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John Willcockson (b. 1720, d. 1810)John Willcockson (son of George Willcockson and Elizabeth Powell) was born 1720 in Wales, and died 1810.He married Sarah Boone on May 29, 1742 in Probably Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, daughter of Squire Boone and Sarah Morgan.
Notes for John Willcockson:
Built a log house inMocksville, Davie, North Carolina, which still stands. The home is southwest of Mocksville, North Caroliha, to the left off of highway 601-overlooking Bear Creek. 640 acres on both sides of Bear Creek next to Bentley & Thomas Maxfield. 500 acres on Bear Creek next to Benjamin Gaither
1759, Rowan County, North Carolina Tax List (Source: Rowan County Tax List.)
1761, Rowan County, North Carolina Tax List-By Caleb Osborn
1768, RowanCounty, North Carolina-Morgan Bryan's List
1771, Member Of The Assembly (Source: Burke's "The Landed Gentry", 2974.)
More About John Willcockson:
Census: 1759, Rowan County, North Carolina.
Moved 1: May 1750, Rowan County, North Carolina.
Moved 2: Bef. 1782, Kentucky.18
Occupation: January 15, 1760, Constable/North Carolina.
Property: October 10, 1783, Land on Bear Creek, Rowan County, North Carolina.
More About John Willcockson and Sarah Boone:
Marriage: May 29, 1742, Probably Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Marriage Notes for John Willcockson and Sarah Boone:
May 29, 1742, married out of unity with Friends, (1st offence of this kind). Friends appointed to speak to the father, Squire Boone.
Children of John Willcockson and Sarah Boone are:
- +Sarah Wilcoxson, b. Bet. 1743 - 1759, Rowan County, North Carolina, d. date unknown.