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Agnes "Nancy" MUNFORD

John FINNEY 3063
  • Born: bet. 1775 and 1781 3064
  • Marriage: Agnes "Nancy" MUNFORD 3062
  • Died: bet. 1820 and 1825, Laurens County, South Carolina 2906

  More Information:

1800 United States Federal Census, John Finney household, Laurens County, South Carolina 3064: John was head of a household consisting of 1 m 16-25 [John], 1 f <10, 1 f 16-25 [Nancy]. Menassa Finney was listed next to John.

1810 United States Federal Census, Jno Finney household, Laurens County, South Carolina 3065: John was head of a household composed of 1 m <10,1 m 26-44[John], 4 f <10, 1 f 10-15, 1 f 16-25, 1 f 26-44 [Agnes]. The names of 5 of John and Agnes' daughters are known and they are probably 5 of the 6 girls listed. The additional girl and the boy under 10 are unknown. Manasy Finney was listed nearby and is possibly John's brother.

Will: John Finney's will was written on 24 Jan 1820 and filed on 18 Apr 1825 in Laurens County, South Carolina. Estate records show that reports were still being filed with the court in Laurens County in January 1829.

Mentioned in the will were:
Son - John Finney
Wife - Nancy Finney
Daughters - Elizabeth, Ann, Polly, Sarah, Peggy and Martha Finney (All listed with the last name Finney even though most were probably married. Certainly Ann was married to David Gamble and had been listed as such in a deed record in 1819.) 2906


John married Agnes "Nancy" MUNFORD, daughter of Hugh MUNFORD and Unknown.3062 (Agnes "Nancy" MUNFORD was born bet. 1775 and 1784 3064.)


Marital Status: Separation, 8 September 1819, Laurens County, South Carolina. 3063 Deed records show that John Finney transferred land to David Gamble for alimony to his separated wife, Agnes Finney. In addition to land, a mare, cattle, hogs, furniture, half of present crop and a slave named Ruth were also given to Agnes. John and Agnes' children were listed as Eliz, Anna, Polly, Sarah, Peggy and Martha. It was noted that Anna was married to David Gamble.

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