Edward Richardson

Male 1784 -


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  • Name Edward Richardson 
    Born Between 1775-1784 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1793, Dec-Jan 1794 -- General Assembly Session Records, Box 3
      Edward Richardson signed a petition to form Alfordstown as County Seat for Moore County, NC. [Editor's Note: the petition failed. In 1796 the NC General Assembly established Carthage as the county seat. In 1806, it was changed to Faginsville to honor Richardson Fagin. The name was changed back to Carthage in 1814]

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 74
      Edward Richardson
      (16-25) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1802, Oct 8 -- Land Grant #2029, Moore County, NC
      Mikajah Brewer received 98 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining John Ritter, Drury Richardson and his own line. Jno. Ritter and Edwd. Richardson were chain carriers.

      1803, Aug 7 -- Land Grant #0110, Moore County, NC
      William Richardson received 50 acres located on Morter Glade adjoining Zachary Smith. Edward Richardson and Zachariah Smith were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 603
      Edward Richardson
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1M
      (0-10) 1M
    Person ID I04499  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2020 

    Father Drury Richardson,   b. c1740,   d. Between Apr and May 1811 
    Mother Sally 
    Histories
    Richardson Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Richardson Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Richardson references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F1381  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1811 Will Book A Page 271, Moore County, NC - Will of Drury Richardson
    1811 Will Book A Page 271, Moore County, NC - Will of Drury Richardson
    1817 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2479 - John Melton
    1817 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2479 - John Melton

    Histories
    1793 Petition, Moore County, NC - New Moore County Courthouse in Alfordstown
    1793 Petition, Moore County, NC - New Moore County Courthouse in Alfordstown
    1793, Nov 25 -- Dec 1793-Jan 1794 General Assembly Session Records, Box 3

    Contains hundreds of signatures of early Moore County residents. Petition to the NC General Assembly to establish "Alfordstown" and move the courthouse there. Petition ultimately failed. Very large document, similar to a Tax List, and it may take additional time to load. Typed abstract at conclusion of the document courtesy of Central North Carolina Journal, September 1993 [Edited and published by James V. Comer]. Original documents courtesy of NC Archives.