Nancy Stafford

F, b. 9 October 1805
Father*John Stafford b. 1768, d. 1833
Mother*Anna Johnson d. 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNancy Stafford was also known as Margaret.
Married NameHer married name was Nettles.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNancy Stafford married Zebulon M. Nettles, son of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?).
Birth9 October 1805Nancy Stafford was born on 9 October 1805 at Tennessee.
She was the daughter of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.
Census DateLocationDescription
1830Jackson, TennesseeNancy Stafford was counted on the census of 1830 in the household of Zebulon M. Nettles at Jackson, Tennessee.
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeNancy Stafford was listed in Zebulon M. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Henry J. Nettles; He owned 1 slave in 1850.1
  • On 9 March 1849 BILL OF COMPLAINT of Nancy Nettles by her next friend William R. Kinner. Nancy's father John Stafford departed life in said county having made a Last Will & Testament.
    Bequeathed to daughter Adaline after death of his wife and after Polly made choice of a negro boy bequeathed to her three negroes.
    Bequeathed to widow Anna during her life negroes Harry, Tilly, George, Jerry and Milly.
    Property left after death of wife was to be sold, equally divided between his six children - John Stafford, oratrix Nancy Nettles, Henry J. Stafford, Polly Butler now Anderson, James Stafford and Adaline Stafford.
    Baily Butler and Mounce Gore were named executors. Mounce Gore declined, but Baily Butler qualified.
    Adaline departed life without issue never having married during the lifetime and widowhood of her mother the said Anna. Anna also died intestate about 1848. Previous to her death Bailey Butler departed life and William Gore was appointed administrator of Anna Stafford. Gore was appointed administrator debonis non [To distribute remainder of estate - mlj] with will annexed of John Stafford, deceased.
    William Gore taken possession of negroes and other property except:
    Harry, bequeathed to Thomas J. Stafford and James Stafford.
    Milly of whom Polly Butler now Anderson made choice.
    Since the death of John Stafford the negro property bequeathed to Anna during her lifetime has increased, to wit born since Testator's [John Stafford] death -
    Houston, Andy, Joseph and Sall.
    Oratrix is married to Zebulon M. Nettles of Jackson Co., TN who is an improvident man... addicted to intoxicated spirits... if anything from her father's estate should come into his hands she and children would receive no benefit. Asks that a trustee be appointed and funds be settled on her for maintenance of her and children. 9 March 1849. Nancy [her X] Nettles.
  • On 26 July 1849 BILL OF COMPLAINT of Samuel E. Hare of Jackson County, Tennessee against Nancy Nettles, Zebulon M. Nettles and William Gore. 11 March 1849 Nancy Nettles by next friend Wm H. Kinner filed against Zebulon M. Nettles and William Gore. She was the daughter of John and Anna Stafford deceased, entitled to an estate in the hands of William Gore - she is the wife of Zebulon Nettles and Zebulon Nettles is dissipated, indebted. She asks estate for her and children's use. Zebulon M. Nettles is indebted to divers persons [Hare wants money - mlj]. 26 July 1849.

Children of Nancy Stafford and Zebulon M. Nettles

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 23.

Harriet L. Nettles

F, b. circa 1829
Father*Zebulon M. Nettles b. Nov 1804, d. 18 Feb 1858
Mother*Nancy Stafford b. 9 Oct 1805
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1829Harriet L. Nettles was born circa 1829 at Tennessee.
She was the daughter of Zebulon M. Nettles and Nancy Stafford.
Census DateLocationDescription
1830Jackson, TennesseeHarriet L. Nettles was counted on the census of 1830 in the household of Zebulon M. Nettles at Jackson, Tennessee.
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeHarriet L. Nettles was listed in Zebulon M. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Henry J. Nettles; He owned 1 slave in 1850.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 23.

Joseph K. Nettles

M, b. 3 June 1778
Father*William Nettles
Mother*Mary Mathis
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 June 1778Joseph K. Nettles was born on 3 June 1778 at Sumter, South Carolina.
He was the son of William Nettles and Mary Mathis.
Marriage1804Joseph K. Nettles married Abigail S. (?) in 1804 at Sumter, South Carolina.

Children of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?)

