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Richard Lewis Capps

Male Abt 1794 - 1867  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Richard Lewis Capps 
    Born Abt 1794  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    1820 Census 13 Nov 1820  Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1830 Census Must be in or near Greene Co., TN - Richard Coats? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1840 Census Check Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigrated 1836  Newton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1850 Census 24 Oct 1850  Jackson Twp., Newton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1860 Census 25 Sep 1860  Sugar Loaf Twp., Carroll County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    HIST 1820 Mecklenburg Co., NC Census,
    13 November 1820 by Joseph McConnaughey, pg. 182B
    James CAPPS 200100 00100 01
    Richd CAPPS 001110 20100 01
    [1M 26-44 (b. 1776-1794) Richard
    1F 16-25 (b. 1795-1804) Rachel
    2F 0-9 (b. 1811-1820)
    1M 16-26 (b. 1795-1804) who would also be 1M 16-18 (b. 1802-1804) Daniel Capps?].
    [So, are our two boys supposed to have been noted as girls erroneously?]

    1850 Newton Co., AR Census, Jackson Township, County of Newton, State of Arkansas
    pg. 17/9A, 24th October 1850 by Pendelon Porter
    line 5, 110/110 Richard CAP 55 M Farmer $100 North Carolina cannot r/w
    Pricy 44 F " " [North Carolina] cannot r/w
    Esau 17 M " " [North Carolina].

    1860 Carroll Co., AR Census, Sugar Loaf Township, County of Carroll, State of Arkansas, [pg. 230]
    25th Septr 1860 by Brice Byrum
    P.O. Dubuque
    line 27, 1534/1504 Richard CAPPS 62 M Farmer /205 NC cannot r/w
    Priscilla 53 f NC cannot r/w
    James P 8 M " [NC] attended school
    [Seals households on either side, grandson William Capps on other side of John Seals 50 Ten household]
    line 38, 1536/1506 Wm CAPPS 19 M Farmer /30 married within this year cannot r/w
    Louisa J 17 f married within this year
    Mary J 4/12 f. 
    Died 1867  Boone County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2787  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2011 

    Father Henry Capps,   d. 1822 
    Family ID F1285  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Rachel Barnhill,   b. BET. 1795 - 1800, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1828, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1814  Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • Groom: Lewis Capps
      Bride: Rachael Barnhill
      Bond Date: 22 Feb 1814
      Bond #: 000080669
      Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
      ImageNum: 000447
      County: Mecklenburg
      Record #: 01 044
      Bondsman: James Made his Mark Carigan
      Witness: Isaac S. Alexander.
    Children 
     1. William Capps,   b. Abt 1817, Probably North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert "Bob" Capps,   b. 2 Feb 1820, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1902, Boone County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F1283  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Priscilla "Pricie" Brady,   b. Abt 1807, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1892  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 10 Aug 1830  Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Esau Capps,   b. Abt 1833, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James P. Capps,   b. Abt 1852, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F1284  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Excerpt from the Biography of his son:

      Robert Capps (1820-1902), Reminiscent History of the OzarkRegion. Chicago: Goodspeed Brothers, 1894, pg. 194-195.

      "This gentleman has been a resident of this section since 1837, comingthither from St. Louis County, Mo., where he had settled in 1836. He wasborn in Mecklenburg County, N.C., February 2, 1820, in which State hisparents, Richard and Rachel (Barnhill) Capps, were also born and reared.After their marriage they removed to Tennessee and made a good home forthemselves in Grainger County, but in 1836 removed to Missouri, and thefollowing year came to this section of Arkansas. The father became aprominent farmer of Newton County, but was called from life in BooneCounty in 1867, his wife having died in Alabama in 1828, after havingborne him two children: William and Robert. Mr. Capps' second wife wasPricie Brady, who resides in Indian Territory. Two children resultedfrom this union. Mr. Capps was a Democrat in politics. The early lifeof Robert Capps was spent in his native State, and in the mountains ofNewton County, Ark. Following in his father's footsteps he became quitea noted Nimrod in his youth, and, while the State was in a primativecondition, he killed many bears and deer and on one occasion in one daykilled four panthers. "

  • Sources 
    1. [S2297] (Chicago: Goodspeed Brothers, 1894).

    2. [S2317] 1820 Mecklenburg Co., NC Census, [1M 26-44 (b. 1776-1794).

    3. [S1842] 1850 Newton Co., AR Census, says 55 years old.

    4. [S2317] 1820 Mecklenburg Co., NC Census, 13 November 1820 by Joseph McConnaughey, pg. 182B, James CAPPS 200100 00100 01, Richd CAPPS 001110 20100 01, [1M 26-44 (b. 1776-1794) Richard, 1F 16-25 (b. 1795-1804) Rachel, 2F 0-9 (b. 1811-1820), 1M 16-26 (b. 1795-1804) who would also be 1M 16-18 (b. 1802-1804) Daniel Capps?].

    5. [S1842] 1850 Newton Co., AR Census, Jackson Township, County of Newton, State of Arkansas, pg. 17/9A, 24th October 1850 by Pendelon Porter, line 5, 110/110 Richard CAP 55 M Farmer $100 North Carolina cannot r/w, Pricy 44 F " " [North Carolina] cannot r/w, Esau 17 M " " [North Carolina].

    6. [S1694] 1860 Carroll Co., AR Census, Sugar Loaf Township, County of Carroll, State of Arkansas, [pg. 230], 25th Septr 1860 by Brice Byrum, P.O. Dubuque, line 27, 1534/1504 Richard CAPPS 62 M Farmer /205 NC cannot r/w, Priscilla 53 f NC cannot r/w, James P 8 M " [NC] attended school, [Seals households on either side, grandson William Capps on other side of John Seals 50 Ten household].

    7. [S1956] North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Groom: Lewis Capps, Bride: Rachael Barnhill, Bond Date: 22 Feb 1814, Bond #: 000080669, Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, ImageNum: 000447, County: Mecklenburg, Record #: 01 044, Bondsman: James Made his Mark Carig, Witness: Isaac S....

    8. [S1965] Greene Co., TN, Marriages, 1780-1947, batch#M519241, 1870-1955, Greene County (Tennessee). County Court Clerk, RICHARD CAPP m. PRICY BRADY 10 AUG 1830, Greene, Tennessee..


 
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