Howell Brewer

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  • Name Howell Brewer 
    Birth Bef 1733 
    Gender Male 
    • 1754, Feb 27 -- Land Grant #525 & #1237, Bladen County, NC
      Howel Brewer received 200 acres located northeast of Deep River 3 miles above Tices Creek at the mouth of a gutt. [Editor's Note: Howel Bruer deeded to Zacharia Green 1758 --> Green deeded 100a to [Frederick] Gregg and Richard Lyon 1769 --> William Campbell 1773; Green and wife Jeresth deeded 100 acres to John May 1769 --> Richard Lyon & Co. 1772]

      1754, May 16 -- Land Grant #1267 and 1407, Bladen County, NC
      Howell Brewer received 200 acres located on Deep River adjoining his own line. [Editor's Note: Howel Bruer deeded to John May 1767 --> Richard Lions 1771]

      1758, Aug 29 -- Deed Book 1 Page 337, Cumberland County, NC
      Howel Bruer (of Orange County) deeded Zacharia Green 200 acres located on both sides of Deep River including place where Zacharia Green dwells adjoining his own line. Thomas Collins, Robert Cheek and Charles Campbell were witnesses.

      1765, Oct 30 -- Land Grant #544, #725 and #0488, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson received 400 acres located on both sides of Deep River adjoining Howel Brewer and Wm. Powell. [Editor's Note: Cornelius Tyson deeded 100 acre at Cane Patch to John Thornton Senr. 1774; deeded 300a to John Carrel 1774]

      1767, Aug 10 -- Deed Book 3 Page 138, Cumberland County, NC
      Howel Brewer (of Orange County) deeded John May 200 acres located northwest of Deep River above the mouth of Tices Creek. Patent to Brewer 1754. Jacob Rogers and Thomas [illegible] were witnesses.
    Person ID I41020  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

  • Histories
    1768 Petition, Cumberland and Orange Counties
    1768 Petition, Cumberland and Orange Counties
    1768, Nov 11 -- Petition, Nov 1768 - Dec 1768 General Assembly Session Records
    Petition of inhabitants of Orange and Cumberland counties to divide the counties and create a new county beginning at the intersection of Johnston, Orange and Cumberland county line running north 18 miles then west 42 miles, thence south 34 miles thence east 42 miles and north to the beginning. Signed by the following: [selected signers] James Riddle, Wm. Riddle, Christopher Yow, William Dickerson, Owen Dowd, William Barber, Nathaniel Powell, Joseph Fry, Howel Brewer, Geddin Gilbert, Joseph Gilbert, Warner Coleman, Lishey Lawley, Alexdr. Kennedy, Jeremiah Phillips, Lambert Reed, John Garner, Thomas Neddam, Enoch Spinks, John Larrance, John Needom, Thos. Kost, James Latham, Isom Melton, John Lawrence and Charles Golston. [Editor's Note: these were inhabitants of what would later become the counties of Moore, Chatham and Randolph petition was rejected.]
    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.

    Brewer Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Brewer Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Brewer references in Moore County and Cumberland County.

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