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|1812 Warren Co, Tennessee Tax List|
of Richard Cantrell
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Transcribed from TSLA Roll No. 9 by C. Hammett.
Transcriber Notes: (1) Due to fading and style, vowels were sometimes impossible to determine. When the transcriber could not determine specific letters in a name, a question mark was inserted for each indecipherable letter in the name. (2) Numbers on original are to right of name, not left as listed below. (3) Either these lists were not filmed in original page order, or were inserted in book out of order. They are listed below in original page number order.
For Annotated Records, see Notes below names entered in bold
Enumeration returned by Richd. Cantrell, Esqr.
(Page 9 continued)
- John Pate
- Anthony Pate
- John Edmonds
- David Tittle
- Peter Adams
- James Cantrell
- Benjn. Cantrell
- John G. Williams
- Mashach Hix
- George Tittle
- Tilmon Potter
- John Durham
- Peter Tittle
- Harden Williams
- John A. Franklin
- Henry Hix
- Richard Reynolds
- Forney Reynolds
- Edward Raynolds
- Warren Philpot
- Thompson Kennerly
- Stephen Herriman
- Aron Cantrell
- John Cantrell
- James Williams
- Thomas Clark
- Abram Cantrell
- Watson Cantrell
- John Martin
- Sampson Cantrell
- John Lenaer
- John M. Bowls
- Anthony - - - - -
- Thomas White
- Thomas Burriss
- Isaiah Sherston(?)
- Edmond Collins
- James Robinson
- William H. Ezell
Page 10 (75)
- Aron Adamson
- William Tippett
- Joseph Fortner
- Ezekiel Mullins
- Jephthah Hulcum
- Enoch Anderson
- Nathan Byers
- Julius Webb
- John Jones
- William Mullican
- John Mullican
- Jonas Webb
- James Webb
- Elisha Webb
- John Ellege
- David Bane
- Luke Tippet
- Adam Tittle
- John Young
- Robert Williams
- William Hix
Note: № 02 Anthony PATE died between 15 OCT. 1821 & 10 FEB. 1826 in Warren (now DeKalb) Co., TN. He is Buried "beneath a large walnut tree on a knoll, a short distance from the Caney Fork River,near the line that divides the Counties of Warren and DeKalb". He was granted an occupant claim of 175 acres in the 1st District,10th Section,2nd Range by Grant #6519 and entered on 09 JULY 1811 & registered on 04 MAY 1812. Who he married and who his children were still remains a mystery, but his known granddaughter Thomason PATE born c1802 in TN. and died 26 JULY 1869 in DeKalb Co., TN. married in 1820 in Warren(now DeKalb) Co.,TN. to Isaac ADCOCK (c1794-1871), son of Leonard & Jane ADCOCK; and Harriett PATE born 16 DEC. 1809 in TN. and died 08 NOV. 1875 in DeKalb Co.,TN. married c1825 in Warren (now DeKalb)Co., TN. to David FISHER (1800-1879). He is probably a brother to № 1 John PATE who is known to have had a son named Jeremiah PATE [NOTE: a Jeremiah PATE who enlisted in a Smith Co.,TN. Militia served in the War of 1812 from OCT.1813 to JAN.1814 as a Corporal in Capt. Anthony METCALF's Company under Col. Thomas McCRORY's 2nd Reg't., West TN. Militia and then on 08 AUG. 1814 he recives the rank of Ensign and later serves agin from NOV. 1814 to MAY 1815 as a Ensign in Capt. Edward ROBINSON(ROBERTSON)'s Company under Col. James ROULSTON(RAULSTON)'s 3rd Reg't., West TN. Militia Infantry.]
Submitted by: Nathan Meredith LORANCE
Note: Seeking to ID № 9 Mashach HIX/HICKS. Was he kin to Robert HICKS, Sr. who m Samuel SUMNER'S widow, Winnifred COMBS (d/o William & Seth STACY Combs, Sr.) bef 1798 in (probably) Sullivan or Hawkins Co, Tennessee or Russell Co, Virginia, and who later resided in Clay and Perry Cos, KY?
Comments: Meshack HICKS b. 1751-1760 VA d. 1840-1850 Dade Co, GA m. Elizabeth MORELAND (d/o Wright MORELAND and Ann WILSON) 16 Jun 1787 Goochland Co, VA. Children: John, Iris, Polly, Sukey, Cary, Patsy, Lucy, Nancy m. John Garrett Williams, Sarah m. James Anderson Williams. Meshack and John were enumerated in Dade Co, GA in 1840 on the same census page as Thomas Clark (№ 26?), an ordained Primitive Baptist minister who also had lived in Warren Co TN. The following indenture is recorded in Wayne Co, KY:
1814 Dec 16 - Recorded: 14 Feb 1816 - page 279
Indenture: JOHN JONES & PEGGY his wife to GEORGE BERRY.. 200 lbs for 250 acres on waters of Cumberland River.. Beg. at 2 white oaks on the side of a ridge near a small spring & on the NE side.. to MESHAC HICKS line.. to JOHN McCARMEY'S line.. /s/ JOHN JONES, PEGGY JONES who relinq. dower rights.
Question: Was Meshack Hicks the father of Jacob and James Hicks, who are among the earliest recorded HICKS in Wayne Co, KY? Samuel Clark, brother of the above referenced Thomas Clark in Warren Co, also remained in Wayne Co, KY when his brothers removed to Warren Co.
Not confirmed: I have been told, but not confirmed, that Laura Williams, granddaughter of Meshack Hicks through his daughter Sarah, married Benjamin Bratton SR of Searcy Co, AR. Benjamin Bratton was a grandson of Thomas Clark SR of Randolph Co, NC and his wife Sarah Clark, d/o James & Elizabeth Clark of Orange Co, NC. Sarah Clark's nephew Absalom Clark died in Warren County in 1848.
Submitted by Fay Clark
Note: № 11 Tilmon Potter was born c1790 in Spartanburg Co.,S.C. and died 09 MAY 1841 in DeKalb Co., TN. He is Buried in the Potter-Cantrell Cemetery at Seven Springs in DeKalb Co.,TN. He married c1809 in Spartanburg Co, S.C. to Elizabeth CANTRELL(c1771-c1836), dau. of Abraham CANTRELL & Lucy WATSON. Their dau. Jane [aka Jennie] married James MARTIN, son of № 29 John MARTIN. Known siblings of Elizabeth CANTRELL POTTER that are on this list are...№ 12 John DURHAM who married Sarah CANTRELL (c1793-c1870); № 28 Watson CANTRELL (c1790-1870) who married Mary Elizabeth MARTIN, dau. of № 29 John MARTIN; & № 27 Abram CANTRELL (c1779-1845) who married Sarah DURHAM.
Submitted by: Nathan Meredith LORANCE
Note: № 20 Rev. War Soldier Warren PHILPOT, b 28 Aug 1756 in Charles Co, MD; later resided in Frederick Co, MD; Bedford Co, Virginia; Guilford Co, North Carolina; & in 1784 in Franklin Co GA; in 1801 moved to Pendleton Co SC; in 1807 moved to Warren County, Tennessee; and in 1830 to Washington Co, Arkansas where he died.
Note: № 29 John MARTIN was born 16 MAR. 1764 in MD. and died DEC. 1872 in DeKalb Co.,TN. He married c1790 in Rockingham Co., N.C. to Catherine [aka Kate] CANTRELL (c1770-1851), dau. of Rev. Isaac CANTRELL & Nancy WATSON. Their son James MARTIN married Jane [aka Jennie] POTTER, dau. of № 11 Tilmon POTTER and their dau. Mary Elizabeth MARTIN married № 28 Watson CANTRELL. Known siblings of Catherine [aka Kate] CANTRELL MARTIN that are listed on this list are...№ 23 Aron CANTRELL(1765-1834) who married Martha SMITH; № 24 John CANTRELL (c1773-c1848) who married Mary ROACH; & № 30 Sampson CANTRELL.
