Note: John Deanes, George Deanes, and Bartley Deanes, for themselves andBartley Deanes and Jethro Deanes as executors for James Deanes,deceased, deed to Enos Tarte of Edgecomb County, North Carolina for alot situated in the town of Waynesborough, May 18, 1813.
Wayne County, North Carolina Deed Book 10, p. 46
From "Kinfolks of Wayne County North Carolina 1793-1832", Joseph W.Watson, Rocky Mount, NC: Joseph W. Watson, 1986, p. 113
James Deanes, Daniel Deanes, and Bartley Deanes sold land jointly,which land was conveyed to them by Will from Daniel Deanes, witnessedby George Deanes and John Deanes, December 28, 1801.
Wayne County, North Carolina Deed Book 10, p. 136
From "Kinfolks of Wayne County North Carolina 1793-1832", Joseph W.Watson, Rocky Mount, NC: Joseph W. Watson, 1986, p. 119
Demcey Deans of Lauderdale County, Alabamma appointed Bartley Deans ofNash County, North Carolina as his attorney to sell lands in JohnstonCounty and to act in his name, March 1, 1821.
Wayne County, North Carolina Deed Book 12, p. 175
From "Kinfolks of Wayne County North Carolina 1793-1832", Joseph W.Watson, Rocky Mount, NC: Joseph W. Watson, 1986, p. 166
Joseph Edwards deed of trust to Dempsey Deans of Lauderdale County,Alabama, with Bartley Deans of Nash County, North Carolina as Trustee,February 22, 1827.
Wayne County, North Carolina Deed Book 13, p. 235
From "Kinfolks of Wayne County North Carolina 1793-1832", Joseph W.Watson, Rocky Mount, NC: Joseph W. Watson, 1986, p. 208
Alfred Forbs of Pitt County, North Carolina deed to Bartley Deans ofNash County, North Carolina for land situated in Wayne County that waslaid off to David Cobb, July 24, 1827.
Wayne County, North Carolina Deed Book 13, p. 237.
From "Kinfolks of Wayne County North Carolina 1793-1832", Joseph W.Watson, Rocky Mount, NC: Joseph W. Watson, 1986, p. 209
Will of Bartley Deans Senior Wilson County, North Carolina July 4, 1860
In the name of God amen. I Bartley Deans, Senior, of the County ofWilson and State of North Carolina, being weak in body, but of perfectmind and mercy, Blessed be God for his goodness towards me, do makeand ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and formfollowing, that is to say after my decease, and being decently buriedat the discretion of my Executors and friends, and all of my justdebts is paid, out of what it has pleased God to bless me with. Ileave the balance of my property to be disposed of in the followingmanner to wit:-- Item: I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Sally Hinnant, and herthree children four Negroes; namely, the Negro Woman, Hester, I giveand bequeath to Sally Hinnant my daughter; the Negro man Jessy I giveand bequeath unto my grand-son William Hinnant; the Negro boy Bunyan,I give and bequeath to my grand-son Ransom Hinnant, and the Girl LithyI give and bequeath to Aby Rentfrow, and all the increase she may havehereafter to them their heirs and assigns for ever. I also give to mydaughter Sally Hinnant, one Negro child named Zilley. Item:-- I give and bequeath unto my Son James Deans five Negroes,namely, Mary, Hark (?), Ben, Isaac and Milley, and one hundred andforty-four Dollars and seventy-five cents to be raised and paid out ofmy Estate to him his heirs and assigns for ever. I also give andbequeath unto James Deans, one Negro Girl named Patty. Item:-- I give and bequeath to my grand son Bartley Applewhite, twoNegroes, namely Watey and her youngest child named Amus and Seventytwo Dollars and thirty-seven cents to be raised and paid out of myEstate to him, his heirs and assigns for ever. Item- I give and bequeath to my grandson Elisha Applewhite twoNegroes, namely Cresay & her youngest child namely June and SeventyTwo Dollars and thirty-seven cents, to be raised and paid out of myEstate to him his heirs and assigns for ever. Item:-- I lend to my son Bartley Deans, Junior, and his wife Dearingof both of their life times, all the land that I own on the North Eastside of the little Swamp, consisting of two tracts of Land, the Rowplace that formerly belonged to Kesiah Williamson, and was sold at herdeath by the Clerk Master of Equity, for a division amongst the lawfulheirs, and the other tract of Land lying on the North East side of thelittle Swamp, whereon he now lives, supposed to be four hundred acresin the home tract, and about three hundred in the row tract. And Ileave all the above lent land that lies on the North East side of thelittle Swamp and I also leave the above lent land. Both tracts to bedivided between my four Grandsons, namely, Jackson Deans, David Deans,Jesse Deans and Stephen Deans and after the Death of my Son BartleyDeans, I give and bequeath unto my four grand-sons above named all ofmy right, title, and claim to the above lent land to these, theirheirs and assigns forever. I also lend until they are called for, tomy Son Bartley Deans, the use and labor of four Negro Girls. Menday Igive and bequeath to my grand-daughter Tempy Ann Deanes; and the NegroGirl Lindy I give and bequeath unto my grand-daughter Elizabeth Littleand the Negro Girl Charity I give and bequeath unto Mahaley Deans, andthe