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 Phoebe <I>Nicks</I> Brashears

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Phoebe Nicks Brashears

  • Birth 8 Jun 1738 Talbot County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 15 Jan 1811 Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Sugar Grove, Roane County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 66287036

PHOEBE'S NICKS ANCESTRY
The Nicks family stems from a William Nicks in Northamptonshire, England. Some of the family lived in New Kent Co, VA, and Talbot Co, MD, before moving to present day Guilford Co, NC.

Copied from: A Brashears Family History by Charles Brashear page 17

Robert Samuel Brashears (RSB) married, about 1754, surely in Orange Co, NC, though we have found no records, Phoebe Nicks, b. 8 June 1738, probably in Talbot County, Maryland. She died in Guilford Co, NC in Dec 1811 and was buried there, but her body was exhumed and moved to Roane County TN in 1812, where she was read. In the Brashears-Kries Cemetery, behind the RSB homestead. She was the d/o John Nicks and Margaret Edwards.

Copied from: A Brashears Family History by Charles Brashear page 15

PHOEBE'S POST–HUMOUS TRAVEL
Phoebe (Nicks) Brashears died Dec 1811 and was buried in Guilford Co, NC, probably while on a visit to her brothers and sisters. Robert Samuel Brashears hired a grandson, Robert Samuel Gilliland, to exhume her remains, transport them to Tennessee, and re-bury her. Old Robert Samuel Brashears was either too sick or too tight to pay up, even though the grandson gave him a bill:

Robert S. Brashears, Debtor To Robert S. Gilliland

December 1811 To: 36 days service from the time said Brashears wife died until the above number of days, @3/per day........................................ $18.00

January 1812 To: raising and moving said Brashear's wife and entering her again.............................................. 25.00

Aprile May June 1812 To: 64 days services and horse trip to North Carolina York County and back to said Brashear's house in Roane County Tennessee with and for said Brashear's at 6/ per ........................64.00 ---------------------------------------------------______
--------------------------------------------------$107.00
---------------------------------------------------$46.00
---------------------------------------------------$32.00

Copied from: A Brashears Family History by Charles Brashear page 29


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  • Maintained by: Ralph Martin
  • Originally Created by: Louise (Bruman) Dice
  • Added: 28 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66287036
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Phoebe Nicks Brashears (8 Jun 1738–15 Jan 1811), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66287036, citing Brashears-Kries Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Roane County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Ralph Martin (contributor 47724249) .