Capt. William Morgan

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  • Name William Morgan 
    Title Capt. 
    Born Bef 1734 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1755 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan listed 1 white poll

      1761, Feb 19 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Ordered that a road be laid from the mouth of Fork Creek to Captain Collins' road near Joseph Dunham's and the following appointed commissioners: Wm. Morgan, Thomas Knight, James Muse and Abel Lea.

      1761, Oct 1 -- Deed Book 2 Page 324, Cumberland County, NC
      Samuel Williams deeded Francis Treadwell 250 acres located north of Deep River, part of the 400 acre Land Grant to James Barton 21 Oct 1746 including the upper end of Barton's Island. Abel Lee, William Morgin and Robert Lee were witnesses.

      1762, Sep 2 -- Land Grant #450 & #630, Cumberland County, NC
      Jacob Kerringer received 200 acres located west of Deep River adjoining William Morgan and Leonard Haird. [Editor's Note: this could possibly be a Jacob from a prior generation.]

      1764, Feb 20 -- Deed Book 2 Page 321, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith deeded Isaac Hill 100 acres located on Buffalo Creek. Henry Smith, Mary Smith and William Morgin were witnesses.

      1764, Feb 22 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Deed from John Smith to Isaac Hill proven by Wm. Morgin

      1764, Jul 6 -- Land Grant #0337, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan received 200 acres located on Wolf Creek adjoining William White. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1764, Dec 9 -- Land Grant #494 and #675, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan received 200 acres located on both sides of Deep River. [Editor's Note: William and Mary Morgan deeded 150a to Solomon Morgan 1767 --> Soloman Margin and Mehitable Ludlam to William Savory 1771; William Morgan deeded 50a to John Garner 1767].

      1767, Jun 27 -- Deed Book 3 Page 124, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan and wife Mary deeded Solomon Morgan 150 acres located on Deep River. Owen Carpenter and John Garner were witnesses.

      1767, Jun 27 -- Deed Book 3 Page 124, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan and wife Mary deeded John Garner 50 acres located on Deep River. Owen Carpenter and Solomon Morgan were witnesses.

      1769, Jul 7 -- Land Grant #1002, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan Senr. received 200 acres located on Wolf Creek about 200 yards east of the Yadkin Waggon Road. James Morgan and William Morgan were chain carriers.

      1771, Sep 8 -- Deed Book 4 Page 361, Cumberland County, NC
      Joseph Morgan [of South Carolina] deeded William Morgan 100 acres located on Cabin Creek. Jepthar Medford, John Medford and George Morgan were witnesses.

      1774, Oct 18 -- Deed Book 6 Page 296, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan and wife Mary deeded Ewell Wadkins 100 acres located west of Cabin Creek below Joseph Morgan's improvements. Originally granted to Joseph Morgan 9 Nov 1764 and sold to William Morgan. James Jeffery and Temple Tullus were witnesses.

      1775, Jan 24-25 -- 1771-1776 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Deed from Wm. Morgan and Mary Morgan to Ewell Wadkins proven by Temple Tullas

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan listed $160 of taxable property in Captain John Cox's District

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan listed $200 of taxable property in Captain John Cox's District

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Morgan listed $2800 of taxable property in Captain John Cox's District

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Morgan listed $70 in Captain John Cox's District

      1786, May 16 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 99
      The following hands were appointed to work on the road from Morgan's Mill to the old Yadkin Road: Wm. Morgan, Geo. Brazwell, Richd. Dunn, James Morgan, Wm. Morgan Jr., Lewis Fields, Nathan Morgan, John Medford, John Morgan, Isaac Dun, Norman McLoud and Robert Cox.

      1786, May 16 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 100
      William Morgan have leave to build a grist mill on Tillis Mill Creek where a mill had formerly been built.

      1788, Nov 20 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 212
      Deed from John Cox to William Morgan was proven by John Jackson

      1789, Sep 3 -- Land Grant #299, Moore County, NC
      John Morgan received 50 acres adjoining William Morgan and including his own improvement. Wm. Smith and Wm. Morgan were chain carriers.

      1789, Sep 3 -- Land Grant #304, Moore County, NC
      William Morgan received 50 acres located northwest of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line and Joseph Allen. William Smith and Joseph Allen were chain carriers.

      1789, Sep 3 -- Land Grant #310, Moore County, NC
      David Richardson received 50 acres located on Mill Creek adjoining John Morgan. William Morgan and John Morgan were chain carriers.

      1789, Sep 20 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #221 William Morgan entered 50 acres on Cabin Creek adjoining Joseph Allen.

