North Carolina Timeline

DATE COUNTY NAME EVENT SOURCE/REMARKS
1704 Oct 10 Perquimans Co. NC John Brock Page 613, "Upon Peticon of Captn James Coles praying to prove Rights to two hundred & Fifty acres of Land by the Importacon of himselfe John Brock, John Falconar Edward Daniel Pison & Charles an Indyan & is admitted." Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
October 10, 1704, Volume 01, Pages 612-613
https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr01-0311
17223 Nov 23 Beaufort Co. NC Jno Brock Page 189, List of Jurymen in Beaufort and Hyde Precinct: Jno Brock [Acts of the North Carolina General Assembly, 1723 North Carolina. General Assembly, November 23, 1723, Volume 25, Pages 184-209; https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr25-0015
1731 Apr 28 Edenton, Chowan Co. NC Jno Brock Page 303,  1731, Apr 28th, Ordered. That Cornelius Daniel Jno Brock and David Perkins and Jno Proctor of Beauford be Levy Free. (preceedings of the General Assemply of North Carolina held at Edenton); [Minutes of the Lower House of the North Carolina General Assembly, North Carolina. General Assembly, April 13, 1731 - May 17, 1731, Volume 03, Pages 285-325; https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr03-0112 ]
1735 Sep 5   Step Brock Page 55, Petitions of the following Persons setting forth That they obtained Warrants from the late Governour which have been duly executed and returned and praying Patents for the same Viz: Step Brock 409 Do  [Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council, North Carolina. Council, September 04, 1735 - September 29, 1735, Volume 04, Pages 53-63; https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr04-0034
1737 Sep 14   Jno Brock Petitions of Sundry Persons for certain tracts of lands for patents as follows Viz: Page 281, Jno Brock 640 Do, Granted. [Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council, North Carolina. Council, September 08, 1737 - September 29, 1737, Volume 04, Pages 277-283; https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr04-0104]
1744 Nov 19 Edgcome Co. NC Samuel Brock following Petitions for Warrants Viz: Samuel Brock 600 Edgcombe
[Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council, November 19, 1744 - November 27, 1744, Volume 04, Pages 703-710; https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr04-0212]
1747 Anson Co. NC Elias Brock Elias Brock listed as an early settler along the Yadkin River Carolina Cradle by Dr. Robert Ramsey, Page 130
1748 Oct 4 Beaufort Co. NC John Brock Read the Petition of Mary Perkins Setting forth that an Order which she obtained at a former Council for resurveying the Courses and distances of a patent bearing date the 10th day of March 1740 for three hundred and seventy five Acres situate in Beaufort County, is duly complyed with returned in the proper Office which demonstrates certain Error in the said patent and plat committed by the surveyor who having on the third Course Iaid down in the plat taken his departure from the No end of the Needle instead of the So the survey [ran] into the Land of John Boyd, which he holds by an ancient Patent and persisting in such mistake in the two next Courses has entirely left out the Petitioners plantation and run into Land belonging to John Brock, And that the whole of his return which should comprehend three hundred and seventy-five Acres as aforesaid contains only eighty. The Petitioner humbly prays that the patent and record thereof may be amended agreeable to the return now made
Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council, North Carolina. Council, October 01, 1748 - October 15, 1748, Volume 04, Pages 891-898, Page 893; https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr04-0273]
1755 Orange Co. NC Fredrick Brock Personal Property Tax List: 1 white (IMAGE)
1755 Beaufort Co. NC Horatis Brock Personal Property Tax List: 1 white (IMAGE)
1759 Oct 8 Rowan Co. NC Elias Brock William Holtam to Elias Brock, both of Rowan Co., for 5 shillings, 285 acres on Town Fork Creek being part of a larger tract conveyed to William Holtam by the Earl of Granvilles agents bearing date of 14th Mar 1755; lease to be completed in 1 year, paying the yearly rent of one pepper corn at the feast of St. Michael the Arch Angel, then transferring possession to the said Elias Brock; witnessed by John Howard & Morgan Bryan, signed William Holtam (seal) Rowan Co. NC DB 4, Pg 191 & 192 [Copied from original under the Works Progress Administration by Mrs. Mamie Gaskill McCubbins in 1938 & 1939]
1759 Oct 19 Rowan Co. NC Elias Brock William Holtam to Elias Brock, both of Rowan Co. for 75 pounds, now transferring uses of land into possession, being 285 acres on the south side of Town Fork Creek Rowan Co. NC DB 4, Pg 192, 193 & 194 [Copied from original under the Works Progress Administration by Mrs. Mamie Gaskill McCubbins in 1938 & 1939] (See land lease on Oct 8, 1749)
1763 Feb 14 Granville  Co. NC George Brack John Roberson and wife, Mary to George Brack 260 acres beginning at Nutbush Creek at John Weaver's line Wits Nathaniel Roberston, Miles Williams Granville Co. NC Deed Book F, Pg. 495-496
1768 Rowan Co. NC George Brock Early Tax List: George Brock [Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999]
1769 Dobbs Co. NC Joseph Brock Personal Property Tax List: Joseph Brock Negros Ben and Clitus (IMAGE)
1771 Surry Co. NC Elias Brock
Charles Brock
tax list Elias Brock, Charles Brock Early American Series of N.C. Vol 3; Research by Steve Burkhart
1772 Surry Co. NC Elias Brock tax list Elias Brock, constable Early American Series of N.C. Vol 3; Research by Steve Burkhart
1772 Oct 13 Surry Co. NC Elias Brock I:14. 13 Oct. 1772. John Wagnon to Elias Brock in mortgage deed of trust for L10:13:9 proc due Matthew Warnock and L17:12:4 due Lanier & Williams, land on Muddy Crk where he now lives and personally if debt not paid by 10 Oct. 1773. Wit: James Harrison, William Crunk. Rec. Feb. Ct. 177-. [Surry County, North Carolina, Wills, 1771-1827: Annotated Genealogical Abstracts By Jo White Linn, p. 3][Surry Co. NC Will Book I p. 14]

