Page created: July 26, 1998

Page updated: July 26, 1998

Thompson Family

Edgecombe Co., NC

Deed for lots in the Town of Halifax

The information below comes from a deed dealing with lots in the Town of Halifax, NC. This took place the same year that Halifax County was formed from Edgecombe County.


From page 276-297 of the Edgecombe County Deed Book (1732-1758)

Thomas Barker, Alexander McCulloch, John Gibson, Richard Brownrigg, and Robert Jones Trustees of the town of Halifax 7 June 1758 for 2 pounds proclamation money/lot to:

Jospeph Montfort, lot number 43
Robert Hardy 55
W.U. Davis 85 and 91
Stephen Dewey 39 and 58...
numerous other names until...
John Thompson 70

numerous other names until...

Registered Edgecombe Co. June Court 1758

J. Montfort C. Ct.


Things "TO DO" based on the content of this deed:

  1. Follow Lot #70
    Check the later records of Halifax County, NC for any subsequent transactions involving this specific Lot number. That may be useful in determining the names of other family members of this particular John Thompson.

If you have questions about the information you find here, or you can add to it, please get in touch with me via e-mail at Glen Gallagher.


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