County N. C. Queries
September - October 2001
When submitting your query please remember to:
Submit your name & email address
Include 'Cumberland County' in your query.
Type surnames (only)
in all capital letters. (Please do not send queries in all lower or upper case type.)
QUERIES THAT DO NOT CONFORM TO THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE POSTED.
PLEASE CHECK FOR ERRORS IN SPELLING, PUNCTUATION, AND CAPITALIZATION BEFORE SENDING.
I appreciate you help.
Myrtle Bridges Cumberland County NCGenWeb Coordinator
Seek descendants of Joel MEDLIN (MADLEN) who entered 100 acres on May 4, 1773
in Cumberland County on south side of John PATTERSON'S land and adjoining the
Lower Little River. On September 9, 1784, Joel MEDLIN entered 50 acres on
Lower Little River bordering Robert SMITH in Moore County. On March 19, 1786,
Joel MEDLIN entered 50 acres on Pond Branch of Lower Little River in Moore
Co. On May 24 and May 26, 1786, Joel MEDLIN entered two each 50 acre tracts
in Moore County bordering Robert SMITH, one on south side of Lower Little
River and other on north side bordering Finley McDONALD. These lands were
below the mill pond established before 1769 by Nicholas SMITH near present
day Thagard's Lake at Whispering Pines.
Claude Medlin 1409 LeAnne Court Raleigh, NC 27606
Posted October 23, 2001
I understand that the BRYAN-MCKAY REUNION is to be sometime in Oct. at Summerville Presbyterian Church in Harnett
County, NC...I do not know the date....Can you help?
Thank you very much... Millie Yongue
Posted October 5, 2001
Need proof of death and marriage for Anna Daniel SMITH She was -born 1864 in Bladen County, married
Milton Henry Smith sometime after the 1880 census. She died Feb. 10, 1894 in Cumberland County. Would
appreciate any help, Jerry
Posted: September 30, 2001
I am researching CAPPS history and have much info. My GG Grandparents were William Henry CAPPS(06/18/1835)
and Nancy Anne Smith CAPPS (07/20/1835-01/01/1925). Both are buried at Galatia Presbyterian Church in western
Cumberland County. We think Williams fathers name was 'Harvey'(told by elder relatives) but another
connection says he was the son of 'Littleton'. Perhaps he had both names,(first & middle) and was probobly
from Johnson County.
Their son, David George CAPPS (02/09/1870 - 08-13-1963) & Annie Taylor CAPPS (05/14/1875-02/22/1934) were
my Great Grandparents. They are also buried at Galatia. Their son, George Hubert CAPPS (06/27/1904-08/24/1966)
& Fannie Monroe Capps were my grandparents. They are buried at the Spring Lake Church of the Covenent
Presbyterian Church on Manchester Road.
Their son James Edison CAPPS (b. 04/20/1928) & Mary Ann Strickland CAPPS are my parents. Anyone wishing
more info on this line, or having any to offer- please contact me at:
NJC28304@YAHOO.COM Am looking forward to hearing from you!
Posted: September 30, 2001
I'm looking for a Turpentine farm that the McKEITHAN (maybe spelled differently) in
Cumberland Co. Do you know of any records that might have this information in it!
Family word has it that they own and operated it till it burned down. Thank you very much,
Posted: September 25, 2001
I am looking for the parents of Torquil (Tuttle, Turle, Turquill) McLEOD
(McLOUD, MacLEOD). He was born either in Scotland or in Bladen County in
1811 or 1813. He married Sarah HAINEY who was born in Cumberland Co. 1812
and is buried there. Their children were Joseph Erwin (Ervin) b.4/28/1845,
John Ballentine b. 1836, Malcom Layafette b. 1835, Margaret (Peggy) Ann
b.1838, Wright b. 1839, William Downing b. & d. 1844. I would really
like info. on Torquil's parents. All we know is that he was a McLEOD and
he was married to a McKETHAN. Contact: Ellen Marks
Posted: September 22, 2001
WILKINSON / CAMPBELL
I would like any information on this couple....Allen WILKINSON and Catherine CAMPBELL married 2/3/1824 in
Cumberland Co. NC. Also about Duncan WILKINSON and Christian PATTERSON WILKINSON who posted a will in July
1826 in Robeson Co. NC book A page 96. If you could share any, please contact
Posted September 20, 2001
BEARD / MARSH / CARVER / CAIN
I am trying to locate information on where Neil Carver BEARD and his wife
Mahala MARSH BEARD are buried.
Neil C. Beard was born in about 1805. He was the oldest son of Neil BEARD
and Elizabeth CARVER BEARD of Cumberland Co., NC.
He married Mahala MARSH BEARD in Oct. 1831 in Cumberland Co., NC She was
the daughter of John and Hannah CAIN MARSH.
It is believed that he served in the Civil War and I understand that he died
sometime during the Civil War.
I don't know when his wife, Mahala, died.
I need to find out exactly WHERE they are buried.
Thanks for your assistance. Jackie Morgan
Posted September 16, 2001
CUMBERLAND CENSUS MAP
Does anyone know if there is a Cumberland County District map which shows the
different Census Districts in the 1800s??? Or is there a list that tells
location of each District?? Thanks,
Posted September 10, 2001
COX / AKINS
My gggrandmother, Barbara COX, was born in Northern Cumberland County
married James Jim AKINS there, had children there, Barbara Barbe Ann Akins
2/14/1846, Sarah Akins 1848 and James A. Akins 1853. Since I am an
Akins, I am very interested in finding info on James Jim Akins, his parents, where
he was from, etc. There is a James Akins listed on the 1810 Cumberland
Census for Capt. MacKenny's District. Can anyone help me with this?
Shirley Akins Brown
Posted September 10, 2001
Go to Surnames A-L
Go to Surnames M-Z
Return to Cumberland Co. Home Page
Go to 1999 / 2000 Query Page Table of Contents
You are the
visitor since September 10, 2001.