Name: John INGLE , Sr.
Given Name: John
Suffix: , Sr.
Birth: 10 Oct 1812 in SC
Death: 18 Jan 1887 in Sevier Co, TN
Burial: Zion Hill Cemetery, Sevier Co., TN
Union County, SC was organized in 1798.
Change Date: 11 Oct 2013 at 17:10:46
FILE: C:\Users\sfinchum\Photos\john ingle tombstone.jpg
Title: John Ingle tombstone
Searching Union Co., SC records: No INGLE in Index to Estate Papers in 1787-1900,
No INGLE in 1785-1913 Grantor or Grantee Indexes;
No INGLE in Grantee or Grantor Indexes to Deed Conveyances 1785-1913;
No INGLE in Index to Court of Equity (Direct Complaint) Papers 1802-1869;
No INGLE in Court of Comnmon Pleas: Direct Plantiff Index 1810-1840;
No INGLE in Index to Insolvent Debtors; Naturalization Papers; Old Writs and Declaration, etc.,
No INGLE in Index to General Sessions Papers, 1800-1912;
Union Co., SC Baptist Church Records: Lower FairForest Baptist Church: 1809-1925 (Searched 1832-1848-all surnames from neighbors 1840 Union Co., SC Census, many negros listed perhaps plantation area)-No matches;
Unity (Browns Creek Baptist Church) reviewed male and female enrollment list 1845-no INGLEs; Upper Fair Forest Baptist Church membership roll 1830 and Minutes from 1842 listed those who gave offerings-no INGLEs;
Putnam Baptist Church of Christ, 1804-1905 Transcribed records-Membership roll reflects 5 surnames of neighbors specifically Warwick HAZELWOOD for letter of dismissial is on page 134 in 1842 from the 1840 Census-dates ranges. (This church is in the Union District now located in Buffalo) Another membership roster is for 1847-Many surnames from 1840 Census-but no INGLE;
Hebron Baptist Church (formerly Tinker Creek) membership rolls are varied dates, but no INGLE. Padgett's Creek Baptist Church 1784-1955 Many memberships rolls viewed, but no surnames recognized.
Fairview Baptist Church (formerly Neals Creeks) 1843-1910 records actually begin 1865.
Gilead Baptist Church 1838-1953 Reading through the 1838-1845 minutes, no INGLEs;
Salem Baptist Church (formerly Cane Creek) 1835-1890 reading through the minutes 1835-1845, no INGLEs.
"John Ingle and his wife Sealie Ingle (she was full-blooded Cherokee) came to Sevier County sometime in 1840 from Union County, South Carolina. Their first child was my Great-Grandmother Louisa Jane Ingle (1835 or 1838). Her D.O.B. is in some dispute, but I choose to accept that on her grave marker as correct. They had three additional children that we know of...Sarah (1833), William (1835 ?) and James (1842). James is the only one we know of born in Tennessee. We know nothing of their day to day lives at this time." The quote above is from the email of Fred Wyrick.
There is a John Inglish in Abbeyville District, SC on the 1830 Census.
He is listed as 30-40, with a female 30-40 and 2 females under 5.
Our John is fairly certain to be the John INGLE listed 1840 SC Census lists:
John INGLE Union Co, page 202 10001-11001
1 male under 5 born 1835-1840 (William)
1 male 20-30 born 1810-1820 (John himself)
1 female under 5 born 1835-1840 (Sarah)
1 female 5-10 born 1830-1835 (Louisa Jane)
1 female 20-30 born 1810-1820 (Celia herself)
1843 Tax Rcd SC UNION INGLE JOHN Tax Roll
There are no INGLEs in the earlier Union Co., SC Census
There are other possiblities in 1840 of our John, but the Union County Census reflects the dates of his known children.
According to Cora Ingle Walker, they came to TN from NC driving their cattle over the Smoky Mountains.(Bits and Pieces of History about Smoky Mountain Foothills People: Ingle Families by Nora Harbin DeArmond 1990, Newsletter, Smoky Mountain Historical Society, Winter 1990, Vol XVI, No. 2, pg.98 Many photos of INGLE family. Large family group taken in 1910 of William INGLE family and friends.
According to family legend, this man married an Indian girl who had been abandoned and lived with them. (Marguerite Joyce Perdue Brown states that her mother and grandmother, Zora, told her of the Cherokee line being through her great, great grandfather.)
My grandfather, Fred Elmer INGLE, was one quarter Cherokee according to my grandmother. (Sherry Sorrells Finchum)
Our John is listed in Cocke Co Census of 1850, place of birth for both he and Celia is SC. John is listed as age 36 which would make birthyear: 1814 and Celia is listed as age 29 birthyear: 1821.
1850 Cocke Co., TN Census 155-709 :
INGLE John age 36 M SC Listed as a Laborer
Cecilia 29 F SC I
Jane 12 F SC
Sarah 11 F SC
William 9 M SC
James 7 M SC
Fanny 5 F SC
Rufus 2/12 M TN (Census taken about 9/30/1850)
SEVIER COUNTY MINUTE BOOK March 1856 To November 1858 ( The courthouse burned 24th March 1856)
It appearing to the court that John Ingle is improperly charged with a poll tax for the year 1858, it appearing to the court that he is over fifty years of age it is ordered by the court that he be released from said poll tax. (This may explain the change in age all of a sudden!)
