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James Roane
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Birth: 1795
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1859
Wilson County
Tennessee, USA

He was appointed Magistrate of Jefferson County, Ark, and later served in the same capacity at Pulaski Co, Ark. War of 1812- James was in the battle of New Orleans on Jan 8, 1815. It is not known if he was in the Army of TN Vol under Andrew Jackson or whether he was with the pirate, Lafitte. He was born 1795 and d. Aug 4, 1858. In the autumn of 1823 James met a young girl, Ketorah Moseley, who lived on a neighboring farm in Wilson Co, TN. She fell in love with him during their courtship and they had an affair. They were never married. Ketorah had a son on July 22, 1824 named James. In the meantime, James had gone to North Louisana. He met a very nice talented young lady and this time he fell in love. He and Mary St. Clair Stowe were married on Oct. 24, 1824. James went back to Tenn for a visit and saw his son. In order to help the Moseley family he bought for them a farm of 80 acres in Pulaski Co, Ark. The Moseley family ignored this gift and in 1828 moved to Washington Co, Illinois. James heard the family was moving and hurried to see his son in Illinois. In 1832 James brought his illegitimate son to Louisiana. At this time the boy was known as James Moseley and was about 8 yrs. old. James sent word to the Moseleys that he would finish raising his son who became known as James Madison Roane.

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885
Name: James Roane
Gender: Male
Place of Birth: North Carolina
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1795
Age: 65
Month of Death: Aug
Cause of Death: Inflammation of the Lungs
Census Year: 1860
Census Location:District 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 22, 23, 24 and 25, Wilson, Tennessee
Line: 6
Archive Collection Number: T655
Family links: 
  Hugh Roane (1765 - 1825)
  Hannah Calhoun Roane (1775 - 1851)
  Mary St. Clair Stow Roane (1811 - 1850)*
  John Stow Roane (1850 - 1930)*
  Samuel Calhoun Roane (1793 - 1852)*
  James Roane (1795 - 1859)
  Caroline Elizabeth Roane Bell (1798 - 1846)*
  Isabella N Roane Carter (1810 - 1883)*
  Harriett A Roane Dillon (1813 - 1897)*
  John Seldon Roane (1817 - 1867)*
*Calculated relationship
Calhoun Cemetery
Wilson County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Stone Branches
Record added: Oct 29, 2012
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