1773 Orange Co. NC Frederick Brock Frederick Brock signed petition as an inhabitant of Orange County Petition from inhabitants of Orange County concerning county boundaries, Sanders, James; Et Al., 1773, Volume 09, Pages 809-810, Page 810; https://docsouth.unc.edu/csr/index.php/document/csr09-0239 ]
1773 Surry Co. NC Allen, John & Sherod Brock Tax List: Allen Brock 300 acres, John Brock 250 acres, Sherod Brock 100 Acres Research by Marsha Larsen;  also by Bob Hopkins
1773 Sept 16 Surry Co. NC Elias Brock I:29a. 16 Sept. 1773. Bill of sale from John Rodgers, sadler, to Elias Brock for L40 an improvement on red bank Crk & personalty. Wit: Abraham Magenis, Edwd Hughes. Rec. Nov. Ct. 1774 [Surry County, North Carolina, Wills, 1771-1827: Annotated Genealogical Abstracts By Jo White Linn, p. 6]
1773 Oct 6 Surry Co. NC Elias Brock Elias Brock & wife Elizabeth of Surry Co. NC to Robert Lanier, 285 acres on the south side of Town Fork Creek in the county of Surry being part of a large tract of land conveyed to William Holton to said Brock by the Earl Granville agents, signed Elias Brock, Elizabeth (her + mark) Brock Surry Co. NC DB , p. 185 & 186 (IMAGE)
1773 Nov 1 Surry Co. NC/Craven Co. SC Elias Brock Elias Brock & William Crunk of Surry Co. NC to John Fanning 200 acres in what was formerly Anson Co. NC but now Craven Co. SC on N side Broad River, for 100 punds proclamation money conveyed by Conyer to Crunk & by her unto Elias Brock & William Crunk as her heirs. Wit: Edw. Huges, James Fannin, Abrahm Magenis [Charleston Co. Deeds L4, p. 350-52] (Note by Marilyn Larsen: Patent to Conyers 3 Sept. 1753. John Conyers, hunter, of Anson County to Jane Crunk of Rowan Co. 27 Sept. 1754 for 51 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres "above Fannins land" [Anson Co. Deeds Bik. 1 p. 424]; Research by Marilyn Larsen
1774 Surry Co. NC Elias Brock tax list Elias Brock, constable Early American Series of N.C. Vol 3; Research by Steven Burkhart
1776 Sept Guilford Co. NC Jesse Brock
Esther Brock
Judey Brock
Matrimony Creek Baptist Church list of members: Jesse Brock, Esther Brock, Judey Brock, Darby Callahan, Abraham James, Mary Strong & Sarah Strong Source: Matrimony Creek Baptist Church Records, 1776-1814; University North Carolina, The Southern Historical Collection; Digitized online  Remarks: Matrimony Church was 1.5 miles from the Virginia border and 25 miles due south of Snow Creek in then Henry Co. VA where many of the Brock's lived; Darby Callahan said to be father of Edward Callahan
1779 Jul 2 Halifax Co. NC James Brock James Brock, Private, Bradley's Company, Mustered in July 2, 1779, 18 mos. [North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. II, page 384, Soldiers of the N. C. Continental Line]
Remarks: George "Gee" Bradley was a resident of Halifax Co. He was a captain serving the 3rd Regiment of the NC Continental line from 1778-1780.
1780 Guilford Co. NC Silas Brock 1780, survey by Charles Bruce, Silas Brock chain carrier, grant 300 acres both sides of Reedy Fork for Henry Crowden Abstracts of land Warrants Guilford County, NC 177801932 by A. B. Pruitt
1780 Guilford Co. NC Silas Brock survey by Charles Bruce, Silas Brock chain carrier, grant 200 acres on s. side of Reedy Creek for William Aston Down Abstracts of land Warrants Guilford County, NC 177801932 by A. B. Pruitt
1781 Feb Surry Co. NC Jesse Brock

