Daniel / Donald Maness

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  • Name Daniel / Donald Maness 
    Born 1755-1762 
    Gender Male 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William Maness, Sr.,   d. Bef 21 Nov 1787  (Grandfather) 
    Notes 
    • 1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Danl. Manos listed $100 of taxable property in Captain John Cox's District

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Danl. Menis listed [no value] in Captain John Cox's District

      1787, Aug 20 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 167
      Ordered that Daniel Manus be appointed overseer of the road in place of Christopher Yow.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 155
      Daniel Manus
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 3M
      2F

      1790, Aug 25 -- Land Grant #391, Moore County, NC
      William Williamson received 100 acres located on Meadow Branch adjoining his own line. Donald Maners and John Bullock were chain carriers.

      1791, Jan 22 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #313 Daniel Mannars entered 120 acres located southwest of Grassie Creek adjoining his John Williamson and Hardy Davis.

      1793, May 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 404
      Ordered that a road be laid from the County line near Mr. Gardiners to the White Ponds and have the following hands to work: Lewis Gardener, David Kennedy, John Morgan, John Sheffield Jur., Jno. Sheffield Senr., William Morgan (Capt.), Peter Shamburger, William Williamson, William Smith Jur., Lewis Sowell, Everet Smith, Thos. Key, John Morgan and Danl. Manners.

      1793, Aug 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 414
      Ordered that the following hands work on the road from the County line near John Garner to the Black Ponds: John Sheffield Jur., Lewis Sowell, Joseph Allen, William Smith Jur., William Newton, John Hair, Thomas Keys, Wm. Williamson, Danl. Mainus, David Kennedy, Wm. Morgan Jur., Wm. Morgan (Capt), Geo. Cagle (son of John) and William Mainus.

      1793, Oct 18 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #664 Daniel Manes entered 100 acres located on Grassie Creek adjoining his own line (formerly John Bullock).

      1795, Mar 17 -- Land Grant #1159, Moore County, NC
      Donald Manners received 100 acres located southwest of Grassy Creek adjoining his own line (formerly John Bullock) and John Williamson. Peter Shamburger and L. Maness were chain carriers.

      1796, Mar 16 -- Land Grant #1450, Moore County, NC
      Donald Manners received 120 acres located on Grassy Creek adjoining John Williamson and Hardy Davis. John Shamburger and John Bullock were chain carriers.

      1796, Mar 17 -- Land Grant #1282, Moore County, NC
      Peter Shamburger received 75 acres located south of Grassy Creek adjoining Donald Manners, John Williams[on], Hardy Davis, his own line, Nall. John Shamburger and Donald Manners were chain carriers.

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

      1802, Nov 24 -- Land Grant #1648, Moore County, NC
      The heirs of John Bullock, Dec'd. received 100 acres located north of Grassy Creek on both sides of the Waggon Road adjoining Peter Shamburger, Hardy Davis and Nall. Daniel Maness and Peter Shamburger Junr. were chain carriers.

      1804, Oct 22 -- Land Grant #1889, Moore County, NC
      William Williamson Junr. received 100 acres located on the drains of Grassy Creek adjoining Neil McLeod, Bullock, his own line, Nicolas Nall and William Williamson Senr. Donald Manners Senr. and Donald Manners Junr. were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 606
      Daniel Maners
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (26-45) 2F
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Daniel Maness Sr. listed 100 acres valued at $50, 120 acres valued at $35, 100 acres valued at $50 and 4 acres valued at $4

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Daniel Maness Sen. listed 324 acres valued at $470

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 307/312
      Daniel Manes Sen.
      (45+) 1M
    Person ID I01488  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2021 

    DNA Tests  37 DNA tests are associated with Daniel / Donald Maness 

    Father William Maness, Jr.,   b. 1738,   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 F0015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Williamson,   b. 1762  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
       1. Female Mary Maness,   b. 1780
    +  2. Male Daniel Maness,   b. Abt 1784,   d. Bef 1830  (Age ~ 45 years)
    Mariah Garner  (Age 92 years)
    +  3. Male John Wesley Maness,   b. 1 Feb 1788,   d. 16 Jan 1862  (Age 73 years)
    Sarah Garner  (Age 95 years)
       4. Female Sarah Maness,   b. 1 Feb 1789
    +  5. Male Henry B. Maness,   b. 1801
    Amy  (Age < 48 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F0521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1789 Will Book A Page 240/241, Moore County, NC - Will of John Williamson
    1789 Will Book A Page 240/241, Moore County, NC - Will of John Williamson
    1789, May 5 -- Will Book A Page 240-241, Moore County, NC
    Will of John Williamson, Dec’d. Heirs: son William Williamson [all my land except the tract given to Nancy], daughter Nancy Manus wife of Daniel Manus [tract where they now live], daughter Elizabeth, John Williamson, Briggart Care, Sarah Shuffle and Jenney Medlin. Executors: Nicholas Nall and Joseph Care. Witnesses: Nicholas Nall and Polley Nall.
    Map of Land Grants along Grassy Creek in Moore County, NC
    Map of Land Grants along Grassy Creek in Moore County, NC
    1790 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #391 - William Williamson
    1790 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #391 - William Williamson
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1159 - Donald Maness
    1795 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1159 - Donald Maness
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1450 - Donald Maness
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1450 - Donald Maness
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1282 - Peter Shamburger
    1796 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1282 - Peter Shamburger
    1804 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1889 - William Williamson Jr.
    1804 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1889 - William Williamson Jr.

    Histories
    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.
    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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1131] Maness Families [First Edition], Rev. Don McCaskill, (2002).

    2. [S1126] Descendants of Ulrich Stutts and Descendants of William Maness II Website [http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/m/a/n/Ken--Maness/index.html] and Ancestry.com [http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/39615729/recent], Charles Kenneth "Ken" Maness, 101 N Wedgewood Drive, Yacht Club Cove, Washington, NC 27889-9231, 252-402-5986, ckmaness@suddenlink.net.

    3. [S1146] Williamson Family of Upper Moore County, NC, James Vann Comer, (Lucy Kennedy Canter, Aaron Emsley Kennedy, Jr, Jennafaye McConnehey Reynolds).