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Harris in Granville Co., NC Court Records
Posted by: Tim (ID *****7400) Date: December 23, 2004 at 19:46:46
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Here are some Harris records found in Granville County Court Records:

Aug 1819
Will of John Harris deceased presented by Robert Harris and Overton Harris whereupon Abel L Parrish and wife Mary, Lewis Wilkerson and Jane, + John Harris enter caveat to will.

May court 1821

Will of John Harris contested. Will was made 1/25/1814 + willed to wife Anne kitchen furniture + 5 negroes, a horse bridle + saddle; to sons Robert, John, Sterling each one dollar, to son Overton a still, 3 negroes, blacksmith tools + 2 featherbed + furniture; to daughter Mary Parrish one hundred dollars; to daughter Jane Wilkerson one dollar; daughter Elizabeth Amis one dollar; daughter Fanny Murrow 200 dollars; daughter Sarah Pitmond one dollar; at death of wife, son Jon to have a negro man, son Overton 1 negro man, son Sterling a negro man, Overton a negro woman; All not devised to be sold + after Ann Murrow paid given 200 dollars + Mary Parrish 100 dollars; If any money left to be divided to all children. wit. by Robert + James Sandford, Wm. Lassiter. Suit bought by exer of John Harris v/s Abel L Parrish + wife + others + granted apeal to Superior Court.

Book 8 1816-1821
inventory + sale of estate of John Harris deceased by Robert Harris, to Overton Harris, Ann Harris, Rebecca O
Brient, Benjamin Harris, Charles Parrott, Phillip Pool, Dr. JOhn Smith, John Harris Jr., Lewis Wilkerson among buyers.

Inventory of estate of Ann Harris, deceased by Robert Harris, administrator. Estate bought by Overton, William Harris among others.

August Court 1824 Sale of estate of John Harris Sr, deceased by Robert Harris adm. Overton + William Harris mentioned as buyers

proved Aug 1765
Will of Sherwood Harris
Jane Harris and Robert Harris qualified as exeers.
son: Sherwood, John Harris
daughter: Mary Hix + Absalom Hix, Sarah Harris, Jemima White
gdaughter: Mary White
Wife: Jane
younger children: Ann and Elizabeth
exers: wife Jane; brother Robert Harris

5/8/1773 John Harris estate sale
buyers: Ann, David, Robert Jr., Robert esq., Sherwood Jr.

Feb 1774 Inventory of estate of JOhn Harris taken by Ann Harris and Reuben Searcey exes.

Thomas Harris May ct 1780 bk 1 p 277
Robert Hood Harris, Gilley Harris, Mary, Penny?, Samuel Benton Harris, Jemima? White, Elly Fare? Harris

Robert Haris Aug ct 1786 bk 1 p 519
Mary, Thomas Harris (G S?), Mary Ogilvie, Timander? Hampton, Christopher Harris, Sherwood, Robert, David, Samuel, Lemender?

Richard Harris 1787 may ct bk 2 p 11
Jemima Ford, Molly Beardin, Lucy Parker, Mary Harris, Richard, Charles, Samuel, Tyre, Priscilla

Tax List 1794 Land White Slave
John Harris 70 2 0

Samuel Harris will dated 7/13/1800 Eldest dau. Polly sons Bengamin, John, Richard
Exe: John Harris
1804 Bengamin, John, + Richard listed as orphans

John Harris Sr. 165 acres 10/16/1801 Arron'sCr. Adj. Overton Harris, John Pettypool + John Harris C C Overton + Sterling Harris

Inventory of estate of George Wilkerson deceased, by Ritta Wilkerson, mentions board paid for her son signed by Henrietta Wilkerson.

adm of George Wilkerson decd. to Henrietta with bond by John Harris.

Feb 1806
deed of gift from John Harris to Henrietta Wilkerson for a negroe

Edword Harris Aug 1807 bk 6 p 370
Jonathan, Elijah, Anne Upchurch, Fanny Jackson, Mary Bailey, Martha Bailey, Priscilla Harris (wife), Edword Harris

Charles Harris Aug 1811 bk 7 p 176
Sarah, Mary Jane?, Benjamin, Doctor, Wm, Allen, Drury, Sarah Lewis, Martha Yancey, Elizabeth Tinsley? Butler.

proved Nov 1811 Ginney Mitchell wills to son Jesse, dau Mellet? Ivens, to Fennel Harris, John Harris, Ruth Evans, Molly Evans.

