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Mary "Polly" Craig Cheek
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1805
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1863

Daughter of Alexander Craig and Jane Strayhorn Craig.

Married to William Cheek on November 4, 1824 in Orange County, North Carolina.

William and Mary were the parents of:
Unknown Female(b.1826-1830)
Patsy Cheek(1828-unk)
William M Cheek(1832-unk)
Unknown Male(b.1831-1835)
James R Cheek
Frances Cheek(1837-unk)
Julia Rebecca Cheek Smith
Franklin Merrett Cheek
Alexander Mebane Cheek(1845-1914)
Elwood Paisley Cheek
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North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Name: William Cheek
Gender: Male
Spouse: Polley Craig
Spouse Gender: Female
Bond Date: 1 Nov 1824
Bond #: 000095647
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
ImageNum: 001823
County: Orange
Record #: 01 076
Bondsman: William Andrews
Witness: J Taylor, Justice of the Peace

1830 United States Federal Census
Name: William Cheek
Home in 1830: Orange, North Carolina
Free White Males - Under 5: 1 [Wm]
Free White Males - 20 thru 29: 1 [Wm]
Free White Females - Under 5: 2 [Patsy,unk]
Free White Females - 20 thru 29: 1 [Mary]
Free White Person - Under 20: 3
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total - All Persons: 5

1840 United States Federal Census
Name: William Cheek
Home in 1840: Southern Division, Orange, North Carolina
Free White Males - 5 thru 9: 1 [unk]
Free White Males - 10 thru 14: 1 [Wm]
Free White Males - 30 thru 39: 1 [Mary]
Free White Females - Under 5: 1 [Frances]
Free White Females - 10 thru 14: 2 [Patsy,unk]
Free White Females - 30 thru 39: 1 [Wm]
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons: 7

1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary Cheek
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Birth Place: North Carolina
Gender: Female
Home in 1850: District 1, Orange, NC
Household Members: Name Age
William Cheek 45
Mary Cheek 40
Patsy Cheek 22
William Cheek 18
Frances Cheek 13
July Ann Cheek 10
Merrett Cheek 5
Mebane Cheek 5

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Mary Cheek
Age in 1860: 54
Birth Year: abt 1806
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: South Side of The NC RR, Orange, NC
Gender: Female
Post Office: Rocky Springs
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
William Cheek 55
Mary Cheek 54
Julia Cheek 17
Mebane Cheek 15
Merrett Cheek 15
James Cheek 8
W M Cheek 28
Fanny Cheek 23 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Cheek (1803 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  James R Cheek (1834 - 1836)*
  Julia Rebecca Cheek Smith (1843 - 1917)*
  Franklin Merritt Cheek (1845 - 1903)*
  Elwood Paisley Cheek (1851 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Aged 57 Years, 6 Months, 29 Days -- Yea, saith the Spirit. That they may rest from their labours: and their works do follow them"
 
Burial:
Cheek and Whitaker Family Cemetery
Chapel Hill
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Aug 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40790993
 

 
 
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