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John Favor

Male 1763 - 1846  (83 years)


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  • Name John Favor  [1
    Born 1763  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Misc 21 Jan 1824  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    found a stray horse 
    • "No. 608
      Proved away
      Take up by John Young on Round Island, a dark horse shod all round between twelve and fifteen years old appraised to five dollars, January 21st day 1824.
      John Faver, Senr
      John Faver, Jr
      D.D. Robertson, J.P."
    Misc 12 Mar 1825  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    deeded land to the Round Island Baptist Church 
    Address:
    Round Island 
    Census 1830  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 000000001-00100001-03100001
      1 male 60-70
      1 female 10-15
      1 female 50-60
      3 male slave 10-24
      1 male slave 25-36
      1 female slave 10-24
      total of 8 people in the household.
    Misc 28 Jun 1836  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    acted as security for John Faver Jr. 
    • John Faver Jr applied for letters of administration for the estate of James Nevil. John Faver Sr. stood as security for his bond.
    Misc 9 Jul 1838  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    appointed as appraiser for John Faver Jr's estate 
    • When John Faver Jr died intestate, John M Richardson was appointed as administrator, his wife having declined. His father acted as security for John Richardson's bond and was appointed appraiser for the estate.
    Misc 4 Aug 1838  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    applied as guardian for Frances Faver, his granddaughter 
    Misc 12 Aug 1839  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    appointed appraiser for William Harvey 
    Census 1840  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 1001000001-10001-100100-520000-01
      Free White Males
      1 under 5
      1 aged 15-20
      1 aged 70-80
      Free White Females
      1 under 5
      1 aged 20-30
      Male Slaves
      1 under 10
      1 aged 36-55
      Female Slaves
      5 under 10
      2 aged 10-24
      Industry
      1 person engaged in agriculture
    Will 5 Aug 1843  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • I, John Faver of Limestone County and State of Alabama
      Wife: Mahala Ann Hanson Faver
      Son Theophilous
      Daughter Mary
      Daughter Sarah Ann
      Son Silas
      Daughter Elizabeth Cason
      Written 5 Aug 1843
    Died 1846  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1846  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Round Island Baptist Church Cemetery 
    Misc 9 Nov 1846  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    filed for a final settlement in is guardianship of William P. Faver 
    Misc 24 Apr 1847  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    had his will recorded 
    Misc 18 Jun 1847  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    had an inventory of his estate made 
    • Inventory of the property of the estate of John Faver, decd 18 Jun 1847
      One negro woman Betsy praised to 150
      One boy Joshua 750
      One boy Davy 750
      Total of all property 1983.00
    Misc 16 Jul 1850  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    final settlement of his estate filed 
    Person ID I2891  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2016 

    Father John Favor,   b. 1744, Orange Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1789, Culpeper Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Ann Covington,   b. 1736, Culpeper Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F712  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Henrietta Faver,   b. Culpeper Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1836, Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1794  Culpeper Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Faver,   b. 29 Mar 1795, Culpeper Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1867, Simmons Bluff, Wilson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. John Faver,   b. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Jul 1838, Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Silas Faver
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F874  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mahala Ann Hansen,   b. 1812, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [14
    Married 28 Jul 1836  Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • In his will, he refers to her as Mahala A. Hansen. I have not yet found a marriage record of her to Lee. Presumably, though, she was born Hansen, married Lee, and then married Faver.
    Children 
     1. Sarah Ann Faver,   b. Abt 1837, Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Theopholis Faver,   b. Aft 1836, Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Ann Faver,   b. 3 Aug 1842, Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Limestone Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F876  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1763 - Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1794 - Culpeper Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - found a stray horse - 21 Jan 1824 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - deeded land to the Round Island Baptist Church - 12 Mar 1825 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - acted as security for John Faver Jr. - 28 Jun 1836 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1836 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - appointed as appraiser for John Faver Jr's estate - 9 Jul 1838 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - applied as guardian for Frances Faver, his granddaughter - 4 Aug 1838 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - appointed appraiser for William Harvey - 12 Aug 1839 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 5 Aug 1843 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1846 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Round Island Baptist Church Cemetery - 1846 - Limestone Co., Alabama
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - filed for a final settlement in is guardianship of William P. Faver - 9 Nov 1846 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - had his will recorded - 24 Apr 1847 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - had an inventory of his estate made - 18 Jun 1847 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - final settlement of his estate filed - 16 Jul 1850 - Limestone Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • DAR-PATRIOT: Pvt, VA [,, nsdar66], mg3, faver1

      Second wife is shown in some sources as Mahala Hanson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Joseph Cason, Deceased 1835, and His Descendants.

    2. [S989] Limestone County Orphans Court Minutes 1830-1834, No, 608.

    3. [S987] Limestone County Deeds, Volume 2, 1825, p. 37; John Faver, deed to Young, et al; 12 March 1825.

    4. [S997] 1830 US Federal Census, Limestone Co., AL, p. 22; John Faver Senr.

    5. [S990] Limestone County Orphans Court Minutes 1835-1843, p. 107.

    6. [S990] Limestone County Orphans Court Minutes 1835-1843, p. 234.

    7. [S990] Limestone County Orphans Court Minutes 1835-1843, p. 239.

    8. [S990] Limestone County Orphans Court Minutes 1835-1843, p. 319.

    9. [S998] 1840 US Federal Census, Limestone Co, AL, Limestone County, Alabama; p. 44; Jno Faver.

    10. [S994] Limestone County Will Book Vol 9 1847-1850, Jno Faver dec'd will; 1847; p. 43.

    11. [S991] Limestone County Orphans Court Minutes 1843-1847, p. 387.

    12. [S994] Limestone County Will Book Vol 9 1847-1850, John Faver decd Inventory and Appraisement; 1847; p. 120.

    13. [S996] Limestone County Probate Minutes Vol S 1850-1853, p. 7.

    14. [S988] Limestone County Marriages, Marriages, 1832-1862; p. 154, Marriage 1408; John Faver to Mahala A. Lee, 28 Jul 1836.


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