Norman Matheson

Norman Matheson

Male Abt 1768 - 1846  (~ 78 years)

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  • Name Norman Matheson 
    Born Abt 1768  Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 1846 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Old Scotch Graveyard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1787, Sep 3 -- Land Grant #256, Moore County, NC
      Neil Matheson received 50 acres located on Dry Creek adjoining Nicolas Newton and his own line. Hector McLean and Normand Matheson were chain carriers.

      1790, Feb 16 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 257
      Ordered that Robert Pattison be appointed overseer in place of Nich. Newton and have the following hands to work: Wm. Dunn, Bar. Dunn, Nathl. Melton, Norman Matheson, Murdock McLeod, Hector McLean, Thos. Kee, Moses Kee, Wm. Kee, Alex Morrison, Jno. McAulay, Wm. Newton, Mur. McAulay, Ezk. Dun, Hector McLean, Thomas Graham and John Bethune.

      1791, Dec 12 -- Land Grant #920, Moore County, NC
      Hector McLean received 100 acres located on the waters of Horse Creek adjoining his own line, William Smith, Newton and the Sandhill Place. Norman Matheson and Hector McLean were chain carriers.

      1792, Mar 6 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #429 Norman Mattison entered 50 acres on Horse Creek adjoining his own line.

      1792, Aug 8 -- Land Grant #460, Moore County, NC
      Hector McNeill received 50 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek. John Hargrove and Norman Matheson were chain carriers.

      1793, Jan 3 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #542 Norman Mathison entered 50 acres on Horse Creek adjoining the Sandhill Place.

      1793, Dec-Jan 1794 -- General Assembly Session Records, Box 3
      Normand Matheson signed a petition to form Alfordstown as County Seat for Moore County, NC. [Editor's Note: the petition failed. In 1796 the NC General Assembly established Carthage as the county seat. In 1806, it was changed to Faginsville to honor Richardson Fagin. The name was changed back to Carthage in 1814]

      1794, Nov 28 -- Land Grant #855, Moore County, NC
      Norman Matheson received 50 acres located on Horse Creek adjoining Nicholas Newton and the Sandhill Place. Neal Matheson and Donald Buchanan were chain carriers.

      1794, Nov 28 -- Land Grant #857, Moore County, NC
      Norman Matheson received 50 acres located south of Deep River adjoining Neal Matheson. Neal Matheson and Donald Buchanan were chain carriers.

      1797, Jul 28 -- Land Grant #856, Moore County, NC
      Neal Matheson received 100 acres located on both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line and Hector McNeill. Norman Matheson and Donald Buchanan were chain carriers.

      1799, Mar 7 -- Land Grant #0139, Moore County, NC
      Normand Matheson received 20 acres located on Horse Creek adjoining Neal Matheson, Murdoch McLeod, his own line, Hector McNeill and Meloney Newton. Normand McLeod and Neil Matheson were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1802, Sep 21 -- Land Grant #1938, Moore County, NC
      Normand Matheson received 50 acres located on Buffalo Creek adjoining Hector McNeil, his own line and Murdo. McLeod. Donald Munroe and Neil Matheson were chain carriers.

      1803, Sep 21 -- Land Grant #1905, Moore County, NC
      Neil Matheson received 50 acres located east of Dry Creek adjoining Melony Newton and his own line. Donald Munroe and Norman Matheson were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 614
      Norman Mathewson
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 2F
      1 Slave

      1811, Feb-Dec [undated estimate] -- Will Book A Page 327, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Neill Mathewson, Dec'd. by Administrator Normon Mathewson. Items purchased by the following: Murdoch Martin, Christian Mathewson, Norman Mathewson, Malcolm Mathewson, Hector McLain, Norman McLeod, Alexr. McIntosh, James Lakey, Everit Wallis, Benj. Caddell, John Cagle, Alexr. McLeod Senr., John McSween, John Sowell, Neill McLeod Senr., Kenneth McCaskill, Stephen Richardson, Neill Morriosn, Roderick Murchison, Bradley Garner, Murdock McAulay, Neill McIntosh, Neill McLeod, Duncan McIntosh, Alexr. McLeod Senr., Murdoch McDaniel, John McDonald, George Hunsucker, Wm. Barrott, George Graham and Samuel Barringtine. [Editor's Note: No date given on actual Inventory but the date was estimated using known date of death Feb 1811.]

