|My Jobe Ancestors (Ann Jobe Brown--me)|
--d. before 1808 probably Sullivan Co., TN
----buried Old Job(e) Cemetery, Sullivan Co., TN
--m. Deborah MacKAY
--abt 1764 Augusta Co., VA (present-day Warren Co., VA)
----b. abt 1748 Augusta Co., VA
----d. abt 1814 Sullivan Co., TN
------d/o Zachariah MacKay and ---
--------gd/o Robert MacKay Sr. and Anne BROWN
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Old Job(e) Cemetery
Sullivan Co., TN
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Jobe Cousins Dedicate Cemetery
Donna (Cox) Briggs, Randy Jobe, Ann (Jobe) Brown, Lonnie (Jobe) Vander Pol, Larry Jobe
Daughters of Randy Jobe
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Randy Jobe and Donna (Cox) Briggs Survey Cemetery
Discover 'worn unmarked' Tombstones
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My Websites for Jacob
- Samuel's Land Grant in TN - Succession to Brothers Jacob and Nathan - maps, transcriptions, more!
- Jacob Job(e) & Deborah MacKay Documents - INDEX (3 images) - Tracey
- Old Jobe Cemetery - Sullivan Co., TN (47 photos) - Randy Jobe
- Job(e) Legacy - Gedcom on Rootsweb World Connect
Descendants of Andrew Job Jr
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The Robert MacKay Clan - with webmaster, Michael MacKay
This is by far the best MacKay site on the web with the most accurate inforamtion for our Robert MacKay and his descendants. I have very high regards for Michael and his research and dedication to discoverning the truth of our MacKay heritage and ancestry.
-Jacob Job was born to Caleb Job and Barbary ? probably at Nottingham, Chester Co.,PA. In July 1735, his father, Caleb is shown as being present at the marriage of his sister, Patience Job, to Robert MacKay, Jr.
- Zachariah MacKay, father-in-law of Samuel, patented 1200 acres in the Shenandoah Valley
-Augusta Co., VA, Jacob is believed to have been raised in Augusta - Old Dunmore - Shenandoah Cos., Virginia as a child.
Orange Co, Virginia Will Book 2 (1744-1778)
Abstracted and compiled by John Frederick Dorman
(Washington D.C. - 1961) pp. 98-100"John Cannaday - Inventory 18 Nov 1743) Total Valuation 27.8.6 lyre. Appraised by Thomas Dunkin, John Arshley and William Duncan.
Account of sales by Jeremiah Sutton, executor to Thomas Brown, William Burk, Isaac Young, Daniel Stofer, Joseph Parks, Josiah Parent, Abraham JOB (uncle to Samuel Job), John Roads, Zachariah McKEY (future father-in-law of Jacob), James McKEY, Josuah JOB (uncle to Jacob Job), Joseph White, Briant Kegan, and John Wood.
Debts due to the estate received from Robt. McKEY Senr. (father of Zachariah McKay), William Coleman, Zachary Sparks, Patrick Leonard, Valentine Sulfvear, Abraham JOB (uncle to Samuel Job).
Payments made to Robert Bratton, Alexander Strongs, Abraham JOB (uncle to Jacob), Peater Rufaer (on account of James Wright), William Russell, Clayton and Pendleton, John Francis, Barne Egon, Dock Coper, Dorothy Cartmel, Martin Cartmel, Philip Long, Michael Rinehart, Peter Rucker."
-Deborah MacKay, future wife of Jacob Job, was born - probably Augusta Co. VA
-Zachariah McKay's (future father-in-law of Jacob) name on petition for road to be opened from Caleb Job's plantation (Samuel's father) on the South side of the river to James MacKay's on the north side. There were 15 signers including Zachariah MacKay, Ephraim Leath (future stepfather of Samuel), and William Overall.
4th Day 6th Month - Augusta Co.,VA
Will of Caleb Job - Father
"I will and bequeath the plantation I now live on to my wife, Barbary, during her widowhood and after the plantation to be sold and the money equally divided between my four children - Samuel, Jacob, Nathan, and Elizabeth."
