Samuel Key

Male 1788 -


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  • Name Samuel Key 
    Born 1788 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Kees listed 230 acres valued at $300

      1817, Aug 5 -- Land Grant #2325, Moore County, NC
      John Key received 50 acres located west of Wet Creek adjoining Kenneth McCaskill, his own line, Neil Morrison, McLeod and Morgan (formerly Bethune). Vinson Key and Samuel Key were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Keys listed 230 acres valued at $370

      1830, Feb 16 -- Land Grant #2851, Moore County, NC
      Simon McNeill received a 40 acre Land Grant located East of Wet Creek adjoining Thomas Key, Levi Deaton and Daniel McLean. Samuel Key and Donald McLean were chain carriers.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 477
      Samuel Keyes
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1F

      1833, Jul 9-Aug 13 -- Notice, Fayetteville Weekly Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      Moore County, NC - Joseph Davis and wife Ellender v. William Kees, John Kees, Vinson Kees, James Kees, Samuel Kees, Thomas Kees, Cornelius Kees and Sally Kees. Appearing that defendants Vinson Kees, Corneilus Kees and William Kees reside out of state, they are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the third Monday in August. [Editor's Note - likely a suit regarding settlement of Abigail Key's estate. Her husband Thomas died before 1820 and Abigail died after 1830]

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 171
      Samuel Key
      (50-60) 1M 1F

      1843, Mar 13 -- Will Book B Page 145-146, Moore County, NC
      Will of Allen Bethune, Dec'd. Heir and Executor: wife Catherine Bethune. Witnesses: Euphemia McDonald, Samuel Keys and Rial Keys. Proven Apr 1844.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 235
      Samuel Key 62 M, Miller, Born in NC
      Abigail Key 50 F, Born in NC
    Person ID I15138  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 May 2022 

    Father Thomas Key,   b. 1745, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1820  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Abigail,   b. 1750,   d. 1830  (Age 80 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1833, Jul 9-Aug 13 -- Notice, Fayetteville Weekly Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      Moore County, NC - Joseph Davis and wife Ellender v. William Kees, John Kees, Vinson Kees, James Kees, Samuel Kees, Thomas Kees, Cornelius Kees and Sally Kees. Appearing that defendants Vinson Kees, Corneilus Kees and William Kees reside out of state, they are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the third Monday in August. [Editor's Note - likely a suit regarding settlement of Abigail Key's estate. Her husband Thomas died before 1820 and Abigail died after 1830]
    Family ID F12306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Copeland,   b. 1800,   bur. Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F4303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1830 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2851 - Simon McNeill
    1830 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2851 - Simon McNeill
    1817 Land Grant #2325, Moore County, NC - John Key
    1817 Land Grant #2325, Moore County, NC - John Key

    Histories
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Earliest complete tax list for Moore County. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptrollers Papers, Box 6. Moore County]
    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. [S1047] Lance Key [lkey@lipan.net].