      1812, Mar 24 -- Land Grant #2248, Moore County, NC
      Angush Morrison received 155 acres located on Dry Creek adjoining Neil Matheson, Murdock Matheson, Malcolm Morrison, Daniel Gillis, Brown, McLeod, Thomas Graham, Joseph Cole and Paterson. Hector McLean and Norman Matheson were chain carriers.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Normond Mathewson listed 100 acres valued at $50, 100 acres valued at $75, 100 acres valued at $25, 50 acres valued at $10 and 250 acres valued at $200

      1815, Oct 15 -- Land Grant #2257, Moore County, NC
      Normand Matheson received a 100 acre Land Grant located on Willow and Long Meadows adjoining his own [formerly Carrel]. James Hains and Jeremiah Williams were chain carriers.

      1815, Oct 25 -- Land Grant #2255, Moore County, NC
      James Hains received a 100 acre Land Grant located Southeast of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line, James Dunlap, Leonard Furr Sr.'s 50 acres now known as the Moore Place. Normand Matheson and Jeremiah Williams were chain carriers.

      1816, Oct 4 -- Land Grant #2284, Moore County, NC
      James Haines received a 50 acre Land Grant located South of Buffalo Creek adjoining his own line. James Hains and Normand Matheson were chain carriers.

      1816, Oct 25 -- Land Grant #2278, Moore County, NC
      James Melton received 200 acres located on Long Meadow Branch adjoining Normand Matheson, Williams, and own line. Normand Matheson and Solomon Brewer were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Normond Mathewson listed 350 acres valued at $180

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 310
      Normon Matheson
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1M 2F
      (0-10) 2M 1F
      Slave
      (14-26) 1M

      1823, Aug 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 11
      Deed from James Autray to Norman Matheson was proven by Murdock McKinzie

      1824, Aug 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 42
      Ordered that Murdoch Martin, Angus McKinnon and John Paterson Esq. be appointed to settle with Norman Mathewson, admr. of Malcom Mathewson, Dec'd.

      1824, Aug 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 46
      John Paterson, Norman Mathewson and Jesse Brown appointed to settle with Angus McKinnon Administrator of Estate of Wm. Dunn, Dec'd.

      1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 59
      The committees appointed to settle with the following returned their reports: Norman Mathewson as administrator of Malcolm Mathewson Dec'd.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 448
      Norman Mathewson
      (70-80) 1F
      (60-70) 1M
      (50-60) 1F
      (30-40) 1M
      (20-30) 2F
      (15-20) 2M 1F
      (10-15) 1M
      Slaves
      (24-36) 1F
      (10-24) 2M 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1840 -- Census, Moore County Page 171
      Norman Matthison
      (80-90) 1F
      (70-80) 1M
      (60-70) 1F
      (20-30) 1M 2F
      Slaves
      (36-55) 2F
      (10-24) 1M
      (0-10) 2M 2F
    Person ID I07075  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 30 May 2021 

    Family Isabella McLeod,   b. 1774, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Feb 1856  (Age 82 years)  [1
    Children 
     1. Ann Matheson
     2. John Matheson
     3. Nancy Matheson
    +4. Christian Matheson,   b. 1808,   d. Apr 1880  (Age 72 years)
     5. Catherine Matheson,   b. Jan 1810,   d. 8 Jul 1851, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
     6. Neill Matheson,   b. 30 Jul 1811
     7. Kenneth Matheson,   b. 15 Jan 1815,   d. 5 Feb 1897, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2013 
    Family ID F2296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1768 - Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Norman Matheson
    Norman Matheson

    Histories
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.
    1787 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Mathews
    1787 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Mathews
    1787, Dec 16 Petition, Nov 1787-Dec 1787 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for reinstatement of Colonel Thomas Mathews as a Justice of the Peace. Mathews was removed by the General Assembly based on false and accusations made by Duncan Campbell. Signers: [selected signers] Wm. Seale JP, Thomas Graham, Neil McLeod, Reuben Shields, Jno., Jackson, Richardson Feagin, Corn. Dowd, John Blanchett, Patrick Dowd, William Martin, W. Barrett, Jac. Caddell, John Dunlap, Samuel Elkins, Stephen Collins, Thomas Collins Junr., Wm. Seal, Jesse Muse, John Bethune Murdo Bethune, Allan Morison, George Graham, Robert Grimes, Robert Graham, Jno. McLeod, Bartholomew Dunn, William Newton, Nicolas Newton, Neil Matheson, Normand Matheson, Nathaniel Melton, Nicolas Newton and William Smith. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected]
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1329] Chronicles and Records of Bensalem Church, Eagle Springs, Moore County, NC.