Re: Layden - Perquimans County NC
I think that Francis had a sister Mary.Mary "Laton" married Jeremiah Barnes in Perquimans 7/24/1705.
Jeremiah and Francis appear together on at least one deed:
22 Apr 1724.George Durant, Perquim_ Prect. Joyner to Thomas Snoden, same 5 pounds, 36½ acres it being part of a tract containing 73 acres by patent dated 2 Nov 1723 on the west side of Little River beginning at a White oak & ending at a pine being divided in the presents of Francis Layden & Jeremiah Barnes the pine being in Thomas Bartlifts (Barclift's) line it being the East side of said L (sic) unto sd. Thomas Snoden..