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Looking for more information on my great-great grandfather, Paul Sutton. It was told to me that he was "mostly Cheyenne Indian" - if you have any information on him, please let me know. He was married to Amanda (Wark or Work or Warrick - unsure of spelling) and their daughter Julia Sutton is my great-grandmother, who married William Ellison. Thanks for your help.
Mary Worley married Moses Webb on Sep 22, 1807, in Woodford County, Kentucky. They are my Great-Great-Great-Great-grandparents.
According to the records and research I have, Mary was born May 25, 1759, in Pennsylvania. Moses was born May 1, 1775, in Pennsylvania. This makes Mary 16 years older than Moses.
The confusion lies in whether this Mary is the correct Mary or not. My information shows Caleb and Rebecca Allen Worley as her parents.
According to the 1850 Census - Mary is 64 years old born in Virginia and Moses is 74 years old born in Pennsylvania.
Moses and Mary had two daughters. Martha Ann born 1810 and Rebecca born 1819 (my great-great-great grandmother).
The information that Mary Worley married Moses Webb on 22 Sep 1807 in Woodford County, Kentucky is correct.
BUT - who is her parents?
If anyone has any information, please help! Thank you!
Jesse R. Markwell (b. 1843 - d. 1919) married Elizabeth (Lizzie) Anderson (b. abt. 1840 - d. 1925) about 1867. They lived in Hillsboro and Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky. They are my great-great grandparents. I cannot find much information on Lizzie other than she was a school teacher.
Jesse and Lizzie had five children. My great-grandfather, Charles M., Russel H., Frank, Marietta, and Herschel L. Markwell.
Also, I am not completely sure if Anderson is her maiden name or a married name, because acording to the "History of the Town of Hillsboro & Its Inhabitants," published in the Fleming Gazette on June 25, 1953, it states ...Mrs. Lizzie ANDERSON, who later married a Mr. MARKWELL... Perhaps the Mrs. is a typo.
In looking at the 1860 Census - I wonder if could this be my Lizzie Anderson. The date of birth is correct. Plus, it makes me think it is because she had a daughter she named Marietta (perhaps named after her sister).
1860 United States Federal Census Record about Elizabeth Anderson
Name: Elizabeth Anderson
Age in 1860: 20
Birth Year: abt 1840
Home in 1860: District 2, Fleming, Kentucky
Post Office: Flemingsburg
Household Members: Name Age
Turner Anderson 60 - Father
Edith Anderson 58 - Mother
Elizabeth Anderson 20
Marietta Anderson 18 - Sister
Another conflict I have is her place of birth. If the above Lizzie is mine, she was born in Kentucky. However, the 1920 Census states Louisiana. Another typo?
1920 United States Federal Census Record about Lizzie Markwell
Name: Lizzie Markwell
Age: 79 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1841
Home in 1920: Galveston Ward 7, Galveston, Texas
Marital status: Widow
Relation to Head of House: Mother
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Mother's Birth Place: Kentucky
Father's Birth Place: Kentucky
Household Members: Name Age
Russell Markwell 47 - Son
Birdie Markwell 37 - Daughter-in-law
Mary Markwell 15 - Granddaughter
Russel Markwell 12 - Grandson
Lizzie Markwell 79
Any information you may have would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your help!
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