John "Sandhill" Smith

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  • Name John "Sandhill" Smith 
    Born Bef 1725 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • 1751, Apr 2 -- Land Grant #363 and 1072, Bladen County, NC
      John Smith received 140 acres located on both sides of Bear Creek [Wet Creek].

      1753, Nov 17 -- Land Grant #464 and 1175, Bladen County, NC
      James McCallum received 300 acres located on Juniper of McLendons Creek adjoining William Odom's improvement and the path from Thomas Anderson to John Smith.

      1754, Sep 28 -- Land Grant #1279 and 1423, Bladen County, NC
      John Teer received 200 acres located on Wet Creek of Bear Creek adjoining the place where Wm. Quinn lived below the path from John Smith's to Nicholas Smith's.

      1754, Oct 19 -- Deed Book 2 Page 53-54, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith deeded Thomas Holmes 140 acres located on both sides of Bear Creek [Wet Creek]. Timothy Claven and Thos. Jones were witnesses.

      1756, Jun 16 -- Land Grant #0176, Cumberland County, NC
      George Feagin received 200 acres located on Buffalo Creek of Deep River including Coleman's improvement. Jno. Smith and Charles Seales were chain carriers.

      1757, May 25 -- Land Grant #23 and #386, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith received 200 acres located on branch of Bear Creek. Wm. Arrington and Adam Rouse were chain carriers.

      1758, Apr 6 -- Deed Book 1 Page 274, Cumberland County, NC
      Henry Guest deeded John Smith 100 acres located on Buffalo Creek. Thomas Franklin and Joel McClendon were witnesses.

      1758, Jun 10 -- Land Grant #413 and 837, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith received 200 acres located on Mill Creek on the Arkin[Yadkin]/Waggon Road being the place he now lives including his mill.

      1759, Nov 14 -- Land Grant #184 and #342, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith received 250 acres located on both sides of Deep River including Abraham Richeson's plantation. Vinson Yow and John Morgan were chain carriers

      1760, Nov 17 -- Deed Book 1 Page 441, Cumberland County, NC
      James Barton deeded Samuel Williams 300 acres located on both sides of Deep River at the upper end of Barton's Island. John Smith, William Ritchison and Abel Lee were witnesses.

      1763, Feb 18 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      John Donahue appointed overseer of the road from Thomas Donahue's to Sandhill Smith's; John Smith appointed overseer of the road from Sandhill Smith's to the upper end of the county.

      1763, Aug 1 -- Deed Book 2 Page 279, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith and Sarah Smith deeded William Morris a tract located on a branch of Bear Creek [Wet Creek]. Wm. Morris, Edward Morris and Henry Horn were witnesses.

      1763, Dec 21 -- Land Grant #445 and #625, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith received 200 acres located west of Mill Creek adjoining his own line (mill land) and Donaho. John Goldman and Edward Morris were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: John (Sandhill) and Sarah Smith deeded to Richard Tillis 1765]

      1764, Feb 20 -- Deed Book 2 Page 321, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith deeded Isaac Hill 100 acres located on Buffalo Creek. Henry Smith, Mary Smith and William Morgin were witnesses.

      1764, Feb 22 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Deed from John Smith to Isaac Hill proven by Wm. Morgin

      1764, May 19 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      A road to be laid off from Sandhill Smith's to Joel McClendon's mill, thence to Deep River Road about three miles below Dunhams Creek.

      1764, Aug 23 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      A road to be laid off from Sandhill John Smith's to Joel McClendon's mill to Deep River Road about three miles below Dunhams Creek. Joel McClendon and Jacob McClendon to be overseers.

      1764, Sep 4 -- Deed Book 2 Page 476, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith (Sandhill) and wife Sarah deeded John Stanton 250 acres located on both sides of Deep River where Stanton now lives. James Cheney and William Morris were witnesses.

      1764, Nov 21 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      A road to be laid off from Sandhill Smith's and the following hands were ordered to work: John Kigel, Wm. Smith Sr., Jno. Goleman, Jno. Smith, Nicholas Smith, Nicholas Nuton, Jacob McClendol, Joel McClendol, Thomas Ward, Jetson Ward, John Weare and Wm. Gillit [Killett].

      1765, May 11 -- Deed Book 2 Page 521, Cumberland County, NC
      John Smith (Sandhill) and Sarah Smith deeded Richard Tullos 200 acres and a mill located on a branch of the Deep River on the Yadkin Road. James Cheney, David Baldwin and James Muse were witnesses.

      1765, May 22 -- 1759-1765 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      John Morgin was appointed road overseer in place of John Smith.

      1769, Oct 9 -- Petition, Anson County, NC
      John Smith Sandhill was among the Anson County [Montgomery County] residents signing a petition concerning taxes and fees for public officials. Known as the Regulator's Petition.

      1772, Apr 30 -- 1771-1776 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Cumberland County, NC
      Edward Cox appointed overseer of the road that leads from Thomas Donahoe's to Sandhill Smith's and have the following hands to work: Jacob McLendall, Thos. Moore, Wm. Barrett, Wm. Smith Sr., John Kees, Archibd. Gibson, Nick Newton, Richd. Dunn, Robt. Grahams, Jas. Grahams, Francis Tedwell, John Cocks, Andrew Ingram, Willm. Ingram, Joel McLendall, Thos. Kees, Jas. Gibson and Robt. Cocks.
    Person ID I49279  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2020 

    Family Sarah 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F16892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart