Leonard Cagle[1]

Male Bef 1755 -


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  • Name Leonard Cagle 
    Born Bef 1755 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1800  Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1767 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Leonard Keagel listed 1 white poll

      1767, Aug 11 -- Land Grant #0138, Cumberland County, NC
      Charles Cagill entered a 100 acre Land Grant located on Buffalo Creek adjoining Jacob Stutz. John Kagill and Leonard Kagill were chain carriers.
      [Note - grant was not issued]

      1767, Aug 11 -- Land Grant #1500, Cumberland County, NC
      Jacob Stutz received a 100 acre Land Grant located on Buffalo Creek. John Kagil and Leonard Kagil were chain carriers.

      1768, Dec 22 -- Land Grant #850, Cumberland County, NC
      Leonard Cagle received a 200 acre Land Grant located west of Buffalo Creek.

      1775, Jan 10 -- Deed Book 6 Page 293, Cumberland County, NC
      Leonard Cagle and wife Susanna deeded Steven Richardson a tract of land located west of Buffalo Creek. Bartholomew Dun and William Garner were witnesses. Proven by Bartholomew Dun Jan 1775.

      1778 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Lenord Cagle listed 250 in Captain John Cox's District [note: may not designate acreage]

      1780 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Lenard Kigle listed 1550-6200 in Captain John Cox's District [note: may not designate acreage]

      1783 -- Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
      Leonard Cagle listed 120 in Captain John Cox's District [note: may not designate acreage]

      1784, Apr 30 -- 1779-1791 County Court Minutes, Cumberland County, NC
      Leonard Cakel was appointed to serve Jury Duty next term.

      1785, Nov 24 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 73
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1786, Nov 21 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 121
      A deed from William Gardner and wife to Leonard Cagle was proven by Nathan Smith

      1787, Feb 19 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 132
      A deed from James Morgan and wife to John Hunsucker was proven by Leonard Cagle

      1788, May 23 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 198
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1788, Aug 19 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 201
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1788, Aug 19 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 202
      Ordered that Leonard Cagle be appointed overseer of the road from Searcy's Ford to Cotton from Bear Creek at Wm. Gardner to the County Line and have the following hands to work: Wm. Gardner, Peter Gardner, William Wilson, John Hare, Adam Comer, and Leonard Cagle's sons.

      1788, Nov 21 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 215
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1789, Feb 17 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 219
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1789, Mar 3 -- Land Grant #344, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Cagle received a 50 acre Land Grant located on Bear Creek adjoining his own line and William Garner. Adam Comer and George Cagle were chain carriers.

      1789, Nov 17 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 251
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 153
      Leonard Cagle
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 7M
      3F

      1790, Aug 19 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 284
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1790, Nov 16 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 284
      Leonard Cagle records his mark as a cross and slit in right and a half cross in left

      1790, Nov 16 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 290
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1791, May 18 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 310
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1791, Aug 17 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 312
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1791, Nov 24 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 330
      Leonard Cagle served Jury Duty

      1795, Feb 17 -- 1784-1795 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 500
      A deed from Leonard and Susannah Cagle to Thomas Smitherman was proven by Henry Cagle

      1797, Nov 23 -- Land Grant #1269, Moore County, NC
      Leonard Furr received a 50 acre Land Grant located on the both sides of Buffalo Creek adjoining Leonard Cagle Senr. Christopher Stuts and John Spivey were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC 501
      Leonard Cagle
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 4M
      (10-16) 2M 1F
      (0-10) 3M
    Person ID I35858  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 

