Sarah Delaney1

#2362, (1792 - 9 April 1856)
Last EditedFeb 28, 2002
ChartsDescendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Birth*1792 Greene County, Tennessee, USA1 
Married Name24 December 1817 Gann1 
Marriage*24 December 1817 Kingston, Roane County, Tennessee, USA; Principal=Ignatius Nathan Gann1 
Death*9 April 1856 Titus County, Texas, USA1 

Family

Ignatius Nathan Gann b. bt 1757 - 1759, d. 18 Jul 1839
Children

Charlotte Dement1

#3232, (14 September 1827 - 17 January 1902)
Last EditedFeb 16, 2003
Birth*14 September 1827 Alabama, USA; Ancestors from Nova Scotia.1 
Married Name20 August 1846 Williams1 
Marriage*20 August 1846 Fulton, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Principal=Joshua Martin Williams1 
Cen-Enum*7 October 1850 Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; "Charlotte Williams", age 21, female, born AL.; Principal=MS Itawamba Co Census 1850, Witness=Jesse Williams2 
Death*17 January 1902 Tilman, Caldwell County, Texas, USA1 
Burial*January 1902 Jeffrey Cemetery, McMahan, Caldwell County, Texas, USA1 

Family

Joshua Martin Williams b. 14 Jan 1825, d. 20 May 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, Lauva Currier at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lauva-currier&id=I5899. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, MS, Itawamba Co., District 7, p. 410. Image 75 at www.ancestry.com.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1850.
  3. [S25] Ancestry.com, Lauva Currier at http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lauva-currier&id=I6227
  4. [S12] U.S. Census 1850, www.ancestry.com, MS, Itawamba Co., District 7, p. 410. Image #75 at www.ancestry.com.

John Denning1

#2177
Last EditedFeb 6, 2002
Marriage*7 January 1841 Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA; Principal=Susan Franks1 

Citations

  1. [S67] Jordan Dodd et al, compiler, Early American Marriages: Mississippi, 1825-1850 (Bountiful, Utah: Precision Indexing Publishers), Database found at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Mississippi Marriages 1825-50.

Jonathan Denton1

#1922, (1842 - 22 July 1864)
Last EditedJun 5, 2003
Father*Jonathan Denton2
Mother*Eliza (?)2
Birth*1842 Arkansas, USA; This date is based on his age of 19 during enlistment.3,4 
Marriage*1859 Principal=Mary Ann Langston5,4 
Milit-Beg*26 July 1861 in the 7th Arkansas Infantry, Co. I, (Shaver's Regiment) formed around Lawrence County, AR.3 
Death*22 July 1864 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA; Killed in the "Battle of Inman Park" in the Atlanta Seige during the Civil War.; Witness=Mary Ann Langston2 

Family

Mary Ann Langston b. 12 Mar 1842, d. 21 Jul 1909
Children

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from Rosalie Guthrie (e-mail address) 08 Jan 2002.
  2. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Submitted by Leona J. Headley
    http://www.cotagesoft.com/~lheadley/FAMILY/LANGSTON.htm. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  3. [S26] Genealogy Website, http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/shaversi.htm
  4. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Newburg Township, page 9.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.
  5. [S26] Genealogy Website, Izard County, AR Mailing List. Posted e-mail address, 7 May 2003.

Jonathan Denton1

#3275
Last EditedFeb 16, 2003
Marriage* Principal=Eliza (?)1 

Family

Eliza (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Submitted by Leona J. Headley
    http://www.cotagesoft.com/~lheadley/FAMILY/LANGSTON.htm. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.

Lemuel Jefferson Denton1,2

#150, (circa 1863 - )
Last EditedFeb 16, 2003
Father*Jonathan Denton3 b. 1842, d. 22 Jul 1864
Mother*Mary Ann Langston3 b. 12 Mar 1842, d. 21 Jul 1909
Birth*circa 1863 Arkansas, USA1 
Cen-Enum*20 August 1870 Union Township, Izard County, Arkansas, USA; Lemuel J., age 7, born AR. Listed under the Franks name, not sure if this means he took on the surname of his stepfather, John Wesley Franks.; Principal=AR Izard Co Census 1870, Witness=John Wesley Franks4 

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:1W4N-LFT, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S44] Email Message, from Rosalie Guthrie (e-mail address) 08 Jan 2002.
  3. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Newburg Township, page 9.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.
  4. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Union Township, Pineville Post Office, p. 23.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.

