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Notes Mary Ann "Polly" Garner

1812 - John enlisted in the War of 1812 under the name John FUSTON

Abt. 1815 - John Fuson married Mary "Polly" Garner in prob. DeKalb, TN

June 21, 1816 - son Thomas Henry born in Knoxville, TN
Abt. 1818 - daughter Rachel born in Smith Co., TN

1820 census Smith Co., Tennessee Page: 56
John Fuson
100010-10200-01
1 male 26-45 (John, age 28)
1 male under 10 (Thomas Henry, age 4)
2 females 16-26 (Mary, age 22 & ???)
1 female under 10 (Rachel, age 2)

1820 -- daughter Jane born in TN
1821 - daughter Elizabeth "Betty" born in Smith Co., TN
***September 23, 1822 - James Roberson born in DeKalb, TN. Listed on several online trees as son of John Fuson, but I think he was a son of John's brother James Roberson Fuson Sr.
May 27, 1824 - daughter Rebecca born in Clinton, Anderson Co., TN
1827 - son James C. born in TN
November 11, 1828 - son John Garner born in Knox Co., KY

1830 census Knox Co., KY page 250
John Fuson
1 male 30-40 (John, age 38)
1 male 10-15 (Thomas Henry, age 14)
2 males under 5 (James C. , age 3 & John, age 2)
1 female 30-40 (Mary, age 32)
1 female 10-15 (Rachel, age 12)
3 females 5-10 (Jane, age 9, Betty, age 8 & Rebecca, age 6)
Where is James Roberson, age 8??? No males age 5-10 in house.

1831 - son Joseph born in Greasy Creek, Knox Co., KY
1834 - daughter Nancy born in Greasy Creek, Knox Co., KY
1836 - son Pleasant born in Knox Co., KY
August 30, 1836 - daughter Mary Patience born in Greasy Creek, Knox Co., KY

1840 census Knox Co., KY page 308
John Fuson
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1 male 40-50 (John, age 48)
3 males 10-15 (James C. , age 13, John, age 11 & ??)
1 male 5-10 (Joseph, age 9)
1 males under 5 (Pleasant, age 4)
1 female 40-50 (Mary, age 42)
1 female 5-10 (Nancy, age 6)
1 female under 5 (Mary, age 4)
Where is James Roberson, age 18??? No males age 15-20 in house.

about 1840 - son Hansom Mack born in Knox Co., KY
Abt. 1844 - daughter Sarah born

1850 census Knox Co., KY page 346 census taken August 20, 1850
#365/370
John Fuson, age 58, farmer, b. VA
Mary, age 53, b. TN
John G., age 21, farmer, b. TN
Joseph P., age 19, farmer, b KY
Nancy, age 16, b KY
Pleasant, age 14, b KY
Mary, age 13, b KY
Hamson M., age 11, b KY
Sarah, age 6, b KY
#371
James C., age 23, farmer, b. TN
Amanda R., age 21, b KY
William A, age 6 months, b KY
#372 is Ebenezer & Jane (Fuson) Goodin & family

1860 census Mercer Co., MO Lindley Twp
#1030
John Fuson, age 67, male. b VA, farmer
Polly, age 62, female, b TN
Hansom, age 21, male, b KY, farm laborer
Pleasant L, age 24, male, b KY, farm laborer
Mary, age 21 female, b KY
Geneva, age 2 female, b MO
Samuel, age 1, male, b MO
#1031
Leroy Goins, age 37, farmer, b TN
Rebecca, age 36, b TN
T. J., male. age 18, farm laborer, b KY
Amanda R, age 11, b KY
John W., age 9, b. MO
Jogillis, male, age 7, b. MO
Hansom M., male, age 5, b. MO
Mary F., age 1, b. MO

Abt. 1865 - Mary "Polly" Garner Fuson died, probably in Mercer Co,. MO
August 04, 1865 - John married Nancy Catherine James in Leon, Decatur Co., Iowa

October 03, 1866 - daughter Arnetta born
August 29, 1868 - son George Washington born

1870 census Center, Decatur Co., IA Post Office Leon
#307/315
John Houston, age 76, farmer, b. KY
Catherine, age 22, keeps house, b. OH
Arnetta, age 4, b. IA
George W., age 1, b. IA

February 16, 1874 - son William born

December 31, 1877 - John Fuson died in Leon, Decatur Co., IA

1880 census Leon, Decatur Co., IA
#21/22
Nancy C. Fuston, head, age 34, keeping house, OH/VA/VA
Arnetta, daughter, age 13, IA/TN/OH
George W., son, age 11, IA/TN/OH
William C., son, age 6, IA/TN/OH
Mary Fudge, aunt, age 68, OH/VA/VA

