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  • graypom
    ... When was the MARGARET CHERRY born that you have married to HARRELL? My gggggrandma was MARGARET CHERRY b. 1793 and married in 1816 to someone different .
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      When was the MARGARET CHERRY born that you have married to HARRELL? My
      gggggrandma was MARGARET CHERRY b. 1793 and married in 1816 to someone
      different . I am also related to Moores and Mayos in NC and other Cherrys.




      >
      > Hello,
      >
      > I just found out while researching my family line that Pitt County
      > actually gave Edgecombe county some land in 1801 which mentions the
      > Christopher Harrell plantation. I *think* that this plantation was
      > in Pitt county and ended up in Edgecombe county, because Christopher
      > Harrell magically appears in the 1810 Census for Edgecombe county.
      > He is nowhere to be found in the census before this time.
      >
      > I'm not actually sure how he ended up with his land. He was
      > adjacent to Cobbs, Mayos, Cherrys, etc., and actually married
      > Margaret Cherry.
      >
      > Does anyone have any information on Christopher Harrell, his
      > plantation, or his lineage?
      >
      > Thanks so much,
      > R. Kevin Harrell
      > Coordinator, Harrell Family Surname DNA Project
      > http://www.harrelldna.com
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      > Message: 3
      > Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 15:09:33 -0400
      > From: "Jo Webb" <jowebb@...>
      > Subject: Re: Christopher Harrell Plantation
      >
      > Is this the Christopher Harrell you are referring to?
      >
      > STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
      > EDGECOMBE COUNTY
      >
      > IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN.
      > I Christopher Harrell of the County of Edgecombe and State of North
      Carolina
      > being in a low state of health, but sound in mind and perfect and
      disposing
      > memory. But calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it
      is
      > once appointed for all to die, do make ordain and confirm this to be my
      last
      > will and testament, whereas I dispose of what it hath pleased God to
      bestow
      > upon me of worldly goods. First I submit my body to the earth and my soul
      to
      > God that gave it, and my worldly estate in the following manner.
      >
      > Item 1 I lend unto my beloved wife Margaret Harrell during her natural
      > life or widowhood three Negroes to wit: Frank, Harmom, and Eady. Two head
      of
      > horses, one named Buzzard and the other a sorrel colt. Three cows and
      calves
      > if they have any, all my house hold and kitchen furniture.
      >
      > Item 2 It is my will and desire that three hundred dollars shall be left
      in
      > the hands of my executor for the benefit of supporting Elizabeth Cherry in
      > such necessary as he may think proper and to be put to that use and no
      > other,
      > and that my executor shall be entitled to the interest of the money for
      his
      > trouble.
      >
      > Item 3 It is my will and desire that Lewis Harrell and Tamsy his wife
      shall
      > have the benefit of the track of land whereon they now live. Beginning at
      a
      > maple turning North to a water oak, Jesse Harrells corner then East to a
      > pine, Hardys corner then South to a holly then West to the first station
      > containing one hundred acres more or less and after the death of my son
      > Lewis
      > Harrell and Tamsy his wife I give and bequeath the above mention land to
      the
      > lawful heirs of Lewis Harrell forever.
      >
      > Item 4 I give and bequeath unto my son David Harrell one track of land
      > beginning at a maple in the edge of the Hardy swamp then turning East to a
      > corner in William Harrells line, then turning with his line to the road
      then
      > with the road to Jesse Harrells line then with his line to the road then
      > with
      > the road to the beginning containing one hundred acres more or less to him
      > and his heirs forever.
      >
      > Item 5 It is my will and desire that three hundred dollars shall be left
      in
      > the hands of my executor for the benefit of supporting my daughter Sally
      > Brown and her heirs in such necessities as he may think proper and to be
      put
      > to that use and no other and my executor shall be entitled to the interest
      > of
      > the money for his trouble, and also all the money owing to me by
      Theophilus
      > Brown to be placed in the same manner if ever collected, but not to be
      > collected unless a sale is made by others.
      >
      > Item 6 I give and bequeath unto my daughter Martha Moore four hundred
      > dollars to her and her heirs forever.
      >
      > Item 7 I give and bequeath unto my daughter Lucy Leigh four hundred
      dollars
      > to her and her heirs forever.
      >
      > Item 8 I give and bequeath unto my daughter Polly Leigh four hundred
      > dollars to her and her heirs forever.
      >
      > Item 9 I give and bequeath unto my daughter Nancy Harrell four hundred
      > dollars to her and her heirs forever.
      >
      > Item 10 I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Moore four hundreds
      to
      > her and her heirs forever.
      >
      > Item 11 I give and bequeath unto my four grandchildren to wit: Martha
      > Harrell, Lewelling Harrell, Margaret Harrell and Lewiza Harrell ten
      dollars
      > each to them and their heirs forever.
      >
      > Item 12 It is my will and desire that all my estate both real and
      personal
      > that I have not already exposed of shall be sold on a credit of six months
      > and after all my just debts are paid and the above mentioned sums are paid
      > over the balance of the funds will be equality divided between lawful
      named
      > heirs. Jesse Harrell, David Harrell, Martha Moore, Lucy Leigh, Polly
      Leigh,
      > Nancy Harrell, Rebecca Moore, Sally Brown, Elizabeth Cherry, William
      > Harrell,
      > and Lewis Harrell, and if their is more than a will, make them up six
      > hundred
      > dollars, then Levi Harrell comes in for an equal part of the over plus
      with
      > the other heirs.
