OUR SEXTON FAMILY



Generation Four

11. John4 Sexton (Charles3, John2, Unknown1) was born Bef. 1778, and died Bef. 1830. He married Delanes. She died Unknown.

Child of John Sexton and Delanes is:
    + 55 i. Jonathan Sexton, born Abt. 1792 in Grayson Co., VA; died Unknown.
12. Bartlett4 Sexton (Charles3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1777 in Va, and died Aft. 1860 in Boyd Co., KY. He married Catherine Galyean/Gallion. She was born 1778 in Va, and died Aft. 1860 in Boyd Co., KY.

Children of Bartlett Sexton and Catherine Galyean/Gallion are:
    + 56 i. Andrew5 Sexton, died Unknown.
    57 ii. Thomas Sexton-Gallion, born 1792 in VA; died 1877 in Carter Co., KY. He married Ruth Ann Watson; died Unknown.
    Notes for Thomas Sexton-Gallion:
    From: "Eldridge, Jerri R."
    Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 08:19:47 -0500
      Thomas Sexton Gallion was a bee keeper in Virginia. He joined the troops of Capt Hale in the War of 1812. While he was away from home, a neighbor stole his bee hives and his lively hood. When he returned from the war he confronted the neighbor and they came to blows, Thomas having killed the neighbor. Fearing for his life, he fled to Kentucky,where he assumed the name Gallion (taking mothers's maiden name or so we believed). He married twice and raised a large family. Owned property, worked for county but lost all to carpetbeggers during the Civil War. Name change was filed in court when Thomas had to appear to claim bounty land and proved that he was Thomas Sexton.
    58 iii. James Sexton, born 1798 in Va; died Unknown. He married Millie; died Unknown.
    59 iv. Jonathan Sexton, born Abt. 1804 in Va; died Unknown.
    60 v. Mark Sexton, born 1813 in Va; died Unknown. He married Catharine; died Unknown.
    61 vi. William Sexton, born 1815 in Va; died Unknown.
    62 vii. Alva Sexton, born 1817 in VA; died Unknown.
    63 viii. Samuel Sexton, born 1821 in VA; died Unknown.
    64 ix. Moses Sexton, died Unknown.
15. Isaac4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born Abt. 1774 in Montgomery Co., VA, and died Bet. May 20 - August 08, 1840 in Shelby Co., IN. He married Hannah Morgan Abt. 1795 in Virginia, daughter of William Morgan and Mary. She was born Abt. 1781 in NC, and died Aft. 1850 in KY.
Notes for Isaac Sexton:

At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County on Monday the 19th day of February 1821.
Present Samuel Cox, William Cummins, Uriah Parks, Curtis Blakely, Francis Faulkner, Benj. S. Parsons, John White & Isaac King, Gentlemen Justices.

Ordered that court do adjourn to the house of Benj. S. Parsons in the Town of Williamsburgh.

Jesse Engle Appilant
vs. } on an appeal
Isaac Sexson Appilee
This day came the parties aforesaid and after hearing the testimony in this case it is the opinion of the court That the Appilant recover of the appilee $6 36 cents his debt in this case and all his costs about this suit in the behalf expended & the said Appilee in mercy &c.

At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County
Mar Term 1820
William Sexson Appilant
against } on An Appeal
Spenser Daniel Appilee
This day came The plaintiff William Sexson by his Attorney and the appellee being called Came not and after heering the testimony it is considered by the court the Judgement against William Sexton be reversed and the Judgement Isaac Sexton Stand confirmed.

At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County
June term 1820
P 121
Jesse Ingle
vs. } upon an appeal
Isaac Sexson
This suit is ordered to be continued at the agreement of the parties and that at the next Term of this court to come to a far [fair] trial on the merits of the case by agreement of both parties.
At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County
March term 1822
P 170 Ordered that Wm. Stinson, Isaac Sexson, William Morgan and Daniel Morgan, Will [?] Pemberton or any three of them after being first Sworn do view the nearest and best way for a road to be opened from the mouth of Laurel River to the Mouth of Rockcastle and that they report Specially to this Court.

See Isaac's will:

Notes for Hannah Morgan: There are no Morgans on 1790 Grayson Co., VA census
Kentucky Whitley County Tax Books Family History Center Microfilm 0008276
    Hannah (Widow of Isaac)
    1846 [no land] no male 1 horse
    1847 not found
    1848 [no land] no male 2 horses
Children of Isaac Sexton and Hannah Morgan are:
    + 65 i. Archibald Sexton, born Abt. 1797 in Grayson Co., VA; died Aft. 1880 in Rockcastle Co., KY.
    + 66 ii. Phoebe Euphemia Sexton, born Abt. 1800 in Grayson Co., VA; died Bef. 1844.
    + 67 iii. William M. Sexton, born Abt. 1800 in VA; died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in Greene Co., IN.
    + 68 iv. James Sexton, born Abt. 1804; died Unknown.
    + 69 v. Olivia Sexton, born Abt. 1805 in KY; died Unknown.
    + 70 vi. Enoch Sexton, born Bet. 1810 - 1811 in VA; died Unknown.
    + 71 vii. Jane Sexton, born Abt. 1811 in Knox Co., KY; died December 29, 1910 in Bark Camp, near Corbin, Whitley, KY.
    + 72 viii. Nancy Sexton, born Abt. 1812 in Knox Co., KY; died Abt. 1871 in probably Marion Co., AR.
    73ix. Margaret Sexton, born Abt. 1814; died Unknown.
16. Archibald4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born Abt. 1775 in Grayson Co., VA, and died Abt. 1814 in Grayson Co., VA. He married Sarah in Prob. VA. She was born Abt. 1776 in VA, and died Abt. 1860 in IN.

