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66. John DOANE was born on 20 March 1811 in North Carolina. He died on 12 April 1854 at the age of 43 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

1840 Census. Jefferson Co TN
John Dean/Doan: 1m 10-15, 1m 20-30, 1m 60-70. 2f 20-30, 1f 50-60
Note: John's father Jesse had already died so this is a bit puzzling - unless the older folks are perhaps his wife's parents. It's not certain he was married by 1840, but it is possible.
There was also
Sarah Doan: 1m 10-15, 2m 20-30. 1f 5-10, 1f 10-15, 3f 15-20, 1f 20-30, 1f age 50-60
John, about age 28-29 would also fit here with his mother.

1850 Census. Dist 13, Jefferson Co TN, Hh 1475
John Doan, age 38, Labor, b. NC
Elizabeth, age 27, b. KY
children all born in TN
Wm, 9. Jesse 7. Susannah 4. Mary E 2. Sarah H. 2.
Sarah Doane, age 60, b. NC

John DOANE and Elizabeth BROWN were married circa 1840. Elizabeth BROWN was born in 1823 in Kentucky. She died circa 1887 at the age of 64.

Said buried Thorn Grove Cemetery.

John DOANE and Elizabeth BROWN had the following children:

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i.

William DOANE was born in 1841 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

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ii.

Jesse DOANE was born in 1843 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Databases online list a John Wesley, but not a Jesse.

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iii.

Susannah DOANE was born on 14 August 1847 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. She died on 5 June 1887 at the age of 39 in Tennessee.

1870 Census. 16th Civil Dist, Thorn Grove P.O., Knox Co TN, Hh 72
Isaac Cate, age 27, Farmer
Susanna, age 23
Sarah E. 4. William A. 3, Margaret E., age 1
Listed on the same page, Hh 69
Joshua Cates, age 54. Abraham, age 27. Elizabeth, age 56. Minerva age 27. And Mary M. age 2.

1880 Census. Civil Dist 22, Knox Co, TN, Hh 105
Isaac Cate, 38, farmer, everyone born in TN
Susan, 35, wife
Saraah, 13, dau
William, 12, son
Martha E. 10, dau [was she Margaret, or Martha????]
John W., 8, son
Marshal, 6, son
Alvin P. 2, son

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iv.

Sarah H. DOANE was born in 1848 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

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v.

Mary Elizabeth DOANE was born in 1848 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Mary and Sarah appear to have been twins.