Cecil R. Gurganus Collection, 1743-1980, undated

Manuscript Collection #1067

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Cecil R. Gurganus Collection
    Creator:
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract:
    Extent: 0.62 Cubic feet, 47 items ,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    April 13, 2006, (unprocessed) 47 items, 0.62 cubic feet; Collection (1743-1980, undated) of genealogical, property and financial records relating to the Pollard, Teel, May and Gurganus families of Beaufort County and Pitt County, North Carolina, including promissory notes, receipts, deeds, indentures, plats, estate inventories, etc., primarily relating to property on the North Side of the Tar River at Great Swamp. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Cecil R. Gurganus

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Cecil R. Gurganus

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Cecil R. Gurganus Collection (#1067), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 4, 2008


Preliminary Inventory

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
     
    • Pollard - Teel - Gurganus Family Genealogical Notes, Receipts and Photographic Prints, 1743-1980
       
      Genealogical notes (1743-1779) from Pollard Family Bible: Eliabeth & John Pollard, Ann Pollard, Mary Pollard, & Sarah Pollard. 1 item. 2 p. (item 1)
      Notebook (ca. 1822-1862) with Pollard family births: Analina Elizabeth, Seally, John, Emme Lizer, Nelson; also grocery accounts. 1 item. 7 p. (item 2)
      Genealogical notes (1826-1834) on Pollard Family births: children of Enuck & Crisse Pollard: John L. Pollard, William Linyear Pollard, Lieuerzer Pollard and Smithe Ann Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 3)
      Genealogical notes (1836-1838) on Pollard Family births: children of Enuck & Crisse Pollard: Anzalina Elizabeth Pollard & Parthena Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 4)
      Note (9/20/1862) on the birth of James Teel, son of James & Eliza Teel. 1 item. 1 p. (item 5)
      Agreement (3/19/1885) of James Teel and A. E. Teel to pay E. C. Glenn $40 before 11/1/1885 in payment for 1 ton of guano. 1 item. 1 p. (item 6)
      Deed (2/16/1888) by James Teel to N. M. Pollard of a lot in Bethel, Pitt County, North Carolina of approximately 2500 square feet. 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Promissory note (6/11/1898) for $20 from James Teel to H. C. Edwards & Charles Cobb, trading and doing business as the Pitt County Buggy Company, for purchase of one King Spring Buggy Painted Red, to be paid before 9/1/1898. 1 item. 1 p. (item 8)
      Promissory note (5/28/1917) to pay M. Schulz Co. $535 for purchase of Woolworth piano; paid in full 12/6/1917. 1 item. 1 p. (item 9)
      Receipt (7/7/1919) for Automobile License 1919-1920 No. 1135 for $1 from James Teel for Ford Automobile for year ending 5/31/1920. 1 item. 1 p. (item 10)
      Receipt (11/23/1921) for Mrs. Harriett Teal [sic] The Daily Reflector subscription for $5 for period 1/1/1921-1/1/1924. 1 item. 1 p. (item 11)
      Photographic prints (ca. 1927-1960) including reunion, looping tobacco, James Teel, Teel sisters "Shame on You!, Harriet Teel, James Teel, Nellie Teel & Annie Teel. Photocopy. 1 item. 1 p. (item 12)
      Photographic prints (ca. 1950-1980) of Teel & Gurganus family, including the Teel sisters & Harriet Teel. Photocopy. 1 item. 1 p. (item 13)
    • Pollard - May Family Land Records, 1744-1834
       
