William Searcy

Male 1723 - 1776


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  • Name William Searcy 
    Born 1723  Nottingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between Feb and May 1776  Guilford County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1761, Jan 7 -- Land Grant, Orange County, NC
      William Searcy received a 640 grant located on both sides of Deep River

      1761, Jun 9 -- Land Grant, Orange County, NC
      William Searcy received a 640 grant located on both sides of Deep River

      1764, Feb 3 -- Deed, Cumberland County, NC
      William Searcey listed as a witness on a Deed from James Chiney to John Kegill for 120 acres located in fork of Bear Creek

      1764, Aug 7 -- 1762 - 1766 County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC Page 223
      Ordered that twelve of the following persons: Windsor Peirce, Jeffrey Beck, Christopher Monday, John Needham, John Williamson, John Needham, James Pittman, James Graves, Ralph Hinwelt, Charles Strange, Solomon Morgain, John Purslay, Peter Funcanon, William Searcey, Henry Smith, Adam Andrews, John Garner, John Lawrence and Jno. Rodes meet and lay out a road from Rowan line opposite Fraziers Road to the best and nearest road leading to cross creek.

      1765, May 14 -- Deed, Orange County, NC
      William Searcey deeded Mary Pierce 100 acres proven by Enoch Spinks

      1773, Mar 4 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      William Searcy Senr. listed as a witness on a Deed from Jennings & Elizabeth Thompson to Joseph Carr for 200 acres on Flatt Creek. Proved by Willm. Searcy Esq. May 1774.

      1773, Oct 11 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      Wm. Searcy listed as a witness on a Deed from William Reade Senr. to his son, Arthur Read for 150 acres located North of Deep River. Proved by Searcy May 1774.

      1773, Dec 4 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      Wm. Searcy listed as a witness on a Deed from Arthur & Martha Read to Ransom Southerland for a tract of land lying on Deep River. Proved by Willm. Searcy Esq. Aug 1774.

      1773, Dec 14 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      William Searcy listed as a witness on a Deed from Soloman & Mehetabel Morgan of Chatham County to Lombard Reade for 100 acres located North of Deep River. This tract was granted to William Searcy Jan 7 1761. Proved by Searcy May 1774.

      1775, Feb 14 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      Windsor and Mary Pearce deeded to Ransom Southerland 100 acres located South of Deep River. Originally part of 640 acres granted to William Searcy Jun 9 1761 and deeded from Searcy to Mary Pearce.

      1775, Feb 14 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      William Searcy Senr. deeded to Ransom Southerland 37.25 acres located South of Deep River. Originally part of 640 acres granted to William Searcy Jun 9 1761.

      1775, Mar 14 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      William Searcy listed as a neighbor on a Deed from James Graves to John Needham for 300 acres on Deep River

      1775, July 14 -- Deed, Guilford County, NC
      William Searcy Senr. deeded Ransom Southerland for 75.75 acres located South of Deep River.

      1776, Feb 4 -- Will of William Searcey, Guilford County NC
      Probated May 1776
      Wife: Kezia
      Son: William
      Daus: Keron, Mary Pearce
      GrDau: Mary Pearce

      1785, Jan 29 -- Deed, Randolph County, NC
      Ransom Sutherland of Granville County deeded William Bowden of Granville County 100 acres located South of Deep River adjoining Pearces Creek and Reads Island. Tract was conveyed by William Searcy, decd. to his daughter Mary Pierce Dec 1, 1764. Deed also includes a 27.5 acre tract located in the middle of Reads Island and a 75.75 acre tract located on the Great Road and adjoining Winsor Perce. Both were conveyed from William Searcy to his daughter Mary Pierce.

      1786, Sep 19 -- Deed, Randolph County, NC
      Winsor Pearce listed as a witness to a Deed from William Searcy to Nicholas Nall of Moore County for 160 acres located on Deep River and Fork Creek. This land was conveyed to William Searcy by his father William Searcy, Sr.
    Person ID I03256  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2012 

    Father John Searcy,   b. 1694, Nottingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1787, Granville County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Phebe Hargrave,   b. 1698, Nottingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Granville County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Family ID F1640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Keziah,   b. 1725, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Searcy
     2. Keron / Kerenhappuch Searcy
    +3. William Searcy,   b. 27 May 1754, Granville County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1841  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F1063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1761 Land Grant, Orange County, NC #203 - William Searcy
    1761 Land Grant, Orange County, NC #203 - William Searcy
    1761 Land Grant, Orange County, NC #205 - William Searcy
    1761 Land Grant, Orange County, NC #205 - William Searcy
    1776 Will, Guilford County, NC - Will of William Searcy
    1776 Will, Guilford County, NC - Will of William Searcy
    1776, Feb 4 [written] -- Will of William Searcey, Guilford County NC
    1776. May [proven]
    Heirs: wife Kezia; son William Searcy; daughters Keron Searcy and Mary Pearce; granddaughter Mary Pearce
    Witnesses: Arthur Smith, James Whittel and Adam Marmosh
    1776 Will, Guilford County, NC - Will of William Searcy (Page 2)
    1776 Will, Guilford County, NC - Will of William Searcy (Page 2)
    1776, Feb 4 [written] -- Will of William Searcey, Guilford County NC
    1776. May [proven]
    Heirs: wife Kezia; son William Searcy; daughters Keron Searcy and Mary Pearce; granddaughter Mary Pearce
    Witnesses: Arthur Smith, James Whittel and Adam Marmosh
    1764 Deed Book 2 Page 326, Cumberland County, NC - James Chaney to John Cagle
    1764 Deed Book 2 Page 326, Cumberland County, NC - James Chaney to John Cagle