Jesse Shelton and His Pegram Plantation

Jesse Shelton, my sixth-great-grandfather, once owned a plantation in present-day Pegram, Cheatham County, Tennessee. His land was on Turner Creek and the Big Harpeth River according to his 1809 deed. The below map marks that spot and has an estimate of what his 640-acre spread (one square mile) might have looked like to help you …

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James Gainous Sr.

This is a closer look at James Gainous Sr., who lived part of his life in Robertson County, Tennessee. The Gainous family's surname was spelled various ways in records: Gainus, Gaines, Gainuss, Gainess, Gains, etc. Special thanks to Rick Tidwell for his extensive research on the Gainous family! Wife James' wife (or wives!) are unknown. …

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John Aaron of Stewart County, Tennessee

I have spent years working on the branches of my Aaron family tree. My search points to John Aaron of Stewart County, Tennessee being my fourth-great-grandfather, although I do not have documented proof. In the timeline below, I have used records to document what I have uncovered so far about John. Records Timeline Before 1787 …

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Dunn Records in Early Stewart County, Tennessee

Below you'll find my records timeline for people with the surname Dunn who lived in the early day of Stewart County, Tennessee. Names Mentioned *Dunns or married into the Dunn family William Davis Aaron Dunn Benjamin Dunn Elisabeth Dunn Elizabeth Dunn Davis George Dunn James Dunn John Dunn Josiah Dunn Susannah Dunn Pugh Henry Pugh …

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Frederick Smith Research, Stewart County, Tennessee

This page is to document records pertaining to Frederick Smith who died in Stewart County, Tennessee in early 1815. Records Timeline 1808 - Frederick Smith and Samuel A. Smith are on the tax list in Capt. Elliott's Company. (Stewart County, Tennessee Settlements, Wills and Bonds, 1804 - 1824, by Jim Long) 1809 - Frederick Smith, …

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