      Indenture (7/23/1744) to John Pollard, of Beaufort County in the province of North Carolina, planter, for 640 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River beginning at Richard Mays corner. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Glued to backing paper; torn. (item 1)
      Deed (2/6/1762) from James Delock to John Pollard.for 100 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the West Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book A, Page 251. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn. (item 2)
      Deed (4/26/1786) to 500 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River, from John Pollard, Sr. to John Pollard, Jr., both of Pitt County, North Carolina. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book F, Page 48. 1 item. 1 p. (item 3)
      Deed (1/2/1787) from James Avery to Jacob May for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River on Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book L, Page 712. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn. (item 4)
      Deed (1788) from John Moye to Jacob Mays for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the West Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book Page 110. 1 item. 1 p. (item 5)
      Plat for 60 acres of land and Grant of Land No. 870 (4/3/1789 and 11/16//1790) and to John Pollard, Jr. on the North side of the Tar River, Pitt County, North Carolina, dated Fayetteville, NC. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Torn. (item 6)
      Arbitration agreement (10/7/1789) in dispute between Bradberry Teel and John Pollard`over land boundaries. 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Survey (3/1/1790) and plat of 400 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River & the West Side of Marks Swamp, for John Pollard, Sr. and John Pollard, Jr., on Jesse Moy's warrant no. 92. John Atkinson, D.S. 1 item. 1 p. (item 8)
      Deed (9/23/1791) from Jacob May to John Pollard, Jr. for 50 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina, on the North Side of the Tar River Registered in Pitt County Deed Book, Page 499. 1 item. 1 p. (item 9)
      Deed (1/21/1792) from Jacob May to John Pollard, Jr. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book, Pages 492-493. 1 item. 2 p. (item 10)
      Deed No. 985 (11/28/1792) from the State of North Carolina to John Pollard Sr., and John Pollard, Jr. for 400 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the West Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book K, Page 402. 1 item. 1 p. (item 11)
      Inventory of the Estate of John Pollard, Sr. (11/?/1794) 1 item. 2 p. (item 12)
      Manuscript Copy (2/13/1834) of a deed, dated 9/17/1744, from John Earl Granville to John Lord Carteret for sale to John Pollard of land lying on the North Side of the Tar River from Richard Mays corner to Mack's corner, in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Certified by Pitt County Register, William Clark. 1 item. 2 p. (item 13)
      Photocopy of Manuscript Copy (2/13/1834) of a deed, dated 9/17/1744, from John Earl Granville to John Lord Carteret for sale to John Pollard of land lying on the North Side of the Tar River from Richard Mays corner to Mack's corner, in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Certified by Pitt County Register, William Clark. 1 item. 3 p. (item 14)
    • Pollard - Teel Family Land Records
       
      Plat (12/1/1752) of 640 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River in Beaufort County, North Carolina, surveyed for John Pollard. Thos. Bonner, Dep. Serv. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn. Pasted on to backing paper. (item 1)
      Agreement (7/5/1789) binding John Pollard to pay £500 (North Carolina money) to Jacob Teel & Jacob May, of Pitt County, North Carolina. 1 item. 1 p. (item 2)
      Agreement (8/5/1789) binding John Pollard to pay £500 (North Carolina money) to Jacob Teel & Jacob May, of Pitt County, North Carolina. 1 item. 1 p. (item 3)
      Jury's award (10/7/1789) in the dispute between John Pollard, Sr., John Pollard, Jr. and Bradberry Teal. 1 item. 1 p. (item 4)
      Copy of a deed (9/14/1833) dated 7/23/1754, from Earl Granville to John Pollard, for 640 acres of land in Beaufort County, NC. 1 item. 1 p . (item 5)
      Copy of John Pollard, Sr.'s Will (7/24/1836). 1 item. 1 p. (item 6)
      Indenture (9/1/1836) by John Pollard to sell 55.5 acres of land to Enoc Pollard, on the North Side of the Tar River & the Great Swamp, in Pitt County, North Carolina, for an unspecified sum, 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Deed (2/28/1838) from John Pollard to Enuck Pollard for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the East Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book HH, Page 472. 1 item. 1 p. (item 8)
      Deed (8/20/1838) from John Pollard, Sr. to Enoch Pollard for 10 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the South Side of Great Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book II, Page 55. 1 item. 1 p. (item 9)
      Lease (8/20/1838) from John Pollard, Sr. to Enoch Pollard [father and son] of the land where they both live, for five years at 120 barrels of corn per year, plus maintenance, cutting firewood, etc. 1 item. 1 p. (item 10)
      Copy of Order to Petition for Partition (1st Sunday of May, 1838) of the late John Pollard's land by Enoch Pollard, Nancy Womble, John Braddy, Sally & Joseph Braddy, who are infants; also copy of Petition for Partitiion. 1 item. 2 p. (item 11)
      Copy of Petition & Order for Partition (1st Monday of November, 1848) of Enoch Pollard, Guardian, Nancy Womble, John Braddy, Sally & Joseph Braddy, who are infants; also copy of Petition for Partitiion. 1 item. 2 p. (item 12)
      Deed (1/6/1875) made by J. T. Pollard and his wife Parthenia, to A. Elizabeth Teel, of Pitt County, for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River in Pitt County. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book B 3, Pages 59-60. 1 item 2 p. (item 13)
      Agricultural Lien Agreement (3/1/1884) between A. E. Teel and James Teel for lands in Greenville Township, Pitt County, NC. 1 item. 1 p. (item 14)
      Copy of the Particulars of the Will (undated) of John Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 15)
      Plat (undated) of land on the South Side of Great Swamp for John Pollard, Sr. to Enoch Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 15)
      Plat No. 2 (undated) of 50 acres of land on Great Swamp, [Pitt County, NC] 1 item. 1 p. (item 16)
      Unidentified Plat (undated) 1 item. 1 p. (item 17)
      Plan (undated) of Moses Teels 78 acres of land. 1 item. 1 p. (item 18)
      Promissory note (undated) [illegible] 1 item. 1 p. (item 19)

