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Descendants of Dennis SPRINGER

Second Generation


2. Thomas SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born in 1792 in Union County, South Carolina. He died about 1860 in Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Thomas married Sarah Susannah ALLSUP on 19 Jan 1820 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Sarah was born in 1804 in North Carolina. She died about 1860 in Lauderdale County, Alabama.

They had the following children:

  13 M i Samuel SPRINGER was born in 1829 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  14 M ii Ephraim SPRINGER was born in 1836 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  15 M iii Albert SPRINGER was born in 1839 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  16 M iv Calvin SPRINGER was born in 1844 in Tennessee.

3. Ezekiel SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born in 1796 in Union County, South Carolina. He died in 1860 in McNairy County, Tennessee and was buried in Gravel Hill, McNairy County, Tennessee.

In 1823 & 1824 Ezekiel was selected a juror for the next term of court in Lawrence County TN. Ezekiel and Hannah were chartwe members of the Second Creek Primitive Baptist Church of Lawrence Copunty TN per the covenant agreement dated June 26, 1830. Ezekiel and Hannah asked for their letter of dismissal March 1834 from the church. In 1835, their daughter, Elizabeth was born in Giles County TN. By 1840 the family moved to McNairy County TN. "Zeke" Springer donated two acres of land to the Concord Primitive Baptist Church at Gravel Hill, McNairy County TN in 1841.

Ezekiel married Hannah in 1815 in South Carolina. Hannah was born on 9 Jan 1794 in North Carolina. She died on 3 Oct 1856 in McNairy County, Tennessee and was buried in Oct 1856 in Gravel Hill, McNairy County, Tennessee.

She was buried in the Gravel Hill Cemetery at Gravel Hill, McNairy County, TN beside her son, Patrick M C Springer marked with a home-made headstone.

Ezekiel and Hannah had the following children:

+ 17 F i Malinda SPRINGER
+ 18 M ii Dennis SPRINGER
  19 M iii William SPRINGER was born in 1824 in Tennessee. He died on 4 Aug 1856 in McNairy County, Tennessee.
        William married Sally. Sally was born in 1824 in Tennessee.
+ 20 M iv Patrick M C SPRINGER
+ 21 M v Aron Thomas SPRINGER
  22 F vi Hannah SPRINGER was born in 1833 in Tennessee.
+ 23 F vii Elizabeth SPRINGER

5. Eleanor SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born in 1799 in Union County, South Carolina. She died after 1870 in Tennessee.

Eleanor married Anderson C ALSUP Sr on 1 Oct 1821 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Anderson was born in 1800 in Tennessee. He died in 1868 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

+ 24 M i Joel ALSUP
  25 M ii John A ALSUP was born on 2 Nov 1823 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 7 Apr 1908 in Shoal Bluff, Giles County, Tennessee and was buried in Jackson Cemetery, Giles County, Tennessee.
        John married Mary Louisa KELLY on 11 Sep 1854 in Giles County, Tennessee. Mary was born on 29 Apr 1839. She died on 3 May 1919 in Shoal Bluff, Giles County, Tennessee and was buried in Shoal Bluff, Giles County, Tennessee.
+ 26 F iii Elmira Matilda ALSUP
+ 27 M iv William ALSUP
+ 28 F v Nancy Jane ALSUP
  29 M vi Elijah ALSUP was born about 1830 in Tennessee.
        Elijah married Eliza Louisa MILLER on 29 Oct 1850 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  30 F vii Esther A ALSUP was born about 1835 in Tennessee. She died about 1879 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
        Esther married (1) John Lafayette MILLER on 25 Sep 1853 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
        Esther also married (2) Drury ALSUP.
+ 31 M viii Thomas Houston ALSUP
  32 M ix Henry Anderson ALSUP was born about 1843 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 1 Sep 1933 in Moffat, Bell County, Texas and was buried in Mountain Peak Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas.
        Henry married (1) Virginia O V SHELTON on 6 Mar 1868 in Giles County, Tennessee.
        Henry also married (2) Siggeer Nelson FARRIS about 1878 in Dunklin County, Missouri. Siggeer died in Aug 1880 in Kennett, Dunklin County, Missouri.

