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James VERNON

 
spouse: Eleanor CALDWELL

NAME................... James VERNON
BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS..... 1730 Caldwell Sett., Cub Creek, Lunenburg Co VA
MARRIAGE/PLACE/RECORDS.. before 1754
DIED/PLACE/RECORDS...... 1802 Abbeville SC
BURIAL.................. 
PARENTS................. Thomas VERNON & Mary BROWN
GRANDPARENTS............ Robert VERNON and Elinor MINSHALL

> WIFE.................. Eleanor CALDWELL
BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS..... Lunenburg Co VA
DIED/PLACE/RECORDS...... 1813 Abbeville SC
BURIAL.................. 
PARENTS................. 

CHILDREN............... 9

 notes: Listed as a tithable in Thomas VERNON Srs' household in 1749. He moved to 
        Rockingham County by 1760 (then part of Rowan County), to Abbeville County,
        S.C. where he died in 1802. 

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* CHILD 1................. James VERNON Jr. b 1754 Rockingham Co NC d 1787

 notes: Listed as a Rev. War soldier from the Salisbury NC district of
        Guilford Co NC
        His Will was dated 1 SEP 1787, and he died from a "nose bleed".

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* CHILD 2................. Richard C. VERNON b 18 OCT 1756 Charlotte Co VA
                                         d 24 JUL 1840 Nolensville, Williamson, TN
 MARRIAGE.................. Catherine BARKER 9 AUG 1789
 CHILDREN.................. 12 children

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* CHILD 3................. Robert VERNON b 1756
MARRIAGE...................
CHILDREN...................
                            1. John VERNON
                            2. David VERNON
                            3. George McHugh VERNON b 1785 Rockingham Co NC
                                m Sarah VERNON
                                (parents unknown)
                               George was a wheelwright, who moved his family
                               to Georgia, then to Chambers AL where he died.
                               He is buried in an unmarked grave at Antioch Church
                               in Chambers AL.
                                1. Ebenezer B. VERNON b 20 JUN 1810
                                    m Elizabeth RICHARDSON 30 AUG 1842
                                2. George McHugh VERNON Jr.b 1822 Abbeville Co SC
                                                           d 1864 Chambers GA
                                    m Mary TUCKER
                            4. Thomas Ward VERNON
                            5. Richard VERNON
                                m Rebecca WARD
                                (dau of Sarah VERNON and William WARD)
                            6. Robert VERNON Jr.

 notes: Robert was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War.

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* CHILD 4................. Isaac VERNON b 7 JAN 1757 Caldwell Sett. Lunenburg Co VA 
                                        d       1841 Elbert Co GA
MARRIAGE..................
CHILDREN..................
                          1. Robert Alexander VERNON b 10 FEB 1780
                                                     d  4 JUL 1850 Elbert Co GA
                              m1 Elizabeth WARD 27 FEB 1806
                                     d btw 1840-1845
                                 (dau of Sarah VERNON and William WARD)
                                 1. Thomas Ward VERNON b 1808 d btw 1850-1860
                                     m Anna WOOTEN 20 DEC 1832
                                      1. Elizabeth N.VERNON b 1835
                                      2. James Bates VERNON b 1837
                                      3. Rebecca A.  VERNON b 1840
                                      4. John J.     VERNON b 1849
                              m2 Sarah Self RICHARDSON abt 1845
                                 1. Sarah VERNON
                                 2. Robert Malhon VERNON b 28 MAY 1846 d 22 JUN 1901
                                     m Lucy WALKER 12 NOV 1865
                                      both buried Hart Co GA
                                      8 children

                          2. William VERNON
                              m Anna unk
                          3. James  VERNON
                          4. Samuel VERNON
                          5. Thomas VERNON d 1830 Abbeville SC
                               m Sarah WARD d 1831
                                 (dau of Sarah VERNON and William WARD)
                                1. James Thomas Ward VERNON b 21 JUL 1821 d 25 NOV 1905
                                   Minister of Hartsville GA
                                    m1 Hannah Caroline HASLETT
                                        3 children
                                    m2 Clarice Elizabeth SKELTON 1835-1884
                                        12 children
                                    m3 Emily MEREDITH
                                        no issue
                                2. Elizabeth Rebecca Harper VERNON
                                   m John HASLETT

 notes: Isaac served in the Revolutionary War.

        Thomas' Will probated 14 AUG 1830. His wife Sarah's Will 29 JAN 1831.
       Their children then lived with Thomas Ward VERNON, son of Robert Alexander
       VERNON. When Thomas decided to move to Lincoln Co TN, the children lived
       with Robert.

       VV DEC 1980 Pg 13-16
       Giles Co Deed Book Vol.T, p. 428, 429
       Elbert Co Will Book, 1835-1860, p. 118-19
       1850 Giles Co TN Census
       1860 Henderson Co TN Census

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* CHILD 5................. Nehemiah VERNON b abt 1760
 MARRIAGE.................. Charity Mary STARK 1799 TN
                               b abt 1785 d abt 1847
                               dau of Jeremiah STARK & Mary KING
 DIED...................... abt 1815
 CHILD 5..................
                           1. Jeremiah T. VERNON b 1805 Robertson Co TN d 1850 CA
                                 m Rebecca "Betsy" STARK
                                         b 1809 Robertson Co TN d 1880 Miller Co MO
                                 dau of Judge James Stark and g-dau of General John Stark
                                 of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
                                    16 children

                           2. Mary (Polly) King VERNON b 12 DEC 1808 TN
                                 m John Marion NIDEVER 1838
                                                       b 1804
                               This family removed to Texas, and finally to California.
                                1. John Marion NIDEVER Jr. b 1837
                                    m Martha Jane CALLIS
                                     1. Vernon Marion NIDEVER b 17 AUG 1885 d 1971
                                        m Evalina JOHNSON
                                                 b 19 MAY 1887 Monterey CA
                                         1. Alvin Wesley NIDEVER b JAN 1908 d 1974
                                       (single; scientist (at Aerojet, Inc)who invented
                                        the fuel system used to land the first man on
                                        the moon.)
                                2. Ebenezer NIDEVER

                           3. Ebenezer (Nazar)B.VERNON b 1808 TN d 1852 Miller Co MO
                                 m Nancy Suzie BURRIS abt 1825 Cole Co MO
                                              b 1809 MO
                               left his Will at Miller Co MO
                                written 13 OCT 1851, proved 24 MAR 1852
                                buried Mt.Vernon Church Cem, Miller Co MO
                                 19 children

                           4. Leah S. VERNON b 17 OCT 1809 TN d 16 SEP 1849
                                 m Thomas Geary STARK 24 AUG 1823
                                   (brother of Rebecca STARK)
                              Lived and farmed in Miller, MO. After Nehemiah's death,
                              his land was put in the hands of Thomas Geary Stark,
                              Leah Vernon's husband, for disposition.
                                 11 known children

                           5. George Washington VERNON b 4 AUG 1812 Robertson TN
                                                       d 15 FEB 1879 Linn OR
                                 m1 name unk
                                 m2 Rebecca GREENWAY 13 NOV 1828
                                  10 children
                               George was a Justice of the Peace in Cole Co MO before
                               moving to Linn OR with the Applegate Party.

  notes:  General Andrew Jackson was assembling the Tennessee Militia, and in need of
         a gunsmith. On September 29, 1813, Nehemiah wrote his last will and testament.
         Five days later, on October 4th, 1813 he enlisted. He served under Colonel Wilson
         and Captain Brodin,and was in the Battle of New Orleans, 1815 (fought fifteen days
         after peace had been declared). The war was over, but on the way home to Tennessee
         he died of "Camp Fever", probably on the Natchez Trace.

          After Nehemiah's death, Charity packed up her possessions and children and
         moved with her brother, James Stark to Miller County, Missouri. She married 
         Reverend Jonathon MALKAY of Moniteau County, Missouri, on 26 July, 1829.

          Jeremiah Vernon died while on his way to the gold fields in California. He was
         buried on the trail.

         Research of Barbara Pollack
         Robertson County Archives, Springfield, TN, Deed Bk. W, Pg. 59-60

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* CHILD 6................ Hannah A. VERNON b 1762
 MARRIAGE................. John HASLETT b abt 1785
                                        d abt 1823 Abbeville Co SC
 DIED/PLACE/BURIAL........ aft 1845
 CHILD 6.................. 
                           1. David C. HASLETT
                           2. James A. HASLETT
                               m Elizabeth Rebecca Harper VERNON
                                 (dau of Thomas VERNON and Sarah WARD)
                           3. Moses Waddell VERNON
                           4. Hannah Caroline VERNON
                               m James Thomas Ward VERNON
                                 (son of Sarah VERNON and William WARD)

 notes: Hannah Vernon Haslett moved to Anderson Co., SC after the death of
        her husband. 

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* CHILD 7................. Joseph VERNON b 1766

 notes: Named as son of James in his Will, and as a brother in the Will
        of James Vernon Jr.

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* CHILD 8................ Sarah VERNON b 1768
 MARRIAGE................. James TINSLEY Jr.
 CHILDREN................. 1. James or John TINSLEY

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* CHILD 9................ Thomas VERNON d bef 1802
 MARRIAGE................. Mary unk
                            1. John VERNON

 notes: Thomas was a witness in the sale of land in Rockingham Co NC by his father
        to Benjamin CATES in 1784.

        Thomas' widow and son were provided for in the Will of James VERNON.
        Some researchers believe that Thomas was killed in the Rev. War.

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Source:
       See VERNON HISTORY
       Will of James VERNON, dated 8 FEB 1802, recorded 10 JUN 1802
       Will of Eleanor VERNON, Est. Amd. 8 FEB 1813
       First Families of Henry County, Georgia by Joseph Henry Hightower Moore
       Research of Janet Ariciu