Richmond County, NC

Usry Bul #6


USSERY, MARY ELIZABETH - March 29, 1928 - Feb. 14, 1978 - SS Number: 246500976


Steele-Ledbetter Cemetery:
John V. Ussery
B. 12/28/1876
D. 8/22/1964

Johnsie Ledbetter
Wife of John V. Ussery 4/12/1882  3/27/1939

J. V. Ussery Jr.
Son of John V. & Johnsie Ussery
3/10/1910 - 10/21/1928

C. W. (Bill) Ussery

Northam Cemetery, Rockingham:
Ann Ellizabeth Ussery, wife of Rev. Welcome Ussery Dec 7, 1844 - May 26, 1909
Aza C. Ussery Dec 6, 1874- Aug. 1, 1896
Thomas O. Ussery Sept. 3, 1882 - Dec. 11, 1907

Old Scotch Cemetery

Baldwin A. Alton 07/14/1917 0/25/1918 s/o Hiram T & Roxie U Baldwin
Baldwin Gurney Madison 10/31/1906 5/10/1910 s/o Hiram T & Roxie U Baldwin
Baldwin Helen C. 8/01/1908 0/17/1908 d/o Hiram T & Roxie U Baldwin
Baldwin Roxie Virginia Ussery 09/28/1880 11/01/1922 d/o Stephen T & Jane B Ussery w/o Hiram Thomas Baldwin (Hiram T. Baldwin later married Martha Jane Gillis, and fathered
two children,
Ussery Bunyon 09/24/1903 10/17/1904 S/0 Wm T & Cornelia S Ussery
Ussery Dora Jane 04/13/1906 10/16/1906 d/o Wm T & Cornelia S Ussery
Ussery Eva 01/12/1916 04/03/1916 d/o W T & Nealie Ussery
Ussery S J 06/16/1850 12/01/1915
Ussery S T 07/08/1850 06/02/1909
Ussery W Fermon 10/28/1913 05/20/1914 s/o Wm T & Cornelia S Ussery Watson Alexander d. 08/23/1828
Watson Diana 12/03/1819 10/15/1914
Watson Elizabeth Murphy 09/25/1860 w/o James Watson
Watson Mary 1782 04/08/1857
Watson William 02/08/1842 03/04/1845 s/o J & M Watson

Hiram Baldwin Cemetery
James Ussery, died 1894 age 60
Jessie Ussery, died 1894, aged 5 years
Jim Ussery, died 1903, aged 79 years
Mollie Ussery, died 1913, ged 58 years
Susan Ussery, died 1902 aged 28 years

Ussery Cemetery, Grassy Isle

Catherine Covington Ussery wife of J.C. Ussery. Born Aug 7, 1843 - Jan. 27, 1912
John C. Ussery, Sept. 22, 1838 - Oct 28, 1912
Mattie C. Ussery, Feb 9, 1882- Nov 8, 1903
Dockery Julia 4/10/1865 7/10/08 w/o S.P. Dockery
Pipkin Nancy C. 11/17/1834 8/17/1857
Ussery Mary Ann 6/19/1886 1/5/51
Ussery W. D. 11/14/1801 1/21/1892 w: Sarah E. Ussery
Ussery Robert Franklin 9/4/1840 4/22/1854 s/o W. D. & Sarah Ussery
Ussery Sarah Everett 8/9/1814 3/18/1888 w/o W.D. Ussery

Old East Side Cemetery, Rockingham
Infant Ussery, b & d Oct 13, 1910

South Hancock Street Cemetery

Robert Ussery, son of W.D. and S.E. Ussery Sept 4, 1840- Apr. 22, 1854
Sarah E. Ussery, wife of W.D. Ussery Aug 9, 1814 - March 16, 1888
W.D. Ussery b. Nov 14, 1811 d. Jan 21, 1892

Deposition: In the 1853 Spring Term of the Richmond County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Elizabeth Allred Armstrong was the plaintiff against Richard W. Jones, Cynthia
Jones, Anderson Griffis and wife Elizabeth, Wade Barret and wife Amelia, John Terry and wife Mary, Stephen G. Cobert and wife Nancy caveat will of James Armstrong, deceased.

William Ussery, son of Peter Ussery and Amelia Jarvis, was deposed as a witness, as follows:

1854 Jan 17-- State of TN, Mcnairy County. I have on this day proceeded to take the Deposition of William Ussery, a witness for the plaintiff about the age of sixty eight years, at my
house and office in the Town of Purdy in obedience of a Commission hereto annexed in the presence of Richard W. Jones to be read as evidence in a suit now pending in the
Superior Circuit Court of Richmond Co.,NC, Rockingham Courthouse. Wherein Richard W. Jones and others are plaintiffs and Elizabeth Armstrong and others are defendants and
the said Wm. Ussery first being duly sworn to speak the truth and the whole truth as to what he may know of and concerning the matter in disput between the said parties...saith as
follows (to wit,):

Questions by the plaintiff:
Were you acquanted with William Jones and his wife Sarah?