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Preliminary Inventory

  • Box 1
     
    • Pollard - Teel - Gurganus Family Genealogical Notes, Receipts and Photographic Prints, 1743-1980
       
      Genealogical notes (1743-1779) from Pollard Family Bible: Eliabeth & John Pollard, Ann Pollard, Mary Pollard, & Sarah Pollard. 1 item. 2 p. (item 1)
      Notebook (ca. 1822-1862) with Pollard family births: Analina Elizabeth, Seally, John, Emme Lizer, Nelson; also grocery accounts. 1 item. 7 p. (item 2)
      Genealogical notes (1826-1834) on Pollard Family births: children of Enuck & Crisse Pollard: John L. Pollard, William Linyear Pollard, Lieuerzer Pollard and Smithe Ann Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 3)
      Genealogical notes (1836-1838) on Pollard Family births: children of Enuck & Crisse Pollard: Anzalina Elizabeth Pollard & Parthena Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 4)
      Note (9/20/1862) on the birth of James Teel, son of James & Eliza Teel. 1 item. 1 p. (item 5)
      Agreement (3/19/1885) of James Teel and A. E. Teel to pay E. C. Glenn $40 before 11/1/1885 in payment for 1 ton of guano. 1 item. 1 p. (item 6)
      Deed (2/16/1888) by James Teel to N. M. Pollard of a lot in Bethel, Pitt County, North Carolina of approximately 2500 square feet. 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Promissory note (6/11/1898) for $20 from James Teel to H. C. Edwards & Charles Cobb, trading and doing business as the Pitt County Buggy Company, for purchase of one King Spring Buggy Painted Red, to be paid before 9/1/1898. 1 item. 1 p. (item 8)
      Promissory note (5/28/1917) to pay M. Schulz Co. $535 for purchase of Woolworth piano; paid in full 12/6/1917. 1 item. 1 p. (item 9)
      Receipt (7/7/1919) for Automobile License 1919-1920 No. 1135 for $1 from James Teel for Ford Automobile for year ending 5/31/1920. 1 item. 1 p. (item 10)
      Receipt (11/23/1921) for Mrs. Harriett Teal [sic] The Daily Reflector subscription for $5 for period 1/1/1921-1/1/1924. 1 item. 1 p. (item 11)
      Photographic prints (ca. 1927-1960) including reunion, looping tobacco, James Teel, Teel sisters "Shame on You!, Harriet Teel, James Teel, Nellie Teel & Annie Teel. Photocopy. 1 item. 1 p. (item 12)
      Photographic prints (ca. 1950-1980) of Teel & Gurganus family, including the Teel sisters & Harriet Teel. Photocopy. 1 item. 1 p. (item 13)
    • Pollard - May Family Land Records, 1744-1834
       
      Indenture (7/23/1744) to John Pollard, of Beaufort County in the province of North Carolina, planter, for 640 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River beginning at Richard Mays corner. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Glued to backing paper; torn. (item 1)
      Deed (2/6/1762) from James Delock to John Pollard.for 100 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the West Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book A, Page 251. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn. (item 2)
      Deed (4/26/1786) to 500 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River, from John Pollard, Sr. to John Pollard, Jr., both of Pitt County, North Carolina. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book F, Page 48. 1 item. 1 p. (item 3)
      Deed (1/2/1787) from James Avery to Jacob May for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River on Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book L, Page 712. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn. (item 4)
      Deed (1788) from John Moye to Jacob Mays for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the West Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book Page 110. 1 item. 1 p. (item 5)
      Plat for 60 acres of land and Grant of Land No. 870 (4/3/1789 and 11/16//1790) and to John Pollard, Jr. on the North side of the Tar River, Pitt County, North Carolina, dated Fayetteville, NC. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Torn. (item 6)
      Arbitration agreement (10/7/1789) in dispute between Bradberry Teel and John Pollard`over land boundaries. 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Survey (3/1/1790) and plat of 400 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River & the West Side of Marks Swamp, for John Pollard, Sr. and John Pollard, Jr., on Jesse Moy's warrant no. 92. John Atkinson, D.S. 1 item. 1 p. (item 8)
      Deed (9/23/1791) from Jacob May to John Pollard, Jr. for 50 acres of land in Pitt County, North Carolina, on the North Side of the Tar River Registered in Pitt County Deed Book, Page 499. 1 item. 1 p. (item 9)
      Deed (1/21/1792) from Jacob May to John Pollard, Jr. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book, Pages 492-493. 1 item. 2 p. (item 10)
      Deed No. 985 (11/28/1792) from the State of North Carolina to John Pollard Sr., and John Pollard, Jr. for 400 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the West Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book K, Page 402. 1 item. 1 p. (item 11)
      Inventory of the Estate of John Pollard, Sr. (11/?/1794) 1 item. 2 p. (item 12)
      Manuscript Copy (2/13/1834) of a deed, dated 9/17/1744, from John Earl Granville to John Lord Carteret for sale to John Pollard of land lying on the North Side of the Tar River from Richard Mays corner to Mack's corner, in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Certified by Pitt County Register, William Clark. 1 item. 2 p. (item 13)
      Photocopy of Manuscript Copy (2/13/1834) of a deed, dated 9/17/1744, from John Earl Granville to John Lord Carteret for sale to John Pollard of land lying on the North Side of the Tar River from Richard Mays corner to Mack's corner, in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Certified by Pitt County Register, William Clark. 1 item. 3 p. (item 14)
    • Pollard - Teel Family Land Records
       
