John Jesse Langston, III (1710 - 1790)

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Birthplace: Isle of Wight, VA, USA
Death: Died in Greenville, SC, USA
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About John Jesse Langston, III

Apparently some people list John as John Jesse Langston, VI due to other John Langston ancestors many generations back in his possible family tree.

Controversy over birth location: Isle of Wight, VA, USA or Granville, NC.

Controversy over death location: Spartanburg Dist., SC, USA or Greenville Dist., SC, USA, but his will was recorded in Greenville. The death date listed above should say he was deceased before that date, not on that date.

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From Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume 4, page 115:

     John Langston, 191 acres, Nansemond Co. on the north side of Summerton Swamp, adjoining his own; 20 July 1736, page 126, being surplus land found within the bounds of a patent granted Richard Green for 400 acres 3 June 1665 [Patent Book 5, page 179(68), 25 March 1665] and sold to said JOHN LANGSTON by Richard Green, Son and Heir of said Richard Green.

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From Surry County, Virginia, Deeds and Estate Accounts, 1734-1755, page 77:

     Page 254, 23 May 1744. JOHN LANGSTON to Robert Gray for 50 pounds current money...200 acres (being the land said LANGSTON bought from Richard Bennett) on north side of Blackwater Swamp and bounded by William Merriott and Robert Gray. Signed: JOHN LANGSTON. Witnesses: Thomas (X) Bell, Nathan Willeford, and Hopkin Harris. Recorded: 19 Dec. 1744.

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From Abstracts of Deeds, Edgecombe Precinct, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1732-1758, Hofman, 975.646H:

     Page 406, William Bobbitt, Sr., of N.C. to John Smart of N.C., 19 Feb. 1744, 6 pounds Va. currency 100 acres in the fork of Buffaloe, joining Bennett all houses, buildings etc. part of a patent to Francis Young. Witnesses: JOHN LANGSTON, RICHARD (X) BENNET. Registered: Edgecombe Co. Aug. Ct. 1745, R. Forster C. Ct.

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1745 Deed Book A, Page 39, Granville County, North Carolina: Jos. Jon Alston To JON LANGSTON

     North Carolina. This Indenture made the fourteenth Day May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred forty Eight Between John Alston of Edgecombe County on the Province above sd of the one part and JOHN LANGSTON of Granville County of the sd Province of the other part Witnesseth that the sd Joseph John Alston for & in consideration of the sum of twenty two pounds tenn shillings Curr Money of Virginia to him in hand paid at or before the Ensealing and delivery thereof the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged of the said Joseph John Alston he the sd JOHN LANGSTON doth hereby aquit and discharge hath granted bargained sould alinated released and confirmed and by these Presents doth fully and absolutely grant bargain sell alien release and confirm unto the sd John Langston his heir and assigns for Ever a certain tract of Land Containing by Pattent six hundred acres granted to the sd Joseph John Alston having date the twenteth of April 1745 sittuate lying and being in the County of Granville and Province aforesd and bounded as followeth being at a Hickery on the south side of Ruddy Creek above Fanney Delight then So. 20 W 340 Pole to White Oake then So 80 West 240 Pole to a White Oake then N. 20 E 320 Pole to a White Oake on the Creek then the Meanders to the first Station together with all Houses Orchards woods water and water courses thereon and all his right title and Interest in the sd Land and Premises and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders rents Isues and profits thereof and Every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances To have and to hold the sd tract of Land and premises to the sd JOHN LANGSTON his heirs an assigns for Ever and the said Joseph John Alston for himself his heirs Exer and Adms Doth covenant promise an agree to and with the sd JOHN LANGSTON his heirs and Assigns that the above granted premises are free and cleare of all changes and incombrances whatsoever that he the sd Joseph John Alston hath feasable Estate of inheritance in fee simple in and to the sd premises and hath full power and lawful authority to sell or dispose of the same and he the sd Joseph John Alston his Execs and adms shall and will warrant and for ever defend the same to the said JOHN LANGSTON his heirs and assigns for Ever against the lawful claims or demands of any persons whatsoever and Shall and will at any time hereafter upon the reasonable request of the sd JOHN LANGSTON make and Execute such father[?] and other conveyances and assureance in the Law for the better confirming or sure makeing the sd premises to JOHN LANGSTON his heirs or assigns shall be devised or advised or required. In witness whereof the sd Joseph John Alston hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year above written.

