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3 March 1748: Nicholas Smith of Bladen Co, planter, to William Phillips of Anson Co, for £30 Virginia currency, 200 acres on north side of Great Pee Dee at lower end of tract where Lee’s cabin was, granted to said Smith 1748. Wit: C. Robinson, Nathaniel Hillen. DB A, Pg 61-62. Comments:(Anson County supposedly was not carved out of Bladen County until 1750, so the date on this deed is a bit odd. However, note below that justices of the peace for Anson County were appointed in 1749.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
28 March 1749: John Ashley of Anson Co, planter, to Samuel Arnell of same, planter, for 15 pounds money of VA…100 acres on north side of Great Pee Dee at the mouth of Little River…granted to sd Ashley at Newbern 174_. John Ashley (seal), Witness: J.D. Phillips, Thos Jones. Comments:(This might be John Phillips, the putative son of William Phillips.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
11 April 1749: The following men were appointed Justices of the Peace for Anson Co: Charles Robinson, James Mackilwean, Joseph White, Edmund Cartledge, William Phillips, Samuel Davis, Thomas Smith, James Cathey, John Holmes, Alexander Osborne, Walter Carruth, John Brevard and John Brandon. Comments:(According to the book “Carolina Cradle” by Robert Ramsey, Joseph White removed to North Carolina in 1745 or 1746 and settled on the Pee Dee River south of the Granville line. Together with Edmund Cartledge and William Phillips he was a key figure in the development of the Pee Dee settlement. From the Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 2 Nov 1808: “Died at his seat in Anson County, Mr. Joseph White at the extreme age of 112 years.”) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
12 April 1749: Thomas Jones of Bladen Co, surveyor, to Edmund Cartlidge of same, planter, for £16 proclamation money, 200 acres on east side of Pee Dee. Wit: Wm. Phillips, Alex Osburn. DB A, Pg 87-88. Comments:(Proclamation money generally referred to the paper money of Maryland, although it could also refer to paper money from other colonies also.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
17 May 1749: Joseph White was appointed the first Sheriff of Anson County. Joseph White was listed as a captain of the Brown Creek Company in 1770 and his son Joseph Jr. was an ensign. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
26 September 1749: James Jewers of Anson Co to John Ashley Junr. of same for £10 proclamation money, 200 acres, part of 400 acres granted to Jewers 7 April 1749 on north side of Great Pee Dee, known by name of Buffaloe. Wit: William Phillips, John Gambrill. DB A, Pg 83-84. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
16 October 1750: Jeremiah Swan of Anson Co, planter, to Peter Preslar of same, planter, for £30 Virginia money, 200 acres on south side of Rockey River granted to said Swan 8 Oct 1747. Wit: William Phillips, James Hutchins. DB A, Page 39. Comments:(The Rocky River joins the Pee Dee River at the northern boundary of present day Anson County.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
16 July 1751: Thomas Harrington of Anson Co, planter, to Samuel Hough of same, planter, for £40 proclamation money, 320 acres on north side of Great Pee Dee above mouth of dry creek, adj. Jacob Collson’s line, granted James Bentley 26 Nov 1746 and sold to Harrington 26 April 1748. Wit: Jos. Toops, John Phillips, Chas. Robinson, Junr. DB A, Page 71-72. Comments:(If this is John Phillips, the putative son of William Phillips, he is approximately 25 years old. There are very few references to John Phillips in early Anson Co. The only other references I have found are in 1754 and 1755 when the line of John Phillips is mentioned in a deed describing land on the Cattawba River. The Cattawba River is located west of the Pee Dee River and it forms the western boundary of Mecklenburg Co today. Mecklenburg County was carved out of Anson Co in 1762.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
10 May 1752: Nicholas Smith of Bladen County to Thos. Collins of same for 30 pds Virginia money, 450 acres south of Deep River on Buck Creek, whole patent, it being the land and plantation where the said Nicholas Smith settled and cleared. Witnesses Thomas Richardson and Robert Lee. Cumberland County Deed Book 2-16. Comments:(Note that Cumberland County was carved out of Bladen County in 1754. Deep River was a tributary of the Pee Dee River.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
