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WikiTree Profiles: North Carolina Bastardy bonds and records

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Date: 1736 to 1957
Location: North Carolina, United Statesmap
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WikiTree Profiles: North Carolina Bastardy bonds and records, 1736-1957

Profiles are in the order that they appear in the Records,
by County

Justices set the bonds payable and depending who you where releted to, both parties bonds could be £25 to £250+. Support by the male for the child pre 1800 was £10 for the first year and £8 every year for the next 2 years. Many absconded, (Missouri was popular) few married the female.

Madison County

  1. February 7th, 1876
    Sarah Johnson, illegitimate child by John Henderson. Image #1437 and Image #1439.
  2. December 9th, 1875
    Nancy Cogdill, illegitimate child by Noah Waldrop. Image #1462 and Image #1464
  3. December 22, 1886
    Cordelia Waldrop went before J. C. Jarvis Justice of the Peace and made oath 22 December 1886, that sometime in July 1886 that Samuel Buckner made her with child. The court date was set for 22 December 1886. The resulting child was Emma Waldrop. Image #1596 and Image #1597.
  4. November 1st, 1886
    Hester Waldrop went before J. C. Jarvis Justice of the Peace and made oath 1 Nov 1886, that on15th July 1886 that Andrew Augustus Porshia made her with child near Laurel Church Madison County NC.. The court was set for 1st November 1886 and the State Prosecutor did not turn up at court. Image #1598 and Image #1599.

Lincoln County

  1. August 1st, 1795
    Elizabeth Chapman, illegitimate child by Anthony Hinkle Security: Peter Forney and Lemuel Saunders. (son of Rev Lemuel Saunders). Image #8 Image #15
  2. August 23rd, 1799
    Rachel Gabirel (pre 1803 marriage), illegitimate child by Abraham Forney. Image #10 Image #19
  3. September 20th, 1791
    Nancy Harwell, illegitimate child by Aaron Sherrill. Image #21 March 15th 1798 Image #23
  4. September 26th, 1795
    Catherine Dellinger, illegitimate child by James H*l. Image #51 October 7th, 1795 Image #55
  5. October 8th, 1793
    Elizabeth Black, illegitimate child by Joseph Beason. Security: Solomon Beason. Image #67 Both are sons of Solomon Beason died abt 1784.[1] Solomon Beason Sr was brother of Rachael (Beason) McEntire and decendant of the Nottingham Pennsylvania Beeson's.
  6. January 6th, 1796
    Polly Bishop, illegitimate child by Larkin Johnson (no relation to any WikiTree Larkin Johns(t)on's). Security: William Bishop. Image #89 November 7th, 1795 Image #91 Image #93 Image #95
  7. December 5th, 1795
    Polly Killion, illegitimate child by Jacob Hinkle. Image #107 January 2nd, 1796 Image #111
  8. January Session 1796
    Susannah Hepner illegitimate child by John Shufford. Image #119 Image #120
  9. December 10th, 1796
    Jane Rankin illegitimate child by Isaac Lowrance Jr. Image #122. Jane Rankin was daughter of James Rankin and Elizabeth Fuller. Her brother William Rankin married Mary Lowrance. Both Mary and Isaac Lowrance Jr were children of Isaac Lowrance.
  10. October 5th, 1797
    Sarah Barns illegitimate child by John Aply sic. Image #125
  11. October 22nd, 1799
    Barbara Smith illegitimate child by Henry Kistler Image #145
  12. January 2nd, 1796
    Clara Abernathy illegitimate child by James Abernathy. Image #169 Clara was under 21 and daughter of David Abernathy. David Abernathy also had an eldest son, James who married Elizabeth Cline in 1803.
  13. October 21st, 180* (Last number missing from record)
    Caty Spencer (pre marriage) illegitimate child by William Featherston. Image #184
  14. July 8th, 1806
    Sarah Davis illegitimate child by Abraham Gabriel. Image #188. Abraham Gabriel was brother of Rachel Gabirel @ #2.
  15. August 10th, 1801
    Eleanor Jackson illegitimate child by David Glenn. Image #195 Image #197
  16. August 10th 1801
    Hannah Best illegitimate child by Joshua VanDyke. Image #199
  17. August 26th, 1803
    Ann Shearwood illegitimate child by Michael Mauney. Image #210 Image #225
  18. July 8th, 1802
    Elizabeth Earnest (Ernst?) illegitimate child by James Blackburn. Image #218
  19. July 8th, 1800
    Mary Masters illegitimate child by Peter Fulbright. Image #256 Image #258. No marriage recorded between Mary Masters and Peter Fulbright other than the Bastardry Bond. Mary Masters was likely related to the Clubb/Masters of Lincoln County North Carolina.
  20. April 20th, 1808
    Peggy McCorkle illegitimate child by Francis McCorkle. Image #276


  1. Joseph Beason Orphan Bond Lincoln County, North Carolina Estate Files.

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