CRAVEN CO, NC = 1712 (was BATH 1696 discontinued 1739) MUST be better description of this county/land!)
AND may lead to the difference in names of land!msh
NEW HANOVER CO, NC = made 1729 from CRAVEN CO, NC
OTHER counties made from =



3-2-1738 JOHN SELLER land grant #3317 = 400 acres in Craven Co on S. side of Great Cotentnea, jng a pocoson, a branch and the creek 
1742 CRAVEN CO, NC=

John SELLER
William STEVENS

Abraham ODAM
Richard JOHNSTON
Samuel GILLYARD
John and Needham BRYAN



11-11-1743 JOHN SELLARS land grant #3184 = 400 acres in Craven Co on S. side of Great Cotentnea creek, jng JACOB SELLARS branch and the creek

THE NEXT JOHN and JACOB SELLERS CONNECTION  (I SEE)  = New Hanover Co, NC
which was made from CRAVEN CO, NC land in 1729. msh


There is probably More Info Here in CRAVEN CO  - Please Send


WHEN was 400 ACRES in Craven Co on Side of Great Cotentnea Creek Sold?,msh?
AND Who Owned it later?


NC ARCHIVES -LENOIR CO, NC (lays next to Craven Co)

abstract of a deed - not the original - no indication of where original is
except - Land Grant Office Book 76 p 242 - Deed - THOMAS MOORE and wife
ELIZABETH of Dobbs to WILLIAM BLOUNT of the same place - SS Great
Contentney Creek =
granted on March 1, 1743 unto JOHN SELLERS, father of said ELIZABETH
MOORE - also land granted Nov 11 1743 unto JOHN SELLES brother of said
ELIZABETH -  WIT BENJAMIN SHEPPARD, ABRAHAM SHEPPARD, JR, JAMES HINES
- to Court Dobbs County 1774 - Enrolled Office of the Register of deeds 22
 Aug 1774.

(Other references made to Land Grant office=?, msh)
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WHO ARE THESE MOORE FAMILIES?=
MOORE FAMILY HISTORY = ?
(check WM SELLERS/JOHN SELLERS = ISLE OF WIGHT CO, VA)



1755 CRAVEN =
ROBERT DIXON
NO HICKMANS
NO SELLERS

1769 CRAVEN =
CHOSEWELL DIXON
BENJ HICKMAN
BENJ HICKMAN JR



NEXT CENSUS =
1790=
1800=
SOMEONE bought this land
SOMEONE lived here
SOMEONE moved to?
OR county lines changed?
Other counties made from this land =