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Capt. John Dickinson

Male Abt 1740 -

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  • Name John Dickinson 
    Title Capt. 
    Born Abt. 1740  Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Dickinson was a Captain in the Revolutionary War in North Carolina during 1775. He sold his land there and moved to Georgia in 1792.

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      "1831 - Col John Dickson, old citizen and Elder in the Presbyterian church, died this year, his age not known but about 80, an old Revolutionary soldier."

      Source: History of Coweta County from 1825-1880 by W. U. Anderson. This is unlikely to be our John,

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      John Dickerson of Hancock County drew blanks in the 1805 Georgia land lottery.

      From Wood, Virginia S., and Wood, Ralph V., transcribers, 1805 Georgia Land Lottery (Cambridge: The Greenewood Press, 1964), p. 92.

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      CNIDR Isearch-cgi 1.20.06 (File: courta1784.txt)

      Wayne County, NC - General Assembly Records

      General Assembly Papers, April-June 1784, Joint Standing Committees, Committee on P & G, April 21-May 11

      To The Hon'ble the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina

      Whereas your Petitioners are informed that the Commissioners, to wit,
      Messers Stephen Cobb, Joseph Pipkin and Needham Whitfield appointed by the
      General Assembly for the purpose of fixing on the most convenant place
      nearest the Center of the County of Wayne, to erect the Public buildings
      on did agree that the same Should be at the plantation whereon Mr John
      Sasser, lately deceased, which give Satisfaction to your petitions, and
      the County in general your petitioners are also well assured that two of
      the said Commissioners, to wit, Mr. Pipkin, and Mr. Whitfield have taken
      the burthen of the Said appointment, and without the knowledge of the other
      Commissioner, to wit, Mr. Cobb, and have agreed to and appointed that the
      said buildings shall be erected at a place called West Point on Neuse
      River, and have taken a deed of Conveyance from Doc. Bass for three acres
      land for that purpose, which place your petitioners humbly Conceive to be
      inconvenant and burthensome to the Inhabitants of our said County in general,
      and far distant from the Center of our said County, which is contrary to
      directions in the Act of Assembly under which they were appointed.

      your petitioners therefore humbly
      beg that the general Assembly will take the said grevance's into Consideration
      and direct and appoint some person or persons to survey and run the lines of
      our said County in order to find the Center thereof and make provision that
      the Court house and other Public buildings be erected at the Center, on the
      nearest convenat place thereto, or other wise as you in your wisdom may think
      most convenant to the Inhabitants in the said County, all which your
      petitioners humbly submit to your Consideration, and as in duty bound will
      ever pray 28th February Anno Dom 1784

