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Subject: Granville & Edgecombe NC GOODWIN's?
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 1998 20:18:19 EST


Can anyone tell me if these people are really GOODWIN's or GODWN's and
briefly, what line they belong to?

Thanks,
Lori Godwin

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ABSTRACTS OF THE WILLS & ESTATE RECORDS OF GRANVILLE COUNTY, NC 1746-1808 ny
Zae Hargett Gwynn

BOOK 1, 1772-1787

103-Jan 4, 1775 - proved. SAMUEL GOODWIN wills to his wife KEZIA GOODWIN the
best feather bed and furniture, her riding saddle, cow, household furniture;
after debts are paid, the remainder to my son SAMUEL GOODWIN. Exrs: my
father-in-law JOHN TATOM and my brother LEMUEL GOODWIN. Wts: JOHN FULLILOVE,
EDWARD BULLOCK.

105,106 - Inventory of estate of SAMUEL GOODWIN, deceased, by LEMUEL GOODWIN -
JAN 18, 1775 - household furniture, taylor's goose, books.

152 Acct. of sales of estate of SAMUEL GOODWIN, deceased by LEMUEL GOODWIN -
Nov 1777.

434 - Sale of estate of HENRY ALSTON, deceased, May 1785; mentions as buyers
at sale: LEMUEL ALSTON, JOHN HENDERSON, RANSOM SUTHERLAND, JOHN TAYLOR,
LEMUEL GOWDEN.

BOOK 2, 1787-1792
70 - Estate of SAMUEL GOODWIN - MAY Court 1788 - by LEMUEL GOODWIN, exr. lists
debt of Dr. HANCE HAMILTON, Dr. DAY RIDLEY, SHERWOOD HARRIS, son of
CHRISTOPHER HARRIS.
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COURT MINUTES OF GRANVILLE CO, NC 1746-1820 by Zae Hargett Gwynn

Court Minutes, 1746-1789
134
....WM. HUNT proved deed from NICHOLAS LOYED to LEMUEL GOODWIN for 50 acres...

Court held Nov. 6, 1760
61
...WILLIAM WILLIAMSON vrs. JOHN GOODWIN and JOSHUA PINNELL.

Nov. Term of Court 1761
JAMES ALLANACK vrs. ROBERT ALEXANDER. ROGER THORNTON vrs. THEOPHILUS GOODWN,
JR.

Court Minutes, 1768-1787
58- Court convened February 1787 with HOWELL LEWIS, EDMUND TAYLOR, JOHN
MANIER, THOMAS OWEN present as justices. JAMES CHANDLER appointed constable
of Goshen district. SILVA FRANKLIN, daughter of ELIZABETH FRANKLIN, aged 2
years on November 10, 1786, is bound to HILKIAH CROWDER. ROBERT WADE,
overseer, LEMUEL GODWIN appointed guardian to JOSEPH GRAY and to JOHN GRAY,
orphans of JOSEPH GRAY, deceased, with bond of 3000 pounds secured by JOHN
POPE and JOSEPH P. DAVIS.
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Source: Abstracts of Deeds, Edgecombe Precinct, Edgecombe Co., NC, 1732-1758
as found in Halifax County, North Carolina Public Registry Deed Books
1-2-3-4-5-6 Published by The Roanoke News Company Weldon, North Carolina

Deed Book No. 1

pg. 71 Samuel Swearinger and Elizabeth his wife of Edge. Prect. to Joseph
Lane, Jr. of Edge. Prect. 20 Feb 1733 40 pounds of good silver or gold 338
acres more or less on the south side of Morratock river, joining GEORGE
GOODWIN, all that tract or parcel of land Swearinger former bought of Lane,
one half of the royal mines excepted Wit: John Pope, J. Edwards, Reg. Edge.
Prect. Feb Ct 1733 Robert Foster C. Ct.

