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Capt David Vance, Jr
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Birth: 1792
Death: Jan. 14, 1844
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Inscription: AD 1844 D.Vanc diddi Jn 14

David may have been a captain in the War of 1812, although that is questioned. He supported himself as a merchant and farmer. Capt. Vance's. His second son was Zebulon Baird Vance, governor of N.C. during the civil war.

Vance is buried in the Vance graveyard near his father, David, across the highway from the Gov. Zebulon Vance birthplace -- a restored log cabin homeplace.

This passage is from the Buncombe County Genealogy Society: David Vance II, father of North Carolina's Civil War-era governor Zebulon Baird Vance, was a captain in the War of 1812. In 1825, Vance married Mira Margaret Baird, daughter of Zebulon Baird at their Beaverdam home. David and Mira Vance lived at the Vance home place on Reems Creek with his mother, Priscilla Brank Vance, until her death in 1837, when they bought a stock-stand and inn on the Buncombe Turnpike near what is now Marshall.

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Family links: 
  David Vance (1745 - 1813)
  Priscilla Brank Vance (1756 - 1803)
  Jane Vance Davidson (1777 - 1858)*
  Sarah Vance McLean (1780 - 1847)*
  Priscilla Vance Whitson (1782 - 1825)*
  David Vance (1792 - 1844)
  Robert Brank Vance (1793 - 1827)*
*Calculated relationship
Vance Cemetery
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Frank Brown
Record added: Aug 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28756980
Capt David Vance, Jr
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Capt David Vance, Jr
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