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James HEMPHILL[1]

Male 1720 - 1786  (64 years)


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  • Name James HEMPHILL 
    Born 1720  , Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Ireland -> Descendants of James Hemphill
      1720, Ireland -> MacFarlane email
    Gender Male 
    FAN Samuel Young 
    Property 3 Apr 1752  Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Warrant for 640 acres. Descriptive references for land: Fourth Creek, Hugh Dixon. Samuel Young. 
    • Record Provenance:
      Class: State Records [Collection]
      Group: Secretary of State Record Group
      Series: Granville Proprietary Land Office: Land Entries, Warrants, and Plats of Survey
      Box: Anson County, F-L
    Property 28 Mar 1755  Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Grant number 81. 300 acres on the south side of Catawba river on a branch of Long Creek. Book, page: 2:124.
      Issued: 28 Mar 1755.

      [Anson County became Tryon and is now Lincoln County.]
      "It is not known whether James Hemphill ever settled on this land and it was later sold."
    Property 24 Apr 1756  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • "It was in [the Fourth Creek settlement] that James Hemphill, planter, on April 24, 1756, purchased 226 acres of land from Michael Dickson, weaver, for the 'sum of Fifteen Pounds current Bills of North Carolina' and subject to the annual rent to be paid to Earl Granville. (Rowan Deek Bk. 30, p. 17)."
    Property 10 Apr 1761  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    n/a 
    Miscellaneous From Jul 1761 to Feb 1773  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Frequently served on both grand and petit juries. 
    Miscellaneous 14 Jul 1764  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "On July 14, 1764, when Constables were appointed 'to warn in Leveys for the Severall Districts to return to the Justices, etc.,' James Hemphill was appointed for Captain Kerr's District (Majr. Lindsay, Justice)."
    Miscellaneous 1768  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "A court record in 1768 also reveals that 'William Allin, Molatto Boy, ran away from his master is therefore to serve him James Hemphill four and a half months longer than his indenture called for.'"
    Property 9 Aug 1771  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "it is evident that he raised cattle, as the Inferior Court Minutes of Rowan County, North Carolina, for August 9, 1771 reveal that James Hemphill registered his mark as 'a Crop in the Left Eare and a Swallowfork in the Right Eare' and his brand as "H on the Left Sholder and Butock.'"
    Property 22 Jul 1773  , Tryon, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "On July 22, 1773, James and Susannah Hemphill sold the 302 acres in Tryon County (originally Anson County) which James had obtained by royal grant March 28, 1755. The land was sold for 52 pounds 10 shillings proclamation money to Thomas Costner of Tryon County. It was proved in 1774, April Court of Tryon County, recorded and ordered to be registered. (Deeds 1774, page 38, Tryon County, N.C. in North Carolina Archives, Raleigh.) Witnesses to the deed of sale were Samuel Young, James' friend and neighbor in Fourth Creek Settlement, and a Peter Sides. As previously mentioned, it is not known whether James and his family ever entered upon this land."
    Probate 1784  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Will signed c 1784. Will Book C/117, located in the NC State Archives in Raleigh. 
    Address:
    n/a 
    Died Between 8 Aug 1784 and 4 May 1786  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • His will is dated 08 Aug 1784; it was proven in open court on 04 May 1786.
    Notes 
    Person ID I1838  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2012 

    Family Susannah PATTON,   b. Bef PROB 1726, , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , probably Elbert, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1746  , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • bef 1746 -> Descendants of James Hemphill
      1745, Ireland -> MacFarlane email
    Children 
    +1. Samuel HEMPHILL,   d. 1825
     2. Mary HEMPHILL
    +3. Captain Thomas HEMPHILL,   b. 9 Jul 1746, , possibly Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1826, Old Fort, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. James HEMPHILL, Jr.,   b. Abt 1748,   d. 1805  (Age ~ 57 years)
    +5. Anna HEMPHILL,   b. 1758, Chester, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John HEMPHILL,   b. Abt 1760, Chester, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Andrew HEMPHILL,   b. Abt 1764, Chester, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. William HEMPHILL,   b. Bef 1773, Chester, , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Captain Thomas Hemphill Biographical Sketch
    Captain Thomas Hemphill Biographical Sketch
    Program from the ceremony commemorating the service of Captain Thomas Hemphill in the American Revolution.

    Albums
    James Hemphill Land Grant
    James Hemphill Land Grant (4)
    Typed copy of land grant issued to James Hemphill on 04 Apr 1761.

  • Sources 
    1. [S387] Hemphills in North Carolina*, 15-17 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S281] Descendants of James Hemphill, 31 August 2008; [n.d]; hemphill_family@angelfire.com; the report includes some footnotes; however there is no citation for this item (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S490] C. MacFarlane email, Family Tree DNA Match: Hemphill, Mackie, etc; 24 October 2012; Evernote emails; DNA Matches; 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S186] North Carolina State Archives MARS Catalog, http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet., http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet/LogicRouter?PAGE=object&OUTPUTXSL=object.xsl&pm_RC=REPOSRADB&pm_OI=2065&pm_GT=Y&pm_IAC=Y&api_1=GET_OBJECT_XML&num_result=0 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S387] Hemphills in North Carolina*, 10-11 (Reliability: 3).
      "It is not known whether James Hemphill ever settled on this land and it was later sold."

    6. [S186] North Carolina State Archives MARS Catalog, http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet., http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet/LogicRouter?PAGE=object&OUTPUTXSL=object.xsl&pm_RC=REPOLGA2FB&pm_OI=13620&pm_GT=Y&pm_IAC=Y&api_1=GET_OBJECT_XML&num_result=0 (Reliability: 3).
      Grant number 81. 300 acres on the south side of Catawba river on a branch of Long Creek. Book, page: 2:124.
      Issued: 28 Mar 1755.

    7. [S387] Hemphills in North Carolina*, 10-11 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S186] North Carolina State Archives MARS Catalog, http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet., http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet/LogicRouter?PAGE=object&OUTPUTXSL=object.xsl&pm_RC=CRBDB&pm_OI=48786&pm_GT=Y&pm_IAC=Y&api_1=GET_OBJECT_XML&num_result=0 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S256] WorldConnect, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=marciamcclure&id=I3909 (Reliability: 3).
      This is not the same James Hemphill about the same age who raised his family in Camden Dist, Craven Co/Chester Co, SC



      Mary Hemphill's father, James, was born in Ulster about

      1710/1725, settled in Chester Co., PA about 1746, resettled in Augusta Co., VA, about 1750, resettled (now) Salisbury, NC, in 1755, Rowan Co., NC, will 8 Aug 1784, proved 4 Apr 1786.