Negro Girl Pashey I give and bequeath unto my grand-daughterMartha Deanes, my sons youngest daughter, to be delivered asabove-mentioned to them their heirs, and assigns for ever. I give andbequeath unto my Son Bartley Deans, Junior, one hundred & forty-fourDollars and seventy-five cents with what I have heretofore given him,to be raised and paid out of my Estate to him, his heirs and assignsfor ever. Item:-- I give and bequeath to my Son Willie Deans, one Negro Woman,named Lear and her child named John, and one Negro man Blacksmithnamed Henry and a Negro Boy named Minggo, and I also give to my Sonsoldest Daughter Maryann Williamson, one Negro Girl named Katey, withwhat I have heretofore given to them, their heirs and assigns forever. Item:- I give and bequeath unto my Son Charles Deans, the tract ofland whereon he now lives, called the Peele Land, containing fourhundred and fourteen acres, be the same more or less. I also give andbequeath unto him four Negroes, namely Virgil and Rachel and the twochildren Henry and Lewis. I also give to my son Charles Deans onehundred and forty-four Dollars and seventy-five cents to be raised outof my Estate and paid to him, his heirs and assigns for ever. Item:-- I lend to my Daughter Tempey Winborn, during all her lifetimeone hundred and fifty acres of land, called the Pecosin Land adjoiningWilliam Hinnants land on the south side of said land and Nancy Godwinon the North side of said Land. I also lend to five Negroes, namelyThaney, Jason, Nisy, Louisa, & Edmund, I give to my daughter TempyWinborn one Horse or Mule (her choice) one Sow & pigs, two Cows andCalves, one featherbed, bedstead & furniture; and after my Decease andthe probate of this Will is duly proven and confirmed by the CountyCourt of Wilson, for my Executors at the first sale at the Pecason todeliver up all the lent property, land, and Negroes, to my daughterTempy Winborn during her lifetime, and the increase of the Negroesfrom the Date of this Will, if any, and after the delivery of theabove lent property to my Daughter Tempy Winborn at Pecosin, Iauthorise my Executors to lay off and allot to my daughter Tempy outof my crop and stock one whole years provision for her and her familyand stock, and after the Death of my daughter Tempy Winborn, I leaveall of the above lent property both land and Negroes, to be equallydivided between all of Catherine Hinnants children, Tempy (?) Hinnantand Lucy Hinnant and all the rest of the children that Catharine mayhave by her husband William Hinnant, hereafter, to have an equal partof the above lent property with the children that is now Born, forwhich I give and bequeath unto them all at that Day, if any more havechildren. Item:-- I give and bequeath to my youngest Son Jeremiah Deanes, myhome plantation to him, his heirs, and assigns forever. I also giveand bequeath to my Son Jeremiah seven Negroes, named, Dantes, Rhuben,Peter, Silvey and her two children, namely Louisa and Piety andBryant. I give him one Brandy stile and worm, and all the Lids, Casks,and two cows and calves, two sows and pigs, two Ewes & Lambs, and oneMule and Breeding Mare (his choice) I give him two featherbeds,bedstead, and furniture & both bedsteads, six sitting chairs, oneDesk, one China press, with all glass and Earthenware in it. The Chinapress stands in the great house. I also give him two pots and pothook, and pot racks, one Dutch Oven, one frying pan and gredil, onecase Knives and forks and six table spoons and one table, to him, hisheirs and assigns for ever. I also give him one year's provisions outof my crop for his family and Stock. Item:-- I leave all my personal property that is not given away orlent in this Will to be sold on a Credit of Six Months, with interestfrom the Date, with the Forb's Land lying in Wayne County, and on theSouth side of Contentnea Creek at the Bridge and Hadley's Millcontaining one hundred and fifty acres and four likely Negro Boys,named, Ransom, Joseph, James and Randall, and the money arising fromthe Sale of the above-named property and the money that is justly dueme at my Death, to be applied in paying all of my just debts and thelegacies given away in this Will, and if any remainder be left I leaveit to be equally divided between all of my children, my Son Dempsey,only Excepted. I nominate constitute and appoint Willie Deans andWilliam Hinnant, my whole sole Executors, to this my last Will &Testament, disannulling and revoking all other Wills, heretofore by memade, and ratifying and confirming this to be my last Will & Testamentin Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the fourthDay of July, in the Year of our Lord, 1860
(signed) Bartley Deans, Senr
To the Worshipful Court of Wilson County, the above is my last Will &Testament in my own words & handwriting, gratifying myself in thedisposition of my property, & leaving this Will to direct you about mygifts and Loans to my heirs. I desire you to accept the same astendered you, and see that it is fully discharged and will oblige mycall.
(signed) Bartley Deans, Senr
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