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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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Phillip Valorius DOSS Jr.

COURT RECORDS: Adair County, Kentucky Deed Book C, page #472, 3 Jan 1815
Phillip DOSS, a poor boy of the county apprenticed to Levi McCROCKY for 13 years, 5 months, or until he becomes 21 years of age, to be taught the art and mystery of cabinet making.

COURT RECORDS: Adair County, Kentucky Deed Book D, page #397, 9 Sept 1817
Phillip DOSS, poor boy of the county, apprenticed to William MINTER to dwell for 9 years and 9 months or until 21, to learn the wool carding business.

COURT RECORDS: Adair County, Kentucky Court Order Book B, page #344, 3 Feb 1823
On motion of William MINTER by his attorney, it is ordered he be released from his covenant of indentures of apprenticeships binding Joel DOSS, James DOSS, Philip DOSS and John WHEELER as apprentices to him to learn the art and mystery of the cotton spinning and wool carding business, and said apprentices are released from their apprenticeships. Said boys are bound to Asa and William PITTMAN to learn same business.

NOTES: Phillip was in Williamson County, Tennessee in 1834.

CENSUS RECORDS: In the 1840 Marshall County, Tennessee it read as follows:
DOSS, Philip --- 2 Males under age 5 (James & John), 1 Male 5 to 10 (Josiah), 1 Male 20 to 30 (Could be a brother-in-law possibly as all his brothers are accounted for.), 1 Male 30 to 40 (Philip), 1 Female under 5 (Mary), 1 Female 30 to 40 (Sina)

CENSUS RECORDS: 6 Dec 1850 Dist #4, Marshall County, Tennessee page #151A, family #768/768
DOSS, Philip V. age 41, male, farmer, $1500, KY
DOSS, Sina age 41, female, TN
DOSS, Josiah W. age 16, male, attends school, TN
DOSS, Mary M. age 15, female, attends school, TN
DOSS, James I. age 13, male, attends school, TN
DOSS, John F. age 10, male, attends school, TN
DOSS, Martha A. age 7, female, attends school, TN
DOSS, Rhoda age 5, female, TN
DOSS, Richard T. age 3, male, TN

NOTES: Philip lived in Greene County, Missouri at sometime. His brother Laban lived in Madison County, Arkansas.


Sina R. TILLMAN

She was 41 in 1850.

CENSUS RECORDS: 20 July 1870 Roaring River Twp, Barry, Missouri page #6, family #40
DOSS, Sina age 52, female, TN
DOSS, R. S. age 22, male, wool carder, $50, TN
DOSS, Roda age 24, female, TN


Martha A. DOSS

She was 7 in 1850 and was attending school.


Rhoda DOSS

She was 5 in 1850.

She was 14 in 1860 living with the George T. Dixon family in Maury County, Tennessee. Her brother Richard T. age 12 is also living with them. How come???

She was 24 in 1870 living with her widowed mother.


Samuel DOSS

COURT RECORDS: Cumberland County, Kentucky Deed Book D, page #147 & 149, 9 Nov 1819
William DOSS and Laban DOSS, poor boys of the county are apprenticed to Samuel G. CHEATHAM, to dwell until 21 years, to serve as apprentices in the art of cabinet making. He will provide sufficient meat, drink and apparel, washing, lodging, and will teach or cause to be taught and instructed in reading, writing and will provide for such apprentices so they will be no charge to the county during said term, and at expiration of said term pay 3 pounds, 10 shillings and allow a decent suit of new clothes at end of service.

COURT RECORDS: Adair County, Kentucky Deed Book E, page #663, 1 Apr 1822
William DOSS, poor boy of the county, apprenticed to Stephen ROGERS until he reaches 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of shoe and boot making.

NOTES: I am thinking this William mentioned in the above 2 court records is probably Samuel since I have never had a record of a William DOSS before as a child of Phillip and Rhoda.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Williamson County, Tennessee, Page #168
DOSS, Samuel --- 2 Males under 5 (William & James), 1 Male 20 to 30 (Samuel), 2 Females under 5 (Mary & Margaret), 1 Female 20 to 30 (Barbara)

CENSUS RECORDS: 17 Sep 1850 Dist #1, Christian County, Kentucky page #471, family #592/640
DORSO, Saml. age 37, male, farmer, $300, KY
DORSO, Barbara age 37, female, TN
DORSO, Mary J. age 14, female, TN
DORSO, Wm. L. age 12, male, TN
DORSO, Jas. H. age 11, male, TN
DORSO, Margaret A. age 10, female, TN
DORSO, Martha L. age 8, female, TN
DORSO, Rhoda L. age 3, female, TN
DORSO, Andrew J. age 1, male, TN
DORSO, Rhoda age 67, female, VA

CENSUS RECORDS: 1860 Christian County, Kentucky
DOSS, Saml. age 48, male, KY
DOSS, B. age 48, female, TN
DOSS, M. A. age 18, female, TN
DOSS, R. L. age 14. female, TN
DOSS, A. J. age 12, male, TN
DOSS, S. H. age 8, male, KY
DOSS, G. W. age 6, male, KY
DOSS, Andrew J. age 1, male, KY

MILITARY RECORDS: Samuel served in the Union Army during the Civil War in the 25th KY Inf. Regt.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Hamby, Christian, Kentucky Film #1254409, Page #147A
Sam DOSS Self M M W 67 KY
Occ: Farmer Fa: VA Mo: VA
Martha DOSS Wife F M W 51 VA
Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA


Martha A.

