Bryan Boroughs

Male 1763 - 1854  (90 years)


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  • Name Bryan Boroughs 
    Born 6 Dec 1763 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 1854  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Moore County, NC at Boroughs Cemetery #216 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1791, Jan 24 -- Deed Book E Page 137-138, Chatham County, NC
      Hermon Husband Junr. (of PA) deeded Edmond Waddill (of Randolph County) 225 acres located north of Deep River near Wilcox's Ironwork. Bryan Boroughs, John Husband and John Argo were witnesses.

      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, Aug 9 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #616 Bryan Burroughs entered 100 acres on Buffalo Creek including the Good Spring.

      1793, Aug 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 408
      Ordered that a road be laid from John Garner's to Nall's Mill and work the following hands: John Garner, Alexander Kennedy, George Carriner, Christopher Yew, Owen Carpenter, Edward Moore, William Cook, Ambrose Brewer, Benjamin Cooper, Ambrose Mainus, Hardy Davis, Samuel Perry, Bryan Boroughs, Benjamin Elkins, Kial Johnston and Samuel Martindale.

      1795, Jan 17 -- Land Grant #944, Moore County, NC
      Bryant Boroughs received 100 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining James Thornton and the Good Spring. John McLeod and John McDonald were chain carriers.

      1795, Jan 26 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #1381 Bryan Burroughs entered 50 acres located on Buffalow Creek adjoining his own line and Harman Brewer.

      1797 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Bryant Boroughs listed 3 polls and 350 acres on supernumerary taxes collected by Sheriff Malcom McNeill

      1797, Mar 30 -- Land Grant #1664, Moore County, NC
      Bryant Boroughs received 75 acres located south of Deep River adjoining his own line, Edmond Waddle and Perry. Samuel Perry and Samuel Martindale were chain carriers.

      1797, Nov 24 -- Land Grant #1038, Moore County, NC
      Bryant Boroughs received 50 acres located west of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line and Harmon Brewer. John McDonald and John McLeod were chain carriers.

      1798, Nov 10 -- Land Grant #1568, Moore County, NC
      Evan Lawler received 50 acres located on Cedar Creek adjoining Traps, George Fagin and James Moore. John Lawler and Bryan Boroughs were chain carriers.

      1799, Mar 18 -- Land Grant #0154, Moore County, NC
      Harmon Brewer received 100 acres located west of Buffalo Creek adjoining Bryant Boroughs and including his own improvement where he now lives. Bryant Boroughs and Samuel Martindale were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 51
      Bryan Boroughs
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 3M 2F

      1801, May 19 -- Will Book A Page 214-216, Moore County, NC
      Will of Samuel Person, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Tabitha [plantation where I now live, negro woman Judith], son Thomas Person [negroes Sam and Selah], son Benjamin Person [negro Phil], son William Person [part of the land where I formerly lived on Fall Creek and two negroes Harry and Lette], son Joseph John Person [my land in Chatham County and negroes Will and Silvy], daughter Polley and child my wife is pregnant with [negro woman Ruth]. Executor: Harrson Person, wife Tabitha, David Kennedy and Bryan Boroughs. Witnesses: David Kannedy, B. Boroughs and Eli Lawler. Proven in Aug 1801.

      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.

      1805, Aug -- Will Book A Page 259, Moore County, NC
      Will of William Richardson, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Margaret, sons John, Drury, William, Enoch and Noah. Proven Aug 1805 by Joseph McGee and B. Boroughs.

      1805, Oct 26 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 48
      Elders Isaac Teague and B. Burroughs from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) and Jesse Muse and Mark Phillips from McLennon's Creek Church (Moore County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Chambers Meeting House in Montgomery 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 596
      Bryan Boroughs
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 1M 2F
      (10-16) 2M
      (0-10) 2M 1F
      10 Slaves

      1810, Oct -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 59
      Mark Phillips and Harden Warner from McLennon's Creek Church (Moore County) and Elder Isaac Teague, Bryant Boroughs and Lewis Spinks from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at George's Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1811, Apr 15 -- Will Book A, Page 271, Moore County, NC
      Will of Drury Richardson, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Sally [all my land on both sides of the King Street], daughter Sally Writter, son Edward Richardson, son Robert Richardson, daughter Letha Cooper, daughter Eliza Writter, daughter Oma Brewer, deceased son William Richardson and son-in-law John Writter. Executors: Bryan Boroughs and John Writter. Witnesses: Aaron Smith and B. Boroughs. Proven May 1811.

      1811, Nov 9 -- Deed Book S Page 84, Chatham County, NC
      Bryan Boroughs (of Moore County) deeded John Record (of TN) 77 acres that was originally granted to William Finley. Micajah McGee and Elisha Bagley were witnesses.

      1812, Oct -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 63
      Elder Isaac Teague, Bryant Borough and Archibald McNeill from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Fall Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Bryan Boroughs listed 662 acres

      1815 -- Tax List, Chatham County, NC
      Bryan Boroughs listed 710 acres valued at $1000 on Tysons Creek

      1815, Oct 28 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 67
      Elder Isaac Teague, Bryant Boroughs and Eli Lawler from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Rock Spring Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1816, May 7 -- Will, Jones County, GA
      Will of Richardson Feagin, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Martha [negroes Sidney, Moses and Tom] and son Henry. Executors: Bryant Burroughs, Cornelius Dowd, Thomas Feagin and Samuel Feagin. Witnesses: Jesse Sanders and Sarah Feagin. Probated Aug 1818 in Jones County, GA. [Editor's Note: the will was likely written and signed in Moore County, NC and filed in Jones County, GA]

      1816, Oct 26 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 69
      Elder I. Teague, B. Boroughs and E. Lawler from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Brush Creek Meeting House in Randolph County, NC.

      1817, Nov 22 -- Deed Book V Page 37-38, Chatham County, NC
      Bryan Boroughs (of Moore County) deeded Zacheus Boroughs two tracts [1] 320 acres located on Spring Branch of Tyson Creek adjoining Sheron, Dennis Phillips [2] 120 acres adjoining the 1st tract and Ramsey. Eli Lawler Senr. and Eli Lawler Junr. were witnesses.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Bryan Bouroughs listed 997 acres valued at $2992

      1818, Jan 27 -- Deed Book 12 Page 33-34, Moore County, NC
      Henry Stutts deeded Bryan Boroughs 50 acres adjoining Bryan Boroughs. Wm. Boroughs and F. Winfield were witnesses.

      1819, Oct 25 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 79
      Elder Isaac Teague, David Kennedy and Bryant Boroughs from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Tick Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 315
      B. Bouroughs
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 2M
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 1F
      Slaves
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (14-26) 3F
      (0-14) 5M 5F

      1821, Oct 26 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 82
      Bryant Boroughs, William Carr, Eli Lawler and Elder Isaac Teague from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Sandy Field in Orange County, NC.

      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.

      1823, Oct 25 -- A History of Sandy Creek Baptist Association by George Purefoy, Page 86
      Elder Isaac Teague, Bryant Boroughs and David Kennedy from Fall Creek Church (Chatham County) were delegates to the Association meeting at Fall Creek Meeting House in Chatham County, NC.

      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, Feb 24 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 69-70
      Bill of Sale from Robert Davis to William C. Davis proven by Brant Boroughs

      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, Moore County, NC Page 451
      Bryant Buroughs
      (60-70) 1M
      (50-60) 1F
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 1F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page
      Bryant Boroughs
      (70-80) 1M
      (60-70) 1F
      (50-60) 1F

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 241-B
      Bryan Boroughs 86 M, Farmer, $2000 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Sallie Boroughs 76 F, Born in NC
      Nancy Waddill 62 F, Born in NC

      1856, Mar 22 -- Notice, North Carolina Argus [Wadesboro, NC]
      Edward W. Boroughs. v. Joseph F. Dunlap and others, heirs at law of Bryan Boroughs. Petition for partition of real estate. Appearing that Mary Winfield, Thomas W. Boroughs, Westward Armstead and wife Elizabeth, and Bryan Boroughs are not inhabitants of the state. They are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the fourth Monday in April.
    Person ID I39364  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2021 

    Family Sarah "Sally" Waddell,   b. 1774,   d. 1855  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Boroughs,   b. 1793
     2. William Boroughs,   b. 1790-1794
    +3. Mary Boroughs,   b. 1794,   d. 1868  (Age 74 years)
     4. James W. Boroughs,   b. 1797
    +5. Francis Jane Boroughs,   b. 1799,   d. Bef 1837  (Age < 38 years)
     6. Thomas W. Boroughs,   b. 11 Aug 1803,   d. 2 Nov 1866  (Age 63 years)
     7. Bryan Boroughs, Jr.,   b. 1807,   d. 19 Feb 1828, Perry County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     8. Matthew W. Boroughs,   b. 1814
     9. Martha Boroughs,   b. 16 Sep 1816,   d. 25 Feb 1894  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F12716  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
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843, Jan 20 -- Petition, Nov 1842-Jan 1843 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for relief from debts due to economic hardship. They requested the General Assembly pass a law preventing creditors from buying defaulted property unless the debtors was allowed 2/3 the value of the land: J.J. Alston, Carroll Brady, Bradley Brady, Jesse Hedgepeth, W.D. Tyson, John Warner, Pitate Ivey, N.S. Marley, Neill Peterson, John Oats, Duncan McIver, William Underwood, E.Q. Sowell, Thos. Fry, John D. McDonald, John Patterson, D.M.R. McIntosh (Cpt.), John McIver (Cpt.), Eli R. Sowe;l, Jesse Stafford, Aaron A.F. Sowell, Lewis Lawhon, George Hunsucker, Hugh McKenzie, Jacob Stutts, Daniel Muse, Alexd. Camerson, Wm. Wadsworth, Peter Black, George D. Ritter, J.H. Muse, Mathew Williams, Jesse Sanders, Jno. McDonald, W.K. Benjamin, J. Thomas, D.M. McIntosh, Joab Cheek, Corn, Shields, Fannin Moore, Bryan Boroughs, George Stutts, Henry Stutts, William Sears, Robt. L. Purvis, Stephen Beryman, Benj. Shields, Neill McNeill, Danl. McRae, Hugh Mathis, A. Munroe, A. Stutts, Neill Mathis, Brinkly Phillips, Thomas Muse, Thomas J. Pervis, Daniel McNeill, John Tyson, Balaam Stewart, Henry Stutts Jr., Levi Wright, John Ritter, John Dunlap, J.J. Phillips, Dempsey Sowell, Joseph Upton, John Oliver, Neill McQueen, Angus McCaskill, William B. Williamson, A. Harper, Jesse B. Caddell, Angus McCaskill, James B. Muse, M. McLeod, Green B. Fields, Martin Hunsucker, Newton R. Bryan, Peter Cornelison, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Brady, Elijah Y. Rice [?], Norman D. McDuffie, Wm. Brewer, Martin Shefield, Patrick Shields, William Dannelly, Eli Phillips and L.W. Lawhon. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by the NC House]

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

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