Page 219 Read the Petition of Sundry persons for Laying out a road from near Francis PARKERs the nearest way into the road that leads to Stony Creek nigh Nicholas SKINNERs Ordred that the following persons be a Jury to lay off the same (to wit) Isaac HILLIARD, Francis JONES, Nathaniel DRAKE, Henry BECKWITH, Joseph MATTHEWS, Arthur WHITEHEAD, Nathan BODDIE, Thomas WILLIS, Samuel BRACEWELL, GeorgeHERROD,Arthur BRASWELL , James WOODARD, David STRICKLAND, and that likewise the following persons [Page 220] are to work on the said Road: William WILLIAMS, Isaac HILLIARD, Francis JONES, John JONES, John MELTON, James MATTHEWS, Jacob MATTHEWS,Thomas HART, Henry BECKWITH, Thomas BECKWI__, Jesse HUNT, Samuel BRASWELL, WilliamBRASWELL , William BIZZELL, Thomas SPIGHT, Thomas WILLIS & William WILLIS and that Ebenezer FOLSOMis appointed Overseer of the same &c.
Edgecombe Co., NC County Court Minutes BOOK II 1763-1774 by Weynette Parks Haun
Arthur, Samuel & William Braswell are brothers and sons of William Braswell II and wife Margaret.
James Woodard's son David married Elizabeth Braswell, daughter of Samuel Braswell.
James Woodard's daughter Mary married Micajah Braswell, son of Samuel Braswell.