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William Cason, Sr

Male Abt 1695 - 1764  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name William Cason  [1, 2
    Suffix Sr 
    Born Abt 1695  Princess Anne, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1764  Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I8439  tng Genealogy

    Father James Cason, Sr,   b. Abt 1657, Lynn Haven Parish, Lower Norfolk Plantation, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1722, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Lnu,   b. Abt 1643, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1722, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Cannon,   b. Abt 1700, Bath, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1758, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1721  Bath, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Cason,   b. 1720, Clinton, Sampson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. William Cason, Jr,   b. Abt 1723  [natural]
    +3. Cannon Cason,   b. 1725, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1779, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
    +4. James Cason,   b. Abt 1727, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +5. John Cason,   b. 1730, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Burke, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    +6. Henry Cason,   b. 1732  [natural]
     7. Elizabeth "Betty" Cason,   b. 1735  [natural]
    +8. Hillery Cason,   b. 1737, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Screven, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F3209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • !Parents: from Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol 7, p. 79 Believed to be the son of James Cason who died in Princess Anne Co., Va. in 1723. William was the administrator of James' estate.
      !Emigration :from Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol 7, p. 79 He moved to Beaufort co, North Carolina in 1723 and settled in the portion that became Pitt co. in the 1760's. He was granted land in 1740 in Beaufort co. - the same bordering on a stream called "Cason's Run" and George Moye's land. 1758 William made a deed of gift to three of his children: Henry, Hillery, and Elizabeth (the youngest dhildren). Wife was apparently dead by this time. 1746 Colonial tax records of Beaufort Co. shows William "Casson" a tax-payer with nine people in his household. 1760 tax records show him living with his son, James. 1762, living with his son Hillery.
      !Land Patent: from Colony of North Carolina 1735-1764: Abstracts of Land Patents, Vol 1, by Margaret M. Hofmann, p. 171. "2417 pg. 125 WILLIAM CASSON 11 March 1740 200 acres in Beaufort County, joining the run below George Moy, Cassons run, and a meadow being the Plantation he formerly lived on."
      !Land Patent: from Colony of North Carolina 1735-1764: Abstracts of Land Patents, Vol 1, by Margaret M. Hofmann, p. 171. "2421 pg. 126 WILLIAM CASSON 11 March 1740 200 acres in Beaufort County on the N. side of Grindal creek at the old Hunting Path, joining the Pocoson, a point that runs out of the creek, and the sd. creek."
      !Land Record: from Index and Abstracts of Deeds of Record of Pitt County, North Carolina, Vol. 2 (1782-1801) 20 Aug 1774 Stephen Mundin (D 1761) deeded 160 A for 60 Pounds to Isaac Carril, bricklayer. Former Owners: William Judkins (1762), William Cason (Pat. 1740). Deed Book F p. 50 15 Mar 1775 Hillery Cason (1758) deeded to Lemuel James 200 A for 100 Pounds. Former owner: William Cason (1740) who made Deed of Gift to Hillery Cason. witness:John Jordan Deed Book F p. - 289 26 Jul 1780 Isaac Carrel, bricklayer deeded to James Gorham 160 A for 300 Pounds. Former owners: Wm. Cason (Pat. 1740), Stephen Mundin (1761), Wm. Judkins (1762). from Index and Abstracts of Deeds of Record of Pitt County, North Carolina, Vol. 1 (1765-1785) 6 Jun 1781 Lemuel Janes deeded to Matthew James, son, 310 A for love and affection. Former owners: William Cason (1748), Hillery Cason, Henry Cason. Witnesses: John Moye, William James. Deed book M, p. 439.
      !Land Record: from The Cason Quarterly, William R. Cason, Editor, p. 44 Date of deed: September 10, 1748 Beaufort County, North Carolina Deed Book 2, p. 552-553. Registered: September 10, 1748 Grantor: William Cason Grantee: Cannon Cason (of Beaufort County) Witnesses: Wm. Baldwin & Thomas Pinket Acreage: 200 Consideration: 30 pounds Province Bills Description: North side of Tarr River on the run below George Moyes Plantation on which said William Cawson formerly lived on, beginning at a red oak on the South side of Causons Run & with George Moys line No. 200 pole to a white oak, then E 5 N 160 pole, thence So. 10 Wst. 200 pole to a pine over a meadow, Ws. 5 So 200 pole to the first station by estimation 200 acres more or less.
      !Land Deed of Gift: Date of deed: March 1, 1758 Beaufort County, North Carolina Deed Book 3, p. 379-380 Registered: March 1, 1758 Grantor: William Cason Grantee: Sons, Henry Cason and Hilary Cason, and daughter Elizabeth Cason (all residents of Beaufort Co.) Witnesses: Wm. Baldwin & Wm. Moore Acreage: Consideration: love and affection Description: Son, Henry- 100 acres of land "on the West side of Abraham's branch, being part of the land I now live on and twenty one head of cattle one bed, one reg(rug?), a pr. of Sheets (or shoats), one chest and a table, one pot, 2 wedges, one sow, six shoats and six pigs." Son, Hilary - "all the land from Abrams branch with the plantation down the creek to the beginning line in the patent, one rug(?), one pr of sheets(?), a chest, a table, one pot, a mill, twelve head of cattle and 2 sows and 8 pigs." Daughter, Elizabeth (Betty)- "one bed, one rug(?) a Pr. of Sheets(?) one young horse now in her possession, six cows Two 2 year olds and three yearlings, two eaus, and lambs, and one pot." The deed was "acknowledged in open court by Wm. Cason"
      !Death: c1764 - died. from Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol 7, p. 79

  • Sources 
    1. [S238] Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol. 7, Folks Huxford, (Name: 1975;), Page 79.

    2. [S239] Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol. 8, Huxford Genealogical Society, (Name: 1988;), Page 389.