Sherwood Harris (1714 - 1763)

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Birthplace: Hanover Co. Va
Death: Died in Granville Co., NC
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Sherwood Harris

Will of Sherwood Harris, Granville Co., N.C. Source:Abstracts of The Wills And Estate Records Of Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1808 by Zae Hargett Gwynn Unrecorded Wills, 1746-1771, Page 20 June 15, 1763 --- proved August court 1763 on oath of Patrick Brady and Ralph Hudspeth. Jane Harris and Robert Harris qualified as exrs. Sherwood Harris wills to his son Sherwood Harris 160 acres of land which he bought of Jonothan White and also the plantation whereon Henry White formerly lived; to my daughter Mary Hix (Hicks), 100 acres --- part of a larger tract bought of Jonathan White, whereon her husband Absalom Hix now dwells; to my son-in-law Absalom Hix, all sums of money due me; to daughter Sarah Harris, a mare called Pheaby; to my son Sherwood harris, a black natural pacing mare, a saddle and bridle; to son John Harris, all my wearing apparel and a gun; to my daughter Jemima White, 5 shillings sterling of England; to my granddaughter Mercey White, 20 pds. when she arrive to age 18 or married; to Joshua Hays, 200 acres of the land I bought of Jonathan White on condition he pay 60 pds. to my executors on demand --- if he fails to do so, then the land sold; to wife Jane, a white horse which is now in possession of James Farguson, a side saddle, the best bed and furniture I have; to daughter Sarah Harris, a feather bed and furniture; to wife Jane all the other beds and bedding for use of my younger children: Ann and Elizabeth Harris, and also all my stock; to daughter Ann, a white horse I had of Gibson; all other estate sold and money devided to my three youngest children: Ann, Sherwood, and Elizabeth Harris; my executors to make good the deed for me of 320 acres on Fishing Creek bought of John Jones. Exrs: my wife Jane Harris, brother Robert Harris. Wts: Patrick Braddey, Ralph Hudspeth, William Hendren

http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/36161027/person/19492026276/story/63abdfe5-dd8b-417d-a866-1346b4574d9a Ira L. Harris III Descendant of Claiborne "Ned" Harris through his son, Goldman. Source: Harris website; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~confido/hhwillsnc.html

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Sherwood Harris's Timeline

1714
1714
Hanover Co. Va
1730
June 1, 1730
Age 16
North Carolina, United States
1734
1734
Age 20
Albemarle Co., VA
1741
1741
Age 27
Granville County, NC
1746
1746
Age 32
Granville County, NC
1746
Age 32
Granville County, NC
1750
1750
Age 36
Granville County, NC
1754
1754
Age 40
Granville County, NC
1763
June 15, 1763
Age 49
Granville Co., NC
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Saint Peter's Church, New Kent, Hanover Co., VA