      Stephen Cobb Josiah Jordan

      Robt Simms Wm Howell

      Burwell Mooring John Benson

      John Handly Winfield

      Daniel Lofley Thos Burk

      Jesse Herring Joseph Bogue

      William Bourn Jas Edmondson

      Nicholas Howell D Powell

      Elias Ballard Jesse Bardin

      James Handly William Howell

      John Applewhite William ___

      Jonathan Basdan William Williams

      Jonathan Handly Willison Watkins

      Giles Bryant Thomas Scott

      Thos Chambers Bradbury Jno Howell

      Isiah Boyte David Worrell

      Jesse Brown Henry Wilson

      Elias Pate James Howell

      William Thompson Thomas Reasons

      Rowling Williams Gabrel Coley

      William Grace Frederick Bun

      Jesse Boon Stephen ___

      John Peacock John Daniel

      Joseph Daniel W Rentfro

      John (his x mark) Durdin Benj (his x mark) Forte

      Jarael (his x mark) Robertson Cearcy (his x mark) Peacock

      Benjamin (his x mark) Cook Jacob Dickerson

      Jeremiah Case Simon Barne

      Jacob (his x mark) Durden John (his x mark) Bass

      Ephriam (his x mark) Bass John (his x mark) Durden Jun

      James (his x mark) Hall Daniel Dickinson

      Elisha (his x mark) Davis Wm (his x mark) Durdeno

      Isome (his x mark) Watson Wimburne Dickinson

      Edward Hood Absolum (his x mark) Brookins

      John Sherard Joel Dickinson

      George Mitchell Joel (his x mark) Newsome

      Shadrack Dickenson Shadrack (his x mark) Simms

      Abraham (his x mark) Lamb Phillmon (his x mark) Chanie

      Michajah (his x mark) Johnson John Barnes

      Wm Sanders Lancaster Jacob (his x mark) Lamb Junr

      Thomas (his x mark) Aycock Isaac Daniel

      John Grimes Josiah (his x mark) Ellis

      Hardy Hooks Richard (his x mark) Durdeno

      Benja Alfred James Worel

      Jacob Boyt James Thomson

      Thomas Boyt Benja Howell

      Augustin Wasdin Wm Roberts

      James Burtin Grifin Lewis

      Wil's Handle John Applewhite

      John Worrel Shadrack Pate

      Admiral Howell John Thomson

      James Spray Hardy Pope

      Noel Howell Levin Vinson

      James Deens John Hares

      John Bardin Thomas Grace

      Charles Whitmore George Herring

      Daniel Greene? William Sasser

      Charles Pope Thos Resons

      John Wood Drury Deees

      John Davis Vaughn (his x mark) Hilburn

      William Radford Mills (his x mark) Jernigan

      William Richards John King

      Lem'l Hollimon David Cobb

      Joseph Martin James Simms

      Joshua Woodard John Dickinson

      Robert Simms William Tomelin

      Thomas Brockins Joel Dickenson

      Isaac Woodard Thomas (his x mark) Watson

      Absolum (his x mark) Ellis Soloman (his x mark) Foaker

      Matthew Turner Morriss (his x mark) Satchell

      Abraham (his x mark) Daniel Jonathan Boyers?

      Isaac Dickinson Joel Evins

      Isaac Daniel James Bardin

      Daniel (his x mark) Dickinson Jacob (his x mark) Rentfrow

      Claiborn (his x mark) Bateman Hardy Roberson

      Samuel Barnes Solomon (his x mark) Rouse

      James Holland Richard (his x mark) Durdena

      Britain Simms Jesse (his x mark) Peacock

      John Daniel Samuel (his x mark) Saint

      Isaiah (his x mark) Hall Jas Cobb

      Wm Bridgers Nathan Cobb

      Ephraim Daniell Ethreldrid Bridgirs

      Thos Harrell Reuben Hay

      Lewis Gurley Josiah Wise

      Barnabas Hamilton Duncan Hamilton

      Major Howell Guy Hamilton

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      On 1st March Anno Dom 1784, this same petition was signed by other
      residents of Wayne County. Following are their signatures. There
      weren't that many folks in Wayne County at the time and this seems
      to represent the majority, the area in question was on the Neuse River
      bank, where business was done back then.

      John Barefoot Jesse Barnes

      Samuel Peacock Joseph Boon

      Jon E Evans Thomas Thompson

      Robert (his x mark) Hooks William Lancaster

      John (his x mark) Sherod Leavy Langston

      David Newsom James Barnes

      Mark Pearson Thos Butcher

      Ishabod Pearson James Gray

      William Langston Benjamin Chance

      Elisha Uzzell George Bradbury

      Peter Gett William (his x mark) Lovis

      Micajah Parker Henery Hamm

      S Blyth Ransom Adkains

      Mark Bogue Jonathan Pearson

      John Pitman Joseph Edgerton

      Limon Bardin Henry Howell

      James Edgerton Wm Howell

      John Smith Lenas Gardner

      Thomas Davis Esan (his x mark) Bass

      Hopkin Howell Abraham (his x mark) Bass

      Moses Branch Cornelus Outland

      Lawrence (his x mark) Doughty Thomas Overman

      Joseph Hollowell Uriah (his x mark) Peacock

      Thomas Boyt George (his x mark) Mitchell

      John Bunly William (his x mark) Hooks

      Nathan Bass Ebenezer Combs

      David Herring Thos Fletcher

      Arthur Bryant Noah Yelverton

      John (his x mark) Burke David Evins

      Eysom Evins John Fulghum

      Roberson Maidlex? Samuel Chance

      Robert Crawford Thomas Brookins

      Isome Rogers Green Rogers

      Richard Davis Readick Lovet

      Charles Croom Benja Sherard

      Wm Alford Jethro Thompson

      Benjamin Smith Thos (his x mark) Denson

      Richard Braswell Ezekiel Daniel

      John (his x mark) Denson Elisha Uzzell

      John (his x mark) Uzzell John (his x mark) Sasser Sen

      William Holt Joseph ___

      Edmund Maidlex? Benja Hasting

      John (his x mark) Hanks A Pearce

      David Beman Nathan (his x mark) Pike

      James (his x mark) Shaden Jacob Lamb

      George (his x mark) Jernigan Elisha (his x mark) Yelverton

      Wright Lancaster John Phillips

      Silas Hollowell Charles West

      Joel Gilbert George Langston

      James Pate Abraham (his x mark) Howell

      Rasco Culle Jesse Bogue

      John Smith Andrew Fulmore

      Jacob Page Joseph Carter

      Joel Musgrave Thomas Boyet

      Miles (his x mark) Langley Henry (his x mark) Howell

      Oswell (his x mark) Langley Cornelius Durdano

      Uriah Langston Charls (his x mark) Davis

      Desmund Deans Shadrack (his x mark) Boyet

      James (his x mark) Davis Benja Morrison

      Fountian Jordan
    Person ID I0302  Dickinson
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2009 

    Father Daniel Dickinson,   b. Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1737 
    Family ID F0132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 1762  Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    +1. Joel Putnam Dickinson,   d. 1820, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Winborn Dickinson,   b. 1760, Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Upson County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +3. Sarah Dickinson,   b. 1762, Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1850, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F0103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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