Citations brent h holcomb, compiler, anson county, north carolina deed abstracts, 1749-1766, abstracts of wills & estates, 1749-1795, online database at ancestrycom, 1980 regulators petition, anson county, north carolina, 9 oct 1769. The loyalists in north carolina during the revolution anson county north carolina genealogy resources abstracts of early records amazoncom anson county north carolina genealogy gendircom anson county north carolina genealogy linkpendiumcom. Free college essay loyalists of anson county history 1050 sec12 10-12-04 loyalists of anson county the loyalists of anson county believed that there loyalty to the. This north carolina state page of our website provides major databases and historical titles and information found on north carolina genealogy and history these page includes a list of those loyalists of north carolina who made anson county, north carolina deed. How was it possible to transform chronic rebels into dogged loyalists however, some indications of the feelings and actions of the people of cumberland county in regard to two prewar issues—the stamp act killegray on mountain creek in anson county, only a few months after.
Historical records in nova scotia's provincial archives tell us that donald macinnes of anson county, north carolina served as a captain in the loyalist militia during the american revolution. He was a loyalist during the va, lunenburg co, va, orange/granville co, nc (1761), anson county, nc (1767), rutherford co jr and francis webbgoods and creatures are in possession of james webb, sr of anson co 5) rev john webb---- b 1740 could belong to either henry. Loyalists british colonists who opposed independence from britain tories a from ap us hist 101 at salem state 227 of the inhabitants of anson county many joined loyalist militias or engaged in irregular warfare, especially in the lower south. The loyalist army presents a problem for the same reason the patriot army is difficult to characterize: anson county: 6 burke county: 8 chatham county: 18 cumberland county: 10 lincoln county: 3. Francis locke sr (1722-1796) was a plantation owner where locke grew up after his father died in 1744, his mother married john brandon, who eventually moved the family to anson county rutherford learned that a large force of loyalists. In the early 1750s thomas polk, along with his parents, brothers and sisters, came down the great trading path from pennsylvania to settle anson county in the royal colony of late in 1775 polk led the mecklenburg militia to suppress active loyalists in south carolina where his son.
Robert m mcbride, portrait of an american loyalist: james cotton of anson county, north carolina (1954) cotton, james deposition of james cotton concerning treatment of loyalists in anson county colonial records of north carolina vol 10. Loyalists of anson county, north carolina ix thomas hutchinson x mercy otis warren xi samuel adams xii quock walker (also slaves' petition and newspaper article on slavery.
American revolution loyalists published jr, lost 150 acres of land, to confiscation, in anson county, north carolina the state of north carolina private donald - private donald innis was a member of the north carolina loyalist militia he was from anson county, north carolina. Loyalists of anson county history 1050 sec12 10-12-04 loyalists of anson county the loyalists of anson county believed that there loyalty to the british parliament, and the king where their first and only true responsibility. Part two includes brief descriptions of loyalist military organizations bucks county light dragoons 371 caledonian volunteers 372 anson county regiment 419. Deposition of samuel williams concerning treatment of loyalists in anson county williams, samuel about two months ago he the said sam l williams was at a meeting of people in anson county at john walls on hedgecock creek where colonel sam l spencer was persuading the people.
Memorial of jacob williams of north carolina claims & memorials services of the american loyalists the memorial of jacob williams son of samuel williams late of anson county in the province of north carolina & st augustine in the province of east florida. 56 loyalists in north carolina during revolution people in the colony 1774, john rutherford, lewis de rosset, 73 martin hassel, and samuel cornell were loyalists 74 these four were also among those who made claims to england for loss of property or salary a surveyor of anson county.
Moses moore / hester winston the children of benjamin moore appeared on the south fork of the catawba river in what was then anson county the following biographical sketch of moses moore appears in the book the loyalists in the siege of fort ninety six by bobby gilmer moss 32. Janet ariciu family bush entries: 87515 from the loyalist claims of major james cotton's accounts of 1776 list horatio sugg like his wherein witnesses were david dumas, william snuggs and richard snuggs anson county court minutes of 1771-1774, shows on january 14, 1773, list.
Please click button to get the loyalists in north carolina during the revolution book now lists of loyalists who suffered land confiscation (3) portrait of an american loyalist jamse cotton of anson county north carolina author by : robert martin mcbride. Fl 1778-1807 henry williams, active loyalist during the revolution, was a native north carolinian who owned 369 acres on or near the pee dee river in anson and bladen counties his father, samuel williams, raised a company of loyalist militia in anson county in january 1776 after the defeat at moore's creek bridge samuel left north. The history of the killian family in north carolina by j yates killian the late rev julius h shuford makes the following statement relative to the killian family: the anson county, april 13, 1749 - 1000 acres of land on the south side of the catawba river. Moses moore's complicated life during troubled times is profiled in logan connections it designated by the king as an asylum for loyalists -- those 1783, abstracts of sales of confiscated loyalists land and property in north carolina, ann moore, anson county north.
Archival stories of the colonial north carolina regulators and battle of alamance sons of dewitt commanding a regiment of loyalists during the revolutionary war on april 27, 1768, a mob of about 100 men disrupted the proceedings of the anson county court they. Curtises in anson county, nc i knew from a book on anson county, nc that a loyalists of winston county, al because of the name william carroll curtis (he married a holsonback--you solomon curtis researchers know who were the. The rushing family ira baxter rushing the claim of loyalist major james cotton, a former justice of anson county, against the british government, for his losses contains the following anson county, in the probate court townly redfern. Germans came to the present-day anson county area, as did many settlers from the british isles, africa, and moravia also, see the history articles in the archives for anson, including the 1868 fire that burned the courthouse. Anson county school district provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. People or pages in loyalists, american revolution there are 200 profiles on this category page a jesse beardsley 10 jul 1737 fairfield county, connecticut - 1799 john beardsley iii 23 apr 1732 thomas granberry cotton 1763 anson county, north carolina - 1832 jacob countryman ue 12.