Revolutionary War Service

(From The American Revolution in North Carolina at Carolana.com)

Henby, Dennis
Dobbs County Regiment
2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Benjamin Sheppard and Col. Abraham Sheppard.
Moore’s Creek Bridge.

Henby, Joseph
New Bern District Minutemen
2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Thomas Williams and Col. Richard Caswell. From Dobbs County.  He also served under Capt. Benjamin Sheppard. 11/4/1780, drafted under Capt. William Speight and Col. James Glasgow. aka Joseph Hemby.
Moore’s Creek Bridge.

 

A Few Census Entries:

1790 Federal Census

Dobbs County – James Henby, John Henby, Joseph Henby

1793 – Glasgow County Tax List (later Greene County)

Name: James Henby
State: NC
County: Glasgow County
Year: 1793
Record Type: Tax List
Database: NC Early Census Index

From the North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register (Volume 1):

Henby (Henley), John, Pasquotank. – June 3, 1753. Apl. Court, 1754. – Wife Mary, sons John and Joseph; wife and son John Exrs. Test, Lemuel Cook, Elizabeth Brothers.

Henby, Joseph, Perquimans. – July Court, 1752. Daughter Clarkey, sister Mary Henby, father John Henby, brother James Henby’s children, sister Elizabeth Griffin. Test, Jo. Sutton, James Anderson, John Henby.

Henby, John, Perquimans. 5 day 3d mo., 1752. Son Sylvanus, grandson Dennis (Demsie) Henby, son James, granddaughter Clarkey Henby, friend Zachariah Nixon, daughter Mary Henby and Elizabeth Griffin ; wife Hannah, son Sylvanus, and Francis Newby Exrs. July Court, 1752. Test, Nathan Henby, Samuel Anderson, Eraucis Toms.

Jones, Peter, Sr., Perquimans. 15th, 3d month, May 1751. April Court, 1752. Sons, John, William and Peter, daughters, Mary, Hannah, Sarah Sutton and Margaret Henby, grand-son Thomas Sherwood, ~and sons John and William Charles, daughter Rebecca Denman. son, Executors. Wi1liam Reed.

From the North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register (Volume 3):

Perquimans Wills

Charles, William, Nov. 2, 1770 ; Jany. Court 1771. Sons William, Joshua, Aaron and John, brother-in-law John Henby, daughter Margaret, wife Jane and father-in-law Aaron Albertson Exrs. Test, Benj. Albertson, Saml. Charles, Win. Albertson.

Charles, Samuel, 1st day, 3rd mo. 1773 ; April Court 1771. Sons John, Samuel, Sylvanus, ‘William, and Benjamin, daughters Sarah and Mary. Thos Robinson, John Henby, Jr., Exrs. Test, John Anderson, John Barclift.

Henby, Sylvanus, 1st day, 4th mo. 1767; Oct, Court 1767. Son John, Sylvanus Charles, Joseph Outlaw, wife Margaret, (Thomas Nicholson, Samuel, Charles and William Albertson, Exrs.) Test, John Sanders, Thomas Henby, Eliz Wells.

Henby, Thomas, 10th day, 10th mo., 1807; Nov. Term, 1807. Sons Sylvanus, Thomas, Elisha, John and Nathan, wife Clarky, daughters Abigail Overman, Beninah, Sarah, Mary, Hannah, Pheribe and Clarkey Henby ; son John and George Bundy, Exrs. Test,  Silas Haskett, Josiah Haskett,

Henby, Nathan, 3d, 10th mo., 1825; Nov. Term, 1825. Son-in-law Wm. Sylvester, youngest daughter Pheribe, daughter Betsey, children William, John and Nathan; brother John Henby, Exr. Test, Elijah Henby, John Nixon.

Haskett, John, 7th day, 5th mo., 1818; Feby. Term, 1819.‘ Sons John and Anthony, daughter-in-law Peninah Haskett (wife of John), daughters Mary Turner, Hannah Henby, Pleasant Jordan and Elizabeth Baglev’s children ; sons Thomas and William, Exrs. Test, Sarah White, Thos. Haskett.

