Michael Henry

M, b. circa 1856
Michael Henry|b. c 1856|p673.htm#i29744|James Monroe Henry|b. c 1832\nd. a Jun 1880|p672.htm#i29727|Lenora M. Nettles|b. c 1834\nd. a Jun 1880|p672.htm#i29728|Michael Henry|d. b 1840|p673.htm#i29749|Mary Powers|b. c 1800\nd. a Aug 1870|p673.htm#i29745|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|
     Michael Henry was born circa 1856 at Tennessee. He was the son of James Monroe Henry and Lenora M. Nettles.
     Michael Henry was listed in James Monroe Henry's household on the 1860 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri; Living next door to Henry Nettles and two doors away from Mary Henry.1 Michael Henry was listed in James Monroe Henry's household on the 1870 Census at Morgan, Sharp, Arkansas.2

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Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 41. Dwelling 350.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 326. Dwelling 14.

Mary Powers

F, b. circa 1800, d. after August 1870
     Mary Powers was born circa 1800 at Virginia. She married Michael Henry on 15 December 1824 at Scott, Virginia. Mary Powers died after August 1870.
     She was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at District 9, Jackson, Tennessee.1 She was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri; Living two doors away from James Henry.2 She was listed in James Monroe Henry's household on the 1870 Census at Morgan, Sharp, Arkansas.3

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Children of Mary Powers and Michael Henry

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 185. Dwelling 372.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 41. Dwelling 348.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 326. Dwelling 14.

Daniel Henry

M, b. circa 1854
Daniel Henry|b. c 1854|p673.htm#i29746|James Monroe Henry|b. c 1832\nd. a Jun 1880|p672.htm#i29727|Lenora M. Nettles|b. c 1834\nd. a Jun 1880|p672.htm#i29728|Michael Henry|d. b 1840|p673.htm#i29749|Mary Powers|b. c 1800\nd. a Aug 1870|p673.htm#i29745|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|
     Daniel Henry was born circa 1854 at Tennessee. He was the son of James Monroe Henry and Lenora M. Nettles.
     Daniel Henry was listed in James Monroe Henry's household on the 1860 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri; Living next door to Henry Nettles and two doors away from Mary Henry.1

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Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 41. Dwelling 350.

Zebulon M. Nettles

M, b. November 1804, d. 18 February 1858
Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||||||||||||||
     Zebulon M. Nettles married Nancy Stafford, daughter of John Stafford and Anna Johnson. Zebulon M. Nettles was born in November 1804 at Jackson, Tennessee; also reported as North Carolina. He was the son of Joseph K. Nettles. Zebulon M. Nettles died on 18 February 1858 at age 53.
     He appeared on the census of 1830 at Jackson, Tennessee. He was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Henry J. Nettles; He owned 1 slave in 1850.1

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Children of Zebulon M. Nettles and Nancy Stafford

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 23.

Henry N. Nettles

M, b. circa 1839
Henry N. Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29748|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||John Stafford|b. 1768\nd. 1833|p673.htm#i29770|Anna Johnson|d. 1848|p673.htm#i29771|
     Henry N. Nettles was born circa 1839 at Tennessee. He was the son of Zebulon M. Nettles and Nancy Stafford. Henry N. Nettles married Mary J. (?) after 1860.
     Henry N. Nettles was listed in Zebulon M. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Henry J. Nettles; He owned 1 slave in 1850.1 Henry N. Nettles was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri; Living next door to James Henry.2 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri.3 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.4

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Children of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?)

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 23.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 41. Dwelling 351.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 658. Dwelling 20.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Michael Henry

M, d. before 1840
     Michael Henry was born at Virginia. He married Mary Powers on 15 December 1824 at Scott, Virginia. Michael Henry died before 1840 at Jackson, Tennessee.

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Children of Michael Henry and Mary Powers

Michael Henry

M, b. circa 1837
Michael Henry|b. c 1837|p673.htm#i29750|Michael Henry|d. b 1840|p673.htm#i29749|Mary Powers|b. c 1800\nd. a Aug 1870|p673.htm#i29745|||||||||||||
     Michael Henry was born circa 1837 at Tennessee. He was the son of Michael Henry and Mary Powers.
     Michael Henry was listed in Mary Powers's household on the 1850 Census at District 9, Jackson, Tennessee.1 Michael Henry was listed in Mary Powers's household on the 1860 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri; Living two doors away from James Henry.2

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 185. Dwelling 372.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 41. Dwelling 348.

