Descendants of Patrick Stewart, 1st of Ledcreich

 

Compiled by Chuck Speed

Also see Ledcreich Information compiled by Ryk Brown

 

 

1.†† PATRICK (1st of LEDCREICH) STEWART, b. CIRCA 1572 in LAIRD OF GLENBUCKY, BALQUHIDDER PARISH, (son of ALEXANDER (4th of GLENBUCKY) STEWART and STEWART).

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††††† The earliest references to the lands of Ledcreich (located on the north shore of Loch Voil in Balquhidder) are in the Medieval Holdings in Balquhidder assigned to William Stewart and Malcolm Maclery in 1480-1487 from the Exchequer Rolls of Scotland (Vol. 9. p566.) In 1502-1507, Ledcreich and other lands of Balquhidder were assigned to William Stewart and his son, Walter Stewart, with the power to have sub-tenants as recorded in the Exchequer Rolls (Vol. 12. p. 635) and from 1508-1513 (Vol. 13. p. 633.) This also seems to be confirmed in the family notes made by his later descendant, Patrick Stewart of Ledcreich in 1763, and published in the American Historical Register, Vol. I (Jan 1895), pp. 441-446.

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††††† According to the historical compiler, MacGregor, author of Landed Families of Strathearn, this "Patrick Stewart,"...was..."styled as eldest son to his father in a Bond of Manrent to Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy in 1586. He did not succeed to the lands of Glenbucky but obtained those of Ledcreich and had issue." This also seems to be confirmed in the family notes made by his later descendant, Patrick Stewart of Ledcreich in 1763, and published in the American Historical Magazine; University Press, Volume 8; Date: 1902. A partial copy of this publication may be viewed at: http://www.chuckspeed.com/stewart/Stewart%20lineage.html.

 

††††† He married CHRISTIAN DRUMMOND, married in SCOTLAND, b. in SCOTLAND, (daughter of SIR JOHN DRUMMOND of NIGANOR and UNKNOWN).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 2.†††††† i††††† WILLIAM(2nd of LEDCREICH) STEWART b. CIRCA 1600.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† DUNCAN STEWART, b. in LAIRD OF GLENBUCKY, BALQUHIDDER SCOTLAND, d. 25 Jan 1665 in LEDCREICH, BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.[1]

 

Second Generation

 

2.†† WILLIAM(2nd of LEDCREICH) STEWART, b. CIRCA 1600 in LAIRD OF LEDCREICH, BALQUHIDDER PARISH, d. 31 Jul 1683 in LEDCREICH, BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.[2]

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††††† In the Commissariot Record of Dunblain-Register of Testaments 1539-1800, there are three 17th century wills recorded for Ledcreich. These are:

††††† (1) Duncan Stewart. 25 January 1665 and 6 January 1666.

††††† (2) Margaret Buchanan and Patrick Stewart her husband. 22 August 1682.

††††† (3) William Stewart. 31 July 1683.

 

††††† He married MARY MacGREGOR, married in SCOTLAND, b. in SCOTLAND, (daughter of DUNCAN MacGREGOR and UNKNOWN).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 3.†††††† i††††† PATRICK (3rd of LEDCREICH) STEWART b. CIRCA 1635.

 

Third Generation

 

3.†† PATRICK (3rd of LEDCREICH) STEWART,[3] b. CIRCA 1635 in LAIRD OF LEDCREICH, BALQUHIDDER PARISH, d. 22 Aug 1682 in LEDCREICH, BALQUHIDDER PARISH, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

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††††† Patrick served as a general in the English army of Charles I, Charles II, and James II. He fought in 25 battles, besides skirmishes, and suffered much financially because of his loyalty to the royal families. He was also of Stronslane, Perthshire, Scotland.

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††††† In the Commissariot Record of Dunblain-Register of Testaments 1539-1800 (SRO), there are three wills recorded for Ledcreich. These are:(1) Duncan Stewart; 25 Jan 1665 and 6 Jan 1666; (2) Margaret Buchanan and Patrick Stewart her husband; 22 Aug 1682; (3) William Stewart 31 Jul 1683.

 

††††† He married MARGARET BUCHANAN, married in BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, b. in SCOTLAND, (daughter of ROBERT (of DRUMLAIN) BUCHANAN and UNKNOWN).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 4.†††††† i††††† ALEXANDER (of LEDCREICH) STEWART b. CIRCA 1676.

 

Fourth Generation

 

4.†† ALEXANDER (of LEDCREICH) STEWART, b. CIRCA 1676 in LAIRD OF LEDCREICH, BALQUHIDDER PARISH, d. in PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

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††††† Alexander was the only son of General Patrick Stewart of Ledcreich, an officer in the armies of Kings Charles I, Charles II, and James II. Alexander married a daughter of the Glenagle household, Catherine Stewart, daughter of Alexander Stewart who was the son of Duncan Stewart of Glenagle. Alexander lived in the South East district of Perthshire, Scotland and was considered a member of the Highlander clans.

 

††††† He married KATHARINE STEWART, (daughter of ALEXANDER STEWART and UNKNOWN).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 5.†††††† i††††† PATRICK STEWART b. 7 Feb 1697.

†††††† †† 6.†††††† ii†††† WILLIAM STEWART b. CIRCA 1700.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ROBERT STEWART, b. in LEDCREICH,BALQUHIDDER, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ALEXANDER STEWART, b. 11 Sep 1707 in LEDCREICH, BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

Fifth Generation

 

5.†† PATRICK STEWART,[4],[5],[6],[7] b. 7 Feb 1697 in LAIRD OF LEDCREICH, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, occupation FARMER,[8] d. 1 May 1772 in BLADEN CO., NORTH CAROLINA, buried: 1772 in ST DAVID'S PARISH, CHERAW, SOUTH CAROLINA.[9]

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††††† Patrick Stewart and his wife Elizabeth Menzies came to America from Ledcreich in Balquhidder, Perthshire, Scotland with six Argyllshire gentlemen and about 300 Highlanders from Scotland to Cape Fear in North Carolina, in 1739. (Note: the term "gentlemen" as used then denoted those entitled to bear arms). The group called itself the Argyll Colony because Argyll was the shire in western Scotland from which they sailed. They were the vanguard of what began as a trickle and grew into a flood of Highland emigrants to what was then Bladen County, North Carolina, later to be divided into Cumberland, Moore, Robeson, Harnett and Hoke Counties. The colony sailed from Scotland in June 1739. On 6 June, the customs office of Campbeltown, Argyll, cleared the "Thistle" (ship) of passengers for "Cape Fear in America." From Cambeltown, she sailed to Gigha to take on additional passengers and join the "Charming Molly" (ship), cleared at Belfast also to carry part of the colony.

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††††† According to the Stewart Clan Magazine (Tome G, Vol. 34, No. 6 [Dec 1956], 177) Patrick sold Ledcreich to John Glas Stewart of Benmore (k. at Culloden, 1746), a younger son of John Stewart of Acharn and father of the three Benmore Stewarts who inherited Glenbuckie in the mid 18th century. It is suspected that by that time Ledcreich was lumped together with the larger Glenbucky estate, itwas part of the land sold by John Lorn Stewart in 1847.

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††††† Patrick Stewart and the colony arrived in North Carolina in September and probably spent most of their first winter in or near Newton (soon to be renamed Wilmington) because they had not yet decided on a specific location for settlement. Earlier settlers, mostly from Pennsylvania and Jersey, had already taken up most of the river frontage along the Cape Fear as far up as the mouth of Lower Little River, some twenty miles above Cross Creek. For that reason the Argyll Colonists had to go farther upriver to find available river frontage, the preferred location because, in the absence of roads at the time, the river was the most convenient highway. On 4 and 5 June 1740, some twenty-five men with Highland names were issued patents for a total of 14,000 acres in parcels of varying sizes on both sides of the river as far up as The Forks, the confluence of the Haw and Deep Rivers which form the Cape Fear, about fifty miles above Cross Creek.

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††††† In 1740 Patrick Stewart received land grants for 320 acres in Bladen Co., N. Carolina. In 1756 he was granted land on Harnett's Branch, and in 1763 at Brown's Marsh, all in Bladen County. After the Stuarts failed to re-establish themselves on the throne of England and Scotland in 1746,Patrick is said to have decided to never return to Scotland. On January 18, 1763, he and his son, Charles, wrote down his genealogy. Patrick and his wife Elizabeth later moved following his daughter, Catherine and her husband William Little, to South Carolina at the Cheraws where he died 1772.

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††††† The will of Patrick Stewart of St Davidís Parish in the Cheraws District of North Carolina, dated 8-May-1772, divided his property among his wife, Elizabeth, son James, daughters Catherine Little and Margaret Caraway, and his grandson Charles Stewart Caraway. The executors were Catherine Little (who in 1774 married John Speed) and Alexander Gordon.

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††††† The old written record of the Stewart ancestors which was dictated by Patrick Stewart, former Laird of Ledcreich, Balquhidder, Scotland, on January 18, 1763, and recorded by Patrick's son, Charles, was in thepossession of Patrick's granddaughter, Ann Gist (Ann was the daughter of Patrick's son, James) at the time of her death. Her surviving husband, Gist, sent this original record to Dr Morgan Brown who was married to Patrick Stewart's granddaughter, Elizabeth Little (daughter of Catherine Stewart). It has survived these many years in the Brown family bible and was published in the American Historical Magazine; University Press, Volume 8; Date: 1902. A partial copy of this publication may be viewed at: http://www.chuckspeed.com/stewart/Stewart%20lineage.html.

 

††††† He married (1) JEAN STEWART,[10] married 1718 in KIRKTOWN OF BALQUIHIDDER, SCOTLAND, b. in KIRKTOWN OF BALLQUHIDDER, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† MARY STEWART, b. 8 Jan 1719 in KIRKTOWN OF BALLQUHIDDER, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† KATHERINE STEWART, b. 1 Dec 1720 in KIRKTOWN OF BALLQUHIDDER, SCOTLAND.

 

††††† He married (2) KATHRINE STUART,[11] married 23 Nov 1728 in BALQUHIDDER PARISH, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, b. in BALQUIDDER PARISH, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 7.†††††† iii†††† JANET STEWART.

 

††††† He married (3) ELIZABETH MENZIES, married 13 Oct 1733 in BALQUHIDEER, PERTH, SCOTLAND, b. CIRCA 1715 in PARISH OF DULL, SCOTLAND, (daughter of DR. DUNCAN MENZIES and MARGARET MENZIES) d. 1772 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 8.†††††† iv††† MARGRATE STEWART b. 3 Nov 1734.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† WILLIAM STEWART, b. 21 Dec 1738 in PERTH, SCOTLAND, d. CIRCA 1739 in PERTH, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† ALEXANDER STEWART.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Alexander died at birth.

†††††† †† 9.†††††† vii††† CATHERINE STEWART b. CIRCA 1739.

†††††† †† 10.†††† viii†† JAMES STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† CHARLESSTEWART, b. in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 1765 in WILLMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Charles was the youngest and favorite son of Patrick Stewart and Elizabeth Menzies. He died young and single at Wilmington, North Carolina in 1765. He is the family member who transcribed Patrick Stewart's family genealogy in 1763.

†††††† †† 11.†††† x†††† ELIZABETH STEWART b. 1744.

 

6.†† WILLIAM STEWART, b. CIRCA 1700 in BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, occupation FARMER,[12] d. 2 Aug 1778 in RALEIGH, WAKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, buried: 1778 in SOUTH RIVER CHURCH, BLADEN CO., NC.

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††††† William immigrated with his brother Patrick from Perthshire, Scotland as a widower with several children to North Carolina in 1739. He settled in Bladen County, North Carolina on the Cape Fear River. William later located near Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina with his second wife, the widow Jannett McDougal Williamson.

 

††††† He married (1) UNKNOWN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† HUGH STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ROBERT STEWART.

 

††††† He married (2) CATHERINE COLVIN, married in BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, b. CIRCA 1693 in BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, d. CIRCA 1755 in BALQUHIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, buried: CIRCA 1755 in STEWART CEMETERY; BLADEN CO., NC.

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††††† CATHERINE: The Old Stewart Cemetery is located between North Carolina Highway 210 and the South River near the intersection with U.S. Highway 701. The cemetery site consisted of a low brick rubble wall which was originally a triangular shape. On May 3, 1995 the site was inspected by Mark Wilde-Ramsing and Catherine Sloan and was found to be in poor repair but with evidence of the

††††† original wall. No grave stones were apparent.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 12.†††† iii†††† PATRICK STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† MARGARET STEWART, b. in SCOTLAND.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Margaret lived a very unhappy life with Spiller for several years. They were seperated following the return of Spiller's first wife and family from Ireland. Margaret died not long afterwards without having had any children.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married SPILLER, occupation ATTORNEY.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† SPILLER: Spiller was an attorney from Ireland and came to America from Ireland leaving a wife and two or three children. He married Margaret Stewart here in American and did not tell her of his first marriage.

 

 

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††††† He married (3) JANNETT McDOUGAL,[13] married 1760 in BLADEN COUNTY, N. CAROLINA, d. 1793 in BLADEN CO., NORTH CAROLINA, buried: 1793 in SOUTH RIVER CHURCH, BLADEN CO., NC.

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††††† JANNETT: Janet was a widower. Her first husband was Daniel Williamson.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† CATHERINE STEWART, b. 1761 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married DWANGHER.

 

†††††† †† 13.†††† vi††† CHARLES STEWART b. 16 Jan 1761.

†††††† †† 14.†††† vii††† DUNCAN STEWART b. 1763.

†††††† †† 15.†††† viii†† JAMES STEWART b. 1763.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† JANNETT STEWART, b. 1765 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jane married her cousin John Stewart.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CAPTAIN JOHN (JOCK) STEWART, b. in SCOTLAND, occupation HALF-PAY BRITISH OFFICER.

 

†††††† †† 16.†††† x†††† ANN STEWART b. 1767.

†††††† †† 17.†††† xi††† ELIZABETH STEWART b. 1769.

†††††† †† 18.†††† xii††† ELEANOR HELEN NELLIE STEWART b. 4 Mar 1771.

 

Sixth Generation

 

7.†† JANET STEWART, b. in PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

††††† She married JOHN McLEAN, married 16 Mar 1754 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES McLEAN, b. 23 Feb 1756 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† PATRICK McLEAN, b. 2 Nov 1757 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† DUNCAN McLEAN, b. 12 Jun 1763 in BLAIR ATHOLL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† DONALD McLEAN, b. 11 Feb 1765 in BLAIR ATHOLL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† †† 19.†††† v†††† ALEXANDER McLEAN b. 22 Jul 1767.

 

8.†† MARGRATE STEWART, b. 3 Nov 1734 in BALQUIDDER, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

††††† She married (1) THOMAS STEWART, married in CHERAWS DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, b. CIRCA 1730 in PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, (son of DUGALD STEWART and UNKNOWN) d. CIRCA 1763 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

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††††† THOMAS: Thomas was a planter of Cumberland County. In April 13, 1756, records indicated that he deeded to John Rea 200 acres of land which was part of a tract of 640 acres on the northwest branch of Cape Fear river which was granted by the king's patent April 13, 1740, to Dugald Stewart.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ELIZABETH STEWART, b. CIRCA 1760 in CAPE FEAR RIVER, CUMBERLAND CO., NC, d. 1812 in CAPE FEAR RIVER, CUMBERLAND CO., NC, buried: 1812 in CUMBERLAND CO., NORTH CAROLINA.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In the "Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarterly Sessions of Cumberland County; October 1755-January 1779; Volume I (William Fields, Editor), the following was found:

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "February 1762 Term: Justices Present at this Term: Alexander McAlister, John Stewart, Ferquhard Campbell and Hector McNeill. February 16, 1762: John Carraway appointed guardian of Elizabeth Stewart, orphan daughter of Thomas Stewart, security: 300 pounds."

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "April 1774 Term: Justices Present at this Term: Thomas Mathews (Mathus), Alexander McDonald (McDonold), Wm Seal, Farqd Campbell, Robert Cochran, Robert Rowan, George Myline (Milne), Willm. Sprowel (Sprowl), David Smith, Duncan McNeill, James Hepbern, Robt. Cobb and Richard Lyon. April 29, 1774: Miss Elizabeth Stewart chose Farqd. Campbell, Esq., and Mr. Alexr. Gregory as her guardians; bond 200 pounds."

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Elizabeth died an old maid on her plantation on the Cape Fear river in Cumberland County, North Carolina. She willed 800 acres of her land to her cousins Robert Stewart, Hector Stewart and Dugald Stewart. She gave some slaves to her nieces, Eliza and Janet Caraway, daughters of James Caraway and Margaret Stewart, eldest daughter of Patrick Stewart and Elizabeth Menzies.

 

††††† She married (2) JOHN CARRAWAY, married in CHERAWS DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 20.†††† ii†††† JAMES CARRAWAY.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† CHARLES STEWART CARRAWAY.

