Cornelius "Neill" Dunlap

Male 1794 - 1886  (92 years)


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  • Name Cornelius "Neill" Dunlap 
    Born 1794 
    Gender Male 
    Residence Cornelius "Neill" Dunlap/Margaret Morrison Homeplace, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1886 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1824, Aug 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 47
      Ordered that Alexr. Kennedy be named administrator and Arch. McNeill, Cornelius Dunlap, Hugh Hammel and John Dunlap be appointed to lay off a year's provision for the widow and family of William Hussey, Dec'd.

      1824, Aug 19 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 52
      Deed from David Jones to Cornelius Dunlap was proven by James Dunlap
      Deed from Hiram Kennedy to Cornelius Dunlap was proven by David Kennedy

      1827, May 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 169
      Ordered that Wm. Jackson, Malcom McRimmon and Cornelius Dunlap settle with Wm. Barrett guardian of Malcom Graham and Elizabeth Graham.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 446
      Neill Dunlap Esq.
      (70-80) 1F [Mother Sarah Overton Dunlap]
      (50-60) 1F
      (30-40) 2M
      (20-30) 1M 1F
      Slaves
      (36-55) 1M
      (0-10) 1M

      1833, Aug 3 -- Deed Book 50 Page 165-166, Moore County, NC
      Daniel McNeill, Sheriff deeded Daniel McCrimmon three tracts pursuant to judgement against John Murchison: [1] 150 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining William Smith [2] 50 acres located northwest of Richland Creek adjoining John Martin and Neill McLeod [3] 50 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining John Martin and Barrett. Danl. Murchison and Corn. Dunlap were witnesses.

      1836, Oct 3 -- Land Grant #2960, Moore County, NC
      Cornelius Dunlap received 60 acres located on Suck Creek adjoining his own line, William Barret (formerly McKay) and John Dunlap Dec'd. (formerly William Martin). Duncan Munroe and Isaiah Melton were chain carriers.

      1838-Apr 8, 1843 -- Record of Estates Book D Page 88-89, 95, 269-270, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Benjamin Dunlap, Dec'd. by administrator Corn. Dunlap. Notes were held on the following: Samuel Dew, Holden Cox, Thomas Hannon, Mary Smith, Green B. Caddell, Alexander Black, Isaiah Melton, William Dew, Mary Jackson and Jesse Hannon. Items were purchased by the following: Alex. McLeod, Neill McInnis and Daniel McInnis.

      1838, Mar 26 -- Personal Correspondence
      Corns. Dunlap to John McNeill, (Wet Creek, Moore County, NC) Del. by Isaiah Melton. Mr. John McNeill: Sir I want you to come down to my place this evening and stay all night with me. I have some particular business with you. Come by Norman Mathesons and bring two notes that is against me these are in favour of Norman Matheson and one in favour of Keneth Matheson. Tell said Mathesons to give them to you to collect for them I owe them due sixty dollars and the other fifty dollars with interest. I am like to be involved by security debts and I want to pay all my just debts first. Come down immediately, if possible, it will take you know a great while. I have considerable business for you that is very urgent and I particular want you to do it -- and come without delay. Corns. Dunlap. [Editor's Note: Original letter in possession of Mac Clabaugh, The Villages, FL]

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 176
      Neill Dunlap
      (40-50) 1M
      (20-30) 1M 2F
      (15-20) 1M
      (0-5) 1M
      Free Person of Color
      (10-24) 1M
      Slaves
      (36-55) 1F

      1841, Oct 2-Nov 20 -- Notice, The North-Carolinian [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      Moore County, NC -- Cornelius Dunlap v. James Dunlap and Others. Appearing that John McCrimmon and wife Sarah, Jacob Cagle and wife Margaret, William Lewis and wife Ann, John Phillips, Mary Phillips, Matthew Deaton and wife Sarah, Nathan Wallas and wife Mary, Martha McCrimmon and John McCrimmon, defendants, are not residents of the state. They are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the third Monday in November.

