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GEANE, Philip

Male Bef 1755 - 1781  (~ 26 )


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  • Name GEANE, Philip  [1
    Born Bef 1755 
    Gender Male 
    Deed 31 Mar 1780  Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Book 36, pg 428, Grant #249 (Issued) 
    • Entered: 19 Aug 1779, Entry #473
      Phillip Jane - 200 Acres, lying in Chatham on the North side of Lick Creek, the waters of the Cape Fear. Beginning at a white oak in Archibald Brown's line, running west along his line
    Died Sep 1781  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):Note: From the Pension File of Philip & Mourning Geane recorded/indexed as Grane - #R4188
      «tab»10 Feb 1847 - William Geane, a resident of Chatham Co., NC, aged 74 years old, or there abouts, personally appeared in open court and made the following decleration. He is the son of Philip Gean, his father was a soldier of the Revolution and was slain in the Battle with the British and Tories at the Battle at Cain Creek in the County of Orange, that he has very little recollection of his father, he believes that his mother and father married in the year 1765 or 1766. That Mourning Gean, his mother, died on 7 July 1838, and she remained the widow of said Philip Gean until the day of her death. She left two children William and John Gean, that John Gean has removed to the west and has not been heard from for serveral years. That the applicant (WIlliam) is the only child now living in the state of the said Philip and Mourning Gean. Signed by his Mark William "X" Gean
      «tab»State of NC Chatham Co., Court of Pleas - May Term 1846 - It has been proved to the satisfaction of the court that Mournin Gean, widow of Phillip Gean, who was slain in the Battle at Cain Creek or Lindley Mills, in the Revolutionary war died on 7 July 1838 and left two sons, only two children of Phillip Gean, William and John, and William is the only that is now known to be living.
      «tab»13 May 1847 - On this day Bird Gean, age 64 years old, personally appeared in open court. He was personally aquainted with Mournin Gane, widow of Philip Gane, from his infancy to the day of her death. That she remained the widow of Philip Geane to her death. He has no personal knowledge of Philip Gean, as he was dead long before he was reared in the neighborhood where Philip Geane and family lived. He always understood from respectable men that Philip Gean the husband of Mournin Geans was killed at the Battle of Lindley Mills on Cain Creek while in the service of his country in the Rev. War. He has no personal knowledge of the marriage of Philip and Mournin Geane, but there are circumstances that leave him with no doubt that they were lawfully married. Philip Geane left three children, two sons and a daughter, who was recognized as his legitimate representatives and who inherited his property according to the laws of the state of NC. Philip Geane left brothers and sisters who would have been his heirs if he had not left legitimate heirs. He states that William Geane, the present applicant, is the only one of Philip Geanes children that he knows of that are now living and that he is the identical person he represents himself to be the ?son and legal representative of Philip Geane who was slain in the Battle of Cain Creek - he further states that after Mournin Geane grew too old and infirm to keep house she lived about with her relations, and for the most part of her time in the latter part of her life, she made her home at this deponants, he being a near relation - and this deponant further sayeth that Moruning Geane at the time of her death lived at this house and died there in the month of July 1838, that the exact day he does not know, but he belives it was the seventh day of July, and that she died the widow of Philip Geane. Signed by his mark Bird "X" Geane
    Person ID I568  Gean~ealogy Tree
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2016 

    Father GEAN\JEAN, Unknown,   b. Bef 1735,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F4347  Group Sheet

    Family SEYMORE, Mourning,   b. Bef 1755,   d. 7 Jul 1838  (Age ~ 83 ) 
    Married Between 1775 and 1776 
    Children 
     1. GEAN, William,   b. Abt 1775, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1850, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 )
     2. GEAN, Mary "Polly",   b. Abt 1778,   d. Between May 1790 and Jul 1838  (Age ~ 12 )
     3. JEAN, John,   b. Abt 1780, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 Jul 1860, Graves Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 )
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F207  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Battle of Lindley's Mill Monument
    Battle of Lindley's Mill Monument
    Battle of Lindley's Mill Monument
    Battle of Lindley's Mill Monument

    Documents
    Philip Jean Land Grant Survey
    Philip Jean Land Grant Survey
    Land Grant Survey for land on Lick Creek

  • Sources 
    1. [S125] John Jean of Charles City Co., Solomon, Winona, (Winona Solomon.ged - 11246 E. Elena - Mesa, AZ 85208).