John Killough

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Personal and Family Information

John was born on 8 JUN 1791 in Georgia, the son of unknown parents.

He died on 17 SEP 1855 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

His wife was Mary Woods, who he married on 8 MAR 1825 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Their four known children were Milton A. (1818-1897), Eleanor J (1827-1868), William H (1829-1891) and Nancy A (c1832-1891).

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth8 JUN 1791
Place: Georgia
Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
Source: Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
Authors: Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215
Date: 1965
Publisher: The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas

Death17 SEP 1855
Place: Carroll County, Tennessee
Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
Source: Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
Authors: Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215
Date: 1965
Publisher: The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas

BurialSEP 1855
Place: Carroll County, Tennessee
Address: Hampton Cemetery, Clarksburg Findagrave MEMORIAL ID 35201425
Will31 AUG 1851
Place: Carroll County, Tennessee
Address: signed 31 August 1851, recorded Oct Term 1855 names 3 wifes and children
Will-Killough, John 1855.1
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Will-Killough, John 1855.2
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Notes

Note 1

John Killough 1791-1855

Parents - James Killough and Parmelia Charter Killough

3 Marriages -

1st - Eleanor Kirk in 1816; she died in 1822 - Children: Mary, Milton A., John G. and Samuel D. Killough.

2nd - Mary Polly Woods in 1823; she died - Children: Eleanor, William H. and Nancy.

3rd - Delilah Wheels in 1843

John was a soldier in the War of 1812, was a Justice of the Peace for a number of years and was of Dutch descent. He was a worthy member of the Presbyterian Church. (Taken from "A Reminiscent History of the Ozark Region" by Goodspeed, Brothers 1894.)

Hampton Cemetery, Clarksburg Findagrave MEMORIAL ID 35201425

Sources

  1. Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Source: Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Authors: Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215
    Date: 1965
    Publisher: The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas
  2. Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Source: Captain Samuel Woods of King’s Mountain
    Authors: Lucile Womack Bates 3810 Bedford Ave, Nashville, Tennesse 37215
    Date: 1965
    Publisher: The Benton County Pioneer newsletter of The Benton County Historical Society Rogers, Arkansas