Matthew Bryant Williams

Male 1818 - 1885  (67 years)


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  • Name Matthew Bryant Williams 
    Born 6 Feb 1818 
    Gender Male 
    Residence Matthew Bryant Williams/Elizabeth C. Stutts Homeplace, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Apr 1885 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Williams Cemetery #212 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    George Williams,   b. Bef 1750,   d. Bef Aug 1797, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years)  (Grandfather) 
    Sarah E. Boroughs,   b. 1773,   bur. Moore County, NC at Stutts Cemetery #226 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Grandmother) 
    Notes 
    • 1835, Sep 17 -- Land Grant #2980, Moore County, NC
      Thomas Williams received 9 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line and Daniel McCrummen (formerly John Martin). Matthew Williams and George Williams were chain carriers.

      1841, Dec 29 -- Land Grant #3166, Moore County, NC
      Matthew Williams received 100 acres located between Bear Creek and Buffalo Creek adjoining Henry Stutts, Bryant Boroughs and Lamb. Garner Maness and M. Williams were chain carriers.

      1844, Apr 24 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 10
      Ordered that Everet Maines be appointed overseer of the road from Bear Creek to Buffalo Creek and work the following hands: John McLeod, George Cagle, Garner Maines, William Stewart, Henry Maines, Matthew Williams, Jethro Denson, Amos Bridges, William L. Wallace, Lauchlin B. Currie and Hiram Kelly.

      1845, Jan 30 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 125
      Ordered that Asa Mainess be appointed overseer of the road from Bear Creek to William Stewarts and have the following hands to work: Garner Mainess, John McLeod 1 hand, Henry Mainess, Matthew Williams Senr., Matthew Williams Junr., George Cagle, William Stewart, Henry Stutts (of Jacob) 1 hand and Leonard Stutts (of Jacob).

      1845, Oct 28 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 227-228
      Deed from John McLeod to Leonard Stutts was proven by Matthew Williams

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 241
      Matthew Williams 32 M, Farmer, $700 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Elizabeth Williams 26 F, Born in NC
      Pleasant Williams 7 M, Born in NC
      Mary E. Williams 6 F, Born in NC
      Emeline Williams 4 F, Born in NC
      Murdoch Williams 2 M, Born in NC
      Jane Williams 6/12 F, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 202, Prosperity Post Office
      Mathew Williams 43 M, Whel Wright, $1200 Real Estate, $1000 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Elizabeth C. Williams 37 F, Born in NC
      Alx. P. Williams 18 M, Born in NC
      Mary E. Williams 16 F, Born in NC
      Emeline Williams 14 F, Born in NC
      Martha J. Williams 10 F, Born in NC
      Ann C. Williams 8 F, Born in NC
      Louisa E. Williams 6 F, Born in NC
      Gorge B. Williams 4 M, Born in NC
      James W. Williams 1 M, Born in NC
      Wm. Moffitt 21 M, Apprentice W. Wright, $50 Personal Property, Born in NC

      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 576
      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 340
    Person ID I01622  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    DNA Tests  17 DNA tests are associated with Matthew Bryant Williams 

    Father Thomas Williams,   b. 1786, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1859  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Stutts,   b. 1797,   d. 22 Oct 1868  (Age 71 years) 
    Histories
    Williams Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Williams Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Williams references in Moore County.
    Family ID F0339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth C. Stutts,   b. 15 Mar 1825,   d. 4 Jul 1896  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
    +  1. Male Alex Pleasant "Plez" Williams,   b. 1 Aug 1842,   d. 21 Apr 1918  (Age 75 years)
    +  2. Female Mary Elizabeth Williams,   b. 14 Apr 1844,   d. 30 Sep 1909  (Age 65 years)
    Wiley R. Reynolds  (Age 70 years)  m. 8 Nov 1859
    +  3. Female Emeline F. Williams,   b. 1 May 1846,   d. 22 Apr 1932  (Age 85 years)
    Enoch Spinks Kennedy  (Age 66 years)  m. 3 Dec 1861
    +  4. Male Doctor Murdock "Dock" Williams,   b. 12 Jun 1848,   d. 25 Jan 1922, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Sarah L. Stutts  (Age 83 years)  m. 1869-1870
    +  5. Female Martha Jane Williams,   b. 14 Mar 1850,   d. 15 Jun 1917  (Age 67 years)
    Elijah Reynolds  (Age 78 years)
    +  6. Female Anna C. Williams,   b. 4 Jan 1852,   bur. Moore County, NC at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Find all individuals with events at this location
    Alexander Ritter  (Age ~ 50 years)   
    Bruce Ritter  (Age 71 years)  m. 11 May 1902
    +  7. Female Louisa E. Williams,   b. 1855,   d. 4 Nov 1930, Duke Hospital, Durham, Durham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Taylor R. Ritter  (Age 82 years)  m. Abt 1874
    +  8. Male George Bryant Williams,   b. 15 Dec 1856,   d. 27 Jun 1940  (Age 83 years)
    Sarah Alice Kennedy  (Age 59 years)  m. Abt 1877
    +  9. Male William James "Willie" Williams,   b. 1858,   d. 1940  (Age 82 years)
    Sarah Ann Garner  (Age 37 years)   
    Mintie G. Maness  (Age 28 years)  m. 18 Mar 1897   
    Dicy Jane Kennedy  (Age 27 years)
     10. Female Tommie Lea Haseltine Williams,   b. 9 Jul 1860,   d. 11 Apr 1866  (Age 5 years)
     11. Male Lorenzo Dowd Williams,   b. Nov 1867,   d. 1949  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Martha H. Kidd  (Age 89 years)  m. 24 Mar 1897
    Family ID F1424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Matthew Bryant Williams/Elizabeth C. Stutts Homeplace, Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Williams Cemetery #212 Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3166 - Matthew Williams
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3166 - Matthew Williams
    1859 Record of Estates Book H Page 292-293, Moore County, NC - Estate of Thomas Williams
    1859 Record of Estates Book H Page 292-293, Moore County, NC - Estate of Thomas Williams

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).