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Re: Wife of William Anson Halbert
Posted by: Janet Ariciu (ID *****5182) Date: March 19, 2009 at 11:31:57
In Reply to: Re: Wife of William Anson Halbert by George Purvis of 732

The William A Halbert that I am talking about is
William Anson Halbert Birth: 14 Oct 1744 in Caroline, Virginia
Death: 28 Dec 1808 in Anderson, South Carolina
Note: John Bennett Boddie states that William Anson Halbert died in Anderson co. Va but there is no Anderson County, VA but there is Anderson County, SC
William Anson Halbert. Red beard, blue eyes, stout, fought in the Virginia Militia in the War of Independence. 1st Regiment, Light Dragoons. For his service, Thomas Jefferson gave him 486 acres on Russel Creek in South Carolina.

Lineage Book - Page 274 by Daughters of the American Revolution - 1930
William Halbert m. 1765 Elizabeth Hill (1747-1836); Anthony Bledsoe m.
«b»William Halbert«/b» (1744-1808) served as lieutenant from Virginia, where he was born

William Anson Halbert was a Justice of the Peace. He was a Lieutenant in the Henry Co., Virginia Militia during the American Revolution. He served with Capt. Henry Lee's Troop, 1st Regiment, Light Dragoons. He was a member of the Provincial Congress from Surry Co., NC in 1775 (The Compendium of American Genealogy, page 208) He was given a land grant of 486 acres of land on Russell Creek in SC, issued by Thomas Jefferson, for his service in the Revolutionary War. He had a red beard, blue eyes and was of stout build. This information about William Anson Halbert is from Southside VA Families, by John Bennett Boddie, Southern Historical Families Vol IX, by John Bennett Boddie, Research by Grace Thomas of 4600 S. Wellington, Salt Lake City, UT 84117 and Karen Halbert Moore of 8999 Hillsboro H>S> Rd., Hillsboro, MO 63050

William was a staunch Whig and served in the Revolutionary Was as a Lieutenant in the Henry County, Virginia Militia. Served with Capt Henry Lee's Troop, 1st Regiment, Light Dragoons (The Compendium of American Genealogy, First Families in America, page 334). Member of the Provincial Congress from Surrey County, North Carolina in 1775 (The Compendium of American Genealogy, page 208).

Legion Cavalry" for the War of the American Revolution, as
shown by manuscript certificate on file in the Virginia State
Library and signed by General Henry LEE. [1640.002, Pg92]
Another certificte, filed in the same Library, dated
23 Feb. 1784, signed by Peter JOHNSTON, Lt. Lee's
Legion, says:
"I certify that William HALBERT, age 40 enlisted in
Partisan Legion for the War ans was a citizen of
Virginia at the time of his enlistment."
In 1786, William, Sr. HALBERT, age 42 and family moved from
Caroline Co., VA. and settled on the "Saludia River" in the
old Pendleton Dist, (present-day Anderson Co.) SC.
[1640.002, Pg14]

Like I said he died in 1809 but son William Anson Halbert Birth: 17 May 1784 in Essex, Virginia
Death: 1 May 1859 in Crawford, Missouri

William Halbert Jr. was granted 1292 acres in Laurens Dist., SC. on Durbin's Creek, a branch of the Enroee River. Being unsuccessful in farming and milling, he sold his property in SC. and took up residence for a short time in Ga.
After living in Ga. for only a couple of years, he and all of his children, except Harriet and Hannah moved to Mo. near William's older brother James Ira Halbert Sr. in Meremac Twp., Crawford Co., Mo. At this time nothing further is known about the families of either of his wives, but there is strong evidence that Elizabeth was related to the Peter Bowen
family of SC. Several Halbert members married into this family and his descendants are found
almost everwhere the Halberts settled.

William Halbert b May 17 1784, Va m Bettie Bowen; rem ca 1844 to Missouri and some descendant now live in Steelville, Missouri

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