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From: "Judith Haas" <>
Subject: Fann, Solomon b. ca 1772 VA - Resided Greene County, TN
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 1999 14:03:57 -0600


In an effort to untangle the many Fann Families in Greene County,
I collected as much info on these people as possible. With
respect to Solomon below, I can only claim census, tax and
marriage records. Solomon and Mary's descendents were sent to me
by others or I found them on the Internet. Some info documented;
some not.

SOLOMON1 FANN was born in VA ca 1772. He married MARY RICKER in
Greene County, TN, 4 Aug 1804. Marriage Bond #954; Giles Parman,
clerk; John Bailey, George Fann, bondsman. MARY was born in PA
ca 1790. MARY was the daughter of PETER RICKER and PEGGY UNK.

Source: Greene County, Tennessee Wills 1783-1890: Abstract of
the Will of Peter Ricker, 24 Jan 1814:
Wife, Peggy, to have all her widowhood, then to be sold and
divided equally. Children: John, a minor, Eve Smithers, Peggy
Gunit, Jacob and George Ricker, POLLY FANN, Frederick Ricker,
Rachel Willet, Martin, John, William and Huldah Ricker. Son,
John, to receive a horse. Executor: George Wells. Written: 9
Sep 1813. Witnesses: John ____(German), Solomon Wilhoite, John
Cook, Senr. signed: Peter Ricker

SOLOMON registered to pay taxes in Greene County, TN, 1812.
Source: Early Tennessee Tax List.

SOLOMON registered to pay taxes in Greene County, TN, 1830.
Source: Greene County, TN Guardian and Orphans Court Records:
Captain Parson's Company - Solomon has 50 a on Paint Creek, one
white poll.

SOLOMON was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in
Greene County, TN. One male under 5; two males 5 to 9; 1 male 10
to 14; Soloman 40 to 49; 2 females 5 to 9; 1 female 10 to 14; 2
females 15 to 19; 1 female 40 to 49.

SOLOMON was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in
Greene County, TN. Solomon 70 to 79; his spouse 50 to 59; 2
males 10 to 14; 1 male 15 to 19; 1 female 5 to 9; 1 girl 15
to19.

SOLOMON was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in
Greene County, TN. Soloman's occupation in 1850 was a cooper.

SOLOMON FANN and MARY RICKER had the following children:

2 i. FEMALE1 FANN was born in Greene County, TN
1811-1815.
3 ii. FEMALE2 FANN was born in Greene County, TN
1811-1815.
+ 4 iii. ALFRED FANN was born ca 1812.
5 iv. REBECCA FANN was born in Greene County, TN
1816-1820. She married WILLIAM SHANNON 22 May May 1839.
6 v. EPHE FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1819.
She married WILLIAM RICKER in Greene County, TN, 31 Aug 1837.
Marriage Bond no. 4009, dated 25 Aug 1837; Frederick Ricker, G.
Wells, MG. WILLIAM was born in Greene County, TN 20 Apr 1814.
WILLIAM died 8 Aug 1897 in Greene County, TN, at 83 years of age.
+ 7 vi. SOLOMAN FANN JR. was born ca 1822.
8 vii. ADAM FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1824.
He married MARY HENSON in Greene County, TN, 23 May 1850.
Marriage Bond no. 1812, 23 May 1850; security provided by
Soloman Fann; G. Wells, MG. MARY was born ca 1824. In 1850,
Adam and Mary Ann having
just married were living with Soloman and Mary.
+ 9 viii. JOHN FANN was born ca 1827.
10 ix. ELIJAH A FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1830.
ELIJAH died 20 Nov 1876 in Greene County, TN, at 46 years of age.
His body was interred in Reboboth Cemetery, Greene County, TN.
He married CHARLOTTE UNK.

Second Generation


4. ALFRED2 FANN (SOLOMON1) was born in Greene County, TN ca
1812. He married SARAH WILLETT in Greene County, TN, 14 Sep
1835. Marriage Bond no. 3747, dated 14 Sep 1835; M Byne, clerk;
V. Sevier, DC; Soloman Fann. SARAH was born in TN ca 1810.

ALFRED was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in
Greene County, TN. ALFRED was listed as the head of a family on
the 1860 Census in Greene County, TN.

