Monthly Archives: August 2015

1803 Deed

18 Feb 1803 — John Lang to Sarah Butler … deed of gift … 10 acres joining John Sumner’s line, during her natural life, and 2 cows, sow and pigs, pot, feather bed and furniture, puter bason, dish, 2 plates … Continue reading

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Eborn Sears

ONE OF THE MORE interesting names I have come across in m research is that of Henry Eborn Sears. This was the name of a Gates County resident who lived from about 1750 to 1806. His estate record file is … Continue reading

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Lemuel Collins

ONE OF THE EARLY clues to the origins of the Collins family in Gates County, North Carolina, may be the Old Testament name “Lamuel.” “Lamuel Collins” and “Lamuel Collings” show up in Gates County tax lists throughout the 1780s and … Continue reading

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