Signed: Jos. John Alston Witnesses: Richard Cheek, John Good, Abra J. Odom

     At a Court held for Granville County May 31, 1748 The Within Deed of Sale from Joseph John Alston to JOHN LANGSTON was proven in Court by the oath of Richard Cheek and ordered to be Registered. Test Wm. Eaton Recorder and is Verified by Danl. Weldon Clerk Cer.

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From History and Genealogies of Old Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1800, by Thomas McAdory Owen, pages 158-159, Mills built in the County:

     March 1, 1747/8 (O.S.) Read the petition of JOHN LANGSTON for two acres of John Greens land lying upon Reedy Creek on the North side thereof, whereon to build a water Grist Mill for the use of the Publick. Tis order(ed) that the Clerk make out a warrant for the Surveyor of this County to lay of (sic) the sd. two acres according to Law. And that Daniel Harris, John Smart, Wm. Babbit Sen'r. and RICHARD BENNET, being freeholders do appraise the same agreeable to the Act of assembly in such Case make and provided - and make return to this Court." The first order of the kind in the records.

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Granville County, North Carolina, Tax Records - 1750

JOHN LANGSTON & his son AbSOLEM

                      

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From History and Genealogies of Old Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1800, by Thomas McAdory Owen, pages 158-159, Mills built in the County:

June 3, 1752. JOHN LANGSTON in a deposition says that he has a mill house and out of it, a pair of steel yards is stolen. --------------------------------

GRANVILLE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA TAX LISTS:

1752 JOHN LANGSTON

1753 JOHN LANGSTON, sons James & Solomon

1754 JOHN LANGSTON, James, Joseph, Solomon

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1756 Deed Book C, Page 91, Granville County, North Carolina: LANGSTON To Williams, Deed, Examd )

     This Indenture made the third day of June one thousand seven hundred fifty & six between JOHN LANGSTON of Granville County in the province of North Carolina of the one part & John Williams of the aforsd county of the other part witnesseth that as the said JOHN LANGSTON for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings Sterling money of England to him in hnd paid by the said John Williams before the Signing and sealing of these presents all ready paid the receipt whereof he doth hereby confess and acknowledge himself there with fully satisfied contented and paid and of every part and parcial there of to the said John Williams his heirs Execrs and Asigns and every of them doth hereby fully clearly and absolutly acquit and cischarge hath Bargained sold and confirmed to the said John Williams his heirs and assigns and one certain tract or parcel of Land containing by estimation one hundred and five acres to the same more or less situate lying and being in granville County on both sides of Tar River and bounded as followeth to wit. Beginning at a Hickory on the N. Side of Tar River on Wm Williams's line then go N. to a king oak and Black oak then go W. to a Black Oak then go So to a Hickory then go Ea to the first station mentioned to have hold and peacably to injoy the sd one hundred and five acres of land to the same more or less with all the houses orchards gardens woodsway underwoods and meadow grounds and all othere and singular the Improvements thereoute belonging or in any wise appurtaining to the said land and premisses and as the said JOHN LANGSTON do further saith that he will warrant and defend the right and title of the said land and promises to be good to the said John Williams his heirs and Assigns and for ever by virtue of a deed granted to him by Earl Granville's Agent bearing date in May 1755 whereof the above said one lived 250 and five acres are part of the said land granted to him by said deed and the said JOHN LANGSTON do promise for himself his heirs Exers Adms and Assigns and to make any further right title or conveyance to the said John Williams for the said one hundred and five acres of land as he the said John Williams his heirs and Assigns or his or their Council learned in the the Law shall lawfully require. In Witness whereof the said JOHN LANGSTON hath set his hand and affixed his Seal the day and year above said.

Signed: JOHN LANGSTON Witnesses: Saml Weldon, Richd Henderson

     At a court held for Granville County 7 September 1756 This deed was proved by the oath of Daniel Weldon and of the Witness as thereto to be the act and deed of JOHN LANGSTON and on motion it was ordered to be Registered. Test. Danl. S. Weldon, C.C. Truly Registered by Willm Eaton pub. Regr.

