Estate Papers - County of Currituck Providence. Admin of
Estate: Mary Taylor. Signed Admin Bond - Mary Taylor, Josias
Nicholson, and Benjamin Taylor. (Typed)
Estate Papers- County of Currituck, providence of
Archdale. Admin. Of Estate: Benjamin Taylor. Signed Admin.
Bond: Benjamin Taylor, John Caron, Joseph Caron.
THOMAS TAYLOR 1758
Estate Papers Estate filed April 11, 1758. Admin
Henry Hill, Richard Garrett, Joseph Blount
JAMES TAYLOR 1767
Craven Estate File: Estate Sale: 29 February 1767
- Purchasing items: Mrs Taylor, many purchases, Rascow
Lipsey, Gabriel Pecham (?), James W Daniel, Nathan Parsons,
Richard Pickrun [probably same as Gabriel above].
John Oliver, Elisha Atkins, Moses Pickun, Joseph Reasonover,
Joshua Collings, Lemuel Hatch, Rice Dulin, Arthur
Barrinough, Phillip Miller. Signed by Levi (?) Fulshire,
JACOB TAYLOR 1767
Estate File: Adminstrators Bond: April 8, 1767. Elihu
Hall, Jacob Shepard (George Pheney Lovick's name marked
Inventory: taken May 20, 1767 by Elihu Hall, Admin.
Also on Micro film. Intestate: Land on Otter Creek. SON:
JACOB TAYLOR 1770
Will: dated January 10, 1770. Wife: Ann.
Son: Henry. Daughters: Pansseas(sp),
Catherine, Iven. Administrator of Estate: Anne Taylor, wife.
Witnesses: John Brosoning(sp), Daniel Bronning(sp), &
JOHN TAYLOR 1772
WILL: 24 March 1772; Proved 28 March 1772. -
SONS: Absolam Taylor, money & already received
portion; John Taylor, bull/cow. Daughters: Violator
Garde, money/land already; Courtney Taylor, now Reed,
portion already received; Tammer Taylor, all the remainder
of estate both real & personal. Grandson: John Taylor, 2
cows/calfs, etc., all that tract of land & plantation
where I now live. Granddaughter: Alse Garde, daughter
of Violator, Cow/calf. Executor: Bazell Smith.
Wit: Jacob Sikes, Ann Sikes, Elizabeth Thompson.
Estate File: Inventory of estate on Slocombs Creek,
27 March 1772 by Bazell Smith. Entered September Court 1772.
[No estate sale papers].
EDMOND TAYLOR 1771
Estate Papers: December 1771. Rachael Taylor, Cornelius
Taylor, Frederick Harget
JOHN TAYLOR 1785
Estate Papers-dated September 9, 1785. Administrator
of Estate: William Ives. Signed Admin Bond-William Ives,
Stephen Dunn, & Henry Peerss(sp). Inventory Sept 9, 1785
by William Ives. Inventory Sale names: George Whitehead,
Stephen Kinsey, Jacob Tingle, William Ives, John Oglesbay,
Henry Sikes. Patent recorded by Benjamin Griffin. March 13,
1792 - Plan (diagraghm) representing the land patented by
John Taylor Nov. 18, 1738 on the So(?) side of Neuse and
E'side of Swt Creek. Surveyed by N.Gathem (sp).
Note to the court by Benjamin Griffin for March term to
inform your worship he is interested in the rectification of
the above mentioned Patent and ask the court to direct the
Secretary to allow the record of the above said patent
agreeable to the above plat is the Law that case
September 9, 1792 - Note to court from William Easterling,
Dan Simmons, Seth Peairc(sp) that Benjamin Griffin informs
us he has made application to your worship to direct the
Secretary to rectify the error in John Taylors patent.
Therefore we the subscribers who are well acquainted with
the error and the damage the said Griffin must inevetable
sustain provided the said Patent is not rectified, do
certify we have no objections and should any person be
damaged it must be us, therefore we humbly beg your worship
to rectify the same agreeable to and in that ease given
under our hands.
ABSALOM TAYLOR 1791
WILL: 29 June 1790, Recorded March Term 1791.