July 28-Caleb's will is probated and recorded in Augusta County, Clerks Office, Staunton, VA in Will Book 1, page 253
Aug 2-Abraham Job and Moses McKay gave bond on will of Caleb Job
August 28-Jacob Job was added to the list of titheables for Shenandoah Co., VA
--At the death of his father (Robert MacKay Sr), Zachariah (future father-in-law of Jacob) received the part of the original grant, which was then known as Nathaniel Galbreath's Bottom. Zachariah refused to act as executer of his father's will as it required making an oath. Moses and Robert Jr. were affirmed.
". . .Among the various tracts of land held by Robert McKay Sr. and his partners was one of 7009 acres on Linville Creek, in what is now Rockingham County, which they secured in 1739. In June, 1746, 1200 acres of this land was transferred to Robert McKay Sr. This valuable tract after his death descended to his sons, Robert Jr., Zachariah (future father-in-law of Jacob), Moses, and James, who possessed the greater part of it until 1768, when they sold 300 acres of it to Tunis Vanpelt and 600 acres to John Lincoln."
-Barbary, widow of Caleb Job and mother of Jacob, remarries to Ephriam Leath
August 20-Moses MacKay paid for counter secirity from Barbary Job and Ephraim Leath, administrators of Caleb Job
May 22-Records report that Ephraim Leith and Barbara Job, Admrs. of Caleb Job. Barbara Job has married Leith. Counter security.
-Zachariah MacKay, future father-in-law of Jaocb, was appointed constable and ordered to be sworn in
-William Whitson bought 400 acres from James and Zachariah MacKay (future father-in-law of Jacob Job), which assigned Charles Whitson, who died intestate, and the land descended to his heir Jeremiah Whitson, who sold it to Jeremiah Wood.
Sept 2--the following delinquents were presented at a court Martial to Lord Fairfax. Jeremiah Odell, James MacKay, John Ridgeway, Zachariah McKay (futhre father-in-law of Jacob Job), Moses McKay (re the Hite-Fairfax suit)
-Samuel Job, brother to Jacob, marries Dorcas MacKay, sister to Deborah
-Zachariah McKay's (father-in-law of Samuel Job) name appeared on the Muster Rolls of the Militia of Fredrick Co, VA-Capt. Henry Spear's Company. Unit included James MacKay, Joshua Job (uncle to Samuel Job) and Moses MacKay.
Jacob Job marries Deborah MacKay
(d/o Zachariah MacKay, probably Frederick or Augusta Co., VA)
-Mary Leah Job, d/o Jacob and Deborah, was born
-Jacob Job Jr, s/o Jacob and Deborah, was born
-Elizabeth Job, sister to Jacob, marries Josiah Leath, Sr., s/o George and Miriam Leath and nephew to Ephriam Leath/Leeth, her stepfather
June-Augusta Co., VA: Zachariah McKay and Lydia (parents of Dorcas McKay Job), Moses McKay and Mary (Mary is 1st cousin to Samuel), Robert and James McKay of Fredrick Co, to John Lincoln (600 acres on Linville Creek, part of 12,000 acres)--John Lincoln was gt. grandfather to President Abraham Lincoln.
-Ephriam Leeth, Jacob's stepfather, made bond for title to the church wardens of the parish of Frederick for half of an acre of land when he had clear title to the land.' It appears that Ephraim lived on his portion of the 200 acres he inherited from his father James Leath
-Zachriah MacKay witnessed deed in Frederick Co.,VA
-Soon after this date, many Virginians settled in the northeastern tip of present-day Tennessee. Later they found they were in North Carolina. Among these early setters were probably brothers, Samuel, Jacob, and Nathan
-Nathan Job, brother to Jacob, married Lydia McCarty, d/o Darby McCarty and Hannah Richardson, in Shenandoah Co., VA
-Ephriam (and persumably Barbary), Jacob's mother and stepfather, are listed on census of Dunmore Co., VA with three males over 16, three males under 16, and six females
March-Samuel Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, is born
--Ephriam Leath appeared in court in the 1770's in the case of Hite et a]. vs. Fairfax to claim his land which was due his father as an early settler of the Hite and McKay survey. Ephraim Leeth finally received clear title to this land in 1791, some six years after his death. The grant totaled 133 acres and was on Jeremy's Run. This land was located in present-day northern Page County, Virginia
-Elizabeth 'Betsy' Job, d/o Jacob and Deborah is born
- Wataugua Settlement was annexed to NC. Washington District became Washington County with the Mississippi River as Western Boundary.
