John McNeill

Male 1810 - Bef 1849  (39 years)


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  • Name John McNeill 
    Born 1800-1810 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 7 Nov 1849 
    Notes 
    • 1829, Aug 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 277
      Ordered that Wm. Buie be appointed the overseer of the road from the Montgomery County line to Martin's old store and work the following hands: James Keys, John Smith, Wm. Smith, Joseph Smith, Simon McNeill, Isaac Smith, John McNeill, Joshua Keys, Thomas Keys, John Richardson, Isah Autray, Isham Harvill and Mr. McKinnon's Jim.

      1830, Nov 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 330
      Ordered that a road be laid off from the Randolph County Line near John Shamburgers, as the marks to John Shuffield's Mill, with marks to James Morgan's on Cabin Creek, with marks to Neill Morrison's, as the road opposite to the corner of Francis Munroe's field where Morrison's school path to Dunn's old field, left to the old houseplace, left of Autray's Church, as the road to Hunsucker's place and work the following hands: John Shuffield, James Morgan, N. Morison, John Keys, Danl. McKenzie, John McNeill, Daniel McDaniel, John McCaskill, Wm. Brewer, Edmond Holland, Daniel Murchison and Everit Shuffield.

      1836, Mar 2 -- Land Grant #3044, Moore County, NC
      John McNeill received 40 acres located between Cabin Creek and Wet Creek adjoining John Morgan (formerly William Smith), Thomas Harvel, Nathan Smith and his own line. Hardy Sanders and Joseph Wallace were chain carriers.

      1836, Aug 30 -- Superior Court Minute Docket Book D, Moore County, NC Page 32
      Noah Smitherman and Harbart Spencer, Admsts. of Saml. Smitherman Dec'd. v. Catharine Murchison and John McNeill. Witness Simon McNeill called and failed to appear.

      1838, Mar 26 -- Personal Correspondence
      Corns. Dunlap to John McNeill, (Wet Creek, Moore County, NC) Del. by Isaiah Melton. Mr. John McNeill: Sir I want you to come down to my place this evening and stay all night with me. I have some particular business with you. Come by Norman Mathesons and bring two notes that is against me these are in favour of Norman Matheson and one in favour of Keneth Matheson. Tell said Mathesons to give them to you to collect for them I owe them due sixty dollars and the other fifty dollars with interest. I am like to be involved by security debts and I want to pay all my just debts first. Come down immediately, if possible, it will take you know a great while. I have considerable business for you that is very urgent and I particular want you to do it -- and come without delay. Corns. Dunlap. [Editor's Note: Original letter in possession of Mac Clabaugh, The Villages, FL]

      1842, Jun 11 -- Will Book B Page 154-155, Moore County, NC
      Will of Hector McNeill, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Isabelle and son John McNeill. Executor: son John McNeill. Witnesses: Angus McKinnon and Hardy Sanders. Proven Feb 1843.

      1844 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #6
      John McNeill listed 100 acres valued at $100 on Bear Creek, 100 acres valued at $25 on Little Creek, 150 acres valued at $37.50 on Cabin Creek, 45 acres valued at $11.50 on Wet Creek

      1846, Jul 28 -- 1844-1847 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 357
      Last will and testament of Nathan Morgan dec'd. was produced and admitted by oaths of William T. Morgan and John McNeill.

      1847, Jan 30 -- 1844-1847 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 459-460
      John McNeill, Administrator of James Key, dec'd. v. Belison Key and others, heirs at law of James Key dec'd.
      Alexander C. Curry is appointed Guardian Ad Litem of Calvin Key, Crawford Key, Eleanor Key and Samuel Key, minor heirs of James Key, dec'd. and made party to the suit. A notice to Belison Key, widow of James Key and Thomas Key Junr., Rials Key and Pleasant Key, adult heirs of James Key to appear at the next term of court.

      1849, Nov 7-Jan 30, 1850 -- Record of Estate Book F Page 166-172
      Estate of John McNeill, dec'd by Administrator John Dunlap
    Person ID I36465  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2022 

    Father Hector McNeill,   b. 1752/1753, Isle of Skye, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1842  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Isabella Murchison,   b. 1760,   d. 9 Jun 1846, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1785  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Bensalem Presbyterian Church Membership Rolls, Moore County, NC - Family of Hector McNeill and Isabella Murchison
    Bensalem Presbyterian Church Membership Rolls, Moore County, NC - Family of Hector McNeill and Isabella Murchison
    Family ID F1922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1843 Will Book B Page 154-155, Moore County, NC - Will of Hector McNeill
    1843 Will Book B Page 154-155, Moore County, NC - Will of Hector McNeill
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3044 - John McNeill
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3044 - John McNeill
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2964 - Thomas Brown
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2964 - Thomas Brown
    1846 Will Book B Page 159/160, Moore County, NC - Will of Nathan Morgan
    1846 Will Book B Page 159/160, Moore County, NC - Will of Nathan Morgan

    Histories
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    Catherine Martin McDonald to John McNeill Aug 1846
    Catherine Martin McDonald to John McNeill Aug 1846
    1846, Aug 25 -- Personal Correspondence
    Catherine M. McDonald of Shelby County, TN to John McNeill, Gold Region, Moore County, NC. Mr. John McNeill: These lines will let you know that we are well myself Father [John McDonald] & sister Ann [McDonald] are at this time at cousin Phillip McNeills sister Ann [McDonald] stays mostly at cousin R. McIvers the connections are all well. Father has lost the sight of one of his eyes and is getting very infirm Cousin S. McNeill was at cousin Phillips [McNeill] about twelve months ago and we have not heard from him since he was there in Louisiana he has not got our money from Uncle [Simon] Murchison yet and I expect never will. Cousin John if you please I want you to inquire of Angus McAskill if he is in North Carolina, yet what part of Georgia cousin John McDonald is living in also where I should direct a letter to him. I want to write to him to come after Father for we have had to stay with cousin P. McNeill til I am not only ashamed but mortified about it he is the only friend we have had in this country - and he has got a very large family of his own - if you please answer these lines as soon as possible so that I can write to cousin John McDonald whenever I receive your answer. Give my love to Aunt [Isabella] McNeill and tell her that I very much regret ever leaving N Carolina. I have nothing to write that would interest you Father & Sister Ann joins me in sending there love to you. All yours with respect. Catherine M McDonald. [Editor's Note: Original letter in possession of Mac Clabaugh, The Villages, FL]