John LangstonAbt 1710 - Abt 1790 (~ 80 years)
Name John Langston Born Abt 1710 , Nansemond, Virginia Gender Male Died Abt Aug 1790 , Greenville, South Carolina Person ID I252 Petersen-de Lanskoy Last Modified 14 Jan 2006
Family Mary Agnes Mangum, b. Abt 1712, Albemarle Parish, Surry, Virginia , d. Abt 1794, , Greenville, South Carolina (Age ~ 82 years) Married Abt 1729/1730 Of, Isle of Wight, Virginia Family ID F213 Group Sheet
1. Son of John Langston (II) and (Ann?).
2. Website <http://home.inu.net/sadie/index.htm>: Some Descendants of John Langston (III) & wife Mary Agnes Ann Mangum: John Langston III was born about 1710 Nansemond Co. [county was formed in 1634 from Upper Norfolk Co.], Virginia, and died in Greenville, SC about August, 1790. His will was dated Jan 3, 1782, and proved in open court August Term; Recorded, Nov. 11, 1790. He was the son of John Langston (II) & wife (Ann ?); (M) Mary Agnes Mangum, about 1729-30, in Virginia, born circa 1712 Surry Co., Va. Daughter of John Mangum of Surry Co, Va. & Frances Bennett of Isle of Wight Co., Va. She died abt 1794 in Greenville, SC. John Langston served in Col. Roebuck's Regt., State of SC, during Rev. War. Some of his children had predeceased their father. Langston Children:
(1) John Jr. (IV) (died 1785 , Inventory, Aug 11, 1785 Abbeville, 96th Dist., SC, Box 54, Pack 1277, 9/24/1785 Adm. by Wm.& Lydia Bennett; Sec: James Bennett, John Bennett, Thos. Blassingham, Amt. of 400 lbs. Inv. Nov. 1, 1785 by Thos. Weaver, Wm. Blackstock, Bennett Langston), (John is NOT named in father's will, as he was deceased; Also, his father signed a deed or two as John Langston Sr. and there were deeds on John Langston, Jr.)
(2) Absolum (M) Christian Bennett (Dtr. of Richard Bennett who died 1764 Bute Co., NC). He died Abbeville, SC, 1783, Box 55, Pack 1316, 9/22/1783, Admx: Christian Langston.
(3) James (M) Joanna, (Jane, Jean) Davis; Lived in Chatham Co, NC 1794; went to Pendleton, SC.
(4) Solomon (M) Sarah Bennett (Dtr. of Richard Bennett, who died 1764 Bute, NC). He died in Laurens Co, SC Will Pro 1825- (E, 513-514).
(5) Jechonias (M) Mary. He died 1788 Spartanburg, SC.
(6) Mary "Molly" (M) John Joshua Smith.
(7) Rebecca (M) Thomas Williams.
(8) Frances "Fanny" (M) James McElroy 1782.
(9) Sarah "Sallie" (M) Aaron Smith.
(10) Samuel, Born circa 1740-44 Surry Co., Va; Died: Will Pro. Oct 31, 1825 Jackson Co, Ga., dated Oct. 3, 1825- Refers to himself as "old & infirm"; (M) circa 1761-5 Sarah Young ?? (no proof - located only in LDS Records); (M) #2-wife unk. Samuel Langston was living in Orange Co., NC in 1764, when he wit. a deed for John Langston, he was in South Carolina as early as 1767, when his daughter Ailsey was born there. He may have been there as early as 1765. He served in Rev. War from Georgia.
(11) Elizabeth (M) Thomas Moses Spann.
(12) Joseph (M) Mrs. Agnes Merritt.
(13) Jesse (Died in Darlington, SC).
(14) Martha "Patty" (M) Hugh McVey.
(15) Louisa (Lucy) (M) George Thompson (He died 1783 Abbeville, 96th Dist, SC). Box 92, Pack 2278, Aug. 11, 1783, Adm.: Lucy Thompson; Sec: Burrel Thompson, Jechonias Langston, Thos. Williams (bond for 2,000 lbs); Inv. made by: Samuel Lemaster?, Moses Spann, Jechonias Langston; Est. Sale, Nov 12, 1783 -Buyers: Lucy Thompson, Burrell, Samuel, Fanney, George, Selah, Stephen, & Balam Thompson, Moses Spann, Wm. Bratcher.
(16) Amy (M)#1- Wm. Rose (He died 1769 Granville, NC.) (M) #2-Ellis Drewry He died 1779 Granv. Co, NC; (Amy is not named in will.).
a. Will of John Langston, Greenville Co., SC: 'In the name of God, Amen, I, John Langston of South Carolina an worth member of the church being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God tho weak in body yet of sound mind and perfect understanding and memory do constitute this my Last Will and Testament and desirest my be received by all as such. Imprimis: I most humbly bequeath my soul to God, my maker, beseeching his most glorious acceptance of it through the all sufficient merits and mediation of my most compassionate redeemer, Jesus Christ, who gave gave himself to be an atonement of 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 his heirs. Item: I give to my grandson Asa, at marriage, if he lives until then, if not to his brother William; but my wife to have the use of him (during) her life, and after her decease, Jechonias, until such marriage aforesaid, 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 Molley 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 Beckka Williams one negro girl named Ede, to her and her heirs, after my wife's decease. Item: I give to my daughter Fanney my negro boy named Tim. Item: I give to my daughter Salley 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 Spann, 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. Item: I leave the remainder of my whole estate, land and mill and all the household goods and the use of all negroes but Lamkin and Harry during her life and after her (my wife's) decease to be sold at vendee, the land and mill and all the estate indow and all be divided amongst my children named as followeth and first, Samuel Langston, Molley Smith, Sally Smith, Fanny Langston, Jechonias Langston, and John, son of Jesse, my grandson equal, to be divided among them all and Bekka Williams. I also constitute, ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament, revising and disallowing every will and wills made by me heretofore and I appoint my son Jechonias and my son-in-law Thos. Williams to be my full and sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament. I forgot Louisa Thompson; to give her two dollars silver, and I hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of March in the year of our Lord, 1782. Signed: John Langston (Seal). Wts: Joshua (his mark) Smith, John (his mark) White. At a Court held for the County of Greenville, August Term, AD, the 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. Recorded Nov, 11, 1790.
b. Chowan Co, NC & Bertie Co, NC deeds:
i. 1715-Leonard Langston & Thos. Doile wits. deed of Robert & Janet Patterson of Chowan to John Davison, 100 AC N/S Meherrin Riv.
ii. 1715- Thos. & Mary Dyall of Chowan to Leonard Lanngston, Planter, of Chowan, 100 AC Ahodsea Meadow, adj. Richard Moore, wts. John Davison, Thos. Cape, Wm. Whitfield.
iii. 1715 Thos. & Mary Dyall to Richard Moore, of Nans. Co., VA 220 AC adj Leonard Langston, Wts: Wm. Whitfield, John Core, John Davison.
c. Cavaliers & Pioneers, Va. Land Patents-(Nugent):
i. 1719-Grt. to Leonard Langston, S/S Summerton Swamp, 109 AC Nansemond Co., Chowan Pct., NC deeds, Cont'd.
ii. 1721 Thos. & Eliz. Boon of Chowan to Leonard Langston of Albemarle, NC 100 AC N/S Potocosie Crk. Wts: Josiah Burgess, Wm. Moore, John Muroe.
iii. 1721 Patent Bk 3, Leonard Langston, 370 AC S/S Alligator Swp. join. Peter Parker, sd. swmp.
iv. 1721 Chowan TL-Mr. Langston.
v. Aug. 1723 Pat. Bk 3-Mountfort Langston, Jr. & Robt. Rogers, 598 AC Chowan Pct, join. John Pipkin, Rogers' pocosin, Thos. Peylant.
vi. April 1, 1725 Bertie Co., NC, Lords Proprietors to George Powell Grant, 124 A E/S Ahosky Swp. adj. Peter Parker, Leonard Langston, et.al
vii. Oct 16, 1725 Bertie Co., NC-Mulford Langston & w/Mary to Samuel Wheatley- 200 A on Pottocassey Crk, at Spr. Br., Reedy Br. Adj. Leonard Langston, part of tr. pat. by Thos. Bonner, Wts: John Brown, Sen. Thos. Homes, (see Tyrrell Co., NC 1753 Deed -Mulford Langston).
