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POPE

Richard Pickett (View posts)
Posted: 946814400000
Classification: Query
Surnames: POPE, CAIN
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Family Group Record
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Husband: Josiah POPE Sr.
------------------------------------------------------------ Birth: bef 1750 NC

Death: 1805 Edgecombe County, NC

Marriage: NC

Father: West POPE (b aft 1710) ??????

Mother: Mary ??????
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Wife: Sarah CAIN
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Birth: bef 1754 NC

Death: aft 1800 NC

Father: Hardy CAIN (b abt 1707)

Mother: Rachel KNIGHT (b abt 1734)
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Children
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1 M Benjamin POPE

Birth: abt 1770
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2 M Josiah POPE Jr.

Birth: abt 1792 Wake County, NC

Census: 1800 Wake County, NC

Death: aft 1842 NC

Spouse: Lucy KENNON (m 6 Jan 1816)
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Prepared 2 Jan 2000 by:
Richard Pickett
242 Barter Drive NE
Abingdon, VA 24210-2918

540-676-0355
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FAMILY NOTES

HUSBAND NOTES: Josiah POPE Sr.
General(1): 1790 US Census Halifax District, Edgecombe County, NC: Josiah Pope: 1 Free white male of 16 years and upward; 1 free white male under 16; 6 free white females; 2
Slaves.

Believed to be West Pope's son. Rec# 10491. This is to be further researched.

Early Deeds - Edgecombe County 1759 - 1772 Vol I by Joseph W. Watson

Deedbook D - 455 Sampson Pope of Bladen County, NC to Josias Pope of Edgecombe, 7 FEB 1772 for 60 pounds Proc. money 420 acres South bank of Swift Creek. Wit.: Simon Johnson, Jacob Pope

DB - D 449 Josias Pope and wife Sarah of Edgecombe County to Jessee Johnson, 22 FEB 1772 for 20 pounds VA money a tract of 200 acres on South side of Swift Creek. Wit: Simon Johnson, West Pope, Ethelred Exum

West Pope inventory taken by Christopher Ing, admr. 3 Sep 1784, Nov Court 1784. Account of sales by Ethelred Phillips, Sheriff, 17 DEC 1784 and 5 Feb 1785. Christopher Ing was the principal buyer and Elisha Pope and Josiah Pope bought
Feb Court 1785. Division of Negroes belonging to estate, one third to Christopher and wife Mary Ing, and balance remained undivided in the hands of Joseph Sumner, guardian to the orphans, Feb Court 1787. Division of Negroes belonging to the orphans among lawful representatives to wit, John Pope,
Elizabeth Pope, and William Pope. 3 Jan 1796. May Court 1796.

Abstracts of deeds - Edgecombe County 1732- 175? as found in Halifax County - Margaret M. Hoffman William Pope of Isle of Wight County, VA to West Pope 17 Nov 1741 one shilling sterling, 420 acres south side of Swift Creek joining low
grounds of creek. Wit.: Jacob Pope and Benjamin Johnston. Reg. Edgecombe County Nov Court 1741. R. Foster Clerk of Court.

Nash County 1778 - 1868 Ruth Williams and Margarette G. Griffin (Nash formed in 1777 from Edgecombe)

Will of Hardyman Pope p 231 11 Nov 1789

Wife: Sara Sons: Elisha, Dempsey, Jessee, Joseph, Hardyman, Archibald, William Daughters: Mary Pope, Ann Pope, Susanna Newton Exer; Son, Elisha and Reuben Taylor Wit.: Jesse Johnson and Josiah Pope From Edgecombe Co. Deed Book Vol. 1 1759-1768 Deek Book C 1104(497) John Gooden & wife Hanner, Isom (X) Gooden & his wife Rachel (X), all of Edgecombe Co
to Drury Gooden of same 24 Mar 1767. 50 pounds proclamation. 173 acres which was part of a 346 acre Granville Grant to John Gooden, on the south side of Whitecoat Swamp, joining Arthur Philips, John Gooden, Drury Gooden. Wit: Dems
Speir, Josiah Pope, West Pope Oct Ct. 1767. Jas Hall CC

Deed Book 4 267(682) John (X) Sketo of Edgecombe Co to Christopher Ing of same. 4 Sep 1787 60 pounds. 125 acres which was part of a state grant to Aaron Mainer 28 Oct. 1782 who conveyed it to John Sketo 10 Nov 1784, on the north side
of Mocoson Branch, joing Exum Philips, Jesse Johnston, Great Meadow Branceh, West Pope dec'd. Wit: Jesse Johnston, Josiah Pope. Oct. Ct. 1787 Edward Hall CC

Deed Book 4 307(738) William (X)Langley of Edgecombe Co to Christopher Ing of same. 1 Aug 1788 60 pounds. 202 acres which was part of a state grant to sd William Langley 13 Apr 1780, on the south side of Swift Creek, joing West Pope
dec'd, John Battle. Wit: Jesse Johnston, Josiah Pope. Nov Ct 1788. Edward Hall CC

