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James Arnold - 1720 England

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James Eldredge Arnold
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Jessie Lonnie Arnold

Descendants of James Arnold

 

Generation No. 1

1. JAMES1 ARNOLD was born Abt. 1720 in England, and died in South Carolina, USA.

Notes for JAMES ARNOLD:

19th October 1781 Cornwallis’ army marched out of Yorktown and surrendered.

Our James Arnold was there.

JAMES ARNOLD - d. Gloucester, VA or South Carolina?. "Is said to have been born in England, came to the United States with his parents and settled in Virginia. Served in the Revolutionary War and was at the Battle of Yorktown when Cornwallis surrendered. Married in Virginia and moved to Spartanburg, SC where he raised a large family". (src. "Texas and Texans", Vol. 3, pg. 1213; by Frank W. Johnson; American Historical Society, 1914).

Children of JAMES ARNOLD are:

2. i. ABSOLAM2 ARNOLD, b. Abt. 1750, Virginia.

ii. JAMES ARNOLD, m. MARY BLUNDELL.

3. iii. JOHN A. ARNOLD, b. Abt. 1760, Glocester, Virginia; d. 23 Nov 1813, Spartanburg Dist, South Carolina, USA.

 

Generation No. 2

2. ABSOLAM2 ARNOLD (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1750 in Virginia. He married CERENA ATHANETTE.

Notes for ABSOLAM ARNOLD:

"Absalom Arnold - 1845 Tippah Co. Census

NOTE: Absalom Arnold was born in Virginia and married Cerina Athanot. They left Virginia and settled in the Spartanburg County, South Carolina area with brother, John Arnold (wife was Nancy Mitchum). Both are found in Spartanburg County in the late 1700's. Sometime after 1840, there was a great migration of Arnolds from South Carolina and this is when Absalom Arnold left South Carolina and moved to Mississippi."

Child of ABSOLAM ARNOLD and CERENA ATHANETTE is:

i. CERENA ATHANATTE3 ARNOLD, b. 1820, Greene, Tennessee, USA; d. 08 Oct 1902, Tippah Country, Mississippi; m. JOHN MARTIN FINGER, 1839, Greene, Tennessee, USA; b. 19 Jan 1813, Rutherford, Tennessee, USA; d. 28 Oct 1882, Benton, Mississippi.

Notes for CERENA ATHANATTE ARNOLD:

TIPPAH COUNTY MISSISSIPPI CONNECTING FAMILY's

Children Sex Birth

Sara Finger F

Sarah Elizabeth Finger M 1841 in Greene, [county], Tennessee, USA

James Henry Finger M 23 Oct 1842 in Ripley, Tippah, Mississippi, USA

Daniel Strickland Finger M 10 Mar 1847 in [city], Tippah, Mississippi, USA

William Weeden Finger M 22 Feb 1849 in Tippah, [county], Mississippi, USA

Thomas Jefferson Finger M Mar 1852 in Tippah, [county], Mississippi, USA

John Thompson Finger M 3 May 1854 in Tippah, [county], Mississippi, USA

Simon Spight Finger M 1 Apr 1856 in Tippah, [county], Mississippi, USA

Martin Luther Finger M 7 Dec 1858 in Tippah, [county], Mississippi, USA

 

More About CERENA ATHANATTE ARNOLD:

Burial: Black Jack Cemetery,Benton,MS

 

3. JOHN A.2 ARNOLD (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1760 in Glocester, Virginia, and died 23 Nov 1813 in Spartanburg Dist, South Carolina, USA. He married NANCY ARNESS MITCHUM 1785 in Virginia, daughter of GEORGE MITCHUM. She was born 11 Apr 1776 in Tennessee, and died 30 Apr 1856 in Arp, Smith, Texas.