History of Bell Co., KY by Henry Harvey Fuson - 1839
John Fuson, born in DeKalb County, Tennessee, June 20, 1792, died near Leon, Iowa, December 31, 1877, and was buried in Palestine Cemetery two and one-half miles west of Leon. He was buried on Lot #80. A Government marker stands at the head of his grave, he having been a soldier in the War of 1812.
John Fuson was the oldest son of Thomas Fuson, Kentucky pioneer. Thomas Fuson lived with his family on Dismal Creek, DeKalb County, Tennessee, where John married Polly Garner. John Fuson left Dismal Creek with his father, sometime prior to 1826, and came to Bell County and settled on Greasy Creek. The house he built, with some additions, is still standing opposite Will Fuson's house on Greasy Creek.
He married twice: (1) Polly Garner, (2) Nancy Catherine James. His children were: First Wife: (1) Thomas Henry Fuson, 1818-1895, who was buried on his home place one mile from the head of Greasy Creek; (2) Rachel Fuson; (3) Rebecca Fuson; (4) J. Fuson; (5) J. R. Fuson; (6) J. G. Fuson; (7) Nancy Fuson; (8) Betty Fuson; (9) Joseph Fuson; (10) Pleas Fuson; (11) Mary Patience Fuson; (12) Hansom Mack Fuson; (13) Jane Fuson; Second Wife: (14) Arnett Alice Fuson, 1886-1927, who married Edwin R. Clark March 17, 1883, four children survive; (15) George Washington Fuson, 1868-1918, who married Nancy R. Lile, five children survive; (16) William Carroll Fuson, 1874-, who married Leapha Turner, 1894, Burmingham, Iowa, two children survive.

The Tom Cadwallader Family
Entries: 9199 Updated: Fri Dec 27 10:33:11 2002 Contact: Kerry Burns
ID: I1112
Name: John Fuson
Sex: M
Birth: 20 JUL 1792 in Montgomery, Virginia
Death: 31 DEC 1877 in Decatur, Iowa
Burial: Palestine Cem, Leon, Iowa
Note:
!Enlisted in war of 1812 as John Fuston. Several of his children including
Jane used the name Fuston

Father: Thomas Fuson b: 1765 in Hanover, Virginia
Mother: Rachel Roberson b: 1768 in Patrick co Va.

Marriage 1 Mary Polly Garner b: 1794 in DeKalb, Tennessee
Married: 1810 in DeKalb, Tennessee
Children
Rachel Fuson b: ABT. 1818 in Smith Co, Tennessee
Thomas Henry Fuson b: 21 JUN 1816 in Knoxville, Tennessee
Jane Fuson b: 1820 in Tennessee
Betty Bets Elizabeth Fuson b: ABT. 1821 in Smith co, Tennessee
James Roberson Fuson II b: 23 SEP 1822 in DeKalb, Tennessee
Rebecca Fuson b: 27 MAY 1824 in Clinton, Anderson, Tennessee
James C Fuson b: 1827 in Tennessee
John Garner Fuson b: 5 NOV 1828 in Knox, Kentucky
Joseph Porter Fuson b: 1831 in Greasy Creek, Knox, Kentucky
Nancy Fuson b: 1834 in Greasy Creek, Knox, Kentucky
Pleasant L Fuson b: 1835 in Greasy Creek, Knox, Kentucky
Mary Patience Pop Fuson b: 30 AUG 1836 in Greasy Creek, Bell, Kentucky
Hansom Mack Fuson b: 1839 in Knox co, Kentucky
Sarah Fuson b: ABT. 1844

Marriage 2 Nancy Catherine James b: 26 SEP 1847 in Muscatine, Iowa
Married: 4 AUG 1865 in Leon, Iowa
Children
Arnetta Alice Fuson b: 3 OCT 1866 in Leon, Decatur, Iowa
George Washington Fuson\Fuston b: 29 AUG 1868 in Decatur, Iowa
William Carroll Fuson b: 16 FEB 1874 in Leon, Decatur, Iowa

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Husband: John FUSON 1
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Born: 20 Jun 1792 at: Dekalb Co., TN
Married: at:
Died: 3 Dec 1877 at:
Father:Thomas FUSON
Mother:Rachael P. ROBERSON
Other Spouses: Nancy Catherine JAMES
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wife: "Polly" Mary Ann GARNER 1
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Born: 1794 at: Dekalb Co., TN
Died: at:
Father:John G. GARNER
Mother:Rachael HENRY
Other Spouses:
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------CHILDREN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Rachel FUSON 1
Born: at:
Married: at:
Died: at: Whitley Co., KY
Spouses: Daniel JOHNSON
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Thomas Henry FUSON 1
Born: 1 Jun 1816 at: TN
Married: at:
Died: 1895 at: KY
Spouses: Lucinda RHODES Sophia PEACE Delila GOIN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Jane FUSON 1
Born: 1820 at: TN
Married: 22 Jul 1834 at: Knox Co, KY
Died: 1894 at: Rawlins Co., KS
Spouses: Ebenezer GOODIN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Elizabeth FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1821 at: TN
Married: at:
Died: at:
Spouses: Benager PEACE
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Rebecca FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1823 at: TN
Married: 13 Feb 1840 at:
Died: at:
Spouses: Leroy GOIN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: James C. FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1826 at: TN
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Spouses: Amanda DEAN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: John Garner FUSON 1
Born: 5 Nov 1828 at: Greasy Creek, Bell Co., KY
Married: at:
Died: 23 Dec 1880 at:
Spouses: Sarah DEAN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: James Roberson FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1833 at: KY
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Died: at:
Spouses:
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Nancy FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1833 at:
Married: at:
Died: at:
Spouses: William KING
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Pleasant L. FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1835 at: KY
Married: at:
Died: at:
Spouses: May DEAN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Mary Patience FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1835 at:
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Died: at:
Spouses: William H. DEAN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Hansom Mack FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1838 at: KY
Married: at:
Died: at:
Spouses:
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Joseph FUSON 1
Born: Abt 1833 at: KY
Married: at:
Died: at:
Spouses: Palina Perlina KING
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------SOURCES
1) Frances Larie Michaud frannealogy@yahoo.com