The Badham Family of Chowan County, N.C.
The family name first appears amoung the records of Chowan
County Book F No 1, page 381, in a Power of Attorney from Thomas
Besy to William Badham and thomas Parris, the witon-
ment is filed in 1719.
the next item is found in the records of Albemarle County
Court at Edenton, N.C. "Suit of Wm. Badham a
merchant of Pasquitank Preceinct, against Wm. Custer (1720)
William Badham next apears in a deed in Book C. No. 1
Page 11). from the Commissioners of the Town of Edenton, N.C. for lots
in said Town 1722, then follow deeds to him from various persons
Robert Hick, to Wm. Badham 50 acres land adjoining 'Town of Edenton'.
(Book C No 1, page 343) 1723.
Thomas Matthews to Wm Badham (Book C, No 1, Page 60) 1723.
Michael Buniclay to Same (Book C No 1, Page 345) 1725
Christopher Gale to same (Book C No. 1 Page 69) 1725
Thomas Mewborne to Same (Book C No. 1 Page 629) 1729.
Richard Gulls to same, lots in Edenton (Book W, No. 1 p.230) 1733
Constance Luten to Same (Book A No 1 Page 62) 1734
Has County property as follows.
As one of the Commissioners in Edenton in 1722.
In his was right in 1723, 1724, 1729, & 1733.
From the above transactions was[text illegible] of his family history
we have filed from the Court and Assembly records that he was a
member of the House of Burgesses from Chowan, one of the Justices
of the precinct Court, and a Commissioner of the Town