Benjamin Stone, Miss Atkins & Rachel Sparkman

Stone families from Bertie County, NC

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Natives

Benjamin [x] Stone bef 1727 – 1812 | his parents
& ca 1749 1st Miss Atkins | her parents
& ca 1757 Rachel Sparkman ca 1733 – aft 1812 | her parents
of Bertie County NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!
Much data was pointed out by Kendall Sparkman


Capt William Sparkman names Rachel Stone as his eldest daughter in his 1782 will.

Aug Ct 1748 – Bertie Deed Book G 157 David Atkins to Benjamin Stone “..for a valuable consideration” for 320 A on ES plantation of David Atkins adj Major West.
Wit: John Cake, Mary Cake.

Children of Benjamin Stone and Miss Akins:
1. John Stone ca 1749 –
2. Benjamin Stone ca 1752 –

Children of Benjamin Stone and Rachel Sparkman:
3. William Stone ca 1757 – 1795
married Sarah Perry
dau of Abraham Perry
a. William Stone Jr
married 5 Sept 1800 Sarah Greene [Henry Ray Bm]
? b. Josiah Stone
4. Solomon Stone ca 1758 – bef June 1803
married ca 1785 Priscilla Perry
dau of Abraham Perry
a. Solomon Stone ca 1788 –
1. Sparkman Stone
b. Andrew Stone
married 11 May 1803 Salley Heneley [David Gaskins Bm]
c. Ann Stone
married Bertie Co ca 7 Mar 1807 John Hindsley
ancestors of Jacque Gates Will Copeland, Bm
d. George Stone
e. William Stone
5. Rachel Stone 1760/70 – ca 1846 will 11/1846
6. Edward Stone ca 1766 –
married 11 Oct 1785 Deborah Newborn
married 2nd 15 Feb 1793 Sarah Brown [William Brown Bm]
7. Sparkman Stone ca 1768 – shoemaker
was in Martin County 1800 and rem. to Prebles Co OH by 1830
married 31 Oct 1797 Chowan Co. Frances Price
8. Sarah Stone aft 1765/1770 –
married 4 Nov 1786 Thomas Lackey bef 1765 – [John Corbett Bm]
9. Deborah [Debbie] Stone 1765/75 –
married 21 Feb 1795 William Brown 1765/75 –
10. Jesse Stone ca 1776 – Bertie Co
married 1 Nov 1796 Nancy Brown [Sparkman Stone Bm]

On 7 Jan 1807 a William Stone married Mary Williams with P Hardy and Solomon Cherry Jr bondsmen unclear if this is William Jr or a son of Solomon.

Benjamin Stone listed on 1757 tax list Bertie County

1768 Tax List Bertie County
Benjamin Stone with sons John and Benjamin

State Census of NC 1787 Bertie Co taken by James Campbell in Capt. Solomon Freeman’s dist.
Benjamin Stone 0 wm 21/60; 3 wm over 60 or under 20; 3 wf ; 1 b 12/50;
William Stone 1 2 2
Solomon Stone 1 6 2 1b

US Census Bertie Co NC 1790
William Stone 1 wm 16+ 2 wm -16 2wf
Sol. Stone 1 6 2
Sparkman Stone 1

US Census Bertie Co NC 1800
Benjamin Stone – 1 – – 1 – – – 1 1 – 2
Jesse Stone – – 1 – – 2 – 1 – – – –
Edward Stone 2 – – 1 – 1 – – 1 – – –
Wm Stone – – 2 – – – – – 1 1 – 1

 

29 Feb 1762 – Bertie Deed Book K 178 David Sanderlin planter of Bertie Co to Benjamin Stone of same. 16 pounds proclamation. 320 acres which was 1/2 of a patent to David Henderson 1 Apr 1720 & from sd Henderson to Samuel Onwin & from sd Onwin to David Atkins “my grandfather.”
Wit: John Marshall, Alexander Ford. Proved 22 Jul 1762 before Jasper Churlton JSC.

3 June 1762 K-264 Granville Grant to William Sparkman planter of Bertie Co . 700 acres. joining sd Sparkman, William Yeats, Benjamin Stone, Hardy Hunter, Gum Pocoson, Rice, Thomas Child for Granville. Wit: Will. Churlton, J Montfort. Proved in Edenton 25 May 1763.

4 Mar 1778 M-371 Benjamin Stone Sr. planter of Bertie Co to Abraham Perry planter of same. 100 pounds proclamation. 320 acres which was 1/2 of a patent to David Henderson 1 Apr 1720 & from sd Henderson to Samuel Onwin & from sd Onwin to David Atkins & at his death to David Sanderlin who sold it to sd. Benjamin Stone 19 Feb 1762, joining Sparkman. Wit: William Mizell, Solomon Stone, James Campbell. Nov Ct 1778. John Johnston CC.

