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Jeremiah Vail, Sr
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Birth: May 12, 1817
Lancaster County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1882
Mount Olive
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA

Jeremiah Vail, Sr. was my great-great-grandfather. He was the son of John Michael Vail (born 1792 SC, twin of Jeremiah; sons of William W. & Elizabeth Vale) and Rachel Funderburk; grandson of Jacob Funderburk, Sr. and Barbara DeLaney; and great-grandson of Hans Devauld Funderburk and Catherine Laney. He married 1. Mary Bradley on April 3, 1840 in Palmetto, Pickens Co., Ala. She was the daughter John Bradley and 1. or 2. Annie, an Indian woman. Their children were John Michael, Henry, Abraham B., Mary Ann Rachel Elizabeth (Blalock), Sarah Jane, Frances Marien, *Jeremiah Jr. (md. Eugenia Coleman), Julia Artemisia (Blalock), Benjamin Franklin, Arrena Dulcena (Strickland), Mary Amanda (Alexander), Eliza Susan (Thomas), Martha Minerva (McMillian) and Jonas Pressley Vail. After Mary's death, Jeremiah married 2. Virginia Adalaide (last name unknown), a widow with children. Jeremiah and his 14th child, Jonas, were stemming and twisting tobacco, when he leaned back in his chair and died instantly of a heart attack. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Michael Vail (1792 - ____)
  Rachel Funderburk Vail (1791 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Bradley Vail (1824 - 1867)
 
 Children:
  Henry Vail (1842 - 1914)*
  Mary Ann Vail Blalock (1846 - 1883)*
  Jeremiah Vail (1850 - 1931)*
  Julia Artemesia Vail Blalock (1852 - 1925)*
  Benjamin Franklin Vail (1855 - 1901)*
  Arrena Dulcena Vail Strickland (1856 - 1921)*
  Mary Amanda Vail Alexander (1858 - 1907)*
  Eliza Susan Vail Thomas (1860 - 1943)*
  Martha Minerva Vail McMillan (1863 - 1937)*
  Jonas Pressley Vail (1866 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Mount Olive Cemetery
Mount Olive
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: East Mt. Olive Cemetery
 
Created by: Shirley Burks Wells
Record added: Nov 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5985072
Jeremiah Vail, Sr
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Jeremiah Vail, Sr
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- Bobbie Baxter
 Added: Sep. 8, 2015

- Heather Brown
 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
wish I could have know you and ggrandma some day I hope it will be
- JOY THOMAS
 Added: Sep. 2, 2015
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