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8) Nancy Jane Welch, born about 1831. She married John Beeler, son of John Beeler and Hannah Vandergriff. John was born about 1822 in Tennessee. Nancy and John made their home in Grainger Co., TN where they were living at the time of the 1860 census. John's father was living with them.

House 1518

Family 1518

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

AGE

SEX

PLACE OF BIRTH

OCCUPATION

Beelor

John Jr.

38

M

Tennessee

Farmer

Nancy

30

F

Tennessee

William

9

M

Tennessee

John

6

M

Tennessee

Henry

4

M

Tennessee

Lucinda

3

F

Tennessee

Houston

6/12

M

Tennessee

John Sr.

80

M

Tennessee

Nancy and John had two additional children listed in the 1870 Grainger Co., TN census.

House 33

Family 33

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

AGE

SEX

PLACE OF BIRTH

Beeler

John

49

M

Tennessee

Nancy

38

F

Tennessee

William

18

M

Tennessee

John

16

M

Tennessee

Henry

14

M

Tennessee

Lucinda

12

F

Tennessee

Huster

10

M

Tennessee

Nancy

2

F

Tennessee

Rebecca

4/12

F

Tennessee

The following deed was recorded in Lee Co., VA, apparently after John's death.


This indenture made this thirtyeth day of August one thousand eight hundred and ninty two between Nancy Beeler of the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee of the one part and James M. Welch of the County of Hancock Tennessee of the other part witnesseth that the said Nancy Beeler for and in consideration of the sum of thirty five dollars to her in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, alien and confirm unto the said James M. Welch his heirs and assignes forever a certain tract or parsal of land containing eight acres and 2/11 lying and being in Lee County State of Va. near Powels River Beginning on a stake on the Va. and Tennessee line and with Lot No. 11 N. 211 West 98 poles to a stake in the old line N. 55 E. 19 poles to a stake S. 311 E. 103 poles to a stake in the State line and with the same west 9 poles to the beginning containing 8 2/11 acres with all and singular the woods and warters, properties, commodities, heraditements and appertanances whatsoever to the said tract of land belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions and remander and remanders and issues thereof all the estate, right, title, interest, property claim or demand of her the said Nancy Beeler her heirs and assigns of and to the saim and every part or parsel thereof others in llaw or equity to have and to hold the same eight and 2/11 acres of land with the appertanances thereunto the said James M. Welch his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful title, claim or demand of all and every other person or persons whatsoever will warrant and forever defend by these presents in witness thereof the said Nancy Beeler hereunto set her hand and seal the day and date year first above written Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us.

Attest

S.B. Welch

F.W.L. Welch

Nancy her X mark Beeler


A "Nancy Ann Beeeler" died in Grainger Co., TN on November 13, 1911 at age 82 years. The record stated that she was born in Virginia and died of consumption. There is no confirmation as to whether this is the same Nancy (Welch) Beeler as listed here.

Nancy (Welch) and John Beeler had the following children:

A)

William Beeler, born about 1851.

B)

John Beeler, born about 1854.

C)

Henry Beeler, born about 1856.

D)

Lucinda Beeler, born about 1858.

E)

Robert Houston Beeler, born about 1860. He was listed as Robert H. Beeler in the 1910 Grainger Co., TN census and as Houston Beeler in the 1920 Grainger Co., TN census. He was widowed by 1910. His wife's name has not yet been determined.

F)

Nancy Beeler, born about 1868.

G)

Rebecca Beeler, born about 1870.

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