Index of Grantor Books
Johnston, Dobbs (the former Wayne), Lenoir Counties, North Carolina

In 1758, Dobbs County was formed from the eastern portion of Johnston County. (Old) Dobbs included today's Wayne, Greene, Lenoir and small portions of several other counties.

BOOK 6:  April 1758 - April 1765

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Arrendal (Arendal), William Thomas Box 201  
Arrendal, Rebecca Children 313 *
Ayler, William Thomas Thompson 563  
       
Baxter, Theophilus & others John Cotton 13  
Buzby, John William McKinney 24 *
Byrd, Robert Richard Byrd 49  
Benton, John Michael Herring 72 *
Barrs, John Thomas Williamson 83  
Benson, John Thomas Edwards 138 *
Box, Samuel Thomas Box 198  
Bradshaw, Benjamin Alexander Graddy (Grady) 202  
Brand, John Alexander Mathews 209 *
Bass, Andrew George Jurnigan (Jernigan) 226  
Boren, John & wife Moses Homes (Holmes) 230  
Bright, William John Windows 255  
Beard, John John Grantham 268  
Bright, Simon George Bell 294  
Beck, John James Oates 303 *
Bruton, Benjamin James Faulconer (Faulkner) 306  
Beavins, Morris Samuel Harrell 331 *
Boyt, George Thomas Boyt 333  
Beavin, Morris Richard Martin 338  
Bedsole, Vinson Thomas Thinkley 358 *
Barber, Peter Stephen Cobb 368  
Bardin (Bardon), Jacob Jesse Acock (Aycock) 372  
Blake, John Pool Hall 390  
Barfield, Richard Michael Murphrey 407  
Barnes, John Wright Bass 491  
Bracewell, Richard Wm Bracewell 534  
Boyd, William Thomas Core 537  
Bergerson (Bargerson), Elias John Watson 548  
Boyd, William Thomas Core 559  
Same Same 568  
Barefoot, John John Evens (Evans) 575  
Barnes, John John Mathews 577  
Burroughs, John & wife John Wooters (Wooten) 579  
Brand, John John B. Brand 581  
       
Chilton, Lazzerous (Lazarus) Jonathan Thigpen 26  
Cotton, John William Fields 33  
Clark, John Joel Fitzpatrick 43  
Caswell, Richard Thomas Lewis 57  
Cogdell, Richard William McKinney (McKiney) 95  
Same John Bratcher 112  
Caswell, Martin Alexander Harper 125  
Calcoat, James  Blake Baker 148  
(Colcoat, Richard)      
Same Same 149  
Caswell Martin Isaac Tull 177  
Clark, John Samuel Bennett (Bennet) 187  
Caswell, Richard John White 195  
Chambers, Andrew Thomas Grizzard 264  
Cade, William Abraham Shepperd 268  
Caswell, Martin George Miller 270  
Cook, Jonas John Acock 271 *
Curlee, William Micajah Rice 280  
Curlee, James Jacob Jones 347  
Caswell, Benjamin James Adair 353 *
Cotton, Joseph Lucy Belcher 364  
Cogdell, Richard Thomas Cox 400  
Cox, Thomas William McKinney 401  
Crafford, Benjamin William Raiford 403  
Cade, John Christopher Garlington 411  
Caswell, Martin Abraham Shepperd 414  
Same Same 416  
Caswell, Richard Mary McIllwain 438  
Carraway, Thomas John Brown, Jr. 442  
Caswell, Richard John White 446  
Cade, William John Dickson 481  
Carraway, John Richard Bass 505  
Cox, Thomas Richard Mason 513  
Caswell, Richard Major Croom 523  
Caswell, Richard David Gordon 596  
Dawson, Joseph Thomas Harrison 34  
Same & wife Joseph Dawson 38  
Same Same 47  
       
Draper, Thomas John Cade 189  
Dawson, Joseph, Sr. Joseph Dawson Jr. 257  
Same Same 274  
Durdenoe (Darden), Richard John Weaver 291  
Deal, Abel, Jr. David Jones 297  
Dias, Thomas John Tilghman 542 *
Dias (Dews), Thomas William Williams 546  
       
