Person:Thomas Person (2)

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Gen. Thomas Person
b.19 January 1733 Brunswick County, Virginia
m. abt. 1732
  1. Gen. Thomas Person1733 - 1800
  2. William Person1734 - 1778
  3. Mary Ann Person1736 -
  4. Benjamin Person1737 -
  5. Martha PersonAbt 1739 -
  • HGen. Thomas Person1733 - 1800
  • W.  Johanna Thomas (add)
m. 1765
Facts and Events
Name Gen. Thomas Person
Gender Male
Birth? 19 January 1733 Brunswick County, Virginia
Marriage 1765 to Johanna Thomas (add)
Death? 16 November 1800 Franklin County, North Carolina

About Thomas Person

Brig. Gen. Thomas Person was born in Virginia in 1733, son of William Person, who served as the first Sheriff of Granville County, North Carolina after coming in abt. 1740. Thomas Person served as Justice of the Peace (1756) and Sheriff (1762) in Granville County and represented the North Carolina General Assembly in 1764. He was a member of the House of Commons from 1777-1797 and was elected Brigadier General of the Hillsborough District Militia. Person County, North Carolina was named in his honor.

Estate Records of Thomas Person

  • 29 Nov. 1800 at Personton & 4 Dec. l800 at Goshen, Granville(Co.); Feb. Ct. 1801. Inv. Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec'd., by WILLIAM PERSON, Admr. Includes: Articles given in his lifetime to WM. LITTLE, THOMAS PERSON & Col. WM. CHRISTMAS (surveyor’s instruments); 104 negroes, including two given to JOHN PERSON.
  • 25 March 1801; May Ct. 1801. WILLIAM VAUGHAN to WILLIAM JOHNSON, Esq., Ch. Co. Ct. Bond for 1,052 Pds/13/4 to insure paying share of debts of Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec'd., fr. share of negroes rec'd.fr. WILLIAM PERSON, Admr. Sec: THOMAS EATON. Wit: J. TURNER & NATHL. MACON who certify that negroes (listed by name & value) have been delivered to WILLIAM VAUGHAN by WILLIAM PERSON, Admr.
  • 25 March 1801; May Ct. 1801. MARY ANN LITTLE (by W. P. LITTLE) to WILLIAM JOHNSON, Ch. Co. Ct. Bond fox 5,253 Pds/7 to insure payment of her share of debts of Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec'd. fr. her share of Est. rec'd.fr. WILLIAM PERSON, Admr. Sec: WILLIAM P. LITTLE. Wit: NATHL. MACON & J. TURNER who certify that her share of negroes were delivered to WILLIAM P. LITTLE, Atty. for MARY ANN LITTLE.
  • 25 March 1801; May Ct. 1801. WILLIAM JOHNSON, Jr. to WILLIAM JOHNSON, Ch. Co. Ct. Bond for 1,052 Pds. 13/4 to insure paying his share of debts, if necessary, fr. his share of negroes of Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec'd., rec'd. fr. WILLIAM PERSON, Admr. Sec: THOMAS PERSON. Wit: J. TURNER & NATHL. MACON who certify that he has rec'd. his share of negroes (listed by name & value).
  • 26 May 1801; May Ct. 1801. BENJAMIN E. PERSON to WILLIAM JOHNSON, Ch. Co. Ct. Bond for 1,050 Pds.13/4 to insure payment of his share of debts of Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec'd., if necessary, fr. his share of Est. Sec: THOMAS PERSON. Wit: NATHL. MACON & J. TUHNER who certify that he has rec'd. his share of negroes, fr. WILLIAM PERSON, Admr. (listed by name & value).
  • 25 March 1801; May Ct. 1801. FRANCIS TAYLOR to WILLIAM JOHNSON, Ch. Co. Ct. Bond for 5,253 Pds/7 to insure payment of his share of debts of Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec'd. Sec: JAMES TURNER. Wit: NATHL. MACON & THOMAS EATON who certify that his share of negroes (by name & value) have been delivered to Major FRANCIS TAYLOR by WILLIAM PERSON, Admr.
  • Personton, 24 March 1801; May Ct. 1801. Div. of negroes in Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec’d. (except for 2 claimed by Maj. FRANCIS TAYLOR & 1 to be sold). 1/3 of the whole for his widow, Mrs. JOANA PERSON; remaining 2/3 divided into 3 parts for: 1.) Children of Col. WILLIAM PERSON, dec’d.: WILLIAM VAUGHAN, WILLIAM JOHNSON, Jr., WILLIAM PERSON, THOMAS PERSON & BENJAMIN E. PERSON; 2) Mrs. MARY ANN LITTLE; 3) Maj. FRANCIS TAYLOR. Commrs. For division: THOMAS EATON, J. TURNER & NATHL. MACON.
  • 25 May 1801; May Ct. 1801. THOMAS PERSON to WILLIAM JOHNSON, Esq., Ch. Co. Ct. Bond for 1,050 Pds/13/4 to insure payment of his share of debts of Est. of Gen. THOMAS PERSON, dec’d., if necessary. Sec: BENJAMIN E. PERSON. Wit: NATHL. MACON & J. TURNER who certify that he has rec’d. his share fr. WILLIAM PERSON, Admr.


Sources

Warren County, NC Will Book
http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/p/Person_Family.html