Sessions Family

This information concerns three generations of the Sessions family.
1780-1850

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks: *Generation # *.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Adoptions within a family are marked with a degree symbol (°).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.
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                               * Generation I *
   George R.
(child of unknown Sessions and unknown wife)

born: (about 1779) in SC
married:
Elizabeth Cornelia Simpson Robison (about 1805) in Washington County, GA
children: Wade Hampton [Mary Allen] [Ellen Marr McClennan], Frances Elizabeth, Narcissa [Sampson Lewis Lamkin], Sarah C. [William J. Scott], Lewellyn M. C. [Elizabeth Cornelia Jeffcoat], Samuel Robison [Naomi Johnson], Lewis (Lewe) McNeill [Mary _?_] [Sallie Cameron], Abner Mitchell Rutherford [Cornelia Antoinette Terrell] [Margaret _?_], Harriet Matilda [Joseph Lamphlier Dutton Jr], John Shinod [Jane D. Strickland], Romeo
died: (February 18, 1854) in Bradford County, FL
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 26-45) with his wife in Washington County, GA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 50-60) with his wife in Jefferson County, FL: on the 1840 census, he was (age 50-60) with his wife in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 71) with his wife in Leon County, FL; on the 1860 census, their son Abner Mitchell Rutherford (AMR) was (age 37) in Madison County, FL
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* Generation II *
   Wade Hampton
(children of George R. Sessions and Elizabeth Cornelia Simpson Robison)

born: (about 1806) in GA
married: (a) Mary Allen (about 1837) in GA
               (b) Ellen Marr McClennan (January 23 1856) in Madison County, FL
children: (a) Samuel Robison, Eliza, Jane,
Florida Celebes [Jacob Edward Sessions], Narcissa, Mary C. Elizabeth [Sylvanus J. Curry]
               (b) Sarah Cornelia, George Finley [Minnie Leggett], Mary Virginia [Rufus Dickinson Driggers], Sherrod, Agnes, Minnie Zingee [James Napoleon Johns], Sallie, Alexander, Vannah May [Reuben C. Crawford]
died: (December 2, 1888) in Bradford County, FL
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (age 10-16) with his parents in Washington County, GA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 20-30) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his wife in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 44) with his wife in Madison County, FL; on the 1860 census, he was (age 49) with his second wife in New River (now Bradford) County, FL; on the 1870 census, he was (age ) in _?_; on the 1880 census, he was (age 73) with his second wife in Bradford County, FL
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   Frances Elizabeth

born: (about 1810) in Washington County, GA
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census she was (under age 10) with her parents in Washington County, GA;
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   Narcissa

born: (January 6, 1812) in Washington County, GA
married: Sampson Lewis Lamkin (August 18, 1828) in Dooly County, GA
children: John Snead [Isabella Teunisson], George Sessions [Martha E. Lamkin], Elizabeth, Francis, Keziah [Barney Lewis], Thomas, Mary [Conerly], William James, Samuel Robison, Abner Louis, Tillman Sherod, Walter Fredrick [Elizabeth Humble Thomas] [Margaret Idella Powers], Ann, Susan Alice [John Wesley Thomas]
died: (August 21, 1895) in Pike County, MS
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, she was (under age 10) with her parents in Washington County, GA; on the 1830 census, she was (age 10-15) with her parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1840 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Harris County, GA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 38) with her husband in Pike County, MS; on the 1860 census, she was (age 48) with her husband in Pike County, MS; on the 1870 census, she was (age 58) with her husband in Pike County, MS; on the 1880 census, she was (age 68) a widow in Pike County, MS
note: Her husband was the son of Keziah Hart Snead and William Lamkin. He died (1875) in Harrisburg, GA.

   Lewellyn M. C.

born: (about 1814) in Washington County, GA
married: (a) Mary _?_ ( ) in
               (b) Elizabeth Cornelia Jeffcoat (May 2, 1850) in Leon County, FL
children: (a) George R. [Bethany Parthenia Morgan], Samuel T., Joseph M. W., John S., Lewellyn M. C. Jr [Emma Pert],
Abner Mitchell Rutherford [Martha Jane Mims], Edward Carrington, Ruth Ann C., Solomon S. [Mary _?_] [Nancy L. _?_], Frances E.,
               (b) Rinaldo R., Cornelia J. [William A. Pert], Joel P. [Susan E. Agnew], Sarah C., Mary C., Louisa J., Elizabeth, Lewellyn, Ellis R. [Mary Alice Williams]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Washington County, GA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 15-20) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 32) with his first wife in Madison County, FL; on the 1860 census, he was (age 44) with his second wife in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1870 census, he was (age 56) with his second wife in Orange County, FL
note: Elizabeth Cornelia Jeffcoat was the daughter of Louisa Riley and Joel Bolivar Jeffcoat

   Samuel Robison

born: (about 1816) in Washington County, GA
married: Naomi Ruth Johnson (May 29, 1842) in FL?
children: Amanda Elizabeth, Wilson Hampton [Ella Martin]
died: (January 29, 1871) in FL
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Washington County, GA; On the 1830 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 34) with his wife in Madison County, FL
note: His wife was the daughter of Elizabeth Echols and Jared Johnson. He served as a private in Company C, 4th regiment, Florida Infantry, CSA.

