Christina Seber

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Christina Seber

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Lon Seber

    Lon — Cara Vane Harding. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Cara Vane Harding
    Children:
    1. 1. Christina Seber


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Walter Parker "Junior" Harding, Jr.Walter Parker "Junior" Harding, Jr. was born 17 Sep 1920, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of Walter Parker Harding and Anna Lee "Annie" Byars); died 0___ 2013, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon; was buried Lane Memorial Gardens, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: Address:
      Walter Harding, Jr.
      605 Lorraine Highway, Eugene,OR 97605
      541.345.2903

    Notes:

    5 Oct 2011:

    Telecon with Junior. Moved to Oregon. Loved the weather. Worked for Georgia-Pacific. A mechanic - can fix anything.

    Walter — Mary Emma Moore. Mary was born 7 Oct 1910, Wyoming; died 0___ 1989, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon; was buried Lane Memorial Gardens, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Mary Emma Moore was born 7 Oct 1910, Wyoming; died 0___ 1989, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon; was buried Lane Memorial Gardens, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon.
    Children:
    1. 3. Cara Vane Harding


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Walter Parker Harding was born 12 Sep 1897, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of James Waymon "Waymon" Harden and Arminta "Minty Jo" Grissom); died 7 Nov 1983, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee; was buried Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

    Walter married Anna Lee "Annie" Byars 12 Sep 1919, DeKalb County, Tennessee; divorced (~ 1926), DeKalb County, Tennessee. Anna (daughter of John Watson "Pa" Byars and Julia Lee Cantrell) was born 27 Jan 1898, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Oct 1996, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Anna Lee "Annie" ByarsAnna Lee "Annie" Byars was born 27 Jan 1898, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of John Watson "Pa" Byars and Julia Lee Cantrell); died 18 Oct 1996, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    _____


    One of my great-aunts. Tee-tiny woman. Sweet personality and striking eyes. Favored me with her "tea-cakes", an ol' timey cookie. Always addressed her husband as "Mr. Jones"...DAH

    _____



    From: "Ladye Hunter"
    To: "HENNESSEE David"
    Subject: Annie Lee Byars Harding Jones
    Date: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 2:18 AM

    David,

    I just found this and thought of you.

    Ladye Jane Hunter

    ANNIE LEE JONES

    Funeral services for Annie Lee Jones, 98, of the Gath Community in DeKalb County, who passed away Thursday Oct. 17, 1996, were conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 from the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home with interment at New Bildad Cemetery. Elder Paul Violet officiated.

    Mrs. Jones was born in DeKalb County to the late John and Julia Cantrell Byars.

    She was a homemaker and member of the Mt. View Baptist Church.

    She was preceded in death by her first husband, Walter Harding, and second husband, I.C. Jones, Sr.

    Survivors include her sons, Walter Harding of Crossville; Edward Harding and John Harding, both of McMinnville; daughter, Doris Grandey of Lewisville; step daughters, Rosa Nelson of Battlecreek, Mich., Eula Mae Bain and Hallie Bain, both of McMinnville; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    Love-Cantrell Funeral Home of Smithville, Tenn., was in charge of the arrangements.

    CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE, Crossville, TN. October 1996.
    http://www.crossville-chronicle.com/archive/octob.htm

    Buried:
    Cemetery notes and/or description:

    From Smithville, take Hwy. 56 South for seven miles and turn east on Seven Springs Rd. Go about one mile and turn right. The cemetery is on the left.

    Children:
    1. 6. Walter Parker "Junior" Harding, Jr. was born 17 Sep 1920, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 2013, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon; was buried Lane Memorial Gardens, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon.
    2. Edward Byars Harding was born 20 Nov 1926, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 25 Jan 2007, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried 27 Jan 2007, Cagle-Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dunlap, Sequatchie County, Tennessee.


Generation: 5

  1. 24.  James Waymon "Waymon" Harden was born 5 Aug 1874, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of William "Billy" Hardin and Josephine "Josie" Parrish); died 7 Jul 1919, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Died:
    of dysentery

    James married Arminta "Minty Jo" Grissom 24 Dec 1896. Arminta (daughter of James M(onroe) Grissom and Altamira "Sis" Crain) was born 7 Jul 1877, White County, Tennessee; died 18 May 1917, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 25.  Arminta "Minty Jo" Grissom was born 7 Jul 1877, White County, Tennessee (daughter of James M(onroe) Grissom and Altamira "Sis" Crain); died 18 May 1917, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Married:
    Not listed in DeKalb,Warren or White Co.

    Children:
    1. 12. Walter Parker Harding was born 12 Sep 1897, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 7 Nov 1983, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee; was buried Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

  3. 26.  John Watson "Pa" ByarsJohn Watson "Pa" Byars was born 30 Sep 1869, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of Perry Green Byars and Ascenith Potter); died 8 Apr 1931, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried 9 Apr 1931, New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Farmer
    • Religion: Primitive Baptist
    • Also Known As: Pa
    • Residence: 0___ 1910, Warren County, Tennessee
    • Residence: 0___ 1920, Warren County, Tennessee
    • Residence: 0___ 1930, Warren County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    Mother remembers him as small in stature and bald...DAH

    end of comment

    During the 1930 census, Pa Byars enumerates himself as a "widower". This is curious as Julia died in 1949...DAH

    Religion:
    Primitive Baptists, are also known as Hard Shell Baptists, Anti-Mission Baptists, or Old School Baptists. The adjective "Primitive" in the name has the sense of "original".

    Buried:
    Cemetery notes and/or description:

    From Smithville, take Hwy. 56 South for seven miles and turn east on Seven Springs Rd. Go about one mile and turn right. The cemetery is on the left.

    John married Julia Lee Cantrell 19 Jan 1893, Pot Leg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Julia (daughter of Robert Lee "Red Bob" Cantrell and Letta Ann "Lettie" Clonts) was born 9 May 1876, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 15 Dec 1949, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 27.  Julia Lee Cantrell was born 9 May 1876, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of Robert Lee "Red Bob" Cantrell and Letta Ann "Lettie" Clonts); died 15 Dec 1949, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: 0___ 1915, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
    • Residence: 0___ 1940, Dibrell, Warren County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    About 5 '8" and thin. Wore her hair in a bun and dipped snuff...Marie Pond 3 Oct 2011

    Cannot locate any images of Julia...DAH

    end of comment

    Abstracted from the "Southern Standard" by Margie Tucker;

    "MRS. JULIA BYARS DIES AT HER HOME; FRIDAY FUNERAL

    Funeral services for Mrs. Julia Cantrell Byars, 73, who died at the home of her son (Robert) in Smithville, Route 1, in the 16th district of Warren County, will be conducted from the New Bildad Church at 10 o'clock Friday morning. Burial will be in the New Bildad Cemetery.

    The services will be conducted by the Rev. Felix Cantrell.

    Mrs. Byars was the widow of the late John W. Byars, who died about 18 years ago, and the daughter of the late Bob and Letta Ann Cantrell of DeKalb County. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.

    Survivors include two sons, Green Byars, of McMinnville and Bob Byars of Smithville, Route 1; and two daughters, Mrs. I. C. Jones of McMinnville, Route 1, and Mrs. Senia March of Washington, D.C.

    High Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements."

    end of obituary

    Julia spent about 30 years of her life in the Middle Tennessee Hospital for the Insane (now Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute) as did her mother, Lettie. Fire & flood destroyed all the records...DAH

    Her granddaughter, Lucile, remembers that she displayed obsessive-compulsive behavior. She would boil water (no soap), pour over the dishes and rinse several times. Lucile also remembers her grandmother's nightmares. Julia would take a stove-wood stick to bed with her to fend off critters as she feared rats or other inmates during her stay at the institution...DAH

    end of comment

    Residence:
    Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute

    Residence:
    Civil District 16, Warren County

    Buried:
    Cemetery notes and/or description:

    From Smithville, take Hwy. 56 South for seven miles and turn east on Seven Springs Rd. Go about one mile and turn right. The cemetery is on the left.

    Children:
    1. Perry Green "Green" Byars was born 27 Jun 1894, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 12 Dec 1968, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee; was buried 15 Dec 1968, Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. Robert Lee "Bob" Byars was born 6 May 1896, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 5 Feb 1979, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. 13. Anna Lee "Annie" Byars was born 27 Jan 1898, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Oct 1996, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Senith Mae "Senie" Byars was born 9 Sep 1900, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 Feb 1990, DeLand, Volusia County, Florida; was buried DeLand Memorial Gardens, DeLand, Volusia County, Florida.


Generation: 6

  1. 48.  William "Billy" Hardin was born 1849-1854, (DeKalb County) Tennessee (son of E. J. Harden and Elizabeth Knowles); died DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer

    William married Josephine "Josie" Parrish 15 Aug 1872, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Josephine (daughter of George Washington Parrish and Lucy Potter) was born 27 Dec 1855, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 16 Sep 1900, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 49.  Josephine "Josie" Parrish was born 27 Dec 1855, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of George Washington Parrish and Lucy Potter); died 16 Sep 1900, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Listed as Head-of-Household in 1900 DeKalb Census...DAH

    Children:
    1. 24. James Waymon "Waymon" Harden was born 5 Aug 1874, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 7 Jul 1919, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. Tarlton Calvin "Tout" Hardin was born May 1879, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 4 Apr 1948, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Parker Hardin was born September 1883, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Charles Hardin was born October 1887, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 13 Jul 1927, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    5. Lathan H. Hardin was born December 1893, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 20 Jun 1970, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.

  3. 50.  James M(onroe) Grissom was born 12 Sep 1855, Van Buren County, Tennessee (son of Hartwell Brown Grissom and Mary "Polly" Phillips); died 19 Jan 1890, (White County) Tennessee; was buried Grissom Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer

    James married Altamira "Sis" Crain 7 Sep 1876, White County, Tennessee. Altamira (daughter of William Crain and Permelia Artie Moore) was born 2 Apr 1855, White County, Tennessee; died 30 Aug 1941, (White County, Tennessee); was buried Grissom Cemetery, White County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 51.  Altamira "Sis" Crain was born 2 Apr 1855, White County, Tennessee (daughter of William Crain and Permelia Artie Moore); died 30 Aug 1941, (White County, Tennessee); was buried Grissom Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 25. Arminta "Minty Jo" Grissom was born 7 Jul 1877, White County, Tennessee; died 18 May 1917, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. Charles Grissom was born (BEFORE 1890), (White County) Tennessee.

  5. 52.  Perry Green ByarsPerry Green Byars was born 22 Nov 1845, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of Harrel Byars and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magness); died 25 Feb 1908, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Farmer
    • Religion: Primitive Baptist Elder
    • Also Known As: "Elder Perry Green"
    • Census Name: Percy G Byars
    • Military: CSA Infantryman
    • Ordained: 18 Sep 1886, DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    26 May 2007:

    Perry Green Byars, CSA Private of Co. "B", 23rd Tennessee Infantry

    History and Genealogy
    Military Records > DeKalb County Confederate Pension Applications

    NAME: Byars, Perry G.
    WIDOW: Byars, Senith
    PENSION #: W3428

    end of note

    New Bildad Primitive Baptist to Celebrate 200 Years

    It's one of the oldest churches in DeKalb County and this week, the congregation of the New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church is celebrating 200 years of service to the Lord.

    Elder Ricky Arnold, pastor of the church, invites everyone to join them. "Starting this Thursday night, June 18th, the New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church celebrates it's 200th anniversary. The church was constituted in June 1809. It lettered from the Brush Creek Primitive Baptist Church, which is still in existence."

    "The New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church has been in the Seven Springs-Keltonburg community for 200 years now. We wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate and to thank God for His amazing Grace. In 200 years, the church has probably touched the lives of a lot of people and families that are here in DeKalb County. We'd love for those folks to come back and visit us."

    "The church divided in 1854 and the church that became known as Old Bildad changed their original church covenant but the church that became known as New Bildad still holds the church covenant and the Articles of Faith from 1809 and we still practice and worship as they did 200 years ago. We have a rich history and we want to thank God for that."

    end of description

    I wish to extend many thanks to Elder Ricky Arnold, current Elder, of the New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church, for his explanation of "2-Seed" Primitive Baptist doctrines and providing a chronology of Perry Green's service to this church.

    end of message

    Two Seed in the Spirit Predestinarian Baptists

    The 1893 and 1896 minutes identified the Caney Fork Association as an association of "Predestinarian Two Seed Baptists." Just how long it had been identified by this theological label and theology, we do not know. The Big Fork Church in its early years and other churches on the early Stockton Valley Association era certainly did not espouse this doctrine, which was not created until the mid-1820s.

    "This strange group was organized by Elder Daniel Parker of Virginia in the 1820's. Parker had been ordained in Tennessee in 1806, and labored there until 1817. Thereafter, he ministered in Illinois until 1836, where he edited a periodical known as Church Advocate. The latter years of his ministry were spent in Texas.

