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Jesse Arwood of Tennessee


Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 3.0
MARCUM Project Version 1001
February 28, 2000

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Arwood


First Generation

1. Jesse1 Arwood of Tennessee, son of James Arrowood of Wilkes, (#1256) was born in North Carolina circa 1793. See his father's family for more information.

He married Elizabeth Yeats September 1, 1812 in Wilkes Co, NC.(1) (Elizabeth Yeats is #1257.) Elizabeth was born circa 1795 in North Carolina.

In 1814 Jesse was drafted for service in the Tennessee Militia. John Arrowood served in his place, enrolling at Jonesboro, Washington County, September 14, 1814.

1816 Jesse's name was on a tax roll in Washington Co, TN.(2) Jesse was taxed in Capt. Fine's Company for one white poll and no land.

In the 1820 Census, Jesse was listed as a head of household in Wilkes Co, NC.(3) He and his wife were both age 26-44, and had a boy and three girls, all under age 10.

In the 1830 Census, Jesse was listed as a head of household in Washington Co, TN.(4) Jesse and his wife, in their 30s, had in their household a woman in her 20s, 2 girls 15-19, a girl 10-14, and a girl and two boys all age 5-9.

In the 1840 Census, Jesse was listed as a head of household in Washington Co, TN.(5) Jesse and his wife were living with boys 10-14 and 15-19, and girls 10-14, 15-19, and 20-29.

24 Sept 1850 in the Census of 1850, Jesse was listed as a head of household in Washington Co, TN.(6) 1860 in the Census of 1860, Jesse was listed as a head of household in Washington Co, TN.(7)

Jesse Arwood of Tennessee and Elizabeth Yeats had the following children:

Second Generation

2. James2 Arwood (Jesse1) (#2110) was born in North Carolina circa 1824. James died before 1855.

He married Mary (Polly) Ann Morrison 17 Dec 1844 in Greene Co, TN.(8) (Mary (Polly) Ann Morrison is #2111.) Mary was born 17 June 1826 in Tennessee.(9)

24 Sept 1850 in the Census of 1850, James was listed as a head of household in Washington Co, TN.(10) James, whose occupation was stage driver, was residing next door to Jesse Arwood, farmer, age 55.

24 Sept 1850 James was listed as a neighbor of Jesse Arwood of Tennessee in the Census of 1850 in Washington Co, TN.(11)

James Arwood and Mary (Polly) Ann Morrison had the following children:

3. John2 Arwood (Jesse1) (#4789) was born in Tennessee circa 1828.

He married Ellen Gooden 20 July 1853 in Greene Co, TN.(15) (Ellen Gooden is #4790.) Ellen was born circa 1834 in Tennessee.

John applied for a marriage license to wed Ellen Gooden 15 July 1853 in Greene Co, TN.(16) 11 July 1860 in the Census of 1860, John was listed as a head of household in Washington Co, TN.(17) John, a farmer, was living next to Jesse Arwood, farmer, age 62.

He may have served on the Union side in the Civil War as a private in Co. A of the 8th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. A James P. Arrawood was in Co. C.

John Arwood and Ellen Gooden had the following children:


