Mary Quimby

Mary Quimby

Female Abt 1745 - 1808  (~ 61 years)

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  • Name Mary Quimby 
    Born Abt 1745 
    Gender Female 
    Died Between 1806 and 1808 
    Notes 
    • 1785, Feb 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 24
      Administration of the estate of Isaac Sowell is granted to Mary Sowell with William Barrett Esq. as security.

      1785, May -- Will Book A Page 338, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Isaac Sowell, Dec'd. by Administrator Mary Sowell. Mentions 300 acres on land. Items were purchased by: Mary Sowell, Margrett Sowell and Richardson Feagan.

      1785, Nov 24 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 72
      Ordered that Mary Sowell have leave to sell the estate of Isaac Sowell Dec'd.

      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, Aug 19 -- Deed, Moore County, NC
      Mary Sowell and John Sowell deeded Margaret Sowell 300 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining McDonald. Wm.Barrett, Jesse Ritter and Solomon Barrett were witnesses. Proven by Jesse Ritter Feb 1787. [Editor's Note: Original located in Herbert Floyd Seawell Sr. Papers at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC]

      1786, Nov 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 124-125
      Mary Sowell v. Wm. Caddle

      1787, Feb 20 -- 1785-1794 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 139
      Deed from Mary Sowell and John Sowell to Margaret Sowell proven by Jesse Ritter

      1787, Feb 20 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 134
      Mary Sowell v. James Caddle, Sr.

      1789, Nov 17 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 249
      Mary Sowell v. Jas. Caddle

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 157
      Mary Sewell
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 3M
      3F

      1793, Jul 23 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #613 Mary Sowel entered 50 acres on Suck Creek adjoining Barrett, her own line, McRae and McKaskel.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 72
      Mary Sewell
      (45+) 1F
      (16-26) 1M 1F

      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.

      1802, Nov 23 -- Land Grant #1625, Moore County, NC
      Thomas Ritter received 100 acres located on the drains of McLendons Creek adjoining his own line, Mary Sowell, John McSween, McKay and John Sowell. Jno. Ritter and Thos. Ritter were chain carriers.

      1805-1808 [undated estimate] -- Estate, Moore County, NC Will Book A, Page 353
      Inventory of the Estate of Mary Sewell, Dec'd. by Administrators James Smith and Winefred Smith. [Editor's Note: No date given on actual Inventory but the date was estimated using death date from other researchers]

      1838, Dec -- Supreme Court Case #2744
      From Moore County. Thomas Ritter and wife Margaret v. William Barrett. Regarding 300 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon including the land that Mary Sowell resided on in 1786. The 300 acres was granted to Thomas Knight in 1760 and deeded to Jacob McLendon in 1762; deeded to Isaac Sowell in 1772; Isaac Sowell died in 1784 and land was transferred to widow Mary Sowell and oldest son John Sowell; deeded to Margaret Sowell, wife of Thomas Ritter in 1786. Deeds in the file include 1791 from Thomas Ritter and Margaret Ritter to John Sowell and 1830 from John Sowell to William Barrett Senr. In Jan 1836, Mary Smith and Wm. Wallice/Wm. Smith are associated with the land with William Barrett Senr. as landlord.
    Person ID I01562  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2022 

    DNA Tests  26 DNA tests are associated with Mary Quimby 

    Father Eleazer Quimby 
    Family ID F0577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaac Sowell,   b. 1740-1741,   d. Nov 1782  (Age 41 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Seawell,   b. 1762,   d. Aft 12 Feb 1851  (Age 89 years)
    +2. John Seawell,   b. 20 Jul 1762,   d. 8 Oct 1825  (Age 63 years)
     3. Dempsey Seawell,   b. 1766
    +4. Ann Seawell,   b. 1768,   d. 1840  (Age 72 years)
     5. Winniferd Seawell,   b. Between 1772 and 1773
     6. William Abihue "Beyhue" Seawell,   b. 1776
    +7. Asa Seawell,   b. 31 Mar 1779,   d. 15 Mar 1840  (Age 60 years)
    +8. Jesse Seawell,   b. 1780,   d. 10 Oct 1862, Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Family ID F1022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1785 Will Book A Page 338, Moore County, NC - Estate of Isaac Sowell
    1785 Will Book A Page 338, Moore County, NC - Estate of Isaac Sowell
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1766 - Jesse Seawell
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1766 - Jesse Seawell

    Headstones
    Mary Quimby
    Mary Quimby
    Wife of Isaac Sowell