William H. Barrett, III

Male 1793 - 1860  (66 years)


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  • Name William H. Barrett 
    Suffix III 
    Birth 3 Jun 1793 
    Gender Male 
    Military War of 1812 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 1 Jun 1860 
    Burial Moore County, NC at Barrett Cemetery #201 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William Barrett   d. Bef 1765  (Grandfather) 
    Mary Quimby,   b. Abt 1745   d. Between 1806 and 1808  (Age ~ 61 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Notes 
    • 1812-1815 -- North Carolina Militia Muster Roll
      Wm. Barrot was listed in the 2nd Regiment from Moore County

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 300
      Wm. Barrot Jr.
      (16-25) 1M
      Slave
      (0-14) 1M

      1824, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 30-31
      Deed from John Sowell, Murdoch McKenzie and Arch. McBryde to Wm. Barrett was proven by Wm. Barrett Jur.

      1825, Feb 24 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 69-70
      Deed from Wm. Barret to Lorene and John Alex Barrett was proven by Wm. Barrett Jr.

      1825, Aug 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 87
      Ordered that Right Deaton be appointed overseer of the road in place of Richard Warner from the bay ponds to the Wolf Pit and have the following hands to work: Richard Warner, Wm. Barrett, Merrell Cox, Ervin Cox, Holden Cox, John Medling, John Martin, Levy Levister, John McSween, Angus Martin, Thomas Hannon, Wm. Jackson, Samuel Jackson and hands of Joseph Jackson.

      1826, Feb 22 -- Deed Book 50 Page 161-164, Moore County, NC
      William Sears deeded Daniel McCrimmon 150 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Bethune excluding 2 acres laid off for a graveyard and Daniel Chisholm's claim of 1/5 of the 150 acres. Wm. Barrett Jr. and Duncan Murchison were witnesses. [Editor's Note: the graveyard referenced is the Old Scotch Graveyard]

      1826, Aug 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 129
      Ordered that Wm. Jackson be appointed overseer in place of Right Deaton of the road from the Bay Pond to the Wolf Pit and have the following hands to work: Right, Deaton, Richd. Warner, Wm. Barrett, Merrell Cox, Ervin Cox, Holdin Cox, John Medling, John Martin, Levy Leivster, John McSwain, Angus Martin, Thomas Hannon, Saml. Jackson, Wm. and Samuel Jackson's hands, Joseph Jackson, Allin Martin, Thomas Fry, John Graham and Alexr. Martin.

      1827, May 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 173-174
      Deed from Wm. Barrett, Mary Barrett, Andrew Graham, Malcolm Graham and Elizabeth Graham to James Bryant proven by Michael Bryant

      1827, Aug 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 183
      Ordered that William Barrett Jur. be appointed overseer of the road from the Bay Pond to the Wolf Pit in place of Wm. Jackson and have the following hands to work: Right Deaton, Richd. Warner, Merrill Cox, Ervin Cox, Holden Cox, John Martin, John McSween, Angus Martin, Thomas Hannon, Wm. and Samuel Jacksons hands, Joseph Jackson, Allen Martin, Thomas Fry, John Graham and Alexr. Martin.

      1828, Aug 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 227
      Ordered that Richard Warner be appointed overseer of the road from the Bay Pond to the Wolf Pit in place of William Barrett and have the following hands to work: Right Deaton, Wm. Barrett Jur., Merrill Cox, Ervin Cox, Holden Cox, John Martin, John McSween, Angus Martin, Thomas Hannon, Wm. and Samuel Jackson's hands, Joseph Jackson, Allin Martin, Thomas Fry, John Graham, Alexr. Martin and Benjn. Person's hands.

      1829, May 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 263
      William Barrett Esq. and Malcolm McCrimon Esq. were appointed to examine Mary and Elizabeth Barrett, wives of William and Samuel Barrett on deed to Andrew and Malcolm Graham.