    While in Illinois, he had published in 1826 and 1829 two pamphlets setting forth his peculiar theory of the two seeds in Eve, imparted by god and Satan respectively. This was his explanation of the doctrine that some are predetermined to be saved and some to be lost. According to his teaching, Christ can reach sinners without the aid of ministers or organizations of any kind. He and his followers, however, believed in a ministry invested with "legal authority" through the laying on of hands by the presbytery acting for a gospel church. Many were opposed, nevertheless, to a paid clergy. Like Arminian Baptists, they followed the practice of footwashing, regarding it as an ordinance. White their number was not larger than thirteen thousand members at the close of the nineteenth century, they were to be found in twenty-four states, though most numerous in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas. Their four hundred and seventy-three churches, with a property value of more than one hundred and seventy-two thousand dollars, were organized in fifty associations. The decline of extreme forms of Calvinism among Baptists is nowhere more clearly apparent than in the diminishing membership of this group which numbered a mere two hundred in 1945."

    end of this history




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    Birth: Nov. 22, 1845
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA
    Death: Feb. 25, 1908
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA


    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Mellisa Asenith Potter Byars (1844 - 1913)

    Children:
    William Harrell Byars (1867 - 1947)*
    Mary Elizabeth Byars Cantrell (1888 - 1952)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
    Smithville
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA

    Created by: G. W. Bowen
    Record added: Dec 18, 2011
    Find A Grave Memorial# 82106185

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    Birth:
    DeKalb County was formed in 1837 from land in Cannon, Warren, and White counties, and is named for Johann von Robais, Baron de Kalb.

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    Incorporated Towns in Dekalb County: Smithville, Alexandria, Liberty, and Dowelltown

    Unincorporated Communities: Allens Chapel, Antioch, Bethel, Belk, Blue Springs, Bluhmtown, Buckners Chapel, Cherry Hill, Cross Roads, Dismal, Dry Creek, Helton, Indian Mound, Jefferson, Keltonburg, Laurel Hill, Midway, Mt. Moriah, Pisgah, Phillipi, Shiney Rock, Snows Hill, Temperance Hall, Watkins, Williams Crossroads, Young Bend

    Religion:
    Primitive Baptists, are also known as Hard Shell Baptists, Anti-Mission Baptists, or Old School Baptists. The adjective "Primitive" in the name has the sense of "original".

    Military:
    CSA Private of Co. "B", 23rd Tennessee Infantry

    Ordained:
    as an Elder of the New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church

    Buried:
    Cemetery notes and/or description:

    From Smithville, take Hwy. 56 South for seven miles and turn east on Seven Springs Rd. Go about one mile and turn right. The cemetery is on the left.

    Perry married Ascenith Potter 20 Feb 1866, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Ascenith (daughter of Watson Cantrell Potter and Harriet Magness) was born 14 Oct 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 24 Oct 1913, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  6. 53.  Ascenith PotterAscenith Potter was born 14 Oct 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of Watson Cantrell Potter and Harriet Magness); died 24 Oct 1913, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: Primitive Baptist
    • Also Known As: Mellisa Asenith Potter Byars
    • Also Known As: Senith
    • Census Name: Senie Byars

    Notes:

    Birth: Oct. 14, 1844
    Tennessee, USA
    Death: Oct. 24, 1913
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA

    Daughter of Watson Cantrell Potter and Harriet Magness.

    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Perry Green Byars (1845 - 1908)*

    Children:
    William Harrell Byars (1867 - 1947)*
    Mary Elizabeth Byars Cantrell (1888 - 1952)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
    Smithville
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA

    Created by: G. W. Bowen
    Record added: Dec 18, 2011
    Find A Grave Memorial# 82106339

    Religion:
    Primitive Baptists, are also known as Hard Shell Baptists, Anti-Mission Baptists, or Old School Baptists. The adjective "Primitive" in the name has the sense of "original".

    Buried:
    Cemetery notes and/or description:

    From Smithville, take Hwy. 56 South for seven miles and turn east on Seven Springs Rd. Go about one mile and turn right. The cemetery is on the left.

    Notes:

    Married:
    by his uncle , P. G. Magness, Jr., M.G.

    Residence (Family):
    in District 5

    Children:
    1. William Harrell "Harrell" Byars, Sr. was born 21 Nov 1867, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 20 Feb 1947, Marion County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. 26. John Watson "Pa" Byars was born 30 Sep 1869, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 8 Apr 1931, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried 9 Apr 1931, New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Joseph L. "Joe" Byars was born 0___ 1872, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 29 Apr 1942, Oroville, Butte County, California.
    4. Floyd Byars was born 6 Aug 1873, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 8 Sep 1966, Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma; was buried Stroud Cemetery, Stroud, Lincoln County, Oklahoma.
    5. Julius Ceasar "Ceasar" Byars was born 8 Jun 1875, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Mar 1944, Denton, Denton County, Texas; was buried 20 Mar 1944, Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Denton County, Texas.
    6. L(eander) Poper "Pope" Byars was born 27 Jun 1877, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 30 Jul 1945, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas; was buried Burkburnett Cemetery, Burkburnett, Wichita County, Texas.
    7. Samuel Byars was born 13 Feb 1879, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died Bef 1952.
    8. Perry Green "Doc" Byars, Jr. was born 13 Feb 1879, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 Dec 1958, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    9. Mary Elizabeth Byars was born 8 Mar 1881, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 23 Jun 1952, Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    10. Harriet Etta Byars was born 30 Oct 1882, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 15 Oct 1933, Seven Springs Hotel, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  7. 54.  Robert Lee "Red Bob" Cantrell was born 0Jul 1849, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of Peter Green Cantrell and Mary E. "Polly" Cantrell); died 0___ 1878, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Reference, "The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy", by Susan Cantrill Christie. Later revised by J.R. and Jackie Cantrell, further revised in 1973 by Joseph Caten.

    1860 DeKalb County Census, p. 57, lists a "Robert, 11, TN"...

    Doesn't appear in any census after 1870. He probably died before 1880...DAH.

    Buried:
    no actual gravesite ... DAH

    Robert married Letta Ann "Lettie" Clonts 15 Dec 1870, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Letta (daughter of John William "Johnnie" Clonts, Sr. and Mahala Caroline Hembree) was born 15 Jun 1851, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia; died Aft 1926, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  8. 55.  Letta Ann "Lettie" Clonts was born 15 Jun 1851, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia (daughter of John William "Johnnie" Clonts, Sr. and Mahala Caroline Hembree); died Aft 1926, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Lettie was enumerated with her older sister, Lucinda and her husband, Peter Cantrell, in the "Blue Springs" district of DeKalb County, in 1870...DAH.

    IGI identifies her mother as "Mahala C.".

    5 Oct 2011:

    Telephone conversation with "Junior" Harding - tells me that he remembers seeing her when is was about 6 years old. That put a date to her death...DAH

    Years ago I contacted the intitution where she was committed to ascertain her exact mental condition however was informed that there had been a fire, flood & hurricane which destroyed all records...DAH

    7 Oct 2011:

    Spoke to Bruce Gilmore at the Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute. He told me that the "Central State Hospital Cemetery" is no longer extant. His predecessor did collect 200 records of the 1600 persons buried in this graveyard which began during the Civil War.

    Alas, no records for Lettie...DAH

    Cannot remember the source who told me that she was committed to the insane asylum and was buried in Nashville. Did contact the Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute for any paper work they would have on Lettie. Was informed that two separate fires had destroyed most of their case histories. DAH

    http://www.tngenweb.org/poor/

    State Mental Hospitals

    Tennessee’s first facility for the mentally ill, Tennessee Lunatic Asylum, opened in 1840 Nashville as the eleventh institution for mentally ill in United States. Dorothea Dix, American activist on behalf of the indigent insane, visited Tennessee in 1847 and found Nashville asylum deficient. She implored the Legislature to purchase a larger site for a new hospital. The next year Legislature appropriated $40,000 for new hospital for insane. A site purchased on Murfreesboro Turnpike southeast of Nashville. Tennessee Hospital for the Insane (now Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute) opened with 60 patients transferred from old asylum.

    17 Oct 2010:

    found Lettie enumerated with 2nd husband in the 1880 DeKalb Co.,TN census, p. 85. Cited with three children of her husband's previous marriage...DAH

    Buried:
    in an unmarked gravesite behind the Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute

    Died:
    Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute

    Notes:

    Married:
    ,by James M.Dulaney,M.G.

    Children:
    1. Mary Helen Cantrell was born 25 Mar 1872, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1899, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. John Arval "Arval" Cantrell was born 14 Mar 1874, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Aug 1918, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried 19 Aug 1918, Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. 27. Julia Lee Cantrell was born 9 May 1876, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 15 Dec 1949, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.


Generation: 7

  1. 96.  E. J. Harden was born (Tennessee); died 0___ 1849, (White County, Tennessee).

    E. married Elizabeth Knowles White County, Tennessee. Elizabeth (daughter of John (William) Knowles, Jr. and Mahalia Hardin) was born 7 Nov 1813, White County, Tennessee; died 1 Mar 1863, White County, Tennessee; was buried Hutson Cemetery #3, Walling, White County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 97.  Elizabeth Knowles was born 7 Nov 1813, White County, Tennessee (daughter of John (William) Knowles, Jr. and Mahalia Hardin); died 1 Mar 1863, White County, Tennessee; was buried Hutson Cemetery #3, Walling, White County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    E.M. Hutson,b.1853,is enumerated in the 1860 household of Isaiah. Wallace
    opines that E.M. was Elizabeth's child as they had no issue...DAH

    Children:
    1. Jasper Harden was born 0___ 1840, White County, Tennessee.
    2. DeZion Hardin was born 14 Jan 1844, (White County) Tennessee; died 2 Feb 1889, White County, Tennessee; was buried Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    3. 48. William "Billy" Hardin was born 1849-1854, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.

  3. 98.  George Washington Parrish was born 28 Mar 1806, North Carolina (son of Johnson Parrish and Amy LNU); died 0___ 1856, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer

    Notes:

    1840 DeKalb Census: 10001-01001

    George married Lucy Potter 29 Mar 1830, (Warren County) Tennessee. Lucy (daughter of Tilman Potter and Elizabeth Cantrell) was born 28 Oct 1810, Warren County, Tennessee; died 6 Feb 1880, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  4. 99.  Lucy Potter was born 28 Oct 1810, Warren County, Tennessee (daughter of Tilman Potter and Elizabeth Cantrell); died 6 Feb 1880, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Mary Parish was born 1831, Tennessee.
    2. Elizabeth Parish was born 1833, Tennessee.
    3. Tarlton Parrish was born 12 Oct 1835, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 23 May 1887, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Kezziah A. "Kizzy" Parish was born 1843, Tennessee.
    5. William Riley "Riley" Parish was born 1845, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    6. James Elbert Parish was born 0___ 1846, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 6 Apr 1877, (DeKalb County) Tennessee.
    7. Tyresa J. Parrish was born 1848, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. Thomas Franklin Parish was born July 1850, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. 49. Josephine "Josie" Parrish was born 27 Dec 1855, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 16 Sep 1900, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    10. Louvernia Parish was born 25 Apr 1856, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 5 Jan 1925, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  5. 100.  Hartwell Brown Grissom was born 15 Apr 1826, Tennessee; died 11 Jun 1905, White County, Tennessee; was buried Grissom Cemetery Cemetery, White Co., TN.

    Notes:

    11 Nov 2001:

    I am searching for parents of Hartwell Brown Grissom b. 4/15/1826, d.6/11/1905 in White Co., TN. Married Mary Phillips 1845 in Wilson Co. Tn. Their children were: Margaret Jane, Augusta Ann, Parthena, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, & Martha Ellen.

    In some notes of my g-aunt she only states that Billy Grissom and Martha Goad were the parents of Hartwell. She gave no dates or listed any other children.

    If anyone has any info on this line of Grissoms, I cerainly would appreciate your sharing it with me.

    Bobbye
    bobbyeh713@aol.com


    Posted: 10 Dec 2001 12:10PM GMT
    Classification: Query
    Edited: 5 Feb 2003 5:44PM GMT
    I am searching for the parents & siblings of Hartwell Brown Grissom b. 4/15/1826, d. 6/11/1905 in White Co. Tn. m. mary Phillips in Wilson Co. Tn 12/31/1845; b.2/1/1823, d.10/14/1890 in White Co. Hartwell also m. Jane Denton 5/30/1891 in White Co.

    Hartwell & Mary's children:
    Margaret Jane b.2/10/1847, d. 5/13/1887 White Co.TN; m. Darius B. Clark 11/19/1859 & Archibald G. Robbins 8/24/1871
    Augusta Ann b.12/26/1849; m. Thomas W. Jones
    Parthena b.9/27/1851; m. William J. Hutson
    Thomas Jefferson b. 6/26/1853; m. Maggie E. Halterman
    James Monroe b. 9/12/1855, d. 1/19/1890; m. Altamira Crain
    Martha Ellen, b. 11/12/1855, d. 8/21/1924; William Jarvis

    Hartwell is my gg-grandfather & his oldest daughter Margaret Jane is my greatmother. I have found some indication that this line of Grissoms migrated from NC to TN. Apparently they were in Wilson CO TN before coming to White CO since Hartwell he married in Wilson CO.

