Burt Timeline

Burts in North Carolina


Hardy Burt

1811
Wake Co., NC (?)
Burt, Hardy to Lane, Patsey (d. Joseph) [marriage]. The Raleigh Star, 21 March 1811. [5]

Isbal Burt

1790
Fayette Dist., Richmond Co.
An Isbal Burt is shown with: 1 WM > 16, 5 WF, 3 S. (Note: she was widow of William Burt - see William Burt 1782)


Jacob Burt

1830
Warren Co.
Jacob Burt listed in 1830 census, p. 597 Judkins district, between Wm. Bobbett and James Durham (no household compostion given). [9]
1834
Warren Co.
Will of Jacob Burt, written 6 February 1833, proved May 1834. In it, Jacob Burt named his wife [Izza?] and Patey [or Patsy] Carter, wife of Eaton Carter. Relationship to Patey Carter not stated, presumed to be his daughter. (Source: Jacob Burt will).

John Burt

1748
Edgecombe Co.
"John Farrell of Edge. Co., planter to John Burt of Edge. Co. _ day of --- 1748 18 pounds current money of Va. 150 acres on Beaverdam swamp in the mouth of Wild Catt branch on Alston's swamp all houses, etc. part of a patent to me Wit: Thomas Smith, Richard Burt
Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1748." Edge. Co. Deed Book 3, p. 229. [2]

1748
Edgecombe Co.
"John Burt of Edge. Co. to Richard Burt of Glocester Co., (Va.) 18 May 1748 39 pounds current money of Va. 325 acres on the east side of Beaverdam swamp, joining the mouth of a branch, the road and the swamp all houses etc. part of 550 acres granted to William Fish Wit: William Gill M his mark, Jeremiah Stevens Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1748" Edge. Co. Deed Book 3, p. 234 [2]

1750
Edgecombe Co.
"John Burt of Edge. Co. to Samuel Williams of Edge. Co. 22 Aug. 1750 18 pounds current money of Va. 150 acres on Bevardam swamp, joining William Fish, Alston's swamp and the mouth of Wild Catt branch all houses etc. part of a patent to John Terrill for 300 acres Wit: Lovick Worley, William Williams Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1750" Edge. Co. Deed Book 3, p. 522. [2]

1750
Edgecombe Co.
"John Burt of Edge. Co., planter to Samuel Williams of Edge. Co. 22 Aug. 1750 45 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres on Bevardam swamp, joining the mouth of Wild Cat branch, Darling branch and the swamp all houses, buildings etc. part of 550 acres granted to William Fish Wit: Lovick Worley, William Williams Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1750" Edge. Co. Deed Book 3, p. 523. [2]

1750
Granville Co.
4 Sept. 1750
"Jno. Birt granted ordinary license, giving bond, etc." [3]

1750
Granville Co.
"Jos. Dillard, base born child of Mary Dillard, bound to Jno. Birt, he to apply Co. Clk. for Indenture etc." 5 Sept. 1750 [3]

1750
Granville Co.
20 Sep 1750 John, Lucy and Joseph Burt witnessed deed of Ben. Rush and dau. Jane. [8]

1750
Granville Co., NC
John Burt was a witness to the will of Edward Jones of Granville Co. 16 Nov. 1750 (will proved 4 Dec. 1750) [3]

1752
Edgecombe Co.
"John Burt of Granville Co. to Thomas Colvert of Edge. Co. 14 May 1752 14 pounds current money of Va. 75 acres, joining Alston's swamp and the road all houses etc. part of William Fish's survey Wit: Samuel Williams, Samuel Williams, Jr. Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1753" Edge. Co. Deed Book 4, p. 449 [2]

1753
Granville Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to John Burt 29 October 1753. 640 acres in Granville County between Giles Creek and Bear Swamp OR: /s/ John Burt Wits: Jno Haywood, Sherwood Haywood surveyed 14 November 1750 SCC: Zach Martin, Marthis Crow Will Churton Surveyor (Patent Book 11, p. 312) [note: in 1757 John Burt of Orange County sells this land to Benj. Haile - see below. Giles Creek and Bear Swamp are in present-day n Franklin County; Giles Creek flows southwest into Tooles Creek and Bear Swamp Creek flows southwest into the Tar River.] [12]

1754
Granville Co.
24 Feb 1754 Deed Bk B #496-7 John Burt to Wm. Richmond of Edgecombe Co., NC for 58 pds. 371 acres in Granville Co., granted to John Burt 9 Apr 1754 on both sides of Lyons Creek. [8]

