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From: "dayle noble biba" <>
Subject: HESTER family in N.C.
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 23:06:00 -0800


Here is my HESTER ancestry. Please contact if you are related.

1. Thomas Sr.1 Hester was born Abt. 1715 in England, and died Abt. 1787 in
Bladen County, N.C.. He married Unknown Sarah. She was born Abt. 1718 in
England.

Notes for Thomas Sr. Hester:
Thomas Hester received land grant of 200 acres in Bladen Co. N.C.



Children of Thomas Hester and Unknown Sarah are:
2 i. Stephen2 Hester, born Abt. 1744 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died Aft. 1834.
He married Unknown Rebecca.

Notes for Stephen Hester:
Land grant to him for 50 acres in Bladen Co. N.C. on 12/20/1791



+ 3 ii. John Hester, born Bet. 1747 - 1754 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died February
18, 1820 in Bladen Co. N.C..
4 iii. William Hester, born Abt. 1747 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died Aft. May 19,
1822 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Unknown Rebecca.

Notes for William Hester:
Had four children, names not known


More About William Hester:
Will: May 19, 1822, Left land to nephrew, william, son of Jasper Hester
because he and Rebecca had no children

+ 5 iv. Thomas Hester, born April 02, 1757 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died April
27, 1839 in Bladen Co. N.C..
+ 6 v. Sarah Hester, born Abt. 1742 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died Aft. 1822 in
Monroe G.A..
+ 7 vi. Jasper Hester, born Abt. 1760 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died Bet. 1829 -
1830 in Laurens Co. G.A..
+ 8 vii. Joseph Hester, born Abt. 1765 in Bladen Co. N.C..


Generation No. 2

3. John2 Hester (Thomas Sr.1) was born Bet. 1747 - 1754 in Bladen Co.
N.C., and died February 18, 1820 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Unknown
Comfort Abt. 1775. She died 1834.

More About John Hester:
Military service: 1776, Musician

Children of John Hester and Unknown Comfort are:
+ 9 i. Thomas3 Hester, born 1778; died February 1838 in Bladen Co. N.C..
10 ii. Ephraim Hester, born 1782 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Amy Nance;
born 1785.
11 iii. Comfort Hester, born Abt. 1783.
12 iv. Miriam Hester, born Abt. 1784. She married John Stanton.
13 v. Sarah Hester, born Abt. 1786.
14 vi. Mary Hester, born Abt. 1787.
15 vii. Rebecca Hester, born Abt. 1794. She married Sampson Davis.
+ 16 viii. Hannah Hester, born Abt. 1796; died May 29, 1868 in Bladen Co.
N.C..
17 ix. John Jr. Hester, born 1780.

5. Thomas2 Hester (Thomas Sr.1) was born April 02, 1757 in Bladen Co.
N.C., and died April 27, 1839 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Rebecca
Redding, daughter of William Redding and Martha Martin. She was born Bef.
1767 in N.C., and died Aft. 1798 in Bladen Co. N.C..

Notes for Thomas Hester:
Will of Thomas HESTER 1839
In Bladen County, leaves Wife Rebecca, plantation and land
Leaves Son Akillis land known as Kelly place
Son Stephen, sum of one dollar and residue of goods
Rest of land to be divided between Children:
Elizabeth Britt
Mary Britt
Sarah Phillips
Rebecca Hardy
Comfort Hester
Margaret Britt


More About Thomas Hester:
Census: 1810, Bladen Co. N.C.
Pension Application: 1832, For Revolutionary War Service
Will: 1839, Bladen Co. N.C. List wife Rebecca

Notes for Rebecca Redding:
There are conflicting stories for Rebecca Redding. Who was she married to ?
One source has her as wife of William Hester b. 1750 Died 1822 who married
Rebecca about 1770. His will is dated 5/19/1822 in Robeson Co. N.C.

Her will is 9/2/1832 Probated 11/5/1834 in Laurens Co. G.A. according to
another source.

I think they are two totally different Rebecca's and am leaving her with
Thomas as his wife until proven different.



Children of Thomas Hester and Rebecca Redding are:
+ 18 i. Ephraim3 Hester, born 1785.
+ 19 ii. Stephen Hester, born 1787 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died Aft. 1850 in
Bladen Co. N.C..
+ 20 iii. Mary Hester, born August 14, 1788 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died May 29,
1861 in Robeson Co. N.C..
21 iv. Elizabeth Hester, born 1789. She married Jesse Britt.
+ 22 v. Archilles Hester, born 1795.
+ 23 vi. Sarah Hester, born 1796 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died April 11, 1875 in
Bladen Co. N.C..
24 vii. Rebecca Hester, born 1797. She married Alexander Hardy.
25 viii. Margaret Hester, born 1798. She married Jesse Sr. Britt.
26 ix. Comfort Hester, born 1790 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died in Bladen Co.
N.C.. She married Anthony D. Brisson; born 1790 in France; died in Bladen
Co. N.C..

