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Pendarvis Family Group Sheet

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HUSBAND: James PENDARVIS

date and place of birth: DOB ? SC
date and place of marriage: abt 1851
other marriages: Nancy WILLIAMS
military service:
date and place of death: before June 1867
father: UNKNOWN
mother: UNKNOWN

*see Sources & Notes

WIFE: Nancy WILLIAMS
date and place of marriage: abt 1851
date and place of death: Sept 1872, Alachua, Co., FL
father: WILLIAMS, Lewellen mother: UNKNOWN

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CHILD 1: Pallatiah PENDARVIS
AKA Pellie / Pelly PENDARVIS
date and place of birth: b. abt 1853 FL
married: W. W. BUTTON
date and place of marriage: recorded in Alachua Co, FL
marriage records: Pellie PENDARVIS and W.W. BUTTON married Dec 24,1875 Alachua Co FL
other marriages: UNKNOWN
date and place of death: d. after 1880

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CHILD 2: William Allen PENDARVIS
date and place of birth: b abt 1860
married: UNKNOWN
date and place of marriage: UNKNOWN
other marriages: UNKNOWN
date and place of death: UNKNOWN

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CHILD 3: George Landsbright PENDARVIS
date and place of birth: b Dec 20, 1863, FL
married: [1] Susie BENEDICT [d 1899]
date and place of marriage: March 10, 1887, Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida
other marriages: Miss Geogia R. [ b 1878 d 1967 FL] married on March 20, 1900 Sumter Counter, FL
date and place of death: d Dec 1959 buried Oak Hill Cem, Lake Placid, FL

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CHILD 4: Joseph James PENDARVIS
(AKA Joe, Jimmy & JJ)
date and place of birth: b Dec 9, 1866 Starke, FL
married: Mary Elizabeth "Molly/Mollie" JONES
date and place of marriage: 1895, Escatwapa, Jackson County, MS
other marriages: NONE
date and place of death: d. Jan. 9, 1939 MS; Buried Robinson Cementry, Escatwapa, Jackson County, MS

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SOURCES:
Alachua County Florida Probate Records
1. [Documented:] 1850 Census, Newnansville, Alachua County, FL p.26 CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: FL COUNTY: Alachua DIVISION: Fourteenth REEL NO: M704-36 PAGE NO: 26
24 189 189 PENDARVIS James 53 M Farmer 3,000 SC
25 189 189 PENDARVIS Eurastus 24 M Farmer Georgia
26 189 189 PENDARVIS James R. 15 M None Georgia X
27 189 189 PENDARVIS Mary 11 F Florida X

2. [Documented:]1850 Census for WILLIAMS family of Alachua Co., FL
35 216  216: WILLIAMS, Manerva 24 F FL
36216 216 WILLIAMS, Nancy 22 F  Florida
37 216  216 WILLIAMS, Lewallen  17 M  Florida (living next to the Fernando Arredondo UNDERWOOD family.)

3. [Documented:]1860 Census Newnansville, Alachua County, FL; 3 698  717 Alachua County FL Records: copied from the Clerk of the Court site.

PENDARVIS James W M Farmer $20,000 $25,000 S.C. 4 698  71
PENDARVIS Nancy  30 F Fla 5   698  717
PENDARVIS Pallatiah 6  Fla
WILLIAMS L. A. clerk

4. [Documented:] 1870 Census.

PENDARVIS NANCY Alachua County FL 207 Gainesville P. O. Federal Population Schedule FL 1870 Federal Census Index FL51719387

5. 1870 Census Alachua Co., FL, Gainesville P.O. Page 413 3707/3707

PENDARVIS, Nancy 40 w/f 1500 500 FL
PENDARVIS, Pellie (Pellia?) 17 w/f FL
PENDARVIS, William 10 w/m FL
PENDARVIS, George 6 w/m FL
PENDARVIS, Joseph 3 w/m FL
Francis 13 w/f FL (maybe a WILLIAMS)

[Note:] Frances or Fannie/Fanny WILLIAMS is listed on 1874 deed record with Nancy PENDARVIS 3576/3576 Page 397

6. Natural "minor" children of Nancy PENDARVIS, are listed in Alachua County Deed Book H, pg 876, William Allen PENDARVIS, George Landsbright PENDARVIS & Joseph James PENDARVIS. And as written in Probate Records for James EXLEY.