Easterling, Henry David Worrell 104  
Everett, Joseph Daniel Pierce 207  
Edmundson, Thomas Thomas Woodward 214  
Same Same 218  
Edwards, John Thomas Edwards 233  
Edwards, Thomas & wife Abraham Shepperd 239  
Edmundson, Thomas Robert Simms 262  
Edwards, Thomas Sands Stanly (Stanley) 284  
Ellis, Absalom (Absolm) Reuben (Reubin) Atkinson 488  
Easterling, Henry John Easterling 589  
       
Flowers, Simon & wife William Williamson 2  
Faulkner, Jacob Benjamin Bruton 40  
Fort, Drury (Drewry) Thomas Woodward 93  
Faulkner, Jacob John Vining 197  
Flowers, Hardy Arthur Peacock 232 *
Fitzpatrick, Edward Thomas Mosely 258  
Fort, Elias William Bracewell 301  
Flowers, Simon Same 380  
Fennell, Ephraim Abraham Shepperd 443  
Fitzpatrick, Joel John Hodges 482  
Same Richard Hodges 483 *
Fitzpatrick, Edward William Bruton 489  
Fullwood, Andrew Gideon Allen 528  
Same Same 530  
Fellows, Robert Richard Hazlewood 584  
Fooks, Thomas John Taylor 610 *
       
Grizzard, Thomas Absalom R. Wallis 96 *
Granville Richard Caswell 159  
Same Frederick Gibble 164  
Gibble, Frederick & wife Jacob Mince (Miney) 183  
Grice, Robert John Worrell 246  
Grantham, Thomas Edward Grantham 255  
Griffin, John Sr. John Griffin Jr. 282  
Grantham, John Joshua Grantham 299  
Granville William Roe 317 *
Same Thomas Edmundson 322  
Graddy (Grady), William Isaac Crow (Croom) 345  
Grizzard, Moses Simon Bright, Jr 587  
       
Hood, Stewart James Oats (Oates) 9  
Hodges, Francis John Parrott (Parrell) 11  
Holly, Edward Samuel Ruffin 29  
Hooker, Nathan William Hooker 86  
Herring, John Sarah Rouse 91  
Herring, Anthony Marmaduke Rawls (Rawles) 102  
Holmes, Christopher Jesse Croom 110  
Herring, Joseph Jacob Herring 118  
Holmes, Charles Jesse Croom 133  
Hall, Henry James Holland 144  
Hicks, William Thomas Hicks 211  
Hutchins, Robert John Linton 220  
Herritage, William Stephen Cade 242  
Same Richard Caswell 248  
Holmes, Moses John Holmes 266  
Hog (Hogg), Thomas James Oats (Oates) 278  
Henderson, Samuel Thomas Cox 286  
Holmes, George Moses Holmes 315  
Hamm, William Robert Howell 382  
Hartsfield, John Benjamin Stanley 387  
Herring, Simon Arthur Herring 389  
Hullet, William Theophilus Baxter 445 *
Hood, Edward William Douglass (Douglas) 507  
Hill, Theophilus Isaac Hill 561  
Holms, George William Dougles 507 **
       
Ivey, Robert John Spann 100  
       
Johnston, John Daniel Powell 141  
Jones, Robert Abraham Shepperd 151  
Judkins, William Thomas Aldridge (Aldreadge) 276  
Jones, Jesse Benjamin Tilghman 308  
Jones, John David Gordon 427  
Johnston, Peter William Raiford 404 *
       
Kennedy, John James Lawson 540  
Kennedy, John Abraham Bush 55  
       
Lamb, Joshua Joel Dickerson 54  
Lane, Thomas Abraham Sheppard (Shepperd) 70  
Lewis, Thomas David Hartsfield 123  
Lawhan, John Richard Jones 350  
Lewis, Thomas Matthew Jordon 370  
Lane, Thomas Barnabas Fuller 376  
Livingston, William Richard Bracewell 398  
Lamb, Jacob Thomas Briggs 544  
       