15 January 1753: William Phillips Esqr. of Anson Co, to Caleb Touchstone of same, Blacksmith, for £20 proclamation money, land on north side of Great Pee Dee ¾ mile above James Denson’s, conveyed to Phillips by deed from Nichlos Smith 5 Oct 1748. Wit: Jno. Dunn, Jas. Carter. DB A, Pg 299-300. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
15 July 1753: William Phillips, Esqr. of Anson Co to John Clark of same, Esqr, lease 5 shillings, release £150, 300 acres on south side Great Pee Dee by mouth of Harmer’s Gut. Messuage, tenenment, plantation. Witnesses Jno. Dunn, James Armor, Jno Thomas. DB A, Pg 336-337. Comments:(Rachel Phillips, the putative daughter of Zachariah Phillips, married a James Armor 17 Nov 1804 in Greene Co, GA.)(Actual date in document was 15/16 July 1753) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
19 October 1753: William Phillips of Anson Co, Esqr. to Caleb Touchstone of same, lease 5 shillings, release £20 Virginia money, 200 acres adj Great Pee Dee conveyed to Phillips by Nicholas Smith. Wit: Townsend Robinson, Henery Walker. DB A, Pg 346-347. Comments:(Henry Walker was the putative father of Sylvanus and Rachel Walker. Rachel was supposedly the second wife of Zachariah Phillips.)(Actual date in document was 19/20 Oct 1753) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
17 January 1754: Benjamin Smith of Anson Co, planter, to William and Zachariah Phillips of same, lease 5 shillings, release £20 sterling, 260 acres on south side of Great Pee Dee below Brown Creek, adj Thos George’s land. Wit: John Dunn, James McDugel. DB A, Pg 324-344. Comments:(This deed indicates that Zachariah was at least 21 years old by 1754, which means he must have been born by 1733. Zachariah was supposedly born about 1730, and his first child appears to have been born by 1753. Several descendants of Zachariah Phillips have been DNA tested and their DNA indicates they belong to Phillips Family DNA Group 8.)(Actual date in document was 17/18 Jan 1754) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
20 February 1754: To John Phillips. 600 acres in Anson County on the north side of Gills Creek joining the south side of the said creek. Patent Book 2, pg 112, #676. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
17 May 1754: To Andrew Lynn. 91 acres in Anson County on both sides of Gills Creek being the waters of the Cataba River and on the east side, joining John Phillips on the north side of the said creek. Patent Book 15, Pg 24, #4541. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
15 January 1755: Andrew Lynn and Sarah his wife of Rowan Co to Richard Cousher of Anson Co, lease 5 shillings, release £5, 91 acres on both sides of Giles Creek, waters of Cuttawba on east side, adj. John Phillips line. Wit: Andrew Pickens, Robt Ramsey, Joseph White. DB A, Pg 108-110. Comments:(The Cattawba River forms the western boundary of Mecklenburg County today. Mecklenburg County was carved out of Anson County in 1762.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
23 January 1755: Samuel Wilkins of Anson Co to John Clark Esqr, lease 5 shillings, release ____, 600 acres on south fork Cuttawba, bought of John Clark, part of 1000 acres on south side of river opposite said land. Wit: Wm. Phillips, James Hutchins. DB A, Pg 443-445. Comments:(Actual date given was 23/24 Jan 1755) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
23 January 1755: John Clark of Anson Co to Saml Wilkins, lease 5 shillings, release ___, 300 acres that John Clark Esqr. bought of William Phillips, Esqr. that the court house now stands on. Wit: Wm Phillips, James Hutchins. DB A, Pg 440-442. Comments:(Actual date in document was 23/24 Jan 1755) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
6 December 1755: Thomas George of Anson Co to Peter Presley for £50 proclamation money, 200 acres on south side of Great Pee Dee at the mouth of Brown Creek, granted to said George 4 April 1750. Wit: William Phillips, Benjn Smith, Ann Phillips. DB A, Pg 232. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
8 December 1755: Thomas Underwood of Anson Co to Peter Presley of same for £50 proclamation money, 100 acres on south side of north fork of Little Pee Dee, conveyed from Henry Sumeral 24 Sept 1754. Wit: William Philips, “One Dutch Name”, Zach Phillips. DB A, Pg 234. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
27 September 1756: To William Phillips. 300 acres in Anson County on the southwest side of P.D. River joining both sides of the north fork of Mountain Creek, a drean (ie, drain) of the sd fork, and William Coleman. Patent Book 15, Pg 166, #4971. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
