Posted By:Jane Curci
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Subject:Another possibilty for DAR membership?
Post Date:February 17, 2013 at 20:12:33
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/americanrev/messages/17893.html
Forum:American Revolution Forum
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http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=clucas&id=I12877

ID: I12877
Name: Henry Best II
Sex: M
Birth: 1732 in nty, Virginia/ Bull Head, Craven/Johnston/Dobbs County, North Carolina
Death: ABT 1800 in Robeson County, North Carolina
Note:
Edward Carter and wife Margaret to Mary Best wife of Henry Best
10 May 1750
Gift 200 acres
Carters late of Society Parish
our well beloved daughter
Land on the Pottecasie Creek.
May Court 1751

(Mary Best Bell,Colonial Bertie,Page 212.)

>>Henry Best was a Lt. in the N. C. Militia in the Revolutionary War.

It is reported after the Revolutionary War he moved to Robeson County, North Carolina.

It appears that Henry Best II was married twice, first to Mary Carter and later to Elizabeth Wasden.
(From Louis Powell Email: cfl.rr.com)


Father: Henry Best I b: 1702 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Mother: Mary (? Best) b: in Virginia

Marriage 1 Mary Carter b: in Bertie County, North Carolina

Marriage 2 Elizabeth Wasden
Children
>> Elizabeth Best b: 1760
Sion Best b: 1762
Travis Best b: 1764
Sarah Best b: 1766

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=clucas&id=I26426
ID: I26426
Name: Elizabeth Best
Sex: F
Birth: 1760

Father: Henry Best II b: 1732 in nty, Virginia/ Bull Head, Craven/Johnston/Dobbs County, North Carolina
Mother: Elizabeth Wasden

Marriage 1 James Suggs b: 1764