Appendix H. Early Lumbee settlers in Robeson (Bladen)*

From: Britt, Morris F. Appendices to Implosion: A history of the Lumbee Indians of Robeson County, North Carolina. Unpublished book-length manuscript.

Dr. Britt has specified the following usage limitations: Not to be reprinted for publication without written consent of the author. May be used privately.

Most of these names were identified as mulatto but some as White. Most were located in current Robeson and Hoke Counties but some were in current Bladen County.

Last Name First Name Tax Lists and Notes
Adkins Aaron 1769 Witness of Perkins deed 16 Sept. 1769, possibly Lumbee
Bell Archibald 1755 The Desert [Little Ten Mile Swamp]
Bowen/Bowin Thomas 1771 E of Drounding Creek, N of Porters Swamp
Braveboy David 1761 E of 5 Mile Swamp, 1772 Drounding Creek
  Jacob 1769, '70, '71 Tax lists
  Joshua 1768 with son Lewis, 1772 Tax list
Bullard Ambrose 1174 W of Raft on Richland Swamp
  Elisha 1769, 1778 Shoe Heel Swamp
  John 1768 NE of Ten Mile Swamp
Carter James and son Isaac 1768 Tax list
Chavis/Chavus Ishmael and wife Reigel 1769, '70, '71 Tax lists, 1772 NE of Drounding Creek, on Long Swamp, 1774, NE of Drounding Creek (Long), Hayes Mills Swamp
  Miles 1778 S of Shoe Heel Swamp; joint grant with Robt. Lockalear, 1778, on Shoe Heel
  Phillip and wife Sele 1768 S of Wilkinsoni Swamp; Providence Line; 1778 Both sides of Ashpole Swamp
  Sherod 1779 Fork of Shoe Heel Swamp
  William 1778 Providence Line
Clark Cooper and wife 1768 Tax list
  James and wife 1768 Tax list
  Joseph 1770 Tax list
Cox Gilbert 1768 Tax list
  Simon 1768 Tax list
Cumbo/Cumboe Cannon and wife 1768 Tax list, 1771, 1773 SW of Drounding Creek, 1775, E of Great Swamp on Gourleys Neck
  Bibee (Gibey) 1788 NE of Drounding Swamp; upper side of Bear Swamp
  John 1778 NE of Great Marsh Swamp
Dees/Deese Benjamin 1773 E of Gum Branch of Little Peedee
Doyal/Doyel[Dial] James and wife 1768, '69, '70, '71 Tax lists
Drake Aaron 1768 Tax list
Evans Arthur 1768 Tax list
Goen/Goings Fred(erick) 1771 Tax list, 1775 Raft Swamp (claimed by John Kersey), 1778 E of Raft Swamp
  Rasses (?) 1768 Tax list
Groom(e) Thomas 1770, '71 Tax lists
Hammond(s) John 1768 NE of Drounding Creek on Saddletree Swamp, 1770
Hammons   1772 Saddletree Swamp, 1778-80 S of Saddletree Swamp, S of Drounding Creek
  Ratia (Horatio) 1779-80 S of Drounding Creek N of Jacobs Swamp
  Richard 1769 Tax list, 1778 S of Drounding Creek
  Shadrach 1780 N of Drounding Creek, on Jacobs Swamp
Harpe Ja(me)s 1768 Tax list
Hatcher Isaac 1773 Drounding Creek (adj. William Strickling)
  Isam (or Isham) and wife Mary 1768, 1769 S of Drounding Creek
  Isham 1772 SE of Drounding Creek, SE of Cypress Swamp
  Robert, Sr. 1778 S of Gapway Swamp (current Bladen)
  Timothy 1778 S of Gapway Swamp (current Bladen)
Hunt Braswell 1778 Both sides of Haley's Branch, Gutridge Locklear chainbearer
  Creswell 1773 -------------
  William 1779 S of Ashpole
Ivey Adam 1769 Indian Swamp, E of Ashpole
  Joseph 1773 West of Shoeheel, S of Cow Branch
  Thomas 1755 Drounding Creek
Jackson Ansel 1779 SW of Drounding Creek
  Peter 1768 Tax list
  "English" Thomas 1768 Ten Mile Swamp, 1778 S of Drounding Creek, W of Raft Swamp, S of Thos Ivey's land where John Kersey formerly lived
James Solomon and wife 1768, '69, '70, '71 Tax lists