viii. Bertie Co, NC- Nov 25, 1725-William Moore, late of Nansemond Co., Va to Henry Barfield, son & heir of Richard Moore, late of Nans. Co, dec'd, land at Ahorsky Marsh, Adj. Leonard Langston, Wts: Peter West, Mary Jones.
ix. Nov 10, 1726 Bertie Co., NC, Samuel Wheatley & Wife Sarah to Joseph Scott, 200 AC N/S Pottakersy Crk at Apr, Br & Reedy Br., adj Leonard Langston.
x. 1728 Bertie Co Leonard Langston wit. deed of Daniel McDaniel to Anthony Lewis of I-O-W, VA.
xi. Apr 17, 1733 Mary Barnes to Alex Carter 160 AC tract of land grtd. Richard Barnes, Wts: John Langston, Ephriam Hunter, Wm. Hunter.
d. Cavaliers & Pioneers-(Nugent):
i. 7/20/1736- John Langston 191 AC N/S Summerton Swamp, ADJ His own, being surplus land, found within bounds of Patent gtd. Richard Green, 1665, and sold to John Langston by Richard Green, son & heir of Richard Green.Isle of Wight Co., Va. deeds-1736-1741 TLC Gen., Miami, Fla.
ii. Deed book 5, P 85 Feb 5, 1736-7 from Magdalen Carter, Wid., and Martha, her dtr, of Bertie Pct, NC, to Alexr. Carter of Chowan Pct, NC for 3f, a plantation where Thomas Carter, dec'd, lived, b/b "the head of a Branch or Persons line, running along his lkie to a white oak, the grt. pocoson at the head of the Hole Br., Baker's line, a gum ,Cefils line, so along his line, the little poquoson, Hulls Br, John Mangum. The land contains abt 350 A, and is prt of a grtd tract formerly taken up by William Miles by the sd patent, which land Thomas Carter bought of Wm. Cook in 1669 by deed and in 1709 Thomas Carter, dec'd. left land in will to Magdalane, his wife, and Martha, his dtr, during their lives, and after their death to Alexander, his aforenamed son. Signed: Magdalane Carter, her mark, Martha Carter, her mark, Wit: Jno. Langston, Jr., James Carter, his mark, Sarah Floyd, her mark Rec'd. Feb 28, 1736.
iii. P 88, Mar 26, 1737 Alexander Carter of Chowan Pct, NC to Joseph Mangrum of Lower Parish of IOW- for 12 f, one certain plantation tract in the lower parish of IOW, b/b head of a small branch, Person's line tree, the grt pocoson, the head of the Hole Branch, Baker, Cafil, the Little Pocoson, Hulls Branch, John Mangrum, cont abt 350 ACand is part of a greater tract formerly taken up and patented by William Miles. No wts.
e. Bertie Co, NC Deeds, cont'd:
i. 1737- John Odum to Epaphroditus Jones, 300 AC Cypress Swamp, Hawtree Br, and Liking Root Branches, Wts: Leonard Lanston, Wm. Lanston.
ii. 3/29/1743 Pat Bk 3, Leonard Langston, 500 AC Edgecombe Co.
iii. 3/29/1743 Leonard Langston, 350 AC in Edgecombe Co. (See Edgecombe & Johnston Co. records for Leonard Langston).
iv. Nov. 26, 1739 John Langston to Richard Green, Jr, 150 AC at a place called Sarum, near Rogers' Pocosin, but does not give name of patentee, or date of patent. Wts: John Langston, Jr, Thomas Langston, William Langston, Joseph Vann. Note: See Cavaliers & Pioneers, (Nugent) Va., Land patents-Catherine Langston, 1694 Patent, on Sarum Creek, Cypress Swamp, Upper part of Nansemond Co.
v. Dec. 3, 1739 John Rawls to Wm. Wood, 570 AC on Forty Island, Wts: John Langston, Joseph Bonaded, Wm. Flyar, Sam'l. Parker.
vi. Dec 12, 1739 John Langston to Wm. Langston, 100 AC on Rogers Br., Wts: John Langston, Jr., Robert Rogers.
vii. 1741 Bertie TL-Leonard Langston.
