William Maness, Sr.

Male - Bef 1787


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  • Name William Maness 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 21 Nov 1787 
    Notes 
    • Some of the William Maness listings below may actually be his son...

      1765, May 21/22 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Manus was appointed constable for Capt. Cheney's District

      1765, May 24 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Manus listed among constables being fined
      Wm. Manus orderd to report list of taxables to magistrate Richard Lyon, Esq.

      1765, Aug 22 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Manus, constable orderd to attend May court

      1765, Oct 2 -- Deed, Cumberland County, NC
      William Manes listed as a witness to a 150 acre Deed from John Gilmore to Thomas Maples located on a Branch of Lower Little River

      1766, Apr 10 -- Land Grant #1460, Cumberland County, NC
      William Maners received a 200 acre Land Grant located on Bear Creek

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Menus listed 1 white poll

      1769, May 4 -- Land Grant #881, Cumberland County, NC
      William Manes received a 100 acre Land Grant located Southeast of Bear Creek

      1770, Aug 4 -- Deed, Cumberland County, NC
      William Manes listed as a witness to a 100 acre Deed from Nicholas Smith and Sarah Smith to Josiah Williams located on both sides of the South Fork of Crains Creek

      1770, July 16 -- Deed, Cumberland County, NC
      William Maness listed as a witness as John Cagle, Henry Sides, Casper Clob, Peter Sides & Doratha Elizabeth Sides appoint Simon Hart as their attorney against John Waginer and Micheeal Heller regarding the Estate of Andrew Felsinger

      1771, Oct 26 -- Deed, Cumberland County, NC
      William Manes listed as a witness to a 200 acre Deed from Robert Rowan, Sheriff to Peter Messer located Northeast of Cape Fear River

      1772, Jan 29 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      A Deed from Michael Hunsucer to Jas. McDonald was proved by William Manus

      1774, July -- Trial and Appearance Docket, Cumberland County, NC
      John Marsh v. Barthelomew Dunn
      Willm. Manus listed as a witness

      1774, July 2 -- Deed, Cumberland County, NC
      William Manus listed as a witness to a 65 acre Deed from Jonathan Williams to Moses Williams located South of Lower Little River

      1774, July 8 -- Deed, Cumberland County, NC
      William Manus listed as a witness to a 200 acre Deed from Jesse Ritter to Nathan Smith located on Wet Creek

      1774, Oct 25 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      A Deed from Jesse Ritter to Nathan Smith was proved by William Manes

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Maness listed twice (150 acres and 160 acres) in Captain John Cox's District

      1777, Nov 1 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Manos was appointed constable for Capt. John Cox's District

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Manus listed 250 acres in Capt. John Cox's District

      1778, Jan 30 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Jeptha Medford was appointed constable in the place of Wm. Manos

      1779, Jul -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      William Meanus was listed as signing Oath of Allegiance to the State

      1779, Jul 31 -- County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Manus was appointed constable for Capt. John Cox's District

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Menis Sr. listed as paying $15 in Captain John Cox District

      1787, Nov 21 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      William Mears returns Inventory of Estate of William Manus, decd.
    Person ID I21286  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2014 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-106488 Thurman Dosson Maness

    Children 
    +1. William Maness, Jr.,   b. 1738, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Histories
    Maness Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Maness Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Maness references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F6494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1766 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1460 - William Maness
    1766 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1460 - William Maness
    Map of William Maness' neighborhood on Bear Creek just north of Robbins
    Map of William Maness' neighborhood on Bear Creek just north of Robbins
    Tracts highlighted include Revolutionary War Soldier William Maness or his father William [YELLOW], sons James, Shadrach, Meshack and Abednego [PURPLE], Grandson Isaac [BLUE] and close relative Ambrose [ORANGE]. "X" denotes the location of the William Maness family cemetery.
    1778 Oath of Allegiance, Cumberland County, NC
    1778 Oath of Allegiance, Cumberland County, NC
    Jul 1778 signers of the Oath of Allegiance renouncing the King of England

    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.
    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.
    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, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.