Murdock Bethune


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  • Name Murdock Bethune 
    Gender Male 
    • 1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Murdock Bethune listed $100 of taxable property in Captain William Seale's District

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Murdoch Beaton listed $30 in Captain John Cox's District

      1784, May 1 -- 1778-1795 Land Entries, Cumberland County, NC
      #162 Murdock Bethune entered 70 acres located east of McLendons Creek near Martin's Mill and including his own improvement.

      1784, Dec 4 -- Land Grant #33, Moore County, NC
      Murdock Beaton received 70 acres located on McLendons Creek including his own improvement near Martin's Mill. Thomas Graham and Solomon Barrett were chain carriers.

      1785, Oct 7 -- Land Grant #160, Moore County, NC
      Allen Morrison received 100 acres located on Sings Creek adjoining John Key, Waddle and John Smith. Alexr. Morrison and Murdoch Baton were chain carriers.

      1785, Oct 7 -- Land Grant #170, Moore County, NC
      William Grove received 60 acres located on Wet Creek adjoining his own line and Thomas Keys. Murdock Baton and Alen Morrison were chain carriers.

      1786, Aug 12 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #95 Murdock Bathune entered 150 acres on Wet Creek adjoining Morrison and Key.

      1786, Oct 3 -- Land Grant #20 and 66, Moore County, NC
      Donald McLeod received 50 acres located between Tillis' Creek and Sings Creek on the road that goes from Newtons to Tillis' Mill adjoining Norman McLeod. Murdoch Baton and John McAuley were chain carriers.

      1786, Oct 6 -- Land Grant #86, Moore County, NC
      Alexander McIver received 100 acres located on White Oak Branch of Wet Creek adjoining his own line. Murdoch Baton and John McDonald were chain carriers.

      1786, Nov 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 128
      Ordered that the sheriff summon a jury to resolve a land dispute between John Keys and Murdock Bethune.

      1787, Feb 20 -- Land Grant #192, Moore County, NC
      George Glascock received 100 acres located on McClendons Creek adjoining Morrison. Murdoch Bathune and Julias Glascock were chain carriers.
    Person ID I06427  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2020 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Murdock Bethune 

    +1. Mary Ann Bethune,   b. 1800,   d. 1850  (Age 50 years)
    Family ID F2169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1808 Petition to Governor Benjamin Williams
    1808 Petition to Governor Benjamin Williams
    1808, Nov 11 -- Governor Benjamin Williams Papers, Nov 1808 Correspondence, Moore County, NC
    Petition of Moore County residents on behalf of Charles Brady who have been convicting of maiming and sentenced to a fine and sixty days imprisonment. The petitioners plead on behalf of Brady that the act was done in sudden affray and without any malice, the verdict was doubtful to many, Brady is very poor man with a family of small helpless children and a sickly hysterical wife and they are requesting a pardon. Signed by the following: John McIver, Richardson Fagin, Niell McLeod, Alexr. McLeod, A. McBryde, Wm. Martin, Murdo Bethune, Neill McLeod, John Sewell, John McNeill, John Martin, John Murchison, Ralph Davis, Donald McDonald, [illegible], James Melton, D. Murchison, Robt. McLauchlan, Murdoch McAulay, Geo. Jackson, Daniel Patterson, Allan Morison, Wm. Jackson, J.A. Cameron, Murdoch Martin, Corn. Dowd, Micajah Thomas, Jno. McSween, Archd. Shields, John Cameron, John Wadsworth, William Tyson, Samuel Jackson, Saml. Dunn, Daniel Buie, Edward Stuart, H. Gilmore Esq., and J. Gaster.
    1787 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Mathews
    1787 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Mathews
    1787, Dec 16 Petition, Nov 1787-Dec 1787 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for reinstatement of Colonel Thomas Mathews as a Justice of the Peace. Mathews was removed by the General Assembly based on false and accusations made by Duncan Campbell. Signers: [selected signers] Wm. Seale JP, Thomas Graham, Neil McLeod, Reuben Shields, Jno., Jackson, Richardson Feagin, Corn. Dowd, John Blanchett, Patrick Dowd, William Martin, W. Barrett, Jac. Caddell, John Dunlap, Samuel Elkins, Stephen Collins, Thomas Collins Junr., Wm. Seal, Jesse Muse, John Bethune Murdo Bethune, Allan Morison, George Graham, Robert Grimes, Robert Graham, Jno. McLeod, Bartholomew Dunn, William Newton, Nicolas Newton, Neil Matheson, Normand Matheson, Nathaniel Melton, Nicolas Newton and William Smith. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected]