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DECENDANTS OF
JACOB LENORE VANZANDT

Submitted by: Judy VanZant (rlvjkv@aol.com) 15 Jul 2000)

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The VanZant's from Rutherford County, NC to Boone and Marion Counties, AR. Please contact me with any changes or if you would like to see what else I have on my files at home. Judy

First Generation

1. Jacob Lenore VanZandt "Jack" - 15. Born 4 May 1791 in Rutherford County, NC. Died About 1870 in Boone County, AR. Occupation Postmaster of Mt. Pleasant, Bellefonte,Farmer and mechanice.

Research: Jacob Lenore was born in North Carolina. In about 1825 he and his young wife moved to McMinn County, TN. Family story is that after the death of his son, Andrew Jackson and daughter inlaw Rhoda, Jacob stayed long enough to settle his son's estate and then moved. At this time I don't know the cause of Andrew or Rhoda's death. They didn't die at the same time. The family including some grown and married children all moved from TN. Jacob settling in Carroll now Boone County, AR. Others in Washington County, AR and Adria County, MO.He married Elizabeth Callahan - 16, daughter of Henry Callahan - 41 & Elizabeth McMurry - 42, 4 Sep 1813.

They had the following children:

2 i. Washington McMurry VanZandt - 51
3 ii. Eufama E. VanZandt - 44
4 iii. Andrew Jackson VanZandt - 13
5 iv. Margaret Clemina VanZant - 45
6 v. James Harvey VanZandt - 46
7 vi. John M VanZandt "Jehu" - 49
8 vii. Elizabeth VanZandt - 48
9 viii. George Washington VanZandt - 43
10 ix. Samual Lenore VanZandt - 47
11 x. Mary Jane VanZandt - 50

Second Generation

2. Washington McMurry VanZandt - 51. Born 1815 in NC. Died 1864 in Boone County, Ar. Died during the Civil War in the battle of Pea Ridge. His family went to recover his body and brought it home on a wagon pulled by oxen.

3. Eufama E. VanZandt - 44. Born 1816 in Barren County, Ky.

4. Andrew Jackson VanZandt - 13. Born 1817 in Barron County, KY. Died 1 Oct 1849 in McMinn County, TN. According to the dates, Andrew's son William was born after his death. He married Rhoda Ann Hinds - 14. Died After 1850.

They had the following children:

12 i. John Write VanZandt - 11
13 ii. Sahra Elizabeth VanZandt - 38
14 iii. William Harrison VanZandt - 39

5. Margaret Clemina VanZant - 45. Born 1820 in Barron County, KY.

6. James Harvey VanZandt - 46. Born 1823 in Barren County, KY. Died 29 Jan 1899 in Webster County, MO. He married Elizabeth Hill - 221, 21 Feb 1846 in McMinn Co., TN. Born 1829 in Burke Co., NC. Died in Webster Co., Mo.

They had the following children:

15 i. Mary Jane VanZandt - 222
16 ii. Nancy A. VanZandt - 223
17 iii. James VanZandt - 225
18 iv. William F. VanZandt - 226
19 v. Sarah Elizabeth VanZandt - 227
20 vi. Ulysses Grant VanZandt - 228
21 vii. Cora A. VanZandt - 229
22 viii. Louis VanZandt - 231
23 ix. Vossie VanZandt - 232

7. John M VanZandt "Jehu" - 49. Born 1824 in McMinn County, TN. Died in Wahington County, AR. He married Sarah Parissh - 815, 11 Jan 1849 in McMinn Co., TN.

They had the following children:

24 i. Jerusha Elizabeth VanZandt - 816
25 ii. Margaret E. VanZandt - 817
26 iii. Mary Ann VanZandt - 819
27 iv. Sarah Belle VanZandt - 820
28 v. Jane VanZandt - 828
29 vi. Florence M. VanZandt - 830

8. Elizabeth VanZandt - 48. Born 1829 in McMinn, TN.

9. George Washington VanZandt - 43. Born 5 Oct 1830 in Barron County, KY. Died 17 Mar 1900 in Carroll County, AR. He married Louisa Baker - 821.

