Deans

Studio shots, no. 107: Polly Boykin Deans.

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Polly Boykin Deans (1883-1962).

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In the 1900 census of Springhill township, Wilson County: farmer Kisseah Boykin, 41; children Polly, 19, James, 18, John, 16, and Charley, 9; and niece Nannie Potts, 10.

Ernest Deans, 25, of Taylors township, son of Alfred Rice and Amanda Deans, married Polly Boykin, 22, of Taylors township, daughter of Joe Boykin and Kissy Boykin. Hilliard Ellis Jr. applied for the license, and a justice of the peace performed the ceremony in Wilson.

In the 1910 census of Springhill township, Wilson County: on Wilson & Raleigh Road, farmer James E. Deans, 33; wife Pollie, 29; and children James T., 6, and John H., 3.

In the 1920 census of Crossroads township, Wilson County: farmer Earnest Deans, 43; wife Pollie, 39, and children Tommie, 15, Johnnie, 13, Clarence, 10, Naomi, 9, and Clenon, 5.

Clarence Deans died 10 March 1926 in Crossroads township, Wilson County. Per his death certificate, he was born 27 August 1907 in Wilson County to Earnest Deans and Pollie Boykin; was single; and was a tenant farmer for E.B. Capps.

In the 1940 census of Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland: Sarah Powell, 50, widow; her daughters Ruth, 19, and Anna Powell, 16; and niece Polly Deans, 55, widow. All had lived in Wilson, North Carolina, in 1935, and Sarah and Polly worked as domestic servants.

Clinton Earnest Deanes registered for the World War II draft in 1940 in Wilson County. Per his registration card, he was born 12 October 1914 in Wilson County; he resided in Baltimore, Maryland; his contact was Polly Deanes; and he was employed by U.S. Construction Company.

Polly Deans died 24 March 1962 in Crossroads township, Wilson County. Per her death certificate, she was born 6 July 1883 in Wilson County to Joseph Barnes [sic] and Kizzie Barnes and was widowed. Informant was Johnnie Deans. She was buried in Rocky Branch cemetery.

Photo courtesy of Ancestry.com user jmt1946808.

Rev. J.T. Deans and the Kenansville Association.

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Though Rev. J.T. Deans lived in Wilson (A), the four Missionary Baptist churches he pastored — Mount Gilead, Willard, Shoulder’s Branch, Union Chapel — were in Mount Olive (B), Willard (C), Castle Hayne (D), and Currie (E), North Carolina, respectively. Wilson to Mount Olive is 40 miles. Wilson to Castle Hayne is 108 miles.

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In the 1920 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 514 Lodge Street, school principal James T. Deans, 53, wife Mary, 34, and children Rosevelt, 16, James Jr., 9, Walter, 5, Therodore, 3, and Dixie, 2 months, and boarder Daniel Gunn, 57, a tobacco factory worker.

James Thomas Deans died 20 December 1939 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was 74 years old, born in Nash County to Sarah Deans of Nash County, resided at 514 South Lodge Street, was a preacher, was married to Ada Drewcilla Deans, and was buried in Warsaw [Duplin County], North Carolina. Ada D. Deans was informant.

Minutes of the Forty-Ninth Annual Session of the Kenansville Missionary Baptist Association (1919).

Where did they go?: Indiana death certificates, no. 2.

Death certificates of Wilson County natives who died in Indiana.

  • Caroline Shirley Simms

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Caroline Simms died 30 July 1922 in Indianapolis. Her death certificate reports that she was born September 1850 in Wilson, North Carolina, to Robert Shirley and Caroline Barnes.

Jefrey Simms, son of Willis Hagans and Dicey Simms, married Carolin Barnes, daughter of Robert Dupree and Meneney Dupree, on 19 April 1869 in Wilson County. In the 1870 census of Stantonsburg township, Wilson County: Jeffrey Simms, 24, wife Caroline, 21, and an unnamed one month-old daughter.

In the 1880 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: North Carolina-born laborer Jeff Sims, 35, wife Carline, 25, and daughters Martha, 10, Maliza, 6, Lillie, 3, and Laura, 1.

