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Re: Martin Trantham -Staffordshire, ENG
Posted by: Tom Merrell Date: November 27, 2000 at 20:08:03
In Reply to: Martin Trantham -Staffordshire, ENG by Ali Beethe of 534

Ali, I appreciate your effort to put the family together. Here's what I have through 9 generations. Since the other 4 generations are living I'll be happy to send them to you directly if you like and in whatever form you like.

Tom

Descendants of Martin TRANTHAM 1
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FIRST GENERATION

1. Martin TRANTHAM 1 was born about 1690 in Staffordshire, England. He died in 1769 in Lillington, Harnett Co., NC.

Martin TRANTHAM 1 had the following children:

       +2       i.       Martin TRANTHAM 2.



SECOND GENERATION

2. Martin TRANTHAM 2 was born about 1710 in NC. He died about 1783 in Rowan Co., NC.

He was married to Elizabeth Eppinger ? about 1728 in NC. Elizabeth Eppinger ? was born in 1702 in Germany. She died in 1834 in Maury Co., TN. Martin TRANTHAM 2 and Elizabeth Eppinger ? had the following children:

       +3       i.       Jeptha TRANTHAM.
       +4       ii.       Martin TRANTHAM 3.
       +5       iii.       Mary TRANTHAM.



THIRD GENERATION

3. Jeptha TRANTHAM.

He was married to Hannah SMITH. Jeptha TRANTHAM and Hannah SMITH had the following children:

       6       i.       Joseph TRANTHAM was born abt1785.

4. Martin TRANTHAM 3 was born about 1730 in Harnett Co., NC. He died in 1783 in Rowan Co., NC. He resided in Potts Creek, Rowan Co., NC.

He was married to Ann SHATTOCK (Shaddock) in 1758 in Potts Creek, Rowan Co., NC. Ann SHATTOCK (Shaddock) was born in 1747 in Rowan Co., NC. Martin TRANTHAM 3 and Ann SHATTOCK (Shaddock) had the following children:

       +7       i.       Mary TRANTHAM.
       +8       ii.       Martin TRANTHAM 4.
       +9       iii.       Ann TRANTHAM.
       +10       iv.       Margery TRANTHAM.

He was married to Anne PICKENS before 1750. Martin TRANTHAM 3 and Anne PICKENS had the following children:

       11       i.       Martin TRANTHAM 4 was born sbt 1750.
       12       ii.       John TRANTHAM was born about 1765. He died in 1820.
       13       iii.       Japhta TRANTHAM was born in 1765 in Rowan Co., NC.
       +14       iv.       Absolom TRANTHAM.

5. Mary TRANTHAM was born between 1730 and 1740 in Harnett Co., NC. She died between 1808 and 1820 in Rutherford Co., TN.

She was married to John HOLLIS between 1760 and 1765.



FOURTH GENERATION

7. Mary TRANTHAM was born on 5 Dec 1771 in Potts Creek, Rowan Co., NC. She was buried in Feb 1837 in Sycamore Cem., Buncombe Co., NC. She died on 21 Feb 1837 in Mills River Valley, Buncombe Co., NC.

She was married to Jesse Riley RICKMAN (son of Dr. William RICKMAN and Sarah VAN METER) on 10 Jan 1791 in Dykes Creek, Rowan Co., NC. Jesse Riley RICKMAN was born on 2 May 1770 in Kittewan, Charles City, VA. He was buried in Mar 1860 in Rickman Cem., South Mills River, Henderson Co., NC. He died on 10 Mar 1860 in Mills River Valley, Buncombe Co., NC. He resided possibly in Jersey Community, Rowan Co., NC. Mary TRANTHAM and Jesse Riley RICKMAN had the following children:

       +15       i.       Nancy RICKMAN.
       +16       ii.       John RICKMAN.
       +17       iii.       Michael RICKMAN.
       +18       iv.       William RICKMAN.
       +19       v.       Martin RICKMAN.
       +20       vi.       Martha RICKMAN.
       +21       vii.       Robert RICKMAN.
       +22       viii.       Jesse Wilburn RICKMAN.
       +23       ix.       Rebecca RICKMAN.
       24       x.       Mary RICKMAN was born on 14 Aug 1810 in NC. She was buried in Sycamore Cem., Buncombe Co., NC. She died in in infancy.
       +25       xi.       Merritt RICKMAN.
       +26       xii.       Miles RICKMAN.
       +27       xiii.       Margaret (Peggy) RICKMAN.
       28       xiv.       Naomi RICKMAN was born on 11 Oct 1816 in NC. She died in 1832. She Never married.