Notes for Archibald Sexton: Archibald is not proved as a son of William's, but it is quite likely given the migration of his children and William's line. If anyone can prove this we would be very greatful.

Kentucky Whitley County Tax Books Family History Center Microfilm 0008276
    Archibald AKA Archer, Archelaus, or Archy 1821 [no land] underage 1 horse 1822-1823 [see Rockcastle Tax Book]
    1824-1825 [no land] 1 adult 1 horse
    1826-1827 [Rockcastle]
    1829 [no land] 1 adult 2 horses
    1830 [Rockcastle]
    1831 500 acres
    1833 420 acres
Children of Archibald Sexton and Sarah are:
    + 74 i. Isaac F. Sexton, born Abt. 1800 in VA; died Bet. 1870 - 1880.
    + 75 ii. Matthew Sexton, born Abt. 1800 in VA; died April 1868.
    + 76 iii. Stephen B. Sexton, born Abt. 1804 in VA; died Aft. 1870.
    77 iv. Jeston Sexton, born Bet. 1804 - 1810; died Unknown.
    + 78 v. Leah Sexton, born Abt. 1811 in Va; died Unknown.
    + 79 vi. Enoch Sexton, born October 03, 1815 in Grayson Co., VA; died Unknown.
17. Olivia Jane4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born Abt. 1780 in VA (Source: 1830 Federal Census, Whitley Co., KY.), and died 1848 in Whitley Co., Kentucky. She married Peter Snyder April 08, 1800 in Grayson Co., VA. He was born May 23, 1773 in Grayson Co., VA, and died Aft. June 1860 in Whitley Co., KY.

Children of Olivia Sexton and Peter Snyder are:
    + 80 i. Leah Snyder, born Abt. 1810 in KY; died Unknown.
    + 81 ii. Mary Elizabeth Snyder, died
    Unknown.
    + 82 iii. James Snyder, died Unknown. 83 iv. Hannah Snyder (Source: Rootsweb World Connect, Whitaker Family Tree by Gordon Whitaker.), born February 25, 1805 in Knox Co., KY (Source: Rootsweb World Connect, The Limbs and Branches of our Family Tree by Terry Smith.); died April 08, 1863 in White Oak, Morgan, KY (Source: Rootsweb World Connect, The Limbs and Branches of our Family Tree by Terry Smith.). She married Israel Mayfield (Source: Rootsweb World Connect, Whitaker Family Tree by Gordon Whitaker.); born April 09, 1804 in Knox Co., IN; died Unknown.
    84 v. Margaret Snyder, born 1803 in KY; died Unknown. She married Isaac Mayfield; died Unknown.
18. Jacob4 Sexton(William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born 1784 in Grayson Co, Va, and died Bef. August 12, 1852 in Des Moines, IA. He married Mary Burris (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996).) July 26, 1808 in Grayson Co., VA, daughter of Martin Burruss and Susannah Martin. She was born 1778 in Surry Co., VA, and died 1858 in Des Moines Co., IA.
Notes for Jacob Sexton:
Received of Joel Sexson administrator of Leah Sexson, late of Greene Count, deceased ten dollars hit being my propotianate part of the estate of the said Leah Sexson ( signed) W. B. Sexson, administrator of the estate of August the 12th 1852 Jacob Sexson, Deceased.

Kentucky Whitley County Tax Books Family History Center Microfilm 0008276
Jacob 1821 [no land] 1 adult 3 horses

WHITLEY CO. NO OF Cumberland river
    Land book 1:56
    Sale Jul 5, 1822 from Jacob Sexson to Enoch Sexton in consideration of $160. 1 sorrel gelding, 1 sorrel mare, 8 hd of cattle, 40 hd of hogs, 3 bedds, furniture wit [H. French] Recorded Jul 5, 1822
At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County Jan term 1821
Ordered by the court that John H. Pemberton & Jacob Sexson be recom mended to his Excellency the Governor as fitting persons to fill the Office of Justice of the peace in the room of [in place of] John Davis resigned a Majority of the Justices being present & concuring in this recommendation.
Children of Jacob Sexton and Mary Burris are:
    85 i. Enoch H.5 Sexton , born Abt. 1807 in Of, Sangamon, Macon, IL; died Abt. 1840 in Des Moines, IA. He married Martha Morgan November 01, 1832 in Sangamon Co., IL (Source: Illinois State Archives Marriages Online.); born Abt. 1812 in Of, Sangamon, Macon, IL; he died ca 1842 in Des Moines, Des Moines, IA.
    + 86 ii. Susan Sexton, born May 25, 1810 in Knox Co., KY; died January 22, 1875 in Island Grove, Knox, IL.
    + 87 iii. Elizabeth F. Sexton, born Abt. 1812 in TN; died April 19, 1893 in Toronto, Woodson, KS.
    88 iv. John Wesley Sexton has been removed from Jacob's children, as he does not belong.
    + 89 v. William Burris Sexton, born May 23, 1819 in Overton Co., TN; died October 16, 1893 in Arapahoe, Furnas, Nebraska,.
    90 vi. Calvary T. Sexton, has been removed from Jacob's children, as he does not belong.
    91 vii. Elizabeth Sexton, has been removed from Jacob's children, as he does not belong.
    92 viii. Mary Sexton has been removed from Jacob's children, as he does not belong.
19. Enoch4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born September 12, 1785 in Grayson Co., VA (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996.), and died October 29, 1875 in Spruce Creek, Whitley, KY (Source: Rootsweb World Connect, Bailey/Kesterson/Phillips ancestore by Robin Kesterson Bailey.). He married Mary Elizabeth Taylor 1812 in Grayson Co., VA. She was born September 04, 1793 in VA, and died February 03, 1879 in Whitley Co., KY.

