Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: John Vance
Born: 05 SEP 1796 in Greenville Dist, SC
Married: 1825/1828 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: before 1880 in Mitchell Co, NC
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Wife: Elizabeth Davis
Born: 24 SEP 1796 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 10 OCT 1883 in Mitchell Co, NC
Father: William Davis
Mother: Frances Carpenter
Spouses: William Vaughn
Children
01 (F): Barbara Vance
Born: 08 JAN 1828 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: after 1900 in Mitchell Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses: John Johnson
02 (M): William Vance
Born: 12 JAN 1831 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 1910 in Mitchell Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses: Elizabeth Franklin; Frances Matilda Carpenter
03 (M): Thomas Vance
Born: 04 JAN 1834 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 1834/1840 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Spouses:
04 (M): Flemming Vance
Born: 12 AUG 1837 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 02 APR 1918 in Avery Co, NC
Spouses: Frances Matilda Daniels

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05 (M): John W Vance
Born: 05 DEC 1841 in Yancey Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Died: 11 MAY 1917 in Avery Co, NC
Spouses: Lilly Ann Isaacs

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Additional Information

John Vance:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 4th Great Grand Uncle, by marriage to Elizabeth Davis.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!NOTE:Family data from old document (shared by Joanne Libera, Forest City, NC)
Memorandom (sic) of ages

1. John Vance was born September the 5 day 1796
2. Elisabeth Vaughn his wife was born September 24 day 1796
3. Alfred Vaughn was born October 25 day 1815
4. Frances Vaughn was born January 20 day 1818
5. Eleanor Vaughn was born September 24 day 1823
6. Nancy Vaughn was born June the 12 day 1824
7. Barbary Vance was born January 8 day 1828
8. William Vance was born July the 12 day 1831
9. Thomas Vance was born January the 4 day 1834
10. Flemmon Vance was born August the 12 day 1837
11. John Vance was born December the 5 day 1841


!CENSUS:1830 Burke Co., NC p. 195
John Vance age 20-29 (1800/10)
00011-12101
My analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 20-29 (1800/1810) = John Vance (1796)
1m 15-19 (1810/1815) = Alfred Vaughn (1815) step-son
1f 20-29 (1800/1810) = Elizabeth Davis Vaughn Vance (1796) wife
1f 10-14 (1815/1820) = Frances Vaughn (1818) step-dau
2f 5-9 (1820/1825) = 1. Eleanor Vaughn (1823) step-dau
"f 5-9 (1820/1825) = 2. Nancy Vaughn (1824) step-dau
1f 0-4 (1825/1830) = Barbary Vance (1828) dau;


!CENSUS:1840 Yancey Co., NC p. 269
John Vance age 40-49 (1790/1800)
1100001-0011001
My analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 40-49 (1790/1800) = John Vance (1796)
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = William Vance (1831) son
1m 0-4 (1835/1840) = Flemmon Vance (1837) son
1f 40-49 (1790/1800) = Elizabeth Davis Vaughn Vance (1796) wife
1f 15-19 (1820/1825) = Nancy Vaughn (1824) step-dau
1f 10-14 (1825/1830) = Barbary Vance (1828) dau;


!TAXLIST:1840 Yancey Co, NC Captain Vance's Company - John VANCE, 130a, $150, 1 white poll, $.75 1/2 tax due;


!TAXLIST:1841 Yancey Co, NC Captain Swan's Company - John VANCE, 130a, $150, 0 white polls;


!COURT:Spring 1848 Yancey Co, NC- Revaluation of Property value - North Toe River District - John VANCE from $25 to 16 2/3;


!CENSUS:1850 Watauga Co., NC Watauga # 474/478
John Vance 54 Farmer $130 NC
Elizabeth 54
William 19
Fleming 14
John 8;


!CENSUS:1860 Watauga Co., NC Mountain Home Dist, Cranberry Forge & Valley Cruces PO # 371/267
John Vance 64 Farmer $1000/590 SC
Elizabeth 64 NC
John 17*
* Age overwritten and hard to read.;


!CENSUS:1870 x

Elizabeth Davis:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 4th Great Grand Aunt.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!NOTE:Family data from old document (shared by Joanne Libera, Forest City, NC)
Memorandom (sic) of ages

1. John Vance was born September the 5 day 1796
2. Elisabeth Vaughn his wife was born September 24 day 1796
3. Alfred Vaughn was born October 25 day 1815
4. Frances Vaughn was born January 20 day 1818
5. Eleanor Vaughn was born September 24 day 1823
6. Nancy Vaughn was born June the 12 day 1824
7. Barbary Vance was born January 8 day 1828
8. William Vance was born July the 12 day 1831
9. Thomas Vance was born January the 4 day 1834
10. Flemmon Vance was born August the 12 day 1837
11. John Vance was born December the 5 day 1841


