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Solomon NEWSOM

Male Abt 1713 - 1795  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Solomon NEWSOM 
    Born Abt 1713  Isle of Wight, Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1795  Wilkes, Co, Ga Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • SOLOMON NEWSOM and his wife had a real estate conveyance in Isle of Wight County, VA on April 22, 1746. They removed to Brunswick Co., VA as early as 1752, and to Wilkes Co., Georgia by 1777. An inventory of his estate was taken in Wilkes County, Georgia on Dec. 4, 1795 ["The Newsom Family" by B. C. Holtzclaw, in "Genealogies of Virginia Families," Volume 4, p. 518].
    • July 27, 1741:
      Deed of Gift from Thomas Newsom of the Nottoway Parish , Isle of Wight County , to Solomon Newsom, his son, for natural love and affection and for his better maintenance a tract of land in said parish and county containing 100 acres, being part of a patent for 200 acres dated 16 Sept. 1740 granted the said Thomas Newsom adjoining land of Edward Robertson, John Smith, William Jelk, and the Hornet Swamp.

      April 22, 1746:
      Solomon Newssumm of Nottoway Parish, Isle of Wight County, Virginia sold to Thomas Moss 22 April. 1746 - SOLOMON NEWSSUM [sic] of Nottoway Parish and Co. of Isle of Wight to THOMAS MOSS, of same, for £27, 10s current money of Virginia, a certain tract of land containing 190 acres that Thomas Moss may be in actual possession of, lying on the north side of the Three Creeks and bounded at a corner of Thomas Newssum in Edward Robertson's line thence... to Henry Mannery's line thence to Bagley Greve's line thence to ... a corner of John Smith's and aforesaid, thence to the said Newssum's land aforesaid, thence to the said Newssum's line to the beginning. Wit: Sampson Newssum, Jacob Newssum
      Solomon (X) Newssum Martha (X) Newssum (Isle of Wight County, VA p474)

      April 6, 1747:
      Solomon Newsom of Isle of Wight County, Virginia sold to Benjamin Hall of the same for £25 current money of Virginia, 100 acres in Isle of Wight being part of a patent of 200 acres dated 16 Sept. 1740, granted to Thomas Newsum and bounded by Edward Robertson, John Smith, and William Jelk.
      Witnesses: Henry Holt, Henry Ivy, Hardy Harris Signed: Solomon (X) Newssumm Martha (X) Newssum Recorded: June 11, 1747


      11 Aug. 1748:
      Solomon Newsom and his wife Martha sold to Thomas Moore £32, 10 shillings a tract of land in said county on the north side of Three Creeks, the Great Reedy Branch .... [number of acres not given]. Solomon (X) Newsom, Martha (W) Newsom. Witnesses: Edward Goodrich and John Butts.

      July 20, 1752:
      Solomon (X) Newsum of Brunswick County sold to William Wyche of Brunswick County 1 negro woman named Aggy, 4 horses, 1 mare, 5 basins, 5 dishes, crop of corn and tobacco now growing for £100. Witnesses: John Bedingfield, William Graves.
      Recorded 24 Oct. 1752. (Brunswick County, Virginia Deed Book 5 p271-272.)

      July 26, 1752:
      Where as, I Solomon Newsom of the county of Brunswick have sold and conveyed unto William Wyche of the same county, merchant- - one negro woman ? and cook, one negro woman slave named Aggy, four horses, one mare, five basons, five dishes, one half dozen of plates, three feather beds and furniture, and the crops of corn and tobacco now growing on the plantation where I live for the consideration of one hundred pounds which I here acknowledge to have received. I do therefore by these presents warrant the said slaves, goods, and crops to him the said William Wyche and his heirs against myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and all and every other person or persons whatsoever claiming or to claim the same. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twentieth day of July in the twenty sixth year of reign of our sovereign lord, King George II, the second and year of our lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and fifty two. Solomon (X) Newsom Witnesses: John Beddngfield, William Graves (Brunswick County, VA Book 5 p271-2)

      Mar. 29, 1765:
      Solomon Newsom, Sr. and Solomon Newsom Jr. of Granville (County, South Carolina), Yeoman, to secure a mortgage of £5001 to Michael Buckholster and John Buckholster, of said county, gives a lien on Negro slaves named Eig (Aggi), Hannah, Phillis, Sam, London; all our stock of cattle branded with our own brand "S N," hogs ... to be due 6 May 1768 .... Witness: George Rogers. (SC Archives 1766-1771)

      Dec 13, 1770:
      Solomon Newsom Sr. of St. Paulís Parish, GA gave slave to daughter Mary Pace. Witnesses: Solomon Newsom Jr and David Newsom. Recorded: Dec 13, 1773. (Miscellaneous Bonds Book Y1 p219 GA. Archives)

      Aug 14, 1770:
      Patent for 100 acres of land in Granville Co., Province of SC, granted to Solomon Newsum, on the northeastern side of Stephen's Creek, ... all other sides vacant land .... (SC Archives, Royal Grants)

      May 7, 1772:
      At Charleston, South Carolina aforesaid, Hardy Newsom, Solomon Newsom, and Solomon Newsom Jr. gave a bail bond to Roger Pickney, Provost Marshall, in the sum of £1,000, the aforesaid Solomon Newsom to personally appear before the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas to be held at Charles Town on the first Tuesday in July in answer to the said Edward Jones plea that he made an assault with force and arms upon him and did beat, bruised, wounded, shot at... damages £1,000; the said Edward Jones saith that the said Solomon Newsom did not appear before the Justices at Charles Town on the first Tuesday in July; the bond therefore became forfeited. Filed: 22 Jan. 1773; Plea: 2 Feb. 1773. (The case was settled for £74.8.8)