A: I was well acquainted withthem in their lifetime, and for many years.

Q:  Are they living or dead?  If dead, where did they die?

A: They are not living, but are both dead and died in Giles Co., TN.

Q:  Do you know whether there was any relationship between them and the late James Armstrong of Richmond Co., NC?

A;  They were related and so claimed to be by both father and mother having the same father, but different mothers.

Q:  What   was the relationship?

A:  They were half-brother and sister

Q:  Do you know what children Sara Jones, the wife of William Jones, has left surviving her:

A:  Elizabeth, Amelia, Mary, Isaac, Synthia, Nancy, Richard and Sarah

Q:  Will you please to name them and state who are the husbands of the daughters of Sarah Jones, if any of them  are married:

A:  Elizabeth married Anderson Griffis.  Amelia married Wade Barrett, Mary has been married twice, the first husband by the name of Thomas Wilks.  Her present husband is John
Terry.  Synthia is not married.  Nancy is married to B.G. East, Sarah married Stephen G. Cobert.

Q:  Do you know who James Armstrong, the brother of Sarah Jones, married?

A:  He married Elizabeth Allred and I never heard it disputed or called in question.

Signed: William Ussery
And further this deponent sayeth not. I certify that the foregoing Deposition is all my own handwriting, that I am in no wise related to either of the parties. That the same was taken
before me on the day at the place and in the presence of the party named Captain Richard W. Jones,one of the plaintiffs, and has not been out of my possession and has not in
any wise been added to or changed since it was signed by the said William Ussery, the witness,this the 17th of January 1854. Signed: S.D. Pace, one of the Justices of the Peace
for the County of Menairy and State of Tenessee. Fees for Deposition $1. pd. by Richard W. Jones. Wm. Ussery pd. $.75

Miscellaneous Items:

4 Jan. 1883: Petition of W.D. Ussery, guardian of Harriett H. Crawson, lunatic, to withhold $7.25 for travel expenses to Asylum.

2 Dec 1898: W.M. Ussery, Justice of the Peace, Mineral Springs Twp, tenders resignation
14 Mar 1899: J.C. Ussery, Appointed Justice of the Peace, Black Jack Twp.

Annie J. Ussery, widow of Robert Ussery, allotted $390.50 for a year's support.

Mortgage deed W.F. Ussery of the State of Georgia, Johnson Co., from W.D. Ussery, 20 July 1889, for $300 debt.

Estate Records

June Session 1802: Richmond County Court. A Petition for Dower:

Lively Chairs, widow of Samuel Chairs, shows that on or about the 15th of Nov. last, Samuel Chairs departed this life having first made a last will and testament; that no provision out
of the real estate of the said deceased is made for her; and that Samuel Chairs, her husband left issue six children, vix. William, Joseph, Sophia, Mary, Sally and Anne who are all
under the age of twenty one years and of whom Peter Ussery is appointed guardian pending this Petition. That the deceased, at the time of his death was possessed of 175 acres
by estimation on the waters of Big Buffaloe Creek and adjoining lands of Thomas Baird, William Henly, Daniel McDaniel and Elijah Chairs...Archibald McBryde, Attorney. Jurors who
laid off dower lands in December 1802 were John Bowdon, John Ewen, Isaac Armstrong, Sylvester Chun, Jesse Baldwin, Jonathan Allred, John Skinner, Squire Robinson, Solomon
Sprawls, George Slaughter and Henry Stringfellow. Wit. Eli Terry.

Richmond County Court of Pleas and Quarter Session
April 19, 1844--To the Sheriff of Richmond County Greeting. Whereas in a certain suit lately pending in our Superior Court of Law of the County of Richmond brought by Alexander
McKinnon to the use of Angus Campbell before B.B. McKenzieEsquire, a Justice of the Peace in the aforesaid County, against Malcom C. Morrison, Administrator of Daniel
McKinnon, dec'd , wherein the said administrator plead "fully administered, no assets" - whereupon the said plaintiff preceded to ascertain the amound of his demand and signed
judgment for the same, to wit. For the sum of eleven dollars principle, three 32/100 dollars interest and forty cents cost on the 27th January 1844. And the said B.B. McKenzie
returned the said Suit into our said Court to try the issues aforesaid. And whereas, at March Term 1844 of our Court that the said Daniel McKinnon died leaving heirs at law,
Viz:.....Martin Ussery in right of his wife Catherine....etc.

