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Thomas Thornburgh MP (c.1761 - 1832)

Thomas Thornburg was the son of Benjamin Eli Thornburg and second wife Mary Brooks. He was born c.1761 in Berkeley County, Virginia and died in 1832 in Liberty Corners, Delaware County, Indiana. He mar...

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Christina Demonbreun (1787 - 1850)

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AQUILLA Carmack (1754 - 1811)

AQUILLA3 CARMACK (WILLIAM2, CORNELIUS1) was born 13 January 1754 in ,Frederick Co, MD, and died 25 February 1811 in ,Davidson Co, TN. He married (1) BENNY CARTWRIGHT 10 August 1784. She died 05 Sep...

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Lt. Alexander Ewing, 'Devil Alex' (c.1752 - 1822)

Captain Alexander Ewing was a Revolutionary War hero. Alexander is a son of John Ewing and a grandson of Alexander Ewing (1677-1738/9) an Immigrant to America in 1727. Early settler of N.W. Davidso...

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Elizabeth Rhea (1732 - 1793)

Widow of the Reverend Joseph Rhea who is buried at Piney Creek, Maryland. This family came to America from Ireland in 1769. She came with family and fellow church members to Tennessee in 1778.

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John A. Rhea, US Congress (1753 - 1832)

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Capt John "Renta" Baker (1735 - 1831)

John Renta Baker is buried in the John Baker Cemetery, Owsley County, Kentucky. -------------------- Name: John Teneretta "Renta" BAKER , Capt. Sex: M Title: Captain Birth: 17 OCT 1735 in Pine Moutain,...

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Josiah Nichol (1772 - 1833)

Josiah Nichol, early merchant of Nashville, Tennessee, was born in Fahan Parish, Donegal, Ireland, 17 Mar 1772. A copy of the Nichol family Bible, verifying his birthplace and date, is now in the Te...

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William Rankin Bowen (1742 - 1804)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A012747 14. William BOWEN was born in 1742 in Augusta, Co., Va.. He died on 15 Dec 1804 in Sumner Co., Tn.. ...

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Gideon Blackburn, Chaplin to the Indians (1772 - 1838)

Gideon Blackburn, Presbyterian minister, college president, and missionary to the Cherokees, was born in Augusta County, Virginia, on August 27, 1772. Orphaned in his youth, Blackburn moved to what i...

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Russell Bean (c.1760 - 1829)

William Bean initiated permanent settlement in eastern Tennessee when he arrived from Virginia in 1769 and built a rude cabin on Boone's Creek near its junction with the Watauga River. He was joined so...

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Capt. Billy Bean MP (c.1729 - 1784)

Captain William 'Billy' Bean (1721-1782) son of William Bean and Elizabeth Hatton was the first recorded permanent white settler in what later became the state of Tennessee. While settled in Pittsylvan...

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Susanna Randolph Clark (1768 - 1842)

Nee Susan Randolph Payne. Her father was John Payne. She was born on 24 Jan 1768, Fulvanna Co, Virginia. Died on 17 Oct 1847. Buried with her husband in the Bethel Cemetery, Kingston, Tennessee.

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Robert Peyton MP (c.1740 - 1795)

DAR Ancestor #: A089994 PEYTON, ROBERT Ancestor #: A089994 Service:  VIRGINIA    Rank: SOLDIER Birth:  (ANTE) 1740    PRINCE WILLIAM CO VIRGINIA ...

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Governor Joseph Desha (1768 - 1842)

Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood published 1895 showing "a soldier in the Revolution at 15 years of age, with Mad Anthony Wayne in '96, a major general ...

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Ignatius Chisholm (c.1777 - c.1837)

Ignatius’ parentage is also rather confusing. His father is clearly John D. Chisholm(I049) . Some think that Ignatius’ mother was John’s first wife, a White woman, named Betsy Si...

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Capt. John K. Buchanan (1795 - d.)

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Gov. Archibald Roane MP (1760 - 1819)

Archibald Roane (1759 or 1760 – January 18, 1819) was the second Governor of Tennessee, serving from 1801 to 1803. He won the office after the state's first governor, John Sevier, was prevente...

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Anne Lewis Dale (1796 - 1829)

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John Key (1735 - 1795)

John Key, son of Moses, Jr., was born about 1735. He served in the Revolutionary War as Captain from Washington Co., N.C. After the War he, with his son David, and perhaps other children, moved to what...

