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James Sevier Conway
Birth: Dec. 4, 1796
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1855
Lafayette County
Arkansas, USA

First Governor of Arkansas, 1836-1840. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Conway (1771 - 1835)
  Ann Rector Conway (1770 - 1845)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Bradley Conway (1809 - 1878)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Conway*
  Martha Maria Conway Sevier (1830 - 1919)*
  Mary Elizabeth Conway (1833 - 1845)*
  James Sevier Conway (1838 - 1845)*
  Sarah Juliette Conway (1843 - 1846)*
  William Nelson Conway (1851 - 1855)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Sevier Conway (1796 - 1855)
  Frederick Rector Conway (1799 - 1874)**
  Thomas Asbury Conway (1803 - 1825)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

Cause of death: Complications from pneumonia
 
Burial:
Conway Cemetery State Park
Walnut Hill
Lafayette County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 17, 2000
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I light a candle for James Sevier Conway ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
~We Salute You Sir!~ Descendants of Gen. John Sevier, Hero of American Revolution and First Governor of Tennessee.
- Smardella
 Added: Dec. 6, 2011
This is one of my ancestors. James Sevier Conway was the first cousin of Ambrose Sevier, who was one of the first two U.S. Senators from Arkansas and grandnephew of John Sevier,first Governor of Tennessee and my "many" great-grandfather.
- Susan Sevier Peters
 Added: May. 3, 2011
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