1754
Granville Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to John Burt 29 April 1754 371 acres in Granville County on both sides of Lyons Creek, joining Benjamin Rush OR: /s/ John Burt Wits: W Haywood, Will Haywood surveyed 10 May 1751 SCC: Geo Bledso, John Ferrel or (John Jarrel) Will Churton Surveyor (Patent Book 11, p. 324) [Note: Lyons Creek is in nothern Franklin County and flows northeast into Devil's Cradle Creek, north of the Tar River]. [12],[8]

1754
Granville Co.
"John Burt to keep ord. at dwelling house; bond." 7 June 1754 [3]

1754
Granville Co.
Court minutes record the case of John Terrell vs. John Burt and Robert Smith for trespass and assault and battery; jury finds defendants guilty. They ask postponement and case argued next term of court. [11]

1755
Orange Co.
A John Burt is shown as a taxpayer. [1]

1757
Granville Co.
6 May 1757 John Burt of Orange county, NC to Benj. Haile of Edgecombe Co. for 30 pds. 640 acres in Granville Co. between Giles Creek and Bear Swamp. [8]

1757
Granville Co.
"Wm. Richmond ord. granted 'where John Birt formerly liv'd.'" 7 Dec. 1757 [3]

1760
Granville Co.
13 Nov 1760 DB D 102-3 John Burt to Giles Bowers for 5 pds. 220 acres in Granville Co. on W. side of Tar River where Burt now lives at Robt. Jones' corner. [8]

1760
Granville Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to John Burt 13 March 1760 520 acres in Granville County in the Parish of St John on the N side of Tar River, joining Giles Bowers, Robert Jones, and Benj Simes OR: /s/ John Burt Wits: Will Hurst, Phil Hawkins surveyed 6 September 1754 SCC: Giles Bowers, James Arendell Sherd Haywood D Survy (Patent Book 11, p. 315) [12],[8]

1760
Orange Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to John Burt 18 July 1760 640 acres in Orange County in the Parish of St Matthew on both sides of Stirrup Iron and Briar Creek, joining both sides of a Branch OR: /s/ John Burt Wits: Jas Watson, Willm Nunn examined by: Tho Jones and W Churton surveyed 1 July 1757 SCC: Edward Hopson, John Pitts W Churton Surveyor (Patent Book 14, p. 332) [12]

[Land is located in present-day Wake County, northwest of Raleigh near the Durham County line]

1760
Granville Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to William Kimbrough 2 December 1760. 316 acres in Granville County in the Parish of St John, joining Brayzers line and Blacks line OR: /s/ (mark) Wits: Thos Lowe, John Burt examined by: Tho Jones and Will Hurst surveyed 22 May 1760 SCC: John Green, Wm Kimbro Tho Person Surveyor (Patent Book 11, p. 431) [12]

1761
Granville Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to James Brazer 16 March 1761 329 acres in Granville County on the S side of Tar River, joining Sims's line, Billies Creek, and the sd River OR: /s/ (mark) Wits: Thos Lowe, Thos Conti surveyed 22 May 1760 SCC: John Burt, John Gun Thos Person Surveyor (Patent Book 11, p. 330) [12]

1761
Granville Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to John Burt 5 August 1761 329 acres in Granville County on both sides of Mill Creek OR: /s/ (mark) Wits: Thos Lowe, John Burt (Plat is missing) (Patent Book 11, p. 329) [12]

1762
Granville Co.
Grant: Lord Granville to John Gunn 6 February 1762 600 acres in Granville County on the Branches of the Buffiloe and the Mill Creek, joining Burts corner, Whites line, and Haywoods line OR: /s/ (mark) Wit: Jno Linton surveyed 30 June 1761 SCC: John Burt, Wm Anderson Thos Person, Surveyor (Patent Book 11, p. 370) [12]

7 Feb 1763
Granville Co.
John Burt was witness to a sale of stock and goods from David Green to John Gun. 7 Feb 1763 [3]

1763
Granville Co.
26 Dec 1763 DB G 295-296 John Burt and wife, Lucy, to James Murry of Caroline Co., VA. [8]

1785
Richmond Co.
A John Burt is shown with:
1 WM 21-60, 1 WM < 21 > 60, 1 WF [4]

28 Jan. 1786
Halifax Co., NC (Dist. 7)
A John Burtt is shown with:
1 WM 21-60, 3 WM < 21 > 60, 3 WF, 5 B. [4]

1790
Halifax Dist., Halifax Co.
A John Burt is shown with: 1 WM 21-60, 1 WM < 21 > 60, 1 WF, 1 S; p.63. (Note: this is presumably John Burt, son of Joseph Burt and Elizabeth [-?-]).