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GRANVILLE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA TAX LISTS:

1757 JOHN LANGSTON, son Joseph

1758 JOHN LANGSTON

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1759 Deed Book C, Page 18, Granville County, North Carolina: LANGSTON To Thompson, Deed Examd

     To all Christian people to whom this present writing may come I JOHN LANGSTON Senr of Granville County and province of North Carolina planter send Greeting. know ye that I JOHN LANGSTON for divers good causes and valuable considerations we hwereunto moving have give granted and by these presents do give grant and confirm unto George Thompson of the County and province afsd planter three hundred and seventy four acres of land lying and being on the South side of Tarr River in the County afsd lying on Hampton's Creek joining McCullocks & Jno Adcocks lines Begining at McCullocks corner pine runing thence Ea 75 chins to a Hickory then So 86 chins to a Hickory in Jno Adcocks line then W 14 chans to an Oak in McCullocks line so along his line No 35 W 104 chains to the first station containing three hundred and seventy four acres surveyed the 26th of July 1753 by Wm Clurton deputy Surveyor To have and to hold all the said tract of land and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging whatsoever of me the said JOHN LANGSTON unto the said George Thompson his heirs or Assigns from hence forth for ever to his and their proper use and uses thereof and therewith to do order and dispose at his or their wills or pleasures as of their own proper land free and peaceably and quietly without any manner of lott trouble denial molestation of me the said JOHN LANGSTON or any other person or persons whatsoever af all and which I the said JOHN LANGSTON do deliver the said premises to the said George Thompson his heirs Exers or Assigns and do by these presents put him the said George Thompson his heirs and assigns in full possession peaceable by virtue hereof I the said JOHN LANGSTON have hereunto given under my hand and seal this second day of November one thousand seven hundred fifty nine.

Signed: JOHN LANGSTON Witnesses: JOHN LANGSTON, ABSALOM LANGSTON

     At a court held for Granville County 12 August 1760 This Deed was proved in due form of law by the oath of ABSALOM LANGSTON one of the subscribing Witnesses thereto and on motion it was ordered to be Registered. Teste. Danl Weldon C.C. Truly Registered by Willm Hurst, Pubc Regr.

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1760, Deed Book D, page 202, Granville County, North Carolina: LANGSTON To Turner, Deed Examd

     This Indenture made this nineteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty between JOHN LANGSTON of Granville County and province of North Carolina of the one part and Thomas Turner of the colony afsd of the other part witnesseth that the sd JOHN LANGSTON for and in consideration of the sum of thirty pounds current money of Virginia to use in hand paid by the sd Thomas Turner therebeit whereof I do hereby acknowledge and that I am fully and entirely satisfied hath bargained sold alined releast & confirmed and by those presents for himself and his heirs doth grant bargain release and confirm unto the said Thomas Turner his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract of land containing two hundred acres lying and being in Granville County afsd begining at Bobbetes corner a spanish oak in the North side of Buffalo branch then So 37 W 54 po along the branch then No 85 W 120 po along porsus line to his corner red oak then So SW along his other line to a red oak alstous corner then No 80 W 120 po to a Hickory then No 5 E 220 po to a Hickory then So 85 E 100 po to Bobbehs line then So 50 E 160 along his line to the first station granted to Mr. JOHN LANGSTON the 20 day of April 1745 as by Letters patent granted at Newborn with all houses gardens fences wood underwoods water or water courses thereon standing growing and being with all profits comodities advantages and appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging or in any ways appertaining and also the Reversion and Reversions Remainder or Remainders thereof and every part and parcel thereof to have and to hold the sd tract of land and premises with their and every of their appurtenances thereunto the sd Thomas Turner his heirs and assigns forever and to the only proper use of him the sd Turner his heirs and assigns forever and to the sd JOHN LANGSTON for himself and his heirs doth covenant grant and agree to and with the sd Thomas Turner his heirs and assigns that he and they shall and may at all times hereafter peaceably and or any other incumbrances whatsoever and be the said JOHN LANGSTON land and his heirs shall and will warrant and forever defend the sd granted land and premises with the appertenances unto the sd Thomas Turner his heirs and assigns forever against all other person or persons whatsoever that shall lay any claim right or title thereunto and further the sd JOHN LANGSTON and his heirs shall and will at any time within the space of twenty years at the cost of him the sd Thomas Turner his heirs or assigns make do and execute all such further acts or deeds for the better conveying the sd granted land and premises as he the said Thomas Turner shall advise or require. In Witness whereof the sd JOHN LANGSTON Senr hath hereunto set his hand and Seal this 19th day of July 1760.

