July 27,1771 Moses Knighton and wife Sarah sold to Mason Greening 300 acres located in St. Marks Parish, Craven County for 400 Pounds. Moses Knighton signed, Sarah made her mark.
In 1770 the Episcopalians of the High Hills declaring that their district was "a very populous and growing Settlement crowded with people," petitioned the Assembly for aid in building a chapel of ease for St. Mark's Church, at or near the plantation of Peter Mellett, to be under the jurisdiction of the parish vestry. The signers of the petition were: many others plus Thomas Knighton.(1A
The High Hills of Santee Church (Baptist) built 1770-71 on land given by Dr. Joseph Howard. List of members include Mason Grenon (Greening) & Wife, and John Knighton, etal
The muster roll of Captain David Davis's Company in the Regiment commanded by Colonel Richard Richardson, for the period October 8, 1759 to January 10, 1760, 3 months and 2 days, for the Cherokee Expedition. The Serjeant was Thomas Knighton and two of the private's were Isaac and Moses Knighton (Ref: Knighton Family Records)
July 13,1762 Filed land title to 200 acres in Craven County on a branch of Black River commonly called Grassy Herd. Bounded on all sides by Vacant Land. Memorialist Moses Knighton at quit rent of 3/ sterling of 4/ proclamation...
Will of Moses Knighton, King George Co WB A, P 45-46 Nov 9, 1753
My transcription of original-sgs
In the Name of God, Amen, I, Moses Knighton, of Hanover Parish, in the County of King George, being of perfect mind & memory, thanks be to God for the same, I do make and ordain this to be my last Will and testament, in manner and form following, as touching my worldly goods, my debts first being paid.
Item: I give and bequeath to my well beloved daughter Ann Baker, one cow and calf.
Item: I give...
I'm trying to prove that Henrietta Link, daughter of Thomas Link, of Abbeville, SC was the wife of Thomas Carter. In Thomas Link's will he lists a daughter as Henrietta Carter. If she was the wife of Thomas Carter, the last time I found them was in Meriwether Co., Ga. She was alive in 1840 but in 1850 Thomsa [sic] married Sarah Pearson and moved to Coosa Co, Al.
Any one out there connected to this family?
WILL OF JOHN ADAM LINK, April Court 1789, Book 2/328-9
In the name of God Amen. I, John Adam Link, of the state of Virginia & County of Halifax, being of a sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner and form following, that is to say: First I will that all my just debts and funeral charges be paid and discharged by my Executors hereafter named. Also I give and bequeath unto my son Barton Link Ten pound Virginia money to be paid
WalterVTurner (View posts) Posted: 12 Jun 2011 8:55AM GMT
I would like to get in touch with members of the Link family from those and nearby counties and in particular with families of men who are descended in an all-male line from John Adam Link. John Adam was in Halifax County, Virginia, by 1759 and died there in 1789.
The idea is to get a DNA test to see whether this Link family is related to other Links (several spellings), for example the group who arrived in North America from
From: Allen Smith
Date: Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 7:56 PM
Subject: Re: Fishpond
To: Marc Morgan
Thanks for your prompt response. ... You may by this time have all the info I can provide. But being involved with Gen search I find any info on ancestors of interest. The item I observed on the internet was regarding Morgans and Carters.
The Fishpond Conference Minutes record that on Saturday before the third Sunday in May 1852 .... received Silvy, servant of John Morgan by letter. This was the only Morgan whose name appeared in the minutes.
In the minutes for...
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