m. Abt. 1775
Facts and Events
Information on John Childress
Name: John CHILDRESS , Jr Sex: M ALIA: Childers /Childris/ Birth: 2 DEC 1759 in Albemarle County, Virginia Death: 11 JAN 1849 in Knox County, Tennessee Census: 1787 Pg 172, Captain Thomas Farguson's Dist, Wilkes Co., NC. Census: 1783 Head of Families - Virginia, 1783, Amherst County Census: 1785 Head of Families - Virginia, Amherst County Census: 1790 Pg 149, 1st Company, Wilkes County, NC Burial: Mount Harmony Baptist Church Cemetary, Knox County, Tennessee Military Service: BET 1778 AND 1781 Revolutionary War, Pvt VA Line Event: Tax List 1806 Knox County, Tennessee Event: Pension 1835 TN Pension List - 1835 - John Childress, Pvt VA Line, $31.66 Annual Allowance, $94.98 received, start May 3, 1833, Age 74 Note: DAR PATRIOT INDEX - Centenial Edition, Part 1, Page 555 - CHILDRESS, John: b 12-2-1759 VA d 1-11-1849 TN m X Pvt VA PNSR
GENEALOGOCAL ABSTRACTS OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION FILES - Volume I: A-E, Page 623, CHILDRESS, John, S2423, VA Line, sol was b 2 Dec 1759 in Albemarle County VA & lived there a short time & moved to Amherst County, VA & lived there at enl & 1785 or 1786 moved to Burke County, NC for 1 year then moved to Wilkes County, NC for 7 or 8 years then to Knox County, TN & appl there 9 Jan 1833. Extracted by James White, The National Historical Publishing Company, Waynesboro, TN 1990
In the 1785 Virginia Heads Of Families, Amherst County, John Childress (5 White People) is listed next that of James Edmundson
John Childress was the executor of his father-in-law, James Edmundson's, Will and purchases items from his estate sale on 25 September, 1793. As Executor Of James Edmundson's estate he filed an account of the estate sale in Wilkes County Court on 2 May 1794. He also enherited under the will the sum of 4 pounds and a cow and her year old calf.
The 1784-1787 NC State Census for Wilkes County, NC lists John Childress (Childris) as head-of-household consisting of 1 WM (21-60), 3 WM (under 21 & over 60), and 2 WF (all ages).
The 1790 Federal Census for Wilkes County, North Carolina, lists John Childress (Childers) as head-of-household consisting of 1 WM (21-60), 3 WM (under 21 & over 60), and 3 WF (all ages).
John and his second wife, Elizabeth Lindsey had seven children: Robert, William, Lucretia, Robert Lindsey, Sally, Elizabeth and Mary Ann.
Father: John CHILDRESS , Sr b: 1735 in Goochland County, Virginia Mother: Rachael PERKINS b: BET 1730 AND 1740 in Albemarle County, Virginia
Marriage 1 Lucreta EDMUNDSON b: UNKNOWN in Probably Augusta County, Virginia Married: BEF 1775 in Amherst County, Virginia Children
James CHILDRESS b: 1775 in Amherst County, Virginia John CHILDRESS III b: 1777 in Amherst County, Virginia
Marriage 2 Elizabeth LINDSEY b: ABT 1755 in Amherst County, Virginia Married: ABT 1779 in Amherst County, Virginia
Possible Childress Relatives in Augusta County, VA Records