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From: "Jan Lindley" <>
Subject: [FLEMING] JOHN FLEMING (Ireland to SC) m. JANET WITHERSPOON
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 11:58:09 -0500


Will jump in here and add my Flemings to the list. I have a good deal of info on these Flemings and their related lines and am willing to share that info.

Here is my Fleming line:

1 John Fleming (b. ca 1685, Scotland; d. Williamsburg, SC; will dated 6/2/1749) m. before 1716 in Ireland, Janet Witherspoon (b. ca 1695, Scotland; d. 1761, Williamsburg, SC), d/o John Witherspoon (b. 1670, Begardie, near Glasgow, Scotland; d. 1737, SC; buried Williamsburg Meeting House) & Janet Witherspoon (her maiden name also) (b. 1670, Scotland; d. 9/30/1734 off coast of Ireland; buried at sea)----came to SC in 1734 along with many members of Witherspoon family; were among earliest permanent settlers of Williamsburg, SC

2 James Fleming (b. 1722, Ireland; d. 5/17/1796, Williamsburg, SC) m. before 1774, Jane Bennett (b. before 1758; d. ca 1780, Williamsburg, SC)---came to SC at age 12 with his parents and grandparents

3 John Fleming (b. ca 1776, SC; d. after 1840, AL) m. ca 1800 in SC or GA, Mary "Polly" Flynn (d. after 1825)

4 Littleberry Fleming (b. ca 1815, GA; d. before 7/2/1867, prob. AL) m. ca 1833, Michel Abagail Hutto (b. ca 1812, SC), d/o Daniel Hutto & Mary (unknown)

5 John Franklin Fleming (b. 2/14/1850, Franklin, AL; d. 10/16/1916, Healdton, Carter Co., OK; buried Old Healdton Cem.) m. on 7/2/1867 in Monroe Co., AL, Mary Elizabeth Fry (b. 10/9/1848, Monroeville, AL; d. 6/11/1932, Bremond, Robertson Co., TX; buried White Rock Cem., Bremond, TX), d/o Simeon Peter Fry(Frey) & Mary E. Jane Lowry

6 Nancy Abagail Fleming (b. 3/26/1872, Monroe Co., AL; d. 3/19/1918, Bremond, TX; buried White Rock Cem.) m. on 9/25/1887 in Limestone Co., TX, John Marion Shelton (b. 8/25/1859, Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR; d. 8/18/1925, Ranger, Eastland Co., TX; buried White Rock Cem.), s/o Lewis W. Shelton & Harriet Pritchett Henry

7 John Lewis Franklin Shelton (b. 12/14/1894, Retreat, Grimes Co., TX; d. 8/28/1948, Dallas, TX) m. on 9/21/1919 in Reagan, Falls Co., TX, Jewell Edna Bryant (b. 8/20/1899, Kosse, Limestone Co., TX; d. 7/18/1981, West Plains, Howell Co., MO), d/o Edward Reagan Bryant & Mary Ella Kindred

8 Edna Evelyn Shelton (b. 3/10/1927, Rule, Haskell Co., TX; d. 1/17/1989, West Plains, MO) 1m. on 10/24/1945 in Dallas, TX, Artice Virgil Watson (b. 11/21/1919, Red River Co., TX; d. 1986, Somerset, NJ), s/o Virgil Lee Watson & Murtie Lee Sturch----Evelyn and Artice were my parents.

Would love to hear from anyone related to this Fleming line (or related families).

Jan Lindley


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