William Newton

Male 1765 -


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Newton 
    Born c1765 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1785, Mar 3 -- Land Grant #72, Moore County, NC
      Nicholas Newton received 50 acres located on Dry Creek adjoining his own line. Samuel Barrett and William Newton were chain carriers.

      1785, Nov -- Marriage Licenses, Will Book A Page 382, Moore County, NC
      William Newton and Molly Patterson were granted a marriage license. William Barrett was the surety.

      1786, Mar 3 -- Land Grant #35, Moore County, NC
      Nicholas Newton received 50 acres adjoining his own line and Matheson. Samuel Barret and William Newton were chain carriers.

      1786, Mar 3 -- Land Grant #44, Moore County, NC
      Nicholas Newton received 100 acres located on Horse Creek on the Grove path from his own home. Samuel Barret and Wm. Newton were chain carriers.

      1789, Aug 4 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #204 William Newton entered 50 acres on Cabin Creek adjoining his own line and Jacob Harvick.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 156
      William Newton
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 1M
      2F

      1790, Jan 7 -- Land Grant #312, Moore County, NC
      Nicholas Newton received 50 acres located east of Sings Creek adjoining Jesse Brown, his own line and McLeod. William Newton and Ezekiah Dunn were chain carriers.

      1790, Feb 16 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 257
      Ordered that Robert Pattison be appointed overseer in place of Nich. Newton and have the following hands to work: Wm. Dunn, Bar. Dunn, Nathl. Melton, Norman Matheson, Murdock McLeod, Hector McLean, Thos. Kee, Moses Kee, Wm. Kee, Alex Morrison, Jno. McAulay, Wm. Newton, Mur. McAulay, Ezk. Dun, Hector McLean, Thomas Graham and John Bethune.

      1792, Apr 9 -- Land Grant #459, Moore County, NC
      William Newton received 50 acres located east of Cabin Creek adjoining Cotton, his own line and Jacob Harvick. Richard Dunn Junr. and Edward Dudley were chain carriers.

      1793 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      William Newton listed 1 poll insolvent on supernumerary taxes collected by Sheriff Malcom McNeill

      1793, Aug 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 414
      Ordered that the following hands work on the road from the County line near John Garner to the Black Ponds: John Sheffield Jur., Lewis Sowell, Joseph Allen, William Smith Jur., William Newton, John Hair, Thomas Keys, Wm. Williamson, Danl. Mainus, David Kennedy, Wm. Morgan Jur., Wm. Morgan (Capt), Geo. Cagle (son of John) and William Mainus.

      1795, Nov 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 538
      Deed from William Newton to Jacob Harvick proven by Francis Bullock

      1795, Nov 24 -- Will Book A, Moore County, NC Page 186-187
      Will of Nicholas Newton, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Meloney Newton [298 acres between Wet Creek and Dry Creek including the plantation where I now live, 200 acres on Sings Creek, 100 acres on Horse Creek, 50 acres on Wet Creek and negro wench Mary], son John Tucker Newton [home tract above after his mother's death], daughter Mary Sowel, daughter Meloney Dun, daughter Febey Melton, son William Newton, son Nicholas Smith Newton, daughter Hannah Carpenter, daughter Delaney Gibson, daughter Charity Newton, daughter Sarah Newton, daughter Elizabeth Newton. Executor: Meloney Newton. Witnesses: Jesse Ritter, John McAulay and Jesse Brown. Proven Feb 1796.

      1804 -- Colonel William Wofford Survey on Georgia Frontier Settlers
      Updated Report made to Colonel Return Jonathan Meigs, agent to the Cherokee Indians, southwest Point, regarding the number and condition of the Settlers living in and near the "Wofford Settlement", on the Frontier of Georgia and the Cherokee Nation of Indians - lying between the Currahee Mountain and the headwaters of the Oconee River. Original 1798 Settlers in the Nathan Smith settlement who were left outside of Colonel Hawkins line: Nathan Smith, James Minyard, Michael Oliver [removed by 1804] Stephen Smith [removed by 1804] Nicholas Smith [removed by 1804], Owen Carpenter, Jack Parker [removed by 1804], Thomas Warren, Joseph Halcom [removed by 1804], Charles Warren [removed by 1804], William Thornton [removed by 1804], Johnson McKinney [removed by 1804] and Lewis Dickenson. New Settlers by 1804 in Nathan Smith Settlement: Isham Smith, John Smith, Adam Sheffield, James Keys, Joseph Shelton, Samuel Spencer, William Spencer, Richard Jacks, John Huitt, Jacob Hollingsworth, Moses Alred, James Brown, Temple Carpenter, John Warren, James Hamilton, Nimrod House, James Alred, Thomas Bullen, William Newton, Snow, Asa Walker, Morgan Guest, William Smith, Averitt Smith, George Morgan and Reuben Warren. [Editor's Note: Numerous Moore County families joined Nathan Smith and family in migrating to GA. Many continued to MS from there.]
    Person ID I20850  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2020 

    Father Nicholas Newton,   d. Between 24 Nov 1795 and Feb 1796 
    Mother Meloney Melton,   b. 1739,   d. Bef 18 Oct 1823  (Age < 84 years) 
    Documents
    Map of Nicholas Newton's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Wet and Dry Creeks
    Map of Nicholas Newton's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Wet and Dry Creeks
    Highlighted tracts include lands grants to Nicholas Newton and wife Meloney Newton.
    Family ID F6321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Molly Patterson 
    Married 1785  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Histories
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    Located on Page 382 of Will Book A, Moore County, NC
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F6333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1785 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1796 Will Book A Page 188/189, Moore County, NC - Will of Nicholas Newton [second page]; Will of Jacob Stutts
    1796 Will Book A Page 188/189, Moore County, NC - Will of Nicholas Newton [second page]; Will of Jacob Stutts
    1786 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #35 - Nicholas Newton
    1786 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #35 - Nicholas Newton
    1786 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #44 - Nicholas Newton
    1786 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #44 - Nicholas Newton
    1792 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #459 - William Newton
    1792 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #459 - William Newton
    1790 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #312 - Nicholas Newton
    1790 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #312 - Nicholas Newton

    Histories
    1793 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1793 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Partial Tax List collected By Sheriff Malcolm Gilchrist. Courtesy of the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptroller Papers, County Settlements, Box 64, Moore County]
    1798 List of Settlers in Nathan Smith Settlement in state of GA
    1798 List of Settlers in Nathan Smith Settlement in state of GA
    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]

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