Henry J. Nettles

M, b. circa 1814
Father*Joseph K. Nettles b. 3 Jun 1778
Mother*Abigail S. (?)
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry J. Nettles married Sally (?).
Birthcirca 1814Henry J. Nettles was born circa 1814 at Tennessee.
He was the son of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeHenry J. Nettles was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee, living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

Children of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?)

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Sally (?)

F, b. circa 1815
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Nettles.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSally (?) married Henry J. Nettles, son of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?).
Birthcirca 1815Sally (?) was born circa 1815 at Tennessee.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeSally (?) was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

Children of Sally (?) and Henry J. Nettles

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Hiram Nettles

M, b. circa 1839
Father*Henry J. Nettles b. c 1814
Mother*Sally (?) b. c 1815
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1839Hiram Nettles was born circa 1839 at Tennessee.
He was the son of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeHiram Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

John Nettles

M, b. circa 1844
Father*Henry J. Nettles b. c 1814
Mother*Sally (?) b. c 1815
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1844John Nettles was born circa 1844 at Tennessee.
He was the son of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeJohn Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Mary Nettles

F, b. circa 1846
Father*Henry J. Nettles b. c 1814
Mother*Sally (?) b. c 1815
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1846Mary Nettles was born circa 1846 at Tennessee.
She was the daughter of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeMary Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Margaret Nettles

F, b. circa 1848
Father*Henry J. Nettles b. c 1814
Mother*Sally (?) b. c 1815
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1848Margaret Nettles was born circa 1848 at Tennessee.
She was the daughter of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeMargaret Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Henry L. Nettles

M, b. circa 1849
Father*Henry J. Nettles b. c 1814
Mother*Sally (?) b. c 1815
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1849Henry L. Nettles was born circa 1849 at Tennessee.
He was the son of Henry J. Nettles and Sally (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
27 August 1850District 1, Jackson, TennesseeHenry L. Nettles was listed in Henry J. Nettles's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Jackson, Tennessee; living next door to Zebulon Nettles.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 24.

Mary J. (?)

F, b. circa 1845
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter 1860As of after 1860,her married name was Nettles.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1845Mary J. (?) was born circa 1845 at Tennessee.
Marriageafter 1860She married Henry N. Nettles, son of Zebulon M. Nettles and Nancy Stafford, after 1860.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 June 1870Jasper, Shannon, MissouriMary J. (?) was listed in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1870 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri.1
1880Denton, Denton, TexasMary J. (?) was listed as wife in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.2

Children of Mary J. (?) and Henry N. Nettles

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 658. Dwelling 20.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

William H. Nettles

M, b. circa 1863
Father*Henry N. Nettles b. c 1839
Mother*Mary J. (?) b. c 1845
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1863William H. Nettles was born circa 1863 at Tennessee.
He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
10 June 1870Jasper, Shannon, MissouriWilliam H. Nettles was listed in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1870 Census at Jasper, Shannon, Missouri.1
1880Denton, Denton, TexasWilliam H. Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 658. Dwelling 20.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Marlin G. Nettles

M, b. circa 1871
Father*Henry N. Nettles b. c 1839
Mother*Mary J. (?) b. c 1845
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1871Marlin G. Nettles was born circa 1871 at Missouri.
He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Denton, Denton, TexasMarlin G. Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Etta Nettles

F, b. circa 1872
Father*Henry N. Nettles b. c 1839
Mother*Mary J. (?) b. c 1845
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1872Etta Nettles was born circa 1872 at Missouri.
She was the daughter of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Denton, Denton, TexasEtta Nettles was listed as a daughter in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Albert L. Nettles

M, b. circa 1873
Father*Henry N. Nettles b. c 1839
Mother*Mary J. (?) b. c 1845
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1873Albert L. Nettles was born circa 1873 at Missouri.
He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Denton, Denton, TexasAlbert L. Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Lee Nettles

M, b. circa 1876
Father*Henry N. Nettles b. c 1839
Mother*Mary J. (?) b. c 1845
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1876Lee Nettles was born circa 1876 at Missouri.
He was the son of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Denton, Denton, TexasLee Nettles was listed as a son in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Parizeta Nettles