8. Martin TRANTHAM 4 was born in 1773 in Rowan Co., NC. He died on 4 Jul 1824 in Davidson Co., NC. He was buried in 1834 in Shiloh Meth. Ch. Cem., Davidson Co., NC.

He was married to Amelia "Mealy" NICHOLISON on 6 Apr 1795 in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC. Amelia "Mealy" NICHOLISON died before 1811. Martin TRANTHAM 4 and Amelia "Mealy" NICHOLISON had the following children:

       +29       i.       Joseph C. TRANTHAM.
       +30       ii.       John TRANTHAM.
       +31       iii.       Martin TRANTHAM.
       +32       iv.       Levi TRANTHAM.

He was married to Mary Magdalena YANTZ (YOUNTS) (daughter of William YANTZ (YOUNTS) and Mary ?) on 13 Aug 1811 in Rowan Co., NC. Mary Magdalena YANTZ (YOUNTS) was born on 10 Jan 1790 in Rowan Co., NC. She died in Davidson Co., NC. Martin TRANTHAM 4 and Mary Magdalena YANTZ (YOUNTS) had the following children:

       +33       i.       Daniel Younts TRANTHAM.
       34       ii.       Martin TRANTHAM was born about 1812 in Rowan Co., NC.
       35       iii.       Sarah TRANTHAM.
       36       iv.       Elizabeth Younts TRANTHAM was born in 1824 in Rowan Co., NC.

9. Ann TRANTHAM was born about 1773.

She was married to Peter WHITAKER (son of William WHITAKER and Elizabeth CARLETON). Peter WHITAKER was born about 1733 in Rowan Co., NC. He was born on 22 Jun 1733 in Kennett Square, Chester Co., PA. He was born on 22 Jun 1733 in Chester Co., PA. He died in Aug 1815 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. He died in Aug 1815 in Rowan Co., NC. He was buried in Cane Creek Cem., Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC.

10. Margery TRANTHAM was born in 1775 in Rowan Co., NC.

She was married to James ROACH.

14. Absolom TRANTHAM was born on 6 Oct 1770 in SC?.

He was married to Mary WILLIAMS.



FIFTH GENERATION

15. Nancy RICKMAN was born on 20 Apr 1792 in NC. She died in 1876.

She was married to Joseph REED.

16. John RICKMAN was born on 9 Jun 1795 in Potts Creek, Rowan Co., NC. He died on 8 Jan 1841 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. He was buried on 8 Jan 1841 in Cane Creek Cem., Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC.

He was married to Nancy WHITAKER (daughter of Joshua WHITAKER Jr. and Nancy CHILDERS) on 4 Jan 1819 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. Nancy WHITAKER was born on 27 Oct 1796 in Jersey Community, Rowan Co., NC. She was buried in 1894 in Cane Creek Cem., Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. She died on 10 Aug 1894 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. John RICKMAN and Nancy WHITAKER had the following children:

       37       i.       Jesse RICKMAN.
       +38       ii.       Mary RICKMAN.
       39       iii.       Nancy RICKMAN.
       +40       iv.       Joshua RICKMAN.
       +41       v.       John William RICKMAN.
       +42       vi.       William Riley RICKMAN.
       43       vii.       Miles RICKMAN.
       44       viii.       Naomi RICKMAN.
       +45       ix.       Rhoda RICKMAN.
       46       x.       infant RICKMAN died at birth.

17. Michael RICKMAN was born on 5 Apr 1797 in NC.

He was married to Susannah WHITAKER.

18. William RICKMAN was born on 5 Apr 1797 in Rowan Co., NC.

He was married to Artemesia O. SPIVERY (Artymeessee ). Artemesia O. SPIVERY (Artymeessee ) was born on 28 Jun 1801 in Rowan Co., NC. William RICKMAN and Artemesia O. SPIVERY (Artymeessee ) had the following children:

       +47       i.       James Henry RICKMAN.

19. Martin RICKMAN was born on 11 Oct 1799 in NC. He died in 1877.

He was married to Sarah WILLIAMS on 10 Dec 1865.

He was married to Jane BLOCKER.

20. Martha RICKMAN was born on 16 Nov 1801 in NC. She died.

She was married to ? GARTEN.

21. Robert RICKMAN was born on 16 Nov 1801 in NC. He died in 1837.

He was married to Sarah FLOURNEY on 1 Oct 1835 in Jackson Co., MO.

22. Jesse Wilburn RICKMAN was born on 7 Jan 1805 in NC. He died in 1870 in CA.

He was married to Sarah W. ? in 1829 in NC.

23. Rebecca RICKMAN was born on 5 Oct 1808 in NC. She died in 1870.

She was married to Joseph SITTON.

