John Hampton Redmon

Male 1886 - 1952  (65 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Hampton Redmon was born 7 Oct 1886, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of James Monroe Redmon and Martha Jane Cantrell); died 27 Aug 1952, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    John married Willie L. Cantrell (DeKalb County, Tennessee). Willie (daughter of Bethel Magness Cantrell and Mary Byars) was born 20 Sep 1895, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died Aft JOHN; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Bertie Margerite Redmon
    2. James Bethel "JB" Redmon was born DeKalb County, Tennessee.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James Monroe Redmon was born 22 Mar 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of James Redmon and Eleander Jane "Jane" Bain); died 19 May 1923, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer

    Notes:

    Died:
    of dysentery

    James married Martha Jane Cantrell 18 Aug 1864, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Martha (daughter of Leonard Cantrell and Elizabeth "Betsey" Webb) was born 24 Feb 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 8 Feb 1940, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Martha Jane Cantrell was born 24 Feb 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of Leonard Cantrell and Elizabeth "Betsey" Webb); died 8 Feb 1940, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Married:
    ,by J.Pinegar,J.P.

    Children:
    1. James Pinckney Redmon was born 0Sep 1862, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1939, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. William Denton "Bill" Redmon was born 2 Jun 1867, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 21 Mar 1939, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Leonard P(ayne) Redmon was born 0Oct 1870, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 15 Feb 1915, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried 16 Feb 1915, Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Fatima Belle Redmon was born 31 Dec 1872, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 2 Jan 1942, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Felix Terry Redmon was born 5 May 1875, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 10 Jul 1950, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    6. Mary Redmon was born DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    7. Elizabeth Lee "Bettie" Redmon was born 0Sep 1877, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 Jul 1956, Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. Martha J(ane) "Minnie" Redmon was born 6 Jan 1879, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 8 Nov 1969, (Warren County, Tennessee); was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. 1. John Hampton Redmon was born 7 Oct 1886, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 27 Aug 1952, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    10. Christopher Lee Redmon was born 1 Oct 1889, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 15 Sep 1970, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  James Redmon was born 0___ 1791, Stokes County, North Carolina (son of Harmon Redmon and Catherine LNU); died 9 Feb 1866, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer

    Notes:

    1860 DeKalb County Census notes that James was born in 1800,in North Carolina.
    1840 DeKalb Census: 0211201-200201
    Think he was born in VA...DAH

    James married Eleander Jane "Jane" Bain (C. 1827), (Tennessee). Eleander (daughter of Archibald Bain and Mary Ann Spencer) was born 0___ 1803, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 2 Jul 1865, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Eleander Jane "Jane" Bain was born 0___ 1803, (DeKalb County) Tennessee (daughter of Archibald Bain and Mary Ann Spencer); died 2 Jul 1865, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Washington Redmon was born 1828, Tennessee.
    2. Madison Redmon was born 27 Oct 1830, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 27 Mar 1887, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Richard Archibald "Archibald" Redmon was born 1834, (DeKalb County) Tennessee.
    4. Artelia Redmon was born 1836, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Jesse Redmon was born 27 Mar 1837, Tennessee; died 17 May 1920, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Bright Hill Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    6. Sarah Ann Redmon was born 18 Feb 1840, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 16 Feb 1922, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried John Javis Home Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    7. America Narcissa "Narcissa" Redmon was born 5 Mar 1842, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. 2. James Monroe Redmon was born 22 Mar 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 19 May 1923, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. Senith Redmon was born 1846, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  3. 6.  Leonard Cantrell was born 4 Oct 1811, Spartanburg County, South Carolina (son of Isaac Cantrell, Sr. and Nancy Adcock); died 2 Jan 1895, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer
    • Also Known As: Lenard Cantrell

    Notes:

    It appears that he raised his father's-in-law children along with his brother-in-law Dan...Warren County,TN Will Book I, p. 52...DAH

    Leonard married Elizabeth "Betsey" Webb 1829, Tennessee. Elizabeth (daughter of Julius Webb and Hannah Watkins) was born 20 Mar 1813, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 May 1873, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth "Betsey" Webb was born 20 Mar 1813, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of Julius Webb and Hannah Watkins); died 1 May 1873, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Married:
    (Warren or DeKalb Co.)

    Children:
    1. Nancy Cantrell was born 2 Aug 1831, Tennessee.
    2. Hannah Cantrell was born 23 Jul 1833, Warren County, Tennessee; died 22 Mar 1909, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Isaac Denton "I.D." Cantrell was born 13 Dec 1835, Warren County, Tennessee; died 5 Apr 1895, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried I. D. Cantrell Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb Co.,TN.
    4. William Carroll Cantrell was born 17 Nov 1839, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 27 Mar 1893, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Julius M. Cantrell was born 0Aug 1842, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Oct 1861, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.
    6. 3. Martha Jane Cantrell was born 24 Feb 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 8 Feb 1940, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    7. Fatima "Fannie" Cantrell was born 27 Aug 1846, Warren County, Tennessee.
    8. Sarah Elizabeth Cantrell was born 14 Oct 1849, Warren County, Tennessee.
    9. Perry Green Cantrell was born 22 Feb 1852, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 11 Oct 1861, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    10. Irene Cantrell was born 7 Nov 1853, Warren County, Tennessee; died 8 Sep 1859, Warren County, Tennessee.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Harmon Redmon was born 0___ 1756, Westmoreland, Culpeper County, Virginia (son of Solomon Redman and Catherine Joseph); died 1 Oct 1842, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

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    There Is Way Too Much Misinformation On This Site
    Posted by: Nathan M. LORANCE (ID *****8527) Date: June 13, 2002 at 20:37:58
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    If you use the Census',Marriages,Will's,Etc. you will be able to piece these families together properly,I will present only the following on the three REDMON's that some call brother's,but there is no hard proof at this time that they were.

    ******** Harmon REDMON was born between 1750 & '55
    He married c1784 in Culpeper Co.,VA. to __________ __________,she was born between 1750 & '55 and died between 1810 & '20 Census' of Stokes Co.,N.C.
    He died before 2 MAR.1836 in Warren[later DeKalb]Co.,TN.[*NOTE* He is on the 1800,1810,1820,& 1830 Census' of Stokes Co.,N.C.]
    His known children are as follows...........................

    [1] Solomon REDMON was born c1785 in Culpeper Co.,VA.
    He married 19 JULY 1817 in Stokes Co.,N.C. to Dicy FULTON,she was born c1791 in Stokes Co.,N.C. and died between 1860 & '70 Census' of DeKalb Co.,TN.[She was the daughter of Francis FULTON & Mary WARD].
    He died between 1860 & '70 Census' of DeKalb Co.,TN.
    They are both Buried in the Aaron Cantrell Cemetery.
    His known Children are...Matilda(1818)m.Pharis DRIVER;Malinda(1819-MAR.1880)never married;Elkanah H.(c1822)m.Mary __________;& Gerusia P.(c1826).

    [2] Mary REDMON was born c1787 in Culpeper Co.,VA.
    She married 13 NOV.1807 in Stokes Co.,N.C. to Zachariah MOORE.
    She died after 15 OCT.1842 in of DeKalb Co.,TN.

    [3] Benjamin REDMON was born c1790 in Culpeper Co.,VA.
    He married (1st) 24 NOV.1808 in Stokes Co.,N.C. to Lucy ZIMMERMON,she was born c1787 in __________Co.,VA. and died between 1850 & '51 in DeKalb Co.,TN.
    He married (2nd) 19 JAN.1852 in DeKalb Co.,TN. to Nancy G. PURTLE.
    He died between 1860 & '70 in DeKalb Co.,TN.
    His known Children are...Harmon(1809)m.Mary G. GREEN;Sarah(c1813)m.Micajah JOHNSON;James(1815)m.Ester/Hester __________;Susan(c1820);& John(c1829)m.Lydia BAIN.

    [4] James REDMON was born c1791 in Stokes Co.,N.C.
    He married (1st) 21 JULY 1814 in Stokes Co.,N.C. to Martha WILLIAMSON,she was born between 1794 & 1800 and died between 1825 & '27 in Warren[later DeKalb]Co.,TN.
    He married (2nd) c1827 in Warren[later DeKalb]Co.,TN. to Jane Ellender BAIN,she was born c1810 in Rutherford Co.,TN. and died 2 JULY 1865 in DeKalb Co.,TN.[She was the daughter of Archibald BAIN & Sarah SPENCER].
    He died 9 FEB.1866 in DeKalb Co.,TN.
    He and his 2nd wife are Buried in the Redmon Cemetery.
    His known Children are...Joseph(1815);Blake(c1817);Gean/Joan W.(c1819)she was in Illinois before 1867;Clary(c1821)m.__________ PINEGAR;David(c1823);Martha(c1825)m.John Mansfield BAIN;Washington(1828-1850's)never married;Maderson/Maddison(1830-1887)never married;Archibald(c1834)m.Elizabeth CANTRELL;Artelia(c1836)m.Eliab CANTRELL;Sarah Ann(1838/1840)m.John Jarvis CANTRELL;Narcissa America(1842)m.(1st)James Knox Polk DELONG & (2nd)William Jasper ADCOCK;James Monroe(1844)m.Martha Jane CANTRELL;& Asenath(c1847)m.William Riley PARRISH.

    [5] John REDMON was born between 1794 & 1800 in Stokes Co.,N.C.
    He married 29 NOV.1818 in Stokes Co.,N.C. to Mary Ann FRAZER.
    His wereabouts after the 1820 Stokes Co.,N.C. Census is not known at this time.

    [6] Catherine REDMON was born c1797 in Stokes Co.,N.C.
    She died after the 1850 Census of Rutherford Co.,TN.

    ******** Jacob REDMON was born before 1755
    He married c1778 to __________ ___________,she was born before 1755 & died between 1810 & '20 Census' of Stokes Co.,N.C.
    He died between 1810 & '20 Census' of Stokes Co.,N.C.
    His known Children are...Harmon(c1779)m.Nancy FLYNT;John(c1781)m.Lucy FLYNT;Joseph(c1783);& Elizabeth(c1785)m.Richard FLYNT.

    ******** Abraham REDMON was born between 1760 & '65
    He married c1788 to __________ __________,she was born between 1750 & '60 and died after 1830 Census of Stokes Co.,N.C.
    He died between after 1830 Census of Stokes Co.,N.C.
    His known Children are...Anna(c1789)m.William PINNAGAR;Nancy(c1791)m.Samuel FULTIN;Mary(c1793)m.Elisha FULTIN;an unknown male(c1795).

    Ok now don't take the above as gospel,but it is the most accurate to date from the sources I have seen myself.

    Harmon married Catherine LNU ~ 1784, Culpeper County, Virginia. Catherine was born 1750-1755, (Virginia); died ~ 1820, Stokes County, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Catherine LNU was born 1750-1755, (Virginia); died ~ 1820, Stokes County, North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Catherine Redmon Harmon

    Children:
    1. Solomon Redmon was born 0___ 1786, Stokes County, North Carolina; died After 1860, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Mary Redmon was born 0___ 1788, Stokes County, North Carolina; died 6 Aug 1860, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Anna Redmon was born (~ 1790), (Stokes County, North Carolina).
    4. 4. James Redmon was born 0___ 1791, Stokes County, North Carolina; died 9 Feb 1866, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  3. 10.  Archibald Bain was born 0___ 1778, Albermarle County, Virginia (son of Robert Edward "Edwin" Bain and Rachel Sarah Fletcher); died 30 Sep 1863, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer

    Archibald married Mary Ann Spencer 0___ 1802, Buncombe County, North Carolina. Mary (daughter of John Spencer and Ann Kerr) was born 0___ 1787, Burke County, North Carolina; died Bef 1870, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary Ann Spencer was born 0___ 1787, Burke County, North Carolina (daughter of John Spencer and Ann Kerr); died Bef 1870, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Sarah Spencer

    Notes:

    Sarah Spencer (daughter of John Spencer and Ann Kerr) was born 1787 in Burke County, North Carolina, and died 1860 in DeKalb Cty., Tennessee.She married Archibald Bain on 1802 in Buncombe County, North Carolina, son of Robert Edward Bain and Rachel Sarah Flaker.

    More About Sarah Spencer and Archibald Bain:

    Marriage: 1802, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

    Children of Sarah Spencer and Archibald Bain are:

    +Archibald (Archie) Bain, b. 1827, d. September 30, 1898.
    Delilah Bain, b. 1806, Buncombe Cty., N.C,, d. date unknown.
    Daughter Bain, b. 1808, d. date unknown.
    Daughter Bain, b. 1810, d. date unknown.
    Daughter Bain, b. 1811, d. date unknown.
    John Bain, b. 1813, Warren Cty., Tn, d. date unknown.
    Daughter Bain, b. 1815, d. date unknown.
    Andrew Bain, b. 1818, Smith or Warren Cty., Tn, d. date unknown.
    Daughter Bain, b. 1826, d. date unknown.

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    MARY ANN SPENCER b. 1790 NC died TN
    Posted by: ANITA Date: June 14, 1999 at 07:46:13
    of 8472


    Looking for info on Mary Ann Spencer b. 1790 in Burke County, NC and died before 1870 in Dekalb County, TN. Married to Alexander Bain. Her father is supposed to be John Spencer b. 1757 Bedford County, VA who died 1825 Gibson County, TN who was married to a woman named Ann. Any help on this line would be appreciated.

    end of quiry

    Children:
    1. 5. Eleander Jane "Jane" Bain was born 0___ 1803, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 2 Jul 1865, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Redmon Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Lucinda Bain was born 0___ 1818, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died Aft 1880, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Andrew Bain was born 0___ 1818, Tennessee.
    4. Archibald "Archie" Bain was born 0___ 1827; died 30 Sep 1898.
    5. Mary Bain
    6. Larkin H. Bain was born 1829, (DeKalb County, Tennessee).

  5. 12.  Isaac Cantrell, Sr. was born 24 May 1782, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina (son of John "Miller John" Cantrell and Elizabeth Cantrell); died 18 Jun 1840, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: "2-Seed" Primitive Baptist

    Notes:

    Isaac was of the "Two-Seed-In-Spirit" Baptists...

    Reported in 1920...

    BAPTISTS, Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit, had their origin in the preaching and ultra-Calvinistic doctrines of Daniel Parker, a Baptist elder and preacher of Tennessee. Parker, who was ordained in 1806 in Tennessee became one of the strongest opponents of the organized work of the Church. In 1817 he moved to Illinois, where he continued his opposition to the work and organization of the regular Church for 19 years. Later he went to Texas. In various pamphlets (1826-29) Parker made public some very peculiar theories he held concerning the introduction and perpetuation of evil in the human race. According to these beliefs, God, when He created Adam and Eve, infused into them particles of Himself, thus making them altogether good; the devil corrupted them by infusing into them particles of himelf. Eve, by predestination, brought forth a certain number of good and a certain number of bad offsprings; and all her daughters after her were predestined to do likewise. The atonement, according to Parker, applies only to those born of the good seed, those born of the bad being absolutely lost. This Baptist sect is uncompromisingly opposed to "all human institutions." They are found in 21 States and have nearly 500 churches and nearly 13,000 members.

    Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists. More information on this ancient Baptist sub-set found on Wikipedia...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit_Predestinarian_Baptists

    end of comment

    Birth: May 24, 1782
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA
    Death: Jun. 13, 1840
    Warren County
    Tennessee, USA


    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Nancy Adcock Cantrell (1790 - 1872)

    Children:
    Peter Green Cantrell (1806 - 1868)*
    John A Cantrell (1808 - 1895)*
    Lenard Cantrell (1811 - 1895)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1821 - 1876)*
    Robert Cantrell (1823 - 1903)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Old Bildad Cemetery
    Keltonburg
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA

    Created by: Linda Jonas
    Record added: Mar 07, 2009
    Find A Grave Memorial# 34562544

    Religion:
    Primitive Baptists, are also known as Hard Shell Baptists, Anti-Mission Baptists, or Old School Baptists. The adjective "Primitive" in the name has the sense of "original".

    Reported in 1920...

    BAPTISTS, Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit, had their origin in the preaching and ultra-Calvinistic doctrines of Daniel Parker, a Baptist elder and preacher of Tennessee. Parker, who was ordained in 1806 in Tennessee became one of the strongest opponents of the organized work of the Church. In 1817 he moved to Illinois, where he continued his opposition to the work and organization of the regular Church for 19 years. Later he went to Texas. In various pamphlets (1826-29) Parker made public some very peculiar theories he held concerning the introduction and perpetuation of evil in the human race. According to these beliefs, God, when He created Adam and Eve, infused into them particles of Himself, thus making them altogether good; the devil corrupted them by infusing into them particles of himelf. Eve, by predestination, brought forth a certain number of good and a certain number of bad offsprings; and all her daughters after her were predestined to do likewise. The atonement, according to Parker, applies only to those born of the good seed, those born of the bad being absolutely lost. This Baptist sect is uncompromisingly opposed to "all human institutions." They are found in 21 States and have nearly 500 churches and nearly 13,000 members.

    Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists. More information on this ancient Baptist sub-set found on Wikipedia...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit_Predestinarian_Baptists [2]

    Isaac married Nancy Adcock C. 1810, (Spartanburg County, South Carolina). Nancy (daughter of Leonard Adcock and Jane LNU) was born 0___ 1785, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 0Feb 1872, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Nancy Adcock was born 0___ 1785, Spartanburg County, South Carolina (daughter of Leonard Adcock and Jane LNU); died 0Feb 1872, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: widow

    Children:
    1. 6. Leonard Cantrell was born 4 Oct 1811, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 2 Jan 1895, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Eleander "Nellie" Cantrell was born 1819, Warren County, Tennessee; died Mississippi.
    3. Samuel Benjamin Cantrell was born 1810-1820, (DeKalb County, Tennessee).
    4. Isaac Cantrell, Jr. was born 16 Mar 1821, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 10 Oct 1876, Wright County, Missouri; was buried Montgomery Cemetery, Wright Couny, Missouri.
    5. Robert Cantrell was born 9 Nov 1823, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 9 Feb 1903, Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee; was buried Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee.
    6. Jane Cantrell was born 1825, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 1870'S, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  7. 14.  Julius Webb was born ~ 1787, Rutherford County, North Carolina (son of John Byars "Byars" Webb, Jr. and Mary Webb); died EARLY 1834, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer
    • Probate: 3 Apr 1837, Warren County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    Each child/legatee received $58.47 after his estate was liquidated...DAH

    Julius married Hannah Watkins ~ 1812, (Warren County) Tennessee. Hannah (daughter of Daniel Watkins, Sr. and Elizabeth Byars) was born 15 Jul 1796, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 10 Aug 1867, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Hannah Watkins was born 15 Jul 1796, Rutherford County, North Carolina (daughter of Daniel Watkins, Sr. and Elizabeth Byars); died 10 Aug 1867, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Living with her daughter, Martha, during 1860 census...DAH.

    Children:
    1. 7. Elizabeth "Betsey" Webb was born 20 Mar 1813, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 May 1873, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Daniel Watkins "Wat" Webb was born 14 May 1815, Warren County, Tennessee; died 23 Sep 1868, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Irena Webb was born 0Mar 1819, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 14 Mar 1860, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Fatima Webb was born 27 Aug 1822, Tennessee; died 22 Mar 1894, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Evan Watkins Webb was born 22 Feb 1825, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 22 Mar 1887, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    6. Miriam Minerva "Minerva" Webb was born 28 Jun 1827, Warren County, Tennessee; died 2 Mar 1901, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Caney Fork Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    7. Martha Jane Webb was born 20 Jan 1830, Warren County, Tennessee; died 0Jun 1913, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. Mourning J(ane) Webb was born 0___ 1831, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died After 1880, Warren County, Tennessee.


Generation: 5

  1. 16.  Solomon Redman was born 30 Aug 1730, Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia; died 1 Jul 1811, Richmond County, Virginia.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Solomon Redmon

    Solomon — Catherine Joseph. Catherine was born 1732, Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia; died 1763, Culpeper County, Virginia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 17.  Catherine Joseph was born 1732, Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia; died 1763, Culpeper County, Virginia.
    Children:
    1. 8. Harmon Redmon was born 0___ 1756, Westmoreland, Culpeper County, Virginia; died 1 Oct 1842, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  3. 20.  Robert Edward "Edwin" Bain was born 0___ 1760, Virginia (son of Peter Bain and unnamed spouse); died 12 Oct 1812, Greeneville County, South Carolina.

    Notes:

    Robert Edward Bain (son of Peter Bain and Unknown) was born 1760 in Virginia, and died October 12, 1812 in Greenville, South Carolina.He married Rachel Sarah Flaker.

    Includes NotesNotes for Robert Edward Bain:

    Robert Edward Bain signed all legal documents "Edwin Bain" prpbably because there was another Robert Edward Bain in Albemarle Cty., Va.

    Children of Robert Edward Bain and Rachel Sarah Flaker are:

    +Archibald Bain, b. 1776, Albemarle, Virginia, d. September 30, 1863, DeKalb Cty., Tn.
    Johnson Bain, b. 1779, Fluvanna Cty., Virginia, d. Abt. 1860.
    George Bain, b. Abt. 1782, d. date unknown.
    +Peter Bain, b. 1783, Fluvanna Cty., Virginia, d. February 1851, DeKalb Cty., Tn.
    +David Bain, b. Abt. 1787, Fluvanna Cty., Virginia, d. October 08, 1863, Morgan Cty., Alabama.
    Richard Bain, b. September 13, 1789, Westmoreland Cty., Va?, d. date unknown.
    John K. Bain, b. 1791, Fluvanna Cty., Virginia, d. date unknown.
    Charles Bain, b. October 01, 1795, d. date unknown.
    Andrew Bain, b. Bef. 1800, Greenville Cty., NC, d. date unknown.

    Robert married Rachel Sarah Fletcher (Virginia). Rachel was born 0___ 1760, Virginia; died 30 Nov 1870. [Group Sheet]


  4. 21.  Rachel Sarah Fletcher was born 0___ 1760, Virginia; died 30 Nov 1870.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Rachel Sarah Flaker

    Children:
    1. 10. Archibald Bain was born 0___ 1778, Albermarle County, Virginia; died 30 Sep 1863, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Johnson Bain was born 0___ 1779, Fluvanna County, Virginia; died ~ 1850.
    3. George Bain was born ~ 1782.
    4. David Bain was born ~ 1787, Fluvanna County, Virginia; died 8 Oct 1863, Morgan County, Alabama.
    5. Richard Bain was born 13 Sep 1789, (Westmoreland County) Virginia.
    6. John K. Bain was born 0___ 1791, Fluvanna County, Virginia.
    7. Peter Bain was born 1784-1794, Fluvanna County, Virginia; died 0Feb 1851, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Bain Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. Charles Bain was born 1 Oct 1795.
    9. Andrew Bain was born Bef 1800, Greenville County, South Carolina.

  5. 22.  John Spencer was born 0___ 1757, Bedford County, Virginia; died 0___ 1825, Gibson County, Tennessee.

    John married Ann Kerr (Virginia). Ann was born (~ 1760), (Virginia). [Group Sheet]


  6. 23.  Ann Kerr was born (~ 1760), (Virginia).
    Children:
    1. 11. Mary Ann Spencer was born 0___ 1787, Burke County, North Carolina; died Bef 1870, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  7. 24.  John "Miller John" Cantrell was born 0___ 1757, Orange County, North Carolina (son of John Cantrell, Sr. and Hannah Jane Brittain); died 17 Oct 1825, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Military: Revolutionary War Patriot
    • Will: 30 Mar 1823, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

    Notes:

    Birth: 1757
    Orange County
    North Carolina, USA
    Death: Oct. 17, 1825
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA


    Family links:
    Parents:
    John Cantrell (1724 - 1803)

    Spouse:
    Elizabeth Cantrell Cantrell (1761 - 1832)*

    Children:
    Elizabeth Cantrell Adcock (1788 - 1839)*
    Berryman Cantrell (1799 - 1866)*

    Siblings:
    Abraham Cantrell (1744 - 1826)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1745 - 1804)*
    Joseph Cantrell (1748 - 1804)*
    John Cantrell (1757 - 1825)
    Thomas Cantrell (1761 - 1830)*
    Thomas Cantrell (1761 - 1830)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    Chesnee
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA

    Created by: Linda Jonas
    Record added: Oct 08, 2008
    Find A Grave Memorial# 30423139

    end of profile

    "I, John Cantrell, of the State of South Carolina, and the County of Spartanburg, being of sound mind and memory, do make and constitute this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say, I recommend my soul to God and my body to a Christian burial.

    First: I will that all my just debts be paid, also I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Anna Turner, one-hundred acres of land, more or less, lying on the Maple Swamp, on both sides of the creek.

    I also give and bequeath unto my daughter, Synthia, one bed and two pillows and slips, four cover lids, one bed quilt, six sheets, one chest, one pot, one oven, one wheel and table pair of cards.

    I give and bequeath unto my loving wife, Elizabeth Cantrell, the remainder of my estate, both real and personal, during the time of her natural life, or widowhood, to be equally divided amongst my children, at her death, that is to say, Abraham, Isaac, and my daughter Tilitha's heirs, and Betsey,
    William, Polly, Martin, Berry, Anna, Sally and her heirs, and Synthia; also twenty-five dollars to be given to my grand-daughter, Janny Robbins.

    Lastly, I appoint my three sons, William Cantrell, Martin Cantrell and Berry Cantrell, executors of this last Will and Testament.

    In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand andseal this 30th day of March, 1823.

    (signed) John Cantrell
    Test:
    Lanceford Cantrell
    George Cantrell
    Nimrod Cantrell"

    end of Last Will & Testament

    _____

    Revolutionary Patriot from the Salisbury District.

    end of note

    John married Elizabeth Cantrell (~ 1775), Guilford County, North Carolina. Elizabeth (daughter of Isaac Thornton Cantrell and Talitha Cloud) was born 0___ 1761, Orange County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1832, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  8. 25.  Elizabeth Cantrell was born 0___ 1761, Orange County, North Carolina (daughter of Isaac Thornton Cantrell and Talitha Cloud); died 0___ 1832, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

    Notes:

    Married:
    She married John (The miller) Cantrell. He was the son of John Cantrell and a first cousin to Elizabeth.

    Children:
    1. Anna Cantrell was born April 1776, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    2. Cynthia Cantrell was born 1777, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    3. 12. Isaac Cantrell, Sr. was born 24 May 1782, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 18 Jun 1840, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Elizabeth Cantrell was born 0Sep 1785, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 11 Dec 1839, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. William Cantrell was born 1 Jun 1787, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    6. Mary "Polly" Cantrell was born 10 Sep 1789, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    7. Martin Cantrell was born 1791, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    8. Berry Cantrell was born 1793, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    9. Sarah "Sallie" Cantrell was born 1794, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    10. Tabitha Cantrell was born 1797, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

  9. 26.  Leonard Adcock was born Abt 1750, Granville County, North Carolina; died 28 Jun 1831, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Military: Revolutionary War Patriot

    Notes:

    Captain in the Revolution.

    Posted By: Nathan M. LORANCE
    Email: nmlorance@yahoo.com
    Subject: Capt. Leonard ADCOCK born c1750
    Post Date: March 14, 2001 at 21:44:32
    Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/adcock/messages/666.html
    Forum: Adcock Family Genealogy Forum
    Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/adcock/


    Capt. Leonard ADCOCK was born c1750-Granville,N.C. & died 28 JUNE 1831-Warren(later known as DeKalb),TN. in the househould of his daughter and son-in-law Robert & Jane(ADCOCK)MARTIN.
    He married c1775-Spartanburg,S.C. to Jane(unknown)who was born c1754 & died 27 MARCH 1827-Warren(later known as DeKalb),TN.

    Their Children are as follows................

    1) Leonard ADCOCK,3rd born c1776-Spartanburg,S.C. & died 29 SEP.1845-DeKalb,TN.

    2) William ADCOCK born c1778-Spartanburg,S.C. & died 11 MARCH 1864-DeKalb,TN. He married c1800-Spartanburg,S.C. to Frances BELLENGER.

    3) Mary Elizabeth ADCOCK born c1780-Spartanburg,S.C. & She married c1802-Spartanburg,S.C. to David MORROW,Sr.

    4) David ADCOCK born 12 APRIL 1781-Spartanburg,S.C. & died 1 FEB.1851-DeKalb,TN. Buried in Old Bildad Baptist Church Cemetery,DeKalb,TN. He married c1808-Spartanburg,S.C. to Sarah Elizabeth CANTRELL.[dau. of John Miller CANTRELL & Elizabeth CANTRELL].

    5) Benjamin ADCOCK born c1783-Spartanburg,S.C. & died c1848-DeKalb,TN.

    6) Joshua Crockett ADCOCK born c1785-Spartanburg,S.C. & died c1875-DeKalb,TN. He married c1820-Warren,TN. to Hannah(unknown).

    7) Nancy ADCOCK born 1790-Spartanburg,S.C. & died FEB.1872-DeKalb,TN. Buried in Old Bildad Baptist Church Cemetery,DeKalb,TN. She married c1810-Spartanburg,S.C. to Isaac CANTRELL,Sr.[son of John Miller CANTRELL & Elizabeth CANTRELL].

    8) Lott ADCOCK born c1792-Spartanburg,S.C. & died between the 1870 & 1880 Census'-DeKalb,TN. He married c1810-Spartanburg,S.C. to Mary A. GREEN.

    9) Isaac ADCOCK born c1794-Spartanburg,S.C. & died 12 MARCH 1871-DeKalb,TN. He married 1820-Warren,TN. to Thomason PATE[granddaughter of Anthony PATE].

