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Sampson J. English (02 Jan 1790 - winter 1866)
[Participant #E-0018]
 
Migration
 

Rev. Sampson J. English
(02 Jan 1790 - winter 1866)
Primitive Baptist Preacher

married first wife c1809.
[One son]

married 2nd wife c1815
Frances Hardison
(1793 - 11 Nov 1872)
[12 Children]

Migration of Sampson J. English & family
b. 02 Jan 1790
Likely North Carolina USA
by 1815
Living in Georgia
1818
bought land in Hancock Co., Georgia
1821
bought land in Washington Co., Georgia
by 1830
Houston Co., Georgia in census
bet. 1831-1833
Homestead in Macon Co., Georgia
by 1842
son John J. 'Jack' English moves to Alabama, homesteads in Coffee Co., Alabama by 1848
 
     
[Participant #E-0018] -- Descendancy and Documentation
  Generation 1:
Sampson J. English and 1st wife unknown [unknown ]

Sampson J. ENGLISH - Primitive Baptist Preacher
birthdate: 02 Jan 1790 [Bible page information]
birthplace: likely North Carolina USA
death: Winter, 1866 [death date in Upatoi Baptist association minutes of Sept 8, 1866]
death place: Macon County, Georgia
burial: English Family Cemetery, Macon County, Georgia
spouse: unknown [unknown ]
spouse's parents:
spouse's birthdate & place: c.1790
spouse's death date and place: Bet. 02 Dec 1810 - Jun 1816; likely Georgia
marriage date: About 1808
marriage place: possibly Washington Co., Georgia
Note: Sampson J. English married 2nd c1815 to Frances Hardison (1793-1872)
 
     
  Generation 2:
John J. 'Jack' English was the son of Sampson J. English and 1st wife unknown [unknown ]

John J. 'Jack' English was married to Levina [Wilkens / Wilkins]
John J. 'Jack' ENGLISH
birthdate: 02 Dec 1810
birthplace: Washington Co., Georgia
death: Aft. 1861
death place: Coffee Co., Alabama
burial: Believed Old Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Elba, Coffee, AL
spouse: Levina [Wilkens / Wilkins]
spouse's parents:
spouse's birthdate & place: c1810; Georgia
spouse's death date and place: Feb 1850; Coffee Co., AL (believed buried next to husband0
marriage date: 03 Feb 1830
marriage place: Washington Co., GA
Note: Seven children (known) - see Gen 2 notes below
 
     
  Generation 3:
James Wilke English was the son of John J. 'Jack' English and Levina [Wilkins]

James Wilke English was married to Charlottie 'Lottie' [Davis]
James Wilke ENGLISH
birthdate: 01 Aug 1835
birthplace: Coffee Co., AL (between Elba and Damascus)
death: 15 Jan 1918
death place: Coffee Co., AL
burial: Old Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
spouse: Charlottie 'Lottie' [Davis]
spouse's parents: Lucy Molsie Bedsole and Isaac Levi 'Cap' Davis 
spouse's birthdate & place: 11 Mar 1834; Lowndes Co., AL
spouse's death date and place: 11 Feb 1914; Coffee Co., AL
marriage date: 1856
marriage place: Alabama
Note: Six children - see Gen 3 notes below
 
     
  Generation 4:
William Isaac General Lee Rhodes English was the son of James Wilke English and Charlottie [Davis]

William Isaac General Lee Rhodes English was married to Margaret Elizabeth 'Maggie' [Farris]
William Isaac General Lee Rhodes ENGLISH
birthdate: 10 Nov 1869
birthplace: Coffee Co., AL (between Elba and Damascus)
death: 30 Oct 1943
death place: Coffee Co., AL
burial: Old Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
spouse: Margaret Elizabeth 'Maggie' [Farris]
spouse's parents: Elmira Adeline Beard and Stephen Jasper Farris
spouse's birthdate & place: 15 Jan 1877; Coffee Co., AL
spouse's death date and place: 30 Jan 1964; Elba, Coffee Co., AL
marriage date: 03 Dec 1891
marriage place: Elba, Coffee Co., AL
Note: Fifteen children - see Gen 4 notes below
 
     
  Generation 5:
Participant ENGLISH the son of William Isaac General Lee Rhodes English & Margaret Elizabeth [Farris]
 
     
[Participant #E-0018] - Additional Information
     
  Generation 2 notes:  
  John J. 'Jack' English was married to Levina [Wilkens / Wilkins], they had seven children that we know about; three boys and four girls. Their second child was James Wilke English who stayed in the area to live, marry, farm and raise his family.  He continued to purchase land adjoining the original parcel bought by his father in 1848.
[Linda English-Holland 31 May 2006]
 
  Generation 3 notes:  
  James Wilke English was married to Charlottie 'Lottie' [Davis], they had six children; two boys and four girls. Their second son and fifth child, William Isaac General Lee Rhodes English, chose to stay on the land farmed by his father and grandfather, where he lived, married, farmed and raised his children.  He continued to purchase land adjoining the parcels bought by his father and grandfather.
[Linda English-Holland 31 May 2006]
 
  Generation 4 notes:  
  William Isaac General Lee Rhodes English was married to Margaret Elizabeth 'Maggie' [Farris]. To his associates, he was known as W. I., his wife called him Gen'l, his children called him Pa and his nieces and nephews called him Uncle Gen'l.  
Gen'l and Maggie had fifteen children, ten boys and five girls, fourteen of whom reached adulthood and married, thirteen of whom had children.  Their next-to-youngest son chose to farm the home place.  He took care of the house and farm just as his pa had taught him.   He married and raised his family on English Farms, established in 1848.
[Linda English-Holland 31 May 2006]
 
     
  <> see also: Participant E-0002 [Descendant of Rev. Sampson J. English]  
     
  <> Family pages on the English Plantation Web site
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~englishsurname/ourkin.htm
 
     
 
Researching: Linda English-Holland | Email:
 
     
   

 

 
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