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James Davis Sansing, Sr.

Male 1809 - 1890  (81 years)


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  • Name James Davis Sansing 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 22 Jan 1809  York Dist, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1820  Rutherford Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • United States of America. Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. Washington, D.C.: National Archives, 1820. (NARA microfilm M33).
    1820 Census for Rutherford County, North Carolina, Sheet 390
    1820 Census for Rutherford County, North Carolina, Sheet 390
    --James Sanders Sansing--free white males under 10: 4, free white males 16-18: 1, free white males 16-25: 2, free white males 26-44: 1, free white females under 10: 4, free white females 45+: 1, Total persons engaged in Agriculture: 3, total free white persons under 16: 8, total free white persons over 25: 2, Total free white persons: 12.
    Property, Real 16 Oct 1834  Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    39.74 acres, T/20S, R/6W, S33 (SWNE) Doc. # 8774, Baseline Huntsville. 
    Occupation 1837 
    James Davis Sansing worked at Tannehill Furnace where he met Caroline Kimbrel. 1850 census shows him as a farmer in Woodstock, Alabama. James was also a cobbler.  
    Misc. 17 May 1839  Applied for Marriage License in Tuscaloosa County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property, Real 2 Sep 1839  Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    79.48 acres, T/20S, R/6W, S/33 (E1/2NE) Doc. # 18825, Baseline Huntsville. 
    Census 1860  Bibb Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    West Side Cahaba River 
    Census 1870  Bibb Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Bibb Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Kingdom twp, p 268A, NARA microfilm T9 roll 1 
    Died 15 Oct 1890  Vance, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property, Real 2 Sep 1939  Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    39.74 acres, T/20S, R/6W, S, 33 (NWNE) Doc. # 1959, BaselineHuntsville. 
    Buried Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    James Davis Sansing, Sr.
    James Davis Sansing, Sr.
    Husband of Caroline Kimbrel and son of James Sanders & Elinor Sansing.
    Person ID I161  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 

    Father James Sanders Sansing,   b. ca 1772, Bute Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1829, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Elinor,   b. ca 1780, Bute Co, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ca 1830, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married ca 1802  York Dist, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Kimbrel,   b. 14 Mar 1821, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1902, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 May 1839  Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Pauline Jones Gandrud, comp. Alabama Records, Vol 13, Tuscaloosa County (Shreveport: J & W Enterprises, 1996), 21. (2) Family Adventures. Early Alabama Marriage Records: Grooms’ Surnames Beginning with “S” (Shreveport: J & W Enterprises, 1991), 30.
    Children 
     1. William Hooker Sansing,   b. 3 Jan 1840, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1918, Vance, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Louisa Sansing,   b. 4 Apr 1842, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1873, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. Sarah Ann Sansing,   b. 15 Nov 1843, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1873, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     4. James Davis Sansing, Jr.,   b. 20 Dec 1844, Vance, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1896, Vance, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Charles Sansing,   b. 11 Mar 1846, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1873, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     6. Susan Emmaline Sansing,   b. 28 Jun 1848, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1932, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Mary Caroline Sansing,   b. 31 Jul 1851, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1873, Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMisc. - 17 May 1839 - Applied for Marriage License in Tuscaloosa County, AL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - West Side Cahaba River - 1860 - Bibb Co, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Bibb Co, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Kingdom twp, p 268A, NARA microfilm T9 roll 1 - 1880 - Bibb Co, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • LAND PURCHASE:
      16 Oct 1834.......39+ acres.............1 SWNE 33/20-S 6-W...........N. Huntsville, Tuscaloosa Co., AL
      20 Sep 1839......79 acres...............1 E 1/2NE 33/20-S 6-W.........N. Huntsville, Tuscaloosa Co., AL
      20 Sep 1839......39 acres...............1 NWNE 33/20-S 6-W...........N. Huntsville, Tuscaloosa Co., AL

      SOURCE: Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records
      [URL: http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/search.asp?s=0]


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