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Jeremiah WARREN, KY>AL

According to census data, Jeremiah WARREN was born about 1778 in KY. He volunteered for service in the War of 1812 in Harrison Co., KY. Later, he was granted 160 acres of land in (then) Franklin Co., AL.

He and his family appear in the 1850 US Census:
Jeremiah 72 KY
Nancy 40 GA
John H. 23 AL
Charles Jackson 17 AL
Ann 12 AL
Cassy Ann 8 AL
Marion 5 AL
Elizabeth 5 AL

By 1860, John had a farm adjoining his father's and had started his own family:
John H. 33 AL
Susan 30 AL
Sarah J. 3 AL
Charles Jackson 4/12 AL

2 comment(s), latest 4 years, 11 months ago

About CapnDad

I'd like to introduce myself to other members.

My name is Dale Warren and I live in Springdale, AR. I was born 15 September, 1949 in Palmdale, CA. I grew up in Berryville, AR and lived in Washington State for 30 years.

As I grew up, my paternal grandmother told me stories handed down to her from her paternal grandmother. When my children began having children, I started to write down what I could remember to insure those stories were preserved. I wanted my gift to my descendants to be their family roots.

It was quickly obvious that I had no context for them; they were interesting but I had no names, no places and no dates. Ultimately, it led me to an organized search for my family history. That was 1994.

I took an early retirement from the telephone company in 1999 and spent five months on a motorhome trip. On this trip I traveled through 22 states, collecting genealogical data.

The trip was a deeply spiritual experience for me. The Warren family was split by the Civil War, and in Alabama I met descendants of the brother who fought in the Confederate Cavalry. I stood on land given to Jeremiah Warren for his service in the War of 1812, and walked the Missouri farm his son John H. homesteaded after the Civil War.

As I crossed Arizona on the return to Washington, I was thinking of my hope that my descendants grow up knowing where they came from. Suddenly I was struck by the realization that, in giving them roots, I had given myself roots.

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Isaac & Joanna GRIFFIN of NY>IL> IA

Isaac GRIFFIN b.1816 and wife Joanna b.1822 in NY.

Their children were:
William H. b.1845 IL?
Sarah b.1848 NY?
Mary P. b.1850 IL
George G. b.1864 IA
Ella R. b.1866 IA
Joanna J. b.1869 IA
Andrew C. b.1859 IA

Mary (my gggmother) married Raleigh Morgan DOUGLASS, b.1843 IN; they had:
Frank b.1872 IA
Ruth Jane b.1875 IA

Mary was widowed by the 1880 US Census, and by the 1885 Iowa State Census had married Alfred W. BARBER, b.1848 IN. They had one child:
George E. b.1892 IA

Researching COFER in Missouri

Unconfirmed surname for Mary A. WILKINSON was COFER. She was b. 16 June 1842 in MO, d. aft. 1900 in Niangua, Webster Co., MO. Married George W. WILKINSON (aka WILKERSON)who was b. 17 March 1835 in IL, d. 14 March 1887 Niangua, Webster Co., MO. She was in the 1900 census in the home of her son, Franklin. It states she was b. in MO and both parents born in the UK. According to oral history, the family was visited by grandparents whose accents were so strong the children could not understand them.

CHALMERS of Pennsylvania

Hanah CHALMERS, b. abt. 1788 South Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland PA, d. January 1850 prob. in Ohio, married Luther CRANE b. 1782 in Farms Hills, Essex Co., NJ d. 25 Nov. 1833, Brown Co., OH. Need more information on her family.

Researching BREWINGTON

Looking for the BREWINGTON line in Worcester Co., MD. John William LAMBERTSON, b. 1789 Snow Hill, MD married Priscilla Jane BREWINGTON in 1808 in Worcester Co, MD. They settled in Moore's Hill, Dearborn Co., IN and are buried there. Many extended family members also joined the migration, eventually going on to Iowa.

Researching BREWINGTON

Looking for the BREWINGTON line in Worcester Co., MD. John William LAMBERTSON, b. 1789 Snow Hill, MD married Priscilla Jane BREWINGTON in 1808 in Worcester Co, MD. They settled in Moore's Hill, Dearborn Co., IN and are buried there. Many extended family members also joined the migration, eventually going on to Iowa.

Looking for BASHUM in West Virginia and/or Virginia

Mary Elizabeth BASHUM married Lewis TACKETT abt. 1791, probably in Kanawha Co., VA. During the Civil War, West Virginia was formed and this county was included in the new state. The undocumented information I have is that her father's name was James. The family of their son Martin were victims of the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857, near St. George, UT. Interestingly, there was a man named BASHAM who also died in the tragedy. It is possible this man was an uncle or cousin of the TACKETT family.

Seeking BALL of New Jersey and Ohio

Seeking ancestors of Rachel BALL, b. 22 Dec. 1750, Newark NJ; d. 1824, Bethel OH. Married Benjamin CRANE 1770 in Essex Co., OH. The undocumented information I have is: Rachel>Timothy>Thomas.