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Descendants of John B. Fondren

John B. Fondren was born 1781 in NC, and died Aft 1850 in Dallas Co. TX. He married Kezie Roberts April 26, 1803 in Rutherford Co. NC, daughter of Morriss Roberts and unknown wife.

Children of John and Kezie Fondren are:

Amaretta Fondren was born Abt 1817 in Rutherford Co. NC, and died Abt 1870 in Calhoun Co. MS. She married Ezekiel Henderson Hardin 1839 in Tuscaloosa Co. AL, son of Jacob Hardin and Anna Beason.

Children of Ezekiel and Amaretta Hardin are:

Miranda Fondren was born February 29, 1820 in Rutherford Co. NC, and died December 29, 1904 in Calhoun Co. MS. She married Austin Horace Martin Abt 1840, son of William Martin and Hannah Irvin. After Austin died, Miranda had children with Jonathan Hardin whose wife had become mentally ill.

Children of Austin and Miranda Martin are:

Children of Miranda (Fondren) Martin and Jonathan Hardin are: Nimrod L. Fondren was born March 14, 1823 in Rutherford Co. NC, and died April 02, 1917 in Parker Co. TX. He married Cinthia J. Kinney 1848 in Chickasaw Co. MS.

Child of Nimrod Fondren and Cinthia Kinney is:

loose notes:

Craven County Book S4, Pages 198-200, December 25, 1772: John Fondren of Craven Co. SC, to John Dover of same, for 200 Pounds "south money," all that plantation grant of land on east side of Broad River on both sides of the High Sole, a branch of Kings Creek adjacent line of James Fannings late survey, 300 acres, near Stephen Philips path. John Fondren (LS), Wit: William Britton, Jacob Gardner. Proved in Craven Co. by the oath of Jacob Gardner before John Brown, January 2, 1773. Recorded July 29, 1775.

Rutherford Co. Wills & Misc. Records 1783-1868: p. 131, June 9, 1830, Abel Hardin, wife Margaret, negro woman named Sarah & her four children, Edward, Nelson, Selah & Charlotte. To my two sons: Dial & Davis Hardin, 160 acres, exec. Zachariah Earles, Wit: J. Foudron (John Fondren), jurat. William Roberts.

July 1789 Court case: Frances Adams Esq. against John Fondren. Find for plaintiff L.50 w/costs of suit.

Who is Howard Fondren b. 1808 SC d. 1898 m. Sarah Wherthy b. 1810 SC son: William Verge Fondren

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