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Sargent, William

Male - 1768

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  • Name Sargent, William  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 31279 
    Death 1768  [1, 2
    Person ID I30649  Caswell County
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2024 

    Family Living 
    +1. Living
    +2. Sargent, Joseph   d. Abt 1784  [Father: natural]  [Mother: natural]
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    +6. Sargent, Stephen,   b. 1732   d. 1815 (Age 83 years)  [Father: natural]  [Mother: natural]
    +7. Sargent, James,   b. Abt 1751, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Franklin County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]  [Mother: natural]
    Family ID F12161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
    • William Sargent

      Military records show that William Sargent was one of the men who attended upon an alarm at Wilmington, North Carolina, September 4, 1748. In 1754, William Sargent received two land grants from the Earl of Granville, John Carteret. Family tradition is that the wife of William Sargent was Sarah Lea, sister to James Lea.

      Source: The Heritage of Person County, Volume I, Madeline Hall Eaker, Editor (1981) at 294 (Article #603 "Thomas Lipscomb Family" by Ruth Wigfield Phillip).

      He often is referred to as "Old" William Sargent.

      His children, according to his "will" are: (1) Stephen m. Margaret Gold; (2)Thomas m. Anne Unknown; (3) Joseph m. Ransom, (4) James m. first Polly Lea, second Jane Love; (5) William B. m. first Susannah Wisdom, second Anney Snead; (6) Elizabeth m. D. Hodge; and (7) Mary m. J. Gold. The will of "Old" William Sargent was witnessed by John Lea and Sarah Sargant. April Court 1768: The execution of the within "will" was duly proved in open court by the oath of sarah Sargant and was ordered to be recorded. Test. F. Nash CC.

      North Carolina, Orange County

      I, Nancy M. Phelps, Deputy Clerk Superior Court, Orange County, State of North Carolina, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the last will and testament of William Sargant as the same appears on record in this office.

      Witness my Hand and Official Seal at Hillsboro, North Carolina this 6 th day of October, 1961.
      /s/ Nancy M. Phelps
      Deputy Clerk Superior Court

      Source: Betty Fitzgerald

      Reference: Major Sargents & Their Minors: From James Sargent, ca. 1765-ca. 1845, North Carolina through Tennessee, Mississippi and West, Agnes Sargent Harpole (1964).

  • Sources 
    1. Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 463-464 (Article #620, "Sargents" by Agnes Sargent (Mrs. B. C.) Harpole).

    2. Details: The Heritage of Person County, Volume I, Madeline Hall Eaker, Editor (1981) at 294 (Article #603 "Thomas Lipscomb Family" by Ruth Wigfield Phillip).