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John and Charity Helton and Family


Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
ROOTS V, ver 5.04
MARCUM Project Version 363
May 23, 1997

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Helton


First Generation

1. John1 Helton was born in Tennessee circa 1805. John died date unknown at age unknown.

He married Charity (Helton) before 1830 in probably, Hawkins Co, TN. Charity was born circa 1815 in Tennessee. In the 1880 Census, Charity was listed as a head of household 1 June 1880 in Hawkins Co, TN.(1)

In the 1830 Census, John was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN.(2) The listing was not near either Marvel or Tempe Helton. It is presumed to be this John, and that the other John of the same age was still residing with his father, Marvel.

In the 1840 Census, John was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN.(3) He in his 30s and his wife in her 20s had a girl and a boy under age 5 and 3 boys of ages 5-9. No other Helton was listed on adjacent pages.

In the Census of 1850, John was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN.(4) In the Census of 1860, John was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN.(5)

John Helton and Charity (Helton) had the following children:

Second Generation

2. William2 Helton (John1) was born in Tennessee circa 1831.

He married Minerva (Helton) after 1850. Minerva was born circa 1835. In the Census of 1870, Minerva was listed as a head of household in Hancock Co, TN.(6)

In the Census of 1860, William was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN.(7)

William Helton and Minerva (Helton) had the following children:

3. Joshua2 Helton (John1) was born in Tennessee circa 1833.

He married Susanna Snyder date unknown. Susanna was born circa 1837 in Tennessee. Susanna(8) was the daughter of Isaac Snider and Elizabeth Amyx. Her maiden name and parents were provided by Carolyn Smith Gardner.

In the Census of 1860, Joshua was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN. In the Census of 1870, Joshua was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN.(9) In the 1880 Census, Joshua was listed as a head of household 5 June 1880 in Hawkins Co, TN.(10) He was listed as Landon O. Helton's neighborin the 1880 Census in Hawkins Co, TN.(11) He was listed as Orville Helton's neighborin the 1880 Census in Hawkins Co, TN.(12)

Joshua Helton and Susanna Snyder had the following children:

4. Wiley B.2 Helton (John1) was born in Tennessee circa 1835.

He married Maria Pearson 23 Jan 1856 in Hawkins Co, TN.(13)

In the Census of 1860, Wiley was listed as a head of household in Hancock Co, TN.(14) In the Census of 1870, Wiley was listed as a head of household in Hawkins Co, TN.(15) In the 1880 Census, Wiley was listed as a head of household 4 June 1880 in Hawkins Co, TN.(16)

Wiley B. Helton and Maria Pearson had the following children:

6. Orville2 Helton (John1) was born in Hawkins Co, TN Mar 1842. Orville died 12 June 1909 in Choptack, Hawkins Co, TN, at age 67.(18)

He married Susan (Helton) date unknown. Susan was born Oct 1850 in Tennessee.

He was listed as Joshua Helton's neighborin the 1880 Census in Hawkins Co, TN.(19) In the 1880 Census, Orville was listed as a head of household 7 June 1880 in Hawkins Co, TN.(20)

Orville Helton and Susan (Helton) had the following children:

Third Generation

14. John3 Helton (William2, John1) was born in Hawkins Co, TN circa 1853.

He married Margaret Jackson date unknown.

John Helton and Margaret Jackson had the following children:

18. Landon O.3 Helton (Joshua2, John1) was born in Hawkins Co, TN circa Nov 1859.

He married Elizabeth Kenner date unknown.

He was listed as Joshua Helton's neighborin the 1880 Census in Hawkins Co, TN.(21) In the 1880 Census, Landon was listed as a head of household 5 June 1880 in Hawkins Co, TN.(22) In the 1900 Census, Landon was listed as a head of household 12 June 1900 in Hawkins Co, TN.(23)

Landon O. Helton and Elizabeth Kenner had the following child:

Fourth Generation

39. Gideon4 Helton (John3, William2, John1)(27) was born 1882. Gideon died 1929 at age 47.

He married Katie Anderson date unknown.

All information about this man and his family was provided from his granddaughter, Robin Helton McCrory.

Gideon Helton and Katie Anderson had the following child:

Fifth Generation

45. Covey Sanford5 Helton (Gideon4, John3, William2, John1) was born 1919.

Covey Sanford Helton had the following child:


