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Abner St. John

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  • Name Abner St. John 
    Born 1795-1804  Warren, Tennesse, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1820  Warren, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Abner Saint John
    Home in 1820 (City, County, State) Warren, Tennessee
    Enumeration Date August 7, 1820
    Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25 1 (Abner St. John)
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 10 1 (Nancy St. John Goodall)
    Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25 1 (Mrs. Abner St. John)
    Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture 1
    Free White Persons - Under 16 1
    Total Free White Persons 3
    Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other 3

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    Died 1820-1848  Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • already deceased in father's probate records 8 Sep 1848
    Person ID OSA5009  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database | St. John Generation One - Raoul de Sancto Johanne
    Last Modified 22 May 2017 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-673398 Living (1 May 2017)

    Father George St. John, (Multiple Y-DNA results for descendants),   b. 1761-1770, Essex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Woodbury, Cannon, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Nancy Bryan, OSA says Nancy Page,   b. 1773, Campbell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Woodbury, Cannon, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 02 MAR1793  Campbell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name George St John
      Gender Male
      Birth Place VA
      Birth Year 1760
      Spouse Name Nancy Bryan
      Spouse Birth Place NC
      Spouse Birth Year 1773
      Marriage Year 1793
      Number Pages 1

      U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
      Citation Information
      Transcript
      Birth date: 1760 Birth place: VA Marriage date: 1793 Marriage place:
      Detail
      Source number: 14.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: KWC.

      Source Information
      Title
      U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
      Author
      Yates Publishing
    Family ID F3741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Notes 
    • Possible Wife:

      Name Abner St. John
      Spouse Name Eleanor Perry
      Marriage Date 1820
      Marriage Place Salem, Washington, New York
      Marriage ID 2220323529
      Other Comments On microfilm at Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
      Source The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (quarterly), 1903, selected extracts
      Publisher New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
      Publication Place New York, NY
      Page 223
      Household Members
      Name Age
      Eleanor Perry
      Abner St. John

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      Name Eleanor St John
      Birth Date abt 1800
      Death Date 28 Jan 1821
      Age at Death 21
      Cemetery Norfield Cemetery
      Burial Place Weston, Connecticut
    Children 
     1. Nancy St. John, Goodall,   b. 1810-1820, Warren, Tennesse, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Berry S St. John,   b. 23 Jan 1822, Warren, Tennesse, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1896, Brandon, Hill, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F5257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1795-1804 - Warren, Tennesse, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Name Abner Saint John Home in 1820 (City, County, State) Warren, Tennessee Enumeration Date August 7, 1820 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25 1 (Abner St. John) Free White Persons - Females - Under 10 1 (Nancy St. John Goodall) Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25 1 (Mrs. Abner St. John) Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture 1 Free White Persons - Under 16 1 Total Free White Persons 3 Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other 3 http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=999361&ssrc=pt&tid=40008928&pid=19437945789&usePUB=true - 1820 - Warren, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1820-1848 - Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • St. John Probate
    Probate 1 of 3 OSA5004 George St. John
    Probate 1 of 3 OSA5004 George St. John
    PROBATE OSA5004 George St. John of Cannon, Tennessee

    Friday morining September the 8th day 1848, the [Honorable?]
    [unknown] feasts L. Ridlay chancellor appearing over this [day?]
    said took his seat over the bench and ordered county
    of Cannon County, to open Court; which was accordingly
    done

    David M. Farrate, Adm[inistrato]r of George St. John deceased,
    John St. John; William St. John, Thomas St. John, Barry St. John
    Arthur St. John, Martin St. John, sons of George St. John died.
    ----Good all & wife[,] Nancy and Barry St. John children of
    Abner St. John, who was a son of said, interstate[end of phrase], Alexander
    Warren, Gustavus Thornton & his wife Sarah Jane, Henry
    Thornton & wife, Elizabeth Caranine, George M. Warren
    Martha Warren, Arthur Warren & William Warren - the
    sons last named of whom are minors without a regular
    guardian and appear by their father & next friend
    Arthur Warren, Elisha Stiles, John Stiles, Martha, who
    intermarried -- Nancy Amo who intermarried with
    Catharine Stiles, Mahaby Stiles,, the two last who are
    minor without a regular guardian and appear by
    by their father & next friend Elisha Stiles

    Ex parte.

    Be it remembered that this cause came
    to the hands before Chancellor Ridley, and the [unknown] of
    the clerk & [unknown] of this sale of the land, [unknown] is
    the pleadings, which repart is in the words and [unknown]
    following, committ.

    In [unknown] to an inter[unknown[ decree
    pro[unknown] in this cause on the 2nd day of December [1848].


    Source: Courthouse Documents from Cannon County, Tennessee September 8, 1848 (page 133-134?) Probate
    Note original source not provided on photocopy. This source was documented by Suzanne St. John.