Moon (Moore), John & wife Thomas Thompson 15  
McDaniel, James Simon Homes (Holmes) 36  
Murphey (Murphy), James Samuel Samford  59  
McClendon, Lewis John Shepherd (Shepperd) 80  
Mincey (Miney), Jacob Moses Speight 89  
Miller, John Martin Caswell 116  
McClendon, Francis John Tyson 121  
McClendon, Jacob Joseph Rasbury (Rasberry) 127  
McClendon, Francis Andrew Chambers 134  
Mitchell, Alexander Alexander Mitchell, Jr. 139  
Manning, Moses Jacob Bardin 146  
Moring, John William Moring 175  
Miller, Stephen Abraham Shepperd 181  
Maund, Jonas William Wade 292  
Miller, Jerome Abraham Shepperd 392  
Same Ephraim Fennell 413 *
McIllhwain, Francis Same 413  
Moon, John Thomas Torrence 420  
Miller (Miler), Joseph Joseph Bruton 486  
Mozingo, John John Rouse 526  
McIllroy, William George A. McHenry 553  
McHenry, William Same 564  
Mahon, Patrick Joshua Grantham 586  
McTire (McTyre), Abraham Abraham Shepperd 279  
       
Overstreet, John Jethro Butler 21  
       
Potts, Robert Stringer & Stephen Potts 85  
Parker, George Thomas (James) Parker 191  
Pope, Jacob Thomas Draper 228  
Phillips, John John Griffith 235  
Pugh, James William Livingston 237  
Pate, Charles James Pate 344  
Pettit (Petit), Thomas William McKinney 536  
       
Radford, Robert John Worrell 1  
Same Same 19  
Rouse, John Simon Herring 136  
Roberts, Roger James Roberts 147  
Rasbury (Rasberry), Joseph Dennis McClendon 174  
Rice, John Michael Rasher 179  
Reaves, Jane (James) Charles Miller 185  
Rice, Micajah William Hooker 249  
Roane, Lewis John Lawhon 328  
Rhodes, Joseph James Manly 329  
Ratcliff, Joseph Jesse Webb 357  
Revell (Revelle), Joseph J. Isaac Dawson 362  
Register, John John Peacock 386  
Rasher, Michael John Collier 394  
Reynolds, Robert Charles Homes (Holmes) 396  
Revill (Revell), Joseph J. Benjamin Smith 410  
Rutherford, John Joseph Montford 436  
Reaves, Joseph William Williams 511  
Ruffin, Samuel John Bardin 558  
       
Sugg (Suggs), Absalom (Absolem) John Cotton 22  
Smith, John William Stevens 75  
Samford, Samuel Moses Speight 79  
Strawhan, Moses Ignatius Wadsworth 98  
Span, John Robert Ives 129  
Same Same 131  
Sheppard, Abraham David Smith 152  
Sarsnet, Richard John Dickson 170  
Shepperd, Abraham Thomas Williams & wife 192  
Speight, Simon John Charles

205 (305)

 
Shappard (Shepperd), Abraham William McKinney 251  
Surls (Surles), Edward John Mozingo 288  
Stanly (Stanley), Isaac Benj Bruton 289  
Simms, Robert John Weaver 311  
Spann, John John Simons (Simmons) Sr. 360  
Surls (Surles), Edward William Walker 366  
Stanly, Benjamin James Herberd (Herbert) 384  
Speight, William, Jr. John Thompson 406  
Shrivers, William Henry Goodman 451  
Shepperd, Abraham John Shepperd 477  
Same Abraham Shepperd 478  
Same William Shepperd 479  
Suggs, Absalom (Absolm) Robert Cale (Cole) 503  
Stanly, Jonathan & wife William Waddle 520  
Sullivan, Daniel (David) Jessee Jurnigan (Jernigan) 555  
Simms, Robert John Daniel 572  
Same Joseph Whitley 591  
Spann, John Solomon (Soloman) Pearson 592  
Speight, Moses Benjamin Scarborough 594  
Same Same 601  
Speight, Moses William Sorry 604 *
       