!CENSUS:1800 Burke Co., NC p. 742
William Davis age 45+ (bef 1755)
10001-21110-0-0
Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 45+ (bef 1755) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 0-9 (1790/1800) = John Davis (1798) son
1f 26-44 (1755/1774) = Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 16-25 (1774/1784) = Daughter (Betsy, Mary or Sarah)
1f 10-15 (1784/1790) = Daughter (Betsy, Mary or Sarah)
2f 0-9 (1790/1800) = 1. Nancy Davis (c1795) daughter
"f 0-9 (1790/1800) = 2. Elizabeth Davis (1796) daughter;


!CENSUS:1810 Burke Co., NC p. 320
William Davis age 45+ (bef 1765)
21001-22011-0-0
My Analysis (who each person might be):
1m 45+ (bef 1765) = William Davis (1730/40)
1m 10-15 (1794/1800) = John Davis (1798) son
2m 0-9 (1800/1810) = 1. Jacob Davis (1801) son
"m 0-9 (1800/1810) = 2. Thomas Davis (c1805) son
1f 45+ (bef 1765) Frances Carpenter Davis (1771) wife
1f 26-44 (1765/1784) = Daughter (Betsy, Mary or Sarah)
2f 10-15 (1794/1800) = 1. Nancy Davis (c1795) daughter
"f 10-15 (1794/1800) = 2. Elizabeth Davis (1796) daughter
2f 0-9 (1800/1810) = 1. Margaret Davis (c1804) daughter
"f 0-9 (1800/1810) = 2. Frances Davis (1808) daughter;


!MARRIAGE BOND: 2 Sep 1814 Burke Co., NC
William Vaughan & Elizabeth Davis
J. Davenport, bm;


!NOTE:Most histories show Elizabeth Davis's first husband as "John" Vaughn, but the above record proves otherwise.;


!CENSUS:1820 Rutherford Co., NC p. 385*
William Vaughn age 45+ (bef 1775)
411301-10010-0-0
My Analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 45+ (bef 1775) = William Vaughn
3m 16-25 (1794/1804) = 1. Son?
"m 16-25 (1794/1804) = 2. Son?
"m 16-25 (1794/1804) = 3. Son?
1m 16-17 (1802/1804) = * same as one of above
1m 10-15 (1804/1810) = Son?
4m 0-9 (1810/1820) = 1. Son?
"m 0-9 (1810/1820) = 2. Son?
"m 0-9 (1810/1820) = 3. Son?
"m 0-9 (1810/1820) = 4. Alfred Vaughn (1815) son
1f 26-44 (1775/1794) = Elizabeth Davis Vaughn (1796) wife
1f 0-9 (1810/1820) = Frances Vaughn (1818) dau
* Not certain same William, but only William Vaughn/Vaughan in the region. I think he is in the section of Rutherford that later became McDowell County, but I am not certain.;


!CENSUS:1830 Burke Co., NC p. 195
John Vance age 20-29 (1800/10)
00011-12101
My analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 20-29 (1800/1810) = John Vance (1796)
1m 15-19 (1810/1815) = Alfred Vaughn (1815) step-son
1f 20-29 (1800/1810) = Elizabeth Davis Vaughn Vance (1796) wife
1f 10-14 (1815/1820) = Frances Vaughn (1818) step-dau
2f 5-9 (1820/1825) = 1. Eleanor Vaughn (1823) step-dau
"f 5-9 (1820/1825) = 2. Nancy Vaughn (1824) step-dau
1f 0-4 (1825/1830) = Barbary Vance (1828) dau;


!NAMED-WILL: 9 May 1836 Yancey Co., NC Book 1, p. 353 William Davis
daughters - Betsy Cantrel, Sally Rowan, heirs of Polly Browning, my children by my 1st wife
wife Frances
five daughters Nancy Burleson, Elizabeth Vance, Margaret Wise, Franky Burleson and Rachel Davis
my children: Nancy Burleson, Elizabeth Vance, John Davis, Margaret Wise, Thomas Davis, Franky Burleson and Rachel Davis.


!CENSUS:1840 Yancey Co., NC p. 269
John Vance age 40-49 (1790/1800)
1100001-0011001
My analysis (who each person *might* be)
1m 40-49 (1790/1800) = John Vance (1796)
1m 5-9 (1830/1835) = William Vance (1831) son
1m 0-4 (1835/1840) = Flemmon Vance (1837) son
1f 40-49 (1790/1800) = Elizabeth Davis Vaughn Vance (1796) wife
1f 15-19 (1820/1825) = Nancy Vaughn (1824) step-dau
1f 10-14 (1825/1830) = Barbary Vance (1828) dau;


!NAMED-ESTATE:1849 William Davis Graham Co., NC, 35 pp.
From: North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979 Graham County, from familysearch.org.