Perquimans Marriage Bonds

1763. Clark, John and Sarah Henby. Dec. 2. Jos. Sutton, Isaiah Greenwhite.

1794. Bogue, Ichabod and Abigail Henby. Mch. 10. Thos. Stevenson.


From Abstracts of North Carolina Wills by J. Bryan Grimes:

HENBY, JOSEPH.
Perquimans County.

April 8, 1752. July Court, 1752. Daughter: CLARKEY HENBY. Father: JOHN HENBY. Sisters: MARY HENBY, ELISABETH GRIFFIN. Brothers: JAMES and SILVANUS HENBY. Executors: FRANCIS TOMES, JOSEPH RATLIFF. Witnesses: JO. SUTTON, SAMUEL ANDERSON, JOHN HENBY. Clerk of the Court: EDMUND HATCH.   


From North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, February 2006 edition (p. 63)

From General Assembly Session Records, House Bills, November-December 1787, Box 3

[first page]
[pencil notation: S. Nov. 29, 1787]

To the Hon’ble the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina
The Petition of the Inhabitants residen in the upper end of the Counties of Dobbs, Edgecombe [and] Wayne Humbly Sheweth.
That the great distance from their place[s] of Residence to the Court House of the County to which they Respectively belong renders their attendance on [torn] Musters and Elections inconvenent and Expencive; they therefore pray that a Seperate County be Established by the following Lines to Wit: Beginning on Great Cotentnea Creek at Craven County line, Running then[ce] to Pitt County line, thence with Pitt County line to Edge[combe] line, thence a Direct line to Geddens on the upper Bridge of Tosnot, thence a Direct line to Great Contentnea Creek Opposite the Mouth of Black Creek, thence a derect line to Wayne County line where it crosses Nawhanty Swamp, thence along Wayne line to the Head of Brittons Branch, thence a Direct line from the Head of said Branch to the Head of a Rainbow, thence down the Various Courses of Rainbow to Great Contentnea Creek, thence down the Meanders thereof to the Beginning.
And as in duty bound they will Pray, —

[second page]

John Walston
John Ward
Elias Bergeron
James Barrow
Jonas Thigpin
Shadrach [mercer ?]
Thomas Price Junr.
John garris
[Deale?] Shakelford
Needham Ward
Isaac Menshew
Brittain Moor
Thomas Hawl
William Scarbrough
Joseph Thigpin
francis Langston
Isaac Hay
Jeremea Baleman
William Whitley
William Walston
Nedham Gardner
Joseph C[illegible]
Simeon Garner
Jeremiah Mercer
John Edmondson
Benjamin Scarbrough
Joseph Ellis
James Cannon Jur.
James Cannon
Jacob Paul

[second page – second column]

Thos Pridgen
Ruffin Pridgeon
John Williams Junr.
Jonas Williams Senr.
Alexander Mathis Senr.
Jonas Williams Junr.
Alexander Mathis Junr.
Anteny Mathis
Wm Taylor
James Stanton
John Stanton
Lewes Candey
Elisha Dowing
William Ellis
Jonan. Conner
Daniel Ruff
John Thigpin
Absalom Breck
James Barnes
Isaac Bolten
William Buff
James Buff
John Price
Thomas Chittam
Stephen Weston Speight
Ruben Lay
John Bs. Speight

[third page]
Thomas Sharpe
[illegible] Barfield
Joseph [Hornby ?]
Joseph Britt
Dickson Chambi[illegible]
James Barflds
thomas Joiner
Curtis Clements
harrod Jordan [Gordan?]
James henby Juner
James henby Sr.
Stepen Salor
William Barfield

[third page – second column]
Francis Rasbury
Thos Barfield
John Riddick
Jas Wood
John Greenfeld
William Muffry
Jacob Menshew
Asal Weavr
John Weaver
Jonathan Weaver
Thos. Batman
Jeremea Beam
Edmon Beamon
Isaac Langston
Joseph Sawrey

[fourth page]

