Re Amelia township, I have no mention of this is my records. Re the religion, this is also unknown.
Further to my previous letter, this is the information I have:
JOHN CLELAND = Mary Perry d.20 May 1760
Ann Isabelle Cleland d. 4 Nov 1802 aged 67, Strasbourg
John Cleland House to lett April 1736 Secretary Admiralty 12 March 1754 Appointed one of his Majesty's Honourable Council for the province July 1741 swearing in of Justices Sworn in as Naval Officer for his port. Jan 31 1735 John C of Craven County makes his will Appointed head of court in formers absence Oct 25 1759 John Cleland subscribed £200 or 100 acres of land for a Glebe.
Georgetown Originally granted to Mr Perry Erroneously granted a second time to the 1st Baptist minister Mr Screven Mr Cleland claimed and received the land
Will To nephew Arch Baird, customs collector winyaw in province of Georgetown in trust for JC's sisters + neices as Archibald decides needful.Them to dispose of my lands as they may wish. Dated 17 May 1760.
Mrs Hardcastle d. 1820
Catherine Cleland claimed 700 acres Racoon Hill under a deed of gift from Mrs Hardcastle 2 July 1808. Mrs Hillem claimed the Tucker tract 1100 acres under conveyance from Mr F Kinloch at sale Suit between Catherine + Mr Kinloch administrator for Mrs Hardcastle Mrs Hardcastle born in Africa treated Catherine as her niece who was also born in Africa and brought by Mrs Hardcastle before the American revolution. Catherine recognised as daughter of Capt Cleland
Imported in the ship BROOK from London a choice assortment of ironware in casks, wire nails, hinges,axes, adies etc to be sold very reasonably by the cask. All persons indebted to Cleland and Wallace by bond or otherwise they will be sued. Jan 1 1736-7.
William Wallace left large mahogany beaurow in country house £50 gold heeded cane, pair of pistols with silver cupps £30 silver hilted sword and belt £30 silver handled cutlass £30 £2797.10.0 Charlestown 2 Sept 1741
Partnership for Cleland + Wallace expired. Mr Clelland no longer to be concerned in trade April 25 - May 3 1740
This information was gleaned from Fogartie's book depository.