Craven County

  • 20 Sept 1737 – Martin Franck, gent. to Thomas Brown, 200 a. at mouth of Beard’s Creek
  • 22 Mar 1739 – Martin Franck, planter to William Willson – transaction for 9 slaves
  • 28 Jul 1729 – John Wixdel to John Keeling – land on E. side of Capt. James Beards Creek, surveyed by Enoch Ward, later sold to Martin Frank, Martin Frank sold to John Wixdell
  • 19 Sep 1732 – Martin Franck, Bath Co to Thos. Pittman, Bath Co., f851/640a, southeast of land that belonged to Capt. James Beard, patented by Richard Deareham, sold to Martin Franck from Edmond Gale
  • 23 May 1758 – Edward Frank & Sibilla Sheets late widow & excx of Martin Frank to Samuel Fields (land)
  • 12 Feb 1733 – Martin Franck Esqr. of Mill Creek Craven Prect. Bath Co to Phillip Miller, Cooper, same, land on SS Trent River called New Germany surveyed by Martin Frank 15 June 1711
  • 17 Dec 1733 – Martin Franck gives land in several transactions to his children — all on south side of Trent River in New Germany: Elizabeth Frank, Susannah Frank (John Frank, her brother, is mentioned as already having land), Mary Worsley, Anna Cevilla Franck, Barbarah Frank, John Martin Frank (son)
  • 17 Dec 1733 – Martin Franck sells land to Mary Timmerman – S side Trent River, Chinkapin
  • 18 Jan 1745 – Jacob Sheets & wife Sevill (widow of Martin Frank) – to John Johns and wife Philpena – sold various estate items
  • 13 Mar 1745 – Jacob Sheets & wife Sevil to Mary Timberman (sic) – sold cattle
  • 13 Mar 1745 – Jacob Sheets & wife Sevil to Barbara Franck, Spinster [ed note: I think she later married Daniel Shine]
  • 18 Jan 1745 – Jacob Sheets & wife Sevill to Catrina Sheets – various estate items and slaves
  • 13 Mar 1745 – Jacob Sheets & wife Sevill to Catrina Franck, Spinster, various estate items and slaves
  • 18 Jan 1745 – Jacob Sheets & wife Sevill to Adam Moor & wife Mary – various estate items and slaves
  • abt 1714 – Enoch Ward assigns to Martin Frank 190 acres on n. side of Neuse, e. side of Beard’s Creek
  • 1714/15, Mar 21 – Henry, Duke of Beaufort, grants for 2f to Martin Franck 190 a. on n. side of Neuse, e. side of Beard’s Creek, surveyed for Enoch Ward
  • 23 Apr 1730 – Martin Frank sells George Bould 300 a. on n. side of Neuse, adj Beard’s Creek
  • 16 Mar 1730/31 – John Barker to Daniel West 100 a. on n. side of Neuse, on west side of Beard’s Creek; part of 440 a. patented by Martin Frank 4 Apr 1720. (John Miller and John Simon, witnesses)
  • 17 Dec 1733 – Daniel West to Thos. Fulshire – 100 a. on n. side of Neuse, beg. on w. side of Beard’s Creek, part of patent to Martin Frank 4 Apr 1720.
  • 17 Dec 1733 – Daniel West to Thomas Fulshire, 100 a. on n. side of Neuse beginning on w. side of Beard’s Creek, part of patent to Martin Frank 4 Apr 1720
  • 19 Mar 1736 – Martin Frank to George Haskill, 205 a. where Phillip Morris formerly lived on n. side of Neuse and e. side of Beard’s Creek
  • 20 Sept 1737 – Martin Franck to Thos. Browne ? acres on n. side Neuse, mouth of Beards Creek
  • 14 Oct 1758 – John Vendrick to James Gallaway, 205 a. on n. side of Neuse, e. side of Beards Creek patented 4 April 1720 by Martin Franck
  • 1 Jan 1760 – Abraham Basset to John Vendrick, 45 a. on n. side of Neuse, e. side of Broad Creek (ed note: possibly Beards?) surveyed by Enoch Ward and sold to Martin Franck
  • 27 Jan 1761 – James Galloway to Isaac Reed, ? a. on Neuse River, e. side of Beards Creek; patented 4 April 1720 by Martin Franck

 

The above items were collected and abstracted from Records of Craven County, North Carolina by Elizabeth Moore.