Davis and Shaw Families of North Carolina
 
Jesse Cherry[1]
Male 1740 - 1807

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  • Birth  4 Jul 1740  Halifax County North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Record ID Number  MH:I27137 
    _UID  C9F5D57C-4864-4FA1-A532-7433D5727C49 
    _UPD  16 DEC 2011 15:49:58 GMT-5 
    Died  28 Jul 1807 
    Person ID  I21999  Shaw Family of North Carolina
    Last Modified  20 Feb 2014 
     
    Father  John Cherry,   b. 1724, Beaufort County North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1766, Tyrrell County North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Jordan,   b. 1725, Pitt County North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Record ID Number  MH:F11539 
    _UID  442F2FBC-02E3-48E1-8F13-27334CBEFBAC 
    _UPD  16 DEC 2011 15:56:43 GMT-5 
    Family ID  F8930  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Elizabeth Gainer,   b. 1750, Tyrrell County North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, Pittsburg County North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1770  Halifax County North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Record ID Number  MH:F11535 
    _UID  11AB2DAB-000C-4B5E-8613-EB253BD47F85 
    _UPD  16 DEC 2011 15:49:58 GMT-5 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Cherry,   b. 1794, Pitt North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Haywood Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F8926  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • 1st # free white males 16 year upwards and head of families
      2nd # free white males under 16 years
      3rd # free white females and head of families
      4th # all other free persons
      5th # slaves
      Cherry, Jesse...................................2-5-5-0-6
    • III JOHN CHERRY, of Beaufort Co., N.C., was allowed on Nov. 6, 1766, his claim of œ80 for a Negro named Luke, who had been executed in that county, and as valued by the court, as by certificate filed. On July 20, 1781, he bought of Hugh Parker, at Wilmington, the boat Snake for 20 guineas. His army pay in the Revolution œ105.18.10, was receipted for by Timothy McCarthy. He appears to have d. before the 1790 census was made. He served in the Revolutionary was as a Private. His wife is unknown. His son, IV JESSE CHERRY, b. in Halifax Co., N.C., about July 4, 1749. In the 1790 census of Halifam Dist. Martin Co., N.C., Jesse had 5 sons under 16 and 5 females, probably his wife and dau. He m. Elizabeth Gaines (See Gaines Line). He was granted 649 acres. He was in the assembly 1790 representing Martin Co., also in 1792 and 1795, and again 1801. On Dec. 16, 1790, ordered that six members have leave to absent themselves from the service of this house after this day. Jesse was included in this list, the cause not shown. His name appears many times voting for or against measures; For a canal; against relieving insolvent debtors; for final settlement of unliquidated claims; for increasing pay of members to 25 shillings per day and mileage, and other matters of importance to the new State. His will not found. His sons were: *Daniel, Darling. Eli. Lawrence
    • CHERRY, JESSIE. Member of House of Commons, North Carolina, 1790, 1791,
      1792, 1795, 1801. Roster of Soldiers from North Carolina in American Revolution, p. 256, No. 1155.
      Jesse Cherry heir of John Cherry, Prvt., granted 640 acres. Served eighty-four months, Oct. 14, 1783
    • No military record for Jesse has been found but he did perform at least two small services for the new government during the Revolutionary War and was paid small sums for these services. He was married to Elizabeth Gainer, daughter of Arthur Gainer and his wife Sarah Butler
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1552] Mairs Web Site, Kathryn Johnson, Jesse CHERRY (Reliability: 3), 16 Dec 2011.
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