also a negro to
Nancy, daughter of Robert Harris; to Margaret Hicks, daughter of
Willis Hicks, $100.00 and if die under age or unmarried, to go to
children of Robert Harris, and others named above in this will; to
Thomas Wilborn Harris, son of Thomas A. Harris, a negro boy; two
negroes sold and money divided between Thomas A. Harris and children
of Robert Harris when 21 years old; to Charlotte Phillips, daughter
of Mathew Phillips, $100.00; to Bessy Reems, a cow and calf; to
Margaret Parrish, 3 negroes; to Thomas Bryant and Samuel Bryant,
children of Termperance Bryant, the land whereon I now live
containing 200 acres; to Protestant Episcopal Church of North
Carolina, $100.00; the residue of estate sold to pay my debts and if
any left to each of the following one part: children of Robert
Harris, John D. Amis, Thomas A., and Augustin Harris, each a part,
childrn of Temperance Bryant, Margaret Ward, all claims I have
against Augustine Harris, Temperance Bryant, and Samuel Parish, I
give to them.  Exrs: Dr. James Webb, Thomas D. Benneham.  Wts: Jesse
J. Kelly, Robert Longmire, Isaac N. Jones.  Executors refused to
qualify and administrator to Augustin Harris.

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Thomas Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts Of The Wills And Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 1, 1772-1787, pp. 277-278

September 25, 1779 --- May Court 1789, proved --
Will of Thomas Harris --- to wife Sarah, 150 acre plantation wheron I
live, all household furnishings, a negro slave; to son Robert Hood
Harris, I give the plantation I left my wife Sarah at her re-marriage
or death when he is thirty years old to take possession; to daughter
Gilley and to daughter Mary, together, a colt, cows and calves; to
daughter Penny, cattle and furniture; to daughter Ellyfare, cattle
and furniture; to son Samuel Benton, 333 acres where Mrs. White now
lives; to Jemima White, the land whereon she lives til Benton is of
age or married. (Calls Sherwood Harris brother of his wife.) Exrs: my
brother Sherwood Harris, my wife's brother Sherwood Harris, Ephraim
Hampton.  Wts: William Jacob, Robert Harris, Jr., Richd. Wilkins.

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of William Gilliam, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of The Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 6, 1803-1808, pp. 52-55
June 1, 1803 --- proved Feb. Court 1804 ---
William Gilliam wills to his wife Elizabeth all land on road leading
from Gilliam's Meeting House to Joseph Daniels' gate, 5 negroes, all
my stock and household and kitchen furniture, tools, during her
widowhood; to son William, after death or remarriage of his mother,
all my land left her, a sorrel horse, 2 negroes and their increase
and a gun; to son Lesley, all my lands on west side of road from
Gilliam's Meeting House to Daniels' gate, a negro slave and, after
death of his mother, 3 other slaves and a sorrel horse after death of
his mother; to daughter Amey Harrison, a negro after death of her
mother; to daughter Prissiller Harris, a negro and future increase;
to daughter Elizagbeth Harris, a negro; to daughter Dolley King, one
dollar; to daughter Delilah Thorn, one dolllar; to daughter Lundy
Sims, a negro and increase; I wish 3 negroes with increase to be
evaluated and sold and money given therefrom to my daughter Sundy
Sims, grandson John T. King, and granddaughter Elizabeth Huff Thorn
(in next paragraph names are given as John Lion and Elizabeth Huff),
and my son Lesley to keep money for the grandchildren until they are
of age and put to interest and if either of them die without issue,
the survivors to receive the money; but if all three die without
issue, then to sons Lesley and William; to my daughter Prisseller
Harris and Elizabeth Harris, all stock, furniture, etc. after death
of their mother; if son William die before 21 or without issue, his
share to go to son Lesley; debts paid from crop.  Exrs: my wife and
son Lesley Gilliam and son-in-law Ransom Harris.  Wts: Phil Hawkins,
Abel Farrow, and H. Terrell.

 Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Charles Harris, Granville County, N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 7, pp. 176-177
May 1, 1811 --- Proved August Court 1811 ---
Charles Harris wills to wife Sarah land and plantation whereon I
live, all stock, furniture, and 7 negroes for as long as she is my
widow; the 100 acres I bought of Charles Wade sold to pay my debts;
to daughter Mary Jones, all furniture, cattle, 2 horses and the negro
she has in her possession; to son Benjamin 75 pds. Virginia money
which he already has; to son David Harris, a negro slave and her
increase; to daughter Martha Yancey, a negro slave; to daughter
Elizabeth Tinsley Butler, a negro slave; to my eight children
equally, the money arising from sale of the property loaned my wife
at her death, Benjamin, David, William, Allen, Drury Harris, Sarah
Lewis, Martha Yancey, and Elizabeth Tinsley Butler, and after death
of my daughter, to her children.  Exrs: wife Sarah, son David,
Nathaniel Lewis (Sarah Harris refused). Wts: James Puryear, Mumford
Willson.
 

 Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Charles Harris, guardian of Lucy Hester, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 10, 1824-1828, pp. 315-316
April 29, 1826 --- Absalom Fields and wife Lucy of Williamson County,
Tennessee appoint John Fields of Rockingham County, North Carolina,
attorney, for collecting from Charles Harris, guardian to Lucy
Hester, now wife of Absalom Fields, all she is entitled to as heir of
William Hester, deceased, and revokes the Power of Attorney given to
Jeremiah Field in April 1825 and to Samuel Hillman (of Oxford, North
Carolina)  Wts: Thomas S. King, J.P. of Williamson County, Tennessee,
Thomas Hardiaman, Clerk of Court; William Smith, residing magistrate.
 

Ira L. Harris III   barebear@evansville.net
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman
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Will of Isham Harris, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Book 9, 1821-1824,  pp. 361-362
July 3, 1815 --- proved August court 1824 ---
Isham Harris lends to wife Martha for life or widowhood the land
whereon I live, formerly known as "the Chalk Level Tract", all
negroes; to son Isham Harris, a negro slave; to son Willie Harris, a
slave; to my reputed grandson Anderson Green harris, land I bought of
William H. Sims, containing 125 acres and a tract adjoining of 75
acres, a slave, a horse, featherbed and furniture, livestock, and
$50.00 cash when he is of age but, if he die without issue, then to
return to my above named children; all land given to return to my
above named children; all land given wife, at her death, to be sold
and also all negroes, excepting three, and divide money, after debts
paid, to Newson Harris, Ransom Harris, Rowland Harris, Willie Harris,
Hardy Harris, Isham Harris, Britain Harris, Patsey Revis, my
children; to Daniel J. Reavis, who married my daughter Patsey Harris,
the property in eight parts, and they to draw lots.  Exrs: Hardy and
Britain and wife Martha Harris.  Wts: Nathaniel Williams. Gideon
Stanton.
 

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Mary Moore, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 8, 1816-1821, pp. 428-429
January 11, 1819 --- proved February court 1821 ---
Mary Moore wills to son Bennett Phillips $40.00 and no more; my son
Isaac Phillips, a negro; to Richard Wright, a negro; to my daughter
Eliner Bennett, my daughter Mary Bullock, Elinor Bullock Phillips,
daughter of my son William Phillips, deceased; if son Isaac Phillips
should die without heirs, his share to go to children of Bennett
Phillips's present wife; should Elinor B. Phillips, daughter of my
son William Phillips, deceased, her share to be divided to all my
children except Bennett Phillips; my granddaughter Mary Harris, wife
of Archibald Harris, $40.00; John Tatom, $1.00; daughter Mary
Bullock, the chest and all wearing apparel; all else sold and divided
to all my children except Bennett Phillips.  Exrs: Lewis Bennett and
wife Elinor.  Wts: Daniel Gooch, Wm. Jackson.
 

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Will of Salley Gooch, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Papers Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 7, 1808-1816, p. 509
April 30, 1813 --- proved May court 1815 ---
Salley Gooch wills to son John Hawkins the land whereon I live, all
hogs, furniture; to granddaughter Elizabeth Frazer, a bed; to
daughter Polly Frazer's other three children: Sally, William, and
John, all the property I lent to my daughter Polly; to son Thomas
Hawkins, 3 shillings; to daughter Sally Frazer, 6 pence; to daughter
Elizabeth Harris, 6 pence.  Exrs: my son Johnn Hawkins, Benja.
Beardon.  Wts: Spears Harris, Charles Bearden.
 

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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 Will of Ginney Mitchell, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Book 7, 1808-1816, p. 205
July 26, 1811 --- proved November court 1811 ---
Ginney Mitchell wills to son Jesse 5 shillings; son David, an ax,
plow, 2 hoes, a bed and furniture, a dish; to daughter Mellet Ivens,
coffee pot, white earthen cup, pewter plate, large tin cup; to Fennel
Harris, a small pot, one pan; to John Harris, a new pewter plate, a
pewter basin, white earthen cup, pint tin cup; to Ruth Evans, a white
punch bowl, a drinking glass, a tin cup, half feather of a bed, half
the furniture, the other half to John Harris; to Molly Evans, a
chest , a flowered dish, a flax wheel; to John Harris, a black chest,
wearing clothes to all my daughters.   Wts: Nap. Estes, John Smith.
 

Does anyone have any idea how Fennel and John Harris fit in with
Ginney Mitchell?
 

