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Thomas MORTON
&
Descendants

By : Charlene Gillespie Deutsch

 

Thomas MORTON
Born about 1736 in County Antrim, Ireland
Married Elizabeth PAUL
                        Elizabeth PAUL was born about 1740 in County Antrim, Ireland
                        She died in 1811 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
Died August 25, 1806 in Chester County, South Carolina

 
Children of Thomas & Elizabeth (nee PAUL) MORTON are :

      1. Alexander MORTON

      2. Margaret MORTON

      3. Martha MORTON

      4. Thomas MORTON

      5. Mary MORTON

 

1. Alexander MORTON
      Born about 1769 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Martha Phoebe "Mattie" BLAIR on April 26, 1796 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        Martha Phoebe "Mattie" BLAIR was born June 1, 1773 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        She died on January 11, 1844 in Marion County, Illinois
      Died August 18, 1829 in Lincoln County, Tennessee

Children of Alexander & Martha Phoebe "Mattie" (nee BLAIR) MORTON are :

      A. James MORTON
            Born September 5, 1797 in Chester County, South Carolina
           Married (1) Mary Foil BRECKENRIDGE on December 13, 1819 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        Mary Foil BRECKENRIDGE was born about 1800
                        She died on January 28, 1828 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
           Married (2) Mary PARKINSON on January 26, 1832 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        Mary PARKINSON was born November 6, 1809 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        She died on August 6, 1868 in Marion County, Illinois
            Died January 25, 1870 in Marion County, Illinois

      B. Thomas MORTON
            Born August 7, 1799 in Chester County, South Carolina
           Married Jeanette WHAM in 1825 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        Jeanette WHAM was born April 9, 1800 in South Carolina
                        She died on February 21, 1892 in Walnut Hill, Marion County, Illinois
            Died November 22, 1862 in Marion County, Illinois

      C. John MORTON
            Born December 10, 1801 in Chester County, South Carolina
           Married Mary Polly MILLICAN
            Died September 24, 1829 in Lincoln County, Tennessee

      D. William MORTON
            Born March 8, 1804 in Chester County, South Carolina
           Married Rachel CRAWFORD on October 9, 1827 in Fayette County, Tennessee
            Died August 21, 1885 in Fayette County, Tennessee

      E. Margaret MORTON
            Born January 15, 1807 in Chester County, South Carolina
           Married James PARKINSON on January 20, 1831 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        James PARKINSON was born March 1, 1807 in South Carolina
                        He died on November 23, 1880 in Walnut Hill, Marion County, Illinois
            Died March 10, 1875 in Marion County, Illinois

      F. Alexander MORTON
            Born March 14, 1809 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
           Married Sarah WYATT on May 3, 1882 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        Sarah WYATT was born September 8, 1804 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        She died on April 19, 1876 Marion County, Illinois
            Died March 23, 1875 in Marion County, Illinois

      G. Jesse MORTON
            Born September 22, 1811 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
           Married Mary SLOAN on May 3, 1882 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Born August 11, 1850 in Lincoln County, Tennessee

      H. Elizabeth Jane MORTON
            Born 1813 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
           Married David Montgomery HAMILTON in 1831 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        David Montgomery HAMILTON was born May 7, 1809 in Pendleton District, South Carolina
                        He died on September 24, 1845 in the 14th District, Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Died 1888

      I. Martha Ann MORTON
            Born September 13, 186 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
           Married Hugh PARKINSON on March 4, 1841 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        Hugh PARKINSON was born June 1, 1814
                        He died on November 13, 1875 in Marion County, Illinois
            Died April 18, 1895 in Marion County, Illinois

 

2. Margaret MORTON
      Born about 1769 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married William BLAIR about 1796 in South Carolina
                        William BLAIR was born about 1768 in Ireland
                        He died January 7, 1833 in Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee
      Died February 16, 1845 in Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois

Children of William & Margaret (nee MORTON) BLAIR are :

      A. James Franklin BLAIR
            Born February 2, 1797 in Chester County, South Carolina
           Married Jean WYLIE on December 28, 1819 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        Jean WYLIE was born November 10, 1799 in South Carolina
                        She died on February 15, 1890
            Died February 20, 1860 in Randolph County, Illinois