SONS: John Taylor (money & not more), Davis
Taylor (land and Plantation where now live with one other
tract joining it containing 100 acres, plus feather
bed/furniture/desk). GRANDSON: Absolem Taylor, 75
acres patented by Bazell Smith, Esq. On south side of Buford
Road running with James Hammeltons line to the percoason,
etc., plus cow/calf. DAUGHTERS: Creasy Taylor,
feather bed/furniture; Rebecka Taylor, feather
bed/furniture. Remainder of estate not mentioned to be sold
& equally divided between last 3 children, namely Davis,
Creasey, Rebecka. (Note: John excluded. Executors: Brother,
John Taylor and Benjamin Tolson. Wit: John Tolson
& Thomas P. Ives.
ESTATE FILE: Inventory of Estate by Benjamin Tolson,
June Term 1791
. Account of Sales: (5 pages), June Term 1791. Present at
sale: John Porter, John Taylor, Jr., Bazel Foster, John
Taylor, Sr., Abner Bell, Mallica Smith, Elizabeth Williams,
Richard Hooks, George Whitehead, Lewis Cavenor, Philemon
Holland, William Holland, Newel Bell, Thomas Lovick, Mikel
Ellis, James Potter, James handcock, James Taylor, Fasion
(?) Taylor, Major Upton, William Anderson, Thomas Smith,
John Dunn. Total sale 166.10.7.
June Court 1794 - Ordered John Blanks, Levi Fulsher &
Evan Jones be appointed to settle the accounts of John
Taylor & Benjamin Tolson, Executors of Absalom Taylor
& make return to next court.
3 Sept 1796 - Note from E. Jones & Levi Fulshire. The
subscribers agreeable to order of the court ot settle with
the Executors of Absolam Taylor decd. Find the Estate for
amount of 147.12.10, the amount against estate 124.6.10, the
remainder past due to the estate 17.11.0 (?) to the best of
Account of Estate by John Taylor & Benjamin Tolson,
Account settled, returned Sept 1796.
REBECCA TAYLOR 1794
Estate File: 29 March 1794. Admin Bond: John Taylor,
John Ives, John Williams. Inventory List: Bedset
containing bed & furniture and one bedsted, one bed
board. Inventory Sale: list a bedset sold to John Taylor for
JOHN TAYLOR 1795-
Estate Papers: Dated December 19,1795. Administrator
of Estate: Isaac Taylor. Signed Administrators Bond: Isaac
Taylor, John Gooding, & George Ellis.
DAVIS TAYLOR 1800
WILL: 13 April 1800 (or 1801). Proved Sept Term 1801.
Sister: Lucreacy Taylor, all lands. Cousin:
James Tolson, all other property, plus feather bed, bolster,
& piller, desk, gun. Executor: Benjamin Tolson.
Wit: John Porter & Claudius Hamilton.
Captain John Taylor 1803
Estate Papers Admin of Estate Elizabeth Taylor, Henry
Carraway, Henry Tillman.
Sale 4/2/1804-Elizabeth Taylor, Bridges Jones, Henry
Carraway, Joseph Nelson, Ann Sparrow, Edward Pritched, Isaac
Phelps, Mr & Ms Carney, Philip Neale, John Porter, Ann
Hill. Inventory- Elizabeth Taylor
[Note: Elizabeth Taylor married William Sparrow January
Captain John Taylor 1810
Estate Date December 31, 1810
John Harvey to William Sparrow-Bond to refund &
Indemnity-12/1810. John Harvey is attorney in fact of the
next of kin of John Taylor & together with George,
James, and Thomas Taylor, Charles & Sarah Holmes all of
Bristol , Great Britian, and Caleb & Mary Thomas Mumbles
JOHN TAYLOR 1805
Estate File: 12 Dec 1804, Admin Bond: James
Taylor, Levi Fulsher, Thomas Thompson - 100 pounds.
Dowery of Provisions: Dec Term 1804, Thomas Roe, John
Ives, Thomas Thompson & Levi Fulsher, Esq., and Mathew
Stevens appointed Companies to lay off & appropriate 1
year provisions to Lucretia Taylor, widow. Returned
11 Jan 1805 - agreeable to order of court subscribers met to
support the provision on hand for support of widow &
family. Tho. Row, Thomas Thompson, Levi Fulsher
. Sale: 12 June 1805 - Lucretia Taylor, Philemon Holland,
Benjamin Rowe, James Taylor, John Ives, William Holland,
Daniel Stephens, William Collans, John Whitehead, Thomas
Thompson, Lewis Cavender, Matthew Stephens, Amos Rowe, John
P. Ives, John Parsons, Thomas Rowe, Archable Gibson, Levi
JAMES TAYLOR 1811
Will: 27 March 1811. Recorded June Term Craven Co
Court 1811. Wife: Peggy Taylor, 115 acres land on
prong of Colemans Creek patented by John and Absalom Taylor.
