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John Debord (b. August 30, 1730, d. date unknown)John Debord (son of John Debord and Elizabeth Hutchinson)223 was born August 30, 1730, and died date unknown in Wilkes Co NC.
Notes for John Debord:
From Histories & Genealogies of Old Granville Co NC 1746-1800 by Thomas McAdory Owen 1993 SouthernHistorical Press p 136, "March 8, 1754, John Debordfined 50s/ proc for neglecting to execute a Summons onRobt. Jones and that he be committed until fine ispaid".Next entry on June 5 1754 simply says "Fine remitted"; this entry may refer to John Debord.
From "The State Records of NC Vol 22, compiled & edited byWalter Clark, AMS Press, New York, 1970, page 378.Musterroll of Granville Co NC under command of Col William Eatontaken on 8 Oct 1754 lists a John Debord and also a Roger Thornton, Henry Thorton and John Thornton in the same company
Colonial Granville Co. and Its People Genelogical PublInc. 1973 by Worth S. Ray p 294.Muster of Oct 8, 1754listed John Debord (#129) as being in Captain SugarJone's Company of Colonel William Eaton's Granville Co.Regiment.
Also listed inCapt Sugar Jones Company were John Thornton, Henry Thorton,
William Dickerson, John Wood, William Smith, George Wooten, Daniel Wooten, Atkins Mclemore, Jeremiah, John and James Wooten, Thomas Crab, John Persons, JohnParsons, Richard Parsons and John Debord.
John Debord and John Constable Debord showon 1755tax list for Granville Co NC, per NC Taxpayers.
Granville Co Abstracts of Early Deeds of Granville Co, 1746-1765, C487/8 page 103, June 20, 1758John Lilesto Charles Liles for 20 pds.300 acres of S side ofSandy Creek in Granville Co., at John Martin's corner.wts.John Debord, Aaron Fussell.
From book Miscellaneous Land Office Papers - NC State Archieves p 236:
#2628: John Debord, warrant dated 4 Sep 1758 to Sherwood Haywood to survey 700 acres in Granville Co on the East Side of Linches Creek called Rocs fork joining the sd creek - including Debord's own improvement, entered 30 Apr 1758. signed Fras Corbin.
From book Miscellaneous Land Office Papers - NC State Archieves p 236:
# 2629:JOHN DEBORD plat dated 11 Apr 1760 640 acres in Granville Co
SCC: Jos (or Jas)Darcy, John Person, Thos Person survyor.
From book Miscellaneous Land Office Papers - NC State ARchieves p 236:
# 2630: John Debord warrant dated 22 Dec 1761 to (surveyors name not given) to survey ___ acres in___ County in Lynches Creek joining Thos Jones, including the vacant land between Jones' line and George Debord, including also Debord's own improvement (document is not signed).Back of document reads "Granted 1 Aug 1762".
From book, Lord Granville Grants Patent Book 11 p 24:
1519. pg 350 JOHN DEBORD, 1 Aug 1762, 698 acres in Granville County on both sides of Linches Creek, joining Jone's line and McMillons line. OR: /s/ JOHN DEBORDwit: Jos Long, surveyed 16 Jan 1762SCC: Thomas Smith, John ParsonThomas Person, Surveyor.
Abstracts of Early deeds in Granville Co NC 1746-1765.G-157, p 267, August 1, 1762, Grant to John Debord for692 acres on both sides of Linches Creek at Jones andMcWilliams.Also listed in The Granville District ofNC 1748-1763, Abstracts of Land Grants Vol 2, byMargaret M.Hofmann 1987, entry 1519 p 350,same asabove except adjoining Jones and McMillions.
Jno. Debord on 1762 Tax List for Granville Co in CaptPhil Hawkins District per NC Gen Soc Journal Feb 1987 p29.
Abstracts of Early Deeds of Granville Co., NC 1746-1765,DB F Item 371/372 page 241. May 10 1763, John Debord toSpencer Pendergrass for 5 pds., 100 acres in GranvilleCo., wts: Thomas Fussell, John Person.
Abstract of Early Deeds of Granville Co NC 1746-1765Deed Book F, item 340/341.June 28, 1763, AmbroseDudley to Christopher Strother for 10 pds. 350 acres onThomas Jone's line at Debord's line so as to include land on east side of road belonging to land wheronAmbrose Dudley lives. Wt Robert Black, WilliamsonLiles, William Greed.
Note Bute Co NC was formed from Granville Co on 10 Jun 1764.Warren was formed from Bute.
From book Warren Co NC Abstracts of Deed Book 2 p 110:
DB 2, page 277, 7 Jan 1768. John Debord of OrangeCo., to Ezekiel Fuller, of Granville Co., 15pds.Procl. money for 140 A in Bute Co., on Linches
Creek, part of an Earl Granville grant 7 Jan 1768(sic).Wit: Samuel Fuller, John Person. Proved bySamuel Fuller, Bute Aug Court 1769, Ben McCulloch,C. C., Reg: 2 Jan 1770 by William Johnson, P. R.
