Eldridge Deaton

Male 1770 - 1855  (85 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Eldridge Deaton 
    Born 1770  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1800  Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1810-1820  Buncombe County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1840  Yancey County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Rockcastle County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Apr 1855  Rockcastle County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1797, May 9 -- Land Grant #2134, Randolph County, NC
      George Onslot received 200 acres located on Deep River adjoining his own line and Robert Kerr. Thomas Craven and Eldridg Deyton were chain carriers.

      1797, Jul 31 -- Criminal Actions, Randolph County, NC, Box 4
      Capias against Hardy Davis that he assaulted Charles Stewart at the house of Wm. Armistead Jun 24, 1797. Wm. Rains, Eldridge Deaton, Bealia Needham, James Smith and James Powers were witnesses. Another capias was issued by John Craven on the same matter. James Powers and Luas Needham were witnesses.

      1798, Apr 20 -- Land Grant #1196, Randolph County, NC
      James Deyton received 150 acres located north of Deep River adjoining Searcy and Golson. Eldridge Deyton and John Powers were chain carriers.

      1799 -- Tax List, Randolph County, NC
      Eldredge Deeton listed 1 white poll and 100 acres in William Armstead's District

      1799, May 14-Nov -- Estate, Chatham County, NC
      Estate of John Powers, Dec'd. David Powers was named administrator with Joseph Gilliland, James Deaton and John Thompson as securities. John Powers died May 3, 1799. Petition for division of 200 acres located on Cedar Creek. Edmond Waddill, Jos. Lambert and Joseph Gilliland (with John Argo as witness) divided among the following heirs: widow Susannah Powers, James Powers, David Powers, Moses and Karey Kidd and George and Elizabeth Railey. Items from the estate were purchased by: Susanna Powers, David Powers, Jams. Powers, Wm. Campbell, Joseph Hix, Henry Powers, Levi Lawler, Moses Kidd, Greel Norton, Wm. Searcy, Eldredg Deaton, John Vandeford and Benjamin Shields.

      1800 -- Census, Randolph County, NC Page 309
      Eldredge Deeton
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2M 3F

      1801, Jan 27 -- Deed Book L Page 293-294, Chatham County, NC
      Eldredge Deaton (of Randolph County) deeded James Powers 56 acres located on Flat Creek and the Randolph County line adjoining James Powers and Bray. Will. Searcy and David Powers were witnesses.

      1801, Apr 22 -- Deed Book 8 Page 341, Randolph County, NC
      William Searcey deeded Eldridge Deaton 150 acres adjoining Sarah Caviness, James Deaton and Richard Bird. Proven by William Smith May 1802.

      1801, Apr 27 -- Deed Book 8 Page 277, Randolph County, NC
      William Searcey deeded Peter Searcey 50 acres located north of Deep River adjoining James Deaton, Arthur Reed and Eldridge Deaton. Proven by Joseph Hicks Nov 1801.

      1802, May 25 -- Deed Book 8 Page 372, Randolph County, NC
      Eldridge Deaton deeded John Dabney Jr. 150 acres adjoining William Carr, Anstatt, Sarah Caviness, Bird and Peter Searcey including the place where William Searcy now lives [part of 500 acres granted Jun 7, 1799]. Proven by William Searcy Nov 1803.

      1805, Jan 13 -- Will, Randolph County, NC
      Will of George Onstot, Dec'd. Heirs: Hanner Deaton, wife of Eldridge Deaton; Sophia Deaton, daughter of Eldridge and Hanner Deaton; son John Onstot. Executors: William Carr and Rolley Spinks. Witnesses: John Dabney, William Smith and Arthur Reed. Proven Feb 1805.

      1810 -- Census, Buncombe County, NC Page 75-B
      Eldridge Deaton
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-25) 1F
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 3F

      1820 -- Census, Buncombe County, NC Page 102
      Eldridge Deaton
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 2M

      1840 -- Census, Yancey County, NC Page 272
      Eldridge Deyton
      (60-70) 1M
      (50-60) 1F
      (20-30) 1M
      (10-15) 1F

      1850 -- Census, Rockcastle County, KY Page 163
      William Deaton 30 M, $200 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Eldridge Deaton 75 M, Born in NC
      Mary Deaton 50 F, Born in NC

      1855, Apr 28 -- Death Records, Rockcastle County, KY
      Eldridge Deaton 75 M, resident of Skeggs Creek in Rockcastle County, KY died of Dropsy. He was born in NC.
    Person ID I38345  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 

    Father William Deaton,   b. 1725, Amelia County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1781, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F12383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Onstot 
    Children 
     1. Sophia Deaton
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F12701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - Randolph County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810-1820 - Buncombe County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Yancey County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Rockcastle County, KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 1855 - Rockcastle County, KY Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1798 Land Grant #1196, Randolph County, NC - James Deaton
    1798 Land Grant #1196, Randolph County, NC - James Deaton

    Histories
    1788 Petition, Randolph County, NC - Courthouse
    1788 Petition, Randolph County, NC - Courthouse
    1788, Nov 20 -- Nov 1788-Dec 1788, General Assembly Session Records Box 2, Folder 1

    To the Honourable the Gennerall Assembly for the State of North Carolina
    The Petition of the Inhabitance of Randolph County Humbly Sheweth That a Number of them Labour at a Great Disadvantage in Attending on Public Meetings Owing to the Place Whare the Coarte is held being so fare from the Center of the said County We your Humble Petitioners Beg that your Honourable Boddy Would Pass an Act Directing that Commishoners be Appointed for the Purpose of Centering the Said County & Erecting the Publick Buildings At or Neare the Center of the Said County and We your Petitioners are Ever Bound to Pray etc. [selected signers] Richard Bird, William Bird, Nimrod Brewer, Arther Reade, Isaac Redfarn, Jas. Ledlow, Jas. Lathem Junr., Wm. Reade Junr., Jno. Williamson, Wm. Needham, Math. Deaton, Eldrig Deaton, Windsor Pearce, Joseph Hix, Arther Smith, Michall Andrews, Howell Brewer Sen., Wm. Richeson, Jno. Lathem, Wm. Lathem, Drury Richeson, Jas. Needham, William Smotherman, Cornelias Lathom, Thoms. Cost Sen., Thos. Cost Junr., Jas. Lathom Senr., Johnson Lathom, William Searcy, Joseph Carr, Wm. Neadom, John Garner, Rolle Spinks, John Pearce, John Read, Wm. Argo, Robt. Carr, John Deaton, John Spinks, Lewis Spinks, Garrot Spinks, Enoch Spinks, William Read, Adam Andrews, Davis Andrews, Charles Stewart, William Pearce, Thos. Waddill, Dennis Carpender, John Needham Senr. and Wm. Smith.