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The Hughes Family History

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  • ID: I4973
  • Name: John William Needham
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 MAR 1799 in Randolph, NC 1
  • Death: 20 JUL 1854 in Rutherford, Gibson Co, TN
  • Burial: North Union Pres Cem
  • Occupation: Preacher & Sheriff.
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    • Note: One of the first settlers of Gibson Co. Cumberland Presbyterian preacher and landowner. Was first Sheriff of Gibson Co, Tn, serving from 1832-1842.
    • Note:
      From the Gibson Co, Tn will book:

      Bk A, pg 5, 6 JAN 1824, John W. Needham appointed Sheriff
      and posted a $5,000 bond.

      Bk A, pg 29, 30, 4 JUL 1825, Sheriff Needham to collect State taxes;
      posts a $1,000 bond.

      Needham posts Sheriff's Bond through 2 MAR 1830.


      Father: Lewis Wesley Needham b: ABT 1769 in Moore Co, NC
      Mother: Amey Roselle Tucker b: 4 SEP 1774 in NC

      Marriage 1 Nancy Ann Tucker b: 28 MAR 1807 in NC
      • Married: 15 MAY 1821 in Lawrence, Tn 1
      Children
      1. Has Children Franklin Needham b: 1825
      2. Has Children Martha Needham b: ABT 1834
      3. Has Children Susie Nancy Needham b: 1861

      Sources:
      1. Abbrev: Tim Boucher, Cordova, Tn
        Note:
        Tim Boucher, Cordova, Tn
      2. Abbrev: Photo from John A. Scruggs, via the Gibson Co, Tn web site.
        Note:
        Photo from John A. Scruggs, via the Gibson Co, Tn web site.