Levi Deaton

Male 1774 - Bef 1842  (< 68 years)


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  • Name Levi Deaton 
    Born 1774 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 14 Sep 1842 
    Notes 
    • 1793, Dec-Jan 1794 -- General Assembly Session Records, Box 3
      Levi Deaton 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]

      1797, Sep 30 -- 1784-1795 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #273 Levy Deaton entered 25 acres located south of Bear Creek adjoining William Needom and William Mainess.

      1798, Feb 15 -- Land Grant #1425, Moore County, NC
      John Smith received 150 acres located on both sides of Dry Creek adjoining Widow Tedwell, Adam Sheffield and including his own improvement. Everet Smith and Levi Deaton were chain carriers.

      1798, Feb 16 -- Land Grant #1431, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received 25 acres located south of Bear Creek adjoining William Maness and William Needom. James Mainess and William Needom were chain carriers.

      1798, May 16 -- Land Grant #1541, Moore County, NC
      Stephen Davis [assignee of Adam Shuffield] received 50 acres located south of Cabin Creek adjoining Levy Deaton and Adam Sheffield. John Smith and Levy Deaton were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Jeremiah Williams deeded to John Needham Sr. 1804]

      1798, May 16 -- Land Grant #1542, Moore County, NC
      Stephen Davis [assignee of Adam Shuffield] received 50 acres located east of Dry Creek adjoining his own line and Everet Smith. John Smith and Levy Deaton were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Jeremiah Williams deeded to John Needham Sr. 1804]

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 59
      Levy Deaton
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-25) 2F
      (0-10) 1M 2F

      1802, Aug 16 -- Deed Book 127, Page 253, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton deeded John Needham Sr. 100 acres located on Cabbin Creek adjoining David Allison. Allan McLain was a witness.

      1804, Apr 7 -- Land Grant #1953, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received 50 acres located east of Wet Creek adjoining Thomas Key, Neil McLeod and Donald McLeod. John Key and Levi Deaton were chain carriers.

      1804, Apr 7 -- Land Grant #1954, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received 50 acres located east of Wet Creek adjoining William Key, Neil McLeod, Groves. William Key and David Richardson were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 624
      Levi Deaton
      (26-45) 1M 2F
      (10-15) 2F
      (0-10) 2M 3F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Levy Deaton listed 200 acres valued at $400, 60 acres valued at $100 and 90 acres values at $110

      1815, Jan 6 -- Land Grant #2261, Moore County, NC
      Donald McDonald received 50 acres located west of Dry Creek adjoining Donald McDonald Senr., John Paterson and Levi Deaton. Levi Deaton and John Key were chain carriers.

      1817, Nov 5 -- Land Grant #2337, Moore County, NC
      Donald McLeod received 50 acres located east of Wet Creek adjoining James McArthur, Waddle, his own line, Cole and Levi Deaton. Levi Deaton and Donald McLeod were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Levy Deaton listed 340 acres valued at $600

      1823 -- Record of Estates Book B Page 90-91, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Sherwood Wright Dec'd. by Administrator Levy Deaton. Notes due on the following: John Sheffield, Asa McLenden, Wilson Chalmers, Allen McLean, Daniel McLean, Everet Sheffield, Medford Owens, Edmond Hollan, Alexr. Plummer, John Freeman, Thos. Kees, Everet Smith, William Williams, Danl. McRummen, Ryland R. Miller, George Kees, Danl. McIver, John Arnet and Thomas McNeill.

      1824, May 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 38
      Deed from Josiah Davis to Levy Deaton was proven by Neill Morrison

      1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 56-57
      Elizabeth Wright, widow and relict of Sherwood Wright Dec'd. renounced her right of administration of the estate and recommended Levy Deaton as administrator. Deaton appointed with John Paterson and Alexr. Morison as securities. Neill Morrison Esq., Peter Shamburger, Donal McDonald (SC) and Joseph Allen appointed to lay off a year's provision for widow and family.

      1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 59
      Deed from James Kees to Levy Deaton was proven by John Paterson

      1825, Feb 7 -- Land Grant #2743, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received 50 acres located west of Wet Creek adjoining Neil Morrison and John Key. Avington Britt and John Key were chain carriers.

      1827, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 156
      Ordered that John Paterson, Neill Morison and Angus McKinnon be appointed to settle with Levy Deaton, administrator of Sherwood Right, Dec'd.

