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Maternal Ancestors of Heather, Page, and Shayn Martin

Generation No. 8

      168. Barnabas Gibson, born 1777 in Grainger, Tennessee; died Aft. 1850 in Greene, Illinois. He was the son of 336. James Gibson and 337. Sarah Roark. He married 169. Joyce Artis November 17, 1800 in Grainger Co., Tennessee.

      169. Joyce Artis, born 1783 in Grainger, Tennessee; died Abt. 1850 in Greene County, IL.
Child of Barnabas Gibson and Joyce Artis is:
  84 i.   Garret Gibson, born January 03, 1805 in Grainger, Tennessee; died September 20, 1875 in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas; married Mary Reece February 1826 in Madison Co., Illinois.

      170. Daniel Reece, born September 01, 1777 in Deep River, Guilford, North Carolina; died January 23, 1848 in Near Troy, Madison, Illinois. He married 171. Polly Van Hooser October 15, 1802 in Grainger, Tennessee.

      171. Polly Van Hooser, born 1783 in Wythe, Virginia; died Aft. 1850 in Madison, Illinois. She was the daughter of 342. Abraham Van Hooser and 343. Mary Williams.

Notes for Daniel Reece:
He served with Capt. Samule Whiteside's Mounted Riflemen in the War of 1812 as part of the Illinois Militia until 1815.

More About Daniel Reece:
Burial: Reece Cem., Canteen Creek, Madison, Illinois
Child of Daniel Reece and Polly Van Hooser is:
  85 i.   Mary Reece, born October 07, 1808 in Madison, Illinois; died September 14, 1879 in Mansfield, Tarrant, Texas; married Garret Gibson February 1826 in Madison Co., Illinois.

      176. Edward Davis, born 1770 in Mecklenburg,VA; died September 02, 1849 in Pleasant Hill, Dallas Co., Al. He was the son of 352. William Davis and 353. Agnes Lanier. He married 177. Margaret Abt. 1796 in Mecklemburg / Brunswick Co., Virginia.

      177. Margaret, born Abt. 1779 in South Carolina; died April 28, 1854 in Dallas Co., Al.
Child of Edward Davis and Margaret is:
  88 i.   Pressley Davis, born July 04, 1810 in Pendleton Dist, South Carolina; died March 15, 1863 in Pike County, Alabama; married Salina Ludlow November 29, 1831 in Lowndes County, Alabama.

      180. Furney Granger, born Abt. 1775; died Bef. 1850.

Notes for Furney Granger:
According to the census reports, Furney came from Horry County, South Carolina. He is shown there as early as 1810, where the name was more commonly spelled as Grainger.

He moved south before 1840, filing a land claim in Jefferson County, FL in 1837 and appearing in the census there in 1840. He may have died before 1850 as he does not appear in the census of that year
Child of Furney Granger is:
  90 i.   James Granger, born 1805 in S.C; died October 03, 1904 in AL; married Mary.

      184. Barnett Dempsey, born 1752 in Co. Kildare, Leinster, Ireland; died Bef. August 1814 in Spartanburg, SC. He married 185. Winifred Bef. 1772 in Ireland.

      185. Winifred, born 1752 in Co. Kildare, Leinster, Ireland; died 1820 in Gwinnett Co. GA.

Notes for Barnett Dempsey:
Other Known Locations (Date and Place)
__ ___ 1790 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (census)
13 Dec 1793 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (landowner)
__ ___ 1795 Pinkney District (Union) SC, USA (land grant)
23 May 1797 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (State land grant - 392 acres)
__ ___ 1800 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (census)
07 Nov 1800 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (land sale - 150 acres)
__ Mar 1804 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (land sale - 106 acres)
18 Feb 1808 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (landowner)
__ ___ 1810 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (census)
01 Aug 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate administrator appointed)
05 Sep 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate administrator bonded)
12 Sep 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate inventory)
26 Sep 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate inventory - addendum)
06 Oct 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate inventory - addendum)
07 Oct 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (administrator petitioned court for order)
27 Oct 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate - accounts receivable)
28 Oct 1814 Spartanburg (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate sale record)
05 Nov 1814 __________ (Spartanburg) SC, USA (estate inventory due)
__ ___ 1816 __________ (__________) __, USA (estate accounts paid)

No record has been located for his Revolutionary War service. A Private Barney Dempsey, new levy, received depreciation pay during the Revolution.

__________ Dempsey owned bordering land to the plat of Drury Johnston on 13 Dec 1793 at Spartanburg County, SC.
Estate administrator appointed in Aug 1814.
Estate inventoried value $7.58 and 8/10 cents in Oct 1814.

Deed Book G, page 216 - Spartanburg, SC - 07 Nov 1800
Barnet and Winnifred Dempsey sold the north part of their 392 acre land grant to William Dempsey.

