Were there 2 Archibald McHone's?I have seen the trees on ancestry.com that show Archibald McHone died 6 Jan 1842 in Carroll Co., VA.I found the following on the internet from a book entitled "Standard Encyclopedia of Procedure" Comp. by Edward E. Burns and pub. 1914:
XVI. Indictment, Death Occurring in Another State.
State of North Carolina, Stokes county,
ss. Superior court of law begun and held on the second Monday alter the fourth Monday of'September, A. 1). 1842.
The jurors for the state, upon their oath present, that William B. Dunkley, late of the said county of Stokes, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil, on the thirteenth day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, with force and arms in the county aforesaid, in and upon one Archibald McHone, in the peace of God and the state, then and there being, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did make an assault, and that the said William Dunkley, with a certain knife of the value of six pence, which he the said William Dunkley in his right hand then and there had and held, the said Archibald McHone in and upon the right hip, and the left side of the back near the backbone of him the said Archibald McHone, then and there feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did strike and thrust, giving to the said Archibald McHone, then and there with the knife aforesaid, in and upon the said right hip and the left side of the back near the backbone of the said Archibald McHone, several mortal wounds, each of the breadth of three inches end of the depth of six inches; of which said spveral mortal wounds the said Archibald McHone, from the said thirteenth day of August, in the year aforesaid, until the twenty-ninth day of the same month of August, in the year aforesaid, as well in the county aforesaid, as in the county of Patrick, in the state of Virginia, did languish, and languishing did live, on which said twenty-ninth day of August, in the year aforesaid, the said Archibald McHone, in the said county of Patrick, in the state of Virginia, of the said several mortal wounds died; and so the jurors aforesaid, upon their oath aforesaid, do say, that the said WilHam B. Dunkley the said Archibald McHone, in manner and by the means aforesaid, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought, did kill and murder, against the peace and dignity of the state.
John F. Poindexter, Sol'r. State v. Dunkley, 25 N. C. 116.