25. Merritt RICKMAN was born on 6 Aug 1812 in NC.

He was married to Sarah SITTON.

26. Miles RICKMAN was born on 6 Aug 1812 in NC.

He was married to Rebecca SUTHERLAND.

27. Margaret (Peggy) RICKMAN was born on 27 Apr 1815 in NC.

She was married to Rev. Jeremiah TAYLOR. Rev. Jeremiah TAYLOR was buried in Whitaker-Moore Cem.. He was a Baptist Preacher.

29. Joseph C. TRANTHAM was born on 2 May 1798 in Rowan Co., NC. He died on 24 Aug 1866 in Greene Co., MO.

He was married to Sarah MICHAEL on 15 Aug 1820. Joseph C. TRANTHAM and Sarah MICHAEL had the following children:

       48       i.       Elizabeth TRANTHAM was born in 1823 in Rowan Co., NC.
       49       ii.       Mary TRANTHAM was born on 21 Oct 1824 in Davidson Co., NC.

30. John TRANTHAM was born in 1800 in Rowan Co., NC.

He was married to Elizabeth CUNNINGHAM on 3 Feb 1819 in Rowan Co., NC. John TRANTHAM and Elizabeth CUNNINGHAM had the following children:

       50       i.       Martin TRANTHAM was born in 1822 in Rowan Co., NC.

31. Martin TRANTHAM was born in 1802.

He was married to Ritter TAYLOR on 27 Dec 1820.

32. Levi TRANTHAM was born on 6 Jul 1804 in Davidson Co., NC. He died on 31 May 1876 in Greene Co., MO.

He was married to Nancy CUNNINGHAM on 1 Mar 1825 in Davidson Co., NC. Nancy CUNNINGHAM was born on 31 Jan 1805. She died on 10 Mar 1825 in Willard, Greene Co., MO. Levi TRANTHAM and Nancy CUNNINGHAM had the following children:

       51       i.       Elizabeth TRANTHAM was born on 14 Mar 1828 in Davidson Co., NC. She died on 9 Dec 1915 in Greene Co., MO.
       +52       ii.       Martin D. TRANTHAM.

33. Daniel Younts TRANTHAM was born on 23 Jul 1810 in Rowan Co., NC. He died on 24 Apr 1863.

He was married to Sarah L. OWEN on 15 Dec 1834. Daniel Younts TRANTHAM and Sarah L. OWEN had the following children:

       53       i.       Elizabeth TRANTHAM.



SIXTH GENERATION

38. Mary RICKMAN was born on 24 Sep 1818 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. She was buried in 1891 in Liberty Cem., Edneyville, Henderson Co., NC. She died on 15 Jun 1891 in Fruitland, Henderson Co., NC.

She was married to Alexander MERRELL (son of John MERRILL Jr. and Elizabeth GARREN) on 16 Mar 1845. Alexander MERRELL was born on 29 Aug 1817 in Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC. He died on 23 Jan 1869 in Fruitland, Henderson Co., NC. Mary RICKMAN and Alexander MERRELL had the following children:

       +54       i.       John A. MERRELL.
       +55       ii.       Eli M. MERRELL.
       56       iii.       Jesse E. MERRELL was born on 25 Jul 1848.
       57       iv.       Elizabeth MERRELL was born on 13 Sep 1849. She died on 6 Dec 1877.
       +58       v.       Joshua M. MERRELL.
       +59       vi.       Nancy M. MERRELL.
       60       vii.       Mary C. MERRELL was born on 1 Jul 1854. She died on 1 Mar 1876.
       +61       viii.       David J. MERRELL.
       +62       ix.       Rhoda J. MERRELL.
       +63       x.       Adina M. MERRELL.

40. Joshua RICKMAN was born on 10 Feb 1823.

He was married to Naomi C. REED.

41. John William RICKMAN was born in 1824. He died in 1897.

John William RICKMAN had the following children:

       +64       i.       Marion Young RICKMAN.

42. William Riley RICKMAN.

William Riley RICKMAN and Manervia ALEXANDER had the following children:

       +65       i.       Sarah Abigail RICKMAN.
       66       ii.       William Riley RICKMAN Jr..
       67       iii.       Matilda RICKMAN.

45. Rhoda RICKMAN was born in 1834. She died in 1898.

She was married to James TRANTHAN.

47. James Henry RICKMAN was born in 1828.

He was married to Eliza FAUBION. James Henry RICKMAN and Eliza FAUBION had the following children:

       +68       i.       Jesse Faubion RICKMAN.