    10) Jane ADCOCK born 1796-Spartanburg,S.C. & died SEP.1881-DeKalb,TN. Buried in Old Caney Fork Cemetery,Warren,TN. She married 1819-Warren,TN. to Robert MARTIN[son of John MARTIN & Catharine CANTRELL].

    I hope this clarifies any missgiving's on this family! :)


    Leonard married Jane LNU (Spartanburg County, South Carolina). Jane was born Abt 1754, (Spartanburg County, South Carolina); died 27 Mar 1828, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  10. 27.  Jane LNU was born Abt 1754, (Spartanburg County, South Carolina); died 27 Mar 1828, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Probably a daughter of Isaac Cantrell as her husband witnessed court papers for same...DAH/ID #3978

    Children:
    1. William Adcock was born 0___ 1778, (Spartanburg County) South Carolina; died 11 Mar 1864, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. David Adcock was born 13 Apr 1781, Granville County, North Carolina; died 1 Feb 1851, (DeKalb County, Tennessee); was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. 13. Nancy Adcock was born 0___ 1785, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 0Feb 1872, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Lot Adcock, Sr. was born Abt 1792, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died Bef 1880, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Jane "Jennie" Adcock was born 0___ 1796, (Spartanburg County, South Carolina); died 0Sep 1881, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Caney Fork Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    6. Isaac Adcock was born 0___ 1795, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 12 Mar 1871, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    7. Preston Adcock was born Abt 1789.

  11. 28.  John Byars "Byars" Webb, Jr. was born 0___ 1762, (Orange County) North Carolina (son of John Webb and Sarah Byars); died 1835-1840, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: miller

    Notes:

    Jesse Webb, c. 1767, connected with Elisha in Spartanburg,SC.
    Townsend was his father-in-law.

    *

    More Content:

    "I think it probable that JOHN BYARS WEBB (father of Julius Webb who married Hannah Watkins) was related in some way to Nathan Byars, possibly a nephew or cousin. Maybe someday we can find that link." ...Tommy Webb, letter dated August 4, 1992.

    He is a nephew to Nathan...DAH

    *

    John married Mary Webb cir 1782, (Rutherford County) North Carolina. Mary was born 0___ 1764, North Carolina; died After 1830, (Tennessee). [Group Sheet]


  12. 29.  Mary Webb was born 0___ 1764, North Carolina; died After 1830, (Tennessee).

    Notes:

    Re 1830-1860 Warren County Censuses.

    Children:
    1. 14. Julius Webb was born ~ 1787, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died EARLY 1834, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. Didama Webb was born 0___ 1793, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1857, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Henrietta Webb was born 1799, (Rutherford County) North Carolina.
    4. Byars Webb was born 23 Dec 1804, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 23 Nov 1863, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Concord Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.

  13. 30.  Daniel Watkins, Sr. was born 0___ 1770, Rutherford County, North Carolina (son of Peter Watkins and Hannah Reynolds); died 0___ 1800, Rutherford County, North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Will: 23 May 1800, Rutherford County, North Carolina
    • Probate: 0Jul 1800, Rutherford County, North Carolina

    Notes:

    Will made 23 May 1880, proved July Term 1800, Rutherford Co.,NC. Killed by a horse...Tucker.

    Died:
    Killed by a horse...Tucker.

    Daniel married Elizabeth Byars 1787-1788, (Caswell County, North Carolina). Elizabeth (daughter of Nathan Byars and Drucilla Harrelson) was born 1 Jan 1775, (Caswell County, North Carolina); died (Warren County, Tennessee). [Group Sheet]


  14. 31.  Elizabeth Byars was born 1 Jan 1775, (Caswell County, North Carolina) (daughter of Nathan Byars and Drucilla Harrelson); died (Warren County, Tennessee).
    Children:
    1. Evan Watkins was born 1789, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died BY 1825, Jefferson County, Alabama.
    2. 15. Hannah Watkins was born 15 Jul 1796, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 10 Aug 1867, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Daniel Watkins, Jr. was born 1 Jan 1800, Buncombe County, North Carolina; died 26 Oct 1888, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama; was buried Union Hill Cemetery, Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama.


Generation: 6

  1. 40.  Peter Bain was born Bef 1738, (Scotland).

    Peter married unnamed spouse (Scotland). unnamed was born (Scotland). [Group Sheet]


  2. 41.  unnamed spouse was born (Scotland).
    Children:
    1. 20. Robert Edward "Edwin" Bain was born 0___ 1760, Virginia; died 12 Oct 1812, Greeneville County, South Carolina.

  3. 48.  John Cantrell, Sr. was born 6 Oct 1724, New Castle County, Delaware (son of Joseph C. Cantrell and Catherine LNU); died 0Feb 1803, Spartanburg, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Miller
    • Religion: Baptist Preacher
    • Baptism: 25 Mar 1726, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Notes:

    Birth: Oct. 6, 1724
    New Castle County
    Delaware, USA
    Death: Feb., 1803
    South Carolina, USA

    Husband of Miss Brittian and Jane. 1st Spouse: Hannah Brittian (1725-1769)


    "John Cantrell, Sr., was a miller and Baptist Minester. He helped establish the Buck Creek Baptist Chruch in Buck Creek, Sportanburg Co., South Carolina. He served as Pastor from 1800 to 1803. John is burried in Cantrell Family Cemetery. John had a brother by the name of Isaac Cantrell who was also a Baptist preacher at Buck Creek Baptist Church. The Cantrell Cemetery is near the the Buck Creek Baptist Chruch: Information from: Earnest H. Cantrell, Route 1, Box 50, Beaverton, Al. 35544, (1989)'".

    JOHN3 CANTRELL (JOSEPH2 CANTRILL, RICHARD1) was born October 1724 in New Castle, DE, and died 1803 in Spartanburg Co, SC. He married (1) ?? BRITTAIN. He married (2) JANE.

    John was in Rockingham Co NC before the Revolution. He later moved to Spartanburg Co SC, where he owned over 800 acres on Buck Creek in the 96th District. One of the first members of the Buck Creek Baptist Church, son Isaac was a messenger there. Sons Abraham, Stephen and Moses administered his estate. His first 17 sons were by his first wife, four sons and two daughters by his second. There were supposedly a number of twins in the family, and for the sake of his first wife, let us fervently hope so.

    According to the Cantrell family file folder in the Georgia Archives, "Aaron, Simon and Peter were captured during the Revolution and were condemned to be shot. Tradition says Peter was shot, and Aaron & Peter [sic] escaped." The three were also supposedly scouts in Gen. Marion's army.

    Children of John Cantrell and ?? Brittain are:

    i. ABRAHAM4 CANTRELL, b. ca 1744, New Castle.
    ii. ISAAC CANTRELL, b. 1745, New Castle, DE; d. ca 1808, Spartanburg Co, SC.
    iii. JACOB CANTRELL, b. New Castle.
    iv. JOSEPH CANTRELL, b. New Castle.
    v. STEPHEN CANTRELL, b. ca 1749, New Castle.
    vi. JOHN CANTRELL, b. ca 1751, New Castle.
    vii. CHARLES CANTRELL, m. SARAH MURRAY, 1772, Greensboro, NC.
    viii. JOSHUA CANTRELL.
    ix. AARON CANTRELL.
    x. SIMON CANTRELL.
    xi. PETER CANTRELL.
    xii. THOMAS CANTRELL, b. 1761; d. 1830; m. ELIZABETH NORRIS.
    xiii. REUBEN CANTRELL.
    xiv. EDWARD CANTRELL.
    xv. BENJAMIN CANTRELL.
    xvi. BRITTAIN CANTRELL.
    xvii. JAMES CANTRELL.

    Children of John Cantrell and Jane are:

    xviii. WILLIAM4 CANTRELL.
    xix. MOSES CANTRELL.
    xx. DANIEL CANTRELL.
    xxi. GABRIEL CANTRELL.
    xxii. DAUGHTER CANTRELL.
    xxiii. DAUGHTER CANTRELL.
    *************************


    Incidentally, I'm told there is no name John Miller Cantrell. Rather, "Old" John Cantrell who m. Miss Brittain had a son who was known as "Miller" John Cantrell because he owned a mill in SC. That's the John who m. Elizabeth Cantrell. Since my husband apparently doesn't have that line, I'm not getting excited about it but it is a point of interest and clarification if true.

    The Cantrell name orginated in France, and was spelled CHANTELLE. The first Cantrell to be recorded in England was during the rain of King John 1199, AD. He was William Cantrell. The first Cantrell to be married in America was also a William Cantrell, the nineth in line fron the first William Cantrell. William Cantrell arrived on the Ship Phenix, at Jamestown, Vergnine 1608. This William Cantrell is known as the Progenitor of most of the Cantrell's in America.

    From the area of Philadelphia, Pa., the Cantrell's Migroated as "Mishionaries of the Mother Baptist Church" south to North and South Carolines. John Centrell Sr. after service in the Rev. War from N. C. settled in a place called Bucks Creek.

    The Bucks Creek Baptist Church is still standing. The Cantrell family Cemetery is a stort destance away. John Cantrell Sr. is beruied in this cemetery.

    John CANTRELL Sr. was a miller and Baptist Minester. He helped establish the Bucks Creek Baptist Church in Buck Creek, [Sportanburg Co.] S. C. Served as Pastor from 1800 to 1803. John is burried in Cantrell Family Cemetery. John had a brother by the name of Isaac Cantrell. Isaac also was pastor of the Bucks Creek Baptist Church. The Cantrell Cemetery is near the Bucks Creek Baptist Church.



    Notes from Carl D. Cantrell:

    He was married twice. He had seventeen sons by his first wife _______ Brittian and four sons and two daughters by his second wife Jane ______. We have heard from several that there were a number of twins in this large family. He died in 1803 and his sons Abraham, Stephen and Moses administered upon his estate.

    There are may traditions in the family regarding John Cantrell and his family and their moving to the Carolinas, but the exact date of his leaving New Castle county is not known. It is known, however, that he was living in Rockingham county, or what is now that county, North Carolina, before the Revolutionary War, and shortly after the war he moved to Ninety Six District, now Spartanburg county, SC, where he owned over eight hundred acres of land on Buck creek, waters of the Pacolet river. John Cantrell and his family were devoted and active members in the Buck creek Baptist church and some of his descendants still attend this old church. There is not reliable authority for a correct tabulation for any but the first three of the children of John Cantrell and we have endeavored to make the list correct from records, rather than from lists furnished from memory by his descendants. His father moved to the big valley of Virginia before John reached his teens. In 1738, his father was living in Orange county, Virginia. He spent all of his life as a farmer. We don't know what education he had but he probably received what ever was available to frontier lads. The family genealogist stated that he married two times and, from the ages of the children, this is probably true. She stated that his 1st wife was a Miss Brittain. She was probably a sister of Joseph Brittain, who lived near John in North Carolina and who is mentioned in the records of his brother, Joseph, in 1759, in Rowan county. The marriage was probably somewhere in the valley of Virginia. In the 18th century, families from Pennsylvania filtered down through the Great Valley of Virginia to the Piedmont Plateau of the Carolinas.

    The family had become associated with the Baptist Church and Isaac, John's brother, was ordained a minister. The family settled in the "Land of Eden," Granville county, North Carolina, which became Orange county in September, 1752. John is first located on a tax list submitted by the Sheriff in 1754. The list was for two white polls. His brother Isaac received a land grant for 202 acres of land in Orange county, November 13, 1756. He sold this land to John on March 13, 1759. The deed was witnessed by James Watson. The land was on a ridge between the waters of County Line Creek and Jordons Creek. The land was about seven miles north of the Upper Branch of the Haw River, on the waters of Wolf Island Creek which was a branch of the Dan River to the north. It is about two miles north of the present town of Reidsville, Rockingham county, North Carolina. After the tax list of 1754, the next time we find John is in the Minutes of the Orange County Records, when he is sued by James Cary Jr. on a debt in the December court of 1758. In the Court of September, 1759, he and his brother Joseph were on a road jury to lay out a road from Hogna's Creek to the county courthouse. He and William Savage were appointed Overseers of the road. In August, 1760, they were appointed to another road jury to lay out a road from Daniel McGullon's plantation to Taylors road leading to the court house. He was appointed overseer to the lower section. In August, 1763, Henry Cobb was appointed to replace John on the Lower town road, and in May, 1765, John Morrow was appointed Overseer in place of John on the other road. In May, 1766, John was appointed Overseer of a road in place of William Laughlin. On November 12, 1765, John sold his 202 acres of land to William Jones. No record of his having purchased other land are found in Orange county records. Guilford county, North Carolina, was formed in 1771 from the western part of Orange county. John and his family lived in the northern part of this new county, and this area became Rockingham county in 1785. But, by this time John and his family and many others in the area had moved south westward down the Piedmont Plateau to the 96th District of South Carolina. When this move was made has not been firmly established but it appears to have been shortly after the close of the Revolutionary War. His 1st wife died and he married Jane________.

    The 1st wife is probably buried at the Wolf Island Baptist Church Cemetery. The church was formed in 1777 by his brother, Isaac, on a part of his 770 acre farm. Isaac's 1st wife died in the area and she was probably buried on the ridge where the church was built. John's wife is probably buried at the same burial place. In the 1960s, the field markers were removed to facilitate mowing. It was estimated that there were probably one hundred unmarked graves in the cemetery. The family genealogist stated that he had seventeen sons by the 1st wife and four sons and two daughters by the 2nd wife. She admitted there was no reliable authority for a correct tabulation for the listed children of John except for the first three. She had heard the tradition of the Cantrell with twenty-one sons and though there was available evidence that Isaac was more likely to have had the twenty-one sons, she attributed them to John and preceded to compile a list of twenty-one. We now know that two of the listed sons were not Cantrells but Curtis. This was due to a misreading of the 1790 census. We know that at least three of the children listed were nephews, sons of brother Isaac. Two sons listed were never located on census reports or other records, but this does not mean that they did not exist, so we end up with a list of sixteen sons. Because two daughters of John were born during the years of the 1st marriage, we can assume there were at least four daughters.

    Soon after John arrived in the 96th District, later Spartanburg county, South Carolina, he acquired 800 acres of land on Buck Creek, waters of the Pacolet River. Later his brother Isaac and many of his sons and nephews also acquired land in the area.

    In 1790, John is listed as head of household in the census of the 96th District. He had one son under sixteen and two daughters at home. Many family names on this census were familiar names first located in the court records of Orange county, North Carolina. We have assumed that John and his brothers were the first to use the spelling of the family name as Cantrell, but now we find his father, Joseph used this spelling in 1758 in Virginia. The history of the South Carolina Baptist Church gives statistics for the Buck Creek Baptist Church for the period 1790-1800. This church claims to have been a constituted body since 1779. Situated near Pacolet River about twelve miles northeast of Spartanburg, it became a constituent of the Bethel Association in 1789. In 1790, the church had 78 members. When John's brother, Isaac moved south in 1795, he became the minister there from 1796 though 1798. John was a messenger to the Bethel Association from 1797 though 1799. In 1800, John is listed as the minister.

    The church building has been rebuilt several times in the past 200 years. At the present time, there is a new, large, red brick church building across the road from the old church location and the cemetery. It is located on a hill, about a quarter of a mile north of the mouth of Buck Creek, about 2 miles west of Mayo. Descendants of the family are still members of the church. John was not listed as the head of household in the 1800 census of South Carolina, but his was listed in the household of his son, Moses, age 36. The household listed a male and female over 45 years of age. We know that John owned three slaves and the listing for Moses had 3 slaves listed. John died February, 1803, and three sons, Abraham, Stephen, and Moses were appointed administrators of the estate. The probate was recorded in Deed book "L" page 193. His widow, Jane, received a dower settlement. In the last several years, a number of researchers have tried to locate this deed book without success. John is probably buried at the Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The center of the cemetery has at least one hundred graves marked by fieldstones with only graves since the 1850s containing information on the stones. Jane is not listed as head of household on the 1810 census. She was probably living in the household of a married daughter.


    Family links:
    Parents:
    Joseph Cantrell (1695 - 1755)
    Catherine Cantrell (1697 - 1755)

    Spouse:
    Hannah Brittain Cantrell (1724 - 1769)*

    Children:
    Abraham Cantrell (1744 - 1826)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1745 - 1804)*
    Joseph Cantrell (1748 - 1804)*
    John Cantrell (1757 - 1825)*
    Thomas Cantrell (1761 - 1830)*
    Thomas Cantrell (1761 - 1830)*

    Siblings:
    Hannah Cantrell (1720 - ____)*
    John Cantrell (1724 - 1803)
    Joseph Cantrell (1726 - 1804)*
    Zebulon Cantrell (1728 - 1765)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1729 - 1805)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    Chesnee
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA

    Created by: Imagraver
    Record added: May 19, 2013
    Find A Grave Memorial# 110842689

    Birth:
    formerly New Castle Co., PA

    Baptism:
    at Holy Trinity (Old Swedes Church)

    John married Hannah Jane Brittain 0___ 1743, New Castle County, Delaware. Hannah (daughter of John Brittain and Elizabeth LNU) was born 0___ 1725, New Castle County, Delaware; died 0___ 1769, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  4. 49.  Hannah Jane Brittain was born 0___ 1725, New Castle County, Delaware (daughter of John Brittain and Elizabeth LNU); died 0___ 1769, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: 0___ 1724, New Castle County, Delaware

    Notes:

    She was probably a sister of Joseph Brittain who lived near John in NC and who is mentioned in the records of Orange Co.,NC.

    There is also a James Britton who was on a tax list with his brother, Joseph, in 1789, in Rowan Co.,NC

    Children:
    1. Abraham Cantrell was born 0___ 1744, Virginia; died 0___ 1826, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Jacob Cantrell was born 0___ 1744, North Carolina; died 0___ 1790, North Carolina.
    3. Isaac M. Cantrell was born 0___ 1745, New Castle County, Delaware; died 0___ 1804, Tennessee; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    4. Joseph Cantrell was born 1748, Virginia.
    5. Stephen Cantrell was born 1749.
    6. James Cantrell
    7. Susan Cantrell
    8. Charles Cantrell was born C. 1752; died C. 1840, Sevier County, Arkansas.
    9. 24. John "Miller John" Cantrell was born 0___ 1757, Orange County, North Carolina; died 17 Oct 1825, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    10. Brittain Cantrell was born 0___ 1759.
    11. Thomas Cantrell was born 23 Jan 1761, Caswell County, North Carolina; died 25 Sep 1830, (DeKalb County, Tennessee); was buried Williamsburg Cemetery, McMinn County, Tennessee.
    12. Aaron Cantrell
    13. Moses Cantrell was born South Carolina.
    14. Simon Cantrell
    15. Gabriel Cantrell

  5. 50.  Isaac Thornton Cantrell was born 27 Jan 1729, New Castle County, Delaware (son of Joseph C. Cantrell and Catherine LNU); died 23 Aug 1805, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: Primitive Baptist Elder

    Notes:

    IBirth: Jan. 27, 1729
    New Castle County
    Delaware, USA
    Death: Aug. 23, 1805
    Chesnee
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA

    Isaac Cantrell was the son of Joseph and Catharina Cantrell of Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE. He was the pastor of the Buck Creek Baptist Church from 1796-1799. He is probably buried in the Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with a field stone marker. He was the husband of 3 wives: Talitha, Elizabeth, and Mary and the father of 25 children.


    Family links:
    Parents:
    Joseph Cantrell (1695 - 1755)
    Catherine Cantrell (1697 - 1755)

    Spouses:
    Talitha Cloud Cantrell (1729 - 1768)
    Elizabeth Cantrell (1731 - 1768)
    Mary Linder Cantrell (1755 - 1844)*

    Children:
    Jacob Cantrell (1752 - 1813)*
    Robert Cantrell (1753 - 1787)*
    Mary Cantrell Bethel (1754 - 1820)*
    Thomas Cantrell (1755 - 1833)*
    Reuben Cantrell (1757 - 1808)*
    Elijah Cantrell (1758 - ____)*
    Charles Cantrell (1759 - 1835)*
    Elizabeth Cantrell Cantrell (1761 - 1832)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1763 - ____)*
    Richard Cantrell (1764 - ____)*
    John Cantrell (1765 - 1826)*
    James Cantrell (1767 - 1838)*
    Benjamin Cantrell (1768 - 1846)*
    Sarah Cantrell Pirkle (1769 - 1819)*
    Daniel Cantrell (1770 - 1841)*
    Peter Cantrell (1772 - 1848)*
    unknown Cantrell Pirtle (1773 - ____)*
    Abraham Cantrell (1774 - 1858)*
    Nimrod Cantrell (1780 - ____)*
    Mark Cantrell (1782 - ____)*
    Caleb Cantrell (1785 - 1851)*
    Lanceford Cantrell (1787 - ____)*
    Enoch Cantrell (1789 - 1844)*

    Siblings:
    Hannah Cantrell (1720 - ____)*
    John Cantrell (1724 - 1803)*
    Joseph Cantrell (1726 - 1804)*
    Zebulon Cantrell (1728 - 1765)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1729 - 1805)

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    Chesnee
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA

    Created by: jcq
    Record added: Nov 09, 2008
    Find A Grave Memorial# 31250529

    end of profile

    Following information from notes compiled through the CantrellCousin Project.......... First, NOTES from Warren G. Cantrell ..........

    "One of Isaac's descendants stated in 1928 that Isaac married first, Talitha Cloud, and that she was a granddaughter of William Cloud, of County of Wilts, England, who bought 500 acres of land from William Penn, came over in 1682, landed at Philadelphia, and after tarrying awhile in or near that city went far into the woods, settling at length, in what is now the town of Concord, in Delaware County, PA. His house was just across the state line from New Castle Co. As the eldest child of Isaac was born in 1751, we can assume that the marriage was about 1750 and it would indicate that if Talitha was a Cloud, then her parents had also lived in the big valley of VA.
    We know that Isaac became an ordained Minister of the Baptist Church. There is no doubt that the last 60 years of Isaac and John Cantrell's lives, they devoted much of their energy to God's work and they became part of God's design for America. Hundreds of descendants have followed in their footsteps."

    Isaac is first located in the county records of Old Orange Co., NC 14 Dec. 1756, when he purchased 200 acres of land from the Earl of Granville and the deed was witnessed by Wm. Churton. In the Caswell Co. land grants, we find where Isaac was granted 202 acres of land on a ridge between the waters of County Line Creek and Jordon Creek. He sold this same land to his brother, John, 13 March 1759, and the sale was witnessed by James Watson. On the 10th of Nov. 1761, he purchased 280 acres of land from Robert Cate, Sr. and the deed was witnessed by Robert Cate, Jr. A purchase of 115 acres on the Northeast side of Haw River below Collins Creek is recorded 30 July 1760 in Caswell Co. land records and 13 Aug. 1765 in Orange Co., as a purchase from the Earl of Granville.

    On the 26th of April 1768, he sold 300 acres to Henry Pickett Jr. and the deed was witnessed by Thomas Cate. In the Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Orange Co. in the Province of No. Carolina, Court of Aug. 1764 at Childsburg which was then the name of the county seat, changed to Hillsboro in 1766, Isaac was appointed to a Grand Jury that was called and sworn. In the same Court, Isaac and other neighbors were appointed to a Road Jury to lay out a road to Tinnigs Mill, thense to Crow's Ford, thense to Cape Fare Road and to make a report to next Court.

    A church, Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church, was formed by Isaac Cantrell and he was pastor of the Church for over twenty years. The Rockingham County Court Minutes indicate that the Church was locally known as "Cantrell's Meeting House" as early as 1785 and as late as 1807. It is noted that the first known pastors of Wolf Island Church owned and lived on the same farm. The land was first owned by Isaac Cantrell who sold the property to Clement Whittemore in 1798. In 1803 Whittemore sold the land to Thomas Moore, who deeded part of the farm to his son-in-law Robert Shreve in 1831. Robert Shreve was a step-son of Robert Cantrell, grandson of Isaac Cantrell. There are many purchases, sales and witnesses of deeds by Isaac Cantrell until he migrated to the old 96th District of SC.

    end of comment

    Isaac Cantrell Estate Papers--File 736, Spartanburg County, S.C. & Court of Common Pleas, Judgement Roll #302

    According to Annette Pirkle Starr, Isaac Cantrell died in Spartanburg SC and left a will dated Aug.23, 1805. She also stated that he had (at least rwp) two wives, Talitha CLOUD and Mary LINDER. Mary is shown as the widow in the following documents. John Pirtle, George Purtle, Sarah Pirtle, and Isaac Pirtle- "grandson of the said Isaac Cantrell" attended the proceedings. It's likely that John Pirtle is John Pirkle of Rockingham Co. NC, George - John's son. Sarah Pirtle is probably John's daughter-in-law, Sarah Cantrell Pirkle, wife of William Sr., in attendance with her son, Isaac K. Isaac Cantrell was born about 1733 according to Lawrence Bankston's testimony ,"He was about 72 years old."
    Rex W. Pirkle, 103 Twining, Denison TX, 75020
    rpirkle@texoma.net

    Isaac Cantrell Estate Papers--File 736, Spartanburg County, S.C. 17th February of 1806.

    Court of Ordinary met at Spartanburg Court House to try the protest of Peter Cantrell of Isaac Cantrell will as requested--the same to be proven in due form of Law.

    1. James Ezell and John Pirtle desposed that they signed the will of Isaac Cantrell at the testators request in his presence. They did not see him sign the Will nor did they sign at the same time.


    2. Lawrence Bankston He knoweth the testator about 50 years, The dec’d had a ver bad pain in his head & he the dec’d told him he thought it made him dull. He was about 72 years old. He done little by business but trusted to his wife or generally asked his wife, when a person came to settle, if it was not so and so.


    3. Isaac Young deposeth he was not in his riight senses in regard to the Church, He never agreed to anything to as to stand to it.



    4. Esq._____Turner

    He knew him for 10 years and did not think he was in proper senses. He only knew him in the Church and thought him childish in that respect and that it was common talk in the neighborhood that he was
    in his dotage, that he lay on a sick bed 2 years ond one month before he died.

    5. Capt. J. Turner

    deposeth he very often saw him and thought he was possessed of as strong a mind as the nature of his infirmanent and age would admit. The dec’d asked him to be Executor and he refused because
    the children were not all equal.

    6. John Pirtle,

    cross examined deposeth that about 14 years ago he thought was out of his senses but at the time he signed the will he was in his proper senses.

    7. James Ezell,

    cross examined says he was in his proper mind when he signed as a witness

    8. Rev. John Bankston

    He had known the dec’d from a boy. He Drew the Will contested. He signed his name as a witness and was named an Executor.. He requested the deceased to take his name out as an Executor. That he did believe that he was of disposing mind and memory, at least it was so to the last he knew and he thinks this to be same.

    9. William Garrot

    Deposeth he the dec’d was of a right mind and could do his business. That he was an industrious man, never kept an overseer and he thinks he directed his farm and he thinks he was in his proper mind. Some years ago he did not seem submissive to the church and he thought he might not be right.

    (Conclusion of protest Inquiry)

    Decided:

    That the Will as far as respects the personal property is valid and sufficiently proved. But it is not sufficient to convey the landed property.

    This 5th day of March, 1806 signed/ Gabriel Bumpap, ORD

    Cost; Surveying and examining of 8 witnesses 4 P
    6 citations and recording 15 P
    Decree 14

    end of comment

    Court of Common Pleas, Judgement Roll #302

    State of South Carolina
    Spartanburg District In Common Pleas
    To ______ __________ Alexander Cunningham, William Abbot, Mathew Abbott, & Leonard Adcock, Esq.


    Whereas Mary Cantrell & George Purtle Executors of the Last Will & testament of Isaac Cantrell deceased -- were summoned in our court of Common Pleas- before the Justices thereof-at Spartanburg Court House- to answer to Peter Cantrell - one of the sons and heirs of the said Isaac Cantrell deceased - in a pleas whereof - whereas the said

    Peter Cantrell,
    Mary Cantrell
    John Cantrell
    Enoch Cantrell
    Abraham Cantrell
    Elijah Cantrell
    Jacob Cantrell
    Richard Cantrell
    Sarah Pirtle
    Caleb Cantrell
    Nimrod Cantrell
    Mark Cantrell
    Daniel Cantrell
    Isaac Cantrell
    Benjaman Cantrell
    Charles Cantrell
    Reuben Cantrell
    Thomas Cantrell
    Lanceford Cantrell
    Isaac Pirtle, grandson of the said Isaac Cantrell deceased-hold together and undivided tract or several tracts of land

    To Wit;

    One tract of land originally granted to Reuben Dickson containing four hundred & twenty six acres on both sides of Pacolet river beginning at a black gum north side of the river running east on John
    Bankston’s line twenty-one chains to a pine thence south twenty chains to a birch on the river bank______crossing the river sixteen chains to a black jack thence south 20______twenty chains to a pine- thence north eighty______six chains to a pine on Edward Stubblefields line thence northwest on said line fifty chains to a chestnut on said river thence with the meandering of the waters to the first______., and another tract of land containing one hundred & thirty four acres orignally granted to Lawrence Bankston on the 7th of January 1799 on a branch of Pacolet River beginning at a black jack-running N.W. 80 to a post oak thence S. 35 chains to ______, thence south 18 chains to a pine thence North *0, East 25 chains to a black oak thence along said Cantrell’s line to the first station.

