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John Arrowood of Yancey Co. NC

Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.5c
MARCUM Project Version 659
March 15, 1998

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First Generation

1. John1 Arrowood, son of James Arrowood of Wilkes, was born in North Carolina circa 1797. See his father's family for more information. John died July 24, 1864 in Mitchell Co, NC, at age 67.

He married Frances (Fanny) Barrett. Frances was born circa 1802 in North Carolina. Frances died in maybe Maryville, Blount Co, TN, at age unknown. She was listed as a household member of James K. Whitehead's house in the Census of 1870 in Greeneville, Greene Co, TN.(1)

Frances was perhaps the daughter of William Barrett of Buncombe County, North Carolina.

When she applied for her husband's War of 1812 pension on June 14, 1872, she was residing in Maryville, in Blount County, Tennessee.

Toward the end of the War of 1812, John enlisted at Jonesboro, in Washington County, Tennessee, as a substitute for Jesse Arrowood, who had been drafted. He travelled 100 miles to Knoxville, where on Sept. 20, 1814, he was mustered into service as a Private in Capt. Abner Pearce's Company of the 3rd Tennessee Militia. The following spring, he was discharged at Fort Williams, in central Alabama, on April 10, 1815. After selling his final pay voucher to a man in Western Tennessee, he returned to Jonesboro.

In the 1840 Census, John was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(2) In the Census of 1850, John was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(3) In the Census of 1860, John was listed as a head of household in Yancey Co, NC.(4)

John Arrowood and Frances (Fanny) Barrett had the following children:

Notes and References

1. Jas. Whitehead, 1870 US Census, Greene Co. TN (Civil Dist No 8, Greeneville P.O.), P.248B L.10 H F.24, Series M-593, Roll 1531, National Archives, Washington, DC: Whitehead Jas 30 b.TN Farmer RE$400 PE$225 col.19; Fannie 30 b.NC Keeping house; John G 9 b.NC, Sarha (sic) E 8 b.TN, Fannie T 7 b.NC, Soloman 4 b.TN, Mary A 1 b.TN; Arwood Fannie 68 b.NC At home col.16,17 (hereafter cited as R1870 census, P.248B L.10, Greene Co. TN).
2. John Arrowood, 1840 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.270, John Arrowood: 0220101 - 2101001 (hereafter cited as 1840 census, P.270, Yancey Co. NC).
3. John Arrowood, 1850 US Census, Yancey Co. NC, P.409 L.34, John Arrowood 50 m, b.NC, Farmer RE$50; John 22 m Laborer; McHenry 21 m; Samuel 14 m; Washington 7 m; Wiley 5 m; Pinckney 2 m; Frances 46 f; Sarah 19 f; Nancy 16 f; Barbary 13 f; Frances 10 f (hereafter cited as 1850 census, P.409 L.34, Yancey Co. NC).
4. John Arrowoodd, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Fork Mtn. P.O.), P.892 L.23, John Arrowoodd, 63 m, b.NC Farmer RE$1000 PE$350; Fanny 58 f; Sarah 28 f; Barbary 22 f; Washington 18 m Farmer; Wesley 15 m Farmer; Pinckney 12 m; William 4 m. Next to daughter Fanny and son Sam (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.892 L.23, Yancey Co. NC).
5. Delores H. Smith, "Query: Solomon Ross and Nancy Arrowood," Families of Yancey Co., NC Vol. 2, No. 1 p. 1, (hereafter cited as Smith Query, Ross and Arrowood).
6. Article about Mrs. Fanny Whitehead, age 93, visiting her grandson, Lawrence H. Marine, in Maryville. Tells of the military service of her relatives, Maryville Times, Maryville, TN (October 20, 1932), quoted in "~The Blount Journal,"~ Vol. XII, No.2 (Blount Co. GHS, Fall 1996), p. 64 (hereafter cited as Maryville Times, Mrs. Fanny Whitehead).



Arrowood, Barbary (i769), b.1837-
Arrowood, Frances (Fanny) (i770), b.1840-d.1935
Arrowood, George Washington (i771), b.1842-d.1919
Arrowood, John (i762), b.1797-d.1864
Arrowood, John B. (i764), b.1828-
Arrowood, McHenry (i765), b.1828-
Arrowood, Nancy (i767), b.1833-d.1911
Arrowood, Pinckney (i773), b.1848-
Arrowood, Samuel (i768), b.1836-
Arrowood, Sarah (i766), b.1831-
Arrowood, Thomas (i604), b.1823-d.1900
Arrowood, Wesley (i772), b.1845-d.1865
Arrowood, William B. (i2068), b.1820-d.1865


Barrett, Frances (Fanny) (marriage to John Arrowood) (i763), b.1802-

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