The following ad, taken from The Virginia Gazette, may be of interest to the descendants of William Whitehead of North Carolina.
(Parks), Williamsburg ,
From March 31 to April 7, 1738.
RAN away from the Subscriber, in Edgcomb Precinct, North-Carolina, on the 26th Day of December last, a Servant Man, named Darby Tool: He is a Shoemaker by Trade, hath but one Leg, and is an Irishman. Whoever will bring the said Servant to me in Edgcomb Precinct, or secure him, so that I may have him again, shall have Four Pistoles Reward, besides what the Law allows, paid by me,
William Whitehead. N.B. He is suspected to be gone to Cherry Point, on Potowmack ; and had in Company with him, one Mary Cullen, an Irish Woman, whom he calls his Wife.