Johnson/Johnston Isaac 1768 Tax list
  Solomon 1768, 1769 Tax lists, with wife 1770
  Solomon Jr. and wife 1770, '71
Jones Richard and wife 1768, '69, '70, '71 Tax lists
  William 1768, '69, '70 Tax lists
Kersey(Cairsey) Esther 1775 E of Drounding Creek, on Bear Swamp
  Hector 1775 E of Drounding Creek, on Bear Swamp
  John 1754 Bear Swamp, E of Drounding Creek on Bear Swamp; 1769 N of Bear Swamp; Drounding Creek above mouth of Bear Swamp; 1775, Raft Swamp ad. Federick Goings; 1778 S of Back Swamp; S of Drounding Creek
  John Jr. and son Jacob 1771 Tax list
  Mary S of Ashpole Swamp
  Peter 1768, '79 with son Davis, 1779 on Drounding Creek
  Thomas 1767 E of Drounding Creek, N of Drounding Creek, 1774, W of Great Swamp, near Watering Hole Swamp, Peters Bay including Eliza Cooks improvements, S of Henry Oberry property; N of Drounding Creek
Lamb Arthur 1768 Tax list
Locklear Dudley 1778 S of Shoe Heel Swamp, W of Ashpole including Locklelar's improvements, Ishmael Chavis, chainbearer
  Gutridge 1778 Both sides of Haley's Swamp
  Jacob and wife 1768, '70 Tax lists
  John 1752 S of Gum running out of Drounding Creek, with son Wm., 1771
  Major 1768 Tax list, 1770
  Randle 1779 W of Ashpole Swamp
  Robert 1778 S of Shoeheel Swamp with Miles Chavis
  William 1778 NE of Juniper
Lowery James 1760s Drounding Creek, 1780 Drounding Creek, wiht wife 1768, '69, '70, '71, E and NE of Drounding Creek, head of White Oak Swamp, 1775. Mill prong of Raft Swamp adj. Ann Pirkins,m 1780
  Lewis 1774 in Anson Co. SW of Pee Dee River
Oxendine Charles 1768 NE of Drounding Creek (3 at same location and date), 1768, 1771 Tax list
  Cudworth 1768 Tax list, before 1778 W of Back Swamp
  John 1759 E of Drounding Creek
Perkins Ana (Ann) 1767 (Two by name on Raft Swamp), same in 1770, adj. James Lowery on Raft Swamp
  Jordan with Ann, 1771 Tax list
  Joshua 1763, 1768 with wife and two sons Tax List, 1769 with sons George and Isaac, 1769 Wilkerson Swamp; 1779 Bull Branch, 1768, Wileson's lower Swamp
Revels Edmond 1779 N of Long Swamp
Rouse John 1771 Tax list
  Neill 1771 Tax list
Russel John 1768 Tax list
  Thomas 1768 Tax list
Skipper Isom 1768 Tax list
  Moses 1768 Tax list
Stewart James Sr. 1768 Tax list, described as "an Indian" living with a Britt
Strickland Aaron 1771 NE of Drounding Creek; 1774 E of Drounding Creek
  Abraham 1773, 1775 E of Drounding Creek
  Elias 1778 N of Gapway Swamp on Long Branch (current Bladen)
  Jacob 1775 W of Drowning Creek; SW of Drowning Creek; in Anson SW of Drowning Creek
  Joseph 1775 W of Drowning Creek
  Elias 1778 N of Gapway swamp (current Bladen)
  Phillip 1778 N of Gapway Swamp, Watering Hole Branch; chainbearer for grant to Elias Stricklen in 1778; 1779 S of Fresh Water Branch, the Water Holes (current Bladen)
  William 1773, 1778, 1779 E of Drounding Creek, adj. Isham Hatcher
Sweat Thomas 1768 Tax list, 1769, 1771 with Ann Perkins
  William and son Benjamin 1768 Tax list
Sweetin/Sweeting Elisha 1769, 1775 E of Shoe Heel, 1778 Shoe Heel Swamp
  Lisha 1770 Great Shoe Heel
Walker Moses and wife 1768 Tax list
Wharton Daniel, wife, and son Richard 1768, '79, '71 Tax lists
Wilkins William 1768, '69 Tax lists
Wilson John 1768, '69 Tax lists

*Source: Thomas David Smith McDowell Papers, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.