    I found some of my great aunt's notes that stated that Billy Grissom and Martha Goad was Hartwell's parents, no dates, location, no name of Hartwell's wife, just the names of his children. With so little to go on has made it almost impossible to find info on them. She was 90 yrs. old when she copied these notes for my mother and I'm beginning to believe that she made a mistake on Hartwell's parents.

    I hope someone can shed some light on this family & will share the info with me. Any and all information will be greatly appreciated.

    Please email me at: bobbyeh713@aol.com

    Hartwell married Mary "Polly" Phillips 31 Dec 1845, Wilson County, Tennessee. Mary was born 1 Feb 1823; died 14 Oct 1890, White County, Tennessee; was buried Grissom Cemetery Cemetery, White Co., TN. [Group Sheet]


  6. 101.  Mary "Polly" Phillips was born 1 Feb 1823; died 14 Oct 1890, White County, Tennessee; was buried Grissom Cemetery Cemetery, White Co., TN.

    Notes:

    Click here to view Mary's antecedents ... https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SBD3-8KJ

    Children:
    1. 50. James M(onroe) Grissom was born 12 Sep 1855, Van Buren County, Tennessee; died 19 Jan 1890, (White County) Tennessee; was buried Grissom Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    2. Thomas Jefferson Grissom was born 20 Jun 1853, (White County) Tennessee; died 3 Dec 1898, White County, Tennessee; was buried Jericho Cemetery, Quebeck, White County, Tennessee.

  7. 102.  William Crain was born 0Jan 1825, (White County) Tennessee (son of Charles Crain and Margaret Bosson); was buried Siloam Springs,Benton Co.,AR.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: carpenter

    Notes:

    No proof that he is the son of Charles, however, his first son is named,
    "Charles"...DAH

    William married Permelia Artie Moore 9 May 1852, White County, Tennessee. Permelia (daughter of Samuel Alexander "Alex" Moore, Jr. and Mary "Polly" Templeton) was born 24 Mar 1833, White County, Tennessee; died 1 Feb 1920, Walling, White County, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  8. 103.  Permelia Artie Moore was born 24 Mar 1833, White County, Tennessee (daughter of Samuel Alexander "Alex" Moore, Jr. and Mary "Polly" Templeton); died 1 Feb 1920, Walling, White County, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Artie Moore Crain
    • Birth: 24 May 1835, White County, Tennessee

    Children:
    1. Charles Bosson Crain was born 11 Apr 1853, Walling, White County, Tennessee; died 21 Apr 1923, Inola, Rogers Co., OK.
    2. 51. Altamira "Sis" Crain was born 2 Apr 1855, White County, Tennessee; died 30 Aug 1941, (White County, Tennessee); was buried Grissom Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    3. Andrew M. "Andy" Crain was born 24 Jun 1867, White County, Tennessee; died 20 Nov 1940, (Warren County) Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Gath, Warren County, Tennessee.
    4. William Ransom Crain, Jr. was born 4 Mar 1865, White County, Tennessee; died 29 Jul 1939, White County, Tennessee; was buried Crain Horse Shoe Bend Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    5. Violet Crain was born 1869, White County, Tennessee.

  9. 104.  Harrel Byars was born 0___ 1825, Warren County, Tennessee (son of Burgess Harrelson "Harrel" Byars and Jane "Jennie" Gill); died BY 18 Sep 1846, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Herrald Byress
    • Probate: 7 Aug 1848, DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    Found in the DeKalb County, Tenn. Book 1846 - 1856 Roll 39, pp. 66-68;

    "Aug. 5, 1848

    We the undersigned free holders of DeKalb Cunty having been informed that we were appointed by the county at Sept. term 1846 to lay off a years provisions for ELIZABETH BYARS, widow of HERALD BYARS, dec'd. and being requested to attend at the late residence of the dec'd. for the purposes on the day of Sale of the estate of said dec'd., we met on the 3rd Oct. 1846 and proceeded to set apart for her use and family so much of the provisions on hand, etc. as was to be Sufficient in our opinion to serve them one year from the time of her husband's death.

    We set apart for said purpose twenty barels(sic) of corn, four hundred pounds of pork, two hundred pounds of flower, one hundred pounds of Salt, twenty pounds of coffee, twenty five pounds of sugar, five dollars to buy sundries, one cow and calf, five hundred tines of fodder, thirty pokes of picked cotton, ten pounds of wool, upper & under leather for three pairs of Shoes for the widow.

    We authorize the administrator to lay in such of the above specified Items as may note upon hand. August 5th 1848.

    Wm. H Judkins

    Wm. (illegible)

    Thos. Durham"

    end of comments

    pg 102. 26 Dec 1848. Credits against the estate of Herrald Byress, dec'd reported by Perry G. Magness.

    end of passage

    Probate:
    Estate Settlement...

    Died:
    intestate...

    Harrel married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magness (~ 1846), (DeKalb County) Tennessee. Elizabeth (daughter of Perry Green "Old Grandsir" Magness and Mary "Polly" Cantrell) was born 11 Jan 1830, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 24 Sep 1891, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  10. 105.  Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magness was born 11 Jan 1830, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of Perry Green "Old Grandsir" Magness and Mary "Polly" Cantrell); died 24 Sep 1891, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Lucile Byars Hennessee recalls family lore that states Elizabeth was 16 years old at her first wedding.

    --------------------------------

    DeKalb County, TN Settlement Book 1886-1907, compiled by Betty Moore Majors,
    p. 52;

    "pg 194. 14 May 1804. E.G.Lawson and Josie Parrish, administrators of the
    estate of Elizabeth Parrish, dec'd. Settlement would give each of the six
    heirs, $51.48, to wit: Josie Parrish, P.C. Parrish, Delia Lawson, Lena Russel,
    Mattie Turner, J.C.Parrish."

    --------------------------------

    Notes:

    Married:
    (DeKalb or Warren County, Tennessee)

    Children:
    1. 52. Perry Green Byars was born 22 Nov 1845, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 25 Feb 1908, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  11. 106.  Watson Cantrell Potter was born 15 Feb 1815, DeKalb County, Tennessee (son of Tilman Potter and Elizabeth Cantrell); died 20 Jul 1891, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer farm $1000 value
    • Probate: 19 Dec 1895, DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    Birth: Feb. 15, 1815
    Warren County
    Tennessee, USA
    Death: Jul. 20, 1891
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA


    Family links:
    Parents:
    Tilman Potter (1792 - 1841)
    Elizabeth Cantrell Potter (1791 - 1836)

    Spouse:
    Harriet Magness Potter (1817 - 1866)*

    Siblings:
    Jane Potter Martin (1813 - ____)*
    Watson Cantrell Potter (1815 - 1891)
    Thomas Potter (1816 - 1895)*
    Abraham Cantrell Potter (1818 - 1890)*
    Sarah Potter Cantrell (1822 - ____)*
    Andrew Jackson Potter (1837 - 1875)**
    Kizzie Potter Givan (1839 - 1918)**

    *Calculated relationship
    **Half-sibling

    Burial:
    Potter Cemetery
    Keltonburg
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA

    Created by: Sandy Ainley
    Record added: Jun 06, 2012
    Find A Grave Memorial# 91483668

    *

    Watson was one of the commissioners to lay off the town of Smithville in 1838.

    1840 DeKalb Census: 20001-11001

    *

    Watson married Harriet Magness 5 Jan 1834, DeKalb County, Tennessee. Harriet (daughter of Perry Green "Old Grandsir" Magness and Mary "Polly" Cantrell) was born 2 Jun 1817, Indiana; died 10 Jul 1866, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  12. 107.  Harriet Magness was born 2 Jun 1817, Indiana (daughter of Perry Green "Old Grandsir" Magness and Mary "Polly" Cantrell); died 10 Jul 1866, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Mary Elizabeth Potter was born 2 Oct 1834, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 22 Mar 1894, Warren County, Tennessee.
    2. Thomas Benton Potter was born 11 Jul 1837, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 25 Nov 1898, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Smithville Town Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Laura A. Potter was born 19 Jul 1837, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1898, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. William Carroll Potter was born 30 Nov 1839, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 6 Jun 1901, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Smithville Town Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Sarah A. "Sallie" Potter was born 10 Oct 1840, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 Aug 1847, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    6. Perry Green Potter was born 2 Sep 1842, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 16 Mar 1924, Dibrell, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried 17 Mar 1924, Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    7. 53. Ascenith Potter was born 14 Oct 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 24 Oct 1913, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried New Bildad Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. Paralee Potter was born 4 Jul 1846, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 24 Dec 1894, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Seven Springs Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. Martha J(ane) "Mattie" Potter was born 25 Feb 1848, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    10. Hannah J. Potter was born 1 Jul 1850, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1851, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    11. Samantha Potter was born 28 Dec 1851, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 24 May 1895, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    12. Leander Poper "LP" Potter was born 14 Mar 1854, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 27 May 1911, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    13. Helen Josephine "Josie" Potter was born 24 Feb 1856, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 29 Dec 1911, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    14. Cordelia "Dobie or Delia" Potter was born 22 Apr 1859, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 30 Mar 1888, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  13. 108.  Peter Green Cantrell was born 7 Jul 1806, Spartanburg County, South Carolina (son of Isaac Cantrell, Sr. and Nancy Cantrell); died 15 Jan 1868, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer
    • Also Known As: Green Cantrell
    • Census Name: Green Cantrell

    Notes:

    Birth: Jul. 17, 1806
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA
    Death: Jan. 15, 1868
    Keltonburg
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA


    Family links:
    Parents:
    Isaac Cantrell (1782 - 1840)

    Children:
    Benjamin Cantrell (1833 - 1883)*
    Thomas Jefferson Cantrell (1835 - ____)*
    William Lafayette Cantrell (1841 - 1919)*

    Siblings:
    Peter Green Cantrell (1806 - 1868)
    John A Cantrell (1808 - 1895)*
    Lenard Cantrell (1811 - 1895)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1821 - 1876)*
    Robert Cantrell (1823 - 1903)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Fuston Cemetery
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA

    Created by: Bill Ingram
    Record added: May 28, 2012
    Find A Grave Memorial# 90890166

    end of profile

    Green was a large landowner and, at the time of the Civil War, owned a number of slaves. 1840 DeKalb Census: 220001-110001

    end of comment

    Peter married Mary E. "Polly" Cantrell (~ 1830), (DeKalb County, Tennessee). Mary (daughter of Benjamin Cantrell and Charity Legat) was born 6 May 1808, Sink Creek, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 23 Jan 1888, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  14. 109.  Mary E. "Polly" Cantrell was born 6 May 1808, Sink Creek, DeKalb County, Tennessee (daughter of Benjamin Cantrell and Charity Legat); died 23 Jan 1888, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    First white child born on Sink Creek.

    Children:
    1. Isaac Cantrell was born 0___ 1830, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 15 Jun 1869, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Nancy Cantrell was born 0___ 1832, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1858, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Benjamin A. Cantrell was born 0___ 1835, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 22 Nov 1883, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Peter Horry Cantrell was born 16 Oct 1835, Sink Creek, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 16 Oct 1905, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Concord Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    5. Thomas Jefferson "Jefferson" Cantrell was born 0___ 1838, Sink Creek, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died Crawford County, Arkansas; was buried Albert Smith Cemetery, Natural Dam, Crawford County, Arkansas.
    6. Sarah Jane "Sary" Cantrell was born 7 Mar 1839, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 Apr 1896, (DeKalb County) Tennessee.
    7. William Lafayette "Bill" Cantrell was born 30 Dec 1841, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Jan 1919, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. John Calvin Cantrell was born 6 Oct 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. Leonard Cantrell was born 1846, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    10. 54. Robert Lee "Red Bob" Cantrell was born 0Jul 1849, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1878, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Keltonburg Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    11. Mary Ellen Cantrell was born 22 Feb 1852, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 5 Jun 1922, Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee.
    12. Malissa B. Cantrell was born 1 Sep 1839, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 18 Jun 1907, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Indian Mound Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.

  15. 110.  John William "Johnnie" Clonts, Sr. was born 16 Feb 1804, Burke County, North Carolina (son of Christian Clontz and Margaret "Peggy" Neal); died 19 Jul 1879, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried Old Cartecay United Methodist Cemetery, Gilmer County, Georgia.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Farmer
    • Also Known As: John Glantz
    • Military: Veteran of the Florida-Indian (Seminole) War
    • Baptism: 1 Apr 1804, Rowan County, North Carolina

    Notes:

    ------


    Gilmer County, Georgia Census:

    1840 1850 1860 1870
    Jacob x
    Samuel x x
    Asbury x
    Michael A. x
    John x* x x

    * Listed as 20-30 years old, 1 female child under 5 and 1 female 15-20.

    -----------

    Lourena Smith, age 1, appears in household of John Clonts, 1860, Gilmer Co.,GA

    ------------

    Have concluded that JOHN CLONTS was a brother to SAMUEL CLONTS.

    Based on family lore that

    (1) Samuel came to North Georgia with a brother
    (2) biographical similarities, i.e., birth-dates, birth-states, and
    (3) traditional family names given their offspring
    (4) Norman Clontz' family group records and
    (5) Loie Clontz Christie's identification of George's children in a letter written to Mr. R.H. Clontz, October 23, 1972.

    ------------

    Per Helen Casada, "He (John) is buried at Old Cartecay Cemetery which is in a pasture. There are 10 or 11 marked graves. No other CLONTZ. However, on each side of John's grave is a grave marked only with a field stone."

    Conclusion: John was married when he came to Georgia in circa 1833 based on diary entries of William Thomas Prestwood. WTP alludes to John's wife and notes that John moved...

    There are marriage records for John to Irene Dunn, in 1838, and testimony of Mahala Hembree that she married a man named, John Clonts, in 1851, in Gilmer County, Georgia. Therefore, John is married three times.


    -----

    The two children, Momoc & John, listed in the 1870 census with his second wife, Mahala, seem unlikely to be his children or even Mahala's because

    (1) why would John have two children named "John" and

    (2) given Mahala's age, it doesn't seem biologically possible for her to have had these two.

    Of course, the forename, Momoc, is intriguing. Is it Indian? Could he have been of Mahala's family since she claims Indian heritage? Or are Momoc and John simply neighborhood children who happened to have been in John's household when the census-taker was on his rounds?

    Testimonial evidence given by Mahala in her 1908 petition for land and money in the Indian Territory (Oklahoma), identifies her children beginning with Margaret - her oldest. No mention was made of Momoc or the first John which further supports the thesis that neither child was the off-spring of John and Mahala.

    Further research suggests that "Momoc" should read "Monroe"...John R. Clonts.

    _____

    1910 DeKalb County Census cites John's birth state as South Carolina. Julia cites Georgia for her mother's birth state and South Carolina for her father.

    _____

    John R. Clonts, Hacienda Heights,CA has found evidence that progenitor John was a veteran of the Florida-Indian Wars. While in the Carlsbad, CA library he found the following:

    "Index to Volunteer Soldiers in Indian Wars and Disturbances 1815-1858 Vol: 1 A -K;

    Clouts, John, Pvt, serv in Cody's Co. of 1st Ga Mtd Vols in Fl War

    Index to Indian wars Pension Files in 1892-1926, p. 290;

    Clouts, John, wid Mahala C., WC727 Ga 10 Sept 1892, Fl War Srv"

    _____

    Mahala, his wife, describes John as 5'11", light-colored hair, blue eyes, fair complexion and could not write...

    _____

    Birthday cited as 16 Feb 1804 per Organ Lutheran Baptismal Records as well as "Leon(h) Klotz" as sponsor...DAH

    Birth: Sep., 1803
    North Carolina, USA
    Death: Jul. 19, 1879
    Gilmer County
    Georgia, USA

    John Clonts & Irena Dunn married Oct 14, 1838, Gilmer Co, GA, by Lewis D. Ellington; Bk 1, Pg 10.

    In 1840 census, John Clonts, his wife (her age of 15-20 indicates Irena was born 1820-1825), and daughter (age -5) are found next door to John Dunn, presumed to be Irena's father. A couple of houses away were Bethel Quillian & Lewis D. Ellington. Like John Dunn, the Quillian & Ellington families were listed in 1834 census for Giomer Co; all three surnames have historically been connected to Cartecay UMC.

    One source indicated that John Clonts came to Gilmer Co with his first wife & a 10-year old daughter; nothing more is known about them. Irena Dunn Clonts reportedly died on Mar 8, 1848 and was buried in the Cartecay UMC Cemetery. No legible tombstone has been found for Irena.

    Neither John Clonts nor John Dunn are listed in 1850 census for Gilmer Co. They may have moved to McMinn Co, TN where John Clonts reportedly married his third wife, Mahala Caroline Embree/Hembree on Mar 6, 1850. John & Mahala Clonts are back in the Cartecay District of Gimer Co in 1860 census. Census data for 1860 & 1870 shows them living in the Boardtown District of Gilmer Co.

    Census data indicates following children for John Clonts; the first four were probably Irena's chldren:
    1. Elizabeth, b 1840 - married Jones Smith in 1858; however she & daughter Lourena Smith, age 1, are listed with John & Mahala Clonts in 1860.
    2. Lucinda, b 1842 - reportedly married 3 different men named Cantrell & moved to DeKalb Co, TN
    3. Julia Ann, b 1845 - reportedly married a Cantrell & moved to DeKalb Co, TN
    4. Monroe, b 1848 - no additional info
    5. John, b 1850 - in same census is another son named John W., age 6; so this one may be in error.
    6. Letty A., b 1851 - reportedly married a Cantrell in 1870 & moved to DeKalb Co, TN
    7. Margarett P., b 1852 (listed as Clementine in 1870 census)
    8. John W., b 1854 - married Hannah Wright in 1874; they are buried at Mt Vernon Baptist in Gilmer Co, GA
    9. James M. A., b 1857 - married Lucy Ann Wright (sister to Hannah) in 1879; they are buried at Salem Baptist in Gilmer Co, GA
    10. Sarah J., b 1860 - married Joseph I. Teem in 1879
    11. Samuel A., b 1864 - no addnl info
    12. Mary E., b 1868 - no addnl info

    After death of John Clonts in 1879, Mahala filed for a pension in 1892 based on his military service.

    She was awarded $8.00 per month; upon her death, the government was presented with an itemized bill in the amount of $25.00 for her burial.

    Mahala reportedly died on July 24, 1909, and was buried at Salem Baptist in Gilmer Co, GA.

    No legible stone was found at Salem for Mahala.

    Baptism:
    in the Organ Lutheran Church...

    http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Early_History_of_Organ_Church%2C_Rowan_County%2C_NC

    Early History of Organ Church, Rowan County, N. C.

    The proper name of this congregation is " Zion's Church," but there are few persons, even among its members, who are acquainted with its true name. The fact that it was, until recently, the only Lutheran church in North Carolina which was possessed of such an instrument of music, has given it this sobriquet, by which it is generally known and so called in all the records of the Lutheran Church in the State. The old organ—a relic of the past—is still there, but its voice is no longer heard in the worship of the congregation; like the voices of its contemporaries, who are now mouldering in the adjoining graveyard, its spirit of music is fled, and the external remains, encompassing a number of broken and disarranged pipes, are all that is left to remind us of a former age, a former congregation, and of a master whom it once honored. How forcibly, under such circumstances, do the following lines of Moore's Melodies strike the mind!

    "The harp that once, through Tara's halls,
    The soul of music shed,
    Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls,
    As if that soul were fled."

    The history of this congregation is gathered from the old German church-book, which is still carefully preserved, and the historic records are made therein by one of the first pastors, Rev. C. A. G. Storch, from which a correct idea may be obtained of the past transactions of the people who worshiped there.

    The first German settlers of that portion of Rowan County, along Second Creek, came from Pennsylvania, and were members of the Lutheran and German Reformed Churches, but in numbers far too few to erect a church for the sole use of either denomination; hence they concluded to build a temporary house of worship to be owned by themselves jointly, and which was called " The Hickory Church." According to the statement of the late Rev. J. A. Linn, this church occupied the site on which St. Peter's Lutheran Church now stands, and was built by permission on the land of Mr. Pullenwider, who, however, never gave the two congregations a title for this spot of ground, as the church was considered a temporary building only, to be occupied alternately by both these denominations, each of which expected to erect their own house of worship at a later period. The term "Hickory Church" also indicates of what perishable material this house of worship was built, and was in keeping with the original idea. It was soon left unoccupied, and in course of a few years it crumbled into ruins. More than half a century later a want for a church to be built on this same site was again felt, when St. Peter's Lutheran Church was organized, and a more durable building was erected.

    As was the case with all the first German settlers in North Carolina, who did not bring their pastor with them, so likewise were the Lutheran members of the Hickory Church destitute of the means of grace for some length of time, and as no other hope of obtaining a regularly ordained minister of the Gospel presented itself, the members were resolved to send to Germany for a pastor. In this manner they secured the services of Rev. Adolph Nussmann as their pastor, and Gottfried Arndt as their schoolteacher. The new pastor preached but one year in the Hickory Church to both denominations, after which some dissension arose, and a majority of the Lutherans then resolved to build a church for themselves, and in this manner originated Zion's Church, better known as Organ Church. The members of the German Reformed Church soon followed the example of their Lutheran brethren, and likewise built a new church on another location, which they named Grace Church, but ia more frequently called "The Lower Stone Church," on account of its position lower dowu the stream above mentioned, and built of the same material as Organ Church.

    Before the building of Organ Church was quite completed, Rev. A. Nussmann left this congregation, and went as pastor to Buffalo Creek Church, in Cabarrus County. The congregation, which now had a church but. no pastor, sent their schoolteacher, Gottfried Arndt, to be ordained to the office of the ministry, in the year 1775. He served them through the trying period of the Revolution, until 1786, when he moved to the Catawba River, residing in Lincoln County, and labored in that field to the close of his life.

    John married Mahala Caroline Hembree 6 Mar 1850, McMinn County, Tennessee. Mahala (daughter of James Madison "Mat or Nat" Hembree and Nancy Floyd) was born 3 Nov 1829, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 24 Jul 1909, Santa Louca, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried (Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia). [Group Sheet]


  16. 111.  Mahala Caroline Hembree was born 3 Nov 1829, Rutherford County, North Carolina (daughter of James Madison "Mat or Nat" Hembree and Nancy Floyd); died 24 Jul 1909, Santa Louca, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried (Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia).

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Caroline Emery

    Notes:

    Excerpted from "Cherokee by Blood", by Jerry Wright Jordan,taken from The U.S. Court of Claims: 1906-1910, Volume 2, Applications 1551 to 4200, p. 198;

    "Misc. Test(imony), p. 1392, 4969-2661 - Mahala Clonts:

    That I am 79 years of age. I claim my Indian descent through my father; my mother was white. My father's father claimed to be Indian. His name was Abraham Hembree. My father was born and raised in N. C., Burke Co. He left Burk Co. but I don't know when. I was born in Rutherford Co.,N.C. I don't know where my grandfather was born and raised. I never lived with the Indians.

    I lived in Hamilton Co., Tenn. among the Indians when I was a little girl, and my grandfather lived there too among the Indians. My father had something to do with the Indians - with the tribal matters.

    He was enrolled in 1851 and 1835. My grandfather was enrolled in 1835 but he was dead in 1851.

    My father was enrolled under the name Hembree. The name might have been Emory. In 1851 I was married to a man named Clonts. I never received anything from the government and my father did not either. My brother Jack Hembree received land in Ind. Terr. in recent years, since the war. My father did not have any Indian name that I ever heard of. All of my grandparents were white except my grandfather. My husband was white. I am recognized as white woman with Indian blood. Don't know how much Indian my father was. He showed a good deal of the Indian. My father died in 1882. I was living in Gilmer Co., Ga. in the eighties. I came here and enrolled my children at that time. I enrolled them before A. M. Johnson. That was to get so much money and so much land. We were to get land in the west. Never received any money yet nor land neither.

    Outside of Charlie Hester, a neighbor, I never heard of a man by the name of Hester. I am acquainted with Effie M. Chapman (15037). Her grandfather was my first cousin, that is, on her mother's side. Her great grandfather, Reuben Hembree, his mother was my aunt, she being a sister of my father. She claims her Indian descent through the same source as I do and thro no other source.

    Signed: Mahala "X" Clonts, Ellijay,Ga., Jul 10 1908."

    _____


    Found in the "Marriages of Rutherford County,NC: 1782-1868", Volume I, pp. 198 & 310:


    Groom: Bride: Date: Bondsman & Witnesses:


    Upton, Thomas x Ruth Hembree 20 Aug 1789 Willim x Queen & William Moore
    (w) Isac. Whiteside

    Hembree, Abram x Levina Floyd 25 Aug 1830 John-x- Floyd
    (w) Isaac Craton,CC
    Hembree, Isaac Elizabeth White 4 Jan 1830 Abraham -x- Hembree
    (w) T.F.Birchett,DC
    Hembree, James Delilah Hembree 22 Jul 1852 Davis Hembree
    (w) R.L.Gilkey,JP


    _____


    Found in, "Murray County (GA) Heritage", compiled by the Murray County History Committee, 1987;

    p. 287: "The long abandoned graveyard [Little Bethel Church] has several unmarked burials in addition to the graves of James Lee Hembree...".

    p. 344: Humphrey Hembree is associated with the Brakebill Methodist Episcopal Church in the Spring Hill Community during the 1850's.

    p. 511: A.J. Hembree is identified as a member of the Sumach Masonic Lodge, in 1942.

    p. 640: "...Louise [Latch] m. a Hembree." (middle-nineteenth-century)

    _____

    Abstracted from "Marriage Records of McMinn County, Tennessee 1820-1870", Researched, Compiled and Edited by Reba Bayless Boyer, 1964, p. 56:

    "Clonts, John to Caroline Emery 6 Mar 1850".