      1829, Nov 7 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 288-290
      Ordered that Joel Lawhon, Eleazer Birckhead Senr., Jesse Bean, Samuel Jackson, William Jackson, Hiram Hill, Leonard Lawhon, Neill Caddell, William Barrett Senr., James Dowd, Samuel Barrett and William Barrett Jr. be appointed to allot the 800 acres located on McLendons Creek of Benjn. Person Dec'd. to widow Ann Person: [1] 200 acres [2] 150 acres patented by Jacob McLennon adjoining Thomas McLendon and Jemima McLendon [3] 150 acres patented by Donald McDonald located on Suck Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon and Jemima McLendon [4] 100 acres located on both sides of Suck Creek adjoining Widow McDonald [5] 50 acres patented by Neill McLeod located west of McLendons Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon, Angus McIver and Joel McLendon [6] 156 acres patented by Neill McLeod located on both sides of McLendons Creek adjoining Jamima McLendon, Knight, Barrett, Major McRae, McDonald and Jacob McLendon.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 462
      Capt. Wm. Barret
      (30-40) 1M
      (20-30) 1F
      (0-5) 1M 1F
      Slaves
      (10-24) 1F
      (0-5) 2M

      1835, Dec 1 -- Land Grant #2987, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett Senr. received 25 acres located on both sides of the Juniper adjoining his own line, George Jackson and Person. Wm. L. Wallace and William Barret Jur. were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 22 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 118
      William Barrott, Jesse Sowell and William Phillips from Bethlehem Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Mount Gilead Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1837, Jul 1 -- Deed Book 6 Page 392-393, Moore County, NC
      William Barrett Junr. deeded Leonard W. Lawhorn 100 acres located between Juniper Creek and McLendons Creek being part of a tract deeded from William Barrett Senr. adjoining the path from Samuel Jackson to Cox's to the crossroads. Jno. McKeithan and M. McCrummen were witnesses.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 183
      Wm. Barret
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 2M
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1F
      (0-5) 2M 1F
      Slaves
      (24-36) 1F
      (10-24) 2M
      (0-10) 3M

      1844, Apr 27 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarters, Moore County, NC Page 29
      Appearing that neither of the subscribing witness to the within power of attorney reisde in the state whereupon the hand writing of Hiram Melton, one of the subscribing witnesses, was proven by William Barrett Esq. [Editor's Note: unclear of whom the power of attorney was from/to but the record shows Hiram Melton has left NC by 1844]

      1845/1846 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #3
      William Barrett listed 120 acres valued $250 and 7 black polls on McLendons Creek, 209 acres valued $265 on McLendons Creek, 200 acres valued $225 on Dry Creek; 25 acres valued at $20 on Juniper; 15 acres valued $14 on McLendons Creek

      1845, Oct 27 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 223
      Administration of the estate of Rheuben Deaton Dec'd. granted to Isaac Deaton with William Barrett and Andrew Graham serving as securities.

      1846, Oct 2 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 144
      William Barrett, A. Johnson and L.W. Lawhorn from Bethlehem Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Love's Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1847/1848 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #3
      William Barrett listed 120 acres valued $250 and 6 black polls on McLendons Creek, 209 acres valued $265 on McLendons Creek, 200 acres valued $225 on Dry Creek; 25 acres valued at $20 on Juniper

      1847, Jan 26 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 437-438
      Deed from Dempsey Sowell to William Barrett trust deed acknowledged by Samuel Barrett

      1848/1849 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #3
      William Barrett Esq. listed 329 acres valued at $650 and 7 black polls on McLendons Creek; 200 acres valued at $205 on Dry Creek; 25 acres valued at $25 on Juniper Creek; 15 acres valued at $10 on McLendons Creek

      1849 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #3
      William Barrett listed 120 acres valued $250 and 7 black polls on McLendons Creek, 209 acres valued $265 on McLendons Creek, 200 acres valued $225 on McLendons Creek; 25 acres valued at $20.50 on Juniper; 15 acres valued at $1.40 on McLendons Creek

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 168-B
      William Barrett 56 M, Farmer, $975 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Mary Barrett 46 F, Born in NC
      Robert Barrett 21 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Louisa Barrett 18 F, Born in NC
      Sylvanus Barrett 16 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Elizabeth Barrett 13 F, Born in NC
      William A. Barrett 10 M, Born in NC

