Patsy Coker Tarver - Northampton, N. C. -1806
I know that this is a long shot but I am trying to identify the husband of Patsy Tarver. See abstract of will below.
Northampton Co., N. C. Will Book Two, 1792 – 1808, page 316. Abstract. Benjamin COAKER, 20 September 1805. March Court 1806. Lend my beloved wife Silvie COAKER during her life or widowhood cows, mare, pigs, bed and furniture etc. and at her death or marriage to son (sic) SUGARS, and DANIEL, to be equally divided between them (sic) to Daughter Polly COAKER bed and furniture etc. To my daughter Mason COAKER bed and furniture, 20 dollars, etc. son THOMAS COAKER, 20 pounds VA. Money. All my Estate boath real and personal not hereto fore mentioned to be equally divided between my 2 sons SUGARS and DANIEL. I have not mentioned my son WILLIE and son JOHN, they having been Previous to the Writing of this (will) provided for. The goods and Chattels that my Daughters Sally CAPLE, Betsey SMITH and Patsy TARVER hath already had and received of me, I give unto them and their Heirs my wife to have 1/3 of my land to live on during her life or widowhood. Extrs: my sons SUGARS and DANIEL. Wits: Wiley COKER, John COKER, John M. BINFORD.
Source: Margaret M. Hofmann, Abstracter, Northampton County, North Carolina, 1759 – 1808, Genealogical Abstracts of Wills (The Roanoke News Company, Weldon, North Carolina, Printers-Publishers, 1975) 127.
In the 1790 census in Northampton Co., North Carolina in Capt' Vincent's district the following Tarvers are listed. Mary Tarver has 4 white males under 21 and over 60 and 1 white female, no other persons listed. Mary Tarver was mentioned in a deed with Benjamin Coker as a witness. There is also a Benjamin Tarver. One white male 21 to 60, one white male under 21 or over 60, 2 white females and one black 12-50. There may be others, these are the ones closest to Benjamin Coker. Some of Benjamin Coker's family moved to Sumter Co. South Carolina.