John Upton

Male 1774 - Bef 1839  (65 years)


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  • Name John Upton 
    Born 1755-1774 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 21 May 1839 
    Notes 
    • 1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 153
      John Upton
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 2M
      4F

      1792, Feb 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 336
      Ordered that Thomas Ritter be appointed overseer of the road that leads by the Widow Muses and have the following hands to work: Wm. Dunn & hands, Saml. Dunn, John Upton, Jesse Upton, Edward Upton, Richd. Upton, Jno. Dannelly, John Atkinson, Thos. Muse, Saml. Elkins, Jacob Stutts, Jno. Ritter, Everet Ritter, Jesse Bean, John Sowell, Jno. Quimby, Jno. McCaskill, Alexr. McCaskill, Jno. Hargrove, Kenneth Murchison, Duncan McIntosh, Martin Martin, Neil McIntosh, Simon Rheubottom and Ezekl. Rheubottom.

      1793, Dec-Jan 1794 -- General Assembly Session Records, Box 3
      John Upton signed a petition to form Alfordstown as County Seat for Moore County, NC. [Editor's Note: the petition failed. In 1796 the NC General Assembly established Carthage as the county seat. In 1806, it was changed to Faginsville to honor Richardson Fagin. The name was changed back to Carthage in 1814]

      1797, Apr 24 -- Land Grant #1264, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Perry received 25 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line where he now lives. John Perry and John Upton were chain carriers.

      1797, Apr 26 -- Land Grant #1149, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Perry received 100 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line, Barton, Cooper and the Lawson place. John Perry and Henry Lamb were chain carriers.

      1797, Apr 26 -- Land Grant #1267, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Perry received 100 acres located south of Deep River adjoining Barton, William England's Big Fall tract and near the old Benton/Barton fields. John Upton and John Perry were chain carriers.

      1797, Dec 5 -- Land Grant #1000, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Dunn received 10 acres located on the drains of Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn, his own line and Grove. John Atkinson and John Upton were chain carriers.

      1797, Dec 6 -- Land Grant #999, Moore County, NC
      Ruth Dunn received 50 acres located on Medlin Branch of Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn. Samuel Dunn and John Upton 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 76
      John Upton
      (45+) 1F
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1802, Oct 2 -- Land Grant #1621, Moore County, NC
      Patrick Dowd received 100 acres located on McCollums Fork adjoining Grove, Samuel Dunn, Joseph Dunn's Mill tract. Jesse Upton and John Upton were chain carriers.

      1804, Aug 26 -- Land Grant #1732, Moore County, NC
      John Danielly received 100 acres located on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek adjoining Jesse Upton, Benjamin Dunn and Speculators. Jesse Upton and Jno. Upton were chain carriers.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      John Upton listed 220 acres valued at $220

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      John Upton listed 220 acres valued at $220

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 312
      John Upton
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1F

      1839, May 21 -- Record of Estates Book D Page 90, 96-97, Moore County, NC
      Estate of John Upton, Dec'd. by Administrator Noah Richardson. Credits received from the following: Willis Bright, P.H. Winston, James H. Muse, W.J. McIntosh, Henry Maness, John Ritter, Moses Myrac, Jno. Myrac, A. Shattuck, Sampson D. Smith, James Maness, Patsy Smith, Wm. Rieves, Wm. Dannelly, Enich Walles and John Cockman.
    Person ID I40414  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2021 

    Family Martha 
    Children 
    +1. Jesse Upton,   b. 1785-1790,   d. 7 Nov 1828  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F13042  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.