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DOC#: 082   ST: NC   CNTY: ROWA,                             PG: 1 of 1
   EVENT: Cemet,Census,Court,Geneal,IGI,Land,Marriage,Milit,Probate,Will
 SOURCE1: The Compiled Records of ROWAN County North Carolina.
 SOURCE2: Multiple sources.
  AUTHOR:
     PUB:
NOTES: Collected by: John E. Cain                      DATE: 90/12/29
LOCATION: 1211 Maritime Ln; Wylie, TX 75098      CAT#:
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The data in this document is a compilation of various records that have
been collected concerning this county.  It is by no means complete.
The format of this document is as follows:

CEMETERIES    -
CENSUS        - US, State, Territorial, Tax lists, slave,
COURT         -  All relevant court documents except probate.
GENEALOGIES   -
IGI           - Data from the LDS IGI files.
IMMIGRANTS    - passports, etc
LAND          - Claims, Grants, Patents, Lotteries, Deeds, etc.
MARRIAGES     - From county records, genealogies, IGI, etc.
MILITARY      - Rosters, Records, Pension, DAR, etc.
PROBATE       - Wills, Minutes, Guardian, Inventory and Accounts, etc.
MISCELLANEOUS - Bible Records, Newspapers, Church, County History,
                Historical Accounts.

Data in Brackets indicates source, ex: [LDS #0158333]

SPECIAL NOTES:

Rowan County was formed in 1753 from Anson.  Salisbury, 28144 is the
County Seat.  Census avail: 1790-1910.  Registrar of Deeds has birth,
marriage, death and land records; Clerk of Superior Court has divorce
records from 1881, Probate and civil court records.


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KEY TO 1800 - 1810 UNITED STATES CENSUS
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PAGE = Page # on census schedule   F    = White female under age 10
CNTY = County where enumerated     G    = White female age 10 - 16
A    = White male under age 10     H    = White female age 16 - 26
B    = White male age 10 - 16      I    = White female age 26 - 45
C    = White male age 16 - 26      J    = White female over age 45
D    = White male age 26 - 45      K    = Free Negroes
E    = White male over age 45      L    = Slaves

                     LDS SEARCH FILE 1 (1810 - 1819)

FIRST NAME LASTNAME CNTY PAGE ST YEAR TYP ABCDE FGHIJ K SL CK
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DAVID      WEAR     ROWA   49 NC 1810     _____ _____ _ __ ( )
JOHN       WEAR     ROWA   49 NC 1810     _____ _____ _ __ ( )
WILLIAM    WEAR     ROWA   48 NC 1810     _____ _____ _ __ ( )


       THE 1860 UNITED STATES CENSUS OF ROWAN COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA

FIRST NAME LASTNAME CNTY PAGE ST YEAR TYP CK
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J W        WEAR     ROWA  419 NC 1860     ( )


       THE 1870 UNITED STATES CENSUS OF ROWAN COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA

FIRST NAME LASTNAME CNTY PAGE ST YEAR TYP CK
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CHARLOTTE  WAIR     ROWA  528 NC 1870     ( )

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LDS Film #0313783  "Court Abstract of Rowan County NC" has no WARE / WAIR
/ WEAR, etc in index.


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(Rowan County North Carolina Deed Book 10-410)
19 Nov 1785.  George Reid and wife Catharine of Wilkes co. GA, trader, to
William Summers of Rowan for 400pds, 380ac on S Yadkin River on E side of
Rocky Creek; adj. George Lock, Jno Bailey, Alexander Read, JAS WARE.
Proved: Feb Ct 1786.

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#1495. 11 Sep 1778.  George Clodfelter, 200a on waters of Brushy Fork of
Abbots Crk. & adj Adam Harman, John Cole, & WILLIAM WEAR for complement.

#2016. 2 Feb 1779. Henry Davis & James Billingsly 150 ac on the waters of
Abbotts Crk. begin on BARNEY WIRES NW Corner, S 20 chains & then W to adj
on other entry.

#2038. 3 Feb 1779. Henry Laury, 300a adj. BARNEY WEAR, Felix Motsinger, &
widow Richards, including Barney Houk's improv. on waters of Abbots Cr.

