Thomas Wilcher, Jr.

Male 1788 - 1854  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wilcher 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 0___ 1788  Amherst County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • is the county seat and is about 18 miles north of Lynchburg
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [6
    Also Known As Thomas W Wilcher  [5
    Census Name Thomas Wilcher  [2
    Died 0___ 1854  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 7
    Buried McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • probably in Liberty Cemetery...
    Person ID I13238  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2017 

    Father Thomas Wilcher, Sr.,   b. ~ 1745, (Amherst County) Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. LATE 1816, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother (Nancy Anna) "Anne" (Walton) LNU,   b. 24 May 1748, Amherst County, Virginia, British Colonies of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1831, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married (~ 1768)  (Amherst County, Virginia Colony) Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • Amherst County, Virginia was formed in 1761, from parts of Albemarle County, Virginia... http://bit.ly/1opXGkp
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1789  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1807  Liberty Community, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Family ID F463  Group Sheet

    Family Pauline C. "Polly" Gordon,   b. 0___ 1785, Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft THOMAS, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 0___ 1805  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 11
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1807  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1850  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
     1. Clarissa T. "Clarrie" Wilcher,   b. 25 Sep 1806, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1851, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     2. Nancy Anne Wilcher,   b. 9 Jan 1810, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1888  (Age 78 years)
     3. William Walton Wilcher,   b. 0___ 1812, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860-1870, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. Thomas Wilcher, Jr.,   b. 0___ 1813, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Apr 1853, (Amite County, Mississippi) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     5. Christian Wilcher,   b. 16 Nov 1816, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1900, Bartlett, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Archibald Price "Arch" Wilcher,   b. 0___ 1820, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     7. George Walton Wilcher,   b. 0___ 1828, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John T. Wilcher,   b. 0___ 1839, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F4851  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1788 - Amherst County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 0___ 1805 - Burke County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1807 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1850 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 0___ 1854 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Thomas W. & Pauline Gordon Wilcher, Jr.
    Thomas W. & Pauline Gordon Wilcher, Jr.

    Registry for this family compiled & published by Tom Bragg

  • Notes 
    • From: Joan Williams Jomcwil
      To: David Hennessee
      Subject: Wilcher
      Date: Monday, March 16, 1998 10:32 AM

      Hi David,

      I still have not gotten my scanner to work, but I do want to send you this info from Tennessee Tidbits 1118 - 1914 Vol III. Quoted.

      WILCHER, Thos. Died in 1854 as shown in the suit of Wm. W. Wilcher et als vs Paulina Wilcher et als.

      Thos. Wilcher had in his lifetime advanced land to Jno. Cain for the benefit of his family. Complainants were his heirs and Paulina Wilcher was the widow.

      There are now seven children. Paulina is to have 1/8 share. (War TN, Ch Ct Min, 2/183) A suit was entered 25 March 1857 by Johnathan J. Tucker vs John T. Wilcher & others.

      Thomas Wilcher Sr. had made a Deed of Trust to John Cain for the payment of some debts therein mentioned, and Secured to his wife and children.

      He had several children among whom was Thomas Wilcher Jr. who died previous to his Father.

      Thomas Sr. left as his children and heirs at Law

      John T. Wilcher, Virginia Paulina Thomas & George. (Ibid 215)

      Wm. W. Wilcher & Archable P. Wilcher bought part of the land. (Ibid 228) On 24 March 1858

      Mrs. Biggs, wife of Wiley Biggs, and Mrs. Moore, wife of Thos. Moore, were privily examined by the Chancelor touching the disposition they wish to be made of their share of their decd. father's Estate. They say that their husbands may receive their share.

      There were seven primary heirs,

      Thos.Moore, Wiley Biggs, A. P. Wilcher, Wm. Wilcher, the children of Joseph M. Bragg by his late wife, Thos. Wilcher's children. (This is only six but A. P. Wilcher received two shares.) (Ibid 332)

      A suit was shown 28 March 1859 by William W. Wilcher, Hugh T. Morrow & Christian his wife, Wiley Biggs & Nancy his wife agst. Paulina Wilcher, Archd. P. Wilcher (Patrick H. Braggs, Nancy Braggs, Paulina Braggs, Richd. M. Braggs Admr., Archd. Braggs, Mary Braggs, Saml. Braggs & Joseph Braggs), Thos. J. Moore & wife Amanda E., also Thos. Wilcher Jr. children, viz, Jno. Thos. Wilcher, Virginia Wilcher, Paulina Wilcher, Thos. Wilcher & George Wilcher & others. The estate was divided into 7 equal parts.

      The 7 parts were:

      1 & 2. A. P. Wilcher & as assignee of Morrow;

      3. Heirs of Mrs. Bragg;

      4. T. J. Moore & wife;

      5. Wiley Biggs & wife;

      6. Wm. W. Wilcher;

      7. Thos Wilchers Heirs. (Ibid 385)

      At the September term 1865 in the suit of K. P. Green vs. J. M. Bragg and et als (very dim entry) leave is granted complainant to insert the name of Thos Wilcher, Grandfather of Defts., instead of Clarissa Bragg, Mother of Defts. (Ibid 3/252)

      Regards,

      Joan Williams

      _____

      Joan Williams reports that Charles WILCHER, born 1818, is living next door to William during the 1850 & 1860 Cannon Co.,TN censuses.

      End [7]
    • 1830 Census: 211001-1021001

      Came to Warren County about 1808...

      End.
    • 1844 Jane Coffee, widow of Joshua M. Coffee, dec., et al. v. Thomas Wilcher et al.

      Warren Land and Title Dispute

      Additional Plaintiffs: James E. Coffee, Wiliam P. Coffee, Thomas S. Coffee.

      Additional Defendants: Pauline Thomas Wilcher, Archibald Wilcher, George Wilcher, Christian and Amanda Wilcher, Joseph and Clarissa Bragg.


      Middle Range: 32
      Section: A
      Shelf: 6
      Box Number: 215
      49 [14]

  • Sources 
    1. [S16990] "1830 Census - Middle Tennessee", Byron Sistler, 1971., p. 165 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S46432] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MC63-7HC : accessed.

    3. [S46433] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/3M6D-JMS.

    4. [S51401] Thomas Perkins Bragg, II Pedigree | 13 Sep 2013 | tbragg@scottsboro.org.

    5. [S10625] "Thomas W. Wilcher, Jr." registry, submitted by Thomas Perkins Bragg, March 14th, 2011, tbragg@scottsboro.org, which was.

    6. [S23] 1850 Warren Co.,TN Census, transcribed from a microfilm copy of the original, p. 18 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S4072] From: Joan Williams Jomcwil .

    8. [S1355] Margaret Sinclair | Family Group Charts | 5 Aug 1995 | 4984 Welchshire, Memphis, TN 38117 | 901.767. 5101 Last Will.

    9. [S45677] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/3M6D-JMQ.

    10. [S48604] Thomas Bragg | Abstraction | 14 Apr 2005 | tbragg@scottsboro.org.

    11. [S20673] "McMinnville at a Milestone 1810-1960", by Walter Womack, published by, p. 120 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S51402] Thomas W. & Pauline Gordon Wilcher, Jr. Registry | Compiled & Published by Tom Bragg, 12 Sep 2013 | tbragg@scottsboro.or.

    13. [S49568] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MC63-7HC : accessed.

    14. [S10777] "Tennessee Supreme Court Cases" litigation found by Stefani Hennessee, no1_decofan@hotmail.com, March 30th, 2017, downlo.