Roger SNELL, Jr.[1]

Male 1682 - 1759  (77 years)


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  • Name Roger SNELL  [2
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 4 Apr 1682  Perquimans, County, North, Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Will 27 Oct 1758  Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Probate 11 Apr 1759  Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 27 Oct 1759  Sampson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I2482  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 May 2011 

    Father Roger SNELL,   b. 26 Jan 1647, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1708, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth CASELL,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Oct 1692  [7
    Family ID F155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann PICKERING,   b. 8 Feb 1701,   d. 1787  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Perquimans, County, North, Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca SNELL,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James SNELL,   b. 1733, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Parthany SNELL,   b. 1731, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Katherine SNELL,   b. 1737, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1753  (Age 16 years)
     5. Roger SNELL,   b. 1735, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803, Sampson County (Sampson Courthouse), NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Ann SNELL,   b. 8 Feb 1737, Duplin County, North Carolina (In 1737) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1811, Dobbs County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F1165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Information obtained from:The snell Family Jane Lawrence StoneNov 1974 921 Westview AveNashville, Tenn 37203

      North Carolina Historical & Genealogical Register
      Vol. I Abstract of North Carolina Wills, 1690-1760

      Page 349
      Snell, Roger. Duplin County.
      October 27, 1758. April 11, 1759. Sons: James (land and two negroes), Roger ("my plantation and three negroes").
      Daughters:
      Purthany Snell, Mary King, Rebecca Herring (negroes to each).
      Sons-in-law: Abraham Herring and Michael King. Wife: Ann.
      Executors: Michael King and George Bell. Witnesses: John King, John Canady, Jesse Bell. Clerk of the Court: John Dickson.

      Page 490
      Snell, Roger, Duplin, Oct. 27th, 1758; Jan'y 2nd, 1759. Son James, daughter Parthony, son Roger, wife Ann, daughters Mary Kornegay and Rebecca Herring, daughter Ann King, son-in-law Michael King and George Bell Exrs. Test, John King, John Canaday, Jesse Bell.

      http://members.nbci.com/MGWalker/1758willrsn.htm

      (Transcribed from original located in the North Carolina State Archives
      under Duplin County Wills)

      In the Name of God Amen. The twenty seventh day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand and seven hundred and fifty-eight. I, Roger Snell, of Duplin, planter, being very sick and weak in body but in perfect mind and memory thanks be to God therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body, and knowing it is appointed for me once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, that is to say principal and first
      of all, I give and recommend my soul to the hands of God that gave it, and for my body I recommend it to the earth to be buried in a Christian-like and decent manner at the discretion of my executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. As touching such Worldly Estate herewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give, devise and dispose the same in the following manner.
      I give and bequeath to my well beloved son James Snell two Negro boys -
      Ben and Nat and fifty acres land lying on the East side of Six Runs. ***to Abraham Herrings Going to Abraham Herrings land and one feather bed
      and furniture to him and one gun and my Negro fellow Luk after my wife's decease and my carpenter's and Suemaker's tools to him and his heirs forever. Item -I give to my well beloved daughter Partheny Snell: two Negro boys AmerJezer and Lonon, one feather bed, and furniture to her.
      Item- I give and bequeath to my well beloved son Roger Snell three Negro boys -James Andrew and Green and Harry and one feather bed and furniture and my plantation whereon I now live with one hundred acres of land thereto belonging, one rifle gun and on set of cooper's tools to him
      and his heirs. Item- I lend to my well beloved wife Ann Snell my Negro Luk and my Negro wench Betsy and my Negro wench Bess and all the rest of my goods and chattels and house furniture during her widowhood.
      And if she should marry giving good and sufficient security not to defraud the Legatees out of their right. I lend it to her during her natural life the same shall be divided in manner & form as follows:
      Item- I * to my well beloved Daughter Mary King my Negro wench Bess and increase from the date of said wench at the decease of my wife. Item-
      I give to my well beloved daughter Rebaca Herring one Negro wench Betsy and her increase from date here of and the said wench at the decease of my wife. Item- I give to my well beloved son-in-law Abraham Herring one hundred and fifty acres of land within the plantation he now lives on and
      to his heirs. Item- I give to my well beloved daughter Ann King one Negro boy named Need and her heirs. Item- I give and bequeath in manner and form as follows: all the goods and chattels and house furnishings as I have lent to my wife excepting the engross at my wife's decease to be equally divided between my son James Snell and my daughter Partheny Snell and my son Roger Snell. Item- I give to my well beloved son-in-law Michael King all my land that is not before mentioned & to him and his heirs * and I likewise constitute and ordain Michael King and George Bell my only and sole Executors of this my Last will and Testament and do hereby utterly as a law revoke and disavow all and every other and former testaments, will, legatees, and bequeaths and Executions by me in any wise before this time.
      Named and bequeathed I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written Signed, sealed and discharged by the said as his Last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers
      John King
      John Cenedy Roger Snell
      Jesse Bell
      Probated 2 June 1759
      Will Bk 2 pg. 442 Sampson Co Ct House

      Was appointed Justice of Peace on April 7, 1750, Duplin County, NC.

      Information obtained from:The snell Family Jane Lawrence StoneNov 1974 921 Westview AveNashville, Tenn 37203

      BIOGRAPHY: I have seen records with the exact same dates as this Roger, stating that his middle name was Durton

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] Jim Carney, compiled by James H Carney [(E-ADDRESS), & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Minyama, Queensland 4575 AUSTRALIA.

    2. [S13] Roger Durdin Snell Bible Record, Roger Durdin Snell ABBR Roger Durdin Snell Bible Record Woman in possession of the Roger Durdin Snell Bible is JudithWrensilverhill2@webtv.net. She posted this information on RootsWeb.comonMonday, November 01, 1999 at http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/.

    3. [S471] Our King Family, Their Ancestors, In-Laws and Descendents, Oscar Benjamin King, (The Manney Company / 1970 ABBR Our King Family, Their Ancestors, In-Laws and Descendents ABBR "Our King Family" by O.B. King NS19463).

    4. [S385] Alvin King, His Ancestors and Descendants, 1630-1996, Allene King Hill & Juanita King Lowrance, (1996 ABBR Alvin King, His Ancestors and Descendants, 1630-1996 ABBR Alvin King, Ancestors & Descendants).

    5. [S475] Sampson County Will Abstracts 1784 - 1900, abstracted by Elizabeth E. Ross ABBR Sampson County Will Abstracts 1784 - 1900 ABBR Sampson County Will Abstracts 1784 - 1900.

    6. [S472] Abstract of North Carolina Wills, J. Bryan Grimes, (North Carolina) Secretary of State, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore/1975 ABBR Abstract of North Carolina Wills ABBR Abstract of North Carolina Wills).

    7. [S11] Our King Family" by O.B. King, Oscar Benjamin King, (The Manney Company / 1970 REPO @R15@), REPO @R15@ (Reliability: 2).