†††††† †† 21.†††† iv††† THOMAS CARRAWAY.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† ROBERT CARRAWAY, b. in CHERAWS DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† ELIZABETH CARRAWAY, b. in CHERAWS DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† JANET CARRAWAY, b. in CHERAWS DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

9.†† CATHERINE STEWART, b. CIRCA 1739 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, occupation HOUSEWIFE, d. CIRCA 1789 in RICHMOND CO., NORTH CAROLINA, buried: in RICHMOND CO., NORTH CAROLINA.

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††††† Catherine was the first child of Patrick Stewart & Elizabeth Menzies to be born in America. She first married William Little of Edenton, N. Carolina in 1764. They had one daughter, Elizabeth Little, who married Morgan Brown in 1784. Catherine's second marriage in 1774 was to John Speed of Anson County (later in 1779, this part of Anson County wasnamed Richmond County east of the Pee Dee River), North Carolina. From early records of St Davidís Parish in Cheraw, SC, which is just twenty miles south of Rockingham, Richmond County, NC, John Speed is listed in 1778 as a vestryman of the parish. This marriage produced the next direct Speed descendants, James Stuart Speed, Sarah Speed, Catherine Speed, and Martha Patsy Speed. James later settled in Montgomery Co., Tennessee.

 

††††† She married (1) WILLIAM LITTLE, JR., married 25 Sep 1764 in CHERAWS, SOUTH CAROLINA, b. 27 Sep 1729 in EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA, (son of WILLIAM LITTLE and PENELOPE GALE) d. Oct 1766 in CHERAWS, SOUTH CAROLINA.

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††††† WILLIAM: Before William was nineteen, he had developed a weakness for gambling and soon lost the Occanecha estate that he had inherited from his late father. The man who won these and other lands around the Roanoke River from William was Robbin Jones. William also lost lands along the Pee Dee River on which the town of Snead's Borough (also known as Snead's Ferry) was formed. On his way toward Halifax after losing his land on the Pee Dee, he met a man by the name of Goleman Kimbrough, who with his daughter, were moving to South Carolina. He decided to travel with the man and his daughter because he was so struck by her beauty. He later married her and bought and settled on a tract of land on the Pee Dee River at the mouth of Hicks' Creek including the principal town of Cheraw, South Carolina. His father-in-law lived on the same tract of land with them. There he prospered gowing indigo.

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††††† After his first wife died, William lived as a widower for seven or eight years, after which he met Catherine Stewart and married her. Catherine was twenty-six when she married William Little. Family records indicate that Catherine immediately reformed William of his weakness for gambling and lovingly accepted into their home his daughter from his first marriage. The daughter, Sarah, was about nine years old at the time William and Catherine married.

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††††† Soon after his second marriage, William began to decline in health from something referred to then as "black jaundice or black bile." By the early 1800's this disorder was called "dyspepsia." His health continued to deteriorate until his death in September of October of 1766. When William died, he had considerable debt, but Catherine who was the sole administratrix, paid off all debts he estate owed in three or four years. It was a tedious undertaking and required her to make one or two trips to Charleston South Carolina, Cape Fear, and Edenton, North Carolina.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 22.†††† i††††† ELIZABETH LITTLE b. 14 Nov 1765.

 

††††† She married (2) JOHN SPEED, married Jul 1774 in CHERAW DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, b. CIRCA 1745 in NORTH CAROLINA, (son of WILLIAM SPEED and ELIZABETH) occupation FARMER & LAND APPRAISER,[14] d. 18 Feb 1806 in RICHMOND CO., NORTH CAROLINA, buried: 1806.

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††††† JOHN: John Speed was a captain and later a lieutenant colonel during the American Revolutionary War and served in the Richmond County, North Carolina Militia (formerly part of Anson County). Captain John Speed was wounded at the Battle of Stono Ferry, South Carolina on June 20, 1779. Stono Ferry was about eight miles west of Charleston on James Island in the Stono River. The State Records of North Carolina found in the North Carolina Archives reflect that Captain Speed of the North Carolina Militia was listed as wounded in the "Return of the Killed, Wounded, and Missing in the Action of Stono Ferry, 20th June 1779." In the North Carolina Archives, there are two Revolutionary War pension applications for veterans who served under Captain John Speed. From these and other archive records, it was learned that Captain John Speed served under Colonel Thomas Crawford.

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††††† From early records of St Davidís Parish in Cheraw, SC, which is just twenty miles south of Rockingham, Richmond County, NC, John Speed is listed in 1778 as a vestryman of the parish. 1779 Jury List Records for Cheraws District of S. Carolina list John Speed as both a Grand Juryman and Petit Juryman in Civil Causes. Other references to John Speed are found in Stewart-Stuart Family history book (R929.125 B66 V.14). In the Stewart family history, John Speed is noted as marrying Catherine Stewart in 1774 (this was her second marriage). The common use of the Stewart/Stuart name was reflected in numerous descendants thereafter. Anson Co., N. Carolina deeds and abstracts (1756-1786) refer to John Speed several times.

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††††† On April 21, 1784, John Speed took his seat in the North Carolina General Assembly representing Richmond County. He is listed in the 1790 U.S. Census of Fayette District of Richmond County, North Carolina. John Speed died 18 February 1806. His obituarywas published in the early North Carolina newspaper, "The Raleigh Register": "Died in Richmond County, on the 18th ult. of the smallpox, Colonel John Speed, a respectable citizen, who has frequently represented that county in the General Assembly of this State." The North Carolina Archives records reflect that James Stewart Speed was the administrator of his father's estate in Richmond County.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 23.†††† ii†††† JAMES STEWART SPEED b. 16 Mar 1775.

†††††† †† 24.†††† iii†††† SARAH (SALLY) SPEED b. CIRCA 1777.

†††††† †† 25.†††† iv††† CATHERINE SPEED b. CIRCA 1788.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† MARTHA PATSY SPEED, b. CIRCA 1789 in CHERAW DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM MICHAELS, married in SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

10.JAMES STEWART, b. in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† He married ANNE (VOLPONTEAU) VILLEPONTEAUX, married in DORCHESTER CO., S CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ANN STEWART, b. in DORCHESTER CO., SOUTH CAROLINA, d. 8 Mar 1820 in UNION COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ann and her first husband, Edward Tongue, had no children. Both Ann and her second husband, Gist, also lived their lives without children and died in Union County, South Carolina. The old written record of the Stewart ancestors which was dictated by Patrick Stewart, former Laird of Ledcreich, Balquhidder, Scotland, on January 18, 1763, and recorded by Patrick's son, Charles, was in Ann's possession at the time of her death. Her surviving husband, Gist, sent this original record to Dr Morgan Brown who was married to Patrick Stewart's granddaughter, Elizabeth Little (daughter of Catherine Stewart). It has survived these many years in the Brown family bible and was pubished in the American Historical Magazine; University Press, Volume 8; Date: 1902.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married (1) EDWARD TONGUE, b. in CAIN ACRE NEAR THE RIVER POUPON.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married (2) FRANCIS FINCHER GIST, married 27 May 1813 in UNION COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, b. CIRCA 1773, d. 11 Jan 1819 in UNION COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† †† 26.†††† ii†††† WILLIAM STEWART b. 5 Jun 1771.

 

11.ELIZABETH STEWART, b. 1744 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 1795 in ROBESON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† She married JAMES STEWART, married in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

††††††

†††††† JAMES: James Stewart was his wife's cousin. It is unknown as to which Stewart

†††††† family.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 27.†††† i††††† JAMES STUART b. 3-Sep-1767.

†††††† †† 28.†††† ii†††† CATHERINE STUART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ELIZABETH STUART.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM JORDAN.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† MARGARET STUART, d. in SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married POPE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† CHARLES G. STUART, b. CIRCA 1775 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. CIRCA 1817 in ROBESON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Charles joined the patriots in Mexico and was never heard from again.

 

12.PATRICK STEWART,[15] b. in SCOTLAND, d. 14 Dec 1777 in WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA.

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†††††† Patrick was an elder son of William Stewart. During the start of the American Revolution, he received an appointment of captain in the Minute Men of North Carolina and fought bravely at the battle of Moor's Creek Bridge, above Wilmington, against the Tories under McLeod and McDonald.But afterwards, he took offense at either the American cause or some of the officers in the American service, and resigned his commission and joined the British Army where he received an appointment as captain in the Queen's Rangers. He spelled his name Stuart, but his brother Duncan, who was favorable to the colonial cause, refused to spell his name the same as Patrick. "Patrick was progenitor of Captain Madison Bachelor of Vicksburg, Mississippi, who is representative of that family, being great-great-grandson of Patrick," 1891. reference: Stewart Clan Magazine, Vol.XIV, No.2, Beatrice, Neb., August, 1936. Patrick died before the close of the war.

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†††††† Although, Patrick never married he did have a son named, Walter, who was raised by the Stewart family and married in Stewart County, Tennessee. A Jemima Matthews was mentioned in Patrick's will filed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 29.†††† i††††† WALTER STEWART.

 

13.CHARLES STEWART, b. 16 Jan 1761 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. in WILKINSON CO., MISSISSIPPI, buried: in STEWART TWO CEMETERY, WILKINSON CO.

††††††

†††††† Charles was a close brother to Duncan Stewart. He is buried at the Ventress place one mile north of the old Stewart Plantation estate in Wilkinson Co., Mississippi. He served in the fourth General Assembly representing Montgomery County in the House of Representatives from 1801-1803. Charles and his brother, Duncan, were the first Stewarts to leave Bladen County, North Carolina for Clarksville, Tennessee. He operated a mill in 1810, on the West Fork of Red River. Charles also engaged in practice of law and was appointed property appraiser by Montgomery County Court, 1805.

 

†††††† He married POLLY JONES, married 11 Apr 1798 in BLADEN CO., NORTH CAROLINA, (daughter of COLONEL TIGNALL JONES and PENELOPE).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† PENELOPE STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† TIGNALL STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† DUNCAN STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† CHARLES STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† JEANETTE STEWART.

 

14.DUNCAN STEWART,[16] b. 1763 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 26 Nov 1820 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1820 in STEWART TWO CEMETERY, WILKINSON CO., MS.

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†††††† Duncan was a twin brother to James Stewart. He refused to spell his name Stuart as his brother Patrick did. He entered the Revolutionary War as a private and was promoted to the rank of colonel. In 1797, Duncanand his brother James went to Tennessee and settled at Clarksville, Montgomery Co. He was very wealthy, and was a member of the TN legislature. In 1803 part of of Montgomery Co. was set off and named Stewart Co. in his honor. Col Stewart moved to Mississippi in 1808 (Wilkinson Co.) & became Lt-Gov. of the state.

 

†††††† He married PENELOPE JONES, married 19 Oct 1797 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, b. 1779 in ORANGE CO., NORTH CAROLINA, (daughter of COLONEL TIGNALL JONES and PENELOPE) d. 23 Feb 1843 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1843 in HOLLY GROVE PLANTATION, WILKINSON CO.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† WILLIAM STEWART, b. in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE, d. in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† William died in infancy.

†††††† †† 30.†††† ii†††† TIGNALL JONES STEWART b. 20 Apr 1800.

†††††† †† 31.†††† iii†††† CATHERINE MARY STEWART b. 3 Oct 1804.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ELIZA STEWART, b. CIRCA 1807 in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married COLONEL W. S. HAMBLETON, married in TENNESSEE, d. 1870 in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† †† 32.†††† v†††† JAMES A. STEWART b. 14 Jul 1811.

†††††† †† 33.†††† vi††† CHARLES DUNCAN STEWART b. 1813.

 

15.JAMES STEWART,[17],[18] b. 1763 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 1818 in WOODVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1818 in STEWART TWO CEMETERY, WILKINSON CO., MS.

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†††††† James and his brothers, Charles and Duncan went to Montgomery Co., TN when the county was organized from Davidson Co. in 1796-97. They located at Clarksville and had extensive holdings of land on the West fork of the Red River. While Duncan and brother, Charles moved to Wilkinson Co., MS in 1811, James stayed in Montgomery Co. and made his will April 19, 1818. It was

†††††† probated in that county on October 19, 1818. His executors were Henry Small, Bryan Whitfield, Thomas White, Charles Bailey, and Charles Hampton.

 

†††††† He married (1) CATHARINE (KNOWLAND) KNOWLAN, married CIRCA 1792 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, b. in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: in STEWART TWO CEMETERY, WILKINSON CO., MS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 34.†††† i††††† WILLIAM STEWART b. 1793.

†††††† †† 35.†††† ii†††† NOLAN STEWART b. 16 May 1796.

†††††† †† 36.†††† iii†††† JAMES McDOUGAL STUART b. CIRCA 1798.

†††††† †† 37.†††† iv††† JANNETT STEWART b. CIRCA 1798.

†††††† †† 38.†††† v†††† ROBINA E. STEWART b. CIRCA 1802.

†††††† †† 39.†††† vi††† MARY CATHERINE STEWART b. CIRCA 1804.

 

†††††† He married (2) JANE.

 

16.ANN STEWART, b. 1767 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† She married JAMES CARRAWAY, b. in CHERAWS DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, (son of JOHN CARRAWAY and MARGRATE STEWART).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JANE CARRAWAY.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ELIZABETH CARRAWAY.

 

17.ELIZABETH STEWART, b. 1769 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 24 Mar 1825 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married LOVICH VENTRESS, d. 1822 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† WILLIAM CHARLES VENTRESS, b. CIRCA 1804 in TENNESSEE, d. 1883.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married AUGUSTA MARIA RANDOLPH, married 7 Feb 1828 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, b. 1811.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† JAMES ALEXANDER VENTRESS, b. 12 Feb 1805 in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE, d. 26 Jun 1867 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married CHARLOTTE DAVIS PYNCHON, married 29 May 1848 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, b. 25 May 1815, d. 10 May 1877 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ELIZABETH (MARY) ANN VENTRESS, b. CIRCA 1807 in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE, d. 1861.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married (1) PULASKI CAGE, married in WOODVILLE, WILKINSON CO., MS.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married (2) ABRAHAM MORRELL FELTUS, married 29 Dec 1823 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, b. 1796 in NEW YORK, d. 1861.

 

18.ELEANOR HELEN NELLIE STEWART, b. 4 Mar 1771 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 13 Jan 1844 in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† She married THOMAS DEVANE III, married 6 Jul 1792, b. 15 Jul 1762, d. 27 Jul 1831.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† STUART DEVANE, b. 1793 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 1861.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† IRETONE C. DEVANE, b. 1795, d. 1851.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† PATRICK DEVANE, b. 1795.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† RUFUS DEVANE, b. 1798, d. 1885.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† MARY JANE DEVANE, b. 1801, d. 1808.

†††††† †† 40.†††† vi††† THOMAS DEVANE IV b. 29 Jan 1803.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† WILLIAM K. DEVANE, b. 1805, d. 1846.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† FRANKLIN DEVANE, b. 1807, d. 1837.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† ELIZ A. DEVANE, b. 1813.

 

Seventh Generation

 

19.ALEXANDER McLEAN, b. 22 Jul 1767 in BLAIR ATHOLL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††† He married CATHERINE FORBES, married 23 Dec 1797 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, b. 30 May 1773 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JOHN McLEAN, b. 10 Sep 1798 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ANGUS McLEAN, b. 9 Aug 1799 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† GIRSEL McLEAN, b. 28 Oct 1801 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† JANNET McLEAN, b. 27 Mar 1803 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† ELIZABETH McLEAN, b. 1 Nov.

†††††† †† 41.†††† vi††† JOHN McLEAN b. 14 Aug 1813.

 

20.JAMES CARRAWAY, (See marriage to number 16.)

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21.THOMAS CARRAWAY, b. in CHERAWS DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† He married CATHERINE STUART, (daughter of JAMES STEWART and ELIZABETH STEWART).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† MARGARET CARRAWAY.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† JAMES CARRAWAY, occupation PHYSICIAN.

 

22.ELIZABETH LITTLE, b. 14 Nov 1765 in EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 1829 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE.

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†††††† In the Montgomery County, Tennessee1820 census, Morgan Brown is listed as Head of Household.

 

†††††† She married MORGAN BROWN IV,[19] married 22 Jan 1784 in RICHMOND COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, b. 13 Jan 1758 in GRASSY ISLANDS on the PEEDEE RIVER, ANSON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, (son of MORGAN BROWN III and ELIZABETH CLOTHIER) d. 23 Feb 1841 in NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

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†††††† MORGAN: Morgan studied medicine but it is not clear if he ever practiced it. After marrying Elizabeth Little, they moved from Anson County, near Cheraw, South Carolina to Tennessee in 1795. They settled on the Cumberland River where Dr. Brown founded the town of Palmyra, which was made a port of entry, the only one at the time west of the Allegheny mountains. Both of his sons became judges, William as a member of the Supreme Court of Tennessee and Morgan as a judge of the United States District Court of Tennessee. Dr. Brown was an officer in the American Revolutionary War and received a pension from the government until his death.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 42.†††† i††††† ELIZABETH LITTLE BROWN b. 2 Feb 1792.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† WILLIAM LITTLE BROWN, b. 1790 in CHERAW, SOUTH CAROLINA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† While Judge William Little Brown only served a short time (1822-1824) on the state supreme court, he seemed to have been better known that his brother. His contemporaries at the bar spoke highly of his ability and was said to the most profound lawyer in the State of Tennessee.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARY McNEIL, (daughter of WILLIAM M. McNEIL and UNKNOWN).

 

†††††† †† 43.†††† iii†††† MORGAN W. BROWN b. 1800.

 

23.JAMES STEWART SPEED, b. 16 Mar 1775 in ANSON COUNTY,NORTH CAROLINA, occupation FARMER,[20] d. Dec 1816 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE, buried: 1816 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE.

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†††††† In an October 1808 Richmond County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions court action, the following heirs of Colonel John Speed, deceased, are mentioned: "James S. Speed, William Peques in right of his wife Sarah (Sally), Elihue Winbourn in right of his wife Catherine, William Michael in right of his wife Martha, who are of full age, andJohn M. Speed, Rebecca Speed, Polly Speed, Elizabeth Speed, Wages Speed, who are infant children, and of whom Elizabeth is guardian."

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†††††† A review of the Richmond County Court records following the death of Colonel John Speed seems to indicate some financial and family strife that began to occur in the years following Colonel John Speedís death in 1806. These court actions are noted:

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†††††† 1. 1807 (July Term) A judgement entered for Abraham Harper against the estate of John Speed was again brought to Court in March 1809.

†††††† 2. 1809 (August Term) James S. Speed vs Elizabeth Speed and Moses Knight

†††††† 3. 1809 (September Term) A judgement for McFarland and Ellis vs James S. Speed, William Pegues and (wife) Sally, Elihue Winbourn and (wife) Catherine, William Michael and (wife) Martha Patsy.

†††††† 4. 1809 (September) A judgement for Archibald McNeil vs James S. Speed and H.W. Covington.

†††††† 5. 1809 (September to December) Philip Horn vs James S. Speed, Serving Administrator; Elizabeth is guardian of named children, heirs at law of deceased John Speed, who are John M. Speed, Rebecca Speed, Polly Speed, Elizabeth Speed, and Wages Speed.

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†††††† After 1798, more and more of the Stewart, Speed, Brantly, and Brown family members from Bladen,Anson and Richmond Counties of North Carolina began moving to the Montgomery County area of Tennessee. They resided in the Wells Creek area and around the West Fork of the Red River at Fletcherís Branch and Barrow Springs. These areas were closer to settlements like Clarksville and Palmyra but with still great concern for Indian attacks. Both Duncan and Charles Stewart (James Speed's cousins) became active in state politics serving in the General Assemblies from 1801 to 1807, representing Robertson and Montgomery Counties.

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†††††† Montgomery County, Tennessee Court Minutes: January term 1812 (Vol.4 1811-1813 pg.41) show James S. Speed allowed by the Court to keep the ferry on the Red River formerly owned by James Hambleton. He also entered into a bond with Thomas Smith and James Hambleton for $2000. See also pp 159, 91, 110, 195, and 201 where James S. Speed is noted as serving as a juror and where Nancy Speed (Pg. 201) is allowed to keep a ferry on the Red River with bond of $2000 held by James Stewart (James Speed's cousin) & James Hambleton. This gives some credence to a Speed family legend that at one time the family operated several ferries. Even after Jamesí death in December, 1816, the same court records show where his widow, Nancy Speed, was allowed to keep the ferry on the Red River for some time following his death.

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†††††† It would appear that during this time the Speed familywas involved in moving goods commercially up and down the Red River. The early years of the 1800's were progressive ones, chiefly devoted to the building of roads, railroads and bridges.

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†††††† All indications are that the family of Nancy Speed, widow of James Stuart Speed, raised her young family for a period of years by running the ferry and possibly farming. The 1830 Montgomery County, Tennessee census shows Nancy Speed as the head of a household with two males, one between twenty and thirty years of age and one between fifteen and twenty years of age. Another son, James Speed, was shown to be a head of household also living nearby with two males, one between ten and fifteen years of age and one under five years of age. The male between ten and fifteen appeared to be black.

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†††††† Sometime before the 1850 census, Nancy Speed, the widow of James Stuart Speed, moved in with the family of her son, Charles Stuart Speed. Charles had moved to Weakley County, Tennessee sometime between 1841 and 1850. The 1850 Weakley County census showed Charles (age 33) , his wife, Martha (age 32), a twin son and daughter, Mary and George (age 4), a son, Robert (age 5), and Charlesí mother, Nancy (age 65).

 

†††††† He married NANCY (PAN) HINSON, married CIRCA 1800 in RICHMOND CO., SOUTH CAROLINA, b. 17 Mar 1784 in NORTH CAROLINA, (daughter of BENJAMIN HINSON and MOURNING MOREMAN) occupation HOUSEWIFE, d. CIRCA 1869 in HENRY CO., TENNESSEE, buried: CIRCA 1869 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

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†††††† NANCY: In notes written by Morgan Brown IV on March 12, 1826 and placed in the Brown family bible, he mentioned that James S. Speed married a Hinson in Anson County and moved with his family to Montgomery County, Tennessee near the mouth of the Red River. The Speed family bible hashername and birth recorded. After the death of her youngest son, Charles Stuart Speed, in 1856 in Weakley County, Tennessee, Nancy went to live with her daughter, Sarah Ann Speed, who had married her first cousin, Henry Hinson, and lived near Paris, Tennessee in Henry County, Tennessee. Nancy is buried in the Hinson family plot next to her daughter, Sarah, in the Allman Cemetery Northeast of Paris, Tennessee. Her great great grandson, Homer Charles Speed, Jr, of Amarillo, Texas placed a stone marker on her grave in 2002 along with another stone marker over the graves of Nancy's brother, Obadiah Hinson and his wife Mary, who are also buried there.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 44.†††† i††††† KATHERINE SPEED b. 16 Oct 1804.

†††††† †† 45.†††† ii†††† WILLIAM WASHINGTON SPEED b. 20 Dec 1805.

†††††† †† 46.†††† iii†††† JAMES J. SPEED b. 7 Jul 1807.

†††††† †† 47.†††† iv††† SARAH ANN SPEED b. 25 Sep 1809.

†††††† †† 48.†††† v†††† NANCY SPEED b. 7 May 1812.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† ELIZABETH SPEED, b. 30 Sep 1814.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Elizabeth and her husband lived and died in Henry County, TN. They had four children, two boys and two girls.

†††††† †† 49.†††† vii††† CHARLES STEWART SPEED b. 04 Mar 1817.

 

24.SARAH (SALLY) SPEED, b. CIRCA 1777 in RICHMOND CO., NORTH CAROLINA, occupation HOUSEWIFE, d. in RICHMOND CO., NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† She married WILLIAM PEGUES II, married 16 Jan 1797 in NORTH CAROLINA, b. 29 Nov 1775 in CHERAW DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, (son of CLAUDIUS PEGUES, JR and MERCY (MARCY) SAUNDERS) d. 4 Nov 1857 in MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† CLAUDIUS PEGUES, b. 24 Oct 1797.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MARCY PEGUES, b. 3 Feb 1800.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† JOHN PEGUES, b. 26 Apr 1802.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† MALACHI PEGUES, b. 6 Jun 1804, d. 1849.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married ANN LINDSAY, married 12 Dec 1825 in CHERAW , SOUTH CAROLINA, b. 1805, d. 1873.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† JAMES PEGUES, b. 11 Dec 1809.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† BEDGEGOOD PEGUES, b. 22 Jan 1809.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† MARY PEGUES.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married ROBERT REYNOLDS.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† ANN TUNG PEGUES.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married ABRAM LEWIS POPE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† CHARLES STUART PEGUES.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARY FRANCIS GUY.

 

25.CATHERINE SPEED, b. CIRCA 1788 in CHERAW DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. in HARDIN COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† She married ELIHUE WINBORN, married in SOUTH CAROLINA, b. CIRCA 1780 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. CIRCA 1848 in HARDIN COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ELIZABETH WINBORN, b. 1809.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† CHARLOTTE WINBORN, b. 1811.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MARTHA WINBORN, b. 1813.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† JAMES S. WINBORN, b. 1818.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† CHARLEY WINBORN, b. 1823.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† REBECCA WINBORN, b. 1827.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† SAMUEL WINBORN, b. 1831.

 

26.WILLIAM STEWART,[21],[22] b. 5 Jun 1771 in EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. 23 Aug 1849 in RAYMOND, HIND CO., MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married SARA HANKS, married CIRCA 1795 in SOUTH CAROLINA, b. 24 Jul 1776 in SOUTH CAROLINA, d. 24 Jan 1842 in RAYMOND, HIND CO., MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 50.†††† i††††† JOHN STEWART b. 30 Jul 1798.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ALEXANDER STEWART, b. 25 Oct 1800 in EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. 30 Aug 1837 in RAYMOND, HINDS COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 51.†††† iii†††† ROBERT STEWART b. 14 Feb 1803.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† WILLIAM B. STEWART, b. 24 Feb 1806 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 25 Mar 1837 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† MARY (POLLY) STEWART, b. 8 May 1808 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 12 Aug 1824 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married DENNEY.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† SARAH STEWART, b. 28 Aug 1811 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 17 Aug 1891.

†††††† †† 52.†††† vii††† REBECCA STEWART b. 4 Apr 1814.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† JOSEPH WALLACE STEWART, b. 28 Mar 1816 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 23 Oct 1846.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MATILDA PULLEN.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† MARGARET STEWART, b. 16 May 1819 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1889.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married ALEXANDER D. NIX.

 

27.JAMES STUART, b. 3-Sep-1767 in CAPE FEAR RIVER, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 24 Sep 1824 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† He married LUCRETIA CALVIT, married 25 May 1796 in NATCHEZ, NORTH CAROLINA, b. 6 Aug 1778 in NORTH CAROLINA, (daughter of FREDERICK CALVIT and UNKNOWN) d. 11 Jul 1832 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ELIZABETH M. STUART, b. 28 Sep 1797 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 22 Sep 1821 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JOHN T. McNEILL, married in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† †† 53.†††† ii†††† JAMES DUNCAN STUART b. 21 Jul 1799.

†††††† †† 54.†††† iii†††† MELISSA STUART b. 25 Oct 1801.

†††††† †† 55.†††† iv††† CLARA LUCRETIA STUART b. 6 Jan 1804.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† EMMELINE STUART, b. 8 Mar 1806 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 12 Oct 1821 in LOUISIANA.

†††††† †† 56.†††† vi††† FRANCES ANN STUART b. 30 Jun 1808.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† MARY MONTFORD STUART, b. 10 Dec 1810 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 9 Oct 1852 in AUSTIN, TEXAS.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mary died at the home of Dr. Peebles whose wife, Mary Ann Calvit was her

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† cousin.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CAPTAIN MAY.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† ALEXANDER CALVIT STUART, b. 12 Apr 1815 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 9 May 1819 in LOUISIANA.

†††††† †† 57.†††† ix††† ARCHIBALD McGEHEE STUART b. 19 Apr 1820.

 

28.CATHERINE STUART, (See marriage to number 21.)

††††††

29.WALTER STEWART, d. in NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married JANE BUCKNER, married in STEWART COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† PAULINE STUART.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married AYRES P. MERRILL.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† JAMES D. STUART.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARY, b. 1804 in SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

30.TIGNALL JONES STEWART, b. 20 Apr 1800 in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE, d. 20 Mar 1855 in WILKINSON CO., MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married SARAH A RANDOLPH, married in TENNESSEE, (daughter of PETER RANDOLPH and UNKNOWN) d. 1855 in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 58.†††† i††††† SARAH JONES STEWART b. CIRCA 1830.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† PENELOPE STEWART, b. CIRCA 1833 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CHARLES L. MATHEWS, b. in WEST FELICIANA PARISH, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ELIZA STEWART, d. 1870.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM SOUTHERLAND HAMILTON.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† CATHERINE STEWART, d. 1829.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married HARRY CAGE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† JAMES A. STEWART, d. 1885.

 

31.CATHERINE MARY STEWART, b. 3 Oct 1804 in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE, d. 12 Feb 1829 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1829 in HOLLY GROVE CEMETERY, WOODVILLE, MS.

 

†††††† She married JUDGE HENRY CAGE, married in TENNESSEE, b. 5 May 1795 in SUMNER COUNTY, TENNESSEE, (son of MAJOR WILLIAM CAGE and ANNE (NANCY) THANKFUL HALL) occupation JUDGE, d. 31 Dec 1858 in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† PENELOPE CAGE, b. CIRCA 1822, d. 23 Aug 1824.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† PENELOPE JONES CAGE, b. 5 Sep 1824, d. 12 Aug 1825.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† DUNCAN CAGE, b. CIRCA 1825 in MISSISSIPPI, d. 20 Jun 1885 in BLADEN SPRINGS, ALABAMA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Duncan was a colonel in the US Civil War.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married SARAH JANE CONNELL, married 13 Jan 1848 in WOODVILLE, WILKINSON CO., MS, b. CIRCA 1830, d. 2 Mar 1922.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ALBERT GALLATIN CAGE, b. 20 Jun 1827 in MISSISSIPPI, d. 9 Nov 1870 in RANCH PLANTATION, TERREBONNE, LA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Albert was a captain in the US Civil War.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married ELVIRA SCOTT GAYDEN, married 9 Dec 1852 in EAST FELICIANA PARISH, LOUISIANA, b. 6 Jul 1832, d. 14 Oct 1861 in RANCH PLANTATION, TERREBONNE, LA.

 

32.JAMES A. STEWART, b. 14 Jul 1811 in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE, d. 28 Aug 1883.

 

†††††† He married JULIANNA RANDOLPH, married in TENNESSEE, (daughter of PETER RANDOLPH and UNKNOWN) d. in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† PENELOPE STEWART, b. 1835 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JAMES B. STERLING, married 1854 in MISSISSIPPI, b. in LOUISIANA, occupation PLANTER, d. 1879.

 

†††††† †† 59.†††† ii†††† DUNCAN B. STEWART b. 7 Oct 1836.

†††††† †† 60.†††† iii†††† CATHERINE ELIZA STEWART b. CIRCA 1838.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† TIGNAL J. STEWART, b. CIRCA 1839.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tignal was a lieutenant in the US Civil War.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARY HEYWARD, married in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† ROSA STEWART, b. CIRCA 1841.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married (1) St CLAIR SUTHERLAND.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married (2) HIRAM SHARP, b. in ALABAMA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† HENRY STEWART, b. CIRCA 1843, d. CIRCA 1864.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Henry drowned while trying to save a passenger on a burning boat.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† CORNELIA STEWART, b. CIRCA 1845.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married ALBERT BACHELOR, b. in POINT COUPEE PARISH, LA, occupation PHYSICIAN.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† IDA STEWART, b. CIRCA 1847.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married LENOX SIMPSON, b. in WASHINGTON DC.

 

33.CHARLES DUNCAN STEWART, b. 1813 in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE, d. 7 Nov 1885 in MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1885 in ST STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETERY.

 

†††††† He married JULIA BLACK, married in TENNESSEE, b. 14 Sep 1825, d. 19 Nov 1867 in MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1867 in ST STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETERY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JOHN BLACK STEWART, b. CIRCA 1836, occupation AUTHOR.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married ELIZABETH LUZBY.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† SALLY JONES STEWART, b. 21 Sep 1851, d. 1 Sep 1857 in MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1857 in ST STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETERY.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† PENELOPE JONES STEWART, b. 3 Sep 1853, d. 2 Aug 1858 in MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1858 in ST STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH CEMETERY.

 

34.WILLIAM STEWART, b. 1793 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, occupation BANKER,[23] d. 15 Sep 1835 in WOODVILLE, WILKINSON CO., MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1835 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

††††††

†††††† William was educated in Tennessee and was, later in his career, President of Planters' Bank in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

 

†††††† He married FRANCES MATHILDA SMITH, married in WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, b. May 1798, (daughter of CAPTAIN PETER SMITH and ANNA GOODBY).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† CATHERINE J. STEWART, b. 1820 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1857.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Catherine and Charles had six children.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CHARLES C. CAGE, married in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, b. CIRCA 1816 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, occupation JUDGE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† PETER SMITH STEWART, b. CIRCA 1822 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. CIRCA 1833 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 61.†††† iii†††† COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN b. 1824.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† WILLIAM NOLAN STEWART, b. CIRCA 1824 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† William was killed by "Jayhawkers" in the US Civil War. He and Mary Jane had

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† four children.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARY JANE RENEAU, married in MISSISSIPPI, b. CIRCA 1829 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† ELIZABETH STEWART, b. 6 May 1828 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1888 in JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Elizabeth and Robert had four daughters and two sons.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married ROBERT LUTHER BUCK, married in MISSISSIPPI, b. 1816 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, occupation PHYSICIAN.