      >
      > Item 13 I give and bequeath unto my son Levi Harrell six hundred dollars
      > which he has already had and the deed in trust I hold against him to be
      > given
      > up and the funds of the overplus that comes to Elizabeth Cherry and Sally
      > Brown remains in the hands of my executor as above described, and if
      > Elizabeth Cherry dies before she receives the benefit of her share the
      > remaining part of to be equally divided amongst all my heirs and if Sally
      > Brown dies before she receives the benefit of her share the remaining part
      > goes to her heirs forever. I also give and bequeath one feather bed to
      > William Harrell. I also give and bequeath David Harrell one feather bed. I
      > also give and bequeath Nancy Harrell one feather bed, and it is my will
      and
      > desire at the death of my wife Margaret Harrell all the property I have
      > loaned to her shall be sold and equally divided among all my heirs that is
      > Elizabeth Cherry, Lewis Harrell, Jesse Harrell, Sally Brown, David
      Harrell,
      > Levi Harrell, Martha Moore, Lucy Leigh, Polly Leigh, Nancy Harrell,
      Rebecca
      > Moore, and William Harrell or at any time when she sees proper in
      > delinguishing her right. I do nominate ordain and appoint Jesse Harrell my
      > whole and sole executor of this my last will and testament. Vowing and
      > confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament as witness
      > whereof I set my hand and seal this eighteenth day of October one thousand
      > eight hundred and forty three.
      >
      > Christopher Harrell (Seal)
      >
      > Witness:
      > Eaton Cobb
      > Joseph Cobb
      >
      > Edgecombe County Court}
      > February term 1844} The forgoing paper writing purposeing to be the
      > last will and testament of Christopher Harrell (dec.) was exhibited in
      open
      > Court for probate, and it execution duly proven by the oaths of Eaton Cobb
      > and Joseph Cobb the subscribing witnesses thereto, and ordered to be.
      > Whereupon Jesse Harrell the executor named in said will appears in open
      > Court and qualifies as such. 1844
      >
      > Jn Norfleet (Clerk)
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "kevinhnc" <harrellkevin@...>
      > To: <genpcncfir@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2003 12:18 PM
      > Subject: [genpcncfir] Christopher Harrell Plantation
      >
      >
      > > Hello,
      > >
      > > I just found out while researching my family line that Pitt County
      > > actually gave Edgecombe county some land in 1801 which mentions the
      > > Christopher Harrell plantation. I *think* that this plantation was
      > > in Pitt county and ended up in Edgecombe county, because Christopher
      > > Harrell magically appears in the 1810 Census for Edgecombe county.
      > > He is nowhere to be found in the census before this time.
      > >
      > > I'm not actually sure how he ended up with his land. He was
      > > adjacent to Cobbs, Mayos, Cherrys, etc., and actually married
      > > Margaret Cherry.
      > >
      > > Does anyone have any information on Christopher Harrell, his
      > > plantation, or his lineage?
      > >
      > > Thanks so much,
      > > R. Kevin Harrell
      > > Coordinator, Harrell Family Surname DNA Project
      > > http://www.harrelldna.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Click here for current information on Pitt County Historical Society:
      > http://www.pittcountyhistoricalsociety.com/
      > >
      > > Chronicles of Pitt Co Order Form:
      > http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/Chronicles%20Flyer%20Feb03.htm
      > >
      > > Treasure-Trove of PITT Co.NC Genealogical Resources:
      > http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/county/pitt/
      > >
      > > We welcome all Archives visitors and invite you to join our dynamic
      group
      > if you are interested in genealogy discussion and research in Pitt and all
      > Eastern and Coastal North Carolina counties.
      > > GenealogyPITT Co NC Friends In
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      > Message: 4
      > Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 19:31:34 -0000
      > From: "kevinhnc" <harrellkevin@...>
      > Subject: Re: Christopher Harrell Plantation
      >
      > Yes, this is exactly the Christopher Harrell I am referring to. I
      > believe his son David is my well-documented gggrandfather.
      >
      > I have seen the will you posted many times, and although it mentions
      > his children, of course it does not mention his parentage.
      >
      > I saw a document which stated that in 1801, Pitt county gave some
      > land to Edgecombe county "up to the Christopher Harrell plantation"
      > which leads me to believe that he was originally in Pitt, but ended
      > up in Edgecombe county, because he suddenly appears on the 1810
      > Edgecombe County Census.
      >
      > At any rate, I was wondering if anyone had information on him or his
      > parentage besides the will that you posted. Thank you for your reply.
      >
      > R. Kevin Harrell
      > http://www.harrelldna.com
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
      > Message: 5
      > Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 22:12:02 EDT
      > From: feonadorf@...
      > Subject: Re: Christopher Harrell Plantation
      >
      > R Kevin,
      >
      > Is this the same Christopher that married Lezinia May, and had daughter
      > Martha Harrell?
      >
      > Lisa
      >
      >
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      >
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