Notes for Enoch Sexton Found at http://users.rcn.com/deeds/kywhitn.gz

    WHITLEY CO. NO OF Cumberland river
Land book 1:77 Deed dated 19 Apr, 1824; recorded 19 Apr 1824 From Rebecca Davis, wife of Simco Adams, to Enoch Sexton in consideration of $50., land on Spruce Creek; loc -5544 -59756; pt dbl wo on bnk of Bobs fork; ln n; 40p; pt post oak; ln n48e; 40p; pt blo ln s50e; 112p; pt 2maples in a ln [Isaac Sexton] ln s40w; 52p; pt maple on Sexton's cor ln s50e; 16p; pt wo on bnk sd fork ln n65w; 112p;

Whitley Co. Deed book 1
    1:493 7 Dec 1833 from Free Sexon to Enoch Sexon to sell 190 a on Sp---
    1:56 5 Jul 1822 from Jacob Sexson to Enoch Sexson 1 sorrel gelding
    1:77 19 Apr 1824 from Rebecca Davis, w to Enoch Sexton land on Spruce Creek
At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County
Feb term 1820
Ordered by the court that William Morgan, Thomas Hardester, Enoch Sexon, Matthew Barns & Daniel Morgan be appointed reviewers to review a road leading from Sexons ferry on Laurel river from their [sic] to Barns Ferry on rockcastle river & to review the same the nearest & best way for travellers & citizens to pass & make report at our next may Term.

At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County
May term 1819 p 55
Ordered that John Arthur Snr. and John Arthur Jr. be alloted to Daniel Morgans precinct and Two of the Magees. Daniel Targ, William Eatton [?], Prior Eatton, Free Sexson, Enoch Sexson, Robert Long, Mark Sumner, George Sumner, & Jeree Newton be alloted to work on the roade under Daniel Morgan leading from Rockcastle to Laurel river to work three days on said road when called on by the surveyor and to be Exept from working so many days on the rode the [they] have been heretofore alloted to.

At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County
Mar term 1822
Ordered that Enoch Saxson be appointed overseer of the road of which Christopher Grub was Surveyor and that the Same hands who assisted the Said Grub assist the said Sexson on keeping the Same in repair.
Children of Enoch Sexton and Mary Taylor are:
    + 93 i. Margaret5 Sexton, born July 07, 1813 in Grayson Co., VA; died in Missouri.
    94 ii. Frances Sexton, born July 1815 in KY; died in Missouri. She married John Robertson.
    + 95 iii. Jacob Tyrell Sexton, born September 03, 1818 in KY; died March 27, 1895 in Tennessee.
    96 iv. Lilburn Henderson Sexton, born December 30, 1820 in KY. He married Rachel Dingans January 23, 1843 in Pulaski Co., KY.
    97 v. Paris Green Sexton, born December 25, 1822 in KY; died Abt. 1840 in KY.
    Notes for Paris Green Sexton: Drowned, age 18
    + 98 vi. Zerelda Sexton, born May 16, 1825 in KY; died January 12, 1917 in Whitley Co., KY.
    + 99 vii. Calvin Callaway Sexton, born March 08, 1827 in Whitley Co., KY; died June 18, 1864 in Whitley Co., KY.
    + 100 viii. Olivia Naoma Sexton, born May 03, 1829; died August 16, 1909.
    + 101 ix. America Sexton, born August 01, 1831 in Whitley Co., KY.
    + 102 x. Obedience Mayer Sexton, born December 12, 1833 in KY; died February 10, 1930 in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, OK.
    103 xi. Janelak Mariek Sexton, born January 20, 1836.
    20. Margaret4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born Abt. 1788 in Grayson, VA (Source: 1850 Federal Census.), and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Greene Co., IN. She married Robert Long January 21, 1816 in Knox Co., KY (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996.). He was born Abt. 1788 in SC (Source: 1850 Federal Census.), and died May 19, 1859 in Greene Co., IN.

    Notes for Robert Long:
    At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County May term 1819 p 55
    Ordered that John Arthur Snr. and John Arthur Jr. be alloted to Daniel Morgans precinct and Two of the Magees. Daniel Targ, William Eatton [?], Prior Eatton, Free Sexson, Enoch Sexson, Robert Long, Mark Sumner, George Sumner, & Jeree Newton be alloted to work on the roade under Daniel Morgan leading from Rockcastle to Laurel river to work three days on said road when called on by the surveyor and to be Exept from working so many days on the rode the [they] have been heretofore alloted to.

    At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County
    May term 1820
    Ordered by the court that Free Sexson be continued as Surveyor of the road from road from [sic] Nehemiah Sumners precinck to the Shallow ford above the mouth of Laurel river and he together with all the hand that he formerly had except William Sexson & Robert Long [?] to keep the same in repair.

