Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Bell 228 Bullock-Webb

228. James Bullock Sr & 229. Sarah Webb {St. Mary’s Co. MD, Granville Co. NC}


~1723, James born in St. Mary’s Co., MD; s/o 456. John Bullock Jr & 457. Catherine ?. [James’ descent is authenticated from Maryland Calendar of Wills, Jane Baldwin, V3, P59.]
~1727, Sarah born in VA. [Note: William Webb is named an administrator of James’ estate. Sarah Webb is said to be the sister of Chief Justice Rowan’s wife, and perhaps kin to John Webb and Thomas Webb of Essex Co Virginia and Granville Co, NC.]
10/15/1736, James left ¼ of the family plantation [on the death of his mother] in his father’s will.
~1749, James married Sarah in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
1768, James and his family went by ox-wagon caravan to Granville Co., NC, locating near Creedmore (Knapp of Reeds District, also referred to as Ledge of Rock District). James’ plantation was purchased from Thomas Yates, and at the time was on the main road from Harrisburg to Hillsborough, NC. The county was organized in 1746. It was desirable due to the mild climate, rich soil, and comparative quiet of the Catewba Indians. James was a planter and large land holder. He made separate purchases of 271 acres “the land lying on the north side of the Ledge of Rock Creek” plus 200 acres “beginning at George Miller’s corner” (S) DB–M, P53. Court House, Oxford, NC. [There were already many Bullock families in Granville Co, NC.]
7/20/1770, James Bullock & Wm. Oglevie, searchers “for the Nap of Reed & Dutch Districts”. (S) The History and Genealogies of old Granville County, NC 1746-1800 by Owen.
1773, James paid Edward Stabler 101 pounds, 9 shillings for 653 acres of land. (S) DB–K, P153, 1773.
1777, James acquired 152 acres from James Ross for 120 pounds. (S) DB–K, P53, 1777.
Revolutionary War: James “delivered and paid for supplies provided the army”. (S) P42, Folio2, 784, James Bullock, 491, 2.
11/6/1782, James wrote his will. He left Sarah the plantation. (S) Granville Co., NC, WB1, P358.
12/1782–1/1783, James died in Granville Co., NC.
2/1783, James’ will probated. “Granville County. SS February Court, A.D. 1783. This will was duly proved by the oath of John Brodie and ordered to be recorded then Jeremiah Bullock and Joshua Bullock quallified as executors to the said Will. Asa Searcy, Clerk of Court”.
5/1783, James’ estate inventory shows his son Jeremiah as Executor.

Family notes:
• Joining the lands of Moore, Stem and Bullock was the “Meeting-House” built of logs. It was built on a grant of land belonging to George Lane Moore; and was known as Moore’s Church. Ministers of different denominations held services regularly. The Bullocks worshipped with other neighborhood families including those of Haskins, Quarles, Freeman, and Stem. Many of these families intermarried.
• James’ will: In the name of God amen, I James Bullock planter, of the Counter and State of North Carolina, being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament in manner following, Vizt. I give and bequeath my Soul to Almighty God that gave it, and my body to the earth to be decently buried by my Executors, herein after named. I lend my wife Sarah Bullock during her natural life, or widowhood the plantation whereon I now live, being the land I purchased of Thomas Yates, also two negroes Basil and Moll, one feather bed and furniture,my black mare, one fourth part of my stock cattle, hogs and sheep. After her death or marriage my Will is that the two negroes and personal estate be equally divided between my Surviving children hereafter named. Jeremiah Bullock, Joshua Bullock, Charles Bullock, Samuel Bullock, James and George Bullock, to them and their heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath to my three sons, Jeremiah Bullock, Joshua Bullock and Samuel Bullock the whole of the land I purchased of John Ross lying on the main road from Hillsborough to Harrisburg, to be divided equally in quality as well as quanity to them and their heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath to my two sons James Bullock and George Bullock after my wifes death or marriage, the land and plantation whereon I now live being the land I purchased of Thomas Yates to be equally divided in quality as well a quantity and in case either should die before they arrive to the age of twenty one years the Surviver to have the whole to them and their heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath to the heirs of my daughter Priscilla Cook and my daughter Nancy Bullock two Shillings and six pence each current money of this State to them and their heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath to my son Charles Bullock my Negro man Jack to him and his heirs forever. Item. I lend my loving wife Sarah Bullock during her life the whole of my Kitchen furniture and after her death to be equally divided between my surviving sons. Item. I give and bequeath to my six sons Jeremiah, Joshua, Charles, Samuel, James and George all the rest of my estate both real and personal of what nature or kind, that I have not already divided after my just debts and Funeral Expenses are paid to them and their heirs forever. In case either of the aforesaid Children should die before they arrive to the age of 21 or marry for their part to be equally divided among the surviving brethern. Item. I constitute and appoint my two sons Jeremiah Bullock and Joshua Bullock and my friend William Webb, Executors to this my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Sixth day of November 1782. James Bullock