 

†††††† †† 62.†††† vi††† MARY STEWART b. 1830.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† ELLEN STEWART, b. 1832 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. CIRCA 1862.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ellen and Hugh had five children.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married HUGH CONNELL, married in MISSISSIPPI, b. CIRCA 1828 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† CAROLINE STEWART, b. CIRCA 1834 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1861.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Caroline and Jones had two children.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JONES STEWART HAMILTON, married in MISSISSIPPI, b. 1 Dec 1857 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

35.NOLAN STEWART, b. 16 May 1796 in BLADEN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, occupation PLANTER, d. 11 Apr 1854 in WEST BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, buried: 1854 in OLD VAULT, SKIPWORTH PLACE, EAST BATON ROUGE.

††††††

†††††† Nolan died of asiatic cholera-yellow fever. He and Elvira owned the sugar plantation named Cinclare.

 

†††††† He married ELVIRA MOORE McCALOP, married 17 Apr 1821 in WOODVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, b. 27 Jul 1801 in LOGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY, (daughter of JAMES McCALOP and LUCY RUSSELL GRAYSON) d. 17 Feb 1866 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, buried: 1866 in MAGNOLIA CEMETERY, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES McCALOP STEWART, b. 23 Feb 1823 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 17 Mar 1837 in MISSISSIPPI.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† James died while away at school at St Joseph's College in Bardstown, Kentucky.

†††††† †† 63.†††† ii†††† CATHARINE (KITTY) NOLAN STEWART b. 12 Jun 1825.

†††††† †† 64.†††† iii†††† LUCY RUSSELL STEWART b. 19 Dec 1827.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† MARY DOUGLAS STEWART, b. 27 Nov 1833 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1834 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

36.JAMES McDOUGAL STUART, b. CIRCA 1798 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

††††††

†††††† James is said to have died young.

 

†††††† He married UNKNOWN, married in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 65.†††† i††††† SARAH STUART b. 27 Feb 1825.

 

37.JANNETT STEWART, b. CIRCA 1798 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. CIRCA 1824 in TENNESSEE.

††††††

†††††† Jannett died in child birth in 1824. Source: Annie McKee Dickson Wall 1993.

 

†††††† She married ALEXANDER DICKSON, married CIRCA 1815 in STEWART COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 20 Feb 1784 near KENANSVILLE, DUPLIN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, (son of JAMES DICKSON and DOROTHY PEARSALL) d. CIRCA 1824 in TENNESSEE.

††††††

†††††† ALEXANDER: Alexander apparently committed suicide after the death of his wife, Jannett. He disappeared and a sock of his was found on the way to the river.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 66.†††† i††††† WILLIAM PIERSOL DICKSON b. 1818.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† GEORGIA DICKSON, b. CIRCA 1820 in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM MARTIN, married CIRCA 1840.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† NOLAN STEWART DICKSON, b. 16 Apr 1822 in TENNESSEE, d. 9 Jun 1870 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married ANN ELIZA WINANS, married CIRCA 1842.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† DICKSON INFANT, b. CIRCA 1824 in TENNESSEE, d. CIRCA 1824 in TENNESSEE.

 

38.ROBINA E. STEWART, b. CIRCA 1802 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† She married (1) BENJAMIN (BEN) ROGERS, married in WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† KITTY ROGERS.

 

†††††† She married (2) JOHN WHITAKER, married in WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, b. in CENTREVILLE, MISSISSIPPI.

 

39.MARY CATHERINE STEWART, b. CIRCA 1804 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† She married JOHN HAMPTON, married in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY CO., TN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† GEORGE HAMPTON.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MARY HAMPTON.

 

40.THOMAS DEVANE IV, b. 29 Jan 1803, d. 11 Oct 1847.

 

†††††† He married ELIZA ANNE HARVEY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† CHARLES DEVANE, b. 1833, d. 1843.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† THOMAS DEVANE, b. 1837, d. 1865.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MADELINE JANE DEVANE, b. 1843, d. 1898.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ROBERT H. DEVANE, b. 1845, d. 1931.

†††††† †† 67.†††† v†††† WILLIAM THOMAS DEVANE b. 24 May 1848.

 

Eighth Generation

 

41.JOHN McLEAN, b. 14 Aug 1813 in FORTINGALL, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, d. 16 May 1865 in GLEBE, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††† He married MARGARET LIVINGSTON, married 26 May 1844 in CADDER, LANARK, SCOTLAND, b. 14 Aug 1815 in BOWMORE, ARGYLL, SCOTLAND, d. 21 Feb 1874 in GREENOCK, RENFREWSHIRE, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 68.†††† i††††† JAMES (ALEXANDER) McLEAN b. 1 Sep 1847.

 

42.ELIZABETH LITTLE BROWN, b. 2 Feb 1792 in ANSON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. CIRCA Feb 1855 in NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† She married SAMUEL VANCE III,[24],[25] married 20 Oct 1807 in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY CO., TN, b. 1 Feb 1784 in WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA, (son of SAMUEL VANCE II and MARGARET LAUGHLIN) d. 2 Apr 1823 in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY CO., TN.

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†††††† SAMUEL: Samuel lived in Clarksville, TN during its early years and was a man of culture and refinement. He was only thirty-nine at the time of his death, but had amassed a handsome estate. When he died he left a sizeable fortune for his widow and five children.

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†††††† On December 1, 1807, Morgan Brown (Elizabeth Brown's father) deeded all of his property on the Cumberland River and town lots in Palmyra, Montgomery County, TN as a wedding gift to Samuel Vance III. This land totaled nearly 4000 acres in Montgomery County, TN. In 1807, Samuel established residence in the town of Clarksville, TN where he acquired property, owning as many as fifty town lots. According to Samuel's grandson, Burton Vance, Samuel Vance owned a chain of mercantile stores along the Cumberland and Ohio Rivers and a line of small steamboats, used to transport supplies to his stores.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 69.†††† i††††† MARGARET LAUGHLIN VANCE b. CIRCA 1809.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† SARAH VANCE, b. CIRCA 1811 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. CIRCA 1819 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sarah is buried beside her father in Clarksville, Tennessee.

†††††† †† 70.†††† iii†††† MORGAN BROWN VANCE b. CIRCA 1813.

†††††† †† 71.†††† iv††† WILLIAM LITTLE BROWN VANCE b. 26 Nov 1816.

†††††† †† 72.†††† v†††† ELIZABETH LITTLE BROWN VANCE b. 18 Jun 1817.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† SAMUEL VANCE IV, b. CIRCA 1823 in MONTGMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. CIRCA 1868.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Samuel was born after his father's will was written, however, he did receive his inheritance through his mother's life estate. Samuel never married. He was a captain in the Confederate Army.

 

43.MORGAN W. BROWN, b. 1800 in CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE.

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†††††† Morgan was admitted to the bar sometime prior to 1830. His service as United States District Judge covered a period of nineteen years, from his appointment in 1834 to his death in 1853, at the age of fifty-three. He died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee and is buried there.

 

†††††† He married ANNA MARIA CHILDRESS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ELIZABETH BROWN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married VERNON K. STEVENSON.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† JANE BROWN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married FRANK WILLIAMS.

 

44.KATHERINE SPEED, b. 16 Oct 1804 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 10 Feb 1831 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† She married WILLIAM BRANTLY, married CIRCA 1828, b. CIRCA 1800 in NORTH CAROLINA, (son of CHARLES BRANTLY and UNKNOWN) d. Apr 1844 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JOEL A. BRANTLY, b. 9 Jun 1829 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE, occupation FARMER.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† NANCY BRANTLY, b. 22 Nov 1830 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

45.WILLIAM WASHINGTON SPEED, b. 20 Dec 1805 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† He married MRS. MARY SIMMS, married 10 Jul 1846 in MONTGOMERY CO. TENNESSEE, b. 1811 in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† GEORGE (SIMMS) SPEED, b. 1840 in TENNESSEE.

 

46.JAMES J. SPEED, b. 7 Jul 1807 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, occupation FARMER, d. 09 Apr 1858 in ILLINOIS OR INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS.

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†††††† Family history submitted by Nickolas Allen Speed Jr, indicates that James & his wife Marion McNichols lived near Brown Lake (5 miles from Oil Trough, Arkansas). James had a neighbor who lived on the opposite side of the lake & had hogs that damaged James' crops. In ca 1850, James crossed the lake with his gun to hunt game. He came across two men whom he thought said, "there's old Speed, kill him!". James shot & killed both of them but later learned they were target practicing. James fled to Illinois where he later died.

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†††††† Many of the immediate descendants of this family were buried in Maple Springs Cemetery near Rosie and Oil Trough, Arkansas.

 

†††††† He married MARION McNICHOLS, married CIRCA 1826 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. CIRCA 1800 in TENNESSEE, (daughter of SAMUEL Mc NICHOLS and UNKNOWN) d. 1865 in INDEPENDENCE, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 73.†††† i††††† SARAH ANNE SPEED b. 11 Apr 1825.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† SAMUEL N. SPEED, b. 12 Oct 1827 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE.

†††††† †† 74.†††† iii†††† ELIZABETH JANE SPEED b. 1830.

†††††† †† 75.†††† iv††† JAMES HENRY SPEED b. 1831.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† MARY M. SPEED, b. 1833 in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JOHN F. PERRY, married 18 Jan 1853 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS, b. 1830.

 

†††††† †† 76.†††† vi††† CHARLES CARROLL SPEED b. 7 Sep 1837.

†††††† †† 77.†††† vii††† CATHERINE ROSE SPEED b. 1838.

†††††† †† 78.†††† viii†† WILLIAM T. SPEED b. 4 Apr 1840.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† MONROE M. SPEED, b. 1842 in MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 79.†††† x†††† GEORGE WILLIAM SPEED b. 1843.

†††††† †† 80.†††† xi††† DALTON M. SPEED b. CIRCA 1846.

†††††† ††† ††††††† xii††† MARION JANE SPEED, b. 1847 in TENNESSEE, d. 23 Jan 1896 in INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JAMES BROWN, married 9 Nov 1865 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† †† 81.†††† xiii†† JOSEPHINE MARION SPEED b. CIRCA 1847.

†††††† ††† ††††††† xiv†† MARROW, b. 1850 in ARKANSAS.

 

47.SARAH ANN SPEED, b. 25 Sep 1809 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 15 Sep 1871 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1871 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

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†††††† In the 1860 US Census, Henry Hinson and Sarah Speed Hinson are shown to be living in Henry County, Tennessee, District 14; page 292; dwelling 2003, family 2035. Along with their four children, Nancy Speed (wife of James Stuart Speed of Montgomery County, Tennessee) is also shown to living with them. Nancy apparently moved in with her daughter, Sarah, after the death of her son, Charles Stuart Speed of Weakley County, Tennessee in 1856. Prior to this, she was living with him. It is believed that Nancy is buried in Henry County, Tennessee along with her daughter and other family members at the Allman / Almond Cemetery, NE of Paris, TN on HWY 79.

 

†††††† She married HENRY HINSON, married 20 Aug 1840 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 19 Dec 1814 in TENNESSEE, (son of OBADIAH HINSON and MARY) d. 18 May 1869 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1869 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES B. HINSON, b. 8 Aug 1841 in TENNESSEE, d. 19 Apr 1908 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1908 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married NANCY J. (JENNIE) VAUGHN, b. 9 Dec 1855 in TENNESSEE, d. 6 Sep 1926 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1926 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MARY ANN HINSON, b. 5 Feb 1843 in TENNESSEE, d. 26 Mar 1869 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1869 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married LEWIS.

 

†††††† †† 82.†††† iii†††† WILLIAM HENRY HINSON b. 23 Oct 1844.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ELIZABETH HINSON, b. 1848.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married VAUGHN.

 

48.NANCY SPEED, b. 7 May 1812 in TENNESSEE, d. 11 Mar 1874 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1874 in BALDRIDGE CEMETERY, MARTIN, WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

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†††††† Nancy and Walter had five girls and two boys. A grandson of one of her daughters was named Walter Harper. He was a lawyer and served as Mayor of Martin, Tennessee and as a Tennessee State Legislator for several terms during the early 1900's.

 

†††††† She married ANDREW WALTER BALDRIDGE,[26] married 14 Jun 1842 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 15 Aug 1805 in NORTH CAROLINA, (son of WILLIAM BALDRIDGE and ELIZABETH KULAND) d. 26 Mar 1855 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1855 in BALDRIDGE CEMETERY, MARTIN, WEAKLEY CO., TENNESSEE.

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†††††† ANDREW: Andrew and his wife Nancy Speed Baldridge are buried in a small family cemetery prominently preserved in the"Y" formed by the Pair Road exit ramp and the south(west) traffic lanes of a new highway bypass a couple of miles southeast of Martin, TN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 83.†††† i††††† SARAH J. BALDRIDGE b. 16 Mar 1843.

†††††† †† 84.†††† ii†††† JAMES K. BALDRIDGE b. 9 Jan 1844.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MARY C. BALDRIDGE, b. 1847 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† CHARLES A. BALDRIDGE, b. 1848 in TENNESSEE, d. CIRCA 1920 in UNION CITY, OBION COUNTY, TN.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† MARTHA BALDRIDGE, b. 1850 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married J. P. BEARDEN, married 3 Jun 1874 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† NANCY BALDRIDGE, b. 1850 in TENNESSEE.

†††††† †† 85.†††† vii††† SALUDA MAHALIA CALPURINIA BALDRIDGE b. 22 Feb 1853.

 

49.CHARLES STEWART SPEED, b. 04 Mar 1817 in MONTGOMERY CO., TENNESSEE, occupation FARMER,[27] d. 26 Aug 1856 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1856 in PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY, WEAKLEY CO., TN.

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†††††† Abstracts of deeds for Montgomery Co., Tennessee (Book O, pg.220, 1835) show that William Speed deeded to Charles S. Speed on Dec. 20, 1834, 86 acres on Spring Creek. This was an original land grant from the state of N. Carolina to David Lewis and later sold. Proved Jan. 19, 1835 by Wm. Speed. These records also show that Charles S. Speed deeded to Wm. D. Merriweather (Book S, pg.21) on Dec. 24, 1840, 86 acres on Spring Creek for $450. Proved by oath of witness Jan. 4, 1841.

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†††††† Sometime before the 1850 census, Nancy Speed, the widow of James Stuart Speed, moved in with the family of her son, Charles Stuart Speed. Charles had moved to Weakley County, Tennessee sometime between 1841 and 1850. The 1850 Weakley County census showed Charles (age 33) , his wife, Martha (age 32), a twin son and daughter, Mary and George (age 4), a son, Robert (age 5), and Charlesí mother, Nancy (age 65).

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†††††† Unfortunately, Charles Stuart Speed died on 26 August 1856 leaving his wife, Martha, to raise five children. Twins Mary (called Puss) and George were eight years old, son Robert was five years old, Henry Lewis (called Lute) was three years old, and the youngest son, Charles, was ten months old. This left Martha Cowell Speed with a formidable task in raising their young family alone. Charles was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery located across from the Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church formed in 1835 just south of Martin, TN at the intersection of Troy Road and Pleasant Hill Road. This was quite near the old Speed farm between Troy Road and Mud Creek just west of Hwy 45E.

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†††††† When I first found my great great grandfather's grave, the top half of the tombstone was missing and you could not read the name. I had a local monument company probe the ground around the grave and they found the missing upper half of the tombstone. I then had an additional marker made and, along with the upper half of the original tombstone, had both placed in cement on the grave. I had my own name also placed in the marker in hopes that some other family member who might be researching this family line, would contact me if they saw who placed it there. I have since had two contacts made by distant cousins researching relatives buried in that old cemetery.

 

†††††† He married MARTHA ANN COWEL, married 10 Jan 1847 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSS, b. 19 JAN 1819 in ALABAMA, (daughter of SAMUEL COWEL and ANN ELIZABETH W. COOK) occupation HOUSEWIFE, d. 21 Feb 1872 in WEAKLEY CO., TENNESSEE, buried: 1872 in WEAKLEY CO., TENNESSEE.

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†††††† MARTHA: After Martha's mother, Elizabeth W. Cook, died, Richard Waggener and his wife, Keziah Cook Waggener,took the two children, Martha and William Henry Cowel, and raised them. He evidently was good to them and said that William Henry was too delicate to work on the farm and would have to learn a trade. After he was old enough, William was apprenticed to a tailor for four years. He also was a shoemaker and a school teacher. William Henry Cowel was also known as an amateur pharmacist. Edwin(a?)Gordon Burdette (granddaughter to William Cowell) also known as Aunt Eddie, identified Richard Waggener as Uncle Billy Waggener's grandfather.

