James Eure

 

James Eure ca 1700 – 1758/68
of Chowan Co NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Higher Ct Minutes – General Ct Oct 1726 Ewre and Taylor v Wickens – James Eure and Richard Tayloe both of the upper parish of the County of Nansemond complaint againt Edmond Wickins late of same.

3 May 1726 John Collins and wife Martha to James Your 199 A. beginning at a line in Henry Hackley’s line. calls for John Harris’ line on the West side of Scratch Hall Pocosin.
5 July 1735 — Collins to James Eure 100 A. adj tract — purchased of said Collins 5 July 1735.
On 11 Nov 1737 James Eure one of the Petitioners on Serram Creek Road
23 Dec 1740 Saml Parks of Perq. Co to Saml. Your of Chowan Co four islands Apr. Ct 1749
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Possible Children of this James Eure:
1. Samuel Eure ca 1719 – 1761/62
married Charity d 1783
a. Samuel Eure ca 1740 –
i. Elisha Eure bef 1811 –
b.
2. James Eure est 1720 – bef Feb 1807
on Grand Jury 1749, 1750
married Elizabeth ?
a. James Eure ca 1738 –
b. Charity Eure
c. Mary Eure
d. Uriah Eure ca 1759 – Sept 1837 Rev. soldier
e. Cyprian Eure
f. Priscilla Eure
g. Stephen Eure
3. Stephen Eure ca 1731
?4. Charles Eure ca 1745 –

1753 Chowan Co – Henry Baker’s Tax list
Samuel Eure – 2
Stephen Eure – 1
James Eure – 3
James Eure Jr – 2

Muster Roll of Capt Charles King’s Co 25 Nov 1754 Chowan Co
Samuel Euere
James Eure
James Eure, Junr
Stephen Eure

Hertford Co tax receipt book of William Murfree
Charles Eure was on the tax list in 1768 – 3 taxes, 1769 – 2 taxes, and 1770 – 2 taxes
Charity Eure 1769 1 tax, 1770 1 tax
James Eure 1768 2 taxes, 1769 3 taxes, James Eure sen 1770 2 taxes
Samuel Eure 1768 1 tax, 1769 1 tax, 1770 1 tax
Samuel Eure 1768 1 tax


Uriah Eure 1759 – 1837
Soldier of the Revolution
& ca 1781 Nancy Smith – ca 1785

& ca 1787 Nanny Taylor ca 1869 – 1842
of Gates County NC


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Uriah’s Revoltionary pension application stated that he lived in Gates County at the time of enlistment.
He had married Nancy ? abiyt 1787.
He applied for his pension 22 Aug 1832, age 73, and died in Sep 1837.
His widow applied for her’s on 22 July 1842 in Gates County, aged 73, and died 22 Oct 1842 leaving children: Boon & Lewis Eure & Nancy Green.
The latter two had died prior to 1845: the daughter Nancy Green left children Jemima, Abbi, James & Nancy Green; the son Lewis left children Joseph and Starkie Eure.

1786 census Gates Co NC
Uriah Eure 2 m >16, 1 <16, 4 females, 0 slaves
1800 census Gates Co NC
Uriah Eure 1<10, 1 10/16, 1 26/45, 1f <10, 1 10/16, 1 26/45, 0 slaves

In 1804 he is called Uriah Eure sen.

Child of Uriah Eure and wife Nancy Smith:
1. Uriah Eure ca 1782 – aft 1808
married Mary Harrell

Children of Uriah Eure and wife Nanny Taylor:
1. Lewis Eure bef 1790 – bef 1845
a. Joseph Eure
b. Starkie Eure
2. Bray Eure ca 1795 – aft 1860
married 25 May 1819 Sarah Harrell
a. Daniel/Dempsey Eure [farmer] ca 1821 – 30 Apr 1862 of measles Orange C H VA
married Martha [Patsey] Harrell
b. Nathaniel Eure ca 1832 – aft 1862
c. Margaret Jane Eure Mar 1836 – ca 1909
married Oliver Taylor
married James A Eure
d. Uriah Eure [farmer] ca 1838 – 1880/92
married Mary Jane Umphflett
e. Mary Eure ca 1849 – aft 1860
3. Nancy Eure bef 1800 – bef 1845
married 3 Sept 1816 Samuel Green Jr
a. Jemima Green
b. Abbi Green
c. James Green
d. Nancy Green
4. Boon Eure Aug 1811 – Feb 1892
married 4 Nov 1828 Catherine Eure Feb 1813 – Jan 1884 age 71 yr
a. Lewis Eure [blacksmith] Oct 1830 – ca 1906
married Elizabeth Raeby
married Martha Elisabeth Cotton
b. Elizabeth Eure 1831/32 – 1866/70
married James Evans
c. Abram Eure [farrier] 16 Jan 1834 – 16 Aug 1907
married Sarah Elizabeth Lawrence
married Mary F Savage
d. Ropy/Boon Eure Jr ca 1836 – aft 1860
e. Roscoe Eure ca 1838 – 2 Nov 1911 73 yrs
f. Nancy [Elizabeth] Eure 1843 – 1873 30 yrs
married Elisha William Piland
g. Emily [Millie] Eure ca 1843 – 3 July 1923 74 yrs
h. Kate Eure ca 1855 – aft 1870
i. Lemuel M Eure ca 1853 – 1934
married Ida V Bembrey

Source: “Eure Genealogy” by David Powell

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