    Note: No other CLONTS listed...DAH

    end of commentary

    From:
    To:
    Subject: Mahalia Clonts
    Date: Thursday, August 30, 2001 10:57 AM

    Hi David,

    Barbara and I were in D. C. two weeks ago and spent an afternoon in the National Archives looking at 1906 "Cherokee" applications. Mahalia's application didn't give any indication that Jack, John Hembree was her brother. Letters in the file show she was requested to resubmit her application because they couldn't read the writing in the original application. She did, and of all things, I forgot to copy it.

    I could not find Abraham Hembree's application. It had the same file # as Margaret's and wasn't with her file.

    I did make a copy of Margaret's application. She did not list Jack Hembree as a half brother as Sarah Jane did. She did list Mary as a sibling (other family members did not) who died in 1904.

    Monroe Hembree's application did not show any relationship to Abraham or Mahalia Hembree. He failed to show up for an appointment with an agent in Blue Ridge, Ga.

    Do yo want Margaret's application?

    Till next time, John R. and Barbara

    end of message

    Died:
    ,of dropsy...Definition for dropsy:

    Web definitions: edema: swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities.

    Children:
    1. 55. Letta Ann "Lettie" Clonts was born 15 Jun 1851, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia; died Aft 1926, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee; was buried Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.
    2. Margaret Clementine "Clementine" Clonts was born 17 Nov 1852, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia; died 6 Apr 1920, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia; was buried Pleasant Hope Cemetery, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia.
    3. John William Clonts, Jr. was born 25 Sep 1854, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia; died 0___ 1925, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellijah, Gilmer County, Georgia.
    4. James Michael Asbury "Mike" Clonts was born 18 Jun 1857, Gilmer County, Georgia; died 17 Sep 1939, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Gilmer County, Georgia.
    5. Sarah Jane "Jane" Clonts was born 17 Nov 1859, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.
    6. Samuel A(sbury) Clonts was born 25 Mar 1864, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.
    7. Mary Elizabeth Clonts was born 0Feb 1868, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia.


Generation: 8

  1. 194.  John (William) Knowles, Jr. was born 0___ 1784, Commonwealth of Virginia (son of John William Knowles and Hanna "Molly" Preston); died 0___ 1864, White County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer

    John married Mahalia Hardin (C. 1809), (White County, Tennessee). Mahalia was born 0___ 1784, North Carolina; died 0___ 1875, White County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  2. 195.  Mahalia Hardin was born 0___ 1784, North Carolina; died 0___ 1875, White County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    She was living in the home of her son, John K. Knowles, in 1870. John K. was
    also executor of his father's will...Sharon Swindell.

    Children:
    1. James Knowles was born 22 Feb 1810, White County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1862, White County, Tennessee; was buried White County, Tennessee.
    2. John K. "Baldy John" Knowles was born 4 May 1816, White County, Tennessee; died 24 Apr 1899, White County, Tennessee; was buried Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    3. Mary S. Knowles was born 0Jul 1811, White County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1900, White County, Tennessee; was buried Mount Pisgah Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    4. Mahalia Knowles was born 28 Sep 1818, White County, Tennessee; died 14 Aug 1914, White County, Tennessee; was buried Shady Grove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    5. 97. Elizabeth Knowles was born 7 Nov 1813, White County, Tennessee; died 1 Mar 1863, White County, Tennessee; was buried Hutson Cemetery #3, Walling, White County, Tennessee.
    6. William M. Knowles was born 1825, White County, Tennessee; died 1880'S, White County, Tennessee.

  3. 196.  Johnson Parrish was born 0___ 1776, North Carolina; died Bef 1854, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer
    • Also Known As: Johnson Parish
    • Probate: 0Dec 1849, DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    1840 DeKalb Census: 11002001-001
    Father may have been Booker...DAH
    Calvin Parrish and Benjamin Curtis were appointed his executors...DAH

    http://www.tngenweb.org/dekalb/settlements/settlement-2-1.htm

    pg 52-55. 10 Feb 1855. Receipts for the distributive shares of the proceeds of the sale of the lands and slaves from the estate of Johnson Parish, dec'd, to wit:

    George W. Parish $274.78
    Calvin Parish 274.78
    James H. Parish 274.78
    Crawford Rankhorn & wife Syntha 274.78
    Lovel Tippet & wife Malinda 198.07
    Lovel Tippet & wife Balinda 76.71

    (Tippet also spelled Teppit in distribution.)

    Probate:
    - Appointed wife's administrator...

    Johnson married Amy LNU (Tennessee). Amy was born (DeKalb County, Tennessee); died Bef 1849, (DeKalb County, Tennessee). [Group Sheet]


  4. 197.  Amy LNU was born (DeKalb County, Tennessee); died Bef 1849, (DeKalb County, Tennessee).

    Notes:

    Does not appear in 1840 DeKalb Census.

    Children:
    1. Cynthia Parrish was born 1798, North Carolina.
    2. 98. George Washington Parrish was born 28 Mar 1806, North Carolina; died 0___ 1856, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Malinda Parish was born 1812, North Carolina.
    4. Calvin Parish was born 1813, North Carolina.
    5. James H. Parish was born 1815, North Carolina.
    6. Lillie Parrish was born 1817, Tennessee.
    7. Mary Parrish

  5. 198.  Tilman Potter was born 0___ 1792, Spartanburg County, South Carolina (son of Ephraim Potter and Sarah Corey); died 9 May 1841, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Tilman Potter Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Probate: 7 May 1845, DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    "There is little doubt that Tillman Potter was a son of Ephraim Potter of Mayo, Spartanburg, South Carolina, never-the-less, direct proof of this point is lacking.", Edith Whitley. His will was proven May 7, 1841, in DeKalb Co.

    1840 DeKalb Census: 12020001-1141001

    Tilman married Elizabeth Cantrell 0___ 1809, (DeKalb County, Tennessee). Elizabeth (daughter of Abraham Cantrell and Malissa Lucy "Etta" Watson) was born 0___ 1791, South Carolina; died 0___ 1836, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Tilman Potter Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  6. 199.  Elizabeth Cantrell was born 0___ 1791, South Carolina (daughter of Abraham Cantrell and Malissa Lucy "Etta" Watson); died 0___ 1836, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Tilman Potter Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. 99. Lucy Potter was born 28 Oct 1810, Warren County, Tennessee; died 6 Feb 1880, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Parrish Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Jane "Jennie" Potter was born 0___ 1813, (Warren County) Tennessee; died After 1880, (Warren County) Tennessee; was buried Caney Fork Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. 106. Watson Cantrell Potter was born 15 Feb 1815, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 20 Jul 1891, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Thomas "Tom" Potter was born 20 Nov 1816, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 8 Aug 1895, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. Abraham C(antrell) "Abe" Potter was born 0___ 1819, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 15 Apr 1890, Dibrell, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Seven Springs Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    6. Elizabeth "Betty" Potter was born 0___ 1820, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0___ 1888, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    7. Sarah "Sallie" Potter was born 0___ 1822, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died Aft 1894, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Abel Cantrell Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. David Potter was born 0___ 1825, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 22 Oct 1858, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. Annie Potter was born 0___ 1827, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died After 1876, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    10. Mary "Molly" Potter was born 28 Jan 1828, Warren County, Tennessee; died 22 May 1908, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    11. William H. "Bill Shuck" Potter was born 0___ 1829, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 25 May 1889, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    12. John Bluford Potter was born 0___ 1834, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Feb 1859, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  7. 204.  Charles Crain was born 11 Jan 1783; died 0___ 1880, (Warren County) Tennessee; was buried Concord Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Charlie Crain

    Notes:

    Not enumerated in 1850 White County Census...DAH
    May be Newell & Margaret;"Our People At Rest", p. 54...DAH

    Charles married Margaret Bosson (Tennessee). Margaret was born 1 Oct 1783, Massachusetts; died 11 Jan 1880, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Concord Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  8. 205.  Margaret Bosson was born 1 Oct 1783, Massachusetts; died 11 Jan 1880, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Concord Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Mary Ann Crain was born 0___ 1824, (White County) Tennessee.
    2. 102. William Crain was born 0Jan 1825, (White County) Tennessee; was buried Siloam Springs,Benton Co.,AR.

  9. 206.  Samuel Alexander "Alex" Moore, Jr. was born 4 Oct 1800, White County, Tennessee (son of Samuel Alexander Moore, Sr. and Nancy Mourning Denton); died 10 Oct 1857, White County, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer
    • Also Known As: Alixanda Moore
    • Birth: 1 Dec 1800
    • Death: 16 Oct 1857, White County, Tennessee

    Samuel married Mary "Polly" Templeton (White County) Tennessee. Mary (daughter of John Templeton, Jr. and Nancy Hawkins) was born 0Oct 1807, North Carolina; died 11 Aug 1890, White County, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  10. 207.  Mary "Polly" TempletonMary "Polly" Templeton was born 0Oct 1807, North Carolina (daughter of John Templeton, Jr. and Nancy Hawkins); died 11 Aug 1890, White County, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. Manerva H(awkins) Moore was born 7 Feb 1830, White County, Tennessee; died 10 Jun 1888, Oscar, Ballard County, Kentucky; was buried Arlington, Carlisle County, Kentucky.
    2. 103. Permelia Artie Moore was born 24 Mar 1833, White County, Tennessee; died 1 Feb 1920, Walling, White County, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    3. William Madison Moore was born 25 Mar 1835, Sparta, White County, Tennessee; died 18 Feb 1922, (McLennan County, Texas).
    4. Ransom Parker Moore was born 28 Nov 1837, White County, Tennessee; died 31 Dec 1862, Murphreesboro, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    5. John Templeton Moore was born 2 Jan 1841, White County, Tennessee; died 18 Jun 1916, White County, Tennessee; was buried Moore Cove Cemetery, White County, Tennessee.
    6. Miranda Jane "Jennie" Moore was born 2 Apr 1843, White County, Tennessee; died 4 Dec 1925, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Eureka Church of Christ Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.

  11. 208.  Burgess Harrelson "Harrel" Byars was born 0___ 1779, Buncombe County, North Carolina (son of Nathan Byars and Drucilla Harrelson); died 13 Feb 1874, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: farmer
    • Also Known As: Harold Byars

    Notes:

    Birth: 1779
    Buncombe County
    North Carolina, USA
    Death: 1874
    Warren County
    Tennessee, USA

    Burgess Harrelson Byars was son of Nathan Byars and Drucilla Harrelson, daughter of Burgess Harrelson and Elizabeth G.

    Family links:
    Parents:
    Nathan Byars (1749 - 1846)

    Spouse:
    Jane Gill Byars (1785 - 1867)

    Children:
    Joseph Gill Byars (1805 - 1873)*
    John L. Byars (1807 - 1857)*
    Nathan Byars (1808 - 1894)*

    Sibling:
    John Byars (1777 - 1852)*
    Burgess Harrelson Byars (1779 - 1874)

    *Calculated relationship

    Inscription:
    Harold Byars Sr. was born in Buncombe County North Carolina. Moved to Warren County, 15 th District in 1807 lived there till his death.

    Burial:
    Byars Cemetery
    Warren County
    Tennessee, USA

    Maintained by: KEFleming
    Originally Created by: Donna McBride
    Record added: Apr 08, 2007
    Find A Grave Memorial# 18821471

    end of file

    Harold Byars Sr. was born in Buncombe County North Carolina. Moved to Warren County, 15 th District, in 1807, and lived there till his death.

    end of comment

    'Harold Byers' listed in "Warren Co., Tennessee 1812 Tax List"

    end of comment

    Burgess Harrelson "Harrel" Byars (1779-1874), my 4th great grandfather (Dianne Armstrong)

    Harrel is the only listed Byars slave holder in 1860.

    1860 slave schedules:

    4 slaves: F52, M30, M26, F23

    The 52 yr. old I believe was Jude Byars and the 23 yr. old Nancy Byars her daughter.

    They last appear in 1880, Jude 72 and Nancy 39 in the home of Harrel's daughter Mary Byars Fuston.

    I have been able to trace them forward after 1880 or to identify the other 2.

    end of comment

    Died:
    intestate...

    Burgess married Jane "Jennie" Gill (~ 1804), (Rowan County, North Carolina). Jane (daughter of Joseph Gill, Jr. and Sarah LNU) was born 0___ 1785, Rowan County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1867, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  12. 209.  Jane "Jennie" Gill was born 0___ 1785, Rowan County, North Carolina (daughter of Joseph Gill, Jr. and Sarah LNU); died 0___ 1867, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Rutherford County (NC) Wills: 1783-1868;

    Interesting passage on the GILL family. Cannot absolutely connect this family to Jenny, however the probability exists...DAH.

    "Page 31. No date given. Proved, Oct. term 1794.

