Beaufort Co., NC, Abst. Amer. Rec.
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Brief Abstracts From The American Recorder

Washington, North Carolina: 1815 - 1825

 

Gleaned from the available issues of the newspapers, as microfilmed, and on file at East Carolina University, Joyner Library, Greenville, NC, and contributed by Roger Kammerer.

Note: Miscellaneous items include mostly advertisements, but occasional references to articles that would warrant more attention at a later date.

Married:
in Beaufort Co. on the 25th Instant, Jesse Hawkins to Miss Elizabeth Cary, both of Beau. Co. [AR; June 2, 1815]
Married:
July 6; Henry White to Miss Sally B. Webb of Beau. Co. [AR; July 7, 1815]
Married:
daughter of William Blount, Esq, dec'd., of Tenn., to Maj. Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gains. [AR; Sept. 1, 1815]
Misc.:
Greenville Academy: the semi-annual examination of the students of this academy will commence on the 1st tuesday in June. Parents & guardians are invited to attend. The second session will begin on the Monday following. Richard Evans, Secretary; Greenville, May 27, 1815 [AR; June 2, 1815].
Captured, slave of John and Elijah Cratch, Bay River, Craven Co. [AR; June 2, 1815]
Runaway from Fort Hampton, NC, June 17, 1815, William Williams, b. York, Va., 34 yrs. of age, 5 ft. 6 1/4 inches tall, farmer, blue eyes, light hair, light complexion; Private, 43rd Reg., US Infantry, Capt. Henry Garret. [AR; June 30, 1815]
Capt. Benjamin D. Coakley, captain of schooner, Malvina. [AR; July 7, 1815]
Runaway from Ft. Hampton, Hiram Snell of Northampton Co., NC (with description). [AR; July 28, 1815]
For Sale: about 400 acres of prime land in Pitt Co. between Tranters and Grindal Creeks, and separated from the land known by the name of Spier's Neck, by a ditch. An indisputable title will be given, terms may be known by applying to the subscriber or Mr. Samuel Ralston. Joel Dickinson, Washington, NC, July 13, 1815. [AR; Aug. 25, 1815]

Died:
Michael Hanrahan of Beau. Co., Mar. 15. [AR; Mar. 15, 1816]
Died:
In Pitt Co. on Fri. last, Alfred C. Eason, only son of Capt. George Eason of said county, aged 19 years. [AR; Mar. 15, 1816]
Died:
Jacob Durden. [AR; Mar. 15, 1816]
Died:
Ralph Potts. [AR; Apr. 5, 1816]
Died:
William Fortescue drowned. [AR; Apr. 19, 1816]
Married:
Beau. Co., Capt. Bartmus Williams to Miss Ann Blake. [AR; Apr. 5, 1816]
Misc.:
For Sale, property of George D. Wilson, dec'd. [AR; Mar. 15, 1816]
John Perkins, store in Washington, NC. [AR; Jan. 19, 1816]
Dancing school, Washington, NC. [AR; Jan. 19, 1816]
Seth Wilson, sells land on Tranters Creek. [AR; Jan. 19, 1816]
Henry Blount, house of entertainment in Hyde Co. [AR; Jan. 19, 1816]
New house of Frederick Brooks. [AR; Jan. 19, 1816]
Partnership of Avent & Buck dissolved (James Avent and H. Buck). [AR; Mar. 15, 1816]
B. M. Selby & Co., of Greenville. [AR; Mar. 15, 1816]
E. Hoell, auctioneer in Washington. [AR; Apr. 19, 1816]
William Ross of Washington, selling Carriage horses; lots and store in Tarboro. [AR; Apr. 19, 1816]
Gorham & Jones, Co. [AR; Apr. 19, 1816]
J. Singleton, selling lot in Washington. [AR; Aug. 23, 1816]
Letters of administration on Edmund Pearce, dec'd.. [AR; Aug. 23, 1816]
Court case, John Gray Blount vs. heirs of Edward Harris, dec'd.. [AR; Aug. 23, 1816]
Admininstration on estate of James Agnew.. [AR; Sept. 13, 1816]
Greenville Horse Races at Greenville. [AR; Dec. 13, 1816]
About the land of Gen. Reading Blount, dec'd. [AR; Dec. 13, 1816]
James R. Hooker and B. M. Selby have dissolved their business. [AR; Dec. 13, 1816]

Died:
In Tennessee, Lazarus Crawford of Wayne Co., NC. [AR; July 3, 1818]
Misc.:
James S. Blount, saddle maker. [AR; July 3, 1818]
James S. Salter, apprentice, has run away. Tarboro. [AR; July 10, 1818]