Charles Harris Aug 1811 bk 7 p 176
Sarah, Mary Jane?, Benjamin, Doctor, Wm, Allen, Drury, Sarah Lewis, Martha Yancey, Elizabeth Tinsley? Butler.

Nov. Court 1811
Receipt of John Harris + wife Sally from Wm. + Vincent Tapp

Feb court 1813
Nancy and John H Wilkerson in account with Overton Harris their guardian gives amount charged for room, board, and schooling for 3 years from 1810 to present and list of notes of Sterling Harris, Overton Harris, James Wilkerson, and balance due orphans.

George Harris May 1820 bk 8 p 300
Keziah, Mary, Elizabeth Hicks, Keziah Earl Roinant?, Fanny Kelly Duke's children, Geo. W. Harris

Feb Court 1821
John Wilkerson, orphan of George deceased, in account with Overton Harris, guardian, lists cash and interest due ward and charges board, clothing, schooling for year.

1822 Isham Harris is declared insane.

May Court 1822
John H Wilkerson in account with Overton Harris, guardian, lists cash on hand + charges for board, clother, schooling.

5/5/1823 Overton Harris having been proved a lunatic is removed as guardian to John H Wilkerson + Robert Harris appointed guardian.

5/5/1823 Will of Robert Sandford Sr. decd. proved Robert Jr. + Robert Harris exer.

8/4/1823 Administrator of estate of Samuel Benton Harris decd. granted to Robert Hood Harris.

Samuel Harris Aug 1824 bk 10 p 55
Marguix? Hix, Archibald, Augustine, Robert, Thomas, Temperance

Isham Harris 1824

1825 Robert Harris age 7 on April 24 + Sarah 5 on April 24 orphans of Samuel Harris bound to Robert Hood Harris.

Henrietta Wilkerson Will - Person county, NC 7-30-1847

In the name of god amen, I Henrietta Wilkerson of the County of Person and State of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory but considering the uncertainty of my earthly existance do make and declare this my Last will and testament in Manner and form following, that is to say , First that my Executor herein after named Shall provide for my body a decent burial suitable to the wishes of my relations and friends and pay all funeral expenses together with my just debts how? so ever and to whom soever owing out of the moneys that may forthcome into his hands as a parcel of my estate.
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Nancy Wilkerson who married James Wilkerson, a man Ben, a woman Linda, Two girls Susan and Gelllar, half of my track of land where I now live, the lines to sum? Eastwood West and for her to have the North end. all my household and Kitchen furniture and half of the stock to her and her heirs for ever.
I give to my two Grandsons George O Wilkerson and Samuel Wilkerson children of John H Wilkerson, one woman Milly one girl Viney one boy Thomas half of my track of land where I now live. the south end, all of the cooking tools. Half of the stock to them and their heirs for ever.
I give to my son John H Wilkerson 5 dollars to him aand his heirs for ever. I want my old place sold by my executor and equall divided between my daughter Nancy Wilkerson and my two grandsons, George O Wilkerson and Samuel Wilkerson and thier heirs.
Lastly, I do ?(ink smudged) and appoint my trusty friend James? Holloway my lawful executor to all intent and purposes to execute this my last will and testament according to the true intent and meaning of the same and every part and clauses then of Sarily? awoking? and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made in eventof? where? of I the said Henrietta Wilkerson do here unto set my hand and seal this the 23 day of July 1847.
Henrietta Wilkerson seal

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Henrietta Wilkerson to be her Last will and testaments in the presence of us who at her request and in her presence do subscribe our names as witnesses.
Thos Holloway
William Humphries

Person marriage
Nancy Harris - Benjamin Morrow 10/19/1795
John Harris - Sally Tapp 1/5/1796

granville county marriage
WILKERSON, George - HARRIS, Henrietta       WILKERSON, David bondsman
16 Jan 1799       

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