      1789, Sep 21 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #225 William Morgan entered 100 acres between the Head of Long Branch and the Sandhill Road.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 157
      William Morgan
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 1M
      7F

      1790, Jan 6 -- Land Grant #331, Moore County, NC
      William Morgan Senr. received 100 acres located between the head of Long Branch and Sandhill Smith's Road. Nathan Smith and Jacob Harvick were chain carriers.

      1790, May 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 267
      The following hands were ordered to work on the road from the Montgomery County Line by the Ford at Cabbin Creek to the Forks below the White Ponds: Isaac Dunn, Richd. Dunn Jr., Rd. Dunn Sr., Ezekiah Dunn, Jesse Brown, Murk McAulay, Robert Pattison, Robert Cox, Nichl. Newton, Ansel Melton, Anguish McAulay, Donald McLeod, Norman McLeod, Joseph Allen, Wm. Morgan and Jacob Harvick.

      1790, Aug 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 280
      Wm. Morgan was appointed overseer of the road from the Forks below the White Ponds on Yadkin Road to the [Montgomery] County line.

      1791, Jan 26-- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #333 William Morgan entered 50 acres on both sides of Mill Creek adjoining his own line and James Gallemore.

      1791, Feb 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC
      The following hands were ordered to work on the road from Deep River at County Line to the Black Ponds: John Morgan, Wm. Morgan [Capt.], Wm. Morgan, Junr., Wm. Smith, Averett Smith, John Cagle, Lewis Sowell, Geo. Brazell, Jos. Allen, Murdock McAulay, Anguish McAulay, Jacob Harvick, John Shuffle Senr., John Shuffle Junr., Thomas Dunn and Robert Cox.

      1793, May 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 404
      Ordered that a road be laid from the County line near Mr. Gardiners to the White Ponds and have the following hands to work: Lewis Gardener, David Kennedy, John Morgan, John Sheffield Jur., Jno. Sheffield Senr., William Morgan (Capt.), Peter Shamburger, William Williamson, William Smith Jur., Lewis Sowell, Everet Smith, Thos. Key, John Morgan and Danl. Manners.

      1793, Dec 20 -- Land Grant #1458, Moore County, NC
      William Morgan received 50 acres located on Mill Creek adjoining his own line and James Gallemore. Wm. Smith and Jno. Morgan were chain carriers.

      1794, Feb 19 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 440
      Ordered that orphan Elijah Brown (age 11) be bound to Capt. William Morgan to learn the Cooper trade until he reaches full age. Thomas Key served as security.

      1795, May 21 -- 1785-1794 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 523
      Ordered that the following persons be appointed to determine whether the road from Instant Hall's plantation to the [Montgomery] County Line shall go by Thomas Dunn's or Lewis Sowell's: Darius Ramage, Norman McKennon, Murdo McAulay, Enoch Hall, Norman McLeod, Saml. Hall, Murdo. McAulay Jr., Joseph Allen, William Smith Jr., John McKinnon, Christopher Bethune, John Spivia, Hezekiah Dunn, Richard Dunn, Alexander Morrison and William Morgan.

      1795, May 21 -- 1785-1794 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 523
      Ordered that Thomas Dunn be appointed overseer of the road [above] and that the following hands to work: William Smith Jr., Lewis Sowell, John Allen, Donald McLeod, Christopher Bethune, Norman McLeod, Instant Hall, Enoch Hall, Murdo. McAulay Sen., Hezekiah Dunn, Norman McKinnon and Neil McLeod.

      1795, Nov 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 538
      Two deeds from Jacob Harvick to Joseph Allen were proven by William Morgan

      1797, Aug 3 -- Land Grant #1470, Moore County, NC
      William Morgan Senr. received 50 acres located on both sides of Calf Pen Branch north of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line. William Morgan and Joseph Allen were chain carriers.

      1798, Aug 10 -- Land Grant #1762, Moore County, NC
      Joseph Allen received 45 acres located north of Cabin Creek and both sides of the Yadkin Road adjoining William Morgan, his own line, William Smith, Francis Bullock and the Speculators. Francis Bullock and William Morgan Senr. were chain carriers.

      1798, Oct 18 -- Land Grant #1464, Moore County, NC
      William Morgan received 25 acres located southeast of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line. James Morgan and Isaac Brown were chain carriers.

      1798, Oct 18 -- Land Grant #1471, Moore County, NC
      William Morgan Senr. received 100 acres located west of Cabin Creek adjoining his own line, George Morgan and Allison. Isaac Brown and James Morgan were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 48
      William Morgan
      (45+) 1M 2F
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 1M 2F
      (0-10) 1F

      1805, Oct 1 -- Land Grant #1916, Moore County, NC
      William Morgan Senr. received 100 acres located south of Cabin Creek adjoining William Lewis and Joseph Allan. Joseph Allen and William Singleton were chain carriers.
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  • Histories
    1755 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1755 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Inaugural Tax List of Cumberland County. Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.
    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.