24 Aug 1778 M-392 John Campbell merchant of Bertie Co to William Stone planter of same. 320 pounds proclamation 320 acres which he had purchased from William Yeates Sr 30 Apr 1764 on west side of Iguarena Swamp joining Henderson’s former corner, West. Wit: Jeremiah Hallam, Thomas Cochran, Solomon Stone Jr. Feb Ct 1779 John Johnston CC.

1 Jan 1779 M-416 Thomas [x] Mewborn planter of Bertie Co to William Sparkman of same. 300 pounds 126 A which Moses Mewborn purchased from Cullen Pollock 5 Aug 1743 & sd Moses Mewborn willed to sd Thomas Mewborn 30 Oct 1760, joining Briary Branch, Berry Branch. Wit: Moses Mewborn, James Campbell, Solomon [x] Stone, Aug Ct 1779 Stevens Gray CC

26 Dec 1782 M-562 William Stone of Bertie Co to Solomon Stone planter of same. 160 pounds 160 A which was 1/2 of land purchased by John Campbell 24 Aug 1778 on west side of Syriarena Swamp, joining Mr. Henderson’s former corner. Wit: Moses Mewborn, Herbert Pritchard. Feb Ct 1783 Stevens Gray CC.

25 Jan 1783 M-555 James Campbell planter of Bertie Co to Abraham Perry shoemaker of same. 88 pounds specie 217 A [messuage] which was part of Mewborns Old Field, on west side of Eastermost Branch of Salmon Creek, William Stone. Wit: William Mizell, William Stone Feb Ct 1783 Stevens Gray CC

25 Jan 1783 M-555 James Campbell planter of Bertie Co to William Stone planter of same. 40 pounds specie 100 A [messuage] joining Easternmost Branch of Salmon Creek. Wit: William Mizell, Abraham Perry Geb Ct 1783. Stevens Gray CC.

5 Sept 1785 N-33 James Campbell of Bertie Co to William Stone planter of same. 40 pounds 102 A which was part of a patent to David Henderson 1757 on south side of Long Branch of Eastmost Swamp joining Hendry, Eastmost Branch. Wit: Aron Freeman, Benjamin [x] Brown Nov Ct 1785 Stevens Gray CC

2 Sept 1785 N-44 James Campbell merchant of Bertie Co to Benjamin Stone. 79 pounds 198 acres which was part of a patent to David Henderson 1757, joining Robert Hendrie, Eastmare Branch, William Hunter. Wit: Aaron Freeman, Benjamin Brown. Nov Ct 1785 Stevens Gray CC

3 Nov 1785 N-45 Abraham Perry of Bertie Co to Solomon Stone planter of same 80 pounds 220 A. which part of a patent to David Henderson 1 Apr 1720 & which sd Perry acquired 4 Mar 1778.
Wit: Henry Philps, Watson Mizell. Nov Ct 1785 Stevens Gray CC.

18 Nov 1785 M-710 Thomas [x] Mewborn planter of Bertie Co to Solomon Stone of same. 50 pounds 100 A which was part of land Abraham Perry purchased from Benjamin Stone & sd Abraham Perry conveyed to sd Thomas Mewborn, joining Henderdon’s former corner. Also signed by Elizabeth [x] Mewborn. Wit: William Stone, Harbert Pritchard. Feb Ct 1785. Stevens Gray CC

16 Feb 1786 N-59 Abraham Perry of Bertie Co to Solomon Stone planter of same. 100 pounds 160 A on west side of Chowan River, joining William Meazell, Col. James Campbell. Wit: William Mizell, Herbert Pritchard. Feb Ct 1786. Stevens Gray CC

1 Jul 1786 N-274 William Stone planter of Bertie Co to James Campbell esqr merchant of same. 40 pounds 102 A which sd Campbell had sold to the sd Stone at the head of Eastmare Swamp, joining sd Stone & his father, Robert Hendry. Wit: Cader Hunter, Moses Lassiter. Aug Ct 1786 Stevens Gray CC

1 Jul 1786 N-276 William Stone of Bertie Co to James Campbell esqr merchant of same. 40 pounds 100 A which sd Campbell had sold to sd Stone on south west side of Eastmare Swamp joining Abraham Perry. Wit: Cader Hunter, Moses Lassiter Aug Ct 1786. Stevens Gray CC

18 May 1787 O-57 Abraham Perry planter of Martin Co to Asenath Perry Robinson. 100 pounds 217 acres called Mewburns Old Field, on the west side of the Eastmost Branch of Salmon Creek, joining William Stone. Wit: Herbert Pritchard, Robert Hendry, John Capehart. May Ct 1787. Stevens Gray CC.

