Decendents of Abner Vance (Dau. Adina-Alena)


(1) Abner VANCE was born abt. 1753-63 Probably in North Carolina, Possibly Buncombe Co. His parents has not definately been proven. There has been some speculation as to his parents, one being Ephraim VAUSE (VANCE) and Theodosia HEWLINGS, but not proven by ant official documents or bible records.

In 1777 Abner VANCE and Matthew VANCE swore the Oath of Allegiance in Pittsylvania Co. Va. In 1777 a young man had to be 16 years of age before he could take the Oath, apparently Abner VANCE was born before 1761.

In 1779 Abner VANCE married Susannah HOWARD in Lebanon , Va. Russell Co. Susannah Was the Daughter of Abraham HOWARD and Jane (ALLEN). They made their home in Russell Co. Va. and this was where their children were born.

Children of Abner VANCE and Susannah HOWARD:

(2) John VANCE b. 1781

(2) Tabitha (Tabby) VANCE b. 1782

(2) William VANCE b. 1789

(2) Adina VANCE b. 1791

(2) Richard VANCE b. 1792

(2) James H. VANCE b. 1784

(2) Elizabeth VANCE b. 1794

(2) Abner VANCE Jr. b. 1796

(2) Millie "Mary" VANCE b. 1796

(2) Sarah VANCE b.1811

(2) Acenthia VANCE b.

(2) Minerva VANCE b. 1811

(2) Nancy VANCE b. 1794

(2) Elijah VANCE b. 1803

(2) Isabella VANCE b. 1815

__________________________________________________________________________ This line continues with Abner's daughter Alena VANCE. (Possibly Called Sena)

(2) Alena VANCE (Abner 1) was born 1791 in Va. She married Joseph DEMPSEY abt. 1826 in Logan Co. Va. Joseph DEMPSEY was born abt. 1799 in Logan Co. Va. He was the s/o John DEMPSEY and Rachel SOLOMON.

Note for Alena VANCE & Joseph DEMPSEY:

Alena's name may have been Adina, and or "Sena"? 1860 Logan Co. WVa. census-Joseph DEMPSEY and Alena VANCE were living in dwelling # 315. Joseph was 61 and Alena was 71.

Children of Alena VANCE and Joseph DEMPSEY:

(3) William Anderson DEMPSEY b. 1827

(3) Sophinony J. DEMPSEY b. 1832

(3) Sena Ann "Sarah" "Tena" DEMPSEY b. 1824

__________________________________________________________________________ (3) William Anderson DEMPSEY (Alena 2) (Abner 1) was born 1827.

__________________________________________________________________________ (3) Sophinony J. DEMPSEY (Alena 2) (Abner 1) was born 1832.

__________________________________________________________________________ (3) Sena Ann "Sarah" "Tena" DEMPSEY (Alena 2) (Abner 1) was born 1824. She married John S. BAISDEN

Children of Sena Ann "Sarah" "Tena" DEMPSEY and John S. BAISDEN:

(4) Anthony BAISDEN b.

__________________________________________________________________________ (4) Anthony BAISDEN (Sena Ann 3) (Alena 2) (Abner 1) was born. He married 1st: Unknown. He married 2nd: Grances HAGER.

Children of Anthony BAISDEN and Unknown:

Children of Anthony BAISDEN and Frances HAGER:

(5) Carrie Grace BAISDEN b.

__________________________________________________________________________ (5) Carrie Grace BAISDEN (Anthony 4) (Sena Ann 3) (Alena 2) (Abner 1) was born. She married Roman Harrison BURGESS.

Children of Carrie Grace BAISDEN and Roman Harrison BURGESS:

(6) Clifford BURGESS b.

__________________________________________________________________________ (6) Clifford BURGESS (Carrie Grace 5) (Anthony 4) (Sena Ann 3) (Alena 2) (Abner 1) was born. He married Patricia SMITH.

Children of Clifford BURGESS and Patricia SMITH:

(7) Hollye BURGESS b.

__________________________________________________________________________ (7) Hollye BURGESS (Clifford 6) (Carrie Grace 5) (Anthony 4) (Sena Ann 3) (Alena 2) (Abner 1) was born.



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