Posted By:Thomas Kerwin
Subject:Re: John W Nall & Dorcas Endsley (Ansley)_NC to MO
Post Date:December 06, 2012 at 07:17:42
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I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.

All of the Nall family trees @ ancestry list Dorcas as John's wife but no other details are given regarding her parents.

I don't know how you will attach Dorcas Endsley (Ansley), b 1801 to Abraham Endsley & Sarah Vance considerin ONLY the head of the houshold was listed on the early census records -

Facts you should know about the early census records -
All census records [1790 – 1840] prior to the 1850 census ONLY listed the head of household; whether male or female.

NO specific age was stated for any family member
NO place of birth was stated – city, state, or country
NO city, town, or village is stated – only the county; however some census takers listed the township
NO street address was stated
NO marital status was stated – single, married, widowed, or divorced
NO family relationship was stated – brother, sister, cousin, son, daughter, wife, inlaw, etc…
NO occupation was stated
NO parental birthplaces are stated                     
NO race was stated [but assume “white”]
1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.

Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"

1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members

1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++

1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.

1850 -
Name: John Nalls
Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1809
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: District 98, Texas, Missouri
Gender: Male

John Nalls 41, NC - farmer
Darcus Nalls 41, NC
Thomas Nalls 23, NC - farmer
Sarah Nalls 20, NC
John Nalls 17, NC - farmer
Mary Nalls 15, NC
Atlas Nalls 14, NC
Leonard Nalls 12, NC
Willis Nalls 10, TN
Elizabeth Nalls 7, TN

1860 -
Name: John Nall
Age in 1860: 61
Birth Year: abt 1799
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1860: Cass, Texas, Missouri
Gender: Male
Post Office: Houston

John Nall 61, NC - farmer
Doscar Nall 59, NC
Polly Nall 25, NC
Atley Nall 24, NC
Leon Nall 22, NC
Willis Nall 19, TN
Elizabeth Nall 17, TN

marriage record -
North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
about Nancy Brady
Groom: John Nall [so, was John married 2 times????]
Bride: Nancy Brady
Bond date: 4 Apr 1818
Bond #: 000020254
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868

ImageNum: 000876
County: Chatham
Record #: 01 027
Bondsman: Josiah Glass
Witness: Thos Ragland

death record -
John W Nall
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1798 Chatham County North Carolina
Death: Jul. 28, 1860 Shawnee Johnson County, Kansas

John W NALL was the son of John NALL & Sarah GLASS. He married 1st Nancy BRADY on April 4, 1818, Chatham, NC. Nancy was b c 1800 & d c 1819. We believe she may have died from complications of child birth.

He married 2nd Dorcas ENDSLEY (ANSLEY) about 1821, Chatham, NC & they had 10 children. They are: Wesley, Thomas Carter, Orville Eastland "Bob", Sarah, John (my g-grandfather), Mary "Polly", Atlas, Lemuel, Willis, & Elizabeth.

Family links:
Wesley Nall (1822 - 1892)
Thomas Carter Nall (1826 - 1903)
Orville Eastland Nall (1828 - 1920)
John Nall (1832 - 1917)
Mary Nall (1834 - 1909)
Lemuel Nall (1838 - 1894)
Elizabeth Nall Boles (1843 - 1922)

Highland Cemetery
Prairie Village
Johnson County

This is the son -
name: John /Nall/
gender: Male
birth: 30 October 1832
, Chatham, North Carolina
death: 18 November 1917
Shawnee Mission, Shawnee, Kansas
burial: Johnson, Kansas

father: John /Nall/
mother: Dorcus /Ansley/

Marriages (2)
spouse: Susan Emma /Mooney/
marriage: 10 January 1872
, Johnson, Kansas
marriage: 10 January 1872
, Johnson, Kansas
Hide children (6)

child 1: Mathew Emery /Nall/
gender: Male
BIRTH April 1882
DEATH 1912

BURIAL ,Johnson,Kansas

child 2: Minnie L. /Nall/
gender: Female
BIRTH May 1877
, , Kansas
DEATH 1904

BURIAL ,Johnson,Kansas

child 3: Susan Acentha /Nall/
gender: Female
BIRTH November 1880
, , Kansas

child 4: Margaret Cornelia /Nall/
gender: Female
BIRTH December 1878
DEATH 1948

BURIAL ,Johnson,Kansas

child 5: Robert Lee /Nall/
gender: Male
BIRTH 1875
, , Kansas
DEATH 10 October 1935
, , Kansas

child 6: Thomas R. /Nall/
gender: Male
BIRTH June 1895

spouse: Nancy J. /Sells/
marriage: 1857
Prairie Village, Johnson, Kansas
marriage: 1857
Prairie Village, Johnson, Kansas
Hide children (4)

child 1: Benjanin Franklin /Nall/
gender: Male
BIRTH 1866

child 2: Alice J. /Nall/
gender: Female
BIRTH 1861
DEATH 17 August 1867

BURIAL ,Johnson,Kansas

child 3: Tillman H. /Nall/
gender: Male
BIRTH 1858
DEATH 1913

BURIAL ,Johnson,Kansas

child 4: Tabitha Josephine /Nall/
gender: Female
BIRTH 1869
, , Kansas

Moved from N.C. with parents to Tn in 1838 and 5 yrs later to Texas Co., Mo in 1843,where he was raised on a farm. In spring of 1866 he came to Kansas and fro abt 2 yrs farmed in Bourbon Co.. In spring of 1869, he came to Prairie Village, Johnson Co., Kansas and located on his present farm, where he had a fine orchard of 7 acres and became a breeder of short-horned cattle, mules, horses, and hogs..During the Cival War, he served for 3 yrs in the 13th state militia.

