Elizabeth Stansell1 daughter of John Stansell and Sarah Godfrey Smithwick was born c. 1720 in Chowan Co, NC.
On Apr 28, 1770 in the will of Peter Barbree in Tyrrell Co, NC, wife Elizabeth was listed as an heir. I Give to my Dearly Belowed wife Elizabeth Barbree my Gray mare and Sadle. I Lend to my Beloved wife during her Natural Life or Widowhood my Negro man ?.1,7
Her husband, Peter Barbre, died in Nov, 1770 in Bertie Co, NC at 45 years of age.
Martin Co NC was formed on Mar 2, 1774 from parts of Tyrrell and Halifax Counties.
In 1777 in Martin Co, NC Elizabeth. widow Elizabeth Type: TAX LIST.1
In 1779 in Martin Co, NC Elizabeth. widow Elizabeth Type: TAX LIST.1
Elizabeth lived in Martin Co, NC in 1783. Elizabeth Barbaree, widow, 390 ac..1
In Oct, 1783 Elizabeth. Elizabeth (Stansell) Barbre sold the homeplace and further search hasfailed to locate where she moved. Type: LAND SALE.1
On Oct 14, 1783 in Coneto Swamp, Martin Co, North Carolina, Isaac Barbree , John Barbre <, and [S]> sold Thomas Keeling Smith 198||A p445 ||All lived in Warrentown Settlement in Martin Co. acres. On Coneto Swamp... A p445 . All lived in Warrentown Settlement in Martin Co..1
<[d]> in Bertie Co, NC Elizabeth. sold the homeplace and further search has failed to locate where she moved.
Aft 1783 Elizabeth. Immediately after the Revolution Elizabeth moved from the county.The date and place of her death are not known. Type: MOVED. Elizabeth. Elizabeth Stansell was probably the elder daughter of John and Sarah(Smithwick) Stansell. She was probably born in Bertie Co NC before her parents moved to Tyrrell Co.
They first settled on the west side of Toisnot Swamp in present dayWilson Co, NC , but shortly thereafter moved to a plantation inwestern Tyrrell (now Martin) County on Coneto Creek. Her husband died in 1770 between April and November. .
Elizabeth died aft 1783 in Martin Co, NC.2
The Barbre Book. Custom Id: 44; personal copy.
CD World Family Tree, Volume 1. Custom Id: 527; personal copy.
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.
Historical and Genealogical Collections of Dooly County Georgia, Vol II. Custom Id: 427; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3758 P885h.