John Dunn

Male Bef 1747 -

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  • Name John Dunn 
    Birth Bef 1747 
    Gender Male 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Joseph Dunn,   b. Bef 1743   d. Aft 1792  (Age ~ 50 years)  (Father) 
    Ruth   d. Bef Nov 1799  (Mother) 
    • 1765, Aug 3 -- Land Grant #561 and #742, Cumberland County, NC
      Benjamin Dunn received 50 acres located northeast of Richland Creek adjoining his own line and Farquard Campbell. John Dunn and Joseph Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Benjamin and wife Sarah Dunn deeded to John Stevens 1768]

      1798, Aug 11-Nov 3 -- Cane Creek Meeting [Quaker] Minutes Vol. II Page 31, Alamance County, NC
      Complaint against Ruth Dunn and her son John Dunn for purchasing and holding Negroes.

      1799, Jan 22 -- Land Grant #0177, Moore County, NC
      Benjamin Dunn [assignee of Kenneth McIver and Jason Wadsworth] received 50 acres located west of Richland Creek adjoining John Medlin, where Ruth Dunn now lives and Nancy Dunn. Jno. McIver and Jno. Dunn were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]
    Person ID I16848  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2023 

    Father Joseph Dunn,   b. Bef 1743   d. Aft 1792 (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Ruth   d. Bef Nov 1799 
    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

    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.
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.