John Henry "Gentleman John" Stutts

Male 1803 - 1876  (73 years)


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  • Name John Henry "Gentleman John" Stutts 
    Born 1803 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1876 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Jacob Stutts,   d. Between Mar 1796 and Nov 1796, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Grandfather) 
    Mary,   d. Jul 1805  (Grandmother) 
    Notes 
    • 1825, Aug 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 87
      Ordered that William Dunn be appointed overseer of the road from Kennedy's Mill to the old road at Solomon Brewers and have the following hands to work: Wm. Jones, John Cagle, John Stuts, John Stuts (son of H), Robert Milton, James Milton, Ansel Milton, Isah Milton, Nathan Wallis, Thomas Williams, Matthew Williams, Henry Williams, David Lankford, Jesse Collar, George Kennedy and George Davis.

      1826, Aug 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 133
      Ordered that John Cagle be appointed overseer in place of Wm. Dunn of the road from Kennedy's Mill to the old road at Solomon Brewers and have the following hands to work: Wm. Dunn, John Stuts, John Stuts (son of H), Robert Milton, James Milton, Ansel Milton, Nathan Wallis, Matthew Williams, Henry Williams, David Lankford, Jesse Collar, George Davis, Jethrew Denson, Wm. Wood, Jno. Williams and Danl. McNeill.

      1827, Aug 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 181
      Ordered that Robert Milton be appointed overseer in place of John Cagle of the road from Kennedy's Mill to the old road at Solomon Brewers and have the following hands to work: John Cagle, Wm. Dunn, John Stuts, John Stuts (son of H), Robert Milton, James Milton, Ansel Milton, Nathan Wallis, Matthew Williams, Henry Williams, David Lankford, George Davis, Jethrew Denson, Wm. Wood, John Williams, Daniel McNeill, Wm. Williams, Thomas Williams, Joseph Williams, Josiah Williams, Upshur Furr, Jason Sowell, Hiram Melton, Joseph Wallis and Aaron Kennedy.

      1828, Aug 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 226
      Ordered that Anderson B. Smith be appointed overseer in place of Robert Milton of the road from Kennedy's Mill to the old road at Solomon Brewers and have the following hands to work: John Cagle, Wm. Dunn, John Stuts, John Stuts (son of H), Robert Milton, James Milton, Ansel Milton, Nathan Wallis, Matthew Williams, Henry Williams, David Lankford, George Davis, Jethrew Denson, Wm. Wood, John Williams, Daniel McNeill, Wm. Williams, Thomas Williams, Joseph Williams, Josiah Williams, Upshur Furr, Isom Sowell, Hiram Melton, Joseph Wallis, Aaron Kennedy, Lewis Garner and Stephen Maness.

      1828, Oct 29 -- Land Grant #2794, Moore County, NC
      John Stutts received 33 acres located north of Buffalo Creek adjoining Henry Stutts, George Kennedy, James Maness and Sink. Henry Stutts and George Hunsucker were chain carriers.

      1829, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 259
      The following were appointed to lay off 96 acres on Bear Creek as her allotment of 300 acres for Susannah Kennedy, widow of Alexander Kennedy Dec'd.: John Brown, Thomas Williams, Leonard Furr, Jeremiah Williams, John Stuts, Jason Sowell, William Brown, M. Martin, Anderson B. Smith and John McLeod.

      1838, Dec 17 -- Land Grant #3137, Moore County, NC
      John H. Stutts received 100 acres located on the waters of Buffalo Creek adjoining Melton, William Barrett Senr., Samuel Barrett and Cornelius Black. Henry Stutts and John A. Barret were chain carriers.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 176
      John H. Stutts
      (30-40) 1M
      (20-30) 1F
      (5-10) 2M 1F
      (0-5) 2M 1F

