Alexander Leach

Alexander Leach

Male 1784 - 1886  (102 years)

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  • Name Alexander Leach 
    Born 15 May 1784  Nabdell Parish, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence Alexander Leach/Christian Blue Homeplace, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Nov 1886  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Star, Montgomery County, NC at Alexander Leach Cemetery #369 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Alexd. Leatch listed 124 acres valued at $200

      1817 -- Chronicles and Records of Bensalem Presbyterian Church Page 5, Moore County, NC
      Alexander Leach was removed as Elder after committing adultery with a woman that was bound to him. He was prosecuted, suspended and is now a member of the Baptist Church.

      1819, Oct 15 -- Land Grant #2512, Moore County, NC
      John Leach received 20 acres located west of Mill Creek adjoining his own line (formerly John Smith) and Murdoch Bethune. Alexr. Leach and John Smith were chain carriers.

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 304
      Alexr. Leach
      (45+)
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-26)
      (16-18)
      (10-16)
      (0-10) 2M 1F
      Slaves
      (0-14) 1M 1F

      1821, May 10 -- Land Grant #2574, Moore County, NC
      Mark Allen received 45 acres located on Fork of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line, Alexr. Leach, Neil McLeod and Allen. Jerry Reynolds and Alexr. Leach were chain carriers.

      1824, Aug 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 46
      Ordered that Bartholomew Dunn be appointed overseer in place of Neill McKinnon of the road from Cabbin Creek to the Montgomery County line towards Rockingham and have the following hands to work: Neill McKinnon, William Buie, Murdoch McKinnon, Normand McLeod, Angus Leach, Archd. Leach, Alexr. Leach, John Buie, Daniel McRae and John McDuffie.

      1825, May 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 79
      Deed from Malcolm Leach to Alex Leach was proven by Angus Leach

      1826, Apr 20 -- Land Grant #2575, Moore County, NC
      Alexander Leach received 100 acres located south of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line, Angus Leach and Jerry Reynolds. Jerry Reynolds and Mark Allen were chain carriers.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 473
      Alexr. Leach
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (15-20) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 2M
      (5-10) 1M
      (0-5) 1M 1F
      Slave
      (10-24) 1F

      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, Oct 20 -- Land Grant #2720, Montgomery County, NC
      Daniel Martin received 40 acres located on Dicks Creek adjoining Archibald Leach, Mrs. Campbell, William Deaton and Archibald Campbell. Alexander Leach and Archibald Leach were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 20 -- Land Grant #2721, Montgomery County, NC
      Daniel Martin received 100 acres located on Dicks Creek and Cabbin Creek adjoining Archibald Campbell and his own line. Alexander Leach and Archibald Leach were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 20 -- Land Grant #2722, Montgomery County, NC
      Daniel Martin received 50 acres located on Dicks Creek and Cabbin Creek adjoining his own line, Wm. Butler and the road from Suggs to Rockingham. Alexander Leach and Archibald Leach were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 20 -- Land Grant #2804, Montgomery County, NC
      Archibald A. Leach received 100 acres located on Dicks Creek adjoining Mrs. Campbell and his own line. Alexander Leach and Daniel Martin were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 20 -- Land Grant #2805, Montgomery County, NC
      Alexander Leach received 80 acres located on Dicks Creek adjoining his own line. Daniel Martin and Archibald Leach were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 21 -- Land Grant #2758, Montgomery County, NC
      Alexander Leach received 50 acres located on Cotton Creek and Cabbin Creek adjoining Archibald Leach. Malcome Lemons and Archibald Leach were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 22 -- Land Grant #3008, Moore County, NC
      Alexander Leach received 100 acres located on south of Cabin Creek on Long Branch adjoining his own line and Archibald Leach. Mark Allen and Lockey Allen were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 22 -- Land Grant #3009, Moore County, NC
      Alexander Leach received 25 acres located west of Mill Creek adjoining Charles McArthur and Burrel Deaton. Britain Britt and Bryant Britt were chain carriers.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 247
      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 212
      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 484
      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 206-B
    Person ID I26836  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2022 

    Father Malcolm Leach,   b. 1755, Kilmartin, Argyleshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1820, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Margaret Lamont,   b. Abt 1759, Kilmartin, Argylshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1780  Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Blue,   b. 20 Dec 1794, Arichonan, No. Knapdale, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1882, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1812  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1812, Mar 5 -- 1813-1828 Marriage Licenses, Moore County, NC
      Alex. Leach (age 27 as of May 15, 1812) and Christian Blue (age 19 as of Dec 20, 1812) were married
    Children 
    +1. Archibald A. Leach,   b. 13 Apr 1813,   d. 5 Mar 1863  (Age 49 years)
    +2. Margaret A. Leach,   b. 15 Mar 1815, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875  (Age 59 years)
    +3. Daniel A. Leach,   b. 25 Dec 1817,   d. 15 May 1907, Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +4. Edwin Leach,   b. 30 Dec 1818,   d. Aug 1862  (Age 43 years)
    +5. Malcolm M. Leach,   b. 11 Apr 1821,   d. 8 Mar 1892, Star, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Mary Blue Leach,   b. 30 Jun 1825
    +7. Angus Blue Leach,   b. 23 Feb 1830, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    +8. Alexander A. Leach,   b. 17 Apr 1833,   d. 29 Oct 1881, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     9. Jane M. Leach,   b. 12 Dec 1839
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F8134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Alexander Leach/Christian Blue Homeplace, Montgomery County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Mar 1812 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1886 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Star, Montgomery County, NC at Alexander Leach Cemetery #369 Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1826 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2595 - Alexander Leach
    1826 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2595 - Alexander Leach
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3008 - Alexander Leach
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3008 - Alexander Leach
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3009 - Alexander Leach
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3009 - Alexander Leach
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3461 - Alexander Leach
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3461 - Alexander Leach
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3462 - Malcolm M. Leach
    1847 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3462 - Malcolm M. Leach
    1851 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3695 - Brittan Britt
    1851 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3695 - Brittan Britt

    Headstones
    Alexander Leach
    Alexander Leach

    Histories
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Earliest complete tax list for Moore County. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptrollers Papers, Box 6. Moore County]
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    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.
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).

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