29 September 1756: To William Powell. 250 acres in Anson County on the southwest side of Pee Dee joining both sides of a branch of Goulds fork called Linch Creek, William Phillips and both sides of the said fork. Patent Book 15, Pg 192, #5070. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
26 May 1757: To Henry Downs. 100 acres in Anson County on the southwest side of Pee Dee River joining the river bank and William Phillips. Entered March 19, 1756. Patent Book 2, Pg 155, #956. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
26 November 1757: To Zachry Phillips. 200 acres in Anson County on the southwest side of Pee Dee River on the west side of Goulds fork of Browns Creek and crossing the said fork. Patent Book 2, pg 171, #1055. Comments:(Zachariah Phillips sold this land to John Leveritt 26 March 1758.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
26 November 1757: To William Phillips. 300 acres in Anson County on the southwest side of Pee Dee River joining Zachary Phillips and both sides of the Grindstone fork of Gould’s fork. Patent Book 2, pg 171, #1056. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
26 March 1758: Zachariah Phillips of Anson Co to John Leveritt of same for £20 Virginia money, 200 acres granted to said Phillips 25 Nov 1757. Wit: W. Brown, Robert McClenchan, Jas. Cunning. DB Vol 5, Pg 51. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
24 April 1758: Samuel Wilkins of Anson Co to William Pickett of same for £100 proc money, 300 acres on south side of Great Pee Dee, whereon the Court House for Anson Co now stands, granted to William Phillips. Wit: Tho. Prestwood, Will Terry, Cornelus Robison. DB A, Pg 324. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1 July 1758: To Zackry Phillips. 300 acres in Anson County on the southwest side of Pee Dee River on both sides of Goulds fork of Browns Creek. Patent Book 2, Pg 201, #1228. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
8 July 1758: Zachery Phillips to John Leveritt for £40 Virginia money, 300 acres on south side of Pee Dee, on east side of grindstone branch of Goulds fork granted 1 July 1758. Wit: M. Brown, Robert McClenachan, Jas Cunning. DB Vol 5, Pg 53. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
25 April 1759: Peter Preslar of Anson Co, planter, to Zachary Philips, planter, for £5, 25 acres on south side of Pee Dee adj Wm Smith, mouth of Brown Creek, confirmed to Preslar by deed dated 6 Dec 1755. Wit: M. Brown, Aaron Smith. DB Vol 5, Pg 260. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
10 June 1759: James Pickett Jr. of Anson Co to Joel Phillips of same for 35 pistoles, 200 acres on both sides of Cedar Creek, south side of Great Pee Dee, granted to Francis McElevean 11 April 1749, conveyed by him to Samuel French and reconveyed by said Saml French to said McElvean 17 Jan 1750, then conveyed to John Leeth, dec’d and sold by Anthony Hutchins, Executor of Leeth’s estate to James Pickett Jr. 28 Oct 1758. Wit: John Collson, Benj Rennolds, Anth Hutchins. DB Vol 5, Pg 355. Comments:(This is the first mention of Joel Phillips in Anson Co records that I have found. Joel must have been born by 1738 to be 21 years old in 1759. Several descendants of Joel Phillips have been DNA tested and their DNA indicates they belong to Phillips Family DNA Group 8.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
7 November 1759: Joseph White Sr. of Anson Co to James Denson Jr. of same, planter, for £20, 100 acres on south side of Pee Dee below the Waggon ford road granted 1749, conveyed by Gregs (Griggs?) to Joseph White. Wit: Sha. Denson, Zach Phillips. DB Vol 5, Pg 365. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
20 March 1760: Joseph White of Anson Co, planter, to William Phillips of same for £50, 150 acres on Lane’s Creek granted to Joseph White in 1760, 300 acres, known as “Buty Spot.” Wit: Jacob Paul, Wm Mitchell, Zac Phillips. DB Vol 6, Pg 373. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
8 August 1760: William Phillips of Anson Co to Wm Wilkins of same for £50, 300 acres on south side of Pee Dee, Gould’s fork, granted to Phillips in 1756. Wit: Anthony Hutchins, William Fielden. DB Vol 5, Pg 285. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
30 October 1760: William Phillips of Anson Co to John Thompson of same for £21, 10 shillings, 300 acres on south side of Pee Dee on east side of grindstone fork of Gould’s fork at Zachary Phillips granted to said William Phillips 26 Nov 1757. Wit: David Dumas, Joel Phillips, Thomas Tallant. DB Vol 5, Pg 333. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
