Christopher Yow

Male Abt 1730 - Abt 1814  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Christopher Yow 
    Born Abt 1730 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1814 
    Notes 
    • 1774, Mar 7 -- Deed Book 6 Page 94, Cumberland County, NC
      Christopher Yow and wife Susannah deeded Alexr. Johnston 50 acres on Lick Creek adjoining Alexr. Campbell. Patented by Yow 1768. George McKay and Alexr. Allen were witnesses.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox's District
      Christopher Yow $300

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox's District
      Christopher Yow $200

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox's District
      Stuffle Yow $3000

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox's District
      Stifle Yow 500 acres/$1350

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox's District
      Chrtr. Yow $160

      1785, Aug 18 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 59
      [Deed] Lenard Hart and wife to Christopher Yow was proven by Geo. Garrenor [Carrigner].

      1786, Aug 21 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 111
      Ordered that Christopher Yow be appointed overseer in place of Peter Shamburger.

      1787, Aug 20 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 167
      Ordered that Daniel Manus be appointed overseer of the road in place of Christopher Yow.

      1788, Nov 19 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 211
      [Deed] Christopher Yow to John Boyd proven by Owen Carpenter

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 154
      Christopher Yow
      (16+) 2M
      (0-16) 5M
      4F

      1790, Feb 18 -- 1785-1794 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 263
      Chr. Yow recorded his mark to be a swallow fork in the right ear and a crop in the left and two under nicks and the brand to be an eye in the center of a heart.

      1794, Mar 19 -- Land Grant #1253, Moore County, NC
      William Williamson received 100 acres located south of Grassy Creek adjoining John Williamson, his own line and Christopher Yow. Christopher Yow Sr. and Christopher Yow Jr. were chain carriers.

      1796, Mar 15 -- Land Grant #1555, Moore County, NC
      John Bullock received 100 acres located south of Grassy Creek below where Yew?s and Carringer's Road crosses the Persimmon Branch adjoining George Carringer and including Willis Brewer?s improvement. Christopher Yow Sr. and Christopher Yow Jr. were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 75
      Christopher Yow
      (45+) 1M
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 2M
      (0-10) 2M 2F

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 604
      Christopher Yow
      (45+) 1M
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 1F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Heirs of Christopher Yow listed 100 acres valued at $100

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Andrew Yow [for C. Yow's estate] listed 100 acres valued at $150
    Person ID I01590  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2017 

    Father Christopher Yow,   b. Abt 1710,   d. Abt 1772  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Christiana Catherine,   d. Abt 1790 
    Family ID F5050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah,   d. Abt 1774 
    Children 
     1. Mary Yow,   b. 15 Jan 1769,   d. 10 Jul 1860, Henry County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Christopher Yow, III,   b. 1774
    Family ID F4248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Parthenia 
    Children 
    +1. John Yow,   b. 1778,   d. 4 Apr 1859  (Age 81 years)
    +2. Andrew Yow,   b. 11 Feb 1781,   d. 4 Nov 1869  (Age 88 years)
    +3. Henry Yow,   b. 10 Jul 1784,   d. 4 Apr 1857  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Dempsey Yow,   b. 1786,   d. 1862, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. George Yow,   b. 2 Jun 1792,   d. Bef 1880  (Age < 87 years)
    +6. Emanuel Yow,   b. 1794,   d. 1833  (Age 39 years)
    +7. Elizabeth Yow,   b. 1799,   d. 1862  (Age 63 years)
    Family ID F0560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Map of Land Grants along Grassy Creek in Moore County, NC
    Map of Land Grants along Grassy Creek in Moore County, NC
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1588 - George Carringer
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1588 - George Carringer
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1253 - William Williamson
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1253 - William Williamson
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1307 - Christopher Yow
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1307 - Christopher Yow

    Histories
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1777 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1778 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1778 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1779 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1779 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Hunnicutt's[formerly Duckworth] Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1793/1794 Petition for new Moore County Courthouse in Alfordstown
    1793/1794 Petition for new Moore County Courthouse in Alfordstown
    Contains hundreds of signatures of early Moore County residents. Petition to the NC General Assembly to establish "Alfordstown" and move the courthouse there. Petition ultimately failed. Very large document, similar to a Tax List, and it may take additional time to load. Typed abstract at conclusion of the document courtesy of Central North Carolina Journal, September 1993 [Edited and published by James V. Comer]. Original documents courtesy of NC Archives.
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Earliest complete tax list for Moore County. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptrollers Papers, Box 6. Moore County]
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Tax List for District #1 and District #2. While the exact date is uncertain based on a comparison of several landowners it is estimated to have been taken between 1818-1823. This was handed down by the family of Richard Street, tax assessor. during the time period. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the Moore County Library.