Signed: JN. LANGSTON Witnesses: Randolph Haselwood, Joseph PERSON

     At a court held for Granville County 10th Febr 1761. This Deed was proved in due form of law by the Oath of Randolph Haselwood one of the subscribing Witnesses thereto and on motion it was ordered to be Registered. Truly Registered by Wm. Hurst, Publ Regi. Teste. Saml Weldon, Cl.

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1761, Deed Book D, page 242, Granville County, North Carolina: LANGSTON To LANGSTON, Deed

     To all Christian people to whom this present writing shall come I JOHN LANGSTON of the County of Granville and province of North Carolina plantor send greeting know ye that I JOHN LANGSTON for diversgood causes and valuable considerations we hereunto moving have given grant sd and by these presents do give grant and confirm unto my son SOLOMON LANGSTON of the County and province afsd planter one hundred and sixty acres of land being part of a tract of land lying and being on both sides of Tarr River in the County and province afsd Viz the said gifted land Begining at a red Oak bush on Ephm Morrits line then South 280 poles to a Hiccory oke Mountain creek then down the creek to Tarr River then up the River to the line at the old Road then along Surveyed line to the first Station. To have and to hold all the sd tract or parcel of land and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging whatsoever of us the said JOHN LANGSTON unto the said SOLOMON LANGSTON his heirs or assigns from henseforth forever to his and their proper use and uses thereof and therewith to do and order and dispose at his or their proper use and uses thereof and therewith at his or their wills and pleasures as of their own proper land free and peaceably and quietly without any manner of lott trouble denial or molestation of me the said JOHN LANGSTON or any other person or persons whatsoever of all land which premises I the said JOHN LANGSTON have put the said SOLOMON LANGSTON in full and peaceable possession by virtue of these presents. In Witness where of I the said JOHN LANGSTON have hereunto given under my hand and Seal this fifteenth Day of August one thousand and seven hundred and sixty.

Signed: JOHN LANGSTON Witnesses: JOSEPH LANGSTON, David Ross

     At a court held for Granville County 1 May 1761. This Deed was duly proved by the oath of JOSEPH LANGSTON one of the subscribing Witnesses thereto and on motion it was ordered to be Registered. Truly Registered. Teste. Danl. Weldon, CC. By Samuel Benton, Public Register.

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     To all Christian people to whome this present writing shall come I JOHN LANGSTON of Granville County & Province of North Carolina planter send greeting know ye that I JOHN LANGSTON for divers good causes & valuable considerations me hereunto moveing have given granted and by these presents do give grant and donfirm unto my son JAMES LANGSTON of the County & Province afsd. planter one hundred and fifty acres of land being part of the tract of land lying & being on both sides of the Tar River in the County & Province afsd. viz. the sd. gifted land being at a water Oak on the North side of the River in Jno. William's line then North along the sd. line to a Black Oak in the surveid line then West along the surveid line to the river thence down the River to the first station. To have and to hold all the sd. tract or parcel of land and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging whatsoever of me the said JOHN LANGSTON unto the said JAMES LANGSTON his heirs or assigns henceforth forever to his and their proper use & uses thereof and therewith to do order & dispose at his or their wills and pleasures as of their own proper land free & peaceably & quietly without any manner of [?] trouble denial or molestation of me the said JOHN LANGSTON or any other person or persons whatsoever of all and which premises I the said JOHN LANGSTON in full and peaceable possession by virtue of these presents in Witness whereof I the Sd. JOHN LANGSTON hereunto given under my hand and seal this twenty fifth day of December one thousand seven hundred & sixty.