5 December 1760: To Joel Phillips. 200 acres in Anson County on the southwest side of P.D. River joining William Powell’s upper line and both sides of Gould’s fork. Patent Book 15, Pg 329, #5656. Comments:(Note that Joel’s daughter Sarah was supposedly married to a Powell.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1 January 1761: Benjamin Smith of Anson Co to William Crittenden for £25 proc money, 100 acres on southwest side of Great Pee Dee, adj Youngs land, Robert Parks, Thomas Georges, William Yearby’s (Irby) corner. Wit: Robert Lee, William Yearby/Irby, Zachariah Phillips. DB Vol. 6, Pg 1. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
6 February 1761: Henry Downs of Anson Co to James Shepperd, late of Halifax Co, Virginia, for £10 Virginia money, 100 acres on southwest side of Pee Dee adj land surveyed for Wm Phillips, granted to Downs 26 May 1757. Wit: Bentley Franklyn, James Parsons, James Gouldsbury. DB Vol 5, Pg 367. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
5 September 1761: Zachary Phillips to Joseph Oats for £5, 25 acres on south side of Pee Dee below mouth of Brown’s Creek, adj land run for Wm. Smith, conveyed from Peter Preslar to said Phillips 25 April 1759. Wit: Wm Phillips, William Crittenden, Joel Phillips. DB Vol 6, Pg 194-195. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
5 September 1761: William and Zachary Phillips of Anson Co to Joseph Oats of same for £55, 260 acres on south side of Pee Dee below mouth of Brown’s Creek adj Thomas George, tract run out for William Smith, conveyed to Benjamin Smith, then to said Phillips 18 Jan 1754. Wit: Joel Phillips, Elizabeth Phillips. DB Vol 6, Pg 192-193. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
3 October 1761: Joel Phillips of Anson Co, planter, to Nicholas Smith of Cumberland Co, for £10 proclamation money, 200 acres in Anson Co on southwest side of Pee Dee adj William Powell’s upper line, Gould’s fork, granted to said Phillips 5 Dec 1760. Wit: Will Reed, Charles Robinson. DB Vol. 6, Pg 154-66. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
10 February 1762: Joseph White of Anson Co to Jacob Paul of same for £70, 200 acres on Brown Creek, the place where said Joseph White lately lived. Wit: Wm Phillips, Zac Phillips, William Mitchell. DB Vol 6, Pg 376. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
20 March 1762: Joseph White of Anson Co to Zachary Philips of same for £50, land on southwest side of Lane’s Creek granted to Joseph White in 1756, 300 acres, known as Beauty Spot. Wit: Wm Phillips, Jacob Paul, Will Mitchell. DB Vol 6, Pg 391. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
25 December 1762: Caleb Touchstone of Anson Co, planter, to John Cartrite of same for £35 proc money, 200 acres on north side of Great Pee Dee, part of 400 acres granted to Nicholas Smith 5 Dec 1743, conveyed to William Phillips, then to sd Touchstone. Wit: Nath. Hillin, Jr, James Sheppard. DB Vol 3, Pg 9-11. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
22 April 1763: To Robert Rainey. 205 acres in Anson County on the south side of Pee Dee on Gould’s fork of Brown Creek below Goulds upper survey joining Zachariah Phillips and a point nigh Goulds lower line. Patent Book 15, Pg 490, #6490. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
30 July 1763: Tarrance Kerrell of Anson Co to Thomas Lee of same for £10 proc money, 87 acres on northeast side of Pee Dee, south side of Naked Creek. Wit: Stephen Jackson, William Phillips. DB Vol 3, Pg 153. Comments:(This land is now in South Carolina.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1 November 1763: William and Mourning Pickett of Anson Co, planter, to Cornelius Robinson of same, planter, for £50 proc money, 300 acres on south bank of Pee Dee at mouth of Hamer’s Gut granted to William Phillips. Wit: J. Pickett, Chas Robinson. DB Vol 3, Pg 266-267. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
17 December 1763: Joel Phillips of Anson Co to James Hutchins of same for 25 pistoles, 200 acres on Cedar Creek granted to Francis McElwean 11 April 1749, sold to Samuel French then to sd McElwean, then to John Leath, pursuant to Leath’s Will unto James Pickett, Jr, then to Phillips 10 June 1759. Signed by Joel Phillips and Elizabeth Phillips. Wit: John Bodely, William Phillips, Zac Phillips. DB Vol 3, Pg 85-86. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
8 February 1764: Zachary Phillips and wife Mary of Anson Co to Julius Holley of same for £50 Virginia money, 150 acres on west side of Cains Creek, part of a grant to Joseph Phillips in 1756. Wit: Wm Phillips, Wm Holly, Nathl Holly. DB Vol 3, Pg 123-124. Comments:(I have not found the grant to Joseph Phillips in 1756. Note that this Joseph Phillips must have been born by 1735 in order to receive a grant of land in 1756). For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
9 November 1764: To Joel Phillips. 200 acres in Anson County on Brown Creek joining a point near John Smith, Goulds Line and both sides of the creek. Patent Book 17, Pg 105, #7398. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
24 November 1764: To Zacariah Phillips. 200 acres in Anson on Goulds fork of Brown Creek joining near his old survey. Patent Book 17, Pg 134, #7536. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
11 January 1765: William Phillips Senr of Anson Co and wife Ann to Robert Whicker for £20 proclamation money, 300 acres on east side of Lanes Creek granted to Joseph White Senr in 1756 and sold to William Phillips Senr. Wit: Robert Lasiter, Julius Holley, William Holley. DB Vol 3, Pg 168-169. Comments:(Note that this is the first time that William Phillips is described as “Senior.” This indicates that his son William Jr was probably born by 1744, unless there was another William Phillips in Anson County.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
29 January 1765: William Pickett of Anson Co to John Stephens Jr. of Cumberland Co, NC, for £80 proclamation money, 260 acres and 25 acres on south side of Pee Dee below the mouth of Brown’s Creek, part of Thomas George’s land as per deed from Zachary Phillips to Joseph Oats 5 Sept 1761. Wit: Morgan Brown, William Temple Cole. DB Vol 3, Pg 283-284. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
25 July 1765: Robert Rainey, late of Dobbs Co, merchant to Robert Boyd of London, merchant, for £100 sterling. Whereas said Rainey is indebted to said Boyd for goods bought and shipped in transacting business in England and Ireland and for 5 shillings…6 tracts: (1) 300 acres on Gould’s fork once claimed by Benjamin Dumas but granted to Rainey 22 April 1765 (2) 200 acres granted to Rainey on Gould’s fork adj to Goulds, Zachary Phillips, granted 22 April 1763 (3) 200 acres granted 22 April 1763 on Huckleberry Creek above George Dobbs (4) 200 acres on Gould’s fork nigh to John Leveritt (5) 300 acres on south side of Jones Creek adj Jason Meador Jr, Burlingham Rudd, granted 22 April 1763 (6) 200 acres granted 22 April 1763 on head of Murpheys spring branch, nigh Henry Fortenbury where Patrick McCapock once lived. Wit: John Dunn, DS, Samuel Spencer, Jat C. Sheppherd. DB Vol 3, Pg 163-164. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1 August 1765: John Clark of Macklingburg Co to Silvester Walker of Anson Co for £50, 195 acres granted to Clark in 1756 on south side of Pee Dee, Turkey Cock Creek. Wit: Wm Harrington, Joseph White, Joel Phillips. DB Vol 3, Pg 244. Comments:(Silvester Walker is probably a transcription error for Silvanus Walker.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
8 October 1765: Zachery Phillips of Anson Co to William Phillips Jr for £50, land on Gould’s fork granted to said Zachr 23 Nov 1764. Wit: William Thompson, Sampson Culpepper, James Upton. DB Vol 3, Pg 287. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
22 January 1766: Robert Whicker of Anson Co and wife Hanner, planter, to Julius Holley of same for £20 proc money, 150 acres on Lains Creek, part of 300 acres granted in 1756 to Joseph White Sr and conveyed to William Phillips Sr then to Robert Whicker. Wit: Joseph White, Solomon Ward, Joseph White. DB Vol 3, Pg 350-351. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
3 March 1767: George Augustus Selwyn of Gloucester Co, Great Britain, Esq, son and heir of John Selwyn, Esq, dec’d, to Wm Phillips of Anson Co for £6, 65 acres, part of Tract Number One of 8 grants of 100,000 acres from His Majesty King George II to John Selwyn on Rockey River. Phillips to pay rents annually. Signed by Henry Eustace McCulloch. Wit: Thos Froloch, Wm Froloch. DB H#1, Pg 80. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1770: Joel Phillips signed a petition by the inhabitants of Anson Co saying that they spent of necessity much gold and silver which found its way to Virginia and South Carolina from the province of North Carolina and asking that a court at Campbellton be established for Anson, Orange and Cumberland Counties. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
20 May 1770: William Phillips to Reuben Phillips, patent dated 28 April 1768. Witnesses: Julius Holley, William Nelson, William Phillips, Jr. DB 7, pg 307. Comments:(This Reuben Phillips must have been born by 1749 to be 21 years old in 1770.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
4 July 1770: William Phillips Jr, planter of Anson County, and wife Elizabeth to Jesse Pearce. Witnesses Julius Holley, Robert Lassiter, William Nelson. DB 7, page 359. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
