Ralph Potts
Beaufort County, NC

Beaufort County, NC Will Abstracts, 1720-1868
Compiled by Beaufort County Genelogical Society

Ralph Potts - Town of Washington
29 March 1816

Brother William Potts who lately resided at Elford near Belford, County of Northumberland, England, $300

Sister Anne Scott and her husband, John Scott, of Holy-Will near Alawick, county of Northumberland, England, $200

Son-in-law Joseph B Hinton, 186 acres near Martin County line I bought of John G. Blount and Lemuel Cherry; also 440 acres of tract I bought Wollard lying in Martin County, $200

Daughter Sally Blount Hooker, wife of James R. Hooker, land in Beaufort County S side Pamplico River; 640 acres I purchased of Nathan Keais, 275 acres E side New Bern Road I purchased of Joseph Blount; 100 acres I purchased of Jacob Little on Tranters Creek; lots in Washington: #2, #6 in old part; 4 Negroes

Daughter Anne Potts (under age) land Beaufort County S side Pamplico River,; 437 acres I purchased of Joseph Blount; land on W side Blounts Creek (533 acres) I purchased of Joseph B Hinton who purchased of the Floyds; lots #26, #29 in old part of Washington; 3 Negroes

Son John Wesley Potts (under age) lands in Beaufort County: 150 acres on Chocowinity Bay I purchased of Hanse Potter; 100 acres I purchased of Herrington Warren; lots #13, #43, #48, #53 new part of Washington; 2 Negroes; 6 shares of my stock in the Bank of New Bern; Negro woman Molly, property left me by will of John Daun - children of John Daun and Molly his wife

Executors: Friends Thomas Smaw, Thomas Trotter, Step-Son, Joseph B Hingon, son-in-law and James R Hooker

Witnesses: William Shaw, William Spellings and James Avent

Probate June Term 1816, oaths of Wm Shaw and James Avent