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John Firestone1

Male
b. 27 January 1815, d. 26 August 1887


Father Mathias Firestone1 b. 16 October 1777, d. 2 May 1850
Mother Mary "Polly" Hill1 b. 15 September 1773, d. 7 May 1836
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Family Delana Prophet b. 31 March 1817, d. 7 October 1893
Marriage* 26 January 1837  McMinn Co., TN, Principal=Delana Prophet1 
Children  1. James Henderson Firestone b. 20 Nov 1837, d. 23 Aug 1888
  2. John Barnett Firestone b. 7 Mar 1839
  3. Rispa Adeline "Rispy" Firestone b. 15 Sep 1842
  4. Sarah Elizabeth Firestone b. 8 Dec 1844
  5. Jemima Elmira Firestone b. 18 Aug 1847
  6. Mary Delano Firestone b. 6 Mar 1850
  7. David Arnton Firestone b. 27 May 1852, d. 2 Feb 1918
  8. William Samuel Firestone b. 22 Dec 1854, d. 10 Feb 1919
  9. Alfred Firestone b. 19 May 1858, d. b 1860
  10. Martha Ann Firestone b. 9 Feb 1860, d. 1 May 1951

Note*   John brought his family to Missouri and was joined there by his wife's parents. and 2 of her brothers and a sister. and thir spouses. The trip was made by wagon and was more than 600 miles. They arrived in Greene Co. Missouri around 1850.

John was appointed Justice of the Peace around 1870. 
Birth* 27 January 1815  Botetourt Co., VA1 
Marriage* 26 January 1837  McMinn Co., TN, Principal=Delana Prophet1 
Census* 1840  1840 Federal Census, Tennessee, McMinn County, No Township, Series: M704, Roll: 527, Page: 130
Firestone, Jno (Line 11) 1000100000000-1000100000000-000000-000000-000000-000000-4-0100000-0-0-000-000-00-00-00000002 
Census 1850  1850 Federal Census, Tennessee, McMinn County, 23 Sub Division, Series: M432, Roll: 887, Page: 357B, September 18
14, 2702, 1880, Firestone, John, 34, M, , Wagon Maker, , Tenn, , , , ,
15, 2703, 1880, Firestone, Delana, 33, F, , , Tenn, , , , ,
16, 2703, 1880, Firestone, James, 13, M, , , Tenn, , 1, , ,
17, 2703, 1880, Firestone, Barnet, 10, M, , , Tenn, , 1, , ,
18, 2703, 1880, Firestone, Rispy, 8, F, , , Tenn, , 1, , ,
19, 2703, 1880, Firestone, Sarah, 6, F, , , Tenn, , , , ,
20, 2703, 1880, Firestone, Jemima, 4, F, , , Tenn, , , , ,
21, 2703, 1880, Firestone, Mary, 6/12, F, , , Tenn, , , , ,3 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Missouri, Greene County, Center Township, Series: M653, Roll: 621, Page: 215, August 23
23, 287, 284, Firestone, John, 45, W, M, , Farmer, , 200, Tenn, , , ,
24, 287, 284, Firestone, Delancy, 45, F, , , , , NC, , , ,
25, 287, 284, Firestone, Rispa A, 18, F, , , , , Tenn, , , ,
26, 287, 284, Firestone, Sarah E, 16, F, , , , , Tenn, , , ,
27, 287, 284, Firestone, Jemima E, 15, F, , , , , Tenn, , , ,
28, 287, 284, Firestone, Mary D, 11, F, , , , , Tenn, , , ,
29, 287, 284, Firestone, David A, 8, M, , , , , Tenn, , , ,
30, 287, 284, Firestone, Samuel, 6, M, , , , , Mo, , , ,
1860 Federal Census, Missouri, Greene County, Center Township, Series: M653, Roll: 621, Page: 216, August 23
01, 287, 284, Firestone, M A, 4/12, F, , , , , Mo, , , ,
02, 287, 284, Firestone, James H, 23, M, , , , , Tenn, , , ,4 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Missouri, Greene County, Center Township, Series: M593, Roll: 777, Page: 169A, August 24
19, 2052, 2033, Firestone, John, 53, M, W, Farming, 1200, 255, Tenn, , , , , , , , , 1,
20, 2052, 2033, Firestone, Delana, 52, F, W, Keeping House, , , NC, , , , , , , , , ,
21, 2052, 2033, Firestone, Jemima, 23, F, W, , , , Tenn, , , , , , , , , ,
22, 2052, 2033, Firestone, Mary, 21, F, W, , , , Tenn, , , , , , , , , ,
23, 2052, 2033, Firestone, David, 18, M, W, , , , Tenn, , , , , , , , , ,
23, 2052, 2033, Firestone, Samuel, 15, M, W, , , , Mo, , , , , , , , , ,
24, 2052, 2033, Firestone, Martha, 10, F, W, , , , Mo, , , , , , , , , ,5 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Missouri, Greene County, Center Township, ED: 41, Series: T9, Roll: 688, Page: 189B, June 18
(enumerated with son-in-law, F M Beach)
04, 310, 310, Firestone, Jno, W, M, 65, , Father-in-Law, , , 1, , Justice of Peace, , , , , , , , , , , Tenn, Pa, NJ6 
Death* 26 August 1887  Greene Co., MO 
Burial* after 26 August 1887  Clear Creek Cemetary, Greene Co., MO 

Citations
  1. [S85] Firestone Genealogy - 1957, George Ely Russell.
  2. [S3] 1840 U.S. Federal Census , 1840 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.


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