    Children of Margaret Sexton and Robert Long are:
      + 104 i. Darrell Long, born Abt. 1816 in KY; died March 20, 1856 in Highland Two, Greene Co., IN.
      + 105 ii. Sexton Long, born June 21, 1818 in Kentucky; died February 04, 1885 in Greene Co., IN.
      + 106 iii. Marinda Long, born Abt. 1820 in KY.
      + 107 iv. John M. Long, born Abt. 1822 in KY; died Aft. 1870.
      + 108 v. Olivia Syrena Long, born Abt. 1825 in KY; died May 24, 1875 in Greene Co., IN.
    21. James4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born Bet. 1788 - 1790 in Grayson Co., VA, and died 1854 in Laurel Co., KY. He married (1) Amey Durham October 06, 1816 in Knox Co., KY (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996.). She was born January 09, 1791 in Kentucky (Source: Tombstone.), and died December 21, 1825 in Whitley Co., KY (Source: Tombstone.). He married (2) Mary Rogers June 23, 1828 in Whitley Co., KY (Source: Charles Maynard Cornelius, Early Marriages of Whitley Co., KY, Microfiche 6047989.), daughter of James Rogers and Judah Eaton. She was born Abt. 1805 in KY, and died July 1849 in Whitley Co., KY (Source: Whitley Co 1850 Census Mortality Schedule, "1849 Death,, Polly Sexson 45 f married KY Jul measles 10 (days)."

    Notes for James Sexton
    Knox Co, Court Minute Book A pg 59
    February Term - Ordered that James Sexton have a certificate for 400 acres of Land by virtue of an actual settlement made there on Lying on Craigs Creek a branch of Laurel river beginning on a white oak thence a north course nearly as far as the caw[?] will allow thence westardly for Quantity.

    Grayson Co Deed Book 2, pg 307 18 Apr 1807 Matthew Dickey and Rebekah his wife sold to Archelaus Sexton, James Sexton and 18 others 50 acres each of a 1000 acre tract of land on Iron Mountain.

    KY, Whitley Co Court Minutes Book 1 pg 19
    Ordered that Christly Grubb, John Davis, John Mcharg, William Edwards, James Sexton be appointed Reviewers to Review a road from Christley Grubbs to William Mchargs mill and to review the same the nearest and most convenient way for citizens and Travellers and to make their Report to our next court.

    Found at http://www.ls.net/~newriver/grayroad.htm
      Sep 21, 1811 Ordered that alterations be made in the road from near John Robinson's to Point Hope Furnace - keeping old road to the river, and going on the Island by a sycamore tree below the old ford, and with the old road to John Welch's field, and leaving the old road to the right to James Sexton's old house, and then with the old road to Mrs. Karer's along the side of her apple orchard and down a branch and near the mouth, and crossing a creek where it has formerly been cut out for wagons to cross, and with said tract to the lower corner of William Bourn's meadow... and by a cleft of rocks and with said road around his meadow to the old road again.
    Children of James Sexton and Amey Durham are:
      109 i. John Sexton (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996, born November 1807 in Whitley Co., KY; died January 1830 in Whitley Co., Kentucky.
      Notes for John Sexton: A tombstone in Alsip cemetery, gives date Nov 180(1), apparently hard to distinguish if it's a 1 or a 7.
      110 ii. Rebecca Sexton (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996).), born Abt. 1810 in , KY; died Bet. 1820 - 1830
      Notes for Rebecca Sexton: She is accounted for on 1820 census, but not on 1830
      + 111 iii. Margaret Sexton, born Abt. 1811; died Bet. 1851 - 1860 in IN or MO.
      + 112 iv. Joel Sexton, born February 27, 1813 in KY; died July 22, 1895 in Cedar Co., MO.
      + 113 v. William Free Sexton, born April 24, 1814 in Whitley Co., KY; died February 06, 1897 in Reston Co., KS.
      + 114 vi. Allen Sexton, born April 08, 1817 in Kentucky; died December 29, 1910 in Franklin, Johnson, IN.
      115 vii. Lemuel Sexton, born December 01, 1821 in Somerset, Pulaski, KY; died December 23, 1893 in Janesville, Coles, Illinois.
      116 viii. Isaac Sexton, born 1825 in Whitley Co., KY.
      Notes for Isaac Sexton: he's accounted for on the 1830 census with father; not on 1840
      117 ix. Edna Sexton, born Abt. 1825. She married James Gordon Bet. 1840 - 1850 in KY.
      Notes for Edna Sexton: I have checked all James Gordons in 1850 Indiana census and none of right age, or with wife Edna. Probably stayed in Kentucky. Not on 1860 either. I have not been able to account for her other than that she is accounted for on census for 1830 & 1840
    Children of James Sexton and Mary Rogers are:
      + 118 i. Hulda Sexton, born Abt. 1829 in Whitley Co., KY; died 1910 in Whitley Co., KY.
      + 119 ii. Charlotte Sexton, born Abt. 1830 in Whitley Co., KY.
      120 iii. Quarles Francis Sexton, born Abt. 1832.
      Notes for Quarles Francis Sexton: He is on 1850 census, but on 1840 there is only one male in the house in this age group, would that be Quarles or Franklin? I haven't been able to locate him after 1850.
      121 iv. Franklin Sexton, born Abt. 1834 in KY
      Notes for Franklin Sexton: He is on 1850 census, but on 1840 there is only one male in the house in this age group He is on 1850 census, but on 1840 there is only one male in the house in this age group, would that be Quarles or Franklin?

      On the 1880 I find this family in Grassy, WIlliamson, IL p 480D. Could be him, but can't prove.
        Franklin Sexton self 49 farmer KY KY KY
        Nancy wife 48 TN NC NC
        Lucetta dau 17 KY KY TN
        Franklin F. sist 14 KY KY TN
        Ann D. dau 10 KY KY TN
        Alvin T. son 7 KY KY TN
        Sarah Cantrell other 1 mo IL IL IL
      + 122 v. Mary Ann Sexton, born April 28, 1836 in Whitley Co., KY; died February 17, 1877 in Shelby Co., IL.
      123 vi. Lucinda Sexton (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996).), born Abt. 1839 in KY (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996.). She married James Clark January 06, 1857 in Monroe Co., IN (Source: (1) Indiana Marriages Through 1850 Indiana State Library, Genealogy Div.., (2) Monroe Co., IN Index to Marriage Records, Bk 3, P 293.); born Abt. 1828 in KY.
      Notes for Lucinda Sexton: I have not been able to find her after this marriage, however, I fina a Lucinda Clark married Aaron Anderson in Monroe Co., IN Oct 24, 1866 bk 4, p 489. Can't find them after that.
      + 124 vii. Nancy Sexton, born Abt. 1843 in KY.
      125 viii. Henry Hugh Sexton (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996).), born Abt. 1847 in Whitley Co., KY; died March 12, 1852 in Laurel river, Whitley, KY.
      Notes for Henry Sexton: Vital Records, Whitley Co., KY Death - SEXTON, Henry - 12 Mar 1852 - 4 yrs. - Flux - parents: James/Mary Sexton - Laurel River
    22. Frederick Free4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born December 16, 1791 in Grayson Co., VA (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996.), and died December 24, 1843 in Ashgrove, Shelby Co, Ill (Source: Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #5211, Date of Import: 25 May 1997). He married Mary Morgan (Source: (1) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), (July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996)., December 26, 1816 in Knox Co., Kentucky, daughter of William Morgan and Elizabeth Bobbitt. She was born May 29, 1800 in Whitley Co., KY, and died February 28, 1887 in Cochran's Creek, Shelby Co., Ill.

    Notes for Frederick Free Sexton:
    Abstract of will of Free Sexton in Probate Court Mar 31, 1843 died intestate, Polly and Perry named administrators. A sale held and estate o rdered to pay Polly 104.37; and 17.39 each to Morgan, Perry, Jane, Churchill, Joel, William, Betsy, Peggy, Caroline, Olly, Isaac and Greenberry.

    Whitley Co. Deed book 1 1:493 7 Dec 1833 from Free Sexon to Enoch Sexon to sell 190 a on Sp---
    1:494 17 Feb 1834 from Free Sexon of Sh(?) to Nathaniel Ward 190a on Spruce Creek
    At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County May term 1819 p 55
    Ordered that John Arthur Snr. and John Arthur Jr. be alloted to Daniel Morgans precinct and Two of the Magees. Daniel Targ, William Eatton [?], Prior Eatton, Free Sexson, Enoch Sexson, Robert Long, Mark Sumner, George Sumner, & Jeree Newton be alloted to work on the roade under Daniel Morgan leading from Rockcastle to Laurel river to work three days on said road when called on by the surveyor and to be Exept from working so many days on the rode the [they] have been heretofore alloted to.

    At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County Feb term 1820 P 85
    Ordered by the Court that Free Sexson be appointed a surveyor of a road leading from the Shallow ford of Laurel to the first forks of road leading to Barbourville in the room [in place] of Chrisley Grubb resigned and to keep the same in repair with the hands formerly belonged to sd Grubb.

    May term 1820
    Ordered by the court that Free Sexson be continued as Surveyor of the road from road from [sic] Nehemiah Sumners precinck to the Shallow ford above the mouth of Laurel river and he together with all the hand that he formerly had except William Sexson & Robert Long [?] to keep the same in repair.

    At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County Mar term 1822

    p. 171 Ordered that Free Sexson, William Sexson Jr. and Benjamin Eaton, James Helton and John H. Pemberton be allotted to Nehemiah Sumner to Keep his road in repair of which he ["is"] Overseer.

