Question #1: died after Oct 1786, he and Monford Wilson were administrators for the estate of John Battle from Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County. Nancy Egerton and John Lewis asked for letters o f Administration for estate of Scroop Egerton which listed children of Nancy & Scroop. No date from Gen. Soc. of Old Tryon Co., bulletins.
#2: Nancy Battles died before 1820: 1820 Rutherford Co., NC James Bell was the sold occupant.
James Bell m. Nancy Denton 17 Oct 1822 RuthCoNC.
Children of James and Nancy Ann (Battle) (Egerton) Bell:
Andrew b abt 1788 RuthCoNC
Myra b 1792 RuthCoNc; died aft 1850 Lumpkin Co., GA
Bynum Wilkerson b 1791 RuthCoNC died abt 1864 Macon Co., NC
Rebecca Bell 1793 RuthCoNC aft 1860 GA m. Lindsay Fortune.
Catherine B B abt 1795 RuthCoNC died 29 July 1875 RuthCoNC, m. James Baber Jr 1817.
Hartwell B (Battle) b 06 Feb 1798 RuthCoNC died 02 Feb 1846 Whitfield Co., Ga, m Elizabeth Fortune 1818, (my lineage)
These children were listed in James Bell Orders & Decrees of the Court of Equity for Rutherford County at Spring Term April 1855. A copy of this estate settlement was requested from the Dept. of Cultural Resourses, Archives and Records Section, Raleigh, Nc 27611 on Sept 1986.
Gen. Society of Old Tryon Co, Nc - Aug 1990 pg 133:
Petition for Pardon of James Bell on 14 Apr 1808: Your petitioners, mostly citizens of RuthCoNC, humbly represent that whereas JAMES BELL, of this county has at the April term of the Superior Court of said county has been convicted for maiming one JOHN EDGERTON in having bitten a small part from the underside of the nose of said John. Now your petitioners are acquired with the said BELL and believe him to have been always a civil, industrious man and a good citizen and neighbor. And many of us are acquainted with the testimony on the trial, an equal balance of which at the least want to exonerate the defendant and to show that he was assaulted by the prosecutor (who is the step-son of BELL) and rushed back into a corner. And as the prosecutor, Edgerton, was in the act of gouging out the eyes of BELL, the accident of biting took place. 69 men signed petition. Can be found in the NC State Archives, beginning on page 103 by the Governors' Papers volume 31, end on page 105.
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