John J. Sexton (1835 - 1908)

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Place of Burial: Salt Creek, Monroe, Indiana
Birthplace: Greene,Indiana
Death: Died in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About John J. Sexton

 John Sexton, farmer, is a native of Greene County, Ind., was born Dec. 28, 1835 and is a son of James and Mary (Staton) Sexton, the former a native of Alabama, the latter of Kentucky. James Sexton was reared and attended school in Tennessee, whither he had gone at an early age, and when about twenty-one years of age removed to Kentucky, remained ten years: afterward came to Greene County, this State, and finally to this township, where he finished his eartly course in October 1874. Mrs. Sexton is yet living at the age of eighty-four. She is, as Mr. Sexton was, a member of the Separate Baptist Church.  - History of Greene and Sullivan Counties State of Indiana, Goodspeed Bros, & Co., Publishers, 1884 p 673
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Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: historical and biographical

By Charles Blanchard  pg. 628

john sextson, farmer, is a native of Greene county, Ind., was born december 28, 1835. and is a son of james and Mary 9staten0 sexton, the former a native of alabama the later of kentucky. jams was reared and attended school in thennesse, whither he had gone at an early age, and when about twenty-one years of age removed to Kentucky, remained ten years; afterward camme to greene county, this state, and fianaly to this township, where he finished his earthly course on october 1874. Mrs. Sexton is yet alive at the age of eight-four. She is, as mr. sexton was, a member of the separte baptist church. john Sexton received but slight education, having been depended upon to assist the family in the work of the farm durin ghis boyhood. he ramained at home, therefore, until he was twenty-six years of age, about which period, september 19, 1861 he married margaret j. smith, a native od this county, a union which has been favored with two sons and on edaughter. sixteen years ago, mr. sexton purchased the farm where he no residesm and has become one of the representative men of the township he is a Democrat in politics, and he and lady are worthy members of the christain church.

-------------------- SMITH,MARGARET J,,-,0,JOHN,SEXTON,SEP,19,1861,,,,---,,0,MONROE,4,141,4119,

son of James C Sexton 7 Mary Ann Staten , married Margaret Smith 19 September 1861, children James Washington Sexton & wife Margaret J Rayl, Elizabeth Sexton & husband Valentine Hayes, William C Sexton & wife Etta May Spaulding

History of Greene and Sullivan Counties State of Indiana, Goodspeed Bros, & Co., Publishers, 1884 p 673

      John Sexton, farmer, is a native of Greene County, Ind., was born Dec. 28, 1835 and is a son of James and Mary (Staton) Sexton, the former a native of Alabama, the latter of Kentucky. James Sexton was reared and attended school in Tennessee, whither he had gone at an early age, and when about twenty-one years of age removed to Kentucky, remained ten years: afterward came to Greene County, this State, and finally to this township, where he finished his eartly course in October 1874. Mrs. Sexton is yet living at the age of eighty-four. She is, as Mr. Sexton was, a member of the Separate Baptist Church.
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John J Sexton (737)'s Timeline

1835
December 28, 1835
Greene,Indiana
1850
1850
Age 14
Taylor, Greene Co., Indiana
1860
1860
Age 24
Salt Creek, Monroe, Indiana
1861
December 19, 1861
Age 25
Monroe Co., Indiana
1862
September, 1862
Age 26
Monroe,Indiana
1864
1864
Age 28
Indiana
1870
1870
Age 34
Salt Creek, Monroe, Indiana
1871
1871
Age 35
Indiana