Samuel Henry

M, b. circa 1844
Samuel Henry|b. c 1844|p673.htm#i29751|Michael Henry|d. b 1840|p673.htm#i29749|Mary Powers|b. c 1800\nd. a Aug 1870|p673.htm#i29745|||||||||||||
     Samuel Henry was born circa 1844 at Tennessee. He was the son of Michael Henry and Mary Powers.
     Samuel Henry was listed in Mary Powers's household on the 1850 Census at District 9, Jackson, Tennessee.1 Samuel Henry was listed in Mary Powers's household on the 1860 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri; Living two doors away from James Henry.2

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 185. Dwelling 372.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 41. Dwelling 348.

William Jordan Henry

M, b. circa 1831
William Jordan Henry|b. c 1831|p673.htm#i29752|Michael Henry|d. b 1840|p673.htm#i29749|Mary Powers|b. c 1800\nd. a Aug 1870|p673.htm#i29745|||||||||||||
     William Jordan Henry was born circa 1831 at Tennessee. He was the son of Michael Henry and Mary Powers.
     William Jordan Henry was listed in Mary Powers's household on the 1850 Census at District 9, Jackson, Tennessee.1

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 185. Dwelling 372.

Nancy Stafford

F, b. 9 October 1805
Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|John Stafford|b. 1768\nd. 1833|p673.htm#i29770|Anna Johnson|d. 1848|p673.htm#i29771|||||||||||||
     Nancy Stafford married Zebulon M. Nettles, son of Joseph K. Nettles. Nancy Stafford was born on 9 October 1805 at Tennessee. She was the daughter of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.
     Nancy Stafford was counted on the census of 1830 in the household of Zebulon M. Nettles at Jackson, Tennessee. On 9 March 1849 BILL OF COMPLAINT of Nancy Nettles by her next friend William R. Kinner. Nancy's father John Stafford departed life in said county having made a Last Will & Testament.
Bequeathed to daughter Adaline after death of his wife and after Polly made choice of a negro boy bequeathed to her three negroes.
Bequeathed to widow Anna during her life negroes Harry, Tilly, George, Jerry and Milly.
Property left after death of wife was to be sold, equally divided between his six children - John Stafford, oratrix Nancy Nettles, Henry J. Stafford, Polly Butler now Anderson, James Stafford and Adaline Stafford.
Baily Butler and Mounce Gore were named executors. Mounce Gore declined, but Baily Butler qualified.
Adaline departed life without issue never having married during the lifetime and widowhood of her mother the said Anna. Anna also died intestate about 1848. Previous to her death Bailey Butler departed life and William Gore was appointed administrator of Anna Stafford. Gore was appointed administrator debonis non [To distribute remainder of estate - mlj] with will annexed of John Stafford, deceased.
William Gore taken possession of negroes and other property except:
Harry, bequeathed to Thomas J. Stafford and James Stafford.
Milly of whom Polly Butler now Anderson made choice.
Since the death of John Stafford the negro property bequeathed to Anna during her lifetime has increased, to wit born since Testator's [John Stafford] death -
Houston, Andy, Joseph and Sall.
Oratrix is married to Zebulon M. Nettles of Jackson Co., TN who is an improvident man... addicted to intoxicated spirits... if anything from her father's estate should come into his hands she and children would receive no benefit. Asks that a trustee be appointed and funds be settled on her for maintenance of her and children. 9 March 1849. Nancy [her X] Nettles. On 26 July 1849 BILL OF COMPLAINT of Samuel E. Hare of Jackson County, Tennessee against Nancy Nettles, Zebulon M. Nettles and William Gore. 11 March 1849 Nancy Nettles by next friend Wm H. Kinner filed against Zebulon M. Nettles and William Gore. She was the daughter of John and Anna Stafford deceased, entitled to an estate in the hands of William Gore - she is the wife of Zebulon Nettles and Zebulon Nettles is dissipated, indebted. She asks estate for her and children's use. Zebulon M. Nettles is indebted to divers persons [Hare wants money - mlj]. 26 July 1849. Nancy Stafford was listed in Zebulon M. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Henry J. Nettles; He owned 1 slave in 1850.1

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Children of Nancy Stafford and Zebulon M. Nettles

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 23.

Harriet L. Nettles

F, b. circa 1829
Harriet L. Nettles|b. c 1829|p673.htm#i29754|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||John Stafford|b. 1768\nd. 1833|p673.htm#i29770|Anna Johnson|d. 1848|p673.htm#i29771|
     Harriet L. Nettles was born circa 1829 at Tennessee. She was the daughter of Zebulon M. Nettles and Nancy Stafford.
     Harriet L. Nettles was counted on the census of 1830 in the household of Zebulon M. Nettles at Jackson, Tennessee. Harriet L. Nettles was listed in Zebulon M. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Henry J. Nettles; He owned 1 slave in 1850.1

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 23.

Joseph K. Nettles

M, b. 3 June 1778
     Joseph K. Nettles was born on 3 June 1778 at Sumter, South Carolina.