    I, John Goode, in consideration of love and good will I do have for my cousin Peter Gill, I have given and granted one negro boy named Jack. I give and grant my cousin Sally Gill one negro woman named Jude. I give to my cousin Joseph Gill, Junr., the following negroes Jo, Judy & Bob, the first living child that Judy brings to be given to William Gill.

    I give to Henry Gill one negro named George.

    I give to cousin John L. Gill one negro named Tom.

    I also give to Peter: Sally, Jimmy, Henry, William, and John Lumpkins Gill one negro named Sam to be be equally divided amongst them as they come of age or marry.

    Wit: Wm. Hawkins, Junr., Wm. Hawkins, Senr.

    Signed: John Goode."

    Notes:

    Residence (Family):
    in District 15...

    Children:
    1. Joseph Gill Byars was born 28 Feb 1805, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 1 May 1873, Concord, Adams County, Illinois; was buried Orton Cemetery, Timewell, Brown County, Illinois.
    2. John Logan Byars was born 5 Nov 1805, Buncombe County, North Carolina; died 7 Jun 1854, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried 8 Jun 1854, Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    3. Nathan Byars was born 27 Dec 1808, Warren County, Tennessee; died 12 Jan 1894, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Byars Cemetery, Warren County, Tennessee.
    4. Drucilla Byars was born 15 Sep 1811, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 7 Oct 1853, Clayton, Adams County, Illinois; was buried Orton Cemetery, Timewell, Brown County, Illinois.
    5. Martha Byars was born 22 Mar 1813, Warren County, Tennessee; died 15 Aug 1877; was buried Athens City Cemetery, Athens, Limestone County, Alabama.
    6. FNU Byars was born ~ 1820, Warren County, Tennessee.
    7. Jane Byars was born 0___ 1822, Warren County, Tennessee.
    8. 104. Harrel Byars was born 0___ 1825, Warren County, Tennessee; died BY 18 Sep 1846, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. Elizabeth Byars was born 1820-1825, Warren County, Tennessee.
    10. Mary M. Byars was born 31 Mar 1828, Warren County, Tennessee; died 31 Aug 1897, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Webb Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Warren County, Tennessee.
    11. FNU Byars was born 1830-1835, Warren County, Tennessee.

  13. 210.  Perry Green "Old Grandsir" MagnessPerry Green "Old Grandsir" Magness was born 23 May 1796, Rutherford County, North Carolina (son of George Magness and Mary "Polly" Durham); died 1 Mar 1884, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Martin Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: Merchant ($3000 | 1500 acres)
    • Residence: 0___ 1817, Orange County, Indiana
    • Residence: 0___ 1870, (DeKalb County) Tennessee
    • Residence: 0___ 1880, DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    Perry Green Magness married Mary Cantrell early in 1815; in 1816 he got the news of the death of William Magness. Perry Green apparently never went to North Carolina himself to see about his uncle William’s estate, but he made at least three different powers of attorney regarding it. The first two are recorded in Lincoln County, NC, Deed book 28, pages 37 and 686. He made one on 4 September 1816 in Warren County, Tennessee, giving power of attorney to Francis Alexander. The following year Perry Green had moved to Orange County, Indiana, where he lived for a year or more before moving back to Warren County, Tennessee.

    On May 24, 1817, (he had his 21st birthday on May 23) in Orange County, Indiana, Perrygreen Magness "son of George Magness Dec’d" gave power of attorney to Berryman Hicks of Rutherford County, North Carolina. (Berryman Hicks was married to Elizabeth Durham, sister of Perry Green’s mother.) A third power of attorney was recorded in Rutherford County, NC Deed Book 34, page 135, and is even more specific as to his relation to George Magness. It was made 4 December 1817 in Orange County, Indiana, by Perrygreen Magness, "son and lawful heir of George Magness, decd.," and gives authority to Berryman Hicks.

    Berryman Hicks had difficulty establishing Perry green as George’s legal heir. Perry Green never claimed to be George’s only child; he did claim to be his only legal heir. The Execution Docket of the Superior Court of Law and Equity in Lincoln County, North Carolina, shows that in October 1818 the heirs of William Magness petitioned for a division of the real estate. No division was made, however, and in October 1824 the case of Heirs of Wm. Magness vs. Perrigrene magness was brought to a jury, which found “that the said Perregrine Magness is the son and only heir at law of George Magness dec’d, a brother to Wm. Magness dec’d.” The real estate was ordered to be devided into seven parts, of which Perry Green Magness would receive one.

    Actually the seventh part went to Berryman Hicks, who had agreed to pay Perry Green Magness $1500 for Perry Green’s share of the estate if Berryman Hicks succeeded in establishing Perry Green’s claim. Difficulties must have arisen over that after Berryman Hicks died about 1842. In the North Carolina Archives, the Cleveland County Miscellaneous Files contain the suit of Hazael Hicks, admr. of Berryman Hicks, vs. John Roberts, admr. of William Magness. Within this suit is a deposition of Perry G. Magness, aged about 48 years, at Smithville, DeKalb Co., Tennessee 27 May 1844, stating that “I did transfer my interest in the estate of my uncle Wm. Magness deceased to the said Berryman Hicks about the year 1817 or 1818. We came to a settlement about the year 1825.” A second deposition was made by Perry G. Magness, aged about 51 years at Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee, on 17 July 1847, stating “I did sell and transfer my interest in said estate to Berryman Hicks for fifteen hundred dollars, provided he established my heirship in said estate.”

    With the $1500 , which was a considerable sum at the time, Perry Green Magness bought land and made investments and became a merchant. his sons and grandsons became merchants and bankers, and many of them prospered greatly. Whether Perry Green’s sister was given any of the money is not known; it is known that she was provided for in her old age by her brother Perry Green. Their mother Polly Durham magness, married in Warren County, Tennessee, about 1827 Benjamin Cantrell She died a few years later, between 1830 and 1840. The two children of George Magness and Polly Durham both lived in Warren and DeKalb Counties, Tennessee.

    Biography

    Perry G. Magness, son of George Magness and Polly Durham, was born in May 1796 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. He passed away in March 1884 in Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee and is buried in Martin Cemetery, DeKalb County.[1]

    Perry married Mary Cantrell in early 1815 in Warren County, Tennessee.[2]

    Perry and wife, Mary, traveled to Indiana briefly with her parents about 1816. Daughter Harriet was born there in 1817. By 1819 they had returned to Warren County, Tennessee.

    Census

    Census: 1830 Federal
    Date: 1 Jun 1830
    Place: Warren County, Tennessee[3]
    In Warren County with children Perry G., Bethel, William, Mary J., Elizabeth, Constant, Harriett, and Sarah.
    Census: 1840 Federal
    Date: 1 Jun 1840
    Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[4]
    The family did not relocate. DeKalb County was formed from parts of Cannon, Warren and White Counties in 1838. Perry and Mary with children Richard M., Leroy J., Perry, Bethel, William, Charlotte, Martha, Mary J., and Elizabeth.
    Census: 1850 Federal
    Date: 1 Jun 1850
    Place: Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee[5]
    Perry and wife Mary living in Smithville. Perry is a merchant with real estate valued at $1,680. In the household are the three youngest children Leroy J., Charlotte B. and Richard M. Magness, and Mary J. (Magness) Youngblood, another daughter separated from her husband, with her children Martha and Josephine. A young clerk is living with them as well, John Donald.
    Census: 1860 Federal
    Date: 1 Jun 1860
    Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[6]
    Perry and Mary still in Smithville. In the household are daughter, Mary J. Youngblood, and granddaughter, Josephine Youngblood. Perry's business has been quite successful. His real estate holdings are now valued at $5,000 and personal property at $14.180.
    Census: 1870 Federal
    Date: 1 Jun 1870
    Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[7]
    Widower Perry living alone on property between sons Perry G., Jr. and Leroy Magness.
    Census: 1880 Federal
    Date: 1 Jun 1880
    Place: DeKalb County, Tennessee[8]
    Perry is living in household of his son, Leroy, and wife, Malissa.
    Sources

    ? Find A Grave Memorial #51006321
    ? Source: #SCantrill [quoted from list of children of Richard Cantrell and Constance Bethel] 106. iii. Mary, b. July 20, 1799; m. Perry G. Magness in 1815. p. 13
    ? Source: #S93 Warren, Tennessee; Page: 374; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 181; Family History Film: 0024539. Perry G Magness Males under 5 1 [Perry Jr] Males 5-9 2 [Bethel, William] Males 30-39 1 [Perry Sr] Females under 5 2 [Mary J., Elizabeth] Females 10-14 3 [Constant, Harriet, Sarah] Females 30-39 1 Mary]
    ? Source: #S112 De Kalb, Tennessee; Roll: 520; Page: 245; Image: 508; Family History Library Film: 0024543. Perry G. Magnus Males under 5 1 [Richard M. ] Males 5-9 1 [Leroy J.] Males 10-14 1 [Perry Jr] Males 15-19 2 Bethel, William] Males 40-49 1 [Perry Sr] Females under 5 1 [Charlotte] Females 5-9 1 [Martha] Females 10-14 2 Mary J., Elizabeth] Females 30-39 1 [Mary] Slaves: Males 10-23 1 Total persons 12
    ? Source: #S91 Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee; Roll: M432_876; Page: 72A; Image: 275. Household #1017 Magness, Perry G 53 M Merchant b SC RE $1680 Mary 50 F b TN Leroy J 18 M Farmer b TN Charlotte B 13 F b TN Richard M 11 M b TN Youngblood, Mary J 22 F b TN RE $500 Martha 4 F b TN Josephine 2 F b TN Donald, John 25 M Clerking b VA
    ? Source: #S80 District 5, De Kalb, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1247; Page: 116; Image: 237; Family History Library Film: 805247. Household #514 Magness, Perry G 64 M Farmer b SC RE $5000 PP $14,180 Mary 61 F b SC Youngblood, Mary J 32 F b TN Josephine 11 F b TN
    ? Source: #S92 District 5, DeKalb, Tennessee; Roll: M593_1524; Page: 152A; Image: 308; Family History Library Film: 553023. Household #19 Magness, Perry G Sr 74 M W Farmer RE $3000 PP $1500 b NC
    ? Source: #S1880 District 9, DeKalb, Tennessee; Roll: 1252; Family History Film: 1255252; Page: 217A; Enumeration District: 032. Household #284 Magness, Leroy J W M 44 Head Md Farmer b TN Malissa W F 43 Wife Md b TN Robert W M 19 Son S b TN Benjaman W M 16 Son S b TN Asey F W M 14 Son S b TN Annie W F 12 Dau S b TN Perry W M 9 Son S b TN Mary W F 7 Dau S b TN Mattie W F 4 Dau S b TN Perry G W M 84 Father Wd b TN Hickerson, Susan W F 21 Servant S b TN
    Source: SCantrill Christie, Susan Cantrill, The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy: A record of the descendants of Richard Cantrill. New York: The Grafton Press, Genealogical Publishers, 1908. Full text available online at Internet Archive
    Source: S93 Abbreviation: Federal Census 1830 Title: Federal Census 1830 Publication: Effective date 1 Jun 1830 Repository: #R11
    Source: S112 Abbreviation: Federal Census 1840 Title: Federal Census 1840 Publication: Effective date 1 Jun 1840 Repository: #R11
    Source: S91 Federal Census 1850 United States Bureau of the Census Publication: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records. Effective date 1 Jun 1850. Repository: #R11
    Source: S80 1860 United States Federal Census U.S. Bureau of the Census Publication: U. S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Repository #R11
    Source: S92 Federal Census 1870 Publication: Effective date 1 Jun 1870 Repository: #R11
    Source: S81 Abbreviation: Federal Census 1880 Title: Federal Census 1880 Publication: Effective date 1 Jun 1880. Repository: #R11
    Repository: R11 Name: Ancestry. com Operations, Inc. City: Provo State: UT URL: www.ancestry.com

    DeKalb County 1860 Census indicates SC as birth-state for PGM...

    Please note that the name, "George", is conspicously absent from Perry Green's line to this day.

    1840 DeKalb Census: 1112001-112001

    Residence:
    enumerated in the household of his son, Leroy...

    Buried:
    Tombstone inscription reads, "His toils are over, his work is done, and he is fully Blest, He fought the fight to Victory, won and entered into Rest."

    Perry married Mary "Polly" Cantrell 0___ 1815, Warren County, Tennessee. Mary (daughter of Richard Cantrell and Constance "Polly" Bethel) was born 20 Jul 1799, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 3 Jan 1863, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Martin Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  14. 211.  Mary "Polly" Cantrell was born 20 Jul 1799, Spartanburg County, South Carolina (daughter of Richard Cantrell and Constance "Polly" Bethel); died 3 Jan 1863, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Martin Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Notes:

    Tombstone Inscription, "Rest Mother you have ceased from your labors and entered into your Rest She embraced religion early in Life and died triumphant."