Deed Book 1, page 481 - Spartanburg, SC - __ Mar 1804
Barnet Dempsey sold William Wilson 106 acres of land. The deed was witnessed by William Medford, et al.

Deed Book O - Spartanburg County, SC - 18 Feb 1808
John Dempsey sold 282 acres of his 392 acre land grant to Thomas Cave, land was "where Thomas Cave lived", and was located on both sides of Abner's Creek. It was bordered by land owned by Barnett Dempsey, James Wood, __________ Jones, and John Cargill. The deed was witnessed by Jesse Dempsey.

Deed Book T, page 187 - Spartanburg County, SC - 16 Dec 1825
Thomas Cave sold 282 acres of land to William Jones. It was bordered by Barnet Dempsey, William Hughes, __________ Jones and John Cargill. The deed was witnessed on 16 Dec 1825. (This would indicate that James Wood had sold his land, that bordered John Dempsey, to William Hughes).

Deed Book T, page 191 - Spartanburg County, SC - 16 Dec 1825
William Jones sold the same 282 acres to Henry Wade. The land is bordered by John Cargell, Lewis Jones, William Hughes, Lucy Dempsey, James Wilson and Joseph Hughes. The deed was witnessed on 16 Dec 1825. (James Wilson and Lucy Dempsey seem to have acquired Barnet Dempsey's land).

Inventory and Appraisment Book B - Spartanburg County, SC - 16 Dec 1816 Jesse Dempsey, administrator of the estate of Barnett Dempsey, deceased, appeared before the Ordinary for the purpose of settling the estate of said deceased. John Dempsey, Lazarous Dempsey and Winney Dempsey, widow of the deceased, sent from under their hands in writing that they would abide by a settlement that this day may be made between the Ordinary and said administrator. Also William Wilson, William Medford and Levi Dempsey, being the remainder of the legatees of the deceased in this state also appeared who were ready for settlement and on examining the proceedings of the said administrator find it to stand thus . . .

Child of Barnett Dempsey and Winifred is:
  92 i.   Levi Dempsey, born 1782 in Kildare, Leinster, Ireland; died 1834 in Gwinnett, GA; married Charity in Spartanburg, SC.

      188. James Endsley, born July 09, 1766 in Guilford County, North Carolina; died August 04, 1852 in Campbell County, Georgia. He was the son of 376. Andrew Endsley and 377. Jane Cumings. He married 189. Elizabeth Miller 1790 in Laurens Co., South Carolina.

      189. Elizabeth Miller, born 1774 in Maryland; died December 29, 1845 in Coweeta Co., GA. She was the daughter of 378. James Miller and 379. Elizabeth Smith.
Child of James Endsley and Elizabeth Miller is:
  94 i.   Joseph Endsley, born December 22, 1799 in Laurene County, South Carolina 96th District; died December 21, 1882 in Bloomsburg, Texas; married Ellender Neill September 02, 1824 in Laurene County, South Carolina 96th District.

      190. Samuel Neill He married 191. Ellen Cannon.

      191. Ellen Cannon
Child of Samuel Neill and Ellen Cannon is:
  95 i.   Ellender Neill, born June 05, 1800 in South Carolina; died June 21, 1885 in Miller Co., Ark; married Joseph Endsley September 02, 1824 in Laurene County, South Carolina 96th District.

      192. Daniel Gilbert, born February 20, 1730/31 in St. Georges Parish, Harford, Maryland; died 1805 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He was the son of 384. Gervaise Gilbert and 385. Mary. He married 193. Mary Ann "Molley" Sexton 1755 in Bedford,VA.

      193. Mary Ann "Molley" Sexton, born 1729 in Virginia.

Notes for Daniel Gilbert:
There is a plaque in his memory with the following written on it:

born ca 1732 Baltimore, MD died ca 1805 s/o Garvis & Mary Gilbert SGT French & Indian War, Bedford Co., VA Militia 1758, 2nd LT Rev War, Bedford Co., VA Militia 1779. Charter member of Bolings Springs Baptist Church, Spartanburg, SC 1792 erected by Horace Gilbert

Bedford County Militia, 1758 (part 1)Transcribed from:Hening, William Waller 1820 The Statutes at Large; Being A Collection Of All The Laws Of Virginia, From The First Session Of The Legislature In The Year 1619. Volume VII. Franklin Press, Richmond, Virginia. September 1758 - 32d George II.
To Daniel Gilbert, Benjamin Gilbert, John Hardiman, Richard Edwards, Elliot Lacey, Charles Harris, George Caldwell, Head Lynch (0.8.0 each).

More About Daniel Gilbert:
Burial: Gilbert Cemetary, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Child of Daniel Gilbert and Mary Sexton is:
  96 i.   Thomas Felix Gilbert, born 1765 in Bedford,VA; died 1823 in Alabama; married Jane Abt. 1780 in Virginia.

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