1870 Butler Co.,KY CENSUS, p. 107.Jacob P Deweese
1Ancestry.com, Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953, "Birth date: abt 1842 Birth place: Butler Death date: 4 Dec 1877 Death place: Butler, Kentucky, United States Residence date: Residence place: Butler."
2Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census, Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, , Year: 1860; Census Place: , Butler, Kentucky; Roll: ; Page: 854; "Birth date: abt 1841 Birth place: Kentucky Residence date: 1860 Residence place: Butler, Kentucky, United States."3Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census, Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432,, Year: 1850; Census Place: , Butler, Kentucky; Roll: M432_194; Page: 265B; Image: ., m. "Birth date: abt 1841 Birth place: Kentucky Residence date: 1850 Residence place: Butler, Kentucky, 1870 United States Federal Census, Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - 1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minne, Year: 1870; Census Place: Morgantown, Butler, Kentucky; created. ===...166. Jacob DEWEESE He was married to Nancy B. GOYER on 14 Feb 1861 in Butler Co., KY. Nancy B. GOYER was born about 1846.
He was married to Mary [Polly] SNODGRASS on 3 Feb 1869 in Butler Co., KY. Mary [Polly] SNODGRASS was born about 1840.
====...Deweeses in Kentucky
Our branch of Deweeses showed up in Kentucky shortly after it was ceded (for a second time) by the Shawnees and other Indians as a result of the Battle of Fallen Timbers (1794).
The territory, ignoring Indian ownership, was part of Virginia.
In 1776, the county of Kentucky was formed.
In 1780, it was divided into three bits - Lincoln, Jefferson and Fayette Counties.
In 1792, Logan was formed out of Lincoln County, and that is where our people first show up.
In 1810, Butler County was formed from Logan and Ohio Counties, and that is where our people are found next. It isn't clear (to me) if they actually moved, or if
the name of their part of the county just changed.
Their final home in Kentucky (before they headed off to Indiana, Illinois, and parts west) was Ballard County, which was formed out of Hickman County, which was formed out of Livingston County, which was formed out of Christian County, which was formed out of Logan County.
So, once again, it isn't clear if they or the county line moved.
I suspect it was a move this time.
Butler County is now fairly south central Kentucky and Ballard is the most western county, right where the Ohio runs into the Mississippi.
There are no actual censuses for Kentucky for 1790 and 1800, so tax lists are substituted.
People in our direct line are highlighted.
Ballard formed 1842 from Hickman and McCracken; Carlisle formed from it in 1886
Ballard County 1850 census - online thanks to Bob Kipke
137-137 J. Deweese 25 M Farmer Ky
I think this is Isaac Deweese , son of Henry and Amelia - married (1) Louisa Sams (2) Ann Smith - died Warrick Co, Ind 1905
138-138 J. Deweese 24 M Farmer Ky
I think this is John Deweese , son of Henry and Amelia -
I think they are enumerated twice (see 670) I have found no documentation on him besides this census.
208-208 J. W. Deweese 34 M Farmer Ky
I think this is JW Deweese , who may or may not be a son of Henry and Amelia.
(Many genealogists make him their eldest; Jack Vaughan does not include him.)
He married Emeline Unknown.
He died about 1851, and Emeline - I THINK - went to Warrick County where she is on the 1860 census with Patrick Pruett.
Sams 29 m Farmer Ill
E. Deweese M. Deweese Ky
This is Eli Sams, who married Mary Polly Deweese (sister of Henry).
The young Deweeses are probably children of Henry and Amelia (assumed deceased) Elijah and M . Elijah moved to Warrick Co, married Sarah Margaret Shrode there in 1857. He died there in 1907.
Not everyone is convinced M is a daughter of Henry & Amelia.
331-331 Rachel Deweese 44 F Ky 1806/ Jasper 8 / Mahulda 7/ Angeline 5
I think this is Rachel Keith Deweese, the widow of William Deweese , brother of Henry.
332-332 Mary Deweese 41 F Ky 1809/ James 21 M Farmer Ky/ Elbert 16 M Farmer/ Helana 14 F/ Allan 12 M / Lottie 9 F/ Elizabeth 7 F / John 4 M / William 1 M all Ky
I think this is Mary Polly Harper Deweese, widow of John < Henry's brother
335-335 James Deweese 30 M Farmer Ky/ Ann 19 F/ Abijah 1 M all KY
Elizabeth 72 F Va
George Russle 22 M Farmer Ky
James Deweese youngest son of John and Elizabeth Sams Deweese(and brother of Henry) - with his mother. He married Ann Oliphant, but died before the next census. No idea who George Russle is.
337-337 Morgan Deweese 34 M Farmer Ky 1816/ Elisa 30/ Minerva 9/ Sarilda 7 F all Ky
Morgan , son of John and Elizabeth Sams Deweese (and brother of Henry) - married Elisa G Harper. Died 1859.
343-343 A. F. Sams 25 M Farmer Ill / Jane 31 / Napoleon 3/ Leander 1 M all Ky
Virgil Davis 9 M Ky/ Sally 8 Mo
Mary Gunn 59 F Nc 1791
John Cooper 22 M Laborer Ala
Wm. Deweese 22 M Laborer Ky
Nancy Hunter 15 F Ky
Garete Deweese 18 M Laborer Ky
Alison Fleenor Sams, brother-in-law of Mary Polly Deweese Sams (among other complicated relationships - possibly brother to Elizabeth Sams wife of Absalom Deweese).
The Deweeses are William and Garret sons of Henry and Amelia.
