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Francis Layton + Elizabeth ___
John Cake + Mary Fleetwood
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George Laytonabt 1717 -- bef 1790avatar
Mary ______abt 1728 -- abt 1814avatar
Anthony Filgo1720/1730 -- 1777avatar
Ann Cake1745/1755 -- 1821avatar
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ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Zilphia 

abt 1776aft 1850  NC, Bertie Co Zadock Morris 
2

Polly 

abt 1777  Moses Mizell 
3

Ann 

abt 1780  Ezekiel Sowell 
4

Elizabeth 

1785/1795   
5

Esther 

1785/1795  ___ Hughes 
6

James 

1785/1795  Celina ___ 
7

Sally 

1785/1795  ___ Hughes 
8

William 

1785/1795   
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Thomas 

17871838  NC, Bertie Co Priscilla White 
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  • Deed, 11/30/1776: Anthony Filgo to James Laughton Wit: Olive Oxley, Thomas
    Slatter Jr. & Elizabeth Hays
  • Deed, 1/1/1790: 1 Jan 1790- Wm. Cook Filgo [William Cake Filgo] to James Layton [James Laughton] Wit. William Todd. Ment. John Oxley's line.
  • Estate, 12/2/1794: William Filgo, Moses Todd, & James Laughton div est of David Filgo
  • Will, 10/31/1807: will of James Laughton: In the name of God Amen, October the 31st, 1807, I James Laughton of Bertie Co being of perfect and sound mind and memory thanks be to God do make and ordain this my last will and testament principally and first of all I recommend my soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent and Christian like manner at the discretion of my executors and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form:
    Imprimis I lend unto Mary my beloved wife my manner plantation and all my household goods and stock of all kinds that is on the said plantation during her life and widowhood.
    Item. I give and bequeath to my youngest son James Laughton my maner plantation with 275 acres there to belonging after his mothers death or marriage one horse bridle & saddle one desk, and one walnut table to him the said James Laughton and his heirs and assigns forever.
    Item. .... said Thomas Laughton his heirs and assigns for Ever.
    Item. I will and desire that the remainder of my Estate after my wifes widowhood or death be equelly divided between my nine children Ann Sowell, Zilpha Morriss, Polly Mizell, Esther Hughes, Sally Hughes, Elizabeth Laughton, Thomas Laughton, & James Laughton and William Laughton to them there heirs and assigns forever.
    Lastly I likewise Constitute and appoint my Son William Laughton and my son-in-law Zadock Morris to be my sole Executors of this my last will and testament

    Signed Sealed published and delivered by the said James Laughton as his last will and testament in presents of us
    Matthew Morriss, Henry Raye, James Laughton

    Bertie County May Court 1813: proved by Matthew Morriss.
  • Census, NC, Bertie Co, 1810: James Leighton [James Laughton], Males 16-26=2, 45+=1, Females 16-26=2, 45+=1
Sources
  1. Book:Bertie Co NC Will Book F 1805-1816; found in the DAR Library, Washington DC;
  2. Census: 1810 NC, Bertie Co. Website
  3. Email: Kay Early;
  4. Website:Jim Weber;
  1. Book:Bertie Co NC Will Book F 1805-1816; found in the DAR Library, Washington DC;
  2. Census: 1810 NC, Bertie Co. Website
  3. Email: Kay Early;
  4. Website:Treva Treesh;
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