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185. John George W. "Stumpy" "Jack" POINDEXTER204 was born on 8 August 1778 in Surry County, North Carolina.60 He died on 4 October 1863 at the age of 85.63

Surry Co NC Overseers of Roads 1807-1833
Agnes M. Wells & Carol L. Snow 1991
p.9 Feb Term 1809 John G. Poindexter road from Dills Creek to Poindexter's Ferry on the Yadkin R
p.13 Feb Term 1810 John George Poindexter on road from Crossroads to the Yellow Banks or Poindexter's Ferry

1800, Surry Co NC
John Poindexter. 1m under 10. 1m 26-45. 1f 16-26.

Surry Co NC County Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions
Vol III, 1801-1804
Iris M. Harvey & Agnes M. Wells 1992
Tues 14 Feb 1804
Deed from John Poindexter to Wm Apperson acknowledged by Poindexter and ordered recorded.
Deed from Jesse Lester to John Poindexter ack'd by Lester and ordered recorded..

1810 Census. Surry Co NC
John G. Poindexter: 2m under 10, 1m 26-45, 2f under 10, 1f 26-45.

1820, Surry Co. NC Capt. John G. Poindexter's Dist
John W. S. Poindexter 1m under 10, 1m 10-16, 1m 16-18, 3m 16-26, 1m over 45
1f uner 10, 2f 10-26, 1f age 45.

1830, Surry Co NC
John J. Poindexter, age 50-60. 2 males 20-30 still at home. At least one of them probably married with children.
1f -5, 1f 10-15, 2f 15-20, 1f 20-30, 1f 50-60.

A John G. Poindexter is listed in 1840, but a huge blot or tear covers all information.

1850, Surry Co NC, p.244, Hh 1203
John G. Poindexter, age 71, b. NC. Sarah, age 70, b. NC
All others in the household born in NC:
Elizabeth C. McC. age 46.
Sarah E. Trulove, age 20, Martha C. Trulove, age 16, John G. Trulove, age 18. [grandchildren]

1860, Yadkin Co NC, East Bend P.O., p.82, Hh 616
John G. Poindexter, age 81. Elizabeth M. age 58. Comilla Mosler, 20, domestic.

Elizabeth Poindexter, daughter of John & Sarah, is believed to have died unmarried.
Martha "Patsy" Poindexter, another daughter, married Austin Truelove - she died 1833; her children apparently lived with their grandparents.

John George W. "Stumpy" "Jack" POINDEXTER and Sarah JAMES were married on 29 January 1801 in Stokes County, North Carolina.63,183 Sarah JAMES, daughter of John JAMES, was born on 16 December 1779 in North Carolina. She died on 10 February 1859 at the age of 79.195

The latest Poindexter book gives her name as Susan, not Sarah, NC marriage bonds definitely says Sarah. She was the daughter of John James.

John George W. "Stumpy" "Jack" POINDEXTER and Sarah JAMES had the following children:



Martha "Patsy" POINDEXTER.



Elizabeth C. M. POINDEXTER205 was born on 3 January 1804. She died on 25 April 1867 at the age of 63.

Elizabeth never married.



Thomas A. POINDEXTER205 was born on 8 November 1805. He died on 27 February 1882 at the age of 76 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.

Thomas married, 1839, to Jane Elizabeth James, daughter of William James & Frances Mansell.

1860 Census. Richmond Dist, Forsyth Co, NC, Bethania P.O., Hh 1712
Thomas A. Poindexter, age 53. Jane, age 48.
John G. 21. Frances S. 16 [female]. Cornelia M. 8. Sarah 7. Eliza James, age 26.

He is buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pfafftown, Forsyth Co, NC. Jane is buried there as well - she was born 22 May 1813, died 17 Dec 1885.
Their daughter Frances married Thomas M. Hunter and is buried in the same cemetery with her parents. Frances was born 28 Jan 1844, died 23 Jun 1919, Forsyth Co.



John J. POINDEXTER204 was born in 1809 in Yadkin County, North Carolina. He died in 1881 at the age of 72 in Texas.

John married Martha Jane Ogburn, 19 Sep 1839. She died 24 Mar 1862 and he moved to Texas where he died.

