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George Washington "Boss" Arnn
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1805
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1881
Henry County
Tennessee, USA

George Washington Arnn, pet name "Boss" Arnn was born 13 Mar 1805 in Pittsylvania County, VA to Abraham Aaron and unknown wife. Abraham Aaron is listed at the DAR as a patriot of the American Revolution. The death date is after the 1880 Federal census in Henry County Tennessee.
George "Boss" Arnn married three times becoming widowed twice. Wives Frances Phelps and Charlotte Lewry are buried at the Foundry Hill Baptist Cemetery; whereas, Louiza Virigina Lankford is buried about one mile down the road at the Foundry Hill Community of Chirst Cemetery, formerly the RLDS Church Cemetery.

George "Boss" Arnn first marriage was to Frances Phelps of Virginia. They married 30 Sep 1833 in Halifax, VA.
The children of Frances and George are: Lucy Ann, Sarah Frances and James Madison.

Related to the death of Frances by 1847, her children: Lucy, Sarah, and James Madison were raised by George's second wife: Charlotte Lewry. They married Jan 1848 in Henry Co TN. Charlotte was born 1810 NC. Charlotte and George had two sons: Doctor (his name, not a title) and McKenzie. Dock wrote letters to his father and step mother Louiza from McCracken Co KY where he died in 1900.

Related to the death of Charlotte, on 8 Sep 1857, George married half Cherokee Louiza Virginia Lankford in Henry Co TN, Louiza raised Dock and McKenzie. Louiza and George had 3 daughters and one son. They are Louisa Conlatha born 1858 who married Daniel Cicero Overcast. Lois C and Cicero had 5 sons and 3 daughters. They are in order of age: George Frank, John, W Rony, Robert, Joseph, Ruby, Alberta, Frances Fannie, and Anna Ruhama.

The next daughter born to George and Louiza is Artisha O born 1861 who married James Wilson. They were childless. The third daughter is Martha Clarabell born 1862 who married her cousin James Thomas Bennett (James' grandmother was Elizabeth Lankford, sister of Louiza Lankford). Clarabell (childhood pet name "Ludie") and James had two sons: Thomas and Jackson and two daughters: Annie and Nellie.
Louiza Virginia Lankford Arnn chose to not be buried by her husband's other wives. She is buried by her daughter Louisa C the Foundry Hill RLDS Church Cemetery where they share a gravestone. .
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Arnn (1772 - 1855)
  Sarah Walker Arnn (1784 - 1849)
 
 Spouses:
  Frances Phelps Arnn (1811 - 1847)
  Charlotte Lewry Lewery Arnn (1810 - 1856)
  Louiza Virginia Lankford Arnn (1832 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Lucy Ann Arnn Berkley (1834 - 1903)*
  Sarah Frances Arnn Seawright (1838 - 1859)*
  Dock W. Arnn (1850 - 1900)*
  McKenzie K Arnn (1854 - 1930)*
  Louisa Conlatha Arnn Overcast (1858 - 1938)*
  Arteshey Aaron Wilson (1861 - 1943)*
  Clarabelle Arnn Bennett (1862 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Clay Arnn (1799 - 1859)*
  John Arnn (1803 - 1830)*
  George Washington Arnn (1805 - 1881)
  Anadab Arnn (1807 - 1869)*
  Abihu Arnn (1807 - 1893)*
  Ann Arnn Walker (1810 - 1979)*
  William Arnn (1820 - 1840)*
  James Madison Arnn (1825 - 1859)*
  Thomas Arnn (1856 - 1908)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Foundry Hill Baptist Cemetery
Puryear
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.41637, -88.35297
 
Created by: Bettye Sue
Record added: Feb 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104747828
George Washington Boss Arnn
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George Washington Boss Arnn
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