The family is in Sevier Co in 1860, District 9-Boyd's Creek Area, Taken on 14 Jul 1860 #82-363:
John 61 b TN listed as a farmer
Caroline 43 b NC
Jane 21 listed as a weaver
Sarah 20 listed as a weaver (with ditto marks)
Wesley 2 (Jane's son)
Mary 4/12 ( Sarah's daughter)
There are no Cocke Co., TN Deeds available before Jun 1865. There is a Surveyor's Book for Aug 1865-1889. Tax Books do not begin until 1876.
He is listed beside Larkin MATHES who is age 50 also b in SC, with only the child age 4 listed as born in TN. The wife's name is Sarah, age 40 b in SC.
Sevier Co., TN Court Records 07-17-1866 State vs Ingle, John charge: Contempt
Several of the family members say he was from NC, but the Census records say SC. Family history is that he drove his cattle over the Smoky Mountains from NC. This is very likely true because the last SC record we have of the family is 1843. You must go through NC to get to TN where the family was in 1850!
Sevier Co., TN Court Records: 1865-14 7-19-1865 State Ingle, John Sale of Liquor
1870 Census of Sevier Co., TN, John listed as b in SC and Clia listed as SC again. John is listed here as age 71 which would indicate a birthyear of 1799. Clia is listed as age 70, which would mean birthyear: 1800. (I tend to believe the earlier Census and the tombstone dates!-Sherry S. Finchum)
1870 United States Federal Census
Name: John Ingle
Birth Year: abt 1799
Age in 1870: 71
Home in 1870: District 7, Sevier, Tennessee
Post Office: Fair Garden
John Ingle 71
Clia Ingle 70
Rufus Ingle 20
John Ingle 18
In the Sevier Co., TN Vital Statistics their son William lists his parents' birthplace as NC. He does list his father as John INGLE and his mother is listed as unknown. Caraline INGLE Hodges lists her father as John INGLE born in NC and her mother not given.
The 1880 Sevier County census listed William and Jane and their children Sarah -15, John -14, Celia 12, Nancy -10, Henry -10, Kyley -6, Martha -4, and Oliver -5/12.
John -85 and Celia -68 (who had cancer) had Sarah -43 living with them. John was only two houses away from William. On this census John lists his birthplace as TN and his parents both as Virginia. Celia and her parents were listed as being born in South Carolina. Sarah was also listed as being born in SC.
"According to their tombstones, Celia was deceased in 1879 prior to this 1880 census"-Sherry S. Finchum
The 1880 Sevier Co., TN Census states that his parents were born in VA.
1880 Sevier Co., TN Census (Taken on the 4 Jun 1880)
INGLE James 37, Martha 45, Lizzie 11, Sinie 9, Bumettie 7, Unites 4, Charlie 19/30 (471) John 26, Sarah 22, Henry 3, Nancy 1 (471) John 85, Celia 68, Sarah 43 (441)
John INGLE Self M Male W 85 TN Works On Farm VA VA
Celia INGLE Wife M Female W 68 SC SC SC
Sarah INGLE Dau S Female W 43 SC House Keeping TN SC
Census Place Cusicks Cross Roads, Sevier, Tennessee
Family History Library Film 1255278
NA Film Number T9-1278
1880 United States Federal Census
Name: John Ingle
Birth Year: abt 1795
Home in 1880: Cusicks Cross Roads, Sevier, Tennessee
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Celia Ingle
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Works On Farm
John Ingle 85
Celia Ingle 68
Sarah Ingle 43
William 44, Jane 35, Sarah 15, John 14, Celia 12, Nancy 10, Henry 8, Kyley 6, Martha 4, Oliver 5/12 (441)
His dates are from his tombstone in Zion Hill Cemetery. The tombstone was evidently erected at his death several years after Celia had died because her date of death is listed on tombstone as 1879, but she was still alive in the 1880 Sevier Co., TN Census.
1870's & 1880's Member Memorials given at Zion Hill Baptist Church:
C. G. Baker
Thomas Boyd Baker
James S. Evans
Mary E. Evans
James A. Huff
Tennessee, Find A Grave Index, 1777-2012
Name: John Ingle
Birth Date: 10 Oct 1812
Age at Death: 74
Death Date: 18 Jan 1887
Burial Place: Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
I have received a note from Linda Ingle Stewart of her great-grandfather: John Franklin INGLE from Sevierville, TN who migrated with his wife, Mary Rebecca Monet (MONETT/E) to Parker Co., TX. Still waiting for an answer.
Father: INGLE b: ABT 1787 in VA
Mother: Unknown b: in VA
Caroline Celia or Selay b: 23 Jan 1820 in SC
- Louisa Jane INGLE b: 17 Jul 1835 in Union Co., SC
- Sarah INGLE b: ABT May 1839 in Union Co., SC
- William M. INGLE b: 6 Apr 1840 in Union Co., SC
- James "Jim" INGLE b: 11 Mar 1842 in Union Co., SC
- Frances Caroline (Fanny) INGLE b: 30 May 1844 in Union Co., SC
- Rufus INGLE b: Jul 1850 in Cocke Co., TN
- John INGLE , Jr. b: Nov 1854 in TN