William Owen

Male 1800 - 1861  (61 years)


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  • Name William Owen 
    Birth 1800 
    Gender Male 
    Death 19 Apr 1861  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1825, Mar 16 -- Land Grant #2686, Moore County, NC
      Medford Owen received 100 acres located between Wolf Creek and Little Creek and Bear Branch adjoining his own line and Everet Sheffield. Everet Sheffield and William Owen were chain carriers.

      1825, May 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 77
      Ordered that William Owens pay Mary Huzza for maintenance of bastard child.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 456
      Wm. Owens
      (40-50) 1F
      (30-40) 1M
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 1F

      1831, May 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 355
      Ordered that William Brewer be appointed overseer of the road from John Shamburgers to Shuffield's Mill and work the following hands: John Shamburger's hands, Daniel McCrimon's hands, Anderson S. Moody, Wm. Owen, Wm. Shuffield, Enoch Shuffield, Leonard Hair, Lewis Freeman and Robert Milton.

      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.

      1836, Aug 27 -- Loose Civil Action Papers, Guilford County, NC
      William M. Larrence v. Peter Shamburger. Trespass, harboring plaintiffs wife (Polly Larrance Shamburger, daughter of Peter Shamburger) and enticing her away. Orginally filed in Randolph County but moved to Guilford County upon Shamburger's claim that Larrence's father is a preacher, merchant and tavern keeper in Randolph and exerts much influence and Shamburger lives in Moore County and will not be subject to a fair trial in Randolph. Witnesses for plaintiff: Daniel Cox (deposition from Morgan County, IN), John Hendrix, William Owen, Bennitt Owen, Miles Jordan, Polly Owen, Enoch Spinks, Wiatt Williamson, Horatia Suggs, Brantley Owen and Jacob Lithgo. Witnesses for defendant: Anderson S. Mody, Martha Shamburger, Polly Comer, Horatia Suggs, Phillip Comer and Peter Shamburger Jr.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 187
      Wm. Owen
      (50-60) 1F
      (40-50) 1M
      (20-30) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1M

      1845 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #8
      William Owen listed 200 acres valued at $300 on Bare Creek

      1849 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District $8
      William Owens listed 200 acres valued at $300 on Bare Creek; 28.5 acres valued at $30 on Wet Creek

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 249-B
      William Owens 50 M, Farmer, $250 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Mary Owens 65 F, Born in NC
      Eliza Owens 22 F, Born in NC
      William Owens 19 M, Farmer, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 211
    Person ID I10320  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2023 

    DNA Tests  2 DNA tests are associated with William Owen 

    Family Mary "Polly",   b. 1785 
    Children 
    +  1. Female Eliza Owen,   b. 22 May 1827   d. 12 Nov 1909 (Age 82 years)
    Neill Melton  (Age 77 years)  m. Abt 1852
       2. Male William Bailey Owen,   b. 1831
    Mary Blue Leach  m. 08 Oct 1857
    Family ID F3003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2016 

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  • Histories
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Area includes portions of Deep River, Bear, Grassy, Wolf, Williams, Cabin, Cotton and Little Creeks. Courtesy of the NC Archives.
    1844/1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1844/1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Area includes portions of Deep River, Bear, Grassy, Wolf, Williams, Cabin, Cotton and Little Creeks. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Undated but believed to be from 1849. Area includes portions of Deep River, Bear, Grassy, Wolf, Williams, Cabin, Cotton and Little Creeks. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.



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