Leonard Furr, Jr.

Leonard Furr, Jr.

Male 1777 - 1845  (67 years)

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  • Name Leonard Furr 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 7 Oct 1777 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Mar 1845 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Sowell Family Cemetery #278 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1803, Aug 30 -- Land Grant #1848, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr Junr. received a 100 acre Land Grant located on both sides of Flag Creek adjoining Jacob Furr. Leonard Furr Senr. and Jacob Furr are listed as chain carriers.

      1803, Sep 18 -- Land Grant #1850, Moore County, NC
      Jacob Furr received a 100 acre Land Grant located East of Flag Creek adjoining John Cox, Leonard Furr, Thomas Graham and Charles Sowell. Leonard Furr, Senr. and Leonard Furr, Junr. are listed as chain carriers.

      1805, Oct 31 -- Land Grant #1904, Moore County, NC
      Charles Sowell received a 50 acre Land Grant located on Flag Creek adjoining Mary Hines and his own line. Thomas Williams and Leonard Furr Junr. were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 611
      Lenard Furr
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1811, Aug 14 -- Land Grant #2128, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr Junior received a 25 acre Land Grant located on both sides of Flag Creek adjoining his own line, Ansel Melton and McLeod. Jacob Furr and Daniel McLean were chain carriers.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr listed 235 acres valued at $175.85 and 50 acres valued at $37.50

      1817, Sep 15 -- Land Grant #2569, Moore County, NC
      William Williams received a 40 acre Land Grant located on Flag Creek adjoining Leonard Furr, Charles Sowell and George Davis. Barthol. Dunn and Charles Sowell were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr listed 285 acres valued at $400

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 305
      Lenard Furr
      (16-26) 1F
      (16-18) 1M
      (0-10) 1M 1F
      [*believe this to be Leonard Furr b.1779 and the census taker made a mistake with the enumeration]

      1823, Dec 3 -- Deed Book 95 Page 20, Moore County, NC
      William Williams deeded George Davis 40 acres located on Flag Creek adjoining Leonard Furr and Charles Sowell. William Dunn and Charles Sowell were witnesses.

      1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 58
      Leonard Furr ordered to serve jury duty next court session

      1825, Feb 21 -- 1823-1831 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 61
      Leonard Furr served Jury Duty

      1825, May 5 -- Land Grant #2667, Moore County, NC
      William Lakey received 14a Land Grant located on Flag Creek adjoining Everet Wallace, Neil McLeod, William Jones and Furr. John Williams and Jacob Stutts were chain carriers.

      1825, Sep 2 -- Land Grant #2739, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr received a 44 acre Land Grant located on both sides of Flag Creek adjoining his own line, Neil McLeod, Ansel Melton, Laky and William Jones. Ansel Melton and Isaah Melton were chain carriers.

      1825, May 17 -- 1823-1831 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 79
      Leonard Furr ordered to serve jury duty next court session

      1829,Feb -- 1823-1831 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 259
      Leonard Furr was a witness on the partition of Alexander Kennedy, decd.'s land for widow Susannah Kennedy

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 447
      Leonard Furr
      (40-50) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 1M

      1838, May 18 -- Deed Book 95 Page 24, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr deeded George Davis 50 acres located on Flag Creek adjoining George Davis [formerly Charles Sowell], John Cagle, William Williams [formerly Graham] and his own line. C. Shields and Geo. Hunsucker were witnesses.

      1841, Fall -- 1834-1842 Superior Court Execution Docket
      #13 Daniel Muse v. Isham Wallace
      Enich Wallace, Joel Lawhon, Thomas Muse, Wm. Caddell, Abram Hunsucker, Patience Muse, Leonard Furr, A. Shattuck, Polly Williams, Daniel Muse, James Melton, Shadrac Maner, Wm. Barrett Jr., Wm L. Wallace and Delphy Wallace were witnesses. Continued Spring 1842 #36 -- Fall 1842 #77 -- Spring 1843 #83 -- Fall 1843 #63 -- Spring 1844 #72 -- Fall 1844 #79 -- Spring 1845 #72 -- Fall 1845 #81 -- Spring 1846 #99 -- Fall 1846 #92 -- Spring 1847 #90 -- Fall 1847 #89

      1844 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District 6
      Leonard Furr listed 2 black polls and 100 acres located on Flag Creek valued at $80

      1844, Apr 10 -- Land Grant #3233, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr received a 30 acre Land Grant located on Cabin Creek adjoining Thomas Brown, Everet Smith, Jesse Brown, and John Cagle. John Cagle and Upshur Furr were chain carriers.