Notes for JOHN A. ARNOLD:

John Arnold - b. abt. 1760 Gloucester, Virginia; d. November 23, 1813 Spartanburg Co., South Carolina. Married Nancy Exertrix MITCHUM (daughter of George Mitchum) before 1785 in Virginia. John and Nancy moved to Spartanburg Co., SC around 1803. About 1816, after John Arnold died, widowed Nancy and children moved to Madison Co., Alabama, bringing eight negroes and personal property. On June 30, 1818, Nancy married Thomas HASLIP, who lived in Franklin Co., TN. She moved there also. In the summer or fall of 1820, Nancy seperated from Thomas Haslip and returned to Madison Co., Alabama. Thomas Haslip died in Tennessee. John and Nancy Arnold lived in Madison Co., Alabama and then Henderson Co., Tennessee. (src. Chancery Record "B" Page 84 of Madison Couty, Alabama).

 

 

William Arnold b: 1785 in VA

Frances Arnold b: 2 FEB 1788 in VA

James Arnold b: 25 DEC 1788 in VA

Nancy Arnold b: 8 OCT 1789 in VA

Willis Arnold b: 15 DEC 1792 in VA

Lucy B. Arnold b: 15 APR 1794 in VA

Mary (Polly) Arnold b: 1803 in VA

Sarah (Sallie) Arnold b: ABT. 1807 in VA

George Mitchum Arnold b: ABT. 1807 in SC

Children of JOHN ARNOLD and NANCY MITCHUM are:

4. i. WILLIAM3 ARNOLD, b. 1785, Lee, Virginia; d. 15 Aug 1830, Henderson, Tennessee, USA.

ii. FRANCES ARNOLD, b. 02 Feb 1788, VA; d. Oct 1862, Smith Country, Texas; m. RICHARD JR. SHACKELFORD; b. 26 Jun 1787, SC; d. Nov 1867.

Notes for FRANCES ARNOLD:

Emily Shackelford

Elliott Shackelford

Harriett Shackelford

Alford Shackelford

Lucy Ann Shackelford

Willis Shackelford

Lude P. Shackelford

Nancy Anne Shackelford

Sarah Elizabeth Shackelford

Mary (Polly) Shackelford

5. iii. JAMES ARNOLD, b. 25 Dec 1788, Virginia, USA; d. 22 Sep 1872, Jacks Creek, Henderson, Tennessee, USA.

iv. NANCY ARNOLD, b. 08 Oct 1789, VA; d. 15 Aug 1879, Tennessee, USA; m. SAMUEL A. ALLEN, 20 Sep 1817, Madison Country, AL.; b. 1787, VA.

Notes for NANCY ARNOLD:

Lucy Allen

Martha Allen

Charlotte Allen

Nancy M. Allen

Sarah Allen

 

More About NANCY ARNOLD:

Burial: Fryes Point, Chester Co., TN

v. WILLIS ARNOLD, b. 15 Dec 1792, VA; d. 16 Feb 1867, Henderson, Tennessee, USA; m. CHARLOTTE FARROW, 1813, Spartanburg Country, SC.

More About WILLIS ARNOLD:

Burial: Unity Cem., Jacks Creek, Chester Co., TN

vi. LUCY B. ARNOLD, b. 15 Apr 1794, VA; d. 07 May 1869, Tippah Country, MS; m. JONATHAN CROOK, 1813; b. 1790, Spartanburg Country, SC; d. 27 May 1871, Tippah Country, MS.

Notes for LUCY B. ARNOLD:

Children

John A. Crook b: 1 FEB 1815 in Spartanburg Co., SC

James Williams Crook b: 13 MAR 1816 in Spartanburg Co., SC

Nancy M. Crook b: 29 APR 1819 in Spartanburg Co., SC

Mary (Polly) G. Crook b: 22 AUG 1821 in Spartanburg Co., SC

Willis A. Crook b: ABT. 1822 in Spartanburg Co., SC

Elmira Frances Crook b: 22 SEP 1824 in Spartanburg Co., SC

Sarah (Sally) Evelyn Crook b: 1 DEC 1828 in Henderson Co., TN

Emily Elizabeth Crook b: 21 SEP 1831 in Jacks Creek, Henderson Co., TN

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More About LUCY B. ARNOLD:

Burial: Hopper Cem., Tippah Co., MS

More About JONATHAN CROOK:

Burial: Hopper Cem., Tippah Co., MS

vii. MARY (POLLY) ARNOLD, b. 1803, Va; d. 1884, Henderson, Tennessee, USA; m. JEREMIAH (JERRY) CROOK, 1823, Spartanburg, Spartanburg Co., SC; b. 03 May 1792, Spartanburg Country, SC; d. 22 Dec 1865, Henderson, Tennessee, USA.

Notes for MARY (POLLY) ARNOLD:

Children

Sarah Evelyn Crook b: 1824

Williams Mitchum Crook b: 1825 in SC

Alfred Barry Crook b: 16 NOV 1827 in Henderson Co., TN

John James Crook b: 1832

Lucy Ann Frances Crook b: 1832

Jonathan Wiley Crook b: 1832 in SC

Mary Elizabeth Ann Crook b: 1836 in SC

William J. Crook b: ABT. 1837

Jeremiah Mitchum Crook b: 1838 in TN

Elliott Harrison Crook b: 1839 in TN

Nancy Crook b: 1842 in TN

Joseph Crook b: 1848 in TN

More About MARY (POLLY) ARNOLD:

Burial: Hurt Cem., Jacks Creek, Chester Co., TN

viii. SARAH (SALLIE) ARNOLD, b. 1807, Va; m. JOHN C. (ALURY) AUTREY.

ix. GEORGE MITCHUM ARNOLD, b. 1807, SC; d. 1852, Henderson, Tennessee, USA; m. SARAH (SALLIE) ANN HAMLETT; b. 1819, Mecklenburg Country, VA.; d. 1881, Henderson, Texas.

Notes for SARAH (SALLIE) ANN HAMLETT:

Children

Mary Hudspeth Arnold b: 1837 in TN

Stephen John Arnold b: 1839 in TN

George Whitfield Arnold b: 1843 in TN

Willis Jones Arnold b: 1845 in TN

James Mitchum Arnold b: 1846 in TN

Tom Caldwell Arnold b: 24 MAR 1851 in Henderson Co., TN

 

Generation No. 3

4. WILLIAM3 ARNOLD (JOHN A.2, JAMES1) was born 1785 in Lee, Virginia, and died 15 Aug 1830 in Henderson, Tennessee, USA. He married NANCY MEREDITH 1804 in South Carolina, USA, daughter of HENRY MEREDITH. She was born 15 Apr 1787 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, and died 30 Apr 1856 in Arp, Smith, Texas.

Notes for WILLIAM ARNOLD:

2. William Arnold - b. 1785 VA; d. August 15, 1830 Henderson Co., Tennessee. Married Nancy MEREDITH (daughter of Henry Meredith). Lived in South Carolina with his father but moved to Madison Co., Alabama by January 26, 1824 when he and his brother James filed in court for their father's estate. In 1825, William Arnold is living in Franklin Co., TN but moved to Henderson County, Tennessee afterwards. When William Arnold died, widowed Nancy Meredith Arnold moved to Texas with three of her sons (James Arnold, George Mitchum Arnold, and Henry Meredith Arnold) and one daughter (Parmelia) in 1851. She was born 1776 and died 1856. She is buried in the Ebenezer Cemetery, near Arp, Smith County, Texas. Was a slave owning planter. (src. "Texas and Texans", Vol. 3, pg. 1394; by Frank W. Johnson; American Historical Society, 1914)

 

 

Parmelia Arnold b: 1804 in SC

Martin Arnold b: ABT. 1805 in SC

John Arnold b: ABT. 1808 in SC

Sarah (Sallie) Arnold b: 25 JUL 1815 in SC

Henry Meredith Arnold b: 7 AUG 1817 in SC

James Arnold b: 3 AUG 1819 in TN

Willis N. Arnold b: 10 JAN 1822 in Al

George Mitchum Arnold b: 15 APR 1824 in AL or TN

Nancy Arnold b: 1828 in TN

More About NANCY MEREDITH:

Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery, Near Arp, Smith County, Texas

Children of WILLIAM ARNOLD and NANCY MEREDITH are:

i. SUSAN4 ARNOLD, b. Aft. 1804, Tennessee, USA.

ii. PARMELIA ARNOLD, b. 1810, South Carolina, USA; d. 25 Dec 1885, Smith Country, Texas; m. (1) CARVER; m. (2) WILLIAM JOHNSON.

Notes for PARMELIA ARNOLD:

. Permelia Arnold - b. 1810. First married Unknown CARVER and second William JOHNSON. Lived in Missouri during the Civil War, where she lost her husband. Died December 25, 1885 and is buried in the Ebenezer Cemetery, near Arp, Smith County, Texas (src. "Texas and Texans", Vol. 3, pg. 1394; by Frank W. Johnson; American Historical Society, 1914)

More About PARMELIA ARNOLD:

Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery, Near Arp, Smith County, Texas

iii. JOHN ARNOLD, b. 1808, South Carolina, USA; d. 15 Aug 1830, Henderson, Tennessee, USA.

iv. SARAH ARNOLD, b. 25 Jul 1815, South Carolina, USA.

6. v. MARTIN ARNOLD, b. 1817, South Carolina, USA; d. 1854, Tennessee, USA.

vi. HENRY MEREDITH ARNOLD, b. 07 Aug 1817, Tennessee, USA.

vii. JAMES ARNOLD, b. 03 Aug 1819, Tennessee, USA; d. Smith Country, Texas.

viii. WILLIS N ARNOLD, b. 1822, Lee, Virginia, USA.

7. ix. GEORGE MITCHUM ARNOLD, b. 15 Apr 1824, Alabama, USA; d. 02 Aug 1911, Smith Country, Texas.

x. NANCY ARNOLD, b. 1829, Tennessee, USA.

 

5. JAMES3 ARNOLD (JOHN A.2, JAMES1) was born 25 Dec 1788 in Virginia, USA, and died 22 Sep 1872 in Jacks Creek, Henderson, Tennessee, USA. He married JANE MELTON 1825 in Jacks Creek, Henderson, Tennessee, USA. She was born 1799 in South Carolina, USA, and died 09 Sep 1865 in Jacks Creek, Henderson, Tennessee, USA.

Notes for JAMES ARNOLD:

1. James Arnold - b. December 25, 1788; d. September 22, 1872 Jacks Creek, Henderson Co., TN. Married Jane MELTON. Buried in the Unity Cemetery in Chester Co., TN. Lived in Madison Co., Alabama on January 26, 1824 when he and his brother William filed in court for their father's estate. Later he moved to Henderson County, Tennessee with his family. Is on the 1850 Henderson Co., TN Census, pg. 147

More About JAMES ARNOLD:

Burial: Unity Cem., Jacks Creek, Chester Co., TN

Notes for JANE MELTON:

Sarah Frances Arnold b: 1826 in Al

George Arnold b: ABT. 1828 in Al

Mary Elizabeth Arnold b: 1829 in Al

Martha Arnold b: ABT. 1832 in TN

Lucinda Arnold b: 1833 in TN

James R. Arnold b: ABT. 1836 in TN

More About JANE MELTON:

Burial: Unity Cem., Jacks Creek, Chester Co., TN

Children of JAMES ARNOLD and JANE MELTON are:

i. SARAH FRANCIS4 ARNOLD, b. 17 Aug 1827, Jacks Creek, Henderson, Tennessee, USA; d. 07 Jan 1900, Jacks Creek, Henderson, Tennessee, USA; m. WILLIAM PINKNEY MOORE, 16 Jan 1851, Jacks Creek, Henderson, Tennessee, USA.

