1. Thomas R. "Shieldeater" SMITH, Cherokee .1 married Mary ERMIE, Cherokee/Catawba .2 Another name for Mary is ORME.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 F    i. Julia SMITH 3 was born in 1818 in , , TN, USA, died on 4 Feb 1897 in Payne's Cove, Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in 1897 in "Sanders Cemetery", Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA. (Twin)

   3 F    ii. Nancy SMITH was born in 1818 in , , TN, USA and died in 1850 in , Grundy, TN, USA. (Twin)

   4 F    iii. Sallie SMITH, Cherokee 4 was born in 1825 in , Franklin, TN, USA.

Second Generation


2. Julia SMITH 3 (Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1818 in , , TN, USA, died on 4 Feb 1897 in Payne's Cove, Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in 1897 in "Sanders Cemetery", Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA.

Julia married Jordan SANDERS ,3 5 son of Thomas T. SANDERS and Private , on 24 Jul 1837 in , Coffee, TN, USA. Jordan was born in 1814 in , Franklin, TN, USA, 5 died on 28 Jul 1894 in Payne's Cove, Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in 1894 in "Sanders Cemetery", Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   5 M    i. Mathew SANDERS was born in 1839 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

   F    ii. Private

   6 F    iii. Catherine SANDERS was born in 1843 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

   7 M    iv. Jackson SANDERS 9 was born on 8 May 1845 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, 9 10 died on 12 Jul 1919 in , Grundy, TN, USA 9 10 , and was buried in Jul 1919 in Burrow's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA. 9 10

   8 M    v. Henderson SANDERS was born in 1848 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA.

   9 M    vi. Giles Hayton SANDERS was born on 16 Dec 1849 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA.

   10 F    vii. Alzade SANDERS 14 was born on 1 Feb 1851 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA and died on 16 Feb 1933.

   11 M    viii. Harrison SANDERS 16 was born in 1854 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA. 16

   M    ix. J. Crawford SANDERS was born in 1857 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for J. was Croff SANDERS.

   F    x. Dorcas SANDERS was born in 1859 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA.

   12 M    xi. Wheeler SANDERS was born on 5 Mar 1861 in Payne's Cove, Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, died on 19 Jun 1945 in , Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in Bonnie Oaks Cemetery, Coalmont, Grundy, TN, USA. 18

3. Nancy SMITH (Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1818 in , , TN, USA and died in 1850 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Nancy married James MEEKS , son of David MEEKS and Elizabeth . James was born in 1810 in Payne's Cove, Franklin, TN, USA, died in 1876 in , Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in Graveyard near Meeting House, Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   13 M    i. James David MEEKS was born in 1838 in Payne's Cove, Franklin, TN, USA.

   14 F    ii. Mary Polly MEEKS was born in Oct 1843 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

   15 F    iii. Martha Clementine MEEKS was born on 9 Mar 1841 in , Grundy, TN, USA, died on 21 Jun 1919 in , Madison, AL, USA, and was buried in Clouds Cemetery, Madison, Alabama, USA.

   16 M    iv. George Wilson MEEKS .

   17 F    v. Susannah Roberts MEEKS .

   18 F    vi. Bitha MEEKS was born in 1849.

   19 M    vii. James Donald MEEKS was born in 1851.

4. Sallie SMITH, Cherokee 4 (Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1825 in , Franklin, TN, USA.

Sallie married Jackson PHIPPS , son of Joshua John PHIPPS and Jane . Jackson was born in 1815 in , Franklin, TN, USA and died in 1899 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   20 F    i. Elizabeth PHIPPS was born in 1842 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

   F    ii. Martha PHIPPS was born in 1844 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

   21 M    iii. James PHIPPS was born in 1846 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

   22 F    iv. Sarah PHIPPS, Junior .

   23 F    v. Emiline PHIPPS .

   24 M    vi. John PHIPPS .

   25 F    vii. Mary Jane PHIPPS .

   26 F    viii. Louisa PHIPPS .

   M    ix. William PHIPPS .

   27 F    x. Nancy PHIPPS .

   F    xi. Selina PHIPPS  died young.