ALFRED FANN and SARAH WILLETT had the following children:

MARY A FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1838.
CEEDY CAROLINE FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1842. She
married HENRY ALLEN COX in Greene County, TN, 22 Oct 1863.
Marriage Bond dated 20 Oct 1865; A Brumley, JP.
RACHEL FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1844.
NATHAN FANN was born ca 1848.
MATTHEW H FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1849.
RICHARD FANN was born ca 1853.

7. SOLOMAN JR.2 FANN (SOLOMON1) was born in Greene County, TN
ca 1822. He married twice. He married MARGARET RICKER in
Greene County, TN, 10 Nov 1842. Marriage Bond no. 654, dated 7
Nov 1842; John Ricker, Joseph Hutchison, JP: Goldene Fillers
Burgner's Marriage Book at p. 132. MARGARET was born in Greene
County, TN ca 1826. MARGARET was the daughter of JOHN RICKER and
MARY LYLES. He married NANCY M BIRD in Blount County, TN, 21 Jul
1851. They were maried by Frederic Emmett, MG.

SOLOMAN JR. was listed as the head of a family on the 1850
Census in Greene County, TN. SOLOMAN was listed as the head of a
family on the 1860 Census in Cocke County, TN. Soloman's wife,
Margaret,
must have died prior to the 1860 census. He appears on the 1860
census with daughters, Lavina, Nancy, Mary A., and Sarah, and
wife, Nancy.

SOLOMAN JR. and MARGARET RICKER had the following children:
DAVID W3 FANN was born ca 1843. He married ELIZA COLLINS in
Greene County, TN, 17 Feb 1867.
Marriage Bond dated 13 Feb 1867; G Taylor, JP
LAVINA FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1844.
NANCY FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1846.
MARY A FANN was born in Greene County, TN 1849.
SARAH FANN was born in Greene County, TN ca 1850.

SOLOMAN JR. FANN and NANCY M BIRD had the following children:
JOHN FANN was born about 1854.
LYDIA FANN was born about 1859.
TRUDIE FANN was born ca 1863.
MARY FANN was born 22 May 1868.

9. JOHN2 FANN (SOLOMON1) was born in Greene County, TN ca
1827. JOHN died 27 Apr 1895 in Washington County, OR, at 67
years of age. He married twice. He married EVE PARMON in
Greene County, TN, 4 Jul 1850. (**Note:This marriage has
problems. The 1860 census reflects John is age 30 - Evey is age
68! Can someone clarify this?) Living with them is Grand
Crocksell age 25.

JOHN married MARGARET CYNTHIA MARIAH DODSON 18 Dec 1865.
MARGARET was born in Greene County, TN ca 1845. MARGARET was the
daughter of CHARLES DODSON and PRISCILLA SUTTON. MARGARET died
30 Dec 1928 in Mountainburg, Washington County, OR, at 83 years
of age. He resided in Washington County, OR ca 1871.

JOHN FANN and MARGARET CYNTHIA MARIAH DODSON had the following
children:
LILLIE3 FANN. She married JAMES GUESS 26 Aug 1898.
JOHN SOLOMON FANN was born ca 1867.. He married MALISSA ANDERSON
14 Jan 1893. He resided in Grayson County, TX 1900.
ELITHA ALICE PRISCILLA JOSEPHINE FANN was born 29 Sep 1870.
ELITHA died 2 Jul 1955 at 84 years of age. Her body was interred
in Achille, Bryan County, OK. She married GEORGE WASHINGTON
ANDERSON 25 Jul 1889. Elitha and George had seven children in
addition to the two shown
REUBEN ABRAHAM FANN was born Mar 1873. REUBEN died 25 Feb 1947
in Irving, TX, at 73 years of age. His body was interred in Oak
Grove Memorial Park Cemete. He married NANCY R ROSEBERRY 15 Aug
1897.
MARTHA ANNE FANN was born 7 Nov 1875. MARTHA died 30 Dec 1949
at 74 years of age. She married WILLIAM CARROLL CORNELIUS 27 Oct
1895.
MARY E FANN was born 1878. She married T JEFF KELLY 24 Oct
1894.

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