William H. Barrett, II

William H. Barrett, II

Male 1754 - 1840  (~ 86 years)

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  • Name William H. Barrett 
    Suffix II 
    Born Feb 1754 
    Gender Male 
    _MILT Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 Mar 1840  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Barrett Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1770, Oct 1 -- Land Grant #1010, Cumberland County, NC
      Jacob McClendon received 150 acres located on Dry Fork of McLendons Creek adjoining Thomas Matthews. Isaac Horser and William Barrett were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: deeded to William Barrett 1773]

      1772, Apr 30 -- 1771-1776 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox appointed overseer of the road that leads from Thomas Donahoe's to Sandhill Smith's and have the following hands to work: Jacob McLendall, Thos. Moore, Wm. Barrett, Wm. Smith Sr., John Kees, Archibd. Gibson, Nick Newton, Richd. Dunn, Robt. Grahams, Jas. Grahams, Francis Tedwell, John Cocks, Andrew Ingram, Willm. Ingram, Joel McLendall, Thos. Kees, Jas. Gibson and Robt. Cocks.

      1773, Apr 23 -- Deed Book 6 Page 215, Cumberland County, NC
      Jacob McClendon deeded William Barrot 150 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining Thomas Mathes. Donald Shaw and Isaac McClendon were witnesses.

      1774, Jan 15 -- Land Grant #1611 & 1801, Cumberland County, NC
      Joel McClendon received 200 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining his own line and Jacob McClendon. Thomas McClendon and William Barrett were chain carriers.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Barot listed $100 of taxable property in Captain John Cox's District

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Barrot listed $160 of taxable property in Captain John Cox's District

      1779, Oct 26-- Deed Book 7 Page 93, Cumberland County, NC
      Joel McClenden (of Montgomery County) deeded William Barrett 100 acres located on McLendons Creek. Patented to Joel McClenden Sr. 1758 and sold to Joel McClenden 1775. Solomon Barrott and Patience Barrett were witnesses.

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Barret listed $2805 of taxable property (horses, cattle and money) including 300 acres valued at $720 in Captain Cox's District

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Barret listed $100 in Captain John Cox's District

      1784, Feb 1 -- 1778-1795 Land Entries, Cumberland County, NC
      #70 William Barrett entered 50 acres located east of Drowning Creek including his own improvement.

      1784, Feb 1 -- 1778-1795 Land Entries, Cumberland County, NC
      #71 William Barrett entered 50 acres located in middle prong of Drowning Creek about a mile from mouth of prong where there was a cabin.

      1784, Feb 1 -- 1778-1795 Land Entries, Cumberland County, NC
      #72 William Barrett entered 100 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Daniel McQueen.

      1784, Oct 27 -- Land Grant #144, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 50 acres located on the middle prong of Drowning Creek about a mile from the mouth of said prong where there was formerly a cabin. Thomas Grimes and Allen Martin were chain carriers.

      1784, Oct 27 -- Land Grant #153, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 100 acres located on both sides of Richland Creek adjoining Daniel McQueen. Thos. Grimes and Daniel McQueen were chain carriers.

      1784, Oct 27 -- Land Grant #179, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 50 acres located on north prong of Drowning Creek including his own improvement. Thomas Grimes and Allen Martin were chain carriers.

      1785, Feb 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 18
      Deed from Joel McClendon to Wm. Barrett was proven by Patience Barrett

      1785, Feb 24 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 28
      Ordered that the following persons be appointed to lay out a road from the Montgomery County line at Burton's Ford on Drowning Creek to the Cross Creek Road to William Seals Esq.: Edwd. Cox, Robert Grimes, Thos. Grimes, Daniel McCloud, John Cox Esq., Richardson Feagen Esq., Jos. Fry, Solomon Cox, Peter Salter, Jesse Muse, Benjn. Fry, Daniel Jones, William Cox, William Barrett, Jason Wadsworth, John Jackson, David Lewis and James Hill.

      1785, Apr 8 -- Land Grant #141, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 170 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining his own line and Widow McDonald. Thomas Graham and Math Carrboro were chain carriers.

      1785, May 8 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #75 William Barrett entered 50 acres on a branch of Deep Creek including his own improvement.