Marriage Records

Blackwell Ussery to Sarah Chambers (date unknown)
John C. Ussery to C.J. Covington m. 22 Aug 1865
James Ussery, son of Lewis to Mary Ussery m. 3 Mar 1867
Martha Ussery to George Solomon m. 4 Apr 1869
Robert T. Ussery, 21 to Charity E. Sanford (Ella?), 21 m. 21 Dec 1887
Thomas W. Ussery, 22 to Corrina Griffin, 28 m. 25 July 1889
Atlas Ussery, 30 to Georgia Ann Bowers, 20 m. 5 Jan 1894
John H. Ussery, 22 to Eliza Baldwin, 20 m. 19 Oct 1899
George Ussery to Henrietta Norton m. 6 Oct 1857
M.J. Ussery (f) to W.A.B. Faulkner m 27? Aug 1860
Miles Ussery, Jr. son of Miles Ussery, SR. to Patsey Hart, dau of Brittain Hart m. 4 June 1867
W.M. Ussery, 27 to Mary Jane Cole, 18 m. 15 Apr 1883
Robert Ussery, 38 to Annie Jane Owens, 29 m. 17 Feb 1889
George H. Ussery, 21 to Mary T. Neacham, 19 m. 19 Apr 1893
Wm. T. Ussery, 23 to Cornelia Soloman, 22 m. 14 Oct 1899

Land Index:

1801 - Peter Ussery is found in the 1790 Census of Montgomery Co, NC and in the 1820 Census of Giles Co., TN. He was in Richmond Co., NC when he was named as one of the
executors of the will of Samuel Chairs on Sept 24 1801. Before 1786 he married Amelia (Milly) Jarvis (b: Abt 1763 d: Abt 1810).
MONTGOMERY CO., NC: Deed Book C, pg 349, Dec 9 1788: Peter Ussery and his wife Milly of the County of Montgomery, to Nathaniel Chairs of Richmond County, two tracts of
land, 150 acres,(for 110 pounds) east of Little River, south of Cheek's Creek. This deed witnessed by James Tarbutton, Welcome Ussery, and Thomas Ussery.

ANSON COUNTY NC Deed Book N-O page 98 Jan 5 1807 Isaac Armstrong of Richmond County to Peter Ussery of Anson county land on Brown Creek--150 acres. s/ Isaac
Armstrong Test: David Rushing/Mark Rushing

2 Feb. 1823; To Robert Ussery from Zebulah Slaughter, Steward Co., deed; $50, land on Mountain Creek.

1831 - Robert Ussery

1858- William D. Ussery

9 Dec 1872- William D. Ussery and wife Sarah E., and William Mason, land conveyance.

1873- William D and Sarah Ussery

2 Jan 1875- Mortgage from Thomas J. Ussery to George and Mary Ann Cole.

18 May 1876: Deed to Welcome Ussery from G.H. Sedberry and wife C.W.; $300, land west side of Mountain Creek

1876- Stephen, Thomas and Sarah Jane Ussery, et al.

1876- M.A. and M.J. Ussery

31 Jan 1877- Lien from Mack Baldwin to M.H. Ussery

21 Mar. 1878- Execution of chattel mortage for Malcom B McRae, to M.H. Ussery, transferred to Capel Parsons Sons.

1878- A.E. and Welcome Ussery

1879- John C and Catherine Ussery

27 Feb 1883: To W.D. Ussery from John R. Morrison, for $400, land on waters of Coleman Creek and Long Branch

20 Jan. 1885: To Robert Ussery from James A. Ingram and wife,; $700, Long Branch.

23 Oct. 1885: To W.M. Ussery and wife, M.J. (dau. of Duncan), from Duncan Cole and wife Margaret A., ; love and affection; gift; land south side of Big Branch

23 Nov. 1885: Deed, Robert Ussery from W.F. Roper; land in Steele Twp, $300.

30 Nov 1885: To William D. Ussery from Shadrick Ingram and wife; $100 owed by Ingram, puts up land, near Duck Pond.

1887- Robert Ussery

20 July 1889: Mortgage deed, W.F. Ussery of Johnson County, State of Georgia from W.D. Ussery,; $300 debt; put up land.

20 May 1890: Warranty deed, William R. Ussery from John Gardner and wife Ellen; land near Mrs. M.M. Baldwin

12 Dec. 1890: Deed, Robert Ussery and Allen T. Tyson from James Jones and wife Martha L.; $45, land in Steele Twp.

1894- Eliza Ussery
1895- Robert and Annie Ussery
1900 C.J., Anna, Ellr., John C. and William F. Ussery