1781 Feb, Jesse Brock reenlisted in the Revolutionary War for an additional three months and arrived there a few days after the Battle of Guilford

 

Jesse Brock Revolutionary War Pension Application
1781 Spring Guilford Co. NC Jesse Brock Spring of 1781, Jesse Brock  moved back to Guilford Co. where he remained for only a few years. Jesse Brock Revolutionary War Pension Application
January 1782   John Brock Revolutionary War Rolls, John Brock, private, 10th Regiment, 1782, Mustered in January 1799 (Taylor's Company) U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783; online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4282
1 January 1782 Halifax Co. NC James Brock Revolutionary War Pay Voucher 28 pounds https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9WQ-SXFY?mode=g&i=826&cc=1498361
9 August 1782 Salisbury, Rowan Co. NC Jesse Brock Revolutionary War Pay Voucher 1 pound 10 shillings https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89WQ-S6R3?mode=g&i=834&cc=1498361
12 June 1783 Washington & Sullivan Co. NC Allen Brock Revolutionary War Pay Voucher 1 pound 11 shillings https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9WQ-SX6N
12 June 1783 Washington & Sullivan Co. NC James Brock Revolutionary War Pay Voucher 2 pounds 9 shillings https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9WQ-S6B3?mode=g&i=828&cc=1498361
12 June 1783 Washington & Sullivan Co. NC James Brock Revolutionary War Pay Voucher 1 pound 11 shillings https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99WQ-SXCP?mode=g&i=830&cc=1498361
1783 Oct 14 Guilford Co. NC Silas Brooks Grant 847 to William Spears 300 A on Lick Fork water of Hogans Cr joins Silas Brooks (Brock?) Abstracts of Deeds Guilford Co., NC Books 3, 4,k 5, & 6, by Dr. A. B. Pruit
1784 Guilford Co. NC Siels Brock
Thomas Brock
survey by Sampson Bethell, Siels (Silas?) Brock & Thos Brock chain carriers, 200 acres water of Lick Fork of Hogans Cr. for Aaron Arnold Abstracts of land Warrants Guilford County, NC 177801932 by A. B. Pruitt
1784 Jul 28 Surry Co. NC Francis Brock Francis Brock witness deed Little fork Lick Creek of Townfork Surry Co, N.C. DB C, p. 81; Research by Steve Burkhart
1785 Guilford Co. NC Sherwood Brock Personal  Property Tax List, Mr. Lackey's list, Sherwood Brock - 1 pole Online: http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=5580 p. 213
1785 Guilford Co. NC Jesse Brock Jesse Brock settled once again in Guilford Jesse Brock Revolutionary War Pension Application
1785 Feb Guilford Co. NC Sherwood Brock 1785 Feb term court, Sherwood Brock, juror, John Haly verses John Glen, page 131 Guilford County, North Carolina Court Minutes 1781-1811, FHL 008152370, Image 73
1785 Feb 19 Guilford Co. NC Jesse Brock Jesse Brock excommunicated for swearing  
1786 Surry Co. NC John Brock 1786 census, John Brock, Willeses District, Surry Co., NC, Page 002 [Colonial America, 1607-1789 Census Index], online genealogy.com
1786 Rockingham Co. NC Sherod Brock Abraham James, Jacob James and Sharod Brock Attorney for William James to Nathaniel Harris, 100 acres of land situatred on both sides of Matrimony Creek at the Dan River Rockingham Co. NC Deed Book A, Page 28-29
1786 Oct 24 Rockingham Co. NC Sherod Brock William James now living in Lawrence Co. SC gives Power of Attorney to Sherod Brock of Rockingham Co. NC in regards to the estate of his father Abraham James.  Rockingham Co. NC Deed Book A, Page 116-117
Remarks: Also listed is the wife of Abraham James, Susanna and the brothers of William, Abraham James, Isaac James and Jacob James.