pg 200 William Hoggett of Edge. Prect., planter to THEOPHILUS GOODWIN of Va.,
planter 21 Mar 1737 10 pounds current money 320 acres more or less being 1/2
of 640 acres the sd. Hoggett purchased of Captain Thomas Bryant the sd. tract
lying on the east side of Conoway creek, joning Thomas Hill, other lands of
the sd. Hoggett and the creek all houses, orchards, gardens, fences etc. Wit:
Robert Hill, Thoams Hill T his mark Reg. Edge Co. May Ct. 1737 T. Kearney D.
C. Ct

pg 215 Thomas Smith and Alice his wife of Edge. Prect. to Thomas GOODWIN
(prect. not identified) 24 Nov 1736 50 pounds current money of Va. 125
acres on the north side of Conoconary swamp, joining Nathaniel Holley, Robert
Warren and the swamp part of a patent to Phillip Rayford for 400 acres 13
Aug.1720 all houses, orchards etc. Wit: William GOODWIN, Mary Mckinnie Reg.
(not given) T. Kearney D. C. Ct

pg 268 Joseph Wall, Jr. of Edge. Co. to Joseph Wall, Sr. of Edge.Co. 15 may
1739 10 pounds current money of Va. 150 acres more or less on the south side
of Fishing creek, joining Short swamp and Joseph Wall's branch all houses,
orchards, gardens, fences etc. part of a patent to Joseph Wall, Jr. 16 Nov
1738 Wit: Henry Walker, Thomas GOODWIN Reg. (place not given) May Ct. 1739
J. Edward C. Ct.

pg. 295 Lemuel GOODWIN of Edge. Prect. to Thomas GOODWIN (prect. not
identified) 2 Dec. 1739 30 pounds current money of Va. 130 acres on the
south side of Conoconara swamp, joining Grove GOODWIN part of a patent to
George GOODWIN for 400 acres 5 Apr. 1720 all houses, orchards etc. Wit:
William GOODWIN, Thomas Smith Reg. (place not given) Nov. Ct 1739 J. Edwards
C. Ct.

pg 331 William Pope of Isle of Wight Co., Va. to Thomas Exum of Edge. Prect.
14 May 1740 16 pounds current money of Va. 160 acres more or less on the
north side of Tar river and the south side of Swift creek, joining John
Goodly, Huckleberry pond and the creek Wit: Thomas GOODWIN, Jacob Pope Reg.
(place not given) may Ct. 1740 J. Edwards C. Ct.

pg 354 Joseph Lane of Edge. Co. to John Lane of Edge. Co. 17 Aug. 1740 for
the love and affection I bear unto my beloved, dutiful son 338 acres, joining
George GOODWIN, String meadow an dthe Reedy branch as by patent to the sd.
Joseph 5 Apr. 1720 Wit: William Whitehead, Joseph Howell Reg., (place not
given) Aug. Ct. 1740 J. Edwards C. Ct.

pg 382 Theophilus GOODWIN of Edge. Co., planter to Abraham Green of Edge.
Co., planter 19 May 1741 6 pounds current money of Va. 120 acres more or less
on the east side of Conaway creek, joining the creek all houses, orchards,
gardens etc. land the sd. GOODWIN purchased of William Hockett.Hoggett (?)
Wit: William Powers, Thomas Hill Reg. (place not given) May Ct. 1741 R.
Foster C. Ct. and P. R.

pg 417 Thomas GOODWIN of Edge. Co. to Walter Turbeville of Edge. Co. 20 May
1741 10 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres, joining Phillip Raiford, a
branch, Gust path and the sd. GOODWIN all houses, orchards, fences etc. part
of a patent to the sd. GOODIWN 20 Nov. 1739 Wit: Joshua GOODWIN, Rach'd (?)
Boline (?) Reg. Edge. Co. Aug Ct. 1741 R. Foster C. Ct.

pg 426 William Pope of Isle of Wight Co., Va. to Jacob Pope (co. not
identified) 17 Nov. 1741 1 shilling sterling 230 acres more or less at the
mouth of String meadow, joining the Beverdam swamp, Joseph Lane and Thomas
GOODWIN Wit: John Lawrence, Jacob Pope, Nat Dunn (?) Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct
1741 R. Foster C. Ct