She was married to a BOYD first. She was 51 in 1880.


Labon Thurman DOSS

COURT RECORDS: Cumberland County, Kentucky Deed Book D, page #147 & 149, 9 Nov 1819
William DOSS and Laban DOSS, poor boys of the county are apprenticed to Samuel G. CHEATHAM, to dwell until 21 years, to serve as apprentices in the art of cabinet making. He will provide sufficient meat, drink and apparel, washing, lodging, and will teach or cause to be taught and instructed in reading, writing and will provide for such apprentices so they will be no charge to the county during said term, and at expiration of said term pay 3 pounds, 10 shillings and allow a decent suit of new clothes at end of service.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Barren County, Kentucky
DOSS, Laban 1 male under 5 (Phillip), 2 males 5 to 10 (Joel & ?), 2 males 20 to 30 (Labon & ?), 1 female under 5 (Nancy), 1 female 5 to 10 (?), 1 female 10 to 15 (?), 1 female 20 to 30 (Mary Ann), 1 female 30 to 40 (?), 1 female 40 to 50 (Rhoda - Labon's mother)
(Is there a brother or brother-in-law and family living with Labon and his family?)

CENSUS RECORDS: 17 Sep 1850 Dist #1, Christian County, Kentucky page #471, family #587/635
DORSO, Laban age 38, male, farmer, KY
DORSO, Mary A. age 31, female, KY
DORSO, Nancy E. age 12, female, attends school, KY
DORSO, Matilda E. age 9, female, attends school, KY
DORSO, Malinda R. age 9, female, attends school, KY
DORSO, Samuel W. age 5, male, attends school, KY
DORSO, Drewy P. age 1, male, KY
DORSO, Elizabeth A. age 18, female, KY
DORSO, Dieter F. age 1, male, KY
(Elizabeth A. DORSO maybe the daughter of Joel and Mildred that we don't have a name for yet. Is Dieter F. DORSO her son or the son of Labon and Mary?)

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COURT RECORDS: Barry County, Missouri Book E, page #545 & 546
This deed of trust made and entered into this 7th day of August 1858 by and between Laban DOSS and Mary Ann DOSS, his wife, of the first part and William HUBBERT of the second part and John PACKWOOD of the third part. Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part in consideration of the debt and trust herein after mentioned and created, and of the sum of one dollar to them paid by the said party of the second part the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do by these presents grant, bargain and sell unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever the following described tract of land situate in the County of Barry in the State of Missouri towit; the North half of the South West quarter of section No. ten (10) in Township No. twenty-three (23) of Range No twenty-eight (28), containing one hundred and sixty acres more or less with all the rights, privileges and appurtances thereto belonging. In trust however for the following purposes whereas the said Labon DOSS did on the 7th day of August 1858 make and deliver to one John PACKWOOD his promissary note in words and figures as follows: $161.33 twelve months after date I promise to pay John PACKWOOD or ___ one hundred and sixty-one 33/100 dollars for notice received bearing interest at the rate of ten per cent per annum from date this 7th day of August 1858 Labon DOSS: Now if the said Labon DOSS, his heirs, executors or administrators shall pay the sum of money specified in said note with all the interest that may be due thereon when said note shall become due and payable according to the terms and effect thereof, then this deed shall be void, and the property herein before conveyed shall be released at the expense of the said Labon DOSS, otherwise the same shall remain in full force and the said Wm. HUBBERT may proceed to sell the property herein before described or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the amt specified in said note with interest and the cash of this trust at public __(auction?)_ for cash at the court house door in the County of Barry first giving at least twenty day previous notice of the time, term and place of sale and the property to be sold by advertiment in some newspaper published in said County or by written or printed hand bills put up at ten of the most public places in said County and upon the sale of and payment of the purchase money, shall execute and deliver a deed to the property sold to the ____ any statements of facts or recited by the said trustee in relation to the nonpayment of the money secured to be paid the advertisement, sale, receipt of the money and the execution of the deed to the purches shall be relieved as pr___ of ___ evidence of such facts and the said trustee shall out of the proceeds of such sale pay first the cost and expenses of this trust and next whatever may be in arrears and unpaid on the note aforesaid and the balance (if any) shall be paid to the said Labon DOSS or his legl representatives and the said William HUBBERT trustee as aforesaid covenants to and with the said Labon DOSS and the said John PACKWOOD severally, faithfully to perform and fullfill the trust herein created. In witness whereof we the said parties have hereunto subscribed our names and affixed our seals this 7th day of August 1858.
Labon DOSS
Mary A. (X) DOSS
Jno PACKWOOD
Wm. HUBBERT
Witness my hand and seal this 26th day of November 1859. Attest Wm. HUBBERT, Jno PACKWOOD
State of Missouri}
County of Barry} SS
Be it remember that Labon DOSS and Mary A. DOSS, his wife, who are personally known to the undersigned Justice of the Peace within and for said County to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the within deed of trust as parties thereto, this day appeared before me and acknowledged that they executed and delivered the same as their voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein contained and the said Mary A. DOSS, being by me made acquainted with the contents of said deed of trust, acknowledged on an examination apart from her said husband that she executed the same and relinquished her dower in the said real estate fully and without compulsion or undue influence of her said husband. Witness my hand this 7th day of August 1858. I. M. GRAMM(?), J. P. Recorded August 9th 1858. Wm. HUBBERT, Recorder
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CENSUS RECORDS: 29 July 1860 Liberty Twp, Barry, Missouri page #876, family #451/440
DOSS, L. T. age 50, male, farmer, $960 & $600, KY
DOSS, M. A. age 40, female, KY
DOSS, Saml. W. age 15, male, farm laborer, KY
DOSS, Malinda age 18, female, domestic, KY
DOSS, Matilda age 18, female, KY
DOSS, R. A. age 12, female, attends school, KY
DOSS, Ducy age 10, female, attends school, KY (Is this Drewy and a male?)
DOSS, L. age 7, female, attends school, KY
DOSS, George age 2, female, MO (This should be a male.)