      1785, Aug 20 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #80 William Barrett entered 100 acres on Wet Creek and the head of Sings Branch adjoining John McKay, John McAuley and Kiah Dunn.

      1785, Nov -- Marriage Licenses, Will Book A Page 382, Moore County, NC
      William Newton and Molly Patterson were granted a marriage license. William Barrett was the surety.
      Jesse Brown and Mary Melton were granted a marriage license. William Barrett was the surety.

      1785, Nov 25 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 74
      Ordered that William Barrott Esq. be appointed to take the number of citizens in Capt. John Cox's District

      1786, Jan 24 -- Land Grant #114, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 100 acres located on Wet Creek and the head of Sings Creek adjoining McKay and Dunn. Dempsey Sowell and Bartholomew Dunn were chain carriers.

      1786, Apr 3 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #30 William Barrett entered [blank] acres between Sings Creek and Wet Creek adjoining McKay and John McAuley. [Editor's Note: this entire entry was crossed out].

      1786, May 18 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 104
      Ordered that justice William Barrott be appointed to take the list of taxes in District 3

      1786, Jun 24 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Mary Sowell and John Sowell deeded William Barrett 300 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining John Cox, Widow McDonald and including plantation where Mary Sowell now lives. John Jackson, Thomas Graham and George Jackson were witnesses. [Editor's Note: Original located in Herbert Floyd Seawell Sr. Papers at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC]

      1786, Sep 22 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #45 William Barrett entered 20 acres on Suck Creek adjoining Angus McIver, Thomas Graham and admitting a mill place.

      1786, Nov 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 123
      William Barrett Esq. came into court and entered himself security to prevent Nathan Barrett and George Barrett, orphans of Saml. Barret Dec'd. from becoming charges of the county.

      1787, May 14 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #99 William Barrett entered 50 acres north of McLendons Creek adjoining McSwain and Ferquhard Campbell.

      1787, May 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 153
      Ordered that the following Justice be appointed to take the list of taxable property for 1787: William Barrott Esq. in District #3

      1787, Sep 22 -- Land Grant #208, Moore County, NC
      Ambrus Bruer received 100 acres located on Bear Creek including his own improvement. William Barret and William Cox were chain carriers.

      1787, Sep 24 -- Land Grant #292, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 50 acres located west of McLendons Creek adjoining Farquard Campbell and McSween. Stephen Richardson and John McCaskill were chain carriers.

      1788, Feb 19-20,22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 184-186,188
      Deed from Wm. Barrett and Anny Barrett to Jesse Writter was duly acknowledged by Wm. Barrett

      1788, Nov 17 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #151 William Barrett entered 100 acres on Suck Creek adjoining his own line, McIver, McCaskle and Graham.

      1789, May 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 234
      Ordered that the William Barrett, Esq. be appointed to take the list of taxables for 1789 in Capt. Barrett's District.

      1789, Nov 20 -- Land Grant #253, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 20 acres located on Suck Creek on the old Grove path including a mill place adjoining Angus McIver and Thomas Graham. [illegible] and Peter Bethune were chain carriers.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 152
      William Barret
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 2M
      3F

      1791, Feb 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 300
      Deed from William Barrett to Col. Thomas Armstrong was proven by Alexr. McIver

      1791, May 18 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 308
      Deed from William Barrett to Benjamin Caddell was proven by James Caddell

      1791, Nov 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 322
      Two deeds from William Barrett to John McKay were proven by Archd. McBryde
      Deed from William Barrett to William Baston Whitford was proven by Archd. McBryde

      1791, Dec 15 -- Land Grant #359, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 25 acres located west of McLendons Creek adjoining his own line and Farquard Campbell. Benjamin Caddell and Thomas Ritter were chain carriers.

      1792, Jan 5 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #407 William Barrett entered 50 acres on Suck Creek adjoining his mill land.

      1792, Jan 5 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #408 William Barrett entered 50 acres south of Richland Creek adjoining McCaskill and Kenneth Murchison.

      1792, May 21,24 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 347,357
      Deed from Wm. Barrett to Thomas Gilmore was acknowledged
      Bill of Sale from William Barrett to Williamson proven by Nicholas Nall Esq.

      1792, Aug 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 365
      Deed from Wm. Barrett to Robt. Davis proven by William Dunn

      1792, Sep 18 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #484 William Barrett entered 100 acres north of Suck Creek adjoining York's Cabin.

      1792, Oct 8 -- Land Grant #419, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 100 acres located on Suck Creek adjoining his own line, McCaskill, Graham and McIver. William Martin and Kenneth Murchison were chain carriers.

      1792, Oct 8 -- Land Grant #2026, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 50 acres located on the drains of Richland Creek adjoining Neil McLeod, McCaskill and Kenneth Murchison. John McCaskill and Kenneth Murchison were chain carriers.

      1792, Oct 29 -- Land Grant #2027, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 50 acres located on Suck Creek adjoining his mill land. William Martin and Kenneth Murchison were chain carriers.

      1792, Nov 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 374
      Deed from William Barrett to Murdock Martin was proven by William Martin

      1793, Feb 19,21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 378,386,388,389
      [Deeds] William Barrett to John Buchannon was proven by Angus Campbell
      William Barrett to John Johnston was proven by Murdoch McIntosh
      William Barrett to William Hancock was proven William Dunn
      William Barrett to Angus Campbell was proven by John Buchannon

      1793, Apr 20 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #602 William Barrett entered 50 acres on McLendons Creek adjoining McRae and Widow Bathune.

      1793, May 21-23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 396,401-402
      [Deeds] William Barrett to Alexr. McLeod was proven by Archd. McBryde
      Thomas Collins to William Barret was proven by John Cameron Esq.
      William Barrett to Norman McDonald was proven by John Cameron Esq.
      William Barrett to Thos. Cole proven by Robert Boals
      William Barrett to Robert Boals proven by Thos. Cole

      1793, May 21 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #606 William Barrett entered 100 acres south of McLendons Creek adjoining James Caddell.

      1793, Nov 26 -- Land Grant #418, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 50 acres located on the drains of Richland Creek adjoining Neill McLeod.

      1793, Nov 26 -- Land Grant #422, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 50 acres located on Suck Creek adjoining his own mill land.

      1794, Feb 19 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 436, 438, 442
      Deed from John Sowell to William Barrett proven by Thomas Ritter
      Deed from William Barrett to Patty Glascock proven by Archibald McBryde

      1794, Feb 28 -- Land Grant #1191, Moore County, NC
      Benjamin Caddle [assignee of William Barret] received 100 acres located on the drains of McLendons Creek adjoining James Muse and James Caddell. James White and James Muse were chain carriers.

      1794, May 2 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #774 William Barrett entered 50 acres south of McLendons Creek adjoining his own line and George Jackson.

      1794, May 20 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 457
      Deed from William Barret to Niel Hughes was proven by John McNeill

      1794, Nov 18-- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 486
      Deed from William Barrett to John McLeod proven by Winniford Sowell

      1795 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Wm. and Solomon Barret listed 160 acres on supernumerary taxes collected by Sheriff Malcom McNeill

      1795, Jul 22 -- Land Grant #1027, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 50 acres located east of McLendons Creek adjoining McLeod and Sowell. Isaac Sowell and John Danaly were chain carriers.

      1795, Jul 23 -- Land Grant #1028, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 50 acres located northwest of McLendons Creek adjoining John Martin, McRae and Widow Bathune. Isaac Sowell and John Danaly were chain carriers.

      1795, Aug 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 526
      Deed from William Barrett to Thos. Gilmore Esq. was acknowledged

      1795, Aug 31 -- Land Grant #968, Moore County, NC
      Thomas Graham received 50 acres located at the crossroads of Joel Road and the road that leads from the Moore Courthouse to Drowning Creek between the head of Juniper and McLendons Creek on Rocky Branch adjoining his own line and the Big Mire. Wm. Barrett and Thos. Docherty were chain carriers.

      1795, Nov 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 538
      Deed from Willm. Barrett to Neal McKay proven by Jno. Sowell

      1796, Nov 15 -- Land Grant #853, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett received 400 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining Joel McClendon, Jacob McClendon, Jemima McClendon, Jackson and John Bethune. Donald McDonald and Lauchlin McNeill were chain carriers.