      1843, Apr 13 -- Deed Book 50 Page 152-154, Moore County, NC
      Daniel McKinnon deeded Cornelius Dunlap 457 acres in several tracts: [1] 207 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Martin, Christian McIntosh and Nathan Smith [2] 50 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining William Smith [3] 50 acres located north of Richland Creek adjoining John Martin and Neill McIntosh [4] 50 acres located east of Richland Creek adjoining John Martin and Barrett. John Williams and Duncan Shaw were witnesses.

      1844 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #6
      Cornelius Dunlap listed 1200 acres valued at $1500 and 1 black poll on McLendons Creek and (for himself and heirs of Benjamin Dunlap 280 acres valued at $280 on McLendons Creek and 220 acres valued at $725 on Juniper.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 183
      Cornelius Dunlap 54 M, Farmer, $2900 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Margaret Dunlap 34 F, Born in NC
      Alexander Dunlap 10 M, Born in NC
      Daniel Dunlap 8 M, Born in NC
      John Dunlap 5 M, Born in NC
      Sarah Dunlap 3 F, Born in NC
      Cornelius Dunlap 2 M, Born in NC
      Angus Dunlap 1/12 M, Born in NC
      Anderson Moore 15 M, Born in NC
      William Chavis 12 M, Mulatto, Born in NC
      Mary Jones 27 F, Born in NC
      Neill Hailey 19 M, Farmer, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 227-B
      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 491-B
      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 212
    Person ID I12352  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2022 

    Father John Dunlap,   b. Bef 1755,   d. Bef 1830  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah Overton,   b. Abt 1760,   d. Bef Aug 1837  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1775 
    Family ID F3583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Morrison,   b. 20 Jul 1816,   d. 1892  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1839 
    Children 
    +1. Alexander M. Dunlap,   b. 1840,   d. 20 Feb 1879, Yazoo, Yazoo County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Daniel McCrummen Dunlap,   b. 13 Nov 1841,   d. 12 Jan 1870, Cherokee County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. John Morrison Dunlap,   b. 1845,   d. 1872, Cherokee County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    +4. Sarah E. Dunlap,   b. 1847,   d. 17 Nov 1875  (Age 28 years)
    +5. Cornelius Morrison "Neil" Dunlap,   b. 8 Oct 1849,   d. 12 Mar 1908  (Age 58 years)
     6. Angus M. Dunlap,   b. 1850
     7. David Overton Dunlap,   b. 3 Apr 1852,   d. 26 Jan 1918  (Age 65 years)
     8. Benjamin Franklin Dunlap,   b. 1854,   d. 1884  (Age 30 years)
    +9. Mary Catherine Dunlap,   b. 6 Jun 1857,   bur. Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Kenneth M. Dunlap,   b. 1860,   d. 1887  (Age 27 years)
    Family ID F3584  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Cornelius "Neill" Dunlap/Margaret Morrison Homeplace, Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1837 Will Book B Page 106/107, Moore County, NC - Will of Sarah Dunlap
    1837 Will Book B Page 106/107, Moore County, NC - Will of Sarah Dunlap
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2960 - Corneilus Dunlap
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2960 - Corneilus Dunlap
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3973 - George Stutts
    1852 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3973 - George Stutts

    Histories
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    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.
    1827 Petition, Moore County, NC - Fair at the Grove
    1827 Petition, Moore County, NC - Fair at the Grove
    1827, Nov 20 -- Petition, Dec 1827-Jan 1828 General Assembly Session Records
    The following residents of Moore County petitioned to establish a fare [fair] at the Grove in April and October: Benjamin Person, Holden Cox, N. Barrett, Wm. Sears, Isaac Fields, Thomas Williams, Niel McLeod, Malcom Blue, Wm. Hancock, Geo. W. Alston, W.D. Dowd, A. McDonald, Samuel Jackson, Isam Wallis, [illegible], D. Murchison, John Morison, L. McNeill, William Mathews, William R.D. Cole, Allen Wade, Edwin Wade, Neill Mathews, James Cole, A.C. Curry, Corn. Dunlap, John Cockham, John [illegible].