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Whether known or not the past lives in each one of us.
Dreams of our ancestors and the dreams of our futures.
For the children and for knowledge of times past, present and future.

PLEASE this is what my info is now. I am still finding PROOF on some Pearces of Lewis. Find your proof, dont accept what you find here, I have family letters and pics. I put up what I know and have been BAD to update I will try harder. Contact me PLEASE for incorrect information.

~* Here Are The People
You Will Find On this Page *~


BAKER,George William b:abt.1780 Virginia d: September 14,1847 Dare, Bradley County, Tennessee. wife: Cassandra WILLIAMS d: before 1850. Daughter of Fredrick WILLIAMS and Cassandra .
Children of George and Casson are:
Hannah June (*see Pearce),
Fredrick William March 8,1833 Bradley Coutny, Tennessee d: April 18,1913 Reno, Kansas (m:1st (m: January 24,1853) Thursy McCowden d: July 21,1861, m:2nd (m: October 5,1862) Sarah Elizabeth Long) 12 children to this union.
Cassandra Elizabeth Maldarine m: Wm. Alexander Weatherly b: March 31,1835 d:March 16,1915 Weatherly Cemetery, Benton,Polk County, Tennessee
Patience (Patrice) m: Samuel Weatherly
Joseph James Walker b: October 11,1838 Polk co, Tennessee d: August 27,1901 Bradley County, Tennessee. Union Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Bradley co, TN(m: Malvena Elizabeth Unknown b: September 29,1845 d: September 23,1902 Union Grove Cemetery,Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee
William Henry Harrison b: March 3,1841 d: April 20,1902 Bradley County, Union Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee (m: Manerva Jane Climer b: November 15,1839 d: March 13,1923 Union Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee
Susan Mary Melvena ,
Grandville Andrew Jackson

BAKER, Joseph sr. wife: HANNAH
Children of Joseph and Hannah are:
George : see above
Joseph jr.
Andrew m: Lydia Davis February 21,1824 Blount County, Tennessee
Betsy Ann


Fredrick Andrew Williams b:February 13, 1764 Orangeburg South Carolina d: November 18, 1831 McMinn County, Tennessee m: Cassandra (Casandor) b: 1768 North Carolina Both buried Friendship Cemetery Benton, Polk County, Tennessee WILL 27 August 1831 McMinn County, Tennessee. Children:

Lavinia m: Copenhofer (Copenhaver)
Elizabeth m: Prather
Mary Polly m: Samuel Short
Robert Joshua m: Hester Ann McJunkin(s)
Sally m: White
Patience m: Garner
Shadrach (Shedreck)
Cassandra Ann m: George Baker (see Baker above)

(all info per WILL (BK "B" p:77 McMinn Co.)

Note: information received from many people willing to share, I THANK THEM so much.
Kae, Phillip(1), John, Angela, Glenda, Carrolyn, Karen, Larry, Phillip (2) TN LISTS, Curtis P.

Hannah June Baker (m:John Pearce)

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FELKER,Joseph Green b: March 9,1826 McMinn County, Tennessee d: December 31,1913 Cleveland, Tennessee. Union Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee. wife: Sarah Jane SMITH b: October 15,1826 North Carolina d: July 9,1910 Bradley County, Union Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee. m: October 28, 1851 in Georgia by pension application, Also South Carolina Paper Old Primative Church. Notes: Was a Civil War Veteran, was with Union and Confederate sides, and spoke with a Dutch accent. Together had 3 children.
Esther Emmaline (see Pearce),
John Peter January 26,1861 Bradley County, Tennessee d: July 11,1935 Dade County. Georgia m: January 24,1884 to Sarah Elizabeth Aikman, this union had 8 children.
Eustin b: 1855 d: bfr 1870
Following children belonged to Josephs Brother John Newton.See information under Peter Felker children.
David Green m: Martha Ann Looney (1860 census Bradley County, Tennessee
William Berry m: Mattie Lou Thomas
Mary Jane
Lydia Elander
m: William Kimsey Bridges
James Marion m: Lucy Ora Caudell
Missouri Elizabeth Zood m: Dr. Crayton Bridges
Josey Ocoey m: Newton Bridges

FELKER, Peter b:April 3, abt.1774 d:1877 Baxter co, Arkansas at 103 yrs.(1st)wife: Elizabeth FELKER b: abt 1804 SC(?) d: May 1841 m: abt Spring 1825 (2nd) Martha COTTON m: October 3,1844 Dekalb County, Georgia.
Children of Peter and Elizabeth are:
Joseph Green (see Felker above),
John Newton b: September 29,1829 Bradley co, Tennessee d: January 26,1914 Whitfield, Georgia m: July 20,1858 to Arminda Demaris Singleton
Lyddia Elonder b:1827 Tennessee d: 1907 Gassville,Arkansas m: 1859 TN to Joel Sinor b: 1822 - 1902 Gassville, Arkansas had 8 children, also members of Primative Baptist Church
William Marion b: January 8,1835 Felker,Bradley County, Tennessee d: November 28,1852 Stone Church Cemetery, Bradley County, Tennessee m:abt.1859 Cleveland, Tennessee to Lousia Sandridge (Sanders?) Had eight children. fa: John Sandridge (Sanders?) 1841-1931.
Children of Wm. & Lousia: Fate 1868 Tennessee John Harvey 1864 - 1939 Tennessee m: Gussie Bryant Clemintine 1873 m: Jim Taylor William Layfayett 1879. Need Others.