In the 1900 census of Indianapolis, Center township, Marion County, Indiana: at 746 Walnut, North Carolina-born widow Caroline Simms, 47, a washerwoman, with daughters Mary, 27, Laura, 21, and Bessie, 17. Mary was a divorced washerwoman. Laura was a servant, and Bessie, the only child born in Indiana, was a student.

In the 1920 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: at 2323 North Rural Street, Virginia-born Robert Evans, 43, hotel porter, Indiana-born wife Elizabeth, 33, public school teacher, and North Carolina-born mother Caroline Sims, 63. (All described as white.)

The death certificates of her daughters Mary Simms Berry and Laura Simms Clemmons are here.

  • Stella Tomlinson Maxwell

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Stella Maxwell died 17 October 2000 aged 100. Her death certificate reports that she was born in Wilson County, North Carolina, on 24 April 1900 to Ernest Thomlingson and Nancy Newsom.

  • Lewis Henry Deans Sr.

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Lewis H. Deans died 25 January 2004 in Indianapolis. His death certificate reports that he was born 11 October 1913 in Elm City, North Carolina, to Joshua Deans and Julia Arrington.

In the 1920 census of Toisnot township, Wilson County: Josuah Deams, 62; wife Julia, 39; and children Glendora, 19, Minnie, 14, Daisy, 13, James, 11, Ernest, 9, Allen 8, Louis, 6, Armon and Norman, 4, John, 2, and Mary and Martha, 8 months.

In the 1930 census of Toisnot township, Wilson County: on the By Road, Josh Deans, 71; wife Julia, 50; and children James, 21, Louis, 16, Orman and Norman, 15, John, 13, and Mary and Martha M., 10, Josh A., 9, and Julia, 7.

Lewis left Wilson County in the 1930s. In 1938, he married Gilberdia T. Lathery in Macomb County, Michigan, north of Detroit. Their marriage license listed his residence as Washington, D.C., and occupation as porter.

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  • Lilly Evora Simms Harris

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Lilly Harris died 8 February 1911 in Warren, Marion County, Indiana. Her death certificate reported that she was born in Wilson, North Carolina, on 26 January 1875 to Jeff Simms and Caroline Shirley. [See above.]

In the 1880 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: North Carolina-born laborer Jeff Sims, 35, wife Carline, 25, and daughters Martha, 10, Maliza, 6, Lillie, 3, and Laura, 1.

In the 1900 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: at 1818 Rural, day laborer Robert Harris, 24, and wife Lillie, 23.

  • Louisa Artis Hester

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Louisa Hester died 10 June 1921 in Indianapolis. Her death certificate states that she was born 27 December 1923 in Wilson, North Carolina, to Lewis Artis and Louisa Artis.

In the 1900 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: at 1021 South West Street, day laborer William Hester, 55, wife Louisa, 53, Indiana-born daughter Clarissa McGown, 23, son-in-law Nathen, 25, a railroad porter, grandson Harreld, 5, and granddaughter Babe, 2 months.

In the 1910 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: train cook Ned McGowan, 36, wife Clara, 36, and children Harold, 15, and Abbie, 10, plus William Hester, 58, and wife Louisa Hester, 62.

  • Henry Joyner

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Henry Joyner died 11 February 1940 in Indianapolis, Indiana. His death certificate reports that he was born 15 October 1861 in Wilson, North Carolina to unknown parents.

On 24 January 1882, Henry Joyner, 24, married Annie Knight, 26, in Wilson County.

In the 1900 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: at 1117 North Tremont Street, Henry Joyner, 49, wife Anna, 35, and children Edwin, 13, Stella, 11, Laura, 9, George, 7, Thomas, 4, and Cora, 2.

In the 1910 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: at 1117 North Tremont Street, Henry Joyner, 55, wife Annie, 44, and children Edwin, 23, Laura, 19, George, 16, Thomas, 14, Cora, 11, Cecil, 9, and Henry, 7. Edwin was born in North Carolina; the other children in Indiana.

In the 1920 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: at 1117 North Tremont Street, Henry Joyner, 60, wife Anna, 5o, and children Laura, 28, George, 26, and Thomas, 24.

