|. Jonathan Jennings, c1730 - 1784
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
. Jonathan Jennings,1 (ancestry unknown)
. b ca 1730 (?Pittsylvania Co, Va); d Aug 1784 Mercer Co, Ky (prob Lincoln Co, from which Mercer Co was created on 15 Dec 1785)
. m Dianna Bobbitt, b 1740 Halifax Co, Va, d after 1795 Mercer Co, Ky, d/o James Bobbitt (#13) and Elizabeth Bennett.
. Jonathan served in Col William Christian's company in an expedition against the Cherokees.
. 1779, 5 Feb: Lincoln Co, Ky Land Bk 1, p 1, Entry #6: Jonathan Jennings, assignee of Lewis Craig. 400 acres on Silver Creek.
. 1780, 26 Apr: Lincoln Co Land Bk 1, p 23: Entry #212: Jonathan Jennings, assignee of Lewis Craig. 1000 acres.
. 1795 Mercer Co, Ky tax list: Dianna Bobbitt.
. Children of Jonathan Jennings listed in document below: William, Edmund, Elizabeth Harmore, Mary, Uggy, Anne, Susanah, and
. Jonathan "who was scalped by Indians, and rendered incapable of getting his living".
. 1. Jonathan Jennings, b ca 1749 Bedford Co, Va, d ca 1816 Ballard Co, Ky, m 27 Aug 1786 Lincoln Co, Ky to Ann Woods, b ca
. 1750 Pittsylvania Co, Va.
2 2. William Jennings, b 16 Dec 1750 Bedford Co, m Elizabeth Ogle.
. 3. Edmond Jennings, b 1751, d 6 Dec 1840 Davidson Co, Tenn. Married and had children.
. Served in the Point Pleasant expedition, and in battle with the Indians. Moved to Sumner Co, Tenn and then to Davidson Co,
. "JENNINGS, Edmund - was 25 years old when he started with James Robertson in Oct. 1779, going overland to the French Lick.
. His father and family came to the settlement aboard the Donelson flotilla which arrived April 24, 1780"
. ? 4. Margaret (?Jennings) (Peggy), b ca 1750, d after 1830, m ca 1767 to Tobias Phillips (#421), b 25 Jan 1750 North Farnham
. Parish, Richmond Co, Va, d 22 Jan 1808 Grayson Co, Va, s/o George and Hannah Phillips.
. She wasn't listed in the document on Jonathan Jennings below.
. 5. Susanna Jennings, b 1774 Richmond Co, Va, m 5 Mar 1795 Mercer Co, Ky to Phillip Edmondson, b ca 1750 Va.
. 6. Uggy Jennings (or Aggey).
. Note: No proof, but Jonathan could be descended from William Jennings Sr, b 1667 Old Rappahannock Co, Va, d 1733 Richmond
. Co, Va. He m Mary Willoughby and had children William, John, Willoughby, Mary, and Augustine. One of Augustine's
. grandsons, Alexander Jennings, b ca 1780, was in Garrard Co, Ky in 1850, which is adjacent to Lincoln/Mercer Co's where
. Jonathan had died years earlier. This is not much of a connection, but many of the Pittsylvania Co, Va families had migrated
. from the Richmond Co, Va area. One source claims that Jonathan was a s/o John Jennings
. Ref: 1. "Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", 1985, John Perry Alderman, p 109-111.
. 2. Joe Payne's Home Page, www.joepayne.org/jennings3.htm
. 3. 1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements, Davidson, Sumner, and Tennessee Counties, Richard Carlson Fulcher,
. 1987. The entries on Edmund Jennings and Jonathan Jennings are on the page 61: "Davidson County"
. 4. http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=ann_blomquist&id=I26727
. This lists Aggy Jennings as a dau of Jonathan. Also has more on descendants of Jonathan Jennings Jr.
|. From 1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements, Davidson, Sumner, and Tennessee Counties
. by Richard Carlson Fulcher, 1987
. Courtesy of Sandy Shannon