- 24 Jul 1849 Received of William Davis, Adm with the Will annexed of Wm Davis deceased the following property in ... (much furniture, livestock and other personal property named) ... and the sum of one hundred and eighty eight dollars all of which is in full of my share of the estate of said William Davis Deceased. John (X) Vance, Elizabeth (X) Vance. Attest: B. Wise.

- 24 Jul 1849 Know all men by these presents that we
Nancy Burleson
Elisabeth Vance
John Davis
Jacob Davis
Thomas Davis
Margaret Wise
Franky Burleson
Rachel Davis
are held and formally bound unto William Davis administrator with the Will annexed of William Davis deceased in the penal sum of Three thousand dollars to which payment to be made and done we bind ourselves and heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by these presents.
The condition ... last Will was administered to probate at the July Term of Yancey County Court and the above bounded Nancy Burleson and others is the legatees named in the said Will and ... received following titles of property to which they are entitled ... $188.28 in full of our shares in property and cash ...
S: John (X) Vance
S: John (X) Davis
S: Wilson Burleson
S: Nancy (X) Burleson
S: Margaret (X) Wise
Attest: B. Wise, G. W. Davis, Tilman Blalock.

We Tilmon Blalock, Joseph Pyatt and Arthur Erwin being chosen by the heirs and legatees of William Davis dec met at the house of William Davis this 23 Jul 1849 a majority of the heirs being present it was agreed that the property notes judgments cash should be vallued as cash and divided accordingly. We find that after paying all the expenses against said estate there would be a sum of $188.28 of cash ...
Also leaves in hands of the administrator William Davis Jr, with the Will annexed the following sums bequethed to the other heirs of the first wife
Sally Rowen thirty dollars
the heirs of Polly Browning one dollar
Betsy Cantrel one dollar

The following is a true account of all the heirs of William Davis deceased, to wit
John Vance due the Estate $117.14. Good debts and cash $188.28. Bad debts $9.13. Total due in good debts and cash $71.14.;


!CENSUS:1850 Watauga Co., NC Watauga # 474/478
John Vance 54 Farmer $130 NC
Elizabeth 54
William 19
Fleming 14
John 8;


!CENSUS:1860 Watauga Co., NC Mountain Home Dist, Cranberry Forge & Valley Cruces PO # 371/267
John Vance 64 Farmer $1000/590 SC
Elizabeth 64 NC
John 17*
* Age overwritten and hard to read.;


!CENSUS:1870 x


!NOTES:Heirs of William Davis named in 1873/1874 Probate Court Records regarding A. D. Childs vs. Estate of Samuel Carpenter regarding land. Heirs named over several documents in summons dated 4 Oct 1873. The summons commanded them all to appear at Mitchell court the 3rd Monday of November Next (1873) to show cause why they did not acknowledge a deed from them to A. D. Childs. The other heirs of Samuel Carpenter were mentioned elsewhere in the same set of records.
From: Estate of Samuel Carpenter, North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979 Mitchell County, via FamilySearch.org, 26 pp
(anything in [brackets] below are comments by me, and not part of original record)

- 4 Oct 1873 to Sheriff of Mitchell County summons for:
John Wise, Rachel Dellinger, Sarah An Shook, Francis Brewer, Susan Clark, Eliza Mace, Thomas Wise, Newton Wise, Mrs. Francis Burleson, Mrs. Elizabeth Vance, John Davis, Thomas Davis
Sheriff complied except as to Franky Brewer and Thomas Davis, not found.;


!CENSUS:1880 Mitchell Co., NC Toe River # 193/181
John Vance 38 M Farmer NC-NC-NC
Lillia 34 Wife M Keeping House
Julia 10 dau
Rhoda 9 dau
Robert 7 son
Edgar L. 5 son
Zebulon 2 son
Elizabeth 85 mother Wd NC-VA-VA;


!OBITUARY:"Uncle Jake Carpenter's Anthology of Death" - (some punctuation added)
"Lis Vance ag 82 dide oc 10 1883. She work hard in feld. Mad corn.";

(03) Thomas Vance:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 1st cousin, 5 times removed.;


!REFERENCE:
http://www.martygrant.com/
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/davis/


!DISCUSSION GROUP (Free) for those researching the William & Frances (Carpenter) Davis family:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WilliamDavis/


!NOTE:Family data from old document (shared by Joanne Libera, Forest City, NC)
Memorandom (sic) of ages

1. John Vance was born September the 5 day 1796
2. Elisabeth Vaughn his wife was born September 24 day 1796
3. Alfred Vaughn was born October 25 day 1815
4. Frances Vaughn was born January 20 day 1818
5. Eleanor Vaughn was born September 24 day 1823
6. Nancy Vaughn was born June the 12 day 1824
7. Barbary Vance was born January 8 day 1828
8. William Vance was born July the 12 day 1831
9. Thomas Vance was born January the 4 day 1834
10. Flemmon Vance was born August the 12 day 1837
11. John Vance was born December the 5 day 1841


!CENSUS:1840 x
* Apparently died young.;

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