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373. S. John House was born in 1811 in Bedford County, Tennessee. He appeared in the census in 1840 in Haywood Co TN page 1. He died in Feb 1893 in Haywood County, Tennessee. He was buried in Moore Cemetery, Hillville, Haywood County, Tennessee.

• 1850 Census for District 1, Haywood County, Tennessee, taken 24 Oct 1850, shows John House, 40, a farmer who owns real estate valued at $2000, as head of household with: Terecy, 39; Timothy, 18, a farmer; Green, 14; Jacob, 9; John, 7; and Joseph, 5.

• 1850 Slave Schedule shows John House (incorrectly listed as John Honse in the ancestry.com index) as the owner of 5 slaves, all male mulattos, ages 16, 20, 20, 22, and 60.

• 1860 Census for District 1, Haywood County, Tennessee shows John House (incorrectly listed as "Hense" in ancestry.com index, but page clearly says House), 48, a farmer with $4620 real estate and $13,500 assets, as head of household including: Chesley G., 23, a farmer with $150 assets; Jacob A., 18; and John W., 16. (Jane House, 45, and her family live next door.)

• 1860 Slave Schedule shows John S. House as the owner of 12 slaves (1 black, 11 mulatto), including two adult males and three adult females. There are three slave houses.

• From Tennessee Marriages database:
Name: JOHN HOUSE
Spouse: ELIZA KELSOE
Marriage Date: 28 May 1861
Haywood County, TN

• 1870 Census for District 1, Haywood County, Tennessee shows John Houk, 58, a farmer with $3000 real estate and $2000 assets; Mary E., 36; Bedford F., 5; Nancy H. Mulherrin, 58, a widow; Wile Dickerson, 24, a black male farmhand born in Maryland; and Ann R. Kelsoe, 79, a widow born in N.C.

• 1880 Census for District 1, Haywood County, Tennessee shows John House, 69, a farmer, as head of household with: wife M.E., 47; and son Bedford Forest House, 15.

• From Moore Cemetery, Haywood County, Tennessee website found at
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/haywood/moore/moore.htm:

S. John House, b. Abt 1811, d. no date, 1st Wife Teresa Twigg House



Theresa/Terecy T.(Twigg) House, b. 2/6/1811, d. 11/10/1858, 1st Wife of S. John House, The Lord Giveth, The Lord Taketh Away, Blessed are they who die in the Lord.


S. John House and Teresa Twigg were married before 1832. Teresa Twigg was born on 6 Feb 1811. She appeared in the census in 1850 in Haywood Co TN Page 65 age 39. She died on 10 Nov 1858 in Haywood County, Tennessee. She was buried on 10 Nov 1858 in Moore Cemetery, Hillville, Haywood County, Tennessee. She was also known as Terecy. S. John House and Teresa Twigg had the following children:

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Timothy T. House.

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Chesley Green House.

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Ailcey House512 was born on 29 Sep 1837 in Tennessee.512 She died on 1 Aug 1841 in Haywood County, Tennessee.512 She was buried in Moore Cemetery, Hillville, Haywood County, Tennessee.512

• From Moore Cemetery, Haywood County, Tennessee website found at
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/haywood/moore/moore.htm:

Ailcey C.M. House, b. 9/29/1837, d. 8/1/1841, Daughter of John and Terecy House, Sleep lovely Ailcey and take they rest. God called thee home when he thought best.

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Jacob A. House.

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John Wesley House.

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Joseph A. House512,513 was born on 18 Aug 1845 in Haywood County, Tennessee.513 He died on 7 Jan 1858 in Haywood County, Tennessee.512 He was buried in Moore Cemetery, Hillville, Haywood County, Tennessee.512

• From Moore Cemetery, Haywood County, Tennessee website found at
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/haywood/moore/moore.htm:

Joseph A. House, b. 8/19/1845, d. 1/7/1858, Son of S.John and Terecy T. House, Like the dove to the ark, Thou hast fled to they rest, From the wild sea of life, To the home blest.

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Aldolphus T. House512 was born on 12 Aug 1854 in Haywood County, Tennessee.512 He died on 16 Jan 1858 in Haywood County, Tennessee.512 He was buried in Moore Cemetery, Hillville, Haywood County, Tennessee.512

• From Moore Cemetery, Haywood County, Tennessee website found at
http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/haywood/moore/moore.htm:

Aldolphus T. House, b. 8/12/1854, d. 1/16/1858, Son of S.J. and T.T. House, Sleep lovely Aldophus and take thy rest, God called thee home when he thought best.

S. John House and Mary Elizabeth Kelso were married on 28 May 1861 in Haywood County, Tennessee. Mary Elizabeth Kelso was born in 1834 in Haywood County, Tennessee. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Haywood Co TN Dist. 1 page 10 age 36. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Haywood Co TN Dist. 1 page 8 DW# 43 age 47. She died in 1889 in McRae, White County, Arkansas. She was buried in Lebanon Church Cemetery, McRae, White County, Arkansas. S. John House and Mary Elizabeth Kelso had the following children:

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Bedford Forest House.