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Husband: Willis Finklea
Born: 1794/1800 in Georgetown Dist, SC (now Marion Co, SC)
Married: 1826/1833 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: 1842/1850 in Monroe Co, AL
Father: John C Finklea
Mother: Mercy Crawford
Spouses: Mary Tart
Wife: Margaret Bethea
Born: 1811/02 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: after 1880 in Marion Co, SC
Father: Phillip Bethea
Mother: Rachel Cockrane
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Lucinda Finklea
Born: 1832/03 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: in TX
Spouses: John T Kinney
02 (F): Sarah Finklea
Born: 1834/05 in Monroe Co, AL
Died: 15 JAN 1901 in Marion Co, SC
Spouses: Cyrus B Haselden
03 (M): Capt James C Finklea
Born: 1835/06 in Monroe Co, AL
Died: after 1880 in Marion Co, SC
Spouses: Kyle; Mary E Hunt
04 (M): William Finklea
Born: 1838/09 in Monroe Co, AL
Died:
Spouses:
05 (F): Margaret Agnes Finklea
Born: 1841/02 in Monroe Co, AL
Died: MAR 1882 in Marion Co, SC
Spouses:
Additional Information

Willis Finklea:

Notes:

!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);

!CENSUS:1820;

!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
Sarah Tart
Jane Tart
Susanna Tart
Enos Tart
Nathan 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 ...
...;

!CENSUS:1830;

!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 *;

!CENSUS:1850;

!NAMED:27 Sep 1855 Marion Co, SC Equity Roll # 247, page 81, Susanna Tart.
Heirs:
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;

Margaret Bethea:

Notes:

!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 *;

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