      B. Elizabeth BLAIR
            Born August 29, 1799 in Chester District, South Carolina
           Married James WYLIE on November 16, 1819 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                        James WYLIE was born October 12, 1795 in South Carolina
                        He died on April 26, 1883 in Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois
            Died January 16, 1894 in Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois

      C. Thomas BLAIR, Sr.
            Born August 16, 1802 in Chester County, South Carolina
           Married Jane BRECKENRIDGE
                        Jane BRECKENRIDGE was born 1789 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        She died on August 11, 1868
            Died January 2, 1854 in Cutler, Perry County, Illinois

      D. Martha BLAIR
            Born December 4, 1804 in South Carolina
           Married John BRECKENRIDGE on April 3, 1832
                        John BRECKENRIDGE was born 1808
                        He died on June 7, 1851 in Randolph County, Illinois

      E. William BLAIR
            Born June 11, 1807 in South Carolina
           Married Elizabeth Ann HAMILTON
            Died September 9, 1841 in Lincoln County, Tennessee

      F. Margaret BLAIR
            Born August 26, 1811 in South Carolina
           Married James BRECKENRIDGE
                        James BRECKENRIDGE was born in February 1813
                        He died on April 10, 1845 in Rqndolph County, Illinois
            Died May 13, 1880

      G. John BLAIR
            Born January 7, 1814 in South Carolina
           Married Margaret Rachael MURDOCK
                        Margaret Rachael MURDOCK was born December 11, 1811
            Died February 3, 1860 in Pery County, Illinois

      H. Alexander BLAIR
            Born 1816
           Married Anna Jane McLAUGHLIN on September 11, 1843 in Illinois
                        Anna Jane McLAUGHLIN was born in 1824 and died in 1909
            Died 1865 in RandolphCounty, Illinois

 

3. Martha MORTON
      Born about 1780 in ? Chester County, South Carolina ?
      Married James Weir GILLESPIE, Sr. about 1801 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        James Weir GILLESPIE, Sr. was born about 1771 in County Antrim, Northern Ireland
                        He died on February 13, 1839 in Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois
      Died April 8, 1850 in Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois

Children of James & Martha (nee MORTON) GILLESPIE are :
      A. Sarah GILLESPIE
      Born August 8, 1802 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Stuart BURNS on March 7, 1820 in Chester County, South Carolina
            He was born June 23, 1793 in Balleymena, County Antrim, Ireland
            and died March 1, 1865 in Flat Prairie, Randolph County, Illinois
      Died June 21, 1890 in Flat Prairie, Randolph County, Illinois

      B. Eliza Jane GILLESPIE
      Born February 14, 1804 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Alexander McCLURE in 1825 in South Carolina
            He was born about 1800 in South Carolina
            and died March 11, 1845 in Perry County, Illinois
      Died July 14, 1871 in Perry County, Illinois

      C. Mary GILLESPIE
      Born June 6, 1806 in Chester County, South Carolina (L.D.S lists as 18Jun1806)
      Married Archibald McFIE on June 22, 1844 in Washington County, Illinois
            He was bornSeptember 28, 1811 in Rothsay, Bute Isle, Firth of Clyde, Scotland
            and died September 28, 1878 in Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois
      Died October 11, 1858 in Washington County, Illinois

      D. John Knox GILLESPIE
      Born March 28, 1808 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died November 27, 1816 in Chester County, South Carolina

      E. Susannah GILLESPIE
      Born April 25, 1810 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died January 24, 1853 in Washington County, Illinois

      F. Margaret GILLESPIE
      Born April 25, 1812 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died January 14, 1900 in Washington County, Illinois

      G. Thomas GILLESPIE
      Born August 19, 1814 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married (1) Jane FULTON on April 13, 1843 in Jordan's Grove, Randolph County, Illinois
            She was born August 14, 1814 in Ireland
            and died September 11, 1859 in Washington County, Illinois
      Married (2) Agness Nancy RUTHERFORD on December 3, 1861 in Jordan's Grove, Randolph County, Illinois
            She was born February 1, 1835 in Jordan's Grove, Randolph County, Illinois
            and died July 7, 1868 in Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois
      Died July 19, 1900 in St. Clair or Washington County, Illinois

