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Descendants of Thomas Tarver


9. BENJAMIN4 TARVER, JR. (BENJAMIN3, SAMUEL2, THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1770 in North Carolina, and died October 1809 in Claiborne Co., Miss.. He married NANCY A. ODOM 1797 in Barnwell Co., Orangeburg Dist., South Carolina, daughter of DAVID ODOM and SUSAN WALKER.

Notes for B
ENJAMIN TARVER, JR.:
December 23, 1801 - Georgia Passport to Mississippi Territory

From Odom Family Bible, with permission of Dr. Emile Bondurant:
Benjamin and Nancy and "2 infants" died in October 1809,
from "a terrible feverous illness".
     
Children of B
ENJAMIN TARVER and NANCY ODOM are:
  i.   JOHN WESLEY5 TARVER, b. 1798, Barnwell Co., Orangeburg Dist., South Carolina; d. Aft. 1840, Texas; m. MARY BUNCH, August 24, 1820, Wilkinson Co., Miss..
  Notes for JOHN WESLEY TARVER:
1820 Census - Wilkinson Co., Miss.
1830 Census - Copiah Co., Miss.
1840 Census - Caddo Parish, LA ("the gateway to Texas")
Family history states that John Wesley was one of several
Tarvers who left Southwest Mississippi and settled in Texas.

23. ii.   DEMPSEY TARVER, b. 1800, Barnwell Co., Orangeburg Dist., South Carolina; d. 1851, Franklin Co., Mississippi.
24. iii.   JAMES JENKINS TARVER, b. 1801, Barnwell Co., Orangeburg Dist., South Carolina; d. Bet. 1848 - 1850, Franklin Co., Mississippi.


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