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I think I found your Alice
Posted by: Tim Wilkinson Date: January 16, 2002 at 18:22:44
In Reply to: Wattenbarger / Yokley / Keller TN connection by Rita of 199

Searching the 1880 U.S. Census I was able to come up with some additional information.

Descendants of Enoch B. Wattenbarger


Generation No. 1

       1. Enoch B.1 Wattenbarger (WilsonA, John AdamB Wuertemberger III, John AdamC, Johann AdamD, JohannesE) was born 1844 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 1887. He married Margaret Jane McCurry July 12, 1865 in Tennessee. She was born Abt. 1847 in Tennessee.

More About Enoch B. Wattenbarger:
Census 1: 1850, Greene County, Tennessee - age 6
Census 2: 1880, Greene County, Tennessee - age 36
Military service: Civil War - Tennessee Cavalry
Occupation: 1880, Farmer

More About Margaret Jane McCurry:
Census: 1880, Greene County, Tennessee - age 33
       
Children of Enoch Wattenbarger and Margaret McCurry are:
       2       i.       Martha E.2 Wattenbarger, born Abt. 1867 in Tennessee.

More About Martha E. Wattenbarger:
Census: 1880, Greene County, Tennessee - age 13

       3       ii.       Mary M. Wattenbarger, born Abt. 1869 in Tennessee.

More About Mary M. Wattenbarger:
Census: 1880, Greene County, Tennessee - age 11

       4       iii.       Alice B. Wattenbarger, born Abt. 1872 in Tennessee.

More About Alice B. Wattenbarger:
Census: 1880, Greene County, Tennessee - age 8

       5       iv.       Sarah H. Wattenbarger, born Abt. 1879 in Tennessee.

More About Sarah H. Wattenbarger:
Census: 1880, Greene County, Tennessee - age 1

I Believe the Alice B. Wattenbarger list above is the one you are looking for. Her immediate neighbor is John and Salina "Yakely". Just a few households away is another Yakely family. This one with a "George A. Yakely" who is the right age. Here is the census information on this Yakely family:

Census Place: Greene County, Tennessee

George W. Yakely, occ: Farmer, age 40, born in Tennessee. His parents are both born in Tennessee.

Elizabeth Yakely, wife, age 42, born in Tennessee. Her father was born in Virginia, her mother in Tennessee.

J. Marion Yakely, son, age 17, born in Tennessee.

Sarah M. Yakely, daughter, age 13, born in Tennessee.

"George A. Yakely", son, age 10, born in Tennessee.

Cordelia T. Yakely, daughter, age 2, born in Tennessee.

Alice B. Wattenbarger is my 3rd cousin twice removed. If you think this is your Alice Belvadora Wattenbarger, please email me. I would like to share more information with you. I haven't added the Yakely family to my data base yet. I'm waiting to hear from you for confirmation but I'm sure this is the family you are researching.

Tim


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