They had the following children:

30 i. Caroline VanZandt - 822
31 ii. Thomas M VanZandt - 823
32 iii. Ruth Kate VanZandt - 824
33 iv. George Washington VanZandt Jr. - 825
34 v. Catherine VanZandt - 826
35 vi. Robert Lee VanZandt - 827

10. Samual Lenore VanZandt - 47. Born 31 May 1831 in McMinn County, TN. Died 11 May 1899 in Marion County, Yellville, AR. Buried in VanZandt cemetery. He married Amy Callahan - 803. Born 1836 in NC. Buried in VanZant Cemetery.

They had the following children:

36 i. Sarah Armenthab VanZandt - 833
37 ii. Amy Elizabeth VanZandt - 835
38 iii. John Henry VanZandt - 836
39 iv. Andrew Franklin VanZandt - 837
40 v. Mary Jane VanZandt - 838
41 vi. James McDonald VanZandt - 839
42 vii. William Columbus VanZandt - 840
43 viii. Fredrick Lafayette VanZandt - 842

11. Mary Jane VanZandt - 50. Born 1834 in McMinn County, TN. Died in AR. She married Henry Breidwell - 52, 25 Dec 1870.

Third Generation

12. John Write VanZandt - 11. Born 1847 in McMinn County, TN. Buried in Smith Cemetery Valley Springs AR. After the death of his parents John and his sister Sarah left McMinn with their grandparents, leaving behind one brother. John was raised in Carroll and Boone Countires in AR. He first married Margeret Byrd - 28.

They had the following children:

44 i. Aldeccus Arkansas VanZandt - 33
45 ii. Rhoda Loretta VanZandt - 34
46 iii. Samuel Andrew Jackson VanZandt - 35
47 iv. Dallas LaFayette VanZandt - 36
48 v. Sarah Elizabeth VanZandt - 37

He second married Francis Crain - 12, daughter of Thomas Crain - 170 & Sally Hopper - 171, 8 Apr 1879 in Bellefonte, Boone County, AR. Buried in Smith Cemetery Valley Springs AR.

They had the following children:

49 i. Christopher Columbus VanZant "LUM" - 29
50 ii. Mary Jane VanZant - 30
51 iii. Maud VanZant - 31
52 iv. William Garrett VanZant - 32
53 v. John Lee VanZant - 9

13. Sahra Elizabeth VanZandt - 38. Born 12 Jan 1849. Died 1 May 1919 in Butte, MT.

14. William Harrison VanZandt - 39. Born Mar 1850 in Roane County, TN. Died 5 Jan 1920 in Hamilton county, TN. Occupation Cotton Mill worker He married Almira Manirva Doughty - 172, 23 Jun 1874.

15. Mary Jane VanZandt - 222. Born 1849 in TN.

16. Nancy A. VanZandt - 223. Born 1851. She married Robert J. Bingaman - 224, 25 Dec 1871.

17. James VanZandt - 225. Born 1856 in MO.

18. William F. VanZandt - 226. Born 1858 in MO.

19. Sarah Elizabeth VanZandt - 227. Born 1861. Died Before 1943.

20. Ulysses Grant VanZandt - 228. Born 1865 in MO.

21. Cora A. VanZandt - 229. Born 1867 in MO. She married Thomas Smith - 230, 1 Sep 1886 in Webster County, MO.

22. Louis VanZandt - 231. Born 1871 in MO.

23. Vossie VanZandt - 232. Born 1873 in MO.

24. Jerusha Elizabeth VanZandt - 816. Born 1849 in McMinn Co., TN.

25. Margaret E. VanZandt - 817. Born 1853. She married John O. Rutherford - 818, 11 Aug 1872.

26. Mary Ann VanZandt - 819. Born 8 Jan 1854 in McMinn Co., TN.

27. Sarah Belle VanZandt - 820. Born 1856 in Washington Co., AR.

28. Jane VanZandt - 828. Born 1858 in Washington County, AR. She married Enoch Noah Bennett - 829, 12 Mar 1876.

29. Florence M. VanZandt - 830. Born 1862 in Washington Co., AR.

30. Caroline VanZandt - 822. Born 1856.

31. Thomas M VanZandt - 823. Born 19 Apr 1854 in Pope County., AR. Died 16 Feb 1876. He married Julie Ann Linton - 831, 22 Oct 1874.

They had the following child:

54 i. Ella VanZandt - 832

32. Ruth Kate VanZandt - 824.

33. George Washington VanZandt Jr. - 825.

34. Catherine VanZandt - 826. Born 1869 in AR.

35. Robert Lee VanZandt - 827. Born 1879 in Pope Co., AR.

36. Sarah Armenthab VanZandt - 833. Born 28 Aug 1857. She married William Callahan - 834.

37. Amy Elizabeth VanZandt - 835. Born 12 Jul 1860 in Rutherord County, NC. Died 16 Oct 1890 in Yellville, AR.

38. John Henry VanZandt - 836. Born 26 Aug 1865 in Yellville, AR. Died 5 Sep 1911 in Sonora, AR.

39. Andrew Franklin VanZandt - 837. Born 23 Jul 1868 in Yellville, AR. Died 10 Jan 1956.

40. Mary Jane VanZandt - 838. Born 24 Dec 1868 in Yellville, AR. Died 9 Aug 1927 in AR.

41. James McDonald VanZandt - 839. Born 25 Nov 1873 in Yellville, AR.

42. William Columbus VanZandt - 840. Born 24 Dec 1876 in AR. Died 16 Nov 1971 in Sonora, AR. He married Ellen K. Parsons - 841.

43. Fredrick Lafayette VanZandt - 842. Born 6 May 1880 in AR. Died 24 Jan 1950.

Fourth Generation

44. Aldeccus Arkansas VanZandt - 33.

45. Rhoda Loretta VanZandt - 34.

46. Samuel Andrew Jackson VanZandt - 35. Born 16 May 1873 in Marion Co., AR. He married Betty Jane Miller - 782. Died 1928 in Marion Co., AR.

They had the following children:

55 i. Hester Faye VanZandt - 799
56 ii. Stella VanZandt - 804
57 iii. Tretha VanZandt - 806
58 iv. John VanZandt - 807
59 v. Dee VanZandt - 808

47. Dallas LaFayette VanZandt - 36.

48. Sarah Elizabeth VanZandt - 37.

49. Christopher Columbus VanZant "LUM" - 29.

50. Mary Jane VanZant - 30.

51. Maud VanZant - 31.

52. William Garrett VanZant - 32. Died in Morris Cemetery Still Water, OK.

53. John Lee VanZant - 9. Born 4 Jul 1886 in Boone County, Olvey, Ar. Died 25 May 1937 in Everton, Marion County, AR. Buried in Beckham Cemetery. Occupation Farmer Cattle Salesman. He married Essie Lee Trublood - 10, daughter of William Henery Trublood - 235 & Melissa Grant King - 236, 19 Dec 1908 in Everton, Boone County, AR. Born 10 Apr 1890 in Boone County, AR. Died 24 Nov 1967 ®8 in El Paso, TX. Buried in Beckham Cemetery.

They had the following children:

60 i. Ulas Echol VanZant "Buff" - 7
61 ii. Fannie Ethel VanZant - 27
62 iii. William Carl VanZant - 118
63 iv. Merle VanZant - 100
64 v. John Kermit VanZant Rev - 131
65 vi. Mildred VanZant - 142
66 vii. Burl Efton VanZant - 143
67 viii. James Buel VanZant - 159
68 ix. John Lee VanZant Jr. Prof. - 166

54. Ella VanZandt - 832. Born 1876.

Reference Note 2: William didn't move to Ar with his grandparents. Was raised and lived out his life in TN
Reference Note 7: Died of TB when she was 19.
Reference Note 8: Essie had gone to live with her youngest son in Texas after the death of her husband.

For further information please contact Judy VanZant

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