Jesse Seawell

Male 1780 - 1862  (82 years)


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  • Name Jesse Seawell 
    Born 1780 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1810-1820, 1840-1850  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Oct 1862  Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1800, Jul 21 -- Land Grant #1766 and 0112, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Sowell [assignee of Mary Sowell] received 50 acres located between Richland Creek and Suck Creek adjoining McCaskill, Barrett, McKay, his own line and his mother. Jno. Sowell and Thos. Ritter were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC page 596
      Jesse Sowel
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1810-1820 [undated estimate] -- Estate, Moore County, NC Will Book A, Page 316
      Inventory of the Estate of Jesse Ritter, Dec'd. by Administrators Thomas Ritter and Jesse Sowell.

      1810, Apr 12 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Ritter Senr. deeded 100 acres to his grandchildren [children of daughter Susanna and husband Daniel Muse] located between Richland and McLendons Creek being part of 200 acres adjoining Jesse Sowell, Everiter Ritter, Donald McQueen, Wm. Barret, Farquard Campbell and McIver (formerly McLeod). Jesse Muse and Shadrach Manes were witnesses. [Editor's Note: Private deed in possession of Frank Muse, Carthage, NC]

      1811, Jul 3 -- Land Grant #2167, Moore County, NC
      Thomas Ritter received 28.75 acres located on the waters of Richland Creek adjoining Neil McIntosh (formerly James Holcombe), Donald McQueen and Jesse Ritter. Jesse Sowell and Thos. Ritter were chain carriers.

      1813, Jan 12 -- Land Grant #2244, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Been received 23 acres located west of McLendons Creek adjoining own (formerly Samuel Dunn), Joel Lawhorn, Jesse Sowell and Malcolm McCaskill. Lochart Fry and Jesse Been were chain carriers.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Sowell 550 acres/$550

      1817, Sep 18 -- Land Grant #2327, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Sowell received 200 acres adjoining Dowd, his own line (formerly Neil McLeod), Angus McQueen and McIntosh. Isaac Sowell and John Sowell were chain carriers.

      1817, Dec 5 -- Land Grant #2314, Moore County, NC
      John Martin received 100 acres located on Blans Branch of Richland Creek adjoining Minar, McLeod, his own line (formerly Carr) and Phillips. Jesse Sowell and Wm. Harris were chain carriers.

      1817, Dec 6 -- Land Grant #2319, Moore County, NC
      John Martin received 100 acres located north of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and McLeod. Jesse Sowell and Wm. Harris were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Sowell 286 acres/$360

      1818, Nov 28 -- Land Grant #2421, Moore County, NC
      Isaac Sowel received 220 acres located north of Richland Creek adjoining Jesse Sowell and Alexr. McIntosh. Jesse Sowell Senr. and Jesse Sowell Jur. were chain carriers.

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 305
      Jesse Sowell
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2M 1F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 180
      Jesse Sowell
      (50-60) 1M 1F
      (30-40) 2M
      (20-30) 1M
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 1M 1F

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 244
      Jesse Sowell 65 M, Mechanic, Born in NC
      Nancy Sowell 55 F, Born in NC
      Ann M. Sowell 24 F, Born in NC
      Joshua L. Sowell 21 M, Farmer, $150 Real Estate, Born in NC
    Person ID I03201  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2017 

    Father Isaac Sowell,   b. 1740-1741,   d. Nov 1782  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Mary Quimby,   b. Abt 1745,   d. Between 1806 and 1808  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Family ID F1022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Ritter,   b. 1775  [1
    Married 5 Jul 1807  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susanna "Susie" Seawell,   b. 2 May 1805
    +2. Eleazer Quimby Seawell,   b. 10 May 1808,   d. 15 Mar 1893, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Isaac McLendon Seawell,   b. 27 Oct 1810,   d. Bef 1870  (Age < 59 years)
    +4. Nancy Seawell,   b. 24 Nov 1815,   d. Aft 1860  (Age 45 years)
    +5. Eli Ritter Seawell,   b. 13 Dec 1819
    +6. Aaron Ashley Flowers Seawell,   b. 10 Mar 1822,   d. 1894, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Jesse G. Seawell,   b. 27 May 1825
     8. Ann M. Seawell,   b. 28 May 1827,   d. 20 Jul 1862, Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     9. Joshua Lee Seawell,   b. 18 Mar 1830
    Histories
    Family Bible of Jesse Sowell and Nancy Ritter
    Family Bible of Jesse Sowell and Nancy Ritter
    Located at the NC Archives [Mars ID 400.803]. Originally found at a yard sale and donated to the Archives. Contains listing of births and marriages of the family of Jesse Seawell/Sowell and Nancy Ritter.
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F1051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jul 1807 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810-1820, 1840-1850 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Oct 1862 - Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    c1810 Will Book A Page 171, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Ritter
    c1810 Will Book A Page 171, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Ritter
    [Note - no date given on actual Inventory but the date was estimated using the Estates that were listed before and after Jesse Ritters. While these Estates had no date listed either, several of the individuals had accompanying wills that were dated]
    1811 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2167 - Thomas Ritter
    1811 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2167 - Thomas Ritter
    1817 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2327 - Jesse Sowell
    1817 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2327 - Jesse Sowell
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1766 - Jesse Seawell
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1766 - Jesse Seawell
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1960 - Jesse Seawell
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1960 - Jesse Seawell
    1810 Deed, Moore County, NC - Jesse Ritter to Susanna Muse
    1810 Deed, Moore County, NC - Jesse Ritter to Susanna Muse
    1810, Apr 12 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
    Jesse Ritter Senr. deeded 100 acres to his grandchildren [children of daughter Susanna and husband Daniel Muse] located between Richland and McLendons Creek being part of 200 acres adjoining Jesse Sowell, Everiter Ritter, Donald McQueen, Wm. Barret, Farquard Campbell and McIver(formerly McLeod). Jesse Muse and Shadrach Manes were witnesses. [Editorís Note: Private deed in possession of Frank Muse, Carthage, NC]

    Histories
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Earliest complete tax list for Moore County. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptrollers Papers, Box 6. Moore County]
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Tax List for District #1 and District #2. While the exact date is uncertain based on a comparison of several landowners it is estimated to have been taken between 1818-1823. This was handed down by the family of Richard Street, tax assessor. during the time period. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the Moore County Library.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1198] Jesse Sowell Family Bible.