From book Warren Co NC Abstracts of Ded Book 2
DB 2, page 131, 15 Feb 1769. Osborn Jeffreys, Sheriff, to Thomas Bell, both of Bute Co., 35 pds. Procl. money, highest bid at sale held 1 Feb 1765, for 237 A. 1 Feb 1765, for 237 A. on LinchesCreek & Eaves Mill Creek, a little above the mill, inGranville Co., now Bute Co., adj. Thomas, Person, &
Harding, the property of William Eaves and sold by Order of Granville Co. Court 17 Nov 1764, to recoverdebt owed Thomas Bell by William Eaves, John Debord & Thomas Beckham.Execution was taken on the land on 10 December, by Phillip Pryor, then acting as Sheriff ofGranville Co. Wit: James Milles, Thomas Person, Thomas Cook. Ack: by Osborn Jeffreys, Sheriff of Bute Co.,Bute Feb Court 1769, Ben McCulloch, C. C., Reg 8 April1769, by William Johnson, P. R.
From book Warren CoNC Abstracts of Deed Book 2 p 114:
DB-2 page 328. 14 Mar 1769. John Debord toJohn Burford, both of Bute Co., 15 pds. Va money for 160 A.in Bute Co, down the branch & to the creek.Wit: William Ball, John Person. Proved by John Person,Bute Nov Court 1769, Ben Mcculloch, c. C. Reg: 6 Feb1770, by William Johnson, P. R. Marginal notation:Deld.to Jno.Thornton, 6th Feby. 1770
From book Warren Co NC Abstracts of Deed Book 3 p 124:
DB 3, page 95. 15 March 1769. John Debord ofOrange Co., to John Crabb, of Bute Co., 7 pds. Va moneyfor 100 A. in Bute Co. on Linches Creek to WilliamBalls Spring Branch, adj. Spencer Pendergrass. Wit:William Ball, John Person.Ack: by John Debord, ButeAugust Court 1770, Ben McCulloch, C. C. Reg: 19 Jan1771, by William Johnson, P. R.
From book Bute Co NC Court minutes p 52:
9 Aug 1769, A deed of bargain and sale from John Debord to Ezekiel Fuller proved bythe oath of Samuel Fuller a Witness thereto, and on
motion the same is ordered to be registered.
Note by HLD: This is the 140 acres that John Debord sold to Ezekiel Fuller on 7 Jan 1768 (Warren DB 2 p 277)
From Book Warren Co NC Abstracts of Deed Book 4 p 166:
DB-4 page 46, 17 August 1769. John Debord toWilliam Ball, both of Bute Co. 5 pds Va money for 75 acres in Bute Co. on Linches Creek, at sd WilliamBalls Spring Branch.Wit: Richard Jones, John Person.Proved by John Person, Bute Nov Court 1773 (sic), BenMcCulloch, C. C., Reg 30 Jan 1773, Jas. Johnson P. R.
From book Bute County NC Court Minutes p 60:
15 Nov 1769,A Deed from JohnDebord to John Burford proved by the oath of JohnPerson & on motion the same is ordered to beregistered.
Note by HLD: This is the same 160 acres that John Debord sold to John Burford on 14 Mar 1769(Warren Co DB 2 p 328).
From book Bute County NC Court Minutes p 81:
14 Aug 1770, John Debord acknowledged a deed to John Crabb and on motion the same is ordered to be registered.
Note by HLD: This is the same 100 A that John Debord sold to John Crabb on 15 Mar 1769 ( Warren Co DB 3 p 95)
From book Bute County NC Court Minutes p 152:
11 Nov 1772. A deed from JohnDebord To William Ball proved by the oath of JohnPerson a Witness thereto and on motion the same is ordered to be registered.
Note by HLD: This 75 acres is recorded in Warren Co deeds on 17 Aug 1769 (Warren Co DB 4 p 46)
From book Warren Co NC Abstract of Deed Book 5 p 190:
DB-5 page 112. 15 Aug 1774.John Debord, of Orrange Co., to Herbert (Herbird, Harbird) Hight, of ButeCo. 42 pds. Va money for 125 A. in Bute Co on LinchesCreek & John Wrights Spring Branch, adj David Williams,excepting 12 ft square for buring place. Wit. DavidWilliams, John Hight.Proved by David Williams, ButeNovember Court 1774, Ben McCulloch, C. C., Reg: 11 March 1775, by James Johnson, P. R.
Note by HLD: This appears to be the last parcel of the original grant of 698 Aon Lynches Creek made to John Debord on 1 Aug 1762.
From book Bute County NC Court Minutes p 188:
9 November 1774.A deed from David Debord to HarberdHight was proved by the oat of David Williams a witness thereto & on motion the Same is ordered to be Registered.
Note by HLD: David Debord and John Debord are probably the same person as this transaction is almost certainly the same transaction as the 125 acres sold by John Debordto Herbert Highton 15 Aug 1774 in Warren Co (Warren Co DB 5 p 112).
From Early Records of NC Vol 1 Probates,Administrations Inventories 1753-1790 From the Secretaryof State Papers, abstracted by Dr Stephen C. Bradley Jr 1992, Under Caswell Co NC, Samuel Bumpass account for 1776 and 1777, debts due to or from: about 40 people...)includes John Deboard.