    Credit:

    4 Oct 2016 Transcription by Suzanne St. John

    Photocopies provided by Neale and Kathy Clifton mailed to Suzanne St. John

    Neale and Kathy Clifton credit Naola Pennington (deceased) with providing them many of their documents.
    Probate 2 of 3 OSA5004 George St. John
    Probate 2 of 3 OSA5004 George St. John
    PROBATE OSA5004 George St. John of Cannon, Tennessee

    Friday morining September the 8th day 1848, the [Honorable?]
    [unknown] feasts L. Ridlay chancellor appearing over this [day?]
    said took his seat over the bench and ordered county
    of Cannon County, to open Court; which was accordingly
    done

    David M. Farrate, Adm[inistrato]r of George St. John deceased,
    John St. John; William St. John, Thomas St. John, Barry St. John
    Arthur St. John, Martin St. John, sons of George St. John died.
    ----Good all & wife[,] Nancy and Barry St. John children of
    Abner St. John, who was a son of said, interstate[end of phrase], Alexander
    Warren, Gustavus Thornton & his wife Sarah Jane, Henry
    Thornton & wife, Elizabeth Caranine, George M. Warren
    Martha Warren, Arthur Warren & William Warren - the
    sons last named of whom are minors without a regular
    guardian and appear by their father & next friend
    Arthur Warren, Elisha Stiles, John Stiles, Martha, who
    intermarried -- Nancy Amo who intermarried with
    Catharine Stiles, Mahaby Stiles,, the two last who are
    minor without a regular guardian and appear by
    by their father & next friend Elisha Stiles

    Ex parte.

    Be it remembered that this cause came
    to the hands before Chancellor Ridley, and the [unknown] of
    the clerk & [unknown] of this sale of the land, [unknown] is
    the pleadings, which repart is in the words and [unknown]
    following, committ.

    In [unknown] to an inter[unknown[ decree
    pro[unknown] in this cause on the 2nd day of December [1848].


    Source: Courthouse Documents from Cannon County, Tennessee September 8, 1848 (page 133-134?) Probate
    Note original source not provided on photocopy. This source was documented by Suzanne St. John.

    Credit:

    4 Oct 2016 Transcription by Suzanne St. John

    Photocopies provided by Neale and Kathy Clifton mailed to Suzanne St. John

    Neale and Kathy Clifton credit Naola Pennington (deceased) with providing them many of their documents.
    Probate 3 of 3 OSA5004 George St. John
    Probate 3 of 3 OSA5004 George St. John
    PROBATE OSA5004 George St. John of Cannon, Tennessee

    Friday morining September the 8th day 1848, the [Honorable?]
    [unknown] feasts L. Ridlay chancellor appearing over this [day?]
    said took his seat over the bench and ordered county
    of Cannon County, to open Court; which was accordingly
    done

    David M. Farrate, Adm[inistrato]r of George St. John deceased,
    John St. John; William St. John, Thomas St. John, Barry St. John
    Arthur St. John, Martin St. John, sons of George St. John died.
    ----Good all & wife[,] Nancy and Barry St. John children of
    Abner St. John, who was a son of said, interstate[end of phrase], Alexander
    Warren, Gustavus Thornton & his wife Sarah Jane, Henry
    Thornton & wife, Elizabeth Caranine, George M. Warren
    Martha Warren, Arthur Warren & William Warren - the
    sons last named of whom are minors without a regular
    guardian and appear by their father & next friend
    Arthur Warren, Elisha Stiles, John Stiles, Martha, who
    intermarried -- Nancy Amo who intermarried with
    Catharine Stiles, Mahaby Stiles,, the two last who are
    minor without a regular guardian and appear by
    by their father & next friend Elisha Stiles

    Ex parte.

    Be it remembered that this cause came
    to the hands before Chancellor Ridley, and the [unknown] of
    the clerk & [unknown] of this sale of the land, [unknown] is
    the pleadings, which repart is in the words and [unknown]
    following, committ.

    In [unknown] to an inter[unknown[ decree
    pro[unknown] in this cause on the 2nd day of December [1848].


    Source: Courthouse Documents from Cannon County, Tennessee September 8, 1848 (page 133-134?) Probate
    Note original source not provided on photocopy. This source was documented by Suzanne St. John.