Deed Book 2

pg 21. Jacob Perry of Granville Co. to Henning Tembte of Nansemond Co., Va. 30
Apr. 1754 20 pounds current money of Va. 201 acres on the north side of Deep
creek, joining the creek a Granville grant to the sd. Perry 31 Oct 1752 Wit:
Thomas Pope, John Taylor, Joseph GODWIN Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1754 B. Wynns
C. Ct.

pg 176 Thomas Pope of Edge. Co. to Lewis Davis of Edge. Co. 16 Feb. 1755 388
pounds current monoey of Va. 100 acres more or less, joining th emouth of
Stephen's branhc, Thomas Goodson, Phillip Rayford and Steer Pen branch all
houses, edifices, gardens etc. part of a patent to Thomas GOODWIN 20 Nov. 1730
Wit: John Bradford, James Lane, Joseph Stevenson Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct 1755
B. Wynns C. Ct

pg 226 Thomas Vince (co. not identified) to Thomas Williams (co. not
identified) 6 Oct 1747 100 pounds 200 acres on Peach tree swamp as by patent
to the sd. Vince 20 Apr 1745 Wit: Joseph Regan, William GOODEN M his mark
Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1748 B. Wynns C. Ct

pg 239 Thomas GOODWIN of Edge. Co. to Robert McKinne of Edge. Co 16 Jan 1747
40 pounds current money of Va. 150 acres on the south side of Conoconara
swamp, joining Lane and the swamp part of atract of Thomas Taple/Tapley (?)
Wit: Richard Homes, Thomas Howell Reg. Edge. Co May Ct. 1748 B. Wynns C.
Ct.

pg 275 John Lane of Edge. Co. to John Pryor of Hanover Co., Va 15 Nov. 1748
150 pounds Va. currency 338 acres, joining George GOODWIN, Spring meadow and
Reedy pocosin a deed of gift to John Lane from Joseph Lane 17 Apr 1740 and
200 acres, joining the above on Beaverdam swamp, W. Williams and William
Kinchen and is the land John Lane bought of NATHANIEL COOPER 19 Feb. 1744
Wit: Joseph Lane, Barnabas Lane, Joseph Lane Reg. Edge. Co. Noc. Ct. 1748 B.
Wynns, C. Ct.

pg 321 Thomas Pope of Edge. Co., planter to Phillip Pryor of Va. 12 Dec. 1748
110 opunds current money of Va. 200 acres, joining Thomas GOODWIN, a meadow
and a swamp Wit: Samuel Ruffin, John Haywood Reg. Edge. Co. Feb Ct. 1748 B.
Wynns C. Ct.

pg 334 Stephen Jackson and Benjamin Jackson of Edge. Co. to William GOODWIN
(co. not identified) 19 Nov. 1748 40 pounds current money of Va. 280 acres on
the east side of Beach swamp, joining Miery branch and the swamp Wit: Thomas
Davis, Samuel Brown X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1749 B. Wynns C. Ct

pg. 506 Theophilus GOODWIN of Granville Co. to Thomas Hill of Edge. Co. 19
June 1750 10 pounds current mone of Va. 300 acres on the north side of
Conway creek, joining his own line and a branch as by patent to the sd.
GOODWIN 20 Apr. 1745 Wit: John Crowel, Richard Lewis, Jesse Lane Reg.
Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1750 B. Wynns C. Ct.

pg 507 Theophulus GOODWIN of Granville Co. to Thomas Hill of Edge. Co. 19
June 1750 20 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres more or less on the east
side of Conway creek, joining the creek part of the land the sd. GOODWIN
purchased of William Hoggat 21 Mar. 1737 Wit: John Crowell, Richard Lewis,
Jesse Lane Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct 1750 B. Wynns C.Ct

pg. 529 Jopkins Wilder of Granville Co. to Jonathan GODWIN of Nansemond Co.,
Va. 5 Mar. 1749 104 pounds 1 shilling 7 pence current money of Va. 3
plantations and 1 negro man: one plantation on Peachtree creek in Edge. Co.
100 acres and the other 2 plantations in Granville Co. on Swift creek 300
acres and 290 acres and a grist mill where the sd. Wilder now lives Wit: (not
given) Reg. (not given) C. Ct. (not given)

Deed book 4

Pg, 84 Nathaniel Hathron (?) of Johnson Co. to John Rogers of Edge. Co. 22
Oct.1750 15 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres on the north side of
Conway creek, joining Thomas Hill, the sd. Hathron, Theophilus GOODWIN and
Walter Pitts part of 640 acres granted to Thomas Bryant 4 Mar. 1728 Wit:
Wallis Jones, William Williams Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1751 B. Wynns C. Ct.

pg. 155 Job Wilder of Edge. Co., gentleman to David Cooper of Edge. Co.
gentleman 19 Nov. 1751 7 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres on Peech Tree
creek, joining the north fork of the creek all houses, gardens, orchards etc.
part of a grant to the sd. Wilder 20 Apr. 1745 Wit: Samuel Williams, William
GOODIN (?) Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1751 B. Wynns C. Ct.

Deed Book 5

pg. 171 William GOODING of Edge. Co. to Thomas Davis (co. not identified) 20
July 1751 53 pounds 15 shillings current money of Va. all my lands, goods
and chattels Wit: Jaames Moir, John Pope, J. Edwards Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct.
1751 B. Wynns C. Ct.

pg. 196 John Rogers of Edge. Co. to James Evans of Edge. Co. 1 Feb. 1752 10
pounds Va. money 100 acres on the north side of Conway creek, joiing Thomas
Hill, the sd. Rogers, Theophillus GOODWIN and Walter Pitts all houses,
orchards, gardens etc. part of 640 acres granted to Thomas Bryant 4 Mar 1728
Wit: Thomas Hill T his mark, Edward Collins Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1752 B.
Wynns C. Ct.

pg 406 Walter Turbafield of Edge. Co. to Thomas Pope of Edge. Co. 22 Feb.
1753 35 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres on the north side of Beech
swamp, joining Steer Pen branch, Thomas Goodson and Phillip Rayford all
houess, orchards etc. part of ap patent to Thomas GOODWIN 20 Nov. 1739 Wit:
I. Edwards, Benjamin Wynns Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1753 B. WYnns C. Ct.

pg. 433 John Pryor of Edge. Co. to Samuel Hackney of Edge. Co. 13 Dec. 1752
200 pounds Va. money 338 acres, joining George GOODWIN and 200 acres, joining
the other tract, William Williams, Bevardam swamp and William Kinchen and is
land John Lane bought of Nathaniel Cooper 19 Feb.1744 Wit: John Pope, Sherrod
Haywood, James Lane Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct.1753 B. Wynns C. Ct.

pg. 435 Simon Wade of New England, marriner to Joseph Montfort of Edge. Co.,
merchant 24 Feb. 1753 200 pounds lawfully money of Great Britain 648 acres,
joining Paul Patrick, Ann Millikin, Dr. Hening Tembte, Samuel Hackney, William
GOODING and Conconarah swamp Wit: Montfort Eelbeck, Joel Lane Reg. Edge. Co.
May Ct.1753 B. Wynns C. Ct.

pg. 471 Richard Thomas of Edge. Co. to Micajah Thomas of Edge. Co. 10 Mar.
1753 10 pounds current money of Va. 258 acres more or less on Stoney creek,
joining William Cain Wit: William GOODEN C his mark, Joseph Turner Reg.
Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1753 B. Wynns C.Ct.

pg. 136 Thomas Hill of Edge. Co. to Nathaniel Hawthorn of Edge. Co. 14 Feb.
1742/3 15 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres more or less on the north
side of Conway creek, joining Theophilus GOODWIN, Simon Jeffreys and the sd.
Hill part of the land Hill purchased of William Hockit Wit: Abraham Green,
Theophilus GOODWIN X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1742 R. Forster C. Ct.

pg. 137 Joseph Hough of Edge. Co. to Stephen Weaver of Edge. Co. 15 Feb.
1742/3 60 pounds current money of Va. 560 acres on the north side of Fishing
creek, joining the creek as by patent 14 Feb. 1739 Wit: Wallis Jones, Abraham
Green, Theophilus GOODWIN X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct, 1742 Robert
Forster C. Ct.

pg. 144 Thomas Owens of Edge. Co to Theophilus GOODWIN of Edge. Co. 16 May
1743 10 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres on Black Walnut point on the
north side of Sandy creek Wit: Abraham Green, John Terril Reg. Edge. Co. May
Ct. 1743 R. Forster C. Ct.

