John Stansell III son of John Stansell and Sarah Godfrey Smithwick was born bef 1730.
He married Patience woJohnStanselIII bef 1750.1
The will of [p1] was [m1] <[d]> in Tyrrell Co, NC. Executors: Sarah Godfrey Smithwick and John Stansell. Heirs: wife Sarah Godfrey Smithwick <, son [S]> , daughter Elizabeth Stansell, Rebackah Stansell and Mary Stansell <. [wm].1,2,3
John lived in Chowan Co, NC in 1754.
John lived in Tyrrell Co, NC in 1755.
In 1760 John Benson sold John Stansell an unknown number of acres in , Pitt Co..1
John lived in Pitt Co, North Carolina, 1760 in 1762.
John lived in Pitt Co, North Carolina, 1760 in 1764. John. In 1750, John Jr willed his land to John III and Godfrey, his twosons. The land are located in what was then Tyrell Co, now Martin,about 4 miles east of Williamston on the Morratock River, Devil's Gut,and Smithwick's (now Sweet Water) creek.
In 1755 John III and Godfrey conveyed all their land to Reuben Eason.This is the last record of the Stancills in the area east ofWilliamston, and it is perfectly clear that they left and went stillfurther inland to the Conetoe Creek where their uncle William hadpreviously moved.
In 1759, Godfrey Stancill received 100 acres by deed from Archdeaconon Conetoe Creek. The deed was witnessed by John Stancill. This wasone year before Pitt was taken from Beaufort County and this deed istherefore recorded in Beaufort County in Book 3, page 427.
In 1760, John III received 2 tracts on Conetoe Creek from John Bensonwhich is recorded in Pitt Co Registry Book A, p 6&8.
In 1767 Archdeacon sold another tract to Godfrey on Conetoe Creek. Wenow see that John III and Godfrey are firmly established in ConetoeCreek in Pitt County.
John died c. 1764 in Pitt Co, North Carolina, 1760.
John Stansell had the following children:
The Stansel Family. Custom Id: 223; North Carolina State Archives, ,, Raleigh, Wake Co, North Carolina,, 1770. Call Number: GR 929.2 S791S.
North Carolina Will Abstracts, 1660-1790. Custom Id: 796; ancestry.com.
The Stancill Family, 1662 to 1981. Custom Id: 795; North Carolina State Archives, ,, Raleigh, Wake Co, North Carolina,, 1770.
Family Data Collection - Deaths. Custom Id: 766; ancestry.com.