Here are Metcalfe records which mention the Norris family, but this is not comprehensive.Adam Metcalfe is not listed in these records.However, you may want to check Peter Wilson Coldham's books for your Adam Metcalf.There may have been an Adam Metcalf transported to NC in the timeframe you seek, but I am not sure.
12 May 1708.Inventory of the estate of John BARWELL.Appraisers:John MEDCALF, John NORIS [Norris].28.126.L89.15.11.(Abstracts of the Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court, 1699-1708, Libers 25-28, V.L. Skinner, Jr., Brookeville, Maryland, 1993, p. 68.)
12 May 1710.Inventory of the estate of Mary BARWELL.Appraisers:John MORRIS [Norris?], John MEDCALF.Approvers:Mary HUMPHREYS.List of debts:Benjamin HOLLAND.31.127.l9.5.4.(Abstracts of the Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, Libers 29, 30, 31,32A, 32B, 1708-1711, by V.L. Skinner, Jr., Brookeville, Maryland, 1994, p. 47.)
20 May 1711.Will of Thomas NORRIS of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland.Proved 11 July 1711.Wife Sarah; brother Joseph NORRIS; father John NORRIS; father-in-law Edward PARISH; witnesses, Lidey MEDCALF, Ann JONES, John MEDCALF.(needs documentation.Provided by Michael Reagan.)
Apr 1722.Will of Edward PARISH (Parrish), A.A. Co., Apr 1722, 14th Jan 1722-23. To wife Mary, dwelling plantation "Parrish Chance and "Clary's Hope" during life; at her decease to son Edward.To John and Sarah Steward "Francis and Robert," on Brigantine's Ck. (beginning at the white gum by CLAP’S grave), during life; after their decease, to her son Thomas NORRISS and hrs.; he dying without issue, to revert to grandson John STEWARD and hrs.; he failing issue to daus. Mary and Anne PARRISH and their hrs. Son John part of "Parish's Range" in Balto. Co.; Daughter Ann and her sons John and Wm.; Son William; kinsman Matthew HAWKINS;Jacob DUHADWAY, personalty (son-in-law) and his children Edward, Jacob,Maragaret, Mary; Mary NOLAND and cousins Edward (son of Wm. Parish), Edward (son of John Parish) and John STEWARD; John AVERY and John HEDDIN personalty when free.Son Edward to let George WHITE stay where he is seated conditionally; son William to be kept at school from 10 to 18 years of age; sons Edward and John to repair the graves of testator's mother and 2 sisters; John STEWARD to repair the graves of Francis BUTLER and Robert CURTIS.Exrs:Wife and sons Edward and John.Overseers:Richard GALLOWAY, Sr. and Jr., and William RICHARDSON, Sr. Test:John NORRIS, Mary NORRIS, Margaret HOLLAND, THOMAS METCALF. Will Book 18, p. 153.(Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol. 5, Genealogical Publishing Co, 1968, pp. 144-145.)
Sept 1726.John NORRIS of Baltimore Co., Maryland purchased 150 acres of “Spring Garden.”(Record provided by Michael Reagan, now deceased.)
6 Aug 1735.John METCALF, son of John METCALF married Mary NORRIS in St. James Parish, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland.Their children:Mary b. 6 Jul 1736 St. James Parish AA; Thomasb. 1738; John b. 27 Feb 1743 St. Thomas Parish, Balt. Co.; William b. 6 Jan 1745, m. Esther Braselton abt 1766 Fred Co., MD, d. abt Nov 1826 Dawson Springs, Hopkins, KY; James b. 19 Nov 1746 St. Thomas Parish, Balt. Co.(Record provided by Michael Reagan, now deceased.)
1 Nov 1737.Will of John NORRIS, A.A. Co., 1st Nov. 1737, 5th Dec. 1740.To grandson Thomas, "Norris Addition" in the swamp.Son John and his son John, residue of lands in swamp at death of testator's wife.Sons Thomas and Benjamin, portion "Everly Hills" Balto. Co.Daughter MARY METCALF, 150 A. "Spring Garden," Balto. Co.Sons Joseph and Edward, "The Prospect," Balto. Co.To wife Mary, extx, life interest in all lands in the swamp and personal estate.At her death personal estate to be divided bet. child. John, Benjamin, Edward, Joseph, Thomas, Susannah and MARY METCALF.Test:William FOARD, Thomas ESDELL, Jacob HOLLAND, and Ambrose VESPRY.Will Book 22, p. 274.(Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol. 8, Family Line Publications, 1988, p. 111.)
