Husband: Willis Finklea
Wife: Margaret Bethea
04 (M): William Finklea
Born: 1838/09 in Monroe Co, AL
05 (F): Margaret Agnes Finklea
Born: 1841/02 in Monroe Co, AL
Died: MAR 1882 in Marion Co, SC
!NOTE:According to Sellers, Willis was a drunk, and his father-in-law came and took Margaret Bethea Finklea back to Marion Co, SC from Monroe Co, AL, and that Willis died shortly after that;
!CENSUS:1800 * Marion Dist, SC pg 444/788 w/John FINKLEA Junr age 0-9 (1790/1800);
!CENSUS:1810 * Marion Dist, SC pg 84/27 w/John FINKLEA age 10-15 (1794/1800);
!NAMED-PROBATE ROLL # 751 Marion Co., SC Enos Tart 1829
Susanna Tart and John C. Finklea, adm 20 Jan 1829
5 Oct 1829 Summons to -
Susannah Tart wife of intestate Enos Tart
Thomas E. Tart, children of said intestate,
Elizabeth Kirvin and
Hardy Fincklea, Aquilla Fincklea, and Mary Jane Finklea children of Polly, wife of Willis Finklea who was dau of said intestate,
1/3 to Susanna Tart
remaining 2/3rds to Telatha Avant, Elizabeth Kirvin, Sarah Tart, Jane Tart, Susannah Tart, Enos Tart, Nathan Tart, Thomas E. Tart and
Hardy Finklea, Aquilla Finklea and Mary Jane Finklea children of said Willis and Polly Finklea.
... Enos A. Finklea [appears to be same person as Aquilla]
4 Aug 1830 Summons to Eli Avant and Telatha his wife vs Susannah Tart ...
!NAMED:Marion Co, SC Probate Roll # 751 (Vol II, page 92-94) - Enos Tart, deceased.
Heirs mentioned in document dated 4 Aug 1830
Children: Telatha Avant, wife of Eli Avant, Elizabeth Kirvin, Sarah Tart, Jane Tart, Susannah Tart, Enos Tart, Nathan Tart, Thomas E. Tart,
Grandchildren: Hardy Fincklea, Mary Jane Finklea, children of Polly, wife of Willis Finklea, daughter of intestate.
!CENSUS:1840 * Monroe Co, AL pg 239 Willis FINKLEA *;
!NAMED:27 Sep 1855 Marion Co, SC Equity Roll # 247, page 81, Susanna Tart.
Children: Martha J. Tart wife of Evander J. Moody; Susannah Brown, deceased; Mary Tart, deceased, wife of Willis Finklea; Sarah Tart, deceased, wife of --- Inman; Elizabeth Tart, wife of Alfred Kirven and later Elias Townsend. Nathan J. Tart, deceased;
Grandchildren: Mary E. Brown wife of Samuel S. Lamb, William Henry Brown Jr, children of Susannah Tart who married William Henry Brown Sr;
Aquilla Finklea, John H. Finklea and --- Finklea wife of Joseph Packer, children of Mary Tart, and Willis Finklea;
William Inman, son of Sarah Inman, deceased;
!REFERENCE:"A History of Marion County, South Carolina" by W.W. Sellers, Esq.
1902. Pg 395 - 421;
!CENSUS:1850 * Marion Dist, SC # 1301/1306 *;
!CENSUS:1860 * Marion Dist, SC # 1408 *;
!CENSUS:1870 * Marion Co, SC Bethea # 39 *;
!CENSUS:1880 * Marion Co, SC Bethea # 4 *;
Revised: February 02, 2019
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