      1844, Apr 26 -- 1844-1847 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 21
      Leonard W. Lawhon v. Leonard Furr, guardian of minor heirs of Jason Sowell, dec'd.

      1845, July -- 1785-1868 Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      Nancy Furr Ex Parte [Probably petitioning the court for Widow's Allowance]

      1845, Jul 10-30 -- Record of Estates Book E, Page 85-88, 110, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Leonard Furr, dec'd. by L. W. Lawhon, Administrator. Notes were listed on the following: William Stuts, Noah Brewer, Daniel McNeill, S.C. Bruce, John McNeill, Hector McNeill, John Smith, Wm. Smith, Joseph Williams, Dempsey Sowell, Quimby Sowell, A.C. Curry, John H. Stuts, Christopher Stuts, Wm. T. Morgan, Evret Smith, Isaiah Brown, Eli Smith, Daniel McNeill, George Hunsucker, John C. Stuts, A.S. Moody, Newsom Bridges, Isam Smith, and John Dunlap. Items were purchased by the following: Upshur Furr, James McKinnon, Daniel Muse, Jacob C. Stutts, Nancy Furr, Dempsey Sowell, Thomas Richardson, Geo. Hunsucker, John Williams, and Josiah Williams. Items sold for the heirs of Jason Sowell were purchased by the following: Robert R. Smith, Isham Smith, and Norman Morison.

      1845, Jul 30 -- 1844-1847 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 201
      Leonard W. Lawhon Administrator of Leonard Furr dec'd. returned inventory and account of sales

      1846, Jan 31 -- 1844-1847 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 303
      Leonard W. Lawhon, Administrator of Leonard Furr dec'd. v. Daniel McNeill and Samuel Bruce
      Ordered that the defendant shall surrender a lease executed by Leonard Furr to McNeill to search for gold on the land of the heirs of Jason Sowell dec'd.

    Person ID I04468  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2012 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-316536 William Upshur Furr

    Father Leonard Furr,   b. 1758, Cabarrus County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1830 and 1835, Allen, Copiah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stutts,   b. 1753,   d. 12 Jun 1845, Lincoln County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Histories
    Furr Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Furr Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Furr references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F2157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy,   b. 1785 
    Children 
    +1. Upshur Furr,   b. 1808,   d. 1858  (Age 50 years)
    +2. Rebecca Furr,   b. 17 Jul 1811,   d. 24 Jan 1831  (Age 19 years)
    Histories
    Furr Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Furr Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Furr references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F1522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Sowell Family Cemetery #278 Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Map of Furr lands in Moore County, NC on Flag Creek, Buffalo Creek and Long Meadow Branch
    Map of Furr lands in Moore County, NC on Flag Creek, Buffalo Creek and Long Meadow Branch
    Highlighted tracts include Leonard Furr Sr. [YELLOW], and his sons Leonard Furr Jr. [BLUE], and Jacob Furr [PURPLE]. The [+] symbol indicates the location of Leonard Furr Jr.'s tombstone in the Sowell Family Cemetery.
    1803 Land Grant #1850, Moore County, NC - Jacob Furr
    1803 Land Grant #1850, Moore County, NC - Jacob Furr
    1803 Land Grant #1848, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr Jr.
    1803 Land Grant #1848, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr Jr.
    1811 Land Grant #2145, Moore County, NC - Jacob Furr
    1811 Land Grant #2145, Moore County, NC - Jacob Furr
    1811 Land Grant #2128, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr Jr.
    1811 Land Grant #2128, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr Jr.
    1825 Land Grant #2739, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr
    1825 Land Grant #2739, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1904 - Charles Sowell
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1904 - Charles Sowell
    1810 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2034 - Charles Sowell
    1810 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2034 - Charles Sowell
    1817 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2569 - William Williams
    1817 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2569 - William Williams
    1838 Deed Book 95 Page 24, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr to George Davis
    1838 Deed Book 95 Page 24, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr to George Davis
    1823 Deed Book 95 Page 20, Moore County, NC - William Williams to George Davis
    1823 Deed Book 95 Page 20, Moore County, NC - William Williams to George Davis

    Headstones
    Leonard Furr
    Leonard Furr
    Husband of Nancy and son of Leonard Furr and Elizabeth Stutts

    Histories
    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.
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8 (Partial)
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8 (Partial)
    Partial list. Potential list of insolvents. Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Caddell, Cagle, Cockman, Cole, Davis, Deaton, Furr, Garner, Horner, Hunsucker, Jackson, Key, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Nall, Richardson, Ritter, Sanders, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).