Descendants of 'one' William SHANNON - 30 Nov 2007

            

First Generation
 
1.  William SHANNON.
 
William SHANNON and ? UNKNOWN were married ? in cSC.  ? UNKNOWN.
William SHANNON and ? UNKNOWN had the following children:
 
 +2 i. Quinton SHANNON (born about 1775).
 +3 ii. Rosannah SHANNON (born about 1777).
 

Second Generation
 
2.  Quinton SHANNON1 was born about 1775 in cGA.  Shannon David 0732;
Shannon Quinton 0050; Shannon Wm. 0714; listed on 1812 Giles Co., TN
tax lists.
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Quinton Shannon was listed in the early Elbert Co., GA deed books.
Quinton Shannon, 2 in family; present for GA Land Grants presentation
July 2, 1798.
Quinton Shannon listed on the 1812 tax list of Giles Co., TN.
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From Giles C0., TN Will Abstracts 1815-1900 page 121;  Shannon,
Quinton----will written 1830; The tract of land on which I live to be
equally divided between William Williamson who married my daughter
Sally and Malissa Fulks daughter of Herod Fulks who married my
daughter Rebecca. The remainder of personal property to be equaly
divided between wife and Malissa Fulks.
Executors: Herod Fulks, William Williamson.
Witnesses: John Mims, Daniel Abernathy, E.M. Brown
 
Giles Co., TN Census 1830
W. Williamson (husband of Sally Shannon?)  000001  201001001
Herod Fulks (husband of Rebecca Shannon?)  100001  110001
 
Wilson Co., TN Census 1840
Williamson  W.  WL 218 (county and page #)   111001   2200010001
  Elizabeth Fulks  WL 218 (by ages this could be Rebecca?)
  1 male 10-15    (females) 2 5-10, 2 10-15, 1 20-30, 1 40-50
 

In the SC archives, I found war records where William Shannon was paid
for the duty of his son, Quinton. Mr. Quinton Shannon, his account of
militia, duty as private done before and since the reduction of
Charleston, 1786. Then, I found where William Shannon was also paid
for duty in Andersons', militia in Charleston and for a horse lost in
militia 1781. Does anyone know who these Shannons were? (Darlene
Cantey -genforum/email) June 20, 2001
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Quinton is listed on 1820 Giles Co., TN census with three males, one
being himself; three females, and one female adult.
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Quinton SHANNON and ? UNKNOWN were married ? in cSC.  ? UNKNOWN was
born about 1775 in ?.  Quinton SHANNON and ? UNKNOWN had the following
children:

 +4 i. Sally SHANNON.
 +5 ii. Rebecca SHANNON.
 

3.  Rosannah SHANNON2 was born about 1777 in SC.  James Alexander
(b.1760-1770 NC ?) married Rosannah Shannon (b. 1770-1780 SC ?). They
lived in Elbert Co & Lincoln Co GA and Rosannah appears to have a
relative, Quinton Shannon who witnesses some of their deeds about
1800. By about 1810 James & Rosannah Alexander move to Giles Co TN
with Quinton Shannon. About 1818 their daughter Jane Alexander (b.
1796 NC?) is married to John Guthrie of Giles Co TN. (Thea Francis:
Genforum.genealogy.com/shannon; 2 Apr 2000)

She died before 1850 in cGraves Co., KY.  Researcher, Thea Francis,
noted on GenForum Alexander/Shannon board that Rosannah may have died
after 1843 in AR with Alexander or Shannon relatives. (2 April, 2000)
 Rosannah seemed to have a relative, Quinton Shannon, who witnesses
some of their deeds about 1800.  By about 1810 James & Rosannah
Alexander move to Giles Co., TN with Quinton Shannon.
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The 1812 tax list of Giles Co TN lists Rosannah's husband James
Alexander and both Quinton & William Shannon. I also found Quinton
Shannon appearing in numerous court records there mostly serving as a
juror
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Rosannah is listed on 1840 Graves Co., KY census with the following: 1
male under age of 5;  2 females between the ages of 5 and 10; 1
female, 15-20; 1 female 20-30; and 1 female between 60-70.
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Listed on the Graves Co KY tax lists of 1847.
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Rosannah SHANNON and James, Sr. ALEXANDER were married ? in cGA.
 Lived in Elbert and Lincoln Co., GA before moving to Giles Co., TN.
 James, Sr. ALEXANDER was born about 1765 in NC.  He died in 1839 in
Graves Co., KY.  James Alexander (b.1760-1770 NC ?) married Rosannah
Shannon (b. 1770-1780 SC ?). They lived in Elbert Co & Lincoln Co GA
and Rosannah appears to have a relative, Quinton Shannon who witnesses
some of their deeds about 1800. By about 1810 James & Rosannah
Alexander move to Giles Co TN with Quinton Shannon. About 1818 their
daughter Jane Alexander (b. 1796 NC?) is married to John Guthrie of
Giles Co TN.
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By 1820 James & Rosannah settle in Madison Co., TN.
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About 1830 James & Rosannah move to Graves Co., KY.
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About 1832, James, Jr. and Amelia moved near their parents and
siblings in Graves Co., KY.
 
