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14. Richard MCKINNIE1 died about 1751 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.1

Edgecombe Precinct DB 4, p.341
28 Aug 1752 Joseph Lane Jr to John Tarver. For 35£. 205 acres joining William Taylor, Benjamin Joyner, and Edward Crowell. Wit: Richard McKinne, David Lane, William Baker. Reg. Nov Cout 1752.

Will dated 10 Aug 1751. Proved Aug 1755. Names BROTHER Robert McKinnie. Barnaby, son of BROTHER John McKinnie. Wife Mary to be Executrix. William Kinchen Sr and Jr., Attorneys, are to advise wife. Apparently no children. Wit: William Kinchen, William Baker, Lemuel Kinchen.

Edgecombe Precinct DB 6, p.188
21 Feb 1757 Joseph Lane SR to Blake Baker. 500£. 810 acres joining Roanoke River and the road from Richard McKinnie's ferry to the Conoconary bridge excepting 50 acres Benjamin McKinnie sold to Richard McKinnie. Wit: John Croney, Will Hurst, Batt Peterson. Reg. May Court 1757.

Richard MCKINNIE and Mary KINCHEN were married.1 Mary KINCHEN30 died before May 1772 in Halifax County, North Carolina. A sheriff's sale in Northampton Co NC on 28 May 1772, gives John Baker & James Holderness as surviving executors of Blake Baker, dec'd. Halifax Deeds Vol. 11, p. 272. Mary Baker, widow and relict of Blake Baker, was formerly married to Richard McKinnie, son of Col. Barnaby McKinnie. Feb Court 1771.

Here is some of the administration of Blake Baker's estate:
Halifax Co NC "Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, 1758-1824"
Will #150, p.250. 176? Blake Baker Will. Wife Mary; children Mary Blake, Elizabeth, Blake. Wife Mary, brother John Baker & James Holderness, Executors. Proved Nov 1769.
Halifax Co NC Deed Book 11
p.47 20 Jun 1770 Mary Baker, John Baker & James Holderness sell two town lots of Blake Baker's to William Martin for 325#
p.279 27 Aug 1770 Mary Baker, John Baker, & James Holderness sell 370 acres to Benjamin McCullock. This was land fee tailed to Christian McKinnie Hurst, descended to Mary Hurst Sumners and deeded to Blake Baker in his lifetime.
Halifax Co NC Deed Book 12
p.71 Nov Court 1771 Mary Baker, John Baker, & James Holderness sell 100 acres of land formerly belonging to Blake Baker to James Baker who is currently living there. This land was part of 640 acres patented by John McKinnie in 1728; sold to his brother-in-law William Hurst; 100 acres descended to Hurst's dau Mary & husband Jethro Sumner who then sold the land to Blake Baker 13 Feb 1765.
Northampton Co Deed Book 5, p.1103 (151) 28 May 1772 Lewis Willaimson, Esq. sheriff of Northampton to Allen Jones. Judgement against John Baker & James Holderness the surviving executors of Blake Baker. Land sold at public auction. 30 A, the mill tract, joining the Roanoke River. Jun Ct. 1772. [Mary has apparently died by May of 1772.]