William Bailey Brown

Male 1814 - Bef 1870  (< 55 years)


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  • Name William Bailey Brown 
    Nickname Bailey 
    Birth 1814 
    Gender Male 
    Death Bef 1870 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Brown   d. Bef Feb 1776, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Great Grandfather) 
    Elizabeth,   b. 1796  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1846, May 2 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 333
      Ordered that William M. Johnson be appointed the overseer in place of Garner Mainess of the new road from William Ritter's by way of William M. Johnson's mill to the [Chatham] County Line and have the following hands to work: William M. Johnson's hand, James Cavness' hands, Benjamin P. Person's two hands, James Moore, Westley Shields, Hiram Johnson, Jonathan Martindale, Alston Brewer, Henry Brown, Willis Phillips, Jery Phillips, Henry C. Hardin, Calvin C. Myrick, Enoch Powers, Robert L. Purvis, Bailey Brown, Mathew Williams, Henry Stutts, Leonard Stutts, Abram Stutts' one hand, Hiram Kelly, Garner Mainess, James Brady, Bryant Boroughs' hands, Mathew Boroughs' hands and William Hunsucker.

      1846, Oct 28 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 403
      Ordered that James G. Hussey be appointed overseer of the road from Bear Creek to Williamson's and have the following hands to work: Enoch S. Brown, Parham K. Myrick, Hiram Williamson, Bailey Williamson, Lewis Williamson, Lewis Mainess (of John), John Kennedy (of Widow), Sparks Kennedy, Robartis Mainess, James Cavness, Tabitha Person's hands, William M. Johnson's hands, Stephen Williams, Jeremiah Williams' hands, John Mainess (of John), William Kennedy, Henry Brown, John Garner (of James), Wyatt Williamson (of Buck), James Myrick, Benjamin P. Person, John Mainess' hands, William B. Brown and Mathew Davis.

      1847 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #9
      Bailey Brown listed 1 white poll

      1848/1849 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #9
      Bailey Brown listed 1 white poll

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 226
      Bailey Brown 36 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Franey Brown 33 F, Born in NC
      Elias Brown 10 M, Born in NC
      Sarah Brown 6 F, Born in NC
      Eliza A. Brown 8/12 F, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 186-B
    Person ID I12847  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2023 

    DNA Tests  11 DNA tests are associated with William Bailey Brown 

    Father William Brown,   b. 1793   d. Bef Oct 1851 (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. 1796 
    Family ID F3714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances "Franey" Garner,   b. Jul 1820   d. Mar 1898 (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Other Partners:
    James Daniel Caviness,   b. 1 Aug 1798   d. 2 May 1885  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
    +  1. Female Not Sure Which Brown
    +  2. Female Sarah Elizabeth Brown,   b. 1844   d. Bef 1885 (Age < 41 years)
    George H. Maness  (Age 74 years)
    +  3. Female Eliza Ann Brown,   b. Jan 1848   d. 11 Aug 1925 (Age ~ 77 years)
    +  4. Female Lydia Margaret Brown,   b. 25 May 1852   d. 19 Mar 1937 (Age 84 years)
    +  5. Female Mary Jane Brown,   b. 21 Sep 1856   d. 13 Apr 1944 (Age 87 years)
       6. Female Mary C. Brown,   b. 1862
    Family ID F3713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1881 Orders and Decrees Book 2 Page 108/109, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown et al v. Nathaniel Brown et al
    1881 Orders and Decrees Book 2 Page 108/109, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown et al v. Nathaniel Brown et al
    Court case involving heirs of Jesse Brown Sr., dec'd. While the following court case doesn't expressly mention Jesse Brown and occurs roughly 50 years after his death - it appears to list a large number if not all of his living descendants.

    1881, Aug/Sep -- Order & Decrees, Moore County, NC Book 2, Page 108-109

    Probate Court, Moore County, NC
    Thomas Brown & others vs. Nathaniel Brown & others

    This cause coming on to be heard upon the Pet. of Plaintiff and affidavits filed and the same being heard by one the Court doth declare that the Pets. and Defendants in the Pet. in this case are tenants in common of nine hundred acres of land in said county on the waters of Bear & Cabin Creek specified in said Pet.

    That is to say Thomas Brown and Aaron Brown 1/18 part thereof

    E.S.Brown, Anabeth Kennedy, Deborah Maness and Edmond Brown 1/72 part each

    S.E. Mainess, L.A. Brown, Margaret Brown and Jane Brown (heirs Bailey) 1/288 each

    Heirs Noah Brown viz Missouri Brown & Enoch Brown 1/144 each

    Heirs of Henry Brown viz J.A. Brown, Martha A. Brown, B.C. Brown, W.R. Brown, L.O. Brown, Julia C. Brown, Dorcus M. Brown, Alexander Brown, M.C. Brown and Thomas Brown 1/720 each

    Heirs of John Brown viz Nancy Brown, Robert Brown, William Brown, Jesse Brown, P.S. Brown, Thomas Brown Jr. & Nathaniel Brown 1/63 each

    Heirs of Isah [Brown] [viz] Wm. Brown, Martha Brown, Telitha Brown, Malvina Gordon, Franey Burns, Angy Brown, Mary Brown, Anna Brown 1/72 each

    Heirs at law of Jesse Brown viz Temperance Smith, Dolly Smith, Nancy Graham, Isaac Brown, Elizabeth Britt 1/54 each

    Heirs of Mary Williamson viz Jesse Williamson, Kelly Williamson, Hiram Williamson, 1/270 each

    Heirs of Isaac Williamson viz Isabella Craven, M. Williamson, Calvin Williamson 1/810

    Heirs of Margaret Williams viz John Williams & Wright Williams 1/540 each

    Heir of Nancy Owen viz Mary Smith 1/9 part of said land

    The Court doth further declare that actual partition of said land cannot possibly be made without inquiry to the parties interested. It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed that the clerk of court A.H. McNeill after thirty days advertisement in the Moore Index a newspaper published in the Town of Carthage and at three public place in said county and at the Court House door in the Town of Carthage proceed to sell said land to the highest bidder in the Town of Carthage at public auction on the following terms viz one half cash and the balance on a credit of six months both bond and approved security and report to this court without delay.

    A.H. McNeill, CoC & Judge of Probate
    [no date given but case before and after were dated August 27, 1881 and September 7, 1881]

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Area includes portions of Deep River, Buffalo, Fall, Cedar, Richland and Flag Creeks, McCallums Fork and Meadow, Locust and Watery Branches. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.
    1848/1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1848/1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Area includes portions of Deep River, Buffalo, Fall, Cedar, Richland and Flag Creeks, McCallums Fork and Meadow, Locust and Watery Branches. Courtesy of Moore County Historical Association.



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