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Subject: [Childress Research] Re: [CHILDRESS] W. D. Childress- Tenn/ Ala 18
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 13:02:32 EDT
Sorry I did not get right back to you. Been extremely busy and have spent
little time on my hobby lately.
Here is basically my Childress line.
John Childress b. 1770-1780 in Va. d. 1840-1850 m. Polly Kirby b. in Va.
children: 1. Joel Childress b. 1798 in Knox Cty, Tenn
m. Nancy Clark b. 1805 in Va.
2. Richard Childress b. 1800 in Knox Cty, Tn.
m. Rebecca "Becka" White on 5/25/1819 in
Knox Cty, Tenn
3. Robert Childress b. 1806 in Knox Cty, Tn. d. 8/9/1857
m. Delila ? ? Abt 1830 in Jackson Cty, Al
4. Rebecca Childress b. 1807 Knox Cty, Tn
d. 1850-1860 in Scottsboro,
Jackson Cty., Alabama
m. James Russell abt. 1827 in Jacksson Cty,
5. ? ? Childress b. 1810-1813 Knox Cty,Tn
6. ? ? Childress b. 1810-1814 Knox Cty, Tn
7. John Kirby Childress b. 11/6/1815
d. 11/24/1897 in
Scottoboro,Jackson Cty, Alabama
m. Ruth Burgess abt 1840 in Jackson Cty,
8. Eliza Childress b. 1818 in Tenn d. 1851 in Jackson
m. Asa Russell Green abt 1834-1835
The Children of Joel Childress and Nancy Clark:
1. John Childress b. 1832 in Alabama
2. Laura Childress b. 7/1836 in Alabama Buried in Klondike, Texas
m. John M. Burgess in Dec 1857 in Jackson Cty, Alabama
children: Sarah V. Burgess b. 1859 died as an
James Edward Burgess b. 1861 d. ??
m. Ima Ophelia Spencer b.
3. Sarah Childress b. 1838 in Alabama
4. Nancy Ann Childress b. 1840 in Alabama m. V. E. Scott
5. Joseph Childress b. 1844 in Alabama
6. Caldonia Childress b. 1847 in Alabama m. Sam Shook ???????
I am descended from Laura Childress and John M Burgess. They were married Dec
31, 1857 in Jackson Co.Laura came to TX in 1874 according to her confederate
pension application. I know that John M Burgess and Laura Childress Burgess
lived in AR for a period of time as their children were born there, and he
died there during the Civil War in Ft Smith AR. They also at some point lived
with Laura's sister Nancy Childress Jones in Wood Co TX .
Do any of these connect to you,