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Section 5: Ellerbee Creek to Fish Dam Ford on Neuse River

By David Southern

 

THOMAS HOLLOWAY, JOHN ALSTON, WILLIAM REEVES, SAMUEL PEAKE, THOMAS HINES, BENJAMIN ALLEN, REUBEN ALLEN, THOMAS TOMLINSON, JUDITH MATTHEWS, HENRY McCULLOH and possibly JOHN SHERRON as well

 

The above grants are conjectural for having the Fish Dam Road within their boundaries. See Markhamís landgrant map for Wake county and the D. G. McDuffie survey of Paul Carrington Cameronís land, 1890 Ė 91. The latter survey is found to be in error through the Bennehan / Cameron land transaction research conducted by Jean Bradley Anderson. There are two McDuffie memoranda books with details for the map in the Cameron papers, as well as this item in an undated diary, probably Duncan Cameronís,

 

Subseries 6.11.3.  Undated Diary
   Undated.  1 item.
 
  177. n.d.  Probably Duncan Cameron.  Calendar for the months of
       June, July, and August showing days for public
       events--e.g., "cockfight at Hillsboro," "tax-gathering at
       Fish Dam ford," "Supreme Co. at Raleigh," and "muster at
       Huckabees in Wake."  5 pages.
 
which implies a larger purpose for the Fish Dam store. 
 
Jean Andersonís Piedmont Plantation gives two tracts (possibly the same, described twice in 
different deed books) from Duncan Cameron to Fielding Leathers, OCDB 26:229 and 
OCDB 35:111 for 69 1/7 acres on the south side of Eno River on Fish Dam Road, adjacent 
John Tilley.