      May 21, 1772:
      Patent for 150 acres in Granville Co., Province of SC, granted to Solomon Newsom Sr. on the northeast side of Savannah River, adjoining land of Hezekiah Bussey, ... all other sides vacant lands ....(SC Archives, Royal Grants)

      Oct 30, 1772:
      Patent for 600 acres of land in Granville Co., Province of SC, granted to Solomon Newson [sic], on Steven's Creek, adjoining lands of said Newsum... and vacant land .... (SC Archives, Royal Grants)

      Nov 18, 1772:
      Solomon (X) Newsam of the Province of South Carolina, Planter sells to Thomas Shruder, Esquire of Savannah, Province of Georgia for £350, one mulatto slave girl, about 14 years old, named Hannah. Recorded: 20 Nov. 1772 (Berkeley Co. SC, Loose Papers, 191A-5)(located in Edgefield County, SC)

      1773:
      Edward Jones, assignee of P.M. (Provost Marshall?) vs. Solomon Newsom Sr, Solomon Newsom Jr., and Hardy Newsom. (Judgment Rolls, Court of Common Pleas, Series S136002; Box: 097A, item: 191A)

      Feb 11, 1773:
      Patent for 300 acres of land in Granville Co., Province of SC, on the waters of Stephenson's Creek, bounded on all sides by vacant lands ... granted to Solomon Newsom. (Colonial Land Grants Series S213019, Vol 28, p334)

      May 30, 1774:
      Deed of Gift from Solomon Nusome Sr. of St. Paul's Parish, Province of Ga., Planter, for love, goodwill , and affection for my loving sons, Solomon and David Nusome, both of said Parish: 6 negro slaves to be divided as follows... to son Solomon: Sam, Ona, and Squash and to son, David: Agg, Thom, and Cloe. Witnesses: William Heaton and Joseph White. (Miscellaneous Bonds Book Y2 p262 GA. Archives)

      Aug 25, 1779:
      Solomon Newsom was appointed to the grand jury in Wilkes County, GA (Minutes of First Court of Wilkes County, GA)

      [Notes by Dr. George L. Newsome states that one should keep in mind that Solomon Newsom Sr. and his family were not the only Newsom's in Georgia during the Revolution. Jones Newsom was in Ga. in 1775 and served in a Sons of Liberty unit. Clayborne Newsom served in a Minute Man Battalion under Col. James McNeil. Jones seems to have had a son named Hardy. A Hardy Newsom was charged with Solomon Sr and Jr in South Carolina.

      October 4, 1790:
      John Newsom and Robert Moses, planters are the appraisers of the estate of Solomon Newsom, deceased of Wilkes County, Georgia. Inventory included slaves: Phebe, Squash, Aggy, Tom, and Lewis. (Wilkes County, Georgia Estate Book p267)

      1790:
      Wilkes County, Georgia Estate Record is found in the Georgia Archives Mixed Estate Record Book DD p33. Reel 242-5, #1290

      Bef1792:
      The Will of Solomon Newsom was listed in Wilkes County, Georgia will book DD, p33. All, but the index was destroyed

      1794-1795:
      A legal notice regarding Solomon Newsome is found in the Southern Centinnel and Universal Gazette and Augusta Chronicle and Gazette.

      Dec 4, 1795:
      Inventory was recorded in Wilkes County, Georgia

      More About SOLOMON NEWSOM I:
      Church Member: The History of Warren County, Georgia states that Solomon Newsom Sr. gave to Arthur Matthews 1 acre "to be laid out convenient for a meeting house near or adjoining land of said Matthews for a Methodist society." Warren Co Deed Bk A p415
      Estate: Sep 18, 1755, Received 1 shilling from his mother in her will
      Moved From: 1752, Surry County, Virginia to Brunswick County, Virginia
      Moved To: Abt. 1769, South Carolina To Wilkes County, Georgia (moved back to South Carolina)

      More About SOLOMON NEWSOM and MARTHA MATTHEWS:
      Marriage: Jul 17, 1741, Isle Of Wight County, Virginia1
    Person ID I1142  Johnson & Hanson
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2009 

    Father Thomas NEWSOM,   b. 1685, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1745, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth CRAFFORD,   b. 1685, Surry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1755, Southampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1705  Isle of Wight County, Southampton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha MATTHEWS,   b. Abt 1700 
    Married 17 Jul 1741  Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Captain Solomon NEWSOM, Jr,   b. 1745, Nottoway Parish, Isle of Wight Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan-Feb 1803, Warren Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +2. Sarah NEWSOM,   b. 1740-1755,   d. Aft 1799  (Age 45 years)
     3. David NEWSOM,   b. 1741-1756,   d. Abt 1792, Warren Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    +4. Mary NEWSOM,   b. Abt 1750, Brunswick Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1804-1809, Columbia County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    +5. Hardy NEWSOM,   b. Abt 1751, Brunswick Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1805, Clinton, Jones Co. Ga Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
    +6. Claiborne NEWSOM,   b. Abt 1757,   d. 1824, Wrightsboro, Columbia Co, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    +7. Ann NEWSOM,   b. Bef 1760,   d. Bef 1814  (Age ~ 54 years)
     8. John NEWSOM,   b. Bef 1760
     9. Carter NEWSOM,   b. Bef 1767,   d. Aft 1791  (Age ~ 25 years)
     10. Joseph NEWSOM,   d. Aft 1791
     11. Hester NEWSOM
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart