Lenoir County, North Carolina
From the Walter Dunn Family Bible: Cynthia Ann Jane was born 26 May 1834 the daughter of Walter and Cynthia Dunn and died 11 Nov 1860. She married John Tull on 29 Dec 1852.
Their children were: Henry, m. Myrtle Wootten and Cynthia, m. Geo. A. Grimsley. North Carolina Wills by Alexander Martin
NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts by Martha Mewborn Marble - Selected deeds from the existing Lenoir County Deed Books found at the Courthouse in Kinston. They include all re-registered deeds, deeds that refer back to earlier deeds and deeds that imply inheritance.
5 Jan 1854 Bk 7 p 213 Indenture - William W. Dunn to John Tull - $3,000 for 293 acres tract NS Neuse and known as Lot # 2 in the division of the lands of Walter Dunn, Sr., dec, adj Lot # 1, Flat Branch, up the river. Wit: Stephen White, W. B. Rhem. Enrolled 8 June 1854, Stephen White, ROD. Re-enrolled 9 Oct 1885, Geo. L, Hodges, ROD. NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts
15 March 1858 P 26 Indenture John Tull and Cynthia his wife to William W. Dunn for natural love and affection for our brother and $10 the late Walter Dunn Sr., dec by his Will submitted to the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions on Jan Term 1851 devised to Cynthia Dunn, widow of sd Walter during her life 2 tracts "the house tract together with the Lewis C. Desmond and Elizabeth land" adj Henry Tulls corner of the William Lovick land, corner of Henry Black land, Wooten Branch to Jericho Swamp, to Daniel Desmond land, to Popular Branch, William Crooms land, to the house tract, to Henry Tulls corner of the land bought of William B. Rhem and wife, Rudy Branch, Shadrack Loftin, John C. Washington, to Henry Tulls corner of the Lovick land 700 acres sd Walter Dunn in the next to last clause of sd Will devised the above lands after the death of his wife, Cynthia, to be equally divided between Martha Ann J. Dunn, William W. Dunn, Synthia Ann Dunn, Thomas F. Dunn, Almyoa R. Dunn and Melissa A. Dunn provided they all live to be 21 years old or marry the above children are his 6 youngest if they arrive at 21 or marry they are to receive their portion leaving the rest in common stock the sd Cynthia Ann Dunn has intermarried with the sd John Tull and we convey our share to him. WIT: Geo. Washington. Cynthia privately examined. Enrolled 30 June 1858, Stephen White, ROD. Re-enrolled 12 June 1885, G. L. Hodges, ROD. NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts
NOTE: It is not clear if this second deed was a re-enrolled deed or one to replace the original.
P 442 Deed no exact date but around the 15th of March 1858 Samuel H. Rountree and Martha J. his wife executed a deed to William W. Dunn for $300 the late Walter Dunn Sr. dec by his Will probated Jan Term 1851 devised to Cynthia Dunn his widow for her life 2 tracts viz 1st the home tract together with the Lewis C. Desmond and Elizabeth Desmond land adj Henry Tulls corner of the William Lovick land, Henry Blackland, Wootens Branch, Jericho Swamp, Daniel Desmonds land, Poplar Branch, William Croom, the Croom home tract, Henry Tulls corner of the land bought of William B. Rhem and wife, Reedy Branch, Shadrack Loftin, John C. Washington of 700 acres Dunns Will specified after the death of his widow the land was the be divided between Ann J. Dunn, William W. Dunn, Cynthia Ann Dunn, Theresa F. Dunn, Almira R. Dunn, and Melissa H. Dunn, provided they all lived to be 21 or marry should any not live or marry then the rest to be divided equally between my youngest 6 children - the sd Martha Ann J. Dunn intermarried with the sd Samuel H. Rountree the Rountrees were pd $300 by William W. Dunn for their undivided interest. ____ Nov. 1885. WIT: Wright Sanders. Martha privately examined. Enrolled 30 June 1886, Geo. L. Hodges. NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts
12 Dec 1870 Bk 7 p 210 Indenture Robt. H. Rountree and Cynthia his wife to Winnie R. Tull wife of John Tull - $10,000 for 2 tracts adj John Tull, Walter Dunn Sr., dec, Martha A. J. Rountree wife of S. H. Rountree, and known as the Tower Hill and Lewis B. Cox places 691 acres. Wit: George Rountree, A. J. Loftin. Winnie privately examined. Enrolled 9 May 1871, Book 39, p 318, A. C. Wadsworth, ROD. Re-enrolled 8 Oct. 1885, Geo. L. Hodges, ROD. NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts
1 Nov. 1875 Bk 8 p 399 Deed John Tull and Winnie R. his wife to Everett R. Rouse - $2,000 for 207 acres tract adj Leander Falkner, James Falkner, John R. Phillips, John C. Washington, Cynthia Dunn, Jericho Branch. Winnie privately examined. Enrolled 27 Dec 1875, Book 43, pp 294, 295, James K. Davis, ROD. Re-enrolled 27 March 1886, Geo. L. Hodges, ROD. NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts
28 Jan 1881 Bk 2 p 68 Everett R. Rouse and wife Betty F. Rouse to Edward R. Stanly Tull - $1200 for 68 acres tract adj Mrs. Cynthia Dunn, John C. Washington, Jericho Branch, Leander and James Faulkner's corner and tract is all the land conveyed by John Tull on 1 Nov 1875 to sd. E. R. Rouse. WIT: W. H. Worth. Enrolled 16 Feb 1881, B. L. Taylor, ROD. NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts
25 Feb. 1886 Bk 8 p 336 Deed John Tull and W. R. his wife to Albert L. Rountree - $6,500 for 290 acres tract adj Henry Tull, John Tull, upper end of the Bright sein beach, on Neuse River, Flat Branch being part of the old Dunn tract drawn by W. W. Dunn and 30 acres of that part drawn by Mrs. Theresa F. Chadwick. Signed John and Winnie R. Tull. Winnie privately examined. Enrolled 17 March 1886, Geo. L. Hodges, ROD. NC Archives Lenoir County Deed Book Abstracts