    Father Leonard "Leonhart Kegel" Cagle,   b. c1684,   d. Aft 1754  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Susanna 
    Histories
    Cagle Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Cagle Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Cagle references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F11280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Richardson 
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F11390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1767 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #0138 -- Charles Cagle
    1767 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #0138 -- Charles Cagle
    1774 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #0418 - William Smith
    1774 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #0418 - William Smith
    1797 Land Grant #1269, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr
    1797 Land Grant #1269, Moore County, NC - Leonard Furr
    1789 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #344 - Leonard Cagle
    1789 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #344 - Leonard Cagle
    1799 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1581 - Leonard Cagle
    1799 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1581 - Leonard Cagle
    Map of upper Moore County [South of Robbins] prior to 1780
    Map of upper Moore County [South of Robbins] prior to 1780
    Highlighted tracts include lands owned by the Smith family.
    1799 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1655 - Susie Davis
    1799 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1655 - Susie Davis
    1767 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1500 - Jacob Stutts
    1767 Land Grant, Cumberland County, NC #1500 - Jacob Stutts

    Histories
    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.
    1779 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1779 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    1780 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain Jacob Duckworth's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Duckworth's Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    1783 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC [Captain John Cox and Captain John Hunnicutt's Military Districts only]
    Captain Cox and Captain Hunnicutt's[formerly Duckworth] Military District encompass present day upper Moore County [see attached map]. Courtesy of the NC Archives. Map courtesy of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society.
    1784 Petition, Cumberland County, NC - Creation of Moore County
    1784 Petition, Cumberland County, NC - Creation of Moore County
    Apr 1784 - Jun 1784 General Assembly Session Records, Box 3 Folder 41

    A Bill for dividing Cumberland County into two distinct Counties and for the other purposes therein mentioned.

    In H. Commons 3 May 1785. Read for the first time and passed by order. 13 May 1784 read the second time amended and passed.

    In Senate May 3rd 1784. Read the first time and passed by order. 4th May 1784 read the second time amended by consent of the Commons passed and order to be engrossed.

    To the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina now setting. The petition pf the Inhabitants of Cumberland County have now showeth. Whereas your petitioners living in the Upper End of the said County do labour under great hardship in attending on Courts and Other Public meetings from their remote situation from the Court House, many of whom being upwards of sixty miles there from, do Humbly pray that the said County may be Divided To Wit: Beginning on the South Side of Cape Fare River, at Chatham County line where it crosses sd. River running from thence a direct course to Coles Bridge on Drowning Creek, And so to be bounded by the lines of the Adjacent Countys as to make a Distinct County, Nevertheless on to the Boundaries your petitioners most Humbly Submiths to your great Wisdom to which they ever think themselves in duty bound to pray.

