Thomas Shanklin - died before 17 Jan 1775 .
|Will: 15 APR 1774 Augusta Co., VA|
He names wife, Eleanor, leaving her the tract adjoining Thomas Gordon. Names grandchildren, son Robert's children, Thomas William and Robert, son Thomas's son Thomas. Names his son, John, son (unnamed), son Thomas, and oldest son Robert. Executors named were sons Robert and John. Wit: William and Archibald Hopkins, George Baxter.
Will was proved 17 Jan 1775.. Executors qualified with Archd. Hopkins and George Baxter surety.
|----- Second Generation -----|
Thomas Shanklin - died on 24 Jul 1816 in Fleming Co., Ky .
He was the son of Thomas Shanklin.
Thomas married Gracy Ann Gordon on 6 Nov 1765 in Augusta Co., VA.
Gracy was born in 1741 in Augusta Co., Va.
She died on 13 Jan 1840 in Fleming Co., Ky .
- parents were Thomas Gordon and Sarah Poage.
|Fleming Co., KY - Will Book C. - p. 463 - recorded Apr 7, 1828|
by Charles M. Frankli
|Thomas Shanklin - date not given |
|Dau, Nancy Shanklin, widow of Ephraim Hopkins of Logan Co., KY |
|Son, James Shanklin |
|Dau., Gracy Shanklin |
|Son, Thomas Shanklin |
|Dau., Margaret Shanklin |
|Son, Gordon Shanklin |
|Dau, Milley Shanklin |
|Dau, Betsey Shanklin |
|Wit: Wm. P. Fleming, John Shanklin, David Heart |
This will probably ties in as well, perhaps Nancy Shanklin remarried John Smith
|Fleming Co', KY Will Book D - p 288 - recorded 7 Aug 1832|
|John Smith Will dated 28 March 1931 |
|Daughter: Nancy Smith |
|Daughter: Polly Shanklin (Deceased) |
|Grandson: [Robert Shanklin |
|Grandson:Gordon Shanklin |
|Witness: Gordon Shanklin |
|----- Third Generation -----|
Gordon Shanklin Sr - was born on 21 Nov 1774 and died on 25 Aug 1833 in Fleming Co., Ky .
He was the son of Thomas Shanklin and Gracy Ann Gordon.
Gordon married Anna Hart on 30 Apr 1798 in Fleming Co., KY.
Anna was born on 6 Apr 1776 in Rockingham Co., Virginia.
She was the daughter of John Hart and Hannah Johns.
She died on 18 Mar 1850/1855 in Menard Co., Ill and was buried in Indian Point Cmty near Petersburg, IL. .
(Sources: - 1)
|Census: 1850 Fleming Co., KY, Dist. No. 1, p. 346a:|
|Ann Shanklin || 79 || $1200 || b. VA |
|Elijah Looman ||75 || Farmer ||b. MD |
|William Moore? ||22 || b. KY || |
|James McClary || 10 || b. KY, in school. || |
is listed in the 1830 Fleming Co. census with 6 sons and three daughters.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)|
Thomas Shanklin was born on 3 Feb 1801 in Fleming Co, KY and died on 5 Sep 1885 .
See #4. below.
Hannnah Shanklin was born on 25 Aug 1805 and died on 3 Jan 1871 in Petersburg, IL .
Hannnah married William Terhune on 5 Mar 1829 in Fleming Co., KY.
William was born on 1 Mar 1799 in Middlesex Co., NJ.
He was the son of Daniel Terhune and Anne Williamson.
He died on 27 Oct 1881 in Menard Co., IL .
See Terhune family for children.
Gordon Shanklin Jr was born on 16 Apr 1817 in Ky and died in Henlo, IA .
Gordon married Martha Jones.
lived in Peoria Co., Ill in 1850.
|Smith Deeds - Fleming Co., KY - Book: U - Page: 102|
|Instr: Deed |
|Date: 6 Feb 1837 |
|Grantor: Thomas Smith & wife, Martha, of Peoria, IL |
|Grantee: Gorden Shanklin of Fleming Co. |
|Consideration: $700 |
|Acres: 98 acres, according to 2 maps of the above & survey made on 4 Sept 1813 by William Prautt?, Surveyor |
|Water Course: Willson’s Run in KY |
|Neighbors/Boundaries: James Young’s line |
|Comments: a part of 13,000 acres |
|1850 Census - Peoria County,Illinois page 289 part 1|
|Gordon Shanklin || 32 || Ky || Farming |
|Polly Shanklin ||35 || ||Ky |
|Flemming Shanklin ||14 || || Ky |
|Hannah Hart || 66 || ||VA |
|Rufus Goodrich ||28 ||Farmer ||OH |
|Census: 1860 Logan, Peoria, Ill|
|Gordon Shanklin ||42 ||farmer ||Ky |
|Polly Shanklin ||47 || ||Ky |
|Franklin Lillow ||20 ||farm hand ||Mich |
Co. A tenth Ketucky Volunteer Calvery - Aug 1862 to Sep 1863.
Married a "Jane" prior to 1870.
|Census: 1880 Adair, Iowa|
|Gordon Shanklin || ||63 ||farmer |
|Jane Shanklin ||59 ||wife ||keeping house |
|----- Fourth Generation -----|
Thomas Shanklin - was born on 3 Feb 1801 in Fleming Co, KY and died on 5 Sep 1885 .
He was the son of Gordon Shanklin Sr and Anna Hart.
Thomas married Mary (Polly) Smith on 21 Sep 1826 in Fleming Co., Kentucky.
Mary was born about 1805.
She died on 10 Feb 1830 in Flemingsburg, Fleming Co., Kentucky .
(Sources: - 2)
Then Thomas married Margaret Hannah on 6 Feb 1834.
(Sources: - 3)
|Census: 1850 Fleming Co., KY|
|Thomas Shanklin ||49 ||Blacksmith ||Ky || |
|Margaret Shanklin ||48 || ||Ky || |
|Gordon Shanklin ||20 ||Farmer ||Ky || |
|Mary Shanklin ||15 || ||Ky || |
|Jane A. Shanlin ||13 || ||Ky || |
|Ann Shanklin ||10 || ||Ky || |
|Margaret Shanklin ||6 || ||Ky || |
|Howard? McClary ||9 || ||Ky || |
Two of Thomas an Margaret's children, Mary and Margaret, are buried in the Resources: Hart Family cemetery in Flemingsburg.
(Sources: - 2)
Children with Mary (Polly) Smith (Quick Family Chart)|
Robert Smith Shanklin was born on 10 Feb 1828 in Ky.
Gordon Smith Shanklin was born on 20 Jan 1830 in Fleming Co., Kentucky and died on 11 Jul 1913 in Huntington Beach, Orange Co., California .
Lived Adjaent to Abram Hart in 1860 Census
(Sources: - 2)
|Census: 1860 Limestone, Peoria, Illinois|
|name ||age ||occupation ||born in |
|Gordon Shanklin ||30 ||Farm Hand ||Ky |
|Moranda Shanklin ||24 || ||Pa |
|Margaret Shanklin ||2 || ||Ill |
|Thomas Shanklin ||1 || ||Ill |
Children with Margaret Hannah (Quick Family Chart)|
Mary Smith Shanklin was born on 25 Dec 1834 in Ky and died on 15 May 1856 in Fleming Co., Ky and was buried in Hart Graveyard, nr. Mt. Carmel, Fleming Co., KY .
"In Memory of Mary S. daughter of Thomas and Margaret Shanklin & consort of Geo. Ivens. Died May 15, 185.., aged 20 yrs 4 mo, 20 dss ." (Inscription in Hart family graveyard)
Jane Stewart Shanklin was born on 18 Dec 1835.
(Sources: - 3)
Ann Hart Shanklin was born on 28 May 1839 in Fleming Co., Ky and died on 5 Nov 1897 .
Ann married James Thrailkill Dorsey.
was a farmer near Flemingsburg.
(Sources: - 3)
Margaret T. Shanklin was born on 28 Apr 1844 in Ky and died on 3 Dec 1863 and was buried in Hart Graveyard, nr. Mt. Carmel, Fleming Co., KY .
|Inscription in Hart Family Graveyard|
|Margaret T. daughter of T. and M. Shanklin, born April 28, 1844; died Dec 3 1863 |
|O do not weep or grieve for me, |
|You know I must go home |
|I was upon a visit here, |
|And now I must return |
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