Signed: JOHN LANGSTON Witnesses: Peter Russel, SOLOMON LANGSTON

     At a court held for Granville County 10 Feb. 1761. This deed was proved in due form of law by the oath of SOLOMON LANGSTON and of the subscribing Witnesses thereto and on Motion it was ordered to be register'd. truely Registereed Wm. Hurst Publ Reg. Teste Dal. J. Waldon

(Book D, page 175)

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GRANVILLE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA TAX LISTS 1762 JOHN LANGSTON, Jesse and Samuel --------------------------------

From Warren County, North Carolina, Records, Volume II Supplement, M.H. Kerr, 975.652K, Abstracts of Deed Book 3:

     Page 31 DB-A, page 346. Peter Butts, Esq., of Southampton County, Virginia, Executor of will of Daniel Butts, late of Bute County, deceased, to JOHN LANGSTON. 28 March 1765. 10 pounds Proclamation money, paid to Daniel Butts during his lifetime, for 125 acres on BS. Sandy Creek adjoining Anthony Crocker, to the Mill Stone Run, near Lawson's Old Mill, line agreed on between William Gant and JOHN LANGSTON, adjoining Rainwater. Witnesses: Benjamin PERSON, Benjamin Butts. N.B. A previous deed was mislaid and not recorded. Proved by Benjamin PERSON, Bute October Court 1765, Ben McCulloch, C.C. Reg: 3 Sept. 1766, Willm. Johnson, P.R.

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From Warren County, North Carolina, Records, Volume II Supplement, M.H. Kerr, 975.652K, Abstracts of Deed Book 3:

     Page 73 DB-1, page 280. 12 January 1767. JOHN LANGSTON to Henry Westbrook, both of Bute County, 35 pounds Virginia money for 125 acres in Bute County on BS Sandy Creek, adjoining Anthony Crocker, the Millstone Run near Lawson's Old Mill, lines agreed upon between William Gant and JOHN LANGSTON, adjoining James Reignwater and Carlisle. Witnesses: JECHONIAH LANGSTON, Benjamin Cooper. Acknowledged by JOHN LANGSTON, Bute January Court 1767, Ben McCulloch, C.C. Reg: 15 May 1767, by William Johnson, P.R.

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From Warren County, North Carolina, Records, Volume II Supplement, M.H. Kerr, 975.652K, Abstracts of Deed Book 3:

     Page 77 DB-1, page 355. 4 February 1767. JOHN LANGSTON to John Thompson, both of Bute County, 75 pounds Current money for 300 acres in Bute County on BS Buffiloe Branch, adjoining Bennit on aforesaid Branch, and adjoining Smart and his other line. Witnesses: Benjamin PERSON, William PERSON, Jr. Proved by Benjamin PERSON, "wife" of JOHN LANGSTON, not named, having relinquished dower rights before William Johnson, Esq., Bute April Court 1767, Ben McCulloch, C.C. Reg: 9 July 1767, by Willm. Johnson, P.R.

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From Warren County, North Carolina, Records, Volume II Supplement, M.H. Kerr, 975.652K, Abstracts of Deed Book 3:

     Page 98 DB-1, page 135. 28 January 1765. Barsheba Jones to JOHN LANGSTON, both of Bute County, 4 pounds Virginia money for 80 acres in Bute County between Ready Creek and Great Fihing Creek, adjoining Rich Maddra and Clement Oldridge, part of a survey taken up by ye said Bash. Jones. Witnesses: John PERSON, John Multlo. Proved by John PERSON, Bute November Court 1768, Ben McCulloch, C.C. Reg: 2 May 1769, by William Johnson, P.R.

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From Warren County, North Carolina, Records, Volume II Supplement, M.H. Kerr, 975.652K, Abstracts of Deed Book 3:

     p. 117 DB-3, page 6. 3 February 1770. William Park & Co. to Jacob Bass, of Bute County, 100 pounds Virginia money for 120 acres on Sandy Creek adjoining Antony Croker, on Millstone Run near Lawson's Old Mill, lines agreed upon and established by William Gant and JOHN LANGSTON, adjoining James Ranwater and Carelile, mortgaged to William Park & Co. by Henry Westbrook and sold by virtue of this mortgage in presence of Thomas Hill, Jr., and Benja. Hill.

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From Warren County, North Carolina, Records, Volume II Supplement, M.H. Kerr, 975.652K, Abstracts of Deed Book 3:

     p. 145 DB-3, page 325. 26 August 1771. JOHN LANGSTON and ELIZABETH, his wife, of Orange County, to Randolph Hazlewood, of Bute County, 300 pounds 10 shillings Proclamation money for two tracts of land in Bute County, a total of 590 acres: 1) on SS Reedy Creek, from mouth of Fanny Delight; 2) between Reedy Creek and Great Fishing Creek, adjacent Madrie and Finney. Witness: JAMES LANGSTON, William Maddray. Proved by William Madry, Bute November Court 1771, Ben McCulloch, C.C. Reg: 29 January 1772, by James Johnson, P.R.