    Jas. Burges, Thos. Armstrong, James Dyer, Wm. Armstrong, John Armstrong, Michl. King, Charles Crawford [Capt.], Wm. Cox [Capt.], Wm. Seale, John Overton, John Overton Junr., John Phillips, Wm. Harden, John James, Elijah Bettis, Isaac Hardain, Joseph Furr, Nathl. Norwood, [torn] Hunnicutt, [torn] Dickinson, [torn] Collins, Theopilus Petty, John Hunnicutt, James Maples, Burrel Maples, Daniel Munk, Thos. Collins Jur., Ralph Davis, John Goldston, Martin Dye, Stephen Collons, George Nelson, Abraham Cole, Duncan Johnson, John Camron, Kenneth Camron, Archibald Munk, Thos. Gilmore, Kinchin Kitching, Stephen King [? very faded], Josiah Maples, Matthew Kitching, John Evans, William Kitching, John Cox, Joseph Fry, Johnathan Caddell, Richardson Feagin, John Jackson, Neil McLeod, Danl. Jones, Solomon Cox, James Wadsworth, James Hill, Jac. Caddell, Donald Makensey, George Grimes, Thomas Graham, John Ritter, Jacob Stuts, John Stuts, Eleck Autry, Frederick Autry, John Minyerd, Ritcherd Burd, Robert Burd, James Autray, Christopher Yow, John Leech, Angush Cambell, William Barrett Junior, Colin McLain, John Shufeild Junier, John Hair, Reubin Fremon, William Elmore, James Morgan, Peter (looks more like Frances) Hair, Lues Fels [Lewis Fields?], Donald McLeod, Norman McLeod, Normand McLean, Hector McLain, John Bohanan, Kenneth McDonald, Wm. Cox, Danold McKinnon [?], William Dunn, Thomas Dunn, John Keys, Moses Keyes, William [torn], Henry [torn], Bartholomew Dunn [torn but listed twice in a row ? likely Sr. and Jr.], Allan [torn ? likely Morrison], Norman [torn], Hart. Hunnicutt, John Dunlap, Benjamin Sheales, John Blanchet, William Dunn, Adam Keeling, John Blachett Junr., Robt. Davis, Willm. Martin Junr., Thos Tyson, John Carrell, Anthony Street, James Thorton, Charles Seale, Collins Hardy, Jacob Hardy, Jun., John Kenney, William Cockerham, Solomon Jones, Jacob Hardy, John Hunnicutt Ser., Thos. Maples, Jeremiah Collon, Thos. Agerton, Wm. McKinzie, Wm. Hodges, Edmon Hodges, Joseph Duckworth, Charles Campbell, Drurey Hodges, Anguish McDugal, Jason Wadsworth, James Morgin, James Caddell, Aaron Fagens, John Paitt, James Wadworth, James Muse, Duncan McIntosh, Alexr. McDonald, Anthony Mears, James Simmons, Jhon Warner, Jesse Muse, John Hurley, Thomas Seale, William Morgan, John Morgin, William Morgan Senr., Jesse Ritter, Robert Stephens, Samuel Tidwell, Ansil Melton, Nathaniel Melton, John Adkins, William Barrett, Solomon Barrett, Archibald McDonald, William Ashaly, [Jesse?] Bates, William Smith, John McLane, Richard [Nales?], Peter Shamburger, Wm. McLean, Thomas Grimes, Donald McLeod, Allan Martin, Donald McDonald, Donald McLeod, Murdock Betheun, Alexender Mckeever, John McCauly, Angush McAuly, John Kagel, Gorge Kagel, Nathan Maner, William Maner, Seth Maner, George Keringer, William Williamson, John Williamson, Robert Grimes, Nichlos Newton, Francis Tedwell, Samuel Barrett, William Smith, Nichlos Wallas, Lannard Furr, Nathan Smith, Everet Smith, Isum Smith, Henry Jackson, James Ledlow, Adam Comer, Leonard Cagel, Roger Cagel, William Constable and Peter Garner.

    [Editor's Note: Many of the names are faded, torn and hard to read. Some are actual signatures or marks and clearly multiple names have been signed by one individual]

    A Bill for dividing Cumberland County into two distinct Counties.
    Whereas the County of Cumberland is so extensive that it is extremely inconvenient for the inhabitants to attends courts and public meetings. Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina and it is hereby enacted by the Authority of the same that from and after fourth day of July next the County of Cumberland shall be divided into two distinct Counties by a line beginning at Coles Bridge on drowning creek thence a direct line to the corner of Wake and Johnston Counties in Cumberland line and all that part of Cumberland laying to the north west of the new line shall be a separate and distinct county by the name of Moor County and [be it enacted by the authority afore said] hat the lower part of Cumberland County laying south east of said line shall be a separate and distinct county and known by the name of Fayette County and be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid that nothing herein contained shall be construed to debar the sheriff and Collector of taxes or other officers or any of them in the said county of Cumberland as it stood undivided from levying any collections or making districts for any taxes fees or other duties that may be due from the inhabitants thereof on or before the fourth day of July next in the same manner as if this act had never been made any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

    And be enacted by the authority aforesaid that the Courts for the County of Fayette be held at the place where the courts of Cumberland County are at present established on the fourth Monday in January April July and October in every year and that the Courts for the County of Moore hereafter shall be held at such place within the said County as the Commissioner herein after named shall appoint on the fourth Monday in February May August November in every year and that all causes please writs actions suits plaints process precepts recognizances and other matters and things in the Court of Cumberland depending from and immediately after the first day of August next shall stand adjourned and continued from the present Court House of the said County to such place as the said Commissioners or a majority of them shall direct and appoint as aforesaid and all appearances and returns which shall be made on the days appointed by law for holding in the said court of Cumberland shall hereafter be made to the first Court that shall be held for that county wherein the cause of action arose and all suitors and witnesses bound to appear there of in the same manner as if the said court had not been removed from the present Court House any law usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

