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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Christian Heidelberg & Sabra Middleton

Christian Heidelberg & Sabra Middleton

~1690, Christian born.

5/4/1721 Christian bought two lots in Edenton, Chowan Co., NC.

11/22/1724 Christian was Deputy Marshal for Chowan Co.

~1730, Christian’s wife died and he moved the family south to Onslow County, NC. [Christian’s wife has not been positivelyidentified. It is believed she was a Middleton since his son John names James Middleton as cousin in his will.] Christian’s land was located on the west side of Stone Creek Bay portion of the New River between Stone Creek and Muddy Creeks.

3/23/1734 Christian was appointed Justice of the Peace for Onslow Co., and was also Commissioner of Roads. He operated a ferry across the New River, located at the narrows where NC 127 crosses the river, [currently known as Sneads Ferry]. Christian also operated a mill located on Stone Creek.

1/13/1739, Christian wrote his will.

Bef. 7/1741, Christian died. (S) Will probated.

Children of Christian and Sabra:

i. John Christian Heidelberg, born ~1727 in NC.

ii. Samuel Heidelberg, born 1729 in NC.

7/1745, Samuel, age 16, apprenticed to Richard Wood Taylor “to learn his trade and also to learn to read and write”.

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