|Posted By:||Sandy Hodges|
|Subject:||Re: Seth Pilkington 1740s|
|Post Date:||March 04, 2001 at 17:31:49|
|Forum:||Pitt County, NC Genealogy Forum|
Thank you for this will. These entries from the deeds of Pitt County, show that Winifred, who married a man named Wilson, evidently, sold over 1820 acres in Pitt County in 1768 and '71.
Deed book D #141 12-14-1768 : Winifred Wilson (BEAU) TO Walter Dixon, Jr. and William Baldwyn, Jr. exrs. | 320 A; £13. Mention: Walter Dixon, dec. Former owner: Seth Pilkington, (Pat. 1738), father of Winifred Wilson
Deed book E, #97 8/?/1771 : Winifred Wilson, widow TO Richard Evans | 500A+ 500A+ 300+ A; £300. Former owner: Seth Pilkington (Pat. 1735, 1752)
Deed book E #146 1771 Winifred Wilson (BEAU), extx. TO Dove Morgan Williams | 240 A; £48. Former owner: Seth Pilkington (1748), dec.
Between 1735 and Nov. 1752, Seth Pilkington patented and resold several hundred acres in what would become Pitt County. Here's one patent.
Pg. 62, 25 March 1749 : Earl Granville TO Seth Pilkington | 400 acres in Beaufort County on the N. side of Pamplico River and on the lower side of Tranters Creek, joining William Adamas old field, John Fulford, William Congleton the south of Hogs Creek, a point of marsh, and Pamplico River to the south of Tranters Creek CC: Wm Congleton, Philip Morphey