EARLY MCKEE AND RELATED ENTRIES NORTH CAROLINA STATE ARCHIVES - MARS RECORDS
Approximately one-half of all McKee item in MARS file are included in the following extractions. See( mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx.) or complete listings.This information for family personal research and not to be included in any published or sale works.
1750 -53 Anson County NC formed from part of Bladen County. Rowan Countyformed from northern part of Anson County.
1753 -54 William McKee of Anson County held land on north side of Catawba River near John Barnet, Alex. Nesbit.Note: The Catawba River begins in the mountains of western NC and flow south into several northern counties of SC.
1753 William McKee of Duplin County received on 15 Nov. 1753 Grant # 578 for 1000 acres of land on Northeast Cape Fear adjoining land of Robert McKee.Note: Scoth-Irish settlers arrived about 1736 in this lowland coastal region of NC
1754 Robert McKee of Duplin County on 22 Feb 1754 submitted a cancellation of 200 acres of land on Northeast Cape Fear.
1754 John McKee of Anson County received on May 17, 1754 Grant #958 for 720 acres of land on west side of Sugar Creek.Note: Sugar Creek runs about twelve miles east-north east of Charlotte.
1755 William McKee of Anson County held parcel on south side of Waxhaw Ck near John White, Roger Smith. Note: Waxhaw and Cane Creeks whose headwaters rise in present Union County NC and flow westward through Lancaster County SC into the Catawaba River.First settled by Scotch-Irish in 1751.
1756 -60 Ann McKee of Orange County applied and on 2 Aug 1760 received Grant # 149 for 378 acres of land in fork of Little River. Parcel near Murdoch Place.County Deed #149. Note: Little River is a small tributary of the Jacob Fork of Catawba River now Burke County about 50 miles northwest of Charlotte..
1762 Mecklenburg County formed from western part of Anson County
1762 Alexander McKee of Anson County received Warrant # 262 for 400 acres of land on waters of Sugar Creek.
1763 John McKee of Mecklenburg County on 21 Dec 1763 received Grant #30 for 140 acres of land on waters of Twelve Mile Creek.Note: Twelve Mile Creek begins in Mecklenburg County, N.C., and flowed into the Catawba River, forming the southern boundary of the Catawba Indian Land in what is now Lancaster County SC.
1763 Alexander McKee of Mecklenburg received Grant #51 for 400 acres of land on Sugar Creek.
1766 Alexander McKee of Mecklenburg received Grant #213for 190 acres of land on Sugar Creek near Samuel Bigham, Thomas Patton.
1768 John McKee of Mecklenburg held land on sides of Waxhaw Creek next to Isaac McCulloch, Steven White.
1771 David McKee of Mecklenburg County applied and on 4 Mar 1775 receivedGrant #680 for 176 acres of land on side of Buffaloe Creek.
1778 - 87 John McKee of Rowan County applied and on 9 Aug 1787 received Grant #1514 for 640 acres of land on north fork of Buffaloe Shoal Creek. Note: Buffalo Shoal Creek flows southward into the Catawba River. This parcel site is noted on the 1773 Sharpe Map of the Fourth Creek Congregation
1779 - 89 William McKee of Rowan County and as (assignee of James Reed) received Grant # 1949 for 350 acres of land on waters of Fourth and Fifth Creeks.Note: This parcel likely about eight miles east of Statesville in area where several Reed families held land.
1779 Ambrose McKee of Mecklenburg County; Will copy WB B pg 116.
1779 - 84 Alexander McKee of Washington County TN Application & Grant #613 on 10 Nov 1784 for 300 acres of land.Note: This region part of NC until formation of TN in 1796.
1779 - 99 Sarah Mckee of Randolph County applied and in 1799 received Grant # 1146 for 140 acres of land on waters of Deep River. Note: Deep River in NC lowland area.
1780- 84 William McKee of Orange County applied and on 9 Nov, 1784 received Grant #792 for 300 acres of land at the Head of Flatt River.Note: Caswell County on northern NC border formed from northern part of Orange County and likely includes headwaters of Flatt River.
1781 - 99 William McKee of Orange County applied and on 7 Jun 1799 received Grant #1511 for 100 acres of land on waters of Little River. Note: Little River area north of present Hillsborough NC and below PA border.Early settlers believed from Lancaster County PA.
1782 - 94 William McKee of application for 308 acre parcel land warrant # 2585, grantlocatedon Elk River of Middle District of TN. Note: This region part of NC until formation of TN in 1796.
1783 - 89 Alexander McKee warrant # 575 , Grant #338 for 1000 acre land locatedon east side of Grove Ck of Western District of TN. Note: This region part of NC until formation of TN in 1796.
1784-87 Alexander McKee of Mecklenburg County applied and received on 7 Aug, 1787 Grant #732 for 100 acres of land Rocky Branch of McAlpins Creek.Note: McAlpins Creek flows southeast of Charlotte into Yadkin River.Site of Rev. War skirmish in Sep 1780.
