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a. Note:   , Thomas, Samuel (land on Slaids Creek), Mathyas. Daughter: Susanna. Wife and Executrix: Mary. Witnesses: Benjamin Sanderson, Benjamin Slade, Charles Smith. No probate. Killed in the Tuscarora Indian War The Tysons , members of one of the oldest and largest families of Pitt County ,are thed escendants of Mathias Tyson, who was born around 1660. In 1679, he, his mother Susannika, and his father John , a planter, purchased together a farm on Virginia's Eastern Shore in Northhampton County. After his father's death, he and his wife Mary lived in adjoining Accomack County from around 1691 to 1702. He and his family entered North Carolina as early settlersof Bath County,in the area which is now Hyde County, and livednear Slade's Creek,a branch of the Pungo River. For the next 25years the Tysons lived in the same area, and son Edward were toremain an d leave decendants there. Then , in the1730's began agreat migration of the family and a rise to prominence. SonsCornelius, Edmond, and Thomas Tyson, and John Hardee, husband oftheir sister Susannah, received large land grants in the area which was later (1760) to become Pitt County.Here they prosperedand multiplied so that by 1762. the date of the oldest PittCounty tax list, 12 of the 492 households were headed by thegrandsons of Mathias Tyson. The old home stead was on the Northside of Tyson's creek and Little Contentnea Creek, ten miles west of Greenville. %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% Will dated April 5, 1710: Inhabitant of Baith County beeing very sick and wek of body butt inperfectsence and memory blessed bee God for itt mye sole I bequeth toye Lord ye gave it and my body to ye earth and my worldy goodsas folowth. Edward Tisson one cow yearlying with all herincrece: It to my sone Cornelius Tison one cow yearling with allher increase: It to my sine Edmond one cow and calf and one cowyearling with all their increase to my sone Thomas Tisson onecow and carlife with all their increase: it to my daughterSusanna tison one tow year old heffer with all her increase: itto my sone Jhoas Tisson one tow year old heffer and one yerlingheffor with all their incescs: it to my sone Samuell tison onetractt of land lying on ye north side of a creeck called slaidscreek, and one cow yearling with all the irincreece: it to mysone Mathyas Tisson two cow yearlins with all their increeice:it to my granson Arone Tisson one two year old heffe or with allher increeice. I will and bequeth to my loving wife Mary Tissonmy plantation and land I now live on and all ye rest of myEsstaite sheepaing all my justt andlawful deets : allsoe I levemy wife my wole and sole Exceatrees : in witt whoar I sett myhand and seale this fifth day of april Anno Domino 1710 "At First, Carolina settles and Native American mostly gotalong. But resentment grew with the Tuscarora Indians over ladand trade and how the settlers treated them as savages. Thetension exploded in 1711. The Indiand attacked NC colonistsalong the Neuse and Pamilco Rivers, Killing 130. -Foon Rhee Landpatent: 8 Aug 1761 | Granville bk.11 pg.69 => Abraham Tyson | 700 acres in Beaufort County on both sides of Little Contentney joining Matthias Tyson | SCC: Moses Tyson, Wood Moore | Wits: John Simpson, William Thomas | BF-317 1704QuitRentsAccomackCounty,: An Account of what Land in Accomack County the owers whereof are not dwellers. 1704QuitRentsAccomackCounty,: George CORBIN Northampton 150 Thomas DENT 500 Joshua FICHETT Northampton 200 Obedience JOHNSON Qtrs 300 Mr. William KENDALL's orphans of Northampton County 2850 Francis LAILOR Northampton 100 Mr. Hancock LEE dividing Creeks 4050 Alexdr MERCY Maryland 200 Grattiance MITCHELL North. 