Friday, December 11, 2009

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76. Brittain King & 77. Silah ? [VA, NC]

Bef. 1735 Brittain born in Brunswick Co., VA; the s/o 152. William King & 153. Sarah ?. (S) See Family notes.
By 1754 in NC, Brittain married Silah.
4/12/1775, Brittain granted 200 acres to son William. (S) Pitt Co., NC, DB-F, P510.
(S) 1755 Tax list, Beaufort Co., NC. “Wm King and son Britain”.
1/1/1761 Pitt Co. formed from Beaufort Co., NC.
(S) 1762 Tax list, Pitt Co., NC 1772, (S) New Bern NC Court, granted Brittain a permit to operate a ferry across Great Contentnea Creek. The fare for a man and his horse was 4 pence.
(S) 1763 Tax list, Pitt Co., NC. Britton King; Jesse King; Etheldread King. [Brothers]
5/5/1767, Brittain witnessed a deed of Henry Cannon. (S) Bk-C, P498.
4/12/1775 Brittain granted 200 acres to his son William for £100. The land had been acquired from William Williams. (S) Pitt Co., NC, DB-F, P510.
4/23/1778, Brittain witnessed a deed of William Dry. (S) Craven Co., B23, P280.
(S) 1779 Tax list, Craven Co., NC. Brittain; Capt. Roach & Capt. Allen’s militia company: Britain King, William Jordan.
1/26/1780, Brittain witnessed a deed of William Dry. (S) Craven Co., B24, P110.
3/22/1780, Brittain witnessed a deed of William Moore. (S) Craven Co., B24, P73.
12/15/1784, Brittain witnessed a deed of John Phillips. (S) Craven Co, B28, P214.
Bef. 1786 Brittain purchased 300 acres in Pitt Co. from his brothers Jesse and Eliphalet.
1/27/1786 Brittain granted 50 acres to his son, John38 for £30. (S) Pitt Co., NC, DB-L, P64.
(S) 1786 Tax list, Pitt Co., NC. Records show Brittain owned 680 acres and one slave.
Brittain moved to Craven Co., NC.
(S) 1790 Census, NC, Craven Co., Newbern Distr. Brittain: 1 m>16, 1 m<16, 5 f’s, 2 slaves.
1793, Brittain “of Great Contenteny Creek” 245 acres. (S) Craven Co., B31, P82.
1/19/1795, Brittain mentioned as an heir to his brother Jesse in a land deal of John King ( 38).
6/15/1795 Brittain “enters” 50 acres in Craven Co., NC on Great Contentney Creek, involving Edward Coward58 and James Spivey. (S) Craven Co., NC Deeds 1778–95, P297. Members of the Coward and King families would to move to southern MS together.
9/16/1795 Brittain “enters” 800 acres in Craven Co., NC on the south side of Great Contentney Creek, “being the land where he lives”, involving James Coward116vi. (S) Craven Co., NC Deeds 1778–95, P298.
12/23/1795, land grant on N. side of Neuse River filed for by Brittain King in Craven Co. [Land was granted on 3/12/1800.] (S) NC Land Grant Files, 1693-1960, No. 4833.
11/3/1796, Brittain witnessed a deed of James Phillips on property on Great Contennay Creek adjacent to his own property. (S) Craven Co., B32, P780.
1798, Brittain wrote his will. ??? (S) Craven Co., NC Wills. Identified are wife – Silah; sons John, William, and Brittain Jr; daughters – Nancy, Polly, Betsy and Sally.
1798, Sylvia named an executor in Brittain’s will.
3/14/1798, Brittain died in Craven Co., NC.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Craven Co. Celia has 2 sons 16-25 and other family members living with her.
5/28/1810 transaction of Brittain’s brother Eliphlet, Brittain is identified as William’s son.

Family notes:
• The area where Brittain built his home on Great Contentney Creek was disputed between Beaufort and Pitt counties.

Children of Brittain and Silah:

i. John King ( 38), born 4/17/1756 in Beaufort Co., NC.

ii. William King, born ~1757 in in Beaufort Co., NC.
4/12/1775, Brittain76 granted 200 acres to son William. (S) Pitt Co., NC, DB-F, P510.
1/27/1786 witnessed deed, John38 granted 50 acres from his father, Brittain76. (S) Pitt Co., NC, DB-L, P64.
(S) 1790 Census, NC, Craven Co., Newbern Distr. Single, listed on same page as Brittain.
1798, William witnessed his father’s will.
~Bef. 1800 William moved to Newberry Distr. of SC, near his uncle Etheldred.
(S) 1800 Census, SC, Newberry Co. William is listed next to John Jr and “Silas”.
(S) 1850 Census, IN, Washington Co.

iii. Brittain King Jr, born ~1775 in Pitt Co., NC.
No.76:(S) 1790 Census. m<16. b: 1774–1790.
Brittain married Sylvia Jordan, d/o William Jordan & Silvia Godwin; Silvia d/o William Godwin and Martha Kearney.

3/8/1792, Brittain left 10 shillings, and named co-executor, in the will of William Jordan. (S) William of William Jordan, NC State Archives, Raleigh, 024, 082.801.
1798, Brittain mentioned in father’s will.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Pitt Co., Greenville. Brittain b:1755–1775.
(S) 1810 Census, NC, Pitt Co. Brittain b:1765–1785.
Bef. 1820, Brittain died in Pitt Co., NC..
Children:
Brittain King III, born 1790–1800.
1820 in Lenoir Co., NC.
(S) 1830 Census, AL, PerrCo.

iv. Sally King, born in Pitt Co., NC.
No.76:(S) 1790 Census. f.
1798, Sally mentioned in father’s will.

v. Polly King, born in Pitt Co., NC.
No.76:(S) 1790 Census. f.
1798, Polly mentioned in father’s will.

vi. Betsy King, born.
No.76:(S) 1790 Census. f.
1798, Betsy mentioned in father’s will.

vii. Nancy King, born.
No.76:(S) 1790 Census. f.
1798, Nancy mentioned in father’s will.

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