Cornelius Tyson

Male 1722 - 1795  (73 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Tyson 
    Born 1722 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1795 
    Notes 
    • 1756, Oct 23 -- Deed Book 1 Page 202, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson deeded Robert Cheek 150 acres located north of Deep River at mouth of a gully at the Island Ford. Randolph Cheek, George Hendry and Thomas Collins were witnesses.

      1757, Nov 15 -- Land Grant #0487, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson received 200 acres located south of Deep River adjoining Cheek. Moses Tomlin and Thomas Colince were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: Never granted]

      1760, Jul 12 -- Land Grant #181 and #339, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson received 100 acres located north of Deep River adjoining Robert Cheek. [Editor's Note: Cornelius Tyson deeded to Robert Cheek 1765 [part of two tracts]]

      1760, Aug 16 -- Land Grant #175 and #333, Cumberland County, NC
      Robert Cheek received 100 acres located north of Deep River adjoining Cornelius Tyson.

      1765, Jun 19 -- Land Grant #555 and #736, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson received 150 acres located on north of Deep River adjoining Lord Granville. [Editor's Note: deeded to Robert Cheek 1767]

      1765, Oct 10 -- Deed Book 2 Page 606, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson deeded Robert Cheek 150 acres located north of Deep River at Island Ford in two tracts [1] patent to John Tison 1748 and sold to Cornelius Tyson [2] patent to Cornelius Tyson 1762. Conner Dowd, Randal Cheek and Charles Shearin were witnesses.

      1765, Oct 30 -- Land Grant #544, #725, #0488, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson received 400 acres located on both sides of Deep River adjoining Howel Brewer and Wm. Powell. [Editor's Note: Cornelius Tyson deeded 100 acre at Cane Patch to John Thornton Senr. 1774; deeded 300a to John Carrel 1774]

      1766, Jul 21 -- Deed Book 3 Page 31, Cumberland County, NC
      Hartwell Hunnicut deeded John Overton 250 acres located on McLendons Creek adjoining Overton. Conner Dowd and Cornelius Tison were witnesses.

      1766, Dec 2 -- Deed Book 3 Page 119, Cumberland County, NC
      John Shearin (of Bute County) bequeaths his son Charles Shearin 200 acres located north of Deep River at the mouth of a creek. Deed from Cornelius Tyson to Shearin. William Tison, Cornelius Tison and Conner Dowd were witnesses.

      1767, Feb 6 -- Deed Book 3 Page 167, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson deeded Robert Cheek 150 acres located north of Deep River at Lord Granville's line. John Carroll and Conner Dowd were witnesses.

      1767, Jul 23 -- Land Grant #1517, Cumberland County, NC
      Cornelius Tyson received 144 acres located on Deep River adjoining John May and Zachariah Green. John May, Charles Shearing, Presley Wrenn and Ro. Edwards were chain carriers. [Editor's Note: deeded to Frederick Gregg and Richard Lyon 1769]

      1770, Sep 23 -- Will, Cumberland County, NC
      Will of John Hancock, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Susanna, son John Hancock, sons Robert, Clement and William Hancock. Executors: Cornelius Tison and Conner Dowd. Witnesses: Jacob Raggars, Willis Akinson, Benjamin Owens and John Carrell. Proven Jul 1772.

      1771, May 7 -- Deed Book 4 Page 430, Cumberland County, NC
      Conner Dowd deeded John Hancock Jr. 150 acres south of Deep River being 1/2 of 300 acres that belonged to Thomas Armstrong. Cornelius Tyson and Charles Shearin were witnesses.

      1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 152
      Cornelius Tison
      (16+) 2M
      2F

      1794, Jan 6 -- Will Book A Page 181-182, Moore County, NC
      Will of Cornelius Tyson, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Jane Tyson, son Aaron Tyson [along with, Benjamin the river land where I now live adjoining Dowd and Chatham County line; tract of land on Spring Branch adjoining previous tract and Dowd and Johnston], daughter Sarah Stinson, daughter Rebecca Mirick, son Richard Tyson [tract of land where he now lives], daughter Sabra Gilbert, son Benjamin Tyson [along with Aaron, the river land where I now live adjoining Dowd and Chatham County line], daughter Jane Womble, son Thomas Tyson, grandson Thomas Tyson and granddaughter Elizabeth Tyson. Executors: son Benjamin Tyson and son Aaron Tyson. Witnesses: Seth Barnes, Jno. Porterfield and Jas. Collins. Proven May 1795.

    Person ID I39523  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 17 May 2016 

    Father John Tyson 
    Family ID F12834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Cheek,   b. 1722,   d. 1797  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Sabra Tyson,   b. 20 Oct 1744,   d. 4 Nov 1827  (Age 83 years)
     2. Richard Tyson,   b. 24 Dec 1746,   d. 19 Nov 1806  (Age 59 years)
     3. Cornelius Tyson, Jr.,   b. 21 Feb 1749,   d. 1 Aug 1781  (Age 32 years)
     4. Benjamin Tyson,   b. 13 Oct 1751,   d. 30 Jun 1807  (Age 55 years)
     5. Thomas Tyson,   b. 1 Sep 1754,   d. 6 Oct 1813  (Age 59 years)
     6. Sarah Tyson,   b. 4 Dec 1757
    +7. Aaron Tyson,   b. 15 Feb 1760,   d. 10 Mar 1805  (Age 45 years)
     8. Rebecca Tyson,   b. 10 Feb 1762
    +9. Jane Cheek Tyson,   b. 23 Jul 1765,   d. 25 Jun 1846  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2016 
    Family ID F12775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1755 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1755 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Inaugural Tax List of Cumberland County. Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    1767 Tax List, Cumberland County, NC
    Includes some of the earliest land owners from present day Cumberland, Moore, Harnett, Lee and Hoke counties. Courtesy of NC Archives.