Alsey Maness

Alsey Maness

Male 1825 - 1909  (84 years)

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  • Name Alsey Maness 
    Born 6 Mar 1825 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1909 
    Buried Biscoe, Montgomery County, NC at Maness Family Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1840, Sep 23 -- Deed Book 63 Page 237-238, Moore County, NC
      Nicholas Nall deeded Alsey Maness 133 acres located on Little Creek adjoining Henry Cagle. Wm. Brewer and John McLeod were witnesses. [Editor's Note: This deed was re-recorded in in 1916 after the original was lost in the courthouse fire of 1889. I believe the date was recorded in correctly as Alsey would only have been 14 at the time.]

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 231
      Alsey Manis 24 M, Farmer, $150 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Cathairine Manis 17 F, Born in NC
      Bethuel Manis 1 M, Born in NC

      1852 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC District 8
      Alsey Maness listed 133 acres valued at $150 and 1 white poll on Little Creek

      1853 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC District 8
      Alsey Maness listed 133 acres valued at $150 and 1 white poll on Little Creek

      1854 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC District 8
      Alsey Maness listed 133 acres valued at $150 and 1 white poll

      1855 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC District 8
      Alsey Maness listed 133 acres valued at $25 and 1 white poll on Little Creek

      1857 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC District 8
      Alsey Maness listed 133 acres valued at $250 and 1 white poll on Little Creek

      1857, Nov 30 -- Deed Book 62 Page 583, Moore County, NC
      Right W. Williamson deeded Alsey Maness 29 acres located west of Little Creek adjoining Hiram Sheffield. Hector McKenzie and W.M. Brewer, Esq. were witnesses.

      1858, Mar 25 -- Deed Book 12 Page 554, Moore County, NC
      Robert Melton deeded Henry Brewer, William Hare, Alsey Maness, trustees for the Methodist Episcopal Church at Chapple 2 acres located on Wolf Creek. Neill Melton and William M. Craven was a witness.

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 249, Calidonia Post Office
      Ase Manes 34 M, Farmer, $400 Real Estate, $300 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Nancy Manes 25 F, Born in NC
      Bethania Manes 11 F, Born in NC
      Spinks Manes 5 M, Born in NC
      Sarah A. Manes 7 F, Born in NC
      James A. Manes 2 M, Born in NC

      1866, Dec 20-Apr 2, 1869 -- 1868-1876 Record of Accounts Page 45, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Robert Melton Dec'd. by Administrator Neill Melton. Notes held on the following: W.M. Craven, Polly Melton, Alsey Mainess and wife, Malcolm Cole and wife, A.M.D. Williamson, C.D. Williamson, W.J. Williamson, Neill Melton, Sampson Brewer, Martin Sheffield, Aaron Davis, James Melton and John Dunlap.

      1870 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC Page 409, Hill Township, Auman's Mill Post Office
      Alsa Manis 45 M, Farming, $300 Real Estate, $350 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Nancy Manis 34 F, Keeping House, Born in NC
      Spinks Manis 14 M, At Home, Born in NC
      Sarah Manis 16 F, At Home, Born in NC
      James Manis 11 M, Born in NC
      Neill Manis 7 M, Born in NC
      Mary Manis 5 F, Born in NC
      Martha Manis 4 F, Born in NC
      Lucinda Manis 2 F, Born in NC

      1871, Apr 15 -- Deed Book 11 Page 540-543, Moore County, NC
      William M. Craven and wife Eliza, Alsey Maness and wife Nancy, Raleigh Williams and wife Mary, Malcolm Cole and wife Ruth Ann, James Melton and wife Mary and Neill Melton and wife Eliza deeded Polly Melton and Henry Thomas Melton 133 acres located on Wolf Creek adjoining James Melton, Isaac E. Sheffield and Isham Hare. [Editor's Note: heirs of Robert Melton Dec'd.]

