Newman Dunn in Craven County, NC 1745-1758

Craven County Register of Deeds

Thomas Fisher, 260 acres to Newman Dunn, Dec. 17, 1745 on the north side of Neuse River joining Michael Gesables land the same being granted by deed dated the 17th day of January 1718 to Thomas Lewis and from him to Martin Franch & Peter Reel. Other transfers from Thomas Fisher to Newman Dunn; Jocob Risenover to Newman Dunn.

Colonial Records - Minutes of the North Carolina Governor's Council
North Carolina. Council March 26, 1751 - March 30, 1751
Volume 04, Pages 1237-1242

At a Council held at the Council Chamber in New Bern the 26th day of March 1751
Newman Dunn for 100 (acres) in Craven.

Craven County, NC Court Minutes
by Weynette Parks Haun

Book III, 1742-1748

17 Mar 1746
#511. Newman Dun exhibited in court an Invy. of the goods & effect of Wm. Morgan Dec'd and proved the same according to law.

16 Sep 1746
#540. Ordered that Newman Dunn set up to sale the goods & effect of Wm. Morgan Dec'd and make return the acct. of such sale to the next court.

Book I, 1707-1775

31 May 1750
Newman Dunn planter to Hezekiah Johnson, for 3 barrels of corn each barrel 5 bushels, 25 A on NC Nuce river above Wilkinsons point beginning at mouth of Peter Eds uper Gutt on the river side on WS sd Butt being part of land sd Dunn now possesses. Images

Book IV, 1759-1756

13 Feb 1753
#145. Sarah Fulsher widow and relect of Benjamin Fulsher Dec'd as nearest of kin moved the court for Lrs. of Admn. on the said Benjamin Fulsher estate which on her entering into bond in the sum of 400 with Jacob Taylor and Newman Dunn her security was granted ordered that Mr. Secretary have notice thereof that Letters of Administration may issue accordingly.

Feb 1755
#8d. A deed of sale from Newman Dunn to Hezekiah Johnston for 25 acres of land in Craven County was acknowledged in open court by the said Newman Dunn. Let it be registered.

A deed of sale from John Reasonover to Newman Dunn of 260 acres of land in Craven County was proved in open court on the oath of Wm Carruthers Junr. Evidence thereto and ordered to be registered.

Grand Jury - Newman Dunn

May 1755
Newman Dunn produced in open court an inventory of the Esta. of Joseph Bembridge dec'd and ordered it to be filed.

Nov 1755
A deed of sale from Newman Dunn to Robt. Carruthers of a lot in sd. town No. 204 was proved in open court by the oath of Saml. Pacy evidence thereto and ordered to be registered.

Book V, 1757-1763

Feb 1758
Grand Jury
#20. Newman Dunn

Feb 1755 - Craven County Court ordered Abrigail Bambridge an infant be put under the care of Newman Dunn at the request of Jas. Benbridge and that David Guard who now has the child in his custody deliver her up accordingly and that the sd. N: Dunn take into his posession what goods & effects of Joseph Bembridge decd. He can find in the hands of any person whatever & preserve the same & return an accot. Of wt. He shall so receive to the next court. (Haun, Vol IV, pg. 108).

Craven County, NC Register of Deeds

Newman Dunn for the sum of sixty pounds proclamation money of North Carolina sold to John Bedscot one tract plantation or parcel of land on the north side of Neuse River 235 acres. Recorded: February 1756 - Images

May 1, 1761
Newman Dunn to son William Dunn one piece or parcel of land on the south side of Neuse River beginning at Arthur Johnson's line to Waterhole Branch to Earnest Grinades 100 acres.
Recorded: October 1762

New Bern District Court Civil Action Papers - NC Archives reference DSCR.206.325.1 - Folder: Supreme Court of Justice 1755-1758

George Campbell against Joseph Carruthers: Campbell charges that Elias Legardere delivered the following slaves, belonging to Campbell to Carruthers: Woman, Priscilla; Girl, Rachel; Boy, Charles; Boy, Ben. These slaves were to be delivered to Campbell by Carruthers when requested, but Carruthers did not do so. Carruthers stated that he did not have the slaves in his possession. Jury of David Dunn, Newman Dunn, Josiah Ridgway, Henry Inse, Edward Gatlin, Junr., Moses Houston, James Green, Junr., Levin Lane, Joseph Letchworth Senr., William Williams, James Leary found that Carruthers did not detain the Negroes. Date: 14 Mar 1756/March term 1757/March term 1758 - Date of: Slaves allegedly delivered/Suit brought/Suit heard

Craven County, NC - Abstracts of Deed Books 11 and 12
p 248 - 8 April l763 - John Williams, Chairman of the Court - bond for Walter Dunn aged l2 orphan of Newman Dunn - appointed to John Miller until 2l years old to teach him to be a taylor - WIT P. Ambrose, John Dudley,

Craven County, NC - Abstracts of Deed Books 8-10
p 233 - 15 Oct 1763 - William Dunn, William Spaight, Isaac Barrington - Bond for guardians of Numan, John, and Mary Dunn orphans of Newman Dunn