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Caswell (marr. d/o Allen Dorsey) 1 died unknown. He married Dorsey (d/o Allen Dorsey).

Dorsey (d/o Allen Dorsey) [Parents] 1 died unknown. She married Caswell (marr. d/o Allen Dorsey).


Swimpfield "Swimp" Anderson 1 died 2 after 7 Jul 1853.

"Old Swimp was with me when I opened your letter and I read it to him and the old fellow shed tears and requested in a paticular manner to give you his compliments when I wrote to you." ;
(from letter dated 9 March 1848; John Mitchell to "brother" Lewis Mitchell)

"As a tribute of respect that Old Swimp owes you he requests at all times when I write to you not to forget him, he is well and harty but is as clumsy as an oxen. he lives on the old place and has found the ----of a number of them rocks. his children has all left him except two that his last wife has had."
(from letter dated 22 Ap 1852; John Mitchell to "brother" Lewis Mitchell)

"Your old friend Swimp Anderson is also living, stout and harty. Abigah Anderson lives on the ridg near old Swimps --- " ;
(from letter written by John Mitchell to "brother" Lewis Mitchell; dated 7 July 1853, from Lee Valley, Hawkins co, TN)

" -- I do hereby constitute and appoint my friends, John Mitchell and Swempfield Anderson Exec's of this my last Will and Testament, -- "
(from Will of Larkin Willis; dated 14 Oct 1846; Proven: 7 Feb 1859)

He had the following children:

  M i Abijah Anderson

James Larkin Willis [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 4 on 20 May 1800 in TN. He died 5, 6 on 6 Oct 1858 in Hawkins co, TN from lock jaw. James married Mary Wilson.

Other marriages:
Stapleton, Sarah "Sally"

James Willis is named as one of "my heirs and legatees" in the Will of Larkin Willis;
Dated, 14 Oct 1846; Proven, 7 Feb 1859;
Hawkins county, Tennessee

"I will here mention the death of our old esteemed friend James Willis. He was driving a waggon coming down Johns lane from home his horses were going verr fast and he caught the nibbler and was baring back when he sliped and fell in before the wheel and it rolled over mashing his leg then passing in side his knees and passed through his crotch mashing his pubis or bason bone. He lived about a week and took the lockjaw and died leaving his worldly conserns in an awful fix leaving but little property and great many debts." ;
Letter: written 21 Oct 1858 by Richard H. Mitchell to brother Lewis Mitchell

Mary Wilson 1 died unknown. She married James Larkin Willis.

They had the following children:

  M i Wilson Wiler Willis (Major)
  M ii Iredale Campbell Willis 1 died unknown.

Larkin Willis [Parents] 1, 2 died 3, 4 about Feb 1859 in Hawkins co, TN. He married Elizabeth (w/o Larkin Willis).

"I delivered your harty howtado to old John Davis and Larkin Willis they are both well and requested me to return their compliments to you when I wrote." ;
(from letter dated 9 Mar 1848; John Mitchell to "brother" Lewis Mitchell)

"Old Larkin Willis is still living but very frail.";
(from letter written by John Mitchell to "brother" Lewis Mitchell; dated 7 July 1853, from Lee Valley, Hawkins co, TN)

"Old Larkin is Yet alive and quite pert." ;
(from letter written 21 Oct 1858, by Richard H. Mitchell to brother, Lewis Mitchell)

"I stated in my other letter the death of Larkin Willis." ;
(from letter dated, Sunday, 29 May 1859; Richard H. Mitchell to brother Lewis Mitchell)

" -- I do hereby constitute and appoint my friends, John Mitchell and Swempfield Anderson Exec's of this my last Will and Testament, -- " ;
Witness: James Payne, George Payne, James M. Moneyhew;
(from Will of Larkin Willis; dated 14 Oct 1846; Proven: 7 Feb 1859)

