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John Weston Eskridge
Birth: Feb. 4, 1804
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1857
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA

John Weston Eskridge was one of eleven children of Revolutionary War Lt. George R. Eskridge and second wife Elizabeth Robinson. He was born February 4, 1804 in Fauquire County, Virginia. According to tradition his father brought his family to Mason County, Kentucky in 1807 and settled in Grayson County about 1811.
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John married Sabrina Shrader, the daughter of Christopher Columbus Shrader and Elizabeth "Finley." In 1850 John's Grayson County land was valued at $2000.
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CHILDREN INCLUDE:
John and Sabrina were the parents of;
Christopher Lemuel (b) 25 Jul 1822
Jane Elizabeth (b) Oct 2, 1823
James Robert Weston (b) 1825
Mahala Ann (b) ca 1827
George (b) ca 1832
Nancy Jane (b) ca 1834 (married Eli Quiggins)
T. H. (b) 1835 and (d) bef 1850
Malinda F. (b) ca 1837
Franklin (b) ca 1839
Columbus (b) 1845
Warren Wesley (b) 3/23/1949
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John Eskridge died of rheumatism at the age of 53 years, 2 months and 8 days on April 12,1857 in Grayson County, Kentucky. He was buried in the Eskridge Cemetery on Highway 79 near the Falls of Rough River Dam.

His wife Sabrina joined him there four months later after her death on August 12, 1857 at the age of 52.

 
 
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 Parents:
  George R. Eskridge (1763 - 1827)
  Elizabeth Robinson Eskridge (1771 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Sabrina Shrader Eskridge (1805 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Christopher Lemuel Eskridge (1822 - 1893)*
  Jane Elizabeth Matthews Godsey (1823 - 1902)*
  James Robert Weston Eskridge (1825 - 1896)*
  T. H. Eskridge (1835 - ____)*
  Columbus F Eskridge (1846 - 1949)*
  Warren Wesley Eskridge (1849 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Kenner Eskridge (1782 - 1852)**
  Nancy Nash Eskridge Porter (1790 - 1853)*
  Mary Frances Eskridge Fentress (1794 - 1858)*
  Nathaniel Robinson Eskridge (1798 - ____)*
  Joseph Wilson Eskridge (1802 - 1846)*
  John Weston Eskridge (1804 - 1857)
  George Henry Eskridge (1810 - 1867)*
  Elijah Robinson Eskridge (1813 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Eskridge Cemetery
Leitchfield
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Julie A (Eskridge) Taylo...
Originally Created by: VirJean Potter Bozarth
Record added: Aug 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21279770
John Weston Eskridge
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