Joseph Dunn

Male - Aft 1792


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  • Name Joseph Dunn 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1792 
    Notes 
    • 1764, Sep 24 -- Land Grant #513 and #694, Cumberland County, NC
      John Dunn received 150 acres located on Richland Creek 2 miles above Benjamin Dunn. Jonathan Richeson and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: John Walsh deeded to John Overton 1769 --> Alexr. Morrison 1773]

      1764, Sep 24 -- Land Grant #517 and #698, Cumberland County, NC
      Joseph Dunn received 50 acres located on Richland Creek and the Waggon Road adjoining his own line (formerly Jonathan Evans). John Dunn and Jonathan Richeson were chain carriers.

      1765, Aug 3 -- Land Grant #561 and #742, Cumberland County, NC
      Benjamin Dunn received 50 acres located northeast of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and Farquard Campbell. John Dunn and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Benjamin and wife Sarah Dunn deeded to John Stevens 1768]

      1765, Aug 5 -- Land Grant #1429, Cumberland County, NC
      Jesse Pearce received 50 acres located on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn. John Keadle and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: deeded to Michael Hunsucker 1770 --> John Brownlow 1772]

      1765, Aug 9 -- Land Grant #0465, Cumberland County, NC
      Richard Upton received 100 acres located on Locust Branch of Richland Creek. James Smith and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1764, Mar 24 -- Deed Book 2 Page 352, Cumberland County, NC
      Jonathan Evans deeded Joseph Dunn 100 acres located on Richland Creek. William Maultsby and Theophilus Evans were witnesses.

      1764, Sep 24 -- Land Grant #513 and #694, Cumberland County, NC
      John Dunn received 150 acres located on Richland Creek 2 miles above Benjamin Dunn. Jonathan Richeson and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: John Walsh deeded to John Overton 1769 --> Alexr. Morrison 1773]

      1764, Sep 24 -- Land Grant #517 and #698, Cumberland County, NC
      Joseph Dunn received 50 acres located on Richland Creek and the Waggon Road adjoining his own line (formerly Jonathan Evans). John Dunn and Jonathan Richeson were chain carriers.

      1765, Aug 3 -- Land Grant #561 and #742, Cumberland County, NC
      Benjamin Dunn received 50 acres located northeast of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and Farquard Campbell. John Dunn and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Benjamin and wife Sarah Dunn deeded to John Stevens 1768]

      1765, Aug 5 -- Land Grant #1429, Cumberland County, NC
      Jesse Pearce received 50 acres located on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn. John Keadle and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: deeded to Michael Hunsucker 1770 --> John Brownlow 1772]

      1765, Aug 9 -- Land Grant #0465, Cumberland County, NC
      Richard Upton received 100 acres located on Locust Branch of Richland Creek. James Smith and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1766, Apr 12 -- Land Grant #1431, Cumberland County, NC
      John Madlin received 100 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn, Wier and Henry Atkinson. John Dunn and John Keadle were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: deeded to Joseph Dunn 1769]

      1766, Apr 12 -- Land Grant #1456, Cumberland County, NC
      Joseph Dunn received 50 acres located on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek adjoining Jesse Pearce. John Dunn and Jno. Keadle were chain carriers.

      1766, Sep 26 -- Land Grant #597 and #778, Cumberland County, NC
      Jonathan Evans received 100 acres located on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek adjoining Pearce and Joseph Dunn. [Editor's Note: deeded to George Evans 1768 --> Theophilis Evans deeded to Donald McRae 1784]

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Joseph Dunn 1 white poll and 3 black polls

      1767, Apr 4 -- Cane Creek Meeting Minutes, Alamance County, NC
      Ruth Dunn produced a certificate for herself and two daughters, Sarah and Ann, from Dunn's Creek monthly meeting and was accepted.

      1767, Apr 11 -- Cane Creek Meeting Minutes, Alamance County, NC
      James Barnes of Cumberland County and Sarah Dunn of Cumberland County were married at the Barnes Meeting House on Deep River in Cumberland County. Jeremiah Barnes, Jonathan Barnes, Thomas Smith, Mary Barnes, Richard Dunn, Joseph Dunn, Ruth Dunn, John Jones, Cornelius Tison, Jane Tison, Abigail Pike and Eve Crafford were present and served as witnesses.

      1768, Sep 24 -- Land Grant #920, Cumberland County, NC
      Joseph Dunn received 100 acres located on McCallums Branch of McLendons Creek adjoining his own line and Jesse Pearce. Joseph Dunn and Joseph Cheston were chain carriers.

      1769, Mar 20 -- Deed Book 3 Page 403, Cumberland County, NC
      John Medlin deeded Joseph Dunn 100 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn, Weir and Henry Atkinson. James Muse and Benjamin Atkinson were witnesses.

