Sherwood Wright

Male 1779 - 1823  (44 years)


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  • Name Sherwood Wright 
    Born 1779 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1823 
    Notes 
    • 1814, Feb 1 -- Will Book B Page 27, Moore County, NC
      Will of William Wright Sr., Dec'd. Heirs: wife Elisabeth, sons Joseph, Uriah, William, James and Sharod [100 acres where I now live called the old hundred], daughters Zilpha Suggs, Mary Williams, Nancy Presnall, Elisabeth Allen, Lida Shamburgor and Cealy Wards. Executors: sons Sharod Wright and William Wright. Witnesses: Burrell Deton and Edmond Holland. Proven by Edmond Hollen and Sherod Wright in May 1822.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Sherwood Right listed 135 acres valued at $67.50, 60 acres at $30, 15 acres valued at $50 and 25 acres valued at $12.50

      1815, Apr 4-Nov 10 -- Civil Actions, Randolph County, NC Box 20
      James Lathem and William Lathem sued Samuel Allen, Polly Dunning, Jenny Dunning, Elizabeth Wright (wife of William Wright) and Elizabeth Wright (wife of Sherwood Wright) for assaulting William Lathem. Bond of Sherwood Wright, William Wright and Elizabeth Wright secured by Mark Wade and Eli Callicott in Moore County Sep 8, 1815.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Sherwood Wright listed 385 acres valued at $400

      1823 -- Record of Estates Book B Page 90-91, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Sherwood Wright Dec'd. by Administrator Levy Deaton. Notes due on the following: John Sheffield, Asa McLenden, Wilson Chalmers, Allen McLean, Daniel McLean, Everet Sheffield, Medford Owens, Edmond Hollan, Alexr. Plummer, John Freeman, Thos. Kees, Everet Smith, William Williams, Danl. McRummen, Ryland R. Miller, George Kees, Danl. McIver, John Arnet and Thomas McNeill.

      1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 56-57
      Elizabeth Wright, widow and relict of Sherwood Wright Dec'd. renounced her right of administration of the estate and recommended Levy Deaton as administrator. Deaton appointed with John Paterson and Alexr. Morison as securities. Neill Morrison Esq., Peter Shamburger, Donal McDonald (SC) and Joseph Allen appointed to lay off a year's provision for widow and family.

      Guardian Account records list children of Sherwood Wright:
      Mary Wright b. Aug 8, 1813
      Levi Wright b. Oct 27, 1815
      Wm. Wright
      Elizabeth Wright
      Celia Wright
    Person ID I04160  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2021 

    DNA Tests  14 DNA tests are associated with Sherwood Wright 

    Father William Wright,   b. 1736,   d. Bef May 1822  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Furr,   b. c1740 
    Family ID F1396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Deaton,   b. 1794,   d. Aft 1860  (Age > 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Celia Wright
    +2. Mary Wright,   b. 8 Aug 1813,   d. 9 Oct 1885  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Levi Wright,   b. 27 Oct 1815,   d. 20 Jul 1888  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Wright,   b. 1817
    +5. William Wright,   b. 1820,   d. 1895  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F2774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1822 Will Book B Page 27 - Will of William Wright
    1822 Will Book B Page 27 - Will of William Wright
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3213 - William Wright
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3213 - William Wright

    Histories
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Earliest complete tax list for Moore County. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptrollers Papers, Box 6. Moore County]
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Tax List for District #1 and District #2. While the exact date is uncertain based on a comparison of several landowners it is estimated to have been taken between 1818-1823. This was handed down by the family of Richard Street, tax assessor. during the time period. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the Moore County Library.