Third Generation


5. Mathew SANDERS (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1839 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

Mathew married Rebecca E. CHRISTIAN  on 25 Apr 1861 in , Grundy, TN, USA.6  Mathew next married Hannah MEEKS on 27 Apr 1867 in , Grundy, TN, USA.7

6. Catherine SANDERS (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1843 in , Coffee, TN, USA. Catherine married James LUSK on 5 Mar 1861 in , Grundy, TN, USA.8

7. Jackson SANDERS 9 (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 8 May 1845 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, 9 10 died on 12 Jul 1919 in , Grundy, TN, USA 9 10 , and was buried in Jul 1919 in Burrow's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA. 9 10 Another name for Jackson was Jack SANDERS.9

Jackson married Mary COUNTISS 9 on 28 Feb 1867 in , Grundy, TN, USA.9 11

Children from this marriage were:

   28 M    i. Pleasant Henderson "H" SANDERS was born on 8 Dec 1874 in Burrow's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA, died on 12 May 1957 in Coalmont, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in May 1957 in Bethel Cemetery, Burrows Cove, Grundy, TN, USA.

   29 F    ii. Martha Ann SANDERS .9

8. Henderson SANDERS (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1848 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for Henderson was Hence SANDERS.

Henderson married Ellen CAMPBELL , daughter of Daniel Downie CAMPBELL and Pency HAYNES , on 30 Oct 1872 in , Grundy, TN, USA.12  Henderson next married Mahala . Mahala was born in 1850 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

9. Giles Hayton SANDERS (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 16 Dec 1849 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA. Other names for Giles were Hasten SANDERS, and Haston SANDERS.

Giles married Samantha Jane CAMPBELL , daughter of Daniel Downie CAMPBELL and Pency HAYNES , on 15 Oct 1873 in , Grundy, TN, USA.13 Other names for Samantha are Janie CAMBELL, and28 Manta J. CAMPBELL.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Euna SANDERS was born in 1876 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    ii. John SANDERS was born in 1878 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    iii. Elmena SANDERS was born in 1880 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    iv. Robert Burton SANDERS .

   M    v. Ernest Haston SANDERS .

10. Alzade SANDERS 14 (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 1 Feb 1851 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA and died on 16 Feb 1933. Another name for Alzade was Alsade SANDERS.

Alzade married William Edward BEAN 14 on 28 Mar 1869 in , Grundy, TN, USA.14 15 William was born on 12 Mar 1839 and died on 16 Oct 1904.

Children from this marriage were:

   30 F    i. Mary Elizabeth BEAN 14 was born on 11 Jul 1870 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   31 M    ii. Robert Hasten BEAN 14 was born on 24 Mar 1872 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   32 M    iii. Jay Boyd BEAN 14 was born on 5 Mar 1874 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 15 Aug 1936.

   33 F    iv. Laura Ellen BEAN 14 was born on 27 Feb 1877 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    v. Virginia Jennis BEAN 14 was born on 22 Nov 1879 in , Coffee, TN, USA and died in 1908.

   34 M    vi. William Mathew BEAN 14 was born on 13 Apr 1883 in , Coffee, TN, USA.

   35 M    vii. Jordan Doliver BEAN 14 was born on 10 Oct 1885 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    viii. BEAN 14 was born on 9 Mar 1888 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died in 1888 in , Grundy, TN, USA. (Twin)

   M    ix. BEAN 14 was born on 9 Mar 1888 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died in 1888 in , Grundy, TN, USA. (Twin)

   36 M    x. Floyd Otis BEAN 14 was born on 12 Mar 1890 in , Grundy, TN, USA. (Twin)

   37 F    xi. Lloyd Owen BEAN 14 was born on 12 Mar 1890 in , Grundy, TN, USA. (Twin)

   F    xii. Lela Mae BEAN 14 was born in 1895 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died in 1901 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

11. Harrison SANDERS 16 (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1854 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA. 16 Another name for Harrison was Harris SANDERS.16 29 Harrison married Lidia BIVENS 16 on 16 Nov 1876 in , Grundy, TN, USA.16 17 Lidia was born in 1860.

Children from this marriage were:

   38 F    i. Annie Emma SANDERS was born in May 1872 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   39 F    ii. Nancy Bell SANDERS was born in 1878 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   40 M    iii. John J. SANDERS was born in Jul 1879 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   41 M    iv. Alexander Houston SANDERS 16 was born in Dec 1886 in , Grundy, TN, USA, 16 died in 1971 16 , and was buried in Orange Hill Cemetery, Grundy, TN 16

   42 F    v. Elizabeth SANDERS .

12. Wheeler SANDERS (Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 5 Mar 1861 in Payne's Cove, Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, died on 19 Jun 1945 in , Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in Bonnie Oaks Cemetery, Coalmont, Grundy, TN, USA. 18

Wheeler married Nancy NUNLEY ,30 daughter of James Madison NUNLEY and Mary Emeline SANDERS , on 6 Aug 1885 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Nancy was born in 1866 in , , TN, USA, 30 died in 1939 in , , TN, USA, and was buried in 1939 in Bonnie Oaks Cemetery, Coalmont, Grundy, TN, USA. 31

13. James David MEEKS (Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1838 in Payne's Cove, Franklin, TN, USA.

James married Elizabeth Ann PAYNE , daughter of Cleveland PAYNE and Jalah Jane , on 29 Mar 1855 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Tabitha J. MEEKS was born in 1862 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died in 1925 in , Madison, AL, USA.