    Children of Frederick Sexton and Mary Morgan are:
      + 126 i. Morgan Free Sexton, born April 27, 1818 in Whitley Co., KY; died December 27, 1887 in Shelby Co., Illinois.
      + 127 ii. Wallace Perry Sexton, born August 28, 1820 in Whitley Co., KY; died November 07, 1900 in Windsor, Shelby Co., IL.
      + 128 iii. Greenbury R. Sexton, born May 01, 1822 in Whitley Co., KY; died November 28, 1916 in Arkansas ?.
      + 129 iv. Jane Sexton, born February 23, 1824 in Whitley Co., KY; died April 05, 1899 in Ashgrove, Shelby, Illinois.
      130 v. Churchwell Haywood Sexton, born March 04, 1826 in Whitley Co., KY; died February 08, 1852 in Ashgrove, Shelby, Illinois. He married Nancy Stradley January 02, 1851 in Shelby Co., IL (Source: Illinois State Archives Marriages Online, 1/ 38.); born (Source: Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #5211, Date of Import: 25 May 1997); died (Source: Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #5211, Date of Import: 25 May 1997).
      Notes for Nancy Stradley: I have a Nancy Sexson who md John T. Rose, Shelby CO., Feb 14, 1854. Probably her
      + 131 vi. Joel Curran Sexton, born March 20, 1828 in Whitley Co., KY.
      + 132 vii. William Alexander Sexton, born June 04, 1830 in Whitley Co., KY; died September 04, 1910 in Ashgrove, Shelby, Illinois.
      133 viii. Leah B. Sexton, born October 25, 1832 in Shelby Co., IL; died April 09, 1833 in Ashgrove, Shelby, Illinois.
      + 134 ix. Elizabeth Sexton, born May 13, 1834 in Shelby Co., IL; died January 13, 1919.
      + 135 x. Margaret Sexton, born June 22, 1836 in Shelby Co., IL; died January 05, 1918.
      + 136 xi. Caroline Sexton, born August 10, 1838 in Shelby Co. , IL; died January 23, 1913 in Shelby Co. , IL.
      + 137 xii. Olivia Sexton, born October 21, 1840 in Shelby Co., IL; died December 17, 1925.
      138 xiii. Isaac Free Sexton, born June 15, 1843 in Shelby Co., IL; died April 23, 1845 in Ashgrove, Shelby, Illinois.
    23. William Wallace4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born Abt. 1794 in Grayson Co., VA. He married Nancy Hixson September 21, 1815 in Knox Co., Kentucky (Source: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM), July 1996.). She was born September 10, 1795 in VA (Source: Tombstone.), and died September 09, 1868 in Knox Co., KY (Source: Tombstone.).

    Children of William Sexton and Nancy Hixson are:
      139 i. William Sexton, born Abt. 1816. He married Sarah Reeves February 03, 1852; born Abt. 1805 in Wake Co., NC.
      Notes for Sarah Reeves: from Sharlene
      William Sexton m. Sarah Reeves February 3, 1852 he is age 36 b. Whitley co. Sarah is 47 b. Wake co. NC by Robert Barton witness: John R. Helton & Thos G. Jeffreys
      + 140 ii. Preston Sexton, born Abt. 1817; died March 13, 1895 in Woodbine Depot, KY.
      + 141 iii. Hiram Sexton, born September 28, 1820 in Whitley Co., Kentucky; died February 19, 1902 in Whitley Co., KY.
      + 142 iv. Eliza J. Sexton, born October 07, 1822 in Ky; died August 16, 1883 in Indian Creek, Knox Co., KY
      + 143 v. Sarah Ann Sexton, born Abt. 1833 in KY.
      + 144 vi. Calvin C. Sexton, born March 22, 1835 in Whitley Co., KY; died June 20, 1922 in Knox Co., KY.
      + 145 vii. Nancy Jane Sexton, born February 24, 1836 in Whitley Co., Ky; died April 14, 1922 in Goldsbury,Macon, MO.
    24. Lemuel4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born January 15, 1799 in Grayson Co., VA, and died March 31, 1885 in Clearmont, Nodaway, Missouri.

    He married (1) Martha Davis October 06, 1816 in Knox Co., Kentucky (Source: Broderbund Software Disk 229 Marr Records Southern States.), daughter of John Davis and Rebecca Lovin. She was born Abt. 1798, and died January 15, 1827 in Monroe Co, In.

    He married (2) Jane Ross Abt. 1830, daughter of Thomas Ross. She was born Abt. 1795 in N. C., and died April 04, 1875 in Nodaway Co., Missouri.

    Notes for Lemuel Sexton:
      At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County Dec term 1819 P 78
      Ordered by the Court that Samuel [Lemuel] Sexson & Joel Sexson be exempt from paying County Levy for the year 1818.
    Notes for Martha Davis
      "I have a note from Patricia Patton that Abigail and Martha were sisters, daughters of John Davis and Rebecca Lovins. They were in Monroe Co, then moved to Boone Co IN. Not verified by me." (signed) Willis

      Her parents are not proven, but, in a handwritten note by Benjamin Swift Sexton, John Davis had a dtr, Patsey.
    Children of Lemuel Sexton and Martha Davis are:
      + 146 i. Elizabeth Sexton, born May 30, 1818 in Whitley Co., KY; died August 28, 1904 in Cabool, Texas Co., MO.
      + 147 ii. Permelia Sexton, born February 22, 1820 in Whitley Co., KY; died January 11, 1909.
      + 148 iii. William R. Sexton, born Abt. 1822 in Monroe Co., IN; died February 11, 1865 in Mattoon, Coles, IL.
      + 149 iv. Serene Sexton, born Abt. 1823 in Monroe Co., IN; died March 22, 1847 in Boone Co., IN.
      + 150 v. John Davis Sexton, born February 24, 1826 in Monroe Co., IN; died April 23, 1906 in Cass Co., MO.
      + 151 vi. Martha Sexton, born January 15, 1827 in Monroe Co., Indiana; died November 05, 1911 in Coles Co., IL.
    Children of Lemuel Sexton and Jane Ross are:
      152 i. Mark R. Sexton, born Abt. 1831 in Ind; died 1862 in In or IL??. He married (1) Rebecca McGill September 22, 1852 in Greene Co., IN (Source: Greene Co., IN Marriages, E, 349.); born Abt. 1834 in IN; died Bef. 1854. He married (2) Nancy C. Price May 18, 1854 in Shelby Co., IL (Source: Illinois State Archives Marriages Online, 1/ 39.); born Abt. 1836 in IL.
      Notes for Mark R. Sexton:
      A note on the web says he married Nancy Price in Greene Co., IN and that he died 1862 Greene Co. It says Nancy then married William Wesley Stone 1-5-1865 Greene co., IN and HE died in 1882 Dubois Co., IN I don't find Mark on the 1860 census for IL or IN: they didn't marry in Indiana, we find that marriage in IL.
      + 153 ii. James Harmon Sexton, born February 08, 1838 in Greene Co., IN; died May 23, 1931 in Skidmore, Nodaway, MO.
      + 154 iii. Freelove Sexton, born June 20, 1843 in IN; died May 25, 1912 in Nodaway Co., MO.
    25. Joel B.4 Sexton (William3 , John2 , Unknown1 ) was born August 17, 1801 in Grayson Co, Va, and died October 13, 1868 in Greene Co., IN. He married Abigail V. Davis September 01, 1822 in Monroe Co., In (Source: Indiana Marriages Through 1850 from Indiana State Library, Genealogical Dv..), daughter of John Davis and Rebecca Lovin. She was born December 18, 1805 in Whitley Co., Ky, and died February 07, 1884 in Greene Co., In.