Died:
On Blounts Creek on the 21st Instant, Thomas Cox; leaves wife and 9 children, 6 sons and 3 daughters. [AR; Jan. 29, 1819]
Died:
In Washington, NC, Tues. morning last, Caleb Evans; an old and firm Republican, aged about 55. [AR; Feb. 12, 1819]
Died:
In Chocowinity District, a few days ago, wife of Israel Harding. [AR; Feb. 12, 1819]
Died:
Elias Hell, painter. [AR; Fri., Mar. 12, 1819]
Died:
Beau. Co., on Saturday last, Stephen Langley; leaves wife and several children. [AR; Fri., Mar. 12, 1819]
Died:
In Washington, NC, on Monday last, George Langley of Washington. [AR; Apr. 10, 1819]
Died:
In Washington, NC, yesterday evening, highly lamented, Mrs. John, the amiable consort of Capt. William Ross. [AR; Fri., Apr. 16, 1819]
Died:
In Beau. Co. Monday, Absalom Woollard, aged about 97. [AR; Fri., June 4, 1819]
Died:
Suddenly, in Chocowinity, a few days since, Wallace Guilford, age at 24 or 25 years. [AR; Fri., June 11, 1819]
Married:
In Greenville on Friday evening last, Elisha B. Harrell, merchant, to the amiable Miss Harriet Mooring, dau. of John Mooring, Esq., of Pitt Co. [AR; Fri., Mar. 12, 1819]
Married:
Jarvis Buxton to Ann Potts. [AR; Mar. 26, 1819]
Married:
Newton Wilcox to Jane Baynor. [AR; Mar. 26, 1819]
Married:
Gersham Homer, age 62, to Penelope Alderson, age 19, daughter of Simon Alderson of Hyde Co. [AR; Fri., Apr. 10, 1819]
Misc.:
George Wilson of Durhams Creek. [AR; Jan. 8, 1819]
George Bowers to move to Mississippi; selling land in Pitt Co., orchards. [AR; Jan. 8, 1819]
Stray mare of Jesse Godley of Chocowinity. [AR; Jan. 8, 1819]
F. Gorham sells out lots and land in Pitt Co. and Greenville, to move out of North Carolina. [AR; Jan. 22, 1819]
New Court house, ad, for Washington, NC. [AR; Feb. 12, 1819]
James Carter, chair maker of Plymouth, NC. [AR; Feb. 12, 1819]
Edward Hoell, silversmith. [AR; Feb. 19, 1819]
Slave runaway of Moses Tison, 10 miles above Greenville. [AR; Mar. 26, 1819]
Joel Dickinson, intent to leave North Carolina in a few days. [AR; Mar. 29, 1819; Apr. 2, 1819]
Stolen horse of Joseph J. Dancy of Greenville. [AR; June 4, 1819]

Died:
Rev. Thomas Bowen. [AR; July 14, 1820]
Misc.:
John Vines, ad for stud mule, Beau. Co. [AR; July 14, 1820]
Dr. David C. Freeman. [AR; July 14, 1820]