f. Bertie Co, NC deeds:
i. Aug 7, 1747 Wm. Knight to Israel Johnson, 100 AC adj Leonard Langston, James Denton, at Bells Br, Wit: Luke Langston, Wm Yates.
ii. H-60- Feb 6, 1754 Bertie Co, NC Leonard Langston to Leonard Langston, William Langston, Francis Langston, Thomas & Rachael Wills, Luke Langston, Deed of Gift: To Leonard... for affection, which I bear toward my well beloved son, William Langston, the plantation where I now live... and also a negro boy called Coffee, and the still which is now on the plantation and also four cows and calves; my son, Francis Langston, in the Co. of Johnston, a tract of land in said county whereon he now lives....above the fork of Marry? Branch; to my son-in-law Thomas Wills, and my daughter Rachael Wills one hundred ac land in Johnston Co. on the Wattry? Br. .., and after their deaths to the laful heirs of my dtr. Rachael; to my gr/son Luke Langston, s/o Leonard Langston, my negro girl called Lucy; and to my grandson Luke Langston I freely give my negro girl called Charity; and to my well beloved son Francis my negro woman called Judith. Wts: James Denson, John Brown, May Crt., 1754 Sam'l. Ormes, CC
iii. 1757 Bertie TL Leonard Langston, Luke Langston, William Langston
g. Tyrrell Co, NC Deeds:
i. 1753 Mulford Langston to dtr Ann Langston, "all my Estate".
ii. 1753 Chowan TL- Leonard Langston, Moses Langston, Thomas Langston, William Langston, Laurence Langston
h. Surry Co, Va records, 1738-1754-(Hopkins):
i. Oct. 15, 1740-Accts of Sale, Est. of John Owin, by Roger Delk, Admr.-lists John Langston, etal.
ii. May 4, 1741- John Coker of S/W Par, to John Mooring of same, 150 AC b/b Cypress Swamp, James Bennett, John Coker, Jr, Mary Vaser. Wts: John Langston, James Bennett, George Delk, John Coker, Jr.
iii. Dec 21, 1743 Est. of Francis Sharp, Accts listed: John Langston, William Mangum, etal
iv. May 23, 1744 John Langston to Robert Gray, 50 pds. current money, 200 AC (being land John Langston bought from Richard Bennett) N/S Blackwater Swamp, b/b William Merriott and Robert Gray. Wts: Thomas (X) Bell, Nathan Willeford, Hopkin Harris.
i. Edgecombe, NC deeds:
i. 2/19/1744 William Bobbitt SR of NC to John Smart of NC (Cos. not giv) 100 AC in fork of Buffaloe, joining Bennett, pt. of patent to Francis Young, (no date) Wts: John Langston, Richard Bennett.
ii. 1744 Edgecombe Co, NC Tax list- John Langston.
j. Granville Co., NC deeds (Gwynn):
i. 9/1/1746- John Wade to Peter Hill, 100 AC (being 1/2 of 200 AC grt. to John Wade 4/20/1734) being Plant. on which Hill now lives. Wts: John Langston, Gideon Macon, Sam'l Henderson.
ii. 9/1/1746 John Wade to Daniel Higdon 100 AC bine 1/2 grt to John Wade 4/20/1745-where Higdon now lives. Wts: John Langston, Gideon Macon, Sam'l. Henderson.
iii. 5/14/1748 Joseph John Alston to John Lanston (Langston)? 600 AC grt. to Alston 4/20/1745, S/S Reedy Branch, Wts: John Good, Richard Creek, Abra T. Odom.
iv. 1750 Granville Co, NC TL-John Langston & son Absolum Langston.
v. 6/19/1751, William Mangum to William Walker, 350 AC b/s of Milton's Creek. Wts.: Jno. (John) Langston, Joseph Persons and Samuel Mangum.
vi. 5/29/1752 John Mutloe to Charles Thompson, 150 AC Granv. Co., at the mouth of Buffelow (Buffalo) Branch at Bennet's line.Wts. John Langston and Samuel Mangum.
vii. 1752 Granville CO NC, TL-John Langston.