Submitted by: Nathan Meredith LORANCE
Notes: № 32 John M. Bowls b. 1769 VA m 27 April 1795 Henry Co., VA to Frances “Fanny” Bolling b. 1777 He was the son of John Bowles b. May 1747 VA and Mary Redford b. 1750 VA. Last enumerated on 1810 Henry Co, VA Cen. Moved to DeKalb Co., TN by 1812 Tax List. Their first dau. Nancy M. Bowles b. 1795 m. John Jefferson Williams abt 1813 and moved to St. Francois Co., MO by 1829.
John M. & Fanny Bolling Bowles lived on the northside of Sink Creek with two 50 ac. parcels - Book 2A Entry #2613, pg. 271 dated July 1828 and 50 ac., Entry #110, pg. 302 (chain carriers Joseph Bowles & John J. Williams). Son-in-law John J. and Nancy M. Bowles Williams had Land Entries close by.
DeKalb Co, TN, District #6, Deed Book #6, pg. 265 states that Johm M. Bowles land of 100 acres sold for taxes on 2 June 1845. Frances Bowles bought the land for $4.00 as she being the highest bidder. Recorded Nov. 1858 at the time Fanny was approx. 81 years old.
John M. Bowles served in the War of 1812 in the Infantry under Capt. John Williams (this may have been his son-in-law John Jefferson Williams) from 23 Jan 1814 to 22 Jan 1815 and received $8.00 “bounty due” him.
Both John M. and Francis “Fanny” Bolling Bowles are buried in the Walker Cemetery, Keltonburg, DeKalb Co., TN.
Submitted by Clydene W. Cannon
Note: № 45 Enoch ANDERSON married Elizabeth BYERS Watkins in Rutherford Co, North Carolina ca. 1803. She was the daughter of Rev War Vet Nathan BYERS (b. 1749, Granville Co, North Carolina; d. 1846, Spartanburg Co SC, 1846) and the widow of Daniel WATKINS. Elizabeth's sons Daniel WATKINS, Jr. and Evan WATKINS moved with the family from Rutherford Co NC to Warren County, Tennessee. Daniel WATKINS Jr. (and probably Evan WATKINS) moved to Jefferson Co, Alabama in 1821. № 46 Nathan BYERS was probably of brother of Eizabeth BYERS Watkins Anderson. Researcher Jim Brown, W5DRP@aol.com
№ 46 Nathan Byars was the brother of Elizabeth Anderson. He was born ca 1772 married Emily/Milly TURNER, daug of John TURNER. Nathan Byars traveled back and forth from Warren Co to Spartanburg Dist SC trying to settle his father-in-law’s estate. Euna McWHORTER BYARS stated he married 1816 to Delphy Logan. That was an error. Delphy Logan was the second wife (mother in law of his son John) Of Nathan Byars b 1746. Nathan Byars b. 1746 married first Drucilla Harrellson, daug. of Burgess Harrelson. Drucilla was awarded one of the first divorces in NC. The trouble began in 1801 when Nathan would get in his cups and would put her our of the house. According to NC law Nathan Byars Sr. could not remarry unless Drucilla married or died. Family tradition says she was living with Enoch Anderson and her daughter Elizabeth when she died. For thos who show Nathan Byars Jr. b ca 1772, he married Emily/Milly Turner, not his step mother Delphy Logan.
Submitted by Clovis Byars Herring (clovisherring@Yahoo.com)
CBH Note: There is much misinformation regarding Nathan Byars Jr. and Sr. I published the Byars/Byers Family Enquirer for 6 ½ years, back in the 1980 until 1981. With more than 100 subscribers about half claimed descent from Old Nathan b. 1746. I had a portion of the quarterly devoted to sorting out fact from fiction. Now that there is a Byars DNA Program, perhaps we will finally know how this family proves out. I believe Nathan Byars on this tax roll is the s/o of Nathan Byars and Drucilla Herrellson. This Nathan married Millie/Emilia Turner, daughter of John Turner. There is documentation on John Turner's will and a land deed where Emilia signed away her dower rights. This was in Spartanburg Dist. SC.
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