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Legitimatized Citizens in 1806 North Carolina

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Legitimatized Citizens in 1806 North Carolina

Posted: 28 Jan 2013 9:13PM GMT
Classification: Query
I came across this list in the NCGenWeb Archives- StateWide files which contains the names of citizens who had their names legally changed in 1806. They are from various Counties, and some of them may be of interest to researchers whose ancestors suddenly showed up in records or those who suddenly disappeared.

An Act to alter the Names of the Persons therein mentioned, and to
legitimate a part thereof

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina,
and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the names
of David Johnston and Henry Johnston, of the county of Moore, be, and
they are hereby altered to the names of David Gastor and Henry Gastor;

the name of James Williford, of Edgecombe county, to that of James Gray;

the name of Mary Barnes, of Roberson county, to that of Mary Bledsoe;

the name of Sandford Damuel, of the county of Halifax, to that of
Sandford Wilson;

the name of Sally Evers, of Robeson county, to that of Sally Newsom;

the name of Shadrach Hinton, of the county of Sampson, and his children
James Hinton, John Hinton, Thomas Hinton, William Hinton, Elizabeth Hinton,
Sarah Hinton, Matty Hinton, Penny Hinton, Milly Hinton, Cassy Hinton,
Susanna Hinton, Barbara Hinton and Ferebe Hinton, be altered to the names
of Shadrack Pugh, James Pugh, John Pugh, Thomas Pugh, William Pugh,
Elizabeth Pugh, Sarah Pugh, Matty Pugh, Penny Pugh, Milly Pugh, Cassy Pugh,
Susanna Pugh, Barbara Pugh and Ferebee Pugh;

the name of Halcot P. Jones, of Halifax county, to that of Halcot Jones Pride;

the name of Benjamin Kemp, of Bladen county, to that of Benjamin Fitzrandolph;

the names of Eliza and Lucy Stephens, of Chatham county, to those of Eliza
and Lucy Branch;

the name of Willis Boddie, of Nash county, to that of William Willis Boddie;

the name of Frederic Eason, of Gates county, to that of Frederic Field;

the name of Elizabeth Ricks, of Nash county, to that of Elizabeth Crowell;

the name of Hilam Brooks, of the county of Beaufort, to that of Hilam Gadly;

the mane of Hollon Hogan, of Beaufort county, to that of Hullon Bright;

the manes of Mary Slade and Massey Slade, of Hyde county, to those of Mary
Mandecil and Massey Mandecil;

the names of Polly Eason, Zilphia Eason, Nathan Eason and Christopher Eason,
to those of Polly Fuller, Zilphia Fuller, Nathan Fuller and Christopher Fuller;

the names of William Sheroon and John Corey, of Randolph county, to those of
William Chandler and John Morris;

the name of David Gist, of Ashe county, to that of David Smith;

the name of Evelina Williams, of Rutherford county, to that of Evelina Terrill;

William Packnet, of Carteret county, to that of William Dumis,

The entire file can be read here:
http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/statewide/court/persons01.t...


Deloris Williams

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