Notes and References


1. Charity Helton, 1880 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (13th Civil Dist), ED.84 S.3 L.11 H F.22, Series T-9, Roll 1261, National Archives, Washington, DC: Helton Charity 65 wid b.TN fb.VA mb.NC; Ann dau 33 sgl b.TN f,m.b.TN, both women No occupation col.22,23; Jane grdau 19, Tilda grdau 17, both girls sgl General labor, Julia grdau 9, Mary grdau 7, Malinda grdau 4, James grson 1 12 col.7=May, all gr.ch. b.TN f,m.b.TN (hereafter cited as R1880 census, ED.84 S.3 L.11, Hawkins Co. TN).
2. Rowena Lawson, comp., Hawkins County, Tennessee 1830 - 1850 Censuses (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1987), p. 30 (hereafter cited as Lawson, Hawkins Co. TN 1830-1850 Censuses). Cites p.66 of census: HELTON, John 00001 - 0001.
3. John Helton, 1840 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN, P.240 L.8, NA Microfilm, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1840 census, P.240 L.8, Hawkins Co. TN). John Helton 130001 - 10001 Tot=7 Ag=1
4. B. & B. Sistler, 1850 Census of Tennessee, , (hereafter cited as Sistlers' 1850 TN census).
5. B. & B. Sistler, 1860 Census of Tennessee, , (hereafter cited as Sistlers' 1860 TN census).
6. Manerva Helton, 1870 US Census, Hancock Co. TN (District No 2, Lea Valley P.O.), P.10A L.20 H F.46, Series M-593, Roll 1533, National Archives, Washington, DC: Helton Manerva 41f Keeping house col.16,17; John 16 Works on farm, Nancy 13, Martha 11, both girls At home, James 9, all 4 ch. col.15, Amanda 5; everybody b.TN (hereafter cited as R1870 census, P.10A L.20, Hancock Co. TN).
7. Sistlers' 1860 TN census, Hawkins Co., P.21(128): HETTON, William 27, Mineva 25, John 7, Nancy 4, Martha 1.
8. Carolyn Smith Gardner, Route 3, Box 273, Rogersville, TN 37857, "Some Early Families of Hawkins County Tennessee: Ancestors of Carolyn Smith Gardner," Distant Crossroads II, No. 1 (Hawkins County Genealogical Society, 1985): 23 (hereafter cited as Gardner, Ancestors).
9. Joshua Helton, 1870 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (District No. 11, Rogersville P.O.), P.148A L.31 H F.103, Series M-593, Roll 1535, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.148A L.31, Hawkins Co. TN). Helton Joshua 37 Farmer RE$50 col.19; Susannah 33 Keeping house col.17; Eliza 13 col.16,17, Landon 11 col.16,17, Joseph 8, Susan 6, James 3, Elizabeth 3, George 1; Price Taylor 19 Working on farm; [P.148B L.1] Elvina 21 Keeping house; Gaines 4/12 col.13=Feb; Kenner Houzen 25 Farmer PE$300 col.16,17,19; Mary 24 Keeping house col.16,17; Martha 4, William 1; everybody in all families b.TN.
10. Joshua Helton, 1880 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (11th Civil Dist), ED.85 S.7 L.1 H.60 F.64, Series T-9, Roll 1261, National Archives, Washington, DC: Helton Joshua 48 Farmer; Susan wife 48 Keeping house col.22,23; Joseph son 17 Working on farm, Susan dau 15, James son 13 Working on farm, Elizabeth dau 13, George son 9; everybody b.TN f,m.b.TN (hereafter cited as R1880 census, ED.85 S.7 L.1, Hawkins Co. TN).
11. Landon Helton, 1880 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (11th Civil District), ED.85 S.6 L.49 H.59 F.63, Series T-9, Roll 1261, National Archives, Washington, DC: Helton Landon 19 Working on farm col.22,23; Eisabeth wife 16 Keeping house col.23; both b.TN f,m.b.TN (hereafter cited as R1880 census, ED.85 S.6 L.49, Hawkins Co. TN).
12. Orville Helton, 1880 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (11th Civil Dist), ED.85 S.7 L.49 H.67 F.71, Series T-9, Roll 1261, National Archives, Washington, DC: Helton Orville 35 Farmer b.TN f,m.b.TN; Susan wife 30 b.TN f,m.b.NC; William J son 8, Riley E son 6 Working on farm, both ch. b.TN f,m.b.TN (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.85 S.7 L.49, Hawkins Co. TN).
13. Prentiss Price, 'Hawkins Co. 1789-1865', Tennessee Marriage Records, (Knoxville, TN: 1958), West Los Angeles Family History Center, Los Angeles, CA, 976.8 V25p, Vol. 2 , (hereafter cited as Hawkins Co. Mar. Rec.).
14. Sistlers' 1860 TN census, Hancock Co., P.514(62): HETTON, Wiley 30, Maria 25, James C. 4, Wm. H. 2, Matilda 1, Mary J.? GOODMAN 11.
15. Wilie Helton, 1870 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (District No. 2, Lee Valley P.O.), P.16A L.31, Series M-593, Roll 1535, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1870 census, P.16A L.31, Hawkins Co. TN). Helton Wilie 30 Farmer RE$400 PE$800 col.19; Maria 43 Keeping house col.16,17; James C 14 Working on farm, William H 12, Matilda J 10, all 3 ch. col.16,17, Lucinda 8, Jackson 7, Wilie B 4, Mary E 1; everybody b.TN.
16. Wiley Helton, 1880 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (13th Civil District), ED.84 S.5 L.13 H F.36, Series T-9, Roll 1261, National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.84 S.5 L.13, Hawkins Co. TN). Helton Wiley 45 Farmer; Mariah wife 52 Keeping house; James son 23 sgl Farming, Brownlow son 13 col.22,23, Mary E dau col.22,23, John son 9, Stokely son 7; everybody b.TN f,m.b.TN.
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18. Carolyn S. Gardner, "Vital Statistics Record of Deaths Hawkins County Tennessee - Chancery Court Office, Book 1," Distant Crossroads Vol. III, No. 2 (Hawkins County Genealogical Society, April 1986): p. 47 (hereafter cited as Gardner, Hawkins Co. Deaths).
19. R1880 census, ED.85 S.7 L.1, Hawkins Co. TN.
20. 1880 census, ED.85 S.7 L.49, Hawkins Co. TN.
21. R1880 census, ED.85 S.7 L.1, Hawkins Co. TN.
22. R1880 census, ED.85 S.6 L.49, Hawkins Co. TN.
23. Landon Helton, 1900 US Census, Hawkins Co. TN (Civil Dist 11), ED.86 S.9 L.81 H.165 F.168, Series T-623, Roll 1577, National Archives, Washington, DC: Helton Landon Oct 1858-41 m.22 Farmer 0-NNYOFF 112; Elizabeth wife Feb 1864-36 m.22 2 2 YYY; Nessie son May 1891-9; Epps Jessie grandson Dec 1897-2; everybody b.TN f,m.b.TN (hereafter cited as R1900 census, ED.86 S.9 L.81, Hawkins Co. TN).
24. Gardner, Ancestors.
25. Ibid.
26. Ibid.
27. Pam Looney (Cadiwak@aol.com) email to Ralph D. Clark, 19 May 1997, Helton Family from Tn.. Mrs. Minerva Helton and descendants, information from Robin Helton McCrory. (hereafter cited as Looney, 5/19/1997, Helton Family from Tn.).


