FFF~Week #46

Ancestor: My paternal 3rd-great-grandfather (John T. Pendergrass)

Facts:

  1. Born 9 April 1833.
  2. Son of Jesse Pendergrass and Ann Witt.
  3. Was married first to Annie Donaldson.
  4. Married Elizabeth Ray around 1862 (birth of oldest child).
  5. Died 28 May 1921 in Putnam Co, Tennessee.

Found info here.

FFF~Week #43

Ancestor: My paternal 3rd-great-grandmother (Annie L. Gentry)

Facts:

  1. Born 18 June 1826 in Jackson County, Tennessee.
  2. Married Larkin F. Harris.
  3. Daughter of Robert Gentry and Nancy Harris (Nancy possibly a sister to Joseph Harris, Larkin’s father).
  4. Died 29 July 1908 in Putnam County, Tennessee.
  5. ??  Need to do more research!

Info found on FindAGrave.com Memorial #39955645.

FFF~Week #42

Ancestor: My paternal 3rd-great-grandfather (Larkin F. Harris)

Facts:

  1. Born 13 February 1824 in Tennessee.
  2. Son of Joseph Harris and Sarah Richardson.
  3. Married Annie L. Gentry around 1848 (birth of first child).
  4. Died 26 June 1913 in Putnam County, Tennessee.
  5. ?? Need to research more!

FFF~Week #41

Ancestor: My paternal 3rd-great-grandmother (Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Shanks)

Facts:

  1. Born 13 February 1826 in Fauquier County, Virginia.
  2. Betsy was the daughter of William Shanks and Margaret Maddux.
  3. She married David Wood Maxwell on 2 June 1844 in Jackson County, Tennessee.
  4. She had 10 children:  Martha Ann, Margaret Frances, Joel Whitten, Jane Elizabeth, William Cullom, James Thomas, Tennessee Belle, Laura Josephine, Andrew McClain, and David Wood Jr.
  5. Died 9 May 1888 in Putnam County, TN.

Info obtained from here.

FFF~Week #40

Ancestor: My paternal 3rd-great-grandfather (David Wood Maxwell)

Facts:

  1. Born 5 March 1822 near Baxter in Jackson County, Tennessee (now Putnam County).
  2. Married Mary Elizabeth (“Betsy”) Shanks on 2 June 1844 in Jackson County, TN.
  3. Son of Samuel and Martha A. (Patton) Maxwell.
  4. Served in the Civil War for the Confederacy as a private, probably with the 1st Tennessee Light Artillery Battalion.
  5. Died on 24 August 1869 in Putnam County, TN.

Info found here.