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Obediah Sexton (son of Benjamin Franklin Sexton, Jr and Nancy Taylor)2924, 2925 was born 1809 in Black Water district of Morgan Co., KY2925, and died Bet. 1880 - 1900 in Morgan Co., KY2925. He married Mary Magdeline Davis on 07 Jul 1829 in Morgan Co., KY2926, 2927, daughter of Presley Davis and Sarah Cockrell.

 Includes NotesNotes for Obediah Sexton:
1850 census of Bath Co., Ky, taken 4 Sep 1850, records on page 46 as family #625:
Obadiah Sexton, 41, farmer; Mary, 36; Simon, 17; William, 15; Perlema, 13; Levi G., 11; John T., 9; Cynthia A., 7; George W., 3; Caleb D., 1; Benjamin, 18. All born in Kentucky.

1860 census of Bath Co., Ky, records as family #663:
Obediah Sexton, 51, farmer; Mary, 49; Thomas, 19; Cynthia, 17; George, 15; Caleb, 12; Nancy, 10. All born in Kentucky.

1870 census of Menifee Co., Ky, precinct 1, records as family #2:
Obadiah Sexton, 62, farmer; Mary, 56; Anna, 21; Nancy, 18. All born in Ky.
(From an online transcription, which does not list the relationships. There is no Ann in the 1860 census. Anna may be really Cynthia Ann, and a 27 was misread as 21? If she is not the same person as Cynthia, then she may be a daughter-in-law instead of a daughter.)

Name: Obediah SEXTON
Age: 71
Estimated birth year: <1809>
Birthplace: Kentucky
Occupation: Preacher, House Carpenter
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: Black Water, Morgan, Kentucky
Race: White
Gender: Male
Spouse's name: Mary M. SEXTON
Father's birthplace: VA
Mother's birthplace: KY
Image Source: Year: 1880; Census Place: Black Water, Morgan, Kentucky; Roll: T9_435; Family History Film: 1254435; Page: 524B; Enumeration District: 86; Image: 0130.

Name: OBEDIAH SEXTON
State: KY
County: Bath County
Township: Owingsville P.O.
Year: 1860
Record Type: Federal Population Schedule
Page: 090
Database: KY 1860 Federal Census Index

Grantee: Sexton, Obadiah
Acres: 100
Book: F-2
Survey Date: 7- 8-1836
County: Mogan
WaterCourse: Black Water
Reference: THE KENTUCKY LAND GRANTS
Volume 1 Part 1
CHAPTER VI KENTUCKY LAND WARRANTS (1816-1873)
THE COUNTIES OF KENTUCKY
page 720

Grantee: Sexton, Obediah
Acres: 50
Book: 5
Survey Date: 11-22-1838
County: Morgan
WaterCourse: Blackwater Cr
Reference: THE KENTUCKY LAND GRANTS
Volume 1, Part 2
CHAPTER X. GRANTS IN THE COUNTY COURT ORDERS (1836-1924)
THE COUNTIES OF KENTUCKY
page 1679


More About Obediah Sexton:
Date born 2: 1809, Montgomery Co., KY.

More About Obediah Sexton and Mary Magdeline Davis:
Marriage: 07 Jul 1829, Morgan Co., KY.2928, 2929

Children of Obediah Sexton and Mary Magdeline Davis are:
  1. +Dulcena Jane Sexton, b. Dec 1836, Bath Co., KY2929, 2930, d. 19 Jun 1911, Betty Gap Ridge, Denniston, Menifee Co., KY.
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