James Cheek

Male 1765 -


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  • Name James Cheek 
    Born 1760-1765 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1785, Feb 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 17
      Ordered that Isaac Harden be appointed overseer of the road from Chatham County to the fork in the road and have the following hands to work: Robert Davis, Hezekiah Johnston, Benjn. Seal, Amos Cheek, Jams. Cheek, Chas. Shiran, Burwell Phillips, Mark Phillips, Lewis Phillips, John Rogers, Enoch Rogers, Joell Phillips, John Cheek, William Handcock, Levy Askins, Jams. Collins, Wm. Malone, John Blanchett, William Poe and Moses Myrick.

      1792, Aug 12 -- Land Grant #425, Moore County, NC
      Robert Cheek received 100 acres located on Deep River adjoining his own line and John May. James Cheek and Amos Cheek were chain carriers.

      1792, Oct 12 -- Land Grant #415, Moore County, NC
      Robert Davis received 200 acres located on Deep River adjoining Charles Shearing, Robert Cheek and his own line. James Cheek and Amos Cheek were chain carriers.

      1797, Dec 5 -- Land Grant #1114, Moore County, NC
      Robert Cheek received 22 acres located south of Deep River adjoining his own line. Phillip Cheek and James Cheek were chain carriers.

      1798, Nov 6 -- Land Grant #1194, Moore County, NC
      Robert Cheek received 110 acres located on both sides of west fork of Tysons Creek on the Chatham County line adjoining his own line. Phillip Cheek and Jas. Cheek were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 73
      James Cheek
      (26-45) 1M
      (0-10) 1F

      1805, May 20 -- Deed Book O Page 229-231, Chatham County, NC
      Fanny Cheek and Andrew White, administrators of Phillip Cheek, Dec'd. deeded James Cheek (of Moore County) 1/8 share of 421 acres located on Tysons Creek of Deep River. The heirs of Robert Cheek, Dec'd. (Phillip Cheek, Richard Cheek, James Cheek, Olive Cheek, Andrew White, Adam White and Nancy) agreed to sell the land to the highest bidder and that person was James Cheek. James Collins and Wm. Wilson were witnesses.

      1805, May 20 -- Deed Book O Page 342-344, Chatham County, NC
      Richard Cheek, Olive Cheek, Robert Davis and wife Nancy, Andrew White and wife Mary and Adam White and wife Sarah deeded James Cheek (of Moore County) 150 5/8 acres [being 5/8 of 421 acres] located on Tysons Creek of Deep River. Jas. Collins, Jas. Shields and William Cheek were witnesses.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 618
      James Cheek
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 3M 2F
    Person ID I39543  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 

    Father Robert Cheek,   b. c1730,   d. Bef 20 May 1805  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Family ID F12784  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.