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†††††† It is believed that Richard Waggener was directly related to this family because he took responsibility for raising Martha Ann Cowel and her brother, William Henry (Buck) Cowel, following their mother's death. It is probably through a family connection between Richard Waggener's wife, Keziah Birch Cook, and Martha Cowell's mother, Elizabeth Cook, which could have been that they were sisters. It is also possible that Elizabeth W. (Waggener?) Cook could have been a Waggener. Both the Cooks and the Waggeners lived in Barren County, Kentucky at the same time before moving to Weakley County, Tennessee.

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†††††† It was thought that Martha Ann Cowel was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery along with her husband, Charles Stuart Speed, but an investigation by her great great grandson, Chuck Speed of Amarillo, TX, did not reveal any grave marker with her name. Charles Stuart Speed, however, is buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery next to Richard Waggener's grave.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 86.†††† i††††† MARY (MOLLIE) ELIZABETH CAROLINE SPEED b. 20 Nov 1847.

†††††† †† 87.†††† ii†††† GEORGE WILLIAM ANGELINE SPEED b. 20 Nov 1847.

†††††† †† 88.†††† iii†††† ROBERT STEWART SPEED b. 12 May 1851.

†††††† †† 89.†††† iv††† HENRY ANDREW LEWIS SPEED b. 22 Nov 1852.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† CHARLES RICHARD FLANAGAN SPEED, b. 28 Oct 1855 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 16 Jul 1889 in DALLAS OR DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† There has been little found about Richard except that he never married and was living with his brother, Henry, and sister, Mollie, at the time the 1880 census was taken in Denton County, Texas. It is suspected that he may have died somewhere in Denton County and may be buried there.

 

50.JOHN STEWART, b. 30 Jul 1798 in EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. 10 Apr 1858 in RAYMOND, HINDS COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1858 in RAYMOND CEMETERY, RAYMOND, HINDS COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married WINIFRED STEWART, b. 1801 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JOHN H. STEWART, b. CIRCA 1822.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ALEXANDER W. STEWART, b. 13 Feb 1825 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ROBERT STEWART, b. CIRCA 1826.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† JAMES WALLACE STEWART, b. 27 Nov 1827.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† ELIZABETH STEWART, b. CIRCA 1830.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† REBECCA C. STEWART, b. CIRCA 1832.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† MARY A. STEWART, b. CIRCA 1834.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† JOSEPH A. STEWART, b. CIRCA 1835.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† WINIFRED STEWART, b. CIRCA 1840.

†††††† ††† ††††††† x†††† ANDREW STEWART, b. CIRCA 1842.

†††††† ††† ††††††† xi††† CHARLES A. STEWART, b. CIRCA 1845.

 

51.ROBERT STEWART, b. 14 Feb 1803 in EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. 2 Apr 1846 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married ELIZABETH D. LOWERY, b. 15 Sep 1807, d. 5 Jan 1852 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 90.†††† i††††† WILLIAM JAMES STEWART b. 20 Nov 1834.

†††††† †† 91.†††† ii†††† SARAH SUSANNAH STEWART b. 20 Mar 1831.

†††††† †† 92.†††† iii†††† MARY JANE STEWART b. 11 Jun 1833.

†††††† †† 93.†††† iv††† ELIZABETH STEWART b. 25 Oct 1833.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† MARTHA AMANDA STEWART, b. 21 Feb 1838 in MISSISSIPPI, d. 20 Nov 1918 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 94.†††† vi††† ALEXANDER STEWART b. 14 Oct 1839.

†††††† †† 95.†††† vii††† JOHN STEWART b. 5 Oct 1841.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† REBECCA ALICE STEWART, b. 22 May 1843 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 25 Jun 1845 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† ROBERT JOSEPH STEWART, b. 14 Nov 1845 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, d. 5 Oct 1847 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† ††† ††††††† x†††† JOSEPHINE STEWART, b. 14 Nov 1845 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JAMES M. TATE.

 

52.REBECCA STEWART, b. 4 Apr 1814 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married JAMES B. FAIRCHILD, b. Sep 1805 in BALDWIN COUNTY, GEORGIA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES CALHOUN FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MARGARET A. C. FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MARY JANE FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† SARA REBECCA FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† MARTHAA. (BOBBIE) FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† FELIX WILLIAM FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† HARRIET E. FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† JOSEPH WALLACE FAIRCHILD.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† MARGARET IDALE FAIRCHILD.

 

53.JAMES DUNCAN STUART, b. 21 Jul 1799 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 1 Jul 1852 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† He married MARY GAYLE, married in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES DUNCAN STUART, JR..

††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† James served during the U. S. Civil War in the rank of Captain and was

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† killed in action.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ROBERT SIBLEY STUART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† FRANCES STUART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ELIZABETH STUART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† NOLAN ADAMS STUART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† ARABELLA KING STUART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† BAILEY STUART.

 

54.MELISSA STUART, b. 25 Oct 1801 in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† She married JOHN T. McNEILL, married in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JOHN T. McNEILL, JR..

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† EDWIN McNEILL.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ANGUS McNEILL.

 

55.CLARA LUCRETIA STUART, b. 6 Jan 1804 in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† She married (1) JOSHUA V. THROOP, married 17 Mar 1822 in NORTH CAROLINA, b. 1800 in NORTH CAROLINA, d. 5 Sep 1823 in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

††††††

†††††† She married (2) JAMES BAILEY, married 26 Mar 1827 in NORTH CAROLINA, b. 1779, d. 7 Sep 1829 in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES BAILEY, JR., occupation DISTRICT ATTORNEY-LA.

 

†††††† She married (3) AMOS ADAMS, married 1831 in WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, b. 13 Aug 1798 in LITCHFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, d. 1859 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 96.†††† ii†††† CLARA L. ADAMS b. 9 Oct 1832.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MARY LOUISA ADAMS, b. 16 Nov 1835 in WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††† She married GEORGE PIKE, married in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† JOSIE ADAMS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CHARLES McMURDO, married in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† WILLAM HENRY ADAMS, b. 1845 in LOUISIANA, d. 1905.

 

56.FRANCES ANN STUART, b. 30 Jun 1808 in NORTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††† She married EDWIN CHEATHAM, occupation PHYSICIAN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† LUCRETIA CHEATHAM.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married FRANCIS GARDERE HENDERSON.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MARY CHEATHAM.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† EDWIN CHEATHAM, JR..

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married CORDELIA VAN LANDINGHAM.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† FRANK CHEATHAM.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† JAMES CHEATHAM.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† MARCUS CHEATHAM.

 

57.ARCHIBALD McGEHEE STUART, b. 19 Apr 1820 in WILKINSON CO., MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married SOPHIA TABOR, (daughter of WILLIAM TABOR and PERMELIA NEWTON).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 97.†††† i††††† CLARA BELLE STUART b. 27 Oct 1865.

†††††† †† 98.†††† ii†††† WALTER BYNUM STUART b. 21 Dec 1866.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ARCHIE McGEHEE STUART, JR., b. 1869, d. 1890.

 

58.SARAH JONES STEWART, b. CIRCA 1830 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married WILLIAM JOHNSON FORT, b. in CATALPA PLANTATION, (son of WILLIAM FORT and MARY JOHNSON).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† SARAH (SALLIE) FORT.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married RICHARD ELLIS BUTLER, b. 12 Jan 1851, (son of THOMAS BUTLER and SARAH JANE SEMPLE) d. 15 Dec 1915.

 

59.DUNCAN B. STEWART, b. 7 Oct 1836 in BAY ST LOUIS, MISSISSIPPI, occupation PLANTER.

 

†††††† He married CAROLINE E. McGEHEE, (daughter of EDWARD McGEHEE and MARY BARRUSS).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† KATE B. STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† LOUISE F. STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† EDWARD McGEHEE STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† EUGENIA McGEHEE STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† GEORGE McGEHEE STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† HENRY MARTIN STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† IDA RANDOLPH STEWART.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† MARY B. STEWART.

 

60.CATHERINE ELIZA STEWART, b. CIRCA 1838.

 

†††††† She married J. BURRUSS McGEHEE, (son of EDWARD McGEHEE and MARY BARRUSS).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† J. STEWART McGEHEE.

 

61.COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN, b. 1824 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, occupation ATTORNEY.

 

†††††† He married AMANDA YERGER, married in MISSISSIPPI, b. CIRCA 1829 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, (daughter of GEORGE YERGER and UNKNOWN).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† AMANDA STEWART, b. 1851 in MISSISSIPPI, d. 1871 in MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 99.†††† ii†††† IDA STEWART b. CIRCA 1862.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† NOLAND STEWART, occupation PHYSICIAN.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† WILLIAM N. STEWART, occupation PHYSICIAN.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† GEORGE YERGER STEWART, occupation DRUGGIST.

 

62.MARY STEWART, b. 1830 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married JOSEPH JOHNSON, married in MISSISSIPPI, b. 8 Jan 1923 in WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, (son of WILLIAM JOHNSON and ELIZABETH RANDOLPH) occupation ATTORNEY & PLANTER, d. 1874 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† WILLIAM STEWAR JOHNSON, b. CIRCA 1852 in MISSISSIPPI, d. 15 Jun 1890.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† HENRY JOHNSON.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† NOLAN JOHNSON.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† JOSEPH JOHNSON, JR..

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† PINCKNEY S. JOHNSON.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† JAMES JOHNSON.

 

63.CATHARINE (KITTY) NOLAN STEWART, b. 12 Jun 1825 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 26 Feb 1854 in WEST BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, buried: 1854 in OLD VAULT, SKIPWORTH PL., E. BATON ROUGE.

 

†††††† She married ALFRED AGUSTUS WILLIAMS, married 15 Dec 1842 in BELAIR PLANTATION, LOUISIANA, b. 16 Aug 1816 in VERMONT, occupation PLANTER, d. 1 Sep 1863 in ST CHARLES HOTEL, NEW ORLEANS, LA, buried: 1863 in LAFAYETTE CEMETERY, NEW ORLEANS, LA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES McCALOP WILLIAMS, b. 30 Sep 1843 in WEST BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, d. 17 Nov 1867 in EAST BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† James died of yellow fever.

†††††† †† 100.†† ii†††† MARY (ANA) McDOUGAL WILLIAMS b. 4 Oct 1845.

†††††† †† 101.†† iii†††† NOLAN STEWART WILLIAMS b. 12 Oct 1848.

 

64.LUCY RUSSELL STEWART, b. 19 Dec 1827 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 15 Feb 1913 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

††††††

†††††† Lucy was educated by tutors at home and in Baton Rouge. Mammy Lucy, as she was called, stayed with their home during the Civil War and saved it from destruction. John owned Carolina Plantation in Louisiana.

 

†††††† She married JOHN ALLEN DOUGHERTY, married 31 Oct 1848 in EAST BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, b. CIRCA 1809 in NEW YORK, d. 1890.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES McCALOP DOUGHERTY, b. 1 Dec 1849, d. 7 Mar 1851.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ELVIRA McCALOP DOUGHERTY, b. 10 Oct 1851, d. 31 Jul 1907.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM GARIG, married in LOUISIANA, b. in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† NOLAN STEWART DOUGHERTY, b. 29 Sep 1853 in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI, occupation STATE SECRETARY OF STATE, d. 14 Dec 1912.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married LILLIE McCONNELL, married 1881, b. in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† WORDEN DOUGHERTY, b. 31 Mar 1855, d. 20 Oct 1880.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† JOSEPH W. DOUGHERTY, b. 5 Jan 1858, d. 5 Apr 1859.

†††††† †† 102.†† vi††† KATHERINE ELEANOR (NELLIE) DOUGHERTY b. 1 Jan 1864.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† JOHN ALLEN DOUGHERTY, JR., b. 16 Dec 1868.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married LUCY MANSUR, married in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† LUCY: John and Lucy married at Elvira Moore McCalop's home at 741 North Street

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

65.SARAH STUART, b. 27 Feb 1825 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 4 Feb 1863.

 

†††††† She married JOHN COBUN HUMPHREYS, occupation ATTORNEY & PLANTER.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† DAVID GEORGE HUMPHREYS.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† KATE COBIN HUMPREYS.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MOREAU STUART HUMPHREYS.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† JOHN COBUN HUMPHREYS, JR..

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† JAMES LEON HUMPHREYS.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† BLOUNT STUART HUMPHREYS.

 

66.WILLIAM PIERSOL DICKSON, b. 1818 in TENNESSEE, d. in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: in OLD GERMANY CEMETERY, NEAR OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married (1) MARGARET ELIZABETH L. C. WINANS, married 23 May 1839 in WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

††††††

†††††† He married (2) MARGARET ELIZABETH GERMANY, married 3 Apr 1855 in MISSISSIPPI, b. 14 Oct 1829 in MISSISSIPPI, (daughter of ROBERT GERMANY and LOUISA COSBY) d. 25 Aug 1893 near NORTH OF OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 103.†† i††††† LOUISA (LOULIE) CORNELIA DICKSON b. 14 Jan 1856.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† HARRIETT (HATTIE) (TA) E. DICKSON, b. 7 May 1858 in OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 12 Sep 1933 in JENNINGS, JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, LOUISIANA, buried: 1933 in JENNINGS, JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married RICHARD (DICK) ELSWORTH BROWER, married 10 Nov 1881.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† LUCY S. DICKSON, b. 4 May 1860 in OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 8 Sep 1870.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† KATE DICKSON, b. 25 Sep 1861, d. 23 Sep 1862.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† EMMA GEORGINE DICKSON, b. 25 Nov 1862 in OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. Dec 1931 in PINE BLUFF, JEFFERSON COUNTY, ARKANSAS, buried: 1931 in CENTREVILLE, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JOHN GIPSON McKEE, married 15 Aug 1883.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† MARY (MAMIE) BOWMAN DICKSON, b. 26 Nov 1866 in OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 30 Oct 1941.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JAMES (JOHN) LAWRENCE COKE, married 25 May 1892.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† JAMES F. DICKSON, b. 9 May 1870, d. 30 Jan 1897.

 

67.WILLIAM THOMAS DEVANE,[28] b. 24 May 1848 in TOMAHAWK, SAMPSON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, d. 6 Jun 1923.

 

†††††† He married ELIZABETH KEZIAH NEWTON, married 1874, b. 27 Oct 1853, d. 22 Jun 1930.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 104.†† i††††† RAYMOND STUART DEVANE b. 14 Jan 1876.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ADRIAN CHARLES DEVANE, b. 1878, d. 1919.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† WILLIAM THOMAS DEVANE, b. 1880, d. 1967.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† LEON NATHAN DEVANE, b. 1882, d. 1917.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† LUTHER JEFFERSON DEVANE, b. 1885, d. 1959.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† CLARENCE DIXON DEVANE, b. 1896, d. 1940.

 

Ninth Generation

 

68.JAMES (ALEXANDER) McLEAN, b. 1 Sep 1847 in GREENOCK, RENFREWSHIRE, SCOTLAND, d. 26 Dec 1924 in LOCHVIEW, HELENSBURGH, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††† He married AGNES JENKINS CAMPBELL, married 20 Nov 1879 in GREENOCK, RENFREWSHIRE, SCOTLAND, b. CIRCA 1851 in GREENOCK, RENFREWHSHIRE, SCOTLAND, d. 16 Sep 1933 in LOCHVIEW, HELENSBURGH, SCOTLAND.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 105.†† i††††† JAMES LIVINGSTON McLEAN b. 13 Feb 1881.

 

69.MARGARET LAUGHLIN VANCE, b. CIRCA 1809 in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. Jul 1835 in NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† She married GEORGE CAMPBELL CHILDRESS, married 12 Jun 1828 in MEMPHIS, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 8 Jan 1804 in NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, d. 6 Oct 1841 in GALVESTON, TEXAS.

††††††

†††††† GEORGE: George was known as the author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. He committed suicide in Galveston, Texas.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† CHARLES STUART CHILDRESS, d. 1862.

 

70.MORGAN BROWN VANCE, b. CIRCA 1813 in UNION MILLS, JESSAMINE COUNTY, KENTUCKY, d. 8 Jun 1871 in NEW ALBANY, FLOYD COUNTY, INDIANA.

 

†††††† He married SUSAN PRESTON THOMPSON, married 8 Jun 1845 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, b. 5 Oct 1822 in SHAWNEE SPRINGS, MERCER COUNTY, KENTUCKY, (daughter of GEORGE CLAIBORNE THOMPSON and SARAH SIMPSON HART) d. 6 Jun 1915 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† MARY ODEN VANCE, b. 1846, d. 1853.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† SALLY HART VANCE, b. 1848, d. 1851.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† BROWN VANCE, b. 1850, d. 1851.

†††††† †† 106.†† iv††† HART VANCE b. 7 Mar 1852.

†††††† †† 107.†† v†††† SAMUEL MORGAN VANCE b. 24 May 1854.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† BURTON VANCE, b. 1856, d. 1930.

