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Descendants of Joseph Midyette

Generation No. 9


10. WILLIAM RILEY9 MIDGETT (TIMOTHY8, TIMOTHY7 MIDYETT, THOMAS6, THOMAS5, MATTHEW4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, JOSEPH1 MIDYETTE) was born 08 September 1832 in Avon, Hyde Co, North Carolina, and died 06 November 1905 in Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina (Source: Death/Parents' names/Marriage- William Riley Midgett Bible). He married MARY DEMERCER SCARBOROUGH 28 June 1853 in Avon, Hyde Co, North Carolina, daughter of JOHN SCARBOROUGH and DRUCILLA //. She was born 16 April 1839 in Camden Co, North Carolina (Source: Birth/Parents' names- William Riley Midgette Bible.), and died 17 May 1920 in Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina.

Notes for W
ILLIAM RILEY MIDGETT:
Source: List of Coast Guard Service Men & Serial Numbers


Hyde Co, NC Deed Book 8; pg 292-293

Abraham F. Hooper of Hyde County sold to William R. Midyett of Hyde Co, for $7.00, a parcel of land in Hyde Co on Kinnakeet Banks beginning at Alvin Williams' northwest corner, then to D.G. Meekins' line, then to Feils Meekins' line, then to Isaac L. Hooper's line, then to Selby Meekins, Sr.'s line, to contain 12 1/2 acres. This indenture was made January 20, 1860.
Wit: John J. Pugh
P. Scarborough Abraham F. x Hooper
Proved: Feb. Term 1860


11th Census (1890) of the U.S. Veterans & Widows of the Civil War
Dare Co, NC; Kinnakeet Twp

William R. Midgett was a Private in Company "H" 1st NC Infantry. He enlisted 21 Jan 1863 and was discharged 27 Jun 1865. Commanded by E.C. Manning
PO: Avon "Hemorhage of bowels ,piles, and weak back."


Hyde Co, NC Deed Book 9; pg 66

William R. Midyett of Hyde County sold to Fields Meekins of Hyde County, for $10.00, a tract of land on Kinnakeet Banks joining Selby Meekins, Ezekiel Scarborough and Damon G. Meekins, containing 10 acres. This indenture was made Feb. 7, 1866.
Wit: Henderson Scarborough William R. Midyett
Damon M. Gray
Tillman F. Miller
Reg: Sep 4, 1866.


Hyde Co, NC Deed Book 9; pg 67-68

Isaac J. Williams of Hyde County sold to William R. Midyett of Hyde County, for $74.00, a tract of land on Kinnekeet Banks joining Malichi Gray, the Old Morgan Line, Isaac J. Williams and J.F. Price, containing 5 acres. This indenture was made May 3, 1866.
Wit: Tillmon F. Meekins Isaac Williams
P. Scarborough
Reg: Sep 4, 1866


Hyde Co, NC County Court Minutes (1844-1868)
Microfilm Roll #C.053.30004

May Term 1866
A deed from Isaac Williams to William R. Midyett was proved by the other of Tillman F. Miller (This should be Tillman F. Meelins).
A deed from William R. Midyett to Fields Meekins was proved by the oath of Tillman F. Miller.


NC Extant Voter Registrations of 1867--Frances Wynne

William R. Midgett was registered and accepted to vote in the Kinnekeet District of Hyde Co, NC.


Dare Co, NC Deed Book A; pg 553

Riley Leigh & Riley Midyett owe W.T. Brinkley $150.00 for 2 horses. One female 2 years old, bought by Riley Leigh at the sum of $60.00 to be paid in installments of 3 month at the amount of $20.00 until paid, the 1st payment to be made by the last of December next. Riley Midyett bought 1 three year old red horse for $90.00 to be paid by check every 3 months. This deed of sale was made Oct 25, 1879.
Wit: Sallie Midyett Riley Midyett
Riley G. Leigh


Pension Record
In the matter of William R. Midgett late a Private in Co. "H" of 1st Reg. of NC Inf. Vols, for increase in pension. On August 18, 1904, personally appeared before me, U.S. Commissioner for said county, was authorized to administer oaths, William R. Midgett, aged 72 years and a resident of Buxton in Dare County stated that the following is a true copy of his family record as shown in his family bible which was transcribed at his request and in his presence by P. Scarborough, now deceased, from the original family record of affiant's parents, which has been lost during the War of the Rebellion. The following transcript was written about the year 1861, viz: "William R. Midgett, son of Timothy Midgett and Rebecker, his wife, was borned Sept. 8th 1832." That the foregoing transcript appears in the bible published by the American Bible Society of New York in 1860 and was copied from the original family record of affiant's parents by P. Scarborough, now deceased.
C.C. Miller, Notary Public

More About W
ILLIAM RILEY MIDGETT:
Burial: Isaac L. Jennette Cemetery, Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina
Census: 1860, Hatteras Twp, Hyde Co, NC (Listed as Alfred Midyette)
Military service: Pvt./Company H/1st NC Infantry/US Army/Civil War Veteran
Occupation: Mariner/Fisherman

More About M
ARY DEMERCER SCARBOROUGH:
Burial: Isaac L. Jennette Cemetery, Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina
Census: 1910, Buxton Village, Dare Co, NC/Living in household- Rebecca Scarborough (widow) and Sudie Scarborough age 20, who later married Unaka Jennett, principal keeper of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
     
Children of W
ILLIAM MIDGETT and MARY SCARBOROUGH are:
11. i.   SARAH ANN REBECCA10 MIDGETT, b. 13 January 1856, Avon, Hyde Co, North Carolina; d. 05 October 1933, Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina.
  ii.   JOHN N. MIDGETT, b. 24 September 1858, Avon, Hyde Co, North Carolina; d. 15 November 1883, Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina.
  More About JOHN N. MIDGETT:
Burial: Isaac L. Jennette Cemetery, Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina

12. iii.   EDWARD JAMES MIDGETT, b. 30 September 1861, Avon, Hyde Co, North Carolina; d. 18 January 1944, Buxton, Dare Co, North Carolina.
13. iv.   WILLIAM THOMAS MIDGETT, b. 08 January 1866, Avon, Hyde Co, North Carolina; d. 17 July 1933, Dare Co, North Carolina.
14. v.   PELEGE WILLIS MIDGETT, b. 05 October 1870, Avon, Hyde Co, North Carolina; d. Aft. 1943, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co, North Carolina.
15. vi.   EVAN JAMES MIDGETT, b. 16 February 1873, Avon, Dare Co, North Carolina; d. 05 April 1954, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank Co, North Carolina.
16. vii.   MARY WILLIAMS MIDGETT, b. 15 January 1876, Avon, Dare Co, North Carolina; d. 22 November 1954, Avon, Dare Co, North Carolina.


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