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Children:
  1. Mary York: Birth: 7 Feb 1822 in Bill's Creek, Overton, Tennessee. Death: 26 Oct 1906 in , Pickett, Tennessee

  2. Laura York: Birth: 1824 in Bill's Creek, Fentress, Tennessee.

  3. Elijah York: Birth: 1825/1826 in Bill's Creek, Fentress, Tennessee. Death: Oct 1881 in Loudonville, Fentress, Tennessee

  4. Uriah York: Birth: 1825 in Bill's Creek, Fentress, Tennessee. Death: 10 Jan 1865 in Jamestown, Fentress, Tennessee


Notes
a. Note:   mas York & Frances Mitchel. John York was tried for the murder of William Freels in the Spring Term of 1819 in Overton Co, TN. This trial was to be continued in the Fall Term of 1819 in White Co, TN, but no record can be found of that trial. Tennessee State Library and Archives Historical and Genealogical Information Acts of Tennessee 1796-1849.
  Tennessee State Library and Archives Historical and Genealogical Information Acts of Tennessee 1796-1849. York, John 1827 32 Private Private 219.1 Tried for murder -- Chapter CCXIX -- An Act in the relief of Joseph Wyatt. Sec 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee, That the treasurer of West Tennessee pay to Joseph Wyatt the sum of forty three dollars for his attendance as witness in behalf of the state in the prosecution against John York for murder: Provided it shall appear from the bill of costs now in the treasurers office that the same has not been paid, and tshat the same accrued after the change of venue in said cause. Jno. H. Camp, Speaker of the House of Representatives, W. Hall, Speaker of the Senate, December 12, 1827.
  York, John 1829 33 Private Private 291.1 Prisoner, taken from Davidson to White Co. -- Chapter CCXCI -- An Act for the benefit of Greenwood Paine and others. Sec. I. Beit enacted by General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That the treasurer of West Tennessee pay to Greenwood Paine, the sum of twenty one dollrs, and to John Corbet twenty dollars, for their travelling expenses in conveying John York as a prisoner from the county of Davidson to the jail of White county, and their receipts shall be a good other in the hand of said treasurer in the settlement of his accounts. Speaker of the Hourse of Representatives, Joel Walker, Speaker of the Senate, January 12, 1830.
  York, John 1831 35 Private Private 174.1 West TN prisoner transported from Nashville to Sparta -- Chapter CLXXIV -- An Act for the relief of Demsey Corbet, Christopher Corbet and others. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tnnessee, That the Treasurer of West Tennessee, be authorized and required to pay to Dempsey Corbet, Christopher Corbet, Buckley Walker, Jason Thompson and Thmas Dilworth, the sum of fourteen dollars each, for services rendered as guards in the year 1819, in conveying John York from the jail in Nashville to Sparta, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. F. W. Huling, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Burchet Douglass, Speaker of the Senate; December 15, 1831.
  York, John 1833 39 Private Private 203 Criminal -- Chapter XXIII -- An Act for the relief of William Corbit. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That the treasurer of West Tennessee, be authorized to pay to William Corbit the sum of fourteen dollars, for services rendered in 1819, as one of the guards in conveying John York from the jail of Nashville to Sparta, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. F. W. Huling, Speaker of the House of Representatives; D. Burford, Speaker of the Senate; Passed November 26, 1833.
Note:   It is presumed that John York, the great grandfather of Sgt. Alvin C. York was the son of Tho


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