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Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records of Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808, Gwynn (Book 1, 1772-1787), page 48:

     1004,1005 - Dec. 16, 1772 - JOHN LANGSTON of Orange Co., NC, to SOLOMON LANGSTON of Granville Co., NC, 40 acres on Mountain Creek in Granville Co., NC. Witnesses: JAMES LANGSTON, JOHN LANGSTON, George Thompson.

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Abstracts of the Wills and Estate Records of Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808, Gwynn (Book 1, 1772-1787), page 51:

     126,127 - Dec. 16, 1774 - JOHN LANGSTON to JAMES LANGSTON 100 acres being part of a tract on south side of Tarr river, mouth of Mountain Crk. at John William's line. Witnesses: Thomas Williams, John Thompson, Jr., JOHN LANGSTON.

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From Bute County, North Carolina, Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1767-1779, by Brent H. Holcomb, page 117:

     13 Nov. 1777. A deed from JOHN LANGSTON and ELIZABETH his wife to Randolph Hazilwood was proved by the oath of William Madry, a witness thereto, and on motion the same is ordered to be recorded.

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1790 South Carolina Census

Greenville Co.

LANGSTON, JOHN p 68 2 males under 16 0 males over 16 4 females

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Will of John Langston, recorded in Will Book A, page 27, Apt. 5, File #288, Greenville, South Carolina:

     

At a court held for the County of Greenville, August Term, AD, the following Last Will and Testament of John Langston, dec’d, was produced in open court and proven by the oaths of Joshua Smith and John White and ordered to be recorded which was done this 11th Nov 1790.

In the name of God Amen, I John Langston of South Carolina an worthy member of the church being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God tho weak in body yet of a sound and perfect understanding and memory do constitute this my Last Will and Testament and desirest may be received by all as such.

IMPRIMIS: I most humbly bequeath my Soul to God my maker beseeching his most gracious acceptance of it through the all sufficient merits and mediation of my most compassionate redeemer Jesus Christ who gave himself to be an atonement for my sins and is able to save to the uttermost all that come unto God by him seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them and I trust will not reject me a returning penitent sinner when I come to him for mercy in this hope and confidence I tender up my Soul with comfort humbly beseeching the most blessed and gracious Trinity, one God most Holy most Merciful and Glorious to prepare for me the time of my dissolution and then to take me to himself in that peace and rest and incomparable felinity which he has prepared for all that love his Holy Name, Amen.

ITEM: I give to my son James one negro named Harry, to him and his heirs.

ITEM: I give to my son Solomon one negro named Lamkin, to him and to his heirs.

ITEM: I give to my grandson Asa at marriage if he lives until then, if not to his brother Will’m (William), but my wife to have the use of him her life and after her decease Jechonias until such marriage afores’d, one negro named Ben. I also give Jechonias that piece of land he lives on, to him and his heirs.

ITEM: I give to my daughter Molly Smith one negro named Venus, but if Feb brings one more for that to go to Molly and Venus to fall to her mistress.

ITEM: I give to my daughter Becka Will’ms (Williams) one negro girl named Ede, to her and her heirs after my wife’s decease.

ITEM: I give to my daughter Fanny my negro boy named Tim.

ITEM: I give to my daughter Sally Smith one negro boy named Peter.

ITEM: I give to my son Samuel one negro man named Hippoh after my wife’s decease.

ITEM: I give to my daughter Elizabeth Spaun one cow and calf.

ITEM: I give to my two sons Joseph and Jesse ten shillings sterling each; also to my daughter Patta McVey the same.

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John Langston, III's Timeline

1710
1710
Isle of Wight, VA, USA
1729
March 2, 1729
Age 19
Isle of Wight, VA
1730
1730
Age 20
Nansemond Co., Virginia
1731
1731
Age 21
Isle of Wight, VA, USA
1732
March 1, 1732
Age 22
Nansemond Co., Virginia or Bertie Co., North Carolina
1733
1733
Age 23
Isle of Wight County, VA, USA
1736
1736
Age 26
NC, USA
1737
1737
Age 27
Bertie, NC, USA
1739
1739
Age 29
Union, SC, USA
1740
December 12, 1740
Age 30
Bertie Co., North Carolina