F, b. circa 1878
Father*Henry N. Nettles b. c 1839
Mother*Mary J. (?) b. c 1845
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1878Parizeta Nettles was born circa 1878 at Missouri.
She was the daughter of Henry N. Nettles and Mary J. (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Denton, Denton, TexasParizeta Nettles was listed as a daughter in Henry N. Nettles's household on the 1880 Census at Denton, Denton, Texas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

John Stafford

M, b. 1768, d. 1833
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1768John Stafford was born in 1768.
Marriage29 July 1800He married Anna Johnson on 29 July 1800 at Caswell, North Carolina.
Death1833John Stafford died in 1833.
  • On 23 May 1831 LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF JOHN STAFFORD, SR [Verbatim]
    In the name of God amen I John Stafford of the County of Jackson and State of Tennessee tho weak of Body but in perfect mind and memory thanks be to the almighty god for the same and calling to mind the mortallity of my boddy and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and renounce my Soul in to the hands of almighty god that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors and as touching such worly estate as it hath pleased good to bless me with in this life I give and devise and dispose of the same in the following manner towit
    first of all I give and bequeath after my death unto my dear wife Anny Stafford the following property during her lifetime or her widowhood the kitchen and household furniture the farm and farming utensils belonging thereto also much of the stock of all discriptions as will be sufficient to support on and what ever property can be spared of the surpelis to be sold on a twelve months credit and the proceeds of said property to be appropriated to paying of my just debts and that my son Thomas J Stafford and my son James Stafford & my Daughter Adaline Stafford be supported out of the proceeds of said farm during my wifes lifetime or widowhood
    2nd after my death and the crop is laid by in the fall I give and bequeath unto my son John Stafford the following property (towit) to have choice. Gim or Jack provided Gim should choose to live with John if not John is to have Jack also he is to have a certin of two hundred dollars executed from William Lock after all just credits is given on said note
    3rd I give and bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Harriet Nettles after the death of my wife Anny Stafford or her widdowhood the following property (towit) a certin negro boy child of Tills not named also a certin gray filley the said Harriet is to have after my death
    4th after my death I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Nancy Nettles ten dollars also I give unto Zebulon Nettles ten dollars
    5th I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Polly Butler after my death the following property (towit) a certin negro girl named Gin also a certin negro Boy caled George that is living at William Staffords also the said Polly Butler is to have one more negro after the death of my wife or her widowhood the said Polly Butler is to take her choice of the negroes that will be left
    6th after my deth and the deth of my wife or her widowhood I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas J Stafford and my son James Stafford the following property towit all the Lands which I now hold and the appurtenances belonging thereto also a certin negro man named Harry to be the property of Thomas J Stafford and James Stafford also the property that I have left to the before named two boys is not to be disposed of by the said boys unless it is by the consent of a Guardian which is my desire and wish that the court will appoint Baily Butler as a Guardian for said boys if he will except of said appointment if not appoint some other good man
    7th if John Stafford should make choice of Gim and he the said Gim is not willing to live with him he is not to take the said Gim but is to take Jack Gim is to have a chance of finding or chosing his master if his choice will give a fare price for him if not he is to be sold or if Gim should choose to go to John Jack is to be sold after my death and the money or as much of it as will pay my just debts
    8th what money and property is left after the death or widowhood of my wife is to be sold on a twelve months credit and the money equally divided between my 6 children to(wit) John Stafford Nancy Nettles Thomas J Stafford Polly Butler James Stafford Adaline Stafford
    9th I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Adaline Stafford after my death and the death of my wife or her widowhood the following property (to wit) after the above named Polly Butler takes choice of the negro left her then the said Adaline is to have three Negroes she is to take her choice out of what are left
    Harry Till George Jerry & Milly is to be my wife Anny Staffords property during her lifetime or widowhood to support her and her children that is with her &c. given under my hand and seal this 23rd day of May 1831. s/s John Stafford
    I put here Bailey Butler &
    Mounce Gore as Executors
    Attest: Mounce Gore, Joseph Stafford, William Gipson, Nicholas (his X mark) Hail
    Certified full and perfect transcript 15 Jany 1849. /s/ S. W. Cassetty Clerk.

Children of John Stafford and Anna Johnson

Anna Johnson

F, d. 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Johnson was also known as Anny.
Married Name29 July 1800As of 29 July 1800,her married name was Stafford.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage29 July 1800Anna Johnson married John Stafford on 29 July 1800 at Caswell, North Carolina.
Death1848Anna Johnson died in 1848.

