Abednego Maness

Male 1770 -


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  • Name Abednego Maness 
    Born 1770 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1800-1820  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830  Madison County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died McNairy County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1799, Dec 4 -- Land Grant #1562, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Manors served as a Chain Carrier on Drury Brewer's 50 acre Land Grant located East of Bear Creek

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 76
      Abednego Manous
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 604
      Abednego Maners
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1F
      (0-10) 4M 3F

      1810, Mar 29 -- Land Grant #2063, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Manes served as a Chain Carrier on Shadrach Manes' 50 acre Land Grant located Southeast of Bear Creek

      1812, Dec 11 -- Land Grant #2664, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Manus received a Land Grant for 200 acres located East of Bear Creek

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Maness lists 250 acres valued at $250

      1816 -- Estate of Neil McLeod, Moore County, NC
      1 account on Abednego Maness for 0"8"0

      1816, May -- Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      Wm. Martin v. Abednego Maness

      1816, May -- Trial and Appearance Docket, Moore County, NC
      Executors of Neill McLeod, decd. v. Abednego Manis

      1817, Nov 3 -- Land Grant #2335, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Manes listed as a Neighbor on Alexander Kennedy's 2 acre Land Grant located on Bear Creek

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Abednigo Maness lists 250 acres valued at $270

      1819, Feb -- County Accounts, Moore County, NC
      1819, Feb -- Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      William Hunsucker v. Abednego Maness

      1819, Mar 7 -- Land Grant #2458, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Manus listed as a Neighbor on Elijah Brewer's 50 acre Land Grant located South of Bear Creek

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 309
      Abednego Manes
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 2M 3F
      (0-10) 1M 2F

      1823, Jun 6 -- Various Sources, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Maness shot and killed James Lakey

      1824, Mar 17 -- Superior Court Minute Docket, Richmond County, NC
      State v. Abednigo Manus
      *Note He was tried in Richmond County and found Not Guilty

      1825, May 17 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      Sheriff ordered to bring Abednego Maness to court
      John Dunalp released from bond

      1826, Feb 22 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      State v. Abednego Maness (witness list)

      1826, May 17 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      Abednego Maness released after 12 months of confinement

      1826, Aug 24 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      State v. Abednego Maness

      1830 -- Census, Madison County, TN Page 92
      Abednego Manus
      (50-60) 1M

      1830, May 19 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      Two Deeds from Abednego Maness to Henry Maness are witnessed by A.C. Currie
    Person ID I12775  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 

    DNA Tests  13 DNA tests are associated with Abednego Maness 

    Father William Maness, Jr.,   b. 1738, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Histories
    Maness Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Maness Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Maness references in Moore County and Cumberland County.
    Family ID F0015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah "Sukie" Garner,   b. Abt 1780,   bur. Moore County, NC at Maness Cemetery #225 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Enoch Maness
    +2. Henry Maness
    +3. Garner Maness,   b. 1806,   d. 1863  (Age 57 years)
    +4. Isaac Maness,   b. 6 Aug 1810,   d. 1841  (Age 30 years)
    +5. Mary Elizabeth Maness,   b. 1812,   d. 1875  (Age 63 years)
    +6. Rebecca Maness,   b. 1818,   d. Bef 1860  (Age < 42 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F3691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800-1820 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsDied - - McNairy County, TN Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1810 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2063 - Shadrach Maness
    1810 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2063 - Shadrach Maness
    1812 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2664 - Abednego Maness
    1812 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2664 - Abednego Maness
    Map of William Maness' neighborhood on Bear Creek just north of Robbins
    Map of William Maness' neighborhood on Bear Creek just north of Robbins
    Tracts highlighted include Revolutionary War Soldier William Maness or his father William [YELLOW], sons James, Shadrach, Meshack and Abednego [PURPLE], Grandson Isaac [BLUE] and close relative Ambrose [ORANGE]. "X" denotes the location of the William Maness family cemetery.
    1823 Article, North Carolina Star Newspaper, Raleigh, NC - Murder of James Lakey
    1823 Article, North Carolina Star Newspaper, Raleigh, NC - Murder of James Lakey
    1823 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC - Abednego Maness James Lakey murder trial witness list
    1823 County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC - Abednego Maness James Lakey murder trial witness list

    Histories
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Earliest complete tax list for Moore County. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptrollers Papers, Box 6. Moore County]
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Tax List for District #1 and District #2. While the exact date is uncertain based on a comparison of several landowners it is estimated to have been taken between 1818-1823. This was handed down by the family of Richard Street, tax assessor. during the time period. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the Moore County Library.
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hardin, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.
    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.