The land on Johnson Co., Kansas was Indian land. John White and family had the land to the North. The Nall Cemetery lies 1/2 on Nall and 1.2 on White land. Whites began using their side, and the Nalls their side. In the late 1800's they opened it up to a local community cemetery.

John age 35,b. N.C. ; no wife; $6000 and $700; 3 children at home John age 67, b. N.C. ;md 28 yrs, 6 children and 6 living, Oct 1832, Farmer ;brother,Thomas,b.Dec 1826, N.C., single and sister, Mary, b. Oct 1854,N.C., single living with family or next door-fam#190.

John age 77,b N.C.-Farmer.Daughter, Josephine Nall (Honn) living next door with her 3 children.

John age 48,b N.C.

Linda Lewis, Jan 2, 2006,A Genealogical Researcher in Johnson Co., Kansas had transcripts of markers. and the link to Nalls is db=gdbnall&xlsl=gdbtree&id=P0000000001
John age 67-Oct 1832, b. N.C.,md 28 yrs, 6 children and 6 living,parents b. N.C.-Farmer
Married 10 Jan 1872

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John Nall
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1832
Chatham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1917
Johnson County
Kansas, USA

Johnson-Bourbon County KS Archives Biographies.....Nall, John 1832 -
Author: Ed Blair (1915)

John Nall, a Kansas pioneer and prominent Johnson county farmer, is a native of North Carolina. He was born in Chatham county, in 1832, and is a son of John and Dorcas Nall, both natives of Chatham county, North Carolina, who came from that State to Tennessee and then to Missouri at an early date. They were the parents of ten children, as follows: Wesley, Thomas Carter, Orville Eastland, Sarah, Mary, Atlas, Lemuel, Willis, Elizabeth and John. John Nail, whose name introduces this sketch, was educated in private schools and in the public schools of Tennessee and Missouri. In 1856, he came to Kansas from Missouri and settled in Bourbon county, near Mapleton. He remained there about two years and went to Bates county, Missouri, but returned to Kansas, March 18, 1859, this time locating in Mission township, Johnson county, then Shawnee township.

With his brother, Thomas, he bought a claim of 160 acres of school land. He then bought a claim of eighty acres from a Shawnee Indian named Wash White, paying him $12 per acre, and also purchased forty acres from a Shawnee woman named Sarah Prophet for $1.25 per acre. This land is now worth $200 per acre. His last purchase was forty acres from Milton McGee, of Kansas City, Mo. This last forty acres joins the school land which he first purchased.

There were a great many Shawnee Indians here when Mr. Nall came and Graham Rodgers was the chief of the tribe. He lived where John R. Foster now resides, about three-fourths of a mile from Milburn station. Mr. Nall resided on his place through the days of the border warfare and the Civil war, except while he was in the service for a short time. He served in Company D, Thirteenth regiment, Kansas militia and was in camp with his company at Little Santa Fe, Olathe Mission and Shawneetown. Mr. Nall's home is on an eminence overlooking the battlefield of Westport, which is about two and one-half miles distant. He was home on the day of the battle, and saw the charges and countercharges and not only could hear the firing but could hear the yells of the soldiers as the conflict was waged. Mr. Nall was married in 1857 in Bates county, Missouri, to Miss Nancy J. Sells, who died in 1870. To
this union were born nine children, two of whom are living, as follows. Tabitha Josephine, married Philip C. Nall and is now a widow, residing in Shawneetown, and Benjamin Franklin, who resides in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. Nall was married the second time in 1872 to Miss Susan Emma Mooney, at Mission, Kan. She died August 19, 1915, and is buried in the Nall cemetery. Six children were born to this marriage, four of whom are living, as follows: Robert E. Lee is married and resides at Oakland, Calif.; Maggie Cornelia resides at home; Susan Asenith married W. J. McClellan and lives on the home place, and Thomas Raymond resides at home.

Mr. Nall is well known in Johnson county and is one of the substantial citizens of Mission township. Thomas Nall, who came to Johnson county with his brother in 1859, died December 31, 1903, and is buried in the Nall cemetery. Orville Nall, another brother, lives with his younger sister, Mrs. Elizabeth
Bowles, in Rosedale, Kan.

Family links:
John W Nall (1798 - 1860)

Susan Emma Mooney Nall (1852 - 1915)
Nancy Jane Sells Nall (1834 - 1870)

Tillman Howard Nall (1858 - 1913)
Allice J Nall (1861 - 1867)
Benjamin Frank Nall (1864 - 1936)*
Tabitha Josephine Nall Honn-Nall (1869 - 1941)
Robert Lee Nall (1872 - 1961)
Minnie L. Nall (1877 - 1904)
Susan Asenith Nall McClelland (1880 - 1954)
Matthew Emery Nall (1882 - 1912)

Highland Cemetery
Prairie Village
Johnson County
Kansas, USA