Bute County Safety Committee Meeting Minutes
                                1775 - 1776
 
                        submitted by Ginger Christmas
 
 
Table of Contents
Introduction
Forward
Some Resolves of the Continental Congress Pertaining to Safety Committies
Bute County Committee of Safety Minutes
Appendix I
The Early Masons in Bute County
Appendix II
The Oath of Allegience
Appendix III
Biographies - Not Available Yet
Index
 
The Introduction mentions the following:
John Sutart, the Earl of Bute
Jethro Sumner, who operated a tavern
Rev. Henry Pattillo, leader of the Committee of Safety
 
The Forward mentions:
 
Samuel Adams
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Govenor Josiah Martin
 
Some resolves of the Continental Congresses partaining to Safety
Committees:
William Hooper
Joseph Hewes
Richard Caswell
William L. Saunders
 
APPENDIX I
THE EARLY MASONS IN BUTE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
Blanford Bute Lodge
William Park, Master, Wealthy planter
Jethro Sumner, battle of Guildford courthouse
Green Hill, Thomas Hill, Ben Hill, all sond of Green Hill
Captain Charles Allen was elected but did not receive the degrees
Rev. Charles Cupples
 
29 Apr 1766
William Park, Master
John Williams Jr, Sr. Warden
Archibald Hamilton, Jr. Warden
Jethro Sumner, Steward
Benjamin Hill, Steward
William Johnson, Tyler
Petitons:
William Martin
John Smith
Paul Patrick
Allen Grooves
 
12 May 1766
William Park, Master
Bejamin Hill, Sr. Warden
Robert Turnbul, Jr. Warden
Thomas Bell, Steward
Thomas Machen, Steward
Solomon Alston, Tyler
Jethro Sumner, Tyler
Petitions:
John Gordon
William Tabb
Robert Turnball
Benjamin Hill
Thomas Bell
Jethro Sumner
James Burke
 
24 June 1766
William Park, Master
Benjamin Hill, Sr. Warden
Robert Turnball, Jr. Warden in the absece of Thomas Bell
Thomas Mechen, Steward
Jethro Sumner, Treasurer
 
William Park, Master
Benjamin Hill, Sr. Warden
Robert Turnbell, Secretary
Thomas Bell, Jr. Warden
Jethro Sumner, Treasurer
Thomas Machen
Allen Groves
Paul Patrick
W. Martin
William More
Lewis Parham
William Tabb
James Burk is innitiated
 
William Park
Thomas Machen
Ben Hill
Robert Turnbell
William Tabb
Lewis Parham
Allen Groves
Paul Patrick
James Burk
Jethro Sumner
Solomon Alston
Wil l Martin
 
29 Jul 1766
William Park
Benjamin Hill
Tho Bell
Tho Machen
Jethro Sumner
William Martin
Lewis Parham
Allan Groves
Paul Patrick
William Tabb
Petitions
Thomas Hill
Edward Jones
Charles Allen
Caot. Joohn Christmas
Benjamin A. Tucker
 
6 Aug 1766
William Park
Benjamin Hill
Robert Turnbull
Thomas Machen
Jethro Sumner
Lewis Parham
James Burk
absent:
Solomon Alston
Thomas Bell
Allan Groves
Paul Patrick
William Martin
William Tabb
 
21 Aug 1766
William Park
Jethro Sumner
Thomas Machen
Benlamin Hill
Robert Turnbull
Lewis Parham
William Tabb
Benjamin Tucker
 
James Ransom
Edward Jones
John Christmas
 
25 Sep 1766
William Park
Jethro Sumner
Thomas Machen
Benjamin Hill
Robert Turnbull
Thomas Bell
Lewis Parham
John Smith
Edward Jones
John Christmas
John Gordon
William Tabb
Thomas Hill
Paul Patrick
James Burk
Petitions:
William Gilbreath
Thomas Sherwood
Patewills Milner
James Ransom
 
7 Nov 1766
William Park
Thomas Machen
Benjamin Hill
Thomas Bell
Thomas Hill
Allen Groves
John Christmas
William Tabb
Paul Patrick
Benjamin Tucker
Patewell Milner
Thomas Sherwood
Lewis Parham
John Norwood
James Burk
absent:
William Johnson
Robert Turnbull
Solomon A;ston
William Gilbreath
John Austin Smith
John Goordon
Edward Jones
James Ransom
Jethro Sumner
 
15 Dec 1766
William Park
Jethro Sumner
Thomas Machen
Benjamin Hill
Thomas Bell
Roberrt Turnbull
William Johnson
Edward Jones
John Christmas
James Burk
 
17 Dec 1766
William Johnson, Master
William Park
Jethro Sumner
John Norwood
Robert Turnbull
Thomas Bell
James Burk
John Gordon
Thomas Sherwood
William Gilbreath
Solomon Alston
Patewells Milner
Thomas Hill
Allen Groves
John Christmas
Edward Jones
William Tabb
Paul Patrick
John Smith
 
6 Feb 1767
William Park, Master
William Johnson
Edward Jones
Thomas Machen
Jethro Sumner
John Christmas
John Norwood
William Gilreach
Thomas Hill
James Burke
 