Son: Asa, 100 acres on head of Black Swamp. Remainder
to be sold to pay just debts. Wits: Ruth Smith, W.
Holland, William Holland.
Account of Sales: 2 May 1811. Present were: John
Smith, Moses Stephens, Thomas Rowe, Robert H. Franklin,
Samuel Patten, William Stephens, Ephriam Wilson, William
Holland, Amos Rowe, Yarborough Taylor, Michael
Fisher, Philemon Holland, Lewis Cavenno, Joseph Brittain,
LUCRETIA TAYLOR 1817
Estate File: 1 March 1817 Admin of Estate: Amos Rowe,
Account of Sales: 4 Jan. 1817 - Purchasing: Will Holland,
Amos Rowe, Ephn Wilson, Dexter Gibson, Asa Taylor, John
Upton. Settlement: Dec 1818 - 3 vouchers - William Holland
Esq., Seth Smith, Amos Rowe. Ordered that Samuel Patten,
Joseph Brittain & James Marshall audit and settle the
accounts of Amos Rowe, adm of Lecretia Taylor. Balance due
JAMES TAYLOR 1818
Estate File: - June 2, 1818 - James former collector
Advertisement of death posted in presence of Jas Y
Tignor & Solomon Scott 29 June 1818, recorded 18 Sept
1818. Admin Estate William L. Morris
By Attorney George Attemore: Charlotte Ann Taylor,
Dugames(sp) Taylor, John Anderson & Julia his wife &
William B. G. (S or Y). William BS Taylor has no
WILLIAM TAYLOR 1827
Admin of Estate Margaret January 1, 1827.
Administrators Bond-Stephen Heath, John Washington,
John Smith. 3 Justices to grant special letters of admin on
estate. are of opinion that the Admin right to sell property
of estate (intestate) an unexplained lean of A. Richardson
RUTH TAYLOR 1847
Craven Estate Papers January 1, 1847. Admin of
Estate Isaac Chestnut. Deceased 1839. guardian to
Jonathan Chestnut. John L. Taylor personally appeared before
Clerk of court saying he saw Lucretia Taylor post up
notices. Sale of property show Lewis Taylor, Stephen
Taylor, & Alexander Taylor purchasing items.
JOSHUA TAYLOR 1870
WILL: WIFE: Eleanor (land on N.E. side of the main
road leading from New Bern to Beaufort.) DAUGHTER: Catherine
Jane Bell, wife of Amos Bell, (land as described above).
GRANDSONS: Elijah and Joshua Bell. Son-in-law: William H.
ISAAC TAYLOR 1846
WILL: Wife: Hannah. Daughters: Jannet T. Hollister,
Mary Attimore, Phebe Taylor, Louisa Taylor, Catherine
Taylor, Frances Taylor. Executor: Phebe Taylor (daughter)
and son-in-law George J. Attimore. Witnesses: John M.
Roberts, Fredrick J. Jones.
ASA TAYLOR 1851
WILL: SON: James R. Taylor, cattle in my mark &
other items, land containing 66 acres known by the name of
Hampton Land, deed to me by Hampton Williams 3 may 1838;
also, portion of tract whereon I reside known by the name of
the "Wolf Tract" or "Wolf Land" deeded to me by Henerietta
Smith contain ing 50 acres, beginning in Elijah Hardisons
line, first hollow bridge below Woods road, crossing the
Newberne & Bearfort road, down tht branch to where it
forks, across the "Big Island" to Brices Creek, etc. This
portion of Wolf Land adjoins the Hampton land. SON: Benjamin
R. Taylor, balance of a certain tract of land containing by
the deed 150 acres, except 50 acres which I have just willed
to his brother, James R. Taylor., other items included.
WIFE: Gatsy; Alexander Benjamin Hardison, son of Stephen F.
Hardison and his wife, my daughter, Mary Ann should he live
to become 21 years of age, either $10 or a cow and calf,
whichever the rest of my heirs may see proper to do. Exec:
not named. Wit: Will W. Lewis & John P. Ives.
