Will of Edward Wingate Sr. of date 1758 recorded in Craven Co. SC lists heirs with roots in several southeastern NC counties: Bladen, Brunswick, and Columbus. In his will, Edward Wingate Sr. does not name his wife by name but from sundry other sources, she can be identified as Ann Blount. Son John Wingate is given "one shilling and no more." Son Edward Wingate Jr. married Sarah ______. Edward Wingate Jr.'s son Edward Wingate is also mentioned. Daughter Sarah Wingate Bell, the wife of James Bell (my line of descent is through their daughter Sarah Bell who married John Galloway). Also leaves grandsons Samuel Bell and James Bell land at Lockwood Folly. Daughter Mary Simmons (spelled Symmonds) wife of John Simmons. Daughter Ann Hickman, wife of John Hickman. Mentions land at Lockwood Folly to grandsons John Hickman and Edward Hickman.
Brunswick Count Deed Bk A Page 144 of date 1772, gives the children of Edward Wingate Jr: Arthur Council Wingate, Walter Wingate, William Wingate, Joseph Wingate, and daughter, Sarah Wingate. Wife is not mentioned.