13 Feb 1767
William Johnson
Robert Turnbull
William Tabb
Jethro Sumner
Thomas Machen
Benjamin Tucker
John Norwood
John Christmas
William Gilreath
Thomas Sherwood
Patewell Milner
Edward Jones
Thomas Hill
 
20 Feb 1767
William Park
William Johnson
Thomas Machen
Robert Turnbull
Edward Jones
William Tabb
Thomas Bell
Benjamin Tucker
Thomas Sherwood
Paul Patrick
Pate Milner
Allan Groves
James Burk
Rhomas Bell
William Duncan
James Hardinge
Henry Hill
 
5 May 1767
William Park
Jethro Sumner
Thomas Machen
William Johnson
Robert Turnbull
Edward Jones
William Tabb
Thomas Hill
John Norwood
William Gilbreath
James Ransom
John Christmas
Paul Patrick
William Duncan
William Moore
John Gregg
Henry Hill
 
24 June 1776
William Park
Jethro Sumner
William Johnson
Thomas Machen
Robert Turnbull
Edward Jones
William Tabb
Thomas Bell
Paul Patrick
William Duncan
Henry Hill
William Moore
Benjamin Person
Archibald Campbell
William Reddick
 
10 Jul 1767
William Park
Jethro Sumner
William Johnson
Thomas Machen
Robert Turnbull
Edward Jones
William Tabb
James Burk
 
Johnson-Caswell Buffalo Blanford -Bute No.10 Warrenton
Adams, Robert
Adkins, Rhodam 1782
Alexander, John 1796
Alston, Solomon 1766
Armistead, W. 1787
Armstrong, Thomas 1782
Atkins, Thomas 1784
Barrett, Daniel
Bell, Robert 1793
Bell, Thomas 1766
Blout, Richard 1795
Burke, James 1766
Campbell, Archibald 1767
Campbell, John 1789
Campbell, William 1784
Cannon, James 1786
Carney, James 1784
Christmas, John 1766
Christmas, Nathaniel 1784
Christmas, Thomas 1784
Clanton, Dudley 1791
Clanton, Edward 1794
Cocke, Richard 1794
Collier, James 1793
Cook, Joseph 1789
Cunningham, Robert 1782
Cuppels, Charles 1768
Davis, Pater R. 1797
Dejernett, Reuben 1785
Devaney, Jinkens 1782
Drake, Henry 1796
Duke, William P. 1797
Duncan, Joseph 1767
Duncan, Thomas 1767
Duncan, Willliam 1767
Eaton, John R. 1798
Elliot, William 1782
Estis, John 1791
Falkener, William 1794
Falkner, William A.K. 1799
Ferrell, Thomas 1797
Fitts, Henry 1798
Fitts, Oliver 1796
Ford, Joohn 1782
Freeman, Robert 1791
Gilbreath, William 1766
Gloster, Thoomas 1794
Gordon, John 1766
Gray, James 1782
Green, James 1794
Green, Sherwood 1798
Gregory, James 1784
Grves, Allen 1766
Jall, John 1790
Hardriidge, James 1767
Hardy, Robert 1791
Hazard, Lewis 1799
Henderson, Archibald 1789
Hill, Green 1767
Hill, Henry 1767
Hill, Thomas 1766
Hill, Thomas 1799
Hill, Robert 1782
Hough, Daniel 1784
Johnson, James 1782
Johnson, Marmaduke 1782
Johnson, William 1766
Johnson, W. Eaton 1794
Jones, Edward 1766
Jones, Hill 1793
Jnes, John 1782
Kimbell, Benjamin 1767
Kimbell, Benjamin Jr. 1782
Kimbell, Buckner 1767
Kimbell, James 1767
Kimbell, William 1767
Kimbell, William 1790
Kinnebrew, Shadrack 1784
Lees, John 1791
Love, Josiah 1788
Machen, Thomas 1767
Macon, Harrison 1782
Macon, John 1782
Marshall, Dixon 1782
Marshall, Matthew 1791
Marx, Joseph 1792
Milner, Patewell 1767
Moore, William 1767
Mardecai, Jacob 1791
Moss, Benjamin 1790
Myers, Moses 1796
Myers, Samson M. 1797
Nash, Joseph 1791
Nelms, Prisley 1797
Nolan, John E. 1793
Norwood, John 1766
Park, Robert 1796
Park, William 1767
Paschall, Andrson 1799
Patrick, Paul 1767
Peebles, Nathaniel 1767
Peebles, Thomas 1791
Person, Benjamin 1767
Plumer, Kemp 1789
Potter, Henry 1789
Purnell, John 1785
Ransom, James 1767
Ransom, Seymoore 1790
Ransom, William 1791
Richards, William A. 1793
Riddick, William 1767
Rose, William 1767
Scott, John 1767
Sharp, Anthony 1784
Sherrod, Thomas 1767
Smith, John 1789
Smith, John Ferdinand Dalziel 1766
Sumner, Jethro 1767
Sumner, Thomas E. 1791
Tabb, William 1766
Tassie, George 1767
Thomas, Matthew 1767
Torrence, George 1786
Tucker, Benjamin 1766
Tunstall, Richard 1790
Turnbull, Richard 1766
Turner, James 1786
Turner, Thoomas 1782
Vaulx, Daniel 1784
Walker, Patrick 1789
Ward, John Lyles 1789
Williams, Richard 1767
 