      1850 -- Census, Slave Schedule, Moore County, NC
      Owner - William Barrett
      35 F, Black
      28 M, Black
      22 M, Black
      23 F, Black
      22 F, Mulatto
      20 M, Black
      17 M, Black
      14 M, Black
      10 M, Black
      8 M, Black
      8 M, Black
      7 F, Black
      6 M, Black
      5 M, Black
      3 M, Black
      3 F, Black
      6/12 F, Black

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 233

      1878, Apr 2 -- War of 1812 Pension, File 14820, William Barrett
      Mary A. Barrett [age 78], Moore County, NC resident and widow of William Barett, applied for a widow's pension in Moore County, NC. Dunn stated that her deceased husband served under Captain William Dowd and was drafted at Carthage, NC in Mar 1815. At the time of enlistment, he was described as 21 years 7 months old, 5'10" tall, blue eyes, light hair and fair complexion. He was born Jun 3, 1793 and was a farmer. William Barrett and Mary A. Graham were married Feb 11, 1823 by Eleazer Burkhead, JP in Moore County, NC. William Barrett died Jun 1, 1860 at his residence in Moore County, NC. He obtained a land warrant for his service in 1856 or 1857. A.R. McDonald age 58, Carthage, NC and Lauchlin B. Currie age 57, Carthage, NC , testified to having known Mary A. Barrett for 40 and 54 years respectively. Dr. H. Turner and Thos. B. Tyson testified that they were well acquainted with William Barret and his wife, Mary A. Barrett.
    Person ID I03149  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2023 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with William H. Barrett, III 

    Father William H. Barrett, II,   b. Feb 1754   d. 1 Mar 1840, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Ann Seawell,   b. 1768   d. 1840 (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F0545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Graham,   b. 1804  [2
    Marriage 11 Feb 1823  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +  1. Female Lucinda Anne Barrett,   b. 1828
    Benjamin Powell Person  (Age 53 years)
    +  2. Male Robert Williams Barrett,   b. 25 Apr 1829   d. 6 Jan 1897, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years)
    Louise Charity Cox  (Age 59 years)
       3. Female Nancy Louise Barrett,   b. 25 Mar 1831   d. 9 May 1890 (Age 59 years)
    Matthews;   
    James F. Marsh  m. 19 Apr 1860
    +  4. Male Sylvanus C. Barrett,   b. 10 Apr 1834   d. 10 Jan 1904 (Age 69 years)
    Mary Elizabeth Barrett  (Age 76 years)  m. 3 Mar 1863
       5. Female Elizabeth Williams Barrett,   b. 1837   d. 20 Sep 1876 (Age 39 years)
       6. Male William Ashley Barrett,   b. 1840
    Family ID F1030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2015 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 11 Feb 1823 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1834 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2989 - William Barrett
    1834 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2989 - William Barrett
    1852 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 16 - William Barrett
    1852 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 16 - William Barrett
    1852  Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 17 - William Barrett
    1852 Revolutionary War Pension Application, Page 17 - William Barrett

    Histories
    1845/1846 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    1845/1846 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    Area includes portions of Little River, Wads, McLendons, Killets, Richland, Juniper and Dry Creeks and the Town of Carthage. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.
    1847/1848 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    1847/1848 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    Area includes portions of Little River, Wads, McLendons, Killets, Richland, Juniper and Dry Creeks and the Town of Carthage. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.
    1848/1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 2
    1848/1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 2
    This appears to be an exact copy of District 3 tax rolls for the same year although it is listed as District 2. Area includes portions of Deep River, McLendons (northern), Governors (northern), Crawley, Tysons, Toms and Mill Swamp Creeks. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.
    1848/1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    1848/1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    Area includes portions of Little River, Wads, McLendons, Killets, Richland, Juniper and Dry Creeks and the Town of Carthage. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 3
    Area includes portions of Little River, Wads, McLendons, Killets, Richland, Juniper and Dry Creeks and the Town of Carthage. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.

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

    2. [S1252] Allen J, Barwick [a_barwick@bellsouth.net], Allen J. Barwick Family Home Page [http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/a/r/Allen-J-Barwick/index.html].



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