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Descendants of Thomas FARNSWORTH

Sixth Generation


6. George FARNSWORTH Sr (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) was born in 1770 in Loudoun County, Virginia. He died on 27 Jul 1812 in Greene County, Tennessee and was buried in Jul 1812 in Greene County, Tennessee.

George married Agnes Nancy JAMESON, daughter of Benjamin JAMESON and Jane CAMPBELL, on 1 Dec 1791 in Greene County, Tennessee. Agnes was born in 1771 in Virginia. She died on 3 Apr 1839 in Greene County, Tennessee.

AGNES (Jameson) FARNSWORTH April 3, 1839
In the name of God Amen
I Agnes Farnsworth of the County of Green and State of Tennessee feeling very sick and weak in body, but of perfect mind and memory, and calling to mind that is app all man and to die I hereby make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, and first of all and principally I recommend my soul to God who gave it me, and my body to be buried in a Christian like manner at the descretion of my surviving frineds. And as such worldly property as it has pleased God to help me with. I give and dispose of in the followiing manner to wit First, I give and bequeath to my beloved son Jeremiah Farnsworth a colored man by the name of Tennessee to have and told hold as his rightful property to be used as such by him, his heirs and assigns. Secondly I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Robert Farnsworth a colored man by the name of Wesley to have and hold as his rightful property to be used as such by hiim, his heirs and assigns. Thirdly I give and bequeath unto my beloved son George Farnsworth a colored boy the by name of Jeremiah to have and to hold as his rightful property to be used as such by him his heirs and assigns. Fourthly I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Malinda Lotspeich and James Lotspeich her husband a colored woman by the name of Mahala to have and to hold as their rightful property and by them and heirs and assigns to be used as such And as it spects my beloved Daughters Dorcas Farnsmorth and Dinnah Gillenwater - Dorcas or husband David Farnsworth has had a Deed of gift for a colored girl named Mary Ann and Dinnah or husband Thomas Gillenwater has had a Deed of property for a coloreed girl also named MaryAnn. And __ing the balance of my property I give and bequeath as follows (first) I give and bequeath to my daughter Malinda Lotspeich a feather bed and a under box & sheets, quilts, Blanket and counterpain, a ___ and pillows and my walnut cupboard to have and to hold as her rights property. The balance of my property to be sold at publick sale, and two notes that I have one upon David Farnsworth, and one on Thomas Renolds these two notes to be collected by my Executor and then amount with the amount of the sale of the property must be equally divided among my heirs who have been heretofore named in this will. And I hereby make and ordain my Trusty friends Jeremiah Farnsworth and James Lotspeich as Executors of this my last will and testament hereby making all other Wills and Testaments made or purported to be made by me. In witness whereof I have herein set off.
Agnes Farnsworth
[NOTE: Agnes' maiden name was Jameson. She was the daughter of Benjamin Jameson of Greene County, TN. Her husband was George Farnsworth, son of Major Henry Farnsworth Sr. of Greene County, TN]

George and Agnes had the following children:

+ 16 F i Dorcas FARNSWORTH
+ 17 M ii Jeremiah F FARNSWORTH
+ 18 F iii Malinda FARNSWORTH
+ 19 M iv Robert John FARNSWORTH
+ 20 F v Dianna FARNSWORTH
+ 21 M vi George FARNSWORTH Jr

7. John M FARNSWORTH (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) was born before 1772 in Loudoun County, Virginia. He died on 11 Aug 1830 in Johnson County, Indiana.

John married Jane JAMESON, daughter of Benjamin JAMESON and Jane CAMPBELL, in 1787 in Greene County, Tennessee. Jane was born in 1765. She died on 11 Aug 1830 in Greene County, Tennessee and was buried in Aug 1830 in Greene County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