    And the said Peter, have desired Partition therof to be made between them- according to the form of the statue in such cases made and provided and permit not the same to be done unjustly or contrary to the statute aforesaid- and the said parties appearing in our said court before the Justices foresaid at the Spartanburg Court House_______the second Monday after the fourth Monday in October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seven -- the said defendents freely consentive that Partition should be made between them-whereupon it was considered by our said before the Justices aforesaid--of Spartanburg aforesaid, that Partion should be made between them of the premises with the appurtenances- Therefore we command you that you go in your proper persons to the premises and there in the presence of the _______by you to be forwarded if they should be willing to be present the premises with the appurtenances respect being had to the true value thereof---- you cause to be divided and laid out in the following manner (to wit)

    One-third part of the premises aforesaid you cause to be laid out, delivered and assigned to the said Mary Cantrell as her right of inheritance to the said Isaac Cantrell dec’d- and the remaining part of the premises to be divided into nineteen equal parts-(or else the value thereof) you cause the divided and assigned to each of the heirs of the said Isaac Cantrell dec’d -- one nineteenth part thereof to be holden in severatly(?)- so that neither of the said heirs may have more than respectively belongs to them and that that partition so openly & ____ made you have before our said Court the second Monday after the fourth Monday in March next & have then and there this writ.

    Witness the Honorable J.F. Grimke, Esq. 2nd Monday after 4th Monday in October 1807.

    March 25th, 1808

    In pursuance of a writ of petition of the lands and premises of Isaac Cantrell, dec’d, between the widow of the said deceased and his several heirs- To us direct from the Court of Common Pleas held at Spartanburg Court House on the 2nd Monday of the fourth Monday in October last we, William Abbott, Mathew Abbott, Alexander Cunningham, and Leonard Adcock, hath personally met on the land and premises which did belong to the said Isaac Cantrell, Deceased, and after being duly sworn proceeded as follows:

    To Wit.

    That 862 acres of land shown unto us and after duly inspecting said land, we appraised it to 650 dollars and 50 cents. Also we adjudged that Mary Cantrell, the widow of Isaac Cantrell, Dec’d that she shall have 200 acres of land laid out to her beginning 10 rods above the upper corner of her fance on the River thence running south _______by running with the old origiinal grant to Reuben Dixon from States office and the balance of the said being 662 acres of land _____ upon a credit of twelve months to be sold for the use of the said Isaac Cantrell’s heirs. Adjudged by us from the time _____ _____ the day and date above

    written, signed/

    Leonard Adcock
    Alexander Cunningham
    William W. Abbott
    Mathew Abobott

    end of comment

    Rev. Issac Cantrell NEVER had the Middle name of Throton! He was NEVER married to anyone named Talitha Cloud.. Has been documented that he was ONLY married twice. and ONLY had 19 chidren by between his TWO wives.

    Mrs. Donna L. Oglesby (#47096719)

    Donna Oglesby (dloglesby57@yahoo.com)

    end of comment

    Birth:
    formerly New Castle Co., PA

    Religion:
    Primitive Baptists, are also known as Hard Shell Baptists, Anti-Mission Baptists, or Old School Baptists. The adjective, "Primitive", in the name has the sense of "original".

    While living in New Castle County, Joseph's son, Isaac Cantrell, became associated with the Welsh Tract Baptist Church located at the foot of Iron Hill, in Pencader Hundred. It is the oldest Primitive Baptist church in America, and Isaac was probably licensed to preach by this group. As the Church was composed of Welsh People, the preaching for about one hundred years was in the Welsh language. Isaac’s mother, Catharina, was more than likely of Swedish parentage, but we know for certain that his grandmother, Dorothy Jones, was born in Wales. The Welsh language is not just a dialect of English; it is a language with an older pedigree, and a distinct one. Isaac Cantrell would have to have been fluent in the Welsh language to have been a member of this church in the 1700s.

    Isaac married Talitha Cloud Abt 1750, Rockingham County, North Carolina. Talitha (daughter of Jeremiah Cloud, The Immigrant and Elizabeth Ann Bailey) was born 0Sep 1731, New Castle County, Delaware; died 0___ 1768, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina; was buried Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  6. 51.  Talitha Cloud was born 0Sep 1731, New Castle County, Delaware (daughter of Jeremiah Cloud, The Immigrant and Elizabeth Ann Bailey); died 0___ 1768, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina; was buried Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Nancy Talitha Cloud
    • Birth: 0___ 1729, Concardville, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

    Notes:

    Talitha was the first wife of Isaac Cantrell (1733-1805) who formed the Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church in 1777 and was its pastor for over 20 years. The church was first known as "Cantrell's Meeting House".

    Isaac's first wife...Tommy Webb
    Cited as great-granddaughter of William Cloud..."Bethells..",p. 131

    http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1694344&id=I1772

    Source for "Talitha....." First Cantrell Reunion, Dallas, Texas, Sept. 16, 1995., Reta Evans and Travis Morris attended the First Cantrell reunion held in Dallas, Texas. Warren G. Cantrell has been tracing this family for approx. 40 years and he has not been able to prove the name of Isaac Cantrell's first wife. All present agreed that Talitha Cloud as his first wife has not been proven.

    Following information from notes compiled through the CantrellCousin Project.......... First, NOTES from Warren G. Cantrell ..........

    "One of Isaac's descendants stated in 1928 that Isaac married first, Talitha Cloud, and that she was a granddaughter of William Cloud, of County of Wilts, England, who bought 500 acres of land from William Penn, came over in 1682, landed at Philadelphia, and after tarrying awhile in or near that city went far into the woods, settling at length, in what is now the town of Concord, in Delaware County, PA. His house was just across the state line from New Castle Co. As the eldest child of Isaac was born in 1751, we can assume that the marriage was about 1750 and it would indicate that if Talitha was a Cloud, then her parents had also lived in the big valley of VA.

    We know that Isaac became an ordained Minister of the Baptist Church. There is no doubt that the last 60 years of Isaac and John Cantrell's lives, they devoted much of their energy to God's work and they became part of God's design for America. Hundreds of descendants have followed in their footsteps."

    Children:
    1. Jacob Cantrell was born 0___ 1752, Virginia; died 0___ 1814, Rockingham County, North Carolina; was buried Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina.
    2. Robert Cantrell was born 0___ 1753, Commonwealth of Virginia; died 0___ 1787, Rockingham County, North Carolina; was buried Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina.
    3. Mary Cantrell was born 4 Dec 1754, New Castle County, Delaware; died 0___ 1820, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Thomas Cantrell was born 0___ 1755, Shenandoah Valley, Commonwealth of Virginia; died 0___ 1833, Indiana.
    5. Reuben Cantrell was born 0___ 1757, Orange County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1808, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    6. Elijah Cantrell was born 0___ 1758, Orange County, North Carolina; died Rockingham County, North Carolina; was buried Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina.
    7. Charles Cantrell was born 0___ 1759, Orange County, North Carolina; died 0Oct 1835, Georgia.
    8. 25. Elizabeth Cantrell was born 0___ 1761, Orange County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1832, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    9. Isaac Cantrell, Jr. was born 0___ 1763, Orange County, North Carolina; died Bef 1830, Gibson County, Tennessee.
    10. Richard G. Cantrell was born 0___ 1764, Orange County, North Carolina; died Abt 1825, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    11. John Cantrell was born 0___ 1765, Guilford County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1826, Gibson County, Tennessee.
    12. James Cantrell was born 0___ 1767, Orange County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1838, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Williams Cemetery #1, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

  7. 56.  John Webb was born 0___ 1740, Saint Peters Parish, Hanover, Virginia (son of William Webb and Jane Martin); died 0___ 1803, Rutherford County, North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Preacher
    • Military: He was a loyalist during the American Revolution

    Notes:

    Refer to Nonie Webb's excellent article re WEBB progenitors in the "WCGA Bulletin", Volume VIII, No. 3, Fall 1999 entitled the "The WEBB Family".
    Ref vol. IX, Winter 2000
    Per Nonie Webb, John was a loyalist...

    26 Feb 2012

    The Varnell Family Tree website cites 8 genrations of John's antecedents to Henry Alexander Webb...http://varnellfamily.familytreeguide.com/pedigree.php?personID=I8634&tree=T1
    Henry Alexander Webb to his 7th great-grandfather...http://varnellfamily.familytreeguide.com/ahnentafel.php?personID=I7319&tree=T1&generations=8

    *

    More Content:

    More clues to his antecedents...

    Posted By: James T. Bell
    Email: bell95@aol.com
    Subject: JAMES WEBB, SR - Henrico, VA to Rutherford, NC
    Post Date: January 23, 2003 at 03:40:54
    Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/webb/messages/12265.html
    Forum: Webb Family Genealogy Forum
    Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/webb/


    I now have a deed proving that James Webb of Orange County, NC is James Webb b 1717 of Henrico, VA, son of John Webb and Hannah Carter. He is a first cousin of Henry Webb of Orange, NC,.

    Much thanks to Jerry Adkisson, Jadkisson55@aol.com, who located this deed.

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    From Henrico County, VA Deeds 1750-1774, Transcribed by Gary M. Williams

    p 774 31 January 1763 JAMES WEBB of Orange County, province of North Carolina, to Gerrard Ellyson of Henrico County, for 10 pounds, 62 acres on the south side of the Chickahominy Swamp, for the term of 99 years from date hereof, being the land devised to said James Webb under the will of his father John Webb, deceased, and to be held for 99 years as if granted by patent; said Gerrard not to be answerable for any action of waste whatsoever admitted.
    ---- Signed James Webb (mark, lower case f with curl underneath)
    ---- Wit Thomas Wooldridge, William Sheppard, Sr, Elijah Moxley (x)

    --------------------------------------------------------------
    JOHN WEBB b. 1693 d. 1736 Henrico
    SO John Webb b 1659 mar Sarah Cocke
    md Mary Martin b. 2-12-1712 St Peters Parish.
    md (2) Hannah Carter, daughter of Theodorick Carter
    ---- Will dated April 27, 1736, divides land between John and James,
    ---- wit. James Cole, Theodorick Carter, Thomas Carter, John Carter

    1) John Webb b 1715
    2) JAMES WEBB b 1717 *
    married Anne "Nanny" Dabbs 1749 in Lunenburg, VA
    3) Giles Webb b 1720
    4) Theodorick Webb b 1723
    5) Henry Webb b 1723
    6) Jacob Webb b 1730
    7) Cuthbert Webb b 1733

    Wentworth Webb b May 5, 1702 St. Peters Parish, VA

    1) John Webb ba 1720 Edgecomb (Halifax Co, NC)
    2) Henry Webb ba 1720 Halifax, Orange Cos., NC
    ---- In 1739 Wentworth and John witness a Henry Webb deed on Plumbtree Island of the Roanoke River in Halifax, NC.

    Land processioning records in St. Paul's parish, VA (formed from St. Peter's parish), Dec 6, 1735, show John Webb with neighbors Gerrard Ellyson and Theodorick Carter.
    ------------------------------------------------------------

    James Webb apparently lived in Amelia Co., VA, Lunenburg Co., VA, Orange/Granville Co., NC (1761), Anson County, NC (1767), Rutherford Co., NC (1777), and SC (probably Greenville, Co.) (1778-1790).

    James Webb probably had older children from a marriage prior to that of Anne Dabbs.

    Possible Children:

    1) JEREMIAH WEBB
    ----Granville, NC 1763 deed, 1769 tax list
    2) DAVID WEBB
    ----1778 Caswell deed, 1786 insolvant tax list for Tar River area, 1790 Rutherford Co. census
    3) JAMES WEBB, JR
    ---- Rutherford Co. deeds, (see below)
    4) FRANCIS WEBB
    ---- Anson DB7-p 57 July 10, 1770 Joseph Dabbs (Jr) to James Webb, Jr and Francis Webb...goods and creatures are in possession of James Webb, Sr of Anson Co.
    5) REV. JOHN WEBB
    ---- b 1740 Could belong to either Henry or James
    6) WILLIAM WEBB
    ---- Could belong to either Henry or James
    7) LEONARD WEBB
    ---- Early settler in Rutherford Co.
    8) JULIUS Webb
    ---- SCC 1765 Mecklenburg (Tryon) land survey
    9) DANIEL WEBB
    ---- Could be a son or grandson
    10) ROBERT WEBB
    ---- Could be a son or grandson

    --------------------------------------------------------

    RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NC DEEDS
    E1-26 Oct 6, 1788 JAMES WEBB, SR of SC to DAVID McDOW of Rutherford Co, NC, for 50 Lbs 150 acres, being part of a patent granted said James Webb dated 9 Aug, 1777 in Rutherford Co on Webb's Creek of the Second Broad River on both sides of said creek, adj. William Webb. Signed James Webb Wit: William Webb, Joseph Eakins, Burgess Liles

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    John married Sarah Byars (North Carolina). Sarah (daughter of James Henry Byars and Margaret "Peggy" Gentry) was born 0___ 1742, Granville County, North Carolina; died Aft 1803, Rutherford County, North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  8. 57.  Sarah Byars was born 0___ 1742, Granville County, North Carolina (daughter of James Henry Byars and Margaret "Peggy" Gentry); died Aft 1803, Rutherford County, North Carolina.

    Notes:

    Birth:
    Click here to view Granville District's map & history ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granville_District

    Children:
    1. Jesse Webb, Sr. was born 0___ 1760, Granville County, North Carolina; died 10 Jun 1835, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. 28. John Byars "Byars" Webb, Jr. was born 0___ 1762, (Orange County) North Carolina; died 1835-1840, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Joel Webb was born 1765, (Orange County) North Carolina.
    4. Elisha Webb was born 1767, North Carolina; died 1850'S, Warren County, Tennessee.
    5. Jacob Webb was born 1768, Caswell County, North Carolina.
    6. Joshua Webb was born 1770, (Caswell County, North Carolina).
    7. Chesley Webb was born 2 Jan 1772, North Carolina; died 30 Oct 1842, (DeKalb County) Tennessee.
    8. Jeremiah Webb was born (North Carolina).
    9. Rebecca Webb was born 1774, Orange County, North Carolina.
    10. Julius Webb was born 1776, Tryon, Polk County, North Carolina.
    11. James Webb was born 1782, (North Carolina).

  9. 60.  Peter Watkins was born 0___ 1733, Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America (son of Evan Watkins and Mary Catherine LNU); died 0___ 1801, Rutherford County, North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Probate: 0Oct 1801, Rutherford County, North Carolina

    Notes:

    Posted By: Justin Watkins
    Email: watkinsjf@hotmail.com
    Subject: Re: Evan Watkins 1744 Va - 1831 Henry Co Ky
    Post Date: March 10, 1999 at 13:58:26
    Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/watkins/messages/631.html
    Forum: Watkins Family Genealogy Forum
    Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/watkins/

    Barbara,

    The information on Peter Watkins and Ann Nuthall comes from my uncle, Joel S. Watkins, Jr. This is the same Joel S. Watkins that e-mailed Hays Watkins concerning the Kentucky Watkins. Joel has done much research on his ancestry and all of my research has been built on top of his.
    Peter Watkins was born ca. 1670 in Wales. He died before 10 Feb 1695 in Talbot Co., MD. He married before 10 Nov 1690 in Talbot Co., MD, to Ann, daughter of Elias and Elizabeth (Beckwith) Nuthall. Peter and Ann Watkins were the parents of three children:

    1. Peter b. ca. 1691 Talbot Co., MD d. 1745 or after 1752 Frederick Co., VA m. bef 21 Apr 1716 New Castle Co., DE Mary, daughter of David Griffith

    2. Susannah b. ca. 1693 Talbot Co., MD m. 11 Nov 1708 Talbot Co., MD Alexander Goodwin

    3. David b. ca. 1695 d. Dec 1715 St. Paul's Parish, Kent Co., MD

    Peter and Mary Griffith Watkins also had three children: Evan (b. ca. 1716, d. 1765 Frederick Co., VA, m. before 1733 to Mary Catherine), Esau (b. ca. 1720, d. 1759, m. 11 Apr 1738 in St. Paul's Parish, Kent Co., MD to Sarah Ringgold), and Peter (b. ca. 1723).
    Evan and Mary Catherine Watkins were the parents of Thomas, Evan Jr., David, Peter, Jean, Ann, Eleanor, and Sarah.
    Peter m. ca. 1754 in North Carolina to Hannah Reynolds, b. in 1733 in NC, d. 1784? NC. They were the parents of

    1. Esther m. William Capshaw

    2. David b. 1760 d. 14 or 23 Mar 1810 Pendleton Dist., SC m. Temperance Camp d. 1839

    3. Nancy m. James McKinney

    4. Eleanor b. ca. 1765 m. ____ Phillips

    5. Evan b. 1765 Rowan Co., NC d. 1840 St. Clair Co., AL m. ca. 1788 Mary Ann Dill b. 1774 VA d. 1854 St. Clair Co., AL

    6. William b. 4 Mar 1767 (alt: 1 Mar 1767) Tryon Co., NC d. 8 Jun 1851 (alt: 6 Aug 1851) (alt: 6 May 1851) Rutherford Co., NC m. Sarah, dau. of Jacob and Phyllis Davis b. 1775 VA d. aft 1860 (Butts Co.?) GA

    7. Daniel b. ca. 1777 Rutherford Co., NC d. 23 May 1800 NC m. Elizabeth Byars b. 1775 SC d. bef 1850 Warren Co., TN

    William and Sarah (Davis) Watkins were the parents of the following:

    1. Jonas B. d. 1844

    2. Nancy b. ca. 1796 (I previously had no b. date) m. David Amos b. ca. 1791 (I previously had no birthdate for him either)

    3. Mary m. John Byars

    4. Evan d. 1840

    5. Phillip b. ca. 1800 d. 1866 m. Penelope Pope (Last name prev. unknown)

    6. Matilda M.b. 17 May 1808 d. 4 Jun 1871 Spartanburg Co., SC m. ca. 1838 Thomas Harris II b. 10 Jan 1799 Spartanburg Co., SC d. 7 Sep 1887 Spartanburg Co., SC

    7. Alfred McKinney* b. 14 Nov 1816 Rutherford Co., NC d. 26 Jan 1890 Jackson, Butts Co., GA m. (1) 26 Nov 1840 Butts Co., GA Martha J. Byars b. 29 Oct 1822 d. 1 Oct 1841 m. (2) 3 Aug 1842 Rutherford Co., NC Mary Ann, daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Sarah (Baxter) Suttle b. 16 Oct 1822 Rutherford Co., NC d. 11 Jun 1899 Jackson, Butts Co., GA

    8. Susan Margaret b. 24 Jan 1819 d. 3 Oct 1891 Spartanburg Co., SC m. (1) Thomas Harris II (his 2nd m.) m. (2) Henry Smith Wood b. 12 Apr 1837

    9. Louisa b. ca. 1821 m. 1846 Thompson Robbs

    10. Temperance b. ca. 1825 d. 1874 m. Joel Byars

    Alfred McKinney and Martha F. (Byars) Watkins were the parents of Martha F. (b. 1841 according to census records)
    Alfred McKinney and Mary Ann (Suttle) Watkins were parents of the following:

    1. William D. b. 1844-5

    2. Sarah J. b. 1846

    3. Louisa b. 1847

    4. Amanda---2 daughters b. 1848 m. ____ McDaniel

    5. Joel B.--7 children b. 1849 d. 8 Feb 1921 m. Sallie b. 1854

    6. Benjamin Franklin--5 children b. 1851-2 m. Eva b. 1854

    7. Alfred McKinney, Jr.--7 children b. 2 Feb 1854 Jackson, GA d. 8 May 1929 Jackson, GA m. 25 May 1880 GA Sarah Ella, daughter of David Miller and Ann Elizabeth Carolyn (Henderson) Bell Sarah Ella--b. 23 Aug 1861 d. 12 Feb 1935

    8. George Washington b. 1855 d. 13 Feb 1902

    9. Mary A.--1 son b. 1857 m. 16 Nov 1871 Butts Co., GA Wilson Lumpkin Smith b. 12 Jun 1844 d. 27 Apr 1918

    10. Evan Phillip b. 1858-9

    11. James B.--6 children b. 1860

    12. Ida Zeulana--no children b. 1863 m. ____ Hale

    Hope this is not too much information. By the way, I do not have a copy of William Watkins' will; but my uncle does have a copy of Evan Watkins' (c. 1716-65) will.

    Justin ... watkinsjf@hotmail.com


    Peter married Hannah Reynolds Abt 1754, North Carolina. Hannah was born 0___ 1733, North Carolina; died Aft 1784, (Rutherford County) North Carolina. [Group Sheet]


  10. 61.  Hannah Reynolds was born 0___ 1733, North Carolina; died Aft 1784, (Rutherford County) North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: spouse
    • Also Known As: Hannah LNU
    • Also Known As: Hannah Renuls

    Notes:

    Died:
    after Peter...

    Children:
    1. Rebecca Watkins was born Abt 1752, Frederick County, Virginia; died Abt 1800.
    2. David Watkins was born 0___ 1760, (Rutherford County) North Carolina; died 23 Mar 1810, Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina.
    3. Ellender Watkins was born Abt 1765, (Rutherford County) North Carolina.
    4. Evan "Jack" Watkins was born 0___ 1765, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1840, St. Clair County, Alabama.
    5. William Watkins was born 4 Mar 1767, Tryon, Polk County, North Carolina; died 8 Jun 1851, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
    6. 30. Daniel Watkins, Sr. was born 0___ 1770, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1800, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
    7. Esther Watkins was born (Rutherford County) North Carolina.
    8. Nancy Watkins was born (Rutherford County) North Carolina.

  11. 62.  Nathan Byars was born 0___ 1749, Granville County, North Carolina (son of Earlier Byars Antecedents and unnamed spouse(s)); died 15 Aug 1846, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Cowpens National Battlefield, Chesnee, South Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Burial: Byars-Ezell Cemetery, Chesnee, Cherokee County, South Carolina
    • Also Known As: Nathan Byers
    • Military: Revolutionary War Patriot

    Notes:

    Big news from the Byars dna project.

    Recent dna results prove that James (Henry) Byars of Hanover Co, VA is NOT the ancestor of Nathan b 1749, William who married Sarah Doggett or William who married Elizabeth Bedford. DNA from a proven descendant of James through his documented son Capt John, matches with dna from a descendant of the Byars who went from Granville Co into West Tennessee. NO CONNECTION to old Nathan, William or William

    22 Aug 2014: I spoke to Clovis Byars Herring, the "Grand-Dame" of BYARS historians, and she concurs...

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    Click here for information and a slide show of Nathan's burial site and Revolutionary War records, documented and presented by John McLain...

    http://logan-family.org/photos/Nathan_Byars_grave/slideshow/p007.html

    Served 3 three-month tours during Revolutionary War and volunteered for three months duty in the Indian Wars. DAR Patriot Index, Vol. II, p.5.

    Inscription: Pvt Continental Line Revolutionary War, Replacement stone, original is in Park Storage.

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    Majorie Stewart Tucker writes,

    Nathan Byars was born in 1749, Granville Co., NC, d. Aug. 18, 1846, Spartanburg District, SC. He m.1st. after 1772 (date of Burgess Harrelson's will), Drucilla Harrelson, b. ca 1743-50, d. probably ca 1818, dau. of Burgess Harrelson and wife, Elizabeth.

    The will of Burgess Harrelson was made Oct. 9, 1772, in Orange Co., NC. In it he named his daughter, Drucilla Harrelson and gave her two hundred acres of land, indicating that Drucilla was not married when the will was written.

    Nathan Byars is buried in the Cowpens National Park, Cherokee County, SC. His tombstone reads "In Memory of Nathan Byars Sen. who died Aug. 18, 1846 in his 97th year." Note - Cherokee Co., SC was formed 1897 from Union, York, and Spartanburg Counties.

    Nathan Byars served as a Private from North Carolina during the Revolutionary War. On May 22, 1778, he took the State Oath of Allegiance according to the Acts of the Assembly passed at New Bern the 15th day of November, 1777, in the second year of the Independence of the State of North Carolina, being one of seventy- seven persons in the Island Creek District so doing. Among this number was also one William Byars, who may have been his brother.

    While a resident of Caswell County, North Carolina, Nathan Byars was drafted three times and served three months each tour. He then volunteered a tour of three months and went south against the Indians. He was stationed principally at Hillsborough, NC. On Dec. 31, 1844, at the advanced age of ninety-five years, when he applied for his Military Pension, Nathan was unable to remember the exact date of his birth or the exact dates of his service.

    He did remember that his father told him that he was a small boy at the time of Gen. Braddock's defeat (1755, during the French and Indian War). He recollected that he was in the service at the time the battle was fought at the Eutaw Springs (Sept. 1781) and at King's Mountain (1780) and at the time of Gates' defeat (Aug. 16, 1780, Camden, SC), though he did not participate in these battles.

    Nathan's application for pension was supported by an affidavit submitted by Jesse and Rev. Drury, two sons of his neighbor, Richard Scruggs. His application was also supported by Philip Davis and Sarah (Davis) Wadkins, who made oath that their brother, Jacob Davis, was drafted at the same time and that they served the tour together. Sarah Davis was married to William Watkins, whose brother, Daniel Watkins, Sr. married Nathan's daughter, Elizabeth Byars. She stated that she was raised and lived in NC until she was twelve or fourteen years of age and that she lived near Nathan Byars.

    The following is a copy of the interrogation of Nathan Byars when he applied for his Military Pension, Dec. 31, 1844:

    NATHAN BYARS
    Pension Records
    #W6223

    Interrogatory put to the applicant -

    1st Where and in what year was you born - ?

    Ans I was born in Granville County, N.C., but cannot recollect the date of the year, but my father told me I was a small boy at Braddock's Defeat.

    2nd Have you any record of your age?

    Ans No more than what I have told you -

    3rd Where were you living when called in to the service and where have you lived since that time and where do you now live - ?

    Ans I lived in Caswell County, N.C. I then lived several years in Rutherford County, N.C. and since that time have (and now do) live in Spartanburgh Dt. South Carolina -

    4th How were you called in to the service?

    Ans I was drafted in the Militia of N.C. three different times and served three months each tour and volunteered one tour of three months against the Indians -

    5th State the names of some of the regular officers who were with the troops where you served.

    Ans Col. Ramsey and Major Moore, Capt. Cunningham and Capt. Forker -

    6th Did you receive a discharge from the service and if so, by whom was it given and what has become of it?

    Ans I had a regular discharge and believe it was given by Capt. Cunningham - which is now lost or mislaid.

    7th State the names of persons to whom you are known in your present neighborhood and who can testify to your character for veracity and their belief of your service as a soldier of the Revolution -

    Ans Richard Scruggs - Drury Scruggs, Jesse Scruggs and H. Hicks.

    Sworn to and Subscribed the day and year before written -

    his mark Nathan Byars

    R. Bowdin, Judge of the Court of Chancery

    Nathan Byars engaged in many land transactions, both buying and selling in Granville Co., NC from 1780 through 1784, yet in Caswell Co., he bought and sold land from 1781 through 1784. It seems likely the family moved to Rutherford Co., NC about 1783-85.

    Nathan purchased 200 acres from James Webb April 10, 1783, located on Main Broad River in Rutherford County. A few years later, in 1795, he sold a part of it to William Dobbins. On Apr. 13, 1802 he sold lands secured by title bond and gave possession to Arthur Clark the whole of 8 plantations containing 1,250 acres. Either he or his son, Nathan, Jr. bought land in Spartanburg Co., SC beginning in 1817.

    About 1801 Nathan and Drucilla's marriage began to fall apart. Quoting from the Haralson - Harrelson Family History, compiled by Danny K. Haralson, page 47 - "Nathan had been living with Delphy
    Logan since 1801." No source was cited as proof for this statement. Delphy Logan became Nathan's second wife, Oct. 8, 1819.

    In Delphy's application for a widow's pension, made Dec. 29, 1853, she stated that she and Nathan were not married prior to Jan. 2, 1800. Drucilla filed a petition for a legal separation to the
    North Carolina General Assembly October 11, 1808. The following is a copy of the document:

    To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina

    The humble petition of Drusilla Byars of Rutherford County in the said State wife of Nathan Byars of the same County she with, that your petitioner when married was worth a considerable estate, that her said husband had little or no property; that your petitioner lived in harmony with her husband for a great many years in which time she had 10 children during all which time ever since she hath used her best endeavor to improve their property and support their family, did use unremitted exertions to render her said husband happy. That about seven years ago her husband did withdraw his affection from her and did refuse giving her any protection or support and did convince her to leave his house, she repeate and returned and was often obliged to abandon his house to resort to the cold charity of the world for substenance.

    Your petitioner on representing these facts to the Court of Equity of Morgan District had a decree was made in her favor, but she finds no decree can be availing until she is authorized to hold any property she may acquire as she can find no friend who feels sufficient interest to induce him to act as a trustee, and to secure and defend any property to which she might be entitled.

    Now your petitioner humbly prays that an act of Assembly be made authorizing her to hold property which she may acquire and to maintain and defend suit in her own name.

    October 11, 1808 her
    Drusilla X
    Byars
    mark

    Petition of
    Drusilla Byars
    of Rutherford County

    State of North Carolina
    Burk County Court of Equity
    I Adolphus L. Erwin, Clerk
    Master in Equity for said County do hereby certify that Drusilla Byars, did prefer a Bill of Complaint in the Court of Equity for the district of Morgan against her husband Nathan Byars, and obtained a decree in her favor for a separate maintainance in said Court that Writs of purefacing up side from several terms of said Court, and the Sheriff hath not found by his ruling sufficient property to satisfy the Court of the said Suit and that no part of the decree hath been yet satisfied.

    Given under my hand at office in Morgantown November 2nd 1808

    A.L. Erwin Clk.
    Petition of Drusilla Byars of Rutherford County
    Praying a law be passed securing to her such property as she may herself later acquire.

    In Senate November 24th 1808
    Read and referred to the committee on Divorce and Alimony E/e

    By order M. Stokes, Clk Mr. Pickens

    Granted in House of Commons 24 November 1808 read orders at by the Senate
    By order
    Honorable H.B.