Child of Peter and Martha:
Martha (Mary) Emerritus (sp) b: 1845 Bradley County, Tennessee d: Arkansas b:abt.1845

(Info of Felker is from a family letter I copied in 1983 or there about also other researchers)

SMITH, Jacob m: Sarah VESTAL Jacob was a lawyer attending to Thomas Lawson's pension for 3rd wife Prudie in 1916 in Bradley co, TN. Jacob was also the Court Clerk in Cleveland. Had at least 3 children:
Sarah(Sallie) Jane )see Joseph Felker above)
Martha Caroline
James Wiley
1870 - ?

(Smith info from a family letter I copied in 1983 or there about.)


STEVENSON,Andrew m: December 9,1879 to Nancy Pierce (see Lewis Pearce below) b: February 19,1833 d: July 5,1893 no buriel place yet. Andrew in 1838 & 39 Tax list Bradley co. Tennessee, Possible Justice of Peace in May 1840 of Polk Co.Tennessee 3rd district Columbus. Together had at least 6 children.
Sarah Elizabeth b: March 23,1862 d: August 22,1947 Bradley County, Tennessee buried Bradley County, Charleston, Tennessee. (see T.A.Lawson)
Martha J. m: John Cornner
Samuel Frank
b: August 29,1856 Bradley Co. Tennessee d: January 24,1921 Bradley County, Tennessee buried Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County, Charleston, Tennessee m: Mary Ann Carver b: October 1855 7 children together.
Isaac Henry b:October 11,1868 Bradley County, Tennessee d: March 2,1926 Bradley County, Tennessee buried Union Grove Cemetery Bradley County, Charleston,Tennessee m: Sarah D. Stuart (Stewart) Had 9 children together.
Prudence b:1845 d: 1921 m:1st John Yates, 2nd Thomas Lawson *see Lawson may have m: Smith in Henrico co.
James b:1842
John Lewis b:February 18,1848 d: March 18,1936 Bradley County, Tennessee buried Union Grove Cemetery Bradley County, Charleston,Tennessee m: Martha E. John b: January 15,1847 d: March 7,1918 Bradley County, Tennessee buried Union Grove Cementery Bradley County, Charleston Tennessee
Some children buried in Union Grove Cemetery. Names


Ester Emmaline Felker Pearce

PEARCE, Franklin Eupharates b: April 12,1853 Cleveland,Tennessee d: January 20,1918 Bradley County, Tennessee (certificate) buried Union Grove Cemetery Charleston,Bradley County, Tennessee m: October 28,1877 Bradley County, Tennessee m: at the Old Primitive Baptist Church wife: Ester Emmaline FELKER b: September 25,1855 Cleveland,Tennessee (certificate), d: February 11,1937 Bradley County, Tennessee buried Union Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee. Together had 4 children.

Bettie Jane b: September 25,1886 Bradley County, Tennessee d: May 6,1985 Bradey County, Cleveland,Tennessee (see John H.Lawson),
Sarah Olie b: January 1879 Bradley County, Tennessee m: Jack Moilen
Hannah Lou b: December 1880 Bradley County, Tennessee d: 1935 Bradley County, Tennessee m: Louis Reno Alford both buried Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County, Charleston, Tennessee
Susie Emmaline b: June 19,1884 Bradley County, Tennessee d: January 5,1966 Bradley County, Tennessee m: J. Milton Longwith b: January 27,1885 d: June 29,1927 both buried Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County, Charleston, Tennessee

Frank & Emmaline Pearce and thier children: Hannah,Sarah,Bettie,Susie and father in law J.G. Felker or his father John Pearce

Pearce House now (1999) on Baker Bridge rd. on the right.

PEARCE, John b: June 27,1825 (bible record) d: December 16,1912 Cleveland,Tennessee. Buried Charleston,Bradley County, Tennessee, Union Grove Cementery, (John has headstone d: as 1826 Bible record d: as 1825 and 1900 Census as 1827) wife: Hannah June BAKER b: April 22,1828 (Bible record)d: March 17,1889 Cleveland, Tennessee. Buried in Bradley County, Charleston,Tennessee. fa: George Baker and Cassandra Williams Together had 7 children.

Franklin Euphrates b: April 12,1853 Bradley County,Tennessee d: January 20,1918 Bradley County, Tennessee (see above)

George Lewis (Bible records) b: December 12,1855 in Tennessee d: March 30,1931 in Kansas. m: February 15,1874 in Tennessee m: Ellen C. Stuart went to Stanton, Kansas in 1887 had a prison term land / water dispute in 1910-1918., was a modle prisoner teaching to inmates was released early.

Glass Harrison (Bible record) b: September 3,1858 in Tennessee m: Nancy Melvina Cowden went to Stanton,Kansas about 1885 - He was a carpenter.