      1878, Apr 17 -- War of 1812 Pension, File 16714, Martin Cagle
      Dicey Cagle (age 92), Troy Post Office, Montgomery County, NC resident and widow of Martin Cagle, applied for a widow's pension in Montgomery County, NC. Cagle stated that her deceased husband served under Captain William Dowd and was drafted in Moore County, NC on Aug 14, 1814 and discharged Mar 15, 1815. At the time of enlistment, he was described as 26 years old, 6' tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes and black hair. Martin Cagle and Dicy Bolin were married Sep 15, 1810 by Michael Haney, JP in Randolph County, NC. Martin Cagle died Mar 20, 1857 in Montgomery County, NC. He obtained a land warrant for his service in 1857. Malcolm M. Leach age 60, of Montgomery County, NC and David Allen age 50, of Montgomery County, NC, testified to having known Dicey Cagle as the wife of Martin Cagle. Wm. Britt and Gardner Boiling declared that Martin Cagle served with them. Bartholomew Dunn age 86, Leachs Store Post Office and Alsey Maness age 53, Leachs Store Post Office, testified to having known Cagle for 56 years and 45 years respectively.

      1878, Apr 17 -- War of 1812 Pension, File 32094, Bartholomew Dunn
      Bartholomew Dunn (age 86), Moore County, NC resident, applied for a pension in Montgomery County, NC. Dunn stated that he served under Captain William Dowd and was drafted at Shuffields, NC on Aug 14, 1814 and was discharged on Mar 15, 1815. At the time of enlistment, he was described as 22 years old, 5'6" tall, blue eyes, light hair and fair complexion. Alsey Maness age 53, Leachs Store Post Office and Martin Cagle age 53, Leachs Store Post Office, testified to having known Dunn for 45 years each and believed that he served in the War of 1812.

      1880 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC Page 126, Hill Township
      Alsey Maness 55 M, Head, Married, Farming, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Nancy Maness 46 F, Wife, Married, Keeping House, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Sarah Ann Maness 27 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      James A. Maness 22 M, Son, Single, Works on Farm, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Neill T. Maness 18 M, Son, Single, Work on Farm, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Mary J. Maness 15 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Martha C. Maness 14 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Lucinda Maness 11 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Francena Maness 9 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      William R. Maness 6 M, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Tally Maness 4 M, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Angus C. Maness 1 M, Son, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1880, Jan 26 -- Deed Book 63, Page 239, Moore County, NC
      Alsey Maness (of Montgomery County) deeded Eli Brown 133 acres located on Little Creek adjoining C.L. Allred, Sampson Brewer and Henry Cagle. Joseph Craven and Hiram Williamson were witnesses.

      1900 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC Page 203-B
      Alsey Maness 75 M, (Mar 1825) Father, Widowed, Farm Laborer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC listed in the house of his son Spinks Maness.

    Person ID I00230  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2020 

    DNA Tests  22 DNA tests are associated with Alsey Maness 

    Father Shadrach Maness,   b. 1770,   d. 1858  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Celia Wallace,   b. 1788, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F0005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Cagle,   b. 1833,   d. Between 1853 and 1854  (Age 20 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Bethuel C. Maness,   b. 1849,   d. 1924  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Sara Ann Maness,   b. 1853
    Family ID F0080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Melton,   b. 20 Nov 1833,   d. 29 Jan 1899  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Spinks P. Maness,   b. 14 May 1855, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1908  (Age 52 years)
    +2. James Asa Maness,   b. 5 Feb 1858,   d. 14 Apr 1929  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Neill Tyson Maness,   b. 24 Jun 1861,   d. 17 Aug 1911  (Age 50 years)
    +4. Mary Jane Maness,   b. 1864,   d. 1894  (Age 30 years)
    +5. Martha Clementine Maness,   b. 28 May 1866,   d. 17 Aug 1930  (Age 64 years)
    +6. Lucinda Maness,   b. 1868,   d. 1936  (Age 68 years)
    +7. Francina Maness,   b. 18 Oct 1870,   d. 19 Mar 1940  (Age 69 years)
    +8. William Robert Maness,   b. 28 Aug 1873,   d. 01 Jul 1951  (Age 77 years)
     9. Tally Maness,   b. 1875,   d. 1892  (Age 17 years)
    +10. Angus Clegg Maness,   b. 21 Oct 1878, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1956, Amarillo, Potter County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F0081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Headstones
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    Histories
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.