Mary Lee Becker
One this page, I am going to start compiling whatever original source material I can find on Deborah Sutton Whedby, 2nd wife of Dennis Macklenden the immigrant:
From "North Carolina Headrights: A List of Names. 1663 - 1744," compiled by Caroline P. Whitley*
"Secretary of State Records, Land Grant Records Books, Volume 83A, 1701 - 1704, State Archives, Division of Archives and History, Raleigh"**
pg. *56 **(pg. 195):
" Geo. Sutton, 344a., Perquimans Precinct, n.d. Warrent (564 a.) n.d. Survey 25 July 1697.
'for the Transportation of Geo. Sutton his wife Nath. Sutton Joseph Sutton Sarah Sutton Deborah Sutton by assignment of Jno Whidby Nath. Sutton Rich. Corbett Jone his Wife Sarah a Negro and 70 acrs Due on Whidbyes Warrant Dated the 7th feb. 1693 and allso 44 Acrs Due to Geo. Sutton by warrant Assigned from Jenkin Williams Dated the 22 of Aprill 1694."
From "North Carolina Taxpayers, 1679 - 1790. Vol 2," compiled by Clarence E. Radcliff:
"McClenden, Deborah, Perq. [Perquimans] 1720"
From "Abstract of Wills" page 228:
"McClenden, Deborah. Perquimans County. February 6, 1728-1729. October 15, 1732. Granson: Joseph Sutton. Son and Executor: Richard Wheedbee. Witnesses: Charles Denman, James Anderson, Senr., James Anderson, Junr., Clerk of the Court: Charles Denman."