We will be mailing our MAYNOR DNA sample in to the testing lab today!I hope other Maynor's will participate in this important genealogy study.Our family research is at a deadend in 1850 Chatham County, NC.Hopefully, our participation in the DNA study will advance our research at some point in time.We have found over 13 different spellings for this surname in our research.Some of the most frequent spellings include:Maynor, Mainord, Maynard, Mainer, Manor, Mainor, Mainard, Maness, Manah, Maner, Manard, Manus, and Maners.Various indexes have transcribed Manr as Mann and Maner as Mauer!
1. William Maynor (b. Sampson County, NC d. ?) m. Chloe Phillips of Chatham or Moore County, NC by 1841.Chloe was born around 1808.(William is not listed in any official records except his children's death certificates -- he is listed as being born in Sampson County, NC.)
2. Joseph (Josiah) (b. 1842 Chatham or Moore County d. 7-6-1917 Durham NC) m. Mary Ann Martindale of Chatham or Moore County NC in 1860. 2. Theany (b. 11-27-1847 Chatham or Moore County NC d.2-27-1926 Moore County) m. Martin D. Davis of Moore County in 1881. 2. William Judson (b. 6-17-1845 Chatham or Moore County d. 9-23-1926 Old Soldiers Home in Raleigh; buried in Glendon, Moore County NC) m. Mary Ann Phillips (1st)around 1860 and then Winnie Stallings (2nd)in 1900.