Daniel Massengill came from Whitby, England, Yorkshire. Daniel Massengill was born 1624. Settled in Charles City County, Va., in 1653. His children moved to South Hampton County, Va...This record written by Henry Massengill, Jr., this 10th day of July, 1785. The Massengills, Massengales and Variants 1472-1931 by Samuel Evans Massengill, M.D., p. 272 Thus reads an historical … [Read more...] about The Great Massengill Mystery
Johnston County Genealogy
There were, demonstrably, two William Brights living within, what was then, Craven County during the mid 1700s. Look at the Petition to Change the Seat of Government of 1733. Among the signatories of this document were William Brite and William Bright. So, how do we differentiate between them? When examining records, read them carefully. Pay attention to details like dates, … [Read more...] about William Bright of Craven: There Were Two
A growing list of Eastern North Carolina counties now have their deeds and other records online. From now on links to all of the following Register of Deeds databases can be found via the Research Databases link in the top menu of this site. Interestingly, some counties also have Slave and Co-Habitation Records, as well as detailed land grant plats. Happy searching! … [Read more...] about Did you know online deed searches are available in several eastern North Carolina counties?