Dornock, Bute County (Franklin)
Brickell, William 1785
Green, William 1785
Hall, Durham 1785
Hill, Henry 1785
Macon, John 1785
Sewell, William 1785
 
 
 27 Aug 1774                          8 Jul 1775
 William Person                       Thomas Eaton, D.C.
 Green Hill                           William Green
 James Ransom                         James Milles
 Thomas Eaton                         Jethro Sumner
                                      Thomas Turner
                                      William Person
                                      William Johnson
                                      Jno Hawkins
                                      Phil Hawkins Jr
                                      John Hawkins Jr
                                      Joohn Marshall
                                      John Brown
                                      William Duke
                                      Phil Burford
                                      William Alston
                                      James Ransom Sr
                                      James Ransom Jr
                                      Julius Nichols
                                      Atknid McLemore
                                      Green Duke
                                      James Denson
                                      William ouse
                                      William Park
                                      Jhn Christmas
                                      Thomas Christmas
                                      Will Johnson
                                      Robert Hill
                                      Thomas Hill
                                      Sol Williams
                                      Thomas Robinson
                                      Josiah Perrry
                                      John Thorton
                                      William Massey
                                      Samuel High
                                      William Tabb
                                      Benjamin Ward
                                      Thomas Cook
                                      Daniel Jones
                                      Bennet Wood
                                      Thomas Newman
                                      J. Wills
                                      Thomas Alston
                                      Jesse Person
                                      Benjamin Seawell
                                      John Jones
                                      William Burrow
                                      Daniel Sledge
                                      Benjamin Hill
                                      Peter Tatam
                                      Edmond Jones
                                      John Broom
                                      Benjamin Eaves
                                      John Stone
                                      Thomas Young
                                      Gray Andrews
                                      Jacob Hartsfield
                                      Mathew Thomas
                                      Thomas Sherrod
                                      Giles Bowers
                                      James Murry
                                      John Norwood
                                      John Pinnell
                                      Daniel Barrow
                                      James Barrow
                                      James Martin
                                      Jenkins Devany
                                      Enoch Stringfellow
                                      William Rush
                                      Aaron Fuzell
                                      William Bagley
                                      Shearly Watley
                                      Richard Hill
                                      Michael Collins
                                      Michael Dent
                                      Peter Wills Milliner
                                      Edward Jones
                                      Samuel Morris
                                      Isaac Colyer
                                      Thomas Smith
                                      George Goodwin
                                      Fred Davis
                                      Benjamin Kimball
                                      Josiah Reddick
                                      Julius Alfrord
                                      Daniel Burford
                                      Henry Hill
                                      Green Hill
                                      William Hill
                                      Richard Ward
                                      Joseph Seawell
                                      Daniel Voss
                                      Peter Davis
                                      William Wortham
                                      Jesse Hunter
                                      William Cheek
                                      Thhomas Mechen
                                      Solomon Alston
                                      John Christmas Jr
                                      George Nicols
                                      Robert Goodloe
                                      Richard Williams
                                      Richard White
                                      William Denson
                                      William Cooper
                                      John Power
                                      John Weathers
                                      John Bobbitt
                                      Isaac Hunter
                                      James Alston
                                      William Walker
                                      Jeremiah Perry
                                      William Gilbreath
                                      Joseph Shearing
                                      James Johnson
                                      Bur Perry
                                      Samuel Thompson
                                      William Shearing
                                      John Hoof
                                      Roger Jones
                                      William Myrick
                                      Charles Allen
                                      William Jean
                                      Thomas Keach
                                      Rober Caller Jr
                                      Jacob Turner
                                      William Powell
                                      Francis Capps
                                      John Faulcon
 
                                      John Harvey died in May 1775
                                      (b.1725) Mr. Smythe
                                      enclosed with this meeting was a
                                      letter from Edenton datted 10 Jul
                                      1775
                                      and signed by Sam Johnson.
 
                                      2 Aug 1775 a letter writteen by
                                      Thomas Person.
 
 7 Apr 1775                           5 Aug 1775
 Thomas Eaton                         Thomas Eaton
 Green Hill                           Benjamin Seawell
 William Person                       Josiah Riddick
 Rev. Henry Pattillo                  Jacob Turner
 Josiah Reddick                       William Cheek
 Jethro Sumner                        William Hill
                                      William Alston
                                      Jethro Sumner
                                      James Ransom
                                      Julius Nichols
                                      Atkins McLemore
                                      James Denson
                                      William House
                                      Thomas Whitmell Alston
                                      Henry Hill
                                      James Milles
                                      Daniel Sledge
                                      Gray Andrews
                                      John Bobbitt
                                      James Alston
                                      Isaac Hunter
                                      Charles Allen
                                      Robert Caller Jr
                                      Daniel Burford
                                      Joseph Seawell
                                      Jesse Hunter
                                      Robert Hill
                                      John Shearing
                                      Mathew Thomas
                                      John Hoof
                                      Julius Alford
                                      Jacob Heartsfield
                                      James Murray
                                      John Marshall
                                      William Person
                                      Jesse Person
                                      William Burrow
                                      Green Hill
                                      William Green
                                      Ben Hill
                                      Phil Hawkins Jr
                                      Solomon Williams
                                      William Massey
                                      Daniel Jones
                                      John Pinnell
                                      James Martin
                                      Jenkins Devany
                                      Enoch Stringfellow
                                      William Rush
                                      Aaron Fussell
                                      Benjamin Carell
                                      Edward Jones
                                      John Broom
                                      Daniel Potter
                                      James Paine Jr
                                      Benjamin Kimball
 
