William SPEIGHT[1]

Male Abt 1778 - Abt 1829

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  • Birth  Abt 1778  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1829  Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I14000  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified  5 Feb 2012 

    Father  William SPEIGHT,   b. Abt 1745-1751, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1809, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Penelope,   b. Abt 1739, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F5192  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Sarah "Sallie" BURT,   b. Abt 1780, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1846 
    Married  16 Sep 1799  Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Albert S. SPEIGHT,   b. 1800, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John T. (Alsey) SPEIGHT,   b. Abt 1802, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1832, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jesse M. SPEIGHT,   b. 1805, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1852, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William D. SPEIGHT,   b. 15 Feb 1811, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1852, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  22 May 2011 
    Family ID  F7241  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary BERTON,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1818 
    Last Modified  22 May 2011 
    Family ID  F7239  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • William Speight was born est 1778, in NC. His first born was Albert, born in Wake County in 1800. William then moved to Dickson County TN where the remaing three of his sons were born. (Jesse, William, Arthur). Two fellow researchers have said his wife's name is Mary Berton (or Benton), or Sally Bish. I have found a William & Sally Bish, but cannot prove them this is the only marriage or relative of mine. I have found little info on Mary Berton (or Benton).

      WILLIAM SPEIGHT settled in Dickson County from Wake County NC around 1800 or a little after. An old biography written by Tom Speight's great uncle said William settled on the "Westside of the Harpeth River around 1800". He had a son, Albert S. born around 1800. His other sons: Jesse M. b. 1805 Dickson, John T. (Alsey) b.abt 1807 Dickson, William D. b. 2-15-1811

  • Sources 
    1. [S786] Fred Holmes.