      1797, Aug 31 -- Land Grant #1349, Moore County, NC
      Thomas Graham received 50 acres located east of McLendons Creek adjoining Martin Martin, William Martin, his own line and William Barrett. Wm. Barrett and Thos. Docherty were chain carriers.

      1797, Oct 20 -- Land Grant #942, Moore County, NC
      William Barret [assignee of John Hargrove] received 50 acres located south of Deep River adjoining his own line and Solomon Barrett. William McDonald and John McDonald were chain carriers.

      1797, Oct 20 -- Land Grant #945, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 70 acres located south of Deep River adjoining his own line. William McDonald and John McDonald were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 50
      William Barrott
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (10-16) 1F
      (0-10) 3M 2F
      3 Slaves

      1802, Nov 23 -- Land Grant #1942, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 50 acres located on the drains of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line and Grove. Hector McLean and John McDonald were chain carriers.

      1802, Nov 25 -- Land Grant #2018, Moore County, NC
      William Barret received 20 acres located east of McLendons Creek adjoining Joel McLendon, his own line and Thomas Graham. Allan Morison and William Barret were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 613
      Wm. Barrot
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 2M
      (10-16) 2F
      (0-10) 3M 3F

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 300
      Wm. Barrot, Sen.
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 2M 3F
      (0-10) 1M 2F

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 468
      Wm. Barret
      (70-80) 1F
      (60-70) 1M
      (20-30) 1M

      1840, Jun 23 -- Record of Estates Book D Pages 128-130, 265-266, Moore County, NC
      Estate of William Barrett Senr. dec'd. by Administator Jacob Stutts
    Person ID I01558  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2020 

    DNA Tests  7 DNA tests are associated with William H. Barrett, II 

    Father William Barrett,   d. Bef 1765 
    Mother Patience,   b. c1732,   d. 1796-1800  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Family ID F11273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Seawell,   b. 1768,   d. 1840  (Age 72 years)  [1
    Children 
     1. Samuel Barrett,   b. 5 Apr 1785,   d. 15 Oct 1799  (Age 14 years)
     2. Mary Barrett,   b. 28 Nov 1787,   d. 25 Sep 1793  (Age 5 years)
    +3. John Alston Barrett,   b. 1790, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Alesebeth Barrett,   b. 6 Feb 1791,   d. 11 Oct 1798  (Age 7 years)
    +5. William H. Barrett, III,   b. 3 Jun 1793,   d. 1 Jun 1860  (Age 66 years)
    +6. Sallie Barrett,   b. 1794,   d. 1819  (Age 25 years)
     7. Charlotte Barrett,   b. 1798
    +8. Walter Barrett,   b. 15 Sep 1800, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1886, Milam County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +9. Mary Barrett,   b. 1801,   d. Bef 1850, McNairy County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +10. Samuel Barrett,   b. 3 Dec 1802,   d. 12 Jul 1890  (Age 87 years)
    +11. Elizabeth Barrett,   b. 10 Apr 1807,   d. 29 Nov 1899  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F0545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 1840 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Barrett Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1835 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2990 - William Barrett
    1835 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2990 - William Barrett
    1842 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3370 - Jacob Stutts
    1842 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3370 - Jacob Stutts
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3973 - George Stutts
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3973 - George Stutts
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3975 - William Stutts
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3975 - William Stutts
    1797 Land Grant #1323, Moore County, NC - Simon Rheubottom
    1797 Land Grant #1323, Moore County, NC - Simon Rheubottom
    1797 Land Grant #1211, Moore County, NC - Simon Rheubottom
    1797 Land Grant #1211, Moore County, NC - Simon Rheubottom
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 3 - William Barrett
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 3 - William Barrett
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 4 - William Barrett
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 4 - William Barrett
    1854 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 11 - William Barrett
    1854 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 11 - William Barrett
    1854 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 13 - William Barrett
    1854 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 13 - William Barrett
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 9 - Hector McNeill
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 9 - Hector McNeill
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 10 - Hector McNeill
    1832 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 10 - Hector McNeill
    1852 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 16 - William Barrett
    1852 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 16 - William Barrett
    1852  Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 17 - William Barrett
    1852 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 17 - William Barrett
    1838 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 52 - William Barrett
    1838 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 52 - William Barrett
    1854  Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 89 - William Barrett
    1854 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 89 - William Barrett
    1772 Road Order, Cumberland County, NC
    1772 Road Order, Cumberland County, NC
    1772, Apr 30 -- 1771-1776 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
    Edward Cox appointed overseer of the road that leads from Thomas Donahoe's to Sandhill Smith's and have the following hands to work: Jacob McLendall, Thos. Moore, Wm. Barrett, Wm. Smith Sr., John Kees, Archibd. Gibson, Nick Newton, Richd. Dunn, Robt. Grahams, Jas. Grahams, Francis Tedwell, John Cocks, Andrew Ingram, Willm. Ingram, Joel McLendall, Thos. Kees, Jas. Gibson and Robt. Cocks.