viii. 1753 Granville Co., NC, TL-John Langston & sons James & Solomon Langston
ix. 1754 Granville Co., NC, TL-John Langston, & sons James, Joseph & Solomon Langston
x. 1755 Granville CO, NC, TL-John Langston & sons James, Joseph & Solomon Langston
xi. 1754 Granville Co, NC Capt. David Harris' Company, Thomas Bell, Lt., Peter Green, Sgt., Absolum Langston #51, James Langston #54, Solomon Langston #55, Richard Bennett #59, William Mangham #64, James Mangham #65, William Mangham, Jr. #66, Samuel Mangham #74.
k. Granville , NC. grants:
i. 1/30/1754 John Langston- 640 AC Granv. Co, below S/Prong, Tar Riv.
ii. 5/9/1755 John Langston, 374 AC Granville Co. Par. of St John's, Andrew Hampton's Creek
iii. 5/10/1755-John Langston 560 AC Granv. Co, St. John;s Par, B/Sides Tar Riv, joins Ephriam Merriott, Wts: David Hunter, Jno. Hargrove.
iv. 5/15/1755- John Langston Sworn Chain Carrier, on Jechonias Young grant
v. 5/16/1755 John Langston, 640 AC join. Jos. Green, Buffaloe Br, Bennett's line, Richard Bennett (William Parson/Person? Warrant assigned to John Langston).
vi. 6/3/1756 John Langston to John Williams, 105 AC Granv. Co Wts: Daniel Weldon and Richard Henderson.
vii. 1757 Granville Co, NC TL- John Langston & son Joseph Langston.
viii. 1758 Granville Co, NC TL-John Langston.
ix. 11/2/1759 John Langston of Granv. NC, (deed of gift) to George Thompson of same (no amt. specified), 374 acres s/s Tar River, in Granv. Co., at McCulloch's and John Adcock's lines. Wts: Joseph Langston and Absolom Langston.
x. 1/201760 -John Langston to his son James Langston, for love, (deed-of-gift) 150 acres Granv. Co., N.C b/s Tar River, on John William's line.Wts.: Solomon Langston and Peter Rusel/Russell.
xi. 8/15/1761-John Langston (deed of gift) to his son, Solomon Langston, 160 acres of land in Gran. Co., N.C., b/s Tar River, at Ephriam Merritt's line, on Mountain Creek. Wts:Joseph Langston and David Ross. (Rose?)
xii. 2/2/1760 Ephriam Merrit Warrant assigned to Solomon Langston, b/s Merrit's Cr, (400 AC Granv. Co.
xiii. 5/30/1760 Absolum Langston, 700 AC Granv. Co, B/S N. Fork, Cub Crk).
ivx. Granville Grant- 8/26/1760 John Langston, 210 AC Granv. Co, N/S Buffalow Br, join. Bennett's corner. Smart's line, Alston's line. Sworn Chain Carrier, Solomon Langston (there are 3 entries for John Lancaster, August, 1760 , which may possibly be intended for John Langston. 700 AC Gr. Co, 1 warrant to Thos. Person, for survey ,700 AC and 1 entry, 700 AC. and 1 plat of 640 AC Bobbitt's br, join. Dan'l Harris, Mathew Harris.)
vx. 7/24/1761-Absolum Langston, 580 AC b/sides Cub Crk- Granv. Co. Warrant.
vxi. 7/26/1761 Solomon Langston, 610 AC B/S Merrit'ts Crk, Granv. Co. SCC: Absolum & Jas. Langston.
vxii. 6/2/1761 Solomon Langston 700 AC b/sides Mountain Crk, Granv. Co.
vxiii. 1/19/1761 Absolum Langston, 700 AC Beef Crk, Granv. Co.
ixx. 4/22/1761-Joseph Langston 200 AC Johnston Co., Mill Crk.
xx. 2/14/1763 Joseph Langston 700 AC Cubb's Crk, Granv. Co. joins Solomon Langston SCC Arthur Mangum, Jas Benton.
xxi. 1762 Granville Co., NC TL-John Langston & sons, Jesse & Samuel. Samuel Langston was married by 1765-6, as his dtr. Ailsey was born 1767, SC. When he made his will in 1825, he referred to himself as "Old & Infirm".