      1827, May 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 173-174
      Deed from Daniel McNeill, Sheriff to Levy Deaton was proven by Corn. Dowd

      1828, Feb 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 210
      Deed from John McAulay, William McAulay and Daniel McAulay to Levy Deaton proven by Donald McDonald

      1828, Aug 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 227
      Ordered that Colin Munroe be appointed overseer of the road from McIvers fork of the Joel Road to Dry Creek and work the following hands: John Munroe, Kenneth Morison, Angus McCaskill, John McCaskill's hand, Daniel McDonald's hand, Levy Deaton's hand, Angus Morison, David Richardson, Wm. Deaton, John Deaton, James Cahey, Charles McArthur, Isaac Deaton and Matthew Deaton.

      1829, Nov 10 -- Land Grant #2844, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received 100 acres located between Cabin Creek and Wolf Creek adjoining Richard Holland, Mason Harvel, Edmond Holland and his own line. Burrell Deaton and Hiram Deaton were chain carriers.

      1829, Nov 17 -- Land Grant #2843, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received 100 acres located between Cabin Creek and Wolf Creek adjoining Richard Holland, William Freeman and his own line. John Smith and James Holland were chain carriers.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 448
      Levy Deaton
      (40-50) 1M 2F
      (20-30) 1F
      (15-20) 1F
      (10-15) 1F
      (5-10) 2M
      Slaves
      (10-24) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2M

      1830, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 302
      Deed from Levy Deaton to Simon McNeill acknowledged

      1830, Mar 4 -- Land Grant #2848, Moore County, NC
      John Smith received 41 acres located north of Cabin Creek adjoining Mason Harvel, Levy Deaton and John Morgan. Levi Deaton and Nathan Smith were chain carriers.

      1830, Nov 15 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 326
      Ordered that Matthew Deaton be appointed overseer of the Joel Road from fork near McIvers to Dry Creek and have the following hands to work: James Kachey, John Munroe, Collin Munroe, John Deaton, Wm. Deaton, Isaac Deaton, Levy Deaton 1 hand, John McCaskill 1 hand, Daniel Murchinson, Kinneth Morison, Jess Collyer and Josiah [Isaiah] Melton.

      1831, May 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 353
      Ordered that Isaac Deaton be appointed overseer of the Joel Road from fork near McIvers to Dry Creek and have the following hands to work: Matthew Deaton, James Kachey, John Munroe, Collin Munroe, John Deaton, Wm. Deaton, Levy Deaton 1 hand, John McCaskill 1 hand, Daniel Murchinson, Kinneth Morison, Jess Collyer, Josiah [Isaiah] Melton and Simon McNeill.

      1831, May 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 355
      Ordered that Neill Morison be appointed overseer of the road from Cabbin Creek to Hunsuckers old place and have the following hands to work: John Morgan, Avington Britt, Joshua Keys, James Keys, Kenneth Morison, John Wallis, Arch. Munroe hands, John Munroe, Levy Deaton hands, Martin Kennedy, Simon McNeill, Isaac Melton, Daniel Murchison, Joseph Cole, Charles Coal and Thomas Colyer.

      1833, Sep 18 -- Dover Baptist Church Records, Moore County, NC
      Elder Noah Richardson, Elder John Monroe, Brethren James Dunlap and David Kennedy met to organize Dover Baptist Church after 70 members of the Forks of the Little River Church were asked to be dismissed to start their own church. Charter members listed: James Polk, Elizabeth Freeman, Reuben Freeman, Flony Phillips, Katherine Leach, Horatio Sugg, Olive Britt, Dicy Cagle, Mary Britt, John Smith, Mary Owen, Zacheus Britt, Henry Freeman, James Sanders, Stephen Davis, Jonathan Richardson, Alfred Britt, Alexander Leach, Elizabeth Davis, Miles Jordan, Britian Britt, Elizabeth Freeman, Elizabeth Richardson, Randel Presnal, Burrel Deaton, Elisa Freeman, John Leach, Sarah Smith, Thomas Ward, Sarah Sugg, Christine Leach, Charity Deaton, Sarah Britt, Clarah Callicutt, William Owen, Mary Smith, Ernest Smith, Flony Deaton, Mary Freeman, Elizah Hancock, Martha Hussey, Elizabeth Phillips, Zacah Britt, Catherine Cagle, Mary Deaton, Sarah Allen, Mary Smith, Nancy Jones, Elizabeth Allen, William Deaton, Mark Phillips, Nancy Britt, Rachel Hancock, Levi Deaton, Edmund Phillips, Elizabeth Dunlap, Maysey Polk, John Morgan, Elisha Cagle, Patience Deaton, John Maines, Hiram Britt, Molsey Spivey, Levi Deaton Jr., Margaret Brown, Margaret Deaton and Nancy Allen.

      1835, Feb 24 -- Land Grant #2998, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received 6.5 acres located west of Wet Creek adjoining his own line, John Key and Neil Morrison. Nathan Morgan and Martin Hunsucker were chain carriers.

      1836, Sep 1 -- Land Grant #3027, Moore County, NC
      James Key received 68 acres located north of Mill Creek adjoining his own line, Burrell Deaton, Levi Deaton, heirs of Merryman Britt, Avington Britt and Rayal Britt. Levi Deaton and Ryal Key were chain carriers.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 171
      Levy Deaton
      (60-70) 1M 1F
      (50-60) 1F
      (10-15) 1M

      1842, Sep 14-Feb 20, 1843 -- Record of Estates Book D Page 237-243, 263-264 Moore County, NC
      Estate of Levi Deaton, Dec'd. by Administrator Mary Deaton. Notes held on the following: Everet Smith Sr., Danl. McDonald, Isaac Deaton, Avington Brit, John Matheson, K. Matheson, M. Matheson, John McDonald, Alexr. McDonald, John C. Buie, Niel Morison, Norman McLeod, Hiram Deaton, Duncan Kennedy, Malcolm McAulay, Archibald Hunsucker and John Wallace. Items were purchased by the following: Danl. McNeill, Levi Write, George Hunsucker, Bradley Brady, Martin Hunsucker, William Wallis, Nathan Spencer, Sarah Smith, Sampson Brewer, John Munroe, William Deaton, David Cochran, John McDuffie, Upshur Furr, Bailey Williamson, Francis Munroe, Ryland R. Miller, Edmond Holland, Mary Parish, A. Munroe, Nathaniel Brown, Pleasant Simmons, Alexr. McIntosh, Malcolm McNeill, Danl. McKenzie, Anderson S. Moody, Norman McLeod, John C. Buie, Hugh McDonald, Archd. Campbell, Avington Britt, Burrel Deaton, Isaac Deaton, Jesse Sanders, John McDuffie, William Barrett, Saml. Barrett, John Morison and Upshur Furr.
    Person ID I09226  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 18 May 2022 

    DNA Tests  30 DNA tests are associated with Levi Deaton 

    Father William Deaton,   b. 1725, Amelia County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1781, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jackson,   b. 1745, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Family ID F12383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Catherine Vasser,   b. 1774,   d. 10 Dec 1867  (Age 93 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1845, Jan 31 -- 1844-1847 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 150-154
      John Munroe and wife and others v. Heirs at law of Levi Deaton. Jesse Sanders, Alexander Kennedy, James Cole, Danl. McDonald and Alexander Leach appointed to partition land between heirs: John Munroe and Mary, Upshur Furr and Rebecca, William Deaton, Lauchlin B. Munroe, Avington Britt and Sally, Ryland R. Miller and Elizabeth and Nathan Spencer and Jane. [Lot 1] 89 acres to Avington Britt and wife Sally located east of Wet Creek adjoining John Key and Waddell [Lot 2] 90 acres to Ryland R. Miller and wife adjoining John Key and Archibald Munroe [Lot 3] 89 acres to Lauchlin B. Munroe adjoining Key [Lot 4] 89 acres to William Deaton adjoining Waddle [Lot 5] 89 acres to John Morison, assignee of Upshur Furr, adjoining Waddle [Lot 6] 89 acres to Nathan Spencer adjoining Waddle and McArthur [Lot 7] 56.5 acres to John Munroe located west of Wet Creek adjoining Neill Morison.
    Children 
     1. Jane Deaton
    +2. Elizabeth Deaton,   b. 1794,   d. Aft 1860  (Age > 67 years)
    +3. Sarah "Sallie" Deaton,   b. 1804
    +4. Amanda Deaton,   b. 22 Dec 1804,   d. 27 Jul 1831  (Age 26 years)
    +5. Mary Deaton,   b. 20 Oct 1808,   d. 18 Jun 1896  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Rebecca Deaton,   b. 1819
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F2489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1424 - Levi Deaton
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1424 - Levi Deaton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1431 - Levi Deaton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1431 - Levi Deaton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1541 - Stephen Davis
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1541 - Stephen Davis
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1542 - Stephen Davis
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1542 - Stephen Davis
    1804 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1953 - Levi Deaton
    1804 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1953 - Levi Deaton
    1804 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1954 - Levi Deaton
    1804 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1954 - Levi Deaton
    1825 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2743 - Levi Deaton
    1825 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2743 - Levi Deaton
    1829 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2843 - Levi Deaton
    1829 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2843 - Levi Deaton
    1829 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2844 - Levi Deaton
    1829 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2844 - Levi Deaton
    1835 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2998 - Levi Deaton
    1835 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2998 - Levi Deaton
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2966 - Burrell Deaton
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2966 - Burrell Deaton

    Histories
    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.