    Headstones
    William Barrett
    William Barrett
    Husband of Ann Seawell and son of William and Patience Barrett
    William Barrett 2
    William Barrett 2

    Histories
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1778 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1778 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Hunnicutt's[formerly Duckworth] Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1795 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1795 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Partial Tax List collected By Sheriff Malcolm McNeill. Courtesy of the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptroller Papers, County Settlements, Box 64, Moore County]
    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.
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    Located on Page 382 of Will Book A, Moore County, NC
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams, Williamson and Wright
    1787 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Mathews
    1787 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Mathews
    1787, Dec 16 Petition, Nov 1787-Dec 1787 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for reinstatement of Colonel Thomas Mathews as a Justice of the Peace. Mathews was removed by the General Assembly based on false and accusations made by Duncan Campbell. Signers: [selected signers] Wm. Seale JP, Thomas Graham, Neil McLeod, Reuben Shields, Jno., Jackson, Richardson Feagin, Corn. Dowd, John Blanchett, Patrick Dowd, William Martin, W. Barrett, Jac. Caddell, John Dunlap, Samuel Elkins, Stephen Collins, Thomas Collins Junr., Wm. Seal, Jesse Muse, John Bethune Murdo Bethune, Allan Morison, George Graham, Robert Grimes, Robert Graham, Jno. McLeod, Bartholomew Dunn, William Newton, Nicolas Newton, Neil Matheson, Normand Matheson, Nathaniel Melton, Nicolas Newton and William Smith. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected]
    1784 Petition, Cumberland County, NC - Creation of Moore County
    1784 Petition, Cumberland County, NC - Creation of Moore County
    Apr 1784 - Jun 1784 General Assembly Session Records, Box 3 Folder 41

    A Bill for dividing Cumberland County into two distinct Counties and for the other purposes therein mentioned.

    In H. Commons 3 May 1785. Read for the first time and passed by order. 13 May 1784 read the second time amended and passed.

    In Senate May 3rd 1784. Read the first time and passed by order. 4th May 1784 read the second time amended by consent of the Commons passed and order to be engrossed.

    To the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina now setting. The petition pf the Inhabitants of Cumberland County have now showeth. Whereas your petitioners living in the Upper End of the said County do labour under great hardship in attending on Courts and Other Public meetings from their remote situation from the Court House, many of whom being upwards of sixty miles there from, do Humbly pray that the said County may be Divided To Wit: Beginning on the South Side of Cape Fare River, at Chatham County line where it crosses sd. River running from thence a direct course to Coles Bridge on Drowning Creek, And so to be bounded by the lines of the Adjacent Countys as to make a Distinct County, Nevertheless on to the Boundaries your petitioners most Humbly Submiths to your great Wisdom to which they ever think themselves in duty bound to pray.