6. Sarah2 Hester (Thomas Sr.1) was born Abt. 1742 in Bladen Co. N.C., and
died Aft. 1822 in Monroe G.A.. She married James Sr. Evers Abt. 1760. He
was born November 16, 1740 in Duplin Co. N.C., and died June 15, 1837 in
Monroe G.A..

Notes for Sarah Hester:
Sarah was alive at the time of William Hester( her brother) 's will written
5/19/1822 and was included in it.


Notes for James Sr. Evers:
While James was seving his indenture in Bertie Co. , His older brother John,
had received a land grant in Duplin Co. N.C. John may have went to Bertie
County and bought James out of his indenture and brought him back to Duplin
Co. N.C. in the late 1750's.
In 1770, James received a land grant for several hundred acres in s.w.
Bladen Co., near what would become Robeson County. N.C. During the next
thirty years or so, he would become very successful with hundreds of acres
and a number of slaves.
After Sarah Died around1822, their daughter, Sarah and her husband, William
Bryan Jr. moved to Georgia to homestead. Around 1825, James Sr. and some of
his children joined them there, leaving two of his sons James Jr. and
William in Bladen County.
James Sr. died in Monroe Co. G.A. at the age of 96. Estate papers show that
James Jr. received a slave valued at $700 and $352.39 in cash.

Children of Sarah Hester and James Evers are:
27 i. Elinor3 Evers, born 1768.
28 ii. Catherine Evers, born 1769.
29 iii. Rebecca Evers, born 1776.
30 iv. James Jr. Evers, born 1780 in Bladen Co. N.C..
31 v. William Evers, born 1782.
32 vi. Sarah Evers, born 1783; died Aft. 1850. She married William Bryan
1803; born 1784.
33 vii. Jasper Evers, born September 02, 1794; died 1863. He married
Elizabeth Simpson 1814; born September 14, 1795; died October 20, 1883.

7. Jasper2 Hester (Thomas Sr.1) was born Abt. 1760 in Bladen Co. N.C., and
died Bet. 1829 - 1830 in Laurens Co. G.A.. He married Nancy Redding,
daughter of William Redding and Martha Martin. She was born Abt. 1765, and
died in Laurens Co. G.A..

Children of Jasper Hester and Nancy Redding are:
+ 34 i. Stephen3 Hester, born Abt. 1784 in N.C.; died in Laurens Co. G.A..
+ 35 ii. Jasper Hester, born March 05, 1785; died January 05, 1854.
36 iii. Rebecca Hester, born Abt. 1788 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died Bef. 1834
in G.A.. She married Young Keen; born in G.A..
37 iv. Rachel Hester, born September 12, 1789. She married (1) William
Hollinger May 19, 1814. She married (2) John G. Anderson June 04, 1818 in
Laurens Co. G.A.; died in G.A..
38 v. William Hester, born Abt. 1790 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Polly
Taylor June 19, 1821 in North Carolina.

Notes for William Hester:
He was listed as an idiot later in life so may have been wounded in war???


39 vi. Maultsby Hester, born Abt. 1800; died 1885 in Laurens Co. G.A.. She
married Jonas Benton Spivey March 07, 1819 in G.A..

8. Joseph2 Hester (Thomas Sr.1) was born Abt. 1765 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He
married Unknown Elizabeth.

Child of Joseph Hester and Unknown Elizabeth is:
+ 40 i. Joseph Jr.3 Hester, born Abt. 1789.


Generation No. 3

9. Thomas3 Hester (John2, Thomas Sr.1) was born 1778, and died February
1838 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Martha Regan.

Children of Thomas Hester and Martha Regan are:
41 i. Ralph4 Hester.
42 ii. Mary Hester, born 1800. She married Henry Davis.
43 iii. Jasper Hester, born 1802. He married Alice Smith.
44 iv. Sarah Hester, born 1804.
45 v. Thomas Hester, born 1806.
46 vi. Maulsey Hester, born 1809.
47 vii. Josiah Hester, born 1812.
48 viii. Ephraim Hester, born 1813.
49 ix. Daniel Thomas Hester, born 1816 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died September
02, 1884 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Sarah Lewis; born May 27, 1825 in
Bladen Co. N.C.; died March 04, 1884 in Bladen Co. N.C..
50 x. Amelia Hester, born 1820.

16. Hannah3 Hester (John2, Thomas Sr.1) was born Abt. 1796, and died May
29, 1868 in Bladen Co. N.C.. She married Richard Mullington Lewis 1821, son
of Richard Lewis and Sarah Simpson. He was born February 06, 1797 in Bethel
Township, Bladen County, n.c., and died September 21, 1856.

More About Hannah Hester:
Burial: Lewis Cemetery, Bladen Co. N.C.

More About Richard Mullington Lewis:
Burial: Lewis Cemetery, Bladen Co. N.C.

Children of Hannah Hester and Richard Lewis are:
51 i. Lucy Ann4 Lewis, born 1822; died 1896. She married Seth Smith.

More About Lucy Ann Lewis:
Burial: Regan Church Cemetery

52 ii. William Simpson Lewis, born 1824.
53 iii. Richard Mullington Jr. Lewis, born 1827.
54 iv. David Lewis, born 1830.
55 v. Edward Lewis, born 1838.

18. Ephraim3 Hester (Thomas2, Thomas Sr.1) was born 1785. He married
Unknown Mary.

Children of Ephraim Hester and Unknown Mary are:
56 i. Mary4 Hester, born Abt. 1805.
57 ii. Patience Hester, born Abt. 1815. She married John W. Munroe
September 29, 1859 in Hickory Grove Church Bladen Co. N.C..

19. Stephen3 Hester (Thomas2, Thomas Sr.1) was born 1787 in Bladen Co.
N.C., and died Aft. 1850 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married (1) Sophia McLean.
She was born Abt. 1790, and died Bet. 1820 - 1825. He married (2) Unknown
Jerusa.

Children of Stephen Hester and Sophia McLean are:
58 i. Elizabeth4 Hester.
59 ii. Mary Hester.
60 iii. Mathew Hester, born March 25, 1810 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died
November 30, 1859 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Sophia Guyton; born 1812;
died 1897 in Bladen Co. N.C..
61 iv. Charity Hester, born Abt. 1815 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died June 1879 in
Bladen Co. N.C.. She married John Pait; born 1815 in Wayne Co, N.C.; died
1880 in Bladen Co. N.C..
62 v. Milbry Hester, born 1816; died 1879 in Bladen Co. N.C.. She married
James Pate; born 1815 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died 1892 in Bladen Co. N.C..

Children of Stephen Hester and Unknown Jerusa are:
63 i. Jasper4 Hester, born Abt. 1827.
64 ii. John A. Hester, born Abt. 1831 in Bladen Co. N.C.; died January 03,
1863 in Bladen Co. N.C.. He married Charity Bradley.

20. Mary3 Hester (Thomas2, Thomas Sr.1) was born August 14, 1788 in Bladen
Co. N.C., and died May 29, 1861 in Robeson Co. N.C.. She married Jacob
Britt. He was born 1784 in Robeson Co. N.C., and died July 1852 in Robeson
Co. N.C..

Notes for Jacob Britt:
Mt. Elim Church Records have memorial to Jacob Britt and wife Mary Hester
Britt in 1861.
Listed in Mt.Elim Church Records as deceased 7/1852

MISCELLANEOUS BRITT NOTES: (May or may not be tied into family yet)

ROBESON CO. REGISTER ; BASTARD BONDS AND RECORDS 1850-1859
P. 63-65 Henry Colin Britt and his brother Alexander S. Britt charged by
Civil S. (Susannah) daughter of Charles
Britt and Charity Loe. Actions filed 2/25/1856 to 8/22/1860 See 1860 census
for Chales Britt 63, Charity 64,
Susan 27, Emory 8, and Miles 1 month.

ROBESON CO. MARRIAGE RECORDS VO.1 1786-1868
Colon Britt married Chasity P. Ivey 5/22/1866

VANISHING ANCESTORS OF ROBESON CO. VOL 3 CEMETERY RECORDS
Flora Lena Britt 3/4/1802 -7/10/1912
Samuel Britt 3/4/1802- 7/10/1885
Colon A. Britt 4/28/1846 - 4/11/1926
Charity P. Ivey wife of Colon 3/7/1848 - 12/2/1931
Charity and Colon are buried Ward Cemetery from Orrum take hwy 2225 off hwy
130 at intersection past Mt.
Elem Church

1860 CENSUS FOR ROBESON CO. N.C
Nimrod 47, Orva 45, Alex 27, Henry C. 33, S.Annice Cox, 18
Allen Britt 48, Swannee 43, William h. 18, Isham 16, Colon 13, Timothy 3
John F.Britt 40, Meary 36, Enoch 20, Colon A. 18, Sarah 16, Zephica 14,
Joseph b 12, Mary e 10, John t 8yrs.

1870 CENSUS FOR ROBESON CO.
Caleb Britt 66, Sudy 60, Laura 10
Colon Britt 24, Chasity 23, Ansey 2, Fanny 3 months

1880 CENSUS FOR ROBESON CO.
H.C. Britt 42, Sarah 43, Florida 13, Robert 12, olly 5, Wather 3, Nimrod 72,
Orra 69

1900 CENSUS FOR ROBESON CO.
Colon Britt 54 , Chasity 53, Ansie 31, Nellie 27, Melache 20









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