HABELLA, a slave, in NC

Dennis MacClendon was an overseer of "ye Highways from
Suttens Crick to deepe Crick" (p. 562, Vol. I, Colonial
Records by Saunders).  He served on juries and was made a
justice, a position he held at the time of his death.
He proved rights to a hundred acres of land by the
importation of two persons, namely, Michael Downing and
HABELLA, a Negro.  (Vol. I, p. 518 of Saunders Colonial
Records).  Time frame around 1702-1706.

Contributed by: "Saundra Brown"