Benjamin Gilbert

Male Bef 1774 -

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  • Name Benjamin Gilbert 
    Born Bef 1774 
    Gender Male 
    • 1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 163
      Benjamin Gilbert
      (16+) 1M

      1793, Sep 12 -- Land Grant #494, Moore County, NC
      William Hancock received 100 acres located on south of Deep River adjoining Robert Cheek. Benjamin Gilbert and Jas. [page torn] were chain carriers.

      1793, Sep 12 -- Land Grant #1108, Moore County, NC
      Randolph Cheek received 150 acres located on north of Deep River adjoining his own line and Gabriel Johnston. Benjamin Gilbert and William Hancock were chain carriers.

      1793, Nov 24 -- Land Grant #1367, Chatham County, NC
      Sabra Gilbert received 50 acres located on Line Creek adjoining Joseph Gilbert, Dec'd. Robert Moore and Benjn. Gilbert were chain carriers.

      1794, May 19 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 454
      Ordered that Benjamin Gilbert appointed overseer of the road instead of John Stinson.

      1794, Jun 10 -- Land Grant #1667, Moore County, NC
      Benjamin Gilbert [assignee of James Collins] received 100 acres located north of Deep River adjoining James McDonald. Benjamin Brown and Samuel Womble were chain carriers.

      1798, Sep 14 -- Land Grant #1491, Moore County, NC
      Sebrah Gilbert received 50 acres located north of Deep River on the Chatham County line adjoining Joseph Gilbert, Governor Johnston and Powell Benbow. Ben Gilbert and John Upton were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 77
      Benjn. Gilbert
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 4F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Benjn. Gilbert listed 650 acres valued at $1200

      [undated] -- Estate, Moore County, NC Will Book A, Page 324
      Inventory of the Estate of Cornelius Gilbert Dec'd. by Administrators Ebenezor Elliott and Benjn. Gilbert. Notes on the following: Willis McDuffie, James Beck, James Lawhon, Kenneth Murchison, Robert Moore and Edmond Wade.

      1816, Feb 12-Mar 5 -- Estate, Chatham County, NC
      Estate of Randal Cheek, Dec'd. by administrators John Cheek and Joab Cheek. Randal Cheek died Feb 1, 1816 owning two tracts of land: 241 acres on Tices Creek joining the [Moore] County line and 167 acres on Tices Creek adjoining the first tract and Wm. Phillips. Children of Randal Cheek listed as John Cheek, Joab Cheek, Mary Cheek, Jane Gilbert, Patty Phillips, Samuel Dunn and wife Elizabeth, Matthew Phillips and wife Lydia, Thomas Parks and wife Anna. Richard Jones, Eli Lawler, Nathan McManus, Sugar Jones and Aaron McManus were appointed to divide the land into 8 lots. Items were purchased by the following: Matthew Phillips, Mary Cheek, Joab Cheek, Benjamin Guilbert, Robert Moore, Samuel Elliott, Joab Cheek Junr., Archibald Shields, Lazurus Phillips, Tinzle Wade, Isaac Teague Seingr., James Hilyard, Josiah Cheek, Roderick Murchison, Cornelius Shields, Patty Phillips, James Call, Thomas Parks, Adam White, Thomas Cheek, Denis Phillips, Edward Harper, Nathan McManus, Brinkley Phillips, James Hardin, Denis Phillips, Joab Cheek Seignr., Henry Phillips Seignr., William Handcock, Robert Phillips, James Phillips, William Phillips, John Murchison , James England, James Gains, John Melton, Hezekiah Phillips, Marada Phillips, Stephen Davis, Calvin Cox, Robert Wilson, Daniel McDaniel, James McNeill, Gabriel Hardin and Thomas Wilson.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Benjamin Gilbert listed 550 acres valued at $1100

      1825, Nov 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 98
      Ordered that Benjn. Person, Duncan Murchison and Thomas M.D. Reid. be appointed to audit accounts of Joab Cheek and Wm. Tyson, admrs. of Benjn. Gilbert Dec'd.
    Person ID I39559  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2021 

    Father Joseph Gilbert,   b. Bet. 1732-1742,   d. Bef 19 May 1789  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Sabra Tyson,   b. 20 Oct 1744,   d. 4 Nov 1827  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1762 
    Family ID F12799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Cheek,   b. 1770-1775 
    +1. Joseph Gilbert,   b. 1798,   d. 1875  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F12791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.