Meekey Eveline Denton1

#4969, (circa 1857 - )
Last EditedJan 8, 2006
ChartsDescendants of John and Elizabeth Carder
Married Name Carder1 
Birth*circa 1857 Tennessee, USA1 
Marriage*circa 1878 Principal=James Samuel Carder1 
Census9 June 1880 White County, Tennessee, USA; "James S. Carder", male, white, age 22, HH#86, married, farmer, born TN, parents born TN. Living with him:
Mickie Eveline, age 23, wife, keeping house, born TN, parents born TN.
Joseph Brent, age 7 months, son, born TN.
Living close to his parents.; Principal=James Samuel Carder2 

Family

James Samuel Carder b. Oct 1857
Child

Citations

  1. [S25] Ancestry.com, from file of Larry Miler, copied Jan. 2006.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  2. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, TN., White Co., 4th Civil District, p. 432.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.

Rebecca Jane Denton1

#148, (11 May 1860 - after 1920)
Last EditedJun 5, 2003
Father*Jonathan Denton2 b. 1842, d. 22 Jul 1864
Mother*Mary Ann Langston2 b. 12 Mar 1842, d. 21 Jul 1909
Birth*11 May 1860 Arkansas, USA1,3 
Cen-Enum*20 August 1870 Union Township, Izard County, Arkansas, USA; Rebecca Jane, age 9, born AR, cannot read or write. Listed under Franks, not sure if this means she took on the name of her stepfather, John Wesley Franks.; Principal=AR Izard Co Census 1870, Witness=John Wesley Franks4 
Married Name1876 Blankenship5,6 
Marriage*1876 Principal=James Calvin Blankenship5,6 
(Witness) Death14 March 1903 Convience, Independence County, Arkansas, USA; Principal=James Calvin Blankenship7 
Death*after 1920 Cave City, Sharp County, Arkansas, USA7 
Burial*after 1920 Wilkerson Cemetery, Sharp County, Arkansas, USA; Buried beside her son William in an unmarked grave.7 

Family

James Calvin Blankenship b. 23 Feb 1858, d. 14 Mar 1903
Marriage*1876 Principal=James Calvin Blankenship5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:1W4N-LCF, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Newburg Township, page 9.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.
  3. [S44] Email Message, from Rosalie Guthrie (e-mail address) 08 Jan 2002.
  4. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Union Township, Pineville Post Office, p. 23.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.
  5. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Izard County, AR Mailing List. Posted e-mail address, 7 May 2003. . Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  6. [S44] Email Message, from Rosalie Guthrie (e-mail address) to Pat Balkcom, 03 Nov. 2002.
  7. [S26] Genealogy Website, Submitted by Leona J. Headley
    http://www.cotagesoft.com/~lheadley/FAMILY/LANGSTON.htm
  8. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Union Township, HH #133. Image #17 at www.ancestry.com.

Samantha Matilda Denton1,2

#149, (January 1862 - )
Last EditedJun 5, 2003
Father*Jonathan Denton3 b. 1842, d. 22 Jul 1864
Mother*Mary Ann Langston3 b. 12 Mar 1842, d. 21 Jul 1909
Birth*January 1862 Arkansas, USA4,2 
Cen-Enum*20 August 1870 Union Township, Izard County, Arkansas, USA; Samantha, age 9, born AR. Listed under Franks, not sure if this means she took on the surname of her stepfather, John Wesley Franks.; Principal=AR Izard Co Census 1870, Witness=John Wesley Franks5 
Cen-Enum*1 June 1880 Enumeration District 81, Newburg, Izard County, Arkansas, USA; Samantha, stepdaughter of John Franks, age 19, single, born in AR as were parents.; Principal=AR Izard Co Census 1880, Witness=John Wesley Franks3 
Marriage*1882 Arkansas, USA; Principal=John Jeffrey6 
Married Name Jeffrey7 
(Witness) Death31 January 1903 Izard County, Arkansas, USA; Principal=John Jeffrey8 