Will Index:

7 June 1795- Will 1-61: Nathanial Chairs.

Will of John Roe Richmond County 15 Nov 1780 - Mar 1783 :
Sons: Edward Roe (one shilling and no more), John Edward Roe and Samuel Roe. Daughters: Sarah Richardson Phillips, Jean Roe, Rachel Roe. Grandson: Samuel Salsbury
Chears. Other legatee: Martha Ussery. Wife: Susannah. Executors: Susannah Roe and Joseph Chaplain. Witnesses: Joseph Hines, James Downing, Wm. Leago. Clerk of the Court:
Wm. Love.

Jan. 1892: Will of William D. Ussery, probated Jan. 1892: G-445. Devisees: Mary J. Faulkner, John C. Ussery, Ella R. Ussery, Sarah A. Nicholson, Maritha C. Cooper and William F.

25 Jan 1892: Last Will of William D. Ussery, 11 Jul 1889: 6-444. Proved in court 25 Jan 1892. Executors: William F. Ussery, son, and Roberta A. Johnson. Six children named: Mary
J. Falkner; John C., William F. and Ella R. Ussery; Sarah A. Nicholson and Martha C. Cooper.
Will of Maritha Ussery (date of probate uncertain). Named in Will: John and Sarah Roe, Elizabeth Ussery, Wm. Haudley, John C., Eliza Jane and Ella Everett, John C. and Wm. F
Handley, Wm. D. Ussery,Lillie Gardner and W.C. Ussery.

5 Jan. 1871: Will of John C. Everett; Died Jan 14, 1874; Application for probate 14 Jan, 1871: names companion, Sara Everett. Children: Ann H. Everett, Martha Everett, Elijah C.
and Eliza Jane Everett; Obedience Hames, Clementine Baldwin, Sarah Ussery, Harriett Crowson, Esther Covington and Elijah Hames, grandson. Exec. Elijah C. Everett, Walter K.
Covington, Ann H. Everett.
(Father-in-law to Wm. Dorsey Ussery)

28 Dec. 1896: Estate of James Ussery, Intestate: Henry M. Ussery. Heirs- Mary, Henry m, Susan and John Ussery.

1905: Estate of Robert Ussery, dec'd, intestate: Annie J. Ussery. Heirs: Robert, Thomas, and Ella Ussery. Annie J. Ussery, widow and administrator, appointed 10 June, 1905.

8 Oct 1906: Will of Eliza Jane Everett- 7-201: Robert L. Nichold, Exe. Probated 6 Jan 1912: Heirs of my sister Sarah E. Ussery, dec'd 1/4 of estate. Heirs of brother, E.C. Everett,
dec'd, 1/4 of estate. Heirs of sister, Obedience Hames, 1/4 of estate and Heirs of sister Esther C. Covington, 1/4 of estate.

Will of William D. Ussery, probated Jan. 31, 1892 - Book G, p 444-445;
Mentioned in Will: Mary J. Faulkner, John C. Ussery, Ella R. Ussery, Sarah A. Nicholson, Martha C. Cooper, Wm. F. Ussery


1810 U.S. Census, Richmond Co., NC.
Welcome Ussery 1m 26-45, 2m 0-10; 1f 16-26 2f under 10
Lively Cheairs males 1 16/26; females 1 (to 10) 2 10/16; 1 16/26; 1 26/45

1850 U.S. Census, Richmond Co., NC:
Fairground District
Usher, James  NC Richmond Fairground District 1850       642 307  age 21
Ussery, James  NC Richmond Fairground District 1850       642 312  age 24
Mary age 16
Martha age 3
Sarah age 1

Rockingham District
Ussery, William  NC Richmond Rockingham District 1850       642 286  age 38
Sarah age 36
Mary age 18
John age 11
Robert age 11
Sarah age 5
Martha age 2

1860 U.S. Census, Richmond Co., NC:
Steele Dist. 42-42 11 June:
George Usery 35 m farmer NC 0/100  
Henrietta Usery 32 f  NC   
Eliza Ann Usery 17 f  NC   
Attar Usery 8 m  NC   
Mary Usery 3 f  NC   

Steeles Dist. 66-66 12 June:
William Usery 27 m farmer NC 3/130  
Sary Usery 34 f  NC   
Stephen Usery 11 m  NC   
Merocum Usery 9 f  NC   
William Usery 4 m   NC   
Elizabeth Shepard 15 f  NC   

