William Richardson

Male Bef 1738 - Bef 1794  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name William Richardson 
    Born Bef 1738 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef Mar 1794  Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1759, Jul 18 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      William Ritchison served jury duty.

      1760, Aug 19 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Ritchison served jury duty.

      1760, Nov 17 -- Deed Book 1 Page 441, Cumberland County, NC
      James Barton deeded Samuel Williams 300 acres located on both sides of Deep River at the upper end of Barton's Island. John Smith, William Ritchison and Abel Lee were witnesses.

      1760, Nov 19 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      William Ritchison served jury duty.

      1766, Sep 26 -- Land Grant #604 & 787, Cumberland County, NC
      William Richardson received 200 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek.

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Richardson listed 2 White Polls

      1768, Oct -- Deed Book 3 Page 296, Cumberland County, NC
      William Richardson, Sr. deeded Drury Richardson 200 acres located on Buffalo Creek. Thomas Rutherford and Stephen Gilmore were witnesses.

      1771, Jan 23 -- Deed Book 4 Page 227, Cumberland County, NC
      John Stainton and wife Abigail deeded Edward Moore 250 acres located on both sides of Deep River where Stainton formerly lived and Moore now lives. Patent by John Smith and sold to Stainton. James Muse and William Richardson were witnesses.

      1772, Dec 31 -- Deed Book 6 Page 60-62, Cumberland County, NC
      William Richardson and wife Elizabeth deeded Evan McSwine 125 acres located on both sides of McLendons Creek adjoining Jerome Miller and Farquard Campbell. James Munk was a witness.

      1773, Jan 28 -- 1771-1776 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      A deed from William Richardson and wife Elizth. to Evan McSwine was proven by James Cadel.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Richardson listed $220 of taxable property in Captain Duckworth's District

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Richardson listed $145 of taxable property in Captain Duckworth's District

      1790 -- Census, Randolph County, NC Page 100
      William Richardson
      (16+) 2M
      (0-16) 1M
      4F

      1793, Jun 6 -- Will, Randolph County, NC
      Will of William Richardson, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Elizabeth, Drury Richardson Jur., John Richardson, Francis Richardson, Sarah Richardson and Frances Melson. Witnesses: John Steed, John Latham and John Reed. Proven Mar 1794.
    Person ID I3962  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2020 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with William Richardson 

    Family Elizabeth 
    Children 
     1. Richardson,   d. Bef 1793
     2. Sarah Richardson
     3. Frances Richardson,   b. Bef 1774
    +4. John Richardson,   b. Bef 1774
    +5. Drury Richardson,   b. 1766-1774
    Histories
    Richardson Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Richardson Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Richardson references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F1895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1772 Deed Book 6 Page 60, Cumberland County, NC -  William and Elizabeth Richardson to Evan McSwine
    1772 Deed Book 6 Page 60, Cumberland County, NC - William and Elizabeth Richardson to Evan McSwine
    1768 Deed Book 3 Page 296-297, Cumberland County, NC - William Richardson to Drury Richardson
    1768 Deed Book 3 Page 296-297, Cumberland County, NC - William Richardson to Drury Richardson
    1772 Deed Book 6 Page 61-62, Cumberland County, NC -  William and Elizabeth Richardson to Evan McSwine
    1772 Deed Book 6 Page 61-62, Cumberland County, NC - William and Elizabeth Richardson to Evan McSwine
    1794 Will, Randolph County, NC - Will of William Richardson
    1794 Will, Randolph County, NC - Will of William Richardson
    1794 Mar [Probated] -- Will, Randolph County, NC
    1793, Jun 6 [Written]
    Will of William Richardson, Dec'd.
    Heirs: wife Elizabeth, Drury Richardson Jur., John Richardson, Francis Richardson, Sarah Richardson and Frances Melson.
    Witnesses: John Steed, John Latham and John Reed

    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.

    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.