Item: I give and bequeath to my four daughters, JUDY, BETHANY, ZILPIAH, and MARY, the rest of my
estate to be equally divided amongst them ; it being, one feather bed and furniture and one cow and
yearling and some sheep, one linen whell, one chest, four plates (?). I do hereby appoint my two sons,
DANIEL MIDYETT and BANISTER MIDYETT, To be my whole and lawful executors and I do hereby
acknowledge this to be my Last Will and Testament and do make void and disannul all other.
Whomsoever shall appear as witness my hand and seal
Christopher Midyett
Susanah Scarbrot
[not signed
Also mentions Negroes hired out: FANNY, boy LEWIS, boy AMERICA, HETTY and her children
IItem: I give and bequeath unto my two sons, DANIEL MIDYETT AND BANISTER MIDYETT one negro
man named MARICAY, to them and their heirs lawfully begotten forever.
353. Inventory of the notes, accounts, money and perishable estate of Banister MIDYETT, dec'd., 28th
day June 1824.
[signed] Israel BROOKS, Adm'r.
The Last Will And Testament Of Archibald McCotter
The Last Will And Testament of William O'Neal
The Last Will And Testament of John Bell
Bill Of Sale For Lory
Partitioning of our enslaved Ancestor Credle line
Bill Of Sale for Noah Joanna's Brother
Bill Of Sale for William by Bannister Midyett Estate
Marriage License: Roger Smith O'Neal & Mahalia Ann Selby
Marriage License: Moses Smith & Annlizer Ballance
Marriage License: Moses Smith & Ida Mae Gibbs
Marriage License: James O'Neal & Rosella Smith
Marriage License: Morgan Midyett & Susan Fulford
Marriage License: William Smith & Julia Credle
Marriage License: Elijah Credle & Louisa Smith
Marriage License: Edward Ballance & Joanna Clark
Smith Family Tr
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Wit: Francis Midyett

On the Twelveth Day of Janurary, In the year of out Lord 1794. I, BETHANY MIDYETT, of North
Carolina, in the county of Currituck, Being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory,
Thanks be given to God for it, therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is
appointed for all mankind once to die, Do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, that is to
say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul into the hand of God that gave it and for
my body, I recomment it to the Earth to be buried in a Christianlike and descent manner at the
disreation of my executors.
I Item: I give and bequeath to my negro woman her Liberty forever to Live where and with whom she will of
my children as she shall think that they have need.
Item: I give and bequeath to my son BANISTER MIDYETT, one negro man named CHARLES, To him
and his heirs lawfully begotten forever.
The account of sales of the property of Banister MIDYETT, dec'd., by Israel BROOKS sold 28 day of
June 1824.
Mentions ½ of old Negro man named AMERICA
The very lengthy list of various buyers included: Daniel MIDYETT, Benjamin MIDYETT, L.J. PUGH,
Seleah MIDYETT (widow), Damiron PUGH, Thomas GASKILL, Nathan ONEAL, David PAINE, &
Christopher NEALE. Mentions ½ of Negro man AMERICA bought by Nathan ONEAL for $125.00.