Keziah Mitchell (Hunter)
|Birthplace:||Carteret County, Province of North Carolina|
|Death:||Died in South Carolina, United States|
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Keziah Hunter the daughter of Nicholas Hunter did not marry Benjamin Mitchell. The below deed give you the proof.
Onslow County, NC, Old Deed Book D, page 265.
This Indenture made the fourth day of feburary in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and Seventy Two between GEORGE MITCHELL of the Province of South Carolina, Mariner of the first part and KEZIAH MITCHELL Relect of ABRAHAM MITCHELL deceased of the second part and George Hearn of Carteret County in the province of North Carolina planter of the third part. Where as NICHOLAS HUNTER of Carteret County aforesd did by his last will and testament bearing date the 3 day of Jan in the year of our Lord one Thousand seven Hundred and 49 among the things give and bequeath unto GEORGE MITCHELL son of his daughter KEZIAH MITCHELL two Hundred & fifty acres of land Situated, lying & being in the said County on the East side of White Oak River on Taylors Creek being part of a tract of land containing six Hundred & forty acres granted by patent unto John Palmer bearing date the Nineteenth day of January in the year of Our Lord One thousand seven hundred & thirteen and the sd HUNTER soon after departed this life. Now this indenture witnesseth that the said GEO. MITCHELL and KEZIAH MITCHELL his mother for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds procla.m money to them in hand paid before the sealing & delivery thereof the receipt there of is hereby acknowledged heath granted bargained sold aliened convey & confirmed & by these presents do fully freely and absolutely give grant, bargained, sale, alien convey and confirm unto him the sd Geo. Hearn his heirs executors adms and assignes all the said piece or parcel of land containing two hundred & fifty acres as aforesaid to him the said George Hearn his heirs etc. for ever. To have and to hold the said two & fifty acres of land with all the benefits etc. thereunto belonging or in any wise belonging or in any wise appertaining unto him the sd George Hearn forever & the said GEORGE MITCHELL and KEZIAH MITCHELL doth for themselves their heirs etc. In witness where of the parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands & fix their seals the day & year above written. Signed Sealed & Delivered } Geo Mitchell Seal In the presence of } Keziah Mitchell Seal Ezekiell Hunter } Rece. Febr. 5th 1772 of Geo Hearn his the sum of Two Hundred pounds proc Thos. T Hearn money being the full consideration mark money in the within amount
Nicholas Hunter was born much earlier than the 1709 you show and I am almost postive it was not in Lancaster, Pa. See below. His father William's records begin in Nansemond Co, VA in 1685 and continue through 1714.
Ibid: Vol. 3. pg. 68: NICHOLAS HUNTER, 46 acs., Up. Par. of Nansemond Co; NE side of Mahering Sw; adj. WILLIAM HUNTER; 24 Apr. 1703, p. 513. Trans. of Hugh William.
Nicholas died Bet. February - March 1749/50 in Carteret Co, NC.
Nicholas Hunter died in 1750. His will was dated 3 Jan. 1749/50, which stood for 3 Jan. of the fiscal or official year begun on 25 Mar 1749, and ended on 24 Mar 1750. (This official year was used until the year 1752, when the calendar year was adopted as the fiscal year of the government.) The will was proved in the March, 1750 court.
Keziah Mitchell's Timeline
North Carolina, United States
April 21, 1743
Edgecombe Co, NC
Carteret County, Province of North Carolina
South Carolina, United States