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From: "Mary Smirl" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Susanna Martha GIBSON b. New Market, Jefferson Co. TN abt. 1791
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 09:39:04 -0500
The county courthouse is in Dandridge, TN. (I live in Jefferson Co., TN
also). You might try there.
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From: "Tom" <>
Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2002 9:16 PM
Subject: [Q-R] Susanna Martha GIBSON b. New Market, Jefferson Co. TN abt.
> Hi all
> I am still trying to nail down the marriage of Susanna Martha GIBSON
> b. New Market, Jefferson Co. TN abt. 1791. I know that she was in
> Martin Co. IN as early as 1830 living with her husband Benjamin COOPER.
> They are still there until sometime in 1871 when they moved down to
> Delaware Co. IN where she died on 21 Mar 1871 and is buried next to
> Benj. COOPER at the Rees Cemetery, Perry Township, Delaware Co. IN.
> I've been told that Benj. COOPER married contrary to discipline in OH
> and was disowned by the Society of Friends February 24, 1814. But my
> understanding is that the GIBSONs were long time members of the Society.
> So how could he married contrary if he married Garrett GIBSON's
> ANYWHO.... I am unable to find any records for the MM in Jefferson
> Co. TN, I think it was New Market! Can anyone please help?? I would
> also love to find out the names of their children. I know one of them
> married a SMITH because 5 of his SMITH grandchildren are living with him
> in Baker Twp, Martin Co. IN in 1850.
> Here are the census records for a 30 yr period between 1850 and 1880:
> Benj. COOPER listed as 63 Yrs old b. in SC
> Susan his wife was listed as born in NC age 58
> Benj. SMITH age 20
> Amilia SMITH age 18
> Susanna SMITH age 15
> Malinda SMITH age 12
> Casander SMITH (Male) age 10
> Amanda SMITH age 8
> Docia (Dorca) SMITH age 3
> Census of Martin Co. IN, Baker Township
> Benj. COOPER listed as 75 yrs olf b. in SC
> Wife Susan age 67 b. in NC
> Docia age 14 born in IN
> Baker Twp. Martin Co. IN
> Benj. COOPER listed as 86yrs old b. in GA
> Wife Susan age 76 b. in TN
> Cooper, Benjamin age 84 born GA
> Cooper Susan age 76 born TN
> Smith Docia age 24 born IN
> Monroe Township, Delaware Co. IN
> Benjamin COOPER age 93 b. SC
> Susanna SMITH age 46 b. IN
> Mary B. SMITH age 15 (Susanna's daughter and my Ggrandmother. She
> married David B. LYKINS on 02 Mar 1883 in Delaware Co. IN)
> Docia SMITH age 34
> Benjamin SMITH age 1 (no idea who he belongs to)
> Isaac SMITH b Nov 1849 (no idea who he belongs to)
> Tom C.
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