Jesse Brown, Jr.

Male 1800 - Bef 1838  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Jesse Brown 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Between 1790 and 1800 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef Oct 1838 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Brown,   d. Bef Feb 1776, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Grandfather) 
    Mary Melton,   b. c1765  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1818, Nov 16 -- Deed Book 127, Page 258, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Brown Sr. deeded Jesse Brown Jr. 100 acres located on Cabbin Creek adjoining his own line. Abner Brown was a witness.

      1819, Nov 19 -- Land Grant #2449, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Brown received 100 acres located north of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line, John Dunlap and William Brewer. Jesse Brown Jr. and Isaiah Brown were chain carriers.

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 305
      Jesse Brown
      (45+) 1F
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2F

      1823, Dec 31 --- Deed Book 95 Page 22, Moore County, NC
      Jeremiah Williams, Thomas Williams, James Williams, Bartholomew Dunn deeded William Williams 2 tracts of land (100 acres and 50 acres) located on Flag Creek. Jesse Brown Junr. and William Dunn were witnesses.

      1824, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 30
      Deed from John Cagle to Jesse Brown Jr. was proven by Jesse Brown

      1824, May 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 38
      Deed from John Smith to Jesse Brown Jr. was proven by Jesse Brown

      1825, Feb 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 64
      Jesse Brown, Tax Collector in District 8 and District 6 for 1823 be allowed 3 polls for insolvents

      1826, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 104
      Ordered that Jesse Brown Jr. be appointed overseer of the road from Kennedy's Mill to Peter Davis' to the 5 mile post and have the following hands to work: David Kennedy's hands, Hiram Kennedy's hands, Jacob Stuts, Robert Moore, Aaron Kennedy, Jethro Denson, Wm. Cagle, John Brown, John Dunlap, Wm. Williams, Wm. Williamson (son of Belsay), Thomas Williamson Ser., Jeremiah Williams and William Brown.

      1826, Nov 7 -- Land Grant #2753, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Brown received 25 acres located north of Bear Creek adjoining his own line. Joshuah Key and Jesse Brown Senr. were chain carriers.

      1829, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 257
      Two deeds from William Cagle to Jesse Brown Jr. were proven by Jesse Brown Sr.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 472
      Jessy Brown
      (30-40) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 2F
      (5-10) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 2F

      1831, May 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 348
      Administration of the Estate of Jesse Brown Sr. is granted to Jesse Brown Jr. with Baley Williamson and Daniel McNeill as securities.

      1831, Jun 10 -- Record of Estates Book B Page 251-255, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Jesse Brown, Dec'd. by Administrator Jesse Brown. Items were purchased by the following: Shadrack Maness, John Brown, Jesse Colyar, Bailey Williamson, John C. Stuts, Angus Morrison, Hiram Shuffied, James H. Muse, Thos. Brown, Jeremiah Williams, James Cole, Peter Shamburger, Enoch Kennedy, John Shamburger, Daniel McNeill, Burrell Deaton, Mrs. Brown (Widow), William Brower, Isham Hair, Hiram Sheffield, John Dunn, Anderson Moody, Isham Smith, Simon McNeill, William Williamson, Isaac Brown, William Brown, Mathew W. Deaton, John Brewer, Anderson B. Smith, Joseph Williams, Robert Melton, John Morgan, Spencer Williamson, Daniel McKinnon, Joseph Smith, Wm. Dunn, Alex. C. Currie, Thos. Williams, George Adams, Stephen Sheffield, John Cagle, Harday Davis, Matthew Sheffield and Harday Lewis. Notes due on the following: Alex. Williams, Avington Britt, Stephen Sheffield, Rebecca & Everet Sheffield, Dollay Ritter, Robert Hussay, Jason Sowell, John Kachey, Daniel McKinzie, John Kennedy and William Brown.

      1837, Sep 8 -- Deed Book 4 Page 289, Montgomery County, NC
      Jesse Brown deeded Harmon Cagle (of Moore County) two tracts located north of Cotton Creek (1) 50 acres adjoining William Allen (2) 100 acres adjoining Jesse Simmons and William Allen. John Dunn and Amelia Dunn were witnesses.

      1838, Oct -- Deed Book 4 Page 61, Montgomery County, NC
      J.C. Smitherman, Jacob Jordan, John Burroughs, John Allen, Wm. Butler, Duncan McCaskell, James Wright, Isaac Deaton, James Lucas, Harbard Spencer, James Callicott and Angus Martin appointed to lay off 1/3 of 600 acres located on Wolf Creek adjoining Harbert Spencer, Harman Cagle and Jesse Smitherman as the dower for Mary Brown, widow of Jesse Brown, Dec'd.

      1845 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #8
      Henry Freeman Jr. (for heirs of Jesse Brown) listed 66 acres valued at $49 on Cabin Creek
    Person ID I21364  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2022 

    DNA Tests  12 DNA tests are associated with Jesse Brown, Jr. 

    Father Jesse Brown, Sr.,   b. Abt 1763,   d. Bef 16 May 1831  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Melton,   b. c1765 
    Married 1785  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Documents
    Map of Jesse Brown's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Cabin and Bear Creeks
    Map of Jesse Brown's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Cabin and Bear Creeks
    Highlighted tracts include lands grants to Jesse Brown Sr. [PURPLE] and sons Thomas, Isaiah, Jesse Jr. [GREEN].
    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
    1843 Court Case, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    1843 Court Case, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    Listing of the heirs of Jesse Brown, Dec'd.
    Family ID F3734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary,   b. 1790-1800 
    Children 
       1. Female Lydia Brown
    +  2. Female Nancy Brown
       3. Female Dolly Brown
    Smith
    +  4. Female Mary Brown,   b. 1815
    +  5. Male Isaac Brown,   b. 1823
    Amelia "Milly" Dunn  (Age 38 years)
    +  6. Female Elizabeth Brown,   b. 1824
    +  7. Female Temperance Brown,   b. 1829
    Joseph Smith  (Age 62 years)
    Histories
    1843 Court Case, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    1843 Court Case, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    Listing of the heirs of Jesse Brown, Dec'd.
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F6535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1831 Record of Estates Book B Page 251, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    1831 Record of Estates Book B Page 251, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    1831 Record of Estates Book B Page 252/253, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    1831 Record of Estates Book B Page 252/253, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    1831 Record of Estates Book B Page 254/255, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    1831 Record of Estates Book B Page 254/255, Moore County, NC - Estate of Jesse Brown
    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]
    1819 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2449 - Jesse Brown
    1819 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2449 - Jesse Brown
    1826 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2753 - Jesse Brown
    1826 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2753 - Jesse Brown
    1827 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2744 - Thomas Brown
    1827 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2744 - Thomas Brown
    1830 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2806 - Jesse Brown
    1830 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2806 - Jesse Brown
    1818 Deed Book 127 Page 258, Moore County, NC - Jesse Brown Sr. to Jesse Brown Jr.
    1818 Deed Book 127 Page 258, Moore County, NC - Jesse Brown Sr. to Jesse Brown Jr.
    1823 Deed Book 95 Page 22, Moore County, NC - Jeremiah, Thomas and James Williams and Bartholomew Dunn to William Williams
    1823 Deed Book 95 Page 22, Moore County, NC - Jeremiah, Thomas and James Williams and Bartholomew Dunn to William Williams

    Histories
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8 (Partial)
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8 (Partial)
    Partial list. Potential list of insolvents. Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.

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