Saturday, November 06, 2010

John Yancey & Elizabeth Cosby Yancey.

Here is some information that may be of some help for those looking into this family line.

John Yancey.

Birth: abt 1755, LOUISA CO., VA.
Death: abt 1799, LOUISA CO., VA.
Wife: ELIZABETH COSBY, married, Abt. 1775?, LOUISA CO., VA.


Jane Cosby Yancey, born, 21 Oct 1778 LOUISA CO., VA., .death, 22 Apr 1860 SUMNER CO., TN., husband SKELTON SMITH, married, 21 Nov 1799 LOUISA CO., VA.

Mary Yancey.
Birth: ABT 1780 ? LOUISA CO., VA., husband, JOHN W FRANKLIN, married, 17 Oct 1828 SUMNER CO., TN.

Library of Congress.

FEBRUARY 16, 1861.
For the relief of the children of Elizabeth Yancey, widow of John Yancey.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, arid he is hereby, directed to pay to Jane C. Smith and Mary Franklin, heirs of Elizabeth Yancey, the amount of pension to which she would have been entitled, at the rate of eighty dollars per annum, from the eleventh of December, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, to the nineteenth of December, eighteen hundred and forty-eight.
Passed the House of Representatives February 16, 1861.
Attest: J. W. FORNEY, Clerk.

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