†††††† †† 108.†† vii††† HOWARD VANCE b. 9 Aug 1858.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† SAMUEL VANCE, b. 1860, d. 1860.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† MARGARET VANCE, b. 1861, d. 1863.

†††††† ††† ††††††† x†††† MARJORY PRESTON VANCE, b. 1864, d. 1896.

 

71.WILLIAM LITTLE BROWN VANCE, b. 26 Nov 1816 in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 13 Nov 1888 in MEMPHIS, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

††††††

†††††† In 1825, William moved with his mother to Nashville, Tennessee where she remained. William attended Cumberland College and later, Nashville University where he graduated in October, 1834. In February, 1835, he left home on the steamer, Tobacco Plant, bound for New Orleans, but before arriving obtained temporary employment in Memphis as a clerk. He remained there until early July when he received news of the death of his oldest sister, Margaret Vance Childress, in Nashville. After returning to Nashville, his widowed brother-in-law, George C. Childress, invited him to join him along with George's younger brother, Jack Childress, and Elliott Fletcher on a horseback expedition to the Mexican Territory of Texas. In November 1835, they traveled down the Mississippi River to Nachitoches, Louisiana. From there, they traveled west to Robertson's Colony to the Falls of the Brazos River in the Texas territory. At the Falls, the presidio of the colony, they found the empressario, Sterling Robertson, the uncle of George Childress.

††††††

†††††† The Mexican government had granted a huge concession of many hundreds of thousands of acres to be granted in bodies of a square league (4,444 acres) to each settler of the colony. Because those who had settled in this territory were cash poor and willing to sell up to one quarter to one half of their portions of their land grants, William Vance and his brother, Jack Vance, and George Childress and Fletcher bought up as much land as they could afford between themselves and friends back home. They bought huge amounts of land at prices as low aseight cents an acre. After the independence of Texas, William sold 10,000 acres of this land for one dollar per acre making a sizable profit.

††††††

†††††† When word of Texas independence became known, William and George rode south to the town of Washington on the west bank of the Brazos River, some seventy miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. There George Childress became a delegate along with his uncle, Sterling Roberson, to the Revolutionary Convention from their colony. William Vance was present at the convention meeting when George Childress proposed wording for the document to be later known as the Texas Declaration of Independence. The fateful fall of the Alamo had occurred only a few weeks prior to the convention. Before the close of the convention, George Childress was elected as the new Texas Minister to the United States with William L. Vance elected as Secretary of the delegation. On April 12, 1835, Washington DC newspapers announced the arrival of the new Texas Minister, George Childress and the Texas delegation. General Andrew Jackson was President and was old friends and neighbors with George's father, John Childress. Although no official recognition was given the independence of Texas the delegation of Childress and Vance was warmly welcomed. While on this diplomatic tour, Texas won its independence from Mexico.

††††††

†††††† William ultimately made his home in Memphis, Tennessee where he was partners on many land speculations in the Memphis area with his brother-in-law, Robertson Topp, who was married to his sister, Elizabeth Little Vance. Although he was against succession, William did have to seek the help of President Lincoln to keep from having his lands confiscated by federal troops near the close of the civil war. With the help of introductions by Kentucky Senator John J. Crittenden and a successful meeting and discussion with the President, Lincoln allowed William to retain his land holdings. Still another amazing occassion occurred when William Vance was attending Ford's theatre purely by chance on the night that President Lincoln was assasinated.

††††††

†††††† Following the end of the Civil War, the Memphis area and William Vance prospered greatly due to the fact that Memphis became the military center for activity in the Southwest.

 

†††††† He married LETITIA HART THOMPSON, married 16 Oct 1844 in MEMPHIS, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 9 Mar 1826 in SHAWNEE SPRINGS, MERCER COUNTY, KENTUCKY, (daughter of GEORGE CLAIBORNE THOMPSON and SARAH SIMPSON HART) d. 23 Apr 1896.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 109.†† i††††† VIRGINIA VANCE b. 1845.

†††††† †† 110.†† ii†††† ELIZABETH VANCE b. 1847.

†††††† †† 111.†† iii†††† SUSAN SHELBY THOMPSON VANCE b. 1850.

†††††† †† 112.†† iv††† GEORGE THOMPSON VANCE b. 4 Oct 1852.

†††††† †† 113.†† v†††† LETITIA HART VANCE b. 1854.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† WILLIAM LITTLE VANCE, b. 1858, d. 1858.

†††††† †† 114.†† vii††† WILLIAM LITTLE VANCE b. 1863.

†††††† †† 115.†† viii†† GUY PERCY VANCE b. 1865.

†††††† †† 116.†† ix††† PAUL OTEY VANCE b. CIRCA 1866.

†††††† ††† ††††††† x†††† MARGARET VANCE, b. 1867, d. 1867.

 

72.ELIZABETH LITTLE BROWN VANCE, b. 18 Jun 1817 in CLARKSVILLE, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

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†††††† Elizabeth married Robertson Topp at the age of eighteen and came to Memphis, Tennessee as a bride in 1837. Memphis was at that time almost a wilderness. She made her home in the eastern portion of what was then the projected city.

 

†††††† She married (1) ROBERTSON TOPP, married 27 Apr 1837 in DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 20 Apr 1807 in DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, (son of JOHN TOPP and COMFORT EVERETT) d. 13 Jun 1876 in MEMPHIS, SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

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†††††† ROBERTSON: Robertson moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1831 and became a prominent citizen of that town. He served as state representative from Shelby County for many terms. He built the Gayoso Hotel in Memphis and, with a business partner, built the Memphis and Ohio Railroad.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 117.†† i††††† EDWARD LEDCREIGH TOPP b. 1838.

†††††† †† 118.†† ii†††† CATHERINE ELIZABETH TOPP.

†††††† †† 119.†† iii†††† FLORENCE TOPP.

†††††† †† 120.†† iv††† BLANCHE TOPP.

†††††† †† 121.†† v†††† ALICE TOPP.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† JULIETT TOPP.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married DICKSON CUNNINGHAM, married 1884, b. in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† EMMA TOPP.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† ROBERTSON TOPP, JR.

 

†††††† She married (2) WILLIAM THOMPSON, b. in KENTUCKY.

††††††

†††††† WILLIAM: William was the first cousin of George Claiborne Thompson who married first, Sarah Thompson (William's sister) and second, Mary Madison McDowell. Thirdly, George Claiborne Thompson married Sarah Simpson Hart. Sarah Simpson Hart Thompson became the mother of Susan Preston Thompson and Letitia Hart Thompson.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 122.†† ix††† CATHERINE THOMPSON b. 1826.

†††††† †† 123.†† x†††† JOHN CLAIBORNE THOMPSON b. 1828.

†††††† †† 124.†† xi††† PHILLIP BURTON THOMPSON b. 1830.

 

73.SARAH ANNE SPEED, b. 11 Apr 1825 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 16 Aug 1866 in MARTIN, WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

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†††††† Sarah and her husband moved from Tennessee to Independence County,

†††††† Arkansas. They had five boys and four girls. Three of the boys eventually

†††††† moved to Texas about 1880. Two of the remaining boys stayed in Arkansas.

 

†††††† She married WILLIAM A. COLE,[29] married 6 May 1846 in WEAKLEY CO., TENNESSEE, b. 7 Jan 1824 in NORTH CAROLINA, (son of JOHN ANDREW COLE and ELIZABETH) d. 15 Mar 1893 in MARTIN, WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 125.†† i††††† JOHN ANDREW COLE b. 6 Jun 1847.

†††††† †† 126.†† ii†††† EUDORA ELIZABETH COLE b. 31 May 1848.

†††††† †† 127.†† iii†††† JULIA I. COLE b. 11 Aug 1849.

†††††† †† 128.†† iv††† MOSES HOWARD COLE b. 11 Feb 1851.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† HARRIETT C. COLE, b. CIRCA 1854 in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JAMES SMITH, married in WEAKLEY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† WILLIAM T. COLE, b. CIRCA 1855 in TENNESSEE.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† JAMES B. COLE, b. CIRCA 1856 in TENNESSEE.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† LEANDER F. COLE, b. CIRCA 1857 in TENNESSEE.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† MARTHA S. COLE, b. CIRCA 1860 in TENNESSEE.

 

74.ELIZABETH JANE SPEED, b. 1830 in TENNESSEE, d. 1874 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† She married HARRISON FOSTER, married 24 Feb 1855 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS, b. 1831, d. CIRCA 1859 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES L. FOSTER, b. 1856.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† WILLIAM J. FOSTER, b. 1858.

 

75.JAMES HENRY SPEED, b. 1831 in TENNESSEE, d. CIRCA 1861 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† He married MARY JANE REDDIN, married 8 Mar 1858 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS, b. 1842 in TENNESSEE, d. in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JOHN SPEED, b. 1859.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MOLLIE S. SPEED, b. 19 Sep 1866 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 2 May 1877 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, buried: 1877 in MAPLE SPRINGS CEMETERY, INDEPENENCE CO.

 

76.CHARLES CARROLL SPEED, b. 7 Sep 1837 in MONTGOMERY, TENNESSEE, d. 8 Jul 1875 in LAUDERDALE CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† He married (1) NANCY JANE PENDER, married 24 Mar 1862 in HAYWOOD CO., TENNESSEE, b. 4 Aug 1830, d. 24 Jul 1865 in HAYWOOD COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

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†††††† He married (2) VIRGINIA CARDWELL, married 14 Jan 1865 in OBION CO., TENNESSEE, b. 3 Jan 1841 in SMITH COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 30 Oct 1926 in DYER COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 129.†† i††††† RICHARD ANDERSON SPEED b. 29 Oct 1867.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† CLINTON OSMOND SPEED, b. CIRCA 1870 in LAUDERDALE, TENNESSEE, d. CIRCA 1880 in LAUDERDALE, TENNESSEE.

†††††† †† 130.†† iii†††† CORNELIA H. SPEED b. 31 Mar 1873.

†††††† †† 131.†† iv††† CHARLES CARROLL SPEED, JR. b. 28 Sep 1875.

 

77.CATHERINE ROSE SPEED, b. 1838 in TENNESSEE, d. 1924 in ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† She married (1) FARR JACKSON, married 2 Nov 1862 in INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, ARKANSAS.

 

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†††††† She married (2) WILLIAM P. MORROW, married in ARKANSAS, b. 27 Nov 1841, (son of MORROW and NANCY) d. 18 Jan 1895 in ARKANSAS, buried: 1895 in BLUE SPRINGS, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† CLINTON JACKSON MORROW, b. 1867.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† DORAH MORROW, b. 1872.

†††††† †† 132.†† iii†††† MAUDE MORROW b. 28 Sep 1876.

†††††† †† 133.†† iv††† LILLIE MORROW b. CIRCA 1878.

 

78.WILLIAM T. SPEED, b. 4 Apr 1840 in MISSISSIPPI, d. 4 Apr 1886 inINDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS, buried: 1886 in MAPLE SPRINGS, INDEPENDENCE CO., AR.

 

†††††† He married MARTHA ADALINE BIVENS, married 15 Mar 1866 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS, b. 1843, (daughter of BARNABOS S. BIVENS and MARY POLLY ADAMS).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† EDWARD SPEED.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† VESTON V. SPEED, b. 8 Feb 1860 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, occupation FARMER, d. 23 Jan 1883 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, buried: 1883 in MAPLE SPRINGS CEMETERY, INDEPENCE CO.

†††††† †† 134.†† iii†††† NORA E. SPEED b. 16 Dec 1869.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† MARY BERTIE BELLE SPEED, b. 1883 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 5 Jan 1981 in CHARLESTON, MISSOURI, buried: 1981 in CHARLESTON, MISSOURI.

 

79.GEORGE WILLIAM SPEED, b. 1843 in TENNESSEE, d. Feb 1884 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† He married LAURA A. PARKER, married 18 Feb 1877 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS, b. 1858 in ARKANSAS, (daughter of ROBERT S. PARKER and MAHULDA) d. May 1884 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 135.†† i††††† BELLE SPEED b. 27 Dec 1879.

†††††† †† 136.†† ii†††† NICHOLAS ALLEN SPEED b. 1 Apr 1879.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† GEORGE WILLIAM SPEED, JR, b. 1891 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 16 Dec 1949 in TEXAS.

 

80.DALTON M. SPEED, b. CIRCA 1846 in TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† He married SOPHY ELIZABETH DAVIDSON, married 5 Mar 1871 in INDEPENDENCE CO., ARKANSAS, b. 28 Jul 1851.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES DAVIDSON SPEED.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† LULA SPEED.

 

81.JOSEPHINE MARION SPEED, b. CIRCA 1847 in TENNESSEE, occupation HOUSEWIFE, d. 23 Jan 1896 in INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† She married WILLIAM ALNEY DAVIDSON, married 26 Jan 1871 in INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, ARKANSAS, b. 23 Sep 1840 in TENNESSEE, (son of HUGH DAVIDSON and SUSAN HOWARD McLEAN) occupation FARMER, d. 19 Feb 1904 in ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 137.†† i††††† ROBERT MONTIE DAVIDSON b. 9 Jun 1873.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† IDA H. DAVIDSON, b. 19 Nov 1875 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 1891 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† TULA CLEMENT DAVIDSON, b. 11 May 1875 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 30 Apr 1902 in NEWARK, ARKANSAS, buried: 1902 in BLUESPRING CEMETERY, NEWARK, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married ELI W. MAGNESS, married 8 Jan 1892 in INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† MATTIE BELL DAVIDSON, b. 23 May 1877 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 1900 in ARKANSAS.

†††††† †† 138.†† v†††† JAMES ALNEY DAVIDSON b. 27 Apr 1879.

†††††† †† 139.†† vi††† WILLIAM LABORN DAVIDSON b. 29 Aug 1881.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† EDWARD LEE DAVIDSON, b. 28 Apr 1884 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 11 Apr 1963 in LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, buried: 1963 in OAKLAWN CEMETERY, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married BERTHA GERTRUDE STEWART, married 30 Oct 1917 in ARKANSAS.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† LONIDAS CLINTON DAVIDSON, b. 28 Apr 1884 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS, d. 1896 in ARKANSAS.

†††††† †† 140.†† ix††† GEORGE CLINTON DAVIDSON b. 30 Sep 1887.

†††††† ††† ††††††† x†††† GRACE DAVIDSON, b. CIRCA 1890 in OIL TROUGH, ARKANSAS.

 

82.WILLIAM HENRY HINSON, b. 23 Oct 1844 in TENNESSEE, buried: in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† He married TALITHA G. C. BEARD, married 9 Dec 1868 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 6 Nov 1844-45, d. 19 Jan 1914 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1914 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JOSEPH BEARD HINSON, b. 17 Oct 1872 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 14 Sep 1874 in HENRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, buried: 1974 in ALLMAN / ALMOND CEMETERY, NE of PARIS on HWY 79, HENRY CO., TENNESSEE.

 

83.SARAH J. BALDRIDGE, b. 16 Mar 1843 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 3 Apr 1900 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† She married SPENCER GREEN TAYLOR, married 13 Feb 1859 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, (son of JOHN TAYLOR and DOSHA MALIN).

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 141.†† i††††† JAMES ANDREW TAYLOR b. 24 Oct 1853.

†††††† †† 142.†† ii†††† MARTHA ANN TAYLOR b. 8 Jan 1860.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† WOODY TAYLOR, b. 10 Oct 1861 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married J. H. DUNLAP, married 3 Feb 1880 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† VIRGINIA TAYLOR, b. 1 Jan 1866 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. Apr 1928 in JACKSON, MADISON CO., TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married C. T. (BUD) DUKE, married 31 Jan 1883 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† †† 143.†† v†††† SARAH TAYLOR b. 1 Jan 1868.

†††††† †† 144.†† vi††† CHARLES TAYLOR b. 28 Mar 1870.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† SPENCER TAYLOR, b. 8 Mar 1872 in WEAKEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 1945 in SCOOBA, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MERDIE EVANS, married 8 Jan 1903 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† †† 145.†† viii†† THEOPHOLIS E. TAYLOR b. 7 Jan 1876.

†††††† †† 146.†† ix††† SHANNON ARTHUR (DOCK) TAYLOR b. 28 Jan 1878.

†††††† ††† ††††††† x†††† ELINOR (ELMA) J. TAYLOR, b. 2 Oct 1881 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. Apr 1937 in NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married J. ELBERT HEATHSCOTT, married 25 Dec 1901 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† †† 147.†† xi††† ERA MAY TAYLOR b. 14 Mar 1884.

 

84.JAMES K. BALDRIDGE, b. 9 Jan 1844 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 3 Sep 1891 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† He married IDA A. ADAMS, married 24 Jan 1877 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† EPPER C. BALDRIDGE, b. 1879 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

85.SALUDA MAHALIA CALPURINIA BALDRIDGE, b. 22 Feb 1853 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 12 Mar 1927.

