C. Giles Luter was born in 1753. He died in 1819 in Northampton County, NC. He married Lucretia (?).

 

Giles Luter and Lucretia (?) married and had the following children:

 

C-1-1 Phereby Lewter was born in 1774 in Northhampton Co, NC. She married Zacheus Martin in 1798. She died before 1821 in Northampton County, NC.

 

C-1-2 Jonathan Lewter was born in 1784. He married Mary Stephenson about 1808. He died

before Mar 1822 in Northampton County, NC.

 

C-1-3 Lucretia Lewter was born in 1785 in Northampton County, NC. She married John Alfred Wood about 1811. She died in 1864 in Tyler County, Tx..

 

C-1-4 Martha Lewter was born in 1790. She married Kinchen Sykes before 1819.

 

C-1-5 Giles Lewter was born in 1790 in Northhampton Co, NC. He married Fereby (Pheriby) Powell before 1821. He died before 10 May 1825 in Northampton County, NC.

 

C-1-6 Willie Lewter was born on 15 Oct 1798 in Northampton County, NC. He married Mary Mariah Porter on 28 Feb 1821 in Northampton County, NC. He died on 30 Oct 1836 in Northampton County, NC.

 

 

Notes for Giles Luter:

 

Colonial and state political history of Hertford County, N. C.

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY.

Below we will give a few names of some of the brave and patriotic sons of other counties in North Carolina, who faced the British on the field of battle, when she was attempting to defeat the Americanindependence and government, viz.:Capt. James C. Harrison, Stephen Winborne, Lemuel Winborne, Winborne Futrell, David Boone, William Boone, Arthur Tyner, Micajah Futrell, Lemuel Vaughan, Goodwin Daniel, James Vaughan, Benj. Vaughan, Nehemiah Vinson, Jiles Lewter, Benj. Griffin, Gilbert Griffin, James Griffin, Brittain Lassiter, John Jenkins, Benj. Jenkins, Benj. Lawrence, Nathan Pope, Samuel Warren, Edwin Liles.

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State Census of North Carolina 1784 - 1787

No Lewter, Luter

Capt. Bennet's District.

Jiles Suiter

1 White Male 21 - 60 yrs.

2 White Males Under 21 and Above 60

3 White Females of all ages

0 Blacks

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1790 Census, Northampton County, NC

Giles Luten

2 Male 16 & over

1 Male under 16

5 Females

1 All others

3 Slaves

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1810 Census, Northampton County, NC

2 Males ages 10-16

1 Male 45 & over

1 Female 45 & over

23 Slaves

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Giles Lewters Will (Spelled Lewter in orginal document)

 

In the name of God, Amen, I, Giles Lewter, of the county of Northampton and state of North Carolina being in good health, sound mind, and good memory thanks be unto Almight God for the same, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner & form following (to wit).

 

Item: I give to my daughter Feriby eight negros (namely) Fanny, Ben, Eady, Moses, Darkes, Lucy, daughter of Fanny & Simon, and their future increase from this time to her & her heirs forever. Item: I give unto my two grand-daughters Luiza and Maria, daughters of my son Jonathan, five negros namely, Jacob, Ben son of Phelby, Celeh, Lucy & Jordan and their future increase from this time to be equally divided between then when Luiza arrives to the age of eighteen years or marrys to them and each of them and their heirs forever.....

 

item: I give unto my daughter Crisse seven negros (namely) Pegg, Hannes, Alton, son of Pegg, Tom, Liem, Britton, and Frank, and all their increase since the date of 1811 August the 15th and their future Liem, Britton, and Frank, and all their increase since the date of 1811 August the 15th and their future increase from this time to her and her heirs forever.

 

Item: I give unto my daughter Patsey, eight negros (namely) Phelby, Amy, daughter of Phelby, Alston, Luke, Natt, Isham, Hall, and King, and their future increase from this time to her and her heirs forever.......

 

Item: I give unto my son Giles all the land I bought of Demsy and Elias Johnson's. Also part of the land I bought of James Wood, bounded as follows, beginning below the going over place to Mrs. Bennett's place then with a line of Mark trees to Kinchen Lewter's line then with the out boundarys to the first station to him and his heirs forever......

 

Item: I give unto my son Giles eight negros (namely) Bunnell, James, Sidney, Lam, Chaney, Edmund, Hamen, and Fill and their future increase from this time, also five hundred dollars to him and his heirs forever.

 

Item: I give unto my son Willie all the remaining part of my land that I have not already given away also eight negros (namely) Charles, Tom, Anthoney, Amey, Fillis, Easter, Jenny, and Henry, and their future increase from this time to him and his heirs forever. Also, my brandy still.