 5 Jan 1775                           A meeting at Hillsborough 25 Aug
 Henry Patillo                        1775 the notice signed by Andrew
 Thomas Machen                        Knox
 Thomas Earon
 James Paine
 William Person
 Phillip Burford
 James Ransom Jr.
 James Miller
 Jethro Sumner
 John Brown
 Edward Jones
 Green Hill
 Henry Hill
 Benjamin Seawell
 James Ransom
 William Tabb
 Mathew Thomas
 Thomas Sherrod
 Robert Goodloe
 Herbert Haynes
 Isaac Hunter
 Julias Nichols
 Js Norris
 Thomas Turner
 William Alston
 William Green
 chosen to serve as County
 Committee.
 
 signed by
 James Milles
 Henry Patillo
 William Tabb
 William Alston
 William Person
 Thomas Eaton
 James Ransom Jr.
 Matthew Thomas
 Green Hill
 Edward Jones
 Jethro Sumner
 Benjamin Seawell
 Jesse Person
 Janes Paine Jr
 Gray Anders
 William Clements
 Isham Lucy
 William Hill
 Peter Green
 Joseph Shearin
 Henry Hill
 William Myrick
 Phil Burford
 H. Haynes
 James Ransom
 
 6 Jan 1775                           16 Oct 1775
 Present:                             Josiah Riddick appointed Clerk
 Henry Pattillo, Chariman             Phillip Alston
 James Milles                         William Green
 William Person                       Julius Nichols
 James Ransom Jr                      Thomas Turner
 Edward Jones                         Jacob Turner
 Benjamin Seawell                     William Joohnson
 Joohn Brown                          Joseph Seawell
 Thomas Turner                        Edward Jones
 William Green                        Green Hill
 Thomas Eaton                         Roger Jones
 William Alston                       Benjamin Eaves
 Green Hill                           Henry Hill
 Jethro Sumner                        Mathew Thomas
 Julius Nichols                       John Huff
 Isaac Hunter                         Thomas Hill
 Thomas Sherrof                       William Park
 Thomas Machen Clerkresolved that     William Cheak
 William Person                       William Myrick
 Green Hill                           Josiah Riddick
 Thomas Eaton                         Michael Dent
 Jethro Sumner                        Robert Goodloe
 James Milles                         Samuel High
 William Tabb                         Richard Williams
 nominated to represent this county   Benjamin Kimball
 as Convention deligates at Newbern.  Jesse Person
 signed                               John Weathers
 Henry Pattillo                       Jinkens Devany
 James Lilles                         Thomas Sherrod
 Thomas Eaton                         William Alston
 Benjamin Seawell                     Isaac Hunter
 James Ransom JrJethro Sumner         James Mills
 William Green                        Lewis Bobo
 William Tabb                         Peter Green
 John Brown
 William Person
 Green Hill
 Edward Jones
 William Alston
 Thomas Turner
 Isaac Hunter
 Thomas Sherrod
 Julius Nichols
 Committee sent for Mr. Willaim
 Duncan Merchant. Refusing to
 subscribe to
 the committee until he has
 advise from his owners. He was to
 wait at the house of Edward Jones
 and meet with said Jones and Isaac
 Hunter. Signed by Henry Pattillo,
 Chariman.
 
 Agreeable to resolve Acts of the
 Congress the Committee proceeding
 to
 appoint officers for the Militia,
 and for the :
 
 FISHING CREEK DISTRICT
 William Burrow Jr.,Capt.
 Jordan Harris,Left.
 Isham Lucy, Ensign
 
 NORRIS COMPANY
 Bryant Ferrell, Capt.
 Julius Alford, Left.
 William Fiish, Ensign
 
 SHOCO COMPANY
 James Alston, Capt.
 Danirl Jones, Left.
 Joel Terrill, Ensign
 
 JEFFRIES COMPANY
 Jos Riddick, Capt.
 Richard Williams crossed through
 Nathaniel Thomas, Left
 Anthony Winston, Ensign
 
 BELLS COMPANY
 Green Hill, Capt.
 Ben Seawell, Left.
 Jenkins Devany, Ensign
 
 ALSTON COMPANY
 Jacob Turner, Capt.
 Thomas Colbert, Left.
 Peter Davis, Ensign
 
 COLLINS COMPANY
 Patewills Milner, Capt.
 Britian Harris, Left.
 William Denson, Ensign
 
 HAWKINS DISTRICT
 James Denton, Capt.
 Jno Bowden, Capt. crossed through
 Agrippa Nichols, Left.
 William Wortham, Ensign
 Isaac House crossed through
 
 BURFORD COMPANY
 Jno. Twitty, Capt.
 Pjillamon Hawkins son of Jno.,
 Left.
 Daniel Buford, Ensign
 
