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Ancestors of Deidre B. Jaynes


      184. James Crouch, born 1768 in Cumberland, Kentucky; died 1855 in Clinton County, Kentucky. He was the son of 368. John Sr. Crouch and 369. Sarah Barbee Weathers. He married 185. Agnes Denton.

      185. Agnes Denton, born 1770 in Shenandoah County, Virginia; died Jul 1836 in Clinton County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of 370. Isaac Denton and 371. Ann Whitson.

  Notes for Agnes Denton:
Parents of Agnes Denton:

Name: Isaac Sr. DENTON
Given Name: Isaac Sr.
Surname: Denton
Sex: M
Birth: 1733 in Shenandoah Co., Va.
Death: 14 Jul 1795 in Washington Co., Tn.
Change Date: 26 May 2001

Father: Abraham II DENTON b: 1700 in Hempstead, Ny
Mother: Mary O'DELL b: 1702

Marriage 1 Ann WHITSON
Married: in Va.
Children
Jeremiah DENTON
Martha DENTON
Elizabeth DENTON
Isaac Jr DENTON b: 1768 in Orange Co., Nc.
Agnes DENTON b: 1770

     
Children of James Crouch and Agnes Denton are:
  92 i.   Thomas Crouch, born Abt. 1795 in St Charles, Missouri; died 17 Sep 1841 in Lincoln County, Missouri; married Nancy Knox 1820 in St. Charles County, Missouri.
  ii.   John W. Crouch, born 1799 in Lincoln County, Missouri; died 06 Feb 1869 in Bond County, Illinois; married Elizabeth Kidd 1824 in Lincoln County, Missouri; born 1803 in Lincoln County, Missouri; died in Bond County, Illinois.
  Notes for John W. Crouch:



  More About John Crouch and Elizabeth Kidd:
Marriage: 1824, Lincoln County, Missouri



      186. James Knox, born 18 May 1760 in Ireland; died 1846 in Lincoln County, Missouri. He married 187. Janet McElroy 1796 in Ireland.

      187. Janet McElroy, born 1779 in Ireland; died Bef. 1841 in Lincoln County, Missouri.

Notes for James Knox:
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James KNOX, , was born in Ireland, but was of Scotch descent. Coming to America, he settled in Tennessee, bringing with him his wife. Three of his brothers became residents of South Carolina. After a residence covering several years in Tennessee, he removed to Kentucky, and in 1827 settled on Slaven's Prairie, six miles west of Troy, Mo. At the end of four years he went to make his home on a farm near Sugar Creek, and while there was called to the home beyond, about 1846, at the ripe old age of seventy years. He was a noted member of the Masonic order, having taken his degrees in his native land, and religiously he was an old-school Presbyterian. He was the father of eight children: James; Nancy, Mrs. CROUCH; Elizabeth, Mrs. GALLOWAY; Mary, Mrs. Jane WILLIAMS; Mrs. CANNON; Henry; Mathew and Robert. Mathew KNOX, the father of our subject, was born in Tennessee in 1809, and
died in this county in 1874. He was about eighteen years of age when with his father he came to Missouri. St. Louis was only a small French village, and land within six miles of the place was public domains. Young Mathew was married about 1834 to Miss Nancy GALLOWAY, who was born in Virginia in April,1814, and who lived until September, 1886. They had ten children, as follows: Richard, Julia, Elizabeth, William W., Charles, Sarah, Rebecca, John, George and Eugenia. Richard resides about four miles west of Troy; Julia is the wife of Mason DUNN, and is now living in Callaway County, Elizabeth married John COCHRAN, now deceased, and lives near Auburn; Charles resides a short distance west of Troy; Sarah died at the age of twenty-five years; Rebecca married John FORMAN, and lives near Troy; John is a veterinary surgeon of Louisiana, Mo.; George operates the old homestead six miles west of Troy; and Eugenia, Mrs.
NEWLAND, lives southeast of the same village. After his marriage Mathew KNOX rented
part of his fatherís farm for a few years, after which he bought a farm six miles from Troy, and there made his home until his death, which occurred in April, 1874.


1840 United States Federal Census
about James Knox
Name: James Knox Sr.
Township: Hurricane
County: Lincoln
State: Missouri
Number of persons in household:

Ages of persons in household:

Occupation information : View image


Jonathan Smith m. 13 September 1832, Lincoln County, Eliza Brown. She m. (2) 19 January 1841, James Knox Sr.; m. (3) 20 January 1848, Lincoln County, Missouri, Willis Barnes.

James Knox Sr. died before 29 March 1847 in Lincoln County, Missouri, when George W. Zimmerman as principal and Thomas J. Wright and James M. Zimmerman as securities placed a bond of $1000 to administer his estate. The heirs were named as widow Eliza Knox, James Knox, Henry Knox, Matthew Knox, Jane Cannon, Nancy Crouch, Elizabeth Galloway, Richard Knox, children and Mary McCollum, grandchild. Eliza Knox acknowledged that by 16 April 1847 she had received furniture, bedding, livestock, farm equipment, and household goods that totaled $96.62. [15]

Also in the probate packet was a summons in a case of Henry Knox vs. John Seamore, Eliza Knox and Armenius Dobbins, alleging that Henry Knox had good reason to believe that the defendants had money and property in their possession that belonged to the estate of James Knox Sr., deceased. He also alleged they were withholding this information from the administrator. They were summoned to appear at the County Court on the first day of the next term [August] at Troy. H.T. Mudd, sheriff, delivered the summons to Arminius Dobbins and Eliza Knox on 6 July 1847.[16]

In 1850 Willis Barnes household #634, p. 436 in Lincoln County, Missouri, consisted of Willis, age 45, a farmer, valued at $1600, born Tennessee, Eliza, age 40, born Kentucky, Randel, age 19, Robert W., age 14, George W, age 12, Tennessee, age 2, Casenda Smith, age 16, Rebecca Smith, age 14, Richard Knox, age 7, all born Missouri and Lecia Avery age 75, born North Carolina.





More About James Knox:
Date born 2: Abt. 1776, Ireland
Died 2: 1846, Christian, Kentucky, USA

More About James Knox and Janet McElroy:
Marriage: 1796, Ireland
     
Children of James Knox and Janet McElroy are:
  93 i.   Nancy Knox, born 1800 in Ireland; died 03 Nov 1858 in Lincoln County, Missouri; married Thomas Crouch 1820 in St. Charles County, Missouri.
  ii.   MaryJane Knox, born 16 Mar 1794 in Tennessee; died 13 Jun 1871 in Lincoln County, Missouri; married John Cannon 27 Jan 1813 in Lincoln County, Missouri; born Mar 1790 in Robertson, Tennessee; died 1883 in Lincoln County, Missouri.
  More About John Cannon:
Date born 2: 1790, Tennessee
Residence: 1850, District 49, Lincoln, Missouri

  More About John Cannon and MaryJane Knox:
Marriage: 27 Jan 1813, Lincoln County, Missouri

  iii.   Elizabeth Knox, born 1803 in Tennessee; died in Lincoln County, Missouri; married Dennis Galloway 1826 in Lincoln County, Missouri.
  More About Dennis Galloway and Elizabeth Knox:
Marriage: 1826, Lincoln County, Missouri

  iv.   William Knox, born 1805 in Tennessee; died in Lincoln County, Missouri.
  v.   Henry Knox, born 22 Dec 1806 in Knoxville, TN; died in Lincoln County, Missouri; married (2) Lucinda Hunter 11 Feb 1830 in Elsberry, MO; born 1810 in Missouri; died in Lincoln County, Missouri.
  More About Henry Knox:
Date born 2: 1807, Tennessee
Date born 3: 1807, Tennessee
Date born 4: 1807, Tennessee
Date born 5: 1811, Tennessee
Died 2: 18 Oct 1885, Elsberry, MO
Residence 1: 1870, Hurricane, Lincoln, Missouri
Residence 2: 1850, District 49, Lincoln, Missouri
Residence 3: 1860, Hurricane, Lincoln, Missouri
Residence 4: 1880, Hurricane, Lincoln, Missouri, United States

  More About Henry Knox and Lucinda Hunter:
Marriage: 11 Feb 1830, Elsberry, MO

  vi.   Mathew Knox, born 1809 in Tennessee; died 1874 in Lincoln County, Missouri; married Nancy Galloway 1834 in Lincoln County, Missouri; born 1814 in Virginia; died 1884 in Lincoln County, Missouri.
  More About Mathew Knox and Nancy Galloway:
Marriage: 1834, Lincoln County, Missouri

  vii.   James Knox, born 1810 in Tennessee; died in Lincoln County, Missouri; married Eliza Smith 19 Jan 1841 in Lincoln County, Missouri; born in Missouri; died in Lincoln County, Missouri.
  More About James Knox and Eliza Smith:
Marriage: 19 Jan 1841, Lincoln County, Missouri

  viii.   Robert Knox, born 1813 in Tennessee; died in Lincoln County, Missouri.


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