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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. John W. Dempsey: Birth: 11 JAN 1802 in Virginia. Death: 7 DEC 1876 in Fayette County, West Virginia

  2. William S. Dempsey: Birth: 5 DEC 1803 in Virginia. Death: 11 DEC 1872 in West Virginia

  3. Andrew S. Dempsey: Birth: 23 JAN 1804 in Virginia. Death: 23 MAR 1892 in Jug Creek, Stark Township, Vernon County, Wisconsin

  4. Jane Dempsey: Birth: ABT 1806 in Virginia.

  5. Elizabeth Dempsey: Birth: BEF 1808 in Virginia. Death: BEF 1857

  6. Mary B. Dempsey: Birth: 19 FEB 1812 in Virginia. Death: 24 FEB 1892 in Seal Township, Pike County, Ohio

  7. Person Not Viewable


Sources
1. Title:   "Virginia, Marriages 1740-1850," (index-only)
Publication:   <i>Ancestry</i>, citing Dodd, Jordan R., et al., <i>Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850</i>, Precision Indexing Publishers, Bountiful, Utah

Notes
a. Note:   William were both listed in Amherst County in 1800. Jane, Tandy, and William may have been the oldest children of Susannah Dempsey. Both Jane and Tandy's families lived in the Rockbridge County, Virginia, according to the census of 1810 and 1820.
  The breakthrough on the children of Tandy Dempsey came from Mary Woolls.
  Is Tandy a possibly nickname for Andrew? I believe this is an error made by an earlier researcher: confusing Andrew G. Dempsey and Tandy Dempsey.
  BIRTH: Tandy's year of birth range has been estimated using the following records: 1830 (Logan) in 50-60 category = 1770-1779 1820 (Rockbridge) in 26 & under 45 category = 1776-1784 1810 (Rockbridge) in 26 & under 45 category = 1776-1784 1800 (Amherst) tax list (21 or older) = bef. 1779
  1800 Amherst County Tax List Tandy Demsey 1-0 [Source: The Virginia Genealogist-magazine Vol. 5-6 1961-62 page 82]
  1810 U.S. Federal Census Rockbridge County, Virginia Page 13 Tandy Demsey 2 males under 10 (John W., William S. and Andrew S.) 1 male 26 and under 45 (Tandy) 2 females under 10 (Jane and Elizabeth, born bet. 1805-1810) 1 female 26 and under 45 (Nancy) 4 persons in household under 16 yo 2 persons in household over 25 yo 6 persons in household (in file)
  1820 U.S. Federal Census Rockbridge County, Virginia Lexington Township, page 282 Tandy Dempsy 2 males 10 and under 16 (William S. and Andrew S.) 1 male 26 and under 45 (Tandy) 3 females under 10 (Mary, Margaret, and 1 other female) 2 females 10 and under 16 (Jane and Elizabeth, b. bet. 1805-1810) 2 females 26 and under 45 (Nancy and an unknown female) 3 persons engaged in Agriculture (image 13 of 18) Note: John W. who appears as the oldest of the children in the chancery records was born before 1803 and therefore missing from this listing.
  1824: G. T. Swain, "History of Logan County", states "The territory of Logan as it exists today was part of Fincastle County from 1738 to 1776, then a part of Montgomery until 1790, a part of Wythe until 1792, a part of Kanawha until 1809, when it became a part of Cabell and remained as such until it was organized into a county seat in 1823. The Act, creating Logan county passed January 12, 1824. Logan county was cut off parts of the counties of Cabell, Kanawha, Giles and Tazewell and included within it's boundaries all of the present counties of Boone, Fayette, Lincoln, Mercer, Mingo, McDowell, Raleigh, Wayne, and Wyoming."
  1824: Logan County, (West) Virginia, Tax List Tandy Dempsey does not appear on this list. I assume that he is still in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
  Tandy Dempsey appears to have moved from Rockbridge County, Virginia, to Logan County, (West) Virginia, between 1824-1827.
  1827: Logan County, (West) Virginia, Tax List Dempsey, Tandy 1 male over 16 no blacks over 12 no blacks over 16 no horses, asses, mares, mules or colts
  1830 U.S. Federal Census Logan County, (West) Virginia Tandy Dempsey 1 male 50 & under 60 (Tandy) 1 female 15 & under 20 (Mary b. abt. 1815-1820 or Margaret) 1 female 60 & under 70 (Nancy?, age off) total: 3 in household (13+14 in file)
  1836 Death: "In the fall of 1835, Tandy Dempsey came to John Pingry's, and on the 8th of August 1836 he died, being the first death in the township." [Source: History of Jay County, Indiana by M. W. Montgomery, published by Church, Goodman, and Cushing, Chicago, 1864; online http://www.countyhistory.com/books/jay.history/history17.htm]
Note:   We have no proof that Tandy Dempsey was a son of Susannah Dempsey. He and


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