In the 1930 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: at 2858 Highland Place, Henry Joyner, 73, wife Annie C., 65, son George E., 36, grandsons Harry Booker, 10, and Chas. R. Joyner, 7.

  • John D. Kersey

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John D. Kersey died 24 June 1901. His death certificate reported that he was 13 years old and born in Wilson, North Carolina, to Walter D. Kersey and Anis Williams.

  • Walter D. Kersey

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Walter D. Kersey died 30 March 1915 in Indianapolis’ City Hospital. His death certificate reports that he was born 28 May 1862 in North Carolina to John Kersey and Julia Richardson.

In the 1870 census of Wilson, Wilson County: blacksmith John Kirsey, 45, wife Julia, 42, and children Louisa 19, Idella, 16, John, 13, Walter, 10, and Robt., 9.

In the 1880 census of Wilson, Wilson County: blacksmith John Kersey, 61; wife Julia, 53; and son Walter, 21; plus boarder William Joyner, who worked in the blacksmith shop.

In the 1910 census of Center township, Marion County, Indiana: widower Walter Kersey, 40, a blacksmith, was a boarder in a household at 914 Weikel Street.

  • Sidney Lucas 

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  • Martha Ann Simms Ratcliffe

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Martha Ann Ratcliffe died 12 February 1961 at her home at 711 Dorman Street, Indianapolis. Her death certificate reports that she was born 8 May 1871 in Wilson, North Carolina, to Jeff Sims and Caroline Shirley. (See Caroline Simms above.)

In the 1880 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: North Carolina-born laborer Jeff Sims, 35, wife Carline, 25, and daughters Martha, 10, Maliza, 6, Lillie, 3, and Laura, 1.

In the 1900 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: day laborer Xanophene Sims [sic], 35, wife Martha, 29, and children Roy, 4, Wallie, 3, and Ruth, 5.

Martha and Xenophon Ratcliffe lost a son, Wayne, on the same day he was born, 19 June 1908. In 1916, another tragedy struck Martha Simms Ratcliff’s family:

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Indianapolis News, 2 May 1916.

In the 1920 census of Indianapolis, Indiana: Kentucky-born Xenophon Ratcliff, 63, a school board janitor; wife Martha, 55, a cook; Walter, 22, meat presser in a packing house; Ruth, 21, , Carrie, 20, Elizabeth, 18, Jeff S., 15, Martha, 13, and nephew Walter Ratcliff.

Cemeteries, no. 4: New Vester Baptist Church cemetery.

As discussed here, New Vester is one of the oldest extant African-American congregations in Wilson County. Its large, well-maintained cemetery holds the remains of several men and women born prior to the Civil War.

  • Richard J. and Lucy Boykin Jones

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Lucy Boykin, daughter of George and Mary Boykin, married Richard Jones on 8 September 1870 at minister J.J. Wilson’s. In the 1880 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: farmer Richard Jones, 35; wife Lucy, 25; and children Catharine, 8, James R., 7, Louisa, 4, Geneva, 3, and Rosa L., 10 months; plus mother-in-law Mary Boykin, 45. In the 1900 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: farmer Richard Jones, 65; wife Lucy, 52; sister Cherry, 50; granddaughter Annie, 9; brother Joseph Huston, 50, and nephew Weston Huston, 25.

  • Gray and Eliza Shaw Bailey

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In the 1870 census of Spring Hill township, Wilson County: Thomas Shaw, 36, wife Katy, 37, and children Frances, 16, Eliza, 14, Fox, 12, David, 11, Martha, 4, and Mary, 2.

In the 1900 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Gray Bailey, 56; wife Elizer, 44; children Annie, 14, Bessie, 11, Thomas, 5, and Catharine, 10 months, plus daughter Polly Taburn, 28, and her children Miley, 5, Burnis, 2, Earnest, 2, and Lillian, 6 months. In the 1910 census of Old Fields township: Gray Bailey, 65, wife Eliza, 54, and children and grandchildren Thomas, 14, Miley, 14, Katie, 10, Annie, 26, Curtis A., 4, and Samuel, 2.