Estate File: 8 March 1852: Application for Executors
to settle estate. Bond signed by James R. Taylor, Council B.
Wood and Alexander Mitchell for sum of $1500. Note attached:
5 March 1852, from Gatsy (x)Taylor to James R. Taylor, "adm
on the Estate of my deceased husband, Asa Taylor. Wit: C.B.
9 March 1852 - Note to creditors posted in public places and
verified by Council B. Wood, one of the Justice of the Peace
for Craven Co who did see a copy of notices posted at the
Court House at New Bern, and also at tow other locations: at
the fork of Beaufort Road and Elizabeth Ferry.
20 March 1852 - Notice to creditors to present their
12 June 1852 - Inventory of propety of Asa Taylor. Included
items mentioned in Will. Registered in Clerk of Courts
Office book 6, Folio 151, 24 August 1852.
BENJAMIN R. TAYLOR 1865
Estate File: 11 September 1865, Administrators Bond:
George W. Hardison, Bryan B. Williams and Gabriel Hardison,
Junior administer jointly on estate of Benjamin R. Taylor.
Decd, of Craven Co., NC and to state $300.
Account of Sales: 1865, Copy too light to read, as
was the original. Submitted to Court October 1865. "Recorded
Book No 9".
9 September 1867, George Hardison, Charles Hardison and
James H. Hunter, all of Craven, $400 paid to State in trust
for the benefit of the children herein named… George
Hardison is constituted Guardian to Mary E. Taylor,
Josephine Taylor, George Taylor and Nancy Taylor, minor
Fall 1867 - Petitioners of Mary E. Taylor, Nancy Taylor,
Josephine Taylor, Nancy Taylor and George Taylor, infants
under the age of 21 appearing on the behalf of their
guardian, George W. Hardison, respectfully showeth unto your
Honor to sell property of Benjamin R. Taylor, decd., about
100 acres on Brice Creek and adjoining the lands of Simpson
Heath. House has been unoccupied since the death in 1866 of
both father & mother of petitioners. Total of Six
reasons for selling property of Mary E, Josephine, Nancy and
George, all between ages of 4-13 and place money in account
to draw interest to use to rear children. Courts agreed to
sell land at public vendue.
27 Jan 1868, Note to pay Frederick Roberts, cc $325 for
purchase of Benjamin R. Taylor 100 acres, Gave $25 cash.
27 Nov 1868 Mary E. Taylor, et. al. - C. W. Hardison became
the purchaser at highest bid on property sold at Court
House. Jan 27th 1868, Charles W. Hardison transferred rights
title and interest in tract of land lyying on the west side
of the road leading from Newbern to Beaufort and east side
of Brices Creek about 8 1/2 miles from New Bern known
formerly as the residence of Benjamin R. Taylor sold by
Frederick C. Roberts Clerk to James Hunter Sept the 11th
1871. Wit. George W. Hardison.
BENJAMIN R. TAYLOR 1880
ESTATE FILE: 22 Dec 1879 - Application for
guardianship by Joseph H. Willis for Nancy H. Taylor is a
minor child of Benj R. Taylor deceased …entitled to about
one hundred dollars of estate. 22 Oct 1879, inventory by
Willis for Nancy Taylor cash $48 plus 1/4th share of
purchase money from J.H. Hunter sell of property. 30 June
1880, Final inventory of Nancy H. Taylor by J.K. Willis,
guardian, now Nancy H. Tooker. 12 Nov. 1880, William A.
Tooker applied for guardianship for 16 year old wife, Nancy
Taylor, daughter of Benj. R. Taylor. Notice to James H.
Hunter monies due for purchase of land or be resold by 6 Dec
1880. Dec 7, Land sold to Henry C. Wood for $425, 100 acres.
Fall Term 1880, Judgement for title. 26 Feb 1884,
Application for Guardianship of George A. Taylor by B.R.
Williams and granted. 26 May 1884, Inventory of account of
George A. Taylor & receipt of amt paid by court from
fund from slae of land belonging to Benj. R. Taylor dec,
dather of said Geo A. Taylor which is all the property
belonging to said ward. Final account filed 5 June 1884.
ELIJAH TAYLOR 1873
WILL: WIFE: Elizabeth C. Taylor. DAUGHTER: Elizabeth
A. Taylor, Sidney J. Harris, Susan A. Taylor. SON: Joshua S.
Taylor. GRANDSON: James F. Taylor. Witnesses: William P.