+ 22 F i Elizabeth Jane FARNSWORTH
  23 F ii Margaret FARNSWORTH was born before 1791 in Greene County, Tennessee.
        Margaret married Philip WILHOIT on 20 Jul 1808 in Greene County, Tennessee. Philip was born in 1789. He died in 1808.
+ 24 M iii David FARNSWORTH
  25 F iv Mary Anne FARNSWORTH was born on 27 Jul 1793 in Greene County, Tennessee. She died on 1 Aug 1854 in Greene County, Tennessee and was buried in Aug 1854 in Greene County, Tennessee.
        Mary married Joseph E BELL Dr on 7 Feb 1832 in Greene County, Tennessee. Joseph was born on 22 Aug 1789. He died on 7 Feb 1871.
+ 26 M v Solomon FARNSWORTH
+ 27 M vi Thomas M FARNSWORTH
+ 28 F vii Nancy FARNSWORTH
+ 29 F viii Sarah FARNSWORTH
+ 30 F ix Jane FARNSWORTH
  31 M x John R FARNSWORTH was born in 1803.
        John married Hannah HORTON on 22 May 1832 in Greene County, Tennessee.

8. Jane FARNSWORTH (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) was born in 1772 in Loudoun County, Virginia. She died after 1850 in Johnson County, Indiana.

Jane married Alexander MCALPIN on 14 Jul 1787 in Greene County, Tennessee. Alexander was born in 1764 in South Carolina.

They had the following children:

  32 M i Robert MCALPIN was born in 1791 in Greenville, Greene County, Tennessee.
+ 33 M ii Henry MCALPIN
  34 M iii John MCALPIN.
        John married Elizabeth DINSMORE in 1814.
+ 35 M iv David MCALPIN
  36 M v George MCALPIN
  37 F vi Sally MCALPIN
  38 F vii Nancy MCALPIN
  39 F viii Dianna MCALPIN

9. Henry FARNSWORTH Jr (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) was born in 1775 in Loudoun County, Virginia. He died on 6 Oct 1851 in Greene County, Tennessee and was buried in Oct 1851 in Greene County, Tennessee.

Will of Henry Farnsworth Jr dated October 6, 1850. "I bequeath to my daughter Marthy the tract of land I now live on during her natural life then to her children: Robert, Margaret, Henry Allen, Mary Elizabeth, Samuel Alexander and Thomas Doud. To daughter Jane G $300 to be lade out in land to have her lifetime - if no children - land to go to Henry A Farnsworth and Samuel H Farnsworth my sons and children of my daughter Margaret Alexander decd. No division to be made until the death of myself and wife, Frances. Will dated: 24 March 1849. Test: Britton X Johnson, Mary X Johnson. Signed: Henry X Farnsworth"

Henry married Frances ALLEN on 17 Jan 1799 in Greene County, Tennessee. Frances was born in 1778 in Virginia. She died in Jul 1860 in Greene County, Tennessee and was buried in Jul 1860 in Greene County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  40 M i Henry Allen FARNSWORTH was born in 1803 in Greene County, Tennessee. He died on 12 Jun 1859 in Greene County, Tennessee and was buried in Jun 1859 in Greene County, Tennessee.

The will of Henry A Farnsworth provided that one-third of his money should be put on interest for his wife. Brother Samuel to get one-third. Sister Martha Johnson to receive interest on other one-third. Sisters:Jane Bell, Margaret Alexander, wife of George Alexander. Executor: Robert A Crawford. Dated: 12 June 1859. Witnesses: A R Anderson, Phillip Willet. At wife's death, negro Hannah and her children to be sold. Signed: Henry A Farnsworth.
        Henry married (1) Mary on 13 Jan 1823 in Greene County, Tennessee. Mary was born in 1793. She died before 1835.
        Henry also married (2) Mary TEMPLE on 3 Nov 1835 in Greene County, Tennessee.
+ 41 M ii Samuel Hill FARNSWORTH
  42 F iii Margaret FARNSWORTH was born after 1806.
        Margaret married George ALEXANDER on 6 Mar 1827.
+ 43 F iv Jane Gibson FARNSWORTH
+ 44 F v Martha FARNSWORTH
  45 F vi Elizabeth FARNSWORTH was born in 1815.

10. Mary FARNSWORTH (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) was born about 1777. She died before 1870 in Greene County, Tennessee.

Mary married William HALL Sr on 10 Dec 1797 in Washington County, Tennessee. William was born on 6 Mar 1771 in Virginia. He died on 12 Mar 1846 in Greene County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  46 M i Henry Doak HALL was born in 1797. He died in 1870.
  47 M ii Nathaniel HALL
  48 M iii David Farnsworth HALL was born on 3 Mar 1808 in Greene County, Tennessee. He died on 6 Jul 1872 in Greene County, Tennessee.
  49 M iv William HALL Jr was born in 1810 in Greene County, Tennessee. He died in 1867.
+ 50 F v Elizabeth Bell HALL

11. David FARNSWORTH (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 6 May 1785 in Greene County, Tennessee. He died on 29 Apr 1860 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina and was buried in Apr 1860 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina.

David married (1) Jane "Jenny" GASS on 22 Jan 1806 in Greene County, Tennessee. Jane was born on 11 Dec 1787. She died on 11 Apr 1819 in Greene County, Tennessee and was buried in Apr 1819 in Greene County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  51 F i Margaret FARNSWORTH
        Margaret married John MCBRIDE.
+ 52 M ii John Gass FARNSWORTH
  53 M iii William FARNSWORTH
  54 F iv Eliza FARNSWORTH
        Eliza married Henry B BAKER.
  55 F v Susan FARNSWORTH
        Susan married Alfred M ALEXANDER.

David also married (2) Jane B GUIN on 12 Jan 1820 in Greene County, Tennessee. Jane was born on 22 Dec 1797. She died on 20 May 1883 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina and was buried in May 1883 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  56 M vi Alexander FARNSWORTH
        Alexander married Tennessee BARKLEY.
  57 F vii Catherine FARNSWORTH
        Catherine married (1) William G CLARK. William was born on 27 Dec 1821. He died on 3 Dec 1860 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina and was buried in Dec 1860 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina.
        Catherine also married (2) J J GRUDER.
  58 M viii Robert M FARNSWORTH was born on 3 Dec 1820. He died on 6 Oct 1894 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina and was buried in Oct 1894 in Walnut, Madison County, North Carolina.

12. Benjamin FARNSWORTH (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) died on 27 Jul 1813.

Will of Benjamin Farnsworth - Proven 27 July, 1813
To wife, Polly, all real and personal estate. Children: Thomas, William,
Alexander, George. Executors: Wife, Polly, David Farnsworth. Written 26 March
1813. Witnesses: P W Jameson. Robert McAlpin, Davis Farnsworth.
Signed: Benjamin Farnsworth

Benjamin married Polly MCAMIS on 8 Aug 1804 in Greene County, Tennessee. Polly died on 27 Jul 1813.

They had the following children:

  59 M i Thomas FARNSWORTH was born in 1806 in Greene County, Tennessee.
+ 60 M ii George FARNSWORTH
+ 61 M iii William G FARNSWORTH
+ 62 M iv Alexander FARNSWORTH
  63 M v David FARNSWORTH
  64 F vi Mary P FARNSWORTH

13. Robert FARNSWORTH (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ).

Robert married Rebecca BAKER on 8 Dec 1802 in Greene County, Tennessee. Rebecca was born in 1780.

They had the following children:

  65 F i Caroline FARNSWORTH was born in 1817. She died on 2 Nov 1857.
+ 66 F ii Elizabeth FARNSWORTH
  67 F iii Nancy FARNSWORTH.
        Nancy married John G NELSON on 7 Dec 1882 in Greene County, Tennessee.
  68 F iv Junetta FARNSWORTH
        Junetta married Robert ALLEN.
  69 M v Isaac FARNSWORTH.
        Isaac married Polly SCHACKELFORD on 12 Oct 1846 in Greene County, Tennessee.
  70 M vi Jackson FARNSWORTH
  71 F vii Mary Ann FARNSWORTH was born in 1826.
        Mary married Daniel ALLEN.

14. Sarah FARNSWORTH (Henry , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas , Thomas ) was born after 1785. She died in 1858 in Greene County, Tennessee.

Sarah married (1) George GASS on 6 Mar 1806 in Greene County, Tennessee. George was born in 1785.

They had the following children:

+ 72 M i Alexander GASS
+ 73 F ii Margaret GASS
+ 74 M iii George M GASS

Sarah also married (2) John E HANKINS Sr on 20 Feb 1817 in Greene County, Tennessee. John was born in 1802.

They had the following children:

  75 F iv Nancy Ann HANKINS
        Nancy married James WEEMS.
+ 76 F v Mary Farnsworth HANKINS
  77 M vi John E HANKINS Jr

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