Ancestors of Amy Russell Tolbert

Ancestors of Amy Russell Tolbert



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Living and Living




Husband Living (details have been suppressed)

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         Father: Ellis Hernon Toy (      -      )
         Mother: Edith Jenkins (      -      )


       Marriage: 




Wife Living (details have been suppressed)

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Children

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Paul Cook and Kaye Elaine Durham




Husband Paul Cook 1

           Born: Abt 1940 1
     Christened: 
           Died: 10 Aug 2001 1
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 




Wife Kaye Elaine Durham 1

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: Hugh Franklin Durham (1913-1989) 1
         Mother: Nancy Sue Phillips (      -      ) 1





Children
1 M Living (details have been suppressed)

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2 M Living (details have been suppressed)

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Sandy Cook and Mary Catherine Haymore




Husband Sandy Cook

           Born: 14 May 1839 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 31 Jan 1890 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 30 Apr 1864 - Surry, North Carolina, USA

Noted events in his life were:
Fact 3, Fact 3, 7 Dec 1929

Fact 4, Fact 4, 10 Dec 1929

Fact 5, Fact 5, 21 Jun 1932




Wife Mary Catherine Haymore

           Born: 1 Apr 1843 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 24 Dec 1911 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Daniel Haymore, Jr. (1819-1900)
         Mother: Martha Hall (1819-1884)



Noted events in her life were:
Fact 3, Fact 3, 7 Dec 1929

Fact 4, Fact 4, 7 Jan 1930

Fact 5, Fact 5, 21 Jun 1932


Noted events in their marriage were:
Marriage Fact, IFALL, 25 Oct 1973


Children
1 F Amanda Cook

           Born: 24 Mar 1865 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 25 Sep 1945 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: John E. Pell (WFT Est 1842/1868-WFT Est 1892/1934)
           Marr: Apr 1888 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA



2 F Mary Jettie Cook

           Born: 25 Feb 1871 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 16 Nov 1940
         Buried: 



3 M Fletcher Cook

           Born: 15 Jun 1873 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 21 Sep 1927
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Lillie Tilley (WFT Est 1862/1884-WFT Est 1904/1957)
           Marr: Bef 1900 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA



4 F Velma Cook

           Born: 14 Aug 1877 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 17 May 1943 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Andrew Franklin Maguire (WFT Est 1860/1880-WFT Est 1892/1951)
           Marr: WFT Est 1891-1922
         Spouse: Andrew William Jessup (WFT Est 1854/1880-WFT Est 1904/1946)
           Marr: 23 Aug 1900 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA



5 F Ida Cook

           Born: 1 Oct 1879 - Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 26 Feb 1957 - Surry, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 
         Spouse: James F. Inman (WFT Est 1852/1879-WFT Est 1901/1944)
           Marr: 1 Dec 1897 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA




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Andrew Franklin Maguire and Velma Cook




Husband Andrew Franklin Maguire

           Born: WFT Est 1860-1880
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1892-1951
         Buried: 
       Marriage: WFT Est 1891-1922




Wife Velma Cook

           Born: 14 Aug 1877 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 17 May 1943 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Sandy Cook (1839-1890)
         Mother: Mary Catherine Haymore (1843-1911)



   Other Spouse: Andrew William Jessup (WFT Est 1854/1880-WFT Est 1904/1946) - 23 Aug 1900 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA

Noted events in her life were:
Fact 3, Fact 3, 15 Feb 1947

Fact 4, Fact 4, 6 Jun 1947



Children

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Andrew William Jessup and Velma Cook




Husband Andrew William Jessup

           Born: WFT Est 1854-1880
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1904-1946
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 23 Aug 1900 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA




Wife Velma Cook

           Born: 14 Aug 1877 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 17 May 1943 - Westfield, Surry, North Carolina, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Sandy Cook (1839-1890)
         Mother: Mary Catherine Haymore (1843-1911)



   Other Spouse: Andrew Franklin Maguire (WFT Est 1860/1880-WFT Est 1892/1951) - WFT Est 1891-1922

Noted events in her life were:
Fact 3, Fact 3, 15 Feb 1947

Fact 4, Fact 4, 6 Jun 1947


Noted events in their marriage were:
Marriage Fact, 24 Jan 1952


Children

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Young and Amanda Cooksey




Husband Young

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Wife Amanda Cooksey

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         Father: Enoch Cooksey (Abt 1778-Bef 1853)
         Mother: Gracey (      -      )





Children

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Andrew Cooksey, Sr.




Husband Andrew Cooksey, Sr.

           Born: 1730-1735 - Prob. in VA
     Christened: 
           Died: Between 1810 and 1820 - Prob. Greenville, South Carolina, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Thomas Cooksey (1689-After 1776)
         Mother: 


       Marriage: 




Wife

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Children
1 M Enoch Cooksey

           Born: Abt 1778 - Virginia, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 6 Jun 1853 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 2
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Gracey (Abt 1802-      )
         Spouse: Gracey (      -      )
           Marr: Abt 1808 - prob Warren or Smith Co, Tennessee



2 M Andrew Cooksey, Jr.




           Born: 1776-1785
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3 M Jesse Cooksey

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General Notes: Husband - Andrew Cooksey, Sr.

present in Edgefield Co., SC in 1790. and Greenville. Enoch witnessed a deed between Andrew, Sr and Andrew, Jr in
1805

Found in Year: 1790; Census Place: , Edgefield, South Carolina; Roll: M637_11; Image: 0328.

Found in Year: 1800; Census Place: Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina; .Roll: 47; Page: 283; Image: 546.
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Andrew Cooksey, Jr.




Husband Andrew Cooksey, Jr.




           Born: 1776-1785
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           Died: 
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         Father: Andrew Cooksey, Sr. (1730/1735-Between 1810/1820)
         Mother: 


       Marriage: 




Wife

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Children
1 M Enoch Cooksey

           Born: 29 Oct 1812
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           Died: 8 Apr 1861
         Buried: 




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John Fisher and Elizabeth Cooksey




Husband John Fisher

           Born: 11 Jul 1781 - , Rutherford, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: Abt 1840 - , DeKalb, Tennessee, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: John Fisher, Sr (1756-1837)
         Mother: Elizabeth Tubb (1758-1823)


       Marriage: 1809 - , Smith, Tennessee, USA




Wife Elizabeth Cooksey

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         Father: Enoch Cooksey (Abt 1778-Bef 1853)
         Mother: Gracey (      -      )





Children

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Cyril Durham and Nancy Cooksey




Husband Cyril Durham

            AKA: Cryil Durham
           Born: 8 Oct 1809 - , Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 1877 - Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee, USA
         Buried:  - Pikeville Cemetery, Pikeville, Bledsoe, Tennessee, USA


         Father: James Lindsey Durham, Jr. (1784-1855) 3
         Mother: Elizabeth Summers (1790-1858)


       Marriage: Abt 1830 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA

   Other Spouse: Winifred Wheeler (      -      )

Noted events in his life were:
Military Service 4, in the CSA: 2nd Cavalry (Ashby's Unit) Co.G, 11 Jul 1862-20 May 1865




Wife Nancy Cooksey

           Born: Abt 1810 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 1895 - Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee, USA
         Buried:  - Pikeville Cemetery, Pikeville, Bledsoe, Tennessee, USA


         Father: Enoch Cooksey (Abt 1778-Bef 1853)
         Mother: Gracey (      -      )



   Other Spouse: John Summers (Abt 1740-Between 1800/1810) 5

Noted events in her life were:
Fact 1, Fact 1 See Note Page

Alt. Birth, TN:WarrenCo., 1810

Alt. Birth, Warren County Tennessee, Abt 1812

Alt. Death, Bledsoe County Tennessee, Buried in Pikeville Cemetery, Bledsoe County Tennessee, 1895

Alt. Death, TN:BledsoeCo., 1895


Noted events in their marriage were:
Alt. Marriage, Bef 1829


Children
1 M John Durham 1

           Born: 1830 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1831-1920 1
         Buried: 



2 F Polly E. Durham 1

            AKA: Mary E. "Polly" Durham
           Born: 11 Apr 1832 1
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: ??? Hatfield (      -      ) 1
         Spouse: Elijah Adams (1830-      )
         Spouse: Unknown Hatfield (      -      )



3 F Alexabetta Durham 1

           Born: 1834 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1835-1928 1
         Buried: 



