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North Carolina

 

County Boundaries changed frequently between 1700 and 1800, and this may be what causes some of the confusion when trying to locate our Vandergrift ancestors. The following website allows you to pick a state, county, and time period for what was what & when.

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1790 Census Wake County, North Carolina

Pg. #258 Reel #637-7 Sheet #21

16 | Garret Vandegriff | 4 4 | 5 | 0 | 1 | V532 | 14
17 | Henry Andrews | 1 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | A536 | 2
18 | Henry Buffilow | 1 3 | 5 | 0 | 1 | B140 | 10



1790 Census Wilkes County, North Carolina

Jno. Roberts 1 2 4 .. ..
Jas Roberts 1 1 4 2 ..
Ros. Roberts 3 1 2 .. ..
Jas. Roberts 1 .. 3 .. ..
Eliz Roberts .. 2 2 .. ..
Edwd Roberts 1 2 3 .. ..
Jno. Roberts 1 1 3 .. 1
Rd Roberts 1 .. 2 .. ..
Wm. Roberts 1 1 2 .. ..



1800 Census Wake County, North Carolina

770 1449 Vandagriff Arch pg0746.txt
770 1450 Vandagriff Ells pg0746.txt

 

Guilford County North Carolina

 

Miscellaneous Information

From "Marylanders to Carolina" by Henry C. Peden, Jr. Published by Familyline Publications, 1994 (This book does not have an ISBN)

John Conn was born in 1758 in Pennsylvania and his parents (names not given) died when he was an infant.When he was about 10 years old he went with his uncle George Sadler to Rockingham County, North Carolina and lived there at the time of his enlistment in the Revolutionary War. He married Hannah Vandergriff, daughter of Christopher of Guilford County, North Carolina (no date given). Twelve years after the war he moved to Chester District, South Carolina, where he applied for a pension (S17890) on December 24, 1832, stating that he served in the Maryland and North Carolina Lines (Ref: VDW-735).


 

North Carolina, Guilford County

At a County Court of Pleas & Quarter

Sessions begun and held for the County

Aforesaid the third Monday in August, (20)

AD 1781i

Present the Worshipful: Robert McKamie: William Gowdy, Esquire: William Clark

Page 18

Ordered that Daniel Roberson, aged 13 years, be bound to Christopher VanderGrift until he arrive to the age of twenty-one years.______


I have included the Family Group Sheet for Christopher Vandergriff. Information extracted from "The King Family in Flanders & America" and "Vandergriff: A Working Tool".

Family Group Sheet
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Husband: Christopher Vandergriff
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Birth: 8 Jun 1732 B: 
Death: 8 Jun 1816 St Georges 100, New Castle Co., Delaware  
Marriage: 4 Jun 1756 
Father: Leonard Vandergriff (1709-1750)
Mother: Mary Jeton ( -1751)
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Wife: Rebecca King
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Death: 17 Aug 1803 B: 
Birth: Sackford Hall, McDonough, DE. E: 
Burial: Pres. Cemetery, Red Lion Hundred, New Castle Co, Delaware

SP: 
Father: Francis King ( -1753)
Mother: Christina Vandergriff (1697-1778)
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Children
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1 M Leonard Vandergriff
Birth: 4 Jun 1756 B: 
Death: 5 Feb 1821  
Spouse: Elizabeth Dushane ( - )
Marriage: 23 or 25 May 17 
Spouse: Ruth Sankey (1759- )
Marriage: 14 May 1778 
Spouse: Martha Pennington ( - )
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2 F Hannah Vandergriff
: SP: 
Spouse: John Conn (1758- )
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3 M Jacob Vandergrift
Birth: 17 Apr 1763 St Georges 100, New Castle Co., Delaware B: 
Death: 1 Feb 1845 E: 
: SP: 
Spouse: Jane\Jean McWhorter (1768-1829)
Marriage: 28 Apr 1791 St. Georges 100, New Castle County Delaw
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4 M William Vandergrift
Birth: 1765 5 Jun 1833 B: 
: E: 
: SP: 
Spouse: Christina Vandergriff (Eccles) ( - )
Marriage: by 1804 
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5 M Christopher Vandergriff
Birth: 1768 B: 
Death: 1 Mar 1818 E: 
: SP: 
Spouse: Jane Ford ( -1827)
Marriage: 10 Mar 1803 
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6 M James M. Vandergriff  (This child really doesn't fit with the family)
Birth: 15 Jun 1813 B: 
Death: 28 Apr 1902 E: 
: SP: 

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HUSBAND NOTES: Christopher Vandergriff
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Death (8 Jun 1816): His will dated 3 Mar 1807 and proven 14 Jun 1816, bequeathed 
to son Leonard Vandergriff 75 lbs.; to son Jacob Vandergriff the plantation he 
lived on; to son William Vandergriff 130 lbs. and the bond for 100 lbs. "he owes 
me"; to granddaughter Rebecca Pennington, wife of Aldridge Pennington and 
daughter of Leonard Vandergriff, a negro girl; to son Christopher Vandergriff "the 
residue of my estate with the plantation I live on", and appointed him sole 
executor.
General: "Marylanders To Carolina", Henry C. Peden, Jr. "John Conn was born in 
1758 in Pennsylvania, and his parents died when he was an infant. When he was 
about 10, he went with his uncle George Sadler to Rockingham County NC, and 
lived there at the time of his enlistment in the Revolution. He married Hannah 
Vandergriff, daughter of Christopher of Guilford County, NC.