 PEOPLES COMPANY
 Jno. Meachan, Capt.
 Roger Jones, Left.
 Aaron Fussle, Ensign
 
 HARDRIDGES COMPANY
 Bennett Wood, Capt.
 David Turner, Left.
 Wood Mallone, Ensign
 
 BROWNS COMPANY
 Robert Hill, Capt.
 Peter Goodwin, Left
 Jno Huff, Ensign
 
 STONE HOUSE DISTRICT
 Joseph Shearrin , Capt.
 Daniel Sledge, Left.
 Jno. Riggin, Ensign
 
 Josiah Riggin a member of this
 committee having acquainted this
 Committee with the situation of
 Marry
 Frreeman, Executrix of Robert
 Freeman, deceased, ... now taken by
 William Freeman her Father-in-lw\aw
 
 and claimed by him, the Committee
 appointed Thomas Sherrod, Green
 Hill &
 Robert Goodloe, after
 citing the parties to meet at their
 discression to enquire into the
 dispute..
 signed by Henry Pattillo, Chariman.
 
 16 Mar 1775                          22 Oct 1775
 Henry Pattillo Chairman              Henry Pattillo
 William Person                       J Norwood
 Green Hilll                          J Mills
 Jethrow Sumner                       W Burrow
 Isaac Hunter                         B Kimbell
 Edward Jones                         William Person
 William Alston                       Roobert Goodloe
 James Ransom Jr                      William Alston
 Benjamin Seawell                     Thmas Turner
 Julius Nichols                       Herbert Hanes
 Phillip Burford                      William Johnson
 Herbert Haynes                       Phil Hawkins Jr
 James Ransom Sr.                     James Ransom Jr
 William Tabb                         Atkins McLemore
                                      Thomas Sherrod
                                      Jos Riddick
                                      Green Hill
                                      Mathew Thomas
                                      Edward Jones
                                      Benjamin Seawell
                                      Phill Burford
                                      Sol Williams
                                      Thomas Cook
                                      Isaac Hunter
                                      Saniel Sledge
 
 3 May 1775                           4 Nov 1775
 Henry Pattillo Chairman              Henry Pattillo
 James Milles                         James Mills
 Edward Jones                         William Person
 William Green                        Benjamin Kimbell
 Isaac Hunter                         Phil Hawkins Jr
 Jethro Sumner                        Jos Reddick
 Julius Nichols                       Thomas Cook
 Wiliam Tabb                          William Alston
 Thomas Turner                        Phil Burford
 James Ransom Jr.                     Isaac Hunter
 Phillip Bruford                      Daniel Sledge
                                      Thomas Turner
                                      Green Hill
                                      Thomas Sherrod
                                      William Person
                                      Green Hill
                                      Josiah Reddick
                                      William Alston
                                      Thomas Sherrod
                                      Philimon Hawkins Jr
                                      Edward Jones
 
 11 May 1775                          5 Nov 1775
 Henry Patillo Chrm.                  Henry Pattillo
 James Mills                          Daniel Sledge
 Thomas Eaton                         James Mills
 James Ransom Jr.                     William Person
 William Alston                       Benjamin Kimbell
 Edward Jones                         Phil Hawkins Jr
 Henry Hill                           Josiah Reddick
 Mathew Thomas                        Thomas Cook
 John Brown                           William Alston
 Thomas Turner                        Phil Burford
 Phill Burford                        Isaac Hunter
 William Green                        Thomas Turner
 Thomas Sherrod                       Green Hill
 Robert Goodloe                       Thomas Sherrod
 Isaac Hunter                         Benjamin SeawellWilliam Johnson
 Jethro Sumner                        Edward Jones
 Jos. Norris                          Mathew Thoomas
 William Person                       James Ransom Jr
 Green Hill                           Rudrick McIntosh
 William Tabb
 
 resolve that the thanks of this
 Committee be given t Wiliam Person,
 Thoomas Eaton , James Ransom and
 Green Hill delegates for our county
 of Bute...
 
 28 June Rev Henry Pattillo gives
 sermon.
 
 14 Jun 1775
 Henry Pattillo Chrm
 James Mills
 Thomas Eaton
 William Person
 Green Hill
 William Tabb
 Edward Jones
 James Ransom Sr.
 Henry HillWilliam Green
 Julius Nichols
 Jethro Sumner
 Isaac Hunter
 
 31 May 1775                          Dec 1775
 Henry Pattillo Chrm                  Rev. Mr Charles Cupples
 Thomas Eaton                         Lord Dunmore
 James Mills
 William Person
 Julius Nichold
 Henry Hill
 James Ransom Sr.
 William Green
 Green Hill
 Jethro Sumner
 Edward Jones
 William Tabb
 Isaac Hunter
 