"Johnson City area settled and founded in 1777 by North Carolina grants, primarily to Young, Jones, Tipton, Jobe, Denton, and O'Neill families. The community was first known as Blue Plum. In response to Great Britain's attempts to arm Indian tribes against the American Revolution, the North Carolina legislature passed an Act encouraging settlement to the west by militia and volunteer members."
SeptemberPhebe, d/o Jacob and Deborah, is born
-"Washington County created by North Carolina and it consisted of the entire territory of the present State of Tennessee. A land office was set up, with each family head receiving 640 acres + 100 for his wife + 100 acres for each child"
6th Fourth Month-Zachariah MCKay's name appears in Washington Co,NC (present-day Sullivan Co, TN)
-George Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, is born in TN
-Ephriam Leeth was given receipt for selling one steer to the Continental Army
-James Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, was born in TN
-Nathan Job, brother to Jacob, appears on 1782 Shenandoah Co., VA Tax List with 1 titheable and 1 slave
-Ephriam (and persumably Barbary), Jacob's mother and stepfather, are listed on Shenandoah Co., VA Tax List with six whites and no blacks
-Zachariah Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, is born in TN
-Will of Barbary Job Leath
-James Leeth was appointed administrator of the estate of his father, Ephriam Leeth
Sullivan Co, TN Deeds (Deed Book 1-2 1775-1796)pp. 296-298
-Samuel Jobe to Nathan Jobe (brothers to Jacob) - deed of Warranty ----Oct 25, 1786 consideration-a certain sum (75 acres) ----Witnesses-Uel Lamkin, Jonthan Mulkey, Peter Jackson
-Samuel Jobe (brother to Jacob) to Peter Jackson ----Oct 25, 1786 (September 11) ----87 acres Sullivan Co., NC (now TN) ----Witnesses: Uel Lamkin, Jonthan Mulkey, and Nathan Jobe (brother)
-Samuel Jobe (his brother) to Jacob Jobe ----Oct 25, 1786 ----290 acres ----Witnesses: Uel Lamkin, Jonthan Mulkey, Nathan Jobe (brother)
-Dorcas Job (wife of Samuel - Jacob's brother), Abraham Job, the Whitsons, the Whites and others petitioned for the assistance of 2 ministers to establish a primitive Baptist Church Rev. Isaac Berton and a Rev. William Reno of Buffalo Baptist Church in Washington Co, met at the home of James English on the Big Pigeon River and formed a confession of Faith. Later the records show that the church was burned by marauding Indians. The attendance brought letters from their home churches. It was known as the Big Pigeon Primitive Baptist Church wand was located in present-day Cocke Co, TN.
Big Pigeon Church Minutes 1787 - 1874, pp. 1 and 2
Greene Co., TN (later became Cocke Co., TN)"Darcus Job (wife of Samuel - Jacob's brother) appears in constitution of the Big Pigeon Baptist Church in the Holston Valley along with Wil M. Whitson, David Job, Abram McKay, James English, Elizabeth Whitson, Lezeann Job Nickless Woodfin, Rachel McKay, Mourning Prier, Morning Denton, and Mary White. (Constituted by Wil M. Reno and Isaac Barton)
The Constitution Now being in its Infancy and no Meeting hours or purticler place of worship we Assembled or met at houses Conveanent in the Neighbour-hood both for Publick worship and for Church buisness. The indians soon after breaking out and being troblesom so that we were Oblig.d to bee Confind in fortes which rendard us incapibel of Conducting our buisness in a regular Manner but Proseading as Followeth.
Meet at SAMUEL JOBS (brother to Jacob) on big Pidgen River and after prayer proseaded to buisness the Church at this time being Distetute of officers and Not Capibel to Conduct hir own buiness for want of the same; a motion being Made by BRO. RENO for an Elder and the Church to take the same under Consideration. A Motion Made to the Church for the Receiving of JAMAS CAVE into Union as he had Mov.d to this place not having the Opertunity of procureing himself a letter of recmenedation; and from the testimony of some of the Breathren who ware formelley aquainted with him and from his own Acknowledgment was receiv.d into fellowship proposed to the Church to take under Considerration for a Deacon to bee Apointed in the Church."