 

Item: I give unto my son Willie seven hundred and fifty dollars also two feather beds and furniture also one horse first choice, two cows & calves to him and his heirs forever.....

 

Item: I give unto Exum Turner, son of Unity Turner, one hundred dollars provided he lives to the age of twenty-one years with it's interest. If he should die before the aforementioned time then my will is it should be equally divided betwen my two sons Giles and Willie to them and each of them and their heirs forever.

 

Item: I give unto Sally Dillard daughter of Nancy Dillard one hundred dollars, also I give unto Mathew Dillard one hundred dollars. If either Sally or Matthew dies before they arrive to the age of eighteen years the surviving to inherit the hundred dollars.

 

Item: I give unto my son Jonathan two hundred and fifty dollars in his own bonds---

Item: I give unto my daughter Barbee two hundren and fifty dollars to her and her heirs forever.

 

Item. My will and desire is that if either of my two sons Giles or Willie should die leaving no lawful heirs that the surviving one should inherit one half of the estate given to him and his heirs forever.

 

Item: I give unto my children, namely, Ferriby, Cresse, Patsey, Giles, and Willie, one sixth part of all estate that I have not already given away to each one, one sixth part to them and their heirs forever.

Item: I give unto my two grand-daughters Luiza and Maria the sixth part of my estate I have not already given away to be equally divided between them and their heirs forever.

 

Item: My will is that the following persons should make a division of all my estate that is not given away in specific legacies to each as the will directs, say Exum Holland Sen. Frederick Long, Britton

Faison.

 

Item: And I hereby anominate and appoint my son-in-law Zacheus Martin hole and sole Executor of this my last will and testament canceling all others; whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this

6th of May in the year of our Lort 1819.

Signed, sealed, in the presence of -- Giles X Lewter (Seal)

Ex. Holland, Jno. Stevenson.

Northampton December Court 1819

 

This last will and testament of Giles Lewter, dec'd was proven in open court, in due form, by the Oaths of Exum Hollland and John Stevenson the subscribing witnesses thereto, wherefrom Zacheus Martin the Exor. therein named who qualified as the law directs. Ordered to be _____ recorded.

Teste_____ James C. Harrison

(Giles was named as Executor in the will for Elias Luter.)

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This disposition of Allen Deberry to be read in evidence by consent of parties

in the suit wherein Willie Lewter et al as Plaintiff & Carder Parker is defendant

who deposeth & said that he was at the sale of the land belonging to Cader

Parker sold under a Deed in Trust for the benefit of Giles Lewter -: that there

was application made by Jesse Cross for the benefit of Cader Parker - for

indulgince which was refused by Giles Lewter aforesaid. Mr. Cader Parker

then proposed to said Giles Lewter to give him the land for the debt - which

said debt was about fifteen or sixteen hundred dollars he Mr. Lewter refused

to do so: There was a proposition then made through Mr. Cross to take bond

for the said debt at a certain discount to which he consented at first to do but

afterwards refused without receiving a large proportion in money which it

appeared could not be raised & his land and one likely negro fellow was then

sold under said deed in trust to satisfy the aforesaid debt & Giles Lewter

became the purchaser of the land & negro for the amount of the debt.

Question by the pltfs. Howmuch of the said tract of land has been recovered

by prenamed deed in trust? Answer all except one hundred fifty acres.

A Deberry

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Burn et ux to Lewter (12 Sep 1801)

Conveyance Northampton County Deed Book 10, Pages 553-554

Title Burn et ux to Lewter

Grantor(s) Etheldred and Sarah Burn

Grantee(s) Jiles Lewter

Date 12 Sep 1801

Consideration $250

Description 200 acres more or less.

Witness(es) Elias Lewter Jun., Thomas Faison, Jonothan Lewter

Registered 16 Jan 1802

Notes This is the second of two deeds by Etheldred and Sarah Burn bearing the same execution and registration dates, representing adjoining tracts and appearing on consecutive pages of deed book 10. The deeds begin on page 553 of deed book 10 and the second deed, with Jiles Lewter as grantee, extends over to page 554. The witness list on the two deeds suggests that they were executed together, i.e. the witness lists are the same except that the grantees alternated as witnesses to the other grantee's deed.

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There were five females listed in the 1790 Census; accounting for the wife, that leaves four; Lucretia, Martha, Pereby and 1 unknown. A Lucy Luter married Jeremaihs Johnson in 1822, Northampton County, NC

 

 

Notes for Lucretia (?):

General Notes:

 

1850 Census, Northampton County, NC, 20 August 1850, Page 61

493 Luter, Lucretia 55 F NC 360