1771 Rowan County NC petition requesting a new county be formed in the area because of the large population growth.The list including men on the Dan River, Peter's Creek, the great Creek Doble, and Elk Creek, Snow Creek.Included were Thomas, Abraham, James and Thomas (two listed Helton)
1772 Rowan County NC tax Digest for James Smiths district (now Davidson Co) Beachem Hilton 1 poll
1778 Oct 2, Beachem Halton was listed as a guard at the Salisbury District Gaol in Rowan County NC
1784Rowan County NC tax digest for Capt Fredrick Smiths district (now Davidson Co.) Beachem Halton no land Stated.
1791 Rowan County NC Tax digest for Capt William Millsaps district (Now Davidson Co.) Becham Helton 172, acres of land two white polls.
Aug 22, 1813 Betsey Gorden sold to Thomas Hilton for 300 dollars, 87 acres on linesvilles Creek.Witness Isaac Sweet, Samuel Hilton. (Rowan Co. NC deed book 23 pp173)
Jan 13, 1814 Joseph Hilton of Lincoln County TN sold to Samuel Cooper of Stokes Co. NC 80.5 acres, for 360.00 on Linesvilles Creek adjoining Evan Ellis.It was part of 633 acres conveyed by Joseph and Ann Bryan to John Hilton on Sept 28. 1801 as recorded in deed book 18 pp 76 and it was allotted to this granttor as a legatee ofJohn Hilton, deceased.Witness Samuel Hilton , John Hilton (Rowan Co. deed book 23, pp 188)
Nov. 21, 1815: Henry Rats, Esq. as attorney in fact for Frances Winkler, Peter Winkler, Rinehart Winkler, Henry Clement, John Daney, and Bechim Helton to James Walling for L50, 61 acreson Potts Creek adjoining Conrad Grub.It was 4 lots,lloted to these grantors from the estate of Francis Winler.It was part of 200 acres conveyed by Godfrey Rats to Francis winkler (deed bk 13,pp 307)Witness:Samuel Dusenberry, W. Moore.(Rowan County NC deed book 23, p 611)
Jan 26, 1816: Henry Rats/Ratz, Esq. As attorney in fact for Michael Hanner, and wife Catherine, Frances Winkler, Peter Winkler, Reinhart Winkler, Henry Clement, John Daney and Beechim Hiltonn who were heirs of Francis Winkler, deceased plus Henry Rats wife, Babara Ratz to James Walling, 8 acres which was land allotted by the commissioners as the dowry of Henry Winkler, widow of Francis Winkler.Witness James Dusenberry, w Moore.(Rowan Co. NC db 23 pp 600)
Sept 28, 1801: Joseph and Alce Bryan, sr of Jefferson County KY sold to John Hiltonof Rowan Co. NC 633 acres on Linvilles Creek for L600.Witness Morgan Bryan, Jonathan Bryan, Joseph Bryan Jr. (Rowan County, NC DB 18, pp 176)
1808. John Hilton left his estate, which can be found in the loose estate records of Rowan Co. NC. (NC state archives)
Oct 30 1784, State grant 481 for L 115 specie to Bracham Hilton, 155 acres on Whitakers Branch adjoining Patrick Cole, and Joshua Whitaker.Sold as confiscated property of Henry E McCulloh.(Rowan County, NC deed BK 12, pp117)
Oct. 12, 1790:Daniel Eggors of Wilkes co. NC sold to Beacham Hilton of Rowan Co. NC 100 acres, for L100 specie, adjoining dam Helmsohn, Adam Davis and Johathan Hunt.Being part of a 238 acre state grant to this grantor dates, Nov 4 1784. DB 12, pp136.Witness:Ezekiel Baird, Landrine Eggors, William Beard (Rowan Co. NC db 12 pp 138)
July 15, 1790, Beacham (m) Hilton sold to Adam Harmon Jr. for L200, 155 acres on Whitaker's Branch adjoining #23, Patrick Coyle and Joshua Whitaker; and being State Grant #24 to this grantor on OCt 30, 1784.Witness: W Bodenhamer, John Lopp, Jacob (German Signature) (Rowan Co. NC deed book 12, pp 156)
May 10, 1792:Beachom (x) Helton, planter sold to Francis Winler for L100, 100 acres on Beaverdam Branch, adjoining John Dancie, Adam Helmstudtler, Joseph Smith, ZebulonBaird and the Old Moravian Road;shich is part of a 238 acre state grant to Daniel Eagers dated Dec. 4, 1784, and by him conveyed to this grantor on Oct. 12, 1790, deed book 12, pp 138.Witness: Thomas Carson (another witness signed in German) (Rowan Co. NC deed book 13, pp 319)
Oct 25th, 1786:State grant 1135 at L.50 per 100 acres to James Hilton, 246 acres on hunts fork of abbotts Creek adjoining Samuel Parkes and Richardson Owens(Rowan County,NC Deed bk 11 pp171)
*****Mikes note:there are plenty of these but I dont think they are our group on Hunts Creek.