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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Joseph Mulkey McCord & Nancy Elizabeth Hooton

 102. Joseph Mulkey McCord & 103. Nancy Elizabeth Hooton

10/13/1823, Joseph born in Marshall Co., TN.

2/3/1827, Nancy born in Hickman Co., TN.

11/11/1842, Joseph married Nancy in Marshall Co., TN. (S) TN Marriage Record.

11/25/1850, They live in Marshall Co., TN. Joseph age 27, Nancy age 24, Jas. T age 7, Mary D age 5, Eliza age 3, Susan F age 1. All born in TN. James is a farmer with real estate valued at $600. (S) U.S. 1850 Census.

By 1856, They moved to Lawrence Co., AR. (S) Births of children in 1860 Census.

12/9/1856, Joseph named the first postmaster of Ash Flat, AR.

8/31/1860, They live in Lawrence Co., AR; the Ash Flat P.O. Joseph R age 36, Nancy age 33, James T age 16, Eliza J age 12, Susan F age 10, Sarah age 8, Amanda C age 6 (all born in TN), Milly A age 3 and John S age 1 (both born in AR). Joseph is a farmer with real estate valued at $2600 and a personal estate of $700. (S) U.S. 1860 Census.

1860s, Joseph opened a store with William Barnett at Maxwell, AR; where Joseph helped start the first Masonic lodge in the area.

7/18/1870, They live in Evening Shade P.O., Piney Forks township, Sharp Co., AR. J M McCord age 47 born in TN, a merchant with real estate valued at $800 and a personal estate of $5714. Wife Nancy age 44 born in TN. Children: Millie A 13, John N 11, Josephus 8, William 6; all born in AR. Deborah McCord (likely Joseph’s mother) age 78 and born in NC lives with them. (S) U.S. 1870 Census.

9/28/1876, Nancy died in Washington, Sharp Co., AR; buried in Sharp Cem.

“Joseph Mulkey McCord” married Jenie Elizabeth Chinn. (S) Delayed Birth Cert. of Son Martin.

7/20/1979, Jenie died in childbirth of son, Martin Walker McCord in Evening Shade, AR. (S) Son’s Martin’s Delayed Birth Cert.

1/26/1880, Jospeh married Elizabeth A Gardner, age 50 (d.1923).

6/5/1880, Joseph M McCord age 53 a farmer, wife Elizabeth age 51 born in TN, children: Elizabeth “Nicke” 12 (step daughter), Martin McCord 10 months. They live in Washington township, Sharp Co., AR. (S) U.S. 1880 Census.

6/7/1896, Joseph died in Evening Shade, Greene Co., AR; buried in Sharp Cem.

(S) James T McCord bible. (S) Joseph M McCord bible.

Children of Joseph & Nancy:

i. James Travis McCord, born 11/17/1843 in TN.

James married Sarah Elizabeth Fore.

7/30/1879, James wrote his will.

1879, James died. (S) AR Probate Record of son Joseph as executor. [10/11/1879, James property, plows, harnesses, live stock, was sold for $41.10.]

ii. Mary Deborah McCord, born 9/27/1845 in TN.

1866, Mary married Edmund Carpenter (b.1839, d.1913)

2/5/1931, Mary died in Sharp Co., AR; buried in Maxville Cem., Cave City.

iii. Eliza Jane McCord (51), born 11/2/1847 in Marshall Co., TN.

iv. Susan F McCord, born 9/1/1850 in TN.

v. Sarah Elizabeth McCord, born 3/15/1852 in TN.

1869, Sarah married Wiley Mitchel Kent (b1846, d.1900)

8/8/1896, Sarah died, buried in Evening Shade Cem., Sharp Co., AR.

vi. Amanda C McCord, born 6/6/1854 in TN.

vii. Milly A McCord, born 10/22/1857 in AR.

Millie married J T Ritchie.

6/25/1935, Millie Ann Ritchie died in Kilgore, Clay Co., AR. Name of father: J. M. McCord. (S) AR Death Cert.

viii. John Newton McCord, born 2/3/1859 in AR.

6/19/1937, John, a retired farmer, died in Grapevine, Tarrant Co., TX. His father’s last name: McCord, his mother’s: Hooten. The death cert. is signed by his son John Newton McCord Jr. (b.1895, d.1965, buried in Grapevine Cem.), a resident of Grapevine, TX. John Sr. is buried in Trinity Cem., Wilmer, Dallas Co., TX. (S) TX Death Cert.

ix. Joseph McCord, born 10/17/1861 in AR.

1944, Joseph died.

x. William T McCord, born 9/6/1864 in AR.

10/20/1879, William died; buried in Evening Shade Cem., Sharp Co., AR.

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