      Plat (12/1/1752) of 640 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River in Beaufort County, North Carolina, surveyed for John Pollard. Thos. Bonner, Dep. Serv. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn. Pasted on to backing paper. (item 1)
      Agreement (7/5/1789) binding John Pollard to pay £500 (North Carolina money) to Jacob Teel & Jacob May, of Pitt County, North Carolina. 1 item. 1 p. (item 2)
      Agreement (8/5/1789) binding John Pollard to pay £500 (North Carolina money) to Jacob Teel & Jacob May, of Pitt County, North Carolina. 1 item. 1 p. (item 3)
      Jury's award (10/7/1789) in the dispute between John Pollard, Sr., John Pollard, Jr. and Bradberry Teal. 1 item. 1 p. (item 4)
      Copy of a deed (9/14/1833) dated 7/23/1754, from Earl Granville to John Pollard, for 640 acres of land in Beaufort County, NC. 1 item. 1 p . (item 5)
      Copy of John Pollard, Sr.'s Will (7/24/1836). 1 item. 1 p. (item 6)
      Indenture (9/1/1836) by John Pollard to sell 55.5 acres of land to Enoc Pollard, on the North Side of the Tar River & the Great Swamp, in Pitt County, North Carolina, for an unspecified sum, 1 item. 1 p. (item 7)
      Deed (2/28/1838) from John Pollard to Enuck Pollard for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the East Side of Marks Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book HH, Page 472. 1 item. 1 p. (item 8)
      Deed (8/20/1838) from John Pollard, Sr. to Enoch Pollard for 10 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River and the South Side of Great Swamp. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book II, Page 55. 1 item. 1 p. (item 9)
      Lease (8/20/1838) from John Pollard, Sr. to Enoch Pollard [father and son] of the land where they both live, for five years at 120 barrels of corn per year, plus maintenance, cutting firewood, etc. 1 item. 1 p. (item 10)
      Copy of Order to Petition for Partition (1st Sunday of May, 1838) of the late John Pollard's land by Enoch Pollard, Nancy Womble, John Braddy, Sally & Joseph Braddy, who are infants; also copy of Petition for Partitiion. 1 item. 2 p. (item 11)
      Copy of Petition & Order for Partition (1st Monday of November, 1848) of Enoch Pollard, Guardian, Nancy Womble, John Braddy, Sally & Joseph Braddy, who are infants; also copy of Petition for Partitiion. 1 item. 2 p. (item 12)
      Deed (1/6/1875) made by J. T. Pollard and his wife Parthenia, to A. Elizabeth Teel, of Pitt County, for 50 acres of land on the North Side of the Tar River in Pitt County. Registered in Pitt County Deed Book B 3, Pages 59-60. 1 item 2 p. (item 13)
      Agricultural Lien Agreement (3/1/1884) between A. E. Teel and James Teel for lands in Greenville Township, Pitt County, NC. 1 item. 1 p. (item 14)
      Copy of the Particulars of the Will (undated) of John Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 15)
      Plat (undated) of land on the South Side of Great Swamp for John Pollard, Sr. to Enoch Pollard. 1 item. 1 p. (item 15)
      Plat No. 2 (undated) of 50 acres of land on Great Swamp, [Pitt County, NC] 1 item. 1 p. (item 16)
      Unidentified Plat (undated) 1 item. 1 p. (item 17)
      Plan (undated) of Moses Teels 78 acres of land. 1 item. 1 p. (item 18)
      Promissory note (undated) [illegible] 1 item. 1 p. (item 19)

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