1779 - 1840 (60 years)
||Asa Seawell |
||31 Mar 1779
||15 Mar 1840
||Moore County, NC at Friendship Baptist Church
|Patriarch & Matriarch
| Isaac Sowell
Nov 1782 (Age 41 years) (Father) Mary Quimby
Abt 1745 d.
Between 1806 and 1808 (Age ~ 61 years) (Mother)
- 1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 72
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
(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
(26-45) 2M 1F
(0-10) 1M 3F
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
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.)
1844, May 20 -- Deed Book 12 Page 118, Moore County, NC
Alexander Kelly, Sheriff (to satisfy judgement in John R. Ritter v. Asa Sowell and others) deeded Mary B. Sowell two tracts  35 acres east of Richland Creek  55 acres on Richland Creek including the Harmon Cabin and adjoining Dempsey Sowell, the Salem Wagon Road, James H. Muse and Joseph G. Moore. George G. Muse was a witness.
||Moore County Wallaces
||16 Jun 2022 |
|| 33 DNA tests are associated with Asa Seawell |
||Nancy Tucker d. Bef 1834 |
- Some researchers list Asa Seawell's first wife as Katie Muse. Uncertain as to which is correct.
| || 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 (Age 88 years)|
| || 8. Annie Seawell, b. 1829 d. 1897 (Age 68 years)|
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||28 Nov 2019 |
||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|
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 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, McLendon, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright
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