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Marriage: Children:
  1. Phoebe Arthur: Birth: ABT 1784 in , , , Va.

  2. Jane Arthur: Birth: 6 Mar 1786 in , , Bedford Co, Va. Death: 6 May 1849 in , , Putnam Co, Va

  3. Thomas Arthur: Birth: ABT 1788 in , , Bedford Co, Va. Death: AFT 1860 in , , Cabell Co, Va

  4. Nimrod Arthur: Birth: ABT 1789 in , , Bedford Co, Va. Death: ABT 1824 in , , Jackson Co, Oh

  5. Stephen Arthur: Birth: ABT 1790 in , , Bedford Co, Va. Death: ABT 1846 in , , Jackson Co, Oh

  6. Amos Arthur: Birth: ABT 1791 in , , Bedford Co, Va. Death: 1 Jun 1874 in , , Auglaize Co, Oh

  7. Benjamin Arthur: Birth: 1 Apr 1794 in , , Bedford Co, Va. Death: 4 Feb 1860 in , , Jackson Co, Oh

  8. Azariah Arthur: Birth: 20 Jun 1797 in , , Greenbrier Co, Va. Death: 8 Oct 1886 in , , Jackson Co, Oh

  9. Elizabeth Arthur: Birth: ABT 1798 in , , Greenbrier Co, Va. Death: ABT 1845 in , , Jackson Co, Oh

  10. Lewis Arthur: Birth: ABT 1802 in , , Bedford Co, Virginia. Death: 2 Jun 1887 in , , Scioto Co, Ohio

a. Note:   1 and age 71 in 1832, his tombstone say age 79 at death in 1837 (b. 1758). 1835 Pensioners list says age 83 (b. 1752) (The 1880 census of son Lewis says both parents born VA.)
  TAX LISTS: 1783 Joel Arthur Greenbrier Co tithe 1 1787 Joel Arthur Bedford 00012 1799 Joel Arthur Greenbrier tithe 1 1805 Joel Arthur Giles Co tithe 3 1821-1830 Joel Arthur is listed in Range 18, Town 5, Section 1. 80 acres. Jefferson Twp.
  CENSUS: 1810 Giles VA (formerly Greenbrier Co) Joel Arthur 11301-01001-0
  CENSUS: 1820 Jackson Co, OH p. 140 Madison Twp. Joel Arthur 000211-00401-05
  CENSUS: 1830 Jackson Co, OH p. 95 Jefferson Twp. Joel Arthur 000010100001-0000100001
  MARRIAGE: Estimated.
  DEATH: His date of death is given on his tombstone and in the Hanging Rock Iron Region History book
  WILL: lost from courthouse files. son Azariah Arthur was the executor per file reference. Joel Arthur, administrator Ezeriah Arthur Oct. 18, 1837 Vol. D p. 201. Joel Arthur late of Jackson Co was proven by James Hughes, Asa W. Isham and William Buckley, subscribing witnesses thereto. Ezaria Arthur the executor in said will named granted adm. (bond given by Lewis Harmon and Peter MCain. $300) John Horton, Enoch Ewing and John Johnson ordered to appraise personal property.
  TOMBSTONE: In Memory of Joel Arthur, died September 15, 1837 in the 79th year of his age. On Stapleton Farm in 1980 between Oak Hill and Jackson. Rt. 23 south to Rt. 32 east to Jackson. Take Rt 93 south toward Oak Hill. It is about 2 miles north of Oak Hill behind Waterloo Coal Co. (sign says Madison Mining)
  SOLDIER: American Revolution, Pension drafted and served 1780 about 4 mos under Capt. John Trigg, Lt. John Davis, Ensign William Hancock, Genl. Muhlenburg, Col. Maryweather, Maj. McClure. in Jun 1781 drafted for 3 1/2 mos. under Capt. Thomas Leftridge, Maj. Overstreet. witnesses Amos Jenkins and Benjamin Arthur. (crossed out Theophilis Blake and Joseph Horton). was born in Bedford Co in 1761 until thirty years since (1832) when he moved to Greenbrier Co where he resided about ten years when he moved to Jackson Co OH where he new resides and has resided about twenty years. Mrs. E. S. Moss of Williamsburg, KY said to be descendant of Joel in letter. said she read p. 622 McAllisters Militia Joel Arthur age 83 living in 1835 on Pension List. Christos Christou, Jr. has a supplemental application in the SAR for him. He marched through Richmond thence stationed between Little York & Norfolk, until sometime in the month of September, following he thinks he served 3 1/2 months at which time he was discharged.
  DEED: Theophilus Blake and Phebe his wife sold to Joel Arthur on Aug 3 1821 $100 W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Section One, TWP 5 (Jefferson) Range 18. 80 acres. DB A p. 82-83. witnesses Jacob Blake and Lewis Athur.
  DEED: Joel and Nancy Arthur sold to Theophilus Blake on Aug 3 1821 for $100 E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Section One TWP 5 (Jefferson) Range 18 80 acres. witnesses Jacob Blake and Lewis Arthur. DB A p. 83-4
  BIO: Hanging Rock Iron Region p 393 and others
Note:   BIRTH: His birth year comes from the age on his tombstone but his pension file says born 176 is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.