William Williamson

Male 1744 - 1848  (103 years)


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  • Name William Williamson 
    Born 12 Aug 1744 
    Gender Male 
    _MILT Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Jan 1848  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 154
      William Williamson
      (16+) 2M
      (0-16) 2M
      4F

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 73
      William Williamson
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2M 2F

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 611
      Wm. Williamson
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 2M 1F
      (10-15) 1M

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 305
      Wm. Williamson Senr.
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 1M
      (16-18) 1M

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 473
      Wm. Williamson Sr.
      (80-90) 1M
      (70-80) 1F
      (50-60) 1F
      (15-20) 1F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 177
      William Williamson, Sen.
      (100+) 1M
      (80-90) 1F

      1848, Apr 21-25, Record of Estate Book H Pages 5-8 Moore County, NC
      Estate of William Williamson, dec'd by Administrator B. Williamson

      1848, Apr 29 -- 1847-1849 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 211-212
      Mary Williamson. v. Heirs of William Williamson Dec'd. Petition for dower. Bailey Williamson and others v. William Williamson and others. Petition for sale of slaves. Appearing that William Williamson, Lewis Williamson, William Garner and wife Dolly, William Deaton and wife Margaret, Lewis Kennedy, Robatus Kennedy and Josiah Kennedy reside out of state the petition is order to be printed in the North Carolina Argus in Wadesboro for six weeks.

      1849, Jan 24, Record of Estate Book H Pages 30-31, Moore County, NC
      Estate of William and Mary Williamson, dec'd by Administrator B. Williamson

      1849, Sep 8-Oct 13 - Notice, The North-Carolinian [Fayetteville, NC]
      Hiram Williamson and others v. Bailey Williamson and others. Petition for partition of real estate. Appearing that Lewis Kennedy, Josiah Kennedy, William Williamson, William Garner and wife Dolly, Lewis Williamson and Bartes Kennedy are non-residents of the state. They are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the fourth Monday in October.

      1850, Sep 28-Nov 2 - Notice, The North-Carolinian [Fayetteville, NC]
      Bailey Williamson, Admr. v. Lewis Williamson and others. Petition for account and settlement. Appearing that Lewis Williamson, Wm. Garner and wife Dolly, Wm. Williamson, Robartus Kennedy, Lewis Kennedy, Josiah Kennedy, Dicy Kennedy, Sally Kennedy and Sparks Kennedy are non-residents of the state. They are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the fourth Monday in October.
    Person ID I05985  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2016 

    DNA Tests  8 DNA tests are associated with William Williamson 

    Father William Jonathan "John" Williamson,   b. 1 Sep 1711,   d. 29 Apr 1823  (Age 111 years) 
    Mother Collins 
    Family ID F2045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary "Mollie" Garner,   b. 31 Oct 1756,   d. 23 Sep 1848  (Age 91 years) 
    Children 
     1. Kendrick Williamson
     2. Polly Williamson
    +3. Mary Susannah Williamson,   b. Between 1765 and 1784,   d. Aft 1830  (Age ~ 66 years)
     4. John Williamson,   b. 29 Mar 1772,   d. 20 Jan 1839, Blount County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. James Williamson,   b. 1770-1775
     6. William Williamson,   b. 16 Apr 1779,   d. 15 Jul 1876, Blount County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     7. Lewis Williamson,   b. 10 Jan 1781, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Blount County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Dolly Williamson,   b. 1788
    +9. Bailey Williamson,   b. 8 Jan 1791,   d. 16 Feb 1875  (Age 84 years)
    +10. Sallie Williamson,   b. 6 Nov 1794, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)
    +11. Wyatt Williamson,   b. 8 Feb 1802,   d. 3 Feb 1893  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F2046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1848 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Map of Land Grants along Grassy Creek in Moore County, NC
    Map of Land Grants along Grassy Creek in Moore County, NC
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #388 - Hardy Davis
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #388 - Hardy Davis
    1766 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1490 - John Williamson
    1766 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1490 - John Williamson
    1774 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1701 - John Williamson
    1774 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1701 - John Williamson
    1790 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #391 - William Williamson
    1790 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #391 - William Williamson
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1253 - William Williamson
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1253 - William Williamson
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1122 - William Williamson
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1122 - William Williamson
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1307 - Christopher Yow
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1307 - Christopher Yow
    1850 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3657 - Bailey Williamson
    1850 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3657 - Bailey Williamson
    1890 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - Wyatt Williamson and Martha Cagle
    1890 Marriage Certificate, Moore County, NC - Wyatt Williamson and Martha Cagle

    Histories
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1778 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1778 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1779 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1779 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Hunnicutt's[formerly Duckworth] Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    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.
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    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.
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    Located on Page 382 of Will Book A, Moore County, NC
    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, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hardin, Horner, Hunsucker, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.
    1784 Petition, Cumberland County, NC - Creation of Moore County
    1784 Petition, Cumberland County, NC - Creation of Moore County
    Apr 1784 - Jun 1784 General Assembly Session Records

    A Bill for dividing Cumberland County into two distinct Counties and for the other purposes therein mentioned.