 23 June 1775                         15 Dec 1775
 Henry Patillo                        Henry Pattillo
 Thomas Eaton                         William Person
 James Mills                          John Norwood
 William Person                       Thomas Cook
 Jethro Sumner                        Thomas Turner
 Thomas Turner                        Atknis McLemore
 James Paine                          William Johnson
 Phil Burford                         Daniel Sledge
 William Alston                       Benjamin Kimbell
 James Ransom                         William Burrough
 James Ransom Jr.                     Solomon Williams
 Julius Nichols                       Benjamin Seawell
 Herbert Hanes                        James Mills
 Adkins McLemore                      Col. William Johnson
 Green Duke                           Mr. Thomas Bell
 James Denton
 Peter Green
 William House
 William Green
 John Christmas
 Thomas Christmas
 William johnson
 James Johnson crossed through
 Phillimon Hawkins
 John Hawkins
 Phillimon Hawkins Jr.
 John Hawkins Jr.
 Tomas Miller
 Jno. Marshall
 William Duke
 Benit Woood
 Phil Alston Jr.
 Thomas Newman
 Jno. Brown
 Jno Jones
 William Burrow
 Daniel Sledge
 Samuel Thompson
 Joseph Shering
 Samuel Yearging
 Mat. Mirrick
 Jno. Folcon
 William Cooper
 Henry Foote
 Moses Wright
 Gray Anders
 Brit Harriss
 Natn. Nicholson
 Jno Bobbitt
 Isaac Hunter
 James Alston
 William Myrick
 Charles Allen
 Jno. Mosley
 Burl. Robinson
 Francis Thorton Ameila crossed
 through
 William Jean
 Thomas Leech
 Robert Caller Jr
 Jacob Turner
 William Powell
 Francis Caps
 Daniel Burford
 Jos Seawell
 Thomas Young
 Daniel Voss
 Peter Davis
 William Wortham
 William Gilreefe
 James Hardridge crossed through
 William Denson
 Jno Moody
 David Tanner
 Jno Power
 Jno Weathers
 John Christmas Jr.
 George Nichols Jr
 Robert Godloe
 Richard Williams
 Richard White
 Osb. Jeffers
 William Jeffers
 Josiah Riddick
 Jerimiah Perry
 John Perry crossed through don't
 cause to serve
 Burl. Perry
 Thomas Arnold
 Jacob Heartsfield
 Joseph Norris
 Julius Alfrord
 Lod. Alfrord
 William Walker
 Mat. Thomas
 Jno Hoof
 Thomas Sherrod
 Benjamin Seawell
 Giles Bowers
 James Murrey
 Nat Harris
 Jes. Hunter
 William Cheak
 William Shearing
 Thomas Mechin
 Jno Thompson
 Sol Alston
 Edmond Jones
 Roger Jones
 Jno Norwood
 H. Hill
 G. Hill
 William Green
 W. Hill
 and Ben K.
 
 2 Jul 1775                           20 Feb 1776
 Mr. Richard Caswell                  Govnor Josiah Martin
 Gen. Thomas Gage                     Thomas Cook
 Gen. John Burgoyne                   Isaac Hunter
 Henry Clinton                        William Green
 William Howe                         Josiah Reddick
 Thomas Eaton Chrm.                   Thomas Alston
 William Green Clerk.                 Solomon Alston
                                      Peter Bennett
                                      Morgan Murray
                                      Joseph Goswick
                                      being unfriendly to the American
                                      cause ... after being spoke to they
                                      signed the agreement toj join the
                                      committee
 
 
 
                                APPENDIX II
 
                   Oaths of Allegiance to North Carolina
            Pittman Papers marked Misc. County Records 1774-1804
 
 
 
William Alston's List -
 
Henry Alston
Thomas Whitmell Alston
Abraham Andrews
Gary Andrews
John Barns
Jacob Bass
Solomon Bass
Theophilus Bass
Benjamin Bass (Bell?)
Jacob Bass
George Bevin
Waterman Boatman
John Brown
John Brown
Thomas Capps
John Cheek
Robert Cooper J.
Robert Cooper Sr
Thomas Cooper
William Cooper Jr
Jiles Davis
Thomas Davis
William Earls
Charles Gant
Lewis Gant
Dempsey Gatlin
Jessey Gatlin
Thads. Gooding Jr
Peter Goodwin
Theophilus Goodwin
Ephram Gordon
John Griffith
John Griggs
L.C. Griggs
Robert Giggs
James Gupton
Stephen Gupton
John Hais
Thomas Hais
Richard Ham
Solomon Harriss
Thomas Hays Jr
Robert Hill
Thomas Hill
John Hoof
Elisha Hunter
Henry Jackson
David Jarnigan
John Jarrit
John Johnson
Matthew Johnson
John Jones
Thomas Mayfield
Nicholas Murrphrey
Ben Perry
Joshua Pery Jr
Joshua Perry Sr REFUSED
John Person
Jshua Pinnell
Richard Pinnell
Richard Ransom
Grbrill Ray
Absolom Rush
Benjamin Rush
Benjamin Rush Jr
Churchwell Rush
Spencer Rush
William Sanders
Edward Scarbrow
John Amart
James Tery
Amos Thomas
John Tghorton
Samuel Thorton
Solomon Thorton
William Tillery
Joel Walker
John Walker
William Wlaker
John Watkins
John Watkins Jr
Samuel Williams
Solomon Williams
William Williams
William Williams
John Woodroff
Robert Young
 
