Richmond County N. C. Queries January - December 2008
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MORTON / USSERY
November 07, 2008
Greenberry MORTON b. in 1804 married Winnifred USSERY b. 1804 probably in Richmond County. They
were living in Richmond County for the 1830 census before moving to Randolph County Alabama by the 1840
census. Greenberry's full name we believe is Samuel Greenberry Morton. Winnifred's father was Robert
USSERY and there is a lot of information out there on the Usserys but none of us have ever been able to
find parents of Greenberry MORTON. Surely there are people still living in the area that just may be able
to connect Greenberry to some of their Morton ancestors. Greenberry was a potter in the pottery business
as was the Robert USSERY family that migrated to Alabama with him. Greenberry is listed in most of the
censuses as Green Morton. I am hoping that some of you have a family Bible or something with my ggg
grandfather listed in it. Lynda Kendrick of Tenn
CALDER / CAULDER / WALTERS
October 31, 2008
I'm interested in a Peter CALDER of early 1800s Richmond Co. NC and who was his wife and children,
he appears on the 1810 Richmond Co. NC census but I don't find him in 1820...a John CALDER who I believe
was Peter's son and appears on the 1830, 40, 50 Richmond Co. NC census, Williamson Dist. and 1860 Cumberland
Co. NC census, had wife named Hannah and several children... and a Peter CALDER who I believe was John's
son and appears on the 1850 & 60 Richmond Co. Williamson Dist., NC census, their surname could be spelled
Caulder too...I believe my husband descends from them thru his g.gr.father Alexander C. CALDER/CAULDER who
is on the 1870 Richmond Co. NC census with his siblings in the home of his older sister Sarah and her husband
John WALTERS. Alexander C. Caulder migrated to Calhoun Co. MS in the early c1871, had 3 wives and 21 children,
died 1926 in Coffeeville, MS...John CALDER and family are listed on the 1830 census as white, the 1840 census
as Free Persons of Color, the 1850 census as white and the 1860 census as mulatto's....they were darker skinned
but not of the black race, they were of Scottish ancestry. In a picture I have of Alexander C. CAULDER he could
have been mistaken for black too ... If you think you connect to any of these people I will share what I have but
not of our living generations. Thanks, Kay Woods of Tenn
CALDER / JORDAN
September 17, 2008
Looking for any info. on Samuel and Catherine CALDER. Catherine was Catherine JORDAN. I have them
in 1850 census of Richmond County, but nothing else. I did find there graves in Laurinburg. They were
born about 1823 in NC. The had children Andrew, Margaret, Ann Elizabeth, Emanuel, Amanda and Dudley.
Any help would be greatley appreciated. Bonnie Seiler
June 12, 2008
Can you tell me where to find a map showing where both the Fayetteville Township and the
Black Jack District were in Richmond County @ 1800 census time?
Am trying to identify both James HASTY and Elijah HASTY both living in Richmond County at that time
and identify if either or both are related to either or both of the two separate legs of the HASTY
families that exist at Caledonia UMC South of Laurinburg.
At this time there are two separate branches of the HASTY family at Caledonia UMC. Several members
over five generations in each family leg lie in the cemetery near each other and yet when I went to
the Hasty reunion a couple of years ago they claimed that their leg are not related to our leg.
Any suggestions or info for the HASTY family (either branch) prior to 1800 Will be appreciated
Thanks, Pete Foster
STANBACK / McIVER / SMITH
April 18, 2008
I am looking for the ancestors of Marcellus Chandler STANBACK who died in nearby Sanford, Lee Co.,
(it was Moore at the time of his death) NC in 1899. He was married to Mary Ann "Mamie" MCIVER in
1885 in Richmond Co., NC. Mamie and Marcellus had one daughter, Jane McIver STANBACK born 1898,
before his untimely death in 1899. Mamie McIver STANBACK remarried in 1905 to Newton H. SMITH in
Moore Co., NC. Newton Smith and his new wife Mamie and step daughter Jane McIver STANBACK are
listed in Cumberland Co., NC in the 1910 Census. Newton SMITH died in 1915 and Mamie SMITH is
listed with her daughter Jane "Mamie" McIver STANBACK in the 1920 Cumberland Co., NC Census.
I'm at a loss after that. I'm interested in finding out what happened to Mamie McIver STANBACK SMITH
and her daughter Jane McIver STANBACK. Did she marry and have children??? Any help would be much
appreciated. Thanks....Charlie Rathbun, Jasper, GA
McPHAUL / BROWN
March 24, 2008
I am at a dead end with this family. I have a lot of information missing for John MCPHAUL and his family.
I am looking for birth date for John, marriage date information for John and Rhoda. As you can tell there
are 8 children, which I have not been able to identify.
John MCPHAUL was born in 1826 in Richmond, North Carolina, USA, and he died in 1880 in Laurel Hill, Scotland,
North Carolina, USA. He married Rhoda BROWN, and had the following children: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown,
Unknown, Thomas, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Lewis (1861), Owen (1868), Jessie (1878), Maggie (1878), William (1879),
and Daniel (1885).
Rhoda BROWN was born in 1850 in Virginia, USA, and she died in Laurel Hill, Scotland, North Carolina, USA.
She married John MCPHAUL, and had the following children: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Thomas,
Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Lewis (1861), Owen (1868), Jessie (1878), Maggie (1878), William (1879), & Daniel (1885).