    And be it also enacted by the authority aforesaid that Thomas Matthews, John Roberson, Willis Dickerson, Philip Alston and John Jackson or the majority of them shall be and hereby appointed Commissioner and impowered and directed to agree with workmen for erecting and building a Courthouse prison and stocks for the use of said County of Moor and for purchasing materials for that purpose and for enabling the said Commissioners to defray the expenses of said building a tax of one Shilling on every hundred pounds of taxable property within the said County of Moor as the same is established by this act and an equal sum on every unmarried man not possessed of the value of one Hundred pounds shall be levied and collected in the same manner as public taxes are or shall be levied and collected and all person who shall refuse or neglect to pay the taxes, by this Act impose upon them at the time and in the manner which is or shall be appointed by law for the payment of public taxes shall be liable to disthis [?] and sale of their property in the same manner as for non payment of public taxes and it is further declared that the said tax shall be collected by the officer or officers who is or may be appointed to collect the public taxes and such officer or officers shall give security to the said Commissioners for the faithfull discharge of his or their duty and shall be intitled to the same Commissions and liable to the same penalties restrictions process and remedy for enforcing the payment thereof as by law my be had against collectors or receivers of public monies.

    And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that the County Courts of Moore and Fayette shall nominate the following number of freeholders to serve as jurors of the Superior County for the District of Wilmington of which district the said Counties are hereby declared to be part that is to say for County of Boston [should be Moore] and for the County of Fayette any law or statute to the contrary notwithstanding and be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid that for running the dividing line Thomas Matthews & Jno Adkins be and they are duly appointed commissioners and imposed to lay off run and make the said dividing line agreeable to the direction of this act which said line when run by the Commissioners herein named shall be by them entered of record in the courts of the counties of which the said lines to be boundary and shall hereafter be deemed the dividing line between said counties.
    1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation
    1795 Petition, Moore County, NC - Courthouse Relocation
    1795, Jan -- Petition, Nov 1794-Feb 1795 General Assembly Session Records, Box 3 Folder 15
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly to move the courthouse to a more suitable location. Signers include: [selected signers] Michal Dickinson, Kindred Muse, James Hill, Himrick Hill, Kindred Muse, John Baton, Donald Martin, Murdoch Martin, Wm. Wright, Joseph Wright, Ezekieh Dunn, Dannel McLeod, Thomas Dunn, John Ritchardson, John Dunn, Gorg Morgin, Wm. Morgen, W. Barrett, Adam Comer, John Comer, Leanard Caggle, Andrew White, Thomas Smithermon, James Elkins, Ruben Freman, John Shuffeld, John Sheffeld, George Williams, Stephen Davis, Jesse Brown JP, William Dunn, Stephen Ritchandson, Ansel Melton Sener., Everit Wallis, Wm. Key, Nathaniel Melton, David Richardson, James Manes, John Gilliam, Christyen Stuts, Bartholomew Dunn, Angus MacIver and Allen Beaton.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1254] The Cagle Family in the South to 1850, North Carolina [2nd Edition], John G. Cagle, (1997, Published by John G. Cagle, Box 55342, Little Rock, AR 72215), vi and 241.
      Leonard Cagle, who married Susanna Richardson in Cumberland County [now Moore] and migrated to Montgomery County [now Stanly] in the 1790's and to Clarke County, GA in the early 1800's. This Leonard, it is believed, was Leonard Jr., probable son of the immigrant Leonhart Kegel...1768 Land Entry in old Cumberland County and appeared in the 1790 Moore County Census. Moved to Montgomery County between 1795-1798 and appears in 1800 census. Moved to GA by 1803 and is presumed to have been the Leonard Cagle who appeared in the 1805 GA Land Lottery. May have died in GA, though one tradition says he returned to Montgomery County and died there in 1814. All of most of his descendants were gone from Montgomery County by 1810.