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  (b. 16 February 1763 New Hanover, Crown Colony of North Carolina   d. 20 June 1843 Clarksville, Sailor's Rest, Montgomery, Tennessee, USA )  

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James FENTRESS was born 16 February 1763 in New Hanover, Crown Colony of North Carolina. James FENTRESS was the child of ?   and   ?

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James  married  Barbara WELLS .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Barbara WELLS  was born abt. 1768 in North Carolina, USA.  Barbara died abt. 1804 in Dickson, Tennessee, USA.  Barbara was the child of Martin WELLS and Mary JONES.

James FENTRESS died 20 June 1843 in Clarksville, Sailor's Rest, Montgomery, Tennessee, USA.
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Barbara WELLS was the child of Martin WELLS and Mary JONES

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birth1763 Birth
16 February 1763
New Hanover, North Carolina, USA
Fentress, James (1763 – 1843)
HOUSE, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th General Assemblies, 1809-25; represented Montgomery, Humphreys, and Stewart counties in 9th; Montgomery County alone 10th-15th inclusive. Speaker of house 11th, 13th, 14th, and 15th sessions 1815-17, 1819-25. Born in Hanover County, NC, Feb 16, 1763; son of James Fentress. Schooling described as 'quite limited'. Came from North Carolina, 1798; settled on Yellow Creek, Montgomery County, to engage in farming. First married to Barbara Wells; their children, born in North Carolina, were – William, Absolom, Douglas, a daughter whose name was not found; David, born in Tennessee; first wife died in 1804; second marriage in 1810 to Anna Read; children – John, Wiley Blount, and a daughter, name not indicated; date and exact place of neither marriage found. Chairman Montgomery County Court 1808; one of commissioners to develop proposed town of New York, Montgomery County, 1818; named one of commissioners to ...Read MORE...

1786 Birth of Child
Margaret Vincent FENTRESS was born 30 December 1786, , North Carolina, USA
death1843 Death
20 June 1843
Clarksville, Sailor's Rest, Montgomery, Tennessee, USA
Added: 8/29/2016 7:30:05 PM - Updated: 8/30/2016 8:21:50 AM

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