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 James Samuel Fruit

James Samuel Fruit

Birth
Orange County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Oct 1834 (aged 71)
DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Burial Kenney, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17386541 · View Source
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Married M.Margaret Clark abt 1781, Randolph, NC. Nine known children born to this union, all born NC except for youngest,Martha who was born in KY:

John (1783-1817); Thomas Clark (1784-1871); Edmund (1786-1861); Alexander (1789-1853); Enoch James (1790-1848); Elizabeth (Fruit) Walker (1791-1871); Sibella (Fruit) Walker (1797-?); James Samuel,Jr.(c.1800-1845); Martha (Fruit) Wells (1806-1894).
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James served as constable for many years and became Justice of the Peace of Christian Co.Ky where he married many couples. James and family lived in Ky. for nearly 30 yrs. He followed son Thomas to DeWitt Co. Illinois in 1831 where he died in 1834.
James Samuel Fruit can be found in a book called; "SOLDIERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION BURIED IN ILLINOIS," by the Illinois State Genealogical Society, dated 1976.
Listing: FRUIT, James Samuel Born: Nov 13, 1762 in Orange County, North Carolina Died: Oct 9, 1834 Buried: Tunbridge Cemetery, Kenney, DeWitt County, Illinois.
Contributed by: Tawny (#47332759)
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Aged 73 y.

Gravesite Details Shared Head Stone with Granddaughter, Elizabeth Fruit, age 2 yr 2 mo 2 da. Daug of Thomas & Elizabeth.

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  • Maintained by: Barb (Key) Deacon
  • Originally Created by: Edd Marks
  • Added: 11 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17386541
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Samuel Fruit (13 Nov 1762–9 Oct 1834), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17386541, citing Tunbridge Cemetery, Kenney, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Barb (Key) Deacon (contributor 46482186) .