Archive for July, 2003

David Brown Street

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

David Brown Street was born May 13,1809 and died May 8,1881. He Married Minerva W. Jones, (4/13/1813 – 5/17/1874). They are buried in the Street Cemetery
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Moses Street and Family

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

Moses Street, born about 1777 was the first Street to settle in Dickson County. Accompanied by his wife, Ailsey Self, and four or five children migrated from North Carolina to Dickson County about 1815. They settled just south of Ruskin Cave extending in a narrw strip from Dry Hollwo, up Union Hollow to about Maple Grove. The original homesete is unknown, as is the site of their graves. There are two possibilities, o­ne is that they were buried in the Street Cemetery in Union Hollow and the other is ithe old Stret (Ruskin) Cemetery across Dry Hollow Branch from Jewell Cave o­n the Yellow Creek Road.

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Jechonias Street

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

Jechonias Street known as “Jack” Street in some records was born in 1814 and died 1885. His wife, Elizabeth V. (Jennie) Adams, born 1815, was the daughter of John Adams and “Peggie” Turner of Yellow Creek. The name Jechonias is derived from the bible. Born in North Carolina, Jechonias came to Tennessee with his parents, Moses and Ailsey Street and his three brothers, David B. , Abram, and Moses Brown Street. It is believed that Jechonias and Jenny Adams Street are buried in unmarked graves in the Street-Ruskin Cemetery o­n Yellow Creek.
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Elizabeth V. (Jennie) Adams

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

Born: 1815
Died: unknown
Married: Jechonias Steet
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Benjamin Franklin Adams

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

Born: c 1808
Married: Nancy Frances Reynolds, b. 4 Oct. 1814, d. 25, Dec. 1896
Notes o­n Benjamin:
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William Adams (1790- 1856)

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

William Adams was born on Jan. 1, 1790 and died May 21, 1856. He is buried in the Adams – Nesbitt graveyard on Yellow Creek, with his two wives, one on each side of him. First, he married Judith Williamson who was ten years older and died in 1835 when William was 45….
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John Adams and Peggy

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

John Adams settled near Ruskin Cave in Yellow Creek about 1804. He was born in in 1786 in Halifax County, VA where he met and married Margaret “Peggy” Turner, “a sister of George Turner, who married his sister Susan Adams.”* They purchased several hundred acres o­n Yellow Creek, including what is now known as Ruskin Cave, although it did not recieve that name until the late 1890's when the Ruskin Colony moved there.
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The Ancestors and Family of John Adams

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

No Connection can be found between the John Adams family and the Nelson Adams family (1814-1887). This is not uncommon though, as the name Adams has always been popular.
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Descendants of: Asahel ADAMS

by on Saturday, July 12th, 2003

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