Rhoda <I>Hurst</I> Poe

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Rhoda Hurst Poe

Virginia, USA
Death 1860 (aged 54–55)
Van Buren County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Unknown
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Rhoda Hurst, daughter of John and Elizabeth was born in Virginia during the 1790s (1850 census states 1805). She married Henry Poe and resided in Claiborne County, in the year 1830. They later moved to Putnam County, Indiana where they remained for some time and afterward migrated west (Van Buren County Arkansas). Their children were Elijah, Preston and Thursa A. Poe. 1850 census added Nancy Caroline and Cynthia Ann Poe as children.
Both were born around 1800, Rhoda in Virginia and Henry in Tennessee. On the 1850 and 1860 census they are in Van Buren County, Arkansas with children Preston, Nancy and Synthia.Another child Elijah was in Tennessee with his family.Have not located on 1870 census. Rootsweb showed they had another child Thursa A. Poe.
Rhoda HURST was born about 1793-1805 in Shenandoah Co., VA. She died in Somewhere out West. Rhoda married Henry POE

Name: Rhoda HURST
Birth: 1793-1798 Virginia (1805 Va in 1850 census)
Death: BEF 1889 (this item on the web-no proof)

Her Father: John J "Mill Creek" HURST
b: 27 APR 1735 in Orange County, Virginia later Shenandoah Co., VA.
Death: NOV 1817 (Dec 18 1817)in Elks Bend, Claiborne, Tennessee
Note: a tree fell on him
Burial: Elks Bend Cemetery, Claiborne, Tennessee
John "Mill Creek" Hurst (1735 Orange County, VA - 1817) married #1 Nancy Nunn in 1759
John married 2nd Elizabeth BREEDWELL on Aug 6 1789 in Shenandoah Co., VA. (mother of Rhoda)
John was drafted from Shenandoah Valley for services in the Colonial Army in May, 1781. His officers were Col. Michael Radar and Capt. George Prince. His son, Henry, served this term of three months for him but John received a discharge for his service. He also served one three months term for his son Henry, who was sick when called and could not answer. He is reported to have served one or more additional terms. Killed by a falling tree.
children of John and Elizabeth Hurst
i Nancy HURST was born in 1790 and died on Aug 18 1859.
ii Joseph HURST was born about 1792 and died in 1845.
iii Rhoda HURST was born about 1793.
iv Mary HURST was born about 1794.
v William HURST was born on Jul 10 1796 and died on Oct 8 1849.
vi Rachel HURST was born in 1802.
vii Isaac HURST was born on Nov 14 1803.
viii Susan HURST was born in 1806 and died in 1845

her Mother: Elizabeth BREEDWELL
b: ABT 1756 in Orange County, Virginia
Death: 3 OCT 1840 in Putnam County, Indiana
Burial: Deer Creek Cemetery, Putnam, Indiana
Note: Also known as the "Widow BREEDING"

rootweb info on children
1 Elijah POE born 1823
2 Thursa A. POE born ca 1832
3 Preston POE b: Apr. 7, 1830 in Indiana
4 Nancy C. POE b: Jan. 11, 1838 in Indiana
5. Cynthia A. Poe b 1840 Tennessee only in 1850 census

their son
Elijah Poe
Birth: 1823 Claiborne County, Tennessee
Death: 1865 McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee
PVT 1 Tenn. Inf Mex War
Burial:Mount Sinai - Shake Rag Cemetery
Warren County, Tennessee
Find A Grave Memorial# 18829541******
Elijah's daughter
Jane "Jennie" Poe Vickers
Birth: Apr. 29, 1859
Death: Oct. 31, 1944
Burial: Sycamore Baptist Church Cemetery
Gassaway, Cannon County, Tennessee
Find A Grave Memorial# 131327872
Her Spouse:
Elsie Layfayette Vickers (1860 - 1920)
their Children:
Mose Vickers (1881 - 1947)*
Marvin Vickers (1883 - 1961)*
Andrew J. Vickers (1887 - 1956)*
Lafayette Vickers (1889 - 1972)*
Horace Alfred Vickers (1894 - 1961)*
Elijah Poe married Martha T Ashburn and had 6 children.
Martha T Ashburn
their children
Sarah Caroline Poe 1849-1917
Calhoun Poe 1852-Unknown
Mary Poe 1855-Unknown
Jane Poe 1859-1944 (above)
M E Poe 1862-Unknown
Nancy Harriett Poe 1863-1945
Nancy Poe could be Nancy Harriette Poe
Birth: Aug. 7, 1863
Death: Feb. 20, 1945 Tennessee
Burial:Armstrong Church Cemetery
Irving College, Warren County, Tennessee
Find A Grave Memorial# 146849814

their daughter
Nancy Caroline Poe Heavin
Birth: Jan. 11, 1838
Death: Apr. 2, 1899
Wife of J. Heavin
Fillmore Cemetery
Fillmore, Putnam County, Indiana
Find A Grave Memorial# 39849294
Joel Heavin
Birth: Sep. 16, 1833
Death: Apr. 8, 1900
Burial: Fillmore Cemetery
Fillmore, Putnam County, Indiana
Find A Grave Memorial# 39849255
their children
Thomas J. Heavin
William R. Heavin
Charles O. Heavin

their son
Preston Armstrong Poe
Birth: Apr. 7, 1830 Greencastle, Putnam County
Death: 1890 Talihina, Le Flore County Oklahoma
burial unknown
findagrave # 154714237
son's wife
Celia Duke
born 20 Mar 1841 Alabama
d 31 Mar 1902 Fanshawe, Le Flore County, Oklahoma
burial unknown
findagrave # 154714383
their children
1 Albert Wiley Poe (1866 - 1939)* # 97350840
2 Elijah LaFate "Lige" Poe (1868 - 1912)* # 116647525
3 Andrew Alfred Poe (1870 - 1950)* # 25977281
4 Rose Etta Poe Ingram (1878 - 1964)* # 83979721

1830 census
Name: Henry Poe
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Claiborne, Tennessee
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5

1850 census
Name: Henry Pough
[Henry Poe]
Age: 47
Birth Year: abt 1803
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1850: Griggs, Van Buren, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Family Number: 374
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Pough 47
Roda Pough 44
Preston Pough 20
Nancy C Pough 12
Syntha A Pough 10

1860 census
Name: Henry S Poe
Age: 57
Birth Year: abt 1803
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Tennessee
Home in 1860: Davis, Van Buren, Arkansas
Post Office: Clinton
Family Number: 372
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry S Poe 57
Rhoda Poe 55
Preston Poe 30
Celia Poe 19
Nancy C Poe 22

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  • Originally Created by: Myrtle Ennis
  • Added: 16 Dec 2016
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