4 M Alexander Durham

           Born: 1834
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           Died: 
         Buried: 



5 M James A. Durham 1

            AKA: James Durham
           Born: 1835 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1836-1925 1
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Louisa "Eliza" Norris (1835-After 1920)
           Marr: Bef 1857



6 F Elizabeth Durham 1

           Born: 8 Jul 1837 1
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1851-1931 1
         Buried: 
         Spouse: James Schoolfield Ferguson (1839-1915) 1
           Marr: WFT Est 1851-1884 1



7 F Sarah Durham 1

            AKA: Sarah Jane Durham
           Born: 1839 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1840-1933 1
         Buried: 



8 M Oliver Perry Durham 1

            AKA: Oliver P. Durham
           Born: 12 Mar 1842 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: 22 Oct 1876 - , Smith, Tennessee, USA 1
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Mary Helen Nesbitt (1845-WFT Est 1875/1939) 1
           Marr: 19 Oct 1864 - , Smith, Tennessee, USA 1



9 F Matilda Durham 1

           Born: 25 Sep 1845 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: 24 Apr 1935 - Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co TX 1
         Buried: 
         Spouse: John P. Phillips (WFT Est 1818/1848-0072) 1 6
           Marr: 1 May 1864 - , McMinn, Tennessee, USA 1



10 M Houston Polk Durham

           Born: 18 Mar 1847 - Fenstep, TN
     Christened: 
           Died: 24 Apr 1865 - CSA Hospital Dalton, GA of measles.
         Buried: 



11 F Martha Durham 1

           Born: 10 Aug 1848 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1849-1942 1
         Buried: 



12 M William T. Durham 1

            AKA: William T Durham
           Born: 19 May 1850 - TN 1
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 



13 M Franklin Pierce Durham




            AKA: Frank
           Born: 19 May 1852 - TN 7
     Christened: 
           Died: 15 Nov 1935 - Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, USA 7
         Buried: 16 Nov 1935 - Hearn Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, USA
         Spouse: Tennessee Malone (1853-1930)
           Marr: 10 Feb 1876 - , Wilson, Tennessee, USA 7 8
         Spouse: Tennessee Malone (1853-1930)
           Marr: Abt 1783



14 F Tennessee Nancy Durham 1

            AKA: Nancy Tennessee Durham
           Born: 18 Aug 1857 - , Bledsoe, Tennessee, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 1919 - , Grayson, Texas, USA 1
         Buried: 
         Spouse: William Arch Keedy (1850-1915) 1
           Marr: Abt 1874 - , Bledsoe, Tennessee, USA 1




General Notes: Husband - Cyril Durham

1850 U.S. Census, Fentress County, Tennessee, District No. 9, Sept. 185 0, p. 402, line 21, #346-346: Sira Durham40 MFarmer$150SC Nancy38 FTN cannot read or write John20 MFarmerTN Polly18 FTN James16 MTN Pilxabetta?15 FTN Elizabeth13 FTN Sarah11 FTN Oliver 9 MTN Matilda 5 FTN Houston 3 MTN Martha 2 FTN

1860 U.S. Census, Bledsoe County, Tennessee, P. O. Pikeville, 9 June 186 0, p. 383, line 13, #51-51: Syrel Durham50 MFarmer$200-$450NC Nancy48 FTN James A.24 MTN Elizabeth22 FTN Matilda14 FTN Henry P.13 MTN Martha11 FTN Wm. T. 9 MTN Franklin P. 8 MTN Nancy 2 FTN

Comment 1: 1861 Tax list of Bledsoe Co., TN
Census 1830: Warren Co., TN



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He enlisted in the Confederate forces as a substitute for David A. Browder TN:MonroeCo. He was a private in 2nd TN:Cavalry (Ashby's unit)Co.,G at Evans Fort TN. He was wonded in the arm shortly after Dec. 1862 but recovered. On April 10, 1864 he took part in the battle at McLean's Gap, GA and was captured @ Tunnel Hill, GA. On April 19, 1864 he was transported to a military prison in Louisville,KY via Nashville,TN and finally arrived at the Federal Prison Camp Morton in Indianapolis, IND on April 22, 1864. He remained a prisoner until May 20, 1865 when he was released upon takeing an Oath of Allegiance to United States. He returned to TN:MonroeCo.,Sweetwater where his wife and family had moved during the war. They later moved back to TN:BledsoeCo. (source:David Durham email [email protected])

