Ann Darsey1

F, #3742
     Ann Darsey was the daughter of Joel Darsey and Elizabeth <...>.

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.

Jesse Darsey

M, #3743, b. 1805
     Jesse Darsey was born in 1805.1 He was the son of Joel Darsey and Elizabeth <...>.

Jesse Darsey married Mary Bryant on 7 Feb 1828 in Decatur Co., GA.2 Jesse Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Mary Bryant, Arenia Darsey, Jesse Rowan Darsey and Elizabeth Darsey.

Jesse Darsey was widowed in Jun 1859 in Decatur Co., GA.3,1 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Jesse Rowan Darsey and Elizabeth Darsey.

Children of Jesse Darsey and Mary Bryant

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), AA-16.
  3. [S722] US1860 Mortality Schedule.

Mary Bryant1

F, #3744, b. 1802, d. Jun 1859
     Mary Bryant was born in 1802.1

Mary Bryant married Jesse Darsey, son of Joel Darsey and Elizabeth <...>, on 7 Feb 1828 in Decatur Co., GA.2 Mary Bryant was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Darsey.

Mary Bryant died in Jun 1859 in Decatur Co., GA.3,1

Children of Mary Bryant and Jesse Darsey

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), AA-16.
  3. [S722] US1860 Mortality Schedule.

Jesse Rowan Darsey

M, #3745, b. 6 Mar 1840, d. 27 Nov 1898
     Jesse Rowan Darsey was born on 6 Mar 1840.1 He was the son of Jesse Darsey and Mary Bryant. Jesse Rowan Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Darsey. Jesse Rowan Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Darsey.

Jesse Rowan Darsey served on 8 May 1862 from Camp Gladden, Carrabelle, Franklin Co., FL, in the CSA, in Company E, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Florida.2

Jesse Rowan Darsey married Amanda Rebecca Shelfer, daughter of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack, circa 1865.3,4 Jesse Rowan Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Amanda Rebecca Shelfer and Lucius O. Darsey.3 Jesse Rowan Darsey was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, with others in the household: Amanda Rebecca Shelfer.5

Jesse Rowan Darsey died on 27 Nov 1898 at age 58.1 He was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.6,7

Child of Jesse Rowan Darsey and Amanda Rebecca Shelfer

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S759] Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers Record (Original data: Historical Data Systems, Compiled. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999).
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers, p. 85.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S761] Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy, Gadsden Co., FL GenWeb - Cemeteries (url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flgadsde/cemeteries/Concord.htm).
  7. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).

Amanda Rebecca Shelfer

F, #3746, b. 19 Feb 1849, d. 30 Dec 1912
     Amanda Rebecca Shelfer was born on 19 Feb 1849 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 She was the daughter of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. Amanda Rebecca Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. Amanda Rebecca Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer.

Amanda Rebecca Shelfer married Jesse Rowan Darsey, son of Jesse Darsey and Mary Bryant, circa 1865.2,3 Amanda Rebecca Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Attapulgus, Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Rowan Darsey.2 Amanda Rebecca Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Rowan Darsey.4

Amanda Rebecca Shelfer died on 30 Dec 1912 at age 63.1 She was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.1,5

Child of Amanda Rebecca Shelfer and Jesse Rowan Darsey

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers, p. 85.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).

daughter Darsey

F, #3747
     Daughter Darsey was the daughter of Joel Darsey and Elizabeth <...>.

Elizabeth Darsey

F, #3748, b. 1810
     Elizabeth Darsey was born in 1810.1 She was the daughter of Joel Darsey and Elizabeth <...>.

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.

Joseph Darsey1,2

M, #3749, b. between 1729 and 1734, d. 1780
     Joseph Darsey was born between 1729 and 1734 in Calvert Co., MD.3 He was the son of James Darsey and Mary MacKeele.

Joseph Darsey married first Catherine <...> before 1752 in Calvert Co., MD.4

Joseph Darsey moved to St. George Parish, GA, between 1765 and 1769. He had been granted 250 acres of land.3

Joseph's second marriage was to Elizabeth Corbett after 1770.3

Joseph Darsey died in 1780 in Charleston, Charleston Co., SC, on a prison ship in the harbor as a prisoner of the British.3

Children of Joseph Darsey and Catherine <...>

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S764] James Darsey will (22 Jan 1758), Will of James Darsey b1685, Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as Will of James Darsey b1685.
  3. [S763] Louise Tompkins Wynn and Charles Arthur Wynn Jr, A Family History of the Tompkins and Keas of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia (108 Washington Street, Decorah, IA 52101: The Anundsen Publishing Co., 199_ (Microfilmed 1996)), p. 108. Hereinafter cited as Tompkins and Keas of NC, SC and GA.
  4. [S763] Louise Tompkins Wynn and Charles Arthur Wynn Jr, Tompkins and Keas of NC, SC and GA, pp. 108, 367.

Elizabeth Corbett1,2

F, #3750, d. after 1794
     Elizabeth Corbett married Joseph Darsey, son of James Darsey and Mary MacKeele, after 1770.3

Elizabeth Corbett died after 1794 in Richmond Co., GA.3

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S763] Louise Tompkins Wynn and Charles Arthur Wynn Jr, A Family History of the Tompkins and Keas of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia (108 Washington Street, Decorah, IA 52101: The Anundsen Publishing Co., 199_ (Microfilmed 1996)), p. 110. Hereinafter cited as Tompkins and Keas of NC, SC and GA.
  3. [S763] Louise Tompkins Wynn and Charles Arthur Wynn Jr, Tompkins and Keas of NC, SC and GA, p. 108.

Nathan Henry Shelfer

M, #3751, b. 14 May 1804, d. 24 Dec 1880
     Nathan Henry Shelfer was born on 14 May 1804 in NC.1,2 He was the son of Luke Shelfer and Laney <...>.

Nathan Henry Shelfer married Nancy Womack, daughter of David Womack and "Mother" <...>, circa 1829 in Gadsden Co., FL.2 Nathan Henry Shelfer purchased land in Gadsden Co., FL, from 1837 to 1859, accumulating 560 acres in 11 transactions.3 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Nancy Womack, Henry Mitchell Shelfer, William Hardy Shelfer, Wiley Wallace Shelfer, George Washington Shelfer, Harriet Shelfer, Joseph Joel Shelfer, Martha L. Shelfer, Benjamin Shelfer, Julia F. Shelfer and Amanda Rebecca Shelfer. Nathan Henry Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Nancy Womack, Joseph Joel Shelfer, Martha L. Shelfer, Benjamin Shelfer, Julia F. Shelfer and Amanda Rebecca Shelfer. Nathan Henry Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Nancy Womack, Benjamin Shelfer and Wyche Womack. Nathan Henry Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Nancy Womack and Benjamin Shelfer.

Nathan Henry Shelfer died on 24 Dec 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 76.1,2 He was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.2,1

Children of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack

Citations

  1. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).
  2. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  3. [S991] Bureau of Land Management, "Search Documents" (Springfield, VA: Bureau of Land Management). Hereinafter cited as BLM: GLO.