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Aaron Vinson (1747-1791) 

last page update: Nov. 20, 2014
Aaron Vinson 1   (click HERE to find out when the spelling of the surname changed from "Vincent" to "Vinson")
b. 1747
m. 11 Nov 1767 Sussex County, Virginia, United States

     Sarah Ogburn
d. 1791 Johnston, North Carolina, United States

Sarah gave birth to 8 children: 1) Mary, 2) Levina, 3) Sarah, 4) Charlotte (Lottie), 5) Peyton, 6) Allen, 7) Elizabeth, and 8) John.
Military: According to the Bledsoe-Kelly Collection, Aaron Vinson was Justice of Johnston County, N.C. from May 1777 until his death.
Education: unknown

Career: unknown

Sources and Information

- Aaron Vinson's family appears in Johnston County, North Carolina on the first U.S. Census (1790).
- Aaron bought property in Johnston County in an estate sale on 10 Aug. 1782.
- In Record of Estates, Johnston County, North Carolina edited and published by Elizabeth E. Ross, 1988, several records refer to the distribution of his property after his death in 1791.  Following the division of his mother Amelia's estate, Aaron's relationship with his heirs as follows:
"Div. of Est. of Aaron Vinson, dec. among legitimate heirs: Jesse, Polly, Levina, Sally, Charlotte, Payton, Allen, Betsy, & John Vinson."  See Cousin Caroline's page for images.
- Maud Kelly submitted Aaron Vinson as a supplimental ancestral line for her lifetime membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).  His Ancestor # is A118852. wherein he is listed as Aaron "Vincent."

Other Sources

1- Bledsoe-Kelly Collection, Title "Vincent Family"; 1887-1973; donated by Maude McLure Kelly; SC-829, Family Series, Box 3, Folder 7; Special Collections Dept Samford University Library, Birmingham, Alabama; NOTE: record viewed 13 May 1997 by Ron Vincent.

 2- Year: 1790; Census Place: , Johnston, North Carolina; Series: M637; Roll: 7; Page: 479; Image: 598; Family History Library Film: 0568147 (online database):
  1790 United States Federal Census
  Name: Aaron Vincent
  Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Johnston, North Carolina
  Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 3
  Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
  Free White Persons - Females: 4
  Number of Slaves : 12
  Number of Household Members: 20

 3- "Acct. of Est. of John MoCOY, dec. with Aaron VINSON, Exec. Sales 10 Aug. 1782" Buyers - Aaron VINSON" as quoted on Page 1, entry #13 of Record of Estates, Johnston County, North Carolina edited and published by Elizabeth E. Ross, 1988.  For an image of this and other references, see the sources on Cousin Caroline's page.