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From: "Deloris Williams" <>
Subject: [NCEDGECO] Edgecombe wills - EASON/RUFF
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 17:36:26 -0500
Here you go:
#391- JONATHAN TART - 3 Feb 1789 - May Ct 1789
Son ELNATHAN TART - Negroes Simon and Tamer. Son JAMES TART - Negroes
Abram and Briant. Daughter ELIZABETH WALTON - Negro Pen. Daughter MARTHA
EASON - part of my land where MILLS BARFIELD now lives, on the east side of
Tosnot and containing 350 acres, also Negro Cloe and her child Charity.
Cousin JOHN WESTE - 70 pds. Cousin FEREBY FAIL - 70 pds. Son ELNATHAN -
plantation where JOHN BRASHAR now lives, also Negroes Gideon and Jo, for the
term of six years. Grandson ENOS TART - plantation where JOHN BRASHAR now
lives, containing 4470 acres, also Negro Gideon. Granddaughter SARAH TART -
Negro Joe. Wife CATHERIN TART - Negroes Frank and Anthony. Wife - lend
Negro Lin for ten years and then he shall be free. My Negroes Jack, Venus,
John and Sal I lend to my son ELNATHAN for ten years and then to be divided
among my sons ELNATHAN and JAMES and my grandchildren ENOS and SARAH TART.
Son JAMES - my plantation on the south side of Tosnot Swamp, reserving my
wife's life estate in it.
Ex: sons ELNATHAN and JAMES
Wit: JOHN BRADSHAR, JAMES GANES, MARTHA BENTLY
#429 - GEORGE WHEATLY, SENR. of St. Mary's Parish - 2 Oct 1765 -
Oct Ct 1766
Son GEORGE - cow and calf. Daughter ELISABETH - cow and calf. Son NATHAN-
plantation where I now live containing 170 acres. Remaining estate to be
divided among all my children. I appoint MOSES ADKINSON trustee for my sons
BRITAIN and NATHAN, and request that he instruct NATHAN in mastery of his
trade, and he is to have the management of their estates until they are
Ex: MOSES ADKINSON
Wit: DUNCAN LAMON, WILLIAM W EASON, EDMOND SHERRARD
There are no RUFF, but there are a bunch of entries for RUFFIN, I don't know
if they would be the same. The only one with that surname having a will:
#350- SARAH RUFFIN - 4 Dec 1779 - Feb Ct 1790
Daughter OLIVE RUFFIN - cattle, Negro Sucky, etc. Granddaughter BETTY
PRIDGEN - Negro Pink, to be delivered to her at the age of eighteen or at
her marriage. Granddaughter NANCY SHEPPARD - cows, etc., to be kept at
stock by her uncle GRAY until she marries or is eighteen. Residue of estate
to be divided between my sons GRAY and LAMON.
Ex: sons ETHELDRED, GRAY and LAMON
Wit: PETER P STEPHENSON, JESSE DELOACH
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From: "Larry Ruff" <>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 4:50 PM
Subject: Re: [NCEDGECO] NCEDGECO Digest, Vol 3, Issue 34
> Hi Delores,
> Looks like you opened a can of worms!
> If you would be so kind please look for EASON and RUFF
> Thanks lots!
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