Wayne County, North Carolina:

BRADBURY FAMILY RESEARCH

The Bradbury family of Wayne County
 Research compiled and provided by Deborah Byrd

Any questions, comments, additions or corrections to this data shoud be directed to Deborah Byrd at dbyrd@lightcom.net
11 Jan 1998 

State of North Carolina 
Entries of Claims for Lands Within County of Wayne 1780 - 1795

#411 b May 23, 1790 George Bradbury 40 acres on the east side of Briery Branch joining his own lines. 

#416 July 13 1790 George Bradbury 100 acres on the south side of Nohunty joining Willoughby Rogers, Reubin Mitchel, Joseph Green, Elijah Beggs, and Everitt Bagget lines. 
 

Abstracts of Early deeds of Wayne County North Carolina 1780-1793. by Joseph Watson published by Joseph W. Watson 406 Piedmont Ave., Rocky Mount, NC 

#23 Deed Bk. 1 p. 30 James Bradbury of Wayne Co. deed of gift to his son, George Bradbury, of same, Oct. 10, 1780, for love and affection a 240 acres plantation on the north side of Neuse River and lower side of Little River and on Buck Meadow, the Briery Branch, and Marsh Branch adjoining Benjamin Sherrod, said James Bradbury, George Bradbury, and William Hooks, being the remaining part of a survey whereon said George Bradbury now lives, taken up by said James Bradbury by patent bearing date Sept. 26, 1766; also another 80 acre plantation adjoining Elias Ballard, Wm. Grant, Henry Easterling (now David Worrell), and William Hooks, being part of a grant 
for 350 acres to said James Bradbury bearing date Sept. 1, 1759.  Wit: John Howell, Isaac Hall. 

#78 deed bk. p. 97 George Bradbury and Betty Bradberry of Wayne Co. deed to David Worrell of same, March 23, 1782 for 18 pds. specie a tract of 100 acres on the east side of Buck Branch and on the swamp adjoining Henry Easterling and said Worrell, being part of a tract of 350 acres granted to James Bradbery bearing date 1759 wit John Handly, James Bradbery 

# 214 State of NC Grant #14 to James Bradbury Oct.. 25, 1782 for tract of 300 acres lying on the south side of Neuse River adjoining his own line. 

#226 State of NC Grant #227 to William McKinnie Junír Nov.. 10, 1779 adjoining James Bradberry. 

#421 Jan 8 , 1791 George Bradbury 60 acres on the north side of Little River on the head of the Huckelberry Branch joining William Alford Tiltons and Henry Wiltons lines including all the vacant land between said lines. 

#430 Apr. 14, 1791 George Bradbury 100 Acres on the south side of No Hunty Swamp joining Willoughby Rogers, Reubin Mitchell, Joseph Green, Elijah Biggs and Everett Bagget lines 

Book three July 1785 - Feb. 1788 
# 584, p. 327 Thomas Chambers Bradbury of Wayne Co. deed to Henry Willson Sept. 1, 1786, for 40 pds specie a tract of 100 acres on the North side of Nuese river adjoining George Bradbury, 
William Hooks, John Tilton, and John Howell as by patent granted to George Bradbury bearing date Sept. 30, 1785 wit. David Jernigan Junír, John Howell 

#578 deed bk. p. 315 George Bradbury deed to Thomas Chambers Bradbury, July 22, 1786, for five pds. specie a tract of 100 acres on the north side of Nuce River adjoining his own line, Wm. Hooks, John Tilton, and John Howell as by patent granted to said George Bradbury bearing date Sept.. 30, 1785. Wit: David Jernigan Junír, Robert Eachus. 