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Children of Joseph K. Nettles

Henry J. Nettles

M, b. circa 1814
Henry J. Nettles|b. c 1814|p673.htm#i29756|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||||||||||||||
     Henry J. Nettles married Sally (?). Henry J. Nettles was born circa 1814 at Tennessee. He was the son of Joseph K. Nettles.
     Henry J. Nettles was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

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Children of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?)

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Sally (?)

F, b. circa 1815
     Sally (?) married Henry J. Nettles, son of Joseph K. Nettles. Sally (?) was born circa 1815 at Tennessee.
     She was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

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Children of Sally (?) and Henry J. Nettles

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Hiram Nettles

M, b. circa 1839
Hiram Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29758|Henry J. Nettles|b. c 1814|p673.htm#i29756|Sally (?)|b. c 1815|p673.htm#i29757|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||||||||
     Hiram Nettles was born circa 1839 at Tennessee. He was the son of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
     Hiram Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

John Nettles

M, b. circa 1844
John Nettles|b. c 1844|p673.htm#i29759|Henry J. Nettles|b. c 1814|p673.htm#i29756|Sally (?)|b. c 1815|p673.htm#i29757|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||||||||
     John Nettles was born circa 1844 at Tennessee. He was the son of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
     John Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Mary Nettles

F, b. circa 1846
Mary Nettles|b. c 1846|p673.htm#i29760|Henry J. Nettles|b. c 1814|p673.htm#i29756|Sally (?)|b. c 1815|p673.htm#i29757|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||||||||
     Mary Nettles was born circa 1846 at Tennessee. She was the daughter of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
     Mary Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Margaret Nettles

F, b. circa 1848
Margaret Nettles|b. c 1848|p673.htm#i29761|Henry J. Nettles|b. c 1814|p673.htm#i29756|Sally (?)|b. c 1815|p673.htm#i29757|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||||||||
     Margaret Nettles was born circa 1848 at Tennessee. She was the daughter of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
     Margaret Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Henry L. Nettles

M, b. circa 1849
Henry L. Nettles|b. c 1849|p673.htm#i29762|Henry J. Nettles|b. c 1814|p673.htm#i29756|Sally (?)|b. c 1815|p673.htm#i29757|Joseph K. Nettles|b. 3 Jun 1778|p673.htm#i29755||||||||||
     Henry L. Nettles was born circa 1849 at Tennessee. He was the son of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
     Henry L. Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

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Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Mary J. (?)

F, b. circa 1845
     Mary J. (?) was born circa 1845 at Tennessee. She married Henry N. Nettles, son of Zebulon M. Nettles and Nancy Stafford, after 1860.
     Mary J. (?) was listed in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1870 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri.1 Mary J. (?) was listed as wife in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.2

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Children of Mary J. (?) and Henry N. Nettles

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 658. Dwelling 20.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

William H. Nettles

M, b. circa 1863
William H. Nettles|b. c 1863|p673.htm#i29764|Henry N. Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29748|Mary J. (?)|b. c 1845|p673.htm#i29763|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|||||||
     William H. Nettles was born circa 1863 at Tennessee. He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
     William H. Nettles was listed in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1870 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri.1 William H. Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.2

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Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 658. Dwelling 20.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Marlin G. Nettles

M, b. circa 1871
Marlin G. Nettles|b. c 1871|p673.htm#i29765|Henry N. Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29748|Mary J. (?)|b. c 1845|p673.htm#i29763|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|||||||
     Marlin G. Nettles was born circa 1871 at Missouri. He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
     Marlin G. Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

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Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Etta Nettles

F, b. circa 1872
Etta Nettles|b. c 1872|p673.htm#i29766|Henry N. Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29748|Mary J. (?)|b. c 1845|p673.htm#i29763|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|||||||
     Etta Nettles was born circa 1872 at Missouri. She was the daughter of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
     Etta Nettles was listed as a daughter in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

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Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Albert L. Nettles

M, b. circa 1873
Albert L. Nettles|b. c 1873|p673.htm#i29767|Henry N. Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29748|Mary J. (?)|b. c 1845|p673.htm#i29763|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|||||||
     Albert L. Nettles was born circa 1873 at Missouri. He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
     Albert L. Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

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Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Lee Nettles

M, b. circa 1876
Lee Nettles|b. c 1876|p673.htm#i29768|Henry N. Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29748|Mary J. (?)|b. c 1845|p673.htm#i29763|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|||||||
     Lee Nettles was born circa 1876 at Missouri. He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
     Lee Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

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Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Parizeta Nettles

F, b. circa 1878
Parizeta Nettles|b. c 1878|p673.htm#i29769|Henry N. Nettles|b. c 1839|p673.htm#i29748|Mary J. (?)|b. c 1845|p673.htm#i29763|Zebulon M. Nettles|b. Nov 1804\nd. 18 Feb 1858|p673.htm#i29747|Nancy Stafford|b. 9 Oct 1805|p673.htm#i29753|||||||
     Parizeta Nettles was born circa 1878 at Missouri. She was the daughter of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
     Parizeta Nettles was listed as a daughter in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