Children of Anna Johnson and John Stafford

Thomas Joel Stafford

M, b. 1 January 1802
Father*John Stafford b. 1768, d. 1833
Mother*Anna Johnson d. 1848
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 January 1802Thomas Joel Stafford was born on 1 January 1802.
He was the son of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.

James Monroe Stafford

M, b. 1810
Father*John Stafford b. 1768, d. 1833
Mother*Anna Johnson d. 1848
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1810James Monroe Stafford was born in 1810.
He was the son of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.

Adaline Stafford

F, b. 1808, d. 1837
Father*John Stafford b. 1768, d. 1833
Mother*Anna Johnson d. 1848
Life EventDateDescription
UNMARRIEDAdaline Stafford was never married.
Birth1808She was born in 1808.
She was the daughter of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.
Death1837Adaline Stafford died in 1837.

John W. Stafford

M, b. 31 January 1798
Father*John Stafford b. 1768, d. 1833
Mother*Anna Johnson d. 1848
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 January 1798John W. Stafford was born on 31 January 1798.
He was the son of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.
  • He also gave a portion of his said estate to a certain John Stafford who complainants charge or aver is an illegitimate child of the said John Stafford deceased not Born in Lawful wedlock; Naming the Rest who complainants again charge is an illegitimate child not born in lawful wedlock but born some year or two before said John & Anna Stafford were married.

Polly Stafford

F, b. 11 June 1807, d. 23 January 1874
Father*John Stafford b. 1768, d. 1833
Mother*Anna Johnson d. 1848
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Anderson.
Name VariationPolly Stafford was also known as Mary.
Married Name1 February 1830As of 1 February 1830,her married name was Butler.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 June 1807Polly Stafford was born on 11 June 1807 at Jackson, Tennessee.
She was the daughter of John Stafford and Anna Johnson.
Marriage1 February 1830Polly Stafford married Bailey Clifton Butler on 1 February 1830 at Jackson, Tennessee.
Death23 January 1874Polly Stafford died on 23 January 1874 at Jackson, Tennessee, at age 66.

Bailey Clifton Butler

M, b. 3 May 1779, d. 12 October 1842
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBailey Clifton Butler was also known as Baily.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 May 1779Bailey Clifton Butler was born on 3 May 1779 at Virginia.
Marriage1 February 1830He married Polly Stafford, daughter of John Stafford and Anna Johnson, on 1 February 1830 at Jackson, Tennessee.
Death12 October 1842Bailey Clifton Butler died on 12 October 1842 at Tennessee at age 63.

Abigail S. (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1804As of 1804,her married name was Nettles.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1804Abigail S. (?) married Joseph K. Nettles, son of William Nettles and Mary Mathis, in 1804 at Sumter, South Carolina.

Children of Abigail S. (?) and Joseph K. Nettles

Hiram Nettles

M, b. 7 October 1807, d. 17 November 1853
Father*Joseph K. Nettles b. 3 Jun 1778
Mother*Abigail S. (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 October 1807Hiram Nettles was born on 7 October 1807 at Jackson, Tennessee.
He was the son of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?).
Death17 November 1853Hiram Nettles died on 17 November 1853 at age 46.

Matilda Leonora Nettles

F, b. 1813
Father*Joseph K. Nettles b. 3 Jun 1778
Mother*Abigail S. (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McCarver.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1813Matilda Leonora Nettles was born in 1813 at Tennessee.
She was the daughter of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?).

Margaret Nettles

F, b. 1818
Father*Joseph K. Nettles b. 3 Jun 1778
Mother*Abigail S. (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1837As of 1837,her married name was Richmond.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1818Margaret Nettles was born in 1818 at Tennessee.
She was the daughter of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?).
Marriage1837Margaret Nettles married William Henry Richmond, son of John M. Richmond, in 1837.

William Henry Richmond

M
Father*John M. Richmond
Life EventDateDescription
William Henry Richmond was the son of John M. Richmond.
Marriage1837William Henry Richmond married Margaret Nettles, daughter of Joseph K. Nettles and Abigail S. (?), in 1837.