    Jas. Burges, Thos. Armstrong, James Dyer, Wm. Armstrong, John Armstrong, Michl. King, Charles Crawford [Capt.], Wm. Cox [Capt.], Wm. Seale, John Overton, John Overton Junr., John Phillips, Wm. Harden, John James, Elijah Bettis, Isaac Hardain, Joseph Furr, Nathl. Norwood, [torn] Hunnicutt, [torn] Dickinson, [torn] Collins, Theopilus Petty, John Hunnicutt, James Maples, Burrel Maples, Daniel Munk, Thos. Collins Jur., Ralph Davis, John Goldston, Martin Dye, Stephen Collons, George Nelson, Abraham Cole, Duncan Johnson, John Camron, Kenneth Camron, Archibald Munk, Thos. Gilmore, Kinchin Kitching, Stephen King [? very faded], Josiah Maples, Matthew Kitching, John Evans, William Kitching, John Cox, Joseph Fry, Johnathan Caddell, Richardson Feagin, John Jackson, Neil McLeod, Danl. Jones, Solomon Cox, James Wadsworth, James Hill, Jac. Caddell, Donald Makensey, George Grimes, Thomas Graham, John Ritter, Jacob Stuts, John Stuts, Eleck Autry, Frederick Autry, John Minyerd, Ritcherd Burd, Robert Burd, James Autray, Christopher Yow, John Leech, Angush Cambell, William Barrett Junior, Colin McLain, John Shufeild Junier, John Hair, Reubin Fremon, William Elmore, James Morgan, Peter (looks more like Frances) Hair, Lues Fels [Lewis Fields?], Donald McLeod, Norman McLeod, Normand McLean, Hector McLain, John Bohanan, Kenneth McDonald, Wm. Cox, Danold McKinnon [?], William Dunn, Thomas Dunn, John Keys, Moses Keyes, William [torn], Henry [torn], Bartholomew Dunn [torn but listed twice in a row ? likely Sr. and Jr.], Allan [torn ? likely Morrison], Norman [torn], Hart. Hunnicutt, John Dunlap, Benjamin Sheales, John Blanchet, William Dunn, Adam Keeling, John Blachett Junr., Robt. Davis, Willm. Martin Junr., Thos Tyson, John Carrell, Anthony Street, James Thorton, Charles Seale, Collins Hardy, Jacob Hardy, Jun., John Kenney, William Cockerham, Solomon Jones, Jacob Hardy, John Hunnicutt Ser., Thos. Maples, Jeremiah Collon, Thos. Agerton, Wm. McKinzie, Wm. Hodges, Edmon Hodges, Joseph Duckworth, Charles Campbell, Drurey Hodges, Anguish McDugal, Jason Wadsworth, James Morgin, James Caddell, Aaron Fagens, John Paitt, James Wadworth, James Muse, Duncan McIntosh, Alexr. McDonald, Anthony Mears, James Simmons, Jhon Warner, Jesse Muse, John Hurley, Thomas Seale, William Morgan, John Morgin, William Morgan Senr., Jesse Ritter, Robert Stephens, Samuel Tidwell, Ansil Melton, Nathaniel Melton, John Adkins, William Barrett, Solomon Barrett, Archibald McDonald, William Ashaly, [Jesse?] Bates, William Smith, John McLane, Richard [Nales?], Peter Shamburger, Wm. McLean, Thomas Grimes, Donald McLeod, Allan Martin, Donald McDonald, Donald McLeod, Murdock Betheun, Alexender Mckeever, John McCauly, Angush McAuly, John Kagel, Gorge Kagel, Nathan Maner, William Maner, Seth Maner, George Keringer, William Williamson, John Williamson, Robert Grimes, Nichlos Newton, Francis Tedwell, Samuel Barrett, William Smith, Nichlos Wallas, Lannard Furr, Nathan Smith, Everet Smith, Isum Smith, Henry Jackson, James Ledlow, Adam Comer, Leonard Cagel, Roger Cagel, William Constable and Peter Garner.

    [Editor's Note: Many of the names are faded, torn and hard to read. Some are actual signatures or marks and clearly multiple names have been signed by one individual]

    A Bill for dividing Cumberland County into two distinct Counties.
    Whereas the County of Cumberland is so extensive that it is extremely inconvenient for the inhabitants to attends courts and public meetings. Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina and it is hereby enacted by the Authority of the same that from and after fourth day of July next the County of Cumberland shall be divided into two distinct Counties by a line beginning at Coles Bridge on drowning creek thence a direct line to the corner of Wake and Johnston Counties in Cumberland line and all that part of Cumberland laying to the north west of the new line shall be a separate and distinct county by the name of Moor County and [be it enacted by the authority afore said] hat the lower part of Cumberland County laying south east of said line shall be a separate and distinct county and known by the name of Fayette County and be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid that nothing herein contained shall be construed to debar the sheriff and Collector of taxes or other officers or any of them in the said county of Cumberland as it stood undivided from levying any collections or making districts for any taxes fees or other duties that may be due from the inhabitants thereof on or before the fourth day of July next in the same manner as if this act had never been made any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