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Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

John Stafford

M, b. 1768, d. 1833
     John Stafford was born in 1768. He married Anna Johnson on 29 July 1800 at Caswell, North Carolina. John Stafford died in 1833.
      On 23 May 1831 LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF JOHN STAFFORD, SR [Verbatim]
In the name of God amen I John Stafford of the County of Jackson and State of Tennessee tho weak of Body but in perfect mind and memory thanks be to the almighty god for the same and calling to mind the mortallity of my boddy and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and renounce my Soul in to the hands of almighty god that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors and as touching such worly estate as it hath pleased good to bless me with in this life I give and devise and dispose of the same in the following manner towit
first of all I give and bequeath after my death unto my dear wife Anny Stafford the following property during her lifetime or her widowhood the kitchen and household furniture the farm and farming utensils belonging thereto also much of the stock of all discriptions as will be sufficient to support on and what ever property can be spared of the surpelis to be sold on a twelve months credit and the proceeds of said property to be appropriated to paying of my just debts and that my son Thomas J Stafford and my son James Stafford & my Daughter Adaline Stafford be supported out of the proceeds of said farm during my wifes lifetime or widowhood
2nd after my death and the crop is laid by in the fall I give and bequeath unto my son John Stafford the following property (towit) to have choice. Gim or Jack provided Gim should choose to live with John if not John is to have Jack also he is to have a certin of two hundred dollars executed from William Lock after all just credits is given on said note
3rd I give and bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Harriet Nettles after the death of my wife Anny Stafford or her widdowhood the following property (towit) a certin negro boy child of Tills not named also a certin gray filley the said Harriet is to have after my death
4th after my death I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Nancy Nettles ten dollars also I give unto Zebulon Nettles ten dollars
5th I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Polly Butler after my death the following property (towit) a certin negro girl named Gin also a certin negro Boy caled George that is living at William Staffords also the said Polly Butler is to have one more negro after the death of my wife or her widowhood the said Polly Butler is to take her choice of the negroes that will be left
6th after my deth and the deth of my wife or her widowhood I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas J Stafford and my son James Stafford the following property towit all the Lands which I now hold and the appurtenances belonging thereto also a certin negro man named Harry to be the property of Thomas J Stafford and James Stafford also the property that I have left to the before named two boys is not to be disposed of by the said boys unless it is by the consent of a Guardian which is my desire and wish that the court will appoint Baily Butler as a Guardian for said boys if he will except of said appointment if not appoint some other good man
7th if John Stafford should make choice of Gim and he the said Gim is not willing to live with him he is not to take the said Gim but is to take Jack Gim is to have a chance of finding or chosing his master if his choice will give a fare price for him if not he is to be sold or if Gim should choose to go to John Jack is to be sold after my death and the money or as much of it as will pay my just debts
8th what money and property is left after the death or widowhood of my wife is to be sold on a twelve months credit and the money equally divided between my 6 children to(wit) John Stafford Nancy Nettles Thomas J Stafford Polly Butler James Stafford Adaline Stafford
9th I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Adaline Stafford after my death and the death of my wife or her widowhood the following property (to wit) after the above named Polly Butler takes choice of the negro left her then the said Adaline is to have three Negroes she is to take her choice out of what are left
Harry Till George Jerry & Milly is to be my wife Anny Staffords property during her lifetime or widowhood to support her and her children that is with her &c. given under my hand and seal this 23rd day of May 1831. s/s John Stafford
I put here Bailey Butler &
Mounce Gore as Executors
Attest: Mounce Gore, Joseph Stafford, William Gipson, Nicholas (his X mark) Hail
Certified full and perfect transcript 15 Jany 1849. /s/ S. W. Cassetty Clerk.

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Children of John Stafford and Anna Johnson

Anna Johnson

F, d. 1848
     Anna Johnson married John Stafford on 29 July 1800 at Caswell, North Carolina. Anna Johnson died in 1848.

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Children of Anna Johnson and John Stafford

Thomas Joel Stafford

M, b. 1 January 1802
Thomas Joel Stafford|b. 1 Jan 1802|p673.htm#i29772|John Stafford|b. 1768\nd. 1833|p673.htm#i29770|Anna Johnson|d. 1848|p673.htm#i29771|||||||||||||
     Thomas Joel Stafford was born on 1 January 1802. He was the son of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.

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James Monroe Stafford

M, b. 1810
James Monroe Stafford|b. 1810|p673.htm#i29773|John Stafford|b. 1768\nd. 1833|p673.htm#i29770|Anna Johnson|d. 1848|p673.htm#i29771|||||||||||||
     James Monroe Stafford was born in 1810. He was the son of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.

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