    In H. Commons 3 May 1785. Read for the first time and passed by order. 13 May 1784 read the second time amended and passed.

    In Senate May 3rd 1784. Read the first time and passed by order. 4th May 1784 read the second time amended by consent of the Commons passed and order to be engrossed.

    To the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina now setting. The petition pf the Inhabitants of Cumberland County have now showeth. Whereas your petitioners living in the Upper End of the said County do labour under great hardship in attending on Courts and Other Public meetings from their remote situation from the Court House, many of whom being upwards of sixty miles there from, do Humbly pray that the said County may be Divided To Wit: Beginning on the South Side of Cape Fare River, at Chatham County line where it crosses sd. River running from thence a direct course to Coles Bridge on Drowning Creek, And so to be bounded by the lines of the Adjacent Countys as to make a Distinct County, Nevertheless on to the Boundaries your petitioners most Humbly Submiths to your great Wisdom to which they ever think themselves in duty bound to pray.

    Jas. Burges, Thos. Armstrong, James Dyer, Wm. Armstrong, John Armstrong, Michl. King, Charles Crawford [Capt.], Wm. Cox [Capt.], Wm. Seale, John Overton, John Overton Junr., John Phillips, Wm. Harden, John James, Elijah Bettis, Isaac Hardain, Joseph Furr, Nathl. Norwood, [torn] Hunnicutt, [torn] Dickinson, [torn] Collins, Theopilus Petty, John Hunnicutt, James Maples, Burrel Maples, Daniel Munk, Thos. Collins Jur., Ralph Davis, John Goldston, Martin Dye, Stephen Collons, George Nelson, Abraham Cole, Duncan Johnson, John Camron, Kenneth Camron, Archibald Munk, Thos. Gilmore, Kinchin Kitching, Stephen King [? very faded], Josiah Maples, Matthew Kitching, John Evans, William Kitching, John Cox, Joseph Fry, Johnathan Caddell, Richardson Feagin, John Jackson, Neil McLeod, Danl. Jones, Solomon Cox, James Wadsworth, James Hill, Jac. Caddell, Donald Makensey, George Grimes, Thomas Graham, John Ritter, Jacob Stuts, John Stuts, Eleck Autry, Frederick Autry, John Minyerd, Ritcherd Burd, Robert Burd, James Autray, Christopher Yow, John Leech, Angush Cambell, William Barrett Junior, Colin McLain, John Shufeild Junier, John Hair, Reubin Fremon, William Elmore, James Morgan, Peter (looks more like Frances) Hair, Lues Fels [Lewis Fields?], Donald McLeod, Norman McLeod, Normand McLean, Hector McLain, John Bohanan, Kenneth McDonald, Wm. Cox, Danold McKinnon [?], William Dunn, Thomas Dunn, John Keys, Moses Keyes, William [torn], Henry [torn], Bartholomew Dunn [torn but listed twice in a row ? likely Sr. and Jr.], Allan [torn ? likely Morrison], Norman [torn], Hart. Hunnicutt, John Dunlap, Benjamin Sheales, John Blanchet, William Dunn, Adam Keeling, John Blachett Junr., Robt. Davis, Willm. Martin Junr., Thos Tyson, John Carrell, Anthony Street, James Thorton, Charles Seale, Collins Hardy, Jacob Hardy, Jun., John Kenney, William Cockerham, Solomon Jones, Jacob Hardy, John Hunnicutt Ser., Thos. Maples, Jeremiah Collon, Thos. Agerton, Wm. McKinzie, Wm. Hodges, Edmon Hodges, Joseph Duckworth, Charles Campbell, Drurey Hodges, Anguish McDugal, Jason Wadsworth, James Morgin, James Caddell, Aaron Fagens, John Paitt, James Wadworth, James Muse, Duncan McIntosh, Alexr. McDonald, Anthony Mears, James Simmons, Jhon Warner, Jesse Muse, John Hurley, Thomas Seale, William Morgan, John Morgin, William Morgan Senr., Jesse Ritter, Robert Stephens, Samuel Tidwell, Ansil Melton, Nathaniel Melton, John Adkins, William Barrett, Solomon Barrett, Archibald McDonald, William Ashaly, [Jesse?] Bates, William Smith, John McLane, Richard [Nales?], Peter Shamburger, Wm. McLean, Thomas Grimes, Donald McLeod, Allan Martin, Donald McDonald, Donald McLeod, Murdock Betheun, Alexender Mckeever, John McCauly, Angush McAuly, John Kagel, Gorge Kagel, Nathan Maner, William Maner, Seth Maner, George Keringer, William Williamson, John Williamson, Robert Grimes, Nichlos Newton, Francis Tedwell, Samuel Barrett, William Smith, Nichlos Wallas, Lannard Furr, Nathan Smith, Everet Smith, Isum Smith, Henry Jackson, James Ledlow, Adam Comer, Leonard Cagel, Roger Cagel, William Constable and Peter Garner.