   M    ii. Joel William MEEKS was born in 1863 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 27 Mar 1950 in , Madison, AL, USA.

   M    iii. George Richard MEEKS was born in 1865 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died in , , TX, USA. Another name for George was "Dick" MEEKS.

   M    iv. James H. MEEKS was born in Apr 1874 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died after 1920 in , Madison, AL, USA.

14. Mary Polly MEEKS (Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in Oct 1843 in , Coffee, TN, USA. Another name for Mary was Polly MEEKS.

Mary married Wesley M. SANDERS ,32 son of Thomas "Sr" SANDERS and Mary ROBERTS , on 14 Oct 1858 in , Grundy, TN, USA.19 Wesley was born on 1 May 1840 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA and died in 1879 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for Wesley was Masley M. SANDERS.33

Children from this marriage were:

   43 F    i. Almedia Fosta SANDERS was born on 5 Jun 1862 in , Grundy, TN, USA, died on 25 Apr 1934 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in Apr 1934 in Warren Cemetery, Grundy, TN, USA.

   44 F    ii. Levena SANDERS was born in 1866 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   45 M    iii. Wesley Huston SANDERS, Jr. was born in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    iv. Mary SANDERS was born in Apr 1880 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   46 M    v. "Tobe" SANDERS .

Mary next married MORAN in , Grundy, TN, USA.

15. Martha Clementine MEEKS (Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 9 Mar 1841 in , Grundy, TN, USA, died on 21 Jun 1919 in , Madison, AL, USA, and was buried in Clouds Cemetery, Madison, Alabama, USA.

Martha married Josiah Poindexter PAYNE , son of Cleveland PAYNE and Jalah Jane , on 8 Oct 1856 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Josiah was born on 3 Aug 1839 in Pelham Valley, Franklin, TN, USA, died on 3 Dec 1933 in , Madison, AL, USA, and was buried in Clouds Cemetery, Madison, Alabama, USA. Another name for Josiah was "Deck" PAYNE.

16. George Wilson MEEKS (Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Another name for George is "Wilse" MEEKS.

George married Leucindy THOMPSON .

The child from this marriage was:

   F    i. Allie Bell MEEKS was born in 1885.

17. Susannah Roberts MEEKS (Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Another name for Susannah is Susan MEEKS.

Susannah married Thomas Benton PAYNE , son of Benjamin Franklin PAYNE (PANE) and Elizabeth CONN . Thomas was born in 1846 in , , VA, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   47 F    i. Nancy Elizabeth PAYNE was born on 17 Nov 1864 in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA, died in 1939 in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in 1939 in Roberts Cemetery, Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    ii. Annie Lee PAYNE was born in 1867.

   F    iii. Lucy Clementine PAYNE was born in 1869.

   F    iv. Jennie M. PAYNE was born in 1873.

   F    v. Nancy PAYNE was born in 1875.

   F    vi. Mary Louise PAYNE was born in 1877.

   F    vii. Lillie Grace PAYNE was born in 1880.

   M    viii. James Franklin PAYNE was born in 1882.

   48 M    ix. Joseph Poindexter PAYNE was born in 1885 and died in 1947.

   F    x. Nora Bell PAYNE was born in 1888.

18. Bitha MEEKS (Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1849.

Bitha married J. P. WALL on 28 Dec 1863 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Bitha next married Ezekiel P. HOBBS , son of HOBBS , on 27 Jul 1871 in , Grundy, TN, USA.20 Another name for Ezekiel is E. P. HOBBS.

Bitha next married Richard HOBBS , son of HOBBS , on 27 Jul 1871 in , Grundy, TN, USA.21 Another name for Richard is Dick HOBBS.

Children from this marriage were:

   49 F    i. Ida HOBBS .

   M    ii. Richard HOBBS . Another name for Richard is Dick HOBBS.

   M    iii. Luke HOBBS .

   50 M    iv. William HOBBS .

Bitha next married Carroll D. NUNLEY ,34 35 son of James Madison NUNLEY and Mary Emeline SANDERS , on 8 May 1875 in , Grundy, TN, USA.22 Carroll was born in 1856. 35 Other names for Carroll were C. D. NUNELY, and35 36 Carroll C. NUNLEY.35

19. James Donald MEEKS (Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1851.

James married Sarah Lottie SANDERS , daughter of Andrew J. "Sr" SANDERS and Louisa W. COPE , on 28 Feb 1878 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Sarah was born in Mar 1860 in , Grundy, TN, USA, died on 5 Jan 1931 in Palmer, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in Bonny Oaks Cemetery, Coalmont, Grundy, TN,USA. Other names for Sarah were Lawt SANDERS, and Letta SANDERS.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Mary Jane MEEKS was born on 25 Dec 1878 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    ii. Robert MEEKS .

   F    iii. Cynthia MEEKS .

   M    iv. Alex MEEKS . Another name for Alex is Alax MEEKS.

   F    v. Francis MEEKS was born on 16 Jan 1900 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    vi. Effie MEEKS .

   51 M    vii. Dave MEEKS 35 was born on 19 Aug 1877 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    viii. Lena MEEKS .

20. Elizabeth PHIPPS (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1842 in , Coffee, TN, USA. Another name for Elizabeth was Elizabeth FIPPS.23

Elizabeth married Stephen COPE, Junior ,37 son of Stephen Payne COPE and Comfort BOLIN , on 14 Aug 1858 in , Grundy, TN, USA.23 Stephen was born on 25 Sep 1827 in , Warren, TN, USA. 37

The child from this marriage was:

   52 F    i. Sarah Lousa COPE was born on 22 Jul 1859 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 3 Jun 1896 in TN.

Elizabeth next married Benjamin GILLY on 6 Sep 1865 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

21. James PHIPPS (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1846 in , Coffee, TN, USA. Another name for James was J. K. Polk PHIPPS.

James married Amanda SPENCER .

Children from this marriage were:

   53 F    i. Nancy PHIPPS .

   54 F    ii. Sally PHIPPS .

   M    iii. Dewitt PHIPPS .

   55 F    iv. Ida PHIPPS .

   56 F    v. Molly PHIPPS .

   M    vi. Joe PHIPPS .

   M    vii. Sam PHIPPS .

22. Sarah PHIPPS, Junior (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Sarah married HAWKS .

23. Emiline PHIPPS (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Another name for Emiline is Emily PHIPPS.39  Emiline married Wm A. HENLEY on 15 Feb 1870 in , Grundy, TN, USA.24

24. John PHIPPS (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). John married Martha DICKERSON on 25 Jun 1873 in , Grundy, TN, USA.25

25. Mary Jane PHIPPS (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Mary married in 1895 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

26. Louisa PHIPPS (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1).

Louisa married Ezekiel P. HOBBS , son of HOBBS , on 29 Nov 1867 in , Grundy, TN, USA.26 Another name for Ezekiel is E. P. HOBBS.

Louisa next married Joseph C. MEEKS , son of Brittain MEEKS and Emeline REA , on 24 Jan 1873 in , Grundy, TN, USA.27 Another name for Joseph is "Joe" MEEKS.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Hence MEEKS .

   F    ii. Lucy MEEKS .

   M    iii. Robert Lee MEEKS .

   M    iv. William Frances MEEKS .

   F    v. Nancy Dee MEEKS .

   M    vi. John Henderson MEEKS .

   M    vii. Laura Myrtle MEEKS .

   M    viii. Joseph MEEKS was born in Dec 1886.

27. Nancy PHIPPS (Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Nancy married HAMBY .

Fourth Generation


28. Pleasant Henderson "H" SANDERS (Jackson SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 8 Dec 1874 in Burrow's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA, died on 12 May 1957 in Coalmont, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in May 1957 in Bethel Cemetery, Burrows Cove, Grundy, TN, USA.

Pleasant next married Margaret L. SANDERS ,32 daughter of John Russell SANDERS and Selina Evalina GOODMAN , on 25 Dec 1904 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Margaret was born on 23 Apr 1877 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA, died on 30 Mar 1956 in Coalmont, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in Mar 1956 in Bethel Cemetery, Burrows Cove, Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for Margaret was Maggie.32

29. Martha Ann SANDERS 9 (Jackson SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Martha married William Lawrence BRAZILE .9 9

The child from this marriage was:

   M    i. Howard Bufford BRAZILE .9

30. Mary Elizabeth BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 11 Jul 1870 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Mary married George Mack MEEKS ,14 son of John MEEKS and Mary COPE , in 1893 in , Grundy, TN, USA.14

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Pearl M MEEKS .

   F    ii. Beulah MEEKS .

   M    iii. William MEEKS .

   M    iv. Marivin Vester MEEKS . Marivin married Agnes Jane SANDERS .

31. Robert Hasten BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 24 Mar 1872 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Robert married Dora Bell MEEKS ,14 daughter of John MEEKS and Mary COPE .14 Another name for Dora is Eudora MEEKS.

32. Jay Boyd BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 5 Mar 1874 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 15 Aug 1936.

Jay married Angeline MEEKS 14 on 6 Oct 1879 in , Grundy, TN, USA.14 Another name for Angeline is Lillie MEEKS.

Jay next married Amy Orlena Elizabeth MANSFIELD ,14 daughter of Thomas MANSFIELD , on 9 Jun 1906 in Roddy Springs, Grundy, TN, USA.14 Amy was born on 22 Jul 1888 and died on 12 May 1952. Another name for Amy was Emma MANSFIELD.

33. Laura Ellen BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 27 Feb 1877 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Laura married Alfred MEEKS ,14 son of John MEEKS and Mary COPE .14

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Lawrence MEEKS .

   F    ii. Minnia J. MEEKS .

34. William Mathew BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 13 Apr 1883 in , Coffee, TN, USA. William married Annie BURROWS 14 on 21 Dec 1902 in , Grundy, TN, USA.14

35. Jordan Doliver BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 10 Oct 1885 in , Grundy, TN, USA.
Jordan married Malissa GROOMS .14 14

36. Floyd Otis BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 12 Mar 1890 in , Grundy, TN, USA.
Floyd married Ethel Mae SARTAIN 14 on 2 Mar 1919 in , Grundy, TN, USA.14

37. Lloyd Owen BEAN 14 (Alzade SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 12 Mar 1890 in , Grundy, TN, USA.
Lloyd married Jennie Erimie SARTAIN 14 on 28 Jul 1919 in , Grundy, TN, USA.14

38. Annie Emma SANDERS (Harrison SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in May 1872 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for Annie was Em SANDERS.
Annie married Thomas A. SEAGROVES , son of Joshua SEAGROVES and Charlotte L. . Thomas was born in May 1873 in , , TN, USA. 40

The child from this marriage was:

   F    i. Dora Lee SEAGROVES was born in May 1896 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

39. Nancy Bell SANDERS (Harrison SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1878 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Nancy married William A. SEAGROVES , son of Joshua SEAGROVES and Charlotte L. . William was born in May 1873 in , , TN, USA. 40 Other names for William were Wiley SEAGROVES, and41 Willy SEAGROVES.40

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Pearl SEAGROVES was born in Nov 1896 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    ii. William SEAGROVES was born in May 1900 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

40. John J. SANDERS (Harrison SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in Jul 1879 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

John married Elizabeth BONE on 24 Nov 1906 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for Elizabeth is Bessie BONE.

41. Alexander Houston SANDERS 16 (Harrison SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in Dec 1886 in , Grundy, TN, USA, 16 died in 1971 16 , and was buried in Orange Hill Cemetery, Grundy, TN,USA. 16

Alexander married Bertha A. MEEKS ,16 daughter of Jerome Wiley MEEKS and Sarah A. BAKER , on 5 Nov 1904 in , Grundy, TN, USA.16 Bertha was born in Jun 1882 in , Grundy, TN, USA, 16 died in 1959 16 , and was buried in Orange Hill Cemetery, Grundy, TN,USA. 16 Other names for Bertha were Bertie MEEKS, and16 Birdie MEEKS.16

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Agnes Jane SANDERS .

   F    ii. Fronia SANDERS .

   M    iii. Harvey C. SANDERS .

   M    iv. Dillard SANDERS .

   M    v. Arthur Lee SANDERS 16 was born on 8 Jan 1916 in , Grundy, TN, USA. 16

Arthur married Mildred Francis MORGAN ,16 daughter of Thomas Arthur MORGAN and Mary Francis TAYLOR , on 16 Jun 1940 in , Grundy, TN, USA.16 Mildred was born on 28 Feb 1922 in , Grundy, TN, USA, 16 died on 11 Feb 1998 in , Grundy, TN, USA 16 , and was buried in Coalmont Cemetary, , Grundy, Tennessee, USA. 16

   F    vi. Bertha B. SANDERS 42 was born on 11 Sep 1918 in , Grundy, TN, USA. 42 Another name for Bertha is Bert SANDERS.42

Bertha married Hershall PARSONS ,42 son of Jesse "Jr" Canova PARSONS and Lilly Ann CAMPBELL , on 10 Nov 1939 in , Grundy, TN, USA.42 Hershall was born on 14 Aug 1914 in , Grundy, TN, USA. 42

   F    vii. Delia SANDERS .

