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William Cutts (1753)

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William Cutts
Born in Johnston, North Carolinamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Cumberland, North Carolinamap
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William Cutts was born on 1 Jan 1753 in Johnston County, North Carolina.

William applied for a for a Revolutionary War Pension and was granted $66.65 in arrears and allowances on July 24,1833 for serving for 8 months as a Private in the North Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War. He was added to the Pension Rolls on that date. In the Pension Roll of 1835, he is listed as 81 years of age. He has a monthly allowance of $26.66. Although he was added to the roll in July of 1833, the pension commenced on March 4 1831 and he has received a total of $79.98.

William received two land grants in Cumberland County. The first was issued on 6 Nov 1784 for 200 acres on the Black River. The second was issued on 30 Nov 1800 for 106 acres on Neill's Creek.

There are no records of William's marriage so his wife's name is unknown.

In the 1790 United States Census, he is living in Cumberland County. He is the only male in the house. There are 6 females, most likely his wife and 5 daughters.

In the 1800 United States Census, he is still living in Cumberland County. Both he and his wife are between the ages of 26 and 44. He has five daughters, two under 10, two between 10 and 15 and one between16 and 25. He has two sons, both under 10.

In the 1810 United States Census, he and his wife are 45 and over. He has 3 sons, one under 10, one between 10 and 15, and one between 16 and 25. He has 5 daughters, four under 10 and one between 16 and 25.

In the 1820 United States Census enumerated on August 7, 1820, he and his wife are both over 45. He has 1 son under 10 and two daughters, one between 10 and 15 and one between 16 and 25. He is farming.

His death date is unknown although it would have been after the Pension Roll of 1835.


  • WikiTree profile Cutts-134 created through the import of GLGray.GED on Oct 10, 2012 by Gary Gray. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Gary and others.
  • Source: S12329 Title: Cutts Research-Statewide Author: Marly Drake Dooley Publication: Ms. Dooley's research covered NC, GA, AL, MS, and LA amoung others. Note: #NS123292 Repository: Note: #NS123293 Call Number: Media: Electronic
  • Source: S14223 Title: Revolutionary War Pension Records Author: Secretary of War, 1835 (Copied and Indexed by William R. Navey) Note: #NS142232 Repository: Note: #NS142233 Call Number: Media: Electronic
  • U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900
  • U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835
  • North Carolina, Land Grant Files, 1693-1960
  • 1790 United States Federal Census
  • 1800 United States Federal Census
  • 1810 United States Federal Census
  • 1820 United States Federal Census

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