C. 1708 in Cashie Neck, Bertie Co, North Carolina she. from Chowan Co North Carolina with her father when she was 8 or 9 Type: MOVED.2
In Dec, 1719 John Stansell and Sarah Godfrey Smithwick his wife sold Thomas Madkife 388 acres in Chowan Prec, NC..4
C. 1726 in Tyrrell Co, NC Sarah. at the encouragement of her brother Edmund, John and Sarah movedacross the Roanoke River and settled on Smithwick Creek. Type: MOVED.3 Sarah. About 1720 she married John Stansell, son of John Stansell andKatherine Hardy and they settled on the land she had inherited fromher father, Edward Smithwick.
In 1726, at the encouragement of her brother, Edmund Smithwick, theymoved across Roanoke River and settled on Smithwick Creek in Tyrrell(later Martin) County. John Stansell died in 1750 but Sarah(Smithwick) Stansell was still living in 1776. The death of her deathis unknown.
Most of this biography comes from 'Hugh Smithwick Descendants' by theMartin County Historical Soceity. A copy is in the NC State Archivesin Raleigh. Sarah was a Principal 2 at Moved of John Stansell c. 1726.3
In 1735 John Stansell and Sarah Godfrey Smithwick his wife sold James Swain 100 acres in Chowan Prec, NC..4
On Aug 22, 1750 in the will of John Stansell in Tyrrell Co, NC, wife Sarah was listed as an heir. Sarah was left the use of my manor plantation and slaves as long as she lives or unless she remarries.4,7,8
She died aft 1776 in Tyrrell Co, NC.3
The Barbre Book. Custom Id: 44; personal copy.
CD 136 Colonial America, Pre-1790 Census Index. Custom Id: 531; personal copy.
Smithwick Genealogy. Custom Id: 66; North Carolina State Archives, ,, Raleigh, Wake Co, North Carolina,, 1770.
The Stancill Family, 1662 to 1981. Custom Id: 795; North Carolina State Archives, ,, Raleigh, Wake Co, North Carolina,, 1770.
Family Data Collection - Individual Records. Custom Id: 767; ancestry.com.
Family Data Collection - Marriages. Custom Id: 797; ancestry.com.
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.
Family Data Collection - Deaths. Custom Id: 766; ancestry.com.