7. Parents of Nancy WILLIAMS: Lewellan Williams, b.? VA died August 8, 1836; Mother: ? born SC: (State of birth of parents are listed on 1880 Fl Census for their daughter, Mary Exley)

8. Lewellen Williams was killed 8 August 1836. On census for 1828-1830 FL Census. He was in the 1st Regiment of the Florida Militia (Warren's). Death & military records. [Militia Record From] "Indian River County Main Library, Florida History & Genealogy Dept, Vero Beach, Florida."

9. [Documented:] Alachua County FL Records: copied from the Clerk of the Court site: From the records of Lewellen Williams in Alachua Co, FL probate court recorded 1838. F. A. (Fernando Arredondo) Underwood, Justice of the Peace, Alachua County; was made guardian of Williams' children: Manerva, Mary M. (Blanton), Nancy, and Lewallen after Lewellen died in 1836.

10. [Documented:] 1870 Census.
PENDARVIS NANCY Alachua County FL 207 Gainesville P. O. Federal Population Schedule FL 1870 Federal Census Index FL51719387

11. James and Nancy are listed (as husband & wife) on Alachua Court Deed Records as far back as 1853 & 1854. [SOURCE:] Alachua County Clerk Site 1853 /DeedImages/B/B172.gif and1854 /DeedImages/B /B306.gif

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NOTES:
[1] After the death of James and Nancy:

When James Pendarvis died (before July 1867, as say dates in his probate records) the business was run by his partner, S.B. McLin (listed as a Lawyer on census records). James Pendarvis also brought into business with George Brown, J. Exley, Sr (d 1857), (brother-in-law to Nancy), and Lewellen (aka Lew/Lewelling/Lewellan) Williams (Nancy's brother), Mary Exley (Nancy's sister). James had several other business partners.

Receiver for estate: S. Walker
Appraisors for James Pendarvis estate:(June 1867)
D.A. Frier, F.A. Underwood, W. B. Wimberly

[2] Documented:]
Recorded in Alachua Co, FL probate court records for James Exley (only 3 pgs). The probate took from 1867 until Nov 1894 to dissolve. Nancy Pendarvis was administrator until her death in 1872. Then daughter, Susan Pendarvis, (married to Daniel V. Stroble).

[3][Documented:]
As written in letter to Alachua County, FL Probate Records Judge; by Pellie Pendarvis-Button, 1879, and another letter from her husband, W W Button.
Susan took over as administrator and was sued by James Exley to give up the position (1880 & 1881), due to her dishonestity and lack of care of James & Nancy's "minor" children: William Allen, George L. & Joseph James. Susan was listed as daughter to James Pendarvis on first page of James Exley probate records.

[4] James Exley (a first cousin) was appointed quardian of William Allen, George L. & Joseph James; and made administrator after Susan Stroble.
He was the son of James Exley, d 1857 and Margret Mary Williams who was married to: [1] Isacc Blanton married in 1842 [2] James EXLEY married 1855, died 1857.
Margret Mary was Nancy's sister. James EXLEY, b 1856, was listed on Alachua County probate records, as an heir to PENDARVIS family.

[6] On 1850 Census: 25 189 189
PENDARVIS Eurastus 24 M Farmer Georgia
[7] On 1860 Arg Census for Alachua County
Eurastus L PENDARVIS, Jr & all of family listed in: Deed Bk O, pg 718; Deed Bk Q, pg 371 in Alachua County Clerk Site.

[8] "For The Year 1861 Only New Names" on page 145 lists E. L. PENDARVIS.

[9] "7th Florida Infantry Units Alachua County Florida" compiled by Mary J. MURPHY. pages 52-55, lists Erastus L. PENDARVIS 10th Fla Inf, Co F died 4 January 1864 at Cold Harbor.