Family

John Jeffrey b. 4 Mar 1854, d. 31 Jan 1903
Children

Citations

  1. [S40] FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org), compiler, "Church of LDS Ancestral File - Submitted"; AFN:1W4N-LDM, Ancestral File Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Hereinafter cited as "Church of LDS Ancestral File."
  2. [S44] Email Message, from Rosalie Guthrie (e-mail address) 08 Jan 2002.
  3. [S10] U.S. Census 1880, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Newburg Township, page 9.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1880.
  4. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Izard County, AR Mailing List. Posted by "Vera Reeves" <e-mail address> 7 May 2003, her source 1900 Athens Twp Izard County, HH #20.
    . Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  5. [S9] U.S. Census 1870, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Union Township, Pineville Post Office, p. 23.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1870.
  6. [S26] Genealogy Website, Izard County, AR Mailing List. Posted by "Vera Reeves" <e-mail address>
    7 May 2003.
  7. [S44] Email Message, from Rosalie Guthrie (e-mail address) to Pat Balkcom, 03 Nov. 2002.
  8. [S26] Genealogy Website, Submitted by Leona J. Headley
    http://www.cotagesoft.com/~lheadley/FAMILY/LANGSTON.htm
  9. [S26] Genealogy Website, Izard County, AR Mailing List. Posted by Bernie Moore-Knowles, 8 May 2003.

James Dick1

#3881
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Marriage*14 January 1823 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; States that bride is Mrs. Martha Galbreath (Patsy), so she was likely a widow. Also states James is the son of William and Rebecca Dick.
Bondsman: John M. Dick
Witness: Jno. Hanner
Bond #: 000054804; Principal=Martha (?)1 

Citations

  1. [S110] Guilford County Genealogical Society, compiler, Guilford County, North Carolina Marriages 1771-1868 (Greensboro, NC: , 1981), p. 44. Hereinafter cited as Guilford Co. NC Marriages.

Maude Dick1

#4587, (1873 - 1970)
Last EditedFeb 21, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name Galbreath1 
Marriage* Principal=John G. Galbreath1 
Birth*1873 1 
Burial*1970 Union Church Cemetery, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA; Gravestone states: Maude Dick Galbraith, 1873-1970, wife of John G. 
Death*1970 1 

Citations

  1. [S46] Rootsweb,, Records for Union Church Cemetery, West Fairfield, Fairfield Township, Westmoreland Co., PA. Hereinafter cited as Rootsweb.

Rueben Dick1

#3879
Last EditedApr 27, 2003
Marriage*9 January 1821 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; States Reubin is the son of James Dick and wife Isabella McClintock and that Lucretia is daughter of John Galbreath and wife Patsy.
Bondsman: William H. Patterson Bond #: 000054811; Principal=Lucretia Galbreath1 

Citations

  1. [S110] Guilford County Genealogical Society, compiler, Guilford County, North Carolina Marriages 1771-1868 (Greensboro, NC: , 1981), p. 44. Hereinafter cited as Guilford Co. NC Marriages.

Mary Dill1

#3705, (25 May 1747 - before 17 December 1825)
Last EditedJul 21, 2004
Name Variation Galbraith 
Birth*25 May 1747 Monaghan Settlement, York County, Pennsylvania, USA1 
Marriage*16 August 1773 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Walter Gilbert states that her name was actually Mary Dill Brannan, however Bill Gilbreath does not agree with this. He believes that Mary Dill married Robert of Allen Township, Cumberland County and that Robert of Strabane Township, York County married Mary Brannon. He also believes that Mary Dill possibly married James Braken at a German Reform Church.; Principal=Robert Galbreath1,2 
Married Name Galbreath1 
Death*before 17 December 1825 Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA1 

Family

Robert Galbreath b. c 1742, d. 1793
Children

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, Walter Gilbert's website at http://www.otal.umd.edu/~walt/gen/htmfile/384.htm. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.
  2. [S96] Clan Galbraith Association. Hereinafter cited as Clan Galbraith Association.

James Dixon1

#2627, (circa 1792 - after 1850)
Last EditedApr 20, 2003
Birth*circa 1792 1 
Marriage*circa 1812 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Principal=Cynthia McKamie1 
Land1822 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; In Box 34 of the Legislative Papers of TN in the TN Archives, there is a petition from William Galbreath in 1822. He purchased in Shelbyville a lot together with a wood (?) carding machine for $2500. The said machine was on the N side of Duck River in the town of Shelbyville. He seeks a permit to build a dam across Duck River. Dated 22 Sept. 1825. Signed by about 350 men including: Jo Galbreath, John Maccadam, Isaac McAddam, Amos McAdams, M. A. Cunningham, and James Dixon.; Principal=William Galbreath2 
Death*after 1850 Tennessee, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), page 215. . Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S95] Edythe Whitley, compiler, Tennessee Genealogical Records - Records of Early Settlers from State and County Archives (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1980), p.183.. Hereinafter cited as Records of Early Tennessee Settlers.

