"Tennessee Trails" through Bedford County



Born in Union District, S.C., died Bedford Co TN, married to Miss Elizabeth Jane Norman (other records have her name as Margaret). Both are buried in the Old Flat Creek Cemetery, Flat Creek TN without gravemarkers.

No SA report from the National Archives, Washington D.C.

Original records in possession of Mr. James Gore, Shelbyville TN

Family Records of Wm. Floyd as given to Charles E. Gowen in the Summer of 1904 when in his 84th year.

Dave Floyd and wife, my great grandparents, came from Union District, S.C., settled in what is now known as the Boyer's place about one mile south of Flat Creek, Bedford County, TN. Wife was a Norman, a sister to Edward Gore's wife. Hence the Gore relationship. He raised a large family and died (he and his wife) on the same day and were buried in one grave at Flat Creek.


Jonathan married a Finney, went to IL

George married Annie Cox, daughter of Thomas Cox who died in 1860 in MS and Peggy Allison who died in 1831 in Bedford TN.

David, born 1786 married Mary Magdaline Reagor, daughter of ANthony Reagor. David died 1856, both buried in Shook cemetery, Bedford TN

Enoch married Ann Waters Shook who was born 1794 in Knox Co TN. Enoch made a M.E. Preacher, went to Jackson Co AL. Ann was daughter of Wm. and Elender Waters Shook.

Elijah married Sallie Watson

Hosea Holcum married Elizabeth Ann Couser. Hosea was killed by Yankees in Fayetteville TN about 1864

Peggy (Margaret) married Jim Beavers. Buried on Cane Creek, Lincoln Co TN. Will Book Page 110

Priscella married John Davis

Jane married Norman Finney

Jonathan, George and David were all in the Battle of New Orleans, 1812

Newton and Clement Cannon to David Floyd, $500., deed. Land situated on head waters of Flat Creek of south side of Duck River, bordering Thomas Cox and John Allison.

David Floyd: 26 June 1809

Ref: Records by Mr. Klyne Jack Keller, Madison TN

Ref: Records County Court House, Deed Book B Pg 20

Found this at the Shelbyville Library years ago - but have no idea what book (Pg 78) it came out of.