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Charles Harris, guardian of Lucy Hester, Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 10, 1824-1828, pp. 315-316
April 29, 1826 --- Absalom Fields and wife Lucy of Williamson County,
Tennessee appoint John Fields of Rockingham County, North Carolina,
attorney, for collecting from Charles Harris, guardian to Lucy
Hester, now wife of Absalom Fields, all she is entitled to as heir of
William Hester, deceased, and revokes the Power of Attorney given to
Jeremiah Field in April 1825 and to Samuel Hillman (of Oxford, North
Carolina)  Wts: Thomas S. King, J.P. of Williamson County, Tennessee,
Thomas Hardiaman, Clerk of Court; William Smith, residing magistrate.
 

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Elizabeth (Cooke) Harris, Granville County, N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Will Book 10, 1824-1828, p. 329
February 10, 1827 --- proved May court 1827 ---
Mary M(agdalene)Cooke, being frail of body and in ill health, wills
to her sister Elizabeth Harris my negro woman Terese; to my brother
John D(onaldson)Cooke, a negro boy Daniel; to Mary B. Cooke, daughter
of Richard H. Cooke, a bed and furniture when she is 21 years old or
marries; to my brother Richard Henry Cooke, $1.00; to brother Thomas
Cooke, $1.00;to nephew Thomas B. Cooke, $50.00; all residue of my
estate to be sold and, after debts and legacies and other expenses
paid, to be divided to children of Richard W. Cooke, one equal part;
to sister Priscilla Landers (Landis) and her heirs forever, one equal
part.  Exrs: Augustine Harris, John Webb.  Wts: Leonard Bullock.

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Will Book 7, 1808-1816, pp. 205-207
July 4, 1810 --- proved November Court 1811 ---
Richard Donaldson Cooke wills to have all debts paid; to sons Richard
and John Donaldson, and my daughter Priscilla Landers, each six
pence; to grandson Richard Henry Landers, a negro girl and her
increase; to my daughter Mary Magdalene Cooke, a negro named Teresa
and her increase, and a featherbed and furniture; to daughter
Elizabeth Cooke, a negro girl named Fida and a boy named Hamlet, and
a fetherbed and furniture; to sons Thomas and Richard Henry Cooke,
all the rest of my estate, real and personal, divided between them as
they may agree to, except a negro girl named Dina to my wife
Elizabeth Cooke, to dispose of as she wishes at her death.  My sons
Thomas and Richard Henry to treat their mother with particular
tenderness.  Exrs: sons Thomas and Richard Henry Cooke.  Wts: Abagail
and Thomas Jenkins.

Ira L. Harris III
Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman.
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Several Estate Sales,etc. , Granville Co., N.C.
 

Source: Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records Of
        Granville County, North Carolina
        by Zae Hargett Gwynn

February Court 1774, Inventory of estate of John Harris, deceased,
taken by Ann Harris and Reuben Searcy, administrators.

August Court 1774, Settlement of estate of Jonathan White, deceased,
by Thoms Bradford.  Mentions Richard Harris, George Harris,
Christopher Harris, Sherwood Harris, Robert Harris Jr.

May Court 1803, Accounts of Thomas Rowland, Guardian of Susanna,
Lyddia, and Elenor Harris.

February Court 1796, Account of sale of estate of Gideon Harris,
deceased, by Robert Allen, administrator.

November Court 1795, Inventory of estate of Gillam Harris, deceased,
by Robert Allin, administrator

Inventory of estate of Samuel Harris, deceased, by R. H. Harris; and
sales include as buyers Fanny and R. H. Harris who bought much of the
property, October 20, 1823; sold by Robin H. Harris, administrator.

February 18, 1817, Charles Harris as executor of Richard Harris,
deceased, sold negores as directed by will.

Sale of estate of Richard Harris, deceased, by Benjamin Beardon,
exr., April 23, 1821; mentions Charles,Samuel,and Daniel Harris as
buyers.

August 15, 1828, Inventory of property of Edney, Mahala, William, and
Richard Harris, heirs of Nancy Harris, deceased, cash received of
Thomas Jones, administrator of estate, to William Clement, guardian.

June 2, 1828, Estate of Fielding Harris, deceased, sold by Robin H.
Harris, administrator. (Book 11, pp. 24-25)

November 4, 1827, Inventory of estate of Rowland Harris, deceased by
Samuel J. Reavis, executor., and account of sales of estate.

April 29, 1820, Sales of estate of Spears Harris, deceased, by
Nathaniel Robards, sheriff.

April 1, 1826,  Inventory of estate of Thomas Harris, deceased, by
Francis McGraw, administrator.

December 15, 1820, Sale of property of William Harris, deceased, by
Winney Harris, excrx.
 

I though these might help to give an idea when these Granville
Countians died.

Ira L. Harris III
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