Fairgrounds Dist. 206-206, 5 July:
William D. Usery 48 m master mechanic NC 200/4000  
Sarah Usery 45 f  NC   
Mary Usery 23 f  NC   
John Usery 21 m mechanic NC   
Sallie Usery 13 f  NC   
Martha Usery 12 f  NC   
William Usery 7 m  NC   
Ella Usery 4 f  NC   
Nunie Usery 13f  NC   

Fairgrounds Dist. 235-235, 7 July:
James Usery 29 m farmer NC   
Mary A. Usery 27 f  NC   
Jane Usery 12 f  NC   
Sarah Usery 11 f  NC   
James Usery 9 m  TN   
Nancy Usery 7 f  TN   
Wayne Usery 4 m  NC   
Lansee Usery 3 m  NC   
Mary Usery 1 f  NC   

1870 U.S. Census, Richmond Co., NC:
Mineral Springs Twp. 196-196: 9 Sept:
Ussery, William R. 50 m w miller NC  
Ussery, Roxie L 40 f w NC   
Ussery, Martha 14 f w NC   
Ussery, Thomas 20 m w NC   
Ussery, Jane 20 f w NC   

Rockingham Twp., 89-88: 18 July
Ussery, Thomas 25 m w farmer NC  

Town of Rockingham, 40-40; 9 July:
Usery, William 57 m w carpenter NC  
Usery, Sarah  55 f w NC   
Usery, Sallie 25 f w NC   
Usery, Martha 21 f w NC   
Usery, William 17 m w NC   
Usery, Ella 14 f w NC   
Usery, Daniel 13 m w NC   

Steeles Twp. 194-180; 19 Aug.
Ussery, Mastin 32 m w mechanic NC  
Ussery, Mary J. 37 f w NC   
Ussery, Usiely? 4 m w NC   
Ussery, Sarah 1 f w NC   

Steele Twp.: 23 Aug
Ussery, James 48 m w farmer NC  
Ussery, Mary A. 37 f w NC   
Ussery, Nancy J.  16 f w NC   
Ussery, Wayman 15 m w NC   
Ussery, James 18 m w NC   
Ussery, Lawson 14 m w NC   

1880 U.S. Census, Richmond Co., NC
Settle Twp 269-269:

Ussery, George 50 m w laborer NC NC NC
Ussery, Rity 35 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery, Thomas 16 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, William 12 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Martha 9 f w daughter NC NC NC
Ussery, Charles 5 m w son NC NC NC

Steele's Twp.:285-285:
Ussery, James 42 m w farmer NC NC NC
Ussery, Ann 50 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery, Sophronia 14 f w laborer NC NC NC

Steele's Twp.:286-286:
Ussery, Waymond 22 m w laborer NC NC NC
Ussery, Mary 18 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery, James 35 m w laborer NC NC NC
Ussery, Mary R. 26 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery, Alice O. 9 f w dau. NC NC NC
Ussery, Marshal 6 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Johnny 4 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Susan R. 2 f w dau. NC NC NC

Mineral Springs Twp. 37-37: 1 June
Ussery, William R. 52 m w works in grist mill NC NC NC
Ussery, Roxy 56 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery, Marshall 24 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Allas? 25  w nephew NC NC NC

Mineral Springs Twp. 44-44: 1 June
Ussery, Welcome 45 m w carpenter NC NC NC
Ussery, Ann 35 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery, Vinson 14 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Asa 6 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, John 3 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Florence 1 f w dau. NC NC NC

Mineral Springs Twp. 4-45: 1 June
Ussery, Alfred 43 m w farmer NC NC NC
Ussery, Mary 32 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery, Waverly 13 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Sarah 11 f w dau. NC NC NC
Ussery, Miles 9 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, George 6 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Robert 4 m w son NC NC NC
Ussery, Alfred 2 m w son NC NC NC

Rockingham Twp. 371-371: 29 June
Ussery, William 68 m w mechanic NC NC NC
Ussery, Sarah 66 f w wife NC NC NC
Ussery,Ella 28 f w  NC NC NC

1900 US Census - Richmond Co: Black Jack Twp: James W. Ussery - Head w/m - June 1852 - born in TN (Son of James A. and Mary A. listed in 1860 Census - Fairgrounds Dist.
235-235, 7 July above) Eliza A. (Hutchison) - wife w/f - May 1853 - born in NC (parents John W. and Martha Hutchison)

[Married in Montgomery Co., NC 21 March 1 1874 ] John C. Ussery - head- w/m- Sept 1838 Katherine J. - wife- w/f - Aug 1843 Martha C. - Dau - Feb 1882 William T. - Son - Aug
1884 Mary - Dau. - June 1886