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Bedford County TN Biographies

Anthony Reagor

ANTHONY REAGOR Name: Anthony Reagor - Rank: ---- State Served: ---

Born 1760, died 1824 in Bedford County, Tennessee, September 7th. He married Margaret Shook Brock December 11, 1789. Both are buried in the Shook Cemetery, Flat Creek, Bedford County, Tennessee with marked graves: A. R. 1760 - 1824 // M. R 1766-1838

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Anthony Reagor, born 1760, died September 7, 1824, was one of the earliest settlers on the waters of Big Flat Creek in Bedford County, Tennessee. He married Margaret Shook Brock, born 1766, died September 18, 1838, a widowed daughter of William Shook, on December 11, 1789. He was a Tax Payer in 1812.

Children:

1. William, born August 10, 1790 in Knox County, Tennessee

2. John, born January 3, 1792 in Knox County , Tennessee

3. Mary Magdalene, born December 9, 1793, died November 22, 1856, married David Eloyd, born June 19, 1786, died December 18, 1856, married 1811, had 9 children. Both are buried in the Shook Cemetery, Bedford County, Tennessee

4. Jacob, born October 10, 1795, died young

5. Anthony Wayne, born June 18, 1797, died June 8, 1846, married Rhoda Boone on December 10, 1820, buried in Boone Cemetery, Bedford County, Tennessee. Tombstone: Rhoda Boone Reagor, born November 17, 1803, died April 23, 1846.

Ref: Cemetery Records of Bedford County, Tennessee by Marsh
Ref: DAR Lineage Book

NOTE: Anthony Reagor was the first Reagor, and wife a Shook, came to Tennessee from North Carolina, and were of German descent.

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