John Sexton (1762-1844)

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Full NameEdit

John NMN Sexton


Early LifeEdit

American RevolutionEdit

John Sexton served with the Tenth Virginia Regiment Continental Line

Post War LifeEdit


John appeared on the 1840 census in Greene County, Tennessee and is listed as being 79 years old. He was a war pensioner and involved in agriculture, manufacturing and trade. His wife is listed in the household as being between 70 and 80 years old.


John married Mary Gilbert on 4 March 1780 in Bedford County, Virigina. Mary was born in 1765 in Bedford County, Virigina and died in Cocke County, Tennessee.


  • Twin 1 Sexton was born about 1780.
  • Twin 2 Sexton was born about 1780.
  • William Sexton was born about 1781.
    • William married Elizabeth Cock in Grayson County, Virginia.
  • Benjamin Sexton was born about 1781.
    • Benjamin married Nancy Taylor in Grayson County, Virginia.
  • Elizabeth Sexton was born about 1783.
    • Elizabeth married James Cook.
  • Gilbert D Sexton was born on 9 Dec 1786.
  • Henry Sexton was born about 1790.
  • George Sexton was born in 1792.
    • George married Julia in Grayson County, Virginia.
  • Elijah Sexton was born about 1798 in Virginia 6 and died after 1860.
  • Judith Sexton was born on 15 Jul 1794.
    • Judith married John Cronwall. John was born on 11 Sep 1794.
  • Hiram Sexton was born on 8 Mar 1802.
    • Hiram married Sorena in Meeting Street, Edgefield, South Carolina.
  • Nancy Sexton was born in 1803.
    • Nancy married Jacob Cutshall in Tennessee.
  • Lorenzo Drew Sexton was born in 1805.

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  1. Various family members. Wilbur D.


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