John Auld

John Auld

Male 1752 - 1796  (44 years)

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  • Name John Auld 
    Born 30 May 1752  Fishing Creek, Dorchester Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Nov 1796  Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1007  avefamily
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2007 

    Father James Auld,   b. 1725, Dorchester Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Rosanna Piper,   b. 1723, Dorchester Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1747  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Scurlock,   d. 1795, Pittsboro, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Aug 1775  Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Sherwood Auld,   b. 15 Jan 1770, Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Henry William Auld,   b. 14 Mar 1781, Anson Co. N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Chatham Co. N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. Rosanna Elizabeth Auld,   b. 1 Mar 1783, Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles Auld,   b. 13 Dec 1787, Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Alexander Auld,   b. 16 Sep 1789, Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah Auld,   b. 25 Dec 1792, Anson Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • called 'Senator'. Member of NC General Assembly for Anson Co., NC in 1783 & 1754 (Representative), and 1788 (Senator).

      from "The Journal of James Auld, 1765-1770", published in the Southern History Association, Volume VIII, No. 4, July, 1904, and found in the
      National Archives (and elsewhere, including genealogy.com):

      "In Nov., 1770, traveled up to Anson County about 200 miles, contracted with Col. Sam Spencer for the clerkship of that county and my first court commenced January 1771. This fall negro wench Cate run away. Continued traveling and attending Anson County court with my sons, John and Michael , until January court '72, when John is placed for one year at Chatham County Court House in a store for Mr. Neal McKennon and also Deputy Clerk for Wm. Cooper of that County, myself pursuing my attendance at Anson County Court until April '72, proposing now to move my family to Anson County before July Court."

      The journal goes on to say:

      "SUNDAY Feb: 10: 1765 - I took my departure from my house on Fishing Creek in Dorchester County, Maryland where I left my wife and Six children viz....wife Rosanna Auld...sd. Six children...

      1st Child a daugh. Ann aged about 14 years
      2nd a Son John aged abt 13
      3 a Daughter Rosannah abt 10
      4 a Son Michael Piper abt. 8
      5 a Daugh Mary - abt. 4
      6 a Daugh Betsey - abt. 3 m(os)

      The following birthdays are also listed:

      James Sherwood AULD b. 15 Jan. 177 (torn, prob. 1770)
      Henry William AULD b. 14 Mar. 1781.
      Rosanna Elizabeth AULD b. 1 Mar. 1783.
      Charles AULD b. 13 Dec. 1787.
      Alexander AULD b. 16 Sep. 1789.
      Sarah AULD b. 25 Dec. 179 (torn, but may be 1792).

      In another hand - James AULD d. 8 May 1782

      wf Rosanna d. 11 Nov. 1792 Anson Co.
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      from another (unattributed) source:

      "JOHN AULD, born May 30, 1752; died Nov. 28, 1796; buried in Anson County, North Carolina, in Auld Family Cemetery near Pee Dee Station ; married ELIZABETH SCURLOCK. He was Clerk of Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Anson County, North Carolina, and served in the State Senate and House of Legislature several terms. His tombstone reads: 'John Auld died November 28, 1796, aged 44 years and 6 months.'"

      The husband of ELIZABETH SCURLOCK was JOHN AULD, son of JAMES AULD and ROSANNA PIPER GOLDSBOROUGH. JOHN was born May 30, 1752, in Fishing Creek, Dorchester County, MD. He died Nov. 28, 1796, and is buried in the Auld Family Cemetery near Pee Dee Station in Anson County, NC.

      He was Clerk of Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Anson County, and served in the State Senate and House of Legislature several terms.
      According to Anson County, North Carolina: Abstracts of Early Records, JAMES AULD and his sons JOHN and MICHAEL served as Clerks of
      Court before, during, and after the Revolution. JAMES served as a member of the commission to locate the state capital. JOHN served as
      State Senator after the Revolution, and while serving as Senator he was appointed Auditor for the State of North Carolina.

      ELIZABETH2 SCURLOCK (MIAL/MILES 1), died August 26, 1795 in Chatham Co., NC. She married JOHN AULD, son of JAMES AULD and ROSANNA GOLDBOROUGH. He was born May 30, 1752 in Fishing Creek, Dorchester Co., MD, and died November 28, 1796 in Wadesboro Co., , NC.

      Children of ELIZABETH SCURLOCK and JOHN AULD are: i. ELIZABETH3 AULD.
      ii. JAMES SHERWOOD AULD.
      iii. HENRY WILLIAM AULD.
      iv. ELIZABETH AULD.
      v. SARAH AULD.
      vi. CHARLES AULD.
      vii. ALEXANDRA AULD.
      Information taken from the book titled "SUPPLEMENT TO THE AULD FAMILY FOOTPRINTS FROM MARYLAND TO NORTH CAROLINA THEN WEST ACROSS THE SOUTH TO TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA" by V.L . Auld - September 2002: page 26 "His tombstone reads:"John Auld died 2 8th November 1796, aged 44 years and 6 months."

      Connections to Chatham Co, NC, are documented through these deeds:

      These are taken from N.C. Archives films of the original Chatham Co., NC records. 1771-1786, vol. A.B.C., being the first ones.

      pg. 170, Nov. 18, 1778
      "Agnes Harrington, Thomas Harrington and Philemon Harrington, sell to John Auld of Anson Co., for 800 pds, 212 acres, including the land whereon we now live..."

      pg. 173, Nov. 18, 1778
      "William Alston of Halifax Co., NC sells to John Auld of Anson Co., NC, for 500 pds, 212 acres. Land joins Mial Scurlocks land where the Court House now stands and the land of Zachariah Harman..."