William married Elizabeth Mary Ann Jones in about 1850, moved to Warrick Co before 1860. They had 14 children. He died in Warrick Co in 1875.
Garret married Mary Lee Watson and stayed in the area of Ballard Co most of his life. He later married two more times, Dora Miller, Mrs. Ellen Parks.
669-669 Absalom Deweese 33 M Farmer Ky / Elizabeth 34 F Ky
Nancy 9 F/ William 5/ Ann 2
Tolbert 14 M / Nancy 15 all KY
Absalom, son of Henry and Amelia Deweese. Tolbert and Nancy are his brother & sister.
Wife Elizabeth is Elizabeth Sams, probably daughter of David Sams. She died before 1860.
Absalom moved to Warrick County, married Mary Ann Armer Sharp. He died there in 1875.
Tolbert or Talbert moved to Warrick County, married Mary Elizabeth McCool in 1862. They had 12 children. He died in Warrick in 1912.
I have no more information on Nancy.
670-670 John Deweese 31 M Farmer Ky 1819/ Nancy 23 F Ky/ Francis 2 M Ky
I think this is John Deweese, son of Henry and Amelia - (see 138)
Ballard County 1860 census
79-79 Deweese, James 29 farmer Ky/ Martha 25/ Teletha A 5/ Bernetta 2 all Ky
I think this is the son of John and Mary Polly Harper Deweese
84-84 Deweese, Elizabeth 40/ Calvin 9/ Henry B 3 - all Ky
I think this is Elisa Harper Deweese, widow of Morgan, Henry's brother
88-88 Deweese, Mary 60 widow, NC/ Allen 20/ Lidda 17/ Elizabeth 15/ John H 13 / William G 11 - all Ky
I think this is Mary Polly Harper Deweese, widow of John, Henry's brother
106-106 Deweese Jehoida 10 m
- with McGee, Benj F 38/ Nancy 34/ Harriett 15/ Wm H 12 - all Ky
I have no idea who Jehoida is. Nancy Deweese, wife of Benjamin McGee, is buried in the Sloan Graveyard John Deweese (Baptist) is also buried there (no dates). There was a Jehoida Sams (b ~1818)???
110-110 Deweese Elbert 26 com. lab Ky/ Martha C 17 Tn/ James M 2/ John C 1 - Ky
I think this is the son of John and Mary Polly Harper Deweese
Picketts Dst - Sebastopol PO
706-684 Goode, Andrew 34 Va/ Dolly A 22/ Uriah C 5/ James G 3/ John W 6/12 - all Ky
Deweese Ann 35/ Abijah 11/ Rachel 7/ John W 3//Robertson, John D 73 carpenter-all Ky
I think this is Ann Oliphant Deweese, widow of James, son of John & Elizabeth.
1860 Kentucky Ballard Picketts 32 - 11 June
Garrett Deweese 25m farmer Ky / Mary L 20 / Eliza H 56 / Michael 17
This is the son of Henry and Amelia.
more info from Ballard County
Barren formed 1798 from Warren and Green; Allen 1798, Hart 1819, Monroe 1820 and Metcalfe 1860 formed from it
1800 Dewees, Cornelius, Elisha
1820 Cornelius 8 Elisha David Samuel
1830 Cornelius 152 (ise) John (isi)
Cornelius 2David John
1840 Cornelius 122 David 134 Samuel 134 John 122 Ann 134
Cornelius 1 mDavid 1m Samuel 2m 20-30
John Ann 1850 E 445 Nancy 446 David 457 Samuel H 457 John C 457 Henry 457 Martha J 408 John 409 William 445
1860 Ann R
1870 Nancy 650
Barren County, Kentucky, 1810-1840 censuses transcribed by Rowena Lawson.[Bowie, MD : Heritage Books, 1986]
1820 1830 1840
John Ann Marriage records for Barren County, Kentucky, 1799-1817 by Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry [Chillicothe, Mo. : Deweese Lucinda to John Coddington 20 Jan 1814
Sally to Moses Cox 28 Sep 1800
There's a set called Kentucky Cemeteries - for Barren Co:
Old Deweese Graveyard, Edmonton Rd, ~ 6m from Glasgow
Martha A, wife of JC DeWeese b. 24 Mar 1824 d 20 June 1894
John C Deweese b 6 Nov 1822 d. 2 Dec 1902
Boone formed 1798 from Campbell
1800 - Dewees, Lewis
1810 - Dewees, Lewis ( In the online Boone Co census, he is listed as Denees)
Boone County, Kentucky, 1810-1840 censuses transcribed by Rowena Lawson.[Bowie, MD : Heritage Books, 1986]
1810 Deweese, Lewis no later Deweeses.
Jesse G. Deweese (1818 - 1863)
Mary Polly Snodgrass (1847 - ____)
Nancy B Goyer Deweese (1848 - 1869)
Virgil Deweese (1863 - 1936)*
James Elvis Snodgrass (1868 - 1958)*
Iduma Deweese McCombs (1870 - 1919)*
Martha Bell DeWeese Snodgrass (1872 - 1949)*
John Thomas Deweese (1874 - 1910)*
Jacob P. Deweese (1841 - 1876)
Mary Elizabeth Deweese Lindsey (1847 - 1922)*
Malinda Pauline Deweese Whobrey (1851 - ____)*
Lucinda Bartholomew Deweese Flener (1856 - 1923)*
Paul A Deweese (1858 - 1902)*
Elijiah Covington DeWeese (1860 - ____)*
Pearson Miller Deweese Cemetery
Created by: BONNIE & CLYDE DEWEESE
Record added: May 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111306206