xxii. Hertford Co, NC Estates-1762- Leonard Langston, Adm. Martha Langston.
l. Orange Co, NC Deeds, A-250:
i. 11/11/1764 Henry Ledbetter to John Langston, 250 AC Wts: Samuel Langston
Will of Richard Bennett, Bute Co, NC. Aug 3, 1764-Pro. Aug Crt, 1764 Bk l, P 3; Wife, Ann; Dtrs: Christian Langston, w/o Absolum Langston, Sarah Langston, w/o Solomon Langston; Dtrs, Martha, Ann, & Amey Bennett; Sons: Richard, Mark William, Moses, & James Bennett. Wts: James Thompson, Susannah Malone, Drusilla Thompson. Wife Ann, and sons Mark & Wm. Bennett, Exrs.
ii. WBA-P 57 Gdn. Bond, Feb. 15, 1769 Solomon Langston, Gdn. to James Bennett, Orphan of Richard Bennett, dec'd.
Sec: Richard Bennett (Jr,) Francis Capps.
iii. Jan. 28, 1765 Bute Co., NC - Barshaba Jones to John Langston (both of Bute Co) 80 AC in Bute, bet. Reedy CR & Grt. Fishing Crk, pt. of survey taken up by Barshaba Jones, adj. Richard Maddera, Clement Oldridge. Wts: John Person, John Mutto
iv. 3/28/1765-Peter Butts, of S/H Co, VA, EXR of Daniel Butts, late of Bute Co, NC to John Langston, for 0 lbs, pd. Daniel Butts, during his lifetime, 125 AC B/S Sandy Crk, adj. Anthony Crocker, lines agreed upon bet. William Gant & John Langston, adj. Rainwater. Wts: Benj. Person, Benj. Butts.
m. 1766 Bute Co. Tax List: John Langston & son, Jechonias, Jechoniah Langston. Note: Samuel Langston is in Orange Co., NC as of 1764., in SC PR to 1767.
n. 1/12/1767 Bute Co., NC John Langston to Henry Westbrook, both of Bute Co, 125 AC Bute Co., B/S Sandy Crk, Adj. Anth. Crocker, and lines agreed bet. William Gant, John Langston Wts: Jechonias Langston, Benj. Cooper.
o. 2/4/1767 Bute Co., NC John Langston to John Thompson, both of Bute Co., B/S Buffalo Br, 300 AC adj. Bennett, Smart, & John Langston. Wife, (unnamed) Relinq. dower. Wts: Benj. Person, Benj. Butts.
p. 10/26/1767 George Langston, Granville grt-640 AC Dobbs Co., Stoney Crk.
q. Will of Wm. Rose, Pro. Jan, 1769, Granville Co., NC; Wife Amy; Sons, Frederick, William & Howell Rose; Dtrs: Sarah Williams, Elizabeth Rose, Wynnefred Rose, Patty Rose; Exr: Bro-in-law, James Langston. Wts: James Langston, Jean Langston, James Willis.
r. 1769 Granville Co., Tax List: Absolum Langston, James Langston, Joseph Langston, Solomon Langston.
s. 1769 Dobbs Co TL-George Langston, Jacob Langston, Mace (Mark?) Langston, (s/o Jacob), Absolum Langston (s/o Jacob) Francis Langston.
t. Aug 26, 1771-Bute Co., NC John Langston, & wife Elizabeth, of Orange Co, NC to Randolph Hazelwood, of Bute Co., 2 tracts, 590 A in Bute Co. Wts: James Langston, Wm. Maddry. Bute Co, NC Court Minutes Second Tuesday in November 1768.
u. A Deed from Barsheba Jones to John Langston was proved by the oath of John Person a Witness thereto, and Ordered the same be registered. Wednesday after the second Tuesday in February 1769.
v. On Motion James Bennett orphan of Richard Bennett came into Court and made Choice of Solomon Langston his Guardian who with Francis Capps and Richard Bennett Entered into and Executed a bond for that purpose. Thursday after the second Tuesday in May 1769.
w. Elizabeth Langston made oath to her acco't of attendance as a Witness for William Powell against John Marshall amounting to Ä?2.10.4.
x. A Deed from John Langston & 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 Registered.
y. 1771 Granville Co Tax List: James, Joseph & Solomon Langston.