 

†††††† She married (1) D. A. HARPER, married in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† SAM HARPER.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† D. WALTER HARPER, b. 24 Oct 1875 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 1954.

 

†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††† He married (1) ETHA ELLIS, married in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married (2) NOLA COLLIER HARRIS, married 30 Apr 1941 in MARTIN, WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.

 

 

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†††††† She married (2) MOSES HOWARD COLE, married 1884 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 11 Feb 1851 in NORTH CAROLINA, (son of WILLIAM A. COLE and SARAH ANNE SPEED) d. 16 Apr 1936 in WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS.

††††††

†††††† MOSES: Moses worked with the Wichita Falls Sash and Door Company for many years. He was superintendant or foreman until it burned and was never rebuilt.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MARTHA ELIZABETH (DENA) COLE, b. 1885 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 1976.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† CAROLE COLE, b. 1887 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 1962 in WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS.

 

86.MARY (MOLLIE) ELIZABETH CAROLINE SPEED, b. 20 Nov 1847 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 4 Feb 1929 in LOS ANGELES COUNTY, COMPTON, CALIFORNIA.

††††††

†††††† Mary Elizabeth Caroline Speed was born a twin to George William Angeline Speed. Mary Elizabeth Speed was affectionately referred to as "Aunt Puss" by nephews and nieces. Her husband, Sylvester, was a minister and performed the wedding ceremony for Mary's brother Henry Lewis Speed and Lucy Florence Abbott in Denton Co., Texas. It was Aunt Puss who sent copies of the Speed family bible to her brother Henry Lewis Speed (nicknamed Lute) tracing this line of the Speed family to James Stuart Speed (1775).

 

†††††† She married SYLVESTER DECATUR (BESS) MOSALY, married 11 Mar 1883 in DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS, b. 4 May 1850 in NEWPORT, TENNESSEE, (son of ARNEDUS R. LOYD (A. R. L.) MOSALY and ANGELINA JULIANA MELISSA GILBERT) occupation MINISTER, d. 7 Jan 1924 in COMPTON, CALIFORNIA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† CHARLES S. MOSALY, b. 24 Mar 1885 in NEAR BOYD, WISE COUNTY, TEXAS, d. 14 Nov 1948 in LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, buried: in FOREST LAWN, CALIFORNIA.

†††††† †† 148.†† ii†††† EARL M. MOSALY b. 20 Mar 1887.

 

87.GEORGE WILLIAM ANGELINE SPEED, b. 20 Nov 1847 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, occupation FARMER, d. 1879 in DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS.

††††††

†††††† George William Angeline Speed was born a twin to Mary Elizabeth Caroline Speed.

 

†††††† He married ANN E. LEWIS, married 21 Aug 1876 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 1849 in TENNESSEE, (daughter of J. LEWIS and MARTHA LEWIS) occupation HOUSE KEEPING.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† FLORENCE SPEED, b. 1877 in DENTON CO., TEXAS.

 

88.ROBERT STEWART SPEED, b. 12 May 1851 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, d. 14 Dec 1894 in OKLAHOMA, buried: 1894 in NORTH OF CORDELL, OKLAHOMA (HATCHET CEMETERY).

††††††

†††††† Robert had moved his family along with his brothers and sister to Denton County, Texas during 1876. AroundNovember 1893, he again moved his family to Washita County, Oklahoma where he homesteaded and hauled freight between Texas and Oklahoma. During the winter of 1894, while hauling freight, he caught pneumonia from exposure to a freezing norther and died.

 

†††††† He married NANCY CAROLINE (CALLY) BURGESS, married 18 Dec 1873 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 1852 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, (daughter of JAMES W. BURGESS and CHINA) occupation HOUSEWIFE, d. 12 Nov 1925 in CLINTON, OKLAHOMA, buried: 1925 in HATCHET CEMETERY, SOUTH OF CLINTON, OKLAHOMA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 149.†† i††††† ADELLA SPEED b. 1874.

†††††† †† 150.†† ii†††† CHARLES HOMER SPEED b. 29 Nov 1876.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† EDWARD ARTHUR SPEED, b. 1881 in DENTON CO., TEXAS, occupation FARMER, d. 1906 in FOSS, OKLAHOMA, buried: in CLINTON, OKLAHOMA (HATCHET CEMETERY).

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Arthur owned several racing horses and was accidently kicked by one. He

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† suffered a brain hemmorage and died.

†††††† †† 151.†† iv††† EDNA GERTRUDE SPEED b. CIRCA 1881.

†††††† †† 152.†† v†††† ADA SPEED b. CIRCA 1884.

†††††† †† 153.†† vi††† LELA ANNA SPEED b. CIRCA 1887.

 

89.HENRY ANDREW LEWIS SPEED, b. 22 Nov 1852 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, occupation FARMER,[30] d. 21 Mar 1917 in CLARENDON, DONLEY COUNTY, TEXAS, buried: 28 Mar 1917 in CLARENDON, DONLEY COUNTY, TEXAS.

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†††††† Henry was called "Lewis" or "Lute". He was four years old when his father, Charles S. Speed, died leaving his mother with five children to raise. Although this early history does not reveal much of the detail of how they managed to survive, letters from cousins described how several related families by marriage would share a closeness and live within a close proximity of each other. Just as the Stewarts, Speeds, Brantlys, and Browns intermarried and supported each other in their move from North Carolina to Montgomery County, Tennessee, so too did the Speeds, Cowells, Waggeners, Coles, and Baldridges in their move from Montgomery County to Weakley County.

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†††††† Following Martha Cowell Speedís death in 1872, it appears that the four brothers and one sister stayed near Martin, Tennessee in Weakley County until the late 1870's. On 24 August 1877, Henry Lewis Speed married Ada J. Waggener who was suppose to be a second or third cousin. Family records indicate that Ada died shortly after that during childbirth. Neither mother or child survived.

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†††††† The three brothers and one sister all then moved to Denton County, Texas and areshown in the 1880 census for Denton County. A notation in the census indicates that George Speed, Mary Speedís twin, had died a year earlier. Living in one household at that time was Henry Lewis Speed (my great grandfather), his sister, Mary Speed, and youngest brother, Charles Speed, along with deceased George Speedís widow, Anne Lewis Speed, and their daughter, Florence Speed, and Anneísmother, Martha Lewis. In this census, Henryís occupation is shown as farmer. Anneís occupation is shown as housekeeper and Mary Speed is shown as assistant. Robert Stuart Speed and his wife, Cally Burgess Speed, were living in Denton County as a separate household.

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†††††† During the 1880's, life for this Speed family was changing rapidly. Henry Lewis Speed married Lucy Florence Abbott on 13January 1884 in Denton County. Henry or "Lute" as his brothers and sister called him had already suffered a severe loss from his first marriage back in Weakley County to his cousin,Ada J. Waggener, when she died sometime in 1878 of child birth with the child not surviving either. Henry andLucy Florence Abbott were married by Sylvestor Mosaly, a preacher and new husband to Henryís sister, Mary, having married just a year before on 11 March 1883. During 1884, Robert Stuart Speed moved his family to Fort Worth, Texas where they lived until around 1890. Robert and his family then moved to Washita County, Oklahoma where they homesteaded at the time of the Oklahoma land rush. Charles Speed never married and died in Denton or Dallas County on 16-July-1889. Little is known about how he died or where he is buried. Nothing is known of whatever became of George Speedís widow, Anne Lewis Speed, and their daughter, Florence Speed.

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†††††† During the 1880's, Henry Lewis Speed and Lucy Florence Abbott started their family with their firstson, Charles Griffin Speed bornin Elzabethtown, Denton County, Texas born on 16-February-1885. Over the next ten to twelve years, the family grew in number and moved from Denton County to Baylor County and to Archer County each time pursuing better farm land at cheaper prices. The other children born during this time were Clara Lavina Speed born 16 October 1887 and died as an infant on 9 August 1888, Edward Lewis Speed (my grandfather) born 26 July 1889, Mable Florence Speed born 8 February 1892, and Mary Bulah Speed born 4 December 1894. Each child was born in a different location as the family migrated west. Clara was born in Denton County, Edward was born in Argyle, Denton County, Mable was born in Baylor County, and Bulah was born in Archer City, Archer County. Baylor and Archer Counties are located south of Wichita Falls, Texas.

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†††††† In 1897, Henry Lewis Speed is shown in land records to have homesteaded on land near Cordell, Oklahoma in Washita County.His last and youngest child, Esther Catherine Speed, was born 24 October 1899 in Cordell. Henry Lewis Speed lived there for approximately ten years when he sold his farm and homestead for $1,600 on 18 March 1908 and moved his family to Clarendon, Texas.

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†††††† On 21 March 1917, Henry Lewis Speed died at his home. He had been suffering from a bad flu weeks earlier but had decided to get up out of bed to prepare his garden for spring seeding. Soon he was back in bed experiencing a relapse of the illness. When it became apparent that he was taking a turn for the worse, Henry called his family to his bedside. My grandfather, Ed Speed, always told us the story of how his father made him promise that he would marry and have sons. He was deeply concerned that his Speed line would end without male descendants to carry on the name. At the time, Edís brother, Charliewas married to Mary Eugenia Moore and had two daughters, Edith Clara Speed born 26 July 1910 and Catherine (Kitty) Leota Speed born 20 October 1912. Years later, my grandfather Ed would get tears in his eyes when he would tell this story and he would be emotional about how his only son, Homer Charles Speed, had three sons to carry on his Speed line.

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†††††† He married (1) ADA JANE WAGGENER, married 24 Aug 1877 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, b. 16 Feb 1860 in WEAKLEY COUNTY, TENNESSEE, (daughter of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WAGGENER and EMERAN (EMMA) A. J. POTTS) d. CIRCA 1878 in DIED IN CHILD BIRTH.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† CHILD DIED AT BIRTH.

 

†††††† He married (2) LUCY FLORENCE ABBOTT, married 13 Jan 1884 in DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS (E. W. DOSS HOME), b. 10 Sep 1864 in COOK COUNTY, TEXAS, (daughter of EPHIHORN AARON ABBOTT and LUCY CATHERINE WALLACE) occupation HOUSEWIFE, d. 17 Oct 1923 in CLARENDON, TEXAS, buried: 21 Oct 1923 in CLARENDON, TEXAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 154.†† ii†††† CHARLES GRIFFIN SPEED b. 06 Feb 1885.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† CLARA LAVINA SPEED, b. 16 Oct 1887 in DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS, d. 09 Aug 1888 in DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS, buried: in DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS.

†††††† †† 155.†† iv††† EDWARD LEWIS SPEED b. 26 Jul 1889.

†††††† †† 156.†† v†††† MABLE FLORENCE SPEED b. 8 Feb 1892.

†††††† †† 157.†† vi††† MARY BULAH SPEED b. 4 Dec 1894.

†††††† †† 158.†† vii††† ESTHER CATHERINE SPEED b. 24 Oct 1899.

 

90.WILLIAM JAMES STEWART, b. 20 Nov 1834 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 24 May 1880 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married ADELAIDE C. LOWREY, b. 10 Feb 1841 in MARSHALL, TEXAS, d. 29 Oct 1912 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 159.†† i††††† JOHN FRANCIS STEWART b. 18 Apr 1867.

†††††† †† 160.†† ii†††† CHARLES A. STEWART b. 6 Apr 1870.

†††††† †† 161.†† iii†††† MARY ELIZABETH (MAMIE) STEWART b. 26 Jan 1872.

†††††† †† 162.†† iv††† LEIA STEWART b. 27 Jun 1875.

†††††† †† 163.†† v†††† WILLIAM JAMES STEWART, JR b. 14 Jul 1877.

†††††† †† 164.†† vi††† HARVEY R. STEWART b. 3 Sep 1879.

 

91.SARAH SUSANNAH STEWART, b. 20 Mar 1831 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 10 Jun 1884 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married EPHRIAM J. S. BATES, b. 24 Dec 1824, d. 13 Mar 1878 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 165.†† i††††† JANE ELIZABETH BATES b. 15 Nov 1856.

†††††† †† 166.†† ii†††† EMMA J. BATES b. 27 Dec 1858.

†††††† †† 167.†† iii†††† WILLIAM ALEXANDER BATES b. 25 Oct 1863.

†††††† †† 168.†† iv††† NINA BATES b. 7 Mar 1871.

 

92.MARY JANE STEWART, b. 11 Jun 1833, d. 7 Aug 1904 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married JEHU G. WALL, b. 25 Aug 1828, d. 14 Mar 1863 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† LOUISE REBECCA WALL, b. 25 Jul 1850, d. 17 Aug 1933 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married OLCOTT S. WATTS, b. 1844 in NEWTON, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1882 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† OLCOTT: Olcott was a veteran of the US Civil War. He was a member of the 13th Confederate Mississippi Infantry.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ELIZABETH A. WALL, b. 19 Feb 1852, d. 4 Jun 1862 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 169.†† iii†††† MARSHALL A. WALL b. 4 Feb 1854.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† SARAH ELLEN WALL, b. 18 Oct 1855, d. 5 Apr 1861 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 170.†† v†††† FRANCIS EUGENE WALL b. 8 May 1857.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† ADA I. WALL, b. 22 Jan 1859, d. 1 Oct 1938.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM C. BRABHAM, b. 16 Apr 1856, d. 3 Mar 1931.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† LILA ESTELLE WALL, b. 27 Dec 1860, d. 18 Aug 1869 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† JOHN S. WALL, b. 25 Jun 1863, d. 12 Jul 1863 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John was a twin to his brother, Jehu Wall.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† JEHU G. WALL, JR, b. 25 Jun 1863, d. 17 Jul 1953 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jehu was a twin to his brother, John Wall.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married EULA G. MULLINS, b. 1 Sep 1864, d. 7 Jan 1895 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

 

93.ELIZABETH STEWART, b. 25 Oct 1833 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married WILLIAM PHARIS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† LELIA IOLA PHARIS.

 

94.ALEXANDER STEWART, b. 14 Oct 1839 in MISSISSIPPI, d. 1860-64 in BATTLE OF ATLANTA.

 

†††††† He married LUDIE HURST.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 171.†† i††††† JOHN THOMAS STEWART b. 29 Dec 1860.

 

95.JOHN STEWART, b. 5 Oct 1841 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1 Nov 1921 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† He married JANE V. WALL, b. 6 May 1842 in AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 17 Jun 1901 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 172.†† i††††† ALEXANDER STEWART b. 5 Aug 1866.

†††††† †† 173.†† ii†††† MATTIE A. STEWART b. 29 Apr 1868.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† WILLIAM O. STEWART, b. 9 Feb 1870, d. 25 Sep 1874 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† †† 174.†† iv††† MYRTIS C. STEWART b. 6 Dec 1872.

†††††† †† 175.†† v†††† SALLY S. STEWART b. 19 Feb 1874.

†††††† †† 176.†† vi††† EDWARD E. STEWART b. 21 Aug 1875.

†††††† †† 177.†† vii††† JANE V. STEWART b. 14 Feb 1877.

†††††† †† 178.†† viii†† CORNELIA ELIZABETH STEWART b. 12 Apr 1879.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† ANNA STEWART, b. 21 Feb 1881, d. 12 Sep 1892 in GILSBURG, MISSISSIPPI.

 

96.CLARA L. ADAMS, b. 9 Oct 1832 in WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married WADE HAMPTON BYNUM, married in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† WADE H. BYNUM, JR, occupation MAYOR-BATON ROUGE, LA.

 

97.CLARA BELLE STUART, b. 27 Oct 1865 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married GEORGE BURRIS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† PIKE STUART BURRIS.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† WILLIAM BLAKE BURRIS.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† JOSIE BURRIS.

 

98.WALTER BYNUM STUART, b. 21 Dec 1866 in WILKINSON CO., MISSISSIPPI, occupation SUGAR PLANTER, d. 20 Mar 1936 in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, buried: 1936 in ROSELAWN CEMETERY, NEW ORLEANS, LA.

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†††††† Walter was a prominent sugar planter of Ascension Parish, Louisiana. He was also a leader in civic, educational, and philanthropic activities.

 

†††††† He married MARY ALICE MORGAN, d. 17 Aug 1959 in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, buried: 1959 in ROSELAWN CEMETERY, NEW ORLEANS, LA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† MARY EUGENIA STUART, b. 21 Jan 1891 in LOUISIANA.

†††††† †† 179.†† ii†††† CLARA AGNES STUART b. 25 Feb 1892.

†††††† †† 180.†† iii†††† WALTER BYNUM STUART, JR. b. 9 Sep 1893.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ARCHIBALD McGEHEE STUART III, b. 6 Nov 1895 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MILDRED KEARBY, married 18 Nov 1923 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† †† 181.†† v†††† EVANDER MORGAN STUART b. 25 Dec 1897.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† OLIVE MATTIE STUART, b. 13 Nov 1899 in LOUISIANA.

†††††† †† 182.†† vii††† ROBERTA LEE STUART b. 24 Feb 1902.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† IRENE CUNNINGHAM STUART, b. 11 Jul 1904 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married STERLING PRESCOTT GATES, married 1932, (son of RICHARD GATES and LEILA FOSTER).

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† HELEN MORGAN STUART, b. 13 Nov 1909 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM BERTRAND MURPHEY, married 22 Jun 1940 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, (son of EDWIN CHARLES MURPHEY and WINNIE MALONE).

 

99.IDA STEWART, b. CIRCA 1862 in MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† She married PERCY LEMLY, b. 3 Apr 1860 in JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, occupation GROCER.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† EILENE ALICE LEMLY.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† AMANDA LEMLY.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† EDNA HOUGH LEMLY.

 

100.MARY (ANA) McDOUGAL WILLIAMS, b. 4 Oct 1845, d. 1 Nov 1919 in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.

 

She married (1) WILLIAM VON PHUL, married 9 Apr 1866 in WEST BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, b. 30 Jun 1838 in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI, d. 10 Oct 1876 in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† HENRY GRAFF VON PHUL, b. 30 Jan 1867, d. 12 Oct 1869.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ANTOINE PIERRE VON PHUL, b. 30 Aug 1868, d. 26 Apr 1869.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† WILLIAM VON PHUL II, b. 20 Jul 1871 in LOUISIANA, occupation ENGINEER, d. 17 Apr 1949 in LARCHMONT, NEW YORK, buried: 19 Apr 1949 in GATE OF HEAVEN CEMETERY, NY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARIE ALZIRE CADE, married 19 Nov 1895 in LOUISIANA, b. 5 Dec 1869 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, (daughter of ROBERT CADE and MARIE CORINE DUBROCA) d. Apr 1959 in NEW YORK.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† CATHERINE (KATIE) VON PHUL, b. 28 May 1873 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, d. 16 Oct 1886 in LOUISIANA.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† NOLAN STEWART VON PHUL, b. 3 Oct 1874 in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.

 

She married (2) SAMUEL STAFFORD, married 1 Aug 1899 in ORLEANS PARISH, LOUISIANA.

 

101.NOLAN STEWART WILLIAMS, b. 12 Oct 1848 in BELAIRE PLANTATION, W. BATON ROUGE, LA, d. 4 Mar 1900 in ON A TRAIN BETWEEN NEW ORLEANS & MEMPHIS.

 

He married MARGARET KEARNS COOKE, married 12 Oct 1869 in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI, b. 3 Dec 1847 in TERREBONNE PARISH, LOUISIANA, (daughter of WILLIAM MORDECAI COOKE and ELIZA SARAH VON PHUL) d. 12 Dec 1936 in LAS CRUCES, DONA ANA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ELISE WILLIAMS, b. 18 Jul 1870 in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI, d. 6 Sep 1959 in LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM REYNAUD FAVROT, married 29 Dec 1897 in TERREBONNE PARISH, LOUISIANA, b. 10 Jul 1871 in W. BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, (son of HENRI MORTIMER FAVROT and FELICE CELESTINE DUBROCA) d. 30 Sep 1948 in LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† NOLAN STUART WILLIAMS, b. 28 May 1872 in ARDOYNE PLANTATION, HOUMA,TERREBONNE LA, d. 4 Dec 1957 in SANTE FE, NEW MEXICO.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married NATHALIE DRAHOS, married 31 Jul 1908, b. 1 May 1874 in MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† LUCY ETHEL WILLIAMS, b. 26 Jan 1874 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA, d. 29 Jun 1892 in LOUISIANA.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† JAMES McCALOP WILLIAMS, b. 1875 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† DUNCAN CAGE WILLIAMS, b. 18 Mar 1876 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA, d. 10 Aug 1849.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married DOROTHY CAGE, married 2 Feb 1902, b. CIRCA 1878 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† GENEVIEVE EDMUNSON WILLIAMS, b. 30 Nov 1878 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA, d. 12 Apr 1947 in LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married ROBERT EDWIN McBRIDE, married 12 May 1898 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA, b. 21 Feb 1871 in THIBODAUX, LaFOURCHE, LOUISIANA, occupation PHYSICIAN.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† OLIVE HUNTINGTON WILLIAMS, b. 1 Mar 1882 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA, d. 25 Mar 1960.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† HARRY COOKE WILLIAMS, b. 27 Mar 1885 in HOUMA, TERREBONNE, LOUISIANA, d. 31 Jan 1967.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married HARRIET KENNEDY CLARKE, married 19 Jan 1910, b. 25 Jan 1884, (daughter of JOHN O'FALLON CLARKE and BEATRICE THERESA CHATEAU).

 

102.KATHERINE ELEANOR (NELLIE) DOUGHERTY, b. 1 Jan 1864 in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, occupation STAFF-LA STATE UNIV.

 

She married ARTHUR TAYLOR PRESCOTT,[31] married 4 Jan 1888.

ARTHUR: Arthur was a member of the faculty of Louisiana State University.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ALLEN WORDEN PRESCOTT, b. 1 Feb 1889 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married (1) ALICE NEARS, b. in LUTCHER, LOUISIANA.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married (2) SYLVIA WRANOSKY, b. in CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† ARTHUR TAYLOR PRESCOTT, JR, b. 16 Jan 1892 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married DORIS McHUGH, b. in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† LUCY STEWART PRESCOTT, b. 21 Dec 1896 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CLIFFORD H. KING, b. in GREENVILLE, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† BEN PRESCOTT, b. 1 May 1899 in LOUISIANA.

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† KATE TAYLOR PRESCOTT, b. 6 Sep 1903 in LOUISIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married DUNCAN CONRAD, b. in BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† KATHERINE ELEANOR PRESCOTT, b. 25 Aug 1906 in LOUISIANA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Katherine died in infancy. She was a twin to her sister, Elvira Garig Prescott.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† ELVIRA GARIG PRESCOTT, b. 25 Aug 1906 in LOUISIANA.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Elvira was a twin to her sister, Katherine Eleanor Prescott, who died in infancy.

 

103.LOUISA (LOULIE) CORNELIA DICKSON, b. 14 Jan 1856 in OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 19 Feb 1927 in TULSA, TULSA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, buried: 22 Feb 1927 in OAK LAWN CEMETERY, CENTREVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

She married RALPH KETCHUM CARR, married 11 Nov 1880 in OLD CENTREVILLE, AMITE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, b. 19 Sep 1855 in CLARKESVILLE, HABERSHAM COUNTY, GEORGIA, (son of ALEXANDER MURRAY CARR and MARIAH LOUISA KETCHUM) d. 4 Jun 1905 in LOG TOWN, HANCOCK COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1905 in OAK LAWN CEMETERY, CENTREVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† RALPH MURRAY CARR, b. 30 Jun 1881 in OLD CENTREVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, d. 5 Mar 1884 in OLD CENTREVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1884 in OAK LAWN CEMETERY, CENTREVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MARGUERITE COSBY CARR, b. 22 Feb 1883 in OLD CENTREVILLE,MISSISSIPPI, d. 24 Jul 1914 in COLORADO SPRINGS, EL PASO COUNTY, COLORADO, buried: 1914 in OAK LAWN CEMETERY, CENTREVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† JAMES GORDON CARR, I, b. 13 Jan 1884 in OLD CENTREVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, d. 10 May 1963 in CENTREVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, buried: 1963 in OAK LAWN CEMETERY, CENTREVILLE, WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MINNIE PERMELIA PERKINS, married Sep 1910 or 1911 in GREENVILLE, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† ALICE LOUISE CARR, b. 24 Aug 1887 in OLD CENTREVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, d. 19 Sep 1968 in TULSA, TULSA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, buried: Sep 1968 ROSE HILL MAUSOLEUM, TULSA, OKLAHOMA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married LAWRENCE H. YOUNG, married 22 Nov 1932 in TULSA, TULSA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† WILLIAM DICKSON CARR, b. 8 Feb 1890 in OLD CENTREVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, d. 17 May 1974 in SILSBEE, HARDIN COUNTY, TEXAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARY ELLEN TAYLOR, married 18 Oct 1920 in TULSA, OKLAHOMA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† EMMA GEORGINE CARR, b. 29 Feb 1892 in ROLLING FORK, SHARKEY COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, d. 9 Nov 1988 in TULSA, OKLAHOMA, buried: 14 Nov 1988 at ROSE HILL MAUSOLEUM, TULSA, OKLAHOMA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married FREDERICK ALEXANDER DUGGAN, married 16 Nov 1922 in TULSA, OKLAHOMA.

 

†††††† †† 183.†† vii††† RALPHIE CORNELIA CARR b. 23 Sep 1897.

 

104.RAYMOND STUART DEVANE, b. 14 Jan 1876, d. 12 Nov 1967.

 

He married ELOISE CROMARTIE, married 18 Jan 1906, b. 13 Sep 1887, d. 25 Dec 1956.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† †† 184.†† i††††† ELIZABETH DEVANE b. 17 Jan 1910.

 

Tenth Generation

 

105.JAMES LIVINGSTON McLEAN, b. 13 Feb 1881 in GREENOCK, RENFREWSHIRE, SCOTLAND, d. 14 Aug 1926 in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.

 

He married ISABELLA LYON DEAN, married Jan 1909 in BELFAST, IRELAND, b. 7 Sep 1879 in THURSO, CAITHNESS, SCOTLAND, d. 15 Oct 1961 in JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† JAMES DEAN McLEAN, b. 11 Nov 1909 in BELFAST, IRELAND, d. 4 Sep 1978 in HOUSTON, HARRIS CO., TEXAS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARY JOSEPHINE CHAPMAN, married 1951 in HOUSTON, HARRIS CO., TEXAS, b. 1922 in TAMPICO, MEXICO, d. 4 Sep 1978 in HOUSTON, HARRIS CO., TEXAS.

 

106.HART VANCE, b. 7 Mar 1852 in MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, d. 1922 in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.

 

He married MIRA LOMAX, married 11 Jan 1887 in VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, b. 1864 in VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, d. 1944 in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ALFRED VANCE, b. 1887, d. 1966.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† MIRA VANCE, b. 14 Feb 1889, d. 13 Mar 1913.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† HART VANCE, JR, b. 1 Aug 1896 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. 1964 in ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married (1) HELEN WILLIAMS, married CIRCA 1929.

†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††† He married (2) MELITTA TARNO, b. in HUNGARY, d. 1957.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married (3) PHYLLIS VAUGHN MALLORY AYRES, b. in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

107.SAMUEL MORGAN VANCE, b. 24 May 1854 in LOCUST GROVE, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, d. 9 Sep 1915 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

He married MARY JOSEPHINE HUNTOON, married 8 Apr 1885 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, b. 9 Dec 1861 in HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE, d. 22 Jan 1949 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† BENJAMIN MORGAN VANCE, b. 6 Dec 1886 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. 29 Oct 1961 in VA HOSPITAL, NORTHPORT, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARGARET KATE COOPER, married 12 Apr 1930 in NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, b. 21 Aug 1887 in LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS, d. 19 Oct 1973 in NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† A BOY, b. 27 May 1888, d. 29 May 1888.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† MARY HUNTOON VANCE, b. 25 Mar 1889.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JACOB BROWN LEWMAN, married 29 Sep 1909 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. 13 Nov 1947.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† PRESTON THOMPSON VANCE, b. 28 Dec 1891, d. 17 Nov 1944.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married KATHERINE HINTON, married 17 Apr 1922.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† BUSSEY HUNTOON VANCE, b. 13 Dec 1893 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married ESTHER HENRIETTA WENDELL, married 2 Apr 1921, d. 6 Jun 1968 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† SARAH HUNTOON VANCE, b. 22 Jan 1896 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married FRANK CLARK DUGAN, married 4 Dec 1924 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† DOROTHY EATON VANCE, b. 16 Jun 1897 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married FRED HOLMAN McCAWLEY, married 15 Nov 1922 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† LEDCREICH STUART VANCE, b. 7 Jan 1899 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. 6 Oct 1962 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married FRANCES PATTERSON ERVIN, married 18 Apr 1931 in MOBILE, ALABAMA, b. 10 Jun 1898 in MOBILE, ALABAMA, d. 16 Oct 1995 in HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† BRUCE BURTON VANCE, b. 3 Feb 1901 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. 24 Jun 1989 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married LOIS MARGARET PIPER, married 7 Oct 1926 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, d. 1974 in LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY.

 

108.HOWARD VANCE, b. 9 Aug 1858 in HARRODSBURG, KENTUCKY, d. 1902.

 

He married KLEA, married Dec 1889 in BERLIN, GERMANY.

KLEA:††† It was believed that Klea was a German actress.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† KLEA (CLAIRE) VANCE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM SEYMOUR EVANS.

 

109.VIRGINIA VANCE, b. 1845.

 

She married THOMAS MARTIN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ANNIE MARTIN.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married HERBERT EYRE POWELL, b. in IRELAND.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† WILLIAM VANCE MARTIN.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† SHIRLEY VANCE MARTIN.

 

110.ELIZABETH VANCE, b. 1847.

 

She married JOHN W. RUTHERFORD, b. in SCOTLAND.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† MARGARET MELROSE RUTHERFORD.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married STEPHEN SMITH, b. in PASADENA, CALIFORNIA.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† VANCE RUTHERFORD.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WILLIAM F. J. DAILEY, b. in CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

 

111.SUSAN SHELBY THOMPSON VANCE, b. 1850.

 

She married DR JAMES WISTAR VANCE, b. in SOUTH CAROLINA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† LETITIA LAURENS VANCE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JOHN NICHOLSON.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† SIDNEY VANCE.

 

112.GEORGE THOMPSON VANCE, b. 4 Oct 1852, d. 11 May 1926.

 

He married (1) ELLA HODGES, b. in LUKA, MISSISSIPPI, d. 14 Dec 1891.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† LETITIA HART VANCE, b. 13 Sep 1879.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CHARLES BALANCE BROOKS, d. 15 Jan 1932.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† AMANDA (AMELIA) VREDENBURG VANCE, b. 28 Jan 1881.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married WALKER W. WILLINS, b. in MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† GEORGE THOMPSON VANCE, JR, b. 19 Jul 1882.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARGARET O'NEIL.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† iv††† WILLIAM LITTLE VANCE, b. 17 Sep 1885.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married MARGURITE SCHLUND.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† v†††† BENJAMIN HODGES VANCE, b. 1886.

†††††† ††† ††††††† vi††† ELLA VIRGINIA VANCE, b. 13 Dec 1891.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married CHARLES DUNCAN McRAE, JR.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† vii††† VIRGINIA ELLA VANCE, b. 1891, d. 1891.

†††††† ††† ††††††† viii†† ELIZABETH VANCE, b. 1891, d. 1893.

 

He married (2) ANNIE HANCOCK.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† ix††† DAVID HANCOCK VANCE, b. 1894, d. 1895.

†††††† ††† ††††††† x†††† DAVID HANCOCK VANCE, b. 1 Jul 1895.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married HARRIET HAWLEY CROOK, b. in SCOTT COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† xi††† JOHN THOMPSON VANCE, b. 1897.

 

113.LETITIA HART VANCE, b. 1854 in WOODFORD COUNTY, KENTUCKY, d. 1926.

 

She married (1) RICHARD VAN VREDENBURGH.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† RICHARD VAN VREDENBURGH, JR, d. 1933 in NEW YORK.

 

She married (2) CHARLES WASHINGTON DEPAUW.

 

114.WILLIAM LITTLE VANCE, b. 1863.

 

He married (1) GRACE ISABEL MATTHEWS.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† MARY MATTHEWS VANCE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married SCOTT D. BLANCHARD.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† WILLIAM LITTLE VANCE III.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married IDABEL HUNT.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† IDABEL: Idabel was the niece of Georgia Marie Hunt.

 

He married (2) GEORGIA MARIE HUNT.

 

115.GUY PERCY VANCE, b. 1865.

 

He married MARGARET FULLENLOVE, b. in NEW ALBANY, INDIANA.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† EMILY FULLENLOVE VANCE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† She married JAMES SIMPSON, b. in CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

 

116.PAUL OTEY VANCE,[32] b. CIRCA 1866, d. 1913 in CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

According to family stories told to his great granddaughter, Suellen Vance, the family disowned him when he married an actress and moved to Chicago, Illinois.

 

He married MAY (MAE) LAMPHEAR, married in CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

MAY: May was an actress.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† WILLIAM LITTLE VANCE.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It is said from family stories that William pursued a career as a semi-professional golfer.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† He married LILLIAN TEICH.

 

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† LETTICIA HART VANCE.

 

117.EDWARD LEDCREIGH TOPP, b. 1838 in MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, d. 1888.

 

He married EUDORA BAYLISS, married 24 Jun 1868, b. in MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE.

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

†††††† ††† ††††††† i††††† ELIZABETH TOPP.

†††††† ††† ††††††† ii†††† EUDORA TOP.

†††††† ††† ††††††† iii†††† ETHEL TOPP.