John Linclon (Bible records) b: February 22,1861 in Tennessee d: December 22,1901 in Milan,Kansas m: 1886 in Kansas a widow with 3 children m: Lydia Catherine Cowden-Phillips went to Kansas in 1885. have info.

James Green b: abt. 1864 in Tennessee d: no dates Tennessee, Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County, Charleston,Tennessee (teacher never m:)

Sarah Ann (Bible record) b: May 10,1850 in Tennessee d: Kansas m: Mack Campbell John. They went to Kansas in 1887 and stayed.

William Erby (Bible record) b: June 22,1870 d: November 6,1872 Tennessee, Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County, Charleston, Tennessee.

John also raised till age, two of his brothers Danile's children when Daniel & Mary passed at an early age of yellow fever. William Houston and Dave. Lots of family information due to family letters so greatly appreciated from Kae and Doris Beth.

From the left: Sarah, James "Green", Glass, George, Frank and John "Linc"

PEARCE, Lewis b: abt. 1785 Greene co.Tennessee d: 1865-66 in Bradley County,Tennessee buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County,Charleston, Tennessee married twice.(1st) July 9, 1807 Greene County, Tennessee to Sallie GRAHAM b: abt.1788 in North Carolina d: before 1830 census belive buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County, Charleston, Tennessee no stone left. fa: John GRAHAM. (2nd)Christina FITE d: between 1870-1880 census buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Bradley County, Charleston,Tennessee fa:Peter H. Fite Greene County, Tennessee.
Lewis has estate records 1873 Bradley county. Also a land dispute with his family after his death in 1875-76. From these records makes sense that Union Grove Cemetery started around 1830.

Children of Sallie Graham and Lewis are: (not proven all by records yet)

William Plesant b: 1809 in Greene co. Tennessee d: 1856 m: Lydice Ann Varnell d: 1857 in McMinn County, Children:
John F. abt. b: 1837 m: Elizabeth, Nelson abt. b: 1838, David Irby b: March 4, 1841 m: Sibbie Ann Hood, Elizabeth C. b: abt. 1843, Martha Margaret Ann b: June 4, 1844 m: Allen F. C. Alexander, Mary Jane b:abt 1846 m: William S. Hood,Zachariah Jacob b: January 1849 m: Sally Jane Adams, Ervin , William.

Edmond James b: April 29, 1808 Greene County, Tennessee d: June 29, 1868 Boaz, Christian County, Missouri m: Abigail Fraizer (sister to Kessiah Fraizer) abt. 1829 b: March 12,1812 Gulford, North Carolina d: July 6,1885 Missouri, Fraizer Cementary, Stone County, Missouri. Also have per court case, children: Harriett, James, Manerva, Lyddia, Rebecca, Abigale, Roseanna, James, Lovensee, John and Samuel Martin.

Johann b: abt 1809 d: Iowa m: John A.Thompson jr. m: September 5, 1829 McMinn Co. Tennessee. children: Margaret (idiot), Lousia J., Francis, Martha, Sarah, G W.

Prudence b: 1811 Greene Co. Tennessee m: abt. 1836 m: Issac Varnell children: Isaac Houston

Emeline b:abt 1813 m: Benjamine Johns

Thomas b: 1824 d: December 7,1859 m: Mahala

David Erby b: 1822 in Tennessee m: Mary Mason abt 1874 (per family) and both died of yellow fever in July 1852. They are buried in Bullard, Smith County , Texas in Jaybird Cemetery. Together have about 8 children: David Erby m: Clemintine Unknown. William Houston m: Louise, James, John and Lewis.

Daniel M.(sr.) b: Greene Co. Tennessee children with Kessiah Fraizer, Mary, John, Sarah (illiget)? havebnt found m: yet. Kessiah later m: moved away had lots more children.

Lewis Marion (jr) b: 1820 Greene Co. Tennessee m:1st Francis E. Hymes m: 2nd Malinda Unknown, children: Francis M, Rebecca, Sarah, Elizabeth, Benjamine, Nancy, Amanda, and Johann.

Nancy b: February 19,1822 in Greene County, Tennessee d: July 5,1893 Bradley Co. Tennessee m: December 9, abt.1841 ( Andrew Stevenson (also see T.A.Lawson link),

John b: 1825 (Bible records, 1826 headstone)(see above John Pearce)

Jane (Jeddie) b: abt 1813 Greene Co. Tennessee d: 1870 Webster, Hamilton Co. Iowa m: abt. 1831 to Samuel Martin. children: Sarah, William, John, Robert, Mary, Prudence, James K, Lewis P., Martha. (This info from court case of Lewis the fa: )

James b:abt 1827 Greene Co, Tennessee d: 1865 m: Mary E. Dugan divorced between 1865- 1870 She m: 2nd Joseph Triplett. children, Belle M V, Thomas Richard, John Grandville, William, Marinda, Robert D. , Abgail A. , Margaret , Elizabeth , James H. , Isabella , Mary , Amanda , Joriah, Nancy Ann, Sarah Jane .

Richard b:abt 1828 Greene Co. Tennessee (per court case)



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