States: North Carolina: Carteret
Does anyone have any information on Daniel Lynard who died around 1749 and left three children in Carteret county, NC? The following is about all I know and comes from the court records.
Carteret County Court Minutes - June 1749
Whereas Daniel Lynard, lately decd, left three children at his death vis: Mary, Blandina, and Elizabeth, and Mary is since dead, and by desire of the said Lynard's wife, who survived her husband, the court appointed that John Shackleford Sr. should take Blandina and Edward Shepard should take Elizabeth. This court hath ordered that the girl Blandina be and is bound unto the said John Shackleford according to act of assembly, and that Elizabeth be and is bound unto the said Edward Shepard and that the said Shackleford and Shepard take the estate of the said Lynard into their hands and sell the same at Public Venue and pay such lawful debts and charges as is due from said estate and make return of the account of all this proceedings to the next court. The aforesaid Shackleford and Shepard to give security in the sum of ten pounds proclamation money.
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