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Lee Shute (1797 - 1879)

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John Shute (deceased)

On April 14, 1793 John Rains was commissioned captain of a "company of mounted infantrymen called into service for the protection of the frontier of Mero District," according to Robert Hays, muster mas...

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William Edwards (1730 - 1795)

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Elizabeth Dunn (1781 - 1837)

Rains, daughter of Capt. John Rains and Christiana Gowen Rains, was born about 1781 probably in Davidson County. She was married there September 26, 1801 to Michael Carnes Dunn, according to Davidson C...

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Michael Carnes Dunn, of Grassmere (1770 - 1853)

Michael Dunn (1770-1853) married Elizabeth Rains (1781-1837) and raised a large family there in the early 1800s. Col. Michael C. Dunn, built the Grassmere home in 1810 He was Presbyterian and was...

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John Rains, Sr., a long hunter (c.1748 - d.)

Captain John Rains, born 1743 - 1753 On Christmas 1779 he led his family and livestock across the frozen Cumberland and settled in this vicinity. In 1784 he built a fort that enclosed the spring 75 y...

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William Nathaniel Gale MP (c.1740 - c.1820)

In 1823 Henry L. Sheffey testified that about 1805 he and Thomas Warner took the illegitimate son of Joseph Barron, "acknowledged by him as such", then between four and five years old to the residence ...

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Joseph Barron MP (c.1758 - c.1816)

Joseph Barron (c1758-1816), an Indian trader in Virginia and Tennessee. Do not confuse him with Joseph Barron (1773-1843), Indian Interpreter. He and his brothers John and Hugh carried on a success...

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Catharina Gale Roberson MP (1781 - 1851)

She was named in her mother's 1794 will and was listed as an heir in her father's 1800 estate settlement. Her maiden name, birth date, and relationship to her husband and sons are shown by the LDS Inte...

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John Pillow (1745 - 1793)

MILITARY SERVICE OF JOHN PILLOW IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION The service of John Pillow has been approved by the NSSAR (# 118709). He served as a soldier in Captain David Steel's company in the 13th ...

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Alexander Ewing (1797 - 1834)

Alexander C Ewing {57} was born 9 Sep 1797 in Davidson County, Tennessee. He was the son of Alexander Ewing {52} and Sarah Smith {53}. Alexander died 13 Jun 1834. He married Chloe Russell Saunders

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Capt. William Alexander (1746 - 1830)

Buried on original grant « mile southeast of Hartsville, Trousdale (formerly Smith) County known as the Gleaves place. Graves marked with upright slabs now falling through, moderately well pre...

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Maj. William Hall (1740 - 1787)

Links The Chickamauga Wars were raging at this time, and the Sumner County area north of Nashville was particularly vulnerable. On June 3, 1787, William's brother, James, was killed as the two ...

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Richard Hall (b. - 1787)

The Chickamauga Wars were raging at this time, and the Sumner County area north of Nashville was particularly vulnerable. On June 3, 1787, William's brother, James, was killed as the two were ambushed ...

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James Hall (b. - 1787)

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Isaac Bledsoe (c.1735 - 1793)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of FIRST MAJOR. DAR ancestor #A011217 Colonel Isaac Bledsoe was killed on Cumberland in the month of April and on the 20th of...

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Clarissa Lauderdale (1793 - 1841)

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James Franklin, a longhunter MP (c.1755 - 1825)

James Franklin 1750 - 1819 DAR Ancestor #: A041746 Pilot Knob, Sumner County, Tennessee James Franklin came to Tennessee originally as a Long Hunter. These men were very much like the Mountain Men ...

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Samuel Alexander Neeley (1766 - 1790)

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Elizabeth Neeley (1748 - 1783)

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Charlotte Robertson (c.1751 - 1843)

Charlotte Reeves Robertson was among the earliest settlers to live in Middle Tennessee. She followed her husband, James Robertson, in a journey from the Watauga settlement of East Tennessee to the wi...

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Capt. Abraham Lewis De Moss MP (1753 - 1820)

DAR Ancestor #: A031723 Also known as Abraham Lewis DeMoss. Founded town of Bellevue, Tennessee. Built a log cabin on the banks of the Harpeth River in 1797 and named it "Belle Vue". Revolutionary ...

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Gen. James Winchester (1752 - 1826)

James was born the son of William Winchester [1711] ENG and Lydia Richards [1727] MD [daughter of Edward Richards [1678] ENG and Mary Head [1690] ENG]. Edward Richards came to the new world from Ma...

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Martha Mary Tipton MP (1736 - 1794)

MARTHA MARY DENTON BURIAL: SINKING CREEK FARM-ON A HILL OVERLOOKING HOMESTEAD CHILDREN: NINE BY FIRST HUSBAND-DR. JAMES MOORE DENTON FAMILY: PATRIOTS IN FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR-REVOLUTIONARY WAR ...

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Mary Tipton MP (1732 - 1776)

MARY BUTLER BURIAL: JUNE 1776 VIRGINIA DEATH IN CHILDBIRTH: DEATH SAME DAY AS BIRTH OF JONATHAN TIPTON- 6/8/1776 MARRIAGE LENGTH: ABOUT 25 YEARS

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Col. John Tipton MP (1730 - 1813)

) Col. John Tipton Born on August 15, 1730, Col. John Tipton resided in Baltimore County until 1747 when his family moved to the Shenandoah Valley near Winchester, Virginia. While there he married ...

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William "Fighting Billy" Tipton MP (1761 - 1849)

COL. WILLIAM TIPTON MILITARY SERVICE: REVOLUTIONARY WAR-CAPT. WALL'S CO/COL. RICAHRD PARKER'S REGIMENT WAR WOUNDS: 1779 THREE WOUNDS IN SAVANNAH, GA. -------------------------- A history of T...

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Captain William Lytle (1755 - 1829)

William Lytle, of Hillsboro, N.C., was the son of Robert Lytle (1729-1774) and Sarah Mebane Lytle, and served in the Sixth, First, and Fourth regiments of the North Carolina Line during the Revolutio...

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Sarah Y. Smith (1728 - 1809)

By all accounts, Sarah was the wife of Robert Smith. So far as is known, their children were Elizabeth, Sarah, Alexander and Nancy. Sarah's parents names are given as John and Mary Clemmons in the bo...

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Dorthea Gordon (1779 - 1859)

Dolley Cross Gordon married the Captain in 1794 & lived to be 81 passing away in 1859. She was a successful business woman operating the Duck River Ferry and Trading Post while her husband was away o...

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John Gordon, Captain of the Spies (c.1763 - 1819)

John Gordon (1763-1819) As with many others, he came west towards the end of the war and settled in Nashville when, as a contemporary observed, it contains "only two houses which, in true, merit ...

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Nicholas Fain (c.1782 - 1849)

HOUSE, 23rd and 24th General Assemblies, 1839-43; representing Hawkins and Sullivan counties; Republican. Born on February 4, 1782; place not known, but probably in Washington County, North Carolin...

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Col. Francis Alexander Ramsey (c.1764 - 1820)

Francis Alexander Ramsey of Scots-Irish descent, helped James White explore what is now the Knoxville, Tennessee area in 1783, and later served in various capacities in the State of Franklin and Southw...

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Abner Alexander Lester (1754 - 1833)

Abner Lester Added by chrisann59 on 10 Dec 2008 born on 8 Aug 1754 in Montgomery County, VA and died in Jul 1833 in Williamson County, TN at age 78. General Notes: Abner was one of the early ...

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Arthur Campbell, Indian Scout (1743 - 1811)

Arthur Campbell, a political and military leader in Virginia and frontier Tennessee, was born in Augusta County, Virginia, on November 3, 1743. A band of Wyandotte Indians captured fifteen-year-old Cam...

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Elizabeth Campbell (c.1767 - 1821)

Elizabeth Outlaw 1767 Duplin Co NC - 19 Jan 1821 Cahaba AL married Washington Co VA 1779 David [Judge] Campbell 26 May 1750 Augusta Co VA - 21 Nov 1812 Old Washington, Rhea County TN Judge David...

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"Judge David" Campbell (1750 - 1812)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor #: A018570 Judge David Campbell, State of Franklin official and early territorial and state judge, was born in A...

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Thomas Deaderick (1765 - 1831)

After 1802, Thomas Deaderick moved to Tennessee settling for a few years at Mansker's Station before moving to Nashville, where he was a successful merchant and silversmith.