Isaac Gardiner
John Samford
Gardner Sheppard
Wms Edwards
John Singleton Sener
Robert McAlpin
Nathan Minshew
Joshua Davis
Jno. Andrews
Wm. Speight Jur.
Mathew Speight
Nathl. Price
Willm Price
Nathn. Scarbrough
William Sawney
Christopher mercar
Handy Grasard
Joseph Sullavent Ser
Joseph Sulavent Jur.
Robert Meeks
David Peelle
David Scarbrough

[fifth page]
Benj[am]in Hay
Wm [tender ?]
Jesse Hider
Delijah Daniel
George Whitley
Daniel Rodgers
James Rodgers
Wm Singleton
Joshua Bently
[Thruston ?] Rodgers
Wm Daniell
Samuel Yats
John Speight
Thos. Brembly
Abraham Ambrson
Dempsey Robrtson
Elisha Butler
John Bergeron
Phillip Walston
John Minshew
Curtis Hay
Samll. Staford
Wm Gidins
John Shakilford
James Garner
John Ward juner
Thas Price
Enoch Price
John Barrow
Abram Bagett
Nathan Baget

[fifth page – second column]

Joel Bagett
Black Bagett
Marcar Word
Sadrek Eason
David Jones
James [young ?]
Wm his W mark Hix
William Mathis
Jonas Mathis
richard mathis
richard White
Woody Belsha
William Britt
John Britt
Charls Brittenham
Enos Ellis
Jesse hicks
John muffe
John Barfeild
daniel megee
John briant
Jesse Rasbury Junr.
Daniel Rasbury
Stephen Eason
Abner Eason
John Elles
Jesse Elles
John Willson
John Sparkman
Jesse Rasbury

[sixth page]
Jesse Speight
William Moore Sr.
William Moore Jir.
Shird. Barrow
Willowby his x Mark Rogers
David Dunegin
William Robbrson
Adam Jordan
John Gawthrop
William [S conyers ?]
Danl Hall
Joseph Hall
Demcey Hall

[sixth page – second column]

Joh Garland
Lewish Clark
Josiah Garland
kenshen Garland
John Price
Thos Price
Jeremiah Hinson
Jesse hinson
Joseph Hinson
Riddick Barfield
Thos Butcher
Danel Gurnady
Edmon Littleton
William Whitley
Josiah Whitley
Simon Homes
Charles Wilson


COURT RECORDS

From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/dcourt01.txt

Folder: 1778, 1779
Information: “These are to certify that on the Minutes and Dockets of the County Court of Dobbs among other things is contained as follows, to wit:”

1775 January Court appearance docket
Parties Names: William REDDICK a. Joseph HENBY
Cause of Action: Trespass
Sheriff’s return: Not to be found
Judgements & Orders of Court: Alias
April Court appearance docket: Same. Alias executed. Deft. appeared by A.
GRAY his attorney pleads not guilty with leave &c.
July Court tryal docket: Same. Continued.
October Court tryal docket: Same.

1778 January Court tryal docket: Same
April Court  tryal docket: Same
July Court tryal docket: Same. Continued S fa [summons-sbg] for Thomas HARRINGTON
October court tryal docket: Same. Jury Sworn could not agree on their
Virdict on Motion. New tryal granted.
January Court 1779 tryal dockets: Same. Continued.
April Court tryal docket: Same.
Beside the chart is written: Jury impanelled and sworn to wit, William
ALFORD, William TYNER, Bryant LINCH, James RHODES, John POPE, Jesse
CROOM, Moses STANDLEY, Henry TAYLOR, Elisha UZZELL, Isaac WOODWARD, John
PARKER, & Reuben HAYS who find the defendants guilty and assess 10 pounds
damages. Defendant prays an appeal, granted to May term of New Bern
District Court.
On the next page is a calculation of court costs.
Date: See above
Date of: Court dates
County:  Dobbs

Folder: 1778, 1779
Information: Summons for Lewis SMITH to appear and give testimony on behalf of Joseph HENBY Defendant and William REDDICK plaintiff
Date: 15 May 1775
Date of: Summons
County:  Dobbs


