William Waddell

Male 1775 - 1857  (82 years)


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  • Name William Waddell 
    Born 9 Jan 1775 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1810-1820  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830-1850  Madison County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Oct 1857 
    Buried Madison County, TN at Old Soldiers Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1793, Feb 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 390
      Deed from Jesse Healy to Bryan Borroughs was proven by William Waddell

      1793, Nov 19 -- Land Grant #1461, Moore County, NC
      James Ditton received 200 acres on the Randolph County line adjoining Phillips and Morgan's old field. John Argo and Wm. Waddle were chain carriers.

      1794, Mar 14 -- Deed Book 5, Page 178, Randolph County, NC
      Deed from James Alston, John Alston, Phillip Alston, Drewery Alston and Smith Alston (heirs of Phillip Alston Dec'd.) to Edmond Waddill. Also including tract of land from James Alston to Edmond Waddill located north of Deep River adjoining Nall, William Bowdown, William Searcy (Dec'd.) and William Argo. Thomas Waddill and Murdock McKensey were witnesses.

      1794, Jul 1 -- Deed Book G Page 343-344, Chatham County, NC
      Edmond Waddill (of Randolph County) deeded his son Thomas Waddill 225 acres located north of Deep River. Arch. McBryde and William Waddill were witnesses.

      1799 -- Tax List, Randolph County, NC
      William Waddell listed 1 white poll in William Armstead's District

      1799, Apr 22 -- Deed Book 8 Page 144, Randolph County, NC
      William Argo deeded Leonard Smith 90 acres on a branch of Deep River. William Waddle proved Feb 1800.

      1805, Jan 5 -- Deed Book O Page 371-372, Chatham County, NC
      John Record (of Moore County) deeded Bryan Boroughs (of Moore County) two tracts: [1] 640 acres located on Tysons Creek [2] 100 acres located on Tysons Creek adjoining the prior tract and Ramsey. Eli Lawler, Wm. Waddill and Wm. Aingell were witnesses.

      1808, Oct -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 52
      William Waddill and Eli Lawler from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Haw River Mountain Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1809 -- NC General Assembly Session Law, Chapter 76
      Mount Parnassus Academy was created in Moore County, NC and Bryan Boroughs, David Kennedy, William Waddle, Neil McLeod and Alexander Kennedy were appointed trustees.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 603
      Wm. Waddill
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 4F
      15 Slaves

      1811, Oct -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 61
      Elder Isaac Teague, William Waddill and Francis Bullock from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Marshal's Meeting House in Anson County, NC.

      1814, Aug 8 -- Governor William Hawkins Papers, Aug 1814 Correspondence, Moore County, NC
      Petition of Moore County residents on behalf of Gabriel Hardin, John Hardin and Nathan Vick who have been convicting of killing cattle and sentenced $10 and sixty days imprisonment. The petitioners plead on behalf of these men in very moderate circumstances and no way of supporting them but by their own labors for Governor Hawkins to reduce the penalty to just the fine. Signed by the following: Francis Myrick, Wm. Waddill JP, Jas. Gaines, George Moore, Alexander Kennedy, Lenoard Stuts, Wm. Smith, Jesse Pearce, Howel Brewer, David Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Magor S. Johnson, Stephen Perry, Wm. Hunsucker, James Lakey, Tho. Person, Anderson B. Smith, William Kennedy, John Kennedy, Isaac Teague, William Fry, Wm. Lewis, Lockher Fry, Joseph Fry and Kintchn Kitching.

      1814, Dec 1 -- Will, Randolph County, NC
      Will of Edmund Waddill Senior Dec'd. Heirs: daughter Lucy [3 negroes Wincy, her son Esex and Esa]; son John [land and plantation where I now live on both sides of Deep River after the death of my wife and negroes Elijah, Charles and Abraham]; daughter Nancy; wife (unnamed) [negro Jean]; son Matthew; son William; son Edmund; son Thomas; daughter Sally Boroughs; daughter Polly McNeill; daughter Lydia Goldston. Executors: sons William, Matthew, Edmund and John. Witnesses: Jas. Gaines and Isaac Teague. Proven Feb 1815.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      William Waddill listed 480 acres valued at $1200

      1817, Oct 25 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 75
      Elder Isaac Teague, William Waddill and Eli Lawler from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Bear Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      William Waddell listed 480 acres valued at $1150

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 311
      William Waddill
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-25) 2F
      (10-16) 3F
      (0-10) 1M 2F
      Slaves
      (26-45) 1M 3F
      (14-26) 2M 5F
      (0-14) 6M 3F

      1822, Oct 26 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 84
      Elder Isaac Teague, B. Boroughs and William Waddill from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at May?s Chapel in Orange County, NC.