Captain William Borrough's District - Oths taken by Mr. Thomas Turner,
Esqr. J.P.
Drury Bobbitt
Isham Bobbit
John Bobbit Jr
John Bobbit Sr
Stephen Bobbit
Benjamin Bradley
Peter Brinkley
John Burch
William Borrough
Richard Bush
John Coggin
William Coggin
John Cooptun
James Dardin
John Davis
James Egerton
Willmut Egerton
Edward Ellis
Joohn Faulcon
Nathaniel Felts
Roland Felts
Roland Felts
David Fluker
David Fluker Sr
David Gill Sr
James Gills
Alexander Goodwin
Samuel Harper
Archior Harris
Burwell Harris
Charles Harris
Edmond Harris
Edwin Harris
James Harris Sr
Joohn Harris
Joel Harris
Jourdan Harris
Mathew Harris
Michael Harris
Nathaniel Harris
Robert Harris
Sterling Harris
George Haselwood
Randolph Haselwood
Thomas Haselwood
Warrick Haselwood
James Hill
Edward Holiman
Jacob Holiman
Nathan Holiman
Chamberlin Hudson
Charles James
George James
Isaac James
John Joones
Thomas Judkins
John Lancaster Jr
John Lancaster Sr
Joel Lancaster
Lawrence Lancaster Jr
Lawrence Lancaster Sr
William Lancaster
Isham Lucy
Jhn Madrey
William Marcus
Isham Meadows
Jethro Monger
Richard Moss
John Newell
James Nicholson
David Patterson
George Patterson
Lewis Patterson
Peter Patterson
William Roberson
William Roland Jr
Spencer Smow
Thomas Standard
Samuel Tayler
Samuel Willeford
Thomas Williams
William Williams
Thomas Young
 
Captain Colclough's District - Oaths taken by Captain James Paine, J.P.
Isaac Acree
William Acree
Augustine Balthrop
William Balthrop
John Baxterr
Nathaniel Baxter
James Bell
Jesse Bell
Samuel Bell
Thomas Bell
Allen Burton
Bassit Burton
Benjamin Burton
Jeremiah Bush
Samuel Carpenter
George Carrell
William Carell
Drury Christian
Gideon Christian
John Colclough
William Colcough
James Coleman
John Coleman
Dwelly Darnald
Edward Durham
Joohn Durham
William Durham
William Durham Jr
John Gilreath - REFUSED OATH
William Gilreath - REFUSED OATH
Thoomas Hall
John Harris
Samuel Harris
Howell Hartoon
Thomas Harton
Solomon Higgins
John Hills
William Hills
Richard Hudson
Peter Jackson
Joseph Jeffers
Phillip Johnson
Britian Jones
Fredrick Jones
Henry Jones
James Jones
Richard Jones
Lawrence Knoles
Joseph Martin
James Mealer
Reubin Merrit
Thomas Miller
Thomas Miller Jr
James Moseley
Jesse Moseley
 
John Moseley
John Moseley Jr
Adom Mylam
James Mylam
James Myrick
George Norsworthy
James Norsworthy
William N. Norsworthy
William Owen
Daniel Pegram
Edward Pegram
George Pegram
Gidion Pegram
Benjamin Pickrell
Robert Ragsdal
William Rainwater
George Reede
William Reede
Billy Pegram Riggan
Francis Riggan
Jacob Riggan
Jesse Riggan
William RigganJohn Rodwell
Moses Shearen
Aaron Shearin
William Shearin
William Smith
James Thompson
 
John Thompson
William Thompson
John Todd
Guy Wallace
Robert Waller
Cajabeth White
John White - REFUSED OATH
 
Captain FerrellĘs District
Francis Bradley
John Brewer
Giles Driver
Shaw Driver
Bryant Farrell
William Fish
Bridges Freeman
Henry Freeman
Howel Freeman
William Freeman
John Hall
Martin Hall
Jacob Heartsfield
William Hix
William Joiner
Thomas Joones
Thomas Martin
John Martin
Bradley Medlen
Henry Tiler Medlen
Ryan Medlen
Shadrack Melen
John Mullens
John Norries
Isaac Pipen
Johnbanister Pipen
Jacob Powel
Lewis Powel
Kirby Sanders
Thoomas Sanders
Richard Smith
Claten Sowel
William Taunt
Philip Taylor
Isham Weathers
Elias Wren
Moses Wren
Samuel Wrght
 
Captain MilnerĘs District
Ezekieh Abbott
Waddington Abbott
Christopher Babb
Moses Babb
William Babb
James Barrow
John Booals
William Booals
William Brickle
Euus Byrd
Jesse Byrd
John Byrd
Nedum Byrd
John Carr
Joshua Coggain
Demcey Conyears
Elijah Denby
James Denby
Edmond Denson
John Edwards
Eli Eley
Josiah Eley
William Eley
Samuel Fowler
Henry Fulgham
Kemp Goodloe
John Gordin
Richard Haswell
H. Hill
Hinds Hilsman
George Hunt
Henry Hunt
James Hunt
Moses Hunt
Nathaniel Hunt
Thomas Hunt
John Jackson
Councill Jones
Jacob Jones
John King
Jon Massey
Patewills Milner
John Moody
James Moray
Clem Mullins
Thomas Nelms
Eligh Normon
William Pace
Burrell Perry Sr - REFUSED OATH
Daniel Potter
Francis
Rackley
Mills Rackley
Mills Rackley
Dadrick Rackley
Person Rackley
Person Rackley Jr
Charles Raley
Reubin Ransom
Jerrott Ransom
John Simons
John Simons Jr
John Simons Sr
Richard Simons
William Simons
Elijah Stallings
Elis Stallings
Elisha Stallings
Moses Stallings
Moses Stallings
Reubin Stallings
Siler Tasley
John Tiersly
Francis Timberlake
William Timons
Phillip Vinson
James WalkerWilliam Ward
William Yates
 