    Notes for Joel B. Sexton:
      Came to IN in 1831

      At a county court holden for the Body of Whitley County Dec term 1819 P 78
      Ordered by the Court that Samuel Sexson & Joel Sexson be exempt from paying County Levy for the year 1818.

      From Early History of Greene co. 1875 In 1841...This year...Judge Joel B. Sexton appeared as associate judges...Judge Sexton will be remembered by many of the older citizens, although he has been dead several years. He settled at a very early day in Burlington township, and for many years was one of our leading men and best citizens.
    Notes for Abigail V. Davis:
      "I have a note from Patricia Patton that Abigail and Martha were sisters, daughters of John Davis and Rebecca Lovins. They were in Monroe Co, then moved to Boone Co IN. Not verified by me." Willis
    Children of Joel Sexton and Abigail Davis are:
      + 155 i. Rebecca Lovin Sexton, born February 13, 1823 in Whitley, Ky; died August 08, 1903 in Greene Co., IN.
      + 156 ii. Lemuel Boone Sexton, born October 16, 1824 in Whitley Co., Ky; died June 14, 1914 in Switz City, Greene Co., IN.
      + 157 iii. John Granville Sexton, born April 27, 1826 in Ky; died Bef. 1910 in Grant Co, Neb.
      158 iv. Isaac Free Sexton, born Abt. 1828 in Ind; died Bef. 1840.
      Notes for Isaac Free Sexton: He is not accounted for on the 1830 or 1840 census, must have died before 1830.
      + 159 v. Eliza Leah Sexton, born February 19, 1829 in Greene Co., IN; died August 12, 1919 in Bloomfield, Greene, IN.
      160 vi. William Alexander Sexton, born February 19, 1829 in Ind; died Bef. 1840.
      Notes for William Alexander Sexton: He is not accounted for on the 1830 or 1840 census, must have died before 1830.
      + 161 vii. Mary Ann Sexton, born July 07, 1831 in Ind; died January 05, 1900.
      162 viii. Permelia Jane Sexton, born Abt. 1833 in Ind; died Bef. 1840.
      Notes for Permelia Jane Sexton: She is not accounted for on 1840 census.
      163 ix. Gallena Rowan Sexton, born January 31, 1837; died Bef. 1840.
      Notes for Gallena Rowan Sexton: She is not accounted for on 1840 census.
      + 164 x. Olivia Ellen Sexton, born January 31, 1837 in Buena Vista, Franklin, Ind; died May 24, 1910 in Bloomfield, Greene, IN.
      + 165 xi. Joel Banton Sexton, born May 18, 1839 in Ind; died August 26, 1906 in Bloomfield, Greene, IN.
      166 xii. Carrol Speed Sexton, born December 07, 1842 in Ind; died February 24, 1863 in LaGrange, Tenn.
      Notes for Carrol Speed Sexton: Died unmarried. Enlisted in Co. C, 97th IN Vol Reg't, died of typhoid fever while soldier in Civil War, was brought home and buried at Storm Cem.
      + 167 xiii. Benjamin Swift Sexton, born March 04, 1845 in Greene Co., IN; died March 25, 1925.
    27. John4 Sexton (Benjamin3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1775. He married Elizabeth Ingram. She was born Abt. 1770 in MD.

    Child of John Sexton and Elizabeth Ingram is:
      + 168 i. Nancy Sexton.
    28. William4 Sexton (Benjamin3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1778 in VA. He married Mary Elizabeth Cock September 17, 1800 in Grayson Co., VA (Source: New River Notes online.). She was born Bet. 1770 - 1780.

    Children of William Sexton and Mary Cock are:
      + 169 i. James C. Sexton, born Abt. 1800 in Virginia; died October 1874 in Monroe Co., In.
      + 170 ii. Rebecca Sexton, born Abt. 1803 in Virginia.
      + 171 iii. William D. Sexton, born Abt. 1814 in KY.
      172 iv. Mary Sexton, born Abt. 1815 in KY. She married Fielding L. Richardson August 27, 1835 in Greene Co, Ind (Source: (1) Indiana Marriages Through 1850 from Indiana State Library, Genealogical Dv.., (2) Index to Marriage Records Greene Co., IN 1821-1920, Vol lll, Bk C, P 18.).
      + 173 v. Sarah Sexton, born Abt. 1820 in KY; died Abt. 1887 in Greene Co., IN.
      174 vi. Susannah Sexson. She married John Barker January 08, 1837 in Greene Co., IN (Source: Index to Marriage Records Greene Co., IN 1821-1920, Vol lll.).
    30. Judah4 Sexton (Benjamin3, John2, Unknown1) was born April 15, 1782. She married John Cox, son of James Cox and Anna.