1784 - 88 Alexander McKee Warrant # 2631, on Jul 10 , 1788 & Grant #67 for 1500 acreslocatedon Grove Ck & on Obion River of Western District of TN. Note: This region part of NC until formation of TN in 1796.
1784 William McKee of Bladen County received Grant # 994 for 200 acres of land on south side of great marsh called “ Big Marsh Swamp”
1788 -91 Mathew McKee of Hawkins County TN Transfer of land on Holston River from William Hord. This region part of NC until formation of TN in 1796.
1789 - 90 William McKee of Rowan County assigned to John Rice Grant # 1979 for 200 acres of land on waters of Buffaloe Shoal Creek
1791 William McKee of Mecklenburg County applied on 19 Jan 1791 for 28 acres of land on waters of Six Mile Creek. Note: Six-mile Ck, Waxhaw Ck & Twelve mile Ck all part of Catawba River basin near Charlotte.
1792 - 96 John McKee of Washington County TN Application & Grant #1213 on 20 Jul 1796 for 200 acres of land Knaves Branch. Note: This region part of NC until formation of TN in 1796.
1793 -94 James McKee of Burke County received Grant # 1600 for land on small branch of Silver Creek. Note: Silver Creek township about 50 miles due west of Statesville NC
1793-94 John & Andrew McKee of Mecklenburg County applied and on 9 Jul 1794 received Grant # 1141 for 156 Acres of land on both side of Carr’s Creek. Note: Appears that Carr’s Creek later named Mill Creek south of Charlotte.
1796 - 99 Sarah McKee of Randolph County received in 1799 grant 1179 for 48 acres of land on waters of Deep River. Note: Lowland area of eastern NC.
1797 John McKee of Iredell County applied for land grant of 30 acres on waters of Catawba River.
1797 Alexander McKee of Iredell County on 22 Nov , 1797 applied for 100 acre land grant on waters of Catawba River.
1798 James McKee of Lincoln County held land near Nathan Ford, William Reynolds.
1798 Alexander McKee of Mecklenburg County; Will copy WB B pg 77.
1799 McKee’s Creek referred to in Cabarrus County land records.
1800 -01 Isaac McKee of Lincoln County applied and was granted in 1801, 90 acres on south fork of Catawba River.
1800 01 Alexander McKee of Iredell County Application submitted and on 16 Jan 1801 received Grant # 374 for 100 acres of land on waters of Catawba River
1800-02 William McKee of Mecklenburg County applied and on 11 Dec. 1802 received Grant #1800 for 28 acres of land on the Flatt Branch Note Flat Branch appears to be small stream south of Charlotte near SC border.
1800-02 William McKee of Mecklenburg County applied and on 11 Dec 1802 received Grant #1801 for 42 acres of land on waters of Little Sugar Creek. Note This parcel south west of above parcel on Flat Branch, Could be an adjoining piece of land? Both near border of NC/SC.
1801 William McKee of Caswell County Will copy in WB D pg 19
1802 Winslow McKee & John Little of Mecklenburg County applied and received by Grant 1759 13 ½ acres of land on waters of Long Creek. Note: Long Creek appears just northwest of Charlotte and flows southwest into Catawba River.
1805 John McKee of Orange County; Will copy WB D pg 160.
1806 -07 William McKee of Orange County held Land next to James Ray.
1807 Robert McKee of Caswell County received on 19 Dec 1807 Grant # 1212 for 20 ½ acres of land.
1809 James P. McKee of Bladen County on Mar 28, 1809 filed a Biennial Report to Elizabeth Haynes. 656 for 51 acres of land on waters of Fourth Creek.
1817 -18 William McKee of Iredell County warrant application and on 21 Nov 1818 received Grant # 656 for 51 acres of land on waters of Fourth Creek.
1817 James McKee received Grant # 3552 for 50 acres of land on south fork of Catawba River.
1817 Mille McKee of Rowan County; Will copy WB G pg 476.
1818 James McKee of Haywood County on 30 Nov 1818 received Grant #102 for 640 acres of land on both side of Jonathans Creek . Note: Jonathans Creekeast of NC/TN border in Haywood County NC.Originates in upland region.
1819 William McKee of Iredell County Will copy in WB 1a pg 125.
1820 McKee Creek of Mecklenburg County named in land application.
1821 James McKee of Lincoln County Will original on file. Not proven?
1822 James McKee of Iredell County application and in 1823 Grant # 683 for 15 acres of land on Snodeys Creek. Note: This creek appears to have been renamed. The Snoddy Family settled below Statesville between Catawba & Yadkin rivers.
1832 William McKee of Mecklenburg County; Will copy WB G pg 111.
1823 William McKee of Orange County; Will copy WB E pg 32.
1823 James McKee of Wake County; Will copy RB 18 pg 119.
1825 William F. McKee of Haywood County received on 28 Mar,1825 warrant for 50 acres of land on Rich Land Creek
1832 James McKee of Lincoln County Will copy in WB 1 pg 261.
1837 Alexander McKee of Iredell County Will in WB 2 pg 183
1839 -40 James McKee of Lincoln County on 26 Nov received Grant #3191 for 20 acres of land.