6. Uriah SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born on 19 Feb 1801 in Union County, South Carolina. He died after 1870 in Carrol County, Tennessee.

From the Bible of Elizabeth Roark Gulledge Springer.

Uriah married (1) Ruth BELEW, daughter of Zachariah BELEW, on 3 Jul 1824 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Ruth was born in 1805.

Aug 1861 -- "The church agrees to hold a meeting at Uriah Springers for the purpose of accomadating his wife Ruth who wished to join the church and is not able to attend the meeting house in consequence of her feeble health. For this purpose we appoint Elder C. B. Smith and other brethern and sisters to meet at the above named place for the purpose of receiving by experience and baptism the fore named."

Uriah and Ruth had the following children:

+ 33 M i Thomas SPRINGER
+ 34 M ii Jason SPRINGER
+ 35 M iii Rennie SPRINGER
+ 36 M iv Hosea SPRINGER
  37 M v John D SPRINGER was born in 1840 in Tennessee.
  38 M vi James M SPRINGER was born on 14 May 1843 in Tennessee. He died on 25 Aug 1885.
        James married Mary E LAWS on 13 Nov 1867. Mary was born in 1842. She died in 1884.
  39 F vii Triona L SPRINGER was born in 1846 in Tennessee. She died on 12 Apr 1925.
        Triona married Andrew STEWART on 6 Dec 1865.

Uriah also married (2) Elizabeth Roark GULLEDGE on 13 Dec 1870 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Elizabeth was born on 6 Jan 1827. She died on 23 Aug 1888.

From the Bible of Elizabeth Roark Gulledge Springer.

8. Jonathon SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born in 1804 in Union County, South Carolina. He died in 1845 in Johnson County, Arkansas and was buried in 1845 in Johnson County, Arkansas.

Jonathon married Jane BELEW, daughter of Zachariah BELEW, on 5 Mar 1823 in Lauderdale County, Alabama. Jane was born in 1806 in South Carolina. She died in Arkansas.

They had the following children:

+ 40 F i Milly Nelly SPRINGER
  41 F ii Bertha M SPRINGER was born about 1825 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. She died in Pulaski County, Arkansas.
        Bertha married John E COURTNEY. John was born in 1820.
+ 42 F iii Elizabeth Margaret SPRINGER
+ 43 M iv Reuben Dennis SPRINGER
+ 44 F v Delila M SPRINGER
+ 45 M vi John S SPRINGER Sr
+ 46 F vii Ruth Malinda SPRINGER
+ 47 M viii William J SPRINGER
  48 M ix George M SPRINGER was born in 1844 in Johnson County, Arkansas.

9. Sybil SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born on 25 Feb 1805 in South Carolina. She died on 31 Aug 1891 in Arkansas.

Sybil married John Clark JOHNSTON, son of John JOHNSTON and Sarah CLARK, about 1823. John was born on 3 May 1798 in North Carolina. He died on 25 Feb 1881 in Springdale, Washington County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:

+ 49 M i Urias J JOHNSTON
  50 M ii William JOHNSTON was born in 1827 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
        William married Matilda WHARTON about 1849 in Kings River, Madison County, Arkansas. Matilda was born in 1832 in Georgia.
+ 51 M iii John J (Happy Jack) JOHNSTON
+ 52 F iv Catherine A E JOHNSTON
  53 F v Margaret JOHNSTON was born in 1835 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
+ 54 M vi Dennis JOHNSTON
  55 M vii George Washington JOHNSTON was born on 12 Jan 1840 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 17 Jan 1907 in Benton County, Arkansas.
        George married Judy BERNETT.
  56 F viii Mary JOHNSTON was born in 1841.
        Mary married William WHARTON.
  57 M ix Francis Marion JOHNSTON was born on 9 Aug 1842 in Missouri. He died on 11 Dec 1934 in Weatherford, Parker County, Texas and was buried in Dec 1934 in Millsap, Parker County, Texas.
        Francis married (1) N C FRAZIER.
        Francis also married (2) Mary A REED on 24 Nov 1879 in Pineville, McDonald County, Missouri.
  58 M x James JOHNSTON was born in 1843 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  59 F xi Jane JOHNSTON was born in 1845 in Kings River, Madison County, Arkansas.