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  • Gray Hinnant

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Gray Hinnant, son of Martha Williamson, married Tama [Tamar] Hinnant, daughter of M. and Alley Hinnant, on 19 February 1895 at Thomas Hinnant’s. Witnesses were Rosker [Roscoe] F. Hinnant, Columbus Deans and Ransom Taylor. In the 1900 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Gray Hinnant, 48, wife Taimmer, 36, and children Emma, 17, Jarvis, 12, Lula, 8, Edwin, 16, and Arthur, 13. In the 1910 census of Old Fields: Gray Hinnant, 56, Taimer, 45, son-in-law Sefare Hinnant, and grandchildren Clinton, 6, and Kennie, 4. In the 1920 census of Old Fields: Gray Hinnant, 65, and wife Tamar, 55, on Old Wilson and Raleigh Road.

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  • Daniel Taylor

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In the 1850 census of Nash County: Willie Locust, 26, Eveline, 7, Arnol, 6, Rachel, 3, and Daniel Locust, 7 months.

In the 1860 census of Sullivants district, Nash County: in the household of white farmer William Rentfro, Evaline, 18, William, 16, Rachael, 14, and Daniel Locus, 10.

In the 1870 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Daniel Locust, 21.

In the 1880 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Daniel Locust, 32, wife Lucinda, 25, and children Mary, 8, and James R., 5.

In the 1900 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Daniel Taylor, 56, wife Lucinda, 43, and children Ardellis, 18, Willie T., 17, Joseph, 15, Martha, 12, Allis, 10, and Jesse, 6. In the 1910 census of Old Fields township: widower Daniel Taylor, 55, listed as a hired man in the household of white farmer Reuben Pittman. In the 1920 census of Old Fields: Daniel Taylor 70, with grandson Alvin Perry, 8.

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Harry Dunston married Mary Stancil on 28 December 1897 on Oneal township, Johnston County. In the 1910 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Harry Dunston, 58, his wife of 6 years Livia A., 46, and children James, 10, Pearly, 7, Percy, 7, Alparada, 3, and Ollie, 1 1/2. (Close by, the family of Gray and Eliza Bailey.) His wife Livan, daughter of Best and Clara Locus Taborn, died 29 April 1947 and is buried at New Vester. Harry Dunston’s death lists his birthplace as Wake County and his parents as Ben Dunston and Harriett Hester.

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  • Silvia Mariah Deans

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In the 1880 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Sylvia Deans, 46, with children Jane, 11, Simon, 9, and Columbus Deans, 6. [Silvia Deans apparently was not married. The marriage and death records of her sons John Simon and Columbus name their father as Jordan O’Neal, who appears in the 1870 and 1880 censuses of Wilson County in Spring Hill township.] In the 1900 census of Old Fields township: Columbus Deans, 23, wife Rosa L., 22, children Silvanes, 3, and Gray C., 1, and mother Silva Deans, 54. Next door: John Deans, 28, wife Ada P., 23, and grandmother Emily Taylor, 75. In the 1920 census of Old Fields township: Columbus B. Deans, 44; wife Rosa Lee, 41; children Savanah, 22, Gray C., 20, Allinor, 17, Walter Kelley, 16, Bennie H., 14, William T., 12, James K., 10, George L., 9, and Lucy J., 7; grandchildren Ella W., 6, and Lossie Lee, 3; and mother Sylvion Deans, 74. In the 1930 census of Old Fields: Columbus B. Deans, 54; wife Rosa L., 52; children and grandchildren James K., 21, Lucy J., 17, Ella W., 16, Lossie L., 13, Jessie, 8, Willie, 4, and Callie, 2; and mother Silvia Deans, 84.

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  • Angeline Hinnant

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In the 1880 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Randall Hinnant, 33, Angeline, 26, and children J. Thomas, 10, James H., 8, Lilly Ann, 6, and Roscoe F. Hinnant, 4. In the 1900 census of Spring Hill township, Wilson County: Randall Hinnant, 55, Angeline, 48, George W., 16, Sallie A., 14, Survayal, 5, and “hired girl” Susan Hinnant, 40. In the 1910 census of Old Fields township: George Hinnant, 24, wife Elizabeth, 22, daughter Mary L., 1, mother Angeline, 58, and Percy Hinnant, 7. In the 1920 census of Old Fields: George Hinnant, 35, Elizabeth, 30, Mary L., 11, James, 9, Mary Lee, 7, Martha May, 6, and Charlie T. Hinnant, 1, and mother Angeline Hinnant, 70.

