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Descendants of Sylvester Prophet

Third Generation


11. Sylvester Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born on 18 Apr 1758 in , Goochland County, Virginia. He died on 26 Aug 1872 in , Wilkes County , North Carolina, USA.

Sylvester married (1) Nancy Anne Tompkins on 28 Aug 1782 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina. Nancy was born in 1769 in , Rowan County, North Carolina. She died in 1811/1814 in Camp Branch, Clay County, Kentucky, USA.

They had the following children:

+ 51 F i Susannah B. Proffitt was born in 1784. She died in 1847.
+ 52 F ii Nancy Proffitt was born in 1785.
+ 53 F iii Mary Proffitt was born in 1789. She died after 1870.
+ 54 M iv Jeremiah Proffitt was born in 1791. He died before 1870.
+ 55 M v Joseph Proffitt was born on 27 Apr 1793. He died on 1 Jan 1867.
+ 56 F vi Elizabeth Proffitt was born about 1795. She died after 1828.
  57 F vii Phoebe Proffitt was born in 1798 in , Carter County, Tennessee, USA.
        Phoebe married William Howell on 4 Nov 1814. William was born about 1798.
+ 58 F viii Sarah Elizabeth Proffitt was born on 18 Jun 1800. She died on 26 Jan 1887.
+ 59 M ix Stephen Suel Proffitt was born on 17 Jul 1806. He died on 18 Dec 1877.
+ 60 F x Rebecca Proffitt was born on 15 Apr 1810. She died about 1845.

Sylvester married (2) Sarah Dixon. Sarah was born about 1758.

12. William Morgan Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born on 8 Jul 1759 in , Goochland County, Virginia. He died on 16 Dec 1823 in Lewis Fork, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA.

William married (1) Unknown before 1780. Unknown was born about 1759. She died after 1780.

They had the following children:

  61 M i Pleasant Proffitt was born about 1780. He died Unknown.
        Pleasant married Polly Hix. Polly was born about 1780. She died Unknown.

William married (2) Elizabeth Elmore on 10 Jan 1783 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. Elizabeth was born on 20 Jun 1761 in , Goochland County, Virginia. She died on 10 Jan 1862 in Lewis Fork, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA.

They had the following children:

+ 62 F ii Elizabeth Proffitt was born on 1 Aug 1784. She died in 1863.
  63 F iii Susannah Proffitt was born on 20 Nov 1786 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. She died Unknown.
+ 64 M iv Thomas Proffitt was born on 20 Apr 1789. He died in Aug 1826.
+ 65 F v Mary Rhoda Proffitt was born on 10 Sep 1791. She died in 1887.
+ 66 M vi James Arrington Proffitt was born on 12 Mar 1794. He died on 9 Sep 1885.
+ 67 M vii John Proffitt was born on 9 May 1796. He died on 21 Oct 1870.
+ 68 F viii Nancy Elizabeth Proffitt was born on 19 Aug 1798. She died about 1850.
+ 69 M ix William Morgan Proffitt was born on 4 Jun 1803. He died on 21 Apr 1888.
+ 70 F x Rebecca Caroline Proffitt was born in 1809. She died about 1880.
+ 71 M xi Thornton Proffitt was born on 15 Aug 1813. He died on 12 Aug 1889.

William married (3) Mary Wilkey.

They had the following children:

  72 M xii David Wilkey was born in 1794.

13. Julian Pleasant Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born in 1760 in , Goochland County, Virginia. He died on 8 Aug 1818 in , Madison County, Kentucky, USA.

Julian married Mary Martin on 19 Dec 1792 in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, USA. Mary was born on 9 May 1762 in , Albemarle County, Virginia, USA. She died in 1829 in , Chariton County, Missouri, USA.

They had the following children:

+ 73 M i John Proffitt was born in 1793. He died in 1838/1839.
  74 F ii Maria Proffitt was born on 12 Mar 1794 in , Clark County, Kentucky, USA.
        Maria married William Hamilton on 1 Dec 1831 in , Chariton County, Missouri, USA. William was born in 1785 in , Madison County, Kentucky, USA. He died after 1860 in Clinton, Henry County, Missouri, USA.
+ 75 M iii James Proffitt was born on 28 Aug 1795. He died on 29 Mar 1865.
+ 76 M iv Joseph David Proffitt was born about 1799. He died in 1844.
  77 F v Nancy Proffitt was born about 1801 in , Clark County, Kentucky, USA. She died before 1840.
        Nancy married James Barnes on 3 Oct 1824 in Howard County, Missouri. James was born about 1801.
+ 78 F vi Sarah Proffitt was born on 4 Jun 1803. She died on 21 Oct 1854.
  79 F vii Lucinda R. Proffitt was born on 15 Mar 1805 in , Clark County, Kentucky, USA. She died on 2 May 1869 in Brownsville, Linn County, Oregon, USA.
        Lucinda married William McHargue on 22 Mar 1832 in , Chariton County, Missouri, USA. William was born on 17 Oct 1804 in , Iredell County, North Carolina, USA. He died on 22 Dec 1875 in , Linn County, Oregon, USA.
+ 80 M viii Robert M. Proffitt was born in 1812.
+ 81 F ix Elizabeth Proffitt was born in 1815. She died on 16 Jun 1887.