10. Dennis L SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born in Mar 1807 in Union County, South Carolina. He died on 25 Sep 1859 in McNairy County, Tennessee.

Dennis married Martha Louise YOUNG, daughter of Giles YOUNG, on 24 Dec 1829 in Lauderdale County, Alabama. Martha was born on 10 Jun 1811 in South Carolina. She died before Dec 1867.

They had the following children:

  60 F i Mary Ann SPRINGER was born on 23 Nov 1830 in Tennessee.
        Mary married John RICHARDS on 18 Mar 1863 in McNairy County, Tennessee.
  61 F ii Cansada C SPRINGER was born on 21 Sep 1832 in Tennessee.
        Cansada married J S BLANKENSHIP in 1854.
  62 F iii Amanda M SPRINGER was born on 10 Sep 1834 in Tennessee.
        Amanda married (1) W D F HALL on 15 May 1856 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
        Amanda also married (2) N M MCCROREY on 24 Dec 1899 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  63 M iv Levi H SPRINGER was born on 16 Oct 1837 in Tennessee. He died after 1900 in McNairy County, Tennessee and was buried in Gravel Hill, McNairy County, Tennessee.
        Levi married Rachel A.
  64 M v John D SPRINGER was born on 12 Dec 1839 in Tennessee. He died on 6 Apr 1862 in Shiloh, Virginia and was buried in Apr 1862 in Gravel Hill, McNairy County, Tennessee.

He was killed at the battle of Shiloh in the Civil War. He lived about 5 miles from Shiloh and was home on sick leave at the time of the battle. He heard guns firing in the early morning hours and left home to go back into battle and was killed that day. Giles (his brother) searched the battlefield over thousands of dead bodies and finally found John D's body and took it home for burial in Gravel Hill Cemetery.
+ 65 M vi Giles D SPRINGER
+ 66 F vii Martha Lou SPRINGER
  67 M viii D Lafayette SPRINGER was born on 8 Oct 1845 in Tennessee.
        D Lafayette SPRINGER married Almedia "Eda" RAMER on 29 Feb 1868 in McNairy County, Tennessee. Almedia was born in 1850.
  68 M ix Uris L SPRINGER was born on 6 Jun 1848.
+ 69 F x Malissa E SPRINGER
  70 M xi Bruss A SPRINGER was born on 21 Feb 1853 in McNairy County, Tennessee.
  71 M xii Leander SPRINGER was born on 29 Dec 1855 in McNairy County, Tennessee.

11. Margaret Ann SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born on 9 Jan 1809 in Union County, South Carolina. She died on 27 May 1871 in Lawrence County, Tennessee and was buried in May 1871 in Saint Truitt's Cemetery, Lawrence County, Tennessee.

Margaret married Samuel Carter JOHNSTON Sr, son of John JOHNSTON and Sarah CLARK, on 21 Jun 1824 in Lauderdale County, Alabama. Samuel was born on 13 Nov 1804 in North Carolina. He died on 4 Jun 1874 in Jacks Creek, Henderson County, Tennessee and was buried in Jun 1874 in Grove Springs Cemetery, Chester County, Tennessee.

He lived on a 161.50 acre farm which was bounded by Second Creek and the Tennessee/Alabama state line. He sold the farm to J R Gibson in 1873 and moved to the Jacks Creek area where his daughters were living. When he died in 1874 the Lawrence County farm was repossessed from Mr Gibson as he had defaulted on his payments.

