||Hannah Melton |
||John Sheffield Sr./Hannah Melton Homeplace, Moore County, NC
|Patriarch & Matriarch
- 1794, Dec 6 -- Will Book A, Moore County, NC Pages 186-187
Will of John Sheffield, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Hannah Sheffield [100 acre plantation where I now live], son Mark Sheffield, son John Sheffield, son Adam Sheffield [100 acres on Rattlesnake Branch], son Isham Sheffield [100 acres where he now lives], son Averit Sheffield [100 acre plantation where I now live after his mother's death], daughter Sarah Dennis, daughter Mary Dun, daughter Lucretia Dun, daughter Rebekah Awtry, daughter Hannah Mainyard, daughter Elizabeth Awtry and two youngest daughters Lydda and Milly Sheffield. Executors: wife Hannah Sheffield and Averet Smith. Witnesses: Averet Smith, Isam Sheffield and Windsor Pearce. Proven Feb 1796.
||Moore County Wallaces
||23 Aug 2020 |
|| 1 DNA test is associated with Hannah Melton |
||John Sheffield, Sr., b. Bef 1740 d. Bef Feb 1796 (Age ~ 56 years)  |
| || 1. Lydia Sheffield|
| || 2. Mark Sheffield, b. Bef 1753|
|+|| 3. Mary Sheffield, b. 17 Dec 1759 d. 11 May 1862 (Age 102 years)|
|+|| 4. John Sheffield, Jr., b. 1750-1760 d. Bef 14 Sep 1837 (Age 77 years)|
| || 5. Lucretia "Creasy" Sheffield, b. 1760-1765|
|+|| 6. Hannah Sheffield, b. 1760-1770|
|+|| 7. Elizabeth Sheffield, b. 1765-1775 d. 22 Aug 1826, Wilcox County, AL (Age 51 years)|
| || 8. Sarah Sheffield, b. 1768 d. 1850, Grainger County, TN (Age 82 years)|
|+|| 9. Rebecca Sheffield, b. 1770-1774|
| ||10. Isham Sheffield, b. c1774 d. Bef 15 Dec 1820 (Age ~ 46 years)|
| ||11. Everet Sheffield, b. Between 1770-1775|
|+||12. Adam Sheffield, b. 1770-1780 d. 1844, Calhoun County, AL (Age 64 years)|
|+||13. Milly Sheffield, b. 1775-1778 d. 1881 (Age 103 years)|
||Map of John Sheffield's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Bear and Wolf Creeks|
Highlighted tracts include grants to John Sheffield, Sr.[BLUE], John Sheffield, Jr. and III[GREEN] and Isham Sheffield[YELLOW].
||Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records|
The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Sheffield references in Moore County and Cumberland County. Given the numerous John, Isham, Adam and Everet Sheffields I have tried to denote which one that I believe the reference is referring to.
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||12 May 2023 |
||Moore County, NC DNA Project|
DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McLendon, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright
- [S1005] Jan Bodenheimer [email@example.com], 26 Feb 2011.
JOHN SHEFFIELD, SR. was born Abt. 1725 in VA, and died Feb 1796 in Moore Co., NC. He married HANNAH "JOHANNA" MELTON Abt. 1748 in Upper Moore Co., NC, daughter of ROBERT MELTON and MARY FARRAR. She was born 1734 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died 1840 in Moore Co., NC.
Children of JOHN SHEFFIELD and HANNAH MELTON are:
i. DAVID6 SHEFFIELD, b. 1747, Moore Co., NC; d. Bef. 1796.
ii. MARK SHEFFIELD, b. 1748, Moore Co., NC; d. Bet. 26 Jun 1806 - 10 Jun 1807, Burke Co., GA; m. ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON.
iii. JOHN SHEFFIELD, JR., b. Abt. 1750, Moore Co., NC; d. 1825, Moore Co., NC.
iv. ISHAM "ISOM" SHEFFIELD, b. 1756, Moore Co., NC; d. Jan 1827, Wilcox Co., AL; m. SARAH "SALLY" WILLIAMSON.
v. MARY ANN SHEFFIELD, b. 17 Dec 1759, Moore Co., NC; d. 11 May 1862, Anson Co., NC.
vi. LUCRETIA " LUTECIA" SHEFFIELD, b. 1760, Moore Co., NC; m. JOHN DUNN.
vii. REBEKAH "REBECCA" RACHEL SHEFFIELD, b. 1762, Moore Co., NC; m. (1) UNKNOWN (OWBY) OWENSBY; m. (2) ELIJAH AUTRY, Bef. 1774.
viii. HANNAH SHEFFIELD, b. 1763, Moore Co., NC; d. Abt. 1796, Hall Co., GA.
ix. ELIZABETH SHEFFIELD, b. 1764, Moore Co., NC; d. 22 Aug 1826, Wilcox Co., AL.
x. LYDIA "LYDDA" SHEFFIELD, b. 1765, Moore Co., NC.
xi. ADAM SHEFFIELD, SR., b. 09 Mar 1765, Moore Co., NC; d. 26 Jun 1844, St. Clair, Benton (Calhoun) Co., AL.
xii. AMELIA MILDRED "MILLY" SHEFFIELD, b. 1766, Moore Co., NC; d. Dec 1881, Chesterfield, Edgefield Dist., SC.
xiii. SARAH SHEFFIELD, b. Abt. 1768, Moore Co., NC; d. 08 Nov 1850, Posibly Grainger Co., TN.
xiv. HENRY EVERETT "AVERETT " SHEFFIELD, b. Abt. 1769, Moore Co., NC; d. 1865, Lumpkin Co., GA.
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