ii. GEORGE H. ARNOLD, b. 27 Feb 1826, Alabama; m. MELISSA JOHNSON.

iii. MARY E. ARNOLD, b. 13 Oct 1829, Alabama; d. 06 Dec 1910.

iv. MARTHA ARNOLD ARNOLD, b. 1832, Tennessee, USA.

v. LUCINDA ARNOLD, b. 1833, Tennessee, USA.

vi. JAMES M. ARNOLD, b. 1836, Tennessee, USA.

 

Generation No. 4

6. MARTIN4 ARNOLD (WILLIAM3, JOHN A.2, JAMES1) was born 1817 in South Carolina, USA, and died 1854 in Tennessee, USA. He married (1) REBECCA. She was born 1824 in SC. He married (2) MARTHA HALTON 19 Dec 1833 in Tennessee, USA, daughter of THOMAS HALTOM and MARY DEBERRY. She was born 1820 in Tennessee, USA, and died 1854 in Tennessee, USA.

Children of MARTIN ARNOLD and MARTHA HALTON are:

i. THOMAS WILLIAM5 ARNOLD1, b. 28 Mar 1835, Mcnairy County, Tennessee, USA; d. 26 Jun 1911, Smith Co., Texas; m. ROSANNA (ROSA) MASON, 21 Dec 1859, Smith Country, Texas; b. 21 Aug 1838, Indiana; d. 24 Oct 1927, Arp, Smith Co., Texas.

Notes for THOMAS WILLIAM ARNOLD:

Civil War

More About THOMAS WILLIAM ARNOLD:

Burial: Jun 1911, Masson Cem Arp, Smith Co., Texas

Residence: 1870, Canton Beat, Smith, Texas2

More About ROSANNA (ROSA) MASON:

Burial: Oct 1927, Masson Cem Arp, Smith Co., Texas

ii. ROBERT MEREDITH ARNOLD, b. 09 Aug 1837, Madison, Tennessee, USA; d. 10 Oct 1909, Chester County, Tennessee, USA; m. (1) MARTHA J HENDRIX, 1857, Madison, Tennessee, USA; b. 1842, Henderson, Tennessee, USA; d. 25 Mar 1897, Chester County, Tennessee, USA; m. (2) SALLY WATLINGTON, Abt. 1900.

iii. MARTIN V. ARNOLD, b. 1839, Madison, Tennessee, USA.

iv. ANDREW JACKSON ARNOLD, b. 1841, Madison, Tennessee, USA.

v. MARY ANN ARNOLD, b. 1843, Madison, Tennessee, USA.

vi. NANCY PERMELIA ARNOLD, b. 25 Feb 1845, Tennessee, USA.

 

7. GEORGE MITCHUM4 ARNOLD (WILLIAM3, JOHN A.2, JAMES1) was born 15 Apr 1824 in Alabama, USA, and died 02 Aug 1911 in Smith Country, Texas. He married SUSAN M. DOUGLAS 04 Oct 1849. She was born 20 Apr 1834, and died 10 Mar 1869.

Notes for GEORGE MITCHUM ARNOLD:

George Mitchum Arnold - b. April 15, 1824 South Carolina; d. August 2, 1911 Smith Co., TX. Married (1) Susan DOUGLAS and had eight children. Left Henderson Co., TN about 1851 and moved to Texas with his brothers Henry Meredith Arnold and James Arnold. Fought in the Civil War as a Confederate Private, under Captain Irvin Rucker's Company in Robertson Texas Regiment. He was involved in the Trans-Mississippi Department, taking part in the Mansfield Campaign, Pleasant Hill and Yellow Bayou. He left the service about 1865, never suffering either wound or capture by the enemy. Married (2) Jane ALEXANDER and had one child. Then married (3) Maggie CANTERBERRRY and had five more children. Is found on the 1860 Smith Co., Texas Census with wife #1. George M. Arnold is buried in the Ebenezer Cemetery, near Arp, Smith County, Texas. Was a Mason, being the Master of his Blue Lodge No. 98 in Canton. (src. "Texas and Texans", Vol. 3, pg. 1394; by Frank W. Johnson; American Historical Society, 1914)

