William Key

Male Bef 1740 -


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  • Name William Key 
    Born Bef 1740 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1761, Apr 10 -- Land Grant #142, Cumberland County, NC
      William Kees recieved a 200 acre Land Grant located on Wett Creek.

      1763, Mar 10 -- Land Grant #0490, Cumberland County, NC
      Francis Tidwell recieved a 100 acre Land Grant located on Dry Creek below his own improvement. William Keys and Luke Whitfield were chain carriers.

      1764, Nov 21 -- 1755-1779 County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      A road to be laid off from Bear Creek to Shuffill's path to join Spinx's road. John Williamson appointed overseer, jury as follows: John Williamson, John Gardner, Enox Spinx, Leoanrd Hart, John Shuffill , Wm. Garner, Abel Lee, Jno. Huntsucker, Wm. Kee, Jno. Kigell, Jas. Johnston and Mic. Heart.

      1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Keys listed 1 White Poll

      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.

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Keys listed $L 350 in Captain John Cox's District

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Kees listed 1600 in Captain John Cox's District

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Kees listed 200 acres, 3 horses and 10 cattle in Captain John Cox's District
    Person ID I38150  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2015 

  • Documents
    1763 Land Grant #0490, Cumberland County, NC - Francis Tedwell
    1763 Land Grant #0490, Cumberland County, NC - Francis Tedwell
    1774 Land Grant #1708, Cumberland County, NC -  John Key
    1774 Land Grant #1708, Cumberland County, NC - John Key

    Histories
    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.