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/dcourt03.txt

Folder: 1787 [2nd folder]
Information: Warrant for Joseph HENBY to appear and answer a charge by Philip MILLER of trespass, assault, & battery, damage £500.
Date: 20 November 1786
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1787 [2nd folder]
Information: Warrant for John HENBY and John WILSON to appear and answer a charge by Philip MILLER of trespass assault and battery, damage £500.
Date: 20 November 1786
Date of: Warrant
County: Onslow Dobbs


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/dobbs/court/dobsett.txt

DOBBS ACCOUNTS TO STATE

In account of state tax fees received from Marriage License issued from the 1st day of January 1785 to the 1st day of October 1789 inclusive:
1785 – July 5 – Abner Peoples
Aug 7 – Henry Leonard
Sept 26 – John Rouse Jun’r.
1786 – Feby 7 – Joseph Benson
March 1 – Thomas Branton
March 4 – John Taylor
March 22 – John Moore
October 23 – Richard Richardson
1787 – Jan 19 – William McBean
Jethro Clarke
Jan 15 – John Sugg Jun’r
Richard Phillips
Jan 22 – John Pipkin
March 23 – Ephraim Stanly
April 11 – John Askew
July 3 – Josiah Laurence
Aug’t 27 – Meridith Davis
Willoughby Adams
Sept’r 27 – William Taylor
October 17 – John Davis
Barnett Howard
Nov 7 – Henry Edwards
John Falconar
Dec 26 – Jonathan Williams
Dec 6 – James Taylor
Dec 31 – Reading Blount
1788 – February 4 – Shadrach Dixon
February 7 – Francis Dixon
February 14 – Jesse Taylor
March 10 – William Britt
April 8 – Josiah Harrell –
April 14 – Moses Gooding
June 7 – James Jackson
June 28 – John Moore
July 7 – Jacob Jester
Oct’o 10 – James Henby
Dec’r 17 – Job Smith
1789 – Feb 13 – Lazarus Pearse
March 28 – James Coward
April 6 – Thomas Smith
April 18 – James Davis
July 14 – Joseph Willson
Sept’r 6 – Graves Bright
In all 43 @ 10s = 21p 10s
Abraham Sheppard chairman of the court of the county Kinston 6 Oct 1789
sign Abrar Shepperd

================

A List of deeds recorded in the registers office
from the 1st day of January 1788 to the 1st day of October 1789.
January Court 1788
1- Moses Manning to Daniel Lane
2- George Bell to Bright Bell and others
3- Nathan Lassiter to Sam’l Holladay
4- Major Croom, Esq. to Joshua Croom, Esq.
5- Hugh Stevenson to Sherrard Barrow
6- John Vason to Sherrard Barrow
7- Simon Barrow to Jeremiah Barrow
8- John Vining to Spencer Caldwell
9- Reuben Turner to Thomas Moseley
10- Nathan Witherington to Reuben Turner
11- Mason Hern to Jesse Holmes
12- Samuel Holladay to Nathan Lassitter
13- Watkins Hart & Moses Hart to Robert Hart
14- William Walters to Matthew Mosely
15- James Hutchings to John Wilson
16- John Price & Elisha Downing to Jesse Long
17- Benjamin Caswell sher to Jeremiah Barrow
18- Hester Stringer to Lott Croom & others
19- Titus Carr to Benja. Bryant
20- Benja. Caswell Sher to Micajah Barrow
21- Chas. Markland Senr. to Chas. Markland Junr
22- C. Markland Senr to John Markland
23- C. Markland to N. Markland
24- Jacob Griffith to wife and children
25- James Henby to John B. Brand
26- John Coart to Moses Westbrook
27- Thomas Gatlin to Avan Jordan

A list of deeds recorded in the Registers Office of Dobbs county
from the 1st day of January 1790 to the 31st day of December
following inclusive:

April Court 1790

Benjamin Caswell Sheriff etc to Christopher Christophers
John Waterer Senr to Regimilik Waterer
John Waterer Senr to John Waterer Junr
Charles Markland to John Markland
Richard Byrd Senr to Nathan Byrd
John Thompson to Peter Arnett
Thomas Morriss to Sampson Morriss
Simon Turner to Jeremiah Barrow
Leonard Loftin to Elkanah Loftin
Benjamin Albertson to John Henby
John Jones to Jesse Jones
Simon Bruton to Jester Kunningham
James Fleetwood to Jester Kunningham
Robert Hart to William Ormond Senr
Abraham Sheppard to James Glasgow & Richard Caswell esqrs
Mark Heath to Joshua Goodson
Trustees of Kinston to Joseph Hatch
Trustees of Kinston to Joseph Hatch
Samuel Lamford to Benjamin Sheppard
John Speight to Stephen W. Speight

A list of deeds proved in the county court of Pleas and Quarter sessions held
for Dobbs County from the 1st day of January 1785 to the 1st day of
January 1787

January Term 1785
James Lawson to Joshua Byrd                   William Jump to Robert Hill
Geoffrey Stanset to Thomas Dail               Will Blount to Sam’l Holladay &
________
Lemuel Wade to James Young                    Alexr Turner to Robert Wetherington
Dorothy & Daniel Young to Major Croom         James Henby to Travis Thigpen
Levi Chalecraft to Mills Barfield             Travis Thigpen to Will Moore
Travis Thigpen to Will Speight Esq            Will Grizzard to Sam’l Moore
John Speight to the same                      Benja. Herring to Bryan Whitfield
Thomas Dail to Will Thomas                    John Williams to Lydia Rasbury
John Hardison to the same                     Rich’d Caswell to Sam’l Loftin
Thomas Dail to Will Ormond                    Abra Taylor to John Taylor
John Baker to Elisha Baker                    John Grant to Sha’d Campbell
Benj’a Skinner to Lem’l Hardy                 Sam’l Stringer to John Coart


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/dobbs/court/court2.txt

Dobbs – Lewis Smith – 15 May 1779 – test in behalf Joseph Henby – against wm. Reddick


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/dobbs/court/court5.txt

Dobbs County – Joseph Henby – court 20 May 1787 – issued 20 Nov 1786 – answer Phillip miller of the said county of Dobbs a plea of trespass assault & battery & the damage 500 lbs. specie – Robert White sh

Dobbs County – James Henby & John Wilson – court 20 May 1787 – issued 6 Feb 1787 – to answer to Phillip Miller of a plea of trespass assault & battery – damage 500 lbs.


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/dobbs/court/dobsmis7.txt

Dobbs County – Joseph Henby – court 20 May 1787 – issued 20 nov 1786 – answer Phillip miller of the said county of dobbs a plea of trespass assault & battery & the damage 500 lbs. specie – Robert White sh

Dobbs County – James Henby & John wilson – court 20 May 1787 – issued 6 Feb 1787 – to answer to Phillip Miller of a plea of trespass assault & battery – damage 500 lbs.


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/rcds3262.txt

FOLDER 1789

Summon JAMES FLEETWOOD for the State against THOMAS HENBY  DOBBS CO

THOMAS HENBY indictment of assault upon SARAH MUSSICK      DOBBS CO

Summon JOHN COWARD to testify in behalf of State vs JOHN and THOMAS HENBY    DOBBS CO

Summon THOMAS HALL to testify in behalf of State vs JOHN and THOMAS HENBY      PITT CO

Summon JOHN BACHELOR BRYAN and RICHARD MATTHEWS for State vs JOSEPH HENBY, TIM McCARTNEY and WM WILLIAMS     DOBBS CO

THOMAS HENBY and THOMAS WARION failed to appear in court   PITT CO


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdc1790.txt

Folder: 1790
Information: Summons for William MATHEWS, Elizabeth WILLIAMS, Sally BRETT, Rebecca BRETT to testify against Henby William WILLIAMS, Thos. HENSLY, & Jno. Chrs. PONSONBY
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Summons
County: Dobbs