    With the help of her son-in-law, Thaddeus Dudley Walker, Drucilla received some money from Nathan. From Rutherford Co., NC Deed Book 25, page 174:

    "This indenture made this 13th day of July, 1809, between William Carson, Esq., high sheriff of the County of Rutherford, State of North Carolina, on the one part and Thaddius Walker of the County of Rutherford and the State aforesaid of the other part. Whereas by virtue of an execution issuing from the Superior Court of Burke County against Nathan Byars for the sum of fifty pounds 5/ which sum was recovered by Drucilla Byars as on record may appear."

    The following information about the early divorces and separations is from The North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, Vol. III, No. 1, Feb. 1977, pp. 43-45:

    "Divorces and Separations Granted by Act of North Carolina Assembly from 1790-1808" by B. Ransom McBride.

    McBride gives a history of Divorce and Separation during colonial times through 1808. He says, "With the advent of liberal Jeffersonian democracy, the upward trend continued, and in the six years between 1802 and 1808, the NC Assembly had approved four more complete divorces and 116 separations." A complete listing of divorces and separations is part of the article with divorces indicated with a D. On page 45 is this entry: Byars, Prusilla, husband not named; of Rutherford Co. (1808, page 39)". Complete information for each entry is available in the Legislative Papers of North Carolina.

    According to Maurice Rasmussen (Enquirer, Vol. I, No. 4, p. 109)

    Drucilla lived with her daughter Elizabeth Watkins and was with her daughter, Nancy Walker when she died.

    Tradition says Drucilla died in 1818. Since there was no divorce, Nathan had to wait until she died before he could marry Delphy, so that may well be the year Drucilla Harrelson Byars passed away.
    Nathan and Delphy Logan were married Oct. 8, 1819, in Spartanburg Dist., SC, by Rev. Joshua Richards.

    Nathan moved from Rutherford Co., NC to the area of the Cowpens Battleground, in the Spartanburg Dist., SC, settling on the high ground separating the Suck and Little Buck Creek watersheds. About 1822 he built a cabin and cleared and fenced a field southwest of the intersection of the Island (Coulter's Ford) and Green River roads. (This info from the Report of U.S. Park Service, Gov't Study).

    Shown on the next page is a picture of the cabin that Nathan Byars built, taken April 14, 1978, courtesy of Dorothy Eubanks Hays. Even though it was recommended that the house be studied, the National Parks Service tore it down."

    In April 1826, Nathan Byars had Joseph Camp survey for him a 394 acre tract, as evidenced by the following:

    State of South Carolina

    Pursuant to a warrant from Jabez Galt, Esq., Commissioner of Locations in Spartanburgh District dated 8th of March 1826 - I have admeasured & laid out unto Nathan Byars, Senr. a Tract of Land containing three Hundred & ninety four acres Situate in Said District and on the head waters of Island, Suck & Buck Creeks including his own home & plantation, also including the Cowpen Battle Ground Bounded East by Scruggs' & Earle's Land and all other sides by unknown Lands - and hath such shape & form as above Plat represents. Surveyed this 5th day of April 1826 ___
    By me, Joseph Camp,

    Andrew Rhea
    & C.B.
    Robt. Scruggs Recorded 12th April 1826. Paid $2.00 and
    Recorded in

    Plat Book B, at page 383.

    A copy of the plat is presented on the next page, followed by a Historical Base Map of the Cowpens National Battlefield.


    The following is quoted from a Report of U.S. Park Service Gov't. Study, page 12:

    "Gov. Richard J. Manning, on examining the plat and its accompanying certificate, granted on October 2, 1826, to Nathan Byars, "his heirs and assigns," a 394-acre tract or plantation on the headwaters of Island, Suck, and Buck creeks.

    An examination of the Byars, Steadman, and McClaren plats shows that in 1826 Byars had been granted 394 acres of the 2,000 acres granted to McClaren 23 years before. McClaren had conveyed title to most of the acreage in his grants to Wilson Nesbitt, who, plagued by lawsuits, had failed to maintain and defend his title. To the west Byars' grant intruded onto the acreage granted to James Steadman in 1787 by Governor Pinckney. The parties to whom the Steadman heirs had conveyed his 2,482-acre grant were absentee owners. Although the plat prepared for Nathaniel Gist by John Gibbs in 1845 shows a conflict, there were no court challenges.

    The Court of Common Pleas for Spartanburg District issued on November 16, 1840, a writ of Five Facias in the suit of Samuel Ezell against Nathan Byars. When Byars was unable to pay the judgment, Sheriff A.C. Bomar of Spartanburg District was ordered to levy $36.60 on his goods and chattels, with interests and costs.

    To enforce the writ, Sheriff Bomar seized and taken of the Lands and Tenaments of the said Nathan Byars all that certain piece parcel and tract of land containing three Hundred Acres, more or less."

    Samuel Ezell sold the 300 acres to his son, James H. Ezell.

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    Nathan Byars was now left penniless, his land and home having been seized from him. On Dec. 31, 1844, he applied for a Military Pension which was repeatedly denied to him. Finally, Oct. 3, 1851, Michael Thompson wrote a letter to James E. Heath, Commissioner of Pensions, pleading emphatically for Nathan's claim to be allowed. This letter must have had a decisive effect. Of Nathan he wrote:
    "But I should reproach myself were I not to exhaust all proper means to establish what I solemnly believe to be a clear, legal and valid claim for a poor bedridden, half starved soldier of the revolution, who literally cries to me for help, to prosecute what he conceives, and what I conceive, to be his rights under the law."

    A typed copy of the Certificate issued for his claim appears on the next page. It was made retroactive to March 4, 1831 and his widow, Delphy recovered the sum. On Dec. 29, 1853, Delphy's application for the widow's pension of half-pay was executed.

    Nathan Byars had died in poverty Aug. 18, 1846 and was buried in the family graveyard behind the house and outbuildings. It would seem that he had died in obscurity, but in the late summer of 1971, descendants from all over the country gathered at his gravesite to dedicate a permanent government marker at his grave. It is reported by Clovis Byars Herring that in 1985 when she visited the cemetery the stone was in pieces and there was no sign of the DAR marker that was put there.

    It is not known when Delphy Byars was born or when she died. She is enumerated in the Census of 1850, Spartanburg District, SC:

    #1278 Delphia Bian 65 SC
    Juda Turner 36 SC male
    Simpson Russ 22 SC
    Miranda " 10 SC
    John H. " 8 SC
    Barbara " 5 SC
    Sarah " 3 SC


    According to this census record she was born in 1785, but in the Census of 1860, Spartanburg District, SC, she was living at Cowpens with the family of Robert and Delilah Martin, and was born in 1776. It is not known who the people were who were living with her. The last mention of her is in a letter which was found among the papers in Nathan's Pension File. It was written July 20, 1937 by A.H. Hiller, Executive Assistant to the Administrator, to Will Franke of Birmingham, AL. He states that in 1868 Delphy Byars was living about sixteen miles north of the Spartanburg Court House.


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    May 4, 1852

    DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
    REVOLUTIONARY CLAIM.


    I certify that in conformity with the law of the United States of the 7th June, 1832, Nathan Byars of South Carolina who was a private in the Revolution is entitled to receive Twenty dollars per annum, during his natural life, commencing on the 4th of March, 1831, and payable semi-annually on the 4th of March and 4th of September, in every year.

    Given at the Department of the Interior, this fourth day of May one thousand eight hundred and fifty two

    Alex H.H. Stuart Secretary of the Interior

    Examined and )
    Countersigned )

    J.E. Heath
    Commissioner of Pensions


    SOURCES:

    1. Pension File W6223, Nathan Byars.

    2. Byars - Byers Enquirer, Vol. I, No. 1, page 7.

    3. The State Records of North Carolina, Vol. 22, pp. 174-75, 1907.

    4. Rutherford County, N.C. Abstracts of Wills 1779-1822.

    5. Affidavit of Marriage by Rev. Joshua Richards.

    6. Report of U.S. Park Service, Gov't. Study. "

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    Nonie Webb,"Henry Byars is the brother of Nathan Byars",abstracted from land deeds,Granville,NC

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    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/halifax/bios/guthrie1.txt

    22 Jan. 1779 James Guttree and William Guttree enter 250 A on waters of Adams Creek; borders Nathan Byas, Charles Bostick and William Allen. Includes the improvements where Garritt Guttree now lives

    13 Oct. 1783 to William Guttery and James Guttery 250 A. on Adams Creek adjacent Nathan Byas, Charles Allen Caswell Co., Deed Book B

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    Rutherford County, NC Records

    Rutherford County was created in 1779 from the western portion of Tryon County.

    SARAH BYASS was listed in Captain RUSSEL's Company in the 1782 Tax List of Rutherford County, NC. She was listed with 200 acres of land, 1 negro, 2 horses, 8 cattle, and an assessment of 208.
    (Source: http://www.northcarolinagenealogy.net/downloads/1782.txt)

    Deed Books A-D, P.77: 17 Oct 1783, MICHAEL MCELWRATH to THOMAS MORRIS, for ¹ 60 "Hard money" ... land on E side Mountain Creek adj. DAVID BYERS, 300 A, granted to sd. BYERS 18 Apr 1771 ... MICHAEL MCELWRATH (SEAL), No wit.
    (Source: Holcomb, Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, 1769-1786, p.138)31

    Deed Books A-D, P.173: 10 Apr 1783, JAMES WEBB of Rutherford Co., to NATHAN BYERS of Caswell Co., for ¹ 150 ... 200 A on N side main Broad River adj. MCCLANNAHANS ... JAMES WEBB (+) (SEAL), Wit: WILLM HACKINS, JOHN WEBB, WILLIAM COOPER.
    (Source: Holcomb, Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, 1769-1786, p.145)31

    Deed Books A-D, Pp.175-176: 28 July 1779, ALEXANDER COULTER of Rutherford Co., to ROBERT SHIPLEY of same, for ¹ 400 ... 300 A on Cleghorns Creek, formerly Sheppards Creek, JAMES BYARS pattentee ... ALEXANDER COULTER (SEAL), Wit: D. DICKEY, RICHARD SINGLETON.
    (Source: Holcomb, Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, 1769-1786, p.146)31

    Deed Books A-D, Pp.192-193: 10 Sept 1779, JOHN BERRY of Dist. of Ninety Six, S.C. to JAMES GRAY of N.C., for ¹ 2000 S.C. money ... land on N side Broad River on McDonalds Creek, adj. JAMES BYARS ... JOHN BERRY (SEAL), Wit: RICHARD MCCLURE, ANDREW THOMSON.
    (Source: Holcomb, Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, 1769-1786, p.147)31

    Deed Books A-D, Pp.214: 15 July 1775, ABRAHAM KIRKENDALL of Tryon Co., to JOHN WEBB of same, for ¹ 35 ... land on W side Second Broad River, 300 A ... ABRAHAM KIRKENDALL (A) (SEAL), Wit: JOHN BYAS (J), ROBERT BYAS.
    (Source: Holcomb, Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, 1769-1786, p.149)31

    Deed Books A-D, P.228: Grant to ANTHONY DICKEY, 400 A on Mill Creek of Broad River, adj. his own land, BYERS ... 13 Oct 1783. ALEX MARTIN.
    (Source: Holcomb, Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, 1769-1786, p.150)31

    Deed Books A-D, Pp.442-443: 6 Jan 1786, THOMAS MORRIS to JOSHUA TYLOR, both of Rutherford Co., for ¹ 80 ... land on N side Main Broad River on E side Mountain Creek, adj. THOMAS JOHNSTON, granted to DAVID BYERS, 29 Apr 1768 ... THOMAS MORRIS (SEAL), Wit: MOSES WRIGHT, JAMES JAFFREY.
    (Source: Holcomb, Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln, & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina, 1769-1786, p.166)31

    Deed Book G, Page 183, No. 753: 20 April 1786, THOMAS MORRIS to ANTHONY DICKEY for 100 pds. tract of 300 a. on both sides Mill Creek on E. branch of Mountain Creek begin. at DAVID BYERS corner, Land orig. granted to JAMES BYERS 18 April 1779. WM. GRANT, Sp--? COLEMAN BROWN.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.28)15

    Deed Book G, Page 233, No. 801: 25 Sept. 1787, THOMAS WHITESIDES to GARRET VINZANT, JR., for 25 pds. tract of 60 a. on both sides First Broad River being part of a grant to WILLIAM SIMS & MAYDDN BYAR, adj. ROBT. WHITESIDES, SMITH or VINZANT, BARNETT or OZBORN corner. JOHN SMITH.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.34)15

    Deed Book I, Page 379, No. 927: 6 Oct. 1792, JOSEPH BOREN of Ninety-six Dist., S.C. to JOSEPH CAMP of Rutherford Co. for 100 pds. proc. money of N.C. 222 a. in Rutherford Co. on branch of CARTIN's Mill Creek and on E. side of Broad River begin. at a line formerly called JOHN WILSON's line. Land was first granted to JOSEPH CAMP by JOSIAH MARTIN, Esq. by pat. dt'd. 15 May 1772 and conveyed by deed to JOSEPH BOWREN and now from BOWREN to sd. JOSEPH CAMP. Rec. July 10, 1792. WILLIAM CAMP, WILLIAM B. BYARS-x-.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.52)15

    Deed Book J, Page 53, No. 1047: 31 July 1786, STEPHEN SHELTON to JOHN CARVER for 5 pds. paid by ROBERT BYARS lately dec'd., 50 a. in Rutherford Co. being part of tract of 400 a. pat. granted to sd. SHELTON. Said 50 a. lies on N/E of survey join. Beaverdam Creek and First Broad River. Rec. 3 Aug. 1793. JOEL SHELTON, "CON PACK".
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.70)15

    Deed Book J, Page 95, No. 1090: 22 Nov 1791, FREDERICK MORNINGSTAIR of Spartanburg Dist. S.C. to JONAS BEDFORD for 50 pds. 150 A. originally granted to GEORGE SAYLOR 26 Nov. 1789 and by deed convy. to FREDERICK MORNINGSTEER. Land on N. fork Floyd's Creek near BEDFOR & ESHLEY. Rec. 7 Dec. 1793. Signed: FREDERICK MORNINGSTER, ELEZABETH MORNINGSTER. WILLIAM-x-BYERS.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.76)15

    Deed Book K, Page 239, No. 1238: 24 May 1787, ELIZABETH THOMASON to BUSHROD DOGED (sic) for 35 pds. proc. money of N.C., 150 a. in the Old Field where JOHN THOMASON used to live on both sides Rocky Creek of Floyds Creek. Rec. 5 July 1794. NATHAN BYARS, GEORGE SUTTLE.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.96)15

    Deed Book L, Page 328, No. 1326: 18 Oct 1788, THOMAS TOWNSON, planter, to SARAH BYARS for 30 pds. Virginia money and one Negro girl, 200 a. on S. side Broad River. Land granted to JAMES MOOR by Pat. 5 April 1766. JOEL-x-BLACKWELL, NATHAN BYARS. Rec. 6 Jan. 1795.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.108)15

    Deed Book L, Page 333, No. 1330: 20 June 1788, NATHAN BYARS to WILLIAM DOBBINS, 90 a. adj. MRS. CLONAHAN on E. side Broad River being part of tract of land granted by Gov. WILLIAM TRYON to JAMES WEBB. The parcel of 90 a. being part of 4 grants granted to WM. WEBB. Rec. 9 Jan. 1795. WILLIAM DOBBINS, JAMES DOBBINS.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.109)15

    [I failed to copy the page that contains the first part of this deed abstract ... probably deed from Robert Crockett listed below ... REMINDER: get a copy of page 110 of this source] ... York Co., S.C. to NATHAN BIAIS (sic) for 100 pds. (no acreage stated) land on N. side Main Broad River. HENRY McKINNEY, GEORGE-x-SWILL, JAMES-g-GLEMONE.
    (Source: Davis, Rutherford County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deeds, 1773-1795, p.111)15

    [Note: The list of deeds below is taken from the Rutherford County Grantor/Grantee Deed Indexes available on microfilm from the NC State Archives. In a few cases I have also looked at deed books which are also available on microfilm and created my own abstracts which are listed below. And for selected deeds I have transcribed abstracts found in the Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County. Also, the Byars/Byers deeds I have listed below from Rutherford County are only for the years prior to 1850. There are many more Byars/Byers deeds in Rutherford County after 1850.]

    From Crockett, Robert to Biais, Nathan, Deed Book J-L, p.344, 1795

    From Byars, Nathan to Good, Edward, Deed Book 11-Oct, p.487 & 490, 1799

    Deed Book 11, p.487, 20 January 1797, Nathan Biers/Byars of RCNC to Edward Good of same, 60 pounds, 105 acres on Grog Creek and Sandy Run, part of a grant to James Webb 28 November 1792, conveyed by Webb to Daniel Shipman Junr. and from Shipman to Nathen Biers. Wit. L. Moore, Harrelson Byars. #873, 25 September 1799.
    (Source: Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, November 1996, p.181)

    Deed Book 11, p.490, 20 January 1797, Nathan Biars/Byars of RCNC to Edward Good of same, 60 pounds 100 acres on Chesnut Log Branch of Sandy Run, conveyed from Daniel Shipman to Nathan Biars. Wit. L. Moore, Harrelson Byars. #874, 26 September 1799.
    (Source: Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, November 1996, p.181)

    From Byars, Nathan to Blackwell, Joel, Deed Book 15-17, p.125, 1801

    From Byers, Nathan to Lee, Edmond, Deed Book 15-17, p.146, 1801

    From Haney, Richard to Byers, Nathan, Deed Book 15-17, p.194, 1801

    From Byers, John to Black, Joel, Deed Book 18-19, p.72, 1802

    From Hunter, Samuel to Byers, Nathen, Deed Book 20-21, p.32, 1803
    18 January 1800, PATRICK SANDERS of Spartanburgh Co., S.C. to NATHEN BYERS of Rutherford Co., for $333, a tract of land originally granted to JOHN TURNER on October the 19th in the eight year of the independence of te United States, containing 100 acres on the S. side of Broad River on [? ashworths] Creek ... PATRICK SANDERS (Seal), Wit: GEORGE CAMP, WM [? ABBOTT JUNR]. Rec. 28 April 1803.
    [Note: The Rutherford County deed index indicates this deed was from Samuel Hunter to Nathen Byers, but the recorded copy of the deed shows that it was actually from Patrick Sanders to Nathen Byers. The next deed recorded in the deed book was from Samuel Hunter to Warren Metcalf.]

    From Byers, Nathan to Byars, Nathan, Deed Book 20-21, p.49, 1803
    24 August 1802, NATHAN BYARS of Rutherford Co., to GEORGE BYARS of the same, for $50, 50 acres on the S. side of Main Broad River, beginning on the river bank at SARAH BYARS corner, from a patent granted to FRANCES ALEXANDER dated 15 Dec 1799 ... NATHAN BYARS (SEAL), Wit: GABRIEL [? MARTIN], JOHN BYARS. Rec. 6 May 1803.
    [Note: Again, the Rutherford County deed index is in error as it indicates this deed was to Nathan Byars when the recorded copy indicates it was to George Byars.]

    From Good, Robert to Byers, James, Deed Book 20-21, p.316, 1804

    From Byers, Nathan to Hamilton, Joseph, Deed Book 22-23, p.273, 1805
    26 November 1804, EDMAND LEA & NATHAN BYARS of Rutherford Co., to JOSEPH & NOBLE HAMILTON of the same, for $600, land on the N. side of Main Broad River adjoining the land of MARTIN MARTIN, containing 48 acres. Another tract of land on the N. side of [?] Broad River joining the land above described, including the Island Ford commonly known by the name of the Island Ford Tract, containing 167 acres ... EDMOND (x) LEA (SEAL), NATHAN BYARS (SEAL), Wit: [? ??? CAMP, ???]. Rec. 29 March 1805.

    339. Jan 25, 1806, Nathan Byas enters 100 ac in Rutherford Co on each side of Ashworths Cr and S side of main Broad R; border: Joseph Turner and "the" speculation line; issued.
    Source: Pruitt, Abstracts of Land Entries: Rutherford County, NC, January 1804-April 1826, p.23)42

    340. Jan 25, 1806, Nathan Byas enters 40 acres in Rutherford Co on S side of main Broad R; border: "his" Harel Byas and near "the" speculation line; issued.
    Source: Pruitt, Abstracts of Land Entries: Rutherford County, NC, January 1804-April 1826, p.23)42

    342. Feb. 12, 1806, Nathan Byars enters 100 ac in Rutherford Co on both sides of main Broad R; border Wm Dobins and Stephen Philips; issued.
    Source: Pruitt, Abstracts of Land Entries: Rutherford County, NC, January 1804-April 1826, p.23)42

    343. Feb 12, 1806, Nathan Byars enters 50 ac in Rutherford Co on N side of main Broad R; border: Geo Byars, Richd Goode, Wm McGouin, & his own line; issued.
    Source: Pruitt, Abstracts of Land Entries: Rutherford County, NC, January 1804-April 1826, p.23)42

    From Byas, Nathan to Alexander, Francis, Deed Book 22-23, p.514, 1806

    From Good, Joseph to Byers, Nathan, Deed Book 24-26, p.55 & 84, 1807

    Deed Book 24, p.61, 3 February 1807, Stephen Duponceau & William Tilghman Esqrs., Abraham Kintsing Junr., George Worral, and Tench Coxe, by Peter Fisher, their attorney, to Enoch Andrews of RCNC, 30 dollars, 100 acres on Suck Creek, joining Joel Blackwell, Evan Watkins, Daniel Watkins, part of Coxes 6000 acres. Wit. David Webb, Harrel Byars. #67, 7 September 1807.
    (Source: Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, February 2003, p.33)

    Deed Book 24, p.84, 16 October 1802, Joseph Goode of RCNC to Nathan Byers of same, ¹25, 35 acres on the south side of Main Broad River on Suck Creek. Wit. Jas. Wyle, Horrel Byars. #90, 16 September 1807.
    (Source: Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County, February 2003, p.35)

    From Byers, Nathan to Walker, Thadius, Deed Book 25, p.174, 1810

    From Byers, Nathan to Hamilton, Noble, Deed Book 27-28, p.55, 1813

    From Byars, Nathan to Clarke, Arthur, Deed Book 29-31, p.285, 1817

    From Byars, George to Patterson, David, Deed Book 32-33, p.31, 1819

    From Byars, Samuel to Scoggins, Joseph, Deed Book 32-33, p.45, 1819

    From Blackwell, Joel & Sarah to Byars, George, Deed Book 32-33, p.91, 1819

    From Byars, Nathan to Hamilton, Noble, Deed Book 32-33, p.115, 1819

    From Byars, William to Durham, Edmond, Deed Book 37-38, p.299, 1831

    From Byars, George to McKinney, James, Deed Book 39-40, p.176, 1834

    From Guthery, Jonathan to Byers, John, Deed Book 41-42, p.118, 1835

    From Byars, John to Byars, Drury, Deed Book 43, p.463, 1838

    From Byars, Nathan to Guthrie, Joseph, Deed Book 43, p.534, 1839

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    Lincoln County, NC Records
    Lincoln County was created in 1779 from the eastern portion of Tryon County.
    Drury Logan and Polley Bias; 19 Nov 1803; Bondsman: Abner Massee
    (Source: Bynum, Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties, North Carolina)12
    Joseph Houston (Hueston) and Pagy Byers; 20 Feb 1809; Bonsdman: John x Mattiss, Witness: Mic Cline
    (Source: Bynum, Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties, North Carolina)12
    Robert x Byars and Jane Houston; 24 Mar 1804; Bondsman: William x Tucker; Witness: John Dickson
    (Source: Bynum, Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties, North Carolina)12
    Edward Byars and Jane Henry; 27 Feb 1812; Bondsman: Wm J Wilson; Witness: Lwn Henderson
    (Source: Bynum, Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties, North Carolina)12
    Wm x Byers and ------ ------; 8 Jan 1796; Bondsman: Wm x Earwood (Carwood)
    (Source: Bynum, Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties, North Carolina)12

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    Spartanburg County, SC Records
    Spartanburg County was created in 1785 from the district of Ninety-Six. Prior to 1772 when the NC / SC state line was surveyed, the area encompassed by present day Spartanburg County was administered as part of Tryon County, NC.

    Deed Book F, p.251-252, Jul. 31, 1798: DRURY SCRUGGS (Spartanburgh) to JAMES BLACK (same); for 11¹ 11s sterling sold 85 ac on for of Horse Cr; border: conditional line between DRURY SCRUGGS to RICHARD HANEY; part of 655 ac grant Dec. 2, 1793 State's Office to REUBIN WARREN. Witness WILLIAM MORROW and NATHAN BYARS. Signed DRURY SCRUGGS. Wit. oath Aug. 18, 1798 WILLIAM MORROW to WM MCDOWELL. Rec. Apr. 15, 1799.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.161)43

    Deed Book F, p.273-274, Aug. 24, 1798: MATTHIAS TURNER (Spartanburgh) to JOHN SUTHERLAND (or SOUTHERLAND) (same); for 50¹ sterling sold 100 ac on Surratt's Cr; border: THOMAS HARRIS. Witness: NATHAN BYARS and ZACHARIAH BLACKWELL. Signed: MATTHIAS TURNER's mark. Wit. oath Jan. 10, 1799 NATHAN BYARS to GEOR LAMKIN. Rec. Apr. 21, 1799
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.163)43

    Deed Book G, p.116-117, Mar. 1, 1800: JOHN SUTHERLIN (Spartanburgh) to WILLIAM MORROW (same); for 30¹ sterling sold 100 ac; on both sides of Horse Cr of Broad R; part of 300 ac grant Jan. 1, 1787 States Office to JOSEPH WARREN and sold by NATHANIEL PACACE (or PERRACE) to JOHN SUTHERLIN. Witness: NATHAN BYARS, JNO BONNER, and DAVID PARIS. Signed: JOHN SUTHERLIN. Wit. oath May 10, 1800, DAVID PARIS to GEO LAMKIN. Rec. Nov. 13, 1800.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.195)43

    Deed Book I, p.423-424, May 29, 1804: JAMES PHILIPS (Rutherford Co, NC) to REUBIN PHILLIPS (Spartanburgh); for $50 sold 170 ac on both sides of Ashworth Cr; border: N-North Carolina line, S-Camp; on lower end of 300 ac grant to THOMAS THOMSON; survey Sept. 23, 1794 for THOMAS THOMSON. Witness: JACOB PHILLIPS and NATHAN BYARS. Signed: JAMES PHILLIPS' mark. Wit. oath Jul. 21, 1804 JACOB PHILLIPS to JNO RICKMAN. Rec. Oct. 8, 1804.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.276)43

    Deed Book K, p.37-38, Sept. 5, 1803: JOHN COOPER (Spartanburgh) to JOHN CHAMPION, WM HESTER, NATHAN BYARS, and VARDRY CAMP, deacons of Church of Providence; for $5 sold 4 ac; plat attached. Witness ABISHA CAMP and JOSEPH CAMP. Signed JOHN COPPER. Wit. oath Mar. 25, 1805 ABISHA CAMP to WILLIAM LANCASTER. Rec. Mar. 25, 1803.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.288)43

    Deed Book L, p.337, Dec. 9, 1807: JACOB CROCKER (Spartanburgh) to JOSEPH BYARS (same); for $300 sold 286 ac; border: Camp, Cherokee Cr, Watson, Markley, and Green's Cr. Witness: NATHAN BYARS and THOMAS BYARS. Signed: JACOB CROCKER. Wit. oath Aug. 27, 1808 THOMAS BYARS to JOHN LIPSCOMB. Rec. Oct 3, 1808.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.377)43

    Deed Book O, p.247, Apr.3, 1815: DETITHY MERRIMAN (Bledso Co, Tenn) to BRIANT BONNER (Spartanburgh); for $100 sold 100 ac on Sarratt's Cr of Broad R; border: SILAS YARBOROUGH, NATHAN BYARS, path from NATHAN
    [I failed to copy the page that contains the last part of this deed abstract ... REMINDER: get a copy of page 508 of this source]
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.507)43

    Deed Book P, p.290-291, Nov. 19, 1813: WILLIAM MORRESS (Spartanburgh) to WILSON NESBETT (same); for $250 sold 573 ac in two parts -- (l) (ac omitted); border: TURNER and WILSON NESBETT (bought from JAMES HARRISON); part of grant to JOHN BOMAR; and (2) 79 ac; border; WILSON NESBETT (bought from JAMES HARRISON, WOFFORD, and TURNER; 23 ac excepted "where Spece's old line runs into (1)"; WILLIAM MORRESS is to return money if older grant takes the land in 10 years. Witness: WILLIAM CAMP JR and NATHAN BYARS. Signed: WILLIAM MORRISS. Wit. oath Jul. 28, 1813 WILLIAM CAMP JR to J CAMP. Rec. Jul. 23, 1817.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.556)43

    Deed Book S, p.375, Jan. 14, 1824: JACOB CROCKER (Spartanburgh) to THOMAS THOMAS (same); for $50 sold 211 ac; border JAMES CROCKER and JEREMIAH MARTIN. Witness NATHAN BYARS and SHADRICK WEER. Signed: JACOB CROCKER. Wit. oath Jan. 14, 1824 NATHAN BYARS to JOSEPH CAMP. Rec. Aug. 2, 1824.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.720)43

    Deed Book T, p.135, Oct. 24, 1825: THOMAS THOMAS and NATHAN BYARS to CABRED MCCRAW; for $131.25 sold 211 ac on waters of Island Cr of Pacolate R; except what is in BONNER's tract. Witness: JOHN MARTIN and STERLING GORDEN. Signed: THOMAS THOMAS and NATHAN BYARS. Wit. oath Oct. 24, 1824 JOHN MARTIN to J CAMP. Rec. Nov. 12, 1825. Dower renounced Oct. 31, 1825 NANCY THOMAS to GEO CAMP.
    (Source: Pruitt, Spartanburg County / District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1785-1827, p.750)43

