James Key

Male 1790 - Bef 1845  (55 years)


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  • Name James Key 
    Born 1790 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef Feb 1845 
    Notes 
    • 1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 309
      James Kees
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1825, Nov 15 -- Land Grant #2742, Moore County, NC
      James Key received a 50 acre Land Grant located on Reedy Branch of Mill Creek adjoining the heirs of Ryal Britt. Merryman Britt and Angus McKinnon were chain carriers.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 454
      James Keys
      (40-50) 1M
      (20-30) 1F
      (10-15) 1M
      (5-10) 1M
      (0-5) 2M

      1831, May 16 -- Land Grant #2889, Moore County, NC
      James Key received a 25 acre Land Grant located Northwest of Mill Creek adjoining Avington Britt and his own line. Burrell Deaton and Thomas Key were chain carriers.

      1836, Jan 9 -- Land Grant #2970, Moore County, NC
      Hiram Deaton received a 100 acre Land Grant located between Mill Creek and Cabin Creek adjoining his own line [formerly David Richardson], Joseph Morgan, John Morgan, James Key, and James Morgan. William T. Morgan and William Dunn were chain carriers.

      1836, Sep 1 -- Land Grant #3027, Moore County, NC
      James Key received a 68 acre Land Grant located North of Mill Creek adjoining his own line, Burrell Deaton, Levi Deaton, the heirs of Merryman Britt, Avington Britt, and the heirs of Ryal Britt. Levi Deaton and Ryal Key were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 9 -- Land Grant #2966, Moore County, NC
      Burrell Deaton received a 100 acre Land Grant located South of Cabin Creek adjoining Merryman Britt, Levi Deaton, Hiram Deaton and James Key. Brittan Britt and John Freeman were chain carriers.

      1836, Oct 9 -- Land Grant #2968, Moore County, NC
      Levi Deaton received a 31 acre Land Grant located Southeast of Cabin Creek adjoining own line, James Key and Hiram Deaton. Burrell Deaton and William Deaton were chain carriers.

      1845, Feb 2-July 27 -- Record of Estates Book E Page 78-79,142 Moore County, NC
      Estate of James Key, dec'd. by John McNeill, Administrator. Items were purchased by Jonathan Richardson, George Morgan, Ashley Parrish, Bellison Keys, and Rhody Britt. Notes were held on the following: Elisha Cole, Alex Kennedy, Joseph Cole, Allen McCaskill and Wm. C. Buie.

      1845, Oct 31 -- 1844-1847 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC Page 248
      Belison Key v. heirs at law of James Kee
      A dower laid off by commissioners Neill Morison, Isaiah Brown, Francis Munroe, Norman Matheson, Isaac Deaton, Everett Smith, Daniel McDonald, Hiram Deaton, Levi Wright, John Dunlap, Reubin Allen, and William T. Morgan on Jun 13, 1845.

      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.
    Person ID I11981  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2015 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-118183 Living

    Father Thomas Key,   b. 1745, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843  (Age 98 years) 
    Mother Abigail,   b. 1750,   d. 1830  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F12306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sabilla Bellison Britt,   b. 1802,   d. Abt 1886  (Age 84 years)  [1
    Children 
    +1. Riland "Riley" Key,   b. 1816,   d. 01 Oct 1866  (Age 50 years)
    +2. John Thomas Key,   b. 1819,   d. 1857, Titus County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    +3. Pleasant Troy Key,   b. 15 Jul 1826,   d. 19 Mar 1898, Richmond County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +4. Calvin Domas Key,   b. 22 Feb 1828, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1899, Allison, Titus County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +5. Mastin Crawford Key,   b. 11 Nov 1830,   d. 30 Nov 1891  (Age 61 years)
    +6. Eleanor Key,   b. 8 Oct 1833, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1931, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    +7. Samuel Key,   b. 9 Jul 1840,   d. 10 May 1871, Poetry, Kaufman County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F4301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1825 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2742 - James Key
    1825 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2742 - James Key
    1831 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2889 - James Key
    1831 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2889 - James Key
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2970 - Hiram Deaton
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2970 - Hiram Deaton
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3027 - James Key
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3027 - James Key
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2968 - Levi Deaton
    1836 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2968 - Levi Deaton

    Histories
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8 (Partial)
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8 (Partial)
    Partial list. Potential list of insolvents. Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Caddell, Cagle, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Davis, Deaton, Furr, Garner, Horner, Hunsucker, Jackson, Key, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Nall, Richardson, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1047] Lance Key [lkey@lipan.net].