Canada/ Cathey familes in Dickson County area

by admin on October 24th, 2003

I am searching for information about the Canada and Cathey families in Dickson County Area.I am the Daughter of Tolbert Washington Canada and Rosalind (Linda) Gregory.

Both are still living.Grand-daughter of Jesse Thomas Canada b: 1/25/1878 d: 1956 and Maggie Gertrude Cathey. She is still living. He is buried in Olds Cemetery next to his 1st wife Mattie Ellen Gossett (Gossitt). His 2nd marriage was to Ella Hughes (Edwards) Cathey.  I dont know when Maggie and Jesse married.Great Grand-daughter of James N. (W.) Canada b: 1847 in TN d: approx. 1886 in TN and Permelia Mary Jane Smith b. 1857 in TN d:approx. 1890 in TN. I do not know the place they were buried, or marriage date of them. Their children are Marion, Mary Jane Elizabeth, Jesse Thomas, Lucinda, Sterling.G-G Grand- daughter of Joseph Canada b: 1797 in NC d:approx. 1875 and Jinsey Ivey b: 1804 in TN d:approx. 1896 in TN. Jinsey has been spelled several different ways, I do not know which is the correct spelling of it I found this spelling in the 1880 TN census, however Ginsey, Jancey, Jensey, Nancy, and several other names are refered to her.Their children and birth years are Willis 1825, Malinda 1828, Allen 1831, Mathew 1833, Joseph 1835, Mary Jane 1837 (Married Jack Insley), William 1840, Elizabeth 1844, James N. (W.) 1847I would like to know more about the ancestors of the Canada & Cathey families. The earliest Cathey I have is John R. Cathey b: bef. 1775 in NC d: 1828 in Dickson County, TN back. He was married to Margaret (Unknown) approx. 1795.John R. Cathey has a will listed here o­n the wills page and is my G-g-g–grandfather. lineage is from John R. to his son Samuel Green Cathey to Samuel's son Benjamin Morris to his daughter Maggie Gertrude to me.Please E-mail me if you have any informatin o­n any of these family members listed above.TN2BFree@aol.comThanks and God Bless,Darla Rutherford (Canada)

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