John McKinnon

Male 1750 - 1819  (69 years)


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  • Name John McKinnon 
    Born 29 Jun 1750 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Dec 1819 
    Buried Moore County, NC at McKinnon Cemetery #276 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1784, Feb 14 -- 1778-1795 Land Entries, Cumberland County, NC
      #84 John McKennon entered 100 acres located on Richland Creek.

      1784, Mar 8 -- Land Grant #31, Moore County, NC
      John McKinnon received 100 acres located on Richland Creek of McLendons Creek adjoining Farquard Campbell and including his own improvement. William Cook and Alexander McIver were chain carriers.

      1784, Mar 18 -- 1778-1795 Land Entries, Cumberland County, NC
      #107 John McKinnon entered 100 acres located between McLendons Creek and Richland Creek adjoining Farquhard Campbell and including his own improvement.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 162
      John McKinnon
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 4M
      2F

      1791, Jan 28-- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #346 John McAulay entered 50 acres west of Wet Creek adjoining John McKinnon, Hezekiah Dunn, William Barrett and John McAulay Sr.

      1791, Feb 23 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 302
      Deed from Isaac Dunn to John McKinnon was proven by John McAuley

      1792, Feb 22 -- 1784-1797 Land Entries, Moore County, NC
      #428 John McKinnon entered 50 acres west of Wet Creek adjoining his own line.

      1792, Oct 7 -- Land Grant #505, Moore County, NC
      Norman McKinnon received 48 acres located on Dry Fork of Mill Creek adjoining his own line. Murdock McAulay and John McKinnon were chain carriers.

      1793, Dec-Jan 1794 -- General Assembly Session Records, Box 3
      John McKinnon signed a petition to form Alfordstown as County Seat for Moore County, NC. [Editor's Note: the petition failed. In 1796 the NC General Assembly established Carthage as the county seat. In 1806, it was changed to Faginsville to honor Richardson Fagin. The name was changed back to Carthage in 1814]

      1795, Jan 24 -- Land Grant #1533, Moore County, NC
      John McKinnon received 50 acres located west of Wet Creek adjoining his own line and Smith. Angus McKinnon and Hezekiah Dunn were chain carriers.

      1795, May 21 -- 1785-1794 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 523
      Ordered that the following persons be appointed to determine whether the road from Instant Hall's plantation to the [Montgomery] County Line shall go by Thomas Dunn's or Lewis Sowell's: Darius Ramage, Norman McKennon, Murdo McAulay, Enoch Hall, Norman McLeod, Saml. Hall, Murdo. McAulay Jr., Joseph Allen, William Smith Jr., John McKinnon, Christopher Bethune, John Spivia, Hezekiah Dunn, Richard Dunn, Alexander Morrison and William Morgan.

      1795, May 21 -- 1785-1794 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 523
      Ordered that Thomas Dunn be appointed overseer of the road [above] and that the following hands to work: William Smith Jr., Lewis Sowell, John Allen, Donald McLeod, Christopher Bethune, Norman McLeod, Instant Hall, Enoch Hall, Murdo. McAulay Sen., Hezekiah Dunn, Norman McKinnon and Neil McLeod.

      1797, Jan 14 -- Land Grant #1544, Moore County, NC
      John McKinnon received 50 acres located west of Wet Creek adjoining his own line. Norman McKinnon and Angus McKinnon were chain carriers.

      1797, Nov 8 -- Land Grant #1339, Moore County, NC
      Richard Dunn Jr. received 100 acres located on both sides of Wet Creek south of Size Branch including Elizabeth Hodges' improvement adjoining his own line. John McKinnon and Richd. Dunn were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 58
      John McKinnon
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 2M
      (10-16) 1M

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 605
      John McKinnon
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (26-45) 2M
      (16-26) 1M
      2 Slaves

      1811, Aug 16 -- Land Grant #2119, Moore County, NC
      John McKinnon received 100 acres located west of Wet Creek adjoining Norman McKinnon Junr., his own line and the heirs of John McAulay Junr. Norman McKinnon and Donald McKinnon were chain carriers.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      John Kinnon listed 250 acres valued at $367.50, 50 acres valued at $50, 50 acres valued at $50 and 150 acres valued at $82.50
    Person ID I38355  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2020 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with John McKinnon 

    Family Christian,   b. 21 Dec 1745,   d. 14 Feb 1824  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Daniel McKinnon
     2. Norman McKinnon,   b. 1780,   d. Bef Apr 1858  (Age 78 years)
     3. Alexander McKinnon,   b. 1782
    +4. Angus McKinnon,   b. 1785,   d. 6 Jul 1852  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).