John Key

Male Bef 1746 -


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  • Name John Key 
    Born Bef 1746 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Keys listed 1 White Poll

      1772, Apr 30 -- 1755-1779 County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox appointed overseer of the road that leads from Thomas Donahoe's to Sandhill Smith's and have the following hands to work: Jacob McLendall, Thos. Moore, Wm. Barrett, Wm. Smith, Sr., John Kees, Archibd. Gibson, Nick Newton, Richd. Dunn, Robt. Grahams, Jas. Grahams, Francis Tedwell, John Cocks, Andrew Ingram, Willm. Ingram, Joel McLendall, Thos. Kees, Jas. Gibson and Robt. Cocks.

      1774, Jan 26 -- Land Grant #1708, Cumberland County, NC
      John Key received a 200 acre Land Grant located East of Wet Creek adjoining William Key and Hugh Waddle. Thomas Moore and Joseph Williams were chain carriers.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Keys listed $L 176 in Captain JOhn Cox's District

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Keys listed $L 300 in Captain John Cox's District

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Kees listed 1510 in Captain John Cox's District

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Kees listed 200 acres, 5 horses and 9 cattle in Captain John Cox's District

      1780, Apr 29 -- 1779-1791 County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      John Key was summoned for jury duty next term.

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      John Keyes listed $L 70 in Captain John Cox's District

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 156
      John Keys
      (16+) 3M
      (0-16) 2M
      5F

      1790, Feb 16 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 255
      A deed from John Keys to Thos. Keys was proven by Ezekiel Dunn

      1790, Aug 13 -- Land Grant #296, Moore County, NC
      John Key received a 120 acre Land Grant adjoining Thos. Key and his own line. Thomas Key and Moses Key were chain carriers.

      1793, Dec-Jan 1794 -- General Assembly Session Records
      Petition to form Alfordstown as County Seat for Moore County, NC
      Thos. Keys, Wm. Keys, John Keys and Cornelias Keys listed as signers (Petition failed)
    Person ID I38133  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2015 

  • Documents
    1774 Land Grant #1708, Cumberland County, NC -  John Key
    1774 Land Grant #1708, Cumberland County, NC - John Key
    1790 Land Grant #296, Moore County, NC - John Key
    1790 Land Grant #296, Moore County, NC - John Key

    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.