Samuel and Margaret had the following children:

+ 72 F i Elizabeth JOHNSTON
+ 73 F ii Mary Ann JOHNSTON
+ 74 F iii Sarah Jane JOHNSTON
  75 M iv John Harvey JOHNSTON was born on 26 Aug 1831 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 23 Jul 1834 in Lawrence County, Tennessee and was buried in Jul 1834 in Saint Truitt's Cemetery, Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  76 F v Nancy Margaret JOHNSTON was born on 25 Aug 1833 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. She died on 26 Oct 1919 in Jacks Creek, Chester County, Tennessee and was buried in Oct 1919 in Grove Springs Cemetery, Chester County, Tennessee.
        Nancy married Lewis G FIELDS on 23 Oct 1849 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Lewis was born on 21 May 1828 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 28 Apr 1917 in Chester County, Tennessee and was buried in Grove Springs Cemetery, Chester County, Tennessee.
+ 77 M vi William King JOHNSTON
+ 78 M vii Samuel Carter JOHNSTON Jr
  79 M viii James Dennis JOHNSTON was born on 2 Jul 1842 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 6 Apr 1860 in Lawrence County, Tennessee and was buried in Apr 1860 in Saint Truitt's Cemetery, Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  80 M ix Thomas Fletcher JOHNSTON was born on 19 Aug 1844 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 17 Nov 1861 in Confederate Army and was buried in Nov 1861 in Saint Truitt's Cemetery, Lawrence County, Tennessee.
  81 M x Urias Franklin JOHNSTON was born on 16 Jun 1846 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He died on 18 Aug 1849 in Lawrence County, Tennessee and was buried in Aug 1849 in Saint Truitt's Cemetery, Lawrence County, Tennessee.

12. John SPRINGER (Dennis ) was born on 19 Apr 1811 in Union County, South Carolina. He died about 1864 in Mississippi.

John married Elizabeth GAINES on 20 Dec 1831 in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Elizabeth was born on 25 Jan 1812 in Kentucky.

They had the following children:

+ 82 F i Matilda SPRINGER
+ 83 F ii Susan SPRINGER
  84 F iii Martha SPRINGER was born on 30 Nov 1836 in Lauderdale County, Alabama.
+ 85 M iv Thomas SPRINGER
  86 M v Ira SPRINGER was born on 27 Mar 1841 in Lauderdale County, Alabama. He died on 21 Oct 1915 in Jacinto, Alcorn County, Mississippi and was buried in Oct 1915 in Jacinto, Alcorn County, Mississippi.
        Ira married Georgia Ann VANDERFORD on 14 Jun 1865 in Alcorn County, Mississippi. Georgia was born in 1848. She died in 1917.
  87 M vi William D SPRINGER was born on 18 May 1843 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He died on 6 Feb 1927 in Faulkner County, Arkansas and was buried in Feb 1927 in Cato Cemetery, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

In 1877 Will Springer purchased a clock which was the size to set on a mantle. It was set at 1:00 A M on December 1, 1877 and was still running as of the date of this writing (Feb 1997). Present owners of the clock are Wesley & Bernice Springer of North Little Rock, AR.

Records show that William D Springer enlisted in the Confederate forces on Sep 1, 1861 at Iukaa, Mississippi. Union Prisoner of War records show that he was captured at Fort Donelson on Feb 16, 1862 and exchanged at Aikens Landing on Nov 10,1862. The Record of the Regiment shows that he was present and unhurt at the Battle of Coffeeville on Dec 5, 1862
        William married (1) Emma N HUBBLE on 21 Sep 1892 in Pulaski County, Arkansas. Emma was born on 1 Apr 1864 in Arkansas. She died on 12 Nov 1923 in Faulkner County, Arkansas and was buried in Cato Cemetery, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
        William also married (2) Sarah J BEASLEY, daughter of Noel BEASLEY and Nancy RHODES, on 22 Dec 1867 in Lauderdale County, Alabama. Sarah was born on 4 Jun 1846. She died on 30 May 1892 in Faulkner County, Arkansas and was buried in May 1892 in Cato Cemetery, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
        William also married (3) Ann Elizabeth SMITHSON on 19 Nov 1865. Ann was born on 8 Jul 1844. She died on 30 Aug 1866.
  88 F vii Margaret A SPRINGER was born on 23 Sep 1845 in McNairy County, Tennessee.
  89 M viii John Henry SPRINGER was born on 9 Feb 1848 in McNairy County, Tennessee.
  90 F ix Mary Elizabeth SPRINGER was born on 28 Jan 1851 in Tennessee.

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