      1844, Oct 28 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 68
      Ordered that George Hunsucker merchant be appointed overseer of the road from center of Bare Creek to the fork of the Salem Road and have the following hands to work: George W. Horner, William Jones hands, Leonard Furr, John Cagle, Noah Brewer, John H. Stutts, George Davis, Stephen Shuffield, William Stuts, James Stutts, Linsey Stutts, George Williams, Joseph Williams, William Stutts, Leonard Stutts, James Davis, Lewis Mainess, Upshur Furr, J.M. Worth hands, Henry Gaster, S. McClendon's hands [Nathan, Sollomon, Nat, Tom], Doctor Smith's hands [Isaac, Jordan, Westley], Stephen Davis, Jacob Williams, James Williams, James M. Williams, John Thomas, Charles Grible, Jon Hamons, Thomas Danneilly, Isam Thrift, John Martin's hands [Sam, Baze, Fed], Peter J. Swain, James Hunsucker and William Richardson.

      1845 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #9
      John H. Stuts listed

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 235-B
      John H. Stutts 47 M, Farmer, $90 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Sallie Stutts 37 F, Born in NC
      Lydia Stutts 18 F, Born in NC
      Henry Stutts 17 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Mary Stutts 15 F, Born in NC
      Andrew Stutts 12 M, Born in NC
      Lucy Stutts 9 F, Born in NC
      George Stutts 6 M, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 224
      John B. Stutts 53 M, Farmer, $280 Real Estate, $250 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Sarah Stutts 46 F, Born in NC
      Lucy A. Stutts 18 F, Born in NC
      George L. Stutts 15 M, Born in NC
      John Stutts 9 M, Born in NC
      Jane Stutts 5 F, Born in NC
      Henry Stutts 46 M, Born in NC [error - should be 86]

      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 587-B
      John H. Stutts 65 M, Farmer, $75 Real Estate, $100 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Sarah Stutts 58 F, Born in NC
      Lucy A. Stutts 28 F, Born in NC
      Sarah J. Stutts 16 F, Born in NC
      Riley B. Stutts 8 M, Born in NC
    Person ID I02916  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2022 

    DNA Tests  10 DNA tests are associated with John Henry "Gentleman John" Stutts 

    Father Henry Stutts,   b. 1775,   d. 1861  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Lucy Lakey,   b. 1785,   d. 1850-1860  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F2219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sara Elizabeth Yow,   b. 1813  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
    +  1. Female Lydia Stutts,   b. 1832
    +  2. Male Andrew Stutts,   b. 4 Feb 1832,   d. 14 May 1915  (Age 83 years)
    Martha A. Lawhon  (Age 87 years)  m. 14 Oct 1858
    +  3. Male Henry W. Stutts,   b. 27 Nov 1832,   d. 8 Oct 1904  (Age 71 years)
    Mary Ann Martin  (Age 56 years)  m. 12 Mar 1859
    +  4. Female Mary Elizabeth Stutts,   b. 8 Oct 1834

    Neil McKinnon  m. 22 Dec 1857
    +  5. Female Lucy A. Stutts,   b. 7 Mar 1842,   d. 17 Jun 1917  (Age 75 years)

    James Iverson Johnson  (Age ~ 82 years)  m. Abt 1868
    +  6. Male George Lindsey Stutts,   b. 26 Jun 1846,   d. 3 Mar 1924  (Age 77 years)
    Julia Ann Muse  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F0953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1850 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3837 - John H. Stutts
    1850 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3837 - John H. Stutts
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3975 - William Stutts
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3975 - William Stutts
    1877 Orders and Decrees Book 1 Page 128, Moore County, NC - Estate of John H. Stutts
    1877 Orders and Decrees Book 1 Page 128, Moore County, NC - Estate of John H. Stutts
    Listing of living heirs of John H. Stutts, dec'd.

    Histories
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    Partial List. Potentially list of insolvents. Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1125] The Stutts Families and Their Descent from Jacob Stutts of Moore County, NC [Second Edition], Katherine Shields Melvin, (1986, Fred McLeod, Dudley, NC).

    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. [S23] Charles T. Browne [charlestbrowne@gmail.com and ctbrowne on Ancestry.com].
      Charlie Browne descends from this line and is a valuable resource to those interested in the family and their descendants.