Thanks so much for any info that you can help me with. Anna
GRAHAM / BERRYMAN
March 22, 2008
According to Stafford GRAHAM's RW pension application, he was born in Richmond Co., NC in 1757
which I know would have been Anson County at that time. He married Elizabeth BERRYMAN on Nov 1778
in Richmond County, NC by John Bounds, Esq. They had 10 children but only 8 lived to adulthood.
Their children included Perry, Elizabeth, William and Cynthia thus proven. In 1820 they lived in
Guilford County, NC and by 1833 had moved to Pickens Dist., SC where Stafford died in 1833.
I believe that Stafford was a descendant of Edward GRAHAM and Patience STAFFORD/HULL from Fairfax
County, VA since they named a son, Stafford. But I am having trouble establishing a link.
Do any Richmond County researchers recognize any of these people? There does not appear to be any
marriage record for them except in the pension papers. I know that there were a lot of GRAHAMs in
Richmond Co. but none seem to be kin to Stafford. Does anyone know of any GRAHAM family living
there in 1757? Any help with this line would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you, Susan Brock-Booker, Walhalla, SC
BATTON / BADDEN / BATTEN
March 01, 2008
I am seeking information on the origins of one Wiley BATTON (sometimes written as BADDEN, BATTEN),
free African American male aged about 26 years on the 1840 census of Fair Ground District, Richmond Co.
He appears there with one African American woman of like age whom we believe to be his first wife, Anna
RUSSELL, and a young male who is likely to be their son, Daniel (b. 1837). They do not appear in an 1836
tax list of "upper Fair Ground District" presented on the North Carolina GenWeb site, and they do not
appear in an earlier census in North Carolina. Circa 1845 the family moved to Indiana, where they appear
in the 1850 Vigo County census.
We know that Wiley BATTON's mother's name was Nancy BATTON. During his lifetime, Wiley never reported the
name of his father. We would like to know the origins of both Wiley and Nancy. If it is possible that Wiley
was recently freed from slavery in 1839-1840, would anyone have documentation of his deed of emancipation in
Richmond Co? Would anyone have knowledge of any other records of Wiley BATTON during his stay in this county?
All responses to this enquiry are greatly appreciated. Sincerely, M M Shepard
McINNIS / McDANIEL / NICHOLSON / McRAE
January 19, 2008
Greetings... Trying to piece the puzzle and wonder if you had any information on
Murdock McINNIS and Christian McDANIEL? It's my understanding they were married in Richmond
County in 1804 and had five children: Malcom, Isabel, Norman, Nancy and Daniel. I also
have a copy of a Guardianship Bond dated 1826.
Malcom married Margaret NICHOLSON and had four children: Samuel, Mary Ann, Jennet and Margaret.
They - at one time were at Mineral Springs Church and in 1837 moved to Mt. Carmel. Samuel (my
G-G-Grandfather) married Catherine McRAE in 1856 and they moved to Barbour County, Alabama.
They had 7 children: Hugh, Margaret, Mary Ann, Isabella, Catherine, Malcolm Daniel and Phillip
Douglas. Any info or your pointing me in the right direction would be appreciated.
Thanks so much - Happy New Year... Ken McInnis
PERMENTER / TUNSTALL / WILLIAMSON
January 18, 2008
William PERMENTER b ca 1848 in Richmond Co, NC married Jennie
WILLIAMSON January 18, 1877. Jane had evidently been married before.
Her maiden name unknown. In 1880 Richmond census at age 33 William was
working in the Cotton Mill, Jane age 42 lives there with two daughters,
Sarah 15 and Sarah 13.
William PERMENTER was the son of James A PERMENTER and his wife
Margaret ?. They lived in Anson Co in 1850. They had children Nancy b
ca 1838, Elizabeth 1845, James S July 1846, William 1848, and Margaret
Helen PERMENTER b Dec 16, 1851. This last child, Helen married William
James TUNSTALL in 1871 and died in Scotland Co 1 November 1942. The
TUNSTALLS are buried in King Cemetery in Laurel Hill,NC.
There seem to be no burials on the remainder of the PERMENTERs in
the area. Did all the PERMENTERS except Margaret Helen [PERMENTER]
TUNSTALL leave the area for MS or other points? Would like to hear from
descendants of John A and Margaret PERMENTER.
Thank you for your kindness. Zelia Cline
LAMB / JACOBS / WELLS / QUICK
January 10, 2008
I am trying to piece together my family history. I basically know very little of them, and would
like to have some connection to my past. My grandparents died when I was very young, and I do not
known my real parents very well. I found some good information so far on the web, but I am stuck.
I know that almost all my family came together in Richmond Co. (later Scotland) in the early 1900's.
I am specifically looking for information on Abram LAMB and Margaret (Maggie) JACOBS, my great-great
grandparents, who lived in Scotland Co and were born between 1860 and 1880. I know they are related
b/c the 1910 census has them listed as the parents of my great-grandmother, Delphina Lamb. I am also
looking for info on my grandfathers side. I believe his parents were Roger WELLS and Martha QUICK,
who were born in Marlboro Co around the turn of the century. However, I can find little to no info
Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated. I want to come to that area and do some research
myself, but I live all the way in California. I haven't had much luck at all on GenWeb or anywhere else.
Thanks, Alex Hunsucker, California
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