Family Record of the (first or elder) Bedford Endsley Family

 

 

Bedford Endsley                                               Martha L(eeper) Dysart

Birth date:   13 Jan 1815                                         Birth date:  3 Dec 1816

Birth place:  Stokes County, N. C.                         Birth place:  Bedford County, TN

Death date:  3 June 1895                                         Death Date:  8 Feb 1901

Burial place:  Round Hill Cemetery                       Burial place:  Round Hill Cemetery

                        Belfast, Marshall Co., TN


 

Bedford Endsley & Martha L. Dysart

WERE MARRIED 20 June 1842

in Marshall County, Tennessee


Children

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1.  M.  John Francis Endsley    23 Sep 1847-28 Sep 1923     m. Sarah Adney Coffey

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2.  F.   Mary Elrena Endsley    23 Apr 1854-24 Jul 1885      m.  Thomas Bunyon Leonard

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Parents of Bedford Endsley:                                            Parents of Martha L. Dysart:

   Father:  John Endsley                                                      Father:  Francis (Frank) Dysart

   Mother: Mary Blair                                                         Mother:  Mary (Blair) Woods

 


 

Sources:  Bedford Endsley's birth, marriage and death dates and Martha's death date

                 are taken from the John Endsley family Bible Record.  Mary L. Dysart's

                 identity and the identity of her parents and her birth date are taken from

                 the Francis Harper Woods family Bible Record and the family register of

                 John Dysart which shows Francis Dysart to be his son who m. Mary B.

                 Woods and Mary B. (Woods) Dysart's will which shows that she was the

                  Mother of Martha L. (Dysart) Endsley. 

               

                 The Endsley and Woods family Bible records were transcribed by mem-

                  bers of the Marshall County Historical Society and reported in

                  MARSHALL COUNTY TENNESSEE BIBLE RECORDS by Carolyn

                  McAdams; Edited by Helen Crawford Marsh, Published by Marshall

]                 County Historical Society, Lewisburg, Tennessee, 1981.

                

                  A record of the transcription of the John Dysart family Bible record

                  Is in REVOLUTIONARY WAR  PATRIOTS of MARSHALL COUNTY,

                  TENNESSEE , an American Bicentennial Publication of Robert

                  Lewis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution compiled

                  and copyrighted by Jane Wallace Alford, 1976.

                

                  Mary B. (Woods) Dysart's will is recorded in Marshall County Will Book

                   B, pages 396 & 397.

                 

                  The burial location of Bedford Endsley, his wife, and both children is

                   Reported on page 176, CEMETERY RECORDS of MARSHALL

                   COUNTY TENNESSEE by Timothy R. & Helen C. Marsh and Ralph

                   D. Whitesell, copyright 1981 by Marsh Historical Publications.

                 

                   I've seen the tombstones.  They were faintly legible in 2000 but did not

                   look like they would be "readable" much longer.   Mary E.  Leonard's

                   tombstone was broken into pieces  and piled up on 17 Nov. 2004.             


 

 Submitted by Dick Wood, December 2004


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