Lineage of Joseph Spicer and Margaret Sullivan


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2. William Spicer was born on 11 Jan 1754 in Culpeper Co, VA, died on 4 Sep 1843 in Wilkes Co, NC at age 89, and was buried in Round Hill Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC.

General Notes: As per The Spicer Family of Breathitt County by Janie Griffith; ...

William Spicer was a member of the Virginia State Militia and was a minute-man during the Revolution. He is buried in the family cemetery at Round Hill Church in Wilkes County, NC. His grave is marked by the DAR.

William Spicer moved to Wilkes County in 1775 and raised a large family there. His first wife was Jemima Haines, or Hinds, the daughter of Joseph Haines and Molly Knoll or Nall. There is some evidence that William Spicer was married three times. He married Sarah Jane Watts on Novmeber 16, 1796. Another wife may have been named Mary.

Per Sam Weldon's website:
William was born in VA. and was in Lord Dunsmore's War 1774 then moved to Surry County, N.C. in 1775 fought in the American Revolution against the Tories and Cherokee
Marriage info as per: Information reported by Mrs. Docha (Davis) Ely 25054 Taschner Dr. Hemet, CA. 92543. Information as of Oct. 1996

William married Jemima Hinds in 1781 in Wilkes Co, NC. Jemima was born about 1760.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 3 M    i. Samuel Spicer was born in 1784 in NC and died on 8 Dec 1849 in Breathitt Co, KY at age 65.

+ 4 M    ii. Benjamin Spicer was born in 1795 in NC, died on 12 Sep 1877 in Breathitt Co, KY at age 82, and was buried in Spicer Cemetery, Middle Fork, Breathitt Co, KY.

   5 M    iii. Joseph Spicer was born on 7 May 1782 and died on 29 Dec 1845 at age 63.

Joseph married Jane Bauguess, daughter of Richard Bauguess Sr. and Nancy McCarty, on 3 Apr 1805.

   6 F    iv. Mary Spicer was born circa 1790.

Mary married Ransom Cooper.

William next married Sarah Jane Watts on 16 Nov 1796 in Wilkes Co, NC.

Children from this marriage were:

   7 F    i. Sarah 'Sally' Spicer .

Sarah married William Holbrook on 11 Jul 1814.

   8 M    ii. William, Jr Spicer was born in 1799.

William, married Jemima 'Jennie' Bauguess on 22 Feb 1817 in Wilkes Co, NC. Jemima was born in 1801.

William, next married Permelia Hoots on 19 May 1853. Permelia was born in 1831.


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