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdc1790_2.txt

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY & William WILLIAMS
Date: 20 Nov 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY for assault on John BARFIELD on the 20th Mar 1790
Date: 20 Nov 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY and Thomas HENBY for assault on John MUSICK on 9 Mar 1789
Date: 20 Nov 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY for assault on John MUSICK on 10 May 1789
Date: 20 Nov 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY, William WILLIAMS, & John Charles PONSONBY for breaking into house of William BRITT
Date: 20 Nov 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Summons for John MUSICK Senior and John MUSICK Junior to appear and testify against Thomas HENBY and John HENBY
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Summons
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY and John HENBY for assault on John MUSICK the elder on 10 Jan 1790
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY for assault on Sarah MUSICK
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY for assault on John MUSICK Junior
on 10 Jan 1790
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY for assault on Joseph PATE
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY for assault on John BARFIELD on
20th Mar 1790
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY and Thomas HENBY for trespass on the
house of William BRITT
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY and Thomas HENBY for assault on John MUSICK
on 9 Apr 1790
Date: 20 May 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Order to Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Dobbs Co. to send trial records regarding indictment of Graves BRIGHT. Attached is a document from that court which is very faded. It is an indictment against BRIGHT for assaults on Joseph TILLGHMAN and Richard TILLGHMAN. Then there is an unreadable sentence that appears to have the names M. HANDY, county atty. and Thomas HENBY, prosecutor. Then says that after the indictment was brought forward as a true bill, said BRIGHT pled guilty and submitted to the mercy of the court. [This is very faded. There is a clearer copy later in the folder].
Date: 9 Feb 1790
Date of: Event
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Clearer copy of indictment earlier against Graves BRIGHT. Unreadable sentence in previous document clearly says that M. Handy is county atty. and Thomas Henby prosecutor.
Date: 9 Feb 1790
Date of: Event
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Indictment of William WILLIAMS, yeoman, Joseph HENBY, yeoman, and Timothy (torn), yeoman for assault on (torn).
Date: 2? Dec 1789 (day torn away)
Date of: Event
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Order that Dobbs Co. court send records of trial of James HOLMES and William ANDREWS and the rendition of the judgement against them. Attached is very faded court record that says that HOLMES and ANDREWS were indicted for assault on Joseph TILLGHMAN and Richard TILLGHMAN. Signed by M. HANDY, county atty. and Thomas HENBY, prosecutor. When presented with the bill of indictment, both pled guilty.
Date: 9 Feb 1790
Date of: Event
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Benjamin Caswell, sheriff of Dobbs, being ordered to bring forth the body of Thomas HENBY and failing to do so, is amerced £50.
Date: May term 1790
Date of: Order
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1790 (second folder)
Information: Oath by Benjamin Caswell that he had arrested Thomas Henby as ordered on a charge of assault (as best he remembers), and kept him in gaol for some time, but that the gaol in Dobbs having burned, he had no way to confine his prosoners and being obliged to attend to his other buseness, they made their escape ­since which time his sheriffallry is expired.
Date: Nov term 1790
Date of: Oath
County: Dobbs


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdcr1791.txt

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arresr warrant for Thomas HENBY and John HENBY on charge of assault of John MUSICK, 9 Apr 1789 (On back: 3Not to be found. John HENBY in Georgia. Graves BRIGHT, shff. Thos. abscond2).
Date: 19 Mar 1791
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY and William WILLIAMS on a misdemeanor. (On back: 3Not to be found. HENBY  in Georgia. WILLIAMS absconds. Graves BRIGHT shff2).
Date: 15 Mar 1791
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY on charge of assault on John MUSICK on 18 May 1789
Date: 19 Sept 1791
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY on charge of assault of Joseph PATE
Date: 20 Nov 1791 (On back: 3Not to be found.2)
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY and John HENBY on charge of assault on John MUSICK on 10 Jan 1790 (On back: 3Not to be found. Jno. HENBY is gone to Georgia. Thos. HENBY absconds)
Date: 19 March 1791
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Warrant for Thomas HENBY for assault on Sarah MUSICK (On back: 3Not to be found2).
Date: 20 Nov 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY, William WILLIAMS, and John PONSONBY for a misdemeanor (On back: 3Excd. on Thos. HENBY and Wm. WILLIAMS. J.C. PONSONBY not to be found. Supposed to be at Cumberland.2)
Date: 19 Sept 1791
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY for assault on Joseph PATE 7 Feb 1789
Date: 19 Sept 1791
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY on charge of assault on John BAREFIELD 20 Mar 1790 (Back: 3Not to be found2).
Date: 19 Mar 1791
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Summons for John HENBY and James HOLMES to appear and testify on behalf of Nathan LASSITER.
Date: 20 Sept 1791
Date of: Summons
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1791 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY and John HENBY on charge of assault on John MUSICK on 10 Jan 1790 (Back: 3Not to be found2)
Date: 20 Nov 1790
Date of: Warrant
County: Dobbs