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Grizel Cocke (c.1758 - 1820)

Parish Sims, first husband of Grizel Kissiah, made his will November 26, 1807, and died within a few months. His will, recorded in 1812, in Lincoln County (later destroyed by fire), named his wife Griz...

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Ann Cockrill MP (1757 - 1821)

Ann Robertson Cockrill was the only woman among the early Cumberland settlers to receive a land grant in her own name. In 1784 the North Carolina legislature awarded this honor for her contribution to ...

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Maj. John Cockrill MP (1757 - 1837)

John COCKRILL was born 19 Dec 1757 in Wythe County, Virginia. John married Ann ROBERTSON JOHNSON/JOHNSTON, a widow with three daughters. John Died at Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee 11 Apr 183...

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Michael M Yoakum (1740 - c.1800)

5. Michael2 Yoakum (Matthias1);14,15 b. 1740 in Pennsylvania;16 m. Ann Boyles, daughter of Alexander Boyles, 8 Feb 1762 in Bedford County, Virginia;16 d. after 1799. Mike Sizer's research strongly su...

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Sally Ridley, Defender of the Fort (c.1773 - 1831)

Sarah2 Ridley (George1) was born 28 Nov 1773 in E. TN, and died 23 Nov 1831 in Nashville, Davidson, TN. She married John Buchanan, Jr. 1791 in Davidson Co., TN, son of John Buchanan and Jane Trindle....

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Gov. Joseph McMinn of Tennesse MP (1758 - 1824)

Joseph McMinn (June 22, 1758 – October 17, 1824) was an American politician. He was the fifth Governor of Tennessee, serving from 1815 to 1821. A veteran of the American Revolution, he had pre...

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Margaret Patterson (1737 - 1782)

First Settlers of Neely's Bend in Davidson Co., TN.

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Martha Gowan, Escaped Indians (c.1773 - d.)

John Rains, Jr., said: On one occasion my sister [Martha "Patsy" Rains] wished to go up to Armstrong's Station, about seven miles from Nashville. She could not get company as pleased her, so she went a...

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James P. Condon, Mayor (c.1767 - c.1837)

James P. Condon, normally employed as a tailor and boarding house proprietor, was High Constable of Nashville from 1814 to 1816 and was elected Mayor of Nashville in 1820 in a highly contested election...

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John Rains, Jr. (c.1770 - c.1855)

In 1787 while serving in a company of spies [scouts] com­manded by his father, he took part in a skirmish with the In­dians near Nashville. As the braves began to retreat, John Rains, J...

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Keziah Sevier MP (c.1753 - 1806)

ROBERT SEVIER appears on Captain Evan Shelby's company list of June 11, 1773, so it is known that Robert Sevier followed his brother, Valentine, to the new frontier, and preceded John Sevier. Valenti...

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Maj. Jonathan Tipton MP (1750 - 1833)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A115933 from A history of Tennessee and Tennesseans: the leaders and ..., Volume 8 By Will Thom...

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John Cage (1780 - 1827)

8) John Cage (3 Dec 1780 - 9 May 1827) m. 11 Dec 1800, Sumner Co. TN, Thankful Morgan (9 Jun 1786 - 28 Aug 1843) Links

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Nathaniel Hall MP (1750 - 1833)

Nathaniel Hall came to Tennessee from Virginia in 1778 Sources DAR Ancestor #: A049399 Links

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Elizabeth Thankful McTeer (Doak) MP (c.1747 - 1848)

From "Descendants of James Doak" by Joseph A. Payne: Elizabeth Thankful3 DOAK, (Samuel2 DOAK, James1) was born Jan 14, 1746/1747 at Fisherville, Tinkling Spring, Augusta Co., Va. Elizabeth ma...

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Rev. Samuel Doak, Jr., D.D. MP (1749 - 1830)

Samuel Doak (1749–1830) was an American Presbyterian clergyman and educator, a pioneer in the movement for the abolition of slavery. Wikipedia From "Descendants of James Doak" by Joseph A. Pay...

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Nicholas Hale (1724 - 1818)

In 1800 Major William Cage's second wife died and he married Elizabeth Hale Stephenson who was the sister of his first daughter's husband. She was the daughter of Nicholas Hale of Washington County. Th...