1790
Halifax Dist., Halifax Co.
A John Burt is shown with:
1 WM > 16, 3 WM < 16, 3 WF, 1 other, 4 S; p. 55

1790
Halifax Dist., Halifax Co.
A John Burt is shown with:
3 WM > 16, 1 WM < 16, 4 WF, 18 S; p. 65

1790
Hillsborough Dist., Wake Co.
A John Burt is shown with: 1 WM > 16, 2 WM < 16, 4 WF, 13 S.

1790
Halifax District, Edgecombe Co.
A John Burt is shown with: 2 WM > 16, 1 WM < 16, 3 F, 5 S and others

1790
Fayette Dist., Richmond Co., NC
A John Burt is shown with: 1 WM > 16 1 WM < 16, 2 WF

1790
Halifax Dist., Edgecombe Co., NC
A John Burt is shown with: 2 WM > 16, 1 WM < 16, 3 WF, 5 S.

abt. 1828 Warren Co.
John H. Burt (son of WM. BURT = Sallie Ballard) married Emily M. Cheek (11 Aug. 1808 - 12 Jan. 1876, dau. of Robert Tines Cheek = Mary Hinton (Polly) Alston). [6]

?
Probably NC.
Mary Boddie Perry (b. c. 1840, dau. of Dr. Samuel Perry & Bettie Pettway Gee) married John Alexander Burt. Children:
1. Dr. Samuel Perry Burt = Viola Lee Davis; 1 dau. -- Mary Exum Burt, b. 1899
2. Bettie Lee Burt = Kemp Plummer Hill; 2 children -- John Burt Hill (b. 1896) & Kemp Plummer Hill (b. 1898)
3. Emily McKenzie Burt = William Edmund Harriston; 2 children -- Mary Burt Harrison (b. 1894), Willie Edmund Harrison (b. 1897).
"After the death of his wife, John A. Burt m. Mary Louisa Gee [b. 1836, p. 303], dau. of Stirling Harwell Gee and aunt of his 1st wife."
[Sarah Sharpless says: There's a Williams connection here. Mary Louisa Gee and Bettie Pettway Gee were the daus. of Stirling Harwell Gee = Mary Tempie Williams.] [6]


Joseph Burt

1750
Granville Co.
20 Sep 1750 John, Lucy and Joseph Burt witnessed deed of Ben. Rush and dau. Jane. [8]

1756
Edgecombe Co.
"Joshua Perry of Edge. Co. to Joseph Burt of Edge. Co. 28 Feb. 1756 30 pounds current money of Va. 250 acres, joining Haynes, a road and Rocky swamp as by patent to Thomas Williams 3 July 1743 Wit: Thomas Wiggins, William Wiggins Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1756" Edge. Co. Deed Book 6, p. 1 [2]

12 Feb 1786
Halifax Co. (Dist. 12)
A Joseph Birt is shown with: 2 WM 21-60, 7 WM < 21 > 60, 6 WF, 11 B. See family group sheet of Joseph Burt and Elizabeth [-?-] for subsequent references. [4]

1790
Fayette Dist., Cumberland Co.
A Joseph Burt is shown with: 1 WM > 16, 1 WF, 3 S. (See Young Burt).


Lucretia Burt

25 Jan. 1820
Wake Co., NC (?)
Garrett, Martin R. to Burt, Lucretia A. The Raleigh Star, 4 Feb. 1820 [5]

Marshall Burt

1796
Halifax Co.
The August 1796 court minutes of Halifax County mention the case of Marshall J. Burt vs. Ludson Worsham ("Henry Hyde is is Special bail in this suit came in Open Court and surrendered Ludson Worsham principal in discharge of himself who was ordered into Custody accordingly"). [10]

Richard Burt

1748
Edgecombe Co.
"Richard Burt of Glocester Co., Va. to Jeremiah Stevens of Glocester Co., (Va.) 18 May 1748 12 pounds current money of Va. 100 acres on Beaverdam swamp, joining John Burt, a branch and the swamp all houses etc. Wit: John Burt, William Gill M his mark Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1748" Edge. Co. Deed Book 3, p. 235. [2]
See family group sheet of Richard Burt and Rebecca Stevens for subsequent deeds and references to this Richard Burt.

1790
Hillsborough Dist., Chatham Co.
A Ricd Burt is shown with: 2 WM > 16, 3 WM < 16, 4 WF, 5 S.


William Burt

1717
Chowan Co.
William Burt is shown as a taxpayer. [1]

1721
Chowan Co.
William Burt is shown as a taxpayer. [1]

before 1724
Bertie Co.
Will of Burt, Mary, Widow of Wm. Burt. September 10, 1724. February Court, 1724: January 2, 1724. Sons: James and Ego Glyon. Daughter: Mary Glyon. Witnesses: Joseph Hutson, James Keeter, Joyce Hopkins. Proven before E. Moseley. Clerk of the Court: R. W. Millerton. [7]

1765
Cumberland Co.
Anson Co. Deed Book 3, p. 307 23 July 1765. Tilman Helms, of Anson, to Wm. Burt, of Cumberland County, tract on northeast side of Peedee, south fork of Buffalo Creek, #20; 100 acres. Thomas Frolock, Henry Williams. July Term 1765. [13]

1767
Cumberland Co.
A William Burt is shown as a taxpayer. [1]

1772
Anson Co.
Abstracts of county court minutes, 1771-1777:
14 Oct. 1772
John Lee vs. Rice Henders. Jury: Samuel Williams, Abram Bellieu, Wm. Bond, Joel McClendon, John Poston, Borgan Brown, Henry Williams, Wm. Burt, Wm. Ashley, Shadrack Denson, Stephen Touchstone, Wm. Thomas. Verdict: Non-suit. [13]

1775
Anson Co.
Abstracts of county court minutes, 1771-1777
11 Jan. 1775
Robert Jarman to Wm. Burt by Wm. McDaniel [13]

1779
Bute Co.
William Burt, groom, and Ann Turner, bride. Date of Bond: 30 March 1779; Bondsman and Witness: Henry Turner (brother of Ann).
Mary Hinton Kerr states: "No Marriage Bond for the above has been found, in Bute or Warren County Records. The above refers to a note of consent from Thos. Turner, father of Ann, addressed to Thomas Machen, Clerk of Warren Court, and is included here only because it is preserved with the Bute County Marriages Bonds at the Archives in Raleigh." [12]

1782
Richmond Co.
Richmond County Records [Richmond Co. created from Anson, 1779] Probates
June Session 1782 Isabel Burt, admx. of William Burt, decd. #3000 Sec: Randolph McDaniel, Daniel McDaniel [13]

11 Feb. 1786
Halifax Co. (Dist. 2)
A William Burt is shown with:
1 WM 21-60, 1 WM < 21 > 60, 7 WF, 10 B. [4]

11 Feb 1786
Halifax Co. (Dist. 2)
A William Burt is shown with: 1 WM 21-60, 5 WM < 21 > 60, 2 WF [4]

1790
Halifax Dist., Halifax Co.
A William Burt, SENr is shown with: 1 WM > 16, 1 WM < 16, 8 WF, 12 S.

1790
Halifax Dist., Halifax Co.
A William Burt is shown with: 2 WM > 16, 3 WM < 16, 4 WF.

1790
Halifax Dist., Warren Co.
A William Burt is shown with: 2 WM > 16, 2 WM < 16, 3 WF, 20 S.

1790
Edenton Dist., Bertie Co.
A William Burt is shown with: 1 WM > 16

1 June 1800
Warren Co.? NC
John H. Burt born; son of Wm. Burt and Sallie Ballard. [6]


Young Burt

1790
Fayette Dist., Cumberland Co.
A Young Burt is shown with: 1 WM > 16, 2 WM < 16, 2 WF, 6 S.

1813
NC
Baker, Enoch to Burt, Patsey (d. Young). The Raleigh Star, 22 Jan. 1813 [5]

Willoughbe Burt

1797
Halifax Co.
Willoughbe Burt, along with John Warren, Benjamin Joyner, Phillip Perrey and William Doggett, was appointed patroller in district No. 8 of Halifax County. [10]

Sources

  1. North Carolina Taxpayers, 1701-1786, compiled by Clarence E. Ratcliff.
  2. Abstracts of Deeds, Edgecombe Precinct, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1732 through 1758; Margaret M. Hoffman.
  3. History and Genealogies of Old Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1800, Thomas McAdory Owen, transcribed by Henrytetta Walls Vanaman, 1993.
  4. State Census of North Carolina, 1784-1787, Second Edition, transcribed and indexed by Mrs. Alvaretta Kenan Register.
  5. Marriage and Death Notices from Raleigh, N.C. Newspapers, 1796-1826, The Rev. Silas Emmet Lucas, Jr., 1977.
  6. The Alstons and Allstons of North and South Carolina, Joseph A. Groves, 1901; reprinted by Southern Historical Press, 1976. p. 190.
  7. Abstract of North Carolina Wills by J. Bryan Grimes.
  8. Abstracts of Early Deeds of Granville Co., North Carolina 1746-1765 by Zae Hargett Gwynn.
  9. Warren County, North Carolina Census of 1830 by Don Simmons.
  10. Halifax County North Carolina Court Minutes Volume II 1796-1797 abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., 1994.
  11. Court Minutes of Granville County North Carolina 1746-1820 by Zae Hargett Gwynn, 1977, p. 5.
  12. The Granville District of North Carolina 1748-1764: Abstracts of Land Grants, Vol. II by Margaret M. Hofmann
  13. Warren County North Carolina Records Vol. I by Mary Hinton Kerr, under the heading "Bute County Marriage Bonds."
  14. Anson County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Early Records by May Wilson McBee.


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