James B. Dixon1

#4649, (September 1797 - 27 December 1862)
Last EditedJul 21, 2004
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Robert Dixon1 d. Aug 1811
Mother*Mary Galbreath1 b. 9 Feb 1765, d. a 1840
Birth*September 1797 2 
Death*27 December 1862 2 

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 22 March 2004. His source is a court record in 1812 for guardianship.
  2. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 27 March 2004.

John Dixon1

#5373, (say 1650 - )
Last EditedSep 13, 2015
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Birth*say 1650 England1 
Marriage*before 1696 Principal=Elizabeth (?)2 

Family

Elizabeth (?)
Child
  • Mary (lnu)+ (c 1680 - c 1751); Mary became a stepdaughter of John Dixon on the marriage of her mother Elizabeth to Dixon1

Citations

  1. [S157] David A. MacDonald and Nancy M. McAdams, The Woolverton family, 1693-1850 and beyond: Woolverton and Wolverton descendants of Charles Woolverton, New Jersey Immigrant (www.lulu.com: Lulu Publishing Services, 2015), Volume I. Hereinafter cited as The Woolverton Family, 1693-1850 and Beyond.
  2. [S157] David A. MacDonald and Nancy M. McAdams, The Woolverton Family, 1693-1850 and Beyond, Volume I pg 2-3.

John Robert Dixon1

#4815
Last EditedDec 31, 2005
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Minus Dixon1

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 27 March 2004.

Margaret Dixon1

#4650
Last EditedJul 21, 2004
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Robert Dixon1 d. Aug 1811
Mother*Mary Galbreath1 b. 9 Feb 1765, d. a 1840
Married Name Stewart2 
Will*1853 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 22 March 2004. His source is a court record in 1812 for guardianship.
  2. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 27 March 2004.

Minus Dixon1

#4814
Last EditedJul 21, 2004
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*William Dixon1 b. b 1799, d. 25 Sep 1838

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 27 March 2004.

Nancy Dixon1

#4648, ( - 1850)
Last EditedJul 21, 2004
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Robert Dixon1 d. Aug 1811
Mother*Mary Galbreath1 b. 9 Feb 1765, d. a 1840
Death*1850 Carroll County, Tennessee, USA2 

Citations

  1. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 22 March 2004. His source is a court record in 1812 for guardianship.
  2. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 27 March 2004.

Robert Dixon1

#3642, ( - August 1811)
Last EditedMar 27, 2004
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Marriage*6 April 1791 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; Bondsman Benjamin Roney, witness was A. Benton. bond #000096376
; Principal=Mary Galbreath1,2 
Land*16 November 1807 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA; "This indenture made this Sixteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and seven between Walter Galbreath of the Orange and state of North Carolina also William Galbreath of the county of Adams, State of Pennsylvania of the one part and Robert Dixon of the county of Orange and State of North Carolina of the other part Witnessed that the Walter and William Galbreath for and in consideration of the sum of two and fifty three dollars to them in hand paid by the said Robert Dixon at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged...a certain tract of land lying and being in State of Tennessee, and on the second district and bounded as follows to Wit... Beginning at Sweet Gum marked R S and R D the north East corner of Roger Snell...land Grant hereafter mentioned Smith's south east corner...contained one hundred twenty six acres three quarters Six poles...being part of a Tract of land granted to William Galbreath late of the county of Orange dec'd