18 May 1787 O-58 Abraham Perry planter of Bertie Co to Mary Robinson of same. 100 pounds 150 A joining Col James Campbell, Solomon Stone, Gum Branch, Hallom, Eastmost Swamp, Pollok. Wit: Herbert Pritchard, Robert Hendry, John Capehart. May Ct 1787. Stevens Gray CC.

3 Nov 1787 O-225 Mary Robinson of Bertie Co to Abraham Perry of same. 100 pouns 150 A on Eastmost Swamp. joining Col James Campbell, Solomon Stone, Gum Branch, Hallom, Eastmost Swamp, Pollok. Wit: Herbert Pritchard, Robert Hendry May Ct 1788 Stevens Gray CC

14 May 1788 O-223 Solomon [x] Stone, Priscilla [x] Stone, William Stone, Sarah [x] Stone, & Anne [x] Perry all of Bertie Co to Asenath Perry Robinson of same. 217 acres on west side of Eastmore Swamp joining Wm Stone. Wit: J. Oxley, Robert Hendry, Herbert Pritchard. May Ct 1788 Stevens Gray CC

14 May 1788 O-224 Solomon [x] Stone, Priscilla [x] Stone, William Stone, Sarah [x] Stone, & Anne [x] Perry all of Bertie Co to Arland Perry Robinson of same. 150 pounds 390 acres joining James Graves, Gum Branch, Pollock’s former line, Campbell, Ryan’s former line, Eastmore Swamp. Wit: J. Oxley, Robert Hendry, Herbert Pritchard. May Ct 1788 Stevens Gray CC

17 Jan 1789 O-357 Solomon [x] Stone planter of Bertie Co to Obadiah Sowell planter of same. 70 pounds 110 A joining Henderson’s former corner. Also signed by Priscilla [x] Stone. Wit: William Cake Filgo, Herbert Pritchard. May Ct 1789/ Stevens Gray CC

5 Mar 1789 P-17 Solomon [x] Stone of Bertie Co to William Cake Filgo of same. 100 pounds for the use of William Stone. 160 A which I bought from William Stone & was part of a larger tract sold by John Cake Sr to William Yeates & by sd Yeates to John Campbell Esqr & transferred to William Stone, on the west side of Squarana Swamp, joining Henderson’s former corner. Also signed Priscilla [x] Stone. Wit: William Stone, Herbert Pritchard. Aug Ct 1789 Stevens Gray CC

28 Aug 1789 P-36 Benjamin Stone planter of Bertie Co to his son Sparkman Stone of same. Deed of gift. 100 acres which was part of a patent to David Henderson & by several conveyances to sd Benjamin Stone, on east side of Chowan River & west side of Eastermost Swamp, joining Robert Henry.
Wit: Rachel Stone, Herbert Pritchard. Nov Ct 1789. Stevens Gray CC

27 Oct 1789 P-86 Solomon Stone of Bertie Co to John Slawson of same. 35 pounds 100 acres joining Obadiah Sowell, Benjamin Stone, Sparkman. Also signed Priscilla Stone. Wit: Herbert Pritchard, Obadiah Sowell. May Ct 1790. Stevens Gray CC

P-209 William Stone to Solomon Stone, both of Bertie Co. 18 pounds 20 1/2 A on the east side of Eastmost Branch of swamp of Salmon Creek, joining William Mizell, Col. James Campbell, Also signed Sarah [x] Stone. Wit: Herbert Pritchard, Amey [x] Harrell. May Ct 1791. Stevens Gray CC

17 Nov 1791 P-233 William Stone of Bertie Co to James Sowell of same. 107 pounds 129 1/2 A joining Isac Hill [now Campbell’s], Coseway Branch, Eastmost Swamp, Solomon Stone, Gum Branch, Mr Pollock. Also signed by Sarah [x] Stone. Wit: William Filgo, Sparkman Stone. Nov Ct 1791 Stevens Gray CC.

29 Dec 1791 P-328 Sate Grant #227 to Benjamin Stone. 124 acres joining sd Stone, Joshua Burres, Hardy Hunter, William Sparkman. Alexander Martin gov.

5 Feb 1792 P-283 James Campbell of Bertie Co to Robert Hendry of same. 30 pounds 50 acres on the west side of Eastmost Swamp joining William Stone. Wit J Oxley, Hurbert Pritchard Feb Ct 1792 Stevens Gray CC

Will of Benjamin [x] Stone 4 April 1812 – Aug Ct 1812 Bertie County F/212 [Gammon abstract]
– daughter Rachel Stone – cow and calf, also my house and land for her lifetime, and her mother is to have the land for her lifetime.
– wife [unnamed] – all my furniture and cattle for her lifetime. [codicil]]
– son Jesse Stone – horse [2nd codicil]
Wit: Ezekiel Sowell, Jonathan Cowand
[Probate indicates the will was presented for probate at May Ct 1812, was contested, but was proved at August Court 1812.

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