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April 14, 1744, land patent Joseph Spruill, Jr. to John Chesson, West side Scupperlong River, adjoining Deep or Fork Branch, Cross Branch, Mr. Davenport. Witnesses: Godfrey Spruil (born 1650, article in THE STATE, August 1, 1964), Samuel Spruil.

Mar 1752, ? Davenport vs. Nicholes agreed to settlement of a court case. Minutes of the March, 1752 session of the Tyrrell County, NC Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1:117.

Jan 13,1767, Nathan Mears, Sr. to Jonathan Bateman, John Bateman, Isaac Bateman, 166 acres adjoining Davenport, Bateman, Hopkins, Caswell. (Note Nathan Mins [Mears?] deed from Ann Davenport, Dec 23, 1764 - Ed.)

Jan 21, 1769, deed Mathew Caswell et al to Nathan Bateman, Jr., 174 acres West side of Scuppernong River at head of Potato Knawed Run, adjoining Samuel Caswell, Hopkins, Davenport, Spruill, Chesson. Witnesses: John Hooker, James Phelps. (NOTE: Joseph Ansley's Tyrrell County will 8 Jun 1827 mentions "...all my land between Scupernong River & the plantation where I now live, joining Petotoe Choad Run, Mary Batmon's...Nathan Phelps,William Tarkinton,...")

Sep 8, 1773, deed Nathan Bateman to Jonathan Bateman son of John, 74 acres on West side of Scuppernong on head of Potato Knaw'd Run, adjoining Davenport, Spruill, Chesson, Samuel Caswell's former line. Witnesses: John Hooker, Benjamin Howard, Jonathan Bateman.

Mar 1776, deed William Chesson to Samuel Chesson, 100 acres West side of Scuppernong River, adjoining Cypress Swamp, Deavanport, Norman. Witnesses: Jas. Spruill, Benjn. Spruill, Benjamin Dillin. Samuel Chesson deceased by 1815 (Washington Co, NC tax list of 1815).

Oct 1, 1779, State Grant 32 to Benjamin Spruill, 216 acres adjoining the road, Sandy Outlet Branch, Warehouse Road, Second Branch, Davenport.

Jan 11, 1780, deed John Bateman to Alexander Oliver, Jr., 50 acres West side of Scuppernong, adjoining Potato Knaw'd Run, Davenport, Hopkins. Witness: Joseph Phelps, Jr. (NOTE: Joseph Ansley's Tyrrell County will 8 Jun 1827 mentions "...all my land between Scupernong River & the plantation where I now live, joining Petotoe Choad Run, Mary Batmon's ... Nathan Phelps,William Tarkinton,...")

Oct 3, 1780, deed Benjamin Spruill to John Giles, 100 acres adjoining Warehouse Road, Bridge Swamp, Second Branch, Davenport, main road. Witnesses: William Freeman, Samuel Spruill, Josiah Spruill.

Jul 29, 1800, a plat for land disputed between M. Arnold and Davenport.

 

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