4 July 1770: Zachariah Phillips, planter, and wife Mary to William Holley and wife Mary. Land granted to William Phillips, Jr. Witnesses Julius Holley, William Nelson, Robert Lassiter. DB 7, page 361. Comments:(Note that Joel, Zachariah and William Phillips Jr all sold land on the same day. Perhaps they were getting ready to move to Georgia.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
4 July 1770: Joel Phillips of Anson County and wife Elizabeth to William Nelson. Land granted to Joel Phillips 2 Dec 1768. Witnesses Julius Holley and Robert Lasiter. DB 7, page 315. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
10 July 1771: Deed from Joel Phillips to Isham Ingram was proved in court by Joel McClendon. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
8 October 1771: William Phillips, planter, to Henry Talley. Signed by William Phillips and Lanza Phillips. Witnesses John Culpepper, John Elva. Book K, page 234. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
9 October 1771: Deed from Wm Phillips to Henry Talley was proved in court by John Culpeper. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
11 October 1771: Deed from John Creek/Cheek to Wm White was proved in court by Reuben Phillips. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
14 January 1772: The court ordered Wm Phillips, Wm Nelson, Reuben Phillips, Wm Holly, Jesse Pearse, Joseph White Jr, Joseph White Sr, Thos Lacy, Wm Rushing, Wm Johnston, John Sisco and Wm Brook to lay out a road from the pine tree where it crosses at the province line between head of Liles Creek and Brown Creek through Anson toward Salisbury till it shall intersect the line of Roan Co. Nathaniel Holley, Overseer. County Minute Book. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
15 April 1772: Acknowledgment of deed from Joshua Collins and wife to James Phillips for 100 acres. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
18 July 1772: Samuel Phillips was on a jury in Anson Co Court. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1 January 1773: James and Mary Olliver to John Smith, both of Anson Co, for £50 proc money, 200 acres on southwest side of Peedee, beginning at James Vanderford’s line on south side of small branch of Savannah Creek, including the plantation whereon Samuel Phillips now dwells, lying between the head braches of Savannah Creek and Cedar Creek, part of 400 acres granted to John Smith 16 Dec 1769 and since conveyed to Timothy Montseer by his death to his brother, Thos Montseer, and from him to James Olliver. Wit: Mark Allen, Wm Bond. DB K, Pg 47. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
15 January 1774: William Phillips Jr, late of the Parish of St Pauls in the Province of Georgia, planter, to Patrick Goban (Bogan?) of Anson County. Witnesses John Leverett, John Bogan. Book K, page 108. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
13 April 1774: Deed acknowledged in court from Edward Smith and wife to Robt Phillips. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
13 April 1774: Deed from William Phillips Jr to Patrick Boggan Jr was proved in court by Wm Boggan. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
13 April 1774: James Phillips served on a grand jury in Anson Co Court. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
11 October 1774: Deed from Reuben Philips and wife to Henry Hargett was proven in court by Joshua Yarbrough. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
12 October 1774: Joshua Morgan to John Morgan, both of Anson Co, for £25, 180 acres granted Wm Phillips Nov 26 1757 on south side of Peedee River, west side of Grindstone Branch above Morgan’s mill. Wit: John Leverett, Wm Leverett. DB K, Pg 255. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
12 July 1775: Reuben Phillips served on a jury in Anson Co Court. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
4 November 1775: Joshua Morgan and Ann his wife to Burwell Lanier, both of Anson Co, for £80, 200 acres part of tract of 500 acres granted Joshua Morgan Apr 18 1771. Grindstone Fork of Brown’s Creek adj Wm Phillips. Wit: Betty Gresham, Micajah Stinson, William Morgan. DB K, Pg 496. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
