The Family of Nathaniel London

Contributed by Jack London


Nathaniel London
Born: Swan Creek, Wilkes, N.C.: 1806
Married: 23 Feb 1833
Died: Bef. 1866

Notes
Family relationships from 1860 Marshall Co. census and LONDON vs LONDON lawsuit, Tennessee Supreme Court, December term 1839. Nathaniel was Administrator for the estate of his uncle Amos London, Jr.  that was settled in Giles Co, Tn. Before final settlement, Nathan died and Alfred L London was made administrator of the estate in March 1866.


Wife:
Eleanor Nelly Wilson
Born: Tn.: 1814
Died: Tn : 1870

Notes
MCHQ Biographical Sketches of Early Marshall Co Families for Hiram WILSON, Vol. IV, Summer 1973, No 11, pg 61 states that Elanor (Nelly) WILSON married Nathan LONDON, son of Amos and MARY LONDON.  That Nathan was Amos’ son must be incorrect as Nathan is defined as John's son by way of his deposition in the LONDON vs LONDON case.


CHILDREN


Amos Leander London
Born: Marshall Co., Tn.: 1835

Notes
He was appointed Administrator to his father's estate at Marshall Co, Tn. on 24 July 1868. He is referred to as Alfred Leander London and not Amos Leander. On 14 Jan 1868 he posted a refunding bond at Giles Co. for his share of the estate of Amos London Jr. He purchased the rights to shares of the 404 acres of land from his father's estate in Dist. 11 of Marshall Co that belonged to his siblings, sold the land and left Marshall Co before the 1880 census. He is enumerated in 1880 at Hardin Co, Tn. where his is enumerated with Lillias and 4 children.


Paralee London
Born: 1837


John Amos London
Born: ,Marshall, Tn : 1839
Died: ,Marshall, Tn : 1862

Notes
He enlisted in the CSA on 14 Dec 1861 as a Private in Capt. Isaac Hill's Co., Tn. Volunteers. This unit later became Co E, 53rd Tennessee Regiment. He was on furlough from the Civil War when he died at home in 1862 – “The London Family” by Opal London Cox, pg 88.

Isaac Green London
Born: Marshall Co. Tn.: 1841
Died: 06 Sep 1863

Notes
"The London Family" by Opal London Cox, pg 92. He died of pneumonia in prison hospital during the Civil War.

Enoch Cantrell London
Born: Tn. : 03 Feb 1843
Died: ,Marshall, Tn. : 24 Dec 1914

Jeremiah M. London
Born: 1845


Joseph B. London
Born: 1847


Mariam London
Born: 1849


Sarah Tennessee London
Born: 1855


Minerva Ann London
Born: 1857

 

 

 

 

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