   F    viii. Bessie SANDERS .

   M    ix. Jessie SANDERS .

42. Elizabeth SANDERS (Harrison SANDERS3, Julia SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Other names for Elizabeth are Liz SANDERS, and Lizzie SANDERS.

Elizabeth married George MEEKS , son of Jerome Wiley MEEKS and Sarah A. BAKER . Another name for George is Banty MEEKS.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Margaret Louise MEEKS . Margaret married James Isaac MEEKS , son of John MEEKS and Allie SMARTE . Another name for James is Dick MEEKS.

   M    ii. Wiley MEEKS . Wiley married Alma SMARTE , daughter of SMARTE .

43. Almedia Fosta SANDERS (Mary Polly MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 5 Jun 1862 in , Grundy, TN, USA, died on 25 Apr 1934 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in Apr 1934 in Warren Cemetery, Grundy, TN, USA. Other names for Almedia were Alemeda SANDERS, and Meade SANDERS.

Almedia married George Conn PAYNE , son of Benjamin Franklin PAYNE (PANE) and Elizabeth CONN , on 8 Jan 1883 in , Grundy, TN, USA. George was born on 12 Mar 1852 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Bessie PAYNE .

   F    ii. Ola PAYNE .

   M    iii. Grady PAYNE .

   F    iv. Grace PAYNE . Grace married Fred PARKS .

   F    v. Icie PAYNE .

   M    vi. Etter PAYNE .

44. Levena SANDERS (Mary Polly MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1866 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Other names for Levena were Luviny SANDERS, Vine SANDERS, and Vinie SANDERS. Levena married John McGOVERN .

45. Wesley Huston SANDERS, Jr. (Mary Polly MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in , Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for Wesley is Toby.
Wesley married Lucinda Caroline PAYNE , daughter of Poindexter PAYNE and Anna Bell HILL , on 26 Feb 1880 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Another name for Lucinda is Lucy PAYNE. Wesley next married Martha Ann THOMAS .

46. "Tobe" SANDERS (Mary Polly MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). "Tobe" married Sally OWENS .

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Mary SANDERS .

   F    ii. Pearl SANDERS .

   F    iii. Evlie SANDERS .

   F    iv. Lucille SANDERS .

47. Nancy Elizabeth PAYNE (Susannah Roberts MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 17 Nov 1864 in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA, died in 1939 in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA, and was buried in 1939 in Roberts Cemetery, Grundy, TN, USA.

Nancy married Alexander P. ROBERTS , son of Phillip Hawkins ROBERTS, Sr., Justice of the Peace and Arsenith PEARSON , on 8 May 1881 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Alexander was born on 23 Aug 1859 in Pelham, Grundy, TN, USA and died on 9 Nov 1945. Another name for Alexander was Alexander Patton SANDERS.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Rosie ROBERTS was born in Feb 1884 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    ii. Susie C. ROBERTS was born in Apr 1889 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    iii. Henry ROBERTS was born in Sep 1892 in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA and died in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA. Henry married Oda JAMES .

   M    iv. Francis ROBERTS was born in Jul 1896 in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA and died in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA. Francis married Maggie FULTS .

   M    v. Charlie B. ROBERTS was born in 1901 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    vi. Elmo ROBERTS was born in 1908 in Payne's Cove, Grundy, TN, USA. Elmo married Alice REA . Elmo next married Joyce NORTHCUTT .

48. Joseph Poindexter PAYNE (Susannah Roberts MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born in 1885 and died in 1947.
Joseph married Eva Lee PARKS .

49. Ida HOBBS (Bitha MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1).

Ida married Henry HULZNER .

50. William HOBBS (Bitha MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Another name for William is "Bill" HOBBS. William married Annie .

51. Dave MEEKS 35 (James Donald MEEKS3, Nancy SMITH2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 19 Aug 1877 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Dave married Emma NUNLEY , daughter of P. Henderson NUNLEY and Caledonia Doris BOST .35 Emma was born about 1872 and died about 1953. Another name for Emma was Edna NUNLEY.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Clinton MEEKS .

   M    ii. Carl Marcus MEEKS .