   Abner Mitchell Rutherford

born: (December 10, 1821) in Washington County, GA
married: (a) Cornelia Antoinette Terrell ( ) in GA
               (b) Margaret _?_ ( ) in FL
children: (a) David Shelton [Annie C. _?_], George Waddy, Martha E., Abner C.
               (b)
died: (November 25, 1899) in Madison County, FL
buried:
Oak Ridge Cemetery, Madison, Madison County, FL
census: On the 1820 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Washington County, GA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 27) with his first wife in Leon County, FL; on the 1860 census, he was (age 37) with his first wife in Madison County, FL; on the 1870 census, he was (age 48) with his first wife in Madison County, FL; on the 1880 census, he was (age 59) with his second wife in Madison County, FL; on the 1910 census, he was (age ___) with his son Abner Newton Sessions in Suwannee County, FL on the 1920 census, he was (age 82) with his son Abner Newton Sessions in Suwannee County, FL; on the 1930 census, he was (age 94) with his son Abner Newton Sessions in Suwannee County, FL
note: He was a physician according to the 1850 census.

   Harriet Matilda

born: (December 18, 1823) in Franklin County, GA
married: Joseph Lamphlier Dutton Jr ( ) in Dooly County, GA
children: Andrew Lea [Martha L. McMullen]
died: (September 27, 1845) in Aucilla, Jefferson County, FL
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, she was (age 5-10) with her parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, their son Andrew Lea was (age 5) with Mary and Andrew Jackson Lea, and her husband was (age 35) with his third wife in Madison County, FL; on the 1860 census, their son was (age 15) with Mary and Andrew Jackson Lea, and her husband was (age 44) with his third wife in Madison County, FL; on the 1870 census, their son was (age 25) with his wife in Hernando County, FL;
note: Her husband was born (October 4, 1816) in Philadelphia County, PA and died January 9, 1872) in Madison, Madison County, FL. He married (November 9, 1846) Mary C. A. Kirkpatrick, his third wife, in Madison County, FL. He is buried in
Oak Ridge Cemetery, Madison, Madison County, FL.

   John Shinod

born: (about 1826) in GA
married: Jane D. Strickland (about 1853) in FL?
children:
Andrew Romeo [Sarah E. Williams] [Annie L. _?_], Elizabeth [Francis S. Van Brunt]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 5-10) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1840 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 24) with his parents in Leon County, FL;
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   Romeo

born: (about 1829) in FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, he was (under age 5) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1840 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 21) with his parents in Leon County, FL:
note:

   Sarah C.

born: (about 1830) in
married: William J. Scott ( ) in FL
children: Leonidas Eldridge, Leon W., Louisana,
Virginia [James Madison McDonald Jr] [Granger], James
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 10-15) with her parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, she was (age 20) with her husband in Leon County, FL; on the 1860 census, she was (age 29) with her husband in Madison County, FL; on the 1870 census, she was (age ) in
note:

   Lewis McNeill

born: (September 4, 1835) in GA
married: (a) Mary _?_ ( ) in
               (b) Sallie Cameron ( ) in
children: (a)
               (b)
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
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* Generation III *
   Samuel Robison
(children of Wade Hampton Sessions and Mary Allen)

born: (about 1838) in Madison County, FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census he was (under age 5) with his parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, he was (age 12) with his parents in Madison County, FL; on the 1860 census, he was (age 22) in the household of Solomon Johnson in New River (now Bradford) County, FL;
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   Eliza

born: (about 1840) in Madison County, FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 5-10) with her parents in Jefferson County, FL; on the 1850 census, she was (age 10) with her parents in Madison County, FL;
note:

   Jane

born: (about 1842) in Madison County, FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 8) with her parents in Madison County, FL;
note:

   Florida Celebes

born: (November 7, 1846) in Madison County, FL
married: Jacob Edward Sessions (July 11, 1861) in Union County, GA
children:
Lillian Elizabeth [Walter Monroe Turner], Willetta E. [Willis Crawford Barclay], Jacob Edward Jr [Elizabeth Reed] [Phoebe Arnellar Perryman], Eva Mary [M. F. Dukes], Anna Marr [Thomas William Williams] [Merritt Wellington Smith]
died: (January 31, 1940) in Baker County, FL
buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Macclenny, Baker County, FL
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 10) with her parents in Madison County, FL; on the 1860 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in New River (now Bradford) County, FL; on the 1870 census, she was (age 24) with her husband in Bradford County, FL; on the 1880 census, she was (age 33) a widow in Baker County, FL
note: Her husband was a Methodist preacher. She was age 15 when they married and was his second or third wife. He moved from SC to FL about 1830-1840. He died (March 17, 1875) in Lake Butler, Union County, FL. He had children from his first marriage: Jeremiah [Rowena _?_] and Susan Valeria [Richard Wheeler Griffith]