    [NOTE: I have only transcribed selected Byars related deeds from the Pruitt 1785-1827 book. The full list of Byars/Byers given names from the index is as follows: James, James Jr., James Sr., John, Jonas, Jonathan, Joseph, Joshua, Nathan, Robert, Thomas, and William]

    Deed Book U, 590, p.487-488, 7 Jan 1828: ASPASIO EARLE [ESPASIO EARLE in one ref.] (Rutherford County., N.C.) to ROBERT S. SCRUGGS JUNR. (Spartanburgh Dist), for $130 sold a certain tract of land in Spartanburgh dist on the head branches of Suck creek. Containing 300 acres more or less as will appear by patent, bearing date to SAML. EARLE 5 June 1786. Witness: NATHAN BYARS SR., CHARLES B. DURHAM. Signed: ASPASIO EARLE. Witness oath by NATHAN BYARS SR. 29 Sept 1828 to GEO. CAMP, J.Q. DOWER relinquished by POLLY (X) EARLE 21 Feb 1829 to WM. S. MORGAN, J.Q. Rec. 7 Mar 1831.
    (Source: Vehorn, Spartanburg District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1827-1839, p.127)57

    Deed Book V, 735, p.586, 19 Sept 1834: ANTHONY GILMORE (Ga.) do hereby appoint DANIEL GILMORE my lawful attorney to recover and receive from ELIJAH TURNER, Executor of the Estate of READICK ARNDEL late of Spartanburgh Dist. Decd. all my right, title and interest in the said Estate. Witness JOSEPH CAMP, NATHAN BYARS. Signed ANTHONY GILMORE. Witness oath by NATHAN BYARS 2 Jan 1836 to J. CAMP J.Q. Rec. 4 Jan 1836.
    (Source: Vehorn, Spartanburg District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1827-1839, p.315)57

    Deed Book W, 13, Page 236-238, 9 Nov 1836: MARY RICHARDS and sons NOAH RICHARDS, JAMES RICHARDS, JOSHUA RICHARDS, JOSEPH RICHARDS for $200 paid by the treasurer of the So. Ca. Manufacturing Company, do sell unto WM. WALKER, HUGH BAILY, S.N. EVINS, JNO. BOMAR JR., SIMPSON BOBO, President & Directors of said Co., all that tract of land on the waters of Thickaty. Border; CROCKER, MARKLEY, PRICE, BIV. Containing 269 acres more or less. Witness FREDERICK PRICE, WILLIS SMITH, E.S.E. CHAMBERS, DRURY BYARS. Signed: NOAH RICHARDS, JAMES RICHARDS, JOSHUA RICHARDS, JOSEPH RICHARDS, MARY (x) RICHARDS. Witness oath by WILLIS SMITH that he saw NOAH RICHARDS, JAMES RICHARDS, JOSHUA RICHARDS, and JOSEPH RICHARDS sign the deed. Given 10 Feb 1837 to J. CAMP J.Q. Witness oath by DRURY BYARS that he saw MARY RICHARDS execute the conveyance. Given 10 Feb 1837 to J. CAMP J.Q. Dower relinquished by HANNA (x) RICHARDS, ELIZABETH (x) RICHARDS & NANCY (x) RICHARDS, the wives of NOAH RICHARDS, JAMES RICHARDS, and JOSEPH RICHARDS, 10 Feb 1837 to JOSEPH CAMP J.Q. Rec. 4 Apr 1837.
    (Source: Vehorn, Spartanburg District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1827-1839, p.384)57

    Deed Book W, 18, Page 243-244, 26 Sept 1836: NATHAN BYARS (Spartanburgh Dist) in consideration of $109 paid by WILLIAM CLARK Agent for the So. Ca. M. Co. (same), have sold unto WILLIAM WALKER, SAMUEL N. EVINS, JOHN BOMAR JR., HUGH BAILY & SIMPSON BOBO, President and directors, a certain tract of land in said Dist. on the branches of Turners fork, of Thickaty Creek. Border: TURNER. By computation 96 acres more or less. Witness JOHN R. RICHARDS, JOHN BYARS. Signed NATHAN BYARS. Witness oath by JOHN R. RICHARDS 20 Nov 1836 to J. CAMP, J.Q. Dower relinquished by EMELIA (x) BYARS 6 Oct 1836 to JOSEPH CAMP, J.Q. Rec. 5 Apr 1837.
    (Source: Vehorn, Spartanburg District South Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1827-1839, p.384)57

    [NOTE: I have only transcribed selected Byars related deeds from the Vehorn 1827-1839 book. The full list of Byars/Byers given names from the index is as follows: Drury, Emelia, John, Joseph, Joshua, Nathan, Nathan Sen., Robert, Thomas, and Wm]

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    Nathan Byars, was born in Granville Co., NC sometime in 1749 and, according to his pension declaration, he had no proof of his birthdate except that his father told him that he was a small boy at Braddock's defeat.

    At the time of his entry into the service, he was a resident of Caswell County, NC and was drafted for a 3-months tour of duty, serving as a Private under Captain Cunningham and Captain Forbes (?) (Forker?) in the Regiment commanded by Col. Ramsey and Major Moore. He was drafted for two additional tours of duty and later volunteered for a three-months tour. He did not remember the dates of his services; however, his declaration for pension, indicated that he was in the service `at the time of the battle of Eutah Springs, Kings Mountain, and at the time of Gates' defeat', although he did not fight in any of those battles. During the various tours of duty, Private Byars was stationed principally at Hillsborough, and adjacent counties, and, during one tour, went out against the Indians' in the western part of the State. In support of his claim for pension, two of his neighbors, Rev. Drury Scruggs, and Jesse Scruggs, attached a statement supporting the facts given by the claimant, Nathan Byars.

    Sometime just prior to, or during the Revolution, Nathan Byars was married to Drucilla Harrelson, Drucilla Harrelson born 1750, in Hanover Co., VA, daughter of Burges Harrelson and Elizabeth Green. According to a Rutherford Co., NC book 25, page 174, Nathan was ordered by the court to pay Drucilla $50.00 cash. Thought to be a divorce. After the divorce of Nathan and Drucilla, in 1799, Drucilla went to live with her daughter Elizabeth Byars Watkins in or near McMinnvile, TN. She later went to live with her daughter Nancy Byars Walker. She lived there until her death in 1816. Nathan later married Delphy Logan on October 8, 1819, and at least one, and possibly more, children were born of this marriage. Delphy Logan was born about 1779, and was married to Nathan Byars on October 8, 1819 in Spartanburg District, S. C. by Rev. Joshua Richards.

    Nathan Byars purchased 200 acres of land from James Webb on April 10,1783, located on Main Broad River in Rutherford County, NC. A few years later in 1795, part of this land was sold to Williams Dobbins {special note not included in article - William Dobbins is the 4th great-grandfather of Cecil VanDyke}. Byars moved to that area now in Cherokee County, SC about 1822, and on April 5, 1826, received a South Carolina State grant for 394 acres of land, in Spartanburg District located on the headwaters of Island, Suck and Buck creeks, part of an original grant to James Steadman. This land included that tract that is now the Cowpens National Battleground. Part of this land was sold by Byars to James H. Ezell on November 16, 1840, and on January 6, 1886, James Ezell sold part of th land, but reserved one acre, where the Cowpens Battleground monument now stands, as belonging to the Washington Light Infantry Company of Charleston, S.C. The federal government later erected the present monument on the site.

    Nathan Byars died August 18th, 1846, at the age of 97 years, and his grave is located about 1/2 mile from the battleground monument, about 11 miles west of Gaffney, Cherokee County, SC.

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    1778--22 May: took loyalty oath in Granville Co. NC along with Nathan Byars. Source: The NC State Records, Vol 22, p 174, "Persons of Island Creek District." (Nathan Byars was a Rev. War patriot, b 1749 in Granville Co., NC, died 1846 in Spartanburg Co SC. Nathan had land where the National Cowpens Battle Ground is in Cherokee Co. SC. To the writer's knowledge, the descendants of Nathan have not found his parents as of 1999.)

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    Military:
    At the time of his entry into the service, he was a resident of Caswell County, NC and was drafted for a 3-months tour of duty, serving as a Private under Captain Cunningham and Captain Forbes (?) (Forker?) in the Regiment commanded by Col. Ramsey and Major Moore.

    He was drafted for two additional tours of duty and later volunteered for a three-months tour.

    He did not remember the dates of his services; however, his declaration for pension, indicated that he was in the service `at the time of the battle of Eutah Springs, Kings Mountain, and at the time of Gates' defeat', although he did not fight in any of those battles.

    During the various tours of duty, Private Byars was stationed principally at Hillsborough, and adjacent counties, and, during one tour, went out against the Indians' in the western part of the State. In support of his claim for pension, two of his neighbors, Rev. Drury Scruggs, and Jesse Scruggs, attached a statement supporting the facts given by the claimant, Nathan Byars.

    Nathan married Drucilla Harrelson (Orange County, North Carolina); divorced 24 Nov 1808, (Rutherford County, North Carolina). Drucilla (daughter of Burgess Harrelson and Elizabeth Gaines) was born 0___ 1744, (New Hanover County, North Carolina); died 0___ 1816. [Group Sheet]


  12. 63.  Drucilla Harrelson was born 0___ 1744, (New Hanover County, North Carolina) (daughter of Burgess Harrelson and Elizabeth Gaines); died 0___ 1816.
    Children:
    1. George Byars was born 1773, (Caswell County, North Carolina).
    2. Martha Druscilla Byars was born 31 Dec 1774, Granville County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1822, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. 31. Elizabeth Byars was born 1 Jan 1775, (Caswell County, North Carolina); died (Warren County, Tennessee).
    4. Nancy Byars was born 0___ 1776, Commonwealth of Virginia; died 0___ 1860, Marion County, Alabama; was buried Goodwater Cemetery, East Winfield, Marion County, Alabama.
    5. Nathan Byars, Jr. was born 0___ 1776, (Caswell County) North Carolina; died 0___ 1860, (Lawrence County) Alabama; was buried Bald Knob Cemetery, Five Points, Lawrence County, Alabama.
    6. John Byars, Sr. was born 0___ 1777, Caswell County, North Carolina; died 13 Apr 1852, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; was buried Union Hill Cemetery, Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama.
    7. Mary Margaret Byars was born 0___ 1778, Virginia; was buried Anthony Family Cemetery, Fayette County, Alabama.
    8. Burgess Harrelson "Harrel" Byars was born 0___ 1779, Buncombe County, North Carolina; died 13 Feb 1874, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    9. Robert Byas was born 0Mar 1785, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
    10. Andrew (Drury) Byars was born 0___ 1786, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 1 May 1845, (Bedford County, Tennessee).


Generation: 7

  1. 96.  Joseph C. Cantrell was born 29 Dec 1695, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (son of Richard L. Cantrell, II and Dorothy Jane Jones); died 0___ 1738, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; was buried Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

    Other Events:

    • Burial: Old Swedes Churchyard, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    • Alt Death: 0___ 1755, Orange County, North Carolina

    Notes:

    http://www.dmitchelljones.org/index.html

    JOSEPH2 CANTRELL, (Richard1),

    b abt 1695 Philadelphia, PA m Catharina _____. Joseph is named as a grandson in the will of Jane Jones, written in 1730. He apparently grew up in Philadelphia, and moved when a young man to what is now Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, about 20 miles down the Delaware River from Philadelphia. This area had been settled by the Swedes, including some Finns, in 1638, and they had established there the Holy Trinity Church, known in later years as "Old Swedes Church.".

    The present structure was built in 1698 and is still in use today. It was Swedish Lutheran until 1791, when the last Swedish pastor departed and jurisdiction was transferred to the Protestant Episcopal Church. Joseph married probably married about 1718, his wife was named Catharina. Susan Christie in 1908 thought that Catharina was probably a descendant of one of the old Swedish families, and I tend to agree with that conclusion. Some researchers have thought that Joseph's wife was Catherine Heath, but I have seen no record or evidence to support that idea.

    Joseph Cantrell and his wife were attending Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church by 1720, and three of their children were baptized there between 1720 and 1726. Joseph and his family probably lived in the Wilmington area of Delaware until the 1730's. They are said to have been in Orange Co., Virginia, in 1738, and possibly lived there until about 1750.

    At that time the proprietor of the Granville District in North Carolina was opening that area for settlement and offering good land at low prices. Many families traveled down the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia into North Carolina, and Joseph Cantrell and several of his children were apparently among those who made this journey. No will or estate settlement for Joseph Cantrell has been found in Delaware or in North Carolina, but he is thought to have died in North Carolina.

    The 1755 tax list of Orange Co., North Carolina, shows Joseph's son John Cantrell with two taxable white males. Since John's sons were under 12 years old, it seems likely that joseph Cantrell was the other male, and that he was living with his son John at that time. Joseph probably died in the 1760's, but no record has been found of his death. Joseph and Catharina are thought to have had ten or more children.

    end of comment

    From material prepared by Eddy and Glenda Harrel - Reference attributed to "Early Families of the North Carolina Counties of Rockingham and Stokes with Revolutionary Service", compiled and published by members of James Hunter Chapter, National Society, Daughter of American Revolution of Madison, North Carolina, published 1977:

    Joseph spent his early boyhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joseph and Catharina lived in New Castle County, Pennsylvania on or near the site of the present city of Wilmington, Delaware, and were attendants at Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church before 1720. Their first three children were baptised at the old historical church, known as Old Swedes, which is one of the oldest and quaintest churches in this country.

    Joseph was probably a farmer in these lower counties of Pennsylvania, which later became part of Delaware. A published work of the wills in the county of New Castle fails to reveal a will of Joseph or Catharina. It is possible that Joseph accompanied some of the sons on the move south to North Carolina. In 1752 and 1753, son John was taxed for two white polls in Orange County, North Carolina. One may have been his father. A complete list of the children of John and Catharina has never been found. The nine children listed were compiled from family records and the court and county records of Orange County North Carolina. The sixth child (a female, name unknown) was born about 1722.

    Christina Parish was mostly situated on both sides of Christina Creek, partly on both sides of Brandywine Creek in New Castle County and in the Hundreds of New Castle, Christina and Brandywine. It stretched two Swedish miles in length, and one in breadth. The most remote families of the parish were not more than six and a half English miles distance from the church. The city of Wilmington is built on the Swedish "church land" and the charter for the town was granted on 1735. At the time Joseph Cantril went there, it was known as Christina.

    Many of the earliest records of this locality have been lost, or destroyed, and at best are very incomplete. There is evidence, however, from the scattered records in New Castle County today, that descendents of Richard Cantril lived there from before 1720 until 1797, though the majority moved south during this period.

    A published work of the wills and probates of New Castle County during the period of Joseph's residence there fails to reveal his will or probate. As he was a man in his 50s when his sons moved south to Carolina, it can be assumed that he made the move with his sons. In the tax list submitted to the Orange County Court, North Carolina for the year 1754, his son John's household listed two taxable white males. As John's sons were under 16 years of age, it can be assumed that one of these was his father, Joseph.

    •******Virginia Young***********

    JOSEPH CANTRELL WAS BORN ABOUT 1695 IN PHILADELPHIA, PA. HE MARRIED CATHERINE HEATH ABOUT 1718. A COMPLETE LIST OF THE CHILDREN OF JOSEPH AND CATHERINE HAS NEVER BEEN LOCATED. ONE DAUGHTER MAY HAVE BEEN SARAH, WHO WAS THE WIFE OF LAWRENCE BANKSTON. FOR OVER 60 YEARS THE CANTRELL AND BANKSTON FAMILIES MIGRATED AND SETTLED TOGETHER. LAWRENCE BANKSTON STATED IN A COURT CASE IN 1807, THAT HE HAD KNOWN ISAAC CANTRELL FOR OVER 50 YEARS. THE FOLLOWING LIST IS COMPILED FROM THE BAPTISMAL LIST, THE LIST PROVIDED BY THE FAMILY GENEALOGIST IN 1907 AND FROM THE COUNTY RECORDS IN ORANGE COUNTY, NC.:

    1. HANNAH CANTRELL-BORN 20 MARCH 1720 IN PA. AND BAPTIZED 25, APRIL 1720 2. DAUGHTER BORN ABT. 1722. 3. JOHN CANTRELL 4. JOSEPH CANTRELL 5. ZEBULON CANTRELL 6. ISAAC CANTRELL 7. JAMES CANTRELL 8. BENJAMIN CANTRELL-BORN ABT. 1733 IN ORANGE CO. 9. STEPHEN CANTRELL-BORN ABT. 1735 IN ORANGE CO. VA.

    **********Judia Kemper Terry******************

    Joseph Cantrill was born about 1695 in Philadelphia, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania. He died in New Castle, Pennsylvania. He was buried in possibly Orange County, North Carolina. "Joseph Cantrill was born about 1695 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and spent his early boyhood in that city. Married Catharina _______. They were living in New Castle County, Pennsylvania, on or near the site of the present city of Wilmington, Delaware, and were attendants at Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church before 1720. It is probable that Catharina was a daughter of one of the Old Swedes, first settlers of this section, but we could not verify this. Their first three children were baptized at the old historic church still used and known as Old Swedes, which is one of the oldest and quaintest churches in this country.

    "Christina parish was mostly situated on both sides of Christina Creek, partly on both sides of Brandywine Creek in New Castle County, and in the Hundreds of New Castle, Christina and Brandywine. It stretched two Swedish miles distant from the church. The city of Willmington is built on the Swedish "church land" and the charter for the town was granted in 1735. At the time Joseph Cantrill went there it was known as Christina.

    "Many of the earliest records of this locality have been lost, or destroyed, and at best are very incomplete. There is evidence, however, from the scattered records in New Castle County today, that descendants of Richard Cantrill lived there from before 1720 until 1797, though the majority moved south during this period. Children: Hannah, born March 20, 1720; baptised April 25, 1720, at Old Swedes; John; Joseph; Zebulon; Isaac; a daughter (name unknown." (THE CANTRILL - CANTRELL GENEALOGY, 1908, by Susan Cantrill Christie, page 7.)

    "Joseph Cantrill, son of Richard, was born about 1695 in Philadelphia, PA., where he probably spent his boyhood years and moved south to the lower counties of PA. after reaching manhood. He married Catherine Heath about 1718. She was a daughter of John and Hannah Haines Heath. John Heath was a grandson of Thomas Heath who came to America from England in 1635 on the ship, SAFETY, landing in VA. and who later moved north to the lower counties, which later became part of Delaware. Joseph was probably a farmer in New Castle county.

    We know that they were attending Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church in Wilmington as three of their children were baptized at this oldest and quaintest church in the nation.

    Christina Parish was mostly situated on both sides of Christina Creek and partly on both sides of Brandywine Creek in New Castle county.

    The most remote families were not more than six and one half miles from the church. Wilmington was first known as Christina and was built on Swedish "Churchland", and the charter was granted in 1735. Most of the records of the area have been lost, but we do know that descendants of Richard were living in the area from 1720-1787, though the majority had moved south to Virginia and the Carolinas. A published work of the wills and probates in New Castle county, does not contain any record of Joseph or Catherine. It can be assumed that they had made the trip south.

    In the tax list submitted to the Orange County Court for the year of 1754, son, John was listed as having two taxable white males. As John's sons were under 10 years of age, the possibility exists that this other was for his father. A complete list of the children has never been found, but the following was compiled from the family genealogist and from county court records of Orange County, North Carolina."

    (Carolyn Sue Mitchell Bouska, 15001 Quail Drive, Balch Springs, Texas 75180-2447; tele: 214-557-5532, 1993 - 1995, as per "The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy, A record of the descendants of Richard Cantrill, who was a resident of Philadelphia prior to 1689, and of earlier Cantrills in England and America," by Susan Cantrill Christie, later revised and published again by J. R. and Jackie Cantrell, further revised and published in 1973 by Joseph Caten.)

    "Joseph Cantrell was born abaout 1695 in Phildelphia, PA.. He spent his early childhood in that city. His parents may have moved to the lower counties of PA. soon after 1700. He married Catherine Heath ca 1718. According to one genealogist, she was a daughter of John and Hannah Heath. So far, research has not been located to substantiate. We do know that her christian name was Catherine from the baptismal records at the Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) church at Wilmnington, Delaware. One researcher has stated that she was a great granddaughter of Thomas Heath who came to America in 1635 on the ship "SAFETY" landing in VA. and later moving north and finally settling near New Castle, PA. (later Delaware).

    From the Holy Trinity records of 1697 to 1773, which were translated from the Swedish to English in 1890, we find that Joseph and Catherine had three children baptized there in the 1720's.

    They were Hannah, John and Joseph.

    Christina Parish was mostly situated on both sides of Christina Creek, partly on both sides of Brandywine Creek in New Castle County, Pa. and in the Hundreds of New Castle, Christina and Brandywine. It stretched two Swedish miles in length and one in breadth. The most remote families of the parish were not more than six and one half English miles distant from the church.

    The city of Wilmington is built on the Swedish "churchland" and the charter for the town was granted in 1735. At the time, Joseph lived there it was known as Christina. Most of the earliest records of this locality have been lost or destroyed and at the best are very incomplete. There is evidence, however, from some of the scattered records in New Castle Co., that possible descendants of Richard Cantrill lived in the area from 1720 to 1787, although the majority had moved south during this period. There is a published work of the wills and probates of New Castle Co., during the period of Joseph's residence, but it fails to reveal evidence of Richard or Dorothy's death.

    From the records of the western part of VA. we know that in 1738, Joseph and his brother, Zebulon were in Orange County, VA.. A Rev. William William, an early Presbyterian minister filed suit for libel against dozens of the settlers in the Valley. The list of defendents encluded Zebulon Cantrel and Joseph Cantrel. We know that son, John was in Orange County, NC.

    in 1754, when the tax list for that year was submitted by the sheriff, and that the list had two taxable white males. John's oldest son was too young to have been taxed so the other one may have been for Joseph. A complete list of the children of Joseph and Catherine has never been located. One daughter may have been Sarah, who was the wife of Lawrence Bankston. For over 60 years the Cantrell and Bankston families migrated and settled together. Lawrence Bankston stated in a court case in 1807 that he had known Isaac Cantrell for over 50 years.

    The following list is compiled from the baptismal list, the list provided by the family genealogist in 1907 and from the county records in Orange County, North Carolina."

    (Carolyn Sue Mitchell Bouska, 15001 Quail Drive, Balch Springs, Texas 75180-2447; tele: 214-557-5532, 1993 - 1995, as per Warren G. Cantrell, 1913 Willowbend, Killeen, Texas 76543.) He was married to Catherina Heath about 1718 in Holy Trinity Ch., New Castle, DE.



    It is probable that Catherine was the daughter of one of the Old Swedes, first settlers of the section.

    Her first three children were baptised in the Old Swedes Chruch. At this time the old location was called Christiana.

    {Warren G. Cantrell STRONGLY DISAGREES that Catherine is a daughter of John & Hannah. There were five Heath families in the Philadelphia area. Why would he marry a girl from MA which was so far away....9/2/1995/DAH}

    end of comments

    Will get back to you on this when I have time.

    Joyce

    On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 8:27 AM, info@classroomfurniture.com wrote:
    Hello Joyce.
    You are citing:


    Is this correct? Did you see the gravesite yourself? Please advise as there are many conflicting burial sites for Joseph.

    end of query - no response

    Birth: 1695
    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia County
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Death: 1755
    Orange County
    North Carolina, USA

    Joseph Cantrell was born about 1695 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and after reaching manhood moved to the “lower counties of Pennsylvania” that later became the state of Delaware. He married Catharina (surname unknown) about 1718, and they were living in New Castle County, Pennsylvania, near the present city of Wilmington, Delaware, and before 1720, were attendants at Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church. Catharina was probably the daughter of one of the original Old Swedes families who first settled on the Swedish “church land.” From the Holy Trinity records of 1697 to 1773, which were translated from Swedish to English in 1890, we find that Joseph and Catharina had three children baptized there in the 1720s. They were Hannah, John and Joseph.

    At the time Joseph Cantrell settled there, the town was known as Christina, which was mostly situated on both sides of Christina Creek, partly on both sides of Brandywine Creek in New Castle County, and in the Hundreds of New Castle, Christina and Brandywine. The most remote families of the parish were not more than six and a half miles from the church. The city of Wilmington, Delaware was built on Swedish “church land.” The charter for the town was granted in 1735.

    There aren’t any further records of Joseph or Catharina in the remaining records of Delaware, but from the records of Jefferson County, West Virginia, we know that in 1738, Joseph and his brother, Zebulon, were involved in a lawsuit in Orange County, Virginia. The libel suit brought against 54 defendants for “signing a scandalous paper reflecting on the Complaintiff” by Rev. William Williams (Presbyterian) occurred on July 27, 1738. It was filed at the Orange County, Virginia courthouse. Both Joseph and Zebulon were listed as "other defendants." The events that were described in the suit probably happened somewhere between Winchester, Virginia and what is now Martinsburg, West Virginia, which is where the Rev. Williams lived.

    While living in New Castle County, Joseph's son, Isaac Cantrell, became associated with the Welsh Tract Baptist Church located at the foot of Iron Hill, in Pencader Hundred. It is the oldest Primitive Baptist church in America, and Isaac was probably licensed to preach by this group. As the Church was composed of Welsh People, the preaching for about one hundred years was in the Welsh language. Isaac’s mother, Catharina, was more than likely of Swedish parentage, but we know for certain that his grandmother, Dorothy Jones, was born in Wales. The Welsh language is not just a dialect of English; it is a language with an older pedigree, and a distinct one. Isaac Cantrell would have to have been fluent in the Welsh language to have been a member of this church in the 1700s.

    A record of Isaac’s brother Zebulon being a witness to the will of Thomas Edmond on July 21, 1758, is among the Welsh Tract Baptist Church records, and lends further evidence that the Cantrells were early members of this church.

    About 1747, many of the Cantrells as well as allied families joined a large caravan in the movement southward. They moved along the Great Wagon Road down through the Great Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Within view to the west of the Valley rose the Alleghenies and to the east were the Blue Ridge Mountains. From Roanoke, the Wagon Road went through the Staunton Gap and on south to the Piedmont Plateau of the Carolinas. They settled in the "Land of Eden" Granville County, North Carolina, which became Orange County in September 1752. Later, in 1785, this part of Orange County became Rockingham County.

    In the tax list submitted to the Orange County Court for the year of 1754, John Cantrell was listed as having two taxable white males. It is possible that one of the males may have been his father Joseph. Isaac received a land grant for 202 acres of land in Orange County on November 13, 1756. Isaac sold this land to his brother John on 13 Mar 1759.

    I have created this memorial in honor and memory of Joseph and his descendants at Old Swedes Church where he was a member and several of his children were baptized. He was my husband's 5th great grandfather.

    CHILDREN:

    *James Cantrell (b. 1719 New Castle Co., DE; d. TN. James Cantrell settled in Southern Tennessee and owned the farm where the Battle of Shiloh was fought during the Civil War.

    * Hannah Cantrell (b. 20 Mar 1720 Christina, New Castle, DE)

    * John Cantrell (b. 6 Oct 1724 New Castle, DE; d. 11 Feb 1803 Spartanburg Co., SC) m. abt 1743 in Newcastle, DE, Rachel Brittain (b. 1725 New Castle Co., DE; d. abt 1769 Rockingham Co., NC) They had 17 children. John married secondly, Jane ___, and they had 6 children.

    *Joseph Cantrell (b. Jun 1726 Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE; d. Jan 1804 Caswell Co., NC) m. Jemima Mitchell.

    *Zebulon Cantrell (b. abt 1728 New Castle Co., DE; d. 1765 Orange Co., NC) m. Mary Montgomery.

    *Isaac Cantrell (b. abt. 1729 New Castle Co., DE; d. 23 Aug 1805 Spartanburg Co., SC) m. Talitha Cloud about 1750 in Rockingham Co., NC, Elizabeth ___ about 1769 in Rockingham Co., NC, and Mary Linder about 1773 in Rockingham Co., NC.



    Family links:
    Parents:
    Richard Cantrell (1660 - 1753)
    Dorothy Jones Cantrell (1672 - 1730)

    Spouse:
    Catherine Cantrell (1697 - 1755)*

    Children:
    Hannah Cantrell (1720 - ____)*
    John Cantrell (1724 - 1803)*
    Joseph Cantrell (1726 - 1804)*
    Zebulon Cantrell (1728 - 1765)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1729 - 1805)*

    Sibling:
    Mary Cantril (1694 - 1695)*
    Joseph Cantrell (1695 - 1755)

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Old Swedes Churchyard
    Wilmington
    New Castle County
    Delaware, USA

    Created by: jcq
    Record added: Feb 24, 2012
    Find A Grave Memorial# 85625396

    end of biography

    Buried:
    Click this link to view more images, history & map of Gloria Dei Church ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Dei_%28Old_Swedes%27%29_Church

    Joseph married Catherine LNU 0___ 1718, New Castle County, Delaware. Catherine was born 27 May 1697, Haverhill, Massachusetts; died 30 Aug 1755, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; was buried Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet]


  2. 97.  Catherine LNU was born 27 May 1697, Haverhill, Massachusetts; died 30 Aug 1755, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; was buried Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

    Other Events:

    • Burial: Old Swedes Churchyard, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    • Also Known As: Catherina
    • Death: ~ 1734, New Castle County, Delaware

    Notes:

    Mailing-List: archive/latest/50
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    Resent-Sender: CANTRELL-L-request@rootsweb.com
    Lynn.

