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Hillery Cason

Male 1737 - 1814  (77 years)


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  • Name Hillery Cason  [1, 2
    Born 1737  Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1814  Screven, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3743  tng Genealogy

    Father William Cason, Sr,   b. Abt 1695, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Cannon,   b. Abt 1700, Bath, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1758, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1721  Bath, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Barrow Ormond,   b. 1739, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Bryan, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1762  Prince William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Gabriel Cason,   b. 1764, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    +2. Dennis Cason,   b. 1770, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, Independence, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     3. Wyriott Cason,   b. 1776, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    +4. Frederick Cason,   b. 1777, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Waycross, Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     5. Hillery Cason,   b. 1780, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Independence, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    +6. Jane Cason,   b. 1781, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Bryan, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
    +7. Willis Cason,   b. 1786, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1849, Hamilton, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    +8. Willoughby Cason,   b. 1789, Pitt, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1856, Charlton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     9. Henry Cason,   b. 1792, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Family ID F1575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1737 - Beaufort, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1762 - Prince William, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1814 - Screven, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ___Apr 1766 John James deeded 71 A to Henry Couper for 20 Pounds . Witness was Hillery Cason.

      Deed Book C p. 333 1 July 1771 Hillery Cason deeded 100A for 41 Pounds to John Hennington . Former owners: George Cannon, James Cason (Pat. 1761). Witness: John Cason, Jonathan Hininton.

      Deed Book F - p. 192 15 Mar 1775 Hillery Cason (1758) deeded to Lemuel James 200 A for 100 Pounds. Former owner: William Cason (1740) who made Deed of Gift to Hillery Cason. witness: John Jordan

      Deed Book F p. - 289 15 Mar 1775 Samuel James deeded to Hillery Cason 128 A for 100 Pounds. Former owner : William Stafford (Pat.1740)

      Deed Book F p. 408 21 Apr 1777 Hillery Cason deeded to Eleazar Cherry 6 A for 7 Pounds +.

      Deed Book F - p. 210 21 Oct. 1782 Hillery Cason was granted 200 A. Mentions: John Jones

      Grant Book G - p. 207 from Index and Abstracts of Deeds of Record of Pitt County, North Carolina, Vol. 1 (1765-1785) 6 Sept 1775 Solomon Whichard deeded to Robert Lanier Daniel 200 A. for 90 pounds. Witnesses: Hilley Cason, Henry James.

      Deed Book I, p.8 13 Sept 1785 Hillery Cason (1782) deeded to James Langley 120 A for 20 Pounds. Witnesses:Jacob Little, Gabrel Cason.

      Deed Book L p. 9. 6 Jun 1781 Lemuel Janes deeded to Matthew James, son, 310 A for love and affection. Former owners: William Cason (1748), Hillery Cason, Henry Cason. Witnesses: John Moye, William James.

      Deed book M, p. 439. 9 Nov 1791 James Langley deeded to Solomon Patrick 50 A for 70 Pounds. Former owner: William Kinsaul (G-1782). witnesses: John Jones, Hillery Cason.

      Deed Book M, p. 571. 10 Nov 1791 Hillery Cason deeded to James Langley 200 A for 200 Pounds. Adj: James Barrow, Eleazer Cherry. Wit: Jonathan Albriton, William Albriton.

      Deed book m, p. 493. 29 Sept. 1794 William james deeded 100 A to Simon Keel for $500. Adj: Matthew James. Former owners: Hillery Cason, John Eason [Cason?] (G-1782). Witnesses: John Jordan, Jr., Joshea James.

      Deed book N, p.514. from Index and Abstracts of Deeds of Record of Pitt County, North Carolina, Vol. 2 (1782-1801)
      "David Chesnut 2 Mar 1775 120 acres in Duplin on the W side of the Six runs and on the S side of the Beaver dam Swamp on the head of the reedy branch, joining Hillery Cason, Jacob Chesnut, a small branch, a pond, and John Roberts dec'd." (Is this the same Hillery Cason? He would have been about 38.) from Colony of North Carolina:Abstracts of Land Patents, 1765-1775. Margaret Hoffman: # 7352 p. 32
      1793 Moved to Screven Co. Ga from Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol 7, p.79

      from http://www.migrations.org/individual.php3?record=32581

      Name Lifespan Where Born
      Hillery CASON 1737-1809 Beaufort, North Carolina
      Additional Notes Migration Steps
      Hillery Cason was born in the Part of Beaufort County, North carolina which became Pitt County in 1761, the son of William and Jane Cannon Cason. He lived in the part of Effingham County. Georgia which became Screven County in 1793 and moved in the last year of his life to Jefferson County, Georgia. He was a revolutionary War Soldier in North Carolina. His wife was named Sarah, maiden name not proven, although there are theories, and they had at least 11 children.
      Migration Steps
      to Effingham, Georgia in 1792
      to Jefferson, Georgia in 1809

      Researcher: Edwin L. Williams
      Susan Caison Sharp

  • Sources 
    1. [S238] Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia, Vol. 7, Folks Huxford, (Name: 1975;), Page 79.

    2. [S376] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Database online. Source number: 4693.013; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: .
      Record for Hillary Cason