1850, Forsyth Co, NC
John J. Poindexter, age 41, shoemaker. Martha J. age 28.
Sarah A. E. age 9, Edward J. 6, Charles A. 4, John Emsley age 2, and Thomas P. age 1 month.

1860, Salem District, Forsyth Co NC, Hh 1362
John J. Poindexter, age 50, Farmer. Martha, age 37.
Sarah A. 19, Edward D. 17, Charly 15, John 13, Thomas 10, Robert 8, Rufus 6, Laura age 2.

I didn't find the family in 1870. A Laura Poindexter, age 12, was living with Haley & Nancy Davis, attending school, Forsyth Co.

1880 Census. Waxahatchie, Ellis Co, TX, Hh 316.
J. E. Poindexter [John Emsley, age 2 in 1850], age 32, b. NC
Donie, wife, age 26, b. TN
Miller, son, age 6. C. D., son, age 3. Mattie, dau, age 9 months, born Sept 1879. All born in Texas
John J. Poindexter, father, age 71

Rufus L. Poindexter, son of John D. Poindexter who was a son of Jack Poindexter, also applied 24 Aug 1896. He was unmarried. The father, John D., is listed in the Poindexter book as John "J".
1900 Census, East Bend Twp, Yadkin Co NC
Living alone, Hh 37. Rufus L. Poindexter, b. Apr 1864, age 36.



Mary Wentworth POINDEXTER206 was born on 11 September 1811. She died on 10 February 1860 at the age of 48.

Mary married 18 Dec 1834, to John Marler.



Hannah B. POINDEXTER207 was born on 8 March 1814. She died on 7 July 1897 at the age of 83 in Yadkin County, North Carolina.

Hannah married Andrew Webb. Their children were Thomas P. Webb who married 1864, Yadkin Co to Sarah Ann Kirk; Eliza A. C. who married W. A. Sharp; John A. who married Mary Forbes; William F., married Mary Ann Mills; and Sarah Margaret who married Ed Spainhour.

Thomas P. Webb, son of Hannah B. Webb, who was a daughter of Jack Poindexter applied 26 Aug 1876, at East Ben. Hannah B. Poindexter married Andrew Webb and they had children Thomas P., John A., and Wm. F. Webb. Daughters Sarah M. Spainhour married to Ed Spainhour and Eliza Sharp [could not read her husband's name] [Instructions to the applications were that each adult applied for themselves and for minor unmarried children. Thomas listed his siblings, but not his own children.]
1900 Census. East Bend Twp, Yadkin Co, NC Hh 85
Thomas P. Webb, b. May 1844, age 56, married 36 years
Sallie, wife, b. Aug 1836, age 62, had 8 children, all are living
Eliza, dau, b. Jun 1874, age 25. Lilly R., dau, b. Mar 1879, age 21.
Maggie A., dau, b. Jul 1881, age 18



Margaret A. "Peggy" POINDEXTER207 was born on 14 May 1817. She died on 21 February 1902 at the age of 84.

Peggy married Absalom Cook Baker, 1849.

22 Aug 1896. John W. P. Baker, only child of A. C. and Margaret A. Baker applied to the Dawes Commission for Cherokee enrollment. Margaret was a daughter of Jack Poindexter. John's children were Maggie Bean, wife of F. W. Bean; John A. Baker, unmarried; Bettie Scott, wife of H. H. Scott, and Lanora, Sabrina, Carrie, Hester, and Eula. Signed: John William Pledge Baker.

1900 Census. East Bend Twp, Yadkin Co, NC Hh 325
Absalom C. Baker, b. Sep 1826, age 73, married 50 years, farmer
Margaret, wife, b. May 1817, age 83, had 1 child
John W. P., son, b. Nov 1852, age 47, married 26 years, carpenter
Mary A. dau-in-law, b. Apr 1857, age 43, has had 14 children, 9 are living
Florentine S., gdau, b. Sep 1887, age 12. Carrie L, gdau, b. Dec 1888, age 11. Hester F., gdau, b. Mar 1891, age 9. Ula R., gdau, b. Oct 1892, age 7. Etta C., gdau, b. Jan 1900, age 4 months.
John Johnson, boarder, b. Apr 1848, age 52