z. Granville Co, NC deeds & Grants:
i. Dec. 16, 1772 Granville Co-John Langston of Orange Co, NC to Solomon Langston, of Granv. Co., 40 AC Mountain Crk, in Gran.. Co. Wts: James Langston, John Langston (Jr?) George Thompson.
ii. 7/22/1774 Joseph Langston, Jr- Granv. grt-150 AC Johnston Co, Mill CR & Reedy BR.
iii. Dec. 16, 1774 Granv. Co. -John Langston to James Langston, 100 AC S/S Tar River, Mountain Crk., Wts: Thos. Williams, John Thompson, Jr. John Langston (Jr?).
iv. Bk 1, P 136- Granville Co (1777)- Acctg. of Est. of Samuel Mangum, Dec'd, by Commissioners, John Oliver, James Langston, Littleton Mapp. (1/3 to Widow, Unnamed and 2/3 to children, Unnamed).
v. P 105-106 Will of Benj. Merritt dated Nov. 6, 1776-Pr. 1777 Crt. Mentions: Mother Agnes Langston, Brother, Stephen Merritt, and his son Ephriam Merritt, Sister Mary Boyd, w/o John Boyd, and their sons Ephriam Boyd, & John Boyd, Sister, Elizabeth Rose, w/o William Rose, and their son, Ilied Rose. Exrs.- James Langston & John Williams. Note-Agnes Langston, mentioned here is the wife of Joseph Langston.
vi. Bk 1, P 139-140 (1777) Inventory & Acctg. of Est of Benj. Merrit, Dec'd by James Langston, John Williams, Exrs. mentions 420 AC land, negroes, livestock, corn, oats, etc and gives cost of funeral
vii. Deed of William Washington to son Ephriam Washington Wts: James Langston, John Washington
viii. May, 1779-Acctg of Samuel Mangum Est. by Daniel Meadows.
ix. Will of Ellis Drewry, May, 1779 Granville Co., NC; Wife Amy; Son William Drewry; Wts: Joseph Langston, etal.
aa. 1779 Dobbs Co TL Uriah Langston.
bb. 1780 Dobbs Co-Francis Langston, John Langston.
cc. 1786 Gates Co, TL Demsey Langston, Isaac Langston, Thos. Langston.
dd. 1792 Granville Co, NC William Ray Will -EXR-Friend, James Langston.
ee. May 1796 Benj. Merrit Est -Acctg. by James Langston & John Williams.
ff. Patent Land Surveys, State of South Carolina, Index to Land Acquisitions, 1770-1820, Located in Greenville, Laurens, Newberry, Spartanburg, & Union Counties:
i. Bk A 1784-1786:
a. John Langston, SR P 63, 639 AC Both sides of Langston's Creek, of Reedy River, near Paris Mountain Oct. 15, 1784.
b. John Langston, JR P 35, 620 AC Both sides of Langston Creek, of Reedy River.
c. Joseph Langston, P 178- 640 AC on Langston Branch of Reedy River.
d. Hugh McVey, P 151, 280 AC Little River.
e. Solomon Manghan P P 257 140 AC Jones Br, Thicketty Crk.
f. Solomon Manghan , P 258 103 AC Br. of Muncum's Crk of Thicketty Crk.
g. Jane Bennett, P 164, 145 AC small br of Dutchman's Crk.
h. John Bennett, P 274 450 AC Lawson's Fork of Pacolet Riv.
i. Thompson Bennett P 264 340 AC Thompson's Crk of Pacolet Riv.
ii. Book C, 1785-88 (book B missing)
a. John Bennett P 260 167 AC Br of Dutchman's Crk.
b. James Blackstock P 168 92 A br. of Saluda Riv.
c. William Blackstock P 96 100 AC S/S Tiger Riv.
iii. Book D, 1788-1799:
a. Aaron Langster, P 221, 190 AC Sugar Crk., Spartanburg Co.
b. Joseph Langston, P 241, 624 AC Langston Crk., Reedy River, Greenville Co.
c. Thomas Bennett, P 134 743 AC Thompson's Crk. Spartanburg Co.
iv. Book E, 1791-1803:
a. Solomon Langston, P 2, 166 AC Enoree River, Spartanburg Co.