Notes and References


1. Ref: "Marriages of Wilkes Co. NC 1778-1868" compiled by Brent H. Holcomb, pub. 1983, p.7. John Yeats, bm. This is the only marriage of Jesse Arowood found, and this is the only Jesse Ar[ro]wood found for this marriage. However, there is a Jesse Harwood mentioned as a bondsman on p.141 of the same ref. See also IGI source M516002-0002.
2. Dessie Little Simmons, "Washington County, Tennessee Tax Lists for the Year 1816," Bulletin of Watauga Association of Genealogists - Upper East Tennessee, Vol. 12, No. 1 (1983), p. 31. (hereafter cited as Simmons, Washington Co. TN Tax List 1816).
3. Jesse Arrowood, 1820 US Census, Wilkes Co. NC, P.518, Series M-33, Roll 83, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1820 census, P.518, Wilkes Co. NC). Jesse Arrowood 100010 - 30010 Ag=1
4. Jesse Harwood, 1830 US Census, Washington Co. TN, P.206 L.7, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1840 census, P.206 L.7, Washington Co. TN). Jesse Harwood 020001 - 011211 Total=9.
5. Jesse Arawood, 1840 US Census, Washington Co. TN, P.195 L.14, (hereafter cited as 1840 census, P.195 L.14, Washington Co. TN). Jesse Arawood 0011001 - 0011101 Tot=7 Mfg/Trade=2
6. Jesse Arwood, 1850 US Census, Washington Co. TN (4th Subdivision & Dist.), P.141A L.11, Jesse Arwood 55 b.NC Farmer RE$700; Elizabeth 55 b.NC col.12; Hamson [indexed Harrison] Cade 17m b.TN Farmer; Polly A. Cade 10 b.TN (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.141A L.11, Washington Co. TN).
7. Byron and Barbara Sistler, comp., 1860 Census - Tennessee (Nashville, TN: Byron Sistler & Associates, 1981), Washington Co. TN, P.57-40, next to John (32): Arwood, Jessee 62, Elizabeth 62, Elizabeth 13, John 11, James 8, Mary A. CADE 18 (hereafter cited as Sistler, 1860 Census of TN).
8. Joseph N. Adams (jnadams@infowest.com) email to Ralph D. Clark, 10 Sep 1997, Mary Ann (or Polly) Arrowood. She married 1st: James Harwood, 2nd: William Adams. (hereafter cited as Adams, 9/10/97, Mary Ann (or Polly) Arrowood).
9. Ibid.
10. James Arwood, 1850 US Census, Washington Co. TN (The 4 Subdivision & Dist), P.141A L.7, (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.141A L.7, Washington Co. TN). James Arwood 24 b.NC Stage Driver col.12; Mary A 23 b.TN col.12; Elizabeth 7, John 5, both ch. b.TN
11. 1850 census, P.141A L.11, Washington Co. TN.
12. Sistler, 1860 Census of TN, Washington Co. TN, P.57-40, next to John (32): Arwood, Jessee 62, Elizabeth 62, Elizabeth 13, John 11, James 8, Mary A. CADE 18.
13. Ibid., Washington Co. TN, P.57-40, next to John (32): Arwood, Jessee 62, Elizabeth 62, Elizabeth 13, John 11, James 8, Mary A. CADE 18.
14. Ibid., Washington Co. TN, P.57-40, next to John (32): Arwood, Jessee 62, Elizabeth 62, Elizabeth 13, John 11, James 8, Mary A. CADE 18.
15. Nancy Clayton (Nandeeclay@aol.com) email to ARWOOD-L@rootsweb.com, 20 Jan 2000, More Greene Co., TN Marriages. License No. 2259, returned 3 Oct 1853, endorsed "I hereby certify that I solemnized the rites of matrimony between the within named John Arrowood and Ellen Gooden on the 20th day of July 1853." Signed - William Rader, JP for Greene County (hereafter cited as Clayton, 1-20-00, More Greene Marriages).
16. Ibid., License No. 2259.
17. John Arwood, 1860 US Census, Washington Co. TN (Boons Creek Dist, Jonesboro P.O.), P.40A L.40, (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.40A L.40, Washington Co. TN). John Arwood 32 Farmer col.13; Ellen 26 Domestic; Mary J 5, James 3, Sarah 1, everybody b.TN


Index

Arwood

Arwood, Elizabeth (i2113), b.1843-
Arwood, James (i2110), b.1824-d.1855
Arwood, James (i4788), b.1852-
Arwood, James (i4792), b.1857-
Arwood, Jesse, of Tennessee (i1256), b.1793-
Arwood, John (i2112), b.1845-
Arwood, John (i4789), b.1828-
Arwood, Mary J. (i4791), b.1855-
Arwood, Sarah (i4793), b.1859-

Gooden

Gooden, Ellen (marriage to John Arwood) (i4790), b.1834-

Morrison

Morrison, Mary (Polly) Ann (marriage to James Arwood) (i2111), b.1826-

Yeats

Yeats, Elizabeth (marriage to Jesse Arwood of Tennessee) (i1257), b.1795-

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