Constant Jones Genealogy

Record modified: 2006-06-10
This is my ancestor 8 generations back.

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Constant Kesiah Jones |
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Born: about 1770-00-00 Virginia USA
Died: 1855-00-00 Ripley Co, Indiana USA
1. 1787-12-10 John McCullough

Children of Constant Jones and John McCullough:
John Jones McCullough b. 1789-00-00
David M McCullough b. 1790-11-13
Jane McCullough b. 1792-00-00
*Kesia McCullough b. about 1794-00-00
William McCullough b. 1795-00-00
Katherine McCullough b. 1798-00-00
James McCullough b. 1800-00-00
George Washington McCullough b. 1802-00-00
Joseph H McCullough b. 1804-00-00
Mary McCullough b. about 1806-00-00
Samuel McCullough b. about 1807-00-00
Cynthia McCullough b. about 1808-00-00
Anna McCullough b. 1810-00-00


Her mother's last name may have been Constant.
from LDS site (1C3W-JQ4):
birth date and place; death date and place; father
from RootsWeb:
National Archives Revolutionary War Records, No. 9558, certificate issued 28 Dec. 1848.

Declaration by Constant McCullough to receive Widow's pension in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress of the 7th July, 1838 entitled "An Act granting half pay and pensions to certain widows".

State of Indiana, Ripley County

On this 10th day of March Eighteen hundred and forty, Personally appeared before the Circuit Court of the County aforesaid Constant McCullough a resident of the state of Indiana, in the County of Ripley, aged Seventy years, who being first duly sworn, according to the law, doth on her oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the act of Congress, passed July 7th, 1838 entitled "An act granting half pay and pensions to certain widows".

That she is the widow of John McCullough who was a private soldier in the regular army of the North Carolina troops in the Revolutionary War. For further evidence she inserts the following certificate:

"State of North Carolina, Secretary of States Office
I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North Carolina do hereby certify that it appears from the muster rolls of the continental line of this State in the Revolutionary war that John McCullough enlisted as a private Soldier in Capt. Cole's Company of the 4th Regiment on the 8th day of February 1777 for the term of three years, that he was a prisoner on the 14th day of April 1779, and mustered again in November 1779...
Given under my hand this 28th day of November 1839, Wm Hill"

She further declares that she was married to the said John McCullough on the tenth day of December in the year Seventeen hundred and eighty seven; that her husband, the aforesaid John McCullough died on the fifteenth day of June Eighteen hundred and twenty three; that she was not married to him prior to his leaving the service, but the marriage took place previous to first of January, Seventeen hundred and ninety four, viz. at the time stated.

Constant (X her mark) McCullough.

Sworn to and subscribed on the day and year above written, before me in open court. C. Overturf, Clerk

1850 census Ripley Co IN p324b/325a, Shelby twp
Jeremiah Salyers 59 KY
Kesiah 56 KY
Fletcher 24 KY
Katharine 22 KY
Mary Ann 19 IN
Elizabeth 16 IN
Constant McCullough 80 VA

She has no occupation. She can read and write. (not true according to the document above)

1820 census Ripley Co IN p73
John McCullough 1 M 16-18, 2 M 16-26, 1 M 26-45, 1 M 45+, 1 F 0-10, 1 F 10-16,1 F 45+
[(Samuel 13?), probably Joseph 16 and George 18, David 29 or John 31, John 65, Anna 10, Cynthia 12 or Mary 14, Constant 50]

On page 72 is Jeremiah Salyers, who married John's daughter Kesia.

1810 census Montgomery Co KY p363
John McCuloe 2 M 0-10, 1 M 10-16, 2 M 16-26, 1 M 45+, 1 F 0-10, 1 F 10-16, 2 F 16-26, 1 F 26-45
[(Samuel 3, Joseph 6, George 8, James 10), William 15, David 19, John 21, John 55, (Cynthia 2, Mary 4), Katherine 12, (Kesia 16), Jane 18, Constant 40]

This must be my John, but the children don't quite match.

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