General Benjamin Person

Male 1796 - 1829  (33 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Person 
    Title General 
    Born 1796 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Dec 1829  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Moore County, NC at Old Scotch Graveyard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 298
      Benj. Person
      (45+) 1F
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 2F
      3 Slaves
    Person ID I06422  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2019 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with General Benjamin Person 

    Father Samuel Person,   b. 1755-1774,   d. Bef Aug 1801  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Tabitha Powell,   b. 1767,   d. 10 Oct 1845, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F2041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Bethune,   b. 1800,   d. 1850  (Age 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Person,   b. 1819,   d. 19 Dec 1840, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +2. Murdoch B. Person,   b. 15 Nov 1823,   d. 2 Apr 1851  (Age 27 years)
     3. Samuel J. Person,   b. 1824
    +4. William M. Person,   b. 1826
     5. Thomas Person,   b. 1828,   d. 27 Jan 1829  (Age 1 years)
    +6. Neil B. Person,   b. 24 Sep 1829,   d. 23 Dec 1903  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1829 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Old Scotch Graveyard Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    1827 Petition, Moore County, NC - Fair at the Grove
    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 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]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).