| ||Notes for James Horn:|
Raiter states: James was referred to as "my son" in a deed of gift of land from William Jr on 29 June, 1757.Elijah and Charles Horn were witnesses: he sold this land on 22 Nov 1760: there is no other land purchase record; a James Horn d in 1783: his will named his wife, Elizabeth, as executor: revision to his children who were not named:no other record.
[*An abstract of the this deed (Edgecombe, 29 June 1757) which I have located differs slightly from the description of Raiter:Acc. to Stehen E. Bradley, Edgecombe Deeds, v 1, 1759-1768, the following is recorded: "64(100)William x Horn of Edgecomb County to his son James Horn.29 June 1757.Deed of gift. 200 acres on the south side of Tar River.Wit: Jesse Green, William Gay, Elijah x Horn, Jun Ct 1760.Jms Hall CC."Comparison with the original is indicated.]
The following abstract of Edgecomb County Deeds shows a James Horn witnessing a property sale by William Horn.In this document James and John are thought likely to be the sons of William Jr.
" 483(116)WILLIAM HORN of Edge Co to JOHN CAIN of Edge Co7 Feb 1749/5035 pounds current money of Va160 acres more or less on the south side of Conneho creek, joining BUXTONand the NS creek.Wit: MOSES HORN, THOMAS GARITT his mark, JAMES HORN, JOHN HORN I II his mark.Reg Edge Co May Ct 1750 B WYNNS CC. "
Is this the James Horn with the Edgecomb will of Aug 27, 1783, Wife & adm: Elizabeth, children not named.Published in Edgecomb Will Abstracts.?
|+||21||iii.|| ||Isaac Horn, born May 7, 1742 in Wayne County, NC; died 1782 in NC.|
|+||22||iv.|| ||Henry Horn, Jr., born June 10, 1744 in Edgecombe, NC; died February 5, 1785 in Edgecombe, NC.|
|+||23||v.|| ||Jacob Horn, born March 10, 1747/48 in NC; died 1827 in Edgecombe County, NC.|
|+||24||vi.|| ||Mourning Horn, born March 10, 1747/48 in Wayne County, NC; died February 15, 1829 in Tuscaloosa Co, AL.|
|+||25||vii.|| ||Phebe Horn, born September 14, 1749 in Edgecombe, NC; died Unknown.|
|+||26||viii.|| ||Joel Horn, born August 14, 1751 in Edgecombe, NC; died 1793 in Nash, NC.|
|+||27||ix.|| ||Thomas Horn, born March 24, 1753 in Edgecombe, NC; died Abt. 1808 in Wayne County, NC.|
|+||28||x.|| ||Charity Horn, born November 19, 1755 in Edgecombe, NC; died Unknown.|
| ||29||xi.|| ||Selah Horn, born February 13, 1758 in Edgecombe, NC; died Unknown6.|
| ||30||xii.|| ||Demaris Horn, born May 31, 1760 in Edgecombe, NC; died Unknown.|
|+||31||xiii.|| ||Jeremiah Horn, born November 1, 1763 in Edgecombe, NC; died Bet. 1809 - 1840 in Wayne County, NC or Indiana.|