Isham Sheffield

Male 1774 - Bef 1820  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name Isham Sheffield 
    Born c1774 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 15 Dec 1820 
    Notes 
    • 1792, May 21 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #448 Isam Shuffield entered 100 acres located east of Rattlesnake Branch of Bear Creek adjoining John Shuffield.

      1793, Sep 25 -- Land Grant #492, Moore County, NC
      Isom Shuffield received 100 acres located east of Rattlesnake Branch adjoining John Shuffield. Everet Shuffield and Isom Shuffield were chain carriers.

      1794, Feb 21 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 453
      Ordered that Hardy Davis be appointed overseer of the road from his house to Williamson's old place and have the following hands to work: Jeremiah Wilson, Isham Sheffield, Everet Sheffield, Thomas Davis and Christian Cagle.

      1797, Apr 1 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #168 Isom Shuffield entered 50 acres located north of Bear Creek adjoining Leonard Cagle Sr.

      1798, May 16 -- Land Grant #1399, Moore County, NC
      Isham Sheffield received 50 acres located north of Bear Creek adjoining David Allison, his own line and Hannah Sheffield. John Sheffield and Thomas Davis were chain carriers.

      1798, Aug 16 -- Land Grant #1946, Moore County, NC
      Solomon Barret received 100 acres located on both sides of Bear Creek adjoining Bullock, Hannah Shuffield, his own line, Everet Shuffield and Isham Shuffield. John Shuffield and Isham Shuffield were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 46
      Isom Shuffle
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 3F

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 600
      Isham Shuffle
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 1F
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 2F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Isham Shuffield listed 100 acres valued at $750, 100 acres valued at $95 and 50 acres valued at $50

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Isham Shuffield Senr. listed 250 acres valued at $900

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 312
      Isam Shuffield
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 3F
      (0-10) 1M

      1820, Dec 15 -- Record of Estates Book B, Pages 31-32, 43, Moore County, NC
      Estate of John/Isham Sheffield, Dec'd. by Administrator Arch. McNeill. H. Kennedy, P. Shamburger and Wm. Hussey appointed to lay off a year's provision for Widow Sally Sheffield. [Editor's Note: Pages 31-32 lists John while Page 43 lists Isham instead -- fairly certain this is Isham]

      1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 57
      William Williamson v. Heirs at law of Isham Sheffield

    Person ID I21236  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father John Sheffield, Sr.,   b. Bef 1740,   d. Bef Feb 1796  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Hannah Melton 
    Documents
    Map of John Sheffield's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Bear and Wolf Creeks
    Map of John Sheffield's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Bear and Wolf Creeks
    Highlighted tracts include grants to John Sheffield, Sr.[BLUE], John Sheffield, Jr. and III[GREEN] and Isham Sheffield[YELLOW].
    Histories
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Sheffield references in Moore County and Cumberland County. Given the numerous John, Isham, Adam and Everet Sheffields I have tried to denote which one that I believe the reference is referring to.
    Family ID F6475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sally,   b. 1775-1784 
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F10832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1796 Will Book A Page 186/187, Moore County, NC - Will of John Sheffield; Will of Nicholas Newton
    1796 Will Book A Page 186/187, Moore County, NC - Will of John Sheffield; Will of Nicholas Newton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1946 - Solomon Barrett
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1946 - Solomon Barrett
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1399 - Isham Sheffield
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1399 - Isham Sheffield
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1793 - John Sheffield
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1793 - John Sheffield
    1793 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #492 - Isham Sheffield
    1793 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #492 - Isham Sheffield

    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.