1786 Nov 27 Rockingham Co. NC Sherwood Brock George Vanlandingham proved a deed from William Jeams(James) to Sherwood Brock [Rockingham Co., N.C. Court Orders 1786-95, pg 37]
1787 Guilford Co. NC John Brock 1787, warrant for John Mount 200 acres on "Lick Fork of Hogans Cr. joins a "late" survey & land entry of John Smith & land claim of Brothan(?) John Brock" [Guilford County, North Carolina Court Minutes, August Term of Court 1781 to may Term 1788, transcribed by Jane Smith Hill, 1999, page 69]
1787 Jan 9 Rockingham Co. NC Sherwood Brock Abraham, James & Jacob James and Sherod Brock and Nathaniel Harris to Henry Grogan land on both sides of Matrimony Creek of Dan River; Witnessed by Ezekial Callahan and Jesse Harris Rockingham Co. North Carolina Deed Bk A, p. 169, 170 & 171
Remarks: William James, Isaac James, Ezekiel Callahan, Charles Harris and Nathaniel Harris all received grants on Matrimony Creek
1787 Feb 26 Rockingham Co. NC Sherwood Brock Sherwood Brock who had his left Ear Bit of (off)records the same it having been Proven to the Satisfaction of the Court that the same was bitt of (bit off) in an affray with Robert Sanders Rockingham Co., North Carolina Court Orders 1786-95
Remarks: Read more at Carolina.com
1787 May 24 Surry Co. NC Sarah Brock Surry Co., N.C. Marriages: Sarah Brock to Samuel Gentry Surry Co., N.C. Marriages; Research by Steve Burkhart
1787 Aug Guilford Co. NC Sherwood Brock 1787 Aug term court, page 289, insolvents in Mr. Lackeys District for the year 1785: Sherwood Brock, land -0, Polls -1 Guilford County, North Carolina Court Minutes, August Term 1787
Remarks: Same entry as the 1785 Guilford Poll Tax
1787 Aug 2 Surry Co. NC Francis Brock Will of Barabas Fair, "daus. Dorothy & Abie Fair by his wf Abie are to have L25 in notes from Francis Brock" [Surry County, North Carolina, Wills, 1771-1827: Annotated Genalogical Abstracts by Jo White Linn, p. 68]; [Surry Co, N.C. WB 2, p. 79a]
1787 Aug 27 Rockingham Co. NC Sherwood Brock William Her Adm vs George Rowland: Sherwood Brock, Juror Rockingham Co. North Carolina Court Minutes 1786-1795 FS Film # 008139495, Image 89
1787 Nov Rockingham Co. NC Elizabeth Brooc Jeremiah Odell Verses Elizabeth Brooc(Brock?); jury selected Rockingham Co. NC Court Minutes 1786-1795 FHL Film # 008139495, Image 101
1787 Nov 4 Rockingham Co. NC George Brock
Thomas
List of delinquents Wm Bethells District: George
Brock 200 acres & 1 pole, Thomas Brock 1 pole
Rockingham Co., N.C. Court Orders 1786-95, Nov 1787
Remarks: Wm Bethell received 2 grants in the Hogans Creek area. This is the same area mentioned above for the warrant of John Mount mentioning a land claim of John Brock's
No 948, Issued 1784, 197 acres on the waters of Buffalo on Hogans Creek Entered 1780
No 1003, Issued 1784, 300 acres Hogans Creek and Lick Fork Entered 1778
1787 Nov 4 Rockingham Co. NC Sherwood Brock Shadrack Brock, juror Rockingham Co., N.C. Court Orders 1786-95 MF; Research by Steven Burkhart
1788 Surry Co. NC Richard Brock one wild cat scalp behalf Richard Brock Surry Co., N.C. Court Minutes; Research by Steve Burkhart
1790 Surry Co. NC Sherod Brock
Alexander Brock
1790 Census: Sherod Brock - 2 males under 16, 1 male over 16, 5 females; Alexander Brock - 1 male under 16, 1 male over 16, 2 females Year: 1790; Census Place: Surry, North Carolina; Series: M637; Roll: 7; Page: 510; Image: 297; Family History Library Film: 0568147; Online Ancestry.com
1790 Surry Co. NC Sherod Brock