    And be enacted by the authority aforesaid that the Courts for the County of Fayette be held at the place where the courts of Cumberland County are at present established on the fourth Monday in January April July and October in every year and that the Courts for the County of Moore hereafter shall be held at such place within the said County as the Commissioner herein after named shall appoint on the fourth Monday in February May August November in every year and that all causes please writs actions suits plaints process precepts recognizances and other matters and things in the Court of Cumberland depending from and immediately after the first day of August next shall stand adjourned and continued from the present Court House of the said County to such place as the said Commissioners or a majority of them shall direct and appoint as aforesaid and all appearances and returns which shall be made on the days appointed by law for holding in the said court of Cumberland shall hereafter be made to the first Court that shall be held for that county wherein the cause of action arose and all suitors and witnesses bound to appear there of in the same manner as if the said court had not been removed from the present Court House any law usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

    And be it also enacted by the authority aforesaid that Thomas Matthews, John Roberson, Willis Dickerson, Philip Alston and John Jackson or the majority of them shall be and hereby appointed Commissioner and impowered and directed to agree with workmen for erecting and building a Courthouse prison and stocks for the use of said County of Moor and for purchasing materials for that purpose and for enabling the said Commissioners to defray the expenses of said building a tax of one Shilling on every hundred pounds of taxable property within the said County of Moor as the same is established by this act and an equal sum on every unmarried man not possessed of the value of one Hundred pounds shall be levied and collected in the same manner as public taxes are or shall be levied and collected and all person who shall refuse or neglect to pay the taxes, by this Act impose upon them at the time and in the manner which is or shall be appointed by law for the payment of public taxes shall be liable to disthis [?] and sale of their property in the same manner as for non payment of public taxes and it is further declared that the said tax shall be collected by the officer or officers who is or may be appointed to collect the public taxes and such officer or officers shall give security to the said Commissioners for the faithfull discharge of his or their duty and shall be intitled to the same Commissions and liable to the same penalties restrictions process and remedy for enforcing the payment thereof as by law my be had against collectors or receivers of public monies.

    And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that the County Courts of Moore and Fayette shall nominate the following number of freeholders to serve as jurors of the Superior County for the District of Wilmington of which district the said Counties are hereby declared to be part that is to say for County of Boston [should be Moore] and for the County of Fayette any law or statute to the contrary notwithstanding and be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that for running the dividing line Thomas Matthews & Jno Adkins be and they are duly appointed commissioners and imposed to lay off run and make the said dividing line agreeable to the direction of this act which said line when run by the Commissioners herein named shall be by them entered of record in the courts of the counties of which the said lines to be boundary and shall hereafter be deemed the dividing line between said counties.
    1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation
    1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation
    1795, Jan -- Petition, Nov 1794-Feb 1795 General Assembly Session Records, Box 3 Folder 15
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly to move the courthouse to a more suitable location. Signers include: [selected signers] Michal Dickinson, Kindred Muse, James Hill, Himrick Hill, Kindred Muse, John Baton, Donald Martin, Murdoch Martin, Wm. Wright, Joseph Wright, Ezekieh Dunn, Dannel McLeod, Thomas Dunn, John Ritchardson, John Dunn, Gorg Morgin, Wm. Morgen, W. Barrett, Adam Comer, John Comer, Leanard Caggle, Andrew White, Thomas Smithermon, James Elkins, Ruben Freman, John Shuffeld, John Sheffeld, George Williams, Stephen Davis, Jesse Brown JP, William Dunn, Stephen Ritchandson, Ansel Melton Sener., Everit Wallis, Wm. Key, Nathaniel Melton, David Richardson, James Manes, John Gilliam, Christyen Stuts, Bartholomew Dunn, Angus MacIver and Allen Beaton.
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.

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