Children of James and Sarah:

i. Jeremiah Bullock, born 1750 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
Jeremiah married Ellender Phillips, d/o Roger ( 230). [They had no children. Ellender was known to be the sister of his brother James’ wife.]
2/1783, Jeremiah named executor of his father’s will.
11/2/1784, the orphan William Phillips, age 14 [and little brother of Ellender], was bonded to Jeremiah until age 21. (S) History and Genealogies of Old Granville Co., NC 1746-1800 by Owen, P195.
1790, NC, Granville Co., Knapp of Reeds Dist Tax List – Jeremiah Bullock.
5/1790, Jeremiah mentioned as a property owner in the will of L Adcock. (S) Granville Co. Wills, V4, P210.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Granville Co., Hillsboro. They live near his brothers James, Joshua, Charles, Samuel and George.
(S) 1810 Census, NC, Granville Co. They live near his brothers Joshua, Charles, James and George.
1815, Jeremiah wrote his will, leaving his estate to his siblings, nephews and nieces. (S) WB7, P508.
2/11/1815, Jeremiah died in Granville Co., NC. (S) Obituary – See CD.
6/19/1816, Ellender married 2nd Lewis Bennett. (S) MB of Granville Co., by Holcomb. [No children.]
1823, Lewis Bennett to Elinor Bennett, his wife [in care of William Webb] …
7/14/1823, Lewis deeded land left to Elinor, widow of Jeremiah to Leonard s/o James Bullock, decd.

ii. Joshua Bullock, born ~1751 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
1/21/1781, Joshua married Ann Cook in Granville Co., NC.
2/1783, Joshua named an executor of his father’s will.
1784, Granville Co. tax roll – Joshua Bullock.
1790, NC, Granville Co., Knapp of Reeds Dist Tax List – James Bullock.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Granville Co., Hillsboro. They live near his brothers James, Jeremiah, Charles, Samuel and George.
(S) 1810 Census, NC, Granville Co. They live near his brothers Jeremiah, Charles, James and George.
1815, Joshua died in Granville Co. (S) Granville Co., WB1, P358.
Children:
Richard Bullock, born 1781 in NC.
He married Amelia ?.
10/19/1803, he married Mildred Walker.
1814, he died.

iii. Priscilla Bullock, born ~1753 in St. Mary's Co., MD.
9/22/1777, Priscilla married Richard D Cook, born 1740 in VA. [Likely brother of Joshua’s wife.]
2/1783, Priscilla named in her father’s will.
(S) 1790 Tax Rolls, Granville Co., NC: Richard Cooke.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Granville Co. Capt. Richard D Cook: 10111,00111. 13 slaves.
1811, Richard died in Granville Co., NC.
Bef. 2/11/1815, Priscilla died. (S) Jeremiah’s Obit stated their was only one surviving sister. She is not mentioned in his will, but her children are left items.
Children:
Priscilla Cook, born 8/22/1777.
8/2/1796 in Granville Co., she married Absolom Landers.
1815, Priscilla left £100 in her uncle Jeremiah’s will.
1850, she died in Bedford Co., TN.
John Cook, born ?.
1815, John left £100 in his uncle Jeremiah’s will.
Mary Cook, born ?.
1815, Mary left £100 in her uncle Jeremiah’s will.

iv. Samuel Bullock, born ~1757 in St. Mary's Co., MD.
2/1783, Samuel named in his father’s will.
1786, Granville Co. tax roll – Samuel Bullock.
1790, Samuel lived in the Shenandoah Valley, VA.
5/7/1794 in Granville Co., Samuel bondsman for John Ball wed to Sary Wade.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Granville Co., Hillsboro. They live near his brothers James, Joshua, Charles, Jermiah and George.

