John Williamson

Male 1684 - 1790  (106 years)


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  • Name John Williamson 
    Born 1684 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1790 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Williamson Cemetery #287 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Unclear which references are to John [1684-1790] or his son John [1711-1823] unless specified.

      1761, Jun 6 -- Land Grant #162 and #320, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson received 300 acres located on Grassy Creek including his own improvement.

      1763, Aug 18 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson appointed overseer of the road from Buffalo Creek to the Orange County [Chatham or Randolph County] line.

      1764, Jul 4 -- Land Grant #700, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson received 100 acres adjoining his own line.

      1764, Aug 7 -- 1762 - 1766 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Orange County, NC Page 223
      Ordered that twelve of the following persons meet and lay out a road from Rowan [current Davidson County/Randolph County] line opposite Fraziers Road to the best and nearest road leading to Cross Creek: Windsor Pierce, Jeffrey Beck, Christopher Monday, John Needham, John Williamson, James Pittman, James Graves, Ralph Hinwelt, Charles Strange, Solomon Morgain, John Purslay, Peter Funcanon, William Searcey, Henry Smith, Adam Andrews, John Garner, John Lawrence and Jno. Rodes.

      1764, Nov 21 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      A road to be laid off from Bear Creek to Shuffill's path to join Spinx's road. John Williamson appointed overseer of the jury as follows: John Williamson, John Gardner, Enox Spinx, Leonard Hart, John Shuffill, Wm. Garner, Abel Lee, Jno. Huntsucker, Wm. Kee, Jno. Kigell, Jas. Johnston and Mic. Heart.

      1766, Apr 16 -- Land Grant #1490, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson received 100 acres located on Grassy Creek adjoining his own line. Leonard Hart and Wm. Williamson were chain carriers.

      1766, May 11 -- Land Grant #1450, Cumberland County, NC
      Owen Carpenter received 200 acres located on Wolf Creek adjoining John Shuffel. John Williams[on] and Owen Carpenter were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Owen and Caterin Carpenter deeded to John Sheffield 1771]

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson listed 3 white polls

      1768, Apr 10 -- Land Grant #802, Cumberland County, NC
      John Shuffle received 200 acres located on Bear Creek adjoining Carpenter. John Williamson and Owen Carpenter were chain carriers.

      1770, Jul 7 -- Land Grant #1018, Cumberland County, NC
      Peter Shamburger received 200 acres located on Grassy Creek adjoining John Williamson. John Williamson and Elisabeth Shamburger were chain carriers.

      1774, Jan 12 -- Land Grant #1701, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson received 200 acres located on the drains of Grassy Creek including the meadows adjoining his own line. William Williamson and William Bird were chain carriers.

      1774, Jan 12 -- Land Grant #1552 and #1741, Cumberland County, NC
      Leonard Heart received 100 acres located on the drains of Grassy Creek adjoining John Williamson and Richard Bird. William Williamson and William Reed were chain carriers.

      1774, Jan 18 -- Deed Book 6 Page 352, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson Sr. and Jamimma deeded his son William Williamson 100 acres located north of Grassy Creek adjoining Leonard Hart. Windsor Pearce and Richard Bird were witnesses.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox's District
      John Williamson listed with no taxable property

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson listed $4210 of taxable property in Captain John Cox's District

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson listed $2162 of taxable property (horses, cattle and money) including 500 acres valued at $1800 in Captain Cox's District

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Williamson listed $240 in Captain John Cox's District

      1786, May 16-18 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 100
      Ordered that John Williamson be exempt from paying poll tax for 1786.

      1788, Feb 19 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 184
      Deed from John Williamson to Hardy Davis acknowledged

      1789, May 5 -- Will Book A Page 240-241, Moore County, NC
      Will of John Williamson, Dec'd. Heirs: son William Williamson [all my land except the tract given to Nancy], daughter Nancy Manus wife of Daniel Manus [tract where they now live], daughter Elizabeth, John Williamson, Briggart Care, Sarah Shuffle and Jenney Medlin. Executors: Nicholas Nall and Joseph Care. Witnesses: Nicholas Nall and Polley Nall.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 160
      John Williamson Sr.
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 2M
      3F

      1791, Jan 28 -- Bible of Wyatt Williamson, Moore County, NC
      John Williamson died at age 102.

      1793, Feb 20-21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 381,384
      Ordered that Col. Thomas Overton, Malcolm McNeill and Neil McLeod settle with Nicholas Nall, Executor of John Williamson, Dec'd. Return of the estate made by Nicholas Nall be returned and filed.
    Person ID I01837  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    DNA Tests  6 DNA tests are associated with John Williamson 

    Father William Williamson,   b. 1648,   d. 1690  (Age 42 years) 
    Histories
    Williamson Family History by Isaac Walter Williamson
    Williamson Family History by Isaac Walter Williamson
    Written during the 1930's and located at the Moore County Library in Carthage, NC in the Williamson Family File.
    Family ID F1273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jemima Reid,   d. 14 Feb 1792  [2
    Children 
     1. David Williamson
     2. Elizabeth Williamson
     3. Henry Williamson
     4. Holt Williamson
     5. Hugh Williamson
    +6. Sarah Williamson
     7. Jenny Williamson
    +8. William Jonathan "John" Williamson,   b. 1 Sep 1711,   d. 29 Apr 1823  (Age 111 years)
    +9. Nancy Williamson,   b. 1762
    Histories
    Williamson Family History by Isaac Walter Williamson
    Williamson Family History by Isaac Walter Williamson
    Written during the 1930's and located at the Moore County Library in Carthage, NC in the Williamson Family File.
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1789 Will Book A Page 240/241, Moore County, NC - Will of John Williamson
    1789 Will Book A Page 240/241, Moore County, NC - Will of John Williamson
    1789, May 5 -- Will Book A Page 240-241, Moore County, NC
    Will of John Williamson, Dec’d. Heirs: son William Williamson [all my land except the tract given to Nancy], daughter Nancy Manus wife of Daniel Manus [tract where they now live], daughter Elizabeth, John Williamson, Briggart Care, Sarah Shuffle and Jenney Medlin. Executors: Nicholas Nall and Joseph Care. Witnesses: Nicholas Nall and Polley Nall.

    Histories
    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, 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

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

    2. [S1146] Williamson Family of Upper Moore County, NC, James Vann Comer, (Lucy Kennedy Canter, Aaron Emsley Kennedy, Jr, Jennafaye McConnehey Reynolds).