3 October 1776: Thos Meggison to Joseph Ingram, both of Anson Co, for £250, 300 acres south of Peedee, granted William Phillips, at mouth of Hamer’s Gut. Wit: Thos Pickett, John Watson, Humphrey Rogers. DB 7, Pg 58. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1777: Benjamin Phillips, James Phillips and Reuben Phillips signed a petition by the inhabitants of Anson Co requesting a division of Anson Co with the PeeDee River as the dividing line. The petition states that the court house now stands in ten or twelve miles of South Carolina and is extremely inconvenient. Comments:(This is probably Reuben Phillips and two of his sons. Several rootsweb files claim that this Reuben Phillips was married to a woman named Sarah/Susan O’Bray and had sons named Benjamin, James, Kewis, Reuben Jr, Solomon, Thomas, Clemmons and Jonathan. Reuben Sr was supposedly the grandson of Thomas Phillips of Dorchester Co MD. Two descendants of Reuben and Sarah O’Bray has been DNA tested and their DNA matches that of Phillips Family DNA Group 2.) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
14 January 1777: Deed from Robert Phillips to Smith Fields was proved in court by Saml Phillips. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
14 January 1777: Deed acknowledged in court from Samuel Phillips to Thomas Slay. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
April 1777: Ordered that Sheriff summons Henry Kee to next court concerning his holding and detaining Henry Phillips and ______ Phillips, orphans now in his possession. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
2 October 1781: Inventory of Reuben Phillips was presented in court by Stephen Miller. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
29 January 1782: Amount of sale of estate of Reuben Phillips was returned in April Court 1782 by Jonathan Jackson, Sheriff. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
18 March 1782: Estate of Reuben Phillips, dec’d, to Clement Phillips. Paid to Thomas Gaddy, Timothy Haney, Jerry Gulledge, Nathaniel Dobbs, Abraham Strickland. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
October 1783: James Pickett Sr. Notes and accounts due estate: Estate of Stephen Brown, note Preswood to Creeg, George Renck, James Davis, Wm Phillips, John Betty, James McNick, Joseph Culpepper, Thos Harrington, Wm Harrington, Robert Patrick, Thos Davis, order from Crawford to Dumas, and Lawrence Franklin. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
April 1786: Burwell Lanier to William Lanier, both of Anson Co, for 5 shillings, 200 acres adj Joel Phillips on Brown Creek. Wit: Morgan Brown, Lewis Lanier. DB H, Pg 139. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
26 April 1787: James Terry (Savannah Creek) to John Phillips (no residence given) for £50, 130 acres on southwest side of the Peedee river on Jones Creek, being part of a tract of land granted to William Hollifield 3 Sept 1779. Wit: Jos Ingram, Andw Ross. DB H, Pg 77. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
22 July 1789: Inventory of Robt Phillips (not signed.) Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
4 August 1789: Sale of estate of Robt Phillips by William May, Sheriff. Buyers: Mary Phillips, a long list, and a few other buyers. Morgan Brown, a bible. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
12 March 1792: Samuel Phillips and wife Alise of Anson County to James Liles. Witnesses Ezra Bostick, William Phillips. Proved October 1793 by William Phillips. Book C2, page 201. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
21 December 1794: Joseph White of Anson Co NC for the love and affection I bare toward my loving daughter Lydia of Greene Co GA, a Negro girl named Diner about 15 years old, granted to the said Lydia Jones forever. Signed Joseph (x) White. Wit Zachery White, Wm White. Proven by Wm White in Anson Co NC 13 Aug 1797 before Josiah White, JP. Recorded 24 Feb 1798. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
11 September 1795: William Phillips and Nathan Phillips, of Anson County, to Harmon or Hammon & Hattaway, land inherited from father Samuel Phillips. Book D&E, page 109. Comments: For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.
1807: Will of Joseph White written in 1805. Wife Sarah. Sons: Joseph, George, John, Henry, Reuben, James, Joel, Isiah and Zachariah. Daughters: Agnes (married a Harrell), Jemima (married a Shepherd). Names grandsons Joseph and Joel, sons of Joel White. Says his son Joseph is living in Georgia with three sons and three daughters (not named, but left an inheritance to them.) Comments:(On the Anson Co NC 1800 census, the following men were listed in a row on one page: Joseph White Senr, over 45; Joseph White, over age 45; Robert White, age 26-45; Josiah White, age 26-45; Joel White, age 26-45; Reuben White, age 26-45; William White, age 26-45; Zachariah White, age 26-45; Jedekiah(?) White, age 26-45) For additional information including transcription credit, please Click Here to view the complete record.