John Sheffield, Jr.[1]

Male 1760 - Bef 1837  (77 years)


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  • Name John Sheffield 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 1750-1760 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 14 Sep 1837 
    Notes 
    • 1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox?s District
      #47 John Shuffle Jur. listed $100

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox?s District
      John Shuffle Jr. listed 300 at $1200

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox?s District
      John Shuffle Jr. listed 150 at $600

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC, Captain John Cox?s District
      John Shuffle Jr. listed $60

      1788, Aug 19 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 202
      John Shuffle, Junr. appointed overseer of the road which leads by Mr. Nall?s from Bear Creek to Randolph County

      1788, Aug 22 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 207
      John Shuffle, Junr. served Jury Duty

      1788, Nov 17 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 209
      John Shuffle, Junr. served Jury Duty

      1789, May 21 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 233
      John Sheffield, Junr. is requested to appear for Jury Duty next session

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 158
      John Shuffil, Jr.
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 5M
      1F

      1790, May 17 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 267
      A deed from John Sheffield Senr. to John Sheffield Junr. is proven

      1790, Aug 24 -- Land Grant #365, Moore County, NC
      John Shuffield and Adam Shuffield are listed as chain carriers and John Shuffield, Sr. is listed as a neighbor on Nicholas Nall?s 150 acre land grant located North of Bear Creek.

      1791, Feb 23 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 302
      John Shuffle Senr. and John Shuffle Junr. are ordered to work on the road from Deep River at county line to the Black Ponds

      1792, Aug 21 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 366
      John Sheffield, Jr. is requested to appear for Jury Duty next session

      1793, May 23 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 404
      John Sheffield Jur. and Jno. Sheffield, Senr. are ordered to work on the road from the county line at Mr. Gardiners to the White Ponds

      1793, Aug 21 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 414
      John Sheffield, Jr is ordered to work on the road from the county line near John Garner to the Black Ponds

      1793, Dec-Jan 1794 ? General Assembly Sessions Records, Moore County, NC
      John Shuffield, Adam Shufel & John Shufel signed the petition to form the town of Alfordstown as the county seat of Moore County

      1794, Dec 16 -- Will Book A, Moore County, NC Pages 186-187
      1796, Feb (proven in open court)
      Will of John Sheffield
      Executors: Wife Hannah Sheffield and Averet Smith
      Witnesses: Averet Smith, Isam Sheffield, Windsor Pearce
      Wife - Hannah Sheffield: 100 acres with home plantation
      Son - Mark Sheffield: 1 shilling sterling
      Son - John Sheffield: 1 shilling sterling
      Son - Adam Sheffield: 100 acres on Rattlesnake branch
      Son - Isham Sheffield: 100 acres (where he now lives)
      Son - Averit Sheffield: 100 acres (where I now live; after his Mother's death)
      Dau - Sarah Dennis: 1 shilling sterling
      Dau - Mary Dun: 1 shilling sterling
      Dau - Lucretia Dun: 1 shilling sterling
      Dau - Rebekah Awtry: 1 shilling sterling
      Dau - Hannah Mainyard: 1 shilling sterling
      Dau - Elizabeth Awtry: 1 shilling sterling
      Two youngest daughters - Lydda & Milly Sheffield: 1 shilling sterling each

      1796, Aug 15 -- Land Grant #1867, Moore County, NC
      Adam Shuffeld and John Shuffeld listed as chain carriers on William Wood?s 100 acre land grant located South of Bear Creek. John Shuffeld is also listed as a neighbor.

      1797, Jun 24 -- Land Grant #1579, Moore County, NC
      John Shiffield, Sr. and John Shiffield, Jr. are listed as chain carriers on John Hare?s 50 acre land grant on Wolf Creek.

      1797, Aug 25 -- Land Grant #1151, Moore County, NC
      John Shiffield, Sr. and John Shiffield, Jr. are listed as chain carriers and John Shiffield is listed as a neighbor on Peter Hare?s 100 acre land grant located on Wolf Creek.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 46
      John Shuffle
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 3M
      (10-16) 2M
      (0-10) 2M

      1805, Nov 1 -- Land Grant #1897, Moore County, NC
      John Shuffield received a 50 acre land grant located South of Bear Creek. John Shuffield, Jr. and Isaac Shuffield are listed as chain carriers.

      1805, Nov 1 -- Land Grant #1913, Moore County, NC
      John Shuffield, Sr. received a 100 acre land grant located on both sides of Wolf Creek. John Shuffield, Jr. and Isaac Shuffield are listed as chain carriers.