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdcr1792.txt

Folder: 1792
Information: Appearance bond for William WILLIAMS with Joseph HENBY and Jesse ROE, bondsmen.
Date: 19 Mar 1792
Date of: Bond
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1792
Information: Summons for Thomas HENBY, William WILLIAMS, and Joseph HENBY and Jesse ROWE to respond to forfeit recognizance for Thomas HENBY and WILLIAMS, who failed to appear.
Date: 19 Mar 1792
Date of: Summons
County:  Glasgow

Folder: 1792
Information: Appearance bond for Thomas HENBY with William WILLIAMS and Joseph HENBY, bondsmen to appear for trial.
Date: 12 Mar 1792
Date of: Bond
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1792
Information: Appearance bond for William WILLIAMS and Thomas HENBY with Joseph HENBY and Jesse ROWE, bondsmen to appear for trial.
Date: 15 Mar 1792
Date of: Bond
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1792
Information: Appearance bond for John HENBY with Joseph HENBY and Jesse ROWE, bondsmen to appear and stand trial.
Date: 15 Mar 1792
Date of: Bond
County: Dobbs

Folder: 1792
Information: Summons to John HENBY, Joseph HENBY, and Jesse ROWE to appear to forfeit bond for John HENBY, who failed to appear. (On back: John HENBY not to be found).
Date: 19 Mar 1792
Date of: Summons
County:  Glasgow

Folder: 1792
Information: Summons to Thomas HENBY, William WILLIAMS, and Joseph HENBY, to appear to forfeit bond for Thomas HENBY, who failed to appear.
Date: 19 Mar 1792
Date of: Summons
County:  Glasgow

Folder: 1792
Information: Summons to Willliam WILLIAMS, Joseph HENBY, and Jesse ROWE to appear to forfeit bond for William WILLIAMS, who failed to appear.
Date: 19 Mar 1792
Date of: Summons
County:  Glasgow

Folder: 1792 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY on several charges: Assault on Joseph PATE February 27 1789. Assault on Sarah MUSICK April 7 1789. Assault on John MUSICK April 9 1789. Assault on John MUSICK Senior January 10 1790. Assault on John MUSICK the younger on January 10 1790. Assault on John BARFIELD March 2 1790. Setting fire to the dwelling house of William BRIT Jan 17 1790. (On back: Taken and carried before a Justice and entered into Recognizance).
Date:19 Sept 1792
Date of: Warrant
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1792 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY on several charges: Assault on John MUSICK April 9 1789. Assault on John MUSICK May 10 1789. Assault on John MUSICK the elder January 18 1790. An assault on John MUSICK Junr. January 10, 1790. An assault on William BRIT on January 16 1790. (On back: “The defendant arrested on the Second day of March 1793. By force Broke custody and fled from me. M. HOLLIDAY, sheriff”).
Date:19 Sept 1792
Date of: Warrant
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1792 (second folder)
Information: Arrest warrant for Thomas HENBY, William WILLIAMS, and John C. PONSONBY on charge of assault. (On back: “Executedd on the Bodys of Wm. WILLIAMS and John C. PONSONBY. Thos. HENBY not to be taken..”).
Date: 19 Mar 179??
Date of: Warrant
County: Glasgow