200 Thomas PRESON of Northampton 200 Henry SMITH at the Southerd 100(Matt. TYSON Southerd 200) RichARd WATTERS in Maryland 1057 Jno WALTHAM Maryland 200 Peter WALTHAM New England 200 Teagle WOLTHAM Maryland 200 1704QuitRentsAccomackCounty,: Signed: Jno WISE, Sheriff NotesFromMargaretYelverton: General Notes: The area where Mathias Tyson settled in North Carolina, and where his sons grew up is in modern day Hyde County. He lived along Slades Creek, on the Matchepungo (Pungo) River, in what was known as Bath County. (Kammerer) NotesFromMargaretYelverton: Noted events in his life were: NotesFromMargaretYelverton: Bought Land: : 20 Feb 1694, Accomack Co, VA. 300 acres for 7,000 pounds of tobacco from Edmund Bowman's estate. Tax List: : 1694, VA Accomack Co, Bailey's Pct.Power of Attorney: : 1702, Accomack Co, VA. Mathias signed a power of attorney to Tully Robinson. Sold Land: : 2 Feb 1703, Accomack Co, VA. 300 acres, that had been purchased in 1693, for 4,000 pounds of tobacco to Robert Hamilton, his stepfather. Mathias was still erroneously shown to be the non-resident (lives out of the county) owner of this land in the 1704 tax list. His location was given as southward. Land: : 1710, Bath Co., NC, currently Hyde Co, NC. Mathias applied in 1708 for a land patent from the "Duke of Beaufort, Palantine" but did not receive it until after his death in 1710.
  Mathias Tisson Bath County 05 Apr 1710 Will Sons: John, Edward, Edmond, Thomas, Samuel (land on Slaids Creek), Mathyas. Daughter: Susanna. Wife and Executrix: Mary. Witnesses: Benjamin Sanderson, Benjamin Slade, Charles Smith. No probate. TISSON, MATHIAS. Bath County. April 5, 1710. Sons: JOHN, EDWARD, EDMOND, THOMAS, SAMUEL (land on Slaids Creek), MATHYAS. Daughter: SUSANNA. Wife and Executrix: MARY. Witnesses: BENJAMIN SANDERSON, BENJAMIN SLADE, CHARLES SMITH. No probate. Killed in the Tuscarora Indian War The Tysons , members of one of the oldest and largest families of Pitt County ,are the descendants of Mathias Tyson, who was born around 1660. In 1679, he, his mother Susannika, and his father John , a planter, purchased together a farm on Virginia's Eastern Shore in Northhampton County. After his father's death, he and his wife Mary lived in adjoining Accomack County from around 1691 to 1702. He and his family entered North Carolina as early settlersof Bath County,in the area which is now Hyde County, and livednear Slade's Creek,a branch of the Pungo River. For the next 25years the Tysons lived in the same area, and son Edward were toremain an d leave decendants there. Then , in the1730's began agreat migration of the family and a rise to prominence. SonsCornelius, Edmond, and Thomas Tyson, and John Hardee, husband oftheir sister Susannah, received large land grants in the area which was later (1760) to become Pitt County.Here they prosperedand multiplied so that by 1762. the date of the oldest PittCounty tax list, 12 of the 492 households were headed by thegrandsons of Mathias Tyson. The old home stead was on the Northside of Tyson's creek and Little Contentnea Creek, ten miles west of Greenville. %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% Will dated April 5, 1710: Inhabitant of Baith County beeing very sick and wek of body butt inperfectsence and memory blessed bee God for itt mye sole I bequeth toye Lord ye gave it and my body to ye earth and my worldy goodsas folowth. Edward Tisson one cow yearlying with all herincrece: It to my sone Cornelius Tison one cow yearling with allher increase: It to my sine Edmond one cow and calf and one cowyearling with all their increase to my sone Thomas Tisson onecow and carlife with all their increase: it to my daughterSusanna tison one tow year old heffer with all her increase: itto my sone Jhoas Tisson one tow year old heffer and one yerlingheffor with all their incescs: it to my sone Samuell tison onetractt of land lying on ye north side of a creeck called slaidscreek, and one cow yearling with all the irincreece: it to mysone Mathyas Tisson two cow yearlins with all their increeice:it to