December-The inhabitants of the Western County requested the North Carolina Legislation create a new state called Tennessee. Jacob Job and Nathan Job (brother to Jacob) were among the signers.
-Mary Leah Job, d/o Jacob and Deborah, marries John Cox Sr. in Virginia
February 28-William Reno preached at home of Samuel Job (brother to Jacob) on the Big Pigeon River. (In early days of church the members were forced to barricade themselves in various forts due to the hostile Indians--constant raids, stolen horses, and people being massacred by the Indians. For some time the church was disbanded.)
July 23-Robert Lock Stubblefield deed 100 acres to Sarah Chase on German's Branch. Witnesses were Nicholas Hail and Jacob Job. It was proved by Jacob Job in 1791.
-"Know ye by these present that Zachariah McKay (father of Dorcas and Deborah MacKay Jobe) of the County of Sullivan and that state of North Carolina, have made and ordained that constituted and by these presence to make and ordain in my place. I put my trust and will-beloved friend Jeremiah McKay and Sinnett Young of the county of Shenandoah, Virginia for the recovery of all debts and money due me. Signed by James MacKay and Edwin Young"
-Jefferson Co, TN deed from Jacob Job to Daniel McPherson was proved
-TN Territory now has a population of more than 60,000 free inhabitants
June 1- TN was admitted to the union as the 16th state
-Jacob Job is on Sullivan Co., TN Tax List
-Samuel Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, is on Sullivan Co., TN Tax List
-parts of Jefferson Co., TN became Cocke Co., TN
-Jacob Job on Sullivan Co., TN Tax List
"When John and Philip Mulkey moved from the Big Pigeon Church in 1797, to present-day Monroe County, Kentucky, the Samuel Job family (brother to Jacob) moved also. David and Enoch Jobe joined mill Creek Church in Monroe County, Kentucky. Mourning Denton joined Mill Creek 'by living testimony"
-"Dorcas Job (wife of Samuel - brother to Jacob) -listed as member of Old Mill Meeting House, near Thompkinsville, Lincoln Co, (now Monroe Co, KY)"
-Zachriah MacKay (father of Dorcas MacKay Job) dies
August 14-Jacob Job deeded land in Sullivan Co, Tn to son, Samuel. The land was a tract of 290 acres on Kendrick's Creek and was given for love to Samuel
August 27-William Denton Deeded land in Kendrick's Creek to John Cox. Witnesses were Jacob Job and Zachariah Job (son of Jacob and Deborah)
-John Cox (son-in-law to Jacob and Deborah) and family settled in Sullivan Co, TN. They lived between Horse Creek and Kendrick's Dreek. (There was also a John Cox in Hawkins Co, TN in 1783). The lands of Cox, Hulse, and Jobe adjoined.
Washington County, Tn Deed Book #9 pg. 126-127
This indenture made February 4, 1802 between Joseph Barron and George Jackson (son-in-law of Jacob and Deborah Job), both of Washington County, State of Tennessee... consideration $800.00... conveys a tract of land in Washington County lying on a branch of Sinking Creek joining Nicholas Hale and Samuel Jobe's (son to Jacob and Deborah) survey... begin at a red oak on Haile's line... two white oaks on Job's line... containing 200 acres..
Joseph Barron, Thomas Barron, William Jackson
Washington County, TN Deed Book #11 Pages 197-9This indenture March 31, 1806 between Morgan Murray and Thomas Barron (son-in-law of Jacob and Deborah), both of Washington County, Tennessee...Consideration of 1000 dollars...conveys a tract of land on Sinking Creek... begin at a post oak corner of the original survey... then with the line of John Haile... containing 205 acres...
