1794 - 1828 (34 years)
||Benjamin Person |
||10 Dec 1828
||Moore County, NC 
||Moore County, NC at Old Scotch Graveyard
|Patriarch & Matriarch
| Joseph Person d.
Bef Feb 1772, Warren County, NC
(Grandfather) Tabitha Powell
10 Oct 1845, Moore County, NC
(Age 78 years) (Mother)
- 1810, Aug 12 -- Land Grant #2207, Moore County, NC
David Kennedy received 220 acres located north of Deep River and the [Randolph] County line adjoining John Smith, Edward Moore, Fagin, Neil McLeod, Cavanaugh and James Deaton. Leonard Stuts and Benjamin Person were chain carriers.
1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
Benjn. Persons listed 50 acres valued at $100
1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
Benjamin Person listed 50 acres valued at $110
1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 298
1823, Nov 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 21
Deed from James B. Muse and Jesse F. Muse to Isaac Smith proven by Benjamin Parson
Deed from William Barrett to Tobias Fry proven by Benjn. Person
1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 59
Deed from Benjamin Person to Hugh Moore proven by Dempsey Sowell
1825, May 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 79
Ordered that Benjn. Person, Joseph Johnson and Eleazor Birckhead settle with Cornelius Dowd and James Garner, administrators of Jas. Wood, Dec'd.
1825, Aug 28-Oct 27 -- Notice, Fayetteville Weekly Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
Moore County, NC - Benjamin Person v. Jesse Upton Jun. Original attachment, levied on 400 acres of land and c[hattel]. Ordered that publication be made for two months that unless the defendant appear on or before the first day of the next term [third Monday in November] judgement final will be entered and the land will be sold to satisfy.
1825, Nov 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 98
Ordered that Benjn. Person, Duncan Murchison and Thomas M.D. Reid. be appointed to audit accounts of Joab Cheek and Wm. Tyson, admrs. of Benjn. Gilbert Dec'd.
1826, Feb 25 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 114
Deed from Thomas Fry to Michael Bryant and George Graham proven by Benjn. Person
1826, May 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 119
Ordered that Benjn. Person be appointed guardian of Absolom Fry and Nice Fry with Corn. Dowd and Daniel McNeill as securities.
1826, Nov 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 150
Deed from Polly Elkins to Wm. Hancock proven by Benjn. Person
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.
1828, Nov 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 238-239
Letters of administration on the estate of Hannah Duckworth, Dec'd. were granted to Daniel McNeill with Benjn. Person, Joseph Person and Malcom McNeill as securities. Polly Brooks and her husband Phillip Brooks were recognized as next of kin.
1828, Dec 23 -- Obituary, Raleigh Register and NC Gazette [Raleigh, NC] Newspaper
"At his residence in Carthage, Moore County, on the 10th instant [Dec 1828], General Benjamin Person, in the 35th year of his age."
1829, Feb 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 249
Administration of estate of Benjamin Person, Dec'd. granted to John Morrison with Gideon Seawell, Isaac Roberts, John Tyson, Josiah Tyson, Wm. Hancock, Neill Morrison and Wm. Jackson as securities.
1829, Aug 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 274
Ordered that Gideon Seawell be appointed guardian of Mary A. Person, Samuel J. Person, Murdoch Person and William Person, minor orphans under the age of twenty-one years and heirs of Benjamin Person, Dec'd.
1829, Aug 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 282
Deed from Thomas P. Muse to Benjn. Person proven by Cornelius Dowd (son of James)
Deed from Levin Birckhead to Benjn. Person proven by Cornelius Dowd (son of James)
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:  200 acres  150 acres patented by Jacob McLennon adjoining Thomas McLendon and Jemima McLendon  150 acres patented by Donald McDonald located on Suck Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon and Jemima McLendon  100 acres located on both sides of Suck Creek adjoining Widow McDonald  50 acres patented by Neill McLeod located west of McLendons Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon, Angus McIver and Joel McLendon  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, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 302
Deed from Nehemiah Birckhead to James B. Muse. Nathan Holloway (removed from state) and Benjn. Person (dead) were witnesses and are no longer able to attest
Deed from Jesse Rodgers to James B. Muse proven by Benjamin Person
||Moore County Wallaces
||9 Apr 2022 |
|| 1 DNA test is associated with General Benjamin Person |
||1827 Petition, Moore County, NC - Fair at the Grove|
1827, Nov 20 -- Petition, Dec 1827-Jan 1828 General Assembly Session Records
The following residents of Moore County petitioned to establish a fare [fair] at the Grove in April and October: Benjamin Person, Holden Cox, N. Barrett, Wm. Sears, Isaac Fields, Thomas Williams, Niel McLeod, Malcom Blue, Wm. Hancock, Geo. W. Alston, W.D. Dowd, A. McDonald, Samuel Jackson, Isam Wallis, [illegible], D. Murchison, John Morison, L. McNeill, William Mathews, William R.D. Cole, Allen Wade, Edwin Wade, Neill Mathews, James Cole, A.C. Curry, Corn. Dunlap, John Cockham, John [illegible].
||1827 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Fry|
1827, May 4 -- Petition, Dec 1827-Jan 1828 General Assembly Session Records
Thomas Fry, of Moore County, petitioned the State for a reduction in his one-year sentence for biting off part of the nose of Francis Wolff due to the need to provide for his wife and children. John B. Kelly, Corn. Dowd, Benjamin Person, John Morison, John Tyson Sen., A.C. Curry and G. Seawell signed the petition along with Fry. Francis Wolff sent a letter to support a reduction of sentence. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by a joint select committee]
- [S1113] James Vann Comer, Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).
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