gg. South Carolina Land Grants:
i. Jechonias Langston, 4/3/1786 489 AC 96 Dist.
ii. Joseph Langston, 640 AC Jan 5, 1784 96 Dist.
iii. Joseph Langston, etal 30 AC 96 Dist., 12/6/1790.
iv. Solomon Langston, 266 Ac 96 Dist., 11/7/1791.
hh. Abstracts of Old 96 & Abbeville, SC:
i. George Thompson Est. 1783 Box 92, Pack 2278. Wife, Lucy; Children: Burrel, Samuel, Fanny, George, Selah, Stephen, & Balam Thompson.
ii. Sept 22, 1783- Est of Absolum Langston Box 55, Pack 1316; Adm: Christian Langston; Sec: Thomas Williams, Jno. Smith;
Inventory & Appraisal by Nich. Howard, William Smith, Peter Renfro; Estate Sale Buyers: Christian Langston, Nathan Langston, Caleb Langston, Daniel Langston.
iii. 1783 Thos. Jones Est Box 50, Pack 1164 Est Adm by Elizabeth Jones, Sec: Jas Jones, Solomon Langston, Ralph Smith.
iv. John Langston Estate, Sept 24, 1785 Box 54, Pack 1277. Adm. by William &, Lydia Bennett, (not clear here), James Langston, Jno. Langston, Bennett Langston. Inventory by Thomas Weaver, William Blackstock, Bennett Langston.
v. Sept. 17, 1785-Estate of John Blackstock (of Laurens Co.) Box 4, Pack 79. Exrs: Bro James Blackstock; names wife Neomy, Son William Blackstock; Inventory by Solomon Langston, Thomas Murphey, Jesse Holder.
ii. Greenville Co., SC Deeds:
i. Oct. 31, 1788 William Cooper of Laurens Co., Planter, to Agnes Couch, 200 AC located S/S Enoree Riv. b/b John Blackstock, & Wm. Cooper Wts: John D. Couch, Solomon Langston.
ii. Apr 24, 25, 1788 William Cooper of Laurens Co., to Solomon Langston, of same, 200 AC in Laurens Co., on waters of Enore Riv., b/b Anthony Miller, Thos. Murphey, John Blackstock, & Wm. Cooper., Sr. Wts: Wm Cammill, Agnes Couch, John Mathesoni.
jj. 1790 Greenville Co, SC Census, p. 68:
i. Elizabeth Langston 1 Fe & 7 slaves.
ii. John Langston 2 M over 16, 4 Fem.
iii. Joseph Langston 3 M over 16 and none other.
iv. Mary Langston 2 M over 16 yrs, 1 M und 16 yrs, 5 Fem. total.
v. Hugh McVey 1 M over 16, 5 M und 16, 6 Fem., 1 Slave.
kk. Nov 22, 1794 James Langston of Chatham Co., NC to Solomon Langston of Laurens Co., SC, 639 AC land grtd. John Langston (Sr.) dated June 14, 1784, which fell to James Langston, heir at law, eldest son (living) at time of death of John Sr., located in Greenville Co, SC. Wts: Solomon Langston Jr., James Langston Jr., & Asa Langston.
ll. Jan 22, 1796 Solomon Langston to Joab Smith of Laurens Co., 100 AC where John Dodd formerly lived, being pt. of grt. of 639 AC sold by James Langston to Solomon Langston. (Occ. Rights reserved for Sarah Dodd during her nat. life.) Wts: Thos. Edwards, Mary Langston, Mary Ann Edwards.
mm. There are several other deeds on the Langston family here.
i. 1800 Laurens, SC., Solomon Langston.
ii. 1800 Pendleton , SC., -James Langston, Solomon Langston, Asa Langston.
iii. Will of Solomon Langston, Laurens, SC, Feb. 20, 1810 Pro in Court, Aug 15, 1825. Named: Wife Sarah; Sons: Henry Langston, Solomon Langston, Bennett Langston; Dtrs: Amy Christopher, Laodicea Springfield, Patty Jones, Sarah Miller, Selah Stiles; Mentions Mary Holder; Wts: John Hitch, John Stiles, Boxie X Wheat.
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