.                           Jonathan Jennings, c1730 - 1784
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.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".

.          issue:

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.   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,
.                Tenn.
.              "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,
.                     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