Index

(Helton)

(Helton), Annis (marriage to Stokely Helton) (i2904), b.1872-
(Helton), Charity (marriage to John Helton) (i810), b.1815-
(Helton), Minerva (marriage to William Helton) (i5184), b.1835-
(Helton), Susan (marriage to Orville Helton) (i5198), b.1850-

Anderson

Anderson, Katie (marriage to Gideon Helton) (i5187)

Dyer

Dyer, Nancy Jane (marriage to Nessie Walter Helton) (i5192), b.1893-d.1958

Helton

Helton, Adaline (i4891), b.1857-
Helton, Covey (i2869), b.1894-
Helton, Covey Sanford (i2874), b.1919-
Helton, Eliza T. (i2876), b.1858-
Helton, Elizabeth (i2885), b.1867-
Helton, Emma (i2903), b.1882-
Helton, George (i2886), b.1869-
Helton, George (i4887), b.1845-
Helton, Gideon (i2866), b.1882-d.1929
Helton, Grant Taylor (i2870), b.1901-
Helton, Henry (i2871)
Helton, Hester Ann (i4886), b.1844-
Helton, Jackson (i2888), b.1863-
Helton, James (i2884), b.1867-
Helton, James (i4890), b.1855-
Helton, James C. (i2878), b.1856-
Helton, Jane (i4883), b.1839-
Helton, Jesse (i4889), b.1850-
Helton, John (i803), b.1805-
Helton, John (i2862), b.1853-
Helton, John (i2891), b.1871-
Helton, John (i4888), b.1848-
Helton, John Sanford (i2868), b.1891-
Helton, Joseph (i2882), b.1862-
Helton, Joshua (i4881), b.1833-
Helton, Landon O. (i2877), b.1859-
Helton, Lavinia (i4885), b.1843-
Helton, Lucinda (i2887), b.1862-
Helton, Martha (i2864), b.1859-
Helton, Mary E. (i2890), b.1869-
Helton, Matilda J. (i2880), b.1859-
Helton, Nancy (i2863), b.1856-
Helton, Nessie Walter (i2881), b.1890-d.1961
Helton, Orville (i4884), b.1842-d.1909
Helton, Riley E. (i2902), b.1874-
Helton, Robin (i2875) (still alive)
Helton, Ruth Ann (i2865)
Helton, Stokely (i2892), b.1872-
Helton, Susan (i2872)
Helton, Susan (i2883), b.1864-
Helton, Wiley B. (i4882), b.1835-
Helton, Wilie Brownlow (i2889), b.1866-
Helton, William (i4880), b.1831-
Helton, William H. (i2879), b.1858-
Helton, William J. (i2901), b.1862-
Helton, William Jefferson (i2867), b.1883-

Jackson

Jackson, Margaret (marriage to John Helton) (i5185)

Kenner

Kenner, Elizabeth (marriage to Landon O. Helton) (i5191)

Odom

Odom, William (marriage to Ruth Ann Helton) (i5186)

Pearson

Pearson, Maria (marriage to Wiley B. Helton) (i5195)

Snyder

Snyder, Susanna (marriage to Joshua Helton) (i5188), b.1837-

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