Abstracts of Land Entries Bute 1778-79, Franklin 1779- 81 and Warren 1779-91 by Dr A. B. Previtt 1992 Item 7716 Mar 1778 William Ball enteres 500 a in Bute Co on waters of Evans Mill Cr and Linches Cr border ThomasPerson, Oliver, Samuel Fuller, John Stone, and bothsides of Simms Rd and Bells issued 14 Jun 1785 in name of John Debord.
From book Bute Count Land Entries page 86:
Item 77James MeroneyCaveat, 11 June 1778, Issd, 14 July 1785 in the name ofJno Debord?William Ball enters 500 A on waters ofEvan's Mill creek and Linches Creek adj. lines ofThomas Person?, Olivers, Saml Fullers & John Stone onboth sides of Simms Road & Bells Road.. James Smith'sline, William Smith's line, Aaron Overton's Line andRoger Jones' line... made by virtue of Improvements made by Robert Ham and Jno Lewis., signed William Ball.
Bute Co land entries, p 103,item 240 W Issued 6 Nov 1778.Roger Jones enters 700 A on waters of LinchesCreek beg. at a corner in Harbert Hights line ...Col.Hawkins line & adj. lines of Thos. Cook, Augustin Willis, his own, and Jno. Hight as formerly surveyedfor Geo.Deboard, 7 July 1778,signed Roger Jones.Note:John Debord had sold land in 1774 to HerbertHight.
NOTE:Franklin County was formed on Jan 29, 1779 from Bute Co.Warren County was formed from Bute Co., on 14Apr 1779.The above deeds in Warren Co before 1779 must have been in theportion of Bute Co that later became Warren Co.
From book Abstracts of Franklin County Deeds Deed Book 1 p 16:
#103, p 103: John Crabb of Franklin to Harbird Hite of same,? 20, 1780 for 500 pds, a tract of 100 acres on the bank of Linches Creek adjoining Spencer Pendergrass and William Huckaby's spring branch, it being part of a tract of land taken up by John Debord.Wit John Hite and Nathaniel Jarratt.
Halifax District NC Superior Court of Law & Equity 1785-1805, p 68. Richard Hight had purchased land thenin Bute Co from John Deboard for 42 pds 10 shillingsetc.Looks like some kind of land dispute.
Franklin County June 1788 ?Court p 782 "Ordered that Joh Deboard be exempt from paying a poll tax in future". Note: John Debord would have been 58 years old.
From book Abstracts of Franklin County Deeds Deed Book 7 p 142:
DB 7, #1002, p 65,John Deboard of Franklin Co. to Aaron Overton of same,March 2, 1790, for 20 pds. a tract of 150 acres adjoining Overton, Smith and Stone.Wit: NathanielJarratt, Roger Jones.
From book Abstracts of Franklin County Deeds Deed Book 7 p 139:
DB 7 #968 page 31, John Debord of Franklin Co. to James Deboard, of same, June 24, 1790, for 50 pds.specie a tract of 174 acres adj Overton, Fuller, andTaylor, it being part of a tract of land belonging toJohn Debord.Wit: John Young, Samuel Young.
From book Abstracts of Franklin County DeedsDeed Book 7 p 148:
DB 7 # 1054, page 117, John Deboard ofFranklin Co., to Jamin Johnson of same, Sept 28, 1790,for 10 pds current money a tract of 40 acres adj Guth..?.Wit: William Jones.
Note by HLD:This is the lastrecord I have of John in the Granville/ Franklin area. The later land deeds in Franklin Co NCinvolvingJohn Debord were proved by oath of someone else.
1790 Surry NC census p 518:John Debord3 m > 16,6 m
Franklin Co NC Dec 1790 Court p 258, "A deed from John Deboard to James Deboard was proved by oath of Samuel Young"
Franklin Co NC March 1791 court, "A deed from John Deboard to Aaron Overton was proved by oath of Roger Jones"
Franklin Co NC June 1791 Court p 451, Deed from John Deboard to Benj. Johnson proved by oath of William Jones.
1791 Surry Co NCTax List John Deboards 200A no poll
1792 Surry Co NC Tax ListJohn Deboard 200A no poll
1793 Surry Co NC Tax list John Deboard 100A no poll
1794 Surry Co NC Tax List John Deboard Sr 100A no poll
1795 Surry Co NC Tax list John Debord 100A no poll
From Surry Co Nc Court of Pleas nad Quarter Sessions, 15 May 1795, James Deboard, John Deboard and others to lay our road.
1796 Surry Co NC Tax list John Debord Sr 100 A no poll
1797 Surry Co NC Tax List John Debord 100A no poll
1798 Surry Co NC Tax List John Deboard Sr 200A no poll
1799 Surry Co NC Tax List John Debord 200A no poll
1800 Surry Co NC TAx List John Debord Sr 100 A no poll
1810 Wilkes NC census John Deboard p 280 microfiche p 893;1 male 16 to 26
1 male > 45, 1 female > 45
More About John Debord and <Unnamed>:
Children of John Debord are:
- +James Debord, b. Abt. 1755, NC, d. 1829, Pulaski, KY.