    For Lord's sake take the Hannah Haynes junk out of your file. That was a rumor that I started 25 years ago and have lived to regret. John "Snow Shoe" and Hannah Hanes Heath did not have, I repeat. Did not have a daughter Catherine among their 10 or 12 children.

    Warren G. Cantrell
    Family Historian
    1913 Willowbend Dr.
    Killeen,. TX 76543
    (254) 699-2143

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    Loop: CANTRELL-L@rootsweb.com
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    Diane,

    Please, please remove all information from your files that Catherine was a daughter of John "Snow Shoe" and Hannah Haynes Heath. That was a ruor that I started 25 years ago and have long regretted. John and hannah did not and I repeat did not have a dau. named Catherine. Futher there is not proof that Catherine was a Heath. That was a rumor that Nobel Bethel started in 1928.
    His opinion was based on the 1747 will of John Heath that named a cousin, Alice Cantrell as an heir. john and Hanah Haynes Heath never left MA or Conn.

    Warren G. Cantrell
    1913 Willowbend Dr.
    Killeen TX 76543
    (254) 699-2143

    end of comments

    "It is probable that Catherine was the daughter of one of the Old Swedes, first settlers of the section. Her first three children were baptized in the Old Swedes Church. At this time the location was called Christiana. Several of Richard Cantrill's descendents lived there between 1720-1797."

    Warren G. Cantrell STRONGLY DISAGREES that Catherine is daughter of John & Hannah Haines Heath. Warren notes that there were five HEATH families in the Philadelphia area and posits, "Why would he marry a girl from MA which was so far away"...2 Sep 1995.

    It is interesting to note that her first child, a girl, was named, "Hannah" (after her mother?) and her second child, a son, named, "John" (after her father?)

    end of comment

    Proposed Change: Joseph C. Cantrell (I3944)
    Tree: The Hennessee Family
    Link:

    Description: Although possible, it is unlikely that Joseph C Cantrell's wife, Catherine Heath Cantrell, and mother, Dorothy Jones Cantrell, died on the same day. Suspect someone has picked up the wrong date for one or the other of these two ladies.

    Charline Rambaud
    cjunemc@gmail.com

    end of note

    Birth: May 27, 1697
    Haverhill
    Essex County
    Massachusetts, USA
    Death: Aug. 30, 1755
    Wilmington
    New Castle County
    Delaware, USA


    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Joseph Cantrell (1695 - 1755)

    Children:
    Hannah Cantrell (1720 - ____)*
    John Cantrell (1724 - 1803)*
    Joseph Cantrell (1726 - 1804)*
    Zebulon Cantrell (1728 - 1765)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1729 - 1805)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Old Swedes Churchyard
    Wilmington
    New Castle County
    Delaware, USA

    Created by: jcq
    Record added: Feb 24, 2012
    Find A Grave Memorial# 85625453

    Buried:
    Click this link to view more images, history & map of Gloria Dei Church ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Dei_%28Old_Swedes%27%29_Church

    Children:
    1. James Cantrell was born 0___ 1719, New Castle County, Delaware; died Tennessee.
    2. Hannah Cantrell was born 20 Mar 1720, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    3. 48. John Cantrell, Sr. was born 6 Oct 1724, New Castle County, Delaware; died 0Feb 1803, Spartanburg, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    4. Joseph Cantrell was born June 1726, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died 0Jan 1804, Caswell County, North Carolina.
    5. Daughter Cantrell
    6. Zebulon Cantrell was born 0___ 1728, Wilmington, Delaware; died 0___ 1760, Frederick County, Virginia.
    7. 50. Isaac Thornton Cantrell was born 27 Jan 1729, New Castle County, Delaware; died 23 Aug 1805, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
    8. Benjamin Cantrell was born C. 1733, New Castle County, Delaware.
    9. Stephen Cantrell was born C. 1735, New Castle County, Delaware; was buried 1777-1783, Wilkes County, Georgia.

  3. 98.  John Brittain was born 0___ 1694, New Castle County, Delaware; died 31 May 1756, Southboro, Worchester County, Massachusetts.

    John married Elizabeth LNU 0___ 1716, Marlboro, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]


  4. 99.  Elizabeth LNU
    Children:
    1. 49. Hannah Jane Brittain was born 0___ 1725, New Castle County, Delaware; died 0___ 1769, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina.

  5. 102.  Jeremiah Cloud, The Immigrant was born 7 Feb 1657, Calne, Wiltshire, England (son of William Cloud, The Immigrant and Susanna James); died 2 Dec 1717, Neehman's Creek, Rockland Manor, New Castle County, Delaware.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Cordwainer
    • Religion: Quaker

    Notes:

    He was a Cordwainer (a rope maker) and worked with leather. He lived in Concord Twp, Chester, Penn. His father willed him 200 acres of purchased land. He was overseer in trust over will. His father gave him 2 100 acre land patents of land on Naman's Creek, Philadelphia, Pen. on 12 Mar 1691-2. He was granted 500 acres more. Was aboard the Ship UNICORN in 1682.
    -
    Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834
    CLOUD, JEREMIAH. E. Marlborough, yeoman.
    February 19, 1747/8. February 26, 1747/8. B. 245.
    Provides for wife Anne. To son William the plantation where he now dwells being by estimation 200 acres where my son Joel formerly dwelt. To son Jeremiah the plantation whereon I dwell containing 230 acres. To son Mordecai that tract of land my father gave to my brother Daniel near Chichester. To grandson Joel that settlement on which his father dwelt by estimate 100 acres. To daughter in law Hester Cloud the profits of said land for the bringing up of the children, viz David, Daniel and Joel till they are 14. To son in law Thomas Underwood 1 shilling. To granddaughter Lydia Underwood ¹10 at 18. Mentions apprentice Abraham Johnston.
    Executor: son Jeremiah and Daniel Baily and Joseph Davis, assistants.
    Testator died before he could sign the will. Witnessed by John Cloud,
    Geo. Baily.
    A Calendar of Delaware Wills New Castle County, Probate 21 December 1717 C:118

    Religion:
    History of the Quakers. The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the mid 17th century in Lancashire.

    Members are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord".

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Quakers

    Jeremiah married Elizabeth Ann Bailey 10 Jul 1685, Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was born cir 1667, Calne, Wiltshire, England; died 1717-1750, Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet]


  6. 103.  Elizabeth Ann Bailey was born cir 1667, Calne, Wiltshire, England; died 1717-1750, Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. 51. Talitha Cloud was born 0Sep 1731, New Castle County, Delaware; died 0___ 1768, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina; was buried Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina.

  7. 112.  William Webb was born 0___ 1694, New Kent County, Virginia (son of John Webb and Sarah Cocke).

    William — Jane Martin. [Group Sheet]


  8. 113.  Jane Martin
    Children:
    1. 56. John Webb was born 0___ 1740, Saint Peters Parish, Hanover, Virginia; died 0___ 1803, Rutherford County, North Carolina.

  9. 114.  James Henry Byars was born 0___ 1713, Hanover County, Virginia (son of John Byars and Elizabeth Glen); died 0___ 1792, Hanover County, Virginia.

    Other Events:

    • Military: Patriotic Service (DAR Ancestor #: A017964)
    • Alt Birth: 0___ 1713, New Kent County, Virginia
    • Alt Death: 0___ 1792, St. John's Parish, Granville County, North Carolina

    Notes:

    From "Colonial Granville And It's People", by Ray, p. 174; we know that a John and James Byars were early Granville settlers...Margie Tucker

    end


    Message #27 Monday, September 27, 1999

    Subject: JAMES HENRY BYARS/BYERS b.1713 VA, m. PEGGY (MARGARET) GENTRY & CHILDREN

    Posted by: CLARA BYARS/BYERS GREEN

    Message:

    Really hit jackpot today, my ancestors were the above, their son, Capt. John Henry Byars b.1734 m. Elizabeth Thomason (Thompson?) b.1735, they had a son called Capt. George Byars (1771-1843 )m. Sarah Watkins (1794-1869), their son William Peyton Byars (b.1792-1873) m. Nancy Sutton.

    These two moved their family to southern Illinois (Marion Co.) in 1827 and the family pretty much stayed there until WW2 when my oldest brother,

    William D. Byars, Jr., relocated to Oklahoma. His only son,

    William Robert Byars lives near Tulsa. I've been trying to find info about James Henry's parents and how they came to America & from where.

    Believe this is the Byers sept of the Clan Lindsay and they came from Scotland via Ulster in the Plantation of the 1600's.

    Do please write me if you have anything to add. Sure hope you find this useful. CGreen2505@aol.com

    end








    James (Henry) Byars Deed Granville Co NC

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    James (Henry) Byars Deed Granville Co NC
    Posted by: Tim Byars Date: January 25, 2001 at 23:08:44 of 473


    I would like to share the following information from Marjorie Tucker. Marjorie was a Byars researcher over the past 20 + years. She passed from this life last year but wanted to share her work with other Byars
    researchers. I have included below her comments regarding the James Byars deed in Granville County, North Carolina (1757), and her transcription of that deed.

    From: MTucker211@aol.com
    Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 1999 5:28 PM
    To: tblife@bigfoot.com
    Subject: James Byars Deed

    Tim, I suppose you gave up on my transcribing the deed! It was very difficult, but I am satisfied with my results. I very much appreciate your scanning it for me. That helped a lot.

    I am attaching it as a file, but I have made comments that I will paste here. I would very much like to have copies of this deed sent to all serious Byars researchers. I consider this a very important new breakthrough. I welcome comments by others.

    Marjorie Stewart Tucker (1932-2000)

    COMMENTS

    The following is a copy of the abstract of the Granville Deed, which has appeared in print for many years - at least as early as 1944 in the Will Franke papers:

    Granville Co., NC, Book C, page 334 - Indenture Nov. 3, 1757 Nathaniel Henderson and wife, Parish St. John to James Byars of Hanover County, Va. 400 acres in County of Granville, Parish of St. John - Both sides of Michael's Creek along Haywood (?) line. Witness Wm Sims - Proven Dec. 6, 1757.

    There is a very important inaccuracy in this abstract. The location of the 400 acres is crucial to Byars research. It is a "parcel of land containing by estimation four hundred acres situate lying & being in the County of Granville & Parish of St. Johns & on both sides of Michael's Crook of Island Creek."

    Both Nathan Byars and William Byars took the State Oath of Allegiance Nov. 15, 1777, being of 77 persons in the Island Creek so doing. For some time I had been unsure of the identification of this William, because there was only one William who received a pension from the Rev. War from either North or South Carolina, and he was William, son of David Byars and Margaret Carson.

    I now believe the William of Island Creek, was the William who married Sarah Ann Doggett. I found a note in the Byars/Byers Family Enquirer, Vol. No. 1, March 1986, page 5 that there is a reference to William Byers being a Rev. Soldier in the DOGGETT FAMILY BOOK, Pub. 1894. This William has no DAR record, and did not receive a pension.

    Nathan Byars and William Byars were most likely brothers or cousins.

    It is important to find that James Byars bought land in the Island Creek area, but it is still unclear whether he ever lived there. Note that he paid for the 400 acres with Virginia currency, indicating he was living in Virginia at the time (1757). Note also that James and his wife, Rachel, of Hanover Co., VA, sold half of New Market Grist Mill Feb. 8, 1790, indicating that he was still living in Virginia then.

    The 400 acres bordered the land of Capt. Sherwood Haywood. His name was not clear in the abstract.

    Note: I still have not found that James' name was James Henry.


    Granville County, NC, Book C, pp. 334-335 November 3, 1757

    This Indenture made this third day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & fifty seven Between Nathaniel Henderson & his wife Patience in the County of Granville Carolina of His own part and James Byars in the County of Hanover in Virginia the other part Witnesseth that the said Nathaniel Henderson & Patience his wife for and in consideration of the sum of forty pounds Virginia Currency to them in hand by the said James Byars at or before the onsealing & delivery of the sd. presents the sd. script whereof they the sd. Nathl. Henderson & Patience his wife doth hereby acknowledge & thereof & of & from every part & parcel thereof doth acquit & discharge the said James Byars his heirs Exers. & Admrs. They the said Nathaniel Henderson & Patience his wife hath granted bargained & sold aliened (transferred) enfeoffed (made a gift of any corporeal hereditamints to another) released & confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain & sell alien enfeoff Release & Confirm unto the said James Byars and to his heirs & assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land containing by estimation four hundred acres situate lying & being in the County of Granville & Parish of St. Johns & on both sides of Michaels Crook of Island Creek the same land being part of a greater quantity granted by Deeds to the said Nathaniel Henderson dated the fourteenth day of May 1757 and bounded as follows to wit Beginning at a Red Oak in a line of the said Nathl Henderson thence along Sherd Haywoods (Capt. Sherwood Haywood - his name is spelled in full in the deed preceding this one) line South 30 degrees West one hundred & fifty two poles to a Red Oak thence South one hundred fifty six poles to a Hicory thence East two hundred poles crossing the I Creek (Island Creek) to a Red Oak then North one hundred & four poles to a red oak then East ninety poles to a pine then North one hundred seventy three poles to a Red Oak then West two hundred & four poles to the beginning and all houses out houses edifices buildings trees woods underwoods waters water courses fences yards gardens feedings profits commodities advantages hereditaments & appurtenances whatsoever to the said tract or parcel of land belonging or in anywise appurtaining and the Reversion Remainder and Remainders Rents issues & profits of all & singular the said premises and of every part & parcel thereof and also all the Estate Right Title or claim whatsoever of them the said Nathaniel Henderson & Patience his wife of in or to the sd. premises above memtioned & every part thereof To have and to hold the said four hundred acres of land & premises above mentioned & every part & parcel thereof to the appurtenances unto the said James Byars his heirs & assigns to the only proper use and behoof of him the said James Byars his heirs & assigns forever and they the sd. Nathaniel Henderson & Patience his wife for themselves their heirs Exers & Admrs doth covenant & grant to and with the said James Byars his heirs & assigns forever against the claim challenge or demand of them the sd. Nathaniel Henderson & Patience his wife their heirs and all & every other person or persons shall & will warrant and forever defend by these presents.

    In Witness whereof they the sd. Nathaniel Henderson & Patience his wife hath hereunto set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written.

    Nathaniel Henderson (LS)
    Patience X Henderson (LS)

    Memorandum that on the day & year first within mentioned (can't read) & quiet possession and Livery of seizin (archaic phrase meaning an act of transferring physical possession of property) of the lands & premises within mentioned was conveyed & delivered by the within named Nathaniel Henderson & Patience his wife unto the within named James Byars to hold to him his heirs & assigns according to the purport bias intent & meaning of the within written Deed.

    In the presence of Nathaniel Henderson (LS)

    William Sims mark

    Patience X Henderson (LS)

    Received the day & year first within mentioned of the within named James Byars the sum of forty pounds Virginia Currency it being the consideration within mentioned to be by him paid.

    William Sims Nathaniel Henderson

    At a Court for Granville County 6th December 1757. Nathaniel Henderson acknowledged this Deed with the Livery of Seizin & the Receit thereon endorsed to be his Acts & deeds, previous to which, Patience, wife of the sd. Nathaniel Henderson, who being first privately examined according to Law by Samuel Henderson, Esqr. appointed for that purpose by the Court, relinquished her right of Dower in the Lands by this Deed conveyed all which on Motion were Ordered to be Register'd.

    end

    Truly Register'd. William Eaton, Public Registrar

    Will book- 8 Feb 1790

    James Byars of Hanover Co., and Rachel his wife to Pleasant Terrell; 1/2 of New Market Grist Mill on Little River and 2-1/2 acres of land loining said mill; the one half acre on the opposite side of the river from the mil and the other acre and 3/4 joining the mill house...Dossels line...Browns line...to the mill house there being about 1-3/4 acres in said line; further I give said Terrel liberty to build a Cay Dam on my land joining William Harris provided said Harris is willing for same to be built and logs to build said dam.

    end

    http://duplin.lostsoulsgenealogy.com/ncparishes.htm

    St. John’s Parish in Granville County In 1746, when Granville Co., N.C. was formed from Edgecombe, St. John's Parish was created, including all of Granville Co. In 1761, Granville Co. was divided into two parishes, the western part becoming Granville Parish and the eastern part remaining St. John's. In 1764, the whole of St. John's Parish, the eastern part of Granville Co., became Bute County and a small part of Northampton Go., N.C. was added to Bute, in 1766.

    end

    Military:
    provided supplies to the American Army...

    James married Margaret "Peggy" Gentry (Louisa County, Virginia). Margaret was born 0___ 1693, (Virginia); died Aft 1734, (Louisa County, Virginia). [Group Sheet]


  10. 115.  Margaret "Peggy" Gentry was born 0___ 1693, (Virginia); died Aft 1734, (Louisa County, Virginia).

    Notes:

    Probably connected to Nathan Gentry... http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Gentry-249

    Children:
    1. John Byars, Sr. was born 16 Mar 1734, Louisa County,Virginia Colony; died 23 Dec 1781, Louisa County, Virginia.
    2. James Byars was born 0___ 1740, (Hanover County, Virginia).
    3. 57. Sarah Byars was born 0___ 1742, Granville County, North Carolina; died Aft 1803, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
    4. Mourning Byars was born Abt 1755, St. Martin's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia; died 0___ 1791, Louisa County, Virginia.

  11. 120.  Evan Watkins was born ~ 1716 (son of Peter Watkins and Mary Griffith); died 0___ 1765, Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Evan "John" Watkins
    • Alt Birth: 0___ 1710, New Castle County, Delaware, a British Colony of America

    Notes:

    "... Evan Watkins who established Watkins Ferry on the Potomac River in Fredrick County, Virgina about 1738."

    Evan married Mary Catherine LNU Bef 1733. Mary was born ~ 1710, Virginia; died 0May 1764, Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America. [Group Sheet]


  12. 121.  Mary Catherine LNU was born ~ 1710, Virginia; died 0May 1764, Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Mary Catherine Webb

    Children:
    1. Thomas Watkins was born (Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America).
    2. Evan Watkins, Jr. was born (Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America); died 0___ 1831, Henry County, Kentucky.
    3. David Watkins was born (Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America).
    4. 60. Peter Watkins was born 0___ 1733, Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America; died 0___ 1801, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
    5. Jean Watkins was born (Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America).
    6. Ann Watkins was born (Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America).
    7. Eleanor Watkins was born (Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America).
    8. Sarah Watkins was born (Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America).

  13. 124.  Earlier Byars Antecedents was born (Virginia); died (Virginia).

    Notes:

    The children listed are not necessarily siblings but are related according to DNA testing...Martha Byars

    Earlier married unnamed spouse(s) (Virginia). unnamed was born (Virginia); died (Virginia). [Group Sheet]


  14. 125.  unnamed spouse(s) was born (Virginia); died (Virginia).
    Children:
    1. William Byars was born Abt 1736, (Hanover County, Virginia); died 1794-1795, Burke County, North Carolina.
    2. James Byars was born 0___ 1740, Hanover County, Virginia; died 0___ 1823, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
    3. 62. Nathan Byars was born 0___ 1749, Granville County, North Carolina; died 15 Aug 1846, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; was buried Cowpens National Battlefield, Chesnee, South Carolina.

  15. 126.  Burgess Harrelson was born 0___ 1718, Hanover County, Virginia (son of Peter Harralson and Mary Chambers); died 9 Oct 1772, Orange County, North Carolina.

    Notes:

    Twelve children... http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/u/e/Andrew-T-Fuentes/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0392.html

    Burgess married Elizabeth Gaines 0___ 1740, (Orange County) North Carolina. Elizabeth was born 0___ 1720, Hanover County, Virginia. [Group Sheet]


  16. 127.  Elizabeth Gaines was born 0___ 1720, Hanover County, Virginia.
    Children:
    1. Elijah Harrelson was born Abt 1742, (Hanover County, Virginia); died 1778, (Virginia).
    2. Ezekiel Harrelson was born Abt 1746, Hanover County, Virginia; died 0Sep 1779, Caswell County, North Carolina.
    3. Elisheba Harrelson was born Abt 1742, Hanover County, Virginia.
    4. 63. Drucilla Harrelson was born 0___ 1744, (New Hanover County, North Carolina); died 0___ 1816.
    5. Jemima Harrelson was born Abt 1750, Hanover County, Virginia; died Abt 1777.


Generation: 8

  1. 192.  Richard L. Cantrell, II was christened 13 May 1666, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England (son of Richard L. Cantrell, Sr. and Alice LNU); died 31 May 1753, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; was buried Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Mason & Builder
    • Religion: Church of England
    • Also Known As: Richard L. Cantril
    • Also Known As: Richard L. Cantrill

    Notes:

    About Richard L Cantrill


    Richard L. Cantrill of Charles City, Virginai was born in March 1666 and died May 13, 1753. He was a member of the Church of England, and married Dorothy Jones, a Quaker from Wales, against family wishes in 1693 in Philadelphia. Richard was a friend of William Penn. He was also founder of the first brick factory in this country with his partner, Daniel Peggy. They built the first brick house in Philadelphia. -------------------- Name: Richard Cantrill 2

    Sex: M

    Birth: 13 MAY 1660 in Derbyshire County, England

    Death: 31 MAY 1753 in Philadelphia, PA

    Note:

    Richard's shire of birth was established from a petition that he submitted to John Blackwell, Esq., governor of the Province of Pennsylvania, in July of July of 1689 stating that his nephew, Joseph Cantril had drowned in the Schuykull River, 10 May 1689, and that Joseph had older and younger brother's in Derbyshire, England. He posted a bond of one hundred pounds.

    This document is on file at the register of Wills, City Hall Philadelphia. Pa. Admin. book A page 66, file no. 54.

    It is known from the tax records of Derbyshire that there were several Cantril (Cantrell) family's living in the area at the time of Richards birth. In 1986 a researcher found one Richard Cantril's Baptismal record in Derbyshire, England with the parents listed as Richard and Alice Cantril. This Richard was born on May 13, 1666 in the Parish of Bakewell. In the nearby Parish of Ashover there is another record of a Joseph Cantril's christening, recorded as 23 Dec, 1666. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Cantril. Last there is a family listed by the name of Richard and Mary Cantril in Bakewell Parish in 1694 and 97. Any one of these could be our set of missing parents.

    According to land records and family lore Richard was thought to be a Brick Mason and possibly operated a brickyard in PA. No record has been found at this time of either a Richard or Joseph Cantril's immigration in the 1680s. It is said by some that he erected the first brick house in the city of Pa. but no record has been found to establish this fact. It is known that the house belong to one Robert Turner and was built on the SW corner of Front and Mulberry (arch) street. From a letter written by Mr.Turner to William Penn dated August 3, 1685, " And since I built my brick house the foundation of which was laid ar they going..."

    The next record of Richard and Dorothy is in the 1703 Delaware court records found among the grand jury presentments.

    Dorothy Cantril , presented for masking in men's cloths the day after Christmas. Walking and dancing in the house of John Simes at 9 or 10 at night. John Simes who gave the masquerade party was presented for keeping a disorderly house,

    " A nursery of de botch ye inhabitants and youth of this city.. to ye grief of and disturbance of peaceful minds and propagating ye throne of wickedness amongst us."

    From a will and burial records four children can be verified as Richards. There is a Jane ??? and Mary Price mentioned in the will who might also be children.

    PENNSYLVANNIA ARCHIVES A RECORD OF LAND.

    Caveat against surveying of land adjoining Richard Cantrill's estate, issuing to the heirs or executors of said Richard Cantrill, or any under him, 31 May, 1753. As the two son's of Richard left the New Castle area in the late 1720's or early 1730 and moved to the valley of Virginia by 1738, Richard may have also made the move

    Sources:

    Title: Family Search: Ancestral File: Marriage Records 1839-1928 DeWitt County, Illinois; and Robert C. Mott

    Title: Yates Publications Archive

    Text: Source #6068.024; Source Type--Family Group Sheet; 1 page

    Father: Richard Cantrill 1 b: 1636 in Derbyshire, England

    Mother: Alice

    Marriage 1 Dorothy Jane Jones b: 1672 in Wales

    Children

    Mary Cantrell b: 1694

    Joseph Cantrell b: 1695 in Philadelphia, PA

    Zebulon Cantrell b: 1697

    Dorothy Cantrell b: 1699

    Additional information here: http://www.ajlambert.com/jones/gen_ctrl.pdf 1. RICHARD1 Cantrell, (RichardB), b abt 1666 Bakewell Parish, Derbyshire, England d bef 31 May 1753 Pennsylvania. m abt 1693 Dorothy Jones b ca 1672 Flint or Denbigh, Wales dau of Ellis Jones and Jane ____. Richard's baptism was on 13 May 1666 in Bakewell Parish, Derbyshire, England.

    Bakewell Parish was a brickmaking area, and very likely Richard grew up in the brickmakings trade. He was a brickmaker in Philadelphia after he moved to Pennsylvania.

    He probably left England around 1687, sometime after he reached the age of 21.

    Quite possibly he came in the company of his nephew Joseph Cantrell, who was about his age. Joseph drowned in the Schuykill River at Philadelphia on 10 May 1689. Richard Cantrell, his uncle and nearest of kin in Pennsylvania, was appointed administrator of Joseph's estate. Richard's occupation of brickmaker was well suited to Philadelphia, where almost every building was made of brick. The city was planned, laid out in a logical pattern, and was well regulated from its beginning. Pennsylvania Archives, Vol XIX, 6 July 1692, shows that Richard Cantrell was granted a request for a warrant for a lot of 30 feet on Third Street near the Buyring Ground. Probably this same lot was sold the next year.

    Original Records, Deed Book D, 53, p 50, records that on 13 May 1693, Richard Cantrell sold to Thomas Hall, 30 by 190 feet at Third and Market Streets. Richard is thought to have married about 1693, and a few years later he apparently settled into what became his permanent home.

    Patent Book A, Vo. II, p 344 contains a lease made on 5 May 1702, by the Governor of Pennsyvania for a lease of 21 years on more than three acres between Fifth and Sixth Street "to Richard Cantrill, Brickmaker," the rent to be 40 shillings per year. Certain requirements were made: "Said Richard Cantrill shall build, erect, and set up a substantial brick house one story and a half in height and in breadth eighteen feet and in length thrirty-six feet....said Richard Cantrill sshall make an orchard upon some part of the hereby granted land, with at least eighty good bearing apple trees planted thereon, and shall also well and sufficiently fence and enclose the said demised land." No disposition of the estate of Richard has been found in the records, and dates of death for hima and his wife are uncertain.

    Apparently he had died by 31 May 1753, when the Pennsylvania Archives mention Richard Cantrill's estate. Richard married about 1693 Dorothy Jones. Dorothy was born aborn in 1672 in Wales and came to Pennsylvania with her parents in the ship "Submission" in 1682. She was the third of four children of Ellis and Jane Jones, who were Quakers and had come to America to escape religious persecution. Since Richard Cantrell was not a Quaker, he and Dorothy were married "out of meeting", as the Quaker term goes.

    Their apparent first child died, and the Race Street meeting house records list under Burial os Those Not Friends, "Mary, 1-6, 1695, parents Richard and Dorothy Cantrill." Dorothy Jones Cantrell is said to have gone so far from her Quaker upbringing that she attended a masquerade ball in Philadelphia, and she was apparently fond of social events. Dorothy and Richard Cantrell, as city dwellers, had what was probably an easier life than many of their descendants would have when they moved to the frontier communities of the Carolinas and Tennessee.

    As shown by the will of Dorothy's mother, Jane Jones, Richard and Dorothy Jones Cantrell had four known children: + 2.

    i. Mary2 Cantrell b abt 1694 burial 6 Jan 1695 Race Street Meeting House, Philadelphia, PA. + 3.
    ii. Joseph2 Cantrell b ca 1695 Philadelphia, PA m Catharina _______. + 4.
    iii. Zebulon2 Cantrell b abt 1697 Philadelphia, PA, and appears on the tax list in Chester Co., Pennsylvania, in 1718. He was a cordwainer, or shoemake, by occupation. Zebulon moved later into the Welsh Tract district in New Castle County (now Delaware). There he was a witness to a will in 1758. In 1763 he bought 200 acres of land there. Family tradition says that he and his son Joseph moved to Botetourt Co., Virginia, befor the Revolutionary War. + 5.
    iv. Dorothy2 Cantrell b abt 1710, was living and unmarried when her grandmother Jane Jones made her will in 1730. No further information..

    Editor's Note; I visited Derby a couple of times and enjoyed their famous "Bakewell Tarts"...DAH

    Take a peek at Bakewell history... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bakewell and http://www.derbyshireguide.co.uk/travel/bakewell.htm

    Posted By: rosemary cantrell
    Email: rosican@bellsouth.net
    Subject: Richard Cantrill family
    Post Date: August 22, 2007 at 14:54:16
    Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/cantrell/messages/6373.html
    Forum: Cantrell Family Genealogy Forum
    Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/cantrell/


    I have searched this list extensively, and other places as well, and after sifting through everything, I have come up with the following as the most likely information regarding Richard and his family. I am looking for input as to error and also as to filling in missing pieces.

    Richard Cantrill, most likely born 1660 in Derbyshire, England. (Possibly 1666, but less likely.) Died 31 May 1753 in Philadelphia.

    Married 5 Mar 1693 in Philadelphia to Dorothy Jane Jones. She was born 1672 in Denbigh, Flint, Wales, arriving in Philadelphia in 1682 on the ship Submission with her family. She was 10 years old at the time. She died 30 Aug 1755 in Philadelphia.

    They had five children: (I know there are other numbers listed, but these seem most likely. I am willing to consider other info if we can find some kind of documentary support.)

    1- Mary born 1694 in Philadelphia. She died 1 Jun 1695 (some say Jan 6, but I feel better about the June date). I would love to know what caused her death.

    2 - Joseph born 1695 in Philadelphia. He died probably sometime after 1753 in Orange County, North Carolina.

