Asa Seawell

Asa Seawell

Male 1779 - 1840  (60 years)

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  • Name Asa Seawell 
    Born 31 Mar 1779 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Mar 1840 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Friendship Baptist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 72
      Asay Sewell
      (16-26) 1M

      1806, Nov 1 -- Deed Book 51 Page 46-47, Moore County, NC
      Moses Edwards (of Cumberland County) deeded Asa Sowell 250 acres located on both sides of McLendons Creek adjoining Thomas McLendon and James Muse. Jason Muse was a witness.

      1807, Aug 16 -- Land Grant #2085, Moore County, NC
      Neil McLeod received 40 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Rowan, McNeill, his own line and Thomas Ritter. Saml. Dunn and Asa Sowel were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 598
      Asa Sowel
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1F
      (0-10) 3M 1F

      1813, Dec 23 -- Land Grant #2570, Moore County, NC
      Hiram Hill received 28 acres located north of McLendons Creek adjoining James Hill, Asa Sowell (formerly John McLeod, carpenter), Jessy Muse, James Muse and his own line. Asay Sowell and Thos. P. Muse were chain carriers.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Asa Sowell 520 acres valued at $920 and 149 acres valued at $650

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Asa Sowell 600 acres valued at $150

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 298
      Asa Sowell
      (26-45) 2M 1F
      (16-26) 3M
      (10-16) 3M
      (0-10) 1M 3F
      Slaves
      (14-26) 1M
      (0-14) 1M

      1821, Feb -- Record of Estates Book B Page 25-29 Moore County, NC
      Estate of Jesse Muse, Dec'd. by Administrators James B. Muse and Thomas P. Muse. Inventory includes negro woman Hannah. Debts due the estate from the following: John Richardson, Samuel Dunn, William Ellerbe, John Murchison and Lewis Elkins. Items purchased by the following: Widow Muse, Jesse Page, John B. Kelly, Nehemiah Birckhead, William Barrett, Esq., James B. Muse, Benjamin Phillips, Thomas M.D. Reid, Jesse Sowell, Senr., Joseph Johnson, William Phillips, Daniel H. Muse, James Hill, Hiram Hill, John Tyson, John Black, John Sowell, Senr., Joseph G. Moore, Joseph Elkins, Thomas Hannon, Alexr. McIntosh, John McIver, Wm. Cox Junr., Asa Sowell, Kindred Birckhead, James Caddell, Leonard Stuts and Martin Hill.

      1824, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 30
      Deed from Neil McLeod to Asa Sowell was acknowledged

      1825, Feb 24 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 69-70
      Hugh Moore to Asa Sowell was acknowledged
      Asa Sowell to Wm. Hancock was acknowledged
      Asa Sowell to John Tyson proven by Neil McLeod

      1826, Feb 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 109
      State v. Abednego Maness. Witnesses: Rebecca Denson, Celia Stuts, Elizabeth Ritter, Danl. Brewer, John Stuts, Wm. Lakey, Nathan Barrett, Charity McDonald, Bradley Garner, Bryan Boroughs, Isaac Maner, James Hunsucker, George Moore, Wm. Waddell, Asa Sowell, Wm. Smith Jr. (E. son), Everet Smith, John Ritter Jur., John Ritter Ser., John Tyson, David Kennedy, James Dunlap, Isaac Smith, James King, Melloney Maner, Polly Moore, Arch. Shields, Wm. Smith Senr., Edward Moore and Sally Denson.

      1826, Nov 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 150
      Deed from Asa Sowell to Wm. Hancock acknowledged

      1828, Feb 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 210
      Deed from Jesse Sowell to Asa Sowell acknowledged
      Bill of Sale from Asa Sowell to Jesse Sowell and Wm. Barrett acknowledged

      1828, Aug 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 231
      Deed from Asa Sowell to Neill McIntosh and John B. Kelly proven by Jas. H. Lewis
      Deed from Asa Sowell to Samuel Jackson proven by Q. Sowell

      1828, Nov 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 245
      Deed from Asa Sowell to Jason Sowell acknowledged

      1829, Nov 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 287
      Deed from Asa Sowell to Quimby Sowell acknowledged

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 466
      Asa Seawell
      (60-70) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (20-30) 1F
      (15-20) 2F
      (10-15) 1M
      (5-10) 1F
      (0-5) 1F
      Slaves
      (10-24) 3M

      1830, Aug 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 324
      Bill of Sale from Asa Sowell to James Davis proven by Phillip Brooks

      1831, May 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 361-362
      Deed of Trust from Asa Sowell to Dempsey Sowell, Quimby Sowell and John J. McIntosh

      1838, Nov 28 -- Deed Book 14 Page 70-72, Moore County, NC
      Asa Sowell deeded John J. McIntosh 200 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Rowan, Quimby Stutts, Ritter, Allison, Neill McLeod and Quimby Sowell. Dempsey Sowell and Duncan McIntosh were witnesses.

      1840, Jun 20-Aug 9 -- Record of Estates Book D Page 134-137 Moore County, NC
      Estate of Asa Sowell, Dec'd. by Administrator John Morison. Items were purchased by the following: John Tyson, Miss Mary Sowel, Alexr. McLeod, Isaac Fields, Daniel Muse, Gilbert Priest, Daniel McDonald, Smith Sulivan, Thos. Tyson, Hyram Kelly, David Jones, Wm. Vuncannon, E.A. Harper, Norman McLeod, Miles Muse, Archd. Sowel, A.C. Curry, A. McKinon, Stephen Davis, J.H. Muse, Jno. R. Ritter, James Riddle, Henry Wilson, Manda Sowel, Dempsey Sowel, B. Cox and Jno. J. McIntosh.

      1841, Spring -- Superior Court Minute Docket K Page 149-150
      Geo. C. Mendenhall v. John Morison, adm. of Asa Sowell. Ordered that the court shall summon Dempsey Sowell, Quimby Sowell, Archibald Sowell, Nancy Hill (widow of William Hill), John J. McIntosh and wife Betyy, Noah Fry and wife Debby, Leonard Furr (guardian for Lemuel T., Upshur and Nancy Sowell, infants of Jason Sowell Dec'd.), Samuel C. Bruce (guardian for Sarah Amanda, Martha Jane, Lydia F., Eli P. and Margaret A. Sowell, infants of Asa Sowell Dec'd.)
    Person ID I01560  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 

    DNA Tests  31 DNA tests are associated with Asa Seawell 

    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 1 Nancy Tucker,   d. Bef 1834 
    Notes 
    • Some researchers list Asa Seawell's first wife as Katie Muse. Uncertain as to which is correct.
    Children 
     1. Nancy Seawell,   b. c1800
    +2. Dempsey Seawell,   b. 12 Jul 1804,   d. 16 Jan 1865  (Age 60 years)
    +3. Jason Seawell,   b. 12 Aug 1806,   d. 20 Feb 1831  (Age 24 years)
    +4. Quimby Seawell,   b. 27 Jan 1809,   d. 2 May 1859  (Age 50 years)
    +5. Deborah Seawell,   b. 1813
    +6. Elizabeth Seawell,   b. 3 May 1813,   d. 12 Apr 1894  (Age 80 years)
    +7. Archibald McKenzie Seawell,   b. 1818,   d. 13 Jul 1906, Austin, Travis County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Annie Seawell,   b. 1829,   d. 1897  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary B. "Polly" Phillips,   b. 1801,   d. 28 Mar 1874, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Lydia F. Seawell,   b. 02 Feb 1834,   d. 3 Mar 1868  (Age 34 years)
    +2. Martha Jane Seawell,   b. 1835
    +3. Eli Pleasant Seawell,   b. 29 Feb 1836,   d. 2 Apr 1916  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F1025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Friendship Baptist Church Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1823 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC - Abednego Maness James Lakey murder trial witness list
    1823 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC - Abednego Maness James Lakey murder trial witness list

    Headstones
    Asa Sowell
    Asa Sowell

    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.
    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, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright