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Website Update – Jemima Corel McGlothlin

This is so exciting to have found so many descendants of Jemima. When I first started this venture in 2007, there was so very little that I knew about Jemima’s children.  Most of the research on Henry H., William, and Shadrack has been done by Bobby Dobbins Title (descendant of Nancy Maryland Corel) and shared on her blog, Immortal Nobodies.

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David Spence

David Spence was the youngest child of John Spence and Martha Jane McGlothlin, born June 4, 1867 in Lawrence County, Kentucky1. On September 3, 1890 he married Martha Vaughn2.  In 1900 David listed his occupation as a coal miner on the 1900 census in Pear Orchard, Lawrence, Kentucky3.  David and Martha had 4 children before his death on July 25, 1906[1. Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012), Ancestry.com,

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  1.  Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for David Spence. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?adb=FindAGraveUS&h=111808642&indiv=try> (accessed 5/5/2017)
  2.  Ancestry.com, Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965 (Lehi, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for David Spence. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FSMarriageKentucky&h=2252948&indiv=try> (accessed 5/4/2017)
  3. Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623,), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pear Orchard, Lawrence, Kentucky; Roll: 537; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0076; FHL microfilm: 1240537. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=23300412&indiv=try> (accessed 12/22/2016)

Charles Johnson Spence

Charles Johnson Spence was the second child of Martha Jane McGlothlin and John Spence, born August 15, 1857 in Rockcastle, Lawrence County, Kentucky1.  He married Viola Hinkle on August 15, 18852.  Johnson died August 9, 1907, in Henderson, Kentucky3.

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  1. Ancestry.com. Kentucky Birth Records, 1852-1910 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Kentucky. Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records – Microfilm (1852-1910). Microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=kybirths&h=396458&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 5/4/2009)
  2.  Ancestry.com, Kentucky, County Marriages, 1783-1965 (Lehi, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for Johnson Spence. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FSMarriageKentucky&h=1506592&indiv=try> (accessed April 30, 2017)
  3. Rootsweb. Spence-Bluford List Archives. Archiver > SPENCE-BLUFORD > 2005-01 > 1105596852, looking for descendants for DNA testing, brenda guertin <guertins@earthlink.net>. <http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SPENCE-BLUFORD/2005-01/1105596852> (accessed November 29, 2013)

Henry Jefferson Spence

Henry Jefferson “Jeff” Spence was the first child born to Martha Jane McGlothlin and John Spence.  He was born September 14, 1856 in Lawrence County, Kentucky1.  In 1884 he married Mary Anna “Annie” Ratliff2. Mary Anna Ratliff was born to Louvina Hunt and Robert Ratliff (son of Mary Jane McGlothlin) in 1869 in Virginia3.   In 1885 the couple was living with Annie’s parents4. Jeff and Annie had nine children.

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  1. Ancestry.com. Kentucky Birth Records, 1852-1910 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Kentucky. Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records – Microfilm (1852-1910). Microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=kybirths&h=395944&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 5/4/2009)
  2.  Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623,), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pittsburg Ward 4, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District:. Birth date: Apr 1868; Birth place: Kentucky; Marriage date: 1884; Marriage place: ; Residence date: 1900; Residence place: Pittsburg City, Crawford, Kansas. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=16606914&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)
  3. Ancestry.com, Web: Kansas, Find A Grave Index, 1854-2011 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data – Find A Grave. Find A Grave. https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100228540: Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. accessed (23 February 2012)
  4. Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Birth date: abt 1861; Birth place: Kentucky; Residence date: 1 Mar 1885; Residence place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ksstatecen&h=193611&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)

Martha Jane McGlothlin

Martha Jane McGlothlin is the third child of Jemima Corel and David McGlothlin.  She was born about 1841 in Tazewell County, Virginia.  Martha Jane travelled with her parents and extended family to Jackson County, Missouri.  After her mother died, Martha Jane moved back to Johnson County, Kentucky with her father and siblings.

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McGlothlin Family

David and Robert Emmitt McGlothlin may or may not be connected to John McLaughlin and Judith Leathers, but so much research has been done in an attempt to prove or disprove a connection, which I am unable to do either, I thought it might be beneficial for some if I posted the information I had found.

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