James Pleasant Morgan

Male 1784 - 1848  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name James Pleasant Morgan 
    Born Between 1780 and 1784 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jul 1848  [1
    Notes 
    • 1799, Dec 15 -- Will Book A Page 209-210, Moore County, NC
      Will of John Morgan, Dec'd. Heirs: son Joseph Morgan [200 acres north of Cabbin Creek adjoining Nathan Morgan], daughter Angelina Morgan [50 acres east of Cabbin Creek adjoining Joseph Morgan], daughter Mary Morgan [50 acres on Cabbin Creek joining Joseph Morgan and Angelina Morgan], son James Morgan [200 acres with the manner plantation], son William Morgan, Jr., daughter Levicea Allen, son Nathan Morgan, daughter Elessa Dunn, daughter Deliley Dunn and son George Morgan [100 acres called the Spivey Place]. Executors: sons William Morgan, Jr. and Nathan Morgan. Witnesses: George Morgan and Richard Holland. Proven Feb 1800

      1802, Mar 9 -- Land Grant #1961, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan received 50 acres located on the waters of Mill Creek adjoining his own line, the Speculators and Neil McLeod. William Smith and John Morgan were chain carriers.

      1806, Feb 7 -- Land Grant #2005, Moore County, NC
      Joseph Morgan received 15 acres located on Fork of between Mill Creek and Cabin Creek adjoining Richardson, his own line. Nathan Morgan and James Morgan were chain carriers.

      1806, Feb 8 -- Land Grant #2058, Moore County, NC
      Nathan Morgan received 4 acres located east of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line. Ansel Melton and James Morgan were chain carriers.

      1806, Aug 27 -- Land Grant #1945, Moore County, NC
      William Smith Junr. received 150 acres located on both sides of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line (formerly Allan Morrison). James Morgan and King Brewer were chain carriers.

      1807, Feb -- Trial and Appearance Docket, Moore County, NC
      Nicholas Nall v. James Morgan

      1809, May-Aug 1809 -- Trial and Appearance Docket, Moore County, NC
      1809, Aug -- Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan v. Guardian of Heirs at Law of Ryals Britt

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 624
      James Morgan
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2M

      1810, Nov 13 -- Land Grant #2094, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed as a Neighbor on Mason Harvel's 140 acre Land Grant located on Cabin Creek

      1812-1815 -- North Carolina Militia Muster Roll
      James Morgan was listed in the Fourth Regiment (detached from the 4th and 14th Brigades), Sixth Company (detached from the Moore Regiment)

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed 100 acres valued at $200, 50 acres valued at $50, 50 acres valued at $50, 70 acres valued at $100, 50 acres valued at $25 and 100 acres valued at $150

      1817, Nov -- Trial and Appearance Docket, Moore County, NC
      1817, Nov -- Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan v. Peter Davis

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed 420 acres valued at $620

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 312
      James Morgan
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (16-18) 1M
      (10-16) 1M
      (0-10 2M 2F

      1823, May -- Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      State v. James Morgan

      1825, Oct 13 -- Land Grant #2700, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed as a Neighbor on William Freeman's 200 acre Land Grant located between Bear Creek and Cabin Creek

      1826, Feb -- Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      1826, Feb 22 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      1826, Nov -- County Accounts, Moore County, NC
      State v. James Morgan

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 473
      James Morgan
      (40-50) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 1M
      (15-20) 1F
      (10-15) 2M 1F
      (5-10) 2M
      (0-5) 1M

      1830, Nov 17 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan served on Road Improvement Committee

      1831, May 16 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan served on Road Improvement Committee

      1832, Nov 9 -- Land Grant #2873, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed as a Neighbor on John Morgan's 25 acre Land Grant located on Cabin Creek

      1836, Jan 9 -- Land Grant #2970, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed as a Neighbor on Hiram Deaton's 100 acre Land Grant located between Mill Creek and Cabin Creek

      1836, Nov 9 -- Land Grant #2961, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan received a 100 acre Land Grant located on Cabin Creek

      1837, Aug 28 -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan served Jury Duty

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 169
      James Morgan
      (50-60) 1M 1F
      (15-20) 2M
      (10-15) 1M

      1841, Apr 26 -- Land Grant #3163, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed as a Neighbor on Hiram Deaton's 6 acre Land Grant located on Cabin Creek

      1844 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed 502 acres valued at $670 located in District 8 on Cabin Creek

      1847 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan Sr. listed 502 acres valued at $750 located in District 8 on Cabin Creek