v. Charles Bullock, born 1759 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
2/1783, Charles named in his father’s will.
1784, Granville Co. tax roll – Charles Bullock.
1786, Granville Co. tax roll – Charles Bullock.
Charles married Rebecca Bailey.
1790, NC, Granville Co., Knapp of Reeds Dist Tax List – Charles Bullock.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Granville Co., Hillsboro. They live near his brothers James, Joshua, Jeremiah, Samuel and George.
(S) 1810 Census, NC, Granville Co. They live near his brothers Jermiah, Joshua, James and George.
(S) 1820 Census, NC, Granville Co. Charles lives near his brothers James and George.
8/23/1820, John Green deed to Charles Bullock for part of a tract of land formerly belonging to William Green, decd. (S) GC, DB-2, P306.
Bef. 1830 Rebecca died.
(S) 1830 Census, NC, Granville Co., S. Regt. Charles 60-70, widower.
3/4/1831, Charles started receiving a pension for serving as a private in the army.
1840 Granville Co. tax list – Charles Bullock, 80 years old.
(S) 1840 Census, NC, Granville Co., Far River Distr. Charles 80, and Rev. War pensioner.
10/13/1841, Charles died in Granville Co., NC. (S) WB15, P172.
Children:
Nancy Bullock, born ? in NC.
She married Elijah Goss.
Mary Bullock, born ? in NC.
She married ? Forsythe.
Jeremiah Bullock, born ?.
1815, Jeremiah left £100 in his uncle Jeremiah’s will.

vi. Nancy Ann Bullock, born ~1760 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
2/1783, Nancy named in her father’s will [and not married.]
12/13/1779, Nancy married Aaron Stacy, born 3/17/1760 in MD.
(S) 1810 Census, NC, Lincoln Co., Capt Weycoffs. Aaron 20201,31101.
1815, Nancy’s brother Jeremiah left her £300 in his will. Her husband Aaron was left 300 acres.
(S) 1820 Census, NC, East of the South Fork of the Catabaw River. Aaron 010201,03011.
(S) 1830 Census, NC, Burke Co. Aaron 70-80, Nancy 50-60 [?].
6/17/1834, Aaron died in Morgantown, Burke Co., NC.
3/31/1847, Nancy died in Morgantown, Burke Co., NC.
Children:
Nancy Stacy.
She married ? Hawkins.
George L Stacy.
He married ? Benjamin.
James F Stacy.
He married Elizabeth ?.
Daniel W Stacy.
He married Jane A ?.
Isaac Stacy.
He married Nancy ?.

vii. James Bullock Jr (114), born ~1769 in Granville Co., NC.

viii. George Bullock, born ~1770 in Granville Co., NC.
2/1783, George named in his father’s will.
10/25/1796, George married Mary Freeman, d/o Gideon and Sarah Patman, in Granville Co., NC.
(S) 1800 Census, NC, Granville Co., Hillsboro. They live near his brothers James, Joshua, Charles, Samuel and Jeremiah.
(S) 1810 Census, NC, Granville Co. They live near his brothers Jermiah, Joshua, James and Charles.
(S) 1820 Census, NC, Granville Co. George lives near his brothers James and Charles.
George was a Trustee of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Granville Co., NC. He was a Planter and owned 20 slaves.
(S) 1830 Census, NC, Granville Co., S. Regt. George 50-60, Mary 50-60.
(S) 1840 Census, NC, Granville Co., George Snr 60-70, Mary 60-70.
5/22/1845, George died in Granville Co.
6/8/1850, Mary died.
Children:
Oliver Bullock, born 1797 in NC.
10/21/1821, he married Rebecca Lile, born 7/8/1803 in NC.
8/30/1873, he died in Crawford Co., MO; buried in Keysville Cem.
Elizabeth Bullock, born ~1800 in NC.
She married John Qualls.
1868 she died.
Susan Bullock, born ~1802 in NC.
8/4/1831 in Granville Co., NC, she married William Farrabough.
Gideon Bullock, born 1804 in NC.
He married Susan Hopkins in White Co., AR.
1869 he died.
Mary Bullock, born 1806 in NC.
9/8/1845, she married Cannon Hopkins.
George Bullock, born ~1810 in NC.
4/24/1833, he married Matilda [aka Melinda] Green, d/o Elijah.
6/20/1866, he died.
Child: Nancy Bullock – she was the 2nd wife of Cannon Hopkins, husband of her aunt Mary.
Dorian C Bullock, born ? in NC.
5/27/1846, he married Martha Whitfield.
Sarah Bullock, born ? in NC.
She married Arthur Stevenson in AR.

ix. Thomas Bullock, born ~1777 in Granville Co., NC.
Bef. 2/1783 Thomas died – not named in his father’s will.

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