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Isaac Larry LONG [Parents] 1 was born 2 in Mar 1816 in Columbus Co, NC. He died 3 before 1910. He married Sarah GORE about 1800.

Source: Vicky Hammond, WorldConnect Project, Rootsweb.com1805 from Jonathon Gore to Micajah Long who married his daughterSarah Gore, one negro girl called Mary, age 4.

Sarah GORE [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born in 1783 in Brunswick Co, NC. She died in Brunswick Co, NC. She was buried in Brunswick Co, NC. She married Isaac Larry LONG about 1800.

Other marriages:
LONG, Micajah

 

1850 Columbus County, North Carolina census p244a Age 67RECORD:1. Descendants of Joshua Gore, .NS029753Source Media Type: Other."Date of Import: Aug 31, 2000."BIRTH:2. Descendants of Joshua Gore, .NS029753Source Media Type: Other."Date of Import: Aug 31, 2000."DEATH:3. Descendants of Joshua Gore, .NS029753Source Media Type: Other."Date of Import: Aug 31, 2000."BURIAL:4. Descendants of Joshua Gore, .NS029753Source Media Type: Other."Date of Import: Aug 31, 2000."1 NAME Sarah //2 SOUR S00016322 SOUR S0001751!SOURCE: Will of Micajah Long 14 Aug 1850 Columbus Co NC,probated May term 1855; that she was Sarah Gore - TheDescendants of Joshua Gore by B.Otis Prince P 59!CENSUS: 1860 Columbus Co NC (772): Sarah Long 72 f, farm, $0RE $4000personal b NC no R & W; A. M. Long 12 f b NC att sch!NOTE: [A. M. is probably the 2 year old Amanda M. who waslivingw/Micajah & Sarah in 1850. Likely a grandchild, but Icannot identify which son she belongs to. James M., age 19 in1860 (fam 773) right nextdoor in 1860, is also living withMicajah & Sarah in 1850. Next to him (fam 774) is 25 year oldJohn M. Long. Looks like Micajah & Sarah reared at least 3grandchildren. Adeceased son?]RECORD:1. The People of Columbus, Volume 1, .Source Media Type: Book.2. North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868<http://www.ancestry.com/>, .Source Media Type: Electronic.BIRTH:3. Alden B. Davis <[email protected]>, .Source Media Type: Electronic.BIRTH:4. 1850 U. S. Census, Columbus County, NC, .Source Media Type: Census.Check Brunswick County, NC estate records to see if this Sarahis the same, 1854, C.R.012.508.3.1805: Jonathon Gore to Micajah Long, who married his daughterSarah Gore, one Negro girl called mary, age 4. Book E, Page260.1805 Jonathon Gore to Micajah Long, who married his daughter,Sarah Gore, one negro girl alled Mary, age 4.


James Edward GORE [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 on 21 Oct 1867 in Columbus Co, NC. He died 4 in 1930. He was buried 5 in Gore Cemetery, Guideway, Columbus Co, NC. He married 6 Amanda Columbia LONG on 12 Aug 1890.

JAMES EDWARD GOREOccupation: FarmerIn the 1900 Columbus County, census of Bug Hill Township, JamesE. Gore is listed as head of household # 180, with his wifeAmanda C., they are listed as married 9 years and as having had3 children with 3 still living. James, is listed as a farmer.In the 1910 Columbus County, census of Bug Hill Township, JamesE. Gore, is listed as head of household # 20, with his wifeAmanda C., they are listed as married 19 years and as having had5 children with 5 still living. All 5 are at home in the 1900census. James, is listed as a farmer. (WSH)1900 Columbus Co., NC census - Bug Hill townshipFamily #181James E. Gore, 32, b. OCt 1867, NC, married 9 yearsAmanda C., 31, wife, b. Jan 1869, NC, # of children born/living3/3Heny J., 8, son, b. Jul 1891, NC; Mary, 7, daughter, b. Jan1893, NC; Henyard L., 5, son, b . May 1895, NC.1910 Columbus Co., NC census, Bug HIll Township.Family #20.James E. Gore, 42, married once, married 19 years.Amanda C., 41, wife, # of children born/alive 5/5Henry J., 17, sonMary I., 15 daughterHenyard L., 13, sonBlanche T., 8, daughterJames L. 5, son.Census: William S. Hardee, Rootsweb.comUpdated: January 2003

1870 Bughill Twp., Columbus County, NC census p185a Age 21880 Bughill Twp., Columbus County, NC census ED 50 p012 Age121900 Bughill Twp., Columbus County, NC census ED 31 p010b Age321910 Bughill Twp., Columbus County, NC census ED 28 p001b Age421920 Bughill Twp., Columbus County, NC census ED 29 p051b Age521930 Bughill Twp., Columbus County, NC census ED 24-4 p204b Age63

Amanda Columbia LONG [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 8 Dec 1869 in Columbus Co, NC. She died 3 on 8 Dec 1953. She was buried 4 in Gore Cemetery, Guideway, Columbus Co, NC. She married 5 James Edward GORE on 12 Aug 1890.

Amanda Columbia Long"LUM"In the 1870 Columbus County NC census she is listed as 1 year ofage and in the 1880 census, she is 11 years old. Yet her birthis listed as 8 Dec 1872 and death in 1953. Needs furtherchecking1880 Census 1880 Bug Hill Tws, Col. Co, NC, # 182, Dist. # 50Census 1870 Bug Hill Tws, Col. Co, NC, # 16, Page # 2Census 1900 Bug Hill Tws, Col. Co, # 180, Dist. # 31Census 1910 Bug Hill Tws, Col. Co. NC, # 20, Dist. # 28The marriage took place at Priscilla Long's..Source: Richard Fox, Rootsweb.comUpdated: August 2003

They had the following children:

  MiHenry Jasper GORE 1 was born 2 on 22 Jul 1891 in NC.

Source: Richard Fox, Rootsweb.comUpdated August 2003

William H. GORE [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 27 Mar 1753 in NC. He died 3 on 30 Oct 1828 in Little River, Horry Co, SC. He married 4 Mary SIMMONS about 1774.

Notes from submitter # 2713, Vol. # 6, FTM.Tombstones for him and wife are in Ward Cemetery in LittleRiver, SC.Their children are in a family bible in pocession of MinusMeares who lives in Tabor City, NC. Work submitted on filenumbers 7005106,8408802.The Gore family originally came from the Onslow County area ofNC. The familypossibly first came to Jacksonville port from England orIreland. They arereported to have been Irish. Three brothers; William, James, andJonathan cameto the Columbus County area just before the Revolutionary War.Jonathan settled at Gore's Lake on the Waccamaw River about twomilesNortheast of Reaves Ferry. James located on the Waccamaw Riverabout one milesouth of Pireway Ferry. William Gore settled at Little River,Horry, SC. Hemarried Mary Simmons of Brunswick County, NC.It appears from church records that William Gore was the son ofJoshua Gore.The tomestones say he was born 1752 but the church file has1753.Family records indicate that he died in 1820 but yet there is awill recordedfor him dated 30 May 1825 and recorded 16 Dec 1828.The family history was researched primarily by Buelah HollyHenderson andcompiled into a book she titled "The HOLLY-GRAHAM FAMILIES".Submitter # 2066, Vol. 1, FTM, listed William Gore Sr. as bornin Wilmington, NC, and as died in (Horry County) Little River,SC. (WSH)Source:William S. Hardee, Worldconnect Project, Rootsweb.comUpdated January 2003***Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 5:45 PMTo: [email protected]: DAR Patriot Lookup: Reference Code RJFFZYKDear Vicky Hammond,A search of our Patriot Index provided the information foundbelow.GORE, WilliamBirth: NC 27 Mar 1753Service: NCRank: SolDeath: SC 30 Oct 1828Patriot Pensioned: No Widow Pensioned: NoChildren Pensioned: No Heirs Pensioned: NoSpouse: (1) Mary Simmons***The News Reporter, Whiteville, NC, Monday, May 31, 1993:"More than 150 people, including 100 descendants, gatheredSunday, May 23, to pay homage and respect to a RevolutionaryWar patriot and leader of this area of our early nation. ...wasa leader of his community in political service and alsoparticipated in the militia of the area during the Revolution.Gore had a grant of 770 acres in this area of All Saints Parishin South Carolina, and in 1812 obtained other grants of 320acres and 100 acres. This was in addition to the 4,000 acres heowned in the Pireway section of Columbus County, some of it leftto him by his father, Joshua Gore.""William Gore was born on March 27, 1753 in what was thenBrunswick County, and he married Mary Simmons, daughter ofIsaac Simmons. Family records show the couple raised at leasteight children, and their marriages and offspring inked togetherhundreds of families, leading to the 1900s. These hundreds offamilies include scores in Columbus and Brunswick counties withnames of Gore, Frink, Simmons, Stevens, Conner, Thomas, Reaves,McLamb, Register, High, Jenrette, Garrell, Lay, Cox, Formyduval,Long, Sasser, and otherw. Horry and Georgetown counties inSouth Carolina are heavily populated with other directdescendant families by the name of Bessent, Bellamy, Hemingwayand Claridy, plus Hewett, and many others."Other points in article:"William Gore was likely one of the men who met with our firstelected national leader, George Washington, when the presidentvisited Little River in 1791. Washington spent one of his"famous" nights with a friend of William's, James G. Cochran.""...grave is located at the end of Luck Street, just north of U.S. Highway 17 in Little River.C. B. BERRY, Article entitled "Man contributes to area'shistory", Whiteville, NC, dated April 24, 1993:"William Gore (March 27, 1753-Oct. 30, 1828) settled in LittleRiver about 1800 and served as a commissioner of free schools(1811) and as Justice of the Peace (1809). He was elected tothe state House of Representatives in 1811. He represented AllSaints Parish, which embraced those areas of Georgetown andHorry counties lying between the Waccamaw River and the ocean --today's modern "Grand Strand.""After Gore's death, his estate was appraised by James Bessent,Thomas Brantley and Josiah Bessent, and included scores ofitems such as 100 head of stock cattle, 100 head of hogs, 46head of sheep, three bee hives, 30 "Notes Good", three "DoubtfulNotes," and 17 "Desperate Notes", all listed by names of themakers. Also listed were 32 slaves valued generally at $100 to$200 each, but six - Peter, Milly, Tom, Mary, Jim and Clarrywere valued at $300 each, and Mike was valued at $450."...info on descendants followsBrunswick Co. NC Land Entries 1794-1820125 (1195). Nov. 30, 1816 Arther W. Grissett enters 640 ac;border: the "first station" of Royal oak survey, Sepruss Swamp,& William Gore; warrant issued Jun. 6, 1817; surveyed Sept. 13,1818 for 138 ac; border: the "first station" of Royal Oaksurvey, Sipress Swamp, & Wm Gore; chain carriers John Grist andAbraham Danford; 640 ac is also mentioned in the descripton ofthe survey but the plat shows 138 ac.NOTE: In the Hancock Family Worldconnect Project, they havedeath date of William H. Gore as 23 Oct 1829 which is differentfrom the C. B. Berry article. Which is correct?The Descendants of Joshua Gore by Otis Prince, P. 21.William Gore, Senior was a member of the militia in theRevolutionary War as is shown in Book 5, Folio 4, page 161, ofRevolutionary Records in Raleigh, NC in the services of CaptainPeal, Captain Avery and Captain Crawford, recorded as follows:2676 William Gore Militia2680 John Lay Militai2702 Isaac Simmons MilitiaJanuary 2000: World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/h/e/n/Kaye-G-Henry/index.htmlHorry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htmWorldConnect Project: Joel and Susan Hancock [email protected]***1825WILL of WILLIAM GOREIn the name of God Amen...I William Gore Sen of Hore District and State of South Carolinabeing of sound and perfect mind and memory blefsed be God for itdo this 30 day of May in the year of our Lord one housand eighthundred and twenty five make and publish this my last Will andTestament in manner as followes:I assign my body to the dust from whence it came and my sole toGod who gave it me first.I lend unto my beloved wife mary during hir natural life as muchof the plantation where I now live as much as my executorshereafter named shall think necessary for hir seporte. Allso asmany of the Negroes as they shall deem proper for hircomfortabel support. Allso as much of my stock of catte sheep &hogs household firneture plantation tools & so forth to geatherwith a good riding horse all which shall be during y sd. wifeMary natural life and no longer then to be equally devidedbetwean my lawfull heirs shear and shear about.Secondly, I gave unto my sun John Gore one hundred acors of landthat he has now in pofsesion allso two hundred and fifty acorslying on the Beverdam Swamp also three hundred and forty twoacors of the lower part of the Daniel Gore land.Third: I gave and bequeathe unto my sun William Gore the landthat he has now in possesion also from poplar Branch to CyprusBranch to the main rode loding from Mooneys to George ReavesFerry allso one hundred acors lying above sd road being all thattract.Forth: I lend unto my son Jonathan Isaac Gore the bell of myplantation whare on I now live after my executors has laid of mywife hir part and after hir death the sd land shall begin at thelower line on Capt Randols corner thence runing up little riversuch a distance and out to the back line as shall make threehundred and eighty acors out of a tract of seven hundred acorswhich sd tract of three hundred and eighty acors shall in cludemy building and at least fore acors around them. Should thedeviding line not allow it sd deviding shall be as nearlyparrallel witht the East line of the sd tract as pefecbel andthe ballance of sd tract of seven hundred acors shall be to mydaughter Mary Meek as here after will be mentioned.Fifth: I lend unto my dauter Rebakah Frink two hundred andfifty acors of land lying in the Seder creeks, known by the mainof the Rich Island allso three hundred acors taken of the uperpart of the Daniel Gore tract of land lying on Gum Swamp inColumbus County during hir natural life then after hir desesed Igive & bequeath the sd land unto heirs of hir body to benaturally devided betwixt them.Sixth: I lend unto my dauter Mary Meek during hir natural lifethree hundred and twenty acors of land where on she now livsbeing the ballance of the tract that I gave to my sun JonathanJ. Gore and provided his part dose not include the buildings heshall ectand? to take them and she shall be allowed as manyacors of his part A meedsntly? below it allso two hundred acorsmore out of a tract lying on seder Creek the ballance of thetract which is fifty two acors to Jonathan Isaac Gore lying onSeder Creek where on he now livs & if there are any of my Begeloland left or sold at my deces to be Equally devided between MaryMeek & J. I. Gore.Seventh: I lend unto my dauter Betsy Thomas during hir naturallife five hundred acors of land whare on she now livs includingMullet Creek land baught from Major day allso twoo hundred acorsof my Begelo land including where she formely lived and afterhir death the land shold be equally divided between hir heirsshear and shear about.Eight: I lend unto my dauter Anner Clarady during hir naturallife a tract of land in hir pofsesion containing one hundred andfifty 2 acors more or lefs allso one other tract of five hundredacors lying on Wacamaw whare on she now livs and after hirdeseas to return to the heirs of hir body shear and shear about.Ninth: It is hearby delared to be My Will that at my deseas myexcutors hear after to be naimed shall devide all the remainderand resedue of my negroes stocks or all kinds houshold fernitureplantation tools ... monney debts that are due me and all othermy personly property not all redy devided betwixt my sd suns anddautors having an equel shear ondly my sun Jonathan I. Gore andmy dautor Rebakah Frink & Mary Meek & Betsy Thomas & AnnerClarady are ondly lent during thare natural livs and then toreturn in manner above mentioned allso that Negroes Stock andproperty my wife Mary may have at hir diseas shall allso beequally devided between my suns & dautors in the manner and formbefore dyrected.Tenth: Allso if my land lying in Columbus should be on sold atmy deseas for to be equealy devided between by sun John Gore &William Gore.Leventh: If thare shold be any debts due at my dease each oneofmy heirs shall pay an equel shear.Twelvth: I allso ordain my sun John Gore & William Goreexecutors to my last Will & Testament.I allso a point them as trustees for the heirs of JonathanIsaaac Gore and Rebakah Frink & Mary Meek and Betsy Thomas &Anner Clardy to procure the property left to them by me givinthat they are not defrauded out of thare right in witnefs whareof I have hear unto set my hand and seal the day and date abovementioned.Signd Seald in the presents of us. Wm.Gore (Seal)Witnesses:William VaughtThomas Brantley JunJofeph VaughtRecorded in Will Book 1, Page 49.Recorded December 16th, 1826John Durant Crdy. D.Box 3, Bundle 3***Updated: Sat Jun 2002Contact: �dre�osephine HICKMAN-Figueroa<[email protected]>Name: William H. GORESurname: GoreBirth: 27 Mar 1753 in Pireway, Brunswick County, North CarolinaDeath: 30 Oct 1828 in Little River, Horry County, South CarolinaFather: Joshua GORE b: ABT 1710 in VirginiaMarriage 1 Mary SIMMONS b: 8 Oct 1758 in Columbus County, NorthCarolinaMarried: 27 Mar 1774 in Pireway, Columbus County, North CarolinaChildren:Rebecca Ann GORE b: 26 Feb 1775 in Columbus County, NorthCarolinaJohn D. GORE b: 23 Jan 1779 in Columbus County, North CarolinaWilliam H. GORE Jr.

Mary SIMMONS 1 was born 2 on 8 Oct 1757 in Columbus co, NC. She died 3 after 30 May 1825 in Little River, Horry Co, SC. She married 4 William H. GORE about 1774.

Birth and Death dates from:BIBLE of William Gore, Brunswick County, NC - Horry County, SC.Bible owned in 1950 by the late Minus Meares RFD, Tabor City, NCDaughter of Isaac Simmons, Sr. as noted in the settlement of theestate of of Isaac Simmons, Sr. in the records of ColumbusCounty, NCMilitia Records, Book 5, folio 4, p. 161, of RevolutionaryRecords in Raleigh, NC in the services of Captain Peal, CaptainAvery and Captain Crawford:2676 William Gore Militia2680 John Lay Militia2792 Isaac Simmons Militia***January 2000: World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/h/e/n/Kaye-G-Henry/index.htmlHorry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htmLast name also listed "Bezzant"

They had the following children:

  FiRebeccah Ann GORE  MiiCol. John D. GORE Sr  MiiiWilliam GORE Jr. 1 was born 2 on 25 Jan 1783 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 on 29 Jan 1853 in Pireway, Columbus Co, NC.

ALIA: Brandy /Bill/Title: Esq.Name: William GOREName: William H. GOREName: William GORE , Esq.Birth: 7 FEB 1783 in Pireway, Columbus County, NCDeath: 29 JAN 1853 in Columbus County, NCCensus: 1840 Columbus County, NCCensus: 1850 Columbus County, NCBurial: Gore Cemetery, Goretown, Bug Hill Township, ColumbusCounty, NCSOURCE, OCCUPATION, BURIAL, BIRTH, DEATH: "The Descendants ofJoshua Gore" by B. Otis Prince: "William Gore, Esquire, son ofWilliam Gore Senior, born 2-7-1783, died 1-29-1853, in ColumbusCounty, North Carolina. The headstone, showing the dates of hisdeath and birth can be found in what is now known as the Pickney(sic) Long Cenetary (sic), Route 1, Nakina, North Carolina. Thestone of his wife, Dorcas Ann Conner Gore, is broken andunreadable.The name William Gore, Esquire, printed on his monument, denotesthat he was a man of means and respected as a distinguishedgentleman in his community. He was nicknamed 'Brandy Bill' Goredue to his operating a Government Still. Like hisfather, he was a large land holder and counted numbers of slavesamong his plantations.The inscription on his headstone gives evidence of the respectand admiration that he received from his family. 'William Gore,Esquire, born February 7, 1783, died January 29, 1853. A devotedand affectionate husband, and a kind father to his manychildren.' There were fourteen children born tothis marriage."; also Beulah Holly Henderson, The Holly-GrahamFamilyNICKNAME: Brandy Bill [operated a government still - from Recoll& Rec, p 286CENSUS: 1850 Columbus Co NC (353-356): William Gore, Esq 67 mfarmer $3000 RE b NC; Dorcas Gore 62 f b NC; Pinckney Gore 24 mturpentine b NC; Asa F. Gore 18 m laborer b NC att schLAND: In father's will left land lying in Columbus to be dividedbetween William and his brother John.The Holly-Graham Families and their Descendants from theSeventeenth Century states that William H. Gore married EdithInman and had a son, William Iredell, b. abt. 1825. I believethat William Iredell Gore was actually the son of William Gore,Jr. and Dorcas Ann Conner, and that Edith Inman actually marriedWilliam Hilliard Gore, son of James Gore and _____ DeWitt.January 2000: World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1Marriages from North Carolina to 1825Horry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htm***BIBLE of William Gore 1753-1828Son: William H. Gore...Son born 25 Jan. 1783 married to EdithInman.***Father: William GORE , Sr. b: 27 MAR 1753 in Wilmington, NewHanover County, NCMother: Mary SIMMONS b: 8 OCT 1757 in Columbus County, NCMarriage 1 Dorcas Ann CONNER b: ABT. 1788 in North CarolinaMarried: ABT. 1802ChildrenMary Ann GORE b: 9 AUG 1803 in Brunswick County, NCRebecca GORE b: 23 NOV 1805 in Columbus County, NCDorcas Ann GORE b: 5 MAY 1807 in Columbus County, NCWilliam Ellis GORE b: 12 MAR 1809 in Columbus County, NCJohn H. GORE b: 3 DEC 1811 in Columbus County, NCAnner Jane GORE b: 6 DEC 1814 in Columbus County, NCSarah GORE b: 30 DEC 1815 in Columbus County, NCHelen Victoria GORE b: 25 JAN 1818 in Columbus County, NCElizabeth GORE b: 27 JAN 1820 in Columbus County, NCJames Marion Munroe GORE b: 7 MAY 1822 in Columbus County, NCFrances GORE b: 16 MAR 1824 in Columbus County, NCWilliam Iredell GORE b: ABT. 1825 in Columbus County, NCPinkney GORE b: 24 FEB 1826 in Columbus County, NCCalvin Cornelius GORE b: 8 JUL 1828 in Columbus County, NCAsa Fletcher GORE b: 23 MAY 1831 in Columbus County, NCSources:Title: Columbus County, North Carolina: Recollections andRecordsAuthor: Columbus County Commissioners and Columbus County PublicLibraryPublication: Edited by Ann Courtney Ward LittleNote: Tabor City, NC LibraryMedia: BookTitle: The Southern FrinksAuthor: Beiman Otis Prince:Media: BookTitle: The Holly-Graham Families and their Descendants from theSeventeenth CenturyAuthor: Beulah Holly HendersonTitle: Gene Pool Individual Records <http://www.ancestry.com/>Title: The People of Columbus, Volume 1Repository:Media: BookTitle: Tombstone InscriptionRepository:Call Number:Media: TombstoneText: Birth dateTitle: Columbus County, North Carolina: Recollections andRecordsAuthor: Columbus County Commissioners and Columbus County PublicLibraryPublication: Edited by Ann Courtney Ward LittleRepository:Note: Tabor City, NC LibraryText: Birth dateTitle: Tombstone Inscription:Media: TombstoneText: Death dateTitle: Columbus County, North Carolina: Recollections andRecordsAuthor: Columbus County Commissioners and Columbus County PublicLibraryPublication: Edited by Ann Courtney Ward LittleNote: Tabor City, NC Library  FivMary Ann GORE 1 was born 2 on 3 Mar 1787 in Little River, Horry Co, SC.

Source: Ray Rowland, Rootsweb.comMary Ann GoreBirth: 3 MAR 1787 in All Saint's Parish, Horry County, SCDeath: AFT. 1820 in Fernandina Beach, Nassau Co., FLHer father, William Gore, Sr., was a leading figure in the earlysettlement of Brunswick Co., N.C. and late in the development ofLittle River, S. C. He was large land owner, slave owner andbusinessman, owning some 4,000 acres of land. He was a member ofthe militia in the Revolutionary War as is shown in Book 5,Folio, 5., p. 1161 of the Revolutionary War Records of NC in theNC Archives.Birth: 3 MAR 1787 -- Pireway, Columbus, NCDeath: -- Spouse: John Bessent. Parents: William H Gore, MarySimmondsSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINAHORRY DISTRICTKnow all men by these presents that I, Samuel Meek of the Stateof Mearaland [sic Maryland] have agreed with Mary Bessant of theState of South Carolina to join with her in holy wedlock thesaid Mary holding property that part of which belongs to Williamand Mary Ann Bessent, children of her deceased husband JohnBessent. Now be it known to all persons that I the said SamuelH. Meek doth make a covenant or Marriage Contract with said MaryBessent that I will not offer to clame any of her said propertythat she now owneth now at this time the property is as follows.One note of hand given to her by William A. Bryan for the amountof two hundred dollars. Also five negos that is to say, Jacob afellow, woman by the name of, Girl by the name of beckey, 1 boyby the name of Jo., 1 girl by the name of Mary, Stock of cattleto the amount of twenty head or upwards of (unreadable). Markesone black mair well known in the Settlement with a stock of hogsand household furniture eds blankets sheets bolsters pillows andso forth andI the said Samuel Meek my heirs Executors andadministrators jointly and severly doth give up as laying noclaim rite or title to the said Mary Bessent, her heirs,executors, Jointly and severaly to be owner of the abovementioned to do what ever seemeth good to her with in witnesswhereof I have unto set my hand and seal in the year of our Lordone thousand Eight Hundred and nineteen the 10th of April.[1819]Signed: Samuel H. Meek l.s.Father: William Gore , Sr. b: 27 MAR 1753 in WilmingtonDistrict, Brunswick Co., NCMother: Mary Simmonds b: 8 OCT 1758 in Columbus Co., NCMarriage 1 Samuel Meeks b: ABT. 1783 in All Saint's Parish,Georgetown District, SCMarriage 2 John Bessent , Jr. b: ABT. 1785 in All Saint'sParish, Horry County, SCMarried: 29 OCT 1805 in Brunswick Co., NCChildren:William A. Bessent b: 27 MAR 1813 in Horry Co., SCMary Ann Bessent b: ABT. 1810Sarah G. Bessent b: 20 JAN 1818 in All Saint's Parish,Georgetown District, SCWorld Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Marriages from North Carolina to1825 Horry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htm  MvJames William GORE 1 was born 2 on 5 Jun 1790 in Little River, Horry Co, SC. He died 3 before 30 May 1825.

Bible of father, William GoreWorld Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Marriages from North Carolina to1825 Horry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htm  FviCatherine GORE 1 was born 2 on 2 Jan 1793 in Little River, Horry Co, SC.

KitseyWorld Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Marriages from North Carolina to1825 Horry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htm  MviiJonathan Isaac GORE 1 was born 2 on 14 Dec 1795 in Little River, Horry Co, SC. He died 3 on 21 Dec 1864.

January 2000: World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Marriages fromNorth Carolina to 1825 Horry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htmC. B. BERRY, Article entitled "Man contributes to area'shistory", Whiteville, NC, dated April 24, 1993:States Jonathan married Mary Elizabeth Hemingway. ?  FviiiAnner Jane GORE 1 was born 2 on 17 Mar 1799 in Little River, Horry Co, SC.

January 2000: World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Marriages fromNorth Carolina to 1825 Horry County Cemetery Records, Vol. 3http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vhammond/fam01827.htmC. B. BERRY, Article entitled "Man contributes to area'shistory", Whiteville, NC, dated April 24, 1993 mentionsmarriage.

William GRISSETT 1 was born 2 in 1789 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 in 1832/1833 in Brunswick Co, NC. He married Sarah JENERETTE about 1813.

Will dated November 24, 1832, Brunswick county, NCMarch Term 1833 Probate and recorded in Book B, page 14 and15.In the name of God, Amen: I William Grissett of BrunswickCounty, North Carolina, being weak as to bodily health, but ofsound disposing mind and memory, blessed be to God, beingmindful of my imortality, do ordain and publish this my LastWill and Testament - First, I recommend my soul to Almighty God,and my body to be decently interred in the earth and all myworldly goods I dispose of in the following manner, to wit:1st. It is my will and desire and I hereby direct that suchpart of my perishable property as shall be considered leastprofitable or useful to my family such as oxen etc. shal be solda sufficiency to pay and discharge all my just debts.2nd. I give and bequeath to my beloved son Edward wingate oneyellowby mare, called Clara Fisher.3rd. It is my Will and desire that all the residue andremainder of my estate consisting of the following negro slaves,Ned, Mary, Agga, Fauny and Ben with all the remainder of mystock and cattle and hogs, houseold and kitchen furnitureplantation tools and all other goods and chattels belonging tome, to remain undivided and kept as a common and joint stock forthe use benefit, support and maintainance of my beloved wifeSarah Grissett and my beloved children Edward Wingate, GeorgeWashington, John, Adeline, Sarah, William and Mayham Walter.(Including the education of my said children) during the naturallife of my beloved wife, Sarah, provided never the less, she mysaid wife remain and continue a widow after my decease, duringher natural life, but in case she my said wife Sarah, shouldmarry again, after my death, or in case she dies withoutmarrying, then the before mentioned property (of negroes stockfurniture etc mentioned as a joint stock) with all their futureincrease be equally divided among my beloved children, Edw.Wingate, Geo. Washington, John, Adeline, Sarah, William, MayhamWalter, or in case any of the said children shall die beforesaid division, then said property to be equally divided amongthe surviving part of them, share and share alike.Lastly, I nominate and appoint my friends Thomas Blackwell andSam'l Frink Executors of this my last Will and Testament.In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 24thday of November in the year of our Lord, 1832.Signed, sealed & published in the presence of:William X GrissetN. M Gause, SRJos. W. GauseState of North CarolinaBrunswick CountyRecorded agreeably to Act. of General Assembly Special Session1908 and ratified first day of February 1908 and copied from oldrecords, Book B (2) p. 14 and 15.The Grissett Book of Descendants by Evan Roland Strohl

Sarah JENERETTE [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1795 in NC. She died 3 in 1846 in NC. She married William GRISSETT about 1813.

WILL of father: Sarah was married at that time.Father: Elias G. JeanneretListed in her husband, William Grissett's Will dated November24, 1832, and proved in March Term Court 1833 by oath of NeedhamGause, recorded in Book B, pages 14 and 15.Mentioned in Will of her father dated October 11, 1824 with hermarried name.Sarah died Intestate (without a Will) so a Petition for thedivision of her estate was held March Term 1846 in the State ofNC, Brunswick County. Her slaves were sold to family memberstotaling $1755.88.A trust was set aside to the state in the amount of $1400.00 forminors, William and Mayum Grissett with bondsmen: Edward W.Grissett, P. C. Milliken, and J. G. Basford.Title: Brunswick COUNTY, NC - CEMETERIES - Old ShallotteCemeteryAuthor: Danny Lee BlantonNote: Located in Brunswick County, NC on the Ocean RidgePlantation Golf Course.From Shallotte take US 17 south approximately 6 miles, turn into OceanRidge and go to Clubhouse. Turn left directly in front ofClubhouse, aftercrossing bridge, cemetery on left. Well kept and easilyaccesible surveyedon 11 May 1999 by Danny Lee Blanton

They had the following children:

  MiWilliam GRISSETT

John P. RUSS 1 was born 2 in 1858 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 in 1919. He married 4 Athalia Ann GRISSETT on 27 Apr 1882.

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Athalia Ann GRISSETT [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 20 Feb 1861 in Shallotte, Brunswick Co, NC. She died 3 on 3 Dec 1937 in Shallotte, Brunswick Co, NC. She married 4 John P. RUSS on 27 Apr 1882.

1870 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p043b Age 91880 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p595b Age 191900 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p233a Age 391910 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p057b Age 461920 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p049b Age 571930 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p004b Age 69Source: John Evans, Worldconnect Project, Rootsweb.com

They had the following children:

  MiWilliam H. RUSS 1 was born 2 in May 1883 in Shallotte, Brunswick Co, NC.

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Stephen THARPE 1 was born 2 about 1865 in SC. He married 3 Sarah Doshin GRISSETT about 1887.

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Sarah Doshin GRISSETT [Parents] 1 was born 2 in 1866 in NC. She married 3 Stephen THARPE about 1887.

1870 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p043b Age 41880 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p595b Age 15Source: John Evans, Worldconnect Project, Rootsweb.com

They had the following children:

  MiWilliam E. THARPE 1 was born 2 about 1888 in SC.

Mayham Judson GRISSETT [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 17 Oct 1869 in Shallotte, Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 in 1937 in Brunswick Co, NC. He married 4 Mary Jane RHODES about 1893.

1870 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p043b Age 11880 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p595b Age 121900 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p231b Age 321910 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p056b Age 411930 High Point Twp., Guilford County, NC census ED 41-48 p018aAge 60Source: John Evans, Worldconnect Project, Rootsweb.com

Mary Jane RHODES 1 was born 2 in 1875 in NC. She died 3 in 1958. She married 4 Mayham Judson GRISSETT about 1893.

Lived in Grissettown until shortly after 1915 when they moved toHigh Point, NC and Lynchburg, VA

They had the following children:

  MiGeorge Washington GRISSETT 1 was born 2 in 1895 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 in 1972.

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Samuel Eugene GRISSETT [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 1 Jun 1866 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 on 8 Jul 1938. He married 4 Rutha Arch GRISSETT on 10 Mar 1895.

Rutha Arch GRISSETT [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 8 Jun 1871 in Shallotte, Brunswick Co, NC. She died 3 on 12 Nov 1912 in Brunswick Co, NC. She married 4 Samuel Eugene GRISSETT on 10 Mar 1895.

1880 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p595b Age 61900 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p231b Age 281910 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p056b Age 38Source: John Evans, Worldconnect Project, Rootsweb.com***


Mayam Walter GRISSETT 1 was born on 7 Jul 1831 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died on 26 Jul 1893. He was buried in Grissett Cemetery, Brunswick Co, NC. He married 2 Sarah Sophronia HEMINGWAY on 8 Sep 1855.

His mother, Sarah died Intestate (without a Will) so a Petitionfor the division of her estate was held March Term 1846 in theState of NC, Brunswick County. Her slaves were sold to familymembers totaling $1755.88.A trust was set aside to the state in the amount of $1400.00 forminors, William and Mayum Grissett with bondsmen: Edward W.Grissett, P. C. Milliken, and J. G. Basford.***Mayam married Sarah Sophronia (Sophia) Hemingway, the daughterof John Thomas Heminway and his wife, Susannah Blanchard Vereen.They lived in Grissettown, Brunswick, NC. They are the parentsof 12 children, 3 are unnamed and died at birth or soon after.Children names were taken from the family Bible.***1850 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p179 Age 161870 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p044b Age 391880 Shallotte, Brunswick County, NC census p596a Age 50Had about 6 children born dead or died infants.Source: John Evans, Worldconnect Project, Rootsweb.com***Petition of division of EstateSarah Grissett died interstate seized in fee of a tract of landin Brunswick County containing 320 acres at head of ShallotteSwamp adjoining John J. Gause, Jas. C. Basford and Lewis Hewitt.Children wanted land divided equally. Also slaves sold atauction. March 1846William and Mayam Grissett were minors in 1849 and Edward W.Grissett is appoint guardian.

Sarah Sophronia HEMINGWAY 1 was born 2 on 10 Jan 1832 in Horry Co, SC. She died 3 on 4 Oct 1894. She married 4 Mayam Walter GRISSETT on 8 Sep 1855.

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They had the following children:

  MiSamuel Eugene GRISSETT  MiiJohn Hemingway GRISSETT

John Hemingway GRISSETT [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 23 Jul 1856 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 on 14 Feb 1921. He married 4 Mary SIMMONS on 22 May 1884.

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Mary SIMMONS 1 was born 2 on 1 Jul 1858 in Brunswick Co, NC. She died 3 on 16 Jul 1937. She was buried in Grissett Cemetery, Brunswick Co, NC. She married 4 John Hemingway GRISSETT on 22 May 1884.

Polly was orphaned early in life and was partly reared in thehome of Jabish Frink and wife, Susan Jane Gore.1870 CENSUS Brunswick County, NCNathaniel Simmons, 45Eliza, 44Elizabeth, 12Adeline, 10Mary, 8 (Married John H. Grissett)*Susan, 2 (Married a Pigott)1880 CENSUS Brunswick County, NCJabish Frink, age 45Susan A., 36Charles J., 18Lizzie, 16Wm. J. , 14Ashberry, 8Jabez DeVon, 3Mary Simmons, age 20*

They had the following children:

  FiSusan S. GRISSETT was born 1 on 7 Aug 1885 in Brunswick Co, NC. She died 2 on 24 Oct 1959.   FiiMary Ada GRISSETT 1 was born 2 on 15 Jun 1889 in Brunswick Co, NC. She died 3 on 18 Sep 1970.

MARR: Allen P. Russ, son of Athalia russ and J. P. Russ -Cousin  MiiiWlater Mayam GRISSETT 1 was born 2 on 22 Mar 1892 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 on 26 May 1962.   MivWilliam Carson GRISSETT 1 was born 2 on 12 Nov 1893 in Brunswick Co, NC. He died 3 on 22 Oct 1926.

Never married