14. John Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born in 1762 in , , North Carolina. He died about 1834 in , Carter County, Tennessee, USA.

John married Phoebe Mary Webb about 1793 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. Phoebe was born in 1769 in , , New Jersey. She died on 24 Nov 1850.

They had the following children:

+ 82 M i Pleasant James Proffitt was born in 1794. He died on 26 Jul 1863.
+ 83 M ii Turner Calvin Proffitt was born on 19 Aug 1796. He died on 13 Apr 1862.
+ 84 M iii Jackson Proffitt was born about 1802.
  85 F iv Phoebe Proffitt was born on 27 May 1806 in Carter County, Tennessee. She died on 8 Feb 1883 in Polk County, Missouri.
        Phoebe married William Boren on 10 Jan 1824 in Carter County, Tennessee. William was born estimated 1779/1806. He died estimated 1829/1893.
  86 F v Margaret Proffitt was born on 10 Feb 1810 in Carter County, Tennessee. She died on 16 Jan 1863 in Polk County, Missouri.
        Margaret married Armstead Cooper on 15 Mar 1829 in Carter County, Tennessee. Armstead was born estimated 1784/1810. He died estimated 1834/1898.

16. James Wesley Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born on 26 Jan 1768 in , Goochland County, Virginia. He was christened on 1 Apr 1768 in , Halifax County, Virginia, USA. He died on 29 Nov 1846 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. He was buried in Elk Shoales, Yancey County, North Carolina, USA.

James married Mary Clawson about 1792 in , Goochland County, Virginia, USA. Mary was born on 19 Sep 1774 in , Halifax County, Virginia. She died on 22 Nov 1850 in Elk Shoales, Yancey County, North Carolina, USA. She was buried in Elk Shoales, Yancey County, North Carolina, USA.

They had the following children:

+ 87 F i Martha Proffitt was born on 17 Nov 1792. She died on 18 Aug 1849.
  88 F ii Nancy Proffitt was born about 1793.
        Nancy married William Jones Long on 21 Jul 1813 in Madison County, Kentucky. William was born about 1793.
  89 F iii Gilly Proffitt was born about 1794. She died Unknown.
        Gilly married John Kidwell in Mar 1804 in Madison County, Kentucky. John was born about 1794. He died Unknown.
+ 90 M iv William M. Proffitt was born about 1796. He died in 1872.
  91 M v Anderson Proffitt was born about 1797 in North Carolina. He died Unknown.
        Anderson married Polly Oxford. Polly was born about 1797. She died Unknown.
  92 F vi Julia Proffitt was born about 1798. She died Unknown.
        Julia married Joel Long on 12 Aug 1812 in Madison County, Kentucky. Joel was born about 1798. He died Unknown.
+ 93 M vii Samuel E. Proffitt was born on 13 Feb 1800. He died on 29 Nov 1876.
+ 94 M viii John Wesley Proffitt was born about 1802. He died about 1848.
+ 95 M ix David Proffitt was born on 11 Oct 1808. He died on 2 Feb 1892.
+ 96 M x Benajah Proffitt was born in 1794. He died in 1862.

20. Lydia P. Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born in 1782 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. She died in 1840.

Lydia married Joshua Souther on 7 Sep 1801 in , , North Carolina, USA. Joshua was born in 1779 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. He died in 1850 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA.

They had the following children:

+ 97 M i Joshua Souther was born about 1807. He died on 28 Apr 1853.

21. Samuel E. Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born in 1784 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. He died after 1840 in , Johnson County, Tennessee, USA.

Samuel married Lucy Shumate on 31 Aug 1805 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. Lucy was born in 1791/1792 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA.

They had the following children:

  98 F i Elizabeth Proffitt.
  99 M ii David Proffitt was born in 1806 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA.
+ 100 M iii John Proffitt was born in 1808. He died in May 1880.
  101 F iv Malinda Jane Proffitt.
+ 102 M v Joshua Proffitt was born in 1818.
  103 M vi Thomas Proffitt.
  104 M vii William Hiram Proffitt.
  105 F viii Susannah Proffitt.
  106 M ix Fielding Proffitt.

