William Northcutt and Catherine Soape

Map of Tennessee highlighting Rutherford County

Map of Tennessee highlighting Rutherford County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

WILLIAM NORTHCUTT was born Abt. 1780 in North Carolina, and died 28 Dec 1855 in Rutherford County, TN.  He was the son of William Northcutt and Sarah Williams.  He married CATHERINE SOAPE 17 Aug 1805 in Rutherford County, TN (Source: Tennessee Marriages to 1825.), daughter of GEORGE SOAPE and MARY CAPERTON.  She was born Abt. 1781 in Virginia, and died Aft. Jun 1870 in Rutherford County, TN.


Hosea Northcutt married Phebe Totty 21 Jan 1931.Their children: George M. Norhtcutt B.Abt.1834,Rutherford,TN,Sally C. Northcutt B. About 1836 Rutherford, Nancy R. Northcutt b.Abt. 1838 Rutherford, William H.H. Northcutt b.Abt 1843 Rutherford,TN m. Mary M.V. B. Abt. 1847,m.28 Aug. 1866. (We have names of their 7 children. Child #7 is Jewel Henry Northcott b. 18 May 1877 Murfreesboro, TN is our ancestral line), Mary E. Northcott b. Abt 1845 Rutherford, Samuel Northcott b. abt. 1848 Rutherford, Robert M.Northcott b.abt. 1853 Rutherford, TN.

Hosea Northcutt’s siblings are Love b. Abt1805,Mary b.Abt.1807 m.Samuel Williford 1 June 1821,Mahala b. 1808,m.Abraham B. Seem 10 Mar 1823, Lucinda b. 1812, Polexany b. Abt.1814, m.George W. Lawrence 6Mar 1834,Joel B. Northcutt b.Abt 1822, m. Mary Ralph 10 May 1839 (I have names of their 6 children), William L. b.Abt 1832. All siblings born in Rutherford, TN.

The 1840 census lists one male 20-30 (Andrew, who married in 1847), three males 15-20, and one famale 20-30 (Lucinda).

Children of William Northcutt and Catherine Soape

HOSEA NORTHCUTT b. Abt. 1806, Rutherford County, TN; d. Aft. 1880, Rutherford County, Tennessee.
LUCINDA NORTHCUTT b. Abt. 1812, Rutherford County, TN; d. Aft. Jun 1870.
JOEL BAKER NORTHCUTT b. 28 Jan 1814, Rutherford County, TN; d. 01 Feb 1891, Comanche County, TX.
ANDREW J. NORTHCUTT b. Bet. 1820 – 1825, Rutherford County, TN
UNKNOWN SON NORTHCUTT b. Abt. 1918, Lincoln County, OK.
JAMES MATTHEW NORTHCUTT b. Abt. 1821, Rutherford County, TN
WILLIAM T. NORTHCUTT b. Abt. 1823, Rutherford County, TN; m. SARAH J. BARBER, 14 May 1850, Rutherford County, Tennessee; b. Abt. 1830, Tennessee

Genealogical Sources

  • Census 1: 1820, Rutherford County, Tennessee
  • Census 2: 1830, Rutherford County, TN
  • Census 3: 1840, Rutherford County, Tennessee
  • Census 4: 1850, Rutherford County, Tennessee, Trimbles District, HH 181, Aug 30, 1850
  • Census 5: 1870, Rutherford County, Tennessee, District 5, Jefferson, HH 429, July 5, 1870

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