Andrew S. Dempsey: Birth: 23 JAN 1804 in Virginia. Death: 23 MAR 1892 in Jug Creek, Stark Township, Vernon County, Wisconsin
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
Note: 1791: At her grandfather William Wood's bequest, she received a feather bed in 1791 from his estate.
1810 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
1820 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
1830 U.S. Federal Census [see husband's listing]
Nancy was not been mentioned in the deeds for the sale of her father's estate, however, her children received money in the settlement of the estate in the years between 1853-1858:
William S. Dempsey, living in Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, sold his share of Charles Thompson's estate to William R. Wood for $25.00 on October 25, 1853. [Source: Nelson County Deed Book, Book 14, Page 44]
John W. Dempsey, living in Fayette County, (West) Virginia, sold his portion of Charles Thompson's estate in 1853 to William R. Wood for $20.00 but it was not recorded in the courthouse until February 1854. [Source: Nelson County Deed Book, Book 14, Page 60]
Andrew Dempsey's deed was dated April 6, 1857. He was living in Lawrence County, Ohio at the time of the sale and received $20.00 from William R. Wood. [Source: Nelson County Deed Book, Book 15, Page 30]
James and Jane Dempsey Hunt sold her portion of the Charles Thompson's estate of March 24, 1857 to William R. Wood for $20.00. They were living in Kane County, Illinois at the time of the sale. [Source: Nelson County Deed Book, Book 15, Page 13]
Elizabeth Dempsey Martin never received any portion of the estate of Charles Thompson. She was noted in a deed dated September 10, 1857 as the mother of Lucinda Martin Williams. Lucinda, living in Decatur County, Indiana at the time of the sale, received money from William R. Wood. The deed indicated that Elizabeth Dempsey had married Richard Martin. [Source: Nelson County Deed Book, Book 15, Page 246]
Mary B. Dempsey, widow of Samuel Mossbarger, received $20.00 from William R. Wood on July 20, 1858 for her portion of Charles Thompson's estate. She was living in Pike County, Ohio at the time of the sale. [Source: Nelson County Deed Book, Book 15, Page 279]
Chancery Records Index Close Case Details Locality: Nelson County, Virginia Index Number: 1858-007 Original Case Number: blank Plaintiff(s): William R. Wood Defendant(s): James Thompson etc. Surname(s): Dempsey, Mays, Painter, Rives, Thompson, Wood, Woody Wills: No Plat?: No Format: Scanned (http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/case_detail.asp?CFN=125-1858-007 : accessed 1 October 2014)
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