Notes for Joseph VANN


May have had a different mother than Elizabeth Thornton.
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Notes for Joseph "Rich Joe" VANN


Joseph Vann "Rich Joe" was killed when a steamship he owned blew up duri ng a
race on the Ohio River.
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Notes for Joseph "Teautle" VANN


"Joseph Vann, whose Cherokee name was Teaultle, was born on February 11, 1 798,
He was a member of the constitutional convention 1827 from Highto we r
district, and that of 1839. He was president of the Senate from 18 41 to 1843
. Elected Assistand Chief in 1839 and 1859. He died May 3 187 7, (Starr, pp.
46 7-68)."Joseph Vann, whose Cherokee name was Teaultle, w as born on February
11, 1798, He was a member of the constitutional conven tion 1827 from
Hightower district, and that of 1839. He was president of t he Senate from
1841 to 1843. Elected Assistand Chief in 1839 and 185 9. He died May 3 1877,
(Starr, pp. 467-68).
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Notes for Martha Elizabeth VANN


1880 Census [CN]: Cooweescoowee Dist. #1816 as Martha Mayes
Dawes roll: card# 2704, roll# 23498 as Martha E Mayes
Guion Miller roll: Pryor Creek, OK, ap# 4035, roll# 18609 as Martha E Maye s,
Blood: 1/8 Cherokee
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Notes for Mason M. VANN


In 1836 he served with the Army of the Republic of Texas against Santa Ana 's
Mexican troops.
Received Bounty Warrant 18 for 320 acres from S War on 3 Nov 1837 for serv ice
from 1 July to 6 Oct 1836. Two surveys, 51 acres in Shelby County ap td to him
on 1 and 2 June 1853. 1595-96 Vol 6 Absts
755-56 GLO Shelby Bty 31.

Another source tells of his death in 1860 in Nacogdoches, Texas.
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Notes for Mason M. VANN


Per: Patricia Mills , Charles MacCawthon Database
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2138324&id=I 10
8855534
NOTE: According to Joan Copeland, both Mason Vann and his wife, Sophia McM
illen died of scarlet fever about 1860. This would explain why their child
ren: James Mason, Ann, and Nancy Vann were listed on the 1860 Nacogdoch es
County Census living with William and Rebecca McMillen and his famil y. The
records indicate that the family were in Texas prior to 1836.

Note: Shelby County Texas Land Certificates:
Survey: Mason M. Vann; blk grantee, Mason M. Vann, abstract #751
Survey: Mason M. Vann; blk grantee, Mason Vann, abstract #756
Survey: Mason M. Vann; blk grantee, Mason M. Vann, abstract #752
Survey: Mason M. Vann; blk grantee, M.V., abstract #755
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Notes for Sarah VANN


May have had a different mother than Elizabeth Thornton.
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