Mr. Norris District
Goodridge Aldorg
Isaac Alford
Isum Alford
Joohn Alford
John Amooss
Bridges Arendell
Thomy Arendell
James Bradley
Lewis Bradley
William Bradley
Benjamin Brewer
John Brewer
Benjamin Bun
Henry Coats
James Cone
John Cooley
James Ellet
William Ellett
William Ellitt
Francis Felps
John Ferrill
Jesse Freeman
John Freeman
Joseph Freeman
William Freeman
Moses Joiner
Sam Jones
Donald McKinnish
Gibson
Martin
Micajah
Mickelroy
William Moodey
Jesse Norrise
Joohn Norrise
Robert Norrise
Drury Perry
Charles Perry
Charles Pope
Elijah Powel
Lemuel Powel
Fredrick Reaves
William Reeves
John Richards
John Ross
William Sanders
Elleck Thomlinson
Jesse Weathers
Willis Weathers
James Young
John Young
William Young
 
Oaths before Young McLemore
Daniel Barrow
Edmund Bibby
John Blanks
Hardey Brewer
William Chriswick
Ben Cockran
Ransom Davis
Will Donson
Elias Dorsey
Solomon Dorsey
John Dowden
William Elliott
John Estis
John Gee
George Goodwin
James Hester
Robert Hightower
John Howell
Isaac Hunter
Jesse Hunter
Solomon Ingram
John Jones
Samuel Jones
William Kelley
Fredrick Lanier
Jesse Lanier
John Lanier
Thomas Mills
John Myrick
Asa Noaks
Samuel
Phagan
Joshua Pinnell
William Rush
Abraham Smith
Hardy Smith
Stephen Smith
Peter Tatum
Joel Terrell
William Thomas
William Thomas S. Ck. (Sandy Creek)
William Thomas - Shocco
John Tillery
 
Thomas Tillery
Willoughby Tillerby
Jacob Waddell
Sherwood Walker
Joseph Ward
William Weldon
Shurly Whatley
William Wood
William Wordward
 
Before Captain Matthew Thomas
David Bobbitt
Philip Boon
William Boon
Benjamin Booth
Edward Carlie
Francis Carlie
Benjamin Cook
Charles Cook
John Cook
James Collins
James Coppedge
Fredick Davis
Hollowell Denson
Samuel Duke
Eli Eley
Isham Gant
James Gant
Ephriam Gilliam
Marcus Gilliam
Joseph Goswick
Tyre Hedgepeth
Nicholas Hill
Richard Hill
Richard Hill - son of Nicholas
Nathan Inguilsh
John Jackson
William Jackson
Josiah Johnson
John Leonard
William Morriss
William Morse
Arthur Murphy
James Murphy
Morgan Murphy
William Parker
Edward Richardson
William Richardson
Peter Smart
William Stuart
David Vinson - Constible
David Vinson Sr
Drewry Vinson
Thomas Vinson
William VinsonJohn Wood
Benjamin West
Aseum Wester
Benjamin Westray
Daniel Westray
Francis Wills
Britian Wood
James Wood
William Wood
Joshua Yarborugh
Micajah Yarbough
 
Captain WeathersĘ District
Abner Acock
John Acock
Phil Alston
Charles Bartholomew
George Benn
Richard Bennitt
George Bettey
Hudson Blanchet
Thomas Blanchett
Thomas Brewer
 
Shadrrack Bruner
Calep Capps
Francis Capps
Henry Capps
John Capps
Orasha Capps
Sirus Cheek
William Cheek
Solomon Cooper
William Cooper
Buckner Davis
Burwell Davis
Peter Davis
Robert Dean
James Dowlin
Abraham Green Jr
Abraham Green Sr
John Greenjonah Green
James Gregery
Thomas Griggs
Amos Harris
John Harris
Joseph Harris
Moses Harris
Henry Hudson
William Jean
Edmond Kearney
Charles Marshall
Samuel Marshall
Stephen Marshall
William Mattis
James Merritt
Sameul Morris
Jeemiah Neal
Benjamin Person sr
Henry Person
Jesse Person
Samuel Person
William Person
Honorous Poowell
William Powell
Joohn Radford
Burgis Reaves
Jordan Roland
Charles Saintsing
James Sledge
John Thompson
Joohn Tucker Jr
John Tucker Sr
William Tucker
Josuah Turner
John Wethers
Sampson Wiggins
Britian Willeford
James John Williams
 
 
This document also has biographies on Henry Pattillo(1726-1801), James
Ransom (1732-1777), James
Ransom (1742-1810) and Jethro Sumner (1733-1785)
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