CENSUS RECORDS: 20 July 1870 Kings River Twp, Carroll, Arkansas family #11/11
DOSS, Labin age 60, male, farmer, KY
DOSS, Mary Ann age 50, female, keeping house, KY
DOSS, Matilda age 28, female, housework, KY
DOSS, George L. age 13, male, MO

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Piney Twp, Madison, Arkansas family #113
DOSS, Labin head, age 72, miller, KY VA VA
DOSS, Mary wife, age 63, KY KY KY
DOSS, George son, age 22, MO KY KY
ANDERSON, J. grandson, age 17, MO KY KY (possibly Labon ALDERSON)

NOTES: Labin Doss was a farmer and a miller. He served in the Union Army as a blacksmith during the Civil War.

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COURT RECORDS: Madison County, Arkansas Deed 27 Feb 1882:
John HOUSTON to Deed Labon DOSS: Know all men by these present that we John HOUSTON and Delpha HOUSTON, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars paid to us by Laben DOSS and whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said Laben DOSS and unto his heirs and assigns forever the following land lying in the County of Madison, State of Arkansas (to wit) the SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Sec 34 Twp 19 N, Rng 25 and a part of the NE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 30 acres more or less, running to a certain blazen line on the divide of Kings River and Piney to have and to hold the same unto Laben DOSS and unto his heirs and assigns forever with appurtenances thereunto belonging and we hereby covenant with the said Laben DOSS that we will forever warrant and defend the title to said land against all lawful claims forever and I, wife of the said John HOUSTON for and in consideration of the said sum of money do hereby release and relinquish unto the said Laben DOSS all my rights of dower in and to the said land. Witness our hands and seals on this 27 day of Feb. A.D. 1882. John HOUSTON & Delpha (X) HOUSTON
State of Arkansas, County of Madison. Be it remember that on this day came before me the undersigned Justice of the Peace within and for the County aforesaid duly commissioned and acting as such John HOUSTON, to me well known as the grantor in the foregoing Deed of conveyance states that he had executed the same for the consideration and purposes therein mentioned and set forth and on the same day also voluntarily appeared before me the said Delphia HOUSTON, wife of the said John HOUSTON to me known and in the absence of her said husband did of her own free will signed and sealed the relinquishment of dower in the foregoing deed for the purposes as contained and set forth without compulsion or undue influence of her said husband. Witness our hands and seals on this 27th day of Feb 1882.
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CEMETERY RECORDS: In Oct 1985 a marker was placed at Alabam Cem, Madison County, Arkansas by Isaac Labin DOSS for his grandfather. The marker says "Labin T. DOSS -- born 1812 -- died age 75". A picture of this marker was included in an article submitted to "Carroll County Families, These Were the First" by Lellie Mae (DOSS) WILSON. The caption under the picture reads, "A Historic Headstone. This stone marks the grave of Samuel Labin DOSS in the Old Alabam Cemetery in Madison County, Arkansas. Labin DOSS was the ancestor of the Carroll County DOSS family and this stone was set during Oct of 1985 by Isaac Labin DOSS, a grandson."


