1748-9Anson County was formed in 1748 or 1749 from Bladen County. At its formation it included
a vast territory, having as its northern border the Virginia line until the formation of Rowan
County in 1753, having no western boundary until the formation of Mecklenburg County,
February 1, 1763, and having an indeterminate southern boundary until the survey of the South
Carolina line, September 24, 1764. ........before surveys Anson county included all or parts of the
South Carolina counties of Marlboro, Chesterfield, Lancaster, York, Chester, Cherokee, Union,
partanburg, Greenville, Laurens, and Newberry."Anson Co, NC was once huge. It goes thru
numerous divisions and new county namescrop up (Anson, Mecklenburg, Tryon, Lincoln,
Rutherford . . . and much later Gaston iscreated from Lincoln and Cleveland from Rutherford.
1749- James and wife Jannet of St. Martin's Par. Albermarle Co Va deeded 400 acres of land for 80
lb to John Rodes.
1752 Jul. 16 James granted land Anson Co. NC ( Later Meck. NC)
1752- May 9 Anson County:James ArmorFile No. 2138(367): Gr. No. 88Bk, 16, p 23 (2,125)
Plat Surved for James Armour 300 A on fork of Allisons Creek.... Adj.William DickeysSaml
Young(Surv.)(No. CB)Iss 27 March 1755.Genealogical Recores: Early North Carolina Settlers
1753-Apr. 6 Land Grant- Later deed has his son James selling to Andrew and re-selling with wife
Jennet 23 Aug 1767. (Another part sold 1755- see below)
1753-May 9 Land Deed 1:Anson Co, N.C. Fle No 2138 (367) Gr. No. 88 Bk 16 P. 23 300 A. See
Note:6 Land Deed 2: 1767, ****McCullock John File No 1633 (921)Gr no 157: Bk 18, P. 373
(17,418)Warrant:Unto John McCulloh, 200 A on waters of Allisons Creek24 OCt 1765Wm
Tryojn PlatSurveyed for John Mcculloh in Allisons and Beaver dam Creek on a branch called Camp
1754 Dec. 9 James Armor bought land (Anson) later sold by son Andrew Meck.NC
1754-1764 Jan. 14 PP 714-716 Lucas Some Ga County Records Vol II Andrew to James Robinson
of samefor 20 lb. land on both sides of Camp Creek, part of the waters of the Cataba on the
E.side of sd river 400 acres granted to John Arnolpender & Wm. ALdrey 6 Mar 1765 conveyed
toJames Armour 9 Dec 1754, Wut Ribt NcCkeacgabmHanes Armour, wit Robt McClenachan,
James Armour, Wm. Merryhill
1755-Anson Co. NC John Bucannon witness to deed made by James & Jennett Armor. (Mecklinburg
formed from Anson 1762) (per John Buchannon email@example.com on GenForum, from
enry Buchanon.Bill Bray firstname.lastname@example.orgHenry Buchanan Buchanan@iname.com
1755-9 & 10 Aug- Anson Co. pp 378-381:
James Armor & Janet his wife of Anson Co., to John Miller of same, planter, (lease s5,
release #60 Va.money 315 acres adj. John Price's corner granted to James Armour by L & R
16 & 17 Jul. 1753 Book B,N 2 pp 283-284 James Armor (seal) Janet Armor (Seal) Wit. Jno
Davies, Saml. Wilson, Benjamin Hardin.
1755 Aug. 24 James Armour got land Meckl. later sold twice by 1769.
1756 Jul. 28 Anson Co. NC James Armor JA Jannet Little, and Jno Cathey obtain admin. bond for
estate of Jno LittleANSON CO NC WILLS & ESTATES 1749-1795 p 17
1757 - recorded 20 Mar 1758 PP 402-403: James Picket, of Anson Co. to James Robinson,
planter, in 1757 Suit was rendered in Supream Court of Salisbury against James Armor at suit
of Thomas Armor of Kingdom of Ireland for b39 s19 d 8 proc. money..land on both sides of
Camp Creek, waters of Catabo, 400A---Jas. Picket (Seal) Wit: Will Cumming, Robt. McClenachan
Anson Co. NC deed abstracts Vol 1 1749-1757
---- COLONIAL SOLDIERS OF THE SOUTH 1732-1774 Andrew armour #8 Pvt.James Armour both
in Capt. Thomas Neel's Co. of Militia, Mecklinburg CO NC
1762-James was dead..see record of son John apprentice.
****McCullock John File No 1633 (921)Gr no 157: Bk 18, P. 373(17,418)Warrant:Unto John
McCulloh, 200 A on waters of Allisons Creek24 OCt 1765Wm Tryojn PlatSurveyed for John
Mcculloh in Allisons and Beaver dam Creek on a branch called Camp Run including James Armours
Improvements.... 23 Mar 1767Peter Johnston, Surv.Andrew Armour, James Davis, CB Iss 25
Apr 1767...( This must be the right James Armour...)From Genealogical Records:Early North
Carolina Settlers1700=1900s North Carolina Land Grants in South Carolina, Grants Issued from
Mecklenburg County Page 85.
1765-1764 Jan. 14 PP 714-716 Lucas Some Ga County Records Vol II Andrew to James Robinson of
samefor 20 lb. land on both sides of Camp Creek, part of the waters of the Cataba on the
E.sideof sd river 400 acres granted to John Arnolpender & Wm. Aldrey 6 Mar 1765 conveyed
to James Armour 9 Dec 1754, Wut Ribt NcCkeacgabmHanes Armour, wit Robt McClenachan,
James Armour, Wm. Merryhill
1805-A William Armor was living in Little River Wilkes Co Ga 1785...A Josephin Jackson Lottery
See notes on Andrew about testimony of descendant Wm. Rush Armour.
In 1807 Mary Armor in Wilkinson got Greene. James also in Wilkinson gotGreene.
Prodigy note Jun 1 97 from Michael VanBaaren QTLA71A says this is not his
family, but he did some research and name in Ireland 90% in County Antrimand County Down. Smaller group in County Derry.
James and Andrew owned a ferry and mill on the Catawba River near Crowders Mountain (old Indian Trail area) according to 1989 letter from Lucy...
Mrs. James R. Gudger of Davidson NC Box 57.Later they owned and sold land further north on the Catawba near Allison's Creek..and Allison's Ferry near the Hope well Community. Allison's still live in that area.
Probably kin somehow... 1850 Mortality ScheduleMartha Armor 25 F Ga Oct. and Martha A. Armor 28 F Ga. Sep