In the presence of Archabald D. Murphy, Clerk
Walter Galbreath
William Galbreath

It appears that this was written by John Hamilton Clerk of the county of Guilford and dated 21 day of November 1811, but registered in Bedford County 28th day of May 1813"; Principal=Walter Galbreath3 
Land*21 November 1808 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; The deed entry states the following:
This Indenture made the twenty first day of November 1808 between Francis McKimie of the County of Guilford and state of North Carolina of the one part and Robert Dixon of the County of Orange aforesaid of the other part. Whereas William Galbreath late of the county of Orange aforesaid was in his lifetime and at the time of his death was in possession of a tract of land lying situated and being in Middle District formerly part of the County of Rutherford in the state of Tennessee on the south side of Duck River between said River and a creek known and called by the name of Sugar Creek containing by estimate one thousand acres to be the same more or less. The same being a Tract of Land Granted by the State of North Carolina to the said William Galbreath by patent bearing date the 15th day of April and in the year 1788 and distinguished by among the surveyed do upon said River by the name of Survey Number eight and whereas the said William Galbraith being seized of the Tract of Land aforesaid duly made and published in subsisting his last will and Testament agreeable to the acts of the Governor and assembly describing how to pass real estate be devise and thereon among other things did devise the aforesaid Francis McKemie one hundred acres of the aforesaid Tract of land by virture of which devise the said Francis McKamie became before the death of the said William Galbreath seized in fee of one hundred acres of the Tract of foresaid to hold the same as Tenant in Common with other devises of the said William Galbreath had devised the remaining parts of said tract of land and whereas no division had yet been made among said tract of land and whereas no division had yet been made among the said Devises - those charged under them of the Tract of Land and Francis McKemie is still seized of one hundred acres therein as Tenant in Common.
Now this indenture witnessed that the said Francis McKemie for and in consideration of the sum of $300 to him in hand paid by the said Robert Dixon on or before Issuing or delivery of those payments the receipt is hereby acknowledged hath given said land Bargained, sold, released, and confirmed by these presents doth Give, Grant, Bargain, sell and release and confirm to the said Robert Dixon one hundred acres of land it being the same one hundred acres of land devised to him by the said William Galbreath as before recited out othe Tract of One Thousand Acres granted to said William Galbreath by the State of North Carolina as aforesaid lying situated and being as aforesaid together with all the rights, privileges, even any appearances.
To have and to hold the said one hundred acres of land saith all and singular the appointed acres thereunto belonging unto said Robert Dixon his heirs and assigns forever seized to the only properties and behooves the said Francis McKemie doth hereby covenant that he will guarantee and defend the said one hundred acres of land to said Robert Dixon, his heirs and assigns forever against himself, his heirs and all persons setting up claims to the same in witness thereof said Francis McKemie, his heirs... and office the day and year above written, signed sealed and delivered in the presence of:
Walter Galbreath
A. D. Murphy
Francis McKemie (Seal) Registered 10 February 1810
(Tax was paid on this land in Rutherford County, TN 1807 before Bedford was formed in 1808); Principal=Francis McKamie, Witness=William Galbreath4,5 
Land15 November 1809 Tennessee, USA; "This indenture made 15th day of Nov. 1809 between William Galbreath of the county of Adams, Pa., Walter Galbreath, Robert Dixon and Mary his wife and William Dixon an infant by his natural guardian and the said Robert Dixon of the County Orange NC., Francis McKamie and Catherine his wife, William McKamie, and Ann Galbreath of the county of Guilford, of the other part Witnessed whereas William Galbreath (Sr.) late of the county of Orange departed this life in and about the year 1800, Having previously published in writing his last will and testament and thereon approved. The aforesaid Matthew Cunningham and his son John Galbreath dec'd his executors and whereas, He died seized aforesaid entitled to Sundry Tracts of Land Lying situated and being in the State of Tennessee and leaving children him surviving. The aforesaid William Galbreath, Walter Galbreath, John Galbreath, Catharene intermarried with Francis McKame, Mary intermarried with Robert Dixon, Elizabeth intermarried with foresaid Matthew Cunningham and Ann Galbreath who are his heirs At law and devises and whereas the said William Galbreath amongst other tracts of land in the state of Tennessee was seized at his death, a certain tract containing one thousand acres more or less, situated lying and being in the Middle District in said state on the south side of Duck River on the East side of Sugar Creek adjoining the lands of Samuel Patton, Jr., Thomas Nicholson, George Martin and Amos Balch and in and by his Last Will devises four hundered acres of this Tract of land to his son John Galbreath, one hundred and Thirty to Francis McKamie, Two hundred and thirty to Catherene McKemie, Wife of Francis, fifty acres thereof to William McCamie, son of said Francis, two hundered acres thereof to Mary Dixon, fifty acres thereof to William Dixon, son of said Mary who by virtue of law devises become same as Tenants in common ot the tract of land aforesaid and whereas the said John Galbreath did sell to one Roger Snell, two hundred and fifty four acres of the four hundred devised to whom as aforesaid and died without issue, whereby all Interest Title and estate in the aforesaid Tract of Land became by virtue of a Claim in the aforesaid William Galbreath Last Will vested in his surviving Brother William Galbreath and Walter Galbreath. And whereas no partition hath yet been made.; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath, Principal=Walter Galbreath6,5 
Death*August 1811 North Carolina, USA; Died intestate. An 1812 court record refers to him as deceased when it awards guardianship of "unsane" daughter, Nancy, to mother, Mary Galbreath Dixon.; Witness=Mary Galbreath7 

