Posted By:Bobby Christall
Subject:Mary Clear in Newbern, Craven County, NC 1775
Post Date:September 07, 2010 at 10:44:58
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I'm looking for more info on the CAMPBELL, FLETCHER, COPELAND and Clear families of Surry County Virginia

From Surry Co.,VA deed book 10 p.503:
"05 July 1776
Archibald Campbell of Surry County, Colony of Virginia, gives bond in full sum of pounds 666.13.4 to JANE COPELAND (late married Thomas Fletcher) of same county. Wereas MARY CLEAR, late of the town of Newbern in North Carolina did by her last will and testament dated 23 September 1775 (among other things) devised unto Jane Copeland, niece of the said testatrix, 10 negores of 500 pound proclamation money of North Carolina and whereas the said Archibald Campbell nephew and residuary legatee of the said MARY CLEAR ect witness: James Belsches, COLLIN CAMPBELL recorded March 25, 1777"