​​​​​​​​Garriott Family Genealogy

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04-Nancy Ann Shirley
Birth: 29 Mar 1759, Madison or Culpeper Co, VA
Home: 1797 to Oldham Co, KY
Death: 29 Jul 1820, Oldham Co, KY- age 61
Burial: Yewell Cemetery
Mother: Judith Garriott

Marriage: 23 May 1779, Culpeper Co, VA
Spouse: James YEWELL
Birth: 20 Aug 1755, Culpeper Co, VA
Home: moved to KY about 1796
Death: 27 Sep 1815, Oldham Co, KY- age 60
Burial: Yewell Cemetery
Father: John David Yowell
Mother: Mary ___

     CHILDREN: Nancy and James had the following YEWELL children:
05----SIMEON YEWELL [b. 15 Oct 1780, Culpeper Co, VA; d. 13 Nov 1847, Oldham Co, KY- age 67, bur. Yewell Cemetery], m.
Katherine "Kittie" CARNES [d. 14 Oct 1858, KY, bur. Yewell Cemetery], no issue;
05----JEREMIAH M "Jerry" YEWELL [b. 1782, listed below};
05----MARGARET YEWELL [b. 13 Jan 1784], m.
Benjamin Jr POPE (b/o Susannah), had son:

05----JULIUS YEWELL [b. 25 Dec 1785];
05----MARTIN YEWELL [b. 24 Nov 1787, VA], m.
Nancy FOREMAN (sister of Thomas Foreman) on 29 Jun 1809, Nelson Co, KY;

05----MARTHA "Patsey" YEWELL [b. 1789, listed below];
05----LEROY [Levy?] YEWELL [b. 24 Nov 1791; d. 1821- age 30], m.
Unknown on 27 Dec 1820, Nelson Co, KY;

05----LUCINDA "Lucy" YEWELL [b. 1794, listed below];
05----MARY "Polly" YEWELL [b. 1797, listed below]  
05----ELEANOR "Nellie" YEWELL [b. 16 Jun 1799; d. 7 Mar 1854- age 55], m.
Joshua CRISLER on 23 Dec 1816, Oldham Co, KY.

     1795 FARM SALE: [Madison Co, VA Deed Book 1/392-394, recorded 23 Jun 1796] Moses Garriott purchased 230 acres on the waters of the Robinson River in Madison Co, VA for 90 pounds from Nancy and James Yowell, her husband. Indenture dated 26 Oct 1795, Signed in presence of Thomas Shirley [grandson of Moses, brother of Nancy], William Yowell, and John Taylor. Moses' granddaughter, Nancy, and her husband, James Yowell, then moved to Kentucky with her parents, James and Judith Garriott Shirley.

     1821 GUARDIAN: [Nelson Co, KY Bond Book 3/288] Guardian bond was posted with William Foreman as guardian for Joseph Foreman, $1,000. Child of Thomas Foreman, 16 Jul 1821.

     1821 ESTATE: [Jefferson Co, KY Wills/Probate, dated 27 Dec 1820- 14 May 1821] Levy Yewell of Nelson Co, KY. At the Nov 1821 Court, it was ordered that.... Richard Barbour, William Fishback, Jacob Schrader, Lewis Wilhoyte, Phillip E Barbour, James Taylor, and Isaac Owens divide land containing about 170 acres on the Waters of Harrod's Creek into two parts. Half to sister Patsey, wife of Thomas Formon, and her children. Other half equally (divided) between; Benjamin Pope, Martin Ewel (Yewell), Joel Yeager (Yager), Julious Wilhite and Joshua Christly...

[Jefferson Co, KY Wills/Probate, 27 Dec 1820-14 May 1812]

     1841 LAND GRANT: [KY Land Grants, Vol 1, Part 2, 15 Jun 1841] Martin Yewell was granted 21-1/2 acres on Mill Creek watercourse, Nelson Co, KY: Bk 8/30.

     1810 Jefferson Co, KY census:
 has A James Yewell with a household of two Males: one (16-25), one (45+); three Females: two (10-15); one (16-25); and one (45+); and 13 Slaves. (may not be this James Yewell)
     1830 Oldham Co, KY census: 
has Jeremiah Yewell with a household of eight Males: three (<5), one (5-9), one (10-14), two (20-29), one (50-59); four Females: one (15-19), two (30-39), one (30-39); and 17 Slaves.
     1840 Daviess Co, KY census: 
has Jeremiah Yewell with a household of five Males: two (10-14), two (15-19), one (50-59); Females: one (40-49); and 14 Slaves.
     1850 District 1, Daviess Co, KY census: 
has Jeremiah Yewell 68, b. KY, Farmer w/ $7,866 RE; Dicey Yewell 58, b. VA; Franklin Yewell 20, b. KY, Farmer; and James M Yewell 23, b. KY; Farmer w/ $21,370 RE.
     Next door on this census page has: James F Yewell 37, b. KY, Farmer w/ $500 RE; Mary A Yewell 19, b. KY; Wash'n Yewell 2/12; and James Duke 31, b. TN, Teacher.
     1860 District 1, Daviess Co, KY census:
 has JM Yewell 78, b. VA, Farmer; and Franklin Yewell 30, b. KY, w/ $8,900 RE, Farmer.
     1900 Owensboro Ward 1, Daviess Co, KY census:
 has (all b. KY) Martha E Yewell 56, Landlord (Widow)(3 children-3 living); Mary E Yewell 32; Ota Yewell 29; Algie S Yewell 25, Farmer; and Bertha Yewell 22 (Daughter-in-Law).
     1930 Owensboro, Daviess Co, KY census: 
has (all b. KY) Algernon S Yewell 57, Farmer-Farm Work; Bertha Yewell 52; and Otie Bennet 59 (Sister).