Deek Book 5 463(246) William (X) Langley of Edgecombe Co. to Christopher Ing of same. 2 Nov 1789 230 pounds. 100 acres on the south side of Swift Creek, joining Josiah Pope, sd Langley, Plumbtree Branch; also 157 acres, joing Pope,
sd Ing, sd Langley; 1 being a grant to Oswald Langley by King George II & the other being part of a state grant to William Langley 13 Apr 1780. Wit: Jesse Johnson, Josiah Pope. NOv Ct. 1789 Edward Hall CC

Deed Book C 979(422) West Pope of Edgecombe Co to Sampson Pope of same 3 Oct 1766 33 pounds proclamation. 420 acres, joing on the south side of Swift Creek. Wit Sim Johnson, Jacob Pope. Jan Ct 1767. Jas Hall CC

Deed Book C 1102(496) Jesse Boykin of Edgecombe Co. to West Pope 13 Jan 1767. 80 pounds VA. Negro wench Beck, Joe, Jem. Wit: Solomon Pope, Jacob Pope. Jas. Hall CC

Deed Book C 686(165) West Pope to his son-in-law William Whitehead of Edgecombe Co. 14 Apr 1764. Deed of gift Negro boys Ned, Jeffry & Robin Wit: Wm Haywood, Sarah(X) Evins. Apr Ct. 1764. James Hall CC

Deed Book D 289(292) West Pope Sr of Edgecombe Co to West Pope Jr of same. 6 Sep 1770 10 pounds NC 197 acres which has been a Granville Grant to West Pope Sr 29 Oct 1753, on the south side of Swift Creek, his own line. Wit: Ethd Exum, Simon Johnson (no probate)

Deed Book E 324(101) State Grant No 98 to West Pope Jr. 13 Apr 1780. 700 acres, joining Simon Johnson, Josiah Pope. Aug. Ct. 1781. Edward Hall CC

Deed Book D 457(449) Josias Pope & his wife Sarah(X) of Edgecombe Co to Jesse Johnson of same. 22 Feb 1772. 20 pounds VA. 200 acres, joining Swift Creek. Sd femme relinquished right of dower. Wit: Simon JOhnson, West Pope, Ethd Exum. Feb Ct. 1772. Jas Hall CC

Also found: Deed Book C 977(421 Sampson Pope of Edgecombe Co to Solomon Pope 12 Jan 1767 10 pounds proclamation. 150 acres on the north side of Maple Creek, joining Lains Road, Jno Thomas. Wit: Jacob Pope, Henry Pope. Jan Ct. 1767 Jas
Hall CC

Deed Book C 981(423) Sampson Pope of Edgecombe Co. to Jacob Pope 12 Jan 1767. 10 pounds proclamation. 150 acres on the north side of Maple Creek, joining Ricks, Lanes Road. Wit: Solo Pope, Henry Pope. Jan Ct. 1767. Jas Hall CC

Deed Book C 1103(496) Solomon Pope of Edgecombe Co to Jacob Pope. 21 Sep 1767. 15 pounds proclamation. 150 acres which had been a grant to Sampson Pope 13 Jun 1760, on the north side of Maple Creek, joining John Thomas, Williamses
Ricks, Lains Road. Wit: Henry Pope, Sampson Pope. Oct Ct 1767 Jas Hall CC

Abstracts of Will Book 1 Nash Co. NC 1778-1868

Pope, Dempsey P.411 June 6, 1835-Aug Ct. 1835 Wife: Bedah (Beady?).. SonsL
1. William, 2. Littleberry. Daus. 1. Elizabeth, wife of Richard Rose, 2. Penelope, wife of William H. Fountain, 3. Mary Pope. Ex: Son Littleberry Pope. Wit. Jacob Ing, Nathan Manning.

Pope Hardyman P. 231 Nov 11, 1789 - no probate date. Wife: Sara. Dons 1. Elisha - land whereon he lives, bought of Rogers Jenkins, 2. Demsey - land bought of Jesse Jenkins, 3. Jesse, 4. Joseph, 5. Hardyman, 6. Archibald, 7. William - these 4 youngest sons to have land whereon I live at my wife's death. Daus: 1. Mary Pope, 2. Ann Pope, 3. Susanna Newton. Ex: Son Elisha, Reuben Taylor. Wit: Jesse Johnson, Josiah Pope.

Pope, Lazarus P 61. Oct. 16, 1789 - Nov Ct 1789. Wift and Extx: Barbara - 190 A. adjoining Philander Williams, John Dew, and Drury Taylor Bro: Arthur Pope. No relationship given: Richard Pope, Arthur Pope, Jr. Winey (Winnie?) Jackson Richardson. Wit: Philander William, Drury Taylor, Absalom Wills.

CHILD NOTES: Benjamin POPE
General: 1790 US Census Halifax District, Edgecombe County, NC. 1 Free white male 16 years and upwards, 2 free white females.

CHILD NOTES: Josiah POPE Jr.
Census(2):

SOURCES
1. Early Deeds - Edgecombe 1759 - 1772 Vol I by Joseph W. Watson.
2. U.S. Census 1800. Wake County, NC :Pope, Josiah p. 754.
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