I dug up a few more articles which might help and shed some new light. PATTERSON - STEDDER - Deed Bk. A, 1771-1782
pg. 363, Dec. 11, 1773 Robert Patterson and Elizabeth, his wife, sell to Robert Stedder, for 63 pds, (no acreage given). Land joins Nathan Melton and James Seelers old line. Robert (RP) Patterson Elizabeth (BD) Patterson
GRANVILLE DEED.I THINK THIS DEED WAS TRANSCRIBED WRONG IT SHOULD BE BE ROBERT S, TEDDER NOT STEEDER,
WATLEY - BRANTLEY - Deed Bk. B, 1775-1783 pg. 335, Feb. 16, 1780 James Watley and Luse, his wife, sell to Joseph Brantley, for 4500 pds, 200 acres on the S. side of Deep River, it being the lower part of a tract of land formerly belonging to Thomas Shearod, and being the plantation whereon the sd Watly did live. James Whatley Lewse (X) Watly Wit: John Riddle Edmond (X) Matthys Aaron Tomlinson
SAUNDERS - HILL - Deed Bk. B, 1775-1783 pg. 338 May 8 1780 William Saunders and Agness, his wife, sell to John Hill, for 250 pds, 147 acres on on Stewarts Branch, the waters of Robertson's Creek, joining Spencer Stewart and Thomas Ray. William Sanders Wit: Zacha. Harman Roger Griffith
Deed Bk. B., con't
WHAT I SEE IS THE SAME FAMILY UNIT ONE GENRATION ABOVE THE WILES NC LINE. YOU HAVE HERE ZACHARIA HARMON, ROBERT S TEDDER AND JOHN RIDDLE. LIVING IN THIS AREA ALSO SHORT LIVED CALLED BUTE CO. OF GRANVILLE.