52. Martin D. TRANTHAM was born on 4 Nov 1830 in Davidson Co., NC. He died on 22 Oct 1903 in Greene Co., MO.

He was married to Martha CUNNINGHAM (daughter of Josiah CUNNINGHAM and Sarah HEASLEY) on 23 Feb 1851.



SEVENTH GENERATION

54. John A. MERRELL was born on 9 Jun 1846. He died on 30 Mar 1912. He resided in Henderson-Buncombe Co. NC.

He was married to Elizabeth WILLIAMS on 25 Feb 1867. Elizabeth WILLIAMS was born on 28 Apr 1845. She died on 17 Sep 1917. John A. MERRELL and Elizabeth WILLIAMS had the following children:

       +69       i.       B.A. MERRELL.
       +70       ii.       J.P. MERRELL.
       +71       iii.       Molly MERRELL.
       +72       iv.       W.F. MERRELL.
       +73       v.       J.H. MERRELL.
       +74       vi.       Sallie MERRELL.
       +75       vii.       Maggie MERRELL.
       +76       viii.       Hester MERRELL.
       +77       ix.       Nancy MERRELL.

55. Eli M. MERRELL was born on 1 Jun 1847. He resided in Henderson Co., NC.

He was married to Sallie WILLIAMS. Eli M. MERRELL and Sallie WILLIAMS had the following children:

       +78       i.       Mary MERRELL.
       +79       ii.       Martha MERRELL.
       +80       iii.       Andy MERRELL.
       +81       iv.       Sallie MERRELL.

He was married to Alice EDNEY. Eli M. MERRELL and Alice EDNEY had the following children:

       82       i.       Herbert MERRELL.

58. Joshua M. MERRELL was born on 30 Mar 1851. He died on 6 Oct 1882. He resided in Henderson Co., NC.

He was married to Patient (Patia) Jarusha BALDWIN (daughter of John Ruben BALDWIN and Mary Saphronia LANCE). Patient (Patia) Jarusha BALDWIN was born on 8 Sep 1857. She died on 12 Jul 1916 in Hoopers Creek, Henderson Co., NC. Joshua M. MERRELL and Patient (Patia) Jarusha BALDWIN had the following children:

       83       i.       Ernest MERRILL.
       +84       ii.       Joshua MERRILL.

59. Nancy M. MERRELL was born on 19 Jun 1852.

She was married to Joe RHODES.

61. David J. MERRELL was born on 18 Sep 1855 in Fruitland, Henderson Co., NC. He died on 18 Nov 1887 in Valley Mills, Bosque Co., TX. He was buried in Valley Mills, Bosque Co., TX.

He was married to Margaret "Maggie" Rebecca BALDWIN (daughter of John Ruben BALDWIN and Mary Saphronia LANCE) on 18 Sep 1881. Margaret "Maggie" Rebecca BALDWIN was born on 11 Nov 1860 in Fletcher, Henderson Co., NC. She died on 24 May 1888 in Fletcher, Henderson Co., NC. She was buried in Patty's Chapel Cem., Fletcher, Henderson Co., NC. David J. MERRELL and Margaret "Maggie" Rebecca BALDWIN had the following children:

       +85       i.       Thomas Arthur MERRELL Sr..
       86       ii.       Sarah Maude MERRELL was born on 4 Apr 1884. She died on 25 Feb 1885.
       87       iii.       Ruben Alexander "Alex" MERRELL was born on 20 Sep 1885. He died on 13 Sep 1932. He was buried in Patty's Chapel Cem., Fletcher, Henderson Co., NC.

62. Rhoda J. MERRELL was born on 3 May 1858. She died on 27 Oct 1887.

She was married to ? BREVARD.

63. Adina M. MERRELL was born on 6 Jun 1860. She died on 30 Jan 1892.

She was married to Adolphus A. PEARSON.

64. Marion Young RICKMAN was born in 1864. He died in 1938.

Marion Young RICKMAN had the following children:

       +88       i.       Margaret RICKMAN.

65. Sarah Abigail RICKMAN was born on 8 Aug 1873. She died on 7 Jan 1942.

She was married to James GALYEAN.

She was married to Phillip MOORE.

68. Jesse Faubion RICKMAN was born in 1858.

He was married to Amanda Catherine MEREDITH. Jesse Faubion RICKMAN and Amanda Catherine MEREDITH had the following children:

       +89       i.       Loy Doyle RICKMAN.



EIGHTH GENERATION

69. B.A. MERRELL was born on 25 Sep 1869.

He was married to Alice STEEP. B.A. MERRELL and Alice STEEP had the following children:

       90       i.       Lowell MERRELL.
       91       ii.       Brownlow MERRELL.
       92       iii.       Ethel MERRELL.

70. J.P. MERRELL was born on 5 Sep 1871. He died on 2 Dec 1934. He resided in Guilford, Guilford Co., NC.

He was married to Dovie Lettisia WILLIANSON. Dovie Lettisia WILLIANSON was born on 28 Jun 1873. She died on 21 Dec 1935. She resided in Guilford, Guilford Co., NC. J.P. MERRELL and Dovie Lettisia WILLIANSON had the following children:

       93       i.       John Franklin MERRELL was born on 7 Mar 1895.
       94       ii.       Williams Jeter MERRELL was born on 10 Dec 1896. He died on 13 Dec 1898.

71. Molly MERRELL was born on 3 Mar 1873.

She was married to Guilford NANNEY.

72. W.F. MERRELL was born on 11 Apr 1873. He resided in Henderson Co., NC.

He was married to Florence WILLIAMS. W.F. MERRELL and Florence WILLIAMS had the following children:

       95       i.       Grady MERRELL.
       96       ii.       Gertrude MERRELL.
       97       iii.       Glenn MERRELL.
       98       iv.       Graham MERRELL.

73. J.H. MERRELL was born on 29 Jun 1877.

He was married to Ellen SINCLAIR on 1 Feb 1914. Ellen SINCLAIR was born on 26 Apr 1893. J.H. MERRELL and Ellen SINCLAIR had the following children:

       99       i.       Stanley W. MERRELL was born on 22 Nov 1915.
       100       ii.       Floyd E. MERRELL was born on 17 Jun 1917.
       101       iii.       Eugene A. MERRELL was born on 17 Dec 1918.
       102       iv.       Clyde W. MERRELL was born on 2 May 1922.
       103       v.       Katherine E. MERRELL was born on 6 Dec 1924.
       104       vi.       James B. MERRELL was born on 6 Sep 1926.
       105       vii.       Larry G. MERRELL was born on 11 Nov 1929.
       106       viii.       Jonathan L. MERRELL was born on 13 Jun 1932.

74. Sallie MERRELL was born on 21 Apr 1879.

She was married to W.K. LEDBETTER.

75. Maggie MERRELL was born on 21 Apr 1879.

She was married to Bud HENDERSON.

76. Hester MERRELL was born on 11 May 1881.

She was married to Furman Johnson JONES. Furman Johnson JONES was born on 20 Feb 1877. He died on 16 Aug 1950.

77. Nancy MERRELL was born on 7 Sep 1884.

She was married to B.P. GIBBS.

78. Mary MERRELL was born in 1891.

She was married to Will WILSON.

79. Martha MERRELL was born in 1894.

She was married to Clarence REED.

80. Andy MERRELL was born on 12 Oct 1896.

He was married to Ossie STEPP.

81. Sallie MERRELL was born in 1899.

She was married to Jake BALDWIN.

84. Joshua MERRILL.

He was married to Lula ROSS. Joshua MERRILL and Lula ROSS had the following children:

       107       i.       Edith MERRILL.
       108       ii.       Helen MERRILL.
       109       iii.       Ernest MERRILL.

85. Thomas Arthur MERRELL Sr. was born on 29 Oct 1882. He died on 9 Oct 1931 in Mohegan, McDowell Co., WV. He was buried in Patty's Chapel Cem., Fletcher, Henderson Co., NC.

He was married to Ethel Jane MURPHY (daughter of Thomas MURPHY (THEORY) and "Gramma Murphy" Lucinda C. MURPHY) on 6 Mar 1909. Ethel Jane MURPHY was born on 26 May 1894 in Shortpole, Panther, McDowell Co., WV. She died on 28 Sep 1962 in Henderson Co., NC. She was buried in Patty's Chapel Cem., Fletcher, Henderson Co., NC. She was also known as Mother Merrell. Thomas Arthur MERRELL Sr. and Ethel Jane MURPHY had the following children:

       +110       i.       James Alexander "Bus" MERRELL.
       +111       ii.       Mae Catherine MERRELL.
       +112       iii.       Thomas Arthur MERRELL Jr..
       +113       iv.       Fritz John MERRELL.
       +114       v.       Hans William MERRELL.
       +115       vi.       David Jack MERRELL.
       +116       vii.       Marguerite Lucille "Margie" MERRELL.
       +117       viii.       Jay Howard MERRELL.
       +118       ix.       Jane Essie MERRELL.

88. Margaret RICKMAN was born in 1887. She died in 1960.

Margaret RICKMAN had the following children:

       +119       i.       Lucille SYKES.

89. Loy Doyle RICKMAN was born in 1910.

He was married to Ethel Ida EMRICH.




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