Died:
William Jordan of Hyde Co. [AR; June 8, 1821]
Died:
In Washington, NC, on Friday evening last, after a lengthy illness, Miss Holland Stokes, formerly of Greenville (Pitt Co.), NC. [AR; Fri., July 13, 1821]
Died:
At Turk's Island a few weeks age; Master Benjamin, second son of Capt. Frederick Brooks of Washington. [AR; July 27, 1821]
Died:
At Pungo, William Adams, age 23, son of John Adams. [AR; Aug. 24, 1821]
Died:
Beau. Co., Mrs. Winnifred, consort of John Brown. [AR; Aug. 24, 1821]
Died:
Hyde Co., Samuel Selby, at an advanced age. [AR; Aug. 24, 1821]
Died:
Mary Godley; Robert Godley, Sr., Administrator of Estate. [AR; Aug. 24, 1821]
Died:
Two children of John Brown of Beau. Co. [AR; Aug. 31, 1821]
Died:
Mary, wife of William W. Rodman, and daughter of J. G. Blount. [AR; Aug. 31, 1821]
Died:
Hyde Co., wife of Henry Tooly. [AR; Sept. 7, 1821]
Died:
Hyde Co.[?], Mary Jordan, wife of John Jordan. [AR; Sept. 7, 1821]
Died:
Monday night last at his residence on Tranters Creek, Major Alexander Latham. [AR; Fri., Nov. 9, 1821] About his plantation. [AR; Nov. 30, 1821]
Died:
On Tuesday night last, Alfred, son of Wallace Andrews, age about 23. [AR; Fri., Nov. 16, 1821]
Married:
On Thursday evening, the 16th Ultimate, William Barrow to Miss Sophia Latham, daughter of Jesse Latham, Esq., dec'd. [AR; Fri., Mar. 9, 1821]
Married:
Thomas Robbins to Harriet A. B. Judkins, eldest daughter of Gray Judkins. [AR; May 11, 1821]
Married:
Fred. P. Latham to Julia J. Carraway, daughter of Joseph Carraway, dec'd. [AR; May 18, 1821]
Married:
Zachariah G. Judkins to Harriet Lyle. [AR; July 27, 1821]
Married:
Alderson Ellison to Clarrisa Bryan, daughter of the late Lewis Bryan. [AR; Sept. 7, 1821]
Married:
Alex. Reddett to Miss Elizabeth Blount Delany, daughter of Terrance Delany. [AR; Nov. 23, 1821]
Married:
Samuel Latham to Mary Ann Trotter, daughter of Thomas Trotter. [AR; Dec. 14, 1821]
Misc.:
Slave runaway of John Boyd, Boyd's Ferry, Pitt Co. [AR; Jan. 5, 1821]
John Myers; Bellefont Plantation. [AR; Jan. 12, 1821]
Dissolved, Peter Evans's store at Falls of Tar (Edge. Co.?). [AR; Jan. 26, 1821]
Robert Roff & Co., has leased Jesse Godley's Tanyard. [AR; Mar. 2, 1821]
Horse of Joel Dickinson, at Yankee Hall (Pitt Co.). [AR; Fri., Mar. 16, 1821]
F. Brooks, Inspector of the Port of Washington. [AR; Fri., Mar. 23, 1821]
Robert Roff Co., dissovled. [AR; May 4, 1821]
John Selby, Jr., Ordinary. [AR; May 4, 1821]
About Slade Pearce's library. [AR; July 27, 1821]
Ad from Jesse Godley, intent to leave state; will sell of lease his tanyard (at Chocowinity). [AR; Oct. 26, 1821]
Washington Horse Races, Washington, NC. [AR; Nov. 16, 1821]
Drs. Telfair & Freeman. [AR; Dec. 7, 1821]

Died:
John McKeel, old man of Beau. Co. [AR; Jan. 25, 1822]
Died:
At Bath, James R. Hoyle, age 35. [AR; Feb. 15, 1822]
Died:
At Washington, Elizabeth, wife of John Holland. [AR; Feb. 15, 1822]
Died:
Thomas Deal, aged 5. [AR; Apr. 5, 1822]
Died:
In New Bern (Crav. Co.), Mary and Green Parker. [AR; May 3, 1822]
Died:
In Washington, Mrs. Beersheba Willis, wife of James Willis. [AR; May 17, 1822]
Died:
Arthur Bailey. [AR; May 31, 1822]
Died:
Lucretia Ellison, age 78, widow of Alderson Ellison. [AR; June 28, 1822]
Married:
Yesterday evening by Jonathan Havens, Esq.; Robert Speirs to Miss (?) Sophia Bailey of Washington. [AR; Feb. 1, 1822]
Married:
On Sunday evening last in Pitt Co., by Wm. Clark, Esq.; Seth Wilson, Esq., of Beau. Co. to Mrs. Moore, relict of Jacob Moore, dec'd., of said county. [AR; Feb. 8, 1822]
Married:
John Braddy to Eleanor, daughter of Thomas Ellison. [AR; Apr. 19, 1822]
Married:
Benjamin Runyon to Caroline, daughter of Gen. Reading Blount. [AR; May 31, 1822]
Married:
Joseph Bonner to Sally Ann Crawford, daughter of Charles D. Crawford. [AR; June 7, 1822]
Married:
In Washington, Wednesday evening last, by Rev. J. O. Freeman of Salisbury, NC; Doct. Dovid C. Freeman to Emily W. Telfair, daughter of Doct. D. A. Telfair. [AR; Fri., July 5, 1822]
Misc.:
Notice. On 25th Instant, will be sold at seine beach of the late Benjamin Hodges, opposite Boyds Ferry, a seine and flat, belonging to the estate of Benjamin Hodges, dec.d. [AR; Feb. 19, 1822]
Plantation of W. L. Lavender in Beau. Co., called ³Rosetta.² [AR; Mar. 1, 1822]
James Hurst, shoemaker. [AR; Mar. 22, 1822]
Tin factory of Slade Pearce near the Bridge. [AR; Apr. 19, 1822]
To build Protestant Episcopal Church in Washington. [AR; Apr. 19, 1822; also June 7, 1822]
Samuel Latham moved to plantation of Major John Hodges in Pitt Co., called Bell Vue, and opened blacksmith business. [AR; Apr. 26, 1822]
Runaway apprentice, Blackwell Elliott [is he the apprentice, or the master?]. [AR; May 24, 1822]
About the sail boat of George H. Congleton. [AR; May 31, 1822]
Col. Wm. Vines lived on Durhams Creek. [AR; June 7, 1822]
List of children in Washington Academy. [AR; July 5, 1822]
Calvin Boyd, business dissolved. [AR; July 12, 1822]
Ad, Elizabeth Cannon, Female School. [AR; Dec. 20, 1822]