    3 - Mary, born about 1696 in Philadelphia. She is the one who is most questioned. However, based on the fact that a child was often named after a child that had died, and the fact that the mother of Dorothy named a Mary Price in her will, I have chosen to side with those who think this is probably their child. I could really use some documents on this one.

    4 - Zebulon, born 1697 in Philadelphia.

    5 - Dorothy, born 1699, in Philadelphia.

    I do not have death dates and those would really be helpful. In addition, I have no information as to spouses of these children, other than Joseph, who is my husband's direct line.

    There seem to be land records listing Richard in 1692, 1693, 1701, 1702 and again in either 1701 or 1702 when he leased the 3 acres. Other than the mask party in 1703 which caused such a scandal, I have not found any more references to them. Does anyone have more?

    I don't want to get into opinions here, but would really like help in trying to find the truth. So many of you have so much info that I am hoping you can help fill in the missing parts.

    Someone once told me that genealogy could be about skeletons (just the names, dates and places) or the skeletons could be fleshed out into real people. That is what I am trying to do. I want to know who these people really were and how they lived.

    Anyway, thanks for any help.

    ... http://www.geni.com/people/Richard-Cantrill/6000000000092986135?through=6000000001212679485

    Richard L. Cantrill of Charles City, Virginai was born in March 1666 and died May 13, 1753. He was a member of the Church of England, and married Dorothy Jones, a Quaker from Wales, against family wishes in 1693 in Philadelphia. Richard was a friend of William Penn. He was also founder of the first brick factory in this country with his partner, Daniel Pegg. [Editor's Note - Daniel was his brother-in-law.]They built the first brick house in Philadelphia. -------------------- Name: Richard Cantrill 2

    CANTRELL GENERATION ONE - Courtesy of Mitchell Jones -


    1. RICHARD1 Cantrell, (RichardB), b abt 1666 Bakewell Parish, Derbyshire, England d bef 31 May 1753 Pennsylvania. m abt 1693 Dorothy Jones b ca 1672 Flint or Denbigh, Wales dau of Ellis Jones and Jane ____.

    Richard's baptism was on 13 May 1666 in Bakewell Parish, Derbyshire, England. Bakewell Parish was a brickmaking area, and very likely Richard gre4w up in the brickmakings trade. He was a brickmaker in Philadelphia after he moved to Pennsylvania.

    He probably left England around 1687, sometime after he reached the age of 21. Quite possibly he came in the company of his nephew Joseph Cantrell, who was about his age. Joseph drowned in the Schuykill River at Philadelphia on 10 May 1689. Richard Cantrell, his uncle and nearest of kin in Pennsylvania, was appointed administrator of Joseph's estate. Richard's occupation of brickmaker was well suited to Philadelphia, where almost every building was made of brick.

    The city was planned, laid out in a logical pattern, and was well regulated from its beginning. Pennsylvania Archives, Vol XIX, 6 July 1692, shows that Richard Cantrell was granted a request for a warrant for a lot of 30 feet on Third Street near the Buyring Ground. Probably this same lot was sold the next year. Original Records, Deed Book D, 53, p 50, records that on 13 May 1693, Richard Cantrell sold to Thomas Hall, 30 by 190 feet at Third and Market Streets. Richard is thought to have married about 1693, and a few years later he apparently settled into what became his permanent home. Patent Book A, Vo. II, p 344 contains a lease made on 5 May 1702, by the Governor of Pennsyvania for a lease of 21 years on more than three acres between Fifth and Sixth Street "to Richard Cantrill, Brickmaker," the rent to be 40 shillings per year. Certain requirements were made: "Said Richard Cantrill shall build, erect, and set up a substantial brick house one story and a half in height and in breadth eighteen feet and in length thrirty-six feet....said Richard Cantrill sshall make an orchard upon some part of the hereby granted land, with at least eighty good
    bearing apple trees planted thereon, and shall also well and sufficiently fence and enclose the said demised land."

    No disposition of the estate of Richard has been found in the records, and dates of death for hima and his wife are uncertain. Apparently he had died by 31 May 1753, when the Pennsylvania Archives mention Richard Cantrill's estate.

    Richard married about 1693 Dorothy Jones. Dorothy was born aborn in 1672 in Wales and came to Pennsylvania with her parents in the ship "Submission" in 1682.

    She was the third of four children of Ellis and Jane Jones, who were Quakers and had come to America to escape religious persecution. Since Richard Cantrell was not a Quaker, he and Dorothy were married "out of meeting", as the Quaker term goes. Their apparent first child died, and the Race Street meeting house records list under Burial os Those Not Friends, "Mary, 1-6, 1695, parents Richard and Dorothy Cantrill." Dorothy Jones Cantrell is said to have gone so far from her Quaker upbringing that she attended a masquerade ball in Philadelphia, and she was apparently fond of social events. Dorothy and Richard Cantrell, as city dwellers, had what was probably an easier life than many of their descendants would have when they moved to the frontier communities of the Carolinas and Tennessee. As shown by the will of Dorothy's mother, Jane Jones, Richard and Dorothy Jones Cantrell had four known children:

    + 2. i. Mary2 Cantrell b abt 1694 burial 6 Jan 1695 Race Street Meeting House, Philadelphia, PA.
    + 3. ii. Joseph2 Cantrell b ca 1695 Philadelphia, PA m Catharina _______.
    + 4. iii. Zebulon2 Cantrell b abt 1697 Philadelphia, PA, and appears on the tax list in Chester Co., Pennsylvania, in 1718. He was a cordwainer, or shoemake, by occupation. Zebulon moved later into the Welsh Tract district in New Castle County (now Delaware). There he was a witness to a will in1758. In 1763 he bought 200 acres of land there. Family tradition says that he and his son Joseph moved to Botetourt Co., Virginia, before the Revolutionary War.
    + 5. iv. Dorothy2 Cantrell b abt 1710, was living and unmarried when her grandmother Jane Jones made her will in 1730. No further information..

    Birth: 13 MAY 1660 in Derbyshire County, England
    Death: 31 MAY 1753 in Philadelphia, PA

    Note:

    Richard's shire of birth was established from a petition that he submitted to John Blackwell, Esq., governor of the Province of Pennsylvania, in July of July of 1689 stating that his nephew, Joseph Cantril had drowned in the Schuykull River, 10 May 1689, and that Joseph had older and younger brother's in Derbyshire, England. He posted a bond of one hundred pounds.

    This document is on file at the register of Wills, City Hall Philadelphia. Pa. Admin. book A page 66, file no. 54.

    It is known from the tax records of Derbyshire that there were several Cantril (Cantrell) family's living in the area at the time of Richards birth. In 1986 a researcher found one Richard Cantril's Baptismal record in Derbyshire, England with the parents listed as Richard and Alice Cantril. This Richard was born on May 13, 1666 in the Parish of Bakewell. In the nearby Parish of Ashover there is another record of a Joseph Cantril's christening, recorded as 23 Dec, 1666. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Cantril. Last there is a family listed by the name of Richard and Mary Cantril in Bakewell Parish in 1694 and 97. Any one of these could be our set of missing parents.

    According to land records and family lore Richard was thought to be a Brick Mason and possibly operated a brickyard in PA. No record has been found at this time of either a Richard or Joseph Cantril's immigration in the 1680s. It is said by some that he erected the first brick house in the city of Pa. but no record has been found to establish this fact. It is known that the house belong to one Robert Turner and was built on the SW corner of Front and Mulberry (arch) street. From a letter written by Mr.Turner to William Penn dated August 3, 1685, " And since I built my brick house the foundation of which was laid ar they going..."

    The next record of Richard and Dorothy is in the 1703 Delaware court records found among the grand jury presentments.

    Dorothy Cantril , presented for masking in men's cloths the day after Christmas. Walking and dancing in the house of John Simes at 9 or 10 at night. John Simes who gave the masquerade party was presented for keeping a disorderly house, " A nursery of de botch ye inhabitants and youth of this city.. to ye grief of and disturbance of peaceful minds and propagating ye throne of wickedness amongst us."

    From a will and burial records four children can be verified as Richards. There is a Jane ??? and Mary Price mentioned in the will who might also be children.

    PENNSYLVANNIA ARCHIVES A RECORD OF LAND.

    Caveat against surveying of land adjoining Richard Cantrill's estate, issuing to the heirs or executors of said Richard Cantrill, or any under him, 31 May, 1753. As the two son's of Richard left the New Castle area in the late 1720's or early 1730 and moved to the valley of Virginia by 1738, Richard may have also made the move

    Sources:

    Title: Family Search: Ancestral File: Marriage Records 1839-1928 DeWitt County, Illinois; and Robert C. Mott
    Title: Yates Publications Archive
    Text: Source #6068.024; Source Type--Family Group Sheet; 1 page
    Father: Richard Cantrill 1 b: 1636 in Derbyshire, England
    Mother: Alice
    Marriage 1 Dorothy Jane Jones b: 1672 in Wales
    Children
    Mary Cantrell b: 1694
    Joseph Cantrell b: 1695 in Philadelphia, PA
    Zebulon Cantrell b: 1697
    Dorothy Cantrell b: 1699

    Ellis Jones and his family were Quakers and as Richard Cantrill belonged to the Church of England, Richard and Dorothy were married, to use a Quaker term, "Out of Meeting."

    Buried:
    Click this link to view more images, history & map of Gloria Dei Church ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Dei_%28Old_Swedes%27%29_Church

    Richard married Dorothy Jane Jones 5 Mar 1693, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dorothy (daughter of Ellis Emmanuel Jones and Ellen Jane "Jane" Evans) was born 0___ 1672, Flint, Flintshire, Wales; died 30 Aug 1755, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; was buried Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 193.  Dorothy Jane Jones was born 0___ 1672, Flint, Flintshire, Wales (daughter of Ellis Emmanuel Jones and Ellen Jane "Jane" Evans); died 30 Aug 1755, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; was buried Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: Quaker
    • Death: 0___ 1730, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Notes:

    Dorothy Jones was the daughter of Elias and Jane Jones. They had come to America from Denbigh, Flint, Wales, in the ship Submission, in September 1682. The log of the ship lists the family. Dorothy was 10 when she arrived. The Jones family were Quakers, so by marrying someone from the Church of England, Dorothy had married "out of meeting," to use the Quaker term.


    This site tells this story about Richard and Dorothy Cantrell.......


    1703 Court Proceeding, extracted by Schart.

    Among the Grand Jury presentments-

    "dorothy, wife of Richard Cantrell, presented for masking in men's clothes the day after Christmas, walking and dancing in the house of John Simes at 9 or 10 o'clock at night. (Joh Simes, who gave the masquerade party, was presented for keeping a disorderly house, described as a 'nursery of debotch ye inhabitants and youth of this city...to ye crief of and disturbance of peaceful minds and propagating ye throne of wickedness amonstus'.

    Birth:
    Old map of Flint ... http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_files/WAL/DEN/saxton-kip_den_1607.html

    Religion:
    History of the Quakers. The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the mid 17th century in Lancashire. Members are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord".

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Quakers

    Notes:

    Married:
    Since Richard Cantrell was not a Quaker, he and Dorothy were married "out of meeting", as the Quaker term was used.

    Children:
    1. Mary Cantrell was born 1694-1695, (Philadelphia) Pennsylvania; died (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); was buried 1 May 1695, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    2. 96. Joseph C. Cantrell was born 29 Dec 1695, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died 0___ 1738, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware; was buried Gloria Dei Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
    3. Zebulon Cantrell was born 0___ 1697, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    4. Dorothy Cantrell was born 0___ 1699, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  3. 204.  William Cloud, The Immigrant was born 8 Jul 1621, St. James Parish, Southbroom, Devizes, Wiltshire, England (son of Robert Cloude, II and Joan Norys); died Bef 25 Aug 1702, Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Farmer
    • Religion: Quaker
    • Probate: 0___ 1702, Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania

    Notes:

    2 Jun 2007

    http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/print.cgi?cloud::38.html


    Posted By: Hope Coslett Pees
    Email: jouett@aol.com
    Subject: CLOUD - England, Pennsylvania
    Post Date: May 22, 1998 at 10:06:11
    Message URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/cloud/messages/38.html
    Forum: Cloud Family Genealogy Forum
    Forum URL: http://genforum.genealogy.com/cloud/


    Searching for descendants of William CLOUD (most specifically trying to discover parents of my Ruth CLOUD who married John THRASHER I and whose descendants moved to Georgia).
    Husband: William CLOUD

    Birth: July 8, 1621 Place: St. James Parish, Calne, Wiltshire, England
    Death: August 25, 1702 Place: Concord Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
    Burial: 1702 Place: Concord Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania Province
    Occupation: Farmer
    Religion: Quaker
    Father: Robert CLOUD (1557-1627)
    Mother: Joan "Jane" NORYS (1597-1637)

    Marriage: June 7, 1647 Place: Calne Parish, Wiltshire, England

    Wife: Susanna JAMES

    Birth: March 20, 1623 Place: Bishops Canng, St. James Parish, Sobroom, Wiltshire, England
    Death: 1663 Place: Calne, Wiltshire County, England
    Father: Richard JAMES (1592-)
    Mother: (James, Richard, Wife Of)

    Children...

    1. M Child: John CLOUD
    Spouse: Ann BEESOM

    2. M Child: Joseph CLOUD
    Birth: About 1648/1661
    Spouse: Mary MOORE

    3. M Child: William CLOUD
    Death: 1720
    Spouse: Grace

    4. M Child: Jeremiah CLOUD
    Birth: February 7, 1657 Place: Calne, Wiltshire, England
    Death: 1717 Place: Delaware County, Pennsylvania
    Occupation: Cordwainer
    Religion: Quaker
    Spouse: Elizabeth Ann BAILEY
    Marriage: June 10, 1685 Place: Chester County, Pennsylvania (Concord Meeting)

    5. M Child: Robert CLOUD
    Birth: About 1659 Place: St. James Parish, Sobroom, Wiltshire, England
    Death: February 15, 1627/1628 Place: St. James Parish, Sobroom, Devizes, Wiltshire, England


    Please E-Mail: jouett@aol.com
    Hope Coslett Pees
    505 Arlington Street
    Seguin, Texas 78155-5317







    (First, a note about William Penn -- for historical reference to the life and times of our ancestor, William Cloud.)

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    William Penn (1644-1718) was born to privilege, being the son of Admiral Sir William Penn. He converted to Quakerism in his twenties and soon envisioned a society that was godly, virtuous and exemplary for all of humanity. He married in 1672 and, in 1677, traveled to Holland. That year he wrote the "Concessions and Agreements" charter for a group of Quaker colonists who were settling in the newly acquired New Jersey. Among its provisions were the right to trial by jury, the freedom from arbitrary imprisonment for debt, and edict against capital punishment. Penn also strongly argued for religious freedom, writing "no Men. . . hath Power or authority to rule over Men's Consciences in Religious matters." This document has been called "the first clear statement in American history of the supremacy of the fundamental law (universal rights) over any statutes that might be enacted"
    All the while, he had been planning and working for his utopian society and by 1681 he had been granted 45,000 acres of land in the New World. On March 4, 1681 he obtained the charter for Pennsylvania, and in August 1682 he gained the rights to Delaware from his friend James, the Duke of York. He helped finance his venture by selling tracts of land, calling it a "holy experiment" which he predicted would become "the seed of a nation." He imagined a "free ... sober and industrious people" living by their own laws. In 1682 he sought to delineate these laws in the First Frame of government. Penn first arrived at his new colony in the fall of 1682. It was at this time that he supposedly signed his famous treaty with the Delaware (Leni Lenape) at Shackamaxon. The first treaty document in existence is dated July 15, 1682 in which Penn obtained land from Idquahon and several other Leni Lenape leaders. In the next year Penn brokered at least eight additional land transactions with the Delaware. He returned to England in 1684 and didn't return to Pennsylvania until 1699.

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    William Cloud was born in 1621 in Devizes, county Wiltshire, England. County Wiltshire is well known for Stonehenge, though that relic is predated by the ancient circles at Avebury and also by the tomb known as the West Kennet Long Barrow, which was built over 5000 years ago. Ancient Wiltshire was also the scene of important battles between the Celts and Saxons, and again later between the Saxons and Danes, culminating in Alfred's final victory at Edington, Wilts., in 878 AD. Its chalk hills lack adequate water and are inhospitable to farming and so it became a region known for its textiles, with Calne having many woolen mills. It was in Calne, in the 1770's, that Dr. Joseph Priestley discovered the element oxygen. Devizes was a "newer" town than the others in Wiltshire, having been founded after the Norman conquest.

    William Cloud's purchase of land from William Penn is recorded on October 7, 1682. That land is in what became Concord township, Chester county, Pennsylvania. Though he was advanced in age at the time of his purchase, being 61 years old at the time, he soon gathered his family and left upon the arduous voyage to the New World. Nothing is known as to why he chose to leave Wiltshire, and little is known about the family's political or religious beliefs, though they were apparently Quaker or Friends. The loading of the "Unicorn" was mentioned in the London Gazette of June 22, 1682 under a Bristol dateline of June 17th as ship "now ready to take in Goods and Passengers and to sail the next month [for] Pensilvania (sic) and New-Jersey" those interested in taking passage were directed to apply to Thomas Goldney or John Dudlestone in High Street or to the Master. The London Impartial Mercury noted that in Bristol a ship was "fitting out for Pensylvania on board which 40 Quakers together with their families will imbarq (sic)." It further reported that "tis said that they carry over with them 300 pound-worth of half-pence, and farthings which in that Collony (sic) go current for twice their value and 'tis added that some discontented Presbyterians will Likewise accompany them." Twelve days latter the same paper reported that the ship "full graught (sic) with quakers bound for Pennsylvania is ready to sail."

    William Cloud imported a number of items for trading purposes and brought with him an indentured servant, Jacob Willis. [25 August] William Cloude: 4 cwt. wrought iron; 3 pieces qty. 120 yds. Wnglish linen; cwt. lead shot; 3 doz. bodices; 150 made garments; 1 1/2 cwt. brass and copper manufactured;1/2 cwt. pewter; 3 samll saddles; 3 pieces English fustians; 2 cwt. nails; 6 doz. Irish stockings. Bristol Port Book E/190/1144/1

    Upon arriving in America, he lived on his land in Concord township and became a member of the Chichester Friends Meeting. "William Cloud (Clowde), Yeoman, from Seene, Wiltshire, was a First Purchaser of 500 Acres, (9 Mo.1681) which were laid out on the south side of Naamans's Creek, Chester County. While his lot in Philadelphia in right of his being an F.P. was warranted and surveyed in 1683. In 1691 Wm. Cloud conveyed 200 acres to his sons Joseph and John Cloud; three years later Joseph conveyed his rights to "his brother John Cloud." In the "Blackwell quitrent rolls" compiled by Receiver General and former Deputy Governor John Blackwell from December 1689-March 1689/90. William Cloud is listed as having 250 taxable acres in Chester County as well as 49 feet of frontage on lot in Philadelphia for which he paid a quitrent of 2s.

    The will of William Cloud of Concord was proved in 1702. In it he mentions his sons, William, Jeremiah, Joseph, John and Robert. Of these, Joseph came over as a servant to John Bezer, and received his 50 acres of land in Caln township, where he was living in 1709. (Caln township is still in existence and is also in Chester county, Pennsylvania.) John, William and Jeremiah resided on Naaman's Creek for some time. William Jr. was living in Caln in 1715, and died there in 1720. His eldest son, Joseph, was there in 1719, but probably at Pextang after this (Paxtan Twp. is now in Dauphine county, near Harrisburg, it was part of Lancaster Co. when it was formed in 1729 and then became Dauphine Co. when it was formed).

    Joseph Sr. married Mary Moore, widow of Richard, and mother of Thomas and John Moore. He died in1739.

    His will reads:

    "I, William Cloud of Concord Sem, in county of Chester, being aged and well stricken in years, do give unto my son WILLIAM CLOUD 100 acres of my purch. land; to my son JEREMIAH CLOUD 200 acres of my purchased land, to sons, JOSEPH, JOHN and ROBERT CLOUD one English shilling if demanded; to my grand daughter, HANNAH CLOUD, daughter of JEREMIAH CLOUD, all the rest of my estate, both real and personal, she to be Executrix. Son Jeremiah to be Overseer." Wits: Robert Pyle, Ann Pyle, Sadie Pyle (Register of Wills, Phila).

    One of Isaac Cantrell's descendants stated in 1928 that Isaac first married Talitha Cloud and that she was the granddaughter of William Cloud, of Wilts County England, who bought 500 acres of land from William Penn, came over in 1682, landed at Philadelphia, and after tarrying awhile in or near Philly he went far into the woods, settling at length, in what is now the town of Concord, in Delaware Co PA. His house just across the state line from New Castle Co.

    The Cloud Family - Thomas Maxwell Potts --

    William Cloud of Calne, Wilshire, England was probably born at least as early as 1630. (Handwritten note to the manuscript gives date of birth as August 7, 1621, son of Robert Cloud and Joan Norys.) He was a member of the Religious Society of Friends. The earliest mention of him that has been noticed is found in Bese's Suffering of Friends, Vol II, Chapter II, page 89,, wherein it is stated that William Cloud with others were at a meeting at Calne, held May 16, 1660, that the meeting "was broken up by a party of Soldiers, who came with Swords drawn, and Pistols cockt, and violently haled out those that were met, and when asked for their Warrant, shewd their Swords, Saying 'This is our Warrent.'"

    On 12 mo. 7, 1680, he attended a monthly meeting of Friends, held at Marlborough, as a representative from Calne Meeting; but in 1682 he seems to have come under the censure of Friends for "disorderly walking contrary to the truth". This matters was continued at the next meeting 7 mo. 4, 1682, and no mention of the matter is made in further records.

    On September 8 & 9, 1681, William Penn granted to William Cloud, 500 acres of land to be laid out in Pennsylvania. William Cloud and his family came to Pennsylvania in the latter part of 1682. This land was laid and surveryed to the sothward of Naamans Creek, but it was afterward discovered to be in New Castle County, Delware. On July 20, 1713, the same was confirmed unto his heirs by a new patent.

    It seems that William Cloud did not himself settle upon this tract of land, but lived in Concord Tonwship, Chester County, PA.

    William Cloud, Sr., seems to have been a member of the Chichester Friends Meeting. Though he does not sem to have taken an active part in the meeting, he was a contributor toward the erection of the meeting house and the cost the graveyard about 1685.

    Deed (About 1691) William Cloud, Sr of county of Chester to 2 of his sons, John Cloud and Joseph Cloud. William Cloud for 8 pounds in 2 payments the first 4 pounds paid 1 December 1690 anda the second four pounds to be paid on 25 Mach 1691 and for care lodging for his natural life grants to John Cloud and Jospeh Cloud a tract bounded by Naamans Creek containing 200 acres being a tract granted to William Cloud Sr. on 9 September 1681 by William Penn. Signed William Cloud, Sr. Delivered in the presence of John Childs, William Cloud, Francis Chadsey & Jacob Chandler. (Chester County Land Records A1:B124)

    William Cloud, Sr., died about 1702. The Will of William Cloud of Concord and County of Chester, "beign aged and well stricken in years," was made 7 mo. 20, 1700, and was proven 25, 1702. It is recorded in the Registers Office at Philadelphia in Will-Book B, page 244. It is however, imperfectly recorded. A reference to the original will on file shows the following bequests:

    Impris, makes void all former wills.

    2ndly, gives to son William, 100 acres of purchased land.
    3rdly, to son Jeremia, 200 acres of purchased land.
    4thly, to sons Joseph, John, and Robert, each one shilling.
    5thly, I give to my daughter Susannah Lukens liveing in old ingland one ingllish shillling or ye vallue thereof in Coyen Corent, if demanded.
    Lastly, to grand-daughter Hannah Cloud, daughter of Jeremiah, the residue and names her as executrix. His son Jeremia to be overseer in trust.

    The witnesses were Robert Pyle, Anne Pyle, and Sarah Pyle. The inventory was made October 17, 1702, by John Buckley and Wa: Marten.

    Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834

    CLOUD, WILLIAM, SR. Concord, Chester Co.
    July 20, 1700. August 25, 1702. B. 244.
    Sons William, Jeremiah, Joseph, John and Robert. Daughter Susannah Lukens living in England. Granddaughter Hannah, daughter of Jeremiah Cloud.

    Witnesses: Robert Pyle, Ann Pyle, Sarah Pyle.

    History of Chester County - Futhey & Cope - p. 500 (vol 2)

    Cloud, William of Calne, in Wiltshire, England purchased land October 7, 1682, wich was afterwards laid out in Concord township. The will of William Cloud, of Concord, "being aged and well stricken in years," was proved in 1702, in which he mentions his sons, -- William, Jeremiah, Joseph, John, and Robert. Of these Joseph came over as a servant to John Bezer, and received 50 acres of land in Caln township, where he was living in 1709. John, William, and Jeremiah resided on Namaans Creek for some time. William was living in Caln in 1715 and died there in 1720.
    William came from Wiltshire, England, with sons Joseph, Robert, Jeremiah, William, Jr. and John. Received a land grant from William Penn, 1681; settled at New Castle, DE 1682; later a member of the Chichester Meeting, Chester Co., PA. Spouse Susan died in England in 1663. Dau. Susanna married a Mr. Lukens in England abt 1673.

    Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1834

    CLOUD, WILLIAM, SR. Concord, Chester Co.
    July 20, 1700. August 25, 1702. B. 244.
    Sons William, Jeremiah, Joseph, John and Robert. Daughter Susannah Lukens living in England. Granddaughter Hannah, daughter of Jeremiah Cloud.

    Witnesses: Robert Pyle, Ann Pyle, Sarah Pyle.
    Person ID I52489 mykindred

    Religion:
    History of the Quakers. The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the mid 17th century in Lancashire.

    Members are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord".

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Quakers

    William married Susanna James 7 Jun 1643, Calne, Wiltshire, England. Susanna (daughter of Richard James, Jr. and unnamed spouse) was born 28 Mar 1623, Berwick St. James, Wiltshire, England; died 0___ 1663, Calne, Wiltshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 205.  Susanna James was born 28 Mar 1623, Berwick St. James, Wiltshire, England (daughter of Richard James, Jr. and unnamed spouse); died 0___ 1663, Calne, Wiltshire, England.

    Notes:

    http://mykindred.com/cloud/TX/getperson.php?personID=I52232&tree=mykindred01

    "A handwritten notation on page 9 of the manuscript "The Cloud Family" gives the name of William Cloud as Susan James. "He married Susan James June 7, 1647 - She born 3/28/1623 died 1663." There is nothing to indicate who wrote this note or when they wrote it. May have died in childbirth."

    Map for Calne, Wiltshire, England... http://bit.ly/1Dvsln8

    Children:
    1. 102. Jeremiah Cloud, The Immigrant was born 7 Feb 1657, Calne, Wiltshire, England; died 2 Dec 1717, Neehman's Creek, Rockland Manor, New Castle County, Delaware.

  5. 224.  John Webb was born 0___ 1664, New Kent County, Virginia (son of William Webb and unnamed spouse); died 6 Jul 1726, Henrico County, Virginia.

    John married Sarah Cocke 0___ 1680, New Kent County, Virginia. [Group Sheet]


  6. 225.  Sarah Cocke
    Children:
    1. 112. William Webb was born 0___ 1694, New Kent County, Virginia.

  7. 228.  John Byars was born 0___ 1675, King and Queen County, Virginia; died Aft 1749, Lunenburg County, Virginia, British Colonies of North America.

    Other Events:

    • Alt Birth: ~ 1675, (England)
    • Will: 18 Jan 1734, Hanover County, Virginia
    • Residence: 0___ 1748, Lunenburg County, Virginia, British Colonies of North America
    • Residence: 0___ 1749, Lunenburg County, Virginia, British Colonies of North America

    Notes:

    27 Feb 2013 Follow-up and 15 years later...

    Found on WikiTree, John BYARS, born 1612, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, lists three more BYARS generations. Very likely that this is an early progenitor... http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Byars-36

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: David Hennessee
    To: Margie Tucker
    Sent: Thursday, March 19, 1998 11:13 AM
    Subject: John BYERS

    Cuz - Was searching through County Durham,England Marriages 1575-1837 confirming a DURHAM line of mine and ran across:

    "21 Apr 1694 John Byers + Jane Kirton". There are no further references to BYERS/BYARS. Many "Johns" appear in progeny of James Henry. Through serendipity I think I've found a possible clue. What do you think? Could this "John Byers" be our "John Byars'" antecedent?

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    more...

    From: MTucker211
    To: schoolstuff@worldnet.att.net
    Subject: Re: BYARS
    Date: Tuesday, March 31, 1998 11:35 PM

    Cuz, I found a page sent to me years ago by Faye Robbins. This is what has led Byars researches to believe that it constitues proof. A note at the top of this page she writes that she never tried to prove it. I need to xerox it and send to you. I have a fax modem but don't know how to use it, so I am typing it..

    John Byars m. ______?

    Children: (2)

    1. James Henry Byars b. ca. 1713
    wed (1) Peggy Gentry
    (2) Rachel Mathews

    2. Jonas Byars b. ca 1718

    According to THE VESTRY BOOK, ST. PAUL'S PARISH, Hanover County, Virginia, pages 130 and 183 that John Byars was living in New Kent Co., VA on Sept. 24, 1708. That he resided in St. Paul's Parish before 1734 was living in St. Martin's Parish on Feb. 8, 1734.
    ________________________

    (1) JAMES HENRY BYARS

    James Henry Byars, m. , (1) Peggy Gentry

    Born: ca. 1713

    Died: ca. 1792

    Children:- (4) (known)

    1. John Byars Mar. 16, 1734, Louisa Co., VA

    2. James Byars 1740

    3. William Byars Apr. 6, 1747
    wed Sarah Ann Doggett

    4. Nathan Byars 1749
    wed (1) Drucilla Harrelson
    (2) Delphy Logan

    (2) JONAS BYARS

    Jonas Byars m. Frances "Fanny" Collins Born: ca. 1718

    Children: (2) Known

    1. William Byars 1755/60 1819
    wed Elizabeth Bedford

    2. Henryetta Byars

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    more...

