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George Jackson Miles
Birth: May 1, 1802
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1894
Edmonson County
Kentucky, USA

In the 1880 census George stated that his father had been born in England and his mother in Virginia. He came to Jackson Co. (Now Clay Co.) probably in the early 1830`s. He was not listed in the 1830 Jackson County Census. No Miles were listed in the 1830 Jackson County Census and he was one of the two Miles in the 1840 Jackson County Census. He received a Jackson County land grant in 1834 and 9 more between 1835 and 1852 which I have copies of. There was a great discussion going on at this time that this part of Jackson County was in Kentucky until Clay County was formed in 1880 in TN. The Land Grands were at the Archives in Frankfort, KY. He lived in the Miles Crossroads area until about 1857. At that time he moved his family to Edmonson County, KY. and remained there until he died. Most of his children went to Edmonson County, but Margaret J. Miles and John Jackson Miles stayed behind. It is reported that when he left Jackson County he deeded a lot of his land to his son John Jackson Miles. George along with his wife Sarah Prewitt are buried in the Davis Cemetery behind the Green Springs Church in Mammoth Cave National Park.

The children of George & Sara:

Elender Miles Davis B. 11-14-1832 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN
Died 9-17-1918 Edmonson Co. KY

Margaret Miles(Grider)Cherry B 2-12-1834 Clay Jackson Co.)TN

William Calvin Miles B 3-17-1837 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN
Died about 1870 Edmonson Co., KY

Elizabeth Miles Sanders B 12-20-1839 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN
Died 2-4-1891 Sherman (Greyson Co.) TX

John Jackson Miles B 11-1-1835 Clay (Jackson Co.) Tn
D 11-29-1923 Clay County, TN.

Martha Jane Blair B 1-18-1842 Clay (Jackson Co.)

George Marion Miles B 12-02-1843 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN

Elijah Miles B 8-1-1847 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN

Jasper Newton Miles B About 1848 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN

Sarah Ann Miles Davis B 8-5-1849 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN

Robert Tilford B About 1851 Clay (Jackson Co.) TN


*Please Note Clay County, TN did not become a County until
12-7-1880. There was a dispute this part of Jackson Co. was
in Kentucky but Archives in Frankfort, KY said it never was. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Prewitt Miles (1816 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Eleanor Miles Davis (1832 - 1918)*
  William Calvin Miles (1837 - 1870)*
  John Jackson Miles (1841 - 1923)*
  Martha Jane Miles Blair (1842 - 1919)*
  Robert Tilford Miles (1851 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Davis-Miles Cemetery
Mammoth Cave
Edmonson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 02, 2001
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