Abt 1740 - 1799 (~ 59 years)
||John Needham |
||17 Nov 1799
||Randolph County, NC
- 1761, Feb 5 -- Land Grant #616, Orange County, NC
Capt. John Gardner received 500 acres located on Richland Creek and Deep River. John Lawence and John Needham were chain carriers.
1764, Aug 7 -- 1762 - 1766 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Orange County, NC Page 223
Ordered that twelve of the following persons meet and lay out a road from Rowan [current Davidson County/Randolph County] line opposite Fraziers Road to the best and nearest road leading to Cross Creek: Windsor Pierce, Jeffrey Beck, Christopher Monday, John Needham, John Williamson, James Pittman, James Graves, Ralph Hinwelt, Charles Strange, Solomon Morgain, John Purslay, Peter Funcanon, William Searcey, Henry Smith, Adam Andrews, John Garner, John Lawrence and Jno. Rodes
1767, Nov 18 -- Deed Book 3 Page 149, Cumberland County, NC
Michael Hart and wife Barbara deeded John Needham (of Orange County) 200 acres located on Earl of Granville line crossing Bear Creek. Robert Cochran and James Lathrum were witnesses.
1771, Apr 3 -- Deed Book 4 Page 305, Cumberland County, NC
John Needham and wife Susannah deeded Henry Gaster 200 acres on north Fork of Bear Creek and Granville line. Owen Carpenter and John Shiffield were witnesses.
1772, Mar 20 -- Will, Guilford County, NC
Will of Enoch Spinks, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Amy [negro man Sampson], daughters Martha [lot of land including the storehouse that Southerland is posessed with] and Sarah, sons John [150 acres on Deep River and negro man Adam], Enoch [land on Fork Creek], Lewis [land and plantation I now live on], Rowley and Garrett. Executors: John Larrance, John Needham and Amy Spinks. Witnesses: John Lawrence, William Comb Jr. and Windsor Pearce. Proven May 1772.
1773, Dec -- General Assembly Session Records
Petition to move the Guilford County, NC courthouse toward the center of the county. John Larrance was a signer.
1775, Mar 14 -- Deed Book 1, Page 352, Guilford County, NC
James Graves deeded John Needham 300 acres located on both sides of Deep River adjoining William Searcy, Thomas Graves, Joseph Carr and John Spinks. Granted to Thomas Graves 1762 and deeded to son James Graves. Ransom Southerland and John Moon were witnesses.
1776, Oct 6 -- Deed Book 1, Page 51, Randolph County, NC
John Needham deeded Joseph Carr 100 acres located on Deep River adjoining Thomas Graves. Hamon Sutherland and Jacob Sheppard were witnesses.
1779 -- Tax List, Randolph County, NC
John Needham listed 200 acres in Windsor Pierce's District
1784, Apr 5 -- Land Grant #280, Randolph County, NC
John Needham received 640 acres south of Deep River on Fork Creek including his own improvement and adjoining Cost. William Needham and William Larrence were chain carriers.
1785 -- Tax List, Randolph County, NC
John Needham listed 1 white poll, 4 black polls and 940 acres on Fork Creek in Capt. Garner's District
1786, Feb 4 -- Land Grant #453, Randolph County, NC
Jno. Needham received 50 acres on Fork Creek adjoining his own line and Thomas Cost. William Larrence and William Needham were chain carriers.
1786, Dec 26 -- Land Grant #387, Randolph County, NC
Jno. Needham received 100 acres on both sides of Fork Creek and Meadow Branch adjoining his own line, Spinks and James Lathem. Enoch Spinks and William Needham were chain carriers.
1789, Dec 11 -- Land Grant #570, Randolph County, NC
John Needham received 50 acres located on Deep River adjoining William Searcy. Luke Dempsey and James Ledlow were chain carriers.
1794, May 24 -- Deed Book 6, Page 184, Randolph County, NC
James Ledlow deeded John Needham 50 acres adjoining Ledlow. Proven by John Needham Jr. Nov 1795.
1794, May 24 -- Deed Book 6, Page 187, Randolph County, NC
James Ledlow deeded John Needham 70 acres on Deep River. Proven by John Needham Jr. Nov 1795.
1798, Jun 16 -- Will, Randolph County, NC
Will of John Needham Dec'd. Heirs: wife Susannah Needham; eldest son William Needham [100 acres where he now lives and negro James]; son John Needham [negro Charles]; son Bailey Needham [100 acres where he now lives South of Deep River at the mouth of Cedar Creek adjoining Lewis Needham and negro George]; son Lewis Needham [100 acres South of Deep River at the mouth of Cedar Creek adjoining Bailey Needham and negro Ned]; son Garner Needham [100 acres East of Deep River adjoining James Whittle and negro Peter]; son Jesse Needham 100 acres East of Deep River adjoining Garner Needham and negro Ben]; daughter Elizabeth Spinks [negro Ciller]; daughter Susanna [negro Elm]; daughter Sarah [negro Joseph]; daughter Martha [negro Abraham]; daughter Ann [negro Mary]. Executors: son William Needham and wife Susannah Needham. Witnesses: William Bland and James Bland.
