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JAMES, Sherod of Caswell Co., NC & Union Co., SC

Male 1764 - Abt 1852  (~ 88 )


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  • Name JAMES, Sherod 
    Suffix of Caswell Co., NC & Union Co., SC 
    Born Between 1764  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1800 Census 1800  Union District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 601, line 12 
    • household of Shered James includes: 1 male 26-44, 1 male 10-15, 3 males under 10, 1 female 26-44, 1 female under 10 {{{Neighbors include Fowler, Rives, Davis and Edwards families}}}
    1810 Census 1810  Union District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 565 (548), line 7 
    • household of Sherod James includes: 1 male 45 & up, 2 males 16-25, 2 males 10-15, 3 males under 10, 1 female 45 & up, 1 female 16-25, 1 female under 10 {{{Neighbors include William Cook, Jasper Garner, John James (age 26-45) and family}}}
    1820 Census 1820  Union District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 136 (457A), line 4 
    • household of Sherwood James includes: 1 male 26-44, 2 males 18-25, 2 males 10-15, 1 male under 10, 1 female 16-25, 1 female under 10
      line 5 is a William James - 1 male 26-45, 2 males under 10, 1 female 16-26
      line 23 is a Jesse James - 1 male 26-45, 1 male under 10, 1 female 16-26, 1 female under 10
      {{{Neighbors include a William Petty, Polly Harrington, Thomas Garner, John Phillips and Jeffries families}}}
    Deed 23 Aug 1823  Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Union Co, SC Deed Abstracts, Volume IV: Deed Books Q-S, 1820-1828 (1779-1828) by Brent Holcomb...page 137-138...South Carolina, Union District, Sherwood James of district aforesaid and for $1 to my son John James, I give to my four sons John James, Elias James, David James and Lemuel James, equally and jointly share alike the plantation and tract of land whereon I now live on the waters of Sandy run, 60 acres adj. Widow Pickens. And Edmund Hames. Also 2 feather beds and furniture, 4 head of cattle, on cupboard, on pot and one oven, 3 mattocks, and 1 trunk. 23 Aug 1823. Signed James McWhiter, Desiner McWhirter. Proved by oath of James McWhirter 22 March 1824 before G. S. Foster, JP, recorded 19 July 1824.
    1830 Census 1830  Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 202, line 3 
    • household of Shared James includes: 1 male 50- 60, 3 males 5-10, 2 males under 5, 1 female 30-40 {{{Neighbors includes John Cook, William Cook, Senr & Junr, Mathias Cook, Zorobabel Patty, Moses Petty, Cotters, Browns and Jeffries families}}}
    1840 Census 1840  Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 221 (50), line 28 
    • household of Sherrod James includes: 1 male 70-80, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 5-10, 1 female 40-50 {{{Neighbors include Cook, Petty, Jefferies and Phillips families}}}
    1850 Census 22 Nov 1850  Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 87, page 174, dwelling & family no. 1303 
    • David James age 46, planter born in SC; Sarah age 41 born in SC; John age 19 born in SC; Carisady (Casisady?), a female age 18 born in SC; Shadrick James carpenter, age 92 born in VA; Martha age 10 born in SC; Parthenia age 50 born in NC; Cynthia Myatt (or Wyatt?) age 1 born in SC
    Military
    • Rev War Pension File - Survivor #18896, BLWt 36556-160-55 - Shaderick James of Union Co., SC, Pvt in the Company of Capt Cate, Regt commanded by Col Moore, for 7 months & 7 days - Pension issued 17 Dec 1849.
      * #215381 - dated 1 Oct 1855 shows a Martha James as the minor child of Shadrick James, Rev Pensioner
      * Union Co., SC, 23 Jun 1846, Shadrick James a resident of said district, age 82, made the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed 7 Jun 1832. He entered in to the service in the fall or witner of 1780 in Capt Josiah Coles Company as a volunteer and oen william More was his Colonel, with Archibald Murphy as Major. They marched from Caswell Co., NC, wherein he resided, to Halifax court house Virginia. He was in the Battle at Gilford Courth House, NC was about 15 Mar 1781. The next day after the battle he got his discharge. After that he was drafted and served a tour of three months, after that he was discharged. When Hillsboro, NC was invaded by the Tory's he went as a volunteer to Hillsboro, NC and served a tour of five weeks. He was involved in a battle on Haw River at a place called Ready Fork. He removed from Caswell County, NC some time in the year 1795 to SC. - signed by his mark Shedrick "X" James