[10] On page 56, a list of "Alachua County Veteran's Memorial Civil War Soldiers Killed-Deceased Alachua County, FL 1861-1865": Erastus L. PENDARVIS, Co. 'F', 10th Fla Inf Regmt

[11] "Florida Genealogy Magazine" "List of Disabled Solders" E. L. PENDARVIS

[12] (1895) Mrs. H. M. PENDARVIS applied for a pension as widow of E. L. PENDARVIS, he served under Capt. W.M. SCOTT with 10th FL

Marriage: PENDARVIS, E. L. & HAGGINS, Harriet Malissa 1859 Bk 3 Pg 025 Official: Lester M. VALENTINE

[13] Research additions for E L PENDARVIS, and wife, Harriet Malissa HUGGINS from: hwalker@inetw.net

[14] Susan C PENDARVIS
Listed in 1880 Alachua County Probate Court Records for James W. EXLEY: as daughter to James PENDARVIS.
Married to: DANIEL DAVID VASTINE STROBEL, born March 4, 1821 in SC, and died July 19, 1884; in Florida.
Research additions for Susan PENDARVIS from: Richard Null marico@worldnet.att.net

[15] George Landsbright PENDARVIS
Florida Death Index 1877-1998; Volume: 2107, Certificate: 43010, Place: Highlands Co, Race: W, Gender: M, Death Date: Dec 1959; Oak Hill Cemetery Tombstone Survey reads: Highlands County, Florida; PENDARVIS, George L. 1863-1959; Georgie R. 1878-1967; Roy PENDARVIS, , and Evelvyn H PENDARVIS

[1] Susie BENEDICT b d 1899, died shortly after the birth of their only child, Roy PENDARVIS; married on March 10, 1887 Sumter Co, FL
SON: Roy b 4-18-99 d 1-1980 1917 WW1 REG: PENDARVIS, Roy, 18 Apr 1900, W relatives Alachua Duval, FL; Buried Oak Hill Cem, Lake Placid, FL
Married: Evelyn H. b 8-27-1903 d 10-7-1983 FL buried Oak Hill Cem Lake Placid, FL

[2] Georgia R? b 1878 d 1967 FL; married on March 20, 1900, Sumter Co, FL; step-daughter, Gertrude
[MARRIAGE Source:] Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida George L. PENDARVIS and [1] Susie O. BENEDICT married on March 10, 1887 and [2] Miss Geogia ? married on March 20, 1900

[Warranty Deed:] George PENDARVIS purchased land in the Lake Panasokee area of Sumter County.
Information on George L. PENDARVIS from Molly CLAYTON REVELLE, Jerry PENDARVIS and B. FLOWERS.

[16] William Allen PENDARVIS listed on probate of James EXLEY as living in Lake Panasokee area of Sumter County, in 1880.

[17] [Source] EXLEY Probate records 1880 Joseph PENDARVIS, resides in Galveston, TX 1880

1920 United States Federal Census Escawpha,MS Beat 2, dated Jan 27, 1920 Sup.Distrist 6 E. Dis 59 Sheet 18A
PENDARVIS, J J  Age:52 Year:1920 Birthplace:Florida
PENDARVIS, Molly- wife age 50 or 51? MS

1930 US CENSUS Jackson County, MS
PENDARVIS, James J age 63 w Male FL FL FL Occ: sawmill worker
PENDARVIS, Molly wife w Fe 61 MS

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My thanks to the "Alachua County Florida Records Court Clerk Site", [Alachua County FL Records: copied from the Clerk of the Court site]; my mother, Gloria Elizabeth PENDARVIS-CREEL, my cousin Molly CLAYTON REVELLE (granddaughter of Joseph James PENDARVIS), and the great other PENDARVIS reseachers and genealogist who helped me with their wonderful online (and off-line) help and kindness.

Researchers who helped or added to my reseach:
Randy Floyd

STEVE C VALDEZ fairviewmv@juno.com
Researching: Pellie PENDARVIS & W.W. BUTTON

Molly BABB - Pendarvis/Jones/Clayton of Jackson County, MS