  Rosannah SHANNON and James, Sr. ALEXANDER had the following
children:
 
 +6 i. Jane ALEXANDER (born about 1796).
 +7 ii. Eliza R. ALEXANDER (born in 1798).
 +8 iii. James, Jr. ALEXANDER (born in 1801).
 9 iv. William Shannon ALEXANDER died in 1823 in Madison Co., TN.
 10 v. Nathaniel ALEXANDER died in 1823 in Green Co., TN.  Dies while
at Greenville College, as Presbyterian Minister.
 11 vi. Quinton Cicero ALEXANDER.
 +12 vii. Rosanna ALEXANDER.
 

Third Generation
 
4.  Sally SHANNON.
 
Sally SHANNON and William WILLIAMSON were married ? in Giles  Co.,
TN.4  William WILLIAMSON. 
 
5.  Rebecca SHANNON.
 
Rebecca SHANNON and Herod FULKS were married ? in Giles  Co., TN.4
 Herod FULKS.  Rebecca SHANNON and Herod FULKS had the following
children:
 
 +13 i. Melissa FULKS.

6.  Jane ALEXANDER was born about 1796 in NC.  She died ? in Graves
Co., KY.  Nancy Merrill Sayed; NSayed6266@aol.com 

Jane ALEXANDER and John GUTHERIE were married about 1818 in Giles Co,
TN.  John GUTHERIE.  
 
7.  Eliza R. ALEXANDER was born in 1798 in Lincoln Co., GA.  She died
? in Graves Co., KY.
 
Eliza R. ALEXANDER and Henry COULTER were married in 1821 in Madison
Co., TN.  Henry COULTER was born in 1791 in Catawba Co., NC.  He died
in 1867 in cKY.  Eliza R. ALEXANDER and Henry COULTER had the
following children:
 
 +14 i. D.  P. COULTER (born on 1 May 1939).

8.  James, Jr. ALEXANDER2 was born in 1801 in GA.  He died ? in Graves
Co., KY.  James Alexander and family were listed a few houses down
below Rosannah Alexander on the 1840 Graves Co., KY census.
 
James, Jr. ALEXANDER and Amelia Ann CONN were married in 1829 in
Madison Co., TN.  Amelia Ann CONN.

 
12.  Rosanna ALEXANDER.
 
Rosanna ALEXANDER and Joseph MIZE were married ? in ?.  Joseph MIZE.
 

Fourth Generation
 
13.  Melissa FULKS.
 
Melissa FULKS and Alfred WILSON were married ? in Giles  Co., TN.
Alfred WILSON. 
 
Melissa FULKS and Lindsey TUNGETT were married ? in Giles  Co., TN.
Lindsey TUNGETT.

 
14.  D.  P. COULTER was born on 1 May 1939 in Graves Co., KY.  D.P.
COULTER, Graves County, county clerk, was born May 1, 1839, in Graves
County, Ky. He is a son of Henry N. and Eliza R. (Alexander) COULTER.
The father was born in Catawba County, N.C.; he died in 1867, aged
seventy-six. The mother was born in Lincoln County, Ga. She died in
1875, aged seventy-seven.
 

D.  P. COULTER and H. A. HAYES were married in 1868 in Graves Co., KY.
H. A. HAYES.
 

Sources
 
    1. 1820 Giles Co., TN Census, Pg-25, 000001-10101; Quinton is over
45 with 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-26, and 1 female over 45.
    2. 1840 Graves Co., KY Census, No area stated.
    3. Giles Co, TN Marriage Records. Box-40.
    4. Giles Co., TN Court File Boxes, File Box-40.


Submitted by Gladys Shannon