21 Feb 1739.Administration of estate of John METCALFE (2), son of John METCALFE(1) [will dated 11 Jan 1727/28], died in Baltimore Co. by 21 Feb 1739 when admin. Bond was posted by Vachel DENTON with John BRICE and Thomas BALDWIN; est. Was admin. By DENTON on 10 Nov 1741; on 10 June 1740 John NORRIS of West R., A.A. Co., conveyed property to his granddaughter Mary, daughter of John MEDCALFE; in March 1746/7 METCALFE’S orphans Thomas and Mary inherited a legacy from Lydia METCALFE; John had issue by wife Mary NORRIS, whom he married on 6 Aug. 1735 in St. James’ Parish, A.A. Co.: Thomas; Mary (4:116; 12:170; 36:390; 75:397; 219-3.)(Baltimore County Families, 1659-1759, by Robert W. Barnes, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. ,1989, p. 446.)
10 June 1740.John NORRIS, of West River, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland to his granddaughter Mary METCALF, daughter of John METCALF, deceased, for love and affection, the negro girl BECKY.Signed John (X) NORRIS.Wit:George MACQUIRE and Alexander (x) KID.(Baltimore Co., Maryland Deed Records, Vol. II, 1727-1757, by John Davis, Heritage Books, 1996, p. 110)
12 Dec 1745.John METCALF, planter, of Baltimore Co., Maryland to Thomas NORRIS, of same, L250, 100 acres, crops and livestock.Signed John METCALF. Wit: Thomas SHEREDINE and Samuel OWINGS.(Baltimore Co., Maryland Deed Records, Vol. II, 1727-1757, by John Davis, Heritage Books, 1996, p. 225.)
[Per Michael Reagan this 100 acres was Murray’s Meadow.TB, #D:268,414.]
12 Dec 1745.John METCALF, planter of Baltimore Co., Maryland to Thomas SHEREDINE, of same, L28.3, servant man Charles STRANGE and servant woman Jane RUSSELL. Signed John METCALF.Wit:Samuel OWINGS and Thomas NORRIS.(Baltimore Co., Maryland Deed Records, Vol. II, 1727-1757, by John Davis, Heritage Books, 1996, p. 225.)
10 Apr 1752.Will Book 28, p. 346. Will of Clement SPINK, St. Mary's Co., 10 apr 1752, 3 June 1752.
To dau Elizabeth SPINK and Mary SPINK, all the land I hold from the mouth of a branch that makes out of the bay next to the lands of GOUGH'S (where John NORRIS nowlives) to Edward SPINK'S land, to be equally divided between them.
To dau. Anastatia SPIN [K], 50 A. that I bought of GEORGE MEDCALF, being part of "Gilmott Hills," also 31 A. and Quarter known as "All Thats Left," lying in GRINDITCH'S branch.To children:Elinor SPINK, Mary SPINK, Asastatia SPINK, Dorothy SPINK and Heneretta SPINK, after my wife's thirds, all household goods and furniture, and stock.To my three children named in the aforegoing paragraph, all my
Negroes.Wife Theresia SPINK, extx.Wit:Robt. COLE, Edward SPINK, William
RUSSELL. Will Book 28, p. 346. (Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol. 10, Family Line Publications, p. 224.)
23 Mar 1753.Inventory of the estate of Thomas LLOYD, merchant of Anne Arundel Co., numerous individuals were mentioned in the accounts including received from Andrew STRACHAN, Thomas SHERBERT, Thomas MEDCALF, John NORRIS, Clare NORRIS, Harrison LANE, Henry DARNALL, Nathaniel PHILLIPS; payments made to John GASSAWAY, John BRICE, Daniel DULANY, Esq., John WEST, Stephen WEST, Sr., Stephen BORDLEY, “for suit in Baltimore County by John METCALF,” Dr. Thomas LINGAN, Estate of Richard BENNETT, Esq.Legatees:Mary (daughter) wife of Capt. WarrenBURNE.Executor:James DICK (surviving), merchant. (Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Perrogative Court of Maryland, Libers 29-36, 1750-1754, by V.L. Skinner, Jr., Willow Bend Books, 2000, pp. 150-151.)
21 May 1753.Charles CROXALL, executor of Rachel BAILEY, Thomas NORRIS, and John and Mary METCALF, of Baltimore Co, Maryland to Dr. William LYON, of same, 150 acres, Gwins Falls, new loan on METCALF’S mortgage.Signed Charles CROXALL, Thomas NORRIS, John METCALF and Mary METCALF.Thomas & Mary WOOD.(Baltimore Co., Maryland Deed Records, Vol. II, 1727-1757, by John Davis, Heritage Books, 1996, p. 343.)
15 Nov 1753.John METCALF, butcher, of Baltimore Co., Maryland to John NORRIS, planter of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland and John DAVIS, planter of Frederick Co., Maryland, cropes…court action of Thomas GREEN.Signed John METCALF.Wit:Thomas CATTERALL and Thomas WILLIAMSON.(Baltimore Co., Maryland Deed Records, Vol. II, 1727-1757, by John Davis, Heritage Books, 1996, p. 365.)
20 May 1754.John METCALF, planter, of Baltimore Co., Maryland to Thomas NORRIS and John NORRIS, of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, 2,500 pounds of tobacco, livestock and chattel goods.Signed John METCALF.Wit:Thomas FRANKLIN and Benjamin NORRIS.(Baltimore Co., Maryland Deed Records, Vol. II, 1727-1757, by John Davis, Heritage Books, 1996, p. 367.)
30 Oct 1754.Administrative account of the estate of Joseph GASSAWY of Anne Arundel Co. Numerous individuals were listed received from including Thomas MEDCALF, Thomas NORRIS, Thomas HARWOOD, Richard HARWOOD, Joseph BELT, as bills of exchange: Thomas MEDCALF (twice). (Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, Libers 29-36, 1750-1754, by V.L. Skinner, Jr., Willow Bend Books, 2000, p. 167.)
[I did not copy page 168 which may have given name of widow.See will of Jane GASSAWAY, Anne Arundel Co., 1736 was witnessed by Richall Hill (Quaker), John HOWARD, Sarah METCALF.]
2 Dec 1754.Administrative account of the estate of John BOULD, of St. Mary’s Co. Numerous individuals are listed including received from Thomas HOWARD, Henry HOWARD, Thomas NORRISE, Clement NORRISS, Ozwell THOMPSON, John Baptist GREENWELL, payments to John Baptist CARBARY.Executrix:Susannah BOULD, now wife of William MADCALF. (Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, Libers 29-36, 1750-1754, by V.L. Skinner, Jr., Willow Bend Books, 2000, p. 173.)
[William son of George Metcalf.William and Susannah parents of Ignatius Metcalf.Is Susannah daughter of Ignatius Greenwell?]
20 May 1756.Baltimore Co., Maryland.Deed from John METCALF to Thomas NORRIS and John NORRIS for L146.87.9 and 500 pounds of tobacco for cattle, household goods, furniture.His brother John NORRIS had died 1741.(Record provided by Michael Reagan, now deceased.)
10 Mar 1760.To His Excellency Horatio SHARP Esq.r Governor & Commander In Chief, in and over the Province of Maryland; and to ye Honourable the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly. The Petition of John METCALFE. Humbly sheweth —
That your Petitioner is a Languishing Prisoner, in the Custody of the Sheriff of Frederick County, for this three Years; for divers sums of money, and Tobacco; which through great Losses, and Misfortune, is rendered uncapable of discharging the same: Your Petitioner is willing to surrender up all his Estate real, and personal, for the benefit of his Creditors Humbly prays that your Excellency, and Honours, will take his miserable unhappy Circumstances into your Consideration, and grant him such relief as to your Excellency, and honours, shall seem meet. And your Petitioner shall as in duty bound ever Pray &c.
Frederick County — We the Subscribers Justices of the peace for the said County, do certify that your Petitioner John METCALFE is a Prisoner in the said County for debt, and therefore we recommend him to Your Excellency, and Honours, as an object of Charity...I hereby Certifie that Thos. BEATTY, Jos. SMITH, Chas JONES, Pet BAINBRIDGE, Wm LUCKETT, David LYNN, Mos CHAPLINE, Jos. WOOD, Andrew HEUGH and Thos NORRIS were at the time of Signing the above Petition of his Lordships the R' Honourable the Lord Proprietary's Justices of the Peace for Frederick County. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Affixed the Public Seal of said County this 10th day of March Anno Dom 1760. Jno DARNALL Cl (Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly,Maryland State Archives Online, 1758-1761, Volume 56, Pages 513-514; Black Book No. 1, Letter 22, Hall of Records.)