Capt. Edward's Tax District, Sherwood Brock: 200 acres, 1 white pole Surry Co. NC Tax List 1790-1800 FHL Film # 005719400, Image 437
1790 Surry Co. NC Sherwood Brock
Alexander Brock
Capt Edward's District. Sherwood Brock - 1 white male over 16, 2 white males under 16, 5 white females; Alexander Brock - 1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, 2 females   http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/surry/census/1790cens.txt

1790 Feb 22 Rockingham Co. NC Sherwood Brock list in Capt Ricketts Dist. taken by Richd Stubblefield: Sherwood Brock: 1 poll, Isaac Calaham: 1 poll....... Rockingham Co., N.C. Court Orders 1786-95 Feb 1790
1791 Surry Co. NC Sherrod Brock
Allen Brock

Capt Edwards district, Sherrod Brock-200 Acres, Allen Brock-150 Acres

Surry Co. NC Tax List 1790-1800, FHL Film # 005719400, Image 452
1792 Surry Co. NC Sherrod Brock Capt Edward's Tax District, Sherrod Brock - 200 acres, 1 poll Surry Co. NC Tax List 1790-1800, FHL Film # 005719400, Image 474
1793 Surry Co. NC Allen Brock
John Brock
Sherod Brock

Capt Burche's Tax District, Allen Brock - 300 acres, John Brock - 250 acres and Sherod Brock - 200 acres

Surry Co. NC Tax List 1790-1800, FHL Film # 005719400, Image 491
1793 Feb 10 Surry Co. NC Sherod Brock  Amos Scritchfield of Spartanburg Co. SC, to Sherod BROCK, 20 lbs., 100 Acres waters Fishers River adjoining land where John ALLEN, Jr. now lives. Wits: William Meredith, Rezia Jarvis, and John Shore. Surry Co. NC Deed Book E, p. 244-245 (IMAGE)
1794 Surry Co. NC Sherwood Brock

tax list Capt Atkins' district, Sherwood Brock - 200 acres

Surry Co. NC Tax List 1790-1800, FHL Film # 005719400, Image 512
1794 Jan 13 Surry Co. NC Sherwood Brock Sherwood Brock witness to deed John & Ellinor Allen to David Thomason, Fishers River, Signed
Sherwood X Brock
Surry Co. NC USgenweb Archives, No deed book or page listed,
http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/surry/deeds/allen167gdd.txt
1795 Surry Co. NC Sherwood Brock tax list Capt Burch's district, Sherwood Brock: 200 acres, 1 pole Surry Co. NC Tax List 1790-1800, FHL Film # 005729400, Image 522
1795 Oct 31 Surry Co. NC Sherod Brock
Sary Brock
Sherod Brock to David Tomason, 45 pds, 100 acres on the waters of Fishers River adj. where Peter Hamblin now lives on waggon road. Wits: Peter (X) Hamblin, William Meredith & Rezia Jarvis. signed Sherod (X) BROCK & Sary Brock. (IMAGE); [Surry Co. NC Deed Book F, p. 297]; Notes: Sary Brock signed with her signature, Sherod Brock signed with his mark
1797 Jan 23 Guilford Co. NC Francis Brook (Brock?) , Wm Anthony to McKinney, Peeples, Jean, Knott, Ray, Mederis, Pegram & Francis Brook, 1 acre to build a meeting house for use of members of Methodist "Episcople" Church in America; Guilford County, North Carolina Court Minutes, August Term of Court 1781 to may Term 1788, transcribed by Jane Smith Hill, 1999, page 150
1826 Surry Co. NC Benjamin Brock (Will Book) 3:155a. Will of george Kimbrough jr., 11 Mar. 1823.....notes by author: Kimbrough marriages. "Rebekah Kimbrough to Benjamin Brock 15 Apr. 1826, Richard C. Puryear bondsman" [Surry County, North Carolina, Wills, 1771-1827: Annotated Genealogical Abstracts by Jo White Linn, p. 156]
 
 
 

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