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Maj. William Cage MP (1745 - 1811)

Major William Cage, born in Virginia, 1745, moved to Chatham County, N. C., before the Revolution. He was prominent and popular, and when the Revolution began he was appointed Major and was chiefly act...

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Thomas Hardin Perkins (1757 - 1838)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Virginia with the rank of LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor #: A088942

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Charles Perkins (1742 - c.1813)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor #: A088723

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David Hughes (c.1757 - 1849)

My family memoirs. [2d ed.] By Thomas Hughes. Published 1918 by Printed by King Bros. in Baltimore . Written in English. Mother was Bridgett/O'Neill DAR Ancestor #: A059111 HUGHES, DAVID Ance...

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Giles Harding MP (1749 - 1810)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A050185 The Hardings came to Davidson County in 1798 and bought tracts on the Harpeth River from David Cloyd. Giles3 Harding (Wi...

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Anna Stump (1725 - 1804)

This was one of those backyard rather then church yard burials. Then evidently someone put a house on top of at least one grave. While people were remodeling they found Ann's stone either under the f...

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Hans Frederick Stump (1723 - 1820)

Frederick Stump, an early settler in the Fort Nashborough area, came from Pennsylvania by way of Georgia. He was a revolutionary war soldier and noted Indian fighter. He owned a large plantation along ...

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Mary McGavock (1773 - 1834)

Nee Mary Turner. 1st marriage to ? Hubble. 2nd marriage to McGavock, 1812. --------------------

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David McGavock, Jr., (c.1763 - 1838)

David McGavock, 6 February 1763, m. 1st, Elizabeth McDowll, 2d, Mrs. Mary Hubble, d. 7 August, 1838. -------------------- David McGavock (1763 - 1838) was a Middle Tennessee landowner and farmer. H...

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Elizabeth Bennett, Mistress (1745 - 1856)

It was this time (1786) in Timothy’s life when his “Nashville wife” comes into the picture, which was really his mistress. In January, 1787, Elizabeth Bennett - commonly called Hin...

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Col. Thomas Hutchings MP (c.1740 - c.1804)

1779 Dec. 22 Colonel John Donelson and party, to include Thomas Hutchings, departed on a famous boat trip to French Lick (Nashville). The trip started at the Netherland Inn (Kingsport Tn.) navigating...

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John Donelson III (1755 - 1830)

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Rachel Donelson MP (c.1715 - 1801)

RACHEL5 STOKELY (ALEXANDER4, JOSEPH3, JOHN (STOCKLEY)2, JOHN (STOCKLEY)1) was born in Accomac County, Virginia, and died 1801 in Davidson County, Tennessee. She married JOHN DONELSON II Abt. 1750 in Pi...

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Judge John Overton Sr. (1766 - 1833)

) JOHN W. OVERTON was secretary to President Andrew Jackson. John Overton (April 9, 1766 – April 12, 1833) was an advisor of Andrew Jackson, a judge at the Superior Court of Tennessee, a b...

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Nancy Agnes Kelsey (1734 - 1795)

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William Kelsey (1739 - 1806)

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Susannah Blair (1765 - 1829)

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Martha Blair (1732 - 1803)

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John Blair, Sr. (1737 - 1799)

John Blair I was born 1737 in Ireland. He came to America before 1754. He was a private under Captain Peebles' Foot Battalion, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia, Revolutionary War. He married M...

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John Blair, Jr. (1754 - 1818)

Comments (Overview )     1) JOHN BLAIR, SR. FATHER JOHN, JR. SERVED FROM PA. DAR Ancestor #: A010855

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Ebenezer John Cunningham (1768 - 1812)

Note: Believed to have been a Presbyterian Minister Links

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Catherine Matlock MP (1757 - 1824)

Profile fields have been locked following what appears to be multiple attempts at deleting information, leaving a blank profile (a form of profile vandalism). If there are fields that are incorrectly p...

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William Matlock MP (c.1762 - 1829)

Profile fields have been locked following what appears to be multiple attempts at deleting information, leaving a blank profile (a form of profile vandalism). If there are fields that are incorrectly p...

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William Walker (1716 - c.1797)

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Capt. George Walker MP (1745 - 1833)

DAR Ancestor # A119361 George was born 1745 Fauquier Co VA. George resided in Burke Co NC and while there he was commissioned Feb 1776 as a Lieutenant in Captain John Harden's North Carolina Regiment...

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