      1770, Feb 1 -- Deed Book 4 Page 13, Cumberland County, NC
      Jesse Pearse deeded Michael Hunsucker 50 acres located on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn. James Muse and Thomas Seale were witnesses.

      1770, Aug 18 -- Will, Cumberland County, NC
      Will of James Barnes, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Sarah [lower half of land and negro Will], daughter Elizabeth, cousin Joshua Barnes, cousin James Barnes, cousin Abigal Barnes, cousin and brother to Abigal Jeremiah Barnes. Executors: wife Sarah, her father Joseph Done [Dunn] and Cornelius Tison. Witnesses: Michael Russell, Gabriel Harden and James Russell. Proven Oct 1770.

      1771, Jan-Jan 1772 -- Estate, Cumberland County, NC
      Inventory of Estate of James Barnes, Dec'd. by Executor Joseph Dunn. Benjamin Oens indebted to estate.

      1772, Jan 31 -- 1771-1776 County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Inventory of the estate of James Barns, Dec'd. given into court by Joseph Dunn.

      1772, Apr 7 -- Land Grant #1102, Cumberland County, NC
      Benjamin Atkinson received 100 acres located on the drains of Richland Creek between Locust Branch and McCallums Branch. James Smith and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: deeded to Richard Lyon and Co. 1772]

      1772, Jul 11 -- Deed Book 5 Page 71, Cumberland County, NC
      Michael Hunsucker deeded John Brownlow 50 acres located on McCollums Fork of Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn. James Muse and Connor Dowd were witnesses.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain Jacob Duckworth's District
      Name and amount of taxable property:
      Joseph Dunn $1100

      1777, Nov 1 -- Cane Creek Meeting Minutes, Alamance County, NC
      William Dunn, son of Joseph Dunn, complained of in Sep for being guilty of appearing in a warlike manner and marrying outside of unity and after the usual labor extended, this meeting now disowns him.

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain Jacob Duckworth's District
      Names and amount of taxable property:
      Joseph Dunn $6000

      1788, Mar 20 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #131 Joseph Dunn Sr. entered 100 acres adjoining White Lick Quarry.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 160
      Joseph Dun Sr.
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 1M
      1F
      6 Slaves

      1791, Jan 25-- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #328 Joseph Dunn Sr. entered 100 acres on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek including Thomas Atkinson's improvement.

      1791, Aug 18 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 315
      Ordered that the road from Widow Muses to the Chatham County line at Saml. Persons be revived and turned across Deep River at the Island Ford. Joseph Duckworth appointed overseer and have the following hands to work: Joseph Dunn Junr., Francis Myrick, Joseph McGee, William Teague, Robt. Davis, Robt. Cheek, James Collins, Joseph McGee Jr., Wm. Harden, Gabriel Harden, Benjn. Cooper, Saml. Perry, Richd. Upton, Joseph Dunn Sr. and Henry Powers.

      1792, Jul 17 -- Land Grant #455, Moore County, NC
      Joseph Dunn Senr. received 100 acres located on McCallums Fork of Richland Creek including Thomas Atkinson's improvement. Joseph Dunn and John Atkinson were chain carriers.

      1792, Jul 17 -- Land Grant #469, Moore County, NC
      Joseph Dunn Senr. received 10 acres including the White Luck Quarry. Joseph Dunn Junr. and John Atkinson were chain carriers.

      1795, Nov 17-18 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 540-541
      The last will and testament of Joseph Dunn was duly proven by Jesse Muse and Jesse Upton and Saml. Dunn qualified as his executor. [Editor?s Note: it is unclear if this refers to Joseph Sr. or Joseph Jr. as both died between 1790-1800]

      1799, Aug 31 -- Will Book A Page 203, Moore County, NC
      Will of Ruth Dunn, Dec'd. Heirs: daughter Sarah Pendleton, son William Dunn, heirs of son Joseph Dunn, daughter Nancy McDonald, daughter Mary Lamb, daughter Elizabeth Rubotom, daughter Hannah Adkinson and son John Dunn [negro man Cezar and negro women Tier]. Executor: son John Dunn. Witnesses: Thos. Reynolds, Edward Upton. Proven Nov 1799.

    Person ID I16842  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2016 

    Family Ruth,   d. Bef Nov 1799 
    Children 
     1. William Dunn
     2. Joseph Dunn,   d. Bef Aug 31 1799
     3. John Dunn
    +4. Sarah Dunn
     5. Nancy Dunn
     6. Mary Dunn,   b. 1765-1770
     7. Hannah Dunn,   b. c1774
    +8. Elizabeth Dunn,   b. 28 Dec 1771,   d. 26 Oct 1844  (Age 72 years)
    Histories
    Dunn Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Dunn Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Dunn references in Moore County.
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F4761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.