      1847, Sep 8 -- Land Grant #3414, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan received a 20 acre Land Grant located on Cabin Creek

      1847, Sep 8 -- Land Grant #3600, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed as a Neighbor on Nancy Moore's 98 acre Land Grant located on Little Creek

      1847, Nov 15 -- Land Grant #2962, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan listed as a Neighbor on John Morgan's 100 acre Land Grant located North of Cabin Creek

      1848, Jul 26 -- Miscellaneous Records from the John and Mary Deaton Monroe family, Moore County, NC
      James Morgan date of death is listed

      1848, Dec 20-Jan 27, 1849 -- Record of Estates Book F Page 37-38, Moore County, NC
      Estate of James Morgan, Dec'd.by Administrators Joseph Cockman and Noah Richardson. Items were purchased by the following: Myles Jordan, Pleasant S. Morgan, George Morgan, Mrs. Morgan (widow), Col. J. Morrison, James Morgan, Sampson Brewer, Thomas Brown and Miles Muse.

      1851, May 1 -- 1851-1853 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 34
      James G. Morgan and others v. W.T. and G.J. Morgan and others. Judgements awarded to James G. Morgan, Joseph B. Morgan, Jackson J. Morgan, Pleasant Morgan, Noah Richardson [Administrator of Josiah Cockman Dec'd.], Tilly G. Harvill and Webby Morgan. [Editor's Note: heirs of James Morgan Dec'd.]
    Person ID I04344  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2020 

    DNA Tests  80 DNA tests are associated with James Pleasant Morgan 

    Father John Morgan,   b. Bef 1738,   d. Between 15 Dec 1799 and Feb 1800  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Histories
    Morgan Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Morgan Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Morgan references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F2008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Jane "Webby" Maness,   b. Between 1784 and 1786,   d. 1865  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. General Jackson Morgan
     2. Tilly G. Morgan
    +3. John Morgan,   b. 30 Mar 1803,   d. 11 Jan 1891  (Age 87 years)
    +4. William T. Morgan,   b. 1805,   d. 1853  (Age 48 years)
     5. William Morgan,   b. 1810
     6. Lucinda Morgan,   b. 1812
    +7. Lydia Morgan,   b. 1814
    +8. James Goodwin Morgan,   b. 1819,   d. 1892  (Age 73 years)
    +9. Joseph B. Morgan,   b. 1821,   d. 19 Aug 1864  (Age 43 years)
    +10. George Troy Morgan,   b. 13 Nov 1822,   d. 15 Jul 1897  (Age 74 years)
    +11. Pleasant S. Morgan,   b. Apr 1827
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F1471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1800 Will Book A Page 208/209, Moore County, NC - Will of John Morgan
    1800 Will Book A Page 208/209, Moore County, NC - Will of John Morgan
    1800 Will Book A Page 210/211, Moore County, NC - Will of John Morgan [second page]
    1800 Will Book A Page 210/211, Moore County, NC - Will of John Morgan [second page]
    1802 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1961 - James Morgan
    1802 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1961 - James Morgan
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2961 - James Morgan
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2961 - James Morgan
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3414 - James Morgan
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3414 - James Morgan
    1848/1849 Record of Estates Book F Page 36/37, Moore County, NC - Estate of James Morgan
    1848/1849 Record of Estates Book F Page 36/37, Moore County, NC - Estate of James Morgan
    1848/1849 Record of Estates Book F Page 38/39, Moore County, NC - Estate of James Morgan
    1848/1849 Record of Estates Book F Page 38/39, Moore County, NC - Estate of James Morgan
    1806 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2005 - Joseph Morgan
    1806 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2005 - Joseph Morgan
    1806 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2058 - Nathan Morgan
    1806 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2058 - Nathan Morgan
    1832 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2873 - John Morgan
    1832 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2873 - John Morgan
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3163 - Hiram Deaton
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3163 - Hiram Deaton
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3457 - John Morgan
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3457 - John Morgan
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3393 - William T. Morgan
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3393 - William T. Morgan
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #0134 - James Morgan
    1800 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #0134 - James Morgan

    Histories
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    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
    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.
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    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, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, 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. [S1114] John Monroe and Mary Deaton Family Papers, http://www.monroegen.org/family.htm#The%20Bible%20.
      "James Morgan died 26 July 1848"
      These notes were made by either Mary Vassar Deaton of her daughter, Mary Deaton Monroe. They were made in the same ledger book in which the women kept the estate records of Levi Deaton and Andrew Graham