      1824, Feb 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 25
      Ordered that John Kennedy overseer of the road from Bear Creek to William Williamsons have the following additional hands to work: William Waddell's hands, Thomas Person and hands, Tabitha Person's hands, Major Johnson, Archd. McDonald, William Brewer and Robert Kennedy's hands.

      1824, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 30-31
      Deed from Brinkley Phillips, Elizabeth Phillips, William Phillips and Charity Phillips to John B. Kelly proven by William Waddell

      1824, Aug 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 45
      Ordered that William Waddell, James Gains and Hiram Kennedy settle with Isham Richardson and Dorothy Ritter, Administrators of Thomas Ritter Dec'd.

      1824, Oct 23 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 89
      Bryant Boroughs, William Waddill and William Carr from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Mount Zion Meeting House in Orange [now Alamance] County, NC.

      1825, Apr 16 -- Fall Creek Baptist Church Minutes, Chatham County, NC
      Ansel Melton came forward and offered his teaching for the ministry and he was permitted to exercise his gift or trial within the bounds of the church. David Kennedy moved to the church to have an arm of Fall Creek Church established at his schoolhouse. Bryan Boroughs, Zachus Boroughs, John Lawler, William Waddille and Eli Lawler appointed to review and report back May 10. [Editor's Note: The beginnings of Mechanic's Hill Church]

      1830 -- Census, Madison County, TN Page 84
      William Waddell
      (50-60) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 2F
      (5-10) 2M

      1840 -- Census, Madison County, TN Page 85-B
      William Waddell
      (60-70) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (15-20) 2M

      1850 -- Census, Madison County, TN Page 243
      Wm. Waddell 74 M, Farmer, $1000 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Winneford Waddell 70 F, Born in NC
    Person ID I39357  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2021 

    Father Edmund Waddell,   b. 1748,   d. 1815  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Lucy Birdsong,   d. Bef 2 Oct 1837 
    Family ID F2060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winnifred W. Alston,   b. 10 Feb 1781,   d. 6 Sep 1857  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Temperance Waddell
     2. Lydia Waddell,   b. 16 Oct 1819, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1845, Haywood County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F12732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    1825 Church Minutes, Fall Creek Baptist Church, Chatham County, NC - Founding of Mechanics Hill Baptist Church
    1825 Church Minutes, Fall Creek Baptist Church, Chatham County, NC - Founding of Mechanics Hill Baptist Church
    1823 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC - Abednego Maness James Lakey murder trial witness list
    1823 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC - Abednego Maness James Lakey murder trial witness list

    Histories
    1814 Petition to Governor William Hawkins
    1814 Petition to Governor William Hawkins
    1814, Aug 8 -- Governor William Hawkins Papers, Aug 1814 Correspondence, Moore County, NC
    Petition of Moore County residents on behalf of Gabriel Hardin, John Hardin and Nathan Vick who have been convicting of killing cattle and sentenced $10 and sixty days imprisonment. The petitioners plead on behalf of these men in very moderate circumstances and no way of supporting them but by their own labors for Governor Hawkins to reduce the penalty to just the fine. Signed by the following: Francis Myrick, Wm. Waddill JP, Jas. Gaines, George Moore, Alexander Kennedy, Lenoard Stuts, Wm. Smith, Jesse Pearce, Howel Brewer, David Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Magor S. Johnson, Stephen Perry, Wm. Hunsucker, James Lakey, Tho. Person, Anderson B. Smith, William Kennedy, John Kennedy, Isaac Teague, William Fry, Wm. Lewis, Lockher Fry, Joseph Fry and Kintchn Kitching.
    1822 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown
    1822 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown
    1822, Dec -- Petition, Nov 1822-Dec 1822 General Assembly Session Records
    Thomas Brown filed a request to retail spirituous liquors free from having to pay for a license to support himself. He was stricken at age 17 with a particularly bad case of the "white swelling" and is unable to use one of his legs and cannot walk without the use of a cane. His father is also a poor man and unable to provide for him. Niel McLeod JP, Arch. McNeill, H. Kennedy JP, James Dunlap, James Dowd, Wm. Waddell, D. Kennedy and E. Birckhead JP.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1089] Find A Grave [www.findagrave.com].