Benjamin Britt

Male Bef 1774 - 1810  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Britt 
    Born Bef 1774 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Wake County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1793  Wake County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1794  Wake County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1800  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Between 26 Jul 1810 and Aug 1810 
    Notes 
    • 1786, Dec 2 -- Deed Book H Page 9-10, Wake County, NC
      Joseph Britt, Blacksmith deeded William Bridges 270 acres located East of Little Creek on both sides of Guffey's Swamp adjoining Benjamin Britt. Benjamin Britt and Rials Britt were witnesses.

      1790 -- Census Wake County, NC Page 273
      Benjn. Britt
      (16+) 1M

      1793 -- Tax List, Wake County, NC
      Benjn. Britt listed 100 acres and 1 white poll in Captain A. Hogan's District

      1794 -- Tax List, Wake County, NC
      Benjamin Britt listed 125 acres and 1 white poll in Captain A. Hogan's District

      1797, May 15 -- Land Grant #0134, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan entered a 25 acre Land Grant located on Mill Creek adjoining Benjamin Britt, William Morgan's mill tract and John Morgan Medford. Joseph Britt and James Morgan were chain carriers. Surveyed 18 Nov 1800.

      1798, Dec 1 -- Land Grant #1698, Moore County, NC
      Benjamin Britt received a 100 acre Land Grant located on both sides of Mill Creek and the mouth of Hogpen Branch adjoining the Speculators, John Morgan and Bridges. John Morgan Medford and Ryal Britt were chain carriers.

      1798, Dec 1 -- Land Grant #1830, Moore County, NC
      John Morgan Medford received a 25 acre Land Grant located West of Mill Creek adjoining Bridges and his own line. Benjamin Britt and Ryal Britt were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 70
      Benjn. Brit
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 3M 1F

      1809, May -- Trial and Appearance Docket, Moore County, NC
      Allen Morrison v. Benjn. Britt, Admstr.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 606
      Benj. Brit [Note - children of Benjamin Britt ??]
      (16-25) 1M
      (10-16) 1M
      (0-10) 3M

      1810, July 26 (written) 1810 Aug (probated) -- Moore County, NC Will Book A, Page 269
      Will of Benjamin Britt
      wife - Nancy
      children - Behuver, Ispthu, Buldu, Edwin, Tinatee and Handay
      widow of brother Rial Britt -- Rodah
      orphan children of brother Rial Britt -- Avington, Prulellah, Billasant, Claramon, Becum and Tinsay
      Executor -- Joseph Allin
      Witness -- F. Bullock, Alexr. Morrison and Britin Britt

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      In the name of God, Amen. I Benjamin Britt of the county of Moore and State of North Carolina being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God do this 26th day of July in the year of our Lord 1810 make and publish this my last Will and Testament in mannor and form following that is to say

      First. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Nancy Britt all my goods and chattels and the plantation whereon I now live with the profits of the Harvil place except such as must be sold to pay my debts if the crop on hand should be insufficient and except the land herein after mentioned for and during her natural life or widowhood and if She married the whole to be divided between her and my six children equally (to wit) Behuver Britt Ispthu Brit Buldu Britt Edwin Britt Tinatee Britt and Handay Britt and at her death the whole to be divided equally between the above named six children

      Secondly. I give and bequeath to the orphan children of my Brother Rial Britt deceased all the land on the north and west of Mill Creek that formerly belonged to said Rial Britt except the Bant field and it is my desire that Rodah Brit widow of said Rial Britt have the profit of said land so long as she remains his widow and at her death or marriage to be equally divided between the above orphans (to wit) Avington Brit Prulellah Britt Billasant Britt Claramon Britt Becum Britt Tinsay Britt & I hereby make and ordain my worthy friend Joseph Allin Executor of this my last will and Testament in Witness whereof the said Benjamin Britt have to this last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this day and year first above written

      Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Benjamin Britt the testator as his last will and Testament in the presents of us who were present at the time of signing and sealing thereof
      Benjamin (his mark) Britt - drawn seal

      F. Bullock
      Alex.r Morrison
      Britin Britt
      Moore County Aug Term 1810

      The above will was duly proven in open court by the oath of Frances Bullock witness signed proved to be recorded.
    Person ID I07550  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2014 

    DNA Tests  4 DNA tests are associated with Benjamin Britt 

    Father Joseph Britt,   b. Bef 1755,   d. Bef 1810  (Age < 55 years) 
    Histories
    Britt Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Britt Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Britt references in Moore County.
    Family ID F2402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy 
    Children 
     1. Buldu Britt
     2. Edwin Britt
    +3. Stephen Jeptha Britt,   b. 1793,   d. 1840, Copiah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +4. Belaver Britt,   b. 1790-1800
    +5. Finity Britt,   b. 1800,   d. Between 1850 and 1857  (Age 50 years)
     6. Handy Britt,   b. 03 May 1803, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1882  (Age 78 years)
    Histories
    Britt Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Britt Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Britt references in Moore County.
    Family ID F3602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Wake County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1793 - Wake County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1794 - Wake County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1810 Will Book A Page 269, Moore County, NC - Will of Benjamin Britt
    1810 Will Book A Page 269, Moore County, NC - Will of Benjamin Britt
    1810, July 26 (written) 1810 Aug (probated) -- Moore County, NC Will Book A, Page 269
    Will of Benjamin Britt
    wife - Nancy
    children - Behuver, Ispthu, Buldu, Edwin, Tinatee and Handay
    widow of brother Rial Britt -- Rodah
    orphan children of brother Rial Britt -- Avington, Prulellah, Billasant, Claramon, Becum and Tinsay
    Executor -- Joseph Allin
    Witness -- F. Bullock, Alexr. Morrison and Britin Britt
    1810 Will Book A Page 330, Moore County, NC - Estate of Benjamin Britt
    1810 Will Book A Page 330, Moore County, NC - Estate of Benjamin Britt
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1698 - Benjamin Britt
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1698 - Benjamin Britt
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1830 - John Morgan Medford
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1830 - John Morgan Medford
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #0134 - James Morgan
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #0134 - James Morgan