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John Francis Cheairs, Sr

  • Birth 1788 Richmond County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 1859 Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 85474737

John Francis Cheairs SR. was born in 1788 in N. Carolina the son of Elijah Cheairs and Francis Cheairs.
John first married Elizabeth Bugg on April 17, 1810, they had one child born to there marriage John Francis Cheairs Jr.was born in 1812 his Mother Elizabeth died in Child birth, her son John Jr. fought in The Battle of San Jancinto.

John Francis Sr. later married Eleanor Bittick they had a large family John servered in the War of 1812.
He was later commissioned an Ensign by Governor
A.H.Sevier on April-20-1824 in the Arkansas Territoral Militia Clark Co.
He was later promoted to rank of "Major" in the Missouri Miitia.
They first went to San Augustine Co. TX.and where there a few years.
On May-25- 1835 John Cheairs and serveral of his sons received a Mexican Land Grants and moved to the area of Mustang Praire which became Crockette, Texas, they lived near Crockette where they were living when Eleanor died in 1851.
John lived his remaing years there, he would go and visit with his children and to Florida where some of the Cheairs lived were not sure where he was when he died in 1859 maybe at home and I believe hes buried in The Boggs Cemetery near his Wife Eleanor and Daughter Mary Ann Cheairs and her husband Stephen Jefferson Stanley JR.


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  • Added: 22 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85474737
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