1799 -- Tax List, Randolph County, NC
John Needham Sen. listed 3 black polls and 1640 acres in William Armstead's District
1800, Feb 19-Apr 25, 1805 -- Estate, Randolph County, NC
Estate of John Needham Dec'd. by administrator John Needham. Items were purchased by the following: Susanna Needham, John Needham, Baley Needham, Wm. Needham, Lewis Needham, Garner Needham, John Needham [son of John], Hardy Davis, James Lathem Jr., Peter Garner, Enoch Spinks, James Jonston, Joseph Lawley, Peter Wright, James Latham, John Garner, John Smith, Richard Cox, Robert Bird, Wm. Rains, Wm. Tucker and Charles Tyler. Notes on the following: Joseph Hicks Sr. and Joseph Hicks Jr. Petition to divde land: Enoch and Elizabeth Spinks, John and Susannah Needham, Wm. Needham, John Needham, Bailey Needham, Lewis Needham, Garner Needham, James and Sarah Johnston v. Jesse Needham, Martha Needham [later marries Wm. Tucker], Ann Needham [all under 21]. 2200 acres dived among 11 children on Fork Creek, Deep River, Cedar Creek and Crooked Creek of Deep River.
1801, Jan 22 -- Deed Book 8 Page 230, Randolph County, NC
Henry Branson, Edmond Waddle, Wm, Bowdown and Charles Moffitt, Commissioners divide the estate of John Needham Dec'd.  Bailey Needham 290 acres  John Needham and wife Susannah 370 acres  Enoch Spinks and wife Elizabeth 180 acres  James Johnston and wife Sarah 143 acres  Jesse Needham 144 acres  Lewis Needham 300 aces  Gardner Needham 250 acres  Martha Needham 175 acres  William Needham 232 acres  Anne Needham 357 acres  John Needham 205 acres.
||Moore County Wallaces
||1 Sep 2020 |
|| 7 DNA tests are associated with John Needham |
||Susannah Garner, b. 20 Feb 1742/43, VA d. 27 Jul 1841, Pickens County, AL (Age 98 years) |
|+|| 1. Elizabeth Needham, b. 3 Apr 1762, Randolph County, NC d. 13 Sep 1854, Randolph County, NC (Age 92 years)|
|+|| 2. Susannah Needham, b. Abt 1764 d. Aft 1850 (Age ~ 87 years)|
|+|| 3. William Needham, b. 1766 d. Aft 1850, Kemper County, MS (Age > 85 years)|
|+|| 4. John Needham, b. 1 Apr 1769 d. 1851, Jennings County, TN (Age 81 years)|
| || 5. Lewis Wesley Needham, b. Dec 1771, Randolph County, NC d. 28 Apr 1857, Case County, TX (Age ~ 85 years)|
| || 6. Bailey Needham, b. 1774, Guilford County, NC d. 9 Jan 1839, Hardeman County, TN (Age 65 years)|
| || 7. Garner Needham, b. 1776, Guilford County, NC d. 24 Feb 1852, Hardeman County, TN (Age 76 years)|
| || 8. Sarah Needham, b. 15 Aug 1779, Randolph County, NC d. 14 Dec 1872, Pickens County, AL (Age 93 years)|
| || 9. Jesse Needham, b. 1781 d. Aft 1840, Lawrence County, TN (Age > 60 years)|
| ||10. Martha Needham, b. Sep 1784 d. Aft 1879, Lawrence County, TN (Age ~ 96 years)|
| ||11. Nancy Ann Needham, b. Abt 1788, Randolph County, NC |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||1788 Petition, Randolph County, NC - Courthouse|
1788, Nov 20 -- Nov 1788-Dec 1788, General Assembly Session Records Box 2, Folder 1
To the Honourable the Gennerall Assembly for the State of North Carolina
The Petition of the Inhabitance of Randolph County Humbly Sheweth That a Number of them Labour at a Great Disadvantage in Attending on Public Meetings Owing to the Place Whare the Coarte is held being so fare from the Center of the said County We your Humble Petitioners Beg that your Honourable Boddy Would Pass an Act Directing that Commishoners be Appointed for the Purpose of Centering the Said County & Erecting the Publick Buildings At or Neare the Center of the Said County and We your Petitioners are Ever Bound to Pray etc. [selected signers] Richard Bird, William Bird, Nimrod Brewer, Arther Reade, Isaac Redfarn, Jas. Ledlow, Jas. Lathem Junr., Wm. Reade Junr., Jno. Williamson, Wm. Needham, Math. Deaton, Eldrig Deaton, Windsor Pearce, Joseph Hix, Arther Smith, Michall Andrews, Howell Brewer Sen., Wm. Richeson, Jno. Lathem, Wm. Lathem, Drury Richeson, Jas. Needham, William Smotherman, Cornelias Lathom, Thoms. Cost Sen., Thos. Cost Junr., Jas. Lathom Senr., Johnson Lathom, William Searcy, Joseph Carr, Wm. Neadom, John Garner, Rolle Spinks, John Pearce, John Read, Wm. Argo, Robt. Carr, John Deaton, John Spinks, Lewis Spinks, Garrot Spinks, Enoch Spinks, William Read, Adam Andrews, Davis Andrews, Charles Stewart, William Pearce, Thos. Waddill, Dennis Carpender, John Needham Senr. and Wm. Smith.