Name: Henry Best II
Birth: 1732 in nty, Virginia/ Bull Head, Craven/Johnston/Dobbs County, North Carolina
Death: ABT 1800 in Robeson County, North Carolina
Edward Carter and wife Margaret to Mary Best wife of Henry Best
10 May 1750
Gift 200 acres
Carters late of Society Parish
our well beloved daughter
Land on the Pottecasie Creek.
May Court 1751
(Mary Best Bell,Colonial Bertie,Page 212.)
Henry Best was a Lt. in the N. C. Militia in the Revolutionary War.
It is reported after the Revolutionary War he moved to Robeson County, North Carolina.
It appears that Henry Best II was married twice, first to Mary Carter and later to Elizabeth Wasden.
(From Louis Powell Email: cfl.rr.com)
Father: Henry Best I b: 1702 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Mother: Mary (? Best) b: in Virginia
Mary Carter b: in Bertie County, North Carolina
- Elizabeth Best b: 1760
- Sion Best b: 1762
- Travis Best b: 1764
- Sarah Best b: 1766