1792 - May, William Bracewell, the elder, Edge. Co to Joseph Armstrong, Edge. Co for 100 pounds a tract of land on the south side of Tar River containing 223 acres beginning at a pine Edmund Clark's corner tree formerly William Deloach running then 238 poles to a red oak then north 200 poles to a maple standing in a branch then down the various courses of said branch to a pine standing where the path crosses the said branch at the Beaver Dam then south to the beginning, it being part of a tract granted by Earl Granville to Hardy Williams on the fourth day of Aug 1761, signed Wm. Bracewell. Wit: Benj. Dicken. Recorded May Ct 1792 (Edge. Co. Db 6, page 417) CTC
1794 - August 26, William Bracewell, Sen. Edge. Co. to William Clark, Edge. Co. for 100 pounds, a tract of 220 acres on the south side of Tar River beginning at a maple standing in a (branch) Joseph Armstrong's corner tree then running north 100 poles to two white oaks then west 130 poles to a black oak in Deloatches line then south 160 poles along said Deloache's line to a pine Joseph Armstrong's corner tree standing where the path crosses the said branch at the Beaver Dam then along the various courses of said branch to the beginning, being part of a grant from Earl Granville to Hardy Williamson by patent date 17 Sept. 1744, signed William Bracewell, Wit: J. Haywood, John (Hudson). Recorded Aug Ct. 1794 (Edge. Co., DB 8 Pg 122) CTC.
1796 - November, Division of the land of William Bracewell, decd among the lawful claimants as follows: (1) Isaac Bracewell; (2) Alexander Bracewell; (3) Solomon Bracewell; (4) Jacob Bracewell; (5) Joseph Armstrong who married a daughter of said deceased; (6) William Clark who married a daughter of said deceased; (7) William Bracewell; (8) orphans of James Bracewell, decd. (DB 8 Pg 596)
1806 - November 22, Sheriff Fredrick Cotton, acting under a court order dated in Aug. 1806 to collect 46 pounds plus expenses from the property of William Clark, sold at public auction to William Dancy, Sr. a tract of land belonging to William Clark on the south side of Tar River, beginning at a maple standing in a branch Joseph Armstrong's corner tree then running north 100 poles to a white oak then west 238 poles to a black oak in Deloatch's line then south 160 poles along said Deloatch's line to a pine Joseph Armstrong's corner tree standing where the path crosses said branch at the Beaver Dam then along the various courses of said branch to the beginning, it being part of a tract granted from Earl Granville to Hardy Williamson by patent dated 17 Sept. 1774, signed F. Cotton, Sheff. Recorded Nov Ct 1807 (Edge Co., DB 12 Pg 221)
1807 - November, William Clark estate records; Petition of Nancy Clark, "widow and relict" of William Clark, dec'd, asks for years provisions, stating that William Clark died leaving a small personal estate, signed Thomas L. Dancy, for the petitioner, commissioners appointed include Major Balfour, JP; by order of Nov. Ct. 1807, commissioners lay off years provisions for Nancy Clark, widow of William Clark, dec'd. Commissioners William Balfour, Esq., George Stephenson, George Anderson and Joseph Pitt laid off provisions of 350 weight of pork and five barrels of corn on 15 Dec. 1807, signed Will Balfour, Jos. Pitt, George Stephenson, George Anderson. (Estate Records for William Clark, Edgecombe County file, NC Archives CR.037.508.26)
NOTE: Nancy Braswell is the daughter of William Braswell & wife Anny. William Braswell is the son of Richard Braswell III.