William Deaton

Male 1725 - 1781  (56 years)


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

  • Name William Deaton 
    Born 1725  Amelia County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Sep 1781  Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1779, Jul 7 -- Land Grant #546, Chatham County, NC
      William Deaton received 400 acres located on both sides of Cedar Creek. John Powers and James Deaton were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Nathan Deaton deeded 200a to William Needham 1787 --> William and Sary Needham deeded to John Vandiford 1788; Nathan and Margaret Deaton deeded 200a to James Deaton 1787]

      1779, Jul 7 -- Land Grant #551, Chatham County, NC
      William Deaton received 300 acres located on both sides of Cedar Creek. John Powers and James Deaton were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Nathan Deaton deeded to John Powers 1786]

      1781-1782 -- Memoir, Narrative of Colonel David Fanning, Page 19-21
      Named among Loyalist Companies in Chatham County: Company 12: Wm. Deaton, Capt. (killed in battle on the day after rebel Gov. Burke was taken [Sep 13, 1781])

      1782, Nov 11 -- 1781-1785 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Page 17, Chatham County, NC
      Administration of the estate of William Deaton Dec'd. granted to Sarah Deaton with James Deaton and Stephen Powel as securities.

      1783, Nov 11 -- Deed Book C Page 14-15, Chatham County, NC
      Roger Griffith, Sheriff deeded Nicholas Nall 400 acres located on both sides of Ceder Creek. Jo. Rosser and Charles Goldston were witnesses. [Editor's note: Confiscated property of William Deaton Dec'd. for his loyalty to King of England and to settle judgement from Randolph County, NC for damages against William Searcy.]
    Person ID I38343  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2020 

    DNA Tests  18 DNA tests are associated with William Deaton 

    Father Thomas Deaton,   b. 1679, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763, Amelia County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Corington 
    Family ID F3235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jackson,   b. 1745, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [1
    Children 
     1. Joseph Deaton
     2. James Deaton,   b. 1759
     3. John D. Deaton,   b. 1766, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, Breathitt County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. Matthew Deaton,   b. 14 Feb 1768,   d. 7 Nov 1822  (Age 54 years)
    +5. Eldridge Deaton,   b. 1770, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1855, Rockcastle County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. William Ebby Deaton,   b. 1770,   d. 5 Oct 1844, Hall County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +7. Levi Deaton,   b. 1774,   d. Bef 14 Sep 1842  (Age < 68 years)
     8. Nathan Deaton,   b. 1765-1775
    +9. Burrell Deaton,   b. 1777,   d. 15 Mar 1854  (Age 77 years)
     10. Molly Deaton,   b. 1778
     11. Margaret Deaton,   b. 1779
     12. Elijah Deaton,   b. Dec 1781,   d. 30 Mar 1855, Oconee County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F12383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Sep 1781 - Chatham County, NC Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1779 Land Grant #546, Chatham County, NC - William Deaton
    1779 Land Grant #546, Chatham County, NC - William Deaton
    1779 Land Grant #551, Chatham County, NC - William Deaton
    1779 Land Grant #551, Chatham County, NC - William Deaton

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] Sons and Daughters of Thomas Deaton, Lawson A. Deaton, Jr. [ladeaton@comcast.net], (2003, Deaton Genealogical Publishing, Annapolis, MD 21401).