      * Willis Walker, a clergyman residing in Union District, SC certified that he was well acquainted with Shedwick (?) James for the last forty years. The he knows him to be 82 years of age, and believes he was a soldier of the revolution. 23 Jun 1846 - Willis Walker
      * Union District, SC - 8 Jun 1855 - David Janes, aged 47 years, a resident of the same district and state aforesaid, declared that he is the guardian of Martha James, a minor, who is the daughter of the ___ Shadrick James, dec'd, who was a Rev pensioner. The said Shadrick James died at his residence in the aforesaid district and state on or about 27 Apr 1852, leaving surviving him his heirs at law, his widow Theny (?) James and her infant the said Martha James, who is now fourteen years of age, and also several children of a former marriage of whom the declarant is one, and all above the age of 21 years. That the widow the said Theny (or Thessy?) James died on or about 15 Feb 1853, and that the said Martha James is the only child of the said Shadrick James, dec'd under 21 years of age. He further declares that from his own knowledge the said Theny James, widow of the said Shadrick James, dec'd, applied for the said dec'ds pension at the time of his death. signed by his mark David "D" James, 3 March 1855 - George Brown and Benjamin Holmes, residents of Union District, SC declared that they were well acquanted with David James and his ward Martha James, and that she is a minor under the age of 21. They were also acquanted with Sadrick James, the dec'd, during his lifetime and that he was the father of the said Martha James, who was born in wedlock and always acknowledged by the said Shadrick to be his daugther.
      * Greenville District, SC - Philip J___es (James?) made oath that he was brought up in the state of NC, Caswell Co. and was living in said state and county at the time of the Rev war. He further states that he is a brother of Shadrock James, now a citizen of Union District of SC and further states that his brother Shadrock James was a solider in the Revolutionary War and served two tours of three months each and one tour of five or six weeks in the NC line. That he has heard James Williams, Charles and Nathaniel Guttereys and Richard Sanders say they served with Sharock (Shurock/Shusock?) James in the army. He has no record of his {{the word brother is marked out}} age but always understood he was born in the year 1761. 15 Nov 1849. signed by his mark Philip "X" James
    Tombstone He has a NC Militia Rev War tombstone which shows him as Shaderick James (no dates)  [1
    Name Shadrick James 
    Name Sherwood James 
    Died Abt Apr 1852  Union District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 1854  Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate Records, Box 38, pkg 35 - Sherod James 
    • * Inventory of the goods and chattels of Sherod James, dec'd is dated 23 Feb 1854 - the admin is listed as Elias James
      * Estate sale dated 23 Feb 1854 and the purchasers included Elias James, M.N. Quinn and George Brown - recorded 24 Feb 1854
      * Elias James, with Davidson Mitchell and William Littlejohn, was appt admin on 7 Jan 1854
      * Petition of Elias James showeth that his father Sherod James departed this life intestate on the ____ day of April in the year 1852 in Union District. That he left at his death some estate, which he supposes is valued at $300 - petition for letters of admin dated 23 Jan 1854
    Buried Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery, Jonesville, Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I421779  Gean~ealogy Tree
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2013 

    Father JAMES, ?,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F163032  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. JAMES, POSSIBLY Jesse Buck,   b. 1790, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1877, Union Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 )
     2. JAMES, POSSIBLY William,   b. Between 1780 and 1794,   d. Aft 1820  (Age ~ 41 )
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F163036  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. JAMES, John,   b. Between 1800 and 1805,   d. Aft 1850  (Age ~ 51 )
     2. JAMES, David,   b. Abt 1804, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850  (Age ~ 47 )
     3. JAMES, Elias,   b. Abt 1815, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850  (Age ~ 36 )
     4. JAMES, Lemuel,   b. Between 1800 and 1810,   d. Aft 1840  (Age ~ 41 )
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F163031  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. JAMES, Martha,   b. Abt 1840, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F163033  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S262] Find A Grave, Various, (www.findagrave.com).