WILL OF LARKIN WILLIS;
Page 493 Dated: October 14,1846;
Proven: Feb. 7, 1859;
(Recorded P. 238);
I, Larkin Willis of Hawkins and State of Tennessee being of sound disposing mind and memory, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following to wit;
First. After my just debts are paid, I want my wife Elizabeth Willis to have control of the tract of land where we now live on for her support during her lifetime, said land containing 200 acres more or less. I also want her to have my gray horse and a mare and two of the choice cows out of my stock of cattle. Also my yoke of oxen, also all my stock (of) hogs and my stock of sheep and all my farming tools, together with all my household and kitchen furniture to have during her lifetime. I want my black boy Lige to remain with my wife to serve her during her lifetime; also my black girl Juda to live with and serve my said wife as long as she may live. And I want William Berry to have the whole use and benefit of the tract of land whereon he now lives rent free that is to the line of my old tract of land;
2nd. After my said wife’s death, I want my Executors to attend to selling what of my estate remains at my wife’s death and equally divide the proceeds of the same between my heirs and legatees; namely, James Willis, Samuel Willis, Patsy Kyle and Soloman Willis. And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my friends, John Mitchell and Swempfield Anderson Exec’s of this my last Will and Testament, revoking all other former wills and bequests by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 14th day of October in the year of our Lord, 1846;
Larkin Willis (seal);
Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of us: James Payne, George Payne, James M. Moneyhew.

Elizabeth (w/o Larkin Willis) 1 died 2 after 14 Oct 1846. She married Larkin Willis.

"I want my wife Elizabeth Willis to have control of the tract of land where we now live on for her support during her lifetime, said land containing 200 acres more or less. I also want her to have my gray horse and a mare and two of the choice cows out of my stock of cattle. Also my yoke of oxen, also all my stock (of) hogs and my stock of sheep and all my farming tools, together with all my household and kitchen furniture to have during her lifetime. I want my black boy Lige to remain with my wife to serve her during her lifetime; also my black girl Juda to live with and serve my said wife as long as she may live." ;
(from Will of Larkin Willis)

They had the following children:

  M i James Larkin Willis
  M ii Samuel Willis 1 died unknown.

Samuel Willis is named as one of "my heirs and legatees" in the Will of Larkin Willis;
Dated, 14 Oct 1846; Proven, 7 Feb 1859;
Hawkins county, Tennessee
  F iii Patsy Willis
  M iv Soloman Willis 1 died unknown.

Soloman Willis is named as one of "my heirs and legatees" in the Will of Larkin Willis;
Dated, 14 Oct 1846; Proven, 7 Feb 1859;
Hawkins county, Tennessee

Nicholas P. Baldwin 1 was born about 1825 in VA. He died unknown. Nicholas married 2 Mary Kenner on 14 Mar 1852.

Mary Kenner [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 29 Oct 1830. She died unknown. Mary married 3 Nicholas P. Baldwin on 14 Mar 1852.

They had the following children:

  F i Catherine Baldwin 1 was born 2 about 1853 in TN. She died unknown.
  M ii Jesse Baldwin 1 was born 2 about 1856 in TN. He died unknown.
  F iii Martha Baldwin 1 was born 2 about 1858 in TN. She died unknown.
  F iv Milly Baldwin 1 was born 2 abt 1859 or 60 in TN. She died unknown.

George F. Ferguson 1 died unknoiwn. He married 2 Jane Kenner on 31 Mar 1850.

Jane Kenner [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 16 Oct 1832. She died unknown. Jane married 3 George F. Ferguson on 31 Mar 1850.


William Sawyers 1 died unknown. He married 2 Maurina Kenner on 20 Apr 1854.

Maurina Kenner [Parents] 1 was born 2 8 Aug or Oct 1834. She died unknown. Maurina married 3 William Sawyers on 20 Apr 1854.


John or James Waters or Watters 1 died unknown. He married Lucinda K. Kenner.

Lucinda K. Kenner [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 25 Mar 1839. She died 3 on 16 Feb 1924. Lucinda married John or James Waters or Watters.


Ben Franklin Kenner [Parents] 1 was born 2 12 ? 1841. He died unknown. Ben married Zillah E. (w/o Ben F. Kenner).

Zillah E. (w/o Ben F. Kenner) 1 died unknown. She married Ben Franklin Kenner.


Sneed (h/o Virginia Kenner) 1 died unknown. He married Virginia Kenner.

Virginia Kenner [Parents] 1 was born 2 on 19 Jan 1850. She died 3 on 30 Jan 1870. Virginia married Sneed (h/o Virginia Kenner).

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