my granson Arone Tisson one two year old heffe or with allher increeice. I will and bequeth to my loving wife Mary Tissonmy plantation and land I now live on and all ye rest of myEsstaite sheepaing all my justt andlawful deets : allsoe I levemy wife my wole and sole Exceatrees : in witt whoar I sett myhand and seale this fifth day of april Anno Domino 1710"At First, Carolina settles and Native American mostly gotalong. But resentment grew with the Tuscarora Indians over ladand trade and how the settlers treated them as savages. Thetension exploded in 1711. The Indiand attacked NC colonistsalong the Neuse and Pamilco Rivers, Killing 130. -Foon Rhee Landpatent: 8 Aug 1761 | Granville bk.11 pg.69 => Abraham Tyson | 700 acres in Beaufort County on both sides of Little Contentney joining Matthias Tyson | SCC: Moses Tyson, Wood Moore | Wits: John Simpson, William Thomas | BF-317 1704QuitRentsAccomackCounty,: An Account of what Land in Accomack County the owers whereof are not dwellers. 1704QuitRentsAccomackCounty,: George CORBIN Northampton 150 Thomas DENT 500 Joshua FICHETT Northampton 200 Obedience JOHNSON Qtrs 300 Mr. William KENDALL's orphans of Northampton County 2850 Francis LAILOR Northampton 100 Mr. Hancock LEE dividing Creeks 4050 Alexdr MERCY Maryland 200 Grattiance MITCHELL North. 200 Thomas PRESON of Northampton 200 Henry SMITH at the Southerd 100 (Matt. TYSON Southerd 200) RichARd WATTERS in Maryland 1057 Jno WALTHAM Maryland 200 Peter WALTHAM New England 200 Teagle WOLTHAM Maryland 200 1704QuitRentsAccomackCounty,: Signed: Jno WISE, Sheriff NotesFromMargaretYelverton: General Notes: The area where Mathias Tyson settled in North Carolina, and where his sons grew up is in modern day Hyde County. He lived along Slades Creek, on the Matchepungo (Pungo) River, in what was known as Bath County. (Kammerer) NotesFromMargaretYelverton: Noted events in his life were: NotesFromMargaretYelverton: Bought Land: : 20 Feb 1694, Accomack Co, VA. 300 acres for 7,000 pounds of tobacco from Edmund Bowman's estate. Tax List: : 1694, VA Accomack Co, Bailey's Pct. Power of Attorney: : 1702, Accomack Co, VA. Mathias signed a power of attorney to Tully Robinson. Sold Land: : 2 Feb 1703, Accomack Co, VA. 300 acres, that had been purchased in 1693, for 4,000 pounds of tobacco to Robert Hamilton, his stepfather. Mathias was still erroneously shown to be the non-resident (lives out of the county) owner of this land in the 1704 tax list. His location was given as southward. Land: : 1710, Bath Co., NC, currently Hyde Co, NC. Mathias applied in 1708 for a land patent from the "Duke of Beaufort, Palantine" but did not receive it until after his death in 1710. From Sara Whitford's page http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncbath/ He died after 5 APR 1710 in Bath County, NC. From Pitt County Chronicle Mathias Tyson (1246) p. 689 "In 1679, he, his mother Susannika, and his father John, a planter, purchased together a farm on Virginia's Eastern Shore in Northampton County. After his father's death, he and his wife Mary lived in admoining Accomack County from around 1691 to 1702. He and his family entered North Carolina as early settlers of Bath County, in the area which is now Hyde County, and lived near Slade's Creek, a branch of the Pungo River. In his Bath County will, dated April 5, 1710, Mathias Tyson made bequests to his wife Mary, daughter Susannah, grandson Aaron and sons John, Edward, Cornelius, Edmond, Thomas, Jonas, Samuel and Mathias. He and John, probably the oldest of his sons, had been among the petitioners who around 1708 sought to have courts established in Wickham Precinct, which later became Hyde County. One of Mathias Tyson's sons, the father of the grandson Aaron, was killed by Indians around 1710.
Note:   Mathias Tisson Bath County 05 Apr 1710 Will Sons: John, Edward, Edmond


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