Facts about this person:

Burial prob TN:BledsoeCo.,PikevilleCem

Military service Bet. 1862 - May 20 1865 CSA:2nd Cavalry(Ashby's Unit)Co.,[email protected]'sFort TN

Cyril Durham enlisted as a private in the Confederate forces on July 11, 1862 in the 2nd TN Calvary (Ashby's Unit) , Co. G at Evan's Ford, Tennessee. He was a substitute for David A. Browder of Monroe Co., Tennessee. He was 55 years old when he enlisted. He stated that he had a light complexion, gray hair, blue eyes, and was 5 feet 11.5 inches tall.

According to his muster roll, Cyril was shot by a bushwhacker on September 27, 1862 in Manchester, Kentucky. He was wounded by a gunshot in the arm and had his horse and a navy pistol taken from him. After he recovered from his injuries, he fought at McLeans Gap, GA, and was captured at Tunnel Hill, GA on April 10, 1864. On April 19, 1864 he was transported to the military prison in Louisville, KY via Nashville, TN and finally arrived at the Federal prison, Camp Morton, located in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 22, 1864. He remained a Prisoner-of-war until May 20, 1865 when he was released upon taking the Oath of Allegiance to the United States. He returned to Sweetwater, Monroe Co., Tennessee where his wife and family had moved to during the war. They later moved back to Bledsoe Co., Tennessee, where he lived until his death in 1877.

2nd (Ashby's) Cavalry Regiment was formed by consolidating the 4th and 5th Battalions of Tennessee Cavalry in May, 1862. The men were from the counties of Hamilton, Monroe, Knox, Union, Claiborne, Hawkins, Jefferson, Bledsoe, Bradley, Polk, Hancock, Blount, and Sullivan. It was assigned to Wharton's, Pegram's, J.S. Scott's, Davidson's, Humes', and H.M. Ashby's Brigade. The regiment participated in the conflicts at Cumberland Gap, Murfreesborough, and Chickamauga, then was involved in the Atlanta Campaign. Later it skirmished in Alabama, aided in the defense of Savannah, and took part in the campaign of the Carolinas. It lost 6 killed, 8 wounded, and 19 missing at Cumberland Gap, and reported 19 casualties at Chickamauga. Only a few surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. The field officers were Colonel Henry M. Ashby, Lieutenant Colonels Henry C. Gillespie and John H. Kuhn, and Majors Pharaoh A. Cobb and William M. Smith.

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Recorded 14th December, 1846

The State of Tennessee No. 18385

To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting,
Know ye that in consideration of an Entry made in the office of the Entry Taker of Cannon County pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly of said State passed on the ninth day of January 1830, and entered on the 19th day of April 1837, by No. 183.

There is granted by the said State of Tennessee unto Cyrel Durham a certain tract or parcel of land containing five hundred acres by Survey bearing date the 31st day of November 1841. Lying in said county on the waters of the Clear fork of Smiths' fork and bounded as follows to wit. Beginning on a small black locust the South East corner of a 500 acre tract in the name of Peter Adams, thence South 49 poles to a stake on Phillips' line, thence West with his line 168 poles to a stake his North West corner, then South with his line 351 poles to a stake on Milton's line, then West with his line 178 poles to a stake on the line of a 640 acre tract in the mane of Ancel Milton, thence North with his line 400 poles to a beech on Cummings and Adams' line, thence East with their line 114 poles to a poplar Adams' corner, thence North with his line 22 poles to Adams' North West corner, thence East with his line 72 poles to an elm Adams' corner, thence South 22 poles to a chestnut oak Adams' corner, thence East with his line 160 poles to the Beginning.

With the hereditaments and appurturamy, To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtuances to the said Cyrel Durham and his heirs forever. In witness whereof Aaron V. Brown, Governor of the State of Tennessee hath hereunto set his hand and carved the great Seal of the State to be applied at Nashville on the tenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six and of the Independence of the United States the Seventy first.

