Nicholas Smith Newton

Male 1775 -


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  • Name Nicholas Smith Newton 
    Born 1770-1775 
    Gender Male 
    Tax List 1805  Banks County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1820-1840  Bedford County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 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.

      1798, Sep 13 -- Petition to Georgia Governor James Jackson
      The following residents of Jackson and Franklin County, GA petitioned the Governor to adjust the land boundaries to allow them to remain on their settlements: Philip Thomas, John Thomas, Wm. Thomas, Philip Thomas Jr., Abednego Downing, Geo. Waters, Levi Taylor, James Huit, Solomon Huitt, Wm. Alexander Tansey, Jesse Austin, Tho. Barnard, Lucas LeCroy, Thomas Lean, Equila McKrakin, James McKrakin, [Mr.] Holcom, Geo. Hopper, Wm. Weatherspoons, Hugh Hartgrove, Nathaniel Wofford, Richard Burkes, Benjamin Wofford, Richard Lay, Nicholas Smith, Nathan Smith, Oen Carpenter, James Minnerd, Nicholas Nuton, Stephen Smith, (illegible signature), Lewes Dickeson, Joseph Halcom, Jno. Parker, John Ratley, Thomas Warren, Robert Shipley, John Shipley, Nathaniel Shipley, William Little, Joseph Dunnegame, Ande Dunnegane, E. Dunnegame, Moses Terell and Jno. Little. [Editor's Note: Numerous Moore County families joined Nathan Smith and family in migrating to GA. Many continued to MS from there.]

      1805 -- Tax List, Franklin County, GA
      Nicholas Nuton listed [no acreage or location given] in Capt. Henry's District

      1820 -- Census, Bedford County, TN Page 77
      Nicholas Newton
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 3F
      (0-10) 2M 2F

      1830 -- Census, Bedford County, TN Page 97
      N. Newton
      (50-60) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 1M
      (15-20) 1M 2F
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1M

      1840 -- Census, Bedford County, TN Page 95
      Nicholas Newton Sr.
      (60-70) 1M
      (50-60) 1F
      (20-30) 1M 1F
    Person ID I20851  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 19 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1805 - Banks County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820-1840 - Bedford County, TN Link to Google Earth
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  • 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