  • Alonzo Terrell

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In the 1880 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: Alonzo Terrell, 35, wife Jane, 30, and children Mariah, 15, John, 10, Mary, 7, Ellis, 4, Andrew, 2, and an unnamed infant, 1 month.

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In the name of God Amen, I Bartley Deans, Senior, of the County of Wilson and State of North Carolina, being weak in body, but of perfect mind and mercy, blessed be God for his goodness towards me, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, in manner and form following, that is to say after my decease, and being decently buried at the discretion of my Executors and friends, and all of my just Debts is paid out of what it has pleased God to bless me with, I leave the balance of my property to be disposed of in the following manner to wit:

Item, I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Salley Hinnant and her three children, four negroes, namely the negro woman Hestor, I give and bequeath to Salley Hinnant, my daughter, the Negro Man Jerry, I give and bequeath unto my grandson William Hinnant, the Negro Boy Bunyan, I give and bequeath to my grandson Ransom Hinnant, the girl Sithey, I give and bequeath to Aby Rentfrow and all the increase she may have hereafter to them, their heirs, and assigns for ever. I also give to my daughter Salley Hinnant one Negro child named Zilley.

Item, I give and bequeath unto my Son James Deans, five Negroes, namely Mosey, Hack, Ben, Isaac and Molley and one hundred and forty-four dollars and seventy-five cents to be raised and paid out of my estate to him, his heirs and assigns for ever. I also give and bequeath unto Frances Deans one Negro Girl named Patty.

Item, I give and bequeath to my grandson Bartley Applewhite two Negroes namely Matey and her youngest child named Amos, and Seventy-two dollars and thirty-seven cents to be raised and paid out of my estate, to him, his heirs, and assigns for ever.

Item, I give and bequeath to my Grandson Elisha Applewhite two Negroes, namely Cresay, and her youngest child, namely June, and Seventy-two Dollars and thirty-seven cents to be raised and paid out of my estate to him, his heirs, and assigns for ever.

Item. I lend to my son Bartley Deans, Junior and his wife Dearing of both of their life times all the land that I own on the North east side of the little Swamp consisting of two Tracts of Land, that formerly belonged to Kesiah Williamson and was sold at her death by the Clerk Master of Equity, for a division amongst the lawful heirs, and the other tract of land lies on the North East side of the little Swamp whereon he now lives, supposed to be four hundred acres in the home tract, and about three hundred in the row tract. And I leave all the above land that lies on the North East side of the little Swamp, and I also leave the above lent land, both tracts to be equally divided between my four grandsons, namely Jackson Deans, David Deans, Jessie Deans, and Stephen Deans, and after the death of my son Bartley Deans, I give and bequeath unto my four grandsons above named all of my right, title and claim to the above lent land to them, their heirs, and assigns for ever. I also lend to my son Bartley Deans, until they are called for, the use and labor of four negro girls, Mendy. I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Tempay Ann Deans, and the negro girl Linda – I give and bequeath unto my granddaughter Elizabeth Little and the negro girl Charity – I give and bequeath unto Mahala Deans, and the negro girl Pashey – I give and bequeath unto my granddaughter Martha Deans – my sons youngest daughter, to be divided as above mentioned to them, their heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath unto my son Bartley Deans, Junior one hundred and forty-four dollars 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 assigns for ever.

Item, I give and bequeath to my son Wilie Deans, one negro woman named Lear, and her child named John and one Negro Man Blacksmith, named Harry and a negro boy named Minggo, and I also give to my sons oldest daughter Mary Ann Williamson, one Negro Girl named Catey with what I have heretofore given them, their heirs and assigns for ever. Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Charles Deans the tract of land whereon he now lives, called the Peele land, containing four hundred and fourteen acres be the same, more or less. I also give & bequeath unto him four negroes, namely Virgil and Rachel, and their two children, namely Henry and Louis. I also give to my son Charles Deans, one hundred and forty-four dollars and seventy-five cents, to be raised out of my estate and paid over to him, his heirs and assigns for ever.

Item, I lend to my daughter Tempsy Winborn during all her life time, one hundred and fifty acres of land, called the Pecasan Land, adjoining William Hinnants land, on the south side of said land, and Nancy Godwin on the North side of said land. I also lend her five negroes namely, Thaney, Jason, Nisey, Louisa and Edmund and I give to my daughter Tempsy Winborn, one horse or mule her choice, one sow and pig, two cows & calves, one featherbed, stead, and furniture and after my decease and the probate of this will is duly proven and confirmed by the County Court of Wilson, for my Executors at the first sale at the Pecason, to deliver up all the above lend property, land & negroes, to my daughter Tempy Winborn, during of her life-time, and the increase of the Negroes from the date of this Will, if any, and after the delivery of the above lent property, to my Daughter Tempy Winborn at the pecason, I authorize my Executors to lay off and allot to my daughter Tempy, out of crop and Stock, one whole years provision, for her and her family, and stock, and after the death of my daughter Tempy Winborn, I leave all of the above lent property, both land and Negroes to be equally divided between all of Catherine Hinnants children, Lenoire Hinnant and Lucy Hinnant, and all the rest of the children that Catharine Hinnant may have, by her husband William Hinnant hereafter, to have an equal part of the above lent property with the two children that is now born, for which I give and bequeath unto them all at that day, if any more leave children.

Item, I give and bequeath to my youngest Son, Jeremiah Deans, my home plantation to him, his heirs and assigns for ever. I also give and bequeath to my son Jeremiah seven negroes, namely Darkes, Rhuben, Peter, Silvey and her two children named Louisa and Piettey and Bryant. I give him one Brandy Stile, Cap and Worm, and all the Cider Casks and two cows and calves, two sows and pigs, two Ewes and Lambs and one Mule and breeding Mare, his choice; I give him two featherbeds, bedsteads and furniture to both beds, six sitting chairs, one desk and one Chaney press, with all glass and eathernware in it. The Chaney press stands in the great house. I also give him two pots and pot hook racks, one dutch oven, one frying-pan, one gredil, one case Knifes and forks, and six table spoons and one table, to him, his heirs and assigns for ever. I also give him one years provision out of my Crop for his family and Stock.

Item, I leave all of my personal property that is not given away nor lent in this will to be sold on credit of six months with interest from the date with the land lying in Wayne County, and on the south side of Quotenaey Creake at the bridge and Hadles Mill containing one hundred and fifty acres and fore likely negro boys named Ransom, Joseph, James and Randel and the money arising from the sale of the above named property and the money that is justley due me at my death to be applied in paying of all of my just debts and the legacies given away in this will and if any remainder be left I leave it to be eaqully divided between all of my children my son Dempsey ? excepted.

I nominate, constitute and appoint my son Wiley Deans and William Hinnant my hole soles executors to this my last will and testament disannulling and revoking all other wills heretofore by me made and rattifying and confirming this to be my last will and testament in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 4 day of July in the year of our Lord 1860.   /s/ Bartley Deans {seal}

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Bartley Deans (1776-1860) is listed in the 1850 census of Nash County and in 1860, after partition, in Old Fields Township, Wilson County. His will disposed of 44 enslaved people.

North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998 [database on-line], Ancestry.com.

Studio shots, no, 1: M. John & Delphia Locus.

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Martin John Locus (1843-1926) and Delphia Taylor Locus (1850-1923). John was the son of Martin Locus and Eliza Brantley Locus of southeastern Nash and later western Wilson County. Delphia was the daughter of Dempsey Taylor and Eliza Pace Taylor of northern Nash County. Their children included John Frank Locus (1869-?), Dora Locus Battle (1872-?), Kenyon Locus (1874-1940), Nancy Locus Deans (1875-?), Samuel Locus (1880-?), Edward Locus (1885-1847), Sidney Locus (1885-1955) and Susan Locus Ellis  (1890-1980).

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1920 federal census, Taylors township, Wilson County.

Many thanks to Europe A. Farmer for the photograph.