John A. Kennedy

Male 1790 - 1855  (64 years)


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  • Name John A. Kennedy 
    Born 31 Oct 1790  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1855  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Alexander Kennedy,   b. 1687, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1715, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Martha Thompson  (Grandmother) 
    Notes 
    • 1814, Aug 8 -- Governor William Hawkins Papers, Aug 1814 Correspondence, Moore County, NC
      Petition of Moore County residents on behalf of Gabriel Hardin, John Hardin and Nathan Vick who have been convicting of killing cattle and sentenced $10 and sixty days imprisonment. The petitioners plead on behalf of these men in very moderate circumstances and no way of supporting them but by their own labors for Governor Hawkins to reduce the penalty to just the fine. Signed by the following: Francis Myrick, Wm. Waddill JP, Jas. Gaines, George Moore, Alexander Kennedy, Lenoard Stuts, Wm. Smith, Jesse Pearce, Howel Brewer, David Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Magor S. Johnson, Stephen Perry, Wm. Hunsucker, James Lakey, Tho. Person, Anderson B. Smith, William Kennedy, John Kennedy, Isaac Teague, William Fry, Wm. Lewis, Lockher Fry, Joseph Fry and Kintchn Kitching.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      John Kennedy listed 100 acres valued at $300

      1824, Feb 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 25
      Ordered that John Kennedy overseer of the road from Bear Creek to William Williamsons have the following additional hands to work: William Waddell's hands, Thomas Person and hands, Tabitha Person's hands, Major Johnson, Archd. McDonald, William Brewer and Robert Kennedy's hands.

      1825, Aug 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 86
      Ordered that Robartus Kennedy be appointed overseer in place of John Kennedy of the road from Bear Creek to Wm. Williamson's and have the following hands to work: Stephen Maness, Archd. McDonald, Alex. Kennedy 1 hand, Major Johnson, Bradley Garner 2 hands, Bradley Garner Jr., Jeremiah Williams, John Myrick, Wm. Williamson, Wm. Deaton, Wm. Williamson Jun. 2 hands, Wiat Williamson, Lewas Williamson, Jno. McDonald, Hiram Williamson, Thomas Person hands and Tabith Person hands.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 455
      John Kennedy
      (30-40) 1M 1F
      (15-20) 1F
      (5-10) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 1M 2F
      Slaves
      (24-36) 1M
      (10-24) 1M
      (0-10) 4M

      1835, Feb 15 -- Land Grant #3012, Moore County, NC
      John Kennedy received 100 acres located on the waters of Little Creek adjoining his own line and Thomas Brown. Hiram Davidson and Enoch Brown were chain carriers.

      1835, Dec 30 -- Land Grant #2979, Moore County, NC
      Hardy Sanders received 100 acres located between Cabin and Bear Creek adjoining his own line, Jason Sowell Dec'd., Thomas Brown and John Dunlap. John Kennedy and Wm. Brown were chain carriers.

      1837, Aug 23 -- Deed Book 127, Page 222, Moore County, NC
      Alfred Brower (of Randolph County) deeded Daniel McNeill 30 acres located on Cabbin Creek adjoining David Kennedy, Brown and Cagle. Brower sold the land to satisfy deed of trust of Hiram Kennedy, the prior owner. John Kennedy was a witness.

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 180
      John Kennedy Jr.
      (50-60) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (15-20) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 1M

      1843, Aug 21 -- Land Grant #3280, Moore County, NC
      John A. Kennedy received 100 acres located north of Bear Creek adjoining Neill Shields, his own line, Jeremiah Williams, Mendenhall and Henry Yow. Jeremiah Williams and Stephen Williams were chain carriers.

      1845, Oct 28 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 231
      Ordered that Thomas G. Williams be appointed overseer of the road from the center of Bear Creek to Machanics Hill and have the following hands to work: Ashley Parrish, Amos Bridges, Asa Williamson, William W. Williamson, John Moore, George Stutts, John Shields, Cornelius Shields hands, Aaron E. Kennedy, Stephen Shuffield, Henry Moore, Edward Bacon, John Teague, Westley Williamson (of Bailey), K. Williamson, William J. Williamson, Isaac Williams (of Buck), Gideon Moore, James Moore, John A. Kennedy and Isaac Cagle.

      1847 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      John Kennedy listed 300 acres valued at $300 located on Bear Creek in District 9

      1849 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      John Kennedy listed 200 acres valued at $200 located on Bear Creek in District 9

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 228-B
      John Kennedy 59 M, Gunsmith, Born in NC
      Sallie Kennedy 55 F, Born in NC
      David Kennedy 16 M, Farmer, Born in NC
      Enoch Kennedy 13 M, Born in NC
      Powell Kennedy 11 M, Born in NC
    Person ID I05897  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2022 

    DNA Tests  47 DNA tests are associated with John A. Kennedy 

    Father David Kennedy,   b. 20 Jan 1768, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1837, Lauderdale County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Joanna Moore,   b. 17 Jul 1766, Philadelphia, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1857, Lauderdale County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1788 
    Histories
    Family Bible of David Kennedy and Joanna Moore
    Family Bible of David Kennedy and Joanna Moore
    Family ID F2014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sallie Williamson,   b. 6 Nov 1794, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)  [1
    Married Abt 1809 
    Children 
       1. Female Joanne Kennedy
       2. Female Mosley Kennedy
       3. Female Patsy Kennedy
       4. Male Male Kennedy,   b. Between 1804 and 1810
       5. Male Male Kennedy,   b. Between 1810 and 1815
       6. Male Male Kennedy,   b. Between 1815 and 1820
    +  7. Female Olive Elizabeth 'Eliza" Kennedy,   b. 1817
    +  8. Female Temperance W. "Tempy" Kennedy,   b. 1818,   d. 1903  (Age 85 years)
    Riland "Riley" Key  (Age 50 years)
    +  9. Male William Kennedy,   b. 1819,   d. Bef 1880  (Age < 60 years)
    +10. Male Aaron E. Kennedy,   b. Mar 1826,   bur. Moore County, NC at Kennedy/Cagle Cemetery #110 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Olive Cagle  (Age < 74 years)   
    Elizabeth Boroughs  m. 28 Oct 1894
    +11. Male David Kennedy,   b. Jul 1833,   d. 28 Jul 1917  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Anabeth Brown  (Age 78 years)  m. Abt 1855
     12. Male Enoch Kennedy,   b. 1837,   d. Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location
    +13. Male Powell Person Kennedy,   b. 23 Dec 1840,   d. 17 Mar 1864, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Martha A. Stutts  (Age 87 years)  m. 8 Feb 1860
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F2027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1790 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1855 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1843 Land Grant #3280, Moore County, NC - John A. Kennedy
    1843 Land Grant #3280, Moore County, NC - John A. Kennedy
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3182 - Jeremiah Williams
    1841 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3182 - Jeremiah Williams

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    Moore County, NC DNA Project
    Moore County, NC DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright

  • Sources 
    1. [S1147] Kennedy Family of Upper Moore County, NC, James Vann Comer, (Lucy Kennedy Canter, Arron W.E. Capel, Aaron Emsley Kennedy, Jr, Jennafaye McConnehey Reynolds).