Family Group Sheet - Henry Dacus


Name: Henry Dacus
 
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Born: Around 1800 Place: UnknownSon William said parents were born in"Georgia" in 1880 census, son Joseph said "Tennessee" in the same census. Henry is classified 20 - 30 in 1830 census, 40 - 50 in 1840 census
Born alternate: Place alternate: see above remarks
Married: before 1822Place: Unknown locationson William was born in 1822 in Tipton Co, TN according to my grandmother's notes
Died:? late 1843?Place: Hickman Co, KY His will was written 18 Sep 1843 (Hickman Co. Will Book B, p. 453) and filed for probate 20 March 1844
Buried at: Unknown 
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Father: UnknownMother: Unknown  
Alternate father: Alexander DacusAlternate mother: Nancy Duprey This item is in question. Alexander's youngest son in the 1820 census was 16-18 years old, next youngest was 18-26. Henry would fit here.
Other Spouse: None recorded 
 
Spouse: Eliza Unknown (Gibson?)
Born: 1800Place:Unknown Georgia or Tennessee - see remarks for Henry
Died:Probably December 1847Place: Hickman Co, KY Her estate sale was 14 Jan 1848
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Father: Mother:  
Other Spouse: none recorded 

Children:Born:
Date & Place
Died:
Date & Place
Married: Date, Place & Partner
William10 Nov. 1822, Tipton Co, TN17 Feb 1893 - Russellville, Pope Co, AR12 June 1842, Hickman Co, KY - Lucy Ann Bugg
27 Dec 1851, Hickman Co, KY - Laura L. Sutton Humphries
8 OCt 1865, Yell Co, AR - Eleanor Jane Ferrill (MNU - Kirkpatrick?)
Henry Jackson1825 TennesseeBefore 1860. His widow remarried Franklin Huffman in October 185922 Jan 1852, Tipton Co, TN - Hester Ann Catherine Rigsby
Eliza Jane1830 - TennesseeMay 1860, Hickman Co, KY (1860 Mortality schedule - consumption)16 May 1848, Hickman Co. KY - William D. Bugg
Gibson1832 - TennesseeOct 1852, Hickman Co, KY - probably tuberculosis15 Feb 1852, Weakley Co, TN - Parthena Taylor
Joseph aka Josiah8 Dec 1833 - Tennessee4 Nov 1908, Graves Co, KY11 Apr 1855. Fulton Co, KY - Sarah Ann Wall
Cassan A.1836 - Tennessee1852 - Hickman Co, KYProbably tuberculosis
Louis A (als. Lewis)1838 - Kentucky19 Dec 1861, Centerville, VA 1st Kentucky Infantry, Co E - Confederate 



In 1848 William was named guardian of his siblings after his mother Eliza died. Their names are frequently in the court records of Hickman County since William was required to make a periodic guardianship report. Many of the family members did not live long. I've theorized tuberculosis since Eliza Jane Dacus Bugg was identified as dying of it in the 1860 mortality schedule.

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