Nottingham Monk signature, 13 July 1791 guardian account of George Kittrell’s orphans.
Nottingham Monk signature, 1 Feburary 1799, bond for Noah Belote’s administration of estate of John Belote
Nottingham Monk signature, 26 July 1795 allottment to Mary Kittrell of her dower in estate of George Kittrell
Nottingham Monk signatures: 13 July 1791, guardian account of George Kittrell’s orphans; 11 Feburary 1799, Noah Belote’s bond to administer estate of John Belote; 26 July 1795, allottment to Mary Kittrell of her dower in estate of George Kittrell.
So we’ve established that Strachan/Strahon/Strawhorn Monk (1778 – 1850/1860) was the son of Nottingham Monk and Rachel Strachan of Bertie County, North Carolina. In this posting, I’d like to move back a generation and begin sharing with you what I know about Strachan’s father Nottingham Monk. As we’ll see, the given name Nottingham is a surname used as a given name, just as with the name Strachan. Nottingham Monk’s grandparents were William Monk and Elizabeth Nottingham of Northampton County, Virginia. Continue reading “Will the Real Strawhorn Monk Please Stand Up? Documenting the Ancestry of Strachan Monk (1787 – 1850/1860), Son of Nottingham Monk and Rachel Strachan (1)” →
William Anderson’s answer, as administrator of Nottingham Monk, to complaint of Amos Raynor,* Bertie County, North Carolina Court of Equity, 23 March 1825, listing heirs of Nottingham Monk; from loose-papers estate file of Nottingham Monk held by North Carolina Archives.
In the three-part series of postings I did recently about Daniel Cherry, his sister Talitha, and Talitha’s husband Strachan/Strahon/Strawhorn Monk of Martin County, North Carolina, and Tennessee,
I noted that P.M. Harbert’s “Early History of Hardin County, Tennessee” has the following to say about Strachan (“Strawhorn”) Monk: Continue reading “Will the Real Strawhorn Monk Please Stand Up? Documenting the Life of Strachan Monk (1787 – 1850/1860), Son of Nottingham Monk and Rachel Strachan” →
Hardin County, Tennessee, Entry Bk. 1, Feb. 1820-June 1835, pp. 191-2.
In my previous posting with this title, I told you I’d continue the story I began with it, which is about how, when I obtained a copy of the 1837 deed in which Daniel Cherry, a brother of my 3-great-grandmother Talitha Cherry Monk (1790-1860), loaned a piece of land to Talitha and her husband Strachan Monk (1787-abt. 1858), I then did a search of 19 th-century land records in Hardin County, Tennessee. As I noted in my last posting, what I found when I did that search has provided me with illuminating information about an eastern North Carolina kinship network that settled on the Tennessee River in southwest Hardin County, Tennessee, soon after 1820. Continue reading ““In Consideration of the Love and Good Will I Have and Do Bear Towards My Sister Telitha Monk”: Daniel Cherry, Strachan and Talitha Cherry Monk, and What Land Records Can Teach Us (2)” →