Stanton, John Q. Jones. Land on Gosling or Goosling Cr.
1888 CRAVEN CO.
WILL: Sister: Frances. Executor: William Hollister.
Witnesses: R.P. Williams, W. Hollister.
GEORGE TAYLOR 1898
WILL: 30 Nov. 1895; Prob. 4 Sept 1897; SONS: John
Wright Taylor, Will Sngl Taylor, Samuel Taylor and Ulyses
Taylor. GRANDCHILDREN: Ada, George, Henry, Mary, Frederick,
SarahTaylor, children of my deceased son Amos. DAUGHTER:
Minnie Augustus Taylor to be maintained by brothers until
she reaches age or marries. To Wife allots one third of real
estate, one half of said dower to be on the north side of
the other on Neuse road. Signed George (x) Taylor Wit: JW
Lane, RH Russell
Estate File: Abraham Mitchell, guardian of George Taylor,
Sarah Taylor, Mamie Taylor, Fred Taylor, Henry Taylor,
filed. Annual acounts filed.
Edward Taylor Dec. 3, 1700
(No County) (Grimes)
Daughters: Sarah, Dorcus, Ann
Wife & Executrix: Sarah
Witnesses: Timothy Eives, Rachael Eives, Azrikam Parker,
ROBERT TAYLOR SEPT 7, 1700
(ALBERMARLE PRECIENT) (GRIMES)
Wife & Executrix: Ann Taylor
Witnesses: Tho. Rolfe, Tho. Lewiss, Robert Love
Executors: Henry & William Coner
Witnesses: Jeres. Vail, Robert Stecey
THOMAS TAYLOR 1734
WILL: August 20, 1734, July Court, 1736, Currituck Precinct.
Sons: Edward and Thomas. Daughters: Sarah (wife of Jeremiah
Stephens), Bridget (wife of Samuel Jarves), Bertha Taylor.
Grandsons: Benjamin Taylor and Ezekiel Phillips. Wife and
Executrix: Easther. Witnesses: Stephen Williams, Solomon
Jarves, J. Martyn. Clerk of Court Jos. Smith.
ABRAHAM TAYLOR 1751
(Johnston Co) (Grimes)
Will: April 2, 1751. December Court, 1751. Sons: Robert,
Jacob, Joseph, Abraham. Daughters: Prudence Taylor, Anne
Calton, Rachel Beezley. Grandchildren: Dinah and Abraham
Taylor. Wife: Ede.Executor: Joseph Taylor (son). Witnesses:
Henry Roberts, Sarah Privat, J. Atkinson. Clerk of Court:
1791 JONES CO.
WILL: Grandson: David Taylor son of Phillip Taylor &
Susanner, his wife.
ABRAHAM TAYLOR (Spelled - Tallor) 1811
WILL: Sons: John Tallor, Beasley Tallor (housel goods left
on horsebranch in Hanover Co. to be equally divided. Josiah
Tallor, Abil Tallor, Thomas, Tallor. Son-in-law: Thomas
Wentherton. Executor: Son Joshiah Tallor. Witness: Thomas
FOLLOWING IS A List of Craven Estate Files NOT INCLUDED in
the abstracts above. These were NOT Abstracted.
Alexander Taylor 1860
Amos Taylor 1902
Charles Taylor 1816
David Taylor 1880
E.C. Taylor (Eliza C.) 1895 (Will)
Eleanor Taylor 1903 (Will 1900)
Elizabeth A. Taylor 1885
Elmer Taylor 1904
Frances Taylor 1898 (Will 1898)
Gaston Taylor 1867
Isaac Taylor 1857
Isaac Taylor 1903
Isaiah Taylor 1838
J. F. Taylor 1910
Jane Taylor 1847
Joshua Taylor 1873
Joshua L. Taylor 1892
Julia Taylor 1898
Margaret Taylor 1866 (Will 1866)
Mary Taylor 1868
Moses Taylor 1793
Peter Taylor 1818
Phebe Taylor 1851
Phoebe Taylor 1881
Ruth Taylor 1847
Samuel C. Taylor 1850
Sylvester Taylor 1866
W.S Taylor 1899 (Will)
William Taylor 1846
William Taylor 1873