23. Mary Elizabeth Proffitt (John Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born in 1788 in , Goochland County, Virginia, USA.

Mary married Coleman G. Ferguson on 3 Nov 1811 in , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. Coleman was born in 1780 in , Goochland County, Virginia. He died in Aug 1864 in Holly Springs, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA. He was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, , Cherokee County, Georgia, CSA.

They had the following children:

  107 F i Talatha Ferguson was born in 1811 in Wilkes County, NC. She died after 1884.
        Talatha married John S. Pool. John was born in 1809 in South Carolina.
  108 F ii Susan Ferguson was born about 1812 in Wilkes County, North Carolina.
+ 109 M iii John Luther Ferguson was born on 6 Nov 1814. He died on 5 Dec 1904.
+ 110 F iv Sarah Ferguson was born in 1816. She died in 1871.
+ 111 M v James Quiller Ferguson was born on 6 Mar 1824. He died on 12 Jan 1908.

24. John Proffitt (David Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born on 9 Jul 1760 in , Washington District, North Carolina. He died in 1840 in , Nelson County, Virginia, USA.

John married (1) Margaret Welch on 29 Apr 1785 in , Amherst County, Virginia, USA. Margaret was born about 1756 in , , Virginia. She died in 1788 in , Amherst County, Virginia, USA.

They had the following children:

  112 M i David Proffitt was born in 1780 in , Amherst County, Virginia. He died estimated 1781/1870 in <, Amherst County, Virginia>.
+ 113 M ii Obadiah W. Proffitt was born on 6 Mar 1785. He died on 26 Apr 1877.

John married (2) Mary Hopper on 4 Nov 1788 in , Amherst County, Virginia, USA. Mary was born about 1764 in , Amherst County, Virginia. She died estimated 1810/1867.

They had the following children:

  114 M iii John Proffitt was born about 1788 in , Amherst County, Virginia, USA.
+ 115 M iv Lewis Proffitt was born about 1789. He died estimated 1852/1878.
  116 F v Nancy Proffitt was born in 1800 in Nelson County, Virginia. She died estimated 1801/1894.
  117 F vi Susan Proffitt was born in 1802 in , Amherst County, Virginia, USA.
  118 M vii James Proffitt was born in 1803 in Nelson County, Virginia. He died estimated 1804/1893.
+ 119 M viii Robert Proffitt was born about 1806. He died estimated 1858/1898.
  120 M ix Samuel Proffitt was born in 1808 in Nelson County, Virginia. He died estimated 1809/1898.
  121 F x Matilda Proffitt was born in 1810. She died Unknown.

25. Mary Proffitt (David Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born about 1765.

Mary married Cameron.

They had the following children:

  122 F i Elizabeth Cameron was born about 1802 in Henrico County, Virginia. She died Unknown.
        Elizabeth married James Rippetol. James was born about 1802. He died Unknown.

26. Sally Proffitt (David Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born about 1766 in , Albemarle County, Virginia.

Sally married William Joslin. William was born about 1756 in , Albemarle County, Virginia.

They had the following children:

  123 F i Joslin.
  124 F ii Nancy Joslin was born about 1772. She died in Y.
  125 F iii Jane Joslin was born about 1776. She died in Y.
  126 F iv Sarah Joslin was born about 1790. She died in Y.

27. David Proffitt (David Proffitt , Sylvester ) was born about 1768 in , Amherst County, Virginia. He died in 1830/1840 in , Jackson County, Missouri, USA.

David married Sarah Robertson. Sarah was born about 1770 in , Henrico County, Virginia. She died in , Van Buren County, Missouri, USA.

They had the following children:

+ 127 M i Robert R. Proffitt was born in 1788. He died in 1869.
+ 128 M ii William Proffitt was born about 1790. He died in 1844.
  129 F iii Malinda Proffitt was born about 1792 in Amherst County, Virginia. She died estimated 1817/1886.
        Malinda married Benjamin White. Benjamin was born estimated 1766/1792. He died estimated 1816/1880.
  130 F iv Perline Proffitt was born about 1795 in Amherst County, Virginia. She died Unknown.
        Perline married David M. Black on 14 Feb 1818 in Greene County, Tennessee. David was born estimated 1773/1799. He died estimated 1823/1886.
  131 F v Pauline Proffitt was born in 1798. She died estimated 1824/1892.
+ 132 M vi David Smith Proffitt was born on 19 Nov 1800. He died on 20 Jul 1849.
+ 133 F vii Susan Proffitt was born in 1802. She died estimated 1835/1896.

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