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View Tree for Jonathan CreechJonathan Creech (b. 1784, d. 07 Oct 1852)

Jonathan Creech was born 1784 in Dobbs County, North Carolina, and died 07 Oct 1852 in Lee Co., Virginia.

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JONATHAN CREECH, son of Stephen Creech was born about 1786, in Wilkes County, North Carolina and he died 7 Oct 1852, in Lee County, Virginia. Jonathan was married at least three seperate occassions: (1) Polly Anglin, daughter of John and Jemima Anglin, (2) JANE BLAIR, daughter of John Charles Blair and Easter Rachel Robinson (Robertson) (3) Nancy Kilbourne, daughter of Martin.

Children of Jonathan and Polly Anglin:

Sarah Creech, b.1808, Wise Co, VA, m. Charles Blair
Elijah Lee Creech, b.1810, VA, m. Sarah Day
William Creech, b.1811, VA, m. Sarah Branson
Mary Creech, b.1812, VA, m. William Richmond
Mortirnore Creech, b.1815, VA, m. Elizabeth Wells


Children of Jonathan and Jane Blair:


Ira Creech, b.1819, m.(1 ) Ursula Ann Ison, (2) Mahala McKnight
Henry Creech, b.1821, KY, m. Mahala _____
Elisha Creech, b.1825, VA, m. Lavina Kilbourne
Elizabeth Creech, b.1826, VA, m. Joseph Kilbourne
Hiram Creech, b.1827, KY, m. Mary "Polly" Elkins
Silas Creech, b.1830, KY, m. Sarah Dale


Children of Jonathan and Nancy Kilbourne:


Celia Creech, b.1839, KY, m. John G. McKnight
Jane Creech, b.1842, KY, m. William McKnight
Rachel Creech b.1844, KY
Nancy Creech, b.1845, KY, m. Randolph Day



The estate of Jonathan Creech was not settled for many years, but his assets were appraised after his death in Lee County, Virginia, in 1852.

On the 25th of September, 1854, Henry Creech, son of Jonathan Creech and Jane Blair, made a deed to give Jonathan's property, including the part inherited from Thomas Robinson (Robertson) to William Henry Harrison Sproul; but this effort did not speed up the settlement of Jonathan's estate. This deed is on file in Lee County, Book 12, p.243.

A final property settlement was made in Harlan County, Kentucky, on 22 Nov 1867, Book G, p.495, and it was signed by the following heirs:


E. C. Kilbourne
Sarah Creech
Elizabeth Sturgill
Hugh Sturgill
Henry Creech
Jonathan Creech
Alexander Creech
Silas Creech
John Creech
Polly Creech
Ira Creech
Elisha Creech
Cloanna Stidham
Samuel Stidham
Randolph Day
Nancy Day
Charles Blair
Sally Blair
Jane McKnight
William McKnight
John G. McKnight
Celia McKnight
William Richmond Sr
W.S. Kilbourne
George Kilbourne
Sarah Kilbourne
M.V. Kilbourne


Deceased prior to the 1867 settlement were Mortimore Creech, Elizabeth Creech Kilbourne, Mary Creech Richmond, Hiram Creech, John Creech, Jonathan Creech, Jr, and Rachel Creech.

The appraisal of the Jonathan Creech estate was made in 1852 and showed the total value of the estate to be $11,840.60. The estate was as follows: Notes owed by Elijah Creech, Ira Creech, Henry Creech, Silas Creech, Mortimore Creech, Elisha Creech, Hiram Creech, William Creech, and Mahal Wells, $1,766.73; value of slaves and farm improvements, $8,476.76; value of household items and improvements, $1,597.11; total appraised value, $11,840.60.

Note: Preceding information furnished from personal family records of Floyd M. Creech, Creech Lineage by Lillian Broughton Creech and members of the "Creech Country" Newsletter


Children of Jonathan Creech are:
  1. +Ira Creech, b. 1819, Virginia, d. date unknown.
  2. +Henry Creech, b. 1821, Harlan Co, Kentucky, d. 1854, Jasper Co, Missouri.
  3. +Hiram Creech, b. 1823, Harlan Co, Kentucky, d. 09 May 1865, Breathitt Co, Kentucky.
  4. +Elisha Creech, b. 1825, Harlan Co, Kentucky, d. 1897, White River, Monroe Co, Arkansas.
  5. Elizabeth Creech, b. Abt. 1826, Virginia, d. 22 Mar 1855.

Children of Jonathan Creech are:
  1. Elijah Lee Creech, b. 10 Sep 1810, Virginia, d. date unknown.
  2. Mary Creech, b. Abt. 1813, Virginia, d. Aug 1850.
  3. +Mortimore Creech, b. 1814, Virginia, d. 23 Jun 1858, Madison, AR.

Children of Jonathan Creech are:
  1. Celia Creech, b. Nov 1839, Virginia, d. 1871.
  2. Jane Creech, b. 1842, Virginia, d. Bef. 1860.
  3. Racheal Creech, b. 1844, Virginia, d. Bef. 1860.
  4. Nancy Creech, b. 11 Nov 1845, Virginia, d. 03 Apr 1891.
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