Mary Ann WILKERSON

She was in the 20 to 30 age bracket in 1840.

She was 31 in 1850.

She was 40 in 1860.

She was 50 in 1870.

She was 63 in 1880.


Joel Burgess DOSS

He was in the 5 to 10 age bracket in 1840.


Phillip DOSS

He was in the under 5 age bracket in 1840.


Nancy E. DOSS

She was under 5 in 1840.

She was 12 in 1850.


Malinda R. DOSS

She was 9 in 1850.

She was 18 in 1860.


Samuel W. DOSS

He was 5 in 1850.

He was 15 in 1860 and was working as a farm laborer.


Rhoda Ann DOSS

Where is she in 1850?

She was 12 in 1860.

She never married.


Labon DOSS

He was 7 in 1860.


George Porter DOSS

He was 2 in 1860.

He was 13 in 1870.

He was 22 in 1880 living with his parents.


Richard Tillman DOSS

He was 3 in 1850.

He was 12 in 1860 living with the George T. Dixon family in Maury County, Tennessee. His sister Rhoda age 14 is also living with them. How come???

He was 22 in 1870 living with his mother and working as a wool carder.

Richard married his first cousin daughter of Laban Doss.


Matilda E. DOSS

She was 9 in 1850.

She was 18 in 1860.

She was 28 in 1870 and was still living at home with her parents.


Mary Jane DOSS

She was under 5 in 1840.

She was 14 in 1850.

Family representive for this family, Howard Clayton Rogers.

The info for some of this family came from Evelyn Wood of Columbia, Missouri


William Labon DOSS

He was under 5 in 1840.

He was 12 in 1850.

He died of the smallpox while in the Union Army during the Civil War.


Caroline Elizabeth MCCORD

She was 35 in 1870 a widow living with her son in her parents home.


William Ellison MCCORD

CENSUS RECORDS: 12 Jun 1880 Scates Mill, Christian, Kentucky Film #1254409, Page 158B
Wm. E. MC CORD Self M M W 43 TN
Occ: Farmer Fa: TN Mo: TN
Margret A. MC CORD Wife F M W 40 TN
Occ: Keeping House Fa: KY Mo: TN
Mary B. MC CORD Dau F S W 17 KY
Occ: At Home Fa: TN Mo: TN
David E. MC CORD Son M S W 16 KY
Occ: At Home Fa: TN Mo: TN
Louisa J. MC CORD Dau F S W 14 KY
Occ: At Home Fa: TN Mo: TN
John W. MC CORD Son M S W 10 KY
Occ: At Home Fa: TN Mo: TN
Joseph A. MC CORD Son M S W 10 KY
Occ: At Home Fa: TN Mo: TN
Margret T. MC CORD Dau F S W 8 KY
Fa: TN Mo: TN
James T. MC CORD Son M S W 3 KY
Fa: TN Mo: TN


Margaret Ann DOSS

She was under 5 in 1840.

She was 10 in 1850.

She was 18 in 1860.

She was 40 in 1880.


Mary B. MCCORD

She was 17 in 1880.


David E. MCCORD

He was 16 in 1880.


Louisa J. MCCORD

She was 14 in 1880.


John W. MCCORD

He was 10 in 1880.


Joseph A. MCCORD

He was 10 in 1880.


James T. MCCORD

He was 3 in 1880.


William Jackson RENSHAW

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Bainbridge, Christian, Kentucky Film #1254409, Page 114D
William J. RENSHAW Self M M W 42 KY
Occ: Farmer Fa: KY Mo: KY
Martha L. RENSHAW Wife F M W 38 TN
Occ: Keeping House Fa: KY Mo: TN
Finis M. RENSHAW Son M S W 21 KY
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: KY Mo: TN
W. Walter RENSHAW Son M S W 19 KY
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: KY Mo: TN
Albert J. RENSHAW Son M S W 15 KY
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: KY Mo: TN
F. Emma RENSHAW Dau F S W 13 KY
Occ: At Home Fa: KY Mo: TN
M. He RENSHAW Dau F S W 6 KY
Fa: KY Mo: TN

From Family Bible of William Jackson Renshaw. He and his wife were members of the Universalist Church and he was a Republican in politics.


Martha L. DOSS

She was 8 in 1850.

She was 38 in 1880.


Wylie Walter RENSHAW

He was 19 in 1880, working as a farm laborer.


Rhoda Louisa DOSS

She was 3 in 1850.

She was 14 in 1860.

The info on Rhoda's husband & children, came from F.G.S. sent to me by Evelyn Wood of Columbia, Missouri from Family Bible records etc.

She was a member of the Sinking Fork Christian Church.