|Notes for John CARAWAY IV|
|All that follows comes from James C. CARAWAY's gedcom, available on-line.265|
John and Margaret were second cousins. His grandfather John Carraway II, and her grandmother Mary (Carraway) Lovett were brother and sister.
John moved to Craven County, NC between 1726-1729. He and his sons later owned land on Carraway Creek, a small creek south of the Neuse River, and south of the present city of Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina.
28 Jul 1729 - John Carraway was witness to a land transaction between John Wendell and John Keeling for 16 acres of land. [Moore 1:5-6]
09 Sep 1730 - John Carraway and William Carraway were witnesses to the will of Peter Oxenwall, Craven Precinct, Bath District, North Carolina (present day Craven county.)
10 Dec 1733 - John CARRAWAY of Bath Co., NC, grandson and heir of John CARRAWAY the Elder late of Princess Ann Co., Va., to Anthony WALKE of Princess Ann Co. for 6 sh, one lot or one half acre of land in New Town on ye Eastern branch and Co. of Princess Ann. Signed: John CARRAWAY [PA Deed Bk 4:480]
11 Dec 1733 - (Transaction was completed with payment of three pounds and fifteen shillings.) [PA Deed Bk 4:481]
15 Sep 1742 - John Carraway and wife Margaret sold 800a for 700lb to John Wilson, land where Richard Smith lived now belonging to John Carraway. Wits: John West, John Carney, Tho Nelson [Craven Bk 1:379]
.. ... 1743 - Taxed in Craven County
02 Jul 1745 - John CARRAWAY to Aaron SMITH, son-in-law, deed of gift of 150 acres on west side of Michael's Cr. and south side of Neuse River, Craven County. [Craven Bk 3:80]
27 Sep 1745 - John CARRAWAY patent (#2878) for 200 acres, Craven Co. about a mile above Greens path on south prong of Swifts Creek and north side of said creek, joining east side of Reedy branch [Patent Bk 5:232]
06 Mar 1759 - John CARRAWAY patent (#5392) for 300 (?) acres, Cumberland Co., on east side of Black River joining a Branch. [Patent Bk 25:267]
05 Dec 1761 - John CARRAWAY patent (#5935) for 126 acres, Dobbs Co., on a Branch of Brook's (?) Swamp called Indian Old Field Branch, joining his own corner [Patent Bk 15:396]
24 Apr 1764 - John CARRAWAY patent (#7246) for 200 acres, Cumberland Co. on Stoney Run, joining the head of a Bottom [Patent Bk 17:73]
09 Nov 1764 - John CARRAWAY patent (#7438) for 366 acres, Bladen Co. on north side Main Ashpole Swamp, joining James COLE (now Dread CARRAWAY), the PROVINCE line, (a point) near Joseph OATES, and the said swamp. [Patent Bk 17:115]
.. ... 1769 - Taxed in Dobbs County.
[Moore. "Records of Craven County, Vol.1"; Landrum, Thelma Caraway. "Some Carraway-Caraway Families", 1972; 1993 files of Benjamin H. Phillips of Whitesboro, Tx.; IGI for Virginia, Batch #7611716, Sheet #84; Hoffman, "Colony of North Carolina, 1735-1764, Abstracts of Land Patents Vol 1", 1982]
|Notes for John & Margaret (Family)|
|abt 1721, Princess Anne Co., Virginia.265|
|Last Modified 21 Nov 2002||Created 10 Mar 2005 by Reunion for Macintosh|