Died:
In Tarboro (Edge. Co.), NC, Mary Sumner Blount, wife of Gen. Thomas Blount. [AR; Jan. 3, 1823]
Died:
James S. Wilkins, age 30. [AR; Feb. 14, 1823]
Died:
Elizabeth, wife of John Y. Bonner. [AR; Mar. 7, 1823]
Died:
Walter Hanrahan, age 73. [AR; Apr. 11, 1823]
Died:
Henry Selby of Hyde Co., age 27. [AR; May 2, 1823]
Died:
At St. Augustine, Fla., on the 14th ultimate, Joel Dickinson, a native of Connecticut, and for many years a resident of Washington, NC. [AR; May 30, 1823]
Died:
This forenoon, John Holland, after a short illness, aged about 50. [AR; June 20, 1823]
Died:
Mary, relict of Henry S. Bonner. [AR; June 20, 1823]
Died:
James Tuttle, age 27. [AR; Sept. 12, 1823]
Died:
Mary Ann Vines Shute, daughter? of Rev. Joseph Shute. [AR; Sept. 19, 1823]
Died:
Dr. Griffeth at Portsmouth, NC. [AR; Sept. 19, 1823]
Died:
In Chocowinity neighborhood, Nathan Nelson, last Saturday, age 76. [AR; Fri., Sept. 19, 1823]
Died:
Isaac Nobles, John Nobles, executor. [AR; Oct. 3, 1823]
Died:
At Blounts Creek on the 4th Instant, Joseph Ross Hanrahan Delany, youngest son of Terence Delany. [AR; Oct. 17, 1823]
Died:
Doctor Wm. D. Coakley. [AR; Dec. 26, 1823]
Married:
On the 24th ultimate, Hosea Tyson to Miss Fanny Satterthwaite, all of Hyde Co. [AR; May 2, 1823]
Misc.:
Fred. Brooks, dissolves tavern business. [AR; Jan. 3, 1823]
About [?] Harmond Adams. [AR; Jan. 10, 1823]
Apprentice of Edward Hoell has runaway, apprentice Stephen S. Pearce. [AR; Feb. 14, 1823]
F. Brooks, boarding house. [AR; Mar. 7, 1823]
Contract for bridge at Greenville. [AR; May 30, 1823]
Store of W. F. Brooks, Greenville. [AR; May 30, 1823]
Maules Point for sale. [AR; May 30, 1823]
John Harrington of London. [AR; July 4, 1823]
Edward Long, cabinet maker. [AR; Aug. 1, 1823]
John Holland, dec'd., silversmith. [AR; Aug. 22, 1823]
Henry Edward Spencer, ornamental painter. [AR; Sept. 5, 1823]
Durhams Creek Academy. [AR; Sept. 12, 1823]
At Pitt Co. court: John Kitterill & Jethro Kitterell vs. Noah Kitterill. [AR; Sept. 19, 1823]
Apprentice runaway, Whitmill Clark [apprentice or master?]. [AR; Oct. 10, 1823]
James N. Buck, Washington. [AR; Dec. 26, 1823]

Misc.:
Runaway Slave of Shem Tison. [AR; Feb. 20, 1824]
About Presbyterian Church, Washington. [AR; Apr. 2, 1824]
Churchill Moore, barber. [AR; June 4, 1824]
J. W. Singletary, merchant. [AR; June 4, 1824]

Died:
Dr. John Elliott. [AR; May 27, 1825]
Misc.:
About Redmond's Castle, across from Washington. [AR; May 27, 1825]

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