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  • Name Sergent, Nancy 
    Birth 1 Oct 1833  Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 22 Oct 1918  Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I108  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2005 

    Father Sergent, David S.,   b. 16 Oct 1807, Caswell, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Apr 1897, Knott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Morgan, Christena,   b. 23 Feb 1811, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Aug 1902, Knott, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 91 years) 
    Marriage 31 May 1829  Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Middleton, David P,   b. 1834, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Feb 1869, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1855  Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Middleton, Mary,   b. 15 Nov 1856, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Sep 1919 (Age 62 years)
    +2. Middleton, Sarah,   b. Abt 1857, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Jun 1930, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 73 years)
    +3. Middleton, Elizabeth,   b. 16 Mar 1860, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Jul 1938, Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)
     4. Middleton, John M.,   b. 21 Mar 1862, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Dec 1932, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    +5. Middleton, Manerva,   b. 1868, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 12 Sep 1889, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 21 years)
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2024 

    Family 2 Franklin, Bird S. V.,   b. 29 Dec 1806, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Jun 1890, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years)  [1
    Marriage 22 Aug 1878  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The Minister's Return to County Clerk stated that the marriage was solemnized at the home of Jack (Andrew Jackson) Franklin, Crafts Colly. The license certificate did not contain any biographical information on either the bride or groom.


    Tnsfr 21 Jan 1881  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "75 acres more or less... on the Lick rock branch" of Crafts Colly 
    • Deed Recorded in DeedBook F, pp. 586-587
    Tnsfr 13 Feb 1889  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a tract of land "on the Licken Rock branch of Colly Creek" 
    • Deed Recorded in DeedBook J, pp. 456-457
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Oct 1833 - Harlan, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Abt 1855 - Harlan, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 22 Aug 1878 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTnsfr - "75 acres more or less... on the Lick rock branch" of Crafts Colly - 21 Jan 1881 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTnsfr - a tract of land "on the Licken Rock branch of Colly Creek" - 13 Feb 1889 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 22 Oct 1918 - Harlan, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Populated Place Township Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Documents
    Deed, Bird Franklin to John Middleton
    Deed, Bird Franklin to John Middleton
    Deed from Bird Franklin and Nancy Franklin, wife, to John Middleton
    Deed, Bird Franklin to Jesse A. Adams
    Deed, Bird Franklin to Jesse A. Adams
    Deed from Bird Franklin and wife to Jesse A. Adams

  • Notes 
    • The marriage license application for Bird Franklin and Nancy Middleton provides no background on Nancy or her parents or prior marital status. However, Nancy Middleton appears twice in the 1860 Census of Letcher County, KY, as the spouse of David Middleton. The second enumeration of the household occured late in the year, two households away from Bird and Agnes Franklin. Presumably, the Middleton family moved during the time census information was being gathered, and became neighbors to the Franklins on Crafts Colly.

      The two enumerations for the family contained different reported ages, but it is clear that this is the same family in both instances. The reported ages will be listed with the earlier enumeration first and data from the later one in parentheses:
      David Middleton, head of household, age 24 (27), born in KY
      Nancy Middleton, wife, age 20 (21), born in KY
      Mary Middleton, daughter, age 4 (5), born in KY
      Sarah Middleton, daughter, age 3, born in KY
      Elizabeth Middleton, daughter, age 6 mo., born in KY (listed only in second enumeration).

      The Index of Marriages for Letcher County, KY, lists the marriage of Burd (sic) Franklin and Nancy Middleton on August 22, 1878. Presumably Nancy was widowed by that date.

  • Sources 
    1. [S37437] Letcher County, KY, Marriage Bonds.

    2. [S23] Letcher County, KY, Marriage Bonds, Vol. 5, p. 147.