    [Editor's Note: Many of the names are faded, torn and hard to read. Some are actual signatures or marks and clearly multiple names have been signed by one individual]

    A Bill for dividing Cumberland County into two distinct Counties.
    Whereas the County of Cumberland is so extensive that it is extremely inconvenient for the inhabitants to attends courts and public meetings. Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina and it is hereby enacted by the Authority of the same that from and after fourth day of July next the County of Cumberland shall be divided into two distinct Counties by a line beginning at Coles Bridge on drowning creek thence a direct line to the corner of Wake and Johnston Counties in Cumberland line and all that part of Cumberland laying to the north west of the new line shall be a separate and distinct county by the name of Moor County and [be it enacted by the authority afore said] hat the lower part of Cumberland County laying south east of said line shall be a separate and distinct county and known by the name of Fayette County and be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid that nothing herein contained shall be construed to debar the sheriff and Collector of taxes or other officers or any of them in the said county of Cumberland as it stood undivided from levying any collections or making districts for any taxes fees or other duties that may be due from the inhabitants thereof on or before the fourth day of July next in the same manner as if this act had never been made any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

    And be enacted by the authority aforesaid that the Courts for the County of Fayette be held at the place where the courts of Cumberland County are at present established on the fourth Monday in January April July and October in every year and that the Courts for the County of Moore hereafter shall be held at such place within the said County as the Commissioner herein after named shall appoint on the fourth Monday in February May August November in every year and that all causes please writs actions suits plaints process precepts recognizances and other matters and things in the Court of Cumberland depending from and immediately after the first day of August next shall stand adjourned and continued from the present Court House of the said County to such place as the said Commissioners or a majority of them shall direct and appoint as aforesaid and all appearances and returns which shall be made on the days appointed by law for holding in the said court of Cumberland shall hereafter be made to the first Court that shall be held for that county wherein the cause of action arose and all suitors and witnesses bound to appear there of in the same manner as if the said court had not been removed from the present Court House any law usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

    And be it also enacted by the authority aforesaid that Thomas Matthews, John Roberson, Willis Dickerson, Philip Alston and John Jackson or the majority of them shall be and hereby appointed Commissioner and impowered and directed to agree with workmen for erecting and building a Courthouse prison and stocks for the use of said County of Moor and for purchasing materials for that purpose and for enabling the said Commissioners to defray the expenses of said building a tax of one Shilling on every hundred pounds of taxable property within the said County of Moor as the same is established by this act and an equal sum on every unmarried man not possessed of the value of one Hundred pounds shall be levied and collected in the same manner as public taxes are or shall be levied and collected and all person who shall refuse or neglect to pay the taxes, by this Act impose upon them at the time and in the manner which is or shall be appointed by law for the payment of public taxes shall be liable to disthis [?] and sale of their property in the same manner as for non payment of public taxes and it is further declared that the said tax shall be collected by the officer or officers who is or may be appointed to collect the public taxes and such officer or officers shall give security to the said Commissioners for the faithfull discharge of his or their duty and shall be intitled to the same Commissions and liable to the same penalties restrictions process and remedy for enforcing the payment thereof as by law my be had against collectors or receivers of public monies.

    And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that the County Courts of Moore and Fayette shall nominate the following number of freeholders to serve as jurors of the Superior County for the District of Wilmington of which district the said Counties are hereby declared to be part that is to say for County of Boston [should be Moore] and for the County of Fayette any law or statute to the contrary notwithstanding and be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that for running the dividing line Thomas Matthews & Jno Adkins be and they are duly appointed commissioners and imposed to lay off run and make the said dividing line agreeable to the direction of this act which said line when run by the Commissioners herein named shall be by them entered of record in the courts of the counties of which the said lines to be boundary and shall hereafter be deemed the dividing line between said counties.