Morgan Murray , Nathan Shipley , Walker Barron , Shadrach Murray , Joseph Murray
-Jacob Job dies, probably in Sullivan Co., TN
DEED BOOK 6, 1809-1815, Sullivan Co, TN - May 13, 1808
"230 acres of land occupied by Jacob Jobe, dec'd lying and being in Sullivan County, containing 230 acres on Kendrick's Creek
-230 acres of land, occupied by Jacob Job, deceased, released by right of descend to Samuel, Dorcas, Lydia, Zachariah, James and George Job to John Cox, William Jackson, George Jackson, and Thomas Barron
-Jacob Job Jr, s/o Jacob and Deborah, listed on Loudon Co., VA census (has 4 slaves)
-Samuel Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, on Sullivan Co., TN Tax List
-Samuel Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, fights in War of 1812, TN Militia
-Zachaiah Job, s/o Jacob and Deborah, on Sullivan Co., TN Tax List
- Zachariah fought in the War of 1812. He was listed as a Private under Col. Ewin Allison and Captain Joseph Everett in the East Tennessee Militia. (My note: Some list this Zachariah as the one born 1798 - but he would have only been about 13-14 at this time)
-Sullivan County, TN, (south of the Holston River) Samuel (s/o Jacob and Deborah) signed a pettition "for a change of thier Battlion Muster Grounds because the river must be crossed, which is sometimes impossible, and the location at Francis Holley's is not as centrally located as it was at Mr. Brunstutter's, formally where Mr. Walter James lived.
-Sulivan County, TN, (south of the Holston River) John Cox (son-in-law of Jacob and Deborah) signed a pettition "for a change of thier Battlion Muster Grounds because the river must be crossed, which is sometimes impossible, and the location at Francis Holley's is not as centrally located as it was at Mr. Brunstutter's, formally where Mr. Walter James lived.
-Washington County, TN, A Thomas Barron (son-in-law of Jacob and Deborah) signed a pettition for the reoganization of the Court System ..."believing that they have shown that Circuit Courts are a nuisance as well as a grievance...and also having given the outlines of a Court System far preferable to the present..."
-Deborah, wife of Jacob Job, dies in Sullivan Co., TN
-Samuel Jobe (s/o Jacob and Deborah) deeded John Cox (son-in-law of Jacob and Deborah) land that he inherited from Jacob Jobe
Sullivan Co., TN Deed Book 9, page 152
"Jacob Cox to William Copass, both of Sullivan Co., TN $30.00 for 10 acres - bounded as follows - Henry & James Pickens line then to a corner & spring of the HEIRS of Zachariah Jobe - with their line to the beginning - which is part of the land of Jacob Jobe dec'd.
Wit: William Baskett, John Cox, Jacob Cox, John Copass
Proved: August Session 1820
Registered: 9 Jan 1821
Sullivan County Deed Book #17 pg. 349
(exact same peice of land he had gotten from his father, Jacob Job, 116 acres)Samuel Jobe to Nathan Jobe of Washington County, TN, same peice of land he had gotten from his father, Jacob Job, 116 acres. This Indenture maid this 18th day of December in the year of Our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty one between Samuel Jobe of the State of Tennessee and Sullivan County of the one part and Nathan Jones of Washington County and State of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Samuel Jobeas for and in the consideration of six hundred and ninety six dollars to him in hand paid the receipt whereof of is hereby acknowledged hath bargained and sold and conveyed unto him the said Nathan Jones his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situated in the County aforesaid on a branch of Kendrix Creek begining at a small white oak on Wm Jacksons line thence with said line which is a conditional line between said Jobe and said Wm Jackson South Westerly to a post oak Jacksons corner thence with said conditional North seventy one degrees West thirty poles to a small dogwood then South ten degrees East one hundred an two poles to a white oak and poplar thence North thirty nine degrees East seventy poles to a black Walnut then on a conditional line between said Samuel Jobe and Nathan Jobe as it meanders South Easterly one hundred and twenty two poles to a popular on Peter Jacksons line then with said line North thirty five degrees East One hundred and fore poles to a double Chestnut on the hill thence North eighty degrees West seventy five poles to a stake thence North eighty five degree West one hundred and six poles to the begining----- Containing one hundred and sixteen acres being the same more or less together with all improvements woods ways waters and water courses mines minerals hereditaments and appertainances to the premises or any part thereof to hold unto him the said Nathan Jones his heirs and assigns against him the said Samuel Jobe and his heirs and against all and every other person or persons whatsoever claiming by from or under him them or any of them. I shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents--- In witness whereas the said Samuel Jobe hath here unto set his hand and seal the day and year above written. Samuel Jobe (his mark) Witnesses were Nathan T. Jackson and William C. Kellow.
Registered and acknowledged by Samuel Jobe, Nov. 28, 1853
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