#618 deed bk. p.370 George Bradbury of Wayne Co. deed to Isaac Hall of same, Nov.. 17, 1786 for 80 pds specie three certain tracts of land as follows: (1) 160 acres on the north side of Little River and on the Marsh Branch adjoining William Hooks, being part of a tract of 640 acres taken up by James Bradbury, Senír bearing date Sept. 26, 1766; (2) a certain tract on the north side of Little River and on the West side of the North Branch adjoining William Hooks and James Boyt, as by patent granted to said George Bradbury bearing date Oct.. 25, 1782; (3) part of survey for 20 acres, being all of that part that lies on the west side of the of the Marsh Branch in or near Tuckersís line and adjoining the other lands, which land was surveyed for said George Bradbury and the patent is not yet issued but to be taken out at the expense of said Isaac Hall.  Wit: John Howell, Elizabeth Bagget.  The deed was also signed by Elizabeth Bradbury. 

Deed Book 4, Oct. 1787 - July 1790 
# 825, p. 99 State of NC Grant to William McKinnie Oct. 27, 1786 adjoining James Bradbury 

Deed Book 5 July 1792 - July 1793 
# 1150 p. 99 James Bradbury of Wayne County deed to John McKinne of same April 14, 1791 for 80 pds a tract of 81 acres lying on the south side of Neuse River being part of a tract of land granted by patent to James Oasts bearing date May 28, 1757 wit Ríd McKinne, Ríd Fulghum Elijah Carraway 

#1194 Deed bk. p. 157 Henry Wilson of Wayne co. deed to George Bradbury of same, Jan. 5, 1792, for 55 pds. currency a certain plantation on the north side of Neuse River and on the lower side of Little River and on the dreanes of Buck Swamp adjoining Howell, Hooks, and another piece of land that was taken up by John Tilton and by his will conveyed to his daughter, now the wife of said Wilson, as by will and patent bearing date Sept. 30, 1785; the other survey was patented by George Bradbury, transferred to Thos. Chm. Bradbury, by said Bradbury to Henry Wilson, and now by said Wilson to George Bradbury, as by patent bearing date Sept. 30, 1785 for 120 
acres. Wit: James Harmon, Elizabeth Bradbury 

#1309 deed bk. p. 314 Thomas Chambers Bradbury of Wayne county a house carpenter bill of sale to James Thompson of same, planter, March 9, 1792 for 19 pds 9 sh lawful money of the State two beds, and furniture, one horse, nine head of cattle, twenty head of hogs, with all my household goods and working tools one cart wheels, and bacon wit: Jesse Croon, Daniel Croon. 

#1319 deed bk. p. 324 George Bradbury, Senír of  Wayne Co., cooper, deed of gift to his son, George Bradbury, Oct. 6, 1792, for the love and affection a tract of 350 acres on the north side of Little River and on Bryry Branch, a branch of Buck Swamp, adjoining William Hooks, Howell, the land given by John Tilton by will to his daughter Hannah, and sold to me by her husband Henry Wilson, and Alfordís land bought of said Wilson, as bounded by Tiltonís will and as by deeds to me from Wilson and James Bradbury and by patents.  Said George Bradbury is not to sell or lease the land during the lifetime of his father nor hinder him from cutting necessary timber on same. 
Wit: Benjamin Maudlin, James Bunton 

Kinfolks of Wayne County North Carolina 1793 - 1832 by Joseph W. Watson, published by Joseph W. Watson 406 Piedmont Ave. Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 

p. 51 Deed book 7  p. 260 James Bradberry sold land as admin. for the estate of George Bradberry deceased Nov. 7, 1801 

p. 58 deed book p. 382 Isaac Hale deed to John Jackson for land part of which was granted to James Bradberry, Senr on Sept.. 26, 1766 conveyed to his son George Bradbery, Senr and from him to his son John Bradbery. wit, by John Hall Dec. 14, 1801 

p. 72 Deed book 8 p. 257 George Bradbury and John Bradbury quit claim deed to James Bradbury May 3, 1805 

p. 73 deed book p. 303 James Bradbury and George Bradbury quitclaim deed to John Bradbury for the land whereon ďour father,Ē George Bradbury, formerly lived, and being the land and plantation whereon said John Bradbury now lives, May 3, 1805. 

p. 89 Deed Book 9 p. 119 George Bradberry, James Bradberry, and John Bradberry sold part of a tract of land formerly granted to George Bradberry, Senír April 5, 1808 

p. 134 James Stanly of Bladen Co., NC deed to James Bradberry for land situated in Wayne Co. that was given to said Stanly by the will of James Bradberry, Senír., Nov. 27, 1807 