      1808, Mar 24 -- Land Grant #2070, Moore County, NC
      John Sheffield, Jr. received a 150 acre land grant located on the drains of Wolf Creek. John Sheffield, Sr. and Isaac Sheffield are listed as chain carriers and John Sheffield, Sr. is also listed as a neighbor.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 606
      John Shuffle
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-25) 1M
      (10-16) 1M
      (0-10) 1F

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 312
      John Shuffield, Sr.
      (45+) 1M 2F
      (10-16) 1F
      (0-10) 2M 1F

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 455
      John Shiffd. Sen.
      (70-80) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (15-20) 2M 1F
      (10-15) 1F

      1837, Sep 14 -- Records of Estate Book D, Moore County, NC Pages 18-22
      Estate of John Sheffield, Sr.
      Martin Sheffield, Administrator
    Person ID I21234  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2011 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-330490 Allen Edward Sheffield

    Father John Sheffield, Sr.,   d. Bef Feb 1796 
    Mother Hannah Melton 
    Documents
    Map of John Sheffield's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Bear and Wolf Creeks
    Map of John Sheffield's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Bear and Wolf Creeks
    Highlighted tracts include grants to John Sheffield, Sr.[BLUE], John Sheffield, Jr. and III[GREEN] and Isham Sheffield[YELLOW].
    Histories
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Sheffield references in Moore County and Cumberland County. Given the numerous John, Isham, Adam and Everet Sheffields I have tried to denote which one that I believe the reference is referring to.
    Family ID F6475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Y  [1
    Children 
    +1. John Sheffield, III,   b. 1770-1775,   d. Bef 31 Oct 1845  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Isaac Sheffield,   b. 1780
    +3. Isham Sheffield,   b. 1780-1790,   d. 1842, Wilcox County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +4. Everett M. Sheffield,   b. 1790,   d. 1860  (Age 70 years)
     5. Henry Sheffield,   b. 1794,   d. 15 Nov 1872, Clark County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. William Sheffield,   b. 1790-1800
     7. Adam Sheffield,   b. 1790-1800
     8. Nathan Sheffield,   b. c1800
    Histories
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Sheffield references in Moore County and Cumberland County. Given the numerous John, Isham, Adam and Everet Sheffields I have tried to denote which one that I believe the reference is referring to.
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2012 21:04:14 
    Family ID F10833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1796 Will Book A Page 186/187, Moore County, NC - Will of John Sheffield; Will of Nicholas Newton
    1796 Will Book A Page 186/187, Moore County, NC - Will of John Sheffield; Will of Nicholas Newton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1946 - Solomon Barrett
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1946 - Solomon Barrett
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1399 - Isham Sheffield
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1399 - Isham Sheffield
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1793 - John Sheffield
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1793 - John Sheffield
    1808 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2070 - John Sheffield
    1808 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2070 - John Sheffield
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1151 - John Hare
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1151 - John Hare
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1579 - John Hare
    1797 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1579 - John Hare
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1402 - John Hare
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1402 - John Hare
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1897 - John Sheffield Sr.
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1897 - John Sheffield Sr.
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1913 - John Sheffield Sr.
    1805 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1913 - John Sheffield Sr.
    1810 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2112 - John Sheffield
    1810 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2112 - John Sheffield
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #785 - Elijah Autery
    1794 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #785 - Elijah Autery
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #0114 - John Sheffield
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #0114 - John Sheffield

    Histories
    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.
    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, Horner, Hunsucker, Jackson, Key, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Nall, Richardson, Ritter, Sanders, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1005] Jan Bodenheimer [jan_bodenheimer@yahoo.com], 26 Feb 2011.
      JOHN SHEFFIELD, JR. was born Abt. 1750 in Moore Co., NC, and died 1825 in Moore Co., NC. He married IRENA? AUTRY Abt. 1780 in Moore Co., NC.

      Children of JOHN SHEFFIELD and IRENA? AUTRY are:

      i. ISAAC7 SHEFFIELD, b. Abt. 1780, Moore Co., NC; d. Oct 1858, Yellow Bluff, Wilcox Co., AL.

      ii. JOHN SHEFFIELD III, b. 1781, Moore Co., NC; d. 1830, Moore Co., NC.

      iii. ISHAM SHEFFIELD, b. 1784, Moore Co., NC; d. 1842, Wilcox Co., AL.

      iv. EVERETT M. SHEFFIELD, b. 1789, Moore Co., NC; d. Bet. 1860 - 1870,
      Itawamba Co., MS.

      v. ADAM SHEFFIELD, b. 1790, Moore Co., NC; d. Bef. 1840, Wilcox Co., AL.

      vi. HENRY W. SHEFFIELD, b. 1794, Moore Co., NC; d. 15 Nov 1872, Clark Co., Ark..

      vii. NATHANIEL "NATHAN" SHEFFIELD, b. Abt. 1799, Moore Co., NC; d. Abt. 1842, Wilcox Co., AL.

      viii. WILLIAM (SHUFFILL) SHEFFIELD, b. 1800, Moore Co., NC.