Family

Mary Galbreath b. 9 Feb 1765, d. a 1840
Children

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 33. Her source Orange County, NC Wills - will of William Galbreath.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S106] Brent Holcombe, compiler, Marriages of Orange County, North Carolina 1779-1868 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983), p. 88.. Hereinafter cited as Marriages of Orange Co.
  3. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 34. Her source Bedford County, TN Deeds Book D, p. 223-4 located in the State Library, Nashville, TN.
  4. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 43. Her source is Bedford County, TN Deed Book "B", p. 183-185.
  5. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 39. Original source is Rutherford County Deed Book D, p. 283.
  6. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 34. Her source Bedford County, TN Deeds Book B, p. 202 located in the STate Library, Nashville, TN.
  7. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 22 March 2004.
  8. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 22 March 2004. His source is a court record in 1812 for guardianship.

William Dixon1

#3643, (before 1799 - 25 September 1838)
Last EditedJul 21, 2004
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsDescendants of John and Catherine Galbreath
Father*Robert Dixon1 d. Aug 1811
Mother*Mary Galbreath1 b. 9 Feb 1765, d. a 1840
Birth*before 1799 Named in the will of his grandfather in 1799. 
Will4 January 1799 Orange County, North Carolina, USA; (I have copy of the will)
In the name of God Amen, I William Galbreath, of the State of North Carolina and County of Orange, being in perfect health and sound mind and memory thanks be given to Almighty God, therefore calling unto mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, I do hereby make and ordain this to be my last will and testament. First of all I give and recommend my soul unto the hand of God who give it and my body to the earth to b buried in a Christian like and decent manner at the designation of my Executors hereafter mentioned and touching such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give, bequeath and dispose of the same in manner and following, VIZ.
Item 1. I give and bequeath to my eldest son Walter Galbreath five hundred acres of land in the state of Tennessee in the middle district on Mill Creek of equal quantity of the rest of the tract on one thousand acres purchased by Jeremiah Chamberlain and myself No. 1908.
Item 2. I give and bequeath to my second son William Galbreath no other lands but that already conveyed to him viz fifty acres of land lying in Orange County, North Carolina, on back creek known by the name of Mill tract also five hundred acres of land in Tennessee State conveyed to him as it stands on record in the registers of Orange County, also my Negro man named July and my walking cane and Mill stones and the irons belonging to them.
Item 3. I give and bequeath to my third and youngest son John Galbreath the plantation where I now dwell with my mansion house with all appurtenances thereto belonging to the said place; addition also my Negro man named Tony, my bay, Hogs, cattle, Jack, Saddle and bridle and my shotgun and my small chest, and my featherbed and furniture also four hundred acres of land on the Duck River on the East Side of Sugar Creek of No. 2.
Item 4. I give and bequeath to my eldest Daughter Catron Galbreath now McKimey and to her lawful issue two hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee on the South side of Duck River on the East side of Sugar Creek, also one hundred acres of land I give and bequeath to my son-in-law Francis McKimey also 50 acres of land to my grandson William McKimey both of which shall join the above mentioned two hundred acres left to my daughter Catron of No. 2 in original Grant.
Item 5. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary Galbreath now Dickson and her issues two hundred acres in the State of Tennessee, also fifty acres of Land I give and bequeath to my grandson William Dickson adjoining the said two hundred acres of the south Side of Duck River on the East Side of Sugar Creek No. 2 in the original grant.
Item 6. I give and bequeath to my third daughter Elizabeth Galbreath now Cunningham and her lawful issue three hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee also I give and bequeath to my grandson William Galbreath Cunningham one hundred forty acres of land including a mill seat on Buchanan's Creek not far from the mouth of said Creek joining the above three hundred acres of No. 226 in the original grant with one cow and half my sheep.
Item 7. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Galbreath two hundred acres of land in the State of Tennessee it being a part of the last mentioned tract of No. 226 including whole 140A, also my mare that I usually ride with her saddle and bridle and a bed and furniture called her own and my large Walnut Chest and Tea Table, half dozen of Chairs and my small Dutch oven, a set of cups and saucers and spoons and a set of knives and forks and half dozen of table spoons, one choice of all my cattle and half all my sheep and half dozen of delft plates and a spinning wheel, and my three large pewter dishes and the other pewter be equally divided amongst my four Daughters above named.
Item 8. I give all my other movable property not willed to be sold and debts due me to be collected to pay all my just debts and the surplus if any to be equally divided among my three sons VIZ Walter, William, and John Galbreath.
Item 9. And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my well beloved son John and my well beloved son-in-law Matthew Cunningham my whole and Sole Executors of this my last will and Testament and I do hereby utterly nominate and revoke all other wills or Testaments heretofore made and I do Testify and confirm this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness hereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this 4th day of January 1799.
     
Test: M. Cunningham (signed) William Galbreath
Wm. Kirk
(executors qualified)

N.B. Provided that either of my unmarried children VIZ Walter, John and Ann Galbreath should be removed by Death intestate or without a lawful heir of their own body then their part of the before willed Estate to be equally divided amongst the Brothers and sisters of their own sex VIZ Walters to be divided between William and John, and John's in like manner between Walter and William Galbreath, and Ann's to be divided in like manner between her other sisters.

Witnesses: M. Cunnigham (signed) William Galbreath
Wm. Kirk

In my lifetime I have traded 250 acres of land for a gray horse at 250 dollars which a loan to be made up out of my surplus money to him on home this is lacking.

Wm. Kirk (signed) William Galbreath; Principal=William Galbreath2
Land15 November 1809 Bedford County, Tennessee, USA; "This indenture made 15th day of Nov. 1809 between William Galbreath of the county of Adams, Pa., Walter Galbreath, Robert Dixon and Mary his wife and William Dixon an infant by his natural guardian and the said Robert Dixon of the County Orange NC., Francis McKamie and Catherine his wife, William McKamie, and Ann Galbreath of the county of Guilford, of the other part Witnessed whereas William Galbreath (Sr.) late of the county of Orange departed this life in and about the year 1800, Having previously published in writing his last will and testament and thereon approved. The aforesaid Matthew Cunningham and his son John Galbreath dec'd his executors and whereas, He died seized aforesaid entitled to Sundry Tracts of Land Lying situated and being in the State of Tennessee and leaving children him surviving. The aforesaid William Galbreath, Walter Galbreath, John Galbreath, Catharene intermarried with Francis McKame, Mary intermarried with Robert Dixon, Elizabeth intermarried with foresaid Matthew Cunningham and Ann Galbreath who are his heirs At law and devises and whereas the said William Galbreath amongst other tracts of land in the state of Tennessee was seized at his death, a certain tract containing one thousand acres more or less, situated lying and being in the Middle District in said state on the south side of Duck River on the East side of Sugar Creek adjoining the lands of Samuel Patton, Jr., Thomas Nicholson, George Martin and Amos Balch and in and by his Last Will devises four hundered acres of this Tract of land to his son John Galbreath, one hundred and Thirty to Francis McKamie, Two hundred and thirty to Catherene McKemie, Wife of Francis, fifty acres thereof to William McCamie, son of said Francis, two hundered acres thereof to Mary Dixon, fifty acres thereof to William Dixon, son of said Mary who by virtue of law devises become same as Tenants in common ot the tract of land aforesaid and whereas the said John Galbreath did sell to one Roger Snell, two hundred and fifty four acres of the four hundred devised to whom as aforesaid and died without issue, whereby all Interest Title and estate in the aforesaid Tract of Land became by virtue of a Claim in the aforesaid William Galbreath Last Will vested in his surviving Brother William Galbreath and Walter Galbreath. And whereas no partition hath yet been made.; Principal=Major William G. Galbreath, Principal=Walter Galbreath3,4 
Death*25 September 1838 Carroll County, Tennessee, USA; Witness=Mary Galbreath5 

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, Volume 2 (Smyrna, TN: 1991), p. 33. Her source Orange County, NC Wills - will of William Galbreath.. Hereinafter cited as My Findings.
  2. [S122] Will of William Galbreath. Written 04 Jan 1799. Copy found at the North Carolina Archives.
  3. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, p. 34. Her source Bedford County, TN Deeds Book B, p. 202 located in the STate Library, Nashville, TN.
  4. [S70] Lillian Vesta Brown-Johnson, My Findings, page 39. Original source is Rutherford County Deed Book D, p. 283.
  5. [S44] Email Message, from John Hancock (e-mail address), 27 March 2004.