    An excellent monograph on the BYARS Family by Joe Logan ... http://logan-family.org/doc/byars.html

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    more...

    28 Mar 2007 Joel Hager reports a compilation of "John Byars" sightings in the Virginia Colony... http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hagerj&id=I278629

    Hanover County, VA 1706 - 1786 Vestry Book of St. Paul's Parish File submitted for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: Pat C. John

    This volume was the sixth in the series of parish books started in 1931. Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne, B.A., B.D., M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., the editor of four previous volumes in the series, agreed to transcribe and edit the volume. Dr. Chamberlayne was headmaster of St. Christopher's School near Richmond, and a recognized authority on the history of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia. His efforts on four of the five previous volumes in the series, plus three volumes published at his own expense, made him a highly qualified transcriber and editor of early parish records. He undertook the work as a labor of love without remuneration.

    Soon after the volume had gone to press in January 1939, Dr. Chamberlayne died on April 3, 1939. Under the general direction of Mr. Wilmer L., Hall, State Librarian, members of the library staff assisted in completing the work. Mr. William J. Van Schreeven, then Head Archivist and later State Archivist edited Dr. Chamberlayne's rough draft of an introduction and compiled the appendix. The proof reading was done by Mrs. Marjorie C. Gough and the index was prepared by Miss Virginia E. Jones. St. Paul's Vestry Book and four other vestry books published in the series relate to the contiguous area in which the early local records have been either lost or destroyed. This volume is distinctive because it was regularly used to enter processioning orders and returns as well as the recording of minutes of vestry meetings. Thus it is a comprehensive record of land owners in the parish. Since records of Hanover County were destroyed during the evacuation fire in Richmond in 1865, the entries in the vestry book are the only existing record of land ownership. Louis H. Manarin State Archivist Richmond, October 27, 1972 Introduction (p. xi) The manuscript volume hereinafter reproduced in print embodies the earliest consecutive records of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County Virginia, known to be in existence.

    It covers, with more or less completeness, the period from January, 1706 to August 1786. The history of the volume from the day the last entry in it was written until 1907, when the writer examined it along with other parish records at the Theological Seminary at Alexandria, is unknown to the editor. That Bishop Meade was unaware of its existence when writing his "Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia" (first published in book form in 1857) is evident to those who have read his chapter on the "Parishes in Hanover County - No. 1." At some date unknown to the editor the volume was deposited by someone, whose identity the editor has been unable to establish, in the library of the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia, at Alexandria. With the other parish record books on deposit there, it was in 1931 transferred for safe-keeping to the Virginia State Library in Richmond, and is preserved in the Archives Division of the library. It is the property of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia. It has not hitherto been published…. (p. xii) St. Paul's Parish was established in 1704 by act of the General Assembly convening on April 20 of that year. Under the terms of the Act the parish was to come into being on June 1; it may fairly be assumed therefore that the vestry records began with the minutes of a vestry meeting held within a month or two of that date, and it is possible that they began with a transcript of the proceedings of the meeting of the "ffreeholders and Housekeepers of the Parish" which was scheduled under the Act to convene on the "second thirsday in June next and there choose twelve of the most able and discreet persons of the parish to be Vestrymen for their said parish…"

    But whatever may have been the date of the first entry in the original vestry book, the first complete vestry minutes in the extant book are those for the meeting held on July 10, 1706 - or two years subsequent to the establishment of the parish. Another circumstance of interest, and indeed of importance, in connection with this old manuscript volume, raising as it does some doubt as to the absolute validity of the record up to the year 1754, is the fact that the volume is for the first two hundred and forty- one pages merely a transcript, of an older and long since disappeared, manuscript volume, which was ordered to be made ( p. xiii) in the year 1754. Furthermore it is not certain that the volume transcribed in 1754, was the original record prior to the year 1742, for under the date Oct. 12, 1742, there occurs the item "To Do, for Transcribing the Register Book from ye; year 1704, to this p'sent time. 1000," the matter hinging entirely upon the meaning of the term "Register Book." If this term means here vestry book, then there were two transcripts made (one in 1742, the other in 1754) and the present manuscript is from 1742 to 1754 a copy of the original record, while for the entries prior to 1742 it is only a copy of a copy of the original. On the other hand, if the term "Register Book" here refers to the record kept of births, baptisms, and deaths in the parish, then the present manuscript vestry book is for the entire period prior to 1754 a transcript of the original record. The Extent of the Parish In order to determine the extent of St. Paul's Parish in 1704, the year of its establishment, it is necessary first to know the boundaries of St. Peter's Parish, from which St. Paul's was cut off. In 1704 St Peter's Parish was bounded on the north-east by the Pamunkey River up to the fork and from (p.xiv) that point on by the north fork (North Anna River); on the south-east by the line dividing it from Blisland (or Blissland) Parish and by the north-west boundary of Wilmington Parish, if there ever was any definitely fixed north-west boundary line of that parish; on the south-west by the ridge between the Pamunkey and the Chickahominy rivers (the dividing line between the parishes of St. Peter's and Wilmington) up to the north-west extent of Wilmington Parish, and then by the Chickahominy River. To the north-west the parish extended theoretically indefinitely; practically it extended to the farthest point of settlement. From 1704, then, until St. Martin's Parish was in turn cut off from it, St. Paul's Parish extended indefinitely north-west from the north-west boundary of St. Peter's Parish between the Pamunkey (in its upper reaches the North Anna) and the Chickahominy. In 1726 when St. Martin's Parish was cut off from St Pauls, the new parish included all that part of St. Paul's Parish lying in the fork of the Pamunkey (made by the junction of the North Anna and the South Anna rivers) together with all that part of the original parish lying north-west of Stone Horse Creek, which flowed north-east into the South Anna. In 1923, that part of St. Paul's Parish lying between Stone Horse Creek and a line running parallel to the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad and two and a half miles to the east of it was by action of the Episcopal Diocesan Council formed into a new parish to which was given the name Ashland. The St. Paul's of this vestry book, however, which originally extended from Matadequin Creek on the east indefinitely to the west, after 1726 extended west as far as the fork of the Pamunkey and as far as Stone Horse Creek for the territory south of the South Anna. Processioning (p.xv) Each one of the parish vestry books still in existence has perhaps something of peculiar interest attaching to it. The thing of most outstanding interest in connection with the vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, is that the volume served a unique as well as a double purpose. It was the repository of two very different sets of records; i.e., the minutes of the vestry meetings and, as well, the orders for processioning and the returns made by the processioners. In view of the fact that in this old vestry book the processioning orders and processioning returns together comprise so large a part of the record as a while, it may not be out of place here to make clear what the terms "processioning" and " processioners" mean, what the practice of processioning was, and what the reason for the practice; and all the more so as even the term, "processioning" itself has become practically obsolete, and therefore meaningless, in Virginia. The first reference to processioning that the editor can find in the Virginia colonial records occurs in Hening's Statues…..

    This reference is embodied in Act LXXVIII of the session of the Grand Assembly begun March 23rd 1662, the preamble of which, giving clear the purpose of the proposed practice, is as follows: "Whereas many contentious suites are dayly incited and stirred up about the bounds of land for which noe remedy hath yett bin provided, the ffifty seaventh act prohibiting resurveighs not applying the expected remedies, for if the surveighs be just (p.xvi) yet the surveighors being for the most part careles of seeing the trees marked, or the owners never renewing them, in a small time the chopps being growne up, or the trees fallen, the bounds become as uncertaine as at first, and upon a new surveigh the least variation of a compasse alters the scituation of a whole neighborhood and deprives many persons of houses, or chards and all to their infinite losse and trouble; for prevention whereof, Bee it enacted" etc. The purpose of processioning, accordingly, was to obviate lawsuits over boundary lines, with the necessary expenses and possible injustices incident to resurveys, which were almost inevitably attendant upon law suits over disputed property lines. The wording of the Act proper was as follows: "….that within twelve months after this act, all the inhabitants of every neck and tract of land adjoining shall goe in procession and see the marked trees of every mans land in those precincts to be renewed, and the same course to be taken once every fower years, by which meanes the inconvenience of clandestine surveigh will be taken away, and the bounds wilbe soe generally known and the marks soe fresh that noe alteration can be made afterwards. And be it further enacted that the bounds by the consent of the present proprietors being once thus setled shall conclude the said proprietors, and all others clayming from or under them, from any future alterations of their bounds, be there within the said bounds more or lesse land than they pretend to: And if it shall happen any difference to be at present that cannot be by the neighbors themselves decided, Bee it further enacted that two honest and able surveyors shall in presence of the neighbour-hood lay out the land in controversie, and the bounds than laid out to be the certaine bounds, and ever after to be renewed and continue soe, but the person causing the difference to pay the charge of the survey, it tending much more to the preservation of ffriendshipp among neighbors to have a present and finall decission of their (p.xvii) differences, while men yet live that are acquainted with the ffirst surveys, and while land is yet at a low value, then it will be when time hath rooted out all knowledge to the bounds and added a greater value to the land. Be it enacted further that each county court shall appoint and order the vestrys of each parish to devide the parishes into soe many precincts as they shall think necessary for the neighbors to joyne and see each others markes renewed, and to appoint certaine dayes between Easter and Whitsunday to goe the said processions and put this act in effectuall execution, and in case the court shall omitt to make such orders and to send the same to the severall vestryes of the parishes in their counties, they shalbe fined ten thousand pounds of tobacco, and the vestry failing in ordering the precincts and the persons to goe together shall be fined twelve hundred pounds of tobacco and the persons fayling to goe upon the day appointed, or to renew his marke accordingly shall for his neglect be fined three hundred and fifty pounds of tobacco." The practice of processioning, as inaugurated under the above Act of the session of 1662 was later amplified and altered in certain important details by subsequent legislation, as follows: 1. In 1673 provision was made for the processioning of lands of orphans 2. In 1691 the time of year for processioning was changed to the six months between September 30 and March 31st. 3. In 1705 it was directed (1) that the court orders for processioning should go out between June 1 and September 1 of every fourth year, beginning with the year 1708; (2) that the vestries were each to appoint "at least two intelligent honest freeholders of every precinct, to see such processioning performed, and take and return to the vestry an account [in writing] of every persons land, they shall proscession, and of the persons present at the same, and of what lands in their precincts, (p.xviii) they shall fail to proscession, and of the particular reasons of such failure"; (3) that the vestries were to see to it that the written returns of the processioners were "registered in particular books to be kept for that purpose by the clerk of the vestry," the registers to be examined by the churchwardens for the purpose of seeing that the returns made by the processioners had been copied fully and exactly; (4) that specified fines should be the penalties for failure on the part of county and parish officials, and the other persons affected by the act, to perform their respective duties under the act; and (5) that bounds three times processioned should be considered settled and determined forever. 4. In 1710 the processioning legislation of 1705 was ineffect re-enacted, the one change of importance being the requirement that from thenceforth the court orders for processioning should go out every fourth year beginning with the year 1711; and the one material addition being a provision for the processioning under special court orders of lands whose owners had refused to have them processioned in ordinary and regular course. 5. In 1748 the processioning law of 1710 was re-enacted without any important change by way of addition, omission or substitution. C.G.Chamberlayne,

    In extracting this data on the Surname Harris from the above referenced book, there are two things I want to tell you. I will indicate the book page first and in parenthesis, I will indicate the page in the actual vestry records. When given, I will also show the date. I will extract data only, making no assumptions. You will also note that there are entries in the vestry minutes that have the abbreviations C: and C:C. From what I can determine, the C:C stands for Contra: Credit and the C: stands for Credit. Permission to publish this data online was obtained from John T. Kneebone, Director of Publications & Educational Services, Library of Virginia on February 3, 2000. Pat C. Johns (pacj11945@aol.com)

    P. 39 & 40 (46), dated April 11, 1710 "In Obedience to an order of New Kent Court, dated 28th Feb. 1709/10, Its ordered that Henry Mills, Joseph Poors, Joseph Brown, Henry Farmur, Col. Dukes Quarter, Roger Smith, Charles Rhodes, William Howlet, Samuel Rennolds, John Byas, Rob't Walker, John Kinbrow Junr., John Harris, Rennold Allen, Wm Hatfield and Daniel Dishman, with all their Male Thitables, are to Assist John Glenn to clear the road according to the said Court Order."

    RECORDS OF HANOVER COUNTY, VIRGINIA William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 21, No. 1. (Jul., 1912), pp. 47-63. File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by: Edward Reynolds I have tried to maintain the exact format of the originals. This is a copyrighted Transcription of this article by Edward Reynolds on 9-15-1997. It may be distributed and copied for any non-profit use without written permission from Edward Reynolds. All other uses are prohibited. WLLLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY 47 RECORDS OF HANOVER COUNTY. There are only two old books in the clerk’s Office of Hanover county, Va The oldest, designated the "Small Book" in these notes, covers the years 1734 and 1735, and contains orders, wills, deeds, etc. The other, "The Larger Book" of these notes is a deed book for 1780-1790. The following are the abbreviations: adj, adjoining; extor --executor: adm.-administrator; s.-son; d.-daughter or died; est. estate; X - his mark; a.---acres. These notes were copied by me in the winter of 1910-1911 - S. 0. Southall. THE SMALL BOOK, 1734-1735.

    P. on Totopotomoy Creek. Feb., 1734.~John X Byars to his son James Byars.

    Hanover County, Virginia Deed Book References Page 181-182

    I John Byars of St. Martins par., Hanover Co., for good will and fatherly love do give my loving son, James Byars my plantation and all my 200a. of land with houses edifices buildings and tenements, gardens, ordhards, and woods: sd. James Paying what quitrent shall grow due to the king. 18 Jan 1734. Wit: Robert Harris, Wm. Hendrick, Richard Harris.

    Note: there are many othe references to James Byars and James Byars, Jr. and wife Rachel in Hanover records until the late 1790's.

    Transcribed by Alan Bias

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    BRUNSWICK COUNTY, VA - DEEDS - Deed Book 3 Abstracts Part 1 (1744-1749)

    Indenture dated 1 August 1745, between Runall Alling of Brunswick County and Andrew Presley of Amela County, 100a, œ25, Release. Signed Runall Alling (bhm), Mary Alling (bhm). Witnesses: John Hearn, John Byas (bhm), Edward Matthis (bhm). Court August 1, 1745, Indenture acknowledged by Runal Alling and Mary the wife of the said Runal personally appeared and relinquished her Right of Dower. Deed Book 3, Page 57.

    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/lunenburg/census/sun002.txt

    Lunenburg County, Virginia Lewis Deloney's List of Tithables, 1748

    John Bias .................................................. 1

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    Lunenburg County, Virginia

    William Howard, "from Butchers Creek to the extent of the County downwards."

    William Howard's List of Tithables, 1749 Tithes H. & Scalps

    John Byas [?] ................................ 1 6

    Carrie Bias Hoffert - Mar 14, 2005

    "April 11, 1710, O.S., p. 24 [new pagination p. 32; Chamberlayne p. 40] In Obedience to an Order of New Kent Court, dated 28th Feb,ry 1709/10 Its ordered that Henry Mills, Joseph Poors, Joseph Brown Henry Farmur, Col,o Dukes Quarter, Roger Smith, Charles Rhodes, William Howlet, Samuel Rennolds, JOHN BYAS Rob,t Walker John Kimbrow Jun,r John Harris, Rennold Allen, W,m Hatfield and Daniel Dishman, with all their Male Tithables, are to Assist John Glenn to clear the road According to the said order of Court" Source; This is information copied from original ROAD ORDERS for the state of VA NOTE THE YEAR 1710 in NEW KENT CO, VA….Could this be the father of our JAMES BYAS????? Maybe this is where we will finally find his origins??? Definitely bears a lot more investigation. NOTE THE NAMES OF others, FARMER, HATFIELD, names that have continued continuity with the BYAS/BIAS family for generations! I wonder if we might find a will for the above JOHN BYAS…..Naming patterns for our James Byas are correct, he had a son Jonathon. Give me your thoughts…. IS there anyone out there that has access to NEW KENT Co, records on a direct basis, also can someone might want to check out adjoining counties that were formed from part of NEW KENT Co, after 1710 to see if we might find a will there. I live in NC, so I do not have access to NEW KENT county court house and their records.

    Carrie

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    more...

    24 Jul 2007

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    Surname: Byars

    Recorded in a number of modern spelling forms including Byars, Byers, Byre, Byres, Bier, Biers, and Buyers, this is an English topographical or occupational surname, and one associated with the pre 7th century Viking. It derives from the word "bi or byre", meaning the cattle barn or dairy, and is one of a group of surnames which originate from working or living on a farm. These include Bull, Heffer, Stott, and Palfrey, and all relate to the keeping of livestock, the prime agricultural function of the medieval period. Perhaps not surprisingly given the importance of the occupation, this is one of the earliest of all recorded hereditary surnames, and it is also not surprising that it was in the then cattle breeding regions of East Anglia and the West Country, where originally the surname was most prevalent. There is also a possibility that in some cases the surname may have descended from an Olde English personal name "Bye", of unproven meaning. This is suggested by the recording of Thomas filius Bye of Cambridge, in the Hundred Rolls of the year 1279. Other early examples of the name recording include John Attebey also in the same Hundred Rolls of Cambridge and John Buyres of Somerset in the Subsidy Tax rolls of 1327. The famous portrait painter of the 17th century Nicholas Byer, who died in 1681, was actually born in Norway, although possibly of English parents. The first known recording is believed to be that of Elias de la Byare of Devonshire in the year 1275. This was during the reign of King Edward 1st of England, 1272 -1307.

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    John married Elizabeth Glen 0___ 1712, Orange County, Virginia. Elizabeth (daughter of James Glen and Hanna (Thompson)) was born cir 1694, New Kent County, Virginia; died cir 1763, Louisa County,Virginia Colony. [Group Sheet]


  8. 229.  Elizabeth Glen was born cir 1694, New Kent County, Virginia (daughter of James Glen and Hanna (Thompson)); died cir 1763, Louisa County,Virginia Colony.
    Children:
    1. 114. James Henry Byars was born 0___ 1713, Hanover County, Virginia; died 0___ 1792, Hanover County, Virginia.
    2. William Byars was born Aft 1715.

  9. 240.  Peter Watkins was born ~ 1691, Talbot County, Maryland, British Colony of America (son of Peter Watkins and Ann Nuthall); died Aft 1752, Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America.

    Peter married Mary Griffith Bef 21 Apr 1716, New Castle County, Delaware, a British Colony of America. [Group Sheet]


  10. 241.  Mary Griffith (daughter of David Griffith and unnamed spouse).
    Children:
    1. 120. Evan Watkins was born ~ 1716; died 0___ 1765, Frederick County, Virginia, a British Colony of America.
    2. Esau Watkins was born ~ 1720; died 0___ 1759.

  11. 252.  Peter Harralson was born CIRCA 1683, Holland (son of Paul Harralson and Rebecca Burgess); died 21 Jan 1733, Hanover County, Virginia.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Danish Army Captain
    • Residence: Address:
      Dorothy Hogwood
      412 Parkside Drive, Ft. Worth,TX 76108
      817/246-1642
    • Also Known As: Peter Harrelson
    • Probate: 0___ 1733, Hanover County, Virginia

    Notes:

    _____

    "William and Mary Quarterly",Aug. 1773, abstracted by Edward Reynolds,
    September 15, 1997;


    "Peter Harralson (will) dated Jany 20th, 1732, Gives wife Mary Harralson the place where Daniel Tyler lives, Sons, Paul, Burges, John and Nath; Harralson; daus, Elizabeth, Agnes and Sarah.

    Witness, Paul Harralson, Rolf Hunt, and James Hooper. Admtor Mary Harralson. Security, Henry Chiles and Paul Harralson."

    23 May 2007

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    Re: Paul Harrelson b. 1650 Denmark
    Posted by: Joy Smith (ID *****4293) Date: May 04, 2007 at 13:09:49
    In Reply to: Paul Harrelson b. 1650 Denmark by Michele Petersen of 1366


    Michele:
    Here is the info I have on Paul Harrelson. I have more information on descendents if you are looking for it. Contact me at jjoysmith@excite.com.

    Joy


    PAUL1 HARRALSON was born circa 1655 in Denmark; was a crusty old sea captain who brought immigrants to New Kent Co., Virginia; migrated to America about 1670 and died 1734 in New Kent Co., Virginia. His father is possibly PETER HARRELSON. Paul was naturalized in Virginia House of Burgesses 2 APR 1703. He attended St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hanover Co., Virginia. First located 03 Dec 1692 Deed. Last located 25 JAN 1734 when he sold 150 acres to Henry Power of Parish of James City. From William and Mary Quarterly – Paul’s estate was administered 1 April 1734 in Hanover Co., Virginia. The will was proven 5 APR 1734, dated 1718. Son Peter to receive 200 acres on Crump Creek. Also listed son Paul, daughter Ann Chiles, daughter Judith Harralson, granddaughter Rebeckah Sims, wife and all 5 children begotton of Paul Harralson I. Cr. Paul Harralson, Henry Childs security, executor’s bond. It is believed that Paul, Jr. and his wife, Patience, returned for the probate. The plantation where Paul, Sr. lived, all land and appurtenenaces were left to Paul, Jr. (no children were listed) (Record Book 46, New Kent County, Virginia). Paul, Sr. married about 1734 to REBEKKA BURGESS b. 1670, d. after 1734 in Hanover, Virginia. Rebecca’s father was PETER BURGESS b. 1630 in Holland. Paul was a guardian over JAMES PERRIN in 1713.

    Children of PAUL HARRELSON and REBEKKA BURGESS:

    1. PAUL2 HARRELSON II (PAUL1) b. 1682 in Hanover Co., Virginia; m. Patience Lewis. See Generation No. 2.

    2. PETER2 HARRELSON (PAUL1) b. 1683 was a captain in Danish Army; came from Holland; died 1/21/1733 in Hanover Co., Virginia; will proved 8/1773; m. in St Paul’s Parrish, Virginia in 1715 to Mary Chambers (daughter of EDWARD CHAMBERS b. 1660-1669, d. 1731 and ELIZABETH HARRISON b. 1660-1670) b. 1694 in Virginia, d. 1752-1757 in Albemarle, Virginia.

    3. ANNE2 HARRELSON (PAUL1) b. 1690, d. 6/20/1760 in Halifax Co., Virginia; m. about 1718 in New Kent Co., Virginia to Henry Childs II (son of HENRY CHILDS and MARGARET LITTLEPAGE) b. 11/13/1698, d. 1746 in Amelia Co., Virginia.

    4. JUDITH2 HARRELSON (PAUL1) b. about 1695 New Kent Co., Virginia; m. William Chambers b. 1686 in New Kent Co., Virginia

    5. REBECCA2 HARRELSON (PAUL1) b. about 1696 in Culpepper Orange, Virginia; d. 4/21/1784 in Culpepper Orange, Virginia; m. Thomas Sims circa 1716 of Richmond, Virginia.

    GENERATION NO. 2

    PAUL2 HARRELSON II (PAUL1) (son of Paul Harrelson and Rebekka Burgess) b. circa 1683 in Hanover Co., Virginia; d. about 1754, at age 72; petitioned the Virginia House of Burgess in 1702 for naturalization; m. about 1707 to Patience Lewis (daughter of Maj. JOHN LEWIS b. 12/15/1633 in Monmouthshire, Wales; d. 1690 in Cheokins, New Kent, Virginia and ISABELLA MILLER b. 2/8/1639 in New Kent Co., Virginia; d. 2/19/1703 in Cheokins, New Kent Co., Virginia). Paul leased 360 acres of land in 1705 in Hew Kent County, Virginia. There are numerous records, between 1715 and 1743, available in the Vestry Book of St. Paul’s Parish in Hanover Co., Virginia. Listings involved clearing roads, and forming precincts and appointing overseers for them. Last appears in Vestry of Books of Virginia 11/18/1743. After Jan 1739 the family was in Edgecombs Co., N.C. buying land 10/23/1740 that they sold 4/9/1741 to John Hardy. 11/29/1744 he petitions for 450 acres of land in Fredericksborough Township, near present-day Camden, S.C. Paul was paid 50 pounds by the Township for establishing a mill. This petition was never certified. The family is presumed wiped out in 1750-1755 in Indian uprising around Wateree River, S.C. However, some sources say he died about 1754 in Fredericksborough Township, Marion Co., S.C.

    From Petitions for Land from South Carolina Council Journals, Volumbe 1: 1734/35-1748 by Brent Holcomb, page 201: “Pp. 505-506: Read the humble Peition of Paul Harlson & others shewing tha the Peti’rs family consists of nine White Persons who being lately arrived in this Province with design to Cultivate & Settle 400 and 50 acres of land, therefore prays that his Excell’cy and their Honours to grant him a Warrant for y’e same by virtue of his family Right in Fredericksbourgh Township and the said Paul Harelson with ‘ye under written Inhabitants humbly pray that the Boad would grant ye s’d Harleson fifty acres more of land on a Creek called Sander’s Creek for y’e building & settling up a Water-mill in y’e frontiers of Fredericksburgh Town ship and which millis of extraordinary benefit to y’e distressed subscribers and further pray that an order be Granted for a road to be Cut to y’e said Town’p of Fredericksburgh which will enable them to Convey their Small produce to y’e market . . . Signd Paul Harleson, Mark Catterton abot 24 more Subscribers. The Peitioner appearing before his Excell’cy the Gov’r in Council and Swearing to y’e Truth of the allegations of his Petition, the Pray’r thereof with regard to the land was Granted . . .”

    **Notes on Patience Lewis**New Kent Co. is now King and Queen Co., Virginia. Her older brother COL. JOHN LEWIS is buried at Warner Hall in Gloucester Co., VA. Patience’s grandfather, the Immigrant, was JOHN LEWIS b. 2/22/1594 in Monmouthsire, Wales, d. 8/21/1657, New Kent Co., Virginia. Her grandmother was CATHERINE PHILLIP, John’s second wife. See “Lewis of Warner Hall” on GenForum.


    Children of PAUL HARRELSON and PATIENCE LEWIS:

    1. Dorothy3 HARRELSON (PAUL2, PAUL1) b. circa 1714 in Virginia

    2. William3 HARRELSON (PAUL2, PAUL1) b. 1720 (no proof – believed to be a son) in Virginia; d. 1792 in Georgetown District, S.C.; m. Jane Anderson. .

    3. Benjamin3 Lewis HARRELSON (PAUL2, PAUL1) **NOTE** It is possible that William (PETER2, PAUL1) is the father** b. 1725 in Virginia; will proved 3/2/1802; m. in 1745 in S.C. to (1)Selah Commander b. 1745; d. 1802 in Marion District, S.C. Found in 1800 Georgetown District Census (page 447).

    4. Andrew3 HARRELSON (PAUL2, PAUL1) b. 1727; d. about 1773

    5. Prudence3 HARRELSON (PAUL2, PAUL1) b. 1735; m. William Reaves b. 1724 in Virginia. See family sheet for children.

    6. Nathaniel HARRELSON (PAUL2, PAUL1) d. 1774 in Orange Co., N.C.; m. Anne Bush 11/18/1787 in Caswell Co., N.C.

    7. Paul HARRELSON III (PAUL2, PAUL1) b. 1710 in Virginia; d. after 7/1769 in Georgia; m. Mary Unknown

    8. Joseph3 HARRELSON (PAUL2, PAUL1) b. 1720; d. before 1800 in Washington District, Marion Co., S.C.; m. Su Song, a Sawra Indian.


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    Peter married Mary Chambers 0___ 1715, St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia. Mary (daughter of Edward Chambers and Elizabeth Harrison) was born 0___ 1694, (York County) Virginia; died 0___ 1755, Albermarle County, Virginia. [Group Sheet]


  12. 253.  Mary Chambers was born 0___ 1694, (York County) Virginia (daughter of Edward Chambers and Elizabeth Harrison); died 0___ 1755, Albermarle County, Virginia.

    Notes:

    Re: Peter Harrelson/Mary Chambers

    Posted by: Marcia McAllum Harrelson Robovitsky
    Email: marcia327@mediaone.net
    Date: November 25, 2000 at 18:42:43

    In Reply to: Peter Harrelson/Mary Chambers by Bruce N Cross



    Peter Haralson (Harralson) married to Mary Chambers (daughter of William Chambers) had seven children. John (will dated 8-10-1764 Halifax County, VA), Burgess (will made Orange Co., N.C. 1772), Paul (married Nancy Lea about 1754 Orange Co. N.C.)I have more info about him, Nathaniel who married Dorcus Forbes and died 1781 (this is my line and I don't have much information), Elizabeth, Agnes, and Sarah.
    If you have any information to share, I would love it as I'm just getting started. I'm working from information found from papers discovered among grand parents belongings.

    Children:
    1. Paul Harralson was born Hanover County, Virginia.
    2. 126. Burgess Harrelson was born 0___ 1718, Hanover County, Virginia; died 9 Oct 1772, Orange County, North Carolina.
    3. John Harralson was born (Hanover County) Virginia.
    4. Nath(aniel) Harralson was born (Hanover County, Virginia); died 0___ 1781, (Virginia).
    5. Elizabeth Harralson was born (Hanover County, Virginia).
    6. Agnes Harralson was born (Hanover County, Virginia).
    7. Sarah Harralson was born (Hanover County, Virginia).