MISCELLANEOUS ANCIENT RECORDS OF CUMBERLAND
Contributed by Linda Bennion   October 29, 2003    Additions August 13, 2005

Abstracts of Deeds of Cumberland County, North Carolina, Vol. 2, Books 4-7 - 1770-1785, by William C. Fields

Book 7, p. 170: May 1, 1784 Mortgage - Daniel McLain to Neill Shaw, both of Cumberland County, for L40 North Carolina Security: 35 head of cattle, commonly called black cattle. Money to be repaid with interest before 22 October next. Witness: Dun. Ochiltree, Philip Raiford Proved by Dun. Ochiltree April 1784 Book 7, p. 320: Daniel McLean witnessed a Deed of Gift, January 1780 - Anguis Molloy, planter, of Cumberland County, to his son John Molloy, livestock. Book 7, p. 474: 1785 - Arch'd McLain (McLean), of Cumberland, to John smith, of Cumberland, for L100, 50 acres on upper side of Upper Lower River by a branch a little above said McLean's improvements; patent to Neill Ray 27 October 1773. (Also signed by Neill Ray and Margaret Ray). Witness: Daniel McLean, John Clark Proved by John Clarke October 1785.
Abstracts of Land Entry's, Cumberland County, North Carolina 1778-1795, by Dr. A. B. Pruitt (1988)
December 16, 1778 - Soloman McLean enters 200 acres on Bold Br; border his own line and John Lee; includes his own improvement. January 4, 1784 - Hator McLean enters 50 acres on Dry Creek; border Norman McLean. February 14, 1784 - Hator McLean enters 300 acres; border his own line and Arc'd Buie's "back" of Belowl Campbell's land on Silver Run Swamp. April 2, 1784 - Daniel McLane enters 50 acres on North side of Drowning (Rockfish lined out) Creek; includes his own improvements in fork of Mirg. Br. (No Date) - Daniel McLean (sic) enters 50 acres between Deep Creek and Middle Creek on both sides of "the" school house path. April 4, 1784 - Niell McLean enters 29 acres on branch of Deep Creek; includes his own improvements. July 2, 1784 - John McLean enters 150 acres on both sides of Upper Little River; includes his own improvements. July 27, 1784 - Hugh McLaine enters 100 acres on North side of Great Rockfish Creek, near the road that crosses at Coles Bridge on Drowning Creek. December 18, 1784 - J. MacLean enters 50 acres on Dobbins Creek; includes his own improvements; warrant issued. May 10, 1785 - Soloman McLean enters 200 acres; border his own corner, Daniel Parrott, Coan (or Evans) and on Horsepen Br. December 1, 1785 - Arch'd McLean enters 50 acres on southwest side of Upper Little River; near his own improvements and McDougald's line. January 24, 1786 - Hugh McLaine enters 50 acres on both sides of Great Rockfish Creek; border his own line. June 13, 1787 - Arch'd McLaine enters 100 acres where McGill built a house at S prong of Carver's Creek; between Frdk Grigg and Colvin Shaw November 4, 1787 - Niell McLean enters 25 acres on south side of Great Rockfish Creek; includes his own improvements. November 15, 1787 - Duncan McLean enters 50 acres on both sides of Upper Little River; border William McKay's upper line. December 26, 1787 - John McLean "M" enters 150 acres on both sides of Upper Little River, between his own line and William McKay. December 28, 1787 - John McLean "M", enters 50 acres on both sides of Upper Little River; border Daniel Beacon's upper line. January 3, 1788 - Daniel McLean enters 100 acres on both sides of S prong of Jumping Run; between the big Beaver Dam and mouth of Horsepen Br. March 10, 1788 - John McLean enters 50 acres on Upper Little River; border his own line; includes his own improvements. June 21, 1790 - Daniel McLean enters 100 acres on "the" two forks of Big Branch of Barbicue Creek on both sides of said forks. (No Date) About February 1791 - Malcolm McLean enters 100 acres; border Hugh Ray, Niell Thompson, Duncan Ray and Norman Morrison. August 3, 1791 - John McLean enters 100 acres between Miller and Big Br.; border Angus Molloy's upper line and "the" mill path. August 18, 1791 - Daniel McLean enters 50 acres on SW side of Jumping Run; near and below path to Daniel Shaw's from his own house. August 22, 1791 - Daniel McLaine enters 50 acres on fork of Marsh Br. and Drowning Creek; includes "a certain" flat. September 9, 1791 - Niell McLean enters 200 acres on Flat Branch and Piney Root Branch; border Ehemory Germany and Francis Walker. September 17, 1791 - Hector McLean enters 50 acres; border his own back line and "surplus within his lines". September 25, 1791 - John McLean "miller" enters 150 acres on south side of Upper Little River; border his own line. September 25, 1791 - Arch'd McLean enters 50 acres; near his own line. November 19, 1791 - John McLean enters 50 acres; border Belowl's back line. May 28, 1792 - John McLean enters 50 acres in fork of Dobbin's Big Branch on N side of Upper Little River. July 2, 1792 - Alex. McLean enters 50 acres on Oak Branch of Jumping Run; border his own land and Laughlan Campbell. December 4, 1792 - Arch'd McLean "carpr" enters 100 acres; border Orchiltree's upper line on S side of Murdock's Creek and on both sides of "the" mill path. December 10, 1792 - Allen McLean enters 150 acres on Neills Branch; border Kellan's W. line and Conally if vacant, if not, the next vacant. December 10, 1792 - John McLean enters 150 acres on Buck Branch; border Allen McLean; includes "a certain" spring. January 5, 1793 - John McLean enters 100 acres on Murdock's Creek; border Atkins, Folsom and little Arch'd McLean. July 14, 1793 - Effy McLean enters 50 acres on lower S of Upper Little River; on both sides of path (from) Dan Patterson's to "the" meeting house. August 3, 1793 - Laughlan McLean enters 50 acres on S side of Upper Little River; on both sides of path from Duncan Patterson's to "the" road; border Duncan Patterson. September 7, 1793 - Arch'd McLean enters 20 acres on N side of Upper Little River, near Malcom McNeill; border his own line and Dan McKenzie. September 7, 1793 - Arch'd McLean enters 10 acres on head of N branch of Stewart's Creek. January 2, 1794 - Arch'd McLean enters 50 acres near Roger Morrison on Great Creek. May 5, 1794 - Laughlan McLean enters 50 acres in fork of Hogpen Branch, N side of Jone's Creek; on both sides of "the" old path. July 31, 1794 - Laughlan McLean (McNeill crossed out) enters 150 acres on N side of Walker's Creek; border Mr. Phale (sic) and McKay. August 4, 1794 - Arch'd McLean enters 100 acres; border Dan McKenzie and Neil McLean on waters of Walker's Creek. August 4, 1794 - Effy McLean enters 50 acres; border her own line and near Clark. August 4, 1794 - Effy McLean enters 50 acres; border her own line, Patterson and McDonald. August 4, 1794 - Dan McLean enters 150 acres; border land of his father near "the" Indian Grave land. August 4, 1794 - Dan McLean enters 150 acres; border his father's patented land. August 4, 1794 - John McLean "DB" enters 50 acres, between his own land and Daniel Patterson and joins Daniel Cameron. August 4, 1794 - Daniel McLean enters 100 acres on Acpries Creek; border William Smith and Arch'd McDonald. August 4, 1794 - Hugh McLean enters 50 acres; border Malcolm Shaw. August 4, 1794 - Christian McLean enters 50 acres, between his own line and Warrick Branch. August 4, 1794 - John and Duncan McLean enters 150 acres on S side of Upper Little River; near Porterfield. August 4, 1794 - Daniel McLean enters 150 acres, border his own line.
North Carolina Land Entries 1778-1795 Cumberland Co, by Larry and Juanita McClintick 8-13-2005
Pg. 1. W.F. Jan 28,1778 William Rand enters 200 a. between Peter Maser's and Sam Goodman, on west side of Lock's and Runs on both sides. (179) Dec 21, 1778 Thomas Wise enters 300 a. Border: Andrew Shepherds Corner and runs down "the road" (197) Dec 30, 1778 Abner Hill enters 200 a. Border: Andrew Shepherd on Dry Creek and "then up" (202) Dec 31, 1778 Robert Cobb enters 540 a. on Goodruks Creek. Border: John Birt and Andrew Shepherd, includes his own improvements (327) Feb 25, 1779 George Eason enters 50 a. Border his own corner, Shepherds and up "My Spring Branch" Jan 1, 1779 John Massey enters 300 a. on Great Br., borders Andrew Martin, includes his own improvements and John Martin improvements. 71. W.F. May 16, 1778 George Eason enters 100 a. on the Rd. Borders John Masey; includes Blacks old field. 