Rev. Samuel Harvey Doak1

#3849
Last EditedApr 20, 2003
Marriage*7 August 1823 Principal=Elizabeth M. Galbraith1 

Citations

  1. [S26] Compiled Records from Genealogy Mail List or Website, http://www.interment.net/data/us/tn/knox/pleasant_forest/forest.htm. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy Website.

Aggatha Dodson

#5335, (December 1749 - 1831)
Last EditedJun 24, 2015
Relationship4th great-grandmother of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Father*Thomas Dodson1 b. 3 Oct 1728, d. 1811
Mother*Mary Neville1 b. c 1730, d. a 1790
Birth*December 1749 Virginia, USA2,1 
Marriage*say 1768 Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA; Principal=Moses Hanks2,1 
Married Name Hanks 
Death*1831 Maury County, Tennessee, USA2 

Family

Moses Hanks b. 1746, d. 19 Aug 1831
Children

Citations

  1. [S159] Researcher Glenn Gohr, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=g-glenn
  2. [S16] Www.ancestry.com, tree contributed by user Tom Woolverton. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.

Charles Dodson Sr.1

#5347, (circa 1649 - circa 1704)
Last EditedJun 22, 2015
Relationship8th great-grandfather of Zela Naomi Franks
Birth*circa 1649 1 
Marriage*say 1678 Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA; Principal=Ann (?)1 
Death*circa 1704 Richmond County, Virginia, USA1 

Family

Ann (?) b. c 1654, d. a 1704
Child

Thomas Dodson1

#5345, (3 October 1728 - 1811)
Last EditedJun 24, 2015
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Father*Thomas Dodson1 b. c 1709, d. b 21 Oct 1783
Mother*Elizabeth Rose1 b. c 1706, d. a 1766
Birth*3 October 1728 Richmond County, Virginia, USA1 
Marriage*circa 1747 Virginia, USA; Principal=Mary Neville1 
Death*1811 Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA1 

Family

Mary Neville b. c 1730, d. a 1790
Child

Thomas Dodson1

#5346, (circa 1709 - before 21 October 1783)
Last EditedJun 22, 2015
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Father*Thomas Dodson1 b. 15 May 1681, d. 21 Nov 1740
Mother*Mary Durham1 b. 5 Jun 1686, d. a 1740
Birth*circa 1709 Richmond County, Virginia, USA1 
Marriage*3 April 1726 Virginia, USA; Principal=Elizabeth Rose1 
Death*before 21 October 1783 Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA1 

Family

Elizabeth Rose b. c 1706, d. a 1766
Child

Thomas Dodson1

#5349, (15 May 1681 - 21 November 1740)
Last EditedJun 22, 2015
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Zela Naomi Franks
ChartsJ Balkcom Tree (Maternal) - Ancestors of Zela (Franks) Balkcom
Father*Charles Dodson Sr.1 b. c 1649, d. c 1704
Mother*Ann (?)1 b. c 1654, d. a 1704
Birth*15 May 1681 Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA1 
Marriage*circa 1701 Richmond County, Virginia, USA; Principal=Mary Durham1 
Death*21 November 1740 Virginia, USA1 

Family

Mary Durham b. 5 Jun 1686, d. a 1740
Child

Martha Draper1

#3838
Last EditedApr 20, 2003
Name Variation Galbraith 
Married Name29 December 1842 Galbreath1 
Marriage*29 December 1842 Davidson County, Tennessee, USA; Married by John Bowers.; Principal=John H. Galbreath1 

Citations

  1. [S102] Silas Lucas, compiler, 35,000 Tennessee Marriage Records and Bonds 1783-1870 (Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1981), Vol. 2, p.2. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee Marriage Records and Bonds.

William R. Ducker1

#3125, (circa 1859 - )
Last EditedDec 27, 2002
ChartsDescendants of Jeremiah Franks and Morning Fisher
Descendants of Nicholas Fisher and Elizabeth Kearse
Descendants of Samuel and Elizabeth Gann
Birth*circa 1859 Arkansas, USA1 
Marriage* Principal=Cyntha M. Guthrie1 

Citations

  1. [S28] U.S. Census 1910, www.ancestry.com, Arkansas, Izard County, Union Township.. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Census 1910.