Aaron V. Brown
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General Notes: Wife - Nancy Cooksey

Found in Year: 1880; Census Place: District 6, Cumberland, Tennessee; Roll: T9_1249; Family History Film: 1255249; Page: 314.2000; Enumeration District: 23; .( Living with daughter Polly and family. Lists both parents as being born in TN)




NARA Document, Washington DC: "Declaration for an Original Pension of a Mother", State of Tennessee, County of Bledsoe. On this 30th day of October, 1883, appeared before me, F. W. Mercer, deputy clerk of Bledsoe County, Nancy Durham, a resident of Pikeville, county of Bledsoe, in the State of Tennessee, aged 73 years, making the following declaration in order to obtain pension provided by Acts of Congress granting pensions to dependent Mothers; That she is a widow of Cyril Durham, and Mother of Houston P. Durham who entered under the name of Houston P. Durham at Pikeville, Tennessee, on the 20th day of February, 1865, in Company G, Mounted Infantry, in the war of 1861, who died at Dalton,Georgia from and by reason of an attack of measles and fever contracted while in the line of his duty as said soldier on the 24th day of April 1865; that said son, Houston P. Durham left neither widow or child under sixteen years of age surviving; that she was greatly dependent upon said son for support; that her husband, the aforesaid Cyril Durham, aged 56 years at the time of her said son's death and died in 1877, and that he was afflicted with rheumatism and breast complaint before and at the time of said son's, Houston P. Durham, death and until his death in 1877 as aforesaid, and was not able to support claimant by his work; and he was able to work but little, that there were surviving at date of said son's death his brothers and sisters, who were under sixteen years of age, as follows: William T. Durham, born August 19, 1850, Franklin P. Durham born May 19, 1852, and Tennessee N. Durham, born August 18, 1857; that she has not heretofore recevied or applied for a pension; that she hereby appoints Ben Holladay, Jr. of Washington DC, her Attorney, to prosecute the above claim; that her residence is in the county of Bledsoe, State of Tennessee, and that her Post Office address, is Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee. This document was witnessed by Charles Ferguson and A. J. Childers and Nancy Durham put her "x" mark.

Document #2 - Federal Archives Building in Washington, D.C.

"General Affidavit" - State of Tennessee, County of Bledsoe

In the matter of Mother's pension claim no. 311907 (?) of Nancy Durham, mother of Houston P. Durham. Personally came before me, a deputy clerk of county court and for aforesaid County and State, Nancy Durham, citizen of theTown of Pikeville, County of Bledsoe, State of Tennessee, well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declare in relation to aforesaid case, as follows: that she is unable to furnish the testimony of any physician as to the physical condition of her husband that he was peculiar in regards to doctors, he would not take the medicines of physicians or allow them called to see him or any of his family and that he was his own and his family's physician, having his own books and medicines and that during their married life he never had a physician but one time and that was ____ ____ ____ _____ ____ _____ _____ _____ physician, Dr. Scruggs, was called without his knowledge and while delirious and that when he got better so as to know what was going on, he had the physician's medicine thrown out and would take no more of it, and that she does not know the whereabouts of said doctor and therefore she can furnish the testimony of no physician. And claimant further states that the land assessed to her husband in the year 1862 was land contracted for by him but which he never paid for and now his widow, owned it.

The document was witnessed by John A. Bedwell and C.C. Ferguson and Nancy Durham made her "x" mark.



Facts about this person:

Fact 1 Buried Pikeville Cem, Bledsoe Co TN

Burial Pikeville Cemetery, Pikeville, Bledsoe Co TN

Military service- CSA October 1883 General Affidavit -St of TN - Not sure if all children were named in this affidavit.

Census 1850 Named children: John, James and Alexander.

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Facts about this person:

Burial TN:BledsoeCo., PikevilleCem

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Sources


1 v108t0969.ftw.

2 (Enoch Cooksey).

3 Warren Co TN Will Book 3, Pages 246-147, 31 Jan 1852, Proven: 2 Apr 1855.

4 Confederate Service Record.

5 John Summers Will, Probated Surry Co NC February Court, 1810.

6 Phillips family source: Julie Phillips Vandergriff of Sulphur Springs, TX.

7 (Franklin P. Durham).

8 (Frank Durham & Tennessee Malone).


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