243 pg. 25 Jan 23, 1779 Luke Broom enters 100 a. on Long Branch, borders John Massey Nov 8, 1779 John Sheppard enters 100 a. on Lick Creek: Border his own line (424) Nov 12, 1779 John Price enters 200 a. on Dry Creek: Border: John Sheppard Sr. and Colvin Mc Rae (248) Jan 30, 1779 Felp Smith enters 200 a. on waters of Lick Creek. Border: John Shepard Jr. Includes where McCheston lives. (316) Feb 15, 1779 John Shepard Jr. enters 200 a. on Lick Creek. Border: his own line runs "towards" Dry Creek (317) Feb 15, 1779 John Shepard Jr. enters 200 a. on Lick creek. Border: his own line and runs "towards Alexander McRae." (371) July 16, 1779 Woodson Tucker enters 200 a. Borders: John Shepard Jr and McIntosh (4380 Dec 24, 1779 John Barga?ier (written over Shepard) enters 100 a. on Dry Creek. Border: his own line 439 Dec 24, 1779 John Shepard enters 50 a. on Lick Creek waters. Border: his own line 391 (40) Oct 1, 1779 John Wanock enters 200 a. on South side of Cape Fear River. Border: Chatham Co. line. Andrew Shepherd Sr. Near Fall Creek 540 Oct 18, 1780 Meede Jordan enters 200 a. on Branch of Fall Creek. Border: Goodrick and John Shepard Sr. 511 mar 25, 1780 William Johnston enters 200 a. Border: Wirelor where Shepherd and his own line: includes improvements made by William Taylor 720 (165) May 3, 1784 John Wright enters 50 a. on north branch of Cedar Creek: Border: Shepherd and his line 837 (281) May 9, 1785 Nathan Prince enters 200 a. on south side of Cape Fear River, includes Rogers Rock. Borders Shepherd 861 (304) Aug 10, 1785 James Batti? Enters 120 a. on north side of Cape Fear River. Border: his own line and Shepherd on the river. 881 (324) Nov 15, 1785 Duncan Wright enters 50 a. on Cedar Creek. Border: his own line, widow Wright and Shepherd 8898 (341) Dec 3, 1785 Joseph Gist enters 140 a. between John Shepard and John Kay 976 (418) Sept 13, 1786 George Elliott enters 470 a on Lower Little River, borders plantation where Archibald McNull lives.. 977 (419) Oct. 1, 1786 George Elliott enters 150 a. North side of Lower Little River, between Muddy Creek and his own. 978 (420) Oct 1, 1786 George Elliott enters 300 a on jumping Run, near Lower Little River, near Beaver Dam Line. 1161 (602) Sept 29, 1788 John Willifield enters 150 a. between Martin, Sheppard, Massey 1198 (639) Apr 19, 1789 Jesse Northington enters 100 a. between Campbell's Creek and Cedar Creek. Border:his own line and Shepherd 1243 (684) Nov 7, 1789 George Elliott enters 640 a. on Lower Little River. Border above Hector McNeill's on Buffalo Rd. 1326 (767) Oct 1 1790 George Elliott enters 400 a (300 lined out) on north side of Lower little River. Includes or near his own line. (this ought to be number 769) 1327 (768) Oct 1, 1790 George Elliott enters 400 a on North side of Lower Little River 2704 (1408) Auf 4, 1794 JR. Porterfield enters 640 a. borders James Campbell and George Elliott on Pee Deb Rd. 2277 (981) Aug 4, 1794 George Elliott enters 200 a. on Gibsons Mill Creek. Borders his own line. 2279 (983) Aug 4 1794 George Elliott enters 300 a. Borders his own land on back of McFadyan's Mill Creek 2278 (983) Aug 4, 1794 George Elliott enters 100 a. borders his own line of 640 a. on opposite of Jumping Run. 2280 (984) Aug 4, 1794 George Elliott enters 200 a. borders his on line at head of Munroe's Mill Creek 2281 (985) Aug 4, 1794 George Elliott enters 300 a. Border his on line on North side of Lower Little River above Hector McNeill's on Buffalo Head Creek 2282 (986) Aug 4, 1794 George Elliott enters 300 a. Borders AR McNeill on Lower Little River. 2283 (987) Aug 4, 1794 George Elliott enters 300a. border Peter Munro on Lower Little River 1269 (709) Jan 1790 John Ellis enters 300 a. on both sides f Beaver Creek. Border Niell Baker's line below "The Bridge" 2207 (911) Aug 4, 1794 John Munro enters 100 a., border his own line on North side of Lower Little River on Juniper Swamp, border, Elliott. 2798 (1502) Aug 4, 1794 Philemon Hodges enters 640 a., border William Carraway and Elliott, on border of Elliott's Swamp or next vacancy suitable.
CUMBERLAND COUNTY RECORDS OF CLAIMS ALLOWED 1797 - 1836
Arch'd McLean, Juror, Superior Court - April 1797 Daniel McLean, Juror, Superior Court - April 1797 John McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1797 Daniel McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1798 John McLean, Juror, Superior Court - April 1799 Arc'd McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1799 Daniel McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1799 Hugh McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1799 Daniel McLean, Juror, Superior Court - April 1800 Allan McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1800 Daniel McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1800 Duncan McLean, Juror, Superior Court - October 1800 Daniel McLean, Juror, Superior Court - 1801 John McLean, Juror, Superior Court - April 1801 Duncan McLean, work done on Parker's Bridge - April 1801


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