10 Sept 1761.Will of John Basil GREENWELL, St. Mary's Co., 10 Sept. 1761, 13 Oct 1761.To son Joshua GREENWELL, 100 A. called Evans Quarter, whereon I now dwell, after wife Eleanor GREENWELL dies, and in case of no such hrs., then to son James GREENWELL and hrs., and in case no issue, then to Richard Langhorn CLARK, son-in-law, to him forever.To sone James GREENWELL, tract whereon WM. MEDCALF now dwells, called Pil's Wood Lane, 200 a., and if he die without issue to son Joshua GREENWELL.To son Joshua GREENWELL, some slaves.To son James GREENWELL, slaves to dau-in-law (unnamed) and son-in law Richard CLARK, 100 lbs. Tobacco.Extx:Wife.Wit. Monia MEDLEY, Mary NORRIS, James PIKE. (Will Book 31, p. 498.)
20 Jan 1768.Estate of Joseph HILL of Anne Arudel Co., Maryland, Sureties: William THOMAS, Charles WALLACE.Received from:Stephen BORDLEY, Jr., Thomas MEDCALFE, Richard HILL, Nathaniel & Samuel LANE (all not listed here)…Payments to:Thomas NORRIS due from Robert WILSON, Joseph RICHARDSON.Payments to (their portions of estate of Sarah HILL, in equal amounts): Thomas RICHARDSON, Joseph RICHARDSON. Legatees:Negro ELLECK, Negro NED & Negro LUCY.Residuary legatee:Henry Margaret HILL.Executors:Thomas SPRIGG, Robert PLEASANT.(Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Perogative Court of Maryland, 1768-1771, by V.L. Skinner, Jr., Willow Bend Books, Westminister, Maryland, 1999, p. 7.)
13 July 1768.Estate of Thomas MEDCALF of Anne Arundel Co.L542.19.2.L165.7.10.The amount of the accounts also included #365.Payments to:Thomas HAMILTON, John HAMILTON, Henry DARNALL, Henry DARNALL per John MEDCALF, Kensey JOHNS, Stephen STEUART, Joseph FOORD, James MCCUBBIN, John NORRISS, Charles DRURY, Thomas NORRIS, Samuel LANE (son of Jos. LANE), Thomas SPARROW, Nathan PHILLIPS assigned to Dr. Thomas HAMILTON.Adminstratrix:Lydia WELLS, wife of Richard WELLS. (Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Perogative Court of Maryland, 1768-1771, by V.L. Skinner, Jr., Willow Bend Books, Westminister, Maryland, 1999, p. 20.)
13 Nov 1771.Estate of Richard SHECKLELLS of Anne Arundel Co.L849.2.6.L481.15.0.Sureties:Benjamin CARR, John SHECKLES.Received from:John BUCHANAN (in London), Richard SHECKLES, Jr., Thomas MEDCALF.Payments to:John Buchanan, Henry DARNAL, Philip THOMAS, STEWART & NORRIS, Commissioners for the sale of LORD BALTIMORE’S lands, John THOMPSON, William DOVE, Samuel SHECKLES, John WATKINS, Thomas CAREY, Land Office.Executrix:Ruth SHECKELL (also Ruth SHECKLES).(Abstracts of the Administration Accounts of the Perogative Court of Maryland, 1768-1771, by V.L. Skinner, Jr., Willow Bend Books, Westminister, Maryland, 1999, p. 174.)
10 June 1785.I, Elizabeth SCARBUT of AA, for 5 shillings, and other good causes, grant to James MEDKEF (MEDCALF) of AA, 6 negoes, vis MARY, JENNY, MINTY, RICHARD, GRIG, and NAN, with their future increase.Signed June 9, 1785.Elizabeth (ES her mark) SHEARBERT.Wit:Allen QUYNN, Sarah (A her mark) AMES.The within deed of gift was ack. Before Wm. HYDE and Allen QUYNN, one (sic) of the JPs for AA.Recorded June 10, 1785.
[James Medcalf was possibly son of John Metcalf and Mary Norris.James Metcalf was born 19 Nov 1756, St. Thomas Parish, Balt. Co., Maryland.He may have married a Scarbut.]