YADKIN COUNTY and CASWELL COUNTY

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PINNIX, SHORE, DICKERSON, PARDUE, MARTIN, OLVEY, SWAIM of Yadkin Co. and SHAW, SIMPSON, MILES, MATKINS, BOULDIN, LEATH, HORNBUCKLE, GUNN, HOOPER, SNIPES, KIMBROUGH, GRAVES, STADLER, ARNOLD, BLALOCK, PRENDERGAST, WILDER, VINCENT, WALKER, ASHFORD, BIRD, WHITTED, CLENEAY of Caswell/Alamance/Orange Co. -- also WALL, WHITSETT, MOORE, HENRY of Rockingham Co.

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  • ID: I112869
  • Name: Lewis Kirk
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1743
  • Death: 1808 in Orange Co., NC
  • Note:
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    Lewis Kirk left for HALIFAX County, North Carolina in 1764. He bought 220 acres of land there in January 1764. He sold the land in January 1768 and returned to Orange County, North Carolina about 1771 and remained there the rest of his life. Lewis Kirk was involved in the Revolution. He later became a minister.
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    WARREN CO. WILLS
    (A) Will of ANN RAY. l0 Feb. 1796; May Ct. 1796. Names: Dtr: BETTY G (U) ARDNER ,THOS. GUARDNER Extr.); Son ROBERT WALLER, Extr.; Dtrs: NANCY RODWELL, MARY PRIOR, PATTEY MYRICK & SUSANNER LIDDLE. Wit: DUD. CLANTON, Esq. (Jurat), ELIZABETH KIRK.

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    ORANGE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA WILL ABSTRACTS. Book A, p. 7. Will in Archives.
    Jonathan FINCHER. Dated 20 March 1757. Proved May 1757. Wife: name not stated, ten shillings. Sons: eldest son name not stated but called Joshua in codicil. Jonathan, Richard, Joseph, Benjamin (he is to be bound to Joseph MATTOX) daughters: Mary, Hannah. No executors named. Witnesses: Benj CATE, Charles JONAS, Margaret (X) WHITEHEAD****************.

    1780 - Orange County Tax List, St. Mary's District, p. 200: Benjamin CATE with 75 acres; State entry, 3 horses, 23 cattle - Tax paid: 649 pounds (Richard, LAZARUS, and William CATE also in St. Mary's District)

    1798 - Will Book C, p. 136: Benjamin CATE's Will names his wife Mary, sons: John, Timothy, Jesse, James, William, daughter Mary (underage), to Henry Hunt's oldest son Elijah Hunt, to David Nutt's oldest son John Nutt. Exec: Brother Richard CATE, Wm. CAIN, merchant. Wit: William "X" CATE, Alex. McMULLEN*****, Edward WORTHAM***

    ORANGE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA WILL ABSTRACTS. B-259. Will in Archives. Dated 16 July 1793. Proved February 1794. Richard CATE. Wife: Emelia. "My eight children:" James, Jesse, Richard, Thomas, John, Martha, Susannah, and Emelia. Son: Benjamin. Daughter: Martha HASTINGS******. Several tracts of land are devised. One tract joins Charles KELLY****, Another, 100 acres which I purchased from James CRAWFORD. 50 acres on Cain Creek. Land purchased from Thomas MOORE, "tract bought of Richard TINNEN on east side of Cain Creek," my mill on west side of Cain Creek. Executors: Sackfield ____BREWER, brother John CATE, son James CATE. Witnesses: Bernard CATE, Lewis KIRK*********************
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    ORANGE CO. NC WILL BOOK A
    p. 257
    Will of AMOS (x) THOMSON
    20Apr1781
    Aug1782
    Wife Martha;
    Son Littlebury;
    Brother Charles THOMSON, all my land in DONWOODY (DINWIDDIE) CO. VA.
    Execs: LEWIS KIRK, Richard CATE, brother Charles THOMSON, Jesse ROPER.
    Wits: Heny HANCOCK, Robert PEEBLES, Buckner (x) FLOYD, Benjamin TARVER.
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    KIRK, Thomas. Moorland, Co. of Philadelphia. Taylor.
    1 mo. 6, 1752/3. April 22, 1752. J.540.
    Wife: Mary. Children: Joseph, Ann, Mary, Susannah and Sarah.
    Exec: Mary Kirk.
    Wit: John SHAW, David GRIFFITH (his mark), John HART.
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    NEW CASTLE COUNTY DELAWARE LAND RECORDS 1755-1762, Carol J Garrett, 1999,
    Willow Bend Books and Family Line Publications, ISBN 1-58549-016-4
    p. 45
    Judgement. 19 April 1756. William GOLDEN, Esq. High Sheriff of the cnty of
    Newcastle upon DE send greetings. Whereas Erick ANDERSON was seized of a
    certain tract of land and plantation situate in CHRISTIANA HUNDRED in sd
    cnty bounded on the north by Matthias DEFOSS' plantation and on the south
    by Adam STEDHAM's land. And whereas sd Erick ANDERSON and his wife Bridget
    did grant a piece of sd land unto Philip SMITH (bounded by lands of James
    KIRK and Thomas BERRY) containing 4 acres and 33 perches. And sd Philip
    SMITH by his last will dated 20 Nov 1748 did empower William ARMSTRONG as
    his Exec. And sd William ARMSTRONG did convey same lot and premises unto
    John RANKIN who sold same unto Andrew DICKEY in 1750 under the incumbrance
    of a certain mortgage by him to the General Loan Office who together with
    Elizabeth his wife granted the same lot under sd mortgage unto John
    SPRINGER. And sd John SPRINGER by his last will fully impowered Christopher
    SPRINGER and Sarah SPRINGER, Execs. And they in 1754 did convey the same
    unto **************WILLIAM WHITTED************* who conveyed the same lot and mortgage unto Eleazer
    HUBBIL. And whereas sd Eleazer HUBBIL was in the Court of Common PLeas
    before the Justices for Judgement to recovered against sd WILLIAM WHITTED a
    debt of 60 14 shillings and damages. Above sd Sheriff was commanded to
    seize goods and lands of sd WHITTED, SADLER****************. Seized in execution was the
    afsd lot and premises and appraised by Joseph SIMPSON and Thomas OGLE to
    the sum of 40. After public notice sd property was sold for the sum of 38
    10 shillings to Robert PIERCE as the highest bidder.
    Signed: William GOLDEN, Sheriff.
    Wit: Andrew TRANBERG, John STAPLER.
    Ack: Aug Term 1756.
    Rec: 10 Nov 1756. (S1:209)

    p. 59. Deed. 8 March 1755. WILLIAM WHITED of Christiana Hun. in Co. of Newcastle upon Delaware, SADLER, for the sum of 60 pounds, sold unto ELEAZER HUBBLE of Borough of Wilmington, mariner, a piece of land situate in sd Hun. & Co., together with all and singular upon it. It is bounded by the land of Robert PIERCEs, ****James KIRK**** and Thomas BERRY, and contains 4 acres 33 perches.
    Signed: WILLIAM WHITED.
    Wit: Joshua NEWBROUGH, John STAPLER.
    Ack: Nov Term 1755. Rec: 26 Feb 1756.




    Father: Joseph Kirk b: ABT 1710 in New Castle Co., DE???

    Marriage 1 Sarah Parham b: ABT 1746
    • Married: ABT 1765
    Children
    1. Has No Children John L. Kirk
    2. Has No Children Parham Kirk
    3. Has No Children William Kirk
    4. Has Children Rebecca Kirk b: ABT 1766
    5. Has No Children James Kirk
    6. Has No Children Josiah Kirk

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