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Family of Bryant F. DOUGLAS (5) & Abigail G. FULLER

16. Nancy Bryant DOUGLAS. Born on 15 Feb 1840 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 71, Nancy Bryant died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 15 Mar 1911. Buried in Mar 1911 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

Obituary: Mrs. Nancy Walker, widow of the late Levi Walker, aged about 70 years, died suddenly last Saturday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Cornelia Moody, near Yuma, Carroll County. Mrs. Walker made her regular home with her son, Sydney, near Wildersville and at the time of her death was on a visit to her daughter. Mrs. Walker was in usual health until bedtime Saturday night. After going to bed Mrs. Walker had a bad dream and wakened the family. She went to sleep again and on account of labored breathing a granddaughter attempted to awaken her. When Mrs. Moody reached her she drew but a breath or two before expiring. Deceased was Nancy Douglas, daughter of Bryant and sister of Gray, and was first married to Peter Rosser by whom she had three sons - all of whom survive -- Paley, Jim, and Jeff. Of the marriage with Levi Walker five children survive -- Levi, Robert, Bedford, Sydney, and Cornelia. Mrs. Walker was a splendid woman in every particular, and to her the devotion of her own children was remarkable. She was a lifetime member of the Baptist Church. The remains were interred at New Hope in Carroll County, Monday and the funeral service was preached by the Rev. Fleetwood Ball.

Nancy Bryant Douglas was living with her son, Sydney Walker, in Wildersville in 1910.

On 19 Aug 1856 when Nancy Bryant was 16, she first married Peter Norwood ROSSER, son of William ROSSER (1769-1836) & Asparan Elizabeth NORWOOD (1788-1851). Born on 1 Nov 1815 in North Carolina. At the age of 47, Peter Norwood died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 18 Mar 1863. Buried in Mar 1863 in Rosser Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

Peter Rosser owned one slave during the 1860 Census.

They had the following children:
49 i. James William (1858-1924)
50 ii. Atlas Paley (1860-1922)
51 iii. Jefferson Thompson (1861-1915)

Nancy Bryant second married Levi H. WALKER, son of Phillip WALKER Junior (1780-1858) & Rebecca KING (1792-1870). Born on 5 Feb 1823 in Orange County, North Carolina. At the age of 53, Levi H. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 5 Mar 1876. Buried in Mar 1876 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860.

Obituary: Memorial: Farmville Lodge, No. 265: On the 5th day of February, 1823, brother Levi H. Walker was born, and on the 5th day of march, 1876, he died, age 53 years and 1 month, at his residence in Henderson County. Unexpectedly in the midst of life and usefulness, he was overtaken by death suddently, his sun of life went down at noon, and his seat is vacant, his gentle hand will no more alarm our outer door. After seven days of painful suffering, he peacefully and trustfully sank to rest. To say that our departed brother was free from fault would be to say that he was not human like all others of our kind: he was possessed of frailties, those, however, were overbalanced by his better qualities, though a man of fine conviction he was no narrow-minded sectarian, but had reached that higher standpoint recognized by the teachings of Masonry and Christianity. --C.H. Rogers, Secretary

Levi H. Walker, 9th District, Henderson County, Tennessee, owned nine slaves during the 1860 census.

They had the following children:
52 i. Levi Bryant (1867-1943)
53 ii. Bedford Washington (1869-1936)
54 iii. Rebecca Cornelia (1871-1952)
55 iv. Robert Lee (1872-1948)
56 v. Sydney Johnson (1875-1957)

17. Benjamin Franklin DOUGLAS. Born in 1841 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 10, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 8, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in House 143, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 8, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

Benjamin F. Douglas, along with his three month old son, were living in household 143, 8th District, Henderson County, in 1880. Benjamin's wife had most likely died in childbirth in May that year. Benjamin's mother, Abigail Douglas, is living in the household.

Benjamin Franklin married Elizabeth Hannah PEARSON, daughter of Peter PEARSON Senior (1814-1887) & Mary Ann PRITCHARD (1820-1866). Born on 2 Nov 1839 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 40, Elizabeth Hannah died on 23 May 1880. Buried in May 1880 in Pearson Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in 10th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860.

They had one child:
57 i. Levi Lytle (1880-1948)

18. Frelinghuysen DOUGLAS. Born in 1846 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 10, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 8, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880. Alias/AKA: "Hyson".

Freeling Hyson Douglas lived in the 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee, in 1880.

On 31 Dec 1865 when Frelinghuysen was 19, he married Nancy J. BURNETT, daughter of Fearington BURNETT (ca1793-) & Anzolett ROSSER (1807-), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in Jan 1848 in Tennessee. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 8, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1900.

They had the following children:
58 i. Mary C. (1870-1936)
59 ii. Anna E. (1872-1899)
60 iii. Sidney Albert (1875-1918)
iv. Adam L.. Born in 1879 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880. Alias/AKA: "Don".

Don was drug to death by a mule when he was about twelve years old at the Leland Taylor Farm. He got his foot hung in a stirup and was drug to death. According to verbal family history provided by Dorothy Porter, he died in the arms of her grandmother, Winnie Kee Flake.

61 v. Vestal May (1881-1935)
62 vi. Dora Abby (1884-1955)
vii. Infant. Born in 1885.

viii. Infant. Born in 1890.


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