James Dowd

Male 1768 - 1840  (72 years)

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  • Name James Dowd 
    Born 1768 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 1840 
    Buried Moore County, NC at James and Bryan Dowd Cemetery #140 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 42
      James Dowd
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1801, Jul 1 -- Land Grant #1797a, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Muse received 8 acres located on Killets Creek adjoining William Caddell, James Dowd and McBryde. James Dowd and Jno. McIntosh were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 598
      James Dowd
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 2M
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James Dowd listed 250 acres valued at $250

      1829, Nov 7 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 288-290
      Ordered that Joel Lawhon, Eleazer Birckhead Senr., Jesse Bean, Samuel Jackson, William Jackson, Hiram Hill, Leonard Lawhon, Neill Caddell, William Barrett Senr., James Dowd, Samuel Barrett and William Barrett Jr. be appointed to allot the 800 acres located on McLendons Creek of Benjn. Person Dec'd. to widow Ann Person: [1] 200 acres [2] 150 acres patented by Jacob McLennon adjoining Thomas McLendon and Jemima McLendon [3] 150 acres patented by Donald McDonald located on Suck Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon and Jemima McLendon [4] 100 acres located on both sides of Suck Creek adjoining Widow McDonald [5] 50 acres patented by Neill McLeod located west of McLendons Creek adjoining Jacob McLendon, Angus McIver and Joel McLendon [6] 156 acres patented by Neill McLeod located on both sides of McLendons Creek adjoining Jamima McLendon, Knight, Barrett, Major McRae, McDonald and Jacob McLendon.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 462
      James Dowd
      (60-70) 1M
      (50-60) 1F
      (20-30) 3M 1F
      (15-20) 1F
      (10-15) 1M
      (0-5) 1M
    Person ID I40086  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2022 

    DNA Tests  6 DNA tests are associated with James Dowd 

    Father Connor Dowd,   b. 1716, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Overton 
    Married c1763 
    Family ID F12947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rita,   b. c1780 
    +1. Willis Dowd,   b. 1803,   d. 17 Feb 1844  (Age 41 years)
     2. Mary Dowd,   b. 1806,   d. 7 Sep 1850  (Age 44 years)
    +3. Bryant Dowd,   b. 10 Feb 1809,   d. 12 Jun 1898, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +4. William M. Dowd,   b. 24 Sep 1811,   d. 22 Jan 1853  (Age 41 years)
    +5. Catherine Dowd,   b. 8 Apr 1814,   d. 24 Apr 1888  (Age 74 years)
     6. James Kendrick Dowd,   b. 22 Aug 1818,   bur. Moore County, NC at James and Bryan Dowd Cemetery #140 Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. John D. Dowd,   b. 9 Apr 1826,   d. 10 Jun 1889  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 30 May 2022 
    Family ID F12535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at James and Bryan Dowd Cemetery #140 Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    1822 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown
    1822 Petition, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown
    1822, Dec -- Petition, Nov 1822-Dec 1822 General Assembly Session Records
    Thomas Brown filed a request to retail spirituous liquors free from having to pay for a license to support himself. He was stricken at age 17 with a particularly bad case of the "white swelling" and is unable to use one of his legs and cannot walk without the use of a cane. His father is also a poor man and unable to provide for him. Niel McLeod JP, Arch. McNeill, H. Kennedy JP, James Dunlap, James Dowd, Wm. Waddell, D. Kennedy and E. Birckhead JP.
    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).