#2660. 23 Sep 1883.  WILLIAM WEIR, 300 ac on the waters of Brushy Fork of
Abbots Crk. adj. Adam Harman on Long Branch including his improvement.

#3087. (no date). Adam Harman, 100a on Long Br. of Brushy Fork adj. his
old deeded line, WILLIAM WEAR, etc.

#3098. 3 Jan 1787.  Isaac Wilborn, 45a on the waters of Abbots Crk. adj
his own line, BARNEY WEYARS, Felix Motsinger & Jacob Graff.

#3138.  (no date). Anthony Sharp, 300 a on the waters of Brushy Fork of
Abbots Crk. & adj. Adam Harmon on the Long Branch, including WILLIAM
WEIR'S improvement, John Hess.

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WARE, JAMES served as a sgt. in the Light Dragoons under Capt. John Reed
& Lt.  Col. Wade Hampton & Gen Sumter during 1781.
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From Revolutionary War Pension Applications, File S7816 for JAMES WARE,
NC SC.

                        Declaration of JAMES WARE

Jackson County, State of Mississippi.  On this the twenty seventh day of
October in the Year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and thirty
two, personally appeared before me, John Farley Judge of the County Court
of Jackson County, State of Mississippi, James Ware, a resident of the
above named county and state, aged seventy for years who being first duly
sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration
in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June seventh
in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty two.

  That he entered the service of the United States in May in the year of
Seventeen hundred and eighty as a private under Capt. Reed in the militia
of Rowan County, State of North Carolina where he was then residing, that
he was at the battle of Camden " commonly called Gate's defeat" under the
above named Capt. Reed on the sixteenth day of August Seventeen hundred
and eighty.  He further declareth that he was in the following year
seventeen of January one thousand seventeen hundred and eighty one under
Capt Armstrong at the battle of the Cowpens under the command of Major
McDowell and Genl Morgan.  In the same year he enlisted in the State
troops under the command of Wade Hampton for the term of ten months in
the cavalry was at the battle of the Eutaw Springs.  After the
termination of that time he enlisted in the cavalry that was attached to
Genl Marian for the term of the war he remained in the above named
cavalry attached to Genl Marian until the evacuation of Charlestown.
When the cavalry was dismounted, he was put in the infantry of the South
Carolina line that was reduced to three companies.  One was commanded by
Felix Warley, the second by Joseph Warley, and the third by Simpson Thyut
(Theus?) who appointed him his orderly sergeant.  He further declareth
that he was discharged at Charlestown in year Seventeen hundred & eighty
three by the above named Simpson Thyut (Theus?).

    He hereby relinquishes every claim whatsoever to a pension or annuity
except the present and declares that his name is not on the pension roll
of the agency of any state or /if any/ on that of the agency of the State
of Mississippi.
                                            s/ JAMES WARE

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From "Roster of North Carolina Soldiers in the American Revolution"
R973.3 D238NR.    GPC, Baltimore 1967.

Payroll of Capt. Samuel Reid, Aug 9, 1780 - Name and Rank.

Samuel Reid, Capt (Rowan co.)         JAMES H. WARE, pt
Robert Allison, Lieut                 JAMES WARE, pt
Robert Rawlston, 1st Lt.              James Walton, pt
Boston Dyson, 2nd Lt.                 William Taylor, pt
Allen MacCaboy, Ensn                  Arch Smith, pt
Peter Reggen, 1st Cpl                 William Anderson, pt
James Marlow, 2nd Cpl                 Robert Holmes, pt
Arch McCoerade, pt                    Thos Bailey, pt
William Whitfield, pt                 Philip Dyson, pt
James Norris, pt.                     Robt. Barley, pt
William Dobbins, pt                   Leander Smith, pt
James McHargers, pt                   James Kidd, pt
Patrick Hamers, pt                    Ebenezer Dickey, pt
Aaron Laranison, pt                   Alexander Patterson, pt
Robt. Wilson, pt                      Michael Kinleven, pt
James Weil, pt                        Tarden Ann Hollow, pt
R. D. Walker, pt                      William Patterson, pt
James I Boostax, pt

Note, copied from an original record, by Miss Virginia Alexander of
Charlotte.  Record is owned by a former NC family now living in
Montecello Georgia.


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