   Narcissa

born: (about 1846) in Madison County, FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 4) with her parents in Madison County, FL; on the 1860 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in New River (now Bradford) County, FL; on the 1880 census, she was
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   Mary C. E. born: (about 1850) in Madison County, FL
married: Sylvanus J. Curry ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 7 months) with her parents in Madison County, FL; on the 1860 census, she was (age ) with her parents in New River (now Bradford) County, FL
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   Sarah Cornelia
(children of Wade Hampton Sessions and Ellen Marr McClennan)

born: ( ) in
married: ( ) in
children:
buried:
census:
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   George Finley

born: (November 2, 1857) in New River (now Bradford) County, FL
married: Minnie Lucretia Leggett (about 1879) in FL
children: Frances, Lydia, Estella [Phillips], Loca Jane [Peter Paul Savage], Charlie, Pearl Opal [Charles Floyd Tyson], Roberta
died: (July 17, 1941) in Osceola County, FL
buried:
Rose Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola County, FL
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 4) with his parents in New River (now Bradford) County, FL; on the 1880 census, he was (age 29) with his wife in Bradford County, FL; on the 1900 census, he was (age 42) with his wife in Bradford County, FL; on the 1910 census, he was (age 50) with his wife in Osceola County, FL; on the 1920 census, he was (age 62) with his wife in Osceola County, FL; on the 1930 census, he was (age 72) with his wife in Osceola County, FL
note: His wife was the daughter of Frances Thomas and Noah Leggett.

   Mary Virginia born: (January 8, 1859) in New River (now Bradford) County, FL
married: Rufus Dickinson Driggers (May 22, 1879) in FL
children: Beulah Benton, Eva Marr, Thomas Lee [Jeanette Bronson], Daisy Maude [Vining] [Moses Ray], Ellen Virginia, Marvin, Lillian Mary, Nora Olive
died: (April 4, 1941) in Orange County, FL
buried:
Rose Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola County, FL
census: On the 1860 census, she was (age 2) with her parents in New River (now Bradford) County, FL; on the 1880 census, she was (age 21) with her husband in her parents household in Bradford County, FL; on the 1900 census, she was (age 40) with her husband in Osceola County, FL; on the 1910 census, she was (age 51) with her husband in Osceola County, FL; on the 1920 census, she was (age 61) a widow in Osceola County, FL; on the 1930 census, she was (age 71) a widow with her sister Minnie Z. and brother-in-law James Napoleon Johns in Osceola County, FL; on the 1940 census, she was (age 81) a widow with her daughter Daisy M. Driggers Vining Ray in Orange County, FL
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   Sherrod born: (about 1860) in New River (now Bradford) County, FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1860 census, he was (age 8 months) with his parents in New River (now Bradford) County, FL;
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   Agnes born: (about 1867) in FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, she was (age 13) with her parents in Bradford County, FL;
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   Minnie Zingee born: (March 22 1871) in FL
married: James Napoleon Johns (about 1891) in FL
children: Robert H., John Bartley, Horace G., Pitt, George Lacey
died: (January 15, 1950) in Osceola County, FL
buried:
Rose Hill Cemetery Kissimmee, Osceola County, FL
census: On the 1880 census, she was (age 10) with her parents in Bradford County, FL; on the 1900 census, she was (age 30) with her husband in Bradford County, FL; on the 1910 census, she was (age 40) with her husband in Bradford County, FL; on the 1930 census, she was (age 60) with her husband in Osceola County, FL; on the 1940 census, she was (age 70) a widow in Osceola County, FL
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   Sallie born: (about 1874) in FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, she was (age 6) with her parents in Bradford County, FL;
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   Alexander born: (about 1875) in FL
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, he was (age 5) with his parents in Bradford County, FL;
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   Vannah May born: (May 1879) in FL
married: Reuben C. Crawford (1897) in Bradford County, FL
children: Stella, Marcus, Leon, Hiram, Willie Mae, Jasper W.
died: (1978) in FL
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, she was (age 2) with her parents in Bradford County, FL; on the 1900 census, she was (age 21) with her husband in Bradford County, FL; on the 1910 census, she was (age 29) with her husband in Hillsborough County, FL; on the 1920 census, she was (age 42) with her husband in Bradford County, FL; on the 1930 census, she was (age 51) with her husband in Hillsborough County, FL; on the 1940 census, she was (age 61) with her husband in Levy County, FL
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