pg. 9-July 21, 1756
Elinor McCome made complaint against her master, Wm. McDeed, that she was ill-used by him; court ordered him to post bond of f20 proc. to insure his good behavior toward her during the remainder of her servitude.
pg. 13, 14-January 19, 1757
Grand Jury: David Smith, Philip Dill, Duncan Buoy, Dushee Shaw, Robert Love, Joseph Elkins, Thos. Matthews, Thos. Homes, Thos. Frederick, Wm. McDeed, Neil McNeill, Hector NcNeill, John McAllestr and James McKeithen.
pg. 18, 19-April 20, 1757
Suit: Wm. McDeed vs. Phillip Mulkey
pg. 23-April 21, 1757
Suit: Thos. Holsm vs. William McDeed. evidence:Phillip Dill
pg. 88, August, 1761 TERM
This record is of Constables describing land bounds of the inhabitants in their district to detemine an exact list of their tithables for 1761, which include several references to "McDead's Place"
"On the northwest side of the river;-Daniel Clark, from the upper end of the county down to the mouth of Upper Little River and from there to John Dobbins Road; Christopher Yeaw, Jr., from Dobbins Road including the branches of Upper Little River to Deep River; John Taylor, from the mouth of Upper Little River down to the mouth of Lower Little River, out to John Dobbins' and from there down the Wagon Road to Archd. McNeill's; Daniel Munrow, from the mouth of Lower Little River to Mr. Gibson's store, up the Wagon Road to John McAfee's and down to Arch. McNeill's on Little River; Isaac Anderson, from McNeills Creek to Cranes Creek; Isaiah Powell, from Mr. Gibson's store to the lower end of the county, then up to John McAfee's; John McFarling, from McAfee's to McDead's Place; Wm. Pace, from there to Raiford's plantation on Drowning Creek then down the creek to the county line on the south side of Rockfish; Joshua Collins, from Cranes Creek to McClendons Creek; Jonathin Ritchison, from McClendons Creek to the upper boundary of this county including all within the Yadkin Road."
Pg. 108, May 19, 1762
Constables appointed for the ensuing year on the northwest side of the river; Daniel Clark Constable, territory from the upper corner of the county ... to the lower end of the county....... around & back to McDead's Place.