Powell Benbow

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  • Name Powell Benbow 
    Born 21 Feb 1732  Berks County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
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    • 1761, Jun 6 -- Cane Creek [Quaker] Meeting Records (1756) Vol. 1 Page 24, Alamance County, NC
      Powel Benbow produced an affidavit and was admitted.

      1762, Feb 25 -- Cane Creek [Quaker] Meeting Records (1756) Vol. 1 Page 17, Alamance County, NC
      Jonathan Barns of Cumberland County and Sarah Steell of Cumberland County were married at the Deep River. Cornelius Tison, Thos. Branson, Gidean Gilbert, Powell Benbow, Mary Hall, Elizabeth Chason, Easther Smith, John Jones, James Barns, Jacob Barns, Elesebeth Barns, James Russell, Elisha Hunter, Margret Hunter and Mary Russell were present and served as witnesses.

      1762, Nov 25 -- Cane Creek [Quaker] Meeting Records (1756) Vol. 1 Page 20, Alamance County, NC
      Joseph Gilbert, son of Gidean and Mary Gilbert, of Cumberland County and Sebarah Tison, daughter of Cornelius and Gean Tison, of Cumberland County were married at the Deep River in Cumberland County. George Hendry, Powell Benbow, Abigail Pike, Sarah Barns, Rachell Mainer, Joell Sanders, Cornelius Tison, Gidean Gilbert, Jean Tison, James Barnes and Jacob Barns were present and served as witnesses.

      1765, Feb 7 -- Deed Book 2 Page 612, Cumberland County, NC
      George Blair and John Johnston (of Edenton) deeded Cornelius Tison 383 acres located on Deep River and [Chatham] County line being part of the Governor Gabriel Johnston four grants bequeathed to Samuel Johnston and John Johnston who sold his share to George Blair. James Barns, Isaac Barns and Powell Benbow were witnesses.

      1765, Feb 9 -- Deed Book 2 Page 504, Cumberland County, NC
      George Blair and John Johnston (of Edenton) deeded Powell Benbow 450 acres located Deep River and the [Chatham] County line adjoining Cornelius Tyson, William Hall being part of the Governor Gabriel Johnston four grants bequeathed to Samuel Johnston and John Johnston who sold his share to George Blair. Cornelius Tison and Conner Dowd were witnesses.

      1766, Jul 10 -- Deed Book 3 Page 61, Cumberland County, NC
      Powell Benbow deeded Conner Dowd 250 acres being part of the Governor Gabriel Johnston four grants bequeathed to Samuel Johnston and John Johnston who sold his share to George Blair who sold to Powell Benbow. Richard Lyon and William Tompson were witnesses.

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Powell Benbow listed 1 white poll

      1770, Feb 22 -- Cane Creek [Quaker] Meeting Marriages Vol. 1. Page 45, Alamance County, NC
      Cornelius Tison, son of Cornelius and Jean Tyson, of Cumberland County and Arcada Benbow, daughter of Powel and Elizabeth Benbow of Cumberland County were married at the Barnes Meeting House on Deep River in Cumberland County. James Barns, Thomas Tison, Jacob Barns, Cornelius Tison, Jean Tison, Powel Benbow, Elizabeth Benbow, Elizabeth Cheston, Richard Tison, Benjamin Tison and Sabra Gilbert were present and served as witnesses.

      1771, Nov 10 -- Deed Book 6 Page 213, Cumberland County, NC
      Powel Benbow deeded Joseph Gilbert 15 acres located on Haw [Deep] River adjoining Conner Dowd. Cornealus Tison and Benjamin Doutey were witnesses.

      1772, Feb 26 -- Land Grant #1109, Cumberland County, NC
      Powell Benbo received 100 acres located north of Deep River adjoining Johnston and Elisha Hunter. Powell Benbo and Jacob Barnes were chain carriers.

      1772, Oct 15 -- Deed Book 6 Page 216, Cumberland County, NC
      John Johnston (of Bertie County), Josiah Granbery and Samuel Johnston, executors of will of George Blair Dec'd. (of Chowan County) deeded Joseph Gilbert 100 acres located on Haw [Deep] River adjoining Conner Dowd and Powel Benbow. Ja. Milner and Jos. Jno. Alston were witnesses.

      1772, Oct 15 -- Deed Book 6 Page 246, Cumberland County, NC
      John Johnston (of Bertie County), Josiah Granbery and Samuel Johnston, executors of will of George Blair Dec'd. (of Chowan County) deeded Phillip Alston 4000 acres in two tracts [1] located north of Deep River adjoining Elisha Hunter, James Barns, Jacob Barns, Powell Benbow, Gilbert and Michael Russel [2] located south of Deep River at mouth of Governors Creek and Sanders Branch adjoining James Russell and Cornelius Tyson. Ja. Milner and Jos. Jno. Alston were witnesses.

      1772, Nov 4 -- Deed Book 6 Page 214, Cumberland County, NC
      Powel Benbow deeded Cornelius Tison 185 acres adjoining Joseph Gilbert and Conner Dowd. Phillip Alston and John Wilkins were witnesses.
    Person ID I49325  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2020 

    Family Elizabeth 
    Children 
    +1. Arcadia Benbow,   b. Bef 1753
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F16911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Histories
    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.