    Children:
    1. Constance Maud "Connie" Magness was born 15 May 1815, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 18 Aug 1904, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. 107. Harriet Magness was born 2 Jun 1817, Indiana; died 10 Jul 1866, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Magness was born 12 Sep 1819, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 15 Jan 1890, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Bethel C(antrell) Magness was born 14 Aug 1821, (DeKalb County, Tennessee); died 25 Aug 1846, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Martin Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    5. William Hall "Bill" Magness was born 15 Feb 1824, (DeKalb County) Tennessee; died 2 Sep 1891, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee; was buried Riverside Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee.
    6. Perry Green Magness, Jr. was born 26 Jan 1826, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 25 Sep 1876, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    7. Mary Jane Magness was born 20 Feb 1828, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 12 Feb 1908, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Potter Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    8. 105. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magness was born 11 Jan 1830, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 24 Sep 1891, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    9. Martha Magness was born 15 Dec 1831, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 1 Mar 1897, Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee; was buried Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee.
    10. Leroy Jackson "Cain" Magness was born 4 Jun 1834, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 11 May 1906, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Aaron Cantrell Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    11. Charlotte B(laine) Magness was born 19 Nov 1836, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 20 Jul 1907, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Edward Robinson Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    12. Richard Marion "Dick" Magness was born 15 Jan 1839, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 0May 1884, Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee.

  15. 216.  Isaac Cantrell, Sr. was born 24 May 1782, Buck Creek, Spartanburg County, South Carolina (son of John "Miller John" Cantrell and Elizabeth Cantrell); died 18 Jun 1840, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: "2-Seed" Primitive Baptist

    Notes:

    Isaac was of the "Two-Seed-In-Spirit" Baptists...

    Reported in 1920...

    BAPTISTS, Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit, had their origin in the preaching and ultra-Calvinistic doctrines of Daniel Parker, a Baptist elder and preacher of Tennessee. Parker, who was ordained in 1806 in Tennessee became one of the strongest opponents of the organized work of the Church. In 1817 he moved to Illinois, where he continued his opposition to the work and organization of the regular Church for 19 years. Later he went to Texas. In various pamphlets (1826-29) Parker made public some very peculiar theories he held concerning the introduction and perpetuation of evil in the human race. According to these beliefs, God, when He created Adam and Eve, infused into them particles of Himself, thus making them altogether good; the devil corrupted them by infusing into them particles of himelf. Eve, by predestination, brought forth a certain number of good and a certain number of bad offsprings; and all her daughters after her were predestined to do likewise. The atonement, according to Parker, applies only to those born of the good seed, those born of the bad being absolutely lost. This Baptist sect is uncompromisingly opposed to "all human institutions." They are found in 21 States and have nearly 500 churches and nearly 13,000 members.

    Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists. More information on this ancient Baptist sub-set found on Wikipedia...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit_Predestinarian_Baptists

    end of comment

    Birth: May 24, 1782
    Spartanburg County
    South Carolina, USA
    Death: Jun. 13, 1840
    Warren County
    Tennessee, USA


    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Nancy Adcock Cantrell (1790 - 1872)

    Children:
    Peter Green Cantrell (1806 - 1868)*
    John A Cantrell (1808 - 1895)*
    Lenard Cantrell (1811 - 1895)*
    Isaac Cantrell (1821 - 1876)*
    Robert Cantrell (1823 - 1903)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Burial:
    Old Bildad Cemetery
    Keltonburg
    DeKalb County
    Tennessee, USA

    Created by: Linda Jonas
    Record added: Mar 07, 2009
    Find A Grave Memorial# 34562544

    Religion:
    Primitive Baptists, are also known as Hard Shell Baptists, Anti-Mission Baptists, or Old School Baptists. The adjective "Primitive" in the name has the sense of "original".

    Reported in 1920...

    BAPTISTS, Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit, had their origin in the preaching and ultra-Calvinistic doctrines of Daniel Parker, a Baptist elder and preacher of Tennessee. Parker, who was ordained in 1806 in Tennessee became one of the strongest opponents of the organized work of the Church. In 1817 he moved to Illinois, where he continued his opposition to the work and organization of the regular Church for 19 years. Later he went to Texas. In various pamphlets (1826-29) Parker made public some very peculiar theories he held concerning the introduction and perpetuation of evil in the human race. According to these beliefs, God, when He created Adam and Eve, infused into them particles of Himself, thus making them altogether good; the devil corrupted them by infusing into them particles of himelf. Eve, by predestination, brought forth a certain number of good and a certain number of bad offsprings; and all her daughters after her were predestined to do likewise. The atonement, according to Parker, applies only to those born of the good seed, those born of the bad being absolutely lost. This Baptist sect is uncompromisingly opposed to "all human institutions." They are found in 21 States and have nearly 500 churches and nearly 13,000 members.

    Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit Predestinarian Baptists. More information on this ancient Baptist sub-set found on Wikipedia...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit_Predestinarian_Baptists [2]

    Isaac married Nancy Cantrell 0___ 1803, (Tennessee). Nancy (daughter of Thomas Cantrell and Elizabeth A(nne) Norris) was born 0___ 1790, Rockingham County, North Carolina; died 0Feb 1872, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  16. 217.  Nancy Cantrell was born 0___ 1790, Rockingham County, North Carolina (daughter of Thomas Cantrell and Elizabeth A(nne) Norris); died 0Feb 1872, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    Children:
    1. William Henry Cantrell was born 2 Jan 1805, Spartanburg, South Carolina; died 27 Feb 1867, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. 108. Peter Green Cantrell was born 7 Jul 1806, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 15 Jan 1868, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    3. John A. "Pompey John" Cantrell was born 12 Feb 1808, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 26 Sep 1895, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Jefferson Lemuel Cantrell was born 25 Jun 1809, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 0Jun 1873, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  17. 218.  Benjamin Cantrell was born 0___ 1768, Rockingham County, North Carolina (son of Isaac Thornton Cantrell and Elizabeth Cantrell); died 0___ 1843, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Probate: 28 Mar 1848, DeKalb County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    --------

    He was a small boy when his parents moved to Spartanburg Co.,SC. At the time of the fighting in Ninety-Sixth District, during the Revolution, he was a lad of about twelve years of age; it is said that while he was ploughing in the fields, that by lying with his ear to the ground, he could distinctly hear the roar of the cannon. He appears in the census of 1790 as "Head of a Family" in Spartanburg County. About 1814, he moved with his family to Tennessee, near the present site of Smithville. A grant of land made to him at this time is recorded at Sparta, White County.

    ---------

    Benjamin married Charity Legat (Spartanburg, South Carolina). Charity (daughter of Elias Legate and Sarah LNU) was born 0___ 1764, Spartanburg, South Carolina; died 0___ 1835, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  18. 219.  Charity Legat was born 0___ 1764, Spartanburg, South Carolina (daughter of Elias Legate and Sarah LNU); died 0___ 1835, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Old Bildad Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Charity Leggett

    Notes:

    Charity was the daughter of Elias and Sarah Legat of the Old 96th Dist. South Carolina, and the first wife of Benjamin Cantrell (1768-1846).

    Birth:
    Charity was the daughter of Elias Legat of the Old 96th Dist. South Carolina, and the first wife of Benjamin Cantrell (1768-1846).

    Children:
    1. James Cantrell was born 0___ 1790, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died Bef 1860, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    2. Nancy Cantrell was born 1791, (Spartanburg County) South Carolina; died YOUNG.
    3. Benjamin Cantrell was born 0___ 1805, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died Abt 1848, DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    4. Sarah Nancy Cantrell was born 30 Oct 1793, (Spartanburg County) South Carolina; died 3 Oct 1859, Dade County, Missouri; was buried Buchanan Cemetery, Dade County, Missouri.
    5. Elizabeth Cantrell was born 5 Feb 1796, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 24 Nov 1864, Texas County, Missouri; was buried Cantrell Cemetery, Licking, Texas County, Missouri.
    6. Rayburn "Reuben" Cantrell was born 28 May 1800, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 10 Oct 1850, Everton, Dade Co., MO.
    7. Peter Cantrell was born 0___ 1802, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; died 0___ 1874, Dade County, Missouri; was buried Cantrell, Everton, Dade Co., MO.
    8. Tabitha Cantrell was born 0___ 1807, Warren County, Tennessee.
    9. Martha Cantrell was born (Spartanburg County, South Carolina).
    10. 109. Mary E. "Polly" Cantrell was born 6 May 1808, Sink Creek, DeKalb County, Tennessee; died 23 Jan 1888, DeKalb County, Tennessee; was buried Fuston Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb County, Tennessee.

  19. 220.  Christian Clontz was born (~ 1770), (North Carolina) (son of Jeremiah Clontz and Sarah Catherine Rhine); died 25 Aug 1841, Burke County, North Carolina; was buried 26 Aug 1841, Burke County, North Carolina.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Christian Claunce
    • Also Known As: Christian Clonts
    • Also Known As: Christian Cloonse
    • Also Known As: Christian Clouts
    • Also Known As: Christian Klontz
    • Also Known As: John Christian Glantz

    Notes:

    Excerpted from "Rowan Marriages:1753-1868", p. 226, "Klountz, Christian & Margaret Neal, 6 Aug 1791; George Klountz, bondsman; Charles Caldwell, D. C., wit."


    Editor's Note: Seems as this "Christian" is too old to be issue of George, probably his brother...DAH.

    From:
    To:
    Subject: New GG Grandfather?
    Date: Tuesday, July 27, 1999 3:50 PM

    Hi Cousin David.

    I've found a new cousin whose gg grandfather is John W Clonts, son of "Johnnie." She states her grandfather, John H. Simmons, told her that John William is a Jr and that his father was John William Clonts Sr. This supports the D.C. Clontz statement found in "The Annals of Upper Georgia Centered in Gilmer County" by George G. Ward" p. 221 that John W."s father was also named John W. I sent a copy to you several years ago.

    She also says that Sarah Jane's (sister of John W.) 1906 Cherokee application lists Christian Clonts and Peggy as her grandparents. If so, Christian and not George is our gg grandparent. I'll try to get a copy. She is asking if I think Christian is our gg grandfather and the brother of George. What do you think? Hate to lose George because we have some solid information on him thru his service and pension records. I thought these Cherokee applications would give some important information, but John W. and J. M. A, only spoke about Mahala's parents.

    This cousin is Janice ? and lives in Powder Springs, Georgia, just northwest of Atlanta, email is TennisClay. Calling her this weekend.

    Haven't talked with you in some time. Hope all is well.

    The best, John R. Clonts in California

    From:
    To:
    Cc:
    Subject: Christian Clonts
    Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2001 12:00 AM

    Hi David,
    This is what I have on Christian:

    1. Christian Clonts b. abt 1770 Hennesse

    2. Christian Klontz and Margaret Neal, 6 Aug 1791; George Klontz, bondsman, Charles Caldwell, D. C. wit" " Excerpted from Rowan Marriages: 1753-1868", p. 226 Hennessee

    3. Christian died Aug 24, 1841, Burke Co N.C. buried Aug 26,
    Prestwood Diary Hennessee

    4. Christian Cloonse, 1810 Burke CO. N.C. Census, family #316
    3 males under 10, 2 males 10-16, 0 males 16-20 1 male 26-45 1 female under 10, 2 females 10-16, 1 female 26-45

    5 boys and 3 girls in 19 years, possible.
    [George Cloonse, Burke Co. family #316]

    5. Christian Claunce, 1820 Burke CO. N.C. Census
    Ages hard to read

    6. Christian Clouts, 1840 Burke CO. N.C. Census
    1 male 60-70, 1 female 30-40, 1 female 60-70

    7. Christian and Peggy Clonts was the father of John Clonts b. 1803 of Gilmer Co. GA, according to Sarah Jane Clonts daughter of John Clonts.

    John R. Clonts CA

    From:
    To:
    Subject: Christian Clonts
    Date: Monday, July 29, 2002 1:22 PM

    HI David,

    Barbara and I returned home the 19th from my one and only high school reunion,1947, in Tennessee. Afterward we toured several counties in NC. Probably the best find was in Cabarrus County library where the batism records of Organ Lutheran Church were found.

    "Baptism Records of Organ Lutheran Church" Rowan Co. NC. Transcribed by Adelaide and Eugene Lore Concord, NC 1941

    Date CHILD PARENT SPONSOR

    b. April 4, 1794 bapt .Aug. 10, Adilen Helen John Christian Glanz Jacob Lingel & Wife


    b. Sept. 5, 1796 bapt. Oct. 3 Jacob Christ. Glanz Peter Glanz Phil Weil


    b. Feb. 6,1801 bapt.Mar. 22 Samuel Christ. Glanz John Klotz & Wife
    .


    b. Feb. 16, 1804 bapt. April, 1 John Christ. Glanz Leonh. Klotz & Wife


    Probably three brothers are in the Gilmer County census. Jacob is living with Samuel's family in the 60s, as I recall. Sending other stuff by mail.

