Deceased
Deceased
(Cir 1715-Abt 1821)
GAINEY, William
(1757-After 1840)

 

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GAINEY, William 5665,5682

  • Born: 12 Nov 1757, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Colony 5683
  • Died: After 1840

   Other names for William were GAINY, William,5684,5685 GANEY, William 5683,5686,5687 and GANEY, Wm 962.,5674

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  Birth Notes:

In Revolutionary War Pension application, William Ganey states that he was born at Ruffins Mills on Big Contentnay in Edgecombe County on 12 Nov 1757.

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  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, Between 1765 and 1770. Based on ages in census records, should be born between 1765 and 1770.

2. Residence: East side of Great Coharie, 1774, Duplin County, North Carolina Colony. 5683 Sampson County was formed from Duplin County in 1784.

3. Military Service: Revolutionary War, Cir 1775. 5683 William Ganey was in the Company of Captain Hill in the NC line for 6 months.

In Spring 1774 he volunteered for a tour of three months under the command of Captain Francis Hill and Lieutenant Joab Blackman. They marched to Wilmington and encamped there until service expired, then returned home.
About twelve months afterward, he volunteered for another tour of three months under same officers. They marched to Wilmington, stayed a few days under the command of Col. Rutledge and were marched across the Cape Fear River opposite the town and marched down the south side of the river to an old mill near Brunswick, encamped for some time, then marched back to Wilmington then marched about a mile below the town to Cool Spring and encamped there until the service expired.
He volunteered a third time and marched to Wilmington where there was a considerable army under command of Col. Rutledge and General Kenan. However, there were more soldiers than were needed and so he was sent home. He was never in any battles.

4. Residence: West side of Great Coharie, Cir 1783, Duplin County, North Carolina, United States. 5683 Sampson County was formed from Duplin County in 1784.

5. Appearance in Document, 12 Feb 1788, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. William Ganey vs Isaac and Amos Williams, sheriff ordered to sell land of Amos Williams to pay debt to Ganey. (Sampson Co Court Minutes) [so William must be at least 21 by 1788, so he must have been born by 1767]

6. Appearance in Document, 12 Aug 1788, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. William Ganey, an infirm man, is exempt from poll tax. (Sampson Co Court Minutes)



7. Census, 1790, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. 5686 William Ganey household includes:
1 white male 16 or over
0 white males under 16
5 white females
1 slave

8. Property: 100 acres, 13 Sep 1790, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. Sampson Land Entry page 25. William Gainey enters 100 acres on W side of Great Cohary Cr, includes Willis West's improvements.

9. Property, 12 Nov 1791, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. Deed from Amos Williams to William Ganey, 200 acres. (Sampson Co Court Minutes)

10. Appearance in Document: Purchase of Slave, 24 Jan 1793, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. Sampson Book 10 page 202. Bill of Sale from William Bell to William Gainey. 125 pounds specia for "One Negro Woman known by the Name of Nan about twenty One years of age."

11. Appearance in Document: Purchase of Slave, 17 Nov 1796, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. William Bell sold a negro woman to William Gainey. (Sampson County Court Minutes)

12. Property, 15 May 1798, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. Deed from Joab Blackman to William Gainey for 385 acres. (Sampson Co Court Minutes)

13. Appearance in Document: Elected Constable, 14 May 1799, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. William Gainey elected Constable of Capt. Thornton's District. (Sampson Co Court Minutes)



14. Census, 1800, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. 5684 William Gainy household includes:
1 free white male 26 to 45
2 free white females under 10
2 free white females 10 to 16
1 free white female 26 to 45
7 slaves.

15. Property, 11 Nov 1807, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. Deed from William Gainey to John Peters, 135 acres. (Sampson Co Court Minutes)

16. Property: Bought 150 acres, 11 Nov 1807, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. Deed from John West to William Gainey for 150 acres. (Sampson County Court Minutes 11 Nov 1807)



17. Census, 1810, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. 962 Wm Ganey household includes:
1 free white male 1-10
0 free white males 10-16
0 free white males 16-26
1 free white male 26-45
0 free white males 45 and older
0 free white females 1-10
0 free white females 10-16
1 free white female 16-26
1 free white female 26-45
0 free white females 45 and older
10 slaves



18. Census, 1820, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. 5682 William Gainey household includes:
1 male 10-15
1 male 45 and over
2 females under 10
1 female 26-44
1 female 45 or over
6 slaves



19. Census, 1830, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. 5687 William Ganey household includes:
1 male 60-70
1 female 15-20

20. Property: Bought 300 acres, 21 Jul 1838, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. 5688 Deed from Elias Ganey to William Ganey, both of Sampson County. $300 for 300 acres on the south side of Great Cohara. Written 21 July 1838. Registered 9 Jan 1841.



21. Census, 1840, Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. 5685 William Gainy household includes:

1 male 70-80
no others




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