      H. John K. GILLESPIE
      Born December 31, 1816 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Margaret Jane HAIR in December 1853 in Washington County, Illinois
            She was born about 1831
            and died February 13, 1894 in Anna, Union County, Illinois
      Died May 14, 1888 in Washington County, Illinois

      I. Unnamed Son GILLESPIE
      Born and died in 1818 in Chester County, South Carolina

      J. James L. GILLESPIE
      Born July 22, 1822 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Died November 11, 1839 in Washington County, Illinois

 

4. Thomas MORTON
      Born May 1781 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married Margaret BELL
      Died August 18, 1829 in Lincoln County, Tennessee

Child of Thomas MORTON & Margaret (nee BELL) is :
      David MORTON
          Born 1816
          Died September 19, 1840 in Washington County, Illinois

 

5. Mary MORTON
      Born about 1786 in Chester County, South Carolina
      Married John PAUL about 1802 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        John PAUL was born about 1780 in Chester County, South Carolina
                        He died on October 27, 1841 Washington County, Illinois
      Died August 27, 1843 in Washington County, Illinois

Children of John & Mary (nee MORTON) PAUL are :

      A. Elizabeth Susan PAUL
            Born April 1, 1804 in Chester County, South Carolina
            Died February 27, 1843 in Eden, Randaolph County, Illinois

      B. Levi PAUL
            Born April 10, 1806 in Chester County, South Carolina
            Died February 27, 1830 in Lincoln County, Tennessee

      C. Euridice PAUL
            Born August 26, 1808 in South Carolina
            Died October 23, 1808 in South Carolina

      D. Eli McLeod PAUL
            Born December 31, 1809 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Married Charlotte T. ROBINSON on January 19, 1837 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                              Charlotte T. ROBINSON was born July 26, 1816 in Tennessee
                              She died on October 6, 1881 in Tilden, Randolph County, Illinois
            Died January 9, 1871 in Washington County, Illinois

      E. Hiram PAUL
            Born September 2, 1812 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Died October 16, 1865 in Washington County, Illinois

      F. Lucinda PAUL
            Born April 7, 1814 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
      Married Edmund HOWARD on January 26, 1837 in Washington County, Illinois
                              Edmund HOWARD was born in Illinois and died January 8, 1852 in Illinois
            Died June 8, 1888 in Berlin, Sangamon County, Illinois

      G. Thomas L. PAUL
            Born October 18, 1817 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Married (1) Mary EDMISTON on January 6, 1842
                              Mary EDMISTON was born November 2, 1819 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
                              She died December 5, 1858 in Randolph County, Illinois
            Married (2) Jane MEARNS in 1860 in Randolph County, Illinois
                              Jane MEARNS was born August 31, 1834 in Scotland
                              She died March 8, 1910 in Washington County, Illinois
            Died May 18, 1890 in Tilden, Randolph County, Illinois

      H. Mary Jane PAUL
            Born June 15, 1820 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Died June 23, 1840

      I. Nancy Minerva PAUL
            Born March 2, 1823 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Married David EAST on April 16, 1841 in Washington County, Illinois
                              David EAST was born March 30, 1822 in Washington County, Illinois
                              He died October 10, 1890 in Washington County, Illinois
            Died June 27, 1866 Washington County, Illinois

      J. Samuel Wylie PAUL
            Born January 26, 1826 in Lincoln County, Tennessee
            Married Margaret Ann CAMPBELL in March 1848 in Washington County, Illinois
                              Margaret Ann CAMPBELL was born October 17, 1832 in New York
                              She died June 9, 1871 in Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois
            Died February 14, 1877 in Tilden, Randolph County, Illinois

      K. Sarah Margaret PAUL
            Born May 26, 1828 in Lincoln County, Tennessee

 

For questions, additions, or comments for this PAUL Family
Please Contact : Charlene Gillespie Deutsch

 


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