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Bio - Thomas English (b.1735)
migration: Maryland to North Carolina: Pitt Co. & Hyde Co.
Note: One of two ENGLISH Families in Rosemary's genealogy
Overview of my ENGLISH Family
by Rosemary Killion **
Maryland ca. before 1735

Thomas English - wife unknown -- had 2 sons Thomas2 b1735 and James b1738 Md. They may have had 2 daughters also who possibly died leaving orphan children thus explaining the recording of deeds in trust for others by Thomas2 and James.

Pitt and Hyde Co.'s
North Carolina ca. 1763-1812

Thomas and James appear on many deeds. tax lists, census and estate sales. Several of the deeds are in trust for William Noble, an orphan and Sarah Mariner, an orphan. (nephew & niece?) Thomas2 died before the 1810 census. Thomas2 married Leah Holland who died October 1812. She was a member of the Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church in Pitt Co. Children of Thomas2 and Leah Holland: Euphamia, Ellen died before 1812 and James2. James1 died prior to 1816 in Hyde Co. His estate account of sales was dated December 19, 1816 in Hyde Co. The brothers were referred to as Thomas2 of Pitt Co. and James of Hyde Co. James appears with Leah Unknown selling land in 1770 in Hyde Co. It appears both brothers married women named Leah.

Lake area Hyde Co.
North Carolina ca. 1820-1835

James and Leah had 2 sons. Joseph was born about 1770 in Hyde Co. N.C. who died after 1816 in Hyde Co. Children of Joseph English are Gideon b abt 1800 and Bryan b1805 d1835 Hyde Co. Gideon is listed on the 1820 census and has a son and 4 girls. The other son was Solomon b1775 who was the administrator of James estate.
**Rosemary Killian would like to thank her cousin Rita for all the work she has done towards preserving their Family history.

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