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdcr1793.txt

Folder: 1793
Information: Appearance bond for Thomas HENBY with Joseph HENBY and Thomas GRIZZARD to appear and answer following charges: 1. assault on Joseph PATE, 27 Feb 1789; 2. assault on Sarah MUSICK on 7 Apr 1789; 3. assault on John MUSICK, 9 Apr 1789; 4. assault on John MUSICK senior 10 Jan 1790; 5. assault on John MUSICK the younger 10 January 1790; 6. assault on John BEARFIELD 20 Mar 1790; 7. setting fire to the dwelling house of William BRIT 17 Jan 1790.
Date: 23 Feb 1793
Date of: Bond
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1793
Information: Appearance bond for Thomas HENBY with Moses FIELDS Esqr.. and Enos ELLIS to appear and answer various charges against him.
Date: 4 Sept 1793
Date of: Bond
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1793
Information: Summons for John HENBY to forfeit bond on a charge of failing to appear
Date: 19 Sept 1792
Date of: Summons
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1793
Information: Summons for John BARFIELD and William BRITT to appear and testify against John HENBY. [Back: Executed on BRITT; BARFIELD not found]..
Date:19 Mar 1793
Date of: Summons
County: Glasgow


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdcr1794.txt

Folder: 1794
Information: Order to notify Thomas HENBY that he appear at the next court to show cause why he should not forfeit his bond for failing to appear.
Date:19 Sept 1794
Date of: Order
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1794
Information: Summons for John HOLIDAY to appear and show cause why he should not forfeit bond for Thomas HENBY‘s failure to appear.
Date:19 Sept 1794
Date of: Summons
County: Glasgow


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdcr1795.txt

Folder: 1795 (folder 2)
Information: Arrest warrant for John HENBY, indicted for assault.
Date: 19 Mar 1795
Date of: Warrant
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1795 (folder 2)
Information: Appearance bond by John HENBY with Benja. SHEPPARD & Zechariah HART, securities. (Assault charge).
Date: 25 Sept 1795
Date of: Bond
County: Craven

Folder: 1795 (folder 2)
Information: Notice to Benjamin SHEPPERD to appear and show cause why he should not forfeit his recognizance for the appearance of Thomas HENBY who failed to appear. [2 copies of this in folder-sbg].
Date: 19 Sept 1794
Date of: Notice
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1795 (folder 2)
Information: Summons for John COWART to appear and testify against Thomas HENBY and John HENBY. (Back: “Not to be found.”).
Date: 19 Mar 1795
Date of: Summons
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1795 (folder 2)
Information: Summons for William BRITT, William MATTHEWS and Rebecca BRITT to appear and testify against Thomas HENBY, William WILLIAMS, and John C. PONSONBY.
Date: 19 Mar 1795
Date of: Summons
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1795 (folder 2)
Information: Summons for John MUSICK and Sarah MUSICK to appear and testify against Thomas HENBY.
Date: 19 Mar 1795
Date of: Summons
County: Nash, Lenoir,  Glasgow

Folder: 1795 (folder 2)
Information: Summons for John MUSICK and Sarah MUSICK to appear and testify against John HENBY and Thomas HENBY.
Date: 19 Mar 1795
Date of: Summons
County: Glasgow


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdcr1796.txt

Folder: 1796
Information: Bail for John HENBY paid by James HOLMES and William ANDREWS. HENBY indicted for several counts of Trespass, Assault, and Battery
Date: 5 Sept 1793
Date of: Bail
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1796
Information: 1) Appearance bond for Etheland? SMITH with John Bachelor BRAND and Thomas HENBY, bondsmen to appear and answer charge against him. 2) Appearance bond for Martin Gardiner SHEPPARD with Graves BRIGHT and Ta? ELLIOT, bondsmen to answer same charge. [Note: Benjamin Sheppard was J.P who received bonds-sbg].
Date: 16 Sept 1796
Date of: Bond
County: Glasgow


From http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/craven/court/nbdcr1797.txt

Folder: 1797
Information: Appearance bond for Nathan MINSHAW with Thomas HENBY and Fredrik FARRELL (?), bondsmen.
Date: 16 Sept 1796
Date of: Bond
County: Glasgow

Folder: 1797 (second folder)
Information: Summons for John HOLLIDAY to appear and testify on behalf of Jesse LASSITER against Thomas HENBY.
Date: 19 Sept 1797
Date of: Summons
County: Glasgow