William Dunn

Male Bef 1746 -


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  • Name William Dunn 
    Born Bef 1746 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Dunn listed 4 white polls

      1773, Nov 20 -- Land Grant #1663, Cumberland County, NC
      Elijah Bettis received 200 acres located on Richland Creek adjoining Evans. Joseph Cheston and William Dunn were chain carriers.

      1777, Nov 1 -- Cane Creek Meeting [Quaker] Minutes Vol. 1 Page 66, Alamance County, NC
      William Dunn, son of Joseph Dunn, complained of [in Sep] for being guilty of appearing in a warlike manner and marrying outside of unity and after the usual labor extended, this meeting now disowns him.

      1777 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Dunn listed $200 of taxable property in Captain Jacob Duckworth's District

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      William Dunn listed $800 of taxable property in Captain Duckworth's District

      1779 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Willm. Dunn listed $240-960 (not given in) of taxable property in Captain Duckworth's District

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Wm. Dunn listed in Captain Duckworth's District. Taxable property was estimated between $120-480.

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      W. Dunn listed $130 in Captain John Hunnicut's District

      1783, Jul 26 -- Deed Book 7 Page 132, Cumberland County, NC
      Charity Muse deeded William Dunn 250 acres located on both sides of McLendons Creek. Jesse Muse and Nathl. Norwood were witnesses.

      1783, Jul 26 -- Deed Book 7 Page 133, Cumberland County, NC
      Charity Muse deeded William Dunn a tract located on both sides of McLendons Creek. Jesse Muse and Nathl. Norwood were witnesses.

      1784, Aug 17 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 6
      Ordered that William Dun be appointed overseer of the road from the widow Muse's to Bear Creek.

      1785, Apr 10 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #74 William Dunn entered 50 acres on Long Meadow fork of Buffalow Creek adjoining his own line and Michael Hill and including his own improvement.

      1785, Aug 18 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 59
      Deed from William Dun to Jesse Muse was proven by Catherine Muse

      1785, Nov 24 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 75
      Ordered that Wm. Dunn and Wm. Beazely overseers of the Muses Road build a bridge across McLendons Creek near Charity Muses.

      1786, Apr 20 -- Land Grant #148, Moore County, NC
      John Henson and Thomas Matthews received 200 acres located on Buffalo Creek and the Waggon Road including the fork that goes to Cagle's Bridge adjoining Furr and Cockman. Wilm. Dunn and Michal Hill were chain carriers.

      1787, Feb 21 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #83 Samuel Dunn entered 25 acres on Richland Creek including William Dunn's improvement.

      1787, Aug 27 -- Land Grant #0245, Moore County, NC
      Samuel Dunn received 25 acres located west of Richland Creek adjoining Joseph Dunn, Brimlow and Wm. Dunn's improvement. Jesse Opton and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1788, Mar 10 -- Land Grant #230, Moore County, NC
      Christian Jackson received 50 acres located west of Juniper Creek adjoining her own line. Murdoch Bethune and William Dunn were chain carriers.

      1789, Sep 20 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #220 William Dunn entered 50 acres on Locust Branch of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and Donald McQueen.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 153
      William Dun
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 2M
      1F
      1 Slave

      1790, Mar 6 -- Deed Book E Page 82-83, Chatham County, NC
      Martha/Patty Glascock, Julius Glascock, John Milton Glascock and Martyn Glascock deeded Thomas Rubottom 240 acres located on Little Brush Creek adjoining Hugh Moffett and Hadley. Wm. Dunn and Milley Glasscock were witnesses.

      1790, Nov 8 -- Deed Book G Page 71, Chatham County, NC
      Mary Dowd [of Moore County] deeded William Dunn [of Moore County] 400 acres located on Deep River and Smith Creek adjoining Judith Dowd. Reuben Sheals and Richard Dowd were witnesses.

      1791, Jan 7 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #293 William Dunn entered 50 acres east of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and Donald McQueen.

      1791, Jun 28 -- Land Grant #357, Moore County, NC
      William Dunn received 50 acres located on Locust Branch of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and Donald McQueen. Thomas Ritter and Jesse Ritter were chain carriers.