    John R. Clonts in CA

    Christian married Margaret "Peggy" Neal 6 Aug 1791, Rowan County, North Carolina. Margaret was born (CIRCA 1770), (North Carolina). [Group Sheet]


  20. 221.  Margaret "Peggy" Neal was born (CIRCA 1770), (North Carolina).

    Notes:

    No leads in FamilySearch.org...DAH

    Children:
    1. Adilen(e) Helen Glanz was born 4 Apr 1794, Rowan County, North Carolina.
    2. Jacob Glanz was born 5 Sep 1796, Rowan County, North Carolina.
    3. Michael Clontz was born 0___ 1797, North Carolina; died 5 Nov 1851, Caldwell County, North Carolina.
    4. 110. John William "Johnnie" Clonts, Sr. was born 16 Feb 1804, Burke County, North Carolina; died 19 Jul 1879, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried Old Cartecay United Methodist Cemetery, Gilmer County, Georgia.

  21. 222.  James Madison "Mat or Nat" Hembree was born 0___ 1809, Burke County, North Carolina (son of Joseph Hembree and Matilda Hembree, of Cherokee blood); died 30 Apr 1882, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried (Little Bethel Cemetery, Murray County, Georgia).

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: James M. Hembree

    Notes:

    Family Sheet: James M. Hembree (1809-1882)

    James Madison ("Mat" or "Nat") Hembree

    James M. Hembree b. 1809 SC d. 30 Apr 1882 Gilmer Co, GA

    m(1) 1826/7 Nancy Floyd, dau of Thomas & Sallie Floyd (she d. 27 Nov 1840 Hamilton Co, TN)
    m(2) 1842 Sarah Jane Buchanan (she d.bef 1860 Murray Co, GA)
    m(3) 1864 Martha Payne (Pain), dau of Asa Payne (she d. 15 Apr 1882 Gilmer Co, GA)

    Pvt. Co. C 11th Regmt GA Vol Infty CSA enlisted 3 July 1861 disability disch. 18 Nov 1861. He was the son of Matilda Hembree (dau. of Abraham) and Joseph Hembree (b.1779).

    children by Nancy Floyd

    1) Ephraim Hembree b.& d. 1827 Rutherford Co, NC
    2) Mahala Caroline Hembree b. 3 Nov 1829 Rutherford Co, NC d.aft 1908 GA m. John Clonts on 6 May 1850; he d. 19 Jul 1879 Gilmer Co, GA
    3) Sara Ann Hembree b. 1831 Rutherford Co, NC d.c. 1901 MO (or GA)

    m(1) ----
    m(2) Pleasant Scott (b.1826 SC)

    children by Sarah Jane Buchanan

    *) Francis M. Hembree b. 1841 d. 10 July 1862 Lynchburg, VA -- see 1860 census Pvt. Co. C 11th Regmt GA Vol Infty CSA d. pneumonia in hospital

    4) Andrew Jackson Hembree b. 23 Apr 1843 TN d.c. 1900 TX m. Louisa Latch (had son Joseph Emory who m. Talitha “Dixie” Jones 16 Jan 1887 Gilmer Co, GA, of Cherokee blood) Pvt. Co. C 11th Regmt GA Vol Infty CSA enlisted 3 July 1861 captd at Gettysburg 5 Jul 1863
    5) Harriet Israel Hembree b. 5 Aug 1865 GA d.aft 1907 GA (in 1880 household)
    6) Isaac Hembree b.c. 1870 d.aft. 1907 TN (not in 1880 household)

    children by Martha Payne (Pain)

    7) Mary Hembree b. 11 May 1876 Gilmer Co, GA m. William Scott Houser
    8) Martha E. Hembree b. 1878 Gilmer Co, GA m. David Dale 17 Jan 1895 Gilmer Co, GA


    9) John William Jasper Hembree b. 11 May 1881 Gilmer Co, GA res Ark in 1907


    Notes for James M. Hembree

    His census ages present a huge difficulty:
    in 1880 he says he’s 88 (b.1792 SC) (Murray Co, GA)
    in 1870 he says he’s 77 (b. 1793 SC) (Murray Co, GA)
    in 1860 he says he’s 64 (b. 1796 SC) (Murray Co, GA)
    in 1850 he says he’s 50 (b. 1800 SC) (Hamilton Co, TN)
    in 1840 -- no record found
    in 1830 he says he’s 20-29 (b. 1801-1810) (Rutherford Co, NC)
    in 1820 he’s in the household of Abraham Hembree
    (Spartanburg, SC) a list of males besides Abraham:
    male b.1794-1802
    male b.1805-1810
    male b.1805-1810
    male b.1805-1810
    male b.1810-1820 grandson
    male b.1810-1820 grandson
    male b.1810-1820 grandson
    this list includes 3-4 grandsons and perhaps a son-in-law

    in 1810 the household of Abraham Hembree (Spartanburg, SC)
    presents this list of males besides Abraham:
    male b.1783-1794
    male b.1800-1810
    male b.1800-1810
    male b.1800-1810

    in 1800 the household of Abraham Hembree (Spartanburg, SC)
    presents this list of males besides Abraham:
    male b.1790-1799
    male b.1790-1799

    in 1790 the household of Abraham Hembree (Spartanburg, SC) has no males besides Abraham


    Since Abraham’s wife died before 1810, the 1810 census provides a final snapshot of his sons. We can take these sons: Ephraim (1796), Joel (1802), Reuben (1804) and Isaac(1806) and plug them into 1810. That means the son James would be the older of the sons b.1790-1794.

    But we have James Lee Hembree and James M. Hembree both claiming to be hat son. Assume that one of these is a grandson instead of a son. Following James Lee Hembree backwards from 1850 to 1840 to 1830 we see that his age in all three point to a birth period of 1788-1790. James Lee fits better as the older son. If we assume James M. is a grandson b.1809 the 1810 and 1820 census data make sense.

    How do we know Matilda is his mother? In the 1830 census Matilda Hembree, James M. Hembree, Isaac Hembree, Ephraim Hembree and Abraham Hembree are all listed as household heads in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Children of James M. said they were born in Rutherford County on their 1909 Cherokee applications. Matilda has a son b.1810-1815 in her household so it would not be difficult to imagine that James b.1800-1809 in the census could be her son
    as well. The Goucher Baptist Church records show that both James and Matilda were given letters of membership when they left to go to North Carolina. (James left as a member in good standing. Matilda left with a charge of being pregnant outside of wedlock.) The 1830 census shows a daughter was born c.1825. The selection of Matilda as the likely mother of James M. is based on this circumstantial evidence, while also eliminating almost every other scenario.

    Who is his father? Since he was admitted into church membership, it is doubtful that he was an illegitimate child. A descendant of this family believes that Matilda married a Joseph Hembree. There is a Joseph Hembree that fits the bill perfectly: right age (b.1779) and right location (Spartanburg, Rutherford County). Until another theory is presented, this one fits quite well.


    Who is buried in James Lee Hembree’s tomb?

    The Murray County Heritage by the Murray County Historical Society (Roswell : 1987) says “the James Lee Hembree grave is on the old church grounds near Hassler’s Chapel. . . . Emory Creek feeds Hassler’s Creek near Gilmer County.” (p.284, 287) But even the historical society has the two confused since I found James Lee with his son William in Union County, Illinois in 1870 and he would be much too old (age 80 in the census) to make a move. He apparently died there by 1871, because the son he was living with (William) moved to Missouri in 1871, having a child there. His other family members in Union County also moved to Missouri around that time. So James Lee Hembree probably died in Union County, Illinois. Unless there is some evidence to the contrary, it appears that James M. Hembree, who died on 30 April 1882 in Gilmer County, is buried in James Lee Hembree’s grave.

    end of commentary

    "...that James M. Hembree is a grandson raised as a son, not a son, of Abraham..."...Larry Petrisky,p. ii

    end of commentary

    Children of James Madison ("Mat" or "Nat") Hembree

    James M. Hembree b. 1809 NC d. 30 Apr 1882 Gilmer Co, GA

    m(1) 1826/7 Nancy Floyd, dau of Thomas & Sallie Floyd (she d. 27 Nov 1840 Hamilton Co, TN)

    m(2) 1842 Sarah Jane Buchanan (she d.bef 1860 Murray Co, GA)

    m(3) 1864 Martha Payne (Pain), dau of Asa Payne (she d. 15 Apr 1882 Gilmer Co, GA)

    Larry Petrisky | larry_petrisky@hotmail.com

    end

    Additional Information for James Hembree

    Notes (1)

    Letter from Bobby Dean Hembree to Jeanette K.B.Daniels, 1990. See notes of Abraham and Winifred. !Cherokee By Blood, Records of Eastern Cherokee Ancestry in the U.S. Court of Claims, 1906-1910, Volume 2, Applications 1551-4100, Compiled by Jerry Wright Jordan, (Heritage Books, Inc., ), p 198. Misc Test. p. 1392. 4969-2661 -

    Mahala Clonts: " That I am 79 years of age. I claim my Indian descent through my father; my mother was white. My father's father claimed to be Indian. His name was Abraham Hembree. My father was born and raised in N.C., Burk Co. He left Burk Co. but I don't know when. I was born in Rutherford Co., N.C. I don't know where my grandfather was born and raised. I never lived with the Indians. I lived in Hamilton Co., Tenn. among the Indians when I was a little girl, and my granfather lived there too among the Indians. My father had something to do with the Indians - with their tribal matters. He was enrolled in 1851 and 1835. My grandfather was enrolled in 1835 but he was dead in 1851. My father was enrolled under the name of Hembree. My father enrolled all of his children in 1851 in Murray Co., Ga. or Hamilton Co. Tenn. They went by the name of Emery only when they signed their names and then it was Hembree. . . In 1851 I was married to a man named Clonts. . . . My brother Jack Hembree received land in Ind. Terr. . . . My father died in 1882. I was living in Gilmer Co., Ga. in the eighties. I came here and enrolled my children at that time. . . . Effie M. Chapman's (15037) great grandfather was Rueben Hembree, his mother was my aunt, she being a sister of my father. She claims her Indian descent through the same source as I do and thro no other source." Mahala Clonts, Ellijay, Ga., Jul 10, 1908. p 198. Misc. Test. p. 1410. #6078 - Minerva A. Key: " That I am 65 years of age and live in Gilmer Co., Ga.

    I claim my Indian descent through my father; my mother was a white woman. My father's mother claimed Indian. I claim through the same source as Mahala Clonts who has filed application 4969 with 2661. I go back to James Hembree for my Indian blood. The father of Mahala Clonts was the brother to my grandmother Nancy Hembree. I claim through no other source.

    My father was born and raised in Spartanburg, S.C. Don't know where my grandmother was born.

    My father never lived with the Indians as a member of the tribe. . . .Minerva A. Key, Elijay, Ga., Jul 10, 1908. Exception Case. Rejected. total number of exceptions filed in this group 18. Original recommendation renewed. !1860 Federal Census, Gilmer County, Georgia, Subdivision 33, 2 August, 1860, p 124, #995-872.

    James Hamby age 50 male born South Carolina
    Hannah 50 male North Carolina
    William G. 23 male farmer
    Georgia James J. M. 14 male
    Georgia Francis M. 10 male Georgia p 124 #994-871,

    William A. Crogs and family Jacob Clonts age 64 male born North Carolina Are these the parents of John Clonts and Mahala Hembree Clonts? !1900 Federal Census, Morgan County, Alabama, Danville Pct.. E.D. 126, p 3.

    James Hembree, white, born Sep 1830, age 69, born S.C.
    Harriet M. Jul 1830 68 S.C. Is this the same James as above?

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    James married Nancy Floyd 0___ 1825, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Nancy (daughter of Thomas Floyd and Sallie LNU) was born 25 Mar 1790, South Carolina; died 27 Nov 1840, Hamilton County, Tennessee; was buried Emery Cemetery, Hamilton County, Tennessee. [Group Sheet]


  22. 223.  Nancy Floyd was born 25 Mar 1790, South Carolina (daughter of Thomas Floyd and Sallie LNU); died 27 Nov 1840, Hamilton County, Tennessee; was buried Emery Cemetery, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Nancy Jane Bice Emery
    • Death: 25 Mar 1868, Hamilton County, Tennessee

    Notes:

    Sarah J. Clonts' testimony cites her grand-mother as Nancy FLOYD...DAH

    Buried:
    Inscription:
    Nancy J. Emery
    Wife of James Emery
    b. 25 Mar 1790
    d. 25 Mar 1868

    Children:
    1. Ephraim Hembree was born 0___ 1827, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 0___ 1827, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
    2. John "Jack" Hembree was born 1828, Tennessee; died (Indian Territory).
    3. 111. Mahala Caroline Hembree was born 3 Nov 1829, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died 24 Jul 1909, Santa Louca, Gilmer County, Georgia; was buried (Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellijay, Gilmer County, Georgia).
    4. Sarah Ann Hembree was born 0___ 1831, Rutherford County, North Carolina; died ~ 1901.
    5. William W. Hembree was born 1831-1837, Campbell County, Tennessee; died 28 Apr 1926, Wagoner County, Oklahoma.