Children of GEORGE ARNOLD and SUSAN DOUGLAS are:

i. ELIZABETH (BETTY)5 ARNOLD, b. 1850, Tennessee, USA; d. Smith Country, Texas; m. GEORGE W. GILLIAM.

ii. WILLIAM NOAH ARNOLD, b. 01 Mar 1852, Texas; d. Jul 1912, Texas; m. MARY S. ARNOLD; b. 31 Mar 1842; d. 24 Mar 1944, Texas.

iii. JOHN R. ARNOLD, b. 18 Sep 1854, Texas; m. ELIZA VIRGINIA BARHAM.

Notes for JOHN R. ARNOLD:

John R. Arnold -b. September 18, 1854 Texas; Worked on family farm until he was 19 years old when he became a teacher for about eight years. Was president of a college in Overton. His effective work as an educator won him a dregee from Bowden College in Georgia and his last work in the field of education was in the public schools of Caladonia, Texas. Prepared himself for admission to the bar while a teacher and was licensed in 1884 by Judge Hagelwood. Married Eliza Virginia BARHAM (daughter of Col. John Barham who established CoffeeLanding on the Tennessee River) on December 28, 1882 in Rusk County, Texas. Was a Mason in the Blue Lodge, Chapter and Council. (src. "Texas and Texans", Vol. 3, pg. 1394; by Frank W. Johnson; American Historical Society, 1914) Formed Arnold Abstract with his brother Joe Emmett Arnold in Henderson. Died in Henderson

iv. THEODOSA E. ARNOLD, b. 1855, Texas; d. Smith Country, Texas; m. ARCHIBALD GILLIAM; b. 10 Jun 1857, Texas; d. 09 Apr 1895, Omen, Smith Country, Texas.

More About ARCHIBALD GILLIAM:

Burial: Ebenezer Cemetery, Near Arp, Smith County, Texas

v. J.H. ARNOLD, b. 01 Aug 1860, Omen, Smith Country, Texas; d. Feb 1943, Texas; m. ALLIE ERWIN.

More About J.H. ARNOLD:

Burial: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Between Overton & Henderson, Texas

vi. MITCHIM B. ARNOLD, b. 15 May 1863, Omen, Smith Country, Texas.

Notes for MITCHIM B. ARNOLD:

. Mitchim B. Arnold - b. May 15, 1863, Omen,Texas. Was a prosperous agriculturist of Smith Co., Texas (src. "Texas and Texans", Vol. 3, pg. 1394; by Frank W. Johnson; American Historical Society, 1914 . Lived in family homestead with his half sister Sallie. Never married and died July 16, 1945

vii. PERRY ARNOLD, b. 10 Nov 1863, Omen, Smith Country, Texas; d. 15 Jan 1881.

More About PERRY ARNOLD:

Cause of Death: Possibly in a hunting accident

viii. JOSEPH EMMETT ARNOLD.

ix. GEORGE M. ARNOLD.

 

 

Endnotes

1. Ancestry.com, Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, Online publication - Ancestry.com. Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.Original data - <li>Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.<li>Hunting For Bears, comp. Texas marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library.<li>Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2002. Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas.<li>Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. (P.O. Box 740, Orem, Utah 84059) from county marriage records on microfilm located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, in published books cataloged by the Library of Congress, or from county courthouse records. .

2. Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003, Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - 1870.<li>United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. <li>Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Canton Beat, Smith, Texas, post office Troupe, roll 1605, page 203, image 7.

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