      1791, Jun 28 -- Land Grant #358, Moore County, NC
      William Dunn received 50 acres located on Locust Branch of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and Donald McQueen. Thomas Ritter and Jesse Ritter were chain carriers.

      1791, Jun 28 -- Land Grant #382, Moore County, NC
      Thomas Ritter received 50 acres located on both sides of Richland Creek adjoining William Dunn and Malcolm McNeill. Jesse Bean and Jesse Ritter were chain carriers.

      1792, Feb 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 336
      Ordered that Thomas Ritter be appointed overseer of the road that leads by the Widow Muses and have the following hands to work: Wm. Dunn & hands, Saml. Dunn, John Upton, Jesse Upton, Edward Upton, Richd. Upton, Jno. Dannelly, John Atkinson, Thos. Muse, Saml. Elkins, Jacob Stutts, Jno. Ritter, Everet Ritter, Jesse Bean, John Sowell, Jno. Quimby, Jno. McCaskill, Alexr. McCaskill, Jno. Hargrove, Kenneth Murchison, Duncan McIntosh, Martin Martin, Neil McIntosh, Simon Rheubottom and Ezekl. Rheubottom.

      1792, Feb 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 340,345
      Deed from Willian Dunn to Jacob Cagle was acknowledged
      Deed from John M. Glascock to John McNeill was proven by William Dunn
      Deed from William Dun to Stephen Richardson proven by Jacob Cagle

      1792, May 24 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 355
      Ordered the Wm. Dunn take the list of taxables in Barrett's District for 1792

      1792, Aug 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 365
      Deed from Wm. Barrett to Robt. Davis proven by William Dunn

      1793, Feb 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 388
      Deed from William Barrett to William Hancock was proven William Dunn

      1793, Nov 19 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 424
      Letters of Administration granted to Ezekiel Rheubottom on the estate of Thomas Rheubottom Dec'd. with William Dunn and Simon Rheubottom as securities.

      1794, Feb 20 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 448
      Reuben Shields is appointed constable in Cheek's District with James Holcomb and William Dunn as securities.

      1794, Aug 19 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 474
      Bill of Sale from George Jackson as Executor of John Jackson Dec'd. to William Dunn proven by Joseph Robson

      1795, May 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 525
      Ordered that Nicholas Nall, William Davis and William Dunn Esq. act as commissioners to bid out the building of a bridge over McLendons Creek and another over Richland Creek where the main road crosses said creeks that leads from Nicholas Nalls past Mrs. Glascocks to Fayetteville.

      1797, Jun 23 -- Land Grant #1323, Moore County, NC
      Simon Rheubottom received 49 acres located northwest of Richland Creek adjoining William Barrett, Farquard Campbell, Donald McQueen and Jesse Ritter. William Dunn and Everit Ritter were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 45
      William Dunn
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-26) 2M
      (0-10) 3F
      11 Slaves

      1802, Jun 17 -- Land Grant #1722, Moore County, NC
      William Dunn received 50 acres located on Long Meadow adjoining Michael Hill, Robert Edwards and own line including his own improvement. Joseph Cockman and James Melton were chain carriers.

      1802, Nov 3 -- Land Grant #1643, Moore County, NC
      John Atkinson received 60 acres located east of Richland Creek adjoining Wm. Dunn, Benjn. Dunn and Joseph Dunn Sr. Benjn. Dunn and Jno. Dunn were chain carriers.

      1802, Nov 3 -- Land Grant #1860, Moore County, NC
      William Dunn received 50 acres located northwest of Richland Creek adjoining Benjamin Dunn and his own line. Benjn. Dunn and Jno. Dunn were chain carriers.

      1803, Oct 10 -- Land Grant #1809, Moore County, NC
      William Dunn received 50 acres located on Blans Branch including the Mill Stone Quarry adjoining his own line. Mark Phillips and Jno. Dunn were chain carriers.
    Person ID I16846  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2020 

    Father Joseph Dunn,   b. Bef 1743,   d. Aft 1792  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Ruth,   d. Bef Nov 1799 
    Histories
    Dunn Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Dunn Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Dunn references in Moore County.
    Family ID F4761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1803 Will Book A Page 203, Moore County, NC - Will of Ruth Dunn
    1803 Will Book A Page 203, Moore County, NC - Will of Ruth Dunn

    Histories
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.