    Children of Judah Sexton and John Cox are:
      175 i. Elizabeth Cox, born May 06, 1821 in Bath Co., KY. She married Thomas Pieratt.
      176 ii. John Cox. He married Susannah Groomes.
      177 iii. William Cox.
      178 iv. Benjamin Cox.
      179 v. Sarah Ann Cox.
      180 vi. Darinda Cox.
      181 vii. Cynthia Cox.
      182 viii. James Cox.
    31. Benjamin4 Sexton, Jr. (Benjamin3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1785 in VA. He married Rhoda. She was born Abt. 1788 in PA.

    Children of Benjamin Sexton and Rhoda are:
      + 183 i. James Henry5 Sexton, born Abt. 1819 in Bath Co., KY.
      184 ii. Mary Sexton, born Abt. 1828 in Bath Co., KY.
      185 iii. Preston Sexton, born Abt. 1834.
    34. Mary Ann4 Sexton (Benjamin3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1791. She married Solomon Cox, son of James Cox and Anna.

    Children of Mary Sexton and Solomon Cox are:
      186 i. Polly Cox.
      187 ii. William Cox.
      188 iii. John Cox.
      189 iv. Joshua Cox.
    39. Benjamin4 Sexton (John3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1783 in VA, and died Abt. 1816 in Grayson Co., VA. He married Nancy Taylor August 22, 1806 in Grayson Co., VA (Source: Grayson Co., VA Marriage Book 1.).

    Children of Benjamin Sexton and Nancy Taylor are:
      + 190 i. Enoch Sexton, born October 03, 1813 in Va; died August 07, 1890 in Hurst, Tarrant, TX.
      + 191 ii. Benjamin Franklin Sexton
    42. Elijah4 Sexton (John3, John2, Unknown1) was born Bet. 1789 - 1798.
    Child of Elijah Sexton is:
      + 192 i. William Pinkney Sexton.
    44. Hiram4 Sexton, Sr. (John3, John2, Unknown1) was born March 08, 1802. He married Serena.

    Children of Hiram Sexton and Serena are:
      193 i. George Sexton, born Abt. 1824. He married (1) Nancy. He married (2) Rutha Emaline Mysenger.
      + 194 ii. John Sexton, born Abt. 1825.
      195 iii. Miriah Ann Sexton, born Abt. 1830. She married William Cogdill.
      196 iv. William Nathan Sexton, born Abt. 1833.
      197 v. Sarah Sexton, born Abt. 1834.
      198 vi. Emeline Sexton, born Abt. 1835.
      199 vii. Samuel James Sexton, born Abt. 1838.
      + 200 viii. Hiram Sexton, Jr., born Abt. 1842; died Abt. 1907.
    49. Thornton4 Sexton (Pryor3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1784 in VA, and died 1870 in Ashe, NC. He married Easter Wallace.

    Children of Thornton Sexton and Easter Wallace are:
      + 201 i. Pryor Sexton, born Abt. 1810.
      202 ii. Rosamond Sexton, born Bef. 1810.
      203 iii. Katherine Sexton, born Bef. 1810.
      204 iv. William Sexton, born August 01, 1813.
      205 v. David Sexton, born February 22, 1823.
      206 vi. Nancy Sexton, born Abt. 1825.
      207 vii. Enoch Sexton, born Abt. 1826.
      208 viii. Hirman Sexton, born November 06, 1827.
      209 ix. Reuben Sexton, born Abt. 1832.
      210 x. Joseph Sexton, born Abt. 1835.
    50. William4 Sexton (Pryor3, John2, Unknown1)) was born Bet. 1784 - 1805 in VA, and died April 27, 1851 in Ashe, NC. He married Susannah Wallace. She was born Abt. 1790.

    Children of William Sexton and Susannah Wallace are:
      211 i. Leah Sexton.
      212 ii. William Sexton, born November 12, 1811
      213 iii. Nancy Sexton, born Abt. 1812.
      214 iv. Ruth Sexton, born November 14, 1814.
      215 v. Susanne Sexton, born March 18, 1822.
      216 vi. Calvin Sexton, born Abt. 1823.
      217 vii Josiah Sexton, born May 12, 1824.
      218 viii John Sexton, born Abt. 1825.
      219 ix. Elizabeth Sexton, born Abt. 1827.
    51. Leah4 Sexton (Pryor3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1785. She married Daniel Welsh.

    52. Ruth4 Sexton (Pryor3, John2, Unknown1) was born Abt. 1795 in Grayson Co., VA, and died July 08, 1869 in Grayson Co., VA. She married Burton Hawkins.

    Children of Ruth Sexton and Burton Hawkins are:
      221 i. Burton Hawkins, born Abt. 1819.
      222 ii. William Hawkins, born October 18, 1826.
      223 iii. Bluford Hawkins, born Abt. 1811.
      224 iv. Susanna Hawkins, born Abt. 1819.



    by Patricia O'Connor - Copywrite 1998; Revised Jun 9, 2001 & Revised Nov. 20, 2003




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