    Credit:

    4 Oct 2016 Transcription by Suzanne St. John

    Photocopies provided by Neale and Kathy Clifton mailed to Suzanne St. John

    Neale and Kathy Clifton credit Naola Pennington (deceased) with providing them many of their documents.
    Probate 1 of 2 for OSA5004 George St. John
    Probate 1 of 2 for OSA5004 George St. John
    PROBATE OSA5004 George St. John of Cannon, Tennessee

    126 Page 124 Book A 1840-1852 Clerk & Master of File Cannon Co [TN]

    David M. Jarratt [Garrat or Farrat] Administrator of George St. John deceased
    William St. John, Thomas St. John, Berry St. John, Arthur St. John
    Martin St. John, _____ Goodall and wife Nancy and Berry St
    John, children of Abner St. John, who was a son of deceased interstate
    and [unknown] [unknown] [ maybe Mary Eastmore - probably identity of Abner's wife]
    [row cut off of photocopy]
    of December 1847. Before the Hon. B. L. Ridley Chancellor the
    upon the probatum aff[unknown] and the Court not being sufficiently
    informed as to whether or not it will be to the advantage of
    the probationese to sell the lands in the probatum [unknown].
    It is therefore ordered adjudged and disposed by the court that
    the clerk testator be an purpose and [unknown] to the permanent terme
    within or rest it with be more to the advantage of the heirs to
    sell said lands than to make partition and that he also assist
    ..... and until the
    causing in of said report all of the matters and things here
    are ordered.


    Source: Courthouse Documents from Cannon County, Tennessee December 1847(page 124-126) Probate or Land Records
    Note original source not provided on photocopy. This source was documented by Suzanne St. John.

    Credit:

    4 Oct 2016 Transcription by Suzanne St. John

    Photocopies provided by Neale and Kathy Clifton mailed to Suzanne St. John

    Neale and Kathy Clifton credit Naola Pennington (deceased) with providing them many of their documents.
    Probate 2 of 2 for OSA5004 George St. John
    Probate 2 of 2 for OSA5004 George St. John
    PROBATE OSA5004 George St. John of Cannon, Tennessee

    126 Page 124 Book A 1840-1852 Clerk & Master of File Cannon Co [TN]

    David M. Jarratt [Garrat or Farrat] Administrator of George St. John deceased
    William St. John, Thomas St. John, Berry St. John, Arthur St. John
    Martin St. John, _____ Goodall and wife Nancy and Berry St
    John, children of Abner St. John, who was a son of deceased interstate
    and [unknown] [unknown] [ maybe Mary Eastmore - probably identity of Abner's wife]
    [row cut off of photocopy]
    of December 1847. Before the Hon. B. L. Ridley Chancellor the
    upon the probatum aff[unknown] and the Court not being sufficiently
    informed as to whether or not it will be to the advantage of
    the probationese to sell the lands in the probatum [unknown].
    It is therefore ordered adjudged and disposed by the court that
    the clerk testator be an purpose and [unknown] to the permanent terme
    within or rest it with be more to the advantage of the heirs to
    sell said lands than to make partition and that he also assist
    ..... and until the
    causing in of said report all of the matters and things here
    are ordered.


    Source: Courthouse Documents from Cannon County, Tennessee December 1847(page 124-126) Probate or Land Records
    Note original source not provided on photocopy. This source was documented by Suzanne St. John.

    Credit:

    4 Oct 2016 Transcription by Suzanne St. John

    Photocopies provided by Neale and Kathy Clifton mailed to Suzanne St. John

    Neale and Kathy Clifton credit Naola Pennington (deceased) with providing them many of their documents.
    Probate 1 of 2 for OSA5004 George St. John
    Probate 1 of 2 for OSA5004 George St. John
    PROBATE OSA5004 George St. John of Cannon, Tennessee

    March 30th 1854

    David M. Jarratt [Garrat or Farrat] Administrator of George
    St. John deceased. William St. John, Thomas St. John
    Berry St. John, Arthur St. John, Martin St. John
    the sons of George St. John deceased [interstate?]
    [row appears to be cut off from photocopy]
    St. John deceased ... unknown ...
    Alexander Warren Gustavus Thornton his wife Sarah
    Jane Henry Thornton and his wife Elizabeth Catherine
    George W. Warren, Martha Warren and the [unknown]
    William Warren the [unkonwn] last being [minor children?]
    [line unreadable]
    friend Arthur Warren and they together
    with the said Alexander Sarah Jane and Elizabeth
    ? being the children of Martha as Patsey
    Warren as to was a daughter of the saidestate and died before her portion [unknown]
    Martha who intermarried with - Nancy
    Alvin who intermarried with _____
    [Unknown] Miles and Mahara Miles
    child of Catherine who was a daughter of said Interstate and died before [?]
    The time past ? are ?
    without ? ? ? theytheir must of second - unknown phrase -

    *************************************************************************************************************
    Source: Courthouse Documents from Cannon County, Tennessee 30 Mar 1854 (page 60-61?) Probate or Land Records
    Note original source not provided on photocopy. This source was documented by Suzanne St. John.

    Credit:

    4 Oct 2016 Transcription by Suzanne St. John

    Photocopies provided by Neale and Kathy Clifton mailed to Suzanne St. John

    Neale and Kathy Clifton credit Naola Pennington (deceased) with providing them many of their documents.


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