P. 110 Deed Book 10 p. 1 James Bradberry sold land that was part of a patent granted to James Bradberry on Sept. 1, 1759 this Feb. 16, 1813 

p. 113 deed book p. 43 James Bradberry sold part of a patent granted to George Bradberry bearing date Nov. 26, 1799 this Oct. 4, 1812 

p. 143 Deed Book 11 p. 43 James Bradbury, George Bradbury, and John Bradbury sold land jointly Dec. 30, 1816 

p. 175 Deed Book 12 p. 327 Division of the lands of Ephriam Hooks, deceased by commissioners among lawful heirs, namely Hardy Hooks, Simon Hooks, Patience Hooks, Nancy Hooks, Martha Bradberry, Raiford Hooks, and Wealthy Hooks, Sept. 18 1822. 

Deed Book p. 343 Bryant Bradberry deed of trust to James Bradberry, Feb. 25, 1822 

Deed Book p. 345 James Bradberry deed of gift to his granddaughter, Elizabeth (Betsey) Ann Bradberry, daughter of Byan Bradberry, and to his grandson John James Bradberry, the property to remain in the care of their mother (his daughter-in-law), Charlotte Bradberry, widow of his son Bryan Bradberry deceased, Nov.. 18, 1822 

p. 179 Deed Book p. 387 Thomas Toler and James Bradberry deed of gift to Charlotte Bradberry, widow of Briant Bradberry, deceased, during her lifetime and, at her decease, James Bradberry gives the Negro his granddaughter, Betsey Ann Bradberry, and increase to be equally divided between her and her brother, John James Bradberry; said Toler was an agent in the transaction. March 10, 1823. 

p. 207 Deed Book 13 p. 224 John Bradbury deed to Robert Hooks for plantation whereon said Bradbury now lives, taken up by James Bradbury by patent bearing date Sept. 26, 1766 witnesses by Blake Hooks, this May 6, 1826 
 
 


Bagget -- Elizabeth, 2; Everitt, 1 

Ballard -- Elias, 1 

Beggs -- Elijah, 1 

Boyt -- James, 2 

Bradberry -- Betty, 1;  Bryant, 3;  Byan, 3;  Charlotte, 3;  Elizabeth (Betsey) Ann, 3;  George, 3;  George Sen'r, 3;  James, 2, 3;  James Sen'r, 3;  John, 3;  John James, 3;  Martha, 3 

Bradbery -- George Sen'r, 2;  John, 2 

Bradbury -- Elizabeth, 2;  George, 1, 3;  James, 1, 3;  James Jun'r, 2;  John, 3;  Thomas Chambers, 1, 2;  Thos. Chm., 2 

Bunton --James, 2 
 


Croon -- Daniel, 2;  Jesse, 2 
 


Eachus -- Robert, 1 

Easterling -- Henry, 1 
 


George Bradbury -- George, 1 

Grant -- Wm., 1 

Green -- Joseph, 1 
 


Hale -- Isaac, 2 

Hall -- Isaac, 1;  Issac, 1 

Handly -- John, 1 

Harmon -- James, 2 

Hooks -- Blake, 3;  Ephriam, 3;  Hardy, 3;  Nancy, 3;  Patience, 3;  Raiford, 3;  Robert, 3;  Simon, 3;  Wealthy, 3;  William, 1;  Wm, 1 

Howell -- John, 1
 


Jackson -- John, 2; Jernigan; David Jun'r, 1 


Maudlin -- Benjamin, 2 

McKinnie -- William Jun'r, 1 

Mitchel -- Reubin, 1 


Rogers -- Willoughby, 1 


Stanly -- James, 3 


Thompson -- James, 2 

Tilton -- Hannah, 2; John, 1, 2 

Toler -- Thomas, 3 


Willson -- Henry, 1 

Wilson -- Henry, 2 

Wiltons -- Henry, 1 

Worrell -- David, 1 

 

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