   F    iii. Edith MEEKS .

   M    iv. Theona Pearl MEEKS .

   F    v. Eloise MEEKS .

   M    vi. Thomas Jefferson Meeks MEEKS .

   M    vii. Donald Henderson MEEKS .

   M    viii. Henry Floyd MEEKS .

   M    ix. Horace David MEEKS .

   M    x. Franklin MEEKS .

   F    xi. Lora L. MEEKS .

52. Sarah Lousa COPE (Elizabeth PHIPPS3, Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1) was born on 22 Jul 1859 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 3 Jun 1896 in TN.

Sarah married Adherable Loke SARTAIN on 30 May 1875 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Adherable was born on 11 Jun 1855 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 22 Mar 1944 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL,USA.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Robert Edward SARTAIN was born on 28 Feb 1876 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 9 Apr 1909 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA.

Robert married Mary GEARY on 9 Sep 1899 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    ii. Wallace SARTAIN was born on 10 Feb 1878 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 21 Jun 1960 in Huntsville, Madison, AL, USA.

Wallace married Lilly PARMLEY on 11 May 1902 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   M    iii. Sterling Emerald SARTAIN was born on 2 Apr 1881 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 5 Sep 1912 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

Sterling married Allie Irene DODSON about 1900 in , Grundy, TN, USA. Allie was born on 3 Apr 1883.

   F    iv. Rosie Myrtle SARTAIN was born on 23 Sep 1884 in , Grundy, TN, USA and died on 10 Jul 1884 in , Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    v. Emma Lee SARTAIN was born on 30 Oct 1885 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA and died on 10 Sep 1980 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA.

Emma married Marion Franklin LAYNE on 22 Jan 1907 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA.

   F    vi. Rebecca Elizabeth SARTAIN was born on 3 Dec 1887 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA and died on 7 Jun 1959 in Birmingham, Jefferson, AL,USA.

Rebecca married James Bernice BUTNER in 1914 in Huntsville, Madison, AL, USA.

   M    vii. James Leonard SARTAIN was born on 23 Dec 1889 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA and died on 7 Jul 1912 in Jackson, , TN,USA.

   F    viii. Clara Ann SARTAIN was born on 26 Jun 1892 in Tracy City, Grundy, TN, USA and died on 20 Mar 1927.

Clara married Edward BRANDON about 1910.

   M    ix. Martin Loke SARTAIN was born on 28 Sep 1895 and died on 23 Jun 1898.

53. Nancy PHIPPS (James PHIPPS3, Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Nancy married BOWLIN .

54. Sally PHIPPS (James PHIPPS3, Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Sally married MANLEY .

55. Ida PHIPPS (James PHIPPS3, Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Ida married O'NEILL .

56. Molly PHIPPS (James PHIPPS3, Sallie SMITH, Cherokee2, Thomas R. "Shieldeater" Cherokee1). Molly married George NUNLEY on 26 Sep 1880 in , Grundy, TN, USA.38


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2. Ibid,

3. 1840 Census for Coffee County, Tennessee, United States Federal Government, FHC Film #24543. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:Film # 24543. Cit. Date: 15 Sep 2002

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6. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), page 44, 46A,o1. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 7 Mar 2004

7. Ibid, Page 44, 65A, o1.

8. Ibid, Page 29, 44A.

9. Researcher: Jerry Brazile. Repository: Jerry Brazile, jerrybrazile@yahoo.com , Call Number:via email. Cit. Date: 15 Nov 2004

10. Tombstone Inscriptions Grundy County, Tennessee, Sherrill, Charles A. (1977, revised 1986, by Charles Sherrill.) Cit. Date: 16 Sep 2002 Cemetery in Burrows Cove near Bethel Church- (no directions to this one, but in Burrow's Cove. Jackson Sanders, 8 May 1845, 12 Jul 1919, C.S.A..

11. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), Page 44, 66A. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 7 Mar 2004

12. Ibid, Page 44, 86A, 147B. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 7 Mar 2004

13. Ibid, page 44, 91A, 56B. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 7 Mar 2004

14. Researcher: Beverly Bean Cannon. Cit. Date: 21 Apr 2004

15. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), Page 75, Brides Indes. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 8 Mar 2004

16. Researcher: Sue Sanders-Meeks. Repository: Call Number:email information on parents. Cit. Date: 25 Sep 2004

17. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), page 44, 279B, o1. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 7 Mar 2004

18. Tombstone Inscriptions Grundy County, Tennessee, Sherrill, Charles A. (1977, revised 1986, by Charles Sherrill.) Cit. Date: 16 Sep 2002 Bonnie Oaks Cemetery-Northwest of Coalmont near strip mining area. Stone with deaths after 1950 were not copied..

19. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), Page 45, 35A. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 7 Mar 2004

20. Ibid, Page 22, 24B.

21. Ibid, Page 22, 80A.

22. Ibid, Page 36, 197B.

24. Ibid, Page 21, 138B.

25. Ibid, Page 41, 92A.

26. Ibid, Page 22, o1.

27. Ibid, Page 32, 88A, 83B.

28. Researcher: Linda Adkins-Clark, Family Bible has Janie Campbell. Cit. Date: 30 Apr 2004

29. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), Page 44, 279B, o1. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 7 Mar 2004

30. Tombstone Inscriptions Grundy County, Tennessee, Sherrill, Charles A. (1977, revised 1986, by Charles Sherrill.) Bonnie Oaks Cemetery-Northwest of Coalmont near strip mining area. Stone with deaths after 1950 were not copied. Buried next to Wheeler Sanders.

31. Ibid.

32. Researcher: Barbara Jane Sanders-Lewis (1940-2003), by FGS. Cit. Date: 1989. Note: File opened 1994 with Barbara Jane's information and she continued to do research till her death in 2003.

33. 1850 Grundy County, TN, District 7, The 1850 U.S. Census for District 7, Grundy County, Tennessee, M432-881, pg 356. Cit. Date: 3 Dec 2004

34. "You be the Judge!" Who deserves the praise? Father or Mother?, Shirley Wilson, CG (Sent to clc-s via email from Charles Sherrill in reply to a Quary left on http://www.tngenweb.org/grundy  for Southy Sanders.) Repository: Candis Lee Cattley-Sanders, candissanders@bctonline.com , http://www.cattley-sanders.com , Call Number:copy of article on file. Cit. Date: 12 Mar 2004. This excerpt from the County Court minutes of Franklin County, Tennessee, caught my eye and stirred my curiosity about what happened to the triplets. The compilation that follows was prepared from data at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville...
...i. Female, born by 1820; died or married by 1830...14
ii. Thomas Sanders, born about 1819.17
iii. Unidentified male, born 1820-1825.18
iv. William Sanders, born about 1826; married ca 1848 Louisa; child Nancy A. born 1849.19
v. Jacob Sanders, born about 1827.20
vi. Caroline Sanders, born about 1829.21
vii. Sarah Sanders, born about 1830.22
vii. Mary Emaline Sanders born about 1833, died 15 July 1916; married 22 Feb 1852 Grundy County, Tennessee, James M. Nunley, Children: P.H. Nunley born about 1853, Sarah Nunley born about 1854, Carroll C. Nunley born about 1856, Mary Ann Nunley born about 1857, Eliza C. Nunley Born about 1859.23,24,25,26
ix. George Washington Sanders, born 4 July 1834.27
x. Delila Sanders, born 4 July 1834, married 1st 28 Mar 1852 Grundy County, Tennessee, William C. Nunley. Children: A.J. Nunley born about 1854, Sarah C. Nunley born about 1856, George W. Nunley born about 1858 and Nancy E. Nunley born about 1859.28,29,30
xi. Telitha Sanders, born 4 July 1834. 31...
Sources Shown.

35. Researcher: Gwen Ledford Rice. Repository: Gwen Ledford Rice, GBonedigger@aol.com , http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~spgraham/index.html . Cit. Date: 29 Aug 2004

36. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), Page 36, 84A, 126B. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 11 Mar 2004

37. Researcher: Michael Fromholt. Cit. Date: 28 Mar 2004

38. Grundy County, Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1844-1880, Sherrill, Charles A. ([Cleveland Heights, Ohio]: C.A. Sherrill, c1984), Page 36, 394B, o1. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:US/CAN Book, 976.878 V28. Cit. Date: 8 Mar 2004

39. Ibid, Page 65, Brides Index.

40. 1900 Census, Grundy County, Tennessee, 8th Civil District Rec. Date: 21 Jun 1900. Repository:  http://www.ancestry.com , Call Number:Census Collection. Cit. Date: 29 Dec 2004

41. 1880 Census Grundy County, Tennessee, District 1. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number:1880 Census CD Collection. Cit. Date: 29 Dec 2004

42. Researcher: Helen Parsons-Dykes & Ollene Parsons-Roberts. Repository: Call Number:via email & conversations with Sue Sanders-Meeks & her sister Jean Sanders-Campbell.

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