Taylor, Mary Joseph Dawson 31  
Turnage, George James Turnage 60  
Thompson, Thomas & wife John Moore 62  
Tucker, John John Baker 64  
Tilghman, Benjamin Jessee Jones 66  
Tucker, John Nathaniel Warters (Walters) 200  
Thompson, Thomas Thomas Moon (Moore) 224  
Thigpin (Thigpen), Jonathan Andrew Chambers 244  
Trustees of Kinston John Moore 418  
Same Joseph Tilghman 421  
Same John Jones 424  
Tilghman, Joseph Abraham Taylor 424 *
Trustees of Kinston Abram Taylor 428  
Same John Bryant 433  
Same William Shivers 448  
Same Lewis T. Bryant 451  
Same Thomas Smith 454  
Same Mary Jones 456  
Same George Bell 459  
Same Simon Jones 462  
Same Stephen Montford 465  
Same Joseph Montford 468  
Same Charles Young 471 *
Same Charles Young 474 *
Tyson, John John Chalcraft (Charlcraft) 484  
Thigpen, Jonathan Thomas Hicks 493  
Thompson, Thomas & wife John Cox 495  
Temple, Thomas Joseph Kolly 496  
Same Same 502 *
Thinkley, Thomas James Dulaney (Dulany) 532  
Tilghman, John Thomas Dias 542 *
Treadwell, Gellead & wife Dennis McClendon 550  
Taylor, Abraham William Jones 570  
Trustees of Kinston Thomas Fooks 607  
Same Benjamin Griffin 611  
Same Ephraim Lane 614  
Same David Gordon 619  
Same Same 623  
Same Jeremiah Slade 628  
Temple, Thomas Joseph Kolly 697 **
       
Vining, John Joshua Hodges 18  
Vining, Thomas Isaac Crow 335  
Same George Wolf (Woolf) 336  
       
Williamson, William Arthur Williamson 4  
White, Luke Benjamin Smith 6  
Webb, William Abraham Taylor 44  
Whitfield, Luke John Beard 52  
Williams, Thomas William Williams 68  
Williamson, William John Williamson 77  
Same Thomas Mail 106  
Same Simon Flowers 107  
Williamson (Williams), William Same 109  
Williams, William, Exec Peter Johnston 113  
Williamson, Thomas William Ayler (Aylor) 260  
Walters, Nathanial Drury Aldridge 273  
(Drewry Aldredge)    
Williamson, Thomas John Clark (Clarke) 340  
Walters, Nathaniel Richard Smith 341  
Same Same 343  
Same Same 352  
Whitfield, Luke Thomas Thomas 355  
Whitfield, William Isaac Crow 371  
Whitfield, Matthew Isaac Crow 374  
Webb, George Abraham Taylor 377  
Weaver, John Solomon Parsons 439 *
Same Thomas Price 440 *
Williams, Thomas Benjamin Blow 500  
Whitley, Joseph David Bond 509  
Same Armajah Hall 516  
Williamson, Thomas Richard Byrd 518  
Same John Cotton 566  
       
Young, Charles John Barefoot 305 *

* Does not appear in Grantee Index
** Does not appear in Grantor Index 
() Difference in name or spelling as appears in Grantee Index 
NOTE: In an original deed enrolled in Lenoir County on 20 Oct 1798 which conveyed a Deed of Gift between Robert Witherington and his son, Benjamin Witherington, ownership of the land is traced back to the original patent. All the mentioned deeds can be found either in Craven County Deed Books or on the Dobbs Cross Indexes except one, which indicates that deed was not indexed. Reference - Richard "Blackledge conveyed to the said Robert Witherington by a deed of sale Registered in the Secretary's office in Dobbs County bearing date the first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and sixty four". An entry between Richard Blackledge and Robert Witherington is not found in this Book or Book 5 or 7. The original deed can be found at the N.C. Archives in the Martha Moseley Collection. 

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