Deed Book 6

pg. 22 Samuel Brock of N. C. to William GOODWYN of Edge. Co. 18 Mar. 1756 21
pounds current money 200 acres more or less on the Bear marsh, joining Beech
swamp all houses, orchards etc. part of 400 acres granted to Joseph Lane 13
Feb. 1739 and conveyed to the sd. Brock by deed Wit: William Kinchin, John
Branch X his mark, William Branch X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1756 J.
Montfort C. Ct.

pg. 112 George GOODWYN and MARTHA GOODWYN of Edge. Co. to John Woodleif of
Va. 5 Oct. 1756 65 pounds current money of Va. 125 acres on the north side
of Conoconary swamp, joining Nathaniel Holly, Robert Warren and teh swamp part
of a patent to Phillip Rayford in 1720 and is the land conveyed by Edward
Simmons to Benjamin Lane in 1720 and is the land conveyed by Edward Simmons to
Benjamin Lane in 1730 and by the sd. Lane conveyed to Thomas Smith and by the
sd. Smith conveyed to Thomas GOODWYN and from the sd. Thomas GOODWYN who died
intestate athe land descended to his heir the sd. George Wit: Robert Pryer,
John Gallerthan, Gideon GOODWYN Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct 1756. J. Montfort C.
Ct.

pg 131 Thomas Cockrill and Elizabeth his wife of Edge. Co., planter to Moses
Coleman dof Edge. Co., planter 21 Sept. 1756 40 opunds current moneoy of Va.
200 acres on the south side of Toisnott swamp above William GOODWIN, joining
the swamp as by patent to Richard Sessoms 1 Dec. 1744 Wit: William GOODWYN,
David GOODWIN, John St------(?) Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1757 J. Montfort C.
Ct

pg. 192 George GOODWYN and Martha my wife of Edge. Co. to William race of
Westmoreland Co., Va. 5 Apr. 1757 13 pounds current money of Va. 300 acres,
joining Thomas GOODSON and Beech swamp Wit; Marcus Stokes, Wit Turner (?),
Thomas Grace Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1757 J. Montfort C. Ct.

pg. 237 William Branch of Edge. Co. to William Irby of Edge. Co., inholder 7
May 1757 22 pounds current money of Va. 526 acres, joining the Round branch a
grant to Gilburn Kingcade 14 Sept. 1737 Wit: John Martin, Daniel Weldon, W.
GOODWYN Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1757 J. Montfort C. ct.

pg. 268 John Stephens of Edge. Co. to William Hatcher of Edge. Co. 13 Oct.
1757 35 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres on the south side of Tosneot
swamp at the mouth of a branch Wit: William GOODWYN, Benjamin Brand, Moses
Coleman Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1758 J. Montfort C. Ct.

pg. 369 William GOODWYN and Tabitha his wife of Edge. Co. to George Dawkins
of Edge. Co. 11 Nov. 1758 34 pounds 12 shillings current money of Va. 280
acres on the east side of Beech swamp, joining Miery branch and the swamp All
houses, out houses, etc. Wit: John Haywood, Robert Warren, Richard Whitaker
Reg. this 11 Nov. (year not given) before me James Hassell C. J.

pg. 370 William GOODWYN and Tabitha his wife of N. C. to george Dawkins (co.
not identified) 11 Nov